The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 22, 1936 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 22, 1936
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The Algona Upper Dw «m HERO" WINS BURTAPPROVAL Junior Play Very Well Received; Xmas Is in The Air Burt: A good crowd attended the' junior class play, "The Tin Hero" which was presented Thursday evening in the high school auditorium, under the direction of Alice Eighme. Those taking part were Harold Welske, Arlene Patterson, Wilma Riddle. June Rasch George Becker, Ruth Thompson, Clarence Riddle, Lulu Dugan, Max- Ine Kearns, Virginia Trenary, Mary .Ann Smith. Carol Praser and Ralph Dugan. Other members of the class took part as members of a crowd. The play was very well given. Epworth Plays The Epworth League are practicing for two plays, which they will present at the Methodist church Sunday evening, Dec. 27 The first is "No Gift in Return", a story of southern sharecroppers, which will be given by Maxlne and Joyce Graham and Phyllis Brooke, The second is "The Blessed Vag rants", the scene of which Is a city police station. This will b« presented by Harold Hobson, Bruc and Kenneth Graham nad Ray mond Nelson. Mrs. Pratt Was 88 Sunday was Mrs. Edwlna Pratt's 88th birthday and on Monday the Birthday circle of which she was formerly a member, and a few Invited friends surprised her by gathering at her home. A Christmas program and grab bag formed the afternoon's entertainment Mrs. Pratt, although 88 years of age, lives alone and does her own work. Two Under Weather Mrs. W. W. Boettcher has been a great sufferer for several days with a felon on the fore finger of her right hand. The felon has been lanced three times, but seems to get no better. Little Billle Boettcher is also sick in bed with lung and •inus trouble. Helen Schwietert is nursing and Violet Long is assisting with the house work. Parents of Daughter Mr. and Mrs. Jess Vqlentlne are parents of a daughter Morn Thursday, Dec. 17. Mrs. C. I. Mansmlth is caring for mother and child. A daughter was born the same day to Mr. and Mrs. Dale Dundas. Mrs. N. M. Godfredson is assisting at the Dundas home. Go to Philadelphia Mrs. Helen Peters and daughter. Mary Lee, left Monday for Philadelphia* where they will •pend Christmas with the G. R. French*. They will also visit Mrs. Mrs. Peters' cousin, Julia Bourne, In New York City before return- Ing. Pictoral News Review of Events of Kossuth County During 1936 KINGSTED WELCOMED Secy, of Agriculture Henry Wallace at its big corn husking tournament, held a few months ago Joe Metille of Algona won the husking prize. Wallace is pictured above, as he addressed the crowd of several thousand. 'Al- Eona Upper Des Moines newspicture). TRAGEDY STRfCK AT NIGHT, and three persons were burned to death in th« Mike Johnson farm home, south of Bancroft, last February. The dead were Mr. and Mrs. John- son and their son, Walter. The smoking ruins are shown in the above newspicture of the A'g-ona Upper Des ijoines. JUDGE AND >ms. W. R QUABTON of Algona celebrated their golden wedding anniversary during 1938. with an open house for their many friends, and with their chldlren also present for the eor a r«w ¥*' *".? *?**• ? u » rton are "umbered among the pioneer residents, and civic leaders, of the city TTTONKA SUFFERED the loss of one of Ita finest buildings when flre destroyed the Callles store. However, a new rton has been reeled in its place, and the new Tyke Theat"e openel for business. (Algona Upper Des Moines newplcture). AND BEST New Year's Wishes from Wilson's Bakery VIOLET NORMAN, above, went to the Dallas, Texas, Centennial, as a guest of this newspaper and The State Theatre, when she won a popularity contest conducted last summer. WATERAfELOX DAY, first enterprise of the newly organized Chamber of Commerce, drew large crowds both afternoon and evening. Part of the crowd in the afternoon is shown here. The sewing ccrcio met at the Mrs. C. S. Coffin home Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. James Christensen entertained the Fortnightly club Friday afternoon at its annual Christmas party. Dr. and Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddle were Thursday evening dinner