The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 28, 1931 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 28, 1931
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The Upper Des Moines-Republican, January 28, 1931 Fenton News Items Frnton Couple Married— i The innrrinrrf> vows of Miss Martha j Ruhnke and Walter Bierstedt, were sol- tmnlzer! at a mid-winter wedding at the Kt. John's Lutheran church last week Wednesday afternoon nt two o'clock. The Rev. R. W. Knbelitz officiated. the double ring ceremony. The bridal party proceeded to the altar as the beautiful strains of the wedding march from Lohengrin \scre played by E. E. Witmus, church organist. Miss Ma.linda Rurjnke, a sister of the bride, acted as first bridesmaid, while Miss Lonietta Bier- sterit. cousin of the groom, acted as second bridesmaid. The groom's first •attendant was his nephew, Paul Bern- inghatis. The second attendant was Martin Pertl, a cousin of the bride. The bride was attired in a gown of dark blue georgette and carried a bouquet of pink roses and white sweet peas. The bridesmaids wore brown flat crepe and carried pink and white carnations. After the ceremony about one hundred relatives and friends attended a reception nt the home of the bride's parents. The brid£ is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ruhnke and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Blerstedt. Both are well and favorably known, having been born and reared In this community. Following the marriage the youn.i couple will go to housekeeping on the groom's father's farm, known as the Prank Yager farm, south of Fenton. Have Card Party— Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Huskamp wore host, and hostess to a group of friends moncl. and Nettie Weisbrod. on Saturday evening. The evening bridge club wos entertained at the home of Mr. find Mrs. Chns. Newel Thursday evening. Mrs. W. T. Ohm won the high score prize. Refreshments were served after th'j games. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wolfe of Lntimer, Ralph Wolfe, of Waterloo, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Householder and family and Miss Florence Hottseholdter of Lone Rock were guests Sunday at the P.. W. Wolfe home. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Newel drove to Belmond last Friday after their daughter, Irene, who spent the week end at home. They were accompanied by Miss Ruth Peterson, also a teacher in the Belmond school. Mr. and Mrs. John Ulfers and family attended the funeral of Mrs. Ulfers' uncle, Jesse Greenfield at Algona this week Monday afternoon. Mr. Greenfield has been a patient at the Kossuth hospital for the past two years suffering from cancer of the face, which eventually caused his death. Arnold Alderson entertained a group j. of friends at his home at n five hundred party last Tucsdav evening. Mrs. I' Glenn Sharp cf Lone Rock won high | ] score prize for the women and Homer i i Husknmp the men'? high score prize, i ] Cut prizes were drawn bv Miss Bernlce ' Sutton of Algon.i and Glenn Sharp of Lone Rock. Mr. and Mrs. W. J Weisbrod enter- The Greatest Furniture Event ^FOSTER'S— Feb'y Sale Begins Friday •*. last week Wednesday and Saturday , tainod the toilowing dinner guests on evenings. Five tables of five hundred | Sunday evening: Mr. and Mrs. A. A. were played Wednesday evening. Mrs. ' Bishop. Mrs, Lura Sanders and Mrs. F. H. Bonn won high score for the Whitney of Algona. Rev. and Mrs. women. P. H. Jensen won the high score for Lauritzen the men. Mrs. Charles cf Wliittcmore held low score for women and F. H. Eigler. the men's low score. Seven tables of five hundred were played on Saturday. Mrs. George Hudley won high prize for women and Karl Nielsen, high score for men. Mrs. Karl Nielsen received low score prize for women and Wm. Huskamp the men's low score prize. Refreshments were served at both parties. Declnm Contest — The high school declamatory elimination contest was held last week, with the following results: oratorical class. Raymond Zwiefel, Leo Karmcr, Arthur Kuecker and Harold Newel; dramatic class, Raymond Priebe, Marjorie Bailey, Leona Borchardt and Margaret Stephcnson; humorous class, Lola Warner, Barbara Randall. Lawrence Glaus and August Krause. The students will start work at once on their readings with Mrs. Middle-ton of Emmetsburg as their coach. Mrs. E. W. White returned home on Saturday from Mason City. Miss Violet Blakefield of Armstrong visited friends here last Saturday. Mrs. E. A. Weisbrod visited Friday afternoon at the home of her brother, Floy* Gibbons, in Burt. The Theodore Weisbrod and Herman Gade families spent Friday at Khe home of Mrs. Carrie Haase at