The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 29, 1942 · Page 4
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"WAAC"WEEKAT T1TONK A HONORS HOME Tltonka: The week just closed was observed by bond sellers here as "WAAC" Week and closed on Saturday with an all day rally, the day being a cburtesy to Miss Lor- ral.ne Kuehenreuther, this town's volunteer lit the Woman's Army. All guests at the theatre that day were given autographed cards with her picture. Bond sales totaled Saturday $4,376.00, making the average daily since Sept. 1st more than $1,000 a day. •At three o'clock Lieutenant Anne M. Mcllhenney of Des Moines talked on the personnel and duties of the WAAC's. She was until her induction in the army a newspaper editor and columnist. She said, "Anyone who thinks of business as usual in these war times, is as much a traitor to his country as any Nazi." She was accompanied here by Pvt. Ralph Houchen of Washington, D. C., arriving at ten a. m. and returning to Fort Des Moines by 12 midnight. Local women assisting In the sales Saturday at the theatre were? Mrs. RosS Bufflngto'n, Tom Young and Mrs. Henry Plals ler. During the month of September Lewis Bartlett manager of llu 'theatre has been on duty every day to direct and help in the sales. Open house was held at three for Lieut. Mcllhenney at the theatre the reception committee being Mesdames W. F. Hamstreet, H. I. Tor- bersen, Carl F. Callles and Howard French. ' Throw Pour Scrap lnt» the Fight I Sunday morning the congregn- gatlon of the Reformed church received the acceptance of the Rev. Frank Schnlter of Lenox, S. D., to be pastor of the local church, which has been without a pastor since August. , Algona Girls in Auto Accident Sunday Night Dorothy and June Stevens, daugn- ters of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stevens, Algona, in company with two other girls whose names we were unable to learn, met with an accident two miles south of Doan Sunday night when their car slid down the embankment into the ditch and tore through a fence. One of the girls was thrown out of the car but none were hurt in the accident. The car was slightly damaged but they drove it back to Algona. They were originally on their way to visit with friends in Titonka. Wedncsday-Thursday-Frlday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1-2 3—Big Days—3 Now at Popular Prices. Gary Cooper and Joan Leslie in "SERGEANT YORK" A picture for the U. S. A. Saturday, October 3 "$IIH»" Second Feature Linda Darnell in "THE LOVES OF EDGAR ALLEN POE" Sunday-MondaS'-Tuesday, October 4-5-6 Diana Barrymjore Robert Stack in "EAGLE SQUADRON" ».<„,< t, WALTER WANGER BUY WAR STAMPS AT3 THIS THEATRE Thrifty Buyers ARE Saving Money AT hristensen's SHOE DEPARTMENT ALL THIS WEEK Saving substantial amounts on stylish, seasonal footwear that is built to bring comfort to every wearer. DAINTY STYLES for Dress TAILORED STYLES for Street STURDY STYLES for Service All here, and all Marked Down for the month end to levels you seldom see in the heart of the season. REMEMBER— THIS WEEK ONLY DON'T DELAY ON THESE BARGAINS! It's Your Opportunity at ristensen Bros. H. HUNT, HEAD OF IRV1NGTON FARM BUREAU Irvington: The Irvlirgton town- shin farm bureau held Its first meeting of the fall season last Thursday evening at the^-home of Mr. and Mrs. James Black. Hugh Black, township chairman, presided. Election of officers for the coming year was held and resulted in Harold Hunt being elected township chairman with Hugh' Black, secretary- treasurer. Fred Plumb, county vice president, was present and discussed resolutions to be adopted at the meeting. Robert Mayer and Wayne Bnrr gave their demonstration on "Feeding Dairy Cattle." By virtue of these boys winning on theK' demonstration at Waterloo they will appear on the program at the Na 1 ional Farm Bureau convention nt Chicago. A township meeting will be held at the Weber school on Wednesday evening this meeting being called to discuss subjects of labor saving devices and topics of general interest affecting the