The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 21, 1936 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 21, 1936
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The Algona Upper Peg Moines, Algona, Iowa, July 21,1936 P.KOLIASCHDIES ATWHITTEMORE Prominent Man Passes Following a Two-Year Uliness of Diabetes Whittemore: Peter Kollasch, Sr. died at his home last Tuesday morning at 9 a. m., following an Illness of two years with diabetes and a compilation of other diseases. Mr. Kollasch has been a resident In this) community for the past 33 years. Peter Kollasch was born at Merten Rhine province, Germany, on May <th. J863. In the year of 1881 he sailed for America, and located at Lenore. 111. On Sept 28. 1888, he was married to Theresa Naas at Richland, 111., where Mr. and Mrs. Kollasch resided until 1903, when they came to Whittemore that March and purchased a farm two miles east of town along the railroad track upon which his son, Fred, now resides and in 1910 he purchased the Esser half section two miles north of town and has made It bis home the past 26 years. There were 14 children born to this couple, seven boys and seven girls. Two girls, Mary and Louise, preceded their father in death. He leaves to mourn his widow, sons. Peter, Frank, Fred, Leo Herman, and Charley, West Bend; John, at home; and daughter, Mrs. And- rew S. Elbert, Mrs. John Marte Mrs. Frank Rochford, all of Whlt- temore, and Mrs. Henry Kaschmlt- ter of Sheldon and Theresa at home. He Is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Katherlne Schulte of Peoria. HI., and two brothers. Joe of Algona and Charlie of Bancroft Funeral services were conducted Thursday at St. Michael's Catholic church with Rev. Wm. Velt officiating. He was a devout member of St. Michael's parish and a mem' ber of the Holy Name society. Pall bearers were nephews of Mr. Kollasch: Albert Kollasch. Bancroft; Ben Pilfsen. Bode: Charlie Saltt. Charles R. Kollasch, Joe Loe- b«ch. all from here and Peter J. Dahlhauser. West Bend. Mr. Kollasch was a pleasant man to be acquainted with, a kind-hearted neighbor and always willing to lend a helping hand. He served several years as director on the Whittemore creamery board and also held the same office with the Whittemore Elevator Co. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Martini spent Tuesday evening at Armstrong with Mrs. Martini's parents. Mrs. Peter Schumacher and sons, Eddie and Joe. drove to Spencer ast Monday where the boy spent the week with their aunt, Mrs. John Gray. Miss Blanid Cullen. R. N.. daugh- er of Mr. and Mrs. John Cullen. arrived from New York last week to ipend most of the summer here in Whittemore. Sister M. Dorothea and Sister M. Cecelia returned to Omaha last Tuesday after spending two weeks visiting at the home of their mother. Mrs. Mary Foley. MRS. RINGSDORF, 94, DIES AT BURT, RESIDENT OF COUNTY FOR 68 YEARS Daring Circus Girls 25% OFF ON ALL Summer Suits Straw Hats AND Sport Oxfords Misbach Clothing Co. Congressman Gilchrist to Speak Legion Days at Burt, July 24-25 Including Irene Both, will risk their lives wlien, suspended by their teeth, they present the beautiful illuminated aerial ballet with Russell Bros. Circus in Algona, Friday, July 31. Mrs. Karl Krahn, who is past 90 years old. had the misfortune to fall out of a wheel chair and break her shoulder. She is getting along as well as can be expected. Frank Seeley accompanied by his son. Claud and wife of Armstrong drove to Minneapolis last Thursday. Mrs. Claud Seeley remained in the city to visit with her sister, Mr. find Mrs. H. Huff. Attorney and Mrs. C. W. Conners and family of Des Moines, Gene Hood. Miss Mathilda and Mrs. Eva Germann of St. Benedict were Sunday dinner guests at the Martin Eischeid home. Millie Kortum visited at the home of her daughter and family the past week at Scranton, Iowa, and while there had the pleasure to visit with her son and family, Mr. find Mrs. Elmer Kortum of Chicago. The Kortums had just returned from a week's vacation trip In Denver, Colorado. i The Whittemore volunteer fire company is getting everything in readiness for the annual celebration Wed., July 22. There will be entertainment all day from early morning till late at night. There will be no charge to enter the grounds of this celebration. The one hour show is free to all. The ball game will be the Whittemore Merchants, with Atwell from Algona on the mound, against the P. F. Colored Giants. There will be a ferris wheel and in fact everything that goes with a real celebration. A dance will be held in the evening and band concerts