The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 22, 1942 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 22, 1942
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VANROEKEL HEADS COUNTY COUNCIL, TEACHER GROUP First Meet Here Last Thursday Night; Elect Delegates to Iowa State Teachers Meeting lAt the first meeting of the recently Organized Kossuth Co. Council of Education held here Thursday night in the high school auditorium officers were selected as follows: president, B. H. VanRoekel, Algona; vice president, Mrs. Mary Oesterretcher, Titonka; secretary- treasurer, Miss Fidelia Skow, deputy superintendent. Executive Committee An executive committee was also selected. The county superintendent, A, E5. Laurltzen, and the officers are ex-offlclo members of the board and added to this list was Miss Violet Knutsen, Swea Cty, and Miss yDonna Dooley, Cresco No. 4. In the years past the council has met on the third Thursday of the month. This was changed by action of the council to the first Wednesday in each month. County Agent Brown Talks to Seneca Farm Bureau Group Seneca: The Seneca farm bureau met Tuesday evening, Sept. 15, at the Mervin Widde home with Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Voigt and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brown as hosts and hostesses. The program consisted of a talk by County Agent Brown. He spoke on plans for 4-H Market Litter Day and other topics of Inter est In the Farm Bureau Program. Kenneth Voig't. saitg "God Bless America." Cow Tester Xhn Sc.'otl spoke on the importance of a-good fall pasture for dairy cows and discussed the importance of good feed)Ing. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Osborn will en tertain the group for the October meeting. (Farm Bureau members present were Me'ssrs. and Mesdames Fred Brown, Millen Jensen, Clarence Osborn, Henry Looft, Roy Osborn and Charles Osborn, John Scott, Mrs. Earl Crouch and County Agent and Mrs. A. L. Brown, Algona. UNION TOWNSHIP SOLDIER MARCHES When 300 of America's crack troops played their way through the heart of London Wednesday, September 2, one of the 300 war Ray Walker, sore of Mr. and Mrs Arch Walker, Union township. II is the flrst time London has seen the Americans in full dress and marching form. The London Daily Mirror printed extensive stories and features as well as pictures of the parade. And the paper said: "Lor> don crowds are silent and undemonstrative as a rule. They take time to get warmed up. But a the boys started out for Grosveno Square someone shouted. "Let* give them a cheer," and it caugh on right along the line. There wer men of all types, from the forests the plain and the cities. Thes were brothers of the men who ar taking back the Solomon Islands wiping out the Japanese. Like ou own troops, the Americans are 1m patient for action." KOSSUTH RURAL TEACHERS ELECT STATE DELEGATES The executive committee of the Kossuth Rural Teachers Association met Thursday evening; following: the mealing' of the County Council In the high school auditorium in Algona. The meeting was called to select a delegate to the rural section of the Iowa State Teachers convention to be held in Des Molncs early irr November. Donna Dpolcy the Choice The county group U entitled to three delegates. The 1 two delegates selected last year were Dorothy McNeil, Algona, and Helen Sohultz Irvington, will serve, and the new delegate selected was Miss Donna Dooley, city. Mrs Mary. Oester- reicheir, Titonka, was selected clele- gate-at-large from the North Cen- tjrlaH 'ddstiiicV ^jlterMtes ichosem were Helen Leigh, Irvington, Lucille Calhoun and Clara Shilts, Algona. wvw^^ Plymouth Owners ATTENTION We have a gocVd stock of Plymouth replacement parts, also trained Plymouth, service men. Hoenk Motor Service Phone 391 West of Court House • WWUVWYYWS Tuesday, September 22 War Bond Buyers' Day—Free Theatre Ticket wth Every Bond Bought at the Theatre Today! Sc)e| Local Homecoming; of Ace American Pilot 'BUI Reed of Marton, Iowa, in the News Reel TutesfOay and Wednesday., Bill Shot Down and destroyed a number of Jap planes. Wednesday and lihursday, Sept, 23-24 NEVER ANYTHING LIKE IT BEFORE/ RND HIGH SCHOOL C1B13-AT 2 arcd 7 P. M. , fft VJW K SHOW STARTS PROMPT AND HIGH SCHOOL EOYS— AT u P. M. TICKETS 6U SJ, AFTER 7 PJ4 c^^, NOT aiTABLEfORGMDE {CHOOL KIDDW..NUIKEJffAU. MOWS/ H RlptThe VefrOff Airtex fecrecies Friday i>.nd Saturday, Sept. 25-20 Big Double —Feature Three Way Show SENECA WOMAN. 