Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 3, 1944 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 3, 1944
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peon KOSlUTH COUNT* ADVAKCfc, ALGOtfA, IOWA Baptists at Swca City Celebrate 50 Years SIX CHARTER MEMBERS ARE AT THE EVENT By Mrs. W. G. Smith. • Swca City. Aug. 2—At least 34 towns in six stales were represented in the capacity crowds of friends and members of the First Baptist church here who gathered Sunday to observe the 50th anniversary of the church's founding. The day began with the usual Sunday school. Morning worship included music by the choir, a solo, The Holy City, by Florence Alberts, and a mixed group of young people who sang "The City Beautiful." This group included descendants of two charter members of this church and of early members of the Swedish Baptist church of Swea township. Ar- zellc Peterson, soprano. Jeanne Looft. and Arlenc Peterson, altos, Daryl Peterson and Glen Bloyer, tenors, and Merlin Berg and Lowell Larson, basses, composed the group, with Esther Smith at the piano. Miss Smith was pianist for all three services of the day. Pastor Gives Sermon. The sermon was to have been given by the Rev. B. H. Ward, ! DCS Moincs, head of Baptist work in Iowa, but he was unable to' come, his wife having fallen sick ' Saturday evening just as they i were boarding the train. i In the absence of the Rev. Mr.' Ward, the morning sermon was delivered by the pastor, the Rev.; S. A. Andersen. i The floral decorations in the church included a bouquet of gold roses in a white and gold basket with a tulle bow on the ' handle, inscribed "50th Annivcrs-' ary." Other bouquets, of garden flowers, carried out a color scheme of gold and white. ! Chicken Dinner at Noon. | At the Guild hall a chicken' dinner was served at noon to 175 guests. Mrs. Fred Peterson was at the head of the entertainment committee, and sub-committees were in charge of tables. The table decorations were yellow crepe paper streamers, yellow garden flowers, and white paper napkins with the words "50th Anniversary" stamped in gold. A "social hour followed the dinner, and a center of interest was the display of objects of historical interest on view in an anteroom of the church. This collection included the church's first communion table; the '.communion cloth made by a charter member, Mrs. Louis Swarison; the old communion set ,oJ" plotters,' goblets, and ewer used by the old Swedish Baptist oHirrcli bf'Swcti township; th^;.original record books of the church, dating frbm the organization meeting of July 29, 1894, in the handwriting o£ Mrs: Olof Pearson, the first church clerk; the first secretary's, books of the Ladies' 'Guild; the old'hymnals used by the church; the World War I service flag; a collection of Guild yearbooks dating from 1916; pictures of former members; and other mementoes. History of the Church. Available to the public were 500 copies of the history of tne church a 25-page booklet bound in golden yellow, including photographs of the old church, the remodeled church, the Guild in 1907, the Guild in 1944, and the old Swea township Swedish Baptist church, as well as pictures of Rev. and Mrs. S. A. Andersen and son Gene, and of the church's missionary couple, the Rev. and Mrs. A. T. Olson, Nigeria, Africa. Historical articles in the book include the history of the First Baptist church of Swea City, and the history of the Ladies' Guild, both written by Esther Smith, and an account of the Swedish Baptist church of Swea township, adapted from a paper written by the late Mrs. Eric Erickson for the state conference of that denomination. The booklet is dedicated to the 35 young men and one young woman from the congregation who are in the armed forces. The booklet also contains a roster of the church's pastors, the list of service men and women, a sketch showing the church's missionary goal, a list of the charter members, and a list of present church officers. The Afternoon Program. The afternoon program included music by the choir, piano solo by Mrs. Chas. Faugust, Guckeen, Minn.; a