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The tipper Des Moines-Republican, November 26,1930 Miss Irene ^b^i tifcujffcter of tit fcnd Mrs. Johii Faba bf West Bend fed Paul Thilgcs, ,%0n Of Mr. ahd Mr* $. P. Thllges bf fetivenJaW, were mat • -led Tuesday morning at 3s. Peter ,anc ?aul catholic uhureh to 'West Bend by l-ather Dobbersteln. The bride wore A town of white satin .and lace, with a 'ell held In place by A wreatH of orange' ilossoms. Her bridesmaid, who was ler sister, Cornelia, 'Wore a gown' o smbroidered pink net. Lawrence Thll- :es, ft cousin of tlio groom, was the >est man. The flower girls 'were Mar; • •'aber and Laura Frld&res bf 'Wes Jend. The wedding march was'blKy- id by Adela Faber. About one hun* red and fifty guests witnessed the ieremony, ahd attended the weddiiif Jinner Which was gtvteh at the homo ' >f the bride's parents Immediately at- er. Tuesday evening the v Couple gavo i wedding dapce at the K.'of O. hall to i fhlch about two hunted and seven- Jy-flve couples were invited. After a wedding trip the couple will'be at.honi* tm the Ji P. Thllges farm. The young pouple has the best,' wishes of the feommunlty. Mr. and Mrs, J..P. Thllges Mil move to Algona. ffltortly 'after trhanksglvlng and Will occupy the Mrs ChaS. Barry home which they purchased recently^ ,' ,- |3ecret Marriage ' The Sunday Register, had an ari- houncement of, the mafr&lge of Miss felsle Wagner of Whittemore -and Prod fiohallen of Algona. 'The cere- hiony was performed April Id In New Hanirton by the Rev: W. p. Splker. Ivlrs. Schalieri is the daughter of MrJ frad MM. Fred Wagner'of Whittemore She Is a graduate of the Whittemore Presentation academy and Since her jraduation has been a very successful leacher In Palo Alto and Kossuth ;ountles. She Is a talented reader and, was always ad outstanding performer n all plays put on. at the academy. Mr. Bchalleri Is the'son. of Mr. and ttrs. Prank Schallen. For" several years IB has been employed as..a mechanic it the Kohlhaas Brett. Oarage. Mfc find Mrs. Schallen are making their home at present with Mr.. Schallen's parents. Mrs. SCMlioii Will finish.her term of teaching at bhe Simpson school inear WhittemOre. ' , . - Birthday Party— ". ' ' !• Mrs. Lucy Pish celebrated her. eighty-sixth birthday Monday In a -way jthat pealsed 'her very much. There were very many surprises for her during the day. She received boxes of cut Sowers, and many useful gifts which she appreciated greatly. Her first surprise was a post card shower from seventy-five of her old and dear friends ind neighbors which gave her much pleasure as she read the message from each once. burlng the afternoon she" was happ ly.Surprised once more when her kin friends and neighbors here came Ir With baskets of good things to ea Whlbh they served In her honor, was a pleasant surprise arid one Ion to be remembered. All wished he fiiafiy morfi happy birthdays. tfhloh Mothers and Daughters Club— Fifteen club ladles ventured out up on tile muddy roads last Thursday t meet at tha home of Ada Will In Un Ion totaishlp. A paper, "What ar toe 'doing for Self Education," Was p"re pared and read by Sadie Schenck, wh Is now living at Minneapolis, but wh made It a point to be here and reai her paper In person. Her presence a. well as her paper were very much ap predated. Preparations for the ban tjbet which takes place December • at ,the- Methodist church at Burt wer discussed. The club ladles will furnish ,the banquet themselves this year and the affair Is a little ahead or schedule to try and avoid the cold weather. Federated Clubs Meeting— The Federated clubs of Kossuth County will hold a meeting at the Legion hall on Tuesday, December 2 There will be the usual business meeting In ,the forenoon, covered dish luncheon at noon and program in the afternoon. Mrs. Frank Griffith of Fort Dodge will give the main address. Mrs •Elinor Sutton will speak oh the county welfare work and the countv chorus .will anake its first appearance. All blub ladies are Invited. Those attending the luncheon are ask6d . to bring a covered dish and sandwiches. ,ii • . Normans Give Wedding Dinner—Mr, and Mrs. Oscar Norman enter- Alned a large gathering of relatives ast Sunday evening at a wedding dln- ler given in honor of the marriage of ;helr daughter. Miss Eleanor, to Olar- ince Zech of Plover, Iowa, which occurred at the Little Brown church the weefc previous. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Seen, parents of the groom Were in attendance from Plover. The younn married pair were the recipients of Some handsome presents. The newlyweds will make their home Bt Plover after January first. Temperance Legion— The Loyal Temperance Legion will meet with Mrs. Ellis McWhorter Friday afternoon at two o'clock. Boll call will be answered with Something You have to be Thankful for. The lesson ubject will be Thanksgiving. After a ,hort program the rest of the time ill be spent making scrap books. #»»S»»S*S^ JU Birthday Party — Phyllis Walker, small daughter o Mr. and Mrs. Glen Walker entertain ed ten of her little playmates at he home Monday afternoon in honor o her fifth Birthday. Those presen were Evelyn Dau, Gladys Baylor, Ro sanne Reding, Joyce Sterling, La Vonne Wolcott, Jeanette Sterling Maurice and Merrill Devlne, Budd Klrsch, Jackie Dick Capeslus and Son ny Walker. Games were played an later lunch was served. FaneweH rarty— A farewell party was held last Fri day evening for the J. P. Thllges fam lly of Rlverdale township, who ar to move to Algona in the near future At eight o'clock about fifty people ar rived at the Thllges home with we: filled boxes. The evening was spent I: playing cards and games and at twelv o'clock lunch was served In cafeteri style. The hostesses were Mrs. Leon ard Thilges, Mrs. H. M. Thilges, Syl via and Julia Thllges. Shower tor Irene The Mifcses Julia, Agatha, Sylvia an Mary Thilges, Cornelia. Faber, Theresa Miller and Mrs. John Origer gave a miscellaneous shower last Wednesday evening at the Leonard Thllges hom< south of Algona in Rlverdale township for Miss Irene Faber, who Tuesday be came the bride of Paul Thllges. Thi evening was spent playing five nun dred. Miu John Allman -won the flrs prize and Mrs. John Origer, the sec ond. There werfe about forty guests present. em PATRONS EN JOT WASHDAY WfWNAl The old-fashioned "wash-day" is a thing of the past in homes where women have come to demand their own leisure and social time. Wise householders have found out that • there is neither time, money nor leisure saved by doing laundry work at home. This laundry specializes on family work and does it promptly, freshly and economically. Rough dry laundry work is our specialty It's cheapest in every way to send us your laundry. Kirsch Laundry Khvntifs The Ktwanie club members entertained the Kwcens at a luncheon on Thursday of last week at the Algona hotel. .Prof* Shlmek of Iowa Olty gave ii very intersting talk on Conservation; The ladies spent the afternoon playing bridge. Mrs. P. J. Kohlhaas wqn the high prize, Mrs. J, L. Bonar second; Mrs. J. 8, Auner, third, anc Mrs. A. 1-:. Kresensky the cut prize. Helping 'Hand Society — The Presbyterian Helping Hand society will meet Thursday, December 11 nstead of December 4, at the .home b! Mrs. Hugh Post. 'Mi's. Guy Van Doritan, Mrs. Lewis Stetzel, Mrs. Olon Shore will be assistant hostesses. They plan a bazaar and supper to be held at the Legion hall December 6. Vlargaret Bartlett Is Hostess — Miss Margaret Bartlett .entertained ,he girls of the Graham store and a ew other friends at a bridge party Tuesday evening. The high prize wat von by Miss Kose Arendt and the low prize by Miss Marie Carney. O. E. S. Meets Tuesday — The O. E. S. will meet next Tuesday veiling at seven-thirty Election of ifficers will be held at this time. St. Thomas Guild — St. Thomas Guild will meet on Dec- mber 4th with Mrs. G. W. Carmean of Bancroft. Morrison Returns From Washington. E. R. Morrison returned home Monday from a week's trip to Washington, D. C., where he attended a meeting .of 'the National Society of Agronomy. He, in company with ten county agents from the United States and three Canadians, won the trip for their work on soils for the past five years. The sessions of the society had to do with soils, farm crops and so forth. It was primarily a meeting of soil scientists chemists, and directors of experiment stations. The meetings consisted of papers, readings and discussions of new finding in soils work and was very valuable and instructive. It was a great compliment to the county to have their representative win this !rip. It was found that the winning counties handled their soil problems In much the same manner that Kossuth did- Everyone in the community had a hand in