The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 1, 1938 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 1, 1938
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The Algona Upper Pea Moines, Algona, Iowa, March 1,1938 NEWLYWEDS WILL FARM AT FENTON Mr. and Mrs. Edward Beimers Wed, to Reside South of Town Fenton: Mrs. Otto Mens announces the marriage of her son, Edward Relmers to Lorene Holmes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. E Holmes of Algona which took place Sunday, Feb. 20, at Des Moines The Single ring ceremony was per formed by the R«v. Harry Shlffler Mrs. Charles Houston was th« bridesmaid and Charles Houston served as best man. The bride llv ed at Ltvermore until three year ago when she moved with her par ents to Algona. Mr. Relmers I one of Fenian's young farmers am has lived in this vicinity for som< time. They will be at home on th bridegroom's mother's farm soutli of Fenton. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Mansagp are driving a new Ford since las week. Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Stoeber re turned last week from Mlnneapoll where they attended a hardware convention. Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Mueller and daughter, Virginia Ruth, visited at the Rev. J. T. Snyder home at Alta last week Monday. Mrs. Wilbur Holldorf and her Infant daughter, Charlotte Mae, returned home from the General hospital In Algona last week Tuesday. The Washington's blrthdav supper held last week Tuesday evening in the church parlors and aponsored by the M. E. Ladies' Aid society, was well attended. Eighteen dollars were cleared. Mrs. ed the!. Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Lewis R/ed and son, Jlmmie and Mrs. Cnas. Bassett and Mrs. H. C. Llnd- aey and Mrs. O. H. Stoeber were guests. Selma Meyer returned home last week from Iowa City where she consulted physicians. She was accompanied by her brothers, William and Arthur of Lotts Creek. While away they also visited their sisters, Lydia Meyer at Waterloo and Mrs. R. C. Rehmer and family at Homestead. Mr, and Mrs. Charles Newel entertained the Fenton school faculty and Mrs. V. J. Tatum, Mrs. Dorothea Gerhardts and Agnes Goetsch at three table of bridge last week Tuesday evening. Edith Dahl o.nd V. J. Tatum won the high score prises and Frank Nlcoley the consolation. A two course luncheon In 70AtWe»leyPTA Meeting; Consider Hiring of Nur«e Wesley: Seventy or mofe of the community attended the February meeting of the Parent-Teachers association. Supt. Hoon of the Tl- tonka consolidated school gave a fine talk on the advancement of education, beginning with earliest methods and tracing them down to the present. Seventeen youngsters In the primary room with Miss Boyer as their teacher and Miss-Stage Instructor in music, presented a musical program which proved entertaining The committee-chairman reportec on the method and cost of having a competent registered nurse come into the community to give thi school children In both the publii and parochial schools, a thorough examination, but no action was tak en, and since that meeting the fln ance committee has met to deter mine a suitable -way of gettlni funds to finance such a project More definite plans and dlscussior are expected to follow at the Marc meeting. Zerbe In Safety Office D. J. Zerbe, E. D. Ravlln, Ve Mullin and Lester Lease represent ed Wesley at the Kossuth count highway safety meeting held at th Legion hall in Algona Thursda night. D. J. Zerbe was named on of the vice presidents of the county organization, and It will be remembered that Wesley's enrollment last year was slightly under 80, most of whom were signed up at the public highway safety meeting and program held In the lodge hall here and sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. SWEA CFTY GIRL WEDS ON DATE OF NUPTIALS FOR GRANDPARENTS Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Thore son to be at Home NW of Swea, March 16 Swea City: A wedding uniting two of Swea City's finest young people took place at Marcus, Iowa, Friday, Feb. 28th, when Luella Jensen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Jensen, became the bride of Cecil Thoreson, prominent young farmer of Swea township. Both are graduates of the SVea City high school. