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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 8, 1943
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the Algous Upper DCS Moines, Algoha, Iowa, July 8, 1043 SEXTON SOLDIER HOME IN TOME FOR WERMERSON RUES Sexton—A grandson oi -Mrs. Amelia Wermerson, who Is stationed at Cafrip Walters, Texas, arrived Just In time for his grand" mother's funeral. He telephoned from Mason City and an ambit* lance was sent after him when they realized he would not be able'to come in time by other connections. However, he arrived In time for the church services. ^ V-J-- "-.i "I Miss Kathryn Klrschbaum of Algona spent the week-end at her home here. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Steven were Friday evening callers at the Albert Genrich home at LuVerne, Mr. and Mrs. George Grubb of Des . M6lnes,yarrived Friday to Visit at the home of Mrs. Martha Grubb. , Mrs. John Esser returned to her home at Cylinder on Wednesday after 1 visiting her daughter, Mrs. Marlin Mimbach. Rev. Father Lickteig, brother of Ambrose Lickteig, who was recently ordained, arrived here from Greeley, Kansas, for a visit. Neal Lloyd Steven of Mapleton Minn., has been visiting his grand-* parents, Mr. and MrsY-Harvey Steven and Mrs. Sarah Wise. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven attended the funeral of Mrs Amelia Wermersbn, mother o: Wm. Wermerson, on Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wise atit daughters, Mrs. , Drusilla Noble and Mrs. Sarah Wise, were visitors Sunday at the Arch Burger home;" Mr. and Mrs. Martin Mimbach attended the funeral of Osctir Polrot, former resident of Whittemore, on Saturday morning. He resided at Park Rapids, Minn., and died suddenly of a heart attack on Tuesday. The Sexton Women's Society of Christian Service held a very successful ice cream social on Thursday at the Sexton Rail. It was scheduled for the Kirschbaum Inwn but weather did not permit The patronage of their friends Was greatly appreciated. No Respect for the Law Theoretically, the thief who stole the car from across the street where Lucas County Deputy Sheriff Glen Weede was sleep- Ing, paid no heed- to the honor of the law enforcing 1 officer. Schuyler Augspufger parked the car in the jsual manner one night recently, but the next morning it was gone. ^positively'" inspiration!, / FORESIGHTED WOMEN ARE CHOOSING THEIR S & L WINTER COAT NOW... on LAY-AWAY You 11 be prepared for nippy fall days ,~7' i for winter's lowest points if you chdose ; now from these better quality "early" j coats! Many, many 100% all-wool fab- i rics! Everyone a pre-destined, hit-fashion for fall! forwhenwmj tercomesl • Downy-toft fleteis Mil-wool tweedi • Alpiei "leddy-bein • Thoroughbred Clinics •Trim Chesterfields • Buttoi-out lininp / • Men's wtir Cnuils • Luxurious Fur Fabrics HURT M. E. PASTOR AND WIFE LEADERS AT SUMMER CAMP Hurt—Rev. and 'Mrs. Perry O. Hanson, Jr., and son, Shirley Lockwood, Joyce Geilenfeld, Clayton Johhson and Jack McMullen left Monday to attend Camp Quest at Spirit Lake. The Rev. Hanson was to lead one of the groups on the subject, "The Way of Jesus In China" and was to act as a swimming 1 instructor. Mrs. Hanson is one of the chaperons. There Will be no preaching service or Sunday School at the local Methodist church next Sunday as Rev. Hanson is to preach at Lake Park, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller visited Mrs. Miller's grandparents at Havelock Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Milo Brown, Garner, were Sunday callers at the C. B. Chipman home. Mr; and Mrs. C. W. Patterson took their daughter, Ariene, back to Minneapolis Sunday. She had spent a couple of weeks vacation tiere. Mr. and Mrs. Ora Ollom and twins, So. St. Paul, Minn., spent the week-end at the home of Mrs. Ollom's parents, Mr, and Mrs. Herman Peitz. William. Bussie and grandson, leorge Bellinger, Avoca, Wis, came Friday for a visit • at the Herman Bussie home and with other Burt relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Clement, Ames, visited at /the Mrs. Carrie Blossom home Friday. Mrs. Blossom and Jennie Thompson accompanied them home for a week's visit. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Stow, Mr. and Mrs. F. O. Stow, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Sewick and L. R. Daniels at;ended a picnic dinner at the Charles Phelps home near Ti- .onka Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Smith and }. W. Patterson went to Sioux 'ity Monday afternoon. Mr. Pat- :erson attended a selective service joard meeting and visited relatives. the Smiths Feme pesterreieher, who h6c an operation for appendicitis at the Kossuth hospital a week ago Saturday, was able to return to her home at Titonka Saturday and expects to reopen her beauty ship here next Monday. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Smith and Mrs. Jane Blossom went to the Twin Cities Sunday. The Smiths visited at the home of Mrs. Smith's brother, James Kerr, in Minneapolis and Mrs. Blossom was to spend a week or two with a friend in St. Paul. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Holding and son, Jim, of Milwaukee, Wis., visited from Saturday to Tuesday with Burt relatives. Mrs. Holding is Mrs. W. R. Chaffee's sister and Mr. Holding is a brother of Mrs. W. W. Boettcher and Clifford Holding. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Meier of McAllister, Okla., and Mr. and Mri*. Harry Mitchell of Des Moines came last week Wednesday for a visit at the • Henry Meier home. The Mitchels returned home on Thursday, but the others remained for a longer visit. Mr. and Mrs. Durward Moore and daughters, Nancy and Mary, of Cedar Rapids, and Roberta Schmidt, of Bode, visited from Friday to Sunday at the Paul Moore home. The Leonard Schmidts, of Bode, and the Robert Moores were Sunday dinner guests at the Paul Moore home also. • Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Graham, Bode, spent Saturday night here and took Glenn's father, J. D. Graham, and daughter, Helen, to Mason City Sunday to see Mrs. Don Graves, who is in the hospital there following the birth of a baby, which died in a couple of hours, and also to visit the John Emmerts. Mr. and Mrs. Stan Cech of Chicago, 111., who have been spending a week or two with Mrs. Cech's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Chenck, had their baby Stan- dine Rose, baptised at the Methodist church Sunday morning. Mrs. Cech's aunt, Miss Maude Schenck, Minneapolis, Minn., was sponsor. Mrs. Sadie Schenck and daughter, Mildred, also of Minneapolis, and Lois, Chicago, were also here for the week-end. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schenck, Algona, and Mr. and Mrs. Horace Schenck, Crystal Lake, were also present. Titonka Vicinity News Items Robert Spear was a Sunday dinner guest at the Wm. Ward lome. Dorothy Hobbs is spending a few days at the parental Earl Hobbs home at Crystal Lake. Dr. and Mrs. R. K. Richardson, Wesley, called at the Wm. Ward •esidence Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gardner were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bartlett and family. Mr. and Mrs.' J. E. Falk were Sunday dinner guests -of Mr. and Mrs. George Scuffham, Algona. . Mr. and Mrs, Senus Isebrand called at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ben U. Meyer Sunday afternoon. Lavon . Oesterreicher, Minneapolis, spent. Jhe.Vweek-end at-Sgie parental'"Ray? OestSrreicfier hofflie; <Mr.. and' Mrs. Harm Huistnga and Edith Mae were Sunday dinr ner guests at the Joe H. Tapper home. .Pvt. Clarence Loats, of Camp Dodge, Des Moines, was a Sunday supper guest at the Ben U. Meyer home. Mr. and Mrs. John Rolfsema, Des Moines, spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Carl F. Callies and family. Invasion Is Costly fighting Ybur Boy Gives 10O percent; How about your bond buying? Mr. and Mrs. Fred Klein and Charles Gayer, Rock Valley, spent the week-end with Mrs. Robert Callies. Mr. and Mrs. John Wood, Algona, and the Maurice Keils enjoyed a picnic dinner together Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. French are spending a few days with Lieut, and Mrs. Russell French at Lake Okoboji. Fern Oesterreicher arrived home Saturday from an Algona hospital, where she underwent an appendectomy. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Miller and Rosslyn called at the Ray Miller home at Buffalo Center Sunday FINAL RITES FOR OSCAR POIROT AT WHITTEMORE Whlttemore — Funeral services for Oscar Poirot, 58, were held here Saturday morning at 9:30 at St. Michael's Catholic church, the Rev. Wiliam Veil officiating. Pallbearers were J. M. Fleming, A. D. Brogan, James Geelan, Gene Martini, Frank and George Elbert. Interment was in the Catholic cemetery. In Whlttemore Garage Oscar Poirot was born April 3, 1885, at Belleville, Illinois, and at the age of 34, came to Algona and was employed in .the Kohlha^s Bros, garage for about five years. He then came to Whittemore, and in partnership with Wilbur Foxwell, started a garage in the Wol- liver building on West Main street. After several years the latter disposed of his interest in the business selling to George J. Elbert, and again after several years Mr. Elbert sold his interest to Frank Schattschneider, who, with Mr. Poirot, operated a garage on the west side for quite a number of years, later moving to the T. A. Swanson building in the business section. After • three years both men decided to quit the garage business so they sold their entire stock, and Mr. Poirot retired and spent a year around his home. Bought Modern Camp Mr. Poirot went to Northern Minnesota to find some good fishing grounds and within a year he bought a modern camp on the Pitchfork River, at Park Rapids, Minn., where he moved his family. But he enjoyed his new home for only two years, as he passed away last Thursday evening from a heart attack. Had he lived unlil Saturday, the day of his burial, he would have celebrated, his 20th wedding anniversary. He was married to Anna Spilles on July 3, 1923, and she and one son, Robert, survive his early departure. Brothers Sisters Survive Four brothers, Edward, Ott.o, Walter and Delph Poirot, and also four sisters mourn his death. The latter are Mrs. Edna Winter, Mrs. Anna Kuehn and Mrs. Louisa War- gand, all of Belleville, 111., and Mrs. Caroline Zuick, of Mascouton, 111. All attended the funeral. Others who attended from a distance . were Mrs. Percy Potter, Park Rapids; Mrs. Ralph Potter, Jefferson, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Button, Algona, and Miss Nettie Sammin and Mrs. Phil Bough of Emmetsburg. SENECA NEWS Lorraine Wegener ' of Fenton spent several days last week visiting with Lavonna fiailey. John Streucker has been enjoying a two weeks furlough with home folks. He was married Sunday evening to a young lady from Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ahlbrandt, Denver, Colo., are the parents of a 5% Ib. baby daughter. Mrs. Ahlbrandt will be better remembered as Pearl Nelson. This is their first child. Mrs. Ralph Mellam, who has aeen a recent guest at the J. H. Jensen home, concluded her visit prematurely, due to the arrival home of a son, who is in the armed services and had just a few da-ys furluogh. Mrs. Kenneth Thompson is staying with her father, Carl Hauge, at Leland, Iowa, while Mrs, Hauge has been visiting a daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Dutch Reikena in Kansas. The latter is at a camp there. July 4th dinner guests at the Millen Jensen home included Mr. and Mrs. George Jensen and family, ' Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jensen