The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 26, 1945 · Page 3
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 26, 1945
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- - -•'' '5 a '' f ° - *''»'T* '"•"'>" • Algotia tfrpe? tl^Mdiiies, Algona) fowa, April MRS, GIDDINGS, WESLEY, PASSES Wesley: Mrs. Gordon Glddtngs, 4f t died Saturday flight In a Cherokee hespltal where she had been two weeks. She was born Deci 81, 1897 at Wesley and at* tended rural Schools near hefe and remained at hdme till her marriage Jan, 91, 1928. To this union three children Were born: Floyd, who died in infancy, Robert 13, and Merle 7. Besides her husband and two sons she is survived by her i parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hansen, three brothers, Howard of Ventura, Theron and Raymond, of Wesley. Funeral se'rvlces were held Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist church at 2:30. Rev. J. A. Riggs officiated. The McMahon funeral home Was in charge of services and burial was in Evergreen cemetery. former Wesley Folks West Lt. Robert Studer wrote his mother, Mrs. Viola Studer, that enroute to Santa Ana, Calif., following his furlough here, he met ,a serviceman who had been with him In England in the air corps. Bob learned from him that his Wife is Betty Grattidge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Grattidge, former Wesley residents, before moving to California a number of .years ago. Mr, Grattidge oper- ated', a Standard (Ml truck while here and the family resided m the fid Kunz house where Dr. and Mrs. R, K. Richardson now live. _____ Set. Martin Returns East Sgt. Richard Martin returned to his home in Portland, Maine, last week following a week's visit at the John Liekteig home. Sgt. Martin had been a buddy of Capt, Don Liekteig in the Pacific war zone, having left the states with him several years ago. He was returned to the states due to a se» vere attack of malaria and made the trip to Iowa to visit Lickteiga. Sgt. Dennis Liekteig is with Patton's 3rd army in Germany. A new water fountain has been installed on the grounds of the parochial school. J. P. Studer attended a K. & H. oil meeting In Waterloo the first of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Evroul Loebig attended a Watklns convention in Fort Dodge Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Krieps and Tom Forburger went to Des Moines Monday on business. Mrs. George Ward and Mrs. Leo Sankey attended a concert given by St. Olaf's choir at Mason City Saturday. Lowell Erdnian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erdman, who is in the army air corps, is now stationed at Roswell, N. M. Banns Of marriage were announced for the first time in St. Joseph's Catholic church Sunday for Alice, daughter of Mr. and 1 : '! ' I ! Will Your Brakes Pass Inspection? Our local Police Department, cooperating with the police of the nation in the National "Check Yoiir Brakes" Program, urges all motorists to keep brakes in safe operatng condition. DON'T GAMBLE WITH BRAKES i To give you protection, your Ford brakes should stop your car completely within 30 feet, when traveling at 20 miles per hour. BE SURE AND BE SAFE If you are not sure of your brakes, bring your car to us for a brake test. The test takes only a minute and might save you much time and expense later on. GENUINE FORD PARTS- SERVICE PREFERENCE v Brake service gets top preference in our shop. And you'll get genuine Ford materials installed by trained Ford mechanics. . js- -t ^ , ,*• •'" Ju We welcome this opportunity to cooperate with the police of the nation in the National "Check Your Brakes" Program. Kent Motor Company Algona, Iowa Phone 434 17-18 HOG RAISERS ATTENTION We have the Hog Waterer you men have been looking for, comes with high or low pressure valve. Cool water in summer. Warm water in the winter. No lamps to fill, no wicks to trim. It is equipped with strip type Electric Heating unit, thermostat controlled. Next time in town come in and look it over at the following dealers: ' Algona Hardware Company . Algona. Iowa Lone Rock Co-op. Exchg. Lone Rock, Iowa Wm. Halverson, Plumbing and Heating Elmoie, Minnesota Irvington Co-op. Co. : Irvinglon, Iowa Livermore Co-op. Elevator Co. Livermore, Iowa Q.E,Hott Wesley and St. Benedict. Algoua Tel*. 3WW Lu Verne Implement Company Lu Verne, low* Stoeber Hardware Co. « Deitering Garage and Imp, Co, Bwaeffc Iowa Johp Deere Imp. Co. , Peterson Hardware Co, ' _ |WHFM'%'J?V* _ John Deere Imp. Co, r _ _ Chrittenion Garage & Imp, Co. U\j?!i I9WS Hobarton Co*op, Kiev, Go* Carpenter & Son IWw« & Iinp» €o< - • ' • ' * Iddrafdf IBWB ; 4* E» Ukena Hdw, & lisp, €»* Ted Hindert Milling Co, ' BAiPH TICE, Distributor P. ft Bo» No, 495, AJgona, Iowa m *t ' • , •>^ v WW ^Hit JM MJIJ?_ ' a^i ^^ A V, -iMiiMu--ic- —-v " -. r -.T- ' - ' U.TII.