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The Upper Des Moines-Republican, February 18, 1931 OCTETS Valentine Children* Party — The children played games taken from a recent FV>rt IXxlpf PARTIES: PARTIES! PARTIES! parties Valentine parties, clubs and weddings. It has been a cdins in all tho social affairs before Lent, which beeins today.—S 8Wl crowding tor. BHen Coteman Weds— A very pretty wedding was solemn- lied at the Presbyterian manse in Ai- gona at high noon. Sunday. February 15, when Miss Helen lone Coleman. daughter of Rev. and Mrs. J. L. Cole- -.»„,. man and Emil O. Grove. Jr.. son of | Paxson and Mrs A. A. » Dr and Mrs. E G. Grote of Boone. j lively, received »he £--««* were united in marriage. .The father j When the curtain wier.t a? *t _ of the brSde read the single ring ) einnnis of the twmL-n r^nf o.-a nrw ). gX^VlJ* f V*l I *. "V^tjki i-.-aj.-k.. . •»-« - ~- — •-.,- • — - • . -• neobe* of Mr inv1 MTrs i »i>d had their pictures taken At the tt*nd«l sehooS in i dose of the party Mrs. Ltehty serv- ftwi the Alpona i ed dinner to the children who were Tht ! seated around ft table attractively de- Woman's Club Meeting — j The Aleona Womsr.'s dub hsd a colonial party at the library Frjdftv evenine. which sixty persons, WashifiFton, retir?-sfn*«J Vy Mr? P. rv tJi* r*i- i «*r*t«d wtth valentine decorations and favors. The children who attended Marilm and Nev1n Woodward ol attended bv about and MartJw rear h* O. Ownlce an- -„, «_^ A >jr -*• i.^:? T^itTTsftfp of YJieir daw$rh- Wrutwwore. Eveiyn, Freo and ', MftriJi*. t^ r>s"ms VT. Fwter. which jn,ary ^w^L^ 11 ",^^^" 1 ! "&»* > Pet- *« me «>? iJ* V flt t?>f < First •At- te- «~rr<e prfsrr hcnw. Only «» families no arrd Joaxi Crawford.' all of Algona, and Jane Bandy of BriU> There will be a musical wsper ser- ai the Congregational church on The program will be friren by Inirraham. Bracken, soprano, and of Ma- ed the Wedding sohn. which the bridal followed b; the bridesroom. The brk?e er.:e parlor with her sister. Miss Mab-S Ea:I Coleman. who p.ctert a? bridesmaid. The bride looked lovely in a dress of -c white Skinner's satin back cr?t>? with ?< moire .slipper?. The bride's bot:qt;?t . "> was an arrsrseerr.ent of rose btidj. sweet ; 3: peas and narcissus. The bridesmaid A wore a sleeveless -ora! pink flat crep* j " dress and moire slippers. Her bou- '« quet consisted of narcissus, sweet peas and snap dragons with was flowers, candles. Groups o' used throughout the rooms. Immediately following the ceremony a four course dinner was served. On the tables a pink and white color scheme was carried out. A two-tiered bride's cake on a carnation braid doilv formed the centerpiece on the bride's table. Lighted candles and cut Bowers were also used on the tables. ly far ars aulorootoiSe wedding Thrr will »? ss trio. the Included In the program may the Congregational church ice which appears elsewhere. The Weber were married the last of January and recently returned from a wedding trip in Illinois. They are now at home on the Frank Weber farm near Irvtngton. _•:—. Entertained A. O. Clnb— Miss Elma Schroeder entertained the A. O. club of which she is a member. Friday evening at the home of her sister. Mrs. Wm. Dau. Lydla Meyer won the high prize and Nellie Mc- Oinnis, the second high. Elva Van Deest was a guest home aHer the first P ubHc te.«n«1««d to share in the privt- Marth ir. Omaha, where Mr. jRw- c.'i'rrz roJOTeiP'I os*^ i~.a a rssiiir.e. Mrs Lurs &sno?r? rfsd wn:. ' The Old Sr-uir.::-.? ^f?'- " e Mr? W. S. Lee 5v3ne arvorr-ps".;- -,' $!>• plr.r.o b~ M;w Jf'Annff.e ivrs- ^5r5. A E Mic^ft =ar.e a lOWC-d b*'" 5 '.tt h&> hjs headquarters. He is em- ps^orec by the Mirro A'uniinum Coni- leye of hearing this musical concert. Mr. srxi Mrs W. A - " nc}e acci sun: of Sile "- f ^-^ rat of to ' lra r-J«« at ihe Lonchetfns— i Mrs. D. D. Paxson and Mrs. H. L. Fosler. of Al- !Giin- ore entertained twelve ladies at a one o'clock luncheon at the Pax- Valentin* Partv— XCrfv Norn; a a Rice Showers for Irrinyton Bride— Mrs- Nugent, Mrs. Crawford and Mrs. W. L. Haf- Mrs. Alvin Weber o' Irriceton was [ erhorsJ of Escie Grove. Following t*o the hcnoree at two miscellar.eoui i short subjects, a travelogue through showers given las: week. The first one J china and a Maci Sennett comedy, was he'.d Wednesday afternoon