The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 29, 1938 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 29, 1938
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The AteoM trppSf fles mages, Ajgona» tdwa, Pec. JAMES MURRAY RITES HELD IN ALGONA FRIDAY Was Emigrant to U. S. in 1880 From Scotland and An Early Resident of Kossuth County Fenton: Funeral services were conducted Friday morning in Al- goria at 10:36 at the Merrltt Funeral horte for James M. Murray of Spring Lake, Minn., who died at Minneapolis on Dec. 20. Rev. Pfeif- fef, Algona Presbyterian minister was In charge. James M. Murray, born In Scotland, oil Oct. f. 1873. died on Dec. 20, 1938, at the age of 65 years, two months and 13 days. In 1880 at the age of seven he emigrated to the United States. He was the son of Betsy and Robert Murray, who preceded him iii death, also a sister, Agnes! and two brothers, Robert Jr., and Walter. Oil Jan. 1, 1800, he was united In marriage to Jean Goetsch and to this union two sons and two daugh- .ters were born. They are John of Grand Rapids, Minn., Mabel Valley and Ruth Murray of Roblnsdale, Minn., and Robert Murray of Sjjjing Lake, Minn. These survive with his wife. Pioneering at Algona, only those Of a long residence will remember him as a young man. He was a kind man and a good friend. All knowing him mourn the vacancy he leaves. Mrs. W. P. Weisbrod and Mrs. Elmer Weisbrod sang two special requests accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Clarence Osborn. Pallbearers were George Goetsch, Fenton, Will McDonald, Roy TU1- Inghast and C. C. Chubb. D. D. Paxson and John Storm, all of Algona. Relatives from out of town attending were Mrs. James Murray, Mrs. Harold Valley, Mr. and Mrs. John Murray, Ruth and Robert Murray and Marold Christenson. .From Fenton were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Goetsch, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Goetsch, Mr., and Mrs. George Ooetsch, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Goetsch, Agnes Goetsch, and Don and Florence Weisbrod. Algona Lawyer Begins Term as Judge on Monday G. W. Stillman, Algona attorney,, will begin his duties as judge of the district court next Monday, when he takes the bench at Humboldt, Iowa, where a new court term will open. Mr. Stillman is pictured above. He has been a law partner in the firm of Van Ness & Stillman of Algona for a number of years, and won the judgeship without ' opposition. He is one of the youngest judges in the state, and is certain to also be one of the most popular. One Paper Next Week Thore will be only one newspaper published in Algona next week. The publication will be made by The Kossuth Advance on Wednesday January 4th The Upper Des Molnes Is the only local paper publishing this week. Miss Stock's Pupils On Stage Tonight Miss Bernice Stock's school of dancing pupils will present their second performance this evening at 9 p. m., at the Call Theatre. The group of 27 pupils from this vicinity and flve from Mason City, also appeared on the matinee today at the same theatre. The program of the dancing pupils, neatly worked Into a regular stage show of unusual talent, will take from half to three-quarters of an hour between the regular moving picture program. < Miss Stock's cast includes the tiniest and cutest of tots up into the almost professional class of older girls, and all in all, judging from a preview Wednesday morning, will be up to the excellent standards she has maintained In previous revues. MRS. VAN ALST1NE SWEA CITY, DIES Death Tuesday, Dec. 20 Caused by Chronic Heart Disease iSwea City: On Tuesday afternoon Mrs. Eva Van Alstine passed suddenly away at the home of her son, Carl, near Pilot Grove. Death was caused by chronic valvular heart disease from which she had suffered for several years. Kva Otelia Anderson was born on the homestead of her father, A. G. Anderson in Swea township, Jan. 19, 1878. Her parents were among the first settlers in northwest Kossuth, locating here in 1872, when there were only three houses In Swea township, and Fairmont, Minn, was the nearest town. She was among the first to unite with the Swea City Baptist church when it was founded in 1894. On May 22, 1899, occurred her marriage to Charles E. Van Alstine at East Chain, Minn., where the couple farmed for many years. Six children were born: Ruby (Mrs. Ray Pierce) now of Los Angeles; Paul EJon, who preceded his mother in death in 1933; Naomi, who died in Infancy in 1904; and Carl, Andrew and Leroy. Following her husband's death a number of years ago, Mrs. Van Alstine moved to Swea City. For the past few years she has spent most of her time with her sons, Carl at Pilot Grove, and Andrew at Swea City. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the ®wea City Baptist church with Rev. J. E. Fatten of Bancroft and Rev. R. P. Bronleewe officiating. Burial was made be- 3 Algona £irb Sing in School Chair side the grave of her husband in the township cemetery at East Chain. Besides her children, Mrs. Van Alstine is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Axel Sundstrom (Lorena) formerly of Bancroft; Elon, Forest City; I Oscar of Elmore; Mrs. Hagbert Olson (Carrie); Mrs. Louisa-Berggren, and Norman, all of Swea City. Our Respects to the Boys and the Red Trucks as They Carry On The Norton Gang is quite a ,crew when Winter Winds howl, or when skies are blue. To hasten delivery of lumber or fuel— Though the going be hard for an army mule. But the best is yet in the New Year to come, When homes will be built, And work will be done, As the Red Trucks roll in And the Materials roll out Of our Pioneer Yard On the farmers route. (By the Yard -Alan) i F. S. Norton & Son \ 45 Year* of Service I 1 <WWWW*SS+SJ+MfJWJVJWJW& Dixianna Pancake Flour, 3 Ibs. 13c, 5 lb. bag 21c Farina ----------------------- 3 i/ 2 ib, bag 19c Coffee, Sorensen Special ____ 1 lb. 18c, 3 Ibs. 47c Black Figs ----------------------- 2 Ibs. 19c Toilet Paper --------------------- 6 rolls 25c Cherries ---------------------- No. 10 tins 59c Fresh Rhubarb -------------------- 2 Ibs. 25c Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Lutefisk pe r Link Sausage, home made _______________ lb. 25c Sir Loin Steak _______________________ lb. 27c Veal Stew ------------------------ perlb. 14c Pork Shoulder Roast, home butchered . Jb. 17c Fresh Side Pork, home butchered __________ lb. 19c Smoked Ham Shanks ___________________ lb. I6c Home BuUlu-nxl Betf and 1'ork by Halves or ((uurU-m Fresh Kibh and Oyster* 1'oultrj (or Nt-vv V»-;jri. Sorensen Grocery Co. We Deliver Phone 138-139 MANY GUESTS IN , SWEA CITY HOMES Swea Oity: Christmas guests at the home of their mother, Mrs. Anna Dahl included the Hubert Kruses and daughter Patricia of O'Neill, Neb., the Milton Dahls of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Peterson of Forest City. The Earl Griffiths of Algona spent the day with their mother, Mrs. Anna Griffith. Rev. and Mrs. R. P. Bronleewe drove to Goldfield Monday to eat Christmas dinner with her brother's family, the Floyd Nlnsers. Mr. and Mrs. Melford Anderson of Des Moines spent Sunday with her parents, the S. P. Eckholms. D. W. Fults drove to SJoux Falls to the C. J. Spieker home. The two ladies are sisters and a third sister. Miss Meta Dreyer, makes her home with the Bplek- ersv Dr. nnd Mm R.- MV MinJraJ had a family dinner for her mother, Mrs. R. Ei. Doak, New York City, and a brother. College students teachers and others home for the holidays included Minnie Looft, first grade teacher at Lincoln school, Fort Dodge; Darlene Kealer, sixth grade teacher, Dows; Wendell Eckholm, junior high, West Burlington; Vivian Fagerlund and Alpha Simmons, grades, Ringsted; June Larson, fifth and sixth, Clarkville; Lucille Evans, primary, Auburn; Bernice Smith, fourth and fifth, Ledyard; Walter WcCrary, commercial, Buffalo Cen- :er; Edith Dahl, first and second, fenton; Esther Smith, vocal music, Corwith; Hazel Lundquist, registered nurse, Minneapolis; Harold Schuer and Robert Berggren, students at Western Union College, LeMars; Donald Barger, Iowa State College; Vfaxine Rystad, Waldorf College; D. *'/. Fults, State University of Iowa; Berlin Larson, employed at Ames; Lucille Berg, senior at Buena Vista. Three Algona girls are singing in thn popular school choir shown above, sponsored by the Ham- Itonv School of Commerce, Mason City. Appearing as the seventh girl from the left in the third row from the bottom is Miss Anita Kohlhaas, a graduate of Algona high school. The first girl from the left in the top row is Margaret Bliley, and the fifth girl from the left In the top row is Margaret Nelson, both St Cecelia Academy graduates. Miss Kohlhaas sings first soprano, Miss Bliley first alto, and Miss