The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 3, 1936 · Page 11
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 3, 1936
Page 11
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The Algona ITppbr Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Nov. 3, 1936 North East * Kossuth Page i LEDYARDSCHOOLS ELECT OFFICERS Grant Consolidated New Addition Is Dedicated Recently Ledyard: The school band recently elected their officers for the j year. Cleo Gabel is president; Doris Welfare, vice president; Henrietta O'Keefe, secretary. V. A. Barrett has charge of the band. There are 31 in the first band and 02 out for instrumental music. The merit system is being used again this year. This encourages the student to work harder and to regularly attend practices. The inter-class basketball tourney will be held this week Thursday and Friday nights. Following to the schedule for Thursday night: sophomore girls vs. seniors, 7:30; sophomore boys vs. juniors, 8:10. freshmen girls vs. juniors, 8:50; seniors boys vs. fresmen, 9:30; Friday night— 7th grade girls vs. 8th girls, 7:30; 7th grade boys vs. 8th, 8:10. Winners of the former games at 8:50 and 9:30. To Mother Grant School Dedicated A large crowd attended the dedication of the new addition to the Grant consolidated school Friday evening. The addition includes a gymnasium (also used as auditorium), a new stage, music room and several classrooms. The first part of .the building was built some 20 years ago and for some time they had been handicapped for room. On her 88th birthday. Oct. 8th, 1936 By Miss Winifred E. Sarchett One more year you've lived to praise Him, And to bless His holy name, He who yesterday, today And forever is the same. Dear as earthly friends and children Are who gather round thee here, Dearer still thy loving Savior With the passing of each year. Daily life for thee. dear mother, Is a heaven here on earth, With the mighty God who made thee, And has blessed thee from thy birth. One more year you've lived to serve Him, And you journey on adown The years—and ever nearer To your mansion, harp and crown When at last thy long life ended. Death shall come to end life's race Th« most blessed thing in Heaven to behold thy Saviour's face. There thou shall find rest, dea pilgrim. From all earthly cares and fears. There with Jesus and the angels God shall wipe away all tears. LAKOTAM.E, AID MET AT WORLEYHOME A Family Party Will be Held in the Near Future Mrs. E. R. Worley entertained the Methodist Aid society Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Edgar Inlay had charge of devotions. The next meeting will be held at the church in the evening and will be a family party for all the church people. A lunch will be served and a thank- offering taken. Mesdames Orabau and Inlay are chairmen of the Sunny Sue and Gloomy Gertrude contest and the losing side will entertain the winners, said contest to continue for two months. The officers held a meeting at the home of Mrs. Delia Smith Tuesday evening and made out the year's program and Mesdames Gellenfeldt and Inlay were appointed to print programs and distribute to members. Mesdames S. Warburton and H. H. Murray are the committee for church basement decorations. were taken to the lunch room wh!ch was decorated in Hallowe'en , style with a big corn shock, pumpkins, etc. There a fine lunch was , served. Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Mayne and Wallace went to Sioux City Wednesday. Mrs. Mayne's son, James Logan, was In of college play, "The Three Cornered Moon," which they attended that night. Thursday they visited an uncle of Mrs. Mayne at Centervllle, South Dakota and a cousin at Lennox, South Dakota. They returned home that night. Donald Mnyne had charge of the Standard station while they were away. The school children' from the third grade up were privileged to hear an interesting speaker Thursday afternoon. George D. Ranney. a former prison official, and investigator, gave the lecture. He showed some shackles, handcuffs, five different kinds of bats, a form of whips that they used if necessary. several 14 to 20 feet blacksnake whips, a pick used to put on prisoners to hinder their escape. He also demonstrated the electric chair. This was a very educational lecture. . MRS.LOVSTAD WINS A GOOSE •> Given Goose at School Program by Mary Tjaden SENECA "NEWS .Portland: Pupils of District No. 4 presented a fine program Tuesday evening before a large audience. Two fishing ponds, a fortune teller and home made candy were enjoyed following the program. Mrs. Anna Lovstad received the goose that was given away nnd Mrs. George Olson won a box of chocolates. A cafeteria lunch closed the evening's entertainment. Miss Mary Tjaden is the teacher. Ivn Brayton, Wins Contest Iva Marie Brayton, daughter of Mrs. Leo Brayton, won first place In'an amateur contest held at'Le- tha Mann's school program Thursday evening. She sang a song. Mrs. E. L. Dickmeyer won second place with a harp solo. Both are from Portland. Careful Planning means adequate insurance protection. Our specialized plan of handling all lines of insurance is your guarantee of careful claim service. INSURANCE ON BUILDINGS DWELLINGS HOUSEHOLD GOODS