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WEST 'BEND NEWS, The tf pper Bea Moittefi-feepublicaflj .Ogtebag. g> jjgd Mi", aiid Mrs. M. T. Munson and family spent Sunday at the J. Ryan home near Rolfe. Mrs. Myron Boos and daughter, tor- faine,j>pent Tuesday at Rolfe, visiting Mrs. Boos' parents. Mr. and Mrs. George Montag and Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Bliss were Algona visitors Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Dailey and family of Algona were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Schutter. Lester Doyle of Pocahontas and sister, Miss Doyle of Mallard, spent Sunday at the home of Fred and Walter Comer. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Clark returned Saturday from Waterloo, where they attended the dairy cattle congress the past week. Mr. and Mrs. William Anderegg and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Banwart are at Melrose, Illinois, visiting relatives for two weeks. The Methodist Ladles Aid will meet In the church Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Ben Walker will be the hostess for the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Jensen and daughter, Dorothy of Buffalo Center, spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. Jensen's sister, Mrs. C. C. Mliler and family. Miss Ida and Oscar Riley were Sunday evening visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Harr near Rolfe. They found Mrs. Harr improving. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Riley were callers at the William Riley home Tuesday morning. Mr. Riley sells pop for the Northwestern Bottling Works at Iowa Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Giles Gist returned to Havelock Saturday afternoon after a few days' visit at the W. E. White home. They 1 expect to begin picking this week. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Garthwalte of Marshalltown spent a few days the past week visiting in the homes of their daughters, Mrs. W. E. White, and Mrs. George Emerson. Mrs. Alice Stover and daughter, Blanche, and sons, Guy and Merle, drove to Waterloo, Saturday for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Nellis and Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Stover. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wirtz of Rodman, drove to West Bend Friday afternoon. Miss Grace Sloan went home With them for a week end visit. They brought her home Sunday evening. Oscar Riley and Adolph Montag drove to Minnesota points and bought thre-3 /carload of potatoes. They sold two two carload to people in this vicinity and one to a merchant in Bode. The cup given at the dairy day celebration, to Wilbur Stone for having the sweepstakes calf, is on display In the window, of the Vohs drug store. It is a trophy any boy could be proud of. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Besch and family spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. Besch'a sister, Mrs. Orville Hair and family. Charles Slrrmons came home with them for a visit at the Besch home. Miss Dorothy Sloan and her Sunday School class held a party In the church basement Monday evening from four to six. Games were played after which ieflBshmijntsij»t.,ice^ dream and cake -^ere'serveo. Mrs. Dremmel and Miss Gertrude Sage of Burt were callers at the Willlam Riley home Sunday afternoon. They had been a few days at the Orville Harr home near Rolfe and were returning to their home. , Miss Mildred Dubbs entertained her piano pupils at a welnsr roast at the park Tuesday afternoon after school hours About twenty children enjoyed the occasion. Among them were her pupils from the Ottosen neighborhood. Rev. H. 1. Pharo was returned to the Methodist church for another year. The congregation are very glad to have him back. Rev. Pharo expected to retire from the ministry this year, but his people wanted him to return for another year. The Catholic ladies will hold their bazaar at the church Wednesday afternoon. A quilt, now on display In toe Dorweller store window will be sold, besides other articles. A chicken supper will be served from flve-thlrty until all are served. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Anderson and two children of Avoca, Minnesota, were callers at toe William Riley home on Wednesday fomeon. They were on their way home from visiting with Mrs. Anderson's sister, Mrs. Orville Harr, and family near Rolfe. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Heath of Minneapolis, Minnesota, came Saturday for a few days' visit at toe home of Mr. Heath's mother, Mrs. Dan Kelly. Mrs. Kelly's daughter, Mrs. Holmes of Beverly Hills, California, Is also at the Kelly home, making toe family reunion complete. Mrs. Homer Bardsley • entertained eight of toe teachers in toe high school at a seven o'clock dinner on Thursday evening. The evening was spent playing bridge. The teachers present were toe Misses Stadtmuller, Gibbons. Halverson, Jennings, Wuliam- son, Greells, Kuckenbecker and Ivey. The Presbyterian Ladles' Aid met at toe church Wednesday afternoon. A good crowd was In attendance. It was decided to have a bazaar on November 12 with a cafeteria supper to be held In toe church. A covered dish lunch was served, the committee serving toe coffee and cream. Mrs. Charles Dewltt and Mrs. Homer Bardsley were toe hostesses. Merle Wllderman, Mark Nessen, Jr. and Miss lone Seaman of Detroit, came Wednesday for a visit with relatives. Merle, who works in a factory, will visit his mother here. Mr. Nessen will visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Nessen. He is a policeman in Detroit LEDYABD NEWS. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Worden and son were callers at Lakota Sunday, Mrs. Wm. Garry and children were shoppers at Bancroft Tuesday afternoon. Miss Lola wylam of Swea City spent. Wednesday evening here visiting with her sister. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Garry were business callers at Blue Earth Friday afternoon. Milton Lobb of Winnebago was visiting at the D. A. Carpenter home on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Halverson and . children were shoppers at Swea City Saturday. Mis s Ida Jenks of Nevada spent Sunday here with her mother, Mrs. Blanche Jenks. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Welfare and Mrs. Charles Hllferty were shoppers at Blue Earth Friday. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Laurltzen and Winifred spent the week end visiting with relatives at Renwlck. Miss Mary Adams of Elmore spent the week end here visiting with her sister, Mrs. C. O. Engelby. Misses Wylam, Williams, Hewett and Peterson spent the week end visiting at the M. K. Sperry home at Renwlck. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Worden and children of Elmore were callers at the Leon Worden home here Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. sons of Seneca Ed. Campbell home here Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Odin Engum and children and Mrs. L. A. Kallestad of Frost spent Sunday at the Ed. Halverson home here. Miss Malinda LaCour returned to Des Molnes Saturday after having spent two weeks here visiting with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. LaCour. The M. E. Ladies' Aid met last Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Glen R. J. Campbell and were callers at the enjoyed the afternoon. WHITTEMORE NEWS. Miss Seaman is visiting her grand- yahne. a large crowd was present and mother, Mrs. Lena Seaman and the 1 —'-—-" "-- -«• Satern families. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Con Seaman, former rest- dents here. The Interclass basket ball tournament will be held Thursday and Friday of this week. The captains for the girls' teams will be: seniors, Dorothy Sloan; Juniors, Leah Zaugg; sophomores, Josephine Bonnstetter; freshmen, Mary Jo Carter; eighth grade, Dorothy Miller, and seventh grade, Melva Banwart. For the boys' teams the captains will be: seniors, Harold Mikes; juniors, Clifford Munson; sophomores, Herman Ludwig; freshmen, Gordon Zimmerman; eighth grade, Raymond Banwart and seventh grade Bobber Roberts. The drawings made Monday for the games. were I The girls drew as follows: seniors drew the seventh grade; juniors, the eighth grade; the ninth and tenth grades each drew a bye to play the winners of the other games. In the boys' section, the "juniors "drew toe seniors; seventh grade drew the eighth grade; and the ninth and tenth grades each drew a bye to play the winners. An admission of ten cents will be charged for toe finals to defray toe expenses of lettering toe trophies. Fenton News Items Southern Pulchritude "Clothes," says a meretricious ad in a New York paper, "make the college glrL" Maybe so up there, but here our lovely, fresh, smiling young col lege girls make the clothes.