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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 23, 1942
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1 The Alffona tipper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, June 23. _ i _. a> __ -ii| _ i ^^^^^^^^ - ^^^^^ ta _^ M(| ^ i ^^i — ^1^^^.,,^^^^.^^^^^.^^^^^^^U^^.^I^^I FOR MRS. BOWMAN, LUVERNE, SUNDAY LuVerne: Funeral services were held last Tuesday afternoon tot 'Mrs. W. 1. Bowman, who had died at her home northeast of LuVerne «n Sunday afternoon, June 14, after a long Illness, The Rev. k, E. •Whitney officiated and a quartette composed of <P,hylHs Surby, Doris Uehnert, Mary Dttnler and Mari- ivii-O'Connell sang two hymns and Mrs. Harry Lichty aang a solo. Mrs. Harold Phillips was accompanist. The caaket bearers 'were Melbourne Stuessy, Wm. Ristau, Chas. Heln- kel, Edw. Hof, Lawrence Miller and Aaron Stuessy. • Sltrs. Bowman 1 -was born near. Sac •City, October 19, 1887, the daughter of Mr ..and Mrs. D. W. Cafferty. She attended school at Ladpra, Far- namvllle and Sac City. At the last named p^ace she was united In marriage to W. E. Bowman on September 20, 1905. Ten children were born 'to this union, nine of Whom with the husband, survive. Her mother, Mrs. Ella Cafferty, ahd A brother, James, both of Sac City/ also survive. The family moved to , LuVerne front Lohrvllle in 1931 and Mrs. Bowman transferred her membership In the Methodist church there to the local church. Phyllis Surby of Sumner, visited in LuVerne last week. Myrtle Jordan is having a garage built on the lot east of, Harold Phillips. George Frantz had three grandson >of Springfield; III., come to visit him last week. Sam Swank of Clinton, Minn., spent several days here last .week Wool Full Market Price Paid for WooL *»• Joe Greenberg \' looking after farm Interests. iBetty Wolf went to Fort Dodge last week to spend the week with her grandmother, Mrs. Barbara Lothrlnger. Oene^leve and Verda Sanford, and' Ifvln MeGowan, Mason City, spent Wednesday evening at the Frank Sanforda. Mrs. Kate Barton ia a patient at the General hospital in Algona where he underwent a major operation last Wednesday. John.Miller, Wesley, has moved Into the dhas. Patterson house in southwest LuVerne, formerly occupied by the Fred Thornburgs. ±>arlene Conoway, Webster City, Visited last week with Mrs. Helena Trauger. Her sister, Patty, is on a trip to Texas, having accompanied friends there. Fred Tlede returned last Tuesday after spending a twio weeks' vacation in Detroit, and Midland, Mlcihigan, and Davenport}, Iowa, visiting his children" and their families. Mrs. Gordon Nelson, formerly Mabel Nygaard, and Mr. and MM. Roy Von Voorhles, Phoenix, Ari- aona, visited friends ami relatives here last week. Mrs. Von Voor- hles is the former Hazel Nygaard. Mr. and Mrs. Wni. Zentner of Rertwick, are the parents! of a daughter, born June 13. They formerly lived near LuVerne. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Roach, Titonka, on June 6. Mrs. Roach is the former Ruby Thornburg. The Rev. and Mrs. Elmer Wehr- spann, Klngsley, Were guests of her mother, Mrs. Lillle Hesse, the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Estel Brown and two children of Waterloo and Mrs. Alpha Carpenter, Webster City, were guesta at the Henry Kublys. Mrs. O. S. Alexander, Mrs. Peter Thompson, Mrs. Allen Thompson and Mrs. Wm. Murray are to be hostesses to the W. S. C. S. meet- Ing at the community hall Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Ray Stone will lead the worship service, Mrs. Harold' Sorensen the lesson study and Mrs. P. C. Lichty the social hour. The June, meeting of the Birthday club was held last week Tuesday evening with Mrs. Edw Dehnert and the birthday of-Mrs. Chas. Wolf was remembered. Mrs. C. W. Cote was substitute for MM. John Ramus and Mrs. Archie Sanford and Mrs,. H. H. Lichty were first and second high score winners at bridge. Missing: The Egg si We can't make your lien lay golden eggs or even drdinarfy ones, but we can feather your nest if you remember to buy or sell with a Classified! Two Phones —16 and 17 The Algona Upper Des Moines UNION TOWNSHIP FARM BUREAU