The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 22, 1938 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 22, 1938
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The Algona ttppw Peg Moines, Algona, Iowa, Feb. 22, 1038 MRS. RICE GUEST ATSURPRBEBY LONEROCKFOLK Bnyders, Pearsons, Flaigs, Blanchards, Kruegers Honor Occasion ;M • surprlse T was held m honor of Mrs. J. Rice at her home last Monday evening. Attending were- 2£* E «g.ene Pearson, Mrs. Ray §? y ni ' ^ rs Frank FIa1 *' Ml ' s - J 2L B J ftnch " rd ' M " Alex Krueger and Mrs. W. G. Flaig. t J^ 0 ' , Flaig atten| Jed a McCorm- Ick-Deering meeting at Algona last * rlday, Mrs. Charles Hawks, Spirit Lake, spent last Monday with Mrs. Kate jiawks. Mrs. Llssie Shelllto, Ames, came Wednesday for a visit at the N. L Cottons. County Superintendent of Schools Wm. Shirley, Algona, visited the schools here Wednesday. Mrs. Lell Hanna, Schlndler, S. D., spent the past week with the A. H. Hannas and Mrs. Tlllie Hanna. Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Krueger attended a Standard Oil meeting and banquet at Mason City last TUBS-* day. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Rippentrop, of Buffalo Center, were last Thursday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ar- «nd Neeland. The Ladies' Mite society met on Thursday with Mrs. Lillle Thompson. A Father and Sons banquet will be held March 17. The Emil Krafts attended a birthday party last Tuesday night at the Adolph Perils, Whittemore, it being Mr. Peril's and Herman Dreyer's birthdays. Mrs. Harold Gross and infant son were removed from the Mueller hospital at Fenton to the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Radlg, last Tuesday. Mrs. Merwin Marlow and son, ^Merrill Faye, left Friday for Livermore to visit the Frank Collins. They will spend this week with Mrs. Faber Dugan at Somers. William Cameron, Austin, Minn., spent last week end at the Hugh Marlows. Guests there Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Clinton La Bar, Austin, and V. L. Whalens, Dol- llver. Blanche Henrlkson, instructor of the fifth and sixth grades, was ill the past week, going to her home at Ottosen on Wednesday. Mrs. W. O. Plalg substituted In her place. Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Kelson, Rlng- sted, spent last Tuesday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rowe Friday evening guests there were Mr. and Mrs. Russell Lctstlne and Geraldlne Neilsen, Rlngsted. Mrs. Jack Qulnn and Mrs. Otis Sanders were joint hostesses to a valentine party at the former's home last Monday night Hearts was played, Mrs. Merle Culbertson and Mrs. Emil Kraft winning high prizes. Kathryn Stebrltz accompanied Bertha and Leona Schiltz and Helen Fox, all of Bancroft, to Fort Dodge last week end visiting Mr. and Mrs. Francis Poole. AH returned Monday, Mrs. Poole returning with them for the week. Mr. and Mrs. Alex Krueger drove to Rochester last Tuesday and returned that evening. They returned again Friday where Mr. Krueger underwent a major operation on Saturday. A. A. Krueger and Fred Genrlch drove there Saturday. Evelyn Radlgs, who attends a business college in Des Moines, spent the week end at the parental Alex Radlgs. Dorothy Macumber, Fort Dodge, spent the week end at the parental Frank Macumbers. Eugene Blanchard, Mason City, spent the week end at the parental J. M. Blanchards. Wesleyans Join In Corwith Pair's 40th Anniversary Wesley: The L. L. and A. M. Lease families were among a group of other relatives at CorwUh Wednesday evening, Feb. 1st, where they sprung a happy surprise on Mr. and Mrs. Ed J. Studer who that day were celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. Mrs. Studer was form- ely Clara Lease, daughter of Mrs. Susan Lease, who that day also celebrated her 77th birthday. Grandma Lease was unable to attend the party since the week before she had the misfortune to fall on a slippery sidewalk in the .rear of her home and very painfully injure her hip and other parts of her body. Miss Helen Nelson is assisting In the home and acting as companion to Mrs. Lease. Frank Miles to be Wesley Hi Speaker Wesley: Frank Miles of Des Moines, has been secured as commencement speaker for the c!aas of 1938. Graduation exercises will be held there on Wednesday night this year, May 18th. It will be remembered also that he addressed the class of 1936 and was very well received by the large audience present Mr. Miles is prominent in the state as a Legionalre and is editor of the Iowa Legionalre. You II Have a We Can Give You Style and Comfort At Low Cost Stout, short, tall or medium, we can guarantee you a perfect fit Careful measurements and fittings will let you step out of our shop, the well-dressed man. Be sure to come in today. $25 and up Madson & Hanson Vtf ith a telephone you get the news while it is new. You can depend upon it to bring you word of the