The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 15, 1942 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 15, 1942
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» The Algona Upper DM M6{ft«8 ( Al^ona, lowa^ D«iC. 1ft, 1S4S MHHMtHHHtri MISS SAMUHSON GRADE, SWEA CITY Swea City: IMIss Gladys Samuelson started teaching sixth grade Monday succeeding Mrs* Harry Montgomery, who resigned to join her husband, Lt. Harry Montgomery who is stat'oned at Camp Butner, North Caroiha, Lt. Montgomery spent several weeks In a hospital this fall as a result of an accident. The Swea City Trojans won an> other victory Wednesday night In the game here with Burt, the final score being 39 to 17. Mrs. Wilfred E. Carlson left lait week for Kansas City for a holiday visit with her daughter, Mrs. Jack Halsey and family. Tom Mitchell, statfon agent, is enjoying a two weeks vacation. Lynn E. Pulver of Manchester is employed as relief agent A daughter was born Wednesday to Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Moore at the Forbes hospital. This makes three daughters for the Moores. They also have three sona. A divorce was granted at Estherville recently to Elizabeth A. Schiltz from John B. Schiltz, Mrs. Schiltz was given the custody of a child Michael John Schiltz. Mr. SchMta will pay the divorce costs and Jo', nson who has spent th^'grcater part of her life on her •'farm home north of town on road K. has sold the farm and holds a closing out sale Dec. 31. She will come to Swea City to Kve with her daughter, Mrs. Guy Bone. Miss Florence Alberts left on Monday to begin work as lintypist for Curt Allen, editor of the Estherville Enterprise. Miss Alberts has been employed as l.'-notype operator for the Swea City Herald much of the time during the past ten years. Mrs. Henrietta Goff has taken over the job for the Sper- becks. Livermore News Nick Altman was a recent visitor in Miller, S. D. Mrs. Joe Harris underwent ar> operation at Mercy hosoital in Ft. Dodge Thursday morning. 'Alvin and James Cameron who are attending the N. G. A. school ;it MMford spent the week end visiting with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Smith. Mrs. Clara Logue was hostess to the Pinochle club at her home on Frxlay afternoon. After cards they had exchange of Christmas gifts. A lunch was served by Mrs Logue. Mrs. Rockie Davis was hostess to the Brigadier club at her home Tuesday afternoon. BrdiRe was the afternoon's entertainment. After bridge refreshments were served by Mrs. Davis. Mrs. Harold Frederick received word that her brdther, Worthy White passed away at his home in California. He is the oldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank White. Wh'le in Livermore he was a tinsmith. He was married to a Miss Harper while living here. A group of friends of Mrs. Elnine Smith came to her home last Sunday evening to help her ce!o- brate her birthday. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Cavert Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Reiter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Logue, and Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Gronbach. The evening was spent in playing br'dge. A lunch, brought, ay the guests, was served. SHe was presented with some fine gifts. * "--.-•• — : -i nnrt Dndlr-ntion program was given at the school house la_.c. Monday evening. Dr. Ortman was master of ceremonies. The program opened with the audience singing the Star Spangled Banner. Invocation was g'ven by Rev. J. E. Rankin; vocal selections biy the girls' glee club including the "Home Road." "The Caissons Go Rolling Along" and "Remember Pearl Harbor": an addref^s by Father James Duhi^g; selections bv the bpnd, "Anchnrs Aweigh" and "The Marine Hymn." Lou'se Behouneit. prn.s'doit of the Lions club, read the presentation of the Honor Roll followed by the acceptance by Carl Underberg. America, I Love You Truly was sun? by Mrs. Sam Law, and the reading of the names of the service men by Dr. Oilman. The protrram closed