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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 18, 1936
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, August 18,1936 Mfeetffig of Foreign The Methodist Foreign Mission ary society met at the church on Thursday afternoon. Electldn of of fleers was held. The president has not been elected as yet Those holding the new offices are: Mrs A. E. Michel, first vice president Mrs. Walter Klamp, recording sec retary; Mrs. Olen Roland, cor responding secretary; Mrs. fear Mason, treasurer; Mrs. Dolf Miller superintendent of Standard Bear era; and Mrs. Burdette Agard, superintendent of Light Bearers. Mrs, A. J. Keen, Mrs. C. W. Davenport and Mrs. A. E. Michel were on the committee that served. Luncheon-Bridge Party— Mrs. W. B. Quarton, Mrs. E. J Murtagh and Mrs. Al Falkenhaine were hostesses at the Quarton home at a one o'clock luncheon am bridge party, Monday afternoon honoring Mrs. Lottie Donahoo o New York City, guest of Mr. an Mrs. F. W. Dlngley, and Mrs. H. N. Moore of San Antonio, Texas, guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hag gard. A two course luncheon served, and prlxes In bridge were received by Mrs. J. F. Overmyer and Mrs. C. H. CreUmeyer. Mrs. Moore and Mrs. Donahoo receive guest prises. _ Guests at Betaxmd— Mr. and Mrs. Glen McMnrray former Algonians who live at Bei- mood entertained the members o their Algona bridge club Friday Tfeft wonMn diww duwu in the aft ernoon and the men joined them for dinner and bridge. Those at tending were Mr. and Mrs. G. D Brundags. Mr. aad Mrs. Henry Becker, Mr. aad Mrs. Leon Merritt, Mr. aad Mrs. John Duttoc. and Mr and Mrs. Gordon Ogg. Mr. and Mrs. Bnmdage received the high score prise, and the travel prize was won by Leon Merritt. Announcement is made this week of the marriage of Jean McPhail of Bloomfleld and Don Hutchins, ytmncsst son of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. HuMHns of Algona. Theyoure now si Home in Des Moines. .Don has been attending Cornell College tils- past, two years or more and is avoesJtttof talent He and Mrs Agnes Vohs gave a joint recital at the high school this summer. * • • i Farewell Surprise Party— Members of the E. T. W. club and their husbands surprised Mr. and Mrs. Howard Vinson at their home Wednesday evening. Bridge was the diversion of the evening. The high score prize was won by Mrs. Bert Cronan; travel prize was won by George Mahoney, and the consolation prize went to Mrs. Meda Redfleld. The Vlnsons were presented wjth a nice gift Foursome Entertains— Mrs. Jas. Neville, Mrs. D. D. Monlux, Mrs. H D. Hutchins, and Mrs. George St John entertained -~ ~ -p. Stokes, Mr*. I* A. ... Mrs, L. F. Rice and Mrs. L. C. Hanson at picnic luncheon and Tjridge at the shelter house at the •"State Park, Wednesday afternoon. Each guest received a prize. 'Klghtsome Club Meets— The members of the Elghtsome • contract bridge club met at the M. P. Weaver home last Monday even- Ing for a 6:30 dinner. Mrs. W. B. Quarton won high prize at bridge. Mrs. H. N. Moore was aguest of the club. Party for Guest— Mrs. Walter Roberts entertained ten guests Thursday evening in honor of her sister, Anna Ros Boss. A buffet supper was servei after which bridge was played Guests attending were Ida Halpin Evelyn Smith, Mary Foster, Em ma Spongberg, Kathryn Delm, Hel en Zittritsch. Margaret Stephen son, and Mrs. Jack Beers. Connecticut Visitors— Raymond Wallace, Mrs. Wallac and children, arrived here Monda; for a visit with Mr. Wallace's sis ter. Mrs. H. A. Van Alstyne. Th Wallaces are from Connecticut ani made the trip over half way acres, the continent by automobile. I has been nine years since Mr. Wai lace and Mrs. Van Alstyne hav seen each other. Dinner-Bridge— Mrs. Frank Vera entertained th eight members of her club, at he home last Tuesday evening at a 6:3 dinner and bridge. Prizes In bridg were received as follows: Mrs. E< Stheehan. high score prize; Mrs Bert Cronan. travel prize, an Mrs. John Dutton. low prize. Dinner-Bridge— A dinner-bridge party was given Monday evening at the Sullivan home in honor of Mrs. H. N Moore, of San Antonio. Texas The hostesses were Mrs. C. B. Mur tagh. Mrs. J. W. Sullivan and Mrs S. E. McMahon. Mrs. Moore received a guest prize and other prizes were given. Entertain Home Mission Office: Mrs. F. B. Seeley