The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 9, 1942 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 9, 1942
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W. H. MERRIAM, COR WITH, ON MEND AFTER STROKE ICorwith: W. H. Merriam Is able to ait up again after having to stay In bed last week. Mr. Mer- flam suffered a stroke about a year ago but had been Improving quite fast until about a week ago. Mr. Merriam had fallen the week before, resulting in a badly sprained ankle. Mrs. Mary Dunlap, who has beeit ill, is again out of bed and able to be up town at their cafe in Cor- wlth. J. Worth Miller, principal and Instrumental music instructor, left Monday to attend summer school tat Iowa State College at Ames. | The five year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Johnson is ill with pneu- ( monia. Bud Livingston and son Slave just recovered from a 'siege, of pneumonia. Miss Myra Hymnas, teacher in the ] sixth grade the last year, will teach at Sioux Center next year. Howard Kietveldt, vocational agricultural instructor, will teach at Kanawha the coming year. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Johlson and sons and Mrs. Katharine Penter-, man will drive to Rockwell City Sunday, where Mrs. Penterman will take the bus for Omaha, Nebr., where she plans on spending the cummer months with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Evans, Betty Lou, and Dicky of Fort Dodge were Sunday dinner guests at the Robert Masterson home. Other dinner HTuests were Mr. and Mrs. DeRae Godfrey and Robert of LuVerne end the F t L. Masterson family. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Escher drove to Rochester Sunday, where Mrs. Escher entered the clinic for a physical examination. They returned home Tuesday evening and Mrs. Escher will return to Rochester In the near future for an operation. The Eschers' daughter, Lois, came home from Peoria, 111., last week to be with her mother for a while. Miss Esther Smith of Swea City, who has been in charge of the vocal music department In' the Corwith schools, resigned he* poal- itlon and will teach music next year In the Radeliffe schools. The music' department has won high nonets IB the past year's under the leadership of Miss Smith and lt$ Is wttn regret we see her leave us, yet We wish her all success In her new position. ' The Martha Circle of the W. S. C. S. of the Methodist church met at the church parlors Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Mae Page and Mrs. Garfield George as hostesses. The devotional services were in charge of Mrs. Frances Barkley and Mrs. Helen Mullins was leader of the lesson. The Esther circle also met in the church dining room with Mrs. Sylvia Nail and Mrs. Elsie .Hudson as hostesses; the Friendship circle met with Mrs. Lillian Chambers; Willing Workers circle met at the home of Mrs. Matie Trenary, Mrs. Leafy Johnson, assistant hostess. •* A picnic and dinner was enjoyed by a group of friends at the Victor Applegate home, Sunday. The picnis hosored Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Johnson and three children of Burt. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Oxley and three children; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph John- sor< and two sons.- Mr. and Mrs. Tom Johnson and son, Mr. and Mrs. George Campbell and two children. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Izzard and daughter, Mrs. and Mrs. Clarenhe Jurgenson and two children, Mr. and Mrs. Henry EJnfleld, the Victor Applegate family, K and the honorees. Husband of Catherine Doran, Former Algona Girl, Dies in Illinois Mrs. Ann Zittritsch was called to Odell, 111., Saturday by the sudden death of her daughter's husband. William C. Trecker. Mrs. Trecker is the former Catherine Doran, who grew up here and attended the local schools. Mr. Trecker died Saturday. They had been married less than a year. 