Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 13, 1933 · Page 4
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

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FOUR KOSSPTH COONTT ADVANCE. ALOONA. IOWA New Foundation Garments COME FIRST - Is 'Gibson Girl' Good form is yours with these styled right perfectly tailored Hickory Girdles. And it's decidedly good form to be thrifty by saving at these low prices. They're specials of which we are especially proud. — .""•""'T' Girdle —A truly outstanding number, this clever girdle made of »p«rlcle satin, decor- •ted with beautiful •mjportecLlKe. On • Hickory Girdle —A beautiful fig. urcd rayon material, •oft, pliable elastic overhlps. Deeppan- els, boned at front. Special at " "Where You FeeJ at Home" ' '4> P~\ vcs. PREFER GIFTS OF JEWELRY We speak not only of the- jewels she can wear — but of those which she can proudly display in the gentle art of being hostess. Our selection is varied "2£* ive. and inexpens- F. W. WEHLER & CO. Jewelers and Optometrists filled with the very finest assortment of Martha Washington Candies Beautifully packed in orchid cellophane with a Special Easter band Try the famous Martha Washington Cream Center Eggs Nationally known as the finest eating Easter Eaes on the market. lOc, 25c and SOc At the ALGONQUIN The Community Center for Easter Candies. ALGONA BUILDING AND LOANASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 1917 Autl 'orized Capital Stock, $100000000 • Hickory Girdle : Fancy figured • Hickory Girdle — A wide model with deep rayon front and back panels. Long-life elastic over hips. Yours for only > ot front. Wide rayon elastic over hips. On FAMILY ALBUM TELLS SECRET OF FASHIONS Practical Comfort is Aim of New Styling. The Gibson Girl Is with us again. That coy, demure, feminine creature who had just begun to .assert herself in seeking woman's rights That delightful girl who combined practical comfort with feminine oibles in choosing the fashions of he moment. Even If you do not emenvber her—you've seen pic- ures of her, so get out the family Ibum, and seek inspiration for the pring wardrobe. Start at the top of the head wear our hair in softly curled ringlets !'\";v;c*-*^\'j| '' ^aM Union M.&D. Club to Elect at Meet April20 Union Twp., Apr. 11—Mesdames Lillian Jones and Angle Stouteh- berg, Burt, will entertain the Mothers & Daughters club April 20, when the annual election of officers will be held. Program: response to roll call, favorite flowers; talk on rock gardens, Marie Grover, Burt; paper, perennial gardens, Mrs. Winifred Jergenson. Mesdames Mary Bennett and Mar- —and pose on top of them' a snip f a hat, worn well over your eyes fyhigh in back, and flower trim- 1 or garden trimmed for fussy ear, but simply ribbon banded, ith a silly round brim, for sports. The next thing to indicate your Gibson Girl" inclinations is the breadth of your shoulders—so by day you wear puffed and pleated sleeves, and wide lapels which ex- agerate your nipped in waistline— and by night you will beruffle your frocks, arid let them hang'down to your ankles, witii fullness repeated by more ruffles . or graceful flares. Even yo'ur undies have become more frilly and dainty, and your nighties, too, recall the daintiness of bygone days. Now—down to the very tips of your toes, where rounded shoes make your feet look infinitely smaller and carry out the Gibson Girl silhouette 'to a final point of perfection. CMART PLAID BOWS feature 0 many of the spring hats, and this nunvher is shown ;by Leila Hyanis, of Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer.' South Cresco DAVIDSON ON THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE Rome Fell for Lack of Means to Cure Human Ills. Judge F. C. Davidson, Emmetsburg, who was holding court here last week, spoke 'before the Ki- jorie Dearchs were hostesses last Thursday, when papers -were read by Mesdames Ida Winkle Jr. and Julia Taylor. The latter's paper was prepared by Mrs. Erma Harvey. Mary Lee and Ruth Dearchs isang two spring songs. Mrs. A. B. Schenck turned .over $10.80 as the township's share of Christmas seal sale money .for the rural schools day fund. The club voted to reduce the price of the cook hook prepared .for its 25th anniversary Members exchanged seeds anc bulbs, and the hostesses served a tray .lunch. Unfon Pupils In Spelldown- Joyce Mittag, Dist. No. 5, Vernona Klatt, No. G, and Dorothy Ward, No. 4, represented Union ownship in the county spelling :ontest at the Bryant school build- ng, Algona, last week Wednesday ifternoon, when a representative vas selected to enter a state con- est sponsored by the Des Moines Electric Line Is Extended— The Cresco-Union Electric company