The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 26, 1946 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 26, 1946
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PAGE TWO The Welfare club will meet Friday with Mrs. Alma Nelson. Mr. and MM. Peter Schumach- Fort Dodge Friday for a visit with her sister Mrs. Susan Nelson. Mfg. Aggie jtfiaf»iJ left Sunday for Mason City after ti teh-day visit with her sister, Mrs. F. A. Corey. Mrs. Blanche Lage went to or of Whittemore were Friday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Helmke. Patrolman and Mrs. D. 5. Hutchison went to Humboldt Monday, where they wcro dinner guests of Patrolman and Mrs. L. J. Dickinson. Mr. and Mrs. M. M. ralkeri- hainer spent Tuesday in Minneapolis, where the former transacted business. Miss Helen Maahs returned Thursday from a week's visit with her aunt Miss Anna Maahs at Whittomore. Mrs. AUx Defmahd and Mrs. W. J. Hood went to Des Moine.-*, Thursday, where they spent a couple of days. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kophcn and son Paul, of Whillemore, visited one evening last week at the Robert Kollasch home. Mrs. R. A. Davidson lefi Tuesday for Clintonvilc, Wis., where she will spend ten days wilh her son Merle and family. Mrs. Gerald Bahling and children Frances and Janet of Titonka spent Tuesday with her parents Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Holt. A seven-pound daughter was bom Wednesday at a hospital in Omaha to Mr. and Mrs. Francis Livingston. This is their first child. Attorney and Mrs. C. W. Conner of Des Moinos were weekend guests of the latter's sister and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hood. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Schoelerman of Everly arrived Friday for (i visit with their daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Bucghly. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Tice went to Des Moines, Sunday, and remained for a couple of days. They attended the "Skating Vanities of 194G." City Superintendent C. U. Pollard was taken ill with bronchitis and confined to his bed Thursday. He was unable to be at work for a ew days. Miss Bernice Pr«<.v and Miss M'irie Thomas of Marslialllown were Sunday guests of the former's sister and her husband Mr. and Mrs. Ewald Voight. Helen Baas spent the week end 'here with her parents Mr. and Mrs Julius Baas. Helen has just completed one -full year of cadet nurses training at Des Moines. Roger Slagle, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Slagle, spent the weekend in Cedar Falls as a guest of Miss Doris Priem and attended the "Old Gold" festivities. T-5 Robert Simpson has been discharged from service and for the present he and his wife arc with his parents Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Simpson. Ho had been in Germany. Mrs. S. T. Parsons of Denver, Colo., who has been visiting at the home of Mrs. R. J. Hutchison, left Tuesday for Madison, Wis., for a ten-day visit with relatives. Mr. anil Mrs. Charles Gutknecht and Km ma Gutknecht and Mrs. Lottie Isenberger of La kola visit- od with Mrs. Ida Gulknecht Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Godden. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ludwig and children Rose Mary and Gloria of West Bend were Sunday guests of the former's brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. William Ludwig. Arnold Lallier, who has been spending a furlough with his parents ul St. Benedict and at the Wilbur Holdren homo, left Monday for Topeka, Kans., for further assignment. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Patterson of Mason City spent Thursday evening and Friday with the former's mother, Mrs. Gusta Patterson. Stanley is with the Veterans Bureau in Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. John Kohlhaas are expected home today from Iowa City where they have been visiting since Friday with their Mr. R6y ingham, manager of ih< Graham store, is spending thi week in St. Louis on a buying trip. Mrs. Ingham will visit he parents in Oskalooso and they will attend the skating follies in Des Moines. C. S. Xurlz, manager of the Swift company produce, went to Des Moines Friday, where he at tended a meeting of company managers from various states Mr. Kurtz returned the first o the week. Bob Geigel, son of Mr. ant: Mrs. Fred Goigt-!, returned the last of the week from a vi with Mr. and Mrs. Loo Froder- ickson at La Porto, Ind. Mr Fredrickson is a friend whom Bob met in service. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Samp moved to the C. L. Bailey farm tenant house, Monday. It has been impossible to find a dwelling in town and they fc.-el fortunate to have been able to arrange for this place. Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Laivell are moving the first week in March to house on No. Minnesota street recently purchased by Joel Herbsl. They have been living in the Cowan duplex which was sold a few months ago. Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Holt went to Burt Friday, whore they visited Mr. and Mrs. Frank 'Bahling. Mrs. Bahling has had a recent stroke and is at present confined to her bed. She is improving quite rapidly. Clair B. Laird and Ralph Aulman of Des Moines came Wednesday and remained over night at. the home of Mrs. Ella Laird. Clair is her son and Ralph is her grandson, Ralph being the son of the former Daisy Laird. Mrs. Luella Baker went to Iowa City Wednesday, whore she was joined by her sister and the two went to Philadelphia, where they are attending the wedding of a nephew. They will also visit briefly in Washington, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Pazey and Mr. ^md Mrs. Charles DeGrotle of Fort Dodge were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Knulson. Mr. Paxey and Mi-, and Mrs. son and daughter-in-law, and Mrs. John Kohlhaas Jr. Mr. and Mrs, Melvin Guy and Mr. and Mrs. Miko Orlieh of C'olfax spent the weekend in Algona at the home of Mr. an^l Mrs. Andy Johnson. Mr. Guy is a brother of Mrs. Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. H. R, Coggins are moving into the Mrs. C. L. Ingersoll apartment Thursday, Feb. 28. Mrs, Coggins is going to Omaha for a visit with relatives alter the moving is completed. John B. Casey Jr., of Fort Dodge has begun employment at Brown's Studio. Mr. Casey was a captain 'in the army during the war. Prior to his entering service he had six years experience in photography. Sat. Charles Lund, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lund, spent the weekend with his parents. He was en route from Ft. Snelling, Minn., to Des Moines where he was to receive a further assignment. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Willasson and daughter Sally spent the weekend with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Willas- son. Donald is enrolled at the college in Ames and is studying forestry. Mr. and Mrs, W. T. Giossi and son DeGrotte arc brother nephew respectively of Knutson. Clinton Lighter went io Spen ccr -Sunday, and brought Mrs. Lighter home following her visit the past fortnight with relatives. Mr. arid Mrs. Charles Martin of Cherokee were Sunday evening visitors'at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vernell Ludwig. D. L. Cooper and Durwood Potter spent last weekend with their wives. The men are located at Tama, where they purchasV eel a grocery store. Mrs. Cooper and Mrs. Potter have been unable to move to Tama as no dwellings are available. Pally Jo and David Nelson recently, visited in Fort Dodge wilh their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Minard, former Algona residents.---Their mother, Frances Nelson, who • Is employed 'at Younker's Beauty Salon in Des Moines,, also visited them. Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Jensen enjoyed a visit Sunday from Gprdon Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Anderson of Armstrong. Mr. Anderson nephew of Mrs. Jensen and has recently received his discharge after some months in Japan. Mrs. Mary Thaves, who has been a patient at the Kossuth hospital the past nine months, was taken to Mason City Sunday to a convalescing home. Her con- Mr, and Mrs. W. C. Irfelan entertained Mr, and Mrs. L. J. Nelson and Mr. and Mrs. ft. L. Patton at Sunday supper in 66mpli- ment to Mr. and Mrs. Patton who left Tuesday for Champaign, 111., where Mr. Patlon entered the university. Mrs. Patton is the former Margaret Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Nelson. Pfc. William J. Combs returned to Camp Polk, La., last midweek after a two weeks furlough with 'his parents Mr. and Mrs. w. H. Combs. Their sons ftoger and Gene who were in service in the air corps and infantry respectively are now t'.'schar^j;! and have enrolled a', the school of aeronautical engineering at Glendale, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Helmke of Swea City arrived Friday from California where they have been since the first of December visiting the former's sister Mrs. Anna Miller at Santa Ana and other relatives. They will visit their daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Ingebritson a few days before going to their homo at Swea City. L. -F. Rice and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tibbetls left Monday for WamsutU:r, Wyo., and Denver respectively. Mr. and Mrs. Tib- bells are locating in Denver in order lhal the former may resume his college studies. Mr. Rice will go on to Wamsutter, where he has purchased a tourist camp and appurtenances. He will return later for Mrs. Rice. Mrs. Harry Potter, the former Ethel Hodges, has been very ill with pneumonia but is now able to .sit up a little. Her daughter Joan of Minneapolis has been home caring for her. Mr. and Mrs. Potter are moving to town in the near future and not being able to find a house, have rented rooms above the Potter locker and will move there as soon, as possible. WHITTEMORE TAKES BRIDE AT MALLARD FEB. 18 Whittemore: A beautiful Wed* ding was solemnized at. St.' Mary's Catholic church at Mai-' lartl Monday morning, Feb. 18, when Mary Jean ftuppert, daughter of Joseph Rapport, became the bride of Eiigenfe Keene, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Keene of Whiltemore. The double ring ceremony was perfortne'd bjr the Rev. Francis Illig and was followed by a nuptial high mass. The maid of honor was' Mary Esther Emrich. The bridesrhaid was Jeanelte Kim*, cousin of the bride. \ ' Joseph Schumacher and Thomas Rooney, friends of Ihe groom, were his attendants. 'All three wore Iheir army unlfortn.i'' Janice and Janotle Dooming^ cousins of Ihe bride, wore flow* or girls. Following Iho ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at St. Mary's hall, which was .decorated in pink, blue and White streamers. The table conlerpieco was a three-tier wedding cake with a minalure bride . and groom. Aboul 50 relatives of the couple attended the wedding and reception. WARTIME SHIFT CROPS IN COUNTY Win-time shifts in crop production ;ire shown in n report of the Bureau 'of Census which lists the number of farms in Kossuth county producing specified crops, the number of acres grown and the production, according to A. L. Brown, county extension director. The HM4 corn acreage was 235,- >5I with the crop being grown on ?,05I farms out of the county total of 3,169. In 1939,' 191,733 acres ivere grown on 2,998 farms. Oats were grown on 2,911 farms n 1944 compared with 2,872 in 1939. The 1944 acreage was 126,799 from which 4,349,972 bushels vere harvested while in the previous census period 161,255 acres vere grown and the harvest was 6,361,104 bushels. Soybeans were grown on 2,402 'arms in 1944 -wilh 1,205,028 'bushels being harvesled from 62,413 icres. 