The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 10, 1934 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Pea Moines, Algona, lorai, May 10,1934 Town of Thor Razed By Fire Tuesday Seventeen of the 21 buildings in the little town of Thor's two business block? were destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning. The blaze began In tfie fir? elation from causes unknown and was unchecked for thirty muintes until the Port Dodge and Eagle Grove fire departments arrived. The flames, fanned by a southeast wind, threatened the whole residential district. Only one man was Injured, being slightly burned on the arm. A loss of about $100.000 was estimated. Thor is a few miles southeast of Humboldt. SPECIAL OFFER PINT of €Ht-Name) ALUMINUM AND ONE-HALF GALLON OF KiTCH-n-Tini Kitch-N-Tint beautifies and pracrvesevcry interior surface. Twelve modern colors. Gives an "enamel-like finish at a paint price." Half Gallon Kitch-N-Tint $185 TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS OPPORTUNITY The bright Chi-Namel Aluminum "coat of metal" waterproofs and protects. Beautify your screens, radiator* or window shades — use it for trim in bathroom, kitchen or basement LUSBY'S Drug Store IrtttlBlKCNOMr Outfit LOOK AT THESE GROCERY VALUES FINE CREAMERY Butter Ib. - 27c ARMOUR'S STAR Lard 2 Ibs - 17c Campbell's All Vartetif* Soups-ita^tb 3cans25c Campbell's Tomato Soup 3 cans - 20c Uneeda Bakers' Premium Crackers pkg. - 10c Uneeda Bakers' Graham Crackerg pkg. - 10c SULTANA RED Beans 5 £T 22c SULTANA RED KIDNEY Beans 16 oz. can 5c BEAN HOLE Beans can - 7c CAMPBELLS PORK AND Beans 216-oz cans 9c Crushed—in Juice Pineapple^ 10 55c Whole Kernel Gold Bantam Corn Rto'ni* 2cans 23c DEL MONTE Tuna Fish 2 '„£ 29c SULTANA QUEEN Olives qt. jar - 30c ENCOBE QUEEN Olives 6 or jar 10c ENCORE STUFFED Olives 6 oz.jar 15c ENCORE Olive Oil Yi pt. 19c II£INZ KICK Flakes 2 pkgs. - 19c UPTON'S BLACK Tea', ib.20c ' 2 u.. 39c UPTON'S GREEN Tea . ilb 15c , |U> . 29c Ll'X TOILET Soap 4 cakes - 25c Drano can - 19c IVORY Soap 2 ^ kes - 17c IVORY SOAP Flakes 2 Jk 39c Kirk's Hardwatcr Cuittile Soap 3 Cakes - 13c Ked Sour Pitted a water No. 2 ^ rt ernes i*. ^ u lOc THE GREAT ATLANTIC & PACIFIC TEA CO. MIDDLE WESTERN DIVISION KOSSUTH WOMEN GUESTS ATSWEA CITY LAST WEEK 150 Attended County Federation Meeting, Heard Good Program Swea City: One hundred and fifty attended the Kossuth county federation of Woman's clubs held here on Tuesday afternoon. There was an all-day meet- ng with a 12 o'clock noon luncheon. Mrs. J. H. Wnrtwrton of Lakota, coun- y chairman of the federation was in charge. The address "Why Federate" was given by Mrs. C. Phillips of Livermore. Mrs. Raymond Swanson of Swea City gave a talk on "Community Service," and Mrs. R. Sampson of Tl- onka on County Welfare projects. Oth- numbers included a report by Mrs. Woodward of Algona, a cornet solo by Mrs. P. O. Johnson of Lakota, saxophone solo by Mrs. George Heetland of Lakota, vocal solo by Mrs. A. B. Tweeten of Swea City, baritone solo by Renn Kluger of Swea City. Hostess clubs were the Priscllla and Acorn clubs of Lakota, W. C, T. U. and Thursday Club of Swea City. The meeting was held In the high school auditorium and noon luncheon In the high school dining room. Members of the Swea City school were luncheon guests. THE WEEKLY RECORD Thermometer Hits 101 The weather is really something to talk about these days. A year ago the highest temperature recorded up to this time had been on May 4th when the thermometer hovered around 62 degrees. Biifc that seems almost icy to us after surviving through days such n.s those registered below with 101 as the zenith point. High May 2 84 vlny 3. .10 inch rain 81 May 4 83 May 5 May 6 May 7. May 8 85 98 trace of rain 101 96 Low 59 59 58 55 56 59 61 MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED Ellsworth Bliley and Louis Troutman Woodward, Iowa, May 5. Harvey Elbert and Edna Mosbach Whittemore, May 5. Robert Clemans. Titonka