Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 6, 1938 · Page 10
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 6, 1938
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PAGBTBN MOVIE STAR MAKES STOP AT SWEA CITY Rufe Davis Guest of Brothers There of Sister-in-Law. Uy Mrs. Walter G. Smith. Swen City, Oct. 4 — Movie fans In Swea City Saturday, Sept. 2-1, were agog when it became known that Rufe Davis, of movie fame, ... _._ witb his famous checkered cap, his j finger-length "veil. " 'Her"^bou'aue house trailer, and all, was here, was of tea roses and pom-poms Crowds of youngsters, young girls, The maid of honor was Doris Mit- and some "oldsters" followed him tag, Algona, sister of the bridegroom, and the bridesmaid was Lois Steven, Algona, friend of the bride. They wore long dresses of pink chiffon and blue organdy Kofiatrrtt COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA. IOWA Renn Bnkken Is Bride— Rena, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Bakken, and Durwood, son of Mrs. Emil Mittag, all of Algona, were married Sunday evening at the -First Lutheran church in a picturesque candlelight ceremony. The Rev. M. A. Sjostrand officiated, and Mrs. Sjostrand sang, Oh, Promise Me, Oh Perfect Love, and I Love You Truly. The bride Wore a long white satin gown, trimmed with lace and a the E. T. W. club yesterday at two tables of bridge. Party for Two Honorees—Mrs. R. M. McAtee and Mrs. Anna Skinner were honorees at a surprise birthday party Friday ev- en.ing given by a group of frinsda. The woman had a chicken dinner at Selzer's Cafe, and played contract afterwards at Mrs. SamuSl Medlno's. Three play, Mrs. Earl tables Moore were in winning from place to place, clamoring for autographs, which he good natur- edly gave to all. Rufe (whose real name is not Rufe Ravis but Rufus Davidson) and his brother Bernie are brothers of Mrs. Ralph Smith, San Angelo, Tex,, and they stopped he r e to get acquainted with Ralph's brothers Raymond, Walter, Elmer, Floyd, and Ernest. They were also to see the Edna M. Smith, and James Black families at Algona. Travel in Trailer House. The boys were en route to Hollywood, where Rufe is to make another picture. They were at the corn palace festival at Mitchell. S. D., lost week, Rufe being booked there as an entertainer. They were to leave Mitchell on the 30th for Omahh, whence Rufe would fly to California, while Bernie was to return to the farm at San Angelo, Tex., for a couple of weeks before going to Hollywood to rejoin brother. his mimic, mimic. in the The brothers were traveling in a trailer house which they recently had made at Philadelphia. It is an exact replica of one used in Cocoanut Grove, the production in which .-Rufe made'h'is"big hit early this year. Mimic From Childhood. Rufe, known as movie master began early in Hf e to At only four years he was imitating crickets and animals, including cats. As a lad in school he was prone to play hookey and could usually be found woods, imitating birds. In high school Rufe was an all- star football player, playing full- oack; but even athletics and other interests didn't divert him from imitating, and much fun was had at the expense of teachers when a bird or some animal was apparently heard in the classroom. Earns First Money. Probably this talent wasn't always appreciated at home, for'we are to]d of an incident which grew out of an exasperated remark of Rufes father to the effect that it was nothing that would ever "make him a living." This put Rufe on Sis mettle and he decided to show the world that he could make good About that time Rufe went to the wheat harvest fields of Kansas and secured work. Some wesks later, when out of money at Neodesha, Kans., he put on a performance in which he sang to his own accompaniment on the guitar gave impersonations, and mimicked characters in the respectively, and both