The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 28, 1942 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 28, 1942
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FORT DODGE BOYS WORK BEET FIELD NEARLUVERNE (LuVerne: An interesting sight was to be seen the past two weeks from the road leading east of town when drivers went by the Albert Schneider beet field, which he rented from Fred Hinz. What looked to be mounds of something, wouid be seen to move and proved to be boys and young men working In the field. There were about 30 who came from Fort Dodge in one of the old Fort Dodge Transportation trucks, accompanied by a teacher in the school there. They were sent here by the beet company to help after the work got too much for the Mexican family living here. The field looks different daily, very .much improved. FORMER LUVERNE BOY MARRIED IN NEBRASKA The announcement of the marriage of Frances Davidson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Davidson 1 , Emmetsburg,' to David Merrill Amspoker, Humboldt, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Amspoker of that place was of interest to LuVerne people as Mr. Amspoker had formerly lived at LuVerne with his parents and had attended the Lu- Verne school. The wedding tooh place at Pierce, Nebraska, on Feb 7, 1942. Mr. Amspoker has recent ly resigned as manager of the Hum boldt hotel to enter military ser vice. He is taking work at Esther therville at present John Brinks visited Mrs. Brink's brother at Iowa Falls last Sunday iThe Presbyterian Ladies Association is meeting on Thursday afternoon this week instead of Wednesday at the home of Mrs. DeRae Godfrey. A number of relatives of Charles Hanselman gathered at the Hanselman home Sunday, July 19, for a birthday dinner in honor of Mr Hanselman. (Howard Barton, who has • been stationed at McCord Fielfl near Tacoma, Washington, for the past year, was 1 at home for a few days last week on furlough. He returned Sunday to Tacoma. An Early Bird breakfast was held last Thursday morning at Emily's cafe where 15 men who were helping in the drive for funds for the Boy Scouts met for 'final instructions before beginning the drive. A picnic supper honoring Allen and James Crocker, East Chicago, who are spending the summer with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs F. C. Hagist, was held at the Lu- Verne Park Thursday evening, with 15 relatives attending. Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Corbin were recent guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Evert Wilkofski of Morristown, Minnesota. Mrs. Wilkof- ski is the former Norma Partridge, former primary teacher in the Lu- Verne school. They are living on a farm near Morristown and have two daughters. Mrs. Chris Walters, 66, died on Thursday morning at her home northeast of LuVerne after a short illness. Funeral services were to be held Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church at Algona. Shi! is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Henry Weber, Corwith, Mrs. Frances Sarrford and one son, Leo, at home. Mr. Walters died about two years ago. The Birthday club was entertained by Mrs. Hugh Shirk at the Community hall Tuesday evening of last w«ek. Mrs. C. W. Cote substituted for Mrs. John Ramus and Mrs. J. E.. Lin-debak for Mrs. Harold Sorensen and Mrs. Cote wan high score prize at bridge. Mrs. Archie Sanford was second high and Mrs. George Tiede received the birthday gift. Sun, Rain. Wind and Snow will raid your house, too. You can't afford to ignore the damage they do to your roof. Stained ceilings are the forerunners of widespread decay and expense. Why not consult a Barrett Certified Shingle Applicator for a Free Inspection? No obligation. Botsford Lumber Co. Phone 256 Jim Pool (Mrs. LaVoy Dawson was guest of honor at a miscellaneous shower at the Community hall Thursday afternoon, when her sisters, Mrs. Fred Will and Mrs. Harold Nielsen Itivlted some 60 of Mrs. Dawson's friends to be their guests. The afternoon was spent with guessing contests, a group of