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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 28, 1938
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The Algona Upper Pea Moines, Algona, Iowa, June 28,1938 J.M.COXHAS SSTHBIRTHDAl i ftvlngton: Mrs. J. M. Cox enter Hilled at dinner last Sunday noo In honor of the birthday of Mr. Cox who on that date had reached n 98th year. Mr. Cox was born at Ten ny, 111., and lived at that place unt !T«b. 28, 1908, when he moved wit Us family to their present hom< Where they have since resided. Th guests present for the day wer Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cox, Mr. an Mrs. Harold Jager, and Mr. an Mrs. Oscar Utzke, all of Austin Minn., and the Earl Miller famll of Burt. Harry Raneys are Callers Mr. and Mrs. Harry Raney West Union weYe Sunday caller at the home of his brother. Hug! Raney. Some yeftrff ago the Harry Raneys owned and operated a groc try store at St. t Ben*dlct, Enrolls at Business School , ; Miss Marguerfft Sfcifelrig'enitAl«a in the Hamilton Business College at Mason City1ar*f}»W>eJk, ftffett'e she plans on taking special busines *<hirse methods during her summer vacation. She will" return to teach Ing again in September. Elizabeth rfetfffe Honored Little Elizabeth Anne Metille was very pleasantly surprised last Monday afternoon when the children enrolled in the center school where •tie has been a pupil the past year arrived at her home to help her celebrate her seventh birthday. The afternoon was devoted to games Those present were children from the Jay Stevens, Blanchard, Cunningham, and Crall families. Late In the afternoon refreshments were served. Ginger and Jerry Phillips, young children of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Phillips of Graettlnger, visited last week with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Perry Phillips, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Walker, newlyweds of a week ago, left on Tuesday morning a week ago for the Yellowstone National Park, where they expect to be gone about ten days. Mr. and Mrs. Franke Asa and family motored to Kanawha on Sunday to get young Donnie Asa who had been visiting relatives there the previous week. All returned home Sunday evening. The hot weather of last week, followed later by showers, has proved ft real boon for corn. As in many instances, corn Is now knee high and farmers are cultivating the third time. Due to plentiful moisture the alfalfa and sweet clover are yielding a bumper crop. County men have been busy recently doing repair work on the roads and grading up several places where the recent heavy rains had washed the gravel and grades away A new grade has been made ovo the old M. & St. L. railway track north of the Paul Black home am also between the Jay Stevens an< Eisenbarth farms on the Hidg road. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Metille entertained at dinner" Sunday honoring the birthdays of Mrs*. Chas. Darby. Virgil Lamb and little Elizabeth Anne Metille, all of whose birthdays occur near that date. Other guests present were Chas. and Allen Darby, Mr. and Mrs. Darby are Mrs. Met- ille's parents and Allen is her brother. Virgil Lamb is employed by the Darbys. Mrs. A. D. Newbrough and Mrs Lawrence Newbrough of Lone Rock were guests last Thursday at the Edw. Blanchards, Mrs. A. D. Newbrough being Mrs. Blanchard's mother, and Mrs. Lawrence New- brodgh her sister-in-law. Mrs. Mary Bronson of Chicago, aunt of My. Blanchard, also visited with the Blanchards all of last week. JWtrs. Bronson will spend the entire summer with the M. E. Blanchards at Lone Rock. Mrs. Bronson and Mrs. M. E. Blanchard being sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Cohvell of Irv- ngton. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Colwcll and family of Algona and Mrs. Jennie Colwell of Livermore, all motored to Barnum, Iowa, last Sunday p be present at the dedication services for the new Calvary Presby- .erian church recently erected there. The church is located e. short dls- nnce out from Barnum in a rural .'ommunity. Some time ago the old structure was destroyed by fire. The 'olwclls were all raised in that community and they were anticipat- ng a large family reunion, many relatives coming from a distance. NELSON FAMILIES HOLD THEIR SEVENTH ANNUAL REUNION Whittemore: Mrs. Elizabeth Priester, 85, died at her home here Friday morning. She had been in poor health for the past year. Mrs. Priester was born in Germany, and came to the United States at an early age. On Sept. 14. 