Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 21, 1932 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 21, 1932
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R r I- K I (, \ R \ !() R Surprise Your Eyes- and Your Purse Too with, these The irreproachable beauty of this season's new Modern Miss styles will surely be.a surprise to your eyes, and the prices of which these i.ew models are offered will be a surp^se to your pocket book OS well. Why not drop in and see them? $4**5 Christensen Bros. Co. SHOE DEPARTMENT PLAYS CIVEH BY FRESHMEN AT LU VERNE Lu Verne, Apr. 19—The freshman English class gave two plays at the gymnasium on April 12. Seven girls who took the parts in The Kleptomaniac were Armlntha Johnson, Velma Ramue, Phyllis Llchty, Helen Ramus, Maxine Sidney, Florence Thompson, and Dorothy Gregory in The Other Kitty. Byron Jones, Grant Jennings, Vernon Lag, Vernon Gronbach, Charlene Chrlsten- sen, and Armintha Johnson were characters. < Cliili Hears Washington Program— Mrs. John Voss entertained th< Tuesday club one day last Iweek at her country home. Washington quotations were given in answer to roll call, and Mrs. J. O. Marty read a paper on The Homemaklng of George and Mary Washington. Officers were elected: Mrs. Marty president; Mrs. William AVolto, vice president; Florence Hof, secretary- treasurer. ,T. J. Club Xnmcs Officers— The J. J. club met Friday with Mrs. Albert Schneider. Mrs. J. L. Lichty and Mrs. Archie Sanford read papers on Child Welfare, and officers were elected: Mrs. William Hefti, president; Mrs. Lloyd Zentner, vice president; Mrs. Bernard Wolf, secretary; and Mrs. Dick Wennensen, treasurer. Mrs. Arthur Legler and Mrs. A. Bason^ were guests. Jewels Open Mite Boxes— The Mothers Jewels held their mite box. opening Saturday afternoon at Mrs. P. C. Lichty's. There were 33 children and 17 mothers, and after a program of prayer and missionary stories by Mrs. Harold Phillips, Mrs. Baddely, and Mrs. H. C. Allen, leader of the organization, the boxes were opened, and the offerings amounted to nearly $9. Mrs. Gottlieb Baessler Pusses- Mrs. Gottlieb Baessler, 84, long at Livermore, died last week Tuesday morning at the home of her son Gus, Lu Verne. She had been in poor health for some time, and on April 9 suffered a stroke, whereupon she was brought here. A daughter, Pauline Baessler, Livermore, and !us are the only children. Alponn Undertaker Gives Talk— The Cemetery society met last Thursday at Mrs. Peter Thompson's, with a good attendance. The sexton was chosen, and L. M. Merritt, Algona, gave a talk. A discussion of the year's work followed. The next meeting will be held May 12 with Mrs. P. C. Lichty. KOflflUTH COUNTY AOVANCB. ALQONA. lOffA ^^ 9 t Dies at Topeka, Kans. Swea City, Apr. ld-^Snmuel War* burton left Friday evening by auto on receipt of a message that his brother, W. A. Warburton, Topeka, Kas., was low. Death took place at 9 a. rri. Saturday before Samuel af* rived. The body was brought to Lakota for burial, and funeral eervlces were held at the Lakota Methodist church by the Rev. F. O. Johnson, pastor, and the Rev. B. L. Weaver, Swea City Methodist pastor. The deceased was born at Portsmouth, N. H., and was brought* to Platt- vllle, 111., by his parents when he was email. In 189^9 he came to a farm near what is now 'Lakota, and he married Ella Cotton at Lakota In December, 1911. Five years later they moved to Topeka. Besides the widow, there are two stepdaughters, Mrs'. Martha Kittel and Eunice'Cot- ton, both of Topeka; one stepson, Harry Cotton, Los Angeles; two brothers, James, Lakota, and Samuel; two nephews, W. E. Warburton, Omaha, and Harry Warburton, Swea City. Harry Warburton had made his home with hie uncle AVest during the last four years while attending Washburn college. pendlcHls last week Tuesday, Is Inv proving rapidly. His wife came home last week Wednesday. The one and a half-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hagedorn was badly scalded one day last week, when he tipped over a pot of tea. The Epworth League gave a Song and Picture program, Illustrating old familiar apngs, last Thursday even- Ing. The senior choir assisted. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thomson were at Algona Sunday. Mrs. Thomson's father, Mr. Campbell, te sick. Kathleen Hedges, Mason Ci.ty, was a week-end visitor at Frank Thomson's. FEHTON SENHHIS TO PRESENT PUY Fenton, April 19-The senior class play, The Girl from Upper 7. will) be given this Wednesday an TWO SHOWERS HONOR BRIDE AT BANCROFT Thursday nights at the local opera houee. The play is a three-act jomedy, and the scene is laid In a rough western community. The building of a railroad across one corner of the .Upper 7 ranch brings about a state of war between contractors and ranchmen at a time when JlcShane, the head of the former's forces Is 111- His daughter Genie, takes charge and saves the situation after a series of exciting events. The following is a cast of characters: The Rev. John Blake, Willard Ranney; Frances, acting manager of the W. R, & C Arthur Kuecker; Edward Fielding and Douglas Mason, ralload em ployes, Frank Dreyer and Martin Peril; Steve Malone, ranch -man- Bancroft, Apr. 19— The W. C. O. F. gave a shower for Viola Belter- ing last Thursday at the hall. It was regular meeting night, so before the shower installation of officers took place: Mrs. Mary Stauder, Five Hare Appendicitis— Swea City boys and girls seem to be having an epidemic of appendicitis. Russell Roba, .13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Roba, was operated on last week Monday at the • Roba home by Doctors Devine and Lundquist. Though the appendix had burst, he is gaining rapidly. Tommy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Edwards, was operated on laet week Wednesday at the home of his maternal. n^^veX'Siy^er ™ '•* ^ ^«' * — daughter of Mr. andj Mrs. Howard Picht, was taken to a new hospital at Bancroft last week Wednesday, and Doctor Devine operated on -her for appendicitis. And Friday "Billy," eon of Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Whitlow, had a like operation, performed'by Doctor Peters, Burt, an Algona doctor, and Doctor Lundquist. chief ranger; Mre. Laura Schlltz, vice 'chief; Mrs. Anna Schiltz, -recording secreary; Ethel Baker, financial secretary; Adelle Vaeke, treasurer. Mrs. Al Rahe, Mrs. Harry Hiltz, Anna Rahe, and Mrs. A. H. Delter- inc eave a, shower for Miss Delter- b e " " / .1 ager, son, Merwln WIddel; Ezra Simp- In Malone's employ, Hans , Krause; Jonah Hawkins, sheriff of Brent, her daughters, Ella Dreyer and Haeel wetebrod; Flossie Mason, Muriel 'Lee and Irene Gordon! Octavla's friends, Clara. Mlehke, Helen Radlg and Bertha Huskanip! Fluer»tte, Ml*. dBrent'a tnaJld, >Lti- cllle welsbrod: Genie Mc»hane, Alma Peterson; -Hazel 'Welsbrod, a sophomore, and Hersche), a junior, take the parts of two of the characters. ; Twelfth Child Born. Whlttemore, Apr. 19-'A boy was born last week to Mr. and Mrs. William Struecker, south of...town. This Is their 12th child. They now have eight boys and four glrla. Chickens Stolen. Whlttemore, Apr. 19—The chicken-stealing season has opened Thieves recently stole good-sized chIcks.at Mrs,. Lloyd Potter's. • *«l| next i No ' Twenty-nine m em b em a * Visitor* attended, •!,„" aM ed by the hostess. T ". f ing will be held JfOhn Rich's and n grata will be given. Mendames Hazel I Rich will be commiu e 7in ! The Letts Creek teacher association we^ek Friday night er's. Mr. and Mrs. ,. Mtm , n(] near Burt, Mr. nn,l M " a nd BJUstrom, Orville Holdr n ^ Bjustom spent 'Rundav .?