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the Upper £>es Moineg-Republican, November 5, 193ft WEST BEND NEWS. ass^^ Mr. and Mrs. Prank Koch are the parents of a son, born Friday, October 31. Mrs. E. L. Hayne and Mrs. P. O. Dorweiler were Port Dodge visitors on Monday. Mrs. Earl Pease of near Gllmore City, spent Thursday at the home of Mrs. Alice Pease. Mr. and Mrs. Ben MeFarland drove to Fort Dodge Monday evening to see Ben Walker who was 111 In a hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Smith and family of near Mallard spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. White. Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Glrtons of Masoh City were In town Wednesday. Thev attended the funeral of Ben Garthwaite. Mrs. J. L. Henry, who has been quite 111, Is better at tills time. Miss Anna Christianson, a nurse of Bode, Is caring for her. Mr. and Mrs. A. D. deal and family of Rolfe spent Sunday at the homo of their daughter, Mrs. Myron Boos and family. Mrs. Nevins Cuplln returned from Vivian, South Dakota, the middle of the week. She has been visiting with relatives there. Rev. and Mrs. Zimmerman drove to Rodman late Wednesday afternoon to attend the supper given by the Ladies' Aid of that place. Henry Jacobs of Demlng, New Mexico, is here visiting his brother, Goo. Jacobs and renewing among his old friends. her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. White. The home department of the Presbyterian Sunday School held their monthly study class at the home of Mrs. M. T. Munson Friday afternoon. An interesting study hour was enjoyed. Mrs. B. E. Roberts attended the Eastern Star lodge meeting; in Sioux City the past week as a delegate from the local lodge. Mr. Robert? and Bobby drove to Sioux City Thursday after her. The Epworth League members of the M. E. church held a Hallowe'en party at the church Friday evening. The young people had a merry time with ?ames after which refreshments were served. The Hope Circle of the Methodist Sunday School held their monthly meeting Thursday afternoon at the church A good crowd attended and refreshments were served by the committee. Mrs. John Williams was taken to Iowa City Tuesday. She was accom- mnled by her husband and her sister. vtrs. Dan Deviney of Rodman. The report from there Is that she will under',o an operation. Mi', and Mr,s. William Riley and daughter, Ida. drove to Renwick on Thursday afternoon to see Bert Clem- Weslev Items Annual Banquet— The annual banquet for the faculty and school board members and their wives was held last Wednesday evening and much credit should go to Miss Conrad and the domestic science girls for the charming manner in which tliev entertained their guess. All were seated at a long table artistically de- crtratM in Hallowe'en style which was placed In the primary room and which had also been especially decorated in festive style. After the dinner, bridge was played at little tables, Emil Wes- tfjr. pitef.!c5ent of the school board, winning first prize and Mrs. H. J. Braley second high. Sister Dies— P. C. Haynes received a message on Sunday night stating that his sister, Mrs. Henry Bolenus, age 55, had died at her home at Davenport, Washington, at eleven o'clock Sunday morning. Funeral services are to be held there on Wednesdav. Manv residents of Wesley will remember Mrs. Bolenus ns this famllv lived on a farm north of town for some years after their marriage. Mr. Bolenus is a brother of Lou Bol- enus, farmer betweea here and'Tit on- ka. Besides her husband, she leaves ns, who is ill. Mr. Clemens made two daughters and one son. ils home with the Rlley family a nun-.- ier of years ago. - teams will besln School Notes— The basket ball und Mr. McColloch of Eagle came Wednesday- to see their mother who is seriously ill. She is at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. William acquaintances i Hundertmark where she has made her j home for a number of years. Mr. and Mrs. Orvillc Harr and their The Christian Endeavor of the Pres- daughter, Jean and James Sage of bytcrian church were entertained at a Rolfe spent Sunday at the home cf Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Simmons. Mrs. Julia MeFarland returned home Saturday from Clarinda where she has been visiting in the home of her son, Everett and family the past two weeks. Mrs. Ben Gerber went to Iowa City Thursday to see her husband who is ill in a hospital there with spinal meningitis. The reports are that he is getting along all right. Mrs. Ben Walker returned home from Fort Dodg»; Wednesday evening She had been at the bedside of her husband who is 111. He was somewhat improved when she came home. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. McGee and family returned to St. Paul the first of the week. They spent the week end at the home of Mrs. McGee's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. MeFarland. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Miller are in Iowa City consulting with doctors in regard to Mrs. Miller's health. Paul Robinson is taking Bruce's place in the local creamery during his absence. Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Munson and family and Mr. and Mrs. John Munson and son spent Sunday at the Gadd home In Pocahontas. A family reunion of the Munson family was held there. Giles Geist returned to Havelock on Thursday. He attended the funeral of Mr. Garthwaite here Wednesday. Mrs. Gelst is staying at the home of Hallowe'en party nt the home of the president, Miss Olive Munson Friday evening. Hallowe'en games were played after which delicious refreshments were served. Each member invited a guest for the evening. The piano pupils of MJss Mildred Dubbs gave a recital Saturday afternoon at the Presbyterian church. About twenty pupils took part and , rendered their selections very nicely. Some of the children were quite small but show a talent for music. Miss Dubbs is to be complimented. Ben Walker was brought home i'i Saturday evening from Fort Dodge, where he has been in a hospital. He was operated on two weeks ago Friday for appendicitis and gall bladder trouble. The first of last week pleurisy developed and he suffered much pain, but has been improving so much the past few days that he was able to be brought home Saturday. His many friends hope for his speedy recovery. The Presbyterian Aid society met at the church Thursday afternoon for their regular meeting. The meeting was presided over by the president, Mrs. Wash Harris. The business of: the day was planning the bazaar which their practice on November 10 at the Kleinpetcr Hall. All the students who have been absent the past two weeks to pick corn, have returned to school. The sophomore class in English will soon beein the study of the classic. "Silas Marner." Miss Benk, primary teacher, gave a cute Hallowe'en party for the pupils In her room Friday afternoon. The room had been rjrettilv decorated and little games were en- inved before Miss Beck gave her pupils their treats. Honor Guest— Mrs. R. B. Hopkins had the occasion to be the honor guest at the meet" ini? of the Progressive study club while on her recent trip to Murdo. South Dakota. She pave a descriptive talk of her recent travels to the east and through the New England states while in attendance at the Ticket Agent's convention In Boston. Mrs. Hopkins was station a^ent at Okaton, Jones ccunty, South Dakota, for ten vears before comine to Iowa, having been stationed at Hutchlns for a like number of years. will be held November 12. A chicken , a t Boyd Sunday. Mr. nnd Mrs. Chas. Benton of Boone snent Sunday and part of Monday with Ills sister, Mrs. Fred Looft and family. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Murphy drove to Armstrong Sunday to spend the day with his brother, Tom, and family. Grandpa August Diekmann who has spent the last month at the home of h's ^n. Fred A., returned to his home Clavton Conner former harber here ago and is out at the John Youngworth home where he will be employed this fall. i Mr. and Mrs. John Bohannon of Algona. were guests at the home of her brother, Olaf Funnemark, Sunday. The day was turned into a celebration of the twenty-sixth wedding anniversary of the Bohannons Charles Kraus went to Mason City Saturday where he spent the day with his wife who is still confined to the hospital there. He reports that she Is getting along nicely now and that she had the promise of sitting up for the first time oil Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Hutchison, Mrs. Hattie Price, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ward, drove to Mason City Sunday to spend the day at the Harold Price home and to become acquainted with the new daughter, Beverly Jean, who came to the Price home last week. George Goetz was taken to Iowa City last Tuesday where he will be under the doctor's care and where he will have a thorough physical examination. George has been spending most of the past two months in bed with rheumatism suffering with severe pain most of the time. The annual bazaar