The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 18, 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 18, 1931
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i The Upper Des Moines-Republican, February 18, 1931 BANCROFT NEWS. Harry Farrow and Alphonse Paulson accompanied a car load of cattle to 'Chicago Saturday. ti. J. Nemmers returned Friday from "Des Molnes, where he attended a hard- •waremen's convention. Mrs. Shirley May of Corwith Is visiting with her sisters, Lulu Richards, and Florence and Margaret Miller. Florence McGllligan Is on the sick list and was unable to attend to her 'duties at the Kennedy Brothers depart- :ment store. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Welp and their children of Humboldt spent Sunday at 'the M. A. Saunders and Mrs. J. H. Welp homes. Mrs. Alphonse Fangman and children of Alta are visiting at the home of 'her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Dyer -and family. Miss Doris Pearson, who Is attending commercial college at Mankato, spent the week end at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Pearson. Mrs. Charles Foth of Ashton and Edward Schlltz of Alton returned to their homes Thursday after having attended the wedding of their sister, Mildred Schiltz. Mrs. Lee Brown and daughter, Ruth Ann of Omaha, are visiting at the home of. her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Berens and with other relatives and friends . At the Forester card party last Wednesday evening Frank Lappe and Mrs. Henry Lappe won high prizes. Frank Menke's orchestra of Fairmont furnished the music for the dance. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Olenger and Miss Gertrude Schlltz returned to Emery, South Dakota, Thursday after attending the wedding of the lady's sister, Mildred, which took place Tuesday. Mrs. Verne Austin entertained a number of friends at a bridge party Saturday evening. Regina Berens won high score. Mrs. A. W. Kennedy won second high and Marlon Thurn cut prize. A dainty lunch was served. Robert Quinn returned to St. Paul Friday where he is a student at St. Paul's seminary, after having spent the past two weeks at the home of his mother, Mrs. Bridget Qulnn and other relatives here. Wm. Quinn took him as far as Mankato. Frank Lappe entertained a number of friends at a card party Sunday evening. Five hundred was played at nine tables. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Vaske won high scores and Leo Hellman and Mrs. John Blink cut prizes. A delicious lunch was served. The fifth of a series of card parties was held at St. John's auditorium last Tuesday evening. Clarence Dlcrs and Esther "Schiltz won high scores in five hundred and R. J. Welp and Adella Vaske high in bridge. Joe Cogley held the lucky card for the $2.50 gold piece door prize. www^^ LAKOTA NEWS. New Low Prices! More Value! THAT IS WHY MILLIONS MORE PEOPLE SAY* ... '^7 wUL baif only leadlnq make oj iite/"— 1931 TYPES PATHFINDERS! LOWER PRICED! GREATER VALUES! ALL SIZES ARE LOW PRICED 30x3% 4.40 - 21 4.50 • 20 4.50 4.75 5.00 21 19 19 (29 x 4.40) (29 x 4.50) (30 x 4.50) (28 x 4.75) (29 x 5.00) Price Each $ 4.39 4.98 5.60 5.69 6.65 6.98 Price Per Pair $ 8.54 9.60 10.90 11.10 12.90 13.60 The QUALITY tire within the Reach of ALL CLAPP'S Master Service Algona, Iowa Washing Greasing Brake Lining Willard Batteries Brake Testing and Service THE WEAVER 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. Un- 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 Brakittg Power Make this test yourself. Drive on the Tester—it lies flat on the floor — and apply your foot brakes. The relative braking poweroncachof 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 I'RKE. Can you affoid not to take it—today? Claas Steenhard who has been ill for the past few weeks, is still confined to his home. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Smith attended an Eastern Star meeting at Buffalo Center last Thursday evening. E. R. Worley, cashier of the Citi" zens Savings Bank, ""*~^i « !• i ai—ii"*" Wednesday looking Algona on - Kathleen, the HtOe" daughter of Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Murray, Is recovering from a severe case of the chicken pox and mumps. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ogren of Algona were here last Wednesday visiting at the home of their daughter, Mrs. R. L. Williams. A. C. Schissel, we understand has purchased a lot from Mrs. Bertha Nitz, located just east of her residence and plans .to build a residence. Arthur Anderson and George Winter were at Mason City last Thursday on business connected with the shipping association at this place. Rev. and Mrs. P. O. Johnson and a number of the young people of the M. E. church attended an Epworth League rally at Forest City last Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Aaldircks receiv- ed word last week of the arrival of a second son at the home of their son, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Aaldircks at Cincinnati, Ohio. Mrs. E. R. Worley entertained her Sunday School class Wednesday evening at the basement of the M. E. church. The decorations were in keep- nig with Valentine's day. Korse Ellman of Buffalo Center was a visitor here last Thursday, getting a line up on the proposed new school house. Mr. Ellman is interested in regard to a heating plant. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Trump received word last week of the birth of a baby daughter at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Junior Otis at Forest City. This Is the Trumps first grandchild. The young married people's class of the Presbyterian church gave a party at the church parlors last Wednesday evening in honor of Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Williams. About fifty were in attendance. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Kienitz have gone to Mason City, where they expect to make their future home. Mr. Kienitz was until just recently the manager of the Standard Oil station here, but sold .out to his brothers, Elmer Kienitz. Mrs. Harry A. Moe and two children, Enora and John, returned home last week from Spokane, Washington, where they had been the past nine weeks at j_» i i_i j-. _« •* JT«« mrAA'e otot.ov W/hr* Fenton News Items Defeated Bancroft— The Fenton Tigers won an overtime game from Bancroft Tuesday night by the score of 18 to 16. Fenton scored the first goal and held a few points lead all during the first haK of the game. The Bancroft sharpshooters were a little off form and missed numerous shots. Ponton's only offensive player was Krause, who made all the points from long range. During the second half Bancroft showed P. better eye for the basket and the lead changed hands several times and with two minutes to play Fenton held a one point lead, but Carmean tied the score with a free throw and when the whistle blew to end the second half, the score stood 14 to 14. With a few minutes rest the teams played a three minute overtime period. Fenton made a field goal immediately following the start and a few second later Bancroft also made a field goal. Then after a hard fight Krause swished the ball through for a two point lead, which they held until the end. Krause made 16 of his team s 18 -points.: ; :..:^. „,.„,__.„,.. League Bally— The sub-district Epworth League rally was held last week Monday night in 'the M. E. church. Eight towns suffered a paralytic Thanksgiving time. Armstrong, Swea City, Grant, Dolliver Graettinger and Fenton. i«w, MB »i"B ""•«•• „ ! Huntington, Graettinger and Femon. Mrs. Minnie Thaves had an auction , ™ ^ ' registration of one hun- ening and closed out the balance of her stock of merchandise. Mrs.Thaves recently rented her house furnished and is making her home with her daughter, Mrs. Verne Molinder. Mrs. Mary BecKer, widow of the' late August Becker, moved to the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Relder near Bancroft, last Thursday. The farm was recently sold to George Grlese for one hundred and twenty-five dollars per acre. Roy Ennen has rented the farm and moved onto the place Thursday. (Jhe gift of lasting beauty T HERE is no time like the present, and there ID no present that can compare with a Bulova ... For after all, the Bulova watch- is world famous for its uiv rivalled accuracy and its exquisite beauty of design. Here's a gift that is as beautiful as it is useful; a gift that will give a lifetime of enjoyable service. Select your Bulova from the complete assortment now displaying... A hundred different models for Men and Women '. ,. all styles and shapes ... $25 to $2500 F. W. Wehler & Co. Jewelers and Optometrists^ Phone 240 CORRECT TIME. „..„ and twenty-nine, fifty-two of whom represented Fenton. The following program was presented: a cello solo by Bertha Huskamp accompanied by Virginia Huskamp; guitar duet by Alice and Mable Laabs; a reading, "The Perplexed Bridegroom", by Lawrence Glaus. Music by the local high school orchestra with Miss Martha Gilbert directing. Short talks were given by the second vice president of each league. Miss Lucille Schenck of Estherville gave a talk. The next rally will be held at Dolliver March 9. Fenton Forwards — The Penton Forward girls' Four-H club met last Saturday afternoon at the home of Gladys Stoeber. Thirteen members responded to roll call, "How to Remove Spots." The Correct Way to Press Wool and Silk" was demonstrated by Ella Dreyer. Marjorle Bailey told how to "Protect Clothing," also "How to Prepare Clothing for Storage." Hazel Weisbrod gave a talk and demonstration on "Correct Posture. Alice Dreyer demonstrated a new smock and pattern and those desiring