Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 10, 1938 · Page 10
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 10, 1938
Page 10
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EDUCATION IS THE TOPIC AT 'AlOEETING )Veek Observed Here With a Program at , Legion Hall. By Jjlennor Eraser. National Education week and KOSfltTtt COttNTY ADVANCE. ALQONA. IOWA Fcntonitcg Wed 49 Years- Mr, and Mrs. Herman Krause celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary Tuesday evening at the home of their son, A. J. Krause. The Krauses are oldtlme residents of Fenton. The evening was spout at 500 at five tables. High for men went to Herman Krause; for women, to Mrs. Albert Wolfgram. Low for men was Leo Jaskulke, the Millers' 15th wedding annivers- Armistice Day reminiscences were features of the November meeting of a local Legion Auxiliary meet- Ing Monday evening at the Legion hall attended by 23 guests 'and ments to 20 guests, wh^we'roMr'a the women was Mrs. John Kohlwes. The honorees were pre- with many gifts. Late in members. Mrs Went, presided. Speakers, Miss L. W. Fox, pres- , .. Herman Luodtke Sr., Mr. and Mrs. I Supper for Pioneer Men- Mr, and Mrs. Herschel Thomp son entertained at an oyster supper Tuesday evening for a group of men who had been working under Paul Beardsley, of the Pio- |neer Hibred Corn Co. Mr. Beardsley left Wednesday for Des Moines, after finishing the season's work here. Attending the supper were Messrs. Stanley Patterson, Dean Jergenson, Beardsley, Edw. O'Brien, Don Branjard, and Everett and Robert Thompson August Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Er- Wileon. priu- i'°_ st Rosseiseu, Mrs. Fred Dau, Albert Wolfgram, Jaskulke, Mrs. i»uut in in- -•.«.-,..,««*>, . 0 _ school, and Mr - and Mrs. Relf, director of vocational Mr - antl Mrs - —oo iM-ii, uneuiur or vocational """ al ' a - • Li eo jasKuiKe, Mrs. home economics, were introduced Sophie Bleckwen, Mrs. Mary Mit- by Supt. O. B. Laing. Doris Jane tag> Mr ' and Mrs. William Meyar, Sorensen played a piano solo. Bertha Kressin, and Fred Walters. Miss Wilson, credited by Supt. Laing with developing and carrying out a project of parent-teacher conferences which are said to be Increasingly successful, reviewed the history of National Education week. Parental licsponsc Gratifying. This has been a national project since 1921, \vhen representatives of the National Education association, the American Legion, and the United States offices of educa tion met at Des Moines and adopted the plan. It grew out of revelation during the United States participation in the World war of tho great extent of illiteracy and physical unfitness. tion the Wilson expressed appreci'a- response to conferences of the parents' parent teacher and declared that the question considering the pupil's work in not what grades have been made, but what progress. Grados Enrollment Falling. Sunt. Laing quoted statistics which show slow but steady decrease throughout the country in enrollment of the lower grades This in time will release facilities In educational plants for use in adult education. Though enrollment in the Algona high school is increasing, and in the grades is holding its own, the decrease will eventually strike Algona. Mr. Laing said. In the meantime vocational training is Catholic Daughters Heorganlzed— Between 35 and 40 Catholic women attended a meeting at the Academy hall Friday evening to reinstate the local Catholic Daughters court which was disbandon- ed some five or six years ago. Four out-of-town speakers were Here: Mrs. Howard Wasley, Mason City, state grand regent of the Catholic Daughters of America; Mrs. Jenny Prichard, Garner, state chairman of the study club; Mrs X.aruer, and, Mrs. Ph'ilip Bough W. G. Williams, grand regent of Emmetsburg, district deputy. I«g Birthday Supper Planned— The Dorcas society of the First r "n if", clmrch k s P 0 "soriug a 6.oO birthday supper this evening (1 hursday) at the church The supper will be served in covered- dish style and there will be seven large birthday cakes. A "penny a year" collection will be taken to Pay for supper. The entertainment will be in the form of a radio program in which chidlren will repre- «>*v,ii ,»in lepre- sent the nationalties