The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 15, 1934 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 15, 1934
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Feb. 16,1934 One o'clock A one o'clock luncheon and Valentine party was given Monday by Mrs. H. V Hull. A red and white color scheme was used with red sweet peas and hearts as the table decorations. Contract was played at two tables during the afternoon with high score going to Mrs. R It. OUmore and low score prize to Mrs W. P. French. Mrs. W. H. Cummnigs who is leaving here with her husband soon, was a guest of honor and also Deceived a prize. Teachers aC Supper— A group of the teachers were cn- talned last Saturday evening at the John McDowell home by Mrs. McDowell, Mrs. O. E. Laing, Mrs. David C. Ward and Mrs. Adrian Burmeister. Pol- lowing the 6:30 waffle supper, the ladies enjoyed themselves at anagrams and cards. Ruth Messenger received the first prize in anagrams and travel prize at bridge was given to Uora Carson. Shower tw Bride-to-be— A miscellaneous shower was given Thursday evening by Mrs. C. L. Ingersoll for Wllma Pate, who will be married here soon to Lawrence Brown of near Des Moines. Thirty-five guests were present and the bride-to-be received numerous lovely gifts. A mock wedding .furnished entertainment the first part of the evening and the remainder was spent in visiting. Refreshments were then served. Benefit Party Last Friday— A party for the benefit of the Home MissMfaary society Of (the H'jethodist churoh was given last Friday at the home of Mrs. Frank Thorpe who was assisted by Mesdames L. J. Malueg Henrjf Douglas, Tom Halpin and Frank Oreeft. Following the 1:15 luncheon a whlcft 1 forty were present, the guests enjoyed the afternoon by' playing gamds. This is the first of a series o benefit parties to be given. Royal Neighbor Party— A Royal Neighbor card party wai, given at the Legion Hall last Thursday evening and was sponsored by a chosen committee. In bridge, fltfet prize, went to Mrs. Ralph Valentine and low to Mrs. H. A. Van Alstyne Mrs. E. A. Ouderian and Mrs. Mary Laing received the high and low prizes Algonlans at Celebration- Mr, and Mrs. Charles Ditsworth of Swea City were happily surprised on Friday, Feb. 9th by their relatives. The occasion was their thirtieth wedding anniversary. A covered dish luncheon was served at one o'clock to the following guests: Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ditsworth. and Mr. and Mrs. Archie Ditsworth al Swea City; Mr. and Mrs. George Ditsworth, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ditsworth and children, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Dltsworth of Bancroft; Mr .and Mrs. Edward Ditsworth of Burt; Mr. and Mrs. John Ditsworth, M. E. Worster, Mrs. Cora Virgin, Harry Ditsworth, and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Reaper of Algona; Mrs. Lucy Reaper and Mrs. Frank Ditsworth of Irvington. in five hundred was served. A delightful luncheon Entertain at Eljht Tables- Mrs. O. D. Brundagre, Mrs. D. C. Mahan and Mrs. John Dutton were hostesses at eight tables of bridge on Thursday evening at the Brundage- home. High score prize WRS received by Mrs. Lloyd Wellchdorf who also received the travel prize Mrs. H. D. Clapsaddle was awarded the second prize and third prize went to Mrs. D. D. Monlux. A two-course luncheon was served. Joint Hostesses Thursday— Mrs. F. C. Scanlan, Mrs. Melzar Fal- kenhainer and Mrs. W. D. Andrews were Joint hostesses Thursday at a one o'clock luncheon at the Scanlan home. The ladies spent the afternoon In play- Ing bridge at six tables. First prize, second prize and consolation prizes went to Mrs. D. D. Paxson, Mrs. Matt Strelt and Mrs. Ben Sorensen respect- Past Matrons- Party Friday— The Past Matrons' club of the East- era Star are giving a party at the Temple Friday, February 23rd. Card playing will start promptly at 8 o'clock and dancing at 9. Drawing for the quilt now exhibited in the window of Chrla- tensen Bros, dry goods