The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 6, 1946 · Page 9
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iilYFARMIS UERECENTLY Wesley: Mr. andMrs. Fred Ftyhri of Berkeley, Calif., have purchased the half section farm • from \ the late A f A. Studer Estate for $160 per acre and will lake possession March 1, 1947. T116 Jtbman Wilhelmi family have lived on the farm the past few , years, ,lhe Lou Licktelgs farmed it. nine or ten years before that, rrioving on it when the late if. ,L. Studer and his family moved from it after farming it 14 years. • • • The Studer farm, l6o acres, just north of the half sectiori,, - was s6kT to Matt Hilbert two years' ago for $200.per acre. A. A. Studer purchased this farm from George Schneider some 50 years ago for $55 per acre. The , south farm was bought by Studer 45 years ago from-Joe Lau- gcl for $57 per acre. • It Was known as tnc BoleneUs farm. The .Studer house in town that was sold to the Tom, McMahons, wr.s inherited by Mrs. Studer from, her folks,, the Llckteigs, v/ho '.built the 'house some 50 years ago. The Studers sold two lots to the north to Fred Spang- lor, which the Joe Meurers now own and occupy. The Tom McMahons bought, four lots and a house for $2000. The late Mrs. Agatha Haverly bought a' lot and the- two lots north of that lot still belong to-the Studer estate. Raise Auxiliary Dues .The American Legion Auxiliary held its regular meeting Thursday evening with Mrs. Myrtle Lease as hostess. It ,was voted to raise' the an- nunl dues to $1.50. Plans were discussed for the annual membership party to be held Hn September. Mrs. Clara Erdnian is membership* chairman ' with Mrs. Minnie Studer and Mrs. Edna Flom on entertainment committee. Mrs. Myrtle Lease, .Mrs. Clara' Bauer and' Mrs. Mary Forburger on the refreshment committee. -•••Mrs. Minnie'Studer and Mrs. Clara Erdman were elected flele- gi.k'S to the state convention in D"s Moines August 7-8-9. Mrs. Myctle Lease and Mrs. Edna Flom were elected alternates. ' • Check Swimming Pool .A number of Lions went to Whiltemorc Thursday evening to look o"cr their swimming pool, as plans have 'been discussed for a/lwojl to:be built here.'. Swea Meeting ' Mr.;and Mrs. J. P. Studer, Mr. ami Mrs. L. L. Lease, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Flom, Dr. P. P. Pfef- •:tfi\ -John Hutchison and Larry Youn^wirlh , attended a county T •-•"*'•»» 'irneeting •"• at - Swea City fiSfABLISfiED 1865 ALODNA, IOWA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 1946 Swea City Man Has ^opy of 'WaHjiaperGazetfe'froin 1863 Second Section VOL. 81—NO. 31 Cify: One of the most interesting finds in the commuriity.wido search for relic* to be displayed in connection with the centennial celebration on August 13-14 It a c6py of the "Wallpaper Gazette." loaned by Dr. J. R. Forbes, Featured in,several novels on the Civil War, the "Wallpaper Gazette" was the daily paper published by the editors of the Viekaburg (Missisippi) News during the Union army's siege of that city if the summer of 1863. As the blockade around Vicksburg cut off all supplies from outside, tho supply of newsprint became exhausted. .. But the editors continued to publish the war., news, using whatever paper they could find. Toward the end of'the siege, they printed on the reverse side of rolls of wallpaper, which gained the sheet the sobriquet :pf "Wallpaper Ga- 2ette." The copy, owned..by Doctor Forbes, was picked up by his grandfather, then mem- her of the Union army, when his unit marched into Vicksburg on July 5, 1863. Printed with old hand-set type, the sheet, about 16x10 inches, it contains four columns of war hews, all of which was Set by the Confederate printer under date of July 3. At the bottom of the last column is' & short paragraph added by the Union conquerors, who found the type all set for printing and affixed their own postscript before, they printed the captured publication. This postscript exults over the .victory. "Mule meat will no longer be at a premium and the fricasseed rats and fried kittens hitherto enjoyed by pur local friends will no longer be in demand." •',""-'. ' : Despite the fact that the old paper was carried in the elder Mr. Forbes' pocket for many years,,it is still in fair condition, arid is entirely legible. It will be on display... at the Swea City Herald office during the' next two weeks. Give Party For Girl At Bode Who Lost Finger Tips •/• Bode: Although losing the