The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 17, 1936 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 17, 1936
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The Algona Upper Pea Moines, Algona, Iowa, Nov. 17,1936 193 C. of C. Members Help To Near $5,000 Quota Goal ALAN WESTER, WESLEY YOUNG MAN, DIES AT 24 FROM INFANTILE PARALYSIS Son of Mr. and Mrs. Emit Wester Held in High Esteem by All Wesley: Funeral services for Alan Wester, 24, who died of pleurisy at 12:30 last week Monday morning, were held at the Methodist church last Thursday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. Arthur Bottom, and burial was made In Evergreen cemetery. The Mesdames Ammon Lease, Lawrence Hansen, Lester Lease and Milton Glddlngs sang "No Night There", •"Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" and "Saved by Grace." Floral offerings were notable for number and beauty. Alan has been sick only •six days. The young man's given names were Alan Emil, and he was born in Wesley, April 6, 1912. At the age of four, he suffered a severe attack of Infantile paralysis, from which he never fully recovered. His parents had since devoted themselves to his care and happiness. Alan was able to drive the car for his father on the tatter's constant trips over several western states as agent for the Karl Ahlers Produce company. New York City. He was graduated from the Wesley high school with the class of 1931, and he had been a member of the Methodist church since Easter Sunday, April 17, 1927. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Wester, a brother, Karl, Keoaauqua, of the extension department of Iowa State College, Ames, and two. sisters, Leila, secretary of the State College animal husbandry department head, and Anna, a dietitian in Fifth Avenue hospital. New York City. Farewell Party A farewell party for Mrs. Thora (Nets M.) Johnson, was held at the Ole Flom home last week on Tuesday evening. About 60 members of the Congregational church with other old friends attended. There was an informal program of speeches, singing and instrumental music. At the close of the evening refreshments brought by the guests were served. Mrs. Johnson plans to return soon to her home at Alamo, Texas, but her departure has been delayed by the Illness of her sister, Mrs. Anna Bohannon, Algona. She had visited here since spring with her daughters, the Mesdames Herman Carlson, Fred Bentele, and Esther Skow. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson lived near Wesley many years. Anna Johnson, who teaches at Boone, came Wednesday night of last week to spend Armistice day with her mother, Mrs. Thora Johnson, and was a surprise guest at the letter's farewell party at the Ole Flom home. She was not expected and found her mother and other relatives gone. The Thursday bridge club post-; poned Its meeting to Friday last week, because of the Wester funeral Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Garfelia Johnson left for Algona Wednesday evening, to spend the winter with a niece, Mrs. Rlebhoff. She had visited during the warm months with her daughters and aons. TIMED JUST RIGHT I ORGANIZATION'S ACTIVE RECORD FOR 3 MONTHS Building Boom, Population Rise Presage Real Progress to *4.95 d Winter Shoes A Sale that's SURE SUIT YOU ... because it comet at Just the right time for you to bu> NEW SHOES FOR THE HOLIDAYS.^! a BIG SAVING. Our (tunning Part* Fashion and Connie shoe* to the new stylet colon and material* ...SPECIALLY REDUCED. Don't nuat tuch a grand opportunity to have new •hoct...and SAVE! Silk Hose Guaranteed first quality pure silk full fashinced hose. Service or chiffon, 6 colors DRESS SALE Silk dresses, wool dresses, novelty knit dresses and suits. 40 garments 12 to 38, regularly to $4.00. Galoshes First quality pupular three-snap overshoes. Black or brown satin finish rubber. All heel heights. Odd Lot Shoe Sale Broken size ranges of popular selling styles —green, grey, black and brown—high or medium heels. Oxfords, straps and pumps —regularly sold to $3.60 1 DRESS SALE A fine selection of Zephyr wool knit suits. AU new fall models—all popular styles. Sizes 12 to 20—green, red, rust, brown and navy. Regularly sold to $8.00. 