The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 11, 1931 · Page 9
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Wednesday, February 11, 1931
Page 9
Start Free Trial

The Upper Des Moiues-Republican, February 11, 1931 Estherville Man Honored • Mart Whelan, the veteran of a thousand political battles, is running for mayor of Estherville this spring and seems to have the opposition if there is any opposition so flabbergasted that they have lost their breath. What the . Issue is in Estherville we do not know, but we are betting on Mart. He has ' served as sheriff of Emmet county and represented the county very creditably in the legislature a number of years ago, and of late years has survived 'the financial storms which wiped out many good men in Estherville as well as other places. He has kept his word •good and weathered all storms. His Honor Mayor Whelan, would Bound • good to many of his old Algona friends. Bowling Averages. Won Lost Pet. Standard Oil 21 3 .880 Deep Rock 17 7 .714 Nick's Shiners 14 10 .585 Doctors 13 11 .546 Bottlers 8 13 .380 '.Elbert's Oarage '.8 18 .338 Champlin 7 18 .294 Goodyear 5 '18 .238 WYWWWWWVWWWVSfl Hobarton Store News 5omc Self-Made I Men are ,-proud op la. poor job GET DOWN TO BED ROCK and hard pan in the buying of your GROCERIES AND MEATS QUALITY GROCERIES Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. The Kind of Meat You Like to Eat. We adhere to the strictest rules of sanitation. Service that Satisfies. WEST BEND NEW& ft BJFSTBOM, Hobarton, Iowa. Oscar and Lyman and Miss Ida Riley were Pocahontas visitors Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Myron Boos and family spent Sunday at Rolfe visiting relatives. Charles Riley of Livermore was a caller at the William Riley home on Tuesday. Roy Stover of Rodman spent Friday visiting at the home of his mother, Mrs. John Stover. Thorsteln Satern spent Monday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Satern at Bode. B. F. McFarland returned home from St. Paul the last of the week. He spent the week there on business. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Satern of Bode spent Sunday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thorsteln Satern and family. Misses Richie Sander, Edna Harms, and Arnold Harms, Alvin Maberry and Kenneth Miller attended the. tournament at Ayrshire Friday night _ Mr, and Mrs. W. E. White and Mr? and Mrs. Giles Gelst who occupy the Foley cottage, ere moving Into the Sarah Imhoff property this week. Verne Maxwell accompanied by his brother, Clarence, of Rodman, drove to Wauconda, South Dakota, to see a brother-in-law, who is seriously ill. Oscar Riley and Bert Clemens drove to Iowa City Friday where Mr. Clemens entered the hospital for treatment, Mr. Riley returned nome Saturday. Miss Blalne, Margaret Dennlnger, Kenneth Miller and Alvin Maberry were among the ones who attended the basket ball tournament at Ayrshire Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Russell MaxwelTand Bobby of Algona were callers Sunday afternoon at the home of Mrs. H. A. Sloan. Mrs. John Wooley accompanied them home for a short visit. Mr. and Mrs, Ben Munson and family of near Rolfe and Mr. and Mrs. Gadd and two children of Pocahontas were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Munson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Watson and baby daughter of Sioux City were week end visitors at the home of Mr. Watson's mother, Mrs. George Watson and his grandmother, Mrs. E. M. Watson. Mr. Watson is one of the staff of the Sioux City Tribune. Miss Madelnle Greells, Miss LaVerne Blalne. Mr. Scharr, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. L. A- Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. GterthasV, Margaret Denninger, Albert Wilderman and Cloy Nessen attended the tournament at Ayrshire Saturday evening and rooted for the home team. The Presbyterian Aid society met at the church Wednesday for their regular meeting. Mrs. Wash Harris, the president presided at the meeting. After the business meeting a social half hour was enjoyed. A covered dish lunch was served. The hostesses were Mrs. A. B. Carter and Mrs. T. A. Clark. Fenton News Items girls' Sunday School class of the "Prjesby teriatt "Sunday " School;; jgaye ^ «a party W the '• church Wednesday evening. Each one invited a guest. The evening was spent playing games. A merry time was had by all present. Refreshments were served after the evening's fun. -Miss Kucknbecker is the teacher of the class. P, T. A. Meeting— The P. T. A. meeting was held in the high school auditorium last week Tuesday evening. The program was one of the outstanding of the year, and was well received by a packed house. A playlet