The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 21, 1938 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 21, 1938
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, June 21,1938 LEONLOOFTTAKE NUPTIAL VOWS Newly Weds Will Make Future Home in Armstrong Armstrong: A beautiful wedding was solemnized Wednesday morning, June 15th, at 8 o'clock when Dolores Kennedy became the bride of Leon Looft at the St Mary's Catholic church here. The single ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Bernard Elscheld. The bride wore a fitted floor length white satin gown and a three- fourths length white slk veil. She carried a corsage of flowers and also rosary beads. She was attended by her sister, Kathleen Kennedy, who wore a floor length dress of pink lace. She carried a corsage of flowers and wore a coronet of pink flowers in her hair. During the nuptial mass Clifton De Bates gang "Ave Maria". Miss Adelaide Bruning played "Lohengrin's processional" and Mendelssohn's recessional. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served to the immediate relatives of the bride and groom at the home of the bride's parents In northwest Kossuth county In Seneca township. Mrs. Looft Is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kennedy and .attended the Seneca school for many years but finished her two last years of high school at Armstrong, graduating with the class of 1937 and •bice then has been at home. , Mr. Looft Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Looft of this place and has attended Mankato business college. Since then he has been in the meat market with his father. After a short wedding trip to the Black Hills the young couple will make their home In Armstrong. Clara Smith, who has been attending college at Wooster, Ohio, arrived here this week to spend the summer vacation at the parental C. I. Smith home. The stork arrived at two homes Monday, June 13th, Mr and and 'T^rt. Wm. Peterson and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gram. Bpth are the parents of baby boys. Grace Oaarde who has been attending Battle Creek, Michigan, college, is spending the summer vacation at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Gaarde. We buy you newspictnres! YOU, TOO, CAN TAKE NEWSPICTURES THAT SELL FOR BIG MONEYlt We bay you newspictaies! W* pay a minimum ol $2.00 ' on acceptance.' Many bring , oi high at $50.00 and highttl For Our Contributors r« t nnct wrtno lie *wi tifl e iip*fuiM | OWE* j TODAY no* Wtitt tOffayloi fit* Utcrtturt tolling how you loo c«n Uki piduici tfa»t w* buy horn you) AddicM Ptctui* Editor, c*i» of CO-OPERATIVE FEATURES INC. 360 North Michigan Chie.go. Ill NewsJtems of Wesley Vicinity Wesley Defeated The Wesley Tigers were defeated by the Bancroft baseball team here Sunday by a score of 7 to 1. Martin Blelch pitched and Carl Froehllch was the catcher. The Wesley Junior League ball club defeated Titonka on the local diamond Tuesday by a score of 6 to 1. On Thursday they defeated AI gona 10 to 3. The game was played at Bancroft, and was the first game of the tournament Breaks Aryi in Fall Eugene, youngest son of John Weig, had the misfortune to break his arm last week. While returning home from the home of his sister, Mrs. Walter Drummer, he became frightened by a dog and in jumping over a fence he fell in such a way that he broke his arm. Assigned as Chaplain Father Linus Eisenbacher, who has been at Emmetsburg since his ordination in May has been assigned as chaplain of St. Joseph's Mercy hospital at Fort Dodge and also as pastor of the mission church at Lc high by Bishop Edmund Heelan of Sioux City. Father Eisenbacher spent several days last week visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. A. Eisenbacher. Guy M. Butts was in Mason City Sunday. Emit Wester went to Hubbard on business Wednesday. Mrs. Tillie Loebig and family were at Fort Dodge Friday. Emma Studer attended a retreat at Cherokee from last Friday until Tuesday. Emery Goodnow left Wednesday afternoon for St. Louis, Mo., to visit his sister. The Andrew Oppedahl family of Goldfield were Sunday guests at the Lester Larson home. Thecla Eisenbacher came home on Saturday from Mason City for a three weeks' vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hopkins visited Sunday at the home of her son, Glen McMurray, at Belmond. The Rev. Arthur Bottom and family were Tuesday evening dinner guests of the Emil Westers. Olaf Funnemark and son, Howard accompanied by Guy M. Butts, were fishing at Ruthven Monday. Ed Hlldman and