The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 4, 1931 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 4, 1931
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The Upper Des Moines-Republican, February 4, 1931 Wesley "News Items Mrs. Albert J. Mumma spent Sat- she acted as critic judge Mrs. Bertha S. Looft entertained the Deal 'Em club Monday afternoon. Henry Shore left Saturday for Park- erstturg to 'visit one of his sisters. He expects to be gone a week or longer. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pavlk of Humboldt were Sunday guests at the home of her son, William Henderson. Miss Alma Odden of Cotton wood, Minnesota, spent Saturday and Sunday at the home of her friend, Mrs. Prank Kouba, Jr. Mrs. Prank Kouba entertained the Deal 'Em bridge club Thursday afternoon of last week. Mrs. Ihno A. Gerdes held high score. Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Peters and their daughter, Mary Lee, of Hurt, were entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Kunz Sunday. Mrs. Susie Grey, son Homer, Miss Katie Schiltz and Miss Susie Pfeffner attended the funeral of Miss Catherine Cooney at Algona last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Braley won the family prize last Monday evening at the evening bridge party which was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Murphy. Mrs. Albert J. Mumma drove to Mason City Thursday where she was entertained at a one o'clock luncheon given at the home of a sorority friend, Mrs. John Dibble. Miss Katie Eden, who commenced a course in nurses' training at the Algona hospital the first of January, returned home Saturday evening. The hospital has been closed. L. E. Llnnan, prominent lawyer of Algona, together with his father who lives at Maurice, Iowa, were entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Kunz Saturday evening. Miss Alvina Miller of Algona spent Sunday at the John Amesbury home. Miss Miller has held a position as instructor of algebra at the Algona high school for a number of years. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Conner and son, Kermit, spent from Saturday until on Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Haynes. The Conner family are located at Pomeroy at present. Joe Garmah who has been visiting at the home of August Garman, Sr., was taken to the Kossuth hospital Saturday where he submitted to an operation for the removal of his appendix. Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Savage of Whit- .temore spent Sunday afternoon visiting Miss Isabel Ken-ins at the telephone 'exchange. Mrs. Savage is the manager of the telephone company at Whitternore. Miss Adelle Klelnpeter who has been employed at the dental parlors of Drs. Clark and Smith at Fort Dodge, has resigned her position and returned to her home Tuesday. She expects to remain home indefinitely. Several families from Wesley attended the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary celebration at Garner Wednesday evening given for Mr. and Mrs. Lou Schleusner. A dance was held in the evening followed by refreshments. Matt Erdman was taken to the Kossuth hospital a week ago Monday where he submitted to an operation for her_£/ nia. He will remain at the hospital !-*- -—until the middle of next week'before returning home. He is getting along nicely. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Olson accompanied M. E. Olson and Harry Seeley and their wives to Fort Dodge Saturday where they spent the day. Sunday the Melvin Olson and Harry Seeley families were entertained at the E. M. Olson home. The Catholic Daughters of America enjoyed a good turn out at their afternoon card party Saturday. Eight tables of bridge were played and four of five hundred. Mrs. Henry Sherman and Miss Irene Ormsby won the prizes for which the two lucky ladles drew cards. Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Dawson drove to Mason City Saturday a. m. to get his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Dawson, and together they drove to Algona in the afternoon to attend the funeral of Arlo's uncle, Walter Stebbins, who passed away Wednesday. A brotherhood meeting of the members of the Methodist church will be held here Wednesday evening of this week. There are seven charges in this subdlstrict and an attendance of perhaps a hundred men is anticipated. A light lunch will be served in the evening. Paul Freeburg took his oth of office as marshal], street commissioner and water superintendent Saturday even- Ing when he was sworn into office by the mayor and town council. His duties began February first, taking the place of William Knight, who has resigned. C. J. Primlsing, wife and children together with, Adam Matern drove over from Melvin Sunday arid spent several days the fore part of the week at the home of her mother, Mrs. M. C. Matern. Adam, who' has been at the Prlmsing home for several weeks, plans to remain at home. Mr. and Mrs. John Ormsby, Verna Kerrins and Mrs. J. H. Lloyd drove to Woden Friday night where they were invited to a card party given by a group of ladies. The party was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fitz- patrlck