and Clifford, Mrs. Jennie Jensen and Beverly, all of Ringsted, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Looft and sons. The Wilbergs held a family gathering. Sunday, July 4th, at the Reuben Larson home near Armstrong. A picnic dinner was enjoyed on the Larson lawn. Those present included Mr. and , „ Otto Wilberg and daughter, He Wilberg, Mr. sad Mrs. Heitf Lange and family, Letts' Creek, Mr. and Mrs. John Andreasbh artd family, Ringsted, arid the Manna Pietersens, Haifa. Guests at the J. H. Jensen home and at the P. H. Jensens at Fentott have been Mrs. Helen Griffith artd daughter of Des Moines, Mrs, Sylvia Burch of South CarollhU- and Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Httak* enstad, North Dakota. The entire group were Saturday evening dinner guests at the J. H. Jensen home and spent' Sunday at the P. H. Jensen hdme at Fenton. The Haakenstads left again for their? home Monday noon, while Sylvia Burch and Mrs. Christena Jensen continued their stay at the J. H. Jensen home. WHOLESALE afternoon. "Iceland had geysers . but I'll take Yellowstone" "*,...And we're headin' there, son, as fast as you can get back in your civvies and Jqad up the car and—" "Never mind, Sergeant, You'.ye bejn (tying. causing rank corrosion the way jt does with the engine mostly resting. But knowing as I did pat phronwun-plaiing won't corrode easy, J could see it would, check; contwioff t* give the. engine s insides OIL-P^TWG. ,- can enjoy our 'peate,., touring in the car! * "J knew we couldn't bank on any new , models for a long whjje after tWa mess, so j . played safeswitn our car.,,kept L • pit-p^ATED jjk£ a,|wtys, with C motor oil, especially to not lei the ruined fay asjd. Your 0$ Mileage ,.,,,__ 'pal told me why thdre was no worse wajrttof too,,w drawing down to the craekea^ even, 8tand~ Wig vtffl. The C8F 9» gweet b back home, didn't C? Too bad; bjive got to wait mwthj*. for new they ahoujifw used Ifonoj^ save thejfe&rv J-efa go." mir*' CONOCO i; B6tte vKrominga, Vivian StOtt and Edgar Thomas, LuVerne, were Sunday supper guests at the J. E Falk home. Doris Stott, ~Des Moines, and Ruth Stott, Rock Rapids, spent the week-end at the parental W. H. Stott home. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Honken and family attended a family reunion at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Moe, Lake Mills. Ernestine Adamson and Donna Krominga attended a picnic dinner at the Ray Miller home, Buffalo Center, Sunday. Pvt. Clarence Loats, of Camp Dodge, Des Moines, spent the week-end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Loats. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Kuchen- ruther, Doris and Dean, were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Biers, Garner. Mrs. Bill Steibert and Grace Markin, both of Fort Dodge, spent thd week-end with the former's mother, Mrs. Marie Sathoff, Mr, and Mrs. Kenneth Swan, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sathoff and Mr. and Mrs. • Clifford Krantz spent Monday at Clear Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kuecker, accompanied by Mrs. Sophia Bell and daughter, Adelia, drove to Mapleton, Minn., Monday to visit with Mrs. Kuecker's brother, John Bell, who has been failing in health fo late. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Walker and daughter, Shari Ann, and son, Gary Allen, of Mason City spenl from Saturday evening until Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith and with Mr Walker's mother, Mrs. J. E.-Walker, in.Algona.:^. ••: •,-•-•. Mrs. Louis Braatz was callec early Saturday' morning to the bedside of her son, Robert, who underwent an operation for a double hernia at Iowa City, infection having set in following the operation. Mr. Braatz . received word Monday that he was improving slightly. A miscellaneous shower was held at the Lutheran school auditorium Friday evening in honor of Dawn Vaudt, who became the bride of Pvt. John Struecker Sunday evening at 7:30 at St. Paul's Lutheran church. 