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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 4, 1943
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The Alfdfta tfpftof Big Mo W.J.REYNOLDS PASSES IN LONE ROCK, JAN. 26TH (William Jasper Reynolds was born In Polk county, Iowa, August 84th, 1855. He grew to manhood in the Hopkins Grove community near Madrid, Iowa. He was united in marriage with Nancy Jane Keith October 12, 1875. Twelve years later they moved to Nebraska and settled near Kearney and were engaged in farming until 1901, when they moved to Hubmoldt county, Iowa and settled near Humboldt. To Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds were 'born ntae children, six of whom survive. They are Harry T. of Tacoma, Washington, Ray M. of Stunner, Washington, Harold and Arthur of Humboldt. The daughters are Mrs. Lewis Wells of El- wiore, Minn., and Mrs. Rose New- ibrough of Lone Rock. Mrs. Reynolds preceded him in death, passing away May 5, 1925. (He passed away at the home of 'fels granddaughter, Mrs. Clifford Mueller of Lone Rock Jan. 26th, 3843 at the age of 87 years, 5 months and two days. Short funeral services were hakl at the Merrttt Funeral chapel, Algono, Friday afternoon, Jan-. 29th. The regular services were conducted at two o'clock in the funeral chapel ! .n Humboldt and burial was made in the Humboldt cemetery beside the grave of his wife. The Rev. C. S. Whitehouse of Lone Hock had charge ofl both services. fThe Mifford Mitchell family spent Saturday with Mrs. A. K. Nelson at Emmetsburg. IMjiss Hazel Uames of Etlmore, Mlrm., was a guest at the Ray Snyder home last week. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kueck of Ledyard were visitors at the Henry Kueck home Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs.'Merle Hanson and Bonnie of Armstrong were guesfs at the A. H. Hnnna home Sunday. Mrs. Knut Thomson of Ringsted came Wednesday for an extended yislt at the Andrew Thomsen home. Mrs. Alex Mitchell and Will Mielke both of Northwood, spent Wednesday with Mrs. Frank Mac- Umber. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schroeder and family spent Sunday evon'ng at the F. F. Schroeder home at Fenton. Mrs. Frak Macumber, Dorothy Hanson were supper guests at the Clarence Macumber home at Algona Sunday evening. •Mr. and Mrs. George B. Long and family were visitors at the Harold Luedtke home at Lotts Creek Friday evening. IMrs. Jessie Stebritz of Mason City, Mrs. Kathryn Stebritz of Clear Lake spent Saturday nlgfct and Sunday with Mrs. E. M. Hawks. Mrs. Dora Laabs, Mrs. Everett Hanna and Mrs. Harold Holmgren gave the home project lesson to ten ladles at the Holmgren home Thursday. .Dorothy Hobson, Mnsorr City, spent the week end at the parental Harry Hobson home and Ruby Nelson, Algona, spent Sunday with the \Vm. Nelsons. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bierstedt and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Fred Schmidt home and supper guests at the Ray Bartlett home at Titorrka Sunday. Mrs. F. W. Collins, son Donald, and Miss Esther Blumer, all of L'.vermore and Miss Ruth Fry of Waterloo, were guests at the Mer- vvin Marlow home Sunday. IMiss Verabell Thomsen, who has been employed in Des Molnes, came home Saturday for a month before entering a hospital for nurses' trailing at Albert Lea, Minn. Pvt. Carl Krrutsen of Camp Bowie, Texas, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Knutsen and Mr. and Mrs. August Bernau of Burt were dinner guests lit the I. W. Nelson home Monday. The Donald Blanchard family were supper guests at the Mrs. Hilma Erickson home at Bancroft Thursday evening. Mrs. Erickson returned horrfe with the Blanchards for a week's visit. (Lawrence Geltzenauer, Karl Ewoldt, P. M. Christenson, George Nyman and P< L. Thoreson of Armstrong attended a grain dealers' convention at Fort Dodge on Tuesday and Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Householder and the Calvin Householder family were dinner guests at the Harlan Blanchard home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Rredel and Charlotte of Ringsted were afternoon callers. Mrs. Richard Long entertained at a dinner Sunday in honor of her son, John, who was inducted into the anmy Wednesday. Guests included the Arthur Longs of Bancroft and the Ralph Thompson fam- ly. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Jensen spent Wednesday at the Ben Engebritson home at Algona, Thursday afternoon at the Art Claussen home at Swea City and were Sunday dinner guests at the Leo Lampe home Lit Bancroft. (Mr. and Mrs. Frank Flaig and daughter, Maxine and Miss Helen Sprank and the W. G. Flaig family were dinner guests at the Glen Burt home near Armstrong Sunday in honor of the Burts' 25th wedding anniversary. *-*-,-)* Thursday, February 4 Walt Disney's March of Time's 'OJAMBI" Full length feature in technicolor "WE ARE THE MARINES" Friday and Saturday, February 5-0 SUSPCNSFUL! GENE TIERNEY ' GEO. MONTGOMERY ,n LYNN BAR1 with Weaver Bros, and Elviry Fun for the family Sunduy-Momtoy and Tuesday, Feb. 7-8-!) GtNE KELLY - GEOI1GE MUPPHY MARYA EGC-RFH - BEN BIDE AN A'l-i}-Mfic\ unc Frankenstein's Cat Colleges at War Monday, Feb. 8—Brass and Copper Collection Every child or adult that brings one pound or more of copper or brass to the theatre will be admitted free matinee or night. Benefit Ivossuth Red Cross. Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 10-11 Stationery For Service Men Army—Navy—Marines Naval Air Force Army Air Force Coast Guard 50 Sheets—50 Envelopes 1.10 box The Algona Upper Des Moines WESLEY FARMERS' CO-OP. ELEVATOR IN ANNUAL MEET (Wesley: The annual meeting of the Farmers Co-Operatlve company was held Monday afternoon, Feb. 1st in the Klelnpeter hall with a very good attendance. Wm. Prlniml, Olaf Funnemark and Joe Goetz were elected to succeed hemselves as directors for a term >f three years. Victor Loebig was elected to fill the vacancy caused >y the death of Will Rlcke. The financial report 'showed the combined sales of the elevator and umber yard were $399,857.26 and he net profit before income taxes are paid amounted to $'15,675.14, Stock and patronage dividends were 6,940.25 distributed to stockhold- rs in the form of stock and patron- ige dividends. $4,168.41 Is the bal- ,nce surplus after dividends are paid. Five percent was paid on nerchandise and one-half percent bushel on grain. The society is lear of debt after having added he lumber yard in 1935. Ed Hildman is manager With Alfred Erdman in charge of the uiriber department Frank Bleich s second man at the elevator and jawrence Hildman at the lumber •ard. Bob Studer Is truck operator. Wallace Donovan is president., Olaf Funnemark, vice president; . J. Frlmml, secretary; John Carlon, treasurer. Other directors are laus Tjarks, Joe Goetz, Clarence Ward and H. J. Sherman. W. Earl Hall of Mason City gave very interesting talk on Agricul- ure in South America. George Prema is now in the state Df Washington where he is em- iloyed in the ship yards. iMr. and Mrs. Frank Bleich and wo children were Sunday guests at he Tom Forburger home. Mrs. Roland Waldschmidt of Ft. Dodge spent the week end at her larental Ben G. Studer home. ,Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Stockwell of Algona attended the missionary :ard party here Sunday evening. The American Legion Auxiliary icld its regular monthly meeting Monday evening. Mrs. Ole Olson vas hostess. Paul Studer who has been 111 vith Malta Fever since Christmas s able to be out now and attended hurch Sunday. IMrs. Leo Waldschmidt of Fort 3odge spent the week end at the lome of her son, Elliott Wald- chmidt and family. Mrs, Ben G. Studer spent several lays last week at the home of ier daughter, 'Mr. and Mrs. Roman licke near Bancroft. The Roy Kollasch family will love soon into the house vacated y the Earl Punk family. Mr. ollasch purchased the house. Bernard Erdman, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. Erdman, who was induct- d into the army several weeks .go, is now at Camp Schubert, Ala- ama. 