of the church rongregatlon, which are German, >wede, Dane, Norwegian, and Am- rican. Dance for High Schoolers- Patrick and Patricia, son and respectively of Mr. and McEnroe, were host and • a dancing party in the (the former postoffice) jCongT Bible Class Meets— I Thirty-two women attended ' Congregational Bible class ! yesterday afternoon (Wedn^.mv, , at the country home of Mrs. Chris Knudsen, northeast of Algona. Assisting hostesses' were Mrs. Willlam Dehnert and Mrs. Clark Scuff- ham. Mrs. Dehnert, president of the class, had charge of devotions, and the rest of the after noon was spent at guessing games Girls' King's Heralds Meet- The Methodsit girls' King's Her aids society met Tuesday evening after school at church, 26 mem bers In attendance. Frances" Bunt Ing and Ardls Wallburg were the entertaining committee. The boys' King's Heralds met Monday night at the 1 church, 18 in attendance, and Jack Spongberg and Billy Galbraith were the committee in charge. Prepare for Football Banquet— Mrs. Eugene Neville entertained a email group of women Friday afternoon to lay plans for the annual football banquet, to be served November 22 at the high school building. Mrs. Alfred Schultz was made chairman, Mrs. George Conk- Jin i s to have charge of the dining room, and Mrs. Oscar Anderson will be in charge in the kitchen. ona training is . ormer postoffice) being -riven in home economics to DulIdm S Saturday evening. Thirty- 108 girifl, and it is hoped that re-| Ur , cou P ] es from the junior aiid nilAOtn fnt> -rrnnr, *-:„«„! 1_ n -» fiOPllOIHOrP P.ljl <3«HQ \ ti 1^ I -*V. 1 i ... , . - in high school attended. The occasion was the birthdays of 'Patrick and Patricia, which fall in October and November respectively. Chaperons were Mrs E. L. Griffith, Margaret Hofmaster, and Mrs. Sanburg.. r -1.^.3 JJIA LllUilJ . • ~,~ J \ 11 '- and Mrs. Fred Jacob Mr for teaching this subject is given nnc] Ml 's. Gerhard Wittkopf ' Mrs''' o --*-' -• •-- - I Ida Zumach, and Luella Bell were" Sunday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wittkopf, of Lotts Creek, the occasion being Elmer's birthday. Mrs. Jacob and Mr H £ re i au * ht « and son of Mi. and Mrs. Elmer Wittkopf. Fol- ir^ 1 "™'' «'-.««* Mrs. Jac— ••«• •* «"LWit L and Mrs. Arthur Miller help celebrate i Our Greatest FUR SALE Wed. and Thurs. Oct. 16 and 17 Christensen's quests for vocational work for adults can be met next year. PIa<-o for Home Economics. Miss Reif. vocational home economics teacher of home economics, feels that there are great possibilities for adult education in voca-, tional borne economics. A school "inner Celebrates Birthday— approved by the state department M " ""'' ™" " ' ~ *ir teach' a certain amount of aid from a fund benueathed to the state for that purnose. In addition to the usual study of food preparation and clothing selecting, care and improvement of home surroundings and personality development are studied. Home nrniftcts. •Tricked individually by rmplls, are worked out with the alfl of conferences and home visits by the teacher. Armistice Day Memories. Roll call brought forth a variety of reminiscences of Armistice Day. Some of the speakers were in high school, others in college or teaching school. Antoinette Bonnstetter, school nurse, was at Base Hospital No. 68 in France, but she remembers only that she was much busier than usual, moving 114 patient out of her ward and caring for 500 severely wounded brought in that day. The wounds, for the most part caused by shrapnel, were more difficult to dre.=s. because of bits of clothing imbedded. In a bridge game following refreshments, Mrs. Fred Bartholomew won high, and Mrs. Harry Hargreaves was low. Christmas Wants. The December meeting of the Auxiliary, to be held December 2, will be in charge of Mrs. T. L. Larson, and the subject for roll call will be "What I Want for Christmas." Other members of the December committee are Mesdames, Henry Becker. K J. Kelly, Cora D. Miller, Ed. D. Sheelian, ali of Algona, and Mrs. Ray Stone, Lu Verne.. Mrs. G. G. Brundage, will have charge of a question box. Dinner Honors College Boy- Mrs. F. E. Kent entertained at a small dinner party Saturday evening honoring her son Fred Jr., who was at home for the week-end from the