The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 10, 1930 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 10, 1930
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,-\ WINTERIZE Your Car Jliglit now before tlie weather grows colder, drive in. Put your car in-safe, well-trained hands. Have it thoroughly checked, Make your car safe, sure-* and sound for winter driving, Wesley News Items Mrs. Cornelius Nelson has been confined t/o her home the past week with the flu. Julius Studer and Siinon Hlrner at* tended a meeting of the Independent oilmen at Omaha last week. Miss felanche Schleussner of Garner is spending several days this week with her friend, Miss Elizabeth Hauptmann, ' Miss t>eEtta tiail, principal of the Forest City high school, spent the week end here With her father and brother. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Murphy and Patricia Miller spent Sunday visiting With relatives at Webster Williams. Olfcy and Quicker Starting Higher cranking speed and hotter starting spark are derived from a new or fully charged battery. jLet us test your battery no\y. Have it charged or trade it in on one of the correct electrical size. You will find Willard and Firestone Batteries moderate in price and backed by our personal guarantee. See our new battery built for cold weather starting. Smooth Operation Unless your car is Alemited by specialists at their job you cannot expect to dodge winter repair bills. Genuine .one hundred per cent Alemite service gives you free and smooth operation: of every vital part of your car. It also includes the flushing out of gears and'differentials by a special Alemite pro-' cess and vforcing, in ^special winter lubricant— GraphiteT oil. Toll Harley Haynes left Monday morning for Blue Earth where he will be employed as a representative of the Wallaces' Fariner. George Aldridh left Mdttday tor t>6s Moihea where he was to report to a government hospital station for medical examination on Tuesday. The domestic science class of girls has taken over the serving of hot lunches at the public school and began their work Monday of this week. Mi's. Leo Blelch has been chosen as declamatory coach for the local high school declamatory contestants and will begin .then* work in January. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Weig of Aberdeen, South Dakota, arrived here on Friday morning to attend the funeral of his mother, Mrs. Alvina Weig. E. N. Loebig and sister, Mrs. John Huber of Buffalo eCnter have returned from their visit with relatives and friends at Eldora and other points In Iowa. Ed. Studer of Excelsior, Minnesota, called to see his parents, the Nathan Studers, Saturday before leaving for his home after a business visit at Fort Dodge. Mrs. Daisy Gleason, who has spent the past ten days visiting in the home of her sister, Mrs. Guy M. Butts, left Sunday for her home in Mound City. sisters. Eveline arid ASa. who left the next day fot Kansas 0%, xtey ex- to reach ttetf home ifi BunediM, . 2ealarid, by tfebfllary i, to re* sume their duties'Ss school teachers'. The Womae's Foreign" Missionary BO<- ciety met last Friday aftermStai at the Raymond Hanson home, Mrg. CWrddH C. Giddlngs, president ot the society, presided at the meeting and led in the devotions. Mrs. William Hufchinson took charge of the lesson for the day. The sum of nine dollars WM realized by the Ladies* Aid at their meeting at the John Amesbury home last Wednesday. Mrs. eBntoh was the assistant hostess. At the junior high school dcilama* tory contest held last .Tuesday 'evening, December 2, at the Klelnpeter hall Wesley won one first, one seond and one third. The schools in* competition were Wesley, Burt and Tltonka. Johnette Looft won first in humorous with "At the Swimming Pool," Arlene Hayrt- eS tarn second In dramatic with "The Forgotten Witness," and Clare McCall scored'third in oratorical with "1 am an American." Mr. and Mrs. J, F. Cooney entertained theilr bridge club Sunday evening., Three tables - of bridge were played With. Louis Goetz winning first prize .for the men and Mrs. Arlo Dawson winning first prizb for the women. Mrs Herman Bode held low score. Special guests of the evening were Prof. Edwin Klooz, Mary and Mary Kent. Mrs. Cooney served very delicious refreshments shortly before the guests left for their homes; A group of young people of the Congregational church, head by'Mr. and Mrs. Silas Skow met at the Herman Carlson home Wednesday night to pleasantly surprise their daughter, "Ed- •$^^ Xmas Suggestions fV • 4- • t*i" j" ' ' lh*V tmtfm '. - • J,./; .