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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 1, 1938
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The Algona Upper Des Koines, Algona, Iowa, Feb. 1,1938 UNION LADY TO GO SOUTH AFTER AN OPERATION Mrs. H. Dau, Together With Husband, to Visit in Alabama Union: Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dau have been home a week from Des Moines where Mrs. Dau has been recovering from a major operation. They visited one ,day at the Presley Sarchett home and are at present staying with Mrs. Dan's daughter. Mrs. Wm. Seipman in Algona. They will .leave later on Frances and William Dodds attended a surprise party on Mr. and Mrs Frank Capesius, last Wednesday evening. Jan. 27th. It being their 28th wedding anniversary. It was also the wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs, Julius Capesius. The guests gathered at the Steve Devine home and then proceeded to the Capesius home where they happily surprised them. Others in attendance were Dr. and Mrs. L. W. Fox, Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Winkel, Algona; the Ed Capesius and Julius Capesius families. Barney Capesius, Stephen Devine and Edward Capesius, and the Louis Redding family, Algona. A bountiful lunch was served by the guests. The evening was spent playing bridge and 500. M. * D. flub Meet The Union Mothers nnd Diugh^ tcrs club met at the home of Cora Bacon in Algona last Thursday. Jan. 27. with 24 Indies present. Delia for a sojourn in Arkansas and en- j Troutman was assisting hostess. The joy the sunny climate the balance Mrsdames Corn Bacon. Anna Marof the winter at the Pete White i home. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Garfl-! ner are occupying rooms at the Dau home where Mr. Gardner cares for the flock of sheep. | ..... | Krieps Entorlafn Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Krieps entertained their neighbors at 6 tables of 500 Wednesday evening in honor of their 22nd wedding anniversary. High score was won by Alyosius Erpelding for the men. He was also the winner of the lucky chair prize. Mrs. Rudolph Will received high score for the ladies. Mrs. Frank Hofhis and Anthony Stoffel received low scores. Lunch was served by the hosts at a late hour. Celebrate Mrs. Mame Anniversaries Winkel, daughter low and Mary DeGrnn- were appointed a committee in charge of arranging a scrapbook to be sent to some hospital for poor children. It was decided to use the $5 collect- i ed at the club's Christmas meeting for replenishing of first nid kits in ! the Union township schools and for other school purposes with Norma Bailey. Cora Bacon nnd Ada Ho- fhis the committee in charge. Roll call was answered with "The Little Things that Count." A paper, "Consider the Dinosaur" was given by Louise Romstad ana an article "What the Depression Taught" by Erma Harvey. A delicious lunch was served by the hostesses. Guests were Mrs. Anna Lcason. daughter Mabel. Mrs. Cecil McGlnnis, Al- pona, and Mrs. Wm. Nelson, Ix>n>? Rock. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Anna Church Birthday Dinner— The Helping Hand society of th Presbyterian church entertalnec 134 guest!) at a 6:30 birthday dinner in the church parlors. A large table, with covers laid for fourteen was presided over by Mrs. Fret Park. Twelve other tables, eacrT representing a month of the year were set for ten. and were decorated appropriately for the month Hostesses who presided at the table were Mrs. Frank Shuts. Mrs. L. F Rice, Mrs. Rudy Guderian, Mrs Frank Gcigel. Mrs. Lester Willson Mrs. A. E. Kresensky, Mrs. H. M, Colwell. Mrs. A. W. Amunson, Mrs Alwin Huenhold, Mrs, J. H. Hoppe Mrs. Dennis Pratt, Mrs. R. M. Wallace. Mrs. L. W. Gillcspie. Mrs George St. John..Mrs. Marc Moore, Mrs. John McDowell, Mrs. Myron Ludwig. and Mrs. C. B. Murtagh. Following the dinner, group singing was led by Joe Skow. Mrs. A. E. Michel sang two vocal selections, and Dr. W. G. Walrath play d two cornet solos. Roseanne Holtzbnuer and Betty Kohlhaas gave readings. There were selections by n girls' quartet, and Lester Willon gave a reading. We oo our own Lens Gnndine DR. F. E. SAWYER, Opt. low*. New Hats New Peruianents The new styles demand the youthfulness of soft curls peeking out beneath close fitting crowns. Get your spring permanent today. Morrison Beauty Shop 102 South Ridgley Phone 27.'* Thurs.-Fri., Feb. 34 Sun.