The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 17, 1937 · Page 11
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 17, 1937
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, June 17,1937 North East * Kossuth Page Cornerstone Laid at New Ramsey Reformed Church, Sunday June 13th 2 MEN PRESENT WHO ASSISTED IN 3 CHURCHES First iChurch Built In 1884; Second Was In 1910 On Sunday afternoon, June 13, the corner stone laying ceremonies took place at the Ramsey Reformed church at Titonka. Although the night before torrential downpours of rain had taken place, by afternoon the church grounds were dried off enough to accommodate the large crowd that had gathered to witness the ceremonies. The cornerstone was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Ben A. Pankuk, charter members of the church. Besides the name of the church Inscribed on the stone, are the following significant dates: 1884, which designates the building of the first church; 1910, the second church; 1937, the church which Is now in the process of being built It was a great privilege to have present at the ceremonies, two men who have assisted in the building of all three churches: John K. Rlp- pentrop and Ben A. Pannkuk, both of Titonka. The following ministers took part In the services: Rev. H. J. Kuizema of Woden; Rev. H. Schoon of German Valley, 111.; Rev. Wh. Everts of Buffalo Center; and Rev. O. Frerking of Lakota. The consistory of the church helped In the actual laying of the stone. The pastor of the church, Rev. C. Schnucker, preached the sermon. The follow- articles were sealed Inside the stone: a Bible, a history of the church, "The Ramsey Home Visitor" (monthly publication of the Young People's club), two copies of the wekely bulletin of the church, the "Intelligencer Leader" (official publication of the denomination) the "Titonka Topic", and various samples of current American coins. The construction work on the church is progressing quite rapidly. The church, which Is being built, will be able to accommodate the fast growing congregation. The sanctuary will seat at least 500 people and the school of religion will be able to care for 300 scholars. George Miller of Algona Is the contractor. „ , 9 Ledyard Children Given 1st Communion Ledyard: Celebrating Holy Mass during which nine little children received First Holy Communion, the Rev. P. M. Sturm of Ledyard officially closed the eleventh annual vacation school in the Sacred Heart parish Sunday. Sisters M. Georgine and, Rita Clare, assisted Father Sturm In teaching the two weeks' catechetical course. The first communicants were: Gloria and Ronald Anderson, Robert Dyer, Isabelle Haag, Mary Joyce Kollasch, Bernice ) Olson, Veronica Rotterman, Geraldlne Sullivan and Bernard Trenary. Patricia McDonald and Ruth Garry were the little leaders. The total vacation school enrollments ALKRAMMERSM'ER OFLEDYARDWEDS Married To Dolliver Girl At The Little Brown Church was 42. Grerled News Little Marjorie Friets has been in with an atatck of tonsilitis. Frank Kelly and family went to Fairmont Sunday to visit his brother, Bert and from there to the lakes. All day visitors at the Kelly home Friday were the Lawrence Mayne twins, Miss Evelyn Mayne and her cousin and Wallace Mayne. The D. O. Friets family and Mrs. Cammack and Mrs. Finn went to Elmore a week ago Sunday to help Albert Friets celebrate his birthday. Peter Kramer and wife, Ben Gerdes and wife of Buffalo Center, also Dick Dontje of Ouckeen were Sunday evening guests at the Ole Gerdes home. C. C. Cammack accompanied his granddaughter, Mrs. Albert Friets to Des Moines Thursday. He will atao visit sons and daughters at Baxter and Radcllffe. The Ole Gerdes family were Sunday dinner guests at the Elmer Gerdes home in Bancroft. Little Miss Dene Gerdes and Master Dick Gerdes returned for a week's visit in Gerled. Gus Kahl and wife and the C. W. Kahl family of Alberta, Minn., who were until recent years, old residents of this vicinity, were dinner guests at the Finn home recently. They were on their way home from the Kahl family reunion at Radcllffe, which was attended by 81 of the clan. Other members attending were the Ed Kahl and Leslie Kahl family, until recently of Lakota, and the Gus Granzow family of Buffalo Center. Ledyard: Alfred Krammersmeler of Ledyard and Hulda Clausen of Dolliver were united in marriage at the Little Brown church at Nashua last week Thursday. They were attended by Irvin Krammersmeier and Freda Clausen. After a week's trip into Minnesota and to