-J Desk Sets* $7,75 and tits -- . ..... . v ,. . . V-'" 1 - f- Protect Your Radiator Gold winds and freezing weather will cost you money unless you drain, flush then refill your radiator with an anti-freeze solution. 188 proof Alcohol, Ever-Ready Prestone or Radiator Glycerine will give you one hundred per cent protection. Illinois. Mrs. Theron Hanson left Saturday for Washington, Iowa, where She will visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elam Johnson, until after the Christmas holidays. John Kerrins returned here Sunday from Pleasanton where he had been since Thanksgiving visiting with his three children, who make their home with their maternal grandmother. Mrs. L. A. B. Nattress and her five I year old daughter have been in Sioux City the past two weeks where they went to have the little girl's tonsils removed following a seige of illness. Paul Flaherty has accepted a position as manager of the Phillips Petroleum service station owned by Albert Monson and will be handy man at the station during the whiter months. Miss Evelyn Erickson won second in the dramatic division and Joseph Hanig third in the humorous division in the junior high school declamatory contest at Titonka last Tuesday evening. Mr.iand Mrs. H. J. Braley entertained .their evening bridge club Thursday night. , : Julius. Kunz held high score and received the first prize.- MTB.-Bra-- ley served a very pleasing repast at a late hour. , Mrs. William Henderson, James, and Mrs. John Hutchison drove to Port Dodge Friday where they spent the day and consulted an oculist in regard to James''eyes which are making a steady improvement. na, who was' celebrating her birthday that day. Edna was sweet sixteen and proved a charming little hostess at hfir party. The self-invited guests brought wonderful makings for an evening's repast and after several hours of games and general merrymaking, left for their fcomro wishing Miss Edna many happy returns of the day. The adult Sunday School class held its monthly meeting at the Raymond Hanson home this week Tuesday evening, church services of the Methodist church were well attended Sunday, Rev. O. H. Moore speaking on "Joy in Christ," a pro-Christmas sermori. Five teams of two men each, put on a budget drive Wednesday in the interest of the church and-report a successful drive. Dr. Lease, district superintendent, assisted in the work. The regular church services of the Congregational church were held Sunday morning with Rev. E. Bersten delivering a sermon "The Second Coming of Christ." The Study club met Thursday, December 4, at the home of Mrs. Henry Looft for its regular bi-monthly meeting., Eight members responded to rol call by reciting a favorite verse o poetry. After the usual business medt ing the lesson on "Poetry" was con ducted by Mrs. Leo Bleioh in an abli manner. She read a paper on "Com' paiison of Modern and Victorian Poetry," in which all poetry was classified under six heads, namely, heroic, historic, dramatic, epic, lyric and sonnets and concluded by reading of a homemaker's poem "Ike Walton's Prayer^ by James vnutcomta-RUav The next mefetlOg^onrDecember; 18 wil be held at the Amesbirry home am will be a social afternoon devoted to Christmas games, songs and readings. Nothing ceuld make a betterpresetit tfiatt a Parke^Pein or Desk Set, Parker Pens $2,75 to $7.00. Parker Life- Time Pens $5.00 to $7.00. Guaranteed for life," lV , MOotL NO.QIS Wrist ;Ladies' or Oettts- : The largest line of Elgin Wrist Watches in £o89uth'cot ty. We are Algot&'s accredited deale^. Wrist Watches' $ 12.50 and up. •< •" > - •'^' •'• •'•» >l v ' * tf - " • ' ' * • •' • ' -• -^ , ••'-',-•-•»•> ,„ • .' ; Lusby'sDru Blotter Sets £2,50 Store Miss Evelyn Brighton has been" or the sick list for.the past week.,' . School was closed. Friday, while •the teachers went to the -institute at gona. , Mrs. B. L. Rossman entertained- th<5 Baptist Ladles'. Aid. in Bancroft Insf week Thursday. The Henry Rasmussen family'drove .to Ventura Sunday to visit Mr. Rasmussen's parents. ' ' . Mr. and Mrs. Herman Storu'ScKer "and daughters, Edna and'Eldora, wer6 Fair-i mont shoppers Saturday. •' - Mr. and Mrs. -Verne Hawbacker'and twins of Truesdale spent the-Week, end at the Harley Hoeck home. • • Mr. and Mrs. .Charles Thlesfeld of Winter Driving Safe We take care of all preliminaries and then let us cneck your tires. Poor non-skid treads on slippery roads are dangerous. Punctures and slow leaks are disagreeable. A new Firestone Built Tire new tube or repair