was presented, entitled "The Red Plush Album." The characters of the play were as follows: Mrs. W. P. Weisbrod representing Aunt Adelina; Wilmar Hantelman as Cousin Zeke; Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Meyers, "The wedding picture of Mother and Dad"; Mary Jane Eigler as the baby; Betty Jean*Schwartz and Lavonne Newel as "Two Little Girls in Blue"; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Weisbrod as "Grandpa and Grandma"; Bobby Belken as "The Little Brother!"; Otfto Borchardt as the "Old Schoolmaster"; Martin Pertyl, "The College Youth." Songs were sung and sketches read appropriate to each character. A debate, "Resolved: Dat Women Folks Ain't Got no Right to Vote." This was made up of negro characters represented by Mrs. J. A. Schwartz and Mrs. G. D. Belken on the affirmative side and Mrs. E. A. Weisbrod and Mrs. A. H. Meyers on the negative side. Much time and effort was put forth on this program and it was greatly appreciated by those attending. Mrs. Chas. Newel, Mrs. J. A. Schwartz and Miss Margie Kleinhexal were appointed for the next program committee. The P. T. A. voted to purchase curtains for four of the grade rooms. Refreshments were served in the basement. Declamatory Contest— The local declamatory contest was held in the high school assembly last Friday evening, February 18. The following are the winners and their selections: "The Sword or the Cross," by Raymond Zwlefel took first place; "John Brown" by Harold Newel, second place; dramatic class—"Going Home" by Raymond Priebe, first place and "Daddy Doc" by Margaret Stephenson and "The Hunchback Zia" by Leona Borchart tied for second place; humorous class—"Der Deffel Gar" by August Krause took first place; "At the Swimming Pool" by Lola Warner, second place. Critic judge was Mrs. Opal Morrison of Renwick. Music was furnished by the girls' and boys' glee clubs and the high school orchestra. The first place winners in the home contest will represent the Fenton high school in the preliminary state contest which will be held in Fenton on Monday. February 23. Fenton. Lone Rock, Swea City and Whittemore are the schools grouped together for this contest. Missionary Society— The Women's Foreign Missionary society met last week Thursday afternoon in the Methodist church parlors. Devotions were led by Mrs, Charles Glaus. Study lesson was in charge of Mrs. H. P. Weisbrod. A vocal duet was sung by Mrs. O. J. Stephenson and Mrs. J. F. "Newel, accompanied at the piano by Mrs. W. R. Wolfe. Mrs. E. A. Welsbrod- gave a very interesting descriptive reading about China. Tire first mite box opening of the year took place at this meeting and the president, Mrs. C. G. Humphrey, gave an appropriate reading on "The Gift and the Giver." Plans were made for the making of a quilt for the Christmas missionary box. Meeting was brought to a close by repeating the Lord's prayer in unison. Hostesses were.Mrs. /A _^_ R., Wplfe: ; :£^r'Mxs,:;A;;H;; -i?arewell f twy^~~'!~^~"~ f ~~f^[ A surprise farewell: party was held for the Alfred Blackwenn family at then- home last Wednesday evening. About forty-five relatives and friends were present. The evening was spent In playing five hundred. -Those planning and carrying out the party were: Messrs, and Mesdames H. H. Widdell, W. R. Wolfe, R. J. Hengel, Alan Bollinger, F. C. McWhorter. These hosts and hostesses served refreshments during the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Blackwenn were presented with a large picture with which to remember the occasion. The family will leaVe this week Wednesday for their new home In Dalton, Nebraska. This week on Monday another group of friends and realtlves brought baskets of food and had a farewell dinner with them. Milton Wisbrod attended the Farm and Home week at Ames last week. Mrs. Christina Iverson spent last week visiting with friends about town. Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Goetch were Fairmont business visitors last week Thursday. Rev. J. T. Snyder and son, Warren, were Sunday dinner guests at the T. N, McFall home. , Mr. and Mrs. Frank McFall, Mrs. T. N. McFall and Mrs. Wilbert Holdorf were Algona business visitors last iveek Friday. J umci' l^^ ^ ~ . ut* FLOWEW Nature's Perfect Gift at St Valentine's Day m are prepared for any order you may care to place in the way of floral remembrances for St. Valentine's day. We have cut flowers in profusion, potted growing plants and valentine basket novel, ties. We can decorate your home for that valentine party, and in short—do everything in the way of helping you to observe this sentimental holiday. We deliver anywhere in the city and wire flowers to any part of the country through our Florists' Telegraph