The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 26, 1933 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 26, 1933
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, October 26,1933 SWEA, BANCROFT, RIVERDALE CLUBS HOLD MEETINGS, STUDY PROJECTS Pall Bailies Planned by Several; H. D. A. (Jives Talks Mrs. J. E. Harner was hostess for the Swea-Harrison project women on Tuesday, October 17. This was an all «Jay meeting. Lesson one, House Cleaning Up to Date, was presented by the H. D. A. Mrs. F. E. Treat of Armstrong was elected township chairman for Swea township and Miss Eunice Jensen, Swea City, publicity chairman. Harrison township will meet later to complete their organization. The second lesson will be studied at the home of the new chairman, Mrs. Floyd Treat on Tuesday, November 7, at an all day meeting. Among those attending the meeting October 17 at the home of Mrs. Harner were: Mrs. Merton Roalson, Eunice Jensen, Mrs. J. H. Larson, Mrs. E. 8. Bergeson, Mrs. F. E. Treat, Mrs. John Jongberg, Mrs, Dettmar Thompson, Mrs C. F. McGregor, Mrs. H. W. Linde, Mrs. P. C. Isaacson, Mrs. George Harner, Mrs. Geo. Doocy and the hostess, Mrs. J. E. Harner, all of Swea township and Mrs. T. F. Johnson', Mrs. Olaf Pearson, Mrs. Harold Roba and Mrs. J. H. Warner of Harrison township. Community meetings were discussed and definite plans made. The first community meeting program for Swea township was set Tuesday, Nov. 21, at the community Hall. This will be In the form of a fall rally. » » « Bancroft Holds First School Due to the busy corn husking season a small number attended the first training school for the Bancroft community. An all day meeting was held in the Home Econmics room of the school house for organization and a study of the first lesson, which Is a House Cleaning lesson. Plans for handling a county drama festival were discussed and tentatively made. The second lesson will be given on Thursday, November 23. Those present were: Mrs. Ray Miller, Mrs. W. S. Taylor, Esther Schlltz, Careta Taylor, Mrs. Thos. Murphy, Miss Adolphus and the H. D. A. • • • Mrs. Chester Schoby Entertains Riverdate Mrs. Chester Schoby was hostess for the Rlverdale township project group on Friday, October 20. At this time the first lesson on House cleaning was studied. Community meetings and suggestive programs were studied. River- dale township will have a community program in November, probably the 17th. Mrs. John Frieders will be the hostess for the group for the second lesson when Sanitation and Home Safety will be studied. Those present Friday were: Mrs. Ray Fitch, Mrs. John Frieder, Mrs. Everett Gangwer, Mrs. Jack Devine, Mrs. J. B. McNelll, Mrs. Chester Schoby, Kathryn Schoby and the H. D. A. * * * Fonr-H LnVerne Workers Meet Benona, Ruth and Eileen. Neal were hostesses for the LuVerne 4-H girls at their regular monthly meeting on Friday evening, October 20. Cora Mae Masterson presided over the business meeting In the absence of the president, Elsie Hunt, who is 111. Four-H girls present were: Bertha, Ethel and Valma Bowman, Vergie Ujardtcopf, Marvel Davidson, Betty, Roberta, Margaret and Cora Mae Masterson, Benona, Ruth and Eileen Neal. Others present were: Mr. and Mrs. R. Davidson, Mr. and Mrs. A. Hardcopf, Mrs. W. E. Bowman, Mr. and Mrs. R. Masterson, Gordon Davidson, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Neal, Paul Leaverton and the H. D. A. Mrs, Neal, assisted by her daughters, served a delicious lunch at the close of the program. Standardized Car Prices Being Made P. J. Kohlhaas and Fred Kent went to Fort Dodge Monday, October 16, to attend the NBA meeting of car dealers held for the purpose of making a preliminary survey prior to establishing standard prices on new and used cars. Representatives from seven counties attended the meeting preparatory to organizing the group Into a district with Fort Dodge as the center. The group will also establish standard repair prices. The standardized prices will become effective following another meeting to be held In the near future. After the district prices are agreed upon they will 'be sent to the National Automobile Dealers' Association which will equalize them after comparing the prices from all over the country, and the prices will be put Into effect November 3. From the stabilized price the dealer will deduct the cost of any repairing or overhauling