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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 18, 1931
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The Upper Des Moines-ReK nblicap > March 18, 1931 Jake Godden of Burt was in Algon »«n business Saturday. Sunday and Monday in Des Moines" business. O. P. McDonald and Charles Pat terson of Burt were callers in Algoni Monday. -•* n M ? yer ' oni3 of Bancroft's olt reliable farmers was a visitor in Al : gona Friday. Charles Watts and son, Harold, who live near Elmore, were business visitor in Algona Monday. Gene Neville was over from Britt on Monday on business. He is conducting • • a shoe store in Britt. Mildred Bunding, clerk in Bloom's ore, spent Monday in Des Moines visiting with friends. Mr. and Mrs. J. L Btuder of Corwith • vicinity were visitors Saturday at the • William Martin home. . John Geishecker and children of'the Xlvermore neighborhood were Aleona —«-«*— ^t Saturday. . The Plum Creek township farm bu- • reau will meet next Friday night at the Ernest Gilbert home. : Henry Wagoner has purchased a ^residence and two lots on West College street. George Hagge, one of Ledyard's reliable farmers, was a business visitor 'In Algona last Wednesday. , Mrs. Ray Miner of Meriden visited last week with her mother, Mrs. Mar• tha Potter and other relatives. .Mr. and Mrs. Buell Pearson, Miss . Peterson and Jerome Johnson of Swea 'City were Algona visitors Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Hertig who are •conducting the Buffalo Center hotel •visited with Algona friends Saturday. Ernest Bleuer, one of the leading young farmers living near West Bend was a welcome caller at this office Tuesday. Mrs. W. B. Martin, Cresco correspondent for this paper, has been ill for the past two weeks with an attack of the flu. L. J. Slater was here this week looking after his farm in Cresco township. • He returned to his home In Polo, Illinois, Wednesday. Mrs. Lillian Mathlson is not improving as fast as her many friends hoped for and is still confined to her bed and is under the doctor's care. ; Dolph Misbach of Fairmont spent a few days in Algona last week assisting at the Misbach store here which is putting on a closing out sale. JEditor and Mrs. John Guderian of Kanawha were visitors in Algona Monday. John was for years linotype oper- , ator in this office and is making good. , ; Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Hertig of Buffalo Center were Algona visitors Friday. While here they visited friends and Mr. Hertig attended to some busi- Banker Fred Bailey of Fenton was an Algona visitor Tuesday. Mrs. Forest Phillips and Mrs. Ann Fechner spent Sunday at Mason City. M. Johnson, one of Bancroft's leading fanners, was in Algona on business Tuesday. Mrs. Eleanor Norman Zack was in Algona Tuesday shopping and visiting relatives. Dr. and Mrs. J. F. Auner of. Des Moines spent Sunday at the home of their son, J. s. Auner. Mrs. George Johnson, widow of the late George Johnson, is reported seriously ill in a hospital at Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. C, F. Specht spent Sunday at Forest City visiting their daughter, Mrs. Harry Larson and family. Julia Dearchs, who is a student at Iowa State College, spent the week end visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Dearchs. : Inez Potter, clerk in the Rexall drug tore, suffered an attack of apepndt- citls the first of the week and is unable to be at work. John Lamuth returned home last week from a business trip to Lacrosse. Wisconsin. He drove through and was .ccompanied by Harold Streit. Fred Wehler arrived home the last ! the week from a trip to Minneap- lls and St. Paul where he bought pring goods for the jewelry store. Dr. C. H. Cretzmeyer and son, Chas. ttended a school operetta in Emmets- urg last Friday evening. A nephew f the doctor took part in the play. The new operating room at the Kosr uth hospital is about completed and. he equipment is being put in. Jfewilll e finished the latter part of the week. Mrs. C. Otis Parker of Des Moines ame last Thursday for a visit with hrr sister, Mrs. H. E. Sorstedt. While here she is helping at the store during the sale. ness. Mr.; and Mrs. J. F. Granzow, and fa and Mrs. Albert Granzow drove to >C«scd, ! Igwa, Friday to' attend the ' : , . a eighty-four '.Treats "of - '• • ' l ' • •age.' : A gasoline stove -at the Sam Medin liome caught fire Monday and for a time there was danger of a conflagration. The walls and ceiling were badly .charred before the fire was extinguished. Art' Sarazlne was over from Em- ineteburg Friday and Saturday visiting friends. Art was formerly employed in the Steele Clothing store here before he went to