The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 26, 1934 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 26, 1934
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, April 26,1934 Fourth of July Celebration Plans Get Underway Here A Little Early, But Pair Board Wants to Give The Best BIG FIREWORKS SHOW PLANKED "Safe and Sane," But Lota of Fun, Says Secretary Vincent Fourth of July will be celebrated safe- Jy and sanely this year at Algona. Plans are already under way. Earl Vincent, secretary of the fair board, stated. Still, there will be more noisy fireworks, more beautiful pyrotechnic effects and more colorful fire than If the old fashioned firecracker and Roman candle ce!"bra- tlon were In vogue. Officials have Just announced that a great display of Thearle-Duffleld's famous fireworks will be shown the nlzht of the Fourth of July. Instead of numerous small celebrations, backyard displays and empty- yard shows, they have made arrangements for a spectacular show of the best and newest In fireworks, to which alt celebrants of Independence Day are invited. There will be fireworks enough to entertain the strongest patriot, and still there will be no danger to the watchers, who can see more fireworks than ever and still not be in danger of burned clothes, scarred faces and nervous breakdowns. An expert pyrotechnist, who spends all his time arranging and firing huge fireworks displays, will be sent here by the Thearle-Duffield company, the largest producers of fireworks displays and spectacles in the world, and he with his assistants will handle all the necessary firing. The decision to use a huge display instead of numerous small events, also assures great set pieces, variety in shells and rockets and much larger ef- Tecte generally than could be possible if enoh family held its own celebration, rn the great shells to be flred there will tte all the newest color combinations devised by the Thearle-Duffield chem- ista tad pyrotechnists, as well as the newest of imported shells. There will be many skyrockets in new colors and effects and a firing field full of ground, mechanical nnd pet pieces, including a sctent American fl««. Entertains Future Bride Ledyard: Mary Elizabeth Miller entertained at a dinner Sunday complimenting Elizabeth Keller, whose marriage to Edmund Davis of Leon is to be an event of the near future. FOR SHERIFF I am a candidate on the Republican ticket for Sheriff of Koa- suth County, auoject to the will of the voters at the June primaries. Your vote will be appreciated. W. H. Ricklefs Titonka, Iowa 10-23* Lincoln-Ledyard Twp. Farm Bureau Units Met at Lakota Lakota: The Lincoln and Ledyard townships held a joint farm bureau meeting at the PreabyterJan church basement last Friday evening. The program was opened with music by the Presbyterian church orchestra, followed by community singing led by Mrs. Frerking, and Mrs. P. O. Johnson played two very pretty piano solos. Two plays were given by people from Ramsey and Greenwood townships. The male quartette sang several selections. Mrs. "Wade Ball was a business visitor at Klmore Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Peterson were visitors at Algona last Thursday. Rev. and Mrs. O. H. Frerklng were Mason City visitors one day last week. The Nick Koppen family were entertained at dinner, Sunday at the P. L. Koppen home. Mrs. K. A. Wortman and Miss Gertru^e Wortman were Algona visitors Caturday. Mrs. J. H. Warburton and Miss Emma Qutknecht were Algona visitors Friday afternoon. Mrs. Louis Meyer and Miss Anna Meyer were Bancroft visitors last Thursday afternoon. J. E. ITkena and Earl Ogren were business visitors at Mason City last Monday and Tuesday. • The J. R. HeeUand family were, cn- entertalned last Sunday at the Louis Heetland home at Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Wallace and lit- tie. daughter arrived Sunday for a visit at the J. E. Hennlg home. Mr. and Mrs. Nelmer Mattson of Buffalo Center, spent Sunday afternoon at the home of the Wade Balls. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Behrends were at Garner last Thursday where they attended, a meeting of buttermakers. The Elmer Darg family of near Woden, were guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Warburton. Miss Arlene Lewis came up from Lu- Vemc to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Lewis over the week end. Fourteen members of the 4-H girls' club met Saturday at the F. T. Lewis home with Miss Fern Lewis as hostess. Tlie Kollasch family west of town and the Fred Laabs family northwest of town are quarantined for small pox. The Misses Emma and Louise Thaves were visitors at Algona on Tuesday afternoon where they attended to business matters. Rev. and Mrs. O. Frerking accompanied by Rev. and Mrs. G. W. Ukena of Jessup, were Fort Dodge visitors last Wednesday. Miss Olive Lewis, who has been staying near Algona, the past several months, apent the past week at her home here. Mrs. John Miner «nd daughter, Elizabeth, of near Klmore, were visitors on Sunday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Mike Keller. The Acorn club were Invited to attend, the Wlnnebago county federation meeting at Buffalo Center on Tuesday of this week. J. E. Ukena accompanied Wm. Ricklefs of Titonka to Humboldt to attend a district meeting of the Iowa Truck Drivers Association. Miss Lucy Carson spent the week end at the parental home at St. Ansgar, and Miss Audrey Hastings, visited with her father at New Providence. Mrs. Ralph Sturdcvant of Fort Dodge TODAY we qet in touch with anyone, anywhere, almost instantly... TELEPHONE In the. Mxicruih i Biliary Cicruiau mail carrier* wore btilu—*o they could go farther in Icaa time and deliver uicosa^ea quicker. Now when wo waul lo do things quickly we use the telephone — lo »cutl our incattagea, to get iuforoiutiou, to talk easily with fricud* La the ucit block or across the coaliueuL The policy of thi« Company u to provide the beat service at the leant poaaible cost to the public cwuitttent with fair treatment of employee* and the fifum-ial aafety of the bu*ineiw. spent several days the past week visiting her mother, Mrs. TUlie Hanson, and her sister, Mrs. I/aura Penny. Mrs. Oeorge Htetland was at l<edyard last Wednesday afternoon where she assisted with the singing at the funeral services of Mrs. August Oelhaus. Homer Altleer who has been here attending to business matters for several days, returned to his lowana resort, near Deer River, Minn., last Wednesday. A. E. Ogren, who Is employed at the Standard Oil station, had the end of his flrst flng«r on the right hand quite toadly mashed Sunday while changing a tire. Ed Underdahl's sister, Mrs. Henry Burson of Grand Rapids. Minn., wia has been visiting here the past several weeks, returned to her home last Wednesday. Henry Mitchell left for Iowa City last Thursday where he went to see about taking treatments at the hospital for his leg whclh he had injured In a saw a year ago. Mrs. Clarence Swanson and daughter, Gloria, came Saturday from Albert Lea, for a visit with the lady's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Meyer. Sr., and oth- r relatives in this vicinity. The many friends of the John Makls family who for a number of years lived here but are now living at Ida Orove will be sorry to hear that Mrs. Makis Is in very poor health, and was to have an operation. Mrs. A .L. Sorenson and son, Roger of Bode visited from Friday until Sunday at the Jiome of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Lewis. Mr. Sorenson came up on Sunday and they returned home with him. Newa of Interest From Vicinity of Burt Neighborhood Renta pool Hall Burt: H. A- Whitehill has rented his pool hall to H. M. Scharff of Port Dodge who will take possession at once. Mr. and Mrs. Bcharff will move here as soon as they can flnd a location. Rev. and Mrs. Oeorge Eggleston of Britt and Mrs. J. E. Clifton and her daughter Phyllis of Armstrong wore here Saturday to attend the annuaj mite box program. Mr. and Mrs. Oeorge Isenbenrer of Clarion, Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Steward of Lynd, Minn., were here to attend .he funeral of Mrs. Mary Steveart on Thursday of last week. The Woman's Home Missionary society held their annual mite box opening at the church Saturday. A fine program was enjoyed by a good crowd, cafeteria lunch was served. Dell Fitch and his nephew, Chester Fitch reutmed home from Sterling. Illinois, Friday. Harley Fitch who has >een at the Stone home for several weeks, returned home with his father. Mr. and Mrs. O. L. McDonald and ittle daughter drove to Wllmar, Minn., Saturday to visit Mrs. McDonald's par- nte, Mr. and Mrs. Swan Anderson. itrs. McDonald will spend two weeks there. Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Beckworth left Monday for Waterloo and Charles Ctiy where they will spend a week. Mr. and Mrs. Art Leason and Miss Florence Stow will take care of the cafe during their absence. Mrs. W. A. MacArthur, Mrs. W. T. >et*rs. Mrs. D. L. McDonald and Mrs. 7. C. Smith drove to Fort Dodge on Thursday of last week. Mrs. peters visited untd Saturday evening wi'/h Miss Kate Skinner. Dr. R. H. Thompson held the fifth dental clinic at the school house Monday for examination of the pupil's eeth This dental clniic is sponsor•d by the Woman's club, which is pay- Ing part of the expenses. Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Buell arrived lome last week from St. Petersburg, ^orida, where they spent the winter. [hey returned in a fine new Bulck sedan which they purchased recently. Their friends are glad to welcome them lome. Rev. C. B. Mitchell went to Corwlth Aid MecfUng Postponed The next meeting of the Ladies Aid has been postponed until May 8th, owing to the junior senior banquet being on tho date of the regular meeting date of the aid. The meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Charles Schroder with Mrs. C. B. Mitchell assisting. Mrs. Mayme Hoflus is still confined to her home by illness. Mrs. B. W. Brooke spent a few days In Chicago last week. Rodney Giddings, who recently had pneumonia is ill with pleurisy Mr. and Mr«. Alva Ross and son spent Sunday at the Iver Nordln home. The girls' 4-H club met at the home of Leola BunfcoMce last Saturday. •The Junior-senior banquet will be held at the school bouse May 2nd. The Legion and Auxiliary members will hold a Joint meeting May 2nd. Mrs. Annie N>elson of Algona is spending a week at the S. M. Peterson home. Mrs. Al Btaehle has been visiting friends and relatives for several days. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Callles of Titonka spent Sunday at the Fred Carter home. L. D. Hodgson waft ill and confined to his bed last week with tonsilitU and a cold. Myron Chipman and Ralph Stewart have been working at the C. W. Patterson farm. Howard Chipman of Mason City span* the week end here with his father. E. O. Chipman. Mrs. Gertrude Thompson was a guest at the home of her brother, S. M. Peterson, Sunday. The Wm. Boettcner family were the guests at the J. N. Holding home on Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Will Leeper of Lone Rock were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Olson. The Auxiliary [ladies wtttl have a work meeting at the home of Mrs. W. L. Stott Friday afternoon. Twenty ladies of the Progress club met at the home of Mrs. G. O. McParland Thursday of last week. Shirley Ann, seven year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Hanse.n waa quite ill the first of the week. Rev. and Mrs. C. B. Mitchell drove to Storm Lake Monday to attend the funeral of an uncle of Mrs. Mitchell. Miss Ruth Hodgson's Sunday School class of girls met at her home last Friday evening for their monthly meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Brayton and their children drove to Marble Rock Sunday to visit Mrs. Brayton's father, Mr. Mc- Kinnou. Miss Kathtrine Manus, who is teaching near Irvlngton, si>ent tlie wetk eud here with her parents. Mr, and Mrs. H. A. Manus. Mrs. C. I. Mansmith visited her daughter, Mrs. Luvmnce GUlespi* and also with Mrs. G. E. Van Dorston at gona Thursday. Mrs. Eiza Woltz has been ill and confined to her bed the past week with rheumatism. She had her tonsils removed Wednesday. Mrs. Howard Beaxdstey and son from near Lone Rock spent one day last week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Bigsbee. The Mite society met Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Delbert Vogel with Mrs. Wm. Vogel and Mrs. M L. Viii- Tuesday where he had charge of the funeral s rrcies of Mrs. O. H. StllUson. Mr?. Aurtlla Cocln who has been ill frr several weofci. Is Improving in health which will be good news to her many f-irnds H. A. Manus received word last week stating his brother. George's barn at Northwood had birrned last week on Thursday and h<> last four horses, six cows, and 19 sheep in the flre. He also lost other articles as the fire