'Ralph Simons, Thomas Vitz- hum, Lawrence Weig and Joe Erdman left Wednesday morning from Algona for induction into the U. J. army. The pupils of the lower grades n the public school honored Gary 'unk by a party at school Friday Afternoon He moved to Wichita, •Cansas, with his mother Satur- ay. Mr. and Mrs. James Silbaugh. re- urned home Sunday evening from Icranton. They had gone down on Tuesday to be with his mother, vhen she submitted to a major op- ration Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hildman and Lawrence were Sunday dinner *uests at the home of their daugh- er, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kain and 'amily near Sexton. The Herman jyons family of Algona were guests .Iso. Sunday dinner guests at the Eliott Waldschmidt home were Mr. ind Mrs. John Smith and son, Jack, Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Olson, Mrs. Leo WaJdfichmidt and daughter, Vfrs. Dennis Licktdig' of Fort 3odge. Mr. and Mrs. Reese Martin and Jiree children moved to Des Moines over the week end. They had lived n rooms in the Urban Neurotli louse the past two months. Mr. Reese is attending a barber school n Des Moines. Mrs. Anna Loebig fell Monday ifternoon and dislocated her right shoulder. She had attended the annual elevator meeting in the ivleinpcter hall and slipped on the ast step as she was leavMig the juilding and she fell on the sidewalk. iMi's. Earl Punk and three chikl- .•cn left Saturday for Wichita, Kansas, where they will live. Delbert Benton took them down in his car und Urban Ncuruth trucked their :iousehold goods down. Earl Punk left Wednesday from Des Moines 1'or induction into the U. S. army. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Arndorfer entertained her mother, Mrs. Anna Loebig 'and CMrs Arndrofer'fc sister and family, Mr. and MVs. Elmer Daughan of Britt at a birthday dinner Sunday. Their adopted son, Danny had his first birthday and it was also Mrs. Daughair's birthday. The Wesley girls' basketball team was defeated 34 to 24 by the Lu- Verne team in the girls' county tournament for the south half on Thursday night. The games were played at LuVerne. The boys' team play in the county tournament of the south half at Algona Friday night and Saturday night. The Catholic Missionary society card party held Sunday night in the parish hall was well attended". Five hundred and bridge was played at 30 tables. Lou Goetz received high score prize in 500 and Jane Eisenbacher in 'bridge. Mrs. Urban Lickteig received door prize. Mrs. Sartor of Titonka received the quilt. iMr. and Mrs. Elliott Waldschmidt were taken by surprise on Tuesday evening of last week when seven couples with well-filled baskets gave them a farewell party. Five hundred was played at four tables followed by the delicious lunch served by the self-invited guests The Wadscnmidts will move to a farm near Fort Dodge this month Mr. and Mrs. George Carcoe and daughter arrived from WasWngtoiv D. C., Thursday for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Boy Swartfager. tff. Varcoe 'a in the navy and has finished his training O. E. S. District Meeting— The local chapter at O. 