The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 18, 1938 · Page 9
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 18, 1938
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The Algona Upper Pea Moines, Algona, Iowa, Oct. 18,1938 North East Kossuth News OF TITONKA BURIED [Was Prominent Leader in i (Township, and Ramsey lOhurch S. S. Official Titonkft: Herman Ubben, a prominent farmer living in German township, died on Saturday, Oct. 8 following a lingering Illness. His funeral was held In the Ramsey Reform church on Tuesday, Oct llth with the charge. Rev. C. Schnucker In Herman Ubben, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ubben Ubben, was born Dec. 25, 1876, In Oestfrlesland, Halthusen, Germany. He was 61 years oU when he died. When five years old he emigrated to the United States with his parents. They lived at Ackley In Orundy county until 1902, when they came to Kossuth to farm. Mr. Ubben was assessor In German township for 24 years and secretary of the Ramsey Refroin church Sunday School for 18 years. He is survived by two brothers, Peter Ubben of Titonka and Fred Ubben of Lakota, besides seven grandchildren. Three sister and one brother proceeded him in death. Pallbearers were Kobus Tjaden, Henry Bruns, John Boekelman, Ben H. Meyer, Ben Hopkes and Arnold Gray. LAKOTA LEGION ELECTS OFFICERS Lakota) The annual election of the Lakota American Legion post was held at the I. E. Wortman office on main street last week Monday evening with Walter Leslie and Dave Patterson as hosts. The following officers were elected: commander, John Roelfsema; vice com. mander, Mike Christ; adjutant, Geo. Heetland; finance officer, Thaves; sergeant-at-arms, Louis Fred Schroeder; chaplain, Jerry Ukena; historian, Ciaus Daniels; service officer, Peter Bruer. Titonka Pupils Work on Junior Class Play Titonka: Work has been commenced on the junior class play, which will be presented November 1. The play, "The Family Upstairs," a comedy, Is under the direction of Miss Betty Holdcroft. The characters are portrayed by: Joe Heller, the father, Daryl Snyder; Emma Heller, the mother, Alice Kuchenreuther; Louise Heller, the elder daughter, Alice Budlong; Willie Heller, the brother, Charles Beed; Annabelle, baby sister, Jacqueline Callies; Charles Grant, Clarence Brandt; Mrs. Grant, his mother, Marjorle Peterson; Herbert, his I t*»«t4l*Mv Cr*AWA«4 UTMBVMM*.. mf i_*. ^™i_t * Little Lakota Girl Taken Seriously 111 Lakota: Little Juanlta Lester, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vance Lester, was seriously ill last week with Intestinal flu and an attack of appendicitis. She will be taken to the hospital for an operation as soon as she is strong enough. Mr. and Mrs. Will Klenitz and Mrs. Leo Klenitz were Blue Earth, Minn., visitors last Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. August Klocke and Mrsi Fred Mabus were hostesses to the Lutheran Aid at the church last week Wednesday. The Earl Grabaus and Mr. and Mrs. Alton Anderson were dinner ! with guests at the Ray Hertzkes ' — week Sunday evening. Among new buildings being erected this fall are two corn cribs, one on the Steve Powers farm and one .i the J. A. Meyer farm. The Presbyterian Ladles TITONKA CHILD BITTEN BY BIG DOG Titonka:, Jimmy, the three year old son of the Oscar Blanchards, had his ear bitten by a neighbor's dog recently. Jimmy, who has a twin sister, was playing on the front porch at his own home when the accident occurred. It is not known whether Jimmy teased the dog or the dog teased Jimmy. Anyway, the little boy was the loser. His ear was badly chewed and the side of his face was severely scratched. Mlsa Betty Kokesh of Minneapolis visited Saturday and Sunday Why is It so difficult that the! to reach? friends. last I Mlsa Dorothy Weaver, junior high teacher, spent the week end at her ^1^ members cleaned their church bafie- ment Thursday afternoon instead of holding the regular Aid meeting. Mesdames Wade Ball, Fred Schroeder and Gioige Heetland attended the Legion Auxiliary quarterly meeting at Fenton last week Tuesday, Mrs. Dave Patterson was hostess to the Legion Auxiliary at her home last week Monday evening with eight of the 18 members present for the business meeting. Marcella Tbaves neturned last vvpek Sunday from a Christian Kn- <?oavor convont'.o.i at Council Bluffs which she attended ea delegata fron: the local Presbyleri&n chu.'c'i. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Ley, Los Angles, California, left for St. Petersburg, Flrolda, where they will visit relatives. In Lakota they spent tnree weeks with the W. E. Leys Before leaving Iowa they visitec other relatives in Fort Dodge, Al- gonn and Cedar Falls. Forty-seven pupils of the Lakota high school and the faculty hired the skating rink at Titonka last week Tuesday evening and put on a real skating party with fun and excitement for all concerned. Only one casualty resulted: Viola Thaves fell and bady sprained her wrist. LEDYARD TRUCKER IN AN ACCIDENT Ledyard: Lars Skaar was In an accident with his truck on Monday evening when his truck collided with another car five miles south- oast of Estherville. Mr. Skaar escaped without serious injury, while a man and woman In the other car were more seriously hurt The man o recovering in the Estherville hos- >ital. Both machines were badly damaged. The J. H. Welfare family were brother, Forest Hanson; Misa Cal- j Algona shoppers on Monday. ana, Verdene Boyken. Former Hebron Man Inspects Property Hebron: Hans Corhus of New York, formerly of here, spent two weeks visiting with his brother, Louis and Peter and also looking after some interests on his farm. Ho has purchased a house and will soon move It to his farm. Entertains Lakota Aid LakoU: Mrs. Earl Grabau entertained the Methodist Aid at the regular business meeting last week Wednesday afternoon. The new .programs were distributed to the members. Final plans for the bazaar and chicken supper, Oct. 25th were discussed and it was decided to add a fish pond for the entertainment of the children. Mrs. H. H. Murray 1* chairman for the menu committee, Mrs. Alton Anderson for the table, Mrs. Carl Hammer for fancy work and aprons, Mrs, S. Warburton for Home made candy, Mrs. George Altizer tor pantry booth, Mrs. J. H. Warburton for the kitchen, Mrs. A. Q. Smith, coffee, Mrs. Harry Warburton and Mrs. Anderson posters and tickets, Mrs. Harry Moe. Bridge Ciub Meets Titonlta: Mrs. Mary Oesterreicher and Mrs. John Bielch entertained the Tuesday and Thursday bridge cluba at the Dr. Sartor home on Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Ed Saatoff received the high score prize and Mrs. John Fisher low in the Tuesday group. Mrs. Homer Downs received high and Mrs. Hoon low in the Thursday group. Mrs. Carl Callies received door prize for being the thirteenth to enter- Mrs. Bonacker. acker received a prize for her score being nearest the date 1492. The guests were Mrs. Lermond Intermill and Mr«. Carl Callies. Titonka Aid Entertains Titonka: The Methodist Ladies' Aid entertained at a pantry shower honoring the Rev. and Mrs. Patterson Friday evening. Rev. Patterson was reappointed to serve the Titonka and Doan church for the coming year. Barn Ruins Removed Hebron: Work has commenced at the Roy Leibrand farm to remove the ruins of the barn which recently was struck by lightning and burned to the ground. A group of neighbors gave a helping hand to the Lei brands in their loss. Attend Epworth Rally Wesley: Rev. Arthur Bottom and IS young people attended an Epworth League Rally at Britt last Monday night. They were Charles Kraua, John, Arthur and Jean Bottom, Helen Nelson, Madeline Erd- nwui. Lavon Gerdes, Pauline Moore, Agnes Johnson, Donnelle Erdman, Jean Johnson, Dommbelle Haynes and Verle Jonhson. Mrs. Howard Mayne and Mrs. Frank Kelly were Algona callers on Thursday. Mrs. Skaar and son, Lonny Lee, returned home from the Algona hospital Tuesday. Mrs. Alfred Zlelske entertained the Grant township Aid on Wednesday afternoon. Kenneth Thompson and Tilmer Halverson were Swea City callers on Tuesday evening. Mrs. Harriet Matzencr was taken seriously ill on Thursday night, suffering with acute indigestion. Mrs. Amelia Wening of Mallard, Iowa, came on Sunday to visit at the O. C. Sprout home. She is Mrs. Sprout's mother. The M. E. Ladies Aid will meet