The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 25, 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 25, 1931
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SENECA GIRLS ARE COUNTYCHAMPS Defeated Whittemore in the Tournament Saturday at Lone Rock 35-32. SENECA CHAMPIONS FOR LAST YEAR ALSO. Other Games Were Good and Were Enjoyed by Large Crowds. Whittemore and Seneca Outstanding. (By Mildred Goetsch.) Seneca, February 24th. Special Cor. Seneca girls are county , champion amid a frenzied cheering mob at Lom Rock on Saturday night in what Re feree Moore of Laurens announced was the fastest girl game he had ever seen A great Whittemore team was defeat ed by a greater Seneca aggregation in the final game for the Kossuth coun ty champion by a score of 35 to 32. At one time, Whittemore held three point lead due to Carlisle's won derful shooting, but after Jensen, th. Seneca midget center, was switched to, guard, it was too bad for Whittemore. Seneca's team work and Goetsch's shooting then carried Seneca to victory, although Whittemore threatened again In the last minutes to make it a tie. getting started or Fenton Improved wonderfully. At the start of the last quarter Fenton was leading done all through the game. enough to coast through. This Is the second championship for Seneca In two years following two re- narkable seasons in which thirty-three ames have been won and two lost. Su- jerintendent Rossman has kept his i <..«, UB » -- ---earn pretty well under cover this year > and Voight starredi.~ ^- lttemoTe . s md the victory was a surprise to many.. Behnke the main cog in wmwemor , for she had However, Welsbrod with He has had J wonderful "success with machine, he Seneca girls and has a record of The 31 victories and only nine defeats in the last five years. This includes all ;ames played in state tournaments. Wesley 21, Bancroft 19. The Wesley-Bancroft game opened the tournament. Bancroft'was badly handicapped by the absence of Lichliter and the sickness of Peterson. Had they been able to make free throws ------of which only six out of 21 were made, to mtoaJfce ,„„ Seml-Final Game. The Seneca-Wesley game on Satur- 8 fnec a a ft t^onT 7 t'o FZSSSL £ too much artillery and too strong defense. Wesley never had a Chan The vmittemore-LuVerne game started out as.iflt a Were B to n be e( Very e seemed unable close, but Carlisle Whittemore „„it would have been different. God- tredson's work was outstanding. Seneca 40, Ledyard 9. This game was a walk-away for the Seneca team. After running up a comfortable lead, the whole Seneca second team went in and finished the game. Ledyard has mostly freshmen and sophomores on their team and should be heard from next year. LuVerne 52, Lone Rock 43. Lone Rock presented a flashy forward against LuVerne in Marlow. This young lady made 37 points In 32 minutes which Is a good evening's work for anybody. Burtis also played an outstanding game at guard for Lu- Verne. Wagner at center and Godfrey at forward were also stars. This was anybody's game until the last quar- tU IIllOU W»iG wtm.-»—— - ---- known reason the team that most baskets wins the game. Whi tte : mos more won the game by a score ^ of 3 to 13. LuVerne fought hard to the last, but was weak on the forward end Their center, Wagner and Godfrey at guard and for Whittemore, the Langer- VfBxy&a®^^ IWHITTEMORE NEWS| Francis N. Elbert is sick at his home this week. Lloyd Farrell Is home from school ill with an attack of the flu. William Higgins, Sr, is a patient at the McCreery hospital this week. A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs Wm. Besch last week. This is the first child in the family. Miss Ella Burke went to Peru, Illinois, Monday where she was caned by the death of her uncle, Mr. Joyce. Mrs. Betty Langerman came over from Humboldt Friday and visited wHh friends and relatives here and in Penin. The high school acaciemy^ rehears ing for the class play ton. g man twins were star performers. The Final Game. The Seneca- Whittemore game fireworks from start to finish and was probably the best girl game ever played - was ing or e c given on Sunday evening, April. The Ire presenting "Who Wouldnt Be ter. Whittemore 35, Fenton 22. A week ago Whittemore defeated Fenton by fifty points and everybody looked for a