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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, July 5, 1938 North Eas^ Kossuth News WILLIAM HALL OF LEDYARD DIED AT HIS HOME FRIDAY Ledyard: William Alfred Hall passed away at his home north of town Friday, June 30, at the age of 78 years. He has been in poor health the past six years and his death followed a stroke. William Hall was born in Benton county on Dec. 3,1859. He was married to Julia Ann Sommor in Benton county on June 23, 1883. Shortly after their marriage they moved to the farm where he has since lived. His wife preceeded him in death. They had five children, one dying in infancy. He is survived by Mrs. Bessie Westcott of Ada, Minn., Elbert M. Hall at home, Mrs. Florence Kelly, of Hewitt, Minn., and Floyd Hall of Fairmont, Minn. There are also eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the Methodist church and burial was made in Highland Home cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. August Knoner vis- ited at the Hagedorn home In E1- more Tuesday. Phyllis Togerson, who is employed at the State Bank, left on Wednesday for a week's vacation. She expected to visit her grandmother at Avoca. Mrs. Frank Wiemer, who returned Saturday from Los Angeles, tc, her home at Arnolds Park, was here Tuesday to attend an annual bank meeting and visit at the L. W. Wiemer home. Mrs. George Thompson, Mrs. Ben Mayer and Mrs. Clifton Engelby and son attended the Lutheran Ladies' Aid meeting at Elmore Wednesday' afternoon. Mrs. Olaf Engelby and Mrs. Louis Anderson were host- with Mrs. Nauman of Elmore. Mrs. E. G. Rich of Fairmont was here to attend the bank meeting and visited at the L. W. Wiemer home and at the home of her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Looft. With Mrs. Rich was Mrs. Fred Howe of Marshalltown, also her daughter find husband, Mr. and Mrs. John Gamble of Fairmont. Gertrude Wortman Becomes Bride of Charles Gutknecht Lakota: A pretty wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Ukena at 8:30 p. m. last Wednesday evening when Gertrude Wortman, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Wortman, of Lakota, was united in marriage to Charles Gutknecht, also of Lakotn, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Gutknecht, by the Rev. O. H. Frerking using the single ring ceremony. Mrs. O. H. Frerking played the wedding march and only the immediate families witnessed the ceremony. The bride wore an Eleanor blue silk crepe gown and carried a corsage of pink roses. Ice cream and wedding cake was served following the ceremony and the newlyweds left for a ten day honeymoon. The new Mrs. Gutknecht has been a successful school teacher and has made her home with the erry Ukenas since the death of her father more than two years ago. She is prominent in all church and community activities. Mr. Gutknecht owns and operates a farm south of town where they will be at home about July 15th. Guests present beside the Ukenas and the Rev. Frerkings were Ernest Wortman and wife, brother of the bride; Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Wortman, cousin of the bride; Mr. and Mrs. August Gutknecht, parents of the groom: his brother, W. E. Gutknecht and wife; his two sisters, Emma and Lena Gutknecht; Genevieve Brewer and Mrs. O. H. Frerking and son Norman. The parents of both the bride and groom were among the pioneer families of this vicinity. Titonka Club Was Guest at Higgins Titonka: Mrs. George Higgins entertained the Work and Play club at her farm home Thursday afternoon, noon. Guests were Mealtimes Raymond Bartlett, Carlylc Egesdahl, Dick B. Meyer, George Breen, Wm. Kit-kiefs, Fred Hagen, Harold Miller, Clarence Cooper, Robert Clcm- ans, Alvin Honken, Fred Adamaon, and Otto Wall. The afternoon was spent socially after which a lunch was served by the hostess. Return to Okla. After Sexton Visit Sexton: S. B. McSwaln and daughters, Imogene and Mrs. Flor.