The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 29, 1938 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 29, 1938
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Nnptt&Js— Ellen Delores Steussy, daughter Of Mrs. Freda Steussy became the bride of Lyle Raney, son of Mr. anc ifrs. Hugh Raney, all of Algona, Monday morning at the Trinity Lutheran church. Rev. P. J. Braner performed the single ring cermony Preceding the ceremony Miss Ella Zumach sang "I Love You Truly* and Mrs. Braner played Lohengrin's Bedding march for the processional. Beuna Raney, sister of the bridegroom, was maid of honor and Gerald Steussy, Des Moines, brother of the bride, attended the bridegroom The bride wore a dawn blue street length dress, a shoulder corsage of yellow roses and black accessories. Miss Raney wore a dubonnet costume with matching accessories and « shoulder corsage of pink roses and sweet peas. Following the wedding a reception was given at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Mike Loss Jr., to the Immediate relatives. The tables were decorated with red and green colors. About 25 were present. Following a short wedding trip the couple will be at home at the farm of the bridegroom's parents near Irvington until spring. Mrs Theo. Pech 6f Cedar Rapids and her twin daughters, Mary Ellen and Ruth Ann, were out of town guests. Both are graduates of the Algona high school in 1932. Mrs. Ranev later attended Iowa State Teachers college and has taught the past six years in Union and Sherman township rural schools. Mr. Raney has i been farming with his father. Naomi Baxter Married— _ Naomi Baxter, daughter of C. M Baxter of Mason City, became the bride of Roy W. Harnock, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Harnock of Manly, Iowa, Christmas Day. The ceremony was performed at the Evangelical church at Manly Mr. Harnock attended Manly high school, and graduated from Grbinell College at Grinnell. Iowa. He IS the recreational supervisor at Marshall- town. Mrs Harnock graduated from the Mason CityTngh school, and attended business college there. For the past few months she has been employed as secretary for the law firm of Sullivan, McMahon & Lfnnan at Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Harnock will be at home in Marshalltown. DeSart-Green Nuptial*— Chester R. DeSart, son of Mrs. Roy P. DeSart of Mason City, and Helen Janette Green, daughter of Air. and Mrs. H. L. Green, of Mason City are to be married this afternoon at four oclocii at the home of the bride's parents. The couple will be attended by Francis Darland and Marjorie Green, sister of the bride. Mr. DrSart graduated from the Mason City high school and attended the Mason City junior college. The bride-to-be graduated from the Mason City high school and attended Grinnell College and the Iowa Str.te Teachers' College. . F ° IIowln S a week's wedding trip to Minneapolis the young couple will be at home In Algona. Mr. DeSart Is manager of Christensen's shoe department. Oayle Shackelford Wed— Gayle Shackelford. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Shackelford of Algona, and Drennan Mathes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mathes of Davenport, were united In marriage December 26 at the Little Brown Church at Nashua, Iowa. They were attended by Mildred Pratt and Watson March of Algona. Mrs. Mathes graduated from the Algona high school In 1938. and has been employed at the Brown Studio for the past few weeks. The groom, a former Algona resident, graduated from the Algona high school in 1936, and now travels for n coffee company out of Cedar Rapid.*, where they will make their home. and Mrs. Ben Winkle observed their 57th wedding anniversary with a family gathering 1 , Monday. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Naudain also observed their 67th wedding anniversary the same day and pent the day quietly at home with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr, and Mrs. V. V. Naudain as their guests. Charles H. Taylor and E. J. Van Ness celebrated birthdays on Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor were dinner guests of their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Campbell Humphrey. Henry Steiner a Groom— Henry Steiner, formerly employed by the Gamble store in Algona, and Miss Arlene Sonnerholm, Crystal Lake, a sister of Mrs. Holman Anderson of Algona, will be married Sunday nt Corpus Chrlstl church. Fort Dodge by Father T. J. Davern. The couple will live in Fort Dodge, where Mr. Steiner is associated with his father in management of the Maplewood dairy. Both young people are well known in Algona, as Mrs. Steiner has beena frequent visitor here, and Henry was very popular during his employment here. Mason