The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 22, 1930 · Page 1
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The Upper Des Moines-Republican, October 22,1930 Walter Sir 1th of Sw°a City was in . Algona on business Thursday. George Markla of Burt was a business visitor in Algona Monday. Dave Lynch was down from Swea City on business Monday. Banker W. Scott Hanna of LuVerne was a caller in Algona on Monday ol this week. Banker E. F. Rahm of St. Benedict was a business visitor in Algona Monday. C. P. Finn of Gerled was looktug 1 after business matters in Algona on Thursday. L. M. Merritt, the funeral director, was confined to his home several days 'this week with quinsy. Fred Schallin, who is employed at the Kohlhaas Brothers' garage, is laid up with an infected hand. Banker Jerry Sullivan |, of Ledyard was a business visitor ini.Algona> yesterday. *'•••;! Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hike of Arnold's Park were visiting relatives here the latter part of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Marc Moore came over from Mason City and spent the week • end with relatives. Dr. C. D. Schaap spent the week end at his home in Sheldon visiting his mother who was in the hosp'tal in that city. Mr. and Mrs. Abner Long spent several days last week at Grinnell. visiting their daughter, Doris, who is in college theie. Work is being done on the Galbraith building next to the Bloom store, making it ready for occupancy by trie Council Oak store. Henry Mason went to Mapleton Tuesday to attend the funeral of his nephew, Orvllle Gllbertson, whose home wa s at Varina. Mrs. Lichty, nee Marie Peugnet, is visiting her father, Amie Peugnet and her aunt, Miss Lettie Mktson. Mrs. Lichty's home is In St. Louis. O. K. Romsted, who is employed by H. R. Cowan & Son, contrp.ccorM, has been unable to work for the past few days as the result of running a nail in his foot. 1 Father T. J. Davern and Father P. P. Gearen of V*hittemore took ill the St. Mary's-Trinlty prep football gaiiie at Emmetsburg Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Laldley and small daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Laidley and children of Estherville were Sunday guests at the Howard Vinson home. Miss Loretta Howie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Howie, is making a fine record in the Mankato Commercial College, where she is taking a complete secretarial course. William Keneflck spent the week end in Des Moines visiting and he also took in the Drake-Grinnell football game which was played Friday night in the Drake stadium. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Fuller left on Tuesday evening for their home in San Diego, California, after visiting with lelatives here and in Michigan the past few months. Word has been received of the birth of a nine pound son to Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hertig at Maquoketa, Iowa, where Mr. Hertig is employed as assistant manager in the Graham Bros, store. Mr. and Mrs. A. Hutchison and daughter, Dorothy, drove to Cedar Rapids Saturday. Mrs. Hutchison and Dorothy remained for a visit at the home of their son, Donald, but Mr. Hutchison returned home Monday. Rev. Seward of Laurens was calling on Algona friends Monday. Rev. Seward was pastor of the Algona Methodist church several years and has many friends here. He says they like Laurens and he is enjoying his work there. Coach Aubrey Bonham, Dean Sparks and Merrill Parsons drove to Ames on Saturday and witnessed the Cyclones go down In defeat before the Corn- huskers of Nebraska In a very exciting football game which ended 14 to 12 in favor of Nebraska. Mr. and Mrs. Troy Holt were week end visitors with relatives at Fort Dodge. Their visit was to see an uri- ile of Mrs. Holt who was there from Missouri. It is interesting to hear of his report of the gas piping which is Is being laid from the fields in Texas to Mason City. Several rods of piping is being laid through his land in Missouri. mmlCift BULOm WATCH MISS LIBERTY Smartly engraved case and flexible link bracelet set with simulated sapphires or emer* aids. Time tested 15 jewel Bulova movement $-3050 MADELINE—A beautlftilly en movement, latest style flexible raved new Bulova. duat-tite caw, IS jewel ar link band tISTEN IN ON BULOVA RADIO TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS F. W. Wehler & Co. Jewelers & Optometrists Stop! Look! Listen! A Beautiful 40 Piece Dinner Set with each guaranteedCir/ culating Heater or Parlor Furnace. Price .50 - $79.50 Farmers General Store Hobarton « Phone 1F11 Fred Wehler was 111 with the flu several days last week and confined to his home. Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Stokes drove to Rockford, Sunday and spent the day visiting with friends. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Becker went to Sioux City Saturday to visit Mrs. Becker's mother, Mrs. Otto. E. J. Murtagh and James McDonald spent a day at North Spirit Lake last week fishing, with fair success. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rath of the Good Hope neighborhood drove to Spencer Sunday and spent the day with friends. Donald Dewel returned the first of the week from Iowa City where he had spent the week end visiting university friends. Mr. and Mrs .Howard Hoenk spent Sunday at Emmetsburg with Mrs. Hoenfc's parents, Mi-, and Mrs. Joe Martini. Mr. and Mrs. .M. K. Anderson of Thompson and Mrs. Susan Nelson of Minneapolis visited at the Oliver Moe home last week. One marriage license was issued this week. It was to Edner Olson of Buffalo, Minnesota, and Helen Crandall of Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Long left on Monday for Rochester where Mr. Long will consult specialists in regard to treatment for his throat. Mrs. Art Sorensen and Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Hertig of Buffalo Center were in Algona Saturday, shopping and visiting friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Chrlstensen and Mrs. Chas. Barrlckman drove to Chicago the first of the week for a visit, and to look after business matters. Mr. and Mrs. ;Fred Efwtfholomew 1 , Mr. and Mrs. George Miller and George's brother, Dolph, are fishing this week in northern Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs. George Good of Spirit Lake spent the week end in Algona visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Good and Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Benson. The many friends of Mrs. O. Madson will be plad to hear that she is much improved after the illness which has kept her confined to her home for so many weeks'this fall. Mrs. A. C. Willey was chosen president and Mrs. George Holtzbauer, secretary and treasurer of the Rosiry and Altar society of the Catholic church at a recent meeting. Miss Ruth E. Penwall, Christian Americanization missionary for. Iowa and other middle western states and MJss Agnes Compton of Mason City spent Saturday at the George Hofius home. K. D. James and Al Falkenhainer drove to Sioux City Tuesday to attend a druggists' convention which was being held there that day. Similar conventions are being held over the, state this week. Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Lathrop and Mdredith and Frank, and Mri and Mrs. Loren Minkler attended a family picnic Sunday at the home of Mrs. Lathrop's sister, Mrs. J. L. Johnson near Humboldt. Tom Braden of Dubuque was a business visitor in Algona Tuesday of this week. Mr: Braden is agency manager of the Northwestern. Mutual Insurance Company of which W. J. O'Brien is the 'local representative. Mr. and Mrs. A. Hutchison and their daughter, Dorothy, left Friday for Cedar Bapids_for a visit with their son and brother, Donajd. Mr. Hutchison returned home Monday but the others remained for a longer visit. Mrs. Oliver Moe returned home last week from a two weeks' visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Groves in Forest City. Mrs. Moe is a sister of Mr. Groves. While there she attended their silver wedding anniversary. George M. Hofius left in his car Tuesday for Milwaukee to attend the fortieth annual convention of the Outdoor Advertising Association, which Is being held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week. The sessions are held in the Milwaukee auditorium. W. B. Quarton came home Sunday from St. Louis, where he had spent a week attending the national Dairy Cattle Congress. Mr. Quarton has attended twenty out of the twenty-four Dairy Cattle congresses that have been lield. There were about 1500 cattle ex- iiibited this year. Dr. and Mrs. Harry Jenkinson and son returned to their home in Iowa City Wednesday of last week after a visit of a few days with the doctor's brother, Glen, who is in the hospital recovering from a broken leg received when he fell from the roof of his aoreh a week or ten days ago. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Harig are receiving the congratulations of their many friends on the arrival of their first child, a handsome little girl who arrived at their home last Thursday morning. Mr. and Mrs. S. E. McMah- pn attained the distinction of grandparents upon the arrival of the little Stranger, who has been named Elizabeth Ann. The Walter Johnson home is quarantined with the scarlet fever. The Johnsons have two children, Helen and Ellen, who are twins. Ellen Is the only one who at present has the disease. The twins are about seven years old and are in the third grade. Walter, who is employed at the Helberg garage, is staying at the home of his uncle, Victor Johnson. Mrs. Lura Sanders, city librarian, and Miss Ella P. Thompson came home Saturday from St. Paul where they had been since Tuesday attending the library convention of the five states, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, and North and South Dakota. While in St. Paul, Miss Thompson called on Helen Starr, former Algona girl, who has recently been chosen head librarian at the James J. Hill reference library in St. Paul. Bowl for HEALTH HUB Recreation Parlor Algona, Iowa 17-29 Undertaker L. M. Merritt was under the weather most of last week with nn attack of quinsy. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Norman weie called to Austin. Minnesota, today by the death of Velma Wibbenf the four year old niece of Mrs. Norman, who died Monday. Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Puller left Tuesday for their home in San Diego, Cali- 'nrnia, after a visit of two or three- months at the home of Mr. Puller's daughter, Mrs. Hazel Dalziel and with other relatives. Elmer Hartshorn is starting up a new barber shop underneath Bloom's store. He was until recently located under the County Savings Bank bidding. Elmer is a good barber and no doubt will do a good business. Mr. and Mrs Theo. Ooeders plan to leave Tuesday for California, where they will spend the winter at Long Beach. They are making the tilp in their car which will be driven by their grand nephew, Ted Goecle/s of Cylinder. Mrs. B. P. Reed left last week for Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where she will visit her son, Fay, for a time before going to the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. A. Stewart to spend the winter. Mr. and Mrs. Stewart came after her and took her to Sioux Falls. Miss Ann Murtagh spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Murtagh. Ann is teaching in the Woodbine public schools. She brought home Miss Harriett Thurston of Virginia, Minnesota, who Is also teaching in Woodbine. Dr. and Mrs. W. R. Laird and son, Ray, of Sioux Falls spent from Friday to Sunday with his mother, Mrs. Ella Laird. Ray is one of the leading business men in Sioux Falls. His many Algona friends are always glad to see him come back to Algona for visits. Paul Keneflck spent Monday in Algona on his way from Fairfield to Iic<v Hampton. He I s now emolovcd as bi'iMng agent for the Universal Pro•.cuing Company of Fairfield This is a widely known company which tJ^r> on home talent plays. Paul's work wili take him over a greater part of the country. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Schmld 1 ; of Sioux City were guests from Saturday until Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Holmes. Mrs. Holmes and Mrs. Schmidt are old friends. The Schmidts have been In the grocery business at Sioux City, but recently sold out, and have not yet made definite plans for locating. County Clerk Orton has begun the excavations for his home which is bo- ing built on the acreage he purchased some time ago in a part of what was once known as "Call's Woods." His property lies on the west side of the south bridges and will make a nice location for a suburban home. E. W. Van Dorstan of Armstrong wag in Algona today and made the oiiice a pleasant call. Mr. and Mrs. Van Dor- stan plan to leave before long for Florida, where they will spend the winter. They have been spending the winters in either California or Florida for sv in either California or Florida for several years. 