The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 6, 1931 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 6, 1931
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Monday. Helmuth Huenhold was a Clear Lake visitor Saturday. R. B. Blossom was a visitor in Cherokee last Thursday. Attorney L. A. Winkel was in Lakota .'Saturday on legal business. Miss Mayme Belts drove to Forest City Thursday to visit friends. Henry Roba of Lakota was transacting business in Algona Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Percy Warnke of Emmetsburg visited Miss Evelyn Cady on 'Thursday. Miss Cecelia Kelly of Emmetsburg •spent the week end at the J. W. Sul- -llvan home. , 'Mrs. J. ,W. Little and daughter, "Eugenia, were visiting in Fort Dodge ;last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Hertig of Buf- 1 falo Center were Ajgona. visitors on TYlday of last week. f ^ ! , Mrs. Dore Freeh returned Friday i from Swea City where she visited with ; relatives several days. A son of Clair Winkle of Burt fell last Wednesday while climbing a fence and fractured his arm. • Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Gronbach visited at the home of Frank Gronbach of LuVerne over Sunday. Herman Rachut, the Titonka Insurance man, was looking after business matters in Algona Monday. Raymond Wehler Is expected home today from Des Moines where he went Sunday to attend a Jewelers' convention. John Killlan of Sexton was operated on for gall stones at the Kossuth hospital last Friday. He is still seriously sick. Oscar Wegmuller of the Algonquin fox ranch was at Oxford, Iowa, two days last week attending the wedding of his sister. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Davis moved to Armstrong last week where they will live while Mr. Davis is employed with the paving crew. Mrs. Susie Engler was a guest Tuesday of Mrs. Stella Sabln. Mrs. Engler left today to spend the summer at Mankato, Minnesota. Margaret Blossom spent the week end at the J. W. Sullivan home. She Is a student at Iowa State Teachers' College at Cedar Falls. Mrs. Everett Harris visited her parents at Wesley the latter part of the drove to M • Moines toda yto attend the dental cnovention which there this week. is being held Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Godfredson and Lowell and Frances spent Sunday in Estherville with Mrs. Godfredson's son, Leslie Samp, who is employed in a drug store there. Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Ressegule and baby were in Algona over the week end visiting with Wilfred's mother, Mrs. Harry Holmes. Wilfred is with a bond company with headquarters in Omaha. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kelly are the parents of a baby boy born Tuesday morning. This makes four children for them. Mr. Kelly Is employed as a mechanic at the Kohlhaas Brothers' garage. Florence Nelson and Ruth Stokes, who is at present attending the Mankato Business College, spent the week end in Ames where they attended the annual Military Ball, which was held Saturday night. Marriage (Uoenses were issued to Herman Schroeder of Lakota and Lucille Lester of Lakota; Arnold Kellner of Bode and Hilda Thilges of Bode; and Harry Barton of Algona and Irma Hauptmann of Wesley. The Upper Des Moines-Republican, May 6, 1931 Charles Finn of Gerled was a visitor in Algona Monday. Walter Smith was down from Burt on business Tuesday. Tony Schmidt of Whittemore was over on business Monday. Harold Lampright and Miss Marie Carney spent Sunday at Fort Dodge. Msr. Barney Casler is reported seriously ill at her home in the east part of the city. Prof. Schmlel of the Lotts Creek Lutheran school, was calling on friends in Algona Tuesday. Archie Curran, the LuVerne potato man, was looking after business matters In Algona Tuesday. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs Henry Engstrom of Lone Rock at th Kossuth hospital last week. Mrs. Myron Schenck and daughter Mildred of Minneapolis visited Algon relatives and friends this week. Marguerite Dalzlel was on the sick list Monday with a sore throat and was home from school a day or two. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Raney, Mrs. Elsie Cady and Miss Evelyn Cady visited friends at Ventura the middle of the week. Robert Vincent, the mail messenger was laid up several days this week ;he result of a fall and numerous in- uries. . Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Davenport and .rnSr" 1 family were guests Sunday of the lat- Pannkuk has a fine modern skating A^Lf rink and dance hall In that city but 1 says he expects to sell it as he does not feel able to look after it properly. Mrs. C. O. Simpson is driving to Ames today with Dr. and Mrs. L. C. Nugent, who will go on to Des Moines to attend the dental convention. Mrs. Simpson will visit Kathryn Mlsbach, who is a student at Iowa State College. .v,_4.v.-_ A H.T o-^jn. _t Al N> Smlth at Week. Mr. Harris drove over Sunday and brought her back. Rev. and Mrs. P. Braner and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hlntz were entertained for supper at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Hackbarth last Sunday. All of the local barber shops will be closed on Monday, May 18, while the barbers are attending the 'barbels state convention at Fort Dodge. Mildred DeGraw who Is a student a Iowa State Teachers' College at Cedar Falls spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lou DeGraw. . Representative and Mrs. Alex Bonn. stefiter of Gfarfield township Visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bonnstetter Thursday and attended the class play. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Post and family and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Muckey and family enjoyed a fishing trip to Lost Island Sunday. They report only fair luck. FARES SLASHED Chicago &' North Western Line Account Jubilee Week May 11 to May 20 (Fare and One-Third for the Round Trip Night Parade—International Boxing Contests—Music by famous Bands- Open Air Dancing, etc. Army Air Maneuvers May 20th. Ten days packed with fun and entertainment. TICKETS NOW ON SALE For full particulars ask Ticket Agent 1745 Chicago & Northwestern Ry. Joseph F. Curran, former well known Sherman township man, who has developed into a big contractor on road construction work, writes to have his Upper Des Molnes-Republican changed from Elkhorn, Wisconsin, to parien, where he has a big contract. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. DeGraw drove to Cedar Falls Sunday to take their daughter, Mildred, back to school. Mildred will complete her two year course at Iowa State Teacherfc College in June, and will teach next year In the Cedar Falls public schools. Earl Momyer, who is superintendent of the McLaughlin Paving crew, which is laying the paving from Swea City west, was In Algona Monday on business and reported that the first paving was being poured that morning. Earl is a former Algona boy. Gene Martini and Harvey Mergen of Whittemore and Maurice McMahon and Dorothy Mangan of Algona drove to Omaha Saturday and spent Sunday there. Dorothy visted her aunt and brother who is a student at Creigh-, ton and Maurice visited college friends. Homer Lawson of Wesley, was in Algona last Saturday. While here he called on his friend, John Killian of (Wesley, who was operated on at the Kossuth hospital for gall stones. He was accompanied by his mother, Mrs. Susie Gray. Mr. and Mrs. John .Vinson of Spencer were guests at the Howard Vinson home Wednesday. Mr. Vinson;-.had business of a legal nature here'. Mr. Vinson's friends here will be interested In knowing he was married to Mrs. Marie Hay several months ago. Mrs. Vinson has made Spencer her home for some time and conducted a rooming house there. County Clerk Orton has been busy this spring setting out hundreds of grapevines, raspberries and strawberry plants on his acreage south of town; Last week he was confined to his home for a de,y or two with a sprained ankle which resulted from a tangle with his recently purchased cow. The animal refused to be lead, and Clark was determined In should follow. Hd says that he has the animal trained to 7 come to him in the pasture now. Mr.' Orton reports hearing a whippoor-will in the Call State Park the other day— the first one that he has heard in this part of the country. 5 Mr. and Mrs. A. Hutchison and theirt daughter, Dorothy, came home Sunday; from Chicago and Cedar Rapids'after R visit of about a week. In Chicago ;hey visited with Mr. and Mrs. Ciuincey Drummond and at Cedar .Rapids they stopped over night with Mr. and Mrs,. Donald Hutchison on their way In and again on the trip home. JWhile In the city they visited the Adler Planetarium, .he Shedd Aquarium and the. Field Museum as well as numerous other points of Interest. The three units are located just north of the Soldiers Field. The Planetarium Is the only one of its kind In this country, and there s only one other in the world. A very complex machine operated by electricity, located in the center of the