City Oirl to W*d Chester De Sari Double Celebrations— In addition to the many Christmas gatherings and reunions, Mr Past Matrons Party— The Past Matrons of the O. E. S. met at the Masonic Temple, Thursday afternoon for a Christmas party. Mrs. Dana Paxson and Mrs. W. G. McCullough were the hostesses. Games were played and a reading was given by Mrs. M. G. Bourne. All took gifts to be given members who were til. Met at Emmetoburg'— Mrs. C. A. Joynt entertanied her bridge club at her home in Emmetsburg at a one o'clock luncheon, Wednesday afternoon. Algona members attending were Mrs. Josephine Stanton, Mrs. G. R. Cook, Mrs. Jos. Kelly, Mrs. H. C. Hargreaves, and Mrs. W. A. Barry. Helping Hand Society— The Presbyterian Helping Hand society will meet Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p. m. at the church. Hostesses will be Mrs. Dennis Pratt, Mrs. Marion Burbank, Mrs. Homer Young. Mrs. Cleve Stewart and Miss Mary Laurie. Saturday, Dec. 81 Friday, December 30 Algona Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Presents Their Sister Penny Singleton Arthur Lake as Dagmar Slmnw an Baby Dumpling In the Funnies "BLOXDIE' Vivian Donners' Fall Fashions in technicolor and Momenta of Charm technicolor Plus Western Welcome and Wolfs aide of the Story SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, II:30 P. w Ne * Year '" MJd " ight 8h « w -<*»»ty Wide Cow Milk- Women vs. men. Prizes for all contestants. Plus Balloon* Cap* makcri. Confetti Tickets now on sal SI-.VIMV, NKW VKAIfS AMI MOVIMV Continuous shows from one o'< lo,:k daily «*»*•* by ttO IAOO IMw* he. START ......... TO I* the komuntic "-•' Race-Track Riot of ihe It's a inilc-antj-a-lutlf DICK POWELL ANITA LOUISE ALLEN JENKINS RONALD KliAGAN WALTER CATLETT HAROLD HUBER tj WARNKH UKOS. COSMOPOLITAN fJtOlt A Directed by KAY UNfcUJHT • Sxou n., t, tfc« fUl. "tUi ttotteulut". fry Y'icluf tta/rtn «*<«J Jwl>*afr M«f Trinity Lutheran Society— The Young People's meeting wil be held Friday evening at eight o'clock at the church with .an exchange of Christmas gifts. The Ladles' Aid meets Thursday of next week at two p. m. at the church. Christmas Dinner— E. P. Keith entertained at a one o'clock Christmas dinner, Sunday it Wallburgr's for 20 of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A social afternoon was enjoyed at his home. Christmas Party— Mrs. Kdythe Dailey entertained at in informal party honoring her son nd wife, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Dailey, f Des Moines at her home Christ- mast night. There were 35 in attendance. Dinner Party— Dr. and Mrs. C. D. Schaap entertained at a seven o'clock dinner party at their home, Monday evening. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bohannon and Dr. and Mrs C. C. Shlerk. Pictured above Is Helen Jcanette Green, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman L. Green of Mason City, who will become the bride of Chester Ray DeSart. at Mason City, Thursday, Dec. 29th. Mr ^ £ »s manager of the Nichols and Green shoe department in the Christensen Bros, store in AJgona. The young couple will make their home in Algona. \ Miss Green has been teaching in Mason City. She attended Grinnell college and was graduated from Iowa State Teachers college. Mr. Dc3art attended Mason City high school and junior college.. WESLEY TAKES 2 FROM ACADEMY In a three rins baskctb.ill cirrui *t the St. Cecelia's Arndemy irym. last Friday night, Wesley girls and boys b:is!:etball teams shellacked the local quints in reguinr Dancta* Mr». L. T. Saul and Mrs. L. M, Merrltt chaperoned at a dancint party at the Legion hall, Tuesday evening. Twenty young couples of high school age were in attendance, Lutheran Party—" There will be a young people's meeting Friday evening at eight o clock at the Trinity Lutheran church. There will be an exchange of Christmas presents. •dl« Hour- Mrs. F. A. Corey was hostess at one o'clock luncneon to the 12 members of her Idle Hour club, Vednesday afternoon. Bridge was 'layed. after the boys' reserves won the Irst game of the evening 15 to 13 n an overtime period from the Wes- ey seconds. The boys' first team ost 42 to 2 and the girls' team 54 o 19. Bottom. Wesley forwflrd. did'thp most damage to the local cause, hitting the basket regularly during the first half to roll up 17 points Krausc, husky Wlydey guard, prov- c-d a dangerous long shot marksman, potting five field goals and two free throws. For St. Cecellas Vern Nelson, captain and center and Don Kajewski forward, wera outstanding. R ewrites Of News rtom Last Thursday's Kcsjulh County Adv±n:e 7 . B. I. Agent Praises Accurate Reporting "The detailed account of the Whitemore bank robbery, and the arrest, onfession and sentencing of Lloyd Mussel/nan for the robbery attempt, published in the Algona Upper Moines in a recent issue was the most complete and accurate' account of the affair published in any newspaper," said Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent Coons last week, after the conclusion of the case here. Mr. Coons and Mr. Anderson, both FBI men, from Des Moines and St. Paul district offices respectively, as- s.isted local officials with the case, Wesley Catholic Daughters Meet W<. ley: Th- C-itholic Laughters ot Amcric ii jitltj their annual Christmas party ; ,t ih.