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I»AOB TWO KOSSUTtt COUNT? ADVANCE, ALOONA. tOWA Friends, Relatives, Kossuth Turkey Day Visitors IX-WESLEYANS COME BACK FOR THANKSGIVING "Wesley, Dec. 6—'Dr. and Mrs. Al*on Braley, Iowa City, came last week Tuesday to spend Thanksgiving with the doctor's parents. Ivyl Marie Kunz, St. Paul, was with her (parents, the Henry Kunzes, from 'Hast week Wednesday to Sunday. The John Hutchisons spent Thanksgiving with Mrs. Hutchison's mother, Mrs. Lawler, at New Providence, and they .took 'Supt. Rowley's step-sister, Alice Hill, to Hub- toard to visit her parents, the Rev. «nd Mrs. Rowley. •The Henry Loofts, Seneca, and the Le Roy Kleinpeters, of Storm iLake, spent the holiday at their respective parental homes. Mr. and Mrs. Sophus Nelson, De- •trpit, visited relatives here and at Titonka over Thanksgiving, among them Mr. Nelson's sister, Mrs. Amos Bonacker, Titonka. Mrs. Nelson was formerly Beulah Schutjer, Ti- itonka. Sophus, whose family, now of Oregon, formerly lived here, is with the General Electric company, "Detroit. •Methodist >V. F. M. S. Meets— The Methodist W. F. M. .3. met with Mrs. Fred Diekmann Friday iiafternoon, 11 members and one visitor attending. Mrs. McNulty, pastor's wife, led devotions, the subject being- Seeing a Great Light. Mrs. E. Goodnow led the lesson, giving an epitome of the second 'Chapter of Eastern Women Today and Tomorrow. A special collection was taken for the White Cross, specifically the Methodist hospital, Sioux City. The next meeting will \be held with Mrs. Amesbury Friday, January 5. Mail Carriers Talk "\V»gcs— Mr. and Mrs. Vee Mullin attended a meeting of mail carriers of the Eighth district ait Fort Dodge Saturday evennig. Congressman Gil- Christ was principal speaker. Ofch- «rs were district officers. This meeting was called with a view to obtaining the views of various delegates on the matter of mail carriers' salaries. It was held in the ' assembly room of the Warden hotel. Beatrice Hilduian stayed with fbhe Mullin children. BRIDE T HIS IS HERTULA Wolf, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Wolf, Wesley, who was married last week Tuesday to Clare Wingert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Wingert, also Wesley. The picture, was loaned by the Mason City Globe-Gazette. Union Thanksgiving Services— The Methodist church was filled last Thursday morning for union Thanksgiving services. Tie Rev. Mr. 'Bernsten, Congregational pastor, spoke eloquently from Colos- sians 1:3-. There was congregational singing, and also a large choir of Methodist young people •who sang special numbers. Mrs. •McNulty, pastor's wife, rendered a much appreciated solo, Maurine Hansen accompanying. Sliinunels to Adams Farm— Mr. and Mrs. George Schimmel, northeast of Wesley, will move •soon onto the old A. K. Kennedy homestead northwest of here. Doctor Adams, who owns (this farm, :has Just completed a full set of •buildings there, including a dwelling. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Weiland will live in .the house the JSchimmels vacate. Ed Studer Hunts Peer— The Nathan Studer son Ed, Ex- Lutheran Y. P. Society at Lotts Creek Initiates Six celsior, Minn., recently returned with three friends from a hunting trip in northern Minnesota. Three of the men obtained deer. Snow northeast of Grand Rapids, Minn., Tiear .the border, was 28 inches deep, and they hunted under (or rather over) difficulties. Legion Auxiliary to Meet — The Legion Auxiliary meets 'this week Thursday evening, Mrs. Tom HTorburger hostess. Each member "is to take a Christmas greeting •card, and the cards will be sent to ithe department rehabilitation -chairman to be used at Christmas for disabled veterans in the Knoxville hospital. Bmory Gocdnow is Host— Emory Goodnow entertained a few friends the evening of Thanksgiving day, which fell upon his fcirthday this year. Among them •were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Merry, the day being Mrs. Merry's birthday also. Christmas Prog-ram Planned- Material for the Methodist Sun- nay school Christmas program is fceing selected, and parts will be .given out next Sunday. Ipworth Leag-ue