The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 28, 1943 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 28, 1943
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. fhe Al|Wi* te>«r ties Ifdteoir Hllst«nrtt-Hnlpln Wedding- Betty Hilsteadt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Hilstendt of Boono became the bride of Lt. Thomas tJalpin, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Halpln of Algona in a simple ceremony performed at Bethany, Mis- aouri, on Janunry 13th. The Rev, J. W. Ward read the single ring service at 10 o'clock nt the parsonage of the Methodist church. The couple's nttcndnntjs w.'eru Mrs. Charles Hilliard of Des Moinos and Richard Halpin of Ames, a brother of the bridegroom. The bride wore a brown crepe dress with turf tan accessories and a shoulder corsage of white Kilnr- ney roses. Her attendant wore a black dress with a shoulder corsage of pink sweetheart roses. Following the ceremony the bridal party went, to DCS Moines for the wedding dinner. The new Mrs. Halpin is a graduate of the local high school with the class of 1937. She moved to Boone with her family in 1938. For the past three years she has been employed as bookkeeper and stenographer for the J. C. Peterson Clothing Co. at Boonc where she plans to continue for the present. Lieutenant Halpin is also a graduate of the local high school and Was employed as electrician at the ordnance plant at Burlington until he entered service a year ago. He Was placed in the medical corps. Wid took his training at Camp IBarkley, Texas, and at the William Beaumont hospital at El Paso, Texas, graduating June 27, 1942, as an x-ray technician. He wns trnns- fered to Fort Bragg, South Carolina, where he received his call for officers' training. He was graduated January 6 from engineer officers' training at Fort Bclvoir, Va.. with a second lieutenant's conunis sion. He is now stationed at Camp Claiborne, La. The young couple are both well known in the community and have many friends who wish them happiness. Former Irvlnffton Girl Weds— Evclyir Weber, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Weber of Corwitli, became the bride of Maynard H. Woodbury, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Woodbury of Corwith, at three o'clock Sunday afternoon, January 24. The bride was given in marriage by her father and the Rev. A. J. IBarldey of the Methodist churrh officiated. The ceremony was performed at the bride's home in the presence of the immediate families. The couple was attended by Janet Mercer, college roommate of the bride and Wayne Woodbury, brother of the bridegroom. J. Worth Miller sang "O Promise Mo" preceding the ceremony and Mrs. J. Worth Miller accompanied him and also played Lohengrin's Wedding March for the procession. The bride wore a white wool gabardine suit with brown accessories and carried a corsage of roses and sweet peas. The bridesmaid wore a light brown dress and a corsage of daffodils. The Weber family is well known in Algona having lived for some time in the Irvington neighborhood. Both Mr. and Mrs. Woodbury are graduates of the Corwith high school and Mrs. Woodbury has attended Iowa State College for the past two and a half years. Mr Woodbury is attending the University of Iowa. The couple will live at Iowa City where the bridegroom OUR MEN NEED * BOOKS * SEND ALL YOU CAN SPAR! GOOD BOOKS ARE ON THE MARCH from your book, shelves to our fighting men. Get them out—leave them at the nearest collection center or public library for the 1943 VICTORY BOOK CAMPAIGN. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29-30 Enemy agents find . Uncle Sam's Secret \ Service on the alert! MARY SIDNEY ASTOR GREENSTREET Fun for the "Entire Family Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 31 r Feb. 1-2 Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek says the Chinese people will preserve forever the memory of The Flying Tigers. A SAGA OF COURAGE Allan Jones, Jane Frazee anil Phil Spitalny and his Hour of Charm in "WHEN JOHNNY COJIES MARCHING HOME" is attending school while awaiting his call into active service in the Army Air force. Following the wedding ceremony a buffet dinner was served at the home of the bride's parents. Townscnd Auxiliary— Mrs. Mina Davis was hostess to the woman's auxiliary of the Algona Townsend club at her -home Monday afternoon. Mrs. Marie Paetz was named secretary-trean- urer of the group. The members spent the balance of the afternoon following the business meeting in cutting inch