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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 6, 1931
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The tfpper Pes Moines-Republicah, May 6,1931 SOCIETY four Comer Club— Pour Corner Mothers and Daughter club met last week Thursday with Mrs. John Rich. Roll Call was answered by My Favorite Salad. Twenty-eight members were present also the visitors. Mrs. Ethel Johnsfin. Mrs. George Lee, Mrs. Jack Light and two daughters and Miss Mona Dunn. A solo was sung by Mrs. Carl Selp accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Lloyd Potter. A very Interesting play was given by the Misses Irene, Grace, Leona, Edna and Luella Walker, Hazel Mitchell and Ruth Rich, Mildred Robinson did the coaching. A lunch was served by the hostess. The next meeting will be held May 14 with Mrs. Arthur Cruikshank. Roll call will be answered by musical composers. A musical program is to bi> given at this meeting. Luncheon-Dinner Parties— Mrs. W. E. Laird, Mrs. L. L. Wellendorf, Mrs. W. D. Howie, Mrs. O. W. Erickson and Mrs. ,T. W. Kelly gave a one o'clock luncheon Monday at the Laird home which was attended by forty-eight guests. The high prize for the bridge game which followed the luncheon was won by Mrs. Harold Gilmore. Mrs. Frank Seller won second high; Mrs. D. D. Paxson, third; Mrs. G. D. Bfundage, fourth and Mrs. E. R Morrison, consolation. In the evening Mrs. Laird, Mrs. Wei- Algona Beauty Featured lendorf and Mrs. Howie were hostesses at a six-thiily dinner at thtj Laird home which was attended by forty guests. Mrs. Ray McCorkle won the high prize fdr'tlie bridge game, Mrs. Leo Swanson of Whlttemore, second; and Miss Marie Wchler, third. —n— Woman's Club— The Algona Woman's club will have a musical Friday evening May 8, at eight o'clock at the home of Mrs. W K. Ferguson. Miss Florence Reynolds will sing a vocal solo which will be followed by a talk from Mrs. Clayton Phillips of Livermore who Is tenth district chairman of the I. F. W. C. Mrs. A. E. Michel will sing Song Cycle "Eililand" by Alex Von Flelitz, accompanied at the piano by Mrs. R. P. Norton. Mrs. W. H. Hathorn of Mason City will give a talk on America's Dilemma of Music." Mrs. Hathorn is chairman of the music division of the I. F. W. C. Dances will be given by Phyllis Sawyer and Phyllis Mathes. " Shower for Bride-So-bc— Mrs. Fred Pooch and Mrs. Ann Fech ner gave a kitchen shower Friday evening at the Pooch home Jn Plum Creek for Miss Mabel DeGraw who 1 to be a June bride. There were abou thirty guests. Games and stunte wer a part of the entertainment, and prize were won by Mabel DeGraw and Ceci McGinnis. Mrs. Earl Taylor won th high prize for the bridge game which followed. The hostesses presented the honoree with a bouquet of pink car nations, and she received many loveh gifts. Birthday Party- Mrs. W. J. O'Brien gave a birthday party Wednesday of last week for her daughter, Maurine, who celebrated her eighth birthday. Nine little girl friends and her teacher, Miss Kather- Ine Antoine, were guests from four until six o'clock. Games were played and refreshments were served. The children who attended were Rose Ann Holtzbauer, Ruth Holtzbauer, Helen Joynt, Irene Hansen, Mary McEnroe, Betty Scanlan, Pauline Zender, Harriett Keith and Janice O'Brien. Celebrate Wedding Anniversaries- Mr, and Mrs. Verne Teeter entertained Sunday in honor of their fifth wedding anniversary and the thirty- eighth of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Christensen of Titonka, also Harvey Larson's birthday. Other guests were the Clarence Christensen and Ross Buffington families of Titonka, Rudolph Larson family, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Larson and son, Harvey, all of Burt, and the Franz and D. A. Teeter families of Algona. Plum Creek Club Met— The Plum Creek Social and Literary club met last Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Verne Gross with Mrs. Lloyd Gross as assistant hostess. Roll call was answered by houseclean- Ing hints after which Mrs. John Storm gave a paper on Edward Bok's Singing Tower. A delicious lunch was served by the hostesses. The next meeting will be at the State Park. Each mem- I ber is to bring a covered dish, Country Club Party— The opening party of the Country Club will be held Tuesday. May 19 a' the club house with the directors as the committee in charge. Herman Hauberg is chairman. There will be a six-thirty dinner followed by cards and dancing. The club house has been cleaned and will probably be open for meals next week with Mrs. D. P. Smith in charge. The first afternoon party will be held May 26. The afternoon and even- Ing parties are planned for alternate Tuesdays. Announcements to members and the party lists will be ready In a few days. M. E. Ladies' Aid— The M. E. Ladles' Aid will meet on Thursday, May 7 at two-thirty In the D. A. R. Society— The D. A. R. society will meet on Tuseday afternoon. May 12, at the Gil bert home with Mrs. Clair Anderson Mrs. Louise Hyde and Mrs. Mabe Tjaden as hostesses. Miss Ella Thompson, who returned Saturday from Washington, D. C., where she attended the D. A. R. congress as delegate from the local club, will give a report of the convention. church parlors. As there Is Important business to transact, a large attendance Is greatly desired. Mrs. G. Vohs' di- vison will serve a fifteen cent luncheon in the church basement at the close of the business session. baptist Ladies' Aid— The Baptist Ladies' Aid will meet on Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. R. A. Evans. Assistant hostesses are Mesdames Kruse, Hoftus, Moulds, and Lashbrook. All ladies of the church are invited. Missionary-Ladies' Aid— The annual thank offering meeting t the Missionary society of the Con- regational church will be held Thursay afternoon at the church In con junction with the regular meeting o the Ladies' Aid. There will be a play "Packing the Missloary Barrel." STATE ACADEMIC CONTEST TUESDAY Contest Was Held at the Al gona High School Yesterday, MANY THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS TOOK PART Tola Lehman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lehman of Algona, secretary of the Des Moines Junior Chamber of Commerce, has the spring cleanup fever, and is seen doing her bit. W. R. C. Meeting— The W. R. C. will meet at the Legion hall Tuesday, May 12 at seven-thirtj St. Thomas Guild— St. Thomas Guild will meet Thursday, May 14 with Mrs. J. O. F. Price. Bridge Luncheon- Mrs. J. L. Bonar, Mrs. H. W. Pletch and Mrs. R. H. Crawford entertained thirty-two friends at a one dfclock luncheon last Wednesday afternoon Mrs. W. P. Hemphill won the high prize for the bridge game and Mrs. S. E. McMahon, the second high. W. C. T. U. to Meet— The W. C. T. U. will meet at the home of Mrs. G. L. Vohs next Tuesday afternoon at two-thirty o'clock. CALL THEATRE ALGONA, IOWA THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, MAY 7-8. Matinets Thursday 2:30 and Friday at 4:15. from the cartcon story by Percy Crosby, with Enid Bennett, Jackie Cooper, Robert Coogan, Mitzi Green, Jackie Searl See that wonderful, lovable kid character you've seen in the comic pages act on the screen. Ten times as enjoyable becaus eyou actually see and hear him. "Skippy" is fun for the whole family. SATURDAY, MAY 9. Matinee at 1:30 ana 3:30. Don't forget the 8th episode of "The Phantom of the West" with Tom Tyler at matinees only, and Clara Bow In 'TRUE TO THE NAVY' better than "The Fleet's In" SUNDAY & MONDAY, MAY 10-11 Ring Lardner's and Geo. L. Kaufman's Broadway success i t"JUNE MOON" starring Jack Oakie supported by Frances Dee Wynne Gibson June McOloy A new Oakie bringing tears and laughs as a small town boob who was nearly a song writer—nearly a flop—until