The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 17, 1930 · Page 11
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 17, 1930
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Upper Des Moines-Republican, December 17,1930 nt the week end with Tena Jensen near Lone Rock. i Osb °rn helped Mrs. Ben tie a quilt last Friday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Anderson spent •Sunday at the Cecil Anderson home. The small son of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Anderson has been sick for the last few days. Tom Ferguson of Vincent is visit. «J£ at the home of his brother, Alton Ferffuson, Mrs. Ida Fink and daughter and sister spent Sunday evening at the Anton 'Dahl home. "Superintendent and Mrs. R. L. Rossman and son, Refine, spent Sunday at the J. w. Bolllg home. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Jensen and family spent Sunday at the C. M. chris- tiansen home in Swea City. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Llndsey and son, Edward of Fenton, were Sunday dln- 'iier guests at the Earl Osborn home. Wm. Osborn lost a valuable hog last week when the straw stack caved in on it and smothered the hog to death. Martin Larson and his brother-in- law, who has been working here, went to Minneapolis Saturday to visit with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Osborn and son, Marlon, and Mrs. Roy Osbom and son, Lloyd, were Algona visitors and shoppers Wednesday. The Seneca school will have only a week's Christmas vacation, which will start next week. No vacation wW be had for New Year's day. Vernon Jensen, Lyle and Marion Osborn drove to Charles City Sunday to visit Neil Osborn, who is working in the Charles City creamery. He likes his work and has a good job. Mrs. John Osborn spent Friday night at Swea City with her aunt, Mrs. Carrie Thompson. Mrs. Jennie Jensen and Mrs. Millen Jensen went up on Saturday and she returned home with them. A number of people from Seneca went to Fenton Saturday night and I heard the Morningside College glee club which sang in the M. E. church. Everyone reported it very good and entertaining. , Mr. and Mrs. George Valdects of near Ringsted, Mr. and Mrs. Preston and family and Mr. and Mrs. Ole Johanson and family of Bancroft were Sunday dinner guests at the Martin Wilberg home. Some one broke into the country school.four miles north of Seneca last Thursday night and stole some coal. It is hoped they keep warm this winter, however the directors don't wish to furnish free fuel for everyone. Clifford Gardner held a public sale last Thursday at the Mrs. E. M. Gardner farm. Things sold very satlsfac- Fenton Man Gets Birthday Surprise. Fenton Reporter: August Krause was pleasantly surprised Sunday evening when all of his children and friends gathered at his home to help him celebrate his eightieth birthday anniversary. Those present were Alex Radlg, L. J. Dreyer, a. R. Krause, M. F. Meyer, August Zumach, Walter Krause and II. F. Meyer and their families, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Meyer,, Mrs. A. H. Krau&e, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Luedtke, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wolfgram, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Krause of Lone Rock, Edmund Wlttmus and Rev. and Mrs. Kabelite and girls. About ten-thirty o'clock Rev. Kabelitz gave a short talk after which the male quartet consisting of O. R. Krause and son, August Jr., Edmund Wltt- mus and August Zumach sang "The Lord Has Helped Me Hither." A tray luncheon was then served and after the luncheon the Rev. Kabelitz joined the quartet and sang "Er Lebe Hoch" and the guests departed wishing Mr. Krause many more happy birthdays. Wesley R. N. Lodge Elected Officers. Wesley, December 12. Special: At the Royal Neighbors meeting Wednesday night, officers elected were: Mrs. John Ormsby, oracle; Mrs. William Henderson, vice oracle; Mrs. Bertha Looft, chancellor; Mrs. W. W. Sturdlvant, past oracle; Mrs. Paul Erdman, recorder; Mrs. Chas, Murphy, receiver; 1 Mrs. H. J. Braley; marshal; Mrs. Ernest Hutchison, new manager; Mrs. Alfred kelson, inner