The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 25, 1937 · Page 9
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 25, 1937
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, loWa, March 25,1937 North East * Kossuth Page GRANT FOLKS GIVE WELCOME PARTYONWED. Newcomers To Vicinity Given Royal Welcome at Social Hour Grant: A welcome party was held at the Grant M. E. church Wednesday evening In honor of the newcomers ;of the community. The evening was spent In a social way and lunch was served by the Ladles Aid. The Wm. Barger family were shoppers at Estherville, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Skaggs of Sherburn visited Sunday at the W. E. Engstrom home. The Ladles' Aid society will meet at the home of Mrs. Mabel Mlno, Wednesday, March 31. James Stelner was called to his home at Dubuque Saturday due to the death of his father. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Curtis visited Sunday at the Herman Teach home at Guckeen, Minn. Mrs. C. W. Hamand waa called to Gllmore City last week because of the illness of her mother. Elizabeth and Joseph Krebsbach of Swea City were Sunday visitors at the Severt Holm home. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kelly and their children visited Sunday at the Wm. Brown home at Armstrong. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Boever and children visited Sunday at the Henry Irmlter home at Armstrong. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hamand and children visited Sunday at the Hollls Beetle home in Bancroft Mr. and Mrs. Fred Montgomery and children of Blue Earth visited Tuesday at the Roy Mlno home. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Montgomery and children of Blue Earth visited Saturday at the Mable Mlno home. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Magnusson and daughters spent the week end at the P. C. Matson home at Charles City. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gustafson and son, Raymond, visited Sunday at the Edward Gustafson home at Albert City. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Wayland Porter of Fairmont, Sunday, March 21. They formerly Jived in Grant. Misses Margaret and Helen Wolcott of Long Beach, California, spent the week end at the C. W. Hamand home. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Pederson and children were Sunday dinner guests at the Soren Pederson home at Kiester, Minn. Wilma Speicher, who is employed in Fairmont, spent Sunday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Speicher. Willabeile Logan accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Owens of East Chain to Wells. Minn., \o visit at the S. L. Logan home. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mino and their daughters, Jean and Janice, visited Sunday at the Fred Montgomery home at Blue Earth, Minn. Sunday dinner guests at the Leonard Mino home included Pearl Wiener and Glen Mino of Lone Rock and Mrs. Mabel Mino. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Colwell and Lakota Legion Met Thursday Lakota: The monthly county meeting of the American Legion and Auxiliary was held at the Presbyterian church Thursday evening with a good crowd present. County commander, Don Hutchison of Algona and the Auxiliary chairman, Mrs. O. H. Graham of Burt, were in charge of the meeting. The state vice commander, Pete Hanson, of Manning, was the speaker and the following musical numbers were rendered: tap dance, Mary Ann Underdahl and Arliss Heetland; clarinet solo, Paul Ukena; girls' vocal trio, Margaret Schroeder, Elizabeth Rahmstock and Betty Ley, accompanied by Betty Johnson; piano solo, Virgil Wirtjes. Eagle Grove Lady Guest at Titonka Titonka: Mrs. Edna Cllne Troutner of Eagle Grove was a guest at the John Pink home east of town over Sunday. Mrs. Troutner is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cllne, former residents of Titonka. Mrs. Troutner has two daughters, one 13, the other 18, both in high school. Mrs. Cllne Is enjoying good health, but her father is not very well. Mrs. Earl Stott is at the parental John Pink home also and the women were former schoolmates In the Titonka school. The Stotts have not yet decided what they will do. Lakota M. E. Aid Planning Supper Lakota: The Methodist Aid society met with Mrs. J. H. Warburton for a postponed meeting Friday afternoon. Mrs. Harry Moe had charge of devotions. Plans were made for a public supper at the church April 14. The March 31st meeting will be a social meeting with the following committee in charge, Mesdames A. Fedge, Ed Abbas, Harry Moe, Edward Hagge and Alton Anderson. Starts Long Trek To Canada Home Lakota: Ed Gutknecht, who has spent the winter here with relatives left Sunday via automobile for St. Paul where he took a train for his home In Saskatchewan, Canada. Charles Gutknecht took him to St. Paul. Attended Funeral Lakota: Mrs. Harry Mussman accompanied by her mother, Mrs. F. C. Kiester and Mrs. Charles Anderson of Elmore, drove to Goldfield Friday to attend the funeral of an aunt, Mrs. Christie Keister, who passed away at the home of her son in Cedar Falls earlier in the week. Mrs. Keister was state W. C. T. U. president for ten years. Her husband passed away one year and a day before her. family of Irvington and Mrs. Janet Colwell of Livermore were Sunday visitors at the Floyd Colwell home. Donald Barger, who attends Iowa State College, Ames, is spending' Easter vacation at the home of his parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Wm. Barger. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Patterson and family and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Waterbury were Sunday guests at the O. E. Waterbury home at Welcome, Minn. TITONKA WOMEN PLAY IMPORTANT PARTS IN P. T. A. Send Condolences To Texas Blast Town P. T. A. Group Titonka: Mrs. M. S. Craven, Mrs. J. F. Fisher, Mrs. R. C. Ball and Mrs. ^fay Budlong attended the North Central district meeting of the Parent-Teacher Association in session at Mason City, Friday, March 19th. This was an all day meeting, registration at 9:30 a. m. An executive board meeting was held at 9:00 a. m. of which Mrs. Craven is a member as the second vice president of the district. She is also a member of the nominating committee for the state meeting in October at Davenport. Mrs. A. E. Adnerson, Fort Dodge, president, was in chargte during the morning session. A telegram of condolence was sent to the P. T. A. unit in New London, Texas, in a meeting at the time of the accident. Telegrams also were sent to the representatives and senators at Des Moines supporting the Teachers Annuity Bill. In the Record and Poster contest, Butter school 6-B of Fort Dodge received first, another Fort Dodge school, second, and Spirit Lake school, third in the poster work. In the Record Book work Spirit Lake won first. Report were given of all the units in the district. These were very interesting Certain ones were selected to give detailed report on membership, programs and outstanding achievements. Mrs. M. S. Craven, second vice president, Buffalo consolidated, was in charge of the opening of the afternoon session, introducing the speaker, Dr. Boris of St. Olafs college, Northfield, Minn. Mrs. H. L. Gilmore of the Algona unit was elected alternate for the state convention. Back From California Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Pendergast returned Saturday a. m. from their winter stay In California. They left Long Beach, March 9th and have visited with relatives in Oklahoma, Kansas and the Twin Cities on their return trip. They enjoyed California, but were glad to get home. They remarked the winter weather was about like our October. Thursday Bridge Clutt The Thursday evening dinner bridge club met at the Martin Bleich home. R. L. Krantz receiv- ed the travel prize. This was the last meeting of the series of the season. The next will be the lows of the series entertaining the highs. Those to entertain are Mr. and Mrs. Will Boyken, Mr. and Mrs. George Bonacker, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bleich, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Calliea. The highs are Dr. and Mrs. H. I. Torgersen, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Krantz, Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Dunmire and Mr. and Mrs, Miller Nelson. J. F. Fisher transacted business in Algorm Friday afternoon. Miss Eleanor Intermill and Miss Annabelle Sachnu were Algona shoppers Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Marie Boyken and son. Dick of Woden attended the movie nt the Tyke Theatre Saturday evening. The Becd hardware conducted a demonstartion Saturday afternoon. Refreshments were served to a large crowd. Others at Mason City Friday were M. S. Craven, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Jay Budlong and Miss Lorraine Peterson. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Godden, of Fairmont, Minn., were guests Friday of their cousins, Mrs. Hazel Nauman and family and Mrs. Kenneth Fisher and family. Mrs. L. C. Heifner and baby son were dismissed from the Dolmage hospital in Buffalo Center Friday afternoon. Mr. Heifner drove to Buffalo Center to get them. Mrs. R. C. Ball was hostess to the Thursday bridge club. Mrs. H. I. Torgersen made high score. Mrs. A. M. Petersen, Mrs. George Bonacker and Mrs. R. L. Krantz were substitutes. Mr. and Mrs. Antone Pannkuk drove to Gamer Saturday evening to visit her father, Myron Haskin who Is convalescing from a stroke he suffered some time ago and was not feeling as well as usual. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Winter and children of Mason City came Saturday evening for over Sunday visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Harms and with her sister, Mrs. W. J. Denton. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Veer of Brltt were Thursday guests at the parental B. A. Pannkuk home, visiting with Mrs. Veer's mother, who has been ill since the first of the year and who was not as well as she had been. About 18 members of the Subordinate lodge of the I. O. O. F. were entertained at the Herman Tjarks home west and north of town Friday evening at cards. At a late hour delicious refreshments were served. Mrs. Emery Stewart and little 6 year old niece, Margaret Mart, left Sunday for Ireton by train. Wednesday her (parents will observe their golden wedding anniversary. Mrs. Stewart expects to return on Friday. 14 CONFIRMED SUNDAY BEFORE LARGE LAKOTA CHURCH GROUPS LEDYARD NEWS BROWNELLS Handsome Styles '>( the Moment for Colorful Spring Ouitits Choose cither of these! "Scyltd fiu Youth" - U) • dunning nunuc; Suikmg, vivAutJU* M>ii* dut Ici.J iuUJe Aun-ty (o vinu r*«v ciiH-mt'lc- You»r UCVL-I wtn nuucrub *nJ icruwlf »-'•' . iniu«auicl> • BROWNELL Shoe Company Chas. Bashara Is driving a new Chevrolet, The George Thompsons wero at Algona Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Sullivan were at Elmore Saturday. Laura Johnson returned Friday from a two weeks' visit in Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Tokeim of Grant visited at the Lars Skaars on Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson called at the Mrs. Amy Maxons in Blue Earth Sunday. Mrs. Fred Junkermeier, who has been in the St. Joseph's hospital at Mankato, returned to her home on Sunday. Mrs. Richard Zielske, Walter and Elmore visited the former's sister, Mrs. Walter Huhnke at Mankato, Minn., Friday. The R. E. Johnsons were called to Kamrar Thursday by the serious illness of Mr. Johnson's brother, who suffered a stroke. Jerry, young son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Barslou, has been ill with the croup and under the care of Dr. Minkle, Swea City. Mrs. D. B. Mayer, Esther Siems and Dorothy Stoflet attended the funeral of Mrs. Olaf Olson at Bancroft Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Fred Hagen and daughter, and Mrs. Clarence Cooper and her daughter of Titonka visited Mrs. V. A. Barrett Friday afternoon. The W. E. Wiemers left Saturday for Redding, Iowa. Mr. Wiemer returned Sunday but Mrs. Wiemer remained for a two weeks' visit with her parents. Marjorie, three year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. O. Friets. 1ms pneumonia and is under the care of Dr. Williams at Lakota. She is now much improved. Raymond Barslou and Oscar Johnson left Sunday for Denver, Colorado, the former to visit relatives and the latter has carpenter work there. Mrs. Burslou and sons are at the home of her father. Geo. Hugge, Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson attended the Rural Letter Carriers' meeting at Wesley Thursday night. The hosts were George Aldricb and V. E. Mullin and the meeting was held in the American Legion hall. They were entertained by the high school boys' glee club and a girls' trio. Two Baptized; All Will Join the Presbyterian Church Easter Lakota: Confirmation exercises were held at the Presbyterian church Sunday morning for a class of 14 young people before a capacity house. Following are names: Elvene and George Rippentrop, Amanda Ukena, Roger Sorenson, Harold Johnson, Albert Anderson, Betty Edwards, Mable, Viola and Ivan Roelfsema, Florence Heetland, Genevieve Brewer, Edmund Lester and Robert Beemer. Genevieve Brewer and Robrt Beemer were baptized and all joined the church and will take their first communion Easter Sunday. Union services will be held at the Presbyterian church, Good Friday at 2:30 p. m. The Rev. Harvey Nelson will deliver the sermon and the Presbyterian choir, the music. S. M. K. Club .Meets The S. M. K. club met with Dorothy Schroeder Saturday afternoon with 12 present. All enjoyed the following program: vocal solo, Jane Steenhard; duet, Gretchen Rippentrop and Mrs. O. H. Frerking; duet, Verne Klocke and Betty Edwards; piano solos by John Wortman, Virgil Wirtjes and Donald Daniels. Birthday Surprise Titonka: Russell French was tendered a surprise Thursday evening. March 18th, by his mother asking six of his friends in to spend the evening. The occasion wus Rus- BeU's 16th birthday. A delicious lunch waa served later in the evening. The Harry Moes were Sunday visitors at Estherville. A little nephew from Kensett is visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Archie Fedge. Mesdames George Heetland and Earl Grabau were Blue Earth shoppers Saturday. Mildred Barger, who is now employed in Rochester, Minn., spent Sunday with home folks. Mr. and Mrs. George Edwards spent the week end visiting a son ut Woodstock, Minn., Betty stayed with the Rev. and Mrs. Frerking during their absence. The Nick Koppens attended the annual St. Patrick's day supper at (he city hall in Buffalo Center put on by the Catholic women, last week Wednesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Lewis drove to Rochester. Minn., Sunday to visit Mrs. Lewis' father, A. A. Sandcn, who is in the hospital there for treatment. Mr. Sanden's home is in Lake Mills. The Ed Telcamps, former residents of this vicinity, now of near Blairsburg. attended the funeral of Mrs. Olson. Saturday and spent the week end visiting relatives here and in Buffalo Center. Ferd Koppen has spent the past stvcn weeks visiting relatives at Rockwell and while there attended the wedding of a niece, Dorothy Scholl and Raymond Smith of Charles City. Joe and Sam Scholl brought him borne Saturday and visited with the Nick Koppens until Monday. MRS.OLESON, GERLED, DIES Funeral Services Held Bancroft; Was 64 Years Old at Gerled: Mrs. Betsy Oleson died at her home three miles south of Gerled last Thursday. She was born at Ystad, Skone, Sweden on Sept. 16. 