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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 4, 1945
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3MATANNUAL & H. MEETING •. Election of : three, directors to succeed themselves for another three-year term, climaxed the annual business meeting of the K. & H, Co-op. Oil Co, at Wesley, Tuesday evening. About 300 patrons and friends attended the meeting. J. P. Studer of Wesley Is secretary. Directors named for another three years were Andrew Gollner of Wesley, Leo Arndorfer of Bancroft and John W. Boyken of Woden. Carryover directors are W. S. Cosgrove of Titonka, Henry Eis- oheid of Algona, E. J. Widen of Corwith and Roscoe Mawdsley of Burt. "Happy the Magician," a Kossuth entertainer — Harold Carlson of Wesley when not in the magician role — gave an excellent performance for the group to climax a congenial gathering. Bureau Has Meeting A Wesley twp. Farm Bureau program was held last week, with a lively program 'enjoyed. Harold Carlson gave a talk on Russian villages in South Dakota that he recently visited, and H. B. Loewenstein discussed the raising of Caracul sheep. Lillian Pilkman, home economics leader, spoke and J. C. Skow, chairman, contributed a few remarks. Community singing followed, and a duet by Shirley and Bernice Goetz was presented. Surprise Visitors Mr. and Mrs. Milton Fox of Algona returned Sunday from Fort Dodge, where they had been visiting a cousin, to find Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Johnson and son Paul, from Fairmont, Minn., awaiting them. Mrs. Johnson 3s Mr. Fox's daughter, and a pleasant visit followed. THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, OCT. 4-5'6 Thrills! Laughs! Romance! ...But Sk Mb; KILLER DAN'S DURVEA William DEMAREST The Broadway Play Rocks c the Screen with Laughs! o o SUN., MON., OCT. 7-8 Broadway's Gayest Stage Hit Rocks the Screen! Alexander Knox, Star of "WILSON" Funnier than the Road Show That Rocked Broadway! Never Did a Woman Get into Such Hilarious Mixups! o A SIDNEY BUCHM/W Production O n Ma P te ii fiom the play by Ruth Gordon n u Directed by CHARLES VIDOR ° ooooooooooo TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, OCT. 9-10-11 DAILY MATINEE 2:00 P. M. DOOMING THUBS., FBI, SAT., OCT. 12-13-14 Daily Matinee 2:00 P. M. . DANNY UCAYE in "WONDEB MAN" CHEST mm JUND Algona firms and folks had subscribed $1,766,25 to the > County War and Community Chest, drive, as of Wednesday afternoon. •Workers are reporting in directly to Rosalie Swanson, who is handling the check-in office main*- tained in the U. ,S. O. during the drive. Total quota for Algona is $4,500. The county quota in the drive is $22,500. Union twp. has reported in with $478, just $12 short of its quota, and $14 had been reported from Plum Creek. A. E. Kresensky is county chairman of the drive, and L. S. Bohannon is supervising the drive in Algona, which continues all week. Shipleys Sell Farm Mr. and Mrs. Fred Shipley have sold their farm south of Algona to Mr. and Mrs. Loren Larson who will take possession March 1. The Shipleys, who formerly owned a cafe here, expect to leave December 1 for Denver, Colo., for the benefit of Mrs. Shipley's arthritis. The farm was the former Ben Terhune place. LOCALS Mrs. Almira Green spent Thursday in Fort Dodge last week. Mrs. Joe Esser, of Glenhaven. Wis., spent the week end here with her brother, Chas. Hoffman and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Tice returned Tuesday from Des Moines where they had been on business since Friday. Mr. and Mrs. James Kelso went to Emmetsburg last week to attend the wake of a friend, the late Frank Farrell. Pete Helmers is a new employee and truck driver for the Botsford Lumber Co. He was recently discharged from the service. Albert Hagg - who purchased the Johnson filling station on highway 18 took over the place and opened for business Saturday. Mr. an Mrs. J. L. Taylor and Mrs. Almira Green went to Mason City last week where they spent the day with Mr. and Mrs. Edward Robinson. Mrs. Flora Tiss returned Wednesday of last week from Denver Colo., where she had spent a month of vacation from the Security State Bank. Mr. and Mrs. Max Brown and Maxine of Minneapolis, Minn., spent the week end visiting here with Mrs. Brown's brother, A. W. Amunson and family. Mrs. L. G. Kenyon has received word from her husband that he has been promoted to corporal He is company clerk and is stationed at Camp Shelby, Miss. W. L. Martin, who has been in a Fort Dodge hospital, was brought home by ambulance Tuesday evening. He is improving slowly and it is hoped he will soon be in good nealth.' After three years in service Albert Mertz has been discharged at Jefferson Barracks Mo., and is now visiting his sister Mrs. Edward Green. He has made no plans as yet for employment. Lt. and Mrs. R. P. Baughman enjoyed a week's visit from the former's sister, Mrs. Walter Fuhr and little daughter Suzanne of Aberdeen, S. D., and his aunt Miss Hilma Pearson, of Ottumwa. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Stebritz have received word that their son, Robert, has been promoted to first lieutenant. He is operations officer at a field in Tunisia, but expects to be home by Christmas. M. F. Amfhar is planning a business trip to Mason City Saturday. He is representative .for the Fuller Brush company and with the war over finds it pleasant to once again have the "go" signal for the products, Mrs. Katie Nelson, of Des Moines, and Mrs. George Larson of Burt were guests Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Jensen. Mrs. Nelson is a sifter of Mrs. Larson and both ladies are cousins of Mrs. Jensen. Pvt. Harlan Miller, of MUford, visited Miss Rita Dooley from Thursday till Monday. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Miller, of Milford. Pvt. Miller went from here to Camp Sheridan where he will receive his discharge. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bates, who have- been living in Wisconsin, where Mr. Bates was employed in a paper mill have come to Algona and' plan to make their home here. For the pr3sent they are at the home of the former's father, H. A. Bates. Mrs. Lewis Rike and daughter Mrs Orville Wyatt, of Arnold's Park, were visitors of Mrs. L. G. Kenyon Monday. Mrs. Rike is an aunt of Mrs. Kenyon. The Rike family formerly lived in Algona and Mr. Rike was employed as an auto mechanic. Later he moved to Arnold's Park where he owns a garage and repair shop. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Beamish arrived Tuesday from Sari" Diego Calif., to visit the former's brother, Ray Beamish, and family. Jesse has just recently been discharged from the navy where he was a chief petty officer. They're also visiting Mrs. Beamish's parents, the Egesdahls, at E^gle Grove, and with Jesse's parents at Iowa Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hoenk and children Eugene and Joseph left Wednesday morning for a visit with the former's mother near San Francisco. Mrs. Hoenk is quite aged and it was a belter plan for him to visit her than'for her to come here. The family will be gone the month of October. During Mr. Jloenk's absence Mrs. Albert Granzow is helpjng at the office. Mr. sad Mrs. Lynn Taylor have received word from the former's sister, Mrs. Edward Rob- ilTY fteten Lftttim** Weds— 1ft a ceremony performed, at St. John's Catoolic church at Bancroft Monday morning at 8 o'clock, Helen Lattimer, daughter of Mrs. Mae. Lattimer, of Ban* croft, became the bride df Wendell R. Ringsdorf, MoM-3c, U. S. navy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Foy Ringsdorf, 6f Burt. The Rev. Joseph .Schultes officiated at th.6 service. The bride was attired' in a white, satin, princess-style gdwn with a long train and Sweetheart neckline. Her veil was Silk tulle, with train, edged with lace, and a pearl 6rown. Miss Lattimer carried a bouquet of pink and white roses. The bridesmaid, Marjorie l^att- imer, sister of the bride, wore a gown of pink net over pink satin and carried a bouquet of pink and white astors and wore a matching headdress. The bridegroom's attendant was Sgt Thorn-" as Devine, a friend of the couple. Cogley, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Art Cogley, of Algona, and cousin of the bride, was flo-, wer girl. She wore a blue net over blue satin gown .with matching headdress. "She also carried a basket of flowers. Thomas Clark, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Clark, of Bancroft, was the ring-bearer. A reception and wedding dinner was served following r the ceremony at the home of the Dride's mother. Fifty-five relatives and friends were present. The bride is a 1939 graduate of St. John's school at Bancroft. Since her graduation she has Deen employed in the Bancroft Register office, but resigned two weeks ago to be married. The bridegroom is a 