The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 15, 1942 · Page 10
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 15, 1942
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HOMEMAKERS CLUB HASBUSY PROGRAM Lnil/ard: The home makers club -of ninth Ledyard township met at tho home of Mrs. Lou Nttz Thursday, Doc. 10, for the first lesson on the War Emergency program. Mrs. J. H. Holcnmb and Mrs Lou Nltz nro the loaders. -In these two districts 10 women wore present. These lessons will be given once a month on different subjects at different Bionics and are given all over tho United States by the War Emergency project 'loaders. Wednesday's Hesson was making over the family wardrobe. How men's suits and shirts are made into useful wearable clothes for s!«ter and mother at homo, as when they return from service afte* the war Is over their suits no doubt would be out of date and also will not be wearable. The next lesson will be held at the J. H. Holcomb home on Wednesday evening. Dec. 16 at 8 o'clock. Ev eryone is asked to take part and U. welcome and there will be a way ,to get there If enough are willing ing to go. Some first aid Mistructlons will be given and many other Interesting talks will bo given. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Troff and Mrs. Alvln Dillon were business visitors in Algona last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Busch arc tho parents of a baby girl born Wednesday at tho hosp'tal In Algona. Loon Worden of Fairmont hns been spending several days with relatives and friends in Ledyard. Richard Countryman left Saturday morning for Des Moines for n teat. Richard has enlisted In the U. S. Marines. CHATTER BOX With only eight shopping days left until Christmas, it is time you finished up your gift buying unless you are one of those fore-handed people who always get things done ahead of time. You will find just the gifts you are looking for at Richardson's Hardware. JLR Chock youi list careful- * ly to see for *•' whom you IIMVC to buy. Wo have gifts suitable for cv- ory member of the family. For tlio fooya and girls we have skiis and sleds galore. Then' are all sixes of sleds, plenty with stool runners, at $!.!>!» up. We have Flexible iKilyer and Northland Skills from 4 to 7 feet long, at from Sl.65 to $i.75. Be sure you .soo our Go DovM Toboggans, too. JLR For the baseball-minded boys wo have baschn.ll mlts, gloves, and balls Or if ho prefers fiahing to basoball, give him some tackle. Wo have a nice lot of it. JLR We have games of all kinds, tin-get, and card. Either n boy or girl would lovo one of our archery sets. For UIE little folks wo also have numerous games and some clev- or children's books. JLR We have the "Handy Shipper" for the man '<n service A standard size box, ready tc mail. Just pack you gifts in it. JLR Somehow or other we cun'l atop talking about our dolls —they are so attractive anl we have so many different kinds. You must sec them il you are going to give a doll for Christmas. Simla Clans will approve every ono. JLR Then there are our Burroughs clocks, replteas of famous old clocks throughout the world. She would love to find one under the Christmas tree. JLR If you are one of those men who always waits until the last minute—we have a tip for you that will be sure to meet with "her" approval. Give her china ware. We have all kinds from breakfast sets at $2.50 to lovely Syracuse china at $72.50 per set. Make up a starter set—or fill in what she already has in Dessert Rose. Apple, Vernon and Johnson Bros. English China. We also havt, other patterns and Heisey glassware. JLR Other suggestions we might make are pottery vases, it- ums for what-nots, solid walnut picture frames, what-nots, etc. J. L. Richardson Hdw. !Sr(S^?!^^ r^* m Christmas Tree Lights and Decorations Wo have a complete assortment of tree lights, bulbs, tree ornaments, etc. Make your selection t>- day. Electrical Appliances and Fixtures Because we bought heavily last year, we still have electric toasters to sell—110 more automatics, but several different styles. We have a nice assortment of coffee makers, clocks and a few hot plates. Our stock of fixtures is outstanding.. How about giving new fixture.