The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 17, 1942 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 17, 1942
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Iowa, March 17,1942 WESLEY DORCAS SOCIETY HEARS MRS! PETERSON Wesley: "The program and entertainment), put on Thursday afternoon In the Meth6d!st church under the sponsorship of the Dorcas cir- •cte wad attended 'by about 50 people. Mrs. R, B. Hopkins was the chairman of the program. Rev. J. A. Rlggs gave the Invocation 1 follow'«d by a very Interesting talk by Mrs. Mel Peterson .of Algona. She was In Hawaii at the time of the .Pearl Harbor attack .ore Dec. 7th, living 12 miles, from the harbor. Bombs fell so close to her premises that a back room was torn from a house just a blotsk from her home. The high school sextette, accompanied by their instructor, Miss Helen Schneider, rendered two selections. Sylvia Ann Gerdes played a Violin solo. Miss Schneider sang •"The Chocolate Soldier." le«r served lunch. THe lad? COUNT* LEGION AND AUXILIARY MEETING- The joint county Legion and Auxiliary meeting will be held in the local lodge hall Thursday evening, March 19th. Art Bringle of Esthervllle, 8th district commander and Frank Ullsh of Fort Dodge, 1st district vice commander, and a inember of the State Board of Highway Safety, will be speakers on the program. There will also' be sev- «ral musical numbers. Lunch and dancing will follow. (Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Benbon and Evalon went to Fort Dodge Thursday. The Dorcas circle will meet with Mrs. Al Wagner on Wednesday afternoon, March 18th. Mr, and Mrs. Vee Mullin attended a rural letter Carriers' meeting at Fenton Tuesday evening Mr. and'Mrs. Ed Hildman and Lawrence we're Fort Dodge business callers Friday afternoon. The -Rebekahs are sponsoring a public card party In their hall under the Exchange State Bank Wednesday evening, March 18th. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Selbaugh^and -rtree children moved Friday Into •the Hlldman estate house. He will op'erate the blacksmith shop. The first aid class for wonjen was held in the Exchange- State Bank -basement parlors Tuesday njig^W About 20 attended each meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hansen •entertained Mr. and, Mrs. Carl Franze nand Enar of Britt Monday evening for dinner. Enar has left for the army. Phyllis Cruise left last week for C -floa, 111., to work In a store for ;' George Hall. Phyllis clerked in the Kunz store for a number of yaars before it was sold recently. , Mrs. Henry Haverly was , con- tb her bed several days the fefre partoj last Week with a sever* attack of flu. /Rosemary Seller as- slated with the house work, (M*..and Mrs. Sam Alhe spent from Thursday until Sunday with her sister, Mrs. Silas Bspe and family and with her mother. -Mrs. Anna Severselke at Story City. Mr, and Mrs. Leo Wlrth and two daughters, Mary and Allna of Sthry City visited George and Ed Hlld- man relatives Thursday and Friday. They-lived at 1 Wesley last year. , .Ed Cink, Kenneth and Dennis orly>~left by bus Friday morning' for Dundee, III., where on Saturday they attended the disposal sale of full-blooded livestock held by Clarence Haverly. At the annual school election held here Monday, March 9th, Dr. R. K. Richardson and Mrs. Myrtle Mullin were re-elected as board members and Ihno Gerdes as treasurer. Fifty votes were cast. ;Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Raney entertained their evening bridge club Monday night, March 10th. H. J. Braley and Mrs. Richardson won high score prizes and Julius Kunz, Jr., who was a guest, was low. IMrs. J, M. Kunz will entertain her bridge club Thursday afternoon, March 19th. Mrs. Leo Blelch will be hostess to her club that day. Mrs. J. L. Studer will entertain her club Wednesday, March 18th. Henry Haverly observed a birthday Tuesday, March 10th. His daughter and family, -Mr. and Mrs. Ed Cink .of near Woden spent the evening at the Haverly home. Mrs. Cink presented her father with a beautifully decroated cake. Mrs. C. B. Murtagh, Mrs. Mell ,Peterson and Mrs. James McGe,e of Algona were Thursday dinner guests at the R. B. Hopkins home. They attended the special program sponsored by the Dorcas circle in the Methodist church that afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Evroul Loebig entertained their evening card club Thursday night. Five hundred was played at four tables. Albert Lickteig and Mrs. Jack Kutschara won high score prizes. Mrs. Delbert Benton and Dale Jones received the low score prize. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Frochlich will entertain the group Thursday night, March 28th. The K^ & H. Oil Company, in co- Baby Chicks, Turkey Poults s and Ducklings Book Your Orders Now. The Government asks you to raise more poultry and produce more eggs. Why not 'rJUse two broods flhla year—one early— one late. We are now hatching. Send your order to us now, or see our representative. Don't delay! Special Discount of 50c per 100 on straight run chicks and accordingly on sexed chicks for all chicks form our hatches between now and April 1- inclusive. SWEA CITY HATCHERY , Phone 85 Swea City, In. C-tf operation with the extension service of Iowa State College, will hold *. free tractor school" at the Wesley theatre at 8 p. m., Wednesday, March 18fh. Don J. Struthers of the engineering department will .discuss such things as keeping the tractor running for the duration, adjustments for change in fuel, rubber tires, lubrication, repairs and replacements. A film on Preventive Maintenance for Farm Tractors will be shown. A farewell party was held Sunday, March 8th at the Will Ricke home far Elizabeth and Walter Killian and for the Art Cink family. Those who attended were .".tr. and Mrs. Mike Arndorfer, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lickteig, Theresa and Hugh, Mr. arid Mrs. George Cink and Louis, Mrs. Leo West and Walter, Elizabeth ami Agnes Killian, Mr. and Mrs. George Jesse, Joy and Marilyn, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Killian and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Uhlenhake, Mr. and Mrs. Rox Bornholt and Lou Rlcke. Five hundred was played. High'score prizes were won by Agnes Killian and George Cink. Theresa Lickteig -and George Jesse were low score winners. Charles Uhlenhake won travel pirize. A delicious lunch was served. The Art Ginks and Killians .were 'presented with a purse from their friends and neighbors. Walter Killian left for the army. Elizabeth moved to Algona and the Art Clnks to a farm near Forest City. TOONERV1LLE TROLLEY OFF TRACK AT HURT iBurt: The evnlng train was derailed just north of .the depot Wednesday evening, due to a switch not being properly locked. No one was Injured and the train was not damaged much, but It took until two o'clock In the morning to get the train back on the track, so it could continue on Its way. POOfc HEALTH RELEASES HURT BOY FROM ARMY Kenneth Hirsch, who recently received his discharge from Camp Claiborne on aecotint iof. poor health, has returned home and Is now at the home of his parents, 'Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hirsch, who recently moved to Swea City. He was calling on Burt friends Tuesday nad had dinner at the George Gerhard home. The U. and I. circle met Tuesday with Mrs. Delmar Angus. Rosie Ryg began working at the Geesman cafe last Monday. The Friendly Four club met last Tuesday aftrnoon with Mrs. Wilfred Woltz. The Busy Bee club met Friday afternoon at the home -of Mrs. Mary Sarchet. Mrs. Bert Godden spent last Monday at the home of her mother, Mrs. Augusta Beltz, In Algona. Mrs. Maude Hanna went to Nora Springs.Friday to spend the week end at the Walter Hanna home. Mrs. R. A. Iliff, Webster City, came Tuesday to spend a few days with ,her sister, Mrs. J. H. Graham. Herbert Marty, DIckinsjn, N D., visited from last Tuesday to Thursday at the home of his sister, Mrs. A. H. Meinzer. The Donald Hammerstroms moved to Marshalltown- Thursday where he will work for M. C. Bowie on the Park dairy .farm. Mrs. Charley Jones, Buffalo Center, visited from Tuesday to Wed- Last Rite* for Former Corwith Girl (Wesley: Wesley folks who attended the funeral Wednesday afternoon at Corwith for Mrs. Robert Stergerwalt, 24, who died Sunday at her home at San Diego, Calif., were Mr. and Mra Carl