Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 26, 1944 · Page 3
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PAGE SIX ALGONA DIST, METHODISTS CONFER HERE Pastors and W.S.C.S. Discuss Problems of Churches. KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCED ALGONA, THURSDAY, LuVerne Grocer Retires T JERE ARE MR. AND MRS. I. H. Benedict, Lu Verne, a handsome J 1 couple- still after some 50 years of married life, and the immediate occasion for the picture and this mention is that Mr. Benedict has sold his drygoods and grocery building and stock to Verne Toohey, and is now out of business for the first time in many, many years. Born on a farm east of Lu Verne in 1872, Mr. Benedict started his business life here with his father, the late Henry Benedict.-In one 10-year period he farmed, but the rest of his 50 active years has been spent at storekeeping. Once for a short time'he had a grocery store at Lone Rock. His wife is the former Etta Patterson, Lu Verne girl, and now the couple will lake time off for visits at their son,, Ira's at Milwaukee and daughter Mrs. Emil Meyer's, Muscaiine. Maybe Mr. Benedict's friends will hear some tall fish tales later. The Algona district Methodist W. S. C. S. had the fourth annual meeting here yesterday. The morning session was given over to election of officers and the treasurer's report, after 'which Mrs. Wm. Sidles, Mrs. George Robb, Mrs. M. P. Arrasmith, and Mrs. Lillian McGowen gave talks. Officers Are Named. Luncheon was served in the church dining room at 12, and sessions were resumed at 1:30. Mrs. Leon Roy Peel, Minneapolis, gave an address on Training for Service. At the conclusion of Mrs. Peel's address, Dist. Supt. Dr. F. E. Burgess installed the newly elected district officers: President, Mrs. L. H. Preul, Clarion; vice president, Mrs. L. McGowan, Renwick; recording secretary, Mrs. Ray Stone, Lu Verne; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Nelson Grote, Armstrong; treasurer. Mrs. Willis Miller, Clear Lake; secretary missionary education, Mrs. Ralph Sanders, Clarion; secretary Christian so- ckil relations, Mrs. Ralph Taylor, Cloar Lake. Department secretaries are: WesJeyan Service Guild, Mrs. P. W. Neal, Renwick; student council, Mrs. R. R. Housewith, Corwith; Youth Work, Mrs. C. H. Tompkins, Garner; Children's Work, Mrs. Mayberry, Buffalo Center; Spiritual Life, Mrs. H. E. Harvey, Klcmme; Literature and f orc ], were married last week I The Rev. Alfred Mardorf is pas- Pubhcations, Mrs.Wm. Sidles, Es-1 Wednesday at the Sacred Heart tor of the church. thcrville; Supplies, Mrs. N. O. I Catholic 'church, Spencer, the ' . Martinson, Lake Mills; Status of ~ ~~' ~ Women, Mrs. W. H. Morling, Em- mctsburg. Whiltemore Girl Marries— after the war. Loretta Kisch, Spencer, claugh- 1 For years the Aid served a ter of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Kisch, public supper annually, usually a harvest supper in the fall, but Allen. _ _ Farewell for Father Reid— The St. Thomas Guild meets for one o'clock luncheon today at Mrs. H. E. Woodward's, Whittemore. This is a farewell courtesy for the Rev. and Mrs. Wm. I. Reid, Fort Dodge. Father Reid, supply rector for the Algona church a few months, now goes to a pastorate at Omiaha. ALGONI AN HELPS SELL WAR BONDS An Eighth Air Force Fighter Station, England (Undated)— Staff Sgt. Russell Sands, son of Mrs. Mary K. Sands, Algona, la., is one of the war bond purchas- who helped his P-51 Mustang station reach a record-breaking total of $111,000 in an Eighth Air Sewing Club Entertained— Eileen Thul entertained , iui sewing club last evening, and , F orce "Victory Squadron" bond members present were Mrs. Her- dr i ve suroassing all other groups man Schumacher, Mrs. Harold , j n t h e Eighth Fighter Command. Presthus, Mrs. John Schultz, Mrs. Aiming