at the j the picture "Kiss Me Again." w« home of Mrs. Frank Capesius with shown. This is a production made thirty guests present. After an infor- j from Victor Herbert's most popular mal 'program the gifts were opened, j operetta. "Mademoiselle Modiste," the and the hosi'Ks served a luncheon. The ; theme song of which Is "Kiss Me second shower was held at the home j Aeain." It is a beautiful picture, and of Mrs. John Schulz with thirty-two | those who have not seen it will hare Weber was the ! the opportunity to do so in March on lege at Fairfield. She was honored by ; being oresented with the ring of Ellen Jordan, daughter of Mr. • ss a favor. Madonna Quinn and Leona schools, having just returned iron-. N"o- •' CT ' gales. Arizona. | " Mr. Grove received h:= ed;n?at;cn a: C'resco Mothers and Dac;ht?rs — the rsnie college, and the Un:ve-rs:ty i . ... of Missouri, at Cj>Hirr.b;3. ?.n c ,=.O'ir:. c -^" r .-,'"-, :v,l"p"V_ 7.- ...-.-,- v.;.~e •'" and hns tVaveled.pxtnnsiv"lv. He WT= ''f--^^-- rv-^re Ftbr;";~' ". •. ~:t:i f:f- a member of Zeta Theta Garr.ma frat- | •• v '.'^-f--"-r.:.""Gu»~:.=;'';: ".:-.-; •:':•.::/ -'--re crnitv at, Parsons Collect. ''" : ' " Out of town eupr.ts includc-d: Dr. and Mrs. E. G. Grove of Brxine; Miss Florence Dorc" of Osace: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wuerth and daughter. Josephine of Winnebauo: Dr. Richard Thompson of Burt; H. J. Van Meter of Owatonna; Carl Stimson of Winnebago; and Paul Harper of Farifield. the manager of the Harper Brush Factory at Fairfield, a life long chum and fraternity brother of the groom. Valentine Dinner Party — Miss Helen Coleman of Algona and Emil Grove, Jr., of Owatonna, Minnesota, who. were married February 15, were the honor guests at a valentine dinner, given by the parents of the bridegroom, Dr. and Mrs. E. C. Grove, of Boone, Iowa, at Hotel Algona Saturday evening, February 14, at seven o'clock. The guests included the members of the bridal party and the house and Walker an<i Orv;.;;-:- Hoi-ire-:':. S'. Valentine decoratior.; were used. T::-? evening was spent playing five hundred. Glen Teeter won the first pnz f ; and the consolation prize was won by Orvtne Holdren. A luncheon was sen'' ed after the five hundred game. Mrs. Partv For Dr. Williamses— A rrc-.-i:. of Altror.a friends of Dr. and Mr?- P.. I.. Williams of Lakota drove 'o !.'.'.-:<".:-. or. Thursday evening for a iitt;e hovj'-cv.'arrriincr party. Dr. and Mr~. Willi.irr.?. who will be remembered as M.« Vera Ogren, were marri- -::; February 4 and are now at home :r. Lakota where the doctor has been pract:c:r:7 for the oast two years. The evening was rr/ent socially and liaht refreshments taken by the guests were served. These wfaa were included in the group were Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Hovey. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Borchardt. . O. S. Moore, Mrs. U. L. Dutton ana , D f. anc j Mrs . M . j. Kenefick, Mrs. C. Mrs. W. L. Martin were on the committee in charge. This party completes the evening oaeettngs of the club. The next regular meeting is scheduled for March. 12. Afternoon Bridge Party— Mrs. E. J. Murtagh and Mrs. C. O. Simpson were hostesses at an afternoon bridge party Tuesday at the Murtagh home. After the bridge game which was played at seven tables, dinner was served at five-thirty. Mrs. B. Murtagh, the Misses Katherlne Wernert Elva Sonerholrn, Freda Kyhl, and Elnora Jacobson and James McDonald and K. C. McMahon. Bridge Dinner Parties- Mrs. T. P. Harrington, Mrs. W. C. Dewel and Mrs. D. H. Goeders were hostesses at two dinner parties given at the Harrington home Saturday and Monday evenings. The first evening there were nine tables of bridge following the dinner which was carried , son home last Thursday and the same j number at another luncheon Monday. i Bridge was played each afternoon. 1 Mrs. Chet H". Williams won the high a h.™t - P rize Thursday and Mrs. H. E. Rist n ' won second. Monday the first prize was won by Mrs. H. A. Lewis and the consolation prize by Mrs. VT. A. Barry. Snndar Dinner Party— i>-a; 1 ' Mr. and Mrs. Henry Aman ; entertained a number of friends atj/a.