carried bouquets of lavender and white astors. Melvin Yates, Algona, friend of the bridegroom, was best man, and Arlo Bakken, Algona, was the other attendant. Immediately following the ceremony, a reception was given in the basement of the church by the bride's parents, and 60 guests attended. After a short wedding trip, the couple will be at home in the Wm Taylor house on west McGregor street. Both bride and bridegroom at- 'tended the Algona high school. The bridegroom is farming, also doing part-time work for the Pioneer Hi-Brid Corn Co. Wedding Anniversary Observed— A group of 19 relatives and friends surprised Mr. and Mrs. John H. Seeman at their home at 703 north Wooster Friday night in honor of the couple's 35th wedding anniversary. . ... In the party- were • Mrs'. Mary Kutschara, mother of Mrs. Seeman, Mr. and Mrs. Irviu Seeman, Darlene and Eugene, Mr, and Mrs. Nel s Jensen, and Mr. and Mrs. A, W. Young, all of Algona; Editor and Mrs. D. J. Zerbe, Wesley; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Joynt, Emmets- high and Mrs. W. C. Irelan winning second. Each of the honor guests received a gift. Fourth Wedding Day Celebrated- Mr, and Mrs. Harold Brandow were taken by surprise Sunday evening, when guests arrived to help them celebrate their fourth wedding anniversary. Attending: Mr. and Mrs. August Brown, the Brown sou August Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Gerber, two children, the Walter Brandows, Margaret Ditsworth, ind Harvey Lai-eon, the latter of Burt. The honorees were present~ with a double wool blanket. Farewell for Algona Girl- Lorraine Tierney was honoree at a farewell dinner Tuesday evening at Mrs. Oscar Anderson's country home. Guests were the bookkeepers at the Iowa State bank, where Lorraine formerly was employed. Lorraine plans to spend some months in the east with Alice Behlmer, who teaches physical education in five schools at Baltimore. Alice is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Behlmer here. Sunday School Rally Planned— The Presbyterian Sunday school will hold its annual Rally Day Mrs. Everett Aderaon'fl birthday. St. Cecelia'* Guild la sponsoring a Bingo party to be given at the Academy hall next Monday evening at 8 o'clock. The price of admission will be 35c. The D, A. R.'s will hold a guest tea next week Tuesday at the Masonic Temple, beginning at 2:30. Mm. D. P. Smith has charge of the program. The Degree of Honor met Mpn- day evening at Mrs. Andrew Johnson's. This was a regular business meeting. The W. C. T. U. met yesterday with Mrs. Jessie Dalzlel; Mrs. Harvey Steven, Sexton, assisting hostess. A Methodist Sunday school board meeting was held last evening at Mr. and Mrs. Antone Johnson's. Mrs. M. J. Duffy entertained at three tables of bridge last evening at her home. services Sunday at the Sunday school hour, with Richard Lund, chairman, in charge following the n-ogram. On Through Autumn's Jlory, a presentation of perfect at- endance awards, will be given. Mrs. R. H. Guderian is superintendent of the school. NO SUCCESSOR TO KELIYJMMEO YET Nothing has yet been done regarding a successor to Jos. Kelly a s superintendent of the electric light plant and water works, and nothing is planned at least before the council has its next regular meeting a week from tonight. 1 the meantime the city business i running Itself efficiently alon the lines laid down by Mr. Kell and is being more closely super vised by the council and Mayo Specht. It is expected that th new engine will be ready for tea runs in the next two weeks or so and this inspection will probably be made by the men at the plan together with the council. Titonka Gets Lead in Bowling Games; Local Team Second NEW SCHOOL emio«o AT ST, JOE DEDICATED St. Joe's new parochial school bluldlng was dedicated Monday In services at 10 o'clock by Bishop Heelan, Sioux City, and a large number of 'parlshoners attended the ceremonies and the mass which followed dedication. Father Theobald has the parish. Following the dedication, there was a reception 'In the school building and at the church which was attended by HO persons, including 46 priests from neighboring parishes. Forty-two children were confirmed In the morning. The new schoolhouse was recently completed, and the school year began September 12. The schoolhouse cost In the neighborhood of $60,000, and a rectory cost- MARKETS lutchers, 350-400 ...