The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 7, 1943 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 7, 1943
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'<''- ' : ' ' JL; UNION MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS TO DINE JAN. 14 Union: Mr. and Mrs. Chaster Ba'Jey will be host and hostess at a pot-luck dinner Jan. 14h to the Mothers arid Daughters club ladies, husbands and families. Committees in charge are: program—Mr. *nd iMrs. Frank Hoflus and Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Heerdt; menu—'Mr. and Mrs. George Kohl and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Will. The committee asks each family to bring a covered tllsh and sandwiches. Fred Davis and Geo. Kohl shelled corn last week. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Gardner and baby were guests of Leon's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Delos Gardner. Mr. and Mrs. Q. A. Bjustrom and family were guests New Years at the Otto Harlan home west of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Bailey spei:t Christmas with their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Aalfs at Sioux City. (Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Will watched the old year out nnd the new one in at the Ralph Harbert home in Algona. Mrs. Chester Bailey held a quilting party last Saturday afternoon. Those attending were Mrs. Boe\r- «rs and Mrs. Floyd Gardner. "Jimmy", son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lichter and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gisch, has been seriously ill at his home in Algona, Gerald and Lee Schenck, sons Of the Alfred Schencks, spent sev- Your Store SPECIALS Tank Heaters 30" Wood Saws Block Salt 43c Oyster Shells 89c • • Fresh Fish Fresh Oysters Fresh Side Pork Fresh Pork Roasts Navy Beans __3 lb. 25c Red Beans 12c White Corn Meal _12c Veal Loaf 35c Eagle Milk 23c Postum 49o Cocoa 2 Ibs. 23c Sardines 2 cans 33c ^jia Tish ___33c Wheaties HOc C. S. Johnson Hardware & Groceries eital days at Ames during the Christmas vacation attending a 4-H short course. Gerald went via bus. Mrs. Jessie Mitchell mother of Mrs. Q, A. Bjustrom, received vis- Its from 'her daughters, Mrs. Edmund Larsen, arid Mrs. Arie Dittmer of Burt Monday, it being her birthday anniversary. Mrs. A. W. Lindsley and son, Terry; left by bus Monday for Fort Dodge having been at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bode, s.'.nce Christmas. Her sister, Kathryn Bode, accompanied her. New Year's guests at the Robert Loss home were Mr. and MVs. Mike Loss, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Milte Loss, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Casey Loss, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. George St. John, all of Algona, and Jean Henry of West Bend. Christmas guests at the Walter Heerdt home were Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Heerdt and son of Lone Rock. New Year's guests were Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bode and family and Mrs. A. W. Lindsley and son of Fort Dodge. Marabeth Will of Sioux City spent Christmas wtth her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Will. Milton- Will is spending five weeks with his brothers, Wallace and Cecil, who are employed in California, and incidentally enjoying the sunny climate. Mr. and Mrs. "Hank" (Henry) Kellon of Milwaukee, Wis., came last Saturday for a few days' visit with the Rudolph Will family. They were former close neighbors. Mr. Kellon was employed at the Alfred Schenck and N. J. Krieps farms a few years ago. •Good Hope church enjoyed n beautiful service Christmas eve with a candlelight ceremony. Numbers, were put on by the primary and young people's departments. The congregation assisted by the choir, •sang Christmas carols and the evening closed with special numbers by the choir. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hofuis had ns guests New Years, Frank's mother, Mrs .Manic Kofius, Oilmorc Oity. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Elston, their son, Ellton of Coe college Cedar Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. Newton Mack and two daughters, Jenn and Anne of Terrill and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hofius of Ottosen. Mrs. Lawrence Gisch entertained at dinner Sunday, Jair. 3rd in honor of her son, Bernard's birth- clay anniversary. Those attending were Kathryn Buscher, Clarice Campney, Ruth Heerdt. Jack Bussher, Robert Bode, Buddy Heerdt, Kathryn Bode and Mr and Mrs. John Gisch and daughter, Madonna. Gene Speth of Fenton is spending Christmas vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Alt. A family dinner was held at the Alt home Christmas. All the children were home but Corporal Elmer Alt, who is in Hawaii. New Years wr.s spent in a famMy gathering at the Albert Wibben home at Bancroft. Mrs. Wibben is a daughter of the Alts. Mr. and Mrs. John WMl became parents of their first child a son, born at the Kossuth hospital Dec. 23rd Mrs. Wilson is the former Eleanor Cruikshank. This makes the first grandson for Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Cruikshank. They have a granddaughter, Janice, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Bode. Mr. Wilson, who is :n> officers' training, is stationed at San Diego, Calif. Miss Ethel Shore of Minneapolis visited her friend, Mrs. A. R. Kissack at the latter's parental Wallace Benton home one day last week. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 8-i) A Great Outdoor Picture lloyd REED William IUNOIGAN AN M.G'M PICTURI Second Feature-'Music and Comedy and fun for the entire family Sunday,-Monday-Tuesday, Jan. 10-11-12 .iOta^-flXfXXKiMtSISSllfKfS THEY CMM'T TO ME,..! Wednesday-Thursday, Jan. 13-11 MRS. VARGARSON, 77.DIESATHOME OFLUVERNESON LuVerne: Mrs. Hattie Vargarson age 77, died at the home of her son, J. L. Eustace Saturday afternoon after a short Illness. She was born in Kenosha, W:s., and was the mother of four children, two sons surviving as are also two sisters and three grandchildren. Mrs. Var- garson has made her home here most of the past 15 years. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Lutheran church conducted by the Rev. L. Wittenbur*. Betty Wolf and Eleanor Nelson sang a hymn accompanied by Teacher Werner Horn. Casket bearers were C. W. Cote, Albert and Fred Schneider, Jr., Gerhard and Walter Meyer and Gall Halverson. The body was taken to Akron, Iowa, her former home, for burial Tuesday. EVANGELICAL CHURCH ELECTS YEAR'S OFFICERS Some sixty members and adherents of the Evangelical church attended the annual dinner and business meeting held in the community hall last week Wednesday. After reports by the officers of the Sunday School the following were chosen to serve as officers for the. coming year: Paul Blumer, reelected trustee; F. C. Fritzeme'er, church treasurer; George Merkle and Mr. Fritzemeier, class leaders; Alice Mae Merkle, pianist with Elinor Mae Woito, assistant; Elmer Merkle was elected Sunday School superintendent with Lawrence Marty assistant; Melvin Marty, secretary and Bernard Wolf, treasurer. The young people of the church had a watch night party at Walter Merkles on Thuarday evening. LUTHERAN CHURCH BURNS MORTGAGES AND NOTES At a service at the Lutheran church on New Year's eve a ceremony was held at which the mortgages and notes given for the erection of the church building were burned. Fred Schneider, Fred Tiede and Julius Frost were on the committee whxih served as a building committee when the erection of a new church was proposed 12 years ago. Wm. Oberhelman and Ernest Meyer were the committee which aranged for the final payments and held the papers when they were kin-died >by the pastor, t.hc Rev. L. Wittenburg, . It was . a very fitting service for the closing of the old year and those instrumental '.n making it possible are to be congratulated. GOODS OF NEW M. E. PASTOR ARRIVES IN LUVERNE The household goods of the new Methodist pastor arrived in Lu- Verne on New Year's day and the family will arrive here for the pastor to preach his first service on January 10. He is the Rev. Robert Phillips and comes from Chicago where he has recently completed his theological training. He is married and there are two children in the family. The Rev. R. B. Cook formerly of Lu Verne, but now from Renwick has been supplying at the local church since October when the Rev. Kenneth Wh'.tncy went to Sioux City. Kathleen Sanford was at home from Waterloo for Christmas. Archie Curran of Naytauwasch, has been visiting with LuVerne relatives. Wm. Hardcopf has been laid up with an injured ankle which was caused by a horse kick. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Mason, of Charles City, were week end guests of Lettie and Jennie Mason. Mrs. Jos. Thorn, who teaches in the Dakota City schools, spent her vacation having the mumps. Mrs. Nicholas Wolf has returned after spending a month near San Antonio, where her husband has been stationed. Word has been received of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Beebe at Fort Dodge on Thursday, December 31. Cecelia Bowman, who has been making her home with sisters at Waterloo, spent the holiday vacation with her father, Wm Bowman. Misses Belle and Gunda Egertson have returned to Ames after spending the holidays with their sister, Mrs. J. A. Nelson and family. Sarah Blumer returnd to Waukegan, Illinois, on New Year's day after spending two weeks at homo. She is an instructor in the Wau- ko^an schools. The Walter Heftis, Albert Hefti.s, Dudley Blessias and John Hefti went to Goldfieki New Year's day where they were entertained at the John Zimmermans. .Florence and Alfred Hof spent the week end at the D. E. Ross home at Humboldt. Betty Ross has enlisted as a navy nurse and left for service Tuesday. Mrs. Clara Sankey and family were dinner guests at the Arthur Rileys on New Year's day. Other guests at the RMeys were Mrs. Anna Sankey and Mrs. Grace Ramus. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zwiefel and children visited Mrs. Zwiefel's parents at Des Moines during the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Bond accompanied them as far as Ames | and from there went to Conrad to visit. Hobert Kruse, the older son of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Kruse, is entering Iowa State College this week. He has not graduated from the local h:gh school yet but has completed the work and has taken his final tests. (Milton Woito, who has been the instrumental music instructor at Lohrville for the past year and a half, has resigned from that position to take a clerical position with the La Plante Choate Co., at Cedar Rapids and with his family has gone to that city to make his home. Mr. Woito's brother, Harold is assistant personal director with the same company. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Walters and two sons, Minneapolis, and Mr. and Mrs. J. Higgins, Fort Dodge, were recent vfsitora at the Harry Von Draskas. Mr. Walters has 'been a manager of a Kinney shoe store for a number of years and has been promoted to supervisor of the stores In New York and Pennsylvania and was to begin, his duties Jan. t The family w»l live at ester, New ^ * &.» Mary K. Hum Weds— The marriage of Mary Kathev- ,nc Hum, daughter of Mrs. Catherine Hum, to James W. Dower of Birmingham, Ala,, took place December 31 at Birmingham. The Rev. T. L. Flynn officated at the nuptial mass in St. Paul's church there. Mary Katherine is a graduate of :he local high school and of the State University of Iowa where she affiliated with Delta Delta Delta social sorority. She is a member of Sigma Phi, honorary journalism fraternity. Following graduation from the university she was employed for a year on the Cedar Valley Daily Times at Vinton, Iowa. Last summer she went to New York 2 : 'ty, where she was employed by Mademoiselle magazine. Mr. Dower Is a son of Mrs. J. M. Dower of Marengo, Iowa, and is a graduate of the (Marengo high school. He attended St. Ambrose college in Davenport and is a graduate of the State University Liberal Arts and Law Colleges. Me is a member of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. Wh'.le at the university he acted as sports announcer and music commentator for radio station WQUI. He is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and is now employed by the United States Department of Justice. The new Mr. and Mrs. Dower are making their home in Birmingham. Mary Katherine spent -Christmas in Algona with her mother, leaving shortly afterwards for Alaba- West Bend Girl Weds— Catherine Susan Mertz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mcrtz of West Bend, was married December 14 to Glenn Eugene Blair, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Blair, oi West Bend. The ceremony took place at St. Gabriels Cathedral in Washington, D. C. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Abrams. Mrs. Abrams, the former Bernadine Mertz, is a sister of the >r:'de. • Mrs. Blair is a graduate of St. Angeles Academy at Carroll and she attended Iowa State Teachers' college. For the past six years she las been employed in the copyright division of the Library of Congress in Washington. Mr. Blair s a West Bend.high school grad-, uate and has beeri serving in the IF YOU NEED Betty Blerron Weds— .' • A wedding of interest to Algon- ans took place December 26 at EsthervMle when Betty Merron, daughter of Mrs. Buena Merron, became the bride of Lieutenant E. A. Reichmann of Chicago, 111. The new Mrs. Reichmann is a niece of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Miller and has been a frequent visitor in Algona. The ceremony was performed by candlelight at the home of the bride"s grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Thompson in the presence of the immediate relatives. They were attended by the bride's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Miller attended the wedding. Both the bride and