The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 23, 1945 · Page 3
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m JL-ii; 194S E FAMILY 18 Bode; The Mrs. O. T. Larson {dimly gf oUti fathered at Bicknell Park in HumbWdt fof a picnic dih- nei? Aug. 6. •; : ... .-:•:•.'••:.':•• .til' Besides members of the immeat* ate family, others flfeseftt^ wefl t/tti and MrsvHanS HogansonY Of Humboldt find Mr. and Mr & John Vbrrie and M*S' Ahtt Sheldoh .and daughter Maryls, Of Thdri There •were three servicemen in the group who are home on leave, including OM 2*6 Max Nye, .who niarried Florence Larson on Aug. 3, S 2-c Vemort Rood, just finished with boot training at- Great Lakes, afta Lt. and Mrs. kenneth Sween, of Montgomery, Ala. Mrs. Henry Gregerson of LiVef- more visited relatives arid friends in Bode Friday. She .was entertained at dinner at the home of Mrs. Amanda Aure. . . Mrs. Sam Thorsland entertained ^0 ladies at her home Friday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Mary Christopher who was.a guest last week of her sister, Mrs. J. B., Jacobson. Richard Olson, IG^year-old son of Mr. arid Mrs. Olaf Olson, has returned from Council ' Bluffs hi J nl|| Hitti his 6rRing Hi,,a\waf ttdfn^'AVJf, Hllfend'S hers thi TdrK*l Atifes enter* talBed ,st &, dinner^n .his honor. A*Uif SfeveM dajrfi to has returh" 6d td his hdfilt m Washington, O, 5. "'-''•' ' ''-'• • MrSi Art ttensen and soh HtntAjf afid Mrs. Flojd Tofgerson and soha Lfcfry and M6fM have retuthed front Cam£ Spifier, Minn., Where they had.spent a two weeks va» cation. •;•:'.-, • fiode friends of Mrs. John Jen* s6n of LivefmPfe will be pleased to know, she is getting along nicely at Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge, where she IS a surgical patient. • , * A baby girl was born in the Kos- siith county hospital Friday, Aug. If, to Mr, and Mrs. William chant- land Jr. She has been named joyae Elaine. They also have a young son named Dennis. > , Mrs. Joyce Lowry left Sunday for Ainsworth. Iowa, where 'she Will remain at the 'home' of her parents until her husband returns from overseas. Mrs. Lowry was director of the high school-band ahcl music supervisor last year in Bode school. Pvt, Norman Weiland arrived from Camp Robinson, Ark., for a lU^day furlough. In. company with Mrs. Weiland and Dixie they spent the week end with his mother and two sisters at Clear Lake ; and the previous week end was spent at Royal and Arnolds Park. HpERSHAW IS NEW LEGION HEAD AT SWEA CITY City: Sam Hethershaw wds named cbmmander of the Fisher Post No. 14, American Le- giohi here at the 26th annual meeting held Monday evening, August 20. , Ed Montgomery was elected Vice-commander, G. F. Diem, adjutant, Buel Johnson, finance officer and A. B. Tweeten, chaplain. f« Sail for Tokyo Major and Mrs. Gail Kesler and three children came Friday from Chicago for a visit at the parental C. H. Kesler home and with relatives of Mrs. Kesler at Ruthven and Graettinger. Major Kesler has been at Northwestern University, Evanston, studying the Japanese language. He Is enroute to the west coast from whence he expects to sail for Tokyo. Mrs. Kesler and children will go to their honie In Minneapolis. Picnic Honors Visitor A family picnic honoring Mrs. Mary Crossley, Ames, and Miss Gladys Crossley, Minneapolis, was held at the park Sunday. Attending were Mrs.. Jennie McCray, Mr. and Mrs. .Will Bargef and daugh* tefr Mafiah, Mr. and Mrs, VGleft Clark and children, Mr. and MrS, Glen CfbSSley and children, Sen* eca, Mr. and Mrs. Will Modre fiftd family, Buffalo Center, M>. and Mrs. Geo. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Art Farrington, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Farrington and the will Dorsey, the Vernon Larson find the Harvey Graham families irdm Lone Rock arid Burt. Baptist Candidate Speakes The 'Rev. Herman A. Crawford, Storm Lake, spoke as a candidate Sunday for the Baptist pastorate here, conducting both the morning and evening services. His wife who is also a minister, was guest speaker at the Wednesday evening prayer service. To Evangelistic School Sylvia Cassem, daughter of John Cassem, left this week for Des Moines where she will enter a three year course in evangelistic work in an Open Bible school. She accompanied Mrs. R. A. Baker, Algona, and her daughter Lavonne •Baker who will enter the same school, which opens Sept. 19. Lutherans Hold Convention Lutheran young people of the Augustana synod in northern Iowa are holding a three day convention at Manson beginning Aug. 24. The Rev. Anton Youngquist of Immanu'el Lutheran church, Swea City, will lead in a Bible study Tuesdaiy, August 28 At Kresensky's 125 FUR COATS All Sizes 25 Different Furs Mr. Nat Gottesman, a representative of the "Zero King" for coat firm, will be here all day Tuesday, August 28. He will have with him nearly 100 fur coats—.; 'plus our*own stock of "Zero King" and VBeaumpnt" coats, represen- FINE SKINS! NEW STYLES! LOW PRICES! $119 And Up To $395 Z0% Federal Tax Included fur Industry all the 'way through and can help you select the type of coat and fur for your particular type. For Fine furs—fine selection—and money saving values >— you can't miss this event. CONVENIENT TERMS r M?'> ^5«V- : .-•* t : " •&' i i: ¥i••!- "Sjfite /A m '3| fS%f : w& 'SjSiSf y| S.MK &fe'wsWM ppi^p JFslSpgp • 'si'frSttf :s*:*F WiiMff-ilK ?J|Sf4^^t?':^ \'.•V^.i^jv s.j/i./ii'H, -:>:-.;Al- T -*i :: '. : V' .''"'•.•.'i ""i^^^^.'v Saturday and Sunday mornings. Visits Old Friends Homer Jenkins, a sailor, was a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Butterfleld Monday. Homer, who lived with his parents on the old "Lenander Ranch" several years ago, is enojying a 15-day furlough and is spending a bit of it with old acquaintances here. The Henry Myhr family spent several days last week on their farm in Grant township, where the Otto Kellys are tenants. Jean Erickson returned Friday from Minneapolis where she spent several days visiting relatives. Esther Charlotte Smith return r ed last Monday from a few days vacation in Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Chrlstensen sold their house last week to the Gifford Smiths and plan to spend the winter in Algona with .their daughter Mrs. H. E. Jensen. Consolidate School Bus Routes a,t Swea City; New Bus in Use Swea City: Consolidation of bus routes and the use of larger buses has reduced the number of .bus drivers transporting children to school, from eleven to five. Four of the buses are owned by the district and their drivers will be Wm. Wenzel, Frank Bentele, Emly Larson and Weldon Brandt. The fifth bus will be driven by Clayton Roalson who recently received a new 42 passenger bus direct from the factory. 'Clayton, who will start his twelfth year this fall, also hauls tuition pupils from adjoining communities. During the past few weeks he has been hauling high school boys,-and girls to'thei-Pioneer! plant 'at Algona where -they have been employed detasseling'corn. About 40 were picked up daily between here and Algona. Bode Boys, Girls Join Detasselers Bode: Boys and girls from this community who have joined the. DeKalb Hybrid detasseling crew are Jean Bergum, Richard Rood, James Hanson, Virgil Christiansen, Donald Johnson, Paul Lansing, Robert Christiansen, Gene Benjamin, Robert Olson, William Olson, Wayne Opheim, Clarence Olson, Jr., Jewell