The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 3, 1945 · Page 9
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|plf|f||flW|Bff^^ . Sorensori. nee" S Lewis, accompanied her dEftthef, .CbasY , Lewis, herd from Glehdale/ Calif;, last Week arriving at Algbflii Friday; Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Reid and Children" of Algona brought Mr. Lewis to Lakota where the fam'- Ity enjoyed a, day together with another daughter, Mrs. Fred Schroeder, arid another daughter and family, the Merrill Sparks of Blue Earth Were also ; present. Mr. Lewis Went to California about 18 months ago for a, visit with His two sons, Thomas' and Charles, and daughter, Mrs. Sor- eiisph, and just before he planned on the home trip he was struck by a oar and both legs were broken. This happened .on March 25, 1944, and he was in, a hospital tor several months and has since been with his 'daughter there. Although 85 years old, Mr. Lewis Is now able to walk with crutches. He says he likes California but was very: homesick for good old Iowa, ' •.-]' Mr. and Mrs. 'Henry Reid of > MlMuy/visited toi* sevifii, At the Mi IV Price Home last week.:,,'- . ... .; .;:v ,, , • / ; :; '" Mfsv Heiirjjf dlthofl and daugh* te«8, Mesdaffies ftay Becker and son and Arnold .Becker and son jvere^ Buffalo Center callers Fri- 'day afterft66rt. • A party Friday evening at the Retiry 1 Olthoff home celebrated the birthday of S-Sgt. Mervin Olthoft who is in New Guinea, whe're 1 he has bfeen located for a long time but although he cannot be here the family gathers each year to celebrate 1 his birthday. Guests were the Vance Lesters, the Geo* Ennens, the Ray Beck* ers, Mrs. Aarold Becker and little son. , Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schroeder attended a rural mail carriers' meeting at the Lloyd Schencks dt Burt last week Monday evening With representatives from Wesley, Ledyard, Swea City, Lu- Verne, Lone Rock, Fenton, Alg° na and Lakota being present. The men held their regular business meeting and the women discussed legislative bills pending. A pot luck lunch was served following .the meeting. These meetings were formerly held each month but are now less often because of the war. The -Missionary society met last Friday, with 'Mrs. Nina Schichtl as leader. Mom and Pop and the Car "Ton listen to the birdies inside the car, George. It's time to bar* our Standard Oil Man give It a good lubrication!" , When your car starts giving out annoying, squeaks, it's fairly shouting: "Metal-to-metal contact! Time for a lubrication!" Let your Standard Oil Dealer get rid of those "birdies"— keep your — ' car running stronger . . . longer! r IMI. STANDARD oik c FOR LEASE during current crop season H: 'surrounding''•m^''hieihp'-^U : :'e'recietl :: by ttie DEFENSE PLANT * CORPORATION ,1 ' • • •' ' ~ 'There are approximately 52 acres of tillable land surrounding or connected with the Defense Plant Corporation's hemp mill at Algona, Iowa, which are offered on a rental basis for crop cultivation. The land may be leased for the entire 1945 crop season and cash rental offers are invited. Mail your offer directly to Reconstruction Finance Corportion 208 South LaSalle Street CHICAGO 4, ILL. METHODISTS AT LEDYARD PLAN TO IMPROVE CHURCH Ledyard: On Sunday about 40 attended <a pot luck dinner in the Methodist church basement. A 2 o'clock congregational meeting was held and it Was voted to start raising a $1500 building fund to improve the interior of the church, the work to be done when the money is raised and the material and labor are available. It is planned to put new wood on the ceiling and walls and to lay a new floor. These improvements are badly needed. Mr. and Mrs. John Clingerman of Elmore spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. Martha Gabel. Mrs. Martha Gabel and daughter, S-lc Sp. C Cleo Stubbe visited