The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 28, 1950 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 28, 1950
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4-Atgono Upper DM Motn>» Tuesday, February 28, 1950 Morris Polhemus Rites Held Thursday At Burt Burt — Funeral services for Morris Polhemus were held at the Presbyterian church Thursday afternoon with Rev. Ray K. Hill, pastor, in charge. A quartet, Chauncy Chipman, Kirby Smith, Jeanette Horstman, and Evelyn Mawdsley, sang. Pallbearers were C. F. Whalen, Clint Waltman, E. R. Waltz, H. E. Rachut, F. L. Pratt, and Cliff Schrader. Burial was in the Burt cemetery. The daughter, Lois, sons, War' ren and Edward, were here before the death of the father, but a son, Ernest, was unable to come due to ill health. Morris Polhemus was born Oct. ?, 1870, son of Michael T. Polhemus and Mary J. Milligan, in El Paso, 111., and died at his home in Burt, 1:05 a. m., Feb. 21, in his 79th year. Death Was due to pneumonia following a heart attack Feb. 7 of this year. Mr. Polhemus married the late Lillie B. Tucker and moved to a farm near Burt in 1905. To this union were- born two children, Ernest of Artesia, Cal., and Lois of Chicago, 111. Mrs. Polhemus passed away at Burt, April 21, 1905* Mr. Polhemus then married Amelia tteitzel on March 24, 1906. To this, union were born two sons, Warren of St. Louis, Mo., and Edward of Artesia, Cal. In addition to the widow ahd children, the surviving include six grandchildren, James and Marcia, children of Ernest; Bob and Billy, children of Warren; Charleen and Mary, children of Edward. The deceased will long be re- SPOTTED POLAND CHINA BRED GILT SALE SO-REGISTERED GILTS-50 Bred to three outstanding boars selling. SATURDAY, MARCH 11 1:30 p.m. in heated sale pavilion at Buffalo Center, Iowa. This also is a good opportunity for 4-H and F. F. A. boys. If you are look- in gfor quality foundation stock. Write for free catalog. BERT S. GEERDES & SON Lakota, Iowa AucMehMrs: Chat. W. f*ylor and *6h Martin, Fremont, Neb. Fieldmen: Web Boy *S0 W. 6!h St. Fremdnt, Neb. Lew NlchoU, Webstar City, Iowa membered by his friends for the number of years in which he delighted in giving sleigh rides for the town youngsters with his well known team and sleigh bells. Before hid death Mr. Polhemus confessed his faith in Jesus Christ to a ChrlfetiaA friendi Meihodtii Chutch Burt, loWa Willihm S. Handy, Pastor Sunday, March 5 Sunday school 10 a. m. Morning Worship 11 a. m. Serrfton by the Pastor "The Greatest Fellowship" M.Y.F. 7:30 p. m. The choir will meet at the church at 7:30 p. m. Wednesday. The W.S.C.S. will meet at the church Wednesday, March 1 at 2:15 p. m. The Adult Fellowship at the church last Thursday was attended by nearly 100 people. The supper was bountiful. The program was enjoyed by everyone present. Presbyterian Church Ray K. Hill, Minister Sunday, March 5 10 a. m., Morning Worship Sermon, "Jericho Road" 11 a. m., Sunday school Adult Topic, "Ephesus" was laid to rest In the 'East Lawn cemetery, Algona. He leaves, besides his parents, a half-brother, Donald Bierstedt, grandparent; Mr. and Mrs. Claud Sigsbee, anu 'a grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Behrends of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Kienitz, It3 . nd daughter Ann of Algona spent Sunday last week Vith Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kiehit*. Mrs. Be\ha ManSmith of Bancroft retfently scad her house in that town and hafe purchased the Rlngsdorf estate house in the north part of Burt, that has been occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Dale Dundas. M Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Arndorfer were Sunday Sinner guests at the Ervin Kramer home in Bancroft. The following were also guests: Mr. and Mrs. Joe Willger and Mrs.. Elizabeth Willeger of Aigona; Mr. arid Mrs. Lawrence Kirsch and son of Whittemore, and Mrs. Veronica Rothler, Algona. Mrs. Arridoffer and Mrs. Kramer are sisters. Mrs. ftothler is their mother. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Kramer, Bancroft, were also guests. The VFW Auxiliary held a reg- ' ' meeting at the home Tuesday ular business Glenn Hutzell op . At the regular morning service of the Burt Presbyterian church on Sunday, Feb. 19, a pair of brass offering plates, given in memory of Mrs. Elsie Thompson, were dedicated for the use of the church. Mrs. Jay D. Graham and her son, Glenn Graham of Algona, attended funeral services for Oscar Cedarholm at Whittemore last week Tuesday. Mr. Cedarholm was a brother-in-law of Mrs. Graham. Mrs. Glenn Hutzell entertained the Canasta Six at her home on Thursday afternoon of last week. Lorena Riebhoff, who is attending Garret college in Evanston, JU., surprised her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lance Riebhoff, by Coming home for the weekend last week. Monday was Mrs. Riebhoff s birthday.. Mrs. Seib Behrends of Lone Rock was brought from the Hampton hospital for a few days at the home of her pai-ents, Mr. and Mrs. Claud Sigsbee. Mr and Mrs. Behrends were parents of a baby boy born in the Hampton hospital, Monday. The baby, which weighed only three pounds and three ounces, lived but a short time. Services for the infant Were held in the McCullough chapel, Algona, Wednesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, with Rev. evening. This organization has about 25 members, with Mrs. Luther Fairbanks joining Tuesday evening. They voted to send a cash donation to the VFW National Home at Eaton Rapids, Mich., for the Iowa cottage. Mrs. Ed Kienetz visited recently with her sister, Mrs. Martin Jacobson, and a brother, Harry Campbell, in Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Alborn of Walker, Minn., spent last week with the Jake Giffords, The Al- borns plan to move to Burt in the near future. Mrs. Henry Meier entertained a number of women at her home Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lovstad, Susan and Bobby, were Sunday guests at the Glenn Cfilly home in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Engstrom and John, Algona, were also guests, and the dinner was in honor of Mrs. Engstrom's birthday. Mrs. Lovstad and Mrs. ling-j strom are sisters, and Mrs. Crilly is their mother. Audrey Voyles, a sister, was also there. The Little German Band, or "Gloom Chasers" entertained a gathering at the VFW hall in Al- goria, Saturday evening fend again on Sunday evening they played tor the Fellowship meeting at the Methodist church, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Arndorfer entertained their c»rd party group at their home TUes- Loetch in charge. Eugene Henry' day evening. The following were FARM AUCTION Not being able to rent a suitable farm, I will hold a closing out kale of all property at l!»t«d,b«bw on the farm located 4 mile* wetf Of Afaona and 5 Mites south, or 2 miles north and 6 miles east of West Ben7/on Tuesday, March 7 1-Purebred Red Poll cow, 3 yrs. old, not registered, fresh in May 2-three year old cows, red and roan, one fresh 30 days, one by sale date. 1-roan cow, coming 3 years old, fresh in spring. 1-red heifer calf, 2 months. 1-Purebred Red Poll bull, two years old in May, not registered. 1-roan cow, 6 yrs. old, fresh three months, bred. 2—Angus Steers, one year old. 1-red steer, 9 months. 1—roan steer calf, 7 months. MACHINERY, ETC. McC-Deering 1-P single row picker on rubber, 3 yrs. old, picked about 200 acres. F-12 Tractor, rubber and power lift, foot gears, cultivator for F-12 10-20 Tractor on rubber End gate seeder 2-14 Little Genius plow 36 ft. Elevator, wood, speed jack and hoist S»eel wheel wagon with box, old John Deere hand corn shelter, steel 50 ft. hammermill with belt Hog Waterer heater Daisy barrel waterer Hog troughs and pans Oil chick brooder, chick feeders Electric heoter for chicken fount 100 ft. '4 inch pipe Log chain; shop tools; gas barrels McCormick-Deering 6 ft. mower Case 10 ft. disc harrow 20 foot steel drag, folding evener Deering binder (windrower) Spring tooth harrow, 9 foot Case horse planter, tractor hitch New Idea spreader Electric fencer with insulators 10 inch John Deere hammermill 4 wheel trailer with box, 1950 license McCormick-Deering No. 4 cream sparater Fertilizer attachment for 102 McC-Deering planter Cob burning tank heater 2-'/4 h. p. heavy duty electric motors 240 rods barbed wire 20 steel posts 10 rods chicken wire, 4 ft. Emery wheel; post drill; table saw; forks; shovels; baskets; pails. OTHIR ITEMS TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION " ndition ' wir « d; • x 12 ehair ' M * nar<h whi " ename * ' ?' t ° a ear ' * nar< w " e " amal e ° o1 «»i». 