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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Sept. 22,1936 North East * Kossuth Page AD) SUPPER AT LAKOTA, THIIRS. Mesdames Telcamp, Jfcip- pentrop, Others Are Hostesses Lakota: Mesdames Jake Tel- j camp, C. R. Rlppentrop, Heyo jBerschman, Elmer Kienitz, Mary JRosenau and the Misses Emma land Louise Thaves entertained the [Presbyterian Aid and served the {regular 25-cent supper at the [church, Thursday evening:. At Clay Co. Fair Among those from this vicinity Attending the clay county fair were ' lie Gust Koppens, the Louis Hanens, the Otto Koppens, P. L. Kopen and son, Irvin, John Steenhard son Henry and daughter Elsie, lie Samuel Warburtons and Mrs. tannie Slmpklns, the John Roelf- nas, the Garret Grays, the Her- Krulls, the Clarence Edwards, lie Dave Pattersons, the George nens, the Alvln Rippentrops, the 41 le Steeles and the Rufus Olt- |Mr. and Mrs. Harry Warburton ent the week end at Okobojl. The P. L. Koppens and Sylvia jrlor drove to Rake, Thursday ternoon. i Florence Koppen left Friday for Moines after a visit with her nts, Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Kop- Little Anna Marie Abbas was ek a few days last week and Dr. Williams took her to the Buffalo nter hospital, Wednesday and formed an operation for append- iltls and she is reported as recov- 1ng. Mrs. J. H. Warburton drove to Hue Earth, Minn., last week Tues- afternoon to meet her aunt, frs. Nannie Slmpklns from Glenn, North Dakota, who came In i bus and who will visit relatives here and In Algona for several ; weeks. Visitors at the A. T. Buckets home the first of last week were: the Otis Anflnsons, Brltt; Joe An- finaon and son, Laverne, Ellsworth; "Mrs. Joe Haynes and the Gesle Andersons, Thompson; Mrs. Lou Nltz and son, Lakota, and Homer Altlzer, Duluth, Minn. I the Titonka O. £. S. Titonka: The Titonka members of the Bnrt Order of the Eastern Star were the committee to serve •t the first meeting after the summer vacation Tuesday, Sept. 8th. The committee consisted of Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Pendergast, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Budlong, Dr. and Mrs. R. C. Ball. Mrs. John Pink, Mrs. Earl Btott, Mrs. H. I. Torgersen and Mrs. J. F. Fisher. Tilmer Halvorson of Ledyard Tells of European Band Tour Ledyard: On Thursday afternoon in the high school auditorium Henrietta O'Keefe introduced Tilmer Halverson who gave a very interesting talk about his trip to Europe with the Luther College band on its Diamond Jirbilee tour. The band, composed of 73 pieces, began their trip on June 3rd. This was his 31st year at Luther and he is 75 years old. On this trip King Haakon VII appointed him as a "Knight of the First Class of the Order of St. Olav." There are now 66 first class knights In the U. S. This order was started in 1847 and is awarded In recognition of distinguished services rendered a nation and mankind. In each city they went they were met by an escort. Some of the cities In the U. S. in which they gave concerts were Madison, Milwaukee, DeKalb, Chicago, Cleveland, Washington, D. C. At the latter place they visited the Capitol, Smithsonian Institute, Arlington National Cemetery. They were In New York four days before sail- Ing. They visited Radio City and saw Major Bowes, Millionaire Row and numerous other interesting sights. On July 4, their busses took them out to port where they sailed on the Bergensfjord for Europe. This ship travelled approximately 390 miles a day. The fifth day at sea was very rough and quite a number did not report at dinner. On the last day on board, July 12, the captain entertained ' the band at din- ner, and thanked them for the music as they had daily rehearsals from 10:30 to 11:30. His name was Captain Bull, and, by the way, was born In Iowa. He stated it was the 400th trip for the Bergenfjord and he had captained it 19 years. They landed at Bergen where they were met by American Consul Dunlap and also American Consul to Norway, Mr. Beck. The Bergen band led them to King Haakon's hall, which was an exceptional event as ordinarily only notobles are allowed to enter. From Bergen to Oslo was a very beautiful trip of over 300 miles, made by railway and supposed to be the most expensive In the world with its descents and climbs. There are many tunnels totalling 30 miles in all and It rises to an altitude of 4.007 feet at its highest station. At Tronjhelm, Norway, King Haakon was present at the concert and some were honored by shaking his hand. About a month was spent in Norway. Then they went to