Nelson second soprano. SENECA COLLEGE STUDENTS HOME Seneca: The college students spending the week end at their parental homes are: Joyce Bassett of Buena Vista College at Storm Lal:e at. the F. W. Bassetts; Perry Jen.sen of Iowa State College at Ames, at the P. H. Jtnsens: Teddy Jensen of Luther College of Decorah at the J. H. Jensens and Wesley Patterson of Iowa .State Teachers College at Cedar Falls al the O. K Patterson home. Terhune, Irvington RR Carrier, Resigns Irvington: Ben Terhune, local mail carrier on the Irvington mail route, bent in his resignation recently to become effective on Jan. 1st, Postmistress Beda Watson has appointed Lewis Scheppman now acting as substitute carrier to act in that capacity until an appointment can be made. There has been some talk of discontinuing the Irvington route and combining it with Lu- Vernc and Algona. However, the patrons are not in favor of this change, hence Sim Leigh and Henry Scheppman recently circulated a petition among the patrons asking for the route to be continued a* it is. This petition was forwarded to the post office department at Washington, l>. C. Church Programs Held in Swea City Swe.i City: The Baptist young people held u candlelight Christmas !>ei vice at the Guild hall last Thursday night. Rev. A. K. Belstrom ijt Kore.;t City was guest speaker. Christmas carols were uung by the congregation and special music was presented by Florence Alberts and Virgil Peterson. The Christmas bcripturu from St. Matthew waa read by Hubert Sanders and readings wvie givuii by Ruby Berg and Marjone Hil!j>U-n. Sv.'tu City's six Sunday Schools ijavf their (.'hriatmas programs on Wedueoduy, Friday and Sunday eve- jiijjua rvi>pf(.lively and Iiumuuuel Lutheran congregation attended the traditiu/ia.1 Christmas uiatin service ;it ,'/ 'M '/cloi.ii on .SuinJay morning. Dairy Farmers of County to Meet Here January 7th Dairy farmers of Kossuth county will attend the second of a series of meetings on dairy problems Wednesday of next week In Algona. The meeting will be held in the Legion hall beginning at 10 a. m. and after lunch an afternoon session will be held. Dr. K. W. Strouder, extension veterinarian from Iowa State College, Ames, will discuss diseases of dairy cattle and their control. The second speaker, who has not yet been definitely picked, will lead a discussion on the preparation of dairy cattle feed. More than 60 dairy fanners at:ended the first of the series of meetings held some time ago. The discussions are Informal In nature and the listeners are invited to partic- pate. The series is being sponsored by the county farm bureau, the cow testing association and the Algona Co-Operative Creamery. The annual meeting of the county 'arm bureau association was to be held Thursday. Members of tha county association were to hear re>orts by County Agent A. L. Brown, ilome Demonstration Agent, Mrs. ^uth Hicks and the home project leader. Members will attend a dinner and elect officers for the coming year. Algona Grapplers Win, 19 to 17 Algona grapplers won a wrestling meet from Gilmore City Friday night, 19 to 17, with the second battle between lightweights Landmesser and Neilsen featuring the contest Lftndmesser, Gilmore City's all- state lightweight again defeated Al- gona'a captain, Jerome Neilsen, in an overtime period by a decision, after the most grueling match either have had this year. Match Results 86 Ibs.—Egli (GO defeated O Bakken (A). 95 Ibs.—McCorkle (A) threw W EgH (GC). 105 Ibs.—Blanchet (GC) threw Altwegg (A). US Ibs—Landmesser (GC) defeated Neilsen (A) overtime. 125 Ibs.—Anfinson . (A) defeated Davis (GC). 1S5 Ibs.—Blanchet (GC) defeated Gellenfeldt (A) overtime. 145 Ibs.—Kerby (GC) defeated Holdren (A). 165 Ibs.—Anderson (A) defeated Sorenson (GC). 165 Ibs.