The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 10, 1936 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 10, 1936
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The Algona UpperDei Moinea,Algona, lo-wa, Nov. 10,1986 Woman's Club— The Woman's club met at the! club room Friday afternoon. Gues day was observed and each mem bet was to bring an invited guest The program was in charge o Mrs. Mary Woodward of Whit temdre and Mrs. Minnie Long am the topic was "Interior Decorat ing." Mrs. Woodward spoke on the decorating of living room, din ing room and bedrooms, and Mrs Minhle Long talked on decoration of the kitchen and bathroom. They displayed samples of draperies curtains and 'wall paper in varloui color schemes, the samples fur nished by local and out of town merchants. Shower far Bernice Wilson— Lucille Peterson and Mrs. Leon ard Peterson entertained a grou] of friends at a shower In honor o Bernice Wilson Tuesday afternoon at the Peterson home in Swea City The luncheon was served by tape light. Each guest received a smal taper and a corsage of white baby "mums" tied with green tulle. The home was decorated with like flow era. Bernice. formerly of Swea City, will become the bride o Vaughn Rising at an early date She is a daughter of Mr. and'Mrs Yene Wilson,, and is a sister o Mrs. Leonard Peterson. Honor Mrs. Goeders— Mrs. Clara Lewis entertained a a luncheon Saturday In honor o Mrs. Theo, Ooeders who is leaving , for California December 1. Mrs Lewis was assisted by her daughter, Ella. Mrs. Goedera won high prize at bridge and was presented with, a gift. Second price was re ; ceived by Mary C. Kaln. Honored on Birthday— The members of her bridge club entertained in honor of Mrs. Walter Dale at her home Saturday afternoon, the occasion being her birthday. A pot luck luncheon was served and the high score at bridge was received by the honoree. Mrs. Dale was also presented with a birthday gift. Bridge at HelbergV- Mrs. Arthur Helberg entertained the members of her bridge club on Thursday evening at three tables. High score prize for ladies was received by Mrs. Wallace McDougall, and high score for men by Glen Roland. Consolation prize wont to Mrs. W. C. Irelan. Hallowe'en Party- Janice Bartholomew, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bartholomew, was hostess to a group of eight of her little friends at a Hallowe'en party last week Saturday. Hal- lowe'en games were. played and Mrs. Bartholomew served a Hal- lowe'en luncheon. Party'for Maxine Brundage— Mrs. G. D. Brundage entertained a jgroup of 16 girls at her home .honoring the Uth birthday of her daughter, Marine. Contests wero won by Mary Jane Neville and Betty Geerlng. . Miuclne received many beautiful gifts. Sunday School Dinner— Dr. J. H. Edge, pastor of the Methodist church, entertained the members of his Sunday School class at a dinner party Friday evening. The members are a class of high school boys. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Stillman entertained a group of eight friends at a wild duck dinner in the Hotel Algona dining room Friday evening. W. F. M. The Woman's Foreign Missionary sociesy will' meet Thursday afternoon at 2:30 at the home of Mrs. W. A. Foster. Assisting hostesses will be Mrs. Dg White, Mrs. U. Slieppard and Mrs. Jane Cl*rk. Bridge Clnb— The bridge club of which she is n member met with Mrs. John Dut- tnn fit her home Wednesday eve- nlnp. Pri7es were received by Mrs. Henry Becker and Mrs. William Pan. Duck Dinner— Mrs. Fred Bartholomew entertained Monday nnd Tuesday evenings at wild duck dinners. She served ten guests Monday evening and eight guests Tuesday evening. Coffee Party— Mrs. W. C. Irelan entertained a group of friends Thursday evening. Coffee and doughnuts were served, nnd games were played during the evening. Social Calendar BIRTHDAY PARTY ATWfflTTEMORE Mrs. Louisa Nissen Is Guest at Gathering on Occasion Whlttcmorc: A number of the friends of Mm. Louisa Nissen gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer to celebrate Mrs. Nissen's birthday. Those present were as follows: The Will Meyers, Mr. mid Mrs. Herman Meyer and daughter Gertrude, the Herman Voigis. Mr. nnd Mrs. Erwin Bruim and son Billy nnd daughter Ruth, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Grelnert nnd daughter, Verdell of Fairville. Tuesday, November 10— The regular meeting of the Rebekah lodge will be beld Tuesday evening at 7:30 with Mrs. Henry Lund giving a report. The First Lutheran Brotherhood meets this evening (Tuesday) at 8:00 o'clock In the