The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 21, 1943 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 21, 1943
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Th*Al£ona LED YARD PEOPLE Ijedyard: Word has been received! from friends of Mrs. Hazel Osterman and son, Herbert, formerly of tadyard, that Hazel Is working M» the Douglas Aircraft factory and Herbert who did not pass the draft Is employed on the Alaskan highway. •Lavonne Kramersmeier is staying at the John Manthei home. The junior choir practice was held with Mrs. Glenn Yahnke on Thursday 'evening. Mrs. N. A. Pi.ngel spent several days with her mother, Mrs. Looft at Swea City last week. Oscar Nelson and Ed Reece went to Sioux City Sunday with a load of cattle for Mr. Nelson. Mrs. L. A. Nitz entertained the Lakota Lutheran missionary society at her home Wednesday afternoon. Howard Jensen has been at La- fcota several days helping at the Ralph Clarks, repairing their garage. (Miss Verna Cairns and Lawrence "Wolcott of Eagle Lake. Minn., were visitors several days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lou Nitz. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kramersmei- er are the parents of a son born Wednesday, January 13, at the Kossuth hospital in Algotm. Margery Cassem, V : olct Casscm and Sgt. Melvin Blomc who is on a 15-day furlough, were supper guests Tuesday night of Bill Lloyd. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Clark of Lakota were visitors Sunday at the 'home of Mr. arrd Mrs. Max Nitz and daughter. Mrs. Rulph Clark is the sister of Max Nitz. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence N:tz and JMr. and Mrs. Billy Knoner went Tuesday to Woden to be at the 1>edside of Mrs. Lawrence Nitz's another and Mrs. Billy Knoner. 'Rev. Mueller attended a two-day Methodist ministerial meeting on Thursday and Friday the past weR'c in Algona. Rev. Mueller rode down with the Buffalo Center minister. Mr. and Mrs. John Manthei and Gerald, Albert Kramersmeier and daughter Lavonne were at Algona Friday night visiting Mrs. Albert Kramersmeicr at the Kossuth hos- pitaJ. Sharon and Carole Ann Noxes, granddaughters of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Carpenter, are staying with them while their mother is ill. Her many friends wish her a recovery soon. Mrs. Dennis Smith returned from Rochester, Minn., after five days visit with her daughter, Mrs. Geo. Rockwood. Mrs. Rockwood is out of the hospital and is much improved. The Rciland-Ckibels, Mason City and Jasper Smiths, Lakota, Mrs. Martha Gabel and daughters and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Stubbe were dinner guests Sunday at the Conrad Gabel home. The Thompson boys' and girls' basketball teams came over Friday night. The game ended with our girls being defeated by the score of 35-22 and the boys won by the score of 18-17. Marjorle Gabel returned Monday to Waldorf college !« Forest City. On Sunday the college A-Capella choir made a formal appearance In the Lutheran church there. Mar- jorle was the contralto soloist. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence P.'.ngel and Mrs. 'Eldward Halverson attended the funeral of Mrs. Halverson's grandmother at Frost, Minn., recently. She passed away at the home of her daughter at Albert Lea. Mrs. Harold Herzog is entertaining one circle of the Methodist aid at her home Thursday evening. For the winter months the aid members and friends are meeting at the homes of the different leaders to conserve fuel at the church basement. Rev. Alvin Mayberry called at the Geo. Thompson home on Friday afternoon. He was a classmate of Kenneth Thompson at Morningside college and Mr. Mayberry's mother, Mrs. Oscar Mayberry was a grlhood frend of Mrs. Geo. Thompson. Art Miller, LuVerne, Buys Steussy Farm According to L. W. Rouze, local Equitable representative, Art Miller living 2 \d mMes north of Lu- Verne, has purchased from the company the farm he is now operating, known as the Steussy place. The reported sale price was $95 per WILBUR C. STEVEN, SEXTON SOLDIER, WED IN FLORIDA Sexton: Mr. and Mi's. Harvey Steven announce the