The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 14, 1942 · Page 3
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The Akona Upper Dea Moines, Akrona, Iowa. April 141642 COMMITTEES ON COUNCIL NAMED Crtyi "ftie city council fhet Monday night to organize for the coming two years. The committees were named as follows: finance, A. C. Llnde, W. E. Carlson, and E. L, Hansen; ordinance, W. S3. Carlson, 'Fred Peterson and A. C. Llnde; waterworks, Hansen, Lindc and Peterson 1 ! streets and alleys, Peterson, G. O. Anderson and Llnde;' imrk, Carlson, Anderson and Hansen; flre, Anderson, Hansen and 'Peterson. S. P. Eckholm was reelected city clerk. Ole Molan was reappolnted .street commissioner and day mar* shal. Ed Klnney was appointed night watchman and Dr. Forbes was named health officer. A 7% pound daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ferguson on April 4, Florence Alberts and Mrs. Selther Wit went to (Lakota Wednesday to -visit their friend, Mrs. Clyde Sanders. O. Ai Jensen, a few days Ago. the price hag not been stated, (Mr*. Wm< swing fell from the step ad she was shaking rugs on Thursday and was taken to an Es- fchervllfb hospital for x-ray and treatment. fhie Frank Thomsons now of Crystal Lake, have heard fforn their Burtoh, now Capt. Thomson. iMaynard Jensen 1 bought the farm .... •where he now lives from his fattter, sey. It Is the first letter they have had from him since Nov. 20, 1941. At that time he was at Corregldor. The letter received last week bore no postmark and was dated Ff.b. 15. •-' (Mrs. Anna B. Larson went to Savannah, Mo., Tuesday to visit Mrs, John Anderson of Anderson Onks, who Is taking treatments at n hospital there. Mrs. Larson accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Ltn- de, Mrs. Adolph Anderson and Miss Clara Peterson. The party stopped Tuesday night on their way home with relatives at Essex, Iowa . Mrs. R. M. Mlnkel was 1n Swea City for,, a short time with friends recently. At that time she had not heard from the doctor since hu sailed early In March and did not know Whether he had been sent to Ireland, London, or Australia She and her mother, Mrs. Doak expect to have an apartment in Fort Dodge for the duration. The doctor sailed from Fort Dlx, New <Ter- I wish to thank the people of this community for the fine treatment and support you have given me since I have been managing the new Phillips 66 Station at Phillips and State streets. It truly has been'a pleasure to serve you but I have realized that our country need every available man for the armed forces. I trust that, you will give my successor the same support you have given me. in the past. I feel it is my duty to do my part to make this world a decent place to live in so that in the future your wives, families and children may i^ot Jjecome^the:,,-slaves of;. our. .treacherous .aggressors. JIMMCMAHON Since Mr. Jim McMahon has left us to serve' our country, I have taken over the management of the Harms Super Service Station and trust you will continue to giyexme th6 same support as you have given Kim in the past. I will do my best to serve you and am willing to work a little • harder to do so. CHARLES HILTON BURT MEN VISIT BING MILLER AT FT. DODGE THURS. 'Burt: 1 Quite a group of Burt peo pie went to Fort Dodge Thursday to attend the baseball game I twcen the Cubs and White Sock.' Among them were J. G, McDonald M. M. Chipnvan, C. C. Smith, Geo BoUtcher and son Don, John Se wick and Roy Ringsdorf. 'George Boettcher and John Sewlck knew Blng Miller of the White -Sockf when they were all in France dur Ing <the World War. They had i fine visit with him. G. J. F. Vogcl M. L. Vlnaas and son, Lloyd, also attended. Mrs. Vogel and Mrs. L; Roy Burger accompanied them t Fort Dodge, but did not^attnnd th game. The birthday circle met Thursday afternoon^ with Mrs. R. A. Blelch. The Hi-Lbw bridge club met on Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. M. M Chipman. The Legion Auxiliary will hold its monthly sewing meeting Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. W. J Lockwood. ' Raymond Lavrenz is carrying hi: arm In a sling. He injured the lower part of the arm when he fel several days ago. Clint Waltman fell from a horse Monday. He was knocked unconscious but was not seriously injured except for bruises. The Rev. H. W. Jackman returned Thursday evening from Dos Moines, where he attended a Religious Education school. The junior-senior banquet will be held Thursday, April 16. Thn senior class play, "Lease oh' Liberty" Is to be presented April 24. J- V. Pennell returned to his home at Armstrong last Monday after spending a few days at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Joe Hlg- glns. •Burt i.s to have a new hardware and feed store which will open soon in the Staehle building recently vacated by the Rapp Hardware Co. R. J. Nealy, Algona, will operate the stare. Mrs. Tressic Ringsdorf and Mr and Mrs. Warren Ringsdorf of McFarland, Calif., and L. A. Boettcher of Buttonwillow, Calif., visited last Wednesday at the Ross Ringsdorf home at Mapieton, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Olson and Ruth Olson went to