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Wm. Samuelson, an uncle of the groom. , Following the ceremony the bri dat party drove back to Swea City where the mother of the bride served a three course seven o'clock dinner to the Immediate families Including besides the bridal party the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs O. L. Thoreson and their daughters Mr. and Mrs. Ed Jensen and son, Palmer, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Jensen and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Christensen. A pretty courtesy on the part of the bride was shown in choosing the wedding date of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Christensen, who have be*en married 53 years as her own wedding date, and out of deference to the grandmother, the color scheme for the decorations was orchid and white. Mrs. Christensen wore a gown of orchid silk. The long table wa; prettily decorated with a centerpiece of sweet peas, flanked by orchid and white candles. Dinner was eaten by candlelight. Two large cakes, one for the bride, and one for the groom were served as the last Course with ice cream which was In the form of wedding bells. Mr. and Mrs. Thoreson will be at home to their many friends after March 15th, at their home seven miles northwest of town. .ymond Stoeber entertain- ew-and-So club at her home 150 at C. D. A. Party About a hundred and fifty men and women of the C. D. of A. lodge enjoyed a friendly party held In the hall Wednesday night when the women entertained their husbands at, a card and dance party. Between the two diversions, lunch was served and prizes were awarded for those holding highest scores in bridge and fh'e hundred. Welcome New Daughter Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kutschara are the parents of a daughter born ot Feb. 17th. She has been named Ida Mae. Ralph Flehler Promoted Friends here of Ralph Ftehler an family who moved to Rlngsted las summer where he accepted a job a assistant In the creamery there having held a similar job here a the local crehmery, are glad learn that he has been advanced t the position as manager and but termaker of the Rlngsted cream ery. Mr. and Mrs. John Hutchiso was making good improvement until last week when she suffered a relapse. Mr. and Mrs. George Aldrich entertained at five tables of bridge in heir home Monday night with first r rlze being awarded to Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Dawson and second high to Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Root. Mrs. Root also won the travel prize. Miss Alvina Johnson who taught the Intermediate grades here last year, but who this year Is a teach- >r In the Anson school at Marshall;own. Is featured regularly each Sunday over KFJB, Marshalltown, ,n a secular and religious program. Mrs. H. J. Braley, who returned to her home here several weeks ago following treatments at the Iowa City hospital, is able to *e up and around with the aid of crutches. Friday for the first time she was able to take a car ride, and she and Ethel drove up town to the drug store for a visit with Mr. Bra ley. Mrs. Joe Nlckey and Miss Mabe Cecil Stage entertained the mem hers of the L. O. W. club at the Mrs Joe Otis home Tuesday night. Th< guests were Mrs. Frank Kouba, Jr and Mrs. Francis Hauptmann Miss Dorothy Shannahan won th high score prize, Miss Mabel Kent average prize and Miss Agnes Boy er, low. No. Kossuth Shippers Have Meeting, Elect Officers for Year Swea-Eagle: The annual business meeting of the North Kossuth Livestock Shipping Association was held in Swea City last week Wednesday. Myron L. Johnson and Arthur E. Anderson were reelected directors. Other board members are: Wm. Evans, George Nyman, Leonard Mino, L. J. Hanson and Walter Thompson of Lone Rock. March 1 Moving With March 1st moving begip? and several social occasions have been held. The Gus Torines, who are moving near Algona, were honored at a farewell dinner last Sunday at the M. E. church basement by members of the congregation. A number of friends gathered at the Mlllen Jensen home last week Tuesday evening. The Jensons are moving to the farm of Mr. Jensen's mother, Mrs. Jennie Jenson near Seneca and last Saturday evening they were guests at the Marvin Uhr home. day was served. Mrs. Alex Mosea and Mrs. Willlam Huskamp of this place accompanied Mrs. Eugene Pearson. Lone Rock, and Mrs. .Chrta Oodfredson of - . - - - - •- matters. The McCormlck-Deerlng meeting and program held In the Klelnpeter hall and sponsored by R. C. Bauer, well Sexton Service Station Chang Sexton: The Smith service station changed from the Skelly gas and