The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 8, 1943 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 8, 1943
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The Al&ofia Upper Des Moines, Aigotta, Iowa, April 8,1043 LUVERNE JJ. CLUB RECTS OFFICERS FOR COMING YEAR J. J. Club met on Friday afternoon at the rural home of Mrs. William Goetsch with ail attendance of 13 members and one guest of the dub, Mrs. Charles Goetsch. Roll call Was answered •with patriotic quotations. The following officers were elected: President, Mrs/Walter fifeftl; vice preal- dent, MrS. William Goetsch; secretary, Mrs. Hugh Shirk,' treasurer, Mrs. Herman Shultz. Two new members were voted Into the club And,the remainder of the afternoon was spent socially, The hostess served a delicious lunch. The next meeting will be a Grandmoth* er's Tea, which will be held at the community' hall on FrWay afternoon, April 16. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bashan spent the week-end at Mason City where they visited his mother. Miss Bertha Godfrey and Mrs. Hattle McGee were calling on friends In LuVerne Sunday afternoon. iRoy Guy arrived Tuesday from Moline, lll.| Where he has been employed In defense work. He has .been released from work there and will farm this season. IIIIII1IIIIIII11MIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII •Yv^vifcA^j FROM * VJMERE AND TO WHERE DID PAUL REVERE, MAKE MS}'' FAMOUS' RIDE, Wihen you have cleaning arid pressing to be doiie—think of the Elk Cleaners and Furriers. PHONE 330 • OPP. POST OFFICE - AL60NAJOWA ANSWER Paul Revere rode friom Charlestown to Lincoln, Mass., on AprU 8, 1775. fi Your car's a year older now! lore than ever it needs this spring conditioner! 9 A nbifon on wheels is a stronger nation. . Help keep America on ^* wheels. Restore what winter took away from your car. Get a 10 Star Wartime Tune-Up—designed for 1943 driving: -A"!—Cooling System. Drain and flush radiator, add rust preventive. Drain heater. Check . hose and fan belt. -k2— Battery, Check, add water, recharge, if necessary. * 3—Gas Saving Servlca. Air cleaner: clean and re-oil. Spark plugs; clean and regap, ~k 4—Chassis Lubrication. Wipe off all fittings and apply fresh Standard lubricants, ir S—Crankease. Drain, flush, refill with summer grade Iso-Vis,' Check oil filter, -k 6—Transmission and Differential. Drain. Install sturdy summer grade Standard lubricant. * 7—Front Whwl Bsarlngs. Clean and repack. + 8—Safety Service. Checl^lights, clean lenses; inspect wiper, .ir 9—Tires. Inspect rubber, rims, valves, etc. Check need for replacement or recapping. (Maintain wartime pressure— 32 Ibs; Switch as needed.) if 10—Appearance —Protection. Wash, polish. Wax the body and bright metal. Remove spots from upholstery, • Buy more War Bonds and Stamps, Drive under 33—share your car, ~ OIL It JHHVNITION, , , VtX IT YOUR STANDARD OIL OtALIK IS CAM CONSERVATION HEADQUARTEHS From where I sit J>y Joe MarsJn Alter that Western thriller at is wld only in clean, respectable the movies, Ben Ryder says; places, "You JWPW, the West wasn't «# Brerf bodr tonefltf (ram eo< like that, White the gun-play operattoa Uke tftaiP«T*» ftttP ! %VflS ffOtlV Oil w r€"0PClCtfl.pl0 iQu&B who want PvnlilliitlAn fuiftlr. Ritj I were weeding out undesirable CATJM tiuwe tffr fsBta w* worfcv gambling joints." „ pen's right There/a a y rm W he f » i ait^the way ; in America that'g ajwaya ^^iS^&Jf KJut tfl ^?9iffi&flSSvS'w w ^^ fl ^; wPv »«° Ml * __J$j£.!re «M*WeMpnSw ° REBEKAH LODGE AT WESLEY HOST TO CONVENTION Wesley—A Rebekah convention will be held here in the Legion hall Tuesday afternoon and evening, April 13th. Towns to be represented are Algona, Burt, Britt, Titonka, LuVerne, Mason City and Reriwick. Four new members will be Initiated by the Algona degree team. They are Mrs. George Wer- llng, George Hogan, Thayer Mullln and Mrs. Myrtle Brayton. Supper will be served in the Methodist church and refreshments will be served In the hall following the initiation that evening. FORMER WESLEY FARMERS LOSE 18-MONTH OLD SON Angel mass was