The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 23, 1937 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 23, 1937
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OLSON FAMILY REUNION HELD NEARFENTON Bertel Berkeland Home Scene of Picnic Dinner, Sunday The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Sept. 23,1937 Fenton: A reunion of the Olson family was held Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bertel Berkeland, west of Fenton. A picnic dinner was held at noon with the following attending: Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Christensen and son of Fort Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Pasky and son and Richard McBride of Lehigh; Mr. and Mrs. Ole Bratlund and daughter. Gladys, and son Henry, and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bratrud and children of Graettinger; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Thompson and daughter of Cylinder, Mr. and Mrs. Thog. Cody Mr and Mrs. Calmer Randa and children, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Olson. Mr. and Mrs. Sigurd Olaon and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Olson and their families of Ringsted, and Mr and Mrs. Sam Olson and son, Elmer of Fenton. Former Pastor Dies Rev. E. T. Gerkin, a Methodist pastor at Hinton, Iowa, near Sioux City, passed away Saturday following n heart attack. He is survived by his wife and son, Arthur the latter of Sioux City. His daughter, Leila, preceded him in death. The Rev. Gerkin is n former Fenton Methodist pastor and lived here for five years. Rev. Gerkin retired for a time shortly after leaving Fenton because of ill health and had just in the last two years been able to have a charge. Mr. and Mrs. Ole Berkeland nnd family visited Mrs. Berkeland's brother. Andrew Olson, at Comfrey, Minn., Sunday. Mr. nnd Mrs. Elmer Weisbrod and family nnd Mrs. John Light visited Mrs. M.-iry Kohlstodt and family nt Ayrshire Sunday. Mr. nnil Mrs. Clarence ThecsfieUl attended the Jnloppy Dorby auto rnrrs nt the North low.-i fair Kromuls in Mnson City, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Humphrey nnd daughter. Ruth Ellen and son, Glass Auto Glass Keplaced while you wait. We carry a complete stock of window glass Greenberg Auto Supply 36-tf Sidney, were entertained at the G. M. Miller home in Ringsted Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bettin and family of Forest City and Ardis Voigt of Titonka spent Sunday here with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Boevers and Mrs. Carrie Voigt. Mr. and Mrs. U M. Holldorf and twin daughters, June and Jean and William Holldorf, all of Ceylon, Minn., were entertained at the Wil bur Holldorf home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod and Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Geronsin visited at the Charles Schemmel home at Swea City and the L. A. Peterson home in Rtngsted Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Herman' Gade entertained at dinner Sunday evening Mrs. Carrie Haase and daughter, Pearl, and son, Gall of Algona, Earl of Bancroft and Clifford nnd Alvira Laabs of Fenton. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Gadc and family went to West Bend Sunday evening to visit Mr. Gade's parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Gnde. Mrs. August Gade is suffering ill health the past few days. Mrs. Jay Woods of Jefferson came Friday for a week's visit here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Weisbrod and other relatives. She is a sister of Mrs. Carl Kern and Walter Weisbrod. Elinor Ann Denker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Denker of Lester, nnd granddaughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod was injured In an auto accident last week nnd is In the Rock Rapids hospital. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Kennedy and Mr. and Mrs. William Alderson visited Mrs. Carrie Peppard and Mr. and Mrs. George Peppard and family at Fairmont, Sunday. The Peppard families formerly lived west of Fenton. Mrs. Durwood Eigler accompanied Dr. J. A. Mueller to Chicago last week Wednesday and will visit her sisters. Bert and Vivian Husknmp, while Dr. Mueller is taking a week's post graduate course in surgery at the Cook County hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Coleman and daughter. June of Palisade, Colorado, arrived in Fenton Monday morning for a short visit here with Mrs. Coleman's brothers. Ervin and Elmer and William of Algonn nnd Gcrhnrdt of Corwith and with other relatives. Mr. nnd Mrs. Hugo Mittag and daughter, Arlcnc of Truesdnle. lown. spent the week end here svith relatives. Mr. Mittag is manager of an elevator nt Truesdale. They were accompanied to Fenton by John Knpe, section foreman at. Sioux Rapids, who came to spend the time here with his family. The Methodist Ladies' Aid society met in the church parlors Friday afternoon with the annual election of officers. The following were elected with Mrs. Carrie Voigt, president: Mrs. C. C. Voigt, vice president: Mrs. Wilfred Stoebcr, secretary: Mrs. J. A. Mueller, treasurer. Hostesses were Mrs. Raymond Stocber, Mrs. Philip Wander. Mrs. S. E. Strnley and Mrs. Wilfred Stoeber. Raymond Schmidt. Maynard Bur- wnsh. Perry Jensen nnd Fred Zwic- fel left this week for Ames, where they will attend Iowa State College. Perry will be a freshman and will take a Liberal Arts course, Raymond Schmidt will take a course in journalism. Fred Zwiefel i«lso n freshman, will study electrical engineering, nnd Mnynard Burwash is .starting his second year of general engineering. News Items of Fenton Vicinity Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Goetsch were entertained at dinner Sunday nt the Earl Osborn home near Seneca. Mrs. Kate Newel of Hartley visited at the Charles Newel and G. B. Johnson homes Saturday and Sunday. Ruth Weisbrod spent from Saturday to Monday with her grandmother, Mrs. J. C. Kresensky, in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gardner had as their guests Sunday, Mrs. Gardner's parents, Mr. and Mrs. McGregor of Swea City. Mr. and Mrs. William Schulte of Gaylord, Minn., visited with their son, Henry and family in Fenton from Thursday to Friday. John R. Waitc, son of Dr. and Mrs. J. T. Waite, who is attending junior college at Estherville. spent the week end here with his parents. Ben Leudtke, Herman Leudtke and son, Ervin and Lawrence Geitzenauer left Thursday for northern Minnesota for several days fishing. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Losse and son, Kenneth of Lake City visited Rev. and Mrs. J. T. Snyder Sunday. Mr. Losse is a brother of Mrs. Snyder. Mary Alice Gibbons of Whittemore spent the week end with her mother, Mrs. Grace Gibbons and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Kliiss. Mr. and Mrs. William Jentz and daughter, Janice, spent Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Jentz's sister, Mrs. Elmer Frink and family near Emmetsburg. Rev. and Mrs. H. D. Stahmer and family of Fairville went to Charter Oak, Iowa, Sunday where the reverend preached a sermon at the mission festival. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tieman and family nnd Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Theesfield and family were entertained nt dinner Sunday at the Arthur Tictz home in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hayenga and Mrs. Harry Haase and daughter. Shirley Mae. were Fairmont visitors Saturday. On Monday they were business' visitors in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Frank and daughters, Phyllis. Pauline and Shirley went to Hancock, Minn., on Friday to visit Mr. Frank's brother, Lou Frank nnd family. They returned home Monday. Mrs. H. C. Mclllroy of Ionia and her son. Barrett of Sioux Falls and Miss Eileen Archer of Ledyard, visited from Friday to Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. J. A. G. Smith. Mrs. Mclllroy and Mrs. Smith are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kuecker nnd baby daughter of Omnha visited Mr. Kueckcr's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kuecker and Mrs, Kueckcr's mother, Mrs. Henry Miller, and other relatives from Friday to Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schneider enjoyed a week's visit from Mr. Schneider's brother, Fred Schneider and the lattcr's son and daughter- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William Schneider, all from \Vest Liberty. They returned home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Peterman and daughter. Lavonne of Hawley. Minn., visited from Friday to Tuesday here with Mr. and Mrs. George Siems. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Beck and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wcgener and families. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod entertained at, dinner Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Davis of DCS Moines, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Losse and son. Kenneth of Lake City and Rev. and Mrs. J. T. Snyder and son, Warren, nnd daughter. Phyllis. Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Dehnert and daughter, Donna Mae and Doris and son, Arlo, of LuVernc. Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Bonn and daughter, Mary Ann nnd Mr. and Mrs. E. K. Johnson and daughters, Marjorie and Eunice and son, Kenneth were entertained nt the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Johnson. Sunday. Breakfast of Great Americans Wins Famous Scientist! ROY CHAPMAN ANDREWS, GREAT AMERICAN SCIENTIST AND EXPLORER, SAYS: NINE TOWNS REPRESENTED AT BIG WALTHER RALLY, 19TH, WEST BEND Emil Huskamps Lose Infant Boy Armstrong: Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon for the infant son, Kenneth Allan, of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Huskamp. The infant died late Tuesday evening, Sept. Hth, shortly after birth. The Rev. R. R. Irwin conducted a short service at the grave and burial was made in the Armstrong Grove cemetery. Mrs. Huskamp is the former Hulda Wnldcrs of this place. The Messrs. Harvey nnd Reuben Knudson who live here arc both brothers of the deceased man. The interment was made in the Armstrong Grove cemetery. To I', of So. Dakota Earl Houseman went to Vcrmll lion. South Dakota, this week to enter the University of South Dakota to work.for hi* master's degree. Earl graduated this year from Mornlngside College at Sioux City. To MicliiKiin College Miss Grace Gmirde resumed her college duties nl Buttle Creek, Michigan, this week. Siie is the dnilglitrr nf Mr. and Mrs. I 5 . A. Gnardu and is a senior there this BRACES-UP NERVES *..;'" f DIGESTION I FOB YOUR FORT DEARBORN HOTEL 550 ! ItOOMS FROM Under new management this 18-story fireproof building is being completely remodeled and refurnished . . . Every convenience, including running ice water in every room . . . New air conditioned Coffee Shop serving excellent food at lowest prices. U SA1LE & VAN BUBEN STREETS LA SALLE STREET STATION CHICAGO Wedding Revealed Miss Kern Flippcn of this pl-irc nnd JiiliiiH Hnnst-n of Ring.strd, were married Sept. -Ith nt Vermillion. South I'akotn. The bride's sister iiml husband from Sioux City were attendunts. Mrs. Hnnseii 1ms operated Fern's beuuty shop here for several years and Hanson fitrms on ;i farm nenr Ringsted. Mlidrcd Crnoli in in Chicago attending thc Evangelistic institute. John Johnson of Hcdrk-k, Jnd.. is visiting at the Walter Conn home. Mrs. Anna Dows of Washington, Pa., is visiting nt the Wallace Richmond home here and also with other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Stewart nnd son of Moline, 111., arrived here the end of the week to attend the fun- em! of Mrs. Stewart's father, Mr. Floyd. The Misses Lorraine Johnson and Dorothy Knudson, students at a Mankato. Minn., business college, spent the week end at their respective homes here. Seneca Man Loses Straw Shed, Fire Seneca: Mike Kennedy, farmer north of Senecn, can consider himself rather luiuky. Saturday noon, a -straw shed on his farm caught lire and burned to the ground. With the help of a large number of neighbors and friends, nothing else was badly damaged. Frank Hanna spent Saturday and Sunday with Glenn Paulsen. Mr. and Mrs. Tom St. John spent Friday evening at the Ole Johannson home. Mr. and Mrs. John Ridder of near Des Moines spent Sunday at the C. C. Voigt home. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hanson and family spent Tuesday evening at the Tom St. John home. The Seiieeu school pupils enjoyed u day's vacation Monday. The teachers attended an institute in Algona. Mrs. Cnalmer Bonnickson of Ringsted, Mildred Wilberg and Blanche Voigt called on Ruby Paulsen Sunday afternoon. Wesley Patterson, who is attending Iowa State Teachers' College at Cedar Falls, spent the week end at the parental O. R. Patterson home. Margie, Alice and Mary Lenihan and Leon Johannson returned home one day the latter part of the past week from Fairmont, where they were employed In a canning factory. tiood Time* Are 4u»t Around the Corner In The C»H Theatre, where the Algoo* Upper De* Maine*' New IM1 CoaUuf School will wtocome you an Sept *7, U wid f ' West Bend, Fenton and Burt Folks Named As Officers Fenton: A Wnlther League