Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 4, 1939 · Page 8
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 4, 1939
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County CluTTF^ April 11 fin A AH MBA P>AI* i • •-•-•• i r • ' **** ,' " ' f^ PROGRAM FOR THE SESSION OUTSTANDING Mrs. Houghton, Noted lowan, Among Speakers. The county club federation will meet next week Tuesday at the Presbyterian church, Algona, the county chairman, Mrs. H. E. Woodward, Whittemore, presiding .The speaker will include the state's foremost woman. Mrs. H. C Houghton Jr., Red Oak. Mrs. Houghton was born and reared at Red Onk. Her mother was a pioneer Towa club woman, and her father was a justice of the supreme court for 23 years. Mrte, Houghton was graduated from the Red Oak high school, later by the Girton school, Winnetka, HI., and from Wellesley college, Wellesley, Mass. She began club work on the state education committee in 1912, then served successively as district director for four years, state recording secretary; four years; second vice president two years; first vice president two years; president two years, 1935-37; and president of the president's council in the General Federation and director of the general federation, 1936-37. Served on State Board. Mrs. Houghton was the first woman appointed to the state board in Iowa (serving on Conservation Board), by Governor Kendall. She has served as director of the Iowa Historical society for the 12th consecutive yelar; on. the state board for crippled children and the state N. Y. A. commission; as the chairman of the Cause and Cure of' War for Iowa; as chairman for: Marathon round tables for the : state; is now serving as chairman. of Iowa for the New York world's fair; as chairman of the Iowa Library board of trustees; and as trustess of Tabor college. She is active in thp P E. 0. the D A, R, ' and the 0. E. S. Much sought after as a speaker, Mrs. Houghton has addressed or-, ganizations in IT states in the last! two years. Paula M. Robinson, Des Moines,! will speak on the work of the' children's department of social welfare. Woman Doctor to Speak. Dr. Ruth Wollcott, Spirit Lake, will be heard on mental hygiene from the preventive point of" view., She was so well received by wo-' men attending the School for Brides last spring that it is felt' she will be a valuable addition to the program. j At lunch Edgar Schmiel and Brooks Potter will read prize- winning essays in a county federation contest. The essays are on •educating for peace. The contest was conducted under supervision of Margaret Fussell, of the local Tiigh school. A musical reading and solo will will be presented by Lucia Wallace rand Mrs. Ruth Shierk as an intermission number in the after-! noon program. Jane Cretzmeyer will close the meeting with a pla- no solo. MANYATTENDED THE THIELJIURIAL HERE Out-of-town relatives and friends attending the funeral of Mrs. Albertina W. Thiel last week Tuesday were: Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Heller, son Carl, Mr. and Mrs. John Potratx, Westgate; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Geilenfeld, Garner; Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Ristau, Ventura; David Ristau, Moline, 111.; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Potratz, Lotts Creek. Mesdames Heller, Geilenfeld, and Richard Potratz are sisters of Mrs. Ernst Thiel, daughter-in- law of the deceased, and David Ristau is her step-father. Mr. and Mrs. William Ristau and Mrs. Elsie Steussy, Lu Verne, also were present. On the Thiel side of the family relatives and friends who came were Charles Peters and family, of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Ilaak, daughter Mrs. Arthur Dorst, Wauwatosa, Wis.; Mrs. Iver