Delivery service. Telephone 305, Algona Greenhouses Lone Rock Boy Loses One Eye. Lone Rock, February 10. Special: Willard Qulnn, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Quinn, lost the sight of his eft eye, last Tuesday. He and Bernard GenrlcH were making valentines and Bernard accidently struck him in the eye with the point of some scissors he was using to cut out the valentines. It was thought only a scratch at the time, but he suffered considerable pain, so! Mr. and Mrs. Quinn and Mrs. Genrich took him to Fort Dodge Thursday and found that the sight of the eye was gone. Mrs. Kate Newel, Gordon Wrisbrod and Harold Newel drove to Hartley on Saturday for an over Sunday visit with the LeRoy Newel family. Mrs. H. H. Mittag is having bnth room equipment installed in her homo this week. W. E. Stoeber and assistant are doing the plumbing. E. R. Slel accompanied his brother, Henry of Klemme to the Hampton clinic last week where the latter remained at the hospital for treatments. W. E. Stoeber added a seven foot, full length enclosed porch on the east side of his home last week. Martin Hantelman had the contract for the work. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Priebe and son, Raymond and Mrs. R. C. Goetch attended a high school declamatory contest at Gruver last week Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Newel motored to Belmond Sunday for a visit with their daughter, Miss Irene. Miss Newel has been ill the past week or more and has been unable to teach. - A nine pound baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Kramer last week Monday. This makes them a family of seven, four boys and three girls. He was named Lloyd Leslie. The G. W. Newel family moved last week on his farm' south of town. The land Is being rented out and the Newels will occupy the house. Mr. Newel will still continue his business here. Superintendent and Mrs. G. D. Belken attended the regular; monthly schoolmasters' meeting last Saturday evening. Superintendent R. Rossman of Seneca was host for the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Frank McFall entertained a number of friends in honor of the former's birthday last Friday night. Rook was played. A two course luncheon was served during the even- Ing. Martin Hantelman purchased a Kohler light plant of the W. E. Stoeber hardware last week. He will put it on a truck and use it as a portable plant which will be a valuable aid in his carpenter work. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Bier and Wm Underbeck drove up from Klemme on Saturday for a visit at the Ed. Weisbrod home. They also called at the E. R. Slei, George Bellinger and Elmer Weisbrod homes. Henry Soever and daughetr, Mis Lila accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Homer Soever of West Bend to Mason City Sunday, where they visited Mr and Mrs. George Boevers, who were recently injured In an auto wreck. The afternoon bridge club met lasl week .Saturday at the home of Mrs H. Schulte. Mrs. W. V. Yager won high score prize. Mrs. R. C. Goetch was a guest of the club. A two course luncheon was served after the games The Standard Bearers met last week Monday evening in the M. E. church parlor. The program was In charge of Miss Florence Laabs. Fifteen members were present. Following the social hour cake and home made ice cream was served by the hostess, Myra Steinback. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Weisbrod of Emmetsburg entertained a large number of relatives and friends at their home Sunday. J Those attending from here were: Mr, and Mrs. F,.P. Newel, Mr. _ Stoeber, Marjorie Dailey, Verieta and Karl Voigt, Clarence Osborn. Maxlne. Hazel and Shelby Weisbrod, Clarence Mentz, Paul and Mae Zwlefel. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Ohm and children, Vernon and Kathryn, accompanied by the Misses Matilda, Lillian and Olivia Kressln, motored to Correctlon- ville Saturday afternoon for a visit with Elenore Pompe, and Gladys Saunders. They spent Sunday at Sioux City and returned home on Sunday evening. Friends in this community were saddened to hear of the death of Rev. William Klause last week Saturday. Rev. Klause held the Burt and Fenton charges of the German Methodist church here some twenty years ago, and was loved by all his parishioners. He has been retired for several years and passed away on the farm near Colesburg, Iowa, where he was bom. Funeral services were held this week Monday. The Goetch Motor company has installed a gasoline pump at their garage and will sell the Diamond gasoline and motor oils, wholesaled by the Ringsted Motor & Oil Company of Rlngsted. This territory Is serviced by W. V. Yager of this place. The pump and underground tank is the one which has been unused since A. E. Nelson discontinued the garage business here and was purchased from the present owner. P. H. Jensen. >O'OO'O^VOO"O'OOO'OO'O"OO'O>> A C>OO^" V O'OC>OX''O'O*^-OO^VO:OOOO'>VC>'C£ O SALE! As I have decided to quit fanning, T will sell the following described property at public auction on the farm, (i miles south and one-half mile west of Algona. 