The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 22, 1938 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 22, 1938
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The Algona tTpper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Feb. 22,1938 North East Kossuth Page TTTONKAMAN MAY LOSE FINGER Leo Eichter Has Index Finger Almost Severed in Accident Titonka: Leo Richter who is employed at the Schutjer Implement •hop, had the misfortune of nearly having his Index finger taken off. He was taken to the doctor where it was put In place to see If It would heal without having to be taken entirely off. The accident happened when another employee, Ray Kollasch, was helping him carry a heavy box and In some manner the box slipped and fell on his finger. Rev. W. L. Patterson took Mrs. Patterson to Ames Thursday and from there she went to Cedar Rapids where she joined her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Waples en a six weeks vacation trip to Florida. While there she will visit her son, Homer, who Is employed In a hotel at Miami. The regular monthly P. meeting was held at the T. A. school house Monday evening and combined with observance of Founders Day. Musical numbers were rendered by Mrs. Ray Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Miller, Maurice Bilsborough, and Lela Ziwefel. L. G. Gartner gave a talk. A deal was completed Monday whereby Homer Downs became the owner of the George Sonnenberg general merchandise and grocery store. Mr. Downs has been with the Mid-Continent oil company for many years and is well known. Mr. Sonnenberg has already moved to his farm south of town and the store is closed for Invoicing. Emery Stewart and C. A. Hoon were Mason City business visitors Thursday. Miss Helen Falk has been having a severe attack of the grippe since last Monday. Wm. Batt was called to Algona Thursday evening because his father, W. H. Batt, was quite ill A baby boy was born Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sleper. He weighed eight pounds and is their first child. Mrs. Andrew Hansen and daughter visited several days last week •with her mother, Mrs. Geo. Caugh- lln in Algona. Miss Minnie Kennedy'is now employed in a meat market and grocery store at Fort Dodge which her brother-in-law, John Sturdevant operates. Miss Margaret Callies, journalism student at Iowa City, came home Thursday for a few days' visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Callies. Dean Oesterrelcher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Oesterreicher, is n patient at the Kossuth hospital, suffering with flu and complications. At the latest report he is improving. A patriotic party was enjoyed by members of the Woman's club at the home of Mrs. Pierre Sartor on Wednesday evening. After an evening of games a lunch carried out in a patriotic scheme, was served. Two galloping teas were held this week for the benefit of the Methodist Ladies' Aid. One at the Roy Budlong home Monday with IS attending and another at the Oscar Blanchard home with eleven attending. Mrs. H. Beed, Mrs. H. A. French and Mrs. W. H. Ricklefs entertained the Band Mothers club at the latter's home Tuesday evening. Eleven members were present and they decided to raise money by bake sales to buy a drum for the band. Mm. H. B««d entertained her bridge club Thursday. Guests £•• OTWolfe. MiiT J jer, Mrs. Ed Sathoff, and Mrs. W H. Ricklefs. High score was won by Mrs. Roy Budlong and low by Mrs. H. A. French. The Methodist Ladies Aid received a cash prize at Sioux City on their "Eight Point Star" name quilt and It will be on display the Bonacker food market, Saturday. It will be sold to the hlghes bidder at the Washington supper Feb. 22nd. The proceeds will go to the aid. Ledyard Aid To Sponsor Grant Center Plays Ledyard: The Methodist Ladles Aid met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Tlce Brack. It was voted that the aid would cooperate with the Grant Center married people's club when they repeated their play recently given at Grant, In Ledyard. The aid will have charge of the advertising and business management here and will share in the profits. The plays were a huge success when given at Grant. The exact date has not been determined, but has been tentatively set at March 1st but will be definitely announced next week. YOUNG FOLKS ARE WED AT LAKOTA Lakota: Luella, older daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Klocke and Roland Smith, Jr., were