The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 21, 1942 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 21, 1942
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The Al^HftUpp^rlMaM6inM > AJgon^l6Wft > April 21, AM 1942 Tasty Patterns Beautiful Colorings Clean Stock and at Right Prices Lusbv & Giossi A Few Remnant* COUNTY LEGION AUXILIARY HOLDS MEET AT LAKOTA Lakota: The quarterly Kossuth County Legion Auxiliary meeting was held at the town hall In Lalma last week Tuesday afternoon with 35 women present. Mrs. George Heetland, county president, was in charge. Winston Schroeder sang a solo and the girls' trio sang two numbers. Mrs. May Strate, Garner, state national defense chairman, was the speaker, using National Defense as .her subject. She also gave the interpretation of the Auxiliary insignia. Election of officers resulted in Mrs. Myrtle Baago, Fenton being elected president; Mrs. R. L William. Lakota, vice president; Mrs Rex Wolfe, Lone, Rock, treasurer and Mrs. N. (L. Cotton, Lone Rock, historian. Mrs. Fred Peterson, Swea City, had charge of the installation of officers after which the new president adjourned the meeting. The, Lakota Auxiliary served lunch. CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR HOLDS FAREWELL BANQUET The intermediate Christian Endeavor young people gave a farewell banquet to four young people who advanced to the Senior Endeavor, at the church parlors or Thursday evening. Wanda Heetland was toastmistress. Faustme Heetland and Judith Schroeder played a trombone duet. Doris As- muson and Jeanette Anderson sang a duet. Fanchon Heetland and Luane Baxter played a clarinet duet and the recreation committee san,j the farewell song. Honorees were Dorothy Schroeder, Billie Hanson, Don Wortman and Jane Steenhnrd. Ping-pong and other games were played. SCOUTEBS ATTENDED LONE ROCK SCOUT COURT The Rev. E. G. Sauer, scoutmaster, Thomas Hanifan, assistant, and Mr. Caster with nine scouts, Don Wortman, John Wortmanl Billie Hanson, Billie Smidt, Dennie Murray, Paul Bierstedt, Roger Grabau, Winston Schroeder and James Whalen attended a Court of Honor for Boy Scouts at Lone R/ock school gym last week Wednesday night ind the boy received their second class badges. Several speakers were present and a large crowd attended. Mr. and Mrs. August Gabel, of Lcdyard, were Sunday visitors with the George Heetlands. Mrs. A, A. Sanden, Lake Mills, visited her daughter and family the Hugh Lewises last week. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Simon Smidt, April llth. They now have three'boys and two girls. Cleo Looft,, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Looft, is now employed in a doctor's office in Swea City. The Rev. and Mrs. William Langholz attended a reception for the new Lutheran minister at Britt last week Tuesday night. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Vollner, who live on the W. E. Ley farm south of town. .They have two other children, one boy and one girl. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Ley took their daughter, Betty, to Des Moines Sunday and then drove on to Grinnell to visit a son, James, who is a student there. Thomas Hanifan drove to Radcliffe last week Sunday to bring home his wife who had spent a few days visiting her parents and also a brother who was visiting from South Dakota. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Don Stickler Sunday night, April 12th, at the Stickler home. Don's mother, Mrs. Stickler of Osceola, is caring for them. The boy has been' named Warren Douglas. They have two other sons. The Jerry Heetlands attended church at the Algona Presbyterian church Sunday, April 12th, and were dinner guests of the Herbert Fursts. They drove to the county home in the afbernoon for the Lakota Acorn club party there. The Cecil Blacks were called to Des Moines recently by the serious illness of Mrs. Black's mother, who had suffered a stroke and died shortly after the Blacks arrived. Funeral services were held a week ago Friday. The Blacks live northwest of town. An eight pound daughter was Frank D. Rifey Clarion Attorney In the race for the Republican nomination for congress. born to Mr. and Mrs. John Gunn, Emmctsburg, April 8th. She has been named Ruth Ann. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Garrett and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Weringa drove there last week Sunday to see them. Mrs. Gunn was formerly Bessie Garrett. The ReV( and Mrs. N. F. Grote attended a Methodist sub-district preachers' meeting at Crystal Lake last week\ Monday. On the way home they stopped at the farm where the Clyde Thaves family is employed for a short visit. The Thaves moved to this farm east of Buffalo Center, March 1st. Mrs. Dawson Reports Red Cross Activities By Wesley Workers Wesley: 1 Mrs. Arlo Dawson reported that 42 bed jackets, 6 blankets, 1 gown, 7 infant sacks, 13 pairs of bootees, 3 pairs of mittens and 1 sweaters had been made by local people and had been checked in and sent to the county Red Cross chairman. The parochial school children made 38 toys for blind children and the public school had made 36 toys. Mrs. Dawson is the local Red Cross chairman. The local Red Cross meets the first Tuesday afternoon of every month in the Legion rooms Paul Friberg was honored recently at a special meeting of the Odd Fellows. Grand Master M. A. Fours of Independence and Grand Secretary W. A. Merriam of DCS Moines and two Mason City brothers were here, the occasion being the conferring of a Veterans Jewel on Paul Friberg. A good crowd attended and the Rebekahs and several others were special 'guests. After an enjoyable evening a delicious lunch was served. Burt Soldier Weds Titonka Girl in West (Burt: Harold Weiske, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Weiske, and Helen Falk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Falk, Titonka, were married at a San Francisco, Calif., Lutheran church Monday evening-, April 13. Harold is a gunner's mate in the U. S. Navy. The young couple are living in a furnished apartment in San Francisco. The bridegroom is a graduate of the Burt high school. He has been in the navy for three years. His bride is a graduate of the Titonka high school. Four Corner News Johnny, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Ramos is seriously ill with a cold and is in danger of contraqting pneumonia. Mrs. Will Rich of Burt and Mrs. Clarence Schendler of Buffalo Center, spent Thursday at the John Sabin home. Jerry the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Witham of Wesley, is spending the week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Witham. Mr. and Mrs. Quinten Bjustrom, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Holdren, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Bjustrom of Whlttemore attended a 500 card party at tho home of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kirsch Thursday evening. A nice lunch was served. DOLLfVER SPOKE TO FATHERS AND SONSATBURT Kurt: The Father" and Sons' banquet, which waa held at the school house Tuesday evening under the sponsorship of the Community Club, drew a good crowd With about 125 fathers and sons being present. The B&nd 'Mothers served the din ner, , • • , iKarl Anderson acted as mftster of ceremonies* The address of Welcome was given by K. J. Smith, and Herbert Weiske gave the response. The boys' 1 quartet sang. Kent Ryerson played a piano solo, and Robert Thaves sang. The main address was given 1 by James I. Dolllver, Fort Dodge, who was introduced by 'Dr. B. K. Bahn-» son. Mr. Dolllver gave a fine address on the topic, "The Meaning •of Americanism." The U. and I. circle met with Mrs. G. E. Brace Tuesday afternoon. 