Copenhagen, to Berlin, Germany, across the North Sea to London, where they visited many noted places. On August 22, they sailed for home from Southampton, England. At New York, Sept. 4, they were met by their busses. Enroute home they gave concerts and visited the Gettysberg cemetery. This was certainly a wonderful experience and educational trip for .Tilmer and one never to be forgotten. They travelled approximately 22,000 miles. x Barberaig Has It Ups and Downs, O'Keefe Finds After Working Many Places Lakota Record: There's a say- Ing that "variety is the spice of life." Doubtless there Is no one in Lakota better qualified to verify the truth of the expression than Oran O'Keefe, well known barber here. For the past 34 years, "Orie" has deftly applied the razor and clipper to the jaws and cranlums of countless thousands of shaggy and bearded individuals who sought relief in his chair. But these 34 years have been colorful ones for this tonsorial artist, who by the way, is proud of the Irish in his name. In fact he 1ms attracted notoriety In newspapers who publicized him as the "Moving Barber". In this respect, O'Keefe has hung up something of a remarkable record. In a recent interview with the writer, Orrie recalled that he has owned or operated shops in at leadt 17 towns in Iowa. Starting as a "iatherer" In a shop here at Lakota in 1902, Orrie learned the trade and started out for himself in a shop at Rake. The shop at Lakota was then in tho building now occupied by Wm. Schultz and was owned by W. D. Balnbrldge. USED CARS 1936 Oldsmobile Touring sedan, new 1935 Ford V-8 Coach with trunk 1934 Plymouth Sedan 1934 Chevrolet panel delivery 1932 Chevrolet coach 1930 Chevrolet coach 1930 Ford Tudor New Dodges and Plymouths Authorized Dodge-Plymouth Service Washing, Creating, Wlllard Battery Service Algona Auto Market West of Court House Ready to Go We are ready to go into Fall and Winter with a complete outfit of new merchandise. All standard lines from the best factories in the United States. New with all the up-to-date styles. All sizes, all widths and plenty of them. We are especially proud of our $2.88 ladies ties' and wide straps. They are simply wonderful. Black, brown, green and Burgundie. Sizes 4 to 10, widths AAA to D. These are really hign class shoes and are generally retailed at $6.00. They are all made on new lasts and really do fit the feet. You will be delighted with a pair of these splendid slippers. You buy them at »2.98, but you can feel that you paid *5.00 for you have the aame shoes that other towns around are getting |8.00 for. We have other dress slippers at »14» and $2.48. Sport oxfords and ties at $146 and $8.48. All the latest shapes, some with the new square toes. If it is new, you will nnd it at Neville's Shoe Store ALGONA, IOWA From Rake, Orrie went in succession to Iowa Falls, Algona, Hartley. Buffalo Center, Story City, Algona, Gait, Belmond, Humboldt, Lakota, Ledyard and back to Lakota. One summer he yielded to a long cherished desire and larked around, working in shops at Forest City. Entherville, Mankato, Minn., Spirit Lake, Dunnell, Minn., and Kanawha. "The most famous person I ever worked on", Orrie related, "was Frank Gotsch, world's heavyweight wrestling champion. He and a party of his friends came into my shop at Algona one fall, while on n hunting trip. He was champion then, but I did not recognize him at first. He remarked after I had finished that I 'either had a darn Rood razor or I knew how to push It.' "I shaved several governors, including Kendall and Hammill ami one other many years ago right here in Lakota. 1921, 1922 and 1923 were the top years In the barber- Ing business. It was at Story City then, and I can remember that my own receipts from the shop often totalled $325 in one month. The money just flowed in during those days." Orrlo has now been In Lakota for 15 years -since coming here after his tour of other places. Coming in contact as he has with the "mill run" of the country's population, during the past 34 years, has given Orrie n whimsical and carefree philosophy, and a keen comprehension of the weaknesses and peculiarities of the people whom he serves. But the years have given him a generous heart and many friends. "But barbering isn't what it used to be", he observed, "no tips, anymore, no $3 jobs, less bobbed hair, longer waits between haircuts, all makes a difference In this business." Orrie also has a service station, just north of town where his wife and son have built up a very commendable business in the past year. Titonka Man Buys Homer General