Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 30, 1939 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 30, 1939
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'PAGE TWO ROSSUTH COUNTY AnVANflB. ALQONA. IOWA Walther League Founding Observed at Fenton OPTOMETRIST VALUE OF VISION! It can't be estimated. Know the condition of your eyes. Have them examined. A. If. AMUNSON Optometrist Above Borchard Drug Store GREASE FOR COOL neat*- er—It should b« light, yet witli body to lubricate when warm spell comes along. We have special trradc. —Give BS a call! Johnson's D-X SERVICE to- YOU'LL LIKE OUR SERVICE BIG CAKE FOR THE ANNIVERSARY Fenton, May 29 League met last — The Walther week Tuesday night at the church in commemoration of the 46th anniversary of the founding of the society. The meeting opened with an annual candle-lighting ceremony and a sketch on the history of the league presented by Ruth Dreyer, reader, assisted by Richard, Robert, and Ruth Kabelitz, Harold and Edna Eimers, Ervin Borchardt, and Vernon Ohm. Lorena Dreyer had charge of the rest of the evening's entertainment. A huge birthday cake with 46-candles was lighted. Serving lunch were Louise Dreyer, Harold, Edna, : and Evelyn Eimers. t- League guests were the 15 members of a new confirmation class, also Mrs. Glendora. Shrum, of Advance, Mo., and Alice Dreyer, Fort Dodge, both former members of the local league. Fnlnllle Entertains Em'burgers— The Fairyille Walther League entertained the Emmetsburg league last week Tuesday night at the Fairville church, and the entertainment consisted of a debate, Edw. Rehder and Sidonia Bierstedt for the Fairville society. Other entertainment was dart ball, the Fairville girls winning, the boys losing to Emmetsburg. Fifteen from. Emmetsburg attended. Party Honors Missouri Guest— Mrs. A. R. Willrett entertained in honor of Mrs. Glendon Shrum, Advance, Mo., and Alice Dreyer, Fort Dodge, last Aveek Tuesday. Other guests were Mrs. W. E. Laage. Mrs. Lewis Price, her son, Mrs. Elsie Dreyer, daughters Lorena and Dorothy, Mrs. Herman Dreyer, daughters Alvina and Ruth, Mrs. Herman Gade, and the latter's son Larry. Greenhouse Plants ore Sold— The Forward L .4 r H club sponsored a plant sale in the new Widdel garage building last 'weekr the plants being furnished'by'the W. J. Tims greenhouse at Estherville, and nearly $85 worth were sold. Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod, leader, assisted by Lorena Dreyer, assistant leader, Irene Krau&e, and Ruth Dreyer had charge. Girl to Enter I). M. School Mr. and Mrs. Herman Luedtke, with the daughter Esther, drove to Des Moines Wednesday to make arrangements for Esther to enter the A. I. B. college early in June. CLASS NIGHT PROGRAM Gl^EN B* ARM$TMtiH.S:SENltiKS 'Armstrong, May 29 — The annual senior class ngiht program was given last week Tuesday evening: 'Class history, read by John Thomgen, written by Joyce Hansen, Donna Miller, Marie Irmlter, John Thomsen; music by orchestra, Joyce Hansen, Berniece Braland, Donna Miller, titan Troestler, John Thomsen, Marjorle Benton; vocal solo, Sterling Ray; musical reading, Arden Jongberg, Shirley Peterson, read by Rose Ellen Whitlow. Vocal solo, Marie Irmiter, obligate, by Ilah Troestler; clarinet trio, Marjorie Benton, Bernice Braland, Donna Miller; mixed vocal group, Marie Irmiter, Rose Ellen Whitlow, Rdbert Lux, John Thomsen, Sterling Ray, Joyce SWEA CITYANS ARE OBSERVING MEMORIAL DAY Swea City May 29 — Memorial day exercises will be held at the Reynolds park under auspices of Fisher Post of the Legion, and the Auxiliary. The Auxiliary meets this week Monday for pot luck lunch and to make wreaths for the Memorial day services. The graves of veterans at three cemeteries will be decorated. Ten veterans of the Civil, Spanish-American, and World wars are buried in Harrison township cemetery, and there is one World war grave in eaca of the two Swea township cemeteries. The graves of former Auxiliary members will also be decorated. The Memorial day services will begin with a parade of ex-service men and Auxiliary members . at 9:30 a. m., and the exercises at the park will begin at 10:15. The Rev. R. P. Bronleewe, local