at an original quota of Robt. Willasson, Fae Lashbrook, I $53 noo, Sgt. Sands and his fellow Betty Wildin, Dorothy and Ruth soldiers, members of the fighter ' Gisch. OTHER SOCIETY NEWS. The Riverdale Rustlers 4-H girls' club met Saturday at Helen Becker's, Kathryn. Becker assist- group commanded by Col. Harold J. Rau, Hempstead, N. Y ., more than doubled .that figure in a five-week all-out bond drive. The money goes towards purchase of a Victory squadron of Prn.M»n* w i™ « ;Lr ,- a: airplanes bought entirely by the President, Helen Becker; vice, na *L Mt --, nt ihl , vi/hth Air Martha Thilges; secretary-treas- j urer, Kathryn Kirsch; reporter- historian, Betty Bormann. The senior Methodist Youth Fellowship will hold a hobo. Halloween party in the church basement tonight, admission 15c. All youth of high school age and over are invited. of the Eighth Air S-Sgt. Sands, who works in the communications section of his fighter squadron, has been overseas 13 months. TEACHERS ORGANIZED. Home-making teachers of the county met at the high school building Thursday evening and completed organization: Helen Comfort, Algona, president; Mrs. i vans Thelma Pehrson, Swea City, sec-' years, and Mrs. Donovan, nee rebary-treasurer. The group will Annie Planscn, is a sister of Mes- meet monthly to discuss profes- dames John and Lester Haglund Former S. C. Youth Reported 'Missing' Swea City, Oct. 25 — Richard Donovan, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Donovan, near Austin, Minn., is reported missing in action in Germany. The Dono- farmed here for Several Mrs. Donovan, RITES FOR MRS. GLADSTONE HELD SUNDAY AT L R. Lone Rock, Oct. 24—Funeral services for Mrs. S. M. Gladstone, Lone Rock, whose sudden death last Thursday evening from a he&rt attack was reported in 1 Tuesday's Upper Des Moines, | were conducted at the Presbyter' ian church here Sunday after- 'noon by the Rev. C. S. White! house, pastor, who was assisted 1 by the Rev. Mr. Anderson, Swea 1 City, and the Rev. Mr. English, j Algona. Burial was made in the ' Hurt cemetery. Mrs. Gladstone's maiden name was Emma Clara Gapp, and she was born Dec. 29, 1886, at Salem, N. D., where she grew up. At death she was in her 58th year. Marriage took place July 29, 1906, and Mr. Gladstone, former Lone Rock minister now employed at Charles City, survives. Mr. Gladstone attended the funeral, as did also the son Robert, his; wife, and son Gene, Robert being' a lieutenant in the army. The two .married daughters here also attended. Another, W. H. Gapp\ Mitchell, Si D., and his wife were here. Two other brothers live at San Diego, Calif., and a sister lives at, Oakland, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. I Verne Dacken, with a daughter, came, from .Lisbon. The Gladstones came to Lone Rock in; 1920, and .this had been the family home ever since. Mrs. Gladstone was a member of the local ,church. Deafness prevented her fnttri/much in the way of activities Outside her home. him veterinarian h h Oct. t-hcst dri vc raised .60 over lhc AIGONIAN ORDERED TO O'SEAS SERVICE DANCI at Mrs. L. G. Baker received a phone call Tuesday afternoon from her son Lt. Durwood Baker, in army service at St. Louis, saying he was to leave Thursday morning on orders and wanted! her to come to St. Louis on the first train. He did not know where he would be sent, but said it was, important 'that she reach St. Louis Wednesday. Mrs. Baker left at once. It was supposed Bancn FRIDAY. OCT. 2M . TUESDAY. OCT. 3, Moon Orchestra FRIDAY. NOV. 3 _ Ch flllllllllllllllllllllllllllilllllllllM sional problems. , here. Whittcmorc, and Marvin, son of since the war, serving has been Mr. and Mrs. Henry Derner, Mil- . deferred. Rev. Nicholas Becker, Royal, of- Selichnow-Arrowood Ceremony 1'iciating. Bernadette Lippold, played the Mrs. Sallyan Sclichnow and