recently made arrangements permitting Geo. W. Boevers to extend the line from the farm tenanted toy the Louis Bodes to the Boevers farm. The Pratt Electric company, AJgona, has the Job almost completed. The Boevers farm was previously lighted by an Individual plant. Snrchet Sale Is Success— The Mark Sarchet estate sale Friday was well attended, and the 'bidding was spirited. The top for brood sows was $17. The dairy cows and horses sold at good figures. A woman .from near Iowa City was a heavy fouyer, and she trucked cows and brood sows home. Ilecelves Giant Florida Lemon— Mrs. Alfred Jergenson received a 2%-lb. lemon recently from her sister, Edith Heaven, St. Petersburg, Ma. The lemon was of the ponderosa variety, and though frosted on one side Mrs. Jergenson made eight lemon pies and four quarts of lemonade from it. Township Spelling- Bee Tomorrow The annual township spelling contest will be held this week Friday afternoon at the Good Hope church. There will .be three divls- ons for the different grades. Mrs. Mary Sarchet, rural schools day Klaus Wibben'g. Mrs. •Wlllrett W a daughter of tile Wlbben*. Another Wlbben daughter was a member ot the confirmation class. 'Florence this Seh 6nck - s , w ; - v-uu i^iji^jiauicu uy tile UcS IVlOlrlGS —.. — *., * «* •.«,•* uujujvjio u«*j' Register and Tribune. Fifty con- cllairman ' is making the arrange- :estants spelled orally, and Joyce ment3 - The E. C. Potters and the Victor Applogates wore among guests " 7"/" "" ° IJBaK on sucn £ Sunday at dinner of Mrs. Edw. J but explained that he ,"ni ,1 <Yii- i Chambers, near Corwith, in honor •of the birthdays of Messrs. Chambers, Potter, and Victor's father, ; Ernest Applegate, the latter of Corwith. , Dr. L.-R. potter, of Schaller, and his family visited relatives here a Siwoek ago Sunday and Mrs. Ray Miner, Storm Lake, and her chil- l.dron accompanied them, remaining till last week Wednesday, when Ray came for them. Mrs. L, E J! Potter went to Storm Lake with • ! the Miners to visit them, the Dr. L. D. Potters, Storm Lake, and the Dr. L. R. Potters. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Wilkins, Alberta Grosenbach, and Dolph Miller went to Minneapolis Friday to trioi f flin T TT r~i . n -, . wanis club last Thursday noon on the history of medicine. The judge ulmitted that it was unusual for •lawyer to speak on such a sub- had , Tittag, 11, in the 7th grade, still a mite of a girl, made the 'best showing of the three Union girls. There were six contestants left in the race when-Joyce failed on the word "•facsimile." Written tests followed. Others from the township who attended Included Mary Gisch, No. 5 teacher, Mesdames Harry Ward' A. B. .Schenck, and Ben Reid, and the latter's daughter Dorothy. Spring: Field Work Late— To date farmers have not started field work. Continued cold weather and wet .fields augur late planting season. Other Union News. The Herman Willretts attended confirmation services at the German Lutheran church, Titonka, Sunday, and were dinner guests at Silhouette Trio — 1933 "Vagabond" "Bicycle Sailor" "Fez" Our smart hats come in a wide price you will find the same styles in both, it's ; llst . question of whether you want to pay „ li( ,| more for truly superior fabrics and straws Straws, Felts, Crepes, Braids $1.95 to $5.00 visit the L. H. Crawfords, return,. ing Sunday. Gerald and . Dean 11 Crawford came here with the party lf/-\i»-i-...^,-,i__i' • .• , i**-./ Mr. for a week of visits. A son was born Sunday to and Mrs. Ben Rippentrop. Directors of schools were crmtly elected: No. 1, Perry John; 2, Philip Roethler; 3, E C Potter; 4, Ralph Brown; 5, Ben Dwenger; Whittemore No. 4, W H Brandow; 5, August Berneau heard a lecture on the subject by a Harvard professor which had so much impressed him that he wished to repeat it as nearly as possi- History, as now written, deals mainly with wars and the doings of great warriors, the judge said, and neglects the underlying causes which enabled warriors to become great or made the huge city states which flourished at the beginning fall Cllrlstian era decline and Disease Caused Eome's Fall. It was disease that really caused the decline and fall of Rome Plagues swept away the rural population, depriving the army of both man power and food, and disease spread also to the army JplllfflWIIIIIIIIIllllilM^ I 'twas the Week The Embroidery club was enter- -*•" in mj r There, was: then no such knowl- edg and practice of sanitation as we have now. Disease breeding re- tilth m cities of ancient times St. i would he appalling to anyone of the present generation. The average man of today, too, has comforts, that emperors only a few hundred years ago would have giv- "Quality First, Last and All the Time" by hospital, Mr. Mc- his tained last week Wednesday Mrs. John Brown. Mildred Clayton, Mason City came Sunday to make the acquaintance of her new niece, Mrs Ward McWhorter's' daughter Sandra Lee at the Kossuth and visit the Claytons. Whorter returned Monday to home at Osage. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stiles now reside at Charles City, where Robert is taking his .brother Donald's place on a dairy farm, Donald being now employed at the Sherman nursery. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brown went to Marshalltown a week ago Saturday to visit the Westers, Mr Wester being a brother of Mrs. Brown Mrs. D. D. Sparks and her little son Charles William accompanied them to visit Mrs. Sparks' mother Mrs. L. Judd Brown, other rela- ave gv- en fortunes to possess. Even today the average old country peasant laves on a much lower sanitation any but the vary poorest Disease. in the. olden days was regarded as punishment for sin Invocations to the god's, were made when a person became sick A broken leg usually meant death. Sma 1 scratches were allowed to , tives and her brother Ames. Walter at Mrs. B. F. Sparks entertained the Mothers & Daughters club Friday eight members and .five guests attending. The opening song was When You and I Were Young Maggie. Quilt blocks were sewed The next meeting will take place April 20 at the home of Mrs. Fred Parks, and the program will be in charite "' Mrs. Sparks. b Where yon buy those "exclusive" styles at popular prices. We feature style—first, last, and all the time. Germ Theory Then Unknown. The germ theory of disease was unknown. Infection was regarded reSUlt of opemio^ were the only surgeons, and they were often adept at it. Anaesthesia was unknown un to our own Civil war. and operations to^hnifH 116 Sei 7 ices of attendant to hold the unfortunate victim of wo 6 rk ni A ^^ the barber ™ ^ work. Arteries were not tied and ago Samuel described the Nearly ev- pits, often I-«*VM ( v^itcn Air. arid Mrs. John JJeckman M ton, and Mr. and Mrs. Peter An dringa, Orange City, spent . Dr. Corbin and week-end at the Eason homes. R. Wadleigh, who has been visit ing his .family, returned last weel home to to the J. j. Wadleigh spend the summer. The Presbyterian Aid will mee April 19 at the city hall with Mrs W. S. Hunt and Mrs. F. I. Chap man hostesses. I The Good Will club will mee' April 20 with Mrs. Carl Swanson Mrs. Charles Hinz is assisting hostess. L^! 16 ,* 16 /' Hl A ' Revma n. former Methodist pastor here, now of Plover, was a caller one day last week. Mr. and Mrs. Acksel Nielson Margaret and Clarence visited at Eh Bager's, near Audubon, Sun- Mrs. Joseph Sanford, of Ellsworth, has gone home, after several weeks wiht her children here Ihe Alfred Lothringers Davenport were visitors at Charles Wolf's over Sunday. Louise Zweifel and Lillie Wolf shoppers last were Des Moines week Tuesday. The Chester Stoddards have moved to ^ farm south of Hardy. Inebrlaey Hearing Held. An inebriaey hearing was held at the courthouse last week Tuesday for E. E. (Paine, Burt, and he was Burt patients bled profusely Only' 250 years Pepys,, in his diary, t sanitation of his time, eryone bore smallpox wlto covered with courtplaster, so caned because it was used in court to hide ugly Scar8 . Social dj were prevalent, and one effect was oss of harr; wherefore wigs came mto fashion to conceal baldness Pepys told of a night's stay wm, a friend reporting a "merry night" with, bedbugs and lice. Unbelief Still Prevails. Ipox could not be cured. .,,, . „ Mather "gave thanks on high when a smallpox plague destroyed three-fourths of the Ind an population in his neighborhood Dissenters from the then common practices in medicine were regarded with great suspicion This H**" 1 S'l e i r . e _ e lasted «» our own S c . to o«!hV^St,Sl>^ gathered outside patient in the case to live the doctor was himself to die. Fortunately the patient recovered. •— . 'I Pigs, Burned to Death in Fire at Burt Saturday •Burt Apr. 11—Fire destroyed a •""> hog house and burned to the T w g n h ° SS Md 6 ° pigs on eveJng Dorrance farm Saturday Mr. Dorrance started a fire fr\ T "atT l'" ^ bUilding ' A "'tie ater he came up town. At 8 o clock neighbors noticed that the an'Su WaS a£h ' e and turned ln The firemen responded to the call, and with difficulty saved a arge barn near the hog house Two loads of seed oats stored Jn he hoghouse were destroyed In^, a ^ e __ pahr "y? ov f ed the loss of out the hoes were , dous joins the fashion her Spring- parade. IK • saaroSia 1 ^— service so effi«i^!L S ° _ allunn ^ and our service so efficient that satisfaction 87 - 95

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