quartet, The Church by the Side of the Road, sung by Florence Alberts, Sam Link, and Mr. and Mrs. Claude Faugust (Mrs. Faugusl is a granddaughter of the late Mrs. Victor Eckholm, a charter member of the old Swea church); and a vocal solo The 90th Psalm, sung by Esther Smith, with her mother, Mrs. Walter G. Smith, at the piano. The church clerk, Mrs, Ray Sperbeck, read letters from absent members and service men, but time did not permit the reading of more than a few of the letters received. These are to be mimeographed for later distribu- . don to anyone interested. Niue Liying Charier Members. A short mx'yuUion ^ervi'jc icj families of persons in the armed forces was concluded with the singing of God Bless Our Lads, by the choir. The charter members, of whom nine are living, six of them residing here, were, each given a gold rose, and they responded with brief remarks appropriate to the occasion. They wers Mr. and Mrs. Olof Pearson. Hagbert Olson. Mrs. P. J. Heikcn, and Mrs. Norman Anderson, all of Swea City, and Elon Anderson, Forest City. Mrs, Hagbert Olson's health did not permit her being present. | Mrs. C. J. Anderson. Alhambra, I Colo., and Hilda Anderson, Mil-1 ton, Mass., were other living charter members unable to attend. The latter is an aunt of moved East many years ago. Greetings From Other Churches. Greetings from other Swea City churches and from churches at Buffalo Center, Bancroft, Algona. and Huntley, Minn., were extended by pastors and lay delegates to the anniversary celebration. Thc afternoon offering was to j be sent to the church's mission-! aries, the Olsons. ! Memorial gifts to thc church' for missions and other causes, were sent by non-resident mem-; bers and friends. | Following the afternoon meet- • ing, Ray Smith took photographs . of the group and of thc charter members. Cake, coffee, and ice cream' were served at thc hall, and sup-! per was also prepared for all who ! desired it. Former Pastor Speaks. The evening service included a j number by the choir, a quartet j by La Vonne Peterson, Shirley j Treat, Ruth Sanders, and Dcloris ; Blair, and I Need Thee Every! Hour, sung by the Isenbcrg quar- j tet, of East Chain, Minn. This 1 group includes three Iscnberg j brothers and Sam Link, Swea , red Krueger, J. W. Blanchard, Fred Schultz, Edw. Ohm, C. S. Whitehouse, Jack Quinn, S. M. Gladstone, and the latler's daughter Beulah. Lunch was served, and Mrs. Krause was presented with a gift of silver. Eighi-Year-Old a Hostess— Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tim O'Brien, was eight Tuesday, and in honor of the occasion she entertained young friends at a birthday party. Guests were Ruth Ann Rcilcy, Madonna Mc- Guirc, Bernadettc Wagner, Judy Nasby, Donna Rae and Sharon Powers, Julia Ann Bourne, Dorothy Hagg, Merna Lou Latch, Joan Stcbritz, and Shirley Willey. Games were played and refreshments served. Relics Club Meets Today— A group of 20 old time friends who call themselves the Relics club will be entertained today at one o'clock luncheon by Clara Ztihltcn and Mrs. Alex McArthur at the Zahlten farm home. This club, which has been in existence many years, always has its annual meeting in August. An out of town guest will be Mrs. Sadie Schenck, Minneapolis, who is visiting at her son A, B.' Schenck's. The message in the evening was brought by the Rev. R. P. Bronlecwe. evangelist, pastor of thc local church in 1935-40. He and his wife arc living at Champlin, Minn., at present, but will start pn evangelistic campaign at Aitkin. Minn., soon. They went from here to Buffalo Center Sunday night to visit relatives. Towns listed on thc register besides Swca City were Lakola, Forest City, Armstrong, Estherville, Bancroft, Armour, S. D., Fairmont, Algona, Spirit Lake, Woden, Burt, Guckeen, Minn., Bricelyn, Minn., Alexandria, S. D., Lone Rock. Buffalo Center, Fenton. Champlin, Minn., Ruth- vcn, Cincinnalti, O., Elmorc, Granada and Trum:in, Minn., Minneapolis, Fort Dodge, Los Angeles. Huntley and St. Peter, Minn., Sheldon, Mason City, and Casper, Wyo. The paslor was a member of all committees. Principal