The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 18, 1934 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 18, 1934
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The Algeria Upper Des Koines, Algona, Iowa, Jan. 18,1934 aVIN CARPENTER HE AD OF LED YARD COMMERCIAL CLUB Tlans Discussed for Creamery Dinner to be Held in Near Future Ledyard: On last Monday evening 18 members of the Commercial club met, in the Methodist basement for a dinner and business meeting. The dinner was served by the Ladies' Aid. The newly elected officers are: president, ElYin Carpenter; secretary, Wm. Flynn- treasurer, Wm. Welmer, presided over the business meeting. Plans were discussed for a creamery dinner which may be given in the near future. James Mayne, ST., has been ill with the flu this past week. Boy Link was in Charles City last Wednesday on business. An inspector was here Thursday to iwpect the CWA projects. R-ank Wiemer of Arnolds Park was here several days this past week on business. UMe Jack Mousel of Elmore has been visiting this past week at the Wm. •Garry home. Mrs. M. fioddaken of Port Dodge caine Thursday to visit at the Charles Baahara home. Lars Scare drove to the Twin Cities Thursday with a truck load of sheep tor J. j. Rink. R. K. Canary drove to Fairmont on Sunday to see his mother who Is In the hospital there. Winifred Friday of Algona came on Saturday to visit at the home of her -sister. Mrs. A. E. Laurttzen. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Blome. Mrs. Ella Qelhaus, smd Luetta and Anita were Esthervllle shoppers Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Zlelske and •slaughter, moved Into rooms in the Charles Hllferty home last Thursday. Helen Jensen and Rev. August Winkleman of Buffalo Center visited at the Glenn Yahnke home Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Poppe and their children were Sunday guests at ths Fred Logeman, Jr., home near Blue Earth. Harold Oranner refereed at Whittemore Friday night. Several of the girls' t«im accompanied him to see the Whlt- temore girls play. Mrs. Alfred Miller and Mrsi. Gus Anderson were In Lakota last Thursday where Mrs. Anderson was having dental work done. A card party was held at, the Sacred Heart church las); Monday evening. A good crowd attendad and a floe time was enjoyed. Art ScMssel won high score at bridge and Jerry Sullivan won the door prize. The alumni association met recently and elected officers for the coming year aa follows: president, Mary Jane Lewis; vice president, Frank Moulton; secretary and treasurer, Thelma Priest, asistant secretary and treasurer, Ervln Klinksiek and reporter, Marvin Junke- nveir. The Women's Foreign Missionary society met Saturday afternoon at the home of Mrs. D. B. Mayer with the King's Herald society as guests. Mrs. Link led the devotions, and Mrs. Yahnke had charge of the lesson. Miniature biographies were given by the girls and a poem was read by Alvlra Halverson. The Ivan Long family who have lived in this vicinity for many years, moved Thursday t.o a farm near Burt. The seven children, Dorothy in the second grade, Marilyn in the fourth, Edward in fifth, Harold in seventh, Howard In eighth, Violet a sophomore and Cecil a junior will be greatly missed by their many classmates. The senior high declamatory contest is well on Its way under the direction of Miss Stranahan. Eleven contestants have entered as follows: oratorical- Kenneth Thompson and Glenn Reece; dramatic—Lois Wilson, Evelyn Mayne, Cleo Gable, Lyla Hamm, Marjorle Matzener; humorous— Edith Logan, Lillian Sanders, Freda Schadendorf and James Logan. A group of music students under the direction of Prof. V. A. Barrett are working on a three act farce to be presented January 25th. Those taking part In the play are: Jamrs Logan, Kenneth Thompson, Tilmer Hal- vereon, Alice Hagge, Esther Junkemel- er, Lillian Sanders, Ella and Albert Gbetz, Howard Dyer, Marjorle Matzener, Roland Smith, Arvid Brand and Alvin Depplng. Mr. and Mrs. Qua Anderson received word this week that their daughter's home had been completely demolished by fire. Mr. and Mrs. George Jacobson, who live at Matawan, Minn., were awakened last Sunday night by smoke and gax and were just able to escape from the burning house. They were unable to save any furniture or clothing but felt lucky to have escaped alive. Nothing is known of the origin of the fire. The basketball teams played several games this week. On Tuesday night our girls played Elmore on the local