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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 1, 1938
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BURTBOYWEDS POPULAR FORMER T1TONKAGIRL Young Couple Will Make their New Home in Montana Hurt: Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Bleich nave received an announcement of the marriage of their son, Raymond to Beryl Bogges, daughter of Mrs. Lucia B. Craven, Ames. The wedding occurred on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Spokane, Washington. Raymond Is a graduate of the Hurt high school and had three or four years work at Iowa State College at Ames. For nearly two years he has been employed by the Universal Insulation Co. of Chicago connected with a vermicullte mine at Lib- toy, Montana, where the newlyweds -will be at home. The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Feb. 1,1938 Men's Dinner A fair crowd attended the men's •dinner at the Presbyterian church Thursday evening. A fine program •with P. P. Krlethe as toastmaster, •was given as follows: address by the Rev. Fausnaugh, Estherville, on "Man's Place In the Church"; origial skit, featuring takeoffa on several local business men, with L. A. Boettcher taking the part of Gus; others in the cast were Elza Woltz, Rev. J. M. Doms, R. C. Dremmel and Supt Bowie; R. S. McWhorter gave a talk; Joe Graham a humorous reading; Mr. Luther, Ledyard, led in community singing and sang two solos. Babby Thaves also sang two solos. Birthday Party A dozen friends gathered at the Tribute to Archie ttutchhon O. R. W. In Bnrt Monitor Kossuth county lost one of Its noble men In the death of Archie Hutchison, Owning two good farms near Burt, he was well known In this vicinity. As a citizen he was generous, unselfish and a true friend to those intimate with him. *or many years he took an active part in the upbuilding of Kossuth county. He was especially Interested in agriculture and as such was a bitter enemy of the Canada thistle and used every means to eradicate it not only on his farms but urged nnd assisted others to do likewise. As a landlord he was highly respected by every honest tenant on his farms and treated the dishonest tenants with leniency. As a lawyer he did more to persuade people to settle their difficulties between themselves than to urge them Into a lawsuit. As a Christian he was a loyal supporter and faithful attendant, of the church and stood Four square for an every day Chrlst- an living. In later years, one of iis favorite quotations were the Carl Reynolds home Wednesday evening to help Mrs. Reynolds celebrate hef birthday. Bridge formed the evening's entertainment. Those present were the Messrs, and Mesdames P. W. Kollasch, R. A. Bleich, E. C. Schwietert, Julius 3aas, L. H. Rledel and Herman Bussie. On Wednesday afternoon she was again surprised by a group of women friends, who gathered at her home in honor of the occasion. Fire at Burt The fire department was called Tuesday morning to put out a fire at the W. J. Lockwood home. Mr. Lockwood had tried to thaw pipes under the bathroom floor and this caused the fire. Not much dam- gae was done. Mrs. Al Staehle has been on the sick list the past week. Specially priced at $1.98 and $2.98 All head sizes Pillboxes! Sailors! Bowl Bretons! Kresensky's words of Paul: "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith, etc." During his student years he became quite efficient In the use of the German language. This gave him a special Interest In the Germans who came to this part of Iowa and also added to his practice. One day two young men came to his office to buy a piece of land which he owned In the west part of the county. Mr. Hutchison asked $25 an acre and they offered him $20. Then the young men talked among themselves in German, not knowing Mr. Hutchison would understand their conversation. They agreed they wanted the land, but one would leave the office saying $20 was all they would pay, but the other should stay and await the outcome. At this juncture Mr. Hutchison burst out in his usual ha-ha and said in German: "No, gentlemen, $25 Is the least I will take." Tne young men were so dumfounded, that they accepted his offer. The Harold Stewards moved on Friday into the W. E. Stahl home. Walter Bunkofske, who had been employed In Chicago the past two years, returned home last week. Mrs. J. H. Graham returned Saturday from Webster City where she had spent the week with relatives. The Legion and Auxiliary met on Tuesday, Feb. 1, at James Christ- ensens. A covered dish luncheon was served. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Mack, Hardy, spent Monday at the W. J. Lockwood home. Mrs. Mack is Mr. Lockwood's sister. Mrs. Ellen Hanna, Shindier, S. D., came Wednesday for a visit at .the Ed Marlow home and with other friends and relatives. The Cecil McDonalds, Sioux City spent the week end at the O. P. McDonald home. Mr. McDonald has been in very poor health of late. ' Dean Clapsaddle, Iowa State medical student,. spent a between semester holiday with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddle, last week. Charles Hanna left Thursday evening for Iowa City, wncre he will resume work at the state university. He had not been in school the first semester. Mrs. R. W. Rash returned last week Wednesday from Charles City, where she had spent a few days with her greataunt, Mrs. Mary Orchard and helped her celebrate her birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Anderson took the body of their ten-month old son, Ronald Glenn, to Frazer, Minn., Tuesday for burial. The child died Monday morning after a few days' sickness. Mrs. George Koestler has been confined to her bed the past week with sinus and eye trouble. Raemond Koestler, who teaches in Spencer, came home Friday for the week end. The school southwest of Burt, which was closed a week or two ago because of scarlet fever, reopened Monday. All books were destroyed and the buUding SMART NEW GABARDINES Greet Spring with t firm graceful stride in Natural Poise Shoe*... acclaimed for their marvelous comfort.. .youthful chic! They are designed over new equalizer lasts thac create exact dimensions and a perfect arch to give your feet lasting case... your bffutu>itui-al poise! AAAA to E. and $5.50 (jiiJiuntteJ in aJivrliied in Good Housekeeping Mary Jean and Stella Rachut were released from quarantine for scarlet fever Thursday and went to Brltt to spend a week before entering school. The Rachut home will be under quarantine for another week. Friday morning's Des Moines Register carried a picture of Betty Graham, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Graham, having her fingerprints taken. Des Moines high school students arc being finger-printed. Mrs. Kenneth Strayer who was ill a week or two ago with scnrlet fever and strpetococcus infection, is reported to be much improved. Mrs. Frank Bnhling, who has been confined to her bed for several weeks is also better. Mrs. Frank Anderson returned to her home at Brooten, Minn., last Wednesday after caring for her mother-in-law, Mrs. John Kuchen- reuther, a couple of weeks. She had been seriously ill with heart trouble, but is improved. A good crowd attended a sub- district Christian Endeavor meeting, which was held at the Presbyterian church Wednesday evening. Speakers included the Rev. Irwin, Armstrong; the Rev. Burton, Gruver; Howard Knotts, Laurens. There were also several musical numbers. JOHNB.HANSEN DIESATFENTON Born in Denmark 75 Yrs. Ago; Leaves Wife and Seven Children John B. Hansen died at his home in Fenton last week Wednesday morning after a long illness. Five weeks ago Mr. Hansen was taken to the hospital for an operation which disclosed his true condition. He was given the best of care by his wife and family. John Berthold Hansen was born in Denmark, May 3. 1864, nnd passed away Jan. 26, 1938. nt the age of 73 years, 8 months and 23 days. When six years old he came to this country with his parents nnd settled on a farm six miles west of Story City, Iowa. Here he greiv to manhood. On •dan. 4, 1897, he was united in marriage at Boone to Mnry Mott of Walnut, Neb. For the first two years they lived on the Hansen farm, then after one year in Boone they lived on a farm near Story City, nnd In 1902, they established a home on a farm 34: miles northwest of Fenton where they remained for 18 years. In 1920 they came to Fenton, where they have remained ever since. Nine children were born to Mr. nnd Mrs. Hansen, two preceding their father in death, Howard dying in infancy and Mrs. Hilda Voigt several years ago. Besides his wife he is survived by seven children, Mrs. Mary Kerker, Benson, Minn.; Mrs. Florence Saxton, Ringsted; J. Hansen, Blooming Prairie, Minn.; Mrs. Carolyn Butler, EJlendale, Minn.; Mrs. Alice Elbert and Mrs. Ethel Fnrrell of Whittemore and Mrs. Grace Goetsch of Fenton; also 27 grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Christina Mott of Boone, nnd many friends. Funeral services were held Friday in Fenton at the home a: 1:30 and nt the Methodist church at 2 p. m. with the Rev. J. G. Waterman in charge nnd the Rev. J. T. Snyder of Alta, a former Fenton pastor, preaching the sermon. A ladies' chorus sang. Burial took place in the M. E. cemetery south of Fenton. Power Trouble at Fonton Pupils of the Fenton public school were given a vacation last week