—Coluro bus (S. C.) State. Treat Yourself to fuel satisfaction this winter with Royal Blue Coal Over 97!/ 2 per cent pure, less than 2 per cent ash. Fred Anderson Phone 308 SWEETEST DAY is October 18th Why not. he a good Samaritan on that day. Take sonic delectable sweet, such as candy, a little iee cream, a hunch of grapes or an orange to the aged shut-ins, some orphan or needy family, or a con- valeseent friend. There are a hundred good ways to be kind to some one on Sweetest Day, and then who knows? Perhaps the Sweetest Girl may be "won by a sweet". Sweetest Day at the ALGONQUIN SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1930. Bishop Edmond Heelan confirmed a class of 103 at St. Michael's church Monday afternoon. Mickey Doyle has returned home after spending the summer with a road construction crew near Omaha. Peter Kenne returned Monday from Estherville where he had been In hospital for the past three weeks. Clyde Major of Chicago is vis- „ at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Drew. Mr. Major is a son of ilrs. Drew. Miss Irene Fuchsen, who is a student nurse at Rochester, came Monday to attend the marriage of her sister, Ceceia Fuchsen, to Joseph Wesson on Tuesday. Mrs. Hettinger of Cylinder and Mrs. Arnold Woodcock of Buffalo Center lave been guests at the home pf their parents, Mr, and Mrs. Gregory El- jert ' i ''•'•'•• "•"'.•'' '" Mr. and Mrs. Frank Farrell and family were at Emmetsburg Sunday attending the golden wedding anniversary of Mrs. Farrell's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Koriesld. Mrs. Irene Rooney went to Beach, North Dakota, last week for a visit with her sister, Mrs. Niece. She was accompanied by her sister, Mrs. Joe Joyce of Emmetsburg. Mrs. Theodore Elbert was struck and knocked down by the Theodore Kenne car last Wednesday morning while she was returning home from church. She was badly bruised and Injured, but Is now recovering. Ray Kreagel drove out from Guttenberg Saturday for a visit with his cousin, Mrs. Peter Haag, Jr. . Mrs.. Haag's mother, Mrs. Miller, who had been visiting here, returned home with Mr Kreagel on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. August Felder have returned to their home in New Hampton after several days' visit at the Henry Felder home. They were accompanied by M4. and Mrs. Henry Brown of Janesville, Wisconsin, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Weir, Donald Weir and William Littleton drove to Sioux City Sunday to visit Patricia Ann Weir, who Is a second year student nurse at St. Joseph's hospital. The party went on to Whiting and visited , few hours with Mrs. Jess Marshall, nother daughter of the Weirs. Mrs. John Lane and daughter, Le- lore came out from Kingston, Illinois, for a week's visit at the George Winkel home. The Lanes accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Earl Stoudt of Kingston, who visited a couple of days at the Winkel home and then went to Clear Lake to visit with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Voettler entertained a large number of relatives at their home near Fairville Sunday. Mr and Mrs. Landsteiner and family ol Fairmont, Minnesota; Amos Bowen and daughter of Hornell, New York; an aunt from California, and several from Emmetsburg were among the guests. Amos Bowen, a daughter and her two children of Hornell, New York, are visiting at the John Drew home. Mr Bowen is an uncle of Mr. Drew, On Wednesday the daughter took one o: her children to Rochester to consult the Mayos in regard to an infection which the child has been suffering with in the bone of her leg for two years Mrs. Ed Peters of Davenport am Miss Josephine Behrend of Chicago returned to their homes Monday morning after a week's visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Kelso. Mrs Kelso returned to Davenport with Mrs Peters and will visit there a week. Richard Behrends who came from Chicago with the guests will remain here for a longer visit. Michael King of Shelby, Montana, accompanied by his niece, Wilma Leeh- ney of Iowa City were visiting at the home of Mrs. Thomas McDonnell last week. Mr. King had been at Iowa City visiting with his and Mrs. McDonnell's father, Martin King, at Iowa City, who is ninety-two years of age and is very 111. Zlta McDonnell returned to Iowa City with the guests and will remain and take care of her grandfather. Minister teaves— Rev. and Mrs. E. T. Oerkln returned last week Monday