VAOB TWO cotiNtir ADVANCE. ALQONA. IOWA RUDYVALLEE Escapes Injury Has Narrow Escape But Croons On. SOME TIME AUO after having grape fruit hurled at him during one -of hie concerts, Rudy Valee, upon ibelng interviewed by the United uPress, said he just went along crooning his songs and drawing his pay check. That's just our idea too. •We just go along offering better values, better merchandise and better service. KAISINS, FOU INSTANCE—<Fancy fruit either seedless or seeded at -two pounds for lac, and the four•pound package for a quarter. Then there's three pounds of large prunes •or four pounds of medium size for twenty-five cents. 'Fancy dry apricots at two pounds for 29c, and peaches 2 Ibs. for twenty-one cents. ifSomo folks like bulk dates, and we liave them at three pounds for a •quarter. Figs at lOc a package. "WE HAVE MOST everything in •Tint meats. Pecan, almond, English •walnut meats, all at twenty-three Cents for half a pound. Hand picked 3>lack walnut meats at the same Vrice. Shelled Jumbo peanuts at 25c Sor a. pound and a half and shelled •ISpanish peanuts two pounds for 19c. Ton don't often see salted cashew »wt meats but we have them at 35c 'the half pound. MONARCH FOODS—Whole ker- ;»el Golden Bantam corn, just the 'thing for salads at two cans for a quarter. Vacuum packed whole *weet potatoes at 'the same price. tJans of light meat tuna for a dime. 'X«arge cans of diced beets Or carrots -J*t 3 cans for 25c. Green or wax *eans, spinach, and extra large cans -»( eolid pack pumpkin at two for twenty-five. And there's Monarch Coffee—you might pay a dollar a J>ound but you can't buy finer coffee. And It's only 27c a pound. We ifaave never had a kick on Monarch -cake flour—and it's only fifteen Cents a package. CANDY FOB CHRISTMAS. We liave most any kind you can think «€ and you'll be surprised at how ^rnuch a little money will buy this year .Ask us about our prices. English walnuts at 15c per Ib. Popcorn "4s a quarter for seven pounds and <hree cakes of honey for 25c. Large KOSSUTH-BORN WOMAN PASSES ON COAST, 75 .•Lakota, Dec. 20— The W. E. Gut- knechts received a message Sunday that Mrs. Frank Pierce had died Saturday at her daughter's home at Albany, Ore. She was Mary Wolfe and was born in Kossuth county. At death she was about 75 years old. Her husband was also one of the come when early settlers here, having with his parents about 1S67, they settled on the farm now owned by J. E. Hening. Mary and Frank were married there, and after his parents' death they lived on the farm many years. There also their three children, Eddie, George, and Hazel, wore born. George died at about three years old. The Pierces moved to Lflkota after Eddie's marriage, and in 1910 they moved to Albany, where they had since resided. Two years ago the son Eddie died suddenly of heart disease, and since then they made their home with the daughter, Mrs. Hazel Holloway. Mr. Pierce is now past 80, and last year, when the Gutknechts visited there, they spent many hours with him and his wife, talking over the days spent here. Wesley Churches Will Celebrate Christmas Two Automobiles Are Burned— Two automobiles were burned near Lakota last week, one belonging to Ray Meyer, the other to a Mr. Miller. I^ast week Monday, as Ray was coming from (Ledyard, he smelled emoke and stopped to see what was wrong. When he opened the door to get out flames shot up in the rear eeat, and the car was a mass of fire in an instant. It was completely burned. The Miller fire occurred last week Wednesday night, when the car ran into the ditch just south of the railroad, near the Center schoolhouse In 'Lincoln township. Wesley, Dec. 20 — The following services will be held at St. Joseph church next Sunday morning, Christmas day: high mass at six o'clock; low mass Immediately following; high mass at 9; 30, followed by sermon and benediction. Christmas services will be held at the Congregational church Sunday night, DocembSr 25, and there will be a tree and program Monday night, with treats for the small children. The Christmas program at the Methodist church will be given •Saturday evening, December 24, and there will be regular Sunday services the following day. Hoys Win Fifth Game— The basketball game which was deferred because of Mr. Clifton's death was played against Thompson last week Wednesday, and