The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 22, 1942 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 22, 1942
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SEVEN LUVERNE YOUNG PEOPLE ATTENDING AMES (LuVerne: Lawrence Marty, older son of Mr. and Mrs. Bd Marty, went to Ames last week to begin a course at Iowa State College. This is his second year of college as he attended Western Union College at LeMars last year. Other LuVerne young people at Ames are Arlo Dehnert, Calvin Wadlelgh, Phil Merriam, Howard Swanson, Evelyn Weber and Jake Bram. IMr». F. I. Chapman,, Mrs. J. L. lilchty, Mrs. Irvin Chapman and Jennie Mason attended the fall rally of the north half of the Fort Bodge Presbyterlal at Lorre Rock last Tuesday. There was some 75 attending the meeting. The Presbyterian Ladles Association will meet Wednesday afternoon at the community hall with Mrs. Walter Engler and Marie Hunt hostesses. Mrs. Maggie Zentner has gone to Madison, Wis., to visit her son and family. Announcement has been made of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Midkijff at Iowa City on Aug. 33. Mrs. Midkik is the former Florence Barton. There is one other daughter in the family. Shirley Dimler is manager of the Barnette in Livermore while Mrs. Harry Clark is visitng relatives in Montana. Mrs. Carl Goetaeh was hctetess to the J. J. club Friday afternoon Recipes using Substitutes were given for roll call after which Mra» H. H. Lichty had charge of the afternoon program. •Doris Dehnert gave a review of Chevolier's "Drivin 1 Woman". Mrs. Lichty read an article on the history of the National Anthem and conducted some games. Miss Dehnert was a guest and Mrs. Richard Basham joined the club at this meeting. Mrs, Andy Nellson will be hostess at the next meet, ing. Edward Dehnert is now an assistant superintendent in the construction of an ordnance plant at Sidney, Neb. Mesdames H. H. Lichty, Vernon Stribley, C. W. Cote, Richard Basham shopped and visited friends in Fort Dodge Thursday. Lakota Garage Owner On West Defense Job Lakota: Hilmer Hanson, who has operated a service station here for several years and a few years ago built and up-to-date garage, has leased his ibuilding to Jerry Ukena and left this week for Washington where he will work In a defense plant for the duration. Jerry will continue to operate the service station and will use the rest of the building for his repair shop. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Miller and Mr. and Mrs. John Groh returned Tuesday from a fishing trip to northern Minnesota and Canada. Grand Opening of New Coast-to-Coast FURNITURE DEPARTMENT On Newly Constructed Balcony In Our Store LAMPS 1.95 ! 1.49 and Shade included Beautiful assortment of Table Lamps, pottery bases— FLOOR LAMPS— 4-Iight Aj! QC and special $3i«fw up Complete with beautiful shade S) Antique ivory finish t) Opalite glafcs reflector • Heavy base and reeded tubr , - f i 0 Direct and indirect lighting Combination end table for radio or general use. Our opening special— $2.98 END TABLE— A beautiful table, just what you need tftr that vacafit spot. $3.89 up «o $5.95 CHAIRS A style leader, designed, for comfort and style, with no-sag spring seat* soft-padded back, smart durable striped A QC niateriap (.... A beautiful rocker* Sturdy, hardwood frame high back, all padded. 9.95 HASSOCKS Hassocks for every room in y,our home. A big special for our grand opening— $1.49 $1.98 $3.95 Children's Dept. You must visit our Department* We will save you 20 to 86 per cent on your needs. We run this department without extra expense. Childrqn's high chairs, sturdy hard wood, utoll naUe $3.95 up to $5.95 Children's Training Chair* $2.98 Childrem'8 Play Pen* $6.49 Children's Metal Chairs $1.39 Step Ladder and Kitchen Chair Combination, all colors to match your kitchen, A grand leader CO ftQ Friday and Saturday only CO AST-to-CO AST JOE BLOOM LIVERMORE GIRL MARRIES SOLDIER IN CALIFORNIA Livermore: Faith Raney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Raney, now of Beverly Hills, California, was married Sunday, Sept. 6 to Private John 'Ross, Brunswick, Maine, now stationed at Burbank, Calif., by Chaplain Cheatham. They were 'attended by Miss Babe Larken and Sergeant Ogleby. Lieutenant Bennett gave the 'bride in marriage. The bride wore a blue suit with gold accessories and carried a bouquet of red roses and gardenias. The brides- malde wore a brown suit with .brown accessories and carried an orchid corsage. 