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The Upper Des Koines-Republican, May 20,1931 Odd Fellows to Hold Booster Meet at S, C The Odd Fellow lodge of Bwea City hfts asked this paper to announce that the booster meeting arranged to be held on June first has been postponed ttfitll the following Monday, June R l*he meeting will be held at the Legion hall In Swea City on Monday evening, June 8, sponsored by the Odd Fellows lodge No. 613 of Swea City. SWEA CITY NEWS. X8$s&®y&^^ Mrs. Anna Griffith had the misfortune to fall and break her arm on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Spcrbcck and their • daughter, Jeanne, are spending a few days at lown City. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Griffith of Algona spent Thursday evening with Mrs. Anna Griffith. J. L. Heeren of Sioux Palls, South Dakota, was a week end guest at the P. W. Larsen home. Boy Scouts of Troop No. 33 are making preparations for the annual "round up" at Fort Dodge June 10th. The lunior-senlor banquet was held at the high school dining room Friday evening. The banquet was served by the M. K. Aid society. Clyde O. Dillon of Charles City is employed as barber in the Nelson barber shop and Bert Thomas of Sheffield is the new barber at the "Red" Bowman shop. The McLaughlln & Sons Paving Company, contractors on No. 9 put in 1,800 feet of paving on Saturday. With good weather they expect to be ready to move their equipment to Armstrong in two weeks. Mrs. Hugh S. Logan entertained the teachers of the school faculty nt a bridge party Saturday afternoon. A social time was enjoyed by the guests. A lovely two course lunch was served by the hostesses. The Misses Edith Dahl, Jane Carlson, June Larson, Lucille Anderson, Flo Ella Overfleld, Florence Johnson, Helen Poole, Dorothy Chrlstensen, Irene Dourte, Eva Maude Wenzel, Carol Fosgren and Lois James have been selected to sell poppies on "Poppy Day", May 23. Two girls have been selected from each organization)!. They will wear white sailor suits. The local unit will sell 800 poppies. Algona Hi Lights VOL. I ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MA*, 20, J931 No. 24 •It takes Interested tenders as well as talented writers to make a good paper." Academic Teat Retnrns. Word of the results of the Iowa stat wide academic contest has been re reived in Algona. Algona is to send seven mapils. representing nine, suWjec t« Tnwa Oltv to compete in the state n° ,° T he state is divided into districts' and the schools into classes There is the A class, including high S of 400 or more pupils; the B ^SS-JSKS&gg. ness ness; ness; of the nine subjects are in Fneltsh This year's contest is dtf- 2 Th Pupils sent from Algona are the three highest in this dis- among trict. Trip to Printing Office. The members of the business English class had a most interesting and in trip through the Advance "Spires." Under the direction of Miss Messenger, students of the high school havi prepared a little book of origin,! verse which will be entered in the county fair next fall. The book is entitled "Spires," and bears the following lines by Dorothy Johnson, '31, on the title page: "Turrets of thought Rising from smooth surfaces To outline beauty Agaist a sky of dreams." Dorothy also acted as student editor of the book. Nine students—five seniors, one Junior, one sophomore and two eighth graders—are represented by twenty poems. The art work, including the cover design and illustra- ;ions for eight poems, was done by Johanna and Margaret Flene, '33. The booklet is being prepared by the typing students under Miss Kreikenbaums supervision. Only a few copies will bn made, enough for the people reprc- ,ented and for entry in the fair. The following is table of contents: Rain on May Day—Eleanor Backus 31. Description—Dorothy Johnson, '31. Work on a Gray Day—Eleanor Bac- these machines in action and to have a toe emanation of their parts, working and use. The addressograph, letter press, linotype machine, printing prLsTnd device for folding the papers were the chief objects of their interest. The trip helped to make the course much more interesting and practical. The class is very grateful to Mr. Dewel and his force for making the trip possible. Twenty of the juniors and seniors took the state normal training tests on May 14 and 15. Long Needed Rain—Margaret Fiene, 33. From My Window— Dorothy Johnon, '31. Palladium—Eleanor Backus, '31. To a Little Mouse with Memories- Helen Morrow, '31. Star Gazing—Helen Becker, '32. Love Rejected—Eleanor Backus, '31. -1 Spring in the Meadows—Ruth Ma•' lueg, '35. New Spring—Ella Mae Johnson, '35. Pneumonia—William Ferguson, '31. Capricious Love—Eleanor Backus, '35. Fog—Margaret Fiene, '33. Memorial Day—Dorothy Johnson, '31. Mystic Message—Helen Morrow, '31. Attainment—Lucille Black, '31. Reminiscence—Eleanor Backus, '31. Sorrow—Dorothy Johnson, '31. Solace—Dorothy Johnson, '31. Here are the reasons WHY your neighbors are now buying their Groceries at Bloom's "The Family Store" Being locally owned, not a chain store, we are a vital part of your community and are mutually in- terstcd in the growth of our city. Patronize home owned stores. COMPARE OUR PRICES