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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 9, 1938
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The Algona Upper Pea Moinfts, Algona, Iowa, Aug. 9,1938 FBCTONWALTHER HAGUE SHOWS UFE OF LUTHER Fenton: The St. John's Walther League met on Thursday evening, August 4, In the church basement and the topic "Marriage" was studied and discussed. During the business meeting the resignation of Evelyn Klatt was accepted. Plans were^made to attend the rally at darner on August 14. Lorena Dreyer, Alvlna Dreyer and Valerian JenU were appointed on til* refreshment committee for Sunday evening, August 7, at the church when a classic motion picture, "Martin Luther, His Life and Time", was shown at the church fbla picture was filmed in its native setting in Germany, by one of th? outstanding producers of non-theatrical pictures. Ranking Lutheran scholars of history carefully edited this film. In one hour and forty- five minutes of showing it presented to Its audience an excellent understanding of the Reformation period. Vedolla Klatt was hostess. IK. E. Burwash received a telegram informing him of the death of his brother, T. C. Burwash, 48, at Rossville, HI. Mr. Burwash left on Thursday to attend the funeral, Which was held Saturday morning. T. C. Burwash Is suvlved by his wife and a son, and a number of brothers and sisters. Ruth Glaus left Monday morning In company with friends for Lw Angeles, California, to visit her brother-in-law and slater, Mr. and Mrs. Donovan Brown and family make their home there, and another sister, Alice Glaus who is spending the summer with the Browns. Mrs. Brown, Ruth and Alice arc daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Glaus, Fenton. Mr. and Mrs. John Berkness and son of Sioux Falls, S. D., came on Thursday to visit Mrs. Berkness' brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Baago. Miss Lillian Higley of Algona spent Thursday with her sister, Mrs. Mike Besch In Fentdn. Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Humphrey and Mrs. H. C. Lindsey visited at the G. M. Miller home at Rlngsted Friday evening. A CHAIN PICNIC-MAY BE THE LADIES ^ AT LUVERNE HAVE STARTED FAD Gerled StAr Route Now in Operation Gerled: The new star route which began operations last Monday, gives Gerled patrons mail six times a day and makes four star routes for this office. Frank Kelly is now driving a new Dodgn car. Threshing has been a hit and miss affair in this locality because of so much rain. Mrs. Albert Frlets of Elmers was a vitltor in the D. O. Frlets and L. I Finn homes Monday. Mrs. D. M. Bates accompanied b;' her three sons, drove up from Des Monies Satu'cay to <tijit her sister Mrs. L. I. Finn. Mis. D. O. Friets ha* recovered fri m an appendicitis operation per- fo'med at the Dolmage hospital in Buffalo Center on July 26 The lit'.le son was cared for m the home o' Mrs. Wm. Peterson. M-ss Evelyn Mayne, who Is attending a business college in Mason City, spent Saturday at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Frank Kelly., She was accompanied by a party of Mason City friends, also Miss Edith Logan of Ledyard. LuVerne: Mrs. Win. Ramus was hostess to the Presbyterian Ladles Aid at her home Wednesday afternoon. The vice president, Mrs. Harry Von Draska, presided at the business meeting and a paper on Dorcas, prepared by Mrs. Arthur Dimler was read during the devotional pt-r*od. The next meeting will be August 17 with Mrs. Aruthur Riley. - A n«w kind of a p^nii. a mystery picnic, was held at the Park on Thursday evening. Some woman, invited a friend, she Invited a third, etc., until 12 had been invited. All came not knowing who else was to be there or what they were going to have to eat as each one was told to take two sandwiches and a covered dish. It proved very entertaining. Mrs. Walter Tiede, Detroit, was an out of town guest Rev. Nelsons Home The Rev. and Mrs. Harvey Nelson returned last week Monday from a vacation at Trlboji Beacn and at Klemme. At Okobojl they attended the Bible conference, Ardella and Erdlne Nelson, nieces of Mr. Nelson returned with them and spent the week here. Thelma Sankey, Galbralth, spent part of the week with Marjorie Rlley. Wm. uller, Armstrong, came last week to see his sister, Mrs. Harry Von Draska. Dr. ana Mrs. R. L. Corbin were at Okobojl Thursday where they met the Bekmans from Alden. Mrs. S. E. Smith, James and Mary Ann, Minneapolis, spent last week with her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. H. a Allen. Mrs. A. J. Eason went to Orange City, Wednesday to visit her mother who has been 111. Dr. Eason and daughter went for her Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Phillips, Mrs. Wm. Blginga and Mary