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1982. at After Inventory Sale of Dresses S, 7.40 each Our inventory has been taken and we find after a complete check-up we have more than a hundred dresses that were priced at $$11.75, $15.00 and $19.75. These consist of silk crepes, satins, travel prints, and georgettes. We also have several knit suits and light weight wool dresses in these same price ranges, all of which are grouped in one big offering, on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, January 28-29-30 at $7.40 each DON'T MISS TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THIS UNUSUAL OFFERING Christ ens en Bros. Co. Algona's Garment Center.. $ s s WE ARE GIVING $10000 .IN ORDER WORTH OP WORK COUNTY ADVANCE, AL30NA. IOWA FREE I To advertise the Peterson Studio To acquaint you with the type of work we are doing. To introduce the new "Super Sensitive"' film which permits extreme speed in exposure and Gets That Natural Expression WE OFFER-- >For a limited time only a full size 8x10 portrait, hand* colored in oils, for the price of coloring alone. A Gu»ro»t««d ia.00 Portrait for $1.W to the first one hundred people who arrange for ft sitting ,.••'...-' * Offer expires February Mth Peterson Studio * s » $ $ $ $ $ C, L, MINKLER DIES SUDDENUIN WEST News has been received here that O. L/. Mlnkler, known to many Al- gonlans as "Rash," died at his fruit ranch near Stockton, Calif., last week Wednesday. The cause of death has not been learned. He was reported In good health at Christmas time. Mr. Mlnkler, who waa 75, was born here February 9,1857. His parents were %fr. and Mre. Orange rtlnkler, who came to Algona In the all of 1856, traveling via prairie schooner and oxen. At that time here were only three or four cab- ns In Algona. The elder Mlnkler 1 , vho was a drayman, hauled goods 0 Algona for trade, and among oth- 3r things he hauled the first prlnt- ng press to Algona. Mr. Mlnkler, who was for a time 1 farmer, was married to Lottie ilson 42 years ago. They moved to California, where Mr. Mlnkler was first a grocer and then a ranch owner. They are survived by two ihildren, Clyde and Stella, both mar- •lecl. Other surviving relatives are Mrs. D. L. Driver, Algona; Ozro Mlnkler, Sangar, Calif.; Louis Minker, Oreeley, Colo.; and Wyatt Minker, Hoquin, Calif. George Minkler, a brother, died at Tacoma four months ago, and another brother, John W. Minkler, 'ortland, Ore., died January 7. PORTLAND links MEET DESPITE SNOW Burt Jan. 26—The Portland Peppy Pals met Saturday and In spite of blustery winter weather, 18 out of 22 members attended: Oretchen and Blancho McParland, Darlene Stott, Viva Brayton, Lucille Wateon, Elda and Edith Jandl, Bernice, Larsen, Marion Bernhard. lona Godfsedson Grace Godfredson, Ella Woltz, Letha Mann, Lois Mann, Alie Esary, Pear Woltz, Lois ''Graham, and Ada Schwietert. There was no program but the girls quilted a "Sunburst 1 quilt, which will be sold, and a com- mltte made out home furnishing programs for the year. "We wil study home furnishing. Six mothers helped with the quilting: Mrs Stott, Mrs. Nels Godfredson, Mrs Bernhard, Mrs. Schwietert, Mrs Woltz, and Mrs. Alfred Godfredson club leader. Iva Trunkhill and Muriel Body, home demonstration agent, were guests. Miss Trunkhil will hereafter be the club leader, assisted by Mrs. Godfredson. Lunch was served by the hostesses and the girls were taken home via bobsled; LEDYARD YOUTH AND PILOT GROVE GIRL ARE MARRIED Ledyard, Jan. 26 — Last week Wednesday evening at 5:30 Reno aon of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Busch and Muriel Meyers,' Pilot Grove were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ber Meyers. Alfred Busch, brother o the bridegroom, was best man, and the bride's sister Marian, was brides maid. The James and Warren Lloyda, the Alvln and Augus Busch families, Mrs. Fred Busch and Laura Busch attended the mar rlage. The couple gave a dance a the Woodman hall here Fridaj night. They will be at home afte March 1 on the Butterworth farm where Bert Patterson now lives. SKIN TO BE GRAFTED ON LEGS BURNED IN RESCUE Irvington, Jan. 26—Earl Powell son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. William Greenfield here, was taken from the Park hospital, Mason City, wheri he had 'been since last -June, to Iowa City. Mr. Powell was seriously burned from the knees down las June when he put out a blaze in a neighbor's clothing which had caught fire when the man attempt ed to shoot off a firecracker. Mr Powell's ankles have not yet healed and new skin is to be grafted on a Iowa City in an effort to force them to recover, \ Real Savings for Friday and Saturday j>>esh shipment f^ncy Seedless Grapefruit, <Joz. ,-85e Grape-^uts, per pkg. i., ............. --- -r- — 16® Shelled Popcorn, 5 «w. .