The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 18, 1937 · Page 7
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 18, 1937
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Feb. 18,1937 North East * Kossuth Page Buffalo School Faculty Are Dinner Guests At Krantz Home MILDRED VAUGHN HOSTATSHOWER IN LED YARD, SAT. Pantomime Depicts Life of Future Bride and Husband Ledyard: Saturday afternoon over 60 friends and relatives gathered at the home of Mrs. George Looft for a miscellaneous shower in honor of her daughter, Mildred Vaughn. Mrs. W. E. Wiemer had charge of the entertainment. A pantomime was portrayed of Mildred and her future husband, Arthur Krammersmeler in eleven different scenes, by the various girls, Alvira Halverson, Cleo Gabel, Luetta Gelhaiu, Edith Logan, Doris Welfare and Evelyn Mayne. This was done very cleverly and caused many laughs. Next each one wrote their name vertically^ passed to their neighbor, who after each letter wrote an adjective describing what the bride hoped her husband to be like. After the bride opened her numerous gifts a delicious lunch was served. Out of town guests were Mrs. Fred Looft, Mrs. Albert Krammerseimer of Swea City, Mrs. Bernard Looft, Bancroft and Mrs. George Dunn of Thompson. The John Frandles were at Elmore Thursday. Asa Warner was 111 Friday and I Saturday with the flu. Ruth Jones spent the week end [In Algona and Lives-more. Alma, Verio and Marjorle Mat- |zener were at Blue Earth, Sunday. John Manthei started driving a I Standard Oil wagon early this Iweek. Jake Kellers of Bancroft ent Sunday with Mrs. Agatha eller. and Mrs. Frank Kelly spent nday at the Roy Millers near .Irmont. • ' Marquis spent the past week 1th'his aunt, Mrs. Edna Engstrom Jackson, Minn. Raymond Wilcoxs of Fort spent Thursday at the partita! Richard Zfelske home. Ruth Jones enjoyed a, six o'clock ' dinner at the Clifton En- ilbys Monday in honor of Orvllle's IT, which was Valentine Day. . A. A. Dapping returned Sat- from Baxter where she had at the past week and attended t wedding of her nephew, Elmer ITlntemeier. 'Win. Wenzell purchased the lot <r«en Mrs. Ella Gelhaus and Laura NIester's house, where nwrwnce Maynes are now living, [on Friday from Mrs. Nlester. He | plans to build In' the near future. The Sam Weavers moved Thursday on the farm they recently purchased. Robert Curtis recently lived there and the latter moved to Minnesota some time ago. Mrs. Weaver's brother, John Steinberg, has been working for some time remodeling the house. Friday Mcsdames A. E. Laurlt- *en, Harold Granner, Elvin Carpenter and Edward Halverson visited Mrs. Harvey Nelson at the Dohnage hospital in Buffalo Center. Sunday, Mesdames H. D. Mayne, Blanche Jenks, Laura Niester and V. A. Barrett visited her. Valentine Colors, Theme of Evening Dinner; Cards Played Tltonka: Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Krantz entertained with a three- course bridge dinner Friday evening at their home west of town honoring the Buffalo consolidated faculty. The rooms were decorated In valentine colors of red and white. First prizes went to Edward Boyken, high for men, and Miss Rae Koestler for women; Mrs. C. A. Hoon, low for women and Eddie Saathoff, low for men. A. Dunmlre won prlzj. the Coach T. galloping Those present v/ere Superintendent and Mrs. C. A Hoon, Coach and Mrs. T. A. Dunmire, Miss Margaret Lee, Lena Madsen, Mr. and Mrs. Emery Stewart, Misses Doris Am- unddon, Dorothy Weaver, Mabel Tutton, Margaret Beck, Anna Ladd, Delma Henderson, Clalrene Johnson, Raemond Koestler, Eddie Boyken, Eddie Saathoff, Harold Gartner, Lester Callieo, Clifford and Harold Krantz. Six tables were in Play. A. C. SCHISSELS LEAVE ON TRIP THROUGH SOUTH Lakota Couple Flan On Visit in Louisiana and Florida Lakota: Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Schissel left recently via automobile for a vacation trip through the south and east. They will visit at Baton Rouge, La., a day or two, then go to Miami, Fla., for a two weeks stay. Here they will meet Mrs. Schissel's father, Ubbe Dreesman, who is wintering in the south. From there they will go to Washington, D. C., and other points of interest At New York City they will visit a school friend of Mrs. Schlssel, Mrs. Max Goodrich, formerly Miss Guyer of Buffalo Center. They will be home late In March. Conrad Schissel, Minneapolis, Art's brother, will have charge of the elevator business during their ab- 30 Attend Ledyard Twp. Farm Bureau Meeting At Heetlands Lakota: Ledyard