and Lorraine Smith, Lakota, May 5. E. O. Lotf-s, Dows. and Leona Bellman, Clear Lake, May 6. ALGONA MARKETS Corn. 2 white $.39i,4 2 yellow 37 2 miXTd 36V.. Oats 26 Hogs-Sows Medium weight, 200-260 $2.95 Butchers, 260-300 2.80 Prime butchers, 300-500 2.65 WEST BEND SENIOR CLASS IN MIDST OF PREPARATIONS FOR GRADUATION ST. JOE MAN IS HONORED AFTER FIRST SERVICES Father Luke Becker Cele brated First Mass on Tuesday Mission Group Met Friday at Garner The Woman's Home Missionary society of the Algona district held their annual convention at the Garner Meth- cdlst church. Friday. May 4, with 110 delegates registering. The program included many fine things and ended with a Queen Esther banquet In the evening. Miss Hannah P. Miller of Philadelphia, Pa., was the principal speaker. Kossuth county towns represented were Algona, LuVeme, Titonka and Hurt. Banquet, Sneak Day Held Class Play This Friday Night Presbyterian Church Rev. C. Paul Carbon, Minister Sunday School at 10 a. m. Morning worship at 11 a. m. Christian Endeavor at 7 p. m. Evening service at 8 p. m. West Bend: The high school graduation activities began Tuesday evening May 1, when the junior-senior banquet was held in the Kermore Hote' at Emmetsburg. There were 55 present to enjoy the four course dinner during which the Juniors gave a delightful program. After the dinner they went to the theatre. Friday evening the senior class plavs were presented in the high school auditorium to a full house. There are 20 members of the senior class and they presented three one act plays. They were well given and many fine comments were heard. Monday was Sneak Day and the s°ii tors and their class sponsor, Miss Cloyce Hasbrooke left early in the day for an unknown destination. School will close. May 25. Mrs. Pike Honored Mrs. Pike, who lived with her daughter. Miss Leona Gibbons here, was buried Tuesday afternoon. The services w«re held in the Rolfe Methodi&t church and burial was made in tlie cemetery. Mrs. Pike was 67 years old and had been an invalid for more than three years, having had a number of strokes. She is survived by six children, the daughter, Leona, belnc an instructor in the public school of this place. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Riley spent Sunday at the Orville Hair home near Havelock. Miss Ruth Watson of Des Moines spent Sunday visiting her mother, Mrs, Sue Watson. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Elsler spent Sunday at the home of his brother and family in Dakota City. Miss Agnes Montag returned Saturday from Artesian, South Dakota, where she spent the past two months working. Clifford Munson returned home from Cedar Rapids Monday where he has been attending business collefee. He will return again In September. Mrs. Henry Schmidt and Mrs. Raymond Wilson drove to Cylinder Thursday to see the new (granddaughter of he former, at the Fred Schmidt home. Mrs. Grace Crisman and daughter, Mary Jane of Cedar Falls spent the week end at the home of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Williams. Mr. and Mrs. John Zinnel and their aughter of Worthlngton came Wednes- lay for a couple of days' visit nt the Henry Eisler and Mrs. John Zinnel Tjmrs. St. Joe: Father Luke Backer. A. S. B.. of Conception, Missouri, formerly AIt?rt Beck?'- son of Georpe Becker, Sr., of St. Joe. celebrated his first fol- mass Tuesday, May 1. He was born and reared in this vicinity but has received his higher education in Conception and St. John, Minn. Those who assisted with the services were the Rev. M. Stark of Arcadia, deacon, a former pastor of St. Joe and r or whom Father Luke had often served mass; the Rev. Father Francis Illg of Oranville, subdeacon, a cousin of Father Luke Becker; the Rev. Father George Theobald, arch-prkst, present pastor of St. Joe; Nicholas Becker, his brother, served as master of ceremonies. The sermon was delivered by the Rev. Father Patrick, A. S. B., of Conception, Missouri. There were about. 