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Tho Alg6na MRS. FUHRMANN, LONG TIME ST. JOE St. Joe: Mrs. Mary Fuhrmann passed away at her home in St. Joe Thursday naon, July 30th, after lingering Illness at the agi? of 80 years, 5 months and 18 days. A re quiem high mass was read In St Josephs church by Father George Theobald Monday morning at 9:30 oclock. Interment was In the family lot in St. Joseph's cemetery Casket bearers wore six grandsons, Verrron P.lathe, Delmar Plathe, Raphael Faber, Herman Faber, Roman Thill and Clarence Erpeld- Ing. Born in Illinois in 1861 (Mrs. Fuhrmann was born Mary Urusla Engoret on February 4th, 1861, in MiJtoir, 111. and came to the St. Joe vicinity in 1882. On Nov. 27th, 1883, she was united in marriage to John Fuhrmann in St. Joseph's church with Father Z\s- rang officiating. In 1933 they observed their golden wedding anniversary. St Joo Farmers Since 1883 They moved to the farm now owned by their son, Adolph, northwest of St. Joe, and remained until 1931 •when they retire?, and moved to St. Joe where they spent'their remaining years. Mr. Fuhrmann died on February 10, 1938, and three children also preceded her in death, Eftward at the age of 13, Theodore at the age of 9 months and Lizzie (Mrs. Peter Erpelding) on June 5th, 1921. ; Ten Children Survive The children surviving are: Anna (Mrs. Math Faber), St. Joe; Henry, Lindsey, Texas; joe, Chicago, 111.; Cecelia (Mrs. Henry Faber), Castlcton, N. D.; Nick, Portland, Oregon; Theresa (Mrs. John Thill), St. Benedict; Val, Netherhill, Saskatchewan, Canada; Clara (Mrs. Charles Plathe), St. Joe, Louis, Algona and Adolph, St. Joe. Also 4P grandchildren and nine Rreat-grand- ren and one brother, Val Engerel of Faribault, Minn., and a sister, Mrs. Jake Fuhrmann of Chicago] Those from u distance who came to attend the funeral were Nick Fuhrmann from Portland, Oregoir, Mr. and Mrs. Val Engeret from Faribault, Minn., Private Alvin Erpelding- from the air corps, Meri- bee, Mississippi. Two for one. Use the Upper Des Moines want ads. 3-tf E, A. Wolcott, iForine* Resident, Visits With Old Friends Here Earnest A. Wolcott, for ma» years one of Algona'a foremost clt Izens, has been spending a few days in Algona greeting his many friends Kr. Wolcott was in the hardware business here, and owned severa farms. He .located In Hollywood California, about 24 years ago. and later removed to Long Beach, where he now lives. Mrs. Wolcott diec several years ago and their only daughter, Jean, is married and is at present living nec<r 'Kansas City, her husband being in the army at Camp Lewis, Washington. Mr. Wolcott had been visiting relatives In Wisconsin, for some weeks, but wa« headed for home. He was a guest at the H. R. Cowan home, and was entertained at dinner by several of his old friends. He hod not' been in Algona for 12' years and hardly knew their town. IRVINGTON LAD, NOW IN ENGLAND, GETS PROMOTION IrVington: The Irvlngton community may well be proud of the number of local youths who have responded to the call of their country for war service when such orders hiajve been issued. Sfcveral went during the Civil War and many more during World War No. 1. It will be remembered the first three to be called 'in the latter were Roy Blythe, Gail Beard and Lucian Schichtl. At present we are represented in places almost covering the entire world, some of whom are Wayne Weaver and Harold Feltor at Pearl Harbor; Paul Egel and Mary Black, R. N., London, England; Paul Black, Kelly Field, Texas; Paul Watson, Canada; Thecs Schnackenberg, Kansas; Leroy Scheppman, U. S. S. Colorado; Calvin Lee, seaman; Frank Sohohy. naval air corps; Howard Rancy, Australia; John Muehe, Ireland; Clarence Eisenbarth, Texas; Robert Combs, Maxwtell Field, Alabama; Raymond Harr, Louisiana; Condol Wood, New York City; Bob Wood, Blqrt iLewisv Washington: Harold Saibin, San Luis, Calif.; Alphonse Erpelding, Alaska; Henry Scheppman, ambulance driver, U. S. A., and Donald Leigh, Camp Leonard Wood, Rolla, Mo. Carno's Circus Combinatioit at Fair . L .._.