The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 13, 1936 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 13, 1936
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Oct. 13,1936 Clay Cough Drops For That Cough Sold at all dealers. Distributed by '. Kennedy & Parsons Co. Algona, Iowa. tEWRL CHddings Home Scene of Gathering in Honor of Amesburys Twenty years News Stunning The Methodist W. F. M. S. gave farewell party for Mrs. John mestrory last week Wednesday at Jie home of the president, Mrs. Milton Giddings, the hostess having rranged an excellent program of ames and entertainment Piano olos were contributed by Mrs. ohn Mulllns and Mrs. Elmer Glawe, a reading given by Mrs. Theron Hansen, and a musical eading by Mrs. Carl Hansen. Mrs. >awrence Hansen and Mrs. Milton Giddings sang a duet, accompanied by Mrs. Hansen on the guitar Guessing games occupied some time and created much merriment rhe crowning point of mirth was reached in a contest In which players chose sides to compete in rap dly putting a case on a pillow passing it from hand to hand. The side finishing first was winner, a pillow and pillowslip having been furnished for each side. Refresh merits to which various member had contributed were served by th hostess, assisted by Mrs. Raymond Hansen and others. Mrs. Amesbury was presented a gift. Portland Twp. | aoaxxxtasx The Komuth County Annual Teachers' Institute had been held at the Algona high school under the management of Supt. Wm. Shirley, and had been a success. About 300 had attended. Paul E. Voelker. head of the extension department of the University of Wisconsin had spoken on "Wheels of he Head" and "Joan of Arc. Dr. Sylvester of the State university had given talks on abnormal and subnormal children, and the diseases common to 'school children. Prof. John Stout had given Inspirational talks on the teaching profession. Miss Wallace had given demonstrations of her primftry classes. The teachers had all felt repaid and had entered thoir schools with enthusiasm. • • * An extra freight train on the Milwaukee road going west had had a bad wreck just west of the city between the Hall street crossing and the river bridge. The track had been badly torn up and cars had been thrown down the embankment, which is twelve feet high at that point. The cause was unknown, probably a loose or On Finning Trip Harold Bunkofske, Morris Thompson, LnVerne, and Forrest Rlke, Granada, Minn., went to Basswood Lake, In northern Minnesota, Wednesday for a weeks fishing trip. Eddlfi Stewart Here Eddie Stewart, Cedar Falls, spent the week end at home. He Is « junior at the Iowa State Teacher s College. Arthur Klocke, Algona, is visiting at the Del Fitch home. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Stewart were Algona callers last week Saturday Mrs. Herman Bunkofske, Harold and Leola spent Tuesday at Fairmont Thelma Putz. Hurt, is visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Her man Putz. Cecil Roehl, Swea City, is work ing In the potato field for R. S McWhorter. Howard Clarke spent last Sun day with the George Johnsons, eas of Irvington. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Jandl, An thony and Elda, were Mason Clt callers The Helping Hand club met on Vednesday afternoon at the home f Mrs. S. M. Peterson. George Patterson went to St. 'aul on a business trip Monday morning, returning the same day. Mr. and Mrs. Rosenthlel and the atter's two brothers, Algona, vls- ted Monday afternoon at the Del 'itch home. Mr. and Mrs. J. G. McDonald and Mrs. Maude Hanna, Hurt, were dln- ler guests last Sunday at the Ross Elvidge home. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Anderson, ew Rlchland, Iowa, visited Monday at the Herman Putz home. rtrs. Anderson and Mrs. Putz are Fisters. FARM LOANS 5 to 21 Years No Commission to Pay Liberal Options 4 Edw. Capesius Algona, Iowa Office New Heise Bldg. Phone 390 39-tf LUMBER FOR SALE! ^^i^s^^ss^ssMMHHHHII^BHHHHBHMBflHBHMBBMi ••^••••iss^^^"^^^^^^^™™^^" A* we arc dismantling the M. & St. L. bridges between Rembrandt and Spencer, we have at the present time various dimensions of bridge timbers and have 10 million, 500 thousand feet of lumber for sale. IMMBBMBI^M**"'''*^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Ft. Dodge Iron & Metal Co. See or write J. M. Norton, Sioux Rapids, la. brightened with russet calf for stimulating contrast*., in an Empire sandal or a bow-trimmed pump... choose these or other new Paris Fashions in Brown... Burgundy and Black $ 3t» $ 4 Guaranteed by Good Housekeeping as advertised therein Shoes—Hosiery—Dresses KNOW YOUR KNITS to 40. All popular fall Mrs. Marion Paulson's Bible class of women met with Mrs. Wallace Donovan Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Guy M. Butts spent last week end with relatives at Mason City and Plymouth. The John Amesburys went to Fort Dodge, Friday .with