married at the home of the bride's parents last week Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock In the presence of only the members of the Immediate families. The Rev. Boese, pastor of the Lutheran church, performed the ceremony, using the single ring service. The couple were attended by the groom's slater, Margaret and the bride's brother, Glen. The bride wore a blue silk dress and carried a bouquet of white carnations and yellow rose buds. The bridesmaid wore blue silk and wore a white shoulder bouquet. The house was prettily decorated In white and yellow streamers and In the living- room they were centered at the chandelier under which the wedding party stood for the service. The serving table was decorated with a center bouquet of white and yellow snapdragons with three yellow candles at each end. A tray lunch was served following the ceremony and the newlyweds drove to Algona for a wedding picture. They expect to spend a short time visiting relatives and will be al home March 1st on a farm owned by the bride's father north of Ledyard. Luella Is a Lakota high school graduate and Roland Is a graduate of the Ledyard high school. He has been employed the past three years In the C. R. Smith general store, and made his home with his grandmother. Mrs. Delia Smith. Girls Defeat Lone Rock The girls' basketball team won their first game In the sectional tournament at Gruver Thursday evening by defeating Lone Rock 61 to 40. They meet Seneca on Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Jensen and children drove to Jewel on Tuesday to visit Mr. Jensen's mother. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Garry were In Minneapolis several days the past week attending a grain dealers' convention. R. K. Canary, the local station age'ht, returned last Monday from Florida. He reported the weather there as very hot and dry. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Johnson are the parents of a baby girl born Saturday, Feb. 12. This Is the third daughter for the Johnsons. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Gable are the parents of a daughter born Wednesday, Feb. 16. This Is their second child, the first being a son. Wm. Payne and son, Sidney of Grant Center were at the Lars Skaar home Monday evening to dinner, celebrating Sidney's blrth- Bernle Looft has been sick the past week and Thursday it was feared he had pneumonia and they took him to Algona to the hospital 'or treatment. He is about nine months old. Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Pingle, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Looft and son, and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Looft and family were in Swea City on Wednesday evening helping their mother, Mrs. John Looft, celebrate her birthday. Forty-EUx At Shower Mesdames W. E. Gutknecht, Delia M. Smith, Kilmer Hanson, William Aalderks and Guy Beemer entertained 46 women at the Gutknechts last week Monday at a miscellaneous prenuptial shower honoring Luella Klocke, who was married the following Wednesday. Hearts were used as decorations and a kitchen quiz printed on red and white hearts was enjoyed with Mrs. I. E. Wortman winning the prize. Eileen Christ and Irene Christ cousins of the bride assisted her in unwrapping the gifts which were numerous and beautiful. Visiting and lunch followed and the guests left at a late hour, wishing the bride to be much happiness. Mrs. F. C. Kiester, Elmore, spent most of last week with her daughter, Mrs. Harry Mussman. John, older son of Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Wortman, has been seriously ill, the past week but is improving. Arliss Heetland. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Heetland entertained 12 friends recently at a bingo party. Emma and Louise Thaves visited their brother, F. Gus Thaves at the hospital In Algona last week. Late reports are that he Is much Improved. Friends itaged a surprise party lor,; XiMtiM 'ThavM, Tnunday in, Honor oTner imthday and It was n real surprise. Bridge furnished the entertainment. Mrs. Lou Nltz fell a week ago and tore the ligaments in her leg and was otherwise bruised. A niece, Katherlne Poppe is helping her with her house work. E. A. Hansen, Rudd. visited his brother and family, the Erman Hansens, last week Tuesday. Tom Young, Mr. Hansen's brother-in- law, was also a visitor. Boyd Mulverhill, who is spending a 30-day furlough from the navy with his mother, Mrs. Walter