important and interesting happenings of the community. It's easy to keep in touch with friends and relatives, in and out of town, by telephone . . . to j-ft help quickly in emergencies . . . to arrange meetings ... to save time and trips and money. If you doM't tovo a telephone, drop (• at tfce telephone office for Information about tervlce. THE NAOABA BRIDGE COLLAPSING—Niagara Falls, N. T.: A spectacular camera shot made by a spectator who snapped his shutter just as the famous Falls View International Bridge gave way last week, after withstanding the pressure of the ice jam in the Niagara River for 24 hours. An audience of thousands viewed the collapse of the 1,260-foot steel arched span which weighed 4,500,000 pounds. MAXINE HOFFERT, DONALD JACOBS OF WEST BEND WED ON SATURDAY Whittemore Girls Lose to West Bend Whittemore: The Whittemore public school girls' basketball team went to West Bend Wednesday night and met the West Bend girls' team in the sectional tournament and were defeated by a score of 64 to 26. Newlyweds Visit Here Mr. and Mrs. Armin Lauck of Steen, Minn., came Thursday to visit at the homes of the Henry Laucks and Walter and Erwln Struecker. Mr. Lauck is a brother of Henry and Mrs. Walter and Er- wln Struecker. The Laucks were married Wednesday at Steen and will visit here a week. Elerlck Made Manager Kern Elerlck, who was formerly second man of the Whittemore Farmers Creamery here and the past two years manager of the Alt a •'dreamery, has been engaged as manager and buttermaker for the Alta Vista Farmers Mutual Cream- cry association. Kern will take up nls duties March 1st. He will succeed T. F. Shlpton, who retired on account of poor health. ni with Scarlet Fever Ada Fandel, student nurse at St. Joseph hospital, in Sioux City, is sick with scarlet fever and is quarantined at the hospital. Her father, William Fandel, went to Sioux City last week to see her in hopes of bringing her home. When It was learned she had scarlet fever she could not be moved. Maynard Roeber Is confined to his home with quinsy. A quilting bee was held at the home of Mrs. Henry Kuecker two day* last week. Sheriff Bert Montgomery of Em- Thuw- Young Couple to Farm After a Short Weding Trip West Bend: Miss Maxine Hoffert and Donald Jacobs were married Saturday morning at 8:30 in the home of the groom's sister, Mrs. Dan Jordan, in Swaledale. Iowa. Rev. Jordan performed the ceremony. Ilene Jurgens was the attendant of the bride. The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hoffert of this place and a graduate of the West Bend high school in 1936. The groom Is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Jacobs and a graduate of the West Bend high school. He attended college at Ames and has been farming his father's farm since, and they will make their home on the farm on their return from a short wedding trip. Their many friends extend congratulations. Mary Ann Venteicher of Wesley spent last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Knecht Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Zumach arc the parents of a girl born Friday They now have a family of two girls. Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Loebach attended a card party at the Lambert Venteicher home Thursday evening in Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Braatz were hosts to Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bell, Mr. and Mrs. August Bcrnau and Mr. and Mrs. Dicrtick Cordes Friday evening. Mrs. Rosa Barto and sister, Dora Bicrstedt of Algona were visiting at the home of their sister and family Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ostwald, in Whittemore. Joan Fleming, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fleming, who has been home the past month recuperating from a street car accident in Chicago, returned to her duties on Friday evening. The Whittemore Implement Co. will sponsor a free movie and stage show tomorrow (Wednesday) In the Higgins hall. There will be a free lunch at noon. Tickets will be given free before noon on the day. The Young People's society of St. Paul's Lutheran church held their social meeting Thursday evening in the Lutheran school hall. June Wehrspann and Harold Wehrspann and Norbert Zumach were on the serving list. The young ladies' sodality of St. MichateKs parish will sponsor a party tomorrow night (Wednesday) at the Academy hall. Admission will be charged to enter. A prize will be given to winners. The ladies will serve lunch. Mr. and Mrs. Art Heldenwith, son Ellsworth, Dorothy Sebers and son Ralph were Wednesday evening dinner guesU at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Walker In Algona, it being In honor of Mrs. Walker's 23rd birthday. Dorothy Sebers and son stayed until Saturday with her sister, Mrs. Walker. Those from here who were Sunday evening dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mm. Edgar Bauman of Ringsted were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Struecker and family. Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Struecker and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lauck and family from here and Mr. and Mrs. Armin Lauck of Steen, Minn. A quilting bee was held at the home of Mrs. Mary Bruhn on Tuesday of last week. Those who were present from here were Mrs. Chris Meyer, Mrs. William Lauck, Mrs. George Meyer, Mrs. Alfred Bruhn, Mrs. Art Heidenwith, Mrs. Edwin Greinert, Mrs. Erwin Bruhn, Mrs. Edward Greinert and Mrs. Rudolph Hanover. Among those who were Friday evening dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Meyer in Garner were Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Meyer, William Jr., Brneet and Selma Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Walter and Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Struecker and families, Mr and Mrs. Henry Lauck and daughter Lucille and son Henry from here and Mr. and Mrs. Armin Lauck of Steen, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. William Meyer were Sunday dinner bosUwe* to tb«lr immediate families who are Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lauck, son Henry and daughter Lucille, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meyer and ion Roland, Mr. and MM. Hugo Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Heyer and sons, June* Ed- Mrs. Jas. Olson entertained at bridge Friday afternoon. Mrs. B. E. Walker and daughter, Betty and Miss Eva Lowman were business visitors In Fort Dodge Tuesday. Miss Lillian Thoman underwent an operation In the Fort Dodge hospital last week, for removal of a tumor. She is Improving at this time. Rev. and Mrs. H. J. Needing attended the Ladies Aid Society meet- Ing at Rodman Wednesday. They found the traveling bad In the heavy falling snow. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nurse moved their household goods to Mallard, Monday, being unable to rent a house in West Bend. The house they lived In has been sold. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. White have rented an apartment In the t K. the early winter with their children at Oskaloosa and Cedar Falls ward and David of Garner; Mr. and Mrs. Armin Lauck of Steen, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Meyer, St. Joe. Peter Baumnn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Baumnn of here, who U a student nt Iowa State College, won second place in two divisions of the Little International Stock show held at Ames last week Tuesday. Peter entered an Ayrshire dairy cow and a Belgian horse. Both entries won second In their respective divisions. There were over two hundred students who had entries in this show. About 40 neighbors and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Ostwald gathered at their home Friday evening at a farewell party. The evening was spent at cards and lunch was served at midnight, everybody bringing filled baskets. The Ost- walds will vacate the Carl Ostwald farm and move on their farm three miles southeast of Whittemore. They were presented with a sum of money by their friends. A number from here attended the shower held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gellenfeld north of Hobarton Friday night in honor of Leona Dreyer, who will become the bride of Alfred Meyer of here in the near future. Those who were present from here were: Mr\ and Mrs. Herman Meyer, daughter Gertrude, and son Alfred. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bruhn and daughters, Arlene and Phyllis, Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Zumach nnd daughter Alice. A number of relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Struecker congregated at their home last week Tuesday night to help them celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary. Those who were present were: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Strueck- er, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Braatz, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Struecker and family, Mr. and Mrs. George Maahs, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lauck, son Henry and daughter Lucille, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Dau and son Duane. Cards were played and lunch was served at the close of the evening. Seneca Girls Defeat Grant And Ringsted Seneca: The Seneca high school girls and boys basketball teams motored to Grant Tuesday evening and met the Grant teams. The Seneca girls easily defeated the Grant girls by a score of 21 to 42. The Seneca boys were defeated by the Grant boys 6 to 26. Wednesday evening, Feb. 16th, the Seneca high school girls met the Ringsted girls at Gruver in the sectional tournament. The Seneca girls defeated the Ringsted girls by a score of 19 to 33. Bailey* Entertain Club Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Bailey entertained the Modern Mixer club members, their families and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Crowley at a card party at their home Monday evening. Five hundred was played at seven tables with Mrs. Curtis Olsen winning high prize. J. W. Bolllg won the low prize and Glenn Paulsen a prize for a contest held after the card games. Those who attended were Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Classon. Mr. and Mrs. Sigurd Olsen, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Olsen, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Elmers. Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Paulsen and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell and family, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Richards, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Bollig, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Oftedahl and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Crowley. A delicious luncheon was served late In the evening by the Baileys. Thelma Cornelius of Fenton is working at the Jens Petersen home. An epidemic of the mumps is taking its course in the Seneca consolidated school. Jim Richards of Spirit Lake spent the past several days with his son, Howard Richards. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Hoeck spent Monday evening at the Lee Hawbaker home In Bancroft. Mrs. I. F. Engessor, who has been a patient at the Mayo hospital In Rochester, returned to her bom* Bundaymuofc Improved and «M« to be about the house part of the time Henry Kublys Were Surprised at Lu Verne LuVerne: The 35th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kubly was the occasion for a party at the Community Hall Thursday evening. Fifty-five relatives and friends gathered at the hall when the Kublys were brought there, completely surprising them. The evening was spent socially with games and visiting. A lunch was served at the close of the evening. Mrs. Max Block visited her brother, W. J. Pechs, at Eagle Grove several days last week. Mr. and Mrs. George Legge and children, Kiemme, were guests of Lottie and Jennie Mason Thursday. Mesdames George Wolf, Emil Anderson, Ralph Davidson and Robert Hardcopf are hostesses to the Methodist Ladles Aid at the Community hall Wednesday. Mrs. Roy Guy and Mrs. Emily Guy entertained the Good Will club Thursday afternoon at the home of the former. A new quilt, a basket design was begun and Mrs. Harry Christensen and Mrs. Helen Stripling led the group in an hour of games and contests. "Colleges and Universities and their Influence" was studied at the Progressive Woman's club meeting at the D. H. Wermersons, Friday afternoon. Mrs. Cecil Huff's paper told of new developments in College Curriculum and Mrs. P. C. Lichty gave a review of the book, "College—What's the Use" by Herbert Hawks. In the informal discussion contrasts in the college courses today and during the period when the club members were in college were brought out. The announcement of the observance of the Iowa centennial program at the county club meeting at Algona, March 1 was made. The meeting March 4 will be at the home of Mrs. H. D. Meyer. Guesta of the club Friday were Mrs. Kelsey Burtis and Mrs. John Ramus. SCHOOL BALLOT AT WESLEY SET FOR MARCH 14 Four Present Officials Are Up for Reelection to Office Wesley: The annual school election is scheduled to be held In Wesley on Monday. March 14th. nnd petitions have been circulated for L. Lease. Halvor Flom. Jr. and Charles Kraus for directors and I. A. Gerdes for treasurer. All are at present serving and if others are planning to run. it has not so far been made public. Ha* 76th Birthday Mrs. Agatha Haverly enjoyed her 76th birthday anniversary last week Monday and a group of women came in for several hours to help her celebrate the occasion. They brought lunch and a birthday cake and the group all enjoyed a pleasant repast together. Besides the many self-invited guests who remembered her birthday, she received many pretty birthday greeting cards from near and far. morning from Washington. D. C., to othy Jane was to have to part with where he had gone the week before i her tonsils. Mr. FlehJcr has been *A Mfrt-MB*** *t»Jt. H f A •». &**•!.*.« _. •_! i I to attend the R. E. A. meeting. Eight members of the Study club attended the matinee at the Cnll theatre at Algrnia Thursday whore they viewed the picture. "The Life of Emile Zola." Mrs. Wallace Benton spent the past week at Austin. Minn.. visit- Ing several relatives. She was nlsn to meet another sister, Miss Mnry McNamee of Dubuque at Austin. Mrs. Schultz and Mrs. MeWhortrr of Algona were special guests at the R. B. Hopkins home Wednesday when Mrs. Hopkins entertained :he members of her Methodist AM circle. The Henry Hnverly. Malt Laux and E. M. Olson families sprung a assistant huttermnker at the creamery there since his leaving here lust year. SEXTON NEWS Little Hnrley Fitch is spending n few days this week with his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Del Fitch of Hurt. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Lo-.vman became parents of their second child, another daughter, horn Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. John Kutschsra pleasant surprise party on August 1 h P<--nme parents of a daughter, on Legion Dnnre 24th The American Legion Is sponsoring a dance to be given in the Kleinpeter hall this week night, Feb. 24th, with Thursday the Kelly Kellodians furnishing music. F. A. Diekmann, local man Is a member of the orchestra, and the group guarantee plenty of new and old style musical numbers and dances. Cojren In Tournament The local Wesley independent basketball team of boys have entered with seven other Independent teams for a tournament which will be played at Corwith beginning March 2. So far the local group liave all games played this season to their credit, so far having lost none. Mullin Back on Job Vee Mullin, who suffered a siege of pneumonia the fore part of December, was able to return to his duties as mail carrier on route two out of Wesley this week relieving Theron Hanson, who acted as substitute during Mullin's Illness. Sirs. Pfeffer Hostem Mrs. L. L. Pfeffer entertained 12 women at a 1:30 o'clock luncheon Tuesday of last week honoring her sister, Mrs. J. C. Robinson of Bent- idji, Minn., who was here the past week as her house guest. Following the luncheon which was carried out in valentine colors and decorations, bridge was played at three tables with Mrs. H. H. Raney receiving high score prize, Mrs. R. C. Bauer, second high and Mrs. L. T. Root, travel prize. Guests included members of Mrs. Pfeffer's bridge club, and Mrs. Raney, Mrs. Kenneth Richardson and Mrs. E. D. Ravlln Intptwn«n% Deafer Program R. C. Bauer, McCormlck-Deerlng Implement and machinery dealer, Is sponsoring and has Invited In the public for a day of free entertainment on Thursday, Feb. 24th of thl.« week. A free lunch will be giver at noon which will be served by the American Legion Auxiliary and will be followed by free sound movies showing a. number of films. Other entertainment will feature Earl Hunt and the McCormick-DceriiiK Revelers and the Farmall Boys and Hazel the Screnader. J. C. Skow returned home Friday Oarman last Sunnny night the occasion being in remembrance of his birthday, which took place two days later. Feb. l!ith. Mrs. Arlo Dawson entertained the members of her bridge club with Mrs. H. D. Emory and Mrs. ,1. C. Richardson of Bemidji. Minn., as special guests. Mrs. George Aldrich won cut prize. Mrs. R. C. Bauer, high, and Mrs. Tom McMnh- on, second high. Jack Jennett returned to the Mrs. Silas Skow farm last week to begin his fourth year assisting her with the work. Mr. Jennett had spent several months with relatives in Fowler, Indiana. Hoopston. III., and Colo, Iowa, with his mother, several brothers and sisters. Mr. and Mrs. George Aldrich and Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Lease attended the monthly county meeting of the American Legion and Auxiliary at Swea City Thursday night. About 70 attended. Vic Stuehland, highway safety director, and past 8th district commander, was the principal speaker. Miss Stage and her music pupils in the public school are vrcy busy recently rehearsing for their annual operetta which will be given Friday and Saturday nights, March 4th and 6th. The operetta chosen is "In Tulip Time" and promises to be very pretty. The school is also making plans for a scries of one-net plays to be given March 18th and 19th. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Wester and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erdman and Madeline spent n day last week at Ringsted visiting In the Rnlph Fleher home. Madeline remained for a week to assist in the household and during which time little Dor- Thursday afternoon at the Kossnth hospital. Algona. Mrs. Rosa Fitch and P. W. Hansen visited Mrs. Jake Wenver Monday. Mrs. Weaver who has be»n bedfast for severnl weeks, was taken to Iowa City for treatment Tuesday. ' Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Richards and son. Ralph of Lone Rock, im! Mrs. A. D. Richards and Nellie Ward, Algona. were dinner guests Wednesday of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Greenfield and Edith. Mr. and Mrs. Lon Gouge entertained six couples at cards on Thursday evening. Following the games, lunch was served. Mr. ind Mrs. Gouge are moving to a farm two miles north of Wesley to be vacated by the Jack Cruise family. Mrs. Rosa Fitch entertained at a birthday dinner for her daughter, Edna Mae, who was 12 years old. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. John Welland of Hutchlns, and Mr. and Mrs. Chester Fitch and children and Chester's brother, Harold Fitch of Sexton. 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