conducted by Father L. N. Klein in St. Josephs Catholic church at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning for the 18-months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Weig of Garner. The baby, their only child, was taken to Mercy hospital last week suffering from stomach flu. He died Sunday night. Mrs. Weig is the former Mary Oneill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Oneill, former Wesley vicinity farmers. The body was at the home of his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. John Weig, Monday afternoon and night. MRS. JOHN RIOHTER, JR., ILL FROM ASTHMA IN TEXAS Mr. and ,Mrs. John Rtchter, Sr., received word recently that Mrs. John Richter, Jr., is suffering seriously from asthma attacks. She lefit several months ago with her husband and two children for Mercedes, Texas, where she enjoyed fairly good health for a time. She was taken to the Mercy hospital in Brownsville. Ruth ""Richter, R.N., who went with her brother and family, is caring for her. Jack Hoag of Milwaukee visited Miss Hilda Goetz over the weekend. Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Raney entertained their card club Sunday evening. (Mrs. Rose Lloyd and Lake Ash of Charles, City spent the week-end here. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Silbaugh, Robert and Carmen visited relatives at Ruthven Sunday. The American Legion Auxiliary met Monday evening with Mrs. George Vitzthum as hostess. Mrs. "Leon Smith of Ft. Dodge spent the week-end here visiting her father, Albert Kleinpeter, and other-relatives. Edward Funnemark, who teaches at Armstrong, spent the week-end at the parental Olaf Funnemark I home. Mildred 'Funnemark, who teaches at Little Rock, and two lady friends spent the week-end at the parental Olaf Funnemark home. (Miss Marguerite Pfeffer of Des Moines spent the week-end at the home of her brother's family, Mrs. L. L. Pfeffer and two children. Mrs. Albert Reno and Mrs. Paul Flaherty:': accompanied Mr. Sheets of Hutching to Omaha Sunday. They will visit Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Sheets and family. Mrs. Rose Studer, youngest daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. Alf Studer, spent the week-end at the home of her sister, -Mr. and Mrs. Leo Young and family at Garnef. FORMER TITONKA BOY JOINS ARMY Titonka—-Harold Beenken, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. George Beenken, former Titonka residents, recently received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering at Ames and arrived home last Saturday to spend a few days with his parents and other relatives and friends, Harold enlisted in the Signal Corps of the U. S. Army several months ago but was deferred until his graduation. He reported on April 4 at Camp Dodge at Des Moines and left for Fort Manmout, N. J,, to attend Officers' Training School. While at Iowa State College, Harold made a splendid record.. He was a member of the honor fraternities: Eta Kappa Nu, Electrical Engineering honorary and Alpha Phil Omega. He served as treasurer and president of Alpha Phi Omega. He , was a member of Phi Kappa Tau, social fraternity, and also a member of the Cadet Officers Assn., Military Circus, R.O.T.C., Veisha and the jumping team. Margaret Agnes Kellner, 9-mos,- otd daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Kellner, was taken to Mercy hospital in Mason City Wednesday of last week where she was given medical treatment for an eye infection. John lilcktelg last week purchased the Albert Bleich farm from the Equitable Life Company for $140 per acre. The 240-acre farm has been tenanted by the Tom Forburger family for a number of years. J. P. Studer drove to Spirit Lake Saturday to get his son, Stanley, who had been at the hospital there for an appendectomy. He will spend this week at home before resuming his studies at LaSalette College at Mllford. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Reno and two children of Ledyard visited Kleinpeter and Reno relatives here over the week-end. Mr. Reno has disposed of his pool hall in Ledyard but his plans for the future are indefinite. ; Cpl. Tom Sherman of Ft. Devens, Mass., arrived home Monday morning to spend a 10 day furlough at his parental Henry Sherman home. Donald Sherman has been transferred from 'Ft. Custer, Mich., to Camp McCoy, Wis. Mrs. Chas. Kraus and Chuck returned home Sunday from St. Paul where they visited their daughter and sister, Mrs. (Harold Brooks and family. Chuck returns this weekend to Camp Maxie, Texas. He had spent a furlough here. Sunday guests at the Tom Forburger home were Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bleich and two children of Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bleich and two children, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Krieps and Joan, John Shire and George Krieps of Sexton. Ray Wtagert of Boston, Mass., came Monday morning and Tuesday morning he took his wife and children, Rosemary and Peter, back with him. Ray is in the Civilian Signal Corps has been in Boston the past three months. Mrs. Myrtle Brayton will stay with Mrs. Mike Wmgent, where Mrs. Ray Wingert and children have been for some time. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hildman, their son Corporal Matt Hildman, of Camp San Luis Obispo, California, his sister, Mrs. Bob Kain of Sexton and Mrs. Ed Loebig returned home Sunday evening from Mt. Vernon where they spent the week-end with Lawrence Hildman and Alvin Loebig. The latter two are attending the naval preparatory school there. Mrs. Ed Hildman and son, Cpl. Matt Hildman of Camp San Luis Obispo, Calif., and his brother-in- law, Robert Kain of Sexton, went to St. Paul Monday to visit the two Hildman daughters and their families, Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Pom- merentag, Dale and Jan and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Lyons, Gary and Mary Ellen. They returned home Tuesday. Mrs. Ed Dusold returned last week from a few weeks visit with her two sisters, Ann and Mrs. Neil Gary, at Richmond, Va. They all visited Urban Richter, who is now in the Army Air Corps at Sumter Field, S. C. Mr. Gary, who is auditor for the-Firestone Tire and Rubber Co., expects to be transferred to .Philadelphia, Pa., soon./Ann is employed as 'comptometer operator for the Ohio & Chesapeake Railway Co. YOUNGSTERS WILL PROMOTE HORSE SHOW SWEA CITY Swea City — Fourteen horseback riders on the streets of Swea City attracted considerable attention on Sunday afternoon. It all started when local farm boys, lacking gas and tires, mounted saddle horses for a get-together in the spring sunshine. The boys congregated on the school athletic field and had a good time holding races and putting their horses through various stunts. Included among the horses were some fine saddle mounts. Smaller boys also came with Shetland ponies. In the pony race young Jlmmle Preston and Robert Anderson tied. Jack Lynch of Lone Rock was present with his trick horse and led the others in a practice for a flag drill. Quite a crowd of young people gathered and cars on the paving were seen stopping to observe the sport. During the afternoon plans were made for entertainment for the coming summer months, if satisfactory arrangements for the lights can be made. There will be no admission charge. We are indebted to Edward Anderson for this information and it has also been suggested that the boys, Incidentally, hope to be able to sell war bonds if their show attracts the crowds it is believed they will. There will also' be a band wagon and perhaps some stands. The group plans to meet again next Sunday. KOSSUTH 4-H BOYS HOLD BASKETBALL, TOURNAMENT A Kossuth county 4-H boys' basketball tournament was held in the school gymnasium here Saturday with .Wm. St. Clair, Algona, 4-H club agent, as director. The organization is newly organized and only four clubs were present. The scores were as follows: Burt 24, Swea City 28; Seneca 24, Lone Rock 32. In the finals Lone Rock won by 1 point over Swea City. 25-24. In the consolation game Lone Rock scored 28 and Burt 27. Mrs. Jennie McCrary visited over night at the