rally was held nt West Bend Sunday. Sept. 10. Walther Leaguers from Fenton, Garner, Burt, Fairville, and West Bend attended. The young people's societies of Whittemore, Lotts Creek, Mallard and Algona also attended. Church services in the afternoon were in charge of Rev. R. G. Stephan of Newell, Iowa, who delivered n very inspiring sermon to the youth attending. Following the services, election of officers of zone 10 for the next two years, was held, with the following result: president, Henry Zinnell of West Bend; vice president, Lorena Dreyer of Fenton; secretary, Laura Bell of West Bend and treasurer, Luella Blelch of Burt. The evening's entertainment consisted of songs around a crimp fire after which each league contributed to a program presented in the Legion Hall. The contribution of the Fenton League to the program was a musical .sketch entitled "Three Old Maids", from Lynne. presented by Irene Klerliu run, Ruth Kabclitz, Maxine Jentz, Howard Schulte, Veriiou Ohm and Irvin Rorchardt. Everyone attending hail an enjoyable time although a shallow was cast over the entire sroup. espi-r- ially the Bend league, by the untimely itcciilentnl death nf one of their active League members. Herman Habegar. which ornirml on the evening previous. Recent Bride Is Guest At Shower Doan: A post nuptial miscellaneous shower was given for Mrs Howard Sparks, nee June Dimonil, last Saturday afternoon at the home of her parents, Mr. anj Mrs. Guy Dimond. About 24 ladies attended and the bride received many useful gifts. A dainty lunch of pink and white brick ice cream, angel food cake and wafers was served. Rally Day, 26th Rally Day \vill be held at the Doan church Sunday, Sept. 26. At the close of the Sunday School at 11:30 there will be a basket dinner. In the afternoon there will be a program and Rev. Patterson will give a talk. A good attendance is desired. Minnie Angle of Fort Dodge .spent last week with her father, Amos Angle and other relatives The Ladies' Aid will serve a fried chicken supper with trimmings .-it the Doan church Tuesday evening. Sept. 2H. The public is invited. Mrs. Agatha Haiiien. Mrs. V'lva Hoover and Mrs. Pearl A:;a attended a one o'clock luncheon at the Algona Hotel, given by the Algona Woman's club at Algona last week Wednesday. Sept. 22. Mrs. Houghton of Red Oak. past president, was the speaker. WESLEY NEWS Mr. and Mrs. William Ward and family returned home early Saturday morning from International Falls, Minn., where they had been visiting for a week at the Frank Wallbellig home. While up north they also drove into Canada for a little trip. Mrs. J. T. Meurer and two children, Cheryll Ann and Jimmie, were guests with other members of the Lerakee family at the Henry Aroan home in Algona Sunday, where all gathered to honor Mrs. Elizabeth Lemkee who on Saturday celebrated her 75th birthday anniversary. Watch the Full-Tiine Servant* at Work In the Faecuutt- ing, Model Kitchen minted hi The Altfoua Upper De» Molne» Modern Cooking School, Coming M i > in^»j'. TuMdpy, Wednesday morning* next week to the Orii WESLEY FROSH INITIATED AT PARTY, FRIDAY Eighteen "Baby Class" Members Put Thru Their Paces Wesley: The freshman class of the public school, with 18 members, were duly initiated into high school •F-iday when all members of that clnss were made to do stunts behooving of the baby class. That evening the upper classmen entertained the freshmen at n party held at the high school building when further "tortures and embarrassing stunts" were thrust upon the youngsters to perform before the group. Sunday School Picnic Eleven members of the young people's Sunday School class in the Methodist church gathered on the church lawn during the Sunday School lion." where all enjoyed n picnic lunch at noon. The class also held election of officers and Arlo Dawson wns named president; Elmer Glawe. vice president: and Mrs. Milton Giddinps, secretary- treasurer. A teacher is yet to be elected. Old Man Stork! Mr. and Mrs. Julius P. Kinder nre the parents of n baby girl born to them early Saturday morning. She was brought to holy baptism Sunday and received the name of Carol Joan with Mr. nnd Mrs. Louis VVingert, Jr., being the sponsors. Mrs. Anthony Johnson is caring for nursing duties in the Studer home. \VoHlcy Unit* C'nrwlth The Wesley high school baseball tcnm wore victorious in a game played with Corwith there Friday evening after school. The nnnuiil Junior-Senior