lecture room of the planetarium, throws leavenly bodies on the dome where ,hey appear as they do in the sky. ; Mrs. Mary Murtha spent Sunday at Ventura with her son, Frank. Her grandson, Tom Frankl, took her ,to Ventura. Engineer L. B. Stephenson of'Fort Dodge, formerly highway engineer, in this county, was hi Algona on business Tuesday. . Perry White and a school friend from Cornell spent the week end in Algona with Perry's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. White. ; Dr. and Mrs. A. D. Adams went to Des Moines today to attend the dental convention which Is being held there this week. Howard Hoenk of the Algona Auto Market recently purchased the stock of good used cars from Sam Rosen of Emmetsburg, who recently sold out his garage business there. Mrs. Grace Atkins and Miss Hattie Place of Hampton were guests Sunday at the George Stewart and A. L. White homes. Mrs. Atkins is an aunt of Mrs. Stewart and Mr. White. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Koppen and son, Billy, spent a few days the first part of the week in Des Moines. Lawrence, who is an ex-service man, underwent a physical examination there. They also visited a sister of Mrs. Koppen. Mrs. Nora Kain and daughter, Elizabeth drove from Aurora, Illinois, last Monday and are visiting the Wernen Sisters and other friends. They intend to stay until after Decoration Day. Ell- zabejth (recently finishied a business course. Mrs. Lloyd Lehan and two children Dan- and Warren, of Sioux City came last week for a visit at the home of Mrs. Lehan's father, W. C. Danson and with her sister, Mrs. L. W. Fox Mrs. Lehan will be remembered as Miss Dorothy Danson. E. W. Lusby took two Algona painters over to Clear Lake Sunday and the men remained to paint and decorate Mr. Lusby's cottage, Rainbow's End which is located Just south of Algona beach. The Algona crowd on the beach has been reduced to about half its original number. Mr. and Mrs. Don Bryan and family accompanied by Fred Wallace spent Sunday ait Lost Island where they en- Joyed a fishing trip. Don and Fred are both employed at the Elk Cleaners. W. J. Becker and Clarence Phillips also went 'fishing Siinday land made a good catch at Tuttle Lake. Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Goeders leave « THE NEW Will be opened Friday, this week, May 8th, While not quite complete in some lines which we held off buying until the mid^season styles were out and the final low price level was in effect, We can serve our old friends and we trust to make many new ones, with most of your needs now, "Give us a ring/* i! MISBACH CLOTHING CO. that our service is not for the wealthy alone. It is a service for all the people, regardless of financial standing. Those in modest circumstances receive the same careful, considerate attention that we give those who have been most fortunate In a worldly way. We do not graduate our service in accordance with the family's Wealth. MERRITT FUNERAL HOME *JJlivqys JJ Superior Service' 403 E.M5GREGOR fas/ of Central Hi^h School PHONE 11 DAY OR NIGHT today for Des Moines where Mr. Goeders will attend a meeting of the state conservation board of which he was recently made a member. The board will have its meeting on Thursday. On Wednesday there will be a Joint meeting of the board of health, the fish and game department and the conservation board. Mr. and Mrs. L. B, Stephenson of Fort Dodge were In Algona Tuesday while Mr. Stephenson looked after some right of way business connected with straightening the road south of Algona and eliminating some of the bridges preparatory to paving the road In the next few years. The Stephensons lived in Algona for a time while Mr. Stephenson was working for the highway commission on No. 18. Mr. Stephenson received a promotion for designing the junction of No. 18 and No. 16 Just north of town. Successors to Kraft/Misbach Co, Opposite Postoffice, Alg ^^ jona •: wvwwwsS Bancroft Farm has Disastrous Fire. Fire broke out at the Pat Mulligan farm squth of Bancroft on the paving early Friday morning. A new barn forty feet by sixty and a corn criW were destroyed. Five horses, nine milk cows four calves, a hundred chickens, a car machinery, harness and corn were also burned. A tourist who was passing by saw the fire and put in the alarm. The fire departments from Bancroft and Algona were called but the flre had gained such headway that they could not save the buildings. The loss was partly covered by Insurance. The origin of the fire is unknown. The Algona truck was there