The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 8, 1934 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 8, 1934
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The Algona Upper Peg Moines, Algona, Io*a» Feb. 8,1934 lA*t Prt-ltmten P«rty Monday— Vine last ot R series of four pre-Len ten parties '*** held at the academy laat Monday^ evening and proved also to be one .of the largest card *r.d dancing parties ever to be held there Those present played cards at fifty-four tables and In five hundred, prizes were Awarded to Minnie Schick and Tom Kam. Mi*. O. A. Joyrit and Wlllftrd Ringgenberg received 'prizes In bridge A lunch was served after which dane- wg WM enjoyed by an exceedingly large Birthday CXnb Boners Member- Mrs. D. p. smith entertained her Birthday dub last Saturday »t a one o'clock luncheon in honor of the birthday anniversary of one of the members, Mrs. Roy Keen. Contract bridge wat played 'during: the afternoon and scores were kept to be settled later. A gift was given to Mrs. Keen. Mrs. Warren Laird was a guest of the club. A birthday cake which was decorated with red hearts and carried out the Valentine scheme was a feature of the luncheon. D. A. R. Meeting— The Algona chapter of D. A. R. mepts Tuesday. February mh, at the home of Mrs. Helen Paxsbn tor a one o'clock luncheon. Assisting hostesses are Mrs. Lucille Smith and Mrs. Lulu May Raney. Roll cdll will be answered with current events and a sketch on Colo- rial Homes; Mill ;be given by MIR. Claire Anderson. . Entertained' Last Wednesday- Mrs. Clltf Aalfs aititf : Mf«.; ite Keneflci were Joint hosi Wednesday Evening to a group of their friends. Bridge was " evening and hi to Mrs. «. B. Bnrnetta Bonngtettcr Weds— Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bonnstettei announce the marriage of their daughter, Burnetts, and Harold R. Browne of Des Moines. The ceremony was performed January 30 at Omaha. Both are attending Drake University, where they will continue their work. , The new Mrs. Browne was graduated from the Algona high school in 1931 and spent the following year at Omaha, where she took nurses' training at St. Mary's hospital. The next year she remained at home and assisted her sister. Antoinette, with social work. Last fall she enrolled,at brake unfve'r- slty where she is affiliated wffch the Phi Mu Oamma sorority. Mr. Browne is affiliated with Alpha Theta Zeta fraternity and Is a student in the Bible college and pastor at the Christian church at Woodward. Women's Club to Have Guest— The Woman's club will meet at the Library Friday afternoon at three o'clock wth Mrs. L. W. Keith and Mrs. liettle Mawdsley as hostesses. The cen- ral idea of the program Is Industrial 'owa. Roll call will be answered by naming Iowa Products and the Iowa Corn Song Is to be sung. Mrs. A. A. Jlshop will dUctiss Iowa Industries. Mrs. J. H. Warburton of Lakota, chairman of the county federation of Women's club is to be present as a guest if the local organization. RECENT ALGONA BRIDES Miss Anna L. Steussy, daughter of Mrs. Henry Steussy. became the bride of Ernest Schuenke on December 26. The couple is at home in Storm Lake, where Mr. Schuenke is a deputy state game warden. low score prite. On* O'clock W. C. T. V. The regular monthly meeting of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union ' &* held Tuesday, February 13th 2 p. m. with Mrs. Jane Clark at home ot her dau 8 hter - Mra - H Mor <f» n ; on S^ 01 *<"***• **«**• very Interesting program is planned. Mrs ' Nea1 ^ 8mlth ^ te «* le » der - "" women who are- interested In the tem- I*"""* cause, for which the W. C. T. jrf iut u M<lg ?i£g* *"* nC ocMck: luncheon nom ««>fMrs.W.O.Mc- bridge and tra- H. D. Hutchins'was'a guest. Celebrates 87th Birthday— *.\ ta !SS y O^nw-wa*.-given by Mrs. r. t. TTJoon at her home Thursday """" '- honor of her father, F. A , who celebrated his 87th blrth: day. Klght guests were pre- to Mr. PvSf lday **" ""* PrMent< * Meet at Gelgel Home— The teachers and officers of the Presbyterian Sunday School met at the chuM| Aff(Ur Thc Centenary and Homebuilders classes of the M.E. church are planning, a chvrch ****** to «* ?»