79 OBSERVES BIRTH ANNIVERSARY Seneca: Mrs. Annie Swan ob served her 79th birthday annivers ary last Wednesday, Sept. 16. In honor of the occasion neighbors am" friends dropped in at her home am spent the afternoon with her, Th> entertainment consisted of group singing and the reading of a poem by Mrs. Albert Cody. Mrs. Swai was the recipient of several flni birthday remembrances after whicl refreshments were served. Mrs Swan, who makes her home with her son, DeVard, has not been eh joying the best of health recentlj due mostly to heart trouble. iGuests included Mesdames Al bert Cody, Jens Peterson, Sheldon Merrill, Ray Hartshorn, Ralph Campbell, J. W. Bollig and Emma Peterson. .SWEET REWARD-* Mt. Pleasant, Tettn.: Wide smiles and cake, too, were part of the celebration at Victor Chemical Works, her^, this month as the coveted Army-Na,v|y"K" for high achievement in the production of war equipment was awarded to the company. In this particular Instance EllSe'-Rlchardson helps worker ,Lex HutcJiesoni to a big slice of "E v cake baked especially for the occasion. The company produces elementary phosphorus that is used for smoke bombs armored steel plate, Incendiary bombs, certain hand grenades, tracer bullets, etc. CERTIFICATE TO RED CROSS CLASS AT BURTRECENTLY Burt: The following women recently received certificates for having completed a Red Cross home nursing course, the Mesdames Fret it as it was on the card, but Gordon Parsons, G. E. Brace, I. W. Hansen Fred Habeger, Elmer Larson, W. B Officer, Don Mitchell, G. J. F. Vogel C. W. Reynolds, A. F. Carter, Karl Anderson and Gladys Speicher and Lucille Wenthe. Those receiving First Aid course certificates were Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Schenck, Helen Schwietert,' Karl Anderson, M. M. Chipman, W. B. Officer, Art Mitchell, Mrs. G. J. F. Vogel and Lurena Wessel. G. BUTTERFIELD, SWEA CITY, HURT WHEN TEAM BOLTS Swea City:i Geo. Butterfield, Jr., received two broken ribs and a prained shoulder last Wednesday afternoon. He was thrown from a oad of corn, when a team ran iway at the"Walter Engstrom farm during silo filling. Geo. Kockler, who was driving .he taem and who was also thrown out, escaped with a few scratches. SENECA 4-H STARS SELECT OFFICERS Seneca: The Seneca Stars- 4-H isld a special meeting at the Seneca school Wednesday afternoon and elected officers for the coming year. Election resulted as follows: president, Marjorie Moore; vice ^resident, Donna Jean Cody; secre- .ary, LaVaunne Bailey; treasurer, T;an Wilberg; historian, Mary Pat- :crson; reporter, Melva Swan; club photographer, Donna Classen. Mrs. Clarence Osborn resigned as =lub leader and Mrs. Henry Looft was asked to take her place. A community 4-H club program was yil aimed for the early part of October. Donna Classen will be the hostess to the club on October 10. The Seneca Larlics' Aid will meet 'Thursday, Sept. 24 at the home of Mrs. Peter Thorson at Ringsted id with Mrs. August Nelson as assistant hostess. Mrs. Jennie Jensen will be program leader, continuing i-eading of "Our Lutheran Heritage." frhere was a fair attendance at the election of AAA committeemen at Seneca Friday evening. The following committeemen were electnd: chairman, Joe Crowley; vice chairman, Julius Bollig; committeeman, Frank Meyer; first alternate, Virgil Moore; second alternate, J. II. Jinsen. Joe Crowley was elecf- ed to the county convention and Julius Bollig was elected alternate. Hospital News General Hospital .September 13—Mrs. Arthur Maas ; ^uVerne, medical. September 17—Donna Mae Rentz, \lstona, surgical. iSeptember 18—Mrs. Gail Hakes, \lgona, girl. September 20—Mrs. Cecil Noll, of Corwith, girl. Kossuth Hospital September 15—Mrs. John HuS, of Wesley, boy; Mrs. John HaLsman,, Ledyard, boy; Mra. J. G. Clapsaddle, Burt, medical. September 16—Mrs. Michael Long, Burt, girl. September 17—Del Clopton, Algona, medical; Joe Wibben, Titonka, medical; Mrs. Walt