from about one-thirty to three-thirty before they returned home. They made the return trip of eighteen miles In about thirty-five minutes which is very good time for the truck on a long drive. Weather Goes to Freezing Point. After some wonderful weather for a lew days' rain and cold descended upon us with frosts making overcoats very comfortable. Early this morning the temperature reached below the freezing 1 point. The weather report for the past week follows; High Low Wednesday 68 42 Thursday 74 40 Friday, rain .13 82 46 Saturday 65 37 Sunday 71 39 Monday, rain .73 78 48 Tuesday 70 35 ALGONA TO OPEN WITH CHARLES CITY May 10 Will be the Opening Game for the Algona Ball (Club. ALGONA PLAYS FIRST FOUR GAMES HERE Lefty Cayou ana Stub O'Brien to b the Battery for Algona. 1 Business iMJen Dortatect generously. The Algona base ball team, which will be known as the Algona Grays year, will open the season Sunday, May 10, at the ball, park in Algona. harles City will be the opponent. Beginning at two-thirty o'clock the Algona Military band will give a concert. The Algona team will have Stub fO'- Brien as catcher. He is a former Western League catcher. Lefty Cayou, who pitched for Algona last season, v/ill have his old job back. Other players are Bonham, who will have charge of the team, Watts, Marty, Vlnson, Butler, Scanlan, Hill, Mertz, and Coffin. The starting line-up is not known. There are other players in Algona who may be able to make the squad by diligent practice. The First Game. Charles City was a member of the Shell Bock league last year. They are now playing independent ball. The team has for years been one of the best in northeast Iowa. Larson will do their pitching arid is a former college pitcher. This game, although the first for Algona, should be one of the most interesting opening games in the state. It is advertised over a 100 mile area. Algona will play four consecutive games at home. Following the Charles City game Gilmorc City will play here May 17. Gllmore City will have practically the same line-up that was here last year. Lefty Kamp was perhaps the best pitcher to work on the Algona diamond last year. He will be back again. Slifcr Plays Herd. Sunday, May 24, will find Slifer here. Slifer is not so well known locally but is composed entirely of salaried players. They have used the Exposition Park in Fort Dodge as a home grounds for several seasons. Lefty Mack will do their pitching. Algona fans saw him defeat Algona at the Kossuth county fair during the Corwith game. Our Stub O'Brien was receiving for Mack in this game. Memorial Day opponents of the Algona team will be Thor. When Thor comes the famous Lefty Wilson of Clarion will also be here. The pitching of this club will be divided between Wilson and Witchcraft. It is not known which of the two will do the throwing at Algona. Wilson plays :n the outfield when not on the mound. His bat has as many home runs In it as its arm has strike-outs. In 1930 he md the pleasure of defeating Algona ;wlce. Open Bayside Park. These four games are with teams ihat should give as good exhibitions of baseball as will be seen all summer Algona will do well to win because the team's hopes of a successful seasot will depend on Its ability to compet with these high class opponents. On Sunday, May 31, the first away from home game will be played at Baystd Park. Eldora has leased the park foi the summer. The opening game anc also the opening of the park season will be on this date. Generous Donations. The business men of Algona havf responded freely and generously with donations for the backing of the club A purse as large as last year has'al- ready been received. It is thought that this can almost be doubled. There will be two more outside players and the expense in general will be greater due to the fact that the class of ball teams mentioned above require more money for their salaried players. The expected increase in attendance will no doubt take care of this. The Algona team has been furnished with new pants and stockings. The old suits which have still some goo<l n them will be turned over to the Junior Legion team in way of dona- ;ions. These junior boys are practicing with the town team and are receiving valuable training. They hope o be playing as soon as games can be arranged, Mrs. Helen Tjaden Has Birthday Party. Good Hope, May 5. Special: On Thursday of last week the Good Hope jadles' Aid society met in its annual >irthday party at the home of Mrs. Helen Tjaden. It has been the custom f the society to