piano solos by Thelma Swanson and the opening of the gifts. Mrs. Dawson, who was Burnell Wegner previous to her marriage recently, was given a shower at Corwlth last week Monday also. LuVerne relatives received invitations to the commencement exercises on August 5 for a class graduating from the Moody Bible Institute 'in Chicago of which Evan Llchty, formerly 'LuVerne, is a member. He is completing the general courfee. Tte students who graduate represent forty-one states in the Union, six provinces of Canada, the Canal Zone, Cuba and Africa. The address at the program will be delivered by the Rev. P. B. Fitzwater, D. iD., dean ad interim of the institute. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hinz and family went to Eage Grove Sunday, July 19, where relatives gathered to honor his brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. John Hinz on the occasion of their 43rd wedding anniversary. Others attending were Mr. and Mrs. Gus Beddl, LuVerne, Mr. and Mrs. Max Gronbach, Colvert Johnson and son, Livermore, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smith and Beverly of Burt, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Pooch and family of Bode, Mr. and Mrs. George Worling of Renwick and Mr. and Mts. H. R. Spray of Webster City. FINAL RITES FOR NINA MAE WAGNER 22,ATWESIIY Wesley: The funeral services fo Nina Mae Wagner, 22, were held a the home of her maternal grant parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Fel Saturday afternoon at one o'cloc' and at the Methodist church I Corwlth where she spent her chili hood at two o'clock. Mrs. Al Wagner, who was at he daughter's 'bedside when she die Tuesday evening In a.Washington D. C., hospital, arrived In Wesle with the ibody Friday. Besides he parents, Nina Mae Is survived b two brothers, Benny, a yeoman I the Naval recruiting office at Ma son City and Dwight, at home, als her grandparents, the Ben Felts PLAYING WITH MATCHES WESLEY TOT IS BURNED (Wesley: Kay, 4 year old daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Goetz received first degree burns Wednes day when her clothing caught fir when she was playing with mat ches. She was taken to the Kos suth hospital, where the burns,, mostly on her abdomen, were caret for. She remained there severa days. News of Livermore Vicinity John Seger is ill at his home with the flu. iKeith Logue is supervising the detasseling of corn at Pocahonta Mrs. Frank Hoffman visited Fri day with her parents, Mr. and Mrs Gottlieb Gronbach, at Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Elbert o Pocahontas visited last Sunday with her brother, Jack Sykes. George Thul of St. Joe cut the end off of one of his fingers when he got it caught in a combine. Frank Devine of Sioux City Is spending his vacation helping his brother, Leo, with his harvesting Mr. and Mrs. Herman Larson left Sunday morning for a week's vacation fishing in northern Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs. Curt McGee of Humboldt visited here Sunday at the home of his nephew, Van Hiserodt, Mrs. Janet Ristau left Wednesday morning for Waukesha, Wis. where she will make her home with a cousin. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Kelly spent :ast Sunday visiting with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kelly, at Waterloo. A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank, Reding north of town This makes three girls and a boy in the Reding family. Beverly and Lois Logue are spending a few days visiting with their sister Charlotte, who is employed in Fort Dodge. Or. and Mrs. Andrew Miller anil daughter of Gransville visited with lis brother, Martin- Miller, Monday. Their daughter stayed for a longer visit. (Edward Blasen left Thursday for fountain- Lake, S. D., where he .vill spend some time visiting with lis parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nick 31asen. Robert Devine and his sister, Mrs- iogott and four children of Omaha, *Tebr., spent the week end visiting ivith their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Devine. Guests