helping win. Phone 267. v UMulMWBttUw Let our Telephone be your Clothesline p' Q Giwxa2ae<ac«M.o»:«^^ BARGAINS in Pioneer Lady Died at Bancroft Friday. Bancroft, November 25. Special: Mary Schenck Winters, a resident of Kossuth county for seventy-five years, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Alice Anderson Friday niorn- ing, November 21. She had been an liuvalicl for the past four years. Mary Schenck Winters was born in New York, July 17, 1846. In 1853 she came to Iowa and settled near Algona, at which time there were only four log cabins and a few covered shacks. She was married to William Winters November 17, 1866, to which union four children were born, three of whom still survive,. For several years they lived near Bancroft and she has been a resident of this city for the past twenty-eight years, Funeral services were held at the Baptist church Sunday afternoon at two o'clock with Rev. Charles Bryden having charge of the services. Interment was made in the Algona cemetery. Six nephews of the deceased acted as pall bearers. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Alice Anderson of this city, two sons, Alclen and Frank, of Denver, North Dakota, one brother at Topeka, Kansas, and two sisters at Lebanon, Kansas. '30 Ford tudor $450 Three ]f)29 Ford tudors $340 to $395 '28 Ford tudor $250 '28 Ford coupe —$250 '27 Chciv. coach __$125 '2(> C'hfiv. sedan __$ 90 '2<; Ford tudor $ 60 Public Auction Sales, TERMS Kent Motor Co. Algona, lowu Monday, December 1.—E. C. Behnkendorf farm sale, one and one-half miles east and two and one-half miles south of Titonka. Riddle & Stewart auctioneers. Tuesday, December 2.—George O Boettcher, public sale, three miles north of Burt and Ihree-quarters of a mile east. Riddle & Stewart, auctioneers. Thursday, December 1.—Charles Johnson, Corwith, farm sale, Lou Matern, auctioneer. Saturday, December 6.—Henry J. Schmidt, Jr., farm sale, one-half mile south and three miles east of West Bend. Thursday, December 11.—A. C. Miller, farm sale, six miles southeast of Wesley, Lou Matern, auctioneer. Tuesday, December 16.—Frank Tomlin, farm sale, one-half mile west and five miles north of Wesley, Lou Matern, auctioneer. UNION TWP. SCHOOL GIVEN HIGH HONOR Dist. No. 4, Known as the Schenck School Made "Superior School." ONE OP FOUR IN ALL OF IOWA State Inspector of Rural Schools At' tends Celebration of Event last Friday Evening. (By Rev. A. Wood). Wasn't it Russell Conwell in Ills lecture "Acres of Diamonds." who made the statement to an audience one evening, "Who knows, your fortune mav be right under your chin?" And a woman went home turning that phrase over In her mind and a few days later conceived the idea of the lever collar button which she patented, the income from the Idea making her Independently wealthy. Which goes to prove that we often overlook the thlnes of Importance, value and honor which are nearest to us because We are looking for them in a region of greater distance. -So it has been with the people of TJnion township for right in their midst there- has been conducted a tvpe of rural school which is one of but four in the state to have attained the designation "Superior School" from the state board of education. It was to celebrate 1 the conferring of this honor that a group of patrons and guests met under the auspices of the Parents and Teachers^ Association at the district school No. 4, (Schenck school) on last Friday evening. Thti meeting was presided over by Harry Ward, president and Miss Gertrude Sage, teacher. A program was then presented as follows: invocation Rev. Wood; song by pupils of the school, "Little White School in the Wood." County Superintendent Wm Shirley gave a "Chronological Review bf the History of the School." He pointed out that for seventy years Schools had stood on approximately this same bit of ground. The first school was erected in 1860 and was later replaced by a larger building. In September, 1894, this building was Dlown away In -a tornado which swept through this section doing much general damage and distributing portions of the school building and equipment through the woods northeast of the school site. (Harry Ward commented ,hat he searched for a vear for his old desk before he was able to locate it.) The building erected following this disaster stood for twenty-seven years but was destroyed by fire on December 