The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 25, 1934 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 25, 1934
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The Algona Upper Pea Moines, Algona, Iowa, October 25, 1934 Baylor-Merren Nopttofe— Dorothy Louise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bun Baylor of Algeria, became the bride of Leo Michael Mergen, son of Mr. and Mite. Nick Mergen of Whit- tcmore. The ceremony was performed Wednesday morning at 8:90 at St. Oe- cella'a church by rattier T. J. Davern, who read the single ring ceremony In the presence of the immediate relatives of toe couple. Miss- Julia McEnroe played the wedding march and furnished other music. -. • The bride wore A gown of white satin with white slippers- to match and a white tulle veil. Her sister, Gertrude who was her attendant, wore a dittos of blue crepe. The groom, was attended by Joseph Mergen. Following the wedding a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents on South Thorington street. The new Mrs. Mergen was graduated from the Hartley) Iowa, high school, and has been one of the popular tench. era in the Kossuth rural schools for the pelst six or seven years. Her hu.-band attended the Presentation academy at Whittemore and has since been engaged in farming. After a wedding trip in southern Iowa the couple will be at home in Algona November 1. Rum Creek Club— The Plum Creek Social and Literary club met at (ihe home of Mrs. Maude Jergenson last week Wednesday, with Mrs. EU» Hutchlns as assisting hostess. The opening number prepared by the hostesses was an anagram contetet. Mrs. Cfcnevleve gave a very interesting' tfclk on stfulptortng being done In the Slack Hills. Mrs Thea Haidemsn then read an interest Ing paper about famous artists. Thi hostesses served a two course tray lunch. • •:• • The next meetlhg will be with Mrs Viola Kaln. Six-Thirty Dinner-. Mrs. H. M. Potter Mrs. Wfcrren Laird, Mrs. E. R. Morrison entertained Saturday night at a 6:30 dinner party, given at the Potter home. Bridge waa played after the dinner at seven tables. Hfelch Dtngtey received the first prize, Ella Thompson the seconc and Mrs. H. E. Carr the low score prlz?. Yellow tapers with smllax twisted around the bottom centered the table decorations. EDITH M. REED Teacher of PIANO Res. Mrs. Rachel Shackelford, Algona. 43* Four Hostesses Wednesday- Mrs. L. Q. Bflker. Mrs. D. P. Smith. Mrs. H. R. Cowan and Mrs. W. O. Cullough entertained 36 ladtes Wednesday evening at a seven o'clock three course dinner. The guests were seated at th*e? large tables! which were decorated with yellow and orchid garden chrysanthemums and yellow tapers. Bridge was played'during the after-dinner hours and Mrs. Louise Hyde received the first prize. Miss Ella Thompson received the second prize, Mrs. M. P. Weaver the cut prize and Mrs. K. D. James the consolation prize. Sbow«r for BrMe— A miscellaneous shower was given by a group of eight ladles Sunday afternoon at the academy for Dorothy Baylor, who became the bride of Leo Mergen of Whittemore Wednesday of this week. Sixty friends were present and played bridge and five hundred during the afternoon. Cecelia Besch-of Whittemore received first prize and Mrs. Matt Faber of Bode, low prize in five hundred. Elaine Oengler of Whittemore and Gladys Matern received the first and low prizes In bridge. A luncheon was served later. Eleven Tables »f Bridge- Mrs. A. L. Long, Mrs. C. R. LaBarre Mrs. Q. S. Buchanan and Mrs. Clarence Mawdsley entertained at a one o'clock luncheon Tuesday aftertooon at the home of Mrs. W. K. Ferguson. Con tract and auction bridge was played in the afternoon and first and seconc prizes in contract went to Mrs. F. E Sawyer and Mrs. Milton Norton. Mrs John G. McDowell received the firs prize In auction and Mrs. G. H. Free the cut prize, play. Eleven tables were in Family Get-Together— A family get-together was held Sunday at the J. A. Strayer home near Burt in honor of the letter's sister Mrs. George Watson and husband anc daughter, Blanch from Relnbeck, Iowa Others present were: Mr. and Mrs Keith Strayer, the Howard, Kenneth Strayer and Chris Long families ol Burt, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Strayer anc! son, Dick of this city, also Lucte, Luella. Merle, June, Esther, Wayne, John