The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 4, 1931 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 4, 1931
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BANCROFT NEWS, Htngsted~Monda"y. a bUSineSS vWtor a M e&\' ^£. a . h !.? f ?°?«ord was a busi- here last week Tuesday. ! ch £<* "id son, Lawrence to fJW 8 *? 1 ' Minnesota, Monday to attend A,dn meetlnB of the American Legion M« Tary r, WB f held at th * home of Cogley Tuesday evening. Becker te the owner of ™- °° upe Delterlng garage one day last Leonard Hutchinson returned from where he had been a student The Upper Des Moines-ttepublican, March 4, 1931 Wesley News Items t spent * h ome of the former's Mrs. Angeline Haupert and sons at Algona. heE ' Hatten ' Berbers and ntir ' Otto Vaske families spent Sunday at the home of the ladles' mother, Mrs. Angeline Haupert. /• 2: 8 phlltz moved to town Monday to the former Merrifleld residence In tne north part of town which he recently purchased. Arthur ,Welp and Gene Wolfe drove to Des Moines last Wednesday where they attended the auto show. They returned home Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Schiltz returned Thursday from Dubuque and other eastern points after a two weeks' visit with reatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. John E. Kennedy and children of Hutchinson, Minnesota, arrived Sunday for a visit at the L. P. and A. W. Kennedy homes. Miss Beota Hall of New Richland Minnesota, spent the week end here with relatives. The Henry Smith family, former tenants north of town, moved Saturday to a farm near Clear Lake. Mrs. Agatha Haverly was called to Mason City Saturday due to the serious illness of her brother-in-law, J. Igou. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sherman and family moved Saturday to Titonka, where he will be located temporarily. Mr. and Mrs/Joseph T. Meurer and Cheryll Ann vtelted at the George Lenertz home near LuVerne Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Looft, Allen and Wayne, spent Sunday at the home of his mother, Mrs. John Looft near Ledard., . ' Miss Blanche Schluesner of Garner arrived Monday at th* J. L. studer home where she will be employed for a month or more. The Walter Ward family moved on Saturday to the O. Hott farm while the O. Hott family moved to the farm va* cated by the Wards. Miss Frankie Conrad of Wayland arrived last Thursday to spend a week with her sister, Hazel Marie Conrad, public school instructor. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Johnson have moved into the Alf Studer tenant house their home two weeks ago. Philip Walker of Schaller, Iowa, arrived Friday night to spend a few days at the homes of Elmer Johnson and J. L. Haverly. Mr. Walker owns the two farms tenanted by the Haverly and Johnson families. Mrs. Frank Conley and children of Llvermore spent from Friday until Sunday at the home of his mother, Mrs. Kate Kennedy. Mr. Conley is confined to the hospital at Algona, where he underwent an operation. The Study club met Thursday afternoon, February 28, at the Aldrich home for a lesson Foods, Methods and Menus, under the direction of Josephine ^n U t er \ ^ r ext meetln 5T. March 12, will be held at the Amesbury home. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weishart of the St. Benedict community have moved to the farm vacated by Leon Heinan while the Heinan family will be located upon the farm vacated by John McMahon who moved to a farm near Sexton. -,.„ • Misses Florence and Margaret Miller spent a few days last week at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Miller of LuVerne. Hadyn Hood returned to Des Moines Monday after having spent the past month at the home of his parents, Ml-. and Mrs. W. J. Hood and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Krapp and son, Lawrence of Jamestown, North Dakota, are visiting at the home of Mrs. John Kockler and with other friends this week. Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Droessler and l»eona Droessler returned Thursday from Dickyvllle, Wisconsin, where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Charles Binderman. Lawrence Kockler and A. H. Foth returned Tuesday from Des Moines where they attended a convention of the post commanders and adjutants of the American Legion. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Gau and three cnlldren of Alton arrived here Friday Jor a visit at the Frank Hatten, John Herbers and Otto Vaske homes. They will also visit at the home of the lady's on his farm and will be employed by Mr. Studer doing farm work. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ferguson and family of Ames spent Friday and Saturday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Garman moved their household goods Saturday to town where they will be stored until the A. A. Studer estate house is made read ! for occupancy. John and Chuck Kerrins have rented the Lawless farm vacated by the Garman family. Mr. and Mrs. Wester took their daughter, Leila, to Ames Saturday, Jacob Johnson and other relatives. work. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hanson of Thompson moved their farm machinery and live stock the past week to the farm north of town formerly occupied by George Goetz. Mrs. Lucy Fox left one day last week for Huron, South Dakota, on an extended visit with her daughter, Beulah who was married a short time ago to Theodore White of that place. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Htuchinson of Alden spent several days here last week at the homo of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Hutchinson. They also visited at the Ed. Stoll home. Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Peters'of Burt, Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Williams, L. E. Linnan and Miss June Corey of Algona were guests at a six o'clock dinner at the Julius Kunz home Sunday evening. Miss Arlene Matern of Algona spent a few days over the week end with girl friends here. She was among a group of girls who enjoyed a slumber party Friday night given by Dorothy Kraus. Relatives of Mrs. James Haverly, who was taken to the Mercy hospital at Mason City two weeks ago suffering with erisypelas, report her condition as being much btetter and is now on a steady gain. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Huber and their where she will again resume her duties as stenographer for the Country Life Association. Miss Leila has spent the past two months at her home en- Joying a leave of absence from office . lur™ «„ «i< iV — LIT J • u ""• io - *"• ivj - nuoer ana uieir , Mrs. Angeline Haupert of Al- (daughter, Kathleen, and Mr. and Mrs. gona. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Fox moved on Tuesday to the former J. A. Freeh residence in the north part of town. Joe Pox moved into the Wilbur Fox residence and Mrs. GroytoTyler, scorns occupied • '" * X -*"* J ^ Miry Froehle , Mrs. Lee Brown and daughter, Ruth Ann, returned to their home at Omaha, flunday after having spent the past •aonth at the home of her parents, Air. and Mrs. Peter Berens and other local relatives. Lee Brown came Friday and returned with them Sunday. O. M. Huber drove to Manly Sunday to spend the day with Mr. and Mrs. Max Studen, Mrs. Huber remained for a longer visit. _Harold^ Lloyd, youngest son of Mr. "*"••""•"'-' t?as taken very . „.. . ^.... rushed to 'the. ;h hospital at" Algona, where he submitted to an operation for the removal of his appendix. Mrs. Axel Johnson is returning to her home in town this week, having been at the home of her son, Elmer, taking care of mother and little son, Walter LeRoy, who came to gladden Mr. and Mrs. Roy Taylor and family of Catsworth, Illinois, arrived here Saturday to make their home on his father's farm vacated by the Charles Kerrins family. Mr. and Mrs. Kerrins and Verna moved to Wesley and will live in the south half of the R. C. Bauer house. Mr. and Mrs. David Johnson and family and Isabel Kerrins and Paul Engen were guests at the home of Mr and Mrs. Emil Wester Friday even- Ing. After supper, the hours were pleasantly spent in playing five hundred, followed by the serving of light refreshments. Earl Ward and Delbert Benton drove to Rochester last Wednesday and returned with Mrs. Clarence Ward, who had been there ten days with Mr. Ward, who underwent a major operation at the Mayo hospital. It will be several weeks before Mr. Ward will be able to return home. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Looft moved their farm equipment and household goods to Seneca Friday where they will tenant her father's farm located one and a fourth miles southwest of town. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Baade will occupy the Julius Kunz farm vacated by the Loofts. The annual meeting of the Wesley independent school district will be held Monday afternoon from twelve to seven p. m., March 9. One director to take the place of Henry Kunz will be elected for a three year term. There are two candidates for the office, Henry Sherman and Charles Kraus. Alspn Braley, senior medical stud- it. D * ».« Iowa State University, spent' . — •-—i,. p. T - . JtL.^tlMM QUHUbfjr CDU 141C uD] brought out applause lasting severa minutes. The time between acts was entertainingly occupied by musica numbers both vocal and instrumental Mrs. Carmen Mumma. who had coached this comedy should also come in for due credit for the success of the production. About seventy-five Rebekahs and Odd Fellows enjoyed a new and old time dance at the Odd Fellows' hall Friday night when all hnd a good time dancing to the music furnished by Green's orchestra from Livermore. Besides members from the Wesley lodges, members from the Britt and Algona lodges were also present. A group of Wesley lodge members attended the booster meeting held at Burt this week Tuesday evening, and several from here drove to LuVerne Wednesday evening of last week to attend a get-together meeting held at the LuVerne lodge hall. A nice program featured by the LuVerne high school orchestra, and a delicious lunch was enjoyed, Titonka Lady Died at Mason City. Titonka, February 24.