The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 18, 1937 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 18, 1937
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Th* Algona trgygf Qte MPines, Algoaa, I<^ Ifcfe, 18, Society to Cam*— The members of the Algona Woman's club will meet Friday at 2:30 In the Library club room. There will trt a roll call of the best book each member read this year, attd a Book forutn by Mrs. Theo. Larson and Mrs. H. M. Potter. Mrs. Don Smith's Circle of the Congregational church will meet for a one o'clock luncheon today (Thursday) at the home of Mrs M. G. Bourne. Mrs. H. W. Miller Mrs. Cliff Aalfs, and Mrs. Jerry Stlllman will be assisting hostesses The luncheon will be followed by a business meeting. The Episcopal Guild will meet on Thursday at the home of Mrs. Glen Shore for a one o'clock luncheon and a regular meeting. There will be a regular meeting of the Rebekah lodge at the hali Tuesday evening. The Easy Ace bridge club will meet with Mrs. Firm Laing Thursday (this) afternoon. The P. E. O. members met at the home of Mrs. George Vance Wednesday afternoon. Bernice Norton talked on Alaska. The Idle Hour bridge club will meet Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. A. L. Long, with Mrs. W. K. Ferguson as assisting hostess. The Woman's Home Missionary society will meet Thursday afternoon, February 25 at 2:30 at the home of Mrs. A. R. Hanson. The Royal Neighbor club will meet Tuesday afternoon, February 23, at 2:00 o'clock with Mrs. Esther Helberg. The Naomi Circle will meet with Mrs. Nettie Fisher Friday afternoon. Mrs. Chelbourg and Cora Miller will be assisting hostesses. Rotary Dinner— The members of the Rotary club entertained their Anns Saturday evening. Technicolor pictures taken by Rev. W. G. Muhleman on his trip through Mexico were shown at 8:30 at the Junior Theatre. Following was a dinner In the dining room of Hotel Algona. The Rotarian president, K. D. James, presented each of the Anns with a lovely gift. A musical program by the high school students under the direction of D. Wane Collins was presented consisting of a clarinet solo by Barbara Haggard, who was accompanied by Eleanor Edge, a bassoon solo by Betty Merritt, accompanied by Barbara Haggard, piano selections by Jane Cretzmeyer, and a vocal solo by Richard Kain accompanied by Barbara Haggard. Rev. Muhleman gave a lecture on his trip through Mexico and showed souvenirs. Prizes in bridge were won by Fred Kent, high for men, and Mrs. Wade Sullvnn. ilgh for ladies; W. T, Reidy, men's ow and low for women, Mrs. Ralph Wilier. There were 86 present. Crawford-Behlmer Marrfafre— The marriage of AnnabeUe Crawford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Crawford, and Wesley Behlmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Behlmer of Algona, was solemnized Tuesday, February 9, 1937, at Superior, Wisconsin. Rev. Zukltos performed the single ting ceremony. Mrs. Behlmer graduated from the Algona high school In 1033. Mr. Behlmer graduated from St. Cecelia's academy In 1934, and took a course In cosmetology at Des Moines. He Is now employed at Superior, Wisconsin, where they will make their home. