The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 13, 1930 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 13, 1930
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I0WAIS,GOD'S- OWNCOUNTRY No Other Place on Can Stand the Extremes' Like Iowa, COBN DAMAGED BY DBOUTH; NOT LOSfr Thirty Days Without Rain Produces Effect Iowa Soil Withstands The Dryness. The -thirty dayrdrwithi-lri Kossuth; county was broken by a rain In the north paft of the county a week ago Sunday, night ,and in the central and southeArpart 'Of the? (County "6m Monday night. .; , , , bara'ased; ' ' " '" ' The ^rn«rOp'%as' greatly 'damaged fcy the Intense heat and drouth, some claiming .;».'* ttilfd: mnd : - OtnetB :? half a crop! On the light, sandy soil, and Kossuth .xjounty hai' but few's such acres; the corn* is ;practJcaly ,ruined, but on the !ridh^.bIa«k'lU5lir*peBittlly wheYe' the -crop was properly Corked, a fair yield i*%^tt^sCA»i>i*a»«atJdta 6f some fields shows, that the. ear has. been nicely 'iWr^arMfc-'fifletVonlyf partly;' Whether tfritaiii will .ftidils a ques tions '' the poyehiwas;greaUy damaged by the Intense • 'fieaf '%hlch f will' ! cut 'down 'the yield In,one fleldrand, anotheivwhlle, last'year 1 v the f yield ran 1 as higji:as; 60 bushels per acre. The fceat vfoyeyhad its effect upon the oats 83 ^NJ^EJ^hJ^ — S5&J?!? 6 so far filled ^hWHperii age, was: not sp grea.t. :pW A Wonderful No other Pa"* of Jfte country; can stand a drouth as well as •" northern Iowa. In sections where the soil is lighter the damage to the crop is great- 1 «r. A failure is unknown and with ' all the dry weather and heat, the fields " l 'look green. The rahi will also help the .pMhttes' and gardens and late pota- ' '*\ 'toe8i*lWieT0 the vines were not killed. 3f«^A»ffle£fcitiujust at this time does l^onderfc-^Wany ° n e questions the . JirSS&t^-"^^ section of the "*• 'at* other sections of V/jonvinced that .,,_. Juntry where fa- iricer.are -unknown. If IjTjfiridl -*r\ * t -» I ' f , ' i , i» •> RedingF^nily:^ !«<;>„,' «C, Holds Reunion. family held 1 ' their "first " "" "latt pp^aalhiia , ™ TjTj?»*t*i ' •wonderful- ispl T .Vfo(#/fetfM% ' the* country,j Iowa is God.'e mine and to 8ho*is"a first visit»home In yea'rs. ^Ice-weam and cake wer served andl the alterfiodn'waEi spent taforinal^ ^ is a ^fet of Uw gueste Sister iS&'^Phyws of Remsen; Mr. and Mrs. Matt Kirsch and Bobby and Ka^hryn, Bode; Mr. and Mrs. John Reding and son, Harold, Bode 1 ; Mr. and Mrs. MlkS Reding *and son, Frank, Llvermorgf AMr. and. Mrs. James Reding andcAlvlnaiYAifred, Ralph and Alice, Bode; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cape- sulus andiMildred; Edmund, Irene and Evelyn, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Reding and son, Peter, Jr.. Bode: Miss Dorothy Stitzman of Cherokee, a guest et the Frank Capesius home; MY. and Mrs. S. J. Devine and Maurice and Merrill, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. G. M Walker and Phyllis and Junior, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Julius Capesius and Dickie and Mary, Bode; Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reding and Mary Jane, Cletus;, and Bqbby Lee, Whittemore; Mr and Mrs.'Andrew Reding anrt son Claire, Ottosen; Mr. and Mrs. Wlllian Reding and Pearl, Stella Mae ana Karcell, Bode; Mr. and Mrs. Adam Kedlng and Celeste, Dorothy and An na, Rodman; Mr. and Mrs. Bernard divine of- Livermore; Mr. and Mrs Hairy Peck of West Bend and daughter,'Evelyn;-Mr. and Mrs. George Bor- niuim and daughter, Mary, Bode; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bormann of Livermore; Mr, and vMrs. John Weydert and Howard and Hubert, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Jehu Bormfctm and Thelma and Maurice, Boeje! Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thllges and Allda, Harold, Florence, Alvln aiul Henry, Jr., Ottosen; Mrs. .7. I'. Mearer, Br. and son, Lucien of Whittemore; Mr and Mrs. John Laubenthal of Whittemore; Joe Laubenthul of Whit- temcre; Mr. and/Mrs. James Weydert and Eleanor and Velma of Bode; Mr. and Mrs. John Reding and Maurice, Mavjorie and Marvin of Irvmiitcn. P. • C Reding of Monterey, Minnesota, was unable to attend becauss of illness. Humboldt Farm Was Sold for $165 Per Acre. The Edwards quarter section of land lying north of Humboldt and which is well improved, was sold last week by B H Miller, bank receiver, to C. L. Hoffman of Sac City, who will make it his home. The price was $165 an acre which indicates that Iowa land values are again realized. Societies and Clubs. , Ex-Algonlan The society section of the Des Moines Register had the following account of the approaching marriage of Miss Preda tovrlen and Richard A. Wood. a former Algona boy who moved nway from here with his mother about ten years ago- The Wood fam- toTe presept 8. j. Backus to Algona, and there were two other children, Weal and Virginia: " of Judge and Mrs, , BOB of Mrs. Ora o Str»Ul. will be sol- Si by *to . Huroboldt. AIOTA, IOWA ALGONA, IOWA THREE BIG DAY! atun 14-1546 .....,,.,.. J -.^:., i '>,. v, = .,^.t,i; •-,-;. ''* ax& they're "greeii"elephants'* instead i v ffe&s—taiostfyiIsti'aws-^''before we ; feed YOU WILL FIND EXTRA "Jumbo" Values in this While Elephant Sale A "white elephant" is any article that does not sell readily—it spells economy for you because we sell such merchandise at ridiculously low prices at this time. At any rate, this big^sale attracts more attention than any other event in this part of the state.' It s almost as big as the 21 1. Why not come and see what a real live white elephant sale is like? It will pay you. Coat?* Rags fcoats to the right bf.Xis-^coats to the left of us—coats in front of us—too many coats altogether. • They are white elephants for us, but they will make you a practical, good-looking, useful wrap for cool Fall days. GROUP I—About 20 coats in all sizes from 14 to 40—mostly novelty mixtures—full lined, this season's styles, no "old timers", blues, tans, reds, and .a few blacks. Last August our cheaper coats didn't last • long, so 'be here <JJ flZ ffb tf& on time- : -chUlce ^j9fc£«'U»v GROUP n—About 25 coats in this lot—better values than we've ever put into a sale. These are the JUMBO values of our sole—full-lined, all wool, superfine materials—sizes 14 to 44—buy a Fall coat_now. One, little price for " "~ a big coat value"... ^Now'-ladies anid—(who pays for the fine feathers)—we . c&l your attention I)» a. few of the special f coats. Listen my childrerv, and you shall hear the long, sad stqry, of ready-to-wear (prounrfuncedito rhyme with hear) 3 bright red coatsr-slzes«16^-Jopm up like a light,e fog up here but really ^beautiful gar- .$12.95 1 black —out _. white e}< Ajg •*,* ( ^\ gize 18,'hdvelty brown plaid—fine wolf tan collar— «stfhas "boarded" here over a year now, and now we're f^1fi&rvmg' T 'riotice" TEN BUCKS A tan "box" coat—rather short and a last year's elephant—down goes the price— ^J%"7 ' going, going, gone for *t* • •' We ought to know better—a tangerine coat— size 18 —with black caracul fur (what a combination). A -35.00 value for only ... Boy—this great novelty coat with a genuine squirrel collar has become attached to this department—size 18—and now we're ffijO OR going to ! sell if for %H€»«5J«J Another grey coat—fine fox collar. Why, oh, why, will we .let the salesmen talk us into grey coats or dresses. Everybody "just loves" grey.^arul here_it hangs—-a good, size 18 grey $35.00 coat, will be sold for 12 Beautiful high grade suits—buy 'em at your own price. NO REASONABLE offer will be refused. That's how much we think of YOUR JUDGEMENT and OUR MERCHANDISE. The parade starts promptly at 8:30 Thursday morning. Six dozen thin voile and batiste house dresses—they are not white elephants, yet—but • soon. Values to $2.95—get one now. They don't have to be last yearjs numbers to be white elephants After following a "hunch" all season, we finally "weakened" and bought four white coats. They're all here —white elephants instead of white coats. You can always have them dyed and they make a sensible summer wrap— $5.95 $9.95 TRANSPARENT VELVET WRAPS—the short ones were white elephants in Algona ONLY—in the cities they were HOT. We have two short ones left (orange and yellow—16-18) and