The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 11, 1937 · Page 11
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 11, 1937
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The Algona Upper Dee Moines, Algona, Iowa, March 11,1937 Fire at Burt Farm Saturday Destroys Clothes CONTENTS OF 2 ROOMS LOST IN CONFLAGRATION Butt [Department Makes Bun, Saturday to Save Some Burt: The fire department was called to the Jake Gifford farm just south of Burt Saturday morn- tog to help put out a fire, which was discovered upstairs. The contents of two room*. Including all the clothing of Beulah and Zetana, grown daughters, waa destroyed by the fire. The origin of the fire was unknown, but it was thought that it might have been caused .by « defective light wire. The ton was covered by insurance. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Meinrer were called to Fort Dodge Saturday by the death of Mr. Meimer's aged mother, Mrs. Carrie Meinzer, who had been very ill for some time. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon. Others attending from here included Mr. and Mrs. Myron Meinzer, Mrs. Clara Olson, Ruth Hodgson, Jennie Thompson, Marie Graver and Mrs. Wallace, AI- gona. J. G. McDonald, C. C. Smith and C. W. Schryver. Mrs. Meinzer lived in Burt a number of years ago. Birthday-Aged «8 About 26 relatives were entertained at the Dan Harris home Sunday evening, the affair being in honor of the 63rd birthday of Mrs. Harris' brother, Henry Fox, Bancroft Supper was served followed by an evening at cards. Boy Breaks Arm Richard Smith broke his left arm Sunday evening, when he fell from the porch. He had his roller skates on at the time. Richard broke the same arm, but in a different place, last October. The Art Fandels visited Mr. Fan- del'e parents at Whittemore Sunday. Mrs. Martin Greise has been confined to her bed by illness several days. The Keith Strayers, Algona, visited Sunday at the Carl Bahling home. The C. B. and M M. Chipmans Radio Service Satisfactory Service in Algona since 1922 Ed Genrich at Bjustrom's visited relatives at Armstrong on Sunday. The Birthday Circle meets with Mrs. Bertha Schwietert, Thursday afternoon. The Harvey Grahams, Titonka, visited Sunday at the Jay D. Graham home. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil McDonald, of Sioux City, spent Sunday at the O P. McDonald home. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod and John Munch, Fenton, spent Sunday at the L. A. Boettcher home. The L. E. Riebhoffs visited from Friday to Sunday with Mrs. Riebhoff's sisters at Bricelyn, Minn. Dr. and Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddle were Sunday dinner guests at the Horace Clapsaddle home in Algona. Mrs. J. H. Schroeder and Mrs Velma McBride attended a Methodist tea at Fenton Friday evening. Mrs. Gaylord Johnson and a niece, Fenton, were Thursday evening •upper guests at the E. E. Reams home. The Rev. and Mrs. L. Richmann wad Mrs. R. A. Bleich and daughter Luella, were Fort Dodge visitors on Monday. Aflene Beitz went to Lake Crystal, Minn., Saturday to assist for a time in the home of her brother, Joe Beitz. The first division of the Ladies' Aid society will serve doughnuts, pie and coffee at Smith's store Saturday evening. The Elmer Klenitz family, Lak ota, and the G. C. Aliens were Sunday dinner guests at the Clifford Holding home. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Larsen and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nelson, Waterloo, were week end guests at the S. M Peterson home. Mrs. L. H. Schenck entertained the Hi-Low bridge club last Thursday. Mrs. F. L. Pratt and Mrs. Enos Wrede were guests. Mr. and Mrs. H A. Thompson went to Iowa City Sunday to visit their daughter, Barbara, who is in the University hospital there. Betty Walker has been assisting since Friday at the Rev. Thoburn Speicber home. Mrs. Speicher had her tonsils removed Monday. Arnold Koestler has accepted a position with the Colonial Bread Co., and will be located at Fort Dodge. He began work Monday. The Rev. and Mrs. H. R. Wrede Garner, and Mr. and Mrs. August Krause, Fenton, were Sunday evening dinner guests at the Enos Wrede home. Phyllis McBride spent the week end at the R. A. Bartlett home in Whittemore. The Bartletts brought her home Sunday and were dinner guests at the J. H. Schroeder home. The young people of the Christian Endeavor visited the meeting of the Epworth League Sunday evening. The two organizations will have a skating party at Fenton Thursday evening of this week. Mr. and Mrs. Verne Riebhoff and baby went to Williams Monday, called by the serious illness of Mrs. Riebhoff's father. Mr. Riebhoff's mother is staying with the older children during their absence. dec Wcldin, a former Burt teacher, now teaching at Buffalo Center, spent the week end at the G. P. Hawcott home. The HawcotU and Mrs. Bertha Wallace took her back to Buffalo Center Sunday afternoon. Proper Cleaning of RUGS Cleaned thoroughly and beautifully. Resized and new fringe if needed. Curtains cleaned and reshaped, recrhnpcd, re- ecrued to exact size. Send your whole wardrobe now before Easter 27 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE HAS TAUGHT BS HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR WARDROBE OX CLEANERS & TAILORS Phone 880 We Deliver Plum Creek Farm Changes, Mar. 1st Plum Creek: The Carl Albright family are moving this week to Owatonna, Minn., where they have have purchased a farm. The Henry Schick, Jr., family will move to a farm near Hanns Switch. John Metzger and his brifle will live on the farm vacated by the Schicks. Wm. Altwegg and son will farm the Albright land and have rented the house to the Frank Lewis family who will live there. Sees Big Fire Wm. Altwegg,. Jr., returned recently from Havelock, Iowa, where he visited the Howard Gibson family. While there the Gibson store and meat market, produce'and filling station were burned to the ground. The loss was a large one and only partially covered by insurance. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Bleich were Mason City visitors last Friday. The Elmer Jaspcrson family were guests Sunday of relatives at Clear Lake. The Art Haag family is driving a new Ford V-8 purchased from an Algona dealer last week. Mrs. Agnes Seeley was a visitor last week at the home of her brother, A. J. Brown in Cresco township. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Gardner, newiyweds, gave a dance Wednesday night of last week in Algona for their many friends. A large crowd enjoyed a good time. ntVZNGTON NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Harold Manser are the new tenants for the J. C. Mawd- sleys. Mrs. Manser is a niece of Mrs. Douglas Riley, so they are not strange in the new community into which they are moving. Mesdames George Johnson,'Perry Phillips, Carl Hutchins and Fred Geigel were among those from Irvington who attended the county federation of women's clubs at Swea City last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Miller entertained a few friends informally last Friday evening. The Millers are now residing in their new home, known to older residents as the old Harry Dodge place. A number of friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Chet Harmon were at the Doles on Sunday bidding farewell to the Harmons who are moving to the Woden vicinity, where they will make their future home. Mr. and Mrs. Clem Cunningham were delightfully surprised recent- ly when a number of their neighbors .and friends called for a farewell surprise party. The Cunninghams are moving from the Sexton neighborhood to the old Pickens farm which they recently purchased. Nets Mitchell entertained 21 of his friends and relatives at a farewell dinner Sunday before bis departure for California, who* he will enrofl in a school of diesel engineering. Previous to his going away Mr. Mitchell will make a short visit with relatives at Sturgeon Bay, Wis. H. W.POST Dray and Transfer Storage of all kinds Long distance hauling. Erary load insured against ton or damage. Equipped U do ftO Unas of dritymg and hauling. a-tf Plum Creek News Miss Marjorie Barger, teacher in district two, spent the week end near Swea City with her parents. Mrs. Edward Kain entertained the Plum Creek Social and Literary club Wednesday afternoon at her home. Mrs. Robert Kain assisted her. A. Eischeid, who was expected home last Saturday from a Rochester hospital, was reported not so well and will probably come home next Sunday. Miss Mary Black visited her sister, Mrs. George Kain, Saturday and Sunday. Mary Kain, nurse at Rochester, Minn., and Eleanor Kain, Algona, were Saturday visitors at the same home. Jeanne E. Altwegg of Eikader, Iowa, spent Sunday with her parents, the Wm. Altweggs. She was accompanied by Margaret Gjersted of the same place and Loren and Burton Hyde of Elgin, Iowa. St. Benedict News Mr. and Mrs. Art Cink have moved to the Frank Gllmore farm east of Algona, which Mr. Cink's father purchsaed last fall. Mrs. Mary Fasbender and daughter, Irene, left Monday for Waterloo to vlsti Mrs. Harold Hennlger, another daughter of the former. Mr. and Mrs. Art Klein of Wesley attended church services here Sunday and were dinner guests of the later's parents, the Joe Cinks. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Matern of Wesley moved to the Glen Roland farm northwest of town recently, where they will be employed for the summer. Mr. and Mr. George Olsen, formerly of Burt, were Sunday visitors in this vicinity. Mr. and Mrs. Olsen recently moved to near Hobarton. Miss Mildred Grandgennett who is employed at Algona spent Saturday evening and Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Grand- Bennett Mr. and Mrs. Walter Uchter, son Jackie and Lorraine Arndorfer, ^all of Algona were Sunday dinner guests at the parental John Arndorfer home. Mrs. A. J. Grandgennett is still a patient at the Kossuth hospital, where she gave birth to a baby boy several weeks ago. She is not improving very rapidly. The two weeks old son of Mr. and tfrs. A. J. Grandgennett was christened Paul Joseph at the church, here Sunday. Sponsors were Joseph and Mildred Grandgennett Jack McKenna, Mary Fasbender and daughter, Irene, were Sunday supper guests at the Floyd Anderson home at Renwick. Mrs. Anderson is Mr. McKenna's daughter. You Can Buy With Confidence When You Buy- 1JS1D C1BI 1936 Hudson Touring Brougham 1936 Terraplane Touring Brougham 1934 Terraplane Coach 1933 Master Chevrolet Coupe 1931 Chevrolet coupe 1930 Chevrolet Sedan with Trunk 1929 Studebaker Sedan EVERY CAR CAREFULLY INSPECTED EVERY CAR PERSONALLY ENDORSED AS A REAL. VALVE Hudson-Terraplane Sales and Service j! Bornong Motor Co. ij Phone 410 wwwyvwww J. G. Bornong, Prop. West of the Court House wvuwwwwu' Opening Saturday Kouuth County's Newest Shoe Store Will Open SATURDAY, MARCH 13 Peters 1 Sh oes Will be handled exclusively, all sizes, wide prjce rarjge, men's, women's an|d children's. 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