5 miles north and one-half mile west of SI. ,Joe, on Thurs., Feb'y 19 Lunch Served by Ladies' Aid. Sale starts at 12:30. 10 HEAD OF HORSES 10 One gray horse, 10 years old, wt. l(>f)0; one gray mare, 8 years old, wt. 1.100; one gray marc, 12 years old,'wt. 1250; one sorrel 1 horse, 12 years old, wt. 1400; one bay mare, 11 years old, wt. 1400; one black team, live years old, wt. 2SOO; one sorrcll mare, 9 years old, wt. 1300; one team, bay and gray. 10 years old, wt, 2800. 21 HEAD OF CATTLE 21 15 head of milch cows; one Short Horn roan bull; three summer calves; small calves. two 70 FEEDING SHOATS 70 Double treatment of vaccination. Farm Machinery One Sandwich elevator, 32 ft; one truck wagon with box; 2 truck .wagons with racks; one Black Hawk corn planter; four sets of harness and collars; one Deering binder; one Oliver two-row cultivator; one Emerson cultivator; one King cultivator; one harrow; one Emerson gang plow, 12-inch; one Oliver gang- plow, 14-inch; 1 Deering hay rake; 1 Keysl one disc, !)-ft; 1 Budlong disc, 9 ft. one Tower pulverizer; one McCormick-Dem-ing mower; one McCormick-Deering manure spreader and one Litchfield manure spreader. TERMS—Cash or see your banker. Wm. Metzen, Prop. LONE ROCK NEWS. wxawx^^ Mrs. Ida Hulburt of GHdden visited relatives and friends here most of last week. Mrs. Mark Simmons of Fairmont . visited at the A. H. Hanna home last week. The Mite society will meet with Mrs. Alfred Krueger next Thursday, February 19th. Mrs. John Rath and daughter, Neva, spent Sunday at the home of her son, William Rath. Mr. Mauns attended the Palo Alto girls' basket ball tournament at Ayrshire Saturday. Mr. .and Mrs. W. J. Cotton and Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Rice were at Fort Dodge Saturday. Mrs .Otis Sanders returned home on Saturday after a week's visit with her mother at Renwick. Mrs. N. L. Cotton attended a Farm and Home meeting at Ames last week and returned home Saturday. L. A. MATERN, Auctioneer IOWA STATE BANK, Clerk. claceaftamieoaaa^^ sary Monday evening. The following were in attendance, the Sam Warners, Arthur, Bay and Albert Bler- stedts, Walter Sorensens and the Scheppemans. The Lone Rock basket ball teams played games at Whittemore Friday evening. The boys won the game, the score being 34 to 31 and the girls lost, the score being 16 to 36 in favor of the Whittemore girls. Kunkel refereed the games. A declamatory contest was held at the school house last Tuesday and the following were the speakers: oratorical, "Born Rich," Gordon Blanchard; "Lafayette, We Have Come," Fern Hartwell; "A Man for the Ages," Louis Rellly; duet, Imogene Roderick and Coila Holllster; dramatic. "Jean Val Jean Reveals Himself," Dorothy Macumber; "Elizabeth," Myrtle Olson; "While the Game was Played," Philip Reilly; piano duet, MJss Behrmann and " Miss Lewis; humorous, Love," Letha Bilsborough; "Brotherly The Car- Painter," Lillian Angus; "Ma at the Basket ball Game," Lola Marlow; 'Mrs. Cohen at the Amusement Park," Gladys Nelson; "Courtship Under Dif- Iculties," Muriel Long; "Tommy Stearns Scrubs Up," Maynard Genrich; 'At the Miniature Golf Course," Ruby Cherland; "Peter Projects," Gladys Stebritz; selection, girls' glee club. Miss Jackman of Cylinder was the judge. Louis Reilly won first in oratorical; Phillip Reilly won first in dramatic; and Gladys Nelson won first in humorous. They will go to Fenton some time the last of February to compete with Fenton, Whittemore and Swea City, of Swea City visited with friends here' Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gram are the proud parents of a baby boy bom on Saturday. Lulu Richards visited at the home of her parents, the C. W. Millers at Lu- Verne Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Schiltz and their daughter, Mildred visited with friends at Estherville Friday. Jane, daughter of Mr. and Francis Bradley, is seriously ill Mrs. with Mrs. Alfred Krueger and Ersel Blanchard went to Des Moines Friday and returned home Sunday. The Watson Shlck family have rented the house of Mrs. W. C. Heiter and will move into it the 16th of this month. . Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey attended a schoolmasters' meeting at Bancroft on Saturday evening. R. L. Rossman of Seneca entertained. I The following are on the sick list this week: Irene Whitford, Kathryn and Gladys Stebritz, Imogene Roderick and Lucille Genrich. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Weiner and Mr. and Mrs. Schrader of Depew visited at the home of Mr. Schrader's brother at Battle Creek last Thursday. There was no church service Sunday on account of Rev. Gladstone being ill with blood poisoning in his arm. Mr. Stow gave an aluminum demonstration at the Fred Genrich home on last Monday evening and after the demonstration they all played five hundred. Mr. and Mrs. Watson Shlck and son, Charles, and Mrs. Shlck's father, Mr. Lingenfelter, visited at Manly Sunday. Mr. Lingenfelter remained for a few days' visit. Mrs. I. W. Nelson, who was operated on for appendicitis at the hospital In Algona last Saturday, was moved to the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Bacon Friday, and is expected home soon. Mrs. Lillle Thompson received word Friday that Miss Yager's mother had passed away at Calmar. Mrs. Thompson and Neva attended the funeral on Sunday. Mlss^ager wasi formerly the first and second grade teacher here. "Mr. ai)d Mrs. Ed. Bierstedt celebrated their thirty-nrst wedding anniver- BANCROFT NEWS. Al Meyers visited with friends at Carroll Sunday. Dave Lynch of Fairmont was a business visitor here Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Wittmus are the proud parents of a baby boy born Friday. The Misses Amanda and Ruth Looft pneumonia. Miss Keller is caring for her. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Schiltz and Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Nurre attended the fish dinner given by Rev. Meyers of Milford. Mrs. Joe Jenks and Mrs. A. H. Fuchs drove to Fort Dodge Friday where they spent the day at the home of .the former's sister, Mrs. R. P. Holly. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Guest and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Miller returned Thursday from Illinois, here they attended the funeral of the latter's brother. St. John's basket ball team drove to Algona Friday night where they played St. Cecelia's academy team. They were defeated by a score of 22 to 11. Mrs. H. P. Nelson and Mrs. Robert Samuelson left Saturday for Buffalo Center, where they will make their home with their daughter and sister. J. J. Sherman and Otto Nemmers drove to Fairmont, last Wednesday, where they attended the funeral of Charles Nelson, a former Bancroft resident. Mrs. M. L. Schiltz and daughter, Margaret, Mrs. A. L. Schiltz and Mrs. P. J. Schiltz attended a shower for Luella Foxsen at the academy hall in Whittemore Sunday. A farewell party was held at the clubroom of trie Bradley cafe last Thursday evening in honor of Earl Klnsey who leaves Wednesday for North Carolina, where he has a position. A very large crowd attended the C O. F. card party and dance held last Wednesday evening. Florence Mc- Gllllgan and Peter Kramer won high scores in cards. Music was furnished by Kelly Kellodians of Britt. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Relter entertained a number of friends at a card party Sunday evening. Five;hundred was played at five tables, John'Brink and Mrs. Wm. Goche winning high scores and Mrs. Joe Recker and Wm. Qoche cut prizes. The fourth of a series of card parties was held last Tuesday evening In St. John's auditorium. Marie Hutchison and Frank Lappe won high scores in five hundred and Mrs. A. H. Fuchs and A. H. Foth high in bridge. Mrs. John Hellman won the door prize. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Vaske were pleasantly surprised at their home on Saturday evening, the event being their fifth wedding anniversary. Thirty-five guests were present. Five hundred furnished the entertainment for the evening. Mrs. Al Rahe and J. J. Nurre won high scores and Mrs. Frank Vaske and J. W. Schiltz low scores. A miscellaneous shower was held on Thursday evening at the N. B. Schiltz home In honor of Miss Ella Vaske, who is soon to become the bride of Arnold Schiltz. Five hundred was played at eleven tables. Adella Vaske won high prize, Mrs. Joe Fox second and Mabel Schneider cut prize. The bride- to-be was the recipient of many beautiful and useful gifts. GET RID )F DISEASE GERM Sin nose mouth and throat Let Zonito cleanse away Uio accumulated secretions, kill the prevent Highly germiridal. Soothing to memhrimt-s. WHITE'S wxxsxxsanw^^ Saturday RASPBERRY JAM, quarts for FLOUR, Mother's Bread, 49 Ibs. PRUNES, No. 10, Big Three CHERRIES, No. 10, Red Pitted .38c 1.25 .45c 98c APRICOTS, fancy dried, 2 Ibs. PEACHES, No. 10, Big Three, sliced ,_ APRICOTS, No. 10, Big Three, peeled SOAP, Swift's Laundry 10 bars for mw%%XB8ff^^

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free