The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 18, 1942 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 18, 1942
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Mrs. Bilsborough's condition was such that she was able to come home the following day, but Mr. Bilsborough will remain for a longer period. Both are employed in the Swea City office of the Ledyard State Bank. W. K Carlson cashier of the local bank, was called to Estiherv'/ille soon aft«\r ithe accident. The Bilsboroughs had been enroute to Little Reck on business. ./ For all your suits—find the smooth hats you want right here I Sophisticated, young—and above all—flattering—these are headed for Fall success. Bunny Soft Sweaters Wear them with your suits, skirts or slacks. Choose from cardigans or pullovers. Every new color. You will want several. The Elite Shop ftt&Zam' \POWEU Tuesday, August 18 "U. S. COAST GUARD" Pete Smith's Scrap Book News Wednesday-Thursday, August 19-20 Wednesday Bargain Matinee 10c-25c aV £$MM« Friday-Saturday, August 21-33 KOSSUTH COUNTY FAIR WEEK Big Double Feature 3-Way Attrac tion Siinday-Monday-Tuesday, Aug. 23-21-25 CHANGE OF PROGRAM COUNTY FAIR WEEK! Ife Continuous from 1 o'clock doily one 1UY WAR STAMPS 'AND BONDS AT THIS THEATRb RITES DROWNING VICTIM FOR TITONKA BOY Titonka: Clifford Willis, 12-year- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Willis, lost his Hfe by drowning In the gravel pit just wost of Union Slough on the Bancroft road Tuesday afternoon. The funeral services were Saturday afternorn from the,.Methodist church with Rev. W. L. Patterson in charge of the services. Clifford was horn Dec. 14, 1929, nonr Titonka. He leaves to mourn his passing his parents, three sisters, Florence, Verna Dell, and Patricia and, one brother, Wilbur, and .his grandmother, Mrs. Doll Reibsamen, 'Burial was In the Buffalo township cemetery. Pallbearers were boys of his age, Harley Boeckholt, Billy Tjaden, Ervin Rlppentrpp, Donald Budlong, Joe Korte and Gerald Bonacker. Letts Creek Lassies Meefc- The Lott9 Creek Lassies' 4-H club held Its achievement day at Lorna Ruhnke's on Thursday. The meeting was opened with the girls and audience singing the Star Spangled Banner. Phyllip Jackman, president, presided at the business meeting. Lorna RuhnUe gave a report on the activities of the xilub for the past year. Lorna Faulstich gave a yearly treasurer's report. "Dear Land of Home" and "Ho! Every Sleeper Waken" were sung .by the girls. Lorna Faulstich and Ruth Pijahn gave their demonstration on Cups of Colorful Custards. Mrs. John Gischm, Mrs. Brown and Miss Schultz judged'the canned products brought by the members. Myrtle Sachau of Chicago is visiting her parents and family for two weeks. Wednesday, August 12, was the 60tfi anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. B. A, Pannkuk's marriage. Doris Stott, who Operated a beauty shop in Des Moines, spent Thursday with her parents, the Wm. Stotts. Mr. and Mrs. Kobus Tjaden and their daughter, Mrs. John Beenken and children were Algona shoppers Friday. Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Elliott and children attended the funeral of a friend, Arden Reynolds, at Swea City, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Ben U. Meyer and Marjorie left Wednesday evening to spend a week's vacation in their cottage at Spirit Lake. T. A. Dunmire returned to his home Saturday from the Mercy hospital in Mason City where he underwent a major operation recently. A group of young people honored Simon Sunken Thursday evening with a farewell party. Simon leaves in the very near future for military duties. The Miller thresher crew met Friday evening alt .the Ray M5lle,r home. After business meeting, ice cream and cake was served to the men and their families. Mrs. Woodrow Peterson, accompanied by Ann Harr of Algona, left Friday morning for Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, where they will visit Mrs. Peterson's husband and Miss Harr's friend, Mildred Schutjer entertained ten girl friends on her birthday, Monday, August 10. She received a number of lovely gif«|3 and Ice cream and cake was served by Mrs. J. R. Schutjer. (Mr. and Mrs. John S. Rippentrop, accompanied by Ben and Louise Miller, spent Tuesday, August 11, at Spirit Lake with the Rev. C. Schnucker family. The men fished and the ladies visited. The members of the Ramsey Reformed Ladies' Aid met Wednesday, August 12 and voted to make 10 overseas kits for the Red Cross. Mrs. Ray Rippenfrop and Mrs. Karl Sunderman were hostesses. On Thursday, August 13, a group g ' choo V there.