FARM HOME AT SWEAltffS BURNED DOWN Swea City, Jan' 26 — Last week 'Wednesday morning the house on the Seller and McDonald farm, one- half mile north of town, was burned •to the ground. The place was tenanted by the Ben Lentsch family Mr. Lentsch had arisen at 5 a. m tmd had started a •went back to bed. fire. Then he Smelling smoke -at 6 o'clock he arose and found the roof and the walls ablaze. Mrs X«ntsch and the two children, IS months and six months old, were bundled up and taken to E. C. Peterson's, one-half mile north. No furniture or clothing was saved. A large house burned down on the same place seven years ago, and a small house was moved out from town to take its place. B. Ii. Jjwcot Pies In Minnesota— B. 'L. Sweet 53; former Swea City- an, died recently at hi.s home at <3rand Rapids, Minn., and burial was made at Cohasset,' Minn. He left a "widow, one son, Stanley, of Dover, Minn., and six daughters: Margaret. -McAdams, Eyeota, Minn.; Mrs. Robert Dutton, Elmore; Mrs. Floyd Harthan. Cohnsset: Dorothy, Alli- Tson, and Ruth, at home. There are five sisters, two brothers, and four grandchildren. The Sweets, who Jived here for some years, went to ;north Minnesota in the hope of ben- «fltting Mr. Sweet's health. He was W. member of the Methodist church. •OH Station Rollers Sentenced- Three men who confessed to the snobbery of the City Service oil station here December 27 were recently captured In Martin county, Winn., and were sentenced by Judge Haycraft at Fairmont. The men •were Glen Sceaney, Harold Marris, and Orlando Clemens, all of Truman, Minn. They were given indeterminate sentences not to exceed tfive years to the Stillwater peniten- -tiary. They committed several other robberies the same night. Mr. "Slomster has recovered a revolver stolen from the service station here. XHtle Girl Appendix A'lctlm— Laura May, little daughter of Mr •and Mrs. S. F. Smith, north of town, died a week ago at Armstrong, following an appendicitis, •operation, and burial was made in the Harrison cemetery last week Wednesday, after funeral services at the Lutheran church, the Rev 'Mr. Swanson, pastor, in charge. The child, who was born at Algona on April 2, 1923, was nearly nine years old. Besides her parents she lef two brothers. Lone Rock P. T. A. Holds Old Time School Party Lone Rock, Jan. 26—The P. T. A held Its regular meeting last week Thursday evening and the program was In the form of an old-fashioned school. Parents came dressed as school children, and J. M. Blanchard, who once taught the A, B. C.'s, was again a teacher for a night. He had his hands full, for the dignified parents were unruly and full of tricks, and modern youth would have gasped with envy at the antics of the scholars. When' roll call sounded each responded with a verse or song. A spelling match finished up the party, with Evelyn Behrman and Floy Jones on one side, and Juanita Dunn and Mrs Fern Krueger on the other. Mr. Blanchard ran out of .words so they called It a draw. Old Friends Heard From— The P. M. Chrlstensens received a letter from their daughter Marietta, who graduated last year from the nurse's training school in Des Moines, and who ie now taking post graduate work in surgery at the Michael Reese hospital in Chicago. She recently visited the Ray Johnsons who own, a beautiful home there. The Johnsons have three children, an'd MrsL Johnson will perhaps be better remembered as Myrtle Franklin, who taught the primary grades here years ago. Ray had just returned from Michigan, where he was doing carpenter work and expected to leave soon for Kentucky, where he was putting roofing on aeroplane hangars. Work Is scarce in Chicago, so he seeks employment wherever he can find it. • Sells Cattle In P. M. Christensen left a week ago Tuesday to attend a national western stock show at Denver. Christensen and Merwin had Polled Herefords entered for show and sale. He reports Mr. two sin, Mont. Weather conditions in Denver are springlike, with no enow except in the mountains. However, the other western states have plenty of snow. Surprise Birthday Parfy Glren— A surprise birthday party in honor of Mrs. Claud Hawks was held at the Ed Marlow home at Burt Friday afternoon. Families present were the Dell and Hugh Marlows, Lone Rock, and Lem and Bert Marlow's, of Burt. Mrs. Hawks wns presented with a woolen blanket. She left Monday for her home at Brockton Mont. In three months she expects to return