The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 15, 1938 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 15, 1938
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AMATEUR SHOW RABB FUNDS ATBANCROFT Junior Class Honors Won By Bergum Brothers, Darrell Hanson Bancroft: An amateur ^ bMket social was held public school Wednesday eventne the proceeds of which went to th*' wCeVs'of^ the h ' Sh -SoolT-nS winners of the contest were- Bash ful boys' trio, first, Ray and Art d The Algona Upper Des Moinea, Algona, towa. Feb. 8, 1938 and Lucille Dy- Fort Dodge visitors Tues- J ' Nemmers nnd i, R Fuch8 attend , h . a r dwa !;e convention held ^ day and A large crowd attended a dem- monst«atlon of farm machinery at the Deltering garage, Wednesday. A free lunch was also served at noon and after four o'clock. Mrs. John Bernhard entertained her club at bridge Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Henry B. Menke won high score, Mrs. Bridget Qulnn won low prize and Mrs. Henry Deiter- Ing won the cut prize. Mr. and Mrs. Roman Wilhelmi and Frank Wilhelmi and Mrs. H. K. Lampe went to Remsen to attend the funeral of Arnold Wilhelmi who died of pneumonia. He was a nephew of Frank Wilhelmi. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lampe, Sr, returned home Saturday from Arcadia where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Lampe's uncle. Mrs. Math Fitzenny of Denver, Colo., returned to Bancroft with them. Mrs. Thos. Garry entertained the Three Table bridge club, Friday evening. A high score prize was given at each table. Mrs. Enos Kohnke, Mrs. Mae Lattimer and Mrs. L. J. Mousel wer^the recip ients of prizes. Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Anderson entertained at five tables of MX Friday evening. Mrs. Erwln Ulses won hieh score for the ladies and Frank Wilhelmi won high for the men. Mrs. Alvln Dillon won low for the ladles and H. K. Lampe low for men. Mrs. Roman Wilhelmi drew the cut prize. iS^Jh ALLEGED SCHt/LTZ AIDE, CAPTURED tjj MML- u H ^T PhlI ? deIphla ' Peni >a-: Dixie Davis (second from i i dlsbarred New York lawyer who acted as attorney for the late gangster Dutch Schultz, as he was arraigned here after =1/7 IS ? a fu * itlw fro "» Ju^ee by Philadelphia detectives and John Grimes (left), assistant to District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey of New York City. Davis is under indictment in New ui u »i^^ or cons P lrac y in connection with the lottery racket which Mr. Dewey, when he was special rackets prosecutor, charg- SJ Pt vls headed - BeInK arraigned here with Davis are George Weinberg and Rose Rickert, alias Hope Dare, both of whom were with Davis when he was captured. News Items ofFenton Vicinity West Bend Boys 3rd West Bend: The West Bend boys' basketball team won third place In the Palo Alto county boys' tournament held in Emmetsburg the last of the week. They played Ruthven and Emmetsburg seconds to be In the consolation finals. In this they played Cylinder and won the basketball as the prize. Gerald Agard U the coach. arrived Dray and Transfer Storage of all kinds Long distance hauling. Every load insured against loss or damage. Equipped to do «O Kinds of draying and hauling. 33-tt Mrs. William Alderson is serious Iy ill from a cold and Is now confined to her bed. Emil Dreyer of Charles City Is visiting his brother, H. H. Dreyer and family and with other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gross o Lone Rock became parents of a C'.i pound son Frday noon at the Mueller hospital In Fenton. This Is their first child and the first grandchild for Mr. and Mrs. Alex Radig Mrs. Grdss is the former Helen Radig. Mrs. E. C. Welsbrod was hostess to the Sew and So club at her home Wednesday afternoon. Bridge was played at two tables with Mrs. Al- vln Zumach winning high score prize. Mrs. Don Welsbrod and her daughters, Anna Rae and Marilyn were guests. Mrs. R. C. Goetsch, Mrs. Bob Goetsch and Agnes Goetsch entertained at four tables of bridge at the R. C. Goetsch home Wednesday evening. Mrs. V. J. Tatum won the high score and Mrs. Frank Eigler the second high. The tables were decorated In red and white, with