Alice transacted business in Plpestone, Minn., and visited relatives at Ward, S. D., Wednesday. Janette Mason was able to be brought home from Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, a week ago Monday evening. Mrs. J. A. Zwiefel came from Corwith and has been staying with her. The Ed Manteys, Houston, Texas, were guests at the parental Fred Tiede home. Mrs. Mantey was formerly Grace Tiede. Mr. Mantey teaches in a Lutheran Christian day school in Houston. Mesdames Fred Steussy, Wm. Ellis and Carrie Coleman will be the hostessesVTliursday afternoon to the members of the. LuVerne Cemetery Association. The meeting will be held at the Community hall. ... and Yffl/ can get It with STANDARD RED CROWN THE LONG MILEAGE GASOLINE £2ra6SPlCUl SUMMER 6ASOUNE/U~*, STANDARD OH DEALER BABY BOY BORN TO ST. JOE PAIR St. Joe: Mr. and Mrs. Math Becker are the parents of a baby boy born August 4th at the Kossuth hospital. The Infant was baptized Robert Nicholas Sunday afternoon. Sponsors were Mrs. Anton Becker and Nicholas Bormann. Mrs. John Reding from Chicago is visiting with relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Mori of Fort Dodge spent Sunday with relatives here. Rita Thul spent from Tuesday until Friday at the James Becker home near Livermore. Adeline and Marjorie I'ramer spent Friday at the Mike Klsch homo near Livermore. Mrs. George Becker returned to her home Thursday from the Iowa City hospital where she had been a patient. .Tclin Berte, accompanied by the Berle Sisters and Brother M<Uh Bcrte spent Tvesday at Charokce with Charles B'rte. !"!ev. Fat'.-or 'heobali' L- enjoyir.j: a visit from hi"! father, Anton Theobald from Dubiique and his sifter, Sister M. Alvlnn of Sioux City. Viola and Eleanor Klein and Madeline Bueb. who have been at Whenton. 111., since last winter, nre visiting with relatives and friends here. William Link nnd Ed Blazcn and Monicn nnd Mn-tha Fournirc left Saturday fftr Minnesota, where Mr. Link has a fnrm and the FouraRe girls visited with relatives at Sleepy Eye, Minn. Airs. Mlku Marso and Clarence nnd Rita left Saturday for Minot. N. D., to visit with Peter and John Klein, brothers of Mrs. Marso. Clarence Is planning on working for the Klein brothers. Rev. Nicholas J. Becker of Km- metsburg. accompanied by his father, George Becker an.I Anton Becker, drove to lowj City Monday to visit Mrs. George Becker, who is a patient there. Methodist Church of Livermore Has Services Resumed Livermore: Church services were resumed at the Methodist church here Sunday after the pastor, the Rev. H. T. Nelson and his congregation had enjoyed a two weeks' vacation. The pastor had been attending a group meeting of young people at Okobojl, whclh Is an annuel affair. Olsons Entertain There has been a lot of entertaining going on at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Olson this summer. First, five nieces of Mrs. Olson have come from time to time to enjoy a week at the Olson home. They .were Barbara DeSmldt, Humboldt; Joan McMahon, Gilmore City; Evelyn and Janice Hoag, Waterloo, and Phyllis Weaver, Des Moines. Last Sunday was chosen for a family get-together of other relatives of Mrs. Olson at her home here, when relatives came from Des Moines. Lake Mills, Gilmore Citv, Waterloo and Bode. The group enjoyed dinner and supper, and more than 40 were present. Andersons Return Mr. and Mrs. Sven Anderson and family have returned and Mr. Anderson has resumed his duties at the Anderson Bros, garage here, after spending a vacation in the Blnck Hills. Their daughter, who is employed at Des Moines. came iml joined them on the trip. Bessie Arn «f Chkgfo arrived Friday evening for a visit of several days with her sister, Virginia Arn Mr*. R. M. Walte«e took her niece, Mrs. Pat Rasmusson and two children to their home in Pomeroy, Thursday, after a visit of several days at the Wallace home. Mr. and Mn». Clarence Stewart and daughter, Joan, drove to Mason City, Saturday, And spent the week end visiting Mrs. Stewart's brother and wife. Mr. and Mrs. Leone Beamish. Mr. anil Mrs. H. R. Horn and Dr. and Mrs. R. Bennett of Reck, Isle r.d, 111., were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Plunders, tnis week end. H. R. Horn.Is a brother of Mrs. Saunders. Mrs. I.. H. Crawford and son, Dean and June Miller of Minneapolis visited relatives in Algona and vicinity from Monday until Sunday. Mrs. Crawford is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miller. Marine Larson substituted as the stenographer and bookkeeper In the offices of Lathrop & Wpaver last week taking the pUce of Helen Corey, who was taking a vacation. Mm. R. M. Wallace and her sister. Miss Marie Grover, of Burt, attended a luncheon and flower enow at the home of Mrs. Lou Kut