AUTOMOBILES Compensation Insurance Public Liability YOUR INQUIRY REGARDING 1TOUK INSURANCE PROBLEMS WILL BE APPRECIATED The Algona IDS. Agency Phone 55 C. R. LaBarre 44 EOW-tf This will enable them to do better work and gives them a fine place to put on their entertainments, and also gives the youngsters a better chance for athletics. Heretofore they have never been able to have basketball. The Swea City band gave a concert. The primary grades gave an Indian dance, that with their costumes, the setting and the lighting was very beautiful. They made all their costumes, head bands and the tepee. Grade three and four rhythm band played "Happy Home" and "Norwegian March". Grades five and six danced the minuet. W. R. Hamilton of the Hamilton School of Commerce, Mason City, gave the address. W. H. Barger, president of the board then dedicated the add-* Itlon. Supt. Hammond gave some remarks and called on several in the audience who were instrumental in getting the former building, namely Lewis Speicher of Fairmont, Minn., and Wm. Shirley of Algona. He also Introduced the present school board. In closing America" was sung by all. Those ttending from Ledyard were Mr. nd Mrs. Tice Brack, and Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Link, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Knoner, Mrs. V. A. Jarrett, D. A. Carpenter and A. E. ^aurltzen. with Gamble's 51 Plate SUPER- ACTIVE Battery - The Ira Links of Des Moines spent Tuesday with his father, D. A. Link. . Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Smith of Lamo! came Saturday for a visit at he W. E. Wlemers. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Jorgenson are parents of a girl born Thursday. They have one other girl nnd four boys. Window Glass Let u« dell you glam. PRICES ARE VERY REASONABLE THE GLASS IS HIGH QUALITY unH put In at rfuaonable price*. Will call for and return storm windows inside city limit*. LUSBY'S M)5 A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Dick Steenhard at the Buffalo Center hospital last week, but died shortly after birth. Mrs. Harvey Nelson's sister and family, the C. H. Munsons of Whiting, Iowa, spent part of last week visiting the Nelsons. Sylvia Randall of North Dakota, who is visiting relatives here, spent last week visiting her cousin, Michael Winter and family at Mason City. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge last week. This is their first child. Mr. Eldridge is assistant for the Interstate Power Company in this vicinity. Arlis Heetland, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Heetland, celebrated her birthday last week Monday with a party and several of her friends enjoyed the event. Mrs. Ray Smith entertained 32 friends last week Tuesday afternoon at a bridge party in honor of Ray's mother, Mrs. Ida Smith, who will leave soon to spend the winter in California. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Leslie and William Leslie attended the funeral of Walter's aunt, Mrs. Jessie Woltz of Des Moines, whose body was brought to Bancroft last Wednesday for services and burial. The Rev. and Mrs. O. H. Frerking, Mrs. Jerry Heetland, Mrs. Henry Gerdes and Fern Lewis left Thursday for Dubuque where they will attend the homecoming at the University. They returned home Saturday. Mrs. A. T. Buckels was called to Thompson last week Monday to help care for her little grandson, who had just been brought home from the hospital at lown City, where he had an operation for hernia. He i« a son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Anderson. Mesdames W. M. Schroeder and J. A. Barger entertained about 50 women at a Presbyterian missionary meeting at the home of Mrs. Schroeder Thursday afternoon. The program consisted of the following: group singing; devotions by Mrs. VV. K. Gutknecht; a one net play. "Stewardship," Mrs. William Turley and Mrs. John E. Smith, Betty Ley, Elizabeth Rahmstock and Margaret Schroeder sang two songs with Betty Johnson as accompanist. Elmer Hoeck is the owner of a new Dodge sedan purchased recently. Lavonne Bailey spent several days the past week with her friend, Jean Looft. Mrs. James Doocy of near Swea City spent Thursday afternoon at the parental F. E. Jensen home. Dorothy and Junior Hoeck visited the country school in District No. 8, Swea township, Thursday afternoon. Jean Wilberg, daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Otto Wtlberg. dislocated her arm Friday afternoon when she was getting wood off a truck. John Saunders of Fairmont, formerly of Seneca left Monday for Seattle, Washington, where he will take a course in Diesel engineering. The Helpful Thursday club met at the home of Mrs. Dettman Nielsen Thursday afternoon, Oct. 29th. Games and contests furnished the entertainment for the afternoon after which a luncheon was served. Mrs. R. S. McWhorer visited her mother, Mrs. Bert McCorkle, Algona, Thursday. | Virginia Trenary has been suf- .