Hall, Algona, girj; Gary Godden, Bancroft, medical. September 19—Mrs. Jennie Kerr, Algona, medical; David Lee Passmore, Algona, medical; Emil Arndorfer, St. Benedict, accident. September 20—Howard Rietveld, Kanawha, medical. iSeptember 21—Wm. Stadtlander, Belmond, accident. JERSEY CRASHES SOCIETY—New York City: After tying up traffic while strolling through the city, Elsie,, the glamour cow, and her son Victory arrived at the American Jersey Cattle Club where the two animals are shown being "questioned" by Margaret Baan. After being registered the youngster was sent out with the 1,000 Victory bulls going to as many select dairy farms. These are the rst animals to ever cross the threshold .of this seventy-four year old club, although nearly two million Jerseys have been registered here. N QUOTES Mrs. Kalin Honored— Mrs. Robert E. Kain, who left for DeKalb, Illinois, Monday, to make her home, was guest of honor at several -farewell parties recently. Mrs. W. H. Godden and Miss Josie MoEvoy were hostesses at the God den home with a dessert bridge party. Three tables were in play with prizes going to Julia McEnroe, Chris Wernert and Mary Biggins. Mrs. Kain was presented with a gift. Wednesday afternoon Mjsses 3arrie and Chris Wernert enter- :ained 12 women at a dessert luncheon and handkerchief shower ir ler honor. Bridgie formed the af- ;ernoort'a diversion with defense stamps going to Mrs. Lyle Reynolds and Mary Biggins, Thursday evening, members of he card club to which Mrs. Kain .vas a member, surprised her at ler home. The evening was spent nformally after which refreshments were served. Thie honoree was presented with gifts. Myrna Zeigktr a Bride— Myrna Zeigler, daughter of Fred Zeigler, became the bride of Robert Simpson, son of Mr. and Mrs. 3. H. Simpson, Sunday at Albert Lea,, Minnesota, in a single ring ceremony. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Miller. The Dride was attired in a dusty rose wool jersey street length dress with Drowrr accessories and wore a corsage of pink roses. Her attendant wore a brown street length dress and a corsage of talisman roses. The groom is a graduate of the Grinnell high school and Is now employed in the office of the Pioneer Hibred Co. The new Mrs. Simpson graduated from the Algona high school in 1938 and was employed at the court house for a time. For the past year she has been employed at the local telephone office. Mr. and Mrs. Simpson will make their home at the Brown lOlll'tS. \Voil at Fairmont— (Helen Kuhn Brickner and Dallas J. Klein were married Monday at Fairmont, Minnesota, by the Rev. W. A. Korphage in the Methodist parsonage at eleven a. m. The bride wore an aqua gabardine suede suit with black accessories and her flowers were yellow tea roses ami daisies. Mrs, Klein is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Kuhn and Mr. Klein is the son of Mrs. Florence Klein of Burt. They will be at home at 311 East Kennedy. Married August 31— Word has been received here of the recent marriage of Iris Ashing Wooster, formerly of Algona, to Fred McGee of Storm Lake. The marriage took place August 31, and they are now living at Ames. Mr. McGee is the former manager of the J C. Penney store at Storm Lake. Mrs. McGee is the daughter of Mr and Mrs. Ira Ashing. Custodians to Meet — Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Potter entertained the members of the Kossuth Custodians' Association Friday evening at their home. Five couples were present The next meeting will be held at Grant Center, Oct. 10, with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gerberdlng as host and hostess. Election of officers will be held at this time. Wesleyan Guild Convention- There was a district convention of the Wesleyaw Service Guild on Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church. Sixty people \yeire pyegent representing si* towns.' MJss J^s- sie Walkait, who recwjtly retu/ned from China, spoke to £p gfeup. ". .-^A, V ..'.