son, Lawrence, Tom Forburger and Albert Bleich were fishing at Clear Lake Thursday. and Mrs. Magnus Lichter of Burt were Sunday evening dinner guests at the Dr. H. H. Raney home. Rea Hutchison, who has been visiting here and at Algona several clnys, returned to his home in Waterloo Sunday. Doris Paetz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Paetz, has been visit- It's A Curious Thing "Why Christen Ships" Just as we lay cornerstones, ancient seamen would not send a ship out without first performing sacrificial rites in order to ward off demons and tragic happenings. Cleaning at home is expensive and dangerous. Why take chances. Send the garments here. Modern Dry Cleaners 1'hone 537 \Ve Dt-liver STANDARD RED CROWN THE ION6 MIliASS BASOUHi SPECIAL SUMMER BASOLINE/£•«.**. STANDARD on DEALER ing the Ventelchers at Osage the past two weeks. Ole Flom, Swan Nelson, Lester Larson and the Rev. O. M. Johnson of Britt drove to Fort Dodge Monday on business. Mr. and Mrs. John Seaman and Mrs. Mary Kutschara of Algona were Sunday dinner guests at the D. J. Zerbe home. Dr R. K. Richardson received his appointment Monday as a medical examiner for the New York Life Insurance Co. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shilts and Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy McWhorter of Algonn visited at the Ben Hopkins home Thursday evening. Lawrence Goetz came home on Thursday from the Kossuth hospital where he had been for several weeks following a car accident. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McMahon and Patricia Ann were Sunday guests at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Kent. The Martin Rahms of St. Benedict called at the Nathan Studers Tuesday. Mrs. Frank Kouba, Sr., was another caller there that day. Joseph Skow entertained the Fellowship club of the Presbyterian church of Algona at the home of his parents, Wednesday evening. Fidelis Skow is one of the three teachers In the primary department of the vacation Bible school at Algona. The school closes Friday. W. S. Cosgrove, with other members of the board of supervisors of Kossuth county, spent several days last week fishing at Leech Lake, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Diekmann and their children, Fred, Jr., Robert and John, left Saturday morning for a two weeks' vacation trip through the west. Keith Young, who had spent several weeks here at the home of his grandparents, was taken to his home at Titonka, by his uncle, Rupert Young. The E. M. Olson, Matt Laux and Henry Haverly families attended a Laux family reunion at Clear Lake Sunday. About 50 persons were in attendance. Two modernistic neon signs were put up last week on main street, one on the front of the Kieinpeter department store and one on the front of the Benton cafe. Mrs. John Loebig and Mrs. Victor Loebig were guests of Mrs. Elmer Doughan of Stilson one day last week when the latter entertained h«r Get Together club. Mrs. George Aldrich entertained her bridge club at the last party of the season last Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Arlo Dawson won high prize and Mrs. Tom McMahon won second prize. The Priscilla Phoebe society will meet next Wednesday, June 22, ot the home of Mrs. Halvor Flom. Sr.. instead of on July 29, because of the: union Sunday School picnic on the latter date. Mrs. Alfred Erdman, Mabel Kent, Lcona and Frances Seimer went to Greene, Friday night where Mrs. Erdman assisted in the installation of officers in the Catholic Daughters of America lodge. <. Joseph and Fidelis Skow attended the candlelight wedding ceremony of Mary Jane Lewis of Lakota and Wilson Brack of Lcdynrd at the Lakota Presbyterian church at o'clock Sunday evening. Rev. and Mrs. Arvid Carlson of Kensington. Minn., came Tuesday night to visit the Carlsons and oth-.-r relatives. He accepted a call to th Swedish Covenant church at Essex, lown and reported there Thursday. Mrs. Alfred Erdman. Tracy Ward, Leona Seimer and Marie Kunz went to Mason City Tuesday for the installation of officers in the Catholic Daughters of America. Mrs. Erdman is district deputy and assisted in the installation. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Fuchsen returned Friday from a short wed ding trip to Minnesota. She was Minnie Angle,.daughter of Amos Angle, before her marriage at Fort Dodge last week. The couple will live in Algona where he is employed by the county. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bode enter tained about 40 relatives from Algona. Whittemore, Wesley and Blue Earth. Minn., Sunday at a picnic dinner at the Call Slate Park. Algona. in honor of their son. Paul's sixth birthday. Paul received many birthday gifts. W. W. .Stiii-divant and son. Chauncey of Hubbiird left \\Ydne.sdi.y iniirninc, fur the state of Washing- Ion, where they will make their Mrs. Stnrdivant is spending a fi xv weeks with her sister at .N'orthwood before joining her hu-,- band in their new home. Mrs. John Hauplinann. Leo Bleic-h and Alfred Erdman went to Rockwell City Saturday where they attended the funeral that morning of Julius Albrecht. Sr., the father-in- law of Mrs. Fred Albrecht, who was formerly Martha Bleich. He was eighty years old. Father Wes.j- iing of Pocahontas said the solemn lequiem mass. A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Lyons of Algona at the Kossuth hospital Tuesday afternoon and has been named Mary Ellen. She weighed seven pounds and j eleven ounces. Mrs. Lyons was formerly IStona Hildman. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hilduian. They have one other child, (jary, who is now staying with his grandparent.*. <Juy M. Butts took his sister-in- law, -Mrs. iJaisy (jleason. to Nora Kpiing-,, Thursday, to catch a train for her home in 1,'hn City. III., after a vi.-it with relatives here, at Plymouth anil Mason City. (In We! m-.-day Mr. anil Mr.*. Fred EhK-rs .-•pent bunu- tinie here vi.siting Mr. I litilt:> and -Mrs. cilea.son before g-i ing on to her home in state o.' Washington, alter spending their vacation in variou.* parts of the mid- dk- E. N. Volentine, Ex Burt Resident, Dies Burt: Mr. and Mrs. A. G Valentine and Jess Volentine went to Fairmont, Minn.. Thursday to sec their father. E. X. Volentine. who was very ill and died that afternoon. Mr. Vok-nline was a former Burt resident and funeral services were held ut the Burt Methodist church at three o'clock Saturday afternoon. An eurlu-r service was held at tin; home in Fairmont. Burial was in the Burt cemetery. OKLA. PEOPLE VISIT RELATIVES NEARFENTON Glen Ditsworths to Spend Two Weeks Visit With His Mother Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Dltsworth of Shawnee, Oklahoma, are taking a two weeks' vacation and came on Tuesday for a visit at the home of his mother, Mrs. Earl Dean and brother. Glenn Ditsworth. Mrs. Dean, who spent two weeks with Glenn and wife at Shawnee, accompanied them home. Enroute to Fenton the party visited Mr. Dlts- worth's sisters, Mrs. Ralph Stumbo at Renwick and Mrs. Harley Green, Algona. Friday they left'for Grnv- er to visit another sister of Mr. Ditsworth, Mrs. Wallace Brown, and family and from there will go to Archer to visit Mrs. Ditsworth's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Klelnheksel. Mrs. Ditsworth is the former Marjorie Kleinheksel and taught the seventh and eighth grade here for several years. Mr. Ditsworth holds a position as a geologist with the Texaco Oil Company of Shawnee. This is his first visit home in two years. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Lindsey were Spencer visitors Wednesday. Thelma Brlstow of Burt visited her friend, Laura Boettcher, all last week. Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Straley attended a Masonic meeting at Waterloo Wednesday. Edw. Dehnert of LuVerne was a Fenton visitor Thursday and was u caller at the F. H. Bohn home. Charlotte Riedel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Riedel, is recovering nicely from pneumonia, and is up and around at this writing. Mr and Mrs. William Alderson, Mrs. A. J. Kennedy and Clarence Swenson spent Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Carrie Peppard at Fairmont Mrs. Fred Conn and daughter, Phyllis of Harvard, 111., visited Mrs. Conn's sister, Mrs. William Meyer, from Tuesday until Thursday of last week, Mrs. Otto Berkeland of Culver, Minn., and Mrs. John Pendelton of Kansas, City, Kansas, were Thursday dinner guests at the B. G. Berkeland home. Mrs. George Boettcher and son, Don, returned Tuesday of last week /rom the University hospital, Iowa City, where Don had a check up at the hospital. Mrs. Mary Hanson left Friday for Verrdegree, Neb., for an indefinite visit with her mother, Mrs. Josephine Mott and her sister, Mrs. Walter Bramon at Mitchell. S. D. E. A. E. Laage and his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. O. O. Laage and daughter, Mae of Brooten, Minn., spent the week end at the home ot the former's brother, C. F. C. Laage. Mrs. F. J. Carlson and son, Bruce of Merrill, visited from Tuesday to Thursday with Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Mueller. Mrs. Carlson's husband, 1)1'. Carlson, was n college classmate of Dr. Mueller. Marjorie Bailey, taking nurses' training at Rochester, Minn., came | home last week Tuesday for a two weeks' vacation with her father. Frank Bailey and other relatives. Marjorie recently submitted to an operation on her feet. Mrs. Joe Arnold of Plover and her brother. George Dean of El Paso, Texas, were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Alderson on Friday. These people are friends of long standing and this was their first visit in 40 years. William Julius, the school band instructor for the coming year, moved his household goods here from Stockton, III., last week. He and his family will make their home in rooms in the George Newel residence in about six weeks. Buddy Juhi, \vho came down with scarlet fever the first of last week, lias contracted pneumonia and u seriously ill. Dr. Mueller, who has charge of the case, called in Dr. McCreery of Whittemore Friday for a consultation. Buddy is ten years old and the son of Mr. arid Mrs. Uli rick Juhl, west of Fenton. Alice Hantelman, parochial school teacher at Albuquerque, New Mexico, came home Wednesday for u several weeks visit with her parents. Air. and Mrs. William Hante!- inaii and other relatives. Miss Hantelman went to New Mexico several years ago to regain her health and this is her first visit home in two years. at the home of Mrs. Dale Thompson, with Mrs. Herman Wise and Mrs. Bert Sanders assisting hostesses. The topic of the meeting was hints on carfnlng. Bach lady present gave her favorite recipe and a canning hint. Following the meet- Ing, strawberry short cake and Iced grape nectar were served. There were 16 in attendance. toes SEXTON NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Perry Lowman and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Lowman spent Sunday with the Ralph Withams i. ear Garner. Mitch Taylor returned Monday Mght from Des Moines. where lie had been a guest at the Register & Tribune banquet, Monday. Mrs. R. E. Saunders returned on Tuesday night from Clear I«aki, \.here she had been since Sunday at the Sanders cottage on Clear Lake. Mr. and Mrs Chester Fitch were recent visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. .Jack Weilaiul near Garner. Mrs. Weilami is a sister of Mr. Fitdi. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wise ar; ^pending the week at LuVvnif with Mis.' parents. Mr. and Mr*. John Mr. Voss is on a fishing trip near I.ake itasca. Minn. Mr. is helping out with the farm work. Mrs. Win. Diebler and sons. Roy and Harry, left Wednesday for Lanark, 111 , to visit relatives and attend a family reunion of the Ruhns. Mrs. Diebler's maiden name, to be held Thursday at the Park there. They are expected home this week end. Mr. and Mrs. Everetl Van Sleen- berg, Flint Mich., were supper guests Tuesday evening of Mr. anj Mrs. Charles Diebler. Mrs. Van Slctnberg is a sister of Mrs. Divblur and lias been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Egel near Irvington for the past two weeks. The home project meeting of Sexton was held Wednesday afternoon | The Home Guards met Saturday afternoon with Shirley Hansen. Mrs. Lillian Sheldon entertained the sewing circle Thursday afternoon. Mrs. F. L. Pratt went to Ellsworth Wednesday to visit her mother, Mrs. Bertha Duckmanton, a fiiw days. Dr. C. J. Clapsaddle, Ste. Gene- vleve. Mo., arrived Wednesday for a visit at the Dr. J. G. Clapsaddle home. Mrs. Lloyd Elston and daughter, Elinor and Mrs. Mayme Hofius, Gilmore City, visited Burt friends on Thursday. Charles Hanna went to Nora Springs, Wednesday, to spend the remainder of the week with his brother, Walter. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. McChesney, Van Nuys, California, were calling on Burt friends Friday. They formerly lived near Burt The U and I circle met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Ida Kuchenreuther. The members took provisions for a lunch. Mrs. Kate James, Spokane, Washington, left Wednesday for Emden, 111., after spending a few days here with her brother, H. W. Manus. The Rev. and Mrs. G. H. Weasel and daughter, Lurena, attended a family reunion of Mrs. Wessel's relatives at Charles City last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Bewick and F. O. Stow visited at the J. T. Graham home in Algona Thursday evening. Mrs. Graham had broken her arm the day before. The Art Fandels visited Mr. Fandel's parents at Whittemore Thursday. Mr. Fandel's brother, the