— -i.- $6.75 Tacking sows, 275-350 Facklng sows, 350-400 _.— .$6.50 HOGS Best light butch. 180-200 ..-if lest light butch., 200-250 -—I7.M »led.hvy,, 260-270 Afed. hvy., 270-290 Med. hvy., 290-325 I lutchers, 325-350 7.36 ?.00 lacking sows, 400-500 ----- .$6.30 lacking sows, 500-650 ....... $6.00 CATTLE Cunnors and cutters ---- $2.60-3-50 tScok steers ------ ...... $5.00-6.00 Fat yearlings -> ------ _..$6.00-T.W I 'at steers ___________ ...$8.00-9.00 Fat cows - _____ ...... —$3,60-4.50 ing some $10,000 the same time. was erected flt Delegates to C. E. Meet. Joseph Skow, Wesley, Lois Colwell, and Eleanor Pfetffer are delegates from the local Presbyterian church to a state Christian Endeavor convention at Council Bluffs this week Friday, Saturday,, and Sunday. The Titonka team has .taken the burg; Mr. and Mrs. Soren Didrlk- Twelfth Birthday Celebrated— sen and Mr. and Mrs. William Hartley, all of Sexton; and Mr and Mrs. John Pink, Titonka. Bingo, Chinker-Chek, and "500" were played during the evening after which lunch provided by the guests was served. The group presented the honor couple with an anniversary gift. Mr. and Mrs. Seeman were married here September 30, 1903. They farmed north of Sexton and east ol AVgona until 1917, when they re- . . . . . ..... „ songs. A friend who was with him passed the hat and $12 was collected. This was the first money Rufe earned Jrom his peculiar talents. Various Engagements. A man from Independence, Kans., heard this performance and offered Rufe a job with a show at ?15 a week. From Independence he went from Springfield, Mo., and ttere attracted the attention of the ~ " gave him a , or ------- He received $35 a week the first year, $45 a week the second year, and $75 a week the third year. In the Weaver show Rufe appeared as a real hillbilly. One of his numbers was Where the Mis- s^sippi Washes. This was ten year ago, but he finds that number still popular. Rufe did his first solo work at a 1035. He dissatisfied tired to Algona. children, Irvin, They have here, and two Mrs Zerbe. Mrs. Jensen and Mrs. Pink; are sisters of Mr. Seeman. M. C, Worster Daughter Wed— Cleone, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Worster, fanners near Cylinder, and Donald, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Hughes, Emmetsburg, were married September 8 at Fairmont. They were Marguerite Johnson Wearer Bros., who three-year contract. attended by and Harold Culver, both of Algona. Mrs. Hughes attended the Algona schools and was graduated in 1933. She had been employed at the H. W. Hollandsworth home here since January. Mr. Hughes, who was graduated from the Rolfe high school in 1930, is employed in a Briardale store at Emmetsburg, and the couple will be at home at Emmetsburg after October 15. theater in Kansas in th6re ' then > n-icr ' with his salary, he quit. Head Isn't Turned. Rufe «ind his famous checkered cap have been in every state in the Union except Florida. Once, when he wasn't working he literally sa tor hi s dinner in an Now York f- restaurant or hotel, and as a result he was hired to play in Radio ?" b ff' f wWch he was headlined for the f,rst time. There he worked four years, then returned to the farm. By that time his work was recogmzed, and picture agents begun making attractive offm-s 0 T,rt Plum Creek Club Meets— The Plum Creek Social & Literary clum