The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 24, 1930 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 24, 1930
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The Upper Des Moiaes-ftepublican, December 31,1930 WHUTEMOBE NEWSJ her home Sclunltt ' Jr - is 111 at his with an attack of tonsiiHMs. Peter Mossbach has been Indisposed the past week with an attack of the flu. °^ lncrfc has been 111 at his northwest of town the past few days. Joseph Walters who has been very p the past few weeks, Is not much Improved. Arthur Mueller of the Fenton neigh- Bdrhood Is suffering with an attack of the small pox. Elsie Farrell came from Chicago to spend the holidays with her mother, Mrs. Thomas McDonnell. Henry Geelan, who has been 111 with the flu for the past few weeks Is again able to be out and about town. Miss Edna McDonnell of Sioux City visited Christmas day with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. P. McDonnell. Miss Edith Rlngler, who Is employed hi Milwaukee spent Christmas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Rlng- ler. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rousch are entertaining Evelyn Sanlter and her brother of Wtttertown, Wisconsin this week. Augusta Haag Is here from Center- Yille, South Dakota, to spend the holidays with her mother, Mrs. Peter Haag, Sr. IWllllam Miller of Guttenberg Is visiting at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Peter Haag, Jr. He was accompanied By his nephew, Ray Kregel. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Elbert will entertain their five hundred club at a watch party Wednesday evening at then* home In Lottos Creek township. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Gosgrlff and daughter and the Misses Alice and Mary Gosgrlff, all of Clarence, are the guests at tho Dr. J. W. McCreery and Harve Dalley homes. Miss Esther Wagner Is here from Chicago to spend the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wagner. Esther Is taking a nurses' training course In that city. Paul Smith, Mrs. Ansll Conarlty (Carmel Smith) and Miss Minnie Ryan drove out from Chicago Wednesday and visited until Sunday in the Dr. L. B. Smith home. Mrs. James O'Brien returned to her home last Tuesday after Submitting to an operation three weeks ago. Her scores of friends are glad that she Is gradually regaining her health. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Marshall and son, Buddy Wolever of Whiting and Mr. and Mrs. George Dahlke and children of Manson were guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Weir on Christmas day. Fred Fehr. who lives at West Bend Was so unfortunate 'as to lose the thumb and first finger of his left hand when his hand slipped into a saw while cutting wood at the George Besch farm soufch of town. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Johnson of Baltimore, Maryland, have been guests at the home of Mrs. Johnson's broth* era, clem and James Hogan. The Johnson family lived In Whittemore at one time about ten years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Timothy O'Brien and daughter, Joyce, are her from Lawler to spend the holidays with their mother, Mrs. James O'Brien. On Saturday the O'Briens went to Spencer and visited over Sunday with friends. A surprise shower was given last Friday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wagner in honor of their daughter, Mrs. Fred Schallin of Algeria, whose marriage was recently anonunced. Cards were played at five tables and high prize was won by Viola Heller. Ella Voight received the Consolation prize. Mrs. Schallin received many beautiful gifts. When John Schaller and his family were coming to town they collided with a car driven by 8. M. Savage of Mason City at the corner a mile north ol (town. Both cars were bady damaged. Mr. Savage was traveling west and was accompanied by his wife and his mother. The occupants of both cars were bruised and hurt and were brought to the hospital where then- injuries were attended. Mr. and Mrs. Harve Higley and Mr. and Mrs. William Kelly and daughter, Guinevere were at Mason City Christmas, called ithere by the death of their niece, Mrs. Edln Melsh. Mrs. Melsh was formerly Mary Higley and is well known to many Whlttemore people as her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sid Higley, lived here for a time a few years ago. Her untimely death is regretted by all A baby son, who was born a few days before, proceeded its mother in death. Announcements have been received in Whlttemore of the marriage of Bessie Weir, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Weir of Clear Lake to E. B. Trebus, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Trebus of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The marriage took place at Mercy hospital in Mason City Saturday. Rev. Father J. V. Bacci performing the ceremony In his study at the hopital. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Igou were the attendants. The bride is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Schmltt, Sr., and Is well known in Whlttemore. She has been employed at the Damon Igou store for several years. The groom Is lubrication sales engineer for the Standard Oil Company of Indiana and Is located in Denver where the new home will be made. Friends extend congra- .ulations. FOUND—Ladles' hat on the street last Saturday. Owner should call at this office and pay advertising charge, and receive their property. 28 Buy Yourself a Philco Radio at Hobarton SEXTON NEWS. Kec&tsxBssa!^^ Henry Malliett left Saturday afternoon for Jefferson, where he will visit a time with a sister who lives there. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rlebter and two daughters, Ruth and Irene, of Britt were Sunday visitors In Sexton with friends. Mr. and Mrs. Austin Gardner and son, Roland, of Plum Creek were Friday evening visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Huff, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Packard and then- little daughter spent Christmas day with their daughter, Mrs. Clarence Erwin, and family near Ren- -wielc.—, Miss Mary Harris enjoyed a few days vacation last week from her duties at /the Algona telephone office at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Harris. Mrs. Sarah. Weise received a large box of green vegetables from her son, W. A. Wise in Houston, Texas. They were sent up from the south for her Christmas dinner. Miss Julia Dearchs of Algona spent a few days last week visiting with two of her girl friends, Marie and Mary Harris. She also attended the Christmas program. Strother Wise and Everett Hill of near West Bend drove to Waynesville, Illinois, to attend the funeral of their j sister-in-law, Mrs. Alvis Hill. They were gone about five days. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven and children, Pearl, Leo, Wilbur, and Everett were Sunday dinner guests at the home of their son, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Steven of near Irvington. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Greenfield and daughter, Edith, were Sunday dinner guests at the home qfcMr. and Mrs. A. D. Richards in Algdna. Mrs. Richards and Mrs. Greenfield are sisters. Ruth Miller, student at Mornlngside College in Sioux City, Is spending her Christmas vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Z. Miller. Ruth will return to school this coming^Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven and children, Pearl, Leo, Wilbur, Everett, and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Steven were all Christmas dinner guests of Mrs Harvey Steven's parents, Mr. and Mrs, John Wennerson of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Greenfield and daughter, Edith, Mr. find Mrs. A.- D Richards of Algona took Christmas dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Merle Richards and children near Lone Rock Merle is a son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Richards. A number of young people from Sexton drove north of Britt last week Wednesday evening to attend a Christmas program given at the Upper Flat church that evening. After the program they visited at the Fred Rietter home for a time. Miss Emma Spongberg of Algona spent the last of last week visiting two of her girl friends In Sexton, Marie and Mary Harris. She returned home Saturday evening when they all attended a party in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. John Huff, Jr., spent Christmas day with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Crouch of near Burt. There were thirty-five present for dinner. Mrs. Huff's mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Baker of Blue Eaitth, Minnesota, were also In attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hammond of Wesley, Mr. and Mrs. John Miller and two children of Mason City spent Christmas day with the ladies' mother, Mrs. Amy Smith west of town. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Smith and baby daughter of Wesley were afternoon visitors there. Mr. and Mrs. John Harris and two daughters, Marie and Mary, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hanson of Thompson were Christmas dinner guests of Mr. Harris' brother, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Harris and family near Algona. Mrs. Hanson is a daughter of the John Harris family. The Sexton Methodist church had a Christmas tree and program at the church Tuesday evening of last week. The program was well attended as the church was crowded. Recitations, exercises, drills and songs were given by the children and afterwards a pageant was presented. Mrs. John Harris had the misfortune of falling and injuring her hip Friday afternoon of last week. She was confined to her bed for a few days. She was up town at the time of the accident and slipped on the Ice. While returning Sunday night she twisted It and broke the limb. She Is now in the hospital In Algona and will be there for about six weeks. Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Sanders entertained at dinner Christmas day the following guests, Mr. and Mrs. John Pink and son, Bobble, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Stott nad baby of Titonka, Mr. and Mrs. Lou Bolenus and two children, Robert and June of the Doan neighborhood, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hawley and Mrs. Naomi De Wilde and little daughter, Constance Joy of Mason City. Mrs. Sarah Wise spent Christmas day with her children and grandchildren ait the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arch Burger near Titonka. There were nine of her children present, two daughters-in-law, four sons-in-law, thirty-three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. ^A sumptuous dinner was served at noon and a delicious lunch hi the afternoon. A beautiful Christmas tree was enjoyed by the little folks and everyone received presents. Everyone enjoyed the event immensely. Mr. and Mrs. Strother Wise entertained at a dinner Monday in honor of Mrs. Arch Burger's birthday, Mrs. Sarah Wise and daughter, Nell, Mr. and Mrs. Mack Wise and two sons, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Steven, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Phillips and children of Burt, Mr. and Mrs. John Hammond and little son, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Hammond and children, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hammond, all of Wesley, Mrs. Arch Burger and son, Frank of Titonka and Mrs. Drusllla Noble. All enjoyed a good time. SEE OUR Used Car BARGAINS efore You We have a good assortment and they are all late cars. 1929 Ford tudor 1929 Ford roadster 1929 Whippet coach 1928 Whippet coach ' 1928 Chrysler coupe 1928 Essex sedan 1929 Chevrolet coach 1927 Chevrolet coach 1929 Durant sedan EASY TERMS, Kent Motor Co. Phone 434 Algona, Iowa. wvwvwvwwwwwvwwvwvwi Tuesday, January 6 Uftlli inr|Wl)t^6JftOr6 CeO BPRSIVS OKCHE8TBA yVWWVWMWWVVVWW^^ Miss Rose Becker was a shopper at Humboldt last Monday. Joe Statlemon and daughter, Lorraine, drove to Chicago Saturday. Mrs. Fred Illg. Gertrude, Helen and Herman Illg were shoppers at Fort Dodge last Monday. Father Theobold was called to Sioux City last week because his father was seriously 111 at that place. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Boyd and family of Livermore were visitors at the George Thul home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. George Thul and their daughter, Bertha, were visitors at Bancroft one day last week. Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Zeimet of West Bend spent Christmas at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zeimet. Urban Lentsch., who is attending school at Livermore, is spending the holidays at the Peter J. Erpelding home. • Mary and Margaret Gales returned to Cedar Rapids last Saturday after spending the holidays vjsiting with relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Fourage and family drove to Comfrey, Minnesota, Friday to spend the week end with relatives there. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Schmidt of Dell Rapids, South Dakota, visited at the Henry Zeimet and Mrs. Anna Berte homes last week. Bernadine Plathe has returned from St. Angela's academy at Carroll to spend the holidays with her parents and other relatives. J. B. Merta and family of Ottosen and Mrs. Mertz's father, Mr. Plathe of Algona were visitors with relatives at St. Joe Christmas. The members of the Rosary society I surprised the Sisters of the St. Joseph school by presenting them with a radio for Christmas. The pupils of the St. Joseph school had a Christmas program last Monday afternoon. The school closed December 23 for a holiday vacation. Aloyslus Gales, who is a sophomore at Crelghton University at Omaha, is spending the holidays with his parents, Mr, and Mrs. Chris Gales. Miss Alida Thilges, who is attending school at Cherokee, is home now spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thilges. Ernest Qajes and John Lenertz drove to Watkins, Minnesota one day last week to attend the funeral of Nick Klein. Mr, Klein formerly lived at St. Jw. Elmer Jasperson has purchased ft new Ford tudor. Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Ball spent Friday at the Elmer Jasperson home. Bobby Young of Rockwell City spent the week end with his cousin, Wayne Jasperson. Mr. and Mrs. James Davidson and family spent Christmas with the Frank Davidson family. Victor Sampson spent his Christmas vacation at the home of his uncle, Mrs. Clinton Sampson. Dean Sparks, who Is employed In Nebraska, spent Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Sparks. Mr. and Mrs. Melvln Olson spent Frldav in Mason City, where they attended the funeral of Mr. Olson's cousin. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hoppe and children spent Christmas with relatives at Mankato, Minnesota. They returned home Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Elmar Jasperson and family spent Christmas day at the home of Mr. Jasperson's sister, Mrs. Harry McCorkle. Aline Martlnek is spending Christmas vacation wih her parents. Sh>3 attends Iowa State Teachers' College at Cedar Falls. There was a Christmas prop-am al the Doan church .Christmas Eve, in which a number of Plum Creek children participated. Evelyn Bode, who attends the Clarke Colleee at Dubuque. returned home to spend Christmas with her parents Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Bode. Bonnie, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Greene, was badly burned last week when her dress caught fire from a burning candle. Mrs Carl Albright entered a Mason Citv hospital Friday, where she will undergo an operation. Irene Dacken Is employed at the Albright home at present. Louis Ball went to Clear Lake, to spend Christmas with his parents. He expects to return soon to the home of his sister, Mrs. Elmer Jasperson, where he Is spending the winter. There were a number of Christmas parties at the rural schools. Phyllis Mae Kain was a guest of Ann Kain, and Marjorle and Leroy Johnson and Junior Mawdsley were guests of Genevieve Altwegg. Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Benschoter entertained a number of friends at five hundred recently. Mr. Wm. Altwegg and Howard Seeley won high scores, and Mrs. Elmer Jasperson and Clinton Sampson received consolation prizes. Mrs. Loyal Young entertained a number of relatives and friends on Friday evening in honor of Mr. Young's birthday. One of the guests was Mrs. Young's sister, Carol Andrews, who is spending the holidays with her parents. The Social and Literary club held their Christmas party at the home of Mrs. Dorothy Knudsen, with Mrs. Isabelle ScurTham as assisting hostess. Donations were made for a collection of Rifts, which were sent to a children's home in Des'Moines. LUVEENE NEWS. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Biglngs were Fort Dodge callers Thursday of last week. Al Miller, Ed. Ramus and W. H. Woito were Algona callers Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Steussy spent Thursday of last week with relatives in Britt. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Woito spent the week end at the parental W. H. Wolto home. The Christmas programs in the respective churches were well attended on Chrlstmsa Eve. Mrs. Harry Von Draska and Mrs. Arthur Dimler were callers in Fort Dodge last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Anderson and Mn, and Mrs. DeRae Godfrey were Algona callers Friday. Mrs. Harold Phillips went to Brighton last week to spend Christmas with her mother, Mrs. W. H. Helmlck. David Hurt, of Manlius, Illinois, Is visiting at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Scribner and family. Mr. and Mrs. Vern Hill of Fort Dodge are spending the week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Legler. Mrs. John Northrop is visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clarence Hill and family at Fort Dodge this week. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Allen went to Minneapolis Tuesday of last week to spend the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Sam Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Marty of Cloquet, Minnesota, are spending the holidays here with his mother, Mrs. Catherine Marty. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hibbard of Da- cota City spent Christmas day with ier parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Mos- ;erson north of town. Mrs. H. A. Reyman and children re- ,urned home Saturday from Larchwood, where they had been visiting with relatives for the past two months. W. A. Hill of Fort Dodge and his son, Kenneth of Fort Riley, Kansas, spent Saturday and Sunday with their daughter and sister, Mrs. Arthur Leger and family. Miss Vera Lehman returned to her home in Boxholm Sunday after a several days' visit here at the George Merkle home and with other friends. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stone drove to Cedar Falls Sunday a week ago to visit with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. J 1 . W. Schroeder. Mr. Stone returned home the same day, but Mrs. Stone remained for a longer visit. Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Anderson of Grant City, Missouri, came Wednesday afternoon to spend Christmas at the parental W. F. Godfrey home. They were accompanied hotae Sunday by Mrs. Godfrey, who will visit at Grant City for a week or ten days. The home of 0. H. Llchty was the scene of a family reunion on Christmas day, All the sons and daughters and their families partook of the fine Christmas dinner. From out of town were Mrs. George Harrison of St. Agathe, Canada, and Don Llch- ty ol Chicago. Today" and "Yesterday"! 