'Verne Relbhoff spent a couple of days in St. Paul on business last week. - • "Lease on (Liberty," a patriotic play, will be presented by the senior class Friday evening, April 24th. Mrs. M. M. Chrphian spent last week at the home of her friend, Mrs. N. E. Griffin at Armstrong. The 499 club meets Monday of this week at the Dr. M. I. Llthter nome, with Lydia Meyer as hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Loyola O'Brien are parents of a daughter, Judith Kay, born Tuesday, April 14, at the Kossuth hospital. Arthur Meliza, Decatur, 111., came Wednesday to see his -twin brother, Luther Meliza, who has been ill with pneumonia. - , iMM,Gedfge Koeitler, Mrs. Jarties eShrliWlwttn, Betty 80* and David, AM Wfs. A! Staehte we^fe l&rt Dodge Visitors WedHtedSy, W1H Toibben, dftlcato. visited his mftthtr, Mrs, Ann'ft Tlcebben, last week. Mrs. Olftf Olson, Blmore also visited her Thursday. fiurt opened Its baseball season Tuesday afternoon by defeating Tl- tonka 4 to 2. The~home squad made seven hits while Ed Long held the visitors to two hits and acquired strike-outs! Mrs. S. M, Peterson was brought home from Waterloo by ambulance last Tuesday, where she has been sick several months. Mra. Pearl Allen went to the Peterson home Friday morning to help care for her. iWlll Schrader of Heda, S. D., came the first of last Week and spent a couple of dayd at the home .of his brother, C. If, Schrader. H~e Is working for Supervisor QQlnn. His family: will move 'here when school is out. ^ Warren Rlngsdorf, who has been visiting here from McFarland, Calif., Mrs. W. Wi Boettcher, Mr.s. Albert Manus and daughter, Helen, Went to Milwaukee Wednesday to spend a few days with relatives and bring back Mrs'. Rlngsdorf, who had been visiting there. Among the people from a distance who attended the funeral of Mrs. Louisa Thompson last Tuesday afternoon were Mrs. H* A. Lew- Is and daughter, Ella, Algorta; Mra. Grant Peters and Mrs. Vera Whelan, Omaha, Nebr.; Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Mawdsley, and E. R-. Mawdsley, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Crouch, Fenton; Mr. and Mrs. Sim' Leigh and Mr, and Mrs. Richard Leigh, Irvlngton; Mr. a'nd Mrs. John Garry ami Mrs. Willis Etherington, Winnebago, Minn.; Mrs. D, A. Chittenden and daughter, Phoebe of Waverly, and Alice Chittenden, Shell Rock. W hittemore fire Company Called to John Besch Farm WCORATIN& MAMAS "This is probably the CUTEST trick your junior ever pulled, an' I wanted YOU to be the FIRST to see it!" MORAL: Don't blame Junior too much—Devoe Interior Wall Paints have an IRRESISTABLE "SOMETHING" which is ATTRACTIVE to everybody .... from 8 to 80. Smooth, creamy consistency . . . lovely colors ... in flat, semi- gloss or gloss finishes. WASHABLE, DURABLE — truly ECONOMICAL! (And there's NO extra cost, either). •MM WS CARRY A COMPETE UHE OF DEVOS PAIHJS mgn Botsford Lumber Co. Jim Pool, Mgr. Phone Whittemore: While starting the engine to pump .water early Wednesday evening, John jBesch had the misfortune to burn the pump house, barn and the corn crib with 4,000 bushels of corn. It seemed that there was a short in the ignition as the engine back-fired and caused the waste gas to ignite. Tho Whittemore fire company was called but due to lack of water much could not be done only to try and save the other farm buildings. Eddie Cullen, of 'Los Angeles, Cnlif., is visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Cullen., Mrs. Mary Uhlenhake of Wesley is visiting her son and family, Mr and Mrs. John Uhlenhake. George Schultz left for Marion, S. D., where he will take treatments for a week at the Tieszen clinic. Mrs. Herman Voigt has been' confined to her bed for several days last week with a siege of the flu. The Rev. W. H. Discher attended a conference held at Hartley last week Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Mrs. John Sheridan and daughter. Betty Ann, of McGregor, visited with her grandfather, William Oliver, Wednesday. •Mr. and Mrs. George Maahs art the parents of a daughter, born la»t week Monday evening. The Maahs' have eight other children. IMr. and Mrs. Louis Wehrspann were last week Tuesday visitors of Mrs. Arnold Gade, who is a patient in the Lutheran hospital at Fort Dodge. Mary Quirine and Betty Schmitt of Davenport and Mary Jane Reding of Washington, D. C., visited with old schoolmates here and in Algona last week. Bob Gengler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Gengler, has been transferred from Curtis Bay, Maryland, to Chattanooga, Tenn'., for further training in the coast guard. Marjorie Reding of Irvington spent several days here last week visiting her cousin, Mary Jane Reding of Washington, D. C, who had a week's