Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 29, 1931 · Page 11
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 29, 1931
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1 >'JR >'•& feighbors well - *hos. > Attorney here s «W, fait- hod lived here PASTOR, WIFE, FEATUREDIN DAILY PAPER of his long practice jsften attended court In RECORD OF THE WEBSTERS HERE S GIVEN BY G-6, 1 * anniversary last week evening by entertaining: and ° ld fiends-' 1 ' 110 evon " * spent at cards, and a two- lunch, which included a wed- e was sewed. The guests the families of Frank De- Thomnfl bovine, Jack and rdDevlne, George Dumphy, Dumphy, John Hohenberger, t. Boyd. ^_ OIDDINOS, WESLEY, Y—'\V P. GlddlnfTS reach- lifsnh birthday last Thursday, I the occasion was observed at the I'of his son, A. E.. with a fam- EUer * «»«> o ' clock ' t A ^SJ cake was decorated with pignied candles. Guests not of 1 immediate household, were Mr. Mrs Gordon C. GIddings, grand- 1 n, north* of Wesley. Persona i called during the day to offer .ntulatlons,'were Mrs. Guy C. ngs, wife of a son at. Burt, Mr. Arthur Ward and his L-Mev Nellie, Algona. "Grandpa" ill, active, and In full passesslon i faculties. '.. '•"'.:•••'• I VERNE WOODMEN AND IGHBOHS INSTALL— ] VERNE — Tho Woodmen and Neighbors had dinner at [community hall after install i of officers last Thursday eve- Covers were laid for 60. A I hour followed, DISEASES FATAL i BABY AT BUllT— T—Loran Garland, Hlett, 19 •old son of Mr. and Mrs. lie Hiett, great-granison of Mr. 1 Mrs. H. G. A. Sewick,, died at [sewlck home early Sunday •nlng, following a several weeks with pneumonia, flu, and elns. The parents and grand, Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Allen, h the body Sunday noon for home at Julesburg, Colo., i the child will be burled. The i and Hietts came here five i ago to visit Mvs. Allen's pay- attend their golden wed- I SEAR WII1TTEMOBE I MARRIED— TEMORE — Relatives- and [nds surprised the Albert Vaudts t week Wednesday evening, the Ion being the Vaudts' silver ling anniversary. Guests were ! William and Herman Vaudts I the Ed and Carl Hansehnans I Verne; the Rev. and Mrs; Will \ Faulstlch, the Herman, August 1 Walter Vaudts, Louis Wehrs , and Arnold Gades, Whltte Many, silver gifts were pre and a midnight lunch .was B.B. TEAMS B TO THOMPSON— ' — Our basketball team 1 Thompson here Friday nteh't rttslost, 11-30, and. the boys The Wesley boys feel that I aid well, at that, for Thompson n undefeated team. , This week esday both teams go to Ren The Wesley town team de the Woden town team, and at Woden Saturday night the piey team won, 25-15* •••--,:•• GRANDPARENTS TWO ' W A WEEK— ITT^'^E — Mr. and Mrs aeine became grandparents 'twice last week. A girl was 1 to Mr. ana Mrs. Arthur Pal ,of Dolllver, and' a boy to Mr L ktu ° W Melne ' Whltteinore F^the first child for the Pal the .Arnold Meines have and a Serib the funeral b brother Edward, attended an l Sueur ' Mln » t mmer> Ir vlngton ' ALGONA, IOWA, JANUARY 29,1931 Number 20 Algona's Baptist Church The story below and the accompanying pictures appeared in a recent Issue of the Mason City Globe-Gazette. If, as wags once insisted, the reacher has to dip down into a bar- el for his Sunday sermons, it will aye to be conceded that the Rev. Frank H. Webster, pastor of the First Baptist church here, has a monstrous barrel. For it was 12 ears a week ago Sunday that he egan ministering to the spiritual eeds of his congregation here. Almost every Sunday since that Janu- ry day in 1919 hae found him in he pulpit of the' large edifice pic- ured here. In his sermon a week ago Sun- ay, Mr. Webster reviewed briefly these dozen years of "happy and larmonlous service." Fronting his hlrteenth year, he reminded his >eople that while no pastor, and no hurch, could foresee what might lie >efore them in the unexplored fu- ure, the "loyalty and sacrificial service, which has characterized the iast, give promise for a worthy fu- ure." Leads In Auxiliary Work. Mrs. Webster, a gold star mother, not"\only the loved and appreci- Ued "mistress of the manse," but he is well known In American Legion Auxiliary circles throughout he state. For two years she served is chairman of the' department rehabilitation committee. One year ihe was state chaplain. Six years ihe served as county chairman of Cossuth county.- Two years she wan ice committeewoman for the tenth district and for nine years she has teen president of the local auxiliary unit. At present she le county chairman and secretary of the local unit. Seventy years ago next May, when Algona was but a tiny village, a land of 16 persons organized the First Baptist • church. The first )uildlng was occupied in 1870. Twenty-three years later the present "commodious building was dedicated. He's the 19th Pastor. During, these almost 70 years 19 men have served as pastor. On January,19,. 