Swanson, St. Paul; and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Knop, Clear Lake. Mr. Pctors was a son of the late Mrs. Thiel by her first husband, and Mr. Hank's first wife was a daughter of Mrs. Thiel. Mrs. Ada Peterson, also of Chicago a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peters, and her son James also were here. By Lnlu Hawcott. Burt, Apr. 3—The North Central district state sectional music contest was held here Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and 23 towns and some 900 contestants participated. The first event was for Class w« i S v, ?, extettes ' and Ottosen, Wesley Mallard, Burt, Corwith, i Ringsted, Thompson, West Bend U-ikota, Graettinger, Ledyard, Buffalo (.'enter, Bode, Armstrong, and Britt had entries. Mallard, Burt, Armstrong, and Britt were rated in Div. 1; Weslev kESULTS The second event was for Class B;S girls' small vocal groups. Only Kingsted and Fenton participated Girls' Glee Clubs. The final event Thursday afternoon was the girls' glee' clubs Class C. in which 15 schools participated. Graettinger, : Burt, and Kingsted were rated in Div 1- Wesley, Titonka, Swea City, Arrnl ?. t , rong i Mallard, Thompson, and West Bend, in Div. 2. The first event Thursday evening was the mezzo-soprano solo, Class B-C. Elaine Kluger, of Swea City, and Alice Camden, of /Armstrong, made Div. 1; Doris Hen- mngson, Graettinger, Ann Lickteig, Wesley, and Virginia Walley, Corwith, Div. 2. In boys' quartets, Class B-C event, Britt and Lakota were in Div. 1; Burt and Bode, Div. 2. Britt was the only mixed chorus Class BI school competing. In girls' glee 1 clubs, Class B, Britt, rated Div 1 Britt had the only boys' glee club, Class B. In mixed quartets, Class B-C, West Bend and Britt were In Div 1; Corwith and Lakota, Div. 2. Friday Morning Program. Beginning with Friday morning, only winners were announced, other schools to receive ratings by! mail. Tu 'bass solo, Class B-C, Paul! Garry, Ledyard, and Leo Grady ; Graettinger, were in Div. 1; Victor! Mullin. Wesley, Div. 2. In. soprano! solo, Class B-C, Marjorie Chris-. 1 FEELS AWMP, PULLS'NEEDLE FROM HER LEG Swea City, Apr. 8—Mrs. C. F. McGregor had nn nnnsnal experience one day last week. After having been busy about.her housework she sat down for a rest, but on feeling as If she were sitting ort some object she In- 7*1 & e u' only to ^scorer that the "object" was a lump on the back side of one leg above the knee. On rubbing Jt she found a sharp point which she could take hold of with her fingers. Giving a sudden pull she was astonished to find that the point was that of a needle a half Inch long, badly corroded. she has no Jdea on how the needle entered her body. tiansen, Ringsted, Helen Barber, 3raettinger, and Harriet Lockwood West Bend, were in Div. 1; Charlotte Johnson, Bode, Patricia Ball Titonka, Div. 2. . ' In contralto solo, Class B-C, Lu- :ile Leland, Swea City, Alice Kuch- enreuther, Titonka, made Div. 1; Jean Merriam, Corwith, Lucille „ — —, , . _. ^^ we** ILVJUC solo, Class B-C, Dean Shay, Thompson, Dale Dunn, West Bend, Alan Hersleff, Graettinger, were rated Div. 1; Sterling Ray, Armstrong, Lowell Kalvig, Corwith, Div. 2. Friday Afternoon Events. ' Friday afternoon the first event was mixed chorus, Class C, and Thompson won in the first division; West Bend, Graettinger, Bur.t, Swea City, Titonka, Mallard, in Div. 2. / rH Jn tenor solo Donald Looft, Ledyard, Marlyn Hansing, Thompson, were rated Div. 1; Robert Thaves, Burt, Barley Chambers, Corwith, Div.,2. In piano solo Gloria Vasey, Graettlngeri made Div. 1; Paul Ukena, Lakota, Div. 2. <.