The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 14, 1931 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 14, 1931
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The Upper Des Moines-Republican, January 14, 1931 SOCIETl W. R. C. Officers Installed— The W. R. C. met Tuesday evening and Installed officers for the coming year. The new officials are Mrs. Edith Taylor, president: Mrs. Alma Nelson, senior vive president: Mrs. Emma Roupe. junior vice j>r??3dent.: Mrs. Ida Forbes, treasurer: Mrs. Rath Cook. secretary: Mrs. Flora N'rwvsllo. conductor: Mrs. Fdnsi L-oper. g-.iard: Mr?. Emma Dohnert. as= : stan' s-.iard; Mis Ella Hohn. chaplain: M'TJ. Elirabe'.a Plum Creek Club— On January 7 the Plum Creek Social and Literary club was entertained at the home of Prances Bleich with Jessie Altwegg as assisting hostess. Roll call was answered with "Hard Nuts to Crack." Mabel Tjaden read a paper on "Public Safety" and Maude Jergenson read a magazine article, "The Autoist's Alphabet." The next meeting i,- the annual club banquet and is to be held on January 21 nt the home of Miner, press correspondent. Mrs. Edith \ Violet Brnschoter. Miner, music-ian; Mrs. M>in Ostmm. j patriotic instructor: color bearer*. 1, Miss Hilma Ostrum Mrs. Clara Cronan. Miss Aenes Bllsborouah. and Miss Luella Binganwn. Olebrale Anniversary— Thirty-one neighbors came to the I home of Mr. and Mrs, Louis Boci? in i Union township the eveninsr of January 12 to help {hens remember their fiftoonlh ww'dinst aimJvtrsary. Hie evening was spen-, as oirds. Mr. and cently were: Mrs. Ellis Rimrher, wor- Mr> Jolif. Msh;\nf>- fawr«i She quests t.hv matron; F, L. Tlit^cx wt^jiy j by plsyrvs sot«e oiri Ume mxjsic, Mr. patron: Mrs. Hazel Dalsiol, wsteUint MAIWWT p'.^ W vjwm and his wife matron: J. A. Browuell. jusistant pat- I nctom&ArJfrf >v,~ an thr piano. Lunch ron; Mrs. O.K. Long, conductress; Mrs. ! *•« *™^ - w ~ ***?'* brought by O. E. S. Installed Officers— Eastern Stnr officers installed re- Georse St. John, assistant; Mrs. H. D. Hutchins, secretary; Mrs. Elizabeth Be wen, treasurer: Mrs. George E. Johnson, chaplain: Mrs. Harry Wilson, marshal!, and Mrs. Fred Oelgcl, organist. Mrs. B. A. Thorpe was installing officer. St. Cecelia's Gaild Party— The second of a series of parties sponsored by St. Cecelia's Guild will be held at the K. of C. hall Thursday, January 22 at eight o'clock. There wUl be cards and dancing. thf Farty for Mrs. Mr:--. Sa-Trsj-; H;;ne of Minneapolis :vr,n M;«,> Ks??l P^'.ter entertained tw< !ve f.-vna> f.t a briripp party Saturday cvcwrss: in honor of Mrs. Hiram Whuo who vviih her husband left on Monday for Oklahoma City, where they will make their home. The party was hold at the home of Mrs. Hfls- eltlne's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cosgrove. Mrs. Harry McCorkle won the high prize In the bridge game, and Mrs. White received a guest prize. $0»-<K8»«C8K8C8K«8^^ Call Theatre - - Akona Equal to the best simnd theatre in America. The new lobby has been opened, comfortable for 100 persons. It's'for your comfort. Trade matinees Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, prices 10c-30c. Martha Potter Weds— Miss Martha Potter, only child of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Potter, of Cresco township, and Victor Applegate of Corwith were married Saturday at Storm Lake. They were accompanied by friends of Martha from Cedar Rapids. Martha was graduated from the Algona high school in 1927. Later she attended Iowa State Teachers' College, where she took the normal training course. This ynar she has been teaching a school between Corwith and St. Benedict. She will complete the term. The bridesrroom is a youncc farmer near Corwith, and the couple is now at home on his farm. Tuesday evening they entertained about seventy-five friends at their new home. Catholic Party Monday— A card and dancing party sponsored by the married people of St. Cecelia's Catholic church, \vas held Monday night at the K. of C. hall. A good sized crowd attended and enjoyed a social evening. Lunch was served before the dance. High prizes in bridge were won by Mrs. Wm. Aman and Frank Seller and in five hundred by Mrs. Harry Bode and Emil Stoeffel. L. A. Winkel won the door prize. Dinner Club Entertained— Dr. and Mrs. Hr.rry McCorkle entertained their dinner club Friday evening. Mrs. W. P. Hemphill won the women's high prize fur bridge and Mrs. W. Mangan, the low. The men's high nrize wns won by H. A. Reimer end the low by W. P. Hemphill. Mr. nnd Mrs. B. F. Bnllard. former Algon- ians, now of Mason City, were guests f O n Sunday afternoon. and Mrs. prize. Ballard received a guest WED. & THURS., JAN 14-15. Janet Gaynor America's sweethearts in Chas. Farrell in "THE MAN WHO CAME BACK" The stars of "Sunny Side Up" in a drama you'll long remember. News and Varieties. FRIDAY & SAT., JAN. 16-17. •.Two matinees Saturday at 1:30 and '3:30. Prices 10c-30c. No moment but what is intensely dramatic. COLUMBIA PICTURES' f.v.0. I The most powerful prison document and the most beautiful romance ever filmed. She defied the moral code. He defied the criminal code. One of the few Friday and Saturday bookings only because it's big. also Rin Tin Tin in THE LONE DEFENDER" Comedy. SUNDAY, JANUARY 18. 