The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 2, 1930 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, July 2, 1930
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1)lie&n, July S, 1^0 Wesley News Items i Funeral services fbt Mrs. Swan Monison, who died Monday, June 23, at ithfee o'clock, was held at the Methodist Thtiwday afternoofli ttev. tVUUlwl JL 11 U1WU«*J «**wv***W**M* «.w T . fiernsten, pastor, of the Swedish chuWSh liere and Rev. Herbert Marsh of spirit Lake, a former minister here, were •In charge of the services. Onstatvia frjotinson Monson was boffl In Sweden, F June 6,1862. She was married to Swftn i'Monson April 28, 1882 and «ime to 'America the following year. They set- irtled in Wesley and have been con! tmuous cltlisens here fof the, past for, ty-seven years. She suffered a pafaly- ' tic stroke on February 6 on her way to lodge and was confined to her bed since jj that time, A third stroke suffered on i I.Wednesday, June 18, proved too severe • pand she lived but five days 'theteaf- fiter. She leaves her husband, three neons, Edward of Buffalo Center; Oscar S;of Garner and Albert, of Wesley, and Hotte daughter, Mrs. Anna DOW, Of Sioux ! i Falls, South Daokta; nine grandchlld- [jren and a brother, who is employed !:by the government in Washington, D. | C. Mrs. Monson lived a useful life, 1 always a friend in need to all her 'friends regardless of face Of creed. {Her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Albert Mon- Bon, tenderly cared for her at all times during her five months of illness. Rev. Marsh, who gave the sermon, used as ; his text, John 14:1, arid brought a comforting message to all who attended the services. Mrs. Ben Felt and Mrs. Arto Dawson sang two duets While Rev. Bernsten, Mrs. Jorgen Skow and Mrs. Frank Johnson sang a Swedish song. Burial was made in the Ever! green cemetery. The pall bearers were , three each of the Woodman Lodge and the American Legion, which included, W. W. Sturdlvant, John Amesbury, Fred Diekmann, George Aldrich, John Brinkman, and John Hutchison. She ,was a charter member of the American Legion AtdtOlary. thfe Royal Neighbor lodfcs 61 whieh she was & member, attended in a body,- 1 . ROYALFENI 7 Is THE FENCE FOR YOUR .Nor ton & Son A v«* beautiful wedding .took place at Use St. Joseph's Catholic church here Wednesday, June 36, Whefl Miss Mary Catherine Downs became the brtd* of Julius Belief or, St Befte* diet, Father George F. Wessling officiated at the single ring ceremony M the presence of a large gathering, the bridal party proceeded down the aisle as Miss Irma Hauptman played the wedding march. The bride wore a beautiful frock of white satin ttlmmed in lace, a large white picturesque hat and accessories to match. The bridesmaid, Mabel Kent, cousin of the bride, was dressed in an orchid gown and wore a lemon colored hat. Their bou» quets were made up of pink roses, yellow snap dragons and white daisies. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Ohas. Downs, prominent farmers north of town. She was graduated front the-Wesley high- school', attended two terms M the Iowa State Teachers' College at Cedar Falls, and taught four years in a rural school and at; Sexton. She was a talented instructor and refused reelection In the Sexton school for next year. Mr. Seller Is the second son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Seller, farmers near St. Benedict. Since his graduation from the St. Benedict parochial school he has been engaged In farming. After the cermony a two course wedding breakfast Was served at the bride's home to the parents of each and members of the bridal party. A wedding dance was given at the Klelnpeter hall Wednesday night at which there was as large a crowd as has ever assembled there at one time. The couple have gone on a trip to Dubuque to visit relatives and will be at home on a farm southwest of Sexton after July 6. Their many friends extend congratulations and best wishes in abundance for their happiness and success. John Ooetz Died— The community was greatly shocked and saddened when news of the sudden death or John Goetz, 74, was circulated at eleven-thirty Thursday morning. He had just finished sawing a limb from a tree in his back rard when he suffered a heart at- ;ack from which he never rallied. John Goetz• was born in. Alsace-Lorraine, France, on January 29,1856, and came to /this country in the year, 