The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 6, 1931 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 6, 1931
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The Upper Des Moines-Kepublicafc, May 6,1931 LOCAL TRACKSTERS WONFIRST PLACE High School Scored 62 Points at Conference Meet Friday Night, PLACED IN TWELVE OP FIFTEEN EVENTS. Williams Was High Point Man. Vital Night Meet Ever Held In North , Central Conference. The Algona high school track team Showed their heels to the rest of the conference teams at Webster City last Friday night. This was the first night track meet held In the North Central Six conference. Algona scored 52 points with Eagle Grove second with 41. Clarion scored 32, Webster City 27 and Humboldt and Hampton four each. The local boys ^cored in 12 out of the 15 events showing a well balanced team. They are weak In the hurdles but have great strength In other events. A Large Crowd. A large crowd witnessed the hundred and some athletes perform and they were enthusiastic over the events The preliminary events were run oft during the afternoon and this made the track a trifle soft for the night meet. This was the cause of no records being broken although the time was very good considering. The track was square cornered which was also a hindrance. The broad jumpers, high Jumpers and pole vaulters were handicapped because of the crowd lining up along the runways causing shadows which hindered the contestants to some degree. Team Well Balanced. Williams was high point man for Al- gona with 11% points. Cretameyer, a freshman, was second with ten an Moore, third with 7. This is the fits year for some time that Algona showed a fine track team especially one that is so well balanced and Coach Aubrey Bonham Is well pleased tha his work with the boys has met with such success. Thirteen of the sixteen members of the team will be back next year and the quarter and hal: mile relay teams will be intact. Dr. C. H. Cretzmeyer and L. M. Merritt were the only spectators from Algona at the meet but Perry White and a friend came up from Cornell College and saw it while on their way to Algona for the week end. The Events. 120 yard hurdles: Stevens (EG), first Time 17:1. Mile run: Hargreaves (A), first. Time 5:09. 100 yard dash: Stevens (EG) first; Cretzmeyer, (A), second; Williams, (A) third- Williams was set back a yard at the start. Time .10:8. 440 yard dash: Stevens, (EG), first; D. Cowan, (A), second. Time ,65:2. 220 low hurdles: Stevens, (EG), first. Time .24. 880 yard run: Moore, (A), first; Cliff, (A), fourth. Time 2:18. 220 yard dash: Cretzmeyer, (A), Will, lams, (A), third. Time 23:8. Mile relay: Webster City, first, Algona second, (Norman, Samp, Moore and D. Cowan). Time 3:57. Pole vault: Algona failed to place. High jump: Ostrum, (A), second. Height 5' 3". This tied the school record. Discus: K. Cowan, (A), fourth. Distance 102'. Shot put: K. Cowan, (A), selond; Williams, (A), fourth. Distance 39'. Broad ump: Williams, (A), first; Ostrum, (A), fourth. Distance 19' 3". Javelin: Brown, (C), first; K. Cowan, (A), second and D. Cowan, (A), third. Distance 148'. Half mile relay: Algona, first, (Will- lams, Ostrum, Raney, and Cretzmeyer). Time 1:43. The officials were: Johnson, of Drake, starter, and Barker, of Cornell, head judge. Next Saturday Coach Bonham will take ten or twelve of the members of the squad to Fort Dodge to compete In the state meet. Koosixaosa^^ Ledyard Athletes Were Given Banquet Ledyard, May 5. Special: On las Tuesday evening a group of mothers o the basket ball and base ball players gave a banquet In the school gymna slum for these players. The table, were beautifully decorated with th school colors purple and gold and dur ing the dinner very enjoyable musi was furnished by a Mexican trio. Mr. Lauritzen acted as toastmaste and toasts were given by: Alice Moul ton, Hubert Ostermann, Ervin Kllnsiek Roland Gable and Mr. Granner. The captains elected for the coming yeawere: girls' basket ball, Alice Moulton boys' basket ball, Roland Gable; base ball, Ervin Klinsiek. The mothers to whom the players are indebted for thio banquet are: Mesdames George Moul ion, Lou Junkermeier, Tice Brack, Wm LaCour, Richard Zielske, George Thompson, Wm. Green, A. Warner Albert Barnes, Kllnsiek, Ella Gelhaus and Miss Esther Logeman, Ledyard Lady Suffers Severe Eye Injury Ledyard, May 5. Special: Last Wednesday evening while chopping some wood, a piece flew up and seriously njured the eye of Mrs. O. Brauer. She was taken at once to Dr. Devlne and H was thought for a time that it would be necessary to remove the eye. How. ever, it seems now that though she will never recover the sight of the eye, it will not need to be removed. Mrs Brauer is