The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 22, 1938 · Page 7
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 22, 1938
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The Algona Upper Pes Moines, Algona, Iowa, March 22,1938 North East Kossuth Page WONKA NAMES TWO ON BOARD Beenken and Stenzel Are Unopposed; Wolfe Again Treasurer Titonka: The Buffalo consolidated district held its annual school election March 14th at the local school house. One hundred ninety-eight ballots were cast. The two new directors, Peter Beenken and win. Stenzel v who were elected re- celved 122 votes each. No candidates names for treasurer appeared on the ballot, but many citizens of Titonka received a few votes for this office and Lee O. Wolfe, former treasurer, was reelected by receiving the highest number of the votes. Tenth Birthday Donald Budlong, son of Mr .and Mrs. Roy Budlong celebrated his tenth birthday Tuesday. Games were played from four until six after which a plate lunch was served to the following classmates: Marlon Krantz, Tola Rippentrop, Deloris Isebrandt, Mary Hoon, Ernestine Adamson, Phyllis Falk, Donald Huff. Marilyn Bonacker, Herbert Callles, Jerry Bonacker, Wilbur Snear. Richard Downs, Jack Hoon and his teacher, Miss Anna Ladd. Gallop! Gallop! and Tea Two galloping teas were held this week at Mrs. Carrie Bonckers. Mrs. Mona Bonacker was hostess to one on Thursday afternoon and Mrs. Elsie Hansen was hostess to one on Friday afternoon. Both afternoons were spent quilting on a quilt for Mrs Estefle Bonacker. Titonka Streets "Out of Mud" A« Volunteers Gravel Titonka: The btnines* section of this town "came out of the mud" with a vengeance, Thursday and Friday of taut Week, when a crew of 20 business men with the aid of a county tractor and <«evettil men, went to work clearing the mud from main street, The business men have donated gravel which will be put on the street some ttme this week. The Improvement will provide a permanent, gravel street, replacing the muddy one that has made travel difficult in the the business section after hard rains and In the spring thaw. ill. M. S. Craven has been on the sick list the past week with a severe case of the flu. At this writing he is a little improved. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Bilsborough, Marietta Huber and Earl Zwiefel spent Thursday evening at the home of Frank Tietz, Algona. Miss Golclle Hansel, who has for the past six months, been visiting at the Ray and Harold Miller home returned to her home at Firth, Nebr., Friday. SPRING TOGERLED 2 Homes Insulated Fred Anderson and his crew of men have been busy the past week insulating the homes of Dr. H. I. Torgerson and J. E. Wilson. Mrs. French Hontess Mrs. H. A. French was hostess to the Thursday bridge club. Mrs. Pierre Startor won high prize and Mrs. R. C. Ball won low. Guests, other than members, were: Mesdames Wm. Boyken, R. L. Krantz, Kdw. A. Saathoff, Lillle Wood and W. H. JRicklefs. Dr. H. I. Torgerson drove to Fort Dodge Friday on business. W. H. Rlcklefs and H. Huslnga were Ventura visitors Thursday. The Gamble store operated by A. C. Hench. held its opening day, on Saturday. Mr. and Mr*. R. L. Krantz and •on, Kenneth, were Algona visitor*, • Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. George Breen and Mrs. George Hlggins were Mason City visitors, Wednesday. Louis Bartlett spent Friday in Des Moines on business. Mr. Bartlett is manager of the Tyke Theatre. Mrs. John Pink went to A!gon:i Thursday evening to help care for Mrs. Fred Amesbury, who Is quite Gerled: Floating in the still air of this village as there words are being written, is the first smoke of burning leaves and the last strain, of the last opera of the Saturday matinees from the Metropolitan Op era House. Both are sure signs that winter is over and spring is here. Add to these the songs of the birds and the early buds and—well, we are glad we live In Iowa in the spring. Eldon, son of Ed Dontjc, was ill last week and out of school. Mrs. D. O. Friets and daughter spent Monday afternoon at the Finn home. Mrs. Finn spent the week end at the home of her daughter in Elmore and Mrs. Friets brought her home Monday forenoon, spending the day with Gerled friends. Miss Mina Gerdis visited this week In Guckeen, Minn., at the Dick Dontje home. The Donlje family returned with her Saturday and spent the day at the Ole Gerdis home. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kelly left Saturday for a visit with Mr. Kelly's brother, Charles, -at Gary, 8. D. The Lawrence Mayne family and Miss Delorii will keep the home fires burning until they return. The Lawrence Mayne family of Ledyard spent Saturday at the home of Frank Kelly. Mr. Mayn drove Mrs. Thackrey, who has been spending several weeks at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Kelly, to Armstrong, where she will visit al the home of her son, Virgil Thackrey. Custom Hatching Now IN the time (o bring In egg for t'ustnm Hutching. We KC! (•KIM on Monday* and Thursday* and will have space available iuT ruhtnm hatching for a (thort lime only. You may lw as- nured that we will do onr part for a Mircri-sl'iil hatch fur you. Ketierve (he xpace you will neel now. We will ban- a limited number of Itahy Chicks for next -week'* delivery. Algona Hatchery rilOXK 551 .1. K, Mation, l'ro|>. ItUinK's Feed I'eat MOKN. llrotider Houses OI'KX KVKMXOS. H. Unify, Operator. H. K. llyirene Utter Ilroodrr Sl"i\cs Notice to Dog Owners Your Dog License must be secured before April 1 in order to avoid penalty of $1 which attaches at that time. HONOR LAKOTA BRIDE; SHOWER GIFTS MONDAY Mr. and Mrs. Donald Clapper to Take up Farming Near Burt Lakota: Relatives gave a postnuptial shower in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Clapper at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Heyo Berschman last week Monday evening with the following relatives present: Mrs. August Eisenhouer, Mrs. John Abbas, Mrs. Joe Abbas, Mrs. Nels Swanson, Mrs. Frank Banta, Mrs. Lou Schaffer, Mrs. Neil Elwood, Mrs. Henry Elwood, all of Buffalo Center; Mrs. LeRoy Hua- kamp, Fort Dodge; Mrs. Henry Nerdfg, Rake; Mrs. Henry Kline and daughter, Delia Grace, Mrs Maynard Mabus and the Heyo Berschman family of Lakota. The newly weds received many lovelv gifts. They began housekeeping on a farm near Burt last week Wednesday. Mrs. Lola Wilson, Garner, spent most of Wednesday visiting with Mrs. Emma Smith. Mrs. LeRoy Huskamp and baby Fort Dodge, were visitors with he parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry, th lirst of last week. Clyde Thaves, who has been for several weeks, returned to hi work as assistant in the loca creamery recently. Howard Randall, Glenburn, N D., who has spent most of the win ter visiting relatives here left vis. automobile for his home last weel Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Lewis and son were recent visitors with Mrs Lewis' parents at Lake Mills. He father, A. A. Sanden, is again ser iously ill. Mrs. Minnie Heetland enjoyed a visit with her daughter, Mrs. A. W Behrends, Algona, and Mrs. Jerry Schutter and family, West Bend last week Sunday. Lawrence Bobo and wife, wh have been here with the Erman Hansons this winter, left for Em njetsburg last week, where they will work on a farm. Mesdames Harvey Johnson, Bei- mond, and Mrs. Coonie Roelfsema Hardy, spent part of last week visiting Mrs. Wade Ball and other friends in this vicinity. Mrs. Edward Hagge, who was at the Park hospital a week ago, is ai home again but will be confined to her bed for six weeks. She is suffering with a nerve infection. Mesdames Harry Moe, A. T Buckets, Max QfKotte and Harry Mussman entertained the Method 1st Aid at a social meeting at the church last week Wednesday aft ernoon. The Rev. and Mrs. O. H. Frcr- king and little grandson, Barry J. Ukena, were guests at the Wil Wirtjea last week Tuesday evening. The event was a party for little B. J. Patty Murray celebrated her sixlh birthday last week Wednesday with a family party. Her maternal grandparents from Forest City, came in the evening as an added celebration. Mr. and Mrs. Andy Wallace, of Buffalo Center, and Mr. and Mrn. Peter Bruer