Rev. Edward Fandel, Remsen, was visiting his parents. Mrs. Mllo Brown and Mrs. Leo Brown, Garner, were dinner guests Thursday at the Will Ringsdorf homes and called at the Chlpman homes In the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Burton Isenbergcr came Wednesday for a visit at the M. L. Vlnaas home. Mr. Isenbergor returned Thursday, but Mrs. Isenberger remained for a longer vis- It The Rev. G. H. Wessel left Wednesday for Redfleld, S. D., where he is attending a Bible conference. This is an annual affair, which Rev. Wessel has attended for a good many years. Mrs. Grace Watklns returned last Monday from a week's outing at Mille Lac, Leech and Winnebigosh lakes in Minnesota. She was with her son, Howard and family on the trip. Miss Lurena Wessel entertained a dozen friends Friday afternoon at i party for Maxlne Worden, who li to marry Marvin Anderson of Dow* on June 26. The ladies tied quilt* for Miss Worden. Mrs. Dora Armstrong was brought home by ambulance Thursday from Iowa City where she had been a patient for a number of weeks and where she had her leg amputated M'rs. Anna Ambrose is caring for her. Ben Sorensen, Worthington, Minn., spent Thursday night with his brother, Walter and visited his sister, Mrs. Etta Gerdahl, of Leoln. S. D.. who has been vi.siting here and left Friday to visit a son at Waukon. Ralph Richardson and son, Santa Paula, California, left Thursday after spending a couple of days in the home of his aunt. Miss Mattie Warner. Mrs. Guide, Des Moines, came up with them and visited at the C. C. Smith home. The C. W. Pattersons and Mrs. Elizabeth Patterson went to Cedar Rapid? last week Sunday where they met Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Patterson of Chicago. Arlene Patterson who had been visiting her brother, Wendell, came home with them. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gramen/. and son. of Moline, III., and Mrs Anna Panek, Silvius, III., who aie visiting Burt relatives, were suppe:- guests Friday evening at the J. P. Stow home. Mrs. Grarnenz wa;i Ina Salisbury, a former Burt girl, before her marriage. The Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Donis and a group of youni; people are attending a Christian Endeavor Bible con ferenre at Medicine Lake, Minneapolis, this week beginning June 20th, Viola Trenary, Leta Olson, Iva.Ma- rie and Richard Brayton and Meryn John, Senior Endeavor members and Doris Godden, Marilyn Boettcher, Donald Dremmel, Robert Thaves and Milton McBride of the intermediate Christian Endeavor, are attending. ARMSTRONG NEWH Bwk-Henrtrlekson Helen Beck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. <J. H. Beck of Armstrong, was united In marriage Thursday evening, June 9th, to Clifford Hendrlck- son, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mariu* Hendrlckson of Ringsted. The ceremony took place at 7:30 In the evening at the Presbyterian church, and was performed by the Rev. R. R. Irwln. The church was beautifully decorated with peonies and roses. As a musical prelude Mrs. Lou Slaba played "The Old Refrain" after which Miss Margaret Vandenburgh sang "Oh Sweet Mystery of Life." Mrs. Slaba also played Lohengrin's processional and Mendelssohn's recessional for the couple. During the ceremony Miss Vandenburgh sang "^Love You Truly." The bride wore a floor length gown of white lace over satin, with a long veil and the bridesmaid, Phyllis Beck, sister of the bride, wore a dress of pink lace. Harvey Hendrickson of Ringsted, brother of the groom, was the best man. After the ceremony a reception was held in the church and refreshments were served Mrs. Hendrlckson graduated from the local high school in 1935 and then attended Iowa State Teachers College at Cedar Falls. For the past two years she has been teaching rural schools near Armstrong. Mr. Hendrickson graduated from the Ringsted high school and since then has been farming. He Is now farming on the Mary Dundas farm south of town where the couple will live. Mrs. Roy Henderson of Fairmont visited friends and relatives Howard Looft and grandmother, Mrs. L. Nlssen of LuVerne were in Armstrong Wednesday to attend the weddfng of their brother and grandson, respectively, Leon Looft, who married Miss Dolores Kennedy. Safety Sam Says Passing on a curve is one of the short cuts to heaven. For a very nominal charpe we check sparx plugs, ignition, carburetion, brakes, lubrication, starter, generator, battery, springs, etc. Be sure before you start on that trip. Wm. C. 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