The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 6, 1938 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 6, 1938
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The Algona Upper Pea Moines Algona, Iowa, Sept. 6,1938 FORME RESIDENT DIES FOLLOWING SWEACITYVlSrr Bwea City: Older people of Kos- •ttth will be sorry to learn of the death of A. T. Wherry on August 18, who died at Los Angeles from a heart attack. The news came as an especial shock to Swea Cftyans for ICr. Wherry was here on August S for the first time in many years and at that time had seemed In his usual health. At the time of his death his wife, the former Helen Wightman of Algona, and a daughter. Violet, were visiting In Wisconsin. However, they were to return to Los Angeles the next day. Mr. Wherry came to Swea City In 1898, as a young man of 23, when the town was but five years old. He was born In Kilbourne WIs., near the famous Dells. Having learned telegraphy, he was engaged by the old Burlington, Cedar Rapids * Northern railway to come to Swea City as station agent. In 1904. when the First National Bank was purchased by Gardner Cowles ana E. J. Murtagh, Mr. Wherry was engaged as cashier and held that position nearly ten years. He acted as councilman and mayor of Swea City, served on the school board and was affiliated with the Masonic lodge, the Odd Fellows and the Modern Woodmen. He acted «• manager of the Woodman opera bouse for several years. Verde Belle Bonnicker, Ringsted, Weds an Armstrong Young Man Armstrong: Miss Verde Belle Bon nicksen of Rlngsted and Ernest H. Wolders of Armstrong were united In marriage Saturday, Aug. 20th at 6 p. m. at St. John's Lutheran church In Rlngsted. The Rev. C. A. Stub performed the ceremony in the presence of the Immediate families of the couple. Miss Myrtle Madsen and Eldon Bonntcksen of Rlngsted were the attendants. A wedding dinner was served at the home of the brides parents following the ceremony. Verde Belle Bonnlcksen-Wolders Is the daughter of Mr. and Knud Bonnlcksen of Rlngsted and was graduated from the Rlngsted high school several years ago. Mr. Wold, ers Is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Wolders of Armstrong and he is employed by an electric company at Klemme, Iowa, where they will make their home. In 1913 the family moved to Minneapolis, where he continued in the banking business and later went to Los Angeles. Mr. Wherry was in the real estate business during recent years. He was preceded In death by a daughter, Miriam. The widow and three children, Violet, Virginia, and Arthur, Jr., survive. Wesleyam at SWPH City Aline and Harold Martlnek of Wesley visited at the Walter Smith fiome last Tuesday evening: Miss Martinek who now teaches music and art In Washington school at Waterloo, formerly taught with Esther Smith at Corwith. Former Teacher Visits A former home economics teacher In the local schools, Helen Preston Batrd, was In town last Wednesday looking up former acquaintances. Mrs. Baird's husband Is employed by the Bell Telephone Com- IjrfjrLeary's Cq# Bsirnt Up All of - -• I «. Or •» Ib* •tery got*. Ami jrct that dettraetlT* fire Maid fear* be*B pr>T*ated—bad — pal eat at to* f tart I Wha* would • fir* do t« jnr home Md tarnr BCNNINO WATEB OMJT prmnt • tittle fira" from tweomlnc • "big flr«- •Bd dtrtrorlnjr roar borne I A MTBKS WAflCR SYSTEM. . Faactt, BOM •* MM bora and IIOHO. »m cubic /«• t* grt • (trout or inter qCIOK—«l tbo right fluff— OB thM "1IMU fir." la tbo vital tint > atlaateo before II oaf time to lara Into M •aeoatraltabl* bl»»e. Then** Bo time, offer • fir* tUrti. to ran to tbo paaip wltb • backet. Only wat*» ander pmiare. from an adequate ooarce of tapplr, ran eare roar plan tbea. Juit think that oral BITERS WATER SYSTEM No. 1909-AT has sufficient capacity (340 Gal. per Hour) to supply a GEM Nozzle at 85 Lb. Pressure for Fire Protection, Lawn Sprinkling, Washing Cars, etc. RUNNING WATERT pany at Humboldt. She was accompanied here by Mrs. Siem of Rolfe. nee Mamie Pederson, former second grade teacher here. Jacob Zwicfel and son, Raymond of Fenton, were business callers here last Tuesday. The Arthur Pehrsons and Ray Smith were among the Swea Cityans who attended the state fair last week. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hill of Minneapolis are here visiting their son, Jude. A married daughter came with them. WATER SYSTEM THOUSANDS of form and Mburban famllta em I toll yea thai running water cotti them IOM with a MYERS Water System than they «vw docmcd po*. del*. Th« efficiency of tiiMO) well made water tyt- totm b so high, their durability to ramarfcobl*, that pow«r eotto or* minimized and •xpmtts for repairs «A»gjdto almott nothing, l-or tnm economy, Install a MYERS. Mad* In rtyUt and ili*t to Milt all Mwfc/ .or operation by hand, windmill. aato- ttn. Mf In* or •laxMcity. D*q» and *hallow Read this ad u though TOUR I DEALER'S NAME appeared in I " ' lace. In most ease* YOUR I ___ DEALER IS OUR DEALER. Write us for catalog of Myers Water Systems. I LET YOUR OWN HOME DEALER TELL YOU HOW —to ttte the F.HJl. Tim* rarmrnt flan to finance the romplrte equipment ol a water intern, the Installation of a plumbln, „, faeallni ijilrm «u burner, ttokcr, etc* ahton """" "" m— . „,.,„,.,.,. ., — • •»•"••• KOIILEH PLUMBING FIXTIKES WEIL-MeUUN BOILEK8 * BAD1ATOKS WATKE OH JU J. MtELLEB WARM A1B FCKNACES iiEIU. MYEBI rUMFM * WATEB SYSTEMS _ — — Call at Our Showroom to Make Your Selections Mr. and Mrs.thas. Chambers, Jr., of Grant township, report the birth of an eight pound son, Roger Lee, on August 24. The second division of the Bethlehem Lutheran Ladles Aid society will hold a guest day this Thursday Sept. 8. Mrs. E. S. Bergeson Is the program leader. Mr. and Mrs. Art Collins went t Terrll last Thursday to attend th funecal of Mrs. Collins' cousin, wht, was electrocuted while repairing a power line there. L. A. Anderson has been entertaining his grandson, Albert of Seat, tie. Albert, who lived here during the war years, is now a city park employee In Seattle. Donald Bllsborough returned last Tuesday from his summer's work at Storm Lake, where he was employed in his uncle's grocery store. Donald will be a senior in the local high school. Immanuel Luther League is sponsoring a special missionary program on Thursday evening, Sept. 8th at eight p. m. Miss Tack a missionary from China, will speak. Everyone is welcome. C. W. Pearson, former Swea City- an, now living in Algona, was in town last Tuesday, greeting old friends. He was accompanied by his little granddaughter, Phyllis Vaux of Ashton. HI. Miss Mathilda Kressin of Lone Rock visited her sister, Mrs. Monford Peterson here last Wednesday. Miss Kressin began her fourth year as teacher of first grade at Lake Mills this week Monday. Mllda. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Schueler, waa mappied at Winterset on Aug. 23, to Clarence F. Mogensen of Janesville, Minn. The couple will live at New Richland Minn. They were entertained with a reception at the bride's home on their return here. Mrs. W. H. Heersema, formerly Winnie Seylar, came last week from Chicago to visit her parents, the J. O. Seylara. Mra. Heersema waa graduated from the local high schoo then took up nurse's training and followed that profession for several years before her marriage. Mrs. Earl Momyer of Des Moines visited her mother, Mrs. Anna Pear son last week. Mr. Momyer a former Algona boy is a construction superintendent for the J. S. Mclaughlin Co., and supervised tho laying of the 34-mile paving job between Swea City nnd the Dickin WOMAN MARRIES Ottosen: Miss Reva Cooper, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Cooper of Humboldt, formerly of Ottosen and Ernest Enockson son of Mr and Mrs. Peter Enockson of Ottosen. were united In marriage at the Congregational parsonage at Humboldt Tuesday evening, August 30. The bride wore a teal blue gown with wine accessories and she was attended by Miss Frances Enockson, s'/ter of the groom, who also wore teal blue. The groom was attended by Russell Cooper, brother of the bride. The couple left on a short wedding trip. Both the bride and groom attended