store, will take place after refreshments have been served. Everybody Is welcome. S. S. Members at Party— The six members of her Sunday -School class and their teacher. Mrs. Lee Reed, were entertained at a Valentine P»rty by Eleanor La Barre Tuesday afternoon after school. A Valentine box was opened and various games were played, after which refreshments were served. The celebration was planned by their son. Harold and wife and daughter, Vernette. A huge wedding cake adorned the center of the table. Dinner Party- Ella Lewis entertained at a 6:30 dinner party Thursday evening and valentine ideas and dcflor echfeme was used. Following the three course dinner, the guests played bridge with Meredith Lathrop receiving the high score prize. Low prize went to Ruth Poland and Alice Behlmer received the Tavel prize. Valentine Party— Harry Hull, Jr, was host to twelve [Iris and boys Saturday evening at a /alentine party. Guests spent the firs' part of the evening at bridge and flrs >rlzes were awarded to Irma Deal ar.< liissell Plckett. Dancing was enjoyec followed by the serving of dainty refreshments. Guests at 6:30 Dinner- Eight guests were entertained at a 6:30 dinner Friday evening by Mrs Melzar Falkenhalner and Mrs. F. C Scanlan at the former's home. Bridge was played later and Mrs. J. L.. Bonsr and Walter Lorenz received the table prizes. Bridge Club Entertained— Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Barry entertained their bridge club Sunday evening. Ladles' first prize went to Carrie Wernert, men's high prize to Joe Holtzbauer and C. A. Joynt received the travel Over 1,000 View Comic Opera; All Praise Production More than 1.000 persons viewed the comic opera, "The Fortune Teller," presented by an all home talent cast, Monday and Tuesday of this week, in the high school auditorium. There were 964 tickets sold, a report made yesterday showed. Unanimous praise was heard for all participants In the opera, by those who attended. Many commented that It was the best thing of Its kind they had ever viewed, while one woman visitor declared she was certain that professional singers nnd actors had been hired. Not only the cast on the stage, but prize. J .* U Party Friday Night— A group of friends were entertained at a bridge party Friday night at the Wm. Dau home. Mrs. Wm. Becker received first prize for ladles and L. J. Mnlueg received the men's high prize. M-Lo Bridge The Hi-Lo bridge club was enter- alned Wednesday evening by Mrs. W. '. Hempbill. Mrs. M. A. Bartholomew eceived the high prize and Mrs. W. D. Howie rcclcvcd the low score prize. nlcrtalns Group of Girls— Sixteen girl friends were entertain- d by Ruth Payne last Wednesday ev- ning nt her home. The evening was pent in playing games after which delicious refreshments were served. Dance for Young People— The Eastern Stars are giving a dancing party tor the young people Thursday evening at the Temple. Dancing will begin at 8 o'clock. All the young people are Invited. Three Table Entertained— Lydla Meyers was hostess to three tables of bridge Wednesday evening at the Wm. Dau home. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Stephenson were awarded first prizes. New Deal Bridge Club— Stella Ward received the high score prize Sunday afternoon when Uve New Deal bridge club met with Ida Halpin. Dinner Guest*— Mr. and Mrs. David C. Ward were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. T Ovennyer, Sunday. ^ the orchestra, leaders, and men and women who worked behind the scenes arc deserving of praise for their efforts. , «l It Is believed that about $100 will be cleared toward the high school piano fund, while about $75 worth of coS- ttimea will be donated to the high school. The only costumes rented were those of the Hussars. Mnny people from towns and cities 50 and 75.miles away were here for the opera, which wns presented In about three hours. Intermissions were jrief and filled with musical specialties. Mrs. Harriet Rice and Sylvia Gunn played a special piano duet, on Tuesday