.1 M1NNESOTANS IN AUTO SPILL ON WAYTOIRV1NGTON Irvingtoir: Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth V&TTOW, Bemldjl, Minn., were week end guests at the Geo. Hackman home, Mrs. Farrow being:the for rner Leona Hackman, daughter o Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hackman, no\ deceased. The Fnrrcrvvs were en route to their home after a "visl at the Herman McDougle home '•! Mason City. While coming to Al gona the Farrows' car skidded on Hie icy pavement near Garner an rolled into the ditch and turned ov er. There was considerable damag to the car but fortunately none o Corn Loans Again we arc ready to pay cash for Corn Loans immediately upon completion of the papers. t Just ask your Sealer to have our name inserted in your papers. We will pay when paper's are handed to us. Iowa State Bank Algona, Iowa "The 'Farmers Bank" >:o»:o:0:o»m&^im>:o3m!^^ Order Full Loads Blue Star or Superior Block Now on Track Order a full load as Gas Rationing makes delivery of small amounts out of the question. SEE US TODAY Phone 229 S. Norton & Son Mxc«omo«oaxi>«ajxt0^ Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4-5 Double Feature Three Way NN*'.! Down-Beats and Heart-Beats! by DAMON aUNYON starring Henry PONDfl. Lucille BALL wllh JANE HUH KOBERT PAKE mil mi cm loi count m iivir JICIS ../ JILL! and *tarring GLORIA JEAN DwUO'CONNOB Deo. 6-7-8 Rotdkuid Russell Brian Ahearu Janet Blair in the hilarious stage hit "MY SISTER EILEEN" Extra "Japan's Relocation" "Fuel Conservation" Hoover-Schmidt Nupttats— Dorothy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cl'ff Hoover of Burt, became the bride of Sergeant Gordon K. Schmidt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schmidt of Algona on Thanksgiving Day. The ceremony was performed at the Methodist parsonage by the Rev. N. A. Price. Wm. Kenslnger of Illinois and Lucille Cnlhoun attended the couple The bride wore a powder blue tvool dress with black accessories and a corsage of yellow roses and asters. The brldesnmf-d's dress was teal blue with which she wore rose accessories and a corsage of pink roses and asters. The bride is a graduate of the Algona high school and took two years of post graduate work here. For a time she was employed in the the occupants were seriously injured. Clifford Hackman, brother of Mrs. Farrow, has been in the U. S. Navy for nearly 20 years. At present his location is .Mi North Carolina. For many years the Albert Hackmarrs resided in Algona. SHOWER FOR SCOLDIER BRIDE AT SCHEPPMAN HOME About thirty ladies were invited quests at the Henry Scheppman, Sr. home on Friday afternoon at a miscellaneous shower honoring Mrs. David Smith, nee Esther Scheppman, hostesses be'.ng Mrs. Douglas Riley, Mrs. Ralph Lage and Mrs. Fred Geigel. Mrs. Smith received many lovely gifts. Mrs. Smith had planned to spend last-week end with her husband at the Great Lakes station, however, ,at a very recent date he was transferred to Memphis, Tenn.. so at a later date she is contemplating a visit to that place. At present Mrs. Smith is employed at the local telephone office. Ben Terhune is erecting a new hog house at his farm northeast of Irvington. Mr. and Mrs. Clem Cunningham and familjy were last Thursday guests at the A. L. Greenfields. Vernon Robison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rome Robison, returned to Great Lakes Naval Station Saturday evening after a week's furlough hero with relatives and friends. For some time it was not known where Paul Watson was stationed but through recent letters to his mother, Mrs, Beda Watson,- It has been learned that " he" is located some place in Alaska. Phyllis and Beverly Robison accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Gardner to Humboldt Sunday where they were all guests of Mr. % Mrs. Arthur Fallsen at a family