The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 26, 1942 · Page 7
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 26, 1942
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r -«1/V«,••«* ' ;.fr^i The Algotm tJpp«f ftoi Moines, AJ&ona, Iowa, Bfay 26,1042 CORWTTH SCHOOLS CLOSED FRIDAY ^k-i/.-u-^J 1 - \ , .^ , j UNfi26 Corwlth: The Corwlth consolldftt- -ed school* 'cloned Friday, May 15, for the eumrtter Vacation. Awards •were given I ft the mbfnlng and class picnics were held in the afternoon. Commencement exercises were held Friday evening and diplomas were given to 20 graduates. The teachers all left the next day for their homes! Laura Stillman, •BJmmetsburg; Jahe MdDow.ell,, Gravity; iKathryn Powers, Lakota; Magdalene Thiede, Fairmont; Laurene Robinson, Marathon; Greta Chamberlain ;Humboldt; M. Hymanns, Hull! Isabella Bye, Laurel; Martha Kronen'bergv Walcott! Isabel Plum, .Grlnnell; Esther Smith, Swea City; John Megson, San Diego, Calif; JBdith 'Wilson, J. W, Miller, Hi L. •Rletvelt and Supt. J. M. Gehrt will remain in Corwlth this summer. MANY WOMEN ATTEND CANNING DEMONSTRATION •Thirty-dive 'Prairie township wo* men met at the home of Mrs, Albert Johnson Thursday afternoon,' May 13, to see the canning demonstration given by Miss Alma Schulti Kosuth County home agent.. Miss Schultz demonstrated the canning 4f spinach, corn and asparagus by the pressure cooker method, tomu- toes and rhubarb by the- hot bath method; demonstrated preparing strawberries and other fruits, also vegetable* fof the locker. She afed gave the proper proportions toi uttnf commefcldl syrup and sugar for canning. " .Hie was the nrst meeting with Miss Schulti and the women went home with the resolve to do more and better canning this season than ever before. v Mrs. Victor Applegate and three children drove to iBurt Friday. The Corwlth fire department was called out Thursday afternoon to extinguish a fire In a building used to store feeds near the elevator. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Masterson drove to Webster City Monday to visit their daughter, .Mrs. Harriet Evans arid Infant son, at the Webster City hospital. Mrs. Harvey Enfleld and Mrs. Jafc. Tindall have both returned home from the hospital •• at Fort Dodge, where they were patients following major operations. The final meeting of the home nursing class was seld Monday evening at the high school auditorium. Dr. Pi iE. Walley demonstrated artificial respiration to the group with Supt. Gehrt as the "victim." Approximately 60 women and young women- are eligible for certificates. The list of names eligible were not available as yet for publication. /The W. S. C. S. met at the Methodist church parlors Wednesday afternoon.. iFollowing the lesson 'and business meeting, lunch Was served by six members of the Martha circle, namely, Mrs. Clarence Galloway, Mrs. Charles Rlggle, Mrs. Victor Applegate, Mrs. JUrgenson, Mrs. Harold Fatka and Mrs. Robert Masterson. Tour S & L Store PLM THE lAROBST OAYIST WE'VE EVER THOWNI EXCITING^ LQW Victory •!••! •l«e rod or or*w«» PEON SANDAL itt "Grecian" barefoot sandalsl ; T : •-•• , • 'Genuine "Mad* In Mexico" huarachesl • Cool, comfy wedglesl ' • Bright, rope-sole "Espadrilles"! • Natural tan and'colored leather*! • Jaupty striped-canvas duckl • Cool, cool rainbow colored hopsackingl Comfy, Mtxlcan cufl. in whit* •r natural wcran Uatfitr. Mall Onten Pnmptfy Hurry In for Your* Tomorrow/ S * L C mONKA COUPLE CELEBRATE 25TU ANNIVERSARY tltonka:. Mr. and Mrs. JoHn Cordes celebrated their silver wedding anniversary Tuesday evening May 16. The evening was Spent In vislttng and their pastor, Rev,. Calvin Schnucker, gave a short talk Mr. aftd Mrs. Cordes are the parents of four sons aivd two daughters One daughter, Margreta, Is married to Esdert Smidt. Their son John Is married and 'lives near Lone Rock, 'one son, Ralph, attends summer school at Pella", Kenneth, Albert and Rose are at home. All were home for the evening. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Esdert Smidt, Mr. and Mrs. John Cordes of Lon-e Rock Mr. and Mrs Hans Baker and Har- rlet Jensen of Buffalo Center, Mr and Mrs. Andrew Jensen and Richard and Sandra of Crystal Lake, Mr and Mrs. E. Llmberg of Forest City Mr.' and Mrs. Ronney Jensen and children, Mr. and Mrs. George, Hoyer and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Beenken and children, Mr. and Mra Peter Beenken and Pearl, Mr. and Mrs. George Tjaden and family. Mr nnd Mrs. Harm Kettwick and family, Mr. and Mrs.-Ben Gerdes Mr and Mrs. Henry Spear and Jessie Mr. and Mrs. Henry Beenken ant family of 'Woden, Bernlce, Threresa and Junlce Spear and Rev. ind Mrs Calvin Schnucker and Joyce ftnc Florence. Lunch was •served to 61 guests. A nice gift was presentee Mr, and Mrs. Cordes. Bill Steeborg, Fort Dod^e, speni this week end with Mrs. Maria Sat hoSf. Mr. a.nd Mrs. Wm. Ricklefs transacted business in Algona Friday morning. Mrs. Kenneth Swan aria Mrs. Wil bur.Schram were Mason City shop purs Thursday. Miss Peggy Skinn-er of Rockford 111., is visiting at the Thomas Loats home this week. Robert Honken of Buffalo Center spent Friday with his cousins, id and James' Honken. Mr. and Mrs. John S. Rippentrop were supper guests at the B. H Meyer home Thursday evening. O.-J. DewalPand Frank Fisher were Ishing at Spirit Lake on Thursday and caught their limit. Mr. and Mrs. Aivin Honken am sons were guests of the Chris Iverson family at Thompson Friday evening. Dr. and Mrs. H. I. Torgerson spen Thursday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Torgerson, at Des Moines. ' ^ Mrs. John Wilson was callec home Friday morning because o: the illness of her mother, Mrs. Sam Olson, Forest City. iPvt. Walter Boeckholdt v of the Army Air corps, who is stationed at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., spent a three day furlough with home folks Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Eady of In- dlanola are visiting at -the Edwarc Sathoff home since Friday. Mrs Eady and Mrs. Sathoff are sisters •. The Friendly club met-Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Anna Ubben Six members were present and bingo was -played. Lunch was served by the hostess. ', Mrs. Edward Boyken and son, Allan, returned home ' Friday after /spending the week with her parents, 'Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Johnson at Ellsworth. Mrs. John Hanson, Mrs. Chris Hanson and Mrs. Wheeler of Goldfield spent Saturday morning with Grandma Hanson and also called on Lena Godfredson. Mr. and Mrs. Virgie Pendergast of Los Angeles, Calif., called on the Dayle Craven family last Satur day. They were on their way. to Colter, Iowa, to visit son. Mr.' and Mrs. C. B. Egesdal and children and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Larson and son Rex of Woden, called on the ladies' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Barton, Friday evening. Jfrs. 'John S. Rippentrop and Mrs. Ben, Gerdes were hostesses to the Ramsey Reformed Ladles' Aid on Wednesday with 28 members anfe- ^Pampering my car these days? Yes, definitely!" FOLKS HAVE TURNED mighty careful about what they put into their cars. They realize the best is non« too good for automobiles that have to last! Just any old oil won't do, and "tfuessoline" is our/ If you're planning t« give'your car ertra care to make it see you through—rely on Standard Red , Crown Gasolineandlso-Vis Motor Oil, Completely satisfactory performance has brought these two great Standard Oil products overwhelming popularity-,' : See your Standard. Ott^ dealer •for an estimate of the approximate life left in your tires. Remember, a nation on, wheel? is a stronger nation, Keep America «n wheels—help win the .war, t * * Buy United State* Ww Pavings Bonds and Stamps to help guarantee'victory u STANDARD SERVICE -.1 i" r i • *> li 01 un«r MMkMM IBtl M* MB CORRECTION ID « tecent advntiscment we Inadvcieeody stated Uut the or illustnied was purchijed April 4. 