The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 20, 1943 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 20, 1943
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, May 20, 1943 BARN ON SCHULTZ FARM DESTOOYED BY FIRE TUESDAY Whittemore--The 32x56 barn, • -With a 24x32 lean-to and a silo •wefe burned to the ground Tues•day noon on the Henry F. Schullz 'Jarm ' three miles southeast of Whittemore. Lost with the barn •were three calves, some hay and about 2,000 bushels of oats. Cause t)f the fire is thought to be defec- iive wiring. Mr. Schultz and his 3-year-old •granddaughter, Janice, had been in a neighboring building and were starting toward the house for dinner. The little girl said she was going Into the barn to play with her kittens. Shortly after she came out of the barn and said, "Grandpa, there's a lot of fire in the barn and I can't find my kittens." Investigation proved the flames had made good headway; The Whlttemore fire company was «alled but arrived too late to do anything but keep the flames from other buildings. Janice is the daughter of Mr. and,Mrs. George Schultz. The loss is a severe one to Mr. Schultz. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyerand •daughter, Gertrude, visited at the °Wm. Bell home in West Bend Sun- jday afternoon. . Gpl. Maynard Hoeber, with the .•medical Corps at Lincoln, Nebr., spent the week-end with his par- •ents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Roeber. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Gade and daughter, Nelda, Mrs. Herman Gade and Raymond Meyer drove to Albert City Sunday to visit at the home of Mr, and Mrs. Chftrles Meyer. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt entertained a number of friends of Milton Espe's at their home Sunday for dinner in his honor, .as Mr. Espe left for Des Moines on Monday to be Inducted into the navy. The St. Paul Lutheran Ladies Aid Society met Thursday afternoon in the Lutheran school auditorium. Those on the serving committee were Mrs. August Vaudt, Sr., Mrs. August Vaudt, Jr., Mrs. Archie Voigt and Mrs. Herman Voigt. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kueck and son, Melvin and daughter, Betty of Lone Rock, Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Kueck and sons, Jerry and Duane, of Swea City, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kueck and daughter of Seneca, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Potratz aVid sons, Edward and Richard, of Lotts Creek, Ila Mae Vaux of West Bend, Mrs. James Rosendahl of Fort Dodge, Mrs. Lloyd. Walker and daughter, Shavi Ann and son, Gary Allen, of Mason City, Mr. and Mrs. William Meyer and son, Ernest, Mr. and Mrs. George Schultz and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Schultz, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyer and daughter, Gertrude, and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt and daughter, Evelyn and son, Raymond, and Billy Johnson, the latter of Rolfe, were at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith fdr a 'visit with Corp. Ellsworth Heidenwith, Who returned to his duties Saturday evening from Des Moines to Camp Edwards, Mass.' , ,lm^P wwJr^L THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY - May 20, 21 and 22 AN AMERICAN...Who Dished It Out to the Nazis! He wears ThePUm -2nd Feature- The Range Busteis Serial "JUNIOR 'G' MEN OF THE AIR" SUN., MON., TUBS. AND WEDNES. - May 23, 24, 25 and 26 LON CHANEYjmd v. •'•'.'' BELA ; LUGdS'r'iiri';;^.;.'' "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man" JOHN BEAL and -RWANDA. McVAY '."'.' mJ . L , , -JT1 "I." r -.--.-1-1 "One Thrilling Night" Mrs. Vcrn Smith, sister of R. ft. Miller, is visiting here from Sioux City. Erwtn Forbes Is a new clerk at the James drug store. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Forbes. Evelyn Brophy and Pfc. Wesly Lee spent Monday evening at the Louis Scheppman home at Irvington. Mrs. Henry Guderian will visit her sister, Mrs. Jim Serhagl, in Mason City over Saturday and Sunday. The Presbyterian ladies served 204 people at a supper Saturday evening in spite .of the down- pouring rain. Dickie Bell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bell, is visiting his great aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Shellmyer, at West Bend. Pfc. Wesley Lee is home on a 14-day furlough from the army. He is visiting his parents near Irvihgton. He is stationed at West Palm Beach, Fla. Dick Ulfers spent the week-end in Algona with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ulfers. Dick is employed by a National Food Store at Nevada, Iowa. The Rev. C. II. Seward, former Methodist minister, is visiting in Algona. He had spent the winter in California and is now living with his daughter in Albert