'After the ceremony the wedding party went to the Bagshaw residence vhere the 'bride is employed, for cake and coffee. The newy-marrled couple left for a wedding trip for a visit wth friends and realtlves at Santa Barbara and Pomona, Calif. The bride will continue to work at the Bagshaw residence. Miss Dolly Holgate, the housekeeper at the Catholic parsonage, left Sunday for Waterloo. Sam Cockrill left Wednesday afternoon for Ames where he will attend Iowa State College. Virgil Behounek left last Monday for Ames where he will continue his studies at Iowa State College. Ray Phillips, who recently underwent an operation at the Mercy hospital In Fort Dodge is again able to be on the streets. Mrs. Frank Hoffman spent several days last week in Algona help- Ing care for her mother, Mrs. Gottlieb Gronbach, who Is ill. Mrs. Anna McBreen, Mrs. Rose Nelson, Margaret and James Ma- Breen visited Sunday at the Clarence Nelson home near Wesley and helfi ed.him celebrate his birthday. The Walther League of the Luth eran church met at the home 6f Rev. Schaeffer last Tuesday eveniffg. After the business meeting And let- son a social evening was spent., Miss Delores Brpeldlng left last week for a visit with friends in California. She is a niece of Mrs. Lena Fuhrmann and has been employed on her farm if or the past few months. Mrs. Downey, who has been vis- ting her daughter, Mrs. Virgil SP- gr for -the past thre Weeks return* ed to her home in Gllfnore City. Her daughter, Mrs. Van (Alstine, came after her. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Logue and daughter, Joan and son, Donald and Frank Hoffman spent last Sunday in Amboy, Minn., with Mrs Logue's mother, Mrs. Josephine Johnson. "Wic men spent the day fishing., Mrs. M. Kettleman of Cleveland, O,, arrived Saturday for a visit with her sister, Mrs. August Paulson. On Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. Paulson and Mrs. Kettleman left for a short trip to the Black Hills. (Mrs. John Hauck entertained ftt dinner Sunday at her home in honor of the brthday of John Hauck and Ivan Teller. Those attending weie Mr. and Mrs. Charley Howard, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Howard and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Telller and ifamlly. Mrs. Louise Gronbach was hostess to the Jolly club at her home Monday afternoon. Bridge was the afternoon's entertainment. Guests other than members included Mrs. Marie Ketteman of Ceveland, O., Mrs. Mabel Paulson , Mrs. W. F. Johnson, Mrs. Rose Smith, Mrs. Ardis Hamm. High prize for the guests was won Dy Mrs. A. Hamm and consolation was received by Mrs. Rose Smith. Prizes for the club members were won by Mrs. Lucille Lenertz and Mrs. Anna Welter. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Gronbach at the! close of the afternoon. MUCH MOVING IN WHITTEMORE DURING THE WEEK Whlttemore: Mr. and Mrs. Glen McCleish moved in the William Reimers house, Mr. and Mrs. Reimers moved to Dundee, 111., last week and will make their future home there. Mike Besch, Jr., moved his family from Fenton to the M. McCuster house, vacated by Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Oliver. The Olivers moved into the flats over the Engesser billiard parlofj. Mrs. Herbert Potratz of Lotts Creek visited at the Arthur Heidenwith home in Whittemore Friday. Mrs. Peter Schumacher was call- PRESBYTERY IN FALL RALLY AT LONE ROCK, 15TH •Lone Rock: The Fort Dodge Pres- byterial society annual fall rally of the North Half was held at the Lone Rock church Tueday, Sept. 15th, starting at 10:15 a. m. with the theme, "For Such a Time as This." The following program was given: Registration, Mrs. N. L. Cotton; Opening service of orship, Mrs. Frank Geigel; panel discussion of the plan of