The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 29, 1942 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 29, 1942
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I The Ataona UpMr D*s Motoes. AteMfc, Iowa, Setrt. W. 1&42 FORMER LAKOTA PARENTS HAVE 4 SONS IN SERVICE Lakota: Friends here of the Wll bur Nelson family, who lived In Hebron township for several years and who moved to Washington sev eral yeara ago, will be Interested In hearing from the boys. There were four boys in the famly at home then and all of them are !>n the service Ronald Is at Oremler Field, Manchester, New Hampshire; Russel Is In Aberdeen, Miryland; Lyle Is in Hawaii and Maynard is In the coast guard In the west. Ray Wirtjes of Lakota has been transferred to Fort Lew.'s, Washington. Harold Gingrich has also been transferred to Fort Lewis. Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Frye and daughters, Resells, and Mrs. Ernest Hennlng, were last week visitors at Mankato, Minn. The Methodist Women met at thr church last week Wednesday afternoon for a business meeting. The October 7th meeting will be a social event. Conley, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Smith, has been seriously il) •with throat trouble and w.Ml be confined to his bed for about two more weeks. Mrs. O. J. Rlppentrop fell at her home last week Tuesday evening and tore the ligaments loose in one arm, which she is now carrying in a sling. The Rev. and Mrs. N. F. Grote left last week Tuesday morning for Storm Lake to attend the annual Northwest Iowa Methodist conference. They returned Monday. Hannah Heetland, Lakota, accompanied th* Herbert Fursts o Algona to Dubuque a week ago Saturday where the Fursts visited their son, Kenneth, who Is attending the Unlverstty there. Hannah came home Thursday, Mesdames George Heetland, J. E. Smith, E. G. Sauer and I. Wortraan attended the annual fall mission rally of the north half of the Font Dodge Presbyterlal at Lone Rock. The Rev. E. G. Sauer attended the annual Presbytery at Algona last week. Mrs. George Heetland, local Legion Auxiliary president, attended a one o'clock luncheon at the home of the county president, Mrs. Hans C. Baago at Fenton last week Tuesday. The county presdent held a school of instruction for the unit presidents of the county. Oarlene Koppen of Lakota Wed in August [Lakota: Announcement was made ast week of the marriage of Darene Koppen, daughter of Mrs. Amelia Koppen, and Dr. Gel'«nfeldt in August 29th at International Falls, Minnesota. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Morrison, Alert Lea, Minn. The wedding took ilace in the Lutheran church wit the Rev. Rudolph Evans official ing. Darlene has been employed i the Heetland Coffee Shop but re signed her position last week. D GeMcnfeldt has been Lakota's vet erinarlan for more -than 10 years - Notice to Cut Weeds - It iq VjITALLY IMPORTANT that all tweeds be cut NOW along and on both sides of all County roads and private lanes. By so doing, 60% of snow drifts -will be eliminated from roads this coming winter. The County has a very limited supply of blades and other necessary repairs for snow removal machinery and can purchase no more for this year. Three of the County's largest and latest type maintainers are subject to draft for army construction work at a moment's notice. (Telegram on file). A few hours work now, mowing the weeds aflong roads bounding your property will be one of the best investments you can make against snow bound roads. Remember the Doctor may be called to your home, your children must arrive safely home from school, the mail must get through, provisions must be bought and remember further that YOU WHO DO COOPERATE with this request, are to be the FIRST ONES SERVED if and when heavy snows and drifts do occur. We, the Board of Supervisors and Trustees of Kossuth County, sincerely request that every person cooperate in this drive on weeds to save on our limited supplies of machinery and repairs. Signed: Board of Supervisors and Township Trustees. MISS BECKER, 7TH GRADE, SWEA CITY, WEDS LEMARS MAN Swea City: Miss Kathleen Beck er, who teaches 7th grade here was married Saturday to James Bogenrlef of LeMars, the Rev. Qol den Thompson of Western Union College officattag. Tuesday night a party was held for them by the school faculty al the home of Supt. A. H. Schueler Mr. and Mrs. Bogenrlef are both gratuates of Western Union College Mrs. Bogenrief will remain on the teaching staff; Mr. Bogenrlef has left for army duty. Mrs. Jennie MeCrary together with Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ms- Crary