„•„,„_ _______ — ...... 85e , Sp&gAetti, 5 pkgs, — 85c Noodles, Wasl *f r « , salted, ? Ibs, n&Co. Mrs. M. P. Haggard, her son John, and Mrs. M. J. Weaver spent Tuesday at Fort Dodge. Mrs. Paul Fox, Sac City, came Sunday for a week with the S. J. Jackus family. She Is a niece of Mrs. Backus. Mrs. R. H. Miller spent last week Tuesday and Wednesday at Esther- yllle with her parents, Mr. and Mre. i, G. Thompson. 'Attorney Edw. Kelly, Emmets- jurg, was here Monday. Mr. Kelly s County Attorney G. D. Shumway's law partner. Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Malone left for iolorado Springs, Colo., Tuesday for i stay of Indefinite length. They raveled in their car. Mrs. Jessie Collins Mt. Union, came Sunday for several days with her son, D. Wane Collins, local high school band Instructor. Mr. and Mrs. G. 'S. Buchanan and VIr. and Mrs. A. L. Long entertained six couples at dinner Monday night at the Buchanan home. S. E. McMahon, who had been confined to his home since last week Tuesday, threatened with pneumonia, was reported improving Friday. MERLE NORTON WILL TAKE ADVANCEJMtyURSE AT I, C, Merle Norton, R. N. superintend ent of nurses at the Kossuth hospital,, leaves sometime next week for Iowa City to enter the-university as a graduate nurse for the second semester, taking advanced courses Mies Norton, who is a daughter o: Mr, and Mrs";. B. E. Norton, was graduated from the university schoo of nursing a few years ago, and for a time was assistant instructor in the school. Meta Gade, Whlttemore will take her place at the hpspita here. • HORSE NOSE-FLY CONTROL WORK WILL BE CONTINUED Replies to questionnaires on horee nose-fly control work, in Kosautl in 1931 show generally favorable results, according to County Agen Morrison, who says that returns from two townships showed practically 100 per'cent satisfaction and a desire to continue the work in 1932 Veterinarians' have reduced the fee for administering the -required carbon disulphide capsules from 50c to 40o ari aijimal. Hallock Announces, H. B. Hallock, of Clarion, has announced, his candidacy for renom- ination <ae the republican candidate for treasurer of Wright county. Mr Hallock, who published the 'Bun Monitor many years ago and later edited a paper at Eagle Grove, married one of the Denison Paine girls, now deceased. He has been treasurer for several terms. Ledyard Youth Weds. Ledyard, Jan. 86 — 'Last week r ednes4ay Fred Logemapn Jr., ol Ledyard, and Arlynn Sohaefer, ol Wheatland, were married at the home of the brWe's parents. Mahel and Walter ILogemamj Ledyardj attended. The couple will live on farm Rear grfcefrn, MJUJJB. Breaks Ug Coasting, Mrs. P. S. Norton wan sick last week, but was 'rlday. reported improved The Methodist Aid will serve a >ublic supper Saturday . evening, February 6, In the church basement. The menu will be published next iveek. Mrs. Johnson, Minneapolis, visited Saturday and Sunday with her mother, Mrs. Lee Wlnslow, who has ieen ill several weeks, suffering from a blood clot. Charles Samson, Hooper, Neb., and tils son Roy are spending the week at the Jerry Helgens, Claude Samson, Clinton Sampson, and Mrs. Williamson homes. Mr. and Mrs. George Good, Spirit Lake, spent Sunday with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Good, and Mrs. Good's parents, Mr. and.Mrs. B. P. Benson. Mrs. Grace Austin, Spencer, is visiting .Eillle Blinkman. She formerly'-lived here and with her former husband opened the -sandwich shop on north Thorington street. Andrew Anderson, H. W. Pletch, and M. J. Streit are attending a Farmers Grain Dealers convention at Fort. Dodge Tuesday, yesterday, and today. They operate local grain offices. George, 2% -year-old