Ames, where her sister is to graduate they will be at home in Ledyard in the old Gelhaus home. Mrs. Kram- mersmeier has taught in Grant for the past few years and Mr. Kram- mersmeler run the Shell oil truck. George Hagge and Edward Knoner were in Titonka Saturday on business. Elvln Depplng accompanied Kenneth Thompson to Sioux City Sunday to visit there. Mrs. Leo Anderson Is visiting relatives at Albert Lea, Minn., and at Waterville, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Davis of St. Paul visited the Albert Barnes family Saturday afternoon. Mrs. LeRoy Anderson and son Fred of Radcliffe spent Sunday at the L. W. Wiemer home. Mr. and Mrs. George Myers ol Lakota visited Thursday night a the August Knoner home. The Glenn Yahnkes and Mrs. J Jensen of Buffalo Center were Blue Earth shoppers on Monday. The Charles Basharas drove to Fort Dodge Sunday to attend the wedding reception of a cousin. The Hans Hendrlcksons of Blue Earth visited last Thursday evening at the George Hagge home. Mr. and Mrs. Lennis Quam and daughters of Frost were Sunday guests at the E. T. Halverson home. George Hagge and Alice and the Arthur Zlelskes were Sunday guests at the Victor Annessons of Guck- Ledyard Couple Wed 51 Years Ledyard: On Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Johnson celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary. They were unable to celebrate their BOth anniversary last year because of the illness of a son. Those who visited them during the day were: The Ben Claussens and Arthur Waltons of Hancock, Minn.; Mr.! and Mrs. Robert Siemens and family, Lakota; Hlko Karels and family of Grant; Mrs. John Troff and family, the Aeilt Troffs, the Ralph Johnsons, the Edward Dontjes, the John Waltermans, all of Ledyard; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Schadendorf and Mr. and Mrs. Harm Dontje and family of Lakota; Henry Dontje and Mrs. Alice Kohloff of Gerled; Fred Groen of Swea City and Walter Bockholt of Buffalo Center. STORM DESTROYS BARNS & GROVES SATURDAY NITE Titonka Suffers from Saturday Night Disastrous Storm The Work and Play club will meet Thursday at thr home of Mrs. K. L Fisher, with Mrs. Fisher as hostess. Mr. and Mrs. John Paulson of Rolfe were callers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frnnk Fisher and family Sunday. Mr; and Mrs. James Hansen and children of Hutchins, moved Sunday into the building vacated by the Intermill Inn. Arthur Asklns and Harold Krantz drove to Gllmore City Sunday to >ring home Arthur's car which had been left there during the week Mrs. Jerry Schutjer left Sunday afternoon for Minneapolis to spend LAKOTA LADIES ENTERTAIN PRESN MISSION SOC'Y Lakota: Mrs. J. E. Telcamp and her daughter, Mrs. Alvln Rippentrop, entertained the Presbyterian Missionary society at their home last week Thursday afternoon with a large crowd present. After the business meeting the following program was enjoyed: group singing; Mrs. J. H. Smith, devotions; group singing; Gertrude Wortman gave an Interesting book review on "Telling Tales on Tokyo"; Arlene Heetland played a trumpet solo, accompanied on the piano by Elizabeth Rahmstock. The meeting closed with a vocal duet, "I Am Happy in aim" by Mrs. George Heetland and Gertrude Wortman and a lunch was served. The Want Ad»—It Paw THE ALL-CROP HARVESTER •5F1 IS THE to th HERE'S WHAT THE ALL-CROP HARVESTER WILL DO FOR YOU: O UMT VNT HanMtbf C«U r«r MM Tfct Celt tf fay Otfcr Hefted. Ttfe MMM Here Prtfit © ' UsMe VM T* Grew Seil BuiUtai sad CieUee-Fretwtlwi trees-am! Tsn The Se*** hte Cosh. "effk «Uae VM MsieeitettH CutMi tatfits (Ud titrs MB. He Trtn Or ; !«• T* P*y. The Charles Eggerth family and the Henry Mitchell family of Lakota were Sunday guests at the Ray Estle home. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Logeman are the parents of a son born on Wednesday, June 9th. He has been named Duane Fred. Mr. and Mrs. Jack McDonald are the parents of a daughter born on Sunday, June 13th. Mrs. Harry CurtU Is caring for them, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Claussen anc Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Walton of Hancock, Minn., were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. John Troff. The Thomas Walshes drove to Rochester Sunday and brought the Francis Walsh family back for a week's visit at their home and in the Wm. Garry home. Kenneth Thompson, who is attending summer school at Morningside college in Sioux City, came Friday evening to spend the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Thompson. Muriel