Johnson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Emll. Wester, Mrs. Al Wagner, Mrs. Frank KOuba, Jr., and Craig, Mrs. Julius Kunz and Mrs. Lester Lease. Mrs. Stergerwalt Was the former Vivian Johnson, a daughter of Mr. syid Mrs. David Johnson of Corwith and a niece of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Johnson of Wesley. She also leaves her husband, who Is a government Instructor in aeronautics and was in Texas, a small daughter and infant son. She died following the birth of the ,baby. Funeral services were held in the Methodist church at Corwith. SPRING CONCERT BY LEDYARD SINGERS FRIDAY Ledyard: The music department will give Its annual spring cert Friday night, March 20. The nesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Roy Morgan. Mr, and Mrs. E. C. Schwietert visited Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Schwietert's uncle, Rudolph Baum, at Elmore, Minn. Mrs. Wilma Dacken and son, Jackie, Buffalo Center, spent last week here -at the home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. L. H. Riedel. Mrs. M M. Chipman went to Estherville Wednesday evening and spent a few days there at the home of her sister, vMrs. R. E.' Gabriel. The Friendly Neighbors will meet at the Fred Lavrenz home Wednesday afternoon to celebrate" the birthdays of Mrs. Lavrenz and Mrs. Mi E. Polhemus. Mrs. Lester Johnson returned , Mrs. Harold L, Ditsworth of New Richland, Minn., visited friends here last week. They lived north of Swea for many years until a year ago when they purchased a farm near New Richland We Fix Anything Electric We can help you to 'conserve vital mate- rjals by fixing faulty wiring and keep- Ing your home from going up in smoke. Pratt Electric COMPANY Don't attempt amateur wiring.. It may «ause serious trouble. Call 170 for ox- pert service. home Wednesday from Iowa City, where she had been with her son, Larry; who had an operation on his eyes. Larry returned home on Friday. School election last Monday aroused very litle interest, only 31 ballots being cast. James Christiansen and Wayne Mann, the only candidates, _pn t the .ballot, each re-, ceived 28 votes. ' The Community club met at the Marvin hotel Thursday evening for it* monthly, meeting. Plans were made for a Fathers' and Sons' banquet to be held at the school house the second Monday in April. Attorney James Parker and -Ed Hutchinson, Des Moines, visited Mrs. J. Thaves Wednesday. She accompanied them to Lakota, where they visted Mrs Thaves' sister, Mrs. Tfeedham. Mr. Hutchinson is a cousin- of Mrs. Thaves, Vernon Wallace left Wednesday evening for Mason City after visiting since Sunday at the home of his sister, Mrs. G. P. Hawcott. and with his mother, Mrs. Bertha Wal•lace. He was to leave from Ma?on' City Thursday to enter the army. Mr. and Mrs. G. J. F. Vogel returned Thursday from Boston, where Mrs. Vogel had spent the winter with her daughter, Eleanor, and where Mr. Vogel had gone re- contest group appearing in the concert are: girls" glee club, "The Cherry Tree Doth Bloom" by Alma Goatley, "Thou, Thee All Holy" by Orlando Gibbons; mixed chorus, "Up with the Birds Then" -by Deems Taylor and "Bon Jesu" by Palestrina; girls' trio, Marjorle Mayer, Francis Yahnke and Marjorie Gabel, " A Bird Flew" by Clokey and "A Green CadhecJral'.' ,by Hahn; girls' sextette, -"My Lover is a Fisherman" by Strickland and "The Sleigh" by Kountz. The sextet includes the follow( ing girls: Marjorie Mayer, Marjorie Gabel, Francis Yahnke, Phyllis Strand, Blanche Haag and Ruth Priebe. x Mixed quartet, "My Bonnie Lass She SmlletW* Old (English, and "Saint Raphael," German- Folk song; soloists—bass, Leon McCoy. "Give a Man a Horse He can Ride" by O'Hara; tenor, Gilbert Beenken, "In the Garden Where thePartiea Grow", Irish; Francis Yahnke, "Swing .Low Sweet Chariot", "The Man_Behind the Cottonwood"; Marjorie Mayer, "Girometta 1 by Sibella and "Little Shepherd Sing" by Watts; Marjorie Gabel, "Ave Maria" by Schubert. The final number will be a color ensemble number, "Any Bonds To- dayj*. Thomas Garry and Billy Peterson will also appear on the program. Jean Everhart and Connie Garry will be the acoompunistf. Kverett Huitchorn is recovering rapidly