% Bowling of Pond Creek, Oklahoma, left Wednesday for their home after spending from Saturday until Wednesday with relatives here. They were the house guests of Mr. Mc- Swoin's sister, Mrs. Sarah Wise and family. They came for tha Wise family reunion, which was held, last Sunday at Clear Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Opheim and children left Thursday morning fur their home near Staples, Minn . after spending several days with Mrs. Opheim's mother and attending the Wise reunion. Bertha and Anna Sloter, Buffalo Center, ar« spending the week witn Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Benson. Mr. and Mrs. Benson formerly lived at Buffalo Center. Mr. Benson is the* Rawleigh salesman in this territory. Mr. and Mrs. Albert McCarthy and family, Mr. and Mrs. John McCarthy, all of Lakota; Mr. and Mrs. Donald McCarthy and Leo of Titonku, and Mr. and Mrs. John Schiltz and family of Bancroft were Sunday dinner guests at the John Flora home. Mrs. Anna Bellar and son, Vernon of Clark, S. D., and Mr. and Mrs. Albert McCarthy of Lakota were Wednesday evening callers at the John Flora home. Mrs. Bellar and eon spent the night there, relum- ing home the next day. Notice of Probate of Will STATE OF IOWA. KOSSUTH COUNTY, ss. No. 4403 in District Court, March term, 1938. To All Whom It May Concern: Your are hereby notified, That an Instrument of writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Frances E. Benschoter, Deceased, dated April 18, 1U36, having been, this day filed, opened uud read, Monday, the 18th day of July, 1U3S. is fixed for hearing proof of sani'i at the Court House in Algona, Iowa, before the District Court of said County, or the Clerk of said Court; and at ten o'clock u. m., of the day dbovc mentioned all persons interested are hereby notified and required to appear, autl show cause, if any they have, why said instrument should not be probated and allowed as and for the last Will and Testament of said deceased. Dated at Algona, Iowa, June 20, 1038 > KATHARINE Me EVOY, Clerk of District Court. ALMA PEARSON, D«l>uty. Sullivan, McMahon and LAKOTA CHURCH HOLDS PICNIC Lakota: The Methodist church and Sunday School held a picnic last week Tuesday on the lawn of the Walter Leslie farm home. The weather was Ideal, the only day last week that'll did not rain. After a dinner of ice cream, lemonade, etc., the afternoon was given over to sports of all kinds. Charles Eggerth was chairman of the sports program. All kinds of races were enjoyed, among them a pie eating contest. Picnic Postponed The Ladies' Acorn club picnic scheduled for Thursday evening on Mrs. Delia Smith's lawn was postponed on account of rain. The next club meeting will be with Mrs. R. L. Williams, September 8th. The Rev. Carl Hammer was a business visitor at Algona, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Will Wirtjes drove to Mankato, Minn., Friday, to attend the funeral of a cousin of Mrs. Wirtjes. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Heetland, Mrs. Charles Winter and Mr. and Mrs Roy McAdams were visitors at the Grotto at West Bend, Thursday. Louise Thaves was brought home from the Buffalo Center hospital last week Sunday and Is convalescing at her home following a major operation. Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Buckela and Mr. and Mrs. Loyal Gingrich spent a week at Gull Lake, Minn., returning last week Wednesday evening. They report good catches of fish. The Rev. nnd Mrs. Frerking took the young people of their church orchestra to Twin Lakes last week Tuesday and Wednesday where they were entertained at the Frerkin,; cottage. The children of Mrs. Minnie Seibold, northeast of town held a birthday cclbration in her honor last week Sunday at the home of n daughter, Mrs. Will Meyers and family near Swea City. Eighty-six members of the DeVries family enjoyed a reunion at Pilot Knob State Park last Sunday. Those attending from Lakota were Mr. and Mrs. James Bruer, and Air. and Mrs. Peter Bruer and their daughter. Mrs. Erman Hanson received a message Thursday stating that her sister-in-law, Mrs. Lawrence Boha of Emmetsburg, had passed away, following an operation. The Bobos lived here while Mr. Bobo worked on the druy line. Mrs. Hansen left for Emmetsburg that afternoon. The Rev. Carl Hammer officiated at the funeral of Mr. Stymer, father of Mrs. Harry Curtis at her home north of Swea City last week Wed nesday. Mr. Stymer had spent the •inter with his daughter because of ill health and the body was takvA to his home town in Missouri for burial. Second Child Arrives Cards have been received announcing the birth o f a here baby son to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jorgenson of Lies Moines on June 24. The baby wegihed ten pounds and has been named Richard Kenneth. This is their second child, the other, a girl 19 months old. The Jorgen- sosn were residents of Corwith until a year ago when they moved to Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hintz and Mrs. Mary Mittag and Mrs. Lena Pompe were business visitors Sauerkraut Day Committees Named Lakota: Some of the Sauerkraut Day committees have been appointed and A. E. Ogren is again head man. The Sauefkraut day commit- mittee is headed by E. A. Trasamar with