vacation. Mrs. Walter Dullard and daughter, Thomasine, of West Union, returned to her home last week Monday evening after visiting with her mother, Mrs. Mary Erue, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Zinnell of Kankakee, 111., visited with relatives here and in West Bend last week. Mr. Zinnell is employed in the DuPont Defense plant in Joliet 111. The Rev. W. H. Discher drove to Canistota, South Dakota Thursday to bring home Rev. and Mrs. Edwin Fiene of Lotts Creek. Mrs. Fiene spent a week in South Dakota taking treatments. Mrs. William B. Higgins, Jr., and Mrs. Will Wiggins and James Big- Icy left for Sioux City Tuesday to visit for a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Don Sylvester, a daughter of Mrs. Higgins, Sr. Mrs. Nell Farrell, Edmund O'Brien, Mrs. James O'Brien 1 took Catherine O'Brien, the latitter's daughter, to Fort Dodge, last week Tuesday, where Catherine is auditor clerk in Sears, Roebuck store. (Mr. and Mrs, Paul Urich returned home from a weeks outing in northern' Minn., Thursday. Paul admits that fishing was h>ot so hot and stated that he only caught one Of course we dont blame Paul, as he forgot to take his tackle box along. Mary Jane Reding, who is employed as junior typist in the Library of Congress at Washington, D. C., visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kick Reding, returned to her duties in Washington, Wednesday. She was accompanied by Moran Higley, who also will be employed In Washington, D. C. Grant News •Mr. and Mrs. Frank Boever drove to MoGrath, Minn., Sunday to attend the closing out sale of Mrs. Anna PauJLs and son, John. Mrs. Paulia is Mrd. Boeversf mother. Mrs. Paulls and John returned with thorn Wednesday to make their home with, the Boevers. Several neighbors went In with their tractors and machinery and put in the oat crop for ErviK Huskamp who recently moved from Fenton -to the farm vacated by the Harold Fischers. Mr. Huskamp met with a serious accident some time ago and is unable to work, but is recovering rapidly. SEXTON NEWS Walter Aman was a business visitor in Des Moines Monday. (WHliam Kirschbaum was repor'.- ed ill on Friday and he missed his usual walk up to the post office, which he generally takes daily. Dennis Goedcrs Has sufficiently recovered that he is able to be outside and be about the farm. He is unable to do farm work as yet. Mrs. Dale Thompson and children of Osage were visitors hero cm Friday. Phyllis Thompson and Marjorie Detrick spent the week at the Thompson home. Mrs. Essie McMahon left Sunday for a visit with her brother. 1 ; in northern North Dakota. Bel! Butte, N. D., her destination, is located near the Canadian line. It was clean-up day at the Sexton school yard Friday. The children of the school raked the schoolyard and cleaned it. A marshmallow roast 'followed the afternoon raking and cleaning. Guests were Dean aftd Marvin Thompson of Osage and Rhonda Hammond. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Neahring entertained the Sexton Church Builders Sunday School class at their home Thursday evening, April 16th. Business meeting was conducted by Herman Wise. Committees were appointed to investigate cost of a rug for the church. A spelling bee with Mrs. Clarence Swedln as leader, was conducted. Harold Hunt was chosen teacher of the class. Lunch was served by the Neahrings. The May meeting will be held oh May 17th with a picnic. OTTOSEN WOMAN'S RURAL CLUB HAS NEW OFFICERS Ottosen: The Ladies' Rural club met Thursday in the parlors of the Presbyterian church. The program cdmmitee consisted of Naom; Struthers, Mrs. Roy Telford, Mrs. Earl Long, Mrs. Julia Coyle, Mra. Matt Struthers and Mrs. Joe An licker. Election of officers resulted a» follows: president, Mrs. George Cooper; first vice president, ' Mrs. Ed Zinnell; second vice president Mrs. Eugene Hoflus; recording secretary, Mrs: Rqy Jacobson; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Ralph hooper; treasurer, Mrs. Reva Enockson. . ft The six weeks' report cards were given out and those who reached the heights of the honor roll were Jack Wilson, LaVonne Hansen, Marjorie Hundermark, Barbara Underberg, Jean