-one o'clock dinner Sunday. The guesw'ih- cluded Mr. and Mrs. John Lucas of Reeder. South Dakota. Mrs. Lou Miller of Waterloo, Mrs. George W. Johnson, her mother, Mrs. Smith, and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Taylor. Mrs. Lucas, Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Johnson are the daughters of Mrs. Smith, who makes her home with Mrs. Johnson. Farewell for Jandls— A surprise farewell party was held at the Jandl home in Good Hope, last Monday evening. Friends gathered at the Hugh McMahon home and then drove to the Jandl farm. Ninteen young couples attended the affair. The evening was spent at games and dancing. Lunch was served at a late hour. The Jandls will move from the Good Hope neighborhood March 1. Party at State Park— About fifteen or twenty couples enjoyed a party at the state park shelter house Saturday evening. Cards were nlaved first, followed by a cafe- ttria lunch. Dancine finished the even- ir.e's entertainment. Mrs. Watts and Mrs. Lou Mateni presided as hostesses at this meeting which is a series of entertainments a frroup of neighbors in the park neighborhood have been enjoying. Entertained N. B. B. Club— Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Johannsen, Jr., entertained the N. B. B. bridge club at their home Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bergeson of Hobarton won the family prize. Mrs. Arthur Helberg won the ladles' cut Box Social- There will be a patriotic program followed by a box social at eight o'clock Friday evening, February 20 at the Irrtngton school. to % which the public is cordially invited. Each lady is to bring ft basket Mrs. Anna Malloy is the teacher. —It- Idle Hoar Ctnb— Mrs. A. L. Peterson entertained the Idle Hour club at a one o'clock luncheon Saturday. Out of town guests were Mrs. W. J. Becket of Spencer, sister of Mrs. G. D. Stokes, and Mrs. Walter Thompson of Fort Dodge, sister of Mrs. George Free. Missionary Tea — The Congregational ladies will have a missionary tea at the home of Mrs. Andrew Peterson Thursday afternoon. Mrs. D. D. Paxson is in charge of a play which is to be given by an all- star cast. After Darkness Always Comes the Dawn Washington's birthday calls to mind many famous stories. None of these Is more Inspiring than the account of the winter, at Valley Forge, when the American Revolutionary soldiers shivered in the cold and their shoeless feet left bloody foot prints In the snow. It was one of the darkest houre in American historyr-yet Washington had the courage to carry on, to victory- Events like this make an Individual's personal troubles in these days of peace and relative comfort seem trivial, don't they? The Kossuth County State Bank thinks that the future of tills territory Is bright with hope. Should a patron come to us a bit discouraged, he finds at our bank a neighborly interest in his success, and he finds cheer and sound encouragement. Polks appreciate this. Kossuth County State Bank Algona, Iowa. Missionary Socley— The missionary society of the Presbyterian church will meet with Mrs. A. Ogren on Thursday afternoon, February 19. There will be election of officers at this meeting. Entertained Club— Mrs. H. M. Hauberg entertained the bridge club of which she is a member on last Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Melzar Falkenbainer won the high prize. W. R. C. Bean Supper— The W. R. C. will hold the annual bean supper at the Legion hall. Saturday, February 21. Serving will begin at five-thirty and continue until all are served. Alpha-Delphian— The Alpha-Delphian society will rs. J. O. Paxson, consolation. Entertained Clnb— guests of the Rev. and Mrs. J. L Coleman. j ^: The table was attractive with its ' *" center bowl of red tulips from which streamers to crystal candle sticks with red tapers. Heart place cards were , used. Following the dinner the truests ! enjoyed a social evening at the Cole- j ^j e c]ub membprs included Mrs. man home. w j Becker> ilrs . H . W. Becker, Mrs. — •'-•— ;M. L. Goslin. Mrs. E. DeZellar and Get-Togcther Bridge Club— ! Mrs. Martin Frank!. Bridge was play- Mrs M P Weaver entertained the ! c-d at three tables. The high score was Get-Together bridge club at a one i won by Mrs. W. J. Becker, second by o'clock luncheon Monday. The after- : Mrs O. W. Enckson and conation noon was spent playing bridge. ! by Mrs. M. L. Gosiin. D. D. Paxson won the first prize for i out in valentine fashion. Mrs. A. L. and } Long won the high prize _ c