relatives at Swea City Saturday. Mrs. N. A. Pingel and Mrs. Or- Vllle Anderson visited Mr. Hastings and Audrey at Lakota last Wednesday afternoon. Anyone having clothing they wish to donate to the national clothing drive, please leave it at the town hall and it will be sent in. Mrs. Margaret Looft of Swea City and her daughter, Mrs. Or- vllte Anderson of Des Moines who is visiting her, were Sunday dinner guests at the. George Looft home. ._ . Mr. and Mrs. G. Neve and daughter Elaine of Ringsted called at the M. Gabel home Sunday. Elaine and Cleo were room mates when they taught at Grant last year. Guerney Farrow received word Monday that his mother, Mrs. Teckla Farrow, had passed away at her home in Rockford, 111. Her bo'dy is being brought to Elruore for .burial. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Carpenter attended the golden wedding anniversary celebration of Mrs/ Carpenter's uncle, Mr. and Mrs. John Andross at Granada last Wednesday. Anna Marie Mitchell of Lone Rock was a week-end guest of Bertha Solberg and Mildred Frazier of Algona was a week-end guest of Helen Cody, lath girls are teachers. S-lc Sp. S. Cleo stubby vi>ho has been enjoying a short furlough with her mother, Mrs. Mar* tha Gabelj left from Algotiai Sunday evening to return to theiiaval air base at Jacksonville, Fla. Mrs. Jack McDonald Went to Winterset Wednesday evening to see her son, Pfc. Joe McDonald, who 'had come to accompany the body of a service man Who had been killed in an airplane crash. The community was aroused Sunday morning about 9:30 by the fire whistle. A fire caused by an overheated chimney started in the J. H. Welfare variety store but was put out before any serious damage was done. > Velda Estle, who is a cadat nurse at Abbott hospital in Minneapolis, and Harlan Lageman, also of Minneapolis spent the week-end at the Ray Estle home. On Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Cftleb Hartshorn of Seneca were also guests there. Mr. and Mrs. John Miller and daughter Mary Elizabeth, who works in a bank at Algona, also Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Thompson were Sunday evening dinner guests at the Jerry Sullivan home. The dinner celebrated the wedding anniversary of the Millers. On Friday afternoon a postnuptial shower was held in the Evangelical and Reformed basemen t honoring Mrs. Orville Brandt. The afternoon was spent with games and contests. The bride received many lovely gifts. Lunch was served by the hostess to about 125 guests. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Doocey; received a telephone call this past week advising them that they are grandparents for the first time. Pfc. James and Mrs. Doocy, who are stationed at Rapid City, S. D., are the parents of a son born April 25. Mrs. James Doocy was Ruth Priebe before her marriage. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Carpenter attended a (family reunion of Mrs. Carpenter's brothers and sisters at the home of a nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Woods at Granada last Wednesday evening. Mrs. Carpenter's sister, Mrs. E. J. O'Donnell of Cedar Rapids and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Kathryn Wood and daughter. Mrs. Dorothy Ranum of Minneapolis accompanied them home and visited here Thursday. News Items of Fenton Vicinity .Bertha Hahto spent the weekend at Jewell visiting with her father. Mrs. Anderson spent the week end at Carpenter visiting her husband and children there. :Mr. and Mrs. James Schwartz of Rockwell City spent Sunday at the parental J. A. Schwartz home. Mrs. Leonard iMck of Waterloo is visiting here at the home of her sister, Mrs. Herman Huskamp. Supt. and Mrs. V. J. Tatum were week-end visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Sharp at Clarion. . Supt. and , Mrs. John Micklick and family ~of ; Hanlontown ;were week-end guests of the latter's parents, Mr. .and Mrs. ' Ben Mitchell over /the week-end. Mr. and, Mrs. Lloyd Berkland .are the parents of a son born April 28 at the John Geitzenaur home, They now have a family of two boys and one "daughter. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Schwartz and Lieut, and Mrs. Bob Schwartz were dinner guests Saturday evening at -the Ray Sperbeck home at Swea City. Mrs. Bob Schwartz is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sperbeck. Mr and Mrs. J. A. Schwartz and Lieut, and Mrs. Bob Schwartz drove to Des Moines Sunday. Lt. Schwartz left from there and reported to Columbia, S. C. Mrs. Schwartz returned here to stay until he is located. Mr. and Mrs, S. E. Straley entertained relatives at a dinner Sunday. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Brace and son of Lu- Verne, Mrs. Theresa Ringsdorf and' Mrs. C.t F. Mann of Burt. The- birthdays of Mrs. Straley Now Is The Time to — Repaint Reshingle ;e^,^|li.$^^ mm *ftfS3S|*lfffl^Bft and Mrs. Brace were celebrated. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Stoeber and sons Billy and Steven visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Verbrugge at Armstrong Sunday While there they also visited with Mr. and Mrs. Win. Sinkey of Ireton and Mrs. Clarence Peters of Orange City who were spending the week-end at the Verbrugge home. Mrs. Herman Huskamp" entertained her children Sunday in honor of her husband Herman's birthday anniversary. Guests Included Mr. and Mrs. Homer Huskamp and son of Britt, Mr. anc Mr A Eugene Huskamp and daughter, and Mr. .and Mrs. Clarence Arbogast and children Yvonne •and Adrian. Mr. and Mrs. Ole Pederson were honored at a dinner Sunday in honor of their 35th' wedding anniversary. Dinner guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ben Mitchell, Supt. and Mrs. John Micklick, Bobby and Carolyn of Hanlontown, Mr. and Mrs. Dale 'Long and daughters of Ringsted and Mr. and Mrs. Emil Bleckwenn and Norma Jean. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs Sam Oleson and Mr, and Mrs. Norman Thompson. Mrs. L. W. Swanson was on the sick list last week but is somewhat better at last report. Mr. and Mrs, John Baas and Mr. and Mrs. Archie Voigt and son James helped Chris Meyer celebrate his birthday Monday evening. Mr, and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith were Wednesday evening Visitors with Mrs. Heidenwith's mother, Mrs. Emilie Heidenwith, in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bruhn are the parents of a boy born at the Emmetsburg hospital last week, They have two other children, both girls. Mr. and Mrs. Archie Voigt and son James, Mrs. J. J. Rosendahl and sons Ralph and Danny and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith visited at the Herman Voight home Friday evening, Joseph Priester recently bought the late Wm. Oliver home and will tenant the home place until some future time when Mr. and Mrs. Will retire from their farm, probably- after the war when his son returns, and will take over the {arming, Mr. and Mrs, Geo, Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred 'Meyer and son Gayle, Wr. and Mrs, Adolph Naas, August Ga4e, Mr. and Mrs, Arthur Heiiehwith and Mrs. Bert celebrated the 1 birthday of Herman Meyer at Ws bpme day evetnjn|. • r. and Mrs, karen? Hansen Mr- and Mrs. Herman "Voigt, here, and. Mrs, Mttton Espe of drove ifc» Anjes, Tuesday where"they m«t Y»2c Mjlton Espe wbg wjil spen4 a SO gay furlough here wtih i#s wit? w»d relatives, He wa? etstt(Wf4 to far ftvtf $ yenr,. A and . and Mrs. p»('l|rs; Wm, ' • wit RECEPTION HELD FOR NEW SENECA PASTOR TUESDAY Seneca: A reception was held at the Seneca Lutheran church ast week Tuesday evening honoring Mrs. Harry Molstre and sons who have accepted the call to serve the Seneca and Armstrong Darish and was installed here last Sunday