1919, Mr. Webster began ils ministry. In point of continued service Mr. Webster is now dean of ;he Baptist ministers of northern iowa. Only three other Baptist ministers in the state have been so ong, or longer, in their present pas- crates. Mr, Webster was born on a -farm in southern Minnesota. There, as a joy, he worked on the home farm summers, and walked a mile and a mlf to the country school in the winter. Later he was a student In Jie Albert Lea high school. Moving to Iowa he helped his father break up* a new prairie farm a mile east of the village of Ayrshire in Palo Alto county. Leaving the farm he entered Des Moines college, later going to Central college at Pella, where he was graduated in the clase of '92. That tall he was ordajnod as a minister In "the Baptist dehbminatlo'n, and as pastor of the Baptist church at Ida Srove. ' A year later Mr.'Webster special work and there he met Miss Florence A. Marston, who later became Mrs. Webster. In April, 1895, they ; were married at Olympla, Wash. Spent 19 Years In West. Twelve-years, were spent in the west, six In Washington, three in California, and three in Nevada. From Sparks, Nov., where they had organized the Baptist church, and led in building a church and parsonage, they returhed to Iowa. Among the churches served here Maquoketa, Jefferson, and Grinnell. ; There were four children in the Web8.terfa.miij!. Francis H. Web.,„., graduated from Des Moines college,' was • superintendent of Schools at Belplt, Iowa, for one year, and enlisted in the 168th infantry in May, 1917. He saw service in the battles of Champaigne, Chateau Thierry, St. Mlehl an£ the Argonne Forest, where he fell in action October U', 1918. Second. Sou Enlisted. . Hiram ]L. Webster was a student in. Des Moines college when the war opened.. He dropped out of college and taught In the Charter Oak high school one year, and enlisted in May, 1918. He was assigned to work In the topographical school at Jackson, S, C., first as student, then as instructor. Later he was sent to the officers' training camp at Louisville, JCy., where he was at the sign- Ing of the armistice. He re-entered college, and the following summer united in marriage to Miss Marie Siever, of Denison. They are now living at Qshkosh, Wis., where Mr, Webster is proprietor of the Modern Art Studio. They have a family of three fine children. Penelope, after being graduated from Des Moinee university, ana teaching two years, was united » marriage to Mtlton M. Thompson, a, senior law student at Ann Mich. They - now live av ^^> \1 I, , ral»—nV.afll +Vl6 LEDYARD WOMEN ORGANIZE CLUB FOR FANCYWORK Ledyard, Jan. 27—Some time Ago ; a group of Ledyard women decided ^ to meet evenings weekly and do fancy work. Mrs. Jesse.O'Keefe had ,tho first meeting. The women usu- jally meet eVery.. Tuesday night, but , last week the society met Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. L. A. Nltz. The women named the society The H, G. L. Lunch was served : by the hostess. The members of the j organization are Mesdames Plngle, i Gelhaus, Brack, Mentor, O'Keefe, j Flynn, learner, L. A. and Max Nltz, Moulton, Logan, and Kelly. Leilyartl Loses to Livermorc— Livermore basketball boys went I home with the long end of the score last week Tuesday, but the Ledyard boys played a good game nevertheless. Ostermann, Ledyard's center, is tall, but Raney, of Livermore, is several inches taller. The visitors made good on a much larger percentage of shots than the locals did. Livermore made 46 shots and 16 baskets, while Ledyard made 65 shots and eight baskets. The score 37-22. After the game Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Barrett entertained the Visiting team at lunch. Mrs. Barrett j is a graduate of the Livermore high school and has a brother on ' the Livermore team. school at church. the German Reformed THE REV. FRANK H. WEBSTER MRS FRANK H. WEBSTER J,M,COXAND WIFE OBSERVE WEDDING DATE Irvington, Jan. 27 — Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cox entertained last week Wednrrday In honor of their 40th wedding anniversary. Guests were tut Grunt Samples, Capitola Sample, the M. E. Wooslcrs, the M. J. Join:«!