Every Day Is Bargain Day Here 49c Senior Magazine Ready. The Senior Magazines are expected to be ready for distribution the first of the next week. We certainly appreciate the time and work that the staff, some of the typing students and Miss Messenger gave in preparing the material and printing the dummies. Our senior artist, Eugene Kelly, designed the cover and the many original drawings. Genevieve Hartshorn and Lyle Runchey, the advertising managers, have sold several hundred dollars worth of advertising to the business men for the annual and Mr. Overmeyer says that they are the best advertising managers the school has ever had. So far only about 235 annuals have been paid for, but it is hoped that the rest will soon be collected. COMMENCEMENT. As sixty-three seniors of the class of '31 draw near the end of their high career, they begin to think more definitely of the future. What possibilities there are in any graduating class! Some plan for further study in the different colleges and universities. Some plan to begin work right away and not go on to school. Others— but there are so many possibilities in such a class! Whatever phase of life each senior plans to follow, and whatever kind of a career each decides to take up, everyone sincerely hopes that each person will meet with succss. As members of the Algona high school, we know that we have a standard to uphold and that our reputation as a high school demands that we give of our heart to the honor of our school. — Helen E. Morrow. Geometry Classes Make Drawings. The geometry classes have made original drawings for projects this semester. The drawings were made by straight lines, arcs or a combination of the two. Among some of the best are n picture of ex-President Wilson, one of President Hoover and a sideview of an airplane. There are also many other worthwhile drawings. Most of the drawings are in black nk, but some students secured very in- cresting effects by using water colors. The drawings serve at present as wall decorations in Miss Miller's room. Corridor Clippings. Miss Krampe's ninth English class is now studying business and social etter writing. Miss Quinby visited with friends in Sac City over the week end. Miss Messer's modern history class is now studying about the World War. The past week Miss Plaehn's sivics students have been giving oustide re>orts. The Latin students are taking a journey through Hades with Aeneas this week. For the past two weeks Miss Du- hlgg's sociology class has been hear- ng detailed reports on the students' avorite counties. Miss Prudence Granlun and Miss 3ora Verseck, senior home economics tudents of Ames, visited over the week end with Miss Renaud, who was graduated from Ames last year. Turns the oven on.. .Turns it oft cooks your dinner while you're gone / PEACHES No. 10 size, large can PINEAPPLE, No. 10 size, large can 79c BLACKBERRIES, No. 10 size, large can 69c CHERRIES, Red Pitted, No. 10 size can 79c BROOMS, five sewed, polished handles 29c CRACKERS, 2 Ib. caddie, Butter Sodas 24c Dried Apricots, Ib. _19c Dried Pear-lies, Ib. 17c Prunes, 3 Ibs 19c Beans, 4 Ibs. 25c "CHEESE, i'ull cream, per pound Cake Flour, Monarch, large box 25c Bulk Oatmeal, 7 Ibs. 19o Brown Sugar, 4 Ibs. 25c DILL PICKLES, No. 10 si/.e can — Pork & Beans, tall can 6c Pwd. Sugar, 4 Ibs. _25c Cocoanut, Ib. ______ 29c Choc. Cookies II). _-19c PEARS. No. j() pan, lull pack Ginger Snaps, Ib. __10c Dill Pickles, qt. jar 19c Macaroni, pkg. 4c Milk, 3 cans 20c 49c COFFEE, Blnimi's Special, Blend, per Ib. 17c 10 BARS P. & G. SOAP 25c (\Viih a .t'2.00 order of oilier goods') Semester Tests. Everyone is studying hard for the semester tests. The seniors tire favored a little by having their tests first so their credits will be In before the graduation. One senior remarked that le was glad they came early so that n case he had to take any over, it vould give him plenty of time. On •Yiday, physics, shorthand, typing, sociology, and methods tests will be giv- ;n. On Monday will come twelfth Engish, normal arithmetic, business English and modern history. Some of ,he seniors are unfortunate to be tak- ng junior subjects so they will have to return on Tuesday to finish their ,ests. Tests for the rest of the high school will begin on Tuesday. English Projects. The tenth English classes have been studying the age of Elizabeth, in connection with Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It." Since they have also )een working on this age in history, they are particularly interested in the study. Members of the classes are working on projects of various kinds. Several are dressing Elizabethan dolls to illustrate the styles of dress of the jeriod. Some are illustrating scenes of :he play with original drawings. Small models of Elizabethan theatres are being built by others. Still others are becoming better acquainted with the period by reading books dealing with that time, or written by various authors contemporary with Shakespeare. Two very interesting pencil studies of Shapespeare have already been handed in, and occupy the bulletin board in Miss Messenger's room. They were made by Leroy Johnson and Johanna Piene. Boys' Sports. All of the fellows interested in next fall's foot ball team are reporting to Mr. Bonham for spring foot ball. Olcn, per 1I>. IOC Kraft French Pressing, bollle 19c Johnson's Floor Wax, Ih. can Monarch Coffee, 3 Ibs. $1.00 Sandwich Spread, per jar 19« Kclloo'g's Corn Flakes, large lOc Maxwell House Coffee, per II). _.