••'• In boys' glee clubs, Class B-C, Titonka placed in Div. 1; Thompson aud_ Ledyard, Div. 1 2. In boys' small vocal groups, Class B-C, Armstrong, raited in Div. 1; Ledyard, Fenton, Ottosen, Div. 2. The Friday evening session was j attended by the largest crowd 'of the contest, and the evening was given over to Class C concert bands, in which nine town participated. Swea City, Thompson, and Armstrong made Div. 1; Lu Verne Ringsted, Burt, Titonka, Div. 2. Saturday Morning. Saturday morning was given over to solo instrumental events, Dot Kutchynka, Algona, was only contestant In flute solo, Class AA-A, and was rated in/ Div 1 Marilyn Hackhaus, Britt, was onl contestant in oboe solo, Class B-C Merle Pratt, Algona, only contest ant in cornet solo Class AA-A, wa rated.in Div.: 2. Alice giggle, Corwith, only mar imba xylophone solo, Class B-C contestant, rated Dh. 2 Burlette Erickson, Corwith, only contestan In snare drum solo, Class B-C made Div. 1. In saxophone solo, Class B-C Dean Niissen, Britt, Lucille Robinson, Thompson, made Div. 1; and Eloise Preston, Swea City, Agatha White, Mallard, Div. 2. In flute solo, Class B-C, John Thomson, Armstrong, Patricia Ball, Titonka, rated Div. 1; Kathryn Dimler, Lu Verne,.Div. 2. Miscellaneous Events. In B-flat clarinet solo. Class B-C, Bill Kushner, Emmetsburg, Myron Teague, Thompson, Wilma Preston, Swea City, made Div. 1; Darlene Ostergaard, Ringsted, Div. 2. In baritone euphonium Solo, Class B-<7, Ardyce Dahl, Swea City, Warren Underwood, Ringsted, and an Emmetsburg contestant made Div. i; Gerald Johnson, Mallard, Mary Jean Rachut, Burt, Lloyd Miller, Titonka, Stanley Bartleman, Graettinger, Div. 2. . . ; j 'Saturday afternoon, in cornet solo, Class B-C, Joyce Hanseh Armstrong, Ellis Pehrson, Swea City, made Div. 1; 'Marjorie Isaacs Thompson,' Margaret Rlchrnann Burt. •. Orchestras are Heard. In orchestra, Class B, Britt, only contestant, rated Div. 1. In orchestra, Class C, Armstrong, only contestant, also made Div. 1. In brass sextette, Class B-C, Burt rated Div 1; Swea City, Armstrong, Britt Div. 2. Shirley Frank, Fenton, rated Div. 1 in violin solo, Class B-C, and was the only entry. *U string feass solo, Class B-C, Mildred Johnson, Britt, was only cotttestant. In concert band, Class B. Britt made Div. 1; Buffalo Cen- nn \, , In tromb °ne solo, Class B-C, Melvin Steinbron, of Mallard, rated Div 1; Kathryn Haglund, Swea City, Donald Halverson, Thompson, Wallace Hawcott, Burt Dhr 2 Harms> Buffal ° Center, The Final ffmnbers. In tuba eolo Saturday evening, Class B-C, Archie Hougland, of Thompson, Gordon Giddings, Burt, Paul Madsen, Ringsted, rated Div. i; Elaine Kluger, Swea City, Leo Grady, Graettinger, Div. 2. In brass quartet, Class .B-C, Thompson, made Div. 1; Buffalo Center, 2 In miscellaneous groups of stringed instruments, Class B^C, Britt and Wesley rated Div. 1. In French horn solo, Claes B-C, Luella Weiske, Burt, Mary Fitzgerald, Britt, Pearl'Haugland, Thompson, made Div. 1;'Barbara Woll, Lu Verne, 2. In baton twirling class B-C, Ardys Hansing, Thompon, Geraldine, Sunday, Britt.-rated ™\ * ^p 0&amber gro«i> of woodwinds Class B-C. Lu Verne and Swea City made Div. I,- Titonka, Armstrong-, Thompson-,, Buffalo CenteivDfe. 2. | CHANGES' (Continued from Page I, Column!) eflck estimated there are 50 In town at the present time. . Also discussed was a requirement that anyone building a new home of any nature .secure a city permit and show that proper sewer fconnectlons are .being made before a permit is granted. j The council is meeting today as a board of review to go over the assessments as made by City Assessor E. H. Beardsley. !».