to Rochester for furthei treatments. B. B. Tenins Win Two Games— Lone Rock split a double header with the Bancroft high school teams on the local floor last week Tuesday night. The Lone Rock boys won 26-11, and the girls lost 21-30 They played at Fenton Friday night and Lone Rock girls won 11-10, and the boys lost 12-11. It was a fast close game. Buys Snow Plow Parts— Supervisor and Mrs. Charles Morris drove to Mason City Sunday, where Mr. Morris got some repairs for the snow plow. Mrs. Jay Godden stayed with Mrs. Krueger, who is ill In bed at the Morris home. Students Practice Operetta— Juanita Dunn, music instructor, is working on the grade operetta, Goldilocks. The 'boys and girls are also practicing for the music festival which will be given at Algona soon. Pieces Studied- High school pupils have commenced work on declamatory pieces and expect to have them ready the by February 8. the sale as fair, for financial conditions :here are about -the same as here. One Polled Hereford was sold to a Mr. Armpur of Globe, Ariz., and the other to a Mr. Taylor, of Judith Ba- Threc Ribs Fractured— John. Whitford suffered three fractured rjbe last week when a horse crowded him against the side of the barn Saturday afternoon. Hone Soils Variety Store— Guy Bone has sold his varietj store to H. E. Engetrom, St. Paul •who will take charge February 1 "Mr. and Mrs. Bone, who live in 3-ooms over the store, will move to their house in the south part of town, now occupied by the Elliot Kulandere. The Kulanders wil -move to Lakota, Elliott having secured a position in the Citizens' Savings bank. Mr. Bone is undecided /concerning future work. •Infant. Falls to Live— A son, named Robert Allen, was horn to Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Carr last •week Monday, but died Saturday morning. He was frail from birth Tttr. and Mrs. Carr have six othei children, three sons and three daughters. The baby was buried in the Armstrong cemetery Sunday -afternoon, after a short funeral ser- ••srice at the home conducted by the 3Rev. B. L. Weaver, Methodist pas- -tor here. Blocked Roads Prevent Meeting 1 — A Methodist men's group meeting ~*vh,ich was to have been held at "Uolliver last week Monday evening -was postponed indefinitely because The night school evening was also .of blocked roads. Mast week Monclav -postponed, as were the high school •Declamatory contests scheduled for 3ast week Wednesday and Thursday *venings. The night school was to •aneet this week Monday evening as Tisual. 3t. B. Onnies Won and Lost— The H. S. basketball first team ^«von from Ledyard Friday evening, 26-1-1, but the local second team lost Last week Tuesday evening •12-9. 'tooth H. S. teams won from Bode, 3the first team by a 25-S score, the ^second team, 12-4. The Cardinals •won from the Gilkereon Union Giants at Elmore last week Tuesday -..wight, 30-29, and in a Sunday game -•won from the Denison club, Mason aCity, 37-17. Sffurlel Myre Is Bride— Muriel Myre and Reinhold Busch 'Were married at the home of the *ride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert SHyre, northeast of town, last week •"Wednesday, the Rev. Mr. Seimens, *f the local Baptist church, officiating-. The bride's parents served a Wedding dinner to 64 guest.s. Chipping Ass'n Xunies Dlrei'lorn— No business of importance was 'transacted at the recent annual -meeting of the North Ko.ssuth Ship- fling association, except that Wil- •llam Thompson and Eli Anderson "were elected directors tfyinan was reflected. and (Jeorge ''Women Sew for Charity— Seventy-five women gathered at the Methodist church basement last <week Wednesday to sew for local •welfare work. The Legion Auxiliary •sewed for the same purpose lam Thursday at Mrs. Fred I'eterson's. 'IB. C. Peterson's Father Dlt-s— K. C. Petej-Kon received word Saturday of the death c.f hi* father, Whose home was at Ciowrio. K. C. •JMid his wife went down Sunday and "»vhen they returned the funeral arrangements had not yet been made. Undergo Operations. Four operations have been performed at the Konsuth hospital dur- •ing the last week: Mrs. Milton -Reeves Algona, appendectomy; Mrs SPeter Hayenga, Fenton, surgical; -Wrs. John Simon, Creseo township *urglcal; and C. D. Colburn, Algona, ^appendectomy. Blythe Shop to Be Opened. Irvington, Jan. 26— It te reported -that William GUlespie, former Al- Rut- *ona blacksmith, and Loren fc-ave rented the Blythe black- id will open