met Friday at Mrs. Jessie Altwegg's, and the opening number was a song by the club, after which roll call was answered with current events. A paper, How Much Education Does a Farm Woman Need? was read by Laura Keen, and a magazine article on the war situation was read by Ethel Johnson. Following adjournment, lunch was served. The next meeting will be held October 12 instead of October 5, at the home of Ethel Johnson, and Laura Benschoter will give a book report. Departing Guest Is Honored— A family gathering of relatives took place Sunday at the Ambrose A. Call state park, honoring Mrs. Lillian Norton, who is leaving Sunday evening for her home at Denver, after some weeks here with her daughter, Mrs. Fred Frost. Attending: the Fred Flemings, Humboldt; the Claude Sigsbees, Burt; the Ray Bierstedts, Lone Rock; the Jean, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, B. A. Thorpe, celebrated her 12tn birthday Tuesday by entertaining six friends at the skating rink after school and at a dinner at her home. The guests were Charlotte Johnson, Miriam Norton, Marilyn Keen, June Ann Scanlan, Rose Ann Reding,' ad Marjorie Dewel. Wa-tan-yang Bine at Hotel— Fourteen members of the Wa- Tan-Ye club met at the Algona hotel Tuesday evening for 6:10 dinner and a business meeting. The next meeting will be an informal party Tuesday evening at the home of Flora Tiss, with Amy Johnson assisting. The time is to be spent at sewing. . lead -in -the' bowling league hy : winning all of Its games to date. It won all three from Burt Monday evening. The Silver Gray team is in second place, with five .wins and only one loss, having won three games from the Nick's Shine. Last night the J. C. C. and the Courthouse were to bowl; tonight Botsford's meets Lu Verne; and tomorrow night the Farmers play 'Standings up to last night follow: Titonka 6 0 Silver Gray 5 i Wesley 3 o J. C. C. 2 1 Farmer's 2 1 Courthouse i 2 Botsfbrd i 2 Harvey Pecks, the warts, the W. A. George Sigsbees, Ste- the sun maKing attractive offers and w i £ ^ ois&ueea, me now it is a far cry from $15 a WPP£ ! Walt , sr K!am l ls . and the Frosts, ail to hies earnings. ot A1 S°na. Mrs. Fleming remained Rufe's .mir-r.000 i,oc. ,,„,. . , , . till yesterday to visit relatives. Flm 1 earnings. has not City peoi)!e nd ' UlU fl ' ieildly ' way easy to meet." A at the R ' home Sunda y- l ° S ° me ° f sketches. Warm Sun Brings Box^lder Bugs The plague of box elder bu-s started with Tuesday's warm «un and the brightly colored bugs were . numerous around the white sides I deslgns ?L th * °l d PMtorflce building and till yesterday to visit relatives. Little lioy Has a Party- John Michael, young son of Dr. and Mrs. John KeneHck, was six Saturday, and in honor of the occasion his mother entertained six little friends at a party at the Ambrose A. Call state park shelter house. Mrs. a. D. Shumway assisted Mrs. Kenefick. The guests were Teddy Hutchison, David Shumway, Jerry Good, Billy Amesbury, Philip Kohlhaas, and Gordon Brown. TJie shelter house was decorated in Halloween colors and side of the city hall. The bugs are adults, breaking into brilliant color before the winter's frost, which kills them. In the spring the eggs, usually in box elder trees, whence the name hatch and the bugs are dull brown and unnoticed against the color of the tree trunks. Pavers on No. 44 Workjn 2 Shifts West Bend, Oct. 4 — A paving crew at work on No. 44 north is DOW on the job 18 hours a day in two shifts of nine hours each. Work was started four miles north, a^nd the crew was at the John Benninger corner two miles out Monday. A machinery break- dqwn Saturday caused delay till Sunday noon. With continued good weather the south, half of the paring to No. 18 will soon all be laid. Girl's Birthday is Observed-Mrs. Mabel Olson entertained from 3 to 5 o'clock Sunday afternoon in honor of her daughter Pat-- ty's