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The AJ^ttA D6* MoJttw;AJ^hi«V l^tf, June 10, IS; SPILES, 77, WflTTEMORE, DIED FRIDAY HORNING ~Wm Long Time Resident of Kbssuth; Survived by Two Sqms, One Daughter; Husband Died in 1934 f Whlttemore — Funeral services tyere held Monday morning for Mrs. Gertfude Spilles, 77, in St. Michael's Catholic church, the ttev. Wm. Veil officiating. Burial -was in the Catholic :nofth of town. cemetery Mrs. Spilles was born Gertrude tFrombach, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Frombach, at Cass- -vllle, Wis., April 12, 1866. When n small child she came to Iowa With her parents, settling west of ^hittemore, and had lived here •until her death. She was married to -John Spilles in Alfona by the Hey. Nicholas on Oct. 3, 1888. Mr. Iefl6,^ dea h ^' w -?*»*' •;/ netlred In 1914 •' Mr. and Mrs. Spilles farmed for several years on their farm west »f-here'and in 1914 they retired, -moving back to Whittemore where •they were engaged in operating the Iowa Hotel. After several years 'they retired from business and built a modern home where they spent their last dSys. Mrs. Spilles was' very active until about fouf years ago when her eyesight failed.her and later her neaith became poor and she passed away Friday morning, June 4. She was a staunch Christian and a faithful wife and mother and always had a kind word for everyone. mother of Algonan She 'leaves to mollrn her departure two sons, Frank-of Whittemore and Leo of Algona, one daughter (Anna) Mrs. Oscar Poi- Tot of Park Rapids, Minn., three grandchildren, four sisters, Mrs Kate Esser of Cylinder, Mrs. W. A. .Dutton of Algona, Mrs. Clara "Wild of Toledo, Iowa, and Mrs. George Schnell of Los Angeles, •Calif., and two brothers, Frank Trombach of Emmetsburg and Peter Frombach of Hackenbach, Minn. Two brother's, John and Henry Frombach, preceded her in •death. Pallbearers were A. D. Brogan^ J. M. Fleming, Frank Elbert, John waldron, James Geelen and Pel.er Schumacher. Pvt. Ramu«, LuVerne, Now In North Africa i-uVerne—-Mrs. Grace Ramus received a V-mail letter from her son, Pvt. Donald Ramus. who had just arrived in North Africa. He is a cook and. tells that they are living much the same as they did in the United States, but that it was harder to cook as most of the food was canned. There are not many white people where he was, mostly brown or black and if one could speak French he Would set along all right. All the people beg the American soldiers for cigarettes. He had seen many small donkeys with two wheel carts and a few camels. Pvt. Ramus is 22 and has been stationed at a camp near Tampa, Fla., before he was sent to the port of embarkation. v Never Misses, "Dead Shot" Don Swanson, 14- year-old farm boy living near Merrill, bagged three foxes in three .minutes one Sunday morning recently. He used only three shells fired at 15 yards. "And you don't dare miss, because shells are hard to get these days," de- •crared the young hunter. Mr. and Mrs. George Seims and Shirley'yisited Sunday at the John Froh home in Mallard.. Mr. and Mrs. George Mienke and family were dinner guests at he Clarence Kohlstedt home near Ayrshire. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Kluss and on, Willis, of Gait and Mrs. Rose Hefty of Renwick spent Sunday at the Fred Kluss home. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Benson of Eagle Grove are visiting at the home of Mrs. Benson's sister, Mrs. Ben Mitchell, and with other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. John Waite and son left Saturday morning for Manhattan, Kansas, where John will attend the summer session at the college there. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Seeley left Friday night for Omaha to visit their son, Ervin, who is employed in the Martin bomber plant there. They returned home Monday. . Cpt. Robert White, stationed at a camp in California, Mr. and Mrs. Harold' Fredericks of Livermore and Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Holmes of Humboldt were guests at the Ed Reimers home Sunday. Dr. and Mrs. Ernest Rusk'e and boys, accompanied by Mrs. Ruske's mother, Mrs. J. L. Olsen, who has been here for two months, drove to Spencer Sunday for a visit at the Ervin Olsen home. Mrs. Olsen remained there. The annual picnic of the Homebuilders class of the Methodist Sunday school was held Sunday at the Stewart Whitmore farm near Rolfe. Present were the Leroy Sprout, O. H. Stoeber, Art Voigt, Fred Newel, V. J. Tatum, Frank McFail, Ray Osborn, Wilbert Holldorf, Earl Lufkin, Fred Brown and A. H. Meyers families, Jean Boiling returned to . home in Detroit Sunday after a week's visit at the home of Mrs Fern Hardgrove *and daughter Atha. Helen Murray, who Is a member of the WAACs, stationed at Fort Des Moines, spent the weekend here with her parents, Mr and Mrs. James Murray. Jay Wlmmer left Sunday on a buying trip which will take him to Minneapolis, Chicago and St Louis. Mr. Wimmer is manager of the local Woodward store. Mr. and Mrs. Orln Spaldlng moved from the H. W. Becker home on North jphillips to the Lindhorst house, formerly occupied by the Paul Lindholms on Elm street. Ann and Jane Rockey, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Rockey, will go to Albert' Lea Thursday for several days' visit with Betty and Raymond Gold, who formerly lived in Algona. Mrs. Jack Farrer and daughter, Joy, and Marilyn Reynolds of Mason City were Thursday guests at the Mrs. Lyle E. Reynolds home. Marilyn remained for a visit of several weeks. R,ev. and Mrs. F. C. Preul, Mr. and Mrs. Walt Widdell and Mr. and Mrs. Rex Wolfe. Rev. and Mrs. Buckwalter of Rolfe were guests. 0Mrs. Lyle E. Reynolds and daughter, Betty, returned 'last Thursday from Mason City where they had visited the past week with Mrs. Margaret Kinsella and Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Reynolds. Richard. Keen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Keen, was recently graduated from the navy aviation technical training center at Memphis, Tenn., and is now stationed in San Francisco awaiting further orders. C. A. Phillips, secretary, of the Chamber of Commerce, returned Sunday from Rochester, where he had been with Mrs. Phillips, who had an operation last Thursday at St. Mary's hospital. Mrs. Phillips is recovering nicely. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Evers expect to arrive here Saturday from Chicago to visit with the latter's parents, Mr, and Mrs. Walter L. Johnson. Mrs. Evers will be remembered here as Ellen Johnson Mr. Evers is an instructor in the Diesel school at Chicago Navy ter Schobys before continuing 01 their journey to their home in State College, Penn. Colleen Parks, daughter of Mr Read The Want Ads—It Pays HAY- TIME NEEDS and Hudson Sling Hay Carriers $2835 IE-Rope Slings A SI.4Q 3-Rope Slings ^^ SI.90 'See us for Harpoon forks of all sizes, and % inch hay rope. .' •' • • i Kohlhaas Hardware B55^W////'/X,«K</X^/X////y//^/^//^Xy^X/^^ A note from Robert Spencer finds him located at Fort Logan, Colo. He just recently completed his basic training,in the army air forces at Fresno, Calif., and was transferred to Fort Logan, where he has been assigned to the administration school for further training. , Rodney Van Ness, son of E. J. Van Ness, city, called his father via telephone from San Antonio, Texas, Saturday. Rodney is now connected with. , an accounting firm andihas lived in San Antonio the past five years. He married a Texas girl 'and' they have two children. i Mrs. Eugene Wettstqne and son, Jerry