The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 18, 1938 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 18, 1938
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The Algona Jan. 18,1938 BURT CITIZEN, W. E. STAHL, 86 BURIED FRIDAY , 3 Daughters Survive; Lived Here for 38 Years Burt: Funeral services for W. E Stahl, aged 88, who died at his home here last Wednesday morn- Ing from acute obstruction of the bowel, following prolonged Illness with heart trouble, were held at the Presbyterian church Friday afternoon, the Rev. J. M. Doms conduct- Ing the service. Burial was in the Burt cemetery. William Edmond Stahl was born October 29, 1851, at Lodi, Wis. On March 12, 1874, he was married to Sarah Church. To this' union four children were born. A son, Fred E., died In Infancy. His wife and three daughter survive. They are Mrs. J. W. Dorrance, Mrs. F. J Mann of Van Nuys, Calif., and Mrs. S. J. Barteau, Oak Park, 111. He is also survived by two grandchildren, William Mann of Avon, N. Y., and Celia Louise Barteau of Oak Park, 111. They lived in Richardson county, Nebraska, from about 1880 to 1899, . when they moved to this county, where they have since resided. Pall bearers were J. W. Dorrance, W. E. Grover and son, Harold L J Fairbanks, Wesley and Clair Streator, nephews from Mankato, Minn. Woman In Wheel Chair 16 Years, Guest at Party West Bend: The neighbors of Mrs. William Rlley came In Saturday afternoon and pleasantly surprised her, the occasion being her 73r3 birthday. Mrs. Rlley has been In a wheel •chair for more than 18 years, with rheumatism, but Is always cheerful and enjoys having her friends and neighbors drop In and she has many friends. A lunch, which the self-invited guests brought with them, was served. Mrs. Rlley received a gift as a remebrance and all wished her many more happy . birthdays. Presbyterian Aid The Presbyterian Ladles' Aid met at the home of Mrs. Jerry Schutter Wednesday afternoon, with Mra. Homer Boevers assisting hostess. A 25-cent supper was served to a good •crowd after the business meeting. Mrt. V. H. Reid of Palmer, formerly of this place, spent Thursday In West Bend with friend*. Or. and Mrs. P. O. Dorweller drove to Algona Friday afternoon to attend the funeral of her uncle, Mr. Hutchison. Mrs. Ernest Bleuer, who has been 'very ill the past two weeks is 1m- 'provlng and is not paralyzed as at :flrst reported. This is good news to her many friends. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Qraham and Mr. and Mrs. Brown of Conrad. Iowa, sprat Thursday here with ^ 1 MNI?"^fH9"sWirYIIN^QPfn q uC r n < Ha future to spend the winter In Cal ifbrnia. The Grahams were former residents here. In The WEEK'S NEWS Current Events Photographed for The Algona Upper Des Moines DOUBLES TROUBLE FOR SCHOOL MARMS: Teachers in the Cresbard, S. D., Consolidated Schools are seeing double— and bifocals wouldn't help them, for seven sets of twins are enrolled among 220 students. Left to right they are: (back row) Floyd and Boyd Jones, Mavis and Avis Ryman, Dorothea and Doris Perry in high school; and Craig and Curtis McKay, Robert and James Cunningham, Verna and Vernon Connell, and Shirley and Harley Bardell in the grades. MOTHER OF SWEA TWP.UDY BURIED < Mrs. Alfred Nettleton Rites Held Tuesday at Swea City Armstrong: Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock 'at the Baptist church in Swea City for Mrs. Alfred Nettleton, of Simms, 111., but formerly a resident here. The Nettletons lived here many years nnd just recently moved to Illinois. Mrs. Nettleton passed away at her home in Illinois early Saturday morning. Jan. 8th. Her body was brought here to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Tankard Carlson, who lives in Swea township. She is survived by her husband. Alfred Nettleton of Simms, III., and eight children, two sons and six daughters. Their names as they come in ages are: Mrs. Ruth Carlson, Shirley Nettleton, Mrs. Emma Dolf, Mrs. Phoebe Dolf, Mrs. Bertha Anderson and Raymond Nettleton, all of Armstrong, then the Misses Viola and Lula Nettleton of Simms, 111. All the children with the exception of Raymond, attended the funeral. He Is at present in the Coleman hospital