The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 29, 1942 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 29, 1942
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file Algona, ITppw Pes Moines, Algona, Iowa, fl^pt. 29,1942 SACRED HEART AT IMRMORE HOLDS DEVOTION HOURS Livewnore: Thirteen hours' devotion were held at the Sacred Heart church Sunday, Sept. 20, The devo- ttens opened with high mass at «lght o'clock, and adoration of Our Lord continued'throughout the day. .'The devotions closed with Holy Hour at eight o'clock., The sermon In the evening was delivered by leather 1* J. McCoy of Ayrshire. Other priests assisting with the services were Father Fltzpatrlck of Humbdldt, Father Theobold of St. Joe arid Father Sweeney of Algona. On Monday morning, Sept. 21, the men and boys In the congregation attended mass and offered communion for the boys of the congregation who are serving In the armed forces. (Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Gronbach are enjoying a trip to the Black Hills. There were no services Sunday at the Methodist Church as'the pastor was attending conference at Storm Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jones ol , Buffalo Center visited Sunday with her sons, Dale and Fred Falb and her sister, Mrs. Bertha Carroll. {Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler and fam- of South Dakota are visiting the John Hohenberger home. Mrs. Wheeler Is a sister to Mr. Hohenberger. Mrs. Marie Hanson entertained the Friendly sewing club at her home Tuesday afternoon. The afternoon was spent in sewing for the hostess after which refreshments were enjoyed. The Woman's Society of Christian Servi'ce of the Methodist church met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Josephine Hiser- •odt. Mrs. Archie Wilson was in charge of the lesson on the Church Magazine articles. A 15-cent lunch was served by Mrs. Hlserodt. The file bell rang Wednesday morning when it was discovered that the steel building next to the supply tanks of the Texas Oil Co. caught fire. It is thought that a spark from the motor In the steel building was the cause of the fire. The Humboldt fire company was summoned to help take care of the fire. Mrs. Bertha Baessler entertained the Past Matrons club at her home last Friday afternoon. After the business meeting the afternoon was spent in playing BOO at three tables. Mrs. Hattle Baker of LuVerne won high prize. Other prizes were received by Edith Oilman and Mrs. Edith Johnson. Mrs. Maxlne Hauek was a guest. (Mrs. Mary Murphy announced the engagement and approaching marriage of hre daughter, Celesttne of Fort Dodge to Vincent Patrick of the same place. The wedding will take place some time this fall. Miss Murphy has been an assistant to Dr. Kersten for several years. They will make their home In Des Molnes ployed. where the groom is em* Mrs. F. Seipman, Algona, Has Three Sons in Armed Forces Mrs! Frances Seipman, widow living on Diagonal street, Algona has three sons in the U. S. forces A son, Francis Clarence, enlisted In the air corps in March, 1940, and has of late 'been stationed in Alaska. A letter received last'week Informed his mother that he was on the move and his letter was headed "Somewhere." He did office work for a while but was later assigned to a bomber, Leonard, who was called Aug. 17, 1942, went to Fort Francis E. Warren, Cheyenne, Wyoming, where he Is going to school. He was there a long time before he knew Roland Bode, the Watts boys and John Delm were over the ridge from him. Donald, the third son to go, enlisted in the navy air corps, leaving Sept. 12th, 1942, and is now undergoing training at the Great Lakes Naval Training station. HELENWOIf HEADS LUVERNE LIVE WIRES FOR YEAR liuVerne? The LuVerne Live Wires held their September meet- Ing at the-home of Mary Lee Cole with 18 members present. Wanda Hash was assistant hostess. Officers were elected at this meeting as follows: president, Helen Wolfe; vice president, Vera Fett; secrretary Mary Cole; treasurer, Lela Fett; historian, Julia Ward; reporter Maxlne Guy and recreational committee chairman, Charlotte