1937. The m wu •ctu»lly purchased in AptU, 1938. All ocher f«cts—indud- iog the mileage of 103,553 u • of Much 1,1942—ate cpnect assutcd io tbc advertisement. Standard OU Company To rnakf your cor test lonfl, ran well/ t«am wpwith HMSI two jjrwit slondbys STANDARD RID CROWN *f | f» 1* tw STANDARD'S I$O'YIS M MWCff* ••':,:-.\- v werlnfe roll call and eBght guests being present. Mr. and MfB. Esdert Smidt left this week end fof Okaton, 6. D., Where they will serve In ft small town church. (Mr. 8midt Is a student In the seminary at-JBtol- land, Michigan. \ Mr. and Mrs. Lee O. Wolfe returned home Saturday from Phoe- nlx, Arizona, Where they spent the past six months. Mr. and Mrs. W-dfc enjoyed the winter a!; Plioe- nlx, but are glad to be back home. (Mrs..H. I. Torgerson, Mrs. Dayle Cravew" and Mrs. ,Carl F. Callles called on Mrs. Martin BU-ioh at Bancroft Friday afternoon. The afternoon was spent at bridge and visiting. The Glelch family will move to Algona In the near future. The members of the community band met with Director D. W. Griffin Tuesday, May 19, at a very successful practice. Twenty-eight are enrolled in the school band and a number from the community attended the evening practice. Mrs. C. B. Egesdal entertained the U Deal M club Thursday afternoon. Guests were Mrs. F. G. Elliott, Mrs. James McCollcy, Mrs Frank Fisher. Prizes were won by Mrs. Aivin' Honken, Mrs. Carl H. Callles and Mrs. O. J. Dewall. CANCER FATAL TO MRS. PIERCE OF FENTON SUNDAY 'Fenton: 'Funeral services for Mrs. Marvin Pierce were held at the Methodist church here Monday afternoon. Mrs. Pierce died Sunday morning 'at the -Emmetsburg hospital where she had been a patient for several weeks. Death was caused by cancer. Mrs. Pierce was born May 26th, 1910 at Sommers, Iowa', a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fessler and was almost 32 years old. When seven years old she moved with her parents to a farm west of 'Fenton and has spent all her life here with the exception of one year. In June, 1929, she was married to Marvin Pierce. Two children were born, Beverly Ann -and Verle, both- of whom survive. About a year ago her health failed and cancer was found. She is survived by 'her husband, two children, her t parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred 'Fessler, three sisters, Mrs. Leah 'Lee of Cylinder, Mrs. Laura Moffit of Graettlnger and Ruth at home, and two brothers, Luhrl of Ringsted and Lowell at home. Burial was in the Methodist cemetery here. (Mrs. John Kramer of Whittemore, spent -Friday night at -the Earl Dean home. Francis Bailey, teacher at Britt, came home Friday evening for hei summer vacation. Mrs. Mary Hansen went to Ringsted Saturday and spent the week end -w|ith her son,) Harojd, anc family. V Emil Dreyer was a dinner guest Thursday at the W. J. Weisbroi'.s and a supper-guest, at the.C. F.- C Laages. • Mrs. H. N. Wilberg of Ringsted and her daughter, Mrs. Peterson of Chicago visited" Thursday at the C.: F. C Laage home. W. J. Weisbrod left Friday afternoon for Des Moines to visit his daughter, Florence. Saturday, the Weisbrods went to Oakdale to visit Mrs. Hugo Denker. Mrs. M. E. Burwash and son, Donald, left Saturday for a visit in Illinois. They will visit Sarah, Mrs. Burwash's daughter, in Po- orla and with relatives in Jerseyville, 111, Emll Dreyer of Charles City came Tuesday evening for a visit with relatives. He will visit the Herman 'Dreyers, Mrs. Elsie Dreyer, the Everett Dreyers and with old friends. Miss Anne Finn 'and Adelaide Anderson, teachers at Sibley, visited Friday at the G. W. Newel home and with friends here. They were enroute to their homes. Miss Finn lives . at 1 Geneva and is a former Fenton music teacher. (Mrs. 