Emmetsburg, •Where he has been employed in a cloth. Ing store. ' Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Anderson and Mrs. V. J. Sands drove to Cheep- 1 kee Sunday to visit their mothef, Mrs. Fred Anderson, who is in a hospital' there with a broken hip. , Theodore Zittritsch will leave the last of the week for Creston, where he will be employed by the Des Moines Asphalt Paving Company for whom he worked last year. Trace Holtzbauer Is helping out at the Sullivan, McMahon & Linnan offices during the rush that precedes the opening of the March term of court, which will begin March 30. Melvin Roupe of Whittemore began work Monday at the Richardson Furniture Exchange. He has been working for L. W. Swanson in his store in Whittemore for the past seven years. Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Holmes, Sr., spent Sunday at Estherville where they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Eric'- Schmidt. Mr. Holmes and Mr. Schmidt played a round of golf on the Estherville course. The Algona teachers will all go to Mason City Thursday ... to , attend teachers' institute in that citv ' *• A CONTEST For Mr. Farmer 1. How many acres of blooming sweet clover are you going to have this year, and how many miles from the intersection of roads 169 and 18 Just north of Algona? 2. How many acres of Hubam annual or other variety of sweet clover ;are .you sowing this spring, 'and how close to above location? 3. How many acres of Hubam annual sweet clover would you sow this spring if you had the clover furnished free. How far are you from above location? Winner gets 5 Ibs, honey. All others get 1 Ib. each up to a certain distance from above location. G. E, Van Dorston APIARIST. 699 N. Minnesota St., Algona, Iowa. will be no school those two days" in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. DeWall and two children from Mountain Lake, Minnesota, were guests last Friday at the home of Mrs. DeWall's sister, Mrs. C. F. Specht. They were on their way to Pocahontas for a visit. Mrs. C. H. Cretzmeyer was called to Oskaloosa last Saturday by the serious illness of her mother, Mrs. A. B. Henry. Mrs. Henry died Sunday night. Dr. Cretzmeyer and the children went to Oskaloosa Monday. They are expected home today. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Skinner went to Britt Monday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Ed. Bailey, wife of a former widejy known Britt editor. Mrs. Bail- fey died Saturday following a paralytic stroke. Mr. Skinner and the late Mr. Bailey were cousins. ' Billy Steil arrived in Algona Thurs-r day from Seattle, Washington, whe?4 he has been employed for the past year in a bakery. Mrs. Steil and daughter have been in Emmetsburg for some time visiting her parents. Billy has no definite plans as yet. I Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Stock went to Eagle Grove Friday to attend the physical education demonstration of the schools which was coached by th$r daughter, Bernice, who has charge of the Women's athletics including the first grade and the junior college. F Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Jones are the parents of a baby daughter who was born Sunday noon at the Kossuth hospital. She is their first child am the first grandchild for Mr. and Mrs O. S. Johnson. Mrs. Jones will be remembered as Miss Edith Johnson Mrs. Jones' condition was serious for a time, but she is recovering nlcejy now. \ R. S. Blossom and John Cosgrove . were business visitors in Mason City [today. Mr. and Mrs. "Cick" Harvey o: Minneapolis visited at the Wheelock home Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kirsch, Alvina Becker and Harold Thul of St. Joe were Fort Dodge shoppers last week Thursday. Mrs. Helen Gillingham of Austin Minnesota, arrived Tuesday for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Wheelock. Prances Robinson and Margaret Ryan of Madison, South Dakota, came Friday for a week end visit with Mrs. Kate Vaiighan. Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Stokes and Mr. and Mrs. George Free spent Friday at Sioux City where Mr. Stokes took a railway mail clerk's examination. Mrs. J. H. Daugherty of Rantoul, H- llois, came last week for a visit with her sister, Mrs. R. H. Crawford. She expects to be here for another week. Mr. and Mrs. Wade Little of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Klassie and Miss Thelma Norder of Renwick plan to go to Fort Dodge Thursday to attend an auto accessory convention. Clark Orton, county clerk, reports •that there has been no marriage licenses issued during .,the week. It must be that everyone is waiting for : Lent to end and for June to commence. Ruby, Leroy and