Bob, left,, Tuesday, after' a three weeks visit at "the home of her parents, Mr., and, Mrs. Roy Keen. They planned to spend a day in Mason City with the Wal- and Mrs. Ed Parks,- left Monday for Spencer where she will spehi a week or so with her aunt ani uncle, Mr. and Mrs. John Parks Jr. John is a brother of Ed Parks and John's wife is a sister of Ed' wife. Colleen graduated this yea from St. Cecelia's Academy. Mr. and Mrs. C. Bascom Slemi of Amarillo, Texas, were in Al gona Tuesday visiting friends and looking after business .interest pertaining to the East Lawn Mem orial Park, which Mr. Slemp established here about three years ago. Mrs. Slemp, the former Lillian Grange, has been visiting hei father at Waterloo the past throe weeks, called there by his illness Cadet Howard Johnston Hanson arrived last Thursday for a few days visit with' his grandfather J. B. Johnston, Sr., and other Al- ?ona relatives. He came from West Point where he has completed his Irst year of school. He went from icre to Des Moines to visit his ancles and will go from there to Kansas City to visit his grand- lather, Bishop W. C. Hanson, and lis two brothers. Eugene L. Colwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon E. Colwell, Irvington, is awaiting a job on the en- Jine room force of one of the Navy's warships. Eugene is a raduate from the Service School at the U. S. Naval Training Sta- ion, Great Lakes, Illinois. One of ;he top ranking bluejackets of his class, he- was promoted to the >etty officer rating of machinist's mate, second class. Bruce Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Miller, is home on a 15- day' furlough from Douglas, Ariz. Bruce is stationed at the airport near Douglas. He went to Indian- la Monday to visit some of his Id friends from Simpson College. )n his way back he stopped in 5es Moines to visit Wayne Dougas, son\ of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Douglas. Wayne had visited his jarents >here over Sunday. Herbert Joel Mathes, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Mathes, entered the Radioman Service School this week at Farragut, Idaho, for a 10- weeks course in that specialty. At this school, which is one of the many service schools in operation in Farragut, he will receive all the latest technical information pertaining to this trade. Upon completion of the course, he will be assigned to either a unit of the U. S. fleet or a shore station for duty. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sheldon and the former's parents,-Mr. am Mrs. Harold Sheldon of Eldora spent Sunday in Algona with Mrs Diehard Sheen's ..parents, ..Mr and Mrs. • Joe Anderson. Richarc who was formerly employed a the Algona Upper Des Moine office, is now with the U. S. army stationed in Chicago where he i taking training in electrical en gineering. His wife has-been witf him for several weeks, and re turned there with him. Marie Grovcr, sister of Mrs. R. M. Wallace, is here visiting from Burt. West Bend Vicinity News Items Russell Nellis was a business visitor in Emmetsburg Friday. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Wilson of Waterloo spent the week-end at the Louis Balge^ian home. Philip and Keith Ballard visiting their grandmother, Mrs. Nels Johnson, at Des Moines. Mrs. Elmer Ferden and children spent Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Stone in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Derrier of Omaha are spending their vatto- tion at the home of Mrs. J. Derner. Mrs. E. R. Cobb and Mrs. Elmer Ferden and . children were Emmetsburg visitors Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Julius Studer and daughter, Bernita, Thursday at home. of LuVerne spenlt the Henry Studer Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thorsen