Dickinson, second, Mrs. Walter Fraser IOT, and Mrs. W. A. Foster, cut prize. Monday evening there were ibout fifty guests. Mrs. H. L. Gil- Mrs. W. A. Barn 1 entertained her more won first prize, Mrs. T. L. Lar- club Saturday evening. Guests >,on. second, Mrs. J. S. Auner, consolation, and Mrs. B. F. Sorensen, cut prize. Birthday Party for Mr. Overmyer— The committee of faculty members. <• .o g y^^'O^^O^^'G^^ff^^^f^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^-^^-^^ 0 ^^^^^^ Big Special! \ winch in charge of the faculty meet next Wednesday with Mrs. John McEnroe. Mrs. F. F. Barker will give a review of Bernard Shaw's "St. Joan." D. A. R. Colonial Party— The D. A. R.'s will have their annual colonial costume party Saturday evening at the home of Miss Ella Thompson. Whittemoj-e Has Fires Last Week. Whittemore, February 17. Special: A fire which almost completely razed the Lutheran parish house at Fairvllle occurred Friday night. Rev. Stahmer the pastor and his wife, had been at Davenport for the week. A fire had been built in the furnace before their return, and it was thought to have become overheated. When Rev. and Mrs. Stahmer opened the door they found the entire inside of the house on fire. Only a part of the furniture was saved and the frame of the house was left standing. The congregation had the property fully covered by insurance and they plan to rebuild at once. , About eleven-thirty Friday evening some of the young people attending the dance in the Higgins hall no- iced a fire in the J. M. Fleming hard- vare store. It was-found to have started in a desk and had gamed much icadway when discovered. Only the prompt action prevented a greater oss. It was fortunate that it had not been later in the night as this store ;ull cf flammable goods would have nade an interesting fire. As it was he greatest damage was caused by :he smoke. i i in ( anc< v Home Furnishing Event with Unusual Low Prices l'i'(-ct llirou.u'li out our entire .-tork for the bal- of 'Kel)nii>ry. U'e are now showing ihf- most eoni].!e1e line oN'm-nil'iirc of all types thai it has been our privilege, io show. \Vc have a bedroiai; .line of e.-;eeptional beauty and value beyond comparison, in order thai you will lie sure to visit our sloie and see Ihese wonderful values we are oi'feriii'/ a beaut ifu! -l-pie.-e eonibinalion walnut. Bed Eoorn Suite Complete at a heretofore unheard of price of $49.75. \Ve aiv ;d.-o ofr.-i-iiiL:; a well made, nicely finished end table, 'while they last at $1.69. party for this month honored Superintendent J. P. Overmyer- by having the party on his birthday last Wednesday. A large birthday cake was a ff.-ature of the three course dinner \ which was served at the high school . dining room. Valentine decorations I were used. Mr. Overmyer was pre| sc-nted wth a desk lamp as a gift from the teachers. The committee in charge of the affair included Frances Duhigg, Lucia Wallace, M. J. Coate, Dorothy Bravender, Mrs. D. C. Ward, Mrs. Aubrey Bonham and Adrian Burmeister. Last of Catholic Parties— The last of the Catholic card and dancing parties for thus season was held at the K. of C. hall Friday evening with three hundred present. This was the largest crowd of the year. The first part of the evening was spent at cards. Kathleen Holtzbauer won the indies' high prize for bridge, and M. L. Goslin high prize for the men. The high prizes for five hundred were won by Mrs. Ben Bf.-n.son and Charles Gilbride. Mrs. Wade Little won the door prize. The latter part of the evening was devoted to dancing. Juanita </ i Martin's orchestra furnished the music. Armstrong's Linoleum The n.'.nie you have learned Io depend so much upon ;i|. ;() means a Io! jo us and for ibis reason we arc ha.iidiinu, a complete line of Arms) rone's first quality ilo..r em i-rinn's and in order lhal you may bo a<\,;uii!:ted \vii h our line spring line we are now olKVriii!'- your choice of our new patterns in first quality goods at $1.00 per square yard. Our Living Room and Dining Room Suites also carry bip; reductions on every suite in the store. Please think this over- our low overhead means greater value to you. Get to know West Bend Club Ranyuct— The West Bend Ladies' Social and Literary dub held their annual banquet at UK- New Algona hotel Tuesday evening. There were fifty present including the husbands who were guests at the affair. After a four course dinner there was a program. Among the numbers on the program was a tap dance by Madonna Quinn and Sara Doran who were accompanied at the piano by Miss Jeannette Goeders. Another number by an Algonian was a reading by Burnetta Bonnstetter. K. N. A. Club— RICHARDSON » .