each year meet with £rs. Tjaden to help her celebrate her Jirthday. The members bring their wn refreshments and a real birthday inner is provided. It is an occasion ooked forward to throughout the year nd is always well attended. Mrs. ^jaden is in her eighty-second year nd does her own housework and works ome in her garden. Our congratula- lons to her and we hope rtie may con- Inuii !u good health and strength hrough many added years to come. Scoui Masters Meet, Hold Court of Honor, The scout masters of Kossuth coun- y will meet Friday evening for a six- hirty dinner at the Algona hotel fol- owed by a discussion of the various roblems of scout work as seen by the cout masters. It is expected that here will be about fifteen at the meet- ig. Following their meeting which /ill last until about eight o'clock there vill be a court of honor at the Leion hall for all boy scouts in the ounty. The scouts will receive their Ins for tests they have passed and ertificates for merit badges. Bob :eath, district scout executive and his ssjstant, Ralph Coats of Fort Dodge re expected to attend the meeting, ttorney H. W. Miller is chairman of he court of honor. To Sell Used Cars in Old Sale Barn. F. A. Corey has opened an office in the old sale barn and has used cars for sale. He is an old hand at the car game and several years ago conducted a garage where the O. 8. Johnson hardware and, variety store is now. Aged Lakota Lady Died Last Week. Lakota, May 4. Special: Mrs. Callie Lester, age seventy-two, passed e,way last week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T. C. Schaper, after being 111 for several months with cancer of thi liver. Funeral services were held TueS' day afternoon, from the Methodis' church, charge. the Rev. F. O. Johnson In Those left to mourn are two daughters and four sons. Her husband and three daughters and three sons proceeded her in death several years ago. West Bend Youth Run Over by Car. Whittemore, May 6. Special: Wayne Hoskins, six year old son of Mrs. Ray Hoskins of West Bend was run over by a car on the streets of West Bend Monday afternoon. The car passed over the little fellow's lower chest. He was brought to the McCreery hospital and later he was moved to the home of Mrs. Joe Faber, a sister of Mrs. Hoskins. The boy was resting easily Tuesday. Baptist Church. Mothers' Day comes next Sunday, md the morning subject at the Bap- 'ist church will be "Our Mothers, Your Mother and Mine." wear a red carnation for mother if she Is still alive, a white one If she is dead. Help to make Mothers' Day a day that will eally warm mother's heart. At the evening service the pastor will .eliver a cartoon sermon suggested by he Pulitzer Prize Cartoon for 1930, "An Old Struggle Still Going On." This artoon will be reproduced and inter- ireted, Ir.ubject, "'Tearing Down the iross."—Frank H. Webster, minister. Burt Graduates Twenty-Two Pupils. Burt, May 5. Special: Burt high school will graduate a class consisting of twenty-two graduates this year as follows: W. Marie Glddlngs, Margaret A. Rash, Maybelle M. Gray, Ernest F. Lavrenz, Merwyn J. Cunningham, Wilfred R. Stewart, Myron J. Chipman. Howard O. Powers, Norma H. Bettin, Edna C. Bunkqfske, Rosella M. Godden, Wanda M. Waltman, Raemand F. Koestler, Beada M. Kollasch, Ellen M. Volentine, Eldon J. Bush, George W. Schroeder, Virginia P. Thaves, H. Viola Smith and George A. Graham, Their class motto is "Tonight We Launch. Where Shall We Anchor." Gas Station and Lunch Room at Sexton. C. E. Sweet, of Algona, rented the Charles Aman lot on the west edge of Sexton for a gas station and lunch room. Mr. Sweet and his family will ;ake possession May 15. The work on ;he station will begin at once. Ttyere have been two gas stations on this corner in the last few years and both mve burned down. !>,:"••'>, Writes Letter Back to Algona. Ole Nielsen, a painter who was employed In Algona for several years and who returned to Denmark a few months ago to see his parents, wrote J. A. Freeh that there is plenty of work In Denmark but that It Is difficult to get enough money to pay for one's meals. He is homesick for America and expects to return as soon as possible. Willie here he was employed by Alex Nielsen, the painter and decorator. New Savings Accounts Are Opened Every Business Day WHY NOT MAKE YOUR START NOW? Each one weans a step toward the success of the new depositor. There is real satisfaction in having money when you need it. Iowa State Bank ALGONA, IOWA

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