Donald Mathison celebrated then- respective birthdays the 8th, 9th and 10th of this month. Each was presented with a birthday cake and candles representing then- ages. Miss Caroline Frankl came a week ago today from Three Forks, Montana, for a few weeks visit with her mother, Mrs. Mary Frankl and other relatives. Miss Frankl is employed in a dry goods 'Store in Three Forks. r Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Auner will .drive to Laurens this evening where they will be guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gilchrist, Jr. Mrs. Gllchrist and Mrs. Auner were Delta Delta Delta sorority sisters at the University of Iowa. Ray Nelson of Red Oak spent the week end in Algona visiting friends. He is with the Mid Continent Petroleum Corporation • With headquarters at Red Oak. He formerly headquartered in Algona. Paul Hammill, John Fraser, Hollls Benschoter and Leland Steil drove to Cedar Rapids and other points in southeastern Iowa over the week end. They visited friends in various towns while away. The boys went in the Fraser car. The Baptist ladles are giving, one of their popular chicken pie suppers at the church next Tuesday evening, March 24. There are some pretty cute chickens down there and their suppers are famous. Everyone invited at fifty cents per plate. Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Cullen of Whittemore and son, Terence, moved to Qelweln recently where Mr. Cullen will be employed in a garage. He was employed In the Rawson garage in Whittemore until it was sold. Mrs. Cullen will be remembered as Teresa Streit of Algona. T. J. Vincent has not been getting along as well as his many friends had THE MOST SENSATIONAL PRICE REDUCTIONS EVER OFFERED A BARGAIN FE&J'VAL SURPASSING EVERY MERCHANDISE TRADITION PRICES TH^T DEMAMD ATTENTION! EVERY DOLLAR'S WORTH OF «fi?CBAMDISE WE OWN PRICED FOR QUICK ACTION * c development of public confidence in business is il vital factor. Its RIK-CPRH depends upon flip integrity I reliability of a firm. Building confidence is lft> v i»ff the foundation of Mating prosperity. It has been f determination since the inception of this business ytVu-s ago to build confidence tin-ouch the tnvintr of in- irnnl'nliln trnlnna i»i -unliolilrt i»i,-i«,„!,.,.,,];,,„ ' - r> • & a our com values in reliable merchandise. NEW EASTEE DRESSES Price Away Below Usual Dresses Here Is a wonderful selection of dresses, all of the season's very latest styles. I every color and combination of colors that is new. Every feature that is wanted. Regular values up to $10.75. SALE PRICE 5.98 WONDERFUL VALUES IN EASTER HATS NEW Easter HATS O M-i^r* NEW Easter HATS LADIES' HATS Every spring fashion of Paris and New York is among these stunning new hats, all of the very latest. SALE PRICE II SALE PRICE $1.88 II $2.88 LADIES SWEATERS Nothing developes and stimulates confidence like giving tho public more than they anticipate and this Is a real value, nil late styles and a hundred per cent wool. Regular values up to $6.50. SALE PIUCE $2.98 BLOOMERS The prices in this sale will bo a direct help to those Who take advantage of this spportunlty. Large assortment of ladies' fine quality rayon bloomers, all shades to choose Irom, values to 65c. SALE PRICE 39c ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^•^^^•i^MMl^^HMH^^ Amazing Values in the Newest Coat and Dress Fashions LOOKING YOUR BEST EASTER DAY COSTS SO LITTLE HERE DRESSES Frocks for street, business, afternoon and party wear. 'All of the season's very latest styles are here now for your selection and every price is cut to rock bottom during this sale. A Welcome to Newcomers We wish to- extend a welcome to all newcomers to Algona and the surrounding country. Moving necessitates new business connections, and we wish to extend you an invitation to make the Iowa State Bank your banking headquarters. We invite you to call at the bank and get acquainted, and assure you we will be pleased to be of service in any way. I YO.TJR BUSINESS IS WELCOME HERE Iowa State Bank ALGONA, IOWA Member of the Federal Reserve System. City lasifweek. 'Kir'. Vincen went three sinus operations at .Iowa City and it was hoped ,that he would get relief, but since coming home has been confined to his bed. Mr. and Mrs. George Boevers and son, Don, were over from Mason City Saturday calling on old friends and attending to business. Don is a sen- .or in the Mason City high school. The Boevers family expect to return to Al~ jona as soon as they can dispose of their residence in Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Johnston and Jiree children and Oscar Keen of Princeton, Minnesota, came Friday to visit Jack's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. 