evening, as one of the highlights on the musical program. Ministerial Triad on Rotary Program A ministerial triad, consisting of Rev C. Paul Carlson of the Presbyterian church. Rev. M. A. Sjostrand of the First Lutheran church, and Rev. J Robert Hoerner of the Congregational church, were "on the spot" at the Rotary luncheon. Monday noon, at the Algona hotel. As guests of the. club, they were requested to give a summary of their life history, up until their arrival in Algona. The assignment did not seem to trouble any of the new clergymen, however, and an interesting program resulted. All three men have had a number of interesting experiences, and worked In other positions before entering the mlnlstery. Algona is very fortunate to have secured three such men for its local churches, and the club enjoyed the story of each. 300HELPLUVERNE COUPLE DATE Mr. and Mrs. George Stod dard Celebrated Event Last Sunday LuVerne: The golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. George Stoddard was celebrated in the Masonic Temple Sunday, Feb. llth. They were married at Humboldt by the Rev. 8. H. Taft, the founder of the city of Humboldt. Their children are Mrs. C. C. Bunch and Philip T. Stoddard of St. Louis, Mo., Mrs. Wm. Biglngs of LuVernc and George A. Stoddard, Jr., of Rock Island. 111. There are three grandchildren, Miss Vera Blgings, Bob and Mary Alice Blgings. Those relatives and friends from Lu- Verne who attended were: Mrs. Wm. Blgings, Vera, Mary Alice and Bog Bigings, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Gdofrey, Ruby and Florence, Mrs. Dean Castlsman, Mr. and Mrs. John Brink, and Richard. Mrs. Josephine Brink, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Brink, Mrs. Flora Raney, Arthur and Forest, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Stoddard, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Heftl, Charles Llchty and daughter, Grace, Mr. and Mrs. P. O. Lichty and family, Declant Contest Reid The annual home declamatory contest was held in the gymnasium here Thursday evening before a large crowd. There were fifteen contestants. The following were declared winners: in the orattaical class. {Richard Nlver, first, Edward Llndebak, second; dramatic, Vernon Lang, first, Armlntba Johnson, second; humorous, Evan Lichty, first, and Maxine Sidney, second. Other features of the program were two selections by the girls' glee club under the direction of Mrs. Opal Morrison. Critic Judge was Mrs. Walter Middleton of Emtnetsburg. These winners Will compete with Algona, Wesley and Whittemore, Feb. 21 in the county and state preliminary at Algona. Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Llchty are at tending a hardware convention !n De Moines this week. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hof and Har old Hof drove to Cedar Falls Sunds for a visit with Mrs. George Hof. Andy Nelson has returned home from Iowa City after spending three aw a half months in the hospital there. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wegner ar he parents of a new baby girl born on Thursday. A baby girj was born Sun Our 1934 Line of CLOBE RANGES just arrived and are now on display More hcaiiJinl and with many added fcalures—now colors—larger cooking tops—convenient lift top—hot blast lire box—lift out reservoir—braced oven door—removable one piece sure baking Come in and look them over, and let us show you the many advantages of a Ulohe Kange. We also have a 1934 stove catalogue with descriptions and prices of our entire line that we will be glad to give you. NELSON Hardware Srhoorunakfr-Ostrum Marriage— The marriage of Lucille Schoonmak- r and Edward Ostrum which took >lace at Fairmont, Minnesota, on Octo- >er 2, 1933, was recently revealed. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. K^ neth Samp. Rev. Miller officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. nnd Mr! and Mrs. Harry Llchty, Mr. and | day to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Pergande. Mrs. F. I. Chapman, Mrs. Kate Huff, Jesse and Nellie Huff, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Legler, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Legler and sons. A fine program was enjoyed In the afternoon by the guests as follows: a talk by Rev. Cook and a reading by a granddaughter, Vera Biglngs. The hall was very prettily decorated by yellow jonquils and candles and fernery. Mr. and Mrs. Stoddard were presented with very lovely and useful gifts by friends, and relatives and by the school board of which Mr. Stoddard has been secretary the past 125 years. There were about 300 guests present and they were served cake and ice cream. Misses Feme Barton left on Sunday for Sioux City where she entered the Methodist hospital to take up nurses training. Her parents, Mr. ar.d Mrs Mert Barton took her to Sioux City. The progressive club met Friday afternoon *!th Mrs. Ray Stone. There were thirteen ladies present. "My Favorite Play" was given in answer to the loll call by the members A pacer on "lowans In Drama," was read by Mrs S^aura Zwi»fel and one on "Why Club buould Have a Play" by M-s Wllma Mosbei. A one act play wa.< given bv M.-s. P. C. Llchty and Mr*. Harold Phillip*. Refreshnvn s were served b> the hostess. Miss Vera Kouba employed with the Home Loan Corporation at Fort Dodge, spent Sunday here with home folks. A dozen lady friends of Mrs. Hat- iie Price pleasantly surprised her last One of the biggest crowds t>f th season attended the C. D.' of Ai card and dance party held at their lodge hall Thursday night. About thirty tables of bridge and five hundred were in progress and high prizes went to H. J. Braley and Will Ward. Mr. and Mrs. George Aldrlch left on Sunday morning for Minneapolis upon receipt of word that her father, W. E. in birthday anniversary. of ner Koepke, 87, had passed away the day before. Mr. and Mrs. Aldrlch drove Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hansen and Mrs. Carl Fritz of Britt spent Thursday at Mason City visiting their sister, Miss Laura Hanson at the hospital. Mr. and Mrs. George Rlcke and son f Williams spent Sunday here with his lome folks, the Henry Rlckes and with ler parents, the Stufflicks at St. Benedict. Mrs. H. E. Schoonmaker of Sanborn, • Mlss Magdalene Sartor visited with Iowa, and It was from there that she came to Algona. Since her arrival here she has been employed as the nurse In he Algona Sanitarium. Edward Ostrum Is the son of Mr. md Mrs. Frank Ostrum and is well uiow here. He Is the mariner of an orchestra which Is known as "Eddie's Celebrities." The couple are making their home with the groom's parents at present. Klocke-Naumann Nuptials — A very lovely wedding took place at the Catholic church Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock when Eleanor Naumann of near Algona and Leonard Klocke of Wesley were married. The Rev. T. J. Davern offlclntedv The couple was atended by Edward Naumann and Myrtle Klocke. Following the wedding, a dinner was served to forty friends and relatives at the home of the bride's parents In Plian Creek township. Sorprfce Birthday Party— A lurpriie birthday party was given Tuesday everung at the H. R. Sor- hotr.* JOT Harolds father, Lars Sor«is<<r: ;-n? those were Mr asd Mn A L Sorecsen and son. Mrj. Warren Relse of »i» u here for a * T-JI: Mr icd Mrs. Julius Pet- wi Mr trui Urs. Knuurth Stephen- Mends here Saturday enroute to her lome near Titonka where she was en- loylng a week end visit. Miss Sartor lolds n teaching position at Magno- "ia, Iowa. A large group of friends attended a >rldal shower tendered in honor of Miss Frances Ward Saturday afternoon, north of town. She will become the bride of Leander Seefeld in the near future. Martin Bleich, son of A. J. Blelch, who is in the creamery at Titonka spent the past week in the hospital in Mason City, where he is receiving treatments for blood poisoning in one of his hands and arms. The Methodist Ladles Aid will meet next week Wednesday at the home of Mrs. C. H. Ward with Mrs. Oliver Young assistant hostess. The Prlscllla Phoebe society will meet at the home of Mrs. August Engstrom the last Wednesday of this month. Mrs. N. E. Hansen returned home Friday night from the Mercy hospital at Mason City where she had been since the Sunday before with her daughter Laura, who was not so well following her operation for the removal of her appendix last week Monday. Tr.,* . -jr.