The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 18, 1937 · Page 11
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The AJgona Upper Des Moines, AJgona, Iowa, March 18,1937 2 Bath Not Twice As Expensive In building a new home (be prospective owner is reminded that, contrary to common opinion, two bathrooms do not cost twice as much as one. A certain amount of necessary piping is required whether there is one bathroom or two. In most cases this piping is adequate to serve two or more bathrooms. This fact may be borne in mind when building a financed home. Staggered Shelves For Shallow Closet Shallow closets have always been a problem, and the modern housewife has tried many methods of converting them to a logical use. Book shelves may be built in stagger formation, with a tall vase or statue helping to fill in vacant space. Lighting may be concealed in the top of the closet. When you buy a home under the Insured Mortgage System of the Federal Housing Administration and want to change the house to suit your needs, this suggestion might be helpful. . GOOD PLANS A BOON The first requisite in the erection of a home is a set 'of complete and accurate plans. This practice is universally accepted, and more economical in the long run than building at random. Today every experienced builder or contractor has complete information on home planning or modern' i7.ing that is obtainable without charge by a prospective builder or home owner. Accurate working drawings arc furnished as part of this service for anyone interested. 14 Honor Sexton Woman, Now 64, At Birthday Party Sexton: Kirs. Dale Thompson entertained 14 women at a surprise birthday party Friday afternoon, in honor of her mother, Mrs. Laura Francis, who was 61. The time was spent at games and lunch was served at four o'clock. Mrs. Francis was given a handkerchief shower by the guests. She makes her home with Mr. and Mrs. Thompson. Mrs. Eisenman, Britt, spent last week with her daughter, Mrs. August Kirschbaum and family. Mr: and Mrs. Sim Bemis and daughter, Lelores, spent the week end at Esthervllle with Mrs. Bemis' sister and family. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Taylor and son, Dean, were Sunday dinner guests at the Robert Hart home at Crystal Lake. An Easter program is being planned by the Sunday School for Easter Sunday. Each class will put on something special. Mr. and Mrs. Keith Sheppard were dinner guests Monday at the Wm. Green home. Mrs. Sheppard is the former Edith Green. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thompson entertained seven couples at a card party Friday evening at their home east of Sexton. Lunch was served. A number from Sexton and vicinity attended a card party Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Miller south of town. Mrs. Dale Thompson and Mrs. Peter Brcthorst spent last Thursday with friends in Britt, while Mr. Thompson attended a stock sale in Garner. Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Steven and family, Mapleton, Minn., spent Sunday at the home fo Mrs. Sarah Wise and with Loyd's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven. Mr. and Mrs. Orvillc Hedrick, of Irvington and Mrs. Otto Neuman, Sexton, spent Sunday afternoon with Orville's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hedrick east of town. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thompson and her mother, Mrs. Laura Francis, spent Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Glenn Francis and family at Corwith. Mr. Francis is employed in Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Phillips and children, Algona, were supper guests of Mrs. Phillips' mother, Mrs. Sarah Wise and family, Monday night in honor of Mr. and Mrs. I Alfred Opheim, Staples, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Opheim and baby son of Staples, Minn., came on Sunday evening for a week's visit with Mrs. Opheim's mother, Mrs. Sarah Wise and family and other relatives near Tiere. Mr. and Mrs. Opheim moved to Minnesota, last November where Mr. Opheim Is farming with his father. Mrs. Opheim is the former Nell Wise. DOAN NEWS Aid meets with Mrs. Mabel Hansen March 26th, with Mrs. Mac Deibler assisting. The Edw. Wolf family were dinner and supper guests of the Lean- tier Seefelds Sunday. Rev. W. L. Patterson is again conducting services at Doan. They were discontinued due to the cold weather and drifted roads. Shirley Wolf and Eulalie Kobriger, Algona high school students, spent the week end with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wolf. Two card parties were given last week by the Weekly five hundred club. One at the A. B. Venteichers on Wednesday evening and one at the Fred Girres on Friday evening. Mrs. Martin Becker, Harold and Rachel Becker were Fort Dodge shoppers Saturday. They also visited the Clarence Dunlevy family, brother of Mrs. Becker, and returned Sunday morning. Lyle Fitch, employed in a CCC camp at McGregor, is enjoying a few days' vacation. Real Estate - Farms 5 room modern house, $2400. 5 room new bungalow, $3300. Improved 160, $60 acre. Improved 100 acres, $72.00 acre. M. P. HAGGARD Druggists' Mutual Bldg. Algona, Iowa ; •S TscsxacsixoaaascsB^^ Marvelous - Beautiful Your Living room Line is So Different These are remarks made by dozens of our customers in the past few days. We do try to show you Quality, Style and coverings that are different. See this big new spring line TO-DAY. We have a price to fit every home. Bedroom Suites Our Bedroom Suite Line is not surpassed in the cities. If you saw our bedroom line two weeks ago, you may come in now and see a complete]}' different stock. They are beautiful — priced to sell and boy, how they are moving. Choose Yours Today Prom the New Shipment Just Unpacked Iffl A Big Hit- Our Dining Suites have been the talk of Kossuth Co. When you buy our northern kiln dried refectory oak suite you buy a lifetime of service. Our massive hurl walnut suite with the big ruoniy credenza buffet would make an acceptable .suite for the finest home in Iowa. Our Stock Also Includes Many Numbers of the Medium and Cheaper Priced Suites Where You Are Sure to Find Just the Suite You Need at Just the Price You Will Want to Pay. This Store is the Home of some of America's finest furniture and floor coverings. Some of nationally known lines now included in this fine stock are: Mohawk Rugs, Sellers Kitchen and Breakfast Room Furniture, Armstrong's Linoleum, Norge Refrigeration, Flexsteel Living Room Furniture, and last, but not least, we have just been chosen as exclusive agent for the new Fashion Flow Furniture that has recently taken the country by storm. j Our Lower Overhead Means a Savings otYou RICHARDSON'S FURNITURE COMPANY Where Furniture Sells for Less

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