1 Among the visitors to the Legion | and Auxiliary convention in Ateona today were Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Springer anrj Mrs. Mary Anderson from Boxholm. Mr. Springer is publisher of the Boxholm News and adjutant of the American Legion Post. Mrg. Springer is county chairman of tjie., Legion Auxiliary of Boone county. Mr. an<j Mrs. W. S. Rawitzer of Grand Forks, North Dakota, are the parents of a baby girl who arrived about two weaks ago. Mrs. Rawitzer will be remembered here as Miss Fva Pixler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Pixler. The Rawitzerg recently moved from Evanston, Illinois, to Grand Porks. They have one other child, a b™' three years of pee. Mr. and Mrs A. L. Long came home Sunday from a little trip which took them to Grinnell for the Grinnell- Drake football game Friday and to the Iowa-Purdue game on Saturday at Towa Citv. Their daughter, Doris, who is a student at Grinnell, accompanied them to Iowa City. Sunday they visited Mrs. Long's sister, Miss Ruth Jackson, w lx o is pttencnn? Iowa State Teacher's College at Cedar Falls. Frank Kohlhaas, his sister, Diana, and K. L. Kohlhaas returned home last Saturday from Sigourney where they had frone on Thursday to attend the funeral of an aunt of Frank and his sister, Mrs. Matt Koch. Mrs. Koch, who was seventy-four years of age at the time of hr-r death, was a sister of Mrs. Casper Kohlh-"", Krs. Marearet Kohlhaas anrl Mrs. Mike Brass, all of Sherman township. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wernert and daughter, Margaret, of Norton, Kansas, left Monday for Dubuque after visiting Algona relatives for some time. They came to attend the Golden Jubilee of the St. Cecelia's Catholic church. At Dubuque they will visit Mrs Mary Sweeney, sister of Mr. Wernert. Sunday the out of town visitors and the Misses Carrie and Christine Wernert drove to Pocahontas to visit friends. Mrs. Clarence Pannkuk visited Algona friends briefly last week. Clarence has recently been made manager of the Ford garage at Fairmont, where the family has been living the pa;t several years. At one time lie was employed in the Ford garage here, under Frank Mann, who was then the; owner here. Later the Pannkuks moved to Humboldt and soon after that to Fairmont. Friends of the familv will be glad to learn of Mr. Pannkuk'.s successful career and steady progress. Mrs. Frank Vorn lias received word of the death nf her brother-in-law. Orville GilbPt'tson, who is n well known barber at Varina. Mr. Gllberlson was married to Mrs. Vera's sister, Nora 7Ia- •Tfin of Titonka. The yotin<; couole had been married but four months. Tliev have been makim? their home at Varinn since their marriacve. Mr. Oil- bertsnn was ill the past. Week, and his condition did not improve, he went to Hie hospital in Esthorville. There it was discovered he had a ruptured tin- ocnrlix, and nnngrene set in xnnn after the operation. Friends of the families here arc sorrv to learn of hi.s untimely death. The deceased was a vonn;; man of about thirtv years of aK«. Burial was made TuerUay at Mapleton. ii Reduction in Price ON EVERY ITEM IN THE STORE Kraft-Misbach Co. The tremendous selling of the first ten days serves only to make room and permit the unpacking of manycases of new goods which we sought to return to manufacturers and placing them on display. Notwithstanding the record breaking sale, the display and choice is at its best and everything can now be seen, many of the best suits were still unpacked until today. 400Men'sSuitstoSelectFrom Not an out of date one in this stock priced at $14.50, $18.75, $23.75 and $27.50 THAT FREE SUIT CONTEST OPEN UNTIL SATURDAY NIGHT Every suit not having the proper width leg goes on the bargain counter at $9.50, including H. S. & M. and Curlee._ 400 pairs odd pants to go with your old suits. Come and look leisurely. You won't be urged. Ask any person who has looked. Many of the shrewdest citizens have bought two and some cases three suits. There's a reason. Come and look. KRAFT-MISBACH CO. SUNDAY SCHOOL MEETING AT SWEA Kossuth County Sunday School Convention to be Held October 24. MEETING AT THE BAPTIST CHURCH. Former Fenton Man Dead Reporter: Just as we f:<> to press wo learned that A. W. Haase, for manv <'enrs a resident of this neighborhood but now a resident of Fairmont, died at his home Tuesday nk'ht after a very short illness. This will be shocking news to his manv Fenton friends. We are without further particulars at this time. Sincere sympathy is extended to the bereaved family. Reports of Officers to be Made. Covered Dish Luncheon at Noon. Session to Last All Day. The Kossuth County Sunday School convention will be held at the Baptist church in Swea City, Friday, October 24. A good sized delegation from Algona is expected to attend. The program for the day Is as follows: Convention theme, "Facing the Task That Jesus Left." Morning 1 . 