and Ralph at home. . . | -VI Honor Oregon Visitors— A 6:30 dinner party waa given Satur- Jay evening at the Country Club in lonor of Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Peek of Portland, Oregon, who are visitors lere. Hosts and hostesses were Mr. md Mrs. M. P. Haggard and Mr. and kirs. M. P. Weaver. Twenty-seven old 'rlends of the couple were present and after the islting. dinner spent the time in Hostess to Club— Mrs. H. W. Becker was hostess to her bridge club Thursday evening of ast week. Bridge was the diversion of the evening and Mrs. A. W. Am- unsen and Mrs. L. M. Merrltt reoelv- d the first and second prizes. Bostonian We are dosing out our line of Men's Bostonian Oxfords and In order to do so quickly will make one low price on the entire line. Your choice, any pair, any width at $3.98. We have taken the agency for Nunn Bush ankle fitting Men's Oxford and the Bostonian must move out. So it Li your good luck to get Bostonlans at this low price. They are good standard shooes but one high grade line of men's oxfords ia enough. That Is why we have decided to close out the Bostonlans. 6,000 men's whU« Handkerchiefs, a lOc quality to sell quick at 5c each of 50c a dozen. Jimmie Neville THE SHOE MAN Holdren Family Reunion— A family reunion was held at A, D. Holdren home Sunday, October 14. Those present were Mrs. Ida Hold' ren of Hutorilnson, Kansas, sister o: Mrs. A. B. Holdren, Mrs. Harvey Johnson of Algona; Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Devine and daughters, Maxtne, Bernloe Jean, Betty and sons, Ray and Charles Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Holdren anc daughter, Arllne; Mrs. Vallte Shott and children, Wava Jean, Dona Mae, Mar cella LaVonne and Junior Shott; Mr and Mrs. Orvllle Holdren, Mr. and Mrs Ira Dutton and children, Harold, Hel en and Katherlne. A cafeteria dinner was served. Reception for New Minister— The members of the Ladies Aid o Che Methodist church held a reception for Rev. and Mrs. J. H. Edge Thursday at a 1:15 luncheon served at th church. A large crowd was present On the program which followed a wel coming poem was read by the Ladtes Aid president, Mrs. J. P. Overmyer; a short talk given by Rev. Edge; severe solos by Mrs. Dolph Miller and a plaj presented by Mrs. David Ward, Mrs. Henry Douglass, Mrs. Prank Thorpe Mrs. W. P. Hemphill and -Mrs. C. E Roupe. Eastern Star Party— { Members of the Eastern Star enter talned at a 8:30 dinner Friday evening in honor of the birthday of the organization of their chapter. Guests were seated at twelve long tables, the tables representing the months of the year and each guest seated according to the month of their birthday. A birthday cake centered each table. A specia meeting was held after the dinner and Dr. and Mrs. M. G. Bourne, Mrs. V V. Naudaln and Ruth Bishop were initiated into the organization. Dinner Party Monday- Mrs. J. T. Chrechilles and Mrs. F. W, Dingley were hostesses at a seven o'clock dinner party given at the Algona Hotel Monday evening for Mrs a. F. Peek of Portland, Oregon. The ladles adjourned to the Dingley home following the dinner and spent the evening playing bridge at five tables. First prize went to Mrs. E. C. Dickinson, second to Miss Lucia Wallace and Mrs. Peek was presented with a guest prize. Hard Time Dance Monday— A hard time dance will be given at the Country Club 'house Monday even- ng of next week and music will be 'urnished by Leonard Merklln and his eight piece band. The managers state ,hat this is positively the last dance at the Country Club for his season. All :lub members and those with guest cards are asked to attend and come dressed in a hard time costume. Attend Rebekah Assembly— Those from here who attended the tate Rebekah Assembly at Mason City Wednesday afternoon and evening of ast week were: Mrs. Wm. Dehnert, Mrs. Oscar Anderson, Mrs. C. C. iVright. Mrs. Henry Lund, Mrs. O. C. Barton, Mrs. Marc Moore. Miss Mamie Duryea, Adris Anderson, and Evelyn 'oothman. The latter two listed were nitiated at the Assembly. Buffet Dinner Monday— A group of ladks were entertained Monday evening at a 6:45 buffet din- ler, given at the D. E. Dewel home by Mrs. Dewel, Mrs. A. E. Kresensky, Mrs. O. D. Shumway and Mrs. M. J. Streit. Contract bridge was played at five tab- es during the evening. Mrs. Paul Zer- ass received the flrst prize, Mrs. O. D. itillman, the second and Mrs. D. D. 