^ Ve Your Chriuchilles Store NEWS FLASHES The old Moulds or Frank Nic- pulin home, now an . apartment house, caught fire again Sunday morning, and a big hole was burn- id in the roof. This was the sixth fire in the history of the house. A fire at the Walter Wills home Sunday evening burned a small mle in the r"oof. Saturday afternoon a few rnin- :tes before it started to rain, a ubbish fire spread to grass and leaves . around the Maxwell children's playhouse in the front yard! of the former Nellie Tayor home, but did little damage. This house is owned by L. A. Copp and is oc cupied by, the Russell Maxwells. The high school debating .team tied with/Fort Dodge for eighth place in the state debating contest at Iowa City last week-end. Mary Cruikshank, Ruby Turner, Russell Buchanan, Edgar Schmiel, and Coach Edson Attleson left last Thursday and returned Saturday. They were guests of fraternities and sororities. Each team debated six times. There were 12 teams, from four districts. The subject was, Ought the United States to form an alliance with Great Britian? We have received last minute shipment! of hats from three or four millinery houg. es and our stock of Easter! "bonnets" i complete. Almost every conceivable color and style is represented. In this great pre-hollday 8 howin ff Prices are very reasonable too—from $2.95 he $5.00 range a even higher. In other |!!!l!iiili!!!ll!ll![!lllllllll||||||||||||||||||nilHm^^ 1 Are You Ready for 1 Eastsr? We Are— ( CHHIS GRILLES STORE ( These last days before Easter, with a scarcity of quality goods 1 on the market, this store is fully prepared to take care of ^our I needs. Here, you will find hundreds and hundreds of careful- • jy selected coats, suits, and lovely silk dresses, in allying P Spring colors at most reasonable prices. »"urmg g "••^•^•1 the goo CLOTHIERS Sawyers Get Home, After a Jaunt of 3 Weeks in South Dr. and Mrs. F. E. Sawyer, with the son Floyd, got back Thursday from three weeks in the South They traveled by car from Iowa to Houston, Tex., thence via Baton Rouge and New Orleans to Pensacola, Fla. They found the weather most agreeable, "just like summer," and It did not rain once. It was a different story on the way home, however, for they ran into eight Inches of snow near Tama. Mrs. Beate Ahrens, who lives with her daughter, Mrs. Sawyer, Plan to complete your Easter costume from this gorgeous showing of new apparel. It is so different—so distinctive —so unlike the garments you see in other stores. Because Chrischil- les apparel is individual— selected with that care and exclusiveness which makes your garments really mean something. We have a carefully trained and experienced force of salesladies who will help you in your selection, sell- in? you only those things which they feel will be best suited to your needs. Because our's is a specialized service, designed to really give the utmost of satis- • faction. Shop at Chrischil- and be pleased. * j • ••" 'I •"''"•• advance style* 0 new Spring style, 0 authentic style, 0 smart new fabrics, & correct models, •inspiring colors, No *» 's a fact 's Always— The Hub .how. by far and « w .y the large.t .election of the wanted „ e w thing.. Tailored by Nation'.For mo.t StylUt,. &tyle teed. e- l.OO price guaran- '.00 SHIRTS Sawyers were gone. *Mrs. Ahrens will return after Easter. Mrs. A. M. .Tusperson Hurt. r Mra. H. B. White and Mrs. H. L. have received word that ! 50 brand new stylish COATS have arrived this week—dozens of new sparkling silk dresses are here, our suit stock is complete—fresh, crisp blouses in the wanted shades of lime cyclymen and rose have conic in and the whole ready-to-wear department welcomes you. Attractive colored purses and gloves are on display down, stairs—Easter lingerie of the famous Barbizon make is id style, and you'll find everything readv for this COMPLETE STORE. Y ** HATS filch-deep tones <*ra rv pies and plain c' 0 ?oS ress lll> y° u '' "e *i ce wardrobe **'PO *- . X Styles. /•:-/ ^

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