square blocks for a pillow. The next meeting will be held the afternoon of Feb. 22 at the home of Mrs. Marie Pederson. Ladies are asked to bring a lea towel to embroider. Fellowship Club Sleets— rThe Fellowship club of the Presbyterian church met Wednesday evening in the church basement. A business meeting was followed by a study hour which was conducted by Lyle Mathes. The club is studying each month's issue of u Presbyterian maga2ine, -J-Social Progress" dealing with the application of Christianity to social and economic problems. The hostesses at the meeting were Mrs. C. C. Richardson and Mrs. D. G. Clopton. or Announcements See our complete line of samples—printed or engraved. Let them complete your trousseau and tell the story of the all important event. The Algona Upper Des Moines Algona 4-H The Algona 4-H club met at the Court House Saturay, January 23. Robert Mayer gave a report on his trip to Chicago to the 4-H show held there in early December. Wayne Barr, Jerald and Lee Schcnck reported their trip to Ames for the 4-H short course held during Christmas vacation. William St. Clair, Floyd Bode and sixteen members attended. Mr. Bode also reported on the Chicago trip. Past Matrons Meet— The Past Matrons club of the O. E. S. met Wednesday afternoon at the Masonic Temple. The committee in charge consisted of Mrs. Edith Taylor, Mrs. Adel McDonald- and Mrs. Hazel Lusby. Mrs. Pauline Morow of Audubon, a former member of the club, was a guest. This is the first time Mrs. 'Morrow has visited the group since she moved away eight years ago. Mrs. Marvel McDowell wag initiated into the group. Congregational Ladies' Ass'n— The Woman's Association of the Congregational church meet for a one o'clock luncheon at the church on February 4. The devotionals will be in charge of the Mrs. Andrew Peterson. Mrs. D. D. Paxson will review the book, "The Robe." Mrs. Pearl Potter's circle will serve the luncheon. Members are asked to to bring their contributions for the missionary box to this meeting. Westminster Guild— The Westminster Guild, business girls' club of the Presbyterian church, met Monday evening for a 0:30 dinner in- the church dining room. Hostesses were Helen Fishbeclc Brown, CUiricc Powers and Fidelia Skow. The program was in charge of the president, Kay Lorenz. Men's Forum— The Men's Forum of the Congregational chutch will meet Thursday evening for a 6:30 dinner in the church dining room. G. D. Shumway will conduct a lawyers' round table discussion on income tax. Earl Sprague is president of the group and Julian Chrischilles is the secretary. Birthday Party- Mrs. Carl Hnugen' and Mrs. Raymon Henry were hostesses to a group of ladies Friday afternoon honoring the birthdays of Mrs. El.- sie Cady and Mrs. Ed Hagg. Also present were Evelyn Cady, Mrs. R. L. Burns, Mrs. A. A. Sterling, Mrs. Roy Hutzell and Mrs. H. W. Post. Beta Sigma Plii— The Alpha Psi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Wednesday evening at the surgical dressing rooms for the second meeting on the Red Cross project which is in charge of Mrs Kenneth Knudsen The group went to the home of Mrs Bob Williams for their business session. n. N. A. tp Install— The Royal Neighbor lodge will meet this evening (Thursday) at the Legion hall at eight o'clock. Officers for the coming year are to be installed. All officers and neighbors are asked to be there on time. Lunch will be served at the close of the meeting. Junior Choir Party— The members of the junior choir of the Presbyterian church enjoyed a bob sled party Friday evening. A lunch was served following the ride. The choir, composed of youngsters, substituted for the senior choir at the morning services Sunday. Auxiliary Sewing Meeting— The American Legion Auxiliary will have a sewing meeting Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the homo of 'Mrs. Antone Didriksen. Members are requested to bring carpet rags to prepare for the 'patients at the veterans' hospital at Kiiox- ville. Townsend Meeting— The program committee for the Townsend club met with Mrs. Cora Holdrenv chairman, on Monday In The WEEK'S NEWS CurreM Events Photographed fftr The Alg-ona Upper Des Moittes DARLAN AND HIS SUCCESSOR—Adm. Jean Darlan, assassinated French leader in North Africa (left) and (Jen Henri Honore Giraud, his successor, as they reviewed military objectives several weeks ago. Giraud was unanimously chosen to succeed Adm. Darlan in Council meeti-ng In session about 100 yards from where Darlan's body lady in state. . SUB BUILT ON GREAT LAKES ON'WAY TO THE SEA— Chicago: The U. S. S. Peto, the first U. S. Navy submarine ever .built on the Great Lakes, was placed in a drydock at Lockport, 111., last week end for the trip to New Orleans, La., and the sea, over shallow lower reaches of the Illinois and Mississippi rivers. The sub is being towed from Chicago through the inland waterways after tests and trial run from Manitowoc, Wis., shipyards, where it was built. BERKSHIRES THEY'RE HOG RAISING CHAMPIONS—Ida Grove, Iowa: George and Karl Roffman (left and r.'