-this year I Mj-»t Fluorescent Bed Lamps Just uevrI Wonderful to read by. SC95 Lamps have attractive plastic shades ™U Pratt Electric Phone 170 SENECA PTA HOLDS MEET AT SCHOOL THURSDAY Seneca: TUie Seneca Parenti- Toachefs held its December meet- Ing at the Seneca school last Thursday nlg-ht. The meeting: opened with group singing America, the BemiH- ful, after which OdWha Jean Cady led the Pledge of Allegiance. Mr. Bellas introduced Patrolman Hutchinson of Algona who talked on tho 35-mile per hour speed l.'.mlt and traffic laws. This was followed by n general question and anawer period. Mrs. Dotson. who wns chairmnn of the entertainment committee, call- on the glee clubs, boys and girls, for several selections. Miss tin von Madden played two piano selections after which AlvMi Godfredson and Junior Merrill played an Instrumental duet accompanied by Mrs. Alfred Qodfredson at the piano. Karlo Peterson, the young man who left for Denmark and before Hitler took Denmark and who is visiting at the home of his uncle Peter Peterson, favorec 1 the group by slngf^ng two Danish songs. The following committees we're appointed for the January meeting: topic, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Orborn and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cody: program, Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Bailey and Miss Donahue; refreshment, Mrs. Wrolstad, Miss Rclmers, Mr and Mrs. Otto Wilberg and Mr. and Mr.s. Albert Nelson. A report by the Hot Lunch committee chairman, 'Mrs. James Doocy, was given. There would be no Hot Lunch program ,'n the Seneca school this year. The Jolly Jokers club met nt the home of Mrs. Oscar Patterson on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Richards- were Sunday evening-dinner guests at the John PanV,er homo at Rlng- stcd. Mrs. Ralph Campbell's nephew, Joe Jenkins of Algona spent last Sunday evening at the Ralph Campbell home. 'Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Olson spent last Saturday calling on the lat- tcr's 'mother, Mrs. Carrie Larson at EmmGtsburg. Mrs. Fred Brown- went to Mason City Friday morning where she spent Friday and Saturday visiting her daughter, Marjoric. Mrs. John Erboe, Chicago, who has been visiting at the homo ot her brother, Peter Peterson, returned home Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Larson and sou of Mallard and Eldon Larson of Emmetsburg spent Friday and Saturday n}. the Irvln Classen home. Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Classen anr family were Friday evenirrg callerr at the home of the former's parents, the Amos Classens, at East Chain. Mesdames Earl Crouch and C. C. Voight attended the second home project training school held at the Carrie Voight home in Fenton on Thursday. C. A. Bailey, Robert Halverson, Cecil Baldwin and Ralph Campbell drove to Algona last week Monday and renewed their chauffeur's licenses. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Moore are tho parents of a baby daughter, born Tuesday. The Moores now have a family of three sons and three daughters. The Seneca school will observe one' week of Christmas vacation. School is being dismissed Friday, Dec. 18th and will commence again Monday, Dec. 28th. There have been many cases of flu in the Seneca community. Jerry, son of Mr and Mrs. Earl Crouch has been confined to his home with AS MICHIGAN ROLLED OVEB NOTRE DAME—South Bend, Ind: Tom Kuzma, 45, of Michigan, Hes on top of a few of the participants of last Saturday's game, to chalk up another six points for the Wolverines. This was one of three touchdowns that Michigan scored in thq third quarter, two of them by Kuzma. GERMAN PRISONERS IN EGYPT—Somewhere .'