Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 7, 1939 · Page 10
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 7, 1939
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CHURCH WOMEN AT LU VERNE HOLDMEETINGS 'Lu Verne, Mar. 6—The three woman's missionary societies held regular meetings last week. The Presbyterian meeting, scheduled for Tuesday evening ,was postponed till Wednesday evening, when the work of the Presbyterian church among Negroes in America was studied, Mrs. F. I. Chapman, Lottie Mason, and Mrs. Irvin Chapman leading. All officers of the Presbyterian society were re-elected: Mrs. Irvin Chapman, president; Lottie Mason, secretary; and Mrs. Harry Von Draska, treasurer. The mite boxes were opened, and the treasurer's report showed that all financial ob- ligntions would be met. The Methodist Home Missionary society met Thursday with Mrs. Peter Thompson, and the president, Mrs. Ray Stone, led a responsive devotional service. Mrs. H. E. Peitzkc reviewed an article in the missionary magazine on citizenship. The lenten secretary, Mrs. Thompson, presented Mrs. R. S. Surby and Opal Eggleston in a lenten plnylet, and enigmas were answered by all members. Tho Evangelical society met at] Mrs. George Merkle's in the coun- ' try. Mrs. Paul Blumer reviewed the last two chapters of Moving Millions, and an offering of Lincoln pennies received by members during February was presented. The lenten season was emphasized in a devotional service led by Florence Hof and in talks given by Esther Merkle and the Rev. E R Walter. Mrs. H. R. Geis. St.. Paul, Mrs. F. I Chapman, and .Mrs. Chester Stoddard were guests. Study of the Lord's Prayer was begun when the Lutheran Aid met Thursday at the church. The Rev., L. Wittenburg presented the ex-i planation of the introduction to this great prayer in this lesson. The rest of the afternoon was spent at quilting and visiting. Mrs. Charles Goetsch was hostess. K088UTH COUNTY ADVANCH. ALQONA, IOWA K'V SOCIAL. CALENDAR Discipline is Studied— Mrs. Harold Sorensen was in charge of the afternoon's entertainment Friday, when the J. J club met with Mrs. Carl Goetsch. She read a paper on Modern Trends in Discipline, and this was followed by a reading, Raising Money, given by Mrs. Irvin Chap- mania poem read by Mrs. Goetsch; a duet by Donna Dehnert and Donna Zentner; and a play, The Dear Children, presented by Mesdames Sorensen, Harry Lichty, Lloyd Zentner, and Duane Neal. A baseball game of quizzes furnished much amusement. -Club guests were Mrs. I. H. Benedict, Mrs. Charles Goetsch, and Mrs. Howard McCrady, Livermore. Tuesday (today)— County Federation meeting '"at Titonka Methodist church, 11 a. m. Rotary and "Rotary Ann" district meeting, Emmetsburg, banquet, 7 p. m. Beta Sigma sorority club at Alice Payne's, 7:30 p. m. Campfire girls' group, public library, 7:30 p. m. Wa-Tan-Ye business girls' club at Adah Carlson's, 8 p, m. Eastern Stars at Masonic temple, 7:30 p. m. Methodist girls' King's Heralds at church, 4 p, m. First Lutheran Luther League at Maxlne Brundage's, 7:30 p. m. Nazarene young people's missionary society at Margene Smith's, evening meeting. Tea at First Lutheran parsonage, 2:30 p. m. Wednesday (tomorrow)— Bel Canto Music club at Mrs. R. P. Norton's, 2 p. m Legion Auxiliary radio sewing club at Mrs. Gordon Ogg's, 2 p. m. Lenten services, Trinity Lutheran church, 7:30 p. m. Thursday— Methodist Foreign Missionary society at Mrs. J. C. Buthman's, 2-30 p. m. Baptist Loyal S. S. class at church, 2:30 p. m. Presbyterian men's club at church, covered-dish supper, 6:30 p. m. First Lutheran Lenten services, church, 7:30 p. m.; choir practice; social meeting at Helen Seeley's. Friday— Algona woman's club at public library, 2:30; Eastern Stars at Temple, 1:30 p. m., an d banquet at Temple, 5:30 p. m. till 7:30. Xest Monday- Queen Esthers at the Methodist church, C p. m. Clark and Mrs. R. E. Brown, Ames; Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Schoby, daughter