our boys won. 51-14, but the girls lost by one point, 24-23. Wesley met iPresenta- tlon academy, Whittemore, here Friday, and the local boys won, 19-17, the girls, 19-16. Our boys have now won five straight games out of six, and our girls have three out of five. The boys' first and second teams will play at Titonka this week Thursday night. , Surprise for Arthur Larson— • About 20 members of the Congregational Young People's society surprised Arthur Larson Friday even- Ing. Their object was to observe his birthday and those of Edna Carlson and Ada Simpson at the same time, the girls' birthdays being this month. The evening was spent at games and conversation, and lunch was served. Christmas Trees on Street— 'Business men and women have again set up three ornamented Christmas trees In the. center of Main street, and they will be Illuminated by colored lights at night. Christmas shoppers are seen to be patronizing home merchants to a great extent. . . Teacher Expected for Holidays— Anna Johnson, who teaches Home Economics at Boone, will come this week Friday, to spend a two weeks' vacation with her sisters, the Mesdames Fred Bentele, Herman Carlson, and Silas Skow, and her broth- r, Herbert Johnson. Lunches Served .nt School— Miss iLooft and her Home Economics girls have begun serving hot unches at noon. One hot dish Is offered for a very small sum; and other small items are sometimes offered. Other Wesley News. Mrs. Bertha Skow, Emmetsburg, has been visiting Mrs. Peter Skow. The last of this week she will go to Mount Horeb, Wis., to spend the winter with her mother, Mrs. Bowers. John Ormsby went to Woden on business Monday. Jimmy and iBllly Henderson, who RUTH SCHUITZ, OF LOTTS JREEK, WED Xiotts Creek, Deo. 20—'Announcement was made last week of the marriage of (Ruth, daughter of Mr and Mrs. H. \V. Schult!!, Whltte- more, to 'Herbert, eon of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Potratz, Sunday, December 11, at Whittemore. The ceremony was performed by the \Rev. Wm. PaUletioh at the Lutheran parsonage./ The bride wore an ankle- length black flat crepe dress, and was attended by her eieter Edna; also dressed In black, crepe. The groom was attended by hla brother .Martin. The bride is a graduate ol the Whittemore high echool, and has since been at home. The bridegroom is the eldest son of Mr. am Mrs. Richard Potratz, and has helped hte father on the farm, where the couple are at home for the present Other Lotts Creek. Mr. and Mrs. John Kohlwes am their son Arlin spent Saturday and Sunday In Corwlth, guests at the Ctecar Kohlwes home. A large number of local friends o the late Rev. William Fauletich attended his fu-neral Friday afternoon at Whittemore. Holy Communion was observed Sunday at the Lutheran church, nt«rtalhed at -Fr«d week Sunday' evening. have been suffering from severe colds, are improving. Mr. and Mrs. Marlon (Paulson were Algona visitors Monday. The adult Bible class will hold its regular meeting at the Methodist church this week Tuesday evening. •Ellf Pearson, Chicago, is visiting his sleters, the Mesdames Swen Pearson and Julius Haneen. James Lloyd is nursing a thumb, accidentally hit with a. mallet in a manual training lesson. The public school vacation will be from December 23 to January 9. and a large audience attended. A large number of friends were Esther Neuroth, Algona, Is spend- ng a few weeks with her elstef, Mrs. Magnus Rahm. Eleanor -Rahrri IB visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mra. Joh. Kahm Sr. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Downs and August Huschka spent Saturday at Mnson City. The William Elchs and the Ben Kunkles suffered an attack of the flu last week, but are recovering. A number of relatives a-nd friends helped celebrate Mrs. John Arend's birthday Sunday at her home. Farmers here are doing their winter butchering. The weather has been excellent for the purpose. The Emll iF. Arndorfere spen Friday evening at Julian Arndorfer's. Mrs. Mary 'Fasbender am her family spent the evening at N H. Raskopf's. Mrs. Dennis Carroll and he: daughter Denlee spent last Thurs day at Nick Arndorfer's. ' Mr. and Mrs. Martin Blelch,-Dol liver, and a daughter spent Sunda; with Mrs. Blelch'e parents, Mr. am Mrs. Henry Seller. Adelhalde Elsenbarth and a frlen spent Sunday evening with the for mer's sister, Mrs. Emil Arndorfer. Christmas church services will be first high mass at 6 a. m. Sunday then at 7:30 and 10. SLIPPERS The Gift That Is Sure To Please For him for her and for everybody. Attractive new styles. Footwear makes Ihe pleasing gift. (, • ! • Brownell Shoe Co. "Women's Project Lesson Given— A lesson on the F. B. women's project work for Ledyard and Lincoln townships was given by Mrs. Paul Leaverton, H. D. A., at Mrs. Jerry Ukena's last week Tuesday, with 20 women in attendance. A cereal lesson was given in the fore- S, S, AT L, R, IS PLANNING XMAS DOINGS noon, and a real Christmas dinner | was served at noon.