The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 24, 1942 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 24, 1942
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The Akfona Upwr Dea Moinw, Akfona, lotra, March 24 1&42 WHFITEMORE CLUB FEAST ON SPANFERKEL Whillemore: The Whittemore Chapter of the Kossuth County Conservation League will sponsor Itfl annual get-together in Ihe Academy hail Thursday evening, March 26. The evenings entertainment will start at eight o'clock and a Spanferkel feed will be served. To those who don't know what a Spanferkel is, it is a small roast pig. There will be plenty iof entertainment for everybody. Erwin Stems, Dan Engesser. A. D. Brogan and George Schultz will have charge of the feed and there will foe plenty for everybody, and everybody is cordially invited. Meta Gade, R. N., of Austin, Minn., spent the week end with her mother, Mrs. Herman Gade, in Whittemore. Leo Swanson received a letter from his parents, from Gelndale, Calif, staling lhat his molher, Mrs. T. A. Swanson suffered a Ijght stroke. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Swanson planned to come here this spring and spend the summer in Whittemore. The W. S. C. S. will hold its regular meeting and luncheon in the Methodist church parlor Thursday afternoon, March 26. Mrs. E. Witham, Mrs. E. A. Welsbrod, and Mrs. James Crawford are on Ihe serving committee. Everyone is welcome. IGervase Fandel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Fandel, has just recently completed hter commer- cal course in the Hamilton School Of Commerce in Mason City and has accepted a position in the main office of the Selby Grocery Company at Websler City. J. V. EJbert returned home from Marion, S. D., Thursday evening, where he had been the past week taking treatments at the Tieszen Clinic at that place. Others who are in Marion for treatments are George Schultz Mrs. P. J. Fuchsen, Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith and Herman Meyer. Kern Elerick, manager of the Whittemore Farmers Cream ,.y Oo. left Tuesday for Fort Francis E. Warren, Cheyenne, Wy0. t and Will report for active duty in the U S. army. Mr. Elerick Is a Second lieutenant in the reserves. He wll be permanently stationed at Fort Warren In the quartermaster corps (A Service Map has been placed in Ihe high school assembly of Presentation Academy, on which the names of 'boys of St. Michael's parish, In their country's service have been placed according to their location. As these soldiers are transferred their names will be moved to their new location. On each uun..<.-!• is tne name of each service man and his Insignia. The purpose of these banners is to make the members of the parish think more of those giving service to their beloved country, and to urge the members to defend them spiritually. ! M'r. and Mrs. rt. A. Behnke recently received word from their daughter, Mrs. James B. Waller, from Maroa. 111., that her husband Capt. James B. Waller, of the U. S. Army Corps, Is now in Honolulu. Five weeks ago Mr. Waller was transferred to the west coast to the port of embarkation at San Francisco, Calif. Capt. Waller, who was associated with Dr. D. D. Smith and specialized In 'obstetrics and gyneocology in Oecatur, 111., for about two and one-half years, was called into service in May, 1941, p.nd was stationed at Camp Grant. Rockford, 111., until January 1& Mrs. Waller will be remembered as Esther Behnke here, and with her two year old daughter, Kathleen, is staying with Mr. Waller's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Waller at jvmi'oa, Illi SENECA NEWS Mrs. Thomas Reese Is visiting at the parental George Patterson home. The Seneca school band will present a concert at the Seneca school house Wednesday evening, March 25th. psorge Lauritson of Estherville and Pauline Miller spent Wednesday evening at the Art Paulsen home. A lesson on Gardening was given by Mrs Alfred Godfredson and Mrs. Ralph Campbell at the Godfredson home Wednesday afternoon. A number i;-f ladies attended. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hurlburt and >son spent Thursday evening at the Mancii Hurlburt home near Swea ICity. They helped Mancii celebrate his birthday anniversary. Mr. Farmer Now is the time to repair your farm buildings and put your fences in order before spring work begins. We can serve your needs. F. S. Norton & Son Call 229 JOINT COUNTY AUXILIARY AND LEGION AT WESLEY Wesley? A large crowd attended the joint county Legion and Aux lliary meeting here Thursday night A. T. Bringle of Estherville, eighth district commander, James 1. Dol liver lof Fort Dodge, candidate foi •U. S. senator, and 'Leon Merrill, o Algona were speakers. Miss Helen Schneider, music instructor of thi public school, sang '.The Chocolam Soldier." She was accompanied a the piano by Sylvia Ann Gerdes Bob Williams of Dayton, Iowa, and Oliver Hill of Williams, gave 12- mlnute orations. They were entered in the fifth national high school oratorical contest, sponsored by the national office of the American Legion. Williams won over his opponent. Lunch was served followed bj dancing to the music of Mrs. Jack Haverly. and Don and Louis Clnk LEONARD ALNE RECEIVES GOVT. APPOINTMENT Mr. and Mrs. Sam Alne received word from their son, Leonard, who was doing first year graduate work at the University of Iowa at Iowa City that he had received a government appointment in civil service. He is student Instructor in the technical school of the army air corps at Scott Field, 111, He teaches mathematics and radio theory. Leonard is a graduate of Weslsy high school and of St. Olafs College at Northfield, Minn. CREAiVOERY MANAGERS HOLD MEET THURSDAY , A meeting of creamery managers and secretaries lof section six, was held at the local creamery Thursday Twenty-three attended and they heard a radio broadcast from WOI at t .Ames at three o'clock. Martin Bleich of Bancroft was elected president; Irvin Seaman of Algona, vice president, and Joe Chamberlain of West Bend, secretary. The next monthy meeting will be held at Ruthven. A 6:30 luncheon was served at the home of the Wesley Creamery Manager, Paul Engen, to the men and ladles CONGREGATIONALISTS HOLD-ALL-DAY SESSION The Mitchell Association of the Congregational churches held an all-day meeting here Wednesday, March 18th. Some 100 delegates attended. A luncheon was served at 12:30. A forum was held at 10:30 conducted by Miss Cbghill and Mrs. Brewster. Rec. Stiles Lessley and Rev< J. G. Morgan gave brief talks. Separate sessions were held for the men and women' that afternoon. J. P. Studer attended a K. & H. oil tractor school at Burt Wednesday. The Study Club will meet at thu home lof Mrs. Joe Matern next Thursday. Dr. and Mrs. R. K. Richardson entertained their evening bridge culb Monday. J. P. Studer attended a Co-op- Baby Chicks, Turkey Poults and Ducklings Book Your Orders Now The Government asks you to raise more poultry and produce more eggs. Why not raise two broods flhis year—one early— one late. We are now hatching. Send your order to us now. or see our representative. Don'l 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 35 Swea City, la. 5-tf Shortage of Materials Affects Telephone Users In order to conserve materials for war needs, the telephone business is now operating under government restrictions as to installation and replacement of telephone equipment. Some of these are: !• Wall and desk telephones are not being replaced with hand telephones. 2> Extension telephones in residences are being installed only under certain circumstances. 3« Party-line service is the only service which can be provided in some localities ior new applicants and ior those-who move. 4« Replacements and improvements* which would be made under ordinary conditions, are now being deferred. We realize that these war restriction* will affect many telephone users but we «haN do everything in our power to provide as adequate service as is possible under existing conditions. NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY eratlve Oil meeting at Port Thursday evening. . ; Mftt. itfh. Bisenbueher and t/tts. Clftreftce ItttaSft WU1 entertain their evening 600 club Sunday e St. Joseph's Day tvd* observed on Thursday In Si. MepH'« Cdtftolld church by a high Mass at 9 o'clock. Mrs. Loretta Lloyd, Mike and Jerry, left Thursday for a few days' "visit with the former's slater, Mrs. Albert Hoffer and family at Waterloo. Mrs. 