Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 29, 1937 · Page 2
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DOUBLE SIZE—DOUBLE QUALITY ' DISTRIBUTED BY Fort Dodge Bottling Works THE WORLD'S GOOD NEWS will come to your home every day through THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR An International Daily A'cii-sfafier It records for you the world's clean, constructive doings The Monitor does not exploit crime or sensation; neither does It linoro tScin but deals correctively with them. Features for busy men and all th« family. Including the Weekly Magazine Section d a " tha The Christian Science Publishing Society One, Norway Street, Boston, Massachusetts a j p«?lod"of' my subscriptlon to Thc Christian Science Monitor for „, J yea j 59-00 6 months $4.50 3 months S2 25 1 month 75c Wednesday Issue, Including Magazine Section: I year »260?6 Issues 25o Name Address Santpfa Copy t>n Hattuoul Advance Want-Ads Get Results Aldersons, Fenton, Married 55 Years WED IN 1882; TO KOSSUTH 36 YEARS AGO Fenton, Dec. 27—Mr. and Mrs, William Alderson were taken by surprise Sunday evening when relatives and friends arrived to help them celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Aider- son were presented with a purse. The Aldersons were married at Eldridgeville, 111., December 26, 1882, and their first years spent on a farm in Illinois. were They came in 1901 to Fenton, settling on a farm two miles west of now known as the Emil town, Laabs Union M. & D. Club Will Have Family Party Soon Union Twp., Dec. 27—The Mothers & Daughters club will have a mid-day potluck luncheon at Mrs. Earl Taylor's Thursday, January 13, at 12:30, with Robert HarVey and Henry Tjaden in charge. Children as well as husbands will be guests. The program will be In charge of Jos. Rioker and Roy Sarchet. A similar event was hold last year and proved most enjoyable. However, a larger crowd* is anticipated this year. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor have a house spacious enough for the entertainment of a large crowd. Hcerdts Entertain Refatives- The Fred and J. A. now icnown as tne Emu Laabs i "° i '" 3U nuu-ivciisuiia uuu j. A. farm. After two years they bought | Mitchell, all of Cormorant, Minn., a farm four miles west of Fenton which has been their home ever since. There were two sons and a daughter. The sons are Myron, of Ruthven, and Bert, Cylinder. The daughter Lulu, who married Fred Hamilton, died four years ago. There are 15 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Both Mr. and Mrs. Alderson are health. in good Attending were Mr. and Mrs. B G. Berkeland.-Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Kennedy, Ulrich Juhl, Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Juhl, Mr. and Mrs Philip Weisbrod, the Rev. and Mrs. J. G. Waterman, Messrs, and Mesdames Andrew and Ole Berkland, Edw. Bergeson, Bon Mitchell, John Finnestad, Morris Mitchell, and Raymond Gremmels.with Mrs. Geo. Grommels, all of the Fenton vicinity; Mr. and Mrs. Myron Alderson, Ruthven, son Arnold, Raymond Alderson and Bernice Sutton, Algona; the Bert Aldersons, Cylinder; Everett Crone, Canada; Mrs. Jos. King, Estherville, her children; Fred Hamilton and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Olson, Morris, 111., Mrs. David Gronswell, Hesperia, Mich., and Mrs. Carrie Peppard, Fairmont. Mr. Waterman gave a talk. linages Arc 50 Years IVed— Mr. and Mrs. C. F. C. Laage celebrated tbeir golden wedding anniversary Sunday, December 19, at their home two miles cast of Fenton. The couple was presented with gifts, and there were telephone calls and telegrams of congratulation. Mr. and Mrs. Laage were married at the Methodist parsonage, in Algona, by the Rev. Mr. Marsh December 20, 1887. Mr. Laage was born in Denmark; Mrs'. Laage, in Sweden. Both came to America when 16. The first years of marriage they spent at Algona, coming to Fenton in 1898. Both are now 74. They have one son, Waldemar, Fenton, and three daughters; Edith, teacher at