^ _ _. . „.,„.,„. _ _ ._ . _ ft ^; ^ *•» t A real circus, with handsome horses, three elephants, Shetland ponies, comedy mule, monkey and goat and all the colorful trappings, spangles and arena properties for big-top atmosphere will be one of the major attractions at the Kossuth County Fair matinees and nights during the appearance before the grandstand of Carno's Circus Combination. In addition to the large clr- cuS organization, the fair's management announces a full program of .high class vaudeville, hippodrome and thrill acts. ' The Kossuth fair has made .an enviable reputation among the larger fairs of the country for staging the finest entertainment that money and the services of the country's largest booking agencies can provide. "We have every reason to be-" lieve this reputatlcn will not only be upheld In every respect, but that the show this year will, Irr many ways .eclipse those of (former years," secretary EL L. Vincent said In commenting on this year's program. WOMEN'S NIMBLE FINGERS HELP—Jackson, Minn.— Shown in photo are 15 of the 30 or more teachers, school students and housewives of Jackson who have volunteered as corn detas- selers in Jackson county this summer to relieve the shortage of male help. Women may be used entirely for this work, if the experiments prove successful. Nimble fingers make them ideally suited for farm work it is believed. ST. JOE NEWS CONTROL HOG CHOLERA—VACCINATE NOW! FOB FEESH POTENT SERUM See Lusby and Giossi We Sell War Savings Stamps Attention Farmers! Attend Free Tractor Clinic at Our Store Thursday, Aug. 13, 8 P.M. Bradley Bros. Phone 714 South Hotel Algona AJK-CONDrriONED Tuesday, August Today Only! A Laugh Riot! Added Attraction Pat O'Brien in "FLIGHT LIEUTENANT" Wed.-Thurtj., Aug. 5-ti Wed. Bargain Mat. Prices 10c-25c Use Calendar Coupons Wednesday. jMONTCOMfltr, Mourewi O'HARA John SUITON Fri.-Sat, Aug. 7-8 2 —Tops—2 laud on (hi conic Chit TOURS •llh PENNY SINGLETON ARTHUR LAKE LARRY SIMMS STUABT ERWIN A COLUMBIA PICTURC Mrs. John Bormann and sons left last week for a visit with relatives at Earling. Rosina Thilges is attending to the household duties at the Lawrence Thilges home. • Richard Thul and W. M. Smith from Livermore were business callers in Des Moines Thursday. A number from here attended the supper at the Sacred Heart church hall in Livermore Sunday evening. Caroline Kirsch accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Edward Eischen and son, Howard, of Algona .to the John Kirsch home near Eagle Grove on Sunday. Mildred Becker arrived here from Lindsey, Texas, Sunday for a visit with relatives. Miss 'Becker is the granddaughter iof Mr. and Mrs. Joe Becker, Sr. Corporal Arthur Plathe called home Sunday Evening and talked 15 minutes-;. with home folks. He was fine though it has been very warm in Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thilges are the parents of a boy born on Tuesday, July 28th, at the Fort Dodge Mercy hospital. This is their first child. Will Anthony from Sherril's Mound returned to his home last Monday after a two week's visit here with his sister, Mrs. .'Peter Kayser and familjy. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fuhrmann and family returned to their home in Chiqago last Wednesday after spending a week at the bedside of Mrs. Mary Fuhrmann, --mother of Joe, who passed away on Thursday. Mrs. Nick Zetmet and son from Roundup, Montana, have been visiting relatives here the past two weeks. They plan to leave thi.s week for Springbrook for a visit with relatives there before returning to their home. Henry Kohlhaas went through the Mayo clinic at Rochester, Minn., last week for <a medical check-up. Mrs. Kohlhaas, who accompanied him, returned home Saturday, Mr. Kohlhaas remaining as his examination was not complete. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Becker, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. John Becker and Ed Dieter left Sunday morning for Wheaton, 111., to attend the funeral Monday of Jake Dieter, who passed away on Friday after a short Illness. Mr. Dieter was Ed Dieter's father and the step-father of Joe and John Becker. He formerly was a resident of St. Joe. Safetygrams FORMER ALGONAN OREN PLAIT, DIES AT ESTHERVILLE Following an operation Tuesday in are EJatherVille hospital Oren Platt, formerly of Kossuth, died Sunday when peritonitis developed. He is survived by his wife an3 four children, Flossie, Emmetsburg; Helen and Nina, Estherville; :and Del'bert, Albert 'Lea, Minn.- Another son, Orrell, preceded his father in death. Surviving him, also, are five sisters, Mrs. Cora Casler, Algona; Mrs. George Hengel, Mrs. Clarence Pannkuk and Edith Dort- htoy, Fairmont, Minn., and Mrs. Frank Wolfe, Alberta, Canada Born in Kossuth Oren Platt was bora in Kossuth county, on the Platt place four miles east of here He grew to manhood there and married Emily Clary. About 15 years ago they moved to South Dakota and farmed several' years after which they came to Estherville, where they have since resided. Funerail services will be held at Estherville Wednesday afternoon and burial will be in Riverview cemetery here with final services at the grave. . ' Married In Florida- Dorothy Lucile Ward, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Ward Of Algona, became the 'bride of Pvt James J. Cox, son of Mrs. Aiido Rank of Des Moines, on Wednesday, July 15, at the First Presbyterian church at West Palm Beach Florida. The Rev. Edwards performed the candlelight ceremony at 8:30 p. m. They were attended by Mr. arid Mrs. Don Finch, and Mar- Keddy played the organ. The bride Is a graduate of the Algona nigh school, and both Mr. and Mrs Cox are graduates of the State University of Iowa. Private Cox Is studying special radio equipment at Camp Murphy, Florida. Mrs. Cox Is In Civil 1 Service employ as an executive secretary. They wll'l make their home temporarily at SOS Pine street, West Palm\Beach Florida, Organization Meeting Friday— The wives, mothers, daughters and sisters of the men and women In service of World War No. 2 are Invlteti to attend an organization meeting of the "Algona Unit 98 of the Iowa United Service Women of America", to be held at the Legiotn hall 'Friday evening. All who wish to become charter members must be present at this meeting and' pay their dues of $1.20 per year, or get In touch with Mrs. D. D. Monlux, president pro-tem, or' Mlrs 1 . 1C. Wd^lassion, seci^etary pro-tem on or before August 8. Reunion In Indiana— Mrs. Clark Orton and her son, Webster, went to Brafcll, Indiana, for the Fourth of July week end and while there attended the first reunion In 22 years of the Harts, Ortons, Mlnklers and Mar- tlnSi ' They visited relatives at Brazil before going to the reunion which was held at the John J. Martin home. iMrs. Orton remained in Indiana for a week's visit before going to VillaiPark, Indiana, to spend a few days with her mother, Mrs. Selby Hart. Choir Honors Members- Mrs. A. E. Mllchel, Mrs. Paul Ball, Mrs E V. Pierce and Mrs. Anton Didriksen were hostesses to 18 women T hur S day t morning f at t theDid_ tfee In charge IS Mrs. Theo. Hutchison, chatttnan, Df. iCarl Hoft* man', co-chalrmaa Mrs, Lawrence Misbach, Mrs. Milton Norton, Lloyd Robinson, O. W. Stlllman, Mrs. Oeo. Smith and C. ti. Torrence. Aid to Meet- The .Presbyterian Ladles' Aid will meet Thursday afteronc-n at the church. The committee in charge Is Mrs. Carrie Redemske, Mrs. John McDowell, Mrs. A. W. Amunson, Jdtrs. Harold Walker, Mrs. Frank Ostrum and Mrs. A. J. Eason, wtrs. C. A. Phillips wilt have charge of the devotlonals. : ** Dinner at Hotel- Mrs. C. B. Murtagh will entertain several women this evening (Tuesday) at a dinner at the hotel In honor of Mrs. Tom Akre, who is visiting here from California. Following the dinner the group will go to the Murtagh home where the evening will be spent socially. Dorcufs Society to M«et— The Dorcas society will meet at the home of Mrs. PSter Halsrud rcn Thursday afternoon, at '2:30. Mrs. Ed Johnson will be the assisting hostess. Those who wish transportation are asked to call'Mrs. G. D. Brundage, w. c. *. u. to~Ete«t--'•'•; ; /:•''. The memfcers.of "the % C. T. 