all day and evening. Lotts Creek News A budget meeting of the directors of Lotts Creek township, was held at the central school house Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Schultz and grandson. Charles, visited Edward, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Potratz. Wednesday, who has been *ick the past week. He has now improved greatly. Mr. ami Mrs. Paul Eigler, of Arnii.s, arrived home Friday to visit, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Kuwii-s. They will also visit with friends ind rela'iviM at Fenlcn. They will return Sunday yvwYWjw/ywiMjwMV^jwv^^ j THE FRIGIDAIRE with the METER-MISER Is Supreme Among Refrigerators in Beauty, Spaciousness, Efficiency and Economy of Operation. Burt: Funeral services for Mrs Elizabeth Ringsdorf, aged 94, an< one of the early pioneers of this vicinity, was held at the Methodis church Friday afternoon, the Rev C. B. Mitchell conducting the ser vice, assisted by the Rev. S. H. At«n. Burial was in the Portland township cemetery. Six grtmdsnna acted as pall be.ireis. Sarah Elizabeth BuffMire was born Jan. 2, 1842, In Germany, and died July 14, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. S. C. Johnson, at Stillwater, Minn. At the age of three she came to America with her grandparents. The following year her parents also came and the family settled in Wisconsin. In 1859 she was united in marriage to Wm. Ringsdorf it Whitewater, Wis. To this union six children were born, three of whom survive. They were Jobn Frederick, Frank Thomas, Mnrv Ell.i.bolh, Lizxio Belle. Anna Dora, and William Wallace. In 1868 the family moved to Kossuth county, coming by covered wagon from Wisconsin. They took up a homestead in Portland township among the earliest settlers of the community. Here she lived the life of a true pioneer ever ready to assist those in sickness or trouble. Her husband preceded her in death in 1S92 and she has made her home with her children for many years. Although 94 years of age, she never grew old in spirit, always retaining her interest In the things of the present Surviving chldren are Mrs. G. F. Bnrslou, Maquoketa; Mrs. S. C. Tohnson, Stillwater, Minn., and Wm. of Burt, all of whom were present at the funeral. She is also survived by a number of grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Legion Celebration Plans are being completed for the big Legion celebration to be held here Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25. Friday afternoon there will be a ball game between Lotts Creek and Burt. Darrell Riddle will pitch for Burt. Saturday afternoon there will be a game between Fenton and Tltonka. Music will be furnished afternoons and evenings by the Burt high school concert bands. A special feature of the celebration will be a speech by the Hon. Fred C. Gilchrist, Laurens or- Friday evening and one on Saturday evening by Ray Murray, state secretary of agriculture. Bowery dnncss will be held i ach evening. There will albu be all kinrls of concessions, free ac'.a, etc Mrs. H. E. Rachut and daughters and Leta Olson were Fairmont, Minnesota, visitors last week Tuesday. Mrs. George Cogswell, Los Angeles, California, called at the Rev. C. B. Mitchell home Thursday evening. Anne and Harold Wrede, Garner, visited last week Tuesday and Wednesday ut the home of their brother, Enos Wrede. Thursday was Jimmy Holdings' tenth birthday and he entertained a group of friends that afternoon in honor of the event. Mrs. Ernest Polhemus and two children, Artesian, California, were dinner guests Friday at the Dr. J. G. Clapsaddie home. Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Kriethe were at Rockwell City Thursday where Mr. Kriethe was a delegate to a meeting of the Presbytery. The Presbyterian Sunday School picnic which was to have been held last Tuesday, was postponed on account of the extreme heat. Edward Paine has secured a position with the Postal Telegraph & Cable Co., at Omaha, by which his brother, Merwyn, is employed. Mrs. Johanna Dettman, who has iieen spending several weeks at tnc hi me of her brother. Will Doering, >i;.s returned '.r her home here. Myrtle Schwietert returned to her work at Des Moines Thursday after spending a couple of weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Schwietert. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Schrocder sptnt the week end at Spirit Lake and Sunday brought home part of Queen Esther girls who spent last week there. Mariida Pratt has secured a position to tenth in the Runnels consolidated school next year. Marilda Kraduattd from the State University this spring. Mrs. E. R. Andrews and two children, Chicago, and Mrs. Dundas left last week Tuesday after spending a week at tile Dale Dundas and Martin homes. T. It. (Jollinson, Laknt;i, has rented the rear part of the Burger Luiidinf;, in which the K. 4i H. oil .station is located, and ha.i opened up an auto repair shop. Fenton Bank No Belt, No Pulley, No .Stuffing Box, No Flapper Valves- Just Three Moving Parts No More is the Meter-Miser Bjustrom's Greater Values Easy Terms Wi WWVUWUVWUVAVSmMWWWVU Opened July 15 Armstrong: The banking office of the First Trust & Savings bank opened a branch office at Fenton, Wednesday, July 15. The new bank at Fenton Is In charge of James Smith who recently came to Iowa front California. Mr. Smith is a brother of C. 1. Smith of this place, who is also in the banking business here. Mr. and Mrs. Smith formerly homesteaded in South Dakota and they both held elective positions In Dewey and Corson counties in South Dakota. Wallace, their son, will remain here during the summer but will' return to California this fall to complete his college course. Cashier John F. O'Neill and C. I. Smith were in Fen ton Wednesday assisting with the opening of the bank. The same banking system is being carried ou there as is here in Armstrong. Bad depositor's account will be insurec up to $5,000. Burt Fire Dept. Called to Farm Fire The flre department was called out Saturday morning to a fire at the J. W. Dorrance tenant house, in which the Carson Johnson fam ily live. The flre was In a large chicken house In part of which cobs were stored. It was thought that the flre was caused by spontaneous combustion, as an explosion occurred before the flre broke out. Obout 50 chickens were burned in the building which was a total loss. Lavon Mixell spent a few days with her friend, Mavis Gangsted. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Irmiter were business callers in Estherville on Saturday morning. Mr. and Mrs. James Smith are the parents of a baby boy born Wednesday, July 15th. Mrs. Jay Dunham of Estherville spent a few days with her daughter, Mrs. F. F. Gibbons. Mrs. Nick Griffin was taken to .he Mayo clinic at Rochester, Minn., Saturday for medical treatment Jesse Burkhead and Billy Heneman left Saturday for Texas, where they plan to remain a week visiting the Texas Centennial. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Irmiter moored to St Paul Monday to visit i few days with their daughter, tene, who attends a beauty school. Mrs. F. W. Davies was taken to he Coleman hospital in Esther- 'ille last week following a gall iladder attack which developed in- o jaundice. She is improving rap- dly at this writing. Fred Knowles spent Monday vis- ting at the F. F. and F. J. Glb- ons homes here. Mr. Knowles was nroute to his home in Morris, Jinn., from a visit with his par- nts in Melrose, Iowa. Hebron Twp News Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hauskin spent last Thursday at Mason City. Mrs. William Boehm and children spent last Friday afternoon with Mrs. Oscar Frandle. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Lage and baby spent last Friday night at the Adrian Hauskin home. Mrs. Oscar Frandle and Mrs. C. Legried attended a funeral of a friend at Frost last Wednesday. Gennfe, Bertha, and Josle Badje spent last Sunday afternoon with Berdean and Thelma Frandle. Mr. and Mrs. Ole Hauskfn of Blue Earth spent last Wednesday night at the Adrian Hauskin home. Mrs. Oscar Frandl and Mrs. Adrian Hauskin spent last Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. Carl Hauskin. Leonard Miller, two of his broth- Mrs. Beatrice Osland lives, was de- errand a slrtef of Forest Lake, stroyed by flre last Saturday morn- Minn., spent last Sunday with their uncle, Ed Miller and family. The barn on the place where ing. The cause has not been learned M yet. It happened between 6:30 and 6:00. "WHO CAfl€S! -IT WILL 0€ NICE AND WARM IN OUfl HOU Even the Utde (otka appreciate the warmth and comfort of GREAT HEART COAL Exceptional Heat Less than a Bushel of Ashes to the Ton Guaranteed to Satisfiy by F. S. Norton & Son PHONE 229 Stockers and Feeders for Sale We will have several thousand head of atocker and feeder cattle for sale during the fall season and can show from 500 to 1,000 head at any time. These cattle will be of various sizes and good in quality, consisting of steers, heifers and cows with calves. These cattle are coming direct from the range. Phone 69 \JenningS BrOS. Livermore, la. 29-30» Kossuth Radio & Electric NT IT! P Four Corner News g Mf;>. 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