Des Moins;Mrs. Minnie Wirberg, Ringsted; Mrs. Nina Schwartz, Fenton. There are nine grandchildren. Attending dinner were the Hans Wil- bergs, Ringsted, the Waldemar Laages, the J. A. Schwartzes, the 0. V. Ranneys, and the Axel Petersons, all of Fenton. Votlelers Married 5-1 Years— Mr. and Mrs. Robert Votteler observed their 54th wedding anniversary quietly at their home here Sunday. Mr. Votteler is 77; his wife, , 75. In the afternoon of Christmas day all their children and grandchildren were with them except a daughter, Mrs. Clara Wehrspann, who is at Rochester with her husband, the latter In a, hospital. Callers were Mrs. Katie Hantleman, her family, the Ernest Vottelers, Mr. and Mrs. George Seims, daughter Shirley, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hantelman, Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Norland, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hantelman, daughter Mary Lou, Hildredth Pettit, son Ronnie. Dpnth Shocks Fenton— Fenton was shocked a week ago Saturday evening to hear that Harvey Higley Sr., Mason City, had died of a heart attack at his home there after the evening meal. All of the children were at home except the. son Roy. Funeral services were held at St. Michael's Catholic church, Whittemore, last Tuesday, with burial thre. week He is survived by his wife, Kathryn, and five sons Harvey Jr., Roy, Leslie, Francis, and Moran, and five daughters: Mrs. Esther Mergen, Mrs. Pearl Besch, Mrs. Mae McDonald, and Helen and Lillian at home. Surprise for Mrs. Frink— Mrs. C. M. Frink was taken by surprise last week Tuesday evening, when relat(ves and fri'ends arrived to celebrate her birthday anniversary. Five-hundred was played at six tagles, Mrs. Gerhard Wittkof and Arthur Bleckwenn winning high, Mrs. Hrman Haack and Erwin Grienert being low. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wegener and Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard Wittkof, Algona, were out of town guests. LeRoy Newel Son Laid Up— The Charles Newels and Mrs. G. B. Johnson spent Christinas at Le Roy Newel's, Plartley. They went especially to see the LeRoy Newell son Franklin, who is convalescing from a broken hip, caused when he was skating and fell on the ice. Wtirron Snyder Appendix Out- Warren Snyder, Alta, had an ap- pendictomy operation at Dr. J. A. Mueller's here Monday. His parents, the Rev. and Mrs. J. T. Snyder, Alta, were here for a few days following the operation. The Snyders formerly lived here. Falls and Tears Ligaments— Martin Pert! suffered torn ligaments in a leg when he slipped on Ice last week Thursday at Iowa City. He is able to get around on with Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Lowmil- lor, Lu Verne, were guests last week Tuesday at Walter Heerdt's and of the Bolins. The Minnesotans were on the way to 'California for the winter. Nnvy Sailor Visits Here- Bob Brayton's brother Ray from South Carolina has been here for a visit, having arrived December 20. He is in the navy, but has a furlough till January 3. He has found our chill weather a considerable change from that of South Carolina. Christmas and llirthdny Same— Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bode drove to Port Dodge Friday and brought home their daughter Lucille for Christmas. Christmas day was Lucille's 21st birthday anniversary, and dinner was served at the Bode home Sunday in honor of the occasion. Walter Coady Rep'orted Sick- Word was lately received that Walter Coady was seriously sick at his daughter Mrs. Tom Ryan's, near Williams. His logs arc slowly growing paralyzed. He is the father of Mrs. Vornon Reighoff and formerly farmed here. Scliool Social Draws Crowd— An unusually large crowd attended a program and lunch at the No. 4 schoolhouse for a Christmas program presented by Miss Knutsen and her pupils. Walter Heerdt won a goose. Operation Patient Doing Well- Mrs. Herman Dau is recovering from a recent operation. She was able to sit up part of the time last week, but was not to be released from the hospital till this week. OTHER UNION NEWS. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hoovers, of West Bend, were callers at the Geo. W. Boevers home last /week Sunday, and next day the Rev. and Mrs. F. Earl Burgess, Algona, were callers there. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Keefe and "Jack" Zentnor drove down from Winnebago, Minn., last week Monday for visits with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Bailey, with their daughter, Mrs. Clifford Aalfs, Algona, were at Des Moines last week Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. George Kohl were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Beck at 7 o'clock dinner Tuesday evening. December 21. 'Stanley Gardner, Walter Heerdt, and Robert Ward were among farmers who shelled corn last week. lone Godfredson, Burt, has been doing the housework of late at the Robert Keefe home. crutches. Stepfather Dend at Algona— Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Holldorf attended the funeral of Mrs. Holldorf's stepfather, T. B. Motcalf, of Algona, Monday. He died Friday. Other Fenton. 'Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dreyer drove to Des Moines Christmas day to bring up their daughter Alice, who spent till Monday evening at home . . . Herman Dreyer went to Egan, S. D., Tuesday to attend the funeral of an aunt, Mrs. Anna Heyer, 67. Death was due to dropsy. He returned Thursday . . . The Emil Mansagers, Hollandale, Minn., spent the holidays at Melvin Mansager's. Helen Murray, Algona, spent last week at Earl Crouch's. Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Madden spent Christmas evening at Herman Struecker's. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod, and daughter Florence, and the Donald Weisbrods were entertained at Arthur Rave's, Ringsted, Thursday evening Verna Jenswold, Des Moines, spent Friday and Saturday evening with her sister, Mrs. Walter Fisher. Darlene and Alta Mae Baumann, of Ringsted, spent the week-end at A. R. wnirett's . . . Elvira Scliweppe spent several days with Lorraine Willrett Mrs. Elmer Weisbrod and her daughter June attended a family Klemme -Sunday reunion at The Lester Johnson, Bancroft, and the E. J. Franks spent Sunday afternoon at Charles Newel's. Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod, with Florence and Donald Weisbrod, drove to Lester Saturday to visit Mrs. W. J.'s daughter, Mrs. Hugo Denker. They returned Sunday. In last week's Fenton news it stated that William Wehrspann died at Cherokee. This was an error in name. It should have been William Rosseisen. Arlo Ranney spent several days last week with the Vernon Tubbs family at Marshall, Minn. Later he went to Ruthven to visit, the Myron Aldersons,. Sadonia Bierstedt, teacher in the Fairfield (Palo Alto) Dist. No. | 1, recently had a Christmas program at her schoolhouse. David Weisbrod went to Ames Tuesday to attend a 4-H boys' club convention. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Weisbrod. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mueller were last week Tuesday evening dinner guests of Doctor and Mrs. McCreery at Whittemore. Edith Juhl, Hollandale, Minn., who is taking beauty culture in Minneapolis, visited Marjorie Johnson Friday morning. Mrs. E. C. Fauerby entertained the Dorcas sewing circle at a Christmas party last week Tuesday. • Lawrence and Arthur Glaus and Hans Krause have returned from several w^eks in western states. Adelia Frink, Des Moines, spent the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Frink. The Arthur Bettings, of Forest City, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Boevers. Gregsons, Irvington, Nearly Asphyxiated Irvington, Dec. 27—Mr. and Mrs. Willard Gregson came near having a tragic Christmas. Coal gas escaped from their stove in the night of the 24th. Both awoke in the morning violently ill from the fumes, and though they did not see a doctor it was after noon before they were able to keep a dinner appointment