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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 5, 1943
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The Algona UppetDes Moines, Algona, Iowa, August 5,1943 MANY MOVES IN UNION TOWNSHIP BY MARCH FIRST Many moves are anticipated in Union by March 1st, Walter Heerdt on the Kenyon farm moves to the Geilenfeldt.240 acre farm tennanted by Harry Alt." Dave Gregor from just west of Sexton conies to the Chester Bailey farm where he will continue in'his Purebred cattle farming. The Bailey plan to retire nad to move to Algona where Mr. Bailey Will continue sheep buying and Hybrid corn interests. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Leigh of Irvington plan to come to the former Frank Jenkinson farm, which they purchased and the renter Fred Davjs must move elsewhere. • The farm tenanted by Sylvester Arndorfer has been purchased by an Omaha buyer but Mr. Arndorfer Wll. remain this' coming year. ! The farjtn tenrianted by the Henry Dackehs is reppr.ted sold to parties near Spencer and plans are as yet indefinite. i. Other moves are also incomplete. Oats are'repdrted'heavy and of •good quality and heavy yield but U'fie straw is short. V Mr. and; 'Mrs. M. : M. Lowmille, JLu Verne, were guests Sunday at •the Walter Herdt farm. -•'! The Good'Hope W. S> C. S. Was ..e'ntertained Wednesday afternoon .'at ihe home of Mrs. Kate Annis in Algona, . . . 1 Margaret' Jenkinson returns to JDavenport Saturday to resume her .tiiurses' training at Mercy Hospi- ;tal there after a 2-weeks vacation with her parents and friends here. Several farmers are losing some, chickens, but the ' thieves turned out to be foxes. Several have been seen, both young and old at a .considerable distance from the timber. Other teachers signed up are District 2, Neva Albright; District 3, Dorothy Reid (new); District 6 Lois Gardner; District 7, Mildred Elmore. Districts 1 and 4 have not reported. - Joe Ricker and Laura Hohenstein spent one day last week with the Jesse Hohenstein's at Amboy, 'Minn. Mr. Ricker attended to matters on their farm there. Jesse is a son of Mrs. Hohehstein. Cpl. William Kohl, who is at the Army Air Base at Salt Lake City, Utah, is hoping for a furlough to visit his parents. He is in the medical detachment and believes they are preparing for overseas duty. Threshing has been delayed on account' of the persistent rain. Many runs planned on starting Monday but were sadly disappointed. Lou Schumacher threshed last week and much combining has been done but some of the straw, due to lack of a baler, is suffering under the heavy moisture. The Center School District No. 5 will be closed this coming year due to lack of pupils only two living in the district. Arrangements will probably be made to • send them to the school most convenient. It seems a shame this school has discontinued because it has good equipment and electricity, but it takes pupils to make a school. Pvt. George McVay, now stationed at Ft. Crook, Nebraska, near Omaha, spent the week end here with his wife, the former Ida Mae Gardner and his parents in Algona. George, whp has been at Brownwoo, Texas for several months was removed to Shreveport, la., but was sent to his present location July 16th. He is specializing in radiator mechanics. His wife spent several weeks with him while he was in Texas. LUVERNE NEWS Harry Lichty, manager of the Lu Verne Produce Co., recently became the recipient of a $750 paid- up insurance policy from the Sargent Feed Co. for having sold over 73 tons of Sargent feed. Dr. H. D. Meyer came Sunday from Holstein to spend the day and to take Mrs. Meyer, George and Douglas home. The family had been visiting Mrs. Meyer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Vehslagc. Mrs. Otto Westling and daughter and Mrs. Westling's parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Isaacson, of Boone, were Sunday dinner guests at the Raymond Westling home. near Bancroft. The occasion was Mrs. Westling's birthday. Mrs. Guy Trauger entertained Saturday afternoon, honoring her daughter, Mrs. Robert Bierma, San Antonio, Texas, and Wilma Munson, Washington, D. C. The • p ^ W TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10-11 [DAY, AUGUST 12-13-14 2nd Feature Serial G Men — Black Dragon Mrs. Martin Coonan of Emmetsburg was here visiting her daughter, Mrs. M. J. Streit, one day last week. Mrs. Aggie Knapp went to Mason City Monday to spend a few weeks at the home of her son, Harry, and family. The Perry White family left Sunday evening for Hamilton, Ohia, after