The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 30, 1945 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 30, 1945
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Attguat INVASION FLEET 1 Bode: It U definitely kndwft that one Bode iboy, Hdwafd Johnson. !3 2-c^ son of Mr. an4 Mrs. Melvlrt Johnson, is on the 'U. S. Battleship Pennsylvania) which has been plying uae seas off the coast of China.- Completing his •boot training at Great Lakes on May 30, he was sent over to the southwest Pacific July 12. t Opheim Reunion Held The family reunion held in For» •est City Sunday, August 19, included the Bernold Opheim family of Bode, an* was held honoring Mrs. Opheim's brother Sgt. Edward Reierson, who had just recently received his honorable discharge, • as well as Staff Sgt. Roger Opheim •who is in the army air corps and is home on a 15-day -leave. An- Bother brother Guy Reterson of "Danvalle, 111., was also present. In rail there was an attendance of 35. 'The Opheims returned home the :same evening. Son for Bakkes A son was born at Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge, August 21, to JVIr. and Mrs. Theodore Bakke. Olson Home Ensign Stanton Olson came from /Miami, Fla., by plane .to Des :Moines, and will remain at the :home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. .Andy Olson a few days before tak- •ing off for Coronado, Calif., where :he is scheduled for a course In amphibious training at the naval •center located at that place. "Worked on Atomic Bomb It is now known by Mr. and Mrs. Walter Thompson that their nephew, Dr. James Tahlor, physicist and assistant, head of that department at Carnegie Tech. Institute at Pittsburg, Pa., parcipated in the development of the atomic bomb. ."Birthday Surprise A group of 12 ladies pleasantly : surprised Mrs. Harold Rood at her home Saturday afternoon on the •occasion of her birthday. Among olthfir gilts She received a gift Of 12 t OSed ffofii her son Junior who has been serving In the southwest P&clfie and who lust recently arrived In the states from Okinawa, The trip from there was made In se'veh days. Mrs. Hannah Wade of Terrll is a guest at the tome of her son and daughter^ln-'law Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wade. . Mrs*, 'Lloyd Pehfson and children and Miss Esther Opheim have, left for Minneapolis for,'a two weeks vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pederson of Hardy were Sunday visitors at the home of his ,sister Mrs. Borglna Johnson. , Sunday, August 12,. two Bode boys Sgt. Miles Helmen and Pvt. DeLane Pooch had Sunday dinner •together In Manilla, Miss Marie Hegg has returned from a months visit with relatives and friends in Decorah and in southern Minnesota. Mrs. , Ole Torgerson and her daughter Mrs. Joe Nelson of Clarion have returned from two weeks visit with relatives in Milford, Mich. ' Mrs. A. J. Helmen and Mr. and Mrs. Harlow Iverson of Blanchardville, Wis., have concluded visits at the Mrs. Martin Helmen and L. B. Gangestad homes. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Opheim and daughter Barbara and Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Johnson spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marti Johnson In Hardy. Rev. I. A. Suby and family of White Water, Wis., have returned to their home after a week's visit at the home of JVIrs. Surby's pa- Bents', Mr. and Mrs. John Peder- 'son. '••• Earl Opheim) radio man 3-c, has written his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Opheim, that he is located for the present at Norfolk, Va., and expects soon to visit the home folks in Bode." Guests the past week at the Delmar Kinseth home were Velma Kinseth of Des Moines, Mrs. Oliver Kinseth of Ottosen, Mrs. T. O. Floen and Mrs. T. A. Haren and daughters Shirley and Dorothy of Omaha. Mr. and Mrs. John Hardcastle of Hanlontown, Iowa, spent Sun* day at the E. O. Berkland home. Mi*. Hardcastle Is athletic coach in the Bode school this year. They Will occupy the Grefstad house attd expect to move this week. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Hansen, Robert and Audrey who are spending a two weeks vacation in northern Minnesota near the Canadian border are expected home the latter part of the week. The Joe Hansons and daughter Lorna of Mason City wefe also vacationing at the same place. Mrs. Mary Christopher of Ottawa, 111., Mrsi Mads Gunderson of Maple Lawn and Mrs. J. B. Jacobson accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Henry Henrikson of West Bend to Mankato, Minn., where they spent last Thursday and Friday visiting Mr. Henrickson's sister Mrs. Oliver Tufte. Mrs. R. B. Carlson and Mrs. Eugene Lyons entertained at an afternoon party Tuesday afternoon, August 21, at 'the home of Mrs. Carlson with. 21 ladies pfes- ent. The hostesses invited Mrs. Inez Wilcox of <Rolfe who gave an interesting talk on use of various household, aids, after which refreshments were served. Mr. and Mrs. Art Christiansen have returned from Minneapolis where they Went to meet their son Richard who has been in service 5 months, first taking his basic training in the infantry at Camp Fannin, Texas, and later was transferred to Ft. Lewis, Wash., to engineer training. Pvt. Arthur ft.. will be home for 21 days. including travel time when foe. wJU to Ft. " •" • - • • Visited Bavarian Lovenest of Hitler Swea Eagle: Mr. and Mrs. James Kuchynka of Madrid visited last week with friends here and a few days fishing trip in Minnesota The Kuchynkas daughter, Lt. Francis Kuchynka, was in Germany at last accounts. She landed July 10 of last year at Omaha beach on the Normandy coast, and served with the 104th evacuation unit as the American forces advanced toward Germany. WET BASEMENTS! We Can Dry Them •'' . t. " •'• -• Come In and See Our Demonstration All Algona Stores WKM&lffU^. + V-SK ' ; :;.'-jP^^'>','^^^P ' •-^^^T-.-••-• , J 3 DOR01W HAUpAN, WESLEY, BRIDE OF HAROLD MAKTlNEK AUGUST 2STH Wesley; Dorothy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hauptmatt. was United in marriage to Harold, son Of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Martinek, in St. Joseph's Catholic church Tuesday morning, August 28th at 9:30 with Father L. N. Klein officiating at the nuptial high mass. The music was sung by the adult mixed choir. . The young couple was attended by Aline Martinek, sister Of the bridegroom and Cpl. Bernard Hauptman, brother of the bride, home on furluogh. The bride wore a lace trimmed white satin gown with long sleeves a queen ann ifeckline and a long train, a long lace trimmed veil with inserts of lace in the long train. She carried a bride's bouquet of pink roses. , A reception was held in the St. Joseph's parish hall for about 60 relatives and friends following the wedding ceremony. The bride is a graduate of Wesley high school and the business college of Mankato, Minn. The groom is a graduate of Algona high school and attended Britt Junior College. Following a short honeymoon the young couple will reside near Wesley and he wift to farm.TftW Iftte; father-. T&qy- 't¥«»tea thefr many friends to a, wadding dance in the Kleinhall that evening. 'K^itf**^-; ^ '.'.:; ;-..;:,-,, ;.;;:,..;-;:;.!--,,4 .- .-r!^ ^^j|p ; l«^:'S;f|Jf ^mi^vv?K^siS^& mil mi jjKii^*i^:3JiiJ& Word from Manilla Mrs. Eva Monson received a-letter from her son Martin Monday, first word from him lor almost 3 months! He is near Manilla but of hostilities made no mention ceasing over there. Another son Julius Is .. In the Philippines and wrote his mother regularly and was endeavoring to find out about Martin and Why he wasn't being heard-from. Mr. and Mrs. George Miller of Livermore were Thursday night guests at the Bmil Wester home. Mark Sullivan of Lawler spent a few days with his friends, Mr. -and Mrs. Otto Henderson, last week. ' '-• • The Wesley township farm bureau held a .picnic in the Call State Park at Algona Sunday.'Sixty attended. The Lawrence Koppens and Jackie Hansen returned Monday from a weeks outing at Lake Cor- onus, Minn. Supt. and Mrs. Chas. Mullin and son Jimmy returned home Sunday from a two weeks stay in a cottage at Clear Lake. Paul Friberg, city marshal, went to Chicago Friday evening for several Weeks visit with Fritz Lindstrom, who is ill. s The Northwest Iowa Methodist Conference will be held at Estherville from Sept. 17-21. Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Riggs will attend. • Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schmidt and two daughters Lois and Ardith of Clear Lake were guests in the Will Martinek home several days last week. . • ...... ". : <^\ Mrs. David 'Johnson and MM. Ayers of ; New York City, the former Burlette Jensen, were Wednesday night supper guests at the Wester home. Mr. and Mrs. -fftit Martinek attended a Schmoll family reunion at Lost Island near Ruthven Sun- day, August 28. About 70 relatives attended the annual affair. Mrs. H. H. Raney entertained a group of women .Wednesday afternoon of last week in honor of her sister Mrs. Katherine Trecker of Odell, 111., who was 'visiting here. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Engen and Carrie left Friday for a fishing and outing trip to Minnesota. Avery Mullin is assisting Hans Engen in the creamery during Paul's absence. Mr. and Mrs. Nova Henderson and two daughters of Ida Grove visited at the Otto Hendersons several days last week. The men are brothers and Otto is the local depot agent. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Kraus and Mr. and Mrs. Don Kraus visited at the letter's parental Will Ketchen home in Emmetsburg Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Don Kraus are now at home in the Dorothy Goetz home. Alvina Oppedahl pharmacist mate 5-c of the WAVES, of Chicago, came' Sunday morning for a two weeks leave at her parental Mrs. Tillie Laebig home. She will report to a naval station at Pensacola, Florida. Mrs. Sarri Alne went to Minneapolis Wednesday morning of last week where she met her husband on his return from Bremerton, Wash., where he had been employed in the government ship repair yards the past year, They returned to Wesley Saturday. Mrs. J. A. Rlggs accompanied her daughter Mrs. George Burnette Jr. and Mrs. Earl Carter and son Barry to Chicago on Wednesday of last week and Mrs. Riggs and Mrs. Burnette returned Home Saturday. Mrs. Carter and Mrs. Burnette had just driven through from California. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dickman entertained the Chas. Krauses, Don Krauses, Rev. Riggs and Mrs. Marie Kunz, June Adel and Mary Adine to a picnic in the Call park at Algona Monday evening of last week in honor of their son Sgt. Fred Dickman Jr., who was home on furlough from Santa Ana, Calif. Mrs. George Burnette, R. N., nee Betty Riggs, came last week for a visit with her parents Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Riggs. She will report back to the Kohler School of Nursing at Rochester, October 1st. Betty had been with her husband Lt. Burnette at Fort Sill, Okla., and at Fort Ord, Calif., until he sailed two weeks ago. He is in the heavy artillery. , . Guests at the Nick Weber home^j a few days last week were Mr. and Mrs. John McElroy and daughter Edna of Afton; Margaret and John McElroy of Creston; John Weber and family of Shannon City and the L. A. Weber family of Algona. Mrs. Weber and Margaret Jean went to Afton and Creston with the relatives Monday and returned Thursday with the George Boeder family wfho had visited relatives at Creston a week. Lester Etiokadft At Gfeat Lakes Station Lester R. EHoksbn, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Enokson, Armstrong, is receiving his initial naval Indoctrination at the U. S. Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. During this period a series of aptitude tests will be taken by Lester to determine whether he will be assigned to a Naval Service School, to a shore .station, or to immediate duty at sea. When he has completed his training, he will receive of -leave. PUBLIC AUCTION S Wednesday, Sept. 5, Sale begins 16*eldcfc I am offering for sale All hiy Household goods and £a tools and many other things too rtiiMterotis to mefttldfl.. MRS. WM. H. HARTLEY Sexton, Iowa H. H. Brummond, Anct. Security State Bank, Clerk as Fur trimmed tuxedo Coats are No. 1 coat £= fashion, % or 55 full length ._ 39.50 * $75 5s A black Jatent Hand Bag, == different styles, at Mr.' and Mrs. L. A. Nitz, Mrs. Henry Blome and Deloris Moulton were Mankato callers on Tuesday and while there visited Mrs. Max Nitz at the hospital. , w^SS^?sf^l ; ^f'S : S8i' mm^^^iKi9si& fM 'H>; ; nCol?- ; - -••«;? ^—H • POSITIVE CLEANING • MAXIMUM TRACTION A feather in your hat, beautiful plumage, fine felts___l H Jumper dress, soft fabrics, luscious 7 OK colors I aw*! 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