1873, she was united in marriage to Peter Priester at Cassvillc, Wis. They lived on a farm near Glen Haven, WiS., for seven years. In 1880 they came to Kossuth county and settled on a farm four miles south of here. There they made their home until 3908 when they retired and moved to Whittemore. Mr. Priester preceded her in death Dec. 30, 1908. Mrs. Priester is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Anna Neu. TKrs Cecelia Elbert and Augusta o( Whittemore; two sons, Joseph of here and Henry of Taopi, Minn. Funeral r^rvices were held at St. Michael's Cnthoiir church Monday morning and bnrinl wns in the Catholic cemetery we=t nf town. Mr. nnd Mr?. H. W. Behnke left Monday morning for Atkins, low i. where they will >=pend a few davs at the H. W. Albrecht home. From Atkins they w(ll visit their daugh ter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbtirt Haberknmp nnd also they will visit relatives at Chicago aid Elkhart. Indiana. They will be gone for two months. 38th Wedding Anniversary Occasion for Surprise Party MRS.THORHAGEN DIES AT HOME Fenton: Mrs. Thor Hagen, 48. asset! away Thursday evening at er home southwest of Fenton fol- owing the birth , of a still-born aughter. Funeral services were eld Saturday afternoon at the ome and at the Depew Lutheran hurch with Rev. A. K. Gaard in harge. She is survived by her husband; nughters, Mrs. Bernard Solberg oi ingsted and Mrs. Russcl Kuhn, of ylinder. n son, Kenneth, 10. A son, lerle, 17, died two weeks ago at a ochester hospital following an oo- ration for the removal of a brain umor, and two daugnters were urned to death ten years ago when ie family home burned. Fenton: Mr. and Mrs. John Light were honored at a surprise party last week Monday evening at the home of their son-in-law and daugh- :er, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Mansager. The occasion was the Lights' 38th vedding anniversary. A program ncluded a miniature wedding with Joan and Dickie Meyers acting as the bride and groom, Eugene Mansager as the minister. Delores Mansager and Mary Alice Gibbons as flower girls and Beverly Brooks a.i train bearer. The wedding march was played by Betty Ann Meyers. All members of the mock wedding wore old fashioned costumes. Mrs. Elmer Weisbrod and Mrs. Ralph Weisbrod sang "O Promise Me." The Rev. J. G. Waterman gave a brief relatives, including the talk. Fifty . = Lights' other son-in-law and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Brooks and family of Iowa Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Weisbrod of Emmetsburg, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Weisbrod and Mary Alice Gibbons of Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Weisbrod of Rlng- sted, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Ridder and Mrs. Chas. Lohse and family and Anna Light of Fairmont, Minn., Mrs. Mary Harsch of Algona and Elaine and Ethel Bunkofske of Swea City. The party was held at the Mansager home and a delicious luncheon served late in the evening. Herman Bass. Mrs. Mike Koppen of Whittemore preceded her in death. Twenty-four grandchildrei also mourn the passing of the! grandmother. Presbyterians Hold Their Annual Picnic West Bend: The Presbyterian church and Sunday School hel< their annual picnic, Thursday eve ning at the park. The children play ed games and the older folks en joyed a socinl time. A picnic lunch was enjoyed at six o'clock, with plenty to eat Electricity Project Livermore: Carl Underberg will o to Fort Dodge Tuesday in the nterest of farm electrification reject. Mr. Underberg Is president this work over several counties. he power house situation Is the lain object of this meeting. Bargans n Used Cars ll ( \\ C llitVC tllr litr^C.