The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 25, 1931 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 25, 1931
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The Upper Des Moines-Republican, February 25, 1931 Former Algona Dentist Back for a Visit. £>r. H. C. Devereaux and a Mr. John- s °" wens up from Humboldt Monday and DI». Devereaux called on some of ms many old friends In Algona. Dr. Devereaux was for a number of years a popular Algona dentist. He left here In 1910, and practiced with his brothers at Humboldt for a number of years. He finally was obliged to give up his practice on account of his eyes. An operation for cataract has now given him back his eyesight. He has been living of late at Janesville, Wisconsin, and came to Humboldt and Port Dodge for visits with his brothers on January 31. Dr. Devereaux has lost some flesh and is a little older, but otherwise shows little change. Mrs. Devereaux lives at Madison, Wisconsin, with their son, Harold, who is married and practices dentistry there. Swea City Booze Must Have Kick, Swea City Herald: Editor A. L. Anderson af the Ringsted Dispatch last week said: Russell Peterson of Swea City saw a live snake last week, so the Herald reports, and the first dandelion In bloom this season is also reported from that cdmmunity. You have to get up early to beat Swea City to these stories. We thought of framing up some of these stories too but considered the season Just a little too early to get them across. vWvwAflAi WWAFV\WW^ PRICES! At these new low prices, Goodyear — the largest maker— announces Increased Values, making today the Bargain Time to replace old tires. LEDYARD NEWS. Mrs. Tobitha Logan spent the week end In Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Pingle were Bancroft callers on Saturday. Mrs. Ed. Knoner spent Saturday at the home of her parents In Lakota. Miss Wylam and Miss Jones were in Algona Saturday on a shopping trip. The Jule Selfert family were Sunday dinner guests at the L. W. Weimer home. The Henry Gray residence has been rented by the Swift family of Blue Earth. Mrs. Robert Womack was called to Sioux City Thursday by the death of her brother. Mrs. T. Parrish of Blue Earth was in town Thursday and attended the Aid meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Juhl of Forest City spent Saturday evening at the Campbell home. Mrs. Ross.Coleman and children of Algona were Sunday callers at the Clifton Engelby home. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kelly, Evelyn and Deloris Mayne and Edith Logan spent Sunday In Fairmont. Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson and sons, Kenneth and Duane, spent the week end In LuVerne with relatives. Mrs. L. W. Weimer and Wm., Mrs. Tillmoney, ajid^M^l^iamiJ iwere^ In 4*7549 (28 x 4.75) 4.75-20 $6-75 4.50-20 $5- 60 ... mote titan evet today, uouAave by -^ 7 « M/ . "I will buy onlyj£ leading make of tire!" uality Tire Within the Reach of M7 5,0049 $698 (29 x 5.00) 5.00-20 (30 x 5.00) 5.25-20 $8-30 (30 x 5.25) 6.00-21 $11-65 (33 x 6.00) lace MoArthur of Algona were calling on friends and relatives here Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. George Schulte of Alexander spent the week end at the V. A .Barrett home. Mrs. Schulte will be better remembered as Alice Barke- CLAPP'S ter Service Phone 26 Algona, Iowa Washing Greasing Brake Lining Willard Batteries TEST your brakes free! On this new Weaver Automatic Brake Tester Properly equalized brakes— partlcularli' if they arc 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 Braking Power Make this testyourself. Drive on the Tester—it lies flat on the floor—and apply your foot brakes. The relative braking power on 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 ™« WEAVER WAY /wvwwwwvvwwwwvwww wwwwwiwvww ^^ ma, who formerly taught In the school here. On Saturday evening a party was given at the George Moulton home for the boys and girls' basket ball teams. Although there was not a large crowd present a mighty good time was re ported. The Yahnke garage has been rented by Roy Link and Mr. MacAnich. The household goods of Mr. Link was brought here Saturday and until a residence can be secured will be stored in the Mousel home. On Monday night, February 16th the eighth grade held a valentine party at the school house. Appropriate games were played and a lovely lunch was served by the class assisted by their sponsor, .Miss Williams. Leon Worden, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Jampbell and Mrs. O. D. Montgomery of Forest City left early Sunday morn- ng for Omaha, where they were