—Ehrhardt (A) defeated Stalcupp (GC). Heavyweight—Conklin (A) pinned Duay (GC). Seriously 111 in Reno Hospital Double Wedding Held at St. Benedict St. Benedict: Banns of marriage have been published for the first time for Charles and Herman Heln- en and Imelda and Marie Foertsch from Wesley. This will be a double vedding on January 3 at Wesley. Corwith Teachers Hold Annual Party Corwith-Falrvlew: The women members of the Corwith school faculty held their annual Christmas ese checkers were played, aridfa gift grab bag was the feature of the evening. Those present were Misses Edith Wilson, Gertrude Hurley, Isabel Bye, Esther Smith, Lucille Kraus. Greta Chamberlain, Laurena Robinson, Angella Higglns, Bernice Risvold, Margaret Han bury and Jan? McDowall. Lunch was served. Classified Ads Friends of Dana Dodge of Fallen, Nevada, will regret to learn that he is in a hospital in Reno, where he recently underwent an operation. He has been In poor health for some time, and the operation revealed that he has cancer of the liver. His wife, who was a California girl, and his mother, Mrs. Emily C. Dodge, also of Fallen, visited in Algona about a year ago. Dana and his brother, Cart, have 'been In business in Nevada for the past twenty- five or thirty years. They are the nephews of Mrs. J. O. Paxson and cousins of Mrs. D. P. Smith of Algona. Kyle Keith is bookkeeper for the Dodge Bros. Congregational Church D. R. Martin, pastor 10 a. m. Sunday School. 11 a. m. Morning worship. The communion service. 7:30 p. m. Young People's society, including a social hour with refreshments. that Urile. The young people meet at 9:80, followed by Worship service at 7:30. first Lutheran Church M. Ju Skwtrand, pastor Next Sunday: Sunday School at 10 a. m. Morning worship at 11 o'clock , Annual meeting of the congregation on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 7:30 p. m. . t • ' Hospital News Kossuth Hospital Friday, December 23—Mrs. Carl Van Hoven of Algona gave birth to a baby boy. Friday, December 23—Mrs. Matt Weydert of LuVerne gave birth to a baby girl. Friday, December 23—Gottlieb Gronbach of Algona entered for medical care. Saturday, December 24—George Lau of Lu Verne entered for medical treatment Saturday, December 24—Alex Kambllnder of Truman, Minn., entered for treatment of injuries received in an accident Monday, December 28—Mrs. Willlam Knoner of Ledyard gave birth to a baby boy. Monday, December 26—Mrs. Art ECressIn of Fenton gave birth to a jaby boy. Monday, December 26—Mrs. H. Bockelman of Tltonka gave birth oa, !• -. . tec Webb of Altfona gave birth to TuSsday/D^eehiber HI— Leo Mtr* gen, Algona, entered with a brokett arm and wrist, and Andrew Mot Ian entered wltfi a broken leg received 1 , from an accident at the Algona light plant ''•'-• Tuesday, Decembei? ft— Mfa. Wte. Jentz of Fenton fell on the steps of her home and broke her leg. Tuesday, December 27—Antoir Rahm bf St. Benedict entered tor medical care. Tuesday, DeceiHbei' 27-^3Sarle> Gary Punke of Wesley Uttdetwent a tonsillectoiiiy,' ; - .-w General Hospital Tuesday, Decetnbef 20—Mrs. Arthur Moulds of Algona grave birth to a baby boy, named James Edgar. Mr. Moulds Is the Algona night policeman. Tuesday, December 20—Harry Schneider of West Send underwent an appendectomy. Wednesday, December 21—Lester McKenzt* of Hardy, major surgery. Saturday, December 24—Levin- Bakke of Ottosen entered for medical treatment Monday, December 2ft—Keith: Shellmeyer of West Bend underwent a tonsillectomy. Monday, December 24—Mary Kathryn Truesdell of Ottosen, tonsillectomy and adenoldectomy. Monday, December 26—iorirty Bakke of Ottosen, major surgery. Tuesday, December 37—Mrs. Lawrence Siekmeier of Forest City, major surgery. Trinity Lutheran Church P. J. Braner, pastor New Year's Eve: German service at 7:30 p. m. New Year's Day: Sunday School at 10 a. m. English service at 10:30 a. m. Presbyterian Church C. W. PfeUTer. pastor Sunday School at 10 a. m.; morning worship at 11, theme, "The Challenge of the New Year." • --Ihun ema b» no b«tt«r way of starting the New Tear than at a worship service. Come and Join us n the acknowledgment of God's irst place in our hearts and lives. Communion service will be observed Jan. 6. Any who desire to unite with our Fellowship will be received at Colwell Live Stock Auction Algona, Iowa TUESDAY, JAN. 3,1939 r JUNCTION 169 and 18 SALE EVERY TUESDAY Let's start the New Year <MT with a bane. We sure expect* big and planning on » big run of stock from now on. Win have the new pavilion completed before this sale. Modern, sanitary heated, well equipped for bosinesa, Auction force, desk cleric, bank clerk and yard help are picked especially for their line and we can render you real service. Government tested ticket scale* awurea yon of the correct weight , i Our holiday sale, Dec. 27, wa» really a hnmmew, not so large owing to the storm the night before, also holiday week, but the stock sou very good. Bring In your pigs, boars, bred