oil to the Mid-Continent products recently. A service man from the company changed the products on Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mra. George Olsen, Burt, moved last week to the Nick Krieps farm a mile south of Sexton recently- Mr. and Mra. OrvlUe Hedrtck, Al- Jnion Neighbors Hold A Farewell For Ringsdorfs Union: A farewell surprise party was tendered Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ringsdorf at their home last Friday evening by their neighbors. Five tables were In play at cards. The high score was won by Mrs. Ira Hansen and travel prize by Elmer Hansen. A farewell gift was presented to the Ringsdorfs. Lunch was served which was brought by the guests. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ringsdorf were supper guests at the Robert Leason home Sunday evening. They will soon move to the Kent farm In Plum Creek township. Rev. A. H. Wood has been 111 and confined to his home the past week with flu and complications. Harley Will, who works for Matt Becker near Burt, was on the sick list the fore part of last week. The Busy Bee club is planning a pot luck luncheon to be held at the Clair Winkle home for their next meeting. Mrs. Chester Bailey spent last Thursday visiting her mother, Mrs. Gardner at the Hugh Raney home in Irvington township. A group of neighbor ladles honored Mrs. Fred Davis, nee Beulah Campney last Friday afternoon at the O. A. Campney home. Mike Stoffel, Robert and Kathryn Bode and William Lamuth, the lat local Implement dealer, was mltted to an operation a week ago. Mi*. Dempsey will he able to leave neapolls where he the hospital this wwk and will be 1 brought to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Pearson, where she makes her home. Burt Phone Meeting Hurt: The Burt Telephone Company will hold its annual meeting Tuesday. March 8, at the Royal Theatre. New officers will be elected. meetlng of the young people of the Free Evangelical church. Miss Diane Klelnpeter greatly enjoyed her sixth birthday anniversary Saturday and her mother Invited In a dozen little girl playmates to spend the afternoon with her playing games. Gordon Glddlngs spent last week at the hospital in Iowa City vlsitln* his wife who Is sick and conflnec there for medical treatments. She CASH Paid For Old Gold Such As Dental Gold, Broken Jewelry, Watch Cases, etc. BORCHARDT'S DRUGS AND JEWELRY sftft*^^ ter of Algona, drove to Fort Dodge last Friday where they attended the basketball tournament. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace McArthur near Irvington were callers one evening recently at the George Kohl home. Mr. and Mrs. George Fandel and family of Whittemore were also recent guests. Mr. and Mra. Herman WlUrett Mrs. Carl Rath and daughter, Lucille, were visitors at Burt last week Wednesday. Roger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Larson, has been ill the past week with pneumonia. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Cushing visited the Floyd Richards at Delavan, Minn., the first part of last week. Frank Kelly and Doris Mayne. Mrs. Lawrence Mayne and her twin daughters of Gerled visited last Monday at the home of Mrs. Kelly's sister, Mrs. John Jongberg. The C. C. Cushlngs who have farmed In the community for many years living on the place known as the Carl Pearson farm are moving to Swea -City. Mr. Pearson sold the farm late last fall, and Mr. Cushing was unable to find a farm. Miss Florence Erlckson was pleasantly surprised when a group of relatives and near friends came In to help her celebrate her birthday last week Wednesday evening. The time was spent visiting. Lunch brought by the guests was enjoyed at a late hour. A group of neighbors gathered at the Ed Fosgren home last Thursday evening in honor of Warren Dlebler. Lunch was served by the guests. Mr. Diebler has farmed In Swea township for the past 18 years and will now move to the John Haglund 80 north of Swea City. Mrs. Forrest Erlckson and her brother, Joe Lindblom of Armstrong returned home last week Tuesday after a few days' visit with their sister, Julia Lindblom of St. Paul, who has been ill the past year with heart trouble. Mrs. Erlckson also visited her daughter, Maxlne, who Is taking nurses' training at the NORTH KOSSOTH SHIPPING ASS'N NAMES OFFICERS ' Swea City: The North Koasuth shipping association held their annual meeting last Wednesday. Geo. Nyman, Arthur E. Anderson and Myrqn Johnson were reelected as directors. Other