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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 22, 1934
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa. November 22,1934 Anderson-Dalley Ceremony- Raymond Anderson, son of Fred Anderson of Algona, and Marvel Dalley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Prank Dalley of Bradgate were married Saturday, November 17th, at Clear Lake. The Rev. Benjamin Blner performed the ceremony. The couple were attended by Chester Delllngcr of Algona and Mrs. Blner of Clear Lake. The bride wore a blue satin gown and black accessories. The new Mrs. Anderson came to Algona In March of Mils year and has slr|oe been employed as waitress In Fischer's Cafe. The groom was born and received his education In Algona. He was then employed In Spencer until about six years ago. Me has been employed for the past five years on th» night shift at the Algona Bakery. The couple are now making theli home In apartments of the Peterson house at 102 East street. Alfred College Five Hostesses Entertain— Mrs. O. H. Free. Mrs. 8. B. French, Mrs. G. D. Stokes, Mrs. W. E. McDonald, and Mrs. E. W. Lusby entertained Wednesday of last week at a one o'clock two course luncheon at th e home of Mrs. W. K. Ferguson. The guests were seated a£ ten small tables which were decorated with colors In keeping with Thanksgiving. Bouquets of chrysanthemums centered each table. Bridge was played during the afternoon and the following received prizes: Mrs. Loutee Hyde', first; Mrs. Dana Paxson, second; Mrs. Frank Mathes, cut. Entertain at Hotel— Mrs. Raymond Norton, Mrs. P. J, Ohrlstensen, Mrs. H. M. Hauberg, Mrs Pauline Worster and Mr*. Frank Mathes were hostesses Monday evening at a seven o'clock dinner party given at the Algona Hotel. Guests were seated at /tables which were centered with tall tapers on each of which were tied two small chrysanthemums. Bridge was played at twenty tables following fche dinner and prizes were received by the following: first, Mrs. P. V. Janse; second, Mrs. W. B. Quarton; third, Mrs. W. E. McDonald; fourth, Mrs. W. E, Hawcott; fifth, Mrs A. A. Lyon. 6:30 Sunday Sapper— Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Barry entertained their bridge ^Mb Sunday evening at a 6:30 supper. Bridge was played at three tables during the evening and first prizes were presented to Mrs. Glen Brunson of Mason City and C. L. Bliley. Mrs. C. A. Joynt received the travel prize. Mrs. Brunson and Mrs. Josephine Stanton were guests. K. C. Open Meeting— The Algona Council of the Knights of Columbus are holding an open meeting Tuesday night, November 27th, at the academy gym. Rev. P. N. McDermott, state chaplain, of Atlantic, Iowa, and Ray Conlcy, state secretary, of Des Moines, will be on the program.. All interested, men and women, are in- i vited. Patricia McEnroe's Party— A group of sixth grade girls surprls- Farewtll Party— Several very pleasant evening parties have been held during the past week complimenting Mr. and Mrs. Harry Seeley of Irvlngton township. The See- leys are moving sA once to the Frank Seeley farm north of Whittewore where they will make their home and assist In the care of Mr. Seeley's mother, who is an Invalid. On Saturday evening Mr. and Mrs George Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Raney entertained af. the home of the former,' the following guests being present: Mr. and Mrs. Austin Gardner Mr. and Mrs. Julius Baas, Mr. and Mrs Clinton Samson, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geigel, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Knox, Mr •and Mrs. Matt Bormann, Mr. and Mrs Carl Hutchlns. Bridge was played with Mrs. Harry Seeley winning high ladies score, Matt Borman high men's. Guert prize was given the Seeleys. Eight little boys and two girls were also entertained at the same house in honor of Bert Seeley. He was presented with a gift. This party was under the supervision of Georgia Anne Geigel, Beuna Raney and Marjorle Johnson. On Sunday night, Mr. and Mrs. Melvln Olson entertained informally the honor guests, Mr. and Mrs. Irvn Olson of Wesley, the Theo., Cliff and Bob Hoover families, Mr. and Mr*. Loyal Young, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Andrews, Miss Lucille Mick and LuVtrne Hoover. The same quintet of ladles again en- cd Patricia McEnroe Saturday after- tertained at a one o'clock luncheon Sa 1 urday at the Ferguson home. Brldg was played at nine tables following th luncheon. Mrs. A. L. Peterson recelv ed tihe first prize, Mrs. J. E. Maso the second and Mrs. C. H. Cretzmeyei the cut prize. Group of Three Parties— Mrs. Homer Anderson entertained 01 Saturday