to make smocks cut them out at the meeting. Following adjournment, a two course luncheon was served by the hostess. The next meeting will be at the home of Clara Gramenz, Saturday, March 14. Girls Won— The Fenton girls' team won their second basket ball game of the season from Bancroft by the score of 17 to 15. The lead changed hands several times during the game. Bancroft started the scoring and held the lead for a short time. Then Fenton's offense began to operate and soon took the lead and had a point lead at the half. Dur- ng the second half the game was fast- n- and more rough. The two teams matched shots. They were fighting lard at the end but when the whistle blew to end the game Fenton won 7 to 15. LeRoy Newel of Hartley was a Fenton business visitor this week Monday. J. P. Newel attended the hardware- men's convention last Wednesday and Thursday at Des Moines. Mrs. Jake Nelson of Ringsted spent Sunday at the home of her brother, John Kramer and family. Miss Edna Lauritzen of Whittemore visited from Thursday until Sunday at the Dr. J. T. Waite home. Dr. and Mrs. J. T. Waite and son, John, were visitors at the Harley Braddock home in Bancroft Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Weisbrod and son, Wallace of Emmetsburg were Sunday guests at the F. J. Weisbrod home. The high school girls' inter class basket ball tournament was postponed until next week Tuesday night, February 24. isters' retreat this week Monday and Tuesday held at the Methodist church in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Newel entertained Mr. and Mrs .J. F. Newel at their home Sunday in honor of Mrs. J. F. Newel's birthday. Miss Romaine Stansbcrry of Nashua spent the weak end here visiting with friends and also at Ringsted. She is a former Fenton teacher. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Weisbrod entertained Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Weisbrod and son, Milton, and daughters, Lucille and Ethel, at dinner Sunday. Betty, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Holdorf, is suffering from a relapse after having pneumonia' and is again under a doctor's care. The Ed. Weisbrod and Ed. Slei families drove to Klemme last week Friday to attend the funeral of Henry Slei, a brother of Mr. Slei and Mrs. Weisbrod. Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Schmidt and son •Forreet,+b;'''f&iBB.lo Center, called on Fenton friends Sunday afternoon. They were dinner guests at the W. R. Wolfe home that evening. John Langerman passed away Saturday. He has been an invalid for several years. The funeral services were held this week Tuesday from the St John's Lutheran church. Mrs. J. T. Snyder and.daughter, Phyllis Jean, returned home Tuesday evening from Lake City where she has spent the past two weeks with her nfh-rnooii at I from the Chlpmnn Furniture Company HIP immp of Mrs Humtjhrev Mrs. of Burt which offer we gladly accept&l^n^^W>V $- Si ^oT d^y™ and Mrs. Wilbur St. John. Another son of Ringstcd and Mrs. C. W. Lauritzen of Whlttcmorc were out of town oITcr cnmc over the telephone from a lady whoso name we clkl not get. To all of these people we wish to express our mast .sincere appreciation of their interest and generosity. § WHITTEMORE NEWS.$ puests. High score was won by Mrs. Mangold and cut prize drawn by Miss Alvira Wehrspann. Refreshments were served. Mrs. C. F. Ruske and Mrs. W. J. _ Weisbrod were joint hostesses at a j iY(yo;0'O'0'0'C>'VCH' > ''»:C'' < :'C'0"O':''OOC": i ' 1 X>'OO quilting; party at the Ruske home last '-• ' ' " '' week. The quilt was later presented In Mrs. C. F. C. Lango as a valentine pifl. Those attending were: Mesclames Minnie Dreycr, J. B. Hartmnn, ft- W. Ruske, Kale Newel. Esther Frank, J. T Snydcr. A. J. Krauso and W. E. Stonber. A two course luncheon was served. Messrs, qncl Mcsdaincs Fred Jcntz and Walter Krause were hosts and hostesses to a group of friends at the Fred Jentz home Sunday evening. Five hundred was played and guests were seated at five tables. Mrs. Fred Jacobs of Whittemore, and George Jentz won high score prize and Mrs. Ferdinand Mueller ana Charles Nemel carried home the consolation prizes. A two course luncheon was served after the games. The Women's club met last week on Tuesday at the home of Mrs. E. O. Weisbrod with Mrs. H. O. Lindsey as assistant hostess. The program was as follows: roll call, "Item of Interest"; paper; "Women Lincoln Loved^" by Bertha -Ohm; paper, "Women of the White House, Mrs. Calvin Coolidge, Mrs. Herbert Hoover", Esther Frank. A two course luncheon followed adjournment and this was carried out in a patriotic manner appropriate to the occasion. spe L PV VT H r Losse who has Considerable moving has been go- mother, Mis. H. G. Losse, who nas . Th The Misses Clara and Mabel Osland of Algona were entertained at the home of