organization for women in the Presbyterian Church of America, chairman, Mrs Fred Geige!; panel, Miss Fanney Howell, Mrs. K. J. McDonald, Mrs. Irvin Chapman and Mrs. Wm. Christenson; Hymns from the Hymnal, Mrs C. E. Sauer, assisted 'by Mrs C. Gutknecht; devotional opening session after a pot luck lunch at noon was in charge of Mrs. C. S. Whitehouse. The afternoon program consisted of: The Rim of the Caribbean; Our Secretaries' offering and announcements; On This Foundation, Mrs. R. R. Irvin; violin solo, Miss Lease eof one Rock; Quadrlennial Report and Spiritual Life Group, led by Mrs. W. W. Wilson. Seventy-one registered from the towns of Lakota, Spirit Lake, Algona, 'Lake City, Rockwell City, Livermore, Fort Dodge, Rodman, Estherville, Armstrong, LuVerne, West Bend, Burt, Plover and Lone Rock. Mrs 1 , Willam Helgespn: of Clarion came Friday and visited until Saturday at the Frederick Schultz home. •Bernard and Lucille Genrich and Jesse Blanchard, Jr.. returned ti Ames Frirfay to resum? their work at the Iowa State College. iKyrwood Quinn left for Carroll Monday for a few days' visit with his uncle, Father Robert Quinn before entering Iowa State College at Ames. Mr. an'i Jfrs. Jack Quir)h and children, Cletus and Brabara, took Marion Kerr to his home at Holland, Minn., Saturday. Mr. Kerr spent the summer at the Quinn home. The Band Mothers club met at the home of Mrs. Freld Genrich on Wednesday evening with Mrs. Harry Hobson assisting. The club will hold a food and bake sale Saturday evening, Sept. M. Grant News The young people's society met Tuesday evening at the Ely Quam home. Mrs. Al Zielske and Mrs. Glen Mino and family were visitors in Fairmont Thursday. Pvt. 'Walter Dunn has 'been transferred from Camp Robinson, Ar- Ipansas, to Camp Carson, Colo. R. A. Igou took his biology class on a tour and picnic Wednesday afternoon and evening at Birch Lake. At the AAA meeting held (Friday night at the shcoolhouse, A. M. Kollasch, Oscar Kelson and Richard Anderson were elected as commlt- teemen. (Friends received word that Mr. and Mrs. James Reynolds of Atlanta, Georgia, are the parents of a baby boy born Sept. 6. This is the couple's second child- Mrs. Reynolds is the former Dorothy Colwell. ed to Clarion Thursday on account of the death of., her father, Jacob Thull. Student Erwin Vaudt left last week for St. Louis^Mo., to resume his studies in the Concordia Seminary. , ; ' I (Francis Spilles, son of Mj. and Mrs. Frank Spilles is visiting at Park Rapids, Minn., with Mr, and Mrs. Oscar Polrot. George Schultz left Friday morning for Marion, S. D., where he will spend a week taking treatments at the Thieszen clinic. J>. W. Oswalt, is spending a ten day furlough with his family. Mr. Oswalt is stationed at the Naval Training Staton near Waukegan, 111. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Primising of Du'buque returned to their home on Friday after visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Simon J. Weber for several days. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt left San Diego, Calif., Thursday where they will visit with their son, Harold, who has been employed in the Consolidated Aircraft plant for the past year. Mrs. Catherine CCBrjen and her daughter, Catherine, 'accompanied by Mrs. Nell Farrell, are visiting Alma O'Brien, daughter of Mrs. O'Brien; in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for several weeks. A corn crib pn one of the.H. W. Geelan farms tenanted by Herman Voigt. was struck by 'lightning on Friday morning during the electrical storm doing considerable damage to the cupola and shingles. .Rev. and Mrs. W. H. Discher, accompanied by Melvin Schmidt, drove to Omaha, Neb., last week where Mr. Schmdt, a brother of Mrs. Discher, enterd the Army A(r Corp at Fort Crook, near Omaha. The members of the Lutheran Ladies Aid society held their regular meeting in the Lutheran school auditorium Thursday afternoon. After a brief business meeting the members voted that the society -invest another $300 in defense bonds. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kuecker spent Thursday and Friday visiting with Mr. and Mrs. John Bell at Mapleton, Minn., and with Mrs. Henry Bell, at Blue Earth, Minn. Saturday they were accompanied by Mr, and Mrs. Leonard Meyer and son, Gerald, to Ames, where they visited with the former's son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Kuecker. Mr. Kuecker is enjoying a week's vacation from the Whittemore Elevator Company. The Whittemore fire department was called to the farm two miles east of the Lotts Creek Lutheran church Friday morning to help fight the 'fire when the horse barn was struck .by lightning on the Gustav Krause farm near Fenton, tenanted by Arnold Meyer. Mr. Meyer was up and awake when the bolt hit and saw that it had struck the barn. He hurried out and got his horses and harnesses out before the fire reached the -part where the animals were. SEXTON CHURCH ACTtVITlESFOR WEEK ARE MANY Sexton: Mrs. John Flora enter* fained the Sexton woman's Society of Christian Service at her home Thursday afternoon. Roll call was answered by a "Bible verse containing the word "reward." Business meeting was conducted by Mrs. B. E5. Sanders, further plans were made for the'chicken supper and bazaar to be held on Thursday, Oct. 1. Lunch was served by the hostess assisted (by Mrs. Clarence Swe- dln. Mr. and Mrs W. C. Taylor arrived, home Wednesday from a visit with relatives at Charlton, Iowa. The children of the Sexton school posed for some, pictures taken .by A traveling photographer this past week. (Ktr. and Mrs. Lyle Alexander art the parents of a girl 'born on Sept. 9th. They now have a son and a daughter. Wallace Anderson has enlisted In the air corps and will report for duty. He has been operating D-X station here. Miss Alice Comp of WInterset Is visiting relatives here since Wednesday. She Is a niece of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven. Mrs. B. E. Sanders, Mrs. Drusilla Noble and Mrs. Herman Wise attended Friendship night at' the Masonic Temple Tuesday evening. (Leo Heinen recently sold his 40- acre farm to Soren Didricksen who was a former resident of Sexton. They live in Union township now. Mr. and Mrs. Cftar tftfy are imjttovlnir their buildings oft thelf farm home., Their house received ft new cdatWf .fetlnt; aftd foundation is toeing flxfedT J^ Mr*. S. & Saurider* recently 1 completed & hooked rug which (measured nine foot In length and two foot in width. She has worked on it during the past winter months and it makes an attractive hall rug in her home. The Sexton church builders class held its Monthly Meeting at the Os* cas Hammond home on Thursday evening. Business meeting was conducted by the president, Clarence Swedln. The class the < door m*t ftti'mSt SMA In* mittee laid ft Jtomfty at the eha|c» tte ti«ts mi jpiHWof *>**6tftW booth tt the bftM&r on Oct. 1 and Alt MiitMWutiohl win'ft* wek6»w. Mrs. Wtoe and Mr*. Hunt a*6 6A the committee. Lunch Was Wrvfd fey the hostess following a Mental 4ul* conducted (by MM. Hunt. ffhe •fourth quarterly conference df the sektoft church wafl neld on Wednesday afternoon, with Dr. J. tt Buthman In chafjft. Devotldns were led by Dr. Buthman, A financial report was given by the secretary, Merman Wise. New COM* Mittees were appointed for the new « JOWL an S«*» Si Ceopw Promoted Word received by Mr. and Clyde Cooper, Algona, afindimoe* that their aon, Ban & Cooper, ha» b«n promoted 16 a .•cdfpotalahip' , in the coast artillery, ltd 18 now stationed at- Fort Winfleld Scott San (Francisco, California, .««*-***•'. Algona Fedeia Savings & Loan «. | : Phone 65 Save Your Car's Life With D-X The Motor Fuel that LUBEICATES Upper,Cylinder parts Never has D-X been so Important to your car's engine as now, because it provides protection tq valves, pistons, rings, upper cylinder walls. In addition D-X delivers maximum mileage, power and anti-knock. There are hundreds of Gasolines, .but ONLY ONE D-X. The Cheapest Insurance You Can Buy—Diamond 760 Motor Oil Can "Takp It" JOHNSON'S D-X SERVICE 200 E. State There Is No Law-- * Against spending money to repair and keep •in repair you? home ajn)d other bujjldingsi. 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