The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 19, 1934 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 19, 1934
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, July 19,1934 A partj of very unique form took place at the home of Annette Schem mei last week Tuesday evening when JTS 11 * I* 0 ? 1 * entertained in honor of the approaching marriage of E»a Halford, of HumboWt and Lawrence Puffer of Algona. A mock wedding 5SJ?L°U by a " b ° !ys ' M foUows Walter Richardson, bride; Virgil Shackelford, bridesmaid; Merle Pratt groom, and Erick Forbes, best man ijeKoy Mathison acting as preacher The orchestra included Gene Thissen violin. Win. Hoepner of LuVerne, guitar, Elenore Thlssen, piano, and Bernard Speraw played the snare drum. Tne orchestra played "The Last Round up" for the wedding march. There were about 35 guests present. All , ca ™JL dre !2: d ln costumes of the early 60s The rest of the evening was spent, in dancing. Wedding of Interest to Algtmians— Many Algonlaas will b? Interested in the wedding of Elizabeth Horton. the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Horton of Boston, Massachusetts, to Buell Bedford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bedford of Westfleld, New York, which will take place in Boston this coming Saturday. Mrs. Hortcn. mother of rn-" bride, is a sister of Mrs W K Ferguson and H. E. Rist and the Horton family have made many visits here. They formerly were residents In Algona. Mrs. Bedford, mother of the groom Is a former resident h<=re and a sister of Hardy O. Buell of Burt. Mrs. Bedford's former name was Emma Buell. Wednesday Night Club— The Wednesday Night club member were guests last week at the Henry Johannsen, Jr., home. The evenini was spent in bridge playing and Mr and Mrs. Clarence Stewart received the family high score prize. Art Hel berg received the lucky chair prize and Roy BJustrom, the travel prize. Afternoon C. C. Party— The luncheon and afternoon Country Club party given last Wednesday afternoon at the club house was a success with forty-five ladles In attendance . Contract bridge was played at seven tables and auction at three tables. Table prizes were given to the ladks with the highest score at each table. Six-thirty Dinner Party- Mary Elizabeth Foster entertained twelve guests at a 6:30 dinner party Tuesday evening. Helen and Gertrude Morrow of Des Moin«s and Audubon were the guests of honor. Bridge was played in the evening and first prize went to Helen Morrow. Ruth McKee received the second prize. Next Afternoon C. C. Party— The next luncheon, an afternoon- bridge at the Country Club, will be on July 25 at the club house The party PMIomena Qnlnn Gnest— Philomena Quinn who was visiting here from Woodstock, Minnesota, was the guest of honor Thursday evening at a "Scavenger" party given for her by Beth Backus in her apartment. The guests were presented with a list of articles to hunt and return with to the apartment and went in groups of threes to do so. The group made up of Mr Helen White, Philomena and Madon na Quinn received the reward. Lun cheon was served after their return Guests were Bernice Harrington, Kath leen Holtzbauer. Philomena Quinn Drusilla Ooughlln, Meredith Lathrop Mrs. Helen White and Alice Behlmer John Wtiineisen Honored— John Wermersen was the guest o honor Monday evening at » party giv at the home of his daughter, Mrs Harvey Steven of Sexton, in honor o his 74th birthday. About 35 relatives were present and after an evening spent in visiting a luncheon was served. Mr. Wermsrsen Is the father of Mrs. Lloyd Muckey and makes his home in his house situated east oi the Algona creamery. Candle Light Club— Members of the Candle Light club were entertained last Thursday by Mrs. Howard Beardsley. A picnic luncheon as to be enjoyed but becaus? of the rainy weather conditions the luncheon was served indoors. Mrs. Bert Palmer was a guest of the club. Bridge was played during the afternoon. Entertain at Dinner at C. C.