The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 8, 1936 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 8, 1936
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Dec. 8,1936 Car in Collusion West of Emmetslsurg, But feody Hurt I»r. and ifcs. JR. M. Minkel came dose to disaster Sunday night, Nov. 29. at 1:30 o'clock when their •car was struck !>y a car driven *y IS. 'C. Knutsen of Cylinder, eight Smiles west of EmmetsburK on road as. •Slie Minkels were returning *»m Spencer. Shortly before the jimpact Knutsen suddenly swerved into tfie .path <of the Minkel car. Dr. Sffiakel -was unable to dodge and tfte lenders and running board on one side at his cor were torn and jbent Dr. Minkel, however, managed 4o «tay on the road by turu- ing and twisting his steering wheel. With Knatsen were two other Sprang men. 1Sie*rlo ranged from '.'SB'/to 20 years <ot «ge. Their -car (belonged to O. M. knutsen of Cyl-1 inder, father of the driver. Dr. Minkel accompanied the three young men to Emmetsburg and -called the night 'officer. Young Knutsen admitted he was to blame, After getting some temporary re- j&irs >on their car, the Minkels returned to Swea <2ty. LU VERNE NEWS Hlhieves Tackle 3 Ringsted And - Fenton Places Thieves -entered three business places to Fenton and Rigsted early "Tuesday morning and escaped With about $30 in cash and stamps from three firms. The office building of the Farm- «erts Elevator company in Fenton, one of the three firms robbed, yielded only a dime in change and a dollar in stamps to the burglars. The safe in the office had not been tampered -with and a check, up re- •vealed no further losses. The other two robberies, probab-: ly *he work «f the same gang, •occurred an Singsted at the Co- sOperative Grain & Produce Company and the Chicago & Northwestern Railway company -depot Tfee Ringsted elevator office is believed to have oeen the first place ' •entered in that town. Tlie robbers! ransacked the tfll and a steel filing: j case, but 'Obtained nothing. ' "They next went to the depot, ob-1 taining entrance through a window, and at that place made their biggest haul of the night Unable to get it open in any other way, the burglars proceeded to blow the safe, taking with them between '$20 and $30 in cash, which had been placed inside. According to a news story in a daily paper the robbers dropped three dollars on the floor in their hurry to escape. No attempt was made to enter the depot at Fenton. Textile industry Experiences Rush New York, N.—The textile industry is in the midst of the biggest rush it has -experienced since before the depression. A survey shows prices are skyrocketing and orders are being received at such a rate they cannot be tilled for several months. Virtually all mills have been operating at capacity speed since early summer. Some are so fer behind they are refusing further orders. Leaders of the industry say the increased demand is caused principally by depleted stocks, greater huytng power of the consumers and the prospect of higher prices. The result, they predicted, would be increased retail prices. SEXTON HEWS Carl Neuman .came to the Otto Neuman home for a few days' •visit last Wednesday. Mrs. OrsOIe Hedrick spent Sunday-and Monday at the home of %er parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Sffffy life, ^Carl Neuman and his sister, Mrs. wra. Brockman started for Mascon, Mb., Sunday, where Mr. Neu- snan win spend She -winter at his ter'-s home: j^ ifc. wind Ifes. Otto Neuman, Mis. ; ;:; : wSF?a- Brockman -and Carl Neuman «» Haianfcsgiving dinner guests :'-«t:.pie OrviUe Hedrick home. Mrs ri^^kman Js ,ja sister «f CaU and Leslie'and Lois Cameron, Storm Lake, were guests of Anna. Murray Friday and Saturday. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Guy Saturday. The Henry Pergandes spent the week-end at. Chicago with Mrs. Pergande's mother, Mrs. Minnie Lottman. Mrs. Wilson Legler and Ray went to Omaha last week Wednesday for a few days with a sistsr of Mrs. Legler. They were joined at Ames by Earl Legler, who attends school at Cedar Palls. The John Bockes family and Mrs. Nettie Huff attended a birthday party for Mrs. Hanna Johnson. Webster City, last week Thursday •evening. The Good Will club will have its annual oyster supper for families at the city hall this week Friday evening. The Arthur Carlsons, Cowrie, were at the parental Emil Anderson's last week. Grant Jennings Jr. returned to his school work at Buena Vista college Sunday after a visit at home. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Boyle brought Mrs. Harry Von Draska home Sunday. She had spent the holiday with them at Fort Dodge. Phyllis Irene Lichty left Monday for Chicago to attend a business college. Ruth Lichty is employed in an office in a Chicago screw factory, and her uncle, F. G. Hagist, and Orbin Hagist work in the same factory. Lillie Wolf and Florence Hintz spent last week with friends at Des Moines. The Rev. Victor Kollman, Royal, his family, and the J. L. Eustaces, Clear Lake, were Thanksgiving guests at Fred Schneider's. Mrs. Austin Burtis and Betty spent the week-end at Webster City. Archie Green, Forest City, is in charge of the Thompson lumberyard for the present. Phyllis Hedrick is having the mumps. The John and Percy Brinks and the William Lees, Alberta, Minn., ate family dinner with their moth- er, Mrs. Josie Brink, at Mrs George Stoddard's, Renwick, Friday. Dinner guests at George Merkle's Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Merkle, Winifred Kennlyn, Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. John Zunke. Olive, S. D.. the Walter Heftis and Wilma Me-rkle. Fort Dodge, and the Fred Merkles and the Henry Martys. The Harry Walters and/ Mrs. Clara Walter, Boxhnlm, were Sunday guests at the Rev. E. R. Walter's. Nellie Walter, who had been here three weeks, returned to her home at Boxholm with the visitors. Special services conducted at the Evangelical church two weeks came to a close Sunday evening. Some 20 persons did not fail to attend every service. WHEE! Just what I wanted, a Snow Suit $5 Tou may be sure that any youngster lucky enough to get one of our snow suits will utter the above. As many styles as there are needles on a Christmas tree. Sizes 2 to 6. Shirley Temple Snow Suits ? to 11 $7.50 ft- QffiscliUes&Herbst } CHILDREN'S WEAR Kossuth Quarter Section, $17,000 Omaha, Neb. (Special): The Federal Land bank announced the sale of a quarter-section in Kossuth county to J. J. Theesfield, farmer near Ringsted, for $17.000. The farm is located 1% miles west and four miles north of Swea City. , Purchase was made through C. S. Burke of Omaha, fieldman for the land bank, and H. L. Barringer, secretary-treasurer of the Ehi- metsburg National Farm Loan association. Commenting on the sale, Charles McCumsey, president of the land bank, said the bank is making good progress in its efforts to return to private owners the farms that came into its hands during depression years. In the first ten months this year, he reported, the bank sold 417 farms and ranches in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Smart LUGGAGE for Christinas Giving 50 A grand and glorious treat to amateur travelers . . . and a delight to your more seasoned friends who are always on the go. Selection includes dressing cases, tourists cases and week-end bags. Chrischilles&Herbst DELATROUTMAN HOSTESS, DEC. 17, OF UNION M.&D. Union: The Mothers and Daughters club will meet December 17th at the home of Delia Troutman in Algona with Cora Bacon as assisting hostess. There will be an exchange of gifts'and a silver offering taken up for the orphans, also any clothing or anything which might be of use for the needy. A paper, "Foreign Christmas Customs" will be given by Veda McArthur. Roll call will be answered by Christmas .quotations. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Mertz were dinner guests recently of Mr. and Mrs. B6b Harvey. Mrs. Mertz was formerly DrusiUa Caughlin. Harry Jenkinson of Iowa City has been spending the past week with relatives here during the trial of the Jenkinson estate court case. Mrs.. Alfred Jergenson, Mrs. Presley Sarchett and Miss Cloye Zentner visited Mrs. Mary Keefe Thursday afternoon, who is confined to her bed from a fall down the basement stairs. Mr. and Mrs.. Henry Kellon moved from the Alfred Schenck tenant house to the Nick Krieps farm east of Algona on the McGregor street road. He will work for Mr. Krieps the coming year. Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Will entertained at four tables of five hundred last Thursday evening. High prize was won by Nick Krieps, low by LeRoy Stoffel and travel by Martha Krieps. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Kohl and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace McArthur drove to the W. C. Nelson home in Grant township last Tuesday evening to visit Mrs. Nelson who had just returned home from. Rochester, where she had been receiving treatment. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Keefe, daughter Patty and Mrs. Garmer Ewen of Winnebago, Minn., were called here last Tuesday by the illness of Mrs. Mary Keefe. Another daughter, Mrs. John Scholtes of Bancroft spent a couple of days Santa's On The Job In Our Baby Department For All Those New Babies Come to This Store for Useful and Unusual GIFTS We "box" all infants' gift items in an attractive package. There are literally hundreds of individual items in our infants' department which show the careful choice of an experienced buyer. Our infants' scctiofy is filled with "unusual" and JSilA hard to find items. When you buy a gift in our infants' department you buy 'quality 1 —that intangible 'something 1 that makes your remembrance one of lasting joy.

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