of Ventura, drove to Fort Snelllng a week ago Sunday to visit Lieut. Gerald Imbody. Mrs. Howard Hosier and her children were guests at the Ray Sperbeck home last week, before moving to Superior, Wisconsin, where Mr. Hosier is employed '.n a shipyard. (Mrs. Peter Ehlers entertained n group of friends, and relatives at her home Tuesday afternoon, the occasion being the 80th birthday of Mr. Ehlers. He received a number of gifts an da shower of 57 cards. Guests from out of town .'ncludecl Mrs. Wm. Dau, Mrs. Ben Ingebritson- and Mrs. G. E. Meyer of Algona, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Son!pull of Garner. Mrs, Wafburion H«ad Kowuth W, C, T. U. JUkata: Th« county W. 0. *ft convention was held «t the home Mrs. Margaret Waf&urtoft last wee Tuesday. The regular business o the organization was taken care o and the following officers elected president, Mrs. Margaret Warbur ton, Lakota; vice presdlent, Mr J. J. Anderson, Swea City; secretary, Miss Bell Purvis, Algona treasurer, Mfrs. freninle ' MeCrary Swea City. The women enjoyed pot luck dinner at noon. Mrs. John Heetland, Lakota, Operated upon Lakota: Mrs. John Heetland, wht has been ill for several weeks, was taken to the hospital at Buffal< Center, where she underwent an op oration last week Monday but was brought home Thursday and is un der the care of Dr. Pelz. Arletre Heetland Is in charge of the Cof fee Shop until her mother is wel enough to resume her duties. Lakota Boy Suffers Fracture of Arm Lakota: While playing football with some other boys last week itonday morning Billle, oldest son f Mr. and Mrs. Erman Hansen, broke his right arm near the wrist when he ran- into a truck parked on the street. He was taken to the hospital to Buffalo Center for x-ray and setting. AMY NELSON, WESLEY, MARRIED TO HERBERT WEBNER, FORT DODGE Wesley: Miss Amy Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Nelson was married to Herbert Webner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Webner of Garner, Sunday afternoon at 2:30 in the local Methodist church by Rev. J. A. Riggs. They were attended by the sister and-brother-in- law of the bride, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Brockman of Britt. The bride wore a navy blue two- piece silk dress with a flared pep- um jacket and white pleated lace collar and cuffs. The groom wore teal blue victory suit. Immediately following the ceremony a dessert luncheon was served at the lome of the bride's parents. The bridal party and guests were entertained at a seven o'clock dinner at the Daniel Webner home, ose who attended the wedding ivere the parents of the couple, and ~tta Lou Webner, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kinsella and family of Venura, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Schla- vin of Garner and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Webner of Des Moines. AThe bride graduated from the Vesley high school with the class of 1941 and for the past year has been employed at the Ben Franklin store at Britt. The groom received his education in the Garner school and since has assisted his father on their farm. He expects to report for army duty soon. W. J. FRIMML ELECTED LOCAL, AAA CHAIRMAN Wm. J. Frimml was elected chairman of the Wesley township AAA at its meeting recently. The other commltteemen elected were: Olaf Funnemark, Louis Boleneus, Joe Goetz, and Guy Dimond. Frimmlf was also elected delegate to the county meeting at Algona. 'Mrs. Jack Haverly will entertain her bridge club on Thursday, Oct. 8th. The Willing Workers met Ernest Hutchinscm with on the Mrs. 17th. A baby son was born Tuesday of last week to Mr. and Mrs. John Huff. -The Dorcas circle met Wednes- MBS. AUGUST STUDER HAD STUDY CLUB THURSDAY Mrs. August Studer entertained the .tudy Club Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Roy Kleinpeter conducted thfi lesson on "Importations and Exportations". Mrs. Studer, the Auxiliary, spoke on "Strategic Raw Materials." a guest. Mrs. Herman Studer was The club will meet with Mrs. A. M. Lease on Thursday, Oct. 8th. Mrs. George Aldrich will have the lesson and Mrs. Al Wagner will day, Sept. 23rd with Mrs. Chas. Kraus. •Many Wesley ifolks attended the Catholic chicken supper and bazaar at Corwith, Tuesday evening. Mrs. Sylvia Fritsch of Austin, Minn., spent the week end at her parental, Joe Hauptman, Sr., home. Walter Hall of Dayton, Ohio, visited his sisters, Misses De Etta and Leota Hall and his brother, Rodney last week. Mrs. John Hauptman submitted to a major operation in the Mercy hospital at Mason City Monday of last week. Ten neighboring