church parlors, with Helmuth Huenhold. G. D. Brundnge and Rev. SJostrand being the hosts. C. C. Sjostrand of St. Peter, Minnesota, will be the guest speaker. All the men of the congregation, both young and old, arc cordially invited to attend. Wednesday, November 11— The Luther League meets tomorrow evening (Wednesday) at 8:00 o'clock in the church parlors, with John Spongberg and Glen Nielsen, the hosts. Thursday, November 12— The 'L. O. A. class of the Congregational church will meet on Thursday evening at 7:30 with Mrs. M. P. Weaver. Members ara asked to bring thimbles. Saturday, November 14— The Presbyterian ladies will hold a rummage sale Saturday November 14, at the church at one p. m. Those having no way of getting things to the church are to call Mrs. L. E. Fairbanks. Scarlet t'rver Case Mrs. Ralph Bartlett is reported on the sick list and one of her twin sons, Dicky was reported seriously 111 with scarlet fever. Two more children of the Will Slriickers are reported 111 with the scnrlet fever and also Theo Ost- wnld Is stricken with the same disease. In the Struecker family there hnve been seven down with it. Biggest Vote Ever Whittemorc turned out one o the biggest crowds on election day in the history of the town. In 1932 there were 585 votes polle< and last Tuesday there were 625 votes cast. Lows a Finger Carl Struecker. son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Struecker had the misfortune to lose a finger which was caught. In the gears of a grain elev< ator recently. Will Rogers' Picture, "AmbuMdor Bill", Back at Call, Nov. lM2th GEORGE GREMMELS, 68, FAIRVILLE FUNERAL SERVICES HELD MONDAY Standard Men At , Spencer Meeting Among 109 dealers of. Standard Dil products who attended a melting for salesmen and agents, last Friday evening at the Chamber of Comercc hall in Spencer, were a number from Algona. " Those attending from here were Joe Harig. Phil Kohlhaas, Walter Lorenz, G. R. Cook, Matt Selzer and H. C. Hargreaves. The meeting room was turned into an improvised theatre, and a portable stage was used to introduce new products and new improvements in old products of the organization. Card of Thanks We winh to express, to the neigh- bora who so ably assisted us, dur- ng the recent fire at our home, and also to the Algona Fire Co., our mrst sincere appreciation and grateful thanka.—Mr. and Mrs. leo. H. Johnson. 15* Curtis Shidled moved from the Cairy flats Thursday into the Elsie residence. Mrs. Lloyd Walker spent several days at Swea City at the home ol Mr. and Mrs. Carl Walker last week. Rev. Hans Lenz and son of Van Meter, enroute to Minnesota, visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. August Bernau Sunday. The Pol rot & Schattschneider garage, dealers for Chevrolet cars, received a carload of new cars last week and they are now on display at the garage. Lloyd Walker, who is employed at Swnlcdale, spent the week end nt the home of Mr. and Mrs. Art Hcldenwitb. He returned home on Monday morning. George S. Elbert, who had the misfortune to loose an eye while feeding nn ensilage cutter on his farm west of town, returned to his home last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Baas of Stor- dcn. Minn., arrived here Saturday to visit with relatives at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dcdrich Cordcs nnd with other relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Looft of Armstrong were callers at the home of George Meyers to remember the birthday of Mrs. Louisa Nissen, who is staying at the Meyers home. Mr. and Mrs. George Schulti and sons, James and Charles, accompanied by Mrs. Henry Kuecker, were at Fort Dodge Wednesday to visit with Mrs. Emma Philips and do some shopping. ! The regular monthly meeting of the Whittemore fire company was held Friday night Business mat- tors were taken up and a feather piirty was planned which will be held in the near future. Wed.,Thurs.,Nov. 11-12 Daily Matinee 2:30 America Demanded its Return! Will Rogers in Ambassador Bill" Dwight Potters Have Baby Girl Portland: Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Potter tire the proud parents of a 7'-j pound girl born Tuesday morn; ng, Nov. 3. Mr. Potter ia employed on the John Trunkhill farm. Bo»k«t .Social to be Given Miss Mildred Laabs invites the public to attend her school program and basket social Friday evening. Nov. 13th. Retired Store Keeper Passed Away Last Thursday Fenton: George Grertlmels, 88, bom in Dubuque county, and well known Palo Alto county man, passed away Thursday afternoon at his home following a short illness with heart trouble. He was up and around two days before his death. For many years Mr. Gremmels owned and operated the general store at Fairville. He retired about ten years ago, but continued to live In Fairville where he passed away. Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon at two p. m., at the Fairville Lutheran church with Rev. H. D. Stnhmer officiating. Mr. Gremmels Is survived by his wife, the former Clara Schallin and five children. Mr. Gremmels had twice married and three children from his former marriage are Mrs. Mae Bach and Mrs. Eva Bach of Salem. Oregon, and Roy Gremmels of Columbia Falls, Montana. Mrs. Viola Bolte and Raymond Gremmels of Fenton also survive, with 11 grandchildren. Four brothers are Fred. Louis, Julius and Walter and one sister. Mrs. Fred Kueeker. P. H. Atwood of Armstrong was looking after business interests in Fenton Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Priebe and son, Mervin were Dea Molnes business visitors Thursday. Mrs. Arnold Klatt left last week Thursday for Iowa City, where she expects to go through the clinic. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Mueller are the proud parents of a 9U pound son, born last week Tuesday, Nov. 3rd. Lawrwice Lapper and Ben Mal- ikosce at Hawley, Minn., are pick- Ing corn for Carl Beck. This Is Mr. Lapper's eighth year for husking in the Fenton vicinity. E. A. Huskamp, democratic candidate for supervisor In the third district of Palo Alto county, was elected to that office by a majority of 100 votes. He will replace John Wcgner, present incumbent. Mr. and Mrs. Nels Wllberg rc- .urned home last week from Dubuque where they spent two months with their daughters, Mrs. Funeral Services For Mrs. Netiman of Bancroft, Thurs. Bancroft: Funeral services were held in St John's church for Mrs. John Neuman, who died In Roeh* estef, Thtrtto'ay, attef ondergoing an operation for goitre. Visit In Omaha Mrs. Eva Kennedy and son, Edward, spent the week end in Omaha visiting with her other son, John, who attends Crelghton university there. Mrs. Mary Delaney, Mrs. Kennedy's mother, accompanied them to Fort Dodge, where she visited until Sunday. Miss Frances Berens, also accompanied them to Omaha where she visited with her sisters, Mrs. Lee Brown and Mrs. Don Blair. At Football Game Mr. and Mrs. Leo Saunders and daughter, Patricia, and Maureen Wolfe attended the football game at Minneapolis. Saturday. Others who also attended the game were: Mr. nnd Mrs. Enos Kohnke and son, Norman; Mr. and Mrs. Al Fuchs and children. Mr. and Mrs. Evans Carmean and Vincent Lattimer. The C. O. F. members held a meeting at the Forester hall Thursday evening. The Paul Grames family jnoved Entertain At Swea , tniotooma at ^ Berens home For Algona Girl, To I last Saturday. * • Mr. and Mrs. Robert West and daughter of Perry, are visiting at the home of Mr. West's mother, Become Bride Soon Swea City: Mrs. Leonard Peterson and Miss Lucille Peterson were hostesses at a miscellaneous shower Tuesday afternoon of last week at the Leonard Peterson home in honor of Miss Bernice Wilson of Algona. The home was decorated with baby "mums" and the luncheon was served by taper light. Each guest received a small taper and a corsage of white and orchid baby "mums" tied with green tulle. Miss Wilson, who is soon to become a bride, is a former Swea City girl and a sister of Mrs. Leon- crd Peterson. S. A- Eischenschmldt and Clarence Anderson. Their Mrs. son, Martin Wilberg and wife went after them and spent a few days with the former's sister. Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Hantelman and sons, James, Lowell and Donald of Minneapolis visited recently at the parental William Hantelman home. Other guests at the Hantelman home a week ago Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hantelman and Mr. and Mra. Gerhart Hantelman and daughter*, Lois. Also— Important NOV. ISSUE MARCH OF TIME No. 1—The Presidency Behind the scenes at the White House No. 2—New Schoob for Old Progressive education from kindergarten to high School. Coming Sunday Monday, Nov. 15-16 Clark Gable and Marion Davies in "CAIN AND MABEL" Edna Ball, Algona, is employed lit the iJwight Potter home. Lorraine Heuierscheldt was absent from school last week because of illness. Mrs. I,. J Fairbanks and child- IL-.I tailed Thursday at the Will Grovcr homo. Mrs. Will Grover und daughter, trs. V. A. Kmi'h visited the W. E. Stahls, Hurt, Friday. Margaret and Rose Marie Ringsdorf and Ivu Marie Hraylon visited srliuul district No. 6 Tuesday. Mrs. Harold Olson. Corwith, (•a.m.