The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 24, 1943 · Page 4
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The Algttna Alfoaii, foW«, Jim* 24, im C^®f^^^A"«eW ? r"PS ( 3r ' ff^;J!?ftt??^ r ; ? "* - K"' A-l'i ' ' "' I *' ^/^''r ' ^' -.If 1 '' ' f ' '' > >^ '".^ , f'W ,.,% t^^-it * lil 1 ., ^ V'[ *" f ' HEIDERSCHEIDT GIRL VICTIM OF STRANGE MALADY Succumbs to Sleeping Sickness at Kossuth Hospital Sunday; Ha3 Been 111 for Ten Days Portland—Following a ten days' illness from what was diagnosed as sleeping sickness Betty Ann Heiclorscheidt, daughter of' Mr. and Mrs. Joe Heiderschejdt, of Portland township, died at the Kossuth hospital Sunday of this week. Funeral services were held from .St. Cecelia's church Wednesday forenoon at 9 o'clock in charge of Rev. Father Mallinger. Burial was in Calvary cemetery. Was Only Daughter doctors believe her ailment to be an attack of rheumatism. How* ever, after several days, a high temperature brought on delerium and unconsciousness, and she was brought to the hospital where a consultation of physicians were baffled by symptoms and a blood test was rushed to Iowa City for analysis. Her case was diagnosed as Ih6 dread sleeping sickness and medical aid was oC no avail, she passing away Sunday morning ut 9:30 o'clock. Her death is a shock to family and friends. Her pet dog, "Nippy," hunts in vain for her, her swing hiangs empty, her wagon stands where she left it last, all grim evidences of the tragedy which las entered the Heiderscheidt home. IETY Townsend Club Meets — The Algona Townsend Club No 1 met at the Legion Hall, Tuesday evening, June 22, for a business meeting and pie social. Miss Jean Betty Ann was an only daugh- Ga ,. dner Jerry Davis, 4, Hurt In Hay Fork Accident Jerry Davis, 4, son of Mr. and VIrs. Chiis. Davis, tenants on the ter of schoidt. She was ten years of age, born in Portland township. She was a 4th grade pupil in Portland No. 8 and up to her last illness had enjoyed the best of health. She is survived by her brother, John, 19, and her parents. Another brother. Henry, preceded h(.T in death about ten years a^o. When first stricken she suffered with severe pains in one hip and northeast of Alna, was quite seriously injured Wednesday when the track carrying the large hay fork in the barn allowed the fork to fall and strike the boy. Besides being badly bruised the boy suffered deep face and scalp wounds and he had a very close call from being crushed under the fork and carrier. Road The Want Ads—It Pays I NEW ICE BOXES WHITE ENAMEL Large Capacity STORE THURSDAY, JUNE 24th ORSON WELLES in "JOURNEY INTO FEAR" Added "THREE CHEERS FOR THE GIRLS" FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JUNE 25 and 26 BIG! THRILLING! SPECTACULAR! On the Spot Thrills! The RAF Comes Over! -2nd Feature- LEO C.'ARRILLO - LEON ERROL - FRANCES LANGFORD '•FOLLOW THE BAND" Fun for the Entire Family Saturday SUN., MON. AND TUES., JUNE 27, 28 and 2!) The Crowd Worshipped Him... One Woman Understood Him! Indmateand ihrillincurama of a hero of the headlines... the girl who had his love and shared his life, but dared not question his one secret! Bfttcii Plu br Jo Swcrlmu mat U«rm«n Utaliltvlu. OrlgloiU Stonr by P*ul 0*111 THIS THEATRE IS READY TO SERVE YOU .WITH WAR BONDS AND STAMPS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, June 30-July 1 ANN SOTHERN and MELVYN DOUGLAS in "THREE HEARTS FOR JULIA" AT ALGONA THEATBES i« War Stomp Month at Every Theatre in Americsi— OO to be soW »» W»r Stamps— $1.00 to Every Man. r >> BOW PV* iNISBflf S WI?W EXTBA CHANGE Holdren had charge of devotions and read a chapter from the Book of Proverbs. A prayer followec and a hymn was sung, "Blest Be The Tide That Binds." Mrs. Chrisine Esser read a bulletin in re- ?ard to the July 4th issue of the Townsend National Weekly. Mrs Sllen Bjustrom read a letter from Herbert F. Haren, Regional Director, concerning the Double Victory Seals. Two hundred were sold al the meeting and one hundred more were ordered. Since inaugurating the Liberty Bell membership contest, two members have already rung the bell with several others close behind. The delegates attending the recent state convention of Townsend Clubs at Des Moines gave reports. They were: Mrs. Mabel Kruse, Mrs. Ellen Bjustrom, and Mrs. A. M. Anderson. An auditing committee, consisting of Mrs. Cpra Holdren, Mrs. Ellen Bjustrom and Mrs. Mabel Kruse were to meet with the finance chairman, Mrs. Lottie Johnson, Friday evening, June 25, to audit the club books. Mrs. Bjustrom was also approved as the new Public Relations chairman of the club. It was announced that members and friends'are invited to attend a district get-together at Fort Dodge, Sunday, June 27, in the hall of Victory Townsend Club No. .3, at 10 a. m. Each family is asked to furnish a covered dish and sandwiches for the noon dinner. At the next meeting of the local club on July 6, there will be a "Guess