-t M'lrrl inll nf N'ni'tli Inwa. It will pay vmi in >cr t fill bargains. IVrliaps y<nn- nl,| car will niakr tin' diiwii jiayiiu-iit. 1937 Ford Deluxe Tudor 1937 Ford Standard Tudor 1937 Ford "60" Tudor 1936 Ford Standard Tudor 1934 Ford Standard Tudor 1933 Ford Standard Tudor 1934 Chevrolet Master Sedan 1934 Chevrolet Master Coach 1935 Chevrolet 157" Truck 1935 Chevrolet Panel 1929 Chevrolet Coach 1936 Plymouth Coach 1936 Dodge Sedan 1931 Ford Tudor 1929 Ford Pickup TERMS Kent Motor Co. Standings in The March of Progress Queen Contest » (Continued from Page One) Donnabelle Merron, Algona Marcella Thill. Algona Katherine McEnroe, Algona Mabel Kohl. Algona Bernice Storm. Algona Evelyn Capesius, Algona Kathryn Kelley, Algona Frances Hegarty. Algona Phyllis Coleman. Algona Bessie Humphries. Algona Maxine Larson. Algona Karjorie Phillips. Algona Rosella Voigt. Algona Wilma Kapp, Algona Jane Cretzmeyer, Algona Lillian Higley, Whittemore Lucille Calhoun, Algona Jane McWhorter. Algona Darleen Stott, Algona Laurena Laabs. Lone Rock Darlene Hansen, Burt Edna Nordstrom, Algona Josephine Eisenbarth, Irvington Marie Pfeffer, Algona Rosetta Barker, Bode Norine Greiner, Algona Dolores Krause, Fenton Mae Hagg, Algona June Adele Kunz. Wesley Angela Haag, Algona Myrtle Olson, Algona Donna Stufllck, LuVerne Pearl Alt, Burt Verona Klatt, Fenton Mary Ann Smith, Burt Irene Fitzgerald, Algona Marie Ohm. Algona Arlene Holdren, Algona Wilma Riddle, Algona Jackie Conoway. LuVerne Mary Crouch. Algona Ruth Wfisbrod, Fenton Ruth Carlisle, Whittemore Marie Carter, Burt Doris Silvers. Algeria .Susie Frklere.s, Bode Darlene Brayton, Burt Helen Lewis, Lone Rock Dorothy Stigman, Fenton lona Godfredson, Burt Evelyn Biersttdl. Burt Sophia Schipull. Burt Mary Alice Bigings. LuVerne Mary Ann Arndorfer, St. Benedict Ruth Thompson. Burt Calista Elsbecker. Bancroft Opal Onland, Buffalo Center Irene Hinters. Algona Virginia Morck, Algona Not Ranked Algona Ann Veronica Sttbritz Iluncroft Betty Foth Luis Mason Hetty .Sheridan Mary Williams Patricia Haundcrs Maureen Wolfe Mary Kilfen Devine Kiliren Murray Kurt Arlcni: Patterson Virginia I'atti rson Oriole Brooke Dorothy Brooke Marildu Pratt Martha Ruhnke Kulh Sr-hroeder Sarah Kchroeder YVliittrmore Theresa Origer Mary Corine Smith Viola Schumacher Buffalo Center Ruth Nelson Lakota I.ila KappingB Sadye Patterfaon Eleanor Moe Faye Olthoff Beverly Tamen Marcella Thaves Edna Leslie Elsie Steenhard Mary Elaine Smith Khnore Ariel Halverson Iva Thompson LuVrrne Maxine Smith Phyllis Lichty Bode IMII-IIH iitiriiitutit Belly Kk-iii Adeline Illg YVvhiry Milijrod Fox Lucille Hildinun Km ton Helen A. lA-wis Ethel VVeiftbrod Lola Warner Edith Wolfe Virginia Frank Rulh Haiitk-man Muthilda Rulmkc Loreiia 1 ireycr DEATH COMES TO MRSMARYBRUHN Fenton: Mrs. Mary Bruhn. 61 passed away Tuesday evening at her home four miles south of Fenton following an illness of three weeks. She had suffered a leg infection and later developed pneumonia which caused her death. Because the Lutheran church is being remodeled, the funeral was held in a tent on the church grounds Thursday afternoon with the Rev. H. D. Stahmer. her pastor, in charge. She is survived by five sons and four daughters. They are: Alfred. Irvin. Ferdinand, Henry, and Edward, all living en farms in the Fenton vicinity; the daughters: Mrs. George Rosburg of Granada. Minn.. Mrs. William Hanover and Mrs. Herman Schneider of Fenton and Clara Bruhn at home. Her husband. William Bruhn and a daughter. Mrs. Anna Koppen. prj- ceded her in death several years ago. Mrs. Bruhn leaves to mourn, her of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Baas, was Mrs. S. Bennett of Jefferson, is spending some time In West Benc in the interests of California products. Mrs. Bertha Johnston am Yvonne Mae Sloan, Marie and Sam Metzger were Fort Dodge visitors Tuesday. Miss Ida and Oscar Reiley, Mrs. Jeanne Simmons and Roger Vfoolcy drove to Fairmont, Minn., Saturday on business. J. B. Mertz has sold his elevator at Ottosen to the Quaker Oats Co., who are now remodeling it. Tlvs concludes Mr. Mertz's holdings in Ottosen. Mrs. John Satern, Sr., of spent a few days the past week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. R. Cobb and her son, Thorsten Safern. Mrs. Florence Shea of Iowa City is visiting in the home of her grandmother, Mrs. George Emerson. Mrs. Shea recently graduated from the State University. Miss Eletha Daubendiek of Remsen spent the past week with her parents, the W. H. Daubendleks. Miss