*»4tn Missionary SAT-^zjui a: a one o'clock :w>. » t_ i.i-.fci&ic TlUiTKJAy at the C ; JL Y',r-s :sx:j: ;r. b&tor of Mrs. A. , G.-CAfitii.'^ TV-.* Grrjsfttbachs will n-.--.-i* '.t. i J.i-™ uxm: -A mile out of Gn.-_r.t:i '..-.* f_-i-, <-,' March. Mrs. Gro- tt.'.iiicr. Tfi.'. srr***r.><l with a pewter aanc! *;c:. plax* b> h*r fnendi who Larkin (tub Meet* — Mr.--. L'jui.s Lyr.!c aa* hostess to the Lai kin club Tuesday evening. Bridge was played and Mrs. John Dutton re- ctivi-d the first pnz-r. Consolation prize went to Mrs. Ed Sheehan arid Mrs. J. M. Hardgrove received the travel prize. A two course luncheon was served and fuvor.s coniihtiag of candy bars and rfd heart;, were given by the hostess. to Minneapolis to get her sisters, Margaret, Hlldegard and Audrey and brother, Herbert, land from there they drove on to Stsseton. South Dakota, where the funeral services were held Monday afternoon. The local American Legion Auxiliary sponsored the Fidac essay contest in the public school with "Peace with Security," the subject. Prizes were awarded by Mrs. Aldrlch, Fldac chairman, to Miss Gladys Haverly, Edward ?unnemark and Cecelia Otis, who wou firet, second and third places, and were given cash prizes of $1.00, 75c and 50c respectively. These essays were sent .o national headquarters where they will be entered for selection. Irvift Haynes accompanied by his mother and brother, Mrs. P. c. Haynes and Barley, drove to Rochester ewrly Saturday morning where he submitted to an operation for the removal of a tumorous growth In his throat. He suffered great discomfort Saturday but Carnival at Methodist Church WED., FEB. 21 7:30 P. M. 10 Booths Free Acts Little German Band Come—FUN—Come WVVVWVrWflWWWVWWWV^^ at Meeting— Mrs. J. H. War>burU>n lit LakofU. president of the County Federation of Women's clubs, was a of honor at the meeting of the Women's club here last Friday at the library. A talk on Adult Education was given by Mrs Warburton and proved to be of great interest. U. A. B. at Smith Home- Mrs. D. P. Smith was hostess to about twenty-five members of the D A. R. Tuesday at a one o'clock luncheon. Assisting her were Mrs. Joe Paxson and Mrs. Dolph Raney. Each person present gave a current event and Mra. Claire Anderson talktd on "Colonial Homes." Eightieth Birthday— A one o'clock dinner was given Sunday in honor of John Goeders, who celebrated his eightieth birthday the following day. Present at the dinner were Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Kennedy of St. Paul, Mrs. Dennis Goeders and daughters, Jeannette and Helen. Centenary CUM Party— Seventy-five were present at the Centenary class party last Wednesday evening at the Methodist church. Mrs. Clifford Clark was the chairman. Alter a 6:30 supper the guests played game*. Delphian Meeting Wednesday— The Alpha Delphiuus will meet uext Wednesday afternoon, February 21st, with Mrs. F. C. Scanlao. The lesson will be in charge of Mrs. Harriet Rice. :J OFFERS Dependable, Safe Heat at SAVINGS You c&n sleep soundly-be free from all worries when you bum coal, for with coal you don't have to consider mechanical problems or breakdowns and besides coal costs less. It's a sure fuel, a safe way to heat your honia and it's more economical In every way. For the best of coal—the dependable fuel—call 229 for (I'Uck, courteous service. Phone 229 F. S. Norton & Son AIX3ONA, IOWA. rested more eMHy Sunday when hto mother and brother returned home. He will remain in the Worrell hospltftlthte week and then exjoects to be transferred to a boarding house, where he can be under medical care for two weeks to follow, before returning home. School Notes The