10 1930jthis crop was grown in 833 f aTmerT'wTiTizTSTGB'Owi'isn"" clit ion been showing improvement of late. Two of her children live in Manon City. Miss Dora Bierstedt is a patient at the hospital in Rochester where she went a week ago and it was found necessary to remove a brain tumor. She 1 is recovering as well as can be expected according to word received by her niece, Mrs. C. C. Macumber. Dick Palmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Palmer, has arrived in San Francisco from Hawaii and will receive his discharge from service; Though he has not decided definitely, it is possible ho will re-enter Coe college, whore he was a student prior to induction. Mrs. G. C. Voss and Miss Evelyn Hellund of Minneapolis are visiting at the L. E. Hovey home. Mrs. Vtiss is an aunt of Mrs. Hovey and has been here the past fortnight. Miss Helland, sister of Mrs. Hovey, came Thursday and will go from here to the west coast after a visit of several and. Ruby Murtha leave Sunday for Chicago and Milwaukee on a buying trip for the Lusby & Giossi store. They fllan td be back the following Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Benedict of Ha/elton, N. D., visited Mrs. Blanche Lage a few clays last week. Mrs. Benedict is ^a cousin of Mrs. Lage and was the former Ha/el Green, (laughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Green. From here Mr. and Mrs. Benedict went to Britt and Mason City to visit relatives. Mrs. L. J. Dickinson of Des Moines is spending this week in Algona with her sister, Mrs. A. Hutchison. Her daughter Mrs. J. L. Daughterly, brought her to Algona and was a guest of June Corey. Mr. and Mrs. Dougherty will spend next week in Algona and Mrs. Dickinson will return with them. Miss Donna Deen, who is a student at Coe college, arrived Friday morning to spend the week wilh her parents,' Mr. and Mrs. Jess Deen and to help them celebrate their silver wedding anniversary as well as to see her brother Darwin of the merchant marines who is home on a three weeks leave. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Swanson entertained about 20 guesls at George's Cafe Wednesday evening at dinner, after which the guests went to the Swanson home for a social evening. This was a farewell "Get-together" as Mr. and Mrs. Swanson left for their new home at Sioux Falls tile latter part of the week. Is being harvested from 11,042 icres. Hay acreage shifts from the 1940 ensus to 1945 show that a.n alfal- a crop of 37,482 tons were harvested from 19,341 acres. The crop was grown on 1,841 farms Jn 1944. While in 1939 a tonnage of 33,191 was harvested from 17.R73 acres on 1,.'!34 farms. Clover and timothy hay, the other major hay crop of the county, was harvested on 963 farms in 1944. An acreage of 12,481 yielded 20,290 tons. In 1939 486 farms produced 7.298 tons from 5,924 acres. Red clover seed was harfested on 4!) farms in 1944 and 25 farms in 1039. During the pasl year 367 bushels of seed were harvested from 484 acres while in the previous period 516 bushels were harvested from 398 acres. Copies of a more complete and detailed report of the census are available at his office Brown said. This report includes information on farms and farm acreage, livestock and livestock products, all of the grain and forage crops anil fruit and vegetables. A Birthday Party >' A number of relatives .gathered at the William Meyer home Thursday evening to celebrate the birthday of Mr.' William Meyer Sr. Present were.Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lauck and family, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo' Meyer", Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Meyer and family, Mr. and Mrs'. 