The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 8, 1936 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 8, 1936
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The Algona Tipper Des Moines, Algona, A. C. BERNHARDTS, BDRT, MARRIED 25 YEARS, HONORED ON OCCASION Mock Wedding Put On by Young People At Festivities Burt: Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Bernhardt were surprised last week on Monday evening by having a group of their neighbors come to tHeir home to help them celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. A mock wedding was staged by the young people of the crowd, Marion Bernhardt, acting as bride; Roland Dettman, bridegroom; Ellen Saatoff, bridesmaid; Wesley Bernhardt, best man; Mrs. George Crawford and Bernice Saatoff, flower girls; Roger Chaffee, ring bearer; and Har old Hobson, minister. Various games were played and lunch was served. Mr. and Mrs. Bernhardt were presented with half a dozen silver spoons. Woman's Club Meeting The Woman's club met a week ago Monday evening with Mrs. M. M. Chipman, Mrs. W. W. Boettcher being assistant hostess. An appeal for aid from the Iowa Children': Home at Des Moines was read and tile club voted to send five dollars to this institution. The members responded to roll call with words commonly misspelled in which the members manifested considerable interest. The program continued the study of "The Next Hundred Years," a book by Furnas. The subject of Engineering was ably covered in papers read by Mrs. Condlt Bowie and Mrs. G. J. F. Vogel. Mrs. Enos Wrede is the next hostess. New Club Here Has Scratching Good Gatherings fewest innovations among Algona organizations, service clubs, aids and what-nots-for- getting-together is the S. F. E. C. & F. Bernice Harrington told us about it The initials mean the "Society for Eradication of Cats and Fleas." So far as is known, the Algona chapter is the charter unit. "Jiggs" Harrington is the president, and Toto" White is the vice president in charge of operations. "Hans" Shierk is secretary-treasurer (we have been informed that Hans has been reported missing—perhaps absconded with the treasury). On the board of directors are "Blacky" Chrischilles, "Nipper" Rice, "Toby" Williams, "Spotty" Weaver, "Waggles" Lusby, "Paddy" Haggard, and "Spotty" Sorenscn. The initiation fee, they "tell us, is one bone (delivered to an officer). Eat Xmas Meal Outside? Sure, In New Zealand How would you like to eat your Christmas dinner on an outside veranda, under an open sky with birds singing merrily, and a garden of flowers for a background? That will be exactly what Helen Lilley, a cousin of Mrs. R. A. Ev- ans of Algona, will do Christmas Day. Miss Lilley is a teacher at Stratford, New Zealand, way down on the under side of the globe, and Mrs. Evans received her annual Christmas letter this week. The letter is mailed every year, some time in November, so that it reaches here in time for Christmas. It takes a month for mail to reach the United States, and boats are two weeks apart. As yet, no regular airplane service has ben inaugurated to speed the mail travel up. In addition, Miss lalley sent copy of the annual Christinas ESd- tion of the local paper, a beautiful piece of typography and printing excellence, profusely illustrated with many-colored, pictures, and much more of a- plcture-magaztaa than a newspaper from a United States viewpoint A Christmas Gift for the whole* family—The very finest Radio Value we ever offered. 11-tube A. C. with the newest features, $49.96. On our Budget Plan, $L25 a week. —Gamble Stores. •** Band Mothers Meet A Band Mothers club was organized at a meeting held at the school house last week Monday evening. Mrs. G. P. Hawcott was elected president. The purpose of the club is to sponsor various projects for raising money for the use of the band. It is desired to raise enough funds for the purchase of uniforms. Burt Has 631 . ; According to a recent census taken by the Burt Community Club, Burt has increased almost ten per cent in population since 1930. At that time Burt had a population of 580, while according to the recent count, it now has 634. 