Sunday at the home of [r. and Mrs. Mike Reding were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Reding of Al- ;ona and Mr. and Mrs. John Red- ng of Bode. Mr. and Mrs. George Roepke of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Steve 3aker of LuVerne attended tne uneral of Mrs. Pearl Riley on* Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Powers of Tort Dodge and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Scott of Badger visited here last Sunday at the home of Mrs. Mar- ;aret Sweeney. Mr. and Mrs. Orvis Lovrein of iumboldt visited last Sunday with ler mother, Mrs. Ed Fitzgerald and attended the card party in the Catholic church basement. Dennis Sweeney of Britt spent 'rom Sunday to Thursday visiting with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Olson- and his grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Sweeney. Nancy Seger, six year old daugh- :er of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Seger, s suffering with a sore leg that he received when she was cut by a nail while playing in the back yard. SNAPPV SNAPSHOT SERVICE AT LONG'S STUDIO Algona 6 or 8 exposure roll finished with free enlargement only 25c, reprints 3c each. Films left before 9 a, m. ready at 5 p. m. Authorised Bottler: O*. «r Fort Podge I She had to have -five stitches taken in the cut. Mrs. Justine SteUssy left Tues day for Dubuque, where she wil visit with her sister, Mrs. Susii Waldbilllg. From there she wil go to Dayton, Ohio, where she wil spend some time with her daughter Mrs. James Stubbe, A group of friends of Mrs. J F. Hamm surprised her Tuesday evening in honor of her birthday The evning was spent in playing bridge. Refreshments brought by the guests were served. She was presented with coins to buy a gift. Mrs. Mjabel tPjauilson entertained at a missionary tea at her home Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Mildred Roney was ifl charge of the lesson and Mrs. Morris Berryhill led the devotions. The next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Doris Olson. The July committee of Sacred Heart Guild entertained at a card party in the parish hall last Sunday evenjing. There Were eight tables of bridge and seven of 500. High prize in bridge was won by Mrs. Carl Underberg and high prize in 500 was won by Mrs. George Poth. Refreshments were served by the committee in charge. Mrs. Mahitable Boverson of Hastings, Minn., spent from Tuesday to Friday visiting at the home of her cousin, Mrs. Martin Miller. Her daughter, Annabelle, who has been visiting at the Miller home, returned home with her. Mr. Orr, an uncle of Mrs. Miller, accompanied Vfrs. Boverson and visited at the Miller and Ross Clark homes. The Jolly Eight club met at the lome of Mrs. Leith Opheim Wednesday afternoon. Bridge was the afternoon's pastimdj High prize was won by Mrs. Louise Gronbach. Other prizes were won by Mrs. Lucille Lenertz and Mrs. Anna Wel- ;er. Refreshments were served by Urs. Opheim. Mary Opheim and Mary Zigrang assisted with the serving. Mrs. Libble Brown entertained :he pinochle club at er home Friday afternoon. Pinochle was played at three tables. Guests other ;han members included Mrs. Edna Uoodenough, Mrs. Elaine Smith, Misses Clara and Margaret Moline and Anna and Lena Altman. The prize was awarded to Mrs. Clara Liogue. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Brown. A group of friends of Mrs. J. 5*. Hamm surprised her Tuesday evening in honor of her birthday. The evening was spent in playing bridge. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hempke, Mr. and Mrs. John Weydert of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Plathe, Mr. and tfrs. Connie Kohlhaas, Mr. and Mrs. Mick Bormann of St. Joe, Mr. and Mrs. EUmcJ- Gronhaoh, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weber, Mr. and Mrs. Louis 3ehounek, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Zigrang. A purse of money was presented to her as a gift. A lunch Drought by the guests was served. FIFTEEN WORKERS TAKE PART IN BURT SCOUTING Burt: Fifteen men ateended the •Early Bird Breakfast' which was leld at the Marvin hotel Thursday morning. G. H. McMullen acted as master of ceremonies. The Rev. H. W. Jackman gave the invocation. J. L. Miller gave a talk on "Scouting in the Past.