guests at the Dr. L. VV. Fox home in Algona. L. A. and W. W. Boettcher, R. A. Bleich and M. E. Polhemua were business visitors at St. Paul, last week Tuesday. The women teachers had a Christmas party at the home of Mrs. Maude Hanna after the play Thursday evening. Allen Graham, Des Moines, is expected to spend the Christmas week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Graham. The Lutheran Ladies' Aid society THE KOSSUTH SIUTUAL Insurance Ass'n dedicated its new home in Algona, pictured above, in 1936. It was one of several important additions to the business section of the city. At Pre-Nuptial Shower in Wesley Wesley: A pre-nuptial shower was given by friends for Marie Hanson Friday afternoon, at the home of her mother. At Northwood, Sunday, Miss Hanaen was to become the bride of Paul Engen, entertained the husbands of the t'Uttermaker and manager of the Merry Xmas dliness toward your hearts. Norton & Son members at a Christmas party in the church basement Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Patterson went to Amos Friday to be present at the graduation of their son, Donald, who graduated from Iowa State College. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Fenner, Evanston, III., are expected Wednesday to spend Christmas in the Rev. Thoburn Speciher home. They are Mrs. Speicher's parents. Dean und Rachel Clapsaddle < anie home Friday evening to bpend the holidays with their par- rnts. They are students at the State University at Iowa City. Marilda Pratt, who teaches at Runnel.-,, is expected home Wednesday /or a Christmas vacation. Roll Jacobs. Brooklyn, a nephew of .Mr.,. Pratt, will also spend the holidays in the H. L. Pratt home. Union School Xmas Program Union: Genevieve Altwegg and her pupils entertained the children of pre-school age in the district, and their mother on Friday afternoon. A short program was given and a nice lunch served. H. D. Robinson was a patient for several days at the Kossuth hos- I'ital with a severe attack of bronchitis. There is a general epidemic of colds and flu in this vicinity. In some schools almost all of the pupils are absent. John Altwegg and daughters, Zada und Bernice were Sunday visitors at the Wm. Altwegg home. The Rev. J. R. Kenny of Spencer wus an overnight visitor Friday at the same home. The Art Haug family were supper guests Wednesday night at the home of Mrs. Haag's sister's family, the Harold Sorenuen* in Lu- Verne. Friends here are gratulate Mr. and glad to con- Mrs. Stanley Gardner of Union township on the arrival of a new daughter at their home. The Elmer Jasperson family will spend Christmas day at the Ralph Hofer home in Goodell. Mr». Hofer and Mr. Jaaperson are brother and sister. Wesley Farmers' creamery. Marie served for years as deputy postmistress here, and has also assisted much in the telephone exchange, of which Isabel Kerrins Is manager. .She has also held business positions elsewhere, but came home to be with her mother following the death of her father, Nels Hansen, prominent Wesley farmer. The family has lived in town for some years. Mr. Engen is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Engen, Swea City, recently of Wesley. Both young persons are highly esteemed. Sharon Kay, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vee Mullin, is seriously sick with some blood trouble. A Christmas program was given at the center schoolhouse Friday afternoon. Anna Flom is teacher. The town basketball team, Donald Kraus, captain, played Crystal Lake there last Thursday evening. The Alfred Nelson family visited at Geneva, Minn., last week Sun- lay, with the family of the son, Quo. Swen Pearson, Wesley farmer, was taken to the Kossuth hospital] Algona, Tuesday morning, following the onset of sudden serious sickness. He is reported to be doing fairly well. A Sunday School class party was held at the Gordon C. Giddinga farm home last week Tuesday evening. Mrs. Milton Giddings was assistant hostess. The young people spent the evening at such games as Stage coach, Flying Dutchman, guessing contests, etc. Lunch was then served by the hostesses. George Price was brought home last week Monday from the Kos- »>uth hospital, jjlgona. George suffered a ruptured spleen in an accident five or six weeks ago, and some time later was taken to the hospital for x-rays and treatment. Upon his return he was improving, but the final outcome was not yet certain. The Embroidery club met with Mrs. Lawrence Hansen last Thursday afternoon. Those attending, besides the hostess, were the Mesdames Harry and Kenneth Harris, May Harris and Homer Anderson, all of Algona, Tberon Hansen and UUtoB Giddings. The afternoon was spent at needlework and a light lunch was served. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Olson, OLD MAN WINTER raised worse than Cain with Kossuth county last January and February. Above is one of the scenes taken when all highways were blockaded, and train and auto service into this section was stopped for three days and a half. (Algona Upper Des Moines newspicture). GEORGE MOULTON, one of Kossuth's widely known men. passed away during 1938. The Ledyard man had held township, village and county offices, and was a candidate for state representative at the time of his death. Kensctt, were in Wesley lust Thursday, looking for a dwelling house or rooms to rent. Mr. Olson Is the butcher hired by the Wesley Farmers' Creamery company to prepare the meat for patrons of the new cold storage lockers. These arc housed in an addition recently completed, on the north side of the creamery building. Mrs. Tressle Ringsdorf, Burt, who is spending the winter with a son al McFarlHnd, California, writes her Brother, A. E. Giddings, here, that California is having the coldest, winter for some time and ice has frozen several times. Evenings and mornings are pretty cold, but where the sun shines It warms up in the middle of the day. She adds that it doesn't look much like Christmas time there, so many of the trees are green. This is Mrs. Ringsdorfs first visit to California. Lu Verne Churches Planning Programs Lu Verne: Christmas will be celebrated at all the LuVerne churches. On Tuesday afternoon fhe ladies of the Lutheran church will have a party at the church parlors and the Young People's society will have theirs in the evening. The children of the parochial school and the Sunday School and choir will give a program Thursday evening at 7:30. On Christmas day services will be held in the German language at 9:45 in the morning and in English at 10:30. At the Presbyterian church, a song service was given by the choir Sunday evening and the Sunday School pupils will give a program on Thursday evening at 7:30. There will be a miscellaneous program at the Evangelical church, the first part of the evening, on Thursday, which will be followed by a cantata, "The Last Carol," the theme being centered around " " candlelight service at the Methodist church which also Included special music. The program there Thursday night at 7:45 will consist of six episodes with Mrs. V. V. Schuldt as reader. The first part Is presented by the primary department The juniors will then sins a group of carols. A tableaux scene depleting a family scene will be given, then there will be the bringing of gifts by the Epworth League group and the receiving of the offering for benevolences. The last scene wll be a tableaux portraying! the mother of Jesus and the manger scene with appropriate readings and music. Offerings for benevolences will also be received at the other churches. WESTBENDGIRL BREAKS ANKLE Students Coming Home For Holidays; Clubs Entertain West Bend: Mr, arid Mrs. Chas. Thatcher returned Wednesday from Sioux City, bringing (heir daughter Ruth, home to recuper- »t*. «ft«r fretting her ankle bone broken. She was walking down stairs, and caught her heel, fell and broke her ankle. She Is a sophomore In Mornlngslde Col> Editor Entertains The Journal editor, Frank Koch, entertnlnwl the editors of Palo Alto county, Friday evening. Dinner was served at the Franklin Hoot and the guests were entertatn- d at bridge at the Koch home aft- rwards. Children See Santa The American, Legion and the ustness men entertained the boys and girls of the town and sur- oundlng community at a free movie, Saturday afternoon. There were so many children they had to run a second show. The children were given a treat, by Santa Glaus, after the show. Boy looses