The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 18, 1934 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 18, 1934
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The Algeria Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Jan. 18,1934 Marion McMahon Weds— Marlon McMahon, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 8. E. McMahon and Richard Schmltz of Storm Lake were married Monday morning at ten o'clock at St. Cecelia's church, with Father T. J. Davern officiating, assisted by Father Joe Fltzpatrlck of Sanborn. The bride wore a dress of capuclne uncut velvet with hat to match, and carried a bouquet of Bailsman roses. Her bridesmaid was her sister, Ruth, who wore a dress of eold color with brown accessories and carried pink and bronze snapdragons. John Stoddard of Des Moines served as best man. Miss Julia McEnroe played the Lohengrin Wedding March as the bridal couple proceeded toward the altar. During the ceremony Mrs. E. C. McMahon sang "All For You." "Ave Maria," and "O, Lord, I Am Not Worthy." Following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served to fifty guests at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Schmitz left during the afternoon for a wedding trip to Chicago, after which they will be at home in Storm Lake. Marlon was graduated from Iowa State College last June, completing her work In home econmics and journalism. While there she became a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. Mr. Schmitz is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ami! Schmita of Storm Lake. He attended military school in Virginia and also the University of Illinois at Urban a and was graduated last June from the architectural department of Iowa State College. He is established in the contracting and lumber business In Storm Lake with W. F. Parks. , Out of town guests who attended the wedding were the groom's parents. Mr and Mrs. Henry Schmltz, Mr. and Mrs W. F. Parks, Mr. and Mrs. Deters and Miss Pauline Whitney of Storm Lake Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schmitz of For Dodge, and John Stoddard of Des Moines. Honor St. Joe Couple— A farewell party was given in honor ol Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kramer and family on Wednesday evening. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Bormann, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Reding, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Tlillges and family, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Reding and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Will Reding end family, Mr. and Mrs. John Reding and family, Laura and Raymond. The evening was spent In playing cards, after which a delicious lunch was served. A farewell gift was given to Mr. and Mrs. Kramer by those present. Sunday Ere Dinner Party- Mr, and Mrs. Fred Kent and Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Miller entertained twenty guests at a 6:30 dinner party Sunday evening at the Kent home. Bridge was played during the evening and Mr. and Mrs Walter Lorenz received first prize and Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Smith, low prize. Presbyterian Men's Club— Mrs. L. E. Fairbanks and Mrs. G. D. Shumway were hostesses at the Fairbanks home, Tuesday evening, to members and guests of the Presbyterian Men's Club. Following a dinner, the club heard a brief talk by Rev. Carl- 5on. recitation of a memorized passage from the Bible by Lester Willson, and a talk on radio control of the United States as compared with that of Great Britain by John Christensen. high school debater. The subject is one which the high school debate trams have been studying, and the talk resulted in an Informal discussion on the subject among the members. Rejn'ar P. T. A. Meet Monday— The attendance at the regular P. T. A. meeting Monday evening was very good. Music was furnished by the Fatht>A's orohestrtK the high .'cJicol boys' glee club and two solos were sung by Donald Hutchins. Rev. Hueser then showed slides which Illustrated the right and wrong ways of meeting various situations in children's live*. A paper on Adult Education was given by Rev. Hueser. The program was then followed by a social hour. This proved to be an interesting meeting and the members of the P. T. A. welcome the public to all the meetings to follow. Dance CInb Committee Meet— A committee meeting for the Youn v Married Folks Dance club was held a the home of Mr. and MJS. Alvln L Weber of near Irvington, Wednesda evening, January 10. The committee consists of Mr. and Mrs. Alvln Web er, chairmen, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jo hannsen. Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Kuhn and Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Bjus trom. The group enjoyed an oyster stew at 6:30 and planning of the dance followed. Plum Creek S. and L. CInb— The Plum Creek Social and Literary club met at the Cliff Hoover home last Wednesday, Regina Baas and Ethel Johnson, hostesses. Alice Johnson and Vera Johnson played a piano duet and the Rev. Fremont Paul of Titonka gnve a chalk talk. His subject was "Boys and Girls." The club will hold its annual banquet at the Legion hal! on Wednesday, January 24, and an interesting program Is being planned. Death Claims Aged Resident of Kossuth ..... „.... ... „„„„. „ „., , Death came to Mrs. Gottlieb Stftitw- I newlyweds. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bell, ' ka ' fesiaent of Kossuth county for ai- Entertatn Last Sunday «t one o'clock Mrs. W. J Bell, Mrs. .V. E. BJelland and Mrs. Clayton Sill gave a wedding dinner at .the former's home In honor of the Honors Mrs. Mads Christiansen— Mrs. Sam Medin entertained at three :ables of bridge Friday afternoon In lonor of Mrs. Mads Christiansen, the occasion being her birthday. Mrs. Margaret Brayton received first prize and Mrs. Jim Moore, the second. Entertain Group of Friends— Mrs. Maurice McMahon and Frances Quinn entertained a group of friends Thursday evening at four tables of ridge. First prize was awarded to Marion McMahon, second prize to Madonna Quinn and travel prize went to Katherine Misbach. who were married New Year's day. Mrs. Bell is the former Mary Blnha of Belle Plalne, Minnesota. Only close relatives were present. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Kenney of Mason City. The only table decoration was a large wedding cake made by Mrs. George Wesley. Cub Partly at Hotel— A group of married couples who have formed a club were entertained at a dinner party at the Algona Hotel Tuesday evening. The committee in charge was Mr. and Mrs. W. G. McCuliough. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Morrison, Dr. and Mrs. L. G. Baker, and Mr. and Mrs. Chef. Williams. Following a 7 o'clock dinner bridge was played with Mr. and Mrs. Hnrry Hull receiving high scor^ family prizo and Dr. and Mrs. H. E. Woodward receiving the second family prize. Guests then enjoyed dancing. Mrs. Geo. Free Honored— Members of the Idle Hour club of which Mrs. Geo. Free is a member, honored her last Wednesday evening on her birthday at a surprise party given by Mrs. A. H. Stock and Mrs. G. D. Stokes at the Stock home. Mrs. Geo. Free received flrst prize and Mrs. F. A. Corey received travel prize. A gift was presented to Mrs. Free by the club. Mrs. Hal Cowan and Mrs. Abner Long were guests of the club. most forty years, Wednesday morning, January 10. after an illness since the previous Sunday. At the time of her death, which was caused by old age, Grandma Staroska was at trie hortce of her granddaughter, Mrs. Tom Oodden near Burt, where she recently went for a visit. Mrs. Pauline Staroska was born Jan. 1, 1848, in Schwet* county. West Prussia, Germany, as the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johann Nitz. Some time later she was married to Johann Rosenthal of West Prussia and this union was blessed with eight children of which four boys and one daughter preceded their mother In death. In 1880. her husband passed away in Germany. About 40 years ago the deceased with two of her children, emigrated to this country and resided at first at Coal Valley. Illinois. A year later she moved with her family to Kossuth county, Iowa, and has since lived in this vicinity. Thirty-flve years ago she was united in marriage to Gottlieb Staroska of Whittemore. who died 20 years ago. For the last 15 years