will save an accident that usually costs more. We trade tires. TIRE SERVICE COMPANY Algona, Iowa JVWVMVWVWVVWVVWVVV^^ Mrs. Arthur Benschoter, Mrs. Geo. Eens-choter of Algona, Mrs..George Ol- bcn of Sexton and Mrs. GUhen Ben- fchoter- and Leon of Kanawha were guests at a one o'clock luncheon at the L L. Lease home Thursday. Emil Wester, H. J. Braley, Ben Hopkins Halvor Flom, Jr., W. W. Sturdivant, L. L. Lease, John Amesbury and Vlggo Kiilsholm attended a past masters' banquet of the Masonic lodge at Corwith Tuesday evening of last week. Ralph Maddox, former instructor in the public school, called on some of his numerous friends here Saturday. He is located at Bradgate where he has been promoted to the principalship and is now teaching there for his second' year. , , .: . . Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thissen came up from .their home near Fort Dodge Sonday to spend several days at:the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hauptmann and to attend the funeral i of his father, Peter Thissen, at Algona Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Blfiich and Loi Marie drove to Harcourt Sunday ti spend the day with her brother, Mark Smith, and family. Mr. and Mrs Bleich were the sponsors for their two week's old son who was christened Vin cent R.ay. Mr. and (Mrs. John Richter, Mrs Otillia, Hildman and Miss Nellie Frimml left Sunday for Springfield Minnesota, to visit at the home of Frank Weber. They will also visit the Vincent Weber family at Morgan before their return the middle of the week. Andrew Thissen and Mrs. Paul Raskopf of Marshalltown came Sunday to spend until Wednesday at the home of their sister, Mrs. O. M. Huber. Mr. Thissen, Mrs. Raskopf and Mrs. Huber are brother and sisters of Peter Thissen whose funeral was held at Algona Tuesday. Mrs. Jorgen Skow returned home on Thursday morning from Des Moines, where she went to attend the state executive committees meeting held there in the interest of the Women's Missionary work of the Congregational church. Mrs. Skow is chairman of the committee for this district. The basket ball teams played at Bancroft Friday evening. The Wesley girls were defeated by a score of 28 to 9 and the boys were victorious over Bancroft with a scoro of 11 to 13. This week Friday the Wesley teams will go to Renwlck to play and good games are expected as the teams are quite evenly matched. Mr. and Mrs. Jorgen Skow and Mr. and Mrs. Silas Skow attended a district meeting of the Britt, Garner, Buffalo Center, Forest City and Wesley Congregational churches at Britt Friday afternoon. The meetings and banquet served in the evening were under the supervision of the young people of the congregations. Mr. and Mrs. John Hutchison were guests at the home of John's parents at Algona last Wednesday night at a farewell dinner given for-the McElrea Presbyterian Church. Morning theme, "The Waiting Lad." This- Is a theme that touches the interest of every home, the state and nation/ .The evening hour will be given to singing of favorite hymns. This is a service.-that both old and young can enjoy.. Come with a friend. The Sunday School is going with increasing interest, and. the Y. P. S, C. E. calls for the attendance of all the youth- of the church.— J. L. Coleman, minister. ' ' Harmful Prejudice Prejudice is a glass through which we see darkly. It colors and distorts our Judgments. Through it we look- on evil things and they appear harmless ; 5ve look on (he' good and wonder If It Is worth while, Ringsted visited at the-John Homan home Wednesday afternoon. The .children of. the .Norwegian.Lu^- theran. church; have begun practicing for their Christinas program.;, . Nicholas Doocy returned from Chicago Wednesday evening. He has been visiting an uncle for the past month. ' Hazel Anderson won first at Fenton Tuesday night in, the declamatory contest.- Her piece was-"The Death Disk." Mr. and-Mrs. J. E. Scully and children, Winifred and Edward, : visited at the John Schneider and Martin Larson homes Sunday. Mrs, John Osborn and Mrs. Earl Os-. born attended the afternoon, luncheon given at Armstrong Tuesday afternoon for members of the. Methodist Ladies' Aid. .,..; ...-_; ' ."v?7,. ,-.. Mr. and Mrs. Earl' Osborn entertain^ w,g|ur«iax*6up guests: Mr. and.