-Furniture Exchange—* "Where Furniture Sells for Less." | R. G. Richardson, Prop. Algona, Iowa. | \<!^WXX%&%$^^ prize, and Ben prize. Mrs. Lou Schlchta and.Jessie Smith were guests of the club. P. E. O. Met at Cretzmeyers— The F. E. O. society met Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. C. H. Cretzmeyer for its regular monthly meet- Ing. Miss'Lucia Wallace gave a review of the life of Edward MacDowell, composer, and Mrs. J. S. Auner played several piano selections by MacDowell. At the close'of the program Mrs. Cretzmeyer served coffee. Mothers and Daughters— The Four Corner Mothers and Daughters club will meet this week Thursday with Mrs. Esther Seip. Roll call will be answered by "The Best Story I Have Read." The meeting will be an all day affair. The day will be spent in making baskets. Each family is to bring a covered dish and sandwiches. Entertains for Sister— Mrs. George Free entertained twelve friends Thursday evening at bridge in honor of her sister, Mrs. Walter Thompson of Fort Dodge who was her guest from Thursday until Sunday. Mrs. F A. Corey won the high prize, and Mrs. A. L. Peterson, second. Mrs. Thompson was presented with a guest prize. Valentine Party- Mrs. A. J. Schnepf and Miss Bernice Kerr entertained a number of triends at a valentine party at the Schnepf home Friday evening. Mrs. Maurice Bartholomew won the, \hieh prize at bridge and Mrs. Fred Bartholomew won the second high. : Miss Stubb received the consolation prize, Entertained I. N. C. Club- Mrs. Hugh Post entertained the I. N. C. bridge club at her home Tuesday afternoon. The high prize was won by Mrs. Ed. Sheehan, second by Mrs Bert Muckey, and consolation prize by Mrs. Sweeney. Mrs. A. W. Amunsen received a guest prize. Mrs. John Dutton was also a guest of the club. Seven O'clock Dinner— Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Kent entertained sixteen friends at a seven o'clock dinner last Wednesday evening. The evening was spent at bridge. Mrs. R. H. Miller won the ladies' high prize, and D. P. Smith the men's high prize. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Worster won the family prize. Afternoon Bridge Party— Mrs. Harry Wilson and Mrs. Roy Marty were hostesses at an afternoon party Friday when they entertained about thirty friends at bridge. Mrs. Wesley Young Folks Were Wed at Britt. Wesley, February 18. Special: Miss Mary Eden, youngest daughter of John Eden, and Elmer Hauptley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Hauptley, were united afternoon, February 18, at three o'clock at the Methodist parsonage at Britt, Rev. Eggleston, pastor, officiating at a single ring ceremony. The bride was gowned in a beautiful medium blue lace trimmed georgette dress with harmonizing accessories. Her sister, Mrs. Wm. Hauptly, who served as matron of honor, was becomingly attired in a print dress, each carrying a bouquet of pink carnations and fern leaves. FWlowipg the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Hauptly went to the home of Mr. | and Mrs. Wm. Hauptly, where a six o'clock dinner was served to the immediate families of the couple, which included her father, John Eden, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Hauptley, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Eden, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Eden, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Eden, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hauptly, Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Nelson and their families, all of Wesley, and Mr. and Mrs. John Steenlage and family of Britt, and his brothers, Harry and Edgar Hauptly. The bride is one of Wesley's deservedly popular young ladies and by her sweet disposition and accomplishments is -well fitted to assume the duties of a wife. Mr. Hauptly is one pf our sterling young men and will assume the responsibility of operating the farm of his father about March 1. The best of wishes of a host of friends throughout this