and Mrs. L. J Malueg entertained the officers ol the Methodist Home Missionary society Thursday afternoon at the F B. Seeley home. Plans for the coming year were discussed and light refreshments were served. Party for >Ir*. Vinson— Mrs. Elmer Hartshorn. Mrs. Elsie Cady. Mrs. Howard Vinson and Miss Evelyn Cady held a farewell bridge foursome Friday evening at the home of Mrs. Elmer Hartshorn. Mrs. Vinson was presented with a farewell gift Picnic at State Park- Six local girls enjoyed a picnic supper at the Call State Park on Wednesday night Those attending were Ruth Muckey, Alice Zelg- ler, Anne McNeil, Violet Norman, Marietta Bestenlehner, and Gertrude Nelson. Social Calendar Tuesday, August 18—The annual W. C. T. U. picnic of the county will be held Tuesday, August 18, at Swea City. Bring covered dish. Thursday, August 20—Members of the St Thomas Guild will meet at the state park Thursday afternoon. ' A social tea will be held in the church parlor at the First Lutheran charch, Thursday evening, at 7:30. lostesses are Mrs. Ben Bakken, ffrs. Oliver Bakken and Mrs. L. A. Gronwall. All church members and riends are invited. Another social ea will be held Friday at the home f Mrs. D. D. Monlux at 2:30 p. m. lostesses are Mrs. D. D. Monlux nd Mrs. Alma Nelson. John Lee Holtzbauer began work •londay at the Brownell shoe tore. Wed.-Thurs., Aug. 19-20 DAILY MATINEES 2:30 alary Plckford's First Production A Delightful Highly Enjoyable Comedy with DA LUPINO HUGH HERBERT ROLAND YOUNG Jeitph Cawlhorn ' Diltcled iiy Rowland V. Lot Ihru Uniud Aftitti NEIGHBORS OF 40 YEARS AGO RENEW OLD FRIENDSHIPS Seneca Man In Algona Store Meets Boyhood Chums Seneca: Mr. and Mrs. Horace Coffin of Minneapolis. Albert Coffin of Souris, N. D., and the men's sister. Rosa of Watertown, S. D., railed at the A. T. Paulsen home Tuesday. The Paulsen family happened to be in Algona that day and the Coffins happened to stop in Algona on their way to Cedar Rapids and Horace Coffin came in a store where Mr. Paulsen was and inquired as to where some one lived near Algona. They visited on and through the visiting they found out the men were neighbor boys of Mr. Paulsen some forty years ago. Albert Coffin stopped at the Paulsen home several months ago. Seneca School will open August 31. Lavonne Bailey spent several days at home of her friend. Jean Looft. Maxine and Gordon Bollig spen Monday evening at the A. T. Paul sen home. Ruby Paulsen spent Monday ani Monday night with her friend Maxine Bollig. The stitches were removed from Merlin Dctson's leg Wednesday and he Is improving rapidly. Miss Elsie Kessell of Harvey. HI arrived Wednesday for a visit with her mother, Mrs. J. J. Drlnan. The Seneca N. R. G. girls together with their leader Mrs. Jens Peterson attended the 4-H Achievement Day at Bancroft Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lentsch and family of Comfrey. Minn., spent several days the past week at the J. W. Bollig and Ambrose Lentsch homes. LeVonne Bailey and Jean Looft spent Thursday afternoon with Marjorle Sherman at Bancroft Miss Sherman was the girls' instructor last term. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Osborn are spending several days in the Black Hills. Mrs. Roy Lee and Merle boper of Algona are doing the chores and other work at the Roy Osborn home. The Seneca people who were Al- ;ona callers Tuesday were: A. T. Paulsen family, Mike Kennedy family, John Lenlhan family, J. W. Bolllg and family, Mrs. Henry McGregor and Grace, Ray Gardner and Ed and Albert Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Merrill and sons left last week for a week's vacation with relatives in northwestern Iowa, northern Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Jensen are staying at the Merrill farm and doing the work. Edna Frink Gue*t At a Pre-Nuptial Shower in Fenton Fenton: Miss Edna Frink. was honored at a pre-nuptial miscellaneous shower on Friday afternoon, August 14, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Frink. The afternoon was spent in playing games with Sally Bueck- ema winning the most points and receiving the prize. Following a two course luncheon, Miss Frink opened her many and beautiful gifts. Hostesses were Mrs. Arnold Hantelman and Mrs. Fred Jacob, the latter of Algona. Approximately 60 ladies were present. Miss Frink and Oerhardt