'Harold Newel of Lebanon, Mo., and 'her brother, Robert Peterson of Williams, returned to their homes 'Friday. They came early in the week for a visit at the Chas. •Newel home and to attend com- mdncement exercises. LajVonne Newel was a member of the graduating class. SEXTON SCHOOLS PICNIC AT CALL PARK, ALGONA , Sexton: The Sexton school ended its school year on Wednesday with a school picnic for the children at the Call Park. 'Picnic dinner was served at noon and the children played in the park after the dinner. Oonald Neahrlng, Mary Lou Hauptmann and LeRoy Eahr hnvf completed their eighth grade work at the Sexton school. Former LuVerne Man Passes in Dubuque LuVerne; Mr. and Mrs. H. R, Larimer and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil ner in charge. Prizes were awarded Deilge Friday afternoon to attend the funeral of LeRoy Von Voast. Mr. Van Voast, who was 40 years of age, died Wednesday at Sunny Crest Sanitarium in Dubuque where lie had been a patient about a week. He was born in LuVerne and lived here until he went to Fort Dodge to make his home about 28 years ago. His wife died about six- years ago, : He is survived by a son Rich* ard \Van Vpast and the aunts, Mrs. Larrimer of Lu Verne and Mrsj. Clara McClintock of Los Angeles, Calif. We R*V. T. V, Harvey of the Fort Dodge Baptist church con* ducted the services Friday and burial was in Fort Dodge. XVl&WXif^^ BW.POST Storage Donald Neahring left Thursday to visit his former schoolmates. Dean and Marvin Thompson at Osage. B. E. Sanders and Mrs Sim Bemls are slowly recovering from Infected throats. Both have been under medical care. Word was received of the birth of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Blelch Wednesday. This is their second daughter. Dennis Goeders, Matt Fisch and Bernard Weaver are attending a night school at West -Bend learning the trade of welding which Is being given there. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Travis of Storm 'Lake and Mrs. Mary Miller visited at the Bernard Miller home In Mason' City Monday. Mrs. Travis is the former 'Lois Miller. Mitch Taylor, former resident o Sexton, was one of the student who was graduated from the Algom high school Thursday evening. Hi completed his eighth grade work at the Sexton sahool. "* Wilbur Steven, who has bean sta tioned at Kansas City, Kansas, a Fairfax airport, arrived home ear ly Saturday morning for a shor visit. His parents, Mr. and Mrs Harvey Steven went to Mason Citj to meet him. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Harmon o Waterloo visited at the home of Mrs Wm. Hartley on 1 Thursday. En route here they narrowly escapet an accident when a wheel of the! car came off. Their car was slight ly damaged, but they arrived safe Mrs. Sarah Wise was hostess to the Sexton Woman's Society o Christian Service on Thursday n her home. Roll call was answer ed by a biography of your mother A business meeting was conducte< by Mrs. J. A. Riggs in the absence of Mrs. B. E. Sanders. Devotions were lead by Mrs. Harvey Steven Lunch was served by the hostess and daughter, Mrs. Noble. Mrs. Dale Thompson and daugh ter, Shirley of Osage were visitors here Thursday. They attended the meeting of the Sexton Woman's Society of Christian Service at the home of Mrs. -Wise in the afternoon Miss Phyllis Thompson, who com pleted her freshman year at thi Algona high school, returned home with her. She has been staying a the home of Miss Donna Doolej since March 1st. PORTLAND 8TH GRADERS GIVEN DIPLOMAS, BURT Portland: Ten eighth grade pupils in Portland township received diplomas Thursday evening, May 14 at the Burt high school. The program Included a number from each school, awarding of special hono'rs and an address by County Supt. A E. Lauritzen, his theme 'being "Wij~ Tfiou be a Lifter or a Leaner." 