of the Methodist ladies' aid will be held Saturday, November 8, at the lodge hall. The ladies have been working hard and will have many useful and beautiful pieces of fancy work for sale. The supper will tie served to the public beginning at five-thirty o'clock. Cecelia, Mary Ann and Steve Prlm- islng, children of Dr. and Mrs. C. J. Prlmislng of Melvin, who have been visiting their grandmother Matern, are all sick with the flu. Cecelia had contracted pneumonia and is under the care of Miss Lucille Kunz, registered nurse of Carroll. Little Billie Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Johnson, celebrated his eighth birthday Monday evening after school by inviting in eight little neighbor boys to spend an hour of play with him. Shortly before their going home, Billie's mother served the youngsters with birthday cake and other goodies. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Braley In company with her sister, Mrs. A. E. Rasmussen .and husband of Forest City, and mother, Mrs. George Emmons of Albert Lea, drove to Rochester Sunday to spend the day with their sister and daughter, Mrs. Henrietta Isaacs of Des Moines, who recently submitted to an operation for the removal of a serious goitre. The Woman's Foreign Missionary society held their last monthly meeting at the Fred A. Diekmann home with a goodly number in attendance. Mrs. John Amesbury lead in the lesson which was taken from the first chap- Algona Hi Lights VOL. I ALGONA, IOWA, NOVEMBER S NO. 8 "It takes Interested readers as well as talented writers to make a good paper." Voluntary Reading Charts. The walls of the English rooms are newly decorated with charts bearing the heading "Reading Record." Red and black lines opposite each student's name record the number of books he has read since the beginning of the school year. The charts are to be continued throughout the year, the object being to find out who does the most purely voluntary reading. At the present time Ida Peterson heads the school with thirty-two books to her credit, and Esther Lorenz with twenty-seven Is a close second. Shirley Ellsworth of the eighth grade has read eighteen and Geneva Scharlach, seventeen. An eighth grader who had only three or four books expressed the sentiment of most of the pupils when he said with grim determination, "My line's short'now, but believe me, it's going to grow." Teachers Try Typing. Fourteen members of the faculty of the schools are taking lessons under the direction of Miss Kriekenbaum. They meet for practice every Monday evening about seven-thirty at the high school buildings. Some of them are making rapid progress. The report is that Miss Plaehn is so pleased witli her progress that she has bought a brown and gold portable typewriter to match her hat and coat. Commercial News. Each month the typewriter company ALGONA'S SCHOLASTIC STANDING. Too little recognition has been given in the past to the remarkable results achieved by Algona in the state academic contest held every May by the State University of Iowa. In the last two successive years Algona students have ranked third out of forty or fifty thousand students. This Is'a fine record for the local school to make because In each case it has been overtopped only by college towns. The last year Ames (Iowa State) won first; Mt. Vernon (Cornell), second and Algona third. Out of the three leading schools Algona won first In World History and General Science { second in Ninth Connective English; Tenth Connective English; Algebra, Geometry, English Literature and Physics. In the final contest at Iowa City last June Fernley Nolte won first place in a class of sixty-eight in General Science; Johanna Plene ranked sixteenth out of a class of sixty-five in Ninth Connective English; Craig Smith in Geometry, ranked seventeenth out of a class of seventy-three; and Phyllis Parsons ranked eighteenth in Tenth Connective English out of a class of sixty-four. This is, indeed, a fine record to make for a town of this size. All of the pupils and teachers are to be congratulated, especially Fernley Nolte who won first place at Iowa City and Miss Messer and Miss Babcock who brought their classes through with firsts. Mr. Overmyer is well satisfied POLICE ITEMS. Agitation is being made by the faculty for a clock which strikes the hours to awake the sleeping pupils in time to get to class. Some excitement was created Thurs» day when Mr. Johnson found two girls fighting in his physics laboratory. Efforts are being made to discover the causes