from an appendix opera i:on. Mr. end Mrs. Lou Nitz hivo moved into the Evangelical Reformed parsonage. " Mrs. Jack Lynch and Jacqueline were in Elmore Thursday consulting the doctor. MrV and Mrs. Gerald Warhe:: of Algona"~visited Sunday at the Asa Warner and 'Hartshorn homes. Mrs. Clarence Ackerson, Wesley, returivd h>=me after spending, a few days at ihn Asa Warners. Ladies' Aid of the Evangeli- cently to attend his daughter's marriage to R. S. Melville of Worcester, Mass. Swea-Eagle News cal Reformed church met last Thursday at the home of Mrs. John Brandt. , Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Zlelske and daughter of Wbmebago vis' ted on Monday at the Art and Richard Zlc.'ske homes. Mr. and Mrs. Wm^ Schadendorf spent Tuesday at the Alfred Schadendorf home helping Eleanore to celebrate her birthday. The Merry Makers club met on Thursday at the home of Mro. Fred Langerman. The club is assisting with the Red Cross work. The Red Cross met Thursday at the D. A. Carpenter home. The ladies spent the afternoon mak'ms rag toys and finishing bed jackets. Donald Mayne arrived ' at Uiis home Monday from Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He will have a 14-day, furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs, Joe Mayne. ' Mrs, Harold Hewitt vislfe.i re atlves^at Fort Dodge Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Berg be came grandparents the second tim when a second son was born to Mr and Mrs. Clayton Roalsoh Monday March 9, . Mrs. Milton Peterson has been helping at the Christensen Cafe th past week while their helper, Mrs Ingrid Peterson was subject of an appendix operation. > Jimmie Harner, son of Mr. ana Mrs. George Harner, has satisfac torily recovered from an appendix operation at, the Coleman hospital Estherville, and returned home last week Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Bergeson and Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Nelson attended the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr .and Mrs,-Thomas Sawyer, Sunday at Uumboldt, Mr. Bergeson, Mrs. Nelson and Mrs. Sawyer are brother and sisters. The Northwest ftossuth 4-H boys club met at the home of Mrs. Christina Swanson Saturday afternoon, .March* 14, Richard Pehrson, John Will Thompson and Merlyn John^ son presented the topics. Fay J, Meade, county club agent, gave a Mr. a^iJOilrs. Philip Holocmb who were married recently, were hon' ored at a reception by members of the Jnunanuel Lutheran cfeurch at lf%»ge Hall jast Wednesday evening. A program was given follow ed by a Junch. ^n end table was Mr, a^ Mrs. Harp|4 Ev*ns w»e at Albert^ L^, Minsi., last weejf Tujeaday yetting Mr, Evans' moth* 9K, JfM. Wm, Pvans, whp h** fa*eh recovering ftom a very wcfrm heart ailment. She Is staying wit,!} bet SPA Ww, Bwwi, Jr. hjr m.«ch,. teprft to car* f« herself. Mrs. 'Glenn Behse under vent a major operation at St. Mary's hospital In Rochester Thursday, She is Improving rapidly., Maxine is at the Wm. E. Stubbe home. The W. S. C, S. will meet Thursday at the Methodist church with Mrs. Edward Halverson and Mrs. L. W, Wlemer as hostesses. Mrs. Lars Skaar will have the lesson and Mrs. W. E. Stubbe will lead the devotions. The ladles J»ro asked to bring old sheets which will be used for bandages and also to bring old Christmas cards. Wm. Sanders Heads Swea City Rural Telephone Company Swea Pity: Wm. Sanders was elected president of the Swea City Rural Telephone company at the annual meeting March 4, in the Legion hall. Martin Tokheim was elected vice president and Richard Anderson', secretary and treasurer. The other board members are Har-? old Carr and W. O. Briggs. The innual maintenance fee per mem- jer for the coming year will be J5; the switching fee is also ?5. There are about 150 members in the company, , ["wo (of one, Uaa the Upper Des Moines want ads. s-tf IN e«<l Money? TO PAY UP OLD PILJU3, BUY NBOBBSJTflBJS OR TO DUOB or $uipkly-»J8 Months to Payment Plan Tor L.S.BOHANNON §-"«** Dept, Store IOWA LAKOTA ACORN CLUB ATTEND MEETING fLakota: Mesdames Jerry Ukena, H. H. Murray, Delia Smith, I. E. Wortman, J. H. Wortman, A, C. Schissel and Carl Gerzema, Acorn club members, attended the County