township general Farm Bureau met at the Jerry Heetlands Friday. A pot luck dinner was served at noon to 30 people. The afternoon meeting was called to order by the township president, Charles Eggerth at two o'clock. Rev. Frerklng gave a short prayer and the group sang "Old Hundred." The county president, G. W. Bleich, Burt, was Introduced and gave a short talk. The group sang America. George Wal- lentine gave a talk on Farm Bureau Progress and Outlook for 1937. Mrs. O. H. Frerking talked on Marching Through History. Mrs. J. H. Warburton spoke briefly on Organziation of the Women's Work. A male quartet consisting of Geo. and Ted Wallentine, Jerry Heetland and the Rev. Frerking, sang. At the business meeting a discussion of the REA and membership campaign was carried on. The next regular meeting will be held at the C. O. Petersons, March 12. BUDLONGHOME SCENE OF PRE NUPTIAL SHOWER VerneUe Zwiefel Wed to Maurice Bilnwrough, Wednesday Hebron Twp News Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hauskin will move to Rake next week. Mr. and Mrs. George Smith spent but Thursday with her sister. Mrs. Olaf Fjelland and Kermit were Blue Earth shoppers last Friday. Quite a number attended the funeral of Mrs. Halver Larson last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Will Frank spent Uut Friday with their daughter, Mrs. George Christ. Mrs. Bertha Sohn and sons attended a miscellaneous shower at Blue Earth last week. Mr. and Mrs. John Badje spent last Friday at Titonka with her brother, Carl Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Thompson •pent Thursday with her mother, Mrs. George Sheperdson. Mr. and Mrs. Ward Richardson have just returned from a trip in Louisiana and other parts. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Anderson attended the funeral of his uncle at Blue Earth last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Midthun and family spent last Wednesday night at the Fred Madtzke home. Joyce Thompson was compelled to stay home from school a few days last week due to the flu. Mrs. A. K. Anderson has been quite sick with the flu the last few days, but In much improved now. Mr*. Theodore Thompson has been quite poorly the last two or three weks, but is much improved. Mr. and Mrs. Undcrbakke and sons were visitors Thursday night at the Irvin Thompsons near Rake. Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Hauskin and two children spent Thursday with her parents, Mr. and Mra. Martin Thompson. Mr. and Mra. Henry Larson and family of Grand Meadow, Minn., •pent Uut week helping care for hit* mother who pawed away last week. Edward and Alma Sheldabl and th» Scully boy* met with an accident near Elinore last Sunday night but no one was seriously hurt Mr. and Mrs. Will Frank, Mr. and Mrs. Olaf FjotlaM and Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Hauaktn spent last Friday night at th« Ed Sinuwr Titonka: The Roy Budlong home, south of town, was the scene of a very pretty social event Saturday afternoon. A miscellaneous shower was given by Mrs. Budlong and her daughters, Betty, Dorothy and Alice for Miss Vcrnelle Zwiefel in honor of her approaching marriage, Wednesday, to Maurice Bilsborough. The colors pink and white were used throughout, garlands of pink and white decorated the doorways, and white hearts and pink rupids were also used. An unusual way of presenting the gifts was used: they wore hidden about the rooms, and at the ringing of an alarm clock, the honoree was tn look for them. Two contests were played, one "The Romance of the Flowers", the prize for which waa won by Mrs. Claire Heifner, the other, "Advice to the Bride" won by the bride-elect's mother, Mrs. Ed. Zwiefel. All the guests were asked to write their favorie recipe for the bride-elect Out of town guests were: Mrs. Kluss and daughters, Mrs. Gibbons and Mrs. Davidson, Mra. Jake Zwiefel and daughter, Mrs. Metz, aunts of the bride-to-be; Mrs. Bilsborough and daughter, Ila, mother and sister of the groom-to-be and Mrs. Merle Richards of Lone Rock. Thi honoree received many beautiful and useful gifts. Forty-four were served. Dorcaa Member* Met Friday, the members of the Dor- eaa class of the Methodist Sunday tchool, went to the Ed Zwiefel home went of town to tie comforters. At noon they had a pot lu< U dinner and finished in the afternoon. Lester Callies is driving a new Ford V-8 couch, purchased Thursday. Another gn\\y r.ff tea <s planned F:idny at the hnme of Mrs. To/a YOUI.K ;it Doan. J, E. Keil and son, Maurice huvo a new Chevrolet truck to be used in their business. Al IngebieUon, butcher for Callies Bros., has been il! .