Store Titonka: L. B. Larsen purchased a general store and gasoline station at Homer, 12 miles southwest of Webster City, Thursday, where the Larsens will move the first of the week. The family moved to town in August, 1923, from their farm south of town. Mr. Larsen was engaged in the produce business for several years with Gilbert Nelson. Mr. Nelson sold out to Mr. Larsen and he continued until July when Mr. Mann rented the building on main street. Mr. and Mrs. Larsen were active members in the I. O. O. F. and Rebekah lodges and in the P. T. A. and Mrs. Larsen in the Methodist Ladies' Aid. All their friends wish them the best of luck in their new home. Bernice Winter Is Home For A Visit Lakota: Bernice Winter, who is a bookkeeper in a Chicago office, spent a week visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Winter. While she was here her sister, Mrs. Con Higgins and family, Wbitr.e- more, came to the Winter home to visit her. Frances Schroeder was also a dinner guest there. At the close of her visit, she and Frances Schroeder drove to Burt, where they were six o'clock dinner guests with the Floyd Koepkes and from there Frances took her to Algona, where she took a train for Chicago to resume her duties. 30 Towel* Donated By M. E. Aid, Lakota Lakota: The Methodist Aid entertained at the social meeting at the church, Wednesday afternoon with an attendance of 35. Mrs. Harry Mussumn had charge of entertainment and aa a. change of program planned a tea towel shower for use in the church kitchen. Thirty towels were donated and members and guests spent the afternoon hemming and embroidering the letters M. E. on the towels and visiting as they worked. Lunch was served by a committee with Mrs. A. T. Buckejs as chairman. P. T. A. Reception At Titonka For Officers, Teachers j Titonka: The Parent-Teacher reception was held Monday evening at the school house for the teachers. The program follows: installation of P. T. A. officers; welcome by the president, Rev. Faul; response for high and junior high, Supt. C. A. Hoon; response for the grades by grade principal, Mabel Tutton; Instrumental music selected; vocal solo, Bernice Wilson; vocal trio, Mrs. C. A. Hoon, Mrs. Carl F. Callies, and Mrs. R. C. Ball; tap dance by four girls, Betty Kokesh, Jackie Callies, Patricia Ball and Verdene Boyken; vocal selections, Emory Stewart, instructor of music in the school. At the conclusion of the program, lunch was served. Mrs. Bonncker Hostess Mrs. George Bonacker entertained the Tuesday afternoon bridge club last week. Mrs. L. B. Larsen won first prize, Mrs. Martin Bleicn, second, Mrs. Miller Nelson, low, and Mrs. H. A. French guest prize. Guests present were Mrs. C. A. Hoon, Mrs. Harry Beed, Mrs. M. S. Craven, Mrs. Homer Downs, Mrs. R. C. Ball, Mrs. H. I. Torgersen, Mrs. H. A. French. Members absent were Mrs. R. L. Krantz and Mrs. Will Boyken. In Serious Condition Word was received here Friday afternoon from Iowa City concerning Henry Klenk, who was a recent operative patient at the University hospital, that he was in a very serious condition. Mrs. Howard A. French entertained the Thursday luncheon and bridge club last week. Mrs. James Hansen and baby, Karen Kay, of Hutchins spent Friday afternoon visiting her mother, Mrs. Bertha Callies. Mrs. Marie Saathoff entertained relatives the past weel> Mrs. Herman Bruce, son and daughter, Morris, Minn., Mrs. Ollle Mannus and daughter from Lynden, Washington. They were also guests of other relatives in this vicinity. Larkln Hart, Wllllston, North Dakota, and daughter, Mrs. Ruth Hansen and baby of South Dakota, stayed over night with Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Petersen on their way to Detroit to purchase a travel car. Mr. Hart is a brother-in-law of Mrs. Petersen. Gerled News Miss Julia Onerheim went to Duncombe, Wednesday. Anna and Ruth Jones returned to their work In Mason City Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Finn spent Sunday at the Albert Frlets home In Elmore. Mrs. Nellie Friets and daughter, Marjorie visited Thursday in thu Finn home. Mrs. Glen Yahnke of Ledyard was a cnller on Gerled friends, on Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kelly and Delores Mayne were visitors at Fairmont Friday. The D. O. and Albert Friets families went to Sioux Rapids Sunday to visit Mrs. Carl Friets, who is critically ill. Mrs. Jennie Haugh and family, who were called here by the death of her mother, returned to Minneapolis Sunday. A miscellaneous shower was held for Mr. and Mrs. Howard Anderson at Shiloh church parlors at Elmore last Friday