of the undertone In the sixth period. All offenders beware as penalties will be imposed Immediately upon discovery. An extensive campaign will be staged next week to rid the school of gum chewers who are endangering the health and stability of the classes. Several pupils were caught and fined for speeding on the stairs during the past week. CORRIDQR CLIPPINGS. A box has been discovered in the primping room bearing a sign which says, "For the new mirror." All the girls who use the primping room extensively are to contribute a nickel to this worthy cause. , Margaret Lobbs was absent Friday. She Is back in school again now. Ralph Ward was out of school Friday morning. Word has come to the high school Burnetta Bonnstetter is in the hospital. The details have not been learned as yet. Everyal Adams was absent from with the results, but he says that the school Tuesday afternoon of last week, cup for first place is about twice as j The seniors are urging that every large as the one for third place and send;T out teste for speed and accuracy, that is the cup he wants us to win In the October tests the following peo- ' next pie won awards: Ruth Steinman, Mar- | garet Knutson, Lulu Huenhold, Dorothy Taylor, Helen Batt, Helen Morrow, Luella Kapp, and Eugene Kelley. Senior Class Party. INQUIRING REPORTER. The question for this week; What sub" Ject do you like the best and why? Juniors. Ray Jones—I like psychology, it gives me a chance to argue. Theodore Powell—Agriculture. It is a practical subject and I like outdoor work. Josephine Chubb—I like English. ter of Cloud of Witnesses." Mrs. What you learn in English can be used in every line. Helen Becker—I like typing; it's like learning the alphabet again. Margaret H.—I like chemeistry because I like to work problems and per- H. M. Hanson lead in devotions. The | hostess served refreshments at the close j tt Paul Black—Chemistry is my favor- of the study period. a and honte made candy will be O n I but now of Popejoy. visited Saturday | The members of the Catholic Daugh- sale. A covered dish lunch was served at the close of the meeting. and Sundav with friends here and j hunted pheasants. Mrs. O. T. Dawson of Mason City y®&&®^^ I evenlng^wSh her so er, Preston Chapin. I HEATERS Hot Air and Hot Water Hot Water Heaters for AH Cars Seat Covers for 1929 and 1930 Chevrolet cars, were $1 3.00, while they last $7.00 put on. Alcohol and Prestone Freezing Solution ]930 0 cyl. Chnv. 1929 6 -cyl. Chev. coupe 1926 Chevrolet sedan 2 Ford one ton truck 1928 Dodge sedan. '29 Model A Ford tudor o I KOHLHAAS BROS. 'hone 200 Edmond Loebig who works at the Decker packing plant at Mason City spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Loebig. Mrs. John Ormsby has returned home after spending two weeks ot the John Barr home at Sexton, caring for the new baby at that home. A baby daughter came October 23 to gladden the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Punke at the home of her mother, Mrs. James Ward in Corwith. Mrs. Oliver Young was the recipient of the floor lamp which was given away by the Lease & Lease hardware firm Saturday evnlng at nine o'clock. • Joe Scanlan came up from Boone on Sunday to get his wife who had been visiting here with his sister, Mrs. J. L. Studer, since the Wednesday before. Miss Margaret Flaherty spent from Saturday until Monday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James T. Flaherty. She is employed at Carroll as a registered nurse. Wellington Drewelow of Omaha and Joe Vetter of Anita, both in the insurance business, spent Friday and Saturday in Wesley and enjoyed the pheasant hunting. Miss Adele Kleinpeter is spending a week or two on a vacation with her '£> : parents here. She has been ernploy- g fd at the offices of • Drs. Clarke and <3 I Smith at Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Vee Mullin and three boys, Victor, Thayer and Avery, drove to Blue Earth Sunday to spend the day with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shea, who were former schoolmates of Mr. Mullin. T ,. P Frank Klass, who went to Texas last a, JOWa. .y | February in search of a mlider cli- :^ £*^ I mate, returned to Iowa about a week ters of America sponsored a card party at the lodge hall Saturday afternoon and report a very good turn out. About thirteen tables of bridge and five hundred were played. Mrs. Clara J. Haverly won high score in bridge and Miss Cecelia Eisenbacher scored first in five hundred. At four-thirty, the ladles served a very fine lunch. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kunz entertained a group of twelve at three tables of bridge Monday evening. Mrs. Kunz served an elegant lunch at the close of the evening's card playing. The guests included Mr. and Mrs. Julius Kunz, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. .Braley, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Wester, Mr. and Mrs. John Hutchison, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Murphy and Mrs. Bertha Looft. It Is planned that the parties will be held every two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Nelson and their children returned home Thursday afternoon from Greenfield where they had gone on Wednesday to attend the funeral of her grandmother, Mrs. Mary Jane Strauser, who had died Saturday following a stroke of paralysis. Mrs. Strauser was a woman ninety-two years of age at the time of her death. Upon the return of the Nelsons, her father, Andy Chambers, accompanied them home for a brief visit. Mr. and Mrs. John Hutchison were six o'clock dinner guests Friday at the home of his uncle, Archie Hutchison, at Algona. The dinner was given in honor of Eveline and Ada McElrea, who are here on a visit. Their home is in Dundean, New Zealand, where they were born and raised. The problems. Seniors. John Simpson—Physics. All work is based on physics. great Eugene Kelly—I like typing because I think it is of practical value. Helen Batt—Shorthand. The lesser evil of the commercial course. Luelln. Kapp—Economy. I like to listen to class arguments. Dorothy Taylor—Shorthand. It's lots of fun. James Vipond—I like physics; you study different Ideas every day. WITH THE ATHLETES. Our regular center, Lewis Moore, was able to play Saturday against Humboldt after being out of the game for two weeks with an injured knee. Bob Williams, one of the reserve halfbacks received an injured ankle during practice last week. The senior class was entertained on Friday night with a Hallowe'en party at the high school. The entertainment | committee consisted of Eleanor Backus, Sara Doran, Bernlce Harrington, William Ferguson, Peter Chubb, Miss Messer, Miss Kriekenbaum, Miss Plaehn and Mr. Johnson. Everyone was dressed in hard times clothes and came for a good time. Peter Chubb and Pearl Walker were awarded first prize for having the best costumes. Peter had whiskers made of rope clippings, which were pasted on his face. He had on some old trousers with one leg torn to the knee. He also had an old jacket which was pinned together by a very large blanket pin. To make it complete he had a terrible looking old hat that sat on the top of his head and an old corn cob pipe in his mouth. He appeared to be rather crippled. Pearl was dressed in an old faded blue dress with an apron tied In a haphazard way around the waist. She had on some old high-laced shoes and her hair was pulled tightly Into braids. The class was divided into four groups: cats, bats, witches and pump- sins. The pumpkins gained the most points by playing games and each one was awarded an apple. After the ;ames a 'scary" ghost story was told by Helen Morrow. Nearly everyone took part In the dancing which took place In the lower hall. The football team came through the game with Humboldt Saturday without any serious injuries. There is a squad of men getting in;o shape for basket ball every night now. There are many prospects for a ;ood basket ball team this year. one of them deposit their money for their class ring or pin. The order can not be sent in until very one Is on the list For the past week Miss Duhlgg's eleventh English class has been study- Ing "Hamlet" . There is much discussion whether Hamlet's disappearance was feigned or real. Most of the pupils believe it to be flgned. Many alumni of Algona high school were here over the week end. The list is as follows: Hoyt Raney from Iowa State College; Dorothy Sellstrom and Harriet Smith, both from Morningside; Darrold Newville from Iowa State College; Margaret Blossom from the Iowa State Teachers' College; Harley Troutman from the Iowa State Teachers' College; Kyle Keith from Coe College; Loretta Howie from Mankato Business College and Arthur Nordstrom from Coe College. Mr. Ward's agriculture classes have been busy looking up special topics for reports. All the Freshmen English classes are making posters representing scenes from well known books for Book Week. Miss Plaehn's economy classes have been taking time oft to read up on the election and the use of the ballot. Miss Wilson's normal