•t-rinf* with infection inside of her nose the past week. Mr. and Mrs. John Long, Jr., and children called Sunday evening at :he Ivan Long home. Mrs. Arlene Daniels Beitz and Miss Blanche McFarland visited the Burt high school Friday morning. Miss Johanna Erickson, teacher of District No. 8, gave a Hallowe'en party on Friday afternoon for her 11 pupils. a week's stay at her sister's, the James Dunns near Ledyard, from where she plans to go to Illinois to spend the winter with relatives. The Ben Sloters and Louis Lowman, Sr., were Sundny dinner guests at the Everett Withnm homo. The Sinters took their bnhy June Adele, home with them, she having spent four weeks with the Wlthams. Relatives nnd friends made the acquaintance of the new boy nt the Otto Harlnn home. Present wore Mr. and Mrs. Etna Mitchell, grandparents, the Noble Mitchells, Quentin Bjustroms, Arie Dittmcrs and the Wm. Ehrhardts. The pie social held at Union No. 7 last Friday night was well attended, nearly $30 being cleared. A blanket was given to Ettn Bacon and n picture was given to Louis Lowman, Jr. The P. T. A. unit of District No. 7 furnished the lunch nnd helped put on the program nnd will receive half the proceeds. Mrs. Kenneth Stephcnson is tenchcr. The Four Corners Mothers and Daughters club met last week on Thursday with Mrs. Clara Drnyton. Forty were present and roll call was answered by "My Favorite Radio Program." The program consisted of song, America; a paper. "Discoveries in Medical Science", read by Susie Witham; poems read by Eula Rich; prayer; "Just Lemons" by Nettie Rich and "America for Me" by Ruth Ward. A piano solo was played by Evelyn Cruikshank. Reports were given on the Federation meeting and the club convention in Algona. The next meeting will be next week Thursday with Mrs. Iva Witham Instead of Mrs. Ruby Walker as scheduled. The following will be the program, song, "Keep the Home Fires Burn- ng": roll call, "My Cure for the Slues"; papers by Maud Robinson. •Why Should a Woman Vote" Rena Cruikshank, "Armistice", nnd Jessie Elmore, a poem by Stephcn- son. CUMMINGS 5c to $1.00 Special Values for $1 Days New Fall House FROCKS 80 square print, colors. Sizes 14 (o 52 $ 1.00 Boys Girls' All wool SWEATERS Ruttnn front. Kipper slipovers $ 1.00 SPECIAL PABCO 5 year guaranteed 9x12 RUGS $C QC regular $6.75 discontinued patterns «»««w "Children's All Wool Snowsuit Mittens Four Corner News The Fred Plum family of Sexton were Sunday dinner guests at the Wm. Drayton home. Mrs. Arch Walker was sick 1 part of last week but is now able to be up nnd around again. The Edward Richs ripent Sunday with Mrs. Rich's mother at Whit- tc-more, Mrs. John Wilson. 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Ttrraplan* Other Batteries • ... *3.19 FARM LOANS GAMBLES 5 to 21 Years No Commission to Pay Liberal Options Edw. Capesius Algona, Iowa Office New Heise Bldg. Phone 390 3 LEDYARD NEWS Peterson's Studio Algona, Iowa (Over Upper Des Moines office) Photos for Christmas A PERSONAL GIFT Weddings, Schools and Babies, our Specialty "Better Pictures, Less Money", Our Motto Open Sundays & Nights by apointment WillF.Brown.Owner At -AA 43-44 Mrs. Alfred Zielske entertained the Grant M. E. Aid at the home of her mother, Mrs. Joe Mayne, Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Worden, and Mrs. Laura Niester culled on the Rev. and Mrs. Harvey at Swea City Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Locke of Rutland attended the Grant dedicatory exercises. He was the former custodian of the school. Doris McDonald was taken ser- ously ill early Friday morning with an attack of appendicitis. Dr. Sagan of Bancroft was called. Arthur, the young son of Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Haag, who recently un- lerwent an operation at Iowa City, was able to return home Wednesday. The Jule Seifert grading crew which has done a good deal of grading in northeast Kossuth the past summer, moved back ro town Wednesday. Gertrude Black of Des Moines spent the early part of the week visiting her son. Cecil, her daughter, Mrs. Robert Curtis and brother, Fred Darnell. Miss Esther Siems went to her home at Whittemore Friday and Sunday attended the dedication of a new pipe organ in the Lutheran church there. Mr. Beck of Oak Park, 111., played a concert in the afternoon. Edward Knoner and Mrs. Edward Looft took their mother, Mrs August Knoner. to Rochester, Minn., Tuesday for medical treatment. The former returned Wednesday but the others will remai.i for some time. Donald, youngest SOD of the Warren Lloyds, has been ill with ton- siUtis and under the care of Dr. Egau. The son, Edward, who was run over by a load of beets, la a little belter. The Lloyds now have a telephone No. 6F13, C. O. Peterson has been appointed township trustee in the place of the late George D. Moulton. The township is having the northeast part of the Highland Home cemetery graded In. There was quite hollow lh«r«. Jule Seifert's crew doing the work. The freshmen gave their return (tarty lot the *ophomores Friday evening- TM evuuing WM «p«nt paying game* after which they / /A ',14 1937 •f-.,- - \ rt-"^ AMERICA'S FINEST LOW-PRICED CAR The Crowning Achievement of Pontiac'* Policy off Giving More for Lets R EMEMBER —no matter what other important business you have on hand—be sure to see the 1937 Pontiacs. You'll be well repaid, for Pontiac has built a new six and eight that have no counterparts in the history of motoring. 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