The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 15, 1937 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 15, 1937
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, April 15,1937 Chnrch Birthday— The second annual birthday party of the First Lutheran church was held, Friday evening, with a 7:00 O'clock dinner nt 12 tables nt which ICO were served. The Rev. and Mrs. M. A. Sjostrand presided at the January table, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wolcott were host and hostess nt the February table, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Swanson were in charge of the March table. Mr. and Mrs. August Huenhold in charge of tho April table, Mr. and Mrs. Willis Bilsborough in charge of the May table, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Johnson served 8t the June table, the July table was presided over by Mr. hnd Mrs. D. D. Monlux, the August table by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hovey, the September table by Mr. and Mrs. Peter Halsrud, the October table by Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Brundage, the November table by Mr. and Mrs. J. Thompson and' lastly the December ta^fe by Mr. and Mrs. H. Norman, jf program with Violet Normah^Ardelfa Hovey and Palmer Sellstrofh in charge was put on by the members of the Luther League society. Swea City Girl Is Algronlan's Bride- Frances Helmko of Swea City, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Helmke. became the bride of Benford Inglebritson of Algona. in n ceremony performed here today, (April 15) at 4 p. m. by Rev. Edge. Erma Inglebritson was the maid of honor and Arthur Claussen of Swea City acted as the groom's attendant. The groom came here from Minnesota, and is a mechanic in the Dau garage. The bridal couple left on a trip to Des Moines and other points, after a Wedding supper at Swea City, served at the home of the bride's parents to about 315 guests. Mrs. Inglebritson graduated from the Swea City high school in the class of 1935. The couple will be at home in Algona after April 24th. Rrbrkah* to Entertain— The Rebekahs will meet tonight (Thursday) at 6:30 for a supper and party for the children. Members are to take a covered dish and sandwiches. Now Showing Thursday-Friday "WINGS OF THE MORNING" News—"Bored of Education" Sat.-Sun.-Mon., April 17-18-19 —2 New Hits— Every woman will want to see this one Made To Thrifl Millions Charles BOYER. Jean ARTHUR, m HISTORY^ Leo Carillo 2nd Feature Hugh Herbert in "That Man's Here Again" A Husband Jealous of his wife! A lover sacrificing all to make her happy A thrilling climax! An ocean liner crashing an Iceberg in a fog. Wed.-Thurs.-Fri., Apr. 21-22-23— "SEVENTH HEAVEN" Sat.-Sun.-Mon., April 24-25-26— "WAIKIK1 WEDDING" ^••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••Mni Housecleaning SALE FREE JiiildxT Window Cli-ai With Jack Sprat AMMONIA double ttlfWIUllW strength, qt. WAXRITE . WINDEX . . CLIMAX . . BROOMS . . . BROOMS . . . MAGIC WASHER SANI-FLUSH . . PUREX .... MOP STICKS . BIG 4 SOAP . LEWIS LYE . I.iquitl Floor \Vux pint fun Window (leaner ti o/:. bottle \\-tll I'ajttT Cletim-r Special .•ui li .I.U'K Sl'KAT large quart t-ai h • • only \VI>it«- Laundry Ktant burs Meats of All Kinds Fresh Fruits and Vegetables ANDERSON'S Jack Sprat Food Store Phone 346 Free Delivery Swea City Girl Is Bride Here Frnnccs Helmke, Swea City young lady, pictured above, became the bride of Benford P. InglebritKon. Algona, In a wedding that took place today (Thursday*, and found In detail elsewhere in the paper today. The couple will live in Algona. (Cut courtesy Des Moines Register*. Home Builder*— The Home Builders class of the Methodist church will meet for a party at the church. Friday evening. Those serving on the committee will be Mrs. Walter Klamp. chairman. Mr. and Mrs. Willard Oregson, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Ire- Ian. Mr. and Hrs. John McGuire. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. C. Bryant, and Mr. and Mrs. Chester Dellinger. A 6:30 dinner will be served. "Return of Deborah", a one act play, will be presented. Those included in the cast of characters are Mrs. Walter Roberts. Paul Danson, Mrs. Jerry Spongber.s. Mrs. C. M. Bryant, and Mrs. J. H. Edge. The play is being coached by Mrs. W. A. Foster. Eptvorth Lea|fii»»— A group of Epworth Leaguers from the Methodist church attended an Epworth League rally at West Bend Monday evening. Those attending were Barbara Haggard. Eleanor Jean Edge. Catherine Schoby. Eleanor Thorpe, Jean Murtagh. Wayne Douglas, Richard Norton, Richard Keen. Merle Pratt, Joe Edge. Jr.. Bruce Miller. Donald Johnson, David Smith, Frank Schoby, Donald Willason and Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Edge. They were entertained by a string quartet from Mornlngslde college and the college dean, Paul B. Johnson, gave an address. Catherine Schoby gave a toast to camp friendship. Club Meeting— Mr. and Mrs. Henry Johannsen, Jr,, entertained thei members of their bridge club, Friday evening, at their home. Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Rlnggentorg won • the high score prize for both men and women. Mrs. Clarence Stewart received the travel prize. Light refreshments were served at the close of the game. Other guests were Clarence Stewart, Mrs. Esther Helbreg, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bjustrom, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace McDougall and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Roland. of Honor—At the regular meeting of the Degree of Honor held Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Frank Vera, delegates were named who will attend the district convention, April 19. in Mason City. named were Mrs. Frank Vera. Mrs. Roy Roedcr. Mrs. Roy Woolridge, Mrs. G. Guderian. Mrs. George Scuff-, lam, Mrs. Edward Ostrum. Mrs. Wm. Geering and Eleanor Thissen. Following the business meeting a social hour was enjoyed. Kduin Miller Wed— Edwin Miller, son of Cor.i D. Miller, was married to LaRene Cox of Center Junction, Friday, April Edwin graduated from the Algona high school in 1932. and has since graduated from the Thompson school of cosmetology in Des Moines. Mrs. Miller is attending the Kennedy Beauty School in Des Moines, and after her graduation Birthday Pnrtj-— Mrs. Virginia Hegarty, Mrs. Pettit, mother of Gail Pettit, Emma Winters, Gertrude Eichenberger, Mrs. Art Kuecker, Adris Anderson and Mrs. Fred Knoll were guests at a party at the home of Mrs. Oscar Anderson and honoring the birthday of Mrs. Gail Pettit, Sunday afternoon. A 4:30 luncheon was served and a social afternoon was enjoyed. Gad-Ahout Tens— Gnd-About teas will be a special feature for the week of April 17. These teas will be given by the members of the Presbyterian Ladies' Aid and will be served in the church basement. The teas will end with a tea frolic. Friday, April 23. Everyone is Invited to attend. The tea will be served from 10 o'clock to 11 each morning. Bridge Clnh— Mrs. John Dutton entertained her bridge club at two tables. Tuesday evening, at her home. Mrs. J. H. Hoppe won the first prize, and the consolation prize went to Mrs. Henry Becker. Mrs. Gordon Ogg and Mrs. J. H. Hoppe were guests of the club. Bridge Party- Mr, and Mrs. Wm. Barry were host and hostess to the members of their club last week Wednesday evening:. C. A. Joynt received the men's high score prize at bridge, and the ladies' high score prize was won by Mrs. E. J. McEvoy. L. J. Nelson received the travel prize. Skelfpu Meeting— A county Skelgas meeting was held In the dining room of the Hotel Algona Tuesday eve. A 7 o'clock dinner was served to 38 men. A business meeting followed. R. H. Stinger of Clear Lake was in charge of the meeting. Entertains Club- Mrs. Louis Lynk was hostess to her bridge club Tuesday evening. There were eight guests. Mrs. John Dutton won the prize for high score; Mrs. George Mahoney. travel prize; and Mrs. Hugh Post, the low prize. Will Rich Moves To Algona Home Union: Mr. and Mrs. Will Rich moved to Algnoa last week and are temporarily located In the Charles Johnson home. Walter Rich will farm the home place, assisted by his father-in-law, Charles Johnson. The Rich family Is looking for a small house close in and will move when they find something suitable. Mr. and Mrs. Rich have been hard workers during their long stay in Union, and their many neighbors and old friends wish them all the comfort of retirement. Rewrites Of News From Lstt Tuesday'* Kossuth County Advance Offices Enlarged Enlargement of the Botsford Lumber Co. offices here was completed Tuesday. A fine new office, with new fixtures ha» Mtara in the rear of the old offices, also provide* a place for Ed Hanson, Botsford architect, to work on plans and drawings. 