Tuesday and Wednesday because of the lack of heat in the school. Because of the high wind, the faulty power caused the motor operating the school stoker to burn out. When this difficulty was discovered by L. J. Weisbrod, the janitor, he called Central States Electric Co. of Armstrong to bring another motor. En route here the motor fell from the truck and was so badly damaged that a call was made to another town for a motor. School was resumed again Thursday. The Fenton Creamery Co. and the Farmers Elevator also had dlf- culty with their power supply on those days and operations were dls- "JTu^gday "fuiWedneBday. Swea and Eagle Club Members At Show in Spencer Swea-Eagle: Swea and Eagle club members entered lambs in the Northwestern Iowa 4-H fat lamb show and sale at Spencer, Jan. 1415. Each member fed their lambs 100 days. Although the youngsters did not receive any prizes offered, they received the following prizes on pens: Betty and Albert Anderson of Swea. 9 cent a pound; Wallace and Morris Johnson, James Cody and Daryl Hunt of Eagle each $7.75 per hundred pounds. Promoters of this show were the Iowa State College, Ames, County Farm Bureau, Sheep Feeders As'n nnd the Spencer junior Chamber of! Commerce. F. B. To Meet FeT». 8 A farm bureau meeting will be held at the Swea Community hall Tuesday evening. Feb. 8. J. R. Hamilton, well known ns n state leader, will give an address on pending farm legislation. A talk on rural clctrification will be given by County Agent A. L. Brown; talk on lamb show at Spencer by Betty Anderson; piano solo by Mavis Swanson; community singing. The public is urged to attend and hear Mr. Hamilton's address which should be of great interest to rural people. Lunch will be served. The John Jongberg family were guests at the Lorcnce Byers home Inst Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. George Nefhoefcr and son of Mallard were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Treat a week ago Sunday. Mrs. J. M. Larson and her two children visited the greater part of last week at the home of her parents, the E. S. Bergesons. William Peterson of near Bancroft visited his brother. Walter, last Monday. Walter Peterson, who has been ill the past month with rheumatism is able to be up again. Dorothy Kylcn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Kylcn, had yuftTc- ientiy recovered from an appendix operation at the Colemnn hospital, Estherville, to return home last Thursday. Miss Avis Byers. nurse who has been caring for a patient at Sioux Falls, S. D., since last Dec., arrived here last Thursday for n short stay with her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Lorence Byers. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Larson and daughter, Inez and son, Joel moved to Swea City last week Thursday, where the Larsons purchased the Pantry cafe and will operate It. They held a closing out farm sale Jan. 10. They have lived on the McNeil farm six years, last year also farming an adjoining 80-acre farm of Harry Hanson. Mr. Hanson is buying implements and stock and will farm his own place the coming year. Parish Night At Lotts Creek, Fri. Lotts Creek: Fridny evening, Jan. 28, was parish night in the Lutheran school basement. On the serving committee were Mr. and Mrs. John Schallin, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Wichtendahl and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Mittag. The event was to have been Jan. 21, but was postponed. Mr. and Mrs. Wllmar Wichtendahl were Sunday dinner guests at the Richard Potratz home. Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Faulstich and Viola Bell were Sunday evening visitors at the Otto Wichtendahls. Mr. nnd Mrs. Otto Wichtendnhl nnd Dorothy were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Henry Zinnels, West Bend, and Wm. Wehrspanns, Ottosen. Attending the John Markgrnf fun- cral were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mnrk- graf, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Ln Front* nnd Kenneth, nil of Wood Lake, Minn., and Mrs. Wm. Mnron, Dolliver. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil ZwiefcPnrr parents of a baby boy born Jan. 17. They now have two girls nnd one boy. Mrs. Minnie Drcyer of Fenton is caring for mother nnd bnby. Virgil Zwiefel hnd an appendix operation Jnn. 17 at the Algona hospital. Richpoint News Betty Lemkee spent Sunday with Helen Schultz. Paul Clark Is moving to Algona this week, and Mr. Wickwirc will have the Clark farm. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Witley, Algona, were dinner guests of the R. J. Skillings, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Barney Cnpesius and Mrs. Frank Capesius were Sunday afternoon visitors at the John Capesius home, Algona. Mrs. George Johnson spent several days last week with her niece, Mrs. Forbus Stiltz. Mr. Stiltz is employed at the J. W. Patterson farm. The Jos. Harriis family has mov- ed to Klemme. Mr. Harms had been employed at the John Weber farm. Mr. Elfington. who worked for R. J. Stewart last season, la working for Mr. Weber this year. Something to Talk About Our three dnys Auction is over. I did not m<ike nny money or lose nny. hut it gave thr natives something to talk about. We took in $2.00000 during the sale. Most of the goods sold were bought away below regular wholesale so the bidders must have rrrelvcd about $3.000.00 worth if figured nt tegular prices. We turned dull days info a crowded store of satisfied customers. We had lots of fun nnd created n friendly feeling for the store. Next thine is t.i unpnrk new goods for spring business. During February now goods will he piling in by tho dray load. The store room hns to be papered nnd redecorated. Sonic remodeling hn.s to be done so ns to mnke tilings handy and tnoro convenient for our ninny customers. I like to have goods \voll displayed and shoes on the shelves so nrrnngeri that nny clerk can nnd tJiem without delay. I 'ike action. I like to sec things move. With me it is a game and win or lose I like to play it. January just part was the biggest January we ever hnd in Algonn. Now if I can think of something to make February go over the top, the rest of the your will take care of itself. I may put on thr Big Apple, The Susie Cue or even an old fashioned spelling school. Anything to mnke people talk. I do not care what they say just so thoy talk. Jimmie Neville Ottosen Boys Win, Girls Lose to W. B. West Bend: The Ottosen basket ball teams met the local high school teams here Friday evening. Livermore Couple Wed 60 Years on 6th of January Livermore: The 60th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. McCullough will be observed here Feb. 6, at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Bertha Wilson, with whom they have been living the past two years. Mrs. McCullough is 80, and her husband has passed his 81th birthday. Born and married in Illinois, they lived there for a few years, and later moved to Marathon, where they still maintain a home. They lived there for a number of years. Because of failing health, they were compelled to close their home and live with the daughter. During November, Mrs. McCullough suffered a stroke, and another a few weeks later, and is at the present time confined to her bed. It is the wish of the elderly woman, however, that some of her close friends come to see her, and because of that, Mrs. Wilson is making plans for an open house for a brief period on that day, and plans are under way for a short program, to carry out the wish of Mrs. McCullough. Livermore Bank Officers Elected Livermore: The Livermore State Bank, which was established in 1936, recently held a meeting for the purpose of electing officers. All officers and directors were reelected as follows: W. R Johnson, president; R. J. Oilman, vice president; and J. F. Hamm, cashier. Directors are: John Thul, Ted Jennings, R. J. Oltman, Emil Weutsr, W. F. Johnson, H. L. Zigrung and J. F. Hamm. Miss Florence Geiahecker baa been in the employ of the bank since it opened. Mrs. Ralph Oxloy was taken to the Mercy hospital «t Mason City tot on operation Uto week. The Fenton Forwards will meet with Irene Krause on Saturday, Feb. 5th. The members are requented to bring their sewing. The Luthernn Ladles' Aid society will meet Wednesday, Feb. 2, in the church basement. Mrs. August Bierstedt and Mrs. Theo. Bleckwenn are the hostesses. The Sew nnd So club met with Mrs. F. H. Bonn Inst week Wednesday. Mrs. W. R. Wolfe nnd daughter and Mrs. O. H. Stoeber wen guests of the club. Mrs. R. L. Padgett entertained Mrs. F. H. Bohn, Mrs. W. R. Wolfe. Mrs. Waiter Jontz and Mrs. (Jco. Boettcher Thursday afternoon. The occasion was Mrs. Padgett's birthday. H. H. Widdcl, who operates the Widdel garage, suffered a cut artery last week Tuesday when a piece of glass he was removing from a car window slipped and gashed his wrist. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Goetsch entertained their bridge club Wednesday evening at their home. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Priebe who were guests of the club, won the high score prize. R. D. Wehrspann, who returned \ home from Ro^cater recently, where he took treatment, has been gaining strength steadily and was able to walk up town Thursday for the first time since his return home. Mr. and Mr«. Chas. Weisbrod, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Meyers, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Frank, Paul Nemltz and H. H. Dreyer of this place returned home from Des Moinea Thursday evening where they attended the grain dealers' convention. Mrs. Charles Newel entertained at a quilting party at her home on Thursday afternoon. Guests were Mesdames John Newel, J. A. Schwartz, O. H. Stoeber, E. C. Weisbrod, George Jentz, G. B. Johnson, Raymond Stoeber, E. K. Johnson, Don Weisbrod and Wilfred Stoeber. Mary Ann Bohn and Marjorie Johnson were among the Fenton people to attend the Kossuth county basketball tournament in Algona Thursday evening. The girls spent the night with Marjorie's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wegener. Mrs. Wegener accompanied them home Friday morning and spent the day with her sister, Mrs. Herman Bohn. Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Denker of Lester, Iowa, came last week Monday to the W. J. Weisbrod home and on Wednesday accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Weisbrod to Des Moines, where Mr. Denker will enter the Veterans' hospital for an examination. They were to return home the fore part of this week. While in Dea Moines they also visited the Weisbroffs daughter,.Florence, a teacher there. 64 to 44 score. In thfe boys' game West Bend led by a 10 to 2 score soon after the game started. Ottosen took time out and came back strong the rest of the game. Ottosen won by a 44 to 28 score. SEXTON NEWS Mrs. Jacob Weaver returned from the Kossuth hospital, Algona, last week nnd will be taken to Iowa City for treatment as soon ns it can be arranged. Mrs. Henry Bemis of South Dakota has been spending this week at the home of her .son, Sim Bcini.s and family. She expects to return to her home the first Ji the week. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nelson received a telegram Thursday morning announcing the birth of a daughter to their youngest daughter, Agnes who is married and lives in Glendale, California. Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Sanders entertained at a seven o'clock dinner on Thursday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. James Brophy who are leaving for their new home near Burt, March 1st. Guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Brophy, Mr. and Mrs. Sim Bemis and Mr. Bemis' mother, Mrs. Henry Bemis of South Dakota and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wise. At 8:30 a group of friends gathered at the Sanders home for a surprise- farewell party. The time was spent socially and several games were played. A tray lunch was served later in the evening. Mr. anr* Mrs. Brophy were presented witli a iaee table cloth and a lace buffet set by the group. There were 37 in attendance. Conoco Up* Ad Schedule for '38 Giving due credit for the best year in its history to the heavy use of newspaper advertising, the Continental Oil Company today an- nouced that its 1938 advertising appropriations for newspaper space will be increased by 17 per cent over the 1837 expenditures. Continental during the coming year will allot to the daily and weekly press about 69 percent of all that is to be spent on consumer media and will place advertising in approximately 1260 newspaper*. •SOOOOOOjXKjOOOOOOQOQOOOOC O Lotts Creek News § Ortwin Kressin is working at the Wm. Fuerstenau home. Mrs. Ed Kuecker and Gertrude Kuecker and Mrs. A. L. Jackman are on the sick list for this week. Wm. Fuerstenau left Thursday morning on the bus from Algona to consult doctors in Rochester, Minn. Mrs. Paul Eigler and Mrs. Everett Dreyer of Fenton were Thursday afternoon visitors at the parental Mr. and Mrs. John Kohlwes home. Peter Elbert's farm sale was attended well in spite of the stormy weather. Cattle and horses were sold at a good price. Fred Haak of Lotts Creek purchased a team of fine horses for $408. Rudolph Peters, who has lived in the Lotts Creek neighborhood, has moved on u furm in the Lone Rock vicinity. The farm formerly was occupied by Walter Peters. The Peters moved on a farm near Webster City, which was recently purchased by Mrs. Peters' father. The Lotts Creek community was greatly surprised to hear of the marriage of Mable, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Dreyer of Lotts Creek, and Gordon, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Priebe of Bancroft, who were married Friday, Jan. 14, in Hebron, Neb. Mr. Priebe is a graduate of the Lone Rock high school, having graduated in 1934. Mrs. Priebe graduated from the Fenton high school with the class of 1935, and baa since worked at the Dr. W. D. Andrews home. 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