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The Algona Upper Des Moines, AlgatM, Iowa, July 22, 1§43 JEANNE WILBERG HOSTESS TO THE SENECA 4-H STARS The Seneca Stars 4-H Club held their July meeting Saturday afternoon, with Jeanne Wilberg as hostess. The meeting opened with the singing of "America," after which roll call was taken by each member present naming their biggest sewing problem. Jeanne Wilberg demonstrated tieing a 4-H knot and each girl present also learned to make the knot. Jeanne Wilberg and Donna Jean Cody demonstrated the proper shampooing of hair. Plans were discussed for the 4-H Girls camp, which is being held at Clear Lake August 5, 6 and 7. Three girls from the Seneca Stars plan to attend the camp. Donna Jean Cody and Margery Moore were chosen to act as demonstration team and will use as their subject, "Stain Removal." A lovely lunch was served by the hostess and her mother. Members present included Margery and Donna Moore, Donna Jean Cody. LaVon Thompson, Lavonne Bailey and the hostess. Guests included Mrs. Jens Halverson, Mrs. Robert Halverson and son, David. Mrs. Alfred Eness, Mrs. A. E. Nelson mid Verdell Nelson, also Mrs. Virgil Moore, baby daughter and Tommy. Lavonne Bailey and Margery Moore drove to Graettinger Sunday to visit until Tuesday with Florence Conway. Florence has attended high school at Seneca the past three years. Thursday evening guests at the A. E. Nelson home were Mrs. Alfred Befkland, Wahoo, Nebr., and Mrs. Mike Nelson, Depew. Mrs. Berkland has been visiting at the Ole Berklands, the Elmer Lees, and with other relatives in and near Cylinder. Jess Halverson, formerly of Algona, but now employed at the Reuben Berkland home near Ringsted, has been seriously ill with pneumonia since Saturday night. His condition was serious Sunday, but it was hoped that the fever would break Monday morning. Further details ai_ lacking. Mrs. Curtis Oleson observed her birthday anniversary last week Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Normnn Thompson and LaVon, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cody and daughters and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Preston and son came and spent the evening at the Oleson home, bringing with them ice cream and cake. Alvin Berkland of Duluth, Minn., now in training at a camp at Minneapolis, visited at the Norman Thompson home Friday. Dinner guests in his honor included Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cody and daughters, Irene and Virginia Berkland, Fenton, and Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Oleson. Alvin is a cousin of the Olesons. Kenneth J. Roehler A Fort Crook Graduate Word received from Fort Crook Ordnance Depot, Fort Crook, Nebraska, announces that Pfc. Kenneth J. Roethler, son of Mrs. Veronica Roethler, Algona, has graduated from the Automotive School there. The course covers all phases of automotive repair and maintenance for all types of army vehicles. Just Received. Shipment of Copper-Clad CoalandWood RANGES 2-Burner Ovens - Lined v S5.75 1-Burner Ovens - Lined $2.35 Milk Pails 70cto$1.10 Rubber Belting—1 to 6 in. Size KOHLHAAS HDWE BANCROFT LEGION NINE TAKES FIRST GAME OF SERIES Bancroft—The Bancroft Junior Legion baseball team defeated the Spencer team in the first of a two- out-of-three game series on the Bancroft diamond, Sunday afternoon, 3-0. The two team will play again at Spencer on next Sunday. If Bancroft wins this game the third game will not be necessary. The winner of this series will play in the.state tournament at Mason City in the near future. Mrs. Bridget Quinn and Charles were Sunday guests at the Dnn Burns home at Emmetsburg. Mrs. Claude Ostwinkle of San Antonio, Texas, is visiting with her mother, Mrs. John Revker. Helen Mescher returned Sunday after a week's visit at the Glen McCleish home at Whittemore. Marilda Schiltz has returned to Des Moines after a three week's visit at the parental A. W. Schiltz home. Tech. Sgt. Richard Schillz, U. S. Army, came Saturday to spend his furlough with his father, P. J. Schiltz. Rosemary Murphy, who is employed in Chicago, 111., spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Murphy. Mr. and Mrs. William Peterson, Evelyn and Ivadel, spent Tuesday at Boone where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Petersdn's mother. Mr. and Mrs. Hert Quinn are the parents of a daughter born on Tuesday of last week. The Quinns now have two boys and four girls. Mrs. Melvin Mallby and son Of Omaha, Nebr., are spending a few weeks visiting at the home of Mrs. Malloy's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Brink and family. Harold Hamilton, Jr. and Dennis Berbers, U. S. Navy, Farragut, Idaho, are spending a few days visiting their parents, the H. (3. Hamiltons and John Herbers. Omer Kelly, U. S. Navy, spent a few days last week visiting