committee chairmen were Mrs. Walter G. Smith historical; Mrs. Ray Sperbeck, publicity; Mrs. Fred Peterson, entertainment; and Mrs.'Emil Larson, program. • Shower for Bride-Elect— Jeanne Clayton, daughter of Mrs. .A. E. Clayton, will be honoree at a miscellaneous s'hower Sunday afternoon at St. Cecelia's academy, and hostesses will be Mesdames Jos. Welter, Jos. Faber. Matt Faber, John Fabcr, and John Frideres. Miss Clayton will shortly be married to Harold Roethler, west of Algona. Picnic at State Park— A family picnic took place at the Ambrose A. Call state park Sunday, and in attendance were the Clarence Priebes, Algona; the Fred Habegers, Burt; Mr. and Mrs. Duane Wilcox and E. M. Fcrdcn, Fort Dodge; Bert and Harold Mantx and the W. W. Stones. West Bend; and the P. E. Stones, Algona. Shower Planned for Tomorrow— A post-nuptial showcr will be given Friday at thc Rufus Lindhorst home in honor of Mrs. Francis Platl the former Maxinc Lindhorst. Hostesses will be Mfsdamcs Rufus and William Lindhorst and Mrs. Elmer Ewoldt. This will be a miscellaneous shower. FOUR ROOM MOVABLE tenant house four, miles West of Titonka for sale. — Mrs. Tena Hulme, Woden, or inquire at Titonka Savings Bank, Titonka. 18u46-47 A FEW LATE BERKSHIRE and Hereford spring boars, some real Berkshire fall boars, Shorthorn, Angus and Ayrshire bulls. —Price reasonable.Ben B. Studer, Wesley. ', 22(2)24tf 4% HOME and BUSINESS property loans to purchase repairer refinance present 'loan!. Pay any amount any time. Long convenient terms.—Algona/JJederal Savings and Loan Assn. . u46tf PUREBRED HEREFORD Bulls. Good quality. ( pne registered cow, bred to calf in 'March. Five miles W. of Algona; ; .2<mi^N. and 5 miles E. of West'fiend.—Lyle Runchey, West Bend; s 34p47-48 WANTED—MARRIED MAN for farm dairy work. Separate house, electricity.—Loren Brown, Algona. 13U47 FOR SALE —OWNER ORDERS quick sale of an improved quarter section close to Burt, Iowa; $23,200 buys the farm and the 1944 lease; $8,000 will handle the deal.—I. E. Wortman, Lakota. 30u46-4? FOR SALE—200 ACRES NEAR Algona modern house, other buildings fair; good soil, little permanent pasture. Price, $135 per acre. Good buy for someone. — See C. W. Nicoulin, Algona, Iowa. . 30u48 LADIES DIAMOND RING found July 28 north of courthouse cellarway. Owner can have by proving ownership, paying costs. This notice published to conform with section 12206 Iowa code.— Lloyd Haubach, Algona. 25p47-49 GOOD PIOS REQUIRE WAL> nut Grbvie'in their ration. Poor pigs require more. Our service is free. Give it a trial arid be convinced. — U. S. Fain, Humboldt, la. Phone 297-M. 25(2)5ltf FOR SALE—1 36x58 Case steel separator; 1 40x70 Flour City tractor; 5-horse Hercules gas engine; 1 2-row John Deere rotary hoe 1 yr. old; 1 2-bottom 16-in. International plow high speed bottoms, 2 yrs. old; r Dain hay stacker.—Carl H. Paetz. 36p47 STEADY' EMPLOYMENT for a man operating an established business of your own in Algona and surrounding territory is now available. Guaranteed salary and commission. Expenses paid. Right man will exceed $50 a week income, No investment required, For further information write or call Jewel Tea ; Company, Waterloo, Iowa. 47u45-50 Tea for Soldiers' Wives— The Women's Volunteer Committee of the prisoner of war camp will sponsor an informal ten for thc wives of enlisted men next Tuesday afternoon, 3 to' 4. Some members of the local U. S. O. will assist, and the tea will be held at the U. S. O. rooms in town.' WANTS PLOWING WANTED — LLOYD j Martin, phone 25F32. 5u47 i Farewell for Bride-Elect— At the one o'clock luncheon at Selzcr's yesterday afternoon giy-1 en by Mrs. J. C. Mawdsley In: honor of her niece, Dorothy! Mawdsley, only daughter of E. R.' Mawdsley, Irvington farmer,' guests besides the honoree were! Mesdames Fred Geigcl, Paul i Drernmel, Anna Lcason, Erma Mawdsley-Crouch and Gerald Voight, Fenton, Richard Thompson, Burt, H. A. Lewis, and Bob Leason, Algona, also Ella Lewis, Mabel Leason, Deloris Mawdsley, and Mary Lou Mawdsley. , The event was a farewell for the honoree, who is leaving for Los Angeles to be married in | September to Eugene Abbott, who is engaged in special war work there. Miss Mawdsley and Mr. Abbott met while both were ; at Atlanta, Ga. j Miss Mawdsley is an Algona high school graduate, and she later studied two years at Iowa State college, Ames. She also I studied at the A. I. B., DCS Moines. FOR SALE—ELGIN 50-FT. wind mill, $50.