his sweetheart saves him. Also News and other selected shorts Prices—1-3 o'clock shows, 10c-35c—5 7 and 8 o'clock shows 25c-50c. TUBS. & WED., MAY 13-13 Everybody's talking about this woman. Her daring escapades shock society —shame her husband—tear the heart, of the man she world brands her— loves! The "UNFAITHFUL" But—there's a reason. See what It Is—probe the hidden depths of this woman's heart. See if you, too, think she is unfaithful to love. Ruth Chatterton Paul Lukas 'Matlneo Tuesday at 2:30. School Electricians to Locate in Algona. The Beamer Tire & Electric Company of West Union has opened a branch office in Algona in the building formerly occupide by the Holecek Radio Shop on North Thorlngton street. Dennis Pratt, ttrother of Vern Pratt, who has been in Algona since last, fall managing the wiring of the new school building will be in charge of the new shop here which will be called the Beamer Electric Company. At West Union the company does auto repalr- ng, but in the Algona shop they ex- ject to maintain only an electrical shop specializing in wiring contracts, ixtures and appliances. Vern Pratt and his family live in Algona at present and his brother, Dennis, will move lere as soon as school Is out. Cecil Northrup, and his family will Lone Rock School News and Notes Lon e Rock, May 6. Special: Rev Cleveland, radio pastor of Station WNAX, Yankton, South Dakota, ha been secured to deliver the commencement address for the Lone Rock graduating class Monday evening, May 18 Sev. Cleveland Is a very popular speaker and the local graduating class feels ortunate in being able to secure him for It Was a State Wide Contest and All Pupils In the High School Took Part. (By J. P. Overmyer.) The following is a brief summary of the state academic contest as conducted in the Algona high school Thursday. All pupils enrolled In the following subjects took part in the test. This was a state wide contest in which betwee seventy and eighty thousand hig school pupils participated. Corrective English. Out of a possible grade of 174. Freshmen— 1. Ila Leffert Iff 2. Adlne Thompson S.Nettie Orubb 13 Average for freshman class 82.93. Sophomore— 1. Johanna Piene 15 2. Norma Raney 15 3 Ruth Turner ' 14 , Average for sophomore class 85.42. Junior— 1. Phyllis Parsons 2. Carmilla Praser 137 3. Helen Becker '. 12' Average for junior class 81.88. Senior— 1. Helen Morrow 122 2. Genevieve Hartshorn 12: 3. Esther Dearchs 115 Average for senior class 67.64. Ninth Algebra. Possible grade 107. 1. Ila Leffert 95 2. Donald Parsons ; 88 3. Ida Halpln 79 Average for Class 56.24. Geometry. Possible grade 53. Spring Shoe Modes 1. Bernice Dearchs 33 nove to Algona from West Union and le will be employed by the company here instead of at the main office. Evan uller is another man whom the corn- any has brought to Algona. After he new school building is wired Vern Pratt and his family are planning to eturn to West Union. Mr. Beamer was n Algona the first of the week helping to locate the new office. Music Pupijs Held Recital Saturday. The pupils of Mrs. Sylvia Gunn held recital at the Congregational church a&t Saturday afternoon which was very much enoyed by those present, rogram was: The U the Recruiting Station ..Thompson Charles Morrow The Sunflower Smeltzer Jean Murtagh ' a Ps Thompson Richard Norton Snowballs Smeltzer Phyllis Lee Reveille Thompson Roger Michel Eskimo Lullaby Gaynor Theresa Trager On Parole Thompson Bence Frederick Dancing Daisy Fields Mokrejs Eleanor Thorpe Swinging Roses Dellofield Joan Marie Stewart The Bumble Bee jj e a Mary Ellen Worster The Frog Pond Mokrejs Jane Cretzineyer Juck in the Pulpit Mokrejs Betty Laird The Guitar Gaynor Marabelle Reimers The Soldiers' Song Steinheimer Ted Chrlschilles Over the Waves Grant-Schoefer Barbara Haggard On the Ice Crawford Durwood Baker Folk Dance Beethoven Phyllis Sawyer Class in Transposition Farewell