afternoon at a birthday part lor her daughter, Mary Joan, who wa seven years old that day. Twelve boys and girls played games at the Andersor home during the afternoon. Refresh ments were served later. Larry K., son of Mr. and Mrs. Hrnry Douglas observed his fourth birthday Saturday afternoon and invited twelve boys and girls in to help him celebrate the occasion. Refreshments were served following an afternoon of games. Mrs. Charles Ellsworth entertained at a birthday party in honor of her daughter, Emma Jean, who observed her 7th birthday Sunday afternoon. Games were played by the guests and a lunch served later. , Dinner Party Thursday— Guests were entertained Thursday evening of last week at a seven o'clock dinner-bridge party at the 8. B. French home toy Mrs. CJdney Laird, Mrs. Raymond Norton, Mrs. Pauline Worster and Mrs. Howard: French of Tltonka. Bridge, played *t ten tables, was the diversion of the evening and Mrs. Ben Sorensen received the first prize. Mrs. J. L. Bonar, the second and Mrs. Don Hutchison, the third prize. noon in honor of her birthday which she observed the following Monday. The girls attended the theatre in the afternoon, after which they returned On Monday night Mr. and Mrs Fred Geigel entertained at bridge: Mr and Mrs. Fred Parks, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Gardner, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hopkins. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pooch, Mr. and Mrs. George Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Raney and the honor guests, the Harry Seeleys. Family prize was won by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Seeley. They were presented with a guest prize. Tuesday evening a group a e . friends and neighbors called informally at their home. It is with a great deal of re- The Man About Town Says In the ladles' rest room at the Johnson service station a sign reads, "For Cosumers Only." Whatever the duty of the sign some ladles think it should read for "customers" while others believe it to mean "consumers." Anyway it gives the girls art added laugh. Matt Latnnth accompanied Eddie De- Zellar over his sales territory Saturday and Sunday morning Eddie visited the Lamuth home In search of his spectacles. Matt couldn't remember of Eddie leaving his glasses anywhere but he Is sure of one thing—Eddie shouldn't drive without them. • • • Bobbie Barns of Emmetsbnrg was a sensational player on this season's town 'ootball team. Hundreds of persons exalted their praise In his behalf. Sunday, Bob, who coaches the St. Mary's earn of that place, came to Algona with his academy team to play the local academy and only a handful of ipectafcors were out to welcome him. • • • Coach Mercer and his boys gave Algona a winning high school football earn, the first in several seasons. Friday they played Eagle Grove in a more nan just a ball game—a chance for the Itle of th e North Central Six confer- nce. In past years the ball games would be played on Saturday and busi- ess men would kick hard to change hem ,to Fridays. The same kickers couldn't leave their business after get- to the games, later. McEnroe home and played A supper was served to them W. C. T. U. Meeting— The W. C. T. U. will hold its annual evening meeting Friday, November 23, at the NeaJ Smith home. There will be a covered dish 6:30 dinner, followed a program. All who are interested temperance work are Invited. Members please bring a covered dish, sandwiches, plates and cups. Destlval-Gauslln Marriage— Rev. J. H. Edge officiated at the mariage ceremony of Herbert Eugene Sauslin, and Miss Agnes Genevieve Destlval, both of Britt. The marri- ge took place at the Methodist parson- ge Saturday morning, November 17th. The couple will make their home near Britt. . O. A. Meeting— ' Members of the L. O. A. will meet with Mrs. M. P. Weaver Thursday ev- ning (tonight). A book review will >e given by Mrs. A. A. Lyon. Ladles re asked to bring thimbles and scia- m that their friends lose them from ting what they wanted. Algona could P. E. O. at Thompson Home— Members of the P. E. O. were entertained at the home of Miss Ella Thompson Wednesday of this week at a one o'clock luncheon. On the program following, Mrs. Emily Griggs gave talk on Representative Fiction Writers. Presbyterian Men's dab- Mr, and Mrs. C. F. Specht entertained members of the Presbyterian Men's club at a dinner meeting, Tuesday evening. H. W. Miller, a guest, spoke on a few interesting highlights of a trip he made to New Orleans. Nine Ladles Guests^ Mrs. R. H. Miller and Mrs. F. E Kent entertained at the Miller home Monday at an afternoon bridge party Nine ladies were