near Corwith. * Liyennore Farm Woman Dies. Livermore, Dec. 27 — Mrs. Charles Morris, mother of Mrs. Charles Logue here, died at her son Frank's, east of town, a week ago 'Saturday, following a lingering illness. S,S, CHILDREN AT IRVINGTON GIVE PROGRAM Irvinglon, Dec. 27—A Christmas program was presented by the Sunday school at the church on Christmas eve. The opening song, I Happy Christinas, was followed i with a "welcome" by Howard Asa. i Eight junior boys gave the scripture lesson. An exercise, Christmas Blossoms, was given by Kathryn and Howard Asa and Lavon Sabin, and an exorcise, Christmas Lights, by five boys. The Little 1 Gray Lamb was recited by Keti' neth Asa, and a solo was sung by Mrs. E. H. Thomas. The remainder of the program consisted of a pageant, Loraine Thomas and Gene Colwell taking the parts of a girl and shepherd boy of Bethlehem. A : large number of pupils were used as "angels" and spirits or to sing. ! special numbers. Betty Miller 1 played the part of Mary, and :Dwight Sabin portrayed Joseph. A quartet consisting of Mrs. Thomas, Mrs. McLean, Dan Gies, and L. E. Colwell, sang Christmas carols at intervals during the pageant. The stage was lighted with blue footlights to give a night effect. After the last song, Mrs. K. P. Roney was presented with two gifts from the Sunday school. A special offering of $10 was taken up. Home from Coast Tour— Minnie, De Etta, and Earl Angle, Wesley, and Harold Colwell, Irvington, got home last week Wednesday from a trip to the Coast. They traveled more than 5,000 miles, leaving November 24. They went out by the southern route, and visited many interesting places, including the oil fields in Oklahoma, the cattle ranches and cotton fields in Texas, and the oldest town in Texas. They saw the Sacramento Pit at Bisbee, Ariz. Harold and Earl picked grapefruit several days at Yuma, Ariz., then went on to Los Angeles and Hollywood. On the return trip they visited Mrs. Woodrow Gordon, Coffeyville, Kans. Mrs. Gordon is a sister of John Von Bank here. Harold says the sunset on the ocean was the most beautiful sight he ever saw. high, and Lit Verne Behrends and Bernlce MeConnell being low. Uhrhnrdts Ifato Now Daughter- Mr, and Mrs. V. Ehrhardt, Ga.1- bmlth, arc parents of a daughter born last week Wednesday. Mrs. Ehrhardt and tho baby are with the former's mother at Llvermore. 666 iir't ''-I' 1 * Dunne Riley to Town City— An ambulance from Iowa City arrived early last week Wednesday morning and took Duane Riley, 12, victim of a serious bone nfection, | to the university hpspital. Mrs. Riley, who accompanied him, has written home that the oast which had been on Duane's right leg for so many months was removed, and surgeons there have hopes of saving the leg. Duane has had a blood transfusion since going to Iowa City. Lakota The Methodist Young people drove out to Louis Hansen's last week Wednesday evening to fill candy boxes for the church treats Friday night. The I. E. Wortmans drove to Mason City last week Wednesday to attend a family Christmas party for Bankers Life representatives. The Methodist, Presbyterian, and Lutheran churches had Christmas programs and treats at the respective churches Friday evening. Clara Chipman, her mother, and Mrs. Harry Warburton spent last week Tuesday at Algona. Mrs. Remt Ennen was seriously sick at her home last week with flft and complications. Mrs. George Wallentine was seriously sick last week but is reported much better. Christian is Dend— Word has been received here of the doath of George Christian, 33, Nevada, before Christmas. He was a son of Mrs. Lebert Peck, Sioux Falls, the former Jeannie Blythe, Irvington. He had an operation for removal of a brain tumor at ; Rochester and died on the operating table. His wife, five children, his mother, and his grandmother, Mrs. Nina Blythe, who is with the Roy Blythes at Dubuque, survive. Surprise for Jos. McConnell— Jos. McConnell was honored with a surprise party last week Wednesday evening in celebration of a