The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 25, 1936 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 25, 1936
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, August 25,1936 50, Attend Portland Club's Session Thursday MRS. P.O. STOW OF BURT DIES; BURIED SUNDAY Husband and Two Sons Survive; At Burt 40 Tears Burt: Mra. F. O. Stow died at her home here early Friday morning. Although she had suffered from rheumatism and heart trouble for a long time, she had been confined to her bed less than a week. The immediate cause of her death was gangrene following embolism. Cora Luella Graham was born on July 6, 1882 at Kamrar, Iowa. She lived in the vicinity of Webster City until March 4, 1896, when she moved with her parents to near Burt In 1899 she was graduated from the Burt high school, after which she taught two years in the rural schools. On April 4, 1901, she was married to Fred O. Stow. The couple farmed near Burt until a few years ago, when they moved to Burt on account of Mrs. Stow's health. Mrs. Stow is survived by her husband, two sons, Orville of Cal- mar and Lester of Cedar Rapids, by her father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Graham, Algona, by two brothers, Alfred Graham, Holly Springs, Florida, and Jay D. Graham, Burt, and by a sister, Mrs. J. Q. Sewick, Burt, also by two adopted brothers, Robert Graham, Algona and Harvey Graham, Titonka and by one grandchild. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church of which she had been a faithful member since glrffiood, the Rev. C. B. Mitchell conducting the service. Burial was In the Burt cemetery. Church Class Has Pictures Taken Here The children that were confirmed Sunday at the Peace Lutheran church at West Bend had their pictures taken here Monday. The by Rev. E. J. Otto, and members confirmation exercises were given of the class are Margaret Miller, Darlene Block, Norma Ketelsen, Edith Bell, Raymond Zinnel, Floyd Edwards, Richard Edwards, Allen Wehrspann, Benjamin Shaffer, Herman Bleuer, LeRoy Bleuer, Roy Nygaard and Richard Harms. If you plan to attend a high- grade commercial school, the Mankato Commercial College catalog will aid you In your selection. It will be sent on request. 34* s/s/s/s/s/^^^ BACKToSCHOOL Bring the Children Here For School Apparel We'll Outfit them Economically Shirley Temple "Wears this in "Poor Little Rich Girl" Children look and feel their very best In these becoming Cinderella frocks In colon faahloned-approved for and school wear and of fine long wearing fabric*. Shirley Temple wears this cute Cinderella frock of fine Zephyr cloth with fashioned «croll trimming. Sizes 3 to 12 in popular colors for FalJ. Many other styles to choose from. GIRLS HOSE 15c 2 pair for 25c You'll find quality In these hose. They are made of select yarns. Buy your school needs now. PRINTS 15c For School Dresses ' New patterns In fast color fabrics for the new fall season. BLOOMERS 19c 25c Girls and Misses sizes Most girls require 2 or 3 of these cotton and rayon bloomers. Sizes 8 to 12 years. Stripe Play Suits 69c Boys' Blue Shirts 49c Boys' Overalls __69c Boys' Fancy Hose 15c You Save on These Girls' School Dresses 39c - 98c Size* S to 14 yean Fast color, smart, new print fabrics. Featuring the new styles for school wear. Two special price groups featured on tables. Boys' Dress Shirts 49c Fast color Broadcloth shirts, sizes 8 to H. Boys' Underwear Shirts Shorts 19c 25c Child's Unions '25c White knitted, tailored top, French bottom trunks. Princess 'Slips For high school girls 79c Anklets Misses, Child* Plain Roman Pastels Stripe 15c 19c Department Stores G. U. FAIRBANKS HOME SCENE OF LARGEMEET1NG Songs, Book Reviews, Form Interesting Program for Ladies Portland: Over 50 ladies and children attended the meeting of the Portland Progress club Thursday afternoon at the G. U. Fairbanks home. The meeting was opened with a song, "The Old Oaken Bucket." Mrs. Garnie Hood acted as secretary in absence of Mrs. L. R. Parsons. A humorous reading, "Reverie in Church," was given by Mrs. Roscoe