B. , <_,. i JJCl HClUtJ LLU J-JJ IJIJUlll. LUtl V (JU U1U TJ A l A l Mrs. D. H. Norton is president I organ, and two hymns, "Ave Ma- ' Arrowood . Algona, were mar- of the Algona W. S. C. S. Three hundred women registered for the convention. Pastors Also Meet. While the women's meeting was being held at the Methodist church, the pastors of the Algona ria" 3ncl "Oh, Lord, I Am Not Worthy," were sung by Mary Kerper. The bride was dressed in a floor-length, white taffeta gown with p. finger-tip veil of imported net falling from a coronet of ried Saturday evening at the, Trinity Lutheran parsonage by the Rev. L. H. Loesch, pastor. i The bride was attired in a street-length ' aqua blue dress with white accessories and carried a colonial bouquet of white ' ricd a bouquet of pink tea roses, i The bridesmaid, Rosclla Der: ner, Spencer, sister of the bride- district were having a conference pearl peach blossoms. She car- roses, white pom po'ms, and pink at the Congregational church, • • - - ..... _. with an attendance of more than 50. The meeting opened with devotions, and roll call was follow-' groom, wore a pink taffeta for- ed by reports. The discussion mal with a matching shoulder subject was The Crusade for • veil and a tiara of pink forget- Christ, ministers on the program I mc-nots. She carried pink roses being: The Rev. C. H. Petterson, j and white snapdragons. 'I Forest City; the Rev. N. A. Price,' Attending the bridegroom was Algona; Dr. Geo. W. Dunn, Sioux j Bernard Kisch, Whiltemore, City; the Rev. A. F. Schuldt, Em- mctsburg; and the Rev. A. T. Mayberry, Buffalo Center. The big crowd at the women's meeting made it impossible to serve pastors at the church there, so they were taken to Wallburg's for dinner. ISLAND NATIVES AID WISCONSIN CANNING PLANT Mr. and Mrs. Otto F. Guderian, Cobb, Wis., and their son Carl came Friday for a visit till Sunday at Otto's brothers E. A. Guderian's, Galbraith, and R. H. Guderian's Algona, also with other relatives. brother of the bride. Cpl. Bernard Derner, who was at home on leave from Dutch Guinea, served the mass. Following the ceremony a 3- course wedding breakfast was served to the bridal couple and immediate members of the family at the Tangney Hotel, Spencer. The table was decorated in mums. She was attended by Mrs. R. H. Guderian, who wore a brown street-length dress with brown and green accessories and corsage of yellow tea roses end pink mums. Mr. Arrowood was attended by Mr. Guderian. Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Rice were guests, the latter in a grey suit with brown accessories and a corsage of yellow tea roses and pink mums.. The bridal party was enlcr- tjined at a chicken dinner at Selzer's, and the couple will be at home in l.he Vera apartments on East State street. Mr. and Mrs, Arrowood are both employed at the Algona Bakery, and Mr. and Mrs. L. F. pink and white, and the piece de Rice and' the Bakery employes resistance was a three-tiered are entertaining the newlyweds wedding cake topped with mini- this evening. ature bride and groom. I —~ : Following the wedding dinner Gathering at'Ben Reid's— . : ;..' short A' ''family '-flinhpf • • lind ; ' : .get-to^ the newlyweds left for honeymoon tour. Titonka Aid 40 Years Old— versary in a special service at the church Sunday morning, with the Rev. R. E. Faulstick, Arlington, as speaker. In the evening ia social meeting was held at the O'ttp, who has for many years | church, and special guests were been interested in a corn and pea I three canning plant at Cobb, which is Aid: located on No. 18, said that while Adolph Missal, both of Titonka, gether was held Sunday at the Ben Reid farm home northwest , of town, and attending were Mr. The Good Hope Lutheran Aid, | anc i Mrs. Tom Reid, the R. L. Titonka, observed its 40th anni-, Reids, their daughter, the