— Dr. and Mrs. L. C. Nugent ind Mr and Mrs. Sumner Quarton of Cedar Rapids entertained Saturday evenin at an eight o'clock dinner given at th Country club in honor of Consul Gen era! and Mrs. H. B. Quarton. Forty guests were present. The remainde of the evening was spent at bridge and W. B. Nugent of Chicago received the men's high score prize and Mrs. Paul Zerfass the ladles' high score prize. Idle Hour Bridge Picnic- Members of the Idle Hour bridge club enjoyed a picnic luncheon last Thursday at the Call State Park. The ladies then adjourned to the home of Mrs. S. B. French and spent th-> afternoon playing bridge- Mrs. E J Hough received first prize and Mrs. R. L. Duncan of Westfleld. New Jersey, received the second prize. Evening- o, C. Party— Forty-«ight guests were present on Tuesday evening at the seven o'clock dinner party at the Country Club will be in charge of the following: chairman. Mrs. L. C. Nugent, Mrs. Al Folkenhainer, Mrs. H. O. Bu?ll of Burt. Mrs. T. H. Chrischilles and Mrs. E. C. McMahon. Entertains at Two Tables- Janet Zerfass entertained a group of her friends Tuesday night at two tables of bridge. First and second prizes went to Betty Barry and Madonna Quinn. irespectiveay. A defli- cious luncheon was served later and the remainder of the evening spent in visiting. Mrs. Raymond Norton Hostess— Mrs. Raymond Norton was hostess to the members of her Birthday club Thursday. After a one o'clock luncheon bridge was played at two tables and table prizes were given to Mrs. Emily Spencer and Mrs. Roy Keen. Mrs. Richards Hostess— Mrs. A. D. Richards was hostess | to two of her friends, Mrs- Aggie evening at a six o'clock dln- ier. The ladies enjoyed somerset in he evening following the dinner. COW TESTING PICNIC ATTENDED BY OVER 100 s Holsteins and Two Classes of Guernseys Judged. Dreyer, Schoby Tie Floyd Bode, a 4 H Boy Was Given the Honors in Judging One o'clock Lnncheon— Mrs. M. P. Weaver and daughter. Mrs. E. A. Scheme] entertained at a on? o'clock luncheon Thursday. Contract bridge was played the remainder of tb? afternoon at two tables and table prizes given to Mrs. J. F. Overmyer and Mrs. Dennis Goeders. K. N. A. Picnic— The R. N. A. picnic will be held at West Bend Tuesday, July 24th. All members are to meet at the Library at 10 a. m. and are to bring their own dishes, covered dish and sandwiches. Circle to Meet- Mrs. W. E. Laird's circle of the Association of the Congregational church will meet Thursday (today) at 2:30 in the afternoon with Mrs. W. C. Ire- Ian. The Kossuth No. 1 Cbw testing picnic held at the State Park, Thursday, July 12, proved to be one of the best ver held with about 100 j*eople in at- endance. Th.? forenoon program consisted of udging. A class of Holsteins and two :Iasses of Guernseys were Judged. The ilgh man in Judging was Floyd Bode, 4-H club boy. C. R. Schoby and A. Dreyer tied for first place among the association members. They will eprssent the association at the Dairy attle Congress at Waterloo this fall, loyd Arnold, from the dairy extension ffice, acted as judge. The afterncon program consisted of a talk by Judge Quarton, on "The Results of Continued T?sting." Evelyn Bode led group singing. Louis and Wayne Ban- sang a duet. Wm. Boldrldge and his troup sang several numbers. A play was given by the 4-H boys. Sports of the afternoon consisted of women and children's races and a ball game between the 4-H boys and association members. Everyone had a great time and plenty to eat. ^ - J* -- ««- vvvujvljr \sluu nouse. Bridge was played during the evening and ladies' high score prize went to Mrs. H. M. Hauberg. Mr. Hauberg received the men's high score prize and cut prize went to Mrs. J L Bonar. ' ' Men's Club Picnic- Members of the Presbyterian Men's thelr wlves and families enjoyed their annual picnic Tuesday night at the Call State Park. After th« 8:30 picnic the time was spent In visiting. To Hav* Bake Sale— The Presbyterian Ladies will hold a bake sate Saturday morning at the H. R. sorensen & Co. grocery store. Sale will begin at 9 o'clock. Hostess at T Mrs. Theo Herbst