his wife at the W. A. Murray home. Friday, Mr. and Mrs. Kelly left for Memphis, Tenn., where Omer will be stationed. James Lattimer, Art Nemmers, Tommy, Billy and Jimmie Egan, Don and James Welp, James Murray and Pat Bradley left Sunday to spend the week at Camp Lady of the Lake at Lake Okoboji. Mr. and Mrs. Leander Menke and family had as their dinner guests last Tuesday evening, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Menke, Sister Loras of Dubuque, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Menke and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Menke and son of Wilmont, Minn. Mary Ann Hansen, Bernard Tibodeau, Miles Wallace, all of Delavan, Minn., and Margaret Johnson of Mankato, Minn., were Sunday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Nurre and family. Mrs. Nurre is a sister of .Mr. Tibodeau. News Items of Fenton Vicinity Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Kyhl spent Sunday at the L. M. Holldorfs i» Ceylon. Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Kyhl visited at the August Kyhl home near Ringsted Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. Schulke of Storm Lake spent the week-end at the Rev. A. F. Rehder home. Frank Bailey and Hadley were dinner guests Sunday at the Dr. A. Whitlow home in Armstrong. LaVon Madden is expected home this week from Waverly, where she has been visiting the Verne Heines. Vedolia Klatt of Seattle, Wash., visited here last week with relatives and friends. She is employed in a defense plant there. Arlene Mitchell returned here Sunday night from a vacation trip to Denver, Colo. She had been gone nearly three weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ohm and Kathryn of Waterloo visited at the Dr. E. W. Ruske and Everett Dreyer homes Saturday evening. Mrs. Ernest Jensen and son, Donald, of Lone Rock visited with Mrs. R. O. Berke at the W. J. Weisbrod home Monday afternoon. Mrs. R, O. Berke of Ft. Worth, Texas, Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod, Mrs. Don Weisbrod and daughters visited Friday afternoon with Mrs. Marie Rosewall in Algona. «. Virginia Berkeland left Sunday morning for Duluth, Minn., after a two week's vacation here. Virginia is in nurses' training at the St. Luke's hospital in Duluth. Alvin Berkeland, seaman 2/c, stationed at Minneapolis, visited here Thursday nad Friday at the B. G. Berkeland home and with other relatives. He is a nephew of B. G. Berkeland. Ronald Willrett of Chicago came Saturday for a visit at the A. R. Willrett home. Prior to his coming here he visited the F. J. Willretts in Algona for two weeks. The F, J.'s are Ronald's grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Myers and two children, Bonnie and Gordon, of Fairbanks, Iowa, came Friday evening and visited until Sunday evening at the Earl Lufkins. Mr. Myers is Mrs. Lufkin's brother. Merlin Wegener, Military Police of Edmondton, Canada, arrived home Friday on a 19-day furlough at the parental Robert Wegener home. This is his first visit here in 13 months. He came by plane as far as Minneapolis. Mrs. Oscar Christensen and daughter, Joan, and Mrs. Belle Castle of Racine, Wis., Mrs. J. A. Mueller and children and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. G. Smith were entertained Friday afternoon at the R. C. Goetsch home. Pvt. Carl Epley of Camp Gruber, Okla., visited here recently at the Walter Wegener, Fred Frink at the Walter Wegener, Fred Funk and William Stegman homes. Pvt. Epley is a nephew of the Mesdames Wegener, Frink and Stegman. Mrs. Wilbert Holldorf went to Des Moines on Tuesday and returned home Friday morning. She was accompanied here by her daughter, Mary, who visited over Sunday here. Betty went back to Des Moines with her sister for a visit. Mr. and Mrs. John Micklick and Robert John of Hanlontown came Sunday for a visit at the parental Ben Mitchells and with other relatives. Mr. Micklick will be superintendent at Hanlontown the coming school year. He formerly was principal and coach here. Mrs. Chester Skaar, Alice and Harold and Mrs. Swen Skaar of Primghar came Wednesday for a visit with relatives here. They returned to their home Thursday and were accompanied there by Mrs. Albert Mitchell and Benora, who visited there until Sunday, .lice remained here for a longer visit. Mr. and Mrs. Carol Wander and son, Phillip II, came Sunday ait- ernoon for a two week's visit at the parental Phillip Wander home. Carol is now stationed at Cedar Rapids, where he is an adjuster for the State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. of Bloomington, 111. He has been with this company six years. Mrs. E. W. Ruske entertained a group of boys Friday evening in honor of her son, Kay's 10th birthday. Guests included Gordon Stigman, Larry Theesfield, Floyd and Marvin Bellinger, Jack Gerhart, Donald Burwash, Ray Cornelius, Jimmy Holldorf, Duane Dreyer and Ward and Lynne Ruske. Lunch was served by Mrs. Ruske. Mr. and Mrs. John Kerber, Wayne and. Keith, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Norland and family,' Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Norland and Virgene, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Berkland and Marian, Martin Norland and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Funk, the latter six of Emmetsburg, were dinner guests Sunday at Oscar Norlands, Titonka, honoring their daughter, Maryetta's confirmation. 