Elizabeth, Mason City; Mr and Mrs. Oscar Thoreson, Jo Ann and Roy, Ellsworth; Mr. and Surprise for « Blrtklfty— Mrs. Elliot Skiiling was taken by surprise on her birthday Saturday, when eight couples arrived in the evening to help her celebrate. The guesta were Messrs, and Mesdames EdW. Wilkins, L. W. Locke, Ralph Valentine, Charles Harvey, Wll- lard Gregson, Frank Skliling (son Donald), Fred SktlHng, all of Aland Mr. and Mrs. Walton and an Mrs. Floyd Thoreson, Ames; Mr. and Mrs. James Porter Virginia, Webster City. Mr. and Mrs. Thoresou will at home at 935 6th ave., Des Moines. Presbyterian Society Elects— The Presbyterian Helping Hand women held election of officers a their meeting Thursday at the church. Mrs. Fred Parks was reelected president, and Mrs. Prank Shilts re-elected vice. Mrs, George Conklin was elected second vice; Mrs. Lyle Mathes, secretary, and Mrs. Ralph Brown, treasurer Mrs. Shilts had charge of the program. Mrs. Wayne Wright gave a piano solo, Mrs. Parks gave a talk on her January trip to Florida, and Emmagene Ellsworth sang Wagon Wheels. She was accompanied at the piano by Ardis Kresensky. The committee served a two-course luncheon, the St. Patrick color scheme being used for table decorations. Hostesses were Mary Lowrey - -.~-« ».AI.»IJ o_iu n i cj and Mesdames Dennis Pratt, Cleve Stewart, Marion Burbank and Homer Young. Each member revealed the name of a "Sunshine" friend during the last year. At the beginning of the church year, April 1, each member of the Aid society draws a name and all through the year she gives gifts or does kind deeds for her "Sunshine" friend. The "friend" does not find out till the end of the Faub, West Bend, The time was spent at bridge, Mr. and Mrs. Locke winning the high score. Eliot Skliling and Mrs. Fred Skill- Ing were low. Eliot is in city employ. 0. 15. S. Banquet Planned- Eastern Star lodges from five towns in Kossuth have been invited to attend an Eastern Star banquet at the Temple Friday evening, from 5:30 till 7:00. It Is for the Masons, Eastern Star members, and friends. Mrs. Lucille Johnson, Eagle Grove, Instructor for district No. 4 will be here. She will gice a school of instruction to officers at 1:30 Friday afternoon at the Temple and will be present for the Initiatory work in the evening. There will be a special meeting at 7:30. year from whom deeds are coming. the "Sunshine" School Election Contested— The three-year terms of J. E. Lindebak and William Miller on the school board which expire this year and the two-year term left vacant by resignation of Edw. Dehnert in September will be filled at the annual ejection Monday afternoon, MarcbPls. Nomination papers have been filed for Walter, Hefti and Charles Wolf or the two- year term, and for J. A. Lindebak William Miller, Dr. H. D. Meyer, and Chris Nygaard for the three- year terms. Mrs. Irvin Chapman and Lloyd Smith are the other members of the board. Cemetery Ass'n to Meet— A meeting of the Cemetery association will be held at the Community hall this week Thursday afternoon, with Mrs. Fred Baumgartner, Hulda Fritzemeier, and Grace Lichty as hostesses. Mesdames Harry Lichty, R. S. Aubry, M. L. Barton, Fred Zweifel, and William Ellis will be hostesses at a general meeting of the Methodist Aid at the same place Wednesday afternoon. Birthday Dinner is Given- Mr, and Mrs. John Flora, Wesley, with the daughter Mildred were guests last week Sunday at Mrs. Myra Peltzke's. The occasion was a birthday dinner for Porter Rus.sell, Mrs. Peitzke's brother from South Dakota who is spending the winter here. Mr. Russell and the Floras are former neighbors in that state. Storm Bound at Des Moines S. R. Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hof, Dorothy Lindebak, Albert Schneider, Milton Worby, and Clifford Richardson were storm-bound at Ames and Des Moines last week, when they were due home from the Paychek-Massera fight last week Monday evening. They got back Wednesday morning. Other I,nVorTm Mary McClellan. student nurse at a Davenport hospital, is at her mother Mrs. Clara McClellan's, re- cperating from an oneration for removal of her appendix performed a couple of weeks ago at the hos- pitnl. Roy Wiggins, farmer southeast of town, has received a shipment of 125 steers from Texas. They are Herefords and will be fattened for market. He already has 150 head about ready for market. Dr. and Mrs. G. D. Walrath, with their daughter, spent Sunday with relatives at Denver, la. Banquet for Girl Athletes— The high school G. A. A. (girls' athletic association) held a 6:30 banquet in the home economics room Wednesday evening, 45 girls and teachers attending. Six high school girls prepared and served tho meal. The room was decorated with pastel streamers, tulips, and narcissus. Pictures of lions were on the programs, and lambs on the place cards, in keeping with March. Gladys Prescott, physical education instructor, was present, besides five other teachers: Misses Miller, Bohlen, Dilling, Fussell and Stehn. Angela Hagg, president of the association, was toastmistress Mis s Miller gave the main address, and two new members, Jean Murtagh and Margaret Morgan, were initiated. The program topic was "winds " Pour high school girls spoke: Doris Young, Geraldine Grouwall Anna Mae Harr, and Marjorie Morris. Group singing between courses was led by Miss Stehn, and three musical numbers on the program were: piano solo, Miss Stehn; violin solo, Miss Dilling, accompanied at the piano by Miss Stehn; vocal solos, Elfrieda Lehman. ' Before a girl can become a member of the G. A. A. she must earn «50 points in athletic sports, such as hiking, skating, skiing, ball Kames, etc. Points are merited on hours spent at the activities, and it akes even a good athlete a year or mTmSnTw™ en ° Ugh ^ f ° r Party for IVa-tan-jans Tonight— Sixteen Wa-Tan-Yans attended 6:30 dinner at the Algona hotel Wednesday evening. A party which was to have been held last week Tuesday evening was postponed till tonfeht (Tuesday) at Adah Carlson's. Secretarial and financial reports at the Wednesday Norman and newly-elected were given meeting by Violet Anna Buss. The president, Jessie Smith, presented her list of appointive committees for the year: Finance—Lulu Huen'hold, Stella Mae Breen; attendance, Darleen Stott, Imelda Dooley; programs, Hose Lampe, Elva Ewold, Rache Becker; music, Flora Tiss, Clarice Amesbury, Violet Norman; classification, Stella Mae Breen, Darleen Methodist W. F. M. S. to Meet— The Methodist W. F. M S. will meet with Mrs. J. C. Buthman Thursday afternoon at 2:30. Assisting hostesses will be Mesdames F. E. Burgess, O. S. Lindsay, E. N. Taylor, W. J. Galbraith, and Albert Grooters. Mrs. A. E. Grooters will ead devotions. This is an anniversary program, marking the 70th year of this organization. Mrs. E. A. Genrich will be in charge of the program. P. E. 0. Reelects President- Mrs. L. A. Copp was reelected president of BW chapter of the P. "3. 0. sisterhood at the annual elec- ion last week. 'Mrs. C. H. Cretz- neyer was reelected vice president, and Ella Thompson was elected recording secretary; Mrs. J. C. Mawdsley, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Joseph Harig, treasurer; Mrs. T. C. Hutchison, chaplain; Mrs. H. D. Hutchins, guard. Trinity Aid Hears Program— The Trinity Lutheran Aid met Thursday in the church basement, 45 persons attending. Hostesses were Mrs. Henry Scheppman and Mrs. Henry Wegener, and Mrs. Leonore Peck and Mrs. Tillie McCall were entertainment committee. Mrs. Peck gave an Irish reading, and the rest of the afternoon was spent at guessing contests and animal imitations. Two feachen are Hostesses— Audrey Fritz and {Catherine Carlson Bryant .school teachers, entertained the other Bryant teachers at & one o'clock bridge luncheon Saturday at Mrs. E. J. >Murtagh's. Three tables were in play and Madelon Hess won high prize. Men to Entertain Wires— The Presbyterian Men's club will entertain the wives at a