marriage of their son, 'Ensign Wilbur C. Steven- to Miss Jean Blackman of Jacksonville, Florida, whteh occurred December 31st, 1942. The wedding ceremony was performed at the Baptist church at 8 o'clock with ix candlelight service. The church altar was beautifully decorated with white gladtoU, ferns, palms- and white tapers. Preceding the cere* mony Karl Roese sang "Because" and the double ring ceremony was performed. The bride was attired in a blue fur-trimmed suit with wh'.te accessories and carried a white pray- erbook. The groom wore his blue uniform and was attended by the bride's brother, a member of the army air corps, also in un'.form. After the ceremony a reception was held. A wedding cake decorated with a small bride and ensign groom wus the centerpiece for the table. Wilbur is a graduate of the Algous high school and had two years of college work at Dakota Wesleyan nt M'tchell, S. D. He has been stationed at Jacksonville since the 1st of June. At present the young couple will be at home in Jacksonville as Wilbur is stationed at Cecil Field. FATHER DUHIGG NOW PASTOR OF SACRED HEART CHURCH, LIVERMORE Ijivermore: Father Duhigg re- eived word on New Years day from Heelan that he was appointed pastor of Sacred Heart church effective on Jan. 1. Father Dn- higg has been administrator of the Sacred Heart church for the past two and a half years. Father Costello was pastor until March, 1!MO. when he fell on the ice in front of t.he Texaco Oil station and broke his hip. He has been unable In attend to his duties since then. Harry Mordwell is working on the section at Dows. Ted Hibert is in Rochester. Minn., where he is undergoing medical treatment. Robert Opheim, who i-s attending the State University at Iowa City, returned to Iowa City Monday. Henry Ze'met and Frank Hundertmark are in Rochester where they are going through the Mayo clinic. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Devinc and family visited recently at the homo of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Reding. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mansor and family returned from Des Moines where they visited with Mr. Mair- sor's relatives. Staff Sergeant DcVerne Holmes, who is stationed at Ft. Custer, Mich., is spending a furlough with his aunt Mrs. Harold Frederick. Mrs. Mary Grethen and daugh- ter, Mary Lou and son, Jean, and Miss Bonnie Phillips of Rolfe wen- Wednesday visitors here. Mrs. Margaret Reiter entertained the Pinochle club at her home oir Friday afternoon. Pinochle was the afternoon's entertainment. Shirley Smith, who has been employed at the Farmers Elevator, has resigned. Her position is being filled by Mrs. Betty Porter. Andrew Cron, who is stationed in the army at Camp Babler, Mo., is spending a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs Charley Cron. Mrs. Archie Wilson is confined to her home on account of illness. Her daughter, Mrs. Violet Johnson of Fremont, Nebr., is carvng for her The Presbyterian Ladies Aid met at the home of Mrs. John Tuttle on Wednesday afternoon. After til" business meet'ng the afternoon was spent in sewing for the hostess. Mrs. Viola Montague and sou, Robert Taylor returned to Omaha, Neb., Thursday. Her sister, Mrs. Violet Johnson, returned to her home at Fremont, Neb., the some day. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jennings entertained the Euchre fcjub at their home on Tuesday evening. High prize was won by Mrs. Mike Reding. Rereshments were served. Mrs. Izola Hughes entertained the Brigateer club at her home on Wednesday afternoon. Bridge was the afternoon's entertainment. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Hughes after oafds. Mrs. Ourf Bosalia of Cherokee visited a few days at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Qebrge Lenertz. Mrs. Bosalls Is a fegis* tered Red Cross nurse and will leave next week for duties In Uncle Sam's service. Misses Anna and Lena Altmart entertained the Delta Dek club and the following ladles at bridge recently: Mrs. Alvin Lenertz, Mrs. George Lenertz, Mrs. Calvert John, son and Mrs. Mike Reding. High prize was win by Mrs. Ard!