evening from Storm Lake, where they attended the annual conference of the Methodist church. On Tuesday evening a large number of then- friends gathered at the church parlor to enjoy then* companionship once more before taking their leave. The evening was spent In visiting and playing games. Refreshments were served at the close of the evening. They were presented with a purse as a token of remembrance from their Fenton friends. Rev. Gerklii has been pastor here for the last four years and they have made many warm friends who will regret seeing them leave. Rev. Gerkin was an ever ready and willing worker in all community affairs and took great Interest in the young people and their work. He was the active leader for some time of the Boy Scouts which he organized. During the past year his health has failed rapidly. He loved the work in the ministry, and was deeply grieved when he realized he must give it up. A van from Sioux City came Wednesday and moved their household effects to that place where they will store them until them have decided where they make their future home. They Intend to leave shortly for Sioux City and will visit with then- daughter, Lala, and other friends after which they will go to Seattle, Washington, where their son, Virgil, resides. If they like it there they will no doubt make it their permanent home. Larkin Osborn will accompany them on theii' trip west. The trip will .be made In Rev. Gerkin's car and Larkin will be the chauffeur. Girls' Glee Club— The music instructor, Miss Gilbert, now has the girls' glee club fully organized. The senior girls are: Marjorie Bailey, Veneta Voigt, Allse Han- tleman, Lorena Dreyer and Maxine Weisbrod who will act as pianist. The Juniors are: Alma Pederson, Ella Dreyer, Anna Reimers, Lucile Weisbrod, Bertha Huskamp, Marlys Jensen, Helen Radig, Alma Krueger and Clara Menke. The sophomores are: Kathleen Lindsey, Verde.ll Lauritzen, Leona Borchart, Lucile Theesefield, Mildred Leudtke, Sldonia Bierstedt, Clara Gramenz, Marie Miller and Alvina Dreyer. The freshman girls will not be included In this semester. Officers of the club are: president, Maxine Weisbrod; vice president Alice Hantleman; secretary and treasurer, Marjorie Bailey. Sophs Entertain— The new members of the school faculty and the sixteen members of the freshman class were entertained by the sophomores at the annual initiation of the freshmen a week ago Friday night. The freshmen were compelled to do all kinds of stunts. The new teachers are Misses Mabel Brandt, Lillian Rasmussen, Martha Gilbert and Nettie Wels- brod and Principal E. D. White. The old members of the faculty were also invited guests. The freshmen members are Lola Warner, Hazel Weisbrod, Ardis Voigt, Margaret S'tephenson, Virginia Frank, Marie Schallin, Barbara Randall, Matilda Runke, Verona Radig, Rhoda Frost, Edwin Luedtke, Ferdinand Mlttag, Leo Kramer, Raymond Zwiefel, August Meyers and Lloyd Cornelius. Visit to Huron.— Superintendent and Mrs. G, D. Bel- Mr. and Mrs. P. E. weisbrod and son, Wallace, of Emmetsburg, Mrs. Emma Curry and Mrs. Kae Newel were entertained at the P. J. Welsbrod home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Myron Alderson left the latter part of last week for Lexington, Missouri, to visit the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Legate and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Janssen and daughter, El Jean, of Slbley spent Saturday night and Sunday at the Harry Haftse home. The Janssens are former residents of this place. Miss Marjorie Kleinhexal left Saturday by way of Enunetsburg for an over Sunday visit with her sister at Sioux City. Enroute home she stopped brlef^ ly at her home In Archer. The bridge club was entertained last Thursday evening in the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Welsbrod. Mrs. P. H. Jensen won high score, Refreshments were served after the game. Clyde Humphrey and assistants are tearing down the old porch on the east side of the Herman Krause residence. It will be enlarged and Inclosed. The south porch will also be remodeled. The primary department of the M. E. church held promotion exercises on Sunday. A class of ten were promoted to the first year junior department and were presented with Bibles Mrs. William Laken went to Estherville last week Friday to take treatments at the Coleman hospital, where she recently underwent a minor operation. She returned home Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Newel were en- ertained at the J. F. Newel home, on Sunday, in honor of Mrs. F. P. Newel's birthday. Rev. J. A. Snyder of Belmond was also a dinner guest of the Newels. Mr. and Mrs. John Boevers and their daughter, Helen, and son, Frederick, of Galena, Illinois, arrived Saturday afternoon at the Philip Weisbrod home.. Mr. Boevers i s a brother of Mrs. Welsbrod and Henry Boevers. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Laurttzen entertained in honor of the former's birth"day Sunday, Mr. Lauritzen's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. August Dietz and son, Gordon of Fairmont and their and Mrs. SHOE Co. Footwear for Men, Women, Children Two New Styles^ We are here showing the exact cuts of two new styles that have just arrived. Now is the opportune time to supply yourself with footwear, as the size ranges are complete at this time. Prices Low Our prices are low and reasonable for quality footwear. "WINDSOR TIE" A QC tO 7 CA Java Brown Kid, Llzzard trim- **.O*J I »vM med. Military HeeL "We are pleased to show them." I • i "ALTERA PUMP" Black Mat Calf, with Snake Trim, New Pump Last. Mrs. James Armstrong and daughter of Des Molnes Is visiting her mother, Mrs. Josephine Sharp this week. Work of grading the road north of the C. L. Phelps corner was started Monday and will be graveled later. Mr. and Mrs. L. Olson and children drove to Humboldt Sunday and spent ' the day with Mrs. Miss Ruth Hodgson Olsen's mother. presented her ken and Principal and Mrs. E. D. White were guests of Superintendent and Mrs. Hart of Bancroft, who entertained the schoolmasters of the county at Bancroft Saturday evening. Mrs. O. J. Ranney and son, Arlo, drove to Marshall, Minnesota, last Friday for a visit at the home of Mr. Ranney's sister, Mrs. Vernon Tubbs and family. On Saturday they went to Huron, South Dakota, to visit Mr. Ranney's brother, Frank and family. The Frank Ran- neys were former residents here. They returned home Sunday evening. Election of Officers— The Methodist Sunday School board held their annual election of afficers at the church last week Monday evening. ' daughter and husband, Mr. Carl Wolfe of Latimer. Rev. and Mrs. E. T. Gerkin spent Friday'visiting friends in Corwith. On Saturday they drove to Spirit Lake for a visit with Rev. Ge^kin's sisters, and this week Monday they spent the day with friends in Estherville. In a recent letter from Miss Verona Welsbrod, who is attending her first year at Coe College, she stated she had pledged the Kappa Delta sorority. She is also doing volunteer work In the Y. W. C. A. by teaching music Mrs. H. C. Lindsey left Sunday via Fairmont for Hanley Falls, Minnesota where she was summoned by the serious enty-s— „ _ had a second stroke of paralysis, the one having occurred about six years ago. Mrs. Elmer Weisbrod accompanied Miss Martha Gilbert to Garner last Friday evening where she will visit with her sister, Mrs. Carl Suckow and family. From there she will go to Klemme Sunday for a visit with- other relatives and also to attend the dedication of the new Methodist church at that place. Miss Selma Meyers accompanied Dr. W. D. Andrews of Algona to Kirksville, Missouri, last week Friday where she will submit to' a sinus operation at the A. B. O. hospital. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs, August Meyers and brother, W. H. Meyers, left Monday morning for the same place to be with her for a few days. Rev. J. A. Snyder and son, Warren, drove over from Belmond Sunday, Rev. Snyder took charge of the morning service at the M. E. church. He intends to move his family here this week Wednesday. The parsonage is undergoing a thorough cleaning.. Some interior painting and varnishing is being done by O. S. Warner and it will piano pupils at Tltonka In a recital at the Methodist church Thusrday evening. L R Daniels Is painting the barn and' other buildings on the E. G. Ducharme farm, which is now occupied by the C. E. Moore family. The Woman's club held their first meeting of the season at the home of Mrs A. H. Meinzer Monday night. The program consisted of a circus day. F L Pratt took his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Pratt, to St. Paul Saturday where they will visit Mrs. Celesta Porter and Mr. and Mrs. Win Stahl. Mr. and Mrs. H. G. A. Bewick were to Freeport, Illinois, Sunday by ms illness of Mrs. Sewick's who is ninety-two years