walk-away again. As It turned out the "dope" was nearly upset. Either Whittemore had trouble in IWJWUVWWWWfJU^^ Automatic Electric * WASHER NOW AT NEW LOW PRICE. HAPPIER WASHDAYS gift o UV I/11C o^vf* ** «*. —— — - went into the game with a record of nineteen straight wins and no defeats while Seneca had to her credit 15 wins and one defeat to Whttemore inDec- ember. All signs pointed to a Whltte- mm victory, but before the game was two minutes old, the crowd ^covered that Seneca also had a team. At one tune Whittemore led by three points while Seneca led by ten points during part of the fourth quarter, only to have Whittemore cut it down to three points at the finish. It would be unfair to single out stars in this game without mentioning all the players on '"senecTwas awaked a sold basket ball which is a mate to the one they received last year. Whittemore received the basket ball used in the tournament. Honor Team. An all-Kossuth county girls' team as nicked by R. L- Rossman, the Seneca superintendent and basket ball coach oHows. Everyone to at liberty to pick _n _!.__ tnn*v^ IT Vflll flOn U A son was born Friday to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Duffy. There is one othe child in the family, a girl. Mrs. Duf fy was formerly Kathleen Deeney Emmetsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wagner wer called to Bartlett, Illinois, last Wed nesday by the death of an uncle. The will visit in Chicago before returnln home this week. A boy was born last Thursday to Mr. and Mrs. George Weir In Algona. The Weirs now have two boys and two riite. Mrs 1 , Nick Semon is at the Weir home caring for the mother and new baby. Mrs M. C. Wen- and Mrs. William Higgins drove to Sioux City Thursday where they visited with their daugh- his own all star team. If you don t more weeks, approve of this one you are at liberty o Dick your own: forwards, Goetsch of Seneca a^d Carlisle of Whittemore; centers, Wagner of LuVerne andI Nie - sen of Seneca; guards, Godfrey of Lu- Verne and Jensen of Seneca; honorable mention: forwards-Mario*of Lone Rock, Godfredson of Bancroft. Behnke of Whittemore; centers—Langerman twins of Whittemore; guards, Burtis of Lone Rock, Voight of Fenton and Patterson of Seneca. LuVerne Pastor Given Farewell Party. LuVerne, February 24. Special: Rev and Mrs. Peter Braner were tendered a farewell surprise Friday evening o last week. The congregation and otn er invited friends, numbering about 300, gathered at the high schoolgym- wnere i«ey VJQI./CU. •••--- ~ "., .«_ ters, Patricia Weir and Rosella Higgins, who are taking a nurses' trata- mK course at St. Joseph's Mercy hos- pltaU The two ladies returned home Saturday. The Frank Bestenlehner home was released from quarantine on Thursday and again put under quarantine on Sundw Annette became sick with the scarlet fever. Buddy has fully recovered from the Illness but will now be compelled to stay at home for a few . were escorted to the seats of honor by Fred Tiede. Gottlieb Hanselman act- •fSXSS&W&i^^ GOOD HOPE NEWS. 'lw X 8®&Xy%X^^ Cyrus Ward and son, Arthur of Al gona were guests at the W. J. Bourne home on last Sunday. A good deal of credit is due member of our choir for the faithful work don by them in preparation for the sub district music festival held at Burt o last Monday night. While they did no carrv awav any awards they deiive much profit from the experience Wor will begin next week in training fo participation in the district festival t be presented in Algona on March 10. Owing to a change of plan the service of worship at Good Hope on last Sunday was devoted to a number of special musical numbers by the choii and an interesting talk by W. J. Bourne describing a recent visit to the O. D. Adams of Emmetsburg, who is alesman for a brick and tile firm ftt •tort Dodge, was here Thursday look- ng after business matters. Mrs. Edward Knoner of Ledyard vis- ted at the home of her parents, Mr. nd Mrs. J. A. Bnrger and her sister, Mrs. Coonle Roelfsema one Oiy lost week. Miss Audrey Hastings, a teacher in he public school here, spent last Sot- irday and Sunday at the home of :er sister, Mrs. H. J. Schutter at Bufalo Center. Clyde Thaves drove to Algona Sat- irday afternoon after his mother, Mrs. ? W Thaves, who visited Friday and Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Guderlan. The business men had a meeting losl Friday evening in the back room ol the Citizens' Savings Bank, in regard to organizing a commercial club. Another meeting will be held in the near future. The John Ltesveld family received word last week that Cloo Llesveld wa. operated on Sunday. February 15, a the hospital at Coldwater, Michigan for appendicitis and at last report she was getting along nicely. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Meyer west o town entertained the following guest last Friday evening: Mr. and Mrs .. F. Smith and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Wai ter Meyer and son. Amy Greilette, Joh and LaVerne Liesvcld, Dclorls Nit harles Tutton and Peter Bluer. In the declamatory contest held n he opera house last Tuesday evening, forman Frerking won first in dram- tic; Wm. Clemens, first in oratorical nd Lorraine Smith, first in humor- us. Norman Frerking was first over 11. Mrs. Donald Weir of Burt was 10 judge. E R. Worley, cashier of the Clti- ens' Savings Bank, received word last reek that his brother, Charles Worley f Aredale, Iowa, was seriousy 111 at he hospital at Hampton, following n operation for a ruptured appendix Mr. Worley went down on Thursday mt found him much better. Miss Elsie Baum, the oldest daugh- er of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Baum north of town, has been quite ill for the past week with what is thought to be •heumatism in her head and neck. Miss Baum has been troubled for several years with the ailment in all parts of ler body. She is suffering a great deal of pain. UPECIAL Spring Dresses With Loads of Style and of Lovely Materials Printed Crepes Plain Crepes Border Prints Roman stripes and Plaids. One piece and Two piece models Every dress a re cent arrival. Sizes 14 to 42. Special Sale Prices for This Week End. Bloom's Store •gXXX&S;^^ SENECA NEWS. Am ~ Automatic Duo-Disc Washer and Johnson Utilimotor new peace of mind. TUB INCREASES EFFICIENCY The re is because the curved sides and Holds six ingot 'u-on Ld finised in an attractive green. E 1CU. j.icwvt» ^x ***>«•»«••"• ed as chairman of the evening ong those giving short talus H B Coleman, Ba>Fn&y~^Jones.nB2fl««£,) W. Hlntz, Sr. The church orchestra and a men's sextet rendered several % selections. Rev. Braner gave a very interesting talk, telling of his experiences when he first arrived in^America from Germany. After a Program the young people played games while the older people had a social tUne. ice cream and cake was served Rev. and Mrs. Braner will leave LuVerne this week for their new home in Al- sona where he will be pastor of the German Lutheran church, beginning the first of March. The Baners have many friends in this community, besides his large congregation, who are very sorry to see them leave LuVerne, but wish them success in their new location. Nazarene Church. Sunday school at 9:54 a. m, lesson title, "Jesus Sending Forth Missionaries." The harvesting is great, but the laborers are few; pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that that He would send forth laborers into His harvest." Luke 10:2. Morning worship at eleven a. m. with sermon by pastor. Seven-thirty evangelistic service. Wednesday evening prayer^ and £JUUA11^ VAtuwit"»"o — , Tint? First Congregational church at Des Moines. The sennon on Soil Fertility - surplus which was to , evented on that occasion will be given on next Sunday. The men's dinner on last Thursday evening in the community room of the church was all that was expected. A menu of corned beef and ca*age, mashed potatoes, corn bred and syrup. jt UJJJ.1 JLJVJC* .!.»—•• •—• fj 1fa®&%S3S^^ Mr and Mrs. A. J. Meyers of Algona were Sunday guests at the J. Drinan home. E. B. Paulsen of Swea City spent the week end with his brother, A. T. Paulsen. Mr and Mrs. J. W. Wear spent the week end in Popejoy, Iowa, visiting ieir daughter. The Lutheran Ladies' Aid met last week Thursday at the home of P. H. ensen in Fenton. Pauline Osborn, who is taking prac- Ice teaching In Mason City came home or the basket ball tournament. Mr and Mrs. Joe Kennedy went to Rochester last week, where Mrs. Kennedy will go through the clinic. Mr and Mrs. Claude Sanders and family of G)raettliiger were Sunday Ilnner ' ' "~ " n n ~ """ iome. mase , pumpkin pie with whipped cream, all embellished with the usual sauces, pickles and beverages was served to an appreciative group of about a hundred m TWENTY-TWO YEARS combined resource. ,o ente in the fln- macwnes *"• guests. It was a fine success from Euesi/s. j.b woo «* ***.