The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 26, 1945 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 26, 1945
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f he l BURT HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR CALENDAR OF MAIN EVENTS Burt: There are 31 members in the Burt high school senior class this year and the commencement events during the next month Will be: May 1, senior class play; May 4, Junior Senior banquet; Sunday, May 13, baccalaureate Services at the Methodist church, Rev. A. G. Heddle, delivering the Sermon; May 17, commencement, with C. T. Feelhauer, Fort Dodge high school principal, the speaker. In the baseball game between Burt and Fenton Tuesday afternoon the score was 4 to 2 in favor of the locals. Long and Short The John Jennings Post of the American Legion at Belle Plain is Willing to challenge any post in Iowa to a long-short contest. The Belle Plain post believes it can win with their tall member, John Lahn, and their shortest member, William G. Mecklenburg. THURSDAY, APRIL 26 FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, APRIL 27-28 FKAHKSNSTflN'S MGNSTSR! WOLF MAN! MACULA! HUNCHBACK! MAD DOCTOH! Added—Post War Inventions : : News—Fun for "the Family Saturday SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY APRiL 29-30—MAY 1-3 OF A PICTURE 4opll)£ A WHOLE FAMILY/ * STARTS \ TOMORROW mik "Mouse Comes to Former Algonan Going Strong At 84; Keeps fit Chopping Wood When 21 years of age J. W. Madden, Armstrong, came to Kossuth county and began a farm job near Algona. Later he moved to the Armstrong neighborhood and for 22 years carried mail out of Haifa. In the Des Moines Register of Friday a story was printed concerning the active life of this pioneer. We print it herewith: Hard work, apparently, ij the prescription for keeping young used by J. W. Madden, 84, of Armstrong, la. Friday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R. L. Fisher, 1946 E. Hull ave., he was chopping wood for posts and the fireplace. "I may be 84 years old," he said, "but I'm still going strong. Work's good for a man." Cleared Land. In the past two weeks he has cleared the trees from a half- acre of his son-in-law's land, to obtain post and fire wood and to open up a small pasture for the Fisher's milk cow. Madden retired as a rural mail carrier at the age of 69, after serving a Haifa, la., route 22 years. Eighteen of those years, Cut Courtesy Register. he said, he drove a team and mail wagon. He used an automobile only the final four years. Born on a farm near Sumner, la., Madden began his wood- chopping as a boy, taking turns with his seven brothers in keeping the home supplied. Farm Job. When 21, he began a farm job near Algona, la., using oxen in the fields most of the time. Last year, at the farm home of his son, Leonard Madden, near Armstrong, he planted 30 acres of corn, 30 acres of beans and helped seed 50 acres of oats in one day. He later ran the binder during the oats harvest and did chores for his son. He is the father of 11 children, 10 of whom are living. They are George Madden, Ringsted, la.; Joseph, Fenton, la.; Leonard, Armstrong; Mrs. Vera Fisher, Des Moines; Mrs. Oreta Adams, 2415 Payne rd., Des Moines; Mrs. Zatha Myklehust, Alameda, Cal.; Mrs. Bertha Nindorf, Waterloo, la.; Mrs. Elsie Heine, Waverly; la.; Mrs. Avis Jenson, Algona; Mrs. Irene Heine, Waverly. One daughter, Mrs. Sarah Bannister, died in 1932. BAPTIST CHURCH Robert F. Kittrell, Pastor 10:00 a. m., Sunday school. 11:00 a. m., worship, "Spiritual Reconstruction." 7:00 p. m., Youth Fellowship. 