1 p. m. and 3 p. m. matinees 10c-35c any seat in the theater. 5, 7 and 9 o'clock shows regular price. A wow of a comedy Ralph Forbes C. Aubrey Smith in "KISMET" Beggar by trade, king by inclination. Revealing a magnificent pro- duotion. Also— Fable Review Variety W. C. T. U.— The W. C. T. U. will hold a meeting in the Sunday School room of the M. E. church Friday evening, January 16 at seven-thirty. A victory day program will be given consisting of special music, a playlet and an address by Rev. Coleman. All who are interested in the Temperance cause are invited. W. R. C. Club— The W. R. C. club will meet at the Dehnert hotel Wednesday afternoon, January 21, at two-thirty. There will be a business meeting, program and refreshments served by the hostesses, Mrs. Dehnert, Mrs. Ella Willson, Mrs. 'Martin Bonnstetter, Mrs. Andrew Pet- : erson, Mrs. Flora Gabriel, and Mrs, I Delia Troutman. I Sunday Dinner Party- Mr, and Mrs. Arthur Helberg entertained a number of friends at ^ dinner I Sunday. Included among the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Johannsen, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. John Wheelock and little son, Dickie, Mr. and Mrs. John Barr and son, Otis, Mr. and Mrs..Russell Cook and Clarence Robinson. SWEA CITY NEWS. •a8&&®os^^ Mr. and Mrs. Fred Berggren were Fairmont visitors on Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Brown of Fairmont were Sunday guests of Mrs. Anna Larson. Mrs. August Peterson Is press correspondent for the W. R. C. to succeed Mrs. Susan Mack. Mrs. T. F. Mitchell entertained a group of friends on Thursday evening. A social evening was enjoyed. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Griffith, foimer- ly of Fort Dodge are visiting with the former's mother, Mrs. Anna Griffith. Henry Johnson is at Des Moines for examination at the veterans' hospital. Henry is recovering from a recent operation. Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Fults, and Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Eckholm attended the implement dealers' convention at Des Moines the past week. The Swea City high school defeated the Algona high school on the Algona floor Friday night. Many Swea City fans attended the game. At the athletic show held at the Iris Theater on Monday night Alfred Barslou, lofcal wrestler won from Jack Jackson of Mason City. "The Cardinals," the independent basket ball team defeated the fast 'House of David" basket ball players of Benton Harbor, Michigan at Cey- There was a witness this For Your 1 [>&&, **f!i r$v ris«l rfcft ^ attendance to / Entertained Club— Mrs. S. J. Stehle entertained her bridge club at three tables last Wednesday afternoon. . . *' Mrs. J. J. Dooley T _ - WED. & THURS, JAN. 21-22 What goes on in the city between midnight and the printing of the morning edition? See "Divorce Among Friends." News and Comedy. FRI. & SAT., JAN. 23-24. It's another big one. Friday and Saturday booking is positive proof. Two matinees Saturday 1:30 and 3:30. Prices 10c-30c. Anita Page Sally Eilers score. Mrs. Julius Peterson received the guest prize. Sunday Night Supper — , Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Bonar, Miss Eva Streit and H. M. Smith entertained twelve guests at a seven o'clock supper Sunday evening at the Bonar home. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Streit won the high prizes which were given at the close of the bridge game. Entertained Hi-Lo Club- Mrs. M. A. Bartholomew entertained the Hi-Lo bridge club Wednesday evening of last week. Mrs. W. P. Hemphill won tihe first prize, and Mrs. H. A. Reimer won the low prize. Mrs. B. F. Ballard of Mason City, received : a guest prize. Missionary Society— The Missionary society of the Presbyterian church will meet with Mrs. Elizabeth Lcmpke, 421 North Minnesota street on Thursday afternoon, January 15th. Baptist Mission— j The Baptist Mission Circle will meet I with Mrs. John Urch Thursday after- j noon, January 15. The leader will ba Mrs. Karl Wiilason. Entertained A. O. Club— Miss Lucille Peterson entertained the A. O. club last Friday evening. Lydia Meyer won the high prize and Mabel DeGraw the second high in the bridge game. Entertained at Dinner— Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Wadsworth entertained a few friends at a. six-thirty dinner Friday night. The evening was spent socially and playing cards. record game. Fred Hartzell of Des Moines, who spent the holiday season here, returned to his home on Sunday. He was accompanied to Des Moines by Mr. and Mrs. A. M. McAninch, Miss Pearl McAninch and Miss Eunice Jensen. The latter are attending college at Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Gust Anderson, pioneer farmers of Grant township, recently had a public sale and have moved to Swea City and will occupy the Jens Rodlend house. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kluger-are moving to Grant and have leased the Anderson farm for this year. The Swea township Four-H club girls will meet with Miss Hazel McGregor on Saturday, January 17. The program will consist of a talk by Lucille Berg, Suitable Materials for a Cotton Afternoon Dress"; talk by Hazel McGregor, "Designs and Patterns"; health talk by Mrs. Emil Larson, "The Common Cold and Its Dangers," The American. Legion Auxiliary contributed a complete booth for the carnival ait the Knoxville hospital, an annual event for the disabled war veterans at the hospital. This included one game for playing for prize awards, decorations consisting of crepe paper for booth, posters, etc, 36 carnival hats. 36 horns, 36 balloons with whistles and 24 prizes for awards. The carnival will be held January 16 at Knoxville. Mrs. L. P. Berggren was happily surprised on her birthday Sunday .when all of her children came to pay ner a visit, bringing well filled baskets for a birthday dinner party. The guests included: Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Burkhead and family of Armstrong; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Anders and family, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Berggren, Mr. and Mrs. C. Fred Berggren- aridTchildren, and Harry Berggren. ""A* soSlaTtlme was enjoyed. Installation of the newly elected officers of the Eastern Star was held on Tuesday, January 13. The following officers were installed: worthy matron, Mrs. Ira Hewitt; worthy patron, C. O. Peterson; assistant worthy matron, Mrs. T. F. Mitchell; assistant worthy patron, Henry Myhr; conductress, Mrs. L. A. Haglund, assistant conductress, Mrs. T. F. Johnson; secretary, J. Iva Mpates. Mrs. Henry Myhr is the outgoing worthy matron. Grandma Roalson was happily surprised on her eighty-seventh birthday on Thursday of last week when all her children came to make her a visit. The children present were: Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Roalson of Forest City; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Knutson of Estherville; Roal Roalson, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Roalson, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Knutson, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Ewing, Miss Belle Roalson and granddaughter, Mrs. Arvid Peterson. They all came with well filled baskets and a six o'clock dinner was enjoyed. A social evening was spent. One of the new Living Room Sets, guaranteed construction, best grade covers, newest styles. LOWEST PRICES Mohair Davenport and Chair $89.50 Velour Davenport and Chair $59.00 $140.00 Large size Suite, close-out . _,' $87-50 $185.00 Davenport and Side Chair, close out _ _ _$119.50 Drop in and see the new Suites at the new low prices. Foster Furniture Co. tzx 116 ® 111 ^^ Swea Citv Held IwHITTEMORE NEWS.? Old Castles in Africa lire smile .'it! medieval castlt- nlonji the coast of West Africa, thin of St. Oeoi'^e al the town of fclmlii:! being considered Hie nldes! uml greai est. The Portuguese are said to havi begun It ton years before tlio discovery of America, the stone for the founda tlons being brought from Portugal. Its double fosse was hewn out of solid rock. Z& I e lauqh hit! •<\ It, rates the picture of the week. Big fun and thrill snow. The airplane wreck gives you the thrills. Also — News Comedy Review MON. & THUS., JAN. 19-20. Trade matinee 2:30 Tuesday, prices 10C-30C. 1001 different delights! 1,000 actors, 1,000 scenes. A treat for those who like their pictures diilerent. Thrill- Ing fable of magnificence. Otis Skinner Loretta Young David Manners aiVjlXlUC Oiygles from a beauty shop. Laughs by tile hundred. The first and greatest comedy laid in a beauty parlor. Everybody wants to reduce or gain weight. Watch Polly Marie operate this beauty shop. also Bin Tin Tin In "THE LONE DEFENDER" Comedy Program. ;r.d ^^^^^^ COMMERCIAL PRINTING The kind that dresses up your business and gives the impression you wish to convey Upper Des Moines Republican fxmxxass^^ George Christiansen, the local tailor, is on the sick list this week. Gene Martini went to Omaha on Saturday to visit with friends for a few days. Bobbie Fleming is sick this week at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Fleming. Henry Haag, Kathryn Haag and Geneva Langerman spent Sunday at Humboldt and Fort Dodge. The local Woodmen lodge was given their annual banquet at the Kathryn Haag cafe on Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. McCreery and daughter of Fonda were guests at the McCreery and Dailey homes on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Elbert