Payne, who is home on a vacation from nurses' training school at Marshalltown, Glennis Funderberk and Alice Mayne were dinner gueste Saturday night at the Lars Skaar home. Mr. and Mra, Leon Worden and son, Harvty went to Des Moines Sunday r.o visit friends in the Veterans' hospital. Mrs. Martha Gable and daughter, Jean and Marjorie, accompanied them and visited at the home of her brother. Ira Gwin, personal advisor of Morningside college, and Jimmie Olson, also of Morningside, were in Ledyard Saturday seeing prospective college students. They were dinner guests at the George Thompsons, being college friends of Kenneth. The George Thompsons attended a Mason family reunion in Lu- Verne Sunday. It was to have been held at Goldfield but due to high water caused by the storm Saturday it was changed to LuVerne. Many were unable to attend and it is planned to have another reunion later in the summer. Titonka: Much damage was reported to crops, gardens and buildings in the storm Saturday night. Many trees were blown down, and branches scattered over roads and lawns and gardens. At the George Rlppentrop farm home, the silo and a couple of other buildings were blown down, and the family feared the destruction of the home; at the Oscar Norland farm, the hog house was completely demolished, and the grove was wrecked; at the Van Hansen farm, huge trees were broken off about 6 to 8 ft from the ground, blocking the drive way; at the Tom Young home, the doors to all buildings were driven Inward and had to be pried open with crowbars while the trees and garden were greatly damaged; at the Herman Carlson farm, the hog house was destroyed, and hogs kill ed. Hogs were also injured am killed at the Oscar Norland farm. The Evert Post barn was destroyed, and reports from all around indicate much damage. At the Frank Hauptley home, the large bay window was blown in and most of the household furnishings damaged by water. While in town, large trees were uprooted, large trees broken off, windows blown In, gardens destroyed, leaving the entire community feeling thankful indeed of the narrow escape. a few days at the home of her Ledyard Farm Bureau Ledyard township general Farm Bureau meeting was held at the O. J. Rlppentrops, southwest of town, recently. A large crowd was present and the men had charge of serving the lunch which they did In a very efficient manner. The pageant, "Ten Gifts Home Project Brings to the Rural Home", which was given at Achievement Day in Hurt, was given on the program. Rev. Nelson gave a splendid talk with "Our Enlarging Vision" as his subject. The 4-H girls will have charge of the program at the July meeting to be held at the Charles Gutknechts. Winter* Family Reunion A reunion of the Winters family WM planned for Sunday to be held at the Jerry Heetlands but on account of the storm Saturday night making the ground wet, etc., It was held in the Presbyterian church basement. Picnic dinner was enjoyed at noon with 68 present. About 20 cousins of the family from Fort Dodge were present. The Winter family are pioneers of north Kossuth. Banker Herman Rachut and family of Burt were Sunday callers on friends here. Mr. and Mrs. Antone Pannkuk of Garner visited with relatives and friends here Sunday. Druggist Hunter and wife and son and wife of Buffalo Center attended the Tyke Theatre Sunday. Mrs. John Krull, who has been quite ill at her home in the south part of town, is reported improved. mother and to shop for furnishings for the new home under construe structlon. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Newville, Wil Newville, and Mrs. H. A. Jennings of Titonka and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Newville of Mason City attended the Newville family reunion in the Call State Park, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Blanchart and twins visited at the home o Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bonacker a Reinbeck, Sunday. Mrs. Carri Bonacker, who has been visiting a Reinbeck returned with them. Cards received by friends from Lee O. Wolfe Indicate he Is havln the time of his life renewing old ac qualntalnces, visiting familiar spot of his youth as well as visiting th spots of historic Interest in We Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Llchtenberg- er and children of Kanawha were Sunday visitors at the parental Robert Callles home, and at the home of Mrs. Llchienberger's brother, Mr. and Mr*. Carl F. Gallic!. and children. In the Sunday baseball game, at