she made her home with her daughter. Mrs. August Bellinger of Algona. Grandma, as she was called, reached the age of 86 years and 9 days. She [eaves to mourn her departure three daughters. Mrs. Marie Dacken of DCS Moines. Mrs. Hulda Schmidt of Algona IRVINGTON WAS' ONCE HOME OF PLOWFACTORY Many Acres of Virgin Kos suth Soil Turned With These Contrivances Irvington: It Is not generally known that Irvington at one time boasted of a manufacturing establishment making breaking plows. John M. Plnkerton, of Algona made the beams and handles and A. M. Johnson in his blacksmith shop on his farm south of Irvington attached the moldboards and lay. The moldboard was made of rods and they were known as the rod breaking plow. Many hundreds of acres of the virgin l were turned over in Kossuth county by these plows. ill and g ertha BoUlnKer of Twenty-one grandchildren, thirty-one great grandchildren, also one brother- in-law, Fred Lavrenz of Algona, besides many other relatives and friends also Ladies Bible Class— Thirty-seven members of the Ladies Bible class met with Mrs. Andrew Pet- survive, erson last Wednesday afternoon. Assist- I Funeral services were conducted in ing hostesses were Mrs. M. J. Young, t-'ie Trinity Lutheran church at Algona Mrs. Flora Gabriel, and Mrs. Nannie Setchell. After the business meeting a program was presented in which Call Theatre, Algona Wed., Thurs., Friday, Jan. 17-18-19 Thursday Matinee 2:30. DOLORES OE I RIO Saurday, Jan. 20 Double Feature Katharine Hepburn Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. "MORNING GLORY" and Chas. Farrell Bette Davis "THE BIG SHAKE DOWN" Tarzan Serial Sun., Mon., Jan. 21-22 Ethel Waters in "BUBBLING OVER" Musical Charlie Chase in Comedy 'SHERMAN SAID IT' New News. A Broadway Stagre Success A romance of two kinds of women—remember "Design for Living 1 nnd plan tor "All of Me." Tues.-Wed., Jan. 23-2-1 Otto Kruger Una Merkel Ben Lyon in Ely Culbertson Bridge "SOCIETY CHEATERS" and MUoital Act "Harmonica Rascals" Thurs.-Fri., Jan. 25-26 Thursday matinee 2:30 Franchot Tone Fred Astaire a talk on the World's Fair was given by Miss Ella Thompson. A 5 o'clock dinner was served following that. S. S. Class Party— The Sunday School class of the Methodist church, taught by Mrs. A. A. Bishop, enjoyed a party Friday night. Over 45 were present. This >arty was in charge of the following committee: chairman. Miss Floy Horn, Ruth Roland and Paul Black. Various rames were played during the evening, lefreshments were served at the close of the evening. lostesscs to Bridge Club— Christine and Carrie Wcrnert were iostesses to their bridge club Thursay evening. Bridge was played dur- ng the evening with Mrs. E. J. Mc- :voy winning high score prize for he ladies and C. L. Bliley winning high rize for the men. Travel prize was warded to W. A. Barry. Employees Entertain Wives— The Mid-Continent Petroleum Corn- any employees In this territory en- er'ained their wives at a party at the :. O. O. F. hall Monday evening. Fol- owing a program those present en- oytd dancing and at midnight sandwiches, cake and coffee were served. Joint Meeting at Burt— The American Legion and the Auxiliary -will rioW a Joint meeting nt Burt Wednesday, January 24th, beginning at 8 o'clock in the evening. A program will be followed by a luncheon which will be served by the Auxiliary. Dancing will be i njoyed later. Candlelight Club- Mrs. E. J. Murtagh entertained her Candlelight club Thursday evening at a 6:30 dinner. Table decorations were carried out in the red and white color schemes. Bridge was played in the evening with high score prize going to Mrs. T. C. Sherman. Benefit R. N. Party- Mrs. Sam Smith entertained at a Royal Neighbor benefit bridge party on Tuesday. First prize was awarded to Mrs. Ed Sheehan, low prize to Mrs. Sadie Stewart and travel prize went ( .o Mrs. R. W. Roeder. Idle Hour Club— The Idle Hour club met with Mrs. M. J. McCall Friday afternoon. Travel prizes were awarded to Mrs. F. A. Corey and Mrs. Ed Hough. Guests of the club were Mrs. Abner Long and Mrs. D. D. Monlux. Club Meets at Foster Home— Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Faster entertained their bridge club at a 6:30 dinner Monday evening. Bridge was play- od at three tables in the evening and .'cores were kept which will be settled later in the season. with Rev. P. J. Braner officiating. Interment was made in the family lot of the Burt cemetery. Pall bearers were Louis Hintz, August Huenhold. Henry Wegener, Ernst Thlel, Gottlieb Oron- bach and Robert Liesener. IN GLORIOUS REUNION/ CRAWFORD i 1 A ii,u.