- A lesson on clothing was given in the afternoon. 'Some of the topics for discussion ate any toy, food, or clothing for baskets to be given to the needy. They are to be left with Mrs. N. L. Cotton this week Friday. general modifications for special defects, etc. Many patterns were cut, peaches In heavy syrup at an d p ] a ns were made for the next 'twelve and one-half cents. Broken | lesson. wlice pineapple two cans for 33c. Lincoln F. B. Has Party— 1*1*0 TJR—One more week to sell The Lincoln township Farm Pan at 79c and Gold Medal reau held its annual Christmas par- iitchen tested at $1.09 for forty- ty at the Walter Sachs home last mine pound bags. Smaller sacks at Thursday afternoon. On account of *orty-three and fifty-nine cents. We | sev ere cold weather and sickness •are selling corn meal at ten cents lor a 5-lb. bag: and Enright's All O' 'Wheat at 5 Ibs. for 23c, and 10 Ibs. «or 41c. THEN ONIONS at a cent a pound and peanuts—who ever heard of *uylng them by the quart—that's the way we sell 'em—fresh roasted -peanuts at a nickel a quart. Lone Rock, Dec. 20 — The local Sunday school will give • the following program Christmas eve in the high school auditorium: song, Silent were line in dress, necklines, collars, | Night, audience; scripture, Verne Dacken; prayer, the Rev. S. M. Gladstone; Christmas Greetings, Helen Jensen; the Christmas Stars, Mervin Thompson; Ou (Bells, Dorothy Jensen, Mofius, Mary Ann Flaig; It Pays, Willlard Quinn; Heaven's Gift, Marjorie Osborne; M is for Music, acrostic exercise, Betty Ann 'Sharp, Caroline Schaumberg, Mervyn Rohn, Donald Gross, Gordon Wegener, only 30 attended. The women ex- j Dwignt Slmpeon, Walter Schaum- changed gifts and held a regular literg, Bobby Marlow, Helen Jensen, business meeting. County Agent I Harold Padgett, Donald Nelson, Morrison gave a talk. Lunch was Ruth Ellen Householder, Beverly served by Mesdames Walter Sachs, jean Sones, Bobby Padgett; What Louis Sachs, A. E. Buckele, C. J. |we Can Give, Kyrwood Quinn; A Mrs. C. M. Gross Logeg Brother- Alfred Leason, Algona, brother of Mrs. C. M. Grose, died suddenly last Saturday evening at his home. School Vacation Next, Week— The local school will enjoy a week's Christmas vacation starting Place your poultry order now. Basket Grocery Free Delivery 9 a. m. Dally. Algona, Iowa. Rippentrop, and J. H. Warburton. The next meeting will be with the Henry Pattersons. Christmas Party at Church— The annual Christmas party was held at the Methodist church last week Wednesday evening, and a good-sized crowd attended. Mesdames Richard Hamquist and Harry Moe are the committee on entertainment, and they kept things moving till lunch. These parties are given under the direction of the Aid for everybody in the church, and people of all ages enter into the spirit of the occasion to help make them successes. 933 We can see the topsail of that good old ship — Prosperity. It's coming in—to every one of you —with a better cargo than you expected. Here is wishing one and all a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. ELK Cleaners & Tailors Phone 330 Cleaners of Garments Hats, Rugs, and Furs Suits to Order Delivery Service Corner Dodge and Call Streets Algona, la. Branches in 22 Towns >«iMii»«M4ito>$^^ Choir Gives Christmas Cantata— A Presbyterian church choir of 14 voices, Mrs. O. H. Frerking, director, rendered a Christmas cantata Sunday evening before a full house. Norman Frerking gave a violin solo, with Mrs. Jerry Ukena as accompanist. Mrs. Ukena was also accompanist for the cantata. The money from the offering is to be used to buy music for the choir. SKELGAS RANGES are— BEAUTIFUL, ECONOMICAL and make a real XMAS GIFTS Used all the