present. Mrs. J. L, Bonar and Mrs. A. E. Kresensky received high score prizes. Union No. 5 Basket Social- There will be a. basket social and program Thursday evening, November 22, ("tonight) at Union school house No. 5 of which Ellen Steussy Is the teacher. The program will begin at 8 o'clock. Honor Mother's Birthday— Mr. and Mrs. Gene Murtagh entertained a small gathering of relatives at a family dinner on Sunday in honor of the birthday of Mrs. Murtagh's mother, Mrs. Al Falkenhainer. Pie Social Friday— A pie social and program will be held Friday night at central school in Plum Creek township. A lunch will be served and there will be free coffee. Gene- vlve Altwegg is 'the teacher. Plum Creek School Program, Nov. 26th Mary Glsch, teacher in district No. 2. Plum Creek township, announces a basket social and program Monday evening. Nov. 26th. Lunch and home made candv will also be sold. The school is three miles east of Algona on the pavement and five miles north on the (travel. McDowell Honored John O. McDowell, high school principal, was the leader of a round table discussion held at Cedar Falls, last Saturday, at which time problems effecting debate work were discussed by representatives from other schools in northwest Iowa. High School Party The all-high school party is to be held Friday evening in the high school building a* 7:30. The first half of the evening will be taken up with a program in the auditorium. Refreshments will follow and an orchestra will furnish music for dancing. LONE ROCK NEWS the neighborhood and a host of good wishes follow them to their new home Poets Honored at Tea- Mrs. J. c. Kresensky entertained at tea Sunday afternoon for her son, Ray mond, well known Iowa poet and writ er. Marlon Van Laningham of For Dodge, conductor of a column in th Fort Dodge Messenger and teacher in the schools there, as well as a wel known Iowa poet was the gue& of hon cr. Mr. Van Laningham is proof tha poets are not the long-haired, effeminate creatures some people think them to be. He is well known in athletic circles, In 1931 having broken the state record for the half-mile run when a student at Drake. His record was 1:55 held by him for two years. He was a Missouri Valley champion and record holder, won the quarter-mile race at Notre Dame in 1931, elected to the National Collegiate Honor Role as being an outstanding miler of the 1031 season. His picture was In the Des Moines Register sports section often ore as uilt. work is to be done on the loyal Neighbor Club— The Royal Neighbor club will meet with Marie Scuffham Tuesday after- oon. November 27th. CALL THEATRE Only the best shown here. We buy 'em all and cut out the weak ones. Thur*.-Fri, Nov. 22-23 One of the best. Keep this one in mind. and Eddie Quillan "THE GRIDIRON FLASH" A. dandy footbaJl otory. New a,Tial~Hin Tin Tn:. K,-x. of Wild Hor^.o ami Bob Cuttin "LAW OF THE WEST" New News. Km " Sun.-Mon.-Tues., Nov. 25-26-27 Three Big Days Hollywood Honeys Penner's Duck Also Jeanne Aufcert, Continental Beauty—Toa-U, of N:w York with tier company in a musical "THE MYSTERIOUS KISS" Wednesday, Nov. 28 BANK DEPOSIT NIGHT OPENING WITH $100 Plenty of * a'.; for all wh attend UK- ; i-.ond thaw. during that time. Guests at the tea besides Raymond and the Fort Dodge poet were Verona and Lois Isabell Weisbrod of Fenton, grandchildren of Mrs. Kresensky, Miss Margaret Durant, Algona poet, Ruth Messenger, Algona teacher and well known poet and book-reviewer, Helen Corey and Jeannette Coders. It was a literary afternoon and with much discussion pro and con about books. Shower for Mrs. Laing— Mrs. Mary Lalng and Mrs. David Laing were hostesses Wednesday afternoon of this week at a shower for Mrs. Firm Lain*, the former Helen Cook. Twenty guests were present and gave her a floor lamp as a gift. Mrs. Sam Smith entertained that evening nt a miscellaneous shower for Mrs. Lning. Monday evening a group of about 25 friends called on Mr. and Mrs. Fim. Lalng and surprised them. The time was rpent in visiting and refreshments were served later. Home Builders Party- Sixty members of the Home Builders class of the Methodist church -vere in attendance at the monthly partv on Friday evening of last wecK A seven o'clock supper was served and following that a play, "Help Yourself" under the direction of Mrs. P. A. Dansnn, was presented. Games were played the remainder of the evening. The following couples were the committee in. charge: Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Danson, Mtlvin Roupe, Ed Carney, W. E. Taylor and Merle Webster. 