The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 23, 1934 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 23, 1934
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The Algona Upper Des Moinea, Algona, Iowa, Aug. 23,1934 FIRST SETTLERS ARRIVED IN IRVINGTON EIGHTY YEARS AGO NEXT MONDAY Six Teams, 6 of Them Ox, Drove up from Port Dodge and Took Claims Irvlngton: Next Monday, August 27, It will be exactly eighty years since the first settlers landed at Irvlngton. On the 25th day of August, 1854, six teams, •drawing wagons with families, left Fort Dodge for claims In this county. One was a horse team and the others were oxen, one yoke on each -wagon. The company comprised of Lev! Maxwell and wife with their two children, Leodlca and Henry; Soloman Hand, Ben Hensley and Frank Swearingen; Mr. and Mrs. Malachi Clark, their children, Thomas and daughter, Elizabeth with Wm. Clark, wife and son, Daniel and Billy Hill and son, Daniel, his daughter, Martha and nephew, Ellsha Hill and Mrs. Samantha Persons and her three children. The Maxwells flrst took for their claim the old Cog- They're Happy WHY? Because Electrical Aids Do All Their "Drudgery Jobs" Toasters. Electric Mixers, Electric Fans, Dish Washers, Irons, Hoover Vacuum Cleaners, West- Inghouse Refrigerators, Lighting Fixtures. Real Service at Pratt Electric Phone- no. Also Auction Dollars ley place which the Huntleys afterward owned. Billy Hill took a part of the Galbralth farm and a portion of the old Chubb place. Malachi Clark and his son Wm. had their claims on the old Mark Parsons place an afterward sold them and later moved to the present Gaffney and J. C. Mawdsley farms. Solomon Hand occupied the place now tenanted by Armour Lempke and Ben Hensley located nearby. The other three mer. went farther on, thus these were the pioneers who established a nucleus form- Ing the now prosperous Irvlngton community. Vernon Roblson has purchased a new Ford car. Mrs. Joe Wilhelml and children of Bancroft visited Sunday at the Schlchtl home. I The Ralph Lage family were Sunday dinner guests at the Martin Becker . home in Portland township. The Lage's on, Joe, is at Des Molnes this week Islting his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dye and incidentally at- ending the state fair. Doris Kent and husband of Peorla, 11., stopped at the George Hackman home Sunday for a visit. They were enroute to the Black Hills and Yel- owstone and were returning home by he way of Denver. The couple are :oiisins of Mrs. Hackman. Mr. and Mrs. Boldrldge are enter- aining their daughter and son-in-Hw, Mr. and Mrs. Monroe McLaurens and wo children of Piney Woods, Mlssls- iippi, who arrived last Thursday. Some of their friends also accompanied them. They will remain indefinitely. George Hackman, Jr., was a week ;nd guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Mc- :ntosh of Spencer. Mrs. Mclntosh was i former teacher in the Park Junior high school at Knoxville. Tennessee, and it was while she was teaching here they became acquainted. Esther Schcppman returned last Myron Ludwig of Algona was doing repair work on rural telephone line No. 30 last week. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Johnson, tenants for Edward Mawdsley, moved last Tuesday morning. The Irvlngton baseball team has left for a visit at the Worlds Fair. The trip was made In two cars. Mrs. Percy Phelps of LuVerne visited Sunday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rome Roblson. Leroy Scheppman is visiting at the home of Mrs. Carrie Ackerman and the Leonard Heerdt home near Burt. Fred Gelgel and Edward Mawdsley sent corn the flrst of the week to the state fair. Both yellow and white were entered. The Aid society will meet this Thursday at the home of Mrs. Wm. Boldridge. Mrs. Opal Barker will be assisting hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Capesius of Chicago arrived last Thursday for an extended visit at the Frank Capesius home. The two men are brothers. Mr. Capesius Is an attorney in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cox visited Sunday at the R. O. Simpson home In Lone Rock. The Simpson and Con families were friends when they lived many years ago in Illinois. The Embroidery club had their annual picnic last Sunday at the Call State Park with a large attendance It is reported there were about a thousand people during the day that were at the park. A. J. Brown showed his fancy herd of cattle last week at the Osage fair This week they are on display at Mason City. Mr. Brown's herd Is rated as one of the best in the country and he has been fortunate In receiving many handsome prize*. Yon Can t Repair a red hot furnace. Save expense S and grief by having your heat- Ing plant checked now. Holtzbauer'sTinShop Plumbing. Heating, Sheef, Metal 117 S. Dodge. Phone 83 Remodel and Modernize Your Home week from Fenton where she has been islting at the home of her sister, Mrs. Ben Schmidt. Henry, oldest son of the Scheppmans returned ln;t week 'rom Kansas" where he has been •employed In the wheat fields with harvesting. Paul Watson returned to his home n Irvlngton last Friday after an appendicitis operation at the Kossuth lospitail. Mrs. Clarence Rosan and baby daughter