training girls are plannnig to change their room decorations. The Normal Training club will meet Tuesday. Room C made an average of 98 per cent and also an average of thirty-nine words out of forty for a week's work in spelling. --- - TEACHERS "GAD ABOUT." Miss Renaud spent the week end at tier home in Fella. Mr. Johnson left Friday night for Jedar Falls. Miss Plaehn returned to Cornell for the homecoming. " Miss Quinby spent Saturday and Sunday at her home In Cedar Falls. Miss Esther Adolphson was on the sick list the first of the week and was unable to teach school. Mesdames Henry Guide and J. J. Jenks were visitors at the R. R. Holly home at Fort Dodge Monday. Dr. and Mrs. E. A. Howe spent Saturday with their son, Rev. A. A. Howe and family at Buffalo Center. Mrs. Joe Schemmel and children of Mankato spent the week end at the Frank and Ed. Schemmel home. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Recker spent Sunday at Buffalo Center at the home of the former's brother, Henry, and family. girls are teachers on the island and I Mr. and Mrs. Fred Plath of Howare cousins of John, his mother and I ard City, Michigan, are visiting at the their father being sister and brother, both originally coming from Ireland. Mr. and Mrs. Ben F. Felt left Tuesday morning for their third annual trip by auto to Rockledge, Florida. Their granddaughter, Miss Nina Mae Wagner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al Wagner, of Corwith, accompanied them and expects to remain this winter with the Felts at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Earl Ranck. We have a <!loh< iery box. Ask us nlxml < Iced cost per iimiii li mi the Ihat jusi tils your liat- ur service and "'iiaraii- •it; batteries. P, 6 $5.45 and old battery. $6.95 and old battery. $7.75 and old battery. $8.90 and old battery. $10.50 for a twelve volt battery. We arc headquarters .For Alcohol, I'restone, Hot Water and Hot Air .Healers and I'uil.ed Staler tires. A few tfood used cars that are bargains. A few good used cars that are bargains. Elbert Garage Phone (>12 for wrecking service. Our Motto: " We Never Close." Notice of Sheriff's Sale. State of Iowa, Kossuth county, ss. Notice is hereby given thuf, by virtue at a. general execution directed to me from the clerk of tin; district court of Kossuth county. Iowa, on a judgment ren- j:> I tiered in .said court on the 2nd day jr?!of October, 1!)2U, in favor of L. A. '(j Andrew, Superintendent of Banking of the .state of Iowa, as receiver of the Al(.;oiiii State Bank o-s plaintiff, and against C. H. Beardsley as defendant, for the .sum of Two Thousand Two Hundred and No-100 ($2200.00> Dollars and costs, taxed at fifty cents (.5(H dollars and accruing co.st.s, I have levied upon Uiu following described personal property a.s the property of the said C! H. Beardsley to satisfy said execution, to-wit: Six shares of stock in (lie Fanners' State Bank, a corporation located at Whittemove, Iowa. And I will proceed to sell said property, or .so much thereof as may be necessary to necessary to satisfy said execution, with costs and accruing costs at public auction to tin; highest bidder, for cash, In hand, on the 17th day of November, 1030, the east door of the court house in Algona, in Kossuth county, Iowa, at the hour of ten o'clock a. m, of suld day, when atid where due attendance will be given by the undersigned. this 17th day of October, L. E. HOVEY, Sheriff of Kossuth County, Iowa. By EVERETT L. HARRIS, Deputy. E. J. Van Ness, Plaintiff's Attorney. 21-22 Dated 1030. if BANCROFT NEWS. Mrs. Hilma EricKson spent Saturday home of the former's brother, Otto Plath. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Preston and their children of Spencer spent Sunday at the home of the latter's mother, Mrs. George Horton. Jay Quinn of Arcadia, Iowa, Is visiting at the home of his mother, Mrs. Bridget Quinn and with other relatives and friends here. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Ostwinkle of Des Moines spent the week end at the home of the latter's parents, Mr. and Henry Deitering. Mrs. Ed. Kelso and children of Burlington is visiting at the home of her father, F. X. Deitering and with at the A. H. Olson home at Swea City. , other relatives and friends. James Johnson of Green Bay, Wis- j Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Schiltz and their consin, spent a few days with relatives daughter, Mildred, visited with their here. | daughter and sister, Amorita, who is Mrs. Alfred Dltsworth will entertain a " end ^B school at Mankato. Dr. Little and Tony Grenahan of Vail, Iowa, were here Saturday for pheasant hunting. They also visited at of the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company, and Ed. Supple, both of Mason City were visiting at the local telephone exchange Wednesday. Miss Mable Hart and Mrs. Perth Ashmore of Shenandoah, Mrs. John Judd of Riverton spent a few days last week at the G. D. Hart home. The former is a sister of Mr. Hart. The junior class of the Bancroft high school will present their play, "Sunny Jane," a three act comedy at the school auditorium Tuesday and Wednesday, November 11 and 12. John L. Haupert drove to Elbow Lake, Minnesota, Saturday. His mother, Mrs. John Haupert and son, Joseph, returned with him and will now make their home on a farm near Algona. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Baker and their daughter, Monica, drove to Wlndom, Minnesota, Sunday. Little Ann Skilling, who has been visiting her -gravd- parents here the past few weeks, accompanied them to her home. R, E. Hutton and Vlggo Chrlstensen left Sunday for Rochester, where the latter will go through the clinic for an examination. Mr. Hutton will also submit to an examination for kidney stones, which have been causing him considerable trouble. The B. Y. P. U. held a Hallowe'en party at the auditorium of the Baptist church Wednesday evening. The hall was decorated with lighted pumpkins, and black cats, corn stalks and black and orange streamers. Games, stories and a treasure hunt furnished the en- were served. The junior class of the public school entertainment for the evening and .reed Hallowe'en party In the school auditorium Thursday evening. The young people dressed as witches, clowns, ghosts and other wierd Hallowe'en characters found pleasure In games stunts and stories after which refresh- rfeshments were served. The George Johnson crew are busy diggnig a cellar under the Ed. Seeney residence west o fthe telephone exchange. A furnace will be installed and other improvements made. Rudy Void moved into the residence Saturday. The Albert Deitering family moved into his residence which he purchased last summer and which was vacated by the H. H. Key family. the Mission Circle at her home Friday afternoon. A. J. Berens returned from Chicago Friday where he has been the past few weeks. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Schiltz spent Sunday at the William Besch home at Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Brink attended to business matters at Waterloo the first of the week. Leonard Schlindweln of Calmar spent the week end with Bancroft relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Johnson of Spencer visited with Bancroft friends over the week end. Harold Pohlman and Miss Georgia Carmean attended the homecoming at Ames this week end. Randal Horton of St. Paul spent the week end at the home of his mother, Mrs. George Horton. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dyer and their children of Ledyard spent Sunday at the M. J. Dyer home. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Foth and children spent Saturday at the Wm. Becker home at Buffalo Center. the Dr. J. A. Devine residence. Betty and Patricia Sheridan entertained thirty-one of their friends at a Ilalowe'en party Friday evening. Games were played after which a lunch was served. Mr. and Mrs, John McDonald and children of Swea City spent Sunday at the home of the former's mother, Mrs. Ellen McDonald, who has been 111 for the past few weeks. Mrs. Leo Saunders suffered a rather painful accident Thursday when she ran an inch long sliver into the third finger of her right hand. Dr. Devine had to remove the silver. Mrs. Florence McGUligan entertained five tables of bridge Thursday even- Ing. Georgia Carmean won high score, Isabel Saunders second score and Mrs*. A. A. Droessler cut prize. The Alphonse Fangman family moved to Alt, Iowa, the first of the week. Alphonse and his brother, Lawrence, purchased a repair shop there and will take possession this week. J. F. Stanfield, plant superintendent Tfijjnw-ir/M. make your DOUBLE-EDGE RAZOR (old or new model) BETTERRAZOR - or your money back I FORTEH 5OfORFIVf Guaranteed by PROBAK CORPORATION AuleSliop Solely R 0 ,oi Ce v Ine, N. r.C over -famous the world Pinaud's Shampoo Leaves your hair lustrous, healthy, and not loo dry! At your dealer i — or send <joc for full-size bottle to Pinaud, Dept, M., 210 E. 21 St., New York. 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