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1 , \ i ' TX"*-: "t ^fv,*? A . -r ' ' ,1 n J "tr ^'^f^\«^^^^^^^T^^^ ":•'" \ x "'"' •'' : ' * u , :;A-' IMS 1RVINGTONBOY SUFFERS BROKEN LEG IN ENGLAND Irvlngton: Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Egel have received word from their eon, Paul, somewhere in England, telling them that he is now recuperating somewhere with a broken leg. Where he is located or how the accident occurred is not known. On Nov. 17 he wrote he had spent the night at a Y. M. C. A. near the place where Mary Black Fraser is located and had the glorious feeling of sleeping between clean sheets. This was presumably near London. The Egcls have also received two cables, one of which was n Christmas greeting and another a gift of roses to Mrs. Egel. Paul stated he had received no message from his parents since Sept. 27, althogh they have written frequently. However, he had received Christmas cards from his sisters, Mrs, Chas. Diebler and Mrs. Oran Hudson. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Phillips of Deadwood, S. D., visited at the parental Perry Phillips home last Tuesday. Captain Paul Black and his s : .s- ter, Lucille are here from Texas called by the serious illnes and death of their father, Jas. Black. The Irvington township farm bureau meeting scheduled for last Tuesday even-ing at the Henry Eis- che'd home has been postponed indefinitely. Mrs. Wm. Boklridge, Jr. was hostess ito the Riverdale Ladies Friendly hour club last Wednesday (a week ago). Due to the cold weather the crowd was not as large as us- ual. Donnft Cunningham, young; daughter 6f Mf. and Mrs, Clem Cunningham, has been Havlttg -a siege of, the chicken , pox. ; Donna is enrolled as a student In, school district No. 8. •Mrs. Andrew Godfredsbn was the hostess last Thursday to a four- townshlp farm bureau meeting that was aiT all-day affair. Townships represented were Cresco, Whittemore, Garfield and Riverdale. The lesson on first aid was given by Miss Schultz. Mrs. Agnes Drecsman was hostess to the Cresco Embroidery club on Wednesday afternoon, Mrs. Selma Godfredson, club president preskl- irrg. Mrs. Fronia Mullica gave several selections on the harmonica and a lesson \vas given in wool patching. Mrs. Eva Wills is program chairman for the year. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Egel enler- ta ! -necl at cards last Saturday evening, 500 being played. High prizes were won by Mrs. Donald Robfson and Arthur Krause. Others entertaining last week were Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Hargreaves (a week ago Saturday) and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Maasdam on last Friday evening. Mrs. Maud Jergenson and Mrs. Marie Keith were joint hostesses to the Plum Creek Woman's club last Wednesday (a week ago). The club will hold a pot luck suppei for 'the members and their famMies on Jan. 20 at the center school in I Plum Creek township. Tentative plans were made for a public supper to be held later on. The club has two pieced quilt tops and it was planned to tie these. Mrs. Ronald Jenkins, club president, resigned and Mrs. Doris KeMh, vice president, will take over for the remainder of the club year. Read The Want Ads--It Pays. IWWWJUWJVWJWSfJWWWSJW'J^^^ :: Dear Mr. Farmer: You can still get pro-war quality Ward tractor tires at Schultz Bros. Mo.st s'zes are still available. For example, we offer the 11.25—24 size in your choice of a Riverside bar or knob-type tread for only $53.35. You may deprive yourself of pre-war quality if you wait until Spring. Come in as soon as you can. We also have Ward's car tires and batteries. Sec; us for gas and oil: Regular gas 16.7c; Ethyl, 17.7c. Schultz Bros. Service Station ALGONA, IOWA 2* Afl.VYVV^/J%*VWWWV o»»»x«xae»xoixo^aco2oxao>x^ DRYCLEANING MAKES CLOTHES LAST LONGER| Curtailed budgets and curtailed \vardrobes call for added care in making your clothes last longer. Have your suits cleaned frequently .You'll wear them with pride . . . longer! Modern Dry Cleaners & Tailors HOLMES & CLOPTON g Phono 537 jjjj C8»o«o,wo3»8ao&xoa»ac8»»»^ Our tailoring department is always at your service-for alterations or now garments. Thursday, January llth Last Chance Ann Harding New March of Time "THE NAVY AND THE NATION" Kdw. Arnold JIT "EVES IN THE NIGHT" Fri. and Sat., Jan. 15-1U Double Feature— 3 Way THAT LOVABlf, LAUGHABLE AT THEIR HOWLARIlSJt IIKNRYALDRII'I! Added Attraction iHADAHEfSBYi Fun ftf, Entire Family 8un.-Mon.-Tues., Jan. 17-18-19 SWEA-EAGLE BOY, COAST GUARD, IS MARRIED IN SOUTH Swea-Eagle: Carolyn Agatha Le Oompte, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. LeCompte of New Orleans, La., and (Petty Officer Melvin Krumm of the U. S. Coast Guard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Krumm here, were married at St. Augustine cathedral in St Augustine Fla., Thursday, December 31, The Rev. J. E. CVBr.'an was the officiating clergyman. The bride was attended by Miss Genovieve Kollasch, Des Moines (cousin of the groom), and the groom by E. R White of thp Coast Guard. Petty Officer Krumm is now stationed with the permanent detail at Ponce de Leon hotel ?rr St. Augustine. Mrs. Wm. Krumm, mother of the sfroom and her niece, Miss Kollasch, spent a week in Florida, going there to attend the wedding. Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Fagcrlund were Sunday guests at the Art E. Anderson .home. Pvt. Raymond Robinson of Pecos, Texas, was here on furlough last week visiting his sister, Mrs. Ernist Larson. John Baldis, Marion Butterfield. Lee Hillsten and Edward Anderson were Sunday dinner guests of Lowell Larson. Roy Valvick returned home last: week from the Coleman hospital, EsthervMle. where he underwent an operation two weeks ago. Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Waterbury are parents of a girl born on Monday, Jan. 4. They have three other children, two boys and one girl. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Linde are parents of a son born Tuesday, Jan. 5. This, .'-s their first child. The two mothers and babies are being cared for at the Coleman hospital, Estherville. JACK BENNY' SHERIDAN iRGE WASHINGTON SLEPT BERT SWEACITYP.T.A. PLANS DAILY HOT DISH PROJECT Swea City: A plan is under way to serve one hot dish daMy to the school children. The funds on hand from the Parent-Teachers treasury will be used to finance the project. The local organization voted at the last meeting to disband for the duration. A summary of the activities since 1940 follows: Held segular monthly meetMigs with programs throughout each school year. 'Subscribed to P. T. A. magazine. Paid doctors fee for examination of pre-school age children each year. Paid $25.00 to aid in transporting the band to Sioux City. Bought dr'Shes, including 5 dozen cups and 2 dozen spoons for school kitchen from which P. T. A. lunches were served. (A Christinas program by school children was presented annually: at the December meetings. Contributed to Red Cross and T. B. funds each year. Gave $15 toward the purchase of ping pong tables for the school. Fred Moellering, north Kossuth lineman and service man for the D. E. K. rural electric co-operative has moved his family into the Hewitt dwelling ! >n the south part, of town. The Moellerings came here from Clarion. Bert Jeffries who formerly was a farmer near hero, has been- hired •is assistant postmaster to succeed Mrs. Gregor Deim. Mrs. Deim plans to leave soon to enter a war plant, but will continue for a time at the post office. The Jeffries family have moved into the August Peterson house. TITONKA NEWS IETY Eastern Star Installs— s The Order of Eastern Star will hold a public meeting at the. Masonic Temple Tuesday evening, January 19 at eight o'clock. Instrumental music Will be furnished by a group of high school students. The Installing matron,' Bertha French, will-install the new officers elected for the coming yea , as follows: worthy matron, Mrs V. V Naudnin; worthy patron, Rev. D. R. Martin; associate matron, Pearl Potter; associate patron, Hugh Raney; secretary, MyrtJte L'.ghter; treasurer, Mrs. H. W. Thompson; conductress, Maxlne Walker; associate conductress, Opal Bourne; chaplain, Mrs. D. R. Martin; marshal, Lillian Wadleigh; organ! i!. Millie Klamp; Adah, Velma Olson; Ruth, Katherine Park; Esther, Laura Raney; Martha, Leola Zeigler; Electa. Irene Hutchins; warden, Mrs 1 . Pteuil Wiley, and sentinel, Roy Richardson. Plum Creek Woman's Club— 'Mrs. Harvey Jergenson entertained the members of the Plum Creek Woman's club at her home Wod- ncisrlny afternoon. The assisting hostess was Mrs. Stanley Keith. Krs. Jergenson gave a reading for the program. Plans were discussed for a supper to be held on February 13. Cards of Thanks were read from Three Inductees to Camp Wednesday The following selectees, who were transferred to the local draft board, left for Camp Dodge yesterday afternoon for induction: William DeKruif, now of Algona, transferred from O'Brien county; Leonard Frank Pompe, now of Whittemore, transferred from Los Angeles, California; Robert Michael Fleming, now of Whittemore. transferred from Los Angeles, California. Hurt News Mr. and Mrs. James McCollcy were Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Egesdul. Mr. and 'Mrs. Dick B. Meyer arrd sons called on the Everett Rippentrop family at Lakota Sunday. Johir Pink visited from Wednesday until Friday with his sister, MM. II. I. Hawley at Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Nelson- of Mason City were week end guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. puy liarton. Senus Isebrand, who lias been vi<3- itins; in Chicago with h ! -s son, Merlin and family returned home on Sunday morning. •Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Orthnl and children attended the funeral of Mrs. Orthel's mother, Mrs. Thomas Qir-iin. at Britt Saturday. Joe H. Tapper returned Saturday from Webster City, where he went to attend the farm sale of a sister- in-law and also to visit relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Harms and children of Wellsburg arrived Saturday night to spend a few days with the Warner Beenken family. « Mr. and Mrs. Walter Tapper and family and Inez Abbas of Triumph, Minn., who 'a visiting in the Tapper home, called on the Everett Rippentrops at Lakota. A baby boy was born Saturday morning to Rev. and Mrs A. Mordorf at the Park hospital in Mason City. This is the'.r second child, the oldest also being a boy. Dayle Craven left Monday morning for the west coast where he will be employed. Mrs. Craven and Patty Lynne will join him later when living quarters are found. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peterson | and son have moved in the Esther i Askin house. Mr. Peterson is the new D-X tank man arrd formerly worked in the creamery at Lakota. , The Titonka Federated club met Tuesday, Jan. 12, with Mrs. Lorena MeOolley. Roll call was a problem in our home or community. The book review by Mrs Bernice Shaw, and lesson, Problem Children, given by Mrs. Clarine Boyken. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bacon and children of Leland and Mr. and Mrs. Glair Heifner and children were dinner guests at a b'-rthday dinner given at the Mark Bacons Saturday honoring Clair Heifner ow his birthday. In the afternoon -Mr. and Mrs. Bradford Buffington and son also called. Gerald Ollom went to Whittemore Monday to see his friend, Lloyd Saatoff. Mrs. W. K. Ferguson of Algonn, arrd Mrs. L. M. Smith of Renwick spent Monday with .Mrs'k O. C. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Trenary and son, Kenneth, were Sunday dinner guests at the James Christensen home. The Lutheran Walther League met last Thursday evening with Margaret Reimers and Ruth Carter as hostesses. Mrs. J. J. John who has been working in Algona for some time, came for a visit at the home of her son, R. S. John. ., The 'Epworth League" met'Sun- day evening at the home of Harold and Betty Bates. The Junior league met w.'-th Don Boettcher. Nels J. Nelson returned last Thursday from Rochester, Minn-., where he had spent a few days going through the clinic. 'Frank Reynolds was taken- to the Veterans' hospital !-n Des Moines by ambulance Monday. He had been ill for several weeks. Mrs. Victor Carman and baby daughter returned from an Algona hospital last Friday. Mrs. Henry Wiener is assisting at the Carman home. Mr. and Mrs. Ora Ollom "and twins, June and Gene, So. St. Paul, visited over the week end with Mrs. Ollom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Fiitz. Mr. and Mrs. Harry McChane returned Sunday from Rochester, Minn., where they had spent about a week, while Mr. McChane went through the clinic. Sgt. Willis Vogel who is stationed at General Mitchell Field near Milwaukee, Wis., arrived home Monday to spend a few days' furlough w'th his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Vogel. The school faculty entertained the members of the "school board and their wives at a d'nner at the school house Monday evening. The dinner was served by the home economics girls. A few young people from Titonka and Algona spent Sunday evening at the James Ollom home in honor of Gerald Ollom, who is at home on furlough. He w'll leave Friday to return to his duties in the navy. Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Schafer of Grundy Center, visited from Sunday to Monday at the home of their son, Gerald. Mrs. Schafer and little son accompanied them home for a several weeks' visit with them and her parents at Waterloo. IMr. and Mrs. George Gray of Lakota and their son, Sgt. Robert Gray of South Carolina, were d'ri- ner guests Friday at the F. L. Ryerson home and supper guests at the J. G. Sewick home. Robert come the day before for a few days furlough with his parents. the recipients of the Christmas' ban- kets which the club filled. The next meeting will be a FamMy Night at the community hall on January 20 with Hazel Sceley and Clara Keith In charge, , Plum Creek 4-11 Meets— A meeting of the PlUm Creek Elite 4-H club was held on January 9 at the home of Helen Baas. Eight of the fourteen members answered roll call, "What I am Going to Make This Year." Phyllis Kain gave a talk on "Care of the Feet," and all the girls took part In a demonstration of seam making. M!-ss Alma Shultz, home economist, then displayed various work garments which 4-H girls could make this year. The meet- Ing was adjourned and lunch was served. Presbyterian Men's Club— The members of the Presbyter- Jan Men's club entertained their wives at the annual Ladles Guest Night dinner Wednesday evening in the church basement! .The program was "in charge of Herman Barker and C. A. Phillips. Hymn singing, led by Herman Barker with C. C. Richardson at the p!