Mrs. Iris Finn home Friday. Mrs. Bert Willard suffered a sn- vere paralytic stroke recently and is seriously ill at this writing. Mrs. Fred Wooster, Boy River, Minn., visited a short time at the G«o. Butterfield home Thursday. Samuel Christensen, father ol Mayor A. J. Christensen, died Friday at Jewell, Iowa. Funeral services were held there Monday. Ladies' Guild will meet Friday al Guild hall. Hostesses are Mrs. Emil Larson, Mrs. John Jongberg and Mrs. Frances Tirene. The program topic is Burma with Mrs. Mervin Kelly leader. Relatives here received invitations Monday to attend the graduation of Lt. Donald W. Barger al Luke Field, army advanced flying school, Phoenix, Arizona on Apri 12th. Wm. Barger, Arnold's father, will be present to see his son receive his wings, _ t ^_ Young men who tok the examlha< eion for army and navy here recently included (Floyd Montgomery for the navy and Harold Swanson, and Edward Anderson for the army. Also John Wbrtman, son of I. E. Wortman, Lakota. Prerequisites for this examination are physical and moral fitness and to have attained the age of 17. LUVEENENEWS Grant News Mr. and Mrs. S. G. ,Holm and family visited Tuesday evening at the Earl Richardson home. Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Holms were Sunday visitors at the Jack Krebsbach home, near Swea City. Mr, and Mrs. Chris Johnson and Lorraine of Eljnore were Sunday dinner guests at the Ely Anderson home. Mr. and Mrs. Edward GretiHat of BJJmore were Sunday evening supper guests at the Pavtd Farrow home. Mr. and Mrs. Vance Lester and family of Armstrong visited Friday evening at the Jasper Steea- hardt home. Dow an<J Dean Bergreen of Wo^ terloo spent the week-end visiting their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Runt. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Graham have moved to the tenant house on the WftUacjj Reynolds farm. where Harvey is employed. Mrs. Maurice fleyler and son who have been visiting at the parental John Drew horns, left Wednesday for Minneapolis where, she will join her husband. Mr. Seyler 43 In defense work there. LUVERNE NEWS Mrs. Fred, Bgnttp, JT, and Mrs. George Hijnselm,an drove to Frpst, Mino., Tuesday to take her daughter-in-law, Mrs, Ear! HajpeJawn and bftby for s> visit with relatives. tailored, m on the jeb* er dating typti ,., high, midway 9r ««(• ftgtohjright hitJil BLACK, TURF TAN, BlUi! Pick yevr Sunday and her **3M*W*W flljSffr «frf mat Miiffffti e«i$ jj to ALGONA MINISTER DELIVERS SERMON HERE SUNDAY "God's 'Rationing Program," was the subject of an interesting sermon given Sunday evening by the Rev. C. G. Richardson of Algona. On account of the redecorating of the Presbyterian church, the meeting was held In the community hall with an informal congregational meeting afterwards. The< annual congregational meeting will be held at the church on Tuesday evening, April 13. Rev. Richardson brought along part of his choir and they sang the anthem "Beautiful Savior" and led tn the congregational singing. M. E. FAMILY'DINNER AT COMMUNITY HALL SUNDAY The family dinner held at the community hall Sunday by the Methodist church was well attended. Mrs. Ralph Davidson, chairman of Circle No. 1, was in charge of the dinner, which was served cafeteria style. After dinner the group sang hymns and Russell and Marlis Phillips sang a duet and Mrs. Bond and Vera Giddings played a violin duet. The Rev. Robert Phillips gave a short talk on "We Are Co-laborers With God," which was followed with group singing and benediction. It is .planned to have family dinners each quarter. Pvt. John Blumer, Cedar Falls, spent Sunday with his parents, Mr and Mrs. Paul Blumer. Pvt. Dale Schuffleman, Marine Base, Calif., was a recent guest of Miss Betty Dimler and also his parents at Corwith. Shirley and Cathryn Dimler, who are employed in Des Moines, visited Sunday at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Dimler. J. Arnold Hjellie and Miss Denlse Peterson visited at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. 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