with the sins- iner of "God Bless America" by all present, Wesley Red Cross is Aetive Wesley: The local Red Cross held Its monthly meeting at the home of Mrs. Joe Meurer Tuesday afternoon. All officers were re-elected. They are Mrs. Arlo Dawson, president; Mrs. Vee Mullih, vice president; Mrs. A. M. Lease, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. Roy Kleinpeter is chairman of knitting and does the cutting for the surgical dressings. Mrs. Dawson read the report of the past year's work. Articles made—29 flannel dresses, 58 flannel gowns, 46 Vfe pairs of mittens, 30 pairs of booties, 39 sweaters 389 diapers, 61 bed jackets, 17 infant, sacks, 86 hot water bottle covers, 6 blankets made from left overs, 10 small dresses made of newly purchased prtat, 38 toys mnae by the Junior Red Cross of the pa- a-ochiall 'shool. 36 by the public school. Red Cross pins given for 160 hours of knMting and other Red Cross work, were awarded to Mrs. Halvor Flom, Sr., Mrs. Emll Wester, Mrs. Dlekmann, Mrs. Joe Meurer, Mrs. Vee Mullin, Mrs. Julius Kunz and Mrs Arlo Dawson. Canh has been donated by the Auxiliary, Firemen, Conservation Sfwrtsftien, attd Mrs. Arrest Christensen. Twenty-eight Hit bags were paid for. First Aid certificates were earned by 30 ladies and men. Home nursing certificates were received by 24 ladies. The present first aid class of 28 completed their course this week. The Study club put in two hours of wprk as a group. There were eight Red Cross business meetings durf«g the year. For the present these monthly meetings will be discontinued. Many town and''country ladles helped with the Red Cross work. Many more helpers are needed for the making of surgical dress'nigs. L.EGION AUXILIARY HOLDS MONTHLY MEET MONDAY Mrs. Joe Meurer was hostess to the American Legion Auxiliary <U its meeting Monday night, December 7th. Mrs. R. C. Bauer, rehabilitation chairman, reported that 15 pounds of carpet rags and 272 magazines had been sent to the Veterans hospital at Knoxville. The Auxiliary contributed $1 to the Gift Shop at the State Department. PETER SCHUMACHER NEW PRESIDENT OF WHITTEMORE COMMUNITY CLUB DEHYDRAY "The Dehydrated Flat Wall Paint" SAVES PAINTI TIME- MONEY BOTHER FOR YOU Comes in Handy Carton Completely Dehydrated JUST MIX WITH WATER 5 Ibs. makes I gal. liquid paint... only ONE COAT COVERS EVEN WALLPAPER! 80TSFORD Lumber Company Phone 25$ Jim Pool Whittemorc: Peter Schumacher was elected president of the Whittemore community club Thursday evening for 1943, at a -meeting held at the town hall. He succeeded Dan Engessor. Other officers elected were Herbert Zumach, vice president; Maynard Azeltine, secretary, and Frank W. Elbert, treasurer. Executive committee conblsts of Herbert Zumach, Dan Bngesser, I.. H. Peril. James B. Geelan and Walter Vaudt. SCHOOL CHILDREN GIVE PROGRAM AT AID MEETING The members of the Lutheran La- dales Aid society held their regular meeting in the Lutheran school auditorium Thursday afternoon. After a brief business meeting the secret pals were announced and names drawn for secret pals for 1943. Gifts were exchanged between :he ladies. The school children from both Prof. H. W. Behnke's and Prof. P. L, Jcssen's rooms sang Christmas carols and entcrta'ned the ladies with a program. The Rev. W. H. Discher was presented with n bookcase and both teachers were given a cash purse by the aid. Following the entertainment and the program a covered dish lunch was served as every member brought a covered dish for the lunch. Henry Schultz and son, George, are spending several weeks taking treatments at the Edward Tieszon clinic at Marion, S. D. Mr.?. John Meine became seriously Ml Thursday evening as the immediate family was called to her bedside. She has improved slightly at this writing. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Zumat:h are the.parents of a son, born Monday. He was named Allen Hefcbert and weighed 8% pounds. The- Zu- machs have three other children which are girls. The Wihttemore high school basketball team won a double header Thursday evening on the local floor from Cylinder consolidated school. The boys won by a big score of ",8 to II. DotTotch with 14 points and Kleigl of Cylnder only got 6. The girls" score was 47 to 39, Heinrioh taking 29 points and Henderson of Cylinder made 24 points for her team. Whittemore wMl again hove two days for the children of this community as Santa Claus will have many surprise gifts and candy for the youngsters on Saturday Dec. 19 and Dec. 23rd. The merchants will give as a special gift a $25 bond and the firemen will give awny a bf-g turkey. The Legrton will sponsor a free movie for the children both days. Mrs. F. J. Rochford entertained the members of the Trump It club at her home Monday evening In honor of Mrs. O. A. Porlot of Park Rapdls, Muin., who is spendtag several weeks here visiting her mother, Mrs. Gertrude Spilles, Contract bridge was iplayed. Mrs. Poirol won the high prize and Mrs. John Cullen, second high. A lunch was served at the close of the evening The members of the St. Paul's Lutheran Men's club held their regular meeting in the Lutheran schoo' auditorium Tuesday evening. The meeting was opened by singing a hymn, scripture reading and prayer by the Rev. W. H. Discher. Mr Discher read and discussed a touic: Home, Church ana State. The evening was spent playing cards anc shuffle board. Those who were on the serving committee were Louis Greinet, F. O. Hahn, Arthur Heidenwith and P. L. Jessen. Edward Greinert was a guest of the club. Burt School Pupils Buy $3,122 Worth of War Bonds Dec. 7th Burt: The Burt school observed the anniversary of Pearl Haroor by having a War Bond and Stamp selling contest on that day. A total of $36122.30 worth were pold to high school students. The seniors and freshmen competed wth the juniors and sophomores, the winners being the senors and freshmen. FREE ESTIMATES ON FURNACE REPAIRS Prompt, expert service on repairs for any make oi furnace. We'll help you be sure your furnace is kept in good •hope. The factory provides us with 24-houi- a-day service on genuine repair parts for Gireen Colonial furnaces. NEW FURNACES? H your preient furnace Ix beyond ute or repair, you can illll buy a new Green Colonial. A>k ui about It. LAING & MUCKEY 12 N. Dodge St Phone 464 Algona, GREEN COLONIAL Please Give That LONG DISTANCE CHRISTMAS CALL fo Uncle Sam Uncle Sam needs the Long Distance lines to fight the war even on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. You can help by not making Christ* mas calls, especially to war-busy centers, unless they're vitaL Long Distance lines are now loaded with urgent messages. Extra lines can't be added because copper and ether materials are needed for planes, tanks and shells. Your cooperation v;.U be grctily appreciated. NORTHWESTERN BEf >. TELEPHONE COMPANY Ww Bonds for Vic:.-;y '•?.. - i-'ia: 1 10% by N?w It waa voted to buy $1 Worth 6f Tuberculosis Christmas Seals and to i contribute $1 to the Methods! Christmas tree treat/ A! number of Auxiliary members are assisting with Red Cross and the surgical drfeSHnjf Work. Tfie nSXt regular meeting will be Monday night, January 4th with Mrs. tf. E. Mafco as, hostess. Mrs. Moran Ferstl la seriously 111 in the Kossuth hospital where she has been several weeks. Francis Mgg&, aon of Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Rlggs, was Inducted Into the army in Indiana last week. Albert Girrard lost two cattle Tuesday when they were smothered Under a straw pile which t'.pped over on them. Mrs. Julius Kelch and baby, Gloria Ann of Algona spent several days last week at her parental J. L. Studer home. Donna Klnard, •first grade pupil at the public school, fell on the play ground Friday morn^g and broke her collar bone. Hilda Goetz went to Waterloo last week to attend the funeral of a friend, Mrs. Albert Neuroth who stayed wtth Mrs. Anton Goetz. , The Study club will have a Chr'atmas party at the Alfred Erdman home Thursday. Mrs. John Amesbury will be assistant hostess. ^ Mrs. Leo Waldschmldt returned to her home at Fort Dodge Thursday. She had spent some time at the home of her son, Elliott Waldschmidt, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Haverly and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Ed Cink home near Woden. Donna Mae Cink celebrated her fifth birthday. Mrs. Alfred Erdman entertained her bridge club Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Leonard Arndorfer received high score pr.'ae and Mrs. R' C. Baber IdW score prize. MM,.Ignatius Elsenbachef..