Wlttkopf were married this Wednesday. August 19, at the FalrvtHe Lutheran church with Rev. H. D. Stahmer officiating. An account of the marriage will be in next week's paper. Hi School Annual Editor Join* Navy Orval Halnes, 17, son of Mr. and Urs. Archie Halnes of Algona, left Phursday for Fort Dodge. Friday left for Dea Moines and from here to San Diego, California. He was one of some Iowa boys who oined the navy. He will be gone hree years, and during that time will major in chemical engineer- ng. Orval graduated last spring from he local high school. During his enlor year, he was editor-in-chief of the high school annual and an nterested student in science. He was also an active worker in the resbyterian church, taking an act- ve part in Christian Endeavor and eaching a class of boys in Sunday School during the summer months. St. Joe Men On . Trip in Dry Belt St. Jot: George Bormann, Mat Kirsch, Jim Reding and Nick Thll- ;ea left Monday on a sight seeing trip through Nebraska and the Dakotaa. Ottosen Festival Ottosen: The Ottosen fall festival will be held Friday and Saturday, August 21 and 22. ALSO The March of Time PRESENTS Highway Homes As the auto trailer booms a new industry, 500,000 people in U. S. today roll across the nation wagging their homes behind ihtm. Price* I0c-26c CALL-PATHE NEWS King Cotton's Slaves Sharecroppers' revolt in Arkansas reveal that both Planter und Sharecropper are slaves of the South'^ one-crop bystem. Albania's King Zog For Muabolmi—prirnest piece of toloniaJ plunder in Europe. POPEVE, "NO SPIN Am" Coming Sun.-MoB., Aug. 23 24 Bobert Taylor and Barbara Stanwyck in "HIS BROTHER'S WIFE" Come In See Us .Save our rash roupons You ran redeem them foi something really worth while at no to your- M.-lt'. We also have punch card premium de- 1 part UK-lit when.- you car j k r et some really worth i while bargains. Tomato Juice, '•> cans Salad Dressing OIK; quart $priag Chicken, fey., ready for pan, lb. Beef Eoasts, 29c 22c 15-18c A LA&GK VARIETY OF COLD MEATS Long's The Outlaw Store Open Kuiiduy A. M. 8 to » wwwwwwvwwwwww PIONEER OF 90 ATWHITTEMORE BURIED SUNDAY Mrs. Carl Krahn Leaves Husband, and Three Daughters Whittemore: Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at St Paul's Lutheran church for Mrs. Carl Krahne, who died at her home here Wednesday. Aug. 12th at the age of 90 years, four months an'd 21 days. Rev. W. H. Discher officiated. The deceased, Ernestine Louise Wilhelmina Glese, was born March 22, 1846, in Silligsdorf of Pomer- ania, Germany, and was baptized by Rev. Froemmel on the 27th day of the same month in Neuenklrch- en, Germany. Rev. Buerges confirmed her after she had been In- instructed in the truths of Christianity. On the 20th day of May, 1873. she was united in holy wedlock to Carl Krahn. To this union were born 8 children, five of whom died in early Infancy. In the year of 1877 the family immigrated to this country and made their home near Rochester, Minn., for one and one-half years. From there they moved to Waterloo, Wis., where they lived for nine years. In the year of 1897 they moved to this community and have lived here ever since. Mrs. Krahn was suffering mainly from old age in the last two years. Her condition was aggravated when she had a stroke on July 12th. She had the misfortune :o fall out of a wheel chair and bread her shoulder. She leaves to mourn her death ler beloved husband, Carl Krahn, :hree daughter, Mrs. Albert Dum- of Portagei Wis., Mrs. Frank Bankson of Algona, and Mrs. G«o. Schatt of Emmetsburg, three sons- n-law, 15 grand children and 24 great grandchildren. Celebrates Birthday ' •' A number of relatives aad friends of the Herman Volgts helped Mr. Volgt celebrate his 47th birthday ast Tuesday. Those who were at .he Voigt home were Mr. and Mrs. George Kohl of the Good Hope neighborhood and their sons, Ira and William; Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Bruhn and family of Falrville; Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer and fam- iy; Mr. and Mrs. Art Hefdenwithj and son, Ellsworth; Mr. and Mrs.! lienry Schultz and daughter, Edna, and the Geo. Schultz family. Sisters Stationed Sister M. Thomasine and Sister M. Geraldine arrived in Whittemore last week Monday for a visit at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Oliver