The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 1, 1945 · Page 1
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 1, 1945
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The Algoftft tppet- Bes Molnas, PARTY HELD FOR MRS. J. SCHALLIN AT LOTTS CREEK Lotts Creek: A number of relatives gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Schallin Monday evening to help Mrs, Schal- Hn celebrate her birthday. Those In attendance were: Mr. and Mrs. Martin Dreyer and family, Burt; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Radig and family, Mrs. Clara Pompe, Mr. and Mrs. Reinie Wetzel and family, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Reisner, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zumach, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Mittag and Mr. • and Mr. 1 Herbert Potratz and family. The evening was spent playing 500. High score prizes went to Carl Zumach and Mrs. Mittag; low to Donald ttadig end Mrs. Herbert Potratz, and travel to Mrs. Pompe. Mr. and Mrs. Omer McMahon and Judy of Algona spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. McMahon's mother, Mrs. Lydia Wetzel. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wehrspan and family of West Bend called at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Pijahn Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Potratz and family spent Sunday afternoon and evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Schultz at Whittemore. Mrs. Carl Zumach entertained at a quilting party Thursday. Those attending were Mesdames H. F. Mittag, Art Zumach, John Schallin, Clara Pompe, Lydia Wetzel and Wm. Zumach. Mrs. Reinhard Zumaoh of Whittemore and Mrs. Herman Luerdtke of Fenton were also there. For the Pick of the Nation's Groves and Gardens IT'S TIME TO TURN TO A&P! Louisiana Porto Rlcan Fancy Yams .—2 Ibs. 20c Texas Marsh Seedless, Size 96 Grapefruit |Q for 39c California Size 200 Seedless Navel Oranges doz. 41C California Size 48 HEAD LETTUCE, 2 Heads I7c FOR VICTORY— BUY MORE WAR BONDS AND STAMPS! Suiuiyficld Enriched Dependable 50 Ib. bag Flour ...................... $|.97 25 Ib. bag ................................... - ........... 99c Enriched Flour 25 Ib. bag Gold Medal ............ $|.2| Grandma's Old Fashioned 16 oz. bot. Molasses .................... 22c Sunnyficld Top Quality 8 oz. pkg. Wheat Puffs ...... .......... 8c Holsum Brand 16 oz. jar Peanut Crunch .......... 3JC Ami Page Tomato Sauce (No pts.) 16 oz. can Beans with Pork ... ...... 8c White House Vit. "D" UK- pts. ea.) tall cans Evaporated Milk 4 for 35c Sultana Salad pint jar Dressing .................... jgg Ideal Dehydrated 8 oz. pkg. Dog Food Get Your Copy of the February "Woman's Day" — only 2c America's Largest Selling Coffee EIGHT O'CLOCK U Ib. bag 39 C 2 1-lb. bags 41c Fresh From Nearby Farms IOWA EGGS 39c Doz. Ctn. Mr. Farmer: Bring Us Your Eggs! Jane Parker Rich Butterscotch PECAN ROLLS 14 oz. pkg. of 8 35c BODE YOUNG LADY TOWEDDESMOINES MAN FEBRUARY 3 Bode: Announcement has been made of the engagement and approaching marriage of Irene Wendt, daughter Of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Wendt, and Richard Rossing of Des Moines, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Rossing, which will take place at the Some of Miss Wandt's parents Saturday evening, Feb. 3. A miscellaneous shower was given for Miss Wendt in the church parlors Friday af» ternoon at which 50 ladies were present. The committee of ladies in charge of the affair were Mrs. A. C. Rossing, Mrs. Fred Frost, Mrs. Hartwick Jensen and Mrs. Joe Dale. During the afternoon music and games were the entertainment after which lovely refreshments were served MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR LIEUT. ROLLAND SUNDAY Memorial services for Lt. Paul Rolland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Holland, will be held in the Bode Lutheran church Sunday afternoon at 2:30. Lt. Roland was killed while flying on a mission to Germany Dec. 23. They received a telegram from the War Department Jan. 13 and since receiving the message they have received three letters from the War Department confirming the original message. Rev. Anderson of Humboldt will officiate at the memorial service. Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Oldsburg of Curlew were at the Dale Lockwood home Sunday. The Ramey Cherland family spent Sunday afternoon at the G. I. Nelson home at Ringsted. The M. O, Richards family attended the congregational family dinner at the Methodist church at Burt Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Homer McMahon and Judith Kay of Algona spent the week-end at the home of Mrs. Lydia Wetzel. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Weiner of Burt are spending a 'few days with their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schroedar. Fern Sanders and Emma Schrader were Sunday guests at th-3 Andrew Thomsen home in honor of Genevieve's birthday. The John Behrends family were Sunday dinner guests at the home of their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Behrends. They also spent Tuesday at Emmetsburg shopping. Sunday dinner guests at the Bub Dreyer home were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lief and the Alfred Meyer family, the latter of Whittemore. The Wm. Dreyers spent Sunday evening at their home. Elmer Lochmann of Rock Rapids spent Sunday at the Ralph Bierstedt home. (Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Mario w and Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Kissmer and daughter spent Wednesday at their home. Mrs. Emil Person spent Wednesday afternoon with her niece, ANNUAL REPORT Whittemore Elevator Co. Whittemore^ Iowa 1944 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS M. W. Fandel, President F. J. Balgeman, Vice President Frank Bestenlehner, Sec.-Treas. August Vaudt Francis Foley Chas. Borman Geo. J. Winkel G. L. BENSCHOTER, Manager Employees Leroy Farrell James Rosendahl * * * Balance Sheet, December 31, 1944 ASSETS Current Assets Cash on hand $ 467.16 Cash in bank : 5,526.98 $ 5,994.14 Accounts receivable 2,558.77 Due from Commodity Credit Corp 1,140.39 Accrued storage receivable 333.40 Accrued interest receivable 108.02 Due on hogs in transit 3,216.28 Due on grain in transit 1,275.02 Inventory 49,563.37 Other Income Handling CCC grain ....$ Grinding, gross receipts Storage Average in bank acc't Average in cash acc't Recoveries on accounts charged off Rental for residences- Patronage dividends .. Gross Savings Operating Expenses General $ Directors' fees Repairs Depreciation Rent Taxes Donations Accounts charged off.. Adjust, of acc'ts rec... 1,350.00 2,948.42 773.95 1.23 .10 296.57 344.00 1,670.20 7,384.47 $ 36,846.72 10,992.71 219.00 583.71 1,480.57 130.00 946.76 60.00 17.98 85 14,431.53 $64,189.39 Investments 7,813.60 Fixed Assets and Depreciation Land $ 800.00 Buildings & Equipment $29,664.31 Less reserve for dep 12,372.54 17,291.77 Operating Savings .... $ 22,415.14 Non- Operating Income—Net Interest income $ 318.77 Less: Interest exp 70.85 247.92 Deferred Assets Patronage dividends 18,091.77 receivable .... 1,894.57 Total Assets $91,989.3'J LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL Current Liabilities Secured notes payable $18,000.00 Unpaid grain 1,507.42 Customers' credit 77.42 State sales tax 90.12 Withholding tax 67.05 Social security tax 32.26 Other accrued expense 1,669.13 Net savings before dividends and income taxes Less: Interest dividend Net Savings Before Patronage D i v 1- dends & Income Taxes $ 22,663.06 590.00 $ 22.073.0G Commodity Sales January 1, 1944, to December 31, 1944 Commodity Bushels Amount Total Grain Shelled corn ....196,431 $199,829.44 $21,443.45 Capital and Surplus Capital stock outstanding $11,875.00 Surplus $36,597.82 Net 1944 savings before patronage dividend .... 