the Elizabeth Amesbury family, Algona. Sue Brass left for her home at Des Moines last Thursday, having spent a few days with her sister, Mrs. J. T. Meurer. At the meeting of the Thursday c!ub at the home of Mrs. L. L. Lease last week, Mrs. Frank Kouba, Jr., won high, and Mrs. Julius Kunz, travel prize. The C. D. of A. bazaar and supper at the lodge hall last week Wednesday was very largely attended. Bobby, little son of Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Kerrins, received door prize, and Mra. John Loebig, a set of dishes. Mrs. J. L. Haverly left last Thursday with her mother, Mrs. Matilda Johnson, for Denver, Colorado, where she will spend a week visiting her brothers, Norman and George Johnson, and sister, Mrs. Forrest Putney. Mrs. Johnson will spend the winter in Colorado. Mr. and Mrs. John Amesbury will leave some time this week for Nora Springs, where they will reside while looking about for a new location. Mr. Amesbury sold out in August, after many years in the hardware business here. The Ames bury* will store their goods here. Grace, daughter of Mr. and Mr* Frank Johnson, and Stanley, so of Mr. and Mrs. Carson Simpson were married at 11:30 Wednesday. October 7, at the Baptist church In Brltt, the Rev. Rust, Baptist mln- ieter from Corwith. officiating. The bride's sister. Mrs. Arthur Larson, Wesley, and her husband were witnesses. The bridal party was served dinner in Britt, and Mr. and Mrs. Simpson left on n trip to Ottumwa, where they were to visit relatives. The Ammon Lease family, Ammon's mother, Mrs. Susan Lease, and his sister, Mrs. «Ed J. Studer, Corwith, started a trip Sunday morning, to be gone a week or ten days. They will visit the senior Mrs. Lease's relatives at Nachusa, 111., and Battle Creek, Mich., also her sister at Lansing, Mich., and Mrs. Ammon Leases's sliter, Lola Burrell, at Grand Rapids. Mrs. Susan Lease's daughter, Mrs. Rufus Johnson, is in Battle Creek, and the visitors will spend the greater part of their time with her. The Legion Auxiliary met last Thursday evening. The Auxiliary reached its quota of 33 new members and three of these were new in the additional sense of never having belonged before. A Hallowe'en party for Auxiliary members and their husbands and Legion members and their wives will be given October 22. This is to raise funds for the Auxiliary and also to collect articles to be sent to the hospital at Knoxvllle and used there as prizes at the annual Hallowe'en party given the hospital's inmates. A sewing party will be held at the home of Mrs. Frank Kouba, Jr., the last Friday In the month, with Mrs. Halvor Flom, Sr., and Mrs. J. P. Studer as assistant hostesses. A group of members attended the county meeting Tuesday afternoon at which the Algona Auxiliary was hostess. Wcta UJir\in-»T»"» f» w-™ —-,/ — - broken brake beam, caused one of the middle cars to jump the track. The cars had been loaded with coal and were badly damaged. Fortunately no one had been Injured. • • • A deep mystery and a load of sorrow had been lifted from the minds and hearts of the Joseph Raney family when they had received word "from George Raney, who had been given up for dead for many years. He had gone to California about ten years previous to make his fortune in the west. No other explanation had been given for his failure to write home other than he had neglected to do so. He was well, hippy, married, and wanted home news. ^^ RING the BELL 1 Flans had been made for "Gravel Week", and an organized erort to gravel aa much road as possible The plan had been to get all the farmers along the various roads to come out and work along their respective roads with the business men and haul and put down gray- el. It was thought that within our days a great number of roads would be graveled, that had here- ofore been impassable in rainy weather. Some of the gravel was o be hauled from the local coun- y pits, and the rest was to be mrchased, Archie Dodds had been arrested and at a hearing had been boutid over to the grand jury under a (500 bond. He had been charged with stealing robes and a tire from a car while attending a dance near Fenton. Constable C. C. Wright had made the arrest, and had found the stolen goods at the homo of Archie's mother. He had had the tire on hks car and the robe in the house. Hie Algona merchant* who ar always strMrttr to do thta«»^^ better were cooperating to hold the first thing of its kind ev«r staged in this community—Suburban Day. On this day each merchant was to have advertised one standard article besides his regular standardized goods, and arrangements had been made so that no two would advertise the same thing. P. H. Hargre«ves had named his farm adjoining Hobarton, "Village Side Farm." John Lantuth had arrived home from a collection trip which had taken him to La Cross, Wisconsin. Fulton, Illinois, Clinton, Cedar Rapids, and Waterloo, Iowa, and other places. Mr. Lamuth had worked up a profitable business for his threshermen's web clip and the device was handled by many implement dealers and Jobbers. Little June Adele Overmeyer had been ill and had undergone an operation for the removal of her tonsils and adenoids. No matter how poor a m ark.m.n you a^you can not mi .. hitting a bargain at You will find a whole flock of bargamTYe.