occurred in the morning. Robert Jones took Mr. and Mrs. Jess Black to Iowa Falls Sunday. They were called there by the serious illness of Mrs. Black's father. John Dutton, who suffered a stroke. Mr. Dutton Li 94 years old and Mrs. Dutton 95. Mrs. Jones and the children spent the day at the Black home. Old Pal of Fred Kent is Winner of Road Marathon "Wild Bill" Purvis, automobile racing driver against whom Fred Kent competed a number of years ago in dirt track racing, won first place In the 100- mllc road race at Jacksonville, F'nri- cia. recently when he wheeled his stock model Ford V-8 around the brick track to top a Oeld of 21 entrants. Purvis, piloting the only stock model In the event, covered the hundred ml> distance in an hour and 38 minutes. 1.4 second. Purvis took tn early lend which he lost to Larry Beckett, Dayton. Ohio, driver, in the tenth lap, but regiinod it at the 60 mile mark and never agnin was headed. Beckett wao driving a specially built racing car. A production of 90,000 units of the Ford V-8 for the month of April is going through on schedule at thn Ford Rouge plant, Dearborn, Michignn, ana if hutomobile sales are any sicn of the times, prosperity eeems to have turned the corner. PLUM GREEK NEWS Kenneth Hanfen is employed at the Harvey Johnson farm at pT<wnt. Mary Kaln. R. N.. will be employed through the summer In Dr. Bourne's office at Algona. Mrs. C. C. Robinson of near AJpona has been visiting for some time with her daughter. Mrs. T. R. Pickard. Ted Hoover returned recently from Iowa City where he was receiving medical treatment. His trouble is a form of arthritis and he is wearing his arm In a brace. The many friends and old neighbors of the Oeo. Johnson family attended the funeral services for LeRoy, tholr only son at the Methodist church in Algona Monday. The entire community extend their sympathy to the family at this sad time. Jeanne Altwegg entertained about thirty young people at her home last Thursday night on her eighteenth birthday. Card were played, Elsie Ku- chenreuther winning high prize and Mr. Michaeison. low. Later in the evening da.nclng was enjoyed and a pood time had by all. Mr. Klnney, a missionary worker who?<« home is af. Spencer, was tn tMM neighborhood part, of last wecfc and «n Sunday helnrd organize ft 8nnd*y School at center school house. Sunday School wi!I bo held ench Sunday m»rn_ inp: at trn o'clock and all children ami grown nps will he welcome. Purchase Ledyard Home L-tlyard: Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McDonald purchased the Brand house now occupied bv fJie Charles Bashara famfly from Mr*. Fred Brand of Holland*)* Minn. YourWants taken care of at once. Our stock of Heating, Plumbing. Sheet Metal material and Pumps make Mils possible. Holtzbauer fin Shop Announcing My Candidacy for COUNTY ATTORNEY of Kossiith county on the Kopublicnn Ticket, .subject to the will of the voters in the primary election, .June 4. Your support will he sincerely appreciated. H. W. MILLER 18-22 Kenneth Grdham went to Swea City ou Wednesday of last week where he will upend some time at the home of tils uncle, Alfred Matson. C. I. Manamith received word last week that hi* brother Jay of Smtorth, Minn., was seriously ill with pneumonia. He lived here several yean ago. Rev. B. H. Aten and Rev. S. U. Gladstone >«nt to Jefferson Tuesday where they will attend » Presbyterian meeting Tuesday and Wednesday. MX. and Mrs. W. E. Stahl acoom- pttukd J. G. F. Vogel to St P&ul where they will visit Mr. and Mrs. Win Staht Mr. Vogel went on to Pine City on bualnesa. Mr. and Mm- Ralph Kn&ega and little dauif^^T from near Buffalo Center vere gUMt« at the Hiram Ward borne Sunday. Mra Ward wtd Mre. Bune- ga HN slaters. /CHEVROLET, Ti CHEVROLET can afford to put .FULLY ) ENCLOSED KNEE-ACTION with s*>«ssKi*" f 'j.:j::;;s.;,.,.,!. .;.„* *I;**?PIP®P:i*? SHOCK-PROOF STEERING i on a low-priced car ' " ' When you pay the priro of a Knee-Aetiou car, you naturally want (ifnuine Knee-Action <ind all that goes u'itit it. You want the uew gliding riiK- at its bertt. You want tin 1 : hu.skicst, KlunJitNH front-end you can liny. Anil, of i-mir»r, yon want hli<>< k-[ir<x»f «tccriu^. Ynu pay for them all— but you pfi them nil, in the low- price fieliU only from Chevrolet. 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