-ir lodge hall la.,t \\ediH-,.day ni,-ht. A i-rojjrarn put on by a few .,f the- /m-rnbers was enjoyed by ali It included a vocal solo by Mr». Kidon Ravlin, a violin -•.olo by Mrs. \Vm. Ricke and a one act play acted by Mesdarnes R K Richardson, Bernard Arndorfer, Eliot Waldschrnidt and Lael Root and the Misses Frances Siemer' Kthel Haverly and Helen Kent. Portland Schools Present Programs Portland: Pupils and parents in i.t No. 8 enjoyed a Christmas program and lunch Thursday eve'.i/Jj,' Miss Alary 7'jaden is the teacher. Pupils in school No. 8 entertained their parents and friends at a Christmas party Friday afternoon. A program wua given, games p!ay- ed und Santa Claus came with treats which were distributed. P. O. Hours for Monday, Jan. 2nd On next Monday, the day after New Year's, the Algona. post office will be open from 9:30 a. m. until 10 u. IH. A delivery will be made ia the business district between 9:00 a. m. and ft.-30 a. m. No other delivery will be made in either the city or rural districts with the exception of special delivery or perishable good*. Out going mail will be worked a* usual. St. CeeeTSTY; Kajewskl f Bode f Nelson c Hargreaves g Courtney g Elbert g Winkcl g Totals Wesley (42) Bottom f Lloyd f -.oebig c Joyd g <r,iuse g Ktuder f kfoore g . Bottom f Totals FUNERAL SERVICES were held Friday for Andrew Peterson, pioneer resident, leader in church work and one of the city's most respected citizens. Mr. Peterson died early Monday evening after only a brief ill- less. Born in Bind Pastgclcd, Norway, he came to this country at an earl ngc and In November, 1899, he cam to Algona where he has lived eve since. Shortly before his death M Peterson and his wife, the forme Lottie Crowell, celebrated their 59t wedding anniversary. Since his ar rival In Algona Mr. Peterson wa conspicuous for his interest in civl affairs and In the upbuilding of hi •church, the Congregational. Last Rites Held tor Infant Daughter Of Otto Beckmanns. fit Benedict: Services Were held in the St. Benedict church Saturday at 8 o'clock for the Seven months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Otto Beckmann. Rev. Kramer officiated at the rites. The child passed away Thursday morning. The little girl was an adopted daughter. Mr, and Mrs. John Preuschl and sons were Christmas evening guests at the Ben Dorrs. The Downs and Nick Roskoph were Christmas guests at the John Roskophs and Grandpa and Grandma Rahms. Chas. and DonnA Studer of Woden will spend their Christmas vacation with their grandmother, Mrs. Mary Studer. Mr. and Mrs. John Wltte of Chicago and Ann Witte of Des' Molnes are guests at the John Wltte home, their parents. Francis Dorr went to Hardy to spend several days visiting his aunt and uncle and family, the Chas. Marsos, Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Erickson went to Dows to spend Christmas with her mother and family, the Senen- felders, formerly of Swea City. The John Arend family enjoyed an Arend family dinner at the Peter Arends at Burt. Names were drawn at Thanksgiving and gifts were exchanged at Christmas. The John Arndorfers entertained their family at Christmas evening dinner. Those attending were the Lee Goetzes of Wesley, Walter Lichter of Algona, Miss Lorraine Arndorfer of Algona and Leonard Arndorfers of here. Christmas night. Mrs. Pwch and twin daughters were out of town guests, having: come to attend the Raney-Steussy wedding which occurred Monday. Mr. and Mrs. firble Benson of Sexton were Sunday guests of the Paul Hudsons. The family gathering at the Chas. Egels consisted of Mr. and Mrs. Oran Hudson from Corwith and the Ernest Egels of Algona. The Egcls also had a family exchange of gifts with the usual Christmas tree celebration, Mr. and Mrs. Elmet Dole and family spent the week end at the home of Mrs. Mary Dole. They will return to Woodbine to get their personal belongings, thence to Irvington where they will again be located at their home. Other guests at the Doles for Christmas were Mr and Mrs. Chester Harmon and family of Woden. ..4 ...0 A ..0 0 1 0 9 8 12 Fg Ft Pf .8 0 2 0 5 2 0 1 1 0 I 0 2 3 0 1 18 8 M Fenton Pair Observe 51st Anniversary Of Wedding Day Fenton: Mr. and Mrs. C. F. C Laage observed their Slut wedding anniversary on Wednesday evening December 21. A family gathering wns held in honor of the occasion at the Laage home. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Laage, Air. and Mrs. J. A. Hrhwartz, Bob and Betty Jean. Edith Laage of Des Moines and Mr. and Mrs. Hans Wilberg and family ft Rlng.sted attended. The Laas«-,s have three grandson* connected with newspaper work: Karl .Schwartz, who in news editor of lh'; l City Advocate: J z. managing editor Review and Boh Sr !;tor ',( the Kenton Fieport rnci of the Seed Corn Men Attend Dinner Hventy-three salesmen and their wives from the Hi-Bred Seed Corn Co., attended a dinner and meeting at the Legion hall Dec. 12th, last week. Local Auxiliary women served a 12 o'clock dinner, with Mrs I* W. Fox, president, in charge Seven high school orchestra atud- tnts played during the serving accompanied at the piano by Mrg. Sylvia (>unn. The women attended a matinee at the New Call in the afternoon. while the men held a business session. KNOLL POST, Bnrt unit of the American Legion, dedicated its new hall n week ago Thursday wfth uirnival dance. The cost of the hail, $2.000, was met by donations l>y Members of the community anc Knoll post members. In addition the 28 active Lcgionaireg' assisted the contractor, Fred Lavrenz, in the actual work. A feather party was held later and dance will be held in the hall on New Year's eve. * * * APPROXIMATELY 40 dog fights none serious, and the awarding of GO prizes featured the Chamber of Commerce-Call Theatre dog show. Innocent cause of the fights wa* Duke, massive St. Bernard, which won the prize for the biggest dog in the show, his formidable appearance frightened small dogs to desperation but when Duke refused to take any part in the proceedings the "fights" stopped.* A fine time was had by all. m W • t OLLIE T. KIRHCHBALM. Wesley, was arrested at his oil station last week and charged with illegal possesiofl of intoxicating liquor. A considerble quantity of liquor was found in his possession. Kirschbaum waved preliminary hearing and bond wai fixed at 1800. * * * TAR SAI.KS considerably less in Jfl'JH than during the high mg-37 period iu-cording to new car registration records. Only 5.'! 1 were sold !!»;;« compared with 1.007 in 1937. m loans are believed to he rc- jii:,ih!t- fur the upturn which ha.i marked car .salts during Decem- i. Seneca Residents Enjoy Holidays Seneca: Mrs. Carrie Larsen and sons, Leslie, Ivan, Kenneth and Eldon, Mr. aria Mrs. Earl Stafford and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Eck art and family, Mr. and Mrs. Den nis Schuler and daughter, Veronica Schuler and Bessie Hunt, ali of Mai lard, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Goering. o Jackson, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs Curtis Olsen and family and Martin Enger spent Saturday evening a the Irvin Classon home. The Curtis Olsons, the Irvin Classens and the Ray Goerings entertained the group at an oyster supper. Ralph Drinnan spent the past week with Elsie Kessel at Harvey, Eva Kracht is employed in Fairmont and spent the week end at the parental G. Kracht home. The annual Seneca school Christmas program was presented at the school on Thursday evening. Oscar Patterson, Jr., returned from the Iowa City hospital Sunday to his home. He is suffering from a rare blood disease. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Sax ton and sons of near Fairmont, and Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Denton and daughters were Christmas day guests at the Sheldon Merrill home. The Seneca high school girls' and boys' basketball team met the Maple Hill basketball teams at Seneca on Monday evening. The Seneca teams in soa starring Penny Singleton (California Beta Sigma Phi) Arthur Lake __ Larry Sims sponsored by Algona Beta Sigma Phi Buy your tickets of the girls CALL THEATRE Friday, December 30th matinee and evening tfa&tto&x&xi^^ • I he . . . Dotted Line When you meet a dotted line In building, buying or refinancing your home, be sure It Is on an AMORTIZED Loan. Our long-term amortized loan plan— with small monthly payments—brings you debt- free home ownership safely and economically. It is * free from the hazard of lump payments—and there- are no future renewal expenses. Investigate Our Plan Before You Sign on Any Dotted Line The Algona Federal Savings & Loan Assn. Phone 55 c. R. LaBarre, Secretary-Treasure! Wesley People Go To Alabama to Live Wesley: Doris Pacts was honored at a farewell party given ul her home north of Sexton la&t Wed- nenday night by the senior class of St. Cecelia's Academy at Algona of which she was a member. Doria left Friday morning with her parents. Mr. unJ Mrs. Emmet Paelz for her new horn* ut Robt-rUtiale. Alabama, Fenton Man Begins : Work wan started Friday on a temporary building for a* garage Kjwplitpf thf 0o« destcogpd by tire, owpud and operated by Harry Widdel. The building U on the site ot the old IWttiHT IVKfiSTKK and Fay Miner, both of Algona, were given '.'