The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 9, 1942 · Page 3
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 9, 1942
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*te Also** tfppgy Psa FORMER SWEA CITY BOY MISSING INACTION Swea City: Friends of Mrs. Clare Fisher Ericksbn, former Swea City* an; have received Word from her that her son, Kenneth, Is reported missing In action in -the Philippines. Kenneth was born and reir« ed in Swea City. He and his mother and sisters have lived in California far the past few years. Three other Swea City boys haye recently been sent to Pacific War stations. Thej/ are Palmer Jensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. H, E. Jensen, who now live In Algona; Gordon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Haglund, and Vincent, son of Mr. and Mrs, John Karsten. Gordon Haglund's brother, Bobby, who has been doing construction work on the west coast'recently, came home on Tuesday expecting to leave for army Induction with a Kossuth county group of selectees. Mr. and Mrs.' Clarence Mogensen are the parents 'of a daughter, Florene Marie, who was .born June 1. .The local Methodist congregation Wool Full Market Price Paid for Wool " loe Gicenberg will hold lt» annual picnic At Reynolds Park on June 42 at noon, in previous year* the picnic has been leld at some out-of-town location, but It Wad decided to remain In town [his year. on acdount of the tire rationing. Uiehry Keutzel, St., who farmed in this community for a number of years, Is visiting relatives here and at Armstrong. At present employed by a coal firm In Davenport, he expects to begin work soon on a construction"project at the Burlington defense plant. Vlrgle Nelson of Chicago has 'been spending his vacation with his parents, Mr. And Mrs. W. O. Nelson hereTand with his wife and daughter Carol at Esthervllle. The Nelsons are moving to Esthervllle from Chicago and Virgil will join his family in the near future. < George Wicks of the Elmore neighborhood passed away Wednesday according to word received here. Mrs. Walter .McCrary, a daughter of Mr. Wicks, was believed on her way here from Grlnnell with her husband and daughter, Margaret When the message came. Walter is commercial instructor In the Grinnell high school and they were coming here summer. to spend the Many Swea Cityans who remember the R/'J. ILatson family will be sorry to hear that the family has had an unusual amount of illness recently) Mrs Latson Is convalescing from a two months' Illness with rheumatism, and Lee Robinson, their daughter Irma'a husband, recently suffered" a broken ankle. The Latsons, who operate a cafe at Graettinger left here about 20 years ago. Mr. Latson established a jewelry store -In Swea City in the early years of the town's existence. • ' ' i LAKOTA RECORD OPERATOR WEDS AT MOV1LLE (Lakota: The Edgar Inlays returned last week .Monday from Mo* ville where they had attended the wedding of Edgar's sister, Janlde and Kenneth Hoffman, son of Mr, and Mrs. Carl Hoffman of Lyndon- vllte, 'Vermont. The wedding took place at the home Of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Inlay at Movllle, Saturday noqn in the presence of only thfe immediate family. The single ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Yeager of the Federated church. The bride wore a white silk jersey gown, white accessories and a corsage of sweet peas and lUles of the valley. They left on the afternoon train for their new home in Vermont and.expected to visit several places including Chicago and Niagara Falls on th way. The bride's golng-away gown wa.« lime green silk print and she wore white accessories. Mr. Hoffman has been at the University of Nebras^ ka the past year doing gradual! work. The bride is well known here as ah6 has lived here abou two years While being the machine "operator at the Record office. (Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Belken and family spent several days fishing at Leech Lake, Minn. Keep s in a Box Not only JVar Bonds, but insurance papers, deeds,- mortgages, wills, all belong in a safety deposit box. There they are safe from fire, theft, the danger of being lost. For a small fee you can keep all you valuable papers safe and secure in one place. At our bank they are always easily^ accessibile.C ; Gome in today and let us arrange to rent you a deposit box. " ^ •%"-'. Security State Bank