was hostess to a ea Wednesday afternoon of last week given for her mother, Mrs. B. M. Southgate who observed her birthday that day Between fifty and seventy- five guests were present. Baptist Mission Circle— The Baptist Mission Circle will meet Thursday, July 19, at the church. The lesson subject is "Japanese Women at Home" with Mrs. Hueser as leader. Roll call will be answered by "Facts from Missions." Birthday Club at Dewel Home— Members of the Birthday club met Monday evening at a covered dish supper at the D. E. Dewel home in honor of Mrs. W- C. Dewel a member of the club. Bridge was played in the evening. BANCROFT NEWS | Soa&oiBe&xo^^ Rev. Father Orady left on his vacation Monday morning, and expects to spend a few days Grandville. at his home In CALL THEATRE and comfortable. Wednesday and Thursday, July After "The Thin Man." 19 MYRNA GEORGE otj STRmBOUL ^fl^ fe *H l^B f^ *W QUEST The new pair of lovers, week. It's dandy entertainment. Screened here last News— Junior features. Friday, July 20 With EDNA MAY OLIVER B I L L I E BURKE" MARION NIXON REGINALD DENNY LARRY *•«.««/" CRABBI Saturday, July 21 El Brendel John Boles Lillian Harvey 'LIPS BETRAY' Little Shirley Temple C yirar old ci.iiu v,ij:.<;r:- ::> "MANAGED MONEY 1 A co:i.<.dy. Serial—Scrappy—NcWo. 1-ur u family. Sunday and Monday, July 22-23 Bette Davis L'ESHEf HOWARD ^-:^ »i ^-^>^- Tuesday Bank Night, July 24 Joan Blondell Warren William Edw. Everett Horton " SMARTY" Corning August 1-2-3 Will Rogers in Handy Andy Dr. and Mrs. R. E. Weber, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Recker, Georgia Carmean and Richard Underkofler spent Sunday at Clear Lake. A parish meeting will be held Sunday in St. John's hall to discuss plans for the coming harvest festival to be held the latter part of August. Miss Floriene DMtering of Remsen is visiting at the Henry Deitertng home. A party was given in her honor last Friday, 32 young folks attending. The Lions are sponsoring a picnic for their families next Sunday at Arnolds Park. The entire day will be spent In swimming and taking In all the sports available. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Schwartz and son, Donald George of Wisconsin are visiting for a week at the home of her mother, Mrs. Amelda Doyle. Mrs. Schwartz was Mary Doyle befor? her marriage. The old Catholic church north of the I. G. A. store, Is being torn down. The building ts owned by Arthur Murray and was used for storing grain. There are no plans as yet to erect a building in its place. Mark Dyer arrived from Milwaukee Sunday after spending two weeks with relatives. He visited at the George Fangman home in Alta and they accompanied him home, Miss Velma Dyer remained in Milwaukee for a few weeks visit. Miss Viola Merrill had her tonsils removed Monday white she was home for a week's vacation with her parent:;. Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Merrill, Miss Mary Merrill. R. N.. of Manning is home for a rest after her recent operation. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Brink of Waterloo arrived Sunday for a visit at the homes of Mrs. Joe Welp, Sr., and Bernard Brink. Miss Emily Welp who is employed in a beauty shiop in that city accompanied them for a week's stay. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Benson of Mapleton, Minn., and children are also visiting at the Joe Welp, Sr., home and Miss Floretta Welp, R. N., of Omaha arrived Monday for a three werlcs' vacation. Methodist Church Church school, 9:45. Morning worship, 10:45. The union evening service will be held In this church. An illustrated lecture will be given by Dr. W. G Muhleman, showing movies taken on his recent toui. of southern states, with particular attention to schools and churches. All are Invit3d to attend this program, and partake in the personally conducted tour of our southland. Trinity Lutheran Church Sunday School and Bible class at 9:30 a. m. On account of the German communion which will be celebrated Sunday the Sunday School and Bible class commence