.(I day .suspended sentences by Mayor K;>ccht on u charge of attempted li.-Uy larceny. They were arrested by police officers Cecil McCinnin and Art Mould.', when caught with sacks heading toward the coal yard.-*. ¥ * 1 MICH. \\. E. GOl'BLKV, for many years a resident of Corwith. died in her Mason City home a week ago .Monday. She had been bedfast for two years. Funeral services were held on the following Wednesday in the Methodist church. She is survived by nine children. Elry, Seth John, Rosa, Lyle, William, Alice! Mrs. Jessie Shipman, Mrs. Carrie Kirchgatter, her huaband, two brothers, Jesse and Ralph Mill*, and one sister, Mr*. Letitia Gouriey. * • * MBS. LOUIS 8TEINLICHT, the mother of Henry Bteinlicht, Corwith, died December 12 at her home In Belmond after a long illness. Surviving are her husband and two other sons, Edward and Fred, and a daughter, Mrs. Arvin Ellis. • * « AN 1RVINGTON WOMAN, Mr*. Nina Schichtl, suffered crushed fin- ijers when her left band caught io a washing machine wringer. The Seneca alumni boys' basketball team met the hlgn school boys' team at the school gym Friday afternoon. The alumni won by a score of 24 to 9. Those playing on the alumni team were Perry and Teddy Jensen, Glenn Paulsen. John Crowey and Wesley Patterson, graduates of 1937 and Kenneth Bollig of 1938. Irvington Student*, Teachers at Home Irvington: Irvington residents elebrated Christmas day by entertaining at noon and also trekking around visiting friends and rel- tives. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Philps motored to Graettinger where hey visited with their son, Clarnc* and family. AH of the Rome iobison family and children gath- red at the Roscoe Mawdsleys in 'lum Creek township for the after- oon where they enjoyed an ex- hange of gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lage spent the day at Mason City rith the Klmer Dyes. Mr. and Mrs. im Leigh and family were noon uinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Leigh, while Christmas night they united with other relatives at the Myron Ludwig home in AJgona, where the Magnuason family were gathering. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Brown were at the John Dreesmans in Algona while guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Cox were the Earl Millers of Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dremmel were at Burt, guests of I J aui's parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. J iJrernmel. AH local teachers returned to their respective homes where they will remain until after the New Year. Notice Beginning: Saturday night, December 31st and continuing through the months of January and February, the following Dry Goods and Ready- to-Wear stores will close at 9 o'clock on Saturday nights and 5:30 week days. « Graham Stores S. & L. Company Christensen Bros. Kresensky's Chrischilles Store Former Union Woman Has Several Strokes Union: Old Union neighbor* were rieved to learn ot the recent illness of Mrs. Milt Moore, mother of Mrs. D. C. Gardner, who suffered several stroke*. The Moore* have numer- oui old friend* hwa and we wish her a »pe*dy recovery. Edward Mawdsley recently purchased u new 1039 Chrysler cur. Mrs. Alice Duryea in visiting with her daughter, Mrs. Elmer Dye a t Mason City. Andy Ginh returned last week from Texas, where he has been for two weeks. The Henry Scheppmans entertained at a family dinner party on Christmas day. All of the local schools closed some time during the past week for u vacation over the holidays. Mrs. Herman Becker is recuperating at her home east of Irvington from a recent operation. She was at the Mercy hospital In Fort Dodge. Edward Mawdsley and Sim Leigh attended a business meeting ot th* -owa State Brand Creameries at Mason City last Thursday. Both men are directors on the creamery board at Algona, * Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Loss, Jr., enter- talned at a family gathering on ! Doritivorry Ju«t get in touch with us and tell us to deliver a 1 H, W, POST Dray and Transfer ^ Storage of all kinds distance hauling. Bven load taiured against low or damage. Equipped to do |0 kinds of drayine *od fuel that ha. done a .uperb heating job throughout the year.. Whether if. Mbmi weather or one of thote period, of mild day. and chilly night., you'll find thi. an ideal coal Hold. nre for hour., obey, draft regulation like a tidier little a.h, too. You'll enjoy tbi. coal* *» BOTSPORD

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