99 The Algona Chamber of Commerce, wbich began its first year of operation August 1, 1936, recently completed its membership drive with a total of $4,904.00 subscribed for the first year's budget, which Includes 193 members. For a good many years Algona has supported a commercial club then anally a Community club with a part-time secretary, but during the past summer the officers decided upon an increased budget and a full time secretary. They selected Oliver S. Reiley, of Red Oak, for the full-time job with a year's contract beginning August 1. Other officers of the new Chamber of Commerce include president, M. G. Norton; vice president, Phil Kohlhaas; and the following directors, Jonn Bieser, Joe Bloom, P. J Chrlstensen, D. E. Dewel, C. R. LaBarre, J. D. Lowe, W. G. McCul- lougb, R. H. Miller, Gail Pettit and Lyle Reynolds. These officers have been very active in the membership campaign which resulted in the raising of the budget listed above and which includes 193 members, ivlded into 112 business houses nd including 37 professional peo- le. The goal set was $5,000 and hile the membership campaign as closed, it is expected that sev- ral businesses who have not yet oined will do so. Since August 1, the Algona Chamber of Commerce has been nstrumental in the following activities: August 5, Pavement Dedication and Watermelon Day, which at- racted 9,000 people in the evening or free attractions and the feerv- ng of 13,000 pounds of free watermelon. Chamber of Commerce commit- ees cooperating with the members of the Kossuth County Fair Board solicited and sold over $1,000 worth of advance tickets for the fair, Sept. 23, 178 Chamber of Commerce men were guests of 58 Des Uolnes men representing the Des Moines Chamber of Commerce at noon good-will luncheon. Sept. 30-Oct. 1 the Chamber of Commerce sponsored two Fall Festival days which included public speakers, band concerts, store bar gains and free serving of nearly 0,000 "hot dog" sandwiches. The Chamber of Commerce Is sponsoring an organization meeting November 5 for a Kossuth County Safety Council. The Chamber of Commerce is cooperating with the Fort Dodge and Humboldt Chambers of Commerce in a tri-city celebration and pavement dedication to b* h«M In Humboldt, November 10, tor the purpose of dedicating the recently completed stretch of pavement on Highway No. 169 between Humboldt and Algona. Reiley has spoken before other organizations and in other towns in the past three months including broadcasting a three-day Interstate American Legion Junior baseball tournament between Minnesota and Iowa at Bancroft In August; the dedication of Reynolds park and the new band shell in Swea City in August; all-day announcements of the Second Annual Field Day sponsored by the Kos- auth County Conservation League, Sept. 30 at Bancroft, using a public address system to 7,000 people, a welcome to delegates and visitors of the eighth district Christian Endeavor societies; a welcome to several hundred delegates and visitors to the eighth district convention of the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs; and numerous talks before local clubs and societies. The city of Algona is experiencing at this time a healthy building boom which includes the beginning of a $65,000 post office building, the beginning of a $25,000 addition to the Hotel Algona, the recently completion of three new business houses, the $11,000 addition to the Algona Ice Cream & Candy factory, the building additions and improvements to the Kennedy- Parsons company plant, the Botsford Lumber Co., and the Norton Lumber Co, and the beginning and 1 completion of over 20 new homes since January 1- Several of the projects mentioned are in the process of construction at the present time. Over 30 new homes were built here in 1935 and the post of- lice department has estimated that since the last federal census in 1930 over 450 people have taken up their rsidence here, thereby increasing Algeria's population to the 4,500 mark. Suggest Red Cross Window Tie-ins The Red Cross has asked the Chamber of Commerce to urge the business houses to decorate their windows for the Red Cross annual roll call, which begins November 12. Oliver S. Reiley, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, has in his office pamphlets which