covered- dish supper Thursday evening at the church. The committee In charge consists of Mesdames C. P. Specht, Lester Willson, Schunk, and Hugh Colwell. Local Banker to Speak— R. H. Miller will speak on tho Federal Reserve System at a Woman's club meeting Friday afternoon at the library. Other Society. The Dorcas society met Thursday at Mrs. August Huenholdls, 40 women attending and Mrs. D. J. Buss, assisting. The program consisted of a business meeting, group singing, scripture reading, and book review, the last two numbers by the Rev. M. A. Sjostrand. The Baptist Loyal class meets this week Thursday at 2:30 at tho church, and hostesses will be Mesdames Samuel Medin, Nell Cook, and Cora Raney. The entertainment committee consists of Mrs. Harbert, Mrs. Clifford Bjustrom, and Mrs. Thomas Schultz. The Rebekahs met last week Tuesday evening at the hall, with 14 women attending. A Washington program was given, Mrs. Myron Ludwig being chairman. Hostesses were Mesdames A. W. Behrends, Sidney Spear, and Victor Hlserodt. The Baptist Aid met Thursday at the church, and luncheon was served following a business session and a social hour. Hostesses were Mesdames Howard Witham, Rus- selil Cook, E. H. Telkamp, Charles Johnson, and P. C. Volske. The Nazarene young people will have a missionary meeting this evening (Tueeday) at Margen* Smith's. There are 12 members, and they study the Latin-American countries. Margene is the daughter of Mrs. Sarah Smith. The boys' division of the King's Heralds met at the Methodist church Monday at 4 p. m. The girls' division will meet this evening (Tuesday) at the church at 4 p. m. E. A. denrich Is In. charge of both groups. Mesdamos M. A. Sjostrand, Edwin Wolcott, and Edwin Hovey will entertain at a tea this afternoon (Tuesday) at the First Lutheran parsonage. All women of the church are invited. Mrs. C. C. Wright entertained at two tables of contract bridge Thursday evening. Mrs. John Dutton won high; Mrs. J. F. Pelisek, travel; and Mrs. George St. John was low. Mrs. Pi M. Collins entertained the Merry Mixers sewing club Friday, six women attending. There are eight members in the club, which was organized recently. The Radio Sewing club of the Legion Auxiliary will meet at 2 ! o'clock Wednesday at G. H. Ogg's. Subject of the program' will be Community Service. The Catholic Daughters of Amer- ica'held a regular business meet- Ing Thursday evening at the St., Cecelia academy. I Mrs. L. M. Merrltt entertained her bridge club at two tables i Wednesday evening. The club does not give prizes. The Delphians will hold a bake sale at Moe & Sjogren's Saturday afternoon, beginning at 1 o'clock. The Methodist W. F. M. S. will meet Thursday at 2:30 o'clock at the Buthman home. Mrs. R. W. Roeder will entertain the E. T. W. club Friday. There are eight members. x | FILE FOLDERS—WE HAVE 500 legal size file folders, off color Sell regularly at ?2.50 per 100 While they last at $1.50.—The Advance. • igtf Stott; inter-city, Bertha Johnson; Mitchell; service, Amy Johnson house, Laura Adah Carson Mrs. W. G. McCnllongh Entertalns- Mrs. W. G. McCuHough entertained her bridge club at two tables Thursday evening. Mrs. Joseph Bloom was high, and Mrs. F. E. Sawyer was second. Mrs. Harry V. Hull, now of Humboldt, was an out-of-town guest. Airs. McCullough also entertained her dinner- bridge club last evening (Monday) There are six couples in this club! Church Fellowship Club Elects— The Presbyterian Fellowship club met Wednesday evening at Atna Hardgrove's, Mr. and Mrs Bernell Hardgrove assisting Sixteen persons attended, and election of officers took place: Mrs. Henry Guderian, president; Mrs. Lyle Mathes, vice; Mrs. Norman Fried secretary; Joseph Ricker, treasurer. Chinker-Chek was played. Benefit for Townsend Club— Mesdames PI. E. Miner, Charles reen, and A. M. Anderson were hostesses to a Townsend club benefit bridge party Wednesday afternoon at the former's home. Mrs Anderson also gave a talk on "How „.