visiting here with friends and relatives. Harriet Simons returned Saturday from a two week's vacation at Lake Okoboji. Harriet is employed at the Harold Cowan residence. The Ed. Hulderstrom's of Wisconsin are visiting here with the Gus Torines. Mr. Hulderstrom is an agent for the Norton Machine Works here. Mrs. Charley Nolte left Wednesday for Aurora, 111., for a visit at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lillian Becker. She will be gone ten days or two weeks. Mrs. Merle Pratt In expected to return home some time this week from Boston where she has been visiting her husband for two weeks. Merle is in the navy.. Sister Mary Amelia and Sister Mary Denise from St. Rose Convent, LaCrosse, Wis., are guests this week at the home of the former's sister, Mrs. Leo Spilles. Barbara Pool, who is taking a nursery school course at Iowa State Teachers College this summer, spent the week end here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Pool. H. M. Hauberg is in Chicago this week buying merchandise for the Chrischilles store. While he is gone Mrs. Hauberg is visiting her mother, Mrs. J. W. Mahana at Davenport. Mrs. Lee O. Wolfe of Titonka has bought the Bernard Yeoman home on Grove street in Algona. The Wolfes plan to move to Algona. They formerly owned the Titonka Topic. 'Mrs. Marie Skilling and her two daguhters, Marie and Anne, are spending the week with the former's sister, Mrs. A. J. Cogley. The Skillings are from Windom, Minnesota. Jeanne Buthman, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. J. C. Buthman, was confined to her bed Tuesday with a touch of the stomach flu, which has been spreading around the town. Mrs. Beth Miller spent Wednesday and Thursday at Clear Lake where she was a guest of Mrs: W. D. Andrews and children who are spending a few weeks in a cottage on old Algona beach. 'Mrs. Jack Ennor of Des Moines spent the week end with .Dr. •'£>. W. Meyer and family. Opal arid Orpha Meyer, sisters of Dr. Meyer, were also guests. Mrs. EA-] nor's husband is in the service Donald Parsons . arrived home Tuesday from .Chicago forj*a week 'or. two with his mothJJr, Mrs. Charlotte Parsons, and with other relatives. Donald is employed in the Labor Board office in Chicago: • yi t Staff Sgt. Walter Beardsley came Sunday for a ten day furlough with his father, Howard Beardsley. Walter is stationed at Chanute Field, Rantoul, 111., where he is a senior instructor in the Air 'Traffic Control Tower Operators' School. His mother and brother, Tom, are in California, visiting the Beardsley daughJ ter, Margaret Ann. Ed Loebig, hatcheryman at Swift & Cmopany, is being transferred to the Swift plant at Iowa Falls, where he will receive intensive training on the manufacture of butter, cheese and ice cream. Mr. Loebig will be participating in Swift's student training program which will equip him with knowledge of operations in these products, later placing him in management duties of some dairy and poultry unit. Mr. Loebig has been in Iowa Falls locating a home and Mrs. Loebig and son, Jimmy, will join him some day next week. Iff ALWAYS BADwfATHER FOB YOUR ROOF 365 £>AYS A YSAR Winter and summer, fqll and spring, rain or ehine, yow roof is to for }t. It's always bad weather for a roof. A fine sunny day for you is wear and tear on a roof. It never gets a rest , , . surely it deserves HOJT& thought and attention! Why not stop in today and see us about having that roof fixed up with Barrett Mineral Surfaced Asphalt Shingles? Let us make a free inspection and give you an estimate on reroofing costs— there's no obligation to you whatsoever , , , and it nwy save you money later on. FINJWCJ7 PLAN Botsford Lumber Co. quests were seven women who bad been classmates in high school at Livermore. Funeral services were held Monday morning at the F. F. Fett home at Hanna, for the two -weeks old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fett, who died Thursday. The little girl iad not been well from birth. Burial was made in a Rockwell City cemetery. Young people who are employed elsewhere who were at home over the week-end were: Phyllis Lichty : Doris Dehnert, Evelyn Pergande, Jean Putstuck and Regina Laubenthal, all of Mason City, and Eleanor Nelson, Eleanor Barton, June Miller and Nina Hanson from Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Benedict and son, Danny, arrived Tuesday night for a vacation at the parental J. H. Benedict home. Ira has been manager of a National Tea Store n Milwaukee. .Mrs, Benedict has seen taking training and has been a nurse's