present standard of living and conditions. Mrs. Alice Simmons, mother of Mrs. David King, is visiting relatives at Fort Dodge. Mrs. Sherwood Potter and baby are visiting for a few days at the parental Hugh Raney home. Carl Neuman of Shell Rock, was n guest last week of the Orville Hedricks and Geo. Hackhians. Mr. and Mrs. Will's Etherington of Winnebago, Minn., were Sunday guests of Mrs. Etherington's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sim Leigh. Mrs. Dora Bonnett artd two sons, Edwin and Wesley, were Sunday guests at the Armour Lemke home. The Bonnets are farmers living near Amboy, Minn., Mrs. Bonnet be: ng Mr. Lemke's sister. Mr. and Mrs. John Cox, their daughter, Mrs. Earl Miller of Burt and Chas. Cox of Austin, Minn., left by car for Pontiac, 111., Sunday morning, summoned there by the death of Miss Cox, sister of J. Cox. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Leigh are parents of a baby daughter, Nancy Carroll, born last Wednesday and weighing six and a quarter pounds. This makes Mr. and Mrs. Sim Leigh grandparents for the first time and it is reported Mr Leigh is playing well the part of grandfather. Mrs. Fred Geigel left Monday morning for Oelwein, accompanying Mrs. W. W. Wilson of Estherville and Mrs. R. R. Irvin of Ar.ti- strong where they will attend the Iowa Synodical meeting of the Presbyterian church. Each lady is the official delegate for their respac- tive organization. This group is connected with the missionary work of the church, , d3^^ Wed Sunday— . , , , Miss Hazel E. Maahs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Maahs of i Algona, and Donald M. Murlbut, son of Mr. and Mrs. O, Hurlbut of Fairmont, Minnesota, were married Sunday morning at eight o'clock at the Trinity LUthef an parsonage with the Rev. P. J. Braner, pastor, officiating 1 . Their attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Everett Richardson, Algona, sister and brother-in-law of the groom. The bride wore a crepe dress in brown with matching accessories and wore a shoulder corsage of yellow t)ompoms. Mrs. Richardson wore soldier blue with matching accessories and a corsage with white pompoms. A wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride's parents at noon. Mr. Hurlbut left today (Tuesday) for the army. Mrs. Hurlbut graduated from the Whittemore high school and Is employed at Woodward's store. Townsendltes to Webster City— (Mrs. A. M. Anderson, president of Algona Townsen-d Club No. 1 and of the Sixth Congressional district, was '.n Webster City over the week end In attendance at a mass rally of Townsend Clubs of the district. Mrs. C. K. Karr, president of the Webster City Townsend club, opened the meeting with Rev. E. E. Knudy giving the invocation 1 . Mrs| Anderson was then introduced and presided from then on. Speaker: during the afternoon were as follows: Rev. E. E. Kneedy of Webster City, Roy R. Hanna of Ruthven, W. L. Kerr and J. H. Norton of Fort Dodge, Dr. P. O. Trovieir of Eagle Grove, John Bergefu of Belmond, H. E. Bloom of RenwI'Ck, Mrs. Anna Cllne and William Mooney of Boone. It was announced that a state mass meeting was called for October 18 nt the Armory at Fort Dodge. Plum Creek Women Meet — The Plum Creek Woman's club met Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Madora Torine with Amy Priebe as assisting hostess. The meeting w"as called to order by the new president, Mrs. Evelyn Jenkins. The hostess' opening number was a musical contest. Roll call was answered by 22 members. Char' ter members gave short talks on early days of the club. They were Ella Bode, Mrs. Lela Gardner and Mrs. Kate McCorkle. -It was voted to send three delegates to a district meeting at Rockwell City October 6th and .7th. The delegates are Mrs. Evelyn Jenkins, Mrs. Ella Bode, and Brs. Beulah Seely. Four guests were present at the meeting. The next meeting pf the club will be at the home of Mrs. Lela and Mrs. Eleanor Gardner on~ October 7th, . .. BANCROFT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Vaske have named their new daughter Mary Jo. Mary Long left last Wednesday for San Dfego, Calif., where she visit friends. Mrs. Phil McBurney of Cedar Rapids came for a week's visit with relatives here. •Anlthony Schneider left last week for St. Paul, where he will attend St. Thomas college. Alice Saunders left last week for St. Paul, where she will attend St. Catherine's college. Archibald Murphy left last Wednesday for Ames where he will attend school this year. Tasker Johnson loft last Monday for Ames, where he will attend school again 'this year. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Vokoun are the parents of a daughter, Ethel Marie, born last Wednesday. Dorothy McCleish was operated on for appendicitis at an Algona hospital last Monday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Grandjennett are the parents of a son born on Sunday at the Wohnke hospital. Mary Lee Peters left last Sunday for Cedar Rapids where she will be a freshman at Coe college. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Anderson of Elmore and Mr. and Mrs. V. J. Lattimer spent the week end in Chicago. Edward Hamilton left Inst week for Omaha, Nebr. He will be u junior in Creighton college this year. Elizabeth Sudmeier of St. Paul, spent the week end visit'ng her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Sudmeier. Mrs. R. L. Williamson is very ill it lier home. Her mother, Mrs. E ?. Hoefer of Laurel, Nebr., is caring 'or her. Evelyn Schiltz, local beauty operator, is ill and confined to he' lome. Mrs. Clarence Diers is tak ng her place. Mrs. H. G. Hamilton took her son, Harold, to St. Paul recently where 'he will enter St. Thomas college this year. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Nurre are the parents of a son born Sunday a the C. J. Stauder home. They hav< one other child Joan. Mr. nad Mrs. Leander Menke are the parents of a son, Car Leo, born Sunday morning at th Buffalo Center hospital. Sunday -dinner guests at the Al fred Ditsworth home were Mr. am Mrs. John Cleveland and thn children of Eagle Grove. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Marsha! are the parents of a daughter bor last Friday at the Wohnke bosp. tal. She has been named Sherr> Ann, Confirmation will be adminfater- at St. John's Catholich church on Tuesday afternoon at three o'clock by the Rev. Bishop Heelan of Sioux City. Circle No. 9 of St. John's parish will hold a basket social in St. John's hall Sunday evening, Sept. 87th. Cards will be played. The circle is under the leadership of Mrs. O. J. Stauder. juncheon at Church — The October committee of the W. S. C. S. of the Methodisft church l serve a 25c luncheon Thursday in the church dining room. This s the first meeting to be held in he newly decorated dining room. It will be a farewell courtesy to iev. and Mrs. H. M. Bums, who arq to Sioux City. Mrs. A, J3. Laurltzen Is in charge. All members are urged t6 attend. Mr*. Minnie Ix>ng will lead th& devotions and Bvelyn Cady will give the lesson. Syncopation Club The Syncopation club met Wednesday evening at the home of Bill Burns for the second meeting of the year. The first meeting was held at the home of Barbara Haggard on September ninth. Officers for the year are Bill Burns, president; Jean Ouderian, vice president; Meredith Raney, secretary; and Richard Woodward, treasurer, Mrs, DeSaft Honored— Mesdames John McDowell, Robert Williams, and Roy Ingham were hostesses to a group of ladies at a dessert bridge Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. W. K. Ferguson In honor of Mrs. Chet DeSart. >Fou- tables of bridge were In play. Mrs DeSart will move soon to Fort Dodge where her husband will be employed. Ladles' Aid at Church— The Ladles' Aid of the Presbyter- an church will meet Thursday afternoon at the church. The committee In charge is Mrs. W. A. Hardy, Mrs. Lloyd Pratt, Mrs. A. W Behrends, Mrs. Robert Nealy, Mrs Bert Cronan and Mrs. Paul Clark Rev. C. C. Richardson will lead the devotionals. Richard Perry Is S— Richard Perry was five years old Thursday and in honor of the occasion his