Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 24, 1931 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 24, 1931
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24, 1981, Grade Children Give Program at Lone Rock KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA ^^^^^^^^^•^^^^••••••^^^^^^•i^MBlBBB^^^^BBBHBHMBBMBBHMB^BMMB^BBBBMM^^H PAQETHRBa services who died at Cherokee last Home, ' " afternoon, tho Charge. Burial the Blirt cemetery. wae born September son of Mr. Moor*. He a came grain buainess at at ail-worth, and In 1024 he had "breakdown, and since £ has been a patient at the ^coore Is survived by an 11- f ' M on Bryce, ndw In Okla,„ fother, Arthur Moore, Clarence, of Titonka, 'Davenport, and by two • w|il Anderson, oioux . "*, and Mrs,-Ruth Nle- So{ California. Out-of-town ° h ere for the services In- e hls father and his ' sister, Lone Hook, Dec. 22—A.Christmas program by tho . grade pupils wan given at the Lone Hock auditorium •last Thursday evening. The program follows: • ' Recitation and song, grades 1, 2, 3, and 4; song, .Tessc Ulane.hard and Vernon Holllster; Such a Nice Boy (street scene) Billy and Betty Marlow, William Householder, and Jack Marlow. Jake Snyder's Christmas — Play by 5th and Oth grade pupils: Jake Snyder, Vernon Holllster; Beth, Arlene Olson; Voice in Radio, John Sprank; Anna, Clara Blerle; Jo, Marian Jonusen; Mae, Luella Schmidt; Dot, Elizabeth Duddlng; John, Jessie Blanchard; Bill, Chester Simpson; Boh, Bernard Gcn- rlch; Ned, Wm. Knoll. Scenes—Act 1, sitting room of Beth and Tom's home; act 2, room Seneca Aid to Translate Constitution to English Seneca, Dec. 15 •— Monday afternoon Mrs. Henry Looft entertained Mrs. Jennie Jensen, Mrs-. J. II. Jensen, and Mrs. Milieu Jensen at her home. The. women met to check up tho hooks before the annual meeting, and to translate the constitution of the Aid from Norwegian to Kng- llsh. The constitution, when translated, will be read at the annual meeting for the benefit of new members. JAMES SMITH, PIONEER, DIES AT SWEA CITY at Mrs. Martha «t Jake Snyder's shack. Between acts — Miss Prim's Christmas Shopping, by Doris Sanders. Play—Christmas Errands, Arnold Rellly and Earl Ferris. Scene 1, before Christmas; scene 2, Christmas morning. Recitation and songs, grades 1, 2, 3, and 4; Away in a Manger, grades 5 and 0; Farewell, by Jesse Blanchard, Jack Marlow, and John Sprank. Outlined— committee of Progress club and Bureau met at Mr B . Thursday the the E. B. afternoon, Be programs for the coming afternoon and Mrs. Dlttmer the close of the & both the || n g meetings 1 lunch at Ing. __ • : _ . , '. : • \ dilpmnn Graduates— |" and Mrs. C. B. . Chlpmair and Ikwrence went to Ames Satur- tto attend commencement ^exer- lat which their son Ru'ssell was iatedfrom the forestry depart- Russell and their son My- Iwho is a freshman, and Ed' Paine returned home with 'Party Is Given— It and Mrs. C. E. Slgsbee enter- j at four tables of ' 500 last i Tuesday evening. The Christ\ colors were used In the color me. Guests were the R. S. C. L. Holdings; Charles J, Jess Dugane, Roy and F. A. idorfs and AVyott Stotts. lor Class Entertained— ..arles Hanna, Hugh McDonald. (Ronald Elvidge entertained the Lers of the junior class after fplay last Thursday evening at |Mvs. Maude Hanna home. ,High 1 teachers and Mrs. Weir were sts. Refreshments were fand games were played. | Schoolmates In Get.-Tofretlier— . Herman Neltzel, Mrs. Claude Lk, Brockton, Mqnt., Mrs. Lem- IMarlow, and Esther Bahling |Ttq Elniore, Minn., last week Ijnesday'to visit MrsT J. I). Tay- ; The women are old school- Lcdynril Wins Two Games— Ledyard won a double header from the locals here Friday even- Ing. The girls score was 35-22. Lone Rock girls held their own In tho first half and were ahead, but the Ledyard team was superior, anc! won easily. The boys' score was 25-17. MHc Society Entertained— The Mite society was entertalnec by Mrs. Ferris last week Thursday Mrs. W. C: Heiter gave a reading, little Helen Jensen recited a poem, and Lillian Angus gave a reading. Mrs. N. L. Cotton and Mrs. W. J. Cotton will entertain January 7. Wedding Dinner Is Given— Mrs. Otis Sanders gave a wedding dinner Saturday in honor of Mr. Sanders' father, John Sanders, who was married