which he finds necessary to bring the car into condition to sell for the amount he allows for it In trade. The preliminary prices for used cars will be established by taking an average on cars of the same model sold in the district during a certain period of time. &&%%X&KXtta^^ Last Call I am taking care of my regular customers up to Nov. 6th. We have $19,000.00 worth of shoes and clothing on hand right now and a few more goods to be delivered on old contracts. I have the goods and you have the money. Let us trade. Goods are going higher and money is getting cheaper, so at old prices it looks like a good swap for you. About Nov. 5th I will begin to buy more goods and of course will have to get a profit on them. The wholesale price on new buying will be higher than my retail price is at present. I am setting Nov. 6th for a change In prices and giving you fair warning so there will be no kicking. Buy now or forever hold your peace. This deal is for my regular customers, they ere the ones I am under obligations to. They have taken care of mo for many years, now I am trying to take care of them, Jimmie Neville THE SHOK HAN ALGONA, IOWA. ^ If \You kept a Telephone^Diary Jrlare you over you woBiBftltob t «f tiu> MW ttowbt «f tiu> o«0y ihrongb If you tad * leeoni of yaw f unOy'i phone «tU* for • month you would have « WMwre of bow much telephone •erricp gives f o? die Ibdo it swallowed a large chicken bone last week, and It lodged in her throat. Dr. Andrews removed the obstruction and Mrs. Metcalf Is nursing a mighty sore throat, but Is thankful that the bone Is out. Publisher Waller and I visited at the carl Hutchins farm last Thursday afternoon. Carl sold a lot of his hogs to the government to help reduce the surplus, cooperation, we call it. On Thursday evening the publisher and I drove drove out to the Alfred Schenck farm in Union township. Alfred, finds ' electric motors a great aid to farming and has Installed many of them around the buildings. A. E. Clayton, an earlier farm editor In Kossuth county left his work Cor a few minutes one day last week KOSSUTH FARMS AND FOLKS By Will Harris, Farm Editor While we were speaking of Russia last week, Thomas Metcalf expressed the view that when a nafflon discards all religion, it is doomed. Mr. Metcalf farms in Cresco town*ip and likes farming, but like all the rest of us, he wants farm prices increased to at least the cost of production. Farm strike picketing is useless and Will Harris dangerous, he believes. Mrs. Metcalf to tell me about the "good old days" when the Algona band was hired to play peppy music at various farm sales. He believes those days will return eventually. Mr. Clayton prefers farming to any other occupation and has a good time on his quarter in south Cresco. —o— Jim Black took a nice batch of honey away from a swarm of bees last week across the road from his farm In Irvington township. Jim smoked the bees and got along quite well with the advice of his neighbor, J. A. Warren. No one was stung, but I didn't like r it when they buzzed too close to my ears. Mrs. John Weydert of Cresco township recently left the hospital after an operation and is rccoveringly nicely at her home. Mrs. Weydert doesn't like the hospital atmosphere and who can blame her! She feels much better at home. Corn picking is in full swing. The wives have donned overalls, deserted their kitchens and are out in the fields banging away with all the gusto of their husbands. It's a great season for the farmer. Corn is good—ranging from 40 to 65 bushels to the acre. The weather on the whole, has been quite suitable for the task. Husk away, folks! We tried to persuade Will Cosgrove, supervisor-elect, to pose for a picture for our Who's Who feature, but Will won't have it that way. We'll get you there yet, Will! DISTRICT C. D. OF A. HELD MEETING AT WESLEY; BUSINESS, LUNCH, BRIDGE Mrs. Studer's Sister, Victim of Accident, Passes From G-angrene Poison Wesley: Thirty-eight guests were present at the Grand and Past Grand Regents parley of the C. D. of A. lodges In this district at a one o'clock luncheon at Wesley Wednesday. Three long tables were .prettily decorated in keeping with the Hallowe'en season, and wth the lights similarly decorated, made the room very festive looking. Ten Grand and Past Grand Regents were present for the business meeting held at 11 o'clock presided over by