schara at her home in Clear Lake, Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Littler of Chicago arrived Thursday and remained for a visit over the week end with Mrs. Marguerite Keneflck and other Algona friends. Mrs. Littler will be remembered as Hazel Staley. > Margaret Vlgars arrived Monday from Chicago, where she is attend- ing the Chicago University, taking a course in social ethics. She will spend a two months' vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. VIgars. H. B. Whit*, ft. 9. Harrlntrton, end James Murtagh represented the Algona Junior Chamber of Commerce at a golf tournament, and meetings held by the Marshalltown Junior Chamber of Commerce at Marshalkown last week end. W. G. McCnllough and children, Maurlne and Robert, drove to Newton, Saturday, to attend the funeral service of Mrs, McCullough's mother, Mrs, Belle Geddes, who died on Thursday. Mrs. McCullough had been In Newton several days before her mother's death. Mrs. W. A. Barry and son, BUI* Bob Selzer and Jack Strelt drove to Mason City Friday. Mrs. Barry and Bill were guests at the home of the former's daughter, Mrs. Roy Berrie, Bob visited his sister, Catherine, and Jack was a guest of his aunt, Mrs. Maurice Cullen. Jimmy Holt may have learned to like cottage cheese at Camp Foster, but another remarkable fact was learned this week, that during the same encampment.JHoward, 13 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Genrlch, swam across Lake Ookobojl and back without stopping. Mr. and Mrs. Lee O. Wolfe were Algona visitors last Friday and called on a number of their old friends, who are always glad to see them. Mr. Wolfe has shown great Improvement from his recent prolonged illness and shows some evidence of wanting to get back into the newspaper harness again. Former Armstrong Man Dies of Burns Armstrong: Word was received here Wednesday evening, July 27, of the death of C. A. Nlcosoii at the University hospital, Iowa City, where he was taken several weeks ago for treatment. His son and win, Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Nlcoson and daughter. Jerry lionise, and his daughter, Mrs. William Beck, laft late Wednesday evening .for Truro, Iowa, where the body was taken for funeral arrangements. Mr. Nicoson was critically burned on July 19th, 1937, while heat- Ing oil to apply to floors and woodwork in the school building at Rolfe, Iowa, where he was janitor. Mr. Nlcofton was formerly the custodian in the Armstrong school before going to Rolfe. mxttftt^^ H.W.POST Dray and Tr&nafar Storage of aU kinds Long distance tumllnf . *t*ry load toured agataat lots or damag*. Equipped to do tH kinds of draylng and haultog. Grant 4-H Meets Swea-Eagle: Mrs. George Harner was a guest of the Grant Go-Getter girls 4-H club last week Friday at the home of Elsie Beck. Mrs. Harner demonstrated to the girls, "Flow ers and Containers." [ WHO GROWS NORTH IOWA'S TALLEST CORN? 21 feet.' 18 feet i 15 feet 12 feet'? ANNOUNCING OUR lf»:;8 TALL COKN CONTEST, TO BE HELD Thursday, August 18th (In Conjunction with Watermelon Day) AT OUR STORE ' Judging Starts at 4 p. m. • Entries may be made any time Wednes•lay, Aus. 17th, or Thursday, AUK-18th, until :> jt. m., at our store. Entries will be on exhibit on east side of our building. 5 GRAND PRIZES •The mutest is open to all, regardless of location or distance. We cordially invite voiir entrv. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Smith have been enjoying n visit from their daughter nnd children, Mrs. John Cameron of Storm Lake, better known in this vicinity as Ruth Smith. The mnny friends of Selmer Holmes nre glad to see him able to be on the streets again. Mr. Holmes suffered n stroke several months ngo that confined him to his home for a long time. He says he is soon going to be driving his own car again. Mrs. Martha Mackintosh who does practical nursing, is at the home of Miss Alice Dumphy. Miss Dumphy suffered a relapse following a stroke which she suffered a few months ago. She had recovered sufficiently to be up town, but her strength seemed to not withstand, and she is again confined to her home. , Dennis Zigrang of Los Angeles. California, is here visiting in the home of his son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Zigrang. He was accom- panjed here from Des Moines by another son, J. H. Zigrang. Other guests in the Zigrang home who concluded their stay and returned to their home in Sioux City the latter part of the week were Mr. and Mrs. Romeo Choquette. and Mrs. Edward Duhaime. Mrs. Dennis Zigrang H a sister of Thomas Sherman, Algona. No Woe When You Use EIV-AIl-CO AND EX-AR-CO I»EMV MOTOR OILS EN-AR-CO OILS AND GREASES for every type of farm lubrication. En-ar-co makes things run smoother on the