at 9:30 a. m. Confessional service at 10 a. m. Divine services in German at 10:30 a. m. English services will be conducted on Sunday evening at eight o'clock. The R-ev. R. W. Kabelltz of Fenton. visitor of the Algona Circuit, will be with us. All are kindly and urgently requested to attend the visitation services. Announcement for the O«rman conU- munion services will be received on Saturday at the parsonage. Congregational Church The delegates who attended the young people's conference at Storm Lake will report at the Sunday School hour Sunday morning at 10 o'clock Morning worship at 11 o'clock. Lutheran Church M. A. SJostrand, pastor Confirmation class on Saturday at 10 a. m. Sunday School nrxt Sunday at 10 a. m. Morning worship next Sunday at 11 o'clock. Hospital News Kossuth Hospital News Bill Devine of St. Joe -entered for medical treat- ho-pital Wedne.^iay merit. Mrs. M. T. McGuire gave birth to a babv boy. weight t) 1 , ixmiuU Thur.-.- <iay morning. Ellen Carl.v.i,. R. N . i., raring for inoti.t-r ar.fl child. The Later ha., 'i>- : .-n nani'-d Eci'.vaici Timothv. Mis II',b rt Jot.i.s of Bur- en'.-iiij S : ,iu:av for ..urinca! treatment. Ar.n R;<:h;<-r of We-lev (-..tered o:; M-, i,,.- a rr.ajor i,pi-ra-.: n. ficrieral Hospital \>«s •'•'•' ''''• C:.i:--.;i.i A:,!.t of AlLOl.:. :.ii'i ;'..•;• ior. ::, i'-movvci. , lj '' ; '' '" Ki..;er bc:..a-.v:n of Gam T . J •'•':' i7 I-' '.i:-,iii i-nii!:!,. of Garner '-• : ; •••••> '•'••• ••'-- and ar:.-i. ,:<i,, out. •;••'••• 17. Mr,. W. W l>.i",;. n ol Wo- 'J'-n u'a-, ..• o.:":. •'> a h.,!^- \y,,-; wei^n- o 8! o o % f> 0. £>, O o o % % <3 Irvington Lady Given Surprise Party Irvirtfton: Mrs. George Wagoner was pleasantly surprised one evening last week when about fifty neighbors and friends called to help her celebrate her birthday. Five hundred was the diversion of the evening, five tables being played. Late in the evening a lunch was served. Grandma Benschoter visited Ian week with her grandson, Arthur on the Ridge road. Mrs. L. C. Schichtl and two children were callers at Algona Saturday Mr Schichtl has employment with the Jo- nannsen's for the season. Geo. Ramus. Percy and Vaughan Schichtl and C. B. Rawson, local depot agent, went to Lost Island Saturday evening on a fishing expedition. Frank Weber returned Saturday from Illinois where he has been visiting at "•- home of his daughters, and inci- aay til dentally i. •• wa.s a sightseer one at t:.e World's Fair. Gutv.ts la.,t Tu'j,,day at tr.- • Hlan- fhuicl h,nu- were Mr,-,. Ruth Kru^.-r .'lui Mr,. Jamci, Wad,worth of Lone Hock, Mr.s. Ida Tarb. H of Watt-rloo un:i Mr,. Gran; Blanclurcl of Algol. a. Til.- Gory,.' Wagoner and Ge • rjje K'.iillhaii; lainUi,-, tujoytci a picnic (i:iiiu-r l.,.-,t SuKciav at tin.- Waaoj, -r lion:..-. Mr. and Mr.s. Wagoner an/ tenant:, on tin- Grant a.unpli.- farm. Mr. Mrs. Herman Lyons and bauy ciuu^r.t,.-r of Ain<-:> are v:.-,!tm ::..• G--I. p.!.- Scullham home. La:>t turn will move to a farm east of Lu Verne they purchased this spring. Truman and James Warren visited Sunday at Alpha, Minn., with friends and relatives. Alpha Is a small town about twenty miles from Fattmont Mr. and Mrs. Alvta Weber were dinner guests at the Homer Tuttle home in Algona while Mr. and Mrs. Forbes Stilts enjoyed a picnic with friends at West Bend. Ray Watson and eon, Bob, had contemplated a return trip to California last Wednesday but owing to the unsettled condition of the strike a San Francisco the date of departure has been prolonged. Bob will enroll as a junior this fall in one of the city's high schools and Ray hag a position at a country club. Miss Norma Raney visited last week at West Onion at the home of her uncle, Harry Raney. Harry Is a former Algona boy and now manages a garage there. Mrs. Alice Diiiryea js visiting her daughter, Mrs. rarl Nelson at Fort Dodge and Miss tytarjorie Johnson will visit her friendy Luella Cbsgrov« of the Titonka-Doan neighborhood for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. filmer Dye and farri- lly of Mason City