Leslie, was In a car accident last week Wednesday and suffered several cuts on his face. Norma Heetland celebrated her 16th birthday a week ago with the following relatives present: the Wade Balls, the Ernest Wortmans, the Raymond Winters and Her own family, the Jerry Heetlands. The Rev. and Mrs. Carl Hammer were in Rowan last week Tuesday where the Rev. Hammer had charge of the funeral of Mrs. John Pritchet who was a member of the congregation when he was pastor of the Rowan church. Mrs. George Edwards has not been well for some time and became worse last week. Her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Freark of Clear Lake came up last week Wednesday and took her to Rochester where she went through the clinic. Mrs. J. H. Warburton assisted by Mrs. Guy Beemer, entertained the Methodist Aid at her home last week Wednesday afternoon. The •aid served a George Washington dinner at the church Feb. 22nd. Three rooms In the parsonage are being redecorated with paper and paint. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Warburton arrived home last week Tuesday afternoon from a two months trip via automobile. They visited at Chicago, Plattevllle, 111., Baraboo, Prentice and Amery, WIs., and Minneapolis. They report road conditions good most of the time but the temperature registered 52 below zero at Prentice one morning. A post nuptial shower was given at the Egesdahl home north of town Monday evening In honor of Mrs. Dwight Smith With 56 women present. A mock wedding was put on as a feature of the entertainment and caused much merriment. The bride received many lovely gifts and lunch was served. Mrs. Smith was given another shower last Friday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents in Grant township. Mrs. Smith Is a bride of three weeks. GRANT GIRL IS HONORED, FRIDAY Former Wilma Speicher Special Guest Friday; 40 Attend Die Hard at Gerled In Grand Opera Air* Gerled: The three star carriers are becoming accustomed to melancholy music as they arrive at the post office from 3:30 to 4:00 on Saturday. It is only the matinee from the Metropolitan Opera House but as one carrier said: "They sure do die hard." end Grant: A miscellaneous shower was held in honor of Mrs. Dwight Smith nee Wilma Speicher at the Delbert Hunt home, Friday afternoon. There were about 40 present. The following attended from out of town: Mrs. Fred Jennings, Hurt; Messrs. Martin Larson and Harvey Graham, Mrs. H. Jennings, Mrs. E. C. Newville and sister of Titonka; Mrs. Roland Smith and daughter of Lakota and Mrs. Mamie Speicher of Fairmont. The bride received many lovely and useful gifts. Mrs. Glen Mino spent the week at the home of her brother In Lone Rock. Mrs. Joe Mayne and Mrs. Alfred Zielske were callers at Fairmont on Tuesday. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Lloyd, Wednesday, Feb. 16. Mother and baby are doing nicely. Several from Grant attended the basketball tournament at Thompson Thursday evening. The Grant girls were defeated by the Corwith girls. The Grant Ladles Aid met at the William Speicher home Wednesday of last week. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Tena Westcott kfarch 2nd. A farewell party was held at the Grant school for the Wm. Dorsey family, Friday evening, Feb. 18. There were about 60 present and the evening was spent In a social way. The Dorseys are moving to Seneca March 1, and they were presented with a rocking chair as a farewell gift. Mrs. Finn spent the week with her daughter In Elmore. Mrs. Lawrence Mayne and the twins of Ledyard are spending n few days at the Kelly home. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kelly and Delorls attended the funeral at Estherville, Monday of Mr. Hocket, an uncle of Mrs. Kelly. Herman Dontj* had a birthday on Thursday and he and Mrs. Dontje entertained In the evening, the Troff family of Ledyard and the Ole Gerdls family. Luncheon was served by the guests. Sunday visitors at the Ole Gerdls home were: Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kramer and Jerry, also Mr. and Mrs. Ben Gerdls and little Jerry Lee all of Buffalo Center. On Wednesday the Gerdls family entertained Elmer Gerdis of Bancroft and his nephew, Walter Abbas of Lakota. On Friday, Mr. and Mrs, Dick Dontje and Alice came to spend the day. CARS WRECKED ATSWEACITY The M. E. Ladles Aid will meet Wednesday with the W. H. M. S. and M. E. Circle entertaining. The devotions will be* led by Mrs. Elmer Smith