8:00 p. m., worship, "The Drawing Power of a New Attachment." The ordinance of baptism will be administered to a large class of candidates. The orchestra will play a quarter hour before the evening service. The public is invited to the services. CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Leo I. Best, Pastor Sunday school at 10:00 a. m. Morning worship at 11:00 a. m. "The Foundations of Faith." This is the first in a scries o£ four messages on this subject. 7:15 p. m.i N. Y. P. S., Mrs. Emma Best, leader. 8:00 p. m., evangelistic services. "God vs. Heathendom." Prayer meeting Wednesday evening at 8:00 o'clock. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Clarence C. Richardson, Pastor 10:00 a. m., Sunday school. 11:00 a. m., morning worship. 2:30 p. m., spring rally of tho youth of the north half of the Ft. Dodge Presbytery. The rally will be held in this church with a large group of youth in attendance. CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Sunday school at 10:00 a. m. Morning worship at 11:00 conducted by Rev. John P. Clyde. Sermon subject, "Peace Foundations." Pilgrim Fellowship at 7:00 p. m. FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH E. K. Nelson, Pastor 10:00 a. m., Sunday school and Bible class. 11:00 a. m., morning worship. Special music by the choir. Sermon theme, "That We Should Believe," TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH L. H. Loesch, Pastor Sunday school 9:45. Bible class 9:45. Divine service 10:30. Zone rally, Walther League, 2:30 at the high school auditorium. Lutheran Church Notes. Sunday school at 9:45 a. m., church services at 10:30 a. m. The Rev. Reith was in Algona Tuesday attending a conference of Lutheran ministers. ST. CECELIA'S CHURCH J. M. Mallinger, Pastor Masses at 7:00 8:30 and 10:00. HOSPITAL NEWS Kossuth Hospital April 12: Mrs. Lucille Schiltz, Bancroft, boy. April 13: Mrs. Ronald Carey, Ringsted, surgical. April 14: Mrs. Jens Sorensen, Burt, medical; Mrs. V. J. Lattimer, Bancroft, medical; Mrs. Clarence Swedin, Wesley, girl. April 15: Mrs. Edward Kain, Algona, boy; Pauline Sankey, Algona, medical. April J0: N. e. nice, medical. All In the Course Of the Day's Work She stood before the visitor buttoning: the sweater which covered her overalls. Her hair was in pigtails, and her big brown eyes went over the situation completely as she asked, "What's your name?" She was told, and the visitor added, "It's almost like yours, isn't it?" Still buttoning her sweater the youngster mumbled, "I know somebody at (censored) whose name is that." Remembering something heard previously the visitor remarked, "O yes, you have been visiting your grandmother haven't you?" The child was definitely puzzled and looking up queried, "How do you know my grandma lives there when nobody knows you?" "Your daddy knows me," was the- visitor's answer. The child looked steadily at the caller as she asked, "He loves you?" This time it was the visitor who was non-plussed, and she quickly answered, "No, he knows me. Your , mamma knows me too." Satisfied the child seemed to dismiss the subject with "She does?" There was a pause, and then—"I'll go to school next year." gona, twins, boy and girl. April 20: Mrs. Jessie Dalziel, Algona, medical, expired. April 22: Mrs. Mae Butterfleld, Algona, medical; Mrs. Geo. Hanna, Lone Rock, boy; Mrs. Albert Leigh, Irvington, boy. April 23: Chas. Geilenfeldt, Algona, surgical. April 24: Mrs. Thelma Massafin, Algona, medical. April 25: Mrs. D. R. Riley,, Algona, girl. General Hospital April 19: Mrs. Dorothy Schmidt, Burt, boy; Barbara Jean Schneider, Algona, surgical. April 22: Mrs. Merle Pratt, Algona, boy; LaVonne