The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 10, 1942 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 10, 1942
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Th. Ateona PHEW DM MoteM, Ajg.n«. low*, Nov. 10, BUFFALO WOMEN'S MRS.BARTLETT i-IJtlonka: The Wdmftftfs project group of Buffalo towrishp farm bureau was entertained Wednesday afternoon by Mrs. Raymond Bartlett for the first lesson this fall. Miss Alma Schultz, home demon- stratton agent t<f Algona, gave the demonstration lesson on different kinds of patching and talked on clothing conservation. The next meeting will be on flrst aid. To conserve time the sessions will be only for half days. Pvt. Annel Olson of Jefferson Barracks, Mo., was a supper guest at the C. ». Egesdal home Friday evening. * Mr. and Mrs. John S. Rlppentrop and Mr. and Mrs. D.'flk B. Meyer and Benjamin were Thursday evening guests at the Henry Radamak- ers. Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Friest and daughter, Mrs. Herman Tapper of Thompson visited the F. G. Elliotts and Harold Millers Thursday. Johatm Tapper and his sister, Henrietta, Dorothy Huxley and Mrs Herman Tapper left Friday for Cedar Rapids, to visit Mr. and Mrs John Tapper. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Gray are the parents of & nine pound boy 'born Wednesday, Nov. 4th. This Is their ftrst child. Mrs. Gray Is the form er Katie Beenken. • Wrni. Rlcklefs left / Thursday morning for Dea Mbln*s and to employed at Ankeny in the defense plant He works on the night shift from midnight to 8 o'clock. Clarence lx>ats, student at Dubuque arrived home Friday night to spend a short vacation- until next Thursday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Loats. Mrs. Alvin Honken entertained her 600 club Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Ben U. Meyer and Mrs. Henry Plalsler were guests and Mrs. Fred Adamson, Mrs. Ben U. Meyer and Mrs. Raymond Bartlett won prizes. Mrs. Carrie Bonacker was hostess to the American Legion 1 Auxiliary Thursday evening at her ome. Mrs. Anna. Andrews was the ssistlng hostses. After business, owing was done for the hospital COULD YOU USE $100? Bet you can think of many uses for it! Wen, you cn»i getMO- $100-$200 or more in IMMEDIATE CASH thipugh OR. Money to pay store Mils, doctor bills, Insurance, buy coal, clothes, feed, livestock —easy monthly payments—special plan for fann- ers. SERVICE STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL L. S. Bohannon Phone 103 Algona, la. t Knoxville. Mrs, Frank Fisher entertained he Birthday club Friday evening Five hundred was played and Mrs. Arthur Hench was a guest. Prizes went to Mrs. Raymond Bartlett, Mrs. J. F. Fisher, Mrs. Guy Bruns and Mrs. Amos Krominga. A unch was served at a late hour to 12 members. Mr. and Mrs, Dick Sleper enter- alned Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Penning, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Penning and.Thelma, Rev. and Mrs. Frank Snuttjer and daughters and Mr. and Mrs. Ben U. Meyer and Marorie Wednesday evening at a dinner honoring Pvt. Clarence Penning Who is home on a furlough from Camp Rucker, Alabama. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Barton entertained their children, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sleper and children of Buffalo Center, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. son and Rex of Woden and Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Egesdal and daughters at an oyster supper Tuesday evening honoring Pvt. Annel Otoon of Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Pvt, Olson was called home because of the death of his brother. Peter Hans, Lakota, Suffers Heart Attack Lakota: Peter Hans, 86 year old Lakota resident, suffered a heart attack last week Wednesday morn- Ing when he went to the basement to fix the furnace fire. When he did not return Mra. Hans went to the basement and found him on the floor. John Wortman went to the house on an errand and when he did not find