priests assisted at the close of the 40 hour devotions Tuesday morning at St. Joseph's Catholic church. Mrs. L. L. Lease, secretary of the American Legion Auxiliary attended a school of instruction at Fenton Tuesday afternoon. (Edward, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Richter, entered the Iowa State Col- REV.S.O.SANDE, SENECA PASTOR, TO MINNEAPOLIS Seneca! Rev. and Mrs. s. O. Sfln« de have been feted at different homes In the community this past week. Since their household furnishings have been trucked to Minneapolis, where they will make their home after Oct. 1, they have been house guests at the Ole Johanh- sen home. On Monday, evening they were dnln-er guests at. the Henry Loofts, Tuesday evening they, together with the Otto Wllbergs, Olaf Micklesons and Kenneth Hal- versons were entertained at the A. E. Nelson home. On Wednesday they were guests at the John, Ju, Odey and Amey Cherlands. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Jensen- entertained them Wednesday noon from where they all attended the aid meeting at the Peter Thorson home in Rlngsted. They ' were Friday dinner guests at the Olaf Mickle- sons and Friday supper guests of the Jens Halversohs. They were entertained Saturday even-tag at he P. H. Jensen home at Fenton. Dn Sunday Rev. Sande preached his farewell sermon. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Nelson were riday supper -guests at the Jens lalverson home. Mr. and Mrs. Mlllen Jensen spent Friday at the George Jensen home west of Ringsted where they help- d them with silo filling. Mr. and Mrs. James Doocy and amily were- last Sunday dinner uests at the Claussen home near >wea City. Mrs. 'Claussen and •Irs. Doocy are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Looft and ons were last Sunday evening callers at the 1 'Lester Osborn homo, where (they helped the latter observe his birthday annversary. Mrs. Mervin Wlddle was hostess to circle 4 of the W. S. C. S. at her home Friday afternoon with Mrs. C. C. Voigt assistant hostess. The lesson was from "The Seed and the Soil". Mrs. Rex Wolfe had charge of devotions. Ole Johannsen was the honored guest at a surprise birthday party Thursday evening at his home, it be!-ng his 78th birthday anniversary. Guests included Rev. and Mrs. S. O. Sande, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Presthus and family, Bancroft; the Lawrence, John and Fred Johann- sens, the Martin Wllbergs and the Henry Loofts. Rev. Sande expressed words of congratulations after which refreshments were served. (Several S,eneca families took part in the Horse Show and Trail Ride in connection with the Bond sale day at firthlfvlll* Monday. A*h6hg them were the Jofift tt&Ueey*, Leilet JohWttnl and Mlllftft Jensen*. Ifti. t*«tet Jensen pl«ed flrtt In thi NffcUetl h6r«e Ihow'artd Mlllen Jensen took first in the 8-talted harm etui, Other fisthervllle cail- ert the lame days were the Otto Wllbergs and Rev, and Mr*. 8. O. sande. SEXTON NEWS Rev. J. A. Rlggs left Tuesday to attend the annual northwest Iowa Methodist conference at Storm Lake. Jack Frost found many flower and vegetable gardeners unprepared the other night. There was a rush to cover plants and gather perishable vegetable* and ftlfp fttftflf* fclllfa plants for th* houit; ' /Hie d«*tdft church . World Right sund*.y on Oct. 4th. communion till t» given arid All friend* and members aft Invited to come. These servltfe* wilt be held in all chufche* on Oct. 4th. On Oct. ilth, patriotic services will be held at the church In,rec6gnlt'on of our local church boys who hftve left tor the armed service. Alt par* ents of these boys and friends are Invited to attend, The Sexton Woman's Society of Christian Service will sponsor A chicken supper and bazaar at the Sexton hall on Thursday, Oct. 1. Supper will begin at 6:60. The Sexton Church Builders are having a Vegetable booth. A fish pond for (those Who enjoy fishing Will also be had. A nice variety of needlework will be on display to be vited t6 ftfedtt* ft* RUMMAGE SALE The ladies of the Presbyter- Ian church will hold their fail rummage sale Saturday, October 3, at Kent's Oarage. 