year. Special terms this week. BJUSTROM'S Phone 520 Minnie Schmidt Is Dead— Friends here received word one lay last week of the death of Minnie Schmitt at Blue River, Wis., two veeks ago. Miss Schmitt was a sister of the late George Schmitt, and lad visited here many times. She vas an aunt of Mrs. Edward Thaves. Plan Christmas Programs Christinas exercises will be held at the Methodist church Saturday evening; at the Lutheran church this week Thursday evening, and at the Presbyterian church Saturday night, with a pageant Sunday evening. Other Lakota News. The Rev. and Mrs. Frerking left for Jesup last week Wednesday to visit their daughter, Mrs. Gerald Ukena, till Thursday, then drove to Dubuque, where they visited relatives, returning Friday and bringing with them the son Norman, Virgil Smith, and Wilbur Hassebrook, who are attending 1 school there. The boys are spending a two weeks vacation at home. Henry Boese, who had been seriously sick in a hospital at Buffalo Center, where he underwent an operation for ruptured appendix, was bought home last week Wednesday, and is now recovering, but will be confined to his bed for at least two more weeks. A daughter, named Pearl Elizabeth, was born recently to Mr. and ilr.s. John Farrow. She is the 14th child, and 13 are at home. One died in infancy. Guy Boemc'r returned last week Monday from a hunting trip in Missouri, and brought home a number of iTuilhmlis, which he divided among friends. .Santa Claus visited the Harry \Varburton grocery store Saturday utu-niooii and distributed candy and nuts to HO boys and girls. He came by auto, ais lie had many other towns to vitflt. Lakota and ltak<_> played basketball hero Friday ovc-ning, and La- j kota won, 34-10. Loving Heart, Eugenia Mae Hofius; play, That Bag, Berneyce Roderick and Kathryn Stebritz; play Their Christmas Gifte, Jessie Blanchard Jr., Shirley Marlow, Mar- Ian Jensen, Wallace Hobson, Betty Marlow, Terrance Padgett, Betty Ann Sharp; pantomime, Luthe Cradle Hymn, singers, Vuanita Wegener, Catherine Mae Household er; candle bearers, Lydla Miller Dorothy Hobsop, Maxlne Simpson Maxine Flaig; play, A Present for Mother, Margaret Gladstone, Imogene Roderick, Beryl Sanders, Cleo Hobson, Dorothy Dacken, Muriel Long; fairy, Dorothy Jensen; reading, A Soft Spot in B 606, Colla Jane Holllster; Christmas Arithmetic, June Rahn, Doris Blanchard, Lucille Genrich, Doris Sanders; play, Christ lame to Bethlehem, Merrill Miller, Chester Simpson, Lester Rogers, Bernard Genrich, Leonard Rogers, Wayne Tyler, Harold Nelson; play, Miracle Play, Beulah Gladstone, Ronald Christenson, Eugene Blanchard, Grace Newbrough, Dellna Rogers, Betty Marlow, Doris Blanchard, Wilma Marlow, Maxine Flaig, Robert Gladstone, William Knoll, Eugene Angus, Chester Simpson, Clarence Kraft, Jack Tibbetts, Vernon Hollister, George Long; song, Joy to the World. Grades to Present Program— •Grade children will give the following Christmas program this Thursday evening in the high school auditorium: Welcome, Eugenia Mae Hofius; Acrostic, 1-2 grades; The Reason Why, Virginia Frye; A Good Swap, Mervyn Rahn; dialog, A Christmas Lesson, 1-2 grades, A Christmas Quiz, Donald Gross; Fam- ilyTroubles, Ruth Prieibe; solo, Christmas Dollies, Catherine Mae Householder; play, Toy Shop, mixed group; duet, Howdy Mr. Santa Claus, Mervyn Rahn and Virginia Fry; exercise, Message of the Candles, 3-4 grades; dialog, Darning the Christmas Stocking, Roy Blerle, Donald Ackerman; exercise, Little Mother's Lullaby, 3-4 girls; dialog, Just Before Christmas, 3-4 grades; Christmas tree drill, group of boys; exercise, 'Santa Claus's Helpers, 5-6 grades; song, Goodest Kids at Christmas, 3-4 grades; play, Christmas on a Crutch, '5-6 grades; reading, Luella Schmidt; songs, 7-8 iboys; poems, Eugene Angus and Other Lone Bock. John Sprank returned home last week Tuesday from Rochester, Minn., where he has been a .patient at St. Mary's hospital. Mr. Sprank ling much Improved from a re- ent operation. The Andrew Thomsons had as Sunday guests Mr. and Mrs. Knud Thomsen and daughter CLenora, of Ringsted, the Victor Rogers, and he Fred Thomsons. The Frank Householders were Sunday dinner guests of the SRalph Riedels. Other guests in the afternoon were the Carl Krugs, Algona, and Robert Dreyer. Wesley Kerr, Hollandale, Minn., and Elmus Kerr, Muscatine, were