Bancroft, the Titonka Indians defeated the Bancroft boys, scoring 8 to 7 In a hard fought game. The Bancroft junior Legion team defeated the Fort Dodge Junior Legion team 8 to 0 in the doubleheader game. From town, Mrs. Nelslna Hansen, Mr. and Mrs. Rasmus Hansen, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hansen. and three children, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hansen and two sons and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Petersen attended the Hansen reunion at the Mrs. Chris Hansen farm home Sunday. Mrs. Fred Anderson celebrated her 66th birthday Sunday. Her daughter, Emma and husband, innie, nnd three children of Ma- City came to spend the day ith her. Mnny delightful gifts ere received by her from nil her lildren, and three delicious birth- ay cakes were received. Chris Brandt and sons are busy craping the old paint from the arm buildings on the farm recent- y purchased of Fred Boykcn, prep- ratory to painting. This farm will >e one of the fine show places in he community when Mr. Brandt nd sons are finished with their vork. This year the farm is tenant- d by Mr. and Mrs. Henry Swntve nd family. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hansen anc on, Mr. and Mrs. Beryl Hansrn and baby of Rudd, Mr. and Mrs Carl Hansen of Swea City, Mr. and •trs. Elmer Hanson and children o Jricelyn, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Erm an Hansen and children of Lakota and Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Hansen and daughter of Pasadena, Calif ornla, together with about eighty other relatives from far and nea attended the Hansen family rcun ion held at the home of Mrs, Chrl Hansen Sunday. This Is an annua event looked forward to each year Hebron News Miltz Brothers recently enjoyed a isit from their uncle in Canada. Mrs. Gust Nelson assisted Mrs. Sohn with house clenning last week. Mrs. Gust Nelson and Albin spent Monday night at the Oscar Frandlc home. Mrs. Bert Russ spent Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Bud Stowe in Rake. Mrs. Bert Russ called on Mrs. Beatrice Oslfind last Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Oscnr Frnndle assisted her mother with house cleaning last Friday. Mrs. Boyd Tieclen spent last Wednesday afternoon nt the Oscar Frandles. Selmer Mntheson and family visited Sunday at the Clarence Boettcher home. Mrs. Carl Halverson spent Friday afternoon at the K. K. Hererrt home in Rake. TYKE THEATRE TITONKA, IOWA Friday and Saturday, June 18th and 19th "BREEZING HOME" William Cardan, Blnnlo Barnm, Wendy Barrle, Raymond Walburn Selected Short Subject* Added Sunday and Monday, June 20th and 21st Matinee Sunday 1:30-3:30 Joan Crawford, William Powell, Robt. MontRomery "THE LAST OF MRS. CHEYNEY" It's one of M-G-M's biggest laugh hits—and no wonder, with such a pair of gay rascals as Bill and Bob tangled up In the romantic escapades of Joan. News Reel Selected Shorts Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, June 22-23-24 Blng Crosby, Bob Burn*, and Martha Raye In "WAIKIKI WEDDING" svuwvwuww r AND HERE ARE O REASONS WHY: FULL-WIDTH 5-FOOT CYLINDER Has more than twice the average shelling area. Cut swath goes through In a thin, even blanket—no bunching or choking. OVERSIZE THRESHING REAR... Big 32-Inch by 10-foot separating rear assures extra capacity toVandle heavy crops, or to work at high speed. Twice the separating area per width of cut. VARIABLE CYLINDER SPEED... V-belt drives and adjustable sheave pulleys—enable you to make quick cylinder speed adjustments. You can change from "birdseed" to beans in a few minutes. ^ RUBBER.FACED BAR CYLINDER Easily raised or lowered for different crops—no teeth to change o7 line up. Rubber facing avoids cracking. Green weed, are NOT chewed up to raise moisture content of grain. Straw, remains unbroken-can be picked up and saved. Threshes all small grains, beans or seeds—more than 70 different e»oos. ; You can b« "bow" of your own harvest with an A11U- > All-Crop HarvMUr. With a 2-plow tractor for , you can cut and thraah your crop at iU peak in 1 ft'« «a»i»r . . . you g*t MORE bu»h*U .. you »*v« monay. L«t u» show you. Elbert Garage Bible school in district one closed last Friday. Mrs. William Boehm is assisting at the home of her sister a few days near Titonka. Ma. and Mrs. Adrian Hauskin and family spent last Friday night at the Oscar Frandles. Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Thompson are the proud parents of a new baby girl born June 10. Mrs. Oscar Frandle and children spent Thursday evening with her mother, Mrs. C. O. Legried. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Midthun and children visited Saturday evening at the P. M. Midinuns near Frost. Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Hauskin and family spent last Wednesday at the Lloyd Logos near Bricelyn, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Gust Underbakke and children spent last Thursday night in Rake visiting with her sister. and' Phone (US Algooa, Iowa ALL IS CHALMERS I AUJHOHI/tO SALfcS A N U b E H V K.: fc The Gust Coupangcrs^ Elmore, were Sunday visitors at the Willima Schroeders. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Warburton visited Sunday afternoon at the F. G. Torino home near Swea City. A severe wind, rain and electrical storm struck this vicinity Saturday evening. Windows were blown in. trees broken and other damage done. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Pugh, and Phil King, Duluth, Minn., came on Sunday evening for a visit at the J. H. Warburton home. They are also attending Spanish War veterans' convention in Albert Lea, Minnesota. The Rev. Harvey Nelson, brother and family, the Verner Nelsons of near Klcmme visited him Sunday. They report a storm of cloud burst proportions in their vicinity, Saturday night and some corn, culverts, etc. washed out. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Everetts of Storm Lake last week. This is their first child. Mrs. Everett was formerly Helen Barger and this is the first granddaughter for Mr. and Mra. J. A. Sarger, but they have four grandsons. Mra. W. E. Ley and her mother, Mrs. Opal Whetler, attended the services relative to the unveiling of a granite marker at the place where the first Kossuth county school was built. Mrs. Wheeler was a student in this school hcuae and also taught there later. The Rev. and Mrs. O. H. Frerking attended services Sunday afternoon at the laying of the corner stone for the $18,000 addition to the Ramsey Reform church. Other ministers present were: the Rev. Everetts, the Rev. Schoon, the Rev. Pannkuk and the pastor, the Rev. Calvin Schnucker. Mrs. August Steinberg, who is seriously ill following a fall in which she suffered a broken hip three weeks ago, is reported much the same. Her daughter, Mrs. Rose Strand, Yorkville, 111., and her husband came Saturday. Mr. Strand went home Sunday but Mrs. Strand will remain and help care for her mother. The Art Lesters attended the funeral of his nephew, Irvin R«ece at Albert Lea last week. The Reeces were former residents of this vicinity. They later lived in Minnesota, then moved to Missouri, where The Big Anniia Kossuth Fairgrounds 2 Bte Days ! 2 Big Nights ! JULY 4th and 5th Exciting Running Races Thrilling Motorcycle Races VAUDEVILLE ACTS AERIAL ACTS NOVELTY ACTS COMEDY ACTS (Presented by world-famous ciiruis performers) Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Quam and Orlo spent Tuesday evening with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Adoiph Oswald. Mrs. Oscar Frandle. Mrs. Clarence Haveland and Mrs. C. Legried visited the Bethany Aid last Thursday. Mrs. George Russ and Doris Marilyn of Buffalo Center visted with Mrs. Bert Russ on Wednesday afternoon. They also attended the Liberty Aid meeting. Mra. Beatrice Osland entertained as luncheon guests last Friday the following in honor of Mrs. Alex Wicks, who in visiting here from South Dakota: Mrs. W alien. Mra. L. Testabl, Mrs. Orville Legried, Mrs. Hannah Legried, Mr*. Russel Amble and her sister. they bought a small farm, but they did not like it there so came back to Minnesota and since Mr. Reece's illness have lived in Albert Lea. The union vacation Bible school opened Monday morning at the Presbyterian church. There are classes from the kindergarten to the intermediate. The juniors and intermediates will have their classes at the Methodist church with the Rev. Nelson, Gertrude Wortman and Margaret Scuroeder as teachers. Fern Lewis and Eleanor are teachers of the primary classes and Mrx Frerking and Elsie Steenhard for the beginners. Mrs. Alvin and Mrs. Cort Rippentrop have charge of the project work and the Rev. Frerking, Norman Frerking and Paul Ukena of the crafts work. Brilliant Display of Fireworks BASEBALL GAMES DANCING ' RIDES * SHOWS CONCESSIONS Plenty of picnic and parking space inside the grounds. Bring the- family and stay all day aud into the evening. AdmiMion—40c, Adulta; 25c, Children; 35c, grandstand.

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