they are <fi,*7 Q ^q yours for *** • m*9<t9 We also have two navy blue and one red LONG VELVET COAT—sizes 16 to 38. Pick one of these up for this little <£&B ^ R price of only &*** I «P These dresses might be called the "last swallows of summer"—we call them white elephants because they are still with us. Before we describe a few to you in detail—we have a few "lots" to mention. LOT 1—About 25 dresses that sold for $11.75 and $15. You can get a lot of good out of such a dress, but it will only be in the way here". Good washable^silks^and •prints—you haven't any Idea of these "* •**" values until you see them, choice ... i . LOT 2—About 25 dresses hi this lot—every, one of them is a $20 or a $25 dress. Have had such good luck with the 2 for $15.00 sale that we are going to sacrifice these beautiful dresses at this low price. Come early—bring your friend Two Dresses for Here is a detailed report of the slaughter! Are you short? We have two navy dresses, size 14% which belong to the famous, or infamous-flapper age— $35.00 values. If you're short and small consider yourself hi luck —' • <£Q. C}(1 we'll sell 'em for, each «J»«J»»»»V ere's, a **» georgette 2«M ._,_ Esrisummer an£* "prpspects"; are „ : Jjj—$35.00 value." Ob/yeVJt's a little abort too, but it '' S10 •v B Brown satin, from last Pali—tan lace yoke—good otyle —also a little shortr-size 18. Credit your account with about $5.00 and ', , ' ***"• **** buy this dress for ....," Two Lowenthals—an echo of the past—a light tan and a tea rose—18"and 20 sizes—new "leg-o-mivtton|' sleeve—shows how styles rotate. What a buy at '. Red dresses—especially chiffons—seem to be a "drug" on the market—whatever that means. About six bright red dresses, 16 to 18. Will sell 'em for — $5.00 $8.00 We bought six washable crepe dresses in assorted light shades—green, lavender, pink, sizes to 18—on May 15, and darned if everyone of them arn't here. Now we're mad, and out they go— *ftS» f&tfft $15.00 values—for, each N* «J.W C for 525.00—don't push. Tan flat crepe (short) with flannel jacket to match —a neat outfit—looked good to us last summer, but a "pain in the neck" this year—$35.00 value—help And many, many others, too numerous to mention and too beautiful to describe—quite an effusion for a non-sentimental ad-writer. About every three or four years the dry goods and clothing store "pass the buck" on boys' wash suits. Nobody wants them. So like Jimmie Neville we're "closing them out." We are absolutely SELLING OUT the boys' wash suits—sizes 2 to 6— $1.25 values for 49o $1.75 values for 78o $2.25 values for 98c Why is it that girls' wash dresses MUST be fast color, and still, when they're dirty nobody wants them? About two dozen soiled wash dresses—dandy for school wear—sizes 8-10-12-14, fl> ftr» which go into this sale for just v*»U» About a dozen linen dresses and ensembles-sizes 14 to sa—values to $5.95 and 8.50. We're certainly toed of seeing these garments around—help us out and get a good bargain for yourself It'll be time for smocks again soon. They have certainly had a long restful sumer. Just to start the ball I a-rollln' out go a lot of Nelly Don fast-colored i smocks $2.95 ' values at '.. $8.95 "The Other Stuff" THE BIG SIDE SHOW—Every circus sale has an "extra added attraction"—a which are worth four and five times the step right up and 25 C get your tickets l ____ £lt ' 11 ' Funny isn't It—the SMALLEST hose are the biggest white elephants. Final clean-up of all our $1.95 Kayser, Phoenix, and Munsing, Gt"fl <TI(fEl 8H sizes at 3» BnWtP • ; . Stay away, you size 10 feet. 72x90 filet lace table covers or bedspeads. We can't explain this— <C 4 Cfi R you figure it out V»**"**'*f What a headache these soiled girdles and disconllnu-, ed Qossard foundation garments are. If we sell 'em -we don't have to look at ', ^4 tflffV 'em,'sohere goes *P ••V" , ' * ' >V We used to sell a lot of handkerchiefs—now; everybody gets 'em for Christmas, At any f r^te tjie fact. ; that they're hard to sell makes this an. otir^ftrrHvA hllVj^lincn^ fttif ^.£ j^.t!