9:00—Registration committee under direction of county secretary. 9:15—Devotional period led by Rev. Semans, Swea City. 9:30—Opening Address, "Facing the Task that Jesus Left.'—O. G. Herbrecht. 10:30—The presidents' period. President's report. Secretary-treasurer's report. 10:50—Divisional conference. Children's division—Mrs. Wm. Weis- jrod, Fenton. Young people's division—Rev. Clif;on, Burt. Adult division—Rev. S. M. Gladstone, Lone Rock. Administrative division—Rev. Weaver, Swea City. 11:40—Reassembly. Appointment of committees!; viz. nominating, business. Announcements. 12:00—Adjourned for lunch. Note—All those who will attend sire •equested to bring a covered dish with sandwiches and lunch will be eaten together in the Baptist hall. Also bring your own dishes. Afternoon Session. 1:30—Devotional period led by Mrs. J. C. Skow, Wesley. 1:45—Experience period. Building the Primary Department, Mrs. Weisbrod. A Worker's conference program that attracted, Rev. Weaver. How to Conduct a Successful Con-, lest, Rev. Semans. Leadership Training, Rev. Johnson, Lakota. 2:45—Address, "The Force of ReH- Eiou.s Education." Mrs. O. G. Hcr- biecht. 3:45—Special music. 3:50—Announcements and adjournment. Young People's Itully. 7:00—YOIIIIR; People's baciuel 50c per plate, in M. E. church basement. This will lie an Informiil .serial hour with lo'.s of sinTiin? and plenty of pep. Also special music. f!:00—Address, "The Challenge of Christian Education," O. G. Her- biwht. Note: Pusiors are remin.steil to plwe inform Rev. Weaver of the number of persons who will alt end the banquet bv Thursday. Oe'ober 2:ird. Thi': is verv import'.int. Belter telephone, as mail. •:i;rvic'i; is very uiic.'ertain. Buttermakers to Meet in Algona. Section six of the Iowa Buttermak- ers' association will hold a meeting in Algona Thursday, October 23. This section extends from the Minnesota state line as far south and west as Manson and as far cast as Wesley. The buttermakers will hold their meeting In the Algona creamery and their wives will meet at the home of Albert Granzow where a picnic supper will be served after the meeting. Otto Kloock of Whittemore is president of the association and Viggo Kiilsholm of Wesley is secretary. Whittemore Boy in an Auto Accident. Whittemore, October 21. Special: William Weir met with an auto accl- way to Algona. Whe nnear the dent Sunday evening whllb on his| way to Algona. When near the Hobarton corner he met a car which had lights that blinded him. The Weir car went Into the ditch and turned over twice, almost completely wrecking it. Young Weir was accompanied by Arnold Hilbert, who received a badly injured hand. He was taken to a • hospital in Algona and his hand was dressed. Weir escaped Injury. Don't Follow the Crowd Whenever prices start to climb, Most people think it's buying time; And they seldom want to sell , ' Until prices fall pell-mell. This rule we would suggest to you; Never follow the crowd on through. The time to buy is on the. low, When the crowd is buying you go slow. The Iowa State Bank has watched the trend; You cannot on the crowd depend, Iowa State Bank Algona, Iowa (Ji An Auto Accident Near Lakota Thursday. Lakota, October 21. Special: An auto accident occurred north of town last Thursday when; No. IB joins No. U. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fellows of Mason City were in one ear und Walter Kn- lelci of Vernon Center was in the other. It was raining- quite hard and Mr. Eniiekl, not seeing the other car, .struck it broadside. Mrs. Fellows who was quite, badly injured, was brought to town by J. E. Smith and taken to the office of Dr. R. Williams, who dressed the wounds. She was later taken to a hospital at Mason City. LADIES\ CHOICE' Besides beii\cf to The PQCAhQMTAS Is tl\e \osl oi\if\e Tly. T --lopJ 1FW1. For TK<?, Hon\e ANp RECOMMEND- Botsford Lumber Co. M. J. Pool, Manager Algona, Iowa.

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