« -—-—• both a social and financial standpoint An added thrill was furnished for the ladies in seeing their husbands perspire under unusual responsibilities which for many of the former are common to everyday life gave a surprise farewell party in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Raven last Friday evening. Four of the families present presented the family with a gas lamp as a token of remembrance. Mrs Forrest Christiansen spent the week end in Ames visiting her sister, Madella Anderson, who is a trained nurse there. Mrs. Jens Halverson also went to Ames to spend a couple of weeks with her daughter, Mrs. Albeit Eness. A number of neighbors mid friends of Mrs. Ben Potter pleasantly surprised her Friday afternoon with a farewell party. Those in attendance were: Mesdames Joseph Anderson, Sr., Charles Osborn, J. W. Wear, Lawrence Saxton, J. H. Jensen, George Goetsch, Wm. Osborn, Jennie Jensen, John Osborn, Melvin Norland, Hans Wilberg, Sr., and Wllbert Richmond. guests at the C. O. Dotson Mrs. John Andreason, who lias been visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Wllbergs, for the last two weeks, returned to her home In Baronett, Wisconsin, via bus from Armstrong last Friday morning. Mrs Andreason came especially for the fun- eral of her aunt, Mrs. C. M. Thompson. Mrs. Andreason will be remembered to her Seneca friends as Alice WUbcrg. J H. Jensen attended a county farm bureau directors' meeting last.Thurs- day at the Legion Hall in Swea City. Chas. E. Hearst, president of the Iowa farm bureau federation, gave anad- dress. He is one of the main leaders in'agriculture and is also a member of the national legislative committee of the American Farm Bureau. He al;o save- an address toe same evening o a large crowd. Mrs. Hans Wilberg, Sr, entertained number of relatives and friends on Tuesday afternoon in honor of ner daughter, Mrs. John Andreason ot Baronett Wisconsin, who has been visiting her. Those in attendance were: Mesdames George Jensen, H. N. WUberg. Rueben Larson, Manno Pedersen. Oscar Andreason, J. Andreason, all of Ringsted; Mesdames Harry Widdel. and Nels Wilberg of Fentc Jennie Jensen, Mrs. John Martin Thompson and ^Udren, Martin [Wilberg, Mrs. Millen Jensen, Mrs. Hans Jensen and Mrs. J. «• oeu- The church supper was faily well attended and greatly enjoyed Friday evening at the G. W. and Ray Brown home. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Robinson spent C O. Dotson returned from Cedar Rapids Saturday where he has spent a week at the Collins farms school or instruction. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Phillips and Anzetta Adams of Hollandale, Minnesota, have been spending a week at the Harry McChane home. Ben Potter will hold a public sale February 24. The Potters will move to Algona March 1, where he will do paper hanging and painting. Mrs. Joseph Anderson, Sr., Mrs. Jens Halverson and Mrs 1 . Albert Ulstad spent Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs J. H. Jensen cutting quilt blocks for a quilt to be made by the Ladies' Aid. J E. Scully and daughter, Winifred of Fort Dodge spent the week end at Seneca. They came especially for the Saturday night and Sunday at the home of Vernon's sister, Mrs. Harry Other guests Sunday were Mr and questions. We welcome you our services.—I. F. Metcalf, pastor. day. Kohlhaas Hardware FOUR CORNER NEWS. Robert, eldest son of Archie Friday and Saturday CASH SPECIALS OYSTER SHELLS, 99 C per one hundred pounds •" CRACKERS, per 29c two pound caddy —, CUPS, .St. Dennis 5c .Shop) each • LIGHTHOUSE WASHING ^ POWDER, six packages MARTHA WASHINGTON 4J C •COFFEE, per pound • Watch for our meat specials and bring in eggs! we pay highest market price. Ellis Runchey ^ M Coffee M Groceries Meats itODcru, ciucou ow*» «* »— — Walker family, underwent an operation for appendicitis at the Kossuth hospital last week Wednesday afternoon and is now recovering as well as can be expected. The Good Hope choir met at the home of Etna Mitchell Friday even- Ing and began work on music for tne dWWidt contest which was held at Burt Monday evening. About fifteen persons were present. Little Mary Joyce, daughter of the Edward Riches, is rapidly improving, although she will have to remain in the hospital for some time as the result of being hit by an automobile in front of her home west of town on No. 18, some time ago. The parent-teachers' association of Union school, district No. 6, held their second meeting Friday evening at the Wm. Drayton home. All members of the association were present except two. Members seem much pleased with the results of the meetings. Lunch was served. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Walter Geilenfeldt. The Four Corner Mothers and Daughters club met last week Thursday with Mrs. Carl Seip. ^BoU call was answered by "The Best Story I Have Ever Heard." The following pro- i given: a paper, "Life of Hel- 1 . n.t»u»-,'' by Mrs. Jessie Mitchell and a paper, "Care and Feeding of Baby Chicks' 1 written by Miss Clara Schultz was read by Mrs. Carl Seip. This was an all day meeting and a bounteous covered dish dinner was served at the noon hour. The day was spent at weaving baskets and trays. Mrs. Har- rv Seeley demonstrated the method 01 making them: Nineteen members were present, also four visitors as follows: Mrs. Harry Seeley, Mrs. Seip of Al- Bona. Mrs. Thorton ana Mrs. Alice Elmore of near Blue Earth, Minnesota, also the children of the latter. A veiy pleasant day was enjoyed by all present. The next meeting will be March U11U AVJJ-O' **n^fctw- — — — Mrs. Outran and husband. Fred Skilling is moving from the Chris Olson farm which is the former Frank Russell farm to the old Link Singleton place south of the fairgrounds. The Olsons from near Burt are coming to their farm. The B. H. Potter family of Seneca is coming to a house near the M. & St. L. depot in Algona. Mildred Bunding, clerk at Blooms store in Algona came home Saturday evening ill with a severe cold and throat trouble. Her sister, Arllne filled her place that evening. Mildred returned to work Tuesday. She won a box of chocolates Saturday for selling more pounds of cookies and crackers than the other two young lady clerks of the store. OCilCUtL. J.ilv.Jf HW...W ^u^-w—--— j basket ball tournament as Winifred was captain of the Seneca Kossuth county champion team last year. A number of neighbors and friends LAKOTA NEWS. . 5 with Misa Lena Schultz. will be answered by riddles. I. E. Wortman and wife were visitors at Minneapolis last Saturday. Mrs J. E. Smith was hostess to the Acorn club at her home last Thursday afternoon. Quite a number from here attended "Dads' Night" at Buffalo Center last Friday night. The Lincoln township farm bureau had a meeting last Friday at the A. Q. Smith home. The Misses Emma and Louise Thaves and Mrs. Edward Thaves were Algona visitors Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. A. Q. Smith, daughter, Lorraine and niece, Marie Chrts- tensen, were Algona visitors last Saturday. The Royal Neighbors iand Modern Woodmen held a hard time party at the Woodman hall last Tuesday evening. The John Llesveld family entertained Mrs. Frank Shone and daughter, Agnes and son, William, of Britt on Sunday. Henry Farrow and Adolph Paulson returned home Sast Wednesday from Roll call Chicago where they had gone In with two carloads of cattle. The Corner Grocery AND MEATS Everything good to eat. For balance of this week we will sell our regular 25c line of BBBB brand. Qt. Mustard 22c Large Catsup 22c Dill Pickles 22c Sweet Pickles 22c Peanut Butter 22c For Lent we carry a good line of Fresh Fish and Oysters, Tuna Fish, Salmon and Sardines. MEATS Beef, Pork, Veal and Lamb. Corned Beef, Salt Pork, Smoked Meats, Cold Meats, all ready to serve. Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. Bring us your Eggs. H. R. Sorensen & Company Phone 139. SPRING will soon be here. You'll want your curtains, Rugs and drapes cleaned. Send them to the Elk Cleaners along with your wardrobe. Just phone 330, we call for and deliver. Becker Bros., Props. Exceptional Value IDfcMKMdf OK I* boot*. Direct {MM *• o*** ««fc pod i u>.*u>nd . >. wOh M troAM* «A». Fred W. Wehler Jewelers & Optometrists. Phone 240 Algona, Iowa.

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