The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 19, 1943 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 19, 1943
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the AIg6fta Uppef D6s Moirieis, Algorta, IdWfl, Ali^ust 19,1943 YOUNG LADY FROM ST. JOE TO JOIN HOLY SISTERHOOD St. Joe—Agatha and Rosina Thilges entertained relatives and friends at a birthday party honoring Lucille Gales on Tuesday evening, August 10. She was presented with a purse as ^Lucille is leaving for gift. Techny, Illinois,; the first part of September where she .will join the Sisterhood at Holy Ghost Convent. Lucille; is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Gales and the third daughter to join the Holy Ghost Order. Sister Marguerite, is in China and Sister De Chanlel will teach in Jackson, Miss., this year. Louise Mock and Lillian Fuhrmann, of Chicago, are Visiting with relatives and friends here. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Becker are the parents of a boy born 6t the Kossuth hospital August 12.£They now have three boys. -f- Mrs. Matthew O'Conner and daughter left Monday for Parsons, Kansas, after a month's visit with relatives and friends. Mrs. .John Bormann and sons returned from Earling Wednesday after Several weeks' visit with relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bormann are the ^parents of a son born on August llth at Kossuth hospital. They have one other child, a girl. Maxine Bormann. and Rita Thul went to Humboldt Monday morning where they will do accounting and typing for the DeKalb corn plant. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Becker, of Corwlth, formerly' of here, are the parents of a girl born August 10 at the Bfitt hospital. They have two girls and one boy. The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Prosper Frideres was baptized James Stephen by Father Theobold. Sponsors were Mrs. Norbert Frideres and Henry Ziemet. Guests at the Raymond Kohlhaas home Sunday in honor of Doris Ann's first birthday were great grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Nick Bormann, grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John Thul and Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Kohlhaas and Mr, and Mrs. Nick Bormann and family, Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Wagner and Patricia Ann, Rita Thul, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Thul and family, Mrs. Matthew O'Conner and daughters and Jim Powers. A prenuptial shower was given for Loretto Schaller in St. Joseph hall Sunday evening, August 15. The evening was spent at cards and socially. In five hundred Loretto Schaller was awarded the prize with Mrs. John Altman receiving bridge prize. A delicious lunch was served by the hostesses/ Miss Schaller will be the bride, of Tech. Sgt. Math Frideres, of Camp Gruber, Okla. The sergeant is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J hn Frideres of this place. Wesley Bazaar and Supper Clears $2000 Wesley—The bazaar and chicken dinner put on by the St. Joseph Catholic parish Sunday was a huge success. Supper was served from 5:00 to 8:30 to well over 1600. More than $2,000,, was riet- ted by the ladles. Three softball games were played on the parochial diamonc that afternoon. SWEA CITY BOY INJURES FOOT; HAS HANDMADE CRUTCH Swea City—Charles Lee Elliot, small son of Mr. arid Mrs. Ross Elliot, suffered an injury to his foot last week when a heavy tile fell on it as he was playing at the highway storage shed. The doctor found no bones broken, but the foot pained him considerably and he was unable to walk on it. His uncle Ivan came to the rescue with a miniature pair of hand mndc crutches, and Charles now gets about with them almost as nimbly as ever. THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AUGUST 19-20-21 I BREHDA JOYCE • RICHARD FRASER * SiSA tANCHESTER SECOND FEATURE TEXAS RANGERS "BAD MEN OF THUNDER GAP" SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22-25 Adventurers All! Hunted men, Painted women, Killers, Gamblers, Heroes, Cowards also Serial — "Jr. G. Men vs. Black Dragon" THE WEST LIVES AS ^VER BEFORE I WITH Randolph Scott • Glenn Ford Claire T. .vor.Evelyn Keyes.Edgar Buchanan^ A COLUMBIA'. PICTURE Scfcen play by Robert Oirion • Produced by HARRY JOE BSOTO • D'rrrtcd I-/ C!!.