AT HOF1USHOME Union: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ho- flus were host and hostess to the Union township farm bureau men and their wives at the Hoflus home last Thursday night, 4.5 attending. Those assisting Mr. and Mrss. Ho- flus were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hutchlna, Joe Ricker and Mrs. Laura Hohenstelrr. Community singing was enjoyed ed by Mrs. Floyd Gardner with Mrs. Frank Hoflus at the piano. She also played some piano numbers. : Joe Ricker told stories. Harold Hutchins talked on "What to Do to Stop Inflation." Lunch was served by the committee. Mrs. Sadie Schenck of Minneapolis was a guest last week of her niece, Mrs, Floyd Gardner. , Charles Dearchs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Dearchs, is spending the summer with his aunt, Mrs. Frank Hoflus and assisting with work on the farm. Cecil Will, son of Mr/ and Mrs. Fred Will, left for DeKalb, 111., where he has a job in a corn plant. They have 'had considerably more rain there than here. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Taylor and son, Ralph, Mrs. Julia Dearchs and Mr. and Mrs. F. Hoflus attended a family reunion picnic, held at Emmetsburg last Sunday. Margaret Heerdt returned with he"? grandparents, Mr. and Mra. Newton Bolin to Granada, Minn., for a visit there. She will also visit her aunt, Mrs. Dale Blair. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Gtech, who was born last Friday, June 18th, will be named Madonna Helen. Mrs. Gisch and daughter returned home from the Kossuth hospital Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dau and Mrs. Dau's daughter of Harrison, Arkansas, were Union visitors on Thursday at the Clinton Bjustrom home. They are also visiting with friends at Burt. The Daus were former Union residents. "Bill" Dearchs a draftee from Union township, and son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dearchs of Algona, has sent word he arrived In Australia (somewhere.) People there treat them very nicely. Nothing exciting -on the way over ho reports. Two Lakota Churches Hold School Picnic* Lakota: St. Paul's Lutheran Sunday School picnic was held at the Mike Christ farm June 7th and about 60 adults and children enjoyed a picnic dinner, free ice cream, etc. at noon. Various games furnished entertainment for the children. The annual mission festival will be field at the church June 28th with Missionary Mayer from India as the speaker. The Metriodist adults and children enjoyed a picnic at the Walter Leslie lawn last week Wednesday. The weather man gave them rain and sunshine in the morning but decided to let the sun shine mo«c of the time from noon until evening so with the eats brought and thu free ice cream they gave a good start for the afternoon fun with games, races, etc., fior the children and a real ball game for the old«r ones. LIONS OF WESLEY HEAR ABOUT BOYS STATE PROGAM Wesley: The regular meeting of ;he local Lions club was held Wednesday noon at the Reno Hotel, Supt. Maurice*Page, who had just returned from a ten days' sojourn at Grlnnell, where he served as an officer during Hawkeye Boys' State spoke to the goup. Over 700 Iowa loys attended and each boy took an active part in either elective or ap- )olntive offices from governor down ;o tolwndhip offJcersi nine jlocal American Legion Best sent Duane Sherman to Boys State several years ago. The next Lions meeting and luncheon will be at the Reno Hotel next Wednesday, June 24th, at :12. Former Lakotan Dies In California Lakota: Friends here received word Friday of the death Of Mrs. Addle L. Seymour in Calif. No particulars are available at this time. Mrs. Seymour came to this vicinity as the bride of E. G. Seymour in the late '80's and'they lived on a farm southeast of town for many years, later moving to Lakota, where Mr. Seymour operated a bank. They spent several years in Connecticut and later purchased the Young farm west of Buffalo Center where Mr. Seymour died. Mrs. Seymour has lived in San Diego, Calif., for several years. Marriage License Business Picks Up According to records in the clerk of. court's office the business of selling marriage licenses