*'.!! ehtertAW hit 600 club Thursday nil A::Ghf%maS patty. ,Mrs. Julius Kttnz win »*'hostess 16 h6r brldgl club.Thursday evenlngv ' *ttie dalnollc Miss'ohary society met on Wednesday afternorj, Dec. 6th, in the church parlors. Mrs. Louts Liekteif and, Mrs. Leonard Arhddffer Were hostesses. ' The local basketball teatita. played their first game of the season at Crystal Lake Thursday night. The; boys were;'victorious .but thlKifrrfi were defeated. Tltbnka plays here Friday... _ '• -; Mrs. John Llc.ktelg received word last week of the death of her brother- in Colorado. On account of congested rait and bus travel, Mm. Licktelg was'unable to attend the funeral. ' Ben, son of Mr. and Mrs; Ben O. Studer, suffered a severe leg injury, one day last Week when a hog attacked hint; Sevefi stitches were taken to clfise tfie* wouftd In tm upper part of his leg; Mr». D>)niar Pommerenrtlng and iWo children 1 , Dale ami J%n of At- fuhju spint Jfcvarfel ,<ftiysja8f week at-hlr pfrefftaVfid Hlldmari h&me. Mr. PottJlwer^nnlng waft In Nebraska working on a defense plant. The Stitch afid Chat circle «m tertalned their members and friends bf.the other circled at tho parsonage Thursday evening Dec. lOtn. Mrs. Curtis BenakM, Mrs. Maurice iPage and $frs, J. A. Rlggs were the hostesses. Forrest Chrlstensen was named leader of the'Congregational church choir at a special meeting recently. Clifford Carlson was elected president and Howard Funnemark, secretary-treasurer. They have choir practice on Friday evenings. The quota of surgical dressings for Wesley during the month of December Is 5000 so more lad'es aro n*«3ect;rn tM* roofftS over the post office %th!s wjUk 1 ... fhe ttonU art bpeff mm evflff aftttnoon and everting frctt Mono% thfbugh Ffl- ' eWVlta regulat evening With a large attendance. Following the business meeting court whist was enjoyed. iMra. Louis Wlngert received high score prize. The next f egulaf meeting will be Wednesday evening, Jan. 6th. - / Mr. and Mrs. otaf Funnemark, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Goetz, Mr, and Mrs. Hans Beenken Mr, and Mrs. Joseph Skow, Mr$. Esther Skow, Jurgen Skow and Guy Carlson recently attended, a dinner at Bancroft for the Officers and those who took part In the farm bureau mem' bersh?.p drive. Mrs. Henry Haverly entertain* ed the Fr.'-endly Neighbor ciub at her home Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Al Rlchtsmeler as co-hostess. Mrs. J, 1* Studer *nt«rbu£«a her d|* etob'ThUrtfdW liif«fSl»bH at a dirJ»tmSii pdny. Mrt. truiius KelCh of Algbnft and Mrs. Evroul LeeMg a! flVgueat B<wi» lady chow* gift ffisrii Under the Chrtfthia* olSdf'dW to h*f ieort. 1%ere wb ah exchange W gift*. Mrs. Gtfoife Vltethiim- will b«l hostess to the club on Tteid&y, Jan, 14. (Mrs. Ole Flom was elected chairman bf the CongregftUdnal church at the anriual business meeting: held Saturday, Dec. ftth. Mrs". Esther Skow la secretary; Peter Seabefrg, treasurer; trustee* Clifford Cdrlaon, Lester Larson, and Carl Starqulst. Christmas serv.'-ces will be held at 6 a. m. The Christmas program will be held Christmas night at 8; o'clock," i K^^^^^^%*%&^^ Ask for Free Guest Tickets TODAY Algona Merchants Christmas "Thank You Party" f December 16th-l 7th— Call Theatre I Starting 10 a. m.