groom are University of Iowa graduates. The bridegroom is a newly-commissioned officer in the army having been returned from the Jamaican Islands for officers' training. Mrs. Reichmann is employed as secretary to her uncle who is vice president of a lumber company. She will continue working until she can join her husband who is temporarily stationed in Chicago. Helmor Nordstrom Weds— The following iem appeared in the Wymore, Nebraska, paper: "Beauty with simplicity marked tht setting at the brides home for the marriage on December 16 of Miss Merlene Tatro of Wymore, daughter of Mrs. Oral Tatro, to Helmur B. Nordstrom, son of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Nordstrom of Portland, Ore. "To the strains of the Lohengrin wedding march, played by Mrs. Rowland of Lincoln, the bride ana groom took their places, attended by the bride's sister, Idonna, and her brother, Gayle. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. W. Rowland of Lincoln. "The bride wore an afternoon dress of tea rose with white accessories and the bridesmaid was dressed in tan with brown acces series. "Mrs. Nordstrom attended the University of Nebraska and Union college and is an acomplished pianist and violinist. She has been teaching in Missouri for the past few months. Mr. Nordstrom attended Portland Union academy anil is a dental technician in the U. S. army. navy f6r ffle p'asljfe^f yelrs. • At* to* a shoH wMrfift? itftp td *fe\* Ybrk, Mrs* fclalf ri&ittfned. to ,hef Work irt WasWHffttH, Atol iff. Blair returned ttt dUtjf at Norfolk, Virginia, where he Is stationed. i '-I *.!}-*' Lempkee-Bown Wedding— The Presbyterian manse was the seen* of a pretty wedding Thursday afternoon, December 24. when Helen Irene Lempkee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Armour Lempkee, became the bride of Horace 'Wayne Bown, son of Mrs. Mary Bown of Illinois. The Rev. C. C. Richardson officiated at thV single ring ceremony. The couple was attended by .Adele Lempkee, sister of the bride, and Ronald Gardner of Algona. The bride wore a beige street length dress and a corsage of flowers. Her attendant wore a 'blue suit type dress and a corsage. Mrs. Bown is a graduate of thfl local high school and she attended Iowa State Teachers' college. She has beer} teaching near Algona and plans to finish her term. Mr. Bown is a mechanic at the Kent Motor Co. I/iverniorc-Beard Marriage- Mr, and Mrs C H Boyer of 828 21st Ave. 8. W., Cedar Rap-ida, have announced the marriage of Afgoftft. *ta AffiftM lltt* JL*H3 (HM***KMW nw»*'»» f«»--- a Iff,' 1642 at St, IMU, Mo\, in St. Paul's Lttlherati p'ft*Sona$e. Tile bride is a SeCdlid COUSln of Mrft. Merle W. gehwietert of Al* Sfoha and also Elmer and Clafencfl Meohler 6f T'.tonka, , . , Bmftiett IS a graduate of thS local high school and was emplbyed 'by the Borehardt drug store. At present he is a senior student In the College of Pharmacy at the State University. Mr. and Mrs. Beard are temporarily a£ home at 418 S. Clafk street in Iowa City. —;:-<• . Birthday Party- Mrs. Henry Helmers ,was pleas* antly surprised last Wednesday af* ternoon when ten of her friends dropped In to help her celebrate her .birthday anniversary. The afternoon was spent playing five hutr-- dred with Mrs. Led Bellock Winning the high score prize and Mrs. Hahle the low score prize. Lunch was brought and served by the guests, Mrs. Helmers was given a hanky shower In honor of the occasion. Y. P. S. Elects Officers— The annual election of officers for the Young People's society of the Trinity Lutheran church Was Rftbekah = r Installation ef the ;.H the* December ' hall here Tucesda} ..._,_ fiurt Installation Starf ... of the ceremonies. Th6 new e Graftd,,Mrs. -Rose- Vice Grand, Bmma Shat1>. Secretary, Mable Lund. Treasurer, Betnitlce Lyrtk, [FollovWhg the .installation ft ttdv* ered dish supper will be' gntofed and members are asked to torlng; a covered dish and sandWiehes,' • Corp, Haase, Fentottj Serving in Africa* .Fenton: Corporal and Mrs". Cllf* ford Haase are parents of ft 6 lb. 10 oz. girl, 'born Saturday H!«ht At the Kossuth h&spltal. Ste""*? been named Karen Marte. Tnft, 'couple have one other child;*a son Lee. Corporal Haase Is With thfe armed forces somewhere In Afri* ca, FURNACE REPAIRS , Depend on us for prompt, expert service at reasonable prices. We'll help you be sure your furnace la 'kept in good shape. The factory provides us with 24-hour- a-day service on genuine repair parts for Green Colonial furnaces. NEW FURNACES? II your present furnace Is beyond uie or repair, you can still buy a new Green Colonial. Ask us about it. LAING & MUCKEY 12 N. 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