1 .! William Meyer Jr., Mr. and Mrs.':H,erman Behnke and daughter, Marjorie, Leona Kinnitz, of here,,Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Lieb and family, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meyer and family of Lolls Creek, and Mr. and Mrs. Werner Gade and family of Wesl Bend. Aflernoon visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Milton Espe, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voifit, and August Gade of here, William feell ar*J (Kfcfenter Wllma of West Bend. ' Jolyl 500 ClUb The Jolly 500 club met With Mrs. Lester Schumacher WedneB- afternoon. • Mrs, Alyin Kurttz and Mrs. fiosa Schumacher were guests of the club. A Farewell Parly v Mr. and Mrs. Gebrge Mejfer Were pleasantly surprised by their neighbors at',,, fi farewell party. Monday night. .The Mey» ers-HaVe'retired from their fatTrt ahd have: moved to Whlttemorei 'Preseht were Mf, and Mrs. Wallace Simpson, Harvey Simpsort ,attd daughter Annette, Mr. and Mrs. . Alfred 'Meyer and son Gaytej' Erwin . Sierns. Mr. and Mrs. William Meyer Sn and son, Alvin, Mr.- < arid Mrs. Frank Spilles, -Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey Schultz, Mr. and Mrs. William Besch and. family, Mrs. Mike Thul, Mr, and Mrs. William Meyer Jr. and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Meyer and family and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyer. Mr. and Mrs, Meyer were presented with an electric table lamp. Mrs. August Elbert 'woh high prize, and Mrs. Simon Weber low. Mr! and Mrs. Herman Meyer, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith, Visited at the home of Mn-and Mrs. Herman Voigt Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heiden- witti received word from their daughter^ Mrs. Lloyd Walker of Oelweih,' that they were moving to Mankatd, Minn., in the near future, -fls, Mr. Walker was pro- motecf to a larger store of Montgomery Ward. dies' Afd held their ulSf meeting Irt tne auditorium of the Lutheran stfhbol TTi afternoon. T«e afternoon spent placing games. Mrs. Heftfy. Wichtendahl, Mrs. George Wich* tendahl, Mrs. Herbert Zumach and Mrs. C. C. BasS .Wef e «83t6Ss- es. Mr, end Mrs, Lawrence Keene and sort returned td Wbrthingt6i1, Minftj^vhefe they formerly liv fed. had an apartment in the Ttiettdore Elbert' home. Mr. ahd Mrs. Stanley fifoga bftd son moved to .Clear 1 , Lake, last Week where Mr. Brbgan is employed with the Clear Lake Reporter. Shlnn returned to her home in Mason City last week.'; Saturday after spending part of last week at the home of her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Swanson. Mr. and Mrs. ft. A. Behnke received a message stating that a 10 pound boy was born Wednesday, Feb. 20, to Rev. and Mrs. H. Rosche at Waverly. Mrs. Rosche was the former Alvera Behnke, daughter of Mr. and Mre. Behnke. Members of the Lutheran La- SHIRLEY HANSEN HOSTESS, IRVINGTN frvington: Miss'Shirley Hftri- Sen was hostess to the Ifvihgtoh I's 4-H girls club oh Monday evening, Feb. IB. The meeting was called to brdef by Dohha Chamberlain and thfe 4-H pledge was given, a Valentine verse Was used for roll call, A home fiir- •riishing talk on "Choice of Pictures" was given by Berhadihe Rochleau. Laura Jean Bail- and Helen Gade presented a demonstration on "Framing and Hanging of Pictures." Picture study was conducted by the leaders. The club presented Mrs. Albert Harms with a coffee tray as a wedding gift. Mrs. Harms, who was the . fowner Margaret Hansen, has been an active club member, as well as holding several club offices. Some time was also given overx to crocheting rugs, this toeing a new project the girls have lately started. After an exchange of valentines the hostess, assisted toy her mother, served lunch. it<*w*fifii.w ttfcfiHttrg -* ttaffiuttt 'City. Property Clip! Martin Moliftto' ' of Swea' twp,;has purchased the, James ;£..Vatix .property in Swea