—Mrs. Ernest H. Schmidt, 39, who died Thursday at a Mason City hospital from a complication, was buried Sunday. She had been ill for several months and was taken to the hospital about two weeks ago. She leaves her husband and two children, a boy and a girl. Funeral services were held at the Lutheran church northeast of Titonka in charge of the Rev. A. Killian and burial was made at the church cemetery. &s#xtxmtt^^ § BURT NEWS. Announcement Having purchased the O. W. Erickson Hardware I desire to announce that I will be pleased to meet all of my friends and customers at the old stand. L. J. Nelson ^. or his parents. Druggist and Mrs, H. J. Braley. Alson, together with his sister, Mrs. Carmen Mumma, drove to Foitest City Saturday fto vlisit w^th Dr. Irish and their aunt, Mrs. Tony Rasmussen. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sherman moved their household goods back to the Sherman farm Saturday where they will again take up farming. Henry expects to keep up his barber trade In town while the farm work is largely looked after by Chester Smith, who has moved his family out from town to the tenant house on the farm. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Erdmann, Mr and Mrs. Louis Goetz, Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Dawson, Superintendent and Mrs. E. R. Swanson, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Cooney were entertained at a bridge party at the William Ward home on Sunday evening. Mrs. Dawson won high prize for the ladies and Mr Swanson won the prize for the men. J. F. Cooney held low score. A very tasty lunch was served at a late hour. The three winners in the home declamatory contest, Claire Wolfe, Florence and Marie Reno, accompanied by Mrs. Leo Bleich, the coach, drove to LuVerne Thursday night to take part in the county declamatory contest held there for the firsts from Algona, Burt, LuVerne and Wesley. The three judges awarded Algona first place, LuVerne second, Burt third, and Wesley fourth. Wesley's representatives won two thirds and one fourth place. Mr. and Mrs. Isadore Garman and family of Sykston, North Dakota, have been visiting relatives at Wesley the Mrs. E. E. Paine was a Lone Rock visitor last Friday. Miss Hattie Ward spent the week at West Bend with friends. Mr. and Mrs. Orville s'tow spent Sunday at Dolliver with friends. Mr. and Mrs. R. Timmel were dinner guests at the K. J. Smith home Sunday. E. E. Paine and LeRoy Boettcher were at Eagle Grove Monday on business. Mr. Rubey was a dinner guest at the K. J. Smith home last Thursday evening. Mrs. Charles Reynolds entertained the Neighborhood club last Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wille of Algona spent Sunday evening at the F. O. Stow home. Miss Katherine Manus is ill with quinsy. Miss Manus has been working at LuVerne. Mr 1 , and Mrs. Frank Seller, of Algona, called at the O. P. McDonald j I home Sunday. Mr. and. Mrs. C. E. McDonald o Sioux City spent Sunday at the O. P McDonald home. The American Legion and Auxiliary ufll have a joint meeting at For Dodge March 11. Mr. and Mrs. John Crawford of Webster. City spent the week end at the Miti Floyd Gibbons and children spent several days last week at, Fenton with her parents. Dr. W. T. Peters is having ,hls gar- past few weeks. Theresa, one of their daughters, became very ill Friday and was rushed to the hospital at Algona where she submitted to an operation for the removal of her appendix. Mr, Garman and the other children left for home on Monday morning, yhile Mrs. Garman will remain until Theresa is age which he recently purchased, connected with the sewer. O. J. Bisbard of Wheatridge Colorado, was here last week on business and calling on friends. Mrs. J. G. F. Vogel attended a meeting of the mothers and daughters in Union township recently. A number of people from here attended an Epworth League rally at LuVerne Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Smith were dinner guests at the George Godfrey home near Algona Tuesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bartlett and chfldten spent Saturday evening at the W. A. Ladendorf home. Dr. W. T. Peters and family were dinner guests at the Juius Kunz home in Wesley Sunday evening. The Birthday club will meet Thursday with Mrs. W. B. Pratt. They will have a St. Patrick's program. Mrs. George Allen and Mrs. G. L. Carroll entertained a number of ladles at the latter's home on Tuesday. Mrs. H. A. Smith and baby spent several days at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L, Cogdill. Mrs. John Trunkhill expects to go to Cedar Rapids the latter part of the week to visit her daughter, Iva. Mr. and Mrs. James Sewick and 