'B. S. entertained at a luncheon and a dinner during a school of instruction held here Tuesday, Grand officers present were Mrs. Pearl Flue el df Charles City, worthy grand matron of the state organization, Mrs. Fannie Hammlll of Britt, and Mrs. Laura Chubb, Algona, both past grand officers. lOut of town visitors were Olga Holt, Barbara Bahling, Nellie Dremmel, Esther Sorenson, Marie Morgan and L. L. McMullln of Burt; Leta Vaughn, Matt'e Wood, Minnie iChrlstenson, Ethel Y.uet- ter, Mildred Christenson, Juanita Willingham of Emmetsburg; Veia Clarke, Virginia Raney, Jul.'a Wilson, L. M. Raney, Margaret Mallri, Carrie Gregerson, Amelia Hoffman, Florence Beardsley, Rose Smith and Edith Oltman of Livermore. At the evening meeting there were 26 past worthy matrons and seven past worthy patrons. , One hundred members and guests were present at the dinner given in the dlrting room of the temple and 150 were present for the evening meeting. Mrs. Opal Bourne sang a solo, "Open the gates of the Temple." She was accompanied by Mrs. Sylvia Gunn. Mrs. Qunn then played two solo 'piano numbers. Mrs. Edith Christiansen was received as a new member. Mrs. Pearl Fluegel, worthy grand matron, gave an address. Mrs. Alma Freeman, Clear !Lake, instructor for district number three, spoke. Mrs. Ohrlstine McCullough sang two numbers, "Friends of Mine" and 'Where Did You Get Those Eyes." She was accompanied by Mrs. Opal Bourne. Mrs. Marvel (McDowell, past matron, presented a gift to Mrs. Pearl Fluegel. Mrs. Velma Olson presented a gift to Mrs. Alma Freeman. Refreshments were served following the meeting. Walker-Cooper Wedding— Helerr Walker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Albert Walker of Algon.i, became the bride of Cpl. Earl C. Cooper, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Cooper of Algona in a simple ceremony Jn the Fort Scott chapel in San Francisco on January 23. Chaplain Alfred Hubbard performed the double ring ceremony. The couple's attendants were Eunice Johnson, cousin of the bride, and Staff Sergeant Lloyd Dove. The day chosen for the wedding was also the 34th wedding anniversary of the bride's parents. The ceremony was performed at 2:30 in the afternoon. The bride wore a dusty rose street length dress wtth brown accessories. Her flowers were a corsage of pink roses. Her bridesmaid wore an aqua blue street length dress with brown accessories and a corsage of roses/ (Corpora Cooper is with the army stationed at Ft. W ; Scott at' San Francisco, California. Townsfends IMeet— IThe Algorra Townsend Club No. 1 met Tuesday evenJng or a business meeting and a bingo party. Robert Braun, first vice president, presided. The membership committee reported that in four years of organization the club has had 495 members, 116 of the membeis joining in 1942. Following the business meeting a short program was given. Mrs. Mary Pedersen gave a short prayer with Tommy Molamphy playing a bugle call as » background. Miss Jean Holdrrn gave a negro sketch and Mrs. Pederson read a humorous selection. Mrs. A. M. Anderson gave a read- :<ng. The concluding number was rendered by Mrs. Cora Holdren. Stehbins-Phillips Wedding— ISarah Nell Phillips became the bride of James Eugene Stebbins at a simple ceremony performed Saturday evening at the Trinity Lutheran parsonage. HeVi P. offrclated in the single ring Ceremony. The br.lde Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Phillips of Algona and the bridegroom la the son of Mr. and Mirs Lloyd Stetoblns of Algona. Both Mr. and Mrs. Stebbins attended the Aljgona high school. James is employed in the Jack Sprat grocery store in Algona. Dote Sigma Phi— The members of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority enoyed a sleigh ride Thursday evening. The party had been postponed twice before, because of bad weather. Following the ride'a chili supper was served at the home of Verabel Ulfers. The regular meeting of the chapter will be held Wednesday evening, February 10 at the surgical dress.'.ng rooms with the business meeting to follow at the home of Mrs. Eugene Hutchins. Elementary P. T. A.