valentines to bring out the 10- mantic season. A follow-up meeting of the farm bureau woman's club of Independence township was held last week Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Wm. Alderson. Mrs. Arthur Volgt and Mrs. Paul Cornelius demonstrated the lesson on a Nutritious Meal. Attending were Mesdames Bertel Berkcland. Ai Kennedy, Alfred Muir, Theo. Tlndeland, August Chrlstensen, John Kerber, Arthur Volgt, Morris Mitchell, Ernest Berkeland and Paul Cornelius. , Carl Gordon, farmer at Depew, southwest of Fenton, dropped dead Friday noon from heart trouble. Mr. Gordon had worked all morning at his chores and when he came to the house he complained of not feeling well and that he had heart burn. While Mrs. Gordon was preparing soda in a glass of water, Mr. Gordon walked to the door, apparently for more air and dropped dead. He was In his late sixties, and U survived by bis wife and several Molnes, who share an apartment. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Prleba returned home Wednesday from a five weeks' trip to Texas and Mexico. Some of the places that they spent more than one day were Galveston, Port Aransas, Corpus Christi, Rl Grande Valley, Old Mexico, and Sa Antonio. The Prlebe? had dinne with Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Lindsej former Fenton people. They als called at the homes of Mrs. Ne Weisbrod Berke and Percy Lind seys, but neither were at home. Mr Prlebe states that the temperatur was generally between 50 and 90, on one occasion dropping to 32. Th Priebes say they had an enjry able trip without nny kind o trouble. The February meeting of the Fen ton Parent-Teachers association met in the high school auditorium Tuesday evening, Feb. 8th.' Th program opened with music by th rhythm band, directed by Miss Anna Finn. A talk, A Trip Abroad, by Miss Gladys Slelchter, Fenton higi school teacher, was very interest ing. Miss Sleichter took a trip t< Europe in 1930 and she gave descrip tions of the cathedrals and the Vat lean City. Mrs. Hilbert Hantelman closed the program with two violin selections, accompanied at the piani by Edith Wolfe. The March meet ing will be In charge of Mrs. W. J Welsbrod and the 4-H club girls. A the March meeting nominations wll be made for next year's officers Cherry pie and coffee was served by the following hostesses, Mesdames J. A. Schwartz, Dorothea Gerhards Ralph Riedel. G. R. Krause, Free Jentz, Clarence Blerstedt, Martin Meyer. Adolph Pertl, H. E. Dreyer and H. H. Thleesfleld. TWO NEW BABIES ATLOTTSCREEK Walter Pertl and Edwin Mittag Homes Wei ' come Arrivals Letts Creek: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Pertl are the proud parents of a baby boy. This makes Mr. and Mrs. Harold Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Pertl grandparents for the first time. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Mittag are the proud parents of a baby girl jorn to them Thursday. This makes them a family of a boy and a girl. Aid Valentine Party The Ladies' Aid society met Friday afternoon In the parochial school basement with Mrs. Richard Potratz as hostess. She entertained at a valentine party. Mr. and Mr*. W. J. Welibrod returned home Wednesday from Des Molnes where they spent two weeks on a business and pleasure trip. The Weisbrods accompanied their son- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Denker of Lester, Iowa. During their stay, Mrs. Welsbrod sought medical aid and Mr. Denker was a patient In the veterans' hospital. The party spent leisure time with he Wcisbrod's daughter. F'lorence, and Edith Lauge, teachers in Des WEST BEND NEWS A. J. Jensen drove to Des Molnes last week Monday to attend the re- tall dealers' meeting held there last week. Mrs. Bertha Johnstons hojne r .Tractor Tires. We are now stocking all sixes of Gillette Tractor Tires and Prices arc Attractive We furnish wheels Tractor Tire Chains Piston Sleeves and Rings All kinds of bearings Call on us for your tractor supplies Greenberg Auto Supply "The Place to Get Auto Supplier U on Auto Supply Store" for the past year. Mrs. Jeanne Simmons, Miss Ida and Oscar Riley drove to Forl Dodge, Sunday, Feb. 6th. to see Mrs. Faber Dugan, who Is In the hospital. Miss Ida Riley nnd her father Wm. Riley, drove to Humboldt on Tuesday to attend the funeral of Henry Marcellus. The Riley nnd Mnrcellus families nrc old friends. Mrs. Jos. Miller was taken to Fort Dodge Tuesday, to enter th hospital. She has been very ill for some time \vith arthritis and they thought best to take her to the hospital. A birthday dinner in honor of Mrs. M. T. Munson wa.s enjoyed at the Munson home Sunday. Mr. ami Mr.