is picking up The past weelc saw four licenses Issued, compared with but two per week for several months. The record shows licenses issued to Albert Swanson and Edith Dahl, bofh of Swea City; Earl Milton Zeigler and Dorothy Jean Brown, both of Algona; James Hatten of Bancroft .to'Bernlce Kramer of Whittemore; Harold A. Roschke of Waverly to Alvera R. Behnke, Whitte- LAKOTA FARMERS, FATHER AND SON, WERE INJURED IN RUNAWAY OVER 5,OOO VITAL LINKS IN THE NATION'S COMMUNICATIONS for a Fresh Start, Stop at a Hotel Lakota: A serious accident happened on the Griese farm 6 miles south of town last week Tuesday just after noon when a team hitdh- ed to a wagon and hay rack ran away and John Griese'had one an- cle broken In two places and his father, George Griese, had one arm and shoulder injured and also a severe bruise on the head, when the'team ran into a fence and threw the hay rack off the wheels. The horse was bought last/, spring and seemed gentle'until they hitched It ;o the hay' rack wagon when r >olted, causing the runaway. Th doctor put John's foot In a cast and he will be unable to do any 'arm work for some time. Irvin Swartz, a neighbor, is helping but this is time on the farm when much vork needs to be done and help s hard to locate. ' LAKOTANS ATTEND SILVER WEDDING IN BD3VNESOTA , , Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Westerlurrd and Mesdames Carl Gerzema and Alfreda Johnson of Lakota.attended ;he sliver wedding celebration of VIr. and Mrs. Alfred Johnson at ;he Lutheran church parlors at Bricelyn, Minn., last week Monday evening and about 150 people were present. A program of vocal and Instrumental music, talks and readings furnished entertainment and Mrs. Gerzema gave a reading, 'The Worn Wedding -Ring." A purse was presented to the horr- Drees. 1 Summer band. Concerts Russell Castor, director, and the school band, supplemented by a i few others, are giving concerts in ront of the town hall each Wednesday evening from 8 to 9 o'clock, which are enjoyed by town and country folks. The Eirrer Ravns drove to Wells, Minn., last week Sunday to attend a family reunion at the Marn Mad- sons. Eugene Sullivan, who has been visiting the Wade Balls, left last week Saturday for his home in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Schlssel and ivLr. ana mra. .**. ^. oumooci »••« worKing in a garage ut, ua-inc*. ^*i. ittle son Joseph, spent last week werling will move his family here at the Schissel cottage at Spirit ag soon as living quarters can be Lake. Mrs. William 1 Langholz spent last week at Fairmont caring for her ,..„.,. daughter, Mrs. Harold Struckman her bridge club Thursday. and little daughter. to Marshalltown a week agio tak- ng Mrs. Castor's mother home and she remained for a visit with her parents there. Mrs. Andrew Anderson and her daughter, Jeanette, left last week FINAL RITES FOR HENRY MIENKE, FENTON FARMER IFenton: FunerHl service will be conducted Sunday afternoon at two o'clock at the Methodist church for Henry Mienke who died Wednesday, June 17th, with the Rev J. G. Waterman in charge. Henry Mienke born at Fenton May 22,' 1887, died at the Cherokee hospital, June 17, 1942, He grew to manhood on a farm one mile west of, Fenton. June 18, 1913 he was married to Miss Annie Matheis They established thedr home on the-same section and one year later moved onto the home place. Si* children were born. One died in infancy. Surviving are his wife and the following children: Mrs Clara Haase, Fenton; Carl of Butte Montana; Mrs. Martha Gunder of Butte, Montana; Bernard of Camp Shelby, Mississippi; and Mrs. Louise Schroeder, Cylinder; twr» brothers, two sisters and three grand- ren. (Mrs. Hansen is visitini . her daughter, Mrs. Roy Kerker and family ftt Benson, Minn- Mrs. J, A. Mueller and Virginia Ruth we Siting at the R, J, Claussen borne, and with other rei-. atives at Rgjubeck this week. E.4w»r4' and. Lois Pope of Mo- limp, ni; spent last week at the and Owl Mortensen homes. niece a»d nephew of Preyer left Mr. and Mrs. Russell Castor drove Chevrolet garage in Garner. aaugnter, ucaiicbbc, »=»•. •«-- •• visited ner siscer, an via car for Estherville and from Matern tne pas t week, i.v.n>a v.