-ano opened the program. H. L. Woodward showed a sound movie entitled, "Industry's Part in the War Effort." Games were played at the close of the evening, Beta Sigma Phi— The Alpha Psl chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held Its regular meeting Wednesday evening. The group is now working on its third project for the year. Mrs. Kenneth Knudsen is the chairman of the present one which is surgical dressings for the Red Cross. The girls go to the Red Cross rooms and have their business meeting following the eve- n'.ng's work. The business meeting was held this week at the home of Mrs. Donald Miller. Townsend Council Meets— The council of the Algona Townsend Club No. 1 met for a special conference to make arrangements for a penny supper to be held at the Legion Hall Tuesday evening, January 19. Arrangements were also made for a benefit card party to be held at Mrs. Lottie Johnson's Friday evening, January 15. The club has received its service flag and wMl dedicate it on January 19. Union M. & D. Meets— The Union Mothers and Daughters club together with their husbands will have a pot luck d.Miner. tonight (Thursday). The host and hostesses are Mr. and Mrs. Chester BaMey. The program is in charge of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hofius and Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Heerdt. The menu is in charge of Mr. and Mrs. George Kohl and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Will. D. A. B. Meets— The D. A. R. society met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Raymond Norton with Mrs. W. G. McCullough assisting hostess. The club has voted to have four of its meetings during the year without refreshments and Tuesday's meeting was one of these. Mrs. D. D. Paxson gave a very interesting report on China. Riverdale Ladies Friendly Club- Mrs. Dorothy Boldridge and Mrs. William Boldridge entertained the Ladies Friendly club of Riverdale townshvp at their home last Wednesday afternoon. Due to bad roads the president and vice president were absent and there was no business meeting. The afternoon was spent socially and refreshments were served. • Presbyterian "75" Club— The "75" club of the Presbyterian church will meet Tuesday evening at 7:30 in the church basement. Refreshments are in charge of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Pratt, and Mr. and Mrs. Orrin Spaulding. Entertainment is in charge of Rev. and Mrs. C. C. Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Huenhold and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Shilts. Elementary P. T. A.— The members of .the Elementary Parents and Teahcers Association met Tuesday afternoon in the Bryant school building. The pupils of the fifth grade gave a demonstration on holding a club meeting. Mrs. M. G. Bourne gave a vocal solo and J. D. Lowe spoke on Conservation- of Human and Natural Resources. Shower for Bride— Genevieve Sterling. Mrs. Dallu's Klein and Mrs. Meryl Yeoman will be hostesses at a shower Friday evening honoring Mrs. Leslie Faber. The party will be held at the G. C. Yeoman home. Mrs. Faber !s the former Adra Yeoman and she was married January 2. Merry Mixers Club— The members of the Merry Mixer sewing club were entertained by If fa. Afefte W. Sehwletert-ftt'Jier homfe 6ft (Friday afWfrtsoh. T(5n ntefflfeWs wWfe prfesent atfd" two Visitors, Mrs, Joe Dletrick and Mrs. C. L. Ingersdll. , ' C. I*, of Av— The dathollc Daughters of Am- eflca will hold a business arid social meet.'.rigr Thursday % evening 1 , January 14, at 8:00 o'clock Mrs. Jo- •Sephlne Stanton and Mrs, Nellie Van Allen are on the committee lit charge. Algona Red Cross— Th'e Algona Branch of the Kossuth County Red Cross will hold an Important meeting next Tuesday, January 19 at 2:30 at the City Library for the election of officers for the new year. Birthday Club— Mrs. D. D. Paxson entertained the members of the Birthday club at her home Saturday at a one o'clock luncheon. The party was .'•n honor of.the birthday of Mrs. Raymond Norton. S. S. Class Party- Mrs. Neal Smith's class of the, Methodist church held its monthly party at the home of Mrs. A. A. Bishop Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Will Martin is president of the class. Hobby Club— -." Mrs. R. P. Norton entertained the members of the Hobby club at her home Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. William Crosby of Marshalltown was a guest of the club. St. Thomas Guild— The St. Thomas Guild of the Episcopal church will meet this afternoon (Thursday) at 2:30 at the home of Mrs. Clair Anderson. Idle Hour Club— Mrs. L. C. Hanson entertained the members of the Idle Hour club at a one o'clock luncheon Wednesday afternoon. Bridgette Club— •Mrs. D. A. Barnard entertained the eight members of the Bridgette club at her home Wednesday afternoon. Henry Aman fell last Thursday and .broke^an arm. Henry Stebrltz is taking his place as janitor at St. Cecelia's church and academy while he is laid up. Basket Ball Tues. Ian. 19 Academy vs. Whittemore High School Academy Gym Algona, 7:30 p. m. J.&.W^Spawr. 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