* of women went to Clear Lake for a day's outing. Fourteen ladies and eight children enjoyed a picnic dinner and some went bathing. Everybody reported a good time. Robert Pink, Louis Bacon and Dale Higgins are on a fishing trip to northern Minnesota. Dale Higgins enlisted as an air cadet, and has passed and been accepted but is waiting for his call to service. Word comes from Mrs. Manwiller that her husband, Forrest, has enlisted in the navy and is at the Great Lakes Training station. Hia address is A. S. Co. 96. He formerly was the truck man for the Standard Oil Co. here. On Friday, August 7, Sever Pannkuk celebrated his 70th birthday, and Mr. arrd Mrs. Pannkuk held open house, 83 friends and relatives calling during the day and the children and families, 30 in all, spent the day Sunday with them. Billie Abbas, son of Mr. and Mrs Ed Abbas, celebrated his second birthday Thursday by entertaining a few little friends. The guests Were Lee Stockwell, Lavon and Robert Lund and Diana and Marilyn Callies. Ice cream and cake was served by Billy's mother. W. M. Townsend and his son, Kenneth and wife of Barns City, Wis., visited several days with the Lee O. Wolfes and other friends. Mr. Townsend operated the Queal lumber yard for eight years here and left Titonka 32 years ago. This is the first time he was back in town. Mr', and Mrs. C. A. Hoon and Jack, David and Mary pf Nashua stopped in town Saturday to visit with friends for the day. They were on their way home from their cottage at Spirit Lake, where they had been spending their vacation. Mr. Hoon is superintendent at Nashua. Forrest Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hanson, enlisted in the Coast Guard Friday at Des Moines. Eddie Rippentrop, son of George Rippentrop, enlisted in the Marines the same day. The boys are home now wlaiting for their call. "Happ/' Peterson accompanied the boys to Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Clark entertained at a buffet supper and bridge Tuesday evening in honor of their 40th wedding anniversry, which was August 12. .Prizes were awarded to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bov- ken and Mr. and Mrs. Rcy Budlong. Mn Clark is the publisher of the Titonka Topic. John K. Rippentrop, who will be 89 years old on his next birthday which is in October, received new teeth last week. He had one plate, for many years and had only five of his natural teeth left. The old plate Was getting worn and he purchased all new ones. J : ohn K. say." the new teeth carry a 50-year guarantee. Weil In Salisbury, Mr. and Mrs. James F. Black announce the marriage of their daughter, Mary Harriett, to Pilot Officer Douglas G. Fraser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Wells Fraser of Toronto, Canada. The ceremony took place at five o'clock Saturday afternoon, July 25, in a church at Salisbury, England. The new Mrs. Fraser Is a graduate of the Algorn high school and took nurses' train- Ing at the University of Iowa at Iowa City. Upon completion of her training at Iowa City she left for England where she is with the Atti- erican .Red Cross, and where she met her husband. Honored at Picnic— Farls Miner and William Specht were guests of honor at a picnic at the Call State Park Monday evening given by Mr. and Mrs. Wm. C. Dau. Bill will leave Wednesday for the army and Faris will leave soon for Randolph Field, Texas, where he will take training to be a flying instructor. Those present at the picnic were Faris and Melvin Miner, Bill Specht, Fern Gisch, Vernona Klatt, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Etherington, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Zimmiermalrr, Mr. and Mrs. Bien Ingebretson, Charles Dahlhauser, Mildred Ryther, and Mr. and Mrs. Dau. Shower for Bride-Elect— Mrs. Alfred H. Semon and daughters were hostesses Sunday afternoon at St. Cecelia's Academy in honor of the oldest Semon daughter, Rosemary, who will he married Monday to Menno Limberg. Bridge and 500 were played with the first prize in bridge ibeing won by Mrs. Art Fandel, 'the prize Irt 600 being