aid in a Milwaukee hospital the past year. The Methodist congregation had a family dinner and get-together at the Lu Verne park Sunday morning after the regular services. Little Martys Phillips was unfortunate in being bitten by a dog when she attempted to play with it as it was eating, during he course; of the afternoon. About a month ago" Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Baker started on a trip to California to visit their son, Merlin, at Camp Rpberts,' and Cecil and family at San. Francisco, but came back when, they got as far as Denver when they learned that Merlin was coming home on a furlough. Siujday night they started put again on, a trip to the west coast. Mr. ana Mrs. Dwight Baker. Corwith, are staying at their home and looking after Mr, Baker's business of stock buying. __ K Mrs. Ronald Wsjkfrjujd Mr. *n& Mrs- Joe Ajnd.ahl accompanied ,to Fort where he }eft by bus Vvum. K. D. James was In Minneapolis Sunday and Monday doing some buying for the holiday season. lola Lehman of Des Moines recently spent a few days here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Lehman. , Edward Parks, Jr., spent Sunday at Spencer with his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. John Parks, Jr. Mrs. Jack Cooper fell Saturday spraining her back which has, kept her in bed ever since. She is now able to get up for a little while. Larry O'Toolc,' son of Dr. and Mrs. L. C. OToole, of LeMars arrived Monday evening to spend a week with his uncle, Dr. Karl Hoffman, and family. Marcia Ann Downs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Downs, of St. Benedict, returned home Sunday after a week at Story Book mp at Lake Okoboji. Phyllis and Dick Morlan, child- dren of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Mpr- ian, of Des Moines, are spending a two weeks' visit with their aunt, VIrs. Bert Deal, and family. | Helen and Andy Barber, of Fort Dodge were Sunday visitors of the Jack Cooper family. Helen works for a drug store and Andy is employed by a wholesale house. Bruce Cooper, young son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cooper, ran a pitchfork tine through his foot last week while playing around the yard. The wound is healing very nicely. Mrs. Sam Medln spent the week end with her son Karl and family at Dubuque. Karl is a butler specialist for the National Butter Co., under the federal [overnment. Miss Maude McBroom, of Iowa 2ity, is coming Saturday to visit ner sister, Mrs. A. A. Bishop. Miss McBroom is a professor in the department of education at the University of Iowa. Betty Merritt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Merritt, returned home Sunday from Mercy hospital, Des Moines, where she has been taking nurse's training. This is Betty's senior year there. Mr. and Mrs. William Runkle, of Prairieville, Maryland, were visitors last week at the home of ihe latter's sister, Mrs. N. J. Crawford. Mr. Runkle. is stationed at Bainbridge, Maryland, with the navy. . Miss Bernadetta Wagner returned home Saturday after visiting for a week with her aunt, Mrs. Miller, at Emmetsburg, and with her grandmother Wagner and uncle, William Wagner, at Mallard. " Miss Bonnie Bonar, daughter of Mrs. J. L. Bonar, left Monday for Des Moines f6r ; her last year of schooling at Mercy hospital. Bonnie is a 1939 graduate Af the Algona high school and has been at Mercy hospital for three years; Don Akre, who has been in the army air force since February, recently completed his basic training. Mrs. Akre and their daughter, Donna Jean, left Saturday night for San Angelo, Texas, for an extended visit with him. O. F. Peterson was in Milwaukee all day Monday on a buyink trip. He reported that the buying was good, but the weather was to ohot, being quite a contrast to Algona rain bursts. Mr. Peterson is the new owner of the Algona Hardware. Miss Ruth Gorr is returning home Saturday after a visit with relatives at South Bend, Indiana. Her husband is a lieutenant, junior grade, in the navy, so she has been making her home temporarily with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Bishop. Vera Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Johnson, and Patricia Matern, daughter of Mr. and Mrs., L. A. Matern, arrived home Friday evening from Des Moines where Vera is a junior and Patricia is a senior at Mercy hospital. The girls are having a vacation. Richard Woodward, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Woodward, Sioux City, and Jess Wade, Springfield, Missouri, were guests Saturday evening and Sunday morning at the Glen Raney home. Richard and Jess are students at Iowa State College, Ames, under the navy V-12. Mrs. Lawrence Misbach came Thursday from Sacramento, California, where she has spent the past several months with her husband, and expects to make her home in Algona. Lt, Misbach has been stationed at Mather Field, Cajif., but was recently moved to Goldsboro, N. C. Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Rasmussen of Des Moines arrived Saturday to visit the formers sister, Mrs. S. W. Meyer, and family. They will spend the week here. Mrs. Meyers sister, Myrtle Rasmussen, of Minneapolis, also arrived Saturday for a week here. She is employed at the Fullerton Lumber Company. Mr. and Mrs, Harvey Hackbarth moved Thursday to Clear Lake. Mr. Hackbarth has for some! time been connected with the K. !& H. Ojl Co. here. The house on Call street where they had been living has been rented to the Frank Schattschneider family who are moving here from Ankeny. Corp. Irving Miller left Monday night to return to Canop Wolters, Texas, after a fifteen day furlough which he spent here with Mrs. Mille.r, the former Roberta Simpson, and with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Max Miller, Sr. Mrs. Miller returned to her duties as bookkeeper at the Kent Motor Co., Tuesday. Mfs- A. E. Michel has received word from her sou, Maurice, that on July 14 he was advanced to the first lieutenant rating, Maurice is now training in the desert near Camp Irwiu, California; however, Ms official gtstiojj is Canjp Haw. MftUTWW-wifc, in Mrs. Bud Halpin returned to Boone Sunday after visiting here with her husband's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Halpin and family. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Foster and Mrs. D. G. White went to Eagle Grove Wednesday to take Mrs. Wesley Bartlett, formerly Mary Foster, to her home. Mrs. Bartlett had been visiting here with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Willingham and Miss Florence Wells of Emmetsburg were dinner guests Wednesday evening at the home of the G. W. Stilmans. Mrs. Willingham and Florence are cousins of Judge Stillman. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Fox visited from Sunday until Tuesday in Fairmont at the home of the former's daughter, Mrs. Carroll Johnson and family. Carroll, who formerly operated the D-X station here, is employed at the railway motors plant in Fairmont. Pfc. Robert Spencer left Sunday evening for Goldsboro, N. Carolina, after visiting here with his mother, Mrs. Emily Spencer, and friends. Bob's wife will remain here until she receives word from her husband as to how long he will be stationed at Goldsboro. Mrs. Daniel Kelley of Emmetsburg and Mrs. F. X. Pendarvis of Houston, Texas, were evening guests of the W. W. Sullivans on Tuesday. Mrs. Kelley is the mo,her of Mrs. Sullivan, and Mrs. ?endarvis is her aunt, who has seen staying with Mrs. Kelley all summer. Elvie Vcra, daughter of.. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Vera, started working at the General Hospital this week as a nurse's aid. Elvie alans to take nurse's training in Dmaha some time this winter. She has been at Clear Lake the jast week vacationing with the Dr. Andrews family. Laura Hansen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hansen, will re- .urn some time the latter part of his week from Waterloo and Cs- dar Falls where she has been visiting her mother's sister, Mrs. William Schwanke, and Mrs. Schwanke's daughter, Evelyn. She is employed at the Kresen- ;ky store. Wesley Bchlmer was home from Norman, Oklahoma, last week for a 6-day visit with his mother, Mrs. J. F. Behlmer. Mrs. Behlmer was on vacation at the iime. Wesley is an instructor in aviation ordnance. He is petty officer second class in the Navy. He enlisted in the service almost two years ago. George Pollard, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. U. Pollard, returned Tuesday from Jewelsberg, Colorado, where he has been visiting his aunt, Mrs. O. W. Headland since the middle of May. George has acquired the regular cowboy technique. Patricia, the Pollard's daughter, will spend the week John Kohlhaas was in Minneapolis from Monday until Wednesday on a buying trip. Ed Osterbauer of Rockford, 111., came. Tuesday for a few days' visit with his sister, Mrs. Ann Fechner and also looked after some business matters. Mrs. W. P. French came home Saturday from Ruthven where she had spent a week at the home of her brother, Earl Feldman, helping to care for her mother, Mrs. Gust Feldman, who recently broke her hip. Roy Crapser Is recovering from blood poisoning in his left arm. The infection started about two weeks ago from a minor injury received when he skinned his elbow. Roy is employed at the Percival Motors. Barbara Haggard came Wednesday for six weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Haggard. Barbara attended the first session of summer school at Northwestern University, specializing in music, and will return there in the fall to continue her studies. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mallory of Hampton were in Algona Friday and Saturday visiting the letter's sister, Dora Mitchell. The Mall- orys live on a fine modern farm near Hampton where Mr. Mallory and his brother raise purebred Angus cattle. Mrs. Mallory was Mary Mitchell before her marriage. Mrs. Ruth Harlan, who is employed at the Elite Shop, left on Monday to spend her vacation in her former home, LaPlata, Mo., and other points in that state. Mrs. Lewis McWhorter, who recently returned from Denver and Loveland, Colorado, is assisting at the Elite during Mrs. Harlan's absence. Mrs. Lee Doy and son, Jerry Lee, of Kewanee, 111., came Sunday for two weeks visit at the home of her aunt, Mrs. B. P. Benson and with friends. Upon leaving Algona Mrs. Doy will go to Des Moines to join her mother. Mrs. Ellen Wagoner. Her husband has been in the navy since about three weeks ago. Mrs. Carl Spies came home from Fort Custer, Michigan, where she had spent two weeks with her husband. Mrs. Spies, the former Kathryn Misbach, has been making her home in Algona and is looking after the Misbach apartments and store building since her husband went into the army about two months ago. Shirley Voyles returned to Chicago Monday after spending several days in Algona visiting her mother, Mrs. Glenn Crilly, who recently underwent an operation at General Hospital. 'Mrs. Crilly is recovering nicely and left the hospital Wednesday. Shirley is employed in the office of the A. C. McClurg wholesale house in Chicago. Lt. Mary Kain of the U. S. Ar- fense plant. Delia and Edith Welter and Lola Kohl returned Saturday from Okoboji where they spent a week of vacation at a cottage. Delia is Algona's only woman attorney, and a justice of peace as well as stenographer for the Van Ness & Brunson law firm. Edith was having her vacation from the farm bureau office where she is" the stenographer, and lola was vacationing from her duties at the Coast to Coast store. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Runge and three children leave today' for their new home in Ogden, Utah, where Bill is employed in one of the bomber plants. They had planned to leave earlier in the week, but were unable to get away. The Runge shoe repair shop was sold a few months ago to Arnold Elbert who has since been operat- ing it. He had spent several years in the shoe repair business In Whittemore before coming V6"AU gona, where he has spent most Of his time until recently in ware business. H.W.POST Dray and Transfer Storage of all kinds Long distance hauling. fflvery load insured against loss or damage. Equipped to do all kinds of draylng and haul- Ing. ANNOUNCING NO HEAT * NO MACHINES An entirely new and different permanent wave. A triumph of modern science! Four surpassing advantages ... •if BETTER HAIR CONDITION! Magically mild COLD RAY lotions flow through your hair, leaving it whisper-soft and lovely. * IDEAL COMFORT/ In COLD RAY, no painful stretching, no heat, no heavy weight, tested .. 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She expects to stay in Algona. of last week until Sunday visiting her mother, Mrs. Mary Kain and other relatives and friends. Mary has been stationed at Ft. Riley, Kansas of late. She is looking forward to overseas duty. Mary was cited for bravery while on duty in a hospital in the Aleutians a year or more ago. Pfc. and Mrs. Clarence Bruns left Wednesday after a few days here with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E.- Bruns and friends. Clarence is stationed at Camp Shelby, Miss. His wife, the former Ardella Hovey, who was employed for several years at the Kresensky store, is residing in Kenosha, Wis., where her parents now live, and is employed in the office of the Nash-Kelvinator de- AS MUCH AS 40-' on S&L's regular low ceiling prices in this annual "End-of-Summer" sale. Some broken sizes, some shopworn, some slightly soiled . . . but every one an amazing bargain. There won't be enough for everyone so please buy only what you really need. 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