-MJ^.iRaympnd Anderson;, Mr, and Mrs. Harold Goetsch,' Clarence 'Osborn and Maxihe Weisbrod. Mr, and Mrs. Henry Lauck, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Struecker of West Bend and Mr. and Mrs. Henry 'Lauck, of LuVerne, Minnesota, were dinner guests Wednesday at the Herman Struecker home. Two public sales were held in Seneca township last week, one on Monday at the Iver Hoens farm and the,other Tuesday at the George Jensen farm. Nearly everything sold well at both places. Iver Hoen is quitting fami- ng'and will move to Armstrong. The 3eorge Jensens are moving to Ringsted, where Mr. Jensen has bought out the dray line. The -Sexton adies' Aid will se>vfe-a lunch at the public sale of Frank Tom- 1m tnear" Wesley hext week Tuesday Decemtier^lG. - r ' •» '< f ( -v ; - c- » . ' 'Mr. and 'Mrs. 'Robert Eellly .are'' the proud parents of a big baby boy bortt last 'webk. .'Mfs.--Reilly -was; formerly Bessie* Pasley •' • " - , . • . SEXTON NEWS. Ray Black was very sick last week with gland trouble, but is a little better- at this writing. You are making up your #st of. Groceries Wanted .today or some other day soon, phone or step in at The ' 'DEPENDON" Stpre. ; But before' you do that, take a look through this .advertisement .and see if: you are short any of the very seasonable, real good eatables; "•Little; Crow' 1 and "Iowa Maid? wheat or buckwheat pancake flour or old fashioned pure New York Duckwheat in bulk. Home made '(Minnesota) pure sorghum goes fine and is still better if topped off with a cup of OUR PURE QUILL COFFEE Fruit, jellies and jams are plentiful—and at reasonable prices, four pound PP glass jars, mixed preserves __, "DC Two pound Baby Stewart jars, all pure fruit _^>L^: ........ 55c Big assortment of candy is here. California walnuts, three different sizes, all new and low priced/ California canned goods are all 3c to JOc a can less than last year's prices at ^P ^^djWiiMp ; '^|p IMF Ladies' .Aid will meet this 1 week tFhursjday .-afternoon- with <MrS.' HarVey Steven .-north of- town. 'Everyone is welcome to attend, . Frank ahd' j LeRoy 'tfurger of neaif Titonk'av find a friend; teRdy Ehler of Corwlth %ere ! sun'day evening, visitors at the home .of Mrs* Sarah. Wise. ,., ,Mr. and-' Mrs. Wm< Kirschbaum were Friday evning supped guests with their son, August Kirschbaum and family. August has been' sick "for" some time; but .is gaining his strength back again, , Miss ; Edith Dreenfleld .met. with a very> palrjful jaccident Monday, as she was lifting a kettle of, hot; water, from the stove and it spilled . and the steam burned her hand quite badly atid is very painful. :;- ...\ : .»:•;• ; Mrs Drusllla Noble received word ast week of the death. of Otto Noble a Bloomington, - fflinois.. - He ,. was 'ound dead in his home by his.thii'- ;een year old, son when he came, home from school at noon, his wife' being awajnat the.'tlme.>~Ottle Noble was a etepsoa of Mrs. rusie Noble. • JenS ?° of < Algona is atay- . 1 S? te Uld - ftunt ' Mr- *nd r Wise east of town, ad his father is very low and not expected to I 1 , 6 ! 5 uch lon ser. Mrs. Jensen and Mrs.- Wise', we: sisters;;-'" " '• Mr.-and Mrs. Lloyd-Steven were Sunday dinner: guests at the home of his PWents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven. The two Mrs.-Stevens are oa the Chrlst- m as WPgrarn, committee and were making further plans for the Christmas projgrato at the church. • ; Mr. arid, -Mrs. Arthur Greenfield and- daughter, -Edith,, spent Sunday with Mr.. Greenfield's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Greenfield near Irvington. Wm. Greenflel4 recently fell from * s . hay 1 mow onto- a manger and is stili unable to walk or get around very Wllt/tl* AH ««l- ' * much as yet. Mr.' aW'Mrs. Robert Kirschbaum and little son and baby daughter of Garner and Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Nail arid little daughter, Diana Mil- dred'of Britt were all Sunday evening visitors with Mr.. and Mrs. August j Kirschbaum and family. The two Mr. Kirschbaums are brothers and Mrs. Nail and Mrs. August Kirschbaum are sisters. ^. ^ANTHRACITES ? BITUMINOU5 Call on F. S. NORTON & SON for suggestions in the way of improvements and you will be surprised to learn how inexpesively the old house can be brought up to date. We can supply all your needs in lumber, cement and roofing and will furnish estimates. Phone 229 for an appointment. YARD THAT SA^ES AND SATISFIES* Closing Out Sale AS I tun discontinuing, the hardware line, I have a I tew Majestic ranges, also two circulating heaters,! and a few heating stoves. • • In order tq move them quickly I will make some very attractive prices to clean them out. W. J. SIGSBEE Home tJtmties Plumbing and Heating.! Polished Plate Glass Joe Greenberg

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