23, 921. The present modern and up-to- date building followed. The school of .860 was the first school in the coun- ;y to be erected by a public tax levy although there was an earlier school built into the side hill of the Relb- hoff pasture in 1856 financed by pri- r ate subscription and which came to IB known as "Gopher. College." Sup J rintendent Shirley stated that since he inauguration of the system "of the tandardization of rural school District School No. 4 had rated standard evi iry year with the exception of the rear they were without a building fol- owlng the fire. During the period of leven years two other schools, No. 6 n Lincoln township and No. 7 In Whlt- emore township have also rated stan- lard for ten years. Union School No. is the only school in the county vhich has a higher rating than these, t having rated standard every year or the entire eleven. These four chools have received state aid in am- mnts as follows: Union No. 5. $736.75: .incoln, No. 6, $752.25; Whittemore No. , $771.07; Union No. 4 $840.50. The amounts allotted to each school is det- rmined by character of work beine lone and number of pupils in the chool. Following this talk five girls of the chool presented a candle light drill endition of "America, the Beautiful." Mrs. Alfred Schenck. director, was hen introduced by Mr. Ward with vords of appreciation of her devoted nd constructive work in aidine the chool to attain the "Superior" rat- ng. She gave an interesting talk in hich facts presented by Superintend- nt Shirley were supplemented by fur- her interesting item? and in which he affirmed that the school had at- ainecl the high place in which it stood hrough the cooperative effort and the igh standards of patrons, pupils and eachers. A presentation of a group song by jupils of the school was followed by Miss Sage with a practical and inter- sting paper on "Why Parents Should /isit School." Points comprised were: o become acquainted with conditions mder which their children are taueht o advise and encouraee the teacher and to observe their children at play and work with other children of their own age. The conclusion of the procrram came vith the address of Miss Jessie Parker of Lake Mills and Des Moines. state nspector of rural schools. This address.,was highly inspirational and revealed the speaker to be thoroughly conversant with her work. She explained the basis on which ratine of 'Superior" school Is made as: eood >uiU]ing, properly lighted and heated; eacher of outstanding rating: instructional equipment of higher rating; community cooperation; good grades iy pupils. She commented that there nad been no eighth grade failures of the pupils in this school during the present teacher's administration. Miss Parker commented with approval on the work being done by rural schools despite the adverse criticism of some educators. She pointed out: that there is an opportunity for individual attention to and treatment of the nu- pil, lack of which is now beine pointed out as the weakness of high schoo! and college by many educational critics; deals with boys and girls who are trained in bearing responsibilities in their every day life. She told of a county commencement program for honor student representing about an usual number of pupils from town and country. Four out of five of the contestants on the program came from the country. At the close of her talk. Miss Parker presented the school with a bronze tablet to be placed on the building to signify their new rating. There followed a social period during which refreshments were served to the fortv guests present. Pee Wee Mountain Named Mt. She-Ha«ta. Mrs. Irving Urch won the flv^ dollar prize for the oest name f^r the miniature mountain at the Pee Wee golf course. Her name was 'Mt. She- Hasta" taken from Mt. Shasta and the fact that to play the hole on which the mountain Is the hazard, the ball has to go through the mountain. Mr. Kllllan, one of the proprietors of the course, constructed the mountain himself and it Is one o' the most clever hazards on any of the indoor courses. Swea City Doctor is Critically 111. Swea City, November 26. Special: Dr. Henry Kulander, who has been critically ill the past week at the Fairmont clinic, is still in a critical condition and with an attack of flu, erysipelas, heart trouble and other complications which have developed and his weakened