section goes ' with them. Methodist Ministers Held Retreat Here. About fifty minister and their wives from the Algona district gathered at the Methodist church here Monday and Tuesday for a ministers' retreat. I helped to have the children trained 1 well in her own faith and her church. She will be missed in her home, in the church and neighborhood. Tlie funeral services were conducted by Rev. S. O. Sande, assisted by Rev. A K. Goard of Cylinder and were largely attended by relatives, neighbors and friends, who wished to show their sympathy to the grief-stricken family. Those attending from a distance were: Olaf Funnemark, Wesley; Minda Wilberg, Minneapolis; Mrs. J. Andreason, Baronet, Wisconsin; and Pauline Osborn, Mason City. Double Wedding Was Held on Monday. Wesley, February 17. Special: A very pretty double wedding ceremony took place Monday morning at eleven o'clock at the Methodist parsonage at Titonka when Miss Gladys Carlson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Carlson of Wesley, became the bride of Henry Baade, son of Mrs. Dick Baade, and Miss Ollie Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Johnson of Alden, became the bride of Ralph Stoll, son of Ed. Stoll of Wesley. The two brides were becomingly attired in Alice Blue flat crepe gowns, each carrying bridal bouquets of pink roses, white sweet peas and fern I leaves. Rev. Gartner, pastor of the 'Titonka Methodist church, performed the single ring ceremonies for both couples in the presence of the very near relatives of. the bridal four. Mr. and Mrs. Baade and Mr. and Mrs. Stoll are all very favorably known to many in this community, Mrs. Baade The meetings were devoted chiefly to discussions of Evangelism. Dr. Chas. Edmondson, district superintendent of the Boone district, addressed the;,public meeting which -was held Monday. Other meetings were addressed by Rev, ; J. H. Edge of Spencer, superintendent of the Sheldon district, and Rev. Herbert Clegg of Fort Dodge, superintendent of the Fort Dodge district. The meetings closed Tuesday afternoon. Seneca Lady Died on Febraury 8th. Seneca, February 17. Special: Funeral services were held for Mrs. C. M. Thompson at the Norwegian Lutheran church last Wednesday afternoon. She died Sunday evening, February 8, at her home after a short illness/with pneumonia. Olava Jertene Thompson was born in Hangesund, Norway, November 5, 1883. There she was baptized and confirmed. She remained at home until the year 1900, when she with her parents emigrated to the United States. They came to Fenton and resided at the home of Hans Wilberg for about five years, then the family moved to Canada to settle. There she was united in marriage to C. M. Thompson on June 20, 1900. After the wedding they settled on the C. M. Thompson farm in Seneca township, where she lived until her death, February 8, at the ago of 47 years. Those left to mourn a dear departed i are the following: the husband, C. M. having been employed at the Hugh McCutchin home for the past four months. All who have made her acquaintance, feel they Rave .met,a.youngr also held honwholdlposlti6ns/in;various homes in and around^ Weslejr and has won the admiration of all her friends. Mr. Baade and Mr. Stbll are both well known as industrious young men and expect to follow out the farming profession during their married life. Mr. and Mrs. Baade have rented the Julius Kunz farm tenanted by Henry Looft, and will take possession March 1. Mr. and Mrs. Stoll will continue living upon his father's farm north of Wesley. Mothers and Daughters Have Valentine Party. Good Hope, February 17. Special: The annual valentine party of the Mothers and Daughters club of Union township was held at the community room of our church on last Thursday evening. About forty guests including the husbands of the members were present to listen to a fine program and to enjoy the sociability and refreshments associated with the affair. The program consisted of instrumental music by Mrs. Frank Thompson; humorous, reading by Darrell Thompson, of Burt; violin duet, Dorothy Brooks and Maxlne Schenck with Mrs. Lloyd Schenck at the piano, all of Burt; vocal solo, Katherine Lcason; instrumental music, Mrs, Frank Thompson. The R. N. A. club will meet with I Maurice Bartholomew won the first Mrs. Hugh Post Tuesday, February 