Plans Rally— The Epworth League will hold a rally meeting at the church this week Saturday evening with a view 4o enrolling new members. *"* ^ Other Wesley News. Theron 'Hansen took his wife, their little daughter Carol, and Mrs. Hansen's grandmother to Washington, Iowa, to spend Thanksgiving with Mrs. Hattsen's parents. The grandmother, who ivad been here since September 1, •remained at Washington. On the trip down the Hansens stopped at Cedar Falls, and took Mrs. Hansen's sister Nina Johnson home for Thanksgiving. Theron brought his "wife and daughter home Monday. Mrs. Paulina Hanig's youngest daughter Clara, now Sister Luke, and Mrs. Hanig's sister, Sister l.ongine, both from a Dubuque convent, came Thanksgiving day visit Mrs. H., the Ludwigs at ^Benedict, other relatives, and Nathan Studers. They went ALGONA GIRL HAS INTERVIEW WITH PRESIDENT'S WIFE Some weeks ago the Advance reported that Lois iSchenck, former Algona girl, had called on Mrs. 'Franklin .D. Roosevelt at the White Houes. 'Now tihe Advance has reprinted a story in the November 25 issue of Prairie Farmer, Chicago, which was the result of that interview. Miss Schenck has for some years jeen editor of the Home and Household department of the Prairie Farmer. This farm magazine is to Illinois what Wallaces' Farmer s to Iowa. Her voice is often heard over WLS, the Prairie Farmer radio station. Lois, as Algonians know her, is a daughter of the late Myron Schenck, widely known farmer and for many years treasurer of the county fair. Her mother now lives with two other daughters, Maud and Mildred, at Minneapolis. The sisters have three Kossuth brothers: A. -B. Schenck, farming north, of Algona on the old home place; Lloyd, rural mail carrier at Burt; and Horace, employed at the Titonka creamery. Maud is a teacher, and Mildred is a Minnesota agricultural state agent. 59 AOTQ CRASHES SINGE JANUARY 1 J. Dillard Hall, manager of the U. ,S. Fidelity & Guaranty Co., Des Moines, spoke before the Men's 'Forum at the Congregational church, Wednesday night, Nov 20, in the interest of a statewide campaign for the prevention of automobile accidents. 'Somewhat startling were statistics on Kossuth accidents reported by Mr. Hall. Hn 1932 there were 72 accidents involving 120 cars in which two persons were killed and 99, including five pedestrians and ten children, were injured. In 1931 eight persons were killed. John L. Mansfield, accident rec- Lotts Creek, Dec. S—The Y. P. S. met Friday evening at the Lutheran school hall, and six new members were admitted: Loretta Meyer, Donald Radig, Envin and Ferddie Mittag, and Frank Meine. Malinda and Hilda Kading, Ewald Kohlwes, and August Meyer were hosts. Visitors were Winona Klatt and Adella Mittag, Fenton, Johanna Fiene, and Louise Ruhnke. Ortwin and Raymond Tietz, Clara Gramenz, and Verlina loerger, of Fenton, were Thanksgiving evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Voight. Mrs. Voight is a sister of the Tietz brothers. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ben Luedtke and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Meyers, also Fenton, the Herman Voights, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Voight ;Sr. and .their daughter Ella, all of Whittemore. Church Observes Thanksgiving— Holy Communion was celebrated at th» Lutheran church in English with a large audience Wednesday. Thanksgiving services were held last Thursday morning at 10. Mrs. Fiene had decorated the church with vegetables, fruits, corn, and wheat grown this season. Observes Thanksgiving Here— Johanna Fiene came last week Wednesday from Ames, where she is attending Iowa State college, for Thanksgiving and tlie week-end with her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. E. Fiene. William Meyer lias Birthday— Relatives gatherd at William Meyer's Friday evening to help him celebrate a birthday. Other Ijotts Credit. The Martin Meyers, John Mark- grnf, and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin P o- tratz were Thanksgiving 6:30 p. m. dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Potratz. The Otto Ruhnkes and William Meyer were at Mr. and Mrs. William Rusch's, Whittemore, the same evening. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zumaoh were Friday evening visitors at Herman Zumach's, Whittemode, to see Alice, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Zumach, who fell and had a leg broken one day last week, when she was hit by a car driven by Andrew S. Elbert. •Rosella Voight, of the Hamilton business college, Mason City, and Edna Schultz, Whittemore, spent Friday with Mrs. (Herbert Potratz at the 'Richard Potratz home. Miss Voight is a cousin and Miss Schultz a sister of Mrs. Potratz. Selma, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Meyer, ^former residents here, has been sick, but was somewhat improved early in the week. She is' a sister of Martin and William H. Meyer and Mrs. Merrill Culbertson. The Theodore and Louis Baas families and the Arnold Baas family have been visiting the William Laucks, other relatives, and old friends. Louis, Theodore, and Arnold are brothers of Mrs. Lauck. Elsie Kohlwes was employed a few days last week at the Cumin- ings store at Algwia, substituting for Lydia Meyer, who was called to her home at Fenton to help care for her sister Selma. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wilkins, of Clarksville, were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zu- maoh. The Wilkins family and the Zumachs are former neighbors here. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zumach and Mr._ and Mrs. William Zumach and their son Paul were a week ago Sunday guests of the Albert Krue- gers, Fairmont. Mrs. William Bierstedt, Burt, and •the Gust Bierstedt, a son were guests of Haacks Sunday. Mrs. , formerly Barbara Miene, is a sister of Mrs. Haack. The Hugo iFaulstichs were Thanksgiving guests of Mrs. Faulstich's parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Gade, West Bend. Isabel Ohm, Fenton, spent Friday with her cousin, 'Bernice iPompe and visited the local Lutheran school. / The Albert Potratzes were Fort Dodge visitors Saturday and visited their daughter Elma and Hilda. The Wm. Wetzels were Thanksgiving guests of Mrs. Wetzel's mother, Mrs. John Genrich, Lu Verne. The Aid meets .this week Friday at the school hall, with Mrs. Noah Reisner as hostess. Mrs. William Schmiel and Lorna Ruhnke have been sick. Hear Corn-Hog Talk— )Ray Miller, Edward .Droessler, F. J. Welp, Arthur Murray, and Mike Hoffman drove to Lakota Saturday evening to hear County Agent Morrison talk at the schoolhouse on the corn-hog plan. Following this meeting Mr. Droessler attended a meet«. ing of the executive board of the Farm Bureau at J. H. Warburton's. Ray Miller went ,to Ames Monday with Myron Johnson, Swea City, and C. R. Schoby, Algona, in the interest of the Farm Bureau. Vaskes Hosts at Parties— Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Vaske entertained at six tables of 500 Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Rahe won the high scores; Adam Wilhelmi and Laura Lappe, low. Otto Vaske drew the cut prize. Last week Wednesday evening Mr. and Mrs. Vaske entertained at .seven tables of 500, and Mrs. William toche and Ed Schemmel won high, Mrs. _ Jos. .Elsbecker and Alphonse Sensing low. ord division, di'ivers' license department, secretary of state's office, Des Moines, wrote Mr. Hall on •November 20 that up to that time this year there had been 59 automobile accidents in this Bounty, with two persons killed, one of them of school age, and 92 injured, ten of whom were of school age. At that, Mr. Mansfield added, "We do not receive many reports from Kossuth county." In the state at large last year there were 13,612 automobile accidents involving 22,403 cars in which '530 people were killed and 8646 injured. St. Benedict The Clyde Conners, Des Moines, Mrs. Eva Garman, and her daughters Frances and Matilda ate Thanksgiving dinner at John Fraser's south of Algona. Mrs. Fraser is also a daughter of Mrs. Garman. The Joseph Hanigs, Ackley, were here for Thanksgiving, and remained .till Saturday, guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Arndorfer. Neighbors and other friends to St the to there Ackley Saturday, and from ^returned to Dubuque. Mass will be held at St. Joseph's church at 8 and 10 o'clock this