'The group included ten girls ant tere boys as follows: Evelyn Becker, Florence Schutter, LaVonne Shipler, Marcella Bartlett, ,Patrinia Wolf, Donald Andreason, Richarc Crouch, Joseph Presthus, Merrill Stott and LeRoy Leek. This is the third eighth grade township program held for the rural pupils. MRS.'HENRY SMITH HOSTESS TO PORTLAND PROGRESS CLUB Thirty women attended the Progress club meeting at the home-of Mrs. Henry Smith Thursday, May 21st. The new president, Mrs. Will Ringsdorf was in charge. The program was presided 'over by Mary Le Wolf and incduded a reading by Mrs, Ray MeWhorter; a piano solo by Evelyn Becker; "Baby's First Viait to Church" by Joan McWhorter; a vocal solo by Nedra Wolf, accompanied by Virginia McWhorter. The ladies then composed romances, using the titles of songs and not more than .two words to connect them. Mrs. Wyott Stott won the prize, having used nine titles. All were worthy of mention. Assisting hostesses were Mesdamea Edw. Dittmer, Edw." Smith, and Dave Weber. > JERRY DUANE PUTZ ENTERTAINS CLASSMATES •Jerry Duane Putz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ranney Putz, celebrated his eighth birthday recently, by entertaining his teacher, Miss Alice Uhr and his schoolmates, Patricia Wolf, Merrill Stott, Joyoe and Sylvia 'Baas, Marie Young, Phyllis, Russell and Billy Christiansen, Eugene Shipler, James Drone, Larry Burger, Patty Ringsdorf and his two brothers, Jae We and Dennis. Jerry received many gifts, , pne being a shiny new bicycle from dad and mother. Games were played and lunch served. Jerry will be a seventh grader at District No. 5, next ye«v **- * Mrs. Lewis Larsen. ^3urt, was a Friday night visitor with the Mar- covering from quite a long Illness. Mrs. Ida Edleman, mother of Mrs. pave Weber, Is nurse and although Mrs. Peterson Is not able to be out of bed, she is better than when she came home several weeks ago. Mr. and Mrs. ,Martin Larsen en- teirtafned,' Mr< and Mas. t Vewidn Larson and daughter, Leila, at a Sunday dinner and afternoon guests were <Mr. and Mrs. Earl Zwicfel and Corrine, Mrs. Ward Taft, Mrs. Mamie' Speiicher, Mrs. E. L. Jennings, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Taft and MHton, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Graham, Sr., and family, Mrs. Ber- Graham, Sr., and famiyl, Mrs. Bernard Phelps and children and John Rlke. £aVwne Ringsdorf, student nurse , iHerpy hospft«l» F ort Podgo, made A stoflrt 'visit home »n4 attended, commencement of the Burt high school Ttuursday evening. •~ $|r. and Mrs. aarpte Hood, two'chlldren, pontild and Ruby, of rsday six the Rps- Burt school cojsin^W^BIint The Hoods formerly «arm«d M. Former Wesley Boy Warrant Officer in Corps Area Service Wesley: It was learned here last week that Private Jimmy Studer, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Studer of Mason City, former Wesley residents, of the Corps Area Service Command had been promoted to the rank of Warrant Officer (n the United States Army. Jimmy was one of 13 Camp Robinson enlsited 'men who received warrant officer commissions following a competitive examination. He enlisted March, 1940 and had served as chief clerk, station hospital, until he received his new appoint until he received his new appointment. Richard Lavrenz, Burt, Writes from Some Where in Ireland Un-ion: A letter haS been received by a Union