9° enamel sink, 24 in.; large coal circulating healer; fruit cans and other small items. L. L. COLE cupboard; Lee Colwell, Auctioneer Iowa State Bank, Clerk guests: Mr. and Mrs. Wallade Hawcott, Mr. And Mrs. Edmund Larson, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lovstad. Mr. and Mrs. Honaifl Ortman, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Sabin, and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Westling. Mr. Lovstad and Mrs. Larsen and Mr. and Mrs. Westling got prizes. The hostess served lunch. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bristol and son, Boyd, and Mrs. Clyde Bristow spent two weeks on & trip to Ohio and Indiana, recently. Mrs. Bristow visited her sistef, Mrs. P. A. Barntrager, at South Bend, Ind., and the Ralph Bria- tows visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Marbough at Willshire, Ohio. Mrs. Ralph Bristow and Mrs. Marbough are sisters, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lovstad were Monday evening guests At the Lawrence Chipmans. The evening was Spent playing canasta. An Q.E.S. school of instruction was held in the hall Monday af" ternoon and evening. A luncheon was served at noon to the officer's' and guests, some 26 in all. Mr"S, Mary Randolph of Havelock, district instructor, had charge in the afternoon. Initiation work was put oil in the .evening. Dick and Bob Jensen of Lone Rock gave horn Solos, accompanied by Mrs. Voigt of Fenton. L. V. Olson sang two selections. TJiere were Visitors here from Swea City, Algona, Iowa Falls/ and Havelock. U. and I. circle will meet with Mrs. Luella Arndorfer on Tuesday, March 14. Fidelas class meeting had to be cancelled for this month. It was to have met with Mrs. McMullen on Wednesday. The Band Mothers will meet with Mrs. Clifford Holding, Wednesday evening, March. 1. The Canasta Six entertained their husbands at a canasta party at the Martin Griese home Thurs- eVehing. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bristow plan to move the first of the week to their new farm home near Pine River, Minn. The post office address is Mildred. Mr. Randolph of Havelock spent Monday afternnoon with Luther Miller: Mr. and Mrs. Andy Phillips and Jill of Algona spent Tuesday With the Robert Moores. Aundra Lou Phillips is spending a few days with relatives in Minnesota. Mrs. Milo Rentz and son of Al- goha spent Wednesday with the Cecil Stewards, Mrs. Roadinger of Fentpn also spent the afternoon-with Mrs. Steward. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Dodds, Algona, were dinner guests on Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lovstad. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Vogel spent several days in Iowa City with the Robert Melvilles. Custodians Hold Meeting, Burt . B "rt •— The regular meeting of the Kossuth Chapter of Custodians was held in the Burt school house, Saturday evening, with Mr. and Mrs. Jav D. Graham entertaining. Some 2Q members attended, as follows: Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Miller of West Bend; Mr. and Mrs. James MacGonegil of Ringsted; Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Householder of Lpne Rock; Mr. and Mrs. Melyin Lee of Emmetsburg; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Klamp, Mr. and Mrs. Adolf Nass of Whittemore, with Mr - and Mrs. Alfred Anderson of Goldfield. As there is not a chapter in their county, the Andersons meet h < C , K ° ss " th f °lks. After the o clock dinner, served by the Grahams, the business meet- 1 g ^ as held . and the rest of the 11 « evenin S was spent soci- aUy- Mr and Mrs. Zeilske, Ledyard. and Mr. and Mrs. Oftedahl of aeneca were unable to attend M?. find MrS. Olive? Math§dfi and son, Melvin, of West Bend Speilt Tuesday evening with Mr, ind