morning. The evening's program consisted of group singing, devotions by Pastor S. B. Knudsen of Ruthven, instrumental duet by Delores Wilberg and Jackie Looft, greetings from the local ladies aid 'by Mrs. Otto R. Jensen, from the Luther League by Robert Halverson, and the Sunday school by A. E. Nelson. Harriett Olson and Mrs. Henry Wilberg sang a vocal duet after which Rev. M. C. Thompson of Emmetsburg brought greetings and welcomed Pastor and x Mrs. Malstre into the Estherville circuit. Arlot Cherl-and played an instrumental solo after which Pastor S. B. Knudsen extended greetings to the Molstres. Henry Looft spoke in behalf of the local congregation and presented them with a purse to which Pastor Mol- stre responded. The program closed with group singing "Blest Be the Tie That Binds" and the benediction, after which refreshments were served by the ladies aid. Pastor Harry C. Molstre is a graduate of St. Olaf's college and the Luther Bible Institute of Minneapolis, also of the Luther Theological Seminary of St. Paul. During the years 1936 and 1937 he did assistant work at the. Bethel Lutheran church at Minneapolis under Dr. Morris Wee. He has also served pastorates in. Glark- ston, Wash., and Fenniffiore, Wis. The Misses Margaret Donahue and Elsie Riemers, former Seneca teachers now teaching at Buffalo Center were week-end guests of Harriet Olsen. Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Olsen and Wanda, Jean Wilberg and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilberg speat Saturday at Mason City where Wanda participated In the state music contest. She played tenor saxophone. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilfaerg and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Wilberg and daughters were Sunday dinner guests at the Henry Langa home at Lakota. Other guests included Mr., and Mrs. Reuben Larson and family of Armstrong and Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson and family of Ringsted. •Mr. and Mrs. Ole Pedersen were honored Sunday on their 35th wedding anniversary which Insulate Now! For A Johns-Manville Blown Home Insulation Estimate Call 767 Wormhoudt Home Insulation Co. DEL LEANEAGH Local Representative 44tf was Friday, toy their immediate family who held a dinner patty- for them at the Pederseri home. Present were the daughters arid their families and Mr. find Mrs. Dale Long of Ringsted afid the Emll Bleckwenns of Fenton, also Mrs. Pedersen's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Mitchell, 'also of Fan-' ton, and Mrs. Pedersen's sister and and' Lt and Mrs. Geo. Swiftl, several days vising Bfcthf ! •] o£ her parStttsv Mr; aM "Mirfe:, Nelson. Lt, Swartz Ha to his came M MicHlgaH Swartz has remained helfe longer visit. < ' ^^j™ .^^ ^^| , ^|| > ' ' '• ''"'"' Used Cars '41 Ford 4-door. DeLuxe with heater and radio. '40 Chevrolet 4-door. Master DeLuxe with heater. 2—'36 Chevrolet Town Sedans with heater. '35 Dodge Town Sedan with heater. '34 Plymouth 4-door with heater. These cars are for sale at OPA prices and , no trade is required. GRADE I TIRES PASSSENGER CAB AND TRACTOR FRONTS Hoenk Motor Service West of Court House I Fruits and Vegetables While they last 15c Crystal Texas Seedless \ Grapefruit, 6 for 5c Each Pink Salmon 29c Sunkist, Lge. 6 for LEMONS 29C New Ib. CABBAGE 5c ........ _^f ,^J Van Camp's Pork & Beans Green Mountain Potatoes, for 33c Dromedary Mix Ginger Bread 19c Yellow Onion SETS Head 2 for LETTUCE RADISHES Fresh lb. ASPARAGUS 25c Karo Syrup Gal. 59C CAULFR 29c up New POTATOES Armour's Star PORK LINKS ...Jb.*l ind Cut PORK CHOPS ,.,.lb, 29c WIENERS ,..,.. ,..,4b, Z9C Assorted COLD MEATS 4Mb, Box CHEESE „,. , 650 HAM HQCKS .Jb, ZZC LUXFLAKES IVORYSNOff 1AM e Downyflake DONUTS Z Donuts and Plain Donuts OTW^ssSi^vsi^i BKS^sliiil^ ^m^iife&fesf KStv'^a

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