and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Duffy. Sister M, Thomasine has been at Elkader the past six years and will be music nstructor at Waukon, Iowa, the coming year. Sister M. Geraldine wiU be at Ryan. Sister M. Celine will be superior at Danbury for :he comU.g year. Other sisters from here will be stationed as follows) Sister M. Presentation to Elkader; Sister M. Modesta at Waukon, Sister M. Caroline at Emmerson, Neb., and Sister M. DenUe at Dougherty, Iowa. Editor on Vacation Mr. and Mrs. Ray Burdine and daughter, Betty, left laot Wednesday for a visit with Mr. Burdlne'g bisters in South and North Da otaa. Fritz Fish accompanied them to visit his a Later in Valley City, North Dakota. John Wilson Die* Word was received here Saturday morning that John Wilson who had been at the University hospital at Iowa City a month, passed away Friday night following an operation which wan performed Friday morning. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Fish of West Bend were callers at the W. T. Fish home Tuesday. Bill Higgina of Belmond spen the week end with his parents, Mr and Mrs. Will Higgins. Catherine and Joseph Mueller o South Bend, Indiana, are visitors at the Frank Dogotch home at this time. Mrs. Leo Swanson who U confined in a hospital at Mason City is reported as being in u satisfactory condition. Mrs. Frank Bell and daughters Betty and Clarice of Blue Earth visited at the parental home of Mr und Mrs. Diedrich Cordes Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Schmitt Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Maah* returned from a trip Wed nesday. They visited relatives in Detroit, Michigan. Richard Seymour, son of Mr. anc Mrs. Chas. Seymour had on oper alien for appendicitis hist week Tuesday at the McCreery hospital Dick is getting along nicely uuc wilt soon be about again. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Behnke re turned from their vacation trip in 111. Thursday. They were accompanied by their daughter and little granddaughter, Mrs. WUbert Haberkiimp of RocheUe, 111. Mr Behnk« olio attended a teachers conference while east at River For eat, Hi Mrs. John Carlson Last week brief mention was made of the death of Mrs. John Carlson, well known Algona woman who died August 8, after a lingering Illness of almost two years. Herewith is printed a more complete obituary. Mrs. Carlson suffered a stroke two years ago next October which left her partially paralyzed ana unable to walk. All the long months since she has been tenderly nursed and cared for by her two daughters, Ellen, registered nurse, and Adah, who is city clerk. No effort nor painstaking care was too great, and through their love and devotion, the mother responded and gradually grew a little better. Shortly before her death she developed complications of declining years and after a few days passed away. Mary Charlotte Olson was born at Ishwelt, Sweden. December 9, 1856. She came to the United States as a young woman and abJ out fifty years ago located in Algona. Here she was married to John W. Carlson, a pioneer brick and stone mason of the city, and they have lived here all their married life, raising a fine family and taking part in community life. Mrs. Carlson was a beloved neighbor and friend, who endeared herself to all who knew her through her little deeds of kindness and hospitality. She was a charter member of the Evangelical Lutheran church in which she took an active part until her illness. Mr. Carlson and five children survive: Ellen, who is a well known Algona nurse; Alma, at home; Wilfred, who has been In the banking business at Swea City for a number of years; Adah, who Is city clerk; and Olga, Mrs. John Jordan with with her husbttnd and son moved to Algona last fall, and baa helped tc rare for her mother since then. Funeral services were held at the First Lutheran church August 11, with Rev. A. Berghult In charge. 