.n Egypt: First original picture to reach the U. S. of the great British drive into Egypt and "Libya, it shows some of the thousands of Germans who were made prisoners. The Germans seem to be happy 'being out of action. HEARS GLAD NEWS OF RICItENBAOKER—New York, N. Y.: Soundphoto—Mrs. Eddie Rickenbacker, photographed last Saturday after news of her husband's rescue gives smile and "V" for Victory for reporters and photographers in New York. WHAT with inadhinelTV rationing and limitations on dealers' stocks of parts, it would be smart for you to check all your machinery and replace it if you are eligible, or repair it now. \Ve have tile follow'ns usi'd machines for sale: 1937 Allis Chalmers Combine. Regular Parmall and Cultivator. John Deere "H" on rubber with cultivator Also have quite a variety of used machines, some good, some not so good. Priced accordingly. See our new feeders and water tanks. We have plenty of HONEY- MEAD feed in all varieties for cattle, hogs and poultry. A Honeyinead service man is always at your disposal. Ask the Honeymead user about this product. BRADLEY BROS. Phone n* So. Hotel a slight touch of pneumonia. Mrs. Robert Halverson submitted to a major operation at the Kossuth hospital at Algona Wednesday morning. At this writing she is recovernig satisfactorily. The annual Christmas school program wMl be held at the Soneca school gymnasium Wednesday evening, Dec. 16, to wich the public is invited. There will be a small admission charge at the door. Mrs. John Hutchinson, Wesley, called briefly at the Henry Looft home Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Hutchinson who has charge of the Old Age Pension fund in Kossuth county, had made a 'business call '•n this vicinity. Books from a. traveling library- in I DCS Moines are here and available on request at Supt. Kiirgerys office. The public is invited to make use of these books which will be ks;>t here for a per'od of three months or until March 1. Mrs. Millen Jensen was release! from the Mayo clinic at Rochester Minn., Saturday noon, where she has been receiving treatment foi varicose veins. Her husband drove to Rochester Saturday morn- '•ng to bring her home. Martin Wilberg has been wearing a cast on his left arm since a week ago Saturday when he suffered a broken bone above his wrisl as he was attempting to close the door on the bull pen. The anima suddenly bumped the door shut on his arm. Mr, and Mrs. Emmet Eastman, former Gladys Dotson, (ivill live at the Richards home and take caru of the livestock, etc. during their absence. The Eastmans have rented the farm now tenaanted by the Chsirles McKeans. . The McKeans wMl move onto a farm near Armstrong irt March. The DeVerd Swans sold their 80-acre farm one day last week to Peter Hendricksen, Ringsted, whose farm is directly west of the Swan place. The Swans wil'J hold a closing out sale in a week or ST They plan to move to Duluth, M'.nn., in the near future. Mr. Swan has a brother in Duluth. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Richards plan to leave for Seattle, Washington, Tuesday. They plan to dr'.ve by car to Minneapolis and from there will journey by rail. Mrs. Richard's mother, brother and sister live there whom she has not seen for many years. They plan to be gone about a month. The Thursday club held its annual Christmas party at the Ralph Campbell home Friday afternoon Mrs. Howard Richards was the assistant hostess. Mesdames Leo Works and James Doooy had charge of the afternoon's entertainment which consisted of a planned program. The guests also exchanged gifts! The Seneca basketball teams met the Grant teams on the local floor last Monday even'-ng. The Seneca boys were defeated by a 19-18 score while the Seneca girls outplayed :he Grant girls, winning 61-14. The Seneca teams drove to Haifa Friday evening and both Seneca teams were victorious — the girls winning by a 32-18 score and the boys 1914. annual club dinner at the 'Rober' Burt home Wednesday. The following club families were present: Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Art Paulson and Ruby, Mrs. Emma Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hartshorn, Mrj