mother, Mrs. R. F. Perry invited several of his friends dn Ice cream and cookies were served to the group. Richard is in the kindergarten. Auxiliary Meeting — The American Legion Auxiliary will meet tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon at two o'clock at the home of Mrs. T. L. Larson for an afternoon of sewing. Everyone is asked to bring material for carpet rags. Birthday Observed- Mrs. Sam Smith entertained at a birthday party Friday afternoon for her 1 sister-in-law, Mrs. F. J. Laing Games .were played and Mrs. Laing received lovely handkerchiefs anc other gifts. Mra. Quarton is Hostess — •Mrs. Quarton was hostess to the members of the Candle Light club Wednesday evening at her home, Guests of the club were" Mrs, M. P! Weaver and Mrs. Al Falkenhainer Dorcas Society to Meet— The Dorcas society of the First Lutheran church will meet Thursday at the home of Mrs. Ole Allison. Mrs. Ida Nickerson will be the assisting hostess. Aid Will Meet— The Trinity Lutheran _ Ladies Aid will meet Thursday * at two o'clock at the church parlors. Hostesses are Mrs. Carl Paetz and Mrg. Henry Scheppmann. MARGARET BRAATZ, WHIHEMORE, WEDS CLYDE GINGERICH, SOLDIER Whittemore: A beautiful church vedding took place at St. Paul's .utheran church at Whittemore on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 27 at 3:00 'clock when Miss Margaret Braatz, laughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Braatz of here, became the bride f Clyde Gingerich, son of Arthur Gingerich of Worthington, Minn. The bridal party entered the church to the strains of Lohengrin's wedding march. They took heir places before a beautiful flower (trimmed altar. And after a fit- Ing address, the' single ring ceremony was read by the Rev. W. H. Discher, local pastor. After the vows were taken, "The Lord is My Shpeherd", was sung by Esther 3raatz of Mountain Lake, Minn., a cousin of the bride. She was accompanied by Prof. P. L. Jessen at :he organ. Miss Ella Braatz, sister of the jride, served as bridesmaid. She was attired in a pale blue taffeta silk dress with matching accessor- es. Her flowers were an arm souquet of pink and white carna- :ions. Lester Gingerich, brother of the urielegroom of West Bend, acted as best man, and wore a dark suit. The bridegroom, who is serving lithe U. S. army, wore his uniform. The bnde was beautiful in a white satin gown with a fitted bodice and full skirt. She wore" a beautiful long white silk veil with a fitted cap adorned with pearls. Her accessories were white. She carried a shower bouquet of pink American roses. Following the ceremony a recep- tx>n was held at the home of the bride's parents to about 50 guests. The room was beautifully decoi- rated with pink and white streamers, "the bride's favorite colors. A two-tier wedding cake with a miniature bridal couple adorned the center of the bride's table. Mrs. Gingerich received her education in the Lutheran parochial school, and for the past two years she has been doing house work. Mr. Glngerish was a graduate with the cass of 1938 at West Bend and is now statiorred at Camp Barkley, Texas. It has not been learned where the young couple will make their future home. August Gade of West Bend visited with Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyer Saturday. The Woman's Society of Christian Service held a pot-luck lunch at the Methodist church hall Thursday. Ella Braatz left for Mason Clt.y Wednesday where she entered Junior college to take up a business course and chemistry. George Sehultz returned home from Marion, S. D., where he has been taking treatments in the weeks, 'of the"'fcbuiS •Bfa"ftt« : "' " " They fcame, to 'attend BraatSi .Thfe ftev. W./H. ......... . H. W. Behnlte atteftded a ,..