guests of their niece, Mrs. Jack Quinn from last week Thursday till Saturday. Edward O'Donnell, Campus, 111., came Sunday to see his father, William O'Donnell, who hae 'been seriously ill at hie home north of town. Bible Study was held at the Rev. S. M. Gladstone's last week Wednesday evening. It was held this week Wednesday at Frank Dacken's. Mrs. Walter Jaskulke returned to her home in Chicago Tuesday. She was called here by the death of her mother, Mrs. Carl Laabs. The Fred Genriches attended a birthday surprise party for Mr. Genrich's brother-in-law, F. L. Hauck, Livermore, laet Sunday. (Mr. and Mrs. Albert Shaser and the William Raths, Union township, were at Mrs. John Rath's Sunday. A. A. Krueger attended a Standard Oil meeting in Emmetsburg last week Thursday evening. Mary Kniss, Lanark, 111., came last Friday to visit her sister, Mrs. Conrad Rahn. John iNewbrough Sr, is seriously ill at the home of his son, A. D. Newbrough. The Mite society meets with Mrs. Edward Farris this Thursday afternoon. The Jim Ackermane visited F. J. Vogel, Algona, Sunday. Four Corners Clarence Kraft; solo, Pearl Welner; play, No Presents, 7-S grades; play, Noel's Christmas Celebration, 7-8 grades; song, If Santa Was Our Pa, group, 5-6 grades. Both ledynrd Teams Defeated— 'Lone Rock won a doubleheader from Ledyard Friday night on the latter'e floor. The boy's game was a close, exciting game, Lone Rock winning 15-11. The score was 8-7 in favor of Lone Rock at the end of the first half. The Lone Rock girls won from Ledyard girls, 27-3. Lone Rock split a douiblehcader with Titonka last week Tuesday evening, when the 'boys won from Titonka 22-1 S. The Titonka .seconds won 20-11. The Four Corners M. & D. club met last Thursday with Mrs. Jessie Mitchell, 22 members and five visitors attending. The song for the day was Holy Night, and roll call was answered with suggestions for making Christmas gifts. A paper on Christmas poems was to have been read by Mrs. Orville Holdren, but as she was not present Mrs. 'Roy Lowman read a Christmas story. The club decided to send $5 to the Council Bluffs Orphans Home as a Christmas offering. A Christmas grabbag caused much excitement. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Iva Witham. Ruth Rich spent several days last week with the William Draytons. A number of Four Corners young folks attended a. dance at Whittemore last Thursday night, and the skating rink Friday night. A Christmas program will be given at the Union No. 7 school for parents this week. The children will have a Christmas tree, and the school will be closed for a week and a half. Mrs. E. A. Genrich is teacher. The Edward Riches and Mrs. Edith Rich spent Sunday with Mrs. Rich's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John AVilson, Whittemore. The Roy Lowmans spent Sunday with the Carl Seips. Pauline, who spent Saturday night with the Lowmans, went home. The Austin Withame, Algona, were Sunday afternoon guests at I Everett Wltham's. The Everett' Witham children were in bed sev- : the Wunt Ads. L. C. Dailey Honored. -At the annual meeting of the Iowa Fair Managers association at Di'S Molneti last % week Tuesday, Leo C. Dailey, former Algonian, secretary of the Spencer community club and the Clay county fair, was elected vice president. This probably means that he will be elevated to the College Students Return Home— eral da >'s last week with the flu, College students home for Christ- and Lew Lowman was also under mas vacation are Beulah Gladstone, tlle weather a few days. Quinten Coe, Cedar Rapide, and Alice Angus, | BJuatrom was in bed Friday and Park college. Parkville, Mo. Othera | » urt of 'Saturday with a bad cold. coming this week are Gordon and Donald •Blanc-bard. Helen Radig, and Howard Blanchard, all of State. Teacher's college, Cedar Falls, Vera Morris, Iowa State college, Ames, and Gladys Stebrltz, Hamilton Business college, Mason City. Auxiliary to C.ollect Toys- High Priced Corn, Otto Falkenbainer was showing a letter Saturday from the Farmers elevator, Titonka, reporting sale of his corn. There were 793 bushels, at $1.35, and the remittance was 11071.15. Anton G. Holcomb was the elevator manager, e,n4 the Jettftr i • Call Theatre. Algona Thursday and Friday December 22-23 Fox News! 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