sentinel; Mrs. Robert Velter, outer sentinel and Mrs. Fred Looft, musician. Algona Men Visit LuVerne Rifle Club. Fenton News Items P. t. A. The regular meeting of the parent teachers' association was held in tn high school assembly last Tuesday ev ening, the meeting being postponed from last week on account of the Jun ior declamatory contest which was hel< here that evening. Two selections were rendered by the high school orchestra Which was their second appearance since organizing and they receive* many compliments on their splendid program. Mrs. F. O. Bailey read a previously prepared paper entiUed "The Romance of Radium," which included many interesting facts concerning the life of Marie Curie, the discoverer of radium. Margaret Stephenson, accompanied by Miss Gilbert, favored the audience with two solos. Superintendent Belken then gave a very interesting talk about "Aladdin's Lamps," the story of the development of the modern radio tube, reminding us of the leaps and bounds of the progress of science in that direction This concluded the program and after a short business session, lunch was LuVerne News: Dolph Raney, 'ohnson, Charles McGinnis and Ed. Mr| seph Anderson, Sr., their president for the past year, with three yards of linen table cloth. The Andersons are moving to near Buffalo Center the torily. for the' generaTprice' of evrcy- first of March. Mrs. Anderson will be thing this year. Clifford intends to i greatly missed as a very active mem- _ " . , , . . r\Ot* 1r\ Tna T.o nlac' A Irt anri r^fno** Xnuiwn Smith were here from Algona Monday .vening and attended the regular shoot jf the LuVerne rifle club. It is under- tood that rifle club is to be organized n Algona in the near future and the men were here getting pointers on how a rifle club should be conducted. Bootleggers Are An Expensive Luxury. Estherville Vindicator: Just read over the county schedule of claims published in this issue of the Vindicator and Republican and note what the bootleggers and criminals are costing Emmet county and then cease wondering why taxes are high. served in the basement. The January meeting Will be omitted. Woman's Club Party— The Woman's club held their annual Christmas party last Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. F. C. Bailey with Mrs. W. P. Weisbrod as assistant hostess. The response to roll call was this time, a Christmas suggestion, and many of them called forth much merriment. After the business meeting clever guessing games were Introduced by the entertainment committee, Mrs E W. Ruske and Mrs. H. H. Wlddell, prizes being won by Mrs. A. H. Meyers and Mrs. Cora Bohn. Each member was given a bag of beans with which to purchase a gift, which were auctioned off by Mrs. Santa Glaus. The singing of Christmas carols closed the afternoon's entertainment and a delicious two course luncheon was served. Mrs. F. P. Newel and Mrs. C. C. Kern were guests of the club. Install Feed Mill— The farmers' elevator company has Just completed the Installation of a new Monarch grinding mill, the purchase price being $3,300. The old mill, which was much smaller, was traded in for $900. The mill has a thirty inch burr and is the largest of any in this section of the state. Two forty horse power motors are required to operate the mill and one twenty horse power motor to blow the feed into the wagon. The steady Increase of business made it necessary to make the change and it is hoped a continued increase of business will enable them to reduce the price of gringing in the near future. move near dairy. Armstrong to operate a Mr. and Mrs. George Wankie and Mr. and Mrs. George Anderson and daughter, all of Chicago, are visiting at the E. M. Gardner home. Mrs. .Wankie and Mrs. Anderson will both he remembered as'formerly being Oral and Vera Gardner. They are both registered nurses. The Roy Christensen farmily is to hold a public sale December 18. They will move to Aberdeen, South Dakota, where Mr. Christensen will operate a hatchery. The people of this community will greatly miss the Christensens but wish them success and happiness in their new home. . The Lutheran Ladies' Aid met at the Peter Thorson home hi Ringsted last Thursday. They presented Mrs. Jo- ber in the Ladles' Aid and other church work. Mrs. George Jensen gave a talk and presented the gift Rev. Sande also expressed his appreciation for the cooperation the Andersons have shown with him and the other members of the church. The Norwegian Lutheran Ladles' Aid held their annual election of officers last Thursday at their annual meet- Ing which took place at the P.