The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 26, 1936 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 26, 1936
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\ The Algona Upper Pea Moines, Algona, Iowa, May 26,1936 3 COLTS KILLED BY LIGHTNING k L.Blair', West Bend Loses Them; fiad Insurance _ t West Bend: E. L. Blair had the misfortune to have three colts klll- ed by lightning Saturday nignO, They were covered by insurance. 50 Hen* About 50 hens were stolen from the A. Mikes farm Sunday night. Paul Mikes lives on the farm. Brother Die* Mrs. A. B. Carter received word Friday of the death of her brother, Thos. Larson, at Mankato, Minn. She left for that place that night and accompanied the body to Racine, WIs., where the children reside and burial took place, Monday. Mr. Larson was editor of the West Bern! Journal, a number of years ago. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Groves drove to Iowa City Tuesday to see their son, Roscoe and family. Mr. and Mrs. George Peters of Renwick spent Sunday evening at the Harvey Jacobs home, Vote For George D. Moulton Democratic Candidate For State Representative at June Primaries Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Vohs of Al gona spent Sunday at the home o their son, Carl and family. Mrs. Minnie Escher of Humblrd Wis., spent Sunday at the home o: Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Riley, here. Little bora Lt-n Mikes was ven ill Tuesday with acute Indigestion She is now somewhat Improved. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Scott of Nashua spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Anderegg. Mrs. Justina Hoskln and son, Blaine spent Sunday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Bonrtstetter at Rodman. Mrs. Sue Watson came home, on Sunday from Rock Rapids, where she spent two weeks visiting with her son. Morris, ond family. Mr. and Mrs. John Munson and children and Chralene Munson spent Sunday at the home of their brother, Howard Munson, near Graettinger. Harry Thatcher and liis sister, Mrs. Ethelyn Gregg of Ruthven, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Clark Sunday. They are brother and sister of Mrs. Clark. H. F. Anderegg, who has been having a siege of pneumonia, is slowly improving and is confined to his bed. A trained nurse. Miss tfalsrud of Bode, is in charge. Claus Looft of Grand Junction spent Sunday here with his wife and son. They plan to move to rand Junction soon, where Mr. jooft has bought an interest in a bank. Mr. and Mrs. Cleve Carter anc children of Graettinger and Mr. anc Mrs. Bert Shellmeyer of Whittemore, were guests Sunday at the home of the ladies' mother, Mrs Jos. Mikes. The Bay View club held their first meeting of the summer at the home of Sue Watson. The entertainment was furnished by Fern Brown. Delicious refreshments were served by Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Gerhart. HUCKLEBERRYFINN GIVEN AT LUVERNE Irvington Players Move Ball Ground Irvington: The Irvington baseball diamond has been moved from the location of last year to the present location just east of the Stacy oil station. Some disagreement over the rental price of the land caused the change. Practice is being held every Sunday afternoon, and the boys hope to book some interesting games for the season. VOTE FOB KATHARINE McEVOY (Mrs. E. J. McEvoy) Democratic Candidate for Kossuth Clerk of District Court Your Support Will Be Sincerely Appreciated YOUR HOME can be COOL AND FRESH ... IT'S EASY WITH The ELK'S Expert Dry Cleaning Elk Cleaners & Tailors Plume :J:M) \Ye Deliver Seniors stage Mark Twain Masterpiece in Splendid Manner Last Week LuVerne: A capacity house greet* ed the seniors last week Tuesday evening when they presented theii class play, "Huckleberry Finn.' Norman Hesse played the part o: Huck and Ralph Davidson was hi father. Tom Sawyer was enactec by Edward Lindebak; Mary Scrlb- ner \vas Aunt Polly; Wilma Merkle Aunt Ruth; Doris Genrlch, Mary Jane, who knew everything thai went on In town but wouldn't tell; Earl Legler was the geologist, who was Aunt Ruth's suitor; Virgie Hardkopf was Clara Woppinger the deacon ness, and Frances Wallers was her sister. Genevieve Sanford was Melba, the superstitious negro maid; Willard Sanford, stage •manager; and Ethel Bowman. Richard Wermersen and Kathleen Nygaard were members of the property