farm. WHITE ROSE GASOLINE NO F\TH\ CO«T WHITE ROSE SERVICE O. T. Solbei-R, Distributor Plu .no 122 «a- 88-W Alpoiia, Iowa A Hard Sentence The doctors gave me a life sentence of "no more work." I would much prefer ten years at hard labor. I am happy when I work. Laying idle I might get into bad company. Anyway, I am out on parole and back at the store marking down prices for our August Clearing Sale. I find several things that need selling and some goods that need a good hard push. Fall shoes and clothing are arriving and the odds and ends of summer .goods must be sold. I would rather give them away than to carry them over. So here goes for a clean-up. We have an over-supply of anklets. They are nigh grade worth IBc to 20c a pair. For quick sale (hey go at 8 pairs for 19c, A lot of ladles' multi-colors strap sandals, the one' we sold all summer at 98c. In this final clean-up, all sizes at 49c. Big girls' three piece tennis suits, skirt, pants and smock at 67c. Girls' play suits, sizes 8 to 20, worth $1.00 reduced to SBc. Big girls' Farmerettes, beautiful colors, regular 98c kind, how 4Bc. Ladies' pure silk knee high hose, our 39c kind ZSc, two pairs 45o. Men's White Oxfords, given away at $1.29, only cost you a few cents to have them dyed black. They make good school shoes. We sold over 100 i^aira Saturday, they are cheaper than* fixing old ones. Boys' short sleeve cnambray shirts, were 25c, now two for 25c. | The above are a few of the many bargains going Into this sale. We are saying good-bye to all summer goods. I am gathering up a lot of bargains for you. I cannot stay home, the wife and boys are too attentive.. I do not like to be fussed over. When there Is any petting to be done, I will attend to that evenings with some nlc» young lady. Jimmie Neville The HUB Clothiers The Clothiii" Cm-nor uf North Iowa INSECTS PLAGUE 1RVINGTON AREA Irvington: Due to the excessive amount of moisture this season, bugs, insects, and moths may be found in a great abundance. Many of the black walnut trees are now void of leaves having been eaten by a grey caterpillar moth. The corn leaf aphid has also made its appearance and may be found on the unfolding tassels and the leaves near them. Although the latter will do no particular harm an occasional stalk may be damaged. Dick Godfrey, Rich Points, Break* Arm Rich Point: Dick Godfrey, who is spending his summer vacation here, is suffering with a broken arm received while doing farm chores. Evelyn Capesius is spending this week at Clear Lake with fri< ndi. Evelyn Bla'jk and Eleanor Jenkins spent last week end fit Cedar Falls where they were giiests of Ruth Black, student at the Iowa Stale Teachers' College. Mr. and Mrs. Will Curtis, Blairsburg. Iowa, were guests last week at the J. A. Johnson home Mr. Curtis is a brother of Mrs. Johnson, and a former Algona resident. John Weber went last Thursday to Iowa City for medical treatment. Lois and Laura Jean Barr are staying with their aunt, Mrs. Weber, while Mr. Weber is in Iowa Citv. First Train Ride Irvington: Miss Camilla Frank! returned to her home Saturday evening by train from Bancroft, where she had been visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Pat Mulligan. This waa Camillas first train ride and the event provided quite a thrill for her. > UiO ft Executors' Sale of REAL ESTATE The undersigned Executors will sell at public auction to the highest bidder: '?;..' The Southeast Quarter (SEJ) of Section 25; The North Half (N£) of the Northeast Quarter (NE.}) of Section 36; The East Half (Ei) of the Northwest Quarter (NWJ)' of Section 25; The West Half (W|) of the Southeast Quarter (SEJ) of Section 24; all in Township 95 North, Range 28, West of the 5th P. M., Kossuth county, Iowa, known as the Harig Estate land, on Friday, Aug. 19, 1938 AT 2:00 P. M. on the building site located on the West Half (W£) of the Southeast Quarter (SE£) of Section 24, Township 95 North, Range 28, being 4 miles South and £ mile west of Sexton, Iowa; 1 mile west, 1 mile south and £ mile west of St. Benedict, Iowa; 6J miles east and 3 miles south of Algona, Iowa. IMPROVEMENTS: Two complete sets of improvements; all good black soil, good wells and water; all located on good gravel road. TERMS: Ten per cent on day of sale and when contract is signed by successful bidder; balance in cash in 60 days and upon approval of Abstract and approval of Court. Free and clear of all liens and encumbrances except leases for 1938 to be assigned to purchaser. Land will be offered first in 40-acre tracts, and then in any combination less than the whole, and then offered as a whole. JOSEPH HARIG, PHILIP KOHLHAAS, Executors of the Jacob Harig Estate inanannnnn'n nnnn nnnnnnnnn

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