1872. coming to America at the age of 19. She lived in St. Paul, until she was married to Olaf Oleson of Bancroft in June, 1899. Mrs. Oleson was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran church of Bancroft. Her death was due to diabetes and she was confined to her bed for five weeks. Her husband died in 1933. Children left to mourn are: Anna, Reuben, Agnes and Hattie at home; Hanna and Alice of St. Paul; Esther of Minneapolis and Mrs. D. O. Friets of Lakota; also three grandchildren, Marjoric, Karen and Robert Friets. She has four brothers, Peter, Nels and Andrew Larson, all of St. Paul, and John Larson of Duluth, Minn. Funeral services were held at one o'clock at the home and two o'clock at the Bancroft Lutheran church, Rev. Sjostrand of Algona officiating at the home and being assisted by Rev. Raymond Swanson of Swea City at the church. Ducts were sung by Miss Margaret Hjorth and Mrs. Carl Stadoklev of Minneapolis, nieces of Mrs. Oleson, at the home and also at the church. The Rev. and Mrs. Stadoklev of Minneapolis sang a duet at the cemetery. The pallbearers were Sam Fan- gust, Robert Eichenberger, Albert Friets, Walter Peterson, Wm. Peterson and Clarence Prlebe. Relatives in attendance from away were: Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Larson, Nelson Larson and Violet Larson of St. Paul; Rev. and Mrc. Carl Stadoklev, Miss Ellen Hjorth and Gordon Larson of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Evall Larson of Cambridge, Minn.; Mrs. Monroe Bloom from Isanti, Minn; Sam Larson of Stanchfield, Minn.; Mrs. Lillie Wood and son, John and Donald of Titonka and Mrs. Lewis Noren of Bancroft. Many other friends from a distance were present. And so passes one more of north Kossuth's pioneer couples into the past. Mrs. Ole Gerdes ia visiting this wek at the Anton Kardoes home. Mrs. Albert Friets of Elmore visited her mother and friends Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lawman of Rodman were Sunday dinner guests •at the Frank-Kelly home. Little Marjorle Friets has been seriously ill with pneumonia the past week but is now headed toward recovery. Evelyn Mayne, Mrs. Lawrence Mnyne and the Frolickson twins of Lcdyard spent Saturday at the Frank Kelly home. Mrs. Jack Krcbsbnch and Maurice of Swea City and Mrs. Kelly were Wednesday dinner guests at the Mrs. Finn home. Rev. and Mrs. Bronlewee of Swea City were visitors at the Finn home Monday evening. Rev. Bronlewee is pastor of the Baptist church. Mrs. Frank Kelly attended a birthday party for Grandma Niest- er of Ledyard on Thursday. We arc sorry to report that grandma is moving to Eagle Grove soon, Sunday visitors at a family gathering at the Ole Gerdes home were the Frank Dontje family, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Dontje of Guckeen. Minn., Walter Brockholt and Mr. and Mrs. Anton Kordes. Miss Mina Gerdes who has been visiting the Dick Dontjes accompanied them to her home. Mr. and Mr.". Oscar Frandle attended a silver wedding given for Mr. and Mrs. Peter Voogen «t Rake last Sunday. Mrs. J. E. Olson assisted Mrs Oscar Frandle with putting up meat last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Christ Berg and son, Melvin and Joseph Stokkobo spent last Thursday evening at the Ted Jordahls. Joliet Boettcher entertained all of her cousins at her birthday party last Wednesday afternoon, it being her third birthday. HIDES - WOOL TOP MARKET PRICES PAID FOR HIDES AND WOOL Joe Greenberg Rend The Want Ads-Tt Pavs. Hebron Twp News Adolph Oswald hus been somewhat ill of late. Peter Peterson spent Sunday afternoon at the John Hadjes. Miss Agnes Haugtm spent the week em' at her parental home. Carl Anderson and family were Albert Leu shoppers last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. John Budje, visited with relatives at Lakota lust Thursday. Mrs. Beatrice Osland was a wetk end visitor with her father and family at Huxley. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Simser and family spent Sunday evening at the Adrian Uauskins. All the school directors of Hebron township met at the center school house last Monday. Betty Goodmtnson attended a birthday party for her cousin ritar Frost last Friday. The confirmation class met at the Ed Milkrs last Monday with Rev. Kitzmun of Elmore. Mr. and Mrs. Hurold Lunning and baby were Friday evening visitors at the Ttd Jordahis. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Anderson, Leonard and Esther spent Sunday at the Ernest Sleepers. 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