.ght inset above), brothers of Ida county, Iowa, are America's undisputed hog raising champions. At the recent Chicago Market Fat Stock Competition, the war-time edition of the world famous International t'.ve Stock Exposition, they won all firsts in the hog carlot division, and the Grand Cha mpionship over all breeds with the 260 pound Berkshires shown above. The Hoffmans had tw;.ce previously won the International Carlot championship in 1939 and 1941, but never before had anyone won all firsts. The brothers' farms near here look not unlike thousands of other farms of the state. No special hog raising" equipment is used. BULLS SELLS FOR $14,100—Brantford, Ontario, Canada: Photo shows a scene at the dispersal of the Trailynd herd owned by G. M. demons of Brantford, where the yearling Hoi- stein bull, Montv:<5 Renown, was sold for ?14,100 to a Chicago company. Renown's great-grandfather, Johanna Rag Apple Pabst, topped this price in 1926 when he sold for $15,000. Mr. demons the proud owner and secretary of the Holstein-Friesian Association of Canada is shown right, and representing the buyer is Mr. Cation, second from right. night to plan the next meeting to be held Feb. 2. A program is planned followed by a bingo party. The public is invited. Bridge Party- Mrs. Donald Miller, Mrs. Brian Van Roekel and Mrs. Clyde Ridenour will entertain at a bridge party at the home of Mrs. Miller on Friday evening. The ladies ara all wives, of local teachers. O. N. O. Club- Mrs. L. F. Rice entertained the members of the O. N. O. bridge club at her home Tuesday evening. Mrs. Dennis Pratt was a guest. Mrs. L. A. Copp received the prize for high score. Marvin Richardson is 0— Marvin Richardson, son of Rev. and Mrs. C. C. Richardson, celebrated his sixth birthday Monday with a party at the kindergartan where he is a pupil. Bridge Club- Mrs. John McDowell is entertaining the members of her bridge club at her home this afternoon (Thursday). Mrs. Chet DeSart of Fort Dodge is a guest. Sewing Club- Mrs. Rudy Guderian entertained the members of her sewing club at her home Tuesday afternoon: Mrs. George Conklin is president of the group. Bridgette Club- Mrs. Fred Bartholomew entertained the eight members of the Bridgette club at her home at t dessert-luncheon Wednesday after- non. Merry Milters— Mrs. John Thompson will entertain the members of the Merry Mixers club at 'her home on Friday afternoon. Hospital News Kossutli Hosptai Jan. 20—Adam Luchsinger, Whittemore, medical. Jan. 21—'Fred James, Burt, medical. Jan. 23—Mrs. Irene Berge, Algona, girl. Jan. 24—Mrs. Al Thompson, Algona, boy. Jan. 25—Mrs. Alvin Zinnell, Whittemore, medical; Mrs. J. Chapeil, Algona, medical. Jan 26—Mrs. Harry Alt, Alg9na, girl; Howard David Strickler, infant, Algona, med. General Hospital Jan. 21—Mrs, Nina Bierstedt, of Lone Rock, surgical. Jan. 24—Claude White, Algona, surgical. Jan. 26—-Dorothy Nichols, Algona. surgical. Jan. 23—Mra. Harold Reddel, Lu- Verne, girl, LOCALS tfoet tte$*rt aftd Judy, arrived Monday evening for a few days' visit with Mr. and Mrs. John McDowell and other Algona friends. Mr. and Mrs. De- Sart moved from here to Fort Dodge last October where Mr. De- Sart is in charge of the shoe department for the Montgomery Wa,rd Co; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sheldon spent the week erid with the fofm- er's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sheldon at Eldora and also visited other relatives and friends. On the return trip they were forced to spend the night at Brltt when the bus was forced to stop because of snow. Richard is an Upper Des Molnes printer. Mr$ Walter Frlosner and daughters, Lois and Kay of Ankeny and Robert Thompson of Ames spent the week en-d with 'Mr. and Mrs, Herschel Thompson. Mrs. Friea- ner and Robert are the son and daughter" of the Thompsons. Mrs. Friesner is employed in the Ankeny ordnance plant and her husband is taking officers' training in the army, The Red Cross knitting •committee will be grateful for any