evening. A fine variety of gifts were received by the young couple. Rebekahs Entertain On 85th Anniversary Titonka: On Thursday evening the members of Uriel Rebekah lodge attended lodge at Burt in response to an Invitation to help in observing the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Rebekah degree. It was also neighbor night The Algona Rebekah lodge also attended. The following program was given: piano duet by the Misses Monson of Burt; a paper on the Founding of the Rebekah Degree by Mrs. J. F. Fisher, Titonka; a piano solo. Mrs. Elsie Rice, Algona; a short skit, "The Deaf Woman" by Edna Staley and Mrs. Arlene Macauley, Burt. A cafeteria lunch was served at the close of the program to 40 members. Those attending from Titonka: Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Miller, Mrs. Nelsina Hansen, Mrs. Carrie Bonacker. Mrs. Ray Hansen. J. F. Fisher, Mrs. Guy Bruns, Mrs. Chas. Cooper, Miss Mabel Tutton, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Petersen and Mrs. J. F. Fisher. Hebron Twp News Silo filling is about completed in this community for the season. Quite a few from this vicinity attended the Spencer fair last week. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Simser and family attended the Martin county fair at Fairmont last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Jordahl and family were Sunday dinner guests at the George Dohlman home. , Miss Betty Hauskin was an over night visitors with her friend, Betty Johnson last Wednesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Erick Malmenger and family of near Frost, spent last Sunday at the Adrian Hauskin home. Ledyard Frosh Enjoy Initiation, Which Makes News Ledyard: The sophomores had their usual good time Friday night by taking the freshmen through various stunts and duly initiating them. There are 26 freshmen this year, namely: Joe McDonald, Ronald Richardson, Lawrence Flynn, Gustav Lunning, Harm Drew, Duane Thompson, Edward Lloyd, Kathleen Reece, Ruth Haag, Audrey Corhus, Nadlne Hans, Edna Dontje, Harold Schwart, Pearl Lobb, Billy McDonald, Russell Cassem. Richard Berhow, Maynard Warner, LeRoy Estle, Kenneth Hassebrok, Ervln Junkermel- er, Arlene Corhus, Louise Zlelske, Margery Barnes, Mary Lee Olson. Evelyn Peterson, and Lucille Munyer. Amateur Winners The amateur contest winners for the past w,eek were: Gus Anderson, singing, Ledyard, first; Sir Kallcn, guitar and singing, Ellsworth, second; Hawbaker twins, boxing, third. The Rev. Peter Sturm was at Spencer on Tuesday. George Hagge and George Moulton were at Algona on Tuesday. Harry Bode, of Algona, called at the George Hagge home Wednesday. Mrs. Delia Smith of Lakota called on Mrs. L. W. Wlemer Saturday night. Lorenz Nltz has been suffering with an Infection in his hand the past week. The H. D. Maynes, Mr. and Mrs. Christy Hendrickson attended the Spencer fair Thursday. Wm. Green was ill Monday and Tuesday and his son, Reuben, attended to janitor duties at the school house. The faculty enjoyed a picnic supper nt Interlaken Tuesday evening and attended the movie, "Anthony Adverse" in the evening. The D. A. Links were at the Spencer fair several days. Mr. Link sells Avery threshing machines and has been giving demonstrations. Willis Dyer came home Tuesdny for a short visit before starting on his senior year at Iowa State University. He has been working there all summer. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Halvarson returned from Decorah Monday, bringing their son, Tilmer. home for a week's vacation. He is a junior at Luther college this fall. Read Th? Want Ad*—It Pays How To Make Farm Machinery Last Much Longer Than Usual There are two items of expense in operating 1 a farm that run into a lot of money eaeli year— 1st—Spring repairs to machines. 2nd—Replacement of old machines. All of the h'rst and most of the second of these two costs can be traced directly to rust, due to exposure to the weather. Statistics show that the average life of a protected machine is practically twice as long as the same machine left out in the open exposed to the weather. If you have records to show what you pay for repairs to and replacement of machines, you know it is a very large item in your annual costs. A Large Part of That Cost Can Be Saved by having a shed in which to store your machines. It doesn't need to cost much and will pay for itself quickly out of what it saves for you. The weather is at work now on any of your machines that are not under cover. Your shed should therefore be planned and built as quickly as possible to prevent further