^.B"-« V l'ij££ has a side show, and this white elephant 25c table containing hundreds of articles price we ask for them. All right, folks, , fWhen^we', don't have' 'tfiese^^ar wonts them. • Here are infants'* 30x38 , _^ flannel blankets In a white elephanti'sale—what do you know about • •' V '- ' thafr—for , ,.,./; Boys' nainsook union suits—size 8-1012-14, too hot to wear any ,,."..*,..,> Here Only 3 Days AUGUST 14th-l5th-16th If you're wise, you'll sneak up and get one of these pretty bags and purses— , 4 OR paying for it, of course—but only ••«**» Can it be that these extremely hot nights have driven the ladies to Eye costume? We'll do all we can to avert a tragedy— crepe pajamas for only i,.;..;........^.. jr; And then we'll follow with a printed broadcloth pajama in all the latest style—fast color—overall and tuck-in, which we *fl O 8S would sell at , 9m*f*M The large ladles are always complaining that all the bargains are for the little women. Well, here are 17 rayon and satin slips—mostly 4 £)dl large sizes, tans, blacks • • W Ain't that a break? There ought to be a not at this counter. We'd call out the local police, but they might spoil the sale of these lovely silk pure thread step-ins and teddies that we're going fl Of* to sell at • BamftP If you're small congratulate yourself again. You will be able to buy $1.95 Munsing and Kayser bloomers in this white elephant -> fftfifi sale for only , ,,..,.,,.*»«*!* Extra Don't push or shove, ladies—take your time—somebody'11 get hurt. One big rack of light and dark silk dresses is likely to be the scene of a "Battle of Gettysburg"—so come prepared. All sizes 14 to 40— values to $6.75 and $11.75 choice— vi^ i . ' <" '•" '" '*• Just why a fine 72xl03-inch rayon bed-spread would be classed as a white elephant we can't guess. But "orders are orders" and Mr. Hauberg says to include four extra special 90x108 "Candlewlcks" (whatever that means) two gold, 4 ACS two orchid, at ..., : . • BrnFif When we get down to one or two pairs of curtains, they're white elephants. These all-laice voiles and ;..:.. HALF PRICE About the time we think we can pick a "sure-seller" cretonne," along comes a big 35-yard bolt that dispels the dream. This mistakes costs us plenty, but you'll get a rare 4 Of* bargain at =., '..,.. • 31 v We wonder where all the homely ladles' sweaters come from. Here's a choice assortment of all-wool, and silk and wool misses' and ladles' sweaters—maybe you'll like them—there's , OR A always a first time. %P*»V Another big lot of better sweaters/ up to $5.00. Really there are some fine bargains here. If you picked them with your eyes 4 A R shut, they'd be worth r. ••«F*f "Regardless of former costs and ensuing loss"—there's a nice start—we are positively going to close out every yard of summer wash goods at one of these three prices—believe it or not— ' 15c 25c 35c 5,000 YARDS —more or less—of choice flat silk crepe, printed rayon, lingerie crepe, printed rayon voiles, Skinner's satin, rayon taffeta, printed velvet, printed dress velvet, crepe Elite—and a lot more, You would'nt expect it In a white elephant sale, but we are going to give One Yard FREE With » • • " '• Every Yard You Buy "Attendants will be the Misses Esther Belle, Gladys and Alice Lovrien, Marian Lovrien, Virginia Wood and Mavjorie Bretz of Flint, Michigan, the Messrs. Dana Lasser of Waterloo, Neal Wood oi North Bergen, New Jersey, Russell Lovrien. Keith, Clark and Phillip Lovrien, Carol Hope Lovrien and Arthur Keith Lovrien. "Music will be furnished by Miss Opal Miller of Humboldt and Miss Martha Skaer of Kansas City, The Misses Elsie Anderson of Humboldt and Edith Apland of Burlington will contribute musical selections during the wedding breakfast which will be served in the Lovrien home." Country Club Party— Seventy-eight reservations were placed for the Country Club dinner which was held Tuesday evening at the club house. A fried chicken dinner was followed by bridge. Mrs. J. L. Bonar won the ladles' high prize, and Arthur Nlelander, who la a guest at the J. T. Chrlschilles home, won the men's high prize. Mrs. G. B. Buchanan won the cut prize. Mrs. J. S. Auner and Ralpn Peterson won the marathon dance. The remainder