'Mrs. J. H. Graham entertained the sewing circle Thursday afternoon. Mrs. George Boevers, Algona, spent Tuesday evening with her friend, Mrs. Al Staehle. Mr. and Mrs. D. L. McDonald and Mrs. W. T. Peters spent Wednesday and Thursday in Des Moines. ; Bertha Daniels visited her aunt Mrs. Fannie Cunningham, Wednesday, who recently fell and broke her hip. The Ora OUoms returned to their home last week Monday after spending a few days at the James Ollom home. The basketball team will play its first game Friday evening at Seneca. The wrestling team will meet Algona the same evening. The Rev. and Mrs. Joseph Doms, Mrs. P. F. Kriethe and daughter, Eugenia and Mrs. Al Staehle were Des Moines visitors Saturday. , Norman Sanderson is working in the Herald office at Swea City. He recently completed a course in linotype operating at Charles City. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Schroeder left Saturday for Atchinson, Kansas, where they are visiting their daughter, Mrs. Charles Kenning. Mrs. Olaf Olson and daughter, Barbara, Elmore, Minny, visited from Thursday to Sunday with Mrs. Olson's mother, Mrs. Anna Toebben. Will Toebben returned to Chicago Friday after spending a few days here with his mother. Walter Bunkofske returned to Chicago with him. The Lutheran Aid had an all day meeting in the church basement on Thursday. The members spent the day in quilting and had a covered dish luncheon at noon. •The first P. T. A. meeting of the school year will be held in the school auditorium Thursday evening, Dec. 10. Students of the school will present a Christmas program. Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Hawcott had about two hundred friends gather at their home last week Monday evening for charivari j>arty. The guests were served ice cream by the newlywcds. Barbara Thompson, who is at the University hospital at Iowa City, was twelve years old Thursday, and she was given a shower of greetings and other gifts by her many friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Thompson spent Saturday and Sunday with their daughter, Barbara, who is in the University hospital at Iowa City. They also visited Mr. Thompsons' mother and sister at Grinnell. E. M. Toothmnn and daughter, Evelyn, went to Iowa City Tuesday to see Mr. Toothman's daughter, Mrs. Stanley Engelson, who was ill in the University hospital following a spinal operation. She died that evening. The Fidelis class of the Methodist Sunday School will have a party Friday evening, Dec. 11, at the Rev. G. W. Wessel home. The husbands of the members will be the guests. Mrs. L. E. Roetman is the teacher of the class. Mrs. Maude Hanna and Mrs. R. F. Elvidge were Fort Dodge visitors Thursday. They called on their nephew, Malcolm Nelson, who is to leave Sunday for Hagerstown Maryland, where he has a position with the Washington Post. Selina Clifton, who is employed in a closed bank at Sheffield, came home Tuesday evening for a few days visit and to assist in the care of her aunt, Mrs. Annie Hawcott, who has been confined to her bed by illness the past week or two. Hospital News Kossuth Hospital Thursday, November 26 — Mrs. Sidney John of Burt gave birth to twin girls. Saturday. November 28— George Price of Wesley entered as n medical patient. He is critically ill. Monday, November 30 — Wilbur Dailey of St. Benedict, major operation. General Hospital Sunday, November 27—Mrs. Wm. Champion of Irvington gave birth to a baby boy. Mrs. Bill Finn, living in Algona. entertained at a shower in honor of Mrs. Donald Cook of Algona Thursday, Dec. 3. She was assisted by Mrs. Jens Sorensen and Mrs. Keith Strayer. Twenty ladies were present. Mesdames Albert and Ben Buttefield and Mrs. Ben Gould of Union were guests. Dainty refreshments were served. Santa Claus has gone streamline. Bring your children to see the newest in Toy Automobiles, Tricycles, and Scooters. Tricycles $1.89 and up. Automobiles $5.95 and up. Hundreds of other Toys to choose from. —Gamble Stores. 49 Threw themselves to the sharks; so their comrades could live. The amazing adventures of 13 convicts who fled Devil's Island. In The American Weekly, the magazine distributed with Next Sunday's Chicago Herald and Examiner. If or Loiter; Living Room Suites ssSSsr::*»:S~2 Specially Priced For Christmas Make Your Home More Merry With one of our modern, new Living Room Suites—Many beautiful combinations at our store. NEW MANTLE LAMPS Just unpacked for Xmas Shoppers SMOKERS in all styles $1.50 to $12.50 v 1 - TABLE, BRIDGE, JUNIOR LAMPS $1.25 and up A STORE FULL OF BEAUTIFUL GIFT ITEMS THAT WILL LAST AT END TABLES Are Lovely Drifts F O S T E R'S Furniture Co.

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