70th Birthday Observed- Mrs. James Moore. Mrs. Marc Moore, Mrs. Don Moore and Mrs. D. C. Gardner pave a surprise party for Mrs. J. I M. Moore Monday afternoon in honoi ' of her 70th birthday which the observed that day. Thirty-six friends and neighbors gathered at Mrs. Moore's home and spent the afternoon visiting. A lunch was served afterwards. Mrs. Moore was remembered by her friend-; with many lovely gifts. Party at Acadmny— The party held at the academy and .•pon.'-ored by one circle of St. Cecelia's Guild, w:'..s a iuccr.ii wilh fllteen of bricit/e and the same number afford to close for two hours in respect for a winning football team at least on one afternoon in several years. The loyalty of the school would be worth It. Thanks to the one grocery store which closed Friday. The store is still doing business. The great thing the business men and clerks in Algona need is cooperation. • • * Mary Sands, one of the efficient deputies in the county treasurer's office Is an artist when handling warrant with delinquent taxes marked en them. The county boys call it D. T. or for short delirium tremens. Whatever ihat Is in these days Mary makes one think cou've got worse when she bisects your D. T. check. There is nothing left although it takes Mary a bit longer to explain the difference between your check and back taxes. She usually gets the money. • • • Excuses and alibb ran fluently when Billy Steil shows up late for work. It s seldom Billy is late but when Fred ihilts was late the other morning he had the time of his life kidding him about It. Now the kidding is of a' dlf- erent color. Wonder if Jimmle's con- rol over his clerks Is slipping a IttUe? P. T. A. Group Meeting- Mothers of children in the grades one to six, who are members of the P. T. A., held a meeting at the school house Monday afternoon. This was their initial meeting. Dance Benefit— The Brookside Golf club will hold a benefit dance Thursday evening, November 22 (tonight) at the I. O. O. hall. Everyone is invited. Wesley Paving to be Let Saturday November 24th the state highway commission will open bids for 4558 of paving from the" east edge of Wesley along the south side of the Milwaukee railroad to Hutchlns, thus eliminating two railway crossings and saving a mile of travel and back on No. 18 to Britt, Garner, and Mason City. They will also receive bids the same day for .024 of a mile of paving at Garner. This no doubt is a very fine improvement in the interest of both speeU and safety but we think If they would have put In this paving between Algona. and Hum bold t which, is very much ridged and rough that It would have done a ut it, Jimmy? one month. How ab- great deal more good for the same amount of money. But then hi the course of time Humboldt county will wake up JEANHUIRCEClBttHT RABLE oc-reeii<-d her.- and guaranteed us .Hi tnt'.-rtaimnent honey. Alsu a big special colored musical I J h!l Holme., i: Ounc-niK Beauti-.s ill ' MY GHANUKVriittt'S CLOCK" Thursday, November 29 -Matinee l-:j-fj. Nielli 7 !t-ll Also Friday, November 30. A holiday special yWUVbVWVVWWbrW^^^ of table.-, of five hundred. P,i;e, in t.ridgu went to Oeorre Illg and Eileen and in five hundred \> Mrs. Mill Uoetliler aifd Lloyd Keith. A j lunch v,.•-. :•, rvd and a bnje trowd j ;* t U n'i<-d I :.e danc*'. ! --•:- j M-vrii O'clock Dinner— i I Mr. Mrs. (i. D Shunr.vay -nier-: ; .ni;.-d .<•;.:! urdiiy f.eilin;; ac a j>t-vea i "ii-lock informal dinner. GuesUs Were: ;-Mr. :m;| Mr,. Edward Kelly of Ki/i- mvt..fourtf, Mr. and Mrs. John Kene- ! lie-;:. Mr. and Mr.s. Wade Sullivan, The L'. emu:; v.;i.i fcpeiu in a:i informal way. Honor Woman's Birthday— A lew friend.; gathered at Mrs. diet Long'i i. .me Saturday afternoon to ob- bervo her mother, Mr*. Miller's birthday. Mrs. Miller was B4 years of age that day. Her home L> in Glen Aliyn. Illinois, but ;hc is vbiling her daugh- u-r thij winter. Celebrates Birthday- Jackie, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Oulton, was live yeaxs old Wednesday of this week and after school 12 of his mends gathered at liis home to honor the occa ion. Games were played and Mrs. Dutton served a six o'clock .supper. Basket Social Suou— Helta Miller and Helen Paetz are giving a program November 28Ui at 8 o'clock, in the Sexton hall. Baskets and lunch will be sold after the pro- tram. Everyone is invited. The V. F. W. Auxiliary will sponsor a U/iielH card pony Monday, November au'lh, at, u.e Legion liaU. I'. W'lll be open Ij the public. Our ears were in on a conversation hat would make Walt Winchell blush, t was two people trying to reach an greemcnt. A married man with a amily of girls and an Algona girl. The argain was something like this. The larricd man wanted to be the father f a boy and the girl was to bear him