A. T. Buckels, August Banman, Fred Swartz and Nick Behrends assistants. Carl Gerzema is treasurer and Harry Wortman and W. C. Schultz, finance committee, with A. E. Ogren and Edgar Inlay, publicity. OGRENS HOLD FAMILY REUNION Lakota: The Ogren family reunion was held at the Jerry Heetland home last week Sunday with about 35 present. Mr. and Mrs. Roy McAdams of Orange, Texas, are visiting here and the reunion was held Sunday so that they might attend. Mrs. McAdams is a niece of the Og- rens and Mrs. Charles Winter. Other guest were the Albert Ogrens, Algona; the A. E. Ogrens and the Earl Ogrens, the Charles Winters, Russell Winters, Raymond Winters, Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Williams and the Jerry Heetlands. A picnic dinner and an afternoon of visiting made an enjoyable event. 63 From Titonka At Church Rally Held in Belmond Titonka: Sixty-three young peoplo and Rev. and Mrs. Calvin Schnucli- er of the Ramsey church, attended the Young Fellowship conference at the Immanuel church, Belmond, on Thursday. Former Resident Died Sever Pannkuk received word on Thursday that Mrs. Paulina Rosen- haw, Mankato, Minn., had passed away. Mrs. Rosenhaw is well known hare, having lived many years ago on the Ed Rike farm. SUSIE—by Edith Swans'cm Kxclusively each week In The AlRona Upper Des Mofnea SAY SCOTTY DO YOU WANT TO PUfXY ALA-YOU HAVE TO 00 IS LET ME PAINV YOU ALL OVER WITH THIS MAGIC INK I -AND IN A LITTLE. WHILE YOU'LL TURN INTO CATC* I IT DIOI-T SEEM TO f3UT IM JUST AS CiAD, CAL/iE. MAMA WOULD NEVEI2 ME KEEP THE ELCPHANT Mrs. Edw. A. Sathoff was hostess to the Sunny Hour club Friday afternoon. Wm. Batt received word Thursday evening that his cousin,-Mrs. Albert 'Barnes, of Ledyard, had passed away. Mr. and Mrs. W. Z. Heifner and family, Sheldon, Wis., have been visiting the past week with relatives and friends here. Banker and Mrs. Wm. Boyken and family, acompanied by Betty Kokesh of St. Paul, left Tuesday for Leech Lake, Minn., for a vacation until Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Mathes and children, Algona, and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert French, LuVerne, were Wednesday evening guests at the H. A. French home. Miss Myrtle Sach#u, Chicago, Annabelle and Ida Sachau and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Miller were entertained at dinner Thursday evening at the John Keil home. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon French and two children, Geraldine and Buddy, Philadelphia, Pa., arrived Saturday for n week's visit with his brother, Howard French and family. Mr. and Mrs. Curyllc Egesdnhl and baby moved last Tuesday into the Bertha Callies apartment. The house they vacated will be occupied by the newlyweds, Air. and Mrs. Clifford Krantz. Mrs. Wm. Batt, daughter Maxim*, and Mrs. Al Young and daughter, Kathleen took Mrs. Ida Mulhair, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Algona Thursday evening where shs will visit her sister, Mrs. C. C. Wright. Mrs. Mulhair has been visiting here for the past week. Misses Feme and Doris Krantz and Jean French droveto Des Moines Thursday and visited until Saturday with Mildred Krantz and at the homes of Isabelle Danakin and Betty Jane Graham. Saturday they returned home accompanied by Mildred Krantz and three of her girl friends. LUVERNE NEWS Lewis Block left Wednesday evening to visit relatives at Bettendorf, Iowa, and Geneseo, III. The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid society will meet Wednesday, July G, with Mrs. S. F. Phillips. They also visited relatives at Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hoepner, Jr.. and son and John Ward came Friday to spend the holidays with the Wm. Hoepners, Sr. The younger Hoe;)- ners have lived in Bloomington. 111., since about Thanksgiving time. Jean M'osher returned Wednesday from a two weeks' visit with relatives at Central City. Her mother, Mrs. George Tiede, Mrs. Alex Evans, Mrs. Arthur Hof and Mrs. Chas. Wolfe drove to Fort Dodge to meet her. TWENTY YEARS AGO There had bwn great relief In sight for the pressing harvest labor situation as all the able bodied men of the county who were not actually engaged in farming, were to devote a few days In the harvest Held. A large number of men in all towns had been signifying the intention of helping by signing pledge cards. These men had been making considerable personal sacrifice to do this in many Instances. * * * Theo. Herbst had spent a few days at home. He had been granted a ten day furlough. Five days had been spent in traveling and his time in Algona had been necessarily