Hunt is scheduled to be hclil this week Friday night. Miss Fiilcli;i Skow has enrolled as a freshman student at Waldorf Collet;!' ;it Forest City. Mr. and Mrs. Lnel T. Root enjoyed n visit .Sunday from his father mid brother of Ventura, Dr. and Mrs. R. K. Richardson en U'rt 'lined relatives from Blooming Prairie. Minn., Sunday. Mrs. Gladys Carey of Des Mpincs is here for u visit in the home of her sister. Mrs. Charles Krnus. The Julius Wingert family of Minnesota, spent Sunday in Wesley visiting his mother. Mrs. Michael Wingert. Mr. nnd Mrs. R. C. Bauer spent Friday evening at Whittemore visiting her brother, J. P. Uhlenhake and family. Supt. and Mrs. E. D. Ravlin entertained his parents and his brother nnd wife and baby, all from Hampton. Sunday. The American Legion Auxiliary unit wil! hold their regular meeting Thurday night wtlh Mrs. Frank Kouba, Jr., as hostess.' Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ivfadson and .son, John of DCS Moines spent the week end visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hanson. Miss Gosinri Srhultor. intermediate Rr;idc trvirlier. spent tho work end at West Bend with her parents. Mr. nnd Mrs. Jerrv Sohut- ter. Miss Mary Harris nnd her friend. Cliff Jenks nf F.ngle drove were Thursday evening dinner guests at the home of her sister, Mrs. Milton Giddings. A goodly number of local fnm- ilies drove to Bancroft Sunday to be present for the Field Meet. Vee Mtillin is local Conservation League chairman. Mr. nnd Mrs. Snm Alne nnd Irving and Rosalie drove to Story City Sunday to visit at the home of her parents. Mr. nnd Mrs. L. Scversieke. Mrs. Pnul Kngen nnd Miss Isabel Kerrins drove to Forest City, where they spent the afternoon Friday with Mrs. Clarence Donovan nnd infant daughter, Carol Elizabeth. Mr. nnd Mrs. Emil Wester returned homo Monday evening from Keosnuqua where they went for a visit over the week end with their son, Karl, wife nnd baby daughter. Mr. nnd Mrs. R. B. Hopkins left Monday for Hot Springs. Arkansas, where they are enjoying n two weeks' vacation. Mr. Hopkins has n relief ngent nt the Milwaukee station. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Gesme nnd three children of Emmons. Minn., nnd Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gesme of Lake Mills were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. nnd Mrs. L. L. Lcnse. Mr. and Mrs. Vcrnon Studer returned home the fore part of this week from northern Minnesota to where they went on a fishing trip with the Erdmanns and Dr. Wai- leys of Corwith. Mrs. John Anderson of Fowler, Colorado, who is here visiting, her daughter, Mrs. Julius Kunz, spent most of last week with former neighbors and friends in the territory about four or five miles northwest of town. Mr. nnd Mrs. Philip Thornton nnd twin sons of Storm Lnke, together with her father nnd mother. Mr. and Mrs. W. Z. Miller and daughter, Lois of Sexton, .spent Sunday afternoon visiting at the Milton Giddings home. Miss Rhnnnaiian, principal of the local high school, received word on Sunday of the critical illness of her uncle. Monsignor Slinnnnhnn at I iiwenport. Miss Shnnnnhnu mude her home with her uncle while attending four years of college. Rectal Diseases Varicose Veins and Rupture I use the ambulant method In treating these conditions. This means that you suffer very little If any pain, do not hnve to go to bed or lose nny blood. You can go right en with your regular work and lose no time except for a few minutes in my office once a week. You are welcome to come in for an examination without charges. At that time I can explain my method of treatment. Dr. S. W. Meyer, D. O. GENERAL HOSPITAL Algona, Iowa 21-tf Mr nn<l Mrs. Al Wacner and Pwieht of Bode, nnd Miss N'iivx Mar \Vn«ncr of Mnson City, ami Mr. nnd Mrs 15 R Hopkins, were entertained Sunday for dinner M 1lie home of Mr. and Mis Ben F. Felt. Tho Felts are planning nn leaving for Florida some time next month. Miss Agnes Borer, primary teacher, enjoyed n visit over the week end from her sister nnd n Rirl friend, both of Hampton. In the afternoon on Sunday the three girls accompanied by Miss Lorene Johnson, nnd Miss Mabel Cecil Stage. drove to West Bend to view the grotto. H. W.POST Dray and Transfer Storage of all kinds Long distance hauling Every load insured Btralnst loss or damage. Equipped to do ft". kinds of draytng and hauling. C. S. 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