-35c Jokes. Collected from toasts at the jun- or-senior banquet. Everyal Adams says that he attri- jutes his success in school to his abi- ity to love his teachers. He is giving essons to Kenneth Cowan. The first grade teacher was trying ;o teach the class about the Mayflower and the Pilgrims and so she asked the pupils to draw a picture of the Plymouth Rock. After a while Kenneth Cowan raised his hand and said, "Please, teacher, which shall we draw, a hen or a rooster?" Josephine Chubb: "What did you think of Bill's love making in the class play?" Helen B.: "If you asked me, I'd call it unskilled labor." Johnson, our physics teacher finds happiness in life, With an extra five hundred dollars, and a charming little wife. Of course some of the girls are married And living their happy lives, Harrington, Roupe, and Gilmore are all Rich farmers' wives. Class Projects. Miss Horn's biology classes are going to make projects outside of class this week. They have their choice of the following subjects, collecting insects, leaves, twigs or flowers; making biographies of different scientists; writing stories of different birds' lives; making birds' calendars or constructing flower boxes. Original Reading Books. The eighth grade pupils in Miss Messenger's class have finished their reading books and are now at work planning reading books as they would have them if they were making their own. Some of those which are being made are as follows: "From Foot Paths to Sky Trails," which traces the modes of travel; "The Path to Peace," tracing the ideal of peace, and "Forward March," tracing the advance in civilization. Poem Booklets. The juniors in the American Literature course are completing their poem booklets. Each member chose a certain class of poetry to illustrate, such as labor, flowers, birds, or animals. The poems are illustrated by original drawings. The poems were chosen from all the field of literature. 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In scores of ways a General Electric Hotpoint Range saves time and effort for you. Come and see this modern electric range demonstrated, and learn how easily you can put it in your kitchen under our convenient easy payment plan. Eohlhaas Hardware ^^ with a Chrysler sedan driven by Wai- ' and children of Garner were Sunday ter Will of Algona at the intersection j visitors at the home of his parents, of Highways 169 and 18 just north of Algona. She received cuts upon one knee besides being badly bruised. She is confined to her bed and unable to be about, but is reported on the mend. SEXTON NEWS. Mr. and Mrs. George Aman and Thecla and Walter were Sunday callers at Emmetsburg. Dean Andrews and Frank Burger were Sunday evening callers at the home of Mrs. Sarah Wise. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Gardner of near Plum Creek spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. John V. Huff. Marie Harris closed her school last week Friday with a picnic at the school house six miles north on the Titonka road. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Aman and children spent Sunday in Algona with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Steven. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Black and their children spent Sunday in Algona with Mrs. Black's mother, who has been quite ill. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Weber of near Irvington were dinner guests at the Mr. and Mrs. William Kirschbaum. Mr. and Mrs. Mack Wise and children and Mrs. Sarah Wise were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mv. and Mrs. Monroe Helter near Corwith Sunday. Mrs. Lambert Brethorst is entertaining the Sexton Ladles' Aid at her home one mile east and one mile north of Sexton this week Thursday afternoon. Every one is welcome. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hinders and little twin daughters, Doris and Delores and Mrs. Drusilla Noble were visiting Monday afternoon at the home of their grandmother and mother, Mrs. Sarah Wise. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven and sons, Wilbur, and Everett and Mr. and Mrs, Lloyd Steven were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Wermersen of Hutchins. Mrs. Steven is a sister of Mr. Wer- mersen. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Greenfield entertained the following at dinner Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. William Greenfield of near Irvington, Mr. and Mrs. Ansel Richards of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Merle Richards and children of near Lone Rock. Mrs. Archie Grimm, and sister, Jeannette, with their little daughters of Boone were visiting last week from Monoay until Wednesday with their Sexton. The boy was hit hi the head by a bat while playing base ball. Rev. Gartner of Titonka will preach, this Sunday in the Sexton church, as, Hev. Moore left Monday morning with his wife for Nebraska, where they wilL 1 visit for two weeks with their child-- ren and other relatives there and In Kansas. Rev. Gartner will also preach in Wesley. Rev. Lease will have charge- of the services at Titonka and Doari. Mr. and Mrs. George Olsen, Mr. and' Mrs. George Benschoter, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Benschoter, Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Benschoter were all Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Benschoter at their home in Kanawha.' Mrs. Gilbert Benschoter is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Olsen. Mr.. Benschoter is a son of Mr. and Mrs. George Benschoter. home of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Grosen- sister, Mrs. Charles Aman and family. bach Sunday. ! The ladies are all daughters of Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Arch Burger of near | Mrs. Thomas Steven of Algona. Titonka were Sunday callers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Strother Wise east of town. Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Brethorst and four little daughters were Sunday callers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Reilly. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stratton and hildren of near Britt were Sunday isitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Phillips and family. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kirschbaum PRESERES, large 32 ounce jar Bloom's Grocery Department will be open Thursday nights during Band Concerts for the convenience of our customers. BLOOM'S STORE We buy Eggs for Cash or Trade. LuVerne to Have New Church Building. Lu Verne, May 19. Special: A new Lutheran church will be erected here on the site occupied by the present church. It will be of brick, ninety feet long and thirty-six feet wide with a full basement. The cost will be about $11,000. While the new structure is being erected services will be held in the gymnasum of the high school. UNION NEWS. Bernadine Mahoney spent last Thursday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Mahoney. Mr. and Mrs. Prank Erdman of St. Benedict were guests Wednesday and Thursday at the Joe Arndorfer home. Several couples from Union enjoyed a dance given at the Sexton hall last USETHEOLD MARSHALL'S «U DrugiUt* 01 Mat prepaid by UAMI MFG. Co. CLIVELANO. O, DRUG STOBE Saturday evening by Mr. and Mrs. J. Steil. Marjorie Cruikshank was hostess to ler Pour-H club Saturday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Cruikshank. Mr. and Mrs. Ernil Stoffel and their daughter, Gertude, motored to Pom- sley, Minnesota, last Thursday, returning Friday. They were guests at the home of Mrs. Stoffel's sister, Mrs. Carl Bollig and family. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Ilaase of Minneapolis accompanied by Mr. Haase's brother, William and his wife cume late Saturday evening and spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. Haase's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Bailey. The John Mahoney and Louise Bode children enjoyed a picnic in the woods near the river last Thursday. There was no school in district No. 4 on thai day and the academy children also enjoyed a vacation, it being a holy day Geraldine Palmer, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Paul Palmer, returned to school Monday in district No. 5 afte: being absent on account of a cole which settled in her eyes. Perhap some after-effects of the scarlet feve: which she had this pring. Lucille Strayer is assisting with th work and helping care for the eick a the Ben Gould home. Capitola Ooulc was the victim of an auto acclden late Sunday afternoon when th- For< car in which she was riding collide' Work was started the first of last week on the new lunch stand and gas station on the lot owned by Charles Aman, back of the Wise Brothers' store. The main building for the lunch stand is almost completed. A. Sweet is to be the proprietor. Word was received here last week by friends of the Robert Ward family of the death of Donald, twelve year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ward, now of Underwood, South Dakota, who moved there in March from north of Senior Class of 1931 ITow about a gift for them? While there arejiiany gifts from which to choose a nice BOX OF CANDY would be appropriate in some instances. If interested we will be glad to show you some very acceptable gifts in our line. Always the Best of Candies at the Algonquin J. F. BEHLMEB, Proprietor 101 East State Street Algona, Iowa. Corner Grocery and Market Week End Specials No. 2 can Red Raspberries _ No. 21/2 can O0 p 4B Peaches ^ l °*' No. 21/2 can 9A- 4B Pineapple « IVi ' No. 21/2 can AQ C Pears, 3 cans "^v. 1 can Lima Beans 1 can Kidney Beans 1 can Pork & Beans 1 can Bacon & Beans ALL FOUB FOE 23c Try a pound of Gold Cup Coffee with tbo Green Glass Tumbler premium 15c 15c MEAT DEPT. Hamburg, per pound Pork Sausage per pound SATURDAY ONLY Baby Beef Roast, per pound 17c-20c Baby Beef Rib Boil 2 pounds for 25c Lard, 2 Ib. 25c 5 Ibs. 62c Top Price Paid for Eggs H.R.Sorensen&Co. We Deliver Phone 139, 'St&ix&aB^^

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