* R. J. Nealy spoke on the topic, "What Scouting Can Do for Our Town-." The Rev, Paul F-igge gave the "Kick-off" talk. Lydia Meyer visited her mother at Fenton Wednesday. Mrs. Ben Bahling was brought lome from Kossuth hospital Friday. The sewing circle met last Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. M. L. Vinaas at the hotel 1 . Mr. and Mrs. John Bahnson and ittle daughter of Inwood visited ast week at the Dr. Bahne K. Bahn- on home. Gerald Geesman left Sunday for ?amp Dix, N.J., after spending a urlough here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Geesman. Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddle left Saturday for Cedar Rapids to spend a ouple of weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Main. Mr .and Mrs. Charles Briggs left ast week Sunday for their home at Cedar Rapids, after spending a week at the Frank Snyder home. Mr. and MM. Wayne Reese, Lin- coln, Nebr., spent last week'her with Mf. and Mrs. ft. J. floaty They are old friends of the Nea' Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Blelch return ed Thursday from Rochester, Minn where they had spent a week whll Mr. Blelch went through the cllnl (Mrs. W. H. Steward and children Karen and Perry, left Thursday fo Osceola, S. D., to visit Mrs. Stew ard's daughter, Mrs. Melvin At) baa. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Carte and son of Rochester, N. Y., cam last week Tuesday for a few days visit with Mr. Carter's parents, Mr and Mrs. A. F. CarteV. Mrs. W. J. Lockwood, son Dal and daughter, Shirley, visited from Thursday to Sunday at the horn of Mrs. Lockwood's sister, Mrs. \L N. Bonnstetter at Corwith. Margaret Rlchmann, Marilyn Long and Margaret Ringsdorf, wh are attending Hamilton school o commerce at Mason City, spent th week end with their parents. Mr. and Mrs.' Joe Foley, Mel vln, and Mrs. Fred White and he daughter, Suzanne and Mrs. Wm Eddy and son, Douglas, spent Wed nesday at the J. C. Geesman home The Presbyier|an MJte society meets Wednesday afternoon, July 29, at the Marvin hotel with Mrs J. P. Stow, Mrs. Walter Sorensen and Mrs. M. 'L. Vinaas as hostesses Mr. and Mrs. John GIfford are parents of a nine pound girl born Tuesday, July 21. This makes thlr teen children born to Mr. and Mrs Gifford, twelve of whom are living Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Nealy and their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Reese, Lincoln, Nebr., Mary Ann Smith and her week end guest, Dor BSrnhart, spent Friday night a Lake Okoboji. The Fldelis Sunday School clas met last Wednesday afternoon wit: Mrs. B. K. Bahnson. Mrs. M. M Chlpman was assisting hostess am Mrs. I. W. Hanson had charge o the entertainment. Mrs. Gertie Thompson and her daughter, Mrs. Earl Glrton, Sioux Palls, S. D., came last Wednesday Mrs. Thompson, who has been liv- ng with her daughter, has moved >ack into her home here. Mrs. George Ackert, St. Paul, and ler granddaughter, Monnee Austin, Detroit, Mich., visited last week at he home of Mrs. Ackert's mother, .Irs. Belle Reynolds. Thursday hey were dinner guests at the Art jeason home. Mr. and Mrs. FJoyd Dremmel and son, Robert, left Thursday for heir home at Aurora, 111., after pending a week here at the home f Floyd's parents, Mr. and Mrs. '. OL. Dremmel, Mrs. Dremmel vent back with them for a visit. Mr. and Mrs. Willard Stow anr! 'r. and Mrs. Cecil Godfredson and amily, Pensacola, Fla., came last veek Monday for a week or two's isit at the J. P. Stow home. Wilard is a son and Mrs. Godfredson daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stow. Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Smith took iieir son, Richard to Templar Park Wednesday, where he is working gain. Mr. and Mrs. Smith went n to Sioux City, where they visited rtrs. Smith's sister and to Kingley, wher<i' they visited her moth- r for a few days. , Mr. and Mrs. Leo Vinaas left 'hursday for their home at But- via, 111., after spending a few days ere with Leo's parents, Mr. and drs. M. L. Vinaas. Wednesday vening the M. L. and Leo Vinaas amilies were dinner guests at the Walter Klamp home in Algona. r irst Aid Class at Swea City Completes Twenty Hours Study iSwea City: About 30 members f the first aid class wrote the nal examination last Thursday ight, having completed the twen- y hours of class work required. following the examination, the roup lingered for a social hour and efreshments were served. On be- alf of the class, M. L. Johnson poke a few words of thanks and resented the instructor, Delia Frankl of Algona, with a gift of wo pieces of matched luggage from lie group. Those who completed tie course were Mr. and Mrs. Geo. •£. Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Art Andrson, Jay Larson, Lester Haglund, . C. Ingebretson, A. J. Christerr- en, Vernon Ewing, James Vaux, R, E. Berg, Wm. Guyer, Bruce Ickhart, M. L. Johnson, E. L. Hanen, Wm. Christensen, Irene Lund- uist, Irene McVicker, Lucille Leand, Grace Roba, Ruth Anderson, tfrs. Wm. (Barker, Mrs. Wm. 'hompson, Esther Smith, Mrs. Cliford Smith, and Bernice Smith, 'hyllis Bea Johnson acted as chart hecker throughout the course. Laid Low Lightning caused corn to do fun- ly things on the Gordon Tompkins arm near Lad or a. It struck in he middle of a field and broke off .bout 200 hills, laying the corn all he same direction. Other corn near the spot was unharmed. Adolph, Benito and Hirohito —the three blind mice. Make them run with ten percent 01 your income in War Bonds every pay day. Summer clothes need special care. Send yours to The Modern and be sure of getting it Your clothes come back like new. Phone 537 Modem Dry Cleaner s& Tailors HOLM£8 BUSINESS MEN OF LAKOTA PROVING GOOD NEIGHBORS Lakota: Many 'business men of Lakota have been doing some "good neighbor" work during harvest. During the past two weeks they shocked 40 acres for John who broke his ankle .recently. They also shocked 45 acres for Joe Siemens, who recently underwent an operation at Rochester and about 40 acres for Walter Meyer, who Injured his *ack last week. / Other 'business men have been hiring out to help with the farm work. After finishing the shocking and cutting at the J. H. War- burtons, Harry Warburtori drove down to the F. G. Torlnes near Al* gona and helped him cut and shock his oats. RIBS. BAY MPTON WILL JOIN HUSBAND IX WEST Mrs. Ray Upton, who has been helping her mother, Mrs. John Heetland In the restaurant for the past two months and Pauline Boehm left via train from Mason City for Santa Anna, California. Mrs. Tlpton will join her husband, who is stationed at the air base at Santa Anna. Miss Boehm who is employed at the Princess cafe, wll visit friends. Eldon Heetland Mrs Boehm and Mrs. Carl Garrett accompanied them to Mason City. Dale Jacobson, Iowa City, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs.. Edwin Jacobson last week end. Editor Edgar Inlay and family visited at the Inlay parental home at Movllle, over last week end. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Barger, Lakota and the Edward Knoners, Ledyard, spent last week Wednesday at Spirit Lake. (Last week Monday visitors at the Carl Gerzemas were Messrs, and Mesdames H. Klinkenberg and J. Klinkenberg of Rushmore, Minn. (Mrs. Larry Stafford accompanied ler sister, Florence Heetland of the 4-H club to Algona for a physical examination in the club health con- est. Mrs. John Geak and son, Peter Geak and wife, Wells, Minn., were visitor* last week #u«day with the Miner Ravns. Mrs, John Geik Is Mrs. fcavn's mdthef. , • Relatives received mt& Thursday that Mrs. Otto Kopperi, who is at Rochester and expected to be home thta week will b*S detained there for at least 10 days. Mrs. Howard Holmes, Des Mollies spent a few days last w«ek visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sehroeder. Her husband IS lit the army and Mrs. Holmes Is employed in Des Moines. Oat harvest It* this vicinity Was