damage—damage that will cost you actual cash next spring as usual. Let us help you plan a shed to protect your out- h't. No charge or obligation in getting facts and figures. F. S. Norton & Son Algona Iowa Mrs. Joe Olson and Mrs. Adrian Hauskin assisted Mrs. Oscar Fran- dlc in cooking for silo fillers last Friday. Miss Marjorie Larson, who is employed at Chicago, was a week end visitor with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Lnrson. Guests at the Oscnr Frandle home Sunday were as follows: Mr. nnd Mrs. Paul Klipping of Forest City, Mrs. C. LcRrled and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Haveln.nd, Clifford Legrled and Doris Elfson of Thompson. The John Jordahl family and Max Kluth and family of Blue Rnrth. Christ Berg and family, Fritz Jordahl and family. Joe Kllng and family, Sidney Jordahl and family all spent Sunday sightseeing at West Bend. The Store That Value Built. . . Bricks are made of sweat—cities are built on hopes. And there's something more than mere profit to the healthy survival of a store. We want to grow with the esteem of our customers or not at all. This business will progress as long as it continues to give quality merchandise at moderate price, and courteous service with every purchase. Our merchandise bears the label of the most reputable makers. For five or fifty-five dollars you get the same measure of value. Value Suits and Overcoats 19.50 22.50 24.50 and 29.50 Zender & Caldwell Clothing and Shoes Algoua, Iowa Mrs. Otto Falk Buys Titonka Home Titonka: Mrs. Otto Falk purchased the L. B. Lnrsen home Wednesday. This was made possible by a very substantial gift from her father, B. F. Klclst of Rochester, Minn. who visited his daughter and family the first of last week. Possession was given at once and as soon »s the Larsen family move, Mrs. Falk and family will move In. ATTORNEYS AT LAW . J. Harrington J. D. Low* HARRINGTON ft LOWE Rooms 212-14 First Nat'l Bk. Bldg. ALGONA, IOWA J. L. BONAR ATTORNEY AT LAW Collections will receive prompt attention ALGONA. IOWA . a QUARTON H. W. MTLLKil ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Co. Savings Bk. Bldgr. Office Phone, 427 ALGONA, IOWA A. HUTCHISON DONALD C. HUTCHISON THEODORE C. HUTCHISON ATTORNEYS AT LAW Qulnby Bldg. Phone 351 E. J. VAN NESS-0. W. STILLMAM LAWYERS Office over Iowa State Bank Phone 213-W Algona, Iowa Gaylord D. Shumway Edw. D. Kelly SHUMWAY & KELLY ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Qulnby & Krause Bldg. Algona, Iowa Phone M L. A. WINKEL ATTORNEY AT LAW Office in Quinby Bldg. Phone 180 ALGONA, IOWA E. G McMAHON ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Quinby & Krause Bldg. Algona, Iowa Phone 139 HIRAM B. WHITE ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bank Phone 206 P. A. DANSON ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bank Bldg. Office Phone 460-J Re*, 818 ALGONA, IOWA J. W. Sullivan (dec'd) S. E. McMahon L. E. Llnnan SULLIVAN, M'MAIION A LINNAW ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Kossuth Mut. Ins. Bldg. ALGONA, IOWA CARROL A. WANDER , ATTORNEY AT LAW Over Postofflce Phone 68 PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS J. N. KENEFICK ) PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Office formerly occupied by Dr. A. L. Rlst over Rexall Drug Store Office Phone 300 Res. Phone S34h ALGONA, IOWA C. H. CRETZMEYER, M. D. . SURGEON & PHYSICIAN ] Office John Galbralth Bldg. 1M-910 i MELVIN O. BOURNE PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Office over Post Office Bldg. Phones—Office 107 Res. 1M DR. C. C. SHIERK Chiropodist—Podiatrist FOOT SPECIALIST Over Chrlsterisen's Store Phone 250 Algon* OSTEOPATHS DR. a W. MEYER Oateopathic Physician General Practice Special attention given to non- surgical treatment of rectal diseases, varicose veins and rupture. General Hospital Phone 187 DENTISTS DR. H. M. OIJSON DENTIST Gas, Novocuine used for extraction Located over Chrlstensen store Phone, Business 166, Residence 781 ALGONA, IOWA DR. C. D. SCHAAF DENTIST Qulnby Bldg. Phone 181 Res. Phone 174 Aigona, low* GEO. D. WALRATH, D. D. S. GENERAL DENTISTRY Office in Postoffice Block Phone 20 Algona, Iowa VETERINARIANS FOX ft WINKEL Dr. L. W. Fox Dr. J. B. Winkel Office 320 West State Street Office Pho»e 475-W Reg. 475-R ALGONA. IOWA Typewriter Paper We have just received a large shipment of ream packages (500 sheets) which sell for 60c for 500 sheets This is a good grade bond paper and will make an excellent school paper. The Algooa Upper Des Moines

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