—Jewell M. Patterson. 9u44tf FOR SALE—DAVENPORT and chair.—Mrs. W. E. Hawcott, phone 728-W. 8u47 ; FOR SALE"^- STEEL COT AND ! mattress. — Anton Didriksen, phone 73-W. g47 FOR SALE—HOLSTEIN BfJLL.! —Melvin Rieken, Burt, phone Algona 2GF14. 10p47 | FOR SALE—SADDLE HORSE B! yrs. old.—Harold Colwell 3 mi. | N., 1';. W. Algona. 15p47 i FOR SALE—4 EXTRA GOOD sows to farrow next week.—H. i R. Clayton, Algona. 12u47 WANTED — A GIRL'S Bicycle in fair condition. Ph. 5570.— Joe Ford, Bancroft. 12p47 WANTED—FARM HAND, good housc^ electricity. — Inquire at the Advance office. Ilu47 GIRL WANTED FOR GENERAL housework. Good wages.— Write care Advance (A). 10u47 Townsend Sewing Group Meels— | The Townsend club's sowing group met with Mrs. John Flora , Monday, and the afternoon was ' spent at mending garments. j Announcement was rnucle that the Algona and Whittemore clubs are giving a dance at. a Wiiitle- more hall this evening, August 3. The publicity committee an- j nouneed Townsend broadcasts | over KICD, Spencer, the first | Sunday evening, and the second Monday morning. The third was to be given Tuesday, 6:30 p. m., the next yesterday at 2:45 p. m., and another this evening at 8. There will also be a Friday -an' nouncem-int. i A light lunch was served to the sewing group by the hostess, her daughter, and Jean Holdrcn. Party for Lone Rock Guests— Mrs. E. M. Jensen and her daughters Marian, Dorothy, and Helen entertained last week Wednesday at their home at Lone Rock, honoring Mrs. Marie Kruuse and her daughter, Mrs. F. W. Clayton, formerly of Lone Rock. Guests were the Mes- j dames N. L. Cotton, Lem Mar| low, Clarence Householder, K. Hawks, tved Flaig, Win. Fitjhcr, Cl:y_. M'.-:'';• A _'"-- t'r-j.1- "i i'. '*!!> FOR SALE—1940 TABLE Model Zenith radio, in good condition. —Cletus A. Reding, Whittemore. 12u47 WALNUT GROVE IN THE RA- lion will produce better hogs.— H. S. Fain, Humboldt, phone 297-M. 12(2)51tf WANTED — ALL KINDS OF hauling. Mail a card or call at house on East Elm. — Kenneth Foster. 17(2)13tf WANTED—MARRIED MAN ON farm on or before Sept. 1.— Bob Plunkelt, phone 14F121, Algona. • 15p47 WHOEVER PICKED UP THE Ford radiator drill northwest of Algona Monday morning please return to Dau Garage. 18u47 DANCE—Whittemore, Thursday evening, August 3. Men, 35c; ladies, 25c. Tietz Orchestra.-— Whittemore and Algona Townsend Club. I5p47 I HAVE PURCHASER a Hammer Mill and will start grinding around August 15.—Write or see Verne Bait, [i E, College St., OUR ANNUAL OF VALUES A N N E X FIRST TWO WEEKS IN AUGUST August is always "round-up" month at the ANNEX. The first two weeks are Leona's vacation (she is going to see Max get his "wings") and Hemp will be the "big boss". We have to keep Hemp busy by giving her "extra special" values and at the same time, we have to give Leona something to "shoot at" when she comes back. It all adds up to BIG BARGAINS AT THE ANNEX ALL DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST. ROUND UP BARGAINS The best slack'suit in America for thc money—fine trotter cloth, expertly tailored—dark colors. All sizes for only $6.95 Separate slacks in cotton*,; trotter cloth, gaberdines and other reliable fabrics. Well made, perfect fitting. $3'.5Q, $3.99. Children's tan rain coats— -just like big sister's—new swagger type—tan only—8 to 14. Only ! ^ A big lift 6f chiWreir's sun suits, play clothes ancj brown lots of our-door summer apparel—hard to get but specially priced for this sale. T-shirts—striped and very attractive. '„. , £' ' All sizes .T&e*y: Child's size 7 , and 8 wool .suits, .pastel . • .•-, Heavy rayon satin (came In too late: for lust Christmas at Main store) flesh, very nice. $5.50 value for only $2.98. Four summer skirts, pastels, $3.45 values Five print pajamas, dark patterns, well made washable materials, sizes 36 and 38. £ • *VA $3.35 values for ...:.... 