1887.., He was married to Mrs. MaryVBfuer-Lln- deh-Meyer in Illinois after Which they came to Wesley and lived on the Goetz homestead northwest of -Wesley for twenty-eight years.. Nine years ago ihey discontinued farming and moved to town. survived by his wife, seven' sons: John L. of Lostont, Illinois; Fred of. Granville, Illinois; Mike P., George O., Leo-Ai, Joe W., all of Wesley and Henry of Sidney, Nebraska, and two daughters, Mrs. Helen Johnson, of Wesley and Dorothy at lome. One daughter, Clara, preceded him in death, exactly a year and a half before. He also leaves one brother, Anton and one sister, Magdalene Goetz. Funeral services were' held at the St. Joseph's church Monday morning at nine o'clock, solemn requiem mass being' celebrated by' Father George F. Wessling, Rev. J. D. Flsqh, deacon, and Rev. B. Loeflelholz, sub-deacon. Burial was made at the St. Joseph cemetery. Pall bearers included. • ;j, F. \*1IIH\\ FENCE Fencing Builds Up Soil Fertility The rotation of hogs not only builds up soil fertility but checks disease. Good fencing enables you to keep your pigs in clean pasture from farrowing time to marketing time. Come in and let us tell you how little it will cost to fence your fields with the GENUINE American Fence! Botsford Lumber Co. M. J. Pool, Mgr. Phone 256. Some Good USED CARS in 1927 Hudson coach 1928 Pontiac coach 1928 Essex coach 1928 Durant coach 1929 Whippet 4 coach 1926 Chevrolet coupe 1927 Chevrolet coach 1925 Ford coupe Come in and look over our new car stock, consisting of Buicks, Oldsinobiles, Pontiacs and Whippets. Algona Motor Sales cruise, Jo« Otis, Frank Wolf, William Cosgrove, Albert Bleich and Henry Rtcke. Wesley Matt Friends here are pleased to learn of the marriage of Glaus TJarks to Mrs. Martha Jotgenson of Lalmef. The ceremony was performed last Tuesday "»t the Little Brown Church at Nashua, after which the couple left on a wedding trip to Beet Creek, Minnesota. They returned home Monday and will live oil the bridegroom's farm five males northeast of town, Mr, TJarks is one of Wesley's substantial and respected farmers. Mrs, TJarks is tokaown in our midst, but will receive a hearty welcome upon then* return. Attended Fnneral— Out of town relatives and friends' Who came to attend the funeral of Mrs, swan Monson Included Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Evenson of Albert Lea, Mr. and Mrs, John Loken of Emmons, Minnesota; Ernest and Harry, Monson of Albert Lea, Etnii Monson of Minneapolis, Mrs. Joseph Cosgrove, Mrs. Bar* ney easier, Mrs. William Glllesple, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Becker and Chas. Kuchynka of Algona, Mrs. Hoff and Mrs. John McMahon of Sexton. Birthday Party— • • Members of the Royal Neighbor lodge gave a birthday party Friday afternoon at the lodge .hall for Mrs. Frank Wolf, Mrs. O. Bf Guy, Mrs. Fred Dlekman, Mrs. Fred Looft and Mrs, Ben Felt, whose birthdays come in June. They were each presented with a beautiful wall mirror In remembrance of the day. The afternoon was spent In play- Ing five hundred and a lunch of strawberries, ice cream, angel food cake and coffee was served. Visits In Wesley- Mr, and Mrs. H. J. Taylor and two children of Ames and Fred R. Braley of Pasadena, California, were guests Sunday at the H. J. Braley home. Mrs. Taylor and Fred are aunt and uncle of Harry "Braley. Fred Braley visited nere and at the E. E. Braley home at Britt until Wednesday, .when he left for Harvey, Illinois, for a visit with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wellick enjoyed a visit from his father and sister, who ive in Duncan. Superintendent and Mrs. E. R. Swanson are at the Looft farm attending to the work this week. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ward and daughter, Erma, and Mrs. John Ormsby spent Saturday,in Mason City. Nels M. Johnson returned home on Saturday from Qrantsburg, Wisconsin, after a week's visit with his son, Albert C.;' Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ostercamp and Mr. and Mrs. Gordon C. Giddings picnicked at Pilot Knob near Forest City Sunday. Mrs. George Emmons returned to her home at Albert Lea Saturday after visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Harry J. Braley. Mrs. Wm. Ward visj.ted at the Lou jtatern" home at Algona Thursday. 