ne. Conditions were the girl was to o away and undertake the task if ie man would pay all expenses, board nd room, doctor bills and a nominal fee of so much a week as wages. If the baby was a boy the man was to take it and raise K and if a girl the mother was to keep It. Whether or not final decisions were reached we cannot tell for our pure human sanctity got the best and we had to leave. Our eyes will be open to see if this plan gees on. • • » It must be hard for BUI Specht to take a back scat. He hasn't been able to talk above a whisper for two weeks. When he is out with the little girl, Mae, she shoulders the burden of do- Ing all the talking. • • • There are a few women in Algona who have been molesting us because they want stories published in this column which is not permissible. One lady even threatened to start a "Lady About Town" column, it's lots of fun! Go to it, girls— To Give PUy Sunday— A play, "What Men Live By" will be given Sunday afternoon at 5 o'clock at the Congregational church. It Is being sponsored by the production department of the Young People's organization of the church. Everyone is invited. A free will offering will be taken. Guests at Sunday Dinner— Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pearson were host and hostess at a 5:30 Sunday dinner. Thu former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Pearson and other relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Pearson, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Austin, all of Bancroft, were guests. After dinner hours were spent in visiting. C. S. Johnson Algona Electric Toasters __89c Elec. Corn Poppers 79c Elec. Percolators __89c Elec. Lamps ___10c-20c Coal Pails 49c Husking mitts, 2 pr, 25c Heavy double gloves 19c Cut Wax Beans ___10c Cut Green Beans .._10c Diced Carrotts 10c Sugar Corn lOc Boiling Beef, 3 Ibs. __26c Beef Roast 12^c Pork Roast 17c Minced Ham I7c and help in getting their part of 169 between here and Humboldt paved. Here is hoping. Oh Boy! But it's cozy driving even these terribly cold days with my new Hot Water Heater from Gamble Stores, $5.95. Fan Defroster, J2.98 and you can get Methanol Anti-Freeze at low- eat prices in over 1000 Gamble Stores. The Mother's club will meet Dec. 5th with Mrs. .Glen. Shan). Mr. and Mrs. Fred Genrlch and Mr. and Mrs. John Snrank attended a rural letter carriers' meeting at Titonka at the L. c. Heifner home. Tuesday. Mrs. Raymond Hobson and daughter. Betty, accomoanied by Mrs. Hobson's mother. Mrs. Aldred. all of Marcus, came Sunday to visit at the Harry Hobson home. They returned to Marcus Monday. The first Auxiliary benefit card oartv of the season was held Thursdav. Tha high scores In bridge were won by Mrs. Chester AJme and Arthur Priebe. High in nve hundred bv Hugo Worthlnirtcn and Mrs. Rex Austin. The next card party will be Dec. 6. The Ladies Mite society met Thurs- i day with Mrs. Lawrence Dittmer. Mrs. Harry Hobson read a oieee entltler "On Time" and Lillian Angus crave a reading. "Little Mary's Essay on Husbands." The next meeting will be hel* Dec. 6 at the home of Mrs. P. M. Chrte- tensen. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Bierstedt entertained as Sunday guests the following: Mr. and Mrs. Hans Boderius and their daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hoeck and son of Bancroft: Carrie and Dora Bierstedt, Mrs. Rose Barto. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sorensen. the Ray Bierstedt family and Clarence Macumber. Mrs. Fred Rath was pleasantly surprised on her birthday last week when several of her friends came to spend the evening with her. Those Dreaent were Mr. and Mrs. Bot. Elckenberger and family, Bancroft: Mr. and Mrs Gottlieb Eickenberger of Sabetha. Kansas: Clarence Kraft Priebe children. and the Raloh Brookside GOLF CLUB Benefit DANCE I. O. O. F. Hall Thursday, Nov. 22 (Tonite) Good Ordiestra > Admfaftlon 25c ticket, 50c couple Everyone Welcome AWVUVUVUVWUWVVVVWVUVUl Warm Friendships— Are Not Made in Cold Houses People who use Great fogle Coal have the kind of homes where the phone is always buzzing and friends are dropping in. A cozy house attracts people. Slow-burning, ash-free, and high-heat value—that's what you get in Great Eagle Coal. F. S. Norton & Son Phone 229 Algona, Iowa VWVVVfVVWVVrWWWWVyvtf' THURSDAY - FRIDAY ; SATURDAY of Fur-trimmed and Tailored COATS A Remarkable Value Offering Lavishly Furred New Textured Winter Coats at prices you will gladly pay. Kv(.'iy fur trimmed and tailored coat in our large and complete stock priced for these three days at prices far below their real worth. 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