91 if 9 Lot of odds and ends in purses GREATLY REDUCED. No scam rayon hose ceiled at 53c. Sale price ME.*. only .;.?; IOC Five children's Spring coats— plaids and mixtures; jsizes 8 to 12 and 14. Good , , ; < fitting:, only ....,. Ladies print pinafore dresses, well made, good patterns. Just received—special values. Only $1.79. • Children's white blouses—peasant style, sizes lO^tb 16. A scarce item. Close out at only ^......... \nd Many Other Small Lots md Scattered Sizes All Reduced for This Great August Round Up.. DRESSES We have taken all summer dresses from the Main store to thc ANNEX and we are going to sell every one of them—if price will do it. These are not old, soiled, last year's dresses but new and snappy Personality. Gopher, Famous, and all our other advertised lines. Every dress MUST FIT INTO ONE OF THESE PRICE GROUPS. The big "Round-Up" begins Wednesday, August 2nd (you may buy them August 1st) and it's a chance of-o lifetime to buy a dress to finish out the season at BARGAIN PRICES. Big lot of cottons (print* apd sheers)- in Happy ;-£$^ and* well ^made,'iiie*^^^ •$2.i9'.aiui^2.l5/'-':-"'! /; ;' ; : ;•'•••'••"-X' — ; Our usual rack of the BIGGEST PRESS VALUES IN ALGONA OR ANY OTHERlPLACE—Many small sizes but an assortment of sizes from 12 to 44—cottons, spuns, rayons, and positively the greatest values on record .1.. .$3.99 Another interesting group is a |qt at $5.99—with values to $9.75 and embracing all types and summer washables—also some Bembcrgs—all sizes priced at $3.99. We have taken many of our reduced $13.75 (former $17.95 dresses) and put them on the $9.95 rack. This is AN EXTRA SPECIAL and you should find what you want at this low price. We have taken about 25 summer dresses ($17.95 and $19.95 values) from the J Maih store to the ANNEX for this big Round-up and they all go for only $13.75. This is the last reduction of the season and cleans our stock at the. CHRISCHIL- LES STORE. There ain't any more. EXTRA SPECIAL COATS—We have about 20 high grade QUALITY COATS in this sale and are including about ten of the famous Hirsh coats in this great lot. Other pastels in fine all wool materials and these include many famous Swansdown and Jaunty Juniors in gold, blue, green and tan. Size 11 to 42. Remember the famous Hirsh tweed coats (sold at $24.50) go in at this sale price. About ten fine wool suits in this sale- sizes 9 to 16 and pastel colors only- well tailored and perfect fitting and strictly quality garments. $9.05 and $16.95. We have a few broken lots of children's washable print dresses — some pinafores in sizes 3 to 6—other sizes to 12 and 14—these are real bargains at reduced prices. THURSDAY. FOR SALE—1935 CHEVROLET truck, L, W. B., O. L. springs, good tires, new paint, At shape. —C. F. Roalson, Swea City. 10p47 WANTED—CLEAN '40 OR '41 automobile, cash deal.—Fioc- enco Payne, Rt. No. 2, Algona, care Henry C. Nelson, 29F2. - . 18p47 15 FINK USI-T) rccoivcc|__ S( units. All m;ik os ,;,choose from. S ' m away as those kin i !, :.. -^ Mild sollfj cars nnd'lrucks!' any or model, y FIRST 1945 SHOVW OF FAMOUS AM We take pleasure in announcing thefi new 1945 fur coats, styled by £M and sold under our usual iron-clad gu; antee. When you buy a fur coat at T CHRISCHILLES STORE, you get most for your money—you get the ba ing of a 75-year-old store that has , ways stood back of its merchant!! Think that over. This year's fur coats feature, as of laH the reliable, beautiful muskrat, beav ette Australian seal, skunk, racoon others. Values are outstanding QUALITY always comes first, Ml should, in buying a fur garment. • l can be sure when you buy here, truthfully sold is our slogan. Buy a I coat ONLY from your local merch whose word is GOOD. See our beautiful fur show-windows all wlio sco (jioiii to be the most el'i't'flive « shown in Algoua. They are on display Uii" :aml uoxt. Our Aunis representative will l»« at store one dajy Tuesday August 15th. ck Ul. nscnilie

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