'Leo Bleich entertained her bridge club Thursday afternoon. Mrs. L. L. Pfefter and Mrs. L. Arndorfer received Brst and second high score prizes. The American Legion Auxiliary has received many entries for Its ninth annual amateur ' program, which will be held In the auditorium on Friday night, April 10th. •Dr. R. K. Richardson was reelected president of the public school board at a meeting last week. Maurice Page, who came here last December, has been rehired as superintendent. Joan, young daughter 'of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rrieps, who had suffered with infected glands In her necks had them lanced Tuesday. Joan is a granddaughter of Mr. .and Mrs, Tom Forburger. 'Ed Garman, Dennis and Louis Vltzthum came Friday morning for a few days' visit at their parental August Garman and George Vltz- thum homes. The boys are employed in an ordnance Wilmington, 111. Mrs. J. L. Studer Entertained her bridge club Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. George Vltzthum won high score prize and Mrs. J. L. Haverly received travel prize. Mrs. George Ward, will be hostess to the club Thursday, March 26th. (Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bleich recently purchased the two town lots between Mrs. Agatha Haverly's home and the A. A. Studer estate house, where the J. L. Studer family now live. The Bleichs plan to erect a modern home on the lot. Alvin Loeibig, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Loebig, left Thursday for Camp Robinson, Arkansas, where he will visit his brother, Gordon, who is staff sergeant in the camp there Alvin node to Waterloo with Mrs. Loretta Lloyd, Mike and Jei ry. A. baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs Henry Marr Monday morning. They have one other child, a daughter, Joyce. The Marr family moved March 1st from Corwith to the farm just east iof town, which was vacated by the George Kelch family. Mrs. Bud Hauptman left Tuesday for Everett, Washington, to see her husband, who is at Paine Field having been inducted into the army several weeks ago. Mrs. Hauptman went .by car with Donothy Lampe of Bancroft and a couple from Humboldt. (Mrs. Ray Ricke entertained at dinner Thursday in honor of Frank Matern, who expects to leave for the navy soon, having enlisted. Those who were present were Mrj. Ann Kunz of Des Moines, Mrs. Elizabeth Matern. Jule and Adam, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Matern. Mrs. Julius M. Kunz was hostess to her bridge club Thursday afternoon. Mrs. H. H. Raney wion high score prize and Mrs Julius Kunz was low. Mrs. Clarence Ward and Mrs. Emil Wester were guests. Mrs. Julius Kunz will entertain the club on Thursday, March 26. Vee Mullin has .been appointed ocal eommitteeman for Salvage for Victory. He will direct the collection of scrap iron 1 , rubber, paper, old clothing, etc. It is expected that the Boy Scouts will assist in the work. W. E. Ley of Lakota it county chairman of the committee.. 'Frank Matern, who had worked on a ranche near Cheyenne, Wyo., came home last week. He went to Des Moines and enlisted in the navyjj He returned Wednesday evening, accompanied by his sister, Mrs Ann Kunz, who visited her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Matern, and other relatives a few days last week. The K. & H. Oil Co. sponsored a tractor school at the Kleinpeter hall Wednesday evening. A large crowd attended. Will Maakstad of the extension service of Iowa State College at Ames and Don Struthers of the, engineering department gave instructions on operation and care of tractors. Moving pictures en tractor operation were shown. SEXTON NEWS Mr. and Mrs August Kirschbaum attended the funeral of a friend at Garner Wednesday. Mrs. Martin Mimbach and Dennis Goeders are still reported as being quite ill at this writing. Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Sanders were visitors at the Lou Bolenus homo near Doan Tuesday. The birthdays of Robert Bolenus and Jimmie Lou Asa were celebrated. Miss Phyllis Thompson left on Thursday evening for her home near Osage to spend the week end. She is a student at the Algona high school. Her parents recently moved to a farm .near Osage. Miss Joan Krieps, small daughter pf Mr. and Mrs. Joe Krieps, underwent an operation Thursday, when she had one of her glands lanced. She has been suffering with glandular trouble and an ear infection for the past Ave weeks. iMiss Marjorle Turner and Rita Wingert left Thursday to attend a Rural Teachers' meeting at Cedar Falls Friday and Saturday. Demonstrations for application in rural schools will be given at the meeting. FENTON NEWS Perry Jensen, a student at Iowa State College, Ames, arrived home the middle of the week for a few days at the parental P. H. Jensen home. Carl Ostrum of Glenwood, Minn., was an overnight guest, Tuesday night at the George Jorgensons. Mr. Ostrum is a brother of Mrs. Jorgenson. Mrs. Harvey Thomas left for her home at Green Mountain, Iowa, on Thursday morning after visiting about two weeks here at the W. J. Weisbrod home. •Mr. and Mrs. Jake Hayenga and two children of Eagle Bend, Minn., came here on Wednesday for g. visit at the Peter Hayenga, Frank Weisbrod, Hary Haase homes and with other relatives, FHfTON WOMAN'S And Mrt. N. IV Which w8Mf d« white ,wiat ] MAKE REPORTS : the (Feftvtoh cub met Tuesday at the home^of Mrs. E. W. Ruflke with Mrs, Don Welsbnod, assistant tiostess. After a prayer, the oath of allegiance was given. Eighteen members answer' ed roll call. Reports on- the Cbun- ty Federation was given by Mrs B. J. Frank, Mi's. J. A. O. Smith and Mrs. Don Welsbrod. It- was decided to present an Blaster lily to the Methodist church for Palm Sunday In 'honor of Mrs. Kate Jones and (Mrs. Carrie Bailey, deceased, tf-ho were former members. Reports were given <by club members who have received letters from the boys in the army who had received packages sent >by club members. A letter from Marjorle Bailey to the club Was read. A book review was given by Mrs.. E.' C. WejlabrodJ "Vagabonding Down the Andes" was reviewed ,by- Mrs. J. 'A. G. Smith. Luncheon* was served by Ihe hostesses. FENTON GRADES PRESENT THREE-ACT OPERETTA •Land of Dreams Come True", a three-act operetta, was presented by the grades on Friday night at the schoo gymnasium. The rhythm band of the 3rd, 4th and Gth grades, payed two 'opening numbers.,. Between"; acls, Mary Georgia Newel played two piano selections and James Widdel two saxophone solos. The main characters were Betty, Dorothy |Sitruecker;i (Bcty Ward Ruske; Peggy, Ruth Fauerby; Paul, James Hiolldorf ; Mother\Goose, Janet McFall; The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe, Virgehe Cornelius; Bo Peep, Lois Hantelman; Jack HQrner, Larry Gade; Queen of •Hearts, Virginia Ruth Mueller; Boy" Blue, Billy Stoeber; Miss Muf- fel, Rosemary Fuhr; Son John, Kaye Ruske; Jack, Lynn Ruskc; Jill, Marilyn Jentz; Contrary Mary, Benora Mitchell; Nimble Jack, Ger aid Nolldorf and Giant, Eugene Moerman. There were Pixies, a playmate chorus, Roses, Blue-Bells and Daisies.* Directors were Fern Carlson, Gladys Bratland, Helen Bahl and Charlotte Dunn, accompanist. The Walther .League met Thursday night in the church basement. Rev. R. W. Widdel had charge of the Bible study. Lorranie Willreett won the prize whcih was a defense stamp. Lunch was served by Ervin. Ruhnke to 20 members. Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Stoeber and two sons attended a party Thursday afternoon at the Joe Laffey home in Armstrong. The party was in honor of Mrs. Stoeber's mother, Mrs. John Verbrugge, Sr., who celebrated her 70th birthday. Mrs.. W. J. Weisbrod entertained at a quiltirtg bee on Wednesday afternoon. Assisting were Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod, Mrs. Hi H. Dreyer and daughter, Alvina and Ruth. Mrs. E. J. Frank, Mrs. Chas. Newel, Mrs. John Newel and Mrs. Henry Lindsey. The annual annniversary party of the American Legion -and 'Auxiliary : was held Tuesday night at thes W., E. Laage home with' 23 present There were four tables of 500 in play. High score honors went to Mr. and Mrs.' Sam Warner and low to Mr. and Mrs. Hans Baago. The Evening bridge club met Thursday evening at the home of Chas. Newel. Three tables were in play with Mr. and Mrs. V. J. Tatum carrying off high honors for the men and 'women. Defense stamps were given for prizes. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Frank played for absent members. The Happy Birthday club met at the home of Mrs. A. J. Kennedy, Wednesday afternoon. The birthdays of Mrs. Marlon Brown and Mrs. William Reasoner were celebrated,, Mrs. Amos Berkland had charge of the program. Eighteen members and three visitors were present and the lunch was served by Mrs, Oscar Sblberg and Mrs. William Juhl. The April meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Ervin Solberg. The Home Builders class of the (Methodist Sunday School enjoypd a "Reversia" party on Wednesday evening in the church parlors.. "One article of apparel in reverse you must wear" read the invitations. Games were played. The entertainment committee was composed of Messrs', and Mesdames Clarence Osborn, Lester Weisbrod, Roy Osborn and Earl Crouch. The lunch which was served in reverse, was prepared by Messrs, and Mesdames Wilbert Holldorf, Walt Widdel, S. E. Straley and Don Weisbrod. LAKOTA NEWS FATHER AND DAUGHTER BANQUET REAL SUCCESS The Father-Daughter banquet, sponsored by the Methodist women last week Tuesday evening at seven o'clock, was a real success in- every way. One hundred fourteen tickets were sold and about 100 people assembled for the banquet. Some tickets were sold in Swea City and Buffalo Center and on account of the weather not all attended. Mrs. Harry Mussman was manager of the kitchen committee, lowo'i MW »lr«gti*>»r ifct ' •• Moolren H«ljl b to Iht »v«ndoy holtl what 6 P»iwl-p»w»r»d v#* of lU roil* h lo on old lojhlonW ' wood burntr. Vt n*w throughout, from «a«pol» to Ha9»tow. N.* Jova Room CoHo Shop, H«tdl« and HoUtr Inn wid food fwnioin Roe* will phot* end diligh) ye* worn *M* VAOWROSt _ a vrowuw -., $va Jffiggerth and' Janice „ and a piano, solo l>y Miss Skeels preceded thu first course. Charles fifegefth gave the t|bast to tile daughter! and FJ6rence Heetland responded with a toast to the fathers, following Hhe second course Mr. Castor played'two violin selections and the address was given by the Rev, Buthman, Algona district superltendent who talked on father-daughter relations. Mrs. Buthman arid daughter were also guests. Aside from the social pleasure the event was also a financial success as the women cleared $40. Mr\ and Mrs. Charles "Chuck" Pe teraon have moved Into rooms In Mrs. William AalderkS residence. fMrs. R. Bj Johnson, northwest of town, was taken to the General hospital at Algona last Week for treatment. Mrs. William Baumahn was the hostess to the Lutheran' Missionary society on Wednesday afternoon with 16 women attending. (Mrs, Peter Bruer was hostess to the Legion Auxiliary recently and plans were discussed for the quarterly meeting to be held here on April 14th. leHiftirflage of J. MAgp *m 6t . _jft iupuim.ii«! Itofjllfty PL •er, *t\$&M' and tail & Slpike In leg, recently and infection set m and he is under- the care of & phyMciart and has had aft Irijefi- tlon foe lockjaw'. ' Mr. and Mi's. John Heetland this week annonunced the opening of their TeiftlmfMt which has be^n named the Coftee Shop and Sunday noon dinners will be a specialty. Mr, Heetland also operatM the Standard Oil Station nearby. [Mr, and Mrs. Jerry tJketta and daughter, Dorothy, .and Mrs, Ed\v, Looft and daughter, Cleo. drove to iDUbuque last week Wednesday, where they attended the home concert of the Dubuque • 'University choir which has recently returned from its annual concert tour, Paul Ukena and Donald Loof t are mem* bers of the choir. (Friends here received Word last week Wednesday morning: of the death <crf Henrietta Kleist at Bethany Home in Dubuque that morn* ing. The body was brought here and funeral services were held at the Presbyterian .church Friday afternoon, M(ss Klelst lived in this vicinity for many years, being one of the early settlers.. The 'Ledyard Loyal Lassie 4-H club met with Vera J><«ui Heet- !»J14. . id,gave a report of the Garden ' .Held at Atidua the prefted- HOG WORK OIL ate excLusm AGENT* PRODUCTS Lusby ft Giossi Algxuw, Iowa 6-EOW KEEP'EM FLYINI Women Needed Women Ages 18 to 45—Men/Ages 18 to 65 , RIVETING AND SUB ASSEMBLY — ASSEMBLY MECHANICS —ENGINE MECHANICS AND INSPECTORS (SPECIAL) .We can quality you in four weeks to earn a good salary. We will finance your training, See Mr. C. M. Neill at the Hotel Algona, Algron*, low* Will interview women Monday, March 30. Men 1 Tuesday, March 3L (No other time). Swallow Airplane Co. Inc. 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