pastor, will be speaker. Bible Schools in Session- Daily Vacation Bible schools in three Swea City churches got off to a good start this week Monday morning. Some 200 children are annually enrolled in the Methodist, Baptist, and Swedish Lutheran schools. Manv of the children Hansen, Ilah Troestler. Dutch specialty, Lois Baird, Mavis Strong, Gladys Gilbaugh, Elaine Wegner, Ardeth Gilbaugh, Nellie Offenstein, Velma. Anderson; clarinet and cornet duet, Joyce Hansen, Donna Miller. Double vocal duet, Joyce Hansen, Ilah Troestler, Rose Ellen Whitlow, Marie Irmiter; class prophecy, read by Shirley Peterson, written by Lois Baird, Elaine Wegner, Gladys Gilbaugh, Robert Lux, Shirley Peterson; class will, read by Mavis Strong, written by Arden Jongberg, Ardeth Gilbaugh, Velma Anderson, .Mavis Strong; class song, written by Marjorie Benton, Marie Irmiter, Barbara Smith, Ilah Troestler, Nellie Offenstein. Dows, entertained James " Dycus, Hammondi Ind., here last weekend, and the couple drove to Cedar Falls Sunday for commencement activities in which Mr. Dycus will receive a bachelor's degree in music from the I. S. T. C. Mrs. Edw. Jensen has been as- isting at Hansen's store 'while her aughter Doris took a vacation. )oris and her uncle's family, the tto R. Jensen's, Lone Rock, are ishing at Deer River, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Aldrich, of )es Moihes, were here .from last •eek Tuesday till Thursday visit- ng at the parental P. J. Helmke's. Ir. Aldrich is in the employ of a Des Moines dairy company. The Rev. and Mrs. R. P. Bron- eewe got home Friday from Chiago, where they attended a mid•est pastors' evangelistic confer- nce of the Northern Baptist con- ention. Members of the local O. E. S. re invited to attend , a fifth dis- •ict group meeting at Manly this veek Friday. Mrs. Laura Lenz, istructor, will be in charge. Twenty Boys, Girls Graduated at Burl Burt, May 29— A class of 20 was raduated - from • the . 'high ; school Thursday ' evening. The program ncluded: processional; invocation, he Rev. Thoburn Speicher; introduction of Dorothy McDonald, valedictorian, and La Vonne Ringsdorf, salutatorian, by Supt. Bowie; clarinet solo, Russell Patter- MABEL WESLEY, TO BE A JUNE BRIDE Wesley, May 29 — Leona and Francis Seiuier and Helen Kent were hostesses at a linen shower given at the Selmer home Thursday afternoon honoring Mabel Kent, who Avill be married June 5 to Mike Fox, of Dwight, 111. There were 20 present, and each wrote a recipe and advice to the bride-to- be, which she read. She then received a bunch of balloons, inside of Avhich she found verses directing her to hidden gifts.' Mabel Kent then read a letter, "Husband's Conserve." A delicious lunch was served by the hostesses. A shower for Miss Kent was heJd Monday at her home, given by relatives' ; Mi's. Clarence Ward will also" hold -a 'shOAVer at' her home Thursday. live ten or 12 miles from town, but they are present every day. The schools will continue two weeks, and they generally close with an exhibit and program. The DBINK-A-BITE-TO-EAT Heed too*? Let us tell you about the Mtna. Life Insurance Company's new Farm Loan Plan. Low rates, a 26 year repayment plan, a Reserve Fund Safety feature, a liberal pre-payment privilege, no commission, appraisal, or title examination costs to the borrower. It's worth investigating. « Authorized Representativt in this .territory HUTCHISON & HOUGH Land, Loans, and Insurance Security State Bank Bldg. Algona, Iowa She won a typing award on the teac hers are local persons undei Direction of the pastors, the Revs Don Weisbrod Luedtkes. accompanied the Watson Herrald, R. P. Broneewe and R. C. Swanson. Mrs. Bleckwenn to Rochester— Albert Blecltweun and Mrs. Sophia Bleckwenn returned last Wednesday from Rochester, where they had taken Mrs. Albert Bleckwenn, who entered a Mayo hospital and remained for observation. Three to Outlook Convention— 'Mesdames J. G. Waterman, J. A. G. Smith, and Shelby Weisbrod returned Thursday 'from iSioux City, where they attended a convention on The 1 New Outlook for Women two days; , Two to Firemen's School— Lester Weisbrod and Ervin ENGRAVED AND PRINTED WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENTS Make your selection from our ap p r o v e d styles. A variety of correct papers and type designs at moderate prices. Krause attended a state firemen's school at Ames last week Tuesday. Other Fenton News. The Sew-and-So club met last week Tuesday with Mrs. s A. J. Krause for bridge at three tables, Mrs. Alvin Zumach winning high, and Mrs. Wilfrde Stoeber being low. Club guests were Mesdames P. C. Goetsch,, Shelby Weisbrod, Paul Eigler, Everett Dreyer, and Fred WoJters. 