22,073.06 58,670.86 70,545.88 Total Liabilities and Capital $91,989.33 Statement of Operations and Net Savings January 1, 1944, to December 31, 1944 Sales $976,716.92 Cost of Sales Iny. Jan. 1, 1944 $ 39,382.97 Purchases 957,435.07 Ear corn 2,115 Oats 37,248 Beans 21,643 Flax 3,442 Wheat 2,859 2,135.36 26,382.06 43,362.14 10,119.43 3,757.13 $285,585.58 Merchandise Flour, feed & fertilizer $ 52,461.92 Salt 1,574.25 Seed 16,870.11 Coal 12,499.19 Twine 1,305.65 Fence 1,364.57 Posts 2,396.07 Tile 547.51 Miscellaneous 707.74 Hogs ... Total 89,527.01 601,604.35 $976,716.92 $996,818.04 Less inv. Dec. 31, 1944 49,563.37 947,254.67 Gross commodity savings $ 29,462.25 This report was completed for an audit report prepared by the Farmers Grain Dealers Association of Iowa and subject to the comments contained in their report dated Jan. 22, 1945. FRANK BESTENLEHNER, Sec.-Treas. Mrs. Ralph Dugen of Burt. fat* queline Person spent the weak- end At the Hlf am Ackarmtm homfe. Mr. and Mrs. Person spent Friday there helping cut Wood. Seabee Keith Nasty Writes the home folks of tHe unexpected meeting with Melvin Bratland S-2c on the Island of Guam recently. When two hoine town boys meet so far from home, It must be a grand and glorious feeling. Alden Mitchell left Sunday for Des Moines where he will enlist in the navy. Alden was a graduate of the Lone Rock school iri 1944. He has been helping at home on the farm prior to his enlistment. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Milford Mitchell. Mrs. Sidney Rolland was hostess to 20 women at her home Thursday when a home project meeting was held and a lesson given on the reflnishing of furniture conducted 'by Myrtle Hewitt, county home demonstration agent. A pot luck luncheon was served at noon. The Idle Hour club met at the home of Mrs. Walter Thompson with Mrs. Dave Weber assisting hostess last Thursday. There were 13 members and five visitors present. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Odey Cherland with Mrs. James Cody Feb. 22. Lt. Garmon Aure, pilot on an observation plane, has written his mother, Mrs. R. F. Gullixson, that he left New York Dec. 21, arrived in England Jan. 10 and received her V-mail letter Jan. 12. Lt. Aure"'s wife is making her home for the duration with her mother in California. Mrs. Henry Manus of Burt spent Friday at the home of her sister. Mrs. Chas. Morris. Their othei; sisters, Mrs.. P. M. Christenson, Mrs. Will Christenson, Mrs. Jay Godden and Ruth Krueger visited there in the afternoon. Ruth has been visiting at the P. M. Christenson home the past week. Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Chantland received a telephone message from their son, Capt. Charles Chantland who has been stationed at Fort Knox, Ky., for several months that he is now. located at Fort Meade, Md. Their other son. Opl. Andrew Chantland, a mechanic in the air corps, is still located in Italy. . Mr. and Mrs. Orren Olson entertained at an 8 o'clock dinner at their home Tuesday evening in honor of the baptism of their young son, Richard Karl. Rev. Wm. Trygstad performed the ceremony which was held preceding the dinner. Sponsors for the baby were the parents and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Thor Olson. The baby wore the same dress his mother wore when she was baptized. A Farm Bureau project meeting was held at the home of Mrs. Walter Thompson with Mrs. H. W. Hobson assisting with the lesson, Tuesday afternoon. The lesson was Nutrition. Variety of Meals for Better Health. Those attending were Mrs. Geo. Crow, Mrs. Frank Merron, Mrs. Hattie Shaser, Mrs. Dave Weber, Mrs. Albert Shaser, Mrs. Ralph Thompson, Mrs. Lillie ' Thompson and Neva Thompson. MRS. MARY GOETZ, 80, OF WESLEY, DIED WEDNESDAY Wesley: Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Goetz, 80, who died Wednesday evening at 6:35 following a stroke suffered a week before, were held at 10 o'clock Saturday morning at St. Joseph's