The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 28, 1938 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 28, 1938
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FORMER SWEA GITYANS VISIT OLDHOMETOWN Swea City, June 21 — Oldtime residents of Swea City and the vicinity were observed In the Saturday night crowd, including Mr. and Mrs. Arnie Hovey, of California, and a daughter; the Maurice Helkens, Los Angeles, who is visiting Maurice's parents; William Poole, who came from Dec Moines for his furniture, which has been stored here; Verne S. Ellis, Denver, who Is visiting old friends here and at Bancroft; and Mrs. Jack Larson, with a daughter. Mrs. Larson, nee Phoebe Tegelburg, preached several nights at the Open Bible church, also Sunday afternoon at Reynold's park. Alice l»nhl Is Ilrlde— A wedding of local Interest took place Sunday morning, when Alice Dahl, one of Swea City's popular young women, became the bride of Edward Peterson, Forest City. The Rev. Chaa. H. Seward, once Algona Methodist pastor, performed the ceremony nt his parsonage, and the couple were attended by Pearl Dahl and Roland Gamble. Following the event the wedding party came to Swea City, where e •wedding breakfast was served at 11 o'clock at the home of tLe bride's mother, Mrs. Anna Dahl. Mr. and Mrs. Peterson then went north, on a fishing trip. They will return to Forest City July 1. Mr. Peterson Is employed In a grocery store there. lllble School (Jives I'rotrram— A dally vacation Bible school conducted under the direction of the Rev. and Mrs. Bronleewe, Mrs. Jlervin Kelly, Florence Looft, Mrs. Van Alstine, and Darlene Kessler save a program Sunday night which was a demonstration of the work done in the two weeks of the school. After songs, scripture verses, stories of Bible characters, were given, and then parents who packed the church visited the Guild hull, whore handwork was on display. Many things were made by the youngsters, and Monday the children were rewarded for their industry by a picnic at the Andrew Berg home, north of town. HiirvcjK Off for the Kast— The Rev. H. E. Harvey and his family left Tuesday for three weeks In the east. They go first to Maryland, where the children will be left with grandparents, and from taere Mr. and Mrs. Harvey will go to Columbus as delegates from KosBUth to an Inter-denominational convention of religious education. .Methodist* In 1'lcnlc Sunday— The Methodist church had a plc- nlce at the Reynolds park Sunday in continuation of a picnic at Interlaken recently. At that time rain prevented the children from having their Ice cream and other treats. A basket dinner was serv- The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, June 28,1938 GARDNERFAMILY HOLDS REUNION Union: The annual Gardner family reunion was held Thursday, Juno 23, at the Delos Gardner home. Mrs. Eva Gardner, mother of Delos, Austin and Floyd Gardner was 85 years old on that day, hence tho celebration. It Is an annual event with each family bringing their eats and enjoying a picnic dinner at noon. Mrs. Gardner has been visiting nt the Delos Gardner home the past two weeks, then she will return to the Hugh Raneys, where she mak.?s her home. TROJAN TRACK ACE SETS JNEW COM.EGIATE MILE MARK—Minneapolis: Southern Calif, won their fourth straight collegiate national meet last Saturday. Outstanding among the Trojan athletes was Louis Zamperini, who set a new national collegiate record for the mile by beating Charles Fenske of Wisconsin, heretofore recognized as the nation's best vollege miler, in the remarkable time of 4 minutes, 8 and 3-10 seconds. Photo shows the field in the third lap of the great mile race. Their positions at this time are left to right—Jimmy Smith of Indiana, Louis Camperini of Southern California, the winner, Charles Fenske of Wisconsin, and John