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But now you need special precautions, and you get them by having your engine OIL-PLATEU with Conoco W h motor oiL OIL-PLATING, made possible by the added synthetic in popular-priced Conoco N"> oil, seems strongly "magnetized" against all draining down from inner engine surfaces—for hours—days—and longer. Now on chromium-plating, when raindrops stay a while, you don't fear serious corrosion. And you needn't fear it when acid stays a while in your OIL-PLATED engine. The ordinary combustion process must leave acid when your engine stops. But you can lessen the worst risk by OIL-PLATING now with N'A oil at Your Mileage Merchant's Conoco station. Continental Oil Company CONOCO MOTOR on DUDLEY WYAH, LUVERNE, DEAD IN JAPANESE CAMP LuVerne—-Mrs. pern Wyatt, who lives south of LuVeme, received word Monday morning of the death of her son, Dudley, in 'a Japanese prison camp. The yoUng man, who was 25 years of age, had been in the navy and was n prisoner since the fall of Bataati. He is survived by his mother and three brothers, one of who, Neal, is in the Army Air Force. Mrs. Wyatt is a sister of Roy Brayton, LuVerne. Chas. Hanselman was a Manson visitor last Thursday. Mrs. Paul Beckman started a class in piano at her home Tuesday. Donna McCrady, Livermore, is visiting her grandparents, Mr. arid Mrs. Charles Goetsch, Jos. Shultz received word last week Tuesday of the death of his brother, John, at Tipton, Iowa. . Mrs. kareld Larrimer and children have tome from Des Moines for an extended visit with relatives. Mrs. Irvin Chapman spent a couple of days at the Kabele- Moseley home at Goldfleld last week. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Henderson, Minneapolis, are making a visit at the parental Phil Henderson home. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Powell arid Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wilson of Yale, Iowa, were Sunday visitors at C. C. McClellans. Howard McClellan, who was at home on furlough from the navy a short time ago, had his leave extended and is at home again. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Johnson and sons, Mervin and Roger, visited at Arno Ristaus at Sioux City Thursday and Friday. The women are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mason, Donna, Shirley and Lila, of Clarion, were Sunday guests of Mr. Mason's sisters, Lottie and Jennie Mason. Edw. Lindebak was at home on furlough last week from Camp Hauze, Texas. Miss Margaret Egle, Manson, was also a guest at the Lindebak home. Den No. 1 of the Cub Scouts had a war stamp sale Saturday evening and sold some $90 in stamps. This group is sponsored by Mrs. Harold Sorensen. Burnett Heine had a birthday party at his home Friday afternoon at which a number of his small friends were guests. He was seven years old. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. West Thursday at an Algona hospital. Mrs. West is the former Ruth Penton and this is their first child. Mrs. Helene Trauger, who has been at the home of her sister-in- law, Mrs. Lucy Tillson, Livermore, spent Sunday at 'home but returned to Livermore Sunday night. Mrs. Wilfred Berryhill, who had been visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gronbach, has gone to Chanute, Kansas, where her husband is stationed et present. Eleanor Nelson, 'June Miller and Nina Hanson were at home from Fort Dodge for the week-end. Eleanor is employed as a typist at Brdys and the other girls are at the Tobin packing plant. The Presbyterian Ladies Aid will meet Wednesday, July 28, with Mrs. S. F. Phillips and Mrs. W. M. Hedrick at the home of the former. Mrs. Guy Trauger will lead the missionary lesson. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Noland and baby, Los Angeles, concluded a visit at the home of Mrs. Noland's sister, Mrs. Wm. Goetsch, and with relatives at Livermore and returned to California the last of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Goehring, Sr., Des Moines,' -were week-end visitors at Arthur Millers. Adrian Goehring, who had been here on leave, called by the illness of his infant son, returned Sunday to Keesler Field, Miss. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Wolfe, Mrs. Barbara Lothringer and Miss Esther Lothringer, Fort Dodge, spent the week-end in LuVerne. The Wolfs have bought a home in Fort Dodge and are making plans to move there soon. Mr. Wolf has been painting there since last fall. JSSJSSOMWSj >wa I News iiti^^ the Northwest fidys 4-H Club met Friday evening at the home of Lowell Larson. Miss Phyllis Anderson, student at Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn., spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Smith, Ea^t Chain, formerly of here, report a new granddaughter born last week at a Fairmont hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth Carlson of Gukeen, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. OrvlS Bergeson and small son returned to Minneapolis, Minn., the latter part of last week after a week's vacation" st the home of his parents, E. S. Mf. and Mia. John c. Johnson report their sdh, A/C ft6bt. John- sbn, has cbmpietea his preliminary training at Mornlrtgslde College, Siouk City, and is now at an air base at Santa Ana, Calif. Mrs, Hannah Anderson and her daughter, Miss Florence Anderson, manager*operator Of the ftel* Ion Beauty Salon, Minneapolis, Minn., here on her vacation, visited ^Friday at the Art E. Anderson home 1 . Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Jehson, Mr. arid Mrs. J. Mi Jenson, Ringsted, and Mrs. Pete Jenson, Seneca, were Thursday visitors at the Mervin Peterson home at Mason City. Visiting at the Peterson home was his mother, Mrs. Jens Peterson, Waterloo, also a sister of Mr. Jenson's. The O. A. Jensons called on s. Berth* JSckhdtmQt thajclty. Could You Use Bet you can think of many Uses tot ill Weii, you can get $60 $100 - $200 of more in IMME* DIATE CASH thtu us. Money to pay store bills, doctor bills, Insurance,' buy coal, clothes, feed, livestock — easy ^monthly payments. (Special Plan for Farmers.) L. S* Bohannon Phone 108 Algoh», I*. West Bend Vicinity News Items Mrs. Mary Stiles of Osgood visited with her daughter, Mrs. Leo Freiden, and family. Dwaine Studer is visiting at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Anderegg. Mrs. Donald Blair and baby of Bode are visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Blair. Cpl. Emil Metzer came from Ft. Dix, N. J., Thursday for a visit with his wife and other relatives. Miss Patty and Helen Porter of Fort Dodge are visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walton DeWitt. Miss Jeannine Bevard came from Wallingford to spend the week-end at the Emery Bevard home. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Nessen of Omaha were recent guests at the home of Mr. Nessen's father, Mart Nessen. Mrs. Donald Kuecker left for San Antonio, Texas, for a visit with her husband, Cadet Donald Kuecker. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wilson of Waterloo spent Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Balgeman. Clarice and Marvel Selander of Cowrie came Friday for a visit with their aunt, Mrs. Archie Pertt, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Balgeman and daughter, Linda Rae, spent Sunday at Bode visiting Mr. and Mrs. Axel Enger. Misses Clara and Leona Banwart returned to Elgin, IU., after a visit with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Banwart- Mrs. Wilbur Justice was called to Omaha, Nebr., to be with her sister, Lulu, who was to undergo an operation Saturday. Mrs. Fred Blank end children, Grasca and Freddie, returned home from a few days visit with relatives at Lester, Iowa. Miss Marian Thacker and Miss Jeanne Hansen of South Sioux City are spending a few days in Emmetsburg visiting relatives. Rev. and Mrs. Herman Heine returned to their home in Colorado after spending a few days with Rev. and Mrs. Victor Mack. Pvt. Donald Walker came Saturday from Camp Swift, Texas, for a visit with his wife nad son. Mrs. Walker met him at Ft. Dodge. A daughter, Lynne Joie, weight 7»/2 Ibs., was born to Mr. and Mrs. Mel Roupe in Park View Clime, Estherville, Wednesday, July 14. Sgt. Dwaine Anderegg arrived Saturday from a camp in New Mexico for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Anderegg. Mrs. Raymond Wilson and daughter, Ruth, Mrs. Bud Schmidt and sons and Miss Katherine Swartsfager were Algona callers Thursday. , Mr. and Mrs. Clair Blossom of Niagara Falls, N. Y., are visiting at~the Clem Hogan home. They are spending a two week's vacation here. Leroy Ternes, who has been visiting his aunt, Mrs. Kate Peck, returned to his home in Ledyard. His brother, Charles, is to enter the navy soon. Cpl. Gerald Sprong arrived from California last Wednesday and will work for Mr. Zeimet on the farm. He has been temporarily released from the army. Miss Edna Anlicker returned to be» work at Eureka, HI., after spending her vacation with her father, Chas. Anlicker, and other relatives and friends. 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