^ range. You a,e .are to win. Peters City Club— the best $6.00 oxford anywhere. Our price— $3.95 Ladies' 100% combed yarn hose, two pairs for— P et e rs Diamond Brand work shoes, double retan uppers, with A grade leather sole at— $2.35 Men's 2 - buckle rubbers, real quality, all sizes, at— ST.Z5 Men's Sheep Lined Cordoroy Coats YOH actually saye »2.00 on each coat. You sure hit the bull's eye when yon buy one of these. $4.98 Nashua part-wool blankets, 70 by 80, large size— Men's suede shirts, the dollar kind, our price— Ladies' dress overshoes, snap fastener or zipper, at— They have aluminum heel plates inside the heel. County Attorney and Mrs. Shaeffer of New Hampton had driven over and had spent a day with Mra. Shaeffer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Paxson. Gus SJogren had gone to Chicago for a few days' visit as a guest of the Botavia people who had invited their dealers from all over Iowa to look over their plant and take stock of the conditions of the grocery trade. The Ire department had been called out, but the flre was out of the fire zone, and before the blaze had been extinguished had done considerable damage. Husking g 1 o v es and mitts, 12 oz. Peters and Indianapolis, at, a doz.— $1.47 Ladies' high OVERSHOES Slide fastener. Lots of wear. Boys' fur - collar storm coats, sizea 12 to 18 at— $1.98 Boys' high school pants with all the latest dodads, at— $1.25 Mrs. Sarah Wise's Daughter Victim of Stroke, Thur. Sexton: Mrs. Sarah Wise was called to the bedside of her daughter, Mrs. Ed Hammond, Swea City, Thursday. Mrs. Hammond suffered a stroke. Mrs. Drusie Noble, nurse, is at the Hammond home caring for her sister. A J. Martinek got a carload of cattle from the west last Wednes day. A number of people in this vie inity have been having a siege o the flu the past week. Mr and Mrs. A. L. Greenflel spent Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. A. D. Richards in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nearing attended the funeral of Mrs. Nearing's uncle, Fred Runge, at Algona on Wednesday. Burial was at Klemme. Mrs. Sarah Wise and her daughter, Mrs. Drusie Noble and Mrs. Henry Phillips, spent Wednesday at Woden, with Mrs. Noble's daugb- Ur Mrs. Martin Hinders and family. The P. T. A, met last Tuesday night at the schoolhouae. Following the business meeting, games were played and lunch was served. The meetings are held the first Tuesday in every month. HOUSE1 FOR SALE Men's union suits, winter weight, all sizes, at— Men'H boys' and youths' TENNIS SHOES Ladies' fur trimmed BEDROOM SLIPPERS Men'H 4 buckle drons OVERSHOES Zephyr weight $1.98 Suede LEATHER JACKETS Children's triple- flowed school oxfords, sizes 9 to big 2, at— Mens genuine Australian Kangaroo oxfords, welts and arch support, at— $2.98 Boys' SWEATER COATS AH sizes Gold stripe, full- fashioned pure silk $1.00 hose — our price— Women and girls' sport ties, sizes 4 to 8, Rock oak soles, at— $1.85 Gold Maid pure silk hose, ankle fashioned new colors, 3 pairs for—• $1.00 Children's school hose, extra value, sizes 6 to 9 »/o, at— The heirs are ready to sell the | former I. G. Dewel home on east \ Call street This is the pebble- dashed second house east from the northeast corner of the street in-1 tersection where cars going east or | west must stop. This house is modernly equipped. It has one full lot in » desirable section of town. There is » baxn-gsjrage in the rear, also » small garden space. The house has just been shingled, and the interior has been re papered throughout, with all the woodwork refinlsned. For the pupote of sale the property has been appraised by H. It Cowan, A. Hutchison, and M. P- Weaver. Their only Instruction wa« to disregard a price which might be got by waiting and name one at which &he place ought to *eU readily- The property will be sold at the appraised value with all taxes du« in 1936 paid, also insurance paid. W. C. Dewel E Boys' union suits, by H a n e s real quality, at— IQc The Hercules zip sweaters, nationally advertised at $1.75, our price— Our three lines of ladies' dress slippers at— $2.98 All si z e s , all widths, all colors, all the latest styles „.. new first quality standard goods cheaper than you can buy them anywhere else in the State of Iowa. Jimmie Neville Men's 16-in. high boots, with leather f'olea, all sizes, $3.69 Children's Uloves All colors at knit I 3 10c ALUONA, IOWA Urody's lull work shirts ^^^-^MjpM^pMMg

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