in Estherville suffering from serious internal injuries which he received when trying to push a car out of the snow, and IB was accidently crushed under he wheels. DEVELOPMENT FOB U. S. BOMBERS- Here is a startling uncensored photograph, never before offered for publication, of the machine-gunner's pit or "blister" built on the army's latest four-motred Boeing Bomber. It Is entirely bulletproof and the outside casement can be quickly opened for emergency. Details are now known. Many Students on Honor Roll . Of Schools Lone Rock: The following students received an average of 90 per cent or more in their regular subjects for the semester: seniors— Marian Jensen, Marjorle Jensen, Marjorie Pettlt; Juniors—John Sprank, Betty Marlow, Mavis Nyman; sophomores—Mary Ann Flaig; freshmen—Lucille Genrlch, Gerald Radig, Wllma Marlow, Dorothy Jensen, Doris Blanchard; eighth grade—Jean Arends, Maxine Flaig, Dorothy Hohfeon; seventh grade—Catherine Householder and Lou Frye; alxth grade ty Ann Sharp! MUi grade—Helen Jensen, Caroline Rath; fourth grade—Doris Gross, June Hanna NEW FROCKS OF IMPORTED IRISH LINEN Designed by met/t, Kenneth Householder, Ruth Kraft and Doris Marlow; third grade— Ersel Blerle, Catherine Flaig, Phyllis Hawks, Dorothy Lewis, Joyce Marlow, Frederick Rath; second grade—Shirley Culbertson, Kenneth Flalg. Phyllis Glfford, Beverly Lew- Is; flirst grade—Joan Flaig, Erwin Frye and Helen Sprank. Defeat Bancroft The local basketball teums defeated the Bancroft teams here on the local floor last Tuesday evening. The local boys won by the score 31 to 25, and the local girls, 33 to 31. The boys play at Fenton this Tuesday evening. The girls' tournament will be held this week Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Ledyard, the local girls playing Seneca Fri- eventng. The local seventh erea Burt. Mrs. Raymond Bierstedt and Elma Krueger spent Thursday at the C. E. Slgsbees, Burt, quilting. Mr. and Mrs. Arend Neeland at tended a shower in honor of Mrs Buffington, at the John Sleper home ,1 Buffalo Center last Tuesday aft rnoon and were supper guests at he Stephen Tjnden home in Woden The Mothers' club met lost Weday afternoon with Mrs. V. V. Frye nd Mrs. Mcrwin Marlow assisting Jlrsi Eugene Pearson and M!rs Lawrence Newbrough gave reports f the county home demonstration irojects. The next meeting will be with Mrs. N. L. Cotton with Mrs red Wegener assisting. Styles that have all the glamour of the movie queens, with new fashion details that you'll see worn by your favorite picture star* this season. Smart new sleeves, slim lines, swinging skirts, and »lnglng colorful patterns. They're made of genuine imported Irish Linen, in tuneful new prints. Just hi! Mike Collins, 95, West Bend, Buried West Bend: Michael Collins. 95. n old resident of this community, lassed away at his home here Sun- lay morning, Jan. 9th, after a few lours illness. He and his aged wife, who was 85, lave been in falling health for a number of years, mostly infirm- ties of old age. They have been ared for by a daughter, Nora Collns, who is a trained nurse. Mr. and irtrs. Collins lived on their farm south of town for many years, raising their family of five child- en, and family. Mr. Collins was i thrifty farmer. They moved to town more than 0 years ago, to their present home, -le is survived by his aged wife, rtrs. Frank Wirtz of Parker, S. D., ktrs. Charles Thatcher and Miss Nora of West Bend. Two sons preceded them in death. Charles, who was killed in a coal mine ac- ident in South Dakota a number of years ago, and John, who died last rear. Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. llth at the lome at 1:30 and burial was in the West Bend cemetery. About Town Says 60 Attend Union Musical Program Union: The ladles of the Union Mothers-and Daughters club and their husbands enjoyed i get-together party at the Earl Taylor home last Thursday, Jan. 13th. The luncheon wan in charge of Robert Harvey and HenryJTjaden^ They frtffljaS The program was given undei the direction of Joe Rlcker and Roy Sarchett with Jos Rlcker presiding. It consisted of a clarinet srlo by Phyllis Sawyer; n trumpet solo by Merle Pratt, both accom- ppnied by Mrs. Don Hutchins; a talk by Rev. Burgess of Algonn on "Heights and Depths"; two vocal solos by Mrs. Opal Bourne. Algon-i. accompanied by Frances Winkcl at the piano. Two songs were sung by Maxine Dickmeyer, age 7, accompanied on n mnndolin-guitar-harp by her mother, Mrs. E. L, Dickmcy- cr, who lives cast of Burt. About 60 persons attended. Walter Coady Buried in Algona Union: Funeral services for Walter Coady, former Union township farmer, who passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Tern Ryan at Williams, Iowa, were held Saturday, Jan. 8th, at the Wesley Catholic church, Father Wagner of- iciating. Burial took place in the family ot In Calvary cemetery, Algona. allbearers were Joe Bestenlehner, J. L. Malloy and H. J. Bode of At- _ona, Wm. Ricke, Geo. Cink and John Kellner of Wesley. Mrs. Coady preceded her husband n death by 13 years. He mad > his home with his son, James, for a ime after the death of his wife. Besides his immediate family, Mr. ^oady leaves a brother Tom of 3reenview, 111., and other kin. His many friends join with relatives in mourning the passing of a beloved friend and neighbor. Alftonlan* who harbor a jealous feeling toward our western neighbor, the city of Spencer, ca* glont with pride by learning Algona gave the state 11 grand more in sales tax than Spencer for the past yenr. • W * .Tames Duryoa Is showing, and proudly so. a letter of birthday greetings from Connie Mack, the baseball magnate. The two as boys played together in the eighties. * * It's street changing time nitnln. Fred Timm would like n verdict before April first when the telephone directory goes to press. By the wny, the telephone book is the only means one has to locate house nnd .street numbers at present. » * • A paper, printed In Orrmnn camp addressed to the Man About Town in a plain wrapper sans postage and return. No identification marks. Can't rend German, thanks. * • # Forrest Twogood, head bsnket- ball coach at the U. of Idaho, is petting old before his time. Lnst season his team lost nine games by one point and already this year three contests are recorded by n like margin. * * * tlmlcr direction of Game Wnrdon Pierce fish going over the dam at the Fisher bridge are being sorted and handled accordingly. Carp are thrown out, game fish go back to the deep water. Three cat fish estimated at five pounds each were handled in one day. (For you optimistic anglers). «• * » Fresh from law school In 1930 Howard Geering ran for the state legislature in Milwaukee on the democratic ticket. He picked the wrong year for in 1932 on the same ticket a street cleaner left his cart nnd broom to campaign successfully- * * • The firemen overlooked several good bets when they elected new members. Names of fellows who didn't miss a fire last year are available with a recommendation of having defeated the fire truck in races to the conflagrations. * * • It's time for the annual gnesslnc; contests terminating In December on the poular game of picking the spot where the first dead body in car accidents will be found and also the number to be mangled. * * * Is there anyone who hasn't smoked a cigarette directly or indirectly? My, a few years ago the deadly thing was going to kill everybody who used it. Now, grandma, ma, sister, daughter and all the male species smoke. Exceptions, few. * W • With. Bancroft, West Bend and Algona having fine skating rinks I why not a hockey league for next season? Skaters, plan now, other towns will fall in line. • • • Dick and Vaughn Using will «xm move Into their new quarters. During the rush season a crew of men are busy day and night making LuVerne Cemetery Association Elects Officers for 1938 LuVerne: The election of officers for 1938 was held at the meeting of the LuVerne Cemetery Association Thursday afternoon at the Community hall. Florence Hof was chosen as president nnd Mrs. F. I. Chapman will serve as vice- president. Mrs. Wm. Ellis is secretary and Mrs. L. H. Liehty. treasurer. Mrs. Kate Barton was reelected assistant secretary. Mes- dnmes George Tiede. J. L. Lichty, Chas. Wnlfe and Irvin Chapman gave a vocal number nnd a small group from the high school band played selections. Over 40 women were in attendance. The February meeting