* onto the Sunday School room on February 91. A committee of the two classes, Mr. Bnd **«• *• A - Blsho P- "*• » nd ««• Henry Douglas, Mr. and Mrs Art Hei- |M9 »- **"•• Md **"• Burtette Ag«rd and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Maxwell met at the Ed Oenrich home last week to formulate plans. —Photo by Peterson Studio Marion McMahon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. McMahon, became the bride of Richard Schmitz. Storm Lake contractor and lumberman, Monday morn- Ing, January 15. They will be at home in Storm Lake. Birthdays Together— Dlane PaJkenhainer and Virginia Lou Scanlon were hostesses to ten of their friends Wednesday afternoon, the occasion being the fourth birthday an- nlversary of each. After the guests had played games, delicious refreshments were served. Mrs. Bruce Eckhart is the former Marcella Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Nelson of Sexton. The Eckharts were married December 30. They are now at home in Algona where Mr. Eckhart is employed'' in the Creamery. Miss Lucille Malueg, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Malueg, was married December 26, to the Rev. Olin E. Parrett. The couple is at nome in Hartsville, Indiana. To Observe World's Day of . . . . J * meri «»n Legion »»d The American Legion and Auxiliary held a Joint meeting Friday night With over eighty present. Musical numbers were given by the Legion string trio and orchestra and the Auxiliary double trio. SUpt. Lalng gave a very interesting talk and Alice Rlst gave a hum. a 6:30 dinner, a bi meeting we" 1 ** "^ tOT 3 o'clok to ^^ r Call Theatre Algona, Iowa Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Feb. 7-8-9 Matinee Thursday at 2:30. Marie Dressier. John Barrymore, Lee Tracy, Jean Harlow and Lionel Barrymore in , . "DINNER AT EIGHT" Saturday Special, February 10 Kossuth County Dog Parade at 11 o'clock $30.00 in prizes . : 1. Best all' purpose dog. 2. Dog- looking nearest like Rtn Tin Tin, Jr. 3. Smartest Dog. 4. Largest Dog. 6. Smallest dog. 6. Longest dog. 7. Shortest Dog., 8. Dog registered from longest distance. 9. Best dog from Wesley, Woden, Titonka, Ledyatd, Lakota, Hutchins, Swea City, Fenton, Burt, Lone Rock, Bancroft, St. Benedict, Corwlth, Hardy. Lu- Verne, Bode. Ottosen, Livermore, Whittemore, Cylinder, Fenton. RIN-TIN-TIN John Wayne in "THE MAN FROM MONTEREY" Also Big 8 Unit Program 1. As A DOR Thinks 2. Mickey McOiiirc Comedy. :>. Minute Mystery 4. Medbm-y Travel Talk F>. Mickey Mouse. 7. Fine Fcailiers (Birds from all over the world) H. .March of Years. More for Your Money Here—Saturday. % The WOLF DOG" FRAHKIEDARftO Sunday and Monday, February 11-12 Showing in Iowa Throw U|, Your Hats! and grab off a big Comedy. Burns and Gracie Allen, Charles Ruggles, Mary Boland, W, C. Fields, Allison Skipworth, (j of the world's greatest conudians, in "SIX OP A KIND" Buggies and Boland decide on a second honeymon after 20 years. They advertise for a couple to help pay expenses by auto to California. Burns and Allen aniwer. Then! Roamin' Through the Rows — Musical. News — Mickey Mouse— Luncheon at Twelve, Charlie Cliase. It's a Show! Tues. Wed., Feb. 13-14 Edmund Luve, Aim Southern and Comedy Gobs of Pun and Vita- Gregory Ratoff in phone Musical. "Preierred List" with Dorothy Lee. Thurs.-Fri.. Feb. 15-16 WHEELER WOOLSEY Captains of tShuulustry in a story of big" business (Jay nines and Beauties. winning prizes. A dance followed with music furnished by the | Legion orchestra. Fami'y Dinner Sunday— A family covered dish dinner was enjoyed Sunday at the John Wermer- sen home by him and his children and families. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven and family of Sexton, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Wermer- sen and family of LuVerne, Mr. and Mrs. John Wermersen, Jr., and family of Hutchins, Mr. and Mrs. George Wetland of Woden and Mr. and Mrs. L. S Muckey and family of Algona. Theatre GuCd Meeting— The Theatre Guild of the Congregational church, recently organized by the young people, met Thursday night at the church. A report on the book, "How to See a Play," by Richard Burton was given by Dmsiiia Coughlin and Ella Lewis reported on the book "Rip Van Winkle Goes to Bee a Play." Refreshments were served by Loretta Howie and Jean coon. Honor* Newcomer- Mrs. D. A. Barnard entertained Friday afternoon- in honor of Mrs. Holm&n Anderson who recently moved here with her husband,-from Ernmetsburg. Guests spent the afternoon playing bridge with Mrs. W. P; HetnrihlU reviving the first prize. Mrs. Anderson received the low prize and was also presented with a guest prize. To Sponsor Concert— The Woman's Home Missionary society of the Methodist church will sponsor a band concert and home talent production some time in March Music will be furnished by the Algona Military Band. The affair will be held In the Methodist church. Fitzgerald* Entertain— Mr. and Mrs. William Fitzgerald en- tained a group of their friends on Friday evening, February 2. Five hundred was played at five tables. High score prizes were won by Mrs. Clinton Sampson and Ben Knox. Travel prize was won by Mr. Sampson. Young Married Folks llancei.— The Young Married Folks club enjoyed a dance last Thursday at the I O. O. p. iiaii with Mxty-six couples present. Tuesday night Ihev al.-o enjoyed a dance with a large crowd present. Lunch was served each night by the Rc-bekahs. Dinner IMrty al Dailey Home- Mr, and Mrs. Tom Dailey entertained at a dinner party last Wednesday evening. Following the dinner at 7 o'clock guests played bridge. L. 8. Muckey received high prize, Bert Muckey, the low prize and Mrs. L. S. Muckey. the travel prize. GuesU at 6:30 Dinner— Rev. and Mrs. J. R. Hoerner and daughter, Miriam. Rev. Raymond Kre- seiitky were guests Monday evening at a 6:30 dinner given by Mrs. John Coughlin and daughter, DrusiUa. St. Benedict r»«iy Tuesday— Th. ; lust of the at. Benedict curd parties and dances will be held on Tuesday. February 13th with Circle No. 1 in charge. Everyone is welcome. To Meet With Mr* Conkiin— The Women's Missionary Society of the Presbyterian church will with Mrs. George Conklm Thursday afternoon, February 15. Meet With Airs. Michel— JJeiphians met this Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. A. E Michel. Mrs. D- P- Smith gave a revtvw on George limes, the artist. CHAMPLJNOILCO. BUYSCORNER.-NEW OS STATION SEEN Various Other Business Transactions Reported in City A new super-service station, located opposite tne comer on which the Kent Motor Co. and the Masonic Temple are situated, loomed as a strong possibility this week, as transactions were completed which transferred the property from the Galbralth estate to the Champlin Oil Co. This was only one of a number of business changes and business house improvements noted locally here this week. The Wallburg family Is supervising .he remodeling and redecorating of the former Cook Shop, across from the tfasonlo. Temple and will open a res- taurant'lhere in the near future. Jess Dyer Has announced that he will open an^autp,sales establishment in the buildlngvwhflre Q»e Shackfeford harness shop w*Si formerly located, and will handle the* sale of Chrysler and Plymouth automobiles at that location. The Kohlhaas St Spilles hardware store Is being altered so that greater floor space will be allowed in the front part of the building. The partition is being moved further back into the building. At the Algona Hotel, three new leather lounges have been Installed and a complete new set of lobby furniture and chairs will afford greater comfort for the guests. Cliff Prane, manager, brought the new equipment from Waterloo last week. At the Neville Shoe Store, a new floor is being laid, and will present an added, attractive and comfortable appearance