'axson the third prize. Butter-makers Meet Here— The buttermakers and thttr wives of his district gathered In Algona Thursday of last week and while the men were engaged in a me: ting at the Leion hall, the women met at the home if Mrs. Floyd Saunders for a session dinner. if bridge. A covered dish supp:r was crved to all in the evening. About fifty were present at the supper. Seventh Birthday— Teddy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theo. •fcrbst. observed his seventh birthday Wednesday afternoon of this week and ,n honor of the occasion invited 12 boys and girls In to help him celebrate. Mrs. Herbst and the children went out to the State Park where games were played and wieners roasted for re freshmenUi. NEW BEAUTY for your living room Just the pattern* and colors that are so popular ... at the right prices THEATRE CHATTER Tonight b the lArt night that local theatre patrons will have to see Grace Moore In "One Night of Love." With an exotic background of Italy and Vienna, beautiful music and a plot which is said to be modeled after Grace Moore's own life, you can be assured of a real treat. "Britten Agent," st*rruiir Kay Francis and Leslie Howard, is a story of two tempests—the Russian revolution, and a love that ended on the brink of death for the two lovers, each faithful to the country love, and to each other. Rand's dog circus is billed as an extra feature for the Saturday show. "British Agent" is on here Friday and Saturday. Miriam Hopkins Is not the most beautiful girl in pictures, but she Is one of the most dynamic. Her latest picture, "The Richest Girl in the World," is the Sunday picture. Miriam, In case you don't know it, Is from the south, and Is of French and English extraction. She was educated for ft life of ease, but defied tradition and went on the stage. She studied dancing; she got into vaudeville; she stud- led dramatics. The story Introduces a new idea In courtship. If you want to be certain that your lover loves you, let him enter a romantic paradise with another girl, whom he supposes to be very rich. If he still loves you when he comes out, he's O. K. Miriam Hopkins tries that on Joel McCrea, using Pay Wray as the decoy. In this ntnt.iib*jjt Danr1f« rifm dfCUS ts '*1w» billed for Sunday. • • • Joan Blondell should make good In "Kansas City Princess," her newest release, to play here Monday and Tuesday. Joan could be a princess in almost anybody's city. Wonder why they picked Kansas City? Joan Is somewhat Ulce Miriam Hopkins, full of life and brimstone, and not Inclined to the lazy, loafing actions of some of the screen's babies. • • • "Cleopatra." Several thousand years ago, think of the thrill that would have gone up and down your back at ,he mention of the name. Or if youje a wife or a girl, think of the Jealous (learns of anger that you might have o conceal at the way she kept the wys under her thumb. Vamp6 may come and vamps may go, but Cleopatra lives on and on as the world's greatest gold digger. So if, is, that we come to the 1934 edition, in the person of Claudette* Colbert. There are 8,000 in the cast there is a massive barge scene . . see Julius Caesar assassinated . .' . ihariots, war horses and warriors in the astounding battle of huge, rose-scented palace pool cattpaults, battte «enes that vwvwuwwvwww Roman beauties In bathing in a fire will stagger you . . ."Egyptian and Roman galleys in action at naval warfare . . • the ballet of leopards and the dance on a wild bull's back ... if Manage 1 " Rice doesn't save us two seats for this we'll never forgive him. St. Cecelia Beaten 20-0 at Mason City Last Sunday St Cecelia's academy of Algona, fell before Holy Family of Mason City. » to 0, Sunday hi a game played at Mason City. The score at the half was 13 to 0. Coach Art Nordstrum's men lost a touchdown in the first half when they recovered a Mason City fumble on the Holy Family five yard line, but with four downs to go failed io put the marker over. Patterson, Baker and Bode were outstanding for the academy. The locals go to Fort Dodge to play Corpus Christl next Sunday. Corpus Christl defeated Holy Family, 13 to 7, earlier In the season. action Actium, the wonder event of history Eoyai Neighbor