Party for Irvington Residents. Irvlngton, April 28. Special: Many friends attended a farewell party on Wednesday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thornton and family. Games were played and luncheon was served later In the evening. Everyone enjoyed a nice time. The Thorntons have been residents here for the past six years, moving to Irvlngton from Wesley. IMr. Thornton had been employed on the section up until about four months ago, when he met with an automobile accident causing him to lose his Job. The Thorntons moved to Emmetsburg where they will now make their new home. They will be greatly missed by their mauy friends. •his occasion. The baccalaureate sermon will be delivered by Rev. Gladstone Sunday ev- ning, May 17. Miss Caruthers reports an operetta n two acts being prepared by the ilgh school girls' glee club. They plan o have it ready for' the public on Friday evening?, May 15. . .. The senior class play, "Safety First" was presented to two good sized audl- nces last Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Each member of the cast worked hard to make this play a success. Each one of them took their parts well. Approximately fifty dollars were cleared on the play. This money will be used to defray the expenses of the commencement spaker. Mr. Hamilton, president of the Hamilton College of Commerce at Mason City, spoke before the high school and junior :Ugh at the assembly Monday morning- of last week. This was Mr. Hamilton's second appearance before the locs.1 pupils this year. His talks always receive the best of attention from the pupils because he presents some very valuable ideas in an interesting and entertaining manner. The Lone Rock high school base ball team defeated Burt In a game on the Lone Rock diamond last Friday by a score of 7 to 3. The school will hold its annual picnic the last day of school, May 22. There will be no grade exhibit of work done during the year as it was exhibited at the last parent-teacers 1 association meeting. Whittemore Woman Seriously Injured. Whittemore, May 6. Special: Mrs. Herman Lauck was severely Injured Monday morning. She was helping in the field and was riding the disc. Mrs. Lauck does not remember just exactly how the accident happened but it is thought the line dropped and she v/as pulled off the seat by it. She fell in front of the machine and It passed over the lower part of her body. She was able to return to the seat and drove the team within calling distance of her husband. When he reached her side she had fainted. The lady was brought to the McCreery hospital, where it was found that she had received a compound fracture of the lower bone in her leg. The disc had cut through the small bone Into the ankle joint and a large piece of flesh was torn from her leg. She was resting as well as possible Tuesday. The Lauck family live on the old Mike Hayes farm,, three miles noj-th 'of town. Former West Bend Man Passed Away. [West Bend, May 5. Special: Frank Carter was taken seriously 111 in Minneapolis Thursday and was taken to the hospital where he passed away on Friday at two o'clock, age seventy years. The body was brought to West Bend Sunday, to the home of his sister, 2. Leroy Dale 33 3. Fernley Nolle 32 Average for class 18.09. Physics. Possible grade 144. I.Max Richardson 121 2. Karl Shumway 78 3. Lyle Runchey 77 3. William Ferguson 77 Average for class 45.53. World History. Possible grade 130. 1. John Simpson 95 2. William Ferguson 95 Alva Benson 93 Average for class 75. American History. Possible grade 130. . Craig Smith 87 2. John Hargreaves 87 3. Arthur Maasdam 78 Average for class 59.82. General Science. Possible grade 137. Ila Leffert 109 Donald Parsons 106 Violet Norman 94 Average for class 71.80. American Literature. Possible grade 180. 1. Craig Smith 150 2. Bob Cliff 149 S.Bob Williams 148 Average for class 117.17. English Literature. Possible grade 180. 