week DPriday to observe the (Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Next week Wednesday, iDe-cember 13, 13-hours 1 'devotion will be held. Supt. Rowley and his family spent Thanksgiving with Mrs. Rowley's sister at Correctionville. Miss Packard spent the vacation with her parents at Renwick, and Mr. Willett was at home. The Rev. R, Bernsten family, Mrs. Peter Skow, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Paulson, Mrs. Silas Skow and Harold, Swen Nelson, and his daughter Hannah took Thanksgiving dinner «t Jorgen Skew's. The gathered at William Dunlap's Thanksgiving evening with covered dishes for supper. The evening was spent socially. Mr. an* Mrs. Ro? Pickens, Al-' gpna, entertained at Thanksgiving dinner the Albert Garmans, Blue Earth, the Dennis Carrolls, Hanna Switch, the Nick and Emil Arn- dorfers, and Betty aud Oscar Simons. Friday will be a holiday for the feast of the Immaculate Conception. Masses will be the same as on Sundays, 8 and 10 a. m. LAKOTA GIRL IS MARRIED TO SWEJUITYAN Lakota, Dec. 5—Genevieve, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gust Koppen, a mile east of Lakota, and Clifford A., son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Knutson, north of Swea City, were married at the Sacred Heart church last week Wednesday, the Rev. Father Sturm officiating. The wedding march was played by Mrs. Marie Rotterman, and the choir sang two numbers. A single ring ceremony was used. The bride wore an Eleanor blue silk crepe gown with gray accessories and carried pink roses. She was attended by her sister Marcella, who wore brown crepe. The bridegroom was attended by the bride's brother Harold. A wedding dinner was served at •the home of the bride's parents at noon to close relatives. The newlyweds will be with the bride's parents till March 1, when they will move to the George Breen farm, north of town, now occupied by Elmer Darg. Among the wedding gifts were two upholstered rockers, an Aladdin lamp, money, etc. Elimination Det'lam Held— There were 21 pupils in a junior declamatory contest, and an elimination contest in the dramatic division was held last week Monday, the oratorical and the humorous preliminaries being held the following day, both at the schoolhouse. All but two were eliminated in e_ach group. Winning were: oratorical, Billy Smith, Paul Ukena; dramatic, Elizabeth Rahmstock, Margaret Schroeder; 'humorous, George ; Clemens, Verdean Baum. The contest was judged by Raymond Smith. Mrs. Gertrude Schissel, and Mrs. Jennie Gutknecht. Florida Visitor Goes Home— Mrs. Opal Wheeler, Mrs. W., B. Ley's mother, who had been visiting here, left last week Monday for Fort Dodge to visit another daughter, Mrs. Albert Smith, over Thanksgiving, and then left Friday for her home at St. Petersburg, Fla. She had spent most of the summer visiting in California and Colorado, before coming to Iowa. The Leys went to Fort Dodge for Thanksgiving. Ole Floras and Lester Larsons were guests of the Olaf fFunnemarkB. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Laux, Wesley, her sister, Mrs. Baltz, Bancroft, Mr. Baltz, and the Baltz daughter, Mrs. Ray Welp, with Mr. Welp, took Thanksgiving dinner with the Laux daughter, Mrs. Henry Baverly. Saturday Mrs. Ormsby accompanied the George Cinks, who had dental work done at Forest City, and visited her mother, Mrs. Sarah McCroden, and sister Irene. The John Ormsbys visited Sunday at Webster City with Mrs. Ormsby's uncle, Father Baxter, and Father Baxter's sister, Margaret. Mrs. John Harris, Sexton, and her daughters Marie and Mary were Thanksgiving dinner guests at the A. E. Giddings home. The Rev. Mr. McNulty will attend a Methodist brotherhood meeting at West Bend this week Wednesday evening. Here Are a Few Moves— The Carl Zollers have moved from the place south of town where they had lived since coming here last summer to open a meat market, to the house recently vacated by Postmaster J. A. Bargar. The Aaron Hans family has moved from, the Jacobson farm, north of town, to the place the /oilers vacated, and the Ed Jacobsons have moved to the farm vacated by the Hans family. now located on the lot east of the A. Q. Smith home. Brother