school at the Ottosen high school. FENTON LADIES AID ENTERTAINS Fenton: The M. E. Ladles' Aid society held their annual guest day at the church Wednesday afternoon, August 24. The following program was given: Two act play, "An American King Herald Meeting", portrayed by Thel Weisbrod, Mary Holldprf, Kenneth Volgt, Eldon Brown, Mary Georgia Newel, Mar Ian Wlddel, Betty Ann Meyers, Joan and Dickie Meyers and Phyllis and Janet McFall. A violin solo was given by Shirley Frank, accompanied at the piano by Phyllis Frank; plon duet by Phyllis and Janet McFall; solo by Virginia Frank accompanied at the piano by Phyllis Frank; plono duel by Lavonne Newel and Betty Jean Schwartz. Following the program a two course luncheon was served at small tables In the dining room. The table decorations were In autumn colors and the flowers were brown eyed susans and the favors were In the same color scheme. Guests were from Good Hope, SVhlttemore, Armstrong, Rlngsted, L,one Rock, Burt and Seneca. About 135 registered. Stella Eisenberger of Bun Marries College Classmate son county line in 1931. The Methodist Ladies' Aid will meet Wednesday for election of officers at two p. m. Mesdames Will Thompson, Cecil Griffith and B. W. Jeffries are hostesses. Mrs. Frank Sayera Is in charge of devotions anil Mrs. John Haglund of music. The Aid will be guests of the Armstrong Aid at that organization's guest day today. ATTEND THE Kossuth County Fair We cordially invite you to visit our booth while at the Kossuth Fair Sept. 5 to 9. Remember, we carry a full line of electrical appliances and feature the Westinghouse products. Pratt Electric Co. Phone 170 Algona, Iowa Fenton Threshers Hold Picnic at Lake Fenton: The Herman Dreyer hreshing crew and families held n party at Tuttle Lake Wednesday. A picnic dinner was held and in the afternoon those who cared to fish did so and the fish were fried for upper. Others spent the time vis- ting and playing games. Attend- ng were Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dreyer and daughters, Ruth and Alvina. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Willett and children, Carol and Catherine. Maynard Jentz. Mr. and Mrs. Don Weisbrod and family, Mrs. Elsie Dreyer and children, Raymond, Harold and Dorothy, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Shoemaker, Paul Nemltz, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Luedtke. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Luedtke and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Meyer, Eddie Tletz and »on, Ortwln. Burt: In a quiet ceremony at the home of her mother, Stella Isenberger was married Thursday evening al eight o'clock to Henry Anderson of Missouri Valley, the* Rev. Thobum Spelcher of the Methodist church performing the ceremony. The bride wore Copenhagen blue satin. The bride was one of the honor students of the class of 1937 and last year attended Morningslde college where she met her husband to be, who was also a student there. The young couple will live in Omaha after November L where Mr. Anderson has a position In a dairy. Bnrt Vacationers Return Mr. and Mrs. George Schroeder and daughter, Davyne, Viola Smith ind Hugh McDonald returned last Wednesday from a vacation at Townsend, WIs. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Freed of Grld- ey. HI., visited several days the ?rst of last week at the M. E. ?olhemus home. Mr. Freed nlso ooked after matters connected with its farm here. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Bukofskt and family left Saturday for their lome at Detroit, Mich., after spend- ng a week here with Mr. Bunkofske's father, G. Bunkofske and other relatives. Returns to Kansas City Mrs. Ida Kusler left a week ago Saturday for her home at Kansas City, Mo., after spending a couple of months here wltb her nieces, Mrs. Ben Bahling and Mrs. R. 8 John. Improve* Rome Claude SIgsbee is building a two room addition to the house on his farm south of Burt The Slgsbees will move on to their farm next spring. Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mra. W. H. Schwietert Lorena Schwietert, Mason City, and Myrtle of Des Moines, also spent the week end at home. The members of the Presbyterian choir were entertained last Tuesday evening by Ruth Hodgson. The affair was a farewell courtesy for members of the choir, who will soon leave ,for college. The Rev. and Mt». Doms were also guests. REDUCE your hosiery budgetl 13tlfPair FREE to Rollins Hosiery Club Members Kresensky's Hear your old friend, Ottosen Lutheran Aid Meets; Guests Of Seneca Group Ottosen: The Lutheran Ladies' Aid met Wednesday afternoon in the church parlors and enoyed a program given by the Rolfc Ladies Aid. An interesting talk on "Missions in India" was given by Miss Wangberg and several musical numbers were given. The hostesses were Mrs. Ed Edwards and Mrs. Roy Enockson. The Lutheran ladles were guests the Seneca Ladies Aid meeting Thursday afternoon. The Ottosen ladies put on part of the program. A delicious lunch was served by the Seneca ladies. Those from here who attended were Mrs. Henry Henrikson, Mrs. Sarah Storesund, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Olson, Mr. and Mrs. Erick Dahl. Mrs. Peter Holt. Mrs. Peter Movick, Martha Ellingson. Mrs. Cliff Landers, Mrs. Roy Jacob, son. Mrs. Harold Jacobson, Mrs. Ralph Richards. Mrs. Charles Hansen, Mrs. J. Vesterbee, Mrs. Roy Enockson, Mrs. Helen Rassmusen, Mrs. Henry Lovig. Mrs. Magnus Bratlund. Mrs. Rena Enockson, Mrs. Caroline Telford and Lola Watnem Mrs. Vere Ayers. Greenfield, vis ited at the Carl Bahling home last week. The Woman's Home Missionary society met Saturday afternoon at .he L. E. Roetman home. Mr. Maude Hanna and son, Chas. ipent Friday and Saturday at the W. T. Hanna home in Nora Springs. Ruth Meier. St Paul, is spending month's vacation at the home of ler parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry ifeler. Barbara Thompson returned home rom Iowa City last Tuesday where he had a check-up at the Unlvers- ty hospital. Dorothy Bahling. Lake Mills, vis- ted at the home of her father. Carl Bahling, last week. She will teach ear Thompson this fall Mrs. Ella MacArthur. Wilton unction and a friend from Daven- ort visited from Wednesday to Fri- ay at the John Recker home. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Peters. Davenport, visited from Thursday to Sunday at the Jess Dugan home. Mrs. Peters is Mrs. Dugan's slste.r. Mrs. Maude Hanna and son, Chas. and Dorothy McDonald returned un Wednesday from a trip through the Black Hills. They also drove Into Montana and Canada. GUARD! The Qulnn Albrights, DCS Moines, visited Thursday and Friday at the C. C. Smith home. They took home with them their daughter. Jean, who had spent a few days here. Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Alsup. Lake Forest, III., visited last week at the Clarence Alsup home. R. \V. is a son of the Clarence Alsurn. Mr. and Mrs. Alsup are newly wota. The Lloyd Elstons and Mrs. Mayme Ho/ius, Gilmore City, visited last Tuesday at the Mrs. C. H. Blossom home. Bobby Thaves went home with them for a few days' visit with his friend, Elton. Mra. Melvin Hunt and daughter. Doiiivcr, visited from Wednesday to Swea-Eagle News Felix Hartmeister of Valparaiso. Indiana, spent Friday and Saturday with his friend, Donald Wehrspann. Sunday, Donald took him to hij home in Paullina. Verna Holt, Donald Wehrspann and Felix Hartmeister of Valparaiso, Ind.. were Sunday dinner guests at the Lee Holt home at Arnold's Park. ATTEND THE Kossuth Co. Fair SEPTEMBER 5 TO 9 • We extend a cordial invitation to you to visit our booth in the Floral Hall. Look for our booth. ALGONA FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSN. C. R. La Barre, Secretary West Bend People Motor to Illinois Weat Bend: Mr. and Mrs. J. Day left Saturday for Sandwich, 111., to take Mrs. Clara Eastman to her home, after she tpent the summer visiting at the Day home. Mr. and Mrs. E. 8. Blair and family left Wednesday for a visit with relatives in Illinois. Mrs. Ray Curl of Cedar Rapids is visiting her mother, Mrs. 14 J. Kohler of West Bend. Mr. and Mru. Joe Graham went to Conrad. Wednesday night, to see Mr. Graham's mother, who is auite ill. Gene Cornwall returned to his home in Rolfe recently after a visit at the E. C. Larson home in We^t Bend. Mrs. Ada Sloan left Wednesday night for a week's visit with her daughter, Mrs. C. E. Butcher in Des Moines. Mrs. S. M. Barber of Decatur, III., returned to her home Monday after a short visit at the L. J. Kohler home. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Huddleston returned to Peoria. 111., after a short, visit at the Bertha Johnston home in Went Bend. Miss Edna Schmidt was a guest of honor at a miscellaneous shower held for her at the M. E. church in West Bend. Tuesday afternoon. Teacher*, Student* Leave The following young people are leaving for various places: Lucille Berg for second year at Buena Vista College, Storm Lake. This is her 'ourth year at college, having completed a two year elementary course at Waldorf College, Forest City. Harold Schuler will begin his second year's work at Western Union, Le- Mars. Geneva Berg will teach second grade at Rockwell. June Lnrson will teach «ixth grade at Clarks- villfc. Freda Bergegon, third grade at Newel, Lucille Evans left a week ago to teach third grade at Mt. Auburn, Florence Looft will teach a rural school north of Bancroft, where Reuben OUon is director. Return from Trip Mr. and Mr*. John Jongberg and sons, Ellis and Arden returned la it week Monday from a very enjoyable two weeks' vacation trip. Mum Opal Meyer, Algona, and Mrs. Lulu Norton, Lincoln, Neb. were guesU at the Dr. H. D. Meyer home lost week. Shirley Lee Treat visited from Wednesday until Sunday of last week at the home of Mrs. Francis Torine in Grant. Ben Runhton and daughter, Dor othy of Austin, Minn., visited last week with relatives here. The Francia and John Carlsons and Alton Fergesons. Darlene Kesler of Swea City, who returns to Dows to begin her second year of teaching sixth grade, accompanied June Larson who left last Saturday morning for her school at Clarksville. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kallianuni of Mercer, Wis.. who are visilirg at the home of Mrs. Kalliomma'd sister, Mrs. H. Kulander, Swea City, were dinner guests at the Robert Bexell home last Friday. SEXTON NEWS Mr. and Mr*. Verle Schmidt spent the week end at Lake MJlle Lac, Minn., fishing. Arthur and Gene Cink and James Coady spent last week end at the Iowa State Fair at Des Moines. Phyllis Fraser returned to the Fred Neahriag'home after spending a few day* with btr parents, Mr. and Mr*. Joe Fruser north of town. Mr. and Mr*. David Bently and two daughters of Sac City vpetit Thursday at the Charles AinsJey home. Mr*. Bently U a gutter of Mr*. Ainley. Th« Forman' Forum, featuring Sam Guard and a half- hour ei fun. music, and a littl* scrloiu talk about farm*. WHO, DM M«!M* FrM«r. t.-JO f» JO f. M. DR. HISS ft CLARK. IK. ASHLAND, OHIO without protection when you f>^Y less for our insurance and enjoy MORE—Security—Service and Stability., LOW COST L. B. Bohannon Hutchison Bldg. Phone 103 Algona Special Attention Through the courtesy of Sargent & Co., of Dea Moines will be here these days. We invite you to Kossuth County FAIR - Thur. & Fri. Dr. Reese, special poultry technician of DCS Moines will be here these days. We inivte you to bring in your poultry for free examination and advice. We will blindfold Dr. Reese, then hand him your fowl which he will examine and tell you the trouble. Your chicken will then be killed and posted to prove that he is correct. No charge for this—We have nothing to sell. Grain A Goal Go. Algona U. D. M. Wants Ads Bring Quick Results tr%yy&O&aagX^^ REMEMBER: ) Remember to visit our booth at the fair. We will be at our old location in the Flor- 'al Hall. > Remember us for quality material in the building line. F. S. NORTON & SON ALGONA'S PIONEER LUMBER CO. gQ^o:<x«8i»xega*^^ Those Who Know Use ZONOLITE KRESENSKY'S STORE Economized - Comfortized with "THE MODERN MIRACLE OF INSULATION" Botsford Lumber Co. Jim Pool, Mgr. Algona, Iowa

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