*' Walker's, other visitors afternoon were Evp] yn n . H S^^'^WS,! Broesder. CAN YOU TIE ,,,,„, psg? ;•••; ner tubes at Gamble's TV? vantage of this while tires loweet prices In history "•III IIIIIIIM Co rled next week to Rudolph Rahe. Bernard Brink Is Married— S Ray Brink, medical student Creighton, came from Omaha Monday to attend the wedding of •brother,. Bernard .Brink Jr'., at To Take Part In Music Event— The Lu Verne schools will be represented in a county music festival at Algona April 30. The girls' and boys' glee clubs, the grade boys' chorue, the mixed chorus, and the orchestra will take part, and Richard Niver will play piano and clarinet solos. Treasure Hunt Last Nlglit— The loeers in a basketball game attendance contest'are entertaining the winners at a party this week Wednesday night. There will be a treasure hunt, with entertainment at the gymnasium after the treasure has been found. For Service RUGS Curtains — Draperies Dry cleaned right here at home by experienced cleaners Phone and we call Modern Dry Cleaners PHONE 537 Golf Club Officers Elected— The North Kossuth golf club has elected officers. Banker E. R. Worley, Lakota, wae re-elected presl- wedding, dent-secretary, with authority to su- Bernard pervlse the caretaker. Six acres of land south of the present course have been leased, and new graens will be built. Some of the fairways will have added yardage. ' The club has on hand $500, and so will offer memberships at only $5, or half the fee heretofore. Chairmen for the other towns are: Swea City, E. L. Hanson; Bancroft, Joe Jenks; Elmore, Victor Wiedenheut; Buffalo Center, J. J. Lowe. The tournament manager is R. A. Bravender, Swea City. Daily green fees will be 50c. There were 56 members last year. A new well ie to be sunk. Playlet Seen by 200— ' When the Smith-Hughee night school held graduation exercises the Greenwood-Ramsey orchestra furnished music. In return they asked a local group to repeat a sketch given that night at the Greenwood- Ramsey April Farm Bureau meeting; so Happy Hollow School DIs- rict No. 10 wae repeated at the Bancroft schoolhouse last week Tuesday evening before 20Q people. Taking parts were Mesdames George Harner, Samuel Warburton, A. Perton, Lester Harner, Lionel Thomp- sdh, <L. E. Sweany, and Harold Roba. his 'St. Benedict Tuesday -morning * at the Catholic church. Rayvwas the '••'bridegroom's attendant, and"the bride was Florence Ericksoh; St; Benedict.' The Edward H. Brinks,.. Waterloo, visited here several days and attended the The A. W. Kennedys, the Brinks Sr., the John Brinks, and the John Sheas also attended. Phone Operators Aiviiy. Visiting'— 5£ Mrs. Blanch Beckner and her daughter Grace are taking one week of their vacation now. They left Saturday for Webster City to visit. The Beckners came here from Webster City. Mrs. Beckner is manager of the local telephone office, and Grace ie a long distance operator. Mrs. E. H. Holmquist, Fort Dodge, is assisting at the local office during their absence. Mrs. Collar to Hospital— Mre. Henry Collar left last week Monday for the university hospital at Iowa City. A month ago she fell and hurt an arm. At the time she thought that it was only a but on recent examination sprain, it was discovered that two bones were broken. Undertaking Stock Is Installed— W. E. Hdpley, mortician from Humboldt, Is installing caskets and vaults:on the balcony of the Corner Store and brings to the community the services of an undertaker and embalmer. Seven Teachers Sign Contracts— The following teachers have signed contracts to return. Supt. Kate 'Skinner, Fred Graham, Ange Roorda, Irene and Bernice Swenson, Irene Geishecker, and Mrs. Opal Morrison. Small Blaze Extinguished— The firemen were called to Mrs. Lena Rtauffacher's last week Tuesday morning to extinguish a blaze caused by an overheated stovepipe. Damage was light. Seniors Are Rehearsing Play— A senior play will be given May 6, Take My Advice, by a cast of eight, and practice in going on under the direction of Mrs. Opal Morrison. The main speaker was Chester Roba, and County Agent Morrison spoke on seeds. • Grade Operetta ^Pleases Crowd— A grade operetta, Twilight Alley, presented by the third, fourth, and lifth grades Friday night, was greeted by a full house. The cast fol- ,owe: Mrs. Needy, mother, Irene Lundquist; her eldest daughter, Rose Ellen Whitlow; Jack, only son, Kenneth Heathershaw; Angelina, emigrant child, Kathryn Anderson; Lily, daughter of the owner of "the old