The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 13, 1934 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 13, 1934
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, December 13,1934 SENECA CHURCH FESTIVAL DRAWS LARGE THRONG Quilts Auctioned; Gala Time Enjoyed Thursday Evening Armstrong-Seneca: A large crowd of people attended the annual church festival held at the church basement last Thursday evening. The tables were decorated and Mrs. Otto Wilberg, Mildred WUbarg- Myrtle Orvlck, Myrtle Chertand, Itrs. Linus Jensen, Mrs. Albert Ulstad, Mrs. John Johanneson, Mrs. John Andreason, Mrs. Albln Nelson and Delia Thompson were table waitresses. Candy was sold by Ruby Cherland and Olga Johanneson. Opal Nelson and Bertha Olson had charge of the fish pond. Three quilts which were made by the Ladies' Aid were auctioned off with J. H. Jensen as the auctioneer. Miss Mildred Wllberg spent the week end with her friend, Claudia Volgt. Miss Claudia Volgt spent Thursday night wfch her friend, Mildred Wll- berg. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Dotson and their daughter, Noradel spent Thursday at Fairmont. Mr. and Mrs. Tom St. John and family spent Thursday evening at the A. T. Paulsen home. The Helpful Thursday club met at the home of Mrs. Robert Burt last Thursday afternoon. Alice and Henry Hoeck, Jr.. of Swea City and A. T. Paulsen were business callers In Algona Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Larson and son, Roger, spent Tuesday at the home of the latter's father. Hans Wllberg, 8r. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lang and son. Floyd spent several days last week at the home of the former's parents at Westgate. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Metzger and daughter, Shirley and Miss lone Bol- llg spent the last week with friends and relatives In Comfrey, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Hoeck and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Vern Hawbaker home in Armstrong. Mrs. Hoeck is a sister of Mr. Hawbaker. Mrs. Harvey Christiansen spent (he week end at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Campbell. Mr. Christiansen attended an oil meeting in Missouri. Mrs. Fred Simpson, Mrs. Sheldon Merrill and Mrs. Robert Burt spent Friday at the Mrs. Evans home in Spirit Lake. The Indies learned how to make paper flowers. The Seneca school board met at the school hoii5e Friday evening. Plans were made for the annual school Xma^ tree which will be held at the school houfe Thursdc,|y evening, Dec. 20. Mrs. Oscar Rcckill of Larchwood arrived at the H. A. Reyman home Sat urday from Marshalltown where sh has been vj.Mting her son, Attorne; Robert RockiH and family. Mrs. Rey man Is a daughter of Mrs. Rockill. WEST BEND CAGE TEAM DIVIDES A DOUBLE HEADER Boys Win, Girls Lose at Curlew; IClub Meetings, Other News htodqitarurt raggcst* of elder rtylt« did ara fluffy, pr*ct)c«l,ceiy<fidjty. A« "luH rljlil" prlct*. ..•*.:*.-••.• Brownell Shoe Co. €UV&* ...these distinctive new ELGINS for Christmas! wlwever people gather during tho IWui.jru, yau'ro turn lu *ea a bright •nay of tbeac new timepieces by Elgin. You 11 rcuogaue then at a glance. The/ Ye unlike *af uther watuhea you have *eoa. KiUcxuely beauti- Myled in dew huruuxiy witu «to Ueud t» S»»rt grate. And they 're accurate ad every watch mwt he that carrie* li»o Elgin uuoe, and b» w/Ul hjr us. We are (urtuii^te t* have a cuu- plete aAourtnoeut of IjifiM new gift KJ^iua. Coma im aouu luui mak« yuur telectioa. Price* £nxa $19.0* Ut SSM.OO M. 17 E. W. Lusby DltUUH AND JEWELHY West Bend: The basketball teams drove to Curlew Friday evening and played a doubleheader with the Curlew teams. The girls lost to the Curlew girls 19 to 18 and the West Bend boys won 28 to 18. This Is the first game this year for both teams. They Play Rodman Tuesday evening here and real games are looked for. Harry Poffen- oerger and Miss Odean Waugh are '.he coaches. Bnty View Club Tile Bay View club met at the home of Mrs. Emily Fisher Tuesday. Dec. 4, with 11 members present. The president. Mrs. c. C. Miller presided at the business meeting. The nroRram was as follows: "The Job Is not so Hard." Mrs. J. C. Kongsbach; "Courtship and Marriage of a President." Mrs. Don Sin clalr; "Hall to -the Chief." Mrs. D. Me Creary. The club adjourned to mee with Mrs. C. C. Miller Dec. 18. Nick Krieps, Union, Entertain for New Neighbors, Wed'sday Union: Mr. and Mrs. Kick Krieps entertained several of their new neighbors as well as some old neighbors In honor of St. Nicholas d»y last Wednesday evening. Five hundred was played. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Jenkins and son, Ronald, Mr. and Mrs. John Erpeldlng and family of Rich Point. The local neighbors were the Emll Stoffel, H. E. Ward, and Louis Bode families. Gertrude Stoffel left last week for Jollet, III., for several weeks visit. Rose Ann Holtttaauer was an overnight guest of Verona Krieps on last Wednesday. Stanley Gardner sold his sheep on Saturday. E. Mltta? delivered them to Algona where they were shipped east. Lucille Bode spent from Friday even- Ing until Monday morning with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bode, from her duties as Stenographer for the Brady Transfer Co. at Fort Dodge. Her mother has been confined to her bed with articular rheumatism. ST. JOE NEWS Literary Club Meets The Ladies Social Literary club me with Mrs. J. C. Scurr Tuesday, Dec 4, with 13 members present. The program included a paper, "Story o; Frances Scott Key. 1 ' Mrs. Kevins Cup- lln; "Snmuel Francis Smith," Mrs. P O. Dorweiler; "Julia Ward Howe," Mrs Clark. Wm. Riley was a business caller in Emmetsburg Wednesday. Mrs. Justlna Hoskln spent Sunday at Rodman with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Cleve Carter of Graet- Unger spent Sunday at the Jos. Mikes lome. Franklin Mlnger has been confined to his bed for some time and is unable to speak aloud. B. F. Bliss returned Friday from Des Molnes where he spent a few days at the veterans' hospital. Little Harry Scurr, three year old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. c. Scurr, has been quite sick the past week. Mrs. J. C. Kongsbach and Mrs. Frank Mikes and daughters were business visitors at Algona Tuesday. Miss Oezlna Schutter of Haifa spent he week end at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Schutter. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Johnson returned Monday from points In Wisconsin nd Minnesota and Charles City, la. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Rlley and Mr. and Mrs. Burdette Frederick of Llv- ermore spent Sunday at the Wm. RUey home. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Miller, Kennsth Miller, Kenneth Anderegg, Merna Anderegg and Jos. Schneider were among those who attended the basketball games at Curlew Friday evening. LOTTO CEEEK NEWS Lillian Schallln Is employed at the Win. Meyer home. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Meyer and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hlritz and Dean Meyer have been 111 the past week. Franklin, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Rusch, is quite 111 with bronrhlal pneumonia. Wm. Faulstlch is also 111. The Martin Meyer, Wm. Meyer and Merle Culbertson families attended a birthday party given for August Meyer at Pen ton Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Emll Laabs and their daughters drove to Fort Dodge on Sunday to visit Mr. aM His. Otto BchuUz. Mrs. Schultz Is a sister of Mr. Laabs. Rev. and Mrs. E. Fiene received the glad news of the birth of a daughter on Dec. 6th to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Miller of Bprlngton. West Virginia. Mrs. Miller is the former Stella Fiene. About fifty persons assembled at the school basement for a social parish evening Dec. 7. After a program, five hundred was played at eight tables. Mrs. Alex Radlg and Otto Wlchtendahl won prizes, the travel prize going to Wm. Fuerstenau. Mr. and Mrs. John Schumacher of Bancroft visited with relatives in this vicinity Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Skangstad of Bode were Saturday dinner guests at the Wm. Hammer home. Matt Schmidt returned to his home Tuesday in Coteman, South Daokta, after several months In this vicinity. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reding and their children Mary Jane and Bobbie were Saturday visitors at the home of Mrs . Lucy Wagner. John Berte, Alphone Berte. Mrs. August Berte and Elizabeth recently trt- tended the funeral of an uncle C. De- mon'i at St. Paul- Allda Thllges and Maxlne Devlne, school teachers In this vlcinRy, are Rivingr a joint Christmas program on Thursday, Dec. 20th. Laura Schaller returned home Friday after two weeks at the home of Mrs. Lucy Wagner during the absence of Emma Becker. Mr. and Mrs. John B. Reding. Nicholas Wagner, Mrs. Nick Reding nnd Lloyd Mueller of Whittemore were Fort Dodge shoppers Monday. Mrs. Anton Becker returned home on Saturday from St. Joseph's Mercy hos- iltal In Fort Dodge where she had undergone a major operation. Relatives received word the latter >art of the week that Peter Erpeldlns s to undergo a major operation at Rochester, Minn., the first of •this week. I A Christmas program and basket so- , lal will be given Wednesday evening. t Dec. 19th. Bernadine Plnthe. tho instructor of the school is in charge. Lunch will also be served. Alvin Klein -accompanied by his mo- her, Mrs. George Klein and Mrs. W. J. Weydert from Algona drove to Roches- .er, Minn., to visit with Peter Erpeld- ng a patient in trie hospital there. Matt Mergen and children, Anna kfary and Edwin and Mr. and Mrs. Allert Mcrgen returned to their home at Dell Rapids, South Dakota, Friday af- er a week's visit at the John Berte's home. Mr. and Mrs. John Zeller and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Klrsch and family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hllbert and son .nd Irene Gelshecker and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hammer were among the 'ort Dodge callers Saturday. The Friendly club met at the Bob Ca- ey home Wednesday, Dec. 5th, with Mrs. Casey and Mrs. McConnell hostesses. Agatha Thllges and Herllnda 'riders were in charge of the enter- alnment. Twenty ladles were present. The afternoon was snent in playing tames with Mrs. John Backes and Mrs. ..awrence Hansen receiving the prizes. Phe next meeting will be held at the John Bockes home with Mrs. Bockes and Mrs. Sim Leigh hostesses. Mrs. Bob Casey and Mrs. McConnell in charge of the entertainment. he Is visiting in the vicinity of Rock Island. Mrs. William Aalderks, was up from Algona and visited over Sunday with friends here. Mrs. E. R Worley entertained the Acorn club at her home last week on Thursday afternoon. The S. P. Powers family and the B. R. WOTley family were dinner guests Sunday at the Wade Ball home. Wayne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Heetland, has been out of school the past week with the chicken pxnc. Mrs. Albert Smith of Fort Dodge, spent last week here visiting at the W. E. Ley and Mrs. C. R. Smith homes. Mrs. K. E. NToble is quite poorly lately and at present Is staying at tile home of her daughter, Mrs. Sam Warburton. Rev. and Mrs. O. H. Frerklng attended a ministers' get-together meet- Ing at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Aten at Burt one day last week. Mr. and Mrs. Tabe Loats, and the Misses Gertrude Wortman, Blanche Miller and Mary Jane Lewis were Mason City visitors on Saturday. The Presbyterian Ladles' Aid will meet en Thursday afternoon at the church parlor and a program will be given and also guests entertained. Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Rlppentrop returned home Saturday evening from Mason City where they had spent a few days at the Michael Whiter home. Otto Hertzke arrived here last week from Canada for a vlsK at the home of his brother, Paul Hertzke and with his sister, Mrs. F. W. Baum and family. Twenty Years Ag( News Taken from the files of the Upper Des Moines-Republican for the week of December 16, 1914 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Seefeld, living north of Sexton, had become parents of a baby boy. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Stewart, who had lived on North Colby street, had become the parents of triplets, all boys. Mrs. Stewart had been the former Miss Martha Becker. The thermometers around the city had been the main topic of conversation at that time and on the previous Monday morning some had record- ed fifteen and others twenty degrees below zero. Secretary Al Palkenhainer had talked to The Algona Commercial Club and had given a report of the development of Algona in the last four yean. His speech had proved so Interesting it had been copied in full In this Issue of the paper. The first teachers' institute held in Algona under the new la* had been in session the previous Thursday and Friday. About 339 teachers had been present and had listened to educational and instructive sOeeetoes, given by professors and prominent men in Iowa. A meeting of the county Historical society had been held the previous Tuesday and an account of the meeting had been written by S. F. Reed. Stories of pioneer days had been given by Albert Reed, son of Samuel and Ellen Reed. Mrs. Jane Thompson's article on early days had been read by her daughter, Jennie, and other selec- tions concerning early days had been given. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cleary had celebrated their golden wedding anniversary, December 10th. Numerous friends and neighbors had paid their respects by calling and the Ctearys had received many gifts. Mr. deary had come t» Algona Just fifty years previous tod there had been but three buildings on main street at that time. The- Watwm store where the Botsford Lumber company is, the town hall where the Hub clothing store is now and the Hanison Hotel where the Masonic Temple Is now located. Algona township at that time extended to the Minnesota line and the county cotained but three polling places: Algona, Irvington and Cresco. Jerome Stacy was county treasurer and had his office in a lean-to in ft log hotel. Lewis H. Smith was county clerk and had bis office where the Algona Auto and Machine Co., garage is located. Mr. Smith had issued the marriage license to the Cleary*. LAKOTA NEWS Oh, Gee Dad! Take me down to Gambles, and see what I'd like for Christmas—There's Bikes 'n Guns- Cowboy Suits 'n Wagons—Trucks 'n everything and swell dolls 'n things for iUter, too. Dolls, 15c and up—Xmas Tree Lights, 29c—Lionel Trains, 79c. 50 The various churches are preparing programs for Christmas. E. R. Worley was a business visitor at Algona on Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Wade Ball were bust- ness visitors at Ledyard Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Fred SchwarU were Buffalo Center visitors Friday afternoon. J. H. Holcomb is in Illinois where fO^safto^JXtooox^hOc.^^^ Come to Richardson's for the Biggest Values in Lasting Christmas Gifts. Friday and Saturday special on 3-piece set shown above Only $3.19 Richardson's Furniture Company WHERE FURNITURE SELLS FOB LESS XOCyXUCttkCKKKWttaW^^ Cummings' 5c to $1.00 Xmas Specials Xmas Candy Peanut Brittle __10c Ib. Chocolate Drops lOc Ib. Mixed Candy __10c Ib. Tree Light Sets 29c Extra Bulbs, 3 for 5c Xmas Cards with envelopes Iceach Hose Pure Silk full fashioned ringless chiffon 79c pair Men's Ties in gift packing 25c Children's Bunnie Slippers 50c 19 in. Sleeping Mama Dolls $1.00 Men's Silk Handkerchief & Tie Sets 69c New Corded (Rayon Panties 25c New Title Big Little Books lOc each New Mickey Mouse Books 6 for lOc Gift Wrappings 30 Sheet Tissue Paper lOc Cummings 1 5c to $1.00 Your Gift Should Be USEFUL This Christmas For Your Tree Christmas Tree Strings 35cand68c Genuine Mazda "Xtr""* Lamps 5c each Electric Wreaths and Crosses Electric Clocks, a great convenience and step saver. $2.00-$10.00 Coffee Maker, drip method for better, tastier coffee. $5.95 Electric Waffle Irons for quick table cooking. $4.95-$9i95 Toasters, for Individual slices or sandwiches. $1.65 $16.00 Other Gift Suggestions TOMtmsster HtoapttaUtT Tray. Sandwich Grill, Wes- Unghouse Refrigerator, Electric Hotpads. Hamilton Beach Food Mixers, Hoover Sweepers. Electric Percolators. Pratt Electric Co. Phone 170 Algona, Iowa. A Christmas Letter to the Ladies of Kossuth County Dear Ladies: To make your Christmas gifts to men and boys practical as well as economical we have searched for article* of wearing apparel that should satisfy every man—at prices friendly to your pocteetbook. We will be pleased to help you with your selection. SHIRTS White broadcloth with collar attached 1.35 to 1.95 GLOVES Lined or unlincd. Pigskin or cape 1.25 to 2.50 TIES Beautiful new silk neckwear 50c to 1.50 HOSE Something a man can't have too many of 35cand50c MUFFLERS A practical as well as attractive gift 1.00 to 2.25 Suede or Wool Jackets, Pajamas, Robes, Garters, Suspenders, Sweaters and Suits Madson & Hanson The Home of Better Values

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