1941 graduate of the Burt high school. Fol- llowing graduation; he attended Upper Iowa University at Fay- ete for a year and a half and then enlisted in the merchant marine in which he spent six months. Wendell joined the"UvS. navy in July, 1944, and is at pre- ent stationed at the naval train- ng base at Great Lakes, 111. Mr. and Mrs. Ringsdorf will make their home at Waukegan, Alma Grandgenelt Weds— Alma Grandgenett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Grahdgenett,' of St. Benedict, and LeRoy Stof- :el,' son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Stoffell, of Algona, were married at 9:00 o'clock, Oct. 2, at the St. 3enedict Catholic church, the Rev. John J. Neppel officiating for the double ring ceremony. The couple was attended by Betty Stoffel, sister of the groom, Betty Wiener niece of the bride, Dale Widen, brother-in- law of the bride, and Mike Stoffel, brother of the groom. Sl The bride wore . a gown., of white silk, organza - fashioned, with a 5-inch ruffle at hem extending into long train, 'short sleeves with separate mitts. 'She also wore a fingertip illusion veil inscin, of Mason City, saying that her daughter, Mrs. Thema Wag- genor, aged 27, is a victim of "polio." She is the mother of two children, Gary and Katherine, aged five and twp respectively. Mr. Waggenor is in service and located in California. He is en route home to be with his vife. Tom Rabun arrived Wednesday for a -fortnight's furlough which he will spend with his wife at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Godden. He is located at Camp Beale, California, and is in the air corps. He hopes to be discharged by Christmas and the fact that many members are being dismissed gives him encouragement that he will soon be home. His wife is the former Joan Godden. Miss Lois Kelley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Kelley, of Tulsa, Okla., is visiting at the home of her uncle, Elmer Kelley and with her aunt, Mrs. Harvey Johnson, at St. Benedict. Miss Kelley was recently discharged from the WACs. The Kelley family formerly lived in ' Algona. Maurice is an architect and his son Howard is married and employed at an airfield in Tulsa. Miss Lois and Howard were quite small when the family moved away but Mr. and Mrs. Kelley will be well remembered by Al- gonians. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hagg recently received a letter .'rom their son Ralph in which he has many interesting things to relate. Ralph has been in the navy about two yeajg, and is seaman, first class and assigned to the aircraft carrier "Antietam" which was on the Yellow sea located between China and Japan. He has been on Okinawa, and was given permission to visit the island. He said the rats are there in great numbers and apparently have been feeding on dead Japs, for often one would find only bones and hair left. His ship will be in port about December and he hopes he can come home for a few days near Christmas. Raymond Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Johnson, has written his parents that he will be dsicharged soon. He has been in service four years and has has been on the destroyer "Lansdown." He has been in Tokyo, and after reaching the states will go to Minneapolis for his discharge. Roy Huntley, son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Johnson is also expected home soon. He is in New York and has served in India and other localities. His wife and children have been living with her parents during his absence, They plan to go to Estherville where they were living prior to Mr. IJuntley's induction- He expects to resume his former work of trucking. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson also expect their daughter Marguerite the latter part of the week from Berkeley, where she has been employed in -a beauty shop. held in place with a tiara el pearl orange blossoms. She earr- ide a boUqUet 61 pink rosed and baby breath. .'