-ince Wednesday with the flu. Donald Terpstra drove to Des Moines Wednesday to have the cast taken from his knee, and returned home Friday. Kenneth I. Fisher, in the employ of the Cullies Bros, geneial store, was ill lust week but up town on Thursday toi the first time, for work Monday morning. Mrs. Harold Tryon, nee Bessie Reibsamen of Mound, La., came Tuesday by bus to visit her mother, Mrs. Dell Reibsainen, who ho.s not been very well for the post two weeks. Miss Alice Budlong entertained at dinner Thursday evening, Feb. 11, at her home south of town. Miss Dorothy Weaver, her teacher, and Miss Verdene Boyken, school mate in honor of her birthday. Dr. Guldo Sartor of Iowa City caine Tuesday by way of Livermore to visit at the parental Dr. Pierre Sartor home. He left Friday from Uanly by train. Mrs. Pierre Startor and Dr. Alice Sartor accompanied him, going to Mason City to call at the Mercy hospital to visit Mra. J. A. Bleich and baby, Joixnnette. NEWS FROM NORTHEAST KOSSl'TH For a year and a half, The Algona Upper Den Molne* ha* devoted a page each week to the folk* from Northeast KoMtitli county, with correspondents •ending In new* from Ledyard, Lakota, Hebron Twp., Oerled and Tltonka. We are now planning on adding a new com*- jpondent at Grant Center. If jrou kA this new* *er*tee for your (part of the county, pteaee tell other*, and atoo send In any item* you may harr. If there'* anything missing, toll us about It Synneva Hoyum Larson Rake Register: Synneva Hoyum daughter of Hermund Gunhlld Hoyum was born in Lyster Sogn. Norway, April 4th, 1857. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran church. At the age of 25 she emigrated from Norway to America. On June 4th, 1887, she was united In marriage to Halvor Larson at Spring Prairie, Wisconsin, by the Rev. C. K- Preus. They n.ade their home on a farm near Spring Prairie until 1889, when they moved to Kossuth county, Iowa. That has been the home of the departed since. There were five children born to this union: Herman, Olin and Anna, all of Rake; Gerhard, who died In France during the World War, and Henry of Grand Meadow, Minnesota. Mrs. Larson also leaves two stepchildren: Lewis, and Reuben of Rake. Mrs. Carrie Johnson, a stepdaughter, died in Bowman, North Dakota, June 4th, 1926. Her husband passed away, August 8th, 1924. She has one brother and one sister living in Bergen, Norway. Mrs. Larson leaves several grandchildren. Mrs. Larson had been suffering from asthma for years prior to her death on February 2nd, at her home. The immediate cause of her death was a hemorrhage. In spite of this fact she insisted on attending Ladies' Aid> and going to the church, always cheerfully doing whatever task was placed to her. Of kindly and sympathetic disposition she had a hearty welcome to all who came to visit at her home She was also a devoted reader of the Bible and of religious books. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, February 5th in the Zion church with the Rev. S. O. Sorlien officiating. Pallbearers were E. O. Halverson, Carl Halverson, Abncr Halverson, Nuls Matheson. Hilmer Lunning and Joseph Frandle. Mrs W. C. Sundermeyer sang a selection in the Norwegian language and a mixtid quartt-t, Mr. and Mrs. Kniie Halvurson. Mrs. Henry Olson and Orville Krdahl sang "Rock of Ages" and "Nearer to Thee," Interment was made in the East cemetery. Arthur Budlongs' 2nd Anniversary Tltonka: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Budflong observed their second wedding anniversary, Sunday evening and entertained the following guests: Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Blanchard and twin babies, James and Janet, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bacon and baby daughter, Joan, Mr. and Mrs. Claire Heifner and baby daughter, Ina Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Bradford Buffington and baby son, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Orthel, Mr. and Mrs. Horace Schenck and son, Ronald of Crystal Lake. Miss Myrtle Ama and Woodrow Peterson. Refreshments were served late in the evening. Band Mothers To Hold Sale, 27th Titonka: The Band Mothers club will hold their White Elephant sale all day Saturday, Feb. 27th, In the Falk building, the K. & H. oil station! Committees were appointed to make the necessary arrangements. Please have your donations ready when the committee calls. Lunch, consisting