The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 12, 1938 · Page 9
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 12, 1938
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Services HeldforCorwith Man who Died on the 4th The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, July 12, 1938 Charley V. Oxley, Prominent Parmer, Burled Wednesday Corwith-Fairview: Funeral services for Charles V. Oxley, 60, fann- er who had lived south of Corwith were held on Wednesday afternoon' July 6, at the First Methodist church in Corwith, with the Rev. Karl W. G Kilter in charge. Chas. Vinton Oxley, son of Joseph and Anna Bedly Oxley, was born on January 6, 18JS, and died" July 4, 193& He came to Corwtih with his parents when he was a child, and had lived here ever since, except for seven years- spent at Randalia, la. Married Frnncrs Mitchell He wns married March 6 19'01 to Frances Mitchell at Corwith and to them four children were born Lester of Syracuse, New Torh, Har' old, Ralph and Anna Bell, ali of Corwith. Mr. Oxley was a successful farmer, was a member of the I. O O F and Rebekah lodges and was an active worker in the Farm Bureau organization. He possesed a very pleasant disposition, and even through his last months of life which were filled with much pain and suffering, the same pleasant disposition prevailed. Wife, Children Survive Besides his wife and four children, he leaves to mourn his death his mother, Mrs. Anna Oxley, two brothers. George and James, and a sister Mrs. D. B. Springer, all of Corwith. a sister, Mrs. Paul Curtis of Lakeland, Florida and numerous other relatives and friends. Pall bearers were Arthur Sheffle- mnn, Robert Hartvig, Jess Hollinger. Lloyd Sorague. Harley Munn and Clarence Thorson. Quartette Slnm A male quartette consisting of Emory Long, George Gnskill, Harry Caldwell and Terry Long sang threo selections, "Going Down the Valley", No Night There" and "Face to Face. They were accompanied by Mrs. Ronald Hanswlrth. Burial was made in the Corwith cemetery with the Boughton Funeral Service in charge. Son Born to John Bormans on Fourth m™ Joe: . lMr - a "d Mrs. John Borman are the parents of a boy born Monday, July 4th. The Hermanns have one other child, a boy. Math Kirsch purchased a twelve- root combine last week. Mr and Mrs. Ted Wagner and daughter, Carol and ',; • - Peter Becker spent last Smiuay' SUSIE—by Edith Swanson —' I WONOEI7 WHfiTN PEOPtE MEftN 3Y THAT WORD Ray Becker attended to the chorc* for the James Beckers near Liver- m uu e ' W , M]e they s P ent several d?ys with relatives at Claremont, Minn ast week. Mr and Mrs. Sylvester Wag-ner Thni Annnabel ' e Thul to""' Richard Thul to Des Moines Tuesday where he is a student at the American Institute of Business . Mrs. George Kruecher and tvin daughters from Currie. Minn hn " t the home r nnfl : ' r., and other relatives. St. Joe Girlg Spend Fourth in Minnesota St. Joe: Betty Klein and "^™rth r w. P th n M?M Klein's* ref at Watkins, Minn. (\ C-UESS I'LL as* \ MARY JOHES,,'SHE 56EMS TO ^ ^ Know Aur^osr \ EVERYTHING- /• / -WELL, WHAT DOES IT ME"" • "~ usivcly each weol; in Tlio Alfionn Upper DPS Mnines SEXTON NEWS MXB&y&MX^^ Mr. and Mrs. Les Marks and children, James. Donc.ld and Kenneth and Judith of Corwith were dinner guests last Sunday at th» Clayton Johnson hom-j. >!••. and Mrs. Herman Wise enter- tmncd at dinner Thursday in honor of Mrs. Wise's rrnndfath-r, who is visiting hero wit;-, relative His home is in Rock Island, II!. He is now with his daughter, Mrs. John Voss, LuVerne. Sitter Mary Bertilla and Sister Mary Del Rosa of Dubuque are visiting at the George Amah home this week. Sister Mary Bertille ume for the funeral of her father John Goeddertz, 92, who died in Dubuque, Sunday evening. • —•"^^^^^^^^^^«B^^^^l^^« • Come to Minneapolis • -DAY HOLIDAY Sunday and Monday July 17 and 18 See the Crowned Heads of Sweden . . . Crown Prince Gustaf Atlalf Crown Princess Louise Prince Bertil Andrews Hotel SEXTON PEOPLE DRIVE ON FRIDAY TO MINNEAPOLIS Sexton: Mrs. Chester Fitch, Mrs Perry Lowman and their sister. Agnes Nordstrom, Los Angeles, spent last Friday at Minneapolis with another sister. Agnes is spending a vacation with her parents in Algona. She is now a nurse in a Los Angeles hospital. Minnesota Visitors Mr. nnd Mrs. Anker Chrht.jffer- sen of Blooming Prairie, Minn, we guests last Tue.idav of their cousin, P. W. Hanss'i, south of town. VIMts Mother in Hospital Mrs. Clayton Johnson spent