Won' by Mrs. Marie Me* gan and the door prize being Won by Mrs. Nick Semon. Banns Published—' Banns of matrimony were published Sunday of last Week.for the first time at St. Cecelia's Catholic church'and at St. John's Catho- churoh at Bancroft for Patricia Saun-ders, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Saunders of Bancroft, .and Stuart Thompson v son of Mr, and Mrs. Frank Thompson of Algona. The wedding will take place at Farley and they will make their home in Algona. Former Algona Boy Married— L. R. Morrison, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Morrison, Sr., now of Altadena, California, was married to Mary Catherine povecetta in Boston, Massachusetts, August 8. L. R. Morrison, Jr., is now In the • New England aircraft school 1 taking radio work. They were former Algona residents when Mr. Morrison, Sr., was associated with K. D. James Iti the drug store. Farewell for Bill Specht— (Mrs. C. F. Specht entertained at dinner Saturday evening In honor of her son, William, who leaves for the army Wednesday! Guests included Miss Fern Gisch, Private Melvin Miner of 'Fb'rt Leonard Wood, Missouri, First Lieut. Faris Miner of Randolph Field, Texas, Mrs. F. E. KutzH of Miles, arid Mrs. A. C. Hoorneman -of Preston. Birthdays Observed— Mrs. .Ed Hagg entertained several women Friday afternoon in honor of the birthdays of Mrs. A. A. Sterling, Mrs, J. D. Burns and Evelyn Cady. Those present were Mrs. Carl Haugen, Mrs. Hugh Post, Mrs. Lee Passmore, Mrs Bruce Sandberg, Mrs. Roy Hutzell, Genevleve Sterling, and the guests of honor. Mrs. KInnip is Hostess— Mrs. Walter * Klamp entertained several women at her home Saturday afternoon. Those present were Mrs. Ruth Kinteigh, Mrs. Ei. J. Gilmore, Mrs. Edwin Blumer and Mrs. J. C. Buthmair. •Dorcas Society to Meet— * The Dorcas society of the First Lutheran church will meet Thursday afternoon'at the parsonage with Mrs. F. Wolcott and Mrs. E. K. Nelson as hostesses. EAGLE TOWNSHIP FARMER, PASSES flwea-Eagle: rfohn A. Llndblom, a pioneer settler of Eaglg township, passed away Saturday night, Aug. 8 at his home in St. tPaul, Minn., tic the age of 84. lie waa born In West- manland, Sweden, Jan. 12, 1848 and came to the tJnlted States .with his w,s tWo ( sons its 1883 Irt the Weal SeandtftJiVlaft migration und,er Captain Jehsaft.' LatiSf he j«ifelia'|i? ed land nedr ^oose .Lake,, Jfyigle township where he -farmed ufttll 1916 when he ,aftd fits wife retired frdm farming,, And iwdve'd to, St, Paul, Minn, Funeral services Were held*at the Swea City Baptist church Wednesday Afternoon, Rev. S. A. Anderson In charge. Burial was In the family lot in Swea tdwttship.cemejtery beside his wife, Emma Christina," wht> died In 192?. Three daughters pre< ceded him In death. Bight chfld- tfeft'fS &• teffl^---- ^~ ion] Seftttt' Anna . arid Joieph Llftdbtom, Ar SlirtM Lindbldni i arid MM., Davi Smith .df Mttfieapblls, And Myrtle Llndblom W Washington, D,a «w tot'two named were «»»£'« tb *£ here foif the funeral. Othenf fte«f relatives attending wisrfe Mrs. Aleck Undblom arid daughter, Mrs. Selbtt and Mrs. John Meyer, BANCROFT GIRL, MILDRED CAYLER, INJURED IN CALIFORNIA AUTO SPILL •Bancroft: Word was received here last Monday of an automobile accident in California in which Mildred Cayler, daughter of Mrs. Anna Cayler, of Bancroft, was seriously injured. Miss Cayler was riding in a car when it was struck by another auto. She suffered .a broken shoulder and a brain concussion. She left Bancroft for California the first of the year and has been staying with her sisters and going to -Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Koppen are the parents of a daughter born on Friday morning. Reuben, Agnes, Rannah Olson and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Pranks' spent Sunday of last week at Lake Okoboji. iMrs. Elmer Keller and Janet spent a few days last week visiting at the Alfred Ditsworth and Jake Keller homes. Tommy, Billy and Jimmy Egan, Don and Jim Welp are spending this week at Camp Lady of the Lake at Lake Okoboji. (Donnie Carr is visiting at the parental Allen Carr home. He is stationed at the Naval Training station at Great Lakes. Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Ford are the parents of a daughter born Sunday noon. Miss Calista Elsbecker is taking care of Mrs. Ford and daughter, A miscellaneous shower was held last Sunday afternoon in the Legion rooms, honoring Mrs. Harry Pease of Fort Dodge, the former Betty Dudding. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Beane ind family of Dakota City spent Sunday visiting with friends. Mr Seane was coach at the Bancrof uiblic school last year. Mrs. J. H. Menke and sons, Francis and Eddie and Regina Bc-rens spent a few days visiting at the Don Blair home and with Inez Menke at Omaha, Nebr., last week. Mr. and Mrs. Neli Garry and daughter, Mary Ellen of Akron.O. were Sunday dinner guests of thi T. D. Garry family. Mr. Garry has recently been transferred to Rich mond, Va. Miss Collette Kockler, presiden of the American Legion Auxiliary of. Bancroft, has been elected a delegate to the state convention on August 20 and 21 at Hotel For Des Moines. Wednesday and Thursday visit ors at the Albert McCarthy horn were Rev. Justine Kress of Waver ly and Mrs. Charles Kress of Du buque. Mr. Kress is a sister o Mrs. McCarthy. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Ostwinkl and family of Des Moines and Mrs Lawrence Walsh of Pavenpor spent last week visiting at the par ental H. J. Deitering home an with other relatives. Mrs. Bridget Quinn and family 9ntertained Mr. and Mrs. Thomas rendergast of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gibson and family of Buffalo Center and Mr. and Mrs. 3d Goche and family at dinner on Sunday. An Anderson family reunion was ield Sunday at Ringsted. Those ttending from Bancroft were: Jens Anderson, Chris Anderson, Mr. and .Irs. August Meyer and George Anerson. The reunion was in honor f the seventieth birthday of Jens Anderson. Bernice Lensing,' daughter of Mr. nd Mrs. Henry Lensing, GeraW Cennedy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kennedy of Armstrong, and Miss Cennedy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 3d Kennedy of Armstrong, had heir tonsils removed at the Wohn:e hospital Thursday. Bridge Plank The county board of supervisors will hold a sale of old bridge plank a quarter wile west of the ofl Black- Saturday afternoon tt To reasto toy ear, buy- BANCROFT GIRL MARRIED IN JULY Bancrfott: Miss Betty Duddiirg daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Dudding of Bancroft, ^nd Marvi Pease, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harr Pease, Fort. Dodge, were marric July 15. They are living In For Dodge where the bridegroom employed a& WJe, guard ming iaptruxstor at the iwimraing pool. The brjdfi formerly UY8(|jK Ban croft and gradated frojp $>e local bigh school in 1938. ah>,comple ed a beaubr course from the Dodge Beauty academy In —' Use Our Lay Away Plan! • . * ^ • SELECT YOUR WINTER COAT NOW We have our stock of winter coats because we bought them early—we;now advise that you do as we did and assume yourself of-getting a coat that,is made from good material, The coats are lovely and inexpensive. With and without fur. Bo'th casual anld dress coats. Sldlectsjiow and with a small deposit it can be laid aWay. Then your coat will be here when you want it. Visit Our Booth In the Floral Hall \ Complete Line of Electric Appliances - _ - * * V •' And Fixtures We have the largest stock of electrical appliances and fixtures in Iowa. And our repair shop backs up every appliance we sell. See You At The Fair Aug. 22 - 26 PRATT ELECTRIC Universal Washers Westinghouse and General Electric: ' Toasters Coffee Makers Waffle Makers Roasters Hot Plates Heating Fads Mix-Master and , Hamilton Beach Food Mixers Phone 170 ; PICKLING and CANNING For many years we have specialized on Spices. We carry them in Bulk and car- s.ry many that are hard to get elsewhere. BUY BULK SPICES --They Are Fresher--They Are Better » No Adulterants. And You Need Not Buy More Than You Want. PICKLING AND CANNING SEASON IS HEtfE, Ypu will want spices, Youcanfind them here and at reasonable prices. See the list below. Seeds Celery Caraway Cardamon Anise Powdeis v Wholespice WMte Mustard Black Mustard Bed Peeper Ginger Cinnamon Curry Tiwneric /Mustard Alum Mixed Spices, Ginger Root ' Cinnamon Bark Cinnamon Buds dloves ' Mace Allspice Nutmegs ' , Mrs. Prices Canning Compound FOE CORN B!AJ«3, ETO TBH Q|*P llJIMBIiE YOII FOE CORN, B!AJ«3, ETO, TBH Q|*P HAVE USBD FOR - « Try Our Spice Department T-

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