and a missionary program will be directed by Mrs. John Gilles. Stereoptlcon slides will be shown on the subject, "Into al the World." Music will be furnish ea by Mrs. Ida Larson. his birthday on Saturday nnd Jean Joyce, daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. John Brnndt, whose first birthday was also Saturday, celebrated their birthdays together. Cleo Gable who is attending rol- lege in Forest City came homo last. Sunday to help her mother. Mrs. Martha Gable, celebrate her birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Christ brought her and were dinner guests at the Martin Gable home. Many In this vicinity are suffering with severe colds, sore throats nnd flu. Jake Stubbe was unable to work several days the past week. Everett Hartshorn and N. A. Pinple are others who have been ill nnd unable to be at their regular work. D. A. Carpenter and Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Carpenter were in Winnebago Wednesday attending the funeral of George Lobb, brother-in- law of Mr. Carpenter. Mrs. Lobb is well known here and her many friends extend their sympathy to her in her great loss. On Monday evening Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Wilson of Armstrong; gave a dinner at the home of Mr. nnd Mrs. Max Nitz. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dorsey, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Zielske, Mrs. Martha Gable, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Zielske and Bill Long. LEDYARD NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Tlce Brack were in Eagle Grove Friday on business. Ronald Johnson, small son of Mr. and Mrs. Burton Johnson, who had BANKERS LIFE FARM LOANS Low rate, long term funds from an Iowa Company. See me for prompt closing, no Commission. EDWARD CAPESIUS Heine Bid*. Algona, Iowa 1-tf Statistics prove that one school child in every five has defective eyesight. Often the child doesn't know he's handicapped. Then how can you, the parent, know? An examination of your child's eyes tells. . . quickly, surely. No use to say in after years, "I wish I'd known in time.' know . . . today. You can A. W. Aiminson Over Horrlinrdts 8 & 10 STANDARD RED CROWN! COME IN AMI LOOK AROCMM NC Ot'T THE STOKK IH'RINfl THE (IKEA NATI'KIIAY, FEBIUARY 11). ENDS SA OltKS OK Bid »<• VALI'ES Til HOC. ft II- TEST «c SALE IN AMERICA! STARTS Y MUIIT, FEBIU'ARY 2tt. WOMEN'S 1MUNT 'KERCHIEFS 9c 2 for Hig 14 - inch 'kerchiefs in beautiful floral prints. Vat dyed colors on fine lawn. 17x»« IXCH TI'KKISII TOWELS Famous "Cannon" quality! Soft and absorbent but firmly woven! Snowy white terry tfith pastel striped borders. N GRAY ENAMELED WARE Each Price 2-QT. PUDDING PAN 2-QT. SACCE PAN WASH BASIN (Jet them on sale NOW, at a BIG saving! All pieces are of durable gray mottled enamel on a heavy steel base. 1MNC1I WHISK BROOM 9c Durably made of all whisk broom corn, double sewed, wire bound neck, plush cap. » 0%. TABLE TI'MBLERS 9c a FOR Popular size! Sparkling pressed crystal glass that looks much more expensive! MEN FRANKLINS W. V. BUTLEB, Owner Five Young Folks Cut and Bruised in the Collision Swea City: Two cars were wreck ed and five young people injured I a collision four miles east of town on No. 9 during a recent snow storm. Art Cutler from Bancroft and Harlena Molan from Swea City were driving west. A car which was immediately ahead of them and which had been driving along at a good raU of speed, «topped suddenly. Swerving, to avoid hltthvi It, Cutler crashed head on Into a car coming from the west. The occupants of the east bound car were young men by the names of Cushman and Leslie and a young girl, Delia Johnson, nil from Lakotn. The young folks were nil picked up by passcrsby and brought to the Dr. Minkel office where they were cared for. All had bruises and cuts. Delhi Johnson had one hand brok on. Harlena Molan was perhaps the most seriously injured. Her nose was cut clear across and required several stitches and two drainage tubes. ipiiiiiiiiiiiiiwiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiw 1 CLOSING OUT I Having decided to quit farming and as I have rented my farm I will sell the =5 following described property on my farm located one mile north and 2£ miles = east of Whittemore, or 7£ miles west of Algona, on No. 18, on |f Thursday, Feb. 24th 1 E Sale to start at 12:30 Lunch Wagon on Grounds Eg Parent-Tewhem Meeting The February meeting of the Parent-Teachers association last week