called *iy the,death of O. H, Dutton, a brpth- itcbf;|Mis.',OampbeU and Mrs. M&t- *E gomery. On last Wednesday evening Mrs. Lou STitz and Mrs. Winter of Lakota gave a jasket lesson at the home of Mrs. Blanche Jenks. There were seven baskets started and the lesson will be sontlnued this week at the home of Mrs. Mayer. Ira Glngerich, who has been In the hospital at Algona for the past five weeks suffering from two broken limbs was brought home Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Gingerich is still suffering considerably Hut is improving as rapidly as can be expected. The many friends of Mrs. D. A. Carpenter will be very pleased to learn that she is very much improved and was able to walk to a near neighbor's home several days of this week. Everyone hopes she will soon be able to take up her usual activities. The M. E. Ladles' Aid met in the church parlors Thursday afternoon. Final plans were made for the supper to be served Friday night during the county boys' basket ball tournament About twenty-one members and friends were present and a nice lunch was served. The next meeting will be In two weeks at the home of Mrs. Burrows. Fenton "News Items The Sewing ..of Mrs. Lauritzen last Monday night at which time a miscellaneous shower was ?lven for Mrs. Kenneth Stephenson, better known as Miss Helen Peterson. Two small boys rapped at the door and delivered to Mrs. Stephenson a coaster wagon full of lovely and useful gifts. At the close of the evening the hostess served a delicious lunch. CENTENNIAL OF THE McCORMlCK REAPER Group Music Contest— A group music contest sponsored by the M. E. churches, Estherville, Armstrong, Dolliver, Swea City, Grant and Fenton was held here last Tuesday evening at the M. E. church. The following program was presented: orchestra, Armstrong; ladles' quartette, Armstrong, score 90; ladies' quartette Swea City, score 87; mixed quartette, Dolliver, score 79; male quartette, Armstrong score, 80; soprano solo, title 'Oh, God be Merciful," score 93; soprano solo, Swea City, score 89; soprano solo, Armstrong, score 96; contralto solo, Dolliver, 91; baritone solo, Armstrong, 85; junior chorus, Grant, given third place; junior choms, Swea City, given second place; junior chorus, Estherville, given first place; full chor- iJ3ay^&JSElLj'» 11 chorus, Arm- TOSiTwrclass A—mixed quartette, Estherville, score 95; male quartette, Estherville, 93; soprano solo, Estherville, 98; contralto solo, Esth(ervUle, 95; soprano solo, Fenton, 91. Professor Hagen of the Waldorf College at Forest City was the critic judge. A sub-district music festival will be held at Algona March 10. You Are Invited to Our McCormick Reaper Centennial Celebration and Power Farming Entertainment MONDAY, MARCH 2 Beginning at ing A full-site, working reproduction of the original 1831 reaper will be on display, You uiill also see the five-reel motion picture, "Romance of the Reaper," especially filmed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the invention of the McCormick Reaper, 10 A. M. and continu- uiitil 4 P. M. J UST one hundred years ago Cyrus Hall McCormick gave the world its first reaper. That was in 183 1. Now, in 1931, we celebrate the centenary of that great event. We want you to come in and be our guest for a day, A special program has been arranged for your complete enjoyment. Two miles of mighty interesting motion pictures—short talks on subjects of interest to every farmer. Plan now to be with us! Free lunch at noon at the court house. Free motion pictures at the call at eleven o'clock. Everyone is invited. MATT MURTHA Birthday Party— Last Saturay evening upon returning home from the basket ball tournament at Lone Rock, August Krause was surprised to find his home filled with guests who had come to surprise him in honor of his birthday. Those present were: the high school senior class, of which he is a member. Several members of the high school faculty and a few other friends were also present. Bunco was played and Alice Hantelman and Eugene Huskamp each won high score prizes. E. B. Wittmus won low prize. August was presented with several handsome gifts as a remembrance of the occasion. Ed. Dehnert of LuVerne was a Fenton business visitor last week Tuesday. LeRoy Newel of Hartley was a Fenton business visitor last week Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Neu of Whittemore were visitors Sunday at the F. H. Bohn home. Dr. J. T. Waite attended the Masonic lodge meeting at Bancroft last Thursday evening. Dr. and Mrs. J. T. Waite were Emmetsburg business visitors last week on Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Newel were Sunday visitors at the Dr. A. T. Whitlow home in Swea City. Miss Susan Goeders of Emmetsburg is assisting with sewing at the E. C. Weisbrod home this week. Mrs. E. D. White has been enjoying a visit from her brother, Lloyd Bowen of Rockford the past week. Local buyers shipped eight cars of hogs and one of cattle last Saturday evening to the Chicago markets. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Newel and sons, Warren and Franklin of Hartley were .entertained at the F. O. Bailey home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Stoeber and their daughter, Gladys were entertained at the home of their son, Oliver, at Armstrong Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Smith spent Sunday at the home of their daughter, Mrs. George Rockwcod and family at Worthlngton. The Fenton Tigers, local town basket ball team, played the Gilkerson Union Giants at Worthington Sunday and were defeated 38 to 20. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wolfe of Latimer and Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Householder of Lone Rock were dinner guests at the W. R. Wolfe home Sunday. Dr. and Mrs. J. T. Waite entertained the E. A. Huskamp family at a dinner Sunday, and the Chas, Lauritzen family of Whittemore for supper. Miss Edna remained here for a longer visit. Tony Hayworth of Armstrong attended the district mall carriers' convention at Algona Monday. Mrs. Hayworth accompanied him as far as Penton and-ipent the day at the P. p. Newel home. A church school for the sub-district will be held at Armstrong this week and next, three nights each week. Four classes will be held and under the direction of an accredited instructor. Ten from this place plan to attend. Mrs. C. F. Ruske held a quilting par ty last week Wednesday afternoon Those present were: Mesdames J. F Newel, E. W. Ruske, Mike Weisbrod Philip Weisbrod, T. N. McFall ant Henry Miller. A two course luncheon was served. Mr. and Mrs. George Boettcher and son, Don, drove to Iowa C.ity Saturday evening for a visit with their daughter, Laura, who is still at the University hospital recovering from a mastoid operation. The afternoon bridge club was entertained last week Saturday at the home of Mrs. Everett Dreyer. High score prize was won by Mrs. H. H. Widdell. Matilda Kressln was a guest of the club. A two course luncheon was served after the games. -". Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Weisbrod had as their guests, Sunday, Rev. and Mrs J. T. Snyder and children, Warren and Phyllis, Coach and Mrs. E. D. White and daughter, Lucille, Lloyd Bowen and Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Meyers and children, Betty Ann, Joan and Dickie. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Weisbrod and children, Bobby and June, went to Garner Friday to visit with relatives and to attend the wedding reception of Mrs. Weisbrod's niece, Mrs. Christian Karsjen. The reception was held at the Country Club house at Clear Lake and four hundred guests were Invited. A birthday party was held last week Tuesday evening at the Herman Gaade home in honor of Warren Randall, a high school senior. The members of his class and a number of other friends were his guests. The evening was pleasantly spent in playing games. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Gaade. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Wander were host and hostess at a five hundred party at then- home last Thursday evening. • Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Johnson won high score prizes. Miss Susan Goeders and P. H. Jensen won low prizes. A delicious two course luncheon was served at the close of the entertainment. Mr. and Mrs. John Schallin entertained a group of friends at a five hundred party at their home last week on Monday evening. Guests were seated at five tables. Mrs. F. C. Bailey and W. T. Ohm won high score prizes. Mrs. F. H. Eigler and J. A. Schwartz won consolation prizes. Refreshments were served after the games. E. J. Newel of Davenport attended to business matters In Fenton last week Tuesday and Wednesday. He is administrator for the Frank Newel estate and made arrangements to re-decorate the entire interior of the house. O. S. Warner was given the contract The F. J. Weisbrod family will move in as soon as it is ready for occupancy. Mrs. H. O. Lindsey and Mrs. G. D. Belken were joint hostesses at bridge lost Thursday afternoon. Five tables were played. Miss Susan Goeders won high score and Mrs. F, H. Eigler the cut prize. Mrs. George Freeman of Cylinder and Miss Susan Goeders of Emmetsburg