near future. ST, BENEDICT CHURCH ENDS ANOTHER YEAR St. Benedict, Jan. 20—The annual financial statement of the St. Benedict Catholic church was distributed by Father Loeffelholz Sunday. There are some 125 pew holders, and total receipts last year were nearly $5,000. There was a small balance on hand at the beginning of the new fiscal year. The auditing committee consisted of Father Loeffelholz, John L. Raskopf, and Will Arndorfer. Elevator Stockholders Meet— The Farmers Grain company held its annual meeting- at the St. Benedict elevator Monday afternoon. John and Leo Arndorfer and Dan Froelich were reelected directors. Officers last year merfall, president; were P. F. Im- Leo Arndorfer, vice president; Dan Froelich, secretary-treasurer; AVilliam Eich, manager. Ben Recker is the other director. The company's assets exceed 21,000, and total sales in 1931 exceeded $34,000. at Other St. Benedict. E. F. Rahm, bank examiner Ottumwa, spent the week-end with his family. He reported good weather in that part of the state, with no snow and the fields and lawns still green. Mr. and Mrs. John M. Witte visited William Arndorfer Sunday afternoon. Mr. Arndorfer, who had an operation six weeks ago is improving. A fireman's ball at Wesley was well attended last Thursday night. A number of St. Benedict people attended. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Downs recently visited the Homer Downs family at Titonka to see a new boy. J. O. and his wife now have two boys. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Weiner entertained their club Tuesday evening at three tables of 500. Ella Simons, employed at Algona, spent Sunday with her mother, Mrs. Mary Simons. The Martin Bleichs, Titonka, visited Mrs. Bleich's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Seller, Sunday. Mrs. Mary Fasbender will from now on close her store at G p. m. South Creseo Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wilkins took GOOD HOPE HELPS COUPLE OBSERVE 52ND WEDDING Good Hope, Jan. 26—A group relatives and friends gathered Geiffert Kueck's, a mile north of the Good Hope church, last week Wednesday to help them celebrate their 52nd wedding anniversary. Among persons present were Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Peterson, .Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kueck, two children, Seneca; Mr .and Mrs. W. I. Dodds, and Carl Kueck, Good Hope. Dinner was served at noon, and the rest of the day spent in happy social communion. The Rev. and Mrs. Allen H. Wood called in the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Kueck are both in good health and seem to be assured of many such anniversaries in years to come. Mrs. Hicks to Aberdeen, S. 1).— Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Nelson, Mrs. Ardath Hicke, and the latter's son Bobbie called at parsonage last evening on their the Good Hope week Wednesday way home from Ringsted. Mrs. Hicks and Bobbie, who had been visiting the Nelsons, have gone to Aberdeen, S. D., to join Mr. Hicks. Mr. Hicks, who had been employed at the Kress Store, Sioux City, several years, has been made assistant manager of the company's store at Aberdeen, a much merited promotion. Good Hope Men Plan Dinner— A dinner which the men of the Good Hope church were to serve several weeks ago, but which it was necessary, to postpone because of bad roads and weather will be serv- ecf next week Thursday or Friday. Watch for Algona and Burt window posters and the local papers for details next week. There will be no disappointment in the satisfactory character of this dinner. A charge of 35c for adults will be made; less for children. The public is invited. William Trcptow Is Improved- William Treptow, who has been sick two weeks with intestinal flu, is sufficiently recovered to sit up part of the day. "Uncle Billy" has a wrestle with this malady each winter and never fully recovers his strength" till he can get about in spring sunshine. Here's hoping for an early spring! Horses Treated for Hots— A group of Good Hope farmers will have their horses treated this week Wednesday for the eradica- LU VERNE MAN DIES AFTER OPERATION Lu Verne, Jan. 26—John Frlestad, 88, died last week. Tuesday morning at Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, where he had been operated on for obstruction of the bowels two weeks previously. He Is survived by a widow and ten children, the eldest 12, the youngest