31adys Matern accompanied her homo or>.a;week's stay. The'annual Royal Neighbor picnic was held Tuesday at the Call State ?ark in Algona. This is an annual ilcnic; for the children. Mr. and Mrs. "Ihno A. Gerdes and wo daughters left early Monday morning for Corydon to visit two weeks with us brother, John and family. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Miller drove to Rockwell City Saturday to visit until Sunday night with his sister, Anna, who lives there -and is married. Mr. and Mrs. William Walker <and Raymond of Corwith visited at the W. Lease home Sunday. Mrs. Walkr is a daughter of the Leases. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kunz and Ivyl Marie returned home Thursday from an auto tour to Duluth, Minnesota and he Dells at Kilbourne, Wisconsin. Mrs. William Dow and son, Wai- ace, returned to then- home in Sioux Falls Wednesday after attending the 'uneral of mother, Mrs. (Mon- The Henry and Olaf Funnemark 'amilles drove to Clear Lake Sunday where they attended the closing day of ;he Luther there. Sunday night Miss Lain* Hanscn wft- npanied htm hSffle, having spent h« two.WMks' vacation from telephom duties at DeS Motoes, Miss Lavlna Brunswold has returned to het home at Lake Mills trftef ft vteit With her sister, Mrs. Howard Andrews. Miss Brunswold taught the Andrews school some years back and since that time she has been instructor in the Joice consolidated school. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pavik, who moved from here to Kansas City in the early spring, came thfe last of the week for a visit with her son, William Henderson and family. Mr. Pavick was the manager of the Farmers' Co-Op- eratlve society here fof several yean. Mrs. J. D. ftiehmilet, her daughter Myra, and son, Aloise and wife of Iowa ?aus spent Saturday and Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nate Studef. They report Edna as showing great improvement and-that the drainage tube in her abcessed lung has been removed. ; Sunday visitors at the Swan Monson home were Oscar Monson and fami- y and her mother, Mrs. Margaret Hunt of Garner, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. fiyenson and children of Albert Lea and Ernest iionson of Albert Lea. Emil Monson, who has been here since Thursday re- urned home with them and will go on 6 Minneapolis where he lives. Webster City Beat Algona in Golf. The Algona golfers were defeated Sunday on the local course by Webster City by the score of 28 to 11. Four* ;een crack players from that town came up and the Algona men were not able ;o cope with them, Harry Wilson, of Webster City, shot the lowest score, 83. There Is no tournament next Sunday but on the thirteenth of July Algona will Journey to Blue Earth, Minnesota, to ,take on the golfers of that own. .' LOTTS CREEK NEWS. feeaxx®^^ League convention held Phone 714 Algona, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Jorgen Skow drove to Claremont Sunday to be present at the funeral of her cousin, who died on Friday. They returned home on Sunday night. Father George F. Wessling and his housekeeper, Miss Emma Hoddap, visited with Father Werdehoff at Alta Vista from Wednesday untU Friday of last week. Mr. and Mrs. James Haverly, newlyweds, have returned from their wedding trip and are making their home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lou Hauptman. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hanson of Thompson and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Fritz and two children of Titonka were the guests Sunday at the home of their mother, Mrs. N. E. Hanson. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Looft together with a young couple from Goldfleld left early Saturday morning for week's outing trip to Itasca Park and the Iron mines at Duluth, Minnesota Mrs. John L. Haverly entertained at three tables of bridge Friday afternoon. Mrs. Vincent Daughan won high prize, Mrs. L. H. Klelnpeter won second high and Mrs. Charles Murphy, low prize. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Schrauth and two children and his mother came on Saturday from Geneva, Illinois, to visi until Thursday at the home of his brother, Bernard, and his sister, Mrs Mike P. Goetz. Miss Audrey Benton came home on Tuesday from Minneapolis for a ten days' vacation with her parents, Mr and Mrs. Wallace Benton. After he graduation from a business course this spring she was employed at a Country Club. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Giddings and two daughters of Chicago are spending two weeks with relatives In Wesley, Burt, LuVerne, and in southern Minnesota. He is a son of Guy Giddings at Burt and is employed as mail carrier in Chicago. Miss Ruth Mary Knuz left Friday night for Madison, Wisconsin, where she will clerk in the ready-to-wear department in a large store there. Her sisters, Madeline and Fidelis, are also employed there, Madeline In a bank and Fidelis as musician. Carl Conger, Des Moines, visited Saturday and Sunday at the Mrs. N. E. Haiisen home. Upon his return on Mrs. Grosenick spent last week at he H. F. Mittag home. ; Euphemia Tletz visited at the Wm. Schmlel home Sunday afternoon. Esther Schmlel is employed at the Herman Hintz home at present. Mrs. R. O. Dreyer did some painting for Mrs. R. Liesner last Week. W. A. Radlg arrived Thursday from California for a visit with relatives. Mrs. Carl Zumach did some papering at the Rev. Fiene home Friday. Mildred Luedtke and Esther Potratz at the Rev. Fiene home on Sunday. Nick Gehgler attended a banquet at he Algona club house Thursday evening. _ Vernon Ohm of Fenton spent the aast week with his cousin, Everett Mittag. Mrs. Fred Meyer of Fenton spent the )ast week at ths home of her son, H. Meyer. Mrs. H. F. Mittag and Mrs. Grbsenick pent Friday evening at the Albert Cressin home. Mr. and Mrs, August Meyer of Feuton visited at the home of Mrs. H. H. Mittag Sunday; . '"-".". " ; Student Riedei of LuVerne will preach in the German language at the ihurch Sunday morning. Evelyn and Bernlce Pompe are ill with the measles. Dr. Peters of Burt was out to see them Saturday. Mrs. Albert Kressln, Mrs, Frank Pompe and Eleanora Pompe were at dason City Tuesday of last week. ' Stella Fiene, student nurse "at Iowa City came home Thursday for a visit with her parents, Rey. and Mrs. E. •lene. i Mrs. Otto Ruhnke and Mrs. H. E. Ohm and children visited at the home of Mrs. Kfesensky in Algona Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pompe and Bernice and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schmidt and Hugo Mittag were fishing at Lost Island Lake Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Schmiel and son and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Raush and family visited at the Mrs. H. E. Ohm home last week Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bell and family, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ruhnke and family and Mrs. H. E. Ohm and family visited at the Hugo Faulstich home Sunday afternoon. WHITTEMORE. . wu Wfirtfr drawl ***i * tef olf t)r, and Mr*. Mis, S. ;ry* WhO nat; m5ns **• extended visit with eni^lyfr.^fid^afjofen mi metsburg and her 8tet», ifflss steil of Chicago tart ThursdK Hayes went to Emmetsburg t guests where she visited until Sunday. Mrs, H. E. woodwatd and h» ttelld* ten, Marlyn and Kevin tetumed ust week fronTa six weeks' visit with Mrs. Woodward* In The visit was interrtijted by tt»e Woodward chUdren having the »e*SK» and Mra. Woodward's Bother being ill, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dullard IMn returned from their wedding trip to Yellowstone National Park, Mrs. Dal* lard was Mary Etue befofe net marriage two weeks ago. They left Satuf day fof West TMon to be present Sunday at tiie thirtieth wedding anniversary of Mr, Dullard's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Haag, Jr., Mrs. Peter Haag, Sf., and Mrs. Miller drove to FartbauW Minnesota. Saturday where they -visited until Sunday afternoon with the George Raag family after which they drove to HollandaSe. to visit the John Gappa family, and returned home Monday evening. Miss Lucille O'Brien is very 111 at the home of her mother, Mrs. James O'Brien. Lucille is confined to her bed with high blood pressuro and other complications. Her many friends hope that she soon* regains her health. She has been contracted to teach the school near Falrville for the coming year. Miss Dell Hayes of Mankato, Minnesota, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Victor Dorweiler of Los Angeles, California, visited with relatives in Whittemore over Sunday. Miss Hayes lived lere many years ago and Mr. Dorweiler Is a son of Mrs. Anna Dorweiler of Mankato. The visitors went from here to Waterloo. Miss Wilma Leehney of Iowa City is here for a visit with relatvles. She spent last week with her aunt Mrs. Bert McMahon in Union township, and is visiting here this week with another aunt, Mrs. Tom McDonnell. Mrs. Sadls