— The 'Elementary Parents and Teachers' association will hold Its regular meeting In the Bryant Auditorium, Tuesday afternoon, February 9, at 2:30. A special program Is being planned. There will be a patr.'otic Founders Day pageant entitled "February House" put on by the mothers and the mother singers. Mrs. O. E. Smith of Spirit 'Lake will be the guest speaker. Mrs. Smith Is the district president of the organisation. Post-Nuptial Shower— IMrs. -Leo McEnroe, Mrs. M. H. McEnroe, Mrs. Alvln Andreason, Julia and Helen McEnroe entertained at a post-nuptial shower on Saturday evening for Mrs. Lowell Bentley. Mrs. Bentley is the former Lola Peterson and was employed In Algona. Lowell Bentley, a brother of Mrs. Leo McEnroe, is in the navy. His wife has been with h''m in Los Angeles until recently and she plans to return there soon. Margaret Mary Lynch to Wed— Mr. and IMrs. Joseph E. Lynch announce the engagement and ap- proach'.ng marriage of their eldest daughter, Margaret Mary to Maurice Arthur Mahoney. The wedding will take place in St. John's Catholic church in Herington, Kansas, Saturday, February 6;. Mr. Mahoney is the son of Arthur Mahoney of Iowa Falls. The couple will l.'-ve at 319 South Barker in El Reno, Oklahoma. -Ye Elects Officers— The Wa-Tan-Ye club held its regular business meeting at Hotel Algona Tuesday evening. Election of officers for the club year resulted as follows: president, Lavonne Sankey; vice president, Adah Carlson; 'secretary, Donna Hill; treasurer, Bernice Dodds; Rose Lampe and Stella Mae Breen, directors for two years; and Rosella Voigt, director for,one year. . Ladles' Aid Meets— The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian church is meeting this afternoon (Thursday) in the church basement. Devotional? arfe in charge of (Mrs. Frank Geigel. The committee in charge consists of Mrs. Andrew Hansen, Mrs. Edw. Sheehan, Mrs. Alice Weisbrod, Mrs. Lyle Mathes, Mrs. Ivan Long and Mrs. A. M. Lemkec. Surprise Party- Mrs. R. R. Hutzell was pleasantly surprised Wednesday afternoon when a neighborhood group dropped in to celebrate her birthday. A pot luck luncheon was enjoyed. Present were Mrs. A. A. Sterling, Mrs. Ed Hagg, Mrs. Carl Haugen, Mrs. Raymon Henry, Mrs. H. W. Post, Mrs. Elsie Cady and Evelyn Cady. ST. JOE NEWS INorbert Thilges, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Thilges, left Wednesday morning from Algona to be nducted in the U. S. army. Mrs. Norbert Friders and Mary ^ae spent Thursday and Friday nt he home of Mrs Friders' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mueller. George Mueller from the Great jakes naval training school, spent the week at the home of his par- uls, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mueller. Corporal Verno Plathe left for California Wednesday after spend- ng a furlough here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. diaries Plathe and other relatives and friends. (Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reding and son, Bob of Whittemore, Mrs. Cletus Reding and son, Terry of Chicago were Monday evening supper guests at the John B. Reding home. IDorothy G:«ch, who had been employed at the Norbert Friders home the past month, left Saturday _ Auxiliary will hold its regular, meeting At the Legion hall Monday evening, February 8. at e f «ht o'cletek. The program will consist of two solos by M«t. IdlHafl iSVrthef "Von God and Country" and "to the Auxiliary", tooth ssbeelal Legion Aox- lltary songs. She will be accompanied on the piano by Leola Zetg* Ier. Mrsj Mary Wodtlvrard will review the book, "Suez to Singapore" by 'Cecil Brown. Mrs. J. D. Burns' division Will serve. Methodist Ladles Meet— The Woman's Society for Christian Service of the Methodist church of Whittemore held its first meetln gof the year Thursday after noon at the church. Seven new members were added. The society voted to can three hundred cans of fruit .for the hospital at Sioux City. D. A. B. to Meet— The Daughters of the American Revolution will meet Tuesday afternoon in the club room of the library^ Hostesses are Mrs D. R. Martin and Miss Ella Thompson. The program Is In charge of Ml^. Fred Geigel and the subject !