and MrsJ Ca^eb Hartshorn and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Petersen and Mr. and Mrs. Jens Peterson. LUVERNE NEWS W. S. O. S. ELECTS NEW OFFICERS FOB THE TEAK Election of officers was held last week when the Methodist W. S. C S. met at the community hall with Mrs. Ray Stone, Mrs. George Wolf Mrs. Enid Anderson and Mrs. John Ramus, hostesses. The election oi a president was left for a later meeting, but Mrs. Edw. Dehnert was elected, Mrs. Broad : e, secretary, and Mrs. S. R Bakc(J treasurer. A ^missionary play was presented by several members. J. J. CLiUB HOLDS MEET AND EXCHANGES GIFTS A lesson on the conservation of clothing was given by Mrs. Bernard Wolf at the J. J. cTub meeting Friday afternoon. Hints or the Mending of Worn Clothing and the making over of old clothing- were included. The group, con- sisf'ng of 15 members and one guest, Mrs. Vernon Stribley, joined in singing Christmas carols and the exchange of gifts. Bridge furnished the entertainment for the] rest of the afternoon. Mrs. Irvin Chapman was hostess. The n meeting w'll be held Jan. 8th with Mrs. Edw. Dehnert. METHODIST CHURCH DINNEH GIVEN FOB BEV. COOK A Methodist all-family church dinner was held at the Community hall Sunday, Dec. 6. with the Re< and Mrs. R. E. Cook, Renwick, honor guests. The Rev. Cook is sun- plying the pulpit here since the Rev. Kenneth Whitney was transferred to the Riverside Mission at Sioux City. The program given following the dinner Sunday included music by the choir, guitar numbers by Darrell Neilsen, readings hy Anna Genrich and Mary Dfouler and a talk by Rev. Cook. The Modern Mixer club held Willard Sanford left on Thursday evening for Oregon where she will visit Mr. Sanford who is- stationed at Camp White in tha' state. Mrs. San ford's sister, Mrs Henry Weber, i.-s caring for the Sanford baby. The Birthday club observed the Iv'rthdays in December of three of the members, Mrs. Edw. Dehnert J'rs. A. W. Dimler and Mrs. Archie Sanford at a meeting held at Mrs. S. R. Bakers. Bridge was played at three tables with Mrs. Dimler winning high score, Mrs. John Ramus second high and Mrs. Paul Phillips low. Wolve» Fanners west of Truax in Mahaska county report seeing a number of Umber wolves lurking about. Such ankaals are becoming a rarer sight each year in Iowa. ' .. —— -M — W ••*«•• •» WVflW^PV Weaffttttd Coach Jdb West fiend! tSdwafd Oafldek of Mallard has been elected as coach and teacher of social science'at the West Bend aihool W fill th6 vacancy which was causccd wheit Lelyn LeRoy Bryan was called to the ar* my. Mr. 4atlock will teach Sifter, noons In West Bend. At the totes* ent time he operates a. lumberyard at Mallard and n'ad previously coached at ..Curlew - and Rean- brandt. He la a graduate of Plover high ischobl after which he attended the State University of Iowa for two years and later graduated from" Simpson college at Indfanola.! Mr. Oarlock Is married and wlh continue to Make his home In Mallard, In case Mr. Bryan Is rejected upon his final examination at Des Moines he will return to finish the year at West Bend. > K^^-c «f«^"jlii!dftf*afid wOSwrwi ho«fe with hit m&, mi. Gtthfc '"-' while h&f tattbkfra 11 1« the West Bend News &6nalel dobb, MA of M*. ftftd fata; fiarl Cobb, who is wlbh the V. & navy, arrived Sunday to spend a 14-day furlough withxhls parents. His home base Is Treasure Island. Quests at the.Gfibrge Sander home the ipast week have -been Bertha Sander of Elgin, 111, Paulllnn Peucht of Lester, Iowa, and Ellis Sander/who is with the U, 8. navy and Is stationed at Dahlgren, Va. ' Staft* SgL James Montag arrived Sunday for a visit with" his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Montag. He has been stationed at Santa Monloa, Calif., with the army training do* partment of the Douglass Aircraft cojnpariy. Eugene" Andereggf went to Kansas City to Spend Sunday with his father, Clifford Anderegg who Is In the army and stationed there. From there Eugene will go to Phoertbc, Arizona, to spend Christmas with hie, tito&to ....... <3ht*. Plathe.and Afthttf PlaH* Bf^ gu&tl at the 3. Monda iteftS holtte- Arthur bat 1ieen_8ta- OttfLfiftkh^: i«rt »ft» fog ftirt< at Camp Bowie, Tejtas, Mi«ses Audrey and Malda Ma- Oulloiguh w&6 drdWbrklHg.ln'tKe If* B. i office in Washingfon, D. c., write the.'