The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 11, 1937 · Page 10
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ALGOtf A, IOWA, THURSDAY, MARCH ll r 1937 FREDHLGHAS BIRTHDAY PARTY Surprised by St. Joe Friends On Monday Evening St Joe. A surprise birthday party was given in honor of the 54th birthday of Fred Dig on Monday evening at his home. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. George Wagner and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Reding and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Reding and daughter and Anna Kayser. Brother for Sisters Mr. and Mrs. Frink Hermann are the parents of a baby boy born on Thursday. March 4th. This is the first boy for the Bormanns but they have three- girls. The infant was baptized Karel Lawrence Sunday by Rev. George Theobald. Sponsors were Mrs. Alex Eischen from St Benedict and Lawrence Kfrsch. Mrs. Dele from Irvington is caring for mother and child and Agnes Kirsch is attending to the household duties. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Reding moved to their new home in Algona Monday. George Reding from West Bend was. a caller at the Louis Schmitts Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Fuhrmann from Algona were Sunday visitors at the John Fuhrmann home. Mr. and Mrs. Alex Eischen from St Benedict were Sunday visitors at the Frank Bormann home. Mr. and Mrs. John Thul were business callers in Mason City Tuesday! and visited at the George Harris home. Mrs. John Kemna from West Bend was a caller at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zeimet. Sr.. Mr. .and Mrs. Bernard Devine and family were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Eugene Thul home, west of Ottosen. Mr. and Mrs. George Wagner and children and Mrs. Lucy Wagner were Thursday afternoon visitors at the Nick Reding home at Whlt- teraore. Mrs. Nick TUilges assisted the Henry Zeimets with moving last Tuesday and Wednesday. The Zeimets moved to a farm 5V- miles northwest of Bancroft Mr. and Mrs. James Becker and daughters from south of Burt, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kramer and sons from near Algcna, and Cecelia and Eugene Phillips were Sunday dinner guests of Anna Kayser. Anderson, Wise Reelected School Directors, Sexton Sexton: The school election for director was held on Monday afternoon at the school house. Herman Wise was reelected director. Clarence Anderson was reelected director of the Martinek school on Monday at the election. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nelson attended a five hundred club card party at the Dale Struthers borne Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thompson and children spent Sunday at the Geo. Lee home, east of Clear Lake. Mrs. Laura Francis and son, "Buddy", spent Sunday at'Corwith with Mrs. Francis' son, Glenn, and family. Herman Wise, Emma Voss and Mrs. Drusilla Noble spent Sunday at the Lloyd Steven home near Ma- pUton, Xinn. Mr* Sarah Wise came home with them after spending a week with her daughter, Mrs. Steven. Mr and Mrs. Dele Thompson, Rose Kutschara and Buddy Francis went to Des Motae* Sunday night, taking Glenn Francis down there, whew he will be employed. Edith Greenfield stayed with Mrs. Francis and the Thompson children daring th*ir absence. They return* wrir Mood** TheMan About Town Says Big Jim Farley to being a««lstetf at the Sorensen drug store Saturday afternoon preceding: Washington's birthday closing, between ten and twelve dollars; worth of stamps were sold at a> gross profit of one cent A stamp buyer, worthy of recognizing the accommodation, refused to accept change out of a dime on a three three-cent stamp transaction, thus the penny for the store. • • * Four high school girl* entertained at a steak dinner. Messrs. Phillips, Finlay and Berger were the honored guests. The three petagoga attended to their teaching on schedule with no indigestion available. The girls know the way to a man's heart and should suffer no low grades. « • • Quite s number of business men have paid a heavy license fee to sell cigarettes. Many of tftpse advertise consistently at another expense. One of these vendors walked into an office and there found two men dividing 1,000 cigarettes which were brought into the state tax free. These men have served on the board of the Commercial club, helped in many ways to build up the town, expect the rest of the populace to trade with them and plead with the people to trade at home. In fact, one of the men is the greatest booster for the "trade at home" idea. But he finds saving tax on cigarettes- a reasonable excuse* tor-send out of the state for them. Well, why be two-faced? Tell all to trade where it is the cheapest whether at home or not • • • Do yon know the difference between a democrat and a republican one dollar bin? Read your bills and near the top the sentence on one will be ""certifies that there IS on deposit with the U. S. Treasury", while on the other "***certi- fles there HAS BEEN on deposit." If you care to discard either kind send them in to us, party lines are out when money comes our way. • * * How noticeable the declining piano trade and its ebb of boxes. Piano boxes which dotted many a back yard as gc coal shed and a tool chest They have even been used to lock up the night cop when