The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Dec. 8,1936 SWEAOIYM.D. NEARDBASTER Car in Collision West of Ihrnnetsburg, But Nobody Hurt LU VERNE NEWS Dr. and Mrs. a M. Minkel came dose to disaster Sunday night, Nov. 29, at 1:30 o'clock when their car was struck by a car driven by E. C. Knutsen of Cylinder, eight miles west of Bmmetsburg on road 18. The Minkels were returning from Spencer. Shortly before the impact Knutsen suddenly swerved into the path of the Minkel car. Dr. Minkel was unable to dodge and the fenders and running board on •one aide of his car were torn and bent Dr. Minkel, however, managed to stay on the road by turning and twisting his steering wheel. With Knutsen were two other young men. The trio ranged from 18 to SO years of age. Their car belonged to O. M. Knutsen of Cylinder, father of the driver. Dr. Minkel accompanied the Leslie'and Lois Cameron, Storm Lake, were gueste 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'e 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 Falls. 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 ball this week Friday evening. The Arthur Carlsons, Cowrie, three young men to Emmetsburg and called the night officer. Young Knutsen admitted he was to blame. After getting some temporary repairs on their car, the Minkels returned to Swea City. Thieves Tackle 3 Ringsted And Fenton Places Thieves entered three business places in Fenton and Rigsted early Tuesday morning and escaped with about $30 In cash and stamps from three firms. The office building of the Farmer's 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 bad not been tampered with and a check up revealed no further losses. The other two robberies, probably the work of the mine gang, occurred in Ringsted at the Cooperative Grain & Produce Company and the Chicago & Northwestern Railway company -depot The Ringsted elevator office is believed to have been the first place entered in that town. The robbers ransacked the till and a steel filing- case, but obtained nothing. They next went to the depot, obtaining 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 filled for several months. Virtually all mills have been operating at capacity speed since early summer. Some are so far behind they are refusing further orders. Leaders of the industry say the increased demand is caused principally by depleted stocks, greater buying power of the consumers and the prospect of higher prices. The , result, they predicted, would be increased retail prices. SEXTON NEWS Carl Neuraan came to the Otto Neuman faome for a few days' visit last Wednesday. Mrs. Orville Hedrick spent Bunday and Monday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Neuman. "Carl Neuman and his sister, Mrs Win. Brockman started for Macon, Mo., Sunday, where Mr. Neuman will spend the winter at his sister's home- Mr, and Mrs. Otto Neuman, Mrs. Win. Brockman and Carl Neuman «w» Thanksgiving dinner guests «t the Orville Hedrick home. Mrs. Brockman is « sister of Carl and Otto were at the parental Emil Ander- eon's hist week. Grant Jennings Jr. returned to his school work at Buena Vista college Sunday after a visit at lome. 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. Joeie Brink, at Mrs Fri- WHEE! Just what I wanted, a Snow Suit 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 7 to 11 $7.50 OrisdnHesiHerbst j CHILDREN'S WEAR George Stoddard's, Renwick, day. Dinner guests at Georpe Merkle's Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Carl MerkTe. Winifred Kennlrn. Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. John Zunke. Olive, S. D.. the Walter Keftis and Wilma Mwkle, Fort Dodge, and the Fred Merkles and the Henrv Martys. The Harry Walters and* Mrs. Clara Walter. Boxhnlm, were Runday guest* at the Rev. E. R. Walter's. Nellie Walter, who had beei here three weeks, returned to her home at Boxholm with the visitors. Special services conducted at the Evangelical churrh two weeks r.ame to a clone Sunday evening. Some 20 persons did not fail to attend every service. Kossuth Quarter Section, $17,000 Omaha, Neb. (Special): The Federal Land bank announced the sale of a quarter-section hi Kossuth county to J. J. Theesneld, 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. 3. Burke of Omaha, fieldman for the land bank, and H. L. Barrineer, secretary-treasurer of the Em- raetsburg National Farm Loan association. Commenting on the sale, Charles McCumsey, president of the land bank, said the bank is making (rood 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 Christmas 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 DELLATKOUTMAN HOSTESS, DEC. 17 OF UNION HUD. 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 Christinas 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. Bob Harvey. Mrs. Mertz was formerly Drusilla Caughlin. Harry Jenkinson of Iowa City has been spending the past week with relatives here during the trial of the Jenkinson estate court case, j Mrs.. Alfred Jergenson, Mrs. Presley Sarchett and Miss dcye 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 Krleps 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 la 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. Gartner Ewea of Winnebago, MiniL, were called bere last Tuesday by the illness of Mrs. Mary Keefe. Another daughter, Mrs. John Scholtea of Bancroft spent a couple of days Santa's On The Job In Our Baby Department Oifed.ilMSH.vM 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' sectiofV is filled with "unusual" and bard to find items. When you buy a gift in our infants' department you buy 'quality 1 —that intangible 'something' that makes your remembrance one of lasting joy.
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