•'.. Betty Stoffei was attired in & yellow, 'Sharkskin, fldor-ieiigth gown and. Wore a yelldw Dutch cap of the same material. She- also carried a bouquet of catna* tions. , A three-course dinner was served to 60 relatives and friends at the St. Benedict school hall. A wedding breakfast was served af r the i home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Herb Arndorfer, St. Benedict. The wedding table was centered with a three tier cake, by Mrs. A. J. Grattdgenett,. and yellow tapers in crystal holders. The bride received her education in the St. Benedict and Algona schools. ; Mr. Stoffel is a graduate of St. Cecelia's Academy class of 1934. He has recently been discharged from the army after being in the Pacific theater of . war for 38 months. While serving he held the rank of sergeant and Was last stationed in the Philippine Islands. He is how employed by the Viking Oil Co. The couple have gone on a short honeymoon and will be at home in Algona. Guest at Camp Lunch— A"Guest Day" luncheon was enjoyed last Wednesday at the army post here by the following invited local women: Mrs. W. V. Kempley, Mrsi Rober.t McConnell, Mrs, Harlan Frankl, Mrs. Robert, LaBarre, , Mrs. Sylvia Gunn, Mrs. Walter Fuhr, of Aberdeen, S; D., and Miss Hilma Pearsoji, rof i .O.ttumwa. 'An interesting' feature' of the afternoon was thfe • display, of articles brought .from India by Lt. John Jernigan. The articles were shbwn by Mrs. Jernigan. One was a dress of heavy chiffon embroidered with gold and a heavy gold border. It was worn by a high caste Indian woman and is called a 'Sari." It was most attractively modeled by the wife of an officer. In addition there was an embroidered bed spread made by the nuns. Mrs. Jernigan also exhibited eight dolls, each dressed in a different style as worn by the women of, high caste. J ' . Marriage Announced— Mr. and Mrs. Paul Palmer are announcing the marriage of- the son Paul Jr. to Miss Mary Jane Owen, daughter of Mr. and,Mrs. George Owen, of Garner. The ceremony took place at Blue Earth, Minn., ,- August . 12. The young couple did not announce their marriage at once and it was not till' Paul had reached San Diego - that he revealed his marriage. Paul at present is in the <riavy ' hospital • in r San Diego suffering with malaria. A recent letter to his parents states he is qifrte ill. ',The Palmer's son Leo is at Seattle, Wash., awaiting orders to. be sent out again as soon as his ship, the U, S .S. "Charles J. Badger" is repaired. It is a destroyer and suffered considerable destruction in combat. Leo lacks. 13 points necessary for his discharge and will receive assignment to make up the required points. Tdwnsend Benefit Party— Another "500" benefit party was enjoyed :at .the Townsend Hall Friday evening, Sept. 28. Those in charge were Mr. and Andrew Bjustrom, Mr.- and Mrs. James Penticost, and Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Dooley. At 11:00 o'clock a delicious lunch was served with the assistance of Mrs.' Grace Carney and Kenneth Dooley. High score went to Paul Richardson, low to Mrs. Mary Heard, chair to Mrs. Floyd ErtcKson, travel to Jake Weaver, and door to Mrs. Helen Richardson,. The next benefit party will be at 'thcvhell on Thursday evening,- Cct, '11 wtih Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Kruse and Mr. and Mrs. Henry A.nan. Wed in Fort Dodge—Mrs. Valeria Hanson and Alvin Briggs were wed at Fort Dodge Monday, Sept 24th, the ceremony taking place at the Methodist church at eight o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Jones attended the couple. Mrs. Briggs is employed at the "Star Beauty Shop." The couple will be at home in the Gronwall house on Tower street. Bridge Club Hostess— Mrs, L. J, Lee entertained the members of her bridge club Friday evening, three tables being in play. High score winner was Mrs. Orville Wicks, second high was Mrs. Vernon Jensen and low score went to Mrs. Ted, Larson. Forrest Christensens Entertained Mr, and Mrs'. Forrest Christ^ ensen entertained at a 7 o'clock dinner Saturday evening in honor of^their son, Wally, who is home fcTrvleave from the navy after recently returning from Okinawa. Guests were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Howard Funnemark> Wesley, Hazel Thompson, of Ames, Mr. and Mrs. C. W, Wangsness of West Union, Mrs. Wayne Christensen and Judy of Algona. 1 .. Am«ican Legipn Auxiliary— The American Legion Auxili* ary will meet Monday, October 8, at 8 :pO. o'clock, Mrs. William, Clawson will have charge of the program. Honored *l Diniiwr^- Mrs, Hugp Faijlstick entertained at a dinner party Thursday evening at- her home' in honor o| her daughter, Lorna, w.hq cele- brateqi h*er bir|hd-ay~ that day. Those ftiendjng wesre: Doris Sst- pry, Bjtty Tprdpff, Betty Arj|- dorfer, RiyJJw Genfler, Wiling Lasfes, .M&^ipj) Bj*et)xQrstf Betty WalJgJjSj Slild/ed FauJUitfclk, May&e A*nn_an4 ™ sofl ,.> l«trtiinM^Wsteai!y?