Hallowe'en funsters were a bit more rude than the modern lad. But, try to find one now, they are extinct. • * • At the Fort Dodge basketball tourney in which the Academy took part, Mrs. John Kohlhaas was on hand for -the early morning game at eight o'clock. When the day's play ended at seven that evening she was still there, having enjoyed all the games played, one every hour. • » • BID Specht to ardently preparing for the future by first hand knowledge in the art of feeding children. He sat at dinner and his lot fell to serving three youngsters bread, butter and jam. By the time the third was catered to, the first was back for more. Three children. three helpings, three rounds. Bill wasn't fast at the job, no previous experience, and he got far behind the elder diners who went, merrily on eating fried oysters while they were hot and palatable. » * » Hanging on the wan in the LaBarre insurance office is a reproduction of State street in Algona away back in the seventies. The names of the business houses of that time are printed at each location for identification. It is well worth preserving and everyone should see it Hertwt parked his car up town Saturday morning. Worked at the office until five o'clock, couldn't find the car and reported it stolen at six o'clock. The police went on search and found tt a few minutes later north of the Advance print shop exactly a* Theo. had left it, unharmed and unmoved. Anyone graveyard tkto town to » be placed in one. What you hear one say the& ia nothing to do refer to the goings on of Tuesday night Games at the Call; « great show at the State, cribbage tournament at the V. F. W. hall, annual! Chamber of Commerce- meeting, at the high school; basketball game at the Academy, meeting at the First Lutheran church, orchestra rehearsal at the Ugh school and scattered private parties. You can't find something to do, eh? • » • Those merchants, bordering other states balking at the sales tax should not grieve at being collection agencies for the state government. Every merchant in the state does collecting and a lot of it A few common ones: the gasoline tax, the old age security tax, taxes on cigarettes and tobaccos and all licenses issued for retail trade must be collected by the dealer and turned over to the hired agencies. 27 Burt Votes hi School Election Burt: Very little interest was manifested in the school election, only 27 votes being cast H. E. Rachut, the only name on the ballot, received 25 votes. H. A. Thompson received 19 votes for treasurer. Goes To Algona Harry Putz, who has had charge of the Swift & Co., business here for some time, has accepted a job with the Dreesman Poultry & Feed store at Algona. The Swift Co., has closed their shop here for the present at least. The Putzs expect to move to Algona later. Plan Crow Hunts The monthly Conservation meeting was held Monday evening in the Legion Hall. Plans were made for a fox and. crow hunting contest to begin at once and continue until the second Monday in June. Those north of main street will compete against those living south of it The prizes will be given to the man whining the most points. The losing side will entertain the winners at a feed of some sort Mrs. Claire Winkie entertained the Busy Bee club Friday afternoon. Mrs. I. W. Hansen was a guest Mrs. William Fenner, Evanston, HI., came Saturday for a few days' visit at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Thoburn Speicher. Mrs. Cecil Godfredson and children went to their home at Swea City Tuesday, where the rest of the family moved last week. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth May, Emmetsburg, and Mr. May's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur May, Lake Park, spent the week end at the J. G. Sewick home. Saturday was R. F. Elvidge's birthday and the Chas. Scotts, F. A: and Roy Ringsdorfs, C. E. Sigs- bees, Wyot StSts, Jesse Dugans and R. E. Moyers dropped in that evening to help him celebrate the occasion. Lorena Schwietert, who works for the bus company at Mason City, spent Sunday and Monday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Schwietert On Sunday John, Helen and Lorena Sehwietert visited their sister at Dolliver. Tuesday was Mrs. Bertha Schwietert's birthday and on Monday afternoon Mrs. W. H Schwietert and daughters, Lorena and Helen, Mrs. E. C. Schwietert and Mrs. Elza Woltz surprised her by going to spend the afternoon with her. Her daughter, Mrs. Vernal Hardgrave. Algona, who had spent a few days here, was also present. 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No. 2% can. 16c EXTRA SPECIAIr- Kadota Figs, Peaches, Pears, Apricots, Royal Ann Cherries, Fruit for Salad 1 , Fruit Cocktail, all high grade fruit, packed in heavy syrup 16 oz. can, each Blackberries for Pies . . 2 lg. 19 oz. cans 25c Prunes, full size 2%, 30 oz. can of good fruit lOc You can't afford to paw this bargain Limit 3 to a customer SUGAR 10 Ibs. 49c Mary Ann Flour. RadiantFlour ,£",,£}& n Ih*. $2.14 3t'-i Ihs. 1.M 1b " BASKET GROCERY IBS VULCANIZING There Are MILES in your TiRES With tire prices going higher it will pay you to repair the cuts and breaks in the carcasses of the tires you are using. REASONABLE PRICES VIC'S ?*re*la«« SERVICE Phone 856 Eaat of Court House

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