Stewart. Mrs. V. E. Smith gave a book report on "Anthony Adverse." She also read an interesting selection, "How Well Do We Read?" Roll call was answered with "The Character I Like Best in a Book or Story." Delicious refreshments were served by the hostesses, Mesdames G. U. Fairbanks, Luther Fairbanks, Earl Shipler and Will Grover. Mrs. Mayme E. Petersen, Titonka, was a visitor. Birthday Party Mrs. Wyot Stott entertained 12 boys and girls Thursday afternoon In honor of her son, Merrill's 8th birthday. Games were played and a dainty lunch was served by the hostess. Mrs. R. S. McWhorter on Trip Mrs. R. S. McWhorter and small daughter, Joan, left Saturday with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert McCorkle, on a ten-day trip to Nebraska. They will visit at Lincoln and Hastings and at other points. Attend Family Reunion The G. O. McFarlands attended the McFarland reunion at the Call State Park last Sunday. There were 82 relatives present. Teacher to Leave for Lake Park Miss Iva Trunkhill will leave on Saturday for Lake Park, near Spirit Lake, where she is an English and Commercial instructor in the Lake Park high school. Sells 45 Hereford* Ray McWhorter sold 45 head of Hereford steers last week Monday. Whittemore Carrier on Western Jaunt Whittemore: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Farrell and sons, Tommy and Pat and daughter, Gertrude and Bernice left last week Monday for a three weeks' vacation trip through the west. They will first visit the Black Hills and the Yellowstone Park and then go on to the state of Washington, then down the coast to Los Angeles and San Diegn over the southern route Into Texas. They will also call on a number of old time Whittemore friends who have moved west. Bruce Graham, Burt, spent Wednesday with Floyd Stott. Miss Justin Grover, Des Moines, is visiting relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wlnchell are driving a new Chevrolet. Loren Clayton worked two days last week for C. E. Slgsbee. The 'Ivan Longs spent last Sunday at the JT. N. Holding's, Burt Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Trunkhill and Iva were Fort Dodge callers Tues/ day. The Helping Hand club met on Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. Geo. Lanrilng. Wanda Waltman visited last week at the C. F. Waltman home, Lakota. Harley Fitch, Algona, is visiting his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Del Fitch. Violet Long Is visiting her grandparents, KTr. and Mrs. John Long, west of Burt. The Earl Shiplers visited last Sunday afternoon at the W. J. Stewart home. Mrs. Chas. Larsen, daughters, Beulah and Loretta, called on the W. J. Stewarts Tuesday evening. Mrs. Laura Mantor and daughters, Cedar Falls, called at the Chas. Larsen home Monday evening. Mrs. Leila Sperry and son, of Carlos, Minn., visited Wednesday afternoon at the Roscoe Stewart home. Miss Beulah Larson, Algona, spent Monday and Tuesday evening with her parents, the George Larsons. Ranny and Arthur Leek returned from Wisconsin Tuesday evening where they had been visiting relatives. Letha and Lois Mann and Gaitha and Clark Trenary visited the Wm. Custards north of Burt, Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Will Grover, Mrs. V. A. Smith and children attended the circus at Mason City a week ago Saturday. Kenneth Ringsdorf, Mapleton, Minn., is visiting relatives here. He went to Woden Thursday evening to visit until Sunday. Miss Hamlin, Baldwin, Ga., a cousin of Mrs. J. P. Trunkhill, left last Monday after a few days' visit at the Trunkhill home. J. T. Heaney and Iva Trunkhill were seven o'clock dinner guests Wednesday evening at the Dr. and Mrs. Wallace home, Algona. Mrs. Leila Sperry and son, Carlos, Minn., spent Wednesday night with Miss Loretta Lart,en. The ladies were Burt high school friends. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Holm and two children, Avoca, Minn., visited last Sunday and Monday at the J. P. Trunkhill home. Mrs. Holm is a cousin ot Mrs. Trunkhill. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Godfredson, of Mason City, spent the last week end at the Alfred Godfredsou home. Mr. Godfredson is employed with the Hutchinsou Ice Cream Co. at that place. Mr. and Mrs. Tpm Clayton entertained four friends from South Dakota at a six o'clock dinner on Wednesday evening. Rosa Clayton, Emmutsburg, also visited them in the evening. Prominent Farmer Coming to Algona Ltvermore Gazette: Nick Bormann was a pleasant visitor at this office last week, and Informs us that he Is retiring from the farm and will shortly move to Algona where he has purchased a residence. His son, Lawrence, who has been living on the old home place, will remain there and continue to run the farm. Nick will be greatly missed from this vicinity but doubtless his visits to the old home farm will be frequent. Sexton Community Activite* of Week Sexton: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Plumb and children left Friday morning for northern Minnesota for a week's fishing and vacation trip. Sexton Aid Met Mrs. Glen Zwiefel entertained the Sexton Aid at her home south of town Wednesday afternoon with 15 attending. Plans were made for a guest day to be held Sept 23. The next meeting will be with Mrs. A. L. Greenfield. Mrs. John Huff, Sr., and children spent the week at Burt with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Clem Cunningham spent Friday at LuVerne with her mother, Mrs. Warbler and attended homecoming day there. The Ladies' Aid will hold a watermelon social with Ice cream and muskmelons on the August Kirschbaum lawn Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Ophelm and baby son and Mrs. Drusilla Noble, LuVerne, spent Friday with the ladles' mother, Mrs. Sarah Wise. Mrs. Sarah Wise and her daughter, Mrs. Alice Phillips, spent Thursday at LuVerne, helping another daughter, Mrs. Alfred Opheim, move. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thompson and children left Wednesday for Stevensville, Montana, to spend two weeks with friends, former neighbors when they lived near Britt. (Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Taylor and sons arrived home Wednesday morning from Billings, Montana, where they had spent two weeks with Mr. Taylor's sister and family and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Greenfield and Edith were visitors Thursday at the home of Mrs. A. D. Richards, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Fay Richards, Princeton, 111., were there for a week's visit with his mother. Mrs. Greenfield is an aunt. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven, and sons, Everett and Wilbur and Mr. Steven's father, James Steven, left Tuesday morning for Nebraska to uislt relatives the rest of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Evert Hodgin are at the Steven farm. Mrs. Hodgin Is the former Pearl Steven. TWO WEST BEND CLUBS CONVENE Mrs. Grove, Mrs. McMil- lany Hostesses to Bay View, L. S. S. West Bend: The Bay View club met at the home of Mrs. C. E. Grove, Tuesday afternoon. The roll call was current events. Mrs. Leorke had charge of the entertainment. Mrs. Tom White of Westbrook, Minn., and Mrs. Clarence McCollough were guests. The L. S. L. club met with Mrs. A. R. McMullan Tuesday afternoon. Roll call was current events. Mrs. N. Cuplln had the entertainment. Mrs. H. J. Needing and Mrs. Elsenbast of Graettinger were guests. Teacher Resigns Miss Ruth Williamson, of Sloan, Iowa, spent Wednesday here. She has resigned her position as junior high teacher, here, and will teach in Sioux Center the coming year. Jerry Schutter was at Rodman Thursday on professional business. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Bourrett of Wisconsin are visiting his mother, Mrs. Carrie Bourrett Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Clark returned from Neola, Iowa, Tuesday, where they visited their daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Munson returned Tuesday from their vacation spent in Wisconsin and Minnesota. B. F. McFarland and Harold Mantz drove to Canada, Monday, where Mr. McFarland will look after his farm. Mrs. Tom White of West Brook, Minn., spent a few days this week at the home of her sister, Mrs. J. C. Kongsbach. Donald Fleck came Tuesday evening from Spirit Lake for a visit at the home of his grandmother, Mrs. O. W. Dubbs. Miss Bessie Sloan left Friday morning for Buffalo Center and on Saturday accompanied friends on a trip to Winnipeg, Canada. William Salmon of Algona came Tuesday for a visit with his old friend, William Riley. Mr. Riley took him to Lone Rock Friday. Mr. and Mrs. John Walker of Chicago left Tuesday for their home after a visit with his sister, Mrs. Edna Hayne and brother, Ben Walker. Mrs. Cora Albln left for her home at Spokane, Washington, ater a two weeks' visit with her mother, Mrs. J. D. Watson and her broth era and sisters. Mrs. Watson ac companled her home and will spend the winter on the coast DOAN NEWS Urch Family Reunion The Urch family reunion was held in Albert Lea, Minn., last Sunday. The following families attended from here, the Leslie Jenkins, Paul Blacks, J. A. Johnsons, and the Irving Urch family of Algona. Jay Carlson is driving a new Master Chevrolet purchased last week. Sheila Ann Hansen -spent last week with her grandmother, Mrs. John Caughlin at Algona. The Ice cream social held at the Doan church last week Tuesday evening netted the Ladies' Aid $26. Mrs. Rae Smith left a week ago Monday for Savannah, Mo., where she entered the sanitarium for medical treatment. Mr. and Mrs. McElroy of Eagle Grove and Mrs. Leo Layton and little son of West Union, spent from Tuesday to Thursday with their daughter and sister, Mrs. Gordon Hansen. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Schmeling and Patty Sue, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Witham, Myrtle Vining and daughter, Harriet Frances were guests at the Howard Witham home Sunday. Wilbur Christensen who was run over by a manure spreader and taken to the Kossuth hospital, re- turjied home last Wednesday. An abcess caused by a blood clot is keeping him in bed for a time. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Witham and daughters, Delia Mae and Ellen June left Tuesday morning for Pcoria, 111., to attend the Lowman family reunion. They plan to be home the first of this week. Mrs. Ed Rich received word on Friday morning of the death of her father, Mr. Willson. He had been at lowu City for treatment. Death was unexpected. The community extends their deepest sympathy. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lowman and children, Jamei and Iris and Mrs. J. P. Nickerson went to Peoria, 111. recently to attend a Lowman reunion. They will be back the last of the week. Mrs. Nickerson will stay for a longer visit and will return home by rail. 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SEE THE ALL AT THE FAIR TUESDAY, SEPT. 8—THRILL DAY Motorcycle races, five events, see a daredevil rider crash into a solid board wall, get the thrills of a lifetime. Annual team pulling; contest in the morning. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 9—HARNESS RACES Three full races of three heats apiece, with about 50 horses entered in the field of events. Baseball, Algona Grays vs. Lake View. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 10—HARNESS RACES Another complete set of races as on Wednesday, and a baseball game between the Bancroft and Mallard junior nines. FRIDAY, SEPT. 11—AUTO RACE DAY Alex Sloan's drivers competing in a regulation I MAC contest with eight events on the program 30 Girl Revue On Stage Every Night 6 Vaudville Acts - Each Aft. & Eve. Four Nitea of Dancing Wit Thuuia and his 10 Prinre- toniaiis will play I'ach. night of the fair under the spariuiis c-anvas top, where you dance in cooling breezes. Industrial Exhibits See the latest in farm machinery, automobiles, appliances, booths nf Kossuth merchants —as well as the finest and horses in Nothern low; •attle General Gate Admission 40c—Children under 8 Free, 8 13, Night Gate 25c—Grandstand 36c—Bleachers 25c Reserved Grandstand 50c **<•«" BARRY'S BEER IS BEST

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