(•», the Ben Potters, the Vern Barkers, Mrs. J. F. Schoby, Mrs. Stellu. Sabln, and the Earl Miller family. After arrival Mrs, Barker, Mrs. Miiler-and Capitola Sample- took charge of the dinner and served. After dinner Mr. and Mrs. Cox were presented with a beautiful floor lamp. They also received flowers and other gifts. Capitola Sample gave d; talk and presented the gifts after which she read an original poem in their honor. Mi-, and Mrs. Cox have lived on their farm here for 22 years. They were both born and grew up hear Kenny, 111., and .were married at Aurura, Neb. For a few years af ter their marriage they fanned in Illinois, then came here, where they have lived ever since. an eye and glasses' fitted and the 2-,'.st taken from his broken leg. irvingtnn I'air Are Married— Vernon Robison and Verria Gardner were married 'In Fort Dodge ast week Monday afternoon. The new -Mrs. R'obison's parents live near Plum Creek, but recently she has been employed at the Jake Maasdam farm home. Vernon is the eldest' •son of Mr. and Mrs. Rome Robison. Mrs. Ralph Leo Unwell— . Mrs: Ralph Lee is in 111 health following an operation for sinus trouble early last week. Mrs. Lee has been suffering with headaches for some months. * It was necessary to have a piece of bone in her nose removed. Mrs. Mary Harness Sick- Mrs. Frank Dltsworth has learned that her mother, Mrs. Mary Harness, who is visiting a son at Wal- wonth, Wis., has had a recent sick spell. Mrs. gall stones. Harness suffers with at Stepson college, Indlanola. Webster's 1? ye*rs here, church has experienced a 60 pe* Total No Church Next Sunday— The Rev. Mr. English preached Sunday on Job HI. There will be no church service next Sunday as the Rev. English has been called to Cedar Rapids Saturday, and will be unable to return and preach the next day. Sunday school will, therefore, be held at 10 a. m. instead of at 11 o'clock. Mrs. T. E. Wick wire, Sunday school treasurer, read a report Sunday showing a big in crease in the Sunday school this month over January 1929. This In. crease is laid mainly to the change Of services from afternoon to morn ing. The report said attendance had jumped from 67 to 145 tor the first three Sundays in each year, and that the collection had a corresponding increase, from $3.57 to 18.39. Alvin \Veher, Ella Jordan We*— Alvin Weber and Ella Jordan were married last week Tuesday at the Little Brown church, Nashua. Immediately after the ceremony the couple left for a honeymoon in Chicago and other points in Illinois. The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al Jordan and has lived with her parents in this vicinity for many years. For the last few years she has been env ployed at the Bloom store, Algona. Alvin Is .the second son of Frank Weber and has for the last several years had charge of his father's farm here, where the couple plan to niake their future home. Fire Damages Ford Sedan— Roscoe Brown's new Ford sedan was badly damaged Sunday evening when it caught fire. Roscoe was driving quietly along and struck a match and the flame was followed by an explosion and the car caught fire, burning the top off, and dfe- stroying cushions and other attachments. It is believed that gas fumes leaked from the tank and caused the explosion. Homo from Hospital— Mr and Mrs. Frank Thornton returned to their hpp» K"* week *** day evening after a week City. M F- TbornJtQfl was hto an »y«Iowa Other- Irvlngton News Joe Wilhelmi, Bancroft, came Sunday morning and took his wife anfl daughter Beverly, who are staying with Mrs. Wilhelmi's parents, Mr. and Mrs. V.. J. Schichtl, ,to Bancroft to spend .the day with rela, lives. He plans to move his fam^ ily to Bancroft when a suitable house, can be had. ]' The Aid meets next week Thursday evening at the church parior. Families and friends of the members are to be Invited and charged l()c each for supper. .The women are .to furnish one covered dish. Standings of H.'S. Classes— The freshmen had the highest class average, 92% per cent, in semester teats: Anna Jones, 94; Lillian Sanders, 94; Kenneth Thompson, and Tilmer Halvovson, each SI These pupils were on the semester honor roll. The juniors were next high, with an average of 91 3/5 per cent; Melbourne'Jones, 94; Elmer Junkermeier, 92; Elmer Zielske, 92; Alice Moulton, 90; and Elgar La Coeur, 90. The senior class average was 91 per cent: Mary Jane Lewis 93; Wilson Brack, 91; Arlene Prin- jgle, 91; Harold Herzog, .91; Reuben Green, 90; Gladys Berglund, 90. The sophomores had an average of 90 1/3 per cent: Fern Lewis, 91; Lydia Logeman, 90; Eleanor Sanders, 90. Mrs. Thompson Loses Mother- George Thompson and hie sons Kenneth and Duane went to Lu Verne last week Wednesday to at tend the funeral of Mrs. Thompson's mother, Mrs. W. B. Mason. Mrs Thompson had been at the bedsidi of her mother for some time, bu returned with them Friday evening The son Milton, of