shoe," Ardyre Dahl. These were the leading parts. Supporting was a chorus of girle and boys. The first and second grades will give an operetta next week Friday afternoon, and at the same time the schools will have the annual exhibit. Mrs. Lantne Loses Mother— Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lampe drove to Arcadia last week Wednesday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Lampe's mother, Mrs. H. M. Fritz, who had been sick since February with intee- tinal flu. The Lampes visited at Arcadia a week. Tltonka Defeats St. John's— . • St. John's-'lost- its .first baseball game this season laet week Tuesday, 5-4. 'The' lineup for"!Bancroft" is: Becker, ss; Simmons, c; Deitei'ins, 2b; Hatten, p; Welp, 3b; Kollasch, cf; Devine, Ib; Bolster, If; Brink, rf. Surprise for Betty Sheridan— Twenty school friends of Betty Sheridan surprised her on her 15th birthday last Thursday evening. Cootie was played, and Emily Welp and Mary Rahe won prizes. Lutheran Play Draws Crowd— A play, A Perplexing Situation, by Lutheran young people Friday night, drew a large attendance. The ticket sale exceeded $45. Other Ln Verne News. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Zentner en tertained the Just-for-Fun club Frl day night. Progressive Rook was> played at four tables, with Mvs. Otto Ramus and Wayne Jones winning the high scores, Mr. and Mrs. William Zentner, second high. The Progressive Rook club met last week Tuesday evening at Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Wolfe's. Four tables were in play, and Mrs. Jesse Lindebak and Archie Sanford were the high ecore winners. Ms. H. C. Allen, Mrs. Peter Thompson, Mrs. Ray Stone, and Mrs. Baddely will be delegates to a district home missionary convention at Burt this week Wednesday. Henry Kubly returned last week Monday from New Glarus, Mo., where he had gone to see an aunt who was seriously sick. Air. and Mrs. John Ramus Jr. are parents of a son, born last week Wednesday morning, their first child. Mrs. Nellie Gregory has returnee from six weeks with relatives al Rutland, Pocahontas, and Plover. 'Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Chapman left last Thursday morning to visit theii son Leo at Omaha. Heel Sugar Factory Withdraws— Swea City and Bancroft farmers have been notified that the beet sugar company at Mason City has withdrawn from this territory. Lakota and Ledyard are still included. In former years 300 acres of beets were grown in this vicinity. The reason for withdrawal is high freight rates. The company hopes to open its Belmond factory another year, when •this territory will again be included. Cemetery Association Meets— A meeting of the Bancroft cemetery association took place at the Adolphson home Saturday evening. Spranks Off for Tour- Mr, and Mrs. Arthur Sprank have gone to Hastings, Neb., for a vteit. They will also go to California. The Season's First Spring Coat Salel Begins Thurs. April 218t| Once more we merit recognition as a value-giving storebjl being first to present the favorite coat fashions of sprinjj at prices that are under the regular worth of these beauti-l ful garments. An advantageous purchase enables us to I make this buying opportunity possible. • ' - > GROUP ONE—Represents coats that are the latest cre^l tions and garments that are extraordinary values to $33, [ Sale Price $23.75 GROUP TWO—Contains coats you'll readily admire. newest style conception and made from excellent raater- ials, splendid values to $25. Sale Price $17.95 Bros. Co. Bonnie Lupin Has Birthday— "Bonnie Lupin celebrated her 7th birthday Sunday, and a number of her young friends helped. "Algona't Garment Center" rmiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiH Receives itO Days In Jail— .las. Crawford got "in bad" last WE DO OUB OWN X.BKB UBINDING BY1 SWHT SPECIALIST AL60NA, IOWA Are you one of the Advance's 3,000 Satisfied Subscriber*? South Cresco George Stewart accompanied Dg White to Rochester Tuesday. George was to go through the Mayo clinic and Dg went