son of Mr. and Mrd. R. W. Roeder, has been sick since Friday with bronchitis. The Roeders have two daughters. Mr. Roeder Is a Milwaukee railway postal clerk. The Rev. P. J. Braner, who wae sick several days with infection In the throat, will be able to preach again next Sunday. Mrs. ' Braner took care of his school duties during his illness. Bernice Harrington, freshman at Grinnell, came home Tuesday for a visit till Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Harrington. The college was having a between-semesters vacation. Duane Benesh, Waterloo, is spending this week with George' Benesh, manager of the local A. & P. store With Harold Blinkman ^ and Faris Miner, George was at Waterloo, his old home, Sunday. Donald Rhode, assistant at the L. M. Merritt funeral home, returned Saturday, after a.few weeks at his home at Perry and at Des Moines preparing for the state board examination for morticians. The Rev. Louis Richmann, Burt, visited the Rev. P. J. Braner Saturday, the Robert Dreyers, Tltonka were Sunday guests, and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hlntz, Lu Verne, called last week Wednesday. ' The D. A. Barnards recently moved into the Dr. F, E. Sawyer tenant house on south Harlan. They had been living in Robert Young's tenant house. Mr. Barnard Is manager of the local Gamble store. Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Sanders, Charles City, and their son Jlmmie are expected today for a visit till Sunday with Mr. Sanders' mother, Mre. Lura Sanders, city librarian. R. C. is in the ice cream business. Mr, and Mrs. R. H. Miller entertained their contract bridge club at dinner Sunday night. Other members are Mr. and Mrs. P, J. Christensen Mr. and Mrs. D. R, Steele, and Mr. and Mrs; H, M, Hauberg. Mr, and Mrs. W. A, Barry and Kathleen Holtzbauer drove to Des Moinee Friday to visit Mre. Barry's sister, Mrs. C. B. M. Smith, who was the subject of an operation at Mercy hospital January 14. Mrs. 'Smith is recovering rapidly. This is home butchering week in Iowa, sponsored: by the farm organ? izations of the state and the State college Extension 'Service, How 'extensively if at all more than ordinary it is being observed in Kossuth has not been learned; M. J. Pool, of the Botsford Lumber company, returned Friday from Minneapolis, where he had epent the week attending a lumberman's convention. During his absence Assistant Manager W. E, Bradfleld had charge of the yard. Mrs. S, P. Donahue, Wagner, S. D., arrived Friday to visit Mrs. A, C. Willey. She Is known to maijy elderly Algoniane, for she' lived here years ago and kept house for her cousin, -the late Father Halpin. She had visited a sister at Sioux Falls before coming here. W. J'. and Henry Becker have Just redecorated their Elk cleaning quartets in the Kohlhaas building. This Is one of the most modernly equipped cleaning works in northern Iowa. Three trucks are operated, and 27 towns neighboring Algona are visited regularly, •Mre. James Biggins, Fort Dodge, an,d her granddaughter, Mary Catherine Cain, who makes her home with her grandparents, went home Tuesday, after a visit since Fr with Mary Catherine's father, M. B. Cain, Milwaukee railway postal clerk. Bernice Stock and N. Joberg, of Eagle Grove, £pent the t week-end with 'the Conner's parents, Mr. and Mrs, A. K. Stock. Bernice teaches physical education in the Eagle Grove schools. Mr. and Mrs, Stock took' them back to Eagle Grove Sunday. , W. A. Drewelow, of Omaha, epec- tej agent for the National Union Fire Insurance company and the National Union Indemnity company, e6ns to whom Christmas "Seals were sent before Christmas have failed to return either seals or check for the same. She.Is anxious to close her books and desires prompt replies from delinquents. The Rotarians and the Kiwanlans will hold a Joint meeting at the Algona hotel next Monday noon, George Jadlsch of Ames, member of the state pharmacy board 'and 'the board's liaison official with the state medical society, will be the speaker. • Judge J. J. Clark, Mason City, will be speaker at a Methodist Sunday school family night at the local church Friday evening, February 12. His topic will be, "Making a Living and Making a Life." Members will take eats, and coffee will be served. This will be the annual get-together event. Mrs. Rex Van Alstine, Gilmore City, and her two daughters went home last Thursday, after two weeks with the former's sister, Mrs. F. D. Williams. The Van Alstlnes are moving to Omaha this week. A Gilmore City bank with which Mr. Van Alstine was connected closed last fall. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Roupe, Alexander, and their three children spent Sunday with Arnold's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Roupe, and Irma Dee Roupe, who had spent three weeks at her brother's, came home with them. The elder Mrs. Roupe accompanied the Arnold Roupes home for a week's visit. The delinquent tax sale Monday was tame compared with what it might have been if it had been held on the first Monday in December. There were few bidders for the 179 farm descriptions and 29 town lots left delinquent. County Treasurer Kruse collected $24,695.88 in taxes since the tax sale wae adjourned in December. Mrs. A. B. Hicks and her little son Bobby went to Aberdeen, S. D., last Thursday to join Mr. Hicks, who has been promoted to assistant manager of a Kresge store there. The family had been living in Sioux City. Mrs. Hicks and her son had spent'a "week' with the .former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Nelson, of Union township. ..i,Paul &! Donnelly were low bidders for graveling No. 169 from Humboldt south to the paving at a letting held at Ames last week Tuesday by the state highway commission. The grading on this road wae completed last year, but it has hac no gravel and in wet weather the .road has been impassable, travelers being routed over the old road County Agent Morrison, Geo. W Godfrey, county Farm Bureau president, M. L. Johnson, of Eagle township, past president, Edwarc Droessler, of Bancroft, director, J C. Skow, Wesley, Mrs. J. H. Warburton, of Lakota, county woman's chairman, and Muriel Body, H. D A., attended -the state Farm Bureau convention at Des Moines las week. Coroner L. M. Merritt recently bought a cold weather ambulance stretcher and pallet for use in transporting sick patients in cold weather. The outfit includes a large rubber blanket which when zippered up and buttoned holds the body hea of the patient within blankets and keeps the patient from exposure Hickory slate In the bag container insure riding comfort. Harley Troutman, who is attend ing a commercial college at Mil waukee, came home Saturday for a ten-day visit with his mother, Mrs Delia Troutman. The school is having a vacation between terme. Har ley and Vernon Storm went to Aus tin, Minn., Saturday to visit til Monday. Margaret Jones, of Aus tin, accompanied them home, and is a gueet of the home Troutmans. Kate Skinner and her brother-in law, Anton Dldriksen, drove to For Wodge Sunday and met the for mer's mother, Mrs. E. J. Skinner who came from Omaha, where sh ; nad spent a-month following a ma jor operation at the German Lu> theran hospital. Mrs. Skinner Is a present at the home of her daugh ter, Mrs. Frank Seeley. -She hat visited a brother at Omaha since leaving the hospital. C. H. Bailey, Gary, S. D., who has taken the Advance many years writes: "I enclose check for another year. We have several inches o snow, and many of the sideroads are impassable for cars, but we surely welcome the moisture, for i .was dry and hot here last summer and we had poor crops. With the prices of farm products so low, the short srbps were a real hardship on most farmers and also on business men. Bank failures top have helped complicate, the situation. This IB the first time in the 22 years we have lived here that we have hat to buy a large quantity.- of feed• foi the stock. Up to July 1 we had the beet prospects for a bumper crop that I have ever seen here, but lack of moisture after that with exces slve heat in both July and August reduced grain yields to only a fe\\ bushels an acre." Want Ad. FOR SALE—CANARIES (St. An- dreasburg Rollers).—Call 220-J. 8pl9-20 WANTED — CUSTOM BUTCHER- Ing.—Ben Knox, phone 487, Burt. 8pl9-20 milch cows, fr.esh; registered Guernsey bull - year old. — Harry Hobson, Lone Rock. 17pi9-20 FOR SALE—PIANO STORED IN Algona, only $69 left to pay. Cash only.