-Thorson home in Ringsted. The 25 members with the aid of a few others made a very good record for the past year. About five hundred dollars were taken in from various dinners and a bazaar. The new officers are as follows: Mrs. J. H. Jensen, president; Mrs. P. H. Jensen, vice president; Mrs. Melvin Norland, secretary; Mrs. Millen Jensen, treasurer. The decorating committee is Mrs. John Osborn, Mrs. Martin Wilberg and Mrs. S. O. Sande. I WVWWSrtW What Can I Get for Her? What Can I Get for Him? These questions easily answered at Headquarters" Imported and Domestic Toilet Water ..$1 to $5 Pearl on Ivory Toilet Sets $5 to $25 Hallcraft Gift Stationery $155 Kodak Albums 50o to $3 Moore's Fountain Pens $1.50 to $7 Almont Gift Stationery 69o Major Gift Stationery 69c Candle Sticks All Prices Electric Waffle Irons $8.49 Electric Iron $3.49 Electric Percolator $355 Rol-Tan Cigars, in gift boxes $1 El Producto Cigars $255 Gilt Edge Correspondence Cards 59c Maxlxe Chocolate Cherries 49c Town Talk Chocolates 49o Liggett's Chocolates $1 to $1.50 Christinas Cards 5c and lOo Sharl Compacts single $1.50 Sharl Compacts double $2.50 Book Ends $2 per pair Leather Book Ends $355 to $6 Leather Bill Books $2.85 to $5 Electric Boudoir Lamps, complete $2.69 5 Ibs. Old Home Chocolates $1.98 Bibles priced at $1 lo $6 Christinas Cards, per dozen 39c K. D. James Algona, Iowa. WWJWV^^ Notice to Christmas Shoppers The following stores will be open until nine o'clock on the evenings of Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week and also Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week; & Herbst The aoeders Company Bothers, Weiss Ss Ctonrtedt' Depfc Store, ^ Mrs. A. H. Meyers has been ill the past week. Miss Alvira Krause of Garner spent the week end at the parental, Gus Krause home. Mr. and Mrs. Wilmar Hantelman are the parents of a baby boy born Friday, December 12. Mesdames W. J., E. C. and E. A- Weisbrod and J. A. Schwartz were Fort Dodge shoppers Wednesday. Miss Kathleen Llndsey spent Sunday visiting, her sisters, Mrs. Harold Steadman and Bernice Lindsey at Carroll. Mrs. L. J. Weisbrod and daughter, Nettie, Mrs. H. G. Lindsey and daughter, Kathleen, were Fairmont shoppers Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Llndsey and.son; Edward, were entertained at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Earl Osborn in Seneca Sunday. Walter Warner accompanied by his mother, Mrs. Sam Warner, and sister, Lola, drove to Des Moines to spend the week end with the former's wife and baby. Mr. and Mrs. George Boettcher and daughter, Laura, and son, Don, went to Iowa City Monday where Laura will be treated for sinus trouble and Don for diabetes. John Gramenz moved his pool tables and other fixtures into the buildings recently vacated by Chas. Lauritzen, the first of this week and will continue his pool hall business there. Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Graham and children were visitors at the home of the latter's parents, Mi-, and Mrs. W. A. Peters of Burt Friday evening. Bruce and Gordon remained with their grandparents until Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Stofibcr and the latter's parents, Mr. and Mi's. Ver- brogey, all of Armstrong, visited with relatives Sunday in Kanawha and en- route home were six o'clock dinner guests at the W. E. Stoeber home. The juniors enjoyed a class party at the school house last Saturday evening. A taffy pull furnished part of the entertainment. They were sponsored by Miss Gilbert in the absence of their regular sponsor, Miss Brancit. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Huskamp motored to Des Moines Saturday for a visit with their daughter, Mrs. Wesley Witter. They were accompanied by their granddaughter, little Joan Witter, who has been spending the past month with them. Miss Margaret Stephenson entertained a few of her friends at a four o'clock luncheon this week Monday to honor of her birthday. Those en- Joying the courtesy were Virginia Frank, Ardls Voigt, Hazel Weisbrod and Lola Warner. The M. E. Aid society met last week Friday afternoon in the church parlor. Plans were made to hold a father and son banquet here the fore part of January. Hostesses were Mesdames J. B. Hansen, J. B. Hartman, and Herman and Wm. Huskamp. Mrs. H. H. Wlddell was hostess to the afternoon bridge club last Saturday afternoon. Mrs. O. H. Graham was winner of the prize which was given for the highest score. Mrs. W. R. Wolfe was a guest of the club. A delicious two course luncheon was served after the games. The Standard Bearer members a farewell party' in honor of Miss Edna Lauritzen last Thursday evening at the home of their counsellor, Mrs. E. A Weisbrod. She was presented with a box of fancy handerchiefs and a Standard Bearer pin. She moved to tier new home in Whittemore this week Monday. Many pupils of the lower grades have been absent the past week with the influenza in some form, interfering greatly with the Christmas programs being prepared which will be given this week Friday atfernoon. Little Harlan Holdorf of the first grade was operated on last week Tuesday for appendicitis at the Fairmont hospital and is now recovering nicely. The Morningside College men's glee club included Fenton this year on their annual tour and arrived here Saturday afternoon. They appeared in a concert before a large audience that evening in the M. K. church under the sponsorship of Rev. Snyder and the people of the M. E. church. The concert was a rare musical treat and was well received by those in attendance. Miss Nettie Weisbrod. and Miss Mabel Brandt were Joint hostesses to the remainder of the school faculty at a Christmas party at the home of Miss Weisbrod last Thursday night. After pleasantly spent evening gifts were distributed and refreshments served. Those attending were Superintendent Belken, Mrs. Belken, E. D. White, Misses Martha 'Gilbert, Matilda Kressin, Margie Kleinhexal and Lily Rasmussen. Folks like to receive slippers for Christinas. They are always ac- !< ceptable gifts for old and young. FOR MEN Brown kid Romeo 9 leather soles —— J * Br. calf Romeo cushion soles Br. calf Everett cushion soles 3.00 3.00 1.75 Everett .felt slip pers ,leather soles Everett felt slippers, soft loath- soles er 1.25 FOR WOMEN D'Orsay's kid slippers, all colors, 0 with heels«*• Best Ever with soft leather soles Everett felt slip- 1 CC tlior solos l»v«l Slippers, 2.75 pcrs, leather soles Boudoir slippers 0 7C solos niirl lif>ols •*••** 1.00 soles and heels _ Felt Slippers, soft soles — FOB CHILDREN Boy's leathers cushion soles 2.50 ii Boy's felts, soft soles 1.35 Misses' leathers, 0 (VA onff c,J«o AuVU soft soles Children's Felts, soft soles Youth's felts, soft soles 1.0Q 1.00 Of the quality you can he proud to give. Reduced HOLIDAY FARES Round Trip First Class between all stations on the Chicago & North Western Line and to points on western connecting lines to and including Ogden and Salt Lake City; also to a large number of other points in the south and southwest. Good going Dec. 19 to 24, inclusive. Return limit Jan. 6, 1931. Tickets good in Pullmans and parlor cars on payment of regular charges for space occupied. Bargain Fares to CALIFORNIA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST from all points on the Chicago & North Western Line. Tickets good going on Deo. 16-22, also Dec. 26. Return limit Jan. 15, 1931. F0r full particulars apply to Ticket Agent LONE ROCK NEWS. vyxxttowyKX^^ Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Rice went to Hampton Saturday. R. E. Locke of Reiner, Minnesota, was hi town last Friday. The sewing club will meet with Mrs. Fred Genrich Thursday night. The Macumbers are remodelling the ce box in then- cafe this week. Fred Flaig and Art Sprank were at Fort Dodge on business Thursday. Robert Ackerman helped