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The Algona Upper Des Moinea, Algona, Iowa, Aug. 19,1937 North East * Kossuth Page AMATEURS PUT ON ANOTHER IN LEDYARD, SAT. And Elmore Now Plans A Tall Corn Contest, For 25th Ledyard: During the amateur program Saturday evening, Mr. Maland, the announcer, told of a Tall •Corn contest to be held at Elmore Aug. 25, the night of the final .amateur contest there and he Invited the people of this locality to enter their tall corn stalks. Three prizes were to be awarded. The program for the amateur contest Saturday evening was as fol lows: singing and guitars, Mexican trio of Ledyard; singing number Joe and Henry of Elmore; piano selections, Virgil Wlrtjes of Lak ota; banjo and singing, Inez Persig of Blue Earth; guitar and singing 'Clifford Lee of Blue Earth; gultai and singing, Marvin Persig of Blue Earth; singing number, Cecil and Val of Algona; chalk talk, Llttl Man from Elmore; guitar and sing ing, Ray Pannkuk of Titonka. Suffer* Relapse Richard Zielske who had hi hand badly injured in a threshin machine, last week, suffered a re- apse on Friday and has since been onflned to his bed. Smalt Son Bapttted The small son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Sullivan was baptized Sunday morning at the Sacred Heart church he name being Jeremiah Frances. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Walsh stood up for him. For Service! GET READY FOR FALL Mothproof Cleaning PHONE SS7 MODERN leaqers Rites for Mrs. Ralph Geerdes Held at Lakota; Burial at Woden Cemetery Begin Western Trip Mr. and Mrs. Chris Gelhaus, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Welfare and Doris left Sunday on a trip through the Black Hills and on to Lusk, Wyo., where they have two uncles living. They were undecided whether or not they would go on to Denver and to Yellowstone park but expect to be gone ten days or two weks. Mrs. Chas. Hilferty is running the Welfare store during their absence. George Hagge was in Armstrong Sunday on business. Lorenz Nitz drove to Minneapolis Sunday with a load of stock. Roy Higley, the local barber, visited friends In Emmetsburg Sunday. Mrs. LeRoy Anderson of Radcliffe spent Sunday at the L. W. Wlemer home. The Jake Germans of Elmore called at the Mary Welch home Sunday. Milden Hendrickson of Blue Earth spent Thursday at the Don aid Simons home. Earl Waters and eon, Bill, who work with the Leon Worden crew spent Sunday in Fairmont. The Harlan Persigs of Blue Earth visited Sunday at the parental Fred Bauman home. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Anderson and children of Fairmont were Sunday callers at the Wm. Garry home. The Rev. and Mrs. A. A. Depping returned Saturday from Waukon, where Mr. Depping had been at the bedside of a brother who Is critically ill. Mr. Granner went to Hardy on Sunday and brought Mrs. Granner and son, Darrell back with him. Mrs. Granner had spent the summer with her father while Mr. Granner attended summer school. Mrs. Frank Redinger of Des Beloved Lady Passed Away At Home Of Daughter HAD GONE THERE TO MAKE A VISIT Lakota: Mrs. Ralph Gerdes passed away last week Wednesday while she and her husband were visiting a daughter, Mrs. J. B. Koenen and family near Thornton. Death was caused by bronchial pneumonia and heart trouble. Stlenette Gerdes was born Sept. 4, 1866 to Wolbert and Immena Wlen- enga at Cedar Falls. She was married to Ralph Gerdes March 13, 1890, and to this union eight children were born, four sons and four daughters, all of whom are living. The first three years of their married life was spent on a farm near Dumont From there they moved to a farm near Lakota where they lived six years. They then moved to a farm near Woden where they lived for three years, after which they bought a farm south of Lakota, where they lived 18 years, when they retired from farming and bought a home In Lakota, where they spent the past 17 years. Mrs. Gerdes has suffered the past three years with heart trouble and was taken suddenly 111 a week ago Sautrday, but medical lid and loving care failed to keep ler here. Her husband and all her hildren were with her when .fllie >assed away at the age of almost 1 years. Mrs. Gerdes was a mem- jer of the Christian Reformed church at Woden. Her father was me of the organizers of said