Guy Three talks Were given, "Canning Fruits and Vegetables", Helen Wolf "Citizenship", Lela Fett, and one on the Material In the Club Bullo- tlns received during the year by Wanda Hash. Installatton of officers will be held at the Hallowe'en party at the home of Helen Wolf on October 29 Mrs. Lafe Oxley and Mrs. George Wolf are club leaders. MANY TONS OF ICE USED HERE DURING SEASON With the close of the season a few facts about one business tha has a large number of patrons in and around LuVerne might be in teresting. It Is the Rutland Ic Company. It is located at Rutlani but the trucks service the town of LuVerne, Llyermore and Rut land and the farmers along th way. Ice was delivered every othe day. Between 34 and 40 men ar employed during the Hoe cuttin and storing of 1200 tons of ice t serve some 370 customers. Thl storing season takes about fou days. This last summer the tw trucks have been driven by Car Olsen and Bernard Onarak and du ring the busiest times the owner o the business, Norman Basken, drive a car for delivery. Mrs. R. D. Kannlng went to Man kato last Thursday to visit a si ter. The OPiaul Weiners/, GreenvjMk Mississippi, have been visiting with Kossuth county relatival. (Mr. and MM. Wfii. HOepnef have moved to the Konarski estate house n the riarth ptil of tbwft. MM. U. S. Grant went to Mason illy last week Tuesday to visit at the home of her son, Henry Hawley. Mrs. Peter Thompson and Mrs. H. E. Peltzke went to Eagle Grove Friday evening to spend the week end at the Pay Thompsons. The Eldon Pratt family employed by the Blumer Bros., has moved to . Hardy. The Herbert Zin nells are also moving there. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Curtis of Sioux Falls Visited Mrs. Curtis' sistera, Mrs. Anna Sankey and Mrs. Grace Ramus Here the first of last week. The faculty of the local school, Mrs. Striibley, Mrs. Basham and Mr. Bond, had a faculty dinner at the Humboldt Hotel Thursday evening. Lottie Mason was taken ill Wednesday and has been unable to be at her work at the postofflce since Mrs. LaVerne Dawson, Corwith, the former Burnett Wegner has been substituting for her. Mrs. Emmett Knary went to Austin, Minn., last week to meet a sister, Mrs. Ernest Hughes and together, they went on to visit a brother, Fred Orlowski'. Mr. Orlowski has been quite ill. THE TOWN THAT LET HIM DOWN HE: Well, here's the city limits. Tomorrow I can see my customers around town. Are you tired? SHE: Not very. Does the car need anything? HE: Yes, it does, but the map shows no Conoco station here. s SHE: You and your Conoco N f h oil... but I don't blame you ... the way this car performs. HE: Here's the hotel, and a garage right across. Let's leave the car there, eh? * * * * ATTENDANT: Good evening! In for the night? HE: Yes. Fill the tank, grease her, check the oil, but don't drain. ^ ATTENDANT: What brand do you use? HE: Conoco Nth. ATTENDANT: Sorry, haven't got it. .. but this is the last straw, mister. You're the fifth driver this week demanding Conoco Nth, geems hike everybody knows about that Death Valley Test, when six engines were run to destruction. Conoco Nth out- mUeaged the average of five other brands more than two to one. I'm going to get some in stock. HE; Sure, your regular customers, too, will want Conoco Nth to OIL-PLATE their engine, OIL 1$ AMMUNITION ... USE IT WISELY Conoco Nth helps keep your oil and your engine clean. It can save you repairs and many a quart, See Your Conoco Mileage Merchant today. Continental OH Company °f /our car C ON •ffSJ&tt-: MOTOR Oil, HARRIS CONOCO STATION FINAL RFTES FOR CLARENCE PURDY HELD AT OTTOSEN Ottosen: Funeral services were held for Clarence Purdy of Los Angeles, Calif., Wednesday at the Presbyterian church here. Burial was at Corwfth. The deceased Is survived by his wife, a son, Dennis who Is In the navy somewhere on the <Pactflc and a daughter, Mrs. Durand and a granddaughter, also his father, G. I. Purdy, postmaster here. Mrs. Knute Oppedahl and Mrs Alf Lee were visitors In Algona Thursday. Archie Hansen of Spirit Lake was a visitor Thursday here with rel atives and friends. lA group of friends was Invited to the W. P. Truesdell home at Kan awha Thursday night. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cooper and Mrs. George Cooper were visitors In Fort Dodge Thursday. Mrs. Vern Ott and Barbara were Wednesday afternoon visitors at the Donald Cooper home. Knute pppedahl left Thursday morning for the army. Loren Bakke also left the same time. The Presbyterian Ladles Associa- j Mr. and Mrs., Ernest Enockson tion is making plans to serve their annual Harvest Supper at the Community Hall Saturday evening, Oct. 3. They have «et December 5 as the date for the bazaar. Mrs. Chas. Wolf was hostess to the Birthday club last week Tuesday and the birthday of Mrs. Paul Phillips was observed. Bridge was played at three tables with Mrs. A. F. Zwelfel winning high score and Mrs. Hugh Shirk second high. A number of LuVern people have been in Minnesota the past week going there to fish. Among them were J. H. Johnson and Ernest Tictz, Lewis and Lillle Wolf. Florence and Doris Hi'ntz. A third part Included Harold and Kenneth Sorensen, Albert Hefti and Wm. Dau, Algona. Robert Lee CLichty came last Wednesday to spend a few days of his furlough with LuVerne friends and relatives. He has recently completed an electricians' course at Purdue and has now the rating of a third class petty officer in the navy. He will ^go to Norfolk this week. The members of the freshman cla,ss were initiated last Friday with the members of the sophomore class in charge of the ceremonies. Boys of the class were required to wear some of their or some one's elses's sister's dresses to school with all the. accessories. Girls were to wear slacks or overalls. The Tuesday club met last week with Mrs. Fred Merkle. Mrs. Emma Lehman, Boxholm, was the guest if the club and there were 12 members present. Current events were given for roll call and Mrs. Pet- ir 'Thompson had a paper on "This Democracy of Ours." Mrs/ Wm. Wolto will be hostess at the next meeting. ' •My. and Mrs. John Vpss, Sr., and Mr; - and Mrs. H. H. Uchty and Dorothy Swanson spent'-'last Sunday at Lake View. Miss Swanson, who is employed in the Farmers State bank, here, spent the day at ler home and' the rest. visited Dr. and Mrs. Wm. Baddeley. Rev. 3addeley was formerly a pastor .of the Methodist church here. zed In the high school. More than half of the pupils have enrolled as members. The club will present ;hree one-act plays during October. Silas Bronn is the club sponsor. The Band Mothers club met at the school house last week Tuesday evening. The following hew officers were elected: Mrs. Elmer Larson, president; Mrs. H. E. Ra- chut, vice president, and MM. W. B. Officer, secretary-treasurer. Mrs. Guy Gaston, Phoenix, Arizona, end Mrs. Ben Evanson jf Story City, came last week Tuesday for a visit at the homes of their sisters, Mrs. Harry McChane and Mrs. George Boetteher and their brother, -Myron Melnzer. Mrs Gaston came here from Kansas City where she had attended the national American Legion convention. At the meeting of the Fidells Sunday School class last Wednesday afternoon the following new officers were elected:< Mrs. J. G Sewick, president; Mrs. Clifford Holding, vice president; and Mrs G. H. McMullen, secretary-treasurer. The meeting was held at the home of Mrs. G. J. F. Vogel, and Mrs. Clifford Holding was assisting hostess. and girls were Thursday night vis itors at the Roy Jacobson home. (Mr. and Mrs. O. C .Tabor of Humboldt »re' spending a few days at the Herman Kramer and Art Tabor homes. The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid met Friday afternoon at the church basement with Mrs. John Coyle as hostess. Mr. and Mrs. G. I. Purdy, Mrs. Ellen Purdy and Mrs. E. Durand and duaghter were Fort Dodge visitors Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hermanson and Arlen of Rolfe, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Bremsen were visitors fit the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Nielsen at Humboldt on Sunday. The Ladies Progressive club met at the home of Mrs. Art Tabor on .Thursday afternoon. The lesson on "Her Trip West" was given by Mrs. Jesse Van Buskirk. "Believs It or Not" was given by Mrs. 