Benefit— Mrs. Fred Powell, Mrs. Andrew Godfredson. and Mrs. B. W. Roeder sponsored a Royal Neighbor benefit card party Wednesday afternoon at the Powell home. Bridge was played at' nine tables and Mrs. Hugh Post received the> first prize. Mrs. Carl Hutching the low prize and Mrs. Henry W*g- ener the travel prize. Faculty Party Wednesday— A Hallowe'en party for the members of the public school faculty wax; given Wednesday evening of this week at the Bryant building. This was a masquerade party and guests came dressed In costume to a 6:30 dinner. Games were played alter the E. T, W. Club Meets— The members of the E. T. W. met W-cdnesday afternoon of last week with Mrs. Oeorge. Yccger. Bridge whs played In the afternoon and first prize went to Mrs. Mcda Redfleld Palmer, low to Mrs. Andrew Godfredson and travel to Mrs. Fred Powell. Kiwanis Hear Pastor; Inspect Loving Cup Rev. J. H. Edge gave a short talk before the Kiwanlans at their meeting last Thursday noon at the Algona hotel. A variation from the regular meet- Ings was the presence of three delegates from Fort Dodge Kiwanis club who brought with them a huge aluminum painted steel cup which contained a loose-leaf note book with the activities of the Fort Dodge Kiwanis club listed. Three delegates from the local Kiwanis club will take the cup and the note book with the Algona Kiwanis club activities added to the list, over to Mason City to their Klwanla meeting Thursday of this week and the cup will be carried to each of the forty-nine Kiwanis clubs of the Iowa-Nebraska district In this same manner. The cup originally came from Fort Dodge. More Sheep Arrive Burt: P. F. Krlethe received two carload of sheep and Floyd Duncan one, and George Pattdrsom also ;---•-several carload the past week. received H ! "ERE IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY ... a chance to make your rug dollar go farther. These ttew Axminster* are economical because of the long wear they give. They are aa colorful at they are durable. You will find a wealth of new patterns and color combinations to choose from. If you want to make an unusually fine rug investment, accept our ~rit4tion t^ ^ce these fabrics. 32 50 to *47 50 Richardson's FURNITURE COMPANY Where Furniture Sells For Less. Dinner at Eifht— Mr. and Mrs. Frank Recker. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Welp, Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Weber and Harry Brown, all of Bancroft, were dinner guests of Mr. anc Mrs. Maurice McMahon Sunday even- Ing at an eight o'clock dinner. Bridge was the diversion of the evening. Ruth MesBenf er Hostess— Ruth Messenger waa hostess to twelve friends Saturday evening. The time was spent in playing a new and interesting Kcrean game, after which a luncheon was served. Mrs. A. A. Bishop rtoelvid the first prize and Mrs. David Ward the low score prize. Academy Alumni in Meet— Members of the alumni of St. Cecv- Ha'i, academy, who are not away at school will meet next Monday evening at the academy to make arrangements for the organization of an alumni as- iociation. Officers will be elected and otiii-r bLuii;t--bo conduced. Party fur Birthday- Mrs. L. W. Fox was hosteis at a party Friday afternoon which was xiv- en in honor of her son, Billy Lee w:.o was five years old that day. Ele ven boys and girls were guests anc played games and contests, after whict a lunch was served. Irviugion Pie Social— A program and pie social will b; giv en Friday evening. October 26, at the school of district No. 4 in Irviiigtoi township. A cordial invitation is extended to everybody. Eunice Bowman k> tile teacher. Style Show and Tea— One division of the Home Economic* da.*, uill conduct a style show anc give a tea next Thursday at the schco building. The girls' mothers and th« wives of the school board members are Invited. Hridji- Club at Dinner— The six coupled of u bridge club met at the L. G. Baker h'jiae Monday evening a,t a :>«:veii o'clock dinner. Bridge was yliii'trd and scores were kept, which Will be settled laUr. Study Group of I*. T. A.— The adolescent study group of the P. T A. met Monday evening at tht facuool building with thirty members pr-'.ix.