The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 29, 1938 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 29, 1938
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REAL "G-MAN" GIVES FENTON A BIG THRILL I — Tells of Life CJhasing Pillinger, Pretty Boy Floyd and Others *u Fe « ton:i Many Fen '°n people, for the first times in their lives, came in close contact with a real G-Man J?f* w " k Tuesday evening, when Gene H. Hemry, department of «• « agent> spoke at the Fenton M. E. church. Mr. Hemry has been with the department four .I*/ 9 ' H ,^° W of the requirements and qualifications of young men who wish to become G-Men. Mr Hemry told of his experience In rounding up hardened criminals, su cn a » the Brady gang, Dillinger and his gang, Pretty Boy Floyd and many others. He told of frequent causes responsible for young men and women to enter a life of crime, lack of the right bringing up by the parents, home life and the association with the wrong crowd and many others He said the most hardened criminals are parole violators, escaped convicts ana those who have lived The Algona Upper Des Moiaes, Algona, Iowa, March 29,1938 a life of crime all their lives. Afte completing his talk, Mr. Hemrj asked his listeners if there wer any questions they might like t asK. After a number of questions a small boy In the front seat pipe up and said. "How come Dllling er broke out of prison with a wood en gun?" which brought out a hear ty laugh from every one, as well a Mr. Hemry. .. Ev ery one was well pleased with the fine talk. If they expected t see a large G-Man, dressed in a impressive uniform wilh gun strapped at his side, they were sur prised to see a medium built, wel dressed, good looking man) th same as any other man. Following the address, a division of the Ale served a 20-cent lunch in th church parlors. •^ Mrs. E. K. Johnson and daughter Marjorie visited Mrs. Johnson- father, Henry Wegener, in Algon Friday afternoon. Rev. and Mrs. J. G. Waterman entertained the pastor and wives o the Armstrong sub-district at a 1 o'clock dinner last week Tuesday Oliver Stoeber is substituting a teacher in the Seneca school sine last week. Mr. Schultz, a high school teacher, is ill with th mumps. Mrs. Kate Newel and her son LeRoy of Hartley were Fenton bus Iness visitors Thursday. They were also callers at the G. B. Johnson and Charles Newel homes. Two men from state auditor'; office have been In Fenton since Jacket. . Boko & Rediogote Dresses Delightfully New for Spring Individual dresses that are winning fashion honors for spring— adorable high shade combinations . . . navies with white trimmings . . . gorgeous new prints— achieving extreme flattery with' clever jackets, boleros and redingotes! Irresistible buys! Starting tomorrow Man tailored SUITS Wear them Immediately. This season aman-t&ilored suit is an absolute necessity! These are skilfully fashioned from durable materials . . . accenting smart shades and patterns. They're positively unherd-of at this low price! Flattering Spring Coats Smart Bright Shades $10.95 tunning, practical, serviceable „ {coats that are cleverly designed for Spring wear! Note the new silhouettes . . the splendid weaves . . the gorgeous colors . . . the flawless workmanship —they really leave nothing to be desired! Authentic New STRAW HATS Rough or smooth, dull or shiny $1.95 Presenting a grand collection of new straws, sailors, Bretons, Berets, and tiny pill boxes— shown in navy, brown, black, head sizes 22 to 24 BOLERO'S Keep in Style With New styles in boleros with sash. Fashioned of quality crepes iu attractive print patterns! Sizes 14 to 20. RHH Department Stores mi Gustavu* Adolphtu Choir to Sing at Swea City Lutheran Church The A Capella Choir, distinguished musical organization of Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn., is pictured above. The organization will present a concert at the Swea City Immanuel Lutheran church, Thursday evening. March 31st. The concert will begin at 8 p. m., and there will he a silver offering. Rev. R. C. Swanson of the Swea church announces. The choir has won national rec- i^nition, and will present a program of four parts, xvith 16 numbers