Sioux City, who came to attend his grandmother's funeral, is now visiting his parents Win, Lisse at Lone Rock—The boys and girls' basketbal teams played at Lone Rock Friday night. The girls, who were defeated 44-21, played a good game desplt the looks of the score. The Ledyari boys won, 27-11. Gable, high scorer made six field goals; Ostermann three field goals and two free throws; Warner and Zleleke, each one field goal, and Green one fiel goal and one free throw. VJ Fourteen Pupils in Declams— , Fourteen pupils have gone in to senior high declamatory work. The; are: oratorlcalr-aCenneth .Thompson Mary Jane Lewis, Willis Dynr Claude Reece; dramatic — Lydit Logemann, Walter Miller, LumetU Reece, Fern Lewis, Mary Elizabeth Miller, Arlene Pringle, Anna, Jones humorous—James Logan; Fredt Schadendorf, and Lillian Saunders. Child Badly Scalded. Lu Verne, Jan. 27 — Bonnie :Lee, 3-year-old' daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bonnie Ellifritz, was,severely burn- edj from the waist down Monday, when she upset a boiler of water, Her mother was fprmerly Mildred Stoddard. • New Bart Cafe. Burt, Jan. 27 — Roy Ollum will open a sandwich and shprt-order shop this week In the building , recently occupied by the Gerhardt barber shop, • ' Depplngs at D. M. Again— Mrs. Depping was recently again called to the bedside of her sister a Des Moines. 'The Rev. Mr. Depplng and Alvin went down last Thursday and none had returned by Sunday so there was no sermon or Sunday ..RADIO REPAIRING. Electric and Battery Seta Guaranteed Service E. A. Genrich Phone 99 NOTICE T»e Algona Cp-Operative Creamery stockholders and patrons annual meeting and dinner at 12,00 o'clock noon at Odd Fel* lows hall Saturday, January 31. ' You must have your reservation in for dinner by Friday, January 30. -Two tickets allowed each patron, ' Signed: M.. P. CHRISTIANSEN, , Secretary- T" Fnciilty Meeting is Held— Last Thursday evening Naomi Howott entertained the faculty at a regular meeting. Her program subject was "The Problem Child." The meeting was followed by a social hour, and lunch was served. I'iistor Duiiiinon is Recovering— Friends here have been glad to learn that ,the Rev. Mr. Dammon's operation last week was not for a ancerous condition as at first re- orted but for adhesions. He is re- overing. r» Gingrich Getting Well— Ira Gingrich, who is at the Alona howpital with one leg broken nd the other badly crushed, the esult of a dynamiting accident re- orted last week, is recovering. antes Lloyd Home Again— James Lloyd, who is a hospital pa- ent at Algona, was recently able ) walk eight blocks. He is ex- ected home this week-Wednesday. Huh Women Entertain Hubbies— The Sunshine club entertained the usbands at 7 o'clock dinner last veek Tuesday evening at Mrs. J. T. leany's. Other Ledyard. Mr. and Mrs. Flyn.i and Mesdames 3yer, Warner, Knon?r, Weinberger, Logan, Jenks, and 1 layer went to ju Verne Friday to attend the fun- ral of Mrs. Thompson's mother, Jrs. W. B. Mason. Supt. Lauritzen and his wife went o Humboldt Saturday to attend a. Humboldt county school tournament. Mrs. Paul Gelhaus's mother and mother, Mrs. Brandt and Herbert Brandt, Hollandale, spent Sunday lere. The Methodist orchestra Is prac- icing a number for a district con- est in March at Forest City. Anita Gelhaus has been sick with he flu, and was unable to' attend school all last week. The Leon Wordens are expected home this week from' two months n California. Laura Busch had her tonsils 'removed Monday at Bancroft by Doctor Devine. Norma Mansmith has returned to her work at the Algona Bakery. D. A. Carpenter was .a Mason City caller Saturday., ••'" • •• • FENTON BOYS ARE WARNED NOT TO SHOOT ROAD SIGNS Signs reading, "Protect Fenton Children," which were put up by the Fenton Legion post to saifeguard against accidents, have been made targets by boys with rifles, according to the Reporter. A warning was given the boys, and future shooting inside tbe city limits wilt be a cause for persecution of the culprit. Bonar to Speak. Burt, Jan. 27—The Farm Bureau will meet this week Friday evening at G. P. Hawcott's, and J. L. Bonar, Algona attorney, will speak on The Ages of Iowa. There will also be a tableau on the women's project work, besides music. F. L. HOPPE The Jolly Auctioneer — who never(alls to hold a crowd. Haa had I*< years of experience in stock and farm sales. Prices reasonable. Satisfaction, guaranteed. Give me a. trial. Phone 706-J. Algona. Bltf Wanted: You to try Richard's Rheumatic Remedy. Reaches every . bone, -muscle, tissue and JoMt Removes the cause. Stops the pain. 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