Miss Susie Pfiffner, recently elected District Grand Regent. Among guests was Mrs. Wasley of Mason City, State Monitor. Members of lodges from Mason City, Britt, Garner and Wesley were present. Bridge end five hundred were played during the afternoon hours with prizes being won by Mrs. Woodcock, Mrs. Wasley and Mrs. Quinn, all of Mason City, Mrs. Mackln of Britt, Miss Leona Seimer, Mrs. Kate Kennedy and Mrs. Henry Kunz of Wesley. The next parley Is scheduled to meet at Mason City early in the spring. Accident Proves Fatal Mrs. Joe Scanlan, sister of Mrs. J. L. Studer, passed away at a hospital in Boone Friday afternoon at 4:45 following critical illness during the week. As reported in last week's issue of the paper, Mrs. Scanlan had met with an accident Sunday night in which she suffered the loss of a leg. Gangerene set in the latter part of the week and her Injuries proved fatal to her Friday. There are two children, Irnee Rose, 7, and Patrick, 5, who are left motherless and fatherless through the seemingly untimely death of their parents, Other members of the family who remain to grieve the death of Mrs. Scanlan are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Luken, of Coleman, South Dakota, three sisters, Mrs. J. L. Studer of Wesley, Mrs. Irene Flannigan of Dell Rapids, South Dakota, Mrs. Delia Thistlewood of Aberdeen, South Dakota, and two brothers, Milton Luken of Bismark, North Dakota, and Harold Luken of Coleman, South Dakota. Friends here of Mrs. sarah Grannis have received word from her daughter, Mrs. Frank Fischer of Charles City telling of the death of Mrs. Grannis the latter part of September. Mrs. Grannis lived In Wesley with her daughter, then Mrs. Theodore Doerfler and together with her daughter's family moved to Charles City about eighteen years ago. Supt. and Mrs. K. R. Rowley and family were guests at the Henry Rels home at GiUett Grove Sunday. Mr and Mrs. Carl Franzen, Helen and Enar, were guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wlllam Sturdivant. Regular meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary will be held Thursday night in the Auxiliary rooms, with. Mrs. Maren Flom, hostess. Emil Wester and son, Alan, spent Tuesday and Wednesday of this week in Cedar Rapids in attendance at the state buttermakers 1 convention. Mrs. Jeff Thomson of Northwoofl returned to her home the fore part of this week following ten days' visit with her sister, Mrs. W. W- Sturdivant. Miss Margaret Looft returned Monday morning from a week end visit Bartletts of Burt Honored on Ninth Anniversary Date Burt: Sunday was the ninth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Bartlett and a surprise was given them in honor of the event. The rooms and table wern beautifully decorated in autumn colors and cupids and darts. Miss Emma Fritz, a niece of Mrs. Bartlett, brought a beautifully decorated wedding cake. There were thirty-six relatives and friends present. Mr. and Mrs R. W. Ladendorf and Harley Barllett of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Ladendorf of Burf were there. A good time was enjoyed by all. in Chicago with her sister, Miss Grace Looft, who is employed at the LaSalle Business college. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Price and two children of Mason City were Sunday guests at the home of Mrs. Nettie Price and Ernest Hutchinson. The Clayton Johnson family of Irvington were the guests at the "Hutchinson home Sunday also. Miss Valeria Mayer of Mason City spent the week end here as a guest at the home of Mayor and Mrs. John Hutchison. Miss Mayer taught here five years ago and for the past several years has taught in the grades in the Mason City schools. Mrs. Robert Welter and Mrs. Ella Dolan entertained members of the M. E. Aid at the Welter home Tuesday afternoon of this week. The Priscilla Phoebe society of the Congregational church were entertained Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Albert Monson. J. T. Meurer, president of the Iowa association of harness dealers, attended a meeting of harness dealers at Sheldon Monday. Mrs. Meurer and two children accompanied him to Spencer and from there went on to Storm Lake to spend the day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Kleinpeter. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Braley were among guests entertained at the Country CJub at Algona last Wednesday afternoon and evening when the Algona druggists were hosts to druggists and their wives of this district. About 140 persons were present. Mrs. Braley won second prize hi playing contract bridge. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Grattidge and two daughters drove to Clarion to be among twelve relatives at the celebra- ton of Mrs. Grattidge's mother's 63rd birthday anniversary. A bountiful dinner was enjoyed at noon and the guests left a large basket of flowers In remembrance of Mrs. Segner's birthday. Mrs. Agnes McClosky spent last week vsiting Studer relatives here following visit with her sister, Miss Lillian Studer at the Mercy hospital in Mason City. Mrs. McClosky is returning via St. Paul to visit her sister, Mona before her return to Corvallis, Oregon, where her husband is an instructor in the college there. Erling Flom, student at the Iowa State College at Ames, and Miss Leila Wester, private secretary to Mr. Kildee, dean of agriculture, at the college, spent from Saturday afternoon until Sunday evening visiting home folks In Wesley. Next week end, the college plans their home coming and several from this community plan to attend the festivities. Mrs. Dan Kimes who has spent the past month visiting- her brother, Tom Nelson at clear Lake and her parents, the Alfred Nelsons here, returned to her home at Fontanelle Friday. She was accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Nelson, and brother, Alfred and sister, Helen. They returned Sunday having also visited at the Andy Chambers home at Stuart. Mr. and Mrs. Chambers are parents of Mrs. Tom Nelson. Visitors at the home of Mrs. Bertha S. Looft Sunday Included Grandma John Looft and Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Pingle of Ledyard, Henry Schutter and son, Arthur of Buffalo Center, Mr. and Mrs. Aggo Janssen and Mr. and Mrs. John Swalve of Tltonka. Grandma Schutter, who makes her home with her daughter, Mrs. Looft, suffered a stroke about three months ago which has left her in a very feeble condition, and her gain in good health has not returned as has been so much hoped for by her scores of friends. Mrs. S. H. Aten was 111 with the flu last week. A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dremmel Saturday. Lewis and Raymond Bartlett purchased a two row corn picker last week. Miss Mildred Crank of Rlngsted Is working at the Lewis Bartlett home. F. O. Stow is assisting at the Will Kuhn home with corn picking this week. E. H. Pannkuk is carrying mall on route one while G. C. Glddings Is at Chicago. Miss Lois Graham assisted her aunt, Mrs. F. O. Stow last week with house cleaning. Florin Bartlett who is working near Tltonka, spent Sunday at the Ed Bartlett home. M. J. Ryerson did some repair work on his farm buildings south of Titonka Monday. Robert Moore has been at Cedar Rapids at the D. L. Moore home the past two weeks. Mrs. Mantor of Cedar Falls has been visiting at the home of Misses Whitney and Warner. The Fathers and Sons banquet will be held Friday night at the Presbyterian church. Mr. and Mrs. Ray McWhorter are spending the week at the World's Fair in Chicago. Mrs. S. W. Thompson of Lexington, Kentucky, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Lewis McWhorter. The Rebekah lodge will have a Hal- lowe'en party next Tuesday night at the I. O. O. F. hall. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. McDonald and Mrs. Harry McMurray called at the C. S. Coffin home Sunday. Bruce and Phyllis Clifton of Armstrong called on friends here Sunday afternoon and evening. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Vinaas were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Graham Sunday evening. Miss Neal Nealson of Spencer spent the week end here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Armstrong. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Stow and Mrs. Anna Stow spent Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Laura Paine in Algona. L. T. Whitehill has been visiting his parents, Mr, and Mrs. H. A. Whitehill. He was enroute to California. The Ladies' Aid will meet at the home of Mrs. George Allen November 1, with Mrs. A. C. Bernhard assisting. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Olson and daughters, Lyla and Leta, spent Sunday at the Will Leeper home in Lone Rock. The Sunday School of the Presbyterian church will have a meeting of the workers Thursday night of this week. The new water main which is being put in between the M. J. Ryerson and W. T. Kennedy corners is about completed. F. L. Frntt and daughter and Rachel Clnpsaddle drove to Iowa City Sunday to attend the homecoming last Friday. Rev. and Mrs. C. B. Mitchell drove to Prairie Center Sunday afternoon, where they spent the afternoon with friends. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Fox and children were dinner guests Sunday at the home of Mrs. Fox's parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. N. Graham. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith, Jr., of Vermillion, South Dakota, spent the week end here with his uncles, K. J. and C. C. Smith. An elRht pound bnby boy was born Saturday to Mrs. Harold Nelson at the home ofher parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Dettman. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Isenberger anil children of Decorah were guests of Ray's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Isenberger, recently. Mrs. A. H. Meinzer, Mrs. H. A. Thompson and Misses Esther and Ruth Hodgson drove to Algona last Friday to hear Dr Stelner. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Spelckcr of Fairmont spent the week end at th° Harvey Graham, Fred Jennings and M. E. Larsen homes. The Mite society met at the home of Mrs. Will Rlngsdorf Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. L. D. Hodgson and Mrs. Will Kennedy assisting. Miss Ruth Hodgson and her class of girls entertained the young people of the church at Hallowe'en party at the church Wednesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis McWhorter and daughter, Jane Carolyn and Mrs. 3. W. Thompson were dinner guests Sunday at the L. D. Hodgson home. The Woman's Home Missionary society met with Mrs. Vogei and Mrs, Carroll Saturday. Mrs. C. E. Hammer was elected to Sake charge of the Queen Esther girls in place of Mrs. J. E. Clifton. Threshers and Corn Shelters LIENS For Sale. Meets the requirements of the new law. Call or Phone The Algona Upper Des Moines Good Clean, Full Burning COAL You Need It We Have It • : «: I TITONKA NEWS § Mr. and Mrs. M. 8. Craven left on Saturday night for Seneca, South Dakota. Lawrence Hughbanks of West Union was a visitor at the Ken Fisher home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Howard French attended the home talent play at Algona on Tuesday night Al Meyers was on the sick list the past week and so had to postpone his return trip to California. Chester Thomas, local Justice of the peace, returned from a business trip to St. Paul Wednesday evening. A delicious chicken supper was served Saturday evening at the Methodist church. A large crowd attended. Funeral services were held Thursday for Harm LAraberg, an old settler. He died Monday following an attack of apoplexy. Miss Alvlna oanlelfion va» at Arm- strong Wednesday where she attended a shower on her sister, who was married recently. Mrs. Carl Galilee was a delegate from Titonka to the P. T. A. county meeting held at Algona Friday. A play, "My Son John" was presented by the Titonka unit. Lois Heifner and Ardlth, Nauman spent the day with Dorothy Clemens at Lakota Friday. Dorothy returned with them and visited Saturday with old friends at Titonka. Magdalene Sartor, teacher at Magnolia, Iowa, Ouldo Sartor medical student at Iowa City, and Mrs. Quldo Sartor of Buffalo Center spent the week end visiting with home folks and their sister, Mercedes Sartor of Chicago, who is spending her vacation with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Pierre Sartor. The Rev. Gartners have moved into the Al Meyers house, vacated by the Clarence coopers, who have moved in with Charles coopers. Rev. Gartner has resigned his charge at Rowan and is filling an enlistment as chaplain for the reforestation camp at International Falls, Minn. Rev. Gartner has had an apiary at Titonka for several years. EH** Anderson Grain & Coal Co. Phone 308 If You Follow the Team To Minneapolis for the Iowa - Minnesota Game Saturday, October 28 You'll Want, The Best of Hotel Accommodations at Low Cost PRATES REDUCED $1 and up Coffee Shop Here you can enjoy the cool comfort of this well ventilated food shop, as you satlsiy your palate with the finest of cooked foods. 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