reunion. The Fallsens live on a farm south of Humboldt. • ;• Sunday dinner guests at the 'home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Seip were Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Bristow, Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Bristow and Richard Br'stow, all of Burt, and also Betty Devine of Algona. The occasion was in honor of Mrs. Seip's birthday whfch occurred on that date. Thanksgiving day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Hargreaves were Mr. and Mrs. George Rogers and son, Wayne and Emil Toelin, all of Fort Dodge, Mrs .Rogers being Mrs. Hargreaves' sister and Mr. Toelin ler father. All except Wayne re- .urned to their home on Thursday, le remaining until Saturday. Charles Potter of Cresco township s very much Improved from his recent illness of a stomach disorder and is again greeting his many friends in his jovial good-natured manner. Although Charl'e has been afflicted with a form of rheuma- Jsm for several years he manages to get around the house and goes for an occasional rifle in the family car. Sunday dinner guests of the Potters (a week ago) were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Potter, Mrs. Matt Daliel and her daughter, Mrs. Pearl Potter. Thanksgiving dinner guests of th^ Ralph Lages were Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Christensen and two children of Ringsted and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell of Seneca; the Paul Dremmels motored to Burc, where they enjoyed the day at the Robert Leasons 1 , Guests at the Pred Geigels were Mr. and Mrs. erald Voigt nnd Mrs. Carrie Vo'.gt of Fenton, Mr. and Mrs. George Conklin and son, Robert, George Hackman, Sr., and Mrs. W. F. Vtullica. The Armor Lemkees were it the Henry Amans in Algona while VIrs. Dora Bannet, sister of Mr. jempkee and Mrs. Aman, from Winnebago, Minn., was also present. BANCROFT NEWS Kossuth Credit Bureau and during the past^year she has been teaching the Buffalo No. 9 school, where she will continue. Sergeant SchmJdt was graduated from the Bancroft high school In 1940 and from the California Ih- stltute of Technology. He has been in service since October 2, 1940, and Is at presnt stationed at Camp Carson, Colorado. He was home on a 15-dny furlough, returning to camp Monday. After a short wedding trip the couple returned Saturday and a wedding dainer was held in their honor at the home of the bride's parents with members of the Immediate families and the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Claud Hain, in attendance. Congregational Circle Officers— The four circles of the Congregational Ladles' Association have elected the following officers: Circle No. 1—Chairman, Mrs. Pearl Potter; co-chalrman| Mrs. Marguerite Keneflck; secretary, Mrs. D. D. Paxson; treasurer, Mrs. H. R. Cowan; program committee, Mrs. Myrtle Griggs; and devotions, Mrs. A. Z. Single. O'.rcle No. 2—Chairman, Mrs. E. J. Hough; co-chairman, Mrs. James Neville; secretary and treasurer, Mrs. H. D. Hutchins; program chairman, Miss Ella Thompson, and devotions, Mrs. Hensold. Circle No. 3—Chairman, Mrs. C. R. Larre; co-chairman, Mrs. G. S. Buchanan; secretary, Mrs. D. D. Monlux; treasurer, Sylvia Gunn; program chairman, Mrs. M. G. Bourne and devotions, Mrs. Josephine Southgate. Circle No. 4-ChaIrman, Mrs. Oliver Moo; co-chairman, Mrs. L. C. Hnnson; secretary} Belle Purvis, and Treasurer, Mrs. H. E. Lampright. BilsboroUBh-Wheeler Wedding— Miss Wilma Wheeler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Wheeler of Elmwood, 111., became the bride of Charles Bilsborough, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Bilsborough of Algona. The wedd'ng took place Saturday, Nov. 21, at seven o'clock at the home of the Rev. Hosington in Elgin, Illinois. The new Mrs. Bilsborough :'« employed