The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 30, 1942 · Page 2
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ii^Ji * ^Vi Ijh.' S , *-* ," < > """ i SWEA-EAGLE BOY ORDAINED AT JAMESTOWN, N.Y. Swea-Eagle: Everett Bexell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bexell, •completed his course of study for the Lutheran ministry three weeks «go. He graduated from the Aug- tistana seminary at Rock Island, 111., and completed his interneshlp -at New Britain, Oonn. Two weeks ago Everett, accompanied by his parents and sisters, Elaine and Evelyn of Minneapolis and Miss Maurine Nelson of St. 1 Peter, Minn., drove to Jamestown, N. Y., where Everett was ordained a. minister of the Swedish Lutheran church at the national synodlcal meeting held in that city. They remained in New York a few days •visiting relatives, returning he:e 3ast week Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Dahl and aon, Dickie, are in northern Minnesota on a fishing trip and week's vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Peterson cared for the farm work at the Robert Bexell home while they were on New York. The Virgil and Maynard Jensons, Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Jenson were Sunday dinner guests at the C. Fangucst home, East Chain. Marcia, small Virgil Jenson,, returned home Sunday after a week's visit with her grandmother, Mrs. Alma Jacobson, Winnebago, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Peterson and Mrs. Emtl Larson were Sunda visitors at the home of Mr. Peter son's sister, Mr. and Mrs. Rudolp Nelson of Mountain Lake, Minn Mrs. Art E. Anderson a«d son Albert, visited from, Friday unt Sunday with the Anderson's daugh ter, Betty; who Is In nurses' train Ing at the University hospital, Min ireapolls. The Northwest 4-H club boys an their parents held a picnic at Rey nolds Park, Swea City, week age Friday and in the afterno6n made a tour of the boys' homes to see their livestock. Miss Wilma Prestno, who com pleted three year* of home econo mics at Iowa State College, Ames this spring visited at the home o her parents, Mir, lalnd MH. Joe Preston and returned to Ames las week to enter a summer class fo further study. Mrs. John Starr and son, John Jr., Helen and Rolo Walstrand ar rived here a week ago Friday fo a visit. The Starrs visited at thi tiome of her parents, Mr. and Mrs John Anderson at Anderson Oaks The latter named visited with the! aunts, Mrs. Anna Larson and Mrs Oscar Berggren. •Miss Edna Holcomb, R. N., o Detroit, Michigan, is spending a 'ew weeks vacation here with her irother, IP/hilip Holcomb and a he home of her father, P. H. Hol- omb, Lakota. Mrs. P. H. Holcomb entertained a number of relatives and friends in her honor on Thursday ,' afternoon* Afjf.ending from here were Mesdames O. L Thorson, Wm. Grace, Cecil Thorson Philip Holcomb, Anna Larson- anc Miss Selma Johnson. Fred Diekmann Writes, Australia Years Behind Writing from somewhere in Australia, Fred Diekmann, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Diekmann, Sr., Wesley, says Australia seems far •behind us in many things. Fred •will be remembered as having been employed in the Iowa State Bank here prior to his enlistment in the armed forces last February. He •was stationed at Shepherd's Field, Wichita Falls. Texas, for several months before being sent to Aus- trial. Excerpts from the letter to his parents: ISomewtiiere in Australia? "Most -everything in Australia seems to be many years behind America. You see very few real late mode automobies and, of course, all cars drive on the left hand side of the road. That is one thing whenever I crossed a street I couldn't get used to looking the right way for the traffic. Trains are smaller and not as powerful as •ours and all of the coaches I have ridden on are made of wood and not steel. Most all freight cars are about a third the size of ours and have only four wheels compared to our eight. Every state in Australia has a different gauged railroad, some narrower, and some •wider than ours. "The Australian people as a rule have treated us American- boys very fine and get quite a kick out of conversation. Australians, "of course, talk with English accent and rather fast, which sometimes I find it rather hard to understand. Most all of the people are of Scottish, Irish, or English decsent. "As for myself, I am fine, in good health, and taking advantage of all the pleasures I can while here." Swea-Eagle Young Man Marries St. Peter, Minnesota, Girl Swea-Eagle: Miss Maurine Nel*on became the bride of Rev. Everett Bexell Wednesday, June 24. The wedding ceremony took place at high noon at the Lutheran church, St Peter, Minn. A reception was given by the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson. Attending from here were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bexell and daughters, Elaine and Evelyn. The newly-weds arrived here on Friday where his parents are holding open house Friday afternoon