adult education classes supported and sponsored by the State Board of education are meeting five days a week at the school house. There are twenty-one people enrolled in typewriting. Altogether there art thirty different individuals taking one or more subjects. The classes offered are typing, bookkeeping, commercial arithmetic, commercial English and spelling. Fred Cram of the Iowa State Teachers College visited the upper grades of pur school Thursday. He gave a demonstration on the use of the dictionary. At the North Central teachers' meeting to be held In Fort Dodge March 16 and 17 there la to be an entertainment by a high school orchestra composed of selected students from high schools of the district, the personnel of the orchestra to total one hundred. Wesley has had two students chosen for this group, namely, Evelyn Erlck- son and Paul Oarman. Tuesday, Feb. 6, Wesley won a double header from Whittemore academy here. The girls score was 21 to IS and the boys 36 to 23. FrWi«y, Feb. 9, Wesley divided a double header with LuVerne at Lu- Verne, the girls taking the small end of a 30 to Id score, the boys winning 25 to 14. Both games were well played. Tuesday, Feb. 13, the girls played at Rake, and the boys at St. John's academy at Bancroft. Thursday, the 15 the boys play at Titonka and Friday and Saturday the girls play in the tournament at Ledyard. The girls play Lakota at 8 p. m. Those hfcvta* perfect in the primary room for tha past were Robert Dlekmann, «otenc« Marie Fhiiltt*, Sterling was*. Betty Ion omWdgTsarah Nell «>UHl». l*w»- delle Haynes, Verla Mae Johnson and Thayer Mullin. PentonitesCollide Fenton: Elmer Krause and Earl Wallace met with an accident whea their cars collided on the concrete, bridge Just east of tfenton, Sunday. The. cars were laid up tor repairs and tte drivers scaped without serious Injury. Iowa's Largest Display of HARNESS Leadership In Values Brings Leadership in Sales YES— STRUBE of Estherville la the Man "Who Sells Harness" Look over the display and you'll understand why .farmfers ajre driving miles to supply their harness needs. Show Farmers Value MM! Fanners Win Boy Come up and see us, some time. EC. Strobe Company Estherville. 7-10 Call Theatre Algona, Iowa Thursday and Friday, February 15-16 Thursday matinee at 2:30. Wheeler and Woolsey Ruth Ettlng Thclma Todd. Dorothy Lee. Just a bashful country girl down to her last fur coat, in "HIPS HIPS HOORAY" New News. Pop Eye—Pictorial—Musical. ROBINSON DARK HAZARD Saturday, February 17 Extra—Double Feature—Extra It's a big time show. Get the thrill of a dog track and racing whippet dogs. Buck Jonea In "THE FIGHTING CODE" Wolf Dog Serial No. 2. Shadow of a Scrappy and yippy "Movie GENEVIEVE TOBIN • GLENO* FARRELl Crime. Struck." Sunday and Monday, February 18-19 Vaudeville—"BIG CITY GIRL REVUE?' Music—Singing—Dancing—Yodellng Featuring "Sally," the fan dancer Three Cornets. Jay Thomaa Hard- Ing, Violinist and Hang up your trouble! King off the blues! Give gloom a busy signal Joan Blondell P»i O'Brlen Glenda FureU In "I'VE GOT YOUR NUMBER" A laugh sensation Colored Silly Symphony "Old King Cole." Tuesday, February 20 First Bank Deposit Night! Warren William Jean Mulr In "BEDSIDE" Why do women fall in love with their doctors? EXTRA BIG SHOW Slgmund Spaith, Radio Persnoality Famous radio attraction. Jack Denny and hto Band and outstanding ball room dance team. Newman's "Paris of of Today". Little known corners, spots. Most famous f —-^—-»--» — mn»*v * ^>*f>***Jtm\,J. A Jiff Rock-a-bye. Vaudeville's great monologiat. "Tune Detective." Dr. Rockwell in Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Feb. 21-22-23 Matinee Thursday at 3:30. Comedy — "Meet the Champ." Champion cow milking contest. New News Thursday and Friday. WGAYNDR lionet BA8HYMDRE Extra Vaudeville and Picture Coming Saturday, The Great Indian Picture Dick BarH-to*. to -HUM. ^ j^^ 3^ Former Maxwell Coffee Radio Hour Wolf Dog Bertol Efcfeode 3. Mickey M»u« la "

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