-i. John Munson and family and Mr. nnd Mrs. Clarence Afunson and children were the only ones to be able to be present. Mrs. Munson has been In poor health of late. Whittemore News Attend Convention Nick Gengler, Arnold Krause of 'enton, and Herman Zumach of Whittemore drove to Des Moines Sunday afternoon a week ago to attend a grocers' convention Monlay and Tuesday. Mr. Gengler may also attend a hardware convention while there. Swea Twp. 4-H Club Has Election Swea-fiagle: The Swea Spirit of Service 4-H club met at the home of Laila and Ruby Berg last week Saturday afternoon. Eight girls enrolled. Mariam Preston is a new member. The following were elected this year's officers; Laila Berg, president; Doris Brock, vice president; Ruby Berg, secretary-treasurer; Lucille Rath, historian; Phyllis Preston, publicity and Betty Anderson, program chairman. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bruhn Arlene and Phyllis O f Fairvllle and Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Meyer of Whittemore helped Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lieb celebrate their wedding anniversary Wednesday evening. Feb. 2. Lu Verne Delegation At Church Session Lu Verne: Rev. and Mrs. E. E Hancock, Wayne and Faith Hoppe Virginia Ruth, Evan and Robert Lee Llchty, Harold and Betty Trauger. Georglanne Baumgartner and Kleeta Finley went to Plover Monday night to attend the meet- Alice Crossley of Ames visited last Sunday at the Martin Mollnders. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Platt and daughter, Sylvia, visited relatives in Minneapolis last Sunday. The Floyd Treat family and Avis Byers of Minneapolis were Sunday dinner guests at the John Jongberg lome. Anthony Skew who has been ill since Inst December was taken to :he Coleman hospital, Estherville, ast week for treatment. Last Sunday visitors at the hospital were: Ralph Miller of Algona, Mr. nnd Mrs. Joe Hlesens and Mr. and Mrs. F. McGregor. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harris and son. Robert of Willmar, Minn., nnd Mr. and Mrs. William Siemens and their children of Good Thunder, Minn., were week end guests at the George Buttcrfleld home. Mrs. Harris is a sister of Mrs. Butterfield and Mrs. Siemens Is a daughter of the Butterflelds. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Berg called on the Harris family at the Butterfield home Sunday afternoon, The Bergs lived at Willmar for a number of years. Elizabeth Lentsch, Livermore, To Wed Denison Man, Feb. 23 Livermore: Announcement has been made from Sacred Heart church, by the Rev. M. J. Costello, of the approaching marriage of Miss Elizabeth, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lentsch and Clarence Fineron, son of Jas. Fineron of Denison. The date set for the wedding Is Wednesday, Feb. 23. The Equality club entertained their husbands Thursday evening, at their annual husbands' night party. The affair was held at the community room, in the new Town hall. The committee in charge was Mrs. Culvert Johnson, Mrs. Max Gronbach. nnd Mrs. Weaver Hewitt. A committee composed of Mes- dnmes Ernest LORUC. R. W. Brard- slcy, Ernest Boyd, J. C. TuUle, James Murphy, Patrick Murphy, Fred Falb, Elmer Gronbuch. K. Curran and the Misses Florence Sweeny, Genevieve Glsch and Lena Altman, have issued 135 Invita- tions for Frtdny afternoon when a miscellaneous shower will be given at the town hntl honoring Mr. and Mrs. James Fineron. Yes - Lowest - Cost Save time and worry—-puivliaso with cnnfid- onno. Know you have tli<> host —we- moot tho requirements. Automobile Liabilitv Household (ioo<ls ;nxl ance eoveviKje. th IT forms See Us Today for your Insurance Requirements Good Insurance Pays The Algona Insurance Agency State Street llornp l.omis r. R. LnBarre Automobile l.o:\ns Phone 55 Insurance As Seen in Vogue, Mademoiselle and Harper's Bazaar g Ei8ht Church P K , o Presbyterian young people held at that place. Rev. Hancock teaches a class on Methods during the studv hour. SENECA NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Merrill and sons spent Sunday afternoon at the Jens Petersen home. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kennedy were Fairmont callers at the home of Mrs. Mary Kennedy Monday. Truman Classen of East Chain spent several days the past week at _ th « h °me of his brother, Irvin, and family. Kenneth Larsen of Mallard spent several days the past week at the Irvin Classon and Curtis dlsen homes. He is a brother of the ladies. SEXTON NEWS h»fK« 3unlor hlgh basketball team won their first Same in their tournament at Burt Thursday afternoon. They defeated former Seneca school superintend » i.*?f nt Wednes <lay night at th . home - He ™ , the F. E. Slagle home Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cody and family, Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Paulsen and GJenn, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Classon nnd Donna. Mr. and Mrs Sigurd Olsen and family, Truman Jasson of East Chain and Kenneth Larsen of Mallard spent Tuesday evening at the Curtis Olson home n honor of Alyce Olson's birthday. Mrs. George Fandel, daughter Mildred, son Bud, Oscar Kollstelt, and Luwrence Glieden spent las week end In Cedar Falls visiting the former's daughter, Dorothy Fandel and Lillian Bargman, who are attending college. Lawrence and Eugene Cink shelled corn Thursday. Another old-time dance was held in the hall here Friday night. Mrs. Sarah Wise. Mrs. Drusle Noble and Mrs. W. C. Taylor spent Friday with Mrs. Herman Wise, working on a quilt. Mr. nnd Mrs. Floyd Pasley left on Wednesday for Texas to spend two weeks with Mrs. Pasley's brother, Pat Rickard and family. , Freda Paetz. a student at Iowa State College at Ames, spent Saturday and Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Paetz and family. Mr. and Mrs. Clem Cunningham and daughter, Shirley, Irvington, spent Wednesday at the A. L. Greenfield home. Mr. and Mrs. Cunningham formerly lived here. Mrs. Wm. Hartley, Mrs. B. E. Sanders and Mrs. Henry Flora will be hostesses to the home project meeting at the Hartley home next Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 16. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hartley attended open house at the Erdman home at Kanawha, Wednesday afternoon honoring Mr. and Mrs. Erdman who were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Mrs. Jacob Weaver is still confined to her bed after being brought home from the Kossuth hospital, Algona, where she had been for treatment. She expects to go to Iowa City In the near future. SVdveAA, the women's home project meetlns at the home of Mrs. VJohn Weber near Irvington. This was the fourth meeting held under thfi leadership of Miss Pepoon, home demonstration agent. The topic was Mother nnd Baby Care. This wns the last meeting in a series of child tmininir. There were 18 in attendance. Township and publicity chairmen wort- elected for Irvington and Prairie. Mrs. Harold Hunt nnd Mrs. Wise were elected for Irvington iind Mrs. Hcrt Sanders and Mrs. wore elected for Pralrlu. Again the fresh, fragrant breezes of Spring call you to the great outdoors. Meet this urge to tramp over hill and dale with Paradise's ^allfrlngl^alitve creations which will put spring into your feet. $6.85 KRESENSKY'S Safe Deposit Boxes for Rent and a general banking business transacted. We promise you fair and eourteous treatment at all times and invite you to make your banking home with us. Security State Bank ALGONA, IOWA C. B. Murtagb, President Frank Kohlhaas, Vice President J. W. Haggard, Vice President B. A. Schemel, Cashier Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation rtftwftwwwyirtwwwwwvww Sisterhood Mr. and Mrs. Simon Elbert, Reta Salz, Mrs. Leo Kollasch, Chas. and Mike Kollasch, Peter Kollasch and daughter, Alvina, went to