and evening for friends and relatives in honor of Rev. and Mrs. Everett Bexell. After a few weeks' stay here and in Minnesota they will make their home at Osceola, Nebr., where he has been assigned a church. Elaine and Evelyn Bexell will return to Minneapolis, Minn., Saturday, where 'both young women are taking nurses' training at Beth- seda hospital. Maxine Smith, Sioux City, spent last week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Smith. WESLEY GIRL WED TO ALGON A YOUTH LAST TUESDAY Wesley: Jean, youngest daughte of Mr. and Mrs. O. Strieker o Clear Lake, was married Tuesdaj morning to Kenneth Fraser, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Fraser o Algona . at St. Cecelia's Catholl church at Algona; 'Father Scholtl of Clear Lake performed the cere money. The couple was attend ed by Eleanor Strieker and Arlen Fraser and Lester Fuchse'n and El mer Strieker. Following the cere mony a wedding breakfast wa served at the Algona hotel. After a short wedding trip t< Chicago, the couple will be at horn at 525 N. Thorlngton street in Al gona. The 'Strieker family llvec north of Wesley until this sprinf when they moved to near Clea Lake. O. D. OF A. MOVES INTO NEW QUARTERS WEDNESDAY The C. D. oI.A. held its first meet' ing Jn the parfish hall below the St Joseph's Catholic church Wednes day evening. They had moved from rooms in the Kunz building above the pool hall Monday evening. The group voted to hold one meeting ii July, that to be Wednesday evening, July 8th, with a pot luck unch. Following the business meeting hearts were played with high score prize go'ing to Mrs. Joe Goetz and low to Leona Selmers of Al ;ona. Save Money and Be a Patriotic'Hoarder' Unless u steady stream of c«al moves into bins, a bhorUi-Ki' is in prospect. Fill your bin promptly and you make sure of your favorite quality—aid heavily burdened war transportation lit the bar- DEPEND ON SUPERIOR COAL FOR SATISFYING QUALITY Symbol of fuel convenience, this coal gives you the double satisfaction of rare heating mileage with minimum ash. It ignites and picks up fast—yet can hold fire upwards of two days with drafts closed. That's the reason your season's cost is thrifty —why it's the thoroughbred quality you can dep<»nd on. It's Patriotic To Repair Farm buildings must be kept in good repair if they are to help you do a good job of fanning. See as for all kinds of materials for building repairs. Phone 229 F. S. Norton & Son OUT-OF-TOWN GUESTS AT KUNZ WHIST !CLUB PARTY Mrs. Julius Kunz entertained her bridge club Thursday (afternoon uests were Mrs. Ben Felt, Mrs Nina Mae Ranck of Rocklledgo Fla., Mrs. Al Wagner, Miss Nina Mae .Wagner of Washington, D. C. Mrs.' Emil Wester, Mrs. Clarence Ward, Sylvia Ann and Lavon Gerdes. Court Whist was played a 'our tables and prizes -were won jy Mrs. Ward, Mrs. J. M. Kunz and Sylvia Ann Gerdes. 1IRS. GIBABD ENTEWTAINS 500 CLUB THURSDAY Mrs. Albert Girard entertained icr 500 club Thursday :afternoorr ilrs. Gale Stockwell of Algona and Mrs. F. H. Wessels of Pontiac, 111., were guests. Mrs. Lawrence Smith von high score prize, Mrs. "Vincent Qisenbacher won lucky chair prize ind Mrs. Will Hauptley received low ico-re prize. Mrs. Ignatius Eisen- jacher will be hostess to the club Thursday, July 9th. STUDERS ATTEND GOLDEN VEDDING IN SOUTH DAKOTA Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Studer, Jean- line, and Billy accompanied by Mrs. ulius Kelch and baby, Gloria Ann f Algona drove to Coleman, S; D., Saturday morning where on Sun- ay they attended the golden wed- ling anniversary of Mrs. Studer's larents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Luk- rr. The Lions club will meet at the Reno Cafe Wednesday, July 8th. Mrs. Al Wagner, her daughter, Vina Mae, and Mrs. Emil Wester pent Friday in Ames. Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Missal of Titonka called on Mrs. Tillie Loc- ig one day last week. Rev. J. A. Riggs is attending the Methodist Graduate School of Theo- ogy in Indiana this week. Mrs. R. K. Richardson spent last eek with her father, W. R. Carroll t Blooming Prairie, Minn. Mrs. Jim Hilferty submitted to a onsil operation at the General hos- ital in Algona last week. Many Wesley folks attended the trickeriFraser wedding dance at Jvermore Tuesday evening. The American Legion Auxiliary ill meet Monday evening, July 6th. trs. Helen Johnson will be tho ostess, Mrs. Lester Larson went to Gold- eld Tuesday to visit -her sister, Irs. Andrew Oppedahl and with lends. Mr. and Mrs. George Hildman, aughter, Beatrice and Mrs. Ed idlman were Mason City shoppers hursday. Mrs. J. L. Studer entertained at ivo tables of bridge Thursday afternoon. Mrs. George Ward won high score prize. Pvt. Harold Hansen of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., spent a ten-day furlough here at his parental Mrs. Johannah Hansen home. Joseph, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Ignatius Eisenbacher, was taken to Iowa City by their ambulance