and baby were last week Sunday evening callers with Mrs. Rachel Kienitz and father, Sid Lindsey. Ubbe Dreesman and Albert Koppen who have spent the past ten weeks at Hot Springs, Arkansas, and other southern places, arrived home Monday afternoon and report a splendid vacation. Mesdames R. L .Williams and Earl Grabau entertained 30 women at bridge last week Wednesday evening at Mrs. Williams, using St. Patrick colors in decorations an,! favors. Several prizes were given. Mesdames W. E. Gutknecht and I. E. Wortman entertained the Presbyterian Missionary society at Mrs. Gutltnerht's Thursday afternoon. Mrs. O. H. Frerking had charge of devotions and Mrs. R. L. Williams gave the missionary lesson on the "Work Among the Jap- jr.ese." Severt Holm New Director in Grant Township's Election Grant: School election took place Monday, March 14. Severt Holm was elected in the place of Walter Engstrom whose term expired at this time. The Ladies' Aid met at the Harold Fisher home Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Mino and son were Tuesday evening visitors at the Earl Patterson home. Francis Tortwe o* Swea City is now working at the G. W. Patterson place north of Swea City. Wm. Payne was a visitor at Cylinder Thursday to help celebrate the birthday 'of a sister-in-law, Mrs. Norland. Mr. and Mrs. Ward Taft returned Monday to their home at Fairmont after spending a few days at the William Spelcher home. Visitors at the Edwin Allen home Sunday were the Clifford Holdings, and Geo, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bierstedt and son and Mrs. Calvin Householder and three children all of Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Berggren and their sons, Dean and Dan of Cedar Falls spent the week end at the Delbert Hunt home. Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jensen and children of Lone Rock and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Berggren of Swea City were also dinner guests. LOUJUNKEMEIER, LLOYD REELECTED Ledyard Reindorses Both j Men for Posts on School Board The Methodist AM met Thursday afternoon nt the hnme of Mrs. P. A. Link. About 40 attended. The bnlce sale «•:><; conducted hy M-s. FM Halvcrso-1 and Mrs. Clinrle-; Bush urn. Mrs. Glenn Ynhnkc and daughters, Frances and Margaret, spent I Wednesday afternoon and evening at the Julius Jensen home in Buffalo Center. It was Mrs. Jensen's 64th birthday and Mrs. Yahnke took a large birthday cake to her. Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Mayne and . Wallace went to Alden Saturday to Ledyard: The school election on -Tend the week end at the home of Monday was a very quiet affair. J. | Mrs. Mayne's parents. Mr. and Mrs. A. Lloyd and Lou Junkermeier were ! G ." s Nuenfeldt. Mrs. Nuenfeldt, 190 Voted in Lakota's School Election, Monday Lakota: At the school election last week Monday 190 votes were cast in the Independent school district election. Leonard Christ was re- elcted for the second term and polled a total of 159 votes. Carl Gerzema polled 141 and Rollie Steele 59 votes. Messrs. Christ and Gerzema were elected for a three year term. W. E. Ley, Dr. R. L. Williams and E. J. Woodworth are the other directors. Ledyard Twp. Meeting Lakota: A special home project meeting was held with Ledyard township's chairman. Mrs. J. H. Holcomb last week Monday to finish plans for the annual Achievement day which will be held at Burt, April 8th. Lucile Pepoon. H. D. A., was present to help the women with posters, selecting articles for their special feature, getting records, reports, etc. It proved a very busy afternoon. SILVER WEDDING, HEBRON COUPLE Mr. and Mrs. J. R. John son Honored at Buffalo Center Church Our records show there-are still unlicensed dogs in the county. many Dog License Tags may be secured by mail, or by paying assessor, or at t h e County Auditor's office. The license fee for male or spayed female dog is $1.00; for female $3.00. Tags should be secured immediately. E. S. Kinsey County Auditor Ex-Wesley Farmer Died in Nebraska Wesley: Nels Madsen, 89, a former resident on the farm north of [ town now