The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 23, 1943 · Page 2
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•flie Algdha LAKOTA FARM HOME DAMAGED BY FIRE SATURDAY Lakota — The house on the Steve Powers farm west of town was badly damaged by fire Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Powers used kerosene to start a fire in the range preparatory to getting supper, when the can caught fire and ignited a sweater she was wearing and in order to save being badly burned Mrs. Powers threw the blazing can onto the back porch while she put out the fire in her clothes and the wind being high, the house was soon on fire. Mr. Powers was at the barn and got her out of the house in safety and she drove the car to the Petersen farm and called the Lakota fire company and neighbors and the fire was soon under control. While fire, smoke and water damaged the kitchen and equipment, the main part of the house was saved. Luckily Mrs. Powers suffered no serious burns and the building was insured, but with the terrific wind that was blowing it is a wonder the house was saved. Mesdames Merrill Westerlund, Clifford Knutson and G. O. Johnson were Blue Earth callers Friday night. The I. E. Worlmans and the Jerry Ukenas were Sunday dinner guests at the Wilfred Carlsons at Swea City. The Charles Eggerths drove to Renwick Sunday where they spent the day with Mr. Eggerth's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Eggerth. Mesdames Francis Adams, W. E. Ley, H. H. Murray and I. E. Wortman attended a Red Cross meeting at Algona Friday aftev- noon. Mrs. Mary Black Fraser talked on the American Red Cross in Britain. Eva Eggerth, who is attending Dubuque University, came to Titonka Friday with some classmates for a week end visit with her family, who drove to Titonka to meet her She returned to Dubuque Sunday evening. IF YOU ARE HARD OF HEARING You Should Investigate The New WESTERN ELECTRIC AUDI-PHONE That wonderful hearing aid developed by Bell Telephone Laboratories World Leaders in Hearing Aid Research Use the Coupon for details about genuine Audi-phones WRITE FOR THE FREE BOOKLET "The Key To Hearing Happiness" AUDI-PHONE CO.-611 Fleming Bldff.-DES MOINES, IA. Please send me free booklet. NAME ADDRESS.. This coupon from the Algona Upper Des Moines New Fall Hats By Berg and Malrov $ 450 Madson & Hanson BABIES Lots of babies this year. I guess that is the reason we are having such a wet season. Here is to you. Keep the babies coming anJ pass the ammunition. God bless the mothers and the wives that fill the hives. There are some sad, anxious mothers in this country now. Putting our boys in the Salerno beaches against overwhelming odds must have been a military mistake. The enemy outnumbered them 3 to 1 and was well fortified. Our gallant boys won, but there are 14,000 broken hearted mothers in this country as the result. I wish this horrible war was over and the ones that started it in H . Harry Hopkins has moved out of the White House. Now if Mrs. Roosevelt will get it out of her head that this war is a social affair and quit chasing around it may help. The Red Cross nurses, the Salvation Army, and the Sisters of Charity are the women the boys want to see. It is a long hard road yet to victory and it is a man's job. On the home front we all have jobs to perform. I am trying to keep the shoe store going and am putting every cent I can rake and scrape into bonds. All I keep back is enough to pay the shoe factories. No trouble to sell the shoes, but it is a hard job to get any new shoes that are fit to sell. With me it is good serviceable shoes or no shoes at all. Just now we are making a special price of $3.98 on our men's Jeffersonian oxfords. They are a nationally advertised line at $5.00 and $5.50 and the best wearing line I ever handled. Leather soles, well tailored, splendid fitters. At $3.98 they are a real buy. JIMMIE NEVILLE THE SHOE MAN POTRATZ-ROEBER NUPTIALS SUNDAY ATWHITTEMORE Whittemore— Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the St. Paul's Lutheran church a beautiful wedding was solemnized when Lida otratz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ubert Potratz of here became the ride of Cpl. Maynard Roeber, of jincoln, Neb., son of Mr. and