'Reports are that the primary election in Seneca township drew the smallest number of votes in years. Only about 60 voters turned out. OIL BURNERS Buy Them This Week 10 Inch Buiners Below Our Ceiling Price Coast to Coast Stoie Defense Starts in Your Home We are enlisted for the defense of your home! Let us do the many small jobs of rebuilding and repair that make larger ones unnecessary "for the duration." We can help you remodel to get maximum service- Maximum remodeling costs can run up to $500 in town .and $1,000 on farm buildings under the present restrictions. Phone 639 for an estimate today! Cowan & Son COUNTY 4-H G»LS IN RALLY AT BURT ON WEDNESDAY £urt: The annual Kossuth county 4-H girls' clubs rally was'held at the Burt school Wednesday afternoon. The program Included a welcome 'by Mrs. Ray Miller, county 4-H chairman; greetings by Wayne Keith, county Farm Bureau president, Robert Mayer, county 4-H boys' president and by A. L. Brown, county agent. Betty Ann Meyers conducted the business session at which reports of club presidents and and county 4-H officers were given. The following officers were elected: Adella Lempke, Irvington, president; Helen Butler, Lotts Creek, vice president; Ellen Laabs, Ledyard, secretary-treasurer, and Betty Eggerth, Ledyard, historian. Mrs. Walter Weisbrod conducted a song festival. The Seneca Stars and the Portland Peppy Pals gave special selections. The U. and I. circle met last Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. Floyd Duncan. • Mrs. A. H. Meinzer and Ruth Hodgson were Fort Dodge visitors Thursday. * ( The Friendly Farmerettes met with Mrs. Ralph Bierstedt last Wednesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Karl Anderson and Mi. and Mrs. Roy Morgan fished at Iowa Lake Thursday. The daily vacation Sible school closed with a picnic at the school grounds Friday morning. Ronald Dremmel, Irvington, spent a few days last week at the home of his uncle, Art Leason. Shirley Sewick, LeMars, came on Wednesday to spend a couple of weeks with relatives and friends. J. P. Trunkhill returned Tuesday from Wisconsin, where he had spent a few days visiting relatives at Evansville and ^Monroe. cMrs. F. L. Pratt returned Wednesday from Mitchell, S. D., where she had spent a few days with her sister, Buma Duckmanton. The G. H. McMullens spent last Monday and Tuesday at the home of Mr. McMullen's brother, E. N. 'McMullen, near Storm Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Manus and daughter, Helen, returned last Monday from Milwaukee, Wis., where they had visited relatives^a week or two. The Lutheran Aid society met Thursday afternoon in the church basement with Mrs. Emil Elmers and Mrs. Walter 'Faulstich as the hostesses. Mrs. Gerald Schafer, who had been spending a week with her parents at Waterloo, returned home Friday accompanied by her sister, Mary Lou Bockes who is visiting her. Mrs. J. C. Geesman and son, John, left Friday with Mr. and Mr«. Wrn* Eddy, Maton CHy, far Odin, Minn, where they were tt> spend & fe# days with Mrs O6e«man'» father, a 'brother and daughter., Mr. and Mrfc O./V. fiUls, galem, Oregon, arrived Wednesday f6f S few days' visit- with her patents, and MM. H. A, Thompson-. They were here on their Honeymoon, having been married May 30. (Mrs. Carl Clifton and daughter,' Nancy Kay, TIpton, and Careen Wleck, Wilton Junction, vUtted from Sunday to Wednesday at the Rev. Paul K. Figge homo. They are sisters of Mrs. Flggft. The following officers were elected at the Rebekah lodge meeting Thursday evening: Mrs. ,Kenneth Cook, N. G.; Mrs. Henry Gettman, V. G,; Mrs. Paul