tops of her first and middle fingers of the left hand in a lawn mower accident, little Diand Holden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Seval Holden joyfully celebrated her third birthday Sunday. Her mother gave a dinner' in honor of Diana's birthday, and guests were her older sister San- r'ra, and three brothers RonplH.. Jean, Gary and 1% year old Eldred. Otner . relatives present were Mr. and'Mrs. Ronald Jurgens and daughter Lonnie Lee, Mr. and Mrs. George Thatcher and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Bonnstetter and family, all of West Bend. Diana received many birthday gifts. La Vonne Newel Of Fenton To Wed Fentfcn: ' Mr."'and : Mrs. Charles Newel announce, the .engagement of their daughter/ La "Vonne to Richard,' spn of. Mfs. Mary McMarty, Hartley. •••,-,• LaVonne taught the past year:in Hartley^ 'and,is a graduate of .Fenton high schoprand. Iowa 'State Teachers college. The wedding will take place in the fall. - : OPENNEff BARBER SHOP AT WESLEY Wesley: Rees Martin has opened a 'barber shop in the building he purchased from Mrs. Ruth Kunz of Madison, Wis. The building was the George (Hall bank building for a number of years prior to about 1909 when the late Ed Kunz purchased the building when the bank closed. Old residents recall the dressmaking and millinery shp operated by the late Mrs. J. B. Meuhe, who was Anna Hildman then. Al O'Conner, now of Popejoy, Henry Sherman, now of Algona and U. Marco, local barber, operated barber shops in the building. The fire two years ago destroyed the two adjoining buildings to the wesl and Marco moved his barber shop to his present location. The McMahon funeral equipment which was in the west building was moved into the rooms vacated by Marco McMahon has moved his equipment into his home temporarily. Martin is fixing up Ihc rooms to the south for his living quarters for the present. The family has been living in a Ben Studer tenant house. . '-_'•'" —.• • Lt. Tasker Johnson Visiting Parents In Union 'Township Union: Tasker Johnson, a first lieutenant in the army air corps, his wife and baby daughter arrived Saturday from Okla- home City, for a visit of ten days with Tasker's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Johnson - of Union and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Schoons of Buffalo Center. Mrs. Schoons is at present at Rochester with her son Alvin, 13, v/ho was seriously wounded in a scooter accident. He is in a cast from his waist down and an operation was necessary to straighten the knee cap. Lieutenant Johnson Heaves Monday for Carlisle, Penn., for four weeks in a government military,school. From there he will be sent to Kearns,' Utah, for an assignment overseas lasting 2'/z years, perhaps some island in the Pacific. He has been stationed for five months in Oklahoma City as assistant in the public relations office. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Gardner left last Saturday for a reunion of the Ward Mundwciler family at Gales-Burg,-111. Mrs. Bernard Gisch and Larry Gisch wore sponsors at the baptismal ceremonies for the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm, Specht of Algona. He has been christened K. Thomas, They have one other child, a 'boy. Word has been received from Mrs. Ernest Godfredson, who went through the .Rochester clinic last week that she will be detained in a hospital there for four or five days. Then she will remain under treatment three weeks. Her sister Mrs. Blanche Caldwell, Grays Lake, 111., has been caring for the Godfredsen iiome and family during her absence. Mrs. Alfred Godfredsen accompanied her to Rochester and stayed -with her awhile. To buy. sell, trade, seek help, seek a job, tell your story, Upper Des Moines Classified Ads are the most.economical and quickest way to get results. Kossuth Hatcheries Had Big Delegation At Nat'l Convention When the International Baby • Chick Ass'n held its animal convention in St. Louis, last week, Kossuth county had a larger delegation of hatchery men present than any other county in the United States. There were about 2,200 registrations, with 11 from Kossuth county. Attending the convention from Kossuth were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hamilton of Bancroft, Mr. and Mrs. John Hamilton of THonka, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Ncaly of Hurt, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Welp and Mr. and Mrs. Art Welp of