Mrs. Ohas. Weisbrod on Sunday. Rev. J. T. Snyder attended the min- been ill. W. E. Stoeber and son, Wilfred, of this place and his son, Oliver of Armstrong went to Minneapolis last Friday to attend a hardwaremen's convention. They returned home this week Tuesday. Since finishing her course at the Iowa Beauty College in Des Moines Miss Gladys Weisbrod is spending a short vacation at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Weisbrod, before taking up a position. Mr. and Mrs. Truman Johnson drove to Lake View Saturday for a visit with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Bromley and family. Mr. Johnson returned home Sunday evening and Mrs. Johnson remained there for a more extended visit. A group of friends planned and carried out a pleosont surprise on Wm. Jentz, Sr., at his home last Tuesday evening, in honor of his birthday. Four tables of five hundred were played and later refreshments were served by the self-invited guests. Mrs. Carrie Voigt and children, Gerald and Ardls and Mr. and Mrs. Frank McFall and children, Phyllis and Jeannette were dinner guests at the Wilbert Holdorf home Saturday evening. The occasion was the seventh wedding anniversary of the Holdorf's. About twenty-five friends gathered qt the home of A. J. Krause last Friday evening and surprised Mrs. Krause and helped her celebrate her birthday. The evening was spent in playing cards after which refreshments were >erved by the self-invited guests Mrs. John Light's Sunday School jlass presented a pantomime during ,he'Sunday School hour at the M. E. church Sunday. The title was "My Faith Looks up to Thee." Those tak- ng part were Lola Warner, Virginia Frank. Ardis Voigt, and Dorothy Stigman with Margaret Stephenson singing the solo. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Reimers became the grandparents of two fine baby boys last week. On Thursday a boy was born to. their son, Raymond and wife of Rinprsted. He was named Ronald. On Friday a boy was born to the John Gerhard family of Burt. Mrs. Gerhard is their daughter. He was named Jackie Reimer. Each family now has one boy and one girl The young married folks Sunday School class held a social in the M. E. church parlor last Friday evening, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Meyers were in charge of the entertainment for the evening. These socials will be held regularly on the last Monday evening of each month, and all married folks are welcome. Mrs. Frank McFall and Mrs Art Voigt were hostesses. Mrs. O. O. Humphrey and Mrs. O H. Geronsin entertained at five tables Qf S H. Frost family moved on to the Mrs. Kate Newel farm and the Arthur Mueller family moved on the place which is better known as the Warner farm. The Ferdinand Bruhn family moved to the Theodore Black - wenn farm, east of Fairville recently vacated by the Alfred Blackwenn family, who moved to Nebraska. The L. Mueller family is moving this week on the farm vacated by the Bruhn family better known as the H. F. Bohn farm. GOOD HOPE NEWS. Mrs. John Reid was ill last week from an attack of pleurisy. Good Hope people should make plans to attend the sub-distict musical festival at Burt on next Monday evening. It will be of much interest. There will be no admission charge. Go early if a seat is desired. The attendance contest in the junior department or the Good Hope Sunday School still remains on an even basis. The airplanes were on exactly the same mark on last Sunday when the record was made. Roy Smith spent several days vlsit- ig in the home of his uncle, Henry rimus, of Wellsburg, Iowa. He was xccompdnied home by his cousin, Miss Bernice Primus, who returned to Wellsburg on Tuesday of this week af- er a ten day visit at the D. W. Smith lome. It is moving time in the country and as a consequence Good Hope is ;oing to lose some folks who will be reatly missed. The Glen ZWiefel M. Smith and Tony Jandl families, are all moving to new locations outside of this neighborhood. We wish them well in their homes. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Knoll, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Donovan, Algona; Rev. and Mrs. C. B. Mitchell, Armstrong; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Treptow, Raymond Reid and Miss Margaret Bartlett and Harvey and Alden Reid were guests for dinner at the James Knoll home on last Sunday in honor of the letter's birthday. W. J. Bourne will give a short talk on his visit to the largest church in Iowa in the preliminary service of worship at Good Hope next Sunday. The sermonic subject of the main service will be "Fertile Soils and the Production of a Spiritual Surplus." If you are in favor of "co-operation" In such an enterprise we think that you will enjoy this service. Our recent inquiry for an organ for use in the junior department of our Sunday School