Harvey charter members of the Mrs. Bertha Gallics, Mrs. and pea crops were | and Mrs. George Koestler, Burt. shorter this season Members of the school faculty the corn somewhat than usual, the quality was better than last year's. To cope with the help situation, the factory this year employed a group of men from Barbadoes Island in the Caribbean. The dimensions of ithis island, which is densely populated, are only 17 by 22 miles. The natives, who are of large size and of very dark complexion, speak English. Otto, field man for the company, was more or less in charge of the group, and he found them to be good workmen. The company secured a large former dance pavilion for their quarters and fully equipped it. Off duty they were entirely on their own. At the end of the season they re- 'turn to their island home. BOY SUFFERS BURNS IN GASOLINE BLAZE Lu Verne, Oct. 25—Dale, 1- ycar-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nielson, north of town, was badly burned Saturday at his home, when he started the kitchen range with what he thought was kerosene but was gasoline. He suffered burns on both legs above the knees. Two other boys, Jimmic, 9, and Jerry, 11, escaped with minor burns. It was thought some skin would have to be grafted on one of Dale's legs. When he saw his clothes one fire, he ran out doors, but men working near-by caught him and extinguished the flames. ALGONIAN NAMED. Cedar Falls, Oct. 24—Student publieatio.is staffs at the State Teachers college here have been named, and a member of the photography staff is La Verlle Long, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. D. I Long, Algona. Miss Long's fath-! or has a photograph studio at. Algona. were invited guests. A program and playlet were given 'and lunch served. The Aid was organized Jan. 1, 1904, with Mrs. A. H. Rakow, now deceased, as first president. Mrs. Wm. Boykcn is incumbent president. The present membership is 60. The Aid contributes towards support of five charitable institutions. It has recently remodeled the church kitchen, adding electric cooking and water heating units, has oought .and paid for installing a new altar, and now has on hand between $1,000 and $1,500 in war bonds to be used and Albert Reids, and the Murl Potters, all of Algona; Mrs. Howard Salisbury, Burr: Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Vigdol, Whittcmore; Mrs. John Reid, Good Hope, son As seen in the October issue of Beautiful, warm, new Chathams are here And good housekeeping means buying carefully, wisely, and only what you really need, these days. Although we have lovely, standard Chatham Blankets right now, this famous manufacturer is still busy making' thousands of military blankets for our armed services. So take stock of your actual needs early this year, and choose the Chatham that fits your requirements. Chrischilles Store I YOUR SUIT j REFLECTS | YOUR TASTE... | BE SURE IT'S 1 RIGHT WHEN WILL I GET BACK TO THOSE SWELL BEDS AT THE KIRKWOOD? Rich Mink & Sable Blended Muskrat SS We Feature the H Famous Annis H Muskrat Coats— H Both Southern H and Northern 1 Back. == \o. 1 fur star — rich mink blend- Up cd miiskrat! Fashionable, warm 55 and wonderfully wearable—defi- =5 nitely a long-term investment E5 value for smart women. Featured 55 here, our stunning; mink blended 55 jnuskrat tuxedo with new turn 55 back cuffs. From our budget fur S collection. Deferred payments. The ChrischSlle* Store NEW FALL SUITS THIS WEEK Hart Schaffner 6* Marx, BartleH Clipper Craft, Leu-Clair Grenadier Tailored by the outstanding makers of the U. S. A, 100 p cent virgin wool fabrics in beautiful new shades of Brovl Blue and Gray. ' \ Quality Good as Ever, Prices Still Very Reasonably $35 $40 $45 Clothiers m Leuthold - WiilUmi Company ^«l"

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