The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 11, 1931 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 11, 1931
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The Upper Des Moines-Republlcan, Match 11, 1931 ALGONA LOST TO ROLFE IN FINALS JWere Defeated by the Score of 27 to 20 at Plover on Saturday. moONA HAD BEST DEFENSIVE TEAM. ;!!Von from Gmettlng-er and Laurens. JLarge Crowds Attended Tournament. Season Ended. • The Algona high sehool basket ball team wound up their season last Saturday night by losing to RoUe 20 to 27 >, Jn the finals of the district tournament at Plover. The game was fast and interesting but the Rolfe boys were a little too much for the locals. Algona won their first game from Graettlnger by the score of 24 to 13. lams, Moore, Samp, K. Cowan, Har greaves, Ostruni, D. Cowan, and Bob Cliff, all lettermen. Williams won letter at Marshall town. Mason City Has Another Boxing Card Manager Joe Kelly of Mason City Informs us that he has booked another great boxing card for Thursday night at the Mason City armory. Kelly is one of the best matchmakers Jn the state and boxing fans are always assured of getting their money's worth when he is tne promoter. Dr. Hampton of Mason City will flght In the main go with Kid Lehr of Waterloo and there will be many other bouts of Interest to the sport fans in this section of the state. Peter Andre Died Friday, March 6. Peter Andre, a well known resident of Algona since 1909, died at his home on Diagonal street last Pridav after an Illness of several months. Mr. Andre had a toe crushed by a cellar door ast September and two weeks ago he had to have It amputated. Gangrene set In which caused his death. Mr. Andre was well known in Al Weshy News Items John knapper, ST., living north of I birthday luncheon given at Mason City town, is confined to his home with a Saturday for Miss Ruth Irons. Miss siege of pneumonia. Miss Mabel Lawler, teacher In the This was a slow and uninteresting i gona and was highly respected. Be game. The game with Laurens in the " Beml-flnalS was the best played by the local boys. The score was 16 to 11 and the game was fast and scrappy. Har greaves and Samp starred. The local boys were the best o •defense of any team in the tourna ment. The other team depended upon : their offense to carry them through and neglected the defense. Rolfe Plover and Emmetsburg all ran up large scores In their games. The lo cals made 29 out of 42 free throws dur Ing the tournament, ranking first in this department. They also averagec . six fouls a game and the others averaged thirteen. Large crowds attend. ed the games at night and at the finals • two or three carloads of rooters weni ; over from Algona. The lineup for Algona was Moore, center; Hargreaves Barr and Black, forwards; Samp anc Williams, guards; Grosenbach and Parsons, subs. The boys finished the season with 14 .games won and 10 lost In only one game were they defeated by more than five points and that one to Goldfleld which had one of the outstanding teams In the state. In 24 games the boys had 116 fouls called on them while last year In 16 games they had 248. Coach Bonham loses Samp, Moore, Barr, and Grosenbach for next year, but has Williams, Hargreaves, Black .and Cretzmeyer back. Track season has started at the high • school with 25 candidates for the cinder team. There Is some very good material for relay teams and local people should get out and show some interest In the track team. Coach Bonham Is banking on Cretzmeyer, Will- fore coming to Algona he lived on a farm near LuVerne for twenty-fou 1 years and retired In 1909 to Algona He had travelled extensively over Europe and the United States and wns well Informed on many subjects. Thi bereaved family has the sympathy of nil who knew him. Peter Andre was born February 18, 1845, in Luxemburg, and died in Algona March 6, at the age of eighty- six years. He came alone to the United States In 1874 and did farm work all over the country. On February 6, 1P84, he was united in marriage to Miss Susan Helderscheidt at St. Joe, Iowa. Three children were born to this union, Mrs. Theodore Kenne of Whittemore, Mrs. Otto