and children of Graettinger spent _______^____________________ Thursday at the Emery Bevard %®y&%&^^ home '. • • ** ^ Jeamnne Bevard went to Graettinger Friday for a visit with her sister, Mrs. Charles Thorsen, and family. Miss Genese Robinson, student nurse in Ft. v Dodge, spent Friday at the home of Mr, and Mrs. John Moths Thrive This Time of Year Don't Put • Care of You,^ Fiire Fur Coats Cleaned Glazed In Our Qwn Shop, . Repairs FREEZING STORAGE PHONE 330 Bleuer, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Miller of Elk Cleaners -Furriers Meservey spent the week-end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. C, Miller. ' Harry Dorweiler of Hamel, Minn., .visited at the home of 'his brother, Dr. and Mrs. P. O. Dorweiler, last week. . Miss Mildred Schmallen returned to her work at Algona after a week's'visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs, Nick Schmallen, Jr. Jack Jaeger, Jr., has enrolled as a chemical engineering student at Iowa State College, Ames, and will begin his studies June 5th. Mrs. Robert E. Lee and son Bobbie, of Rfchland Center, Wis. are visiting at the .home of her ents, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Anderegg Edmund Bell arrived Thursday from Camp Barkley, Texas, to spend a 12-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. L Bell. Mrs. John Herboldsheimer returned to her home in Guttenbetg af,ter a week's visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Anderegg. Chris Larson of Wallingford and Oliver Larson of Estherville -spent the week-end with their sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs.- A. B Carter. Miss Rose Esterling left Thursday with Editor and .Mrs. R. H. Moss of Nora Springs for Fairfax, S. D., to spend the week-end with relatives. Mrs. Sam Dunn and children and Miss Eileen Edgington left for Hastings, Nebr., recently. The former's husband is a field supervisor v in a defense plant there. Prof. Stephen B. Williams returned to Canton, Mo., after a two weeks visit with his mother, Mrs. T. Williams. Mr. Williams also visited his sister, Mrs. Peter Bangert, at Ashton while here. Raymond Anlicker arrived in West Bend from California for a visit with friends and relatives. Raymond is in the navy and has been transferred to Florida and expects to leave for thEtt state this we'ek. R. B, Berninghaus,, A. B. Carter, Ray Watson and R. W. Jurgens were at Cedar Rapids, Des Moines and other places last week looking over equipment'for the proposed soybean plant for West Bend. Leclyard Vicinity J\ews Items Mrs. LeRoy Anderson of Rad- cliHe visited over the week-end at the Weimers homes. Joe and, Robert Pyer left Saturday fpr Bismarck, N- P., to visit their aunt, Mrs. Gertrude Nelson and laml}y. The Methodist W. S. d. S. will hold a bake sale at the Carpenter Hardware Saturday afternoon at 3:&Q p'clock, . There will be comnwnion services at the EyaBKlicsl and Reformed church onTpeptecost Sunday at U o'clock. ' T.eeh, Sg$. WiWs Oyer arrive4 Saturday from Miami Beach, Fla.. for 9 few days viw with Ws par, ents, Mr. jan.4 Mr?, Jf, Mrs. Jfugh. lore'ts ami son, Dale of Spewfir Saturday and . Sunday visiting at the home ol her parefi& the Carl Ifransmeiers. Cecil &»**«* b«s beeo moved Te*8S, Mrs. St. Paul visiting her daughter-in^ law- and little grandson, Mrs. Arvid Prand and son, Gary. Miss Beulah Looft, who has been teaching at Superior, Wyo, the past year came home last Sunday and wi\l spend the summer with her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Sd Looft. Mr. and Mrs, Hi M. Granner and son, Paryl, were supper guests at the Bashers nome last Thursday evening. The Qrauners moved to Gilmore City Monday, where Mr. Grenner will teach in the fall. Mrs. Ed Shcchan returned Monday froth Cedar Rapids where