24, two-thirty. All members are requested to wear old fashioned clothes. There will be an old time program followed by refreshments served by the hostesses. Assisting Mrs. Post will be Mrs. Rulph Brown, Mrs. Lloyd Muckey, Mrs. O.scar Anderson, Mrs. Walter Dale, Mrs. Ed. Carney and Mrs. Crawford. Union Missionary Meeting— A union meeting of the missionary societies will be held at the Congregational church Friday, February 20, a< three o'clock to observe the World Day of Prayer. prize, Mrs. Oscar Erlckson, second, and Mrs. c. F. Griffith, third. The party was held at the home of Mrs. Wilson. Bible Class Party— The Ladies' Bible class of the Congregational church is being entertained this afternoon at the home of Mrs. T. H. Wadsworth. Mrs. Matthew Dal- ztel and Mrs. Aggie Knapp are the assisting hostesses. liuptist Mission Circle— The Baptist Mission Circle will meet with Mrs. F. H. Webster Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Orville Elkins has charge of the program. Girls' Tournament at Lone Rock. Lone Rock, February 17th. Special: The girls' county basket ball tournament will be held at Lone Rock on Friday and Saturday, February 20 and 21. The schedule of teams playing is is as folows: Friday, 2:30, Bancroft and Wesley; 3:30, Seneca and Ledyard; winners of these two games will play Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock; Friday 7:30, LuVerne and Lone Rock; 8:30, Whittemore and Fenton. Winners of these two games will play Saturday afternoon at 3:30. The winners of the 2:30 and 3:30 games on Saturday will enter the finals Saturday evening at eight o'clock The price of season tickets are $1.25 for adults and 50c for school pupils. The single session price is 35c for adults and 25c for school pupils. To the winning team a half size gold basket ball Inscribed with Kossuth County Girls' Champs will be awarded, second 1931 best team will receive the basket ball used in the tournament. O. F. Moore of Laurens will officiate for the girls. A large attendance is expected at the games. Good Hope Men to Serve Annual Dinner. Good Hope, February 17. Special: Don't fail to be present for the annual dinner with the Good Hope men on Thursday evening, February 19. A menu including one of the most popular combinations of food known to the American people is being prepared by the hosts and should please the most exacting of epicureans. Dinner will be served at the community room at seven o'clock and until all are cared for, in order to care for our town guests who wish to come early and our country friends who may be detained by chores and other responsibilities. Come and spend a social hour with your friends. The public is cordially invited. I Thompson and seven children, Mrs'. .The menu committee consisted of the George Charson, Myrtle, Kenneth, Ad- Mesdames Jake Smith Tom Reid, Roy 0 . J ' ~~** . »•" ^r\ft mTn«Tr Qn-nnV*nf f- HAVo TT*»Mt»$ »•» rpll1»«_ elia, Joy, Lyla and Alice Thompson. One son, Martin Luther, died in infancy. She also has two brothers, Chris and Lars Wallen and a sister, Mrs. Ole Sorenson, all living in Canada, another sister, Mrs. Caroline Stenberg in Albany, Oregon, and Mrs. Hans Wilberg, Fenton. Mrs. Thompson was a good, thoughtful Christian wife and mother. She was always cheerful and dutiful. She easily gained friends and neighbors. She was true to her religious beliefs, always present and a willing helper in all church activities. Her place was never vacant except in case of sickness or an unavoidable cause. She and Mark Sarchett. Mrs. Erwin Turner and Mrs. Wm. Bourne were responsible for the' decorating and games. Parties Held at Shelter House Now, Park Custodian Paul Wille Informs ur> that there have been a number of card and dancing parties held at the shelter house at the State Park recently. This is an Ideal place for parties and more people should take advantage d,f it; Jake Keller of the Letts Creek neighborhood held a dancing party there last night. Permanent Wave Special February 23 to March 28 We have installed another new permanent wave machine and for six weeks will give: Croquignole Waves —„- 7.50 Conlbination Waves 8.50 Miss Phylida Sonerholm, formerly of the Marigold Shop No. 2 is now at this shop, Morrison Beauty Shop Phone 279 Algona, Iowa.

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