«.r!.rS TOOT SECOND FEATURE Jane Frazee Merry Macs Leon Errol "MOONLIGHT IN HAWAII" • NO-NO — DOhiY HANG UP/ KEEP VISITING ON AND ON Please DON'T LISTEN to the "Phonimp" 1*8* service poly when ail share the line fairly. This weans not making too many calls in succession, keeping conversation^ ana brief as possible* hanging up promptly •when the line is in use, and releasing the line when the other feUow'haa m essential - call to make. • • • • IfU TEL?PHONS COMPANY Ada Uhr, Mary Schroeder, Mary Jane Lobb and Joyce Leland occupied a cottage at Arnold's Park last week. Mildred Thoreson is taking a vacation from her work at the beauty shop this week. She will return to work about August 22. Mr. and Mrs. Will Richmond of Algona and their son Matthew, who farms near Maynard, were visitors at the Walter G. Smith home on Saturday. The two ladies are sisters. Miss Bernice Peterson, office employe in Des Moines, arrived via train to Estherville Sunday morning to attend the funeral services held that afternoon for her uncle, Jerome B. Johnson. Bernice Vaughn came home Saturday night from an extended visit with relatives at Stockton, Illinois. Miss Vaughn made the return trip by bus, being met at Algona by Mr. and Mrs. Selmer Uhr and Florence Alberts. Swea Citians were sorry to learn that Frank Boever was taken to Rochester on Saturday for a probable operation for intestinal trouble. Mr. Boever has not been well for some time. The family operates a farm. A son, Arnold, is with the armed forces. Phyllis Hammond and Lucille Montgomery came home Wednesday night from Emory, S. D., where they had been visiting Lucille's sister and family, the Kenneth Letchers. The girls made the trip via the Milwaukee from from Algona and report that they as their first train ride. John i Seylar arrived Saturday from Chicago for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Seylar John, who operates a drug store in Chicago, made the trip by train, but was rerouted from Calmar via Austin and Fairmont, Minnesota, because of washouts on the'Mil- Mrs. Torra Johnson, Alamo, Texas, is here visiting with her sister, Mrs. J. T. Bohannon. Miss Violet Halbrook left Sunday to visit her sister, Mrs. Jack Hilton and family, at Indianola. Mr. and Mrs. Walter ThccsficUl of Onarga, Illinois, were here for the funeral of the latter's mother, Mrs. J. A. Strayer. They are returning today. Mrs. Louis Lynk is a new clerk at the Graham store to succeed Dolores Elbert. who left Tuesday for Big Springs, Texas, where she will be employed. The George Hackman family is leaving Monday for their home at Knoxville, Tenn., after visiting here with the Fred Geigels and friends for three weeks. Frank Zcnder returned Thursday from Rochester, Minn., whe>e he had been for three weeks, having a major operation during that time. Frank is doing nicely. Mr. and Mrs. Don Miller and children returned Thursday from Hillsboro, Iowa, where Mrs. Miller and the children have been staying while Mr. Miller took a course in principalship at Iowa City. Earl Mason, of Mason City, was in Algona Wednesday of last week looking after business matters here. The Masons formerly operated a chicken hatchery here and have been in the same business at Mason City for the past few years. Lieut. Jack Long came Monday from Camp Croft, South Carolina, for a visit with his father, A. L. Long, and sister, Mrs. Glee Pitcher. He expects to be here a week. Miss Betty Knight, of Cedar Rapids, is also a guest at the Long home this week. T. W. Hackney, of Minnesota, has arrived Bricclyn, to take waukee's tracks in northeastern Iowa. A young peoples picnic, sponsored by the youth groups of the Methodist, Baptist and Lutheran churches here, was to be held at Reynolds park this week Wednesday evening, weather permitting. As fay as .can be ascertained, this is the first gathering of its type ever arranged by the three churches, and it was hoped a large number would attend. Pannkuks at Titonka Observe Anniversary Sunday guests at a family dinner' at the Ben Pannkuk, Sr., home in honor of their 62nd wedding anniversary were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Pannkuk, of Fairmont; Mr. and Mrs. Anton Pankuk, of Garner; Mr. and Mrs. George Pannkuk, of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Sweer, of Britt; Mr. and Mrs. Ben Pannkuk, of Estherville; Mr. and Mrs. Dan McColley, of Sac City; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Butler of Estherville; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hinders and family of Woden; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Veere, Mr. and Mrs. E. Buss and family and Mrs. Melvin Buss and family. Mr. and Mrs. Pannkuk, Sr., were married on AuRust 12, 1881, and have twelve children. Mrs. Pannkuk's birthday is Sept. 12 and his birthday is July 12. TITONKA NEWS Edgar Thomas, LiiVerne, was a Sunday dinner guest at the W. H. Stott horned Mrs. W. H. Stott spent the week end at Des Moines with her daughters, Doris and Maxine. Mrs. Wilbur Schram, Mrs. Chas. Reed .and Harriet Schram were Mason City visitors Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew C. Hanson are the parents of a 6 Ib. son, Curtis Dean, born Friday noon, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Eden and Sylvia were Sunday dinner .guests at the Ronald Ortman home at Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Newville, of Mason City, were Sunday sup- pe^r guests at the Chas, Newville home. Mr. and Mrs. Art Hench and Richard were Sunday dinner guests at the Alec Ezarski home, at Britt. Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Rippentrop, of Lakota, were Friday evening callers at the John K. Rippentrop, Sr., home. Mr. and Mrs. H. Abbas and family, 'of Fairmont, were Sunday dinner guests at the Walter Tapper home. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Zweifel and children were Sunday afternoon. callers at the Clarence Menz home in Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Abbas and children and Mrs. Henry Jerdes were Blue Earth business callers Saturday evening. Mrs. Arthur Hanson, New Hartford, Iowa t was a weekend gueat »t the Ray Oesterreicher home, She also visited her father, Wm. Doege. Rev, C, B. Mitchell and Art tended the 50th anniversary of the M. E. church at Buffalo Center Sunday, i Rev. Mitchell delivered a brief address in the evening. Leroy Loats, who has been a co-worker among the Indians with Rev. R. G. Hall at Pine Ridge, S, D., returned to the* home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Loats, Sunday. Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Harold Miller and Betty Ann, Mr. and Mra. Wayne Miller and Rosslyn, Mrg. Herman Tapper anol BeJJe £romjng» were home m Buffalo Center, over A. A. Bishop's position as agent for the Northwestern Railway here. Mr. Bishop is leaving today for Mason City to begin his duties as agent there for the Northwestern Railway. Word has been received by Mi's Gordon Schmidt that her husband, who is a technical sergeant, has been transferred to Camp Robinson, Little Rock, Arkansas. Gordon is a personnel sergeant major and was previously stationed at Camp Blanding, Florida. The M. F. Amfahr family and the Laurence Youngwirths spent Saturday and Sunday in Waterloo where the former visited Berdette Bailey and the Cunninghams. The families attended a supper and meeting at the home of the manager of the Fuller Brush Co. Kenneth and Gordon Brown returned last week from Salix, Iowa, where they had been visiting their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. B. N. Gay. Kenneth has been working all summer on the farm. The boys are sons of County Agent and Mrs. A. L. Brown. Sgrt. John E. Shilts, son of Frank Shilts of" Algona, who is stationed at Del Rio, Texas, lias recently been promoted to the rank of corporal. He is at Laughlin army field, where he is on duty as a clerk. John is a graduate of the Algona high school and Hamilton Business College at Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. S. W. McKenne, of Morehead City, North Carolina, will • leave Saturday after spending fifteen days here with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester DeBolt. Mr. McKenne is a boatswain second class in the navy. He formerly lived in Arnold's Park before entering the navy. Ellen Mitchell, of Corwith, was in Algona Friday visiting with old friends. Ellen was employed in the Hotel Algona dining room for several years. She is on leave of absence from the Hotel Fort Des Moines to assist with the duties at home while her mother is recovering from an illness. Miss Esther Quinby, of Cedar j Falls, is spending a few days here 'with friends prior to the opening of -school. Miss Quinby, who is a member of the high school faculty, has attended summer school at Iowa State Teachers' College. She came to Algona with Antoinette Bonnstetter who has also been attending summer school. Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Stainbrook, of Whittemore, left Friday morning for a four-day fishing trip to McGregor. The Rev. and Mrs. Wessel, of Burt, also went with them to McGregor where they were to attend the annual family reunion of the Wessels and celebrate Rev. Wessel's 80th birthday, which was Sunday, August the 15th. Mrs, F. W. Dingley and daughter, Helen, returned Tuesday from Des Moines where they had visited since Saturday at the home of their daughter and sister, Mrs. W. B. Nugent, and family. Mrs. Nugent, who returned a few weeks ago from Sacred Heart Sanitarium in Milwaukee, is getting along nicely. Helen was taking a few days' vacation from her duties as head of the selective service office. Mrs. Melvin Knoll and baby left Monday ( for Baltimore, Maryland, after spending three weeks at the home of Mrs. Knoll's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Anderson. The Knolls have elived in Baltimore the past two years, during which time Melvin has been foreman at the Glen Martin airplane factory. Before moving to Baltimore they were both em- ployes at the Chrome Cafe and service station. Petty Schmidt, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs Tony Schmidt, for the 'past two weeks, left Sunday for Davenport, accompanied by a sister, Mrs. Mary Copitelli. Betty is employed as a stenographer in the priorities section of the John Deere Co., I at Moline, 111. Mrs. Copitelli will visit friends at Davenport and relatives at Sterling, 111. She will then go to Eagle Pass, Texas, to see Cadet Larry Copitelll, who if iy air corps and will re- wings on Ajugwst 30. visiting ^r JBIIIUI jiav a_=^m^n«_ e past Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Pool spent the week-end at Cedar Falls visiting their daughter, Barbara, who is a student at Iowa State