Kemper Military School, Booneville, Mo. Guests were Jim Crowe, roommate of Fred, Bob Dewel, and Harry Greenberg, state university students, John Plopkins and Glenn Nielsen, Algona. Men's Club Meets Tonight— The Presbyterian Men's club meets this evening (Thursday) in the church dining room, and serving for lunch will be • Mrs. G. C. Barton, chairman, and Mesdames Lyie Mathes, Henry Guderiau, John G. McDowell, and Fred Oei- gel. Major Leslie T. Salil will sneak, and a woman's quartet will sing. ember 12 respectively. Birthday Dinner for Two- Mr, and Mra. Bert Palmer entertained at a birthday dinner Sunday honoring their son Richard, 14, and little "Jimmy" Chubb, two. "Jimmy" and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Chubb, Harlan, spent the week-end here with Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Chubb, parents of Peter. Rcbcknhs Meet Tuesday Night— The Rebekahs met Tuesday evening at the Dehnert hotel. A're- port was given by Mrs. Leonard Sheldon, Burt, who was a delegate to the recent state assembly. A Mrs. McCauley and a Mrs. Stewart, both of Burt, were also in attendance. Lunch was served to 26. Executive Board to Meet- Officers of the county woman's Federated clubs will hold an executive boai'd meeting at the Algona hotel Saturday following one o'clock luncheon. Mrs. H. E. Woodward, •• Whlttemore, president of the county federation, will preside. Unslc Club to Bancroft— The 23 members of the Bel Cano music club were entertained at •me o'clock luncheon Wednesday .t Mrs. Harold Hamilton's near 3ancroft. Mrs. M. A. Sjostrand. lad charge Of the -lesson. Mrs. Hamilton is a member of the club. Nazarene Women to Corwlth— The Nazarene Woman's society met last week Thursday at Mrs. Mouldenour's at Corwith, and 15 women attended. The young people's missionary society met Tuesday evening at the parsonage, 16 members attending. second. Mfa. C. T. Chubb entertained tho Candlelight club Saturday at 6:30 p. m. dinner, The rest of the evening WAS spent at contract bridge. There are nine members. The Baptist Loyal S. S. claflfl meets this afternoon at,2:30 nt the church, Meadames . French Haldeman, Roy Wooldrldge, and Lynn Keith, hostesses. Mrs. V. K. Rising will eator- talii the Methodist choir this evening after practice at the church. Mrs. Rising is director of the choir. The Dorcas society of the.First OU m Lutheran church has been Invited I ae ii , to attend a Bancroft Lutheran Aid, meeting this afternoon. The Quenn Esthers will meet . .mo wuuuii rimers win meet Monday night at the Methodist and church for 6 o'clock covered-dish K 0 ss supper and a program. Mrs-. Wm. C. Steele entertained her Thimble club of 12 members ! T WI Monday. The afternoon was spent j f ,!,, at sewing. . . ' The Presbyterian Aid will serve r a fried chicken supper Saturday evening at the church, beginnig at 5 o'clock. The Flower club will meet Mon day evening at 8 o'clock at the library. There will be election of officers. Mrs. L. E. Hovey entertlned her bridge club of eight members Wednesday evening (last night) Bicycle Battalion f Hat Named Captain Ke moth Brown was elected captain of the Algona Bicycle Battalion it a meeting last week Tuesday svenlng at the high school auditorium. He was chosen for only a month. Officers elected for tiree months were Robert Devine, judge; Robert Turner, defense attorney; Lorraine Loper, prosecuting attorney; and James Burn 3, Donna Jean Waldron, Ruesell Owens, Lee Turner, John Stephens, jurors. James Bishop is adult adviser. . The club Is sponsored by the Iowa Safety council and s under supervision of the th council. •A: Kohl The Degree of Honor held a business meeting Monday evening at Mrs. R. W. Roeder's. Mrs. R. W. Roeder is entertain- To t vis Ian most grateful to the voters, withe ut regard to party, who gave me t futur or to of CARD OF THANKS H TO THANK ALL/ MY 1 ds for their loyal support at,| cent election, and extend my iation to Mr. Skow lor the air manner in which he con- hls campaign. — Philip J. laaa. Week-End ANNEX Real bargains for the cold daysaheni HEADQUARTERS FOR Tltv COATS IN ALGONA CARD OF THANKS 10 Voters of the First Super- ir District , ave eir support Tuesday. In the ' as in the past I will endeav serve well all of the people i ....... We have a nice stock of warm, rich, pile fabric ombre effects—full tical for only URESS SPECIAL We are offering new aru i romarlciw ladles and misses fine silk dresses-!