birthday. Attending were the Ornie Behrends family, the William Metzens, the William Bold- ridges, the Peter Thilges family, and the Vern Barkers. Five hundred was played, Agatha Thilges and Francis McConnell winning MONEY To Loan AUTOMOBILE LOANS EXTIIEMELY LOW BATES LOANS MADE ON YOUB PRESENT CAB w e will make you a liberal loan on your car—pay off your present balance, advance you additional cash and reduce your payments by extending them over twelve to eighteen months. CASH LOANS MADE AT ONCE NO ENDORSEES OB SIGNERS REQUIRED A courteous, prompt, and confidential cash loan service. Call in person or write WESTERN CREDIT GO. 206 East State St., Algona, Iowa SOCIAL SECURITY OUTFIT 'COMPLETE f |2S in • EACH IU employees ox less No; 10-10 Outfit Consists of: LOOM Leaf Ring Binder 8x10 V4 Personnel Record Sheets Employees Earning Sheets Largeroutfitiproportionatalyprlcwl All Necessary Information for Social Security Records Order Now at The ADVANCE PUB, CO, East of Courthouse I SURE AM PLEASED Daddy started an insured savings account for me It's something nice, because it made mother very happy. ..SAFETYjSjNSURED ALGONAFEOERALSAVINGS &LOAN ALGONA, IOWA Happy New Year— * —is our sincere wish to all of our frionrh tomers who have made it possible to shv • T' ness the last six years in Algona. Tin' ' '" s1 ' your past as well as your continued " remain, J ' u &°i Sincerely, WRAY SERVICE CONOCO PRODUCTS wa^^^^iro^MtM^M^^fttga YOUR FRIEND AT ,1!KH TIME Happy New Year! With this greeting we wish to express our appreciation ol your many favors during 1JK17. It lias been a real pleasure to serve you and during 10S8 we shall do onr utmost to prove onr service in every way possible. Morning Light Spinach Nothing better for the family than Morning Light Splnacll following the big Christmas dinner. For this sale tlmXo.S can of bright, washed spinach for 7c. The large Xo. 2M can for lOc. ' Washington Blackberries The winter is .still young. Between now mid spring you I have time to enjoy lots of beautiful, plump, western blackberries as nance and in pies at a low cost. Fur this salt | solid puck .Xo. 10 cans for fide. Macaroni & Spaghetti After a big holiday feed you welcome light easily digested I foods. The answer is found in the many delicious combln*. lions containing macaroni or spaghetti. The 2 Ib. cehV| plume bag at a special price of 15c. Seedless Rasins Vary the winter menus with Thompson's Seedless Ralslni Raisins for sauce, pies, puddings, bread, cukes and cookies, | A special price ou this delicious health fruit. The 2-lb.'"" IBc and the 4-lb. bag 29c. Cocanut Taffy Bars Small, crisp vanilla flavored cooky, filled with macaroni I cocoaiiut. For this sale these fresh baited cookies at a spec- | lal price of 2 His. for 25<t. Frute Gel A popular dessert because it's so delicious!) good and »• easily digested. Easily made and never fails to set. Keep" pantry supply of the C popular flavors. An every day lo« | price of <! pkgs. for 25n. Superb Oats Large,'white flakes. Both tho (juiek cooking and then lar. Special price of 15c on the large carton. Lay in a ply for a breakfast cereal and for oatmeal cookies. Our "Red Bag" Coffee It is "Always Fresh." Koasted daily in our own 1>1«' ground as you buy it. The favorite coffee in * | OUS "°?V hoines. Try it at our special price of 18c per II). or •>» for 52c, Blue Barrel Soap The soap that does tho work of three ordinary cakes, kind to your hands. The price is 2 big pound liars v» during this sale, Fresh Ham The whole or half of a fresh ham for a savory The price is only l(lc per Ib. Tenter slices ot f fry at l»c per Ib, Beef to Boil A nice piece of beef to boil with rice, noodles or at the low price of 12n per pound. Beef Roasts Tender, juicy Beef roasts for those who ,.-at -the special price of 18c aud 17c per Ib. for Beef Steak Beef Shoulder Steaks W U1 sell for 19c per pound sale. SLICED PIG LIVER, pound FRESH PIG HEARTS, POUI NECK BONES, pound BARRY'S BEER

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