used yarn or shorter pieces of yarn that anyone will don-ate' to them. The yarn will 'be knitted Into small squares for afghans and similar articles. Yarn can be brought to the Red Cross headquarters in the Legion Hall on Fridays or given ot Mrs. A. J. Raney, Algona knitting chairman or 'Mrs. Joel Herbst, the county knitting chairman. r* ago Mfs. , Benioh t of weflt to Cedar Rapids and Was employed as Sftte8w6man 1ft the ttiiUlo department Of ft leading Cedaf Rapid* store. There her ae« qualhtance with Bottfke B. Hick'- enlooper, art attorney. Was foritted and their marriage followed. • Boom to Iron Test pits to discover possiWe Iron ore deposits in northeastern- cdun- tles are to be opened by the Bureau of Mines of the U.. S. .Department of Interior, it has been reported. The region Ls part of the only known iron ore deposits of Iowa said to He at a 70-foot depth and to cottta!-n an estimated 10,000,000' tons of ore. Chef do Culnllie Pvt. Melvin Thompson of Mit- *Mt county ,1s a p >'« aff MOTlt«l mewrdint to m . Hi private life he cuisine oft dlnlftg- it ftf* ftg *» Stafei^ Htf thre« has prepared^ presidents, doolidge, HcfoVet fthd Roosevelt Th6mp8ott ( here, 'Hal & farm WaJtln^fdf Melvin to take! over when fie returns to civilian life, but Melvin says he hopes to see something of the other eight states before settling down to. farm life. . Moftent Transportation Art Johnson's idea of transporting his family and parents to tha pfe-Chrlstonas "program «tt OMve Branch country school near Clar- .'.nda was a tractor pulling an Indian travois, or drag Indians used to transport goods .behind a horse. The Week Odd Spots in the News It's the "Adams County, Iowa" (Because it reached its goal of selling $175,000 In War bonds in the period Nov. 1 to Dec. 12, Adams county will rece.'.ve the honor of having a bombing plane named 'Adams County, .Iowa," according :o the recommendation of the War Bond Committee. Santa is a Stork Mrs. Hans Westegaard of Reln- >eck became a great-grandmother .wice on last Christmas eve. A >oy and a girl, respectively, were jorn to Mrs. Harold Minder and firs. Hugo Minder, both of Sail D.'ego, Calif. The two women last amed are daughters of Mrs. Wes- ergaards daughter, Mrs. John Howrd of Gait, Iowa. . • Iowa at Woman The largest woman in the circus vorld twenty years ago was a for- ner resident of Chelsea, in Tama county. In private life she was Mrs. Gertrude Walker, weighing nt the time 596 pounds and traveling w'.th the World Bros. Circus through Iowa. She was, according to the daily papers of that day, so large that she was unable to get into a railroad coach and was forced to travel in a-five-ton truck. Hemp Grower The important crop, hempj will be grown r by Father Leo:Entrlnger of Grundy Center this year. He has s'gned up for 40 acres. He will rent the land to nlant into hemp and members of his congregation and himself will see that it is planted and cared for. First Lady It is revealed by the Waukon Democrat that Governor-Elect B; B. Hickenlooper chose his wife from the ranks of lowas business Mrs. Smith Does The Shopping... And she doesn't want to make two trips! She's carrying her share now, and she has to plan ahead. She reads the ads in the Algona Upper Pes Moines because they help her plan her wartime buying! The Algona Upper Des Moines Gay House Dresses Brighten up your corner with bright, new house frocks In poster-bright border prints, gay seersuckers', pin stripe prints'and spun rayons and wash silks. See the new dresses that just aifrived thig week You Will Want More Than One SI.98 to $5.98 The Elite JANUARY Clearance Sale v interior Gloss Enamel Keystone Horse Collar Pads 79c Radio or End Tables SI. 59 Car Seat Covers $2.95 Boys' Shoe Skates S3.95 Stove Pipe 24" long (7 C Johnson's Quick Dry Lfriofeum Varnish White House Paint Vanity Benches You'll appre- $049 ciate this value L Three Tine Forks Harness Oil Bring your container, gal Oil Cloth All patterns per yard ____ Modern Styled Desk S9.89 Child's High Chairs S3.95 Emergency Pullout CHAINS 0A A 6.00x16, each O9lf Tire Reliners Will fit 17x16 449 in. tires £ Girls' White Shoe SKATES $495 lined, tubular 1 Varnish 4 hr. dry, qt. 79c Barn Paint f** , $135 lots gal. I Walnut Finish Chest of Drawers SI 1.95 Filter Disks 100 pads pkg. 22c Cow Chains each 25c Car Batteries 45 plate, 24 $C95 mo, guar, exchTil Motor Oi Winter grade ,-^ WAR QUA14TY Visit Our Used Furniture Department * Coast-to-Coast Store JOE BLOOM \ ~

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