Catholic church with the Rev. L. N. Klein in charge of the Requiem Mass. Mrs. Goetz was born at Bureau county, 111., Aug. 10, 1864. She was married Aug. 8, 1889, to Henry Lindenmeyer. A son, Frank Lindenmeyer, .was born to this union. Mr. Lindenmeyer died in 1894. On Feb. 23, 1897, she was married to John Goetz in Illinois. The family came to Wesley in February, 1899, and lived on their farm northwest of town and retired from the farm 18 years ago and Mr. Goetz passed away suddenly on June 26, 1930. Seven children were toorn to this union Mrs. Helen Johnson, George Goetz, Leo and Joe (twins), Henry Goetz, Clara Goetz, who died Dec. 27, 1928, and Dorothy Goetz, all living in and near Wesley. She is also survived by her son, Frank Lindenmeyer of Hammond, Ind., and three stepsons, Mike Goetz of Wesley, John and Fred Goetz of Lostant, 111.; 24 grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Will Lane of Princeton, 111., and two brothers, Frank Bruer and Henry Bruer of Hennepin, 111. Mrs. Goetz was a faithful member of the Catholic church and a charter member of the Catholic Daughters of America, who attended services in a body. Burial was in St. Joseph's cemetery beside the graves of her loved ones who preceded her in death. Pallbearers were her twin sons, Leo and Joe Goetz, and four grandsons, Pvt. William Johnson, Robert, William and Clarence Goetz. The MeMahon funeral home was in charge. Many were the beautiful floral and spiritual bouquets given in memory of Mrs. Goetz by relatives and friends. Those from a distance who came to attend the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lindenmeyer of Hammond, Ind.; Lillian Johnson of Buffalo, N. Y.; Pvt. Wm. Johnson of Self ridge Field, Mich.; Mrs. Will Lane of Princeton, 111.; Frank Bruer of Hennepin, 111.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goetz of Elma, Iowa, and Mr. and Mrs. George Hauptman of Charles City. Warburtons, Lakota Have Surprise Party Lakota: Neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Warburtpn gave them a real surprise Friday evening when 30 walked in to spend the evening, bringing delicious eats for a lunch. After the excitement quieted, Violet Koppen and Kathryn Becker led in a series of games with everyone taking part. Following lunch Otto Koppen, as spokesman, presented the honpr- ees with a gift of money which will be used to buy something for the new home in Lakota: SWEA-EAGLE BOY KIIiED IN ACTON ON BELGIUM FRONT Swea-Eagle: Mr. and Mrs. David Anderson and aunt received & message recently from the War Department that their 'nephew, Pfc. Leroy Peterson. 21, 'was killed in action in Belgium Jan. 3. Pfc. Peterson was born at Orient, S. D., Oct. 2d, 1923. UpO^ the death of his mother some 14 years ago he, a brother and two sisters made their home with] their aunt, Mrs. David Anderson. He was a. graduate of the Swea City high school, class of 1942, and entered the armed service in 1943. He is survived by his father, Walter Peterson, Webster City, a sister, Lt. Mae Peterson, stationed in England, a brother. Walter, Jr., and sister^ Miriam living here. DONALD BLAIR FAMILY MOVING TO WEST BEND Donald Blair, who has served in the navy for several months, received an honorable discharge a short time ago. His wife and small son Merrill have been making their home with nor parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Hards during his absence. Mr. Blair is employed at the West Bend Lumber Co. and the family is moving to West Bend this week to make then- home. MRS. ETHEL EVANS MOVES TO ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA Mrs. Ethel Evans, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Evans and their children, Wesley and Gloria were taken by surprise last Wednesday night when a large number of neighbors came in to spend the evd- ning. Games were enjoyed and lunch was served by the guesis. Mrs, Bthil tf^i'tiri'jf fte? -has. Wffit EvBfii ' Who p"as^ H* yesflS ago, came heft. . GwwMMffli ^eses farm IL . „ igo, Smce hifif husband's diatti he* g»i. t Dldfe, Wi-med uflflf he was called into the aitoed SerVlde. Since then Harold Evafis has operated .the farm. Mrs. Ethel Evans -plans to make Albert Lea, Minn., her home. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Evans and children will move iiito town. Oscar Grefstad entertained Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Stone and young sons of Mason City Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Walton 1Mb of West Bend were receht visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Harris. Mrs. Eugene Stlzer of Wlnne* bago, Minn., is making a three weeks visit at the Espe home and is helping care for her mother who Is an invalid. Lt. and Mrs. T. B. Rossing after a ten day leave at the home of his parents, Dr. and Mrs. T. M. Rossing, have left for their home in Lamesa, Texas, where Lt. Rossing is stationed. Mr. and Mrs. B. C, Berge of Garner and daughters Ann and Barbara were recent vlstors at the parental homes of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Berge and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lltal. Rev. and Mrs. Wm. Trygstad will spend the week-end in Minneapolis preparatory to starting on their trip to the east coast where they will embark for the Island of Madagascar where Rev. Trygstad will "re-enter the missionary field. Visitors at the F. W. Aldingw home Friday were Mrs. Aldinger's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Rouse of Ayrshire, their daughter Gold- ie'who is a student «t Iowa State college, Ames, and their son, Raymond Rouse, RM-2c, who has served abroad for the past two years. Son Buried at Lakota jdti: M* u &nd Mr* wlibut afRs and daughter Sandra of Ichita Falls, Texas, arrived with the body,of .their three months old soft Vfrhtt died fdllawlng 6ft operation Thamtday And funeral services were (held In the funeral parlors in Buffalo Center Sunday afternoon and the baby was burled beside his Grandfather sparks iri ,_.,- .-.,. e&ffipanied the Sparks froni a9 oft thdf Sad'J6urh.$w SpaWtt'. antf M«S. CkKHtoffl,, sisters and both the huis&andrf 1ft fcefWee. ,Bdth women a 1 daughters of Mfr and Mrs. fienryV Kline of Lakota. Mr. and Mrs. Frank SehaliM of' Algona spent Sunday evening at the home of Mr. and M«8. H. F. Mlttag Purebred Spotted Poland China ju^^^'v. - ju ' - ^i^| • >**^ " ' *• : Bred Sow Sale , Feb. 14 35 -HEAD -35 Beginning at 1 o'clock in Heated Pavilian Sale to be held on our farm VA miles east and !»/_ miles south of LuVerne. This well grown offering consists of the low down, wide backed, heavy boned easy feeding: kind with neat heads and cars. They are sired by two top individuals and bred to choice boars with quality, thickness and full hams. All In* divlduals have been given the double treatment for cholera. Breeding and .Quality you will like. Plan now to attend. Write for FREE illustrated catalogue. E. C. Marty & Sons LUVERNE, IOWA 'Auctioneer, Charles TV. Taylor, Fremont, Nebr. Clerk, Farmers State Bank, LuVerne GATSUP ! *"T*ianmH.i • j T •* ^^^^ A CHICKENS 1M1BLETS STEWING 39 Lb. WHOLE KERNEL CORN BEEF TONGUES pts. Skinless WIENERS, PURE GROUND BEEF SELECT MEATY SPARE RIBS .. AMERICAN CHEESE WINTER CAUGHT WALLEYED PIKE HEADLESS AND DRESSED WHITING ...... SLICED G R AH A 23 C MS BACON •A GRADE" ALICE .BRAND PORK & BEANS .. NATIONAL PAN ROLLS Fk NATIONAL JUMBO ENRICHED WHITE BREAD . no ^ [b ,: m , lie BAI,ER?iO BUTTER COOKIES COME AGAIN PEANUT BUTTER . ^ BLUE LABEL KARO SYRUP .... c e ± EXTRACT Burnett's Vanilla . £££ PEP PEST SALAD MUSTARD . %? NEW WAV TO DRINK VITAMINS BORDEN'S MEMO . t?, u °.V cLoas ARGO STARCH ... ££ MAKES ODORS VANISH QUICKLY VANISH CLEANER V£' BUTTERNUT'COFFEE Drip or Regular lu Ib. jar *yws. 9 GABBA WHITE. LUX SOAP ToUet Soap Cake IVORY SOAP Toilet Soap Large Cake Soap Powder Large Pkg,

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