friend of Richurd Lavrenz of Burt from "Somewhere in Ireland." He says "The country is pretty here especially when the sun first comes up iri' the morning. •He refers to a brother who was in lowa'i rw'w itrcamliiMr lh* MontroM Hofrl b to lh« twrydoy hotel what o D»iwl-pow»rtd gkml of Itw rail* i> »o on oM lo.hlornd wood burntr. b'l MW throughout, from ftagpoU lo lloo»lon«». N»w Java Room CofUt Shop, Hurdlt and Halter km and Food Foftloin Room ««l pWow ond d.lighi »«. Horn ***, VAOH1ROSJ VOTE FOB Eul 6. Miller Republican Candidate for GOVERNOR of IOWA June First— November Third i "T1HE PEOPLES CHOICE" California but I* now at Fort Sill, Oltla., where he is going to officers' school. He refers to Burt as "ths best town to the state." --Ihere are movies there and they are African. He has beeii pfbmoted to corporal. His address is Corporal ttlchard Lavrenz, APO813. He was fltatldhed at Camp Claiborne before he went overseas. Wesley Teachers to Hofne Towns for the Summer Vacation Wesley: Teachers of the public school left for their respective homes Friday. Coach Dale Mcln- tosh went to Cleghorn, Miss Jeanne Ketchen to Emmetsburg, Miss Helen Schneider to Creighton, Nebr., Miss Florence Burke to Waukonia, and Miss Pearl Sinning to Rudd. iSupt. and Mrs. Maurice Page left Saturday for their parental homos at Oskaloosa where they will visit until June I6th. He directs the Madame DeLore IN PERSON for personal interview only until through SUNDAY, MAY 31 at • Mrs. Sorcnson's Rooms 202 South Thoringtoli O K Rubber Welders Tire Shop BEFORE AFTER OK TREAD WELDER We just received a large shipment of Victory, Camel- Irnck for the recapping of car tires. This rubber is compounded under war-time emergency restrictions and is mostly reclaimed rubber. It has been giving good service. We also have plenty of Truck Camelback on hand for the capping of pickup and panel truck tires. This Is a high grade rubber. We give prompt service on all capping. PLEASE BRING RATIONING CERTIFICATE' WITH TIRE Satisfaction Guaranteed on All Work. L. R. DeBolt, Prop. Back of Postoffice. . MIMOEPPOUS Public Sale As I am being; inducted into the army, I will hold a public-auction on the farm known as the._ old Bauman farm located 4 miles north and % mile west of West Bend; 3 miles east of Rodman and 3 miles south and 1% miles west of Whit-, temore, on *' < Thnrs.,May 28 Sale to begin at 12 o'clock. Lunch will be served on grounds 2 Head of Horses 2 Sorrel gelding 7 years old; black mare 8 yrs. old 16 Head High Grade Holsteins Consisting of 9 milch cows—7 milking now, 2 to freshen soon; 3 springing heifers to freshen in a few weeks; 2 yearling heifers; 2 steel's, <65 * Hampshire Hogs 65 55 spring pigs about seven weeks old; 9 sows; 1 purebred Hampshire boar.. 150 White Rock Hens FARM MACHINERY, ETC. John Deere Model A tractor on rubber; John Deere tractor ci|li * 11 vat or; John Deere 8-ft. grain binder, used two years: John J Deere manure spreader; John Deere W-ft. tractor disc; McCN> ' mick corn •planter; McCormJck mpwer; John Deere side deliy* ' pry rake; Sandwich grain elevator with hpist an^j speed jaefej * harrow; endgate seeder; J.ohn Deere low wheel-W9&MU Deere high speed trajler; Thieman F«>4 «W.' 89;W btede; Jdea af-row corn pipker; John Deere J^tn, Bw&mer MW; belt; iPride »f the parro hog Caterer, nsw; feeders; MoCorm^«k cultivator; 8-unlt chbie, complete, W be used wi^Ji eJeptrfc or Cormick 'separ^tprr'chicken^fee^ej^j vwBf vise; <anvi); sma}l tools; hay slings; trip rpjje ra<*; set; of harness; fly nets; *$«; articles M-W ~ 34*' (•'.i , ni^PBl ' M '••% K'H-BPi -,^™p,.-, ^^-^w-*, ^,^ f -^iw-T?^^™-^-^, ™^"\ TV "f * i ^Sj^^jj% ^v^^*-_« -^ ^, F ' , *-i •- " /^ rl ^ r ^ ^y^^Sf ff *H?^!Pkf a 3^T|7'j

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