finished last. week and threshing began this week.' the oat quality Is good and the yield per acre It, estimated as good, .but no figures are available to date. Several from Algona also several typists from here ; were at the town hall last week Tuesday to issuo the canning sugar certificates. Five pounds was also Issued to farm families for threshing, silo filling, etc. Last week visitors at the Harry Mussmans were: Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Kiester and two children, Mason City; Miss Minnie Manthei, Zumbrota, Minn.; and Mesdames F. C Kiester, D. C. Kiester and Charles Anderson, Elmore, Minn. William C<BiU") Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Smith, left last week Sunday for Omaha, Nebr., to take an examination for the naval reserve. Bill Is a student at Iowa City ahd has ibeen working a< Sydney, Nebr., since school closed His prother, Virgil, Is pastor of a Presbyterian •church at Sydney. The Rev. and Mrs. Harvey Nelson and son, Byron of Terrlll, spent Thursday visiting friends here. They were on their way home from a two weeks' vacation spent with relatives at Klemme, Charles City and other points. The Rev. Nelson was pastor of the Lakota-Led yard Methodisrt! churches several years ago. (Lillian Harms, assistant cashier at the bank here, returned to work last week Monday after a three weeks' absence. She and a friend from Buffalo Center made a trip via train to Rnoxvllle, Tennessee, where they visited a former school mate, Ruth Murray, for two weeks. Lola Schroeder worked in the 'bank here during her vacation. Harry Warburton took his mother, Mrs. Margaret Warburton to Mason City Iftst Welft, aftefttoort where iftt toafded the Roeket for Kansa* City, M*.. ftnd will accompany he* *dn, William 4nd fatally to Den^r, Where the£ will Upend their vadatlon. Mtti. Wafburton will atoe visit at other points before her #etnrn. ROLLER SKATING LAKOTA BOY IS INJURED IN FALL Lakota: Little Billy Beemer was injured last week Monday while roller skating on the side walk. He was coasting after a 'bicycle rider h'* heft on ftifH tb IB* an IMfaf and It /Wa «te ft MM hiM i» ftt h6*pftal tat £4 hours fb* bb*ervfttlon. He w. en and was brought home and It rapidly trecdveflng. - '" * vl SINK YOUR DIMfSINWAR SAVINGS STAMPS Save Your Ti 1—Let us switch your tires every 5,000 miles to Insure even wear- Ing of all five". . . including your spare. You will get thousands of additional miles. 2—Let us check your tires for cuts and bruises that shpuld be repaired at once. 3—<Let us keep your tires correcfly inflated . . . not too low or over-inflated. CHAMPLIN GAS AND OILS Park's Super Service State and Harfcui Visit Our New FURNITURE DISPLAY ROOM We have leased the room adjoining our building on the east for additional space, and cordially invite you to stop in and see our new display of fine furniture. Whether you make your selection now or in the near future, step in and look around. You will be welcome. Algona's Largest Selection of Bedroom Furniture, Bought Direct From Factories, is Being Featured In Our Store—Also the Newest "Successor" Items See Them. ' Merchandise bought months ago in anticipation of our needs is arriving every day, and our stock is up to the minute and complete with the exception of merchandise made of steel. Our new room is being devoted exclusively to BEDROOM FURNITURE: You will find the other items on our other floors, Special Attention to Buyers of Complete Home Outfits, Home Morale Is Important To the War Effort A Happy, Well Furnished Home should be the center of Family Life—a symbol of the way of life we're fighting to defend, LIBERAL TERMS ARE STILL AVAILABLE Up to 12 months to pay This Coupon Is Worth on the purchase of a new living room or bedroom suite. Limit of one coupon to a deal. Coupons good until August 10. gign your name and bring with, you. NAME .....,...: :.... AjPDRESS SAVE AT BJUSTRQM'£-Buy Bonds ajn^ Stamps with the Different B VMRHHr ^PHp iBr (HUBBwi PMr ^Pw^P l^PHWP ^P1WBIWB ^HF ^Br ^Hr

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