in the church basement on next Thursday afternoon with a covered dish lunch a feature. Kenneth Thompson left for Sioux City on Thursday after spending tho greater part of the week here at the parental Geo. Thompson home. D. O. Frlest and Geo. Wallentine, August Klinkstek, Ed Looft and Geo. Hagge attended a soil conservation meeting in Des Moines Tuesday. Mrs. Hanna Simser and Phil and Mark Simser of Blue Earth were visiting with Mrs. Simaer's daughter, the Christy Hendricksona Tuesday night. home in Movllle, Iowa. Mrs. T. A. Dunmire and* children returned Friday from Newton after a, five days' visit at the home of her father. •Albert Schultz of Waterloo, a former member of the firm of Schultz & Rippentrop here, visited and hunted near Titonka Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. George Breen and John Bleich and Lermond Intermili drove to Minneapolis Thursday to purchase new equipment for the bowling alley which Is being installed in Jerry's pool room. Mrs. Carl F. Callies and Carol returned home Friday from a week's vacation at Des Moines and points in Illinois. She was accompanied home by her father, John Roelfsema who will hunt ducks in this vicinity. Egesdahls of Hebron Have Family Reunion Hebron: Mrs. Lars Egesdahl enjoyed a visit from their children last Sunday including Mr. and Mrs. Bert Stenzel of Jewel, Mr. and Mrs. Cari- Jyn Egesdahl and son of near Ledyard, Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle Egesdahl and baby of Titonka, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Egesdahl and children of Elmore and Miss Ruth Egesdahl of Chicago. Hardy Jordahl is enjoying a visit from one of his cousins in Wisconsin. Bevls Underbakkc visited over night Thursday with his cousin, Lowell Underbakke. Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Hauskln spent Friday night at Blue Earth visiting with his mother. Mrs. Oscar Frandle and children spent last Tuesday night with Mrs. Lars Egesdahl and Ruth. Oscar Johnson and family spent last Tuesday night at the home of his brother, J. R. Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Dyer of Blue Earth and Ole Osland spent Sunday with Mrs. Beatrice Osland and family. Mrs. Enoch Hanson returned to her home from the hosiptal at Mankato last Wednesday. She is getting along nicely. Jean and Virginia Larson of Grand Meadow, Minn., are spending the week with their grandmother, Mrs. Ida Jordahl. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Jordahl, Mrs. Alvlna Jordahl and Melvin Stokko- boe autoed to Cherokee last Wednesday and spent the day. Mr, and Mrs. Harry Legried and daughters and Miss Pearl Hoveson of Albert Lea were dinner guests of the Oscar Frandles last Saturday. Pearl Hoveson also stayed over night. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Payne of Plymouth, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hauffman of Waldo, Iowa, and Wm. Payne were Thursday din. ner guests of the Lars Ukaars. Mrs. Fred Busch Honored Wednesday Ledyard: On Wednesday night all of Mrs. Fred Busch's children came home and surprised her on her 69th birthday. The Bill Busch family of Blue Earth, Reynold Busch of Ringsted, Ernest Buschs of near Elmore, John Mantheis, Albert Kramerseimers, J. A. Lloyds, Warren Lloyds, Alvin Buschs, and August Buschs, of here, were the children and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Darnell, a granddaughter of Ei- therville were present Mattress Making Concern Leaves Burt Burt: The Moore Mattress Co., which has been located in Burt for the past couple of months, left on Thursday night for Inwood, where they will locate for a time. The four families of the men who conducted the business, lived in trailer houses, which were located near the Shell service station. old Louis Little Union Girl Has Operation Union: Joan Bode, six year daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L Bade, underwent a mastoidectoniy lit the Kossuth hospital in Algona lust Thursday forenoon- Joan was a beginner at St. Cecelia's academy buL has been ill at her home for the post four weeks with intestinal tlu and complications. Corwith Young Man Celebrates Birthday Corwith; - Foirviewi: Thirty-six young people gathered at the Willlam Schwab home a week ago Saturday evening to surprise the Schwabs' son, Harold on his 21st birthday. A very enjoyable evening was reported, and a delicious lunch was served. Mrs. Robert Masterson, Misa Roberta Masterson, Mrs. Harold Evans and Betty Lou were Algona shoppers last Friday. Mrs. C. C. Johnson visited last week at the Nathan Miller home at Mason City, and with Mrs. Lillian Miller, at Clear Lake. Miss Harriett Gouge, a student at the State Teachers College at Cedar _ Falls, spent the week end at thj home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Garfield Gouge. John Carlson is at Iowa City, visiting at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Chris Reynolds and family, and also with his son, Lawrence and family. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Studer accompanied by Julius Studer of near Lu- Verne, left last week Thursday to spend a week with relatives at St. Cloud, and other points in Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Marr and son Eugene, of Spirit Lake, spent several days of last week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brown. The Marr family will move to a farm near Whittemore next spring. Mr. and Mrs. John Gleaves and Joe Williamson of Baxter came last week for a few days' visit at the S. L. Thompson home. Mr. and Mrs. Gleaves returned to their home and Mr. Williamson remained for a longer visit Mrs. Catherine Shipman is visiting at the home of her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Barker at Correctionville- She wad taken there by,another daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kouba of Corwith. W. W. Cooney drove to Algona last week Sunday morning, where he met his sister, Miss Jennie Cooney, and brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Cooney and from there, the group drove to Winnebago, Minn., where they attended tho funeral of Orville Lumpraan, an old friend of the Cooneys. Mrs. Fern Anderson will be the hostess to the Aid Oct. 27, with Mrs. Pearl Knox assisting. driver, the very person who should be reached first and In whom an appeal for safe driving should find a ready ear, Is the hardest person Why is It that everybody believes in safety and everybody Is for It, but everone feels that the program is for the other fellow? We all feel that we are perfect drivers. We can always find fault with the other person. It is easy for us to detect the awful mistakes that some other people make in driving. The next time we feel that way, I A chicken supper with all the let's stop and think and take in-' trimmings will be served at the ventory of our own driving. D ™ n church Tuesday, Oct 25. There B will also be the annual bazaar. The Safety Is everybody's business. public is invited. Congratulations! To Christensen Bros. Co. on the Opening of Algona's Newest Store It has been the pleasure and the privilege of the undersigned firms to have had a part in the construction of this fine, modern, new building. We who have worked on it know that the Christensen Bros, new store in Algona marks another milestone in the path of business progress being made by the City of Algona. We join with Christensen Bros, in extending to the public a cordial invitation to visit and inspect this wonderful building. It is ample proof of the fact that Algona as a business center is growing, and rightly so. The return of the Chris* tensen firm is a welcome civic and business addition. Algona's Building Trade.Firms Represent Reliability, Economy, with Real Quality. The Following Firms Handled Construction of the New Christensen Bros. Co. Store II* R« & GENERAL CONTRACTORS & LUMBER, BUILDING SUPPLIES, BRICK, CEMENT Pratt Electric Co. ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING M OIL BURNING FURNACE, AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION Gail PLUMBING INSTALLATION Reliable Decorators KERMIT FORBES—MIKE RENTZ—MERLE WEBSTER (ill Bldg. Supply INSULATION, PRATT & LAMBERT INTERIOR FINISHES, FLOOR SANDING & FINISHING Your Brakes Tested Free At Dutch's Super Service

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