*-• ^JifiJ^vt.',• The local guild served tea at the close of, the meeting. Mrs. Peterson Honored— Mrs. A. L. Peterson was guest of honor Friday at the home of Mrs. W. K. Ferguson at a one o'clock luncheon. Mrs. H. E Rist acted as assisting hostesses. Mrs. Peterson will' leave soon for her home in .Hollywood, California, after spending the summer here with relatives and friends. • Surprise Party at Haugen's— (Mrs. Carl -Haugen was guest of honor Friday afternoon at her home at a surprise birthday party. Those present were Mrs. Elsie Cady and daughter, Evelyn, Mrs. EJd Hagg, Mrs. Ralph Donovan, Mrs. Roy Hutzell, Mrs. Hugh Post and Mrs. A. A. Sterling. Royal Neighbors atx Potters— Mrs. B. H. Potter will -be hostess to the members of the Royal Neighbors club this afternoon (Tuesday) at her home. Assisting hostess will be Mrs. Katie Coleman. Following the business meeting bridge will be played with defense stamps given as prizes. Trinity Group to Meet— The Young People's meeting of the Trinity Lutheran church will be held Thursday evening at eight o'clock instead of at the time previously announced. Helen Baas and Julius Baas will have charge of the entertainment and refreshments. Bel Canto to Meet— The Bel Canto club will meet on Wednesday afternoon at the hotel for a one o'clock luncheon for the flrst meeting of the year. Included on the program will be a violin solo by Mrs. C, A. Phillips and an autobiography given by Mrs. B. L. Palmer. Sorority to Meet— Phyllis Parsons will be hostess to the Alpha Psi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi this evening (Tuesday) at her home. The group will partake in bandage rolling in one of the offices above the S. and L. store Wednesday evening. Rebekfl^h Meeting— There will be a regular meeting pf the Rekebah lodge Tuesday eve- ing at eight o'clock at the lod^e rooms. *~ * ', l4 " ^* ' *"* J *- r i ^ " * -^ ' '' if 7¥f f < * .Nm£rv - i ~P?> •ViwJi ^ ff^f" V f . FROMDI COMES TO LAKOTA o fefe, bes M6Itie§, la Laker's n«# dodldf whd came last week Tuesday to take the place of Dt. R, L. Williams, who left recnty fof Ban- Diego • AntLihe navy. Dr. Pelz graduated from the State University of Bern, Switzerland,' and theft took post graduate work there for 'three years In surgical and internal medicine. Since doming to this country he spent two years as an interne arrd resident physician at the Methodist hospital in Dea 'Moirtea. Mrs. Pelz Is a graduate nurse from the same hospital in -'Des Molnes. , Before her marriage she was Kidna SVomlch, daughte^ 6f H. A. Fromleh of Buffalo Center. Dr. Pelz has leased DrV Williams office and Will take over the practice at once. TITONKA MEN TO DEFENSE JOBS IN /Titonka: Blll.Batt and his sons, Junior and Dick, and Miles Remlll- ard left Tuesday for the west to take defense jobs. Just where they would stop they Were not certain but expected It would be in Oregon or Washington. Bill did his last ibarbering Monday. • Miles resigned his job at the .Beed hardware store recently and took his family-to Sioux Rapids'where they will remain with 'Mrs. Remlllard's parents. Mrs. Batt and' the other children will remain here. Sodality Officers at St. John's, Bancroft, Installed Wednesday Bancroft: The new officers of St. John's high school sodality were officially installed last Wednesday afternoon by the Rev. J. H. Schulte. The ceremony took place before the altar of the Blessed Virgin. • Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament ended the ceremony. The newly- installed officers and committee chairmen are as follows: prefect, Eileen Lieurance; vice prefect, Edmund Walsh; secretary, Hhlen Schemmel; treasurer, Thomas Foth; Our Lady's Committee, -Elizabeth BURT HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES SELECT OFFICERS FOR YEAR Burt: The high school classes have elected officers as follows: seniors— Gerald Elmers, president; Joel Carter, vice president; Donna Jean Dutton, secretary-treasurer; Miss Bronn sponsor. Juniors—Ruth- Carter, president; Dorothy Stewart, vice president; Dean Kienltz, secretary-treasurer; Miss Schrader, sponsor. Sophomores—Williajn Boettcher, president; Gerald Riedel, vice president; Charles Officer, secretary- treasurer; Mr. Wlckett, sponsor. (Freshmen—Jo Arjn Chipman, president; Merrill Stott, vice president; Ke'nneith Patterson, epcre- tary-treasurer; Miss Baars, sponsor. YOU NO DOUiBT would like to have » new car. 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