The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 26, 1937 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 26, 1937
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The Algona Upper Des Moin&s, Algona, Iowa, Aug. 26,1937 MANY SWEA CITY TEACHERS LEAVE FOR SCHOOL JOBS Young Men, Women To All Sections of the State Swea City: Swea City young folks who will leave this week to take up teaching duties are: Thomas Han- Ifan, coach at Bancroft public school; Naomi Hewitt, first grade at the Bryant school, Algona; Esther Smith, music and English instructor in the Corwith high school; Darlene Keller, third grade teacher at Dows. Adelaide Ewing, Dist No. 2, Harrison township; Marjorie Barger, Dlst. No. 4, Plum Creek township; Alice Dahl, Dist. No. 5, Eagle township; Edith Dahl, first and second grades at Fenton: Wendell Eckholm, 7th, 8th and 9th grades at West Burlington; Walter McCrary, commercial instructor in the Buffalo Center high school; Lucille Berg, Dist No. 2, Swea township; June Larson, Dist. No. 3, Swea township; •Geneva Berg, first and second grades at Swaledale; Alpha Simmons, 7th and 8th grades, Ring- sled; Vivian Pagerlund, 3rd and 4th, Rlngsted; Bernice Smith, 3rd and 4th, Ledyard; Florence Ovens, second grade, Blue Earth, Minn.; Effle Eckholm, 3rd grade, Park Avenue school, Des Moines; Olava Farrington, 7th and 8th at Haifa. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Dahl and Supt. and Mrs. A. H. Schuler were Fairmont callers last Sunday evening. Miss Grace Berg, bookkeeper at the Algona Gamble store, spent Sunday with her parents, the A. G. Bergs. Mrs. Fred Peterson and daughters, Arlene and Arzelle were Es- eomp»ni*d by a nice*. Lucille Black of Algona, who is employed in Minneapolis. Mrs. Bertha Eckholm came last week Wednesday for a visit with her daughter. Mrs. Hugh Butter- fleld and other relatives. Mrs. Eckholm makes her home in Mason City with her daughter. Laila, who teaches first grade at McKinley school. Mrs. Estelle Wiemer and daughter, Mrs. Genevieve Lee and her children, Robert and Esther, came last Monday from their summer home at Spirit Lake to re-open their residence here. Renn Kluger, who has been their chaffeur and yardman, drove them over. Melvin Fisher is here from San Diego, California, visiting his father, Henry Fisher, return next week therville morning. Mr. and shoppers Wednesday The two will to San Diego, where the elder Mr. Fisher will make an extended visit with his sisters, Mrs. Albert Erickson, Mrs. Clare E. Erickson and Mrs. U. S. B. Morse. The ladies will be remembered In Algona as Pearl, Clare and Georgia Fisher, who lived in Kossuth county for many years. To Open Dist. 3 School, Irvingtdh Rich Point: At a special meeting of the Irvington school board, held on Friday evening, it was decided to open the school in District No. 3. Tills school has been closed for about ten years and the pupils in the district have -been taken to the Algona schools. The pupils in District No. 7 will be taken to other schools close and that school will remain closed. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Faith were Fort Dodge visitors Thursday. Marguerite Skilling spent Wednesday at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Mary Devine, Humboldt Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Raney, Chicago, were guests at the Hugh Raney home recently. The men are brothers. Mr. and Mrs. John Weber entertained Mrs. Weber's brothers and sisters in honor of their father, Frank ning. ^ ^ *:- **- * - "? ;^, _ • > % -; V eI^;^cT^^;v/V-/^ •» v *~r 4 *• '.,' »f- ';>? 'T*^j£•• a -<?& *>sJ POLICEMAN HIT BY STONE IN SHIPYARD STRIKE— Brooklyn, N. Y.—Sergeant Leo Russ of Mounted Squadron 2 clutches at his head after being hit by a stone allegedly thrown by a striker as non-striking employees of the Robbins Dry Dock and Repair Company went through the picket line after work recently. Some 200 police were on hand to preserve order. No serious outbreak was reported. Weber, on Thursday eve- Mrs. Carl Stoneking of I Mrs. Frank Capesius and Mrs. S. Gushing. Iowa, were here last week visiting relatives and friends. Mrs. Stoneking is the former Anna Carlson of Swea township. Vernon Ewing. who is employed by Wilson & Co. in their branch office here, went to Eagle Grove last Monday to attend the funeral of the company manager, Mr. Dixon. The Truitt evangelistic party of Des Moines closed a month's revival campaign at the Open Bible tabernacle tent here last Sunday night. Mr. Truitt Joined the group early last week. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond McCrary were here last Saturday visiting his mother, Mrs. Jennie McCrary. They were concluding a week's vacation from the store they operate in Fort Dodge. Mrs. Vera Farran of Minneapolis came last Friday to get her little son, Ralph who had been visit- Ing his aunt, Mrs. Ed Hammond, for a week. Mrs. Farran will be remembered M V«ra Johnson. Latter Sever came Sunday to vU- lt his cousins, Elmer, Floyd and Ray Smith. Lester la a traffic auditor for a St. Paul firm. He was ac- J. Devine attended a shower in honor Mrs. Frank Reding Wednesday afternoon. The nffair was held at the John Reding home in Irvington. R. H. Skilling drove to Cedar Falls Friday to get his daughter, Roberta and Ruth Black. The girls have been attending the summer school session at the Iowa State Teachers College. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Pickens and daughter-in-law, Mrs. Wallace Pickens of Granada, Minn., visited at the R. H. Skilling home Saturday afternoon. The Pickens were former residents of this vicinity. They lived for many years on the farm now owned by Clem Cunningham. Willard Stow Is Cafe Proprietor After Burt Dea Burt: A deal was completed las Saturday by which Willard Stow becomes proprietor of the Frazier cafe, possession to be given Sept 1. Willard is a home town boy, th> youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. P Stow. He has been employed as mechanic at the Christensen garage for the past several years. The Fraziers, who have only operated the restaurant a few months, have not yet decided where they will locate. Legion Hopes to Build The furniture and equipment of the American Legion has been moved from the Staehle hall and stored at the Ray McWhorter farm for the time being. The Legion is considering some the erection of a time ago bought hall and lot on Entertains Youngsters Mrs. Noble entertained 16 youngsters at her home last Friday afternoon in honor of Marjorie and Donna Jean. Present were Charles, Verle and Earle Elmorc, Roland and James Haas, James and Iris Lowman, Delia and Ellen Wltham, Jacqueline Lowman, Phyllis, Edward and Betty Jean Rich, June Rath and Harriet Vlning, Algona. which to build it. The site is that of the old livery barn north of main street. Mrs. Rachel Lowe Is spending a few days at the Bert Quinn home. Zola Shipler, Maxwell, is spending this week with Burt relatives. The Art Fandels spent Sunday at Whittemore with Mr. Fandel's parents. Mary Ann Smith was a Sunday dinner guest at the H. A. Thompson home. Mrs. Anna Nelson, Algona, visited Friday with Mrs. Gertrude Thompson. Raymond Carter, Waterloo, spent the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Carter. The W. W. Boettchers, J. G. McDonalds and Mrs. Maude H'anna spent Sunday at Tuttle Lake. Mrs. J. W. Dorrance, Mrs. G. C. Allen and Jennie Thompson vUlted the Fenton Sunday School Sunday. Mr. and Mr*. O. R. Brown, Well*, Minn., visited Sunday with Mrs. Kenneth Gellenfeldt haa been stay- Brown's mother, Mrs. Aug. Bahl- ng with the Mitchell children. | ing. Rev. L. Richmann and Ernest Riedel attended a west district Lutheran convention at LuVerne Monday. Lura Sewlck returned Saturday from Ireton, where she had spen ten days at the home of her broth er, Harry. The John Cambridges, Boone, visited Sunday at the Earl Miller home. Mrs. Cambridge is Mr. Miller's sister. The Harold Robas, Swea City, and the Clifford Holdings were supper guests Sunday evening at the G. C. Allen home. Hugh McDonald, Charles Hanna and John Schroeder went to Bow String Lake Saturday for a week's fishing. Erna Baars spent the week end lere with friends. From here she went to Rolfe to visit her friend, Trances Vaughn. Mrs. Joe Beitz and baby, Lake Crystal. Minn., came Sunday for a hree weeks' visit with her father, ... R. Daniels and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Scnroeder, Mr. ind Mrs. Carl Bahling and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Winchell started the end of last week on a trip to the Black Hills. Dr. and Mrs. Wallace, Algona, Miss Marie Grvoer and Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Meinzef were Sunday supper guests at the H. O. Buell home. Carol Larsen, Crystal Lake, visited from Wednesday to Sunday at the home of her uncle, Martin Lar sen. The Larsens took her home Sunday. Beada Kollasch, who Is employed in the state house at Des Moines, is spending a week's vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Kollasch. Mrs. Little, Kingsley, came Thursday for a visit at the home of her daughter, Mrs. K. J. Smith. On Sunday, the Smiths and Mrs. Little visited the grotto at West Bend. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Rlngsdorf and son, Wendell, and Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Hammerstrom and son, Kenneth and baby left Tuesday morning for Denver, where they expect to spend a week sightseeing. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Schrader spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. Schrader's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Smith at Elmore. A brother and his wife and a nephew and wife from Sioux City were also there. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Welske and daughter, Myrna, spent Friday and Saturday at Fairmont, Minn. Mr. Welske had a week's vacation from his duties at the creamery last week. His son, Harold, substituted for him. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Gilbert and daughter, Dorothy, Stillwater, Minn., visited Saturday at the Henry Gettman home. They were on their way home from a trip to Nebraska, and Kansas. Mr. Gilbert ia Mrs. Gettman's brother. Albert Manus, who Had spent a couple of days here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Manus, was called back to his home in Milwaukee Saturday night by the news that he was the fattier of a daughter, born Saturday. F. L. Pratt and daughters, Mar Ida and Zelpha Rae, returned on Sunday from a two weeks' fishing trip at Leech Lake, Minn. Rachel Clapsaddle, who had spent week with friends at Casa Lake returned home with them. Paula and Reuben Widdel, Clarence Pries, Edgar and Melvin lichmann, Readyn, spent Sunday at the Rev. L. Richmann home. Rev. John Zlmmermann, Algona, and Luella Blelch were also dinner guests at the Richmann home. Lots Graham, who has been employed in Mason City for some time, returned home Sunday for a few days' visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Graham. Lota will teach neat Mason City next year and will begin her work on Monday. Will Drager and family, Highland, Wis., arrived Friday for a week's visit with Mr. Drager's sister Mrs. Emll Leek. On Sunday, the Leeks and their guests, the Ralph Stewards and the Leonard Dragera, Algtma, had a picnic at the Call State Parkt Mr; and Mrs. Ross Rtngsdorf and sons, Kenneth and Royee, Mapleton, Minn., *nd Mrs. Trent* Rlngs- dorf w»fi! Sunday dinner guests at th« O. B. Brace home, they brought h*ma Sylvester Brace, who had spent & couple of weeks with them. Kenneth Rlngsdorf remained for a week's visit trttft retaHtres here. Mr. and Mrs. Merwyn Paine, of Omaha, visited over the week end with Merwyn's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Paine. Merwyn was married a few months ago and his par- ents had not become acquainted, with his bride before. Sunday afternoon, the Fairies ind their gueste visited at the Chester 8111 home h*ar Galbralth. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Kollasch attended a picnic at the state park at Algona Sunday. Others present included Mr. and Mrs. Julius Baas and family, Mrs. Fred Lehmann, Mr. and Mrs. ft. A. Behnke and family, selma Meyer, also Mr. and Mrs. August Janes, Chicago, and Beada and Loralne Kollasch, Des Moines. The same group were entertained for dinner Monday Carload of Furniture Just Arrived!! A, W. Amunson Optometrist Over Borchardts 32-34 Suites and Occasional Pieces For Complete Homes Don't be surprised by the sharp rise In furniture prices In September! They are definitely going up—so get yonr new furniture now, as prices are right and our stock -complete. Refurnish YOUR Home. FOSTER'S FURNITURE COMPANY All Electrical Work, including hooking up the stove, heating and cooling system done by our expert workmen. All light fixtures were selected from our stock of new, modern-type fixtures. See them yourself at our store. Pratt Electric Co. Phone 170 THE NEW MODERN COWAN HOME J> TJi'.ruii'Jily Iii-ulat'-cl U'jt.i, CAPITOL ROCK WOOL INSULATION TJii- Hours ami inside oak du<>r pan*-!-; are .Mimvax.-.i, and niUx-r til.,- on kit- ___chen and bathroom floors—all done by___ K, S, COWAN Saturday and Sunday Afternoons, from2 to 5 P. M. We invite you to inspect the New Cowan Home on North Colby St., within the reach of the average pocketbook, but embodying all of the most modern, up-to-date and convenient ideas in home building, from basement to roof. You will find that a small, inexpensive home, can fulfil! your fondest hopes. Open To Visitors-Sat., Sun., Aug. 28, 29; 2 to 5 THE BEST IN MATERIALS and WORKMANSHIP Go into every structure planned and built by our lirin. It i.s a pleasure to invite the pub- Ik- to see this new home. You, too, can have a home of your own at low cost. Stop in and talk it over. R. COWAN &SON GENERAL CONTRACTING OFFICE OVEB IOWA STATE BANK We are glad to have famished the brick, lumber, building materials from the basement to the top of the chimney for this new home. Congratulations to the builders on this fine, new *yHiHf>n to the new home* in Algona. F. S. Norton & Son Phone 229 THE NEW MODERN COWAN HOME Is Furnished With RUGS and FURNITURE from FOSTER FURNITURE CO. SEE THE NEW MODERN A1RE FURNACE—PLUMBING, HEATING INSTALLED BY GAIL F.TOWNE BUILDERS' HARDWARE FOR THIS NEW HOME FURNISHED BY KOHLHAAS and SPILLES

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