she had visited her sister, Mrs. Beulah Rapp. , Betty Ann Coleman is a new clerk at the A&P store. She was graduated this spring from the Academy. The Chris Wallukalt family went to Humboldt Wednesday evening to visit Mrs. Wallukait's sister, Mrs., W. Brown. Agnes Cook arrived here Thursday to spend a few weeks with her sister, Grace Blanchard. Agnes is from Fairmont, Minn. Word has just been received that Mrs. Joe Dooley is very ill at hor home. She has been confined to her bed for two days. David and Rozanne Berrie, children of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Berrie, of Mason City are visiting here with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Barry, Sr. Kelsey Dunn, first class petty officer of the U. S. Navy, left Sunday night for the East coast after spending his furlough here with his mother, Mrs. Bessie Dunn. Sgt. and Mrs. John Martin, Jr., and child of Lincoln, Nebr., have Deen visiting at the Dick Sorensen home. John, a nephew of Mrs. Sorensen, is an instructor for air mechanics. F. A. Hoag- was called to Rolfe the first of the week by the illness of a niece, who is not much mproved at this writing. Mr. Hoag returned to Algona Thursday morning. Eleanor Norton came from St. Paul Saturday to spend the summer here with her mother, Mrs. P. S. Norton. Miss Norton is the Dean of Girls at the South St. "'aul High School. Bill Godden, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Godden, left Saturday o attend summer school at the State University of Iowa. He is aking up a liberal arts course, but hopes to start a pre-medic course in the fall. Judge G. W. Stillman and fam- ly spent Sunday at Emmetsburg /isiting Mr. Stillman's uncle, Charles Stillman, and his family, harles Stillman, Jr., was home n furlough from San Diego, Calif., where he is stationed in the "Signal Corps. Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. nd Mrs. W. H. Godden, is going o Palm Springs, Calif., June 15, o be commissioned a second lieu- enant in the Medical Corps. Mary lizabeth is a dietition and took ;er interneship in the Harper hos- ital, Detroit. Mary and Terry Cullen came /Tonday'from Plattsmouth, Nebr., o visit their aunt and uncle, Mr. nd Mrs. H. M. Smith, and other Vlgona relatives. Maurice Cullen, ather of the two children, is a ivilian instructor at Camp Cook, ear Omaha". Duane Wallukait and Walter Kempley spent Monday in For Dodge. Duane is the son of Mr and Mrs. Chris Wallukait and Walter is the son of Mr. and Mrs Walter Kempley. The Kempleys lived in Fort Dodge before moving to- Algona. . Jack Kerncr, manager of the S & L'. store,, is taking a leave of absence of a couple of weeks or so for the benefit of his health Vern Johnson, district supervise^ from Mankato, is assisting at the store at the present due to Mr Kerner's absence. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Rekers and Park Board Rule* On Tennia and Shoe* of t£y» ^Hfficiilty iii tennis-jako^s the city parfc board has rulp4 $§t the east »H* wMl fee tol cojlrt in open to wy sprt of THURS. - FRI. - SAT. JUNE 10-11-12 TROUBLE- SHOOTiN' SADDLE PALS! TOM TY1ER BOB STEELE JIMMY DODD 3erial- "Junior 'G' Men of the Air" SUN. - MOrr. - 1VES, - WED. JUNE J3-14-15-16 IA$ll RATHBONE Nigel BRIKE «!?