will be the annual social meeting on the evening of February 10. with the husbands as guests. Committees were appointed and plans made for this meeting. Former Tenelier Dies When one of last week's dally papers carried the account of the death nt Des Moines of Mrs. C. A. Sons, several of her former pupils nnd friends here remembered her ns Alice Fisher, principal of the high school here in 1921. She had died following an illness of sov- eral months. Surviving arc her husband, Dr. Sones. a daughter, Jean, 11 and a son, Donald, 9. Two Club Meetings Mrs. Wm. Marty, Mrs. Paul Blumcr, Mrs. R. C. Surby, Mrs. Fred Bnumgartner nnd Mrs. E. E. Hnn- cock were guests nt the regular meeting of the Tuesdny club lost week when Huldn Fritzemeier wns hostess. New Years resolutions were given for roll cnll and after the business meeting nt which Mrs. Peter Thompson presided. Mrs. Wm. Miller read n paper on "Benjnmln Franklin, n Great American." Mrs. Edith Smith's paper was on "Seven Modern Wonders of the World." Mrs. Anna Woito nssisted the hostess in serving refreshments. Seventeen members were present, nt the meeting of the J. J. club nt Mrs. John Jackson's, Friday afternoon. Customs of Yesteryear as Compared with Today, was the roll call answer nnd brought many memories of by-gone days. Mrs. Dirine Neal conducted n socinl hour nnd Betty nnd Barbara Wolf played n piano duet. Plans were made far the next meeting which is to be n radio party with all members taking part. Mrs. Tim O'Brien of Emmetsburg was a guest. iOUK CAft like STANDARD RED CROWN! Brownell Shoe Company's Mid-Winter Out go all tlio surplus Horns. Tnventory has born taken, and we've bought our spring shoes. We need mom for the new merchandise. Women's Shoes Hack One Odd Pairs, Off Sizes, etc, but all good shoes as to qualify. Cost, as high as $G 98c Rack Two Women's Shoes Cecil Williams has opened a feed store in the Ristau building. Robert Knutson, Armstrong, is now employed by Howard Looft at the City Meat Market. Mr. and Mrs. John Phillips moved into the Mrs. W. F. Godfrey residence the last of the week. Ruth Lichty came Wednesday from Chicago for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L Lichty. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Blumer Tuesday, Jan. 11. They now have a family of four boys and three girls. The Christian Endeavor society of the Presbyterian church will serve an oyster supper at the community hall Saturday evening from 5 to 7 and following the basketball tournament The Farm Building Clinic spon- JACKET FROCKS MO 95 Under their Jackets are lovely Spring frocks! Solids, prints and many combinations. Kresensky's regulation*Some folks wonder what keeps the old walls of the destroyed opera house standing. Fear of a wind whipping into a small gale seems force enough to topple them. * V * No matter the weather, one meets Dick Palmer on his daily visit to the Masonic Temple, nnd always a friendly greeting. Everett Lynville erett was a young jeweler at Lusby's turned last week for a visit. Everett wa sa young jeweler at Lu-sby'd and can be remembered, for his decorated jitney was one of the first. The Cullen boys, Ed and Pat, arc back in their old positions. Each boy left for other work but found Algona a hard town to beat. City teams in the bowling leagug are on the verge of doom and the members are scratching their heads wondering how to stop the onrushing Titonka pin men. •orcd, by the ' Yard* Inc. Interesting and instructive. There were no aet talks but persona] discussions were given and displays of insulating materials and methods of ventilation were exhibited Doughnuts and coffee were served to those attending. New Daughter For Sexton Girl Sexton: Mr. nnd Mrs. Alfred Op- helm of Staples, Minn.. lire the parents of a T-! pound daughter, born Dec. 24th. Mrs. Ophoim is tIn- former Nell Wise, daughter of Mrs. Sarah Wise, nnd lived here until a year ago when she with her husband, moved to a farm near Staples. They also have another small son. Better Styles, Greater Variety of Sizes; Full Rack to Choose from, reduced to S* Women's Shoes Ties, Oxfords and Straps, Best Grades, Better Styles, all fall styles, Airsteps 1.98 2.95 Special Close-out