Shock, Bruce Shock, Dick Barber, Dennis Opheim, Phyllis Sorlein, Betty Espeland, Ardith Benjamin. •Mavis Olson, Phyllis Dason, Phyllis Berge, Phyllis Breen, Geraldine Rolland, Mrs. Hunse Johnson, Bernice Christianson, Dorothy Hansen, Agnes Mitsven, Martha Mitsven, Thelma Thorsland, Mu- rjne DeWitt, LaVonne Bakken, Betty Shock, -Marjorie Porter and Maxine Hemmestad. Clarence Olson, Jr., is captain of the crew and the Burton Rood truck is used for transporting workers to and from the fields. OFFICIAL NOTICE BEFORE THE IOWA STATE COMMERCE COMMISSION. TO THE CITIZENS OF KOSSUTH COUNTY: Notice is hereby given that a petition for a franchise to erect, use and maintain poles, wires, guy wires, towers, cables, conduits and other fixtures and appliances for the purpose of conducting eleC' tricity, for lighting, power and heating purposes has been filed by the Interstate Power Company, Dubuque, Iowa, in the office of the Iowa State Commerce Commission; that said petition asks the right to construct,, operate and maintain said electric transmission Une over, ajpng. and across the following described, public lands, hjgnways, streams and private Relative* diva Dinner* For Lone Rock Boy Entering Service Friends and relatives gave dinners Sunday and Monday evenings, Aug. 5 and 6, at the Albert Metzger honie, 'Lone 'Rock, in honor of Duane Metzger. Duane left for induction Into the armed forces. Those present were Mrs. Emma Leeck and Tenny, of Burt; Mr. and Mrs. August Rosenaw, of Mankato, Minn.; Bernie Leeck and Dan Taylor of Burt; Burdine Radii, of LuVerne; Wilbur Boeckholt, of Buffalo Center; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schick and Richard, of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Cink, of Wesley; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Eisenbarth, of LuVerne; Robert Hagg and Mary Hllburt, of Algona; Sgt. Robert Richter, who is on 30-day furlough from San Francisco, Calif., and will be stationed at Sioux City, and Sgt. E. E. Ricfiter, home from England on a 30-day furlough and who will be stationed in Dell Rapids, S. D. Sgt. Frank Becker, Portland Township, Back From Overseas Portland: Sgt. Frank Becker arrived home Thursday, Aug. 16, on his 23rd birthday. Frank returned to New York Saturday after 13 months service in Europe. -He had one day with his brother, Sgt. George Becker, before George had to"leave for Camp Grant, 111., and further orders. George had returned from Long Beach, for a few days at home. Three Birthdays Celebrated Three birthdays were observed .at the Martin Becker home Sunday, Aug. 19. A picnic dinner was served to twenty relatives and friends.. Three angel food cakes were served with ice cream. The honorees were Sgt. Frank Becker, his brother Harold, and cadet student nurse Virginia McWhorter. Portland Progress Club The Portland Progress Club met August 16 at the Burt Hotel. The program included a book review byWrs. Henry Smith and two readings by Pat Wolf. Contests were in charge of Marilyn and Delores Trunkhill. Prizes went to Pat Wolf and Mrs. Ann Drone. Hostesses were Mesdames Vernon Larsen, Will Grover, Clifford Ringsdorf and Howard Sparks. Robert Harvey sold sixty head of white faced cattle Monday, Aug. 20, and trucked them to Austin, Minn. Evelyn Becker went with the Harveys to Austin. Three of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wolf's daughters, Mrs. Leo McWeeny, graduate nurse, Mary Lee Wolf, and student nurse Nedia Wolf, all of Carroll, were recent- visitors here.,They returned to Carroll last week Wednesday. M. B, §uill and son Roy 6f Ridgeway, Genera Johnson of Rehwick, Mr. and Mrs. A. a Rdsslfig; db*> fad and Wilma, Mr. and Mrs. Rich* afd Rossini