500 was played with Mrs. ^Wm. Elmers winning first prize, Betty Reinen second prize, Mrs. Wilbur ,Roeber low, and Mrs. Arnold Gade the door prize. The bride received many beautiful gifts. A lunch was served following the entertainment. The annuaf Voight reunion was held at the Arnold Wagner home Sunday afternoon. Those present were Mrs. Wm. Schwanke, of Cedar Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Johnson and son, William and daugh- :er, Susan, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mathes and daughter, Ariene, of rlolfe; Mr. and Mrs. Archie Voight ™- ui nr u -,,,-j ,ir t , i "md son, James, Mr. and Mrs Eight World-Wide Workers and Herman Voight and son Ray . Mrs. Patterson left Sunday for the'. 1 —i -> n— ™.._i.._ T>T.. Methodist Camp- at Lake Okoboji where they will spend a week. Marjorie Mechlar, who has beer attending' Hamilton College a Mason City, spent the week-end at the parental Elmer Mechlei home. Mrs. Harold Kruger, Gretchen Rachael, and Donna Rae Callies St. Paul, arrived Sunday morninj to spend a month with Mr. anc Mrs. Ed Callies. Patricia Ball and Verdene Boy<en, who are attending summer school at Ames, spent the weekend, at the .R. C. Ball and Wm Boyken homes-, ./respectively. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schroeder Harvey Schroeder, of Esther'ville, Mrs. Rosella Jandl and Pelilah spent Sunday with Mr, and Mrs. Anthony Jand.l and family, A. L. Honkenv who- is- working as assistant inspector in the Signal 2orps somewhere in Ohio, arrived home Sunday morning to spend" a week with his wife and family. Mr. ?n4 Mrs. Fred Klein, Chas. Gayer, Rock Valley, Mr. and Mrs; I'rank Callies, forest City, Mrs. Robert Callies and Priscilla Stockwell were Sunday dinner guests at the Carl F. Callies home. Dr. and Mrs, G, J. Sartor and daughter, Mary Beth, ol Mason City, and Mr. and Mrs. John Bleich and daughter, Johnejtte and -*on. Japws Michae} 1 , ol irttt, were Sunday dinner guests at the Dr. Sartor ' Mr. and Mrs, Hejfc N«lsou and' wily, Mr- and' Mrs. Neil Michaelson; and Gary, and Mr- and Mrs. ames McColley and family en— a PKnlc^wj* §«ysjde called on Mrs. Mary tt the Mercy hosplt,a| Mr. an,d_Mrs ; p?k SJ^pej-, inond and daughter, Evelyn, Mr and Mrs. Reinhard Ostwald anc daughter, Gladys, and the Arnold Wagners of here, Rosella and Elenora Voight of Algona and Mrs; John Seegebarth and daughter, Lydia, of Lone Rock. *- Pvt. Donald Ramus Is Kossuth Soldier The letter from Donald Ramus, praising the local Red Cross chapter, along with some explanatory remarks about young Ramus, printed in the columns of this newspaper last week, brought some clarifying remarks from his brother, Leo, who lives in Algona. It seems that Donald did not come from Cherokee, but hails from Kossuth. He is one'' of five children of the late John Ramus and was born on a farm near Lu- Verne; close to Galbraith. He attended the Algona 1 schools and* had been working with his brother for John McGuire prior to his induction into the army in 1 September, 1942". When the account was written for' the paper, none 1 of these details were available and we are glad to shed some light no' the matter. Quests- at the? John- ,. .. . . , iome Sunday afternoon and eve*ling were Mr; and Mrs. John E. Sleper, Mr. and Mrs. John' Boeck- $fr; and Mrs* Senus ' i, and'Mr*. Q- J- Sippsn^ >ta> Mvs. Marie Sathoff, i. BW Steiberts, Ft Dodge. Quests at a 1 birthday party held at the-- Mrs- Jl E t JCeil home' Pri- hQHor- of the first birthday SWEET CALIFORNIA VALENCIAS LARGE SIZE Shop and Save the Wholesale Way •>" • SWEET MEATY „ ~ ~ CALIFORNIA '** Bing Cherries 39c * Lb. Fresh Green Top Large Bunch CABBAGE Firm Fresh Solid Heads GET YOUR VITAMINS GRAPEFRUIT LBS. 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