committee and Wayne Sanford, Frieda Miller, Frances Thorn were the advertising committee. The orchestra gave a short concert before the play began and the senior quartette sang a selection and Doris Genrlch and Wilma Merkle sang a duet between acts. Miss Van Patten, the director, was presented with flowers as a gift from the class. Eligible for Cranium Derby Word received by Supt. A. C. Evans Thursday reported that the following high school students who took the academic tests the first week in May are eligible to participate in the Cranium Derby at Iowa City. June 1 and 2: Marie Scribner, English Correctness 12; Doris Genrich. English Literature; Elda Hintz, English Correctness 11; Wm. Chapman. American History, Biology, American Government, English Correctness 11 and American Literature; Norman Hesse, Biology; Robert Chapman, General Science; Burnell Wagner. English Correct- n<"?s 9. This year individual students' standings will be announced at the banquet following the, tests at Iowa City so the ranking of the schools were made public at this time. LuVerne ranked fourth in the state in Class C. the same rank- Ing that the school had last year. William Chapman, who represents the school in five subjects is a junior, and won first in the state two years ago in General Science and first in Plane Geometry and tenth in World History last year. Mrs. Nellie Gregory is at Hum- holdt where she is helping to care for an aged man. Ed Dehnert and G. S. Buchanan left last Tuesday for a few days' fishing in lakes in southern Canada. . A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Curran, Thursday.' They now have one ion and one daughter. ' Mrs. Emma Harris left for her home In Camden, N. Y.. last week Monday after a two weeks' visit with her brother, A. L. Look. The J. R. Farrells'are now living in house vacated by Dr. and Mrs.' R. L. Corbjn.' The Harry Flemings have moved Into the the Farrells lived in. Clara Rector, Emporia, Kansas, wns a guest at the Peter Thompson home last week. Mrs. Irene Bogurd, Corwith, spent last week Monday with the Thompsons. Two passenger trains on the M. & .St. L. hiive changed time, the southbound No. 2 leaves at 3:30 p. m., and the northbound at 11 :< a. m., both dally, except Sunday. Mrs. Grant Jennings will be host ess to the Presbyterian Aid tfociet at her home Wednesday. The Mia sionary society will meet with Mrs Irvin Chapman Thursday evening M'.). J. N. Schlecht and Mrs. J Emmons, Livingston, Montana were guests at Henry Kubly hem Wednesday. They were enroute t their home from Detroit, wher Mrs. Emmons had purchased a car They expected to visit the parent* of Mrs. Schlecht; Mr. and Mrs Dolph Miller, at Flasher, North Dakota, on their way home. Mrs. F. I. Chapman recently re celved a check for an article she Wrote for the Forum page of the Country Home Magazine. It is printed In the current number o: the magazine. She also receivec a lemonade set for a recipe she sent to the Cudahy Packing Co., In the Recipe-of-the-Month contest sponsored through the local Johnson meat market. The Good Will club held their May meeting with Mrs. Arthur Krause Thursday afternoon with Miss Emma Krause assisting. The State and National Parks were named for roll call and Mrs. Herman Meyers and Mrs. Henry Blumer had charge of a social hour with Mrs. J. J. Wadleigh and Mrs. Paul Phillips winning In contests. Three guests were present. Mrs. Clarence Krause will be the hostess for the June meeting. Miss Huldah Fritzemeier entertained at a tea Friday afternoon from 4 to 5 honoring the senior girls and their mothers. An informal program was given with several women giving talks on hobbles: Mrs. Peter Thompson, Gardening; Mrs. F. I. Chapman, Read- ng; Myrtle Jordan, Painting, and Viola Bishop, Music. Mrs. Bishop also played several piano selections. Urs. A." C. Evans and Mrs. Chandos Smith assisted the hostess in pouring. The last meeting of the club year of the J. J. club was held Friday afternoon at the Andrew Hanselman home. Fifteen members re- ponded to roll call by telling about i place they would like to go for \ vacation this summer. The program for next year was read and approved and the afternoon was pent playing bridge. Mrs. Henry Blumer and Mrs. Bernard Wolf von high scores. Guests of the lub were Mrs. Chas. Hanselman, Mrs. Henry Blumer and Mrs. David Huff. Read The Want Ads—It Pays