Jacobson, Norbert Veerkamp, Rosemary Jacobson, Gladys Axne, James Beam. Jack Wilson, Marjorie Hundermark, and Norbert Veerkamp have made the honor roll each time this year. On Monday evening the Humboldt Chamber of Commerce entertained the three teams -of Humboldt county that played in the state basketball meets, at Humboldt, with a dinner and entertainment, The teams were Livermore boys' team, Bode girls' team and the Ottosen girls' team and also the Humboldt boys' tpam for winning the Northwest conference title. Anyone was invited and there was a large crowd present. Those attending from Oftosen were Bertha Longseth, Gladys Axne, Bonny Hansen, Enna Marie peSnvidt, Jean Jacobson, Eugenia Hofius, Barbara Underberg, Charlotte Jacobson, Rosemary Jacobaon, Violet Nelson, being the girls on the team, cha»- erone, IrCas Sherburn, Coach W. P. TruesdelJ and wife, and a few other people from Ottosen. Pinner was served and then a trio number was sung by the Humboldt teachers. The coaches of each town Introduced the members of the team. A speed- was given by Mr. Cunningham of Cornell college, talking on the Orient. Decorations were hunfr from the ceiling with the names of the four teams on them- Table centerpieces seemed to go well for the flowers in the center of the table were all gone when it waf over. For some time the Ottosen girls have much favored the tak-. in* home pf sowvenks from all tbe banquets 994 other events, girl? Caving autte a a* YOUR COUNTY MINT FARMERS ARK ASKBt) -TO CONSERVE FEED BACH* Kossuth county farmers* are asked to cooperate in the conservation of cotton and-burlap bags for the packaging of agriculture commodities accordln gto County Agent A. L. Brown. •Major objectives of the program, being sponsored by the ,U. S." t5o- partment of Agriculture are to urge farmers to handle bags carefully so that they can 'be used repeatedly atad to promote the quicker return of usable bags into trade channels. War has already greatly reduced Imports of burlap and stocks now on hand must 'be shared with our military forces as well as with the Increased requirement of agriculture under the program for'ex- panded production, Mr. Brown says. PASTURING TOO EARLY IS HARMFUL TO GRASS Livestock should not be turned out to graze on pasture until the grass Is between 5 and 6 Inches tall, advises county agent, A. L. Brown. . Not only is the early, succulent grass of little feeding.value to livestock, but pastures can be definitely retarded throughout the entire,summer by early pasturing, he says. J Any cropping which results In reduction of growth above the ground is reflected In the root de? velopment and in the quantity o'f food stored In the roots. Poor development of the root system results in the production of a correspondingly small quantity of pasture during subsequent seasons.' WOOL POOL TO PAY 42c LB. FOR BRIGHT, NATIVE WOOL Kossuth county wool producers who market their 1942 wool crop through the Iowa Sheep and Wool Producers Association will receive an advance payment of 42c per pound for bright 14 or % blood native wool, according to county agent, A. L. Brown. Semi-bright wools will bring 37c per pound. This advance has been made possible because of the association has sold a large order of these wcols to the government at ceiling prices and replaces an earlier advance payment of 30c per pound for thb TRACTORS INSURED for FIBE - THEFT - WIND Pays 100% of Value Covers all operation Cost is very small Brooder ^ Houses and contents insured. Pays 100% market value of chicks. Cost" is low. Over 1000 cars insured through this office. Better rates. Better service. LS.Bohannon Over S. & L. Store. . Phone 103. tilt to|» ffattvfc wool, Which fcill be Immediately upon receipt Of wool at the Warehouse, The, advance payment Will. be equal to about 80 percent of the toW tfrlcfe Which the farmer* Will recelvt tot his clipping. Advance prices on -western and reject Avools remain unchanged from previous, quotations, Final settlement will bft made to the producers when the pool is sold.' Quick, Confldent&i Ser- vite . , . Baay Monthly . 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