Eye Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Carter visited their son, Benton, at the Fort Dodge hospital, Thursday. He has been there since he went there for treatment after having his eye cut with a whip lash. He had his eye removed, Tuesday. George Emerson Is confined to his bed by Illness. The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Munson, has been 111 the past week. The Royal Neighbors and a few guests were entertained at the home of Mrs. H. Bell Thursday evening. Mrs. Wm. Johnson and Mrs. Ray Barber were assistant hostesses. The ladles of the Missionary society entertained at a coffee hour at the home of Mrs. B. F. McFarland Friday afternoon. Mrs. H. J. Needing and Mrs. Adolph Mikes poured. The hostess was assisted by Mrs. H. M. Mantz and Mrs. Wm. Johnson. 1. f* BOKAft Collection* will reewitti attention ALCJONA, \V. B. Qt ABTOM Office over Co. Saving* Bk. Office PhoftS & ALGONA, tOW A . DONALD O. HUTCHISON THEODORE! <X AtTOftNJBJYS A? LAW Security State Bk. Bldg, Phbtw 981 E. J. Van Ness G. W. SUUffUUi VAN NESS * SlttLMAlr ATTORNHtS AT LAW Offices in new Helse Building Phone 213 AlgttflA, Gaylord D. Shumway BJdW. D. K*fly 8HUMWAY A KELLY ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over x Quinby Building Algona, Iowa Phone M L. A. W1NKCL ATTORNEY AT LAW Office in Quinby Bldg. Plum* Itt ALGONA, IOWA HIRAM B. WHTl'll ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bank Phone 306 P. A. DAN80N ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bank BMg. Office Phone 460-J Rat. aid ALGONA, IOWA Plum Creek Club Party, Dec. 29th Plum Creek: The evening meeting of the Mothers and Daughters club which was scheduled for New Year's Eve at the Frank Hofius home, has been changed to Tuesday evening, Dec. 29th. Miss Mary Dunn, Ledyard, vis- tad her niece, Mrs. Robert Kcefe, Sunday. The children of the Emil Mlttng family have all been 111 with the fiu und sor« throat. Nick Krieps was confined to his bed Sunday. The epidemic seems to be general. George Krieps was a guest of larold Bode, Plum Creek, Sunday. It was his seventh birthday anniversary. Other guests were the Herman Bode and James Coady fam- lies of Wesley. Singing Out a Christinas Carol Shout the glad tidings . . . sing out the good word of the day to all our friends .". . and tell them AVC wish life's hest for this season and every season. DAU GARAGE For You and Yours We Wish J. W. Sullivan (dec'd) S. E. McMahon L. E. Llnnan SULLIVAN, M-MAHON * UNttAM ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Kossuth Mut Ins. Bide. ALGONA, IOWA CABBOL A. WANDKR ATTORNEY AT LAW Over Postdfflce Phone 68 PHYSICIANS * SUBGEONS i. N. KENEFICK PHYSICIAN A SURGEON Office formerly occupied by Dr. A. L. Rlst over Rexall Drug Star* Office Phone 800 Res, Pbon« tt» ALGONA, XOWA C. H. CRETZMKYEB, ML D. SURGEON A PHYSICIAN Office John Qalbralth Bid*. Phone 444-110 MKLVDt O. PHYSICIAN A SUROBON . Office over Poet Offlc* Bid*. Phone*—Office OT RM. 1M DB. O. C. rT1 Chiropodist—Podiatrist FOOT SPECIALIST Over ChrisUnsen's Store Phone 380 Alffon* OSTEOPATHS DB, a W. MEYEB Osteopathlc Physician General Practice Special attention given to non- surgical treatment of rectal diseases, varicose veins and rupture. General Hospital Phone 087 DENTISTS DR. H. At OLSON DENTIST Gas, Novocaine used for extraction Located over Chrlstensen store Phone, Business 166, Residence 788 ALGONA, IOWA OL D. SCHAAP DENTIST Quinby Bldg. Phone its Res. Phone 174 Algonm, Iowa OEO. D. WALRATH, D. 5T5 GENERAL DENTISTRY Office In Postofftce Block __ VBTEMNABJAlJi ""' VOX * WOOOU, """ w> Po * Dr - J - B. Wlnkd _ ce 230 West State Shrsit Office Phone 478-W Rtf. tn-R ALOONA, IOWA Eight girls, Marvel Davidson, Ruth and Benona Neal, Maxlne Smith, Velma Bowman Gladys Alexander, Kathleen McClelJan and Jennie Lund took part in a FARM LOANS 5 to 21 Tears Wo f VffnrniMJon to Liberal Option* Edw. Caesiu* Office New HelM Bldg. Phone 390 W-U A MERRY XMAS Algona Cooperative Creamery Typewriter Paper We have Ju*t r«c«lv«d a large shipment of ream nackaaai (600 sheets) which •iufw a A- OUC for 000 This to « good grad« bond paper and will make an «. cellent school najwr7 Unto «*

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