Dubuque Friday to be present at the ceremonies ut Mt. Lauretta, where Mathilda Kollasch was professed and then took the vows of the black veil in the presentation order. At Fairmont Funeral Mr. and Mrs. George Wichtendahl, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zinnell and Mrs. Ernest Gade of West Bend went to Fairmont, to attend the funeral of William Schultz, a cousin of the Wichtendahls, who passed away at his home near Fairmont Friday. The funeral was held on Monday afternoon, Feb. 7th. Rosella Voigt of Algona spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Maher of Barnum spent the week end at the home of their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Sheidler. Mr and Mrs. Tim O'Brien and daughters, Joyce and Ann. visited last week at the home of the former's mother, Mrs. Catherine O'Brien and family. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Greinert en- tertanied at cards Friday evening a host of friends and relatives. Those who were guests were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Vaudt and family, Mr. and Mrs. August Vaudt and family, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Behnke, Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Jessen, son Ralph, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Meyer, Mrs. Aana Dau and family, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Zumach and daughter AJIce, Mr. and Mr. W. A. Rusch, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Zumach and Shirley Ann. Five hundred was played at five tables. Mrs. H. W. Behnke won high for the ladies and Herman Zumach high for the men, A dainty lunch was »erv»d after the card games. YOU'U- SM< S Swea-Eagle News | aoooooooaoaoooaooooooooc J. C. Maxell is holding a sale on is farm Wednesday, Feb. 16. Mr. nnd Mrs. Fred Jenson are randpnrents again, a daughter be- ng born to Mr. and Afrs. L. Lamne ast week. Edith, Alice and Myrtle Molindei nd Florence Erlckson visited last 'eek Thursday afternoon at the Jrs. Claude Fangest home in East 'haln. A large crowd attended the com bination sale on the Virgil Moore farm Thursday. This sale proved very successful und another will be held later in February. Mrs. Tim Doocy received word that her husband and the Loren Byera family arrived at Petone III a week ago last Sunday where they visited Mr. Doocy's relatives. They have now crossed Illinois and are enroute to Virginia and report a pleasant trip so far. The Groen brothers who for many years have farmed in this commun- ty, and are now farming what known as the old Lenander ranch ... Swea township, will hold one of the season's largest closing out sales on Thursday. A farmer from near Sjpencer will move onto the ranch this spring. Mr. and Mrs. Kenning From of Bricelyn, Minn., were guests last week Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bexell who were celebrating their 26th wedding anniversary. Mr. From is manager of the Farmers' Co-Operative elevator in Bricelyn. They also visited Mrs. Prom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hagbert Olson. Lawrence Thorson attended an agricultural meeting in Burt a week ago last Friday. An extension worker of Iowa State College gave u talk on ways to exterminate grasshoppers. Many farmers in the northern counties reported crop damage last year and are greatly concerned about what the outcome niuy be this year. Mrs. Oscar Berggren and Myron Johnson received news of the death of their cousin, Prof. John Bexell last Sunday, Feb. 6, at Corvallis, Oregon. He suffered a stroke some time ago and has been bedfast since. Mr. Bexell was born in Sweden, coming to Bancroft with his parents at an early age where he spent his childhood. After he finished school here, he attended Augustana College, Rock Island, and taught there many years. Later he had charge of the agricultural college at Logan, Utah, from where he moved to CorvalUs to become emeritus dean of men of the agricultural college of Oregon. He is survived by pl lol , ( , -nil his wife and a large number of rel- - rllollt ^ J * jn this community. RIDING EVE* DROVE • • YOUR BUY 1. 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