for a check-up. Mr. and Me. Robert Runchey and the latter's mother, Mrs. W. C Gardner, motored to Hedrick Saturday, and Mrs. Gardener remained there to visit a sister, Mr, and Mrs, William Runchey and their daughter Mary motored to Newell Sunday to visit the Ellis Runch.ey's, and Mrs. Mary Hunchey accompanied them. week Monday, and was taken to Algona to serve a 30-day sentence on a drunk and disorderly charge. He was given a choice of 30 days or a $100 fine, and, failing to raise the money had to take the jail sentence. Xew Grocery to Be Opened— Oscar Pearson has decided not to open a etore here, and so has leased his building to C. J. Appequist, who will put in a stock of dry goods and groceries. Oscar had the store rebuilt and remodeled, following a recent fire. Other Swea City. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Young entertained the following persons Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Baden, daughter Eva, and Mrs. Martin Baden, Lake City; daughters Ruth Mrs. C. H. Young, and Betty Jean, and Theo Gaskill, Algona. Mrs. Martin Baden is Mrs. Young's mother, and J. F. Baden her brother. Mrs. Young is Mr. Young's mother; Mrs. Messenger, his sister; Edna Messenger, a teacher in the Algona high school. Louis Swaneon, who was in the mercantile business here -30 years ago, now a resident of Pasadena, Calif., is visiting local relatives and old friends here. He still has an Interest In the Nelson Mercantile Co. Louis is a brother-in-law of Olaf and Carl Pearson. Jos. Hanson, Estherville, has rented the Jerome Burt meat market, and he opened It for business Friday. Mr. Hanson has lived at Thompson and Elmore,' and so Is somewhat, acquainted here. He Is married and has rented the Olaf Johnson house. Mall Carrier Richard Berg, wbp was operated In .Polyclinlc tKWjjitaJ for a, diseased gall bjad,d,er ajjfl ap- New. Ford "8" Exhibited— A new Ford 8 coach was on die- play at the Menke garage Saturday. Other Bancroft News. J. J. Sherman went to Waterloo Saturday on a business mission and returned Sunday. Mrs. J. H. Welp Sr. drove down with him and visited her son.'iIVr. L. W. Welp, and daughter, Mrs. E. W. Brink. The small daughter of the Clarence Edwards, Lakota, underwent an operation at the Wohnke home here laet week Tuesday afternoon. Dr. R. M. AVallace, Algona, assisted Dr. J. A. Devine. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Seeney spent Sunday at-J|the Charles S. Luchtel's, Owatonna, Minn. The women are sisters. Mr, Seeney drives a tank wagon for the Standard Oil Co. The Adam Ditsworths are now living at their son Frank's, and Mr. and 'Mrs, Melvin Ditsworth are in the house which Melvin's grandparents occupied. The A. H. Foths, Mrs. Josephine •Becker, and the "Bill" Beckers, of Buffalo Center, visited the Fred Beckers, Mason City, Sunday. Mrs. G. W. Camean and her daughter Georgia drove to Des •Moines Friday, and Evans Carmean came home with them. Mrs. J. A. Devine and her children spent Sunday at Jack McDonald's, near Ledyard. Mrs. McDonald is a sister of Mrs. Devine. The J. H. Menkee and Fred Thacker drove to Marathon last Thursday. Mr. Menke has a farm there. The Ed Fredericksons spent Sunday at Osage. Mr. Fjederjckson is agent at the local Northwesten depot. Mr. and Mrs. T. H. McGJlngan, of Algona, fluent Sunday at Joseph Becker's. Victor Lowe, of Ajgona, vfeited his mother, Mrs. Bacael Lowe, Suo- 4#y. Blda Saudi epe»t the week-end SALE Evtrythlns .bout thli Qw Mlnut. wtditr MMM* ' •mop, .olid •lumlnum 9yri fe r , .fficl.ntly, qMlrtly^ liWy?' Tfci bif roll, ,.mov,, th. I ,, «f •» V?«" w* •I •II timei. pr W i,| 9 B.|iiid« f tir i • !•>«"« lifetime operation. A 4? 9?* Min y lf *) wn h9M$ » * hrifty tbin 9 to do. Low prfe* «nd f*iy tfW «>!• M!« m*k« it poiiiblf. Come in end Wf *• wmp ' line now on display. MODEL 20 Illustrated W«hfi« bI 9 tubful el cloth., |n 5 to .. • •nd wulw, thm «)„„. For MiMy y«,n h» fly,. •^ "^^ ? ^^ lrnRR " f ^ n WnBHIii^M^^^^^^^^^I W. A, FOSTTj

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