The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 29, 1943 · Page 3
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The Algona Upper fifes Moiites, Algotta, 1»^A, JTuly W, 1&43 RESTAURAIff AT LONE ROCK CLOSED UNTIL SEPTEMBER Lone Rock— Mrs. Frank Macumber and daughter, Dorothy, have closed their cafe until Sept. 1st They will visit Mrs. Hattie Moore at Waterloo and also Mr. and Mrs 1». T. Jackson at Baton Rougo, .La., until that lime. Donald and Delilah Marlow spent last week at the Ed Marlow Burt, Armstrong, home at Hurt. Mrs. Glen , , •called at the Frank Flaig home Friday afternoon. Supervisor and Mrs. J. F. Quinn and family visited at the Ed Farris home at Wallingford on Sun- Ann Flaig and Helen • day. Miss Sprank were Sunday dinner guests at the Will Goeche home at Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Richards and family were Sunday visitors at the W. L. Billsbofough home at Algona. Mrs. Melvin Hawks and family left Saturday for Spirit Lake for an extended visit at the ChaS. Hawks home. Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Sanders and family were supper guests at the W. F. McFarland home at Bancroft Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Macumber and family of Algona called at the Mrs. Frank Macumber home Sunday afternoon. Mrs. J. M. Blanchard is visiting at the Chester Alme home at Ottosen and also at the John Sones home at Sioux Rapids. Carl Jensen and granddaughter, Bonita Jensen, left Saturday for their home at West Liberty after visiting the E. M. Jensens. Mr. and Mrs. George Pettit and Mrs. Glenn Householder called on Mrs. Edwin Howe, who is a patient in the Lutheran hospital at Fort Dodge, Thursday. Read The Want Ads—It Pays SEE US FOR McCormick-Deering Parts and Service WE SELL Farm-Oyl For McCormick-Deering Tractors Good Stock of Combine Parts ALGONA IMPLEMENT CO. -Corner of State and Jones Street PHONE 52 WALT HALL, Mgr. PORTERS AT SWEA CITY CELEBRATE GOLDEN WEDDING Swea City—Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Porter were guests of honor at a family picnic held Sunday at Lincoln Park, Fairmont, in observance of their 50th wedding anniversary. The Porters were married in Wisconsin on July 25, 1893, the bride's maiden name having been Ida May Wood. For the greater part of their married life the couple has liv%d in Iowa, aside from two years spent in Minnesota and the first two or three years of their marriage, during which time they lived in Wisconsin. Here 23 Rears About 1920 they moved to a farm near Swea City and ha/e continued farming in this community for the past twenty-three years. Present at the gathering Sunday were 22 relatives, among them the six Porter children, including Frank of Armstrong, Wayland of Fairmont, Mrs. Jesse Jacobs of Armstrong and Mesdames Fred Sheeley, W. C. Cornwall and Ivan Elliott, all of Swea City. The Porters have nine grandchildren and one grandson, great-grandchild. One George Elliot of the United States navy, was unable to attend the observance. The afternoon was spent socially and the children of the honorpc couple presented them with a gi of money. FORMER SWEA CITYAN TO WED ELGIN, IOWA, GIRL The society section of Sunday's Register carried the announcement of the engagement of Virlsy Jean Bailey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Bailey, of Elgin, Iowa to Pfc. Walter M. Bovis, Jr., of Brooks Field, Texas. Walter is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bovis, Sr., of Elgin. He was born in Swea City and lived here for several years when his father operated the Buick garage. L. E. Trees of Denhart was a Sunday visitor at the home of his brother, M. J. Trees. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Blomster and daughter, Patricia, returned Saturday evening from a week's fishing in northern Minnesota. The Rev. and Mrs. S. A. Andei-- sen have been enjoying a visit from his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A Andersen, who came last week llllllllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll .•-"!