returned Sunday afternoon after a visit of several weeks with relatives at Metamora, Illinois. The marriage of Wm. Henry to Opal Christiansen took place at Emmetsburg on Wednesday, January 7. The couple will make their home on the groom's farm southeast of town. Twin babies, a boy and a girl, were born last Friday to Mr. and Mrs. Francis Elbert. They have been named Dale Francis and Darlene Ella. Th^re are three other children in the family. Dr. and Mrs. Woodward are in Des Moines this week attending the annual convention of the Iowa State Veterinary Medical association. The meeting is in session from Tuesday until Friday. Smith-Hughes Meeting. Swea City, January 14. Special: The Smith-Hughes adult night school is becoming one of the outstanding com- muniity activities*, both from knowledge and social standpoints. On Monday night 75 interested and alert farmers and business men attended one of the finest meetings of the series, with E. L. Quaife of the extension division of the Iowa State College in- charge. His talk was 'JThe Feeding of Market Hogs" and was enjoyed by an During this week a squad of Whittemore fire company under the the direction of their chief, Otto Kloock, have inspected every business place and home in the town in regard to the chimneys, basements and any fire traps. Lawrence P. Erlach has opened a car service shop in the Bestenlehner building in the west part of main street. Mr. Erlach came here from Mason City and has had many years of experience. He may put in a line cf cars later on. Ross Burns, a fourteen year old West Bend boy was brought to the hospital here Saturday after he had been struck by a truck at that place. Both bones in his leg had been fractured. The limb v/as dressed and the boy was taken to a hospital in Fort Dodge. The boy had his lej? broken last year. His brother Is just recovering from a fractured thigh. Word was received last week of the death of Mrs. Wm. Meriole at Arm- Ktrong. She was the widow of Wm. Mericle, a former Whittemore boy. Mrs. Mericle's death occurred only a few days after the death of her only child, a daughter who lived in Fairmont. Burial took place In Fairmont last Monday. The deceased was an aunt of Ed. Schumacher of this place. Mrs. Lizzie Brant and son, Edward came Saturday for a visit at the home of Mrs. Brant's mother, Mrs. Mary Leineger. On Sunday a family reunion was held at the Adolph Will home near Algona. There were present: Joseph Leineger, John Leineger, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Shealer, Mr. and Mrs. John Melne and Will Leineger. Mrs. Lein- eger also celebrated her eighty-fifth birthday. appreciative audience, who after the lecture were given opportunity to voice their opinion on this subject and Mrs. Quaife answered any question which might come up In regard to feeding of hogs for the market. E. L. Sweaney, local Smith-Hughes instructor, Is highly commended on the class of meetings he is having and the entire community has real "get together" meetings to discuss problems of the day. The attendance is growing at each meeting, yet you will always find a hearty welcome waiting you. Community singing is a big factor in staring out these meetings with pep and enthusiasm. Miss Helen Preston, home economics teachers, has charge of the woman's meetings, which are also well attended. Monday night's subject was "Salads" and their place on daily menus. Many helpful ideas in making salads were exchanged by the women attending. Miss Preston's talk was thoroughly enjoyed and recipes for salads were given. These meetings are very instructive and this type of education is finding immediate favor among both town and country women. The women served the lunch at the close of Monday night's meeting and the men washed the dishes. With such sturdy dish washers as Ed. Bergeson and Bert Carr little room was left for many other volunteers, but a good job at kitchen police work was accomplished. The next meeting will be held Monday night at the high school auditorium. One Terror Removed A Koulsvllllnn with rntlier tender shins hns constructed H rocking chair which lie folds up and shoves under the hcd when he retires.—Louisville Times. Thoughts Never Futile Casual thoughts are sometimes of great value. 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Jewelers and Optometrists. Phone 240 Algona, Iowa. Algona Markets. Corn $ .52 Oats 25 Barley 35 Hogs 7.25 Eggs 12-.19 Springs 16-48 Hens 11-.17 at Bargain Prices 1929 Whippet 4 coach 1929 Whippet G coupe 1929 Essex coupe 1930 Essex coach 1925 Fowl coupe 1930 Pontiac demonstrator 1928 Pontiac coupe 1929 Olds coach 192G Overland coach 1928 Essex sedan We carry a full line of heaters and ignition points also replacement parts. ' Yours for Service. Algona Motor Sales B. II. KLASSIE, Proprietor. Located South of Algeria Hotel.

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