The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 8, 1936 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 8, 1936
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Dec. 8,1936 Card Party Given Friday by Emit Eitnerses, Seneca Seneca, Doc. 2—Mr. and Mrs. Emil Elmers entertained at a cart party Friday evening. Five hundred was played at eight tables, Mrs. Curtis Olsen and Glenn Paulsen winning high, and Mrs. Irvin Classen and Ole Oftedahl being low, while Tom St. John won a travel prize. The Classens, Olsens J. W. Bolligs, Sheldon Merrills, Carl Petersens, A. T. Paulsons Jens Petersens, Leonard Andersons, Clarence Metzgers, St. Johns, R. J. and J. W. Campbells, Mrs. O. R. Patterson, and the latter's family attended. Win Tiro Games, Lose One— The high school and junior basket ball teams met the Ringsted teams at Ringsted last week Thursday, and the local junior team defeated Ringsted 17-3, and the Seneca girls also won, 24-23, but the Seneca boys suffered their first defeat this season by a score of 18-15. Party for College fiirl— The Frank Loofts, the Ambrose Lentsches the Arthur Johnsons, and Johnson Bros, gave- a party for Joyce Bassett at her home Friday evening. Other Seneca News. The Carl Petersens spent Thankgiving at Anton Dahl's, Ringsted. Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Bassett were Sunday afternoon guests at A. T. Paulsen's. Mrs. J. J. Drin- nari and Ralph were dinner guests at Louis Cast's the same day. Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Growley, O. R. Patterson, daughter Helen, Maxine Bollig. and Mrs. James Doocy spent Friday and Saturday at Iowa City. The Clem Dotsons and Mr. and Mrs. Woodbeck got home Sunday from a week with relatives <it Bloomington, III. Joyce Bassett, attending Buena Vista college at Storm Lake, spent last week-end at the parental F. W. Bassett's. Ruby Paulsen came home Sunday evening from a several days visit with relatives at 1 Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hoeck were business callors at Le Mars and Des Moines last week Wednesday. Portland The Rev. and Mrs. Joseph Doms, Burt, were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Ringsdorf, and the Leo Braytons called in the afternoon. Guests of the Sen. Geo. \V. Pattersons last week Thursday, Friday, and Saturday were Mr. and Mrs. Philip Lyng, thoir son. Mrs. E. Stenrud, and Mrs. I. H. Erb and her children, all of Lake Mills. Thelma Bristow visited Friday and Saturday with a friend, Laura Boettche-r, Fenton. The Albert Bunkofskes called Saturday afternoon at George Dettman's, Algona. The Howard Clarkes spent Sunday at Ringsted with Mr. and Mrs. Potter. Homer Bristow visited his uncle, Carl Seip, at Irvington from last week Thursday till Saturday. Howard Bunkofske spent Sunday with Forrest Rike, who lives near East Chain, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Stewart visited from last week Wednesday till Saturday with the- latter's sister, Mrs. Clyde Guertin. Sibley. Mr. and Mrs. William Stewart stayed at the farm. Eugene Shipler was seriously sick with bronchitis last week, but is now improving. The Victor Applegates ate. Thanksgiving dinner at Mrs. L. E. Potter's, Algona. Clarence Lohse spent Sunday with his sister, Mrs. August Robinson, Swea City. Mrs. Charles Leek, Teeney Leek, Gus Richter, and Lorraine Lohse called last week Thursday evening at Victor Applegate's. Mrs. Albert Bunkofsko and her daughter Leola spent Sunday afternoon with the William Bunkof- skes, Swea City. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Stewart spent the evening at D. M. Stewart's. The Victor Applegates and Mrs. Elmer Potter visited from Friday till Sunday with the latter's sister, Mrs. A. E. Spear, Sherburn, Minn., and Ralph Spear came here with them to visit the Applegates. Robert Fraser stayed at the farm during the absence of the Applegates. BAUM NOT TO CONTEST Supervisor W. F. Barnn ot Lakota announced in Algona early lost week he would not contest the •election of P. J. Heiken of Swea City in the fifth supervisor district... The official canvass by the board of supervisors showed Heiken's majority was 22. Supervisor Baum's term does not expire till January 1, 1938. Trucker Is Fined Clyde Buttrell, Des Moines. was fined $3 and $3 costs in H. B. White's justice court, Saturday morning, on a charge of speeding with a truck. Patrolman J. C. West filed the charges. Portland Twp. Mr. and Mrs. R. S, McWhorter and family spent Thanksgiving day with Mrs. McWhorter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert McCorkle of Algona. Will Davis, who has been visiting in Wisconsin and North Dakota, this summer, was calling on old friends in this vicinity last week. Mr. and Mrs. Garnie Hood and family, Mr. and Mrs. Collicott went to Des Moines Thursday to visit a couple of days with Mr. and Mrs Orville Clark. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Larsen, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nelson, Waterloo, spent Thanksgiving with the S. M. Petersons. The George Larsens were also there. Herman Putz held a closing: out sale Wednesday. He plans to move to Burt in the near future. His son, Raney Putz, near Truman, Minn., will move on the home place in the spring. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Seip and two daughters, Irvington, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ewoldt, Algona, called Monday evening at the Clyde Bristow home, the occasion being Mr. Bristow's birthday. SWEA CITY NEWS Head The Want Ads—It Pays. Mr. and Mrs. George Bienz of Ft Dodge and Miss Carol Cruikshank of Humboldt were Thanksgiving day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hansen. The two ladies are sisters and Miss Cruikshank is their niece. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Seylar and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Seylar, Mrs. Clara Carter, and Arlotte Skromme, all of Swea City, and Marvel Drew of Ledyard were Thanksgiving day guests at the Arlowe Carter home in Fairmont, Minn. Mis.s June Thomson left Wednesday evening for several days' visit which will take her to Iowa City and Muscatine. At Iowa City she will visit Grace McDowell and at Muscatine with her sister, Kathryn Thomsen. Helen JTcAdams is looking after the beauty shop during her absence. Miss Alma Watson returned to her home in Forest City after spending several days with her sister, Mrs. George Nelson, who has taught in the Waterloo schools a number of years, and has now taken a leave of absence and plans on spending the winter in Arizona for her health. Twenty Years News Al Falkcnhainer had gone to Sioux City to attend a big banquet given by governor-elect Harding. L. J. Dickinson had expected to attend, but had been kept at home by the indisposition of Mrs. Dickinson. * * * 3Hss Ivadel Caughlin was to bold a basket social at her school in Weber district, east of Irvington. The public was invited. * * # The blacksmiths of Kossuth county had met at Burt and had formed an organization for their interests and protection. They were not affiliated with a union, and would not force an excessive price for their work. CLEAR LAKE HIGH school has been added to the North Central athletic conference, of which Algona is a member. The Clear Lake teams are too late to participate in the coming basketball schedule, or next year's football schedule, both of which have already been made, but from that point on, will become worthy rivals of all conference members. The conference now has eight schools. CABOLINE HOFBAUEB, assistant in the office of Dr. H. H. Murray of Lakota, and Sanford Knutson of Swea City, were married' recently. The groom manages a hatchery. YOUR CHRISTMAS! ~— STORE — Your Christinas store is again ready to erve you economically and well for Ch istmas gifts. Hundreds of gifts have already arrived and are ready for your selection. It is smart this year to do your Christmas buying early You gel the choice of all that is best here at James 7 and at prices that will please you. tta»3?»5jSrtra«gfrgatcg^ Pen Sets Desk sets and and pencil sets appreciated — pocket pen are always 59c to $11.50 Manicure Sets Several styles in boxes for dresser use — hakelito and mahogany — 59cto$2.75 ******* Smokers' Sets All styles from ash trays to the large floor style, in glass, crystal and metal— Mirrors Hand and vanity mirrors arc stocked in many styles and prices. Always a stood gift— 25c to $2.25 I 39c to $3.00 Sfr?a<g»^^ta^s;&gar^^^ffto Cocktail i | Compacts Sets if ^ n ideal and always wel- tail set for that occasional « -at home." 3Iany styles \ » r powder in her favorite and prices. 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A variety of types and colors. 51.00 up. .Manufactured hy Dictograph Products Company, Precision Manufacturers for over 7).> years, for the Progress Corp. Exclusive at James' $1.00 to $10.00 TOKiK^^ . JAMES Your Christmas

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