resulted in an offer from three different friends to donate an instrument. The first offer came Bernard Sehrier has returned after visltliifr for several weeks withi f i-lcnds in Milwaukee. Mrs. Merrill Rawson and Merrill Rnwson, Jr., of Eagle Grove were week end visitors with friends here. Lucille Reimers, a senior at the public high school, was home from school the first of the week on account of illness. Johnnie Farrell spent several days In Chicago last week visiting with his sister, Elsie Fan-ell, and other relatives. Ernest Judy is here from Illinois visiting at the home of his uncle, Chas Seymour. John Cullen and Edward Fandal returned to their school duties at St Paul seminary last Friday after a three weeks' vacation. Mrs. C. L. Cavanaugh entertained a number of ladies at bridge Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Merrill Rawson o Eagle Grove was an out of town guest. John Drew is spending the week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Trickle near Emmetsburg. The Trickle family are moving to the Wolner farm just north of Cylinder this week. Robert Finnell, Jr., received a sprained ankle in a game with the independent team at LuVernc. Nevertheless Bob forgets the pain when he tells that Whittemore won by the score of 31 to 32. A son was born a week ago Sunday in Mercy hospital at Mason City to Mr. and Mrs. Louise Page. Mrs. Page was formerly Marie Walsh of Whittemore. There is one other child, a son In the family. Miss Lorraine Botsford, principal of the high school, has gone to her home in Britt). Miss Botsford had been in the hospital here for several days suffering with rheumatism. She will have and x-ray taken of her teeth soon. Dr. L. B. Smith has been ill and confined to his home for more than a week with an attack of rheumatism. He was taken to Algona Monday to have his teeth x-rayed in an attempt to locate the cause of his suffering. A baby girl was born last Wednesday to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Reimers. The hey will make their home in that ilty. Mrs. August Schaltscnncidcr has re- icntly returned from Davenport where ihe attended the dedication of a largo Mpc organ in the Lutheran church in .hat city. Prof. Wills, who married Mala Sclmttschneider, last summer, is he organist. Tho foundation for the new home of Mr. and Mrs. James Weir has been aid nnd the house will be, built as rapidly as possible. It will be almost same as the one that was burned recently. The size is 28x30 and one and one-half stories high. Mr. nnd Mrs. Bernard rTnlm tind baby and Francis and Kathleen Mcy- or.s drove out from Elkadcr Saturday for an over Sunday visit. The Hahns visited with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hnhn and tho Movers visited their sister, Sister Mary Ernestine, a teacher at Presentation academy. Lent begins Wednesday and services wil be held in the Lutheran and Catholic churches. At the Lutheran church services will be held on each Wednesday alternating morning and evening. At the Catholic church, the stations of the Cross and a sermon will be given each Friday and Sunday evenings at seven-thirty. Mrs. Herman Fandal, who had been a patient at a hospital in Iowa City for several weeks, returned home last Monday. Arthur and Herman Fandal drove down after her. Mrs. Fandal expects to return to the hospital later for treatments. Mrs. Fandal was formerly Madeline Brcnnan of Emmetsburg. Seth B. Catry took an enforced layoff a few days last week and went to bed, right down sick with the flu. Only those who have had the repeat attacks of the flu will know just how our postmaster-editor feels, and will agree that it isn't the coming-down with the old stuff, but the trying to get back to normalcy afterwards, that's the tough pavt. About two hundred guests attended a post-nuptial reception given in tho public hall at Rodman on Sunday afternoon for Mrs. Eddie Schumacher, a bride of lust Friday. The guests were entertained at a mock wedding. Mary Schellin took the part of the bride, Elizabeth Wolfe, the groom, his attendant was Mrs. Wm. Henry and the bridesmaid was Mary Marty. Esther Schumacher carried the ring and Gertrude Kenne was the-minister. The Marty sisters entertained on the piano and Hawaiian guitar. The bride received many beautiful presents. little one has been named May. The Reimers have one Maxine other child, also a girl. Mrs. Reimers was formerly Mabel Householder of Bu»t. Cory Haas held a sale of his household goods last Saturday. He has sold the house to J. V. Elbert, who will iiove there soon. Cory was man-led to an Estherville lady this winter and 1929 FORD Coupes and Tudors $315 to $345 '29 Whippet coach $275 Model T coupe and tu- '28 Durant coach $250 dor $35 up '28 Chrysler coupe $350 TERMS Kent Motor Co.

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