„„ tllo ulur . p,° WIn * en(i P1 . an w °uld Benefit mess meeting was in charge of ™ m K^ m l^ M • • - —*«i -^*.v*t*jj. venuouil iieulah Larson, Anna Buss; flowers, Laura Mitchell, Violet Norman; reporter, Rachel Becker. Luncheon for Church Aid- Mrs. H. M. Harris's circle served a two-course luncheon to more than 135 members of the Methodist Aid at a monthly meeting Thursday in the church dining room Four long tables and a birthday table were decorated in pink and Pale green, and St. Patrick's day corsages of green and pink gumdrops were used as favors. Eleven members born in March sat at the birthday table. Mrs. Eva Carey, whose birthday was Thurs•*"" -—- saluted with Happy The program following the busies s meeting was in charge of Mrs. A. Michel. Mrs. H. M. Olson and Mrs. Michel sang a duet. Mrs. Walter E. Roberts played a clarinet solo, accompanied by Mrs. W. H. Walker. Virginia Schneff gave a review of books for church people to read. Eight ministers here for a district meeting were guests of the Aid. day, was Birthday. Farm Girl Bride Sunday- Virginia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Schoby, and Kermit, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Thoreson, Ellsworth, were married in a single-ring ceremony Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the bride's home, with Dr. P. Earl Burgess officiating. Attending the bride was f-ieona Huffman, Des Moines, and eration chairman; Amen, Mason City, The bride wore a navy blue dress with corsage of gardenias, and her attendant wore navy blue with sweetheart roses. The bride was graduated from the local high school in 1934, then attended Iowa State college, Ames two years. She was affiliated there with the Omega Sigma business sorority. Later she was employed at the Grace Ransom Tearoom, es Moines. The groom was graduated from County Federation Today— The county federation of Woman's clubs meets today (Tuesday) at the Methodist church, Titonka. Sessions begin at 11 a. m., with Mrs. H. E. Woodward, Whittemore county chairman, presiding. Speakers will include Mrs. A. D. Wiese Manning, eighth district state fed- Mrs. Curtis , who will describe travels in Yucatan; and Paula Robinson, of the state child welfare service, Des Moines. Hostess clubs are Burt and Doan worn- man's clubs, the Portland Progressive club and the Titonka Woman's olub. Mrs. Paul Kriethe, Burt, played a piano solo; Patricia Ball Titonka, a flute solo. Luncheon was served by the Woman's Home Missionary society. Quilting Itee Honors Guest- Airs. Burdette T. Agard entertained at a quilting bee yesterday . _.. —«^ w j.* tiiioicr \Jo., Des i Moines, employ. A wedding dinner was served at Uio bride's home, with 30 guests. The bride's parents entertained at a reception Sunday evening, with ^"t^O Present. The bridegroom's *t another re- Monday evening. Out-of-town guesta at the wedding wore Mr. and Mrs. C. K. her mother, Mrs. P. J. Davis, who is visiting here from Minneapolis. Twelve women were in attendance Mrs. Davis came Wednesday and will be here till Friday or " Marjorie and Dorothy Davis. Marjorie is employed in the catalog department of the Library of Congress, and Dorothy is secretary to Senator Herring. local territory: " —-the Party Honors a Birthday— Marita Bestenlehner entertained at a birthday party last week Monday evening honoring her sister Ruth. Chinker-Chek was played and refreshments were served' Guests were Wilma Kapp, Gert- ^r Baylor - Carmel Blbert, Ann McNeil, Lillian Higley, and EMsha Schllutenhoffer. Bel Canto Meets Wednesday— The Bel Canto club will meet at Mrs. R. P. Norton's Wednesday at 2, o clock. Mrs. Norton has charge of the concerto chapter from the study book of the year, Prom Song to Symphony, by Daniel Gregory Mason. Mrs. C. H. Cretzmeyer will illustrate by playing a piano concerto. Pastor Speakg on Lent— The Congregational Woman's association met Thursday at the church for one o'clock luncheon. H. 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