3 Driving Cases in Algona Court George Sengbush. Algona, charged with reckless driving, was fined $25 and costs and given a suspension of $20 of the fine on payment of $5 and coats by Justice H. B. White, Thursday. John Grandgenett, Jr., St Benedict, is facing a charge of reckless driving. The Information was filed by Raymond Otis, Wesley, whose car figured in a crash with that of tie defendant several weeks ago. The case has been continued until August 26th. Otis is also sueing for civil damages. Wilbur Thompson, Hampton, Is to appear in court here today on a charge of overloading his truck, Justice White stated. . Civil Service Exam A civil service examination for automotive mechanics in the Iowa CCC camps, will be held soon, and ippllcanta are requested to file be- Fore Sept. 1 at the local postofflce. See Mr. McCall. Liquor Sales Drop The month of July showed a drop In liquor sales at the local store. Jane's total sales amounted to $6630.60, while in July they slumped to $5871.92. SPECIALS AT Sorensen's Potatoes, .pk. 43c COCOA 1 lb. can 9c 21b. can 17c Salad Dressing and Sandwich spread 10~ pint jar 117v Watermelons, each Crackers, 2 lb. box 39c 17c Lima Beans Peas and Carrots No. 8 size cans $1.09 doz. Special Prices on Canned Goods Canning Peaches The Best in Meats 10c Beef Boil per lb. Veal or Lamb Stew, lb. Baby Beef Boast, lb Veal Loaf or Veal 10. Boast, lb. 1OC WE BUY BUTCU£BING STOCK TOF PRICE FOB EGGS H. R. Sorensen & Company Phone U»-U» We Deliver Eva Gisch, Mamie Winkel Hostesses To Club, Thurs. Union: The Mothers and Daughters club will meet this Thursday, August 20, with Eva Gisch and with Mamie Winkel as assisting hostess. Roll call was answered with "A Vacation I Should Like to Take." A paper, "The Roaming Gypsy" was given by Julia Taylor. Gypsy music was played by Mary and Fern Gisch. It hn* been Impossible for the farmers to plow owing to the hardness of the soil, but a heavy rain Saturday night has relieved this condition so that plowing will soon start Mae Rtherlngton is assisting Mrs. Vincent at the Kossuth hospital the past few weeks. Mrs. Mary Keefe and son, Robert spent last Tuesday and Wednesday with another son, Leo of Wlnne- bago and a daughter, Mrs. Garmer Ewen. Lightning Strikes Church in Wesley Wesley: Lightning struck the Methodist church steeple at noon last Thursday and seriously damaged the steeple, bell tower, and" vestibule.* It is expected that the Church Insurance Company, of Chicago, with whom the building was Insured, will make adjustments. The lightning came out of a comparatively clear sky, no clouds having been noticed here before it struck. The church's electric system was "burned out, that of the parsonage. Johnson's Specials Stock Salt, per cwt. __,.. Sweat Fads, each 57c 49c 9x12 Bugs, close-out 12 qt. Qalv. Fails each Ivory Enameled Water pail-Dipper' Berlin Kettles CA- with cover «'*'*• 4" Eave Troughs in 10 ft. lengths __ Gold Medal Flour 49 Ibs Tomatoes, Hand 1 OC packed, 12 cans __ 1 * tJ «* Bed Beans, CC 6 cans «WC. Quart Fruit Jars, per dozen : . C. S. Johnson New Sexton School Contract to Plathe Rich ^olnt: At a special meeting of the Inrington school board on Friday night the contract for the erection of Sexton's new school building was let to Joe Plathe. The work will begin immediately and the building is to be ready for use this fall. A Correction It was reported last week that the arrest of four men In connection with a charge of robbing a Tltonka man was made by Sheriff Carl Dahlhauser. We have been Informed that Constables Rlcklefs of Tltonka, aiid Newvtlle, of Algona, made the arrests. Entertain Threshers Union: Ernest Rledel entertain* ed the members of Ms threshing run and their families at an ic« cream party last week. The following families enjoyed th« courtesy, the Lewis Scotts, Clarence Rleb- hoffs, Waldemar RIedels and the Elllngsons. Mr. and 'Mrs. Tony Kajewskl, of Whlttemore, were Sunday guests at the Frank Kajewski home. Read The Want Ads—It Pays. Name your own trade-In allow* ance during Gamble's Manager's Sale. You tell us what your old Radio is worth on a new Coronado Eletcrlc Console—we'll take any offer within reason.—Gamble Stores. 33 SMART THINGS TO WEAR FOR FALL at Christensen's As a result of our recent market buying of the smartest things to wear for fall we have for your consideration a most comprehensive showing of all that Is smart in fall clothes. We cordially invite you to see these new stylish creations. WOOL DRESSES SILK DRESSES KNIT OUTFITS ; SPORT CO ATS DRESS COATS WOOL SKIRTS SILK BLOUSES WOOL SWEATERS NELLY DON DRESSES Christensen Bros. Co. Algona's Style Center Visit Our Newly Expanded CHRYSLER - PLYMOUTH Headquarters Occupying the Entire Klamp Bldg. 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