Fair- Mr. and Mrs. George Freeman and daughter, Margaret, were Sunday dinner guests at the Superintendent Belken home. Miss Alvira Krause, who teaches at Garner, visited from Friday until Sunday at. the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Krause. Miss Irene Newel and Miss Ruth Peterson of Belmond and Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Newel were Sunday dinner guests at the F. P. Newel home. The Home Oil Company held a meeting in the opera house last week. The annual election of officers took place, all of the officers being reel- ccted. Miss Florence Weisbrod and Miss Lou Bassett, teachers at Sheldon, spent the week end at the home of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod. Mrs. J. W. Hartman and son, Everett of this place and Mrs. Houck of Hector, Minnesota, returned home Sunday from a trip to Chicago and other Illinois points. Miss Agnes Goetsch entertained at Hie R. C. Goetsch home the Misses Irene Newel and Ruth Peterson of Bel- .7. T. Snyder and children, Warren nnd Phyllis. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Weisbrod, Editor and Mrs. J. A. Schwartz and Gordon WeUbrod. Mrs. B. D. Belken entertained four tables of bridge last Thursday afternoon. Mrs. George Freeman. Mrs. J. J. Braake and Mrs. Thomas of Cylinder were out of town guests. High score was won by Mrs. H. H. Widdell and cut prize by Mrs. E. A. Weisbrod. A two course luncheon was served at the close of the games. Mrs. Joe Kliegel of near Cylinder, icturned last week from Rochester, Minnesota, where she had gone to consult with doctors in regard to her health. She has been seriously ill for some time, but they could not seem to help her. Mr. Kliegel has contracted a mild case of small pox and the liome is now under quarantine. Kenneth Stevenson, Paul Eigler, Arlo Ranney, Raymond Alderson and Clayton Ditsworth attended the basset ball game between Ames and Kansas teams at Ames last Thursday. Kenneth also visited with his brother, Vfaynard, who is attending Iowa State College. Raymond went on from there I o DCS Moines where he is attending jarber school. Communion service was held Sunday morning at the M. E. church. Mrs. A. A. -Bishop of Algona was present in he evening 1 and spoke of her trip to the Women's Foreign Missionary convention which was held at Burlington. A large crowd was in attendance. The members of the local auxiliary occupied the choir loft in honor of the occasion. Abirthday surprise party was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Ulfers this week on Monday night in honor of their son, Howard, who is celebrating his sixteenth birthday. Howard is a junior In the high school this year and the members of this class were the guests. The evening was spent in playing games after which refreshments were served. Sunday morning between eight and nine o'clock the fire alarm sounded. The alarm was turned in by the Geo Boettcher family, living in Mrs. Hawk's house in the southeast part of town. Smoke Issued from a smouldering place between the walls and floors which was thought to have been caused from an overheated chimney. The fire department responded promptly and Ititle damage was done. A family fathering was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Mitchell Sunday. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Ole Peterson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Mitchell and family, Mr. and Mis. Albert Mitchell and daughter Anna Marie, Mr. and Mrs. Melford Mitchell and family, Mi and Mrs. Edward Mitchell and Bertha Mitchell, all of this vicinity and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Olson and family of Haifa. spring poultry work. Care in keeping down costs of production and preventing of losses in hatching and raising of baby chicks is of particular importance in times of lower prices. The Willis Cotton Hatchery of Lone Rock and the Kossuth county farm bureau are cooperating with the extension service in this meeting. Hatchery School at Lone Rock Feb. 24. Care and handling of baby chicks will bo stressed and care and selection of hatching eggs will br.