-a Australia. Birthday Club Meets— Mrs. Milton Norton entertained the inembers of the Birthday club at luncheon Thursday noon In honor of a former member, Mrs. M. M. Morrow of Audubon who Was visiting here. Mrs. W. G. McCullough received the prize for h'«h score. Birthday Party—" Dickie Bell celebrated h'<s sixth birthday with a party on Wednesday afternoon. He is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bell. Guests at the party were Jimmy McMahon, Don and Terry Cook, Jimmy Kerner, Darold Simmons and Ronnie Bell. 50Q Club- Mrs. Agnes McBrlde entertaln- evening for the Joe Willger home where she will spend several days before returning to her home near Irvington. iFriends gathered at the Charles Plathe home Friday evening to surprise them and help them celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary On Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs. Plathe entertained in their home in honor of the occasion. January 30 was the anniversary day. Hardcopfs, LuVerne, to Celebrate 50th Anniversary Sunday 'LuVerne: On Tuesday, Feb. 9th, Mr. and Mrs. William Hardcopf will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary. They will be at homo to theM- friends from two o clock until four or'clock on that date. Mr. and Mrs. Hardcopf came to LuVerne in 1897 and have been among our most progressive farmers They retired last spring and bought the former B. F. Burtls home where are now living. They have many friends who will be happy to call on th»m Kossuth County Boys' BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT SOUTH HALF A. H. S. GYM Thurs. Friday and Sat. Nights February 4,5 and 6 GAMES AT 7:80 AND 8?45 Admission, each night. Students 15c, adults 85c, including tax. If Your FAT CATTLE are ready, would appreciate a call from you. N. J. BROWN Cattle Buyer for Geo. A. Hormel & Co. Will be at Hotel Algona, Algona, week of February 8, first 4 days and every other week. Call or drop a card. ed die her apn. noos. SUB?* CMMtti. revived th<s prtoe tor high «6r6 and Mrs. Ralph MO« feeetved the low score prize. ^ t •_.„ Sewing Club-* (Mrs. W, A. ttardy will ehtsf- .;,;<+(** ). ttrtdge^«*^'" ' ' club at he* entertained WdneSdSy One Act Play Fe North Central Conference School* Algona High School Auditorium Wednesday, Feb. 10 1st Session—3 Plays _ . - - -.2:00 P. M. 2nd Session—3 Plays __-.-7:30 P. M. Participating Schools: Webster City, Eagle Grove, Clear Lake, Htunboldt, Clarion and Algona. , "'•• Aldmission—Both Sessions: Students, lOc; adults, 35c inal. tax. ... " Keep Your Clothes in "Ready For Action" Condition Rely on the Modern's 'evfectefflolent service for dry cleaning, "pressing, repair work and taMorlng. Modern Dry Cleaners & Tailors Phone 537 HOLMES & CLOPTON 111 So. Harlan •PUBLIC AUCTION I have^sold my acreage and cream route and will sell at public auction the following property at my place pn 169 paving at the northwest edge of Burt, on Tuesday, Feb. 9 SALE STARTS AT 1:30 O'CLOCK 34 Head of Livestock 34 20 HEAD OF BRED EWES 14 - HEAD OF HOGS -14 Seven bred sows, Spotted Poland Chinas, to farrow last of March; 7 shoats, ABOUT 100 LAYING PULLETS—Most all Buff Minorca*. Farm Machinery, Etc. Two 2-row cultivator*; power lawn mower; garden plow; about 80 bu, ear corn; about 2,000 feet of new cottonwood lumber; one steel 50-gal, barrel with clamp head, and several wood barrels' steel water tank 3x6 ft.; new electric chicken fountain; cement hog trough; some furniture; and many other items. TERMS—Cash. No property to be removed until settled fort ^RT« W, Jf, Stewart* Auctioneer flew ^*T w ft*5Jp v ***4JSi

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