ALGQNA, IOWA ' THE FRIENDLY BANK A Conservative Ranking Service Extended in a, Courteous Manner > Mrs. Steve Powers was hostess to the bridge club last week Tuesday evening at her home west of town Emma and Louise Thaves spen Jast week Saturday and Sunday with their brother, Edward Thavas-am" wife af Algona. Mesdames Nick Behrends an Harry Warburton entertained a 4 tables of bridge at the town hal last week Tuesday evening. fThe Laurence Tripp family mov ed last week'into the B. L. Liene mann home in the south part-o town. Laurence is local drayman Friends of Mrs. Charles Peter son had a shower for her little so Friday, May 29th, at the home o her parents, Mr., and Mrs? Joh Griese. '• Mrs. Hannah Llndeen,- Dulutr Minn., came last week for a vis with her daughter and family, the lev. and Mr*. B. O. Sauer.and George. Mrs. Harry Mussman entertained he Methodist women last week Wednesday afternoos for the reg- ilar -business meeting. Several via- tors were present. ' (Mrs. F. C. Klester, Elmore, the mother of Mrs. H&rry Musman and her brother, Harold, were Wednesday visitors with the MussmanR. Harold leaves for the army soon. iH. E. Baxter left last week for Oak Park, Iowa, where he wtll work in a mortuary for an tndeflit- te time. If the work proves satisfactory the family will v move there ater. • ' Mrs. Charlotte Sorenson and her brother, Thomas Lewis, came Monday from Los Angeles, Calif., for a visit with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lewis and other relatives. A son was born May 29th to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Stenzel who live between Lakota and Swea City, The Stenzels formerly lived on the farm east of Lakota now owned by J. E. Telcamp. Mrs. Edgar Inlay's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Gray, who have been visiting here since their return from St. Cloud, Florida, moved to Algona,-May 29th. Mr. Gray is employed at the Frank Sparks apiary at Hobarton. Mr. and Mrs. Will Schroeder and Dorothy attended the college graduation exercises at Northfield, Minn., a week ago Sunday. Their daughter, Margaret, was a graduate and received her B. A. degree. She majored in music and English. John Spear who operates the local rendering works truck, injured one arm seriously last week when the crank slipped while he was loading a dead animal. It was at .first thought the arm was broken but x-ray showed that a piece of bdne was chipped off and the arm was put in a cast. C. A. Gutknecht, Emma Gutknecht and six girls from the Ledyard Loyal Lassie girls' 4-H cluo attended rally day exercises at Burt last week Tuesday afternoon. Two girls from the club were chosen as county officers: Ellen Laabs as secretary-treasurer and Betty Eggerth as histprian. LUVERNE I W.M.S. HOLDS PICNIC FOR JUNIOR GROUPS LuVerne: The Evangelical. Woman's Missionary society entertained the Junior Auxiliary organizations, The Mission Band and the Little Heralds, at a picnic at the LuVerne Park Thursday afternoon The women had their missionary lesson with Esther Merkle as the leader of the subject, "Comradeship with Children/; Mrs. Henry Miller presented case studies of social problems and local problems and needs were given for roll call. In the evening the local Evangelical young .people .were hosts to the young people of the Renwlck and Fort Dodge Evangelical church at a roller skating party here. Mr. Tlede has been the .efficient custodian of the public school for several years and generally visits his children during his vacation. George IMede of LuVernd is another son. Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddle, Burt, to Visit Son, Dr. Dean, at Spokane Burt: Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddle plans to leave Wednesday for_J3pokane, Washington, to visit her*son, Dr. Dean Clapsaddle, and family, He has been serving his interneshlp there. He has had a commislson as second lieutenant for nearly a year and has now received orders to rep6rt at Caryle Barracks at Carlyle, Pa., July 1, for service In the medical corps. Royee. Song will be ""txwe'8 Old Sweet Song." Roll call will be ana- wered by Place and Date of MM rl* age. Book review will be given >y Irese BJustWi and a tea honof- ng the officers will be served by a committee, Reria Crulkshank and [da Niekerson. , Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller and son, Marvin and daughter, Jaeque- WESLEY BUSINESS