Whose Mock Wedding.'' No business will be conducted, but will be carried over to the council meeting on July 12. . Lutheran Church Supper— The First Lutheran church served a supper for its members and friends Thursday, June 17, in the basement of the church. A program followed the supper with Eldon Hovey, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Hovey, as master of ceremonies. Readings were given by some of the youngsters, and the^e was singing by a boys' quartet. Mrs. Eugene Nelson gave a reading with a musical background. After these were given, the famous game of "Truth or Consequence" was played. Of course, the questions were so hard no one was able to tell the truth, except G. D. Brun- clage who gave the author of "Pilgrim's Progress." Mrs. Brundage and Frank Moore were unable to tell the truth, so they had to stroll down the room, arm in arm, and sing "Bicycle Built for Two." The Rev. Eugene Nelson also had io take the consequence, which had him darning a stocking for the remainder of the game. The party ended with every one satisfied and relaxed. Rebekah Party—The Rebekah Lodge celebrated the birthdays of Amy Geering and Almira Green on Tuesday evening at 8:00 o'clock in the lodge hall. A gift was also presented to Mrs. Joe Pelisek, who is leaving for Tama the first of July. Court whist was played during the evening with Rose Anderson receiving high and Mae Anderson receiving low. The committee in charge of refreshments consisted of Emma Dehnert, Rose Fritz, Lizzie Post, Luella Etherington, Bertha Spear and Linnea Heiser- odt. Visitor Entertains— / Mrs. H. C. Adams of Los Angeles, Calif., entertained a few of her friends at dinner at the Hotel Algona Friday evening. Following dinner the twelve guests went to the home of Mrs. E. J. Murtagh and played bridge. Table prizes were won by Mrs. T. H. ChriS- chilles, Mrs. -Rhoda Bonar and Mrs. Mart Weaver. Mrs. Adams eft Saturday to visit in Minnea- )olis and Des Moines before re- urning to Los Angeles. Married in Australia— Captain John Spencer, who is ocated at Brisbane, Australia, vas 'married December 12th to ioberta O'Connor, a young lady of Melbourne, Australia. The marriage took place in the Episcopal church at Brisbane. John's major gave the bride away. The bride's sister and John's superior officer were the attendants. Capt. Spencer is one of the younger pair of Spes- cer twins, sons of' Mrs. Emily Spencer, Algona. Dinner for Mrs. Johnson— ' A dinner was given at the Jim Shipler home Sunday for Mrs. Sterling Johnson of Madison, Wis. Present were: Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Larson of Titonka; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Noel of Elmort, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Rex Austin of Crystal Lake, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Carney of Algona. Entertained Sewing: Club— Mrs. Antone Anderson enter-' tained the sewing club at her home on Monday. Miss Emma Spongberg of Davenport and Mrs. R. L. Gorr of Joliet, Illinois, were guests of the club. Miss Spongberg taught kindergarten at Davenport the past year. Garden Club to Meet— The Garden Club will have its regular meeting Monday, June 2$, at the high 1 bchoolr -.;'. v*t PAULINE THfLGES FILES PETITION, SECOND DIVORCE A petition filed in the clerk ot court's office Wednesday by Patil- Ine ThHges asks for divorce from her husband, Tony Thilges. The couple Was married at Fairmont. Minn., January 29, 1942, and lived together until March 1, 1843. She alleges cruel and inhuman treatment as the cause for her petition. This couple was first married in 1936 and are the parents of one child, Alice Faye,- now 4 years old. In April, 1941, they were •» iWl^Mf*. .ffitlgfeS is $26 p& fhMtti tdwwa fhe rfftfl 1 aftd edueatf&n df twrrdatfgh* DotiOton, Algona, Serving In England Wdrff received, frorn England announces that Don Orton, son o Mr. and Mrs, Clark Orton, Algona, is now assigned to a camp there. He joined the army In October, 1942, since which tinie he was stationed at Drew Field, and the Mcpill Field, both Tampa Florida, and took a special course In teletype and radio at Chanute Field, Illinois. During his service in the armed forces he has no had a furlough. News Items ot Burt Vicinity The O. E. Millers, Titonka, spent last Friday evening at the J. L. Miller home. The Missionary Maidens will meet Saturday afternoon with Fern Habeger. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Graham of Bode spent the week-end with Burt relatives. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller spent Sunday with Mrs. Miller's grandparents at Havelock. The Earl Millers and Raymond .ovstads spent Sunday at the John Cox home near Algona. The United Service Women will meet Thursday evening of thit, week at the Legion hall. The G. H. McMullcns spent Sunday with Mr. McMullen's mother, VIrs. Gertrude McMullen, • al ,Vebb. Mary Peters, who teaches at Slgin, III., came Sunday to sperm the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Peters. Rev. and Mrs. F. Darnauer, Lacota, visited Elsie Baum at the S. C. Schwietert home and were .nipper guests there Friday. | The Fidelis Sunday School class j meets Wednesday afternoon 'if this week at Mrs. F. L. Pratts, with F. L. Ryerson as assisting hostess. Mrs. Harold Lighter and daughter, Spencer, left Saturday after a few days visit at the home ot Mrs. Lighter's brother, J. C. Geesman. The Herman Bussie and Albert Buas families and Mrs. C. W. Reynolds and sons spent Sunday evening at the Walter Faulstich home. The Allen llinckleys went to Armour, S. D., Saturday to attend the funeral of an aunt of Mr. Hinekley. They returned Sunday evening. Mrs. W. H. Steward returned last Friday from Iowa City, where she had undergone an operation u week before at the University hospital. Vernon Radeke, Mitchellville, spent the week-end with Burt friends. The Radekes formerly lived in Burt. He is to be inducted into the Navy July 1. Mrs. Luther Fairbanks and three children arrived Sunday from Boise, Idaho, for a visit with her husband's mother, Mrs. G. U. Fairbanks, and his sister, Mrs. A. L. Rasmussen. Sara Schroeder and Alice Esarey left Friday for Washington, D. C., after spending nearly two weeks here with Iheir parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Schroeder and Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Esarey. Robert Thaves, a former Burt boy, who has been attending the University of Minnesota the past year, was inducted into the army and left Ft. Snelling for Camp Roberts, Calif., June 16. Lieut, and Mrs- Ed Stewart, Bastrop, Texas, arrived Tuesday for a visit with Mrs. Stewart's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Elvidge, and with his father, D. M. Slewart, and other relatives. F. W. Baum, Lakota, was a Sunday dinner guest at the E. C. Schwietert home. Mr. and Mrs. James Mayne, Ledyard, and the G. F. Whalens, Lakota, also spent Sunday afternoon at thfe Schwietert home. Bruce Clifton called in Burt Monday morning on hia way to bis home in Minneapolis after e visit with his parents, Rev. and Mrs. J. E. Clifton, at Nemahn. Rev. Clifton was once pastor of 'the Burt Methodist church. E. O. Chipman and Mrs. Lillian Sheldon took JoAnn Chipman to Mason City Tuesday, where she took the train for Madison, Wis., where she will visit at the home of her aunt, Mrs. R. E. Gabriel. Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Leason, Minneapolis, spent the week-end with Burt and Algona relatives. They visited at the Art Leason home Saturday and a family dinner in their honor was held at the Robert Leason home Sunday. Capt. and Mrs. Louis B. Perry, Washington, D. C., arrived Saturday to spend a week with Mrs. Perry's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Patterson. Arlene Patterson, Minneapolis, also came Saturday and will spend a couple of weeks at home. Mrs. Frank Bahling returned last week Tuesday from Bell, Calif., where she had visited her son, Merwyn, who was leaving for foreign government service as a field airplane mechanic. His wife and son, Eugene, returned to Iowa with Mrs. Bahling and are visiting her parents at Lohrville. The Emil Hasses visited relatives ut Emmetsburg Sunday. Sgt. and Mrs. Ed Bredehoeft, Yuma, Ariz., were at home on leave. Mr. Masse and Alvina returned home Monday morning, but Ihe olhers remained to attend the funeral 01 a baby child of Mr. and Mrs. Norval Crew, of Webb, Monday afternoon. Esther Masse was one of the pall bearers. Mary Jean Rachut, student at Wartburg College, Waverly, spent the week-end here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Rachut. The Ralph Carneys, who have been living at Algona, moved into Mrs. Elizabeth Patterson's upstairs apartment Sunday. He will work for the Lanesboro Produce Co. and spent last week at Wells, Minn., learning the business. Mrs. Merle Pratt Loses Twins at Birth Twin boys were born to Mr. and Mrs. Merle Pratt at the General hospital Sunday forenoon, one living but, a half hour while the other was born dead. They were named Don and Jon. Funeral services were held from the Mo Cullough chapel Monday at 1:30 in the afternoon in charge of Rev. Figge of Burt. The husband and father, Merle Pratt, so far has not been contacted, he being in the navy and is pvo.bably on board ship at sea. Friends Party For Uncle Tom Blain Corwith—A group or friends and relatives gathered at the John Blain home in Corwith Sunday to help Uncle Tom Blain celebrate Father's Day. Everyone came with well-filled baskets and a picnic dinner was enjoyed. The afternoon was spent taking pictures and' with music. Relatives from Minnesota were unable to be present because of gas rationing. Uncle Tom now lives with his son, John, in Corwith. He is a former-long-tiine resident of Ifte Sexton neighborhood. . 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