22 VALUATIONS were Increased in the city by the city council meeting as a board of assessment and review. Business valuations raised were the Algona Hotel. C. S. Johnson. Conoco Oil Co.. Joe Bloom, Gambles. Grahams, Fred Powell, and a number of raises were also made in private homes. The council will meet next Thursday to hear objections to the increases. * * » .AIRS. OLMK Opperman. housekeeper for Wm. Grams. Garfleld twp., was fined $10 and S8.65 costs for drunkenness here last week. * * * DIED: Funeral services for Julius Brlggs, aged Burt resident, were held Sunday at the Burt M. E. church. Burial was at Elmore. Three children survive: Lewis of Iron River, Wis., John W. of Algona and Mrs. Clarence Cunningham of Elmore. * * * IRVINOTON CHtJKCH officers elected: H. T. Sabin. Frank Asa, Frank Ditsworth and M. L. Roney, trustees: Messrs. Roney and Asa. Sunday School officers: Mrs. T. E. Wickwire, S. S. secretary and treasurer; Wm. Boldridge. Jr. secy- treas. of church; Mrs. Orville Hedrick. pianist of church and Sunday School. * • * BROOKSIDE GOLF club officers elected: P. J. Waldron. president; Harley Bartlett. treasurer; H. A. Tuttle, secretary; Dr. S. W. Meyer. Ray Reid, Henry Douglas and Lyle Reynolds, new directors. Old directors holding over are Clarence Stewart, and Harold Blinkman. * » » CHARLES T. GRIFFITH, 65, retired mail clerk, died suddenly last Thursday evening, after a heart attack, nt the F. W. Green home, where he had been staying with his wife. Funeral services were conducted Saturday at two o'clock at the Laird & McCuIlough chapel, and burial was in Riverview cemetery. Besides Mrs. Griffith, twa sisters survive. Pall bearers were W. S. Windell, W. H. Freeman. E. J. Hough. B. P. Richardson and George and Albin Spongberg. * * * KOSStTH \VOMEX have organized to fight cancer through an education program and leaders in the various communities are as follows: Mrs. H. E. Woodward. Whittemore, district vice commander; Fentcn, Mrs. Wm. Weisbrod: Bancroft, Mrs. G. W. Carmean: Algona, Mrs. H. L. Gilmore: Wesley, Mrs. Arlo Dawson; Lakota, Mrs. H. H. Murray; Swea City, Mrs. R. M. Minkel; Titonka, Mrs. Lee O. Wolfe; LuVernc, Mrs. Ray Stone; Burt, Lurena Wessel. * • • MATT KRAMER, Burt farmer, is uing for damages in federal court at Fort Dodge, asking $7985 for in- uries when a car driven by Otis ilitchell of California rammed the rear of his wagon near Burt. BANCROFT NEWS Officers Installed The following officers of the W. C. O. F. were installed Sunday nfi- crnoon at the Forester hall: Mrs. Joe Rahe. chief ranger; Mrs. Frank Wilhelmi. vice chief ranger; Mrs. Clias. Baker, financial secretary; Mrs. Leander Menke, recording secretary; Mrs. Erwin Ulses, treasurer: Lucille Vaske and Mrs. Wilbur Fox. sentinels; Mrs. Joe Fox. Mrs. Pete Kramer and Clara N'emmers, trustees. Af'.er the installation, the members spent the afternoon playing cards, after which a dainty lunch was served by the committee. in two months, the young couple will he at home in Algona. D. A. R.— The D A. R. members met at the home of Mrs. W. K. Ferguson, Tuesday afternoon, for a one o'clock luncheon. Mrs. C. B. Murtagh gave reminiscences of days in Des Moines. The high school boys' quartet sang accompanied by Barbara Haggard, and Dick Keen sang two vocal solos, "Wagon Wheels" and "Coin' Home." Dick was accompanied by Barbara Haggard. Tom Sherman. Algona, wns a Bancroft visitor, Tuesday. Ellen Caslow left for Webster City Sunday where sht will work. Mrs. R. E. Hutton and Mrs. Chas. Hanson spent Friday in Mankato. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Calliea. Titonka, visited at the Henry Deitering home, Sunday. The Peter TheUen family were Sunday guests at the Jim Smith home, Ledyard. The members of the city counci met at the Farmers & Traders Savings Bank, Monday. Marjorie Sherman spent the week end visiting at the George Liver more home in Fairmont. Mr. and Mrs. John Kennedy ani two children visited relatives an Hural Mail Carriers Meet — friends in Bancroft Sunday and Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Stephens and M ° nda y Mr. ami Mrs. Barney Casler enter- Mrs - Robert Eichenbergcr return • . . . - ed Saturday from Rochester, wher lamed the rural mail carriers of Ko.i.TUth county and a number from Palo Alto county at the Masonic Temple Tuesday evening. There were 42 present, including postmasters from three of the towns included. (iucfttH at Clear Lake— Eight Algona girls were dinner guesla Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs Arthur Mallory in Clear Lake. present were Clarice Amtsbury. Laura Mitchell, Louise Magnu.>soii. Ada Carlson. Flora Tiss, Amy Johnson, Bertha Johnson ami Bes.s Hopkins. Bridge farty- Mrs. Mi-da Kedfleld was hostess at her home to the tight members of her bridge ciub. last week Thursday afternoon. Mrs. John Storm received the high prize, Mrs. Lloyd Muckey the travel prize, and Mrs. Gordon Kuhn received the consolation prize. LK-lpliiiui Circle— The Delphian Circle will meet on Tuesday in the Blue Room of Hotel Algona for a one o'clock luncheon. Mrs. J. H. Edge will be in charge of the meeting. Board Entertained— Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Norton entertained the members of the Sunday School board of the Methodist church at their home Wednesday at a dinner party. SB SIMPSON', Lone Rock died Sunday at Iowa City, a vio- im of a rare blood disease. He vas a junior In high school. • • • H. W. KUECKER, Algona, was warded $665 damages in a suit gainst Adolph Questad, rural mail arricr of Armstrong, in district ourt at Estherville last week. He ad sued for $3.312, as a result of n automobile accident. * * * SISTER MARV Marccllina. St. ie. away Saturday at Fort )IM\KC following a heart attack. Swea City Man Now Champion of The Northwest Frank Bauer of Swea City won the wrestling match with Hacvesto, the "Flying Finn" of Fargo, North Dnkota. Tuesday night, after one of the hottest sessions ever seen In Armstrong's athletic ring. Twice both wrestlers came out of the ring and landed in the orchestra chairs in the lap of Cleve Barton of Al- gonn. The referee followed them out to stop the fight, and was himself on the receiving end of some shoulder blows. However, he was amply able to take care of himself. Bauer was given the diamond belt and was cited ns the "Champion of the Northwest." The Flying Finn was given a watch as a consolation | prize, we suppose. It was certainly a lively session and was enjoyed by the packed house. The "Man with an Iron in His Shoe" fame appeared on the stage and challenged the winner of the Bauer-Haevesto res- sle. He was hissed by the audience. Wally Richmond, the genial manager of the athletic club, was matched with Bucky Buckholtz, known ns "The Behemoth of KOs- suth". of Bancroft. Wally won the fall from the 265-pound giant after a short period of groans and grunts. Union Club Votes On Officers, 22nd Union: The Union Mothers and Daughters club will hold the annual election of officers at the home of Norma Bailey. April 22nd. This meeting had been previously announced but postponed. Roll call will be answered by "Something That Would Improve Our Community." A reading, "Mrs. Catt Comes to Town", will be given by Cora EUcoh; "An International Peace Garden" by Anna Zanke and music by Opal Bourne. Team At Belays The Algona high school track team will enter the Pocahontas relays, Friday afternoon, Coach Findlay stated. Flndlay promised to send us the names of the team who would represent Algona, but must have pulled an absent-mlnded-pro- fessor, because they didn't show up. Well, anyway, good luck, Hop ana gang. Titonka Ho*t A joint county meeting of the Legion and Auxiliary was planned for this evening (Thursday- at Titonka, with the Titonka post and auxiliary to be hosts and hostesses. Special speakers and a dance were the features of the evening. Refreshments were to be served later by the Titonka women. No Ball Meeting No baseball meeting was held on Tuesday night, as announced in the Advance, becaufee -Interested parties were unable to attend. A meeting some time this week i3 planned and hoped for by Dr. F. C. Scanlnn. A