30 priests in ettendance. Those who served as iishers were Joseph Berte, Joseph Becker, Pete,- Bormann and Nicholas Wagner, all of St. Joe. Fo'Iowlng the services a reception was given in the St. Joe hall with 150 relatives present besides the vlsitlnr; p'lests. A two-course dinner was served by the heads of the seven circles of the parish: Mrs. George Thul, Mrs. J. Becker, Mrs. J. Frideres, Mrs. J. Reding, Mrs. Her- iran Plathe, Mis. Chris GaJes and Mrs. J Lentsch. who substituted for Mrs. /»nfon Becker. Each heart furnished SPECIAL BARGAINS || one cook and waitress's . The col- Eveready , . Heavy Duty B Batteries 1.45 each Don't buy XYZ Batteries when the best are no higher. Holecek Radio Shop BJUSTROM'S Welcome You To Algona for TRADE EXTENSION DAYS SEED CORN FOR SALE—Long Tom Extra Early.—Merle Wellenriorf. 19* FOR SALE—Used Ford cars, ovt-r- lauled and ready to go; also overhauled ?ord engine.—F. A. Corey, 403 W. College, Phone 51-W. IB PLANT Carlisle's Seed Corn. Ear to row. Bred for high yield. Strong rooted, drought resistant. Equals hy- brides. $1.00 and $1.25 bu. tested and graded.—Alfred Canllsle, WhitUmiore, mile east 19* I Here Are Some "Get Acquainted" Items | BARN PAINT, ml 1 Aft Ma.je.-tie, hif^li ^rade, per gallon l.vv FLAT IRONS, :x volt, A CA These are .t<i.f)0 values at 4 ' JV HOT POINT IRONS, O 7C regular value, ?ro'.,">0, at - «J.I«J LIGHT BULBS, largest OA assortment in town, always '.'> for fciUL SEEDS, all variety of garden .seeds, hulk, six-rial KATO CONVERTER, operates IKJ-volt radio from ;>2-volt ]ilant, this week' WATER SOFTENER, regular ^'Ji(.r>(( for trade days at CLOTHES RACKS $1.95 Snaps in Used Electric Cabinet Radios $18.50 up Three Day Specials at 107 0 OFF 18.50 BJUSTROM'S (Jas and Electric Appliances Terms if Desired Maytag, Skelgas, Hoteutot Furnaces, Vega Separators, Frigidaire, Philco, Kitchen Maid Coal Ranges. White* Open Grocery Store in Ringsted Don White of the Cut. Rate Grocery is opening the new White Grocery at Ringsted Friday of this week. Don and his father, W. A. White recently purchased the store from Mrs. Nels Jorgensen, and have added a rvew stock. Don is supervising the opening and will remain in Ringsted until the last of next week when Eldon Stoeffel. who has been assisting him In the Cut Rate store here will take over the management. Kyle Keith Is talcing EldorPs place In the Cut Rate. CLASSIFIED ADS For Sale BABY CHICK PRICES REDUCED Effective May 21st, all heavy and light breed chicks from Iowa Accredltc'l and blood-tested flocks reduced to $6.30 per hundred. Send or phone your orders.— Swea City Hatchery, Swea City, Iowa. Phone 35. J9» FOR SALE— Ttfa Chester White brood sows.—C. Cunningham, Sexton. Iowa. i9» FOR SALE—Picket fence, strong, peinted.—L. Wellendorf. is* FOH SALE—Silver King and Golden King seed corn. Also oak posts.—F. 8. Thompson, phone 20F12. 18-19* SEED CORN FOR SALE—High > It-Id - ing, early maturing yellow, U.si.s &7 to 100 per cent. Shelled and graded, $1 prr bu. on the far, 75c. Hn 0 'h lianey, phono 15F21, Algona. 19« Save that cream with a Vega separator. Users biggest boosters. Medium size, $77.50. Terms—Bjustroin's, Algona, Iowa. g.tf FOR SALE—Threshers or corn sh<-]- ers' liens. Algona Upper Des Moines. or scheme of (l;e dinner ar.d decorations were yellow and :?Vie. Miss Bertha Thul played the piano during the meal. Devotions In M-.IT St. Joe: Devotions during May will ; h«ld twice a week on Sunday evening at 8 o'clock and one night"during ;he week. This week devotions will be Thursday at 8. Ascension day will be observed by the parish Thursday with ilgh mass at 8 and 'ow mass at 10. The children of the parish who are seven years old will receive their first holy communion Sunday, May 13th nt the 8 o'clock mass. FRIDAY , SATURDAY, MAY 1W2 We offer, for two days only, the following wanted merchandise at wry special prices. Avail yourself of the opportunity for buying seasonable dry goods and apparel at substantial savings to you. Choice of