Thursday in Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Sanders will make their home in Swea City. guests Sunday Householder's. Mrs. Jack Qulnn will enU-rlnln the Sewing circle next week Wednesday. Ben Schmidt Is moving from the Schallin place onto the Leganbous- en farm this week. Mrs. Wm. Krause spent lust week with her daughter, Mrs. Orvllle losendahl, at Superior. Henry and Harvey Rath made u juslnoss trip to Minnesota last week Tuesday. Mr. Reynolds, of Humboldt, i.s visiting his daughter, Mrs. A. D. fsewbrough. The Frank Flaigs and Chriw Mortensen's, of Uingsted, attended a, party at Garner Sunday night. Mrs. Frank Flaig entortaliu-d thu Larkin club Friday afternoon. There will be another skating party Saturday night. . Swnn. City, Dec. 22 — James Monroe Smith, who died Sunday of cancer, was born April 2, 1857. Mr. Smith had lived in and around Swea 'Mty many years. He was born In Viipollo county, the youngest son of Cullnway and Mary Smith, pioneers who came from Tennessee in IX-IO. When a small child his parents moved to Warren county. Sep- toinher -1, H874 he was married to Nancy Kmcllne Sever, and in 1890 tlniy cnmo to Kossuth, and for nine years lived on a farm three miles east df Algona. They then came to the Hweu City neighborhood, and in lit IB purchased a home in Swea City unrt retired from farming. Ot a family of 12 children, Mr, Smith was tho last surviving son, but two sisters are still living. Mr. and Mrs Smith celebrated their golden wed ding In 1!)24, and all of the children woro ;il home at that time. Twelve children were born: Mrs. Conrad K:ilk, Salom, Ore.; Neal Smith, Al gdnii; buther Smith, Des Moines; Mrs. James Black, Algona; Ernest Smith, Armstrong; Ralph, of Bol- Iqnger, Texas; Mrs. Bertha Eckholm, Walter, Elmer, Floyd, and Ray, of Swea. I'ity. One son Harry died of Influenza in I1'918. Mrs. Smith also survives, and thee are 37 grand children and six great grandchildren, lie was a member of the Methodist church, from which the funeral services were held Tuesday, with the Rev. B. L. Weaver official ins. and worker In the Methodist church. Besides her husband she is survived by two sons, Walter B. and Wilbur H., of Tacoma, Wash., three daughters, Mrs. A. M. Randall, Siimner, Wash., Mrs. Fred Seylor, and Mrs. Elmer Smith, Swea CltJ>, and seven grandchildren. One son, Abner, died In Infancy. Hoys Tenms Divide G"mM — Swea City's 'high school basketball boys played Armstrong there Friday, and the first team won 22-11 but the second team lost 10-6. The first team has just perfected some new plays and used them at this game for the first time. The boys next game will be January 5, when .hey play at Spencer. The Cardinals ost to the colored House of David 27-25 In L/edyard last week Monday evening. Gregory Deim was out of the game because of sickness, and Don Peterson played even though ill. They play Fairmont at Esther- vine this Wednesday, Fertile here December 30, and Mallard at Armstrong, January i. Former Swea City Girl Dies— Mrs. C. F. Berggren a week ngo last. Monday received news of the death of her niece, Mrs. Kenneth Schultz, formerly Hannah Erickson, in Sun Diego, Calif. Death was caused by pneumonia. She was a daughter of Fred Erickson, and was born in Swea City 24 years ago. She and her father moved to California five years ago. She was graduated from the Alhambra, Calif., high school, after which she completed a training course in nursing. She has been married only a few months. Her mother has been dead several years. She is survlv ed by her .husband and father. of the death of their brother, Wm. Fultz. Mr. Fulta lived .here on a farm west of town some I1.I5 years ago. He was living In New York City at the time of 'his death, and was in charge of a heating plant in an.apartment house. Besides the brother and sister here he leaves a wife and three daughters. He was Go years old. S. S. Board Nnmcs Officers— The Methodist Sunday school board met at the church basement last Thursday for the annual election of officers. Samuel Warburton was elected superintendent, Elmer Smith, assistant, iva Moats, secretary, Nellie Anderson, treasurer, Irene Dourte, pianist, Iva Moats, assistant, Mrs. Wm. Thompsspn, chorister, and Mrs. Nada Pearson, assistant. Florence