•>,•- CLEAN-UP Starts Wed., July 28th /» s Price Reductions on Merchandise We Want to Sell Before = = Fall. Bona Fide Clean-Up of Merchandise. «, j DRESSES sS 200 dresses, spring and summer styles, of rayon crepes, Jersey, Poplin in plain = 5= and prints—one and 2-piece styles in Juior, Misses, Ladies, and half sizes 10 to E= = 52. This is all nice merchandise, but we are marking room for fall stock. AH == EEj sold regularly from $5.95 to $14.95 . = = Lot 1—now $4 Lot 2 —now $6 Lot 3—now S $8 Spring Coats-Suits Now $10 =a We have 15 ladles', salts and 15 coats that we are'anx- == lous to sell before fall. Good styles, fabrics, and lots of == wear In them for early fall. AH sold from 12.95 to 18.05. 0. P. A. Odd Lot Releases from Minneapolis on the first week of a two week's vacation. • Arlene, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Griffith, came home Sunday from a month's visit with her grandparents, Mr. and Mus. Gorton, of Kanawha, who came with her Sunday and spent the day. Mr. arid Mrs. James Harner, who have farmed in Swea township for many years, have purchased the Harold Ditsworth residence here and* will retire from farming and move to town. The Ditsworths moved to Armstrong several weeks ago. Bobby Barker, fireman l/.c with the navy, returned Sunday to his duties at Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Chicago, after a few day's leave spent with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Barker. Bob's father was a cook in the navy in World War I. Otto Eckholm of Willmar, Minn., came last week to spend a few days with his brother, Louis, who is ill. Mrs. Otto Eckholm and daughter, Avis, are in Alhambra. Calif., caring for Mrs. Eckholm's aged parents, former Swea City- ans, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Tegelberg. both of whom are now blind. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hall and Mrs. Hall's mother, Mrs. Bertha Eckholm, came Friday to spend a few days with the tatter's daughter, Mrs. Hugh Butterfield, and family. They returned to Mason City Sunday. Mr. Hall, who is employed at the Northwestern power station there, was recently called for army duty but failed to pass the physical examination. Mrs. Hall has resigned her position at the J. C. Penney store and will teach third grade at Harding school in Mason City. Shoes 00 pairs of ladies' and children's shoes, pre-war quality.' Not all sizes, of course, but yon will be lucky If you can wear a pair of these—mid ISO COUPON NEEDED. Till August 1st on this lot. Off HATS Straw and some felts Get a lovely hat for only Sl.OO RAYON HOSE A grade 42-gauge rajon hose. Good fall colors, narrow fitting leg-— 79c ) HOUS£ SLIPPERS 100 pairs of new slippers In corduroy' and chenille, and 25 pairs of cleanup styles — all sizes only— | j 1.50 WASH DRESSES 8 doz, wash dresses — good qualities, styles—< mostly sizes 18 to 14 —•values to $2,98 1.50 BLOUSES—1 doz, only, color* and prints, _ One-half Price = SWEATERS-Short sleeve, part cotton ,-_-,-_..- _$1,39 SWEATEES—Short sleeve, all wool ,_-,- — „ — _, $ ORMALs—74 formals, black, wWte, anl colon*—satin Jersey, crepes, swlss material alone - / V is wortfc m<Mr« ^ T _,,»^_,,, y ^ ! .. ? ,,»,,,.,.,. rT _ !T v-^^^—T-—^—-r,--T-„,. Bags, Jewelry 3<?ftrf« ? Glove*, Flower*, Hair Bow* A Jot ordeslrtible merchandise, Most all |J Jteros,. We need the room for fall goods, Your cholo* eo - 59c ^Hff ^^^P il^^^^^P ^^^^^P ^K^^F ^^^^^^ ^^P ~^r ^^^^f^ ^P^ T^B^ 1^1^ ^PB^^ LOUIS CAST, NEAR SENECA, SUBMITS TO OPERATION Seneca—Louis Cast, farmer living northeast of Seneca, was taken to the Coleman hospital at Estherville Wednesday afternoon. He was suffering from a bowel obstruction and was operated upon at 2 o'clock Thursday morning by two Des Moines specialists, who were flown by plane to Esthervillo. Reports are that the operation was not as successful as they had hoped, and his condition last reported, was ' not too satisfactory. Kathryn Jphannesen spent the past week with her grandparents, the Herman Streuckers. Rev. and Mrs. Patton and son were last week Tuesday visitors at the Charles Osborn home. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Streucker and Dorothy were Sunday evening guests at the Henry Looft home. Miss Camden of- Armstrong wil teach the 5th and 6th grades a Seneca and will also teach must in the upper grades. Lavonne Bailey is hobblin: around with a torn ligament ii an ankle. It was thought at firs that she had sprained the member Mrs. Emma Petersen accompan ied the Raymond Petersens tc Haifa Sunday afternoon, wher they called on the Nels Petersens Ray Osborn attended a 4-H club planning program at the Bur Hotel last week Wednesday evening. Ray is the Seneca boys 4-H leader. Sunday evening dinner guests at the Jens Petersen home were Carl Jergensen and Bernice anc Chris Skow of Ringsted, also Mrs Clinton Swale and son, Edward of Estherville. Word has been received of the marriage at the Baptist parsonage at Swea City on Saturday night of Philip Looft and Dorothy Sanders Attendants were Jeanne Looft ant Raymond Sanders. Further details are lacking. Mr. and Mrs. Millen Jensen and family and the George Jensens Ringsted, drove to Wesley Sunday where they were dijmer guests al ;he Forrest Christensen home. The -hristensens are former Seneca and Ringsted residents, and he s now in charge of the meat locker at Wesley. Monday evening dinner guesti at the Clarence Petersen home were Pvt. Milton Madsen, who is enjoying a furlough from Camp Pendelton, Va., the Herman Mad- sens, the Knoth Rasmussen and baby daughter from Litchftekl, Nebr., also an aunt, Mrs. John Pendelton and daughter, Martha, from Kansas City. Pvt. Madsen is Mrs. Petersen's' brother. Several Seneca young folks are spending the week at the Lutheran Bible Camp at Lake Okoboji. Those in attendance include Rev. and Mrs. David Quill, Bobby Wilberg, Morris Johannesen, Ruby and Arlot Cherland, Tilda Johannesen, Frances Halverson, Donna Jean Cody, La Von Thompson and Judie Looft. Martin Wilberg, who took a load, remained until Monday. They left Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. A, E. Nelson and Frances were dinner guests Sun-r day at the Peter Thoresen home at Ringsted, as were Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Herman Gielenfeldt and children of Bancroft. The Geilenfeldts had their baby son, Gerald Puane, baptized at the Ringsted Lutheran church Sunday morning. Sponsors were Mr?. Peter Thoresen, Frances Halverson and Verdelle Nelson. Other dinner guests at the Thoresen home were, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Neuman and family, Bancroft, and Verdelle Nelson and Leo Rannin- ger, Lotts Creek, Verdelle is spending this week at the Neuman home near Bancroft. Riverdale Ruttler* At Erpelding Home Bode— The Riverdale Rustlers 4-rH ciiib held their meeting Wed^ nffsday, J«ly 21, with Angela Erpelding as hostess and Betty jane Bormann as assisting Ijostess. flpjl call was answered by eleven members. Plans were discussed tor the 4-H Girls' Camp at Clear ~" " >, Aug. 5, 3 and 7. Three girls,,,._ma Bprmann, Yerena Rayser and Angela Erpelding, were chosr en by the club tp attend- Thelma Sflrjoaon and Yerejja JCaysfr were also chosen to act as demonstration team and will use as their LAKOTANS PICNIC AT CALL PARK, ALGONA, SUNDAY Lakota—The J. H. Warburton artd Rev. R. E. Cook birthday celebration was held at Call Park, Algona, Sunday with a picnic dinner. Those attending were the Rev. and Mrs. Cook, Renwick, the J. H. Warburtons and the Harry Warburton, Lakota, and Mr. and Mrs; F. G. Torrine, Algona. This celebration has been an annual evenl for many years as Rev. Cook's birthday is July 23rd, Mr. War 7 burtons, Lakota, and Mr. and Mrs. A. I. Smith had a birthday about the same time. Mrs. Emma Smith was not able to attend this year as she has not yet fully recovered from a recent operation. Several others were also absent this year. MRS. W. D. LEY NEW LEADER OF GIRL SCOUTS HERE The Girl Scouts and troop mothers met at the town hall Wednesday evening, July 21. Mrs. W. D. Ley was elected new Scout leader to succeed Elsie Endrelanti, one of last year's teachers. Plans for a bake sale were discussed and will be held Saturday evening, July 31, in the town hall. An assortment of baked goods, baked beans a.nd chickens will be for sale. Any donations of any of these items will be appreciated. Mrs. W. E. Ley attended a shower at Algona last week honoring her cousin, Mrs. Ruth Casey. Mrs. Ernest was hostess to the Lutheran Missionery Society at her home last week Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. R. G. Crannell