The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 18, 1937 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 18, 1937
Page 12
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I s * ,•«! The JOgona Upper Pea Moinea, Algona, Iowa, Fefc 18,198T SWEA CITY LADY HURT IN MISHAP RETURNED HOME Mrs. Fred Berggren Tak en to Fairmont Hospital After Car Crash Swea City: Fr*d Berggren drove to Fairmont, Tuesday afternoon to jet his wife, who had be«n confined in a Fairmont hospital since last Saturday, receiving treatment for injuries received in a car accident OR the main highway on the eait aid* of Hall Lake south of Fairmont, Minn. The accident occurred about four o'clock Saturday afternoon when Mrs. Berggren with her daughters. Helen and Marian. ker nephew Keith Anderson and •on, Robert, who was driving, were returning to Swea City. The accident was caused by a violent snow flurry which obstructed the view of another wrecked ear and a car which had stopped , to investigate the wreckage. The Berggren car spinned and landed ta a snow bank; Mrs Berrgren receiving a head injury and bruises while the other accupants escaped uninjured. Girl at Haug*na A 8-pound girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ingmar Haugen at the Dr. Dolmage hospital at Buffalo Center, Saturday. Feb. 13. The little one has been named Gwendolyn Lavtmne. Party Before Moving The N. H. Boiln, Walter Heerdt and Ray Logan families were given • farewell party at the Guild hall, by members of the Baptist church Wednesday night of last week. A program was followed by a lunch, and the families were presented with gifts. The Bolins and Heerdts are moving this spring to a farm north of Algona and the Logans are moving to southeastern Minnesota. Goea to Thompson 8toro Jo* Hanson, who formerly operated a meat and grocery store here, but recently employed at the Earl Sfansen grocery, went to Thompson test week, Monday, where he will fee manager of a grocery and meat •tor*. 'The family moved to Thompson, their former home, last week, but HaseL a senior in high achool, remained to finish the school year. She is staying at the Mls» Anna LJnde home. TheMan About Town Says Station Agent HI T. F. Mitchell, Rock Island station agent, haa been off duty the past two weeks because of Illness. Karl H. Darling, relief agent from Ssthervtlle. Is taking his place at the station. Mention the word snakes, and people shudder with fear. Not so with Dr. Schaap. Be Mkes them, even to the point of eating on* now and then. On the shelf of th* Silver Gray are cans labeled, Diamondback Rattlesnake. Doc is th* best snake customer. Dont rush, the price is only a dollar for a men taste. • * • Eva StMtt Smith backed the family car out of the garage. It stalled In th* snow. Knowing the use of chains she placed one on a wheel. It did no good. The car went neither forward nor backward. Slim was called to the aid. He looked and called th* neighbors. All had a good laugh. Th* chain was on a front wheel Eva la still asking why the car didn't move; a wheel Is a wheel Monday owning jnst aa the ate o'clock whistle was blowing the quitting time news for labor. Mrs. E. C. McMahon was seen trekking homeward with a snow shovel over her shoulder. Its manner of carriage seemed proof of years of tired bending and rising. Th* story of Dr. Fox and tk* robin which has been feeding with him for a month Is vouched for by his wife. Ten.species of birds have dined on meat placed in a tree. When tli-» blue jays com* hollering or laying (or whatever the noise they make Is called) the rest disappear until the jays' fiesta is over. The F. & Norton * SMI lumber company ordered cement from Mason City via the telephone. The gentleman who took the order surprised the local firm when he in- farmed them that it received Uw first order put out by the plant M years ago or m 1911, and consisted of 25 barrels of Lehigh Portland cement sent by Irval way freight Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ewlng. Max- la* and Norman visited relatives at Superior, Sunday. Mrs. Ralph Ewlng went to Bode Monday to spend several days at the home of her friend, Mrs. Willis Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. John Barker and daughter, Buma Faye, of Fairmont visited Sunday at the Wm. Barker and Grandma Norrli home. Mr. and Mrs. James McAtiama and Mrs. Sophia Hokanson of Fairmont, visited Sunday at the Chas. Johnson home. Mr. Johnson's condition remains unchanged. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Thompson and sons, Wayne and Gordon, visited Saturday and Sunday with relatives at Rolfe and Plover and tho Herbert Winter family at Gllmore City. Members of the Methodist Ladies' Aid society gave « farewell pnrty Wednesday afternoon at tho church basement, honoring Mrs. J. A. Brown and Mr«. Howard Plcht. A lunch was served. Epworth League At Burt Plans Rally At the farm sol* of Aaron sy near Lu Verne some of the bidders were more interested In tobacco cans than the auctioneer's cry. In the barn were empty Prince Albert tins neatly arranged in layers and tiers. One party counted over 900 smd was sure that 200 more rested near by. • • • Bin Peetotnlk fetta a story on L. A. Copp. Copp dldnt have any luck beating Bill at checkers so he ordered a book on "How to Play Checkers." Copp removed the cover from a Bible and Inserted the checker book. Lately when Copp gets the book up in front of his face In deep thought his wife believes he is making sn added contact with the Bible. • • * Bert Mocker la one of a crew of decorators at the Hub clothini store. He removed his overcoat am hat, gently and neatly placing them out of the way. before starting daubing. Time to go home came and Bert couldn't find the hat Searchers tolled In vain. Someone recalled sending a box of rub- blah to the city dumb. Maybe the hat was and maybe it wasn't in the box. nevertheless Melvtn Miner Is slated to buy Bert a new hat • • • Over in Dickinson county the supervisors took upon themselves to make a law that anyone unfortunate to be on relief would be cut off If and when they found fault to complain about relief service. Thus If a family Is given one egg a week It wouldn't dare to ask for two. Or a dosen rotten eggs In the grocery basket couldn't be returned. Mouldy bread, wormy meal, fresh rrieat turned green should be eaten without a word said. Again, we of the Christian era. Hurt: Tho Rev. A. E. BrlgRS. of Kanawha. will ho the rhlef speaker at an Epworth I.oanuo rally, which will b<< held nt the Methodist church hero Vomlay. F'-h. 22. The 6)90 dinner will h* fblthwe-J bv group sinning nn n<1<ir**!ts of welcome nnd rr.'.|H.ii»i\ A worihln service by the Kev. V. V. Schtilcit Lu Verne, and the address by Rev. Briggs. Th* local choir will fur- nkVh special music. Th* Epworth League visited the Presbyterian Christian Endeavor Sunday evening. An Institute, Which was to have been held here Saturday and Sunday had to be "Whose crasy enough to throw an Old Gold wrapper away?" was heard as a young fellow picked It up on the street. That may help to solve the doubt when you see folks reaching in the gutter. They are not all shooting snipes. (Editor's Note—If only 30,000 people In the U. S. enter the Old Gold contest, they will each be forced to buy or obtain wrappers to the tune of $6.75 each. That would gross Old Gold $303,000, or $2,300 more than contest prizes). Grant Warner, Bert O'Connor and Virginia Burns of Fort Dodga visited Sunday at the James B. Geelan home. Mrs. Albert Monson will entertain the Priscllla Phoebe club next week Wednesday. GOOD HOPE NEWS Mr. and Mrs. George Tjaden aad son, Ow«n. of Tttonka wera dinner guests at the Ed Broesdera, Wednesday. Mrs. Kd Broesder was at the Louis Proesders for most of test weak owing to the Illness of Mrs. Louis Brotsdrr. M*. and Mrs. Charles Weigel, Austin, Ulan, were callers at the R. F. Hawoott* Monday. They were oa bnstoesa la connection with the Mover farm and other mettera. The O. TJ. R. Good Bop* Sunday School class met with Ruth Cruik- sbaiuc last Friday evening in their monthly social and business meeting. All but three members were present About fifty frienda of th* A. M. Gusrafsons gathered at Good Hope community room Toeoday evening for a farewell party. Th* evening was) spent in •'"gfffst games and visiting; Th* Gustmf- horn* n**r Th* poned from iMt at th* Good Hop* Thursday •»» WE NEED THE ROHM! 24 NEW CABS UNLOADED LAST WEEXr-THAT MEANS 24 USED GABS, BECONDIT1ONBD, DOUBLE VALUE, SAFETY TESTED, AND OFFERED AT TODAY'S •**'•""""" ~ ALL USED CARS OVER. SWO CARRY OUR 50-DAY GUARANTEE Pick Out The Car You Want . . . • • . MAKE US AN OFFER WE'BE GOING TO MOVE THEM- WE 3—1936 FORD TUTORS MEAN BUSINESS 2—1935 FORD TUTORS 1—1935 FORD TOURING TUDOR 1—1935 FORD DEL. 4-DOOR SEDAN 1-1935 CHEV. MASTER COACH, TRUNK 1-1935 CHEVROLET SEDAN 2—1934 FORD DEL. 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