-jic.»l beautifully built- -,vi. mounu-d. A treat. Short iii.d also liftty Hoop'* Big Saturday, Jan. 27 Mary Pickford Leslie Howard SECRETS Our Comedy Sun. Mon., Jan. 28-29 HARDING CLIVEBRQOK Listed as on •iest hits with two stars. of the big- in months, ever popular Mrs. Erickson Hostess— Mrs. O. W- Erick.son entertained her bridge club Tuesday evening. Mrs. C. A. Joynt received first prize. Mrs. W. P. Howie, .second, and Mrs. Joe Kelly reciivtd low score prize. Haptist Missionary Circle— The members of the Baptist M:.-;- .'-ionary- Circle will laeet Thursday afternoon at 2:30 with Mrs. Loren -iiii. Mrs. John Urch will be the le.s- '(,11 leader. Oyster Supper 1'nda.y— Tneie v. ill be an oy.-,ter .supper giv-n by the nun nl the Doan church en Frid.iv <•-. eiiuii,', January 1!) Co.'fi, ai.d t\i,u Jiiiut.-, \v;!l al. o be .'-••rve,!. The nm.iii. i ; welcome. Baptists Reserve Date— Tile H.intUts will have a .supper at [hi? church on February 3rd and wish to re.-ervt that date. Academy Party Success— The flrst of a series of four parties was held Monday evening at the academy and cards were played the first part of the evening at fifty tables. At bridge, Miss Mary C. Kaln received first prize and Prank Mathes, flrst prize lor the ladies and men respectively. Mrs. John Erpelding and Joe Elbert, Jr.. received first prizes for ladies and men in five hundred. Luncheon wns then served, followed by dancing. A large crowd was in attendance at the dance. Next Monday, n second party will be given headed by the followirp committee, chairmen. Mr. and Mrs. Malt Streit. Dr. and Mrs. John Kenr- flck. Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Kohlhaas. Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hansen. Mr. and Mr Wm. Barry, Mr. and Mrs Maurice Duffy and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dole. Founder's Day Program— Member of the P. E. O. held their regular meeting with Mrs. C. H. Cetz- meyer Tuesday afternoon. A Founder's Day program was given in honor of the sixty-first anniversary of the P. E. O. chapter which was celebrated that day. A buffet supper was served later. Mrs. II. A. Harsreaves Entertains— Mrs. H. A. Hargreaves was hostess to two tables ot bridge Wednesday evep- ing and prizes were won by the following, Ralph Elbert, first prize lor men and Lloyd Muckey, low prize for men. Mrs. Claude Smith, first prize for ladies, and Mrs. Lloyd Muckey, low prize for ladies. Six Tables Entertained— Mrs. Bob Larson entertained 24 friends at a bridge party Wednesday evening. First prize was awarded to Mrs. Paul Trauger and second prize to Mrs. Harold Miller. High table prizes were also given at each table. Joint Hostessi Mrs. Russell Weaver and Mrs. H. L. Hoenk entertained at three tables of bridge Thursday afternoon. First nnd second prizes were won by Mrs. Emmet Jackman and Mrs. Albert Grnn- zow, respectively. Bridge CXub Entertained— Mrs. Eugene Sehemel entertained her bridge club last Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Ralph Miller receiving flrst prize. Mrs. Laura Palmer was a guest of the club. Fust Matrons at Temple— Members of the Past Matrons spent the day, Tuesday, at the Masonic Temple where they worked on quilts. A luncheon was served at noon. Delphians met at the home of Mrs. C. H. Cretzmeyer last Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. L. G. Baker was in charge of the lesson. Mrs. George Hackman has been he past week with intestinal flu. Mads Christiansen of Algona was In Irvington Monday collecting farm burr can dues'for 1934. Mr. Weiler of Traer came Tuesday : oi a visit with his daughter, Mrs. Clarence Mawdsley. Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Harr and family were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sim Leigh. John Mclhattin of Lanark, 111., arrived Tuesday for an extended visit at the home of his sister. Mrs. Sam Reaper. Wendell Jergensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Jergensen of Rodman visited this week with his friend, Arthur Maasdam. So far as known no new cases of the chicken pox have developed and a more regular attendance is anticipated at the various rural schools. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Parsons and family of Burt were visitors at the Maurice Parsons home Sunday. Ralph is the Parsons' older son. Mr. and Mrs. George Ditsworth of Bancroft and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Reaper and daughter, Bernice were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Sam Reaper. The Friendly Hour club of Rlverdale township will be entertained Thursday at the home of Mrs. Peter Thilges. Quilting will provide entertainment for the day. The Woman's Farm Bureau of Cresco township will meet Thursday with Mrs. Walter Barr. Lesson two will be presented by the H. D. A. All Interested ladles are cordially invited. Miss Mabel Smalley, housekeeper for the Jake Maasdams has returned to her home in Algona, and Mrs. Allen Burbank and daughter, Edna Belle are staying there for the present. Ruby Kocpke, Donald Robison, How- r.rd and Beuna Raney attended a party given by Bill Gross and Howard Engstrom at the Gross home in Union township last Friday evening. Herbert Johnson, hired man for the O. L. Millers, has been critically 111 with a severe cold and confined to his bed. Herbert picked corn for O. L. this fall and then returned to his home !n Missouri, but finding no employment there returned to this community. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Gross of Lone Rock are the parents of twin boys, born Sunday. Mrs. Gross was the former Hilda Leason and Is an aunt of Dorothy Mawdsley. The Grosses have tftree other children. Marvin, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Leigh, was critically »' this week with a severe cold. It was feared at first that pneumonia had developed but later results proved to be a slight lung infection. Mr. and Mrs. Forbes Stilts and baby were visitors Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fitch. Howard Clarke, brother of Mrs. Fitch, who has been employed at the Dg? White farm until recently returned to his home at Brltt. A large crowd enjoyed a house dance Friday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Loss. The Loss orchestra provided the music for dancing. Later provided the music for dancing. Later In the evening lunch was served. A pleasant evening was enjoyed recently when friends and neighbors called last Sunday evening on Mrs. Robert Casey of Riverdale township and helped her celebrate her birthday. The Caseys live on the old Ned Dodge farm ••outhwest of Irvington. Edward Mawdsley purchased the Brunson farm at sheriff's sale last Sat- irtiay. This place has ben tenanted for many years by the C. J. Sills and consists of 239 acres with about sixty acres of timber. The original farm was 340 acres but many years ago one acre was deducted for school grounds. Mr. and Mr». Joe Kramer southwest of Irvington are moving onto the Stewart farm this week. It ha* recently been reported that Barney Caster hM rented the farm where tt»e Albert But- terflelds now reside, for his sonata-law, a Mr. Black and family who will move on March 1, the Butterfields moving north. Mrs. C. E. Dayton, mother of Mrs. Harry Seeley, is slowly recuperating from ft serious accident she sustained when she fell recently on an Icy Mde- walk and was seriously Injured. At first it was feared some bones were broken, but upon examination It was discovered her hip was dislocated which has proved to be very painful. Mrs. Dayton's son, Kenneth and wife of Waterloo are with her for the time being. Mrs. Dayton la known to her many friends here by her former name of Mrs. Frank Cairy. She now resides at Brighton, Iowa. Bead the D. D. M.-R. Want Ada, RED ROSE COFFEE Better than most higher priced Coffee. LONG'S FOOD SHOP Fine Watches The repairing and cleaning of such, is a branch of our business to which we always pay the most careful attention. 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