-ffln1ifef ( tJft WHUHMSfi;" 5 -*—-* --- find Rebertt chiidBfi* s . MrlfljyleRUnieh^iMlft and Mi's. WaylilS Smith Bttd daughter Ann, and Mr? and Mr& John UlferS and soh ' ' CMfl Seaui Algbna "Girl Scouts held , tHelr first official meeting of the' sea" son Tuesday, Oct 2 r at the Bryant school. New off icefs ivere elected arid are as follows; Alice Ann Vaughn, president, Marcielle.'Putz, vice-president, Mary Ann ,Timm, secretary ( Ellen Roscoe, treasurer , and Janice Bartholomew, reporter; Fifteen girls were present. Sorority Benefit Parly— Twenty members' • and guests of the local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held a ibehef it , 'party Tuesday evening at the Mrs. W. K. Ferguson home. A game Using all of the girls' names for getting acquainted was : played; the first prize went to Mrs. Helen v Bown and second prize to Jeanne Guderian. A light lunch was Served later. \ Enfertain at Country Club- Mr. and'Mrs. T. H. Chrischilles, Drv and Mrs. C. H. Cretzmeyer, Mr. and Mrs, Ralph Miller,' Mr. and Mrs. :!H.'. M. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Norton, and Mrs. J. L. Boriar. entertained a large group of friends at a dance and buffet, supper at the country cjufo : Tuesday evening, with Cook's' Rhythm Band furnishing the music. " ' 25ih Anniversary—In honor of the 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Maahs, their daughters Mrs. Don'Hurlburt and Miss Helen Maahs, ehtertaiiied f<Srty - one guests at dinn'er 1 Sunday at the Maahs home.' ' Mr. and Mrs. Maahs>. lived in Whittehiore all their, married life until about four years ago when they moved to Algona. • ;'..,D. A. R. Meeting — The D. A. R. wil hold its October luncheon at one o'clock next Tuesday at the Mrs. W. K. Ferguson home. Hostesses will be Mesdames Bess LjpBarre, Mattie Falkenhainer, Edith Hutchison, and Leota Geigel. The program will be a talk on "Government War Projects" and will be given by Mrs. Mabel Tjaden. Beulah Burlingame Birthday — Arlene Etherington was hostess to a group of friends one day last week honoring Beulah Burlingame, whose birthday was i on September , 22. . Those attending were Bonnie Snyder, Marcie Long,,. Ardis Bosworth, Jean Holdren, ' Harriett Grubb, and Lorraine Adams.: v-v^s?*'' • Union M^ and D's* Club—The Union township Mothers and Daughters '.club will .meet Wednesday, October 10, at .the home of Mabel Tjaden. Edna Cruikshank will be the assistant hostess. The program 'will consist of a panel discussion, "Is the Trend in Europe Toward Communism?" , Cresco M's and D's'Club — The Cresco Mothers and Daughters club will be held Wednesday, October 10, at the home of Mrs. Ralph Morgan, instead of at the Mrs. Kate Brandow home. Mrs. .Harold Clayton will assist the hostess! Fifth Anniversary — Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Sigsbee celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary Wednesday of last week with an informal gathering of members of ' the immediate family at their home,; Sexton Chicken Supper — The Sexton M. E. church will hold a chicken supper beginning at 5:00 o'clock Thursday evening, October 4. The annual bazaar and auction sale will follow. THE OAKS in FAIRMONT is open every night except Monday. ( > 2-5 A private ; sewage system lor Your Farm Think what this tnepns! TJie comfort of a modern home brought to every member of the family, Health and happiness with the utmost in sanitation ROW is possible through the instaljation of our DIAMOND BRAND SEPTJC TANK- A n <l the cost Is so small Easy to install, too, " ,^T meet the"WeatlielChSmi)'^ the Topcoat with "Comfort-Control" Come snow, rain or zepjiyr breeze, you're always at ease, comfortably weather' right in a Crestknit! Exclusive Comfort-Control construction in. the exclusive Crcstknit fubri-e given weather-balanced adaptability... it's specially loomed lo be lighji- weight, yet warm enougb for coldeat days'. Showerproof, wrinklcproof, too. Precision- tailored and flawless in fit, Crcslknits are featured in luxurious fleeces and Cheviot Tweeds;' The Hub THEY'RE ON THE WAY PORTABLE TYPEWRITERS Once again production has started, on typewriters ... we are fortunate to have retained our agencies, as of pre-war days for '. -' : /-',.' , ,-'"' ".v • - v -:•'".--;^*-'' ;1 '•\\ "•^1 AND .•- . ^Bw ^^.^W Wl^^ ^^^ff.^fll ^m • -W*>" lHf-' l --^f^",'^^ljF m^^^-TL s^G^fefii^ii^i^piS^ Niw^;fjp»^^iiwfiWiSu

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