tenanted by the Bernard 1 Schrauth family, passed away at his I home at Lincoln, Neb., recently. Many of the "old timers" will remember the family which consisted of seven children. In the early twentieth century, they moved to Ames where all the children were educated and among them la a daughter who at present is teaching school in Lincoln. Hebron: The 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. nnd Mrs. J. R. John.son was celebrated last Sunday when relatives and friend.s gathered at the Bethlehem Lutheran church nt Buffalo Center and pleasantly surprised them. A purse of money was presented them. Mrs. Bertha Sohn and sons visited Sunday night at the John Badjes. Mrs. Max Kluth nnd Mrs. Joe King visited Sunday with their jrothcr, Butler. Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Jordan! and children spent Sunday afternoon at he Hardy Jordahls. Mrs. Alvina Jordan! and one of jer sons spent Sunday with John Jordahl at Rochester. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Frandle were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Burnild Legried. Patty Nicholas is visiting with ier aunt, Mrs. Christ Berg while ler mother is at Rochester staying vith her father, John Jordahl. John Badje. Oscar Frandle, Lew- Miller and Albert Krosch drove o Bancroft last Thursday night nd attended a soil conservation meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Hauskin and family drove to Blue Earth Saturday and visited with his father. Ole Haubkin. Mr. Hauskin will go to the hospital next week. Butler, Sidney and Fritz Jordahl autoed to Rochester, Minn., last Wednesday to see their father. He is getting along quite well. Butler remained until Sunday with him. Orin Halverson took his father, Carl Halverson to Muscatine, a week ago last Tuesday for medical aid. Carl remained for treatment. He may have to stay a couple of weeks longer. Lotts Creek News Some of the ladies of the Lotts Creek Lutheran Aid met at the home of Mrs. Andrew Kading to do some quilling Tuesday afternoon and evening. Mrs. Frank Hum pi of Pasadena. Calif., came Thursday to visit with friends -und relatives here. She is sister of Mrs. Wm. Fuerstenau, Mrs. Emil Laabs and Alex Radig. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kueckcr and Noah Reisener attended a surprise Party at the Herman Voigt home Moday evening in honor of their 25th wedding anniversary March Parish night was held in the school basement Friday evening. Five hundred was played at 12 tables. Alfred Wittkopf won the high prize for men. Mrs. Carl Zumach won high prize for ladies. Art Zumach won chair prize. Out of town visitors were: Mr. and >' s. Herman Volgt, Mr. and Mrs. Henry . Schultz, Edna Schultz and Elaine all of Wbittemore. and Mrs. Frank Hajnpl of Pasadena. Don't, put on your brakes, when you have a blow-out, until you are certain you have your car or truck under control. Then apply them gradually. A blow-out, particularly on a front wheel and when you are driving at a high rate of speed, is one ease in which jamming on the brakes might involve you in an accident that could be avoided by doing other things first. Grip the wheel firmly. Steer; don't think of anything but steering, at first. Brake pressure conies second. Good rubber all around is the best I insurance against blow-outs. Herman Dontje and family were Sunday visitors at the Ole Gerdis home. Andrew Hansen drove to Winona, Minn., on business Friday. Arnold. Soever is now working for Harold Fisher helping to put up a windmill. This is the first windmill to be put upon the place. reelected. no one opposing them. The other members of the board nrc J. H. Welfare, Leon Worden and Walter Hans. Former Resident III Mrs. Tom Parrlah of Winnebago, who has been suffering the past several months with a leg infection, was taken to the University hospital at Minneapolis last week. The Parrishes are former Ledyard residents having operated a hotel here about 15 years ago. Mr. Parrlsh died several years ago and Mrs. Parrish and sons have been living jn Winnebago since. Grandma Nl<*t#r, M Thursday. March 17. was