Teachers College. Donna Hill is taking a two weeks' vacation from the Hutchison & Hutchison law office. Mrs. R. H. Spenser, who is here visiting her mother-in-law, Mrs. Emily Spencer, is assisting at the office during Donna's absence. She accompanied her husband here some weeks ago. Bob is now located at Goldsboro, N. C. John G. McDowell arrived Monday evening from Ankeny where he has been working for the summer in the defense plant. He and his family will move to Madison, Wisconsin, around the first of September. Mr. McDowell, who has been principal of the public high school here for over ten years will have a teaching position at the Central high school in Madison. Stan Pruitt left Monday for his home in Kansas City after a month or six weeks in Algona. He and his wife have been visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Norman, while he recovers from an operation for goitre. The Pruitts became parents of a daughter, their first child, last week. Mother and baby are doing fine and left the hospital Tuesday. Pvt. Robert Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Miller, LuVerne, is stationed at Camp Roberts, California, where he has received the. following medals for rifle practice: Marksman, 200 yards; Sharp-shoter, 300 yards; Expert, 500 yards. Robert and another boy in the camp tied, and were the highest scorers in the whole platoon. Pvt. Miller has been in the army since July 19th. Mrs. B. F. Reed, who makes her home with her daughter, Mrs. M. A. Stewart, at Yankton, S. D., came last week for a two weeks' visit at the home of her son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Lee H. Reed. Previously she spent several days in Ames with her granddaughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Stuart McKay, and had a visit with a grandniece who is a member of the WAG, stationed in Des Moines. Judge and Mrs. G. W. Stlllman met the Milwaukee train THurs day evening and had a few minutes' visit with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Stillman, of Dolliver. The elder Stillmans weYe on their way to Boston, Mass., where they will visit with a daughter, Mrs. Ray Koon. The senior Mr. Stillman also plans to attend the Spanish War Veterans' convention in the east before returning to Dolliver. Word has been received by Mrs. Max Miller that her son, Bruce, has been transferred to Miami Beach, Florida, where he has entered a non-commissioned physical training school for an eight weeks' course. Bruce was formerly stationed at Douglas, Arizona, where he coached calisthenics and athletics at the aviation base. Bruce has three years of schooling at Simpson College toward earning his coaching degree. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Campbell and their son, Bill, Jr., were week end visitors at the Harry Potter home. Bill, Jr., is home on leave from the navy. The Campbells are former residents here. Russell Hodges and his wife from Clinton were also at the Harry Potter home. The Hodges then went to Minneapolis with the Campbells. Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Potter, and Russell are brother and sisters. Mr. Campbell is in a defense plant, and Russell is the manager of the Swift & Company branch at Clinton. Mrs. Ruth Hunter of Des Moines and J. V. Ludeman of Mason City were week-end visitors at the honae of June Corey. Mrs. Hunter came to be here while Mr. and Mrs. T. F. O'Haire, of Washington, D. C., were still in Algona. They have been visiting Mrs. O'Haire's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Rist, but left Wednesday for their home in Washington, ac- H.W.POST Dray and Transfer Storage of all kinds Long distance hauling. Every load insured against loss or damage. Equipped to do all kinds of draying and hauling. Consult Our Building Service No matter what sort of building you want done—anything from a new house to having your cellar stairs or your roof repaired— we're the logical place for you to come for advice. We will cooperate with your architect or, if it is a repair job, we'll see that you get good materials, low costs and first-class workmanship. We are glad to do this for you. For new roofs and rcroofing, we recommend Barrett Asphalt Shingles. Barrett Shingles are attractive, colorful, fire-safe and long-lasting—the result of Barrett's more than 80 years of • experience "Between line World and the Weather." We cr.rry a •wide variety of colors, styles and weights to caoose from, and tho prices viii ylouse yeii, Ls* us tell you about lhc;n. Botsford Lumber Co. Phone 256 Jim Pool cbmpahied by their daughter, Ann. They expect to spend a day or two in Des Moines enroute. Mrs. Hunter's mother, Mrs. L. J. Dickinson, accompanied her gona and visited the Will F. V.. ers, Mrs. A. Hutchison and Mfg. Helen Dickinson. fl «! in the ceive ivrmont; NOT Take your empty bottles and .cases to your dealer for refund of your de* , •.., r*~A> ;-;>&' i vftiwraw'ww.. ,' • posit. • • %-, -tjgjijf? 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