« Hattvn. Other prizes were won by Mrs, Calvert Johnson and Mrs. Mike Reding. Mrs. M'ke Reding entertained the Jolly Eight club at her home Wednesday afternoon. The afternoon was spent in playing bridge. High prize was won' by Mrs. Alvin Lenertz, travel by Miss Lena Altman and consolation went to Mrs. Edith Johnson. Mrs. Edith Johnson and Mrs. Charles Jenn'.ngs were guests. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Reding after cards, MrS. Ardls Harnm entertained the Delta Dek club at her home on Saturday afternoon. A dobsert luncheon was served upon the arrival of guests. After the luncheon the afternoon was spent in playing bridge. High prize was won by Mrs. Edith Johnson, second high by Mrs. Rose Smith and consolation by Mrs. Mabel Paulson. Mrs. Calvert Johnson was a guest. The next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Rose Smith. Whittemore Hatchery Has Blaze Monday The Whittemore fire department put out a blaze in a lean-to of thn Whittemore hatchery Monday which for a time threatened the entire buMding. A truck had been placed in the lean-to and this was completely ruined. The heat was so intense that the north wall started to burn several times. This wouH have ruined the hatchery proper and the grocery department. The loss is partially covered by insurance, according to the owner, Ed Maahs. Wermerson Farm in Prairie Township Sold The 160-acre Wermerson farm, located 6 miles north of LuVerne, has been sold to Karl S. Fantle, Fort Dodge, according to L. W. Rouze of the Equitable. The farm is now operated by Heiderscheidt and Mr. Fantle will assume possession as of March 1st. Heart Attack Fatal to Former Sexton Youth Sexton: Word has been received of the death of Robert Flueth, 16 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Flueth, who were former residents of Sexton. Mr. Flueth was formerly president of the bank, which was located at Sexton. Robert died in the schoolroom presumably from a heart attack. They now live near Mason City. - WES1IY BOY LOSES LEFTEYETURU Wesley: ttt WJMJ repotted that Charles UMenhake had been released from the Mercy hospital in Mason City last week, He had been taken there for femovAl of his left eye following an Injury by a splinter of steel. He was employed In a repair shop at Thorn* ton. POMMERENINO FAMILY NOW LOCATED INT ST. PAtHi Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Pommer- en'.ng and two children, pale and Jan of St. Paul, came Saturday night by bus to 'her parental, Ed Hlldman home. They had their household goods trucked from Algon-a to St. Paul where he.Is employed In airplane factory. Mrs. Pommerenlng is the former Lucille Hlldman. Larry Hlldman met the Pommerenlngs ?.n Mason City Saturday night. Other Sunday guests dt the Hildman home were the Herman Lyons family of Algona and the Robert Kain family of Sexton. Mrs. August Garmarr visited her daughter, Ruth at Mason City for several days last week. The annual Firemen's ball will 1 be held Friday evening, January 22, in the Kleinpeter hall. A Qhare-the-Meat committee meeting was held at the Fred Dlek- man home Monday afternoon'. Florence Olson of Mason City spent the week end here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Olson. George -Vltzthum received word last week of the death of his brother-in-law, Lou!s Swentner in- Pon- tlac, 111. The annual meeting of the Farmers Co-Operative Elevator Company will be held In the Kleinpeter hall Monday, Feb. 1st. Lee Brayton of the Great Lakes naval training center, spent from Thursday until Monday here with his fr'«nd, Wally Chrlstensen. Geraldine Bruns visited at her parental Guy Bruns home In Titonka, Sunday. She is employed in tht Exchange State Bank here. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Lease, Loren and Mrs. Susan Lease were Sunday dinner and supper guests a! the Ted Larson home in Algona. Mrs. Albert Licktelg and baby returned home Thursday of last week from a few days' visit at her parental Joe Smith home at Buffalo Center. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bleich, Mr, and Mrs. Carl Froelich and Mr, and Mrs. Wilbur Loebig were entertained at the 'Evroul Loebig home Sunday evening. The public school was dismissed Monday noon because of the blizzard and blocked roads. The parochial school did not open for classes Monday morning. Otto Wolf, son of Frank Wolf, returned home Friday from the U. S. army. He was past 38 years of age and was released upon request. He was Inducted in November; ' F:«3eliS Otis, who is attending s business cbllefs 1ft cfSie Friday tot &:weW wi her tttthi*, Mft. MAfy trtte wfio felt ast weak awd fofbks net left wflst, Word wW f*cett*5d,' fiere that Cra. tftrotfiy BeftAtf, a former Wesley public school teachef, had been married recently to an army Man. They were married, at Hancock, Iowa, where she teaches. ltd Garman came home Saturday night from Bofttlac, 111., where he had been employed the past year. He Is at <h!4 parental August Garman home and expects to be inducted tnta the army this month. Mrs. 'Lena Marso arid Miss Rosalie Dorr of St. Bened'<ct were visitors at the home of Mrs. Irene Studer here several days last week. They called at the Ed Downs home In Tttonka Wednesday afternoon. The annual meeting of the Farmers' Co-Operative Oreamety and locker will be held In the Kletnpet- er hall Saturday, Feb. 6th, .Dinner w.Ml be served at noon followed by a program and business meeting. At this writing Monday afternoon the snow storm, accompanied by high Winds which started Saturday morning was stMl going strong. Many roads were blocked arrd snow packed very hard. The temperature Was down to about 12 below. Mrs. Ed Hlldman received word Friday of the death of her cousin Mrs,. Hugh Corbin at Nevada. She is survived by her husband and nine children. The deceased Is also a cousin of Mrs. George Hlldman and Mrs. Theresa Foertsch of Wesley. A group of. friends and relatives of Mrs. Ike Smith came to her home on Monday afternoon to help her celebrate her birthday. The afternoon was spent In play.'flg five hundred. One Question Quiz for Party-line Telephone WHAT RULE est fo*6 fAMllVONA THE ANSWER: Th« Part*!!** Gold** «•!• "To show the line witti otliMB OB you would like them to shore it with YOU*" This meana being considerate in. the number of calls and length of conversations, hanging up carefully and promptly if the line is in use and replacing the receiver after each call. NORTHWESTERN RELL TIUfHONI COMPANY Income Tax Mistakes are Costly The determination of your income tax liability in j volves t£e analysis and interpretation of a complicated law and the application of that Jaw to your particular situation. It is legal business and you will be money ahead by confiding it to lawyers whose business it. is to interpret and apply the law and who are qualified to do so. Due to the large numbers of Returns which will have to be prepared before the final date of filing, those desiring assistance should contact their lawyer immediately and make an appointment. Kossuth County Bar Association We Must Close Out Entire Stock Before February 1st Because of war conditions—making good merchandise almost impossible to get—and because the younger man who wanted style plus quality to whom we catered has been called to army service, we are closing out our business. This is a boni fide clc sing out sale. We have given up our lease, and we must be closed out by February 1. All our store fixtures and furnishings are for sale. FVERY OVERCOAT, SUIT, SWEATER, TOPCOAT, JACKET, SHIRT, NECKTIE, P A JA M A , HANDKER- THIEF SOCK HAT IN OUR STOCK GOES ON THE COUNTER AT PRICES YOU CAN NOT AFFORD TO PASS UP IT IS ALL FIRST QUALITY MERCHANDISE—NOTHING IS HELD BACK ^-WE ARE GOING OUT OF BUSINESS THIS STOCK IS ALL PRE-WAR QUALITY—EVERYDAY SALEABLE MERCHANDISE, NO JUNK. MOST OF THIS STOCK COULD NOT BE REPLACED BECAUSE WAR RESTRICTIONS HAVE TAKEN MATER* IALS OFF THE MARKET FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC. - fc> -1 „ *.*, ( , Doors to the store will be open at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning. Our stock is not large, so come early so you will not be disappointed. . Nothing Held Bock All Fixtures for Sole

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