-iil. The lejason was <x>udu;U;d by John G. McDowell. Delphian, Met Wednesday— Delphian* met Wednesday afternoon of this week with Mrs. D. D. Paxson. Mrs. L. G. Baker, asslsed by Mrs. Julla Brace had charge of the program, which was about ancient literature. Club at Dinner— Mrs. Milton Norton entertained her bridge club last Thursday evening at a 8:30 dinner. Mrs. D. D. Paxson received the first prize after an evening .pent, in playing bridge. ~ O. A. das*— Members of the L. O. A. class will rmet Thursday afternoon with Mrs. 2. J. Murtagh. A very good program scheduled and a good attendance hoped for. Mrs. Chet LOOK Hostess- Mr a. Chet Long -entertained Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Driver and the couple's son, Wayne and his wife at a dinner Wednesday of last week. Fred C. Gilchrist Republican Congressman 8th District wwvwvwwvwwwv BUTTER Ib. I Crack IVWWVSl Cut Rate * Grocery SUGAR 10 Ibs. 52c 28c ers 2 Ibs. 21c DATES 2 Ibs. 19c Matches 3 bxs. 13c Peaches No. 10 45c BROOMS 39 PEAS 3 cans 29c Green Tea M Ib. 12c Cleanser 2 cans 9c Busiest Little Store in Town Aaka reelection upon bin Legislative Record a* State Senator —He wrote and fathered the Iowa Warehousing Act. —He wrote Iowa Butter Law that forced the state to patronize dairy interests. —He opposed the "Salary Grab" and refused the pay. He has been just as active in Con- gretsa and for the interests of thd farmer: —He voted and worked against the importation of Black Strap Molasses which displaces use of grains in the manufacturing of Industrial alcohol. —He helped to make the Iowa Corn Sealing law now the bust!) for National loans on corn that helped farmers hold corn and get a better market price. —He helped create the Federal Insurance Corporation that made bank deposits safe. —He worked and voted for monetary stabilization to create a controlled credit and monetary system. —He is against the growing danger of bureaucracy which leads to a Spoils System. —He voted to reduce his own salary 25'c as well as all other high governmental high salaries. —He Is against tax exempt bonds and securities. —He is against taxing bank checks. —He is against reclamation ot more land to grow more crops to produce more surplus to cause more trouble to farmers. —He ia for the payment of the veterans adjusted compensation. This great agricultural district never had & more faithful or energetic worker for Its interests—He kuows no other mandate than the volet of ihe folks at Home and he will receive their 'hearty support. This ad i* niKuiMtfcd and paid for by ike Uitchrbit fur (XjO«ra>» CALL THEATRE Only the best shown here. We buy 'em all *nd cut out the weak ones. ••• Thurs., Oct. 25 Matinee at 2:30- The grandest picture of all time- Grace Moore in 'ONE NIO-HT OP IX)VE' «._ njnrfMr »nrt Pictorial No. 11. Fri. and Sat./ Oct. 26-27 Super Special Sunday Only, Oct 28 Mattne* 1-3-8 o'clock, flan to drive in during the afternoon. It's great entertainment. IOEL McCREA • FAY WRAY • STEPRENSON REGINALD DEMY New News and Ben Pouoc'B Band. LgSLIB HOWARD 'IKNIN HCHEL' DOROTHY TMM Drive for 50 mUes. Also New News. Burn 'Em Up Barnes Serial. Saturday Extra Rand's Dog Circus Vaudeville. Also Vaudeville Rand's Dog Circus Mon. and Tues., Oct. 29-30 It's another "Havana Widows". A laugh riot. And a rival for "La Cucaracha" that beautiful 3 color short subject "The Spectacle Maker" New News. TWWOMAH *FALLTH< Wed., Thurs., Fri., Oct. 31-Nov. 1-2 Cecil B. DeMille's Wonder Picture Topping Marvels of All Time Tells Deathless Romance of the Siren of the Nile, and Antony of Rome! Scenes of Wonder To Awe You! The Ballet of the sinuous Leopards, the Dunce on the hack of the Sacred Bull! Giant war galleys hurling halls of ft re in the mighty naval huttle of Actium! The meeting of Antony and Cleopatra on the love hoat at Tarsus! Cleopatra borne in Caesar's train, dazzling the Roman hordes as a White Goddess . . . ! The conquering hordes shocked into silence by what they see in Cleopatra's throne room . . . ! Gigantically Produced ... massive sets covering 400,000 square feet! 5000 men wearing 75 tons of armor! A huge luxurious bath where Roman ladies and gentlemen bathed and discussed scandal) A Love Boat 500 ft. long, with __ sails of purple silk, golden oars, 200 dancing maidens, where Cleopatra lured Antony from his Roman legions! New News and Special "FAIKY GO HOUND" <Kll>rJW>| Milltt WIUI WIUAXOH wwwvwwviv

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