-Showing "Mrs. Wiggs of the I Cabbage Patch" TRADE WITH US I K. D. JAMES CHRISTMAS STORE There is not sufficient space to list the hundreds of items purchased specially for Christmas. There Is the always popular Fiesta ware; Cranberry glass, handmade by Feu ton 5 crystal sets of all/kinds and for all purposes; cocktail sets; liquor bottles and glasses; modern book ends; and hundreds'of pictures, some in sets of two. You must come in and see these before you start your Christmas shopping. A11-are reasonably priced. A Few Items From Our Tremendous Christmas Stock Crystal Console Sets —$1.25 to $7.00 Book Ends 98c to $5.00 C. & A. Richards Pictures 50c and up Wrisley's Blue Fern Perfumes arid Tal- cums, from $2 Beautiful Gift Soaps 25c up Rock Crystal Goblets & Sherbets, 6 for 1.98 Beautiful styles, new designs Poppytrail Calif. Pottery. Photograph Albums 25c and up New Guest Books 50c np Orna Wood Novelties 69c up Scrap Books ____25-60c Beautiful' new Perfume Atomizers, Bed Lamps, Ivy Bowls, Crystal Ball Flower Sets Hobnail Glassware, by Fenton__60c and up Old South Perfumes, Soap, Bath Crystals, Toilet Soaps from $1.00 The Original Fiesta Ware Fiesta comes in six lovely colors — Tureruoise. green, yellow, blue, old ivory, and red—all brilliant, all cheerful. Best of all. Fiesta is extremely reasonable in price, may be bought by the piece, and thus affords the purchaser a chance to build up a set not only of whatever items, but of whatever colors, she desires. LuRay Pastels For Modern Charming Tables Beautiful captivating pastel colors in dinnerware for your table, on the new Lu-Ray shape. Streamlined this thin body ware provides exquisite charm. From the four colors — Windsor Blue, Persian Cream, Surf Green, Sharon Pink — you may choose one or any combination of colors desired. GIFT STATIONERY We have the largest selection of gift stationery ever shown in northern Iowa. Some come in at* tractive boxes of cedar, walnut, or mirrors, which alone would make an attractive gift. The prices are so reasonable that you will be certain to find more than one on your shopping list that would be pleased with such a gift and at a price lees than you expected to pay. , Cosmetics For "Her" Gift This year we have again added another line to our toiletries—"Old South." We now have Len- theric, Lucten Lelong, Hudnut, Cara-Nome, and Lequi and Coty'i. DRESSER SETS Combination comb, brush, and mirror sets that find a place on any dresser. Price range from the lowest to the ivory inlaid "Special" gifts. $1.98 to $8.00 PERFUMES No gift pleases a woman or girl more than a bot- He of her favorite perfume, or a bottle of a perfume a little bit better than she ordinarily uces— something for those extra special occasions. Priced, per ounce, from 50c $2,50 A FEW HINTS FOR CHRISTMAS GIVING § Shaving Sets 1. 59c and up Imperial Candle wick Heisey Glassware Book Ends $1.00 pair Bill Folds - $1,00 to $5.00 Manicure Sets $1.00 and up Pipes .., - - - -50c, $1,00, $1,50 Cigars and Cigarettes Fine Soaps 59c and up Pictures - $1.0P and up Tender, romantic fragrances in stunning replica bottles. Cotton JMossom Cologne, a brilliant new and original fra- grancte in vase bottle. 81.25. Plantation Garden Bouquet or Woodland Spice Colognes in sparkling Decanter Jugs at Jl.OOand 81.75. GIFTS for THE MAN in the SERVICE Travel kits, some fitted; billfolds; lemtheric; and Wrisley's Spruce shaving sets; cigarettes; tobaccos; shelled nuts; candy. GIFTS FOR BABIES Baby dresser sets, baby books, baby feeders, comb and brush sets, rattles, baby toilet sets 50c, $1.00 Console sets, three-pieces —- bowl and candle* sticks; Helfen glass figures; scrap books and photo albums, \ ' ' ',\#& Christmas Cards Our Christmas cards comprise a wide selection of all types, ranging in price from lc, 8-6c, §c, IQc, ISe, 8{>e, nnd 50c. . Tony Wons B»4!o Scrapbook of Chrjstmas, Cards, price from ,>^^^_^__,,,-_ T ^,4»9 to 11,00 a Religious eards^ ^,^_Wr--"^-~^~,^, r ..r,r- 50 cards for $1*00, mooogramed. •MM iBUHh ^ff JBHHH^^ ^PF ^HBi^ 1MB il^^W ^^B W ^^^^ ^^^^^^^W ^^^J|^^ , IB la^jp' jf- w JJ^IL LARGEST STOCK OF CHRISFMAS GIFTS IN NORTH IOWA TO OWOOSE FROM C _... J .. ," j.4— j ',',.. •• H iii/ill.i^,. „

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