'Mrs. Morton Nernes, of Slater, and her daughter Elnora, came last week Tuesday for a visit at Harlan Gaard's. Alice Dreyer, R. N., Fort Dodge, returned to the Lutheran hospital there Wednesday evening. Billy Stoeber went to Armstrong last week Monday to visit at Jos. Laffey's till Thursday* *— Swea City Youth to Wed at Sioux Falls Swea City, May 29—Walter Adams, son of Mrs. L. O. McNeil, is soon to bring a bride to Swea City, according to word received here. Mrs. Charles Conway, Sioux Falls, gave a dinner a week ago Saturday, in the Shriver-Johnson Blue Room, Sioux Falls, at which approaching marriage of the her daughter, Dakota Hegglund, to Mr. Adams was announced. Decorations were in yellow, and tiny May- baskets held scrolls bearing the wedding date, which will be June 17. Mr. Adams is associated with his step-father in the feed-grinding business here. More Cases of Smallpox. Swea Ciyt, May 29—The Herman and Curtis Klugers are reported to have members sick with smallpox but the cases are said to be light SENECA The Helpful Thursday club met at Mrs. Virgil Moore's Thursday Mrs. Nick Doocy assisting. 'Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Vanderburg.* Armstrong, spent last week Tuesday evening at Harley Hoeck's. The Henry Lanipes, Bancroft, were at Nick Doocy's. The Vern Hawbakers. Dickens, spent Thursday evening at Hoeck's. Mrs. SheJdon Merrill, Mrs. Cecil Bailey, and Ruth Rracht were at Clear Lake Wednesday. Sheldon Merrill and Cecil Bailey left Friday tor Raymond, Minn., for .a week/end SEtehing anil visiting SderriJ) relatives. Attendants at Dye Funeral- Relatives and friends from away ivho attended the Mrs. J. M. Dye 'uneral were her sisters, Mrs. Minnie Dutcher, Viola, and Mrs. Lucinda Rieger, Lisbon; the latter's daughter, Mrs. Sara Eilers; Mrs Dye's son Daniel and his family Clear Lake; the R. J. Latsons, o Graettinger; Mr. and Mrs. Car Tegtmeyer, Clear Lake; 'arid ; W. L Dye, Elmer Dye, Anna, Marie, and Kenneth Dye, and Leroy Bhebel all of Marion. Swea Cityuns at Both Fairs— Swea City has already been rep resented at both world's fairs. The four boys, Bobby Haglund, Richard Leland, Wayne Griffith, and Floy Zufall, who left April 14 on tw motorcycles for a tour of the west got home one day last week, ful of enthusiasm about their trip. An ita Haafke, teacher of social sci ence in the high school, left las week for the New York fair, with a party of friends from Bronson, Two to Summer School— McCrary, who has beei commercial subjects in Walter teaching the Buffalo Center high schoo leaves sometime this week fo Iowa City to attend the univers iyt's summer session. His wife an' baby Margaret will accompan him. His cousin, Jerald Imbody former Swea City boy who is higl school principal at -Monmouth, 111 will also attend the "U" summe school. Graduates Plan for College— Some graduates in this year high school senior class have an nounced plans. Waldorf colleg will claim six girls: Arlene Ry stad, Ardyce Dahl, Mavis Swan son, Grace Roba, Ruth Andersoi Beryl Hyler, Lucille Leland, an Marjorie Hillsten will attend th State Teachers college, and Bett Anderson tentatively plans to ei: roll at the University of Dubuqui Wyoming: Guests Stop Here— Mrs. John Gille's had a week-en visit from western relatives: h« aunt, Mrs. A. Crone, Wolcot Wyo., and the latter's son Cloyd Mr. Crone is a construction eng neer, and he also owns and opei ates a large cattle ranch at Wo cott. The Gilles family and th guests spent Sunday at R. A. Dav idson's, Algona. Guild Begins Another Year The Baptist Guild met Friday Mesdames Selmer Uhr and A. McAninch, also Bernice Vaughn hostesses. The meeting was th first for the new fiscal year. Mr Walter J. Smith