- discussed at the hatchery .school to be held at the Lone Rock hall on Tuesday, February 24, from tea a. in. 10 four p. m. W. R. Whitfielf.', who is well known to many ponltrymen of Kossuth county, will conduct the meeting. For all interested poultry raisers who cure to ;itti;nri i here will bo movies, talks und plenty of opportunity to ask questions and discuss tin- sub'ect of hatching and (Mi-int,- for l/;by chicks with Mr. i home. Mrs. Krause is the proprietor of Whitfield. meetings have been very well attended in the past and many poultry rai.S'"-rs plan to attend these meetings ns part of their preparaion for German Valley Lady Leaves Algona Hospital. Mrs. Katie Krause, who has been t|iiite ill following an operation at the Algona hospital, has been taken to her the German Valley rural store. Her son. Carl and wife are now in charge of the .store. Presbyterian Church. Morning worship theme, "A Love to Worship." Evening Y. P. S. C. E. topic "The Christian Endeavor Society in the Program of the Church". Sermon .subject, "Christ in Whom the Believer is Complete." Ii is important that all members and friends of the church keep in touch with the activities of the church by regularly attending all sessions of the church—J. L. Coleman, minister. SEXTON NEWS. The largest stock of Furniture in Northwest Iowa at record breaking prices, Plan to buy everything you will need for your home at a great saving* Small payment will hold goods for later delivery, 2^Piece Living Room Suite $52.50 3^Piece Bedroom Suite $49.85 Pull Up Chairs $4.95 Walnut Finished Iron Bed $3.95 9x12 Congoleum Rug $6.95 4 Complete Rooms of Furniture $263.75 Foster Furniture Co. ww^ywwywaAftftft^ services In Sexton Sunday morning and again next Sunday. Everyone enjoyed his sermon very much. Mrs. Ollle Kirschbaum and little daughter, Maxine, of Crystal Lake, are spending the week with Mr. and Mrs Auugst Kirschbaum and family. Frank and 'Ernest DeVary and brother-in-law, Donald Gage of Swea City, visited Saturday with their sister, MiJ. and Mrs. Mack Wise and family. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Reilly and little son of Algona visited Sunday in Sexton with Mrs. Reilly's father and brother, Mr. Pasley and Floyd and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Olsen and four children spent last week Wednesday until Friday visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Olsen northwest of town. Mrs. Lou Bolenus and two children, Robert and June, drove to Mason City Saturday to spend over Sunday visiting with her sister, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hawley and family. They returned home Sunday evening. A number of Sexton people have been attending the revival meetings in Wesley last week. Rev. Lease of Algona delivers the sermons which are. very interesting. There were twenty from Sexton wlio attended services Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Greenfield and daughter, Edith attended the funeral of their uncle, Jesse Greenfield, at the Laird Chapel in Algona Monday afternoon. He died at the Kossuth hospital early Sunday morning. He has been suffering with cancer for some time and has been in the hospital for three years. He was buried in the Algona cemetery. The Sexton community band boys gave a band concert at the Sexton hall last week Wednesday evening, which was enjoyed by everyone in attendance. Home made candy and pop corn were sold. A beautiful Indian blanket and a box of chocolates were given away. Alex Eischen won the blanket and Lou Kutschara won the box of chocolates. The boys have been playing nine months and are doing fine work. LONE ROCK NEWS. Hospital Tested RtXiJimnUlJc'l I 11 ,' dui- tuij aiul nurvi. Cleuiisini;, Khtsluny antiseptic lor women. As a deodorant, ii prevents einbjiii u-isiucnt. Sold by Jiutftfi'iU Lydia E. Pi P. k ham's Sanative Wash Lydia E. I'lnkhaai Medicine Co. Lynn, Macs. The Sexton young people's choir sang at i lie revival meeting at Wesley on Siiucjay evening. Alvis Hill spent Sunday afternoon wiih lii.s sister, Mrs. Strother Wise, und iamily east of town. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hammond of Wesley .spent the week (,-nd with her mother, Mrs. Amy Smith, west of town. Miss Kdlth Hammond of Wesley .spent the last week end with her grandmother, Mrs. Sarah Wise and family. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kirschbaum and children were visitors at the. home of his brother, August Kirschbaum and family Sunday evening. Hcv. Lease had charge of the church Mrs. Carl Laabs Is very ill with pneumonia at this writing. Clarence Janvrin went to Chicago Saturday night on business. Hugh Walsh shipped a car of hogs to Chicago Saturday night. A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wagner last Sunday. County Superintendent Shirley visited the Lone Rock school last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Heiter visited at the M. H. Heiter home near LuVerne Sunday. August Sprank of Bancroft visited with his son, John Sprank Friday and Saturday. Howard Stephens the relief depot agent, spent the week end at his home in Goldfield. Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Sharp visited the James Armstrong home a't Livermore Sunday. G. A. Sharp and son, Russell, went to Omaha last Monday and returned home Wednesday. Harlan Fish who has been taking treatments at Iowa City, returned to his home last week. Mrs. Harley Shellito of Ames spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Cotton. L. J. Beterly of Denison visited with Mrs. H. F. Tarbell this week. He is a nephew of Mrs. Tarbell. Enos Worthington .and family of Mallard came Saturday to visit his mother, Mrs. George Worthington. The show for Saturday night will be Hoot Gibson in "Mounted Stranger." There will also be a comedy. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Marlow and their children of Redfield, South Dakota, are visiting relatives here this week. G. A. Sharp and Fred Flaig bought the implement building on the east side of main street of Wm. Fish last week. Mrs. Caroline Ackerman of Burt visited at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Flaig, last Wednesday and Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Genrich and Mr. and Mrs. John Sprank attended the funeral of Mrs. W. B. Mason at Lu- Verne Friday. Miss Nell H. Malen will preach at the local church next Sunday February 1, and visit a few days here tho first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Willrett of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Willrett of Fenton visited at the Estel Ackerman home Sunday. Mrs. J. M. Blanchard and daughters, Ersel and Doris Mae and Chester Alme visited Mrs. John Sones Saturday and Sunday at Cherokee. Mrs. Joe Lynch received word on Saturday that her mother, Mrs. John Klein, at Waterloo, had passed away and would be brought to Bancroft on Monday for burial. The school basket ball teams played Ledyard Friday night and the girls won, the score being 23 to 44 and the Lone Rock boys lost by the score of 27 to 11. Hanifan refereed the games. The Aid society met with Mrs. 8. M. Gladstone last Thursday and about forty people attended. They will meet with Mrs. Wm. Krause next Thursday- February 5, with Mrs. W. C. Heiter as assisting hostess. Mrs. John Sprank, Anna Flaig and Mrs. Frank Flaie attended the funeral of Arnold Schumacher at Bancroft Thursday. Services were at the St. John's Catholic church and the body was taken to Whittemore for burial. Lucille Genrich entertained her sewing club Saturday afternoon. The following little girls attended: Marion Jensen, Doris Mae Blanchard, June Rahn, Mary Ann and Maxine Flaig, Imogene Roderick, Kate Stebrltz and Doris Leners. j A large crowd from Lone Rock attended the funeral of John Kerr In Burt Sunday afternoon at tne Pres- byterian church. Mr. Kerr's health had been failing since last March and his death was not a surprise to his many friends. He had lived the last twenty-seven years In Lone Rock and was manager of the Farmers Exchange elevator, going to Burt last August to live ,wlth his daughter, Mrs. O. C. Smith, where he died last Friday, January 23, being his seventy-sixth birthday. L. R. Roderick, Otto Jensen, J. M. Blanchard, N. L. Cotton, Alex Krueger and Mr. Nyman were the pall bearers. The parent-teachers' association held the regular meeting last Thursday night. The following program was given: song by the audience; a talk on the study of geography by Miss Behrmann; violin duet by Milo Tarbell and Irene Whitford; a song by Margaret and Bernice Roderick, Ella Ewoldt and Beulah Gladstone; a poem by Mr. Genrich, "The Lbne Rock Bank Robbery"; closing song and then the men played basket ball. On Mr. Godfrey's- side the following men were members, Roderick, Hobson, Newbrough and Priebe; on Mr. Maun's side were Genrich, Gross, Sprank and Ackerman. Alfred Kreuger was the referee. The score was 12 to 2 in favor of Mr. Mauri's side. The next meeting will be held in five weeks. ®08X&®&^^ WEST BEND NEWS. Thorstein and John Satern were business visitors at Bode Thursday. Mrs. Alice Pease is on the sick list this week and is under the doctor's care. Dr. Keeney of Mallard was a professional caller in town Saturday forenoon. E. L. Hayne has been quite ill the past couple of weeks and is under the doctor's care. Teddy and Clifford Munson attended the young people's rally in Emmetsburg Monday evening. Mr. Noonan, of Emmetsburg, representative of the Baker medicines, was in this vicinity Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mikes and Irene Mikes attended the basket ball game at Mallard Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ancjeregg are the parents of a new daughter bom Thursday. Congratulations. Mr. and Mrs. Giles Geist returned home Tuesday after a week end visit with relatives near Havelock. Oscar and Miss Ida Riley and Bert Clemens drove to Renwick Sunday afternoon for a visit with friends. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Miller and their daughter, Dorothy and Helen Watson attended the basket ball game at Mallard Friday evening. Mrs. Vernon Zimmerman returned to her home at Omaha Thursday. She spent a few days at the home of Rev. Zimmerman and family. William Riley and daughter, Miss Ida, and Oscar Riley drove to Lu- Verne Friday afternoon and attended the funeral of an old friend, Mrs. Mason. Mr, and Mrs. John Williams came home from Iowa City the first of the week. Mrs. Williams is slowly recov- Ing from an operation performed at the hospital. Mrs. Ben Walker went to Rodman on Tuesday afternoon and attended a shower given in honor of a friend Mrs. George Bell, at the home of her mother, Mrs. Thomas Lawman. Mrs. L. E. Johnston, Miss Adeline Halverson, Miss Kuckenbacker and Miss Ruth Williamson were among the fans who attended the basket ball game at Mallard Friday evening. The Bode basket ball teams met the local high school teams on the floor here Tuesday evening. Both of our teams won by a large score, the girls 27 to 13 and tjhe boys 47 to 16. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Telford and family of Ottosen and Mr. and Mrs Carl Satern and children of near Rodman were Sunday evening guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Satern and family. Wm. Riley, T. W. Williams, Oscar and Lyman Riley drove to Lost Island Tuesday afternoon. The state is seining the carp out of the lake and they brought home some large fish, one weighing six pounds. Rev. and Mrs. E. E. Zimmerman and family, Mrs. Giles Geist and Miss Dorothy Sloan were among the members who attended the young people's rally at the Congregational church In Emmetsburg Monday evening. J. M. Burns brought his son, Ross, home from a hospital in Fort Dodge Tuesday. He has been there since his leg was broken by being run over by a car on Saturday evening, January 10th. He hopes to be In school again soon. Mrs. George Montag came home from Fort Dodge the last of the week. She was taken there suffering with a bad case of neuritis. The trouble was found to be an infected tooth, which was removed and she has been improving since. The Sunday School class of girls taught by Mrs. George Watson, held a party at the Watson home Thursday evening. Each girl was to Invite a guest. Games were played and an oyster supper was served at the close of a merry evening. The Mallard independent basket ball team came to West Bend Thursday evening and played the local independent' team. The local team made up of home boys, were defeated. The Mallard team had three outside players in their lineup. A goodly number of relatives and neighbors gathered at the home of Mrs. P. J, Dewitt Saturday afternoon to remind her of her birthday. The afternoon was spent visiting and refreshments which the guests brought with them, were served. The high school declamatory contest will be held In the high school assembly room Friday evening. There will be thirteen students In the contest, who are working hard under the coaching of Miss Halverson. The high school orchestra will play during the evening. The high school basket ball teams met the Mallard teams on the Mallard floor Friday evening and gave them a real tussle for their victory. The Mallard boys won from our boys by a score of 39 to 14 and the girls 22 to 21. Our girls' team was handicapped by the loss of one of the best players, a forward, who was unable to play the entire game because of illness. A good crowd of fans went to Mallard to see the games. The district Sunday School convention will be he^d at the Methodist •lv.'ih Thur«-..jiv afternoon The pro- grom will be given as follows: devotions, Mrs. Mary Fenn, Rodman; "Worship Service in the Sunday School," by Mrs. George Jacobs; "Social Activities of the Sunday School," Mrs. B. F. McFarland; "How We May Secure Cooperation of the Parents In the Sunday School" Guy Kuyper of Rodman; violin music by Mrs. Carl Cons; "My Expericene with the Juniors," Mrs Homer Boevers,; exhibit of picture "Creating Interest in the Primary Department," Dorothy Sloan; "The Cradle Roll," by Miss Anna Morey; "The Teen Age Responsibility," Mrs. Geo. Watson; "The Young Men's Class" by Charles Thatcher, which will be followed by a question box. The meeting will close with the benediction. Every one interested In Sunday Schools and the scholars are welcome to come. GET RID OF DISEASE GERM Sin nose mouth and throat Let Zonite cleanse, uway tho accumulated secretions, kill the germs, prevent disease. Highly germicidal. Soothing to membranes. Plymouth Rock Early June Peas The Best for 15c at AKRE'S

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