'C. E. Lander. The members also purchased towels that are made by the blind. At the close of the meeting lunch was served by the hostess. Visitors were Mrs. Paul Nasby, Mrs. Earl Long and Mrs. O. C. Tabor. Ellen Laabs Heads Ledyard Loyal Lassies Lakotai The Ledyard Loyal Las sf« 4-H club met with Eva Eggerth Saturday afternoon, Sept. 19th. Tin following 'officers were elected president, Ellen Laabs; vice presi dent, Gretchen Rippentrop, secre tary-treasurer, Vera Joan Heetand historian, Eva Eggerth; news re porter, Lois Peterson. The girl worked on their annual report. El len Laabs and Betty Eggerth, wh attended the Dairy Congress a Waterloo won third place with the'' demonstration. Two Wesley Girls on Wichita Defense Job (Wesley: Mrs. Alf Studer left on Thursday evening by train for Wichita, Kansas, to visit her two daughters, Mae and Julia Studer, and Miss Florence Burke. The girls are all employed as riveters in a defense plant. The Studer girls graduated from Wesley high school last spring and with Miss Burke, a Wesley public school teacher, took several weeks schooling before getting the government jobs. Ruth Richter, Wesley, Graduates at D. Moines Wesley: Miss Ruth Ricnter spent the 'past two weeks at her parental, John Richter home. She completed her.nurses' training course at the Mercy hospital at Des Moines and wrote the state iboard examination. She will -begin work at the ho.i- pital October 1st. Choose Your New Coat Now Take advantage of the low prices and high qualities now on hand; 250 coats to select from at Kresensky's. WILLIAM DOERING, FORMER KOSSUTH RESIDENT, WAS BURIED AT BURT (Burt: Funeral services for Willam Doering, a former Burt resident, but for many years of Clear Lake, Minn., were held at the Presbyterian church here last Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. Paul Figge conducting the service. Burial was in the Burt cemetery. William Doering was born on May 21, 1870, in Germany and died Sept 20, 1942, in the St. Cloud, Minn., hospital. When 12 years old he came to the United States with his parents who settled at Burt. . On May 10, 1891, he was married to Maria Magdalena Dettman. To this union six children were born: Mrs. George Lenz, Circle, Mont.; William, Jr., Minneapolis, Minn.; Mrs. C. H. Shi'elds, Los Angeles, Calif.; Marieta, Isantl, Minn.; Mrs. Roy Paulson, Clear Lake, Minn., and Arthur, deceased. In 1913 the family moved to near Clear (Lake, Minn., and In 1933 moved into the town where he had since made his home. Mrs. Doering died there on Dec. 1, 1937. Mr, Doering is survived by his five children, by a sister, Mrs. August Margraf, Fort" Worth, Texas, and by five grandchildren. (Mrs, Maude Fish, Whlttemore, came Thursday for a visit at the F. L. Pratt home. £Mr, and Mrs. Robert Sehultz, of Marshall, Minn., were business visitors in Burt (the first of last week, 'D. L, Godden went to Scarville last week Tuesday to visit a,t the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lor, rimer Hattle. (Mr, and Mrs, W. J, Loekwood rer turned Tuesday from Pes Moines where they bad attended an insurance convention. Mrs. Ous Wojahn and son, Amold of Emmetsburg. and relatives from StUlwater, Minn., visited at the Emil Hasse home Thursday. Mrs, LUlten Cook, Mingo, and Alta Albright, New Bedford, Mass., visited Monday e,t the Kenneth Cook home. They are Mr. Cook's mother and aunt. Mr, »«d Mrs. I* «, Schenck have received news of the birth of ft ffrandcjftughter, bom Tuesday moro- iSJT, Sept, 22, to Mr. and Mrs. Stan. Ceeb, of CJUcsgo. . The Presbyterian Mite society meets <WedWMM*y afternoon, Sept. 39, at the borne a? Mrs, J}. O. Buell, with Mrs, Glee BuWpck ami Mrs, P. {* Premmej ?s ajKisiin$ hostesses. MF, and.Mrs, Janws sen are taking their daughter, ty Bee, to Minneapolis Tuesday, where she will take a course at the Northwest Institute of Technology. A dramatic club has been organ- Have f Gof M Hemitis? •Unforglr.blc MiUdr ofSBp'Sbowinc \"\ T The Jute Jacket The new long type cordo- roy Jackets. Red, brown, green. 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