Munski of Missouri. NEWS FROM WESLEY ed Sunday, and Ice cream at the close. To Study In California— Effle Eckholm, who teaches c.t Des Molnes, spent last week with her mother, Mrs. Victor Eckhotro. Miss Eckholm plans to attend summer school In California. .Sionx Cltyan to Preach— The Rev. Mr. Watson, representing the Methodist hospital at Sioux City, will preach at the Methodist church here Sunday, In the absence of Pastor Harvey. Merlin Larson to Rot-tester— Merlin Larson went to Rochester Monday for a general check-up. He expected to have a tonslllectomy also. Mrs. I^irson waa to Join him Wednesday. Other Swea City. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kessler, of •Radcllffe. visited over Sunday at C. H. Kesaler's. Virginia Fulls came from Dea Moines for the week-end with hei parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Fulls •Mrs. Charles Kesuler and her daughter Darlene went to Ellsworth Tuesday for a few days with Mrs. Kessler's mother, Mrs. Matilda Thompson. Mrs Geo. K. Nelson, son Donald, and daughter Doris have spent part of the week with Mrs. Ne son's parent*. Mr. und Mrs. William Notbon, Forest City. The Rev. Mr. Haney and Moines. Mrs. I/e Rev. Mr. Hire, I hi: latter president of Sioux Falls colli-gi', were at Sweii City ami Bancroft Sunday and Monday In the Interest of the rolli'ce. Mr. llnrvey preached in the Baptist pulpit Sunday morning. _ _ One Guest Departs as 4 Others Come Wesley. June 22 — Mrs. Jack Haverly and Mra. Alf Studer took the former's mother, Mra. Rlatliuu Johnson, to Ames Tuesday, and from there Mrs. Johnson left for Cedar Rapids to visit her daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Ferguson, before returning to her home at Denver. Mrs. Haverly and M Stutter .irove back via Ma«mi « i where they met Mr. and Mrs. I red Haverly, Sacramento, Calif., and Mrs. Jos. Klelnpeter, Los An.-fli-s who had arrived by train, ana brought I hem here. This is * reel first visit here sinco lit- li-lt years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Jos Kluiupeler were back 11 yi-aio ago Sumu SO relatives ure expected lor u Haverly reunion next Sunday at the Jack Haverly farm. Ura*« Seed Stripped. Lu Verne, Juuu 22 -Two young men, representatives of the iobiu Seed Co., of St. Louis, are here •tripping blue grass seed at raucli farms managed by G. S. Buchanan They spent two weeks here mat year, doing the same work. Mrs. Lucille Hopkins visited friends in town several days this week. The Sam Alne family went to Pilot Grove Sunday to visit friends. The Joseph Lorenz family, of Britt. called at Julius Lorenz's Sunday. ' The Tom Neysn family, Clear Lake, called at Alfred Nelson's Sunday evening. state park at Mrs. Tillie Loeblg and family There were 21 spent Sunday at the Oppedahl Bros, farm home. Rita Studer came home Sunday to spend two weeks. She is employed near Garner. Corrinc Dutton, Algona, spent Sunday with her mother at the Doctor Adams home. The J. P. Studer and the Alfred Erdman families had a picnic at Crystal Lake Sunday 1 . Albert Sylvester and Hugo Kelch, of Corwith. were Sunday visitors at Irene Studer's. Mr and Mrs. Louis Goetz visited the letter's parents, the Isadore Mayers, St. Benedict, Sunday. The George Hauptmans, Charles City visited the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Goetz Sunday. Mr. and Mra. George Kelch were Sunda-v dinner guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Studer. Mr. and Mra. Urban Hommor- dinger and daughter Anita, Renwick, visited at Leo West's Sunday. Mildred and Marcella West, Gay- ion Vitzthum. and Paul Studer en- loyed a picnic at West Bend Sun- •riie Lloyd Broctanane, of Britt, were Sunday callers here on Mrs. Brockman's parents, the N. C. Nel- gons. Mr. and Mrs. George Goetz visited at her sister Mrs. R. J. Thls- In Algona Sunday. Mrs. 1hl3- sen la sick. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Felt and Nina Mae Wagner returned Saturday from Florida, where they had spont the winter. Mr and Mrs. Frank Conley and two daughter*. Llvermore, were visitors at the home of Mr. ( on- ley's mother Sunday. Ollle Kunz came home Sunday from the Kossuth hospital at Algona, where he had a major operation about three weeks ago. The Vee Mulllns went to Missouri Valley to visit relatives Sunday. Beatrice H'.ldman stayed with the younger Mulllu children. The Study club met last Thursday at Vincent Daughan's. The lea- sons for next year were planned. There will be no meetings till Sep- .tember. Mr and Mra. Clifford Jenlts, of Eagle Grove, and Mrs. May Harris, AlBona. were Thursday evening dinner guests At the Milton biddings home. The Wesley Tigers met defeat at the hands of the Whittemore ba 1 team there Sunday afternoon 8-4. The Wesley team goes to Swea City Sunday for a game. Huby Thompson, eldest daugh- ti-r of the Harry Thompsons, and her friend, Verna Haack, of Britt, the went to Dubuuue Saturday to at- i-iid u Luther League convention. 'Guests at the ('has. Krau> home Mr. and Mrs. Joe Leabel and three children, and Mrs. Leabel's s,ister, Dorothy Munson, all of Springfield, Minn., stopped here Friday on their way to Gilbert, where Dorothy's parents live. They visited the Edw. Hlldmans and the Geo. Hildmans, Mrs. Leabel and Dorothy being their nieces. The Joseph Meurers anl Mrs. Meurer's sister, Susan Brass, enjoyed a family picnic at the Call Algona relatives Sunday. ...„.». -- present. Mrs. Joseph Meurer anJ children went to Algona Friday and brought back her sister. The latter had been visiting relatives In Algona, and spent a few days here with her sister, before returning to Des Roy Kleinpeter and Mrs. Joe Meurer took their children to the Ambrose A. Call state park at Algona fof a picnic Thursday afternoon. Their guest for the picnic, was Kathleen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Huber, of Algona. Mr. Huber had that day returned from the veteran's hofi- pltal in Des Moines, where he had been for several weeks taking treatments for rheumatism. Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Ravlin had as house guests from Saturday till Monday her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Ryan, and her sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fischer and children, Mary Lenore and E. J., of Underwood. Guests for dinner Sunday were also the L. E. Hampton, the Wayne Mason City. Margaret Ravllns, Ravllns, . Ravlin and a friend, Dr. A. Kraw- zensky. Des Moines. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon UUUPSIIIVI "* *'•• • »-••— -' Ravlin wag baptised Sunday after noon and given the name of Kathleen Ann. Mr. and Mrs. E<1 Fischer were sponsors. Dr. and Mrs. Leon Smith and four children and Julian Johnson, Fort Dodge, came Sunday. Mrs. Smith, who wius Esther Kleinpeter, and children will visit the Klein- peters and other relatives for two weeks, and will attend the Haverly family reunion next Sunday. The two men returned home Sunday evening. Mrs. Don Meleney and three children, Brltt. spent from Friday till Monday at the Kleinpeter home. Mrs. Leon Smith's two children, Wayne and Joan, accompanied Mrs. Meleney home for a week. Mrs. Meleney was formerly Adella Kleinpeter. Wesleyans in Trek to Visit 3 Caves Wesley. June 21—Tom Sherman, Paul Carman, and Lawrence Erdman became cave-minded last week-end, so they left early Sunday and drove to Decorah, where they visited an Ice cave and the Wonder cave. Thence they drove | to Harmony, Minn., and there saw Chris Knutson baled 10 acres of alfalfa hay Monday of this week. Mrs. Ira Kohl was out picking strawberries for canning at the Geo. Kohl farm Monday. karry Keith shelled corn Monday. Joe Krieps and Alphonse Er- peiding did the shelling. Mrs. M. W. Ferguson and Mrs. Frank Sterling and daughter. Joyce called at the Henry Tjaden home last week. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Wallace, Hollywood, California, and Mrs. W. K. Ferguson, Algona. were visitors last Friday at the Henry Tjaden homo. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Heerdt and family of Bird Island. Minn., were evening and over night guests on Sunday of Herman's brother, Walter. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Bailey attended the wedding of their niece, Norma Raney, at the Congregational church in Algona Monday morn- Ing. Mrs. George Stewart returned on Friday for an indefinite visit at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Tjaden. She had been visiting relatives at Armstrong. Mrs. Bob Harvey who has been suffering from a nervous breakdown, is feeling much Improved, but may leave this week for a cabin at the lakes to insure complete rest. Hugh Herman was able to visit his farms recently. Those tenanted by Robert Harvey and Earl Taylor. He Is having new floors laid in all the upstairs rooms at the Harvey home. A horse being used on a hay way by Donald Boevers last Friday dropped dead while hitched to the wagon. It was an old horse and Donald had just started out after dinner having the wagon only half loaded when the horse dropped. Strawberry picking time is here and numerous housewives are netting a neat sum from their berry patches. Berries are reported to be of very good quality and plentiful. Some housewives are taking an easy way out and are putting them in the locker near the ice cream factory for future use. Guests Sunday for six o'clock dinner at the Geo. Kohl home were the George Fandel family from Rodman and friends from Emmetsburg, the George Elbert family of Whittemore and the Herman Volgts also from WhittemoreJ Mr. am Mrs. Ira Kohl, Lulu and Mabe Kohl, Algona, and Wanda Han •on, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Blair an hired man of Wlnnebago, Minn were guests of the Walter Heerdt and Newt Bolln families last Sunday. Ruth Heerdt who had spent the week at the Blair home came with them and Walter Heerdt, Jr.. and sister, Margaret, returned home to spend this week with the Blairs. Mrs. Blair is Mrs. Heerdt's sister. tkdieat TtiweSueb ELECTRIC FENCER the sights of Niagara cave, there they drove to Alta .Sunday From U1CI E*~f —• " - - -- - ' where they called on Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Recker, who were married at St. Benedict a few weeks ago, Mra. Recker having been Marcel la Kellner. Teacher*' "Euiitt»" Fifteen applicants wrote uniform county teachers' examination* to the courtroom yesterday under direction ol MM. William SWrley. the Jacob Kruuse uf Manly, the Fred Kraus of Musrnda. Wls.. and Mr. ml Mrs. Mflvin Kraus, of Isle, Minn. Week-end guests at August Gasman's were their daughter Ruth, Mary A.uaiha Haider, and Hay Herkland, all of Mason City. Ruth is employed at the Northwestern Mutual Insurance Co. Mrs. Sylvester Carman and two rhlldreii. Duune and Merle Allen, Siilson, and Mrs. William Hodech j and daughter Normugiiie, Garner, were visitors at Tom Forburger's Friday afternoon. The women are ulsters. Mrs. Julius Seller and three children ami Mrs. Henry Seller, of St Benedict, visited at the Tony Seller's Saturday nuht. They brought Jimmy Seller home after his week's vacation with his grandparents. Mary, oldest daughter of Mr. und Mrs. Jutiius Loreiu. is enjoying a ten days vacation with her par- She is a student at the St. Clare college, at St. Francis, Wls., where lu August she will go into Novitiate. The infant sun of Mr. and Mrs. Hert Puustuck was baptized Sunday ufteruoou and named Gerald Thomas. Alvlua Oppedahl aud Sylvester Huff were sponsors. The Victor Frlderes iufaut