city. He has fentea his* f&tfti 1f> a grandson,' UoWard Presto'ri. , , The Vaux -family will retain move,lnto , theijvtteW home -afttt move,no , ejve Mrs. ^ali* Std|t|tNfcia -wHl . Mr. tfauk fn Wfilhlrrgtbn ™.j, W. d. -Taylor of near Al* . tfona was hostess td the fnemberfi ? *f hi* ."Thimble" qkitt Monday , aftferhobtii - - Solve Housing Problem The O. R. Drennans are solving their housing problem by converting space on the second floor of the John Deere building here into a three-room -apartment. Mr, Drennan, who operates the Kossuth Implement, says "it Will do for a while, anyway, and it's a place to live." Chuck Stevenson On Terminal Leave Lt. (jg) Charles Stevenson, son of Mrs. Theo Herbst, was visiting in Algona last week. He left Saturday afternoon for LuVernc, Minn., where his wife had been staying with her father, who was ill. Chuck has been on terminal leave .since Feb. 16, when he went through the separation center at Great Lakes. He had been serving on an LSM as communications officer, prior to the end of the war, and his group was in preparation for a part in an all- out assault on Japan at the time of V-J day. DANCES! Legion Ballroom Bancroft FRIDAY, MARCH 1 Deacons of Rhythm MONDAY, MARCH 4 Lynn Kerns Last Modern Dance Till After Easter. TUESDAY, MARCH 5 Malek's Accordion Closing Dance Till After Easter. ^^^^^^^ —--iiMK_a8i^B Tools- MorelThanffiave^Been On Display In Any Hardware Store for Years We have just received this extraordinary shipment of quality Pexto critical tools. The following are all on display in our store right now. Snips 80c $1.20 $2.80 $1J)0 $1.84 $3.10 Braces $1.50 $0.40 $4.60 $2.40 $3.26 $4.40 Monkey Wrench $1.80 Draw Knives 8 in. $1.92 1Q in.. $2.22 » ' Half Hatchets $1.32 Cabinet Clamps 14c Ladies Hammer $1.14 Engineers Hammer $1.82 Machinists Hammers $1.62 $1.24 $1.40 Nail Hammers 16 oz. 98c $1.46 Ripping Hammer $1.46 Wing Dividers 6 in. $1.02 8 in. $1.28 Single Bit Axe $2.24 Double Bit Axe $2.50 Cold Chisels Va in. 40c 5-8 in. 48c 3-4 in. 62c Pipe Wrenches 68c 90c $1.22 $1.76 $3.02 Angle Wrenches 68c 82c $1.04 $1.56 Expansive Bits $2.16 $1.50 'Hand Drills $1.80 i V!. Try Square $1.20 Combination ___ ^Square " $1.60 Squares 24x12 in, 88c 24x16 in. $1.24 Carpenter's Pincers 70c • ' ' • x ' >•;,., : ''Vises; -•;.-:.. 2'/a Jn. §3.50 3'/a in. $4<50 , T \ " ' . • ' Screw Awl ; 42C V Socket Butt Chisels »/4 in, 3r8 in. J /a in. $1.02, •3-4 in. $1.16 l'/4 in. $1.44 i Household Axe $1.88 Center Punch 30c Drift Punch 30c Solid Punch 36c Slip Joint Pliers 6 in: 50c 8 in. 64c 10 in. 88c 5'/2 in. 92c 7 in. $1.26 Thin Nose Pliers 6% in. 50c Bent Pliers CM; in. 66c Diagonal Pliers 5 in. $1.42 6 in. $1.48 Button Pliers 8 in. $1.40 10 in. $1.84 Side Cutting Pliers 6 in. $1.30 7 in. $1,88 8 in. $1.72 and $2.20 Chain Nose Pliers $1.56 Screw Drivers 14c 20c 24? 60c CGc 80c Screw Driver Bit* 24c Socket Firmer Chisels 1 in-$1,40 N ,^^^. ; ^^^^^ ^ ,^Hlk Mfttm OTICE NEW LOCATION block South Rifeht Motor "Company Nichols Shoe Shop Tuesday and Wednesday, February 26-27 Daily Matinee 2 p. mJ, 10c*35c; Night 10c-50c BlrtG »lng« S longi ALL SENSATIONAL! IN6RID ilngil ll'i o brand now ihrilll lilnta* tiHttVut, Int., (timtl &IM I1ICRID CROSBY-BERGMAN i. LEO MCCABEY'S The Bells HEriRV W1UIAM TRAVERS .. GARGAN Pfoductd ind Directed by Leo McCirey Screen Pl«y by Dudley Nicboli • Story by Ltd McCuey , 'W"!'». "".v/yf"ai vormrh by Uo MtCoHy wAo .. vt/ev "Go/nfl My Way" Walt Disney's "Canine Patrol" Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28-March 1-2 THE DELIGHTFUL.-'.. ROMANTIC AL. .. WONDERFUL SOUTH AMERICAN WAY! F&EDASTAI&E YOUANPA 0t&t&{ f ztfu? ' •• THIEF W' Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, March 3-4-5 BEST PICTURE OF 19-151 Algona Hardware nnv Added "BasetaU Bugs" / News I*Blunt* TERRY JM-4* f- #' *,;. t$*

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