Mrs, F. G. Soder&erf ,. Mrt. Mathson is a slater of Mr. Soder. r. and Mrs. Christy J. DlSoh and Chris Leslie 6f „_ BlbOming Prairie, Mirin., spent .Friday and Saturday with the J; D. (Srahftms. Saturday w»s Melvlh Graham's birthday. Mrs. Olsbn is the loririer Helen Graham. . - - -• Mr. and Mrs. Clifford AbBaS, daughters Judy and Janice of Elmore, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miller of Algona were Sunday visitors at the Walt Steward home. Mrs. Miller is the former Mary Ellen steward, and Mrs; Abbas is the former Doretta Steward: Mr, and Mrs. Earl Miller had the following relatives at their home Sunday: Mr. and Mrs, Raymond Lovstad, Sherril and John, Mr. and Mrs. John Miller knd Dianna, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Miller and .Carol Ann. The dinner Was in observance of Mrs. Paul Miller's birthday. Mrs. FretfRyther and Mf s 1 . 1 G. Wefnaft of Algona Were business visitors in town Thursday. They were afternoon Quests of Mrs. Iscnberger. Mrs. Ryther is a SiS- ter of Mrs. Isenberger. . Fidelis class me< with Mrs. Md- Mullen, February 22, instead of with Mrs. J. L. Miller as stated ih the church notes. This place of meeting was changed since church notes Were Written. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Boettcher and Mr. and Mrs. Glee Bullock were dinner guests at the Marlon Chipmans Thursday evening fit Dolliver and attended a basketball game at Estherville. At the regular meeting of the O. E. S., recently, Mrs. D. D. MonlUx of Algona gave a talk on her trip abroad. The talk, about the countries she visited — Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark-*-was of interest to the members. , Manly Klinger was a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Spry on Monday. Mr. Kiintfer, who was the blacksmith her« last year, Is attending school in Minneapolis. Mrs. Klinger teaches at Titonka. Mf. and Mrs. Pete Pleffimel end Children and the Ed LOhgs Of Algoha and Mf. and Mrs. F. L. Sheirbttrt of West Bend were Sunday visitors at the Ivah Ixttlgs. The Sheirbdns Wefe here the weekend also; Mis and Mrs. Ivan Lone entertained the following relatives »t dinner Friday everting in honoi; of the W, W. Boettchera' 27th wedding anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Boettcher, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Holding, Kay, Larry, and Bruce. Triple Ploy Bill Here Friday Night A special treat in entertainment will be offered at the high school auditorium Friday, March 3, when three one-act plays hre is "The Vanishing Princess." It casts Joan Sharp. Albert ttfchj Barbara Galbraith, and David The second play, tlf f he Tangled Web" is a comedy about an extremely absent-minded professor. It casts: Cameron SMerk, Alicfe Kresensky. Joanne Kurtz, and Marcia Stillman. The final play is A. A. Milne's famous comedy of satire, "The Ugly Duckling"'. The all-school cast is as follows; Jack Allan, Ronald Hutchings, Nancy MeAl- pllne, , &«, Dttttn* Schlsft Bob § te, and Ronald Peterson. This up yriu »*e t$KBA'..te the 1m fty R-ddUcUftH Festival in tewa ty, Mirth 29. Mr. Weber, vocal music mstrUc- t6f, Will direct ?r«shmen ind Sophomore music talent for your entertainment between the plays. JtuSfter* Thirteen members of the Riverdale Rustlers 4-H club met for the Febrarv meeting at the home of Carol wagrier. Phyllis and Donna Jean Scoby were assistant hpstesst. A talk was given by Dorina Jean Scoby. Gloria -Steele discussed wallpaper, Patty Haed- eap and Shirley Wiener guests. Give Your Home or Church 1285 HAMMOND ORGAN will brine into TOUT home the fiiD, rich, blg-organ mute yraV* "" ftlwaya admired... at a price that yon can Hilly afford. ThU new Spinet Model b the eadett of all organ* to learn to play... it designed to fit the'unallert botuo or tiniert apartment ... yet is a complete two-manuml-and-pedal Hammond Orcaa. It ha* the fambtu Hammond tonal lyitem, pedal keyboard with new "automatic legato" control, teU-contained tone equipment within the coniole. Nerer lieed* tuning; no iotttllatlon expaue. Come in, eee it and hear It at our •howroom*. toon. 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