-.r +i-nln .tn Rnrhank. Calif. .. _ ,..«.... by train to Burbank, Calif, where they will visit Mrs. Anderson's son, Otis Larson and fam- Y- . i Thomas Lewis, Mrs. Charles-Lews and two children and "~" M. E. CHURCH OBSERVES CHILDREN'S DAY PROGRAM A special Children's Day program was held at the local Methodist church Sunday, June 14th. Aria Vfae Moore gave the welcome, "A Hard Task"; Robert Giddings recited "Parking Space"; Carol Eden recited "Children's Day"; Bernice Johnson and Carol Erdman sang "God Will Take Care of You." Herman Ostercamp recited "You Can be What You Want ;o be." Carol Haynes gave "A Job r or Every One." Val Gene Hansen presented "Just Like Dad." Bonnie and Marie Ostercamp, Betty Haupt- y and Bernice Johnson presented ;he dialog, "The Choicest Blossoms." Elaine Mullin recited "A [flower for Everyone." The primary and junior classes sang Child- reVs Day songs. DOERRS DRIVE WEST TO VISIT SOLDIER SONS Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Doerr and son, LeRoy, left one day last week for San Dielgo, Calif., to visit thpir two sons, William and Irwin, who are stationed near there in a/ naval station. The boys expect to be moved soon. MRS. LEO BLEICH WILL TEACH NORDMAN SCHOOL Mrs. Leo Bleich left one day last week for Cedar Falls where she will attend a six weeks' summer school at the Iowa State Teachers' college. She will teach the Herman Nordman school this fall. Mrs. Belich's mother, Mrs. John Smith, is caring for her daughter's household duties. MRS. H. H. RANEY TO ILLINOIS FOR VISIT Mrs. H. H. Raney and son, Jimmy, left Tuesday evening for O'dcll, 111., to visit several weeks with her sister, >Irs. Catherine Trecker, whose husband recently died. Kay Carey of Easton, Minn., a niece of the ladies, accompanied Mrs. Raney and will spend the summer with her aunt. Lillian Johnson is caring for little Julia Raney and caring for the household duties at the home. NEW EiMiPLOYEE IN THE BAUER IMPLEMENTS George Werfing of Renwick began working in the R. C. Bauer Implement Co., Tuesday morning, replacing Morris Studer, who now is working In a garage at Garner. Mr iBlll Klein is having a com crib butlt as Is George Pommer. Dr. H. M. Raney is having a corn crib torn down on his farm cast of town which he recently purchased. A new crib will be built. The Ed Otis family farms the 'place. The Stitch and Chat circle mi>t with Mrs. J. A. Riggs Wednesday, Jurre 17th. The K. Y. N. circle met with Mrs. Roy Wiseman that day. The Dorcas circle met that day with Mrs. A. M. Lease. The ladles gave a special birthday offering. Mrs. Ben Felt was awarded the prize for having had the most birthdays. Mrs. Ed Hildman accompanied Mr. and Mrs. George Hillman to Story City Wednesday, where they* visited relatives. Mrs. George Hildman has been at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Cyril Kellner and family since the birth of a baby boy at the Kellner home on Friday, June 12th. He has been named Edward George. They have one other child, Jeannette. Sexton 4-Months-Old Babe, Has Collar Bone Broken Recently Sexton: The infant daughter, age 4 months, of Mr. and Mrs. Irvln Heinerr, suffered a broken collar bone Tuesday. Her mother made a soft pallet on the floor for her to lay on, when her older sister in play, accldently fell down upon her. She has her "shoulder taped. ELEVEN LUTHERAN BOYS IN U. S. SERVICE The armed service roster In the Trinity Lutheran church here contains the names of eleven young men members of the church now In the service of their country as follows: LeRoy Scheppman, San Francisco, Calif; ». R. ft**, JMt Washington; Kyle fieftra, cola', Florida; Afnlfc Kteldt, f Affl»flttt Washington; W. It. Raney, Austfft- Ha; Henry Scheppmaft, IftdlafMip- iclls; Codiald M. SeflbusfeH,JJtott Roaenetans, Calif.: A. O. fjtlHaft, Orlando, Florida; ffilmer 0. Pete?, Baltimore, Md.| Walter Klilati, Fort (Lewis, Washington; Frank Stratton, x Sah Diego, Calif. Cool weather caused many pe<K pie to start oil burners aftd fur* naces the past week, unusual for the month of June. Authorized Bottler: Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of tort Dodge found. Mrs. Julius Kunz will entertain Morris Studer is working in a Mrs. Albert Girard will entertain her 500 club Thursday afternoon. The Willing Workers circle met with Mrs. Alfred. Nelson last week. 