Leehney. the young lady's mother, will drive up from Iowa City Thursday to remain until Monday with relatives. Mrs. Leo Swanson and son, Rex, have returned from their visit in Illinois. Mrs. John Kenne is very ill suffering with an attack of rheumatism. Miss Verna Gardner of Algona was a guest of Zlta McDonnell for several days last week. Mrs. Millie Kortum expects to go into Chicago to spend the Fourth of July with her son, Elmer and other relatives. Francis Elbert, proprietor of the dray and transfer line, submitted to an operation for gall stones at the hospital Monday morning. Mrs. John Elbert and children and Miss Augusta Priester spent last week with Henry Priester at his farm near Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. The Curtis show is here for this week performing under a tent. It is a medicine show and the company is putting on very good performances. Mrs. F. J. Balgeman and her daughter. Ruth, have been in Illinois visiting with relatives. Miss Ruth has been teaching in Jhe Gushing schools the past year. Adolph Peril, who lives six miles north of town underwent an operation for gall stones at the hospital last week. The young man Is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peril. John Haag left last week with Lev! Frleden and MJke Von-Bank of West Bend for a ten day visit with friends at Moosejaw, Canada. The men are making the trip by auto- Mrs. Jesse Marshall and her son, Francis Wolever, returned to their home at whiting on Saturday after- a week's visit at the home of Mrs. Marshall's parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. 0. Weir. Dr. and Mrs. Anstl Conorary drove out from Chicago Sunday and will Mrs. James Foley, daughter Josephine and son Daniel were guests on Sunday at the Walter Coady home. Mrs. Herman Dau's little granddaughter, Helen Saunders of Dubuque, a here spending a few weeks at the Dau home. lisa Julia Coadfc who Has been doing practical nursing at Forest City, where she was taking care of a MM. George Lewis, came home Sunday for a few days. She expects to return to Forest City soon. Friends of Tony Sorenson will be more than pleased to learn that he is the proud father of a baby girl bom last Thursday. Mrs. Sorenson was formerly Miss Geneva Butterfield, Congratulations are in order. , Derrlll White from Sioux City came last week for a visit with his grandmother, Mrs. Herman Dau. Derrlll is a son of Peter White, Mrs. Dau's oldest son, who now lives at Sioux City. Mr. and Mrs. .William Lane are the parents of a son born last Friday. Mrs. Lane was formerly Marie Leonard, a daughter of'Mr. and Mrs. Pat Leonard of this township. There were two girls and one boy in the family, so needless to say another son was more than welcome. Chester Bailey had the hard luck one day last week to let a screw driver slip while working and it entered the palm of his left hand, making an ugly wound. However, the wound is healing and Chester is too busy with his large number of "porkers" to let it bother him much, Wm. Etherlngton, accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Peterson on a fishing trip in northern Minnesota and possibly up in Canada. They left by auto Saturday going from here to Faribault, Minnesota, where the Petersons' little daughter, Betty, Joined the party. She had been staying with her grandmother and attending school the past year. Messrs, and Mesdames Otto and Henry Engstrom and families were guests Sunday at the home of the ladles' brother, I. W. Nelson of Lone Rock. It was a dinner which Included Mr. Nelson's relatives. The Chris Knutson family of Plum Creek and other relatives from Forest City were also present. The Misses Etta Bacon and Adris Peterson of Algona assisted Mrs. Nelson with the dinner. ttf et, lawto, and nlDoe and Mm Wm. ed ft visit lust wewt from «* Ws aunt, Mrs. Maty Ifcwi gus, Kebtask*, who te »»«* tended visit with l»r areenfifeld. Mrs. W. H. BoWorth too* ^*fflr old daughter to 1cm City to «o ****** the ollnlc » week befet* 1*st to* ment. The child 1 * «denol«s^^ removed and wort wms to ** «Jone her palate this week. n i. . 1 Radio i Service Bring me your Radio Troubles, I have had years of experience and can repair any make of set. ,_ Let me repair your Electric Fan, Electric Motor or any other appliance you have. Country telephones and telephone lines. repaired, Leave orders at J. 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