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Behlmer wish them happiness. Watanye Club— The Watanye club .met at the Anderson Cafe Monday for a 6:00 o'clock dinner. The members adjourned to the club room in the library for a business meeting and election of officers. Mrs. Ltirn Sanders was elected president; Laura Mitchell, vice president: Clarice Amesbury, secretary; Jessie Smith, treasurer, and Elva Ewoldt, Lulu Kohl, and Stella Mae Breen, directors. In The WEEK'S NEWS Current Efehtt Phot6#rap/W for The Algona Upper E^s Moines Tea Party— ~"~ A tea for high school girls was given Tuesday afternoon at the .MeUiodist parsonage. A musical program was presented. The tea table was presided over by Barbara Haggard, and Laura Speraw. About 50 girls attended. Mrs. F. E. Sawyer, Martha Turner, Mrs. Arnot Hanson, and Mrs. J. H. Edge were the hostesses. Dinner Party— Mrs. Minnie Long was hostess at a 6:30 dinner at her home Tuesday evening. Her guests were the of- Icers and teachers of the primary opartment of the Methodist Sunday School. An instructive meeting followed. Guests were Mrs. L. J. Malueg, Mrs. W. A. Foster, Bertha Godfrey. Valeria Pickett, Helen Kuhn, Mrs. A. L. Brown, Bernice Dearchs and Virginia Schnepf. Bernice Dearchs and Virginia Schnepf have resigned and were presented with flowers. Their places are to be taken by Bertha Godfrey and Mrs. A. L. Brown. Benefit Bridge— The Degree of Honor lodge entertained at a benefit bridge party at the home of Mrs. Bert Muckey Tuesday afternoon. There were six tables of bridge. Mrs. Ralph Valentine was assisting hostess. Mrs. Roy Woolridge won the high prize, Mrs. R. W. Roeder the travel prize and Mrs. Elliott Skilling the consolation prize. Dessert Club— The lows of the Dessert club entertained the highs Monday afternoon. There was a one o'clock luncheon at Anderson's Cafe, and bridge at Mrs. Lloyd Muckeys. The hostesses were Mrs. Lloyd Muckey, Mrs. Leon Merritt, Mrs. Fred Geigel. and Mrs. Louis Lynk. Prizes went to Mrs. George Conklin and Mrs. Gene Wray. Men of Importance throughout history have always relied on the Custom Tailor to dress them properly. The same condition prevails today— for in spite of all progressive effort*, there is still No Substitute for Individual Measurement MADSON & HANSON THE HOME OF BETTER CLOTHES Thrill to Mirrophonic Sound Here! Fri., Sat., Feb. 19-20 Frl. Mat 2 p. ni. .Saturday from 1 o'clock. Sun., Mon., Feb. 21-22 Sunday Slafc from 1 o'clock. Monday 2 p. in. *5QART;T<*ttEAR;TS -THAT BEAT IN RHYTHM WITH LOV& FRED \\MacMURRAY, \\ GLADYS / -.- VSWARTHOUT j^A «* in „ / m -rf WALTZ JACK OAKIE 6 « IYOLAN'DA " Mickey Mouse "IJonald, Flu to" March of Time" on News Also / .Sporting i'altt Vaudeville Deluxe New* TIES., FEB. 23 FBI-SAT., MARCH 5-6 « PICTURE MARKED FOR GREATNESS JflM UJiTrltflS. fron Uaiwell Anderson's Biuad.,,/ Hit WED.-THURS.-FRL, FEB. 24-25-26 HfcU. THIKS., HABCH 4-6 PAUL MUNI LUIS! RAINiR Dinner Bridge— Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Muckey were host and hostess at a 6:30 dinner Thursday evening. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Leon Merritt, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Kuhn and Mr. and Mrs. George Johnson. The family prize at bridge went to Mr. am Mrs. Leon Merritt, and Mrs. George Johnson also won a prize. Thimble Club— Mrs. W. S. Windell entertained the members of tho Thimble club at her home Monday afternoon Guests of the club were Mrs. F. S Norton of St Paul, and Mrs. Cecil Benner of Anamosa. The afternoon was spent socially and at sewing. Light refreshments were served. Birthday Dinner— Mr. and Mrs. Horace Clapsaddle entertained Saturday evening at a dinner party in honor of the 77th birthday of the former's father, D. D. Clapsaddle. Other guests were Don Clapsaddle. the Clapsaddle twins. Jack and Jill, and Dr. and Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddle of Burt. Delphian Club- Ten members of the Delphian Society met at a one o'clock luncheon Tuesday afternoon in the Blue Room at Hotel Algona. The luncheon was followed by a short business meeting;. Mrs. Herbert Potter gave