were out of town guests. A two course luncheon was served after the games. David Waite, the father of Dr. J. T Waite, received word last week of the death of his brother, John Waite, who died in Scotland February 7. David Waite is seventy-nine years old and is now the only living member of a family of five. He and a brother, Andrew, were the only members coming to America. His brother, who also lived here at one time, died in Idaho several years ago. Mrs. A. H. Meyers entertained last week Wednesday afternoon at a farewell party in honor of Mrs. Mary Harsch, who has been employed in the John Langerman homf> for the past several years. Mrs. Harsch will leave soon for the Melbourne Simpson home near Whittemore where she will care for Miss Hattie Simpson who has been an invalid since last fall when she suffered a paralytic stroke. W. R. C. Held Their Annual Bean Supper. The annual bean supper of the W. R. C. was held last Saturday evening at the Legion hall. As usual the ladies put on a sumptuous repast which was enjoyed by many. This supper was formerly one of the big events of the year. BANCROFT NEWS. •i&xxyxix^^ Jay Quinn left Thursday for Arcadia for a visit with friends. The Misses Florence and Margaret Miller were Algona visitors Friday, Bert Carr left Saturday for Illinois to attend the funeral of his father. Sam Shine of Spencer was a business visitor here Thursday afternoon. Carl Pearson of Algona spent Sunday it the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Pearson. Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Schiltz and Mr. and Mrs. John Haupert were visitors at Estherville Saturday. Nick Delperdang of Armstrong spent Sunday at the home of his mother, Mrs. Hubert Delperdang. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Finnegan of irmstrong spent last Wednesday at he home of Mrs. Bridget Quinn. Mrs. J. A. Devlne, Mrs. Imelda Doyle and Mrs. Esther Doyle spent Saturday at the J. C. Underkofler home at Brltt, Jack Richter of Wesley visited last week Sunday with his sister, Teresa, who is attending St. John's high school here. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy SchUtz and daughter, Betty Mae, spent Sunday at the home of the lady's sister, Mrs. Wm. Besch. Mr. and Mrs. Al Stromseth are the proud parents of a Baby girl born on Saturday. This Is the third child In the family. Jos. J. Elbert and daughter, Evelyn of Algona visited last Tuesday with their daughter and sister, Mrs. LeRoy Schiltz. The C. O. F. held a meeting at the Forester hall Thursday evening. Slides were shown by G. D. Hart and a large crowd attended. Ed. Schiltz of Alton arrived here on Thursday for a visit at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Schilt* and other relatives. Mrs. J. O. Prlester of Whittemore spent Saturday at the home of her mother, Mrs. M. L. SchUtz and with other local relatives. Mr. and Mrs, Ben Merrlfield of Marble Rock returned to their home OR Wednesday after a few days' visit with relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Clem Halar returned to Lamotte Wednesday after having attended the Schlltz-Vaske • Wedding 1 , which took place last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. William Sandt and children and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sandt and children of Fairmont spent Sunday with relatives and friends here. Evans, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Johnson, was the subject of an operation for appendicitis Friday. Drs. Devine and Wallace performed the operation. A small flre broke out at the A. Con- Ion residence Thursday afternoon. A spark flew on the roof which caused the flre. It was noticed and extinguished before any damage was done. The last C. O. F. card party and dance was held last Monday evening. Clarence Vaske and Regina Fangman won high prizes in cards and Charles Lappe and Mrs. H. B. Menke won door prizes. A very large crowd was in attendance. The last of a series of card parties given by St. John's parish was held on last Tuesday evening. Mrs. Mike Droessler and Dan Long won high scores in bridge and Mrs. Joseph Helln- sky and Roman Wilhelmi high in five hundred. W. J. Hood won the door prize. PAPER AND PAINT ™,'v FOR BETTER HOMES Estimates Gladly Given b n , th f e ?"* ^^nding in your community. Do It Paint ,' A measure of beauty and protection as We 1. ex P« -lence d our decorating service you have yet to HARRY BAKER f Phone 778 502 S(Juth Jen)me gtreet "^^^^^ HY NOT TRY ASTHMA REMEDY! Glvtx Prompt and Positive Relief In Ever Case. SpldbyprufrgtaU. 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