Harig of Hollandale, Minnesota, and Mrs. Frank Ka- Jewski of Union township. Besides the loving wife and children, the deceased Is survived by twenty-four grandchidren. Funeral services were held Monday •nornlng at nine o'clock at St. Cecelia's Catholic church in Algona of which the deceased was a faithful member. Burial was In the Catholic emetery in Algona. Pall bearers were Frank and Mike Heiderscheidt of West Bend; Mike Heiderscheidt of Bancroft; John Heiderscheidt of Irvlngton; John Simon of Irvlngton and John Mertz jf Algona. Out of town relatives who attended he funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Otto Harig of Hollandale, Peter Andre of Graettinger, Mr. and Mrs. Marnach of Vest Bend, John Heiderscheidt of West Send. The latter had been assisting Belmond schools, spent Saturday and Sunday with her sister, Mrs John Hutchison. Arnold Killtan submitted to an operation for the removal of his tonsils at the Mercy hospital at Mason City Tuesday. Members of the Sunday School board of the Methodist church will hold a meeting Thursday evening at the home of Mrs/ Fred Seefeld. Earl Ward took his mother to Rochester Sunday, where she Is to remain this week with Mr. Ward, who is recovering from an operation. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Gibson, who are 'arming near Rlngsted, were guests on Sunday at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Zack Gibson. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ostercamp md son, Wlllard, drove to Mason City Sunday afternoon to spend a few days at the home of her brother, Earl Goodnow. The school faculty plan to give their lay, "Kal's Kalaboose," at Woden on aturday night, March 21. The Ween band will furnish music that evening. Miss Lucille Kunz spent several days over the week end with her friend, Miss Lillian Studer, who holds a position as clerk at Hotel Hanford at Mason City. The Priscllla Phoebe's Ladles' Aid of the Congregational church of Wesley was entertained at the home of Rev. and Mrs. R. Bernsten at Britt last week Tuesday. n caring for the deceased for two ' fj 165 * from Saturda y Jorgen Skow and Vlggo Kiilsholm returned home Sunday evening from Corning, where they had been sicce Thursday in the interest of the Wesley Cooperative Creamery. The Misses Martha and Evelyn HB.ynes and Virginia, Benton, students at the Mankato Business College, came lome Saturday to spend a few days at iome with their parents. Eleven persons drove to LuVerne Tom Wesley Tuesday evening to attend ,he rally meeting of the Epworth league. The next rally meeting will be held in Wesley shortly after Eas- Mrs. Lucy Pox returned home Monday from Huron, South Dakota, where- she had been visiting her daughter. She will continue her work at the home of Allle Poertsch doing household work. Mrs. H. J. Braley, Mrs. Carmen Vlumma and son, Jerry, drove to Des Vtolnes Tuesday morning to stay until Thursday as house guests at the home of Mrs. Braley's sister, Mrs. C. A. saacs. Miss Anna Wellick of Duncan was a Sunday in Irons holds a teaching position at Ores ton. Harold Lloyd returned home Sunday evening from Algona where he was taken eight days before for an operation for the removal of his appendix Harold Is getting along very nicely and was removed from the hospital in record tune. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Otis were called to Rockwell City Friday oWittg to the critical Illness of her mother, who passed away Saturday. Funeral services were held at Rockwell City with burial taking place near their old home hi Illinois. Mrs. Elizabeth Matern and son, Julius, drove to Williams Monday of last week to spend the day with her daughter, Mrs. Jack Sherman and family. Julius has been employed at their farm home for the past two years and will continue his work there this spring. Herbert Studer, son of Ed. Studer of Excelsior, Minnesota, who has spent the past winter in vicinity of Long Beach, California, has returned home and his grandfather, Nathan Studer, reports him to have made the trip of 2500 miles in three days and three nights. Rev. George F. Wessling has been confined to his home since Thursday and was unable to fill the pulpit at ihe St. Joseph Catholic church ove ;he week end. Father J. D. Fisch o Bancroft substituted for Father Wessl Ing at both early and high mass Sun day morning. Gteorge tvey of Rolfe and daughter Miss Elaine Ivey, of Casey, loWa, at tended the funeral of Mrs. Margate Acheson here Frtday. Gordon Zimmerman celebrated hid birthday Friday by inviting some of his boy friends In fof dinner with him a the Zimmerman home. Mrs ft. 1. Pharo returned from Eyota Minnesota;, Monday, wjjere she has been visiting at the home of her parents, who have not been so Well o: late. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Besoh and fam ily moved Into the house vacated by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kucker, who moved to Whlttemore to live on Thursday. peeks before his death. "IT IB SMART" •-..-'• To set a better table at a lower cost. This can bfe accomplished through the purchase of your Icomplete table requirements at your nearest COUNCIL OAK STORE APPLE BUTTER 10 oz jar lOc KRAFT MAYONNAISE 8 jar "DAILY" BREAD ?5 pomid 5c loaf FIESTA APRICOTS Large No. 2^2 can 19c GOLDEN RIPE PINEAPPLE 2 *°;,f/ 2 49c cans OYSTERS 2 four-ounce cans for GULF CAUGHT 8 oz. can 25c OC PIONEER MINCED CLAMS Per can 23c GENUINE PINK SALMON 2 ™ AUNT DINAH MOLASSES For making ginger bread and cookies No. 2i/> can ___ 17c NORTH STATE PEAS Per can lOc RED RIPE TOMATOES :: lOc COD FISH Pound Wood box "Quail "Brand Absolutely boneless OQ_ TAC-CUT COFFEE Pound can 35c PURE LARD Two pounds SALT 10 pound bag ___ For the Table arid Daily TLse 19c Cranberry Sauce 4 oz. glass 5c I the home of her brother, Frank Well- 1 ick and. family. Mr. and Mrs. John Ormshy were also entertained at the WPillck home for Sunday dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Potter, Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Potter and daughter, Sadie, all of Algona, were Sunday guests at the home of Ulrich Dornbier. Mrs. Carroll Potter was Viola Dornbier before her marriage a few weeks ago. A group of lady members of the Congregational church met at the home of Swan Nelson Wednesday morning where sacks of donated clothing were packed which were sent for use In the missionary fields in Africa. • Mrs. H. J. Braley and daughter, Mrs. Carmen Mumma, were among a group of guests entertained at a one o'clock Miss Freda Kyle of Crystal Lake is employed at the Hugh McCutchln home assisting with the househole duties and practical nurse work. Mr McCutchln suffered a sick spell abou two weeks ago and his recovery is noi proving as rapid as was hoped for by his many friends. Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Lease, Sterling and Loren, drove to Hanlontown on Sunday to spend the day at the M. T Rye and H. L. Gesme homes. A few minutes were spent with the Frank Tomlin family, who are operating a restaurant there and they report them to be well and enjoying a 'fine trade. A seven and a half pound baby boy came to gladden the home of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Anderson at Algona last Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Anderson will be better remembered as Hazel Harris. The baby has been named Richard LeRoy. There is one gir also in the family named Mary Joan. ••Word has been received here that James Gurran, 67 years old, and well known to many in this community, passed away four weeks ago at the home of his sister, Mrs. George Holloway at Cedar Rapids. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Gurran, who homesteaded land near Wesley in 1869. Mrs. Zack Gibson entertained two dozen friends at a miscellaneous shower given in honor of Mrs. Ralph Stoll on Thursday afternoon. The guests spent the afternoon in visiting, exchanging recipes and having a good tune followed by the hostess serving a wonderfully good lunch. The new bride received many beautiful and useful gifts, which will be greatly cherished by her in her new home. The unit of the American Legion Auxiliary was hostess to the Kpssuth county Auxiliary organization on last Tuesday, Marcn 3. There ; were seven- ty-flve la/tip? jnwnt ntrrTffi°*TJii" the eight units of this coun two of