MAN SUCCUMBS TO A HEART ATTACK ON THURSDAY Freeze order on electric water heaters has been ! removed. Very few in stock at old prices. When thls\ stock js sold we will be out for the duration. Come In and get yours now. / • '• CITY HALL Wesley: This vicinity was-shocked and saddened Thursday to learn of the death of Albert Reno, 68,, a Wesley business man. Death came suddenly from a heart attack Thursday morning about two o'clock although he had been in apparently good health when he retired the night before. Mr. Reno was born January 11, 1874, in Iroquois county, 111., • and was married to Miss Annie Elizabeth Heddlnger in 1885. They had operated the hotel and cafe here for the, pasj: 18 years, coming here from Ayrshire where he managed a hardware and implement 'business for 11 years previous. Mr. Reno is survived by six Children: Mrs. 'Lucille Kirkpatrick of Wesley, Mrs. (Nellie) William Lyons of Chicago, Leo Reno of Ledyard, Mrs. (Florence) 'Ernest Sheets of Omaha, Mrs. (Marie) Paul Flaherty and Miss Helen Reno of Wesley. There are also six grandchildren, seven brothers and sisters as follows: A. J. Reno of Benton City, Washington; Joe J. Reno of Ayrshire; Andrew Reno of Spcn- ,cer; ^Mrs. J. A. Finnega of Royal; Misslda Reno of Spencer; Mrs. L, 'S. Ruge of Minot, N. D., and Mrs Willard Shanks of Logansport, Ind Mr. Reno was a devout Catholic and a director of the newly organized Lions club in Wesley. . The hole and cafe were closed from Thursday morning until Monday. The Rosary was recited at the hole home each evening and the Me Mahon, funeral home was in charge of arrangements. f . Funeral services were held Satur day morning at nine o'clock at the St. Joseph's Catholic church. Burial was in the St. Joseph cemetery. ' I.AVON GERDES PLACES QN UNIVERSITY HONOR ROLL ' 'Lavon, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ihno Gerdes, was among the students whose names were placed on the honr roll at the University of Minnesota this spring. At the Cap and Gown Day exercises she was among the juniors reported as having a B average throughout her college career to date. / The C. D. of A. wHl meet Wednesday night, June 10th. Mrs. Ed Hildman was sick several 'days last week with an attack of tonsilltls, Alvin Loebij, Bob Studer and Frank Gahan drpVe to Des Moines on business Wednesday, Ralph Bauer, Jr., is home from St. John's University, Collegeville, Minn., for his suiftmer vacation. Jeannine Rose Studer spent last week at the home of her sister, M?. i*nd Mrs. Julius JCelcfc in Algona. Mr, and Mrs. Roy Ruge of Springfield, Ohio, visited several days last week with the Albert Reno family. The HOOF of the parish hall in the 'baseinent of the g&tholio church was iftelng anished over the week end.. '.••"•'••.._. - • Most Wesley housewives registered for canning sugar at the Ex change State Bank Friday afternoon, ' MriTand Mrs- Herman Lyons and tw,o children of Algona visited at the parental Ed Hildman home on 'Ed Hildman, Lawrence and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kain nf Sexton, spent several days fishing in the northern lakes of Minnesota last week. Mrs. John Richter, Jr., who had. been 1 a patient in the Mercy hospital, Mason City, was brought home last week. She continues to suffer from asthma. , . Mrs. Victor' Loebig and Mrs. Lee Goetz served at the meeting of tho Catholic Missionary society lost week Tuesday. This will conclude the meetings till fall. ..-M'I; 'Miss Clara Rlchtsmeler, R. N., and Miss Annabel Hoefle, R. N., of Fort 'Dodge, visited at the Al Richtsmeier and Miss Emma Studer homes Memorial Day. 'Mr. and Mrs. Ben G. Studer, Myra, Eva and Mildred Fox left Thursday morning for Louisiana, where they will visit Mark Studer, who is in an army camp there. Chuck Kraus, a student at Iowa State College at Ames, enjoyed a week's vacation last week at his parental Chas. Kraus home. He is attending the summer sess'on now. 3Vtr. and Mrs., Al Connor of Popejoy and 'Clayton Connor of Iowa Falls were Sunday guests at the P. C. Haynes home. " Their son, Kermlt, who had been employed in the pool hall here, returned to Popejoy with them. Tom Forburger drove to Sioux City Friday to get his daughter, Vera who has' been taking nurses training in the Mercy hospital. She will spend a three weeks' vacation at home before going to the Mercy hospital in Mason City to complete her training. Mrs. Leonard Arndorfer accompanied Mr. Forburger to Sioux City on business. Margaret Moedlng spent last Week with her grandparents, Mr and Mrs. A. T. Skow, near Rutland Mrs. D. C. Toohey went to Arnolds Park last week to visit at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jack Kruse. Mrs. Max Patterson is presenting her piano pupils In a public reel tal at the community hall Friday evening, June 12. G. A. Eggleston has been appointed to the town council fill the plarfe of H. G. French who recently moved to Sioux ,Raplds. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Phillips and son, Douglas of Storm Lake and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Coate, Fort Dodge, were recent visitors of the H. H. Phillips. Mrs. Louis Warner and daughter, Euntcer Sherburn, Minn., and Mrs. Leo Rosenburg and son, Jas., Fairmont, visited last week with Mrs. Helena Stripling. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Oakland and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Goetz of Geneseo, 111., visited last week at the Emmett Knarys. The women are nieces of Mrs. Knary. The .Red Cross classes in Home Nursing are sponsoring a drive for garbage collection during the summer months. They have two more lessons in their course under Mrs. R. L. Corbin. , Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schipull had a telephone call from their son, Alfred in San Francisco a week ago Sunday evening. Mr. .and Mrs. H. D. R;istau have heard that Harold is in Hawaii. These boys went into the army, early this year. (Dixie Beebe is visiting at the Elmer Emerys and Darwin and Valesta Beebe are at the Chas. Hinzs. They are the children of Edward Beebe, Fort Dodge, who visited with Mrs. Helena Stripling over the Memorial Day week end. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Nelson returned the -first of l^sf week after having visited their sons; John and Norton at Glendale, Calif. The other son, Glair, who has joined the naval" reserves, is now home on fur- Pour Corner News line, and and ...... .— — — LlndentArt and Mf, and Mr* Stephens And soft, Lance, speht Frt day artd Saturday at the lake*, string Friday night with Mrs, Mlll6r\ and .Mrs. Stephens, aunt and uncle, iMr. and Mrs. Leo DeMutt and Sal* urdey at the Weelers cabins at Spirit Lake and returning on Sunday. (Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rich and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Louis Lowman -home near Fenton. Mrs. Grace Jackman and Mrs Grace Bjustrom spent Thursday af ternoon with Mrs. Iva Withpm working on books for the Mothers and Daughters club. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Robinson of Spirit Lake brought Earl's mother Effle Robinson and spent Saturday and Sunday with Earl's brother, Chet and family. Effle spent the winter in Florida. 'Monday, June 1st, was the 15th anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lowman and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rich entertained the Wm. Draytons and the John- Sabins and the Lowman s. Ice cream was served. Mrs. Effie Robinson spent Thursday and Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller and other callers Friday afternoon were Mrs. Everett Wltham and daughter, Delia and Mns. Keith Stephens and son, Lance. A baby daughter, Judy Ann, weighing six pounds and eight ounces, was born June 5th at the Kossuth hospital in Algona. The happy parents are Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Alexander. This is the second daughter. The other daughter, Joan, is five years old and is with her grandmother, Mrs. Ida Nickerson of Algona. The Mothers and Daughters Four Corners club will meet June llth with Susie IVMitham and Jessie Authorized Bottler: Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of *ort Dodge "Lay-A-Way" Blanket SALE BUY NOW! BUY NOW! BLANKETS ARE ALLOTTED TO US THIS YEAR—THEY WILL NOT BE PLENTIFUL A WORD TO THE WISE IS SUFFICIENT! Thursday evening. Mrs, Etta erBritt and her house guest, Mrs. Sue Grant visitors at the H. J. Braley home evening. , ajyj Mrs. Vincent Eisenbaclv er and her mother, Mrs. Joe jn, Buffalo. Center visited relatives recently, l the Royal Neigh » Wff Mnj; Ttwrsjay af| Fire Company Called To Mainliner Cafe A motor located under a refrigerator unit In the Mainliner cafe caught fire Friday evening about 10 o'clock and the local fire company was called out. No damage was done by flames but the interior of the cafe was considerably smoked up. ( Grant News Mrs. Velnja, Waterbury spent Tuesday in Algona" on business. 