.r Barents, Mr. and Mrs. a W. McCollough that they &xe, very well pleased wlth'bhelr work. For diversion Audrey la a member of the F. B. I, mixed chorus and Maida plays In the F. R I. orchestra. Hie West Bend school has started serving hot lunfches and a small charge. Is made, making it self-supporting. The home economics class has charge of it Under the direction of Miss Mable Dinsmore* llthte has been practiced for the past eight years during the cold "winter 1 Months. One hot dish Is served, besides sandwiches and a choice of eJther milk or cocoa. A varied menu Is planned every week. (Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Anliker and daughters went to St. James, Minn to visit his brother, Carl and fanv lly. A. Klehl who has been employed by Leah's bakery, left last week for Brooklngs, S. D., where he has a posMIOn. Mrs. R. W. Jurgens and daughter, Lonnle Lee, went to Little Rock to visit her sister Mrs. DeBerg and family. Mr and Mrs. Si Parsons left on Monday for Hutchison, Kansas, where he will work. He has closed his shoe shop here. Word rece.'-ved from Mrs. Elinor Ruhr states that she has a temporary position as secretary to the Chicago Civic Opera Guild. Mrs; Roy Forsythe returned from Chicago Monday. She had been spend.'.ng several days with her husband who is stationed there. Mrs. Lulu Belle Wennerlund of Omaha, Neb., has been visiting her sisters, Mrs. Wilbur Justice and Mrs Claude Miller of Plover. Mrs. Leo Spillcs of Algona called on Mrs. C. W. DeWitt who suffered a severe iheart attack Tuesday and has since been confined to her' bed. ' Mr. and Mrs. John- Thacker visited the first of the week wtth their daughter, Mrs. Victor Hansen at Sioux City and son, George at Rock Valley. MUM A HEW SERVICE Send Your Letter,on a Record . • . • •. . • ' ' / Your boy or boys in the service will be tickled pink to receive a letter from home on a phonograph record. We ar6 now prepared to make recordings. Let the boys hear your own voice telling them of home happenings. Come in today and have a record made to send to your seryice man. Records and Albums We have a large and excellent assortment of 'phonograph records in classical and popular numbers. Gfjve a Single record or choose a complete album. New supply of needles and permanent needles just received. Buy while they last. KOSSUTH RADIO & ELECTRIC Phone 170 With Pratt Electric & 1 ft^ft^Wi&JSI^iSCittJJi^ * A Well Furnished Home Contributes-—to our morale and will-to-win. The backbone of America is the home, the greatest institution on earth. Let's keep it furnished! ., .,.,...., .. . _V, t ...:..... , ' ,-. - •«• * \ I T I I «J "* "" Our Lamp line is one of the snappiest we have ever shown—Bradley, Reliance and Rembrant have gi^/en us a choice of their best numbers. See th<em today. A lamp is the PERFECT GIFT, lasting through the years. Sewing Cabinets A real selection of these sewing cabinets awaits you here. We have the small fitted sewing baskets or the cabinets which may also be used as a .lamp table—either modern or Duncan Pyfe in style. «2.25 t o*13.75 Occasional Tables The large cities cannot bring you a finer group of occasional tables than GUI- stock offers—all styles—mahogany or walnut. Every home can use a new table. You are invited to look them over. You will find just what you want at a price you' want to pay. Beautiful Kneehole Desks Th,ere are desks in walnut, maple or mahogany. A desk will really do things for yqyr room, and is an item you can hardly be without. Make the whole family happy today by having us set aside one of our new nun> v bers for Christmas. RICHARDSON S FURNITURE COMPANY "A City Store With Country Prices"

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