- Friday for a abort visit with the Victor Applegate family. Frank ami Kiiward Jamil, Fair- liatili:-,. Minn., art visiting their uncle. Tuny Jandl, for a few days. The small sons of the Dwight Potters are visiting their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Potter. Algona. Tile Ted Kingsdorfs and W. J Stewarts tr.joyed an oyster supper Tuesday evening ut the Kuss Ship- It r home. Visitors Friday afternoon at school No. b were Mrs. P. M. Erick- .son. Alfred and Grace Erickson, and Rachel Becker. Mrs. Tony Lohse entertained the Lutheran Ladies' Aid Thursday afternoon. Quilting was the diversion of the afternoon Little Marie Lou Shipler has been sulferir.g the past week with intestinal flu. She tti the small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Shipler. Mrs. V. A. Smith, children, John and Josephine, from Milwaukee, arrived Thursday evening at the Will Grover home for a few days' visit. Mrs. Smith is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grover. P. T. A. Program At the November meeting of the I*. T. A. Monday night, in the school auditorium the following program, with Mrs. Ida Larson as chairman, was given:' half hour concert, school band; address. Rev. Paul Carlson of Algona, chairman of Kossuth county Red Cross; duet, "The Soldier and the Red Cross Maid," Ronald and Gloria Anderson, talk on Christmas Seals; pantomime. "Christmas Seals," junior American Legion Auxiliary: comedy duet in costume, "Song of the Kitchen," Mr. and Mrs. Farmer; reading. "Armistice Day," Kathryn Tweeten. Mrs. E. E. Worthlngton, i president of the associ-itionv presld-1 ed at tlie meeting. Mrs. Elizabeth West The Anton Schneider family moved Into the Flood house south of main street Thursday. They formerly lived in the Mrs. Elizabeth West house. Miss Curtis, who teaches the primary room in the Fenton school, visited from Friday until Tuesday at the G. D. Hart home. She visited the primary room in the Bancroft public school Monday. Sexton Pupils In Program, Thursday Sexton: Helen Paetz, teacher of the Drager school, with her pupils, put on a program. at the Sexton hall Thursday evening. There was n large crowd in attendance and a good program was given. P. T. A. Meeting The P. T. A. meeting was held Wednesday evening intsead of on Tuesday as was planned on account of it being election day. There was rather a small crowd in attendance. A business meeting was held after which lunch was served and games played. Mr. ,'ind Mrs. Joe Hanson and family spent Sunday at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Oscar Haag u( Thornton. Mr.',find Mrs. Fred Peterson, Maxlnie and Walter of Algona were Sunday guests at the August X. Peterson home. Mrs. Reuben Bunt, hw mother, Mrs. Frank Bare, Armstrong, nnd Mrs. Bunt's daughter, Mrs. Soren- scn of Ringsted. visited at the home of Mrs. Mary Moats last Thursday. The annual Armistice Night party of Fisher post, American Legion, will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Legion hall. The committee in charge consists of A. J. Chiisten- scn, George K. Nelson. G. B. Pear- Hon, Axel Erickson, Fred Walker, R. E. Berg and Ray Lord. Mr. and Mrs. L. O. McNeill and her son, Walker, spent Sunday with relatives at Clear Lake. A family dinner was held at the home of Mrs. McNelll's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Alton Luscomb, who arc leaving the last of this week for Florida to spend the winter. Ladies Arc Gursta There were 15 ladles from the exton Aid who attended a one o'clock luncheon In the basement of the Methodist church in Algona aa guests of the Methodist Aid of Algona. Sexton, Wesley and Doan Aids were invited. Calvin Pasley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Pasley Is quite sick at this writing. Mrs. Henry Dresch of South Dakota is visiting her sister. Mrs. James Brophy west of Sexton, and icr mother, Mrs. Neuman and anther sister and other relatives In nd around Algona. Mrs. Laura Francis just recently eturned to the home of her daugh- er, Mrs. Dale Thompson, east of own. Mrs. Francis has been pending several months in south- rn Illinois visiting her mother and Ister. Her mother is 86 years old. Father of Mra. E. W. Lusby Dies In California K. P. Fuller, former well known Algonian. and father of Mrs. E. W. Lusby, died Sunday afternoon at his home in San Diego, California, after an illness of about three weeks. Mr. Fuller was born December •M. 1K4H, in Albany, New York. He received his education in the east. As a child of three