a report on "The Shining Scabbard." Valentine Dinner-T" | Louise Magnusson was hostess at a lovely valentine dinner party on Saturday evening to twelve guests. The evening waa spent playug the com game. Anna Buss received the high prlxe, and th« low prhce went to Clarice Amesbury. Child Study C!ub-_r The 12 members of the Child Study club met at the home of Mrs. Fred Bartholomew Tuesday afternoon. They listened to the Child Study radio program from Ames, which was followed by a general discussion. Taffy Pull— The members of the Christian Endeavor society of the Congregation church met at the home of Mr. fine] Mrs. Bert Deal Saturday evening. There were 17 present. The young people enjoyed a taffy pull. Bridge Club— Mrs. A. \V. Amunson entertained her bridge club members Tuesday evening. Mrs. Fred Geigel was the guest of the club and also received the high prize. Mrs. Leon Merritt received the low prize. Surprise Party— Forty-three friends of Mildred Pratt held a surprise party at the Legion Hall Monday evening in honor of her birthday. Mildred received a radio aa a gift. The evening was spent in dancing. Party at Pearsons— Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pearson entertained Mr. and Mrs. H. B. White, Mr. and Mm. Cliff Aalfs, and Mrs. Harold Cowan at a pot luck supper Monday evening. Bridge waa the diversion of the evening. Book Club— Mr. and Mrs. K'l Genrich entertained the ten rneir.beri. of the' took club at a. f,.Vi dinner, Hatur- l •Jty tvunir.- Mra A. A. Bishop; tr.^ hovk Yang and Yin" ! <-. H',:."-..". I '[. fj:. >t-..:<. ;i » j Wednesday MonJux i<-.-' Mr*. A I.. the it.i-fr t t,':r.t of ntr crochet club Tuesday af(crnr^,fi. A hotial afternoon wa;i i=ptr;i at crocheting. Ke- frtahmeiiU wtre sfcrvtd. Bridge fr'ouri.otiu: — Mrs. T. H. Kirach entertained at a bridge foursome Tuesday afternoon at her home. Ottosen Rural Club Meeting Ottosen: The Ladies' Rural club met at the home of Mrs. John Starin Thursday afternoon. Roll call waa answered with early settlers of Humboidt county. Lesaon, "On Huinboldt County," waa given by Mrs. Chark-a Daniels. Plans were made for the club anniversary, which will be held Feb. 20. A delicious lunch waa served by the bottles* and assistant hostess, Mrs. Archie Hanson. You'll neod your umbrella* till* year. Plenty of rain, eatty winter and cool suiuuier, scientist* predict for 1987. See the American Weekly, r,™.J? UARTER OF A 'ULLION DOLLAR MUNICIPAL POWEH PLANT AT HtTTCHINSON, »IINN.-It will supply current for 526 miles of rural electrification, serving 2,074 farmers This rural electrification program is one of the 57 REA projects incorporated in Minnesota, and Is the largest one in the state nnci is known as the McLeod county cooperative power association. The plant was recently completed and has taken over the electric service. THE FIBST SHIP3IENT OF GOLD REACHES FORT KNO.\—Fort Knox, Ky.—Under the heavy guard of combat cars of the Seventh Cavalry and patrolling soldiers, Army trucks unload from the special train a shipment of gold valued at 8200 000.000 from the Philadelphia Mint and consigned for the new- Federal Depository here. The shipment was the first installment of the $4,000,000.000 the Government plans to deposit here. SUNKEN PLAJTE RAISED ONLY THREE BODIES FOUND—San Franctaco-Elewn penon* were killed when an air liner foam Lo* Angeles crashed Into the bay within *lght of the San Franctaco airport, its destination. When the craft wa* f^S* 00 ^ ^Ell't*?* wte " '««A2»«>**«fc: Tne^tttew are be- lelved to have been fcatapulted through the hrokn *td* of to plane, and lying in a wattaT grave. Pbotp show* workmen removing bodies. •.'