floor. Our girls were in the lead until the last quarter, when Elmore got the lead and defeated them 24 to 22. The boys were defeated the same night by Swea City. On Friday night our boys' teams played three games at Bancroft. The junior high team defeated Bancroft Junior high 27 to .. The high school team defeated Bancroft high 27 to 14 but were defeated by St. John's high In a close game 24 to 21. ADRIAMCGU1REIS BANCROFT BRIDE Richard Menke is Groom; Couple Leave for Illinois on Wedding Trip Bancroft: On Tuesday morning, a wedding of unusual interest occurred at St. John's church when Miss Adria McGuire became the bride of Richard Menke, Rev. Father Scholtes officiating.. Many friends and relatives of the contracting parties were there to witness the beautiful ceremony. The bride was attended by her sister. Miss Phillippa McOuire and the grooms' brother. Alfred Menke was the other attendant. The bride was gowned in white moire and lace veil, her bouquet being roses. Her maid's gown was blue flat crepe with accessories to match. After the wedding ceremony the bridal party autoed to the home of the bride's parents where a wedding dinner was served to the bridal party and near relatives. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank McGuire, and is one of our finest young ladies. She is a graduate of the public school and later attended college in Cedar Falls. During the last years she has been keep- Ing house for her brothers on a farm northwest of Bancroft. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Menke, prominent farmers. He is a well-liked and pleasant young man. After a two weeks' visit touring Che state of Illinois they will be at home to their many friends, after March 1 on their farm northwest of Bancroft. Lakota Building Being Repaired Lakota: The Wm. Schroeder. Sr., building on main street is being repaired, and after it is completed we understand that Kilmer Harden will move his garage and repair shop into it. Since coming to Lakota several years ago Mr. Hansen has been In the shop joining the Underdahl blacksmith on the east. This will give Mr. Hansen a good location and more room. Old Age Pension Petition Signed by All A petition asking TOT the support of Senator Patterson and Representative Bonnstetter of the bill before the legislature providing old age pensions of $40 per month for all persons over 65 years of age was circulated by Fred Corey the first of the week. Mr. Corey states that there was not a single person in Algona who refused to sign the petition, which was a remarkable showing. There seems to be a general demand for old age pensions at this time. Twenty-six states now have an old age pension and in time all of the states will doubtless have a pension for the aged. However, $40 per month might bankrupt the state. Trinity Lutheran Church P. J. Braner, pastor Sunday School and Bible class at 10 a. m. English services at 10:30 a. m. Confirmation instructions Saturday at 10 a. m. George Dunn 'has bwn ill the past week with the flu. Miss Emma Gutknecht was a visitor at Algona last Wednesday. Mrs. I. E. Wortman was on the ?lck list several days last week. E. R. Worley was a business visitor at Algona one day last week. The Walter Meyer family visited last Friday evening at the C. O. Peterson home. Mrs. Wm. Turley will entertain the Acorn club at her home this week on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Koppen and two daughters spent Sunday afternoon at the Wade Ball home. Mrs. F. G. Nitz north of town was on the sick list last week suffering from an abcess In her ear. Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Powers and Mrs. Wade Ball were business visitors at Algona last week Tuesday. Rev. Harold Fletcher who lives In the Cottage Hotel building, preached at the Presbyterian church Sunday evening. Mrs. John Dettman of Burt came last Thursday for a visit at the J. A. Meyer, Peter Bruer and F. G. Nltz homes. Ferd Koppen returned home Saturday from several days' visit at the home of his niece, Mrs. Wm. Evans near Elmore. Mr. and Mrs. 8. P. Powers and Mr. and Mrs. Wade Ball were entertained last Wednesday evening at the C. O. Peterson home. Mrs. Harry Mussman entertained 16 ladles Saturday afternoon In honor of Mrs. H. D. Mussman, Sr., who celebrated her 74th birthday. Mrs. Junior Otis and little daughter of Forest City spent several days here last week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Trump. Mrs. Lou Hubbard, living west of town on the former Arthur Hastings farm, was in the Buffalo Center hospital several days last week for treatment. One of the Ed Recce children from north of town was quite ill for several days last week and under a doctor's care. Later reports are that he has pneumonia. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Peterson attended Installation of officers of the Eastern Star at Swca City last week Tuesday evening. Mrs. Peterson was installed as worthy matron. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bruer accompanied by their daughter, Mrs. Wm. Ricklefs and family of Titonka were dinner guests Sunday at the Harold Madstke home near Elmorc. Mrs. Edward Dontj<> who has not been in the best of health for some time, returned last wrrk from Towa City where she spent several days at th University hospital. Elliott. KulntKipr. who was employed in the Citizen's Savings Bank here for feme time has secured a position in the county treasurer's office at Algonn. Sines leaving here the Kulanders have been living at Swea City. The George Wetgand family of Ti- tonkn were hero Sunday visiting at the home of Mrs. Weigand's parents. Mr. find Mrs. J. H. Meyer. Sr. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Meyrr of this plnco also spent the afkrnoon there. The Fir yd Koepkp family spent Sunday with Mrs. Korpke's parents at Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Nisson of Jn- liet. 111., sp?nt several days here the past week with Mrs. Nissen's mother. Mrs. Ida Ukena and other relatives. Guy Peterson who llvod with his parents southwest of town on the farm now occupied by the Hugo St^nsel family, was in town a short time Saturday calling on old friends. He was on his way from Newton. Iowa, to Minneapolis with n load of Maytag washers. A business meeting of the Lakota Shipping Association was held Friday at the Woodman Hall. Edward Wirt- Jes was elected to fill the place of A. E. Anderson, who will move to Swea City March I. J. R. Heetland was reelected as secretary. Other officers are George Winter, J. E. Tedcamp and C. K. Rippentrop. ___«..__ The Mesdames L. A. Nltz, Max Nitz, Peter Bruer and Robert Weiler were hostesses at a miscellaneous shower last week Tuesday evening nl honor of Mrs. Ralph Clark, at her home. Mrs. Olark before her recent marriage was Miss Louise Nltz. About 50 guests were present and Mrs. Clark received many useful and beautiful gift*. For the past year or more the Presbyterian choir members have enjoyed a birthday party whenever one of the members had a birthday, but as the choir has grown so large they decided to have one big party for the remaining members and this was held last Thursday evening at. the church basement. A very enjoyable time was reported by all. In the last issue of the Algona Upper DCS Moines, in the Who's Who and What They Do column, we find the photo of one of our prominent farm women, namely Mrs. J. H. Warburton. For some time this paper has been running this column but this is the first, time we have noticed that a woman's photo has appeared. Mrs. Warburton takes a large part in the work of the M. E. church and Is very pro- irlent In farm bureau and club work. LONE ROCK NEWS A community day sale will bo held in Lone Rock some time in February. Christian Endevor will meet at the Victor Rogers hom(- next Sunday n-cr. .PR. Ray Bierstcdt moved his family into the rooms over the pool hall last. Tups- day. .Mr. and Mrs. Mark Simmon.', of Fairmont visited at the A. H. Hnnna hone Sunday. Last week closed the flrst semester and tests were given Thursday and Friday. Ollie Tyler and Russell Sharp of Hector. Minn., arrived in Lono Rock Saturday. John Spra.nk Visited at tho Win. Goche home near Bancroft, a few days last week. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Kraft visited aft the ReinhoM Lftflbs honw near Peri- ton Sunday. The; weekly Bible study was held at the P. M. Chrlstenson home Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Fredrick Scfhultz visited at the Charles Schulto home near El more Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lockwood ami children of Burt visited at the Otto Sanders home Sunday. About thirty young people attende* the house danw at tho Ed Bierstedt home Saturday evening. Supt. and Mrs. L. E. Godfrey attended a school masters' meeting at Algona last Monday evening. William Krause visited at the horn* of his daughter. Mrs. Clifford Meyer and family at Corwlth Sunday. 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