are moving August 1st to Des Monies where Mr. Dye has secured employment with a new company just recently organized. Mr. Dye is a chemist and the change of positions carried a substantial raise In salary. At present he is employed with the Decker Packing company at Mason City. Mrs. Dye was the former Edna Brass, a sister of Mrs. R. C. Lage. Mr, and Mrs. M. L. Roney entertained Mr. and Mrs. John Gray of Wnnebago. Minnesota, D. F. Smith of Algona, Jacom Maasdam and Mrs. Nina Schichtl at dinner last Sunday. Mr. Gray brought his mother, who has been visiting at his home for some time to the George Gray home at Bnrt for an extended visit. Mrs. Gray's health Is greatly Improved sfnce her operation at a Rochester, Minn., hospital this last spring. D. C. Smart, high official and general chairman of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers with headquarters at Chicago, was a business caller in Irvington one day last week and a house guest a* the R. M. Watson home. Mr. Smart makes a personal call on each depot agent in his Jurisdiction during the summer months. This requires about a period of three months. It was during Mr. Watson's service at station agent that he became acquainted with Mr. Smart. Now Is the time to paint—good weather and with right prices at Gamble Stores. Outside White $1.69 gal., 5 gal. lots. Red Barn, 98c—4" Brush, Me. 28 at |, g .-.U at the home of 'i Season § Swim Tickets o I Reduced \ in Price 3 tor balance of llu- hcasmi <3 g Adults, 15 yrs. over 1.50 § Children, 10 15 yrs. 1.00 g o Children, under 10 -_.50 'o parents, the Hilclinuiu at Wei- I :.!::« liutli Bi.ick of th: Rici'. Point! • u:n,iy lelhi'litd to her home thu '•'• ' '<• I'l'-'-r an i.-x'.encivd vi;-.;t at th'.: J»i)iii,. of her uunt and uncle, Mr. and Mi-.-:, i-rcu Urth of Wf.,t Concord, Alm- i.l'.OtU. Tiie Riverdjle Friendly Hour club mi.-; lor a ..ocial afternoon la-st. Week Wed;],:.,day with Mr.v Robert Cai-y on t"e ..Icl Ned Dodije platv. The (X,t-y iati:i!y are entertaining relative;, from LK-6 Monies tilts Week. Lewio Scheppman i,, employed at the O. L. Miller larm and Paul WaUon at the M. L. Roney farm. Both boys aix- assisting with the harvesting. Some in this, locality started cutting early oau liiit week which have rijK-ned ear- Jy dut to the hot dry winds. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Eddy of Aurelia. Iowa, are Uie parenUs of a baby fc'U-1, bom last n-t-.-k. This makes the Eddys a family of three sirls. Mrs. Eddy will be reiueaibtred as the former Haiiel Heauiey. ouly daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Headley. Friends of the George Johiiiou family are glad to Kitrn they will remain in this community for tin.- coining >eur ao they have rented the farm now tenanted by the George Woltes whu in Christensen's July Clearance is now on with Drastic Price Reductions on Coals, Suits, Dresses, Dry Goods, Shoes, Millinery Also Mrs. Tribon's Rummage Clearance Sale in our bargain basement. Beautify your home at . . har4-to-beUeve prices— while these special low prices last. You wn depend on the reliable construction and flne cle-iigning of every piece or suite we offer I he absurdly low prices will suprtse you. Charming Bedroom Suites Thrifty families won't miss our extraordinary sale values in stunning l)f<lrooin suites. All are <li>tin." tively styled—and the woods and smart veneer deeorat ious are very «'hni,-e. Many styles i,. ( troin, at oiilv $42.50 Smart, Luxurious Living Room Suites Hero's your diauee to transform ' the appearance of your living room with a luxuriously .smart new davenport suiti'. You'll nmrvol at these .special July values—rich woods and .smartest new coverings, offered at a great price. $69.50 2 Pieces es Dining Room Suit Dining r,, om *uib., i n antiqued oak—a wide selection of heautiful period designs. Our j, nv .-learance price is j ust a fraction O f their real worth—July special $79.75 Richardson's Furniture Co. Where Furniture Sells for Less wwvwwvw ^^

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