of Mrs. Heyes Weds— Mr. and Mrs. Ubbe (Heyes attended the wedding Thanksgiving evening of her brother, Reuben Balvance, Swea City, and Florence Goetz, Ledyard. Hospital Patient Home Again— George Christ has been brought home from the Buffalo Center hospital, and is recovering from a major operation performed there a week ago. Both B. B. Teams Beaten— The local basketball teams, first and second, played Ledyard last week Tuesday night on the Ledyard floor, and lost both games. Seventh Child for Beenkens— A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Hans Beenken Wednesday, November 22. They now have six boys and one girl. Dance Draws 154 Couples— A dance was given at the Woodman hallJast,Thursday night, and 154 tickets were sold. Otlier Lnkota News. Mrs. L. Darg, New Hampton, and Misses Annette Darg and Nell Flanagan, teachers at Rose Creek, Minn., arrived last week Wednesday to spend Thanksgiving with the Elmer Dargs. Thursday afternoon Miss Darg and Miss Flanagan left for Holstein to visit relatives and friends, returning Sunday, when they took Mrs. L. Darg with them to Freeborn, Minn. Harry Warburton accompanied his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Warburton, to Hastings, Neb., for Thanksgiving at his brother William's. 'They left Wednesday evening, returning Saturday morning. Mrs. Edna Molinder and Donald Worley had charge of the store during their absence. The local public school teachers left last week Wednesday for Thanksgiving with relatives and friends: Miss Miller, to Hampton- Lucy Carson, to St. Ansgar; Edith •Buxton, to Council Bluffs; Helen Awe and Audrey Hastings, to Buffalo Center. The Rev. and Mrs. F. O. Johnson left last week Wednesday for Knoi- ville to spend Thanksgiving with Mrs. Johnson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Pringle. They returned Saturday. Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Murray went to Oea Moines Saturday to visit the Ray Murrays. They returned Sunday. The doctor and the state secretary of agriculture are broth- Worley Made Official Sealer— E. R. Worley "has been appointed official corn sealer for four townships, German, Ramsey, Buffalo, and Portland. He spent last week Tuesday and Wednesday at Des Moines, getting instructions, and spent Friday at Algona for .the same purpose. Mrs. Bippentrop to Rochester— Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Rippentrop went to Mason City a week ago Saturday for a short visti with their daughters, and Mrs. Rippentrop went from there to the Mayo hospital for treatment. Emory Smiths to Town— Mr. and Mrs. Emory Smith, who had oeen living on the Charles Eggerth farm, moved back to their house in town a, week ago/ and are COLLEGIANS AT BANCROFT FOR THANKSGIVING Bancroft Dec, 6 — Young folks who attend college and spent Thanksgiving and the week-end at home were: Edmund Ford, Sioux City; Francis Ixmergan and Evans Carmean, Des Moines School of (Pharmacy ; Eileen Walsh and Antoinette Hart, freshmen at Briar Cliff, Sioux City; Mildred iDeiter- ing, student nurse, Mercy hospital, Des Moines; Emmet Devine, freshman, State college; Celeste Trenary, Cherokee; and Gladys Stehritz, Hamilton business college, Mason City. Crowd Attends C. 0. F. Party— The last of a series of card par- ;ies and dances given by the C. 0. F. at the Forester hall has been ;iven, and the largest crowd of .the season attended. Mrs. Mike Droessler and (Frank Foth won high at bridge; Mrs. L. J. Nemmers and F. X. Deitering, low. Esther and Constantina Schiltz won high at 500, and Mrs. Fred Tigges and John Welp, low. Liikofa Couple Wed Here— Marie Neuman and Carl Fisher- baclc, Lakota, were married at 7 o'clock Monday evening at the Catholic parsonage. Bernard Neuman and Mathilda Neuman, brother and sister of the bride, attended the couple. Following the ceremony a wedding dinner was served at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Jos. Neuman. Appendicitis Patient Home Again— Clifford, son of Walter Benson, left the Wohnke hospital last Thursday for his home near Swea City. He underwent an operation for appendicitis. Charles, son of Frank Lappe, was operated on for appendicitis at 'the same