-Mon., Feb. 6-7 It'4 another Viva Villa—Covered Wagon-Wells Fargo. Saturday, Feb. 5 A Sensation BRIMSTONE Leon Errol in "Umuiuy Owner" WAUACE BEEN Virginia Bruce'Dennis O'Keefe Jaitph CaH*ia • Uwli Stont • ttuy Klbb« lat.» Hu,' , Hum« I kkfcti* M«IW» Origto,, Sfery I, J. W«||., of Pnrtip«i — Mrs. H. M. Smith and Mrs. Don S'ugent were co-hostesses at a series of parties held last week. Thursday. Mrs. Smith and Mrs. N'upent entertained at a 6:30 dinner party at the Nugent home. Covers were laid for 12. Valentine decorations were used and the dinner was served by candlelight. Prizes in contract were won by Mrs. W. W. Sullivan and Mrs. C. ri. Cretzmeyer. A 6:30 dinner was served Friday evening at Mrs. Smith's home to 16 gtipsts Contract prizes were won by Mrs. W. D. Andrews nnd Mrs. Sherman Anderson. Saturday afternoon the hostesses served at n one o'clock luncheon at the Nugent home, ana covers were laid for 12. Mrs. A. E. Kresensky won the high contract prize, and Mrs. Ralph Miedke the second prize. Bridge Party- Mr, and Mrs. William Kuhn were host and hostess at seven tables of bridge at their home near Algona. Friday evening. High prizes were won by Elsie Willrett* and Frank Cruikshank and consolation prizes went to Florence Calhoun and Howard Seeley. The host received the travel prize. Refreshments were served late in the evening. Deals Entertain— Mr. and Mrs. Bert Deal were host and hostess at a 7 o'clock dinner party. Saturday night. There were 1C guests present Contract was the evening's diversion. Mrs. F. L. Thorpe received the women's high prize, and F. A. Bunting the men's high prize, second prize went to Mr. and Mrs. Al Granzow, ana tlie consolation prize to Mrs. F. A. Bunting. I- O. A.— The Congregational L O. A. Sunday School class was entertained by Mrs. W. E. McDonald at her dome. Thursday evening. Mrs. 13 W. Lusby and Mrs. G. D. Stokes were the assisting hostesses. Following a business meeting the group played games, the winners receiving humorous prizes. There were 20 members in attendance. Sew and Chat Club- Mrs. Waiter Good entertained the 12 members of the Sew and Chat club at her home, Monday afternoon. Child Study Group- Mrs, c. C. Shlerk will entertain the 15 members of the Child Study group at her home Tuesday afternoon. St. Benedict Party Held Tuesday Nite St. Benedict: The card party at the parish hall scheduled for last Tuesday had to be postponed until and Mrs. Dan Froehlich and their weather, but was scheduled for Feb. 1. Tuesday. H!-Lo Club- Mrs. W. K. Howie of Emmetsbur ntertained the members of th Hi-Lo club at a 6:30 dinner Wee nesday evening. Bridge was play ed at two tables. Mrs. Fred Barth olomew won the high prize. Mrs Lloyd Wellendorf the second prize Mrs. W. P. Hcmphill the chair prize .Mrs. Russell Cook the cut prize anc Mrs. Joe Harig the low prize. School of Instruction— The Order of the Eastern Stnr will hold a .school of instruction today (Tuesday* at the Masonic Temple. Mrs. Laura Lenz of Mason City is the instructress nnd the work will begin at 9:30 a. m. A one o'clock luncheon will be served to members by the past matrons. Mrs. Casey Loss, new worthy jnat- ron. will preside at the school, and George St. John, worthy patron, will assist. This is the first meeting with the new officers in charge. A regular lodge meeting will be held in the evening at 8 o'clock. Mothers-Daughters Club— The Union township Mothers and Daughters club met Thursday afternoon with Mrs. H. J. Bacon, with Mrs. J. I. Troutman assisting. A program followed the business meeting. The club sang the club song, and members answered the roll call with "Little Things That Count." Papers were read by Mrs. Louise Romstead, and Irma Harvey on "The Dinosaur," and What the Depression TaughW respectively. The hostesses served light refreshments to the 24 in attendance. Dinner Party— Anita Rose Kohlhaas entertained nt a 7 o'clock dinner party at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Kohlhaas, Sunday evening. Her guests were Mray Elizabeth Godden. Laura Christensen, Margaret Nelson, Irma Dee Har- greiivca, Margaret Bliley, Jane Cretzmeyer and Ruth Payne. Bridge was the diversion of the evening with Margaret Bliley receiving the high score prize, and Jane Cretzmeyer the cut prize. I'urty at l,:illlt;s— Mrs. John luting and Mrs. Sam Smith were co-hostesses at a bridge piirty at the home of the former, Wednesday afternoon. There were four tables of bridge in play. Hiyh prize went to Mrs. John Storm, second high to Mrs. David King. anJ travel prize to Mrs. Gordon Kuhr. A two course luncheon was served. Valentine dec-oration were u.ied. and favors Pot I.uck Dinner— Mrs. George Johnson entertained at a 6:30 pot luck dinner. Thursday evening. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. I.eon Merrill, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Kuhn, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Muckey, and Hie Murkey house guest, Mrs. Floyd Fi.iher of Forest City. Mr. mid Mr.-i. Kuhn won the high family prize it bridge. Mr.-i. Merrill the travel prize, and Mrs. Fisher received a fci:j-.->t prize M^ilov.- with Mr.-.. Louise Homstad a-..->i.',lin;4 on frVtj. K). The program to he given will he a.s follow.-,: roll i all. First Aid Hint,: paper. "Weeds and their Medic in if Value", Cora Held: paper. "The .Siuntiiir <'ru- .-.ade." Elizabeth Sclienck: music by the hostesses. \\ards Have Son Mr. and Mrs Robert Ward are parents of a new son born last week at the Kossuth hospital. Mrs. Ward was formerly Ruth Rich and this i.i their first child. They are tenants on the Keefe farm. Rev. and Mrs. Burgess of Algona were callers at the Frank Holms and Rudolph Will homes. Mrs. Henry Tjaden has been ill the past two weeks with the flu but is able to he up arid around now. Mr and Mrs. William Bolin returned ii./;ii<.' after a few day.V visit \.iln a .laughter near Huntley Minn. (.'. •<>. .Srhrt.-ui.-r of WhkUmore re- tuined to ins home Ual Thursday alter two week.,' visit at the home i,! hi., run. in. Mi... .V. J. Krieps. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Brayton are living in the tenant house on the Ben Reid farm where Mr. Brayton i.. a-vsistiny: with the farm work. Mrs. Chester Bailey visited her daughter, Mrs. Clitf Aalfs, at Algona, a few day.-, last week while Mr. Bailey was away on business. Mrs. George Bovvers and son, l>ojiald, were business cullers last week in Maswj City, their former home. Donald was also u business visitor at Mtuily recently. The Bob Harvey family and Miss fclllen Steussy were six o'clock dinner guests at the Eurl Taylor home last Wednesday evening. Monopoly furnished the entertaiomtut for the Dinner Cluh— The Breakfast club has been changed to the Dinner club. Sun nay the following members. Mr •uicl Mrs. L. F. Ricke. Mr. and Mrs J. H. Hoppe. Mr. nnd Mrs. Dennis Pratt, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shilt.-i drove to West Union anc were dinner guests of Mr. nnd Mrs E. A. Tracger, Mr. Traeger is a brother of Mrs. Pratt. Hard Time Dance— Forty-eight couples attended the hard time dance at the V. F. W. hall, Thursday evening. Music was furnished by the Algona Rhythm club. Mr. and Mrs. Vic Lowe and Mr, and Mrs. Raymond McCorkle served on the committee in charge. Costume prizes were won by Dr. Harry McCorkle and Mrs. Harold Brandt. Woman's Club— The Algona Woman's club met on Friday afternoon in the Library club rooms, with 75 in attendance. Following the regular business meeting two talks were given. G. W. Stlllman talked on "The Old and New Laws/ and Mrs. J. L. 3onar gave a report concerning the 'Appreciation of Moving Pictures." Ladies' Aid Society— The Ladies' Aid society of the Mtthodlst church wltt rowt Thursday afternoon, February 3, at the church. Mrs. A. E. Grooters' division will serve. Each member is asked to bring jell or pickles and n tea towel in preparation for the creamery dinner. Association Meeting— The Woman's Association of the Congregational rhurch will have a one o'clock luncheon. Thursday at the church. A bake sale will be held in connection with this meeting. Mrs. R. E. Jenkins- of Fort Dodge will speak on the "Moslem World." Koyiil Neighbor*— The Royal Neighbor club met on Tuesday afternoon of last week with Mrs. Hugh Post for a one o'clock pot luck luncheon. Cards were played following a business meeting, with Ihe high prize won by Mrs. Elliott Shilling. Drasrrt Club— The eight members of the Dessert club were entertained by Mrs. Henry Douglass at her home, Friday afternoon. Prizes at bridge were won by Mrs. Fred Parks, high, Mrs. Leon Merritt. travel, and Mrs. Louis Lynk, low. Helping Hand Society— The Presbyterian Helping Hand society will meet Thursday afternoon at the church. Hostesses will be Mrs. George St. John, Mrs. Hugh Herman, Mrs. Frank Ostrum. Mrs Henry Lund and Mrs. L. F. Ri, e. Undue f lull— Mrs. C. D. Hchaap entertained her bridge club at her home last week Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. H. W Miller was a guest of the club. Mrs. J. G. McDowell and Mrs. Burdette Agard were prize winners. ( tiuir .Meeting— The choir of the First Lutheran church will meet at the home of Rev. M. A. Sjostrand, Thursday evening, for its monthly social gathering. Mrs. AJ. Solberg and Mrs. D. D. Monlux will be hostesses. Dorcas .Society—The Dorcas society of the First Lutheran church will meet Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Charles Host-wall. Mrs. Alma Nelson and Mrs. Joe Christensen will be the assisting hostesses. Dinner-Bridge— Mr. and Mrs. Burdette Agard en- Uitamed ut a 7 o'clock dinner and bridge party, Saturday evening. i 'overs were lai dfor eight. Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Anderson received Ihe family prize. Mr. and Mrs, Ed Downs were visitors at the Orville Downs Mjnday. Mrs. Maurice Dailey was a caller Sunday afternoon at the Ben Kunkel home. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Seiler returned last week from their_extended visit in Wisconsin. Mr. and Mrs. Thad Wickwire moved the fore part of this week to the place adjoining Frank Capesius. Max Fcrstl assisted with the farm work and butchering at the Leo Ludwigs last Tuesday and Wednesday. Gene Wood came home to call on his parents Monday from Mason City and reports traveling was almost impossible. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Eisenbarth are assisting the Joe Arndorfers west of Algona with butchering the fore part of this week. The John Grandjennetts are erecting a large brooder house which they purchased recently and will purchase 600 chicks the first part ERDMANNTWINS OeSERVEBffiTHDAY Carrol and Darrell Erd mann Have party on 7th Anniversary Wesley: Carrol and Darrell Erdmann, twin daughter and son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Brdmann, celebrated their seventh birthday Monday and had as their guests at a party, members of the second grade in the public school of which they are members. The group played games and enjoyed a lunch prepared by Mrs. Erdmann and the twins received several gifts in remembrance of the day. While other schools about are making news by enumerating their varied number of twins attending. Wesley can on the other hand make news by saying the Erdmann twins are the only pair attending school in Wesley, with public and parochial scfiools here having a total enrolmment slightly under 300. of February' Mr. and Mrs. John Shea are guests at the home of lat 1 w guests at the home of the latter's mother and brothers, Mrs. Carrie Erickson and sons. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Erickson motored to Dows. Sunday morning to visit the latter's mother. They returned Monday morning and found it quite difficult driving on account of the high wind. Guests at the Frank Eisenbarth home Sunday afternoon were Mr. and Mrs. Dan Froehllch nad their children. Mrs. Katherine Jennett and daughter, Ella Marie, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Arndorfer and Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Arndorfer from Algona. 7 Sexton Couples At Burt Surprise Party for Blacks Sexton: Seven couples went to Burt Friday evening for a surprise party, honoring Mr. and Mrs. Ray Black, who moved from here last December. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Sim Bemis, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thmopson, Mr. and Mrs. Lon Gouge, Mr. and Mrs. Gail Stockwell, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Hildman, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hutchison and Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Fisher. Zenith Neuroth is nursing a fractured ankle as the result of an accident when he fell on the Ice the fore part of last week. Mrs. R. K, Richardson is enjoying a visit from her mother. Mrs. Carroll of Blooming Prairie, Minn, who is spending two weeks visiting her daughter here. Clare Wolfe who attends a school in Minneapolis, arrived home on Wednesday for a mid-semester vacation with home folks. Clare is studying for the priesthood. Mrs. John Anderson returned last week to Wesley to continue her visit here with her daughter, Mrs. Julius Kunz, following her visit with friends in and about Algona and Britt. ^Members of the local Epworth League of the M. E. church attended a league rally at LuVerne Sunday afternoon and evening, being the guests of that league at, Sunday night supper. The Clarence Weiland farm sale which should have been held Tuesday, Jan. 25th. was postponed and was held this week Monday. The Weilands are retiring from the farm and moving to Garner. A. M. and I* L. Lease accompanied by Rufus Welter of Corwith attended a banquet and meeting for dealers In Pittsburgh Paint & Glass products held at the Wahkonsa Hotel in Fort Dodge, Wednesday night. Rev. Arvid Carlson of Kensington, Minn., arrived In Wesley Tuesday for a visit with his brothers, Herman and John. Wednesday afternoon he was a guest speaker at the Ladles' Aid meeting held at the Ole Flom home. , . . Some o*er $100 were cleared at the 80th annual Flremeftfa BaM held Thursday night A gbM