Ladies Hose 59c W6 are closing out all service-weight hose in stock— all made by (Jlaussner, mostly light cotors v siies 8%, 9's, 9V4—regular 88c and $1.00 hose' Shoes .,a x S children's and misses'' shoes Take your choice; these ordinarily sell for $1.50-$2.50 98c BROWNELL'S SHOE COMPANY "The Shoe Store of Kostuith County" Union Farmers To New Locations Union: The Albert Wibben family moved last week to a farm north- and east of Burt. Elmer Hansen, south of Algona, brother of Mrs. Clair Winkle, will move on the farm vacated by the Wibbens. The John Jacobs family left last week for Austin, Minn* Cleo Black, who takes the farm vacated by the Jacobs, will not move for a time. The Penton family will move to a small acreage south and east of LuVerne. LuVerne Loses In Boone Valley Loop LuVerne: Livermore and Goldfield basketball teams were leading in the Boone Valley standings, on Friday, with three games won and none lost. Marshall Nelson, Goldfield, was leading the scoring with 38 points in three games. For Livermore, Olson, Segar and Logue present a high scoring combination. On Friday night, Lu- Verne played at Corwith, Bode at Livermore and Renwlck ut Goldfield. Livermore and Goldfleld won their games. The LuVerne boys lost their game 36 to 33. They were leading until the very last when Corwith made two baskets. The LuVerne girls won over the Corwith team, making a record of winning eight consecutive games with no losses. Rudy Hardtc Are Hosts to Team Swea City: Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Hardt gave a tfrkey dinner to the basketball boys last Thursday evening, Jan. 6. The party included the first six players: Melvin Krumm, Donald BiUborough, Bobby Berggren. Gene Fagerlund, Keith Griffith and Ellis Pehrson. Also present were Mr. and Mrs. Armand Schuler and Mr. Roth. "I Feel Better, and Safer, since I started a Savings & Loan Account" Land is Moving! Sales Reported. McDonald & Company have reported two land sales to us that were made during the past few days. I). L. McDonald sold the P. T. Hegarty 320 acre farm in Plum Creek township to Leo J. Miller, also of Plum Creek township. Possession is to be given March 1. Jasperson, the present tenant, will remain there for another year. He also sold the nicely improved 100- acre Nellis farm, 1 mile east of Whittemoie on the pavement to Chris Olson of Lotts Creek Possession is tu be given March 1. Mr. Olson bought his present farm home- in Lotts Creek two or three years ago and will fiirm his new land in connection with his present farm. Gardner on Dau Farm Union: Donald Gardner nas rented the Herman Dau farm for the coming year. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Gardner of Plum Creek. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Wagner and Carol spent Tuesday and Wednesday at the Gus Bosalis home in Cherokee. Mrs. Frank Flaig entertained at a quilting bee Thursday evening. Attending were Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, Mrs. Ray Snyder, Mrs. W. G. Flaig, Mrs. Eugene Pearson, Mrs. H. J. Rice. Mrs. Alex Krueger and Mrs. Jim Ackerman. Card of Thanks We wish to express our thank.s and appreciation to the many neighbors acd friends for flowers and kindness extended to us during the illness and death of our beloved husband and father.—Mrs. Peter and family. 3* Save Now For The Things You Want No matter how little or how much you can save, either regularly or when your income permits, you can get further ahead financially by saving in this Federal Savings and Loan Association. With earnings of 4Ci per annum, your savings earn extra income and being compounded semi-annually grow rapidly. ! With Safety Iiuured up to $5,000 by an agency of the United States Government, you save safely and can build a reserve for the things you want, confident that your account will be intact later. (Dividends Are Now Being Paid «>n Jiusis of 4< L Annually) ALGONA FEDERAL SAVINGS and LOAN ASSOCIATION $1 OPENS AN ACCOUNT Algona, Iowa H. R. Cowan, Pres. M. G. Norton, Vice Prea. C. R. LaBarre, Secy-Treas. G. W. Stillman, Counsel M. P. Weaver, H. M. Hauberg, A. L. Peterson, Frank Kohlhaas, Board Members

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