-. WOMEN IN WAB WIFE OF AM UNKNOWN SOLDfE^CAST BULLETS DURING ISLP11JEIR. 'CQUNTW BVSAVING USED COOKING FAT. "THEIR REWARD IS CASH. AND EXTRA RATIONPOINTS -AS WELL AS THE SATISFACTION OF PROVIDING KAWMATEK/ALS.FOK THOUSANDS Of CIVILIAN AND MILITARY PRODUCTS. 1 Mrs. John Youngwirth, and Richard May of Corwith. Don Kinniard went to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., the first of the week for pre-induction examinations. He went with a Marshalltown group. Don is a truck driver for the Farmers Co-op. Elevator Co. Mrs. Anna Loebig was taken seriously ill last week Thursday and was taken to the Mercy hospital in Mason City for medical treatment. Her condition was. reported as slightly improved Monday. Dean Sparks, AMM-lc returned to San Diego, Calif./ Monday evening following a 3 weeks furlough with his mother, Mrs. Ruth Sparks and other relatives. He has been in service 3 years and overseas a year. The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Studer was baptized Sunday, April 15 in St. Joseph's Catholic church by Father L. N. Klein. He was named Steven Henry. Madeline and Marvin Studer were sponsors. Delmar Fommerening of St Paul left Tuesday for Induction iritd^the-'army/AMrs. 'Pommerening is the former Lucille Hildman, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hildman, and they have three children. Mr. and Mrs. George Kelch of Corwith were guests Tuesday of last week at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Irene Studer. Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Kelch, newlyweds of Los Angeles were also guests, He is in the navy and was on furlough. Mrs. Myrtle Kouba and daughter ShBrley spent several days over the week-end with the former's father, O. P. Melvold at Cottonwood, Minn. Mr. Melvold observed his 80th birthday Sunday.- Other relatives also attended the family gathering. J. B. Meuhe received a card from his son John, a German prisoner since Feb. 17, 1943. He has lately been transferred from Sta- lag 2-B .to Stalag X-B near the Netherland border. This card was dated Feb. 25. He was taken prisoner at Faid Pass. North Africa. The baby girl born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brooks of St. Paul April 8 has been namejl Pamella Jo, Mrs. Brooks Is the former Dorothy Krause and they have one other child, Lindy Kay, who has'spent the past six weeks at her parental Chas. Kraus home here, Ed Gorman submitted to a combined hernia and appendicitis operation at the Mercy hospital in Mason City last week. His wife, the former Arlene Studer, spent last week at Mason City and the small son David was cared for by Notice of Letting Sealed bids will be received at the office of the County Auditor, Algona, Iowa, until 2:00 P M., May 10, 1045, for maintenance gravelling on county roads consisting of 85,000 cu. yds, of gravel, 600,000 additional units and 15,^ 000 cu, yds. of stripping. Bids •will be received, at the same time for five power mqwers; one o yd, scoop and one 8 yd, .scoop with suitable power units, Additional information piay t>e obtained at - olfice of the county engineer, lows. g?, 1845, fc. J, Jmmerfail, County Auditor. SSQMACBS YIELD INCHES OF GAS AND BLOAT "^sf-J 9 .**. tfLW I WM *- M ' 1'4 tprsfe , Sswr, rose UB to »y 9&$ §?§ » ne to , ggtual testimonial from ft men living r&fet b&e ta the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. August Carman. Mrs. Ed Downs spent the weekend at Baraboo, Was., with her husband who is employed in a defense plant. The maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Alf Studer, cared for little Sharlene and Douglas Downs. The Downs family moved from Hayfield, Minn. March 1 and purchased the Anton Goetz residence in the east part of town. SWEA CITY NEWS Mrs. Rose Moulton of Bancroft is visiting her sister, Mrs. GeOi E. Butterfield. *•• ' Mr. and (Mrs. Frank Johnson returned Friday to their home after spending the winter with their sons in Minneapolis. Will Guyer and his father left Monday for a hospital at Rochester where the elder Mr. Guyer was to undergo an operation during this week. Art Collins Rochester over"' the f week-end. s tp,, vlsdfJEhis wife who underwent 'an operation in St. Mary's hospital last week Tuesday. He, reports that .Mrs. Collins is making a satisfactory recovery but wdll need to remain at Rochester for another 2 weeks. "A. M. (McAninch reports, that his son, Rev. Clifford McAninch, preached his farewell sermon at North Platt, Neb., Sunday. He will leave at once for his new charge at Colorado Springs. Mrs. McAninch will stay on at North Platt until the close of the school year. The McAninches have one son, a lad of 7. Read the Want Ads—It Pays Lu Verne Vicinity News Hems The Wm. Gdeses of Rutland were guests Sunday at the home of Mr. arid Mrs. Lewis Merkle. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lawrence returned recently from Mount Dora, Fla., where they had spent the winter. The piano students of Mrs. Paul Beckman will give a piano recital in the gymnasium Thursday evening. Dr. and Mrs. H. D. Meyer and son Douglas of Algona visited Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Veshlage. Mrs. Raymond Pettigrew of Algona spent the week-end visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Pergande. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Thompson of Waltham, Minn., were dinner guests Sunday evening at the home of Mrs. Peter Thompson. S-2c James Trauger left Wednesday for Great Lakes, 111., after spending a 10 day leave with his wife and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Trauger. Sgt. and Mrs. Wayne Sanford of Kingman, Arizona, arrived home recently to spend a 15 day furlough at the parental Fred Baumgartner and Frank Sanford homes. Mr. and Mrs. John Tiss and family moved Saturday from the Lichty apartments into the house in the south part of town recently vacated by Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Wilson. Pvt. Harold Trauger arrived home Monday from Chanute Field, 111., to spend a furlough with his wife and son David, also his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Trauger. Judy Hefti of Webster City is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hefti while her mother, Mrs. Gilbert Hefti is in California ,visiting her husband who is in the navy. Mrs. Irvin Chapman, Mrs. Guy Trauger, Mrs. I. H. Benedict, Mrs. Walter Engel and Mrs. Harry Van Draska attended the meeting oE the Fort Dodge Presbyterial which was held Friday in Al- Cowan Bldg Supply Co. Phone 275 ALGONA, IOWA gon a. Dart Ellis, who was taken to Iowa City recently for medical treatment died there Monday morning according to word received by relatives. Funeral arrangements have not as yet been announced. Mr. and'Mrs. Geo* Deitzel and daughter Ruth Ann of Spenrer. Mr. and Mrs. F. -W. Thompson of Eagle Grove and Mr. and Mrs Vern Stone of Mason City spent Sunday visiting at the home of Mrs. H. E. Peitzke. Mrs. Wm. Hardcopf returned home recently from the hospital in Fort Dodge -where she received a medical examination. The doctors report that Mrs. Hardcopf is getting along very well and may be able to be up soon. The Walther League of the Lutheran church entertained at a party Thursday evening in honor of the newly confirmed young people of the church. The evening was spent socially and lunrh was served at the close of the evening. Mrs. Morris Espeland went to Fort Dodge Sunday where she will be employed. Mrs. Espeland YOUTHFUL HALF-SIZE DRESSES For Women Difficult to Fit By Stripes-lend their slimming flattery to this ideal Summer classic — Smart collar with youthful bow at neckline—Fashioned of a smart Rayon — Cotton that emphasizes a soft attractiveness. Kresensky's Farmers Attention! We have o cor of 100 Spools of Heavy Barb Wire Heavy field fence as follows: 3200 rods 9-39-6" No. 11 1000 rods 8-32-6" No. 11 This ear will be in this week We rtill h»r« Steel P«t». White Cedw, T*mr»ek, Weitern Ced«r, »nd Creweted Yellow Ptae Potto F. S, Norton & Son is the former Maty biMlef has been making h6r home Wltft her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Miller, while het husband is overseas with the arhiy. Cpl. Francis Braytott arrived home Sunday frottt Austin, Tex* as, to spend a 7-day furlough with his mother, Mrs. Grace Brayton, his Sister lone and brothers, Dale, Harley and Wesley, Upon completion of his furlough Cpl. Brayton will report for duty in North Carolina. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Nelson of Eagle Grove announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ardis B.. and Richard R. Smith of LU- Verne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Smith. Mr. Smith is in the navy and at present is stationed at Lambert 'Field, Mo. Mrs. Irvin McGowen and son Stanley arrived home recently from New York where she had spent We hams' o! ter. Mrs, _ several , we,efel vllltiftf band Wh& is to the !iav ed at WellsbWrg, Va. Florence Godfrey haS her position 1 In tBe Thompson and has ac similar position with the _ Printing Co. at Hurnboldt, Godfrey has toeeh employe linotype operator at l"hottif) for several years. She will her new duties this week. ccepted The Good Will club met , day afternoon at the home tit > Mrs. Helena Stripling with Mftf* Fred Lenz as assistant hosteSs* After the business meeting th« r 3 afternoon was spent playing cardsV Prizes were given to Mrs. Chas.' Hintz and Mrs. Carl Swanson i6f high scores. Lunch was served by the hostess .at the close of the af* ternoon. ,' **S * 4 " «• ' £ Little Miss Fashions for A Wonderful Spring Suits-Jackets-'Skirts Styles for the 8 to 14 ?&§?, In mwrl M wwl swit herringbone or cfcecbs, Severe! eotyre to Wool loafer Ja»k?t »t gkjrtfi and Jumpers You i,. '. '*S

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