crowd WM present for the entertainment, and advance sale of tickets together with donations, swelled the net proceeds to be used in the prevention of fires Mid protecting property In this locality. Friend:* f*s*wt JWd hew Uif week end frflftt Miss Esther flick of Bellevue, that *be has accepted * .teaching position in the flwt grade at Zton, In," having rinder Supervision SO children. Her wrork commenced Monday, Jan. «th. Mtes Beck has been at her home since her teaching in the Wesley schools a year and a half ago, having at that time completed seven years Surprise Party For Bancroft Folks Bancroft: The following relatives surprised Mr. and Mrs. Henry Deitering on their 35th wedding anniversary Thursday evening, the occasion also being Mr. Deitering's birthday: Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schiltz. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Deitering. Mr. and Mrs. Emory Deitcring. Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Deitering and Marina Deitering. Bridge wa.s played and Mrs Peter Schiltz won high for the ladies and Henry DelteriiiK high for the men. Mr. and Mrs. Deitering were presented with ,-j gift. Mrs. Mary Guide of Minneapolis is visiting at the home of her mother. Mrs. John N'cmmers. Mr. and Mrs. Luke Sanders of Humpton visited at the Bridget Quinn home Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Fox ;ire the parents of a son born Thursday. They now have a family of five boys. Mrs. J. Jenks and son. Kermit of Fort Dodge, former residents of Bancroft, visited relatives in Bancroft Friday. Mrs. H. B. Kraschel entertained her club at bridge Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Joe Recker won high score and Mrs. M. J. Dyer won" the low score. Mrs. C. M. Baker entertained the Three Table bridge club Tuesday evening. Mrs. L. J. Mousel won high score, Mrs. R. J. Wel^ guest of the club, won second and Mrs. Joe Fox won third prize. WESLEY NEWS § K. T. W. < lub— Members of the E. T. W. club met Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Kn.-d Powell. Bridge prizes were •A-an by Mrs. Elliott Skilling, Mrs. Henry Uruns and Mrs. Roy Roeder. 1-iMlkV Aid— The Trinity Lutheran Ladies' Aid will meet Thursday afternoon at 2:00 I- in the church parlors. Mrs. Kd Will and Mm. Walter Will are tu be the hostesses. D. A- C. Club— Mrs. W J. Becker will entertain the D. & C. bridge club at two tables at her home Wednesday afternoon. A 1:30 luncheon will be served by the hoatesa. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Meurer returned home Friday from Oliie to where they went on Sunday to look after business matters of the late Peter Brass, father of Mrs. Meurer. While gone Shelby Stevens of Corwith managed the harness and shoe shop with Miss Helen Kent caring for the two children and household duties. Gordon Loebig began' his duties as clerk at the postoffice in Wesley last week, taknig the position left vacant by the resignation of Mrs. Francis Hauptmann who held the position as assistant for the past three and a half years. Gordon resigned his work as clerk in the Anderson grocery store in Algona to accept the local job. Teachers and pupils in both the public and parochial schools enjoyed an enforced vacation Tuesday of last week because of guch, adverse weather and road conditions. With such high winds, too, it was found almost impossible to heat the buildings properly for the comfort of children who in town might have gotten to school all right. Miss Ethel Braley returned to her home here Friday having spent since last August in California with her sister, Mrs. Albert J. Mumma. She came at this time to be with her mother who has been sick and for the past several weeks confined to a hospital in Iowa City where doctors put weights on her leg to relieve pain caused by arthritis in her hip. Mr. Braley also returned to Wesley Friday, having gone to Iowa City to visit Mrs. Braley the fore part of the week. If her speedy recovery continues as is anticipated at this time, she will be able to return home some time this week, but hai been advised to remain in bed for continued recuperation. TBOPIK SMOKELESS Fire only twice a day Wo Dirt No Soot Dustless Treated Raesly Lumber Company Plump L>:U f or fart-fiil Di'livory "Near Milwaukee Depot" Phone 330 Every Detail Perfect • Our fine cleaning will restore the original charm of your apparel. Every detail both In cleaning and finishing will be perfect. Then, too, you know that your valuable belongings are in responsible hands. You will see the superiority of our work in every detail. 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