condlton prior to the heart attack is making the outcome at this time very doubtful. Hosts of friends are anxiously waiting for better news. Swea City Pavilion Will be Wrecked. Swea City, November 25. Special: The North Kossuth Sales Pavilion, a relic of days when large sales of thoroughbred stock was auctioned to the highest bidder, was sold last week to the county, and it will be wrecked and a shed built for housing the county road equipment. Over ten miles of snow fences have been erected in the fifth supervisor district. A Legger on Every Hill And Stills in the Valleys. • Emmetsburg Democrat: As J. C. Bennett recalls, it was Ed. Manning, once lieutenant governor of Iowa, who advocated so strongly years ago a school house on every hill and no.saloon in the valley. Mr. Bennett thinks this well known prohibition saying might now be fittingly changed to a bootlegger on every hill and a large still in every valley. Times and conditions have changed. Attend Will H. Dilg Meeting at Spencer. Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Goeders, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Wellendorf, J. S. Auner, Torkel Hill and J. L. Bonar attended a Will H. Dilg League meeting at Spencer Wednesday evening. Prof. Shimek of Iowa City was the speaker. He returned to Algona with the group and was a guest at the Goeders home. Thursday he spoke before the Kiwanis club. Regular Patrons Quit Hotel "De Hovey". Carl "Shorty" Dahl and George Duncan, both well known local residents of the Hotel "De Hovey", located across from the court house, checked out this morning, but wiU probably come back soon-as they are somewhat loathe to leave then- comfortable Quarters : and face the cold cruel world, especially at ;hls time of the year. They had both served thirty days for drunkenness. Unconscious for Three Hours After Fall. Lyle Raney, son of Mr. and Mrs. 3ugh Raney had the misfortune to f«ll from a horse one day last week. The force of the fall knocked him unconscious and he remained in that state for about three hours. The next day after the fall he suffered with a leadache but otherwise did not seem njured. Lyle is one of the local football players. Thanksgiving at P. O. No city or rural deliveries will be nade during the day and no money order or postal savings business will >e transacted The stamp and general delivery window will be open from 9:30 to 10 a. m. Special delivery and jerishable matter will be delivered. All mail will be dispatched as usual.—Sid J. Backus, Postmaster. Card of Condolence. The following resolutions were adopted by the local camp of the Royal Neighbors of America, No. 2601, held at our hall November 13, 1930. Whereas the Supreme Ruler of the universe having removed from our midst our worthy and loving Neighbor Emma C. Godfredson and Whereas our love and respect for ler as a member of our R. N. of A. camp makes it fitting that we give expression to our feelings at this time. Therefore be it resolved that in her death our lodge has lost a valued and useful member, the community, an lonest and upright citizen. Resolved that our sympathy be extended to her relatives at this time, and that a page of our records be inscribed to her memory and our charter ae draped for thirty days. Resolved that a copy of these reso lutions be sent to the relatives of the deceased and furnished to our local papers for publication. Committee Neighbors Adelle Hodges and Ella Hohn. Marigold Beauty Shopp I Over Iowa State Bank, Phone 803 Makeup and Cosmetics Do you know how to emphasize your good points and how to make less noticeable your less attractive features. Your eyes are one of the most important but Algona ladies are not using the proper make-up. Make-up for the eyes is quite new for the street, having been used for theatrical purposes only. Do you know how to use your creams or any cosmetics after you buy them? Do you know what shade of powder, rouge, lipstick and eye shadow to use Very few women do and need the help of a hair dresser who has made a study of this particular line. Mrs. Dailey has had special training in the art of make-up under Helena Eubenstein, world acclaimed beauty specialist in one of the most exclusive beauty salons in New York City and is now qualified not only to advise you on what you should use in cosmetics but how to use them. She offers you with pride one hour of her