I'earaon Married— Florence Pearson, daughter of Mrs. Nels Pearson, was married in Sioux Falls, S. D., to C. R. Momeyer last Thursday. Miss Pearson is telephone operator here, and Mr. Momeyer was superintendent of the McLaughlln paving company here last summer. Mr. omeyer's home Is in Des Moines. hey have no definite plans 'for ic future. Its annual election last Thursday afternoon, and the following were named: president, Mrs. Adolph Anderson; vice president, Mrs. Ed Jenson; secretary, Mrs. Arthur Pearson; treasurer, Mrs, Clarence Johnson. Crowd Sees Santa Clans— One of the largest crowds ever seen In Swea City greeted Santa Claus Saturday afternoon when he made his appearance here, and 800 boxes of candy and nuts were given to children. Santa Claus was much in evidence. Other Swea City. hi annual W. C. T. U Clir'stmas party was held at the C. O. Peterson home last week Tuesday afternoon with 25 present. Each member or guest brought a present which was sent to the Benedict home in Des Moines. The Interstate Power companj ms been rebuilding Its lines Swea City, and several new 'ormers, new poles, and new ng have been used. The iromlses Improved service. Last Thursday evening the theran choir held its annual Christ* mas party In the Luther Lcagu* hall. A beautiful Christmas ,tre» and other decorations were used. The Rev. Mr. Seimens drove to* Radcliffe last week Tuesday andl preached a funeral sermon for Chas. Finn. Titonkian Loses Eye* Tltonka, Dec. 22 — John Pannkukj son of John B. Pannkuk, lost th* sight of an eye while he was chopping wood one day last week. A piece of wood flew up and struck him in the face. He is in a Mason City hospital. I Whittemore Fred 'Gcnrlcli's Motlicr Dies— Mrs. C. E. Genrlch, of Algona, died suddenly last week AVednesday night.' Mr. and Mrs. Fred Genrlch went down Wednesday evening and remained until after the funeral Saturday. School Reopens January i— Christmas vacation will.begin this week Wednesday and school will re open Monday, January 4. Two weeks of the first semester's work will be finished after Christmas. ipls Dairy Farm Jo1>— falter Hanna came from Ames | week Monday and visited till at the home of, his mother, i. Maude Hanna. Friday he left I Bloommgton, Minn., where he ) accepted a position on a dairy j Depart for Florida— •r, and Mrs. H, O. Buell left Sat[ay for St. Petesburg, Fla., where f will again spend, the .winter, - mas Programs Planned— < 1 Sunday schools here are ar[ for Christmas eve programs i given In the churches. Other Hurt News. |r. and Mrs. Stanley Black, Black and Helen Schrader 1 last Thursday after a aev- I weeks vlalt with the S. • Cv iat Cache, Okla. Helen Schra- i also visited her sister Opal, •t at Carlsbad, New Mexico, i Mllo Brown and 'son Emory last Thursday at the Chip- J homes. Mrs. M. M, Chipman |Ldaughter Joan returned home 'them and visited : there, till lay. lybelle Gray, Mornlngside col- ' student, returned .home Satur- to spend the Christmas holl- I with her parents, the Geo. L. ---- Mann, student at the ! university, came home Satur- to spend the Christina* holl- Ifjvlth her parents, the \C. F. '• G. P. Hawcott and «on "W&,, . BO to Mason City Thurs* I to visit till Sunday at' the > of her mother, Mrs. C, C, met. • > I* Pratt went to Rockford, i Thursday to torlng home hja JShter Marilda, who is a, student |«ock(ord college, They returned - morning, Mary McDonald, jWrs. J. Q.- Donald and Walter • H,anna •yyysre visitorjs last 'week », -w ps> M, A. Dexter, Mr. and Mrs, UT »y Puts and baby, vteHted the tert Volentine home at Tru• Minn., last week Tuesday. |n'n W< A> MaoAjrthur and Mrs, Kc. Smith were at Mason City test |JWay. I' Sewing circle m& at Mre, J. test Thursday af- Other Lone Jlock. Bertha Blanchard drove to Fort Dodge Saturday for her brother Howard, who arrived home for the holidays. He has been teaching at Brighton. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. keeper drove to Albert Lea last week AVednesday and the Harry Rahns and Bernard Leeper drove up Friday to visit Mr. Leeper's father, who is seriously 111. Mrs. Ernest and Ray Jensen, Ethel Benjamin, and Mrs. Arthur Henningsen, of -Graettinger, drove to Mason City last week AA'ednes- day. Mrs. Chas. Morris and Esther Godden drove to Ames last week Thursday for the former's daughter Vera, who attends college there. Mr. and Mrs. Lern Marlow and Mrs. Claud Hawks, and the Chas. Hawks family visited last week at the Mrs. E. M. Hawks home. Mr and Mrs. Reinhold Klelnlien of Des Moines, spent the week-end Mrs. Henry Hahn left last week Monday to visit her daughter, Mrs. O. R. Wernli. While there who is expected to be examined at the Lu Mars med,ical clinic. ' Mr. and Mrs. Kollasch, Swea City, nd Mrs. Joe Kollasch and daugh- er Cornelia, Bancroft, .spent Sun- ay at the Tony Schmidt homo. Merrill Rawson, of Eagle Grove vos a AVhittemore business visltm Monday. He operated the Fore' garage here. ,1. V. Elbert and eon Walter were at Mason City last week Tuesday attending a tractor school and demonstration., Mr. and Mrs. H..S. Dailey spent last week Tuesday at Fonda with Mr. and Mrs. .1. F. McCreery. Frank Gappa has been wick. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Meyer and little son arrived home a week ago Monday from a week with relatives at Madison and Kenosha, Win. Harold Walker, who i.s working at the Roy Bjustrom store at Hobarton, spent Sunday with hi.s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Walker north of Whittemore. Former Swea Cityan Dies— Mrs. I 1 'red Seylor and Mrs. El mer Smith learned Friday of the death of their mother, Mrs. George Rider. She was born in Cambria county, Pennsylvania, and married George? Rider January 20, 1877. In 1SSI they came to Guthrie county, and lived near Bagley. In 1891 they cume lo Kossuth, living on a fiirm near here till IM'2, when they built a home in Swea City, living here till 1H28, when they moved to Tiionma, Wash. The last year, bei ins i» poor health, she lived with her daughter, Mrs. Randall. Mrs. Rider has been a life-long member 75 .Attend F. H. School- Attendance at a week ago Mon day's school totaled 75. At the join meeting the group was entertainec by the Greenwood farm community orrchestra. of 15 pieces. The men in their class studied application o fertilizer on the average farm. Nex Monday they will study special so problems, and control of pests an diseases by soil treatment. The en studied types in color, and hac besides a profitable time no end o fun. The next lesson will be coloi suitable to types. A Christmas pi- gram will be given at the join meeting this week. rotlierhood Officers Named— The Methodist Brotherhood met t the church basement last week 'tiesday evening, and officers were lected for the coming year as ollows: Sam Carter chairman ecretary-treasurer, Ole Silor; ar angements, August Peterson, Bob Haglund; chairman gospel team Dr. Reck. The evening was spent ilaying games, and 23 men were )resent. County Ortd Fellows Me«t— The county Odd Fellows counc met Monday evening In the Amer lean Legion hall here, and 103 wei present including eight from A gona, 12 from Titonka, two from AVesley, 25 from Burt, 12 from Swea City, and 44 visitors. A program was given, after which the evening was spent dancing. 'Aid Elects New Officers— The Immanuel Lutheran Aid held DAD WILL, APPRECIATE A battery for Christmas that will start his car in coldest weather. Gamble's multi-plate spins the motor faster— 25% more power. Ford, Chev., $6.75 exch ' 2S- 15 Thanking you for your patronage, we take pleasure in wishing you a Jolly Christmas and a Prosperous New Year Department Stores at G A. Sharp's and Wm. Fisher's. The Art Davis family, of Carroll guests at Geo. Pettit's Satur- Naom were day. Donald Blanchard and Wegener came home from Cedar Falls Friday to spend the holidays -Alice Angus, who attends Bible Institute at Parks college, Kansas City, came home Friday. and Mrs. Fred Schultz were fflMM May the true spirit of Christmas fill your home and linger through the full coming year. WEISS & SORSTEDT CLOAK SHOP Swe a Cltyans Lose Brother this fi urt schools \vjll close for the Christmas- M. Godfredson; wb,o h%8 J ^ttaer several weeks, re- home last Saturday. - ' ome volentlne, Sanbprn , is visiting her parents/ the * ' ' . G ' s «wlck and F, O. Stow WAN Slippers The Gift That is Sure to Please For Him For Her and for Everybody A pleasing gift for every member of the family at a price 'within your reach. 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