in all. A cordial invitation to the general public to attend is extended. last week checking over records of the Fenton public school. Records of the local school were last audited in 1934. Mrs. W. V. Yager entertained the Sew and So club at her home Wednesday afternoon. The afternoon was spent sewing after which a two course luncheon was served. Mrs. Carl Midkift of Iowa City was a guest. Mrs. Paul Nemitz and her daughter, Mrs. Edward Mitchell and son. Robert, autoed to Truesdale. last week Tuesday to visit another daughter, Mrs. Hugo Mittag and family. They returned home Wednesday. Ernest Meyer who submitted to a major operation three weeks ago at the Mayo hospital, Rochester, returned home last week Monday He will remain home for awhile, then return to the hospital for more treatment. Mrs. George Boeltvhcr entertained at n quilting party Thursday afternoon. Attending were Mrs. Tressie Brace. Mrs. LeRoy Boettcher. Mrs. Oliver Graham, and Mrs. William Boettcher all of Burt. and Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod. Fenton. Mrs. Alfred Meyer entertained n jroup of friends Friday afternoon, lonoring the birthday anniversary of her mother, Mrs. L. J. Weisbrod. uests included Mrs. Andrew Hansen of Titonkn, and Mrs. John Wallace, Mrs. E. C. Wcishrod. Mrs. Shns. Weisbrod, Mrs. John Boll- nger. Mrs. Robert Kyhl and Miss Rose Weisbrod. The Fenton public school was dismissed all day Friday to enable the teachers to attend the teachers' convention at Fort Dodge. At- lending from here were Supt. M. E. Otterness, Frank Nlckoley, Mr. and Mrs. V. J. Tatum. Anna C. Finn, Gladys Slelchter. Bernice Brown, Pearl Christensen, Editli Dahl and Virginia Frank. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Wegener went :o Algona Thursday evening to visit Mr. Wegener's father, Henry Wegener, who is confined to his bed with a broken vertabrae in his neck, suffered a week ago when he was attacked by an enraged bull at the Fenton stockyards. Mr. Wegener's neck Is In a cast. He will lave the cast changed the first of his week for one that will enable to_»ltup. getting along SWEA, EAGLE TOWNSHIPS ELECT SCHOOL DIRECTORS AND ORGANIZE The Fenton community club Held :heir monthly meeting last week Monday evening in the Legion •ooms preceded by a dinner at Shorty's Place. Reports of committees were heard and discussing and reviewing of plans fof the summer community movies. The club has secured a new site, the ot between the post office and 3r. Ruske's office, where the movico will be shown this summer. Also, horseshoe court will be/ put back f the Zumach tavern, and lights laced so the lovers of this sport an play at any time. 10-Ton Truck Gives Irvington Tractor Workout Irvington: A large ten-ton truck being driven by someone from Missouri and loaded with linseed oi mired down in the gravel on th* hill just south of the O. L. Millers last Friday. The driver secured the assistance of Mr. Miller with his tractor to help get things righted but due to the heavy load the cargo had to be removed from the truck before the tractor could pull it out To Rebuild Home Henry Scheppmaa, Sr.. started wrecking part oW*his home last week and will inrthe near future rebuild, making the house entirely modern. The Schcppmans have stored part of their household goods with a daughter at West Bend. 7 "Stuck" In Day Frost coming out of the ground has made many soft places in the roads which at some spots are almost Impassable, especially on the secondary roads. It is reported that at the top of the Mann hill Clarence Mawdsley pulled seven autos out one day last week. Spring Work Starts Farmers have started with their spring work and some have already sowed their oats. In many Instances the ground is dry and in need of moisture. Mr. and Mrs. Austin Gardner were Sunday guests at the Hugh Raney home. Miss Betty and Helen Lemkee were week end guests at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Armor Lemkee. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Campell of Seneca and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Nelson of Fort Dodge were visitors last week at the Ralph Lage home. Mrs Campbell and Mrs. Nelson are School Concert at Fenton, Presented Fenton: Members of the Fenton high school presented a music concert in the high school auditorium Thursday evening. Orchestra numbers were presented under tlu direction of Frank Nickbley, high school band Instructor. The mixed chorus, girls' vocal group, boys' vocal group, glee club and a piano solo by Edith Wolfe, clarinet solo by Edmund Krause and vocal solos by Faith Finnestad and Ruth Kabelitz were under the direction of Anna C. Finn, high school music teacher. A fair size crowd attended. All Fenton Faculty Reelected for '38-'39 Fenton: The Fenton school boird held its tirst meeting since election, last week Monday evening, re-electing the entire faculty for 19J8- 33. This meeting was also the board's organization meeting, and O. R. Krause was re-elected president. O. J. Barchardt and J. A. Schwartz, who were elected at the recent election were sworn into office for three year terms. Mr. and Mrs. U. Homerding and daughter, Anita, of Renwick were guests at the Ben Kunkel home last Sunday. THE New Patterns —m— Dinnerware ARE HERE They are now ou display here. See them at the Cooking School next week. Buy dishes for wedding gifts. ~_ Ruth Black, teacher -,. JW . lard visited last waek at the parental Paul Black home and Mi* Marguerite Skllling of Onawa spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hal Skilling. Walter Barr, secretary of the rural telephone line No. 3, called two special meetings of the patron.) on that line last week to decide the advisability of changing from their regular system to that of metallic. However, the majority of the votes were against the new system. Mr. and Mrs. Jce Mctille entertained a number of relatives and friends Sunday for dinner. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gibson, cousins of Mrs. Mi't- ille from Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sherman, Whittemore, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Johnson of Corwith and Mrs. Metille's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Darmy of Lu- Verne. Little Duane Riley has written several cards to relatives and friends here which seem to be of a more cheerful note than on hla previous trip to Iowa City. The bone which was broken in his limb has now started to knit. However, a alight bruise on his arm was opened and has started to drain and this has given a great deal of relief. John Jongberg of Swea Retires After 20 Years of Service Swea-Eagle: At the Eagle town ship school election on March I4t the following directors were elect ed: Jay Brones. district No. 1; My ron Johnson, district No. 2; Free Barney, district No. 3; John John son, district No. 4; O. Waterbury district No. 5, and Harley Work district No. 6. The directors helc their annual business meeting 01 Monday afternoon, March 21. Th usual business was taken ca--e o and a $. r > raise will be given tench ers next fall. The following officers were elect cd: Myron Johnson, president; C Gardner, secretary and J. P. Peter son, treasurer. At the Swea township school elec tion on March 14th the following directors were elected: Algol Sw«n son. district No. 2; Anthon Guer det. district No. 3; J. Shipley, dist rict No. 4; Harry Lindie, distric No. 5; Joe Kennedy, district No. 8 and Robert Offenstinc, district No 9. The directors held their annua business meeting at the Community Hall, March 21. Harry Lindie wa elected president; O. L. Thorson secretary and William Thompson treasurer. Their terms do not ex pi re until July. John Jongberg, retiring dlrecto of District No. 4, Swea, has servec ns director for the past 20 year? Before John became director hi father. A. J. Jongberg. served a director most of the time since th school was built. John was bor and has always lived on the farm near the school. After the death o his parents he inherited 80 acres o Mrs. Frank Scrmttschneider attended a quilting party held nt the Richnrd Henjrel home Friday. Mr. nnd Mrs William Koehnccke of Sheldon came over Saturday eve- ing to visit with relatives. Mr. Koehnecke is section foreman on the Milwaukee railroad at Sheldon. Mr. and Mrs. Art Heidenwith Edna Schultz and daughter. Elaine, were Friday evening callers at the Lloyd Walker home in Algona to bring Dorothy Sebers and son. Ralph, back to Whittemore. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Berninghaus was christened Sunday in the Lutheran church by Rev. W. H. Discher. She was named Viola Emelte. Mrs. Earl Fuoss and Otto Berninghaus were sponsors. Mr. and Mrs. Archie Voigt. son James. Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard Ost- waid and daughter, Gladys, and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Wagner and son. Wayne and daughter, Darlene Faith were Sunday dinner gin Ms at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Johnson at Rolfc. A number or relatives gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Art Heidenwith to celebrate the 50th WESLEY NEWS Department Stores Thi> Vincent Cruises recently visited her sister and family at Kun- uwha. Miss Erma Ward arrived home on Wednesday evening for a week's spring vacation from school duties at the Rudd consolidated school. Donald Kraus. June Adele Kunz and LaVon Gerdes left Friday noon for Cedar Falls to visit over Sunday with Bernard Erdmann and Mary Ellen Bottom, both studenU at the Iowa State Teachers College. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Wester and Mrs. Wallace Benton spent Thursday on a trip to Forest City, Swea City and connecting towns in connection with Mr. Wester's business. On Friday the Westers drove to Hubbard on similar business. Mr. and Mrs. William Klein and the members of their family that left last September for their winter home at Fairhope. Alabama, returned to their Wesley home Thursday evening to spend the summer months here on their farm southwest of town. Charles Friberg spent, last week here visiting his brother, Paul and other friends in the Wesley community. Paul and Fritz Lindstrcm drove to Minneapolis for him on Monday for his visit here, Charles lecenlly having returned from Sweden where he visited his former home and relatives. Mrs. Julius Kuuz entertained a few of her neighbors. Friday afternoon us a farewell courtesy for hi'r mother. Mrs. John Anderson, who on Tuesday is leaving for Kansas City to visit with a son, Jens and his family, before going on to Kaa- haa lo visit another sun, Carl and family, and thence on to her home at Fowler, Colorado. Mrs. Anderson has visited here since last fall. Swea Spirits of Servcle Mrs. Emit Larson, leader of th Swea Spirit of Service 4-H club Ruby Berg. Betty Anderson nn Mrs. Arden Reynolds, county com mitteewoman of Grant, attended th: second training school held at Ban croft last week Tuesday from ten n. in. to four p. m. John Kckliincls Host» Mr. and Mrs. John Ecklund were Imst and hostess to a group ot friends at a card party at their tome last week Monday evening A 6:30 dinner was served. Bridge ,vas played. Luclle Peterson and Roy Valvick won high prizes. Marine and Gloria Lindie are absent from school on account of tha mumps. Mr. and Mrs. H. McGregor drove o Goldfleld last week Tuesday to attend the funeral of Mrs. McGregor's aunt. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rath were at Lone Rock Tuesday and Wednesday of last week helping C. M. Umsted with a sale and moving. Ila Cushing is helping Mrs. Wm. Evans with housework. Mrs. Evans is able to sit up. She has been bedfast the past two weeks suffering from inflammatory rheumatism. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fosgren and Mr. and Mrs. W. Brandt and their daughter visited a week ago Sunday at the Victor Peterson and Maurice Sanders in Mason City. Mrs. Zander is the former Maude Wenzel. Mr. and Mrs. Karl Preston were pleasantly surprised when a group of friends came in last Thursday evening and helped them celebrate a wedding anniversary. After a social evening, lunch was served at a late hour by the guests. Miss Eliiu Struecker spent Sunday at the Henry Schultz home. Mrs. Herman Voigt was quite sick Saturday but is somewhat improved at this time. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Potrati. and son, Edward, spent Sunday evening at the Alfred Meyer home. Rosella Voigt came home from Algona to spend the week end with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt. Herman Meyer started to excavate the basement for his new home Saturday, which will be built thu summer. Dorothy Sebers and son, Ralph spent from Wednesday evening until Friday with her sister, Mrs. Lloyd Walker in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Wagner and Mrs. Lucy Wagner, son, Nicholas of St. Joe were Sunday dinner guests at the Nick Reding home in Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kueck and daughters. Ruby and Betty of Lone Rock were Thursday evening visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Art Heidenwith. Mrs. Reinhard Behnke, Mrs. Fred McWhorter, Mrs. Louis Braatz, Announcement of New Location My office is now located over the James drug store, where T am now ready to resume practice. Office Phone 1.T, Res. Phone 171 Dr. C. D. Schaap DENTIST Aljrona, Iowa birthday of Mr. Heidenwith. Those who were present were Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt and family, Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer and daughter, Helen, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Srhultz nnd Edm and Elaine, Mr. and Mrs. George Schultz and their three sons, nil from Whittemorc, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Walker. Rosella. Algonn A lunch was served rKTC»ttXWtWX8X«flXfOWWW»»>^^^ Plums Neville's Store is full of plums. ready for you to pick. They .ire ripe ami 2 p:uri 2.->e Ladies' rayon dress hose, all sizes Men's dress sox. full size nnrl pood wearing n- Boys' whipcord blazers, slide fastener, nil sizes 9-,r Children's Oxfords, nil size? up to big 2 Mr Ladies dress slippers and girls' sport oxfords, choice 9*i- Men's Work Shoes. Ic.ither or combination soles $|.5:» Our regular Men's S1.50 Whipcord punts, now 9Ro Ladies nnd Girl's Rninconts. good ones SI.25 Candle Wick Bed Spreads, 87 by 108. n big bargain at 98r Wash Frocks, the regular $1.98 kind, reduced to Mo Men's nnd Boys' Summer Caps, nil colors Girls' Slacks, size.-, to to 20. new styles Boys' Golf Stockings reduced to l.-.r i 0 .. When it comes to Anklets, we have the bear hy th,? tail and wi.nt to let go. All the 15c and 20c Anklet* marked down to 8r. pair I* just about half of the regular price. 8r n Lots of other bargains. In fact we keep some red hot specials on tap all the time. Jimmie Neville THE SHOE MAX which he built a new barn and othe buildings in 1923. Mr. and Mr Jongberg have two sons. Ellis an Arden. Bills finished high school a Armstrong and now helps on th IS your lionic all <liat i< should he { Is it worthy of your pride ( Is is well-kept, in tf<><»<l condition anil attractive i This message is 1o those whose homes aren't all those tilings ... a message to people who don't realize that for a few dollars they can make their home like that. Paint is the remedy! Spruce up both the exterior and the interior of vour home with Devoe'i New 2-Coat HOUDO Point System 1. A FIIiST COAT TO <JO NEXT TO THE WOOD 2. A SECOND < OAT TO GO NKXT TO THK SUN This new system denes checking, cracking, peeling. Saves one coat. Outlasts other paints. Colors resist fading, stay fresh, clean and bright. Devoe's Superkleen Brushes I'se SPROTTS paint renewer t.. clean painted walls or woodwork. Rock Bottom Prices on White Lead, Linseed Oil and Turpentine i Employ A Reputable Painter and Specify DEVOE'S A new product this year, which beats anything we've ever seen for covering old paint. 14 lovely colors. A cheerful color spot will brighten any room in the house. Velour Finish Gloss and semi-gloss. A washable paint for interior walls, woodwork and ceilings. Durable and stainless. Floor & Deck Enamel For interior and exterior use on Concrete, Wood. Linoleum and Canvas. Elastic, tough and durable Dries quickly. Oil Stain For staining new or old unfinished hard or soft wood. Accentuates the natural grain of the wood. Marble Floor Varnish Unusually elastic and durable. Will not turn white when subjected to the most .severe tests. Oevoe Wax Easy to apply. Polishes readily and can be used for either floors, furniture or woodwork. Aids for Good Work SANDPAPER PLASTIC WOOD Botsford Lumber Co. Phone 256 Jim Pool

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