of the evening was spent in dancing. The committee in charge included Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Paxson, who acted as chairmen; Mr. and Mrs. D. E Dewel, Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Goed- erst Miss Delia Welter, Miss Hazel Potter and Joe Bloom. Children's Party- Mrs. Henry Furst of Buffalo Center and her mother, Mrs. Carrie Taylor of Algona entertained a number of children Friday In honor of the third birthday of Mrs. Furst's little son, Eug,eag. The group of little folks Included Richard FursV, Marcell Cojeman, Pickle Jim and Billy Bob AUon, Joyce and Delores Dunlap, Phyllis, Daryl and Mary LOU Sandberg, Connie and Bonnie Lee Rentz, Richard Webster, and Bobby and Dorothy Ann White. Bug- ene'B great grandmother, Mrs. Fannie Cunningham was also a guest. Mr. and Mrs. Furst had driven to Algona Thursday and Mrs. Furst and the children remained until Sunday. Engagement Announced— Rev. and Mrs. E. Fiene of Letts Creek announce the engagement of their daughter, Gertrude to Homer Morton of Billings, Montana. Mr. Morton visited a few days at the Fiene home last week. He left the first of the week for Schenectady, New Y<jrk, where he will be employed at sales work in a student course given to college graduates by the General Electric Company. Marcus Flene is also employed by the same company. Gertrude Is a graduate of the Algona high school and Iowa Statue Teachers' College. For the past year she has been teaching at Sumatra, Montana, and will return there in the fall. Luhoeho Reunion— The Luhosho Camp Fire group held a picnic reunion at the Call State Park Wednesday evening of last week, It has been five years since the group disbanded. Those who were present for the reunion "were Mrs. T. P, O'Haire, Jr., of Washington, P. O., Mrs. F. F. Twogood of Los Angeles, Mrs. Horace Hamilton of Minneapolis, Mrs. Rollin Hunter of Washington, P. 0., Ruth Stokes, Jeannette Goeders, Ethel English, June Corey, and Mrs. L. L. Wellendorf who was guardian of the group. Mrs. O. B- Nasby of Ottumwa was also a member of the group and was In Algona at the time, but was unable to attend the picnic. Mothers and Daughters Club— The Mothers and Daughters club of Oresco township was entertained on Thursday by Mrs. Oliver Bakken. Roll call was answered by famous songs, Piano solos were played by Mrs. Pearl Fry Gregson. In the. music memory contest, Mrs. Fred Zelgler won first place and Miss Sadie Potter second. The club meeting planned for August aiat with Mrs. R. a. Fry In Algona. has been postponed. Shower for Eleanor Norton- Mrs. M. G. Norton and Mrs. B. A- Schemel entertained a number of friends of Miss Eleanor Norton at a miscellaneous shower Friday, August l, at the M, Q. Norton home in honor of Miss Norton who is to be married Thursday to Frank A. Wauzer of Pan- bury, Connecticut. Mrs. Joel Herbst won the high prize for bridge. <«•* *•*•»« Bridge-Dinner— , Jeannette Goeders and June Corey entertained ft number of friends at a seven o'clock^dinner at the Country Olub Thursday evening. Alter dinner bridge was played at five tables, Miss Ann Murtagh won the high prise,-Mrs. W. P. Andrews, the low prtw ana Mrs. H. W. PJetch, the cut prfee. T-;:*W ' Dinner pance— Mr. and Mrs. H. w. Pletoh and Pr. and Mrs. A, p. Adams entertained twenty-four guests at a dinner dance at the Country Club Friday evening in honor of Mrs. pletch's brother, Chester Falkenhalner, who Is here for a visit from New York City. s , . Entertained Monday- Mrs, w, B. Nugent and Miss Helen Plngley entertained five tables at bridge at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Plngley, Monday evening. Mrs. L. o. Nugent won first prize and Mrs. 0. H. Beardsley won second- —::—' Get-Together Club— Mrs. J. F, Overmyer entertained the Oet'Together bridge club at the Ooun» try Olub Monday evening. A two course dinner was served followed by bridge. August is toe best month to patot. Long hours, of sunshine—quick dryjng —open windows—less rain, wind and dust. Outside white or colors $3.aO gal. 5 gal. lots—Oawbie stores, " j

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