^^.... D of th? board 6f directors' of the Iowa District West at Fort Dodge last week Monday and Tuesday, Mr, and Mrs. Henry tfueek of Lone Rock and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Jensen of Burt visited at th<: home of Mr. and Mrs, Arthur Held- enwWi last week Tuesday evening. •Mr."and Mrs..Alfred Blfuhn a>rd daughters* JPhyllls and Arlene of Depew, Mr. ahd Mrs. Robert Dref- er and daughter, Marie and Son, Robert, Jr., Mr. and 'Mrs: William' Zumach and family of Lottst creek, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyer and daughter, Gertrude, Mr. and Mrs. William Meyer, Jr., and son, Wiliam Elmo, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Meyer and son, Gerald, Mr. and Mrs. William Meyer, Sr., and sons, Ernest and Alvln, all of here, and Mr. and Mrs. Erwln Bruhrt and family of Depew gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Meyer last week Tuesday evening to help Alfred celberate his 30th birthday. His son, Gail, had his Second birthday the day before his father. The evening was spent playing cards followed by a lunch later. Rev. Mathes returned to his home at Denver, Colo., after Spending the past week at the Wiemer home. Throw Pour Scrap Into the Fight f 160 Acre imptfovetf fattii on fcravel rood, 6 miles north Bode in Kossutfi county; KxceUent community, Buildings repaired and painted. AU tillable land, Goodpro'ducer, Ajpleiidid f am. 160 acre improved farm 2 mi.B. attd 2 mi, N. Lil- Verhe on gravel road, Good tf&nttiumty. Buildings repaired' and painted, Efrilled Well.- All tillable land. -" /.' / 320 acre improved farni 5 ml, 3E. Bancroft. Ex- dqlient communlity. Btdldingtsl repaired/ and painted. Drilled wefl. All tillable land. Good producer. Low taxes. See your brokers. L. W.Rouze * " SALES MBPllBSENTATIVE* The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United Stages • ' Algoh*. low* 89-40 FOR QUICK BESULys^TJSE THE WANT ADS Throw Pour Scrap intjo the light Wanted! TO BUY CHEAP HORSES AND MULES Wm. Durant 1188 E. McGregor Phone 62rW 39-40* Miss Betty Lou Wateer, who attends business college at Mason City, was a week end visitor at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B, E. Walker. B«*t ' PRECAUTION: Motor Oil makes cold weather driving * easier Your car will go Ju*t a* fwr in peace or war-*ry Park's Super Service. Winter-height oil and grease wflll insure the wiell-being of your car during the cold spells ahead. Champlin's Motor Oil has great, protective powers, causes lit- te carbon formation and is noted for giving long engine life. It's a precaution 7011 can't afford not to take! Park's Siiper Sejryifse Christmas Gifts For Men Overseas If you want to ge ; t that Christmas package to the soMer or sailor overseas—if you want to make sure it will reach him by December 25— buy his gift immediately and let us mail it to him now! Don't delay a single day. Gift packages mailed late may not reach their destination till long after Christmas. We are sure you can understand the reason for this. Our men are now stationed in aU parts of the Globe—Iceland, Britain, Australia, Alaska, the Pacific, India, China and many other places. For this reason and because we know you want to be sure that your fighting man's Christmas gift will reach*.MM in time for Christmas, we urge that you choose your gift now and let us send it on its' way. -Then too, we ask that you select gifts early and avoid disappointment if stocks run low. Gift Suggestions Gents' Bulova and Elgin WATCHES Bill Foldi High Quality. Large selec- t'on. Something he can always use. Tooth Brushes We can supply his favorite make. Films To fit any camera Shaving Creams Candy DELLA BOBBIA AUNTS PEANUT BRITTLE Boxed. Can be mailed Razor Blades Many makes on hand. now. Get your blades early. Gent's Rings In Hematite, TJgereye, Initial, set rings, signet rings, and 'beautiful genuine Zircons Stationery > Light weight air mall stationery. Service Men's Kits All ready ( tp mail 89cr<> $1,26 Razor Sets Razor, soap box and brush 11.00 Boxed Salted Nuts Metal bp^es, white they last Pen and Pencil Sets •Eversharp fountain pens are * the mgst satisfactory and the pencils are the handiest pencils you ever saw, <•"" Toiletries Beautiful 'packages. Extra quality. •••••!' ; , . "•--' Cigars, Cigarettes Tooth Pastes and Powders & Giossi

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