Macauley, secre-* tary, and Mrs. J. P. Stow, treasurer. Supt. W. B. Officer and son, Jun* ,lor, Herbert Welske and Kenneth Hammerstrom left Friday for Battle Lake, Minn., to spend a few days fishing. Mrs, Officer and the other children are visiting relatives at Diagonal. The sugar rationing board was in Burt Wednesday afternoon Is- sv!ni5 canning sugar cari< The ru&h was so great, that many coulo not be tamn care of, so the board is to be here «g;iln Wednesw after- oon of thU week (Earl Glrton and daughter, Shirley, were in Burt Thursday for a visit at the H. A. Thompson home. Mr. Girton had been at.Vmton and Ames where he went after his daughter, Shirley. They were on their way to their home at Sioux Falls, S. D. Mrs. G. J. F. Vogel left Tuesday evening for, Boston to visit her daughter, Mrs. Robert Melville for a while. Mr. Melville has enlisted in the medical corps and is now* nt Camp Blanding, Fla. iMr. and Mrs. Melville were married only about three months ago. Dr. and Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddlc went to Audubon Saturday to attend the wedding of Mary Stewart Bagley. They were to meet their daughter, Mrs. W. F. Gildner, at Spencer, and she was to aciom- pany them. .JShe had been atteml- ing a house party at Lake Okoboji. Mrs. G. E. Brace and' son, Sylvester and Mrs.' Tressle Ringsriorf took Mrs. 'L. A. Boetcther and Mrs. Harry Cheeer to Ft. Dodge Tuesday, where they took the train for thei'r homes at Buttonwillow and Arvin, Calif. They had spent nearly a month here visiting their mother and other relatives. Terril and Shirley Worster of Storm Lake came last Tuesday to spend a week or two at the Floyd Bacon home. Terrill met with a painful accident Friday afternoon-. He was in the field with the Bacon boy and got his hand caught in the gear shift. He tried-to pull it out nnd injured two fingers quite badly, tearing off one fingernail entirely. He was taken to Dr. Clapsaridle's office for treatment and was given a shot for lock-jaw. and Mil. A«ft af* Doan men who go td De* MoliWs ThUMday and Friday tit be ****»• ined are Fred Asa, who leaves from Cedar Falls June 12, Grant, Parcel and DeVerr if In*?, employed at the Rudolph (Larson farm, and John Asa, of Algona, brother of Bryan and Fred, and who at one time stayed with the Bryan Asas. ,' iMr. and Mrs. Will Jories, Le- Mars, Iowa, visited Saturday at the Wm. Martlnek home. Mr. and Mrs. Jones came to attend the funeral of Mr. Jones' uncle, Albert Rend, which held in Wesley-, Mrn. Martlnek Is a cousin of Mrs. Jones. While -.the ' Jones were driving through Remsen on Friday enroute to Wesley, they encountered a severe hailstorm in which hail as large as hen's eggs fell. / "Mrs. Leander Seefeld, Mrs. A. J. Martlnek, Aline Martlnek, Mrs. . wmi hfeld ttt the Ed Wort home. ' the Wolfs fit one Ufflft lived In Doan. Mrs. SWfeld 18 a cdusln of the bride, ' , Mf. and Mr*, iLee fMekeMon Artd four chlldfe* of .MoWefUeA, HI., . spent from Tuwda^Unfll Friday at the (Fred and Bry*ft At* homes. Mr». DlekefBon 1* ft sister of Pfed and Bryan. On 'TKeiday evening, the Fred Asas and Frank Asa* 0f irvington, John Asa of Algona, the Lou Bolenus family of Doan and MtsfRfly MeMahon 6f Algona were supper guests at the Bryan Asa home in honor of the Dlekersons. On Wednesday evening the. group was ertttertained at the Frank Asa hottre, Irvirtgton. Lilly Lou and Betty Dickersdtt spent Wednesday afternoon at the Lou Bolenus h6»ne .where they visited their cousins, Betty, -Wmmy <ILbu and Thomas CASH L M-M-lOO , ! i 'i ' to pay you* bffle, te*es, to few &<^ l>fompt*-Cl6tiTteotlS-*-r dome ifi-tBtoiie —Write. KoMuth County Credit Bureau E. d. Ptttmnn, Mgr. 9V 2 N. Dodge OSE THE WANT JUJB MB QUJOK LEDYARD YOUNG IN WASHINGTON /Ledyard: Joseph, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dyer, left Sunday for Washington, D. C. He plans to spend the summer months acting as a messenger boy^in the Capital City. Joe will Hve v with his sister, Irene, also employed in Washington, D. C., until fall when he will teturn to resume his school activities. (Louis Alver spent several days last week in Winnebago, Minn. Mns. Alvin Carpenter returned from a visit with her parents at Olin recently. The Evangelical Reformed ladies aid met at the Herman Goetz home Thursday afternoon. (Mrs. Lou Nitz, Mrs. Asa Warner and Mrs. Moulton were callers at Blue Earth Saturday. Wallace Mayne attended a birthday party in honor of M. K. Miller last Tuesday. M. K. was three years old. Mrs, Hazel Jenks returned to her home in Fort Dodge after visiting several days with her father, Oliver Marcus. Mrs. Wizer, two daughters and a son and Mrs. G. Paulas and sister, all of St. Paul, spent the week end at the Chas. Bashara homo. Mrs. Wm. Wenzel visited with friends at Swea City last Wednesday, where she also attended the Methodist W. S. C. S. meeting. Mi. and Mrs,, Jny J!l orn. Naomi, and Alma-Junkermeier were Purr'ay dinner guests nt tin Kay- niond Worden home at i'lvlrrOyn. Norm Pingle and Minnie Brauer visited at Leland Thursday with Minnie's cousins. The Thompsons spent Decoration Day in LuVerne. Mrs. Henry Fry and Stella attended funeral services for Mrs. Charles Radey at Kiester, Minn, lust Sunday. She was 88 years of nge. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Halverson attended confirmation exercises at the South Blue Earth church Sunday. They were also dinner gue.sts of the Otis Midthunes east of Elrnore. Minnie Brower visited the Otto Noltes of Leland Thursday and Friday. The Noltes brought Minnie back to Ledyard where they visited a short while at the H. D. Mayne home. ' (Funeral services were held on Friday morning at Marshall, Minn., for Tom Walsh. He was a brother of Mrs. Wm. Garry and Larry Walsh. The deceased was a former resident of 'Ledyard. Mr. snd Mrs. August Kiinksiek and Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Klinksinu visited at the Westerland home in Bricelyn last Sunday. Mrs. We«l- erland returned to Ledyard and visited here until Thursday. /Doris McDonald spelt from Tuesday until Sunday in Des Mcines visiting her sister, Mrs. McNernsy. The MoNerneys brought Doris back on Sunday and spent the day at the Jack McDonald home. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Flynn and Mrs. Gertrude Wiemer spent Friday and Saturday in Minneapolis. Lawrence Flynn returned with his parents. He has been attending the St. Thomas Colleee in St. Paul. The daily vacation Bible school of the Methodist church will be held this- week from nine o'clock until three p. m. in the church. Teachers include Mrs. Wm. Stubbe, Rev. and Mrs. Grote and Edythe Logan. Pvt. Kenneth M. Thompson, sort of Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson s stationed at Camp Grant, Rockford, 111., 36th Medical Training Base, Co. C, Secbnd Platoon, U. 3. Army, There are 150 men in this group. Mrs. Thomas Engesser of San Diego, CatylVv visited friends in Ledyard last week. She is to spend a month in Iowa and Minnesoti before returning to her home. Her friends here will remember Mrs. Engesser as the former Alma Verio, Ledyard teacher. The Home Guards, junior missionary society of the' Methodist church, elected officers at their meeting Wednesday as follows • piesident, Margaret Yahniu!; secretary and treasurer, Patty Mat- s-errer. Mrs. Yahnke presented the losson on "Music and Worship." Stella May Fry acted as th« hostess. iMr. and Mrs. Ed Halversorr attended the graduation exercises at Iowa State Teachers' college last week where their daughter, Alvira, received