them upstairs, ho also went to the basement but hurried to the nearest telephone to calj Dr. Pelz. Mr. Hans was reported able to sit up Thursday. KOTA SMITHY, C.O. NELSON 59 DIED NOVEMBER 2 Lakota: Carl Oscar Nelson, fi9 years old, son of the late Axel Nelson and wife, passed away at the Buffalo Center hospital, Nov. 2nd., where he had been taken for treatment of pnuemonda earlier that day. He had been ill for about a week prior to going to the hospital. Oscar and his older brother John, came here 6 years ago and bought and operated • the blacksmith shop for three years but have rented the shop since that time. Oscar was born in Kearney county Nebraska, Where the brothers wer< farmers and contractors for 4( years. They spent five years in Ft Dodge before coming to 'Lakota The deceased leaves his brother John of Lakota, and three sisters Mesdames John Slngletine of Hold ridge, Nebraska, Sellna Bloom an< Emma Morrison, both of Modesta California. His parents and tw brhtoers preceded him in death Funeral services were held In th Schutter funeral parlor In Buffal Center last week Wednesday after noon with the Rev. Farrlngton, Con gregational minister In charge an he was buried in the cemetery a Buffalo Center. The Ernest Chrlsts and the Dick Weinkaufs were last Sunday visitors with the Leonard Chrlsts. Mr. and Mrs. Luverne Fordoff and son, Jerry, were last Sunday visitors at the Walter Hans home. Mrs. Fordoff is a niece of Walter Hans. , Corn picking :« progressing nicely In this vicinity where it is possible to obtain help for the worn. Many women are helping with the .^.^ u children of the George Wallentlne's BMHe Wallentine and udy Drew spent 4wo dfys with the Walter Hans last week while the Wallentlnes were husking corn. The Rev. and Mrs. N. F. Grote of Armstrong were In town election day, having come here to c&st the!* ballot. They were JUPP<* guests of the Charles BJggerths. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Holcomb drove to Wilmar, Mtan., a week ago Thursday to visit Mr. Holcomb's son' Albert and family. They also visited Mrs. Holcomb's son, Harold Wallentine and family at Svea, Minn., and at the Anton Holcombs at Minneapolis and arrived home last week Monday. Mrs. Ferdinand Miller of Hebron township, passed away at her home last week Monday and funeral services were held at the Stevens Lutheran church last week Wednesday afternoon. Surviving are her husband and four children also four children by a former marriage to Charles Krosch. Mr. and Mrs. Einer Ravn and Mr. and Mrs. Allton Anderson drove to Wlnnebago, Minn,, last week Wednesday evening for a turkey dinner given every year to employees and collectors by the Interstate Power company. They report a pleasant event with about 100 .persons present. Mrs. Allton Anderson entertained the Methodist W. S. C. S. at her home last week Wednesday afternoon. FJ.nal plans for the bazaar were dscussed and officers elected follows: president, Mrs. Mar- RCANIZESAND ELECTS OFFICERS LuVerne :• The charter for the Iowa Unit No. 1B9 of the United Service Woman's organization has been received In LuVerne and officers for the group were elected at a meeting held last Week Monday evening. The group flrst met In the Farmers State Bank but as more and more women came, the room became too small and the group adjourned to the Community hall. Mrsj Helene Trauger was selected to be the president; Mrs. Wm. Rlstau, vice president; .Doris Eggleston, secretary-treasurer and Mrs. J. A. Nelson historian. The executive committee will be Mrs Lillie Hesse, Mrs. Wm. Moeding and Mrs. C. O. McClellan. Somp thirty or forty women have become charter members. work Little WhUtemore Vicinity News Items jjgj lUiiiswa> ^»WM»W-«--J - garet Warburton; vice president, Mrs. Emma Smith; secretary, Mrs. J. H. Warburton and treasurer, Mrs. E. L. Grabau. (Mr 1 and Mrs. Ezria Clark, of Austin, Minn., were visitors at the Charles Eggerths last week. Mr. Clark has helped Mr. Eggerth with his hybr!