in a defense plant at Elgin and will make her home with her sister, Mrs. George t*et*ow tot the duration. Mr. fills' borough returned to Navy 1P4» an Tuesday 1 whefe he !a now stationed. Who woman's Association ot the Congregational church will meet at the chiiifen tot a one o'clock luncheon on Thursday, Deo. 3. The program wMl be "Faith Through the Spirit of Christmas." Devotions are in charge of Mrs. Earl Bpragus, Mrs. Gene Hutehlns, Mrs. Ken Knudsen and Mrs. Dick Cowan. Mrs. C. D. Schaap will give "Tho Legend of the Black Madonna." The ladles are asked to bring small gifts and donations for the Christmas baskets. W. S. C. S. Luncheon— The Woman's Society for Christian Service of the Methodist church will meet Thursday for a one o'clock luncheon in the church dining rooms. Mrs. T. C. Hutchison's circle is In charge of the serving. Mrs. H. W. Thompson will lead the Christmas devotionals. The program will consist of a play, "The Light in the Wind,' directed by Mrs. J. C. Buthman. Special music will be a piano solo by Vernon White. Presbyterian Aid — The Ladles' Aid society of the Presbyterian church will meet on Thursday at the church. Devotionals will be In charge of Mrs. J. J. Wadlelgh. The committee consists of Mesdamcs H. L. Woodward, C. A. Phillips, L. F. Rice R. S. Blossom, Ethelyn Banker, Geo. St. John and L. J. DeGraw. Beverly Hovey is Five — Mrs. L. E. Hovc-y entertained eight guests at a party Friday afternoon in honor of the fifth Wrthday of her daughter, Beverly Jean. The guests were Marilyn Hovey, Marvin and Marjorie Richardson, Adele Herbst, Judy and Joanne Pierce Blanche Schmidt and Raymond Gould. EASTERN STAR Rummage Sale Masonic Tomplo Basement Corner State and Harlan Saturday, Dec. 5 Sale begins at 9:00 a. m. Muxine McCarty and friend, Mary Reed of Des Moines spent the week end at the Albert McCarty home. iMr. und Mrs. Art Welp and two children spent Tuesday visitin.j at he William Benson home at Mapleton, Minn. St. John's basketball team won ts first game of the season on the ocal floor last Tuesday evening by defeating Seneca 33-17. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Fuchs enter- ained R. L. WMliamson, Elmer Franks and Rupert King at dinner Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. James Schneider and daughter, Spencer, spent Sunday and Monday visiting at the Anton Schneider home. A large crowd attended the four one-act plays in St. John's hall last Sunday evening. "Who Gets the :?ar Tonight" won first place. The banns of matrimony were )ublished for the first time :-n St. Fohn's Catholic church Sunday between Winifred Lappe and Jonn Bailey. Mr. and Mrs. John Simmons are :he parents of a son born last Tuesday evening. A twin boy was >orn dead. Mrs. Simmons is the 'ormer Betty Ann Johnson . Mrs. Anna Nurre, Gerald, Dorothy, Leo and Pvt. John Nurre of San Antonio, Texas, left last Tuesday for Minneapolis to attend :he wedding of Joseph Nurre. R. M. Jones returned home here Saturday night after spending three months as a carpenter in connee- ion vr'th army camp construction n Arkansas. He expects to leave agah. in a tew days for Peorla, , where he will spend about six months in the same kind of work. TAKE Better CARE,OF WHAT YOU HAVE! It is important that you know liow to care for the tilings, you now have, and one of the best ways is to have your clothes frequently cleaned. For service you can depend on the Modern Dry Cleaners and Tailors— quality cleaning always! Cleaning preserves fabric. Makes clothes fit better. Helps them retain their shape, last longer. Modern Dry Cleaners & Tailors Phone 537 Buy War Bonds and Stamps CHATTER BOX Our store is full of holiday merchandise, carefully selected for your Christmas giving. But we do suggest that you buy early. Merchandise is moving fast, and there will be no reorders as there have been in past years. Buy now and don't be disappointed. JLR , Any house 1 wife will J thrill to find | a sot of new 3 dishes un- f tier the Christmas tree. Am, ong the ' Franciscan ' ware pat, , terns that we feature are Dessert Rose and Apple. We also have the Vernon Mayflower and several English patterns, all in apen stock. Make up your owrr starter set. JLR We have a good assortment af lamps with bases of metal, jlass, wood and pottery. Any girl will be happy to receive a pair of dreas!