members are Walter Thompson of Lone Rock, Leonard Mino, Will Evans and L. J. Hanson. Carl Applequist is manager and at the meeting reported the year's business totaled $87.000 last year and the total number of live stock handled was 3.322 head. School Election Coming School election takes place on March 14. The hold-over members this year are Ole KvamsdaH Fred Berggren and D. W. Fults, Wm. Evans and Joe Preston, whose terms expire this spring, have filed petitions for reelection. Keith Dye of Clear Lake visited his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jos. M. Dye several days last week. The Immanuel Lutheran church will conduct an Ash Wednesday service Wednesday at 7:30 p. m. The C. C. Cushtng family moved from the Carl Pearson farm north i of town Into the Fults and Eckholm | house in the north part of town. The John Haglund family moved from their farm to the Haglund house last Thursday. Warren Dleb- ler has moved onto the Hnglund farm. Mr. and Mrs. Ole Seylar who have been in Fairmont with their daughter, Mrs. Arlo Carter the past several weeks, returned to theif home here last Thursday. Co-operation Under Sound Management Pays Dividends THESE FIGURES TELL THE STOEY: Total Profits—7 Years .$102.578.0.1 Sale in Gallons m"> IfKMi 1M7 Gasoline 7i:'>,7:r> 884,057 .l,(MiT>,9U Kerosene — 101,4<>7 117.081 1:58.945 Tractor Fuel _-_W:?81 14(5,002 15:1.741 1)45.58:} 1.147.140 1,:]58.(JOO Oil and Greases Show Corresponding Gains TITONKA NEWS Monds Park hospital, St. Paul. nnd having covered a distance o: 2,421, miles. They have many pic tures of the beautiful scenery they saw but tell us that It cannot be described. After this, their secom winter In California, the Wordens My they •Uttare «Ud toget back W. C. Taylor, A. L. Greenfield and Dale Thompson attended a livestock sale Thursday at the Garner sale pavilion. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wise were called to LuVerne Wednesday Wy the Illness of Mrs." Wise's grandmother. Mrs. John Voss, Sr. Mrs. Voss Is 79 years old. About fifty persona attended a community party at the Harvey Steven home, Tuesday evening Following an evening of games a George Washington lunch was served. south Plum Creek News day evening. They were guests of honor previously at a dinner at the Frank Thompson home. The Will- retts will move to the Soren Dld- rlcksen farm near Brltt March J. Largest Crowd at St. Benedict Party St. Benedict: The young ladles' card party was a success with the largest crowd the girls have evor had and all were very much pleai- ed. , Prizes went to Rev. Kramer <uid Mrs. Agnes Ludwig in bridge, and In 500 to Harvey Johnson and Marie Siemer. Mrs. Floyd Hood received the door prize. erev r Ernestine Adamson was ten •ears old Thursday and after school ntertalned her teacher. Miss Anna Ladd, and three school friends, 'hyllis Falk, Tola Rlppentrop and Marlon Krantz. The Methodist Ladies' Aid spon- lored a new furnace with blower, which W. H. Stott and Frank Reynolds installed last week In the church basement. Saturday the adles cleaned the church. John Stott and Everett Rlppentrop moved Dewey Hutchinson's farm machinery and household goods to a term near Buffalo Center, Tuesday. Carl Harms moved on to the place vacated by the Hutchlnsons. 1,350 Families Are Sharing In These Benefits—Why Not Yourself, • Stop in at the nearest K. & II. Station, or write us direct without obligation; we'll be p-lad to toll you more. YOU CAN EARN A SHARE OF STOCK FROM PATKONAdE DIVIDENDS WITHOUT SPENDINO AN EXTRA PENNY . . . STOCK PAID 8 PERCENT, LAST YEAR, AND PATRONAGE DIVIDENDS ANOTHER 13 PERCENT. St. Thomas Guild The St. Thomas Guild will meet Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at Mrs. Claire Anderson's. A one o'clock luncheon will be served. H.W.POST Dray and Transfer Of -»••«« da The John Anderson family from Mitchell, S. D., have trucked the! stock and farming equipment from here to their farm southeast of town, vacated by the Olaf Anderson family. Long distance htultag. Every load Insured against low en- damage. Equipped te do all kinds of draytng and hauling 83-tf Stations in Wesley, Titonka, Corwitb, Algona, Burt, Sexton, Woden and Bancroft. K & H Co-op. Oil Co. 