'Mrs Mary Klein of St Joe is yis- itlng her sister, Mrs Ben Thijges. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hagedorn and family of Blue Earth visited Monday evening at the David Farrow home. Mr. and Mrs. Wm, Rusch of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rich and family of Algona and Mr. and, Mrs. Ethan Light and family of Brieeflyn, Min_n> were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Rhoda Dunn. vMr. And Mrs. David Farow, Mr. and. M? 3 > Milton Farrow and Patsy Ann of Lakota and Mrs. Mary Govern of Titonka. returned Wednesday evening frpra a week's visit in Rockford, Chicago and Detroit. Mr. and Mrs. Milton farrow, and daughter and (Mjrs, Mary Govern visited Ljw- rence Govern at the naval base at Grosse Jsje, Michigan, and Mr, and. Mrs, Payid Borrow visited Mr. »nd Mrs. Qmer vDunn and Miss Kate Powell of Inkster, Michigan. lough 'waiting for bis pall to trade school. , „ - 1 ; i:'| l.jj i" ; :' '. The Jos. Shultss blacksmith shop* north of the Methodist church is being torn down this week. k lt Is one of the landmarks of the town and was purchased by E. B. Thomas after Mr. Schultz retired this summer. Mr. Shultz has 'been in busi- here over^SO years, (Mr. and Mrs. Homer Thiele and daughter, Rosemary, spent last week with M f s. Thlele's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Knopf. Mr. Thiele is the vocational agriculture instructor in the Cumberland, Iowa, school and is 'having a two weeks' vacation here and at Renwick. He taught it West Bend for a number of years until last July. Oscar Crowley has gone to Emmetsburg after having spent a few days in LuVerne as the guest of Mrs. Chloe Jamieson. Mr. Crowley has been in Porto Rico on a national defense job for the past six months. His trip from that plaie to the mainland of U. S. was full of anxious moments 'because of the submarine danger. (Florence Godfrey, who is working in a newspaper office at Kies- ater, Minn., spent the week end at home. Mr. ^nd Mrs. C. C. Anderson are' moving this week to La Junta, Colo., from Parsons, Kansas. Mrs. Anderson is the former Blanche Godfrey and Mr. Anderson is employed in defense work. He was fromerly a bridge contractor. Those who have pear trees in LuVerne know that there will be some cold weather during the time these trees are 'blooming and generally frosts. This year was no exception and as, a result there are comparatively few pears forming, However, some of these trees. began to bloom again during the past week. The question is, will these blossoms produce fruit? Virgie Hardcopf, who has taught at Klemme for the' past year, has returned to the home of lier parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Hardccpf plans -to return to Klemme in the for the summer vacation. She plans to return to Klemme in the fall. Deloreq Voss, another local girl, who had be'en teaching at Denver, Iowa, is also at the home of Jier parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Voss, Sr. §ome twepitjy women attended the June meeting of the LuVerne Cemetery Association last week on Tuesday. Instead of sending a delegate to the state convention this year, the association is planning to buy a War Bond.- Hostesses f^r the next meeting are Mrs« Chas Wolf, (Mrs. Bernard Wolf, Mrs. Fred \VWf, Msr. Fred Will and Mrs. Wm. WoJto. It was left itrf this cpmmittee to decide if the next meeting should be a picnic. (Fred Tiede left last week Tuesday for a two weeks' visit with his son, Walter and daughter; Mrs lowo't mw itrtomliMr MOWTOM Hotel b lo lh» «v«rvd<ir wU o of to rofo b K» < wood bum»r. IT. PAY Aj SMALL 1 AMT. EACH WEEK, ~%« PAY A SMALL AMT. WEEK HWlt Mr MOHTROSE wm **?&•,** ******* * ff " • «* **MS*-.•*-****•*'•"•""**•"-"• ^H IS c Down! AND 25p i BUY DO IT NOW! 9 Department Stores Itf Art AH ** Jos. Paaps at Detroit and daughter, Mrs. John Spaudlng at Mid land. Michigan, and another daugh- they visited at the Fred ter, Mrs. George Lo^hringer at Dav- visited Mrs. Teckla Farpw, Mr, and . . Mra. Ed Kirstein, <?l»rlon/ who are noqn at tfee bonje of Mrs. S. A- the parents of JMrs. Waltw Fill YOUR COAL \ BIN TO THE TOP \ Tou can do yourself and your country a great service by buying coal now and-storlng it for future use. 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