and Mrs.'Fred Frost and children. , Wednesday afternoon guests at the Walter Thompson home were Mr. and Mrs. Will Slack and Mr. and Mrs. W, F. Johnson of Livermore, and Thursday holiday visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Zeig- ler of Fort Bodge. Wednesday ev- 4 eftlng the Thompsons went to Algona to see their nelce Mrs. J&obt. L. Duncan, who left for her home irt West Field, New Jersey, that evening after a six weeks visit at the home of her mother" Mrs. George H. Free. Kathryn Sorehson was a recent visitor at the Berkland home. Miss Sorenson was a teacher in the B6de schools for the past several years hrfme Of route her husfcisnd(< M LeM wh6 is stationed at eral Hospital, Kije (morning Mrs. BefklaM'S Mra«F. £. James and baW rived from Newark, N6W lot a two weeks visit. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Torrence and daughters Caroline and Patty of Red Oak, were week end guests at the home of Dr. and Mrs. P. W. Qually, enroute to Okoboji where they will spend two weeks. The Quallys will .join them on a two weeks vacation beginning Thursday. Sunday evening visitors 1 in the E H. Norman home in honor of Attorney A. J. Hilland of Washington, D. C., were Rev. and Mrs. Three clieers for the new school term and clothes like these— Jumpers and Jerken Sets, $5.95. Long sleeve blouses at $2.98. All wool suits in knit and woven fabrics, $10.95 and $14.95. All wool skirts, $8.98. Jackets at $4.95 to $10.50. Arid,jof^course, Sweaters, all for the 7 to 14 age—you will lore them. ,. . (34QP volts; Beginning at the Southeast cor* ner" of _tbe Northeast (NE%) Of Section Tt&tU) && Ninety.g§yen ,(97) Bang* Twenty^eveu (87) WestPf tl»5th JVM,, JCosjjuth County, fsw, ftenep.worth "m. way on th? East U»g of foil $m:'-:.(M)tt '' ' ' JJ*«SW,:. ; -., *WSBS with teto flyrp) ^'»" - m fhe |»wi jpjRjwfr fef T9BIS* Siissloner. fistoSr* llllllHHIIIIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIH NOTICE! I , TO PROSPECTIVE PURCHASERS OF S Electric Ranges and § Water Heaters § Effective immediately the City is discontinuing the sale of electric ranges '-. ^ and water heaters. Henceforth they will be distributed through regular merch- gt andising channels. S Our decision to withdraw from the selling and distribution of these articles =; was made after due consideration, without the least coercion from the dealers, S s and for a number of reasons, among which the following may be noted^ 3; i s t. The original purpose for entering the merchandise field has been a'c complished. This was to introduce electric cooking and water heating tpi customers. How well this was done is attested by the fact that we n(w haye proximately 600 electric ranges and, S?5 electric water heaters Installed 1» Al gona. We have proved that electricity is the cheapest, cleanest and safest od of cooking and of heating water. ; , i^ VStS a Sjl m H H ill "' H-vVi" m 8nd, In the past few years a great number of farm homes In ritory have been connected to electric lines, Ml are potential 'i»»e|| ** ranges and water heftters. We were prohibited from selling to tlien^a» cal merchants were unable to stock such, major appUftnces J« the competition. It was,' therefore, .considered • unfair i our rural friends to remain In tfte merehaiidise^ ; tea» !;•»!! • i There will W ft great wwnbe r of ece)ie«ti the market shortly and with the ^ Jncreasefl number of the local demand ean be filled at &» earlie compllsh better ow Pflswwi: BWP°«*» ttie " HB» .^ifet'llii^^iiiiP*^^* : SJ»nB§||l^^ ; ' " ••'"••-"-^ -'—'' : -' :y '^^ & '' : '^^^^^^S^^^^f^ •"-,•'•? . '.'.-:, ^'•'" ! ^: !SJ !^¥y^fi^ilKs ! m^ff^&iSy^^^

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