only a few weeks old. The family has resided on the Henry Rlstau farm, northwest of town, seven years. Funeral services were, held' last Thursday at the Laird & McCullough chapel at Algona and St, Olaf's Norwegian Lutheran church, Bode, Rev. Mr. Haugen, pastor, officiating. Mrs, Friestad's brothers, Samuel and Gustaf Nelson, Ottawa, 111., came to be with their sister a few weeks. \ Mr. Frieetad was born December 8, 1893, at Friestead, Norway, and in 1013 came to America. For a time he lived at Ottawa, and on December 1, 1917, he was married there to Hannah Nelson. The Friestads moved to a farm near Ottosen in 1919 and farmed there a year. Then they spent a year .at Esthervllle, following which they moved to farm near Irvington. The children are Selma, Elma, Verna, Vina, Sylvia, Leroy, John, Howard, Richard, Russell, and Edwin, the latter only five weeks old. Mr. Frieetad also left hie parents, a brother, and three sisters in Norway. Pall-bearers were Bert Sankey, John Ramus, Chris Nygard, and George Miller. Mr. Frlestad was the local school director at the time of his death. Sexton Mrs. Harvey Steven took her Sunday school class to Monroe Helter's, south of Weeley, Friday evening to surprise Lyle Heiter in honor of hie birthday. Lyle is a member of the class. The Harvey Stevens were Sunday dinner guests at John Wermersen's, Algona. Mrs. Steven ie a daughter of the Wermersene. Mr. and Mrs. B. O. Johnson, of Kanawha, spent Monday with the latter's sister, Mrs. Fred Nehring, at the local Champlin gas station. Mrs. Nehring'e parents, Mr. and Mrs. Glave, were here the same day. Mrs. Nehring and her son Donald spent Sunday with the Glaves at Britt. The Aid met last Thursday afternoon with Mrs. G. B. Wise at the Wise store. There was a good attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Paetz and their daughter Freda spent Friday and Saturday at Des Moines. Mrs. A. L. Greenfield returned Saturday evening from two weeks at Clem Cunningham's, where she cared for Mrs. Cunningham and the new baby, Donna Evelyn. Mrs. Albert Grosenbach entertained at 6:30 dinner Monday evening in honor of Mns. Grosenbach's birthday. The Grosenbachs attended a Farm Bureau meeting Friday at Fred Geigel's, near Irvington. Mr. and Mrs. John Ramer have as guests this week Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Morle, of Remsen. Mrs. Morie,' who is a niece of Mre. Ramer, and her husband were married last week Wednesday. Four Corners Mr. and Mrs. F. L,. Miller to Des I tlon of nose and bot-flies. Moines Friday and both of the Millers underwent operations Saturday at the Polyclinic hospital. Monday night they were reported doing well. Two daughters Mesdames L. L. Wellendorf and F. ID. Bartholomew, .vere to go to Des Moines this week Wednesday to visit them. Mrs. John Simon underwent another Berious operation Saturday at the Kossuth hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Harris, Fairmont, former residents here, came Friday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Rhoba Ciaylor, at the Baptist church and burial at Livermore. The Harrises visited the W. L. Martins and Perry A'uii Atetines while they were here. The Aid invites the public to attend early supper this week Friday evening at D. JO. AVlldin's, two miles south of the Creseo church. Aid members are to take sandwiches and covered dishes. The M. & D. club met last Thursday with Mrs. Lucille Rich, opening song was Massa's in Cold, Cold Ground. Roll call answered by school recollections. An Interesting paper, with pictures illustrate the Black Hills, was given by Mrs. Roy Lowman. A piano number was given by Mrs. Everett Witham, two vocal numbers, companied by a ukelele, were given by Grace Witham, a duet by Mary Joyce and Phyllis Rich accompanied by Evelyn Nickerson at the piano, recitations by Mary Joyce and Edmund Rich. Mrs. Joseph Elbert was taken in as a new member, ty-three members and two visitors were present. Lunch was by the hostess. The next meeting will' be February 4 with Schutz. The opening song will be Battle Hymn of the Republic. Roll Call will be answered by Valentine thoughts. A paper on Lincoln is to be given by Mrs. Ida Nickerson, a poem of VAlentln* 4*? 