1. Norma Greiner 160 2. Alva Benson 147 3. Karl Shumway 143 Average for class 120.16. Economy. : Possible grade 143. ;' I.Max Richardson 77 2. Otis Barr 01-: 3. Margaret Habeger 57. Average for class 44.54. !, American Government. ;' Possible grade 150. 1. Bob Williams 132 2. Dorothy Johnson 12ft 3. Bob Cliff 122 Average for class 102.78. FOR EVERYONE Everyone wants new shoes now, and we have anticipated the demand by buying the best looking styles. Pumps, straps and ties in tans and white made of fine kidskiu. • ! See the new linen styles in white and natural. $6.00J°$7.50 Christensen Bros. Co. XwWVWVWWftWWWWW^^ SENIORS ANTICIPATE THEIR GRADUATION Juniors to Honor Graduates With Banquet on Evening' of May 15th. COMMENCEMENT EXEECISES MAY 28. Baccalaureate Sermon to be Preached by Rev. Coleman at Methodist Church May 24. With the class play over the seniors f the Algona high school are looking Drward to the junior-senior banquet, lie baccalaureate sermon, and gradua- ion as the closing events of their high chool careers. The banquet'which is iven each year by the juniors for the graduating class will be held at the [ethodist church, Friday evening, May The baccalaureate sermon will be preached this year by Rev. J. L. Coleman, pastor of the Presbyterian church, and will be held In the Methodist church which accommodates a larger audience. .Graduation exercises will be held as usual in the Call Theatre. Thursday evening, May 28, has been set as the date for the big event In the lives of the seniors. The list of this year's Pentecost, Irene Vivian Potter, Juanita F. Richardson, Max Rising, Gladys I. Roupe, Irma Dee Runchey, Lyle W. Ryther, Mildred M. Shackelford, Nina Shumway, Karl L. Simpson, John Skilling, Roberta Smith, Kathryn A. Stoffel, Eldon Joseph Sunding, Arlene M. Taylor, Dorothy F. Turner, Marjorie Grace Vipond, James R. Walker, Pearl R. Wlese, Clara M. seniors, who . number printed below. sixty-five, Is K. of C.'s Attend Mass Body on Sunday. About seventy-five Knights of Columbus attended holy communion and- mass at St. Cecelia's Catholic church here last Sunday. During the mass Father T. J. Davern spoke on the activities of the Knights of Columbus both locally and abroad. After mass they all met at the local K. of O. hall where they enjoyed breakfast which was served by the States Cafe. After the breakfast a short program was enjoyed. Sara Doran tap danced accompanied at the piano by Jeannette Goeders and Betty Barry gave a reading. Attorney James W. Fay, district deputy, of Emmetsburg spoke as did Attorney L. A. Winkel, grand knight of the local council. Attorney E. O. McMahon was the toastmaster. Knights from Emmetsburg who were present were James Fay, Edward Kelly, Lawrence Brennan and Tom Nolan. Burt Lady Lost Eye Last Sunday. Burt, May 5. Special: Mrs. Amos Kromminga had tho misfortune to have an eye put out Sunday evening when a stick of wood which she was chopping flew up, striking her in the eye. She was taken to Algona to the hospital at once and her eye was removed. Mr. Mrs. Alice Pease, where the funeral and Mrs. Kromminga moved here last High School Seniors. x Adams, Everyal W. Backus, Eleanor Eaton Banwart, Ruth G. Barr, Otis A. Batt, Helen F. Behrends, Wilma E. Benson, Alva H. Black, Lucile Beatrice Bllnkman, Harold F. Bonnstetter, Burnetta M. easier, Hazel L. Chubb, Peter R. Dale, Vivian N. Dalziel, Irene B. Dearchs, Esther L, Devine, Irene A. Doran, Sara E. Doughan, M. Helen ' OJI ' Elbert, Mike T. Etherington, Wilma I. Ferguson, William R. ••"•'•• Finnell, Edgar C. Gillingham, Anna. M. Emma L. Gilmore, Edna Elizabeth Greiner, Norme, Harrington, Bernice M. Hartshorn, Genevleve Huenhold, Lula A, Johnson, Dorothy Mae Johnson, Velva I, "Jordan, Edna'M. Jordan, Joseph P. Kapp, Luella A. Kelley, Eugene H. Knudsen, Margaret N. Laabs, Margaret K. Lavrenz, Amelda M. Lee, Josephine Lund, Charles Ma tern, Gladys McNeill, Mary C. Miner, Paris Morrow, Helen E. Neellng, Hazel A. Nelson, Eugene Pearson, Eugene C, Junior Leaguers Ready for Schedule. The Junior base ball team has been coming right ilong under the tutelage of Cuach Aubrry Bonham. .Quite a number of the boys from vhe academy and the high sclico'. are showing much enthusiasm about the game which heu-tofore was f.