WANTED—At once man with farming experience. Permanent local job, good pay every week. Car necessary. Give age and how long on farm. Box 164, Dept. 3050, Quincy. III. Age years lived on farm Name Number of Address Swea City Opens Softball League Swea City: The local Softball ague opened here on Thursday of ast week, with the "Home Boys", aptnined by Cletus Fernbaugh. de- eated the "South Water" club, with Vern Lunn as captain The core was 11 to 7. On Friday night the "Gas Alley" gang with Marvin Roalson as captain defeated "Silk Spx", with Leroy Applebaum as Captain. Thes core in this game was 9 to 3. JUUATH1LGES BRIDE TODAY Became Wife of Lorenz Boramnn at St. Joe Church St. Joe: In a pretty wedding on Tuesday morning, May 26th, in St Joseph's Catholic church at eight o'clock Miss Julia Thilgea, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Thilges, became the bride of Lorenz Bormann, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Bormann, Sr., Rev. Father George Theobald per formed the ceremony and read the nuptial high mass. The bride was attired in a satin gown with lace inserts fashioned with a long train and wore a cap-shaped veil. She carried a shower bouquet of Johanna Hill roses and cannabells. The couple was attended by Mrs. Matthew O'Connor (Stella Bormann) sister of the groom and Em- 1 Thilges, brother of the bride. Mrs. O'Connor was attired in a light blue taffeta gown with white accessories. She carried a bouquet of pink carnations and pink larkspur. A reception was given at the tome of the bride's parents to 150 close relatives and friends of the oung couple. A three course dinner was served. The young couple is well known n this vicinity having spent their entire lives here. They attended St. Joseph's parochial school. They will live on the groom's farm north- :ast of St. Joe, where the groom tas been farming. A wedding dance was given by he young couple in the Floral hall t the fairgrounds, Algona, to their many friends and relatives. The foung couple left on a two weeks' wedding trip. Marie Cox spent several days last week at the Erwin Melavin home outh of Livermore. A shower was given Wednesday fternoon at the Elmer Gronbach ome in honor of Mrs. Roy Brown, ormerly Mildred Gronbach. Peggy Gales who has been em- loyed in Chicago for several months, returned last week and vill keep house for her brother-in- aw, Henry Loerwald. Mr. and Mrs. John Origer, Harold nd Christina, Mr. and Mrs. Bill isch and son and Joseph Becker, r., were Sunday dinner guests at ic R. A. Hogan home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kramer nd sons were Monday evening vis- tors ,nt the Eugene Thul home ear Ottosen. On Thursday ev- ning Mr. and Mrs, Wm. Hammer and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Wagner, Adolph Kas», Bill and Geo. Beckers were callers at the Eugene Thul home. A shower was given Thursday afternoon In St Joseph's hall' In honor of Miss Bertha Thul. She was the recipient of many beautiful and useful presents. The afternoon was spent in playing bridge and five hundred. Bridge was played at four tables with Olga Gales win- ning high prize. Five hundred was played at ten tables with Mrs, Edward Bormann winning high prize. Door prize was awarded to Evelyn Kramer. Lunch was served by the hostesses to 100 guests. Dorothy Fraser, who taught the Clayton school In South Cresco, the put year, closed her school Friday with a picnic dinner at the school Mr*. Clftir Winkie Is Bridge Hostess Union: Mrs. Clalr Winkle entertained her bridge club Tuesday evening, May 12, at three trt*w. Th« guests present were Mrs. Roy Han- sVn, Miss Cora Hansen Mr*, Matt Hansen and Mrs. O. Hott. A dainty lunch was served. Pyrex Prying Pan 75c Pyrex Casserole $1.00 Mixing bowls 3 piece set 98c Electric Toasters $1.50 Electric Irons $1.39 Mops easily washed $1.35 For the BRIDE'S KITCHEN Any woman enjoys a well equipped kitchen, and a bride particularly. Make it a point to see that she gets the kind of utensils she prefers. We have everything for the new kitchen from the electric refrigerator to the paring knife. Cake Savers 98c Sanet Cans 86c Vac-u-lators $2.65 All kinds of Enamelware Grunow Refrigerators Perfection Oil Stoves Kohlhaas & Spilles St. Joe Loses St. Cecelia's Academy boys won a baseball game last week Tuesday from the St.: Joe Parochial team, on the local diamond. Rev. George Theobald and Nick Thilges brought the visiting players to Algona, and nlthought they lost, they had a lot sport after all. IRVINGTON NEWS A Good Election Slogan Vote For Fraser Democratic Candidate For County Supervisor First District John II. Fra.ser i.s a fanner, lias li.