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See yourself in a poke bonnet, a roller breton, a winsome off- facer. Flower, veil and chin-strap trims. Felts, straws. All col- the Junior Altwegg from the CCC ramp at Bancroft, spent Sunday at his home here and returned Sunday night. Edith George, who has spent the past year with Mrs. K. L. Albright was taken by her parents to their home In Cedar Falls. Ray and Ival Grots have a hearing set for Feb. 25 at Oaceola, Iowa, where they took part in the wreck- ng of three cars one night last November. Carl Albright and daughter, Thelma of Hayneld, Minn., spent a couple of days visiting home folks lere and took back a brooder house on their truck. They returned last Monday. Henry Schick Jr.. and family, who have farmed near St. Benedict have now gotten settled on the old home place. His parents ana tisters have moved to their new home in Algona. Herman Leek is building a house to live in on the Hunt farm near the Oxley place, the part of the Hunt farm operated for several years by Chris Olson, and will farm there for the coming season. Portland Twp. ELITE ors. '5.95 Neighbors held a card party at the Jim Shiplers Wednesday evening. Mrs. Otto Koppen and son, Orvllle, Lakota. visited Thursday evening at the Martin Laraens Mrs. Ray McWhorter attended a one o'clock luncheon at the Mrs. Ed Sheehan home In Algona recently. Frienos were sorry to hear that John Trunkhill was again taken to the hospital after having been home for several days. Mrs. C. E. Sigsbee and Mrs. Martin Becker attended the Fidelia class party at the Mrs. C. Coffin home, Burt, Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Ray McWhorter and her daughters, Virginia, Mary and Joan enjoyed a birthday dinner with their grandmother, Mra. Bert McCorkle, who was 71 year* of age. Saturday. A card party was held at the Earl Shiplers by a group of neighbors Thursday evening with four tables in play. Mrs. Jim Shi pier received high prize and Mrs. Garnie Hood, low. Rita Arend is employed at Roy Borhalz home. Mrs. A. Nelson and sons were guests at the Gtsch home north of Algona the previous Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Brink and the Oppedal Bros, were guests of Mrs. Carrie Erlckson and sons Thursday. Miss Ilena Kunkel with her sister, Kathleen, accompanied the Oxley family to Mason City Thursday. The young folks of the community surprised the young people of the Hood family in a farewell party Monday night. Miss Colleen Hpod, who Is employed at Pocahontas spent from Saturday to Tuesday at the home of her parents, the Floyd Hoods. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Johnson were callers at the Will Cosgrove home Wednesday and also called on the Dg White family. Mr. White has been 111 for some time. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Eisenbarth, Irene and Barbara Joyce, Leona Dunlap and Mrs. B. Dorr were callers at the Jerome Eiseubarth and Jensen homes Monday evening. The quilting party at Mrs. Anna Huchkas was attended by Mrs. Agnes Rosenmeyer, Mrs. Marie Dalev, Mrs. Marie Simons and daughter, Malvina. Mrs. Laura Fehr and Mrs. Regina Dorr. It was a Dutch girl quilt belonging'to Lorrena and was very beautiful. EW FURNITURE Here You Will Find the FLEXSTEEL LIVING ROOM SUITES The Suites with the 25 Year Guaranteed Spring Construction—Found in Kossuth Co. only at Richardson's. FEATURING • No Webbing to Stretch • No Coil Springs to Break or get out of position • No Tacks to rust or pull out • No Bulging Seats STRONG AS STEEL have just im- SOFT AS DOWN Lei us tell ymi about them. W packed a tine new assortment. Mrs. Carl Matbeson, Mrs. Henry Boettcher and John Budje <md Joseph spent Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Selmer Matbeson. Wordens Back Home; Found Snow in South Ledyard: Mr. and Mrs. Leon Worden and son, Harvey arrivec home Monday after a two months visit in California, having traveled a distance of 6,900 miles. The Wordens left Ledyard foi Los Angeles on Dee. 23. They vis ited at the home of Mrs. Worden' daughter, Mrs. Elmer Rhodes While there they did a. lot of sight seeing, driving to San Francisco and many other places near Los Angeles and they visited many friends who were formerly of Iowa They started their return trip on Monday. Feb. 14. On their way home they visited the Painted Dessert and the Petrified Forest in Ariwma and also drove 300 additional miles in order to see Boulder Dam. They run into snow In central Arizona and found snow all the way to Kansas City. They wers in a heavy snow storm at Amar- iila, Texas, and report nine inches of snow there. In Kansas there was as much am 11 inches in some parU. 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