where seven tables of five hundred were enjoyed. A tasty lunch was served late in the evening. Mrs. R. B. Hopkins has spent the past week or ten days in Cleveland visiting with friends, Mr. and Mrs. George McKean. She went by way of Chicago and visited briefly at the Dr. John F. Smith home and reports reach here that their daughter, Marian has been quite ill. She also visited at the home of Mrs. Ruth Kunz at Madison, Wisconsin. Mr. and Mrs. William Walker and son, Raymond of Corwith, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anderson and her sister, Mrs. Dana rind Mrs. George McNabb of Brltt were Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. I. W. Lease. Mrs. Anderson will be better remembered to many here as Flora McNabb and was an instructor in the Wesley public schools about seventeen years ago. The Wesley high school first basket ball team won a decisive game Friday evening when they brought home a victorious score of 23 to 9. The second team, lost to Corwith with a score of 13 to 11. Tuesday night of this week three games are scheduled to be played, the first an second boys' teams to compete with Titonka and the girl's team to play the LuVerne girls. This is the last game before the annual tourament. Olaf Funnemark, John Loeblg, Claus Tjarks, Wallace Donovan, all directors, and Ed. Hildman, manager of the Farmers Co-Operative Society, drove to Mason City Wednesday to attend the State Grain dealers' convention which was held there three days. The convention with some twelve hundred fifty delegates proved to be very successful, with its numerous educational and entertaining features on the program. There were only sixty-five present who had come by way of the railroad, others from far and near in the state preferring to drive by car: The annual creamery meeting will be held next Saturday at the Kleinpeter hall. A dinner banquet will be served to the patrons and stockholders beginning at eleven-thirty, and a program Is being prepared consisting of music and speaking. Guy M. Butts of Wesley, George Godfrey of Algona, and Tom Clark of West Bend are three of the speakers listed. The calf club boys will do stunts under the leadership of W. J. Frimml. The meeting will close, with the annual business meeting. There are usually about three hundred men and women present for the banquet. Swea City Ships Much Live Stock. Herald: Twenty-one carloads of livestock which left the Swea City station Saturday afternoon at six o'clock established a new record in late years for week end shipments from this st£t- tion. Station Agent T. F. Mitchell says that all time record of the station is 26 carloads made back in the boom days. Saturday night's shipment consisted of eight carloads of cattle and thirteen carloads of hogs. A tractor provided by the Swea Motor Company was used as a switch engine and Agent Mitchell and Helper Monford Peterson comprised the switching crew which handled the 21 cars as they were loaded at the stockyards. Messrs. Mitchell and Peterson say that had a real workout Saturdya say they had a real workout Saturday afternoon. L. A. Haglund, Ed. Anderson, M. L. Johnson, W. C. Engstrom and Floyd Swanson made the trip to Chicago with the stock. First Lutheran Church. The Dorcas society will serve a dinner at the Legion hall on Saturday, February 7, from 5 to 8. For Sunday—Sunday School at ten a. m. and morning worship at ten-forty-five.—C. E. Olsson, pastor. TEST your brakes free/ On this new Weaver Automatic Brake Tester Properly equalized brakes— particularly if they are of the four wheel type—are essential for safe emergency stops, tin- equalized braking pressure will cause your car to swerve and possibly get out of control- easily resulting in a serious accident. Weaver Tester Immediately Shows Relative Braking Power Make this test yourself. Drive on the Tester—it lies flat on the floor—and apply your food brakes. The relative braking poweron each of the four wheels is immediately shown by the rise of colored liquid in the four gauges in the pedestal head, positioned to correspond to the wheels. At once you see whether your brakes need adjustment. This test is scientifically accurate—it takes only a moment —and it is FREE. Can you afford not to take it—today? Brake Testing and Service rm WEAVER PRICES SLASHED TIRE BARGAINS! 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Joe Jenks of Bancroft spent Sunday here visiting with relatives. Miss Janice Williams spent the week end visiting friends at Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Asa Warner were shoppers at Swea City Friday morning. D. A. Carpenter was a business caller at Fairmont Wednesday afternoon. Ray Wentworth was a business caller at Mason City Monday afternoon. Asa Warner and Elmer Marquis were business callers at Algona Wednesday Misses Wylam and Jones were business callers at Elmore Monday evening. Mrs. J. C. Underkofler of Britt was looking after business interests here Tuesday. Miss Ida Jenks and Mr. Redinger of Nevada spent Sunday at the Blanch Jenks home. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Halverson and children spent Sunday visiting relatives at Frost. Irene Zielske returned home Tuesday from Wlnfield, Kansas, where she had been taking nurse's training. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Campbell tind son of Seneca spent last Monday here visiting at the E. Campbell home. Mr. and Mrs. Ij. J. Worden and son returned Saturday from Los Angeles. They had spent about two months there visiting Mrs. Worden's daughter and relatives and visiting at other points in California. J. Erpelding home a few days last week. A large number of married couples of this vicinity were present at an old time dance at West Bend Wednesday evening. —HWnyKohlhaas left last week for Rochester, Minnesota, to consult with doctors. Dora Hllbert is assisting at his home during his absence. Miss Adaline Erpelding, who attends school at Algona, has been ill the past week at the home of her aunt, Mrs. N. J. Weydert of that place Mr. and Mrs. John Lentsch entertained a large number of relatives and friends at an old time dance in their home Friday evening. Music was furnished by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Armstrong of Livermore. Barney Lentsch. of Pioneer called the square dances Refreshments were served by the hostess. BURT NEWS. We arc offering very aUraciivc prices on some of our used ears so as to reduce our stock before March 1st. If you are interested in a bargain wo would like to have you inspect the following'. 1928 Dodge standard six sedan. 1928 Dodge Victory sedan 1926 Studebaker sedan, exceptionally clean. 1926 Chevrolet coach, 1st class shape 1929 Plymouth coach. 1929 Chandler sedan ALL IN A-l CONDITION. These cars are sold with our used car guarantee. Elbert Garage Phone (i!2 South of Court House. OU.ll MOTTO—"AVe Never Close." ^yXf^^ ST. JOE NEWS. Henry Zeimet was a caller at Algona last Wednesday. Mrs. Jack Devine has been quite ill the past week with pneumonia. Gertrude Illg is at present engaged at the Nick Borman, Jr., home. Miss Rose Becker visited at the Tony Kirsch home in Algona last week. Miss Viola Phillips of Owatonna, Minnesota, is again at St. Joe visiting relatives. Miss Bertha Thul visited her friend, Zeta Boyd, of Livennore a few days last week. Mrs. John Thul, Eugene and Mrs. George Thul attended a poultry school at Humboldt last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Hilbort drove to Marion, South Dakota, last Monday to take treatments for a sprained knee. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Waba of Corwith visited friends here Friday attending the funerfal of Margaret Kellner. Mrs. John Erpelding and children of near West Bend visited at the Peter Tom Trenary was at Des Moinos on business last week. Lee Roberts of Elmore visited with friends here Sunday. Dave Farrow of Ledyard called at the C. S. Coffin home Monday. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. MacArthur were at Algona on business Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Milo Brown and son, Leo, of Garner called at the E. O. and C. B. Chipman homes last Friday. Mrs. Fred Rosenkrantz of Spencer spent Sunday at the F. L. Pratt home. Dell McChesney, a former Burt boy, was calling on old friends here last week. Mrs. Fred Ringsdorf entertained the Neighborhood club last Friday afternoon. Several from here attended a Brotherhood meeting at Wesley Wednesday night, Mrs. W. T. Peters and Miss Ellen Schryvor were at Algona Saturday af- Irnoon. Miss Isabella Mulligan visited at tlv; Ted Ringsdorf home for several days lust week. Floyd Gibbons is on a fishing and hunting trip in northern Minnesota this week. Mrs. Floyd Hagedorn of Minneapolis called on her aunt, Mrs. C. S. Cof- fln, Sunday. Mrs. Peterson of Sioux City camp up Monday to visit her aunt, Mrs. O. P. McDonald. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Trainer of Kanawha spent Sunday at the W. T. Trainer home. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Boettcher were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Gordie Ogg at Algona. Mrs. Donald Weir entertained the sewing circle at her home on Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. McDonald visited their mother, Mrs. Aurilla Coilin, Sunday afternoon. The R. L. Moore family spent Sunday at Algona with Mrs. Moore's mother, Mrs. Raney. Dr. W. T. Peters and family were guests at the Julius Kunz home at Wesley Sunday. Little Shirley Ann Hansen celebrated her fourth birthday Saturday by entertaining sixteen of her little friends. Mrs. Carl Bahling went to Ames on Monday as a delegate to the Farm Bureau short course. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. McDonald of Sioux City were at the O. P. McDonald home Sunday. Ed. Marlow, Jr., of Redfield, South Dakota, visited his father and other relatives here last week. Mr. and Mrs. Jess McDonald were guests at the Oliver Stow home at Dolliver last Friday evening. James Ken' returned to his home at Minneapolis Wednesday after attending his father's funeral here. Mrs. J. E. Clifton accompanied Rev. and Mrs. Lease and Mrs. Hulse of Algona to Des Moines last week. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Stott went to Des Moines Sunday where Mrs. Stott will enter the hospital for treatment. Mrs. Margaret Graham and daughter, LaVonne, of Algona, spent the week end at the James Bewick home. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Schenck and children drove to Minneapolis Sunday to visit with Lloyd's mother and sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Leek were the guests Sunday at the home of Mrs. Leek's sister, Mrs. eZigler and famiy near Elmore. Miss Katherinc Manus came up from Irvington tn spend the week end at [ the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Manus. W. H. Smith, Miss Olive Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Duncan and son jspent Sunday evening at the Tom Trenary home. The Presbyterian ladies nro planning to have a birthday banquet at the church February 20th. They will also have a program. The W. A. Peters home was quite badly damaged bv fire last Thursday noon. The fire started in the attic in som: unknown manner. The H. A. Thompson home was released from quarantine on Saturday. Their daughter, Ruth, has been ill with scarlet fever. Misses Esther and Ruth Hodgson drove to LuVi-riie Sunday whore they visited Miss Elsie Haskell and Dr. and Mrs. A. L. Spooner. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Graham and children of Ponton, Mr. and Mrs. Han:; PiTslhaus- were; guests at the H. A. Smith home Sunday. Mrs. M. J. Ryerson and Mrs. D. T. Hobsori entertained the Ladies' Aid society at the home of the former Wednesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. George Allen, Mr. and MVS. Clifford Holding and baby visited the former's daughter, Mrs. Klrner Kienitz at Lakota Sunday. George Manus of Dunnell, Minnesota, spent the week end here with his parents. George is working for the Kaul Construction Company. A booster meeting of the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs was held at Titonka Wednesday evening. A number from, here were In attendance. Ted Ringsdorf drove up to Mapleton, Minnesota, Saturday to get his father, Fred Ringsdorf, who had been up there looking after his farm. Harold Jones received word last week that his mother was seriously ill. He left at once for Tabor to see her but she died before he arrived. The Mothers and Daughters club of Union township met at the home of Mrs. G. J. F. Vogel Thursday with Mrs. G. L. Carroll as assistant hostess. Mrs. Bell Hansuld returned to her home at Mason City last week. She has been here for several months at the C. C. Smith home caring .for Mrs. Smith's father. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Chipman and sons, Richard and Lawrence and Wm. Elvidge drove to Armstrong Sunday afternoon where they visited with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Helgason. Mrs. J. H. Graham spent several days of last week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Wickwire at Webster City. Mr. and Mrs. John Crawford brought her home Sunday. The council appointed J. G. F. Vogel as mayor to take the place of C. O. Bailey and they also appointed C. F. Mann and C. B. Chipman to lake Mr. Vogel's and Mr. Hawcott's place on the council. Dr. and Mrs. Edwin Bannlck were week end guests at the W. A. MacArthur home. They returned to their home at Rochester, Minnesota. Mrs. Bannlck, who has been here at the MaeArthur home for several weeks, returned home with them. The annual meeting of the Co-Op- erative Creamery Company was held Saturday at the Beltone Theatre. The old board was re-elected. Mr. McCauley and R. L. Cogdlll were rehlred and Walter Sorensen was hired to run the station. Mr. McCauley is also to take'care of the secretary work;— Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Coffin and their daughter, Mary Beth, accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Charles Merrifield to Canton, South Dakota, Sunday where they attended the skil tournament. A man from Canton won first place. Owing to the unusual winter and no snow It was necessary to have the snow shipped in from Qkobojl. SUPPER AT LEGION HALL by Ladies of the First Lutheran Church Sat., Feb. 7th from 5 to 7 •Swiss Steak Mashed Potatoes Head Lettuce Salad .Baked Beans Parker House IJolIs Brown Bread Pickles Jelly Apple Pie Cheese Coffee no H, W, POST Dray arid Transfer Phone 298, Algona, low* Long Distance Hauling. Every load insured against loss or dura- i age. Equipped to do all kinds of draying and hauling. { 82-M *//; effect for a test perioil, l''cb. 1 to April 30, Vi/111 re action i/e/iem/s on response of public to this extrtionti- tiary, low Jure. yy COACtf i A Reduction of Nearly /2, between DOS MOINES, AMES, JEWELL, WEBSTER CITY, EAGLE GROVE, GOLDMELD ALGONA and Entcrmediufe Points Take advantage of this sensational reduction in rail fare, howest in C'»st of all forms of transportation ... a saving of -i4' over regular train fare. (,'hiUlren half fare. Baggage—50 Ibs. on full fare ticket; 25 Ib.s. on half fare ticket. for in/ornitition •'nil tickets -if'f'/y to YOUR LOCAL TICKKT ACilNT CHICAGO <K NORTH WESTERN The Best of Everything in the Best o( the Went WAI ¥ 4 WAY

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