Grandma Niester's «5th birthday and the Aid members and friends all sent cards to her. Mrs. Nlpster moved to Eagle Grove with her daughter. Mrs. Blanch Jenks. about a year ago. Mrs. Jenks' birthday was on March 16, and the card shower was for her too. Mrs. Niester is unusually active for her age, attends church regularly and each summer goes to visit her sister In the southern part of the state. Both she and Mrs. Jenks arc greatly missed in the community. who fell and broke her hip last fall, is now able to sit up for a short while each day. Edith Logan. Mrs. Mnyne's daughter, who is attending Coe College in Cedar Rapids, also spent the week end at Alden. Party nt Alien* Mrs. Edwin Allen and Mrs. A! Zielske were hostesses Thursday evening at a party honoring Mr. Allen on his 30th birthday. The party was at the Allen home nnd the evening was spent dancing. Guests included Mike Reynolds, Wallace Reynolds. Mr. and Mr». Arden Reynolds, Mr. nnd Mrs. Harold Fisher Mr. and Mrs. Tony Kollasch. Mr and Mrs. AI Zielske and Mr. nnd Mrs. Harold Anderson of Burt. Mr. nnd Mrs. Wm. Flynn wr-e business callers in Algona Tuesday. Mrs. Arthur Zielske and Alice Hagge visited in Lakota Friday evening. Mrs. John Holt and son returned from the General hospital in Algona Thursday. Alice Hagge spent Tuesday and Saturday at the Edward Hagge home in Buffalo Center. Alma Verio was a dinner guest nt the J. H. Welfare home Thursday evening, the occasion being Doris' birthday. Mr. nnd Mrs. Lawrence Pingle visited at the home of Mrs. Pinglc's mother in Mason City last week Saturday. Howard Jensen and Arthur Zielske are building built-in cupboards in the basement of the Lutheran church in Lakota. Albert Barnes, who is town marshal here, underwent a major operation at the Kossuth hospital in Algona Wednesday. Mrs. Keller, Mrs. Frank Rotterman and the Keller boys are visiting at the Edward Davis home in '/eon Mrs. Davis is the former Elizabeth Keller. Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Carpenter, D. A. Carpenter and Mr. and Mrs. Max Nitz were in Algona Wednesday evening. While the men attended a meeting, the ladles went to a show. WESLEY NEWS Mrs. J. T. Metirer accompanied by Mrs. Elizabeth Lemkce and Mrs. Alta Miller and Iva Bell of Algona drove to Amboy, Minn., Thursday, whero'thcy spent the day visiting In the home of Mrs. Dora Bennett. Mrs. Olaf Funnemnrk returned home Fridny from Jordan, Minn, where she was a patient for three weeks at the Mudbaden sanitarium. She received treatments for arthritis and returned hoirte much improved. Miss Hilda Goetz is spending a vacation of two weeks here with her parents, the Anton Goetz family. She is employed as a registered nurse nt the government hospital at Wood. Wisconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee. Florence Wcstcrgaard returned to her home at Fort Dodge Thursday afternoon having visited here at the home of her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Wester, .since Saturday. Her folks, the Karl Westergaards from Fort Dodge, came for her. Mrs. H. D. Emry celebrated on • of Ircr birthdays Wednesday. In observance of same she was pleasantly surprised during the afternoon by Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hanson nnd Mr. and Mrs. Tlieron Hanson, who came to spend the aftirnoo'i with the family. Friends here of Mr. nnd Mrs. Hiram Ackerman of near Lone Roclt have been invited to a miscellaneous post nuptial shower given in her honor at the home of Mrs. Eugene Pearson near Lone Rock Tuesday, March 22. Mrs. Ackerman wag formerly Miu Muriel Long, proprietor of Long 1 * cafe destroyed by fire January 9. ave on your Hybrid Seed Corn Iowa 931 and other strains suitable for your locality. Leave your orders at our office or with our representative MR. L. M. OWEN Anderson Grain Phone 308 Goal Go. 6 0 SEND TO The Modern Dry Cleaners Our modern equipment, our modern method* give unparnllrlrd rmtiltN to the cleaning we do. It's done carefully to protect line fabrics, and thoroughly to innure your mttlufne- Uon. 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