Baker, Algona, surgical. April 23: Mrs. Robert Gronwall, Whittemore, boy. April 24: Elmer Harr, Algona, surgical; Mrs. Lloyd Pratt, boy. April 25: Mrs. Dale Rapp, Kanawha, boy. St. Joe Folks Attend Memorial For Soldier Who Pied In Germany St. Joe: Mrs. Adolph Fuhrmann and daughter Margery and Ber^ nice Thill returned Friday from Lindsay, Texas, where they had gone for the memorial services for Mrs. Fuhrmann's brother, Michael Kiipper, 37, who died from pneumonia in a German prison camp Feb. 14. He had been reported missing in the Belgium area on Cec. 23. Mrs. Fuhrmann has two other brothers, Andrew and Raymond, both in the European, war area. Mourn-' ing the death of Michael Kupper are his f.atjier, Joseph Cupper, two sisters, Mrs. Amanda Fuhr? mann an4 brothers,. . Eleanor Jean, daughter of Mrs. Ethel R. Jones, Algona, and Pfc. Donald Craft, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Craft, Concord, N. H., were married Sunday, April 15, at the Baptist church with' the Rev. Robert F. Kittrell reading the double .ring ceremony. . Attending the bride as maid of honor was Faye Lashbrook, and 3ridesmaid was Katherine COmbs. The groom was attended by Pfc. Antone Nagel as best man. and by Pvt.' Michael Kowell. The bride is employed as information file clerk and typist at the station hospital at the PW ramp and her husband is a guard at the camp. Plum Creek Woman's Club— The next meeting of the Plum >eek Woman's club is the annual Mother's day luncheon at the iongregational church May 9 at 1 o'clock. Ella Hutchins has charge of the dining room. Sadie Hopkins and Millie Slagle have charge of the program. Club members are to make reservations with Ella Hutohins by May 7. The Plum Creek Woman's club met April 11 at Mrs. W. K. Feruson's. Nellie McWhorter, Clara Keith, and Hazel Seely esses. Thirty-four members and ,wo visitors were present. The Allowing officers were elected: President, Amy Priebe; 1st vice president, Doris Keith; 2nd vice ;^THURS., FRI., SAT. - APRIL 36-37-38 (tarring JACK HALEY JEAN PARKER BELA LUGOSI Paramount Picture "Serial: "Black Arrow" SUN,, MON., TUBS,. WED. APRIL 29-30^MAY 1-2 IHOyie IfCffVI 4 »FfCi4i 4»4I0,"~S A. CM** f •win «m tou Ort "»> «ve lupus WIN* ciciriM 4N0 tUtHHll «« i <-•'.:.. '.'HI f TC CO-HIT to biggest laugh hrt i CtAUPfTTf COlili ••« JOII, PALM «*' president, Sadie Mopklnsj 3rd vice president, Gladys Prlebe*) secretary and treasurer, Ella Hutchihs; assistant secretary and treasurer, Hazel Carroll; corresponding secretary, RutH Taylor; assistant cor^ responding secretary, Maude Nel* Son. Arlene Felter read the club constitution. Eleanor Gardner furnished the surprise number, it was a contest won by Doris Keith. Mrs. Bills is Honored- Mrs. Addle Ellis was a'guest of honor at a one o'clock' luncheon a week ago last Sunday on her 90th birthday at the home ,of her son, Clarence Ellis of Spencer. Mrs. Ellis formerly lived at Spencer but In recent years has lived in Algona with her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Lighter. Guests from Algona were Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Lighter, Mrs, LeRoy Peterson, Shirley and Sharon, and Emma J. Ringgenberg. There were also guests from Ruthven, Sioux Falls, Spencer, and Spirit Lake. •Mrs. Ellis has three grandsons in the present conflict: Duane Lighter, now a prisoner of war'in Germany, Lee ElhVwith the'navy medical corps in the .Marianas, and Raymond Ellis with the armed forces in Ireland. Entertain at Dinner- Rose Scanlan and Rose Lampe entertained a group ot friends Sunday at a shrimp dinner. GUests were Mrs. Mabel Kerndt and Robert Kerndt of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Chrlschilles, Dr. and Mrs .Karl Hoffman and Mr. and ;rMrS.''P. J. Kohlhaas and daughter 'Anita • Rose. Anita 'Rose was home,/from Norfolk, Neb. Mrs. Kerrtdt, who is an aunt of •? f he' Wa*ta Wye^iuCm'el ftrei* day evsfiiwg ;attMJfeW.vK. ".