last week for a check-up. Agnes Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Johrrson finished her course at the A. I. B. college in DOS Moines and has accepted a position in the city. Lou Wolf, son of Frank Wolf, was inducted irrto the army and left from Algona Wednesday morning. Leander and Harold are also in the army. Mr. and Mrs. Vee Mullin and family left Friday for a vacation trip to northern Minnesota. Theron Hansen is substituting on the rural mail route. Bernard, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erdman, has gone to Waterloo, where he will be a playground supervisor this summer. He taught at Alvord, Iowa, last year. ' Donnadelle, daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erdman, was married on Friday, June 19th to Jack Robinson of the U. S. army, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Robinson of Corwith. Mrs. John Lackteig and Luella Waldschmidt returned home Thursday from a week's visit with the former's son, Dennis Lackteig who is stationed at Camp Lewis, Washington. Andrew Leu of Oregon, visited last week with his relatives, Mr. and Mrs, Chas. Kraus. He was enroute home from Milwaukee, where he was a delegate to the Presbyterian General Assembly. Dinner guests at the home of Mrs. Esther Skow on Monday, June 22, were Mr. and Mrs. McElmurray and Daisy of South Dakota, Mr. and Mrs. George Seaberg, Jurgen Skow and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Skow and son. The W. S. C. S. will meet Wednesday, July 1st at the Congregational church. Mrs. Umll Wester, Mrs. Paul Erdman and Mrs. Anna Sehloter will be hostesses. Mrs. BSf f- ing Flom will lead devotions. Mfs. A. M. Lease will have the lefca Rev. J. A. Rlggs returned home the fora part of last week from Rochester, N. Y, where he officiated at the wedding of his son,"ffilmofB and Miss Ruth Loebs of Rochester, Francis Rlggs of Indianapolis, Ind., was 'best man at hi* brother's wedding. Mr. and Mrs. Simon Hlrner ahd Mr. and' Mrs. George Hlrner left Saturday morning to attend the funeral of the men's mother, Mrs. Elizabeth of Qulncy, 111., which wels held Monday morning. Burial was at Palmyra, Mo., beside her husband who died In 1836. / Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Olson and family and Mrs, Laux's mother, Mrs. Matt Laux, attended a Koskophs reunion at the Kendall Park in Webster City Sunday, June 21st. Several of Mrs. Laux's brothers from Marshaltown, Melbourn and Webster City attended. Mrs. Ray Vogel and three children of Ann Arbor, Michigan, who have been at the parental Elizabeth Matern home for Several weeks, spent Wednesday at the home 'if her brother, the Lou Materns, near Algona. Mrs. Vogel, who was formerly Stella Matern, left with her youngsters for her home the fore part of the week. A bftby tl*L*te** Afrt Agftw. a« born to M*. and Mrs, Matt Kellner oft Sunday, June Slit, at the Brltt hospital. Hie babyiwM baptlted In St. Joseph's fcathallo church here >by ftav; JU N, Klein, Lawrence and Mary Ann, brother and sister of the infant, were sponsors. The Kellners now have a family of four girls and six boys, Shower for Sw«&Eagle Bride Tuesday Swea-Eagle: Mrs. Albert Swan* son, nee Edith Dahl was honored at a miscellaneous shower last Tuesday night at the Emil Larson home. Shower hostesses were June Larson and Mildred Thorson. Games were enjoyed. A color scheme was blue and yellow, tables being decorated with 'garden flowers. A two course lunch was-served to 35 guests. The recent bride received many gifts'. Out-of-town guests were Helen Wallsfcrand, Seattle, Washington; Mrs. Francis Sievold, Estherville; Ardella Hovey, Algona; Mrs. Wm. Neve and Mrs. George Anderson, Ringsted ; Mrs. J. H. Holcomb, Mrs. Geo. and Teb Wallentine, Lakota; and Edna Holcomb, Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. William Grace, of Spencer. .' PORTLAND PEPPY PALS BMJ) Mtkl AT McWHORTERS Portland: %6 Portland Peppjr Paid met Friday with Virginia a'ftd Mary tteWhorter. JBetty Stewart gave an interesting and detailed re» port mi the tec^nt converrtlon at Ames. Mary Janice McWhofter demonstrated canning strawberries and packing berries for the looker. Dor- btny .Stewart explained the flteps In canning asparagus. 1 Virginia Me- Whorter, tislng an oven- product recipe learned last year, baked rolls for the lunch. The girls were also served potato salad, radishes and strawberry shortcake. . iChiests included Shirley Harvey, Mona Koestler, Mrs. Martin Decker and Evelyn. There Were 11 mem' bers and the leader, Mrs. Tony Jandl present. Shirley Harvey, Union township, spent from "Wednesday to Saturday with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Zanke. Virginia and Mary Janice McWhorter Attended a Presbyterian fle r Stint dttJV* and »1M took " rl . <. / . , , Alt6n r camd sn a We weeks' visit , with Mary Leg Pdrs6fts. Mona formerly lived here ana the' girls Were schoolmates at rural 'school , o. 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