Mrs. Villiam Roeber, also of this town, 'he Rev. W. H Discher performed le double ring ceremony. Prof. '. L. Jessen presided at the organ nd played Lohengrins wedding march. Lester Baas and Martin Potratz •ere ushers. The two bridesmaids were Mrs. Linda Baas, sis- er of the groom, and Elma Poratz, sister of the bride. The maid of honor was Elma Potratz, ister of the bride, and Melvin loeber, brother of the groom act- d as best man. The flower girl was Eunice flaahs and Charles Baas was the ing bearer. The bride was very attractive n a long white satin lace trimmed ress. She wore a lace trimmed vhite fingertip veil with cap of eaded heart shaped design. She arried a Colonial style bouquet of oses, asters ' and forget-me-nots, 'he maid of honor was attired in dotted Swiss dress and wore a ink blusher veil. She carried a olonial bouquet of roSes and fpr- et-me-not and yellow daisies, he groom wore his olive drab rmy uniform. The bride's mother wore a wine olored dress and a corsage of Hies and roses. Mrs. William loeber was attired in a black ress and her flowers were also Hies and rosages in a corsage. A reception was held at the lome of the brides parents at 5:00 'clock for about 60 relatives and riends. Table decorations were 'lue, white and pink with the redding cake a centerpiece carry- ng aminiature bridal couple. Table waitresses were Bertha 'otratz, Mrs. Wilbur Roeber, Bernice Winkel and Irene Balgeman The bride attended the Lutheran Parochial school and graduated from Whittemore high with the class of 1937. She is at present employed at the Tobin Packing Plant at Fort Dodge. The groom ikewise attended the Parochial chool and graduated from Whittemore high in 1937. For severa: years he was employed in the H W. Geelan store and at present is stationed with the medical corps n the army at Lincoln, Neb. The oung couple will resume their duties until after the war and will then make their home in Whitte- yaa$$i&^^ Lotts Creek Hews Elmer Pijahh, employee of the Lotts Creek store, has been a medical patient at the General hospital, Algona. Mr. Peterson of Spencer Is erecting a brick silo at the H. F. Mittags. Mr. Mittag's silo was blown down and badly wrecked by a storm this spring. English communion services will be held next Sunday morning at the Immanuel Lutheran church. Announcements will be taken Friday afternoon and evening. German services will be held on Sunday, Oct. 3. Services begin at 10:00 o'clock. Word has been received here of the birth of a son, Myles Francis, to Sgt. and Mrs. Francis Schwindemann of Fort Dodge, Sept. 14. Mrs. Schwindemann is the former Hilda Potratz of here. Sgt. Schwindemann is with the armed forces in North Africa. Ferd Schultz, Kermit and Erma of Forest City, Mrs. Art Heift and daughter Carolyn, of Garner, and Cpl. Maynard Schultz, of Camp Barkeley, Texas, called nt the Herbert Potratz home last week Monday. Mr. Schultz is on uncle of Mrs. Potratz and Kermit, Erma, Maynard and Mrs. Heift are cousins. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Wichtendahl, Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Wichtendahl, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Wichtendahl, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Geitzenauer and Mrs. Kennelh fibllinger attended the funeral of Mrs. Minnie Baas, sister-in-law of Mrs. Otto Wichtendahl, Saturday afternoon at St. Paul's Lutheran- church, Whittemore. Mesdames Ernest LUedtke, Wil- rher Wichtendahl, Alvin Potrate, Herbert Potratz, Edwlrt Lieb, Ida Kuecker, Nick Gengler, Hugo Faulstich, Anna Mlttag and Edwin Mittag and Misses LOrna and Marie Faulstich and Gertrude and Lucille Kuecker attended the shower of Miss Lida Potratz at St. Paul's Lutheran school at Whittemore Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Faulstich and family, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Potratz, Alvind Manning, Mrs. Wilmer Wichtendahl, Mrs. Ida Kuecker and daughters, Mrs. Ernest Luedtke and Alice, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Gengler and Phyllis and Betty and Ruth Pijahn attended the church wedding of Miss Lida Potratz to Cpl. Maynard Roller at St. Patrick's Lutheran church, Whittemore, Sunday af- 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 draylng and hauling. LONE ROCK NEWS Russel Bates had his tonsils removed by Dr. Clapsaddles at Burt last week. Mrs. Paul Olson and children of Algona spent Wednesday at the Merwin Marlow home. The Ray Bierstedts were visitors at the Walter Sorenson home at Burt Sunday evening. Arthur Priebe and Emil Kraft attended a D. X. oil meeting nt Algona Wednesday night. W. R. O'Donnel had the misfortune to step on a nail last week and is getting around on crutches. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Olson and son Dennis, of Algona, were visitors at the Jim Long home Sunday evening. Willard Quinn of Camp Grant, 111., arrived Saturday for a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Quinn. Barbara, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Mueller, had her tonsils removed by Dr. Mueller at Fenton last week. Mr. and Mrs. Clair Bellinger and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Allen Bellinger home at Fenton Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Voight and family of Fenton were Sunday dinner guests at the Mrs. Dora Laabs home Sunday. Miss Maxine Flaig, Cedar Falls, and Mary Ann Flaig, Algona, spent the week end at the parental Frank Flaig home. The Idle Hour club will meel at the home of Mrs. Milo Bonebreak Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs Vern Hoppe is assisting hostess. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Hanna anc family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hanna were guests at the Mark Simmons home at Fairmont Sunday The Band Mothers club met a I the home of Mrs. Alfred Jorgenson Wednesday night. Plans were discussed for a concert to be helc, soon. Mr. and Mrs. George Kissner and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hutchinson and family of Burt were visitors at the Ralph Bierstedt home Wednesday. The Laurence Newbroughs ant Edw. Blanchards were visitors a! the Delmer Angus home at Burt Mrs. Angus and new baby returned from the Kossuth hospita Thursday. Lotts Greek News Several from here attended the mission festival at Algona Sunday. Rev. Kabelitz of Fenton was '< caller at the home of Mr. anc Mrs. A. Lusmann Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Will Rusch and family of Whitwmore spent Sunday here with relatives. Misses Esther and Christina Kading spent the week-end with relatives at Story City and Boone. George Leininger of the U. S. Navy spent a 15 day furlough at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Leininger. Mesdames Bill Boettcher, Otto Ruhnke, Carl Zumach, Herman Reisner and Minnie Reisner quilted Thursday afternoon at the Lutheran school. Lois Peterson, Titonka, was a week end visitor with Kay and Patricia Murray. From where I sit . oe Marsh. At Jeb Crowell's the other day, we were havin' a glass of beer or two and talkin' about the kind of world there'd be when Peace came. "Hear they'll have trans-Atlan- tic airplanes flyin' regular as taxi service," says Ed Carey. "Yep," says Will Frost, "and television and plastic cars and air-conditioned homes and super-duper highways." Finally, Doc Mitchell chimes in. "You know," he says, "we're talkin 1 about the future in terms of luxuries-like air-condiUcjned houses and television. "But what really will shape tomorrow's world Is what goes on In men's own hearts ... like tolerance and understanding." And from where I sit, Doc's right Whether It's tolerance of another's politics or respect for a neighbor's right to enjoy a glass of beer occasionally, tolerance is a mighty good foundation for a peacetime world. No. 69 of a Scries Copyright, 1943, Brewing Industry Foundation ;ernoon. „. Luedtke and Alice and Mr. and attended tha reception held at the I Mrs. Albert "My old Sahara Jeep was never like tourin' this way, Mom" When Johnny comes sailing home again, he'll be more than ready for soft seat cushions. Through the windows he'll eye that super-colossal feature, the grand old U. S. A. It will look all the better because you—Johnny's loving proud folks—are with him again. After your nights of volunteer war work—and coupons—and questionnaires— you could easily stand as much touring as Johnny. You'll need a car that can stand it. But since the conversion from war production must take time—just