'Mrs. Anna Matern of Odell, HI., visited her sister, Mrs. Elizabeth (Lowell Bennett and two sons of Barington, 111., visited at the Al Wagner home last week. Members of the St. Joseph parish will have a 'parish picnic at the homes'in California. Mrs. Sorensen i 28th. and Mrs. Charles Lewis. BUBT NEWS and son Roger, remained for aj Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kflin and their £t« visi L w\th her parents. M, g^^tSS S^ evening. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kessler of Marshalltown visited at. the J. M. Kunz home and with other relatives here 'last week. Mrs. Helen Bentley and Ardys left last week for Atlanta, Georgia, after visiting relatives here and in Algona and Mason City. Mrs. Harold Brooke of St. Paul visited her parents, Mr .and Mrs. Chas. Kraus, last week. She was formerly Dorothy Kraus. Bob Studer sprained his ankle while at work at the Farmers Elevator last week. Paul Lorenz is substituting as truck driver. Mrs. Morris Studer, son Jerry and Mary Lou Wolf returned home Wednesday evening from a few Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Woltz ire the parents of a daughter born on Wednesday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Presthus a're parents of a 9 pound gir! born Wednesday, June 17. . Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rieken of Momence 111., are visiting at the home of Mr. Rieken's son, Melvin. Mrs. J. G. Thaves went to Morristown, Minn., Thursday *.o visit a cousin and help care for a friend who is very ill. Mrs. R. J. Nealy entertained a group .of Algona ladies, members of a sewing club to which she belonged, last Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. J. H, Graham returned on Thursday after a two or three weeks visit with relatives at Des Moines and Webster City. Her brother-in- law, ,R. A. Jliff, brought her home. The Rev. and-Mrs, G. H. Wessel and daughter, Lurena, and G. J. F. Vogej were Mason City visitors on Thursday, They went to see Mrs. W- J. Weisbrod who Is In the boa- pita) there. Mrs, Chester Webb and child, of Algona spent Wednesday with Mrs. Webb's parents, Mr- and Mrs, R. W,' Rash. Her sister, Mrs. Bi(J Bnrest Chicago, was at home fpr a few days. Mrs, Beittha- Wallace! amended the band festival in Mason City Tuesday day with visited until Thurs- her §on, Glenn and »wr8gepa4ntjpb«atol!^rBat>wbat • ijn^ownew have delightedly discovered ,,,) k>t us t<01 you wore sbouuU , hter and son-in-law, Serm c>w*r A tnnfun ywi 91 otm ^^jrjfir ^^W HWP ^^P^^BW^^^ *^K ^™ * £ r*&^-&£ ^"i \ t'-« **£ "" , VaugluK Mrs, G. C. Allen stayed with Mrs. Delia Caroll during her absence. >Mr. and Mrs, George Boettcher and sou, pon, returned the first of the week from Stajrbuck, Minn., where they visited ftt the home of thete daughter, Mrs. Clarence Fuoss , . who ac«ynpanle4 them home for weed's visit h*r& <Mjf.' «. I* fMwierpan and sou, " , came MowJay wl Mr, days' visit with relatives at Clear Lake. The Priscilla Phoebe society will meet Wednesday, June 24th r with Mrs. Arthur Larson. There Will be a business meeting with election of officers. iEd Hildman was honored at a surprise birthday party Friday evening. Cards were ertjoyed followed by a delicious lunch served by Mrs. Hildman. The June 30th . registration of young men will take- place in the back room of the Exchange Stat? Bank, Stenographers will assist with the registering. The Fritz Gerdes crew is building a 60 by 24 hog shed at the Eppo Gremmer farm. Henry Haverly will spon have a 36 foot chicken house built by the Gerdes crew. The Wesley township farm bureau will have an ice cream social in the center school house in July. Mrs. Esther Skow, Mrs. Joe Goetz and Olaf Funnemark are o» th.e committee in charge. Nina Mae Wagner, daughter of r. and Mrs- AJ Wagner, came Saturday morning for a ten*day furlough. She has been doing govern. ment secretarial worfc to W ton, p. C, for the piwt 11 month*. 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