to the establishment . No word has been made public of the use the Champlin Co. intends to put to the new property it has purchased The 132 foot front would afford plenty of room /or any sort of service station the company might have in mind. W. H. Cummings, proprietor of the Cummlngs store, planned on leaving this week for acceptance of another business opportunity, but also planned on continuing to operate th e local tore. D. A. Barnards Attend Gamble Store Meeting Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Barnard recently returned from Omaha where they attended a meeting and banquet for Gamble store managers. Ralph Dahl of Britt and H. J. Lacy of Humboldt who own Gamble stores that are agencies of the local store, also attended B. C. Gamble, on« of the founders of the Gamble stores, spoke on the advertising to be done by the company during the coming year. P. W. Skogmo, another founder, was also present and a speaker. Mr. Barnard reriorts from the con- t't-ntion that the past year was one of he most successful years the stores lave had. The company plans to open sc-vtraj hundred agencies during the coming year and also a number of new Gamble stores The banquet was held it the FontantUe Hotel Supper Planned in March— Tr.c PresbyteriaJis will have a St. •atrick's Day supper on March 17th at ihfc Legion hall and reserve thut date. Guild— The Episcopal Guild will meet Thursday afternuou at two-thirty with Mrs Walfrtd Anderson. Mid-week services will be held at the ijit Lutheran church duriug Lent. H. N Kruse. accompanied by Jtsse )yi-c. drove to Des Moiues Friday on DOLORES THItGES GUEST OF ST. JOE LADIESAT SHOWER 200 Ladies Attend Party on Sunday, Honoring Popular Bride St. Joe: A grocery and miscellaneous shower was given Sunday afternoon at the St. Joseph's hall in honor of Doores Thilges. Around 200 ladles at- ended and the afternoon was spent playing cards. There were 21 tables of Ive hundred and Mrs. Henry Bormann won first prize. There were also 7 ables of bridge and Marie Flsch won first prize. Those not caring to play ards spent the afternoon socially. The >ride's gifts were displayed on a long able where they were inspected by the guests. Lunch was served by the host- sses, consisting of the bride's aunts, t the close of the afternoon. Thllgts-Kenne Nuptials At nine o'clock Tuesday morning. ils week, occurred the marriage of 3elores. daughter of Mrs. August Thll- >s of West Bend to Joseph of St. Joe, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kenne of Whlttemorc at St. Peters and Pauls church at West Bend. The bride wore a white satin gown and veil and other accessories to match She carried a bouquet of roses and was attended by her sister, Irene, who wort a pale green flat crepe gown, with matching accessories and carried a bou quet. The bridegroom was attended by his brother, Donald, and both wore dark blue suits. A reception was given a< the bride's parental home to the newly, weds and sixty relatives. A three-course dinner wasv prepared by Mrs. J. P. Mertz, Algona, Mrs. Roy Kenne, West Bend, and Helen Heldsr- Scheidt of St. Joe. A wedding d*nce was given by the young couple-1« their many friends Tuesday night at the) West Bend Legion hall. Both the bride and groom are well known In this and surrounding community and best wishes are extended o them. They will live on a farm east of St. Joe after March 1. Those rom out of town that cane to attend the wedding were Tony Kenne and amlly of Des Moines and Mike Held- rsheidt and family of Bancroft. Henry Zeimet, Jr., is driving a new Plymouth. Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Rolbbauer and children of Algona spent Sunday at the John Hammer home. Lent, will be given next Sunday nigh in the St. Joseph'* hall. Mrs. John Prlders' circle will have charge. Jim Reding and son, Alfred, CMpe Thilges and Fred nig drove to Currie Minn., Friday morning to spend a shor time. They returned home Saturday night. Banns of marriage were announce! Sunday for the second at the Sacra Heart church at Livermore, for Mabe Hoover, Bode, and Edward Hansen o: Livermore. Agnes Kirsch, daughter of Mr. anc Vtrs. John Kirsch, was taken to Fort Dodge last Wednesday where she had ler tonsils removed. She returned to her home Thursday. Quite a number of ladles from here attended a shower in honor of Ella Naumarm Sunday, Feb. 4 in the academy hall in Algona. Miss Naumann is soon to marry Leonard Klocke of Wes- ey. . GOOD HOPE NEWS Good Hope Ladles Aid meets this eek Thursday with Mrs. Glen Jenkln- on and Mrs. A. M. Oustafson assbtt- ng. Martha and Esther Madson, who ave been with their folks at Eagle Trove since Christmas, returned (to Good Rope community Monday morn- The Fred Plumbs are making ready i remove to their new residence at Sexton, where they have rented a farm It is with a feeling of deep regret that Good Hope folks see these fine people leave the community. Good Hope friends who made her acquaintance during her visit with her, brother. Rev. Allen Wood, three years ago, will be grieved to learn of the death of Mary D. Moore at Boulder, Colo., Friday, Jan. 26. Funeral services were held in that city the following Monday. Mrs. B. O. Shields, her daughter, of New York City, who is also known here, has been with her mother since the beginning of her last Illness In November. On Friday evening of this week a quarterly conference and community meeting will toe held at the Good Hope church beginning at 7:30. Dist. Supt. Muhleman will present one of his Illustrated travelogs which have proven so interesting to those who have been fortunate enough to attend any of them. The subject will probably be the Century of Progress, although a possible change may be made on later consideration. The general public is cordially invited to attend this affair. No admission charge win be made although a 15c lunch will be served by the Ladies Aid society in the Burned in Explosion Lone Rock: Emil Laabs received «*r-' Ire burns on his face and hands, Friday, When a light plant exploded at his farm home southeast of Lone Rock. Just what caused the explosion is no* known, but Emil's friends are glad It was no worse, although it was bad enough, and wish for his speedy recovery. Injured in Runaway Burt: R. L. Cogdlll was Injured Saturday at the George Patterson home when he was thrown from a load ot, hay when the team started to raw •way., He was badly shaken up and his head was badly injured. He will b» confined to his bed for some time. • Muriel Leaverton Resign* . Muriel Leaverton, for the past three- years home demonstration agent for £ossuth county, handed In her fesly- • nation, Monday evening 1 , to the board of directors of the Farm Bureau. Nicholas J. Becker spent last Monday afternoon visiting his brother, Matt and fanjjly near Burt. Junior, small son of Mr. and Mrs Peter Bormann, fell from a chair last week, injuring his arm. Joseph Berte returned home the first of this week and is convalescing after a recent major operation at Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Eenge and Evelyn Mae of near Bradgate were Sunday afternoon visitors at the William Hammer home; _ • A Urps number from thl« vicinity av tended the Thilges-Kenne wedding dance at the Legion hall, in West Bend Tuesday evening. Mrs. J. B. McNeill and daughter. Jean, returned recently from a week with her parent*, The J. K. Sheplers of near Huntley, Minn. Mrs. Matt Klrach returned home on JPWoar from Fort Dodge where «he underwent-an operation for ruptured ao- pePdtt several weeks ago. .W*W*rt Kellner has been critically sick the past week Trom the flu and complications but is slowly improving Another card party, the last before dining following. Notice The annual meeting of the Algona Cemetery Association will be held at the secretary's office Saturday, February 10. at 4:00 P. M. All lot holders re requested to be present. M. P. WEAVER, Secretary. 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