arrived home from the same Institution on Saturday _and It was reported that Bob Spurgeon was ill last week. Mrs. Laura Mantor and daughters returned to their home at Cedar Falls ast Thursday after an extended visit with her sister, Mrs. M. E. Blanchard. Grtitests at the Blanchard home on Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Edward Zunkei and Edith Zunkel, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Newbrough and Mrs. Ruth Krueger, all of Lone Rock. The Missionary society met last Friday at the annex. The topic was "The West Indies and Our Immigrants." Mrs. O. L. Miller was the leader. Mrs. K. P. Roney reviewed "The Oirl Who Walked Without Fear." Mabellne Miller sang a solo. Rev. Alex Miller gave another of his Interesting talks on "The History of the Christian Church." There were 17 present. Last Wednesday evening as Cleo Black and Douglas Rlley were return- Ing to their home at Irvlngton from Algona their truck struck loose gravel at the foot of the Link Singleton hill south of Algona. The car was thrown onto one of the posts supported by cables along the road and was badly wrecked. Cleo was taken to the hospital, but returned home the same «v- ening only suffering severe bruises. Miss Delores Warren, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Warren, visited her friend, Rachel Becker of Portland township, last week. The fore part of this week Rachael had her tonsils and adenoids removed at the General hospital in Algona. Bachael and her brother, George, will go to the Burt high school for the ensuing year. They are both children of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Becker, former Inrington residents. Mrs. Arthur Benschoter entertained Sunday at dinner honoring Mrs. Franda Benschoter, grandmother of Arthur, whose birthday fell on that date. Those enjoying the courtesy were Mr. and Mrs. George Benschoter and son, Hollis, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Benschoter of Kanawha, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Benschoter of Plum Creek township. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Huff and Robert Olson. Mrs. Benschoter has been making her home with Arthur during the summer months and eightieth year. is now In her You, too, can Enjoy a Modern Home If your home needs repairs, remodeling, or r»prainUng, you should not delay the Job. We are ready to talk over your remodeling plans with you. Phone 229. F. S. Norton & Son Ask Us for Your Auction Money When Teacher Rings the Bell Hhe'll he glad to ihat her pupils equipped with these. find one are Wahl's Vaccum Pens, Vacuum-Fil Pens Eversharp Pens, Adjustable with 9-Way Point Complete Line Pen-Pencil Sets Pens from $1.00 up—Sets $1.50 up Wehler'i Pine Watch Repairing JEWELRY STOKE Piiuue 240 Diamonds, Waiches and Silverware Wesley Church Adds Nine to Membership Wesley: A class of young people were taken in at the Methodist church on Sunday morning and included Emory Goodnow, Bernard and Madeline Erdman, Johnette Looft, Helen Nelson. Charles Kraus. Arlene and Pearly Haynes and Ronald Rickard. These young folks have been receiving Instructions weekly under th« tutorage of Rev. I. C. McNulty. Lutheran Church Bev. P. J. Braner, pastor The following services will be held Sunday: Engul&h service at 8 »• "». Sunday School and Bible class at 10 a. m. The pastor has to preach at 10:30 a. m jut he escaped with only minor In- lurles. George Dunn drove into northern Minnesota Saturday for Ira Gingrich who has -been visiting Grace Rink there for the past two weeks. Audrey and Janlta Underkofler of Britt called at the D. B. Mayer home last Monday. They were on their way into Minnesota on a camping trip. Mr. and Mis. Ralph H*fler and family of Granada, Minn., vlstted Sunday at the Leon Worden home. Mrs. Hefler Is better known here as Lois Worden. Mr. and Mrs. Oeo. Kollasch and fam'.ly and Mrs. Abbott, of Mallard called at the Blanche Jenks home on Sunday. They lived here over twenty years ago. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Niester and three daughters of Flandreau, South Dakota, and Miss Hazel Christ of Eenn South Dakota, visited Sunday at the Jenks and Matzner homes. Mr. Egan of Orient, South Dakota and Mr. Berchfleld of Wessington Springs, South Dakota have been here the past week trying to find pasture for cattle from the drouth-stricken area^. Rev. P. A. Sturm and Miss Josephine Windemeyer left Saturday for Carrol to visit their respective relatives there The Sacred Heart pulpit was filled on Sunday by a visiting priest from Bancroft. Mrs. Roscoe Mayne and children o Armstrong, also Mrs. Ben Steinberg of Buffalo Center, have been here the past week helping care for Mrs. Carrie Steinberg who Is In a very critical condition. Misses Edna and Aleta Green, Mrs. Charles Hilferty and Alfred Barslow eft Saturday for Marshalltown, Iowa, where Miss Aleta Green expects to enter the hospital to take nurse's .raining. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Worden and Harvey drove to the Ed Campbell home near Seneca last Tuesday evening. Mrs. Worden remained there 'until Friday evening helping care for her mother, who Is ill. J. P. Boyd of Ontario, California, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Boyd and three daughters of Nevada, all relatives of Mrs. George Thompson, visited Idst Tuesday and Wednesday at the George Thompson home. Mrs. Martha Gable and daughters, Jean and Marjorle attended a surprise party at the Martin Gable home near Grant last Monday evening. The occasion was the birthday of Martin Gable and son, Darrell. Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson and Mrs. Thompson's uncle. J. P. Boyd visited last Tuesday at the Wm. Rlley home at West Bend and with relatives In LuVerne. Mr. Boyd stayed In Lu- Vcrne for a week's visit. The M. E. Ladles' Aid held an Ice cream social Saturday evening on the vacant lot beside the telephone exchange. In spite of unfavorable weather a good crowd attended and all en- Joyed the home made Ice cream. Doris and Mary Ellen McDonald accompanied the Grant 4-H club gVrls to Okobojl last Monday where they camped until Thursday. There were 22 girls In the group. Mrs. Effle Curtis accompanied them as chaperone. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johns and son of Newton came Tuesday evening to visit at the parental Blanche Jenks home. Mr. Johns left Friday for Boone where he Is playing ball but Mrs. Johns and Bobby remained for a more extended visit. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Williams of Redding, Iowa, vlstted from Monday until Wednesday at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Wm. Wlemer. Mr. and Mrs wllUnms and Mr. and Mrs. Wlem- cr were dinner guests at the L. W. Wlemer home Tuesday evening. On last Monday afternoon Rev. W. G. Muhleman of Algona conducted the fourth quarterly conference at the M. E. church. Reports of the various organizations were given and plans were made 'to finish the church year as just six more weeks are left before conference. Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson and sons, Kenneth and Duane, drove to Okoboji Sunday to visit Mrs. Milton Thompson, who has been camnlne there with a group of girls from Sioux Ity. Duane accompanied Mrs. Milton Thompson home to Sioux City to visit there this week. Mrs. Gladys Pugsley of Des Molnes came Sunday to visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Recce. Joan Reeee. who has been visiting here the past two weeks, and Beverly and Donald Pugsley, who have been here the greater part of the summer, returned home with her. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Olson and Patty May, attended the wedding anniversary dinner of Mrs. Olson's aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Phaler at the Oerro Gordo hotel in Mason City Saturday evening. The guests at the dinner were the ones who had been guests at the wedding 14 years ago. It so happened that Mr. and Mrs. Olson were bridesmaid and best man at the wedding at that time. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kramer and son of Webster City, came Sunday to tnte Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hartshorn to Ames to see Maxlne Walker, a granddaughter, who Is very 111 with pnr-,;- monia at the John Tillmonoy home there. Maxine has many friends here who wish her a speedy recovery. She was operated on for appendicitis some time ago and seemed to be recovering nicely when pneumonia set In and so far she has been unable 1o throw it off. Ledyard Girl Breaks Arm in Jump From Car Ledyard: Marvel, the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Halverson, met with a painful accident last week Wednesday. She jumped irom the running toward of the car before it came to a complete stop and broke her arm near the shoulder. She was taken at once to a doctor for treatment. Mri. Tioe Brack and Alethia were Elmore callers Friday. L. W. Wiemer and G-corge Moulton ipcnt the week at Koionis, Minn. Billy Bauman, who resides south of sown, has been ill the past week. Ralph Olson shipped 50 head of cattle to Mason City this past week. Herman Bleich of Boone was calling on friends here Wednesday evening. Albert Looft was in Minneapolis for several days this past week on IJUM- ne&s. Ruth Swarta.ll of Oliu came Thursday to visit at the D. A. Carpenter home. Tile Geo. Moulton family are driving a new Ford V-8 purchased this past week. Mr. and Mrs. Christy Hendrick.sun oi Blue Earth were calling on relatives here Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Browning are the parems of a 9 pound baby buy born Friday, August, 17. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rediuger of Des Monies visited Friday at the purer tal Blanche Jenka home. Mr. Christ, the father of Mrs. Otto EngelbarU. passed away at lib. home in Lakota last week Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson and Duaue called at the Ed Campbell iiuino near Seneca Friday cvvniijg. Marjoriu Barnes has visaed the past week at the home of her si--. u.-r, Mrs. EriKSt Jorgeuson near Eliiiorc. Fred Junkeuieier had a runaway this past week, which broke up his wugou »T MCALTIMI 17x, lit. 24c 28c 97 « " • *• £« **** Week-End Specials Blackberries, No. 10 can Macaroni and Spaghetti, 2 ibs. Milk, Superb, 17« 3 tall cans * • *• W. Wheat Biscuit 91« Kellogg's, 2 pkgs £*L\* Dill Pickles, 17,. quart jar 1 I V. 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