-d corn work for two years, both here and at Lyle, Minnesota. He was married to Ethel Trow- brldge of Austin, Minn., on Oct. 14th and they expect to go to California to visit Ezra's sister and AFTER LIVING 42 YEARS NEAR BURT MRS. BERTHA SCHWIETERT PASSES Thanks! I want you to know that I appreciated your ! vote at election time., John Fraser Supervisor IPirst District Burt: Funeral services were held Friday afternoon for Mrs. Bertha Schwietert, who died at her home here Tuesday afternoon following an Illness of some weeks. The Rev. H W. Jackman conducted the service and burial was in the Burt cemetery. Bertha Catherine Luense was born March 9, 1875, near Colesburg, where she grew to womanhood. After completfng her high schood course of Gilmore City, were also Thank You For Your Overwhelming Vote of Confidence Art Cogley Sheriff of Kossutfh Co. 45* compe and attending normal school at Charles City a year, she taught school in the rural schools of Delaware county, Iowa, until her marriage to Ernest E. Schwietert on July 8, 1896. After their marriage they moved to the farm just east of Burt which was her home until I9de when she moved into town. To Mr. and Mrs. Schwietert six children were born: Merle W. of Algona, Erwin C. of Burt Mrs. Paul Manor (Ruth) of Great Falls, Montana, 'Lester B. «>« Camp Blan-, Fla, Mrs.. Vernell Hardgrove (Ada) of Forest City and Wlllard E. at home. Mr. Schwietert .preceded , her In death on May 5, 1922. Her six children and seven grandchildren survive also four brothers and a sister: John and Sam Lu«nse of Greeley; Charles Luen.'ie. LeMars and Ed Luense, Corvallis, Ore, and Mrs. Mary Holthaus of Greeley. Out of town relatives attending the funeral Included her daughter, Mrs. Paul Manor who had been with her for several weeks; Mr. and Mrs. Vernell Hardgrove of Forest City; Mr. and Mrs. Merle W. Schwtetert, Algona; Lorena Schwietert, Mason City and Myrtle Schwietert, of Des Moines. Her son, Lester, had spent ten days wtih her recently, but had to return to camp only a few days before her death, so was unable to return for the funeral. WBSUEY BEBERAHS ATTEND HURT IX)DGE MEET THURS. X T*I RE S For Certificate Holders You need not send for your Tires. We have Truck and Passenger Tires, &U popular sizes; you buy tfcem just as cheap right here and a better tire, • . TRACTOR TUtE OHAINS We have a limited supply on band., TPU better buy your Tractor pre Ohjpas.^JpJte ypu can obtain tbiem and keep your tires from spin* ning on snow ^nd ice. Spinning wears off your rubber, Production, of passenger tire chains has been cut to 1§% of normal. We have a fair supply from last year and wEl be $ble to take cam of ouy nprmjj trade, Spinning wears off you? Greenberg Auto Supply jetfeetftttftftetftfiietffttefetftttiffftietittaaeefefeee Nineteen members of the Wesley Rebekah lodge attended the Rebekah lodge meeting here Thursday, the occasion being the bringing and presentation of the traveling triple links which was done In a pretty candlelight ceremony. Mrs. Mullen, delegate to the Rebekah assembly also gave a,report of the assembly meeting. After the meet- ne a gift was presented to Mrs. Hugh Williams nee Esther Bahl- mg. The couple was married on Sept. 1. The Presbyterian Mite society held its annual bazaar and chicken dinner at the church Friday. Mrs. Willis Chipman and son, of Milwaukee, Wis., arrived Thursday for a visit at the C. B. Chipman home. Calvin Horstman, Knoxville, spent last week here at the home of his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Nealy. The Lutheran Aid society met on Thursday afternoon with Mrs, Fred Lavrenz and Mrs; Elmer Larsen as hostesses. ' Wllbert Baas arrived Thursday from Fort Oglethorpe, Ga,, to spend a few days' furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Baas. Mrs. Albert Manus and daughter, Helen, returned Wednesday after a couple of months' visit <*t MMwaukee, Wis., and Red Rank, N. J. The 'Rev. and Mrs. L. Richmann, Mrs. Anna Reimers, Mrs. Floyd Koepke and Mrs. A. F, Carter attended a circuit meeting at