-•••< -- ' BELIEVE $00,005 BLOWN THROUGH WALL IN BLAST— The home of William Albert Herbert, Chicago, head of a wholesale lumber company, after an explosion believed to have been caused by Mrs. Herbert looking into a fuel oil tank with a lighted match. Mrs. Herbert wa* instantly killed. Herbert has asked polir-e to search for a steel box that was hidden in the rafter* of the basement; he said it contained securities which are unofficially reported to have a value of $50,000. H1.S.NC.SOTA LI UHr.K-MC KS HTBIKK— Striking lumberjack, of northern Minnesota, threatening to tie up the North- wont's -rtat industry, rallying around their headquarters at Duluth. Minn, while strike leaders confer with timber company representatives. INDIANA TROOPS TURN BACK MICHruAN UNION SYMPATHIZERS — Indiana State Policeman searching member of 51 car caravan of union men and .women from Michigan enroute to Anderson, Ind., that was turned back by police and national guards^ men. 8 New Families, 41 Renewals to U. D. M. Past Week IN THE PATH OF THE IHLOOB—Cincinnati, "Ohio—The swirling waters of the Ohio River spread like a huge lake During the week of Feb. 8 to 13. the following- new subscribers and renewals to The Upper Des Moines were received: New Subscribers Mrs. Chas. Fisher, Armstrong- Henry Selberg. Ledyard P. M. Chrlstensen. Lone Rock D. I,. McDonald, Algona Don McCarthy, Titonka W. H. Schwletert, Butt Henry Bahling, Burt Oeo. Benschoter, Algona Renewals- R. O. Dreyer, Lone Rock W. A. Peters, Hurt W. C. Nelson, Ledyard Andrew Godfredson. Algorra A. B. Venteicher. Wesley Walter Vaudt, Whlttemore H. E. Rachut, Burt J. H. Schroeder. Burt Mrs. H. A. Lewis. Algona Mark Shaw, Wesley G. W. Sample, Algona John Dutton, Algona Albert H. Hagg, Algona Wm. H. Vogel, Burt C. H. Blossom. Burt Mrs. W. T. Peters, Burt John J. Ennen, Buffalo Center Albert Luach, Whlttemore Dr. J. W. McCreery, Whilemwe Henry Llchter, Algona J. T. Meurer, Wesley E. McWhorter, Algona. W. C. Steele. Algona Roy Sarchett, Algona Rev. L. Rlchmann, Burt Mrs. Aug. Thllges. West Bentf Wm. Runchey. West Bend Henry Kueck, Lone Rock Mrs. W. E Laird, Algona Joel M. Herbst. Algona Wm. C Knhn, Btnt G. J. Schultz, Whtttemor* C. E, Ward, Wesley W. J. Welsbrod, Fenton Mr*. Eva Hodgson, Burf C E. 81g*b*e. Burt *&•*• Lo*?** Thowpwrn, Burt James Thllges, Bode J J. Wedswortn, Cone Roe* Nels Larson, Algona Thos. L. Steven, Bnrt. BRIEFS FROM THE BUSINESS FRONT . . . . SPRING HOIJSECLEANING is the order of the day nt The Algona Insurance Agency and the Hub Clothiers. Both places underwent the ordeal this week. At the insurance office, a new counter arrangement has also been made. ... THE BOYS at Pratt's Electric had a great time a few nights ago It seems that some corn left over from the bingo stands used in the street celebration last summer, wan stored in their basement, and the mice found out about It. They borrowed Ollie Roblnault's cat, and reports are that the cat ha* lost its usual appetite for ordinary fare. * * • BUD BARNARD, Gamble store manager, returned this week from Omaha, where he attended a meeting of 350 store managers and men. Bernard Yoeman left Saturday for Chicago to attend a similar meeting of appliance men far the stores, and wus to re'.urn this week. G. W. JAMES of'the James Distributing Co., attended a meeting Monday, at Spencer, of dealers who will handle the Pioneer Air Conditioning unit. He will handle the product in this territory. * * * AT R. O. BJI STHOM'S store, the old office space has been torn out, and rebuilt in the rear purl of file- store, allowing for enlarged floor space of considerable aize. THE LUSBY drug store has installed