Minneapolis Saturday to visit at the Ellsworth Stevens home. Ruth returned from there to Waterloo, where :she is , taking a beauty culture course. Mrs. P. J. Shierhold and daughter, Carol Ann, Fort Dodge, spent last week at the Fred Habeger home. The Hab'egers and their guests were entertained at dinner Thursday evening at the S. E. Stni- ley home at Fenton. The high school -music groups gave a very fine concert at the school house Tuesday evening. The numbers which were to be used In the contest at'Swe^i City, appeared on the program. A good crowd attended. The band appeared for the first time In their fine new uni forms*. ' ' ' r Plans are being completed for a Fathers' and Sons' banquet, which will be held here Tuesday evening, April 14, under the sponsorship of the Community Club. The Band Mothers will'serve the seven oclock dinner. Karl Anderson is master of( ceremonies and J. I. Dolliver of Fort Dodge has been secured as th.j speaker. Several musical numbers will also be given. Among ,the out of town- relatives who attended the funeral of Mrs. Lucina Briggs, 87 year old former Burt resident, at the Methodist church last Tuesday were her daughter, Mrs. May 'Paul of Alva, Okla., Mr, and Mrs. J. H. Keith'of Thor at whose home she died on •Sunday, April 5, Mr. 'and Mrs. Archie Ames of -Kanawha, James Sells and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Sells of Fort Dodge, arid. Mr. and Mrs. C G. Cunningham of Elmore. TIRE INNER-CASING MOULDED TO HT DISHMASTER DRIPLESS SINK STRAINER 10>/,«8'/ix3 Inch** . <*** HAMMER 39C Hickpry Hammer H 5c GALVANIZE CBICK ijpiffTO 499$P"^¥|f News Items of Fenton Vicinity FORMER MtlSIC TEACHER HONORED AT SHOWER Oeorga Anne Gelgel was honored at a mlacellanciauB shower, Wednesday evening In the Methodist church p^i'lors. The following program was given: selections by the girls' sextette, a one act skit with Betty Jean Schwartz as the bride, Betty Ann Meyers as the fairy god_mother and Virginia Riith Mueller as the little fairy. Gifts were then opened and lunch was served by the hostesses. Out of town guests were Mrs. Fred Geigel, Mrs. Frank Gelgel, Mrs. George Conklin and Mrs. Dremmel, all of Algona. CIRCLES 1 AND 2 HOLD MEETINGS WEDNESDAY Circle 1 of the W. S. C. S. held its guest day Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Frank Eigler with Mrs. Chas. Glaus, assistant hostess. Twenty-four were, present. Mrs. O. H. Stoeber had charge of the devotions and the lesson from "Seed and Soil" was given by Mrs. J. A. Mueller. Guests included Mes- damcs R. C. Goetsch, Freelovc Welsbrod, Edwin Schlei, Raymond Stoeber, Paul Eigler, Walt Wlddcl. Elizabeth Dampsey, J. L. Olson, Clara Mueller, Kate Bellinger, S. S Whltmore and Fred Gustafson. Circle 2 of the W. S. C. S. held its regular monthly meeting Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Ralph Welsbrod.. Mrs. Milton Welsbrod was assistant hostess. Roll call was answered by "A Favorite Bible Text and Why." During the business meeting it was decided to sew for the Harriet Ballou N>.! -gey --at Sioux City. Following the business meeting the flevo- tions were led by Mrs. Milton Weisbrod. The lesson, chapter 4, "Another Reaps of Author of Liberty" was given by, Mrs. Donald Weisbrod. A short musical program followed and lunch was served by the hostesses. Wilfred Reimers, Des Moines, visited Tuesday at the parental Henry Reimers home. Fern Carlson and Charlotte Dunn were dinner guests at the Dr. J. A. Mueller home Tuesday evening. iMrs. S. last week S, Tyler visited all with her parents Chester. Mr. Tyler Is the local high school coach. ' ifiteverly and Grant Brooks >of Iowa Falls came Wednesday for a visit until Saturday with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Light. "Donnle" Prlebe, small son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Priebe, underwent an operation for appendicitis at an Emmetsburg hospital, Monday night. (Mrs. i Carrie Vioigt and Mrs. Eugene Huskamp attended a shower for Georga Anne Geigel at the Algona Presbyterian church on Tuesday afternoon. Edmund Krause of Chicago visited here over Easter with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Krause. He returned 'to his work there on Monday even-ing. (Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Straley, Mr. and Mrs. Art Voigt and Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Wolfe were entertained at 500 Tuesday evening at the Hans Baago home. Prizes were won by Mr. and Mrs. Art Voigt. Mr. and Mrs. Joe McGovern are parents of a 12-pound son' born early Tuesday morning, April 7th, at the Whittemore McCreery hospital. The McGoverns have three other sons and two daughters. A meeting was held Thursday night at the school house to make plans for organizing a cub scout troop for boys between the ages of 9 and 12. Dr. Harold Meyer and Chet DeSart of Algona led the dls- cusskn. Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Schmirr an.1 Edward W&rrell of Detroit, Michigan, arrived Wednesday afternoon for a breif v vislt at the Lester an-d Shelby Weisbrod homes. They were enroute home from Council Bluffs where they had visited with Mrs. Schnurr's mother, Mrs. Hattio Weisbrod and a sister, Mrs. Eugene McConnell. The Friendly Neighbors club met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Kenneth Bellinger with Ruth Dreyer assistant hostess. Fifteen members were present: Ruth Dreyer was named historian of the club, The hostesses had charge of the entertainment and prizes were given to Mrs. Ed Meyer and Mrs. Arlo Ranney. Lunch was served. WHITTEMORE BOY RETURNS TO JOB AT PEARL HARBOR Whittemore: Mr. and Mrs. Prank Schumacher received a wire frorr their son, Herman last week from San Francisco, Calif., asking tha they send him $100 upon which h intended to come home by airplan for a few days' Visit. He was on s few days' leaveln the United State after attending a ' torpedo • schoo in Pearl Harbor. The Schumachers immediately sant the money. Imagine the dis appointment of the farmily when their son wired a few days late that he could not make the trip a he had been ordered to,return his base at'Pearl,Habor. Herman enlisted In the navy Jan 20, 1941, and has been attending, a torpedo jichool in: Pearl' Harbor Following his schooling he was aa .signed to the U. S. S., Craven. HL brother, Edwin, enlisted in the navj April 17, 1941, and his last address was in care of Postmaster, in New York City. He may be in some foreign service by now. ATTENDS FRED MEETING FRIDAY G. L. Benschoter, manager of tlje Whittemore Elevator Company, at tended a meeting and a dinner of the Felco Feed Mixers which was held at the Wahkonsa hotel in Ft Dodge Wednesday and Thursday The Felco Feed Mixers attended the White Sox and Cubs baseball game in the afternoon- and immediately nfter the game they returned to the hotel for their afternoon meeting Due to the tire shortage the district meeting had been held at West Bend, so it was decided to hold a state-wide meeting at Fort Dodge as a great majority of the managers desired to see the ball game. Mrs. Arnold Gade was taken to :he Lutheran 'hospital in Fort Dodge Monday. She will be hospitalized for three weeks. Mr. and Mrs, Simon Weber and .son, Roland, and daughter, Marjorie, and Evelyn Voigt were Fort Dodge callers Thursday. Mrs. Peter Heldt suffered a slight stroke Thursday and is under the doctor's care at present. Mr. Heldt Is employed by Michael Bowman, and lives three miles southwest of Whittemore. . ' Mrs. Theodore Meier and daughter, Charlotte, accompanied by Mrs. Herman Gade and Mr. and Mrs. William Vaudt visited Thursday with Mrs. Arnold Gade who is n patient in the Lutheran hospital ut Fort Dodge. The members iof the St. Paul's Lutheran Ladles' Aid society held thp regular meeting in the Lutheran school auditorium Thursday afternoon, . Hostesses were Mrs. Edwin, Henry and George Wiohtendahl ami Mrs. Herbert Bumach. Leo Swanson left from Ames on Thusrday morning for' GltSndale, CAHf., to bring hi* parents, Mr, and Mrs, T. A. Swanson, back to Whlt- temore< He plans to spend about four weeto in California. He will drive back his father's car. The W. S. C. S. held a group meeting Wednesday afternoon at the borne of Mrs. JohrvMaahs. Mrs. Harry Seeley gave the lesson on the Christian Root iof Democracy in America, Mrs. Wtyliam Reimers «nd Mrs, B. A. Welsbrod gave short readings for (he devotions. A delicious }unch was served at the close of the meeting to the 1? ladies present SENECA NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Art Paulsen spent Wednesday evening at the J. B. Nolan home. The Seneca school band will take part in the music contest at Swea City Friday evening, April 10. The Seneca ladies' aid met at the home of Mrs. Ole Johannsen on Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Lawrence Johannson assisting. The Seneca P. T. A. meeting was held at the, Seneca school Thursday evening. Mrs. Otto Wilberg and Miss Wirtz were ore the program committee. The Charles Mc- Keans and the Julius Bolligs were on the topic discussion. The entertainment committee consisted of the Charles Osborns, Roy Osborns, Jens Petersons, Francis Slagles, Ole Oftedahls and the Otto Wilber^s. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Bredall vis ited over the week end with Dorothy Thayer at Sibley. Miss Thayer formerly taught the second grade here. FENTONP.T.A. GIVES PROGRAM AT FINAL MEET Fenton: The last P. T. A. meet Ing of this school year was hel Tuesday evening in the high schoo auditorium. The teachers were I charge of the musical program Miss Dunn presented her rhythr band in three numbers. Betty Jea Schwartz played a piano numbei. followed by a cornet solo by Esthe Ruhnke. The closing number was a rar treat. A group of Rlngsted youn people presented several Danisi folk dances. They were dressed I. native costume. Those partlclpat ing were: Harold Jensen Inez Nel son, Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Chris tensen, Axel Thomsen, Enid Nelson Arne Sorenson and Marie Jorgen sen. Mrs. Harold Pedersen wa pianist. Election of officers took place, a! of the present officers being rein stated for the ensuing year. They are: president, Mrs. J. A. Mueller vice president, Mrs. Alfred Meyeru secretary and treasurer, S. S. 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