Humboldt Wednesday. "" Mrs. John Jennings, Sexton, and Mrs. Henry Jennings, Titonka, spent Tuesday afternoon at the Virgil Jennings borne. They are Mr. Jen" sings' mother a»d grandmother, The Ref. J?. W. JackmaftMH. J. J). Qrajiam, Mrs, W^P ~"~" district 'convention of the ,,_—„, Society of Cfcrltslan Service at Clew Lake Thursday. The G, E. Braces and 'Mrs. Tressie Ringsdorf drove to Ames on Tuesday night to meet Warren Ringsdorf who came from h.'fl home at MeFarland, Calif ., to spend tt week with his mother and other Burt relatives. Mr, and Mrs. O. J. F. Vogel and Sergeant afd Mrs. Robert Melville, Camp <BJawpj?g, Fla, were.dJtajr guests last week Tuesday at "" aMMjM-J&SS* fius 8U "Pa S tience", a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, was presented by the high school musical groups Thursday and Friday evenings. The cast of characters included Paul Bor« as Colonel Calverly; Dean Knienitz as Major Murgatroyd; Jim Woltz as Lieut. Duke of Dunstable; Herbert Weiske as Reginald Bunthorne; John Riebhoff as Archibald Grosvenor; Nedra Wolf, Patience; Mary Janice McWhorter, Lady Engela; Virginia McWhorter, Lady Saphir; Patricia Hf.ggins, Lady Ella; and Donna Jean Dutton, Lady Jane. Burt W. S. C. S. Elects Officers for Year Burt: The Woman's Society of Christian Service met at the church Wednesday afternoon with the Mesdames Lillian- Sheldon. Mary Steward, F. O. Stow and G. J. F. Vogel as hostesses. Mrs. G. E. Brace had charge of the devotions. Committees were appointed for the annual bazaar and 'chicken dinner which will be held Thursday eve-, November 19th. The following officers were elected: Mrs. Rtebhoff, president; Mrs. W. J. Lockwood, vice presdent; Mrs. M. M. Chipman, recording secretary; Mrs. Lillian Sheldon, corresponding secretary; Mrs. J. G. F. Vogel, treasurer; Mrs. J. G. Sewick, secretary of missions; Mrs. ,G. E. Brace, secretary of local church activites; Mrs. A. G. Volent.'.rie, secretary of Literature; Mrs. G. H. IMcMullen .supply secretary: Mrs. W. R. Chafee, student work secretary; Mrs. Clifford Holding, Young Woman's work and Lurena Wessel, children's work. After -the meeting a reception was held for Sergeant, and Mrs. Robert Melville who were here vls'ting Mrs. Melville>'s parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. J. F. Vogel. They were The Lutheran Ladies' Aid society met Thursdjajy aftbrnoon in the church parlors wtth Mrs. Chas Hinz hostess. The Cemetery association meets Thursday afternoon, Nov. 12 with Mrs. Ralph Dlmler, Mrs. Bonnie ElWrltz, Mrs. Wm. Ellis and Hulda Fritzemeier, hostesses. Mrs. Edw. Hof and Mrs. Harold Trauger entertained last week on Tuesday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Peter Thompson who had a birthday that day. Mrs. Harry Chambers, Corwlth, was an out-of-town guest. Mrs. Robert Biersma arrived last Wednesday for a vlsft with her parents, Mr and Mrs. Guy Trauger. She has been In California and of late at San Antonio, Texas, where her husband Is stationed at present. Mrs. Ray Stone has returned from Rochester and is recovering at her home from a major operation performed in St. Mary's hospital on Oct. 20. Her mother. Mrs. E. A. Schroeder, Cedar Falls, was with her during her stay there and Mr, Stone made frequent visits there Mrs. Edward Marty and Mra Albert Hefti were hostesses to the Evangelical Woman's misisonary society Thursday afternoon at the home of the former. Mrs. Fred Schmidt was the leader of the devotional service and Hulda Frttze meier was lesson leader. Her top Ic was "Italian Missions" from th( text, Evangelical Missionary Ven tures. Ellsworth Heldenwrth visited with relatives In Swea City and dcinity Wednesday. Gertrude Meyer left for Algona Thursday afternoon where she has accepted a .positon in the Chrome cafe. Mr. and Mrs. John Uhlenhake eft for Rochester, Minn., Thursday where Mrs. Uhlenhake consulted specialists. Mrs. Herman Behnke and daughter of West Bend spent Thursday at the home of her .parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Meyer, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith and son, Ellsworth and grandson, Ralph Sebers, were Thursday dinner guesta of Mr.v and Mrs,. Herman Voigt. Mr. and Mrs., Herman Voigt and daughter, Evelyn and son, Raymond, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyer and daughter, Gertrude were Wednesday evening callers at the Arthur Heidenwiths. Thursday evening visitors at tni Otto Bell home were Mr. and Mrs William Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Baas and family of West Bend, Mr and Mrs. William (Hanover and Mr. and Mrs. William Roeber. Mrs. Arthur Heldenwlth and son Ellsworth, and grandson, Ralph Sebers were at Wesley Thursdaj forenoon vislt!-ng at the Leo San keys and Mrs. Bmelle Hledenwlth who is staying with Mr. and Mrs. Sankey. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyer were in Algona Thursday evening. The former took their son, Ellsworth to Algona, from where he eft for Camp Dodge to be Inducted nto the army. Walter Zinnell who has been em* ployed by the Whlttemore Elevator company the past ten years, has accepted a position In the Fuller* ton Lumber yard here. Leroy Farrell filled the vacancy left by Mr. Zinnell at the elevator. Mrs. Will Higgins vacated the Mrs. RUM SauftdSft Mlldlftf \ day, JftOVlftf the W ^ ment to her bulldtt which was occupies ence WiKtfen*. where the .. more Champion will now be ed. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bell <. ed a number of relative* WedfiMf day evening at a six o'clock difiHef '« honor of their son, Pvt. BeflSara Bell who Is spending a ten day f»P« lough here. Those present wens'llf* and Mrs. William Koehnecke 6* Sheldon, Mr. and Mrs,' Hrwlit Koehnecke of SanborM, Genevlevft, Irwin and Gladys Nelson of Ghruvet, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bell and fftlft* lly, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew BJlbert and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Elbert and Emma Roeber of here. of gum and a like number of packages of razor blades, besl-des smaller quantities of candy bars etc. Supt. Vernon Stribley went to Des Moines Thursday to attend the Iowa State Teachers War Institute on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Ir- virr Chapman went to Des Moines where Mr. Smith and Mrs. Chapman attended the joint meeting of ;he teachers and school board association where the proposed revision of the code was reported. The' fish bowl that has been ii the Larimer cafe for the past month or so was emptied recently and th contents were taken to Algona t be given to the men who are in ducted into military service. Th contents included some 140 pack ages of cigarettes, some 40 package Grant News Thursday evening visitors at the David Farrow home were Mrs. Mable Mino and Harold and Pvt. Les- 1!« Mino of Fort Lewis, Washington and Vincent Govern of near Titonka, A farewell party was held Tues day evening at the Emmet Berhow home, honoring Bernard iKarels who w.'Jl leave soon for the army Those attending were Bernard. An drew and John Karels, Opal, Reva and Orville Work, Evelyn, Delore and Ralph Angle, 'Lament and Er vin Johnson, Marion and Melvin Berhow, Dale Shipler and ArVa an Joan Berhow. Games were play ed after which a lunch was served Bernard was presented with a puts of money. presented with a gift. Purple Heart Attorney George R. Little of Primghar has just received from the War department the medal of the Purple Heart In recognition of an act of bravery resulting In wounds in the first world war. He was wounded July 25, 1918, after the American forces moved against the Germans at Chateau Thierry. More of a Comfort than ever} Heel Huggers have always kept their wearers in comfort. But today, with so much walking to do, they're douhly appreciated for their easy lasts and heel-hugging lightness. At a comfortable price, too! $450 KRESENSKY'S PIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIM 1 See The I 0. K. 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