hospital last week Wednesday evening. Doctor Cretzmeyer, Algona, assisted Dr. J. A. Devine. A. J. Meyers 69; Party— A. J. Meyers, north of Bancroft, was 69 Sunday, and the following persons took him by surprise that evening: the Frank Meyers, Esther and Lloyd Hutchinson, Lone Rock, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Meyer, Fenton, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Meyer, Seneca, and the Aeijelt Meiers, of iRingsted. ,Ffeeport ( Minn,, sort (Lawrence, And Mr. and Mrs. Anton Boltift. Ttafty. Minn., spent last Week Wednesday, Thursday* and Friday at the William Ooche and Mrs. cteorge Morton homes, the women from Minnesota are sisters of Mrs. Morton. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Ulmart, daughter Florence, and two of William Ulman's daughters spent the weekend here at Jos. Rapp's. Mrs. Jos. S'chemmel and her daughter Mary Catherine came down with them and visited at (Frank Schemmel's. Reuben, Anna, and Agnes Olson, and Ivadel Peterson came home from the Cities Sunday, after a four days visit with three sisters of the Olson girls who work at Minneapolis and St. Paul. Olga Elsbecker, R. N., returned to Carroll Friday, after three weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Elsbecker. <Jeorge Foth took her to Fort Dodge, where she boarded a train. Dorothy and Mary, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Schiltz, entertained Antoinette Hart, Eileen Walsh, Monica Baker, and Bertha Schiltz at dinner (Friday evening. Leone Sandsohulte and Loretta Merrill drove to Mason City last Thursday and visited the Leo Wha- lens till Friday, when they drove on to Des Moines to visit friends. Mrs. J. H. iSheridan entertained at four tables of bridge Friday. Mrs. P. A. Lonergan won high; Mrs. Henry G. Menke drew cut; Mrs. G. Doyle won a door prize. Frank Droessler took Arthur Kadow to 'Sebeka, Minn., Friday. Mr. Kadow's home is at Sebeka, and he had helped pick corn at Ed Droessler's. Gladys Woltz, iDes Moines, came last Thursday with some folks who spent the day at Swea City, while she visited her brother Meryl here. Leona Kramer, R. N., Sioux City, arrived last week Wednesday for several days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Kramer. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dontje Jr. Mrs. Gerhardt, has been sick. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Parks and the were at Whittemore Sunday. Dontje's mother, Mrs. Clyde Fred GelgdS, Algona, spent Saturday evening a* Supi, Hart's. Gilchriit Author of Warehouse Law The Iowa warehousing law, in accordance with which all federal corn loans in this state will be made, was introduced in the legia- lature ten years ago by Congress- prov'ements on their t man Gilchrist when h senator. The c " he **\ tiftt. .tia «^,.t.._ . 10a 1 til. DAD—WE MUST Do mas shopping th; ; ble Stores. The ment you ever saw prices even with the" noi Used Cars 1932 Deluxe V-8 Tudor 1931 Ford Coupe 1930 Ford Tudor 1931 Ford Tudor 1929 Pontiac Coach TERMS- KENT MOTOR CO, Phone AUTHORIZED "Service— —Salc» ers. The U. E. Hamquists went to Armstrong last Thursday evening for an Armstrong-Buffalo Center basketball game. The Armstrong girls played the Seneca girls' team. .'Bevt Clark and Harry Johnson, Des Moines, came 'last week Tuesday to visit the J. H. Warbur.tonsi and hunt pheasants. Each got two birds for a Thanksgiving dinner. The p. L. Koppens spent last Thursday evening at Nick Koppen's. Refreshments of ice cream and cake were served. The A. Q. Smiths, Bob Clemans, and the Rev. and Mrs. F. O. Johnson were Sunday dinner guests at E. R. Worleys. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Worley were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lathrop at Thompson last Thursday. The Gust Koppens were dinner guests last week 'Sunday of the E. A. Knutsons, north of Swea City. The Earl Grabaus spent from last week Wednesday to Sunday with their folks at Lime Springs. The Royal Neighbors met with Mrs. E. N. Clemans last weet Monday, 12 members attending. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Krall went to Mftson City to eat Thanksgiving dinner with relatives. Sick Boy is Improving:— Harold McNertney, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Pat McNertney who has been ill for several weeks, is much improved now and able to set up a little every day. He is not able to raise his arms and legs, but can move them. Hutchinson Children Are Hosts—The young folks at Albert Hutch- insoii's entertained at ten tables of 500 last week Wednesday evening. The high scores were won by Lucille Vaske and Arthur Kadow; Dorothy McCleish and Anton Stock Jr., low. Surprise for Mildred Deitering— Marge Welp, Monica Baker, and Betty Sheridan entertained 27 friends at a surprise party for Mildred Deitering at her home last Thursday evening. She is a student nurse at Mercy hospita, Des Moines. Vogel Funeral Services Held— Funeral services for Frank Vogel, who died last week Wednesday morning, were held at St. John's Catholic church Friday morning. The Rev. J. F. Schultes sang the requiem mass. School Social Yields $31— A basket social was held at the schoolhouse in Ramsey No. 2 last week Wednesday evening, and |21 was received from the sale of baskets. Lorraine Trenary is teacher. Catherine Lynch Very Sick- Catherine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Lynch, has been critically sick since last Thursday. She is a freshman in St. John's high school. First Child for the Kahlers— Mr. and Mrs. Alvie Kahler have a son. born Sunday, their first child. Mrs. Kahler was Dorothy Schiltz before marriage. Other Bancroft News. Mr. and Mrs. A. J, Meyers and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Meyers returned last week Tuesday from St. Cloud, where they visited a sister of A. J. Mrs. C. J. O'Neil came from Fort (Dodge last week Wednesday and took back her mother, Mrs. Kate Bolster, and niece, Juanita Kent. William Bolster, Waterloo, spent Thanksgiving in Fort Dodge with the O'Neils, and Juanita went home with him that evening. Mrs. Bolster remained at Fort Dodge. The Vern Austins drove to Cedar Falls Sunday for the day with Vern's brother Ted and his family The Ted Austins drove to Cedar Falls Sunday for the day with Vern's brother Ted and his family. The Ted Austins live at Milwaukee, but they spent Thanksgiving and the week-end at Cedar with Mrs. Ted Austin's folks. •Mr. and Mrs. Anton Beaver, Lake. Beaton, Minn., Mrs. Martin Goche, •m SEE OUR GREATEST Pi SPLAY OF TOlS il¥AND GIFTSlli; Never in our history have we ever assembled such a colorful array of gifts and toys for Christmas time. We invite you— we invite the whole family to see this great display of Christmas gifts. We urge you especially—bring the children. 98< ELECTRIC IRONS Full 6 $400 \b. Size • AUTOMATIC $345 Card Table . Electric Heater Percolater Corn Popper Lights jKlliet Cast Aluminum Hunting Coat . . W* Rifle .22 Calibre Xmas Cards With Envelopes — Assorted Box of 10 Box of 25 ELECTRIC TOASTER New modernistic type. Cord attached. What a Gift! A gift that will lighten hous* work will suwly b« appreciated. A fin* BUekiton* Washer with th« latest im- Fine quality—tasty, fr««h, delicious, chocolate covered caramels, walnut top* and true fruit assorted centers. FOR THE FAMILY . Mantel Radio Operates on AC or DC current. Newest 1934 model. Cash price, complete, FOR ALL CARS Newest 1934 model. 2 speed | switch. Chromium heat deflectors. Type $79 WORLD GLOBE 10" high. An educational gift for the children. Complete in every detail. GAMES ROULETTE...8»c Dolls of AN Kinds Stoves *° Crying baby doll— 2S inches high — dressed la blue organdy — closing eyas — real hair eyelashes. Soft body. Unbreakable composition arms, head and legs. Others Ifc to $Z.« Croquet Sets 1$< to Table Tamil 4* to w Tinker Toy W to *1.f9 Wajont . 9t< to *2.H Cowboy Suit.., «2.95 FoOtball Larg.Skc . 25< FOP Gun Double Barr.! Dish Sets 10* to 8* Doll Buggy . . «2« Sewing Machine 98* Teddy Bear . . 3? Sleds . . 98< to i ...49C HW* t t • • '_. DERBY Wc TRAINS GoodoU Train, Sfc locomotive ...tic MECHANICAL TRAIN Complete «./ with TraclW A toe of Mother Goo* Stories and «W tales FiftCMtfCir ALL STEEL TRUCKS A size for ever; child. Tubulars and split tube. GAMBLE STORES , j M p L O V E E S Barattrd, ifcr,

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