-.-n active in local ^ov and the fanners' program, and is qualified in every respect to handle the problems facing any supervisor. A vole for Fi-user is a vote for your neighbor, who pled»'e> hone.-t, efficient dealing, if nominated and elected. Miss Marvel Dole has been ill since last Saturday with congestion of the lungs. Marvel i.s the youngest daughter of Mrs. Mary Dole. Mrs. Alice Duryea is visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ralph Campbell at Seneca. Mr. and Mrs. Steven Loss, Jr., were Sunday guests at the parental Steven Loss home. Most of the virgin prairie in this vicinity that has been used for hay land is fast becoming cultivated. For many years the greater part of the land surrounding Galbraith was in hay land. Oran Hudson has been engaged by Barney Frankl to work for him during the coming season. Mr. Corrick. formerly employed by Mr. Frankl, is recuperating from a recent operation and as soon as his health permits expects to return to his home at Urinnell. George Kuhlmann who was called here recently from his home at Graveville, N. Y. by the death of his father, returned to his home last Monday night. Mrs. Kuhlmann and daughter, Mary, expect to remain on the farm hiring help to assist with the farm work. Jake Maasdam received word the latter part of last week regarding the critical condition of his nephew, Herbert Blockland of LeGrand, Oregon. Some time ago Herbert was bruised on a limb which later had to be amputated. He is now in a very serious weakened condition and little hopes are held for his recovery. RU-MMftOID " SEXTON NEWS Mr. and Mm. .lames Brophy spent Tuesday evening at Kanawha. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thompson spent Wednesday at Mason City. Mrs. Alfred Opheim, LuVerne, iuent Thursday with her mother, Mrs. Sarah Wise and family. Mr. and Mrs. Clem Cunningham and children spent Wednesday with her mother. Mrs. Warmbier, at Lu- Verne. Mrs. Warmbier, has been in poor health for borne time. Clem Cunningham has been having dental work done last week and this week by Dr. Pfeffer, Wesley. He has been having a number of teeth pulled and has been quite ill. John Dakin, who formerly lived near here is seriously sick at his home near Bancroft. His mother, Mrs. Henry Dakin, now of Uoodell, plans to lake him to KochesU-r, on Saturday for examination and treatment. Joe Dorr. St. Benedict, who has been employed ut the Clem Cunningham home HUH summer, suffered an attack of appendicitis Tuesday and wasi taken home Tuesday evening. He is under care of Dr Adums of Wtsley. cam obtain Ruberoid durability only by buying Genuine Ruberoid Shingles and Roofings. The words "A Product of The Ruberoid Co." on the label is your assurancs of quality. Botsford Lumber Co. Phone 256 Jim Pool "to Corurittee OLDSMOBILE is More Comfortable! E ITHER way, the result is the same. When you take Oldsmobile's famous gliding ride, you realize that only Knee-Action can give you such restful comfort—Knee-Action Wheels combined with the Ride Stabilizer. Then, when you check pther cars against Oldsmobtle, you see at a glance why Oldsmobile is in a comfort class of its own. It's the same with safety features, too. Oldsmobile gives you the protection of Solid-Steel "Turret- Top" Bodies by Fisher, with Safety Glass standard —the dependability of powerful, self-energizing Super-Hydraulic Brakes. Before you decide on any car, 'Drive and Compare!" Your choice is sure to be the low-priced, economical Oldsmobile! • THI six • '665 tSIOtnd up, limltl L»ntinf. Sp»c*j/«co»»»ol> (raupt •*In. Ctr illutlrttfd: Sa-Cfl- ± indtr Toormf Sfdtn. I83O + lift. AQcn«r«] Molor«V«lu«. Mootbly payments to vult rout pur... OINIRAl MOTOISINSTAUlf NT PLAN • THI IHHIT . 81O ALGONA AUTO MARKET H. L. HOENK West of Court House ALOONA, IOWA Andrew Bell of Denison, Crawford County Democratic Candidate For CONGRESS From the 8th District Democratic County Attorney of Crawford County for 20 years Now the Party's State Senator from The 34th District Your Support JU Kespeotfully flolicited

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