years he suffered the loss of an eye, an injury wlm-h prevented him from becoming a soldier in the Civil War. Mr. Fuller first settled in Iowa at Bradgate. but about forty-five years ago moved to a farm south i<f Algona where he and his wife the former Mary Hannon. lived for twenty-five years. They then moved to Algona and Mr. Fuller engaged in the carpenter business huilding a number of homes anc buildings during the course of the next 15 or 20 years. Mrs. Fuller died a number o: years ago as did also two daugh UTS, Florence and Cora Fuller Jcrgc-nson. Seven years ago Mr. Fuller mar ried Mrs. Louise Till in Algona anc they moved to San Diego which has since been their home. Funeral services will be beld in Han Diego and interment will be made in the Gleun Alta cemetery there. J. D. Lowe Returns From Canada Trip J. D Lowe, who enjoys hunting moose even if he doesn't get any, related tt few of his experiences during a recent trip, into the Can aditui border territory to Rolarians last Monday noon. In company with Jack Koppen of Buffalo Center, Joe went into the Canadian backwoods after moose. He BUW and trailed yeveral but did not land any. However, they did get a deer, Lettie Matson Dies; Funeral Held Sunday Funeral servicea were held for Celestia Malson, 71, Sunday at the it. Thomas Episcopal church with he Rev. L. D. Shelmandine ol Spencer, officiating. Burial was made in Riverview. Lettie, as she was known, dlec Thursday evening, after the eve- ling meal from a heart attack Miss Mtttson was born January 12 1865, in Apple River, Illinois, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Matson, Kossulh pioneers. When three years old she came to Iowa with her parents and settled in Riverdale township on a farm where she lived until 1901 when she moved to Algona- For a number o years she assisted her sister, the late Mrs. Amy Peugnet in a miliin ery shop and later had charge o the late George Galbraith depart merit store. .She was an accom pushed decorator of wood an' chinaware. She belonged to th Eastern Star and the Episcopa church and Guild. She is survive< by one brother, C. B. Matsori, am a niece, Mrs. Marie Lichty, all o Algona. Algona K. of C. In Memorial Services Algona Council Knights of Colimbus observed their Memorial Sunday, Nov. 8th, by receiving communion at eight o'clock Mass. Breakfast was served at St. Ceceia's Academy to 70 Knights. After breakfast the Memorial services were held in the assembly of the Academy. The principal address, 'Our Order and Its Dead'', was delivered by District Deputy Lawrence D. Brennan of Emmetsburg. Prayers were ottered by Rev. Ahmann. PUBLIC SALE Thursday, Nov. 19 The S«xton public school and fuel hou«« will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder, at 1:30 p. ui. By Order of School Board. 45-46* 100 Skelgas Men Coming Thursday An attendance of about 100 Skel- tas dealers and salesmen will meet at the Algona Hotel, Thursday ol this week for an all day session, and evening banquet. R. O. Bjustrom, local dealer, is making arrangements for the affair. George W. Bok, general manager from Kansas City, and other officials of the Skelgas company, will be here for the event. The represntatives of the arm will be here from all point* in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. Leonard and LeRoy Applequist went to Emmetsbunt Monday of last week to open weir grocery Willard Batteries $3.95 and up We have a battery for youir every need. Guaranteed ami Backed by Willard Let us show you these outstanding values We charge batteries and furnish rentals Dodge and Plymouth Dealers Algona Auto Market Thank You express my appreciation to tte j'otaf* ft* possible to merit the confidence placed In me. JohnFraser Mid-Week Special Wednesday Thursday ,. and Friday Only We will give you your choice of 100.pafar of $5.00 Shoes. Good style and most au sixes. Suedes and kid leather $2.95 i Christensen Bros, Greenberg Auto Supplies We invite you to our store We carry a complete stock of New Auto Parts Headquarters for TIRE CHAINS Greenberg Auto Supply Sioux City Seed Company's lowealth Hybrid Corn has proved its adaptability for this turritroy , —ask the man who plants it. ' Wart of Court House Please place your orders now, as our supply is limited. Algona Produce Co. Algona, Iowa T JOHN DBBE8JCAW, Prop. ••^•^••••^•••••^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^••••••••••••^•••••••••••^••••SBBSSSSSSSSiyiJ^B^,!.......^...^...^^^— FQft QUICK EESULTB-USl TH1WA« AJJ0

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