- Values ln things at a very low price. Th e ««> 3!. ally smart worth much more but we are solL f? 63 a " "house-dress-prices", only ng the m for $1.99 And OTHER SOCIETY. Mrs. S. D. Wilson entertained the E. O. W. (Every Other Wednesday) club at one o'clock luncheon Wednesday. Table decorations were in Thanksgiving colors, and the afternoon was spent at sewing. There are eight members. The Laf-a-lot club will meet this afternoon with Mrs. R. W. Roeder. The regular meeting of this club of eight members, which meets every two weeks, usually on Tuesday, wag postponed till today. Mrs. Wm. Dehnert entertained at dinner party Friday noon. Guests vere Mrs. L. G. Wilson. Algona; VIrs. Roy Jensen, Lone Rock; Mrs. Ddw. Hauptman, Corwith, and the atter's daughter Phyllis. Mrs. Walter Dale entertained er birthday club Tuesday afternoon in honor of her birthday. The honoree was presented with hand- kerchliete,. The affternfooa was spent at bridge. Mrs. John G. McDowell entertained her bridge club Tuesday af- f.ernoon. This club has eight members. Mrs. A. J. Eason won high prize, and Mrs. Nyle Latch was Two Birthdays Celebrated- Mr, and Mrs. LeRoy Peterson, Humboldt, were birthday dinner guests Sunday of Mrs. Peterson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Lighter. The dinner was in honor of the birthdays of Mrs. Peterson and her brother Dwaine, who have, birthdays on October 29 and Nov-1 PUBLIC AUCTION To Whom It May Concern: The Board of Directors of Lotts Creek township will sell one frame school house 20x32 feet, one book case 3x4V 2 feet, one book case 3x5 feet with glass door, for cash Monday, November 21, 1938, at 2 o'clock P. m. to the highest bidder. Sale will be held at the schoolhouse located in the southeast corner of Section 14-96-30, Lotts Creek township, District No. 6, Kossuth county. Iowa. Purchaser may take building at once.—George J. Winkel, Secretary^ g-9 ing the Laf-a-lot bridge club today I thank you.—John H. Fras- /vuu we nave many attractive new <<m r , —* peclally LARGE SIZES—for only ~ *"**»-* to look over and select your'aoed^ Here's a bargains. Uniforms-broken lots white ana green es 20 to 44-while they last ' Nice warm pajamas— sizes 2 to Children's long hose for cold ' Children's dark woo'fski'rts-new "stock m Ladies-girdles, from the main store mostli sard manufacture __ ,J Gloves _• _ ' Jl '°i^Kj Panties ._' ^H, Slips 9 Qi~------------ — &mf Special MKM silk hose Don't Forget the WEEKLY RUMMAGE SALE FRIDAY BY THE WAY SHE USES THE • The w^y this little girl uses the telephone stamps her as an American anywhere. Nowhere else do people — grownups and children—use the telephone so much as in the United Sutes. Nowhere else iu the world do peopW yet so much and such good telephone ssrvke at such low cost. ' Money In a Hurry When You Need It! You oca borrow ISO up to pay tffice*. insurance, medical, dental and hospital bills, lor business or other needs, with your oar as collateral—and keep right oa using row oar Low monthly payments arranged to lit your income P. 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Two weights 25.00 32.50 LEU-CLAIR In fine, worsted overcoating or fleeces—raglans, half belts, full belts—eveiy model and style authentic this season. 19.50 Heavy, All Wool MELTONS Sturdy overcoats, long wearing and stylish- A Hub feature. 10.00 , Schaffner & Marx RAREPACK Luxurious, long wearing, styling the latest models and patterns. 45.00 KUNAPAC GENUINE BLACKSTQNE KAR^-KURLS 18.75 The tops in Worsted Curl Overcoats, but selling at $6.25 less than regular price PREP Faeces, Worsteds, Hair- O VnATG- cloth ' ** the ri S ht st y le s MJAJO and models By Hart, Schaffrer & Marx—soft, fleecy, durable, cowifortable weight with warmth. 40.00 All Popular Models Armistice Week Special To every customer who buys an overcoat this week, we will GIVE A HAT FREE ^WBP ^^^H .^^^s ^^^^i|imi STRATSBtJRY >ats—tweeds, might worsted in polos Models, as pre&md „_.„._ 22,51) rner nf Ar/>*»*i. r~* ™ ™ WP P " ^f Com? -•>•'•'- ? * ' tan J

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