waa christened Sunday afternoon. The Mart tii Blelcli family en- Joyed a picnic dinner with the Touy Sellers at tile latter'* home Sunday. lu the afternoon Mr. and Mrs. BleicU and Mr. uud, Mrs. Seller drove to Waltteiuore, where Mr. Blelch pitched for the Wesley Tiger*. Child's Appendix Bursts. Fenton, June 21—Churline, 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Goetsch, had on appendectomy at ihe General hospital, Algona, Sunday. Tlie appendix had burst, gangrene had ci-t in, ami she wu.s In a serious condition. Xo Bain Hi-Ill* Fanner*. Lakota, June 21— The North Knd, up to Sunday had had no rain iu a week. Farmers were put- tiiiK in long hours I" die corn fields, und alfalfa hay harvestl:>s la progressing. WHOO-THERE'S HIVE Dorothy Hoeck spent the past week at the Vern Hawbaker home in Dickens. WITH AMAZING NEW FLUX DIVERTER One wire on light stakes holds livestock like steel and concrete. A Tremendous Saving on posts, wire, gates, time and labor. Safe six-volt batteries last for months and give sting that stops them. Call for demonstration. HOBARTON CO-OPERATIVE ELEVATOR 18 EOW-tf Ready For Summer? The sniimirr time is fine fur niuiurs but hard on lin- ish. A diicn waxing job will protect your car's lin- from sun, rain and mad dust. ' ! H WE USE CHAMPLIN PRODUCTS OAR WASHING $1 ^|| tewart Includes vacuum clean- ^^^ U|icr ing, checking battery, IB^H CfVlCC tires and other extras. ^B^ tatlOU IT CAN BE YOURS 18 Glorious Days, with All Expenses Paid, for the Winner of The Algona March of Progress Queen Contest Contestants! Enlist your friends and relatives now to secure votes for you when they make purchases at Algona stores — the girl with the most votes will win—and it may as well be you! Think of it — 17 days in the west—in the Pacific Northwest, San Francisco, Hollywood, Old Mexico, New Orleans-all the places undreamed of in your past. This all expense tour will go to some girl in Kossuth county. Shoppers! Save your coupons—ask for them. Help some deserving girl to take this wonderful trip of the west—to see the jreatness of this country—to come back enlightened and educated by the wonderful advantage of travel. Select a candidate and help—help all you can. It'll be great fun. There is no limit to time of entry. Have your favorite enter now if she hasn't done so. The rules are plain and simple. Stores that Give Coupons Richardson Furniture Co. Wilson Bakery Gamble Store Pine Room Klassie Motor Company K. & H. Oil Station Kossuth Implement Co. Geo. Elbert Garage Howard Hardware Graham's Misbach's Kohlhaas & Spilles Cumming's James Drug Store Brownell's Council Oak Steele's Coast to Coast Store Dau Garage Nelson and Lensing Kresensky's Marigold Beauty Shop Morrison Beauty Shop Hawcott & Ogg The Hub Clothiers Merritt Funeral Home Klamp's Service Station Johnson's D-X Station Holtzbauer & Hull Lusby Drug Store Anderson's Jack Sprat Hood's IGA Borchardt's Long's Food Shop Gene Wray Conoco Station Zender's Harris Conoco Station Algonquin Solberg Service Station Red's Service Station Champlin Station Deep Rock Station Algona Insurance Agency Call and Iowa Theatres Kent Motor Company Dutch's Service Station C. S. Johnson Cut Rate Grocery Dr. Scanlan Modern Dry Cleaners Bjustrom's Foster Furniture McCormick-Deering Store Cora Miller Beauty Parlor Soren8en ' 8 Grocery Ben Franklin Store Norton Lumber Company Dahlhauser's Smoke shop Madson & Hanson Barker Drug Store Algona Bakery Clopton the Tailor Sportsmen's Tavern Laing & Muckey Kossuth Motor Company Elk Cleaners Raesly Lumber Company Barry's A. & P. Store Dr. Sawyer A. W. Amunson Hovey Implement Co. Cowan BIdg. Supply Co. General Hospital Algona Laundry and Dry Cleaners Chrischilles Store Brown Studio Pratt Electric Co. Moe & Sjogren Cooper's Sinclair Station

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