«*» WHIM* daughter, Barbara Jean, returned to their home hear Ceda'r 'Falls Sunday. Mrs. Rekers and daughter had spent a week with the former's mother, Mrs. F. A. Corey and sister, June. Mr. Rekers spent the week-end here. Mr. and Mrs. George Conklln have received word from their son, Merle, that he has been released from the hospital where he was stationed at Ft. Knox, Ky., for a lung ailment and has recovered to such an extent that he has been returned to his company. Mr. .and Mrs. George Biensen of State Center were visiting with their daughter, Mrs. Nyle Latch, over Memorial Day. The latter returned to State Center with her parents. Nyle went there later and visited his parents, Mr.' and Mi's. Theo Latch. The Latchs returned Monday. Eleanor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. LaBarfe, left yesterday for Fort Dodge, where she will be employed as a stenographer in the headquarters office of the Prairie Gold Area Council of the Boy Scouts. She will be in charge of the office work pertaining to the finance drive. Patricia McEnroe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John E. McEnroe, finished her freshman year at Briarcliff College June 2, at Sioux City. Her plans are to attend summer school at the college, which opens June 21. Until then she is temporarily employed as a receptionist at ihe Martin Bros, store in Sioux City. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Skilling have received word from their son, Edward, that he has been confined in the hospital for two weeks tor a knee injury which first started while he was playing football in high school. The lagt reports in- dicate that he will be there fffif , some time. Ed is in art ihfaritfjr unit at Fort Lewis, Wash. ' ; Mrs. Fred S. ttcigel spent week-end in Cedar Rapid*!, w she attended the twenty-fifth union of the class of 1918 at _._ College of which she was a member. Miss Myrtle Beane, forhil*- Algona resident,but now* living .at Duluth, Minn., was also a mem" ' her of the'same class. Howevefc V Miss Beane did not attend the r«-' union. June Corey went to Des MoiM* this morning to attend the Wartime Publishing Conference of the National Federation of Press Wo^ men, Inc., which is being held June 10-11-12 at the Hotel Fort Des Moines. The meeting is spon- . sored by the Iowa Press Women. June is north district director Of the Iowa club, and a member of the N. F. P. W. EVERY MV SAVE ENEROV, SAVE TIME, SAVE MONEY, SHOP AT SUPER VALU AND OET YOUR MONEY'S WORTH. CAKE FLOUR Swansdown 26 2% IB. PKG. DURKEE'S MARGARINE PKG< PRICES IN THIS AD. EXCEPT ON PERISHABLES, ARE QUARANTEED THROUGH THURSDAY, JUNE 17. ' I9c Queen Olives Stuft Manx. Olives 18K Cldir Vinegar Mott'l Apple Juice 18K No. 2 Tall S Points Per Can Tomato Juice 2 < or 23c KELLOGG'S NEW PEP Wheat Flakes MORE CUPS PER POUND 18K COFFEE 32< DRIP OR REG. MB. JAR 1 '/* 01. net quart 20 oz. glau Good Standard Corn Standard Tomatoes Out Oreon Beans Cream Style No. 2 • 20 oz. can 18 Points Per Can No. 2 19 01. can BREAD ENRICHfrv 20 OZ. lOc LOAF Gen. Maion 2 ft, Jar Covers I9c General Mason Lids 3 *,<. 25c No. 2 • 19 01. can I3c OXYDOL 23c URGE 124 OZ. PKG. KELIOGG'S Corn Flakes 3 VJ 1 2 Ic ai Flakes 2 KRUMBLES >-10<.~' ' TEXAS JUICE OF GRAPEFRUIT Dog Meal Dog Meal 7 0«. Pkgi. 2 Ib. pti. I9c Dalryland Milk NO. 2 18 OZ. CAN ONLY 2 POINTS P&G 10 43c Ambauador Toilet Tissue 3 „,„ 13c pkg. Sun Rich Quick or Reo. Roiled Oats "" arandma'>, Sugar Saving Molasses Qrandma'i Molasses Sunshine JJj-Ho Crack&s I7c pint 23C quart w9C large pkg. 21c 3LB. JAR SPRY 69c 15 RED POINTS Searchlight 20 Cu; In. Matches Lava Soap Linal Soap Tidy Houu , Bowl Flush' 6 ..,„ 30e 3 'r 29c largi pkg. 23C large can I 8C IVORY SOAP-IT FLOATS 3 MED. fOff BARS *^V LARGE BAR DUZ NEW GRANULATED SOAP LARGE 23c i'KG. CAMAY TOILET SOAP 3 BARS 20* FREE 1 PKG. KELLOGGS CORN FLAKES WITH PURCHASE OF 1 PKG. RICE KRISPIES WITH YOUR COUPON, Super Vaiu LARGE MINCED BOLOGNA RING BOLOGNA ; FANCY SMALL WE1NERS 5 POINTS 23< 25* 29' Lb. Pts. Lb, 5 POINTS Vaiu VEGETABLES CALIFORNIA CARROTS LARGE SIZE ORANGES EXTRA LARGE GRAPEFRUIT 2 W e • DOZ 49" 1BEETORPREM HEAD LETTUCE BROKEN SLICE BACON FANCY APPLES MAfUQRIE LORD JOHN ARCHER DON TERRY QEQROE ZUC$Q PAN|El> LEMONS BAKED LOAVES HOOD'S

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