Hancock. Mrs. F. H. Webster, the coimty chairman, was present to conduct the meeting. A short program wts given by the Wesley unit followed by talks and discussions. Livermore Corn Show Drew Crowd. The Livermore Com Show and Home Economics Show last Saturday brought out a large crowd. There were e, great many entries in the show. Rome Robinson of Irvlngton won first in the professional corn class. There was a very good baking exhibit and the cakes auctioned off brought high prices aut they were well worth the money. Mrs. Wm. Weisbrod of Fenton judged the womens worK and Alfred Schenck of Algona judged the corn and grain show. The Livermore bbslness men furnished a lunch at noon which was served by Four-H club girls. The In- ^rnational Harvester Company held ;heir centennial celebration and exhibited the old model reaper. Walter Lorenz Gave Talk to Rortarians, The Rotary Club was entertained Monday by W. A. Lorenz, who gave a Wrief sketch of his life and of his ex- jeriences in France as a member of the A E. F. He had a number of snapshots of war at first hand and these ,vere passed around to the members of ;he club. His talk was very much en- ioyed by the members. Two members >f the Emmetsburg Rotary club, Allen Bailey and Jack Edge, made up their attendance at this meeting. Ray Peterson of Mason City was a guest of the club. CASH LOANS Automobile Loans Refinancing—Payments cut down. Fire Department Was Called Out Saturday, The local fire department was wiled out Saturday afternoon to extinguish a small roof fire in the house belonging to Miss Mary Dunn and tenanted by Ted and Andrew Johnson. One corner of the roof was ablaze when the truck arrived but it was soon put out. The house is located in Third Ward. The fire was probably started by sparks from the chimney. Card of Thanks. We wish to thank all our friends and neighbors for the beautiful flowers and assistance given us during our bereavement.—Mrs. Peter Andre, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Harig, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Kennie, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kajewski. 39' Special Loan Service to farmers for the purpose of buying good graded milch cows. Loans can be made on cows you already have. Convenient terms. Loans made at once —No delay Western Credit Company Algona, Iowa Phone 55 First door North of Iowa State Bank. WEST BEND NEWS. &®&y&&^^ Mrs. Carl Vohs and children were Algona visitors Saturday. Mrs. George Henderson of Spencer visited with friends here Friday. Oscar Rlley was a business visitor at Whittemore Thursday morning. Bob Day and Miss Olive Munson were Fort Dodge visitors one day the past week. Ray Boucher of Montana spent the past week at the home of his uncle, T. W. Williams. Rev. and Mrs. Pruitt of Emmetsburg attended the revival meeting here on j Thursday evening. Mrs. O. W. Dubbs and daughter, Miss Mildred were Fort Dodge visitors Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Grover Shriner of Rolfe attended the revival meetings here Thursday evening. Mrs. T. A, Clark spent the past week in Des Moines with friends. She returned home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carter of Rodman attended the funeral of Mrs. Margaret Acheson Friday. Jake Marti returned from his trip to Germany last week. He spent three months visiting his old home. Mrs. H. A. Sloan and Mr. and Mrs. Thorstein Satern were business visitors in Emmetsburg Thursday afternoon. Representative A. H. Bonns.totter spent the past week at his home here. He returned to Des Moines Monday, Mr. and Mrs. A. D, deal of Rolfe were visitors at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Myron Boos Monday. Mrs, Leonard of Enometsburg spent a few days the past week with her sister, Miss Nell Malen, the evangelist. John Munson drove to Laurens on Wednesday with a load of eggs and poultry for the Hakes Produce Company. Mrs. M. T. Munson, and sons, Clifford and Clarence and Mrs. Jotm Munson were Whlttemore visitors oh Saturday. .. ,, , ; Bert Clemens came from Iowa City Friday afternoon. He has been In the lospltal there taking treatments. He found the hospital crowded and help