Federation meeting at the Congregational church in Algona last week Tuesday. SeveraJ chp.nges in the by-laws were made, "one being a change from three meetings per yoar to 'wo, Anril and October. Mrs. Tompklns, Garner, eighth district chairman, gave a report of the recent board meetln? at Des Moines. Mrs. John Gehers, Lincoln, stain art chairman, gave a talk on painting and had some of her wont ,on display. Two violin duds comprised the music. The George Heetlands visited at the Martin Gabels in Swea City one evening last week. (Marvin Baum came home from Rochester, Minn., last week Monday night following a physical exami- :>ition. Mr. and Mrs. George Heetland and twin daughters attended a par- ly nt the Jasper Smidts, honoring Mrs. Smidt's birthday on Thursday evening. Hannah Heetland went to Algomi list week Tuesday with Mrs. A. C. Schissel and spent the day visit- Ing her sister, Mrs. Herbert Furst and also did some shopping. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Potthoff attended the funeral of William Schwartz at Zimmerman, Minn., last week Thursday. He was a brother-in-law of Mr. Potthoff. Charles Eggerth, who raises and sells hybrid seed corn in this vicinity, has purchased and is installing a new Hart>-Carter seed corn grader. He will use it on his farm at Lyle, Minn., farm here. and also >cn the The George Heetlands rh-ovo to Forest City last week Sunday to altend the dedication services of the Lutheran church. The Waldorf college choir sang on the program. Vivian Christ and Jean Gabjl. both nieces of Mrs. Heetland, simj in this choir. Mrs. F. W. Thaves went home with her daughter, Mrs. Henry Guderian at Algona, following the funeral of her husband a Weak ago Friday but came home this week and she and her son, Victor have moved Into the house vacated by the Clyde Thaves family. Mrs- Orville Koppen entertained the Methodist W. S. C. S. al her homo t-outhi; st of town list week Wednesday afternoon. Final plans for the Father-Daughter banquet on March 17th were made and other baniness takrvi care of and a lunch was served by the hostess. Mrs. Signe Nelson and Ernest Christ entertained the Lutheran Aid at the church parlors last week Wednesday afternoon with 36 women present. The church calendars for the year were presented to the members and other business cared for'and lunch served. Mr. and Mrs. Elton Head and Ht tie ton moved Into an apartment in :he A. C. Bierstedt home last week Mr. Head is one of the firm of Head & Dorenbush, who has re- :ently set up a business here for buying and shipping livestock. They moved here from Elmore, Minn. Mrs. Georgo Heetlend, .c;runty president of thn Legion Auxiliary, -ectived a Dei'ense Stamp album vith some stamps in it for having a inferior county in Auxiliary work and being ovf-r the top on mem- jershlp contributions. The honor was from the state president, Mrs. . B. Hicks. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Garrett re- jeived word ,-ist week tMt the:r soi\ Richard, who has oevi em- pu.yed in a state instltar.loi nt Farlbault, M rn., for two yc.-ars, has joined .the army and \v<ts sent to Des'Moines last week, Eugi-ne Garrett, another son, is no.v in the. army in Alabka. /The Rev. and Mrs. N. F. Gfote and Mrs. Samuel Wapburton drove !.o Crystal Lake last week Monday afternoon to attend a sub-district meeting of the W, S. C. S. The jiutior high school chorus sang several numbers and Mrs. C. J. Webb Forest City, was the speaker. A lunch was served at the close of the meeting. Herd Mourns Leader Leon Brown, a farmerrin Orleans township, Winneshiek county, still has a herd of deer but a leader and favorite, "Pal", was killed in a fall from a feed rack, recently. Brown plans to sell off part of the herd to a park in West Virginia Aline M, Martinek, Doan, Song Writer,' KGLO Broadcast •Til Never Forget" and 'feelte^ Me, It's True", Hongs composed Hf AJlne (ML Martlnek, iDoaH, w«« presented over KGLO Wednesday, 'evening on the Senheff Sereijada * program when Betty Senheff sartg * and played them. Miss MartJhefe has written another number to bfr presented over the same Statlott at" a later date. 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