aa conversion from peace production did—you'll fret a long while for any new Victory model. Better preserve your present car for the duration and beyond. One big thing working against this, plainly speaking, is engine acid! After combustion stops, and your car stands long, the acid always formed in any engine can keep gnawing undisturbed. Gone are the big mileage, ample speed and resulting engine heat that formerly kept down acid damage. Today's opposite driving conditions could multiply acid damage, except that you can have the interior of your engine protectively OIL-PLATED by the simple economical change to Conoco N"> motor oil. There is a synthetic in Conoco N^» oil that makes it "magnetically active," as it were, attracting OIL-PLATINQ to inner engine surfaces. OIL-PLATING resembles other anti-corrosive plating in not all draining down at a standstill, and in maintaining interference against such a dangerous corrosive as acid. Today—and for many tomorrows—OIL-PLATE with N'A at Your Mileage Merchant's Conoco station. Continental Oil Company CONOCO MOTOR OIL FMDAY AND SAftfftDAY, 8E**EMBElt tt AND 28 Supet* CITRUS MARMALADE 2 Pound Jar 30c Perfect Pancakes and WftfflM Everyttme ROBB-ltOSS Pancake Flour Family Bag 'anJVqt&Mt* LAST WEEN! OREGON CANNING PRUNES Get our Prices on Lags and ' " * ""* Barttel BRIGHT FIRM CABBAGE, Pound 4c Special Price «n SO Pound Bars PORTO RICAN SWEET SPUDS, Pound .. .90 FLAME TOKAY GRAPES, Pound ....... I5e GREEN PEPPERS, Pound SAUTEED SWEET POTATOES S medium sweet potatoes /i tablespoon grated 4 tablespoons butter, mar- rind garlne or drippings 3 tablespoons orange Jake U cap brawn sugar Son* potatoes. Coyer with wrfter and boll *»*•] *«»**! HemoveiSlns. Slice lenrthwlse. Melt bn»U>« n fripptan In (rytaw pan; dip slices In orange Jirice. SP-rlnMewWi mixture *f brown sugar and grated orange rind. Brown in hot melted fat and. servo hot. COUNCIL, OAK GUARANTEED MEATS FANCY HAMS Skinned, Smoked and Tendered Whole or Half PER POUND 29c STAR Pure Pork SAUSAGE ... 33c BEEF ROASTS Pound, 28c and 25c Ox Joints, Found 17c' Sliced Pork Liver, Pound 19c Pork Spareribs, Pound 21c Sliced Beef Liver, Pound 29c Liver Cheese Loaf, Pound 36c Fancy Sliced Bacon, Pound ...39c Spiced LunchJ^oaf. Pound 47c PORK LOIN Roasts and Chops Fancy Center Cuts Per Pound 34c Chuck Steak Ib. 27c Hambnrgei Ib. 22c Poik Sausage Ib. 22c Corn Flakes (9 Giant 18 oz. Package I fcC Corn Flakes « 11 oz. Package ™* Rice Krispies • i r Snap I Crackle I Pop) • •* Pep With Model Airplane (Crumbles Shreds of Whole Wheat Shredded Wheat 15 Biscuifs, 12 Ounces All-Bran Regular Packago All-Bran * Large Package Variety 10 Individual Asst. Pkgs. 40% Bran Flakes 140 Giant 14 oz. Package _ Regular 8 az. Package 510 9c lie lOc lie I9c 22c SUPERB EVAPORATED MILK, Tali Can 9c SWEET PEAS K'n™^! No. 2 Can I3c TOMATOES No. 2 Can 1 3c c LAPP'S CEREAL FOOD CEAPP'S BABY FOOD Wheat Cereal and Inst. Oatmeal Pkgs. for 270 NABISCO" RITZ CRACKERS Dainty Salad and Soup Crackers Pound Package 22c Morning Light Green Beans, No. 2 Can I So HALLMARK "MIXIT", Packaged. I2c VICTORY DINNER, Package ...... I3c GOLD MEDAL STOY SOY FLOUR Pound Pkg 14e 3-lb. Pkg 39c 25 £$1.29 50 ft $2.55 Dole's Pineapple Juice 46ca °n z 35c Carnation Milk, 3 Tall Cans 27c TAG-CUT "Fine Blend" COFFEE More cups of dellclously good coffee In this rich Pound Jar mellow blend of carefully selected and roasted AA X Central and South American coffees. Ullv COUNCIL OAK COFFEE Sold only in the whole berry and ground coarse. medium or fine as you direct. Exchange the empty bags for 22 carat Gold Pattern Dishes. Pound Bag Algona Creamery Butter, Ib. 45c ML °j g Peanut Butter - 2 > 53c Wheaties, Bf - 2 for 18c MORNING IJGHT CIDER VINEGAR. Quart Bottle 12c 8UFEUB ROLLED OATS. 3 Lb. Package , 19c DOUBLE DUTY JELLY CLASPS Use as Jelly and Juice Glasses Dozen, 3Be Eat More Bread: For * Properly Balanced Diet. NANCY ANN "Enriched" BREAD The greatest amount of food value at the lowest cost is found in Nancy Ann Bread. Oar Government Recommends That We "Eat More Bread" as a Wartime Measure large 24 Oz. (Ij Pound) loaf , | l c MA BROWN BREAD ATTENTION ATTEND THE VJCfQBY FAIW AT PAY TOP PRICES FOR YOUR EGGS SEFT.

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