cows and market hogs, we can really get them sold satisfactory to yon. Bring your cattle of an grade*, weight* and breeds. ALWAYS a demand for same. Do not hesitate to bring your fat cattle. We- have buyers here from packing plants regular. Our top on short fed Shorthorns last sale wa» $7.85. Can «en KoMuth and Hancock county sheep only on account of quarantine In some counties. Come one and all — attend a real live ute. H. M. Colwell, Owner la. State Bank, Clerk Colwell Bros., Auets. ^ For Sale FOR SALE—Royal Portable typewriter, wonderful condition, and priced very reasonable. See it at The Algona Upper Des Moines. FOR SALE—Purebred Spotted Poland China boars, vaccinated, price J18 and J25 each. —Howard Witham, 4'-i miles west of junction 169 and 18. 51*-52* FOR SALE—Jay Hulless pop :orn. really pops.—Merle Wellendorf. 49-52* FOR SALE—1929 Model A Ford coupe. Good condition, 4 new Urea. .See Mrs. H. M. Vinson, first house south of West Standard Oil Station 52' FOR SALE-Chester White gilts. Cholera immune. March farrow. Aaron Taylor, Burt. 52* FOR SALE—Two volume history of Kossuth County, by B. V, Reed. These command a premium. Reasonable price. Inquire at The Algona Upper Des Moines office. 49* FOR SALE—Young chickens, alive 15c lb.; dressed 18c Ib. Phone 30F21 or 519. 51* FOR SALE—Purebred spotted male hogs. Cholera immune. Some new breeding.—M. L. Barton, Lu- Verne, Iowa. 46-52* FOR SALE—Three bred Guernsey heifers. Some milk cows, T. B. and Bangs tested. Some well broke horses. No big price* -Stevenson Bros., east part of Britt, la. 52* GRADUATES of the Hamilton School at Mason City have been very successful in civil service work. Twenty-five received good appointments in one single montn in 1938 01-52 PIONEER HYBRID SEED CORN Carefully sorted and dried. Picked before a damaging freeze. Hand .sorted car by car. Damaged kernels removed BEFORE shelling. See or call Walter Vaudt. Whitte- rc.ore or R. I. Mawdsley, Burt. 52* FOR SALB—Cloap envelope*, strong, brown manllla: all sizes. At The Algona Upper Des Moines office. 45-tf FOR SALE-Typewriter ribbons. ain'i paper, clasp envelope*, at The Algona Upper Dea Moines office. FOR SALE Studio couch. South Jones. 121 For Rent FOR RENT~~Sulte of three heat- by Dr. L. G. Baker. Inquire Algona Upper Dea Moines office. 47 FOR RENT—Two heated office rooms over Moe & Sjogren store. Can be rented as a suite or separate ly.—Haggard & Peterson. Inquire Algona Upper Dea Moines office. 39 FOR RENT—Mrs. Doege's new six room house in Algona.—Aaron Taylor, Burt,. phone 8-F97. 52* Miscellaneous HAVE YOU a good Job? If not enter Mankato Commercial College, Mankato, Minn., Jan. 2. Send for free catalogue. 52 FOR FURNACE OILS and Distillates, rail Albert Grooters, phone 22fi, or Skelly Station 805. Prompt service. 50-52* THE MID-WINTER term of the Hamilton School of Commerce at Mason City, Iowa, will open January 3. 51-52 —LOANS— Personal—Auto Cant Refinanced Lower Payment* L. 8. BOHANNON Hutchison Bldg. Phone 103 52* HOME LOANS—Monthly reduction or straight term—Title 2 FHA loans, low interest rates—no commission. Loans for all purposes. —Algona Federal Savings & Loan 46-tf For Your Oar LUBRICATING—When a car is turned over to us for lubricating, you can be sure it will receive attention you would give it yourself. Stewart's Super Service, Champlin Products. 52 LET US VULCANIZE those broken tires and tubes. All work guaranteed.—Sampson Tire Service. 6-tl DROP IN at Sampson's Tire Service when in need of a used lira or tube. 52-tf Wanted WAITED—Old clothes and shoes for needy in this section. Will gather them Friday, Jan. 6th. Phone 560 for regular stuff. Phone 770 tor soldier's relief clothing.—Koesuth Board of Supervisors. 52 WANTED—Your dead stock— prompt, sanitary removal. Phone 7. Algona. We pay all phone calls.- Algona Rendering Co. 11-tf Lost and Found LOST—White English setter. Call 70S if found.—Virginia Scanlon. 62 To the Bare Walls! Everything Must Go at the ANNEX We well positively sell* "To The Bare Walls" this week. Any Coat or Silk Dress in the Store- MUST BE SOLD- Regardless of cost THIS WEEK. Winter Coats JANUARY "PRICES The Chrischilles Store Here's your opportunity to buy a fine winter coat before inventory- Also hundreds of fine silk and wool dresses at special prices- This week at Chrischilles 9 . i 1

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