—Write Critchett Piano Shop, 1817 10th St., Des Moines, 19-21 FOR SALE—YOUNG HEREFORD bulls..—A. J. Meyer, Algona, phone HF15. ' 102i)-ai LET OUR TELEPHONE BE your clothes line. — Kirsch Laundry, phone 267. 10u20tf FOR SALE — 10 RHODE ISLAND red roosters.—Jens Sorensen, Algona, phone 11F2. 12pBO }R RENT—MODERN FURNISH- ed 3-room apartment for light housekeeping.—Phone 488-W. Ilp20 OR SALE — PIANO COSTING ?300, will sell for $50 If taken at once.—E. J. Palmer, phone 602-W. 18p20 Closing Out Sale. John Loss will hold- a closing ou farm sale next Thursday afternoon at the Skilllng farm 2% miles south and a mile west of Hobarton. FJve horses, five cows, two heifers, two bull calves, 13 spring shoats, and i line of farm machinery win be of fered. This will be a each sale. L A. Matern will be auctioneer. SPECIAL 25C PLATE DINNER STAtETCAFE Teachers come and see us when you 'opine for Eighth grade examinations Febru" ary 5. SPECIAL fin HEATERS Ford,.$5; Chevrolet, f Installed. Also 'OR SALE—TWO GUERNSEY FOR RENT—MY MODERN FUR- nished housekeeping rooms; private entrance; heat, light and water furnished.—Algona's Real Shoe Shop, Lewis Elke, Prop., phone 44. . . . 22u20 CHANCE OF LIFETIME—Reliable man wanted to call on farmers in Kossuth county. Wonderful opportunity. Make $7 to 12 daily. No experience or capital needed. Write today.—McNESS COMPANY, Dept. B, Freeport, 111. 33p20 REAL NORTHERN GROWN alfalfa and sweet clover, free .from noxious weed seeds. New low prices. Shipped subject inspection, freight prepaid. Write, free samples, club discounts.—North Dakota Grimm Alfalfa Association, Fargo, N. D. BOO co-operating g'foilttST •' WANTED—SAUSSMAN With <*!• to supply consumers with house* hold necessities in northeast Paid Alto. Only reliable ' men, hustler*. Thousands now earning $35 to $78 weekly. .Reply immediately, stating age, occupation, refeifjIfeeA- — Raw- l«gh Co.,"Dept, XA-ol>-9V, >• Freeport, 111., or see Chae. R. Miller, Algona. ••' 43pl8-20 IMMEDIATE LOAN "SERVICE ON money borrowed $300 or less, Repay in small monthly payments. Loan can be repaid anytime, Auto* mobiles refinance"d, payments deduced. Loans made on all forms of security. Special loan plan for purchasing milch cows. Look for tfe*. sign "Inland", first door north State Bank, phone 55, Algona. Sale Dates. | Feb. 4—John Loss closing p'tft'sale on the Skilling farm southwest of Al«» nn UH« Ittflfl Algona. ttCA Yard Silks Including, values to $2.25, now $1:25 yard Underwear Women's silk and wool union suits, also crepe silk lingerie % price Curtain Sets • Ruffled and criss cross styles $1.00 Fabric Gloves Regular values, some up to $1.25 now 45c Wool Blankets 3 pairs fine all-wool large size block plaids; now \ price Women's and Children's Wash Dresses Coats for women — misses. Coats for children o o Dresses for women — misses Many new arrivals — plain and printed silks and knits $2.88 $4.88 $5.88 $7.88 Footwear For women — misses, pumps, straps, ties $1.95 $3.85 Overshoes For Women-children 50c $1.00 39c Cotton Hose Ladies' and children's fine lisle hose 16c pair Leather Gloves Lined capeskin gloves in black or brown, all sizes $1.39 Wool Hose For misses and children 39c Hand Bags leather or silk Smart envelopes 79c Wool Fabrics 36 to 54-in. fine all- wool dress goods. Black, brown, tan, now 79c Children's High Shoes 3 to 8 von $1.49 |IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!IIIIIIIII(IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIH PRICES REDUCED On Ford Chassis Lubrication and Oil Change We are offering the combination job at a saving to you of 75 \ . I cents. We use Alemite grease for the chassis, and Hermoline oil in your crank case. i The same quality of material and workmanship prevails as be* fore at a big saving to you of 'seventy-five cents, This Combination Job costs you , ^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^ff ^^^f ^^ftj^^ ^^^d^^ Combination job includes the following: Complete chassis lubrication w|tb Ale-? mite grease, 5 quarts of Hermoline oil in crank case, inspection of battery and refilled with water, inspection of tires an} aired to proper pressure, frpnt^ ' '' cleaned of. dust and dirt, will call for car a»4 deliver in city. ^^^r ^^^9 ^W^^ ^W *iF ^^^ *^^R ^^^Pi, ^Bp^^^ ^*^7 ^^HB?' sPp ^ '4 • J,"