short. Theo. had been sta' tioned at Camp Cody, at Deming, New Mexico. When asked how he had liked the coimtry he had said, "There's too much sand. Many times we have to march in sand knee deep, which isn't -very pleasant to say the least." * * * Rev. C. O. Lundell had informed us that at a recent meeting of the board the name of the Swedish Lutheran church of Algona had been changed to the name of the First Lutheran church. Services were to be held in English. The congregation as well as the pastor had been truly patriotic, and were to endeavor to comply with all requests of the government and were to help win the war. * • * A large crowd had beon present and with the Algona band leading the boys who had left for Camp Dodge, had been escorted to the depot. They had been the jolliest bunch of good fellows to leave, and had seemed anxious to get away for training and after the Huns. * * * Mr. and Mr*. Al Falkenhainrr,, Mrs. C. O. Simpson, Mr. and Mrs. Melzar Haggard, and Twylah Reilly had gone to Minneapolis and had attended the funeral of Margaret Conner. * * * Mrs. Frank Dlngley and daughters. Zada and Helen, had gone to Minneapolis, where they were to have been guests at the Harry Tre main home, while in that city. * « * , Helen Dickinson had entertained about 18 of her friends at a danc Ing party. * • • Kato Skinner hud broken oni* of the bones in her foot. She had been walking up town when her ankle had turned over. Thinking the intense pain had been caused by ligaments torn out of place n physician had not been summoned until the following day. * * • Mr«. D. A. LenVrt nnd huby daughter had been visiting Swea City relatives for n week. * • * Mrs. F. S. Norton had been spending the week end with her son, Milton, who was in training at Camp Dodge. Milton had expected to leave soon for France. * * * .Manager Rice of the Call Openi House had just finished redecorating that theatre and with new draperies and wall decorations the house might well have been called "The Theatre Beautiful." Mr. Rice was the liveliest man who had ever had charge of the Call and his efforts to give Algona people the advantages of high class city theatre service had been appreciated by those who had gumption enough to know good service when they had it. TEtf YEARS AOO Mr. and Mr*. J. L. Bnnar and County Engineer Smith and Eva Streit had left in the Bonnr car for Lake Keronis, west of Brainarrt, Minnesota, where they were to spend the week fishing. They ha;l secured a cabin and were to live high on fish caught by themselves * * • Mr. and Mrs. Tlieo. Chriirhil- les had expected to leave for a three weeks' vacation in the west, making the trip In their auto. They were to visit Denver, Colorado Springs and perhaps would go on to Salt Lake City by train from Denver. * * * Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Winkel had arrived home from Iowa City. where young Mr. Winkel hafl just been graduated from the law department of the State University. Mr. Winkel was to return to Iowa City and spend a couple of months representing a merchandise firm as agent. He intended to return to Algona in the fall and to enter the practice of law. ' * * * « .Airs. Eleanor Twogood hnd driven to Westfield, Iowa, near Sioux City to attend the wedding of her husband's sister, which was to have occurred there at the Twogood family home. Mrs. Twogood was to have returned here after a few days at Westfleld. * * • Wilbur and Jesse Roupe, son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chn.i Roupe, had spent a day in Algona visiting their parents and friends. Wilbur had been employed at Mason City in a drug store, while Jesse had been working at the offices of the Red Ball Transportation company in Mason City. Wilbur had been driving a new Chevrolet coupe. * * * .Alike Matcrn, a pioneer citizen and stock farmer of Wesley had died at his home. Ten weeks previous Mr. Matern had suffered a stroke, from which he had never recovered and had gradually grown weaker. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Tom Sherman hnd arrived home from the east. Th Shermans had attended the graduation of their youngest son, Richard, from Harvard College, and had seen him off for a trip to Europe. * * # Jake Frcoli was being urged to run as nn independent for county clerk by a number of his friends, who had felt thnt the high man in the primary should have been [riven the nomination. It hnd heon safe to sny thnt if there hnd been any insistent rail for Jake thnt ho might consent to become nn independent candidate. It was expected to he n lively election in the fnll from the president down. * * # Algnnn'* bolntrd summer hnd at last arrived nnd ninny line] been seeking relief from the heat wave which hnd held Algona in its grip for a week. * * * The department of agriculture hnd made a survey of the swine situation in Iowa nnd the middle western states. The report thnt hnd been made from this survey hnd shown a decrense of over 11 per ci-nt in the number of sows thnt farroweJ in the spring. This hnd mennt thit there had been over a million less pigs in Iowa than there had fceen the previous year. * * * Guy Mantor had arrived home from Rochester, Minn., where he had spent seven weeks in the Colonial hospital and had undergone an operation for gall bladder trouble. Miss Warner and Martin Ohm were married Sunday at one o'clock at the Lotts Creek Lutheran church. FENTON NEW& Mr. nnd Mrs. Mike Bosch attended n meeting nnd banquet nt tlio PoKnlb hybrid seed corn plant a!. Humboldt last week Tuesday evening. J. A. Schwartz and C. F. C. Lnngc drove to Des Molnes a week npii Sunday and brought homo Mrs. Lnagc who hnd been visiting Mrs. Hugo Stark for n week. Mrs. Stark ncompaniod them home for n return ' visit. The Rev. and Mrs. J. G. Waterman nnd Mr. and Mrs. J. A. (."». Smith drove to Graettinger lust week Monday evening to hear SU- nor Mario Capclli sing. Cnpelli it nn evangelist nnd Is conducting n series of meetings nt the Gtnot- tinger church this week. Rev. H. D. Stnhmer was ill with flu nnd unable to prench his faro- well sermon at the Fairville Lutheran church Sunday. The family will remain here another week in order for the Rev. to preach his farewell sermon which will be on Sunday, July 10. Rev. Stahmer and family will move to Hlnton, Iowa, near Sioux City, where he will have a charge. HELPFUL HANNAH'S Household Hints Use an electric fan to banish odor from a room, or to help newlv pnintod wood work to dry more rapidly. We've become famous for our baking. You will understand why once you'vo tried them. Wilson Bakery Phone 43 iWYWWWVW-A ATTENTION FARMERS! Knock-out BINDER Twine Manila Twine or Sisal Place Your Orders Now Coast-to-Coast Store It's A iurious Thing WHY DO WE HAVK I'MBRELLAS? The custom comes frcm the Far East where the royalty was closely guarded with them. The umbrella was the emblem of authority. They were thought to he fit to he carried only by women in Shakespeare's time. See for yourself how modern our methods are —wa invite you to send your clothing here. Frw Moth Proofing Modern Dry Cleaners Phone 537 We Deliver To Win that FREE 18 Day Trip Trade in Algona AND BE SURE TO I IN SUMMER IT'S MADE FOR LONG MILEAGE You can stop worrying about getting the "Right Gasoline" because Phillips 66 is always blended to match the weather. Long mileage, EXTRA ENERGY, Poly Ga.s for summer driving is now on sale at all Phillips Stations. HARMS OIL COMPANY Independent Distributors, Algona, Iowa F. B. Haldeman, Bulk Station Agent Phones 41 or 297 Get Your Coupons An 18-Day Vacation Trip and also a separate $50 Cash Prize will be given—one to the highest ranking contestant, the other to the high ranking contestant in the second division (city or country). FIRMS THAT GIVE VOTES Richardoon Furniture Co. (iuiiibl'* Store Pine Room Klunbie Motor Company It. & II. Oil Station Kiibiiith Implement Co. Gco. Elbert (iurage, Howard Hardware Graham's Store Kohlhuaa Si Splile* Cummin e** Jui net* Drug Styre BrowncU's Council Oak O'oafct to Coatit Store Dau Garage NeUon and Li-using Krewiibky's Marigold Beauty Shop Morrison Beauty Shop Brown Studio C'ora Milli-r B*-auty Parlor Ben Franklin Store Footer Furniture i A Hanson Bakery \ViUon Bakery iluwcott & OgK The Hub t lothiers KlaJiip'* Service Station Johnsons U-X Station Pratt Electric Co. Gene Wray t'onoco Station Harris ( oiioco Station Solbcig Service Station (. oopcr's Sinclair Station Kexi't. Service Station Steele'tt Cliuinplln Station Deep Rock Station Algoim Insurance Agency Call and Iowa Theatre* Kent .Motor Company Dutch's Service Station C. S. Johnson Mo<- & Sjogren Cut Rate Grocery I)r. .Seanliiii j Modern Dry Cleaners ". ' Bjuotroiu's General Hospital McC'ormifk-DeerinB Store Sorenken'tt Grocery Norton Lumber Company Smoke Shop Hollzbauer & Hull I.ushy Drug Store Anderson's Jack -Sprat Hood's IGA liort hurdt's . l.onn's Food Shop /endi-r's Algonquin ( lopton the Tailor SporUmen's Tavern Laing; \ Muckcy Kossutii .Motor Company Elk (leaner* Kiw-sly Lumber Company Barry's A. A: P. Store Dr. Sawyer A. W. Ammisua Htncy Implement t'o. ( uu.il! Bldg. Supplj Co. Algotiii 1-j.uudry & Dry Clf.uiers liillek Store

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