1,000 WALL PAPER CATALOGUES We have the largest assortment of beautiful moderately priced papers in stock now that we ever had before—300 patterns from 4c to 48c per roll. Fade proof papers at IT^c. A few last year patterns at one-fourth regular price. BRING IN YOUR CATALOGUES stock is so complete that we ask you to make our home, bring them to us and we will clupli™ „ to your satisfaction and save you money. Wli can sec what you buy and take it home with'you? $1 FOR YOUR PAPER CATALOGUES We will allow $1 for your paper catalog- on each $10.00 purchase of wall paper and paint. A proportionate allowance will be made on all orders less than $10. Your old catalog will pay for the gas— bring it with you. Paine & Sorensen Algeria, Iowa able to accompany her. along nicely. She is getting ARE YOU PAYING TAXES !N A VACANT LOT? Build a house on that lot and enjoy a nice income from the rent. [Somebody will build there some day, and whoever does will make some money. Might as well be you—it's your lot! Let us help you with plans and advice—and when you are ready for the lumber we will treat you right. fcJBL Botsford Lumber Co. i Phone 256 M, J. Pool, Mgr. It has come and gone—"Kal's Kala- boose," and it was a play which merited the attendance of all in any way interested in the public school. There was plenty of pep, each character which included the school instructors and four outsiders, entered into their parts full of enthusiasm and each act Bargain Fare —TO— CHICAGO MARCH 6-7-8 Bound [•••••••••••••••••••••"••"•••""a" Gotos^-Tiokets will bfe good in coaches only on all trains March 6 and 7, and on trains scheduled to leave not later than 8:00 a. m. March 8, Returning;— Tickets will be limited for return to March 8. For further particulars bsk local Agent MILWAUKEE Road daughter spent Sunday afternoon at the J. T. Graham home near Algona. Walter Hanna of Newton and Irma Reed of Ames spent the week end here with Walter's mother Mrs. Maud Hanna. Mrs. Bertha Schwietert and Mrs. W. H. Schwietert entertained the Ladies' Aid society at the church on Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Julius Briggs went to Thor last Wednesday evening to visit her daughter, Mrs. Keith and her grandson, who is seriously ill. Mrs. K. J. Smith received word on Monday stating that her sister, Mrs Nelson of Tama was ill at the hospital in Marshalltown. Mr. and Mrs. John Sewick moved into the house they recently purchased. Mr. Sewick is putting in new floors and making repairs on the house. Burt high school contestants in the declamatory work went to LuVerne last Wednesday evening. Darrel Riddle won first place in the humorous class. Mrs. Lloyd Schenck attended a meeting of the presidents of the American Legion Auxiiary at Des Moines at the Savery hotel on Wednesday of last week. The Henry Scheppeman family moved onto a farm near Irvington, which he recently purchased, Saturday. The friends here with them success in their new home. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Davlson, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Stott drove to Livermore Monday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Mary White. Mrs. White was an aunt of Mr. Stott. Mrs. Lloyd Schenck went to Minneapolis Sunday to care for Lloyd's mother, Mrs. Sadie Schenck, who ro- week. Mrs. Paul Moore fa lat the Schmidt home in Corwith helping caje fC/r the new granddaughter. ' Saturday was the birthday of Roben Gray and he entertained the boys of the seventh grade at his home. Contests and games were enjoyed by the boys and Mrs. Gray served refreshments. Dr..and Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddle, Dean and Rachel, were at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. Clapsaddle in Algona last Thursday evening ror dinner in honor of the eighth birthday of Donnie Clapsaddle. The news of the sudden death of ruy McDonald at Riverside, California, saddened his many friends in Burt. Hr. McDonald lived here when r. boy >efore going to California with his parents. He is a nephew of O. P. McDonald. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Stow went to Sioux Rapids last Thursday to attend he funeral of H. H. Claus. Mr. Claus died at Rochester, Minnesota, with a ;umor of the brain. Mr. Stow and Mr. Claus were instructors in the Dolliver chools at the same time. A good time was enjoyed by a large crowd at the supper given by the Lades' Aid Friday evening. After supper those who wished stayed for the program which was enjoyed by all. The ladies cleared over twenty dollars. Another of these suppers will be given this month. The Woman's club met Monday night at the home of Mrs. F. L. Pratt. Roll call was answered with recent inven tions. A paper was given on the Lift and Work of Thomas Edison by Mrs A. H. Meinzer and a paper on Dr Orenfell of the Laboratory by Miss Esther Hodgson. A talk on Famous Makers of China by Mrs. W. A. Pet ers and a book review on Caravan by Mrs. W. T. Peters. SEXTON NEWS. cently had an operation and is just home froBi-the hospital. A baby girl was Dora to Mr. and Mrs. It. 3, Schmidt on Wednesday of last Little Lucille Wise spent last week visiting with her aunt, Mrs. Alfred Jensen in Algona. June Bolenus of the Doan neighborhood spent Saturday evening and Sunday with her aunt, Mrs. Bert Sanders. A. D. Pasley left last week Wednesday for Minnesota, where he will visit for some time with his daughter, who lives there. Mrs. Maynard Nail and littte daugh- :er, Diana Mildred, were Monday visitors with her sister, Mrs. August Kirschbaum. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Reilley and lit;le son are now living in Sexton in ;he rooms of Mrs. Rellley's father at the Fraser home. Mr. and Mrs. Strother Wise and children were Sunday dinner guests at the home of her sister, Mrs. Alfred Jensen in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Merriam and children of Corwith were Sunday afternoon visitors with her brother, Harvey Steven and family. Mite. Homer Anderson and little daughter, Mary Joan, of Algona were Sunday visitors at the home of her parent?, Mr. and Mrs. John Harris. Wra. Cooper of Wyoming came last week Wednesday to visit with his sister, Mrs. Albert Martinek and his aged mother, who makes her home with Mrs. Martinet. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd eteven and little niece, Florence Marie Phillips were 6unday ; dinner guests at the home o his* parents, Mr; tind Mis. Harvey Steven north of town. Miss Pearl Steven of Rudd spen. Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs Harvey Steven, she returned to Rudd where she is teaching in the public schools, Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Sanders will move to their farm, near Des Moines. They are leaving Wednesday morning in their automobile while their car will be loaded and shipped out Wednesday evening. Sarah Nell Phillips is staying with her grandmother, Mrs. Sarah Wise and Andy J. Phillips is staying with his uncle, Mack Wise, while their parents are moving but they will start to school Tuesday. Henry Phillips of Burt moved Monday to the farm southwest of town, vacated by Otto Beckman and Otto moved to the farm, vacated by George Grimes south of town on the gravel •oad to LuVerne. Leo Kirschbaum ran a nail into his toot 'last week Tuesday noon when joining home from school for dinner. *e was taken to the doctor and after staying home from school the rest of he week was able to return Monday. The Sexton post office was moved 'ran the Neuman store over to the Vise Bros, store Saturday afternoon as lerman Wise is now the post master. Mary Harris, who has been taking care of the post office will help Herman for a time. Mrs. John Harris, who has been in the hospital for eight weeks with a broken hip, was brought home last week Wednesday evening in the ambulance. She is getting along nicely although it will be some time yet before she will be able to be up on her feet. one had a good time and lunch was served., , , VThe Sexton young people's choir, who sang in the music contest at Burt last week Monday evening, worn first in Class B church chorus, singing "Turn Ye Even to Me." Mrs. Lloyd Steven sang a solo but Burt won 1» the solo division. All choirs taking a part in the contests will sing in Algona next Tuesday evening, March 10, under the direction of Prof. Mac- Collin of Morningside College in the musical festival. Mr. and Mrs. Jolm Lucas of Rolfe, South Dakota, and Mrs. W. W. Smith of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hammond of Wesley, Mr. and Mrs. Oren Johnson and children, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Smith and baby of Wesley and Mr. and Mrs. John Miller and children were all Sunday dinner guests at the home ot Mrs. Amy Smith west of town. Mr. and Mrs. Mack Wise and their children, Mrs. Sarah Wise, Herman and Nell, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Steven VIr. and Mrs. Strother Wise and family all drove to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stratton near Britt Sunday evening as a surprise on Mr. Strat:on, it being his birthday. Other rela- •Ives were gathered there also. Every- NEVER IIEFORE Ctontfl you Have GLASSES LIKE THESE X UL-VUE frames arc en- tlrcly new. Notice whore the temples or "earpieces" meet the lenses —high up where they do not interfere with vision to the side. Ful-vue is better looking, whether you look at them—or through them. Let us show you all the differences in this beautiful new frame. Glasses fitted by our own Doctor of Optics from $8.50 in whits gold filled frames or Shell-Tex. No charge for examinations. We give you service and the best lenses. F.W.Wehler&Co. Jewelers & Optometrists Phone 240 Algona, Iowa. CASH PAID for Cream, Poultry and Eggs Your patronage solicited. ; Fairmont Creamery Co. Station H. H. 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