-ng table lamps. Or give one to brighten a corner somewhere. JLR If you are looking for something unusual for the person ' who has "everything" see our beautiful line of baskets. Mexican and Indian, in all styles, picnic, market, wastepaper. JLR JLR Heiscy's glassware is another grand g.'^ft that every housewife loves to receive. We have the new Lariat and the Orystolite patterns in open stock so you can make up any new assortment or fill in on what she already has. JLR Every one I has been L crazy about«? our assort- j ment of • dolls. Be sure to see them if you l are plan-j ruing to buy! one this! year. We also have teddy bears. JLR Other gift suggestions are o!ur solid wrjjnut Items, frames, what-nots, mirrors, kn'-ck-knack shelves, etc. Play-skool toys are ideal for .little tots, enabling them to learn as they play. JLR We have a nice selection oi Richards pictures including reproductions of some of the better known masterpieces. JLR GET YOUR CHRISTMAS WRAPPINGS HERB. WE LIKE TO HAVE YOU COME IN AND LOOK. AROUND. J. L. Richardson Hdw, , The bbfeas soctefcy.of the Lutheran ehufch wMl meet Thursday afternoon with M?s. . Harry Spongberg as hostess And Mrs, L. A. Gfdnwall as assisting hostess. «M»t S*-* ' j Trinity Aid Meeting— The Ladles Aid society of the Trinity Lutheran church will meet Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Fred Willrett M*s. Henry Wegenef wMl be the assisting hostess. •M**!**"* The Delphian study club will meet Thursday afternoon at two o'clock at the home of Mrs. Milton Norton. • 5 'Beginning January 1, IMS, all sales will be made on a OASM OH r ® BANKABLEI M0T» bask ' ' •' ' Portrait If you're looking for a distinctive gift—something that no one but you yourself can give—then have a photo portrait taken and send It to him or her. No gift can bo more appreciated. Make an appointment this very day. We stMl have plenty of materials. Sittings evenings or Sunday by appointment. A Gift From You Alone. LONG'S STUDIO Over Council Oak iXOTICE! ,,;, •-, We respectfully request persons owing,, the tinderelgned to • [j make settlement of their accounts before December Si. Bradley Bros; South of Hotel Atgona, Shoe Skates __$4.95 Clamp Skates $1.50 Skiis $1.50 Steel Sleds 1.65-9.50 Eloctrio Toasters $3.75 to $17.95 Electric ' : '- : "•''• ' ••'••• '''• Irons j-i-ii—j*--i $4.75 4-«ttp Cory Coffee Makers -_ $2.95 Purses and Bill Folds _ _ _ _ _ 50c to $1.50 Novelty Electric Lamps _ - - - - - ->$1 -95 Sets of Dishes . .. $1.48 to $11.33 Complete Line of Pyrex Ware Good Variety of Novelty Steel Ware Kohlhaas Hdw. w^x^iM^viium^fit^ Vs* r^ ONCE MORE Santa Has Headquarters at Christensen's Once more Santa has opened his pack at-pur store. Once more Christensen's offer the season's biggest gift discoveries. We invite you and yours to come in now and see how t well we have anticipated your Christmas wants. Naturally this being a store for women— you'll find everything for Her. Whether it be the newest in garments, decorative gift, personal gift, useful gift or probably we can Help you with suggestions. Choose your gifts ear'* ly, either on the lay-a* way plan or let us hold it for you until wanted. You'll find it neatly Christmas wrapped when you call for it. Christensen's Gifts Galore"
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