the dray- man last week unload coal and lumber. Mrs. Wm. Christensen and daughter, Verdabelle were in Burt last Wednesday. .Mr, ^and Mrs. Ben,. Seegebarth of Chicago came last Wednesday to visit with relatives. The local church is planning to have a Christmas tree and program at the church Christmas eve. Glen Leeper, who has been working at Fort Dodge the past two weeks, came home last Tuesday. J. M. Blanchard sold a new hog house to Ole Johnneson, who will put it on the John Kirch farm. School closes Friday, December 19, for one week of vacation. It will start again Monday, December 29 but there will be no school on New Year's day. Albert Rath, who has been picking corn for Don Moore returned to his home at Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, last Wednesday. The big trees in the Joe Elvidge yard near the street were cut last week, Henry Weirner and Henry Schrader doing the work. Art Davis, Delbert and Russell Sharp went to Omaha on Thursday to take back Ollie Tyler's truck and they then came home Saturday. Lura Sewlck, Dorothy Macumber, Ella Ewoldt, Gladys Stebritz and John Newbrough were Christmas shopping at Algona Thursday for the school faculty. A six pound baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Helgens of Dexter, Minnesota, at the Rochester hospital on December 10th. The little one was named Lila Irene. Miss Evelyn Thompson and Miss Evelyn Behrmann entertained at a bridge party at the Krause home last Wednesday night. Mrs. Alfred Kroeger won high score and Dorothy Davis low score. Mrs. Charles Morris and daughter, Vera, Ruth Householder, Gordon Blanchard, Naomi Wegner and Lawrence Newbrough went to Algona Thursday to do some Christmas shopping for the school faculty. Miss Ella Wolfe went to Des Moine? last Monday and came back on Thursday. The Calvin Householder family took her to Whittemore Sunday where she will make her home for the rest of the winter. The first school paper, called The News Bulletin, came out last Tuesday. Margaret Roderick is editor-in-chief. They intend each family to have one of these papers and if there is a family that did not receive one kindly let them know. SHOES HOSIERY OE CO ^^vo:#3ZK8iy88!a(^^ o >; nyya&tty^^ FOUR CORNER NEWS The Larkin Club met last week on Wednesday with Mrs. Everett Witham. Miss Grace Walker visited the Wm. Rich home last week and from there visited with friends near Burt and at Algona. Several friends gathered at the Everett Witham home last week Wednesday evening for a surprise in honor of Mr. Witham's birthday. A supper was nerved at the close of the evening. There will be a Christmas program given this week Friday afternoon by the school children' at district number seven Union township or the Arthur Cruikshank. school for the parents, who have-children in that school. Mrs. Ed. Genrich Is the teacher. Mrs. Edith Rich returned home last week Wednesday after spending about a week with Mrs. Herman Llndeman at Dakota City. The latter brought the former back and also attended the Larkin club meeting at the Everett Witham home while she was here. Four Corner Mothers and Daughters club will meet this week Thursday with Mrs. Lloyd Pbtter. Roll call will be answered by singing of Christinas carols by club members. The Christmas grab bag will be the main feature of the program at this meeting. There will be a Christmas program given at the school in district number six, Union township, by the school children this week Friday afternoon for patrons of the school. Irene Mitchell is the teacher. This will be the last day of school before the Christmas vacation. About sixty patrons of this community were entertained at the Noble Mitchell home Friday evening. Five hundred furnished the entertainment for the evening. The high score was won by Mrs. Everett Witham and the consolation prize was received by Tom Reid. A luncheon was served late in the evening. A large number of relatives and friends gathered at the John Sabiri home Sunday for a surprise dinner in honor of Mr. Sabin's birthday which was the latter part of last week. Among those present were the Wm. Drayton family, the Wm. Rich family