Bancroft, and Ray Smith of the Swea City Hatchery. Thc-i.Priscilla ;VPhbebcv I mot. at the •Olc^K-.'j FL, ,*:' Vv" f rhesday Vfternpb'l IT Mrs. Ed HildmaJlUfc Ja her daughter Mrs. fir ... ^ain cook for threshers *£*•• v ty. : Mrs. Tillie.vf.t^ entertained the Royal N^ p -Jpr members at hi • nomc Thursday evening. Mrs. Dclbcrt Benton and Mrs. Larry Youngwirth were hostesses to the Catholic Missionary so- ci<My. -.. Mr. and Mrs.; .Arthur Lowen- bnrji of Goodcil were guests at tho Lawrence Smith home Sunday, July 28. ... Guy M. Butts and Mrs. Mary Bradfield spent several days last week in Waterloo, the former on business and the latter visiting. The pictures • of service men that were in the First National bank; building ahd not yet called for are in the Exchange State bank, i V : Miss Mildred Fox and her grandmother, Mrs, L,ucy, Fox, the latter from Missouri, spent several days last week visiting in Minneapolis., .< , Rev. N. Becker and his housekeeper of Royal visited several days last week at the Tom. Becker home, They had attended a fu""ral of his cousin at St. Joe, Sharlene, young daughter of Mr. and' Mrs. Ed Downs, spent last; week at the home of her uncle and 'aunt,. 'Mr,' and Mrs. George Kelch Jr. nea'f Kanawha. Grace Kouba is substituting at Attorney E, J. Van Ness's, off ice in Algona for Delia Welter; who with her sister E^ith, stenographer at the Farm Bureau, is vacationing in the western states, Fred piekn\an has moved his office to tys home from the old First 'National bank building, He is president; secretary, treasure; and general m^nagefof the £ w !"S rf ^ £?•*'•>"*' position he .has heW for .35-'years. Mr, 9jj4 Mrs.' GUbert Hall and hery^rehtsj' Mr..*''and- Mrs. Morris Smith p;f grltt left Saturday fgr, UJinok and- Indiana, where they wuj visit relatives. Sob liickteig"is in charge oj chores §n» genera} fatrjjj outjes at the Hall home," r 1^'radSE\T6op('sS\VA^"^h^mieioy; ' n °wn above, may be'liMjiing the next time; Keep jw$ ... . ,. ..,.-.. ;••• ... - :huflg : ;,up;'Pick up nair-filled boards d ' to °- ( Cu ,t courtesy Wallaces' Farmi Lotts Greek Folks Clinical Patients At Rochester Hospital Lotts Creek: Mr. and Mrs.'Arthus Lusmann "and Darlene left Thursday afternoon for Rochester, .where Mrs. Lusmann will go through the clinic regarding her health. ' Mr. and, Mrs, Nick Gerfgler were at Rochester Friday . and Saturday, where they consulted physicians regarding Mrs. Geng- lers health., They came ,back Saturday afternoon but left again Monday for further consultation at Rochester. • '' . Hostesses at Shower boldt. The ladies are sisters. Mr.'and Mrs. Stevep.Dwyer and three children of .Waterlo , also visited at the Dwyer home recently, • ./ Mesdames Hermari .Hintz, Lydia .Wetzel, Reinhart Wetzel, Alvin , Potratz, Wilmer Wichtendahl and Herbert Potratz and Miss Esther Wetzel. attended a miscellaneous s/hqwer Thursday evening at the/TSnity Lutheran church parlors fBrnonor of Miss Arlene Bast, who -was married SundAyxeyeningv tpiBurtqn Varcoe 'of.'••ErtunetSb'urg:^':'' . : ' [,?. ^ : '.- Nurse Returns Jo Duly ' !Miss Euphemia- .Faulstick, R. -N., 'of Detroit, Mich., and Mr/ and Mrs. Henry •Sthalbock- of , Fort Dodge,were Sunday dinner guests at the' home of-Mr, and "Mrs. Hugh Faulstich. 'Miss Faulstich, who is employed at the Henry Ford hospital, has been vacationing. She left Friday for Milwaukee, Wis., where'"she. plans Jo visit her jrfather. Mrs. Wm. Faulstich, formerly of Whittempre but who ' now. rnalies her home with -her daughter" Mrs, -Charles at . day afternoon ajiii' si nunrtfer^ of dresses yvers,4uj<v»t 6| wool mj tfrW. for < ygprig girjs, [ Thff will be gewfd •bj^.iofher werk^r and sent, to .h«Mfluafters, • -Mrs . j. Brste ,i? I ofHimwe^ day. ks^ '.•wfgjf- Marroll before returning to Detroit,' 'MichT ,-..'y. ; . • .4 ' • Mr. and Mrs: Hugo»Faulstich visited. Tuesday at thif home of the -former's sister and husband Mr.' and'Mrs. Henry Sthalbock of Fort Dodge. , • Church services at' .Immanuel Lutheran will begin at 10:30 with Holy Communion celebrated at this service. •"'. • Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Sprohg and family Of West Bend, Mrs. Wm. 'Bell and family,.also West Bend, visited relatives here Sunday^ Mrs. Walter Bell, Wilma Bell and Barbara ''Sprong of West Bend were Thursday afternoon callers at the Etaier- Pijahn home. -ADS BRINGS On Terminal Leave Bode: Ensign Roger S. 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