$&*. guson's htJme. NiHeteel Member* were pfeseftt. The tables were decorated with May baskets, with pahstes as' the centerpiece. The committee included Rose Lampe as chairman, Stella Mae Breen, Rosella Voight, Ann Fechtter, Helen Kline, Beth Annis,' •-Flora Tiss and Laura Mitchell. A luncheon was served and 'bridge play<sd. Kathryn Van Ness won high prize. Mrs. John Ulters Celebrates Birthday— ' Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ulfers entertained Mrs. John Ulfers last Thursday in honor of her birthday. Other guests Were John Ulfers and son Dick and .Mr. and Mrs. Emil Stoffel. • Latches Enttrtatln— Mr. and Mrs. Nyle Latch entertained Mr. and Mrs. G. U. Pollard and daughter Pat at dinner last Saturday evening. The dinner was in honor of Pat before she returned to Rochester, Minn. Knitting Club Meets— The Knitting club will meet Tuesday afternoon at' the Herb Hedlund residence. They are giving a shower for Mrs. Hedlund. Bridge Club Meeting— Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Reed arc entertaining their bridge club this evening. Dinner will be served and bridge will .be played. Birthday Club—" Mrs. Delia Troutman entertained the Birthday club at a one o'clock luncheon. Ten members were present. Royal Neighbor Lodge— The Royal Neighbor Lodge will meet Thursday- evening at'the V. F. W. hall at 8 o'clock. Sewing Club— Mrs. Russell Pickett entertain- ^i- . Association EI|dti wesley: fiie Evergreen dewc- tery Association held their annual meeting on Tuesday evening of last week. The o'fficers were ..reelected as follows: Olaf Funne* mark, president; 3, P.: SkowV Vice president; Mrs. A. -M.- Lease, secretary, aftd Mrs. L. li. Lease, treasurer. Guy M.' Butts deeded the Mayriie Suits addition to the association's three acres. Read the Want Ads—It Pays STOKERS Smaller '•'. •!*• Green Colonial •loVet* m*y be available later Ihte ye»r. Th* demand to already heavy, *» We iuggeit plae- ing your order NOW. Gas — Oil Furnaces Green Colonial Gas-Fired and Oil-Fired Furnace* will probably be available In limited number* In 1945. We know the demand will be heavy. To ineure early to? •(illation, when rettrictlone w* ott place yow order NOW. " . Laing & Muckey Phone 464 ' • N. Dodge St. _ Algona. FlMfiCE SERVICE Friday and Saturday; April 27 and 28 Fresh Fruits ind Vegetables ONION SETS., ; .__ 2 ••*. 49c FRESH PEAS .,... lk . 19e TEXAS SEEDLESS GRAPEFRUIT 5 for 29c SHARPS CALIFORNIA CARROTS 2 n.*. 17c CALIF. SUNKBT ORANGES ,1 2 W- 49c TEXAS RADISHES ..;... 3 -«*. 14fi Kg Bars, 2 Ibs. & -*9 . ... i 45c Jack .Sprat ASSORTED PRESERVES 1 Ib. Jar Better Taste PLAIN OLIVES Jar Better Taste STUFFED OLIVES Jar Jaok Sprat FRENCH MUSTARD ..Quart Jack Sprat PORK AND BEANS No. 303 Cans Jack Sprat 7 oz, n MACARONI OR NOODLES M for Iodized or Plain COLONIAL SALT Box VELVET TOBACCO 33c 29e 49c lOc I9c I7c 5c lOc Welches GRAPE ADE 1 Ib. Jar ABC VIENNA SAUSAGE, 4 oz, can Richelieu • HORSE RADISH SAUCE ....8 oz. bottle Mayflower GREEN BEANS Genuine ZINC CAPS .; Doz, Jack Sprat FLOUR, 49 Jb, Bag Free Jack Sprat WHEAT FLAKES ..,,.,..„ Jack Sprat BRAN 2 for 29C 2 No. 2 Cans $2i49 I7C Me Peas, No. 2 Sieve, No. 2 can 17c CANNED LUNCHEON MEAT , SWIFT'S BLAKD LARD SWOTS SLICp DRIED BEEF KRAFT VE1VEETA CHEESE ; cans 09C FRESH WALLEYED PIKE mm i-^BSp:^i!|HPr"^ll^^--7iP^^^*'^

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