Daubendiek is auditor of the local telephone company. J. Walter Williams arrived home Wednesday evening from Spokane. Washington. He has been teaching science in the schools there. He made the return trip by train to Whittemore, where his sister, Mrs. Grace Crisman met him. Mr. anjj Mrs. Don Mertz and baby Donna Dru were dinner guests at the J. B. Mertz home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Mertz moved their household goods to Cherokee Saturday where they will make their future home. Betty Mertz accompanied them there and will visit a week. Don is now working for the Rath Packin? Co., and has the territory around Cherokee. gSouth Plum Creek Newsl Fishing here is exceptionally poor this season, due partly to high water. A nice rain here last Saturday- did much good and some harm in lodging patches in the oat fields. Miss Alta Albright from Kenosha. j Wis., is vacationing at the home of hurst. 14 '. 18 T 7 n' ou Elm "| her mother here. Her presence was county, 111. She was m uc h appreciated in the death and baptized into the Christian faith on April 9th. 1871. by the Rev. Albert of the Lutheran church at Addison. Lived Near De pew In 1883 she came to Whittemore, Iowa.' with her parents. In 1894 she was united in marriage to Wm. nruhn of Kossuth county. This union was blessed with ten chl.'drtn. For many years they farmed n:r.- mile east of Depew. Mr. Bruhn pas.i- I nway in IH2fi and in 1932 Mrs. Bruhn K.'IVP up farming and went live with her son. Edward, 2' ; miles east of Fairville. After f.n illness of just two weeks -he passed to her eternal reward on 'fist Tuesday afternoon at 2:Z<> o'clock. Nine Children Survive Mrs. Bruhn leaves to mourn, her nine children, Ferdinand, Edward, Clara and Mrs. Rudolph Hanovi>r of Whittemore. Henry, Alfred, Ervin and Mrs. Herman Schneider of Cylinder and Mrs. George Rosburg of Granada. Minn.; four slstern, Mrs. Chris Meyer, Mrs. Will Wehr spann. Mrs. John Geitzenauer, Mrs. Otto Witchendahl and one brother, burial of her father. A Bible school of two weeks' duration is in session at the central school house with a good attendance of from 20 to 30 pupils. It is being conducted by Miss Taakel of Forest City and Ethel Braddock of Bancroft. Mrs. Carl Albright and children came from Hayflelo, Minn., to attend the funeral of Ferdinand Albright last Wednesday. Mrs. Albright returned on Thursday leaving the children to visit among rel- hlives and old neighbors (or a few days. Irvington: Mr. nnd Mrs. R'iy Fitch and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Raney were among those from Irvingtrm who attended the annual Raney reunion at the fairgrounds Sunday In attendance at the Ditsworth r»- union at the Call State Park wer,- Mr. and Mrs. John Simon, Jr., Franl; Ditaworth. Mrs. Sue Michelson and Mrs. David Gilbert of Mason City. Mrs. Gilbert is an aunt of Mra. Michelson and cousin of Frank Ditsworth. She has been a guest at the Ditsworth home over the week end. Shop At CHRISCHILLES STORE - Air Conditioned Don't Sit Home and Melt—Come to Chris- chilles' and relax in cool comfort If you get the "htat jitter^" at home, cornt down town and shop at the cool, air conditioned Ohrisc hilleh Store and forget your troubles. Jt'b always cool and comfortable here—you may try on dres&e& in comfort no oinnth.-ivt, sultry htat. We I aii'J i ave iiiijirovt.i oi r cooling byitem - adding more circulation i.-jhuiij it fvt-u mi rt iileiihant than latt bummer. Shop in thin to-d.itf :,t re where tverythir g possible is done for 1m lOrtanl summer salts are now in progres.i. to Algona'.-, first completely air conditioned department TiUmUu Hc-k-ii Heed Mrb. L. Muorc and daughttr of ( l^aPorte and Mrs. K. H Blair of j Uubuyue are bpeiidmg sume time at' the home of their aislcr. Miss Dell Minger They were better known here as Sadie and Lillian Minger. as a cake of ice at CHRISCHILLES Store Fidelis Sunday School Has Monthly Meeting Burt: The monthly meeting of the Fidelis Sunday School class was held at the home of a former member, Mrs. L. E. Reibhoff, at Rolfe last Wednesday. The class went down irt time for a picnic dinner at noon. Nine members were able to attend. They were the teacher, Lur- cna Wessel, Mrs. Fred Jennings, Mrs. C. E. Sigsbee, Mrs. J. D. Gra ham, Mrs. Lillian SIgler, Mrs. C. B. Chipman, Mrs. M. M. Chlpman, Mrs. Clifford Holding and son, Larry and Lulu Hawcott. Mrs. Frank Mikes and children and her mother, Mrs. J. C. Kongs- bach drove to Fort Dodge Saturday afternoon. They took a picnic supper and enjoyed it In the park. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Plahn and Mtr. and Mrs. McDermott of Carroll were visitors at the J. 6. Mertz lome Sunday. ADS For Sale FOR SALE—Bassinette and four- wheeled stand, like new, $3. Call 72-W. 26 Genuine Engraved Wedding An- ouncements In any style of engraving, $9.50 for 50 or less. At ome cards to match. See them at lie Algona Upper Des Molnes. 26-tf FOR SALE—McCormlck-Deerlng 8 ft. binder. F-12 Farmall with cultivator, John Deere hayloader, McCormick New Big Four 8 ft mower, McCormlck-Deering Big Six 6 ft. mower, cheap self dump hay rake, F-20 Farmall tractor With steel wheels in excellent condition. F-2b Farmall tractor with «fW» wheels, McCormlck-Deering Ifc-ro tractor, A-l shape, IMS Ford tWck, LWB, with grain box, Internafiibnal Model A-3. 1H T. LWS'truck* with dual tlres.-^McMormlckf-Deerlnat Store, Algona. 28 MY BEAUTIFUL J650 Player Piano and rolls for $49.60 before moving. $5 a month to responsible party. Write me today and I will tell you where in BancroftMX,player piano may be seen. Wftte Mrs. Mary Schultz, Route 5, Box 229A, Waukesha, Wisconsin. 26* FOR SALE—W. R. pullets, ready to lay in 4 to 6 weeks. These birds are out of one of the best producing flocks around. Phone 28F11 or see Bob Schoby, 5H miles south of Algona on No. 169. 26* FOR SALE—240 acres 7 miles west, 1 mile north of Algona.—Mrs. Nona Butler, Algona. 26-29* FOR RENT—Modern 7-room house. North Hall Street. Phone 31R-W. 26* FOR SALE—1936 V-8 Ford truck with gravel box. 24,000 actual miles. $385.—Ken Frank!, west Standard Oil station. 26* Reece, Elmore, Minn. 25-29 INSURANCE at a savings, Bond* and Loans—L. S. Bo'hannon. 25 ENLARGEM: developed and enlargement Fred printed.—Lusby's, Films for SOc. One each film* LET US VULCANUgBthota broken tires and tubes. Aff wttrk guaranteed.—Sampson Ttr» Stivfce. 6-tff SMALL UPRIGHT*. PIANO—$10 per month on balanCjfcdue; Can be seen In Algona. .Write Critchett Piano Co., Des Mottles. 28* " lor Your Car OWNBBS . Sftfe driver rewards— our policyholders always save from 20 to 30% — Coast to Coast claim service non- restricted — standard coverages. Buy Standard Protection at lowest cost.— Algona Insurance Agency, C. R, LaBarre. 18-tf DROP IN at Sampson's Tire Ser- " vice when in need of a used tire or tube. 6-tf l Wanted WANTED—Tour dead stock- prompt, sanitary removal. Phone 7, Algona. We pay alt phone calls.— Algona Rendering Co. 11-tf FOR SALE—McCormick mower In good shape.—McEnroe Bros. Phone 519. 26 FOR SALE—Purebred Hampshire sows, bred for fall pigs.—P. W. MAN WANTED—to handle distribution of famous Watkins products In Algona, selling and serving: hundreds of satisfied customers. Excellent opportunity for right party.! No investment Write J. R. Watkins Comfoany, D99, Wlnona, Minnesota. 26* Chrischilles Store (AIR CONDITIONED) Great Dress Slaughter PRICES REDUCED Hundreds oi New Summer Silk Dresses included Sale Starts Wednesday June 29 A cold backward season is yoisr good Fortune Yes, you've guessed the truth—a cold, backward summer season has loaded us with summer dresses. Not a few scattered garments but LITERAL LY HUNDREDS OF NEW CHOICE SUMMER DRESSES WILL BE THROWN ON THE SALE BLOCK,in the very midst of the selling season. Buy Your 4th of July Silk Dress at greatly reduced Prices Xow you can have that new dress for the 4th of .July. And what's more, you can have it at a price such as you would expect to pay in three or four weeks from now. This is your golden opportunity—we've: slashed the retail prices of this beautiful line of summer apparel. All size and price-ranges are included—plenty of large sizes from 40 to 46, with half-sizes for the woman who is hard to fit. PasteJ shades, jacket sheers, all better merchandise MUST GO. Don't miss this important sale. STARTS PROMPTLY ON WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 29TH (This includes only silk dresses from $7.95 up) Air cooled for your comfort

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