was very well attended, 150 people being present. The program consisted of several musical numbers from the high school groups, including the solos which will be entered at the spring music contest, and several numbers by the school band. Children under the direction of Brulah Gladstone and Adelaide Harang, put on a Lincoln playlet which received many compliments Following the program furnished by the school, an education picture "The Beneficent Reprobate" was shown by the Rev. O. H. Frerking of Lakota. This picture was produced by the national education W. C. T. U. committee, und was sponsored by the local W. C. T. U. The March meeting of the P. T. A. has been postponed until March 17. Mrs. Geo. K. Nelson, chairman of the program committee reports a style show, a collection of $2,000 worth of pelts and a quartet from Mason City will be included on the program, which will be furnished by a dry cleaning company. Peter J. Heiken who was in Algona for several days for medical observation came home Friday. W. E. Carlson recently purchased the Clara Poole residence and will move in the near future to that house. Beulah Gladstone and Agnes Olson attended the Ambroue-Holltster wedding at the Baptist church In Bancroft Thursday at which Miss Gladstone served as a bridesmaid. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bowman entertained Dr. and Mrs. Minkel and Mr. and Mrs. John Sanftner at dinner at their home Friday evening. The piece de resistance was a fine white fish baked by Mr. Bowman. Mr. and Mrs. Will Thompson and Mr. and Mrs. James Vuux are enjoying a two weeks' trip through the south. Leaving here for Wichita. Kansas, they expected to drive houth from there to Texas, then to New Orleans und from there to Miami, Florida. The Father and Son banquet at the M. E. basement Thursday evening was very well attended and everyone reported a line time. Around 106 plates were served not including those who helped with the serving und those on the program. Following tlie dinner, toasts were given with Supt. Schuler acting as toabtmaster. The guest speaker was the Rev. Doms of Hurt. The Grout church presented u play "City Rubes" which was well received. The parts in the play were tilled by Messrs. Fisher, Dins- mori.'. Reynolds tuid Gable and Mrs. Allen. Musical numbers were furnished by a male quartette, Mr. Roths, Mr. Harvey, Kenneth Sey- lur uud Gilford Smith and Mr. Niemeyer gave a trumpet solo. 59HEADOFLIVESTOCK 13 Head of Horses One black gelding 7 yrB. old, wt. 1400; bay gelding 3 yrs. old, wt. 1450; black mare 12 yrs. old with foal, wt. 1-100; ~1 black yearling colts; one last spring colt; bay gelding 5 yrs. old, wt. 1200; registered Port-heron stallion S yrs. old; black gelding '.) yrs. old, wt. 1300; black mare about 10 yrn. old, wt. 1500; roan mare !> yrs. old, wt. 1500; black gelding 4 yrs. old, wt. MOO; bay gelding 8 yrs. old, wt. 1250. ~\ 33 Head of Cattle I 12 milch cows, nearly all fresh; \ 1-year-old heifers; 5 1-year-old steers; 4 2-year-ohl heifers;Hereford bull 2 yrs. old; six calves. 13 HEAD OF HOGS Eight head of Duroc brood sows; 4 head of feeder pigs; 1 registered Duroc boar. FARM MACHINERY One McCormick-Deering 5-ft. mower; Mc-I)eering (J-l't. mower; wagon with hay rack; low wheel wagon; wagon and box; F-20 Farmall, rubber in front with rear whe-1 cleaners; Karmall cultivator; Mc- Deering 8-ft. grain binder; McCornrck corn binder; Black Hawk corn planter, 1«JO rods wire; set front wheel cleaners for Farmall; Hock island lo-t't. disc; 8-ft. disc; Keysto ic side delivery rake. Three single-row cultivators; 1 Jni. walking plow; John Deere emirate seeder: International manure spreader: Stickney worm gear pum i jack; Koscoe oat huller; S-in. burr feed grinder; 10-in. Mc-Deering I'eed grinder; set 4 discs for Farm Ml cultivator; 5oo-gal. fuel tank; 4-wheel trailer with hitch: 2 sets harness and several horse collars; (.'ushinan engine; John Deere 11-in. ging plow; ItJ-in. sulky plow; some oil barrels, etc. I — HOUSEHOLD GOODS — | S5 one dining room table wilh chair.-; kitchen cabinet; Philco cabinet, radio, battery set; telephone; Ad- £5 == vance circulating coal heater; kitchen table: sewing machine; lawn mower. as EE TEKMS $10 and under, cash; over that amount (i months time OM bankable notes. 55 1 A. C. BJUSTROM \ H FLAlti & STEWART, Auctioneers FARMERS' STATE BANK, Whittemore, Clerk. =5 lllllllllnlllllllllllllll!^

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