of The following o'fficers were elected: superintendent, Mrs. Carrie Voigt; assistant superintendent, L. J. Weisbrod; secretary, Ed. Schlei; treasurer, H. P. Welsbrod; primary superintendent, Mrs. ^^ _ _ E. A. Weisbrod; assistant primary sup- beB Jn readiness to receive the new erintendent, Mrs. E. A. Weisbrod; missionary superintendent, Mrs. John Light; cradle roll superintendent, Mrs. Chas. Welsbrod; home department superintendent, Mrs. C. F. Ruske, pianist, Maxine Weisbrod. Family Reunion— Mr. and Mrs. Henry Boevers entertained at their home Sunday at a fam- ly reunion in honor of the former's brother and family who are visiting here from Illinois. The following guests were present: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bet- ,ln and children of Burt, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Boevers of West Bend; Mr. and Mrs Joe Boevers and two children of Galena, Illinois; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Seinbach and family and Mrs. Carrie Voigt and children, Ardis and Gerald, and Mr. and Mrs. Philip Weisbrod and Wayne Alderson'. Four-H Club Met— The Fenton Forwards Four-H club met at the home of Lorena and Ella Dreyer last week Saturday afternoon. Roll call was answered by giving your ideas regarding the new styles. A talk on the Four-H club uniform was given by Alice Dreyer. who also told of Mrs. Patterson's trip to the state fair. Each one contributed ideas on the change of styles. Sixteen members and one visitor were present. Refreshments were served. The next meeting will be at the home of Clara Gramenz on October 25. Mrs. Harry Haas and Verdell Lauritzen were shoppers in Fairmont Saturday of last week. Misses Frances Bailey and Viola Light, teachers at Britt spent the week end at their parental homes. Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Whitlow and children of Swea City were Sunday guests at the Frank Bailey home. Mrs. William Alderson submitted to a rupture operation at he Kossuth hospital In Algona last week Wednesday morning. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Wolfe and their daughter, Edith, and Mr. and Mrs. T. N. McFall were Sunday dinner guests at the Frank McFall home. Miss Irene Newel who is a teacher in junior high at Belmond this year, epent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Newel. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Newel and family and Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Johnson were entertained at the LeRoy Newel home In Hartley Sunday. mother, age. The Carl Bahllng family were at Greenfield, Iowa, where they attended the funeral of a niece of Mrs. Bahling, a young lady of seventeen who died of cancer. family when they arrive. ciety was the M. E. church parlors, ing was opened with a song. This was followd by prayer by Mrs. H. P. Wels- brod, Mrs. W. A. Weisbrod read a story entitled, "An Investment of Twenty Dollars." Mrs. A. H. Meyers read a letter from Janet L-Ho, a missionary from Fu Chow, China. Hostesses were Mrs. C. F. Ruske and Mrs .Elmer Weisbrod. BURT NEWS. Carley Olson began tiling for Marie Grover Monday. Everett Pannkuk is now running the beet dump at Titonka.X Mrs. W. T. Bourne spent Saturday at the home of Dr. W. T. Peters. E. F. Ducharrne of Cowrie called at the C. E. Moore home Monday. Mrs. Lillian Zeigler left last week for Garj'. Indiana, on business. The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid is planning to have a bazaar November 21. The C. L. Phelps family were released from quarantine for scarlet fever on Saturday 1 . Mrs. C. S. Coffin entertained the sewing circle at her home on Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. John Crawford of Webster City spent toe week end here at the J. H. Graham home. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Mann, and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Brace drove to Tuttle Lake Sunday. Mr. and Mrs Lewis Larsen, and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Larsen were at Mason City last Thursday. Mrs. Marie Johnstone of Estherville was an over Sunday guest of her sister, Mrs. Gus Thaves, Mrs. P. L. Dremmel went to Rolfe on Friday, where she will visit with Mr. and Mrs. Orville Harr. A number of Odd Fellows and Rebe- kahs attended a booster meeting at Wesley Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Thorsen went to Ellsworth Saturday to attend the funeral of Mr. Thorson's cousin. Lue Mellza left Saturday night for Iowa City where he entered the hospital for treatment .