of Langford, S. D., left this week for her home after a two week's visit with her daughter and family, the Rev. Fred F. Darnauer. Dennis Murray, who is attending the University at Iowa City, came to Forest City Saturday via bus and his parents met him there and brought him home for a week end visit. Mesdames W. E. Ley, Harry Mussman and H. H. Murray attended the funeral of Jake Kelly at Swea City last week Wednesday. Mr. Kelly was the father of Mrs. Clyde Sanders of Lakota. Several of the business men of Lakota have been helping in shocking of the oats in this vicinity, which is a real help to the farmers. The Rev. Fred Darauer. pastor of the Lutheran church, also helped some of his parishoners to shock grain. Cpl. and Mrs. Harold Gingrich and Mrs. Gingrich's brother, Tom Comontos, left Sunday for Tacoma. Wash., after Harold enjoyed a three week's furlough from his duties at Fort Lewis, Wash. Harold and Marie Comontos were married here July 18th. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Studevant spent last week-end visiting Mrs Sturdevant's mother, Mrs. Hanson, and other relatives. Mr Sturdevant is a navy man and Mrs. Sturdevant will, visit, here for six weeks while he is taking a special training course. Corn detasseling began on the Charles Eggerth farm last week where hybrid corn is raised. Several young people, boys and girls, have hired to help with the work which will be carried on most of the month of August. Several combines are at work in nearby fields and threshing begins this week. Mr. and Mrs. Art Anderson of Swea City celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with open house Sunday afternoon. Among those from here who a'ttended' were: Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Heet[and, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Jake Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Peterson and ,ois Peterson and Mrs. Anderson's 'ather, Jake Ellman. i* Miss Helen Cody of Seneca was Former Lakotan Now Captain In U S. Naval Chaplain Corps Lakota—Friends here of Dr. and Mrs. Jerrie Johnson, former resi- dents when Dr. Johnson was pastor of the Presbyterian church here, will be glad to know that one of their sons, John, has been promoted to captain, one of the highest ranks ever held by anyone in the Naval Chaplain Corps. Chaplain Johnson, who was formerly a comrnander, is now fh chattfl navy relief at Long Bto&ch, cS He enlisted in the Navy Chaplain Corps in 1025 after his graduatloli from Princeton Setrilnary afld H6 is one of the youngest members of the corps to hold the rank of captain. He is 43 years old. is an all around coal of fleece wool You want the kind of coat that will be light S when days are mild—warm when days are s cold: the kind of coat you can toss on a S chair in a hurry, and pick up again without s it liefng wrinkled: the kind of coat you can 5= wear over your go-to-husiness classics, and s= your out-on-a-date femininities. These are SS all that kind of a coat! 5S Boy's Coat Casual, yet so well tailored! Natural or bright colors. Velvet Collar Coat Swinging, welt seamed back, menswear pockets. Black, red. Sunday caller Moyer home. the D. 29.50 Others $24.75 $34.50 to LAY-A-WAY Choose your coat now— make your deposit and assure yourself of a nice coat for fall and winter. Officer's Coat Double breasted, military collar, pockets belt-back. Kresensky's Last year's War Bonds got us started. S This Year's War Bonds are to win M * »H The following price paid for wholemilk and cream butterfat: July 1 45, 1943— Wholeniilk Butterfat 73c Sweet Cream Bwtterfat........... T .... 55c Firit Grade Butterfat - —., 54« F.O.B. Algona ^3* Manufacturing Iowa State Brand Butter License No. 4 DISTRIBUTOR Pasteurised Milk and Cream Pasteurized Cottage Cheese DISTRIBUTOR Al-CoGas Al- Non-Taxable Tractor Fuel Al-Co \ T- - • 1 '•" 1 vtL* _••» -_ , * *mm iE* It yeedol ^ -j- Dairy Feed Skimmed Millc Powder Salt Algona Co-operative Cr< 5£vr. **S L'j^&JdfcJksiuSifct la^L'lSkSfctJL'x*,'.^ ii^.^jiljys-""^ • j.tj.?^.". .'.^."=.. _^.^*-, ', *-<.'. -..- • '\ *•*?. ** J*. "* f ^ ' ^ T r« , < , - **^L2. , -V "V* ^"CfajGS

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