church. Those left to mourn her death are her husband, four daughters, Berha, (Mrs. J. B. Koenen) Thornton; ARLENE LEWIS OF LAKOTA IS RECENT BRIDE Weds Buffalo Center Man In Ceremonies On Saturday nterlaken Park, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Patterson were Sunday guests at the Walter Leslie lome at Lakota. Mrs. Patterson and Mrs. Leslie are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wentworth and hildren were visiting at the home of Mr. Wentworth's sister, Mrs. V/int- rs at Buffalo Center, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wentworth went to Rochester, last week Wednesday to visit a relatives who underwent an operation for a tumor nt the Mayo hospital. Mrs. A. A. Jacobson nnd children •THREE LEMONS"—POLICE TURN CARRIE NATION— Machines that seemed apparently Innocuous were tossed In the pile with outright gambling devices. $3,000 worth of gambling machines are destroyed by police at Geneva, New York, following raids on several establishments. Molnes came Sunday to help at the Matzener cafe during Mrs. Matzener's absence. Mrs. Matzener left Sunday for Okobojl to chaperone a group of girls for a week's camping. The girls who went were: Mildred and Majorle Oswald, I Iva and Lorraine Thompson, Elean- I or Yahnke, Opal and Joyce Corbus and Marjorie Matzener. Mr. and Mrs. J. Hartshorn entertained the following guests Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Mayer and two children, Mrs. Ralph Coleman and three children and Mrs. Englebart all of Denver, Col.: Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Coleman, Algona; Mr and Mrs. Harold Salton and two sons, Newark, New Jersey; Mr. anc Mrs. Roy Jacobs, Brooklyn, and Mrs. Lawrence Pedema and daugh ter of Guernsey. Mr. and Mrs Salton left Sunday for their home In Newark after a three week's vU- it at th* Hartshorn bom*. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob* and Mrs. Pedlma cam last Tuesday and are still visiting a! •the Hartshorn home. Your ChildrenWant Latest FALL SHOES Youngsters have a taste for smart looking things too. And that's only one of the many reasons why they'll like those handsomely designed oxfords and strap models for fall. They'll retain their looks through days of constant wear, and they provide all the comfort and support so necessary for young children. All Styles for Boys, Girls $1.75 to $4.00 Kresensky's Give Mr*. Reisem Of Lakota Happy Birthday Surprise Lakota: Sunday evening as Mrs. Lars Reisem was finishing her supper work she noticed several carloads of people driving in the gate and wondered what it was all about. When they began to sing "Happy Birthday to You" she realized that the next day, August 16th, was her birthday and her relatives, 23 In & surprise for Coppen-Westerland Wedding, Saturday Lakota: Marcella, younger daugh- er of Mr. and Mrs. Gust Koppen, and Merrill Westerlund, Lakota, all, were there as the occasion. Ulna, (Mrs. George Gerdes) Blue Earth, Minn.; Katie (Mrs. Henry Gerdes) Lakota; and Amy, (Mrs. Carl Meyer), Albert Lea, Minn., and four sons, Walter and Bert, Lakota, and Martin and John of Swea City, ["wenty-flve grandchildren and one brother, Bert,, of Long Beach, California, besides other relatives and friends survive. Funeral services were held at the local Presbyterian church with the Rev. E. Kampman of Meservey, in charge and she was buried in the cemetery at Woden. Among those from out of town besides the children and families attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Dick Smith, George; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Groen, Ashton; Mrs. Harm Kuper, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kuper and son, Mr. and Mrs. Will Behrens and son and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Brans and son, all of Lennox, South Dakota; Mr. and Mw. Jo«iD« Neui and «on, Ab«, Mr. wrt Mr*, Ab« Mrs. Retsem was very happy to have them come as she has not been well all summer following an operation last winter. Henry Steinberg, a brother of Mrs. Reisem, talked on "Memories" and spoke of his memory of the day In 1880 when the news came out that twin girls were born at the Stenberg home In Hamilton county. This was before the days of telephone, radios or automobiles and as he was work, ing away from home he walked several miles and