-AHe has been laid up for several weeks and wos obliged to go on crutches for some time. Merwyn Graham accompanied his uncle, August Strom of Algona to Waterloo, where they attended a Woodmen's camp. They also attended the dairy cattle congress while there. Mrs Arthur Bernhardt, Mrs. W. E Brace and Mrs. C. B. Chipman enter tained the Ladies' Aid at the church Wednesday. About thirty were present and they tied a comfort for Mrs. Anderson. Rev. and Mrs. M. E. Seltz and two daughters of Atlantic visited friends here last Wednesday. Rev. Seltz was pastor of the German Lutheran church here for several years before going to Atlantic. Sunday was rally day at the M. E church and all are to bring dinners and a picnic dinner will be enjoyed by all. A program has been prepared. Rev Hulse of Algona will give an address in the afternoon. Clayton Schrader has been hired to carry the mail on the star route from Burt to Elmore. A number of bids were sent in but Mr. Schrader being the the lowerst was given the route and began his duties last Thursday. Mrs. Ella Patterson and Miss Hazel Patterson returned to their home at Marathon Sunday after spending the week at the home of Rev. J. E. Clifton. The former is Mrs. Clifton's mother and the latter is her sister. Mrs. W. T. Trainer was called to Sparta, Wisconsin, last Friday to the home of her son, Hollls. A brother- in-law of Hollis had shot and his parents were away on a trip and could not be located at that time. Ada Schwletert, a junior in the Burt high school, won the free scholarship- in piano given by Miss Ruth Hodgson, local piano teacher. The judges were R. Timmel, Miss Overgaard, Miss Helen Johnstone, and Superintendent Donald Weir. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ringsdorf and Mrs. Elizabeth Ringsdorf spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Martlnek near Sexton. Grandma Ringsdorf went to visit Mrs. Martinek's mother, Mrs. Cooper, who Is .ninety-two years old. Her friends gave her a post card shower on her birthday. The following program will be given at the parent-teachers' meeting on Thursday evening: readings selected by Algona talent; music by the Burt girls' glee club;and Mrs. Lura Sand- ders of Algona will tell of her personal experiences of prison life while her msband was warden at the Fort Madlon prison. Word was received here Sunday of he death of Levi Matthews of Erie, Illinois. Mr. Matthews was visiting at the home of his daughter and died suddenly while on the street. Mr. Matt- news will be remembered by many here as he dug the big dredge ditch in Portland township about twenty years ago. Loren Matthews died about a , vear ago. He was found unconscious In i ils car and died a short time later at a ] hospital without gaining consciousness. The Burt township farm bureai ladles held their first organization" meeting at the home of Mrs. E. Staley last Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Wessels wa« present and plans for the year's work were made and the follow-3 ing officers and' co-operators elected i*, chairman, Edna Staley; vice chairman, Mrs. W. A. Peters; secretary, Mrs..?, Merle Richards; publicity, Mrs. F L.. f Ryerson; co-operator for district one,. Mrs. Louis Scott; district two, Mrs. », Paul Kriethe; district three, Mrs. Leo-' Bush; dlstrict'four, Mrs. Amy Schmidt; district five, Mrs. Carl Bahllng; dls- •.'< trict six, Mrs. George Boettcher; dis- t * trict, seven, Mrs. Gene Hofius; district-^ eight, Mrs. Merle Richards; district j$-, ( nine, Mrs. W. A. Peters. "** D. D. Sparks was at Crystal Lakef last week Wednesday on business. The R. E. Morgan family reached* home the fore part of last week aftesP/' a two weeks' vacation, visiting relativ and fishing in Minnesota. The C. L. Heiserodt, Harry Sabin anda John Johnson family and Mrs. Stellal Sabin of Algona were visitors at the® j F. D. Solomon home in Spencer, &&' " tending church services. The Ladles' Aid society mbt la*. week Wednesday with Mrs. A. E. Clay? */i ton. A large number was present. next meeting is to be held October with Mrs. Robert Runchey. At Call Theatre Get Acquainted with SKELGAS One complete talkie film will be shown with each show for one week beginning Tuesday,J)ct. 14 Farmers General Store R. O. BJUSTROM, Prop. Hobarton, Iowa; Phone 1F11

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