3. Johnston. The men left Saturday 'or Princeton, but Mrs. Johnston and children will stay for a longer visit. Jack is selling Chevrolets In Princeton. Fred Harms, one of the substantial nen and heavy land owners of Garfield township, was a pleasant visitor at the Upper Des Moines-Republlcan ffice Monday. Mr. Harms' father was ne of the pioneer settlers of that leighborhood and he and his brothers ave added to the original holdings of the family. Mrs Nita Isaacson, superintendent )f the Kossuth hospital, spent Wednesday and Thursday of last week in Cedar Rapids attending the meeting of the Iowa Hospital association of which she was a member of the board of trustees for the past two years. Mrs. Isaacson resigned from the board at this last meeting. L. C. Hanson took O. Madson back, to Nevada, Iowa, Sunday where he will remain with Mrs. Madson who is, a patient at the sanitarium. Mr. Madson had been with Mrs. Madson most of the week, but came home for the week end. Mrs. Madson was taking nourishment and her condition seemed to be improving. GROUP I || GROUP II regular value to $16.75 regular value to $19.50 $9.98 I $12.98 GROUP III regular value to $25.75 $15.98 NEW EASTER COATS IN DRESS OR SPORT STYLES ALL OF THE SEASON'S VERY LATEST COATS All of the season's very latest spring coats. Low priced, freshly unpacked;i- every style that is new, every feature that is wanted and finely tailored. -r GROUP I n GROUP II regular values to $19.00 regular values to $19.50 L^L..v" $9.98 .. .:• || : .;' $12.98fe ; ; ' ' GROUP III regular values to $25.75 $15.98 EIGHT WINTER COATS Fur Trinyned Formerly $19.75 to $29.75 SALE PRICE $5.98 All,winter velvet and silk hats —, 69c One Rack^ojf SILK DRESSES Plain and prints, long and. short sleeves. Formerly priced at $10.75 to $16.75. SALE PRICE $2.98 One Rack of ASSORTED SKIRTS Silk and wool dresses. Prints and plain. Short and long sleeves. While they last at 69c to fl»1 M THE LAST FEW DAYS OF THIS BIG SALE WILL BE THE BIGGEST OF ALL Weiss & Sorstedt President Dr. W. T. Peters of the new Burt bank was in Algeria this morning and reported that the nsw bank which was opened last Saturday, already had deposits of over $70,000. The bank was crowded all of Saturday afternoon with friends and well wishers of the new institution and the bank received a proper send-off. Mrs. Mary Stewart dropped into this office the other day for a pleasant call. Mrs. Stewart will celebrate her eighty- seventh birthday next month, and is very active for one of her age. She lives alone, and this winter has been able to get up town two or three times each week. She is the mother of Mrs Mike Loss and Cleve and Robert Stewart, all of Algona. Mrs. Anna Madson was called to Adel, Iowa, last week by the illness of her daughter, Mrs. Hagg, whose Infant baby died shortly after birth. Another daughter of Mrs. Madson, who married another one of the Hagg boys, a expected here soon from Dell Bap- ids, South Dakota, her husband hav- ng recently died, leaving the young widow with several children. Miss Elma Schroeder has resigned her position with the Elk Cleaners and has gone to Spencer where she will >e employed. Elma has been employed at the Elk for several years and her many friends here are sorry to see her leave Algona, Mary Schultz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Schultz and Miss Elsie Bleckwenn, of Fenton, who taught the Evangelical Lutheran chool for a few weeks, are taking Elm's place at the Elk. Algona, Iowa George Carroll, prominent Burt resident, was an Algona visitor Wednesday and paid the Republican a pleasant call. It is worth noting that three of the Algona drug stores are running large ads in this week's edition of the Upper Des Moines-Republican in conjunction with the Dollar Day sales which are being held this week. Mr. and Mrs, N. V. Lowe and children, Dean and Joan, came home Monday . from Hampton, where they had gone to attend the funeral of Mrs. Lowe's grandfather, J. A. Wirt, who died Thursday at the age of 83. The funeral was held Sunday. Clifford Worster, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Worster of South Cresco, went back to his studies at Still College in Des Moines the first of last week. He had been home for two weeks with an attack of the flu. Mr. Worster is a first year student at the college. E. S. Johnson is very low and there Is little hope for his recovery. He has been ill for a long time and gangrene set in his foot last week. Mr. Johnson is unconscious most of the time. Mr. Johnson who was a pioneer of old Irvington township is 83 years old. Mrs. Lillian Mathlson received news last Monday of the death of her grandmother, in Liverpool, England on