her B. A. degree. Another daughter, Marvel, a freshman, re- tin r^d home with her parents. Al- vlra remained to assume summer duties as assistant manager of the 'ood department at the college cafe- ;eria. (Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson of Ledyard and Mrs. Kenneth Thompson of Primghar visited from Friday until Sunday evening at the Milton Thompson home in Sioux City and also with their son, Duane Thompson. Jeanne Marion and Carolyn Kay, granddaughters of the Thompsons, came to Ledyard for a vacation. The Thompsons attended a musical recital at Sioux City on Friday evening. Their granddaughter, Jeanne, played the piano. Doan News The Dean Andrews family visited Wednesday evening at the Dale Struthers home. Mr. and Mrs. 'Robert Kain spent several days in northern Minnesota fishing. Mr. and Mrs. Bunkofske are in charge during their absence. Mrs. Joe Goetz, Aline Martinek, Mrs. Adolph Girres and Fredericca Girres are attending home nursing classes held at Titonka on Tuesday and Friday afternoons. .The ladies of the Doan W, S. C. S. are holding their ice cream social at the church Tuesday evelnJng, June 9. Ice cream, fresh strawberries, cake and coffee will be served. , Murray, Imogene and Harley Peters visited Thursday at the Leander Seefeld home. Imogene anc Harley are students in a Chicago school and Murray lives in Warsaw, 111. Dorothy Hoover, who teaches at Buffalo No. 9, accompanied Mrs Otto Schmidt of Algona to Little Rock, Arkansas, where they wil spend a week with Mrs. Schmidt's son Gordon who is in camp there Fred Asas of Doan and Harriet Brown, Algona, were guests of honor on Monday at a dinner held at the Bud Lawson home, Corwith SALE at KRESENSKY'S Prices Way Below Ceiling! Buy while Stocks are Complete Ladies Cool Summer -DRESSES See this rack of nice dresses—:"Mar tha Manning", "Carol King", "Loma Leed"—nationally famous dresses, finely tailored of Rayon Jersey, Rayon Crepss, Miami Cloths— triple sheer vweave and Bembergs. Regular and half sizes. Junior, Ceiling. 'Price of this group $7.95. 5.96 LADIES COATS You will save on these fine ooats—dark and light colors —all sizes. Values from $14.25 to $36. Reduced to $11 $17 $23 SUITS Just ^a few lovely fitting suits left—save as much as S3 1-3 percent. 'Priced at $10 $14 $18 SLIPS Fine fitting tailored slips of good quality rayon satin, only $U6 Beautiful slips of rayon crepes, satins and 'taffetas— on sale at only $1.96 SWEATERS Part Wool, Rayon and Cotton Sweaters. Just the thing for slacks—only 96c Fine wool sweaters with long or short sleeves. Wear them now an*thia fall—only r $2.19 M*ny- Other Bargains in our Sale i/I the Children's Department and other departments. Save for Washable fast color cotton seersucker dresses. You need several this summer. Sizes 12 to 44. Ceiling price $SJ25. • '2.66 Washable Rayon DRESSES Lovely Printed Spun Rayon dresses—Chin tu, Rayon, Linen—so good looking and comfortable '3.96 SALE of Spring and Summer Just when you need more shoes. This fine sale of popular footwear. Beige, White, Brown and White. Some Black. Values to $4.00. ' \ Broken lots of Connie, Natural Poise. Regular $5 and $6 shoes. Beige, Beige and Brown, Blue, White, Black. Shoes $ 2.96 $ 3.96 Sportswear SLACK SUITS A Going fast —these Gaberdine Slack Suits—Fitted Jackets—size 12 to 20. TAILORED SLACKS You will like the way these slacks fit. Rayon, Gaberdine, (Butcher Linen, Seersucker. Size 12 to 20. 6TH ANNIVERSARY SALE Hose Sale Full fashioned rayon hose —All American—new colors—S'/6 to 10%. 69c "Ral Ray" already famous' among hosiery names. New colors, 8H to J0%. Store Th»t Suite EYe*ytM»& to Wear for Wojnen »ad Children. »V ' 2* "JWr? JT 21-£

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