introduced th work of the new year, and Mr Jennie McCrary presented th year's objectives. Marjorie Hil sten furnished music. Change at Gas Station— Another Swea City gas static has changed bands, Clayton Got dard, Laurens, having purchase the Standard station Hewitt, who has plans. not from Ir announce Evangelistic Meetings Held— The Rev. O. A. Swanson, Minne a polls began a w.eeVs evangelisti services at the Full Gospel Sunday. Mr. Swanson Is a forme Swea City .boy. Pastors Hold Meeting— The Rev. and Mrs. Arthur Bottom were hosts to the sub-district meeting of ministers and their wives at the Methodist church and parsonage last week Monday, with nine ministers and seven wives present. Present were the Mac- Mullins, of Britt; Nelsons, of I.u- Verne; Burgesses, Algona; Woods, Good Hope; Pattersons, Titouka; Buthmans, Algona; tlw Rev. Mr. nger of the Farmers Co-operative 6U Mr''and M& H. J.'Braley spent last week-end at Omaha visiting their daughter and her husband, Mr and Mrs. (Ethel) Stanley Smith. Robert Welter managed the Braley drug store during their ab- scncc Mrs Bldon. Ravlln took her three year old daughter Ilene to Rochester, Minn., Thursday to consult doctors concerning Ilene's eyes. She was accompanied by Mrs. Wayne Ravlin, Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Fisher and two children, of Neola, went home Wednesday night, after visiting since Sunday with Mrs. Fisher's sister, Mrs. Eldon Ravlin. ' Harry Mathas, Vincent Daughan, and L. L. Lease, local firemen, at-f tended a fireman's meeting and short course at Ames last Tues- dflY ' ' Mr. and Mrs. Tom McMahon and daughter Patricia, and the Lecna and Francis Se'rner were guests at L. H. Kent's a Aveek ago Sun" dfly« Mr. and Mrs. Alf Studer and •Mrs. Agatha Haverly. drove .to Oelf weln Friday morning to visit the Pete Haverlys over the week-end Mrs. Dorothy Bender vlsltec friends and relatives in Mason City several days last week before going to her home in Hancock. . Agnes Boyer left Wednesday for her home at Mt. Vernon. She has been rehired to teach the. 1st 2nd, and 3rd grades. . Mrs. Jule Kunz entertained a group of friends night in honor -of Britt starting Mo*<fo? Imogen* Neufoth, ' Daughter . of Mr. and Mrs. *Albfert ^NeUroth, is mployed nt Jack-Omnt'g lit Bi;Ut. Fred Bufrcll is daughter Mrs. A M. Lease's. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Koppen nd Lucille and B«tty drove to Ftake Friday on business. Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Hlldman vls- ted at Henry JSischeld's at Algona ast week Sunday night, Installation ot newly elected' of- Icers will. take place at the next meeting June 14. Mr. and Mrs. Art Clnk are par- nts of a girl born at the Kossuth lospltal May 13. last Tuesday Mrs. Bertha .ouuiiuaus, .fiisuua, LII-J .in=v. i«*«. T ... T. •****„„« Spiker, Burt, and the Rev. Mr. Looft, Des^Mo.nes. McDowell, West Bend. Mr. Buth- wan is the district superintendent. •\ program was held and a business meeting, a.ii at noon the Willing Workers 1 Circle of the Methodist Aid • served dinner. To Knter Teachers College- John Bottom returned home Wednesday from Cedar Falls, where he had spent several days visiting and getting acquainted, as he expects .to enter school there next fall. He went down May 21 with Bernard Erdman, student Avho dha spent the Aveek-end here Avith his \parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erdman. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Lyons am two children, of Algona, Avere Wednesday evening callers at Edw Hildman's. Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Lease and son Burrell and Fred Burrell vis ited at Rudd, and Austin, Minn. Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Lael Root attendee a hardAvare dealers' convention a Emmetsburg last Aveek Monday evening. Mrs. Rose Lloyd has accepte' ion; address, L. J. Dickinson. Song, mixed octette; presenta- ,ion . penmanship aAvards, Mrs. Henry Smith, president of Legion Auxiliary, to Harold Long and Lois Lavrenz; presentation of $5 English award, Mrs. €>.