fifth birthday anniversary. Games were played, and a huge birthday cake was served, with ice cream. Six little girls were guests: Carol Finn, Jackie Zent- uer, Sharon Godfredson, Jackie Lowman, Carol Grooters, and Marlene Gillespie. Mrs. Olson, who is a registered nurse, is office girl for Doctor Cretzmeyer. Two Clubs are Entertained— Mrs. Gordon Kuhn entertained the E. T. W. bridge club last week Wednesday. Mrs. George Mahoney won high, Mrs. Henry Bruns was low, and Mrs. Meta Redfield won travel. Mrs. Kuhn entertained the Dessert bridge club Friday, and Mrs. L. S. Muckey won a chair prize, Mrs. Fred Geigel was high, aud Mrs. Gene Wray was low. Mrs. Andrew Godfredson entertained Shower for New Bride— Mrs. Gordon Worster will entertain at a miscellaneous shower this evening in honor of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Donadl Hughes, he former Cleone Worster. Mr. and Mrs. Hughes were married September 8, and Mr. Hughes is n grocery employ at Emmetsburg. Legion Auxiliary to Meet— The Legion Auxiliary will meet Friday evening at 8 oclock at the -egfon hall. This is a dues-pay- ng meeting. There will be a free dues prize and a door prize; also a program, and bridge will be Jlayed later. Mrs. Anton Didrik•en's division is in charge. ". E. 0. Meeting is Held— The P, E. O. sisterhood met 'esterday at Mrs. H. R, Cowan's, 8 members attending. Mrs. Alen Brunson, a member of the Omaha chapter, was a guest. Fol- owing a business meeting, Mrs. ura Sanders gave a book review. Bode Women Entertained Here— Mrs. Clinton Lighter and Mrs. O. T. Solberg entertained the Bode Auxiliary Tuesday at the former's home. Eighteen women attended. Both Mrs. Lighter and Mrs. Solberg are members of the auxiliary. They lived at Bode for some years before coming to Algona. Attend Congregational Meet— Six women from the local Congregation! church were at Clear Lake yesterday, attending a Mitchell associational meeting. They were Mesdames E. W. Lusby, August Slagle, Josephine Southgate, Oliver Moe, and H. D. Hutchins,. also Mary Duryea. Lutheran Y. P. S. Initiates Four— The Trinity Lutheran Y. P. S. met Friday evening at the church. This was a social meeting, with 30 in attendance. Four new members were taken into the club: Ruth Will, Elmore Ewoldt, Donald Will, and Harold Zimmerman. Baptist Aid Meets Today— The Baptist Aid meets this afternoon at 2:30 at the church. Hostesses are Mrs. Gordon Ogg, Mrs. Paul Black, Mrs. Everett Richardson, and Miss Ingersoll. A special program is planned. PTA to Meet Tuesday— The Parent-Teacher association will meet next week Tuesday at 2:30 at the Bryant school. There will be special music and a talk by an out-of-town speaker. Other Society, Mrs. W. H. Becker entertained her bridge "• club last week Thursday evening at two tables. Mrs. G. D. Brundage and Mrs. John Dutton won prizes. Guesst of the club were Mrs. Raymond Ladendorf and Mrs. Fred Bartholomew. The Bridgette club met Tuesday afternon at the Ambrose A. Call state park, with Mrs. Lloyd Wellendorf as hostess. Mrs. L. W. Fox won high at bridge, and Mrs. C. W. Morck -was low. Mrs. Andrew Godfredson entertained the E. T. W. club Wednesday (yesterday). Mrs. Bert Cronan won high; Mrs. Fred Powell was low, and Mrs. R. W. Roeder| won travel. Mr. anfl Mrs. H. C. Anderson! entertained Mr. and Mrs. Everett Anderson and Mr. and Mrs. Wlll-| lam Man Wednesday evening 6:30 dinner, the occasion being Special Sale of America's largest selling Coffee 1-lb. bag: loc Special "Try-It* Offer! MELEa-WHEAT BotfefttrOBly 14-oz. pkg. | Q 28>ozi. okir, J~ t7 C Pillsbnry's "Best" FLOCK, ^-lb. bag. 4Mb. 85c bag $1.G5 lona. Green, Cut EAffS,, Jfo. 2 cans —_ 25c Italian, ECUITES, No. 10 can 25c BnffaJo MATCHES, 8 boxes 17c For PorcelaJte and Enamel BAB.O, n-j 14-oz. cans & J. 101 Home Uses! SCOT PAPEK TOWELS £ Bolls 19 C (150 sheets to a roll) Regular or Soap BlilLLO, S-oz. pkg. SIACA YliAST, each KAUOTA FIGS, No. 1 can 8c ,3c 15 c CHISCO, B-lb. can 52c A. & P. MATCHES, boxes 23c A Yalue in Toilet Tissue SCOT TISSUE 4 Eolls 29 c (1000 sheets in every roll) I Ann Page PBESEftYES— Strawberry or Hasp, berry, 1-lb. jar 19e POTATOES, Cobbler, 100-lb, bag TOKAY GRAPES, 4 Ibs. _„_„„__„. 