give Illustrations for attractive window displays, especially suitable for grocery stores, drug goods stores, clothing stores, and drug stores. If anybody is interested in using these pamphlets, you may get them from the Chamber of Commerce office. W. F. M. S., Fenton, Met on Thursday Fenton: The Woman's Foreign Missionary society met at the M. E. church basement on Thursday, Nov. 5th. The following program was given: song, "All Hall The Power'' devotions in charge of Mrs. J. B. Hanson; song, 'Tve Found a Friend"; report on branch meeting at Ottumwa by Mrs. George Brown and Mrs. A. H. Meyer; business meeting. program leader, Mrs. Geo. Boettcher; question and answers on Africa, by Mrs. George Boettcher and Mrs. R. C. Goetsch; Facts by African Women, Mrs. Boettcher; African Babies by Mrs. J. F Newel. The meeting closed with a luncheon with Mrs. Lester Wels- brod, Mrs. B. K. Bahnson and Mrs. Elmer Welsbrod as hostesses. tor California to spend the winter. He Is 85 years old and he always ins been In good health. Sunday afternoon a week ago was the Algona circuit meeting at St. John's Lutheran church In Fairville. Those who atended from Lotts Creek were Mr. and Mrs. R. Potrat*, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kucker, Mr. and Mrs. Noah Retsner, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Fuerstenau, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Faulstich, Rev. and Mrs. Fiene, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Schmiel, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Mittag, and Mr. and Mrs. Otto WlchtendahJ. GLASS GREENBERG AUTO SUPPLY Toi/ctlonl Im SOY BEAN Harvesting Demonstratiorv at the Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Jackman and family were visitors at the L. A. Crulkshank home near Burt, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Faulstich and son, Wm., were recent visitors at the parental home of Mr. and Mrs. August Gade at West Bend. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Jackrjjn and family were dinner guests '-- cently at the Mr. and Mrs. J. Jenkinson home in Union township. Mrs. Ed Kuecker and Mrs. Noah Reisner attended the Ladies' Aid meeting at the home of Mrs. Geo. Stems In Fenton last week Thursday afternoon. The Ladles' Aid will meet Friday afternoon with Mrs. Flene as the hostess. The first parish meeting will be held in the evening beginning at eight o'clock. James Cruikshank of Algona was a visitor a few days at the A. L. Jackman home. Mrs. Jackman Is the daughter of Mr. Crulkshank. Mr. Crulkshank left Sunday afternoon at two o'clock from Algona Etna Mitchell Farm, 4 Miles E of Algona on Highway 18 Thursday, Oct. 19 1:30 p m. His life dedicated to hating women—the story of Albion dough in his Evcless Ark, protected against females. In The American Weekly, the Magazine distributed with Next Sundays Chicago Herald Soy beans are, or will be, one of the big crops for this section, Harvesting them has been a problem, but it no longer is a problem with the Allis Chalmers c? op Harvester Be on Hand - Everything Free - You're Inuited Elbert Garage Co*,- Complete Hospital News _ y 0 " 0 '^^ Kossutb Hospital New* Tuesday. November 3—Harry Barton of Algona underwent an appendectomy. Tuesday, November &- -E'inice Czapp of Algona was admitted for medical care. Thursday, November 6—Jimmia Altwegg of Algona entered to have a broken right ankle put la a cast. Thursday, November 6—Mrs. Peter Chubb of EatberviUe gave birth to a baby boy weighing 5 pounds, 4 ounces. Friday, November 6—Duane Seller of St. Benedict, age 2H, had his spnendix removed. Monday, November 9 — Jacob Lelst of Ottosen underwent an appendectomy. General Hospital Mews Monday, November 2—Mm. Elm er Schoby of Woden had a tonsil fragment removed. Wednesday, November 4—Mr*. Clyde Wardrip of Algona gave birth to a baby girl. The Study club met with Mr*. Vincent Doughan last Thursday afternoon. Mr*. Milton Oiddings gave the lesson on Illinois, and members responded to roll call with ttanM of InUro*' on UM eame »ub- jact The twMUat etnre* ' ' NCW MOH-COMFUSSION VAiVt tH HEAD BMMNi Mnefa och more powerful, much mat spirited, and the thrift king of its price NEW AU-SIUNT, AU-f TtH. 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