scarce. Mr. and Mrs. Giles, Gelst are work- ng at the Perry De Oroote home. tfrs. Oelst and Mrs. Nurse are helping there while Mrs. DeQroote Is In the hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Peter aBngert of Ashon, spent Friday at the home of Mrs. Bangerfs parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. W- Williams. T. W. returned home with hem to spend the summer working for his son-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Adouph Montag and hildren moved then- household goods o a farm near Whlttemore Wednes- ay. They purchased a farm there uring the summer and expect to make it their home. Mr. and Mrs. Cleve Carter and family moved to a farm east of Graettinger the past week. Robert will stay at the home of his grandparents, Mr and Mrs. Jos. Mikes until school is out. Robert is a junior this year. The revival meetings closed Sunday evening with a crowded house. Miss Malen is a fine speaker and gave some of the finest sermons to be heard anywhere, real heart-to-heart talks. Cottage prayer meetings were held each morning and evening prayers meetings at seven o'clock followed by the services at seven-thirty. The children's meetings were well attended Saturday afternoon, about seventy-eight children being present. Miss Malen has done much good In the community. Rev. Zimmerman of the Presbyterian church dismissed his congregations, at services and came to the Methodist church and aided much by his presence. The young people's meetings were well attended. Sixty boys and young men were present Wednesday evening and sixty-eight girls and young women were present Tuesday evening. BUET NEWS. &&B&38&&^^ W. H. Smith was an Algona visitor Monday. Ralph Carney is working for Floyd Duncan. A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Glfford March 5. Floyd Reibhoff had an operation for appendicitis last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Owens of Algona were visitors here Sunday. Kenneth Johnson hiked to Bancroft Saturday to visit his grandmother. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Stow and Miss i-ucille Sewick spent Saturday at Jew- |U> :•.,.: ^ •_ ~ ,di .-~,-. • enck droveE)' Minneapolis Saturday to see his mother, who is Herbert Nelson went to Cedar Falls to take a three months' teachers' course. Fred Ringsdorf and son, Ted, were at ilapleton, Minnesota, on business last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Carlisle of Whit«more were guests Sunday at the Jay Graham home. Miss Rachel Clapsaddle spent the week end at the Horace Clapsaddle home at Algona. Mr. and Mrs. August Bolllnger have purchased a home in Algona and mov- id there last week. Mrs. Lillian Sheldon spent several days last week, at the Lester Johnson home near Bancroft. C. W. Patterson Is having a hog sale Thursday, March 12. He has eighty head of hogs for sale. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Carney moved nto rooms at the home of Mrs. Anna "'ommerening recently. Dean and Joan Lowe of Algona spent the week end at the home of their aunt, Mrs. Lillian Sheldon. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Isenberger and daughter spent Sunday at Lattlmer at ,he home of their son, Paul. Mrs. Lois Trainer returned home on Sunday from Kanawha where she vis- ted at the Ed. Trainer home. Elmer Hodgson of Hartley, spent several days here last week at the home >f his brother, L, D. Hodgson. Mr. and Mrs. M, M. Morrow and son if Algona were dinner guests Sunday vening at the K, J. Smith home. A second dividend will soon be paid iy the closed First National Bank. Ten >er cent will be paid at this time. NO OTHER CAR . . PRICED NEAR THE NEW. . . OLDSMOBI LE OFFERS SO. . MANY FINE . CAR FEATURES »« .;' ' \ £ . £ TWO-DOOR SEDAN ALGONA MOTOR SALES South of Algona Hotel Phone 714. Durwood McDonald arrived Tuesday from Los Angeles, California, to attend the funeral of his mother. Miss Mary Fairbanks came up from Port Dodge to soend the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. U. Fairbanks. Erna Peterson came home from Cedar Falls last week, where she has been attending Iowa State Teachers' "Jollege. Bertel Ash of Montevideo, Minnesota, visited at the I. N. Morness home ast week. He is a nephew of Mrs. tforness. Mr. and Mrs. Kluss, Alvln Kluss and rs. Floyd Gibbons and children drove to Webster City Sunday to visit with Floyd Gibbons. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Grover and their children of Des Moines spent the week with Ray's father, J. H. Grover and Miss Marie Grover. The C. I. Mansmith family moved to Burt the first of the week from Ledyard.. They moved Into the house of Mrs. Mary Stewart. Miss Josephine Dlttmer returned to ier home at Algona Saturday. She IBS been here several weeks caring for Mrs. Paul McCauley. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Nelson and their children came up from Fort Dodge on Sunday to visit relatives. Mrs. Nelson remained for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Callies and daughter, Mrs. Lawrence Hansen of Titonka spent Saturday here at the Henry Llchtenberger home. The Gleaners met at the home of Mrs. George Gray Wednesday afternoon. A program was given and a pleasant afternoon spent by all. Herman Putz and daughter, Mildred, drove to Hampton one day last week to visit Mrs. Putz, who has been there at the hospntal for several weeks. Mrs. W. T, Peters, Mrs. Donald Weir and Mrs. Maude Hanna went to Lakota last Tuesday where they attended a meeting of the county club federation. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ringsdorf, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Ringsdorf and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Scott were dinner guests at the Ross Elvidge home Sunday evening. Wm. Elvidge accompanied his brother, Joe Elvidge to the Roy Jensen home near Fenton, where they enjoyed a birthday dinner In honor of the birthday of Joe Elvidge. Mrs. Fred Rlngsdorf, Mrs. Charles Schrader, Mrs. A. N. Jensen, Mrs.' Jas. Christensen and Mrs. E. A. Hansen attended an Auxiliary meeting at Wesley on Tuesday of last week. Dr. W. T. Peters received the news of the death of his brother-in-law, S A. Gilmore at Wankapala, South Dakota. Dr. Peters and W. A. Peters left Sunday to attend the funeral, Floyd Duncan purchased the old Pollard farm south of town recently. Mr; Duncan purcl acres as,-"" farm of 172 Tjf&fStrayer farm It .____ ..... I. N. Morness movW 'nla family Into Mrs. Lillian Sheldon's house in the south part of town. MX. and Mrs. Cur- tlss Holding will live in Mrs. Emma Hawcott's house which was vacated by the Morness family. Monday was the ninth birthday of Ethel Mae Aten and in honor of the occasion she entertained the girls of the third and fourth grades at her home. Refreshments were served and a fine time enjoyed 'by the guests. Mrs. Josephine Sharp came home on Sunday from Llvermore where she had spent the winter with her daughter, Mrs. James Armstrong. The Sanderson family have rented rooms at the home of Mrs. Sharp and moved there Saturday. Mrs. H. R. Elvidge and daughter, Lennice of Callendar and Mrs. Gus Johnson of Gowrie called at the Allen Carr home Thursday. Mrs. Elvidge Is an aunt of Mrs. Carr and Mrs. Johnson is a sister. The ladles had been to Lakota, .where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Elvldge's sister-in-law. Mrs. L. J. Wolcott. Mrs. Wm. Ringsdorf had the following ladies at her home last Thursday to quilt: Mrs. Fred Ringsdorf, Mrs, Harry McElroy, Mrs. Roy Rlngsdorf, Mrs. Boettcher, Mrs. Gerald Mrs. Myrtle Rlngsdorf, Mrs 1 . Brace, Floyd Duncan, Mrs. U. L. Stott and Mrs. Ted Rlngsdorf, The ladies spent the day and had a fine time. The following program will be given Thursday evening at the parent- teachers' association meeting: band rhythm, third and fourth grades; demonstration by scouts; review of the president's message, "Stepping Stones" by Mrs. J. E. Clifton; Food Fallacies, Mrs. P. F. Kriethe; Playground Gardens, Mrs. Wm. Welstfrod and music by men's quartette. The More the Merrier Always at Akre's, Lots of good customers call for lots of real good eatables every day, Phone 290-291, Watch our free delivery system 8 ;3Q and 10:00 oclo<?k for all the town, 2:30 o'clock p, m. south and 4:30 p. m, for the north. 0 o O

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