Wed- I'esdty with her mother, Mrs. Dexter of Burl, who is a. patient ot the Kossuth hospital. She was trim- nvng t. snowball bush when a shai o twig pierced her eye, tearing loosu the ligaments. She is receiving- treatment at the hospital this week. Sexton AM Visits Doan The Sexton Aid attended guest day at Doan Thursday. Following a program a dainty lunch of sandwiches, coffee and Ice cream rosettes was served. Wesley Legion Auxiliary holds Business Meeting KNOWS THAT , ONCt .' ,-iv ELECTRIC FENCER Two Delegates to State Convention Named on Thursday WilJ Register at Amen Lois Miller will lenvc this com ng week for Ames, wherj she wil •twister for the coming college term Then she will go to Stsim Lake for n visit with her sister, Mrs. Philip Thornton and famiiv. irs. A. L. Greenfield pnent Thurs- lay with her sister, Mrs A. D Richards, Algona. Little Garry Gren and Edith : renfleld are now on the sick list vith the summer flu. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thompson nnd hildren spent Sunday at Garner with Dale's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fra.wr and their children spent the 4th and Tuesday with relatives at Elkton, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Greenfield and Edith spent the 4th with Mrs. Greenfield's sister, Mrs. A. D. Richards. Mr. and Mrs. Emery Jons, Gor don, Neb.; spent a few days last week with Mrs. Jons' aunt, Mr'. RIM Fitch. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hammond nnd children spent the evening of the 4th with Mr. Hammond's grandmother. Mrs. Sarah Wjse. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven and .sons. Evert and Wilbur, were Sunday dinner guests at the Harry Merriam home near Corwith. Supper guests at the Jake Rcad- in/4or home Thursday evening were Dennis Goeders. Will Goeders and Sister Mary Bertille, Dubuqu«e. Mr. and Mr;;. Ranney Put? and children. Burt, spent Tuesday evening at the Clayton Johnson homo. Mrs. Putz is a sister of Mrs. J-Jui>on. Bertha nnd Anna Sloter, Buffalo Center, v/ent home Sunday evening ifter a week's visit with Mr. nnd Mrs. Irvin Benson. Mr. and Mrs. Sinter, parents of Bertha nnd Anna and Mr. and Mrs. Beckenwitch, Buffalo Center, were Sunday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Benson Wesley: The American Legion Auxiliary met in its rooms Thursday night. July 7. with ten members present. Mrs. Selma Alne was host€KS. The new officers were installed. Mrs. Edna Flom is the newly elected president; Viola Studer vioe president; Mary Forburger, secretary, Josephine Meurer, treasurer- Myrtle Lease, historian; Helen Johnson, chaplain, and Clara Hauptman, sergeant at arms. Past president, Mrs. Martha Welter Installed the officers. Delegates to :he state convention to be held at Waterloo, Aug. 16, 17 and 18, were elected, they being the president and ;cretary, Edna Flom and Mary For- nirger; the alternates are vice pres- dent and treasurer, Viola Studer and Josephine Meurer. Mrs. Flom appointed the follow- ng chairmen for the ensuing year- Membership—Josephine Meurer; hild Welfare, Helen Johnson; Am encanism and National Defense Myrtle Kouba; Emblems, Trophies and Awards, Martha Welter; Poppy Myrtle Lease; Rehabilitation Clara Aldrich; Publicity and Radio Violn Studer; Community Service, Maria Bleich. The next meeting will be hc!d on the first Monday evening in August which will be August 1st 1<i. group voted to hold one busines meeting a month that to be on the first Monday of each month, also to hold the carpet rag parties when those date will be set later on. Fried Diekmnn home were the C A. Packnrds of Renwiok nnd t!i,- Donald Lnmbies of Fremont. Nt'n Mrs. Lambie wns formerly Cnndace Packard, a former teacher her<\ Charles Km us and two sons Donnld and Charles. Jr., left Wednesday morning for Leech Lake Minn to spend several days ashing. Th«v will visit Mr. Kraus' brother nn'l wife of Manly (here. also friend' from Cedar Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. Hiohnrd Hnmmoml came last week and visited several i days at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ignatius Eisenbncher' She was formerly Rosinn Eisenbnch- er. They went to Glenwood Minn to visit his father several days. Mrs. Leon Smith, formerly Esther Kleinpeter, and her four children returned to their home in Fort Dodge Sunday after enjoying n two WCCKS' vncation visiting relatives here and at Britt. Her sister nnd husbnnd, Mr. arid Mrs. Don Melenev took