and George Rich, the Jack Light family of Burt, Mrs. John Rich, the Arch Walker family and the John Gettman family. Melvin Eakin of Wells, Minnesota, was here Sunday visiting his mother, Mrs. Agnes Eakin at the L. J. Needham home. Mrs. Wm. Schroeder, Jr., and her children spent Sunday afternoon at the home of her mother, Mrs. Anna Coupanger at Elmore. The Ladies' Missionary society of the Presbyterian 'Church held a bake sale at the Thaves Sisters' store Saturday and took in about twenty dollars. A miscellaneous shower was given on last Thursday evening at the J. C. Rippentrop home southeast of town, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Joe A. Risius, Guy Wesseis was over from Buffalo Center Saturday afternoon running the oil station while his brother, Herman and family spent the afternoon at The C. J. Rippentrop family and Mary Eakin, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sachs, Mr. and Mrs. Joe A. Risius and Mr. and Mrs. Jake Risius were visitors at Mason City last Wednesday. The farm bureau of Lcdyard township had a meeting at the John H. Hcetland home last Friday evening. They had a Christmas tree and program and exchanged gifts. A very delightful time was had bv all present. Mrs. J. E. Tclkamp north of town made in the neighborhood of two hundred pop corn balls which were distributed among the guests. Free Show and Candy for Kiddies. Last Saturday morning Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Rice of The Call gave two free shows to the kiddies of the county and gave each one a package of candy and a noise maker. Kiddies were present from every part of the county and they all had a fine time. Mr. Rice reports and about 1,000 noise makers. Two shows were given to acocmmodate the crowd and consisted of a western rodeo, a trick frog comedy, a dog reel and a Santa Claus reel. LAKOTA NEWS. Mrs. A. T. Buckels and children were visitors at Fairmont last Saturday. The Homer Altizer family spent from Friday until Sunday at Minneapolis. The Nick Koppen family spent Sunday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Powers. Chicago 1392 Railway Mrs. Delia M. Smith, who has been quite ill the past ten days, is getting along nicely at this time. Lillian Worthington, daughter of Mrs. George Worthington, was married I The Misses Helen Davidson, Audrey to Frank Detloff of Hampshire, Illi- Hastings, and Bertha Muller were Estherville visitors Saturday. Miss Mary Ukena of Buffalo Center is staying at the home of Mrs. Delia M. Smith during her illness. The Rufus Olthoff family and the former's father, W. O. Otlhoff were visitors at Fairmont Saturday. The R. C. Farrlngton family of nois in November and they will make their home at Hampshire. Lillian was formerly employed in the telephone office at Algona. The Legion Auxiliary held their regular monthly meeting at the Legion room on Wednesday, December 10, with Mrs. Wm. Pudding and Mrs. James Ackerman as hostesses. It was voted to give $2.80 for disabled soldiers and one dollar to the educational fund. Reports of the county meeting at Titonka were given by the delegates, Mrs. John $prank and Mrs. N. L. Cot-: ton. The secretary reported that she had sent the monthly donation of one dollar to the Knoxville hospital and one dollar to the adopted soldier, J. Phillips. Montgomery, Iowa, was here Sunday visiting at the A. Q. Smith home. Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Torino, Mrs. J. H. Warburton and Mrs. A. Q. Smith were visitors at Fairmont last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Hansen were at Rake Saturday where they attended the funeral of a relative of Mr Hansen. SANTA CLAUS SPECIFIES OUR He knows what's good, and he knows what's good for the children. Jle always Imys his supply where the candy is fresh and pure and where it is inexpensive. ALL YOUR, CANDY NEEDS CAN HE FILLED HERE Box candies for gifts, stocking candies, and candies for the many social needs of the week are our specialty. PUR YULETIDE SPECIAL Chocolate covered Cherries in liquid cream, per pound box CUMMINGS 5c to $1 Store Algona 1

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