• H. Graham, president of the Woman's club, to Dorothy McDonald; presentation of diplomas, E. R. Woltz, president of the board; benediction, Mr. Ooms. The boys and girls graduated were Arnold Andreason, Phyllis Brooke, Mary Beth Coffin, Rodney and Gordon Giddings, Maxine Graham, Albert Haase, Harold Long, Lois Lavrenz, Mabeline Miller. Dorothy McDonald, Evelyn McChane, Zelpha Pratt, Harold Presthus, Virginia Trenary, Naomi Van Steenberg, La Vonne Ringsdorf, Norma Scott, Kirby Smith, George Volentinc. Bridge Club in Session— 'Mrs, : Lou Goetz entertained her bridge club at her* country home northeast of town Thursday afternoon. Guests Avere 1 Mrs. Leonard Arndorfer, Mrs. Herman Bode, Mrs. John Smith, Mrs. Leo Wald- sohmidt and Mrs. Victor Loebig. Mrs. Arndorfer and Mrs. R. C. Bauer Avon first and second prizes. C. I). A, Holds Election— The C. D. A. held a regular meeting in the lodge hall Wednesday night. Helen Kent was elected monitor to replace Edna Mae Waldschmidt,. Avho resigned; Leona Seirner was elected treasurer to replace Clara Erdman; and Helen Kleinpeter was elected lecturer to replace Mabel Kent. Study Club Has Picnic— The Study club and member's children, 24 in all, enjoyed a picnic at the Call park at Algona last Aveek Tuesday. Mrs. Al Wagner is a new member of the club. Plans for next year's program were made, followed by a picnic lunch. Four Confirmed in Lakota Ceremonies Lakota, May 29 — Confirmation services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran church last Aveek Sunday, and a class of four Avas confirmed: Raymond Potthoff, Dale Patterson, Kathryn Bauman, Margaret Boese, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Heldt, Albert Lea, Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Bell, Minneapolis,, and William Boese and John Kossman, of HoUoAvay, Minn., Avere here for the services. Mrs. Heldt and Mrs. Bell are sisters of the Rev. Mr. Boese, pastor, and William Boese is his brother, Mr. Kossman a cousin. The two men last named accompanied the Rev. Mr. Boese and Lou Nitz to Eldorado the following Tuesday to attend a synod- Ical convention of the Minnesota district. They returned. Friday. Burt Firemen Put Out Larson Blaze Burt, May 29—The Burt firemen were called out at 5 o'clock Friday morning to put out a blaze at Geo. Larson's, east of town. Fire had started from some unknoAvn cause betAveen ceiling and the upstairs floor, Mr. Larson thought he had it out once, but it crept up inside the wall to the attic, Avhere considerable damage Avas done before the firemen arrived. Stanley Simpsons Have Hoy— A nine pound baby boy Avas born to Mr,, and.Mrs. Stanley Simpson at the Kossuth hospital in Algona Friday morning, May 26. This is their first child. Mrs. Simpson is the former Grace Johnson, daughter of the Frank Johnsons. Bridge Club Concludes— Airs. George Vitzfchum entertained her bridge club Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Ed Hildman Avon high score prize and Mrs. Alf Studer received travel prize. This will conclude the parties till fall Auxiliary to Elect— The Legion Auxiliary will hold i. regular meeting next Aveek Monday evening, at Avhich time there wil be election of officers. Mrs. J. L Studer Avill- be hostess. Other Wesley News. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kleinpeter and IAVO children, David and Diana, re turned home Tuesday night froim Fort Dodge. Roy Avas a delegate to the Knights of Columbus com vention and Mrs. Kleinpeter and ohildren visited at Dr. Dean Smith's. Mrs. R. K. Richardson left b bus Friday morning to spend th week-end Avith her parents Mi and Mrs. William Carroll, a Blooming Prairie, Minn. Her moth er, Avho suffered a stroke severa weeks ago, is somewhat improvec Alfred Erdman and Edw. Hild mail were in Des Moines last wee. Tuesday and Wednesday on bus: ness. Erdman manages the Farm ers elevator and Hildman is mam I PLUMBING B ! INSTALL NEW Plumbing — old fixtures replaced wit'h modern. Your complete system inspected and overhauled- LAING & MUGKEY Phone 464 Algona, Iowa mploytnent in th« 6. and d, 6af« OR, C, C, Si Corns,. Callou 8eSi > H| Toes, etc., are oi symptoms of more trouble. Avoid mo .trouble by p rom p t boh't neelop.t *«„. neglect you r Hutchison Phone 250.1f t 1 WE CAN HELP YOU WIN! 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