9!00 *. m. to 9:00 p. m. J It is Easy to Own an OP A 3RIEF STUDY of the table on the right will show you how easily you may become the owner of a fine Opportunity Farm. ' After the down' payment has been made, you figure 6% yearly on the balance. This sum is payable each year-ahd it covers both interest and payment on the principal. Opportunity Farms are teal values recognized by experienced farmers who know farms. Proof of this lies in the fact that thousands who have bought Opportunity Farms are paying the balance they owe faster than their contracts require, and are doing so out of current earnings. The ability to purchase farms on such favorable terms may not always be available. Why wait longer to own the farm you have always .wanted? Consult your Opportunity Farm agent today . '. . and see how easily you can share in these excellent farm values. WHAT IS AN OPPORTUNITY FARM? • ^1 An Opportunity Farm, to earn that JBj^lk name, must have adequate, sound, Smm\\/ well -pointed, weather- tlftht bulld- Mtf£-&' <n ft s i Improved soil, with good draln- -IPlBl Jl— attc. and ejcocrtlv nlnnno.l rrop m. • •I 1 1 tutloii. kveryfurm ii a faine concern. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company • For Iowa and Nebraska Farms R. E. JENKINS Room 425 1 Carver Building, Fort Dodge, IOWA PORTUNITY FARM! ILLUSTRATION i If you purchased a $5000 farm and paid $1000 down, the yearly payments on the balsnco'of $4000 wou! J be $240. YEAK 1 2 3 4 * 5 6 •««,— 21 22 23 24 25 25 FAYMEXT3 ON INTEREST $180.00 177.33 174.43 171.53 168.45 165.23 o^arxL $ C2."3 65.52 68.47 71.55 74.77 "* t/.vpx;n CXLAJVCE 53040.00 C877.30 3811.78 3743.31 3671.76 3596.99 95.30 88.73 81.93 74.C7 C7.44 59.67 / 144.70 151.21 158.02 165.13 172.56 180.33 1973.01 1821.80 1663.78 1498.65 1326.09 1145.70 •J CO-OPERATION OF REAL ESTATE BROKERS WELCOMED '" Awards Get entry at any of places listed below, each week. Fill In your guessed. Mail to Upper Des Moines or 'turn In at place you got card. Entries must be in Upper Des Moines office by 11 a. m. each Saturday. Ire cases of tjjes, duplicate awards will be given. First prize, credit award of $3; second prize, credit award of $2; third prize, year's subscription; fourth prize, nine months' subscription; fifth, six months,'' subscription. THIS WEEK'S GAMES-nENTEY CARDS AT FIRMS BELOW Michigan State at Michigan Great Lakes at Iowa U. Barker s Drug ALGONA Smoke Shop ALGONA Iowa Cadets at Minnesota Indiana at Ohio State Barry's Recreation ALGONA K. 0. James, Drugs ALGONA Marquette at Wisconsin Georgia Tech. at Notre Dame ZENDER'S ALGONA Kohlhaas Hdwe. ALGONA Iowa State at Nebraska. lege at Amea last week. He is taking an engineering course. The Catholic Missionary society will meet Tuesday, Oct. 6th. Mrs. Norbert Hilbert and Mrs. Lawrence Glleden will -be hostesses. Mrs. Lawrence Smith will entertain her 500 club Thursday. Mrs. Leonard Arndorfer will be hostess to her bridge club Thursday. IDr. and Mrs. R. K. Richardson spent several days last week visiting their relatives at Blooming Prairie and other points in Minnesota." Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Richtsmci- er of Iowa Falls visited several days last week at the A. N. Richtsmeier home and with other relatives. Joe Schuller, who submitted to a major operation at the Mercy hospital In Fort Dodge, has been brought home where he is recuperating. Guy M. Butts, Henry and Olaf chilly ones, fishing a vDb|t-nfl Funneniark spent several days, chilly ones, fishing In northern Minnesota. A group of friends pleasantly surprised Mrs Sam Alne on her I birthday Thursday afternoon. The ' self-invited guests served a delicious luncheon. The Priscllla Phoebe society will meet Wednesday afternoon, October 30th with Mrs. Guy Dimond. Mrs. Henry Swan-son will be assistant hostess. A corn crib on the A. A. Studer farm tenanted by Mr. and Mrs, Leonard Arndorfer -Is being torn down and a new 3000 bushel crib will be built. Frank Kouba, Jr., returned on Thursday from a chilly fishing trip to northern Minnesota. He was accompanied by a friends from Cottonwood, Minn. (Mr. and Mrs. Ben Felt and their daughter, Mrs. Nina Mae Ranck, eft Saturday for Rockledge, Florida, where they have spent the winter months for a number of years. Michael Schrauth, son of Mr* Victor Schrauth of Illinois is atay- rtg with his aunt and uncle, Mr. and «rs. Ben Schrauth and attending high school here. He is a sophomore. (Rev. J. A. Riggs, pastor of the ocal (Hfethodist church, left last week to attend the Methodist con- erence at Storm Lake Mrs. Thern Hansen, a delegate, went on ""riday. /Father Linus Eiaenbacher of Fort >odge accompanied by his parents Mr. and Mrs. t A. EJsenbacher, drove to St. James, Minn.. Monday of last week to vtett Mr«. Kate Eisenbacher, who is critically III. Mrs. Neil Gary, her daughter, Mary Ellen and her sister, Anna Richter, left last week for Richmond, Virginia, where they will make their home. Mr. Gary Is employed by the Firestone Tire Gp_ and Ann will enter a comptometer school. 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