1OW A IS OUT o/ the MUD! In the above cartoon "Ding" has graphically portrayed the wonderful change in traffic conditions on Iowa highways, wrought in the last five years through systematic building of hard-surfaced roads. The record has placed Iowa among the six leading highway states In the United States. As compared with only 568 miles of hard-surfaced highway In widely scattered sections of the state five years ago, Iowa now (has 3,350 miles of paved road, 1,050 miles of it built in 1930, and has made a definite commitment to Increase the total mileage to 5,000 Rs by 1»33. lowans and visitors can now cross the state via surfaced roads', on five east and west highways and nvd north and south routes. All of those highways are either paved or graveled— largely paved. Let Us Tell Our Friends in Other States of this great road triumph, and invite them to use Iowa 's splendid highways. This advertisement Is one of a series dedicated to Iowa by THE IOWA PRESS ASSOCIATION and Is published through the courtesy of this newspaper. Mrs. M. Baumgartner, Sr., was the honor guest at a surprise party Saturday, December 13th, the occasion being her seventy-seventh birthday anniversary. Her children and their families spent the day with her and brought well filled baskets from which a bounteous dinner was served. Among those attending college or teaching school who spent the Christmas holidays here are: Miss Sarah Blumer, Waukegan, Illinois; Eunice and Clarence Thompson, Sioux City; Cecil Williams, Columbus, Ohio; Doris Larimer, Chicago; Esther and Marie Fritzemeler, Naperville, Illinois; Hulda Fritezeler, Lincoln, Nebraska; Fern Allen, Iowa Falls; Milton Wolto, Cedar Falls; Delors Wolto, Onawa; Forest Raney, Grlnnell; Edwin Braner, River Forest, Illinois; Vera Tlede of Detroit. IRVINaTON NEWS. Allen King has been on the sick list the past week. The Lemkee children are now suffering from a severe attack of the flu. The members of the Sunday School classes gave a Christmas program ,at the church Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thornton and family spent Sunday at Emmetsburg visiting with friends and relatives. Mrs. Sever Christensen of Algona spent Saturday afternoon at the home of her sister, Mrs. R. M. Watson and 'amily. Mrs. Frank Skilllng of Algona spent ,he week end at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Spurgeon and family. Mrs, John Frankl of Algona spent one day the past week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Blythe. Russell Biers of Swea City was a caller one day the past week at the home of his sister, Mrs. Paul Hudson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rutledge of this •iclnity spent Christmas day at the home of their grandson, Robert Spurgeon and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Wolfe of Rich Point spent Christmas day at the home of Mrs. Wolfe's sister, Mrs. Paul Hudson and family. FARMERS Call on us when you have hogs to sell. ALGONA HOG MARKET Truck Service Phone 626 C. & N. W. Railway Yards. Miss Marjorie Riley spent a few days at the home of her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ramus and family of LuVerne. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Spurgeon and family spent Sunday with Mrs. Spurgeon's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Skilllng of Algona. Earl Barker, who has been visiting here for the past week with relatives, started Saturday for his home in Lamberton, Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Sjogren of Algona were callers one day the past week at the home of Mr. SJogren's sister, Mrs. Ray Watson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Blytho and family spent Christmas day at the homo of Mr. Blythe's sister, Mrs. John Frankl and family of Algona. After a few days' visit with relatives and friends in Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thornton and family returned to their home Thursday morning. Chris Frankl of North Dakota came one day last week to spend a few days with his brother, Barney, and other relatives in the near vicinity. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Riley and family spent Saturday at the home of Mrs. Riley's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bordwell and family of Livermore. Mrs. Clifford Cameron of Danbury is spending the holidays with her mother, Mrs. R. M. Watson, and family. Mrs. Cameron will be better remembered here as Ruth Watson. Bernard Frankl who Is attending Crelghton University at Omaha, spent) Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. U. B, Frankl and family. Bernard left Saturday night to resume his school duties. Word was received by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dole of the birth of a baby girl, Lois Frances, born December 18th to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dole of Pine Island, Minnesota. This makes Mr. and Mrs. Dole grandparents for the first time. All the pupils of the Irvington school did their utmost to make the Christmas party, which they gave Tuesday afternoon, a success. After the lew exercises, the Christmas gifts were distributed among the pupils. The parents and friends of the scholars attended and the teacher, Mrs. Molloy, treated everyone to candy bars and pop corn balls. H, W, POST Dray and Transfer Phone 298, Algona, Iowa Long Distance Hauling. Every load insured against loss or damage. Equipped to do all kinda of ilraymcr and hauling. 82-a Three hundred and sixty-five days of happiness and health is the wish of this store. To our many friends we extend our hope for the best year ever, in whatever your desires may be. Zender & Caldwell

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