2Sc NORTHERN PIKE, dressed, Ife, 15 c Baby Haddock FILLETS, lb, . 15c SENECA Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Paulsen entertained the Modern Mixers, their families, Ruth Fessler, the Bhel- Hewj over 6 Ibs. 13c - _____ ...... Hulls - .......... - ...... $4.00-5.25 GRAIN Mo. 2 mixed corn ------ . ------- 33c ..„. 2 white corn No. 2 yellow corn 33%c No, 4 yellow, corn (new) 27c ifo. 3 white bats 16^4c 2 rye 30c EGGS Jennerys —27c No. 1 22c No. 2 16o (jiash cream- No. 1 25c No. 2 23c Sweet 26e POULTRY pringers, over 5 Ibs. 12c Springers, 4 to 5 lOc Springers, under 4 Ibs. 9c Leghorn springers 9c don Merrills, and Cecil Bailey at a 500 seven-table party Friday evening. Mrs. R. J. Campbell and J. W. Bollig won high and Ruth Fessler and Kenneth Campbell were low. The Albert Codys spent Saturday at Estherville, where Mr. Cody attend a Moorman salesman', 1 ; meeting. Elsie Kessell, Harvey, III., spent several days last week at Ralph Drinan's.' v The C..F. Wegners, Fenton, and Mr. and Mrs. George Teagor spent Sunday at C. O. Bailey's. Mr. and Mrs. Rasmus Nielsen, Marne, spent the week-end at the liens, under 4 Ibs. ; 9c Leghorn hens 9c docks, under 4% Ibs. 6c Cocks, over 4% IDS. _ 7c Geese, live —: 6c Hens, 4 to 5 Ibs. lie bucks, live, 4% Ibs. _8c Ducks, live, under 4% Ibs. 6c Marinus Nielsen's. The men rothers. The Fred Kruses, br are west of Ringsted, were dinner guests at Albert Cody's Sunday. Leo and John Crowlcy, Leo and Irving Klein, and Jerald Halverson attended the Dairy Cattle Con- ress at Waterloo last week. ™ ENEW WW! «WOT FITTING BIOUSE VI1TH All THE FINE DETAILS OR A MAN'S FINE SHIRT SATURDAY, 0{, The ChrischiUes like LINEN $1.98 * uj like SILK *Mtdde of lustrous' HOMESPUN RAYON CREPE -pastels and vivid tones. * Wear them for oil occasions . * .town, country, sports and travel. You'll want several of these beauties — your suit will looknew with each differ- «* WljlfOgM blouse. HIS P AND* is AHEI FALL FABRIC PRESENTED DRESSES FOR THE "HARD-TO-FIT" It's a new novelty aceWelilii crepe in a crinkle-finish wai feet for the slenderizing achieved only in Marie Dresses. If you're under the mil impression that you're hardto us show you what a difference(| ful styling on live models-lkei of styling that has earned Ik Dresslers a national repulalioM 'make. You'll be thrilled wkk new Fall creations in solid j beautifully trimmed with bnilij hand-faggoting. *An All-Rayon Fabric' 1533 4S33-Ili.pinomff,« model trilh . lieitmcnt. Si la blick nd mi, HALF SIZB*, For hgwes ol i ' bust QUARTER SII For fjgwoof i hips, MINERAL EUCTRIC RADI& The ChrischiUes Stt TOUCH TUNING MOOIl O-M G-E Keyboard—Touch Tun. ing -r 10 key* — 8 tubes — 3 bands—Cathode Kay Tuning Indicator — Tone Monitor Cwcuit — 12-Micb. Stabilized Dynamic Speaker—New Cab- wet styling -~ h»r,d.nibbed This newest triumph of G-E engineering brings you faster—easier—more accurate tuning. It's lightning fast—a mere touch of a key and there's your program tuned with unfailing accuracy. When you tune in your program it stays tuned—to hair-line precision. Come in and see another great G-E feature-the built-in Beam-a-Scope. Eliminates aerial and ground connections. Reduces local static interference. There's anew G-E Keyboard Touch Tuning radio for eveiv |>urse and purpose. *' iASYTiRMS Top cash allowance for your old radio in trade. ' P FOOD STORES Kohlhaos 'Home A Great J Showing oH SPOR1 COAl Every needs a coat — in fleece pocket i»t» est. $12.85 to Wine: Bawl Black The ChrischiUes Stoj

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