February 23. The deceased was eighty- nine years of age at the time of her death. An uncle of Mrs. Mathlson from Liverpool made a visit here a few years ago and a family reunion was held &t the Mathison home. Mrs. R. L. Tiller, formerly of the Swea City neighborhood, now a. resident of Santa Ana, California, sends the Upper Des Moines-Republlcan the following note in remitting for her paper: "I think it Is about time to renew the Upper Des Molnes-Republican, as we look eagerly for it every week). We have jifst attended the great Iowa picnic. I wish you had been there and seen the crowd. It seemed as if all Iowa was there. Iowa boasts the largest attendance of any state picnic held in California." Donald and Dorothy Hutchison spent Sunday and Monday visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Hutchison. Donald returned Monday to his home in Cedar Rapids where he is a member of the law firm of Beacon, Sargeant Spangler & Hutchison. Dorothy lefl Tuesday for Des Moines where she wil] visit her aunt, Mrs. Rcscoe Call, for about a week. She received her master's degree from Northwestern University the first of the year and since then has been spending her time in Chicago with her sister, in Cedar Rapids, and at home. Last week she visited her cousin, Mrs. Bud Lawson at Corwith. At the Hospital. Patients at the Kossuth hospital are: Mrs. K. L. Brayton, Algona, major operation March 12; Mrs. Stow, Burt, major operation March 12; Mrs. Carl Patterson, Bancroft, medical, March 14; Mrs. Anton Pannkuk, Wesley, major operation; Mrs. Robert Curtis, Ledyard, March 14, major operation; Donald Brandhoig, eight years old, of Bradgate, March 12, ruptured appendix; Lars Thilges, Bode, appendix operation, March 12; DeEtta Angle of Wesley was confined to the hospital over the week end having run a nail in her foot. She left Monday afternoon. UNION NEWS. xxaya®®^^ The P. S. Thompson and H. E. Ward amilles spent Monday evening at the 31en Jenkinson home. The Paul Palmer family was released from quarantine the fore part of last week. The children are all about and as well as usual, Letty and Betty, twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sarchett, have started school with the beginning of the spring term in district number five. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Hohenstein and children of Winnebago, Minnesota, visited relatives, here one day last week. They were accompanied by Miss Cloye Zentner also of Winnebago. Mr. and Mrs. Prank Gibbs of Elkton, Minnesota, came last Wednesday for a visit at the Roy Sarchett home. Mrs. Gibbs Is a sister of the elder Mr. Spear, Mrs. Sarchett's father. Floyd Reibhoff was the subject of an operation recently performed at his home by Dr. Cretzmeyer of Algona. He Is able to be about again which his many friends will be glad to hear. About thirty-five neighbors were entertained at tho home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leason, Jr., a week ago Tuesday night. Five hundred was played and lunch was served late in the evening by the host and hostess. Lucille Bode was a guest of Elizabeth Leners a week ago Saturday and attended a Four-H club meeting of the Lone Eagles of Riverdale township at the Leners home. She played several musical selections for the club. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Gould entertained about one hundred of their friends at a dance at the Legion hall in Algona Tuesday evening. A very enjoyable evening was had by all present. Those who wished to; do so played cards. A lunch was served at the close of the dance. '' > Mr. and Mrs. George Kohl entertained Mrs. Kohl's sister and her family, the George Fnndals of Wiiitte- more at dinner Sunday. Monday was the seventl; birthday of their son, Wm. so they observed the event on Sunday when his sisters and brothers would also be at home. Mr. and Mrs. Nels Beck were guests in the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bode entertained at six o'clock dinner on Sunday in hoor of their daughter, Kathryn's thirteenth birthday. A birthday cake served as the centerpiece and the color scheme was green and yellow. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. John Lamuth, daughtr Esther, of Algona; Mr, and Mrs. W. H. Ryno and sons, Dickie and Bob and Irene Lamuth all of Fort Dodge, besides the honoree's sisters and brothers. Northrup, King & Co, af e advertising their Garden Seeds this week and so are we. For a complete line call at Akre's and don't forget our Globe Chick Starter, Scratch Grain & Oyster Shells For a few days only "Richelieu" and "Pure Quill" 50e coffees will be sold for 39c per pound. AKRE'S :**»#

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