time on any Tuesday morning, by appointment without any charge, to help you solve your skin and makeup problems. Marigold Beauty Shopp II Over K. D. James, Phone 93 Did the wave in the hair on the crown of your head grow out months before the sides? It did if you had a Naivette Croquignole wave previous to this time in any shop in or around Algona including this shop. Mrs. Dailey brought from New York the latest improvement in the Naivette Croquignole method. We are the first to have the new crown heaters and rods which enable us to put a wave as close to your scalp at the crown as at the sides. This is only one of our new features in permanent waves. Our price is $8.50. Why pay more 1 1WJWWMT Swea Cityans Attend Funeral of Pioneer. Swea City, November 25. Special: Several from Swea City and vicinity attended the funeral of the late Mrs. George (Bud) Nutt of Fairmont Friday afternoon at the Methodist church. The Nutts were pioneer residents of East Chain township and will be remembered tiy all pioneer residents. Their genuine hospitality in pioneer times, won for them a place that will never be forgotten. She is survived by two sons, Alfred and Wilbur Nutt and two daughters, Mrs. Cora Bergquist of Chicago and Mrs. Grace Giles of Fairmont. Union Couple Have Adopted Little Boy. Mr. and Mrs. August Slagle, well known Union township farmers, have taken into their home a little boy, who has a very pleasant disposition and will fit In nicely in the home that is to be his in the future. He has been named. Roger, is below school age and comes from the Iowa Children's Home at Des Moines. He has been with the Slagles about three months. They have one other child, Audrey, who is about six years old and is also adopted. This worthy young couple are to be commended on the good work they are doing towards making a home for these little ones. a good attendance at their bazaar and supper,- and the proceeds amounted to about eighty-five dollars. While out at his farm Saturday cut,ting wood, A. Q. Smith had the misfor- •tune tOhave^a-treo-fall-on him, throw- Ing htm baclcwaras.t hurting his back and injuring his knee quite badly. Edward Underdahl, Loyal Glngertch and John Griese returned home on Saturday evening from northern Minnesota,'.where they had been hunting and fishing. /Jhw | J. H. Warburton, living east of town has the right idea. Saturday afternoon a car was parked on the side road near the Warburton home for about two hours with two men in the car. Mr. Warburton passed the car twice, so he then called up both the banks and told them about these parties so that in case they might be up to some mischief the banks could be prepared. If everyone would keep on the lookout for such parties, it might help in decreasing the number of bank robberies. LAKOTA NEWS. Julia M. Liesveld and Wade Ball were visitors at Bancroft Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Krall were entertained at dinner Sunday at the H. T. Lathrop home at Thompson. Mrs. Ray Ranson returned to her home at Sibley Sunday after spending a week here with her mother, Mrs. Eakin at the L. J. Needham home. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Worley and Donald went to Dows Sunday to meet some friends from Pennsylvania, who accompanied them home for a visit. Mrs. Wm. Schroeder, Jr., and he:daughters, Margaret Lola, and Dorothy spent Sunday afternoon at the home of her mother, Mrs. Anna Coupanger at Elmore. In spite of the storm on Thursday evening the Methodist Ladles' Aid had Closing Out Sale As I am discontinuing the hardware line, I have u few Majestic ranges, also two circulating heaters, and a TOW heating stoves. In order to move them quickly I will make some very attractive prices to clean.them out. W. J. SIGSBEE Home Utilities Plumbing and Heating. vwvwvwvwvvwwyvwyvvw STAR THEATRE Bancroft, Iowa BORDER LEGION Fri. & Sat., Nov. 28-29 With Zane Grey Reckless, daring riding and hard fighting men. Girl who falls.in- to their hands. That's Border Legion. KING OF JAZZ Sun., Nov. 30 & Dec. 1 With John Boles Laura LaPlante THE LAY OFF Tues. and Wed. Dec. 2-3 With Lowell Sherman Women in love, playing the game that neveiv pays. A dramatic In smash. TRIGGER TRICKS Fri. and Sat., Dec. 5-6 With Hoot Gibson Thrilling ana fast riding. Very; sensational. Oome earjy and *void the rush.

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