of pie, doughnuts and coffee will be served. Visited At Home Tltonka: Misses Helen Beed and Katherine Sen ram of Iowa State Teachers College at Cedar Falls and Wilbur Schram of Iowa State College, Ames, were home Saturday and returned Sunday afternoon to school Titonka Women Caught in Storm Titonka:' Mrs. Martin Bleich. Mrs. Mary Oesterreicher and son, Louis, accompanied Dr. Alice Sartor to Mason City Saturday to visit their sister, Mrs. J. A. Bleich and baby nt the hospital and on their return were caught in the snow storm at Garner. They all spent the night there with Mrs. Hodeck. sister of Mr. Bleich. AH returned home on Sunday morning. Others caught in the same storm were R. L. Krantz and a Bacon boy. The storm area reached about four miles north of Wesley. Ledyard Donates More For Relief Ledyard: The Red Cross donations increased from $107.20 to $118.45 the past week. Guy Risk solicited in Springfield township, and got the following donations: Edward Miller, J2; Walter Miller, $1; Lois Loge, 50c; Domharte Bros., $1; Elmer Edwards, $1; Richter Bros., $2; Lee Kessel. $1; Simon Blome, $2; Henry Schaumberg, 75c; and Harry Winters, Jl. Woman's Study Club Tltonka: The regular meeting of the Woman's study club was held Thursday at the Dr. Pierre Sartor home with Mrs. Mary Oesterreicher, hostess. The lesson, "Adult Education", was given by Mrs. C. A. Hoon, and a paper, "The Youth Movement" by Mrs. A. M. Peterson, with a panel discussion after each. Fifteen members were present. pounds, born to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Koepke at Burt last Thursday. He has been named Darwin Herbert. Mr. Koepke was a barber at Lnkotn for several years. Mrs. Archie Fedge's sister, Mrs. New Light Fixtures In Ledyard Church Ledyard: Sunday morning the congregation enjoyed the new light .... . , .. ... .~ i J»«i3. muuic rtu^ea maier, mm. fixtures metalled in the M, E. | Theodore Carlson, Kensett, spent church the past week by D. A.' Carpenter. Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Wiemer donated the three large globes and the M. E. Aid purchased the chains to hang them by, also the three small globes In the rostrum. These add much to the appearance of the church. LAKOTA NEWS W. E. Loys Return Harry Mtissman. Betty and James Ley drove to Fort Dodge Saturday to meet W. E. and Mrs. Ley, who arrived at Fort Dodge Friday from points in California, where they have spent the past six weeks visiting relatives. They report the weather as cold and very damp there this winter and flu prevalent. In spite of all handicaps they had a very enjoyable vacation. Leave for California Mrs. Maude Hamilton left Saturday for California, where she will spend six weeks visiting her two sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Robinson, Estherville, accompanied her to Boone, via automobile and Mrs. Robinson and Mrs. Hamilton took a train from there to California. Birth Announcement Mr. and Mrs. Oran O'Keefe received a card last week announcing the birth of a son, weight seven several days visiting here last week. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Heetland and daughter. Wanda were Sunday callers nt the F. O. Torines near Swea City. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Williams, of Goldfeld spent Sunday visltnlg nt the Rev. and Mrs. O. H. Frerkings. Mr. Williams is editor of the Goldfield paper. The Junior Christian Endeavor held a valentine party nt the church parlors Saturday afternoon and needless to say the children enjoyed the event. Mr. and Mrs. Snmuel Wnrbiirton left Monday for Morris, II!., where they will make an indefinite stay with Mr. Warburton's cousin, Harry Warburton. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Schissel drove to Minneapolis Friday morning to visit his mother, who Is suffering with a broken wrist. They returned that evening. Misses Emma Gutknecht, Gertrude Wortman. Mary Jane and Fern Lewis, Lnkota, and Wilson Brack, Ledyard, were Mason City visitors, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Warburton. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Warburton and Mrs. J. H. Warburton were Sunday visitors at the F. G. Torines near Swea City and also at Whittemore. The Edward Dontje family spent Thursday evening with Dick's family. Dclores Maynp spent the week end with her brother. Lawrence and wife in I/odynrd. Dirk Dontjr and family were cn- tertnlnrd nt the Hrnry Dontje. Jr., home near Bancroft. Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Qeerdes of Buffalo Center were. Sunday dinner guests nt the Dick Dontjc home. Olin Bond is working this month nt the J. M. Jones home as Mr. Jones is not yet able to do hrnvy work. Albert Friets of RImore spent Thursday nt the post office, where he did some repairing for Mrs 1 . Finn. Mrs. Kelly was a Ledyard visitor all day Thursday an she was hostess to the Ledyard Ladies' Aid at the church hall. The entire Bond family have been ill with fiu, the youngest child, Elbert being quite seriously sick. All are recovering at this time. Tom Kelly and his bride of Monterey. Minn., were over night guests in the Frank Kelly home. He Is a nephew of Mr. Kelly. Visitors Friday evening at the Frank Dontje home were Dick Dontje and family, who are moving to Guckeen, Minn., the first of March. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kelly visited Roy Miller at Fairmont on Sunday. Mr. Miller is a brother-in- law of Mrs. Kelly and Is seriously 111 with heart trouble. Read Th; Want Ads—It Pays 2 In Pannkuk Family Recovering Titonka: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Pannkuk of Fairmont, Minn., were here Friday visiting with his mother, who baa been ill for the past seven weeks with a trained nurse, Miss Josephine Dittmer. in attendance. They al*o visited with hi» brother, Antone, who was In an auto accident a week ago. Mrs. Pannkuk i& slowly improving, and Antone waa able to be up Saturday and about the house Sunday. II Mrs. Gartner III Titonka: Rev. L. G. Gartner of HU>bing, Minn., came Sunday for hi* son, Harold, to accompany him to Ohio In nwponw to a, call g»y- taf Mt awtlw* WM very U. 20 Years Ago This Item Appeared in the Kossuth County Advance The very newest enterprise In Algona, and one that has been desired for years, is a building and loan association. A group of the young business men of the town has discussed the organization of such an association all winter, and last week the enterprise was set on Its feet by the adoption of articles of Incorporation, -with nine directors, as followa: Howard Beardstey, Will Bailey, Meltar Haggard, E. J. Giltnore, E. A. Wol- coft, L. C. Seward, E. J. McEvoy, E. T. McDnde. and J. M. Van Auken. Mr. Van Auken, by tho way, i haH taken Kreat .nterest in the cn- terpriKe, and the rcHult now on- nounced may fairly be viewed a» nn outgrowth of the. Commercial club work. The board of directors has not yet elected officers. The authorized capital of the association will be a million dollars. Shares will be sold at $100 each, but payments will be made at the rate of only a dollar a week. It Is planned to offer the stock to the general public, and to make the association a winner It will bo necessary to,Bell a large number of shares. Everyone In town will be asked to take at least one •bare. The association's funds will be loaned to city home builders on the terms provided by law, and all profits will be applied on the stockholders' shares. While no definite figures can be given out in advance it Is believed that the profits will make It necessary to pay only about $75 on every $100 «liare. The iucorporators aro donating all their scrvicpB. and it is planned to have Mr. Van Auken act lut secretary at only $100 per year. No person will be allowed to purchase more than 30 shares. Now You Can Benefit More Today the Algona Federal Savings and Loan Association I* a strong financial Institution with asset* of half a million dollars • —chartered under supervision of the Federal Government, with Federal Insurance Protection up to 95,000 for each depositor. It IN one Algona Institution that has stood firm and strong through the depression years, growing stronger and larger each year under able management. Today this association is making a large contribution to the up- building of Algona and neighboring towns within a radius of 50 miles. It has ample funds to loan the prospective home owner, and is anxious and willing to contact all prospective home build- Make yourself a Home Owner in J».'J7. C'all at our office and let our Secretary, ('. R. La Barre, explain our loan plans to you. Act today. He a Home Owner this year of 1937. H. R. Cowan, Pres. M. G. Norton, Vice-Pre*. C. R. La Barre, Sec.-Trea*urer G. W. Stillman, Counsel Directors Frank Kohlhaas H. M. Hauberg M. P. Weaver A. L. Peterson One of the Finer Joys of Life .... Owning your o\vi be transformed dream to a reality so easily! Just save. Algona Federal Savings & Loan Assn.

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