Real Independent Editor Lee O. Wolfe and his wife, were down from Titonka last Friday calling on their many friends. The Titonka editor is one of President Roosevlfs greatest admirers and stands for his packing the supreme court, sit-down strikes 'neverything. Mr. Wolfe represented Kossuth in the state legislature for one term as a republican a number of years ago. ELECTRIC WIRE FENCE World's cheapest, moat effective livestock fence, Controller plugged into light socket or batten give* wire harmlcwldck. Livestock won't go am or under it We prove it SAVE 80% IN FENCING COST 3av« wire. Save posts, me itakei. No (atei, UM map. No jp-ketp cwt tirant about lOc monthly foe eleelncity foe one to200acm. 30 day trial. A8K FOR FREE DEMONSTRATION D. J. Groeders, Sexton, la 15-16' Live Stock Auction Fairgrounds April 20 Spring work has started on tho farms, but we will sttH hold our regular Tuesday Auction, welling cattle, sheep, hogs anrf horses. Have discontinued our Saturday Sale on horses. We will now sell horses on Tuesday In connection with other stock, selling tliein at about 2 o'clock. Our sale Tuesday was very good, not so many people present, hut plenty of buyers. Sale ran over $5,000.00. Expect another good one Tuesday. Do not hesitate to bring In your stock \V> always have the buyers. Some sales are larger, few are better. Ask any of the consignors or buyers. H. M. Colwell, Mgr. Iowa State Bk., Clerk Colwell Bros., Aucts. YOUITAPPEARANCE Style* tuned to th* trend of th* day. They're cure to make your feat look pert and smart. When shoe* as beautiful *• thw* cost so little, why pay mor«? Christensen Bros. Shoe Dept. Quaker Curtains she has been taking treatments fo the past two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. John Grien, Jr daughters, Rose and Dorothy, Ma son City, visited at the home o John Grien, Sr., Sunday. Mrs. Leo Saunders entertained 1 girls at a birthday party Saturda t afternoon in honor of her daugh ter. Alice. It was her 12th birth day. Mrs. vV. J. Wtlp and daughter Margery of Fort Dodge visited a the home of Mrs. Welp's parents Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Saunders, Sun day. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nagle re turned from Fairmont, Monday where they have spent the pas four weeks with their son, Earl and family. The grade pupils of the Catholic school gave a program Tuesday evening at the church hall. The children presented it in honor of Father Schultes' name day. Mra. Thos. Von Bank, Clara, Theresa and Anna Stelpflug visited at Odebolt, Saturday and Sunday at the Henry Swaller and Joseph Zigiuan homes. The ladies are all sisters. Mrs. Nell Callahan returned to her home at Humboldt, Sunday, after spending a week at the home of her brother, Joseph Sherman. Joseph, Jr., has been ill for the past six weeks. Esther Hutchison la at present working there. cJel a i smart new si Net is "the thing" this year, and it should be Quaker Net for high style and fine quality. Now on display for Quaker Week, a multitude of new patterns to satisfy your own taste and properly complement your room furnishings. " " —and— 55 "Colonial" Drapes ( are a Perfect Combination j=| If it is new in curtains or drapes you'll find 55 it in our immense stocks of "Quaker" cur- 55 tains and "Colonial draperies, as we ara as equipped to serve you expertly and econom- sss ieally. 55 Let us help you plan your window treat- 55 inents. We will do this gladly whether your 55 needs are large or small. §5 "Quaker" Lace Curtains = 98c to $3.95 = "Beaumont" Ruffled Curtains H 79c to $2.98 1 "Pilgrim" Cottage Sets 3 69c to $2.50 H "Colonial" Draperies H 98c to $2.50 H Venetian Blinds, Cranes, Rods B for any size window H Drapes and curtains made ready for your windows by an expert seamstress at a very nominal cost. Visit Our Display Booth Daring the Cooking School We will have on display In o ur booth in the high school gymnasium during the three-day cooking school an attractive showing of Curtains and Drapes, together with other style items you will enjoy seeing. Christensen Bros. Co. IllllllllllltlllUIIIIIIIJIIIIIIIlllllllllllllllllllllllll For dependable reasonably prkad

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