-ut losing out among thr younger boys In Algona. That is one reasia why these junior league teams arr. being sponsored by tht> American Legion and the major lecjues. Those ';i charge felt that th/j gftai national pasri.n3 was going to seed and by organizing 1 these teams base ball would keep on as in the past. Algona played Burt In a practice game last Saturday and the boys are nearly ready to begin the -fight for the championship. The Legion, is to get a schedule for the Algona team with the different towns in this vicinity such as Emmetsburg, Estherville, Humboldt and so on. Tournaments are to be held and the winners keep on going until eliminated. In October a junior world series is to be held between two teams which have gone to the top In their respective territories. This will be held in Los Angeles at the national convention of the American Legion. Cat Adopts Fox Pups for Month. At the Algonquin Silver Fox Ranch southeast of Algona they are using cats to bring up the fox pups. One of the male foxes was seen to take the little pups and throw them around the pen and Oscar Wegmuller the caretaker was afraid it might kill them. He scouted around and found an old cat with kittens and then substituted the two fox pups for twowof. the kittens. The mother cat totriNlie substitution calmly and never ihtertrerred with the pups in their feeding. They were only a few days old when given to the cat and they obtained then- feed from her until they were a month old. Then the pups- became unruly and ungrateful and chased her out of the nest bbx along with the llttie kitten which had been left with them. The pups are now being fed from a saucer. German Lutheran Church. Wooster and Elm Stres 1 ;. Next Sunday Is known as Mothers' Day. Qcnran service will bo held on Sunday forenoon beginning at ten ocJu-ic. Ascension Day will be celebrated a week from Thursday. English service' will be conducted in the evening at eight o'clock. Our Sunday School will be opened a week from Sunday at 9:30 a. m. All are heartily welcome.—P. Braner, pastor. was held Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock, conducted by Rev. Pharo of the Methodist church. Mr. Carter made his home with his sister here for a number of years. Hospital News. Mrs. Amos Kromminga, Burt, May 3, eye removed; WayW Riddle, Algona, April 30, fractured skull and broken collar bone; Theo. Gaskill, 15, Algona high school student from Rolfe, May l, appendicitis; John Killian, Wesley May 1, surgical. year and have been working for J. W. Dorrande. Mrs. Kromminga was formerly Miss Pearl Helfner of Titonka. Took Part in May Day Program. Mies CatJieHne McCWl who \& a student at Milwaukee Downer College took part in the annual May Day program last Saturday and was the accompanist in the musical program. Miss McOall also directs the college orches* tra. Is Your Checking Account Always Ready for Action? ITEEP it ready. . ^ Wh'en you come across bargains—that is. the real bargains which usually require full payment in cash because the seller needs the money —it is very satisfying to have the nioney in the bank awaiting only your signature on a check. ,, Keep your checking account balance up all the tune. You will be surprised what amounts of money you can save In the course of a year by doing so—and will have the day-by-day satisfaction of knowing that you are ready for bargains when they come. / ; KOSSUTH COUNTY STATE BANKJ Algona, Iowa '^••MMiHHM^^^^^^^^^B

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