'by MIMred Roblneoh, ,vEach member Ift to bring a nickel and a home'made valentine. The nickels, will be sent to ah orphan's home an! valentines wlif be ueefl for a valentine box at th)« meeting. Gets State Brand. The West Bend ' Credmery has qualified under the state law for the right to Use the state brand on Its butter. ANNOUNCEMENTS TO THE VOTERS OF KOSSUTH county: I hereby announce my candidacy for the republican nomination for county recorder, subject to the decision of the voters In .the June primaries.—Helen Dickinson. 31ul9-21 TO THE VOTERS OF KOSSUTH county: I hereby announce my candidacy for Republican nomination for sheriff of Kossuth county, subject to 'the will of the voters at the June primaries.—E. L. Harris. ' 32PA20-23 I HEREBY ANNOUNCE MY CAN- didacy for County Auditor of Kossuth county, subject to the will of the .republican voters at the June primary. Your vote and support will be appreciated.—Harley E. Bartlett. 32PAtf I AM A CANDIDATE IN THE June primaries for the republican nomination for supervisor in the First district, consisting of Whlttemore, Garfield, Creseo, Riverdale, Irvington, Sherman, and Lu Verne .townships. — Hugh Raney, Irvington township. 33(2)20tf TO THE VOTERS OF KOSSUTH county—The undersigned hereby announces his intention to seek the Republican nomination for the office of county treasurer, subject to the will of the voters as expressed at the primary election June 6, 1932 — H. N. Kruse. Half Price We are including our entire stock of fine fur-trimmed winter coats—none reserved-at this ridiculously low price. No jg matter what size, we have a choice of |j styles for you to select from. H Think! We are actually giving you a $20 is coat for only $10, and every other price = garment on the same basis. I Christensen 1 Bros. Co. "Algona's Garment Center" Bedding Sale ins Thurs., Jan. 28 Luxurious, Soft, Fleecy, and Warm are these beautiful blankets of pure fluffy wool—deep fleecy cottons and wool and cotton mixtures. Every desirable color combination and the most wanted sizes are found in this sensational sale of bedding. NEW TIRES ELIMINATE tures and tire trouble during winter driving.—Gamble Stores. Hogs Worth Saving Look here farmers!—Our mineral ut $2 a hundred Is absolutely guaranteed. BOTSFOE1) LUSIBEH CO. JIM POOL, Manager Doan Mrs. Dora Kerrigan spent the .veek-end with the Carl Paetz children while Mr. and Mrs. PaetK were at Dos Moines. Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Olson and daughter Ardeen, with the Harry Seeley family, of Irvlngton, were 'riday guests of Mre. Vanderlinden n Algona. The Leonard Drager and Ivoyal Young families were entertained Friday at Bob Young'a in honor of Mr. Young's birthday. f Apples Extra Special Buy Idaho Jonathans Large, snappy, juicy, heavy pack baskets $1.38 THIS WEEK WHITE'S GROCERY The Raymond Mayers were en- ertainod at Brian Asa's Tuesday WANTED Part Wool Blankets Large double bed size part wool plaid blanket sheets with sateen binding. Sale Price 89c All Wool Blankets Cotton Blankets Fluffy heavy weight, large double bed size, pretty plaid double blankets, in all colors. Sale price $1.59 Sale price $2.69 Part Wool Blankets Our popular "Wooly Wonder" large double bed size part wool plaid blankets, in all colors. Pure wool blanket comforters in .pretty solid colors with contrasting borders that are of the large double bed size. Part Wool Blankets Our famous Jumbo part wool blankets in the extra large size, in every wanted color. All Wool Blankets Finest quality pure virgin wool, large size double blankets in all of the wanted bedroom colors. Sale price $3.69 Sale price $2.98 Sale price $6.69 EXTRA Standard quality cotton blankets sheets In the full Special double bed slz ®» *» »»y oi r the wanted bedroom colors. (. AUTO AND LOUNGING ROBES !-3off You may choose from our entire stock of auto robes and beautiful wool blanket robes at Sale Discount Mattress Pads Pull double bed size mattress pads of an excellent quality. Sale price $1.69 Bleached Sheeting Standard quality 81-inch or 9-4 bleached sheeting. Sale price 23c Bed Spreads Two special offerings in pretty bedspreads at greatly reduced prices. - _„„.,., ,^ Sale price, $1.98, 2.98 ^n^ri!!^' WearweU Sheeting 9-4 width, sale price _____ _36c 8-4 width, sale price ^ ____ 33c 7-4 width, sale price __ 29c 42-inch tubing, sale price _23c Cotton Bats Nice fluffy white cotton bats m the 3 lb, full comforter size, Sale price 69c Comforter Challe tale price-- - 81x90 «heeu, .al e price _ . .93,. '« le w °»> Yarn ca,e., , ale . |° 7 * Christensen "Algona'i Greate.t Store"
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