'u meets tomorrow afternoon (Wed nesday) at'the home of Mrs. Barney Caasler. This is the annual meeting and election of officers will be held at this : time. , IRKHTEN OTTOSEN CATTLE ConserVattoft • Leaverfon of Humbofdt W& -Called to the Watson 8truthers fafitt Wednesday aftetnoott to) Investigate something that was frightening Mr. Struthers' cattle arid horses in the timber where they gfaze. The of- fleer's report said Jt was mcst like* ly to be deer. Notice to Vacate Road To. All Whom It May Concern: Equitable Life Assurance Society, the SW& Section 31 Township 94 Range' 28. ..-••''.. The Commissioner appointed to vacate a road, commencing'at the J 31 Township )*** df th* Bffl- coiner 1 tef '(SvW-i 04 tWtii, f 6tli ft &-<«i uny> wai and running thehbe In a •North'- westerly dlrefitton to a ,i*olnt ap- proxlftiately* 26, rod* flaftMf efenWr & said Sdttthtfesl Ptttttor (SW&) thence preceding westward a»d terminating at the West Section Urte of said Section 31, In Township 84 North Range 28 West of the, 6th iPj. At., Kbssuth County, loWa, hsu» reported In favor of the vacation thereof, and all objectionjf the'reto or claims for damages must be filed in the Auditor's . Office on 6r before nooft of the 16th day tt September, 1942 A., t>., or su<ih toad will be vacated without reference thereto, Dated at Algona, Iowa, this 3rd day of 'August, 1942. B. S. KINSEY, 31-34 County Auditor. Second Feature Winning the Golden West! In Old Plus Fun for the Fami.ly Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, August 9-10-11 Jo£|n Crawford and Melvyn Douglas in "THJEY AJX KISSED THE BKIDE" Added Attraction Eddie Bracken and June Preisser ta "SWEATER GIRL" How good a driver are you? Can you answer this question? If a pedestrian starts to cross the street at an intersection on the "go" signal but the light flashes "stop" before he reaches the other side, does he continue to have the right of way iover vehicles until he gets across? Many drivers make mistakes in this suitation. Do you? Is the responbility here entirely with | the pedestrian ir with the driver? Here is the answer: It is the responsibility of the driver, in such a case, to see that pedestrians are permitted to get to the sidewalk. Here are some rules for pedestrians that were commented on in my recent safetygrstms. The pedestrian problem is becoming very acute, and those of us who are pedestrians should pay particular heed to the following: 'Walk only on sidewalks wherever they are available. Cross streets only at crosswalk? ' Observe traffic signals. Never depend on the automobile driver. Wear something white that wiT reflect Wght. Brosmers to Chicago Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Brosrner and three daughters, Charlene, Barbara and Diana, left Saturday for Chicago where Mr. Brosmer will be in charge of priorities for the International Harvester Co. Mr. Brosmer has been employed in the McCormick-Deering store here the past few years. The new job comes as a nice promotion for him. or of Mrs. E. E. Attelson and Mrs O A Llndgrerr. Mrs. Attelson will move soon to Fort Dodge and Mrs. Lindgren, who has been the -director of the Methodist choir for tho past two years, hds resigned. The ladies were presented wUH gifts from the group. Shower for Mre/Arne Pedersen- Mrs. Marie Pedersen, Mrs. May Smith, Mrs. E. N. Taylor and Mrs. Lipscomb entertained Thursday afternoon at the.home of Mrs Pedersen in honor of Mrs. Arne Pedersen, a recent bride. There were 32 guests. Mrs. Pedersen received many lovely gifts. Following a social afternoon lunch was served. The bride was Laura Smith, daugn- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Smith, before her marriage. Birthday Observed— A family dinner was given Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. Earl Angle at their home on Highway 18 east of Algona. The occasion was in honor of the birthday of Mrs. Angle's mother, Mrs. Wm. Brophy of Harday. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Brophy of Hardy, with their children, Ray and Lois, Evelyn Brophy and Joan White of Algona, and Mr. and Mrs. James Brophy of Union township. Luncheon at Attelsons— (Mrs. E. E. Attelson and Mrs. O. A. Lindgren were hostesses at the former's home Wednesday afternoon at a one 'o'clock luncheon in nonor of Mrs. J. R. Woodmansee, who will soon move to Des Moines. Bridge was the diversion of the afternoon with Mrs. S. W. Meyer winning the high prize, a walr stamp corsage.! Mrs. Woodmansee was presented with a gift from the group. Another Family Picnic- There will be another family picnic Sunday afternoon at the Algona Country Club. The commit- We can kefy BUILD REMODEL We are ready to assist you on all matters related to construction. We can tell you about , materials. We can show you plans or recommend architects to you. We can advise you on financing. We can introduce you to the be»t contractors for whatever job you have in mind. If it's a new roof, we recommend Barrett Asphalt Shingles and we will put you in touch with an expert applicator. We carry Barrett Shingles in a variety of colors, sizes and weights to suit every taste and every pocket- boqk. Come in and talk over your house problems with ust There's no obligation' Botsford Lumber Co, Jim Pool Arne Pedersen in Cadet Air Corps Arne Pedersen left Thursday to begin training in. the'cadet air corps. He passed his examinations last April,'and was sworn in at the time. He has been awaiting call 3ver since. Arne was employed at the Algona Upper Des Moines office until the time of his enlistment. Since then he has spent most of his time on a farm to be in good physical trim for his cadet training. He was married recently to Misa Laura Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Smith. Notice! Due to Government Restrictions on Gas range sales, I have moved my stock of merchandise to'. , f i " ' my home on East McGregor street. Office will i>e conducted from tire Win. Dau Garage. All •!'*'.'• J ':--•••' t accounts and contracts can be paid there. ... Telephone 221 or 165 for your Skelgas or appointments >•-.-.'. Algona Skelgas Service JESS G. DEEN, Prop. Subscribers 7 Notice! Subscription Rates Change Sept. 1. Check YourExpir- ation Date. " '/ * V ' For years the Algona papers have had the lowest' subscription rates of any county seat papers hereabouts. In addition to the low rates, we have given the public semi-weekly newspaper service at a very low price — below the price of any other county papers. Now we must adjust our prices. BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 1942, the subscription rates of the Algona Upper Des Moines and the Kossuth County Advance will be as listed below. You have a month to pay up at the old rate, if youfrteutoscription is about to expire. We appreciate the fine cooperation that has been shown us since the strictly paid in advance policy was adopted last year. Your cooperation on the new prices will also be appreciated. ! * , ~ ' . ' 1 Year In Kossuth Co. Either Algona Paper - - - - $2.00 Both Algona Papers - - - - $3.00 6 Months In Kossuth Co. Either Algona Paper - - - - $1.25 Both Algona Papers - - - - $2.25 The above prices are also in effect for the bordering .postoffices at Armstrong, Bode, Britt, Buffalo Center, Corwiith, Cylinder, Eimore, Hardy, Hjutchins.l Livermore, Ottosen, Rake, Ringsted, Rodman, StiJson, West Bend and Woden. rf ,, j ' Outside Kossuth Co. 1 Year - Either Paper - - - $2.50 1 Year - Both Papers - - - $4.50 6 Months - Either Paper - - - $1.50 6 Months -Both Papers -• - - $2.50 CHECK YOUR DATE Algona Uppei Des Moines Kossuth County flHF ^MB ^f^^ ^F ^!PW!PBPIP^IB| ifljf ^U|^

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