hauled two child, ren on a wagon to his home to see the twins. Mrs. Reisem's twin lived only about two weeks. There Is now twins, four years old. at the home of a niece in Thompson namely Joel and Joan, the first in the family since Mrs. Reisem s birth. The guests brought Ice cream and cake and some lovely presents la the honoree. Those present beside the Reisems - — -" -•- -— the Jo were married at the home of Father Sturm at Ledyard at 9 o'clock Sat- irday morning. They were attend- d by the groom's brother. Lawence and Ella Bloom and the jrlde's father and mother were also n attendance. The bride wore a gown of navy ilue silk with blue accessories and nrore a shoulder bouquet of pink and white sweet peas. The bridesmaid wore a gown of salmon pink itlk. The newlyweds left at noon for a :rip in Minnesota and will make heir home with the bride's parents at present. all of Wellaburg; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Helm, Woden; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Oltman and Henry Koenen, Latlmer, and Harm Koenen, South Range, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Miller Woden. Stricken With Attack Mrs. Ed Telcamp came from Blairsburg last week following the death of her father, Albertus Furst at Buffalo Center, and was stricken with appendicitis and an operation was performed at the hospital Friday and she is expected to recover. Clarence Edwards and daughter. May were Algona visitors Friday. The Henry Hofbauers, Buffalo Center, were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Lars Reisems. Ruth and Gerald Goodnow, Mason City spent last week visiting their grandmother, Mrs. Cort Rippentrop. Mrs. Emily Gutknecht and her sister, Mrs. Edna Tucker, Texas, who have been visiting the Gutknecht families, left Monday morn- nig for their home in Texas. Edward Selvig of California, a nephew of Mrs. Lars Reisem and his father, Peter Selvig of Bricelyn, Minn., were visitors at the Lars Reisems one day last week. Mr. and Mra. Marchant and Mr. and Mra. Merle Holmes and children, Earl ham, were visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lewis, Jr., t the Charles Lewis, Sr., home, (inday. Mr. and Mrs. Marchant , e parents of Mrs. Lewis, Jr., and Mrs. Holmes Is her sister. Mr. and Mrs. A. Seastrum and son of Minneapolis, spent last week visiting Mrs. Seastrum's brother, Ed Jacobson and family, north of town. Ed lives on the old Jacobson farm where he and his sister were born as the Jacobsons were pioneers of this vicinity. The Seastrums and Jacobsons drove to Clear Lake, Sunday and the Seastrums left there for home Sunday evening. from Thompson; the Henry Torke sons, the Lawrence Gjerstads, an Mrs. Gjerstad. Sr., from Buffal Center. The guests left at a lat hour wishing Mrs. Reisem man more happy birthdays. LEDYARD NEWS Bill Warburton Family on Visit Lakota: Mr. and Mrs. William Warburton and little daughter, Jane, Chicago, arrived at the home of Bill's parents, Mr. and Mrs, S. Warburton late Saturday evening fur a short visit. They enjoyed a family reunion Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Foote of Hastings, Neb., came late Sunday afternoon and the two couples left for a ten day vacation in northern Minnesota, leaving the daughter, Jane, for a visit with her paternal grandparents. Bill, who is manager of a Kresge store in Chicago, was formerly stationed at Habtings and on their return from Minnesota, they expect to drive to Hastings for a few days' visit before going back to Chicago. Hear Lemke Speech Lakota: Mr. and Mrs. Oran O'Keefe drove to Fort Dodge Sunday where they attended the Farm and Home barbecue and heard Congressman William Lemke apeak on monetary matters. They also viait- ed at the Ed Warenekes In Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Pingle were i Bancroft Saturday on business. Phyllis Torgerson, who is book keeper in the bank, spent the wee! end at her home in Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Flynn an Paul, Connie and Thomas spent th week end visiting relatives at Roch ester. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wentwortl drove to Rochester last Wednes day to visit a relative in the hos pltal there. Mrs. Frank Nitz and Delores, Mrs Paul Nitz and Joyce and Mrs. John Dettman were In Blue Earth shop ping on Friday. The Ralph Hefler family of Gran ada were Sunday guests at the Leon Worden home. Mrs. Hefler is Mr Worden's slater. Mr. and Mrs. Lou Wintermeye and Mrs. August Hager of Baxte were Sunday guests 'at the Rev. A A. Depping home. Mrs. A. C. Miller and Merribe and Lois left Friday for their home in Birmingham after a week's visit at the D. B. Mayer home. Mrs. N. A. Pingle and Mrs. Lawrence Pingle visited at the home of Mrs. Pingle's mother, Mrs. John Looft, at Swea City last week Monday. The George Thompson family and the Milton Thompsons spent last Thursday at Fairmont and the lakes and on Friday visited relatives at LuVerne. Ervin Klinksiek, Lawrence Mayne, Wilson Brack, and Raymond Johnson left Sunday for a week's trip through the Black Hills and then to Yellowstone Park. Louis Huette, who is second man in the lumber yard here, went to Rake Monday to have charge of the Hock Island lumber yard there- for two weeks while the manager is on his vacation. Mrs. Barhite and family of Alden came Saturday to visit at the home of her sister, Mrs. H. D. Mayne. Edith Logan who has visited at the Barhite and Nuenfeldt homes the past month, returned home with them. The Wm. Flynn and Ray Gordon families went to Buffalo Center on Sunday to attend a family gathering at the Leo Flynn home. The affair ia in honor of the Fred Gordon family of Flint, Michigan, who are visiting relatives. Mrs. Fred Gordon will be better remembered as Isabel Flynn, a former teacher here. Mrs. Wm. Rotterman left this week for Illinois to visit relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Max Nitz and their children, Mra. Martha Gable and Jean and Marjorie attended the amateur contest at Elmore last week Wednesday. Marjorie and Jeaa won second in an amateur contest there and took part in a semi-final contest. Lakota: Arlene, youngest daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Lewis, Sr., and Merrill, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Sparks, Buffalo Center, were married Saturday evening at the local Presbyterian church with the Rev. Irving of Armstrong officiating in the presence of relatives and close friends. They were attended by Irene Cnl- les. Minneapolis, friend of the bride and Orland Sparks, brother of the groom. Mrs. Jerry Ukena playec the bridal chorus as a processiona and Mid-Summer Night's Dream as recessional. Gertrude Wortman sang At Dawning. The bride wore a gown of navj blue sheer crepe with blue acces series and carried a shower bou quet of deep pink roses. The bridesmaid wore luggage tan prln with white accessories and wore a shoulder bouquet of tea roses, reception followed the ceremony with refreshments served In the church dining room where the bridal table was decorated with a large bride's cake topped with a miniature bride and four bridesmaids. Arlene Lewis Sparks has lived left Sunday for n week's visit .with her parents in South Dakota. Alice Mayne is tending the store in her absence. Mr. nnd Mrs. Roy Mino nnd her daughters. Marion. Jean nnd aJnlc* nnd Lemuel Read. Jr.. attended » Loster-Joncs reunion at Goldfield, Sunday. Mr. and Mr*. Harold Waterbury and children and Mr. and Mrs. Arn- nold MoFarlanrt attended a family reunion at Goldfield Sundny. This was n reunion of the McFarland families. all her life in Lakota and the past several years has taught In the rural schools of Kossuth county. The bridal couple left the same evening for a few days at the Sparks cottage at Spirit Lake and will begin housekeeping at Armstrong. Grant News Lakota Lutherans Held Rally, Sun. Lakota: The Lutheran church people held their annual mission teast and rally, Sunday with English services in the morning and evening and German In the afternoon. Good crowds attended all the services and dinner was served in the church dining room. The Rev. W. H. Neuman, Twin Lakes, Minn., and the Rev. S. N. Bredow, Ceylon, Minn., assisted the pastor, the Rev. A. F. Boese with the services. A ladles' quartette furnished the music. The missionary offering collected during the day wu $144. The ice cream social which whs to be held Aug. 20, at the Grant school has been postponed until Thursday, Aug. 28. Evelyn Colwell accompanied her uncle. Hugh Colwell of Algona on a week's outing at Pine Ridge, Cass Lake, Minn., last week. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Patterson and daughters, Wanda and Mildred attended a Waterbury reunion at Hebron Twp. Weds Hebron: Violet Wicks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Wicks, and Walter McQrary were united in marriage July 22. Miss Wicks has been employed at the Enterlined Produce as bookkeeper for a number of years. The couple will begin housekeeping 1 at Buffalo Center, where he will teach commercial subjects in the school there. Virgil Wells is helping Louis Kfiphengst during threshing. Bertha and Jennie Badje spent last Sunday afternoon with Esther Anderson. Mrs. Marvin Nichols and children spent Thursday with her sister, Mrs. Christ Berg. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Simser and family spent last Thursday in Fairmont and took in the circus. Mrs. Gust Nelson and Lillle were afternoon visitors last Wednesday with Mrs. A. K. Anderson. Mrs. C. Hayward entertained the ladies at Steven to another afternoon luncheon last Friday. Miss Muriel Underbakke of Rake spent last week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Oswald. Mrs. Oscar Frandle spent Monday and Tuesday with her mother and helped her with threshers recently. Mrs. Signe Nelson spent a few days last week with Mrs. Bertha Sohn and also helped her cook for threshers. Harlan Thompson has returned home from the Dolmage hospital at Buffalo Center and is getting along nicely. Mrs. Martin Thompson assisted her daughter, Mrs. Adrian Hauskin in cooking for threshers a few days last week. Mr. and Mrs. George Wicks and Kenneth and Mra. Wicks' brother drove to Lake Okoboji last Sunday and spent the day. Mrs. C. O. Legricd, Mrs. Clarence Haveland, Mardell and Darrel, Mrs. Gust Nelson and Lillie were afternoon guests of Mrs. Oscar Frandle A heavy shower of ruin and hail fell last Wednesday night, und a high wind laid the corn in some places quite Hat but it has raised up again some. Mr. and Mrs. George Wicks motored to Rake to see Pete Christensen, who is very ill. The Wicks and Christensens formerly lived as neighbors in Story county. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Erickson and their two youngest sons left for a trip to California last Tuesday. They are planning to live there for the winter und the boys will attend school. Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Anderson and Mona Anderson, their granddaughter, spent last week in Minneapolis. Mr. Anderson returned home while Mrs. Anderson and Moua will make a longer stay. The daughter of their son, Olaf Anderson, waa taken ill with infantile paralysis and was taken to the hospital and the rest are under quarantine. Mra. Cash and her daughter, Mary Caryl of Minneapolis is visiting at the W. C. Nelson home. Cumming's New Fall WASH FROCKS m:_::.: • I ie 80 sq. prints—fast colors li , HUB *1.00 Sizes 14 to 52 New Fuji BLOUSES Fast colors—new styles *1.00 Sizes 34 to 44 New Embroidery 42 inch, pillow cases 59c pr. Scarfa, Vanities, Buffet Sets, Lunch Cloths, Towels 10c-15c-25c New Hoover Aprons Fast colors, small, med. Ig. sizes »1.00 CUMMING'S SCHOOL SUPPLIES Filler Paper, 50 shts 5c Big Thick Tablets _—5c Spec Lead Pencils 4—5c Filled Pencil Boxes 10c-20c25c Winner Ink and Paste, 5c Lunch Boxes 25c Typewriter Pads, 100 sheets lOc Notebook Covers lOc Composition Books _5c Crayolas, 16 in box 14c Mechanical Pencils lOc Cumming's An Ad Dedicated to the Nation's Ho?t. The American Boy When you pot him ready for the new School Term, we know you'll like the quality style and economy to be found at Misbaeh's. School Sweaters 1.95 to 2.95 All Wool Sweaters, both zipper and pull-over styles. .BOYS' OVERALL PANTS _ 89c BOYS' DRESS SHIRTS 69c A Complete Line of Clothing and Accessories for the Boy, Young Man, and Man. MEN'S IDEAL WORK SHIRTS __49c MEN'S SANFORIZED OVERALLS, Pre-shrunk at $1.10, $1.29 FOR MEN" AND BOYS' CLOTHING FOSTER'S SALE OF LUGGAGE ARE you Going to SCHOOL COME IX—WE HAVE ONE OF THE MOST COMPLETE Ll'GUAGK DEPARTMENTS IN THE COUNTY Wardrobe TRUNKS Sturdy built to carry college togs $25.00 Steamer trunks $*i.7.> to Over Night and Fitted Cases iJood assortment of colors $4.50 to $17.50 A TIMELY SALE READING LAMPS OIK COMPLETE STOCK IS MARKED FOE THIS SALE. t'OME WHILE OUK STOCK IS COMPLETE FOSTER'S ITBMTUKE COMPANY

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