a. line new aoda fountain during the past week to replace the old one. The store makes Ita own ice cream and doc* a thriving business. Mrs. Chris Long Is Cresco Hostess Irving ton: Mrs. Chris Long waa hostess to the Cresco Embroidery club last Wednesday afternoon with a good crowd in attendance. Roll call was responded to by giving things for the betterment of the club, with community "<ngipg following. A valentine box concluded the program. A delicious two course luncheon was served. To Settle Fight Over 2 Children A writ of habeut corpuc wu Issued by Juudge HeakL Monday, in a ca*« brought by Dale Dunda* of Burt, who charge* his wife, Edith, with whom be U not living, of illegally removing their two children, Marly* and Betty, front under hi* roof, and keeping then away from him contrary to law. A bearing wa* set for this coming Saturday. The writ ordered the *H?ftintBn^ to appear in court to answer the chnrge. | Final Clearance •on* Winter Wear Christensen's Bargain Basement Buy for Now and Later at These Ridiculously Low Prices. We are cleaning house on winter garments and have marked them at these unheard-of prices for quick selling. Get your share now as such opportunities don't come Er «t t very seldom. . Silk — Wool — Dresses This group consists of wool, silk, and formal silk dresses. The original values of tftese dresses were up to $8.00>. COATS New tblfc season's styles in tailored, as well as coats with fluffy fur collars. They will go quick at $7.98 COATS There are many of our finer coats in this group. You'll marvel at suctt values for $12.98 Silk — Wool — Dresses You'll be amazed at what we are giving you in this group. You'll do weQ and! 6e ftappy to own several of these dresses* as there are val-' ties to $10.00 for Sflk Blouses There are only a few of these. They ••* . oar ngnbur 91.M and $2.98. $1.48 Snow Suite These are ••eel- lent garments, in sizes 2, 8, 4, mostly .in lighter colors. $2.98 SILK DRESSES la this group we have included' dresses brought dawn from upstairs that sold for as high as $15. They* are beautiful styles and materials. Wash Dresses You'll want rnoro than one of these, as they are c'lever styles, made from eighty square materials in slz. from 14 to 60. 98c Sweaters Short sleeve sweaters In lighter colors. Just the thing for spring wear. 98C There are many, many more bargains equally as good. CHRISTENSEN'S Bargain Basement The Algona Auction Co. We arc equipped to handle ten carload* of livestock in our wO«». We will handle anything you have to fcell at our Dttv- Uioip in Algona. Saturday. Feb. 2O SALE 8TABT8 AT I O'CLOCK We will have a large consignment of all kind* of •took for our •ale, including milk cows and mix Iota of other stock. Brine In your springer cow*. Abo it few head of good brood sows, and feeder pigs. Bring In "t^t'ttlon certificate*. W« expect to have around SO he*4 of good hone*. Bring in your home* a* we have all kind* of buyer*. Wo deal IB new and used machinery. Alu*-Chalmer* Tractor* and to* AfMMMy-Hatrris Una of machinery Beiaetpber we will trade lor anything you have. See u* befoiie you deal. Also the Paul NlcU. * Son H*raa*» at my sale , * I hs>ve th* good Up* of Paul Nlckle 4k 8011 haraea* In stock at my sale pavilion. Renumber that we have a buyer for anything you have to veil and we are here to please you. TU* ««4* must st»tt early. Will start on stook at 1:10 Ateo the usual Una of furniture. Sale every Saturday- TH1KMH Cash, No property removed until fettled for. ODM livery Da*. Bale barn phone 77 W8 UAVK A LUNCH BOOM €*• Oe RIDDLE* <*»•***« sod Auctioneer rWWWwWW ftuutU

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