suffering a great deal of lain and her many friends are wish- ng her an early recovery. CRESCO NEWS. CIVf MOTHfP FLOWS Mothers' Day spell an obligation on the part of the sons and daughters of the world. And flowers spell true remembrance to those Mothers of the world. Let us help you select the type of floral remembrance that your Mother would like best. And we will sete that it reaches her wh'en anfd where you desire. ORDER EARLY. Algona Greenhouses Phone 305. Algona, Iowa. We Telegraph Flowers Anywhere. S&tt&X&Xtt&X^^ Let the Laundry Help You Clean House Save yourself time and labor during the housecleaning season by sending your blankets, comfforters, curtains, rag rugs and all other washable articles to our laundry. You will be pleased with the way they are returned to you. Friend husband won't begrudge a few cents spent for laundry work if it will speed up the irritating process of housecleaning. Kirsch Laundry Phone 267 N. Thorington St. ®o®®axaxx^^ Several ladies of this vicinity attend. 1 the County Federation of Women's clubs at LuVerne Tuesday. A number here heard Miss Ethel Sngllsh sing over the radio station, WNAX at Yaknton. South Dakota, re- :ently. Idabelle Felter, of Burt, an Algona ilgh school student, was a guest last week Wednesday night of Hazel Duton. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miner and little on of Meridan were visitors a week go Saturday and Sunday with rela- Ives here. Mr. and Mrs. Erby Benson moved rom Algona to the B. A. Galbraith farm, having rented rooms. Mr. Benson is a tiler. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Teeter received word last week that the home of their daughter, Mrs. Orville Varner was under quarantine for scarlet fever. The little son has the malady. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sabin entertained Sunday in honor of their fourteenth wedding anniversary and Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Roney's thirty-seventh anniversary. Other guests were Mrs. Brint Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. V. J. Schichtl of Irvington. and Mrs. Stella Sabin of Algona. Mrs. L. A. Potter went to Gowrie on Friday evening to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Tilton, former residents here. She reports them quite well. L. A. and daughter, Sadie, drove do^jnv; Sunday bringing Mib. Potter home that'nlghtt'W&n'otlier daughter, LuElla of Iowa State College at Ames, was also at the Tilton home Sunday. 388888&0^^ I GOOD HOPE NEWS. V8X8XOSQ®&^^ Mrs. Ed. Broesder spent Saturday night and Sunday with her mother, Mothers' Day will be observed at Good Hope on next Sunday with an appropriate service. The services will begin at eleven o'clock. The public is cordially invited. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Zwiefel and children who moved in the spring from Good Hope to a farm southeast of Algona, attended church here on last Sunday. They were guests at the Jake Smith home for dinner. The Misses Alta Albright and Elsie Black of Des Moines and Phoebe Morgan of Sheldon who recently visited relatives in the community have returned to their respective places of residence. Friends will be glad to know that Mrs. Noble Mitchell who has been critically ill almost continuously since the birth of twin babies some weeks ago is now making steady progress to-1 n 7 a r ward recovery, district it will take much more than that many weeks for him to recover from the depressed psychology of the stories of distress and hard luck poured into his ears. At that, the response to this worthy cause, in view of the general conditions, was most encouraging. And we are not forgetting that it Is our privlege to live in Iowa, thp dependable garden spot of the world. I WEST BEND NEWS. &®v&s&xym?^^ Miss Doris Opine of Bode was visitor in town Sunday. Alvln Mnberry was a passenger to Chicago Sunday evening. John Satern and children were Ottosen visitors Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Bell were Whittemore visitors Friday morning. Mrs. C. C. Miller was a business visitor in Algona Thursday afternoon. Mrs. O. W. Dubbs and daughter, Mildred were Algona visitors Wednesday afternoon. Layton Combs went to Chicago on Saturday evening. He accompanied a shipment of stock. Miss Dell Minger went to St. Louis Saturday evening on business. She returned Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hundertmark and Mrs. Axel Hanson were Algona visitors Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Satern and son, James were callers at the John Satern home Sunday evening. Mrs, Frank Hundertmark is quite 111 with a selge of pneumonia. Mrs, John Satern is caring for her. Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Johnston were dinner guests at the home of friends In Algona Friday evening. Mrs. George Emerson, Mrs. Frank Foley and Mrs. George Foley were Emmetsburg visitors Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Barber entertained the Parml Nous bridge club at their country home Thursday, evening. Miss Blanche and Merle Stover at;ended the funeral of John Doty at Emmetsburg Monday afternoon. Mrs. Ida Riley of Irvington came on fhursday from Livermore for a few days' visit at the Wm. Riley home. Mrs. John Doty of near Ayrshire has >een spending the past week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lou Kohl- T. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wirtz and daugh- ;er, Jean, of Rodman, were callers at he home of Mrs. H. A. Sloan Thursday. Mrs. Ben Walker and Mrs. B. L. Roberts will be hostesses to the Methodist Ladies' Aid Wednesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Cobb attended a mail carriers' meeting at the Henry Drpesch home In Rodman Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Riley and their daughter, Loverita and son, Lavon of ilvermore, spent Sunday afternoon in West Bend. Mr, and Mrs. John Satern drove to Des Molnes Wednesday where Mr. Satern was consulting, specialists in regard-to hi shealth. Mr. and Mrs. Boy Jolliff e of Mallard and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Pease of Brad- rate attended the funeral of Frank Carter here Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Jensen and daughter, Dorothy and Mrs. Stover of Sheldon were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Miller. Quite a few people drove to Rolfe m Monday evening of last week to see he wreck where the train was derailed vhen it struck a Ford coupe. Rev. Zimmerman left Saturday af- ernoon fofr Vail, Iowa, where he preached his first sermons in his new charge. He returned Monday. Mrs. Jerry Schutter returned home Wednesday from Cedar Rapids, where she spent a few days with her daugh- er, Gezlna, who is attending Coe Col- ege. The seventh grade held a farewell ionic in honor of Miss Adeline Halver- on, their teacher, who will not return ext year. Miss Williamson was a guest. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Riley Mrs. Ida Absolutely New Attractive Real Values . liley, Miss Ida and Oscar Riley and Bert Clemens spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Simmons We have just unpacked another big shipment of living room suites. They arc truly the most attractive numbers we have ever shown. It makes no difference what type of suite, it may take to till your particular need, you will be able to find it at Richardson's. Our display floors are tilled with beautiful jacquards, high grade mohairs and even the superb new Cromwell velvet with the genuine mahogany trim. It has been our ambition to have an assortment of suites on our floors that would meet with the approval of all our patrons and we ran now truly say that we are carrying as complete an assortment as has ever been shown iu Algona. Please consider this an invitation to come and see this fine new line. OUR STORE is headquarters in Algona for the well known Armstrong Linoleum Line. Our stock offers one of the most complete assortments of exclusively Annstrong's goods ever shown in Algona. For Saturday only we are giving 1 qt. of pure Linoleum Lacquer with every rug or room of linoleum sold at $10.00 or more. ' Our stock of Columbia Window Shades is also well filled and for Saturday only we will offer a first quality linen shade at 55c. Exchange your old for new at Richardson's Furniture Exchange WHERE FURNITURE SELLS FOR LESS This Is to announce to members and communicants of South Cresco church that services will be resumed there an early date. Please watch for further announcement and help by talk- Ing it over with your neighbors. The hour will be 9:45 a. m. unless a different hour is decided upon at the first meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Engstrom are happy over the birth of a son, Robert Charles, born on April 29, at the Kossuth hospital. This Is the second child for the Engstroms, a daughter, Elaine May having come into their home in August, 1926. Mother and son are doing well and hope to be able to leave the hospital the last of the week. A meeting of the Sunday School board at the parsonage on last Wed| nesday evening was well attended and transacted much Important business. This included the nomination of candidates for the various official positions of the school. Opportunity will be provided for other nominations by members of the school on next Sunday at which time the election will take place. Her many friends were delighted to see Mrs. O. L. Dittmer at church on last Sunday. This Is but the second time in many months that her protracted illness has permitted her to be present at worship in the church to which she has meant so much. We trust that her health may continue to improve so that she may again take her place in the various activities of the community. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Staley were called to Illinois last week by the illness of Mr. Staley's brother. They left via auto on Thursday, their son-in- law, Lee Bush, driving for them. They are expected home today the condition of the sick man being considerably improved. The latter is quite well known here often visiting the community on social and business errands. We hope for his speedy and complete recovery. The pastor is relieved to report the Wesley Foundation campaign completed so far as he is concerned. After two weeks intensive work among the farmers and merchants of Algona sub- Mr, and Mrs. Stewart Fallis and baby daughter of Des Molnes came Saturday for a visit with Mrs. Fallis' parents Mr. and Mrs. Gene Graham. They returned home Sunday. Miss Helen Funk and five young lady friends of Waterloo drove to West Bend Sunday to see the grotto. They spent a short time at the home of Miss Funk's aunt, Mrs. H. A. Sloan. A number of West Bend people drove to Rolfe Tuesday evening and carried out a surprise on Mrs. Elmer Ferdon on her birthday. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Stone of this place. The seniors held their "sneak" day Thursday by going away, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Johnston, to Fort Dodge. After returning some attended the movies in Emmetsburg that evening. ' v ' ' *V Methodist ladles gave a shower In the church Wednesday afternoon In honor of Miss Edna Anderegg, a future bride. She received a number of useful and lovely gifts to take to her new home. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Nellis of Waterloo spent Saturday night in West Bend with relatives. They had been visiting their son, Verne and family at Emmetsburg and were on their way to then- home. Mr. and Mrs. Lou Kohler and Mr. and Mrs. John Kohler were called to Elgin, Iowa, Wednesday by the serious illness of Bert Kohler. He has been in a hospital in Iowa City and has been brought home. Mr. and Mrs. Wash Harris moved their household goods Into town on Wednesday. We welcome these good people Into our town. They purchased the residence owned by the Robinson estate and now have it fixed up In fine shape. Miss Marge Acheson and Mrs. Maude aoughton were pleasantly surprised by their neighbors Tuesday evening. Their household goods were packed ready to move, and the neighbors led them over io the Methodist church close by, and a merry evening was spent. Their household goods were moved by truck Wednesday morning to Pocahontas, where they will make their home. The Home department met for the April meeting at the home of Mrs. H. R. Bell. After the lesson review, the meeting adjourned for a social hour. Mrs. E. E. Zimmerman has been the leader for this shut-in-class for the past year she Is leaving, the class presented her with a nice gift as a remembrance showing their appreciation. A covered dish lunch was served among much merrymaking and all wished Rev. and Mrs. Zimmerman much pleasure in their new home. The Women's Home and 'Foreign Missionary society met at the home of Mrs. E. L. Hayne Friday afternoon. The devotionals were led by the president, Mrs. Hayne, followed by the business meeting. After the business meet- Ing the following program was carried out: reading, "The Negro," Helen Watson; music on the piano, Ruth Lockwood; music, Lloyd Hayne; readings, "Accountability" and "When the Corn Pone's Hot" by Dorothy Miller; piano solo, Harriett Lock wood; violin solo, Florence Fole'y; piano duet, Harriett and Ruth Lockwood. A letter from a missionary in Africa was read. Mrs.. Hayne gave an account of the Presby- terial meeting at Carroll, where she attended. A delicious lunch was served by the. hostesses, Mrs. Hayne and Mrs. Emerson. A Message TO SILVER BUYERS Take advantage of today's record low price of Sterling Silver. Buy Sterling Silver now, as you will not be able to buy at these low prices very long. Private Family Room The use of Laird & Reimer Funeral Chapel for the final services combines the best features of both public and private funerals. The service room seats up to 125 people. 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You'll acquire new views about performance. You'll discover new things about motor pick-up, speed and smoothness. Drive a new Chrysler and enjoy the diffcrnce. Simmons Bros, also do trouble shooting and repair work. Klamp Auto Co. Phone 523 Algona, Iowa.

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