them back. Mary Ellen Bottom attended -i sorority get-together at the Methodist camp. Clear Lake, last week Dennis Vitzthum, John Bottom nnd Henry Arndorfer plnyed with he Junior League All-Stars nt the f-ourth of July celebration at Algona, losing to Bancroft 11 to r, SPANGLER REUNION AT WEST BEND Wesley Families Join in Annual Custom of Getting Together Wesley: The Spnneier reunion picnic was held nt West Bend Sunday. July 3. Those attending wore Thco. Potthoffs. Mr. and Mrs Alvin Potthoffs. of Halbiir. Iowa: Mrs. Anna Simper nnd family Young and family, Mr. and Mrs John Spangler and family nil of Garner; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Spai">- ler nnd Mr. and Mrs. Will Spangle- and family of Britt; Mr. nnd Mrs. Lon Gouge and family of Wesl\v Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kfrkhoff, Mr' and Mrs. George Weildt and family and Joe Spangler, Jr., of Morgan, Minn. nesdny f >r.i .1 I; nesotn. Miss Flnrenro Blokfeld nf Wn'-r- loo spent the week end nt 1r><- h. of her sister nnd husband Mr -inl Mrs. T. L. Johnson. Miss Ardelln Hnlverson of F.iii- mont assisted her mother. Mrs. Carl Halvorson at the Lutheran Ladies' Aid meeting Wednesday nftern -1,11. Mr. nnd Mrs. Anton Guordot spe:ii the Fourth of July with their two (l.nightors, Mary and Nellie, nt M.TI- kato, Minn. The two girls are attending business college. Mrs. Tim Sullivan nnd two ?,->ns of Port Arthur, Canada, and Mrs. Josephine Godden of Algona visited Wednesday afternoon nt the home of the women's brother. Anton Gucr- det. Mr.=. Everett Jensen nnd --mail sea. Lcroy Edward, have been visiting at the paternal grandparents iiome in Swea City for the pas', few days while their home on the Lloyd Helgnson farm is being remodeled. Ji^/f 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 The Comforts of Home They're sadly lacking when heating troubles are present. Have you had difficulty in heating your home? The remedy is simple, just consult Laing & Muckey. Let us replace youv out-dated plant during the summer with an efficient modern one . . . then you can relax and plan to enjoy the long stay-at-home winter evenings. Depend On Us For Heating Equipment! FURNACES - STOKERS - AUTOMATIC HEATERS & MI< KI; Y ALGONA'S FOREMOST HEATING CO. Phone 464 N. Dodge St. Makes Trip In Plane John A. Hauptman piloted his plane from Chicago to Wesley Saturday in two hours and thirty-five minutes. Carl Fox, manager of the Surf Ballroom, at Clear Lake his wife and daughter, accompanied him. The four flew to Chicago and south of there Friday where Fox transacted business. Johnny reported that he witnessed the heaviest rain he had ever seen at Chicago that morning and from Du- ouque many fields were under water The J. C. Skow family attended n reunion at West Union, July 4th. The John O. Mullin family left Tuesday for n camp outing near Ei- dora. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence and child- re:] were at the Jacob Hi-uptlovi : or the Fourth. The Wesley Tigers wore dofeat- d by Garner July Ith at (Jarne:>y a score of 9 to 7. Mrs. L. A. Ternes underwent a major operation at an Algonji hospital Wednesday morning. Leil-i Wc.-ter and Jack DeBeri' of Anies spent the Fourth of July at the Emil Wester homo. R. C. Bauer and family spent the Fouith with his brother, C. F. Bauei and family at Mnnknto, Minn. The Carl Prnnzens entertained as house guests, his niece.-- }->„'!, and Edith Johnson of Minneapolis. ' Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lawler were week end visitors at the home of his sister. Mrs. John Hutchison and husband. Mrs. J. C. .Skow entertained the Alyonn and Bancroft "w. C. T V chapters at her homo Wedm-sd iv afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. .NVjl G'irry of D Moir.e-s wore Woe!-: end ::i;,.' r,f he:- parents. Mr !..h:> P.i.hvr. Ju-. and Mr.,. Binjamii: J.j.,eph 'f IJo.ji'.e .-pent .Siturd.iv IT,til M •:.iy evening with Mrs. Esther Skow ! md other relatives. i Armstrong Homes Visited by Many Week End Guests Armstrong: The Misses Josephine and Gertrude Blum and Betty Camden of Minneapolis and Miss Irene Irmiter of St. Paul, visited from Saturday until Tuesday at the respective Bridget Blum, E. S. Camden nnd H. M. Irmiter homes. Harold Mitchell spent the holidays with friends in Mason City nnd Dubuque. Robert Knutson of LuVcrne snent several days at the parental Reuben Knutson home. Leo Fitzgibbons of Algona spent a few days with his parents, Mr and Mrs. D. A. Fitzgibbons. Mr. and Mrs. Alva Burt and their daughter, Marilyn, visited Monday at the parental Oscar Johnson home. Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Irmiter of RiiiKsted, Miss Irene Irmiter of St. Paul. Mrs. John Laffcy an,! Gary Owen and Miss Donna Miller of Armstrong wore Sunday evening visitors, at the home of Mr and Mrs. II. M. Jrmiter. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hnverly had ni Sunday dinner guests Mr. ;»nd Mrs. Ray Daughn of Stilson. i Rita Studer came home July 4th night for a week's vncation nt the home of her pnrents, Mr. nnd Mrs ' Alf Studer. ' , Mrs. Tillle Loebig had ns Sunday ' guests, July 3rd, her sister-in-lnw, ' Mr, and Mrs. Sandhig and son Gco of Cedar Fnlls. A Fourth of July picnic wns held nt the Lawrence Wingert home by some eight or nine fnmilies of ref- ntives and neighbors. Mr. nnd Mrs. Bernard Gouge of Hammond. Indiana, were here to attend the funeral of his mother, Mrs. Ola Hamilton of Corwith. Inst week. Father Linus J. Eisenbncher visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ignatius Eisenbacher and family from Sunday until Wednesday last week He is now chaplain in the hospital at Fort Dodge. Mrs. Anna Kunz and three children, Gordon, Louise and Billy, came up from Des Moines Sunday r\. in. and visited relatives here till Monday noon. The Mntcrn relatives held a family reunion nt Algonn Monday. ABMSTEONG NEWil Joe Brinkman of Gary. Indiana spent the Fourth of July week end at the parental Henry ISrinkiiian home. Joe ('amdcn, Robert Fity.giblmn . and Merle Hanson returned \VY.1- 1938 HUMBOLDT COUNTY FAIR Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday August 29-30-31-Sept. 1 / Plan NOW to attoml Watcli for the proLTnin of i-vriiis. • B Aih/ioiujJi Mr;. ,,.,,, h;(by ,,;i .vhere they hid visited al til i'feifer parental h.mie. Lillian Johnson returned fro;.i I-cne Iloek \\\-.lii(.-.-.d<(y cveiiiii". vhere .-he had speni ^-veral da> - t the Tor.i Long home. The John Paulsons and the Ca:l 'ranzens attended the 25th wtddiii" inniveraary uf Mrs. Paul.-n's p,i, nu, hie Clarence Smiths, southeast of here. Sunday guests at the Robert Welter home were Delia and Edith Welter ot Alsona, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Elkins of Des Moines and the Kra-, Welters of Sheldon. Lurille Hildman came home Wednesday evening from Algona where .-•lie had been the past two weeks at the home of her si.-ter, Mr. :n ,,l Mrs. Herman Lyons. Mr. and Mrs. Lael Root are the proud parents of. a H'. pound baby girl born Thursday night at the Kossuth hospital at Alyorm. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kleinpeter, David and Diana, returned home Wednesday night from Burlinatc-i v.-here they h:,d gone on Monday t,, attend a furniture show. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hansen and Gordon Giddings drove to Des Monies Sunday and brought Mrs. Gordon Giddings home. The latter had been there several months for treat• ilelHS. A family picnic was held at th-.Ed Loebig home on July -1th. Those i.ltending wire Edmund and wife Gordon and the Alvin McMurrays of Algona and the Wilbur Lo^iji- family of Wesley. Mr. Mitchell and son. Jerry of Chicago, III., are guests at the Rev- Bottom home this week. Mr. Mitchell and Rev. Bottom were chun h friends in England and both sailed for America in 1910. Sunday evening visitors at the .s!.s at ti and \f • ' ' DYNAMITE WRECK TIRES IT 60 MILES PER HOUR SEE THE CAR STOP SMOOTHLY AND SAFELY! at ALGONA, I A. FRIDAY, JULY 15TH 5:30 p. m. Place-Highway 169 east of Fairgrounds See spikes tear-open two tires on a car traveling at dazzling speeds and then see the driver bring the car to a smooth, normal, controlled stop on tires that have been blown-out but are still inflated. Impossible? It was— before Goodyear invented the LIFEGUARD. Now you can do it— anybody con do it— safely— as we are going to show you. Today you insist upon the protection of four-wheel brakes— safety glass- all-steel body. After you see this amazing show you'll insist upon IJFE- . GUARDS to protect you from the danger of high speed tire failures. See motoring's FOURTH GREAT SAFETY ACHIEVEMENT— the GOODYEAR LIFEGUARD— the tire within a tire. Don't miss this FREE SHOW Dutch's Super-Service Specialized Lubrication, Washing, Crankcase Flushing, Motorola Car Radios, Goodyear Batteries, Standard Oil and Gas, Brake Service. p hone 33

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