any $1.00 house dress in the store—sizes "7 Of • complete from 14 to 52. two days special, 2 for $1.00 • vv Any wool swagger suit in the store—a good selection— \/ siacs 12 to 40, all colors, including navy /* Twenty-five silk dresses, both light and dark colors, this season's styles (not a lot of old junk) sizes 14 to 40, while they last 81x99 Inch full bleached bed shee ts—hemmed cambric finish, this fs an outstanding value on today's market and is not to be confused with the many cheap Items offered at less money Women's all silk crepe de chine French dancettes, fitted front, side- button panties, brassiere to match, applique and lace trimmed, sizes 32 to 36, set 80x105 Bed Spreads, flrmly woven, preshrunk, fast colors ln,blu«, green, gold, orchid and rose, . ft4' J fSR a very special price 9 ••WO Grenadine curtains—cream ground with medium sized cushion'dots In blue, green, orchid, Prisdlla or flounce ft 4 OCfe styles, this Is a very special price, pair 9 • umm w Fancy turkish towels with woven colored borders, big Jumbo size (20x40 inches), all colors, good for summer OR A days at the lake or pool miW $1.16 Baseball Sunday Next Sunday, May 13th will be the opening baseball game for the St Joe baseball team. The game will be called at 3 o'clock. Agnes Wiltgen Is spending this week with th-? Otto Kennes in Whittemore. John Brass of Breakenridge, Minn., is visiting with relatives in this vicni- ty. Ed Hoover from Bode assisted thei Becker Brothers with the building of their oil station Friday. John Schumacher of Bancroft spent a short time Wednesday evening at the Mrs. Lucy Wagner home. A number from here attended the funeral of Mrs. Edward Capesiu* at Llvermore Wednesday morning. Here's Hot News! Gamble's Sale starts May llth, with hot specials in Auto Supplies, Housewares, Spatting Goods and Hardware. Auto Eateries, 13.19 ex.—.22 shorts, 12c box—44-piece Lunch Set, 89c.—Garden Hose 4'/-c ft. 19 I You'll want to look your very best on that important day . . . and you surely will, if you choose from these, or our \ many other smart new Brownbjjf Shoes. Be Sure to See Our Special Windows for GRADUATES Brownell Shoe Co OUR WANT ADS BRING QUICK RESULTS FOR SALE—Ited Shorthorn bull.— Sam E Mogk-r, phone 23P21, Algona. 19* For Rent FOR RENT—Rowboat new. phone 499. trailer; 19' Lost-Found FOR SALE-A ftw new, all porcelain, c-.al ranges. While they last $89.50.—BJustrom's. 6-tf Wanted WANTED—Salesman. Old Reliable company wants man with sales and livestock experience. Must have a car. Home each night. Good earnings. Givt qn.alillcat:oi!.s in first letter. Write M. V. Butler. 1405 Seventh Ave. N . Fort Dodge. WANTED— Building lot in Algona, not over $300. Box A —Algona Upper Des Mollies. 19 WANTED—(Housekeeper on farm. Direct repli-.s to tiiis office, c-o G. K. 18 Miscellaneous Widow with two children desires hous,.' work or any kind of work for U;t-' summer. Write XVZ, care thii office. 19' Cre&s lor LjtuU.-;iajJC. governor. 18-22* RADIO REPAIR SERVICE Guarantied workmanship, reasonab'y priced. Phone »».--E. A. Geunch. 18-22* Have you tried oar TiiriJly W*sh.— Kin>ch& Liuudj-y. Phone 267. 18-tl BUILD-REMODEL Don't Delay Improve Your Home With Guaranteed Materials at Today's Prices We iincerely doubt if building material prices will ever again be as low as they are today. Th*y are now low- but, increasing demand is destined to &oon boost them. That's why you will U; wise to build and repair now. Investigate our value. While they last . . . tak-j your choioe. Free Estimates on Building Needs SCREENS ... A limited number of toreejis and ' screen doors at tow prices. We have your *iee. Fence Posts Finest quality at low prices. Build tliut fence now. Special values also on fence wire. Guest Rooms in Your Attic Planning to build room in you attic? Then you'll need wall board. We carry the fliiett at exceptionally low prices. F. S. Norton & Son Phone 229= =AJgona, Iowa

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