Lea. Mrs. Charlotte Parsons returned Sunday from Des Moines where she has been visiting for the past three weeks with her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hahn. t Mrs. Elead Wegner is spending: two weeks at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Seefeld. Mrs. Wegner, a recent bride, expects to go from here to Kansas City. She is the former Esther Seefeld. Mrs. W. J. Sigsbee of Ft. Dodge took her mother, Mrs. Louis Wegener, of Algona to Fenton on Sunday where they spent the day in the Sani Warner home. Mrs. .Warner is another daughter of Mrs. Wegener's. Helen Bestenlehner is visiting in Algona from Washington, D. C. She is the daughter of Joe Besten- lehner and she is on vacation from her duties as a file clerk. She operated a beauty parlor before going to Washington. Word,, has been received here that Pvt. Merle Conklin has been in an army hospital ot Fort Knox, Ky., suffering with pneumonia. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Conklin. He is improving rapidly and is now doing nicely. A .card was received by this paper from Mr. and Mrs. Alex Miller, who' recently move to ; San Francisco, Calif. They report;that the weather is wonderful and'that they like their new home very much. The son, Merrill, left Monday to join his parents. He had remained in Algona -to finish the •'enVi'nnl', von»» ..'<•.-•:-:'•""'• K .•'•''' . •' !'* . New Modern Streamlining You'll Search Far to Find Better Value for Your Furniture Dollars Choose this splendid, modern bedroom suite for long life, perfect appearance and lasting satisfaction! This is truly a "victory" suije—a "Victory in Values'—a perfect defense against extravagance! Three attractive; pieces, %ed, ; Chest and- choice of Dresser or Vanity. Jn*a new golden tone 1 of thrilling Beauty arid tichness. The three pieces, now , , ; *98 50 165*° Mail tresses We have a complete line of felt mattresses. You .will fln4 just the kind of, a, -mat'' tress you are looking for. Well made, four-row stitched, 24,5 a»4 '"Wrf IPWHr^WlMI, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Krcsensky and daughters, Ardis and Alice, and Lyle Matties went to Des Moines on Sunday where Mr. Kresensky and Mr. Mathes attended a shoe convention and Mrs. Kresensky and the daughters visited with relatives. Mrs. John Schultz returned Friday from Chicago, where she had been with her husband who is in the navy. He is stationed at Norfolk, Va., and was on leave. They also visited with relatives in Des Moines. Mrs. Schultz is the former Doris Wallace. Sgt. Clifford R. Teeter and his wife came last Wednesday for a 10-day visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Teeter and his four brothers. Mrs. Teeter, the former Elaine Wooster, also visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Wooster, former Algonians now living at Dolllver. Mrs. Don Allen of Des Moines arrived Monday for a visit in Algona with her brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Kresensky, and with her sister, Mrs. Walter Weisbrod. Mrs. Allen will be remembered here as Mildred Kresensky and her husband is a star reporter for the Des Moines Register. Llla Schmidt will leave the latter part of the week for California, where she will make her home with her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Verle Schmidt at Los Angeles. She is the daughter of Mrs. Milton Fox and for the past few weeks she has been employed in the R. B. Waller home. Invitations to the high school commencement exercises at Perry, Iowa, have been received here from Virginia West, daughter of the late Bob West, who for many years worked in the county engineers' office here. The daughter, an only child, is now about 18 and lives with her mother at Perry. Miss Margaret Durant, local poetess returned Monday evening from St. Paul and Minneapolis, where she spent the week-end. She appeared on the program of Midwest Chaparral Poets, which was given at the Andrews Hotel in Minneapolis. Among the guests was' Martha Ostenso, author of Wild Geese, a best-selling novel of several years ago. Mrs. R. O. Bjustrom and her sister, Mrs. Harold Kuecker of Clear Lake, took their mother, Mrs. Bessie Walker, to Delevan, Minn., Wednesday to visit in her sons', Harold and Delbert Walker homes. They returned Friday. Mrs. Bjustrom, who has been laid up for eleven weeks with a broken ankle, is now able to get about without her crutches. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geigel entertained Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Voigt; Fenton, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Geigle at dinner Thursday evening in honor of their son, Bob, who left later that evening to resume his duties with the Seabees. He is stationed at Camp Perry, Va., and was'just concluding a leave. Mrs. Voigt is Bob's sister and the Frank Geigles his grandparents. Dannie Olson is spending- a 10- day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Olson. He has been in the navy since last September and was recently made a medical officer with the rating of Pharmacists Mate, 3/c. He is attached to the naval hospital staff at Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. Olson moved to Algona from Mason City last September. Mr. Olson has been the manager of the meat 'department at the National Food Store since last July. As far as can be learned as we go to press, no word has been received from Mrs/ C. H. Taylor, who is a patient of the Mayo Clinic at Rochester, or from Mr, Taylor, who is a patient at the Veteran's hospital in Des Moines. The Taylor daughter, Mrs. Campbell Humphrey, is with her mother who was taken to Rochester last Friday for treatment of an eye ailment. Mr. Taylor has been in poor health for several months. The best wishes of the community go to both of them. Sgt. Humphrey was home for a short leave and accompanied his wife to Rochester with her mother, leaving from there for his camp. Donald Macauley of Burt Breaks Bones Of Wrist In Fall Burt—Donald Macauley fell out of the haymow while at the home of his uncle, R. T. Steward, Friday and broke both bones in his right wrist. Mr., Steward is gettirig around on crutches, having broken his ankle recently when he jumped over a fence and stepped in a hole. Heads 8th District American Legion Wesley—L. L. Lease was elected 8th District American Legion Commander at the convention held at Fort Dodge Sunday. Ray Lamb of Boone was elected vice commander. Two other vice presidents and the various chairmen are appointive offices. Frank Ulish of Fort Dodge is the retiring district commander. Fourteen counties comprise the 8th District. •"*•"" ' Whittemore News Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Carmody of Pocahontas and Mrs. Harry Hardgraves and da^gWer, Arlene, ojf AJgona, spent Sunday at the parental home of Mr- and Mrs. Thomas Carmody. They came to celebrate the fiftieth wedding anniversary of the Carmodys, which was Sunday, May |6, They also brought the chicken and all thai teg, with an anniversary dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heidenr with and grandson, Ralph Sebers, o| here, Ha Mae Yaux of West Bead, Mrs- W«M Walker and #u> dren pf Mason City and Mrs. Jas. Bosendahl of Foyt De^ge, droye tp Fort Dodge Saturday aft^rnpon to 1 '- back the fjprcSpr's son, $pl, .wbo 'P? Elaine Kinsey is spending several days with friends in LaJunta, Colo., while on vacation from the James drug store. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Yeoman and three children of Webster City spent Sunday in Algona in the parental G. C. Yeoman home. Sheila Hanson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hanson, Algona, spent the week at the Ted Hoover' home in the Doan neighborhood, south of Titonka. George Pollard, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. U. Pollard, has gone to Julesburg, Colo., to spend* the summer with Mrs. Pollard's sister, Mrs. O. W. Hedlund. Mrs. Lort Wright has gone to Rochester, Minn., for treatment in the hospital. The Rev. D. R. Martin drove to Rochester and Mrs. Wright accompanied him. Mr. and Mrs. Fernley Nolle are expected to arrive for a two weeks visit in ttie parental Harry Nolle home. Fernley is employed in the Skelgas bottling plant in Moline, Illinois. The Chris Wallukalt family journeyed to Humboldt Tuesday evening for a dinner given in honor of Mrs. Wallukait's brother, Carol Pate, who is a staff sergeant in Camp Hood, Texas. Ruth Ann Martin is expected for a week at the home of her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. D. R. Martin. She is employed in the office of the state insurance department of Nebraska at Lincoln. The condition of A. J. Schnepf at the Kossuth hospital is reported as about the same. Mrs. Schnepf is taking a leave of absence from her duties at the Chrischilles Store to be with her husband. Mr. and Mrs. "Bud" Briggs spent Sunday with the parents of Mr. Briggs, Mr. and Mrs. John Briggs, in Algona. "Bud" is engaged in trucking work in the Sioux City neighborhood. David Martin, Jr., son of Rev. and Mrs. D. R. Martin of Algona, has a new position in Washington under the OWL He was previously employed in the editorial office oi the Boy Scouts in New York City. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lindholm and two children have moved to the Hackman farm, with the land being rented to some other party. Mr. and Mrs. Orin Spalding will move into the Lindholm house after June 1st. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hedlund, Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Thompson, Mrs. Mary E. Brown, arid Kay Friesner, the granddaughter of the Thompsons, spent the week-end in Des Moines in honor of Mrs. Thompson's brother, Merwin Allen. Grace Miller, high school commercial teacher, and Mrs. Bob Nealy of Burt left Monday for Des Moines where Miss Miller will spend the summer vacation. Mrs. Nealy went on to Lincoln, Nebr., where she will visit relatives and friends. Delegates for the Townsend Club were chosen to attend the state convention at Des Moines on May 22-23. They were Mrs. Lottie Johnson, Mrs. Mabel Kruse and Mrs. Cora Holdren, and Mrs. A. M. Andersen, automatically a delegate, , ,' Mrs. Raymond Alderson returned Sunday from Chicago where she had spent a few days with her husband, Sgt. Alderson, who is stationed at Fort Knox, Ky. Mrs. Alderson, the former Bernfce Sutton, is manager of the National Tea Store. Bob Inskeep arrived home from Atlantic City, N. J., after having been given a medical discharge from the Army Air Corps thevu. He is at present in Rochester, Minn., receiving a thorough checu;- up. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Inskeep. Mrs. A. L. Peterson and her mother, Mrs. Helen Norton, arrived in Algona lait Friday from Hollywood, Calif., where Mrs. Peterson has spent the last few winters with her mother and her son, Ralph, a Los Angeles banker. They are making their home in the Gaile Towne house on West Elm street. Mrs. Peterson says that the war conditions in Los Angeles and the west coast makes life there more or less unpleasant and says that she is satisfied to make her home in Algona where she has so many old friends. Mrs. D. II. Kaldor, sister of Mrs. D. A. Barnard, and her son spent last week with Mrs. Barnard and returned home to Brookings, S. D., last Sunday. Mrs. A. B. Schcnck spent the week-end at Fayette where she attended the 25th anniversary celebration of the graduation of her class from Upper Iowa University. She also visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Upton, who live at Fayette. Mrs. Lyda Allen was a guest of Mrs. Ruth Kintigh at the Mrs. E. J. Gilmore home from Monday until Wednesday of this week. Mrs. Allen has been making her home in Mason City the past few years. She went from here to Sheldon for a visit with her daughter. Carl Haugen left the first of last week for Jackson, Minn., where he took over the managership of the Botsford Lumber Co. yard. Carl has been assistant manager of the local yard for the past three years. His wife and son, Bruce, expect to join him about June 1. Mrs. Jim Merryman of Spencer and Mrs. Georgia Holcomb of Spirit Lake spent Sunday in the J. I. Merryman home. Mrs. Jim Merryman is a daughter-in-law and she returned to her home Sunday evening. Mrs. Holcomb, who is Mrs. J. I. Merryman's mother, remained for a longer visit. Richard Woodward, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Woodward, and Doug Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Brown, left Tuesday to be sworn into the Navy under V-12. They have completed their physical and mental tests, so now they are ready to enter college to train for a commission as ensigns in the Navy. Patsy McGuire, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene McGuire of Fort Dodge, is spending this week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Storm, who went after her Sunday. Mrs. McGuire and son are expected the last of the week for 5 Ibi. make 1 gat. liquid paint .. . only 1'/4 IBS. DIM YD RAY make quart of liquid paint a visit here. Mrs. Storm, who has been employed at the Rosfedale Cafe the past year, has resigned. Mr. and Mrs. Tom J. White of Jefferson, Iowa, and Mr. and Mrs. Vincent C. White of St. Louis, Mo., were visitors here a short time Sunday with their son and brother, 'Jim White, and family. Many Algona residents will remember Tom White as a former editor of the Whittemore Champion and one time postmaster and mayor of that town. Mary Frances Carney has begun work on the Algona Upper Des Moines taking the place of Mrs. Harlan Sigsbee. She is the book- keeper and the locals, and writer. Mary Frances is'tHe* ter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Carney and a 1943 graduate of the local high school. She was the editd^ift*- chief of this year's very successful high school annual. : Mrs. Earl Sprague arid her new son, Larry Lynn, were releasett from the KossUth hospital TtMSS* day evening and .they have returned to their home. The boy, bom a week ago Sunday, is the secon* child for the Spragues. The otheV child is a daughter, Sue. Earl i* foreman of the printing depart* ment of The Algona Upper Dei* Moines. Thli coupon i« worth 29e to you. Present It with 20c and get cample 49c package of Oehydray (makes one quart liquid paint). Addreii. 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