The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 20, 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 20, 1931
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Tlie Upper Des Moines-Republican. May 20, 1931 Sam Reaper was up from Irvlngton on business Saturday. Mr and Mrs. Clyde Smith spent Sunday visiting in Estherville. joe Banwart of West Bend was a visitor in the city Saturday. Miss Mildred Sundlng of the Bloom store had her tonsils removed Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Moore Smith of Des Moines visited last week with Algona relatives. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Foster were guests of friends at Owatonna, Minne. eota, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Smith were guests Sunday at the home of relatives In Webster City. Miss Elsie Bleckwenn of the fllk Cleaners spent Sunday at Fenton visiting her parents. Tony Ooeders, Henry Becker and A. O. Becker were at Lost Island Friday on a fishing trip. A marriage licensW as issued to Eugene Wolfe of Bancroft and Florence J. Miller of LuVerne. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Baker and Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Borstedt spent Sunday fishing at Clear Lake. Rev. and Mrs.»P. Braner were entertained for dinner last Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Max Bast. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bauer of Wes- lev are the parents of a baby boy born at the Kossuth hospital this morn- Ing. C A Sampson, J. A. Raney anci J. Clyde Smith spent Tuesday at Spirit Lake fishing. They reported a fair catch. Joe Mlsbach in company with H. R. Rosewall drove to Des Moines Sunday on a business trip. He will be home Thursday. Mrs. Ethel Morrison was a guest Sunday ot Miss Nellie Devlne at Hum- fooldt where Miss Devine operates a bteauty shop. Earl Momyer, who is in charge of the •naving for the McLaughlin Paving Co. at Swea City, was a business visitor In Algona Monday. Mr and Mrs. Ray Mason are the •parents of a baby daughter, Beverly Jane, who was born last Tuesday. The baby is the seventh child in the family. .Melzar Falkenhainer, John Haggard, H M. Smith, H. D. Clapsaddle, G. F. Towne, W. P. French and W. A. Lpr- enz spent the week fishing at Spirit Lake. Mrs. Warren Reece came Monday from her home near New Providence for a visit with her father, Lars Sorensen and with her brother, Harold, and wife. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Sullivan drove to Iowa City last Thursday where Mr. Sullivan underwent some treatments for his health. They expected to be home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. George M. Walters of Milford spent Sunday In Algona visit- Ing at the C. R. Shiltz home. Mr. Walters Is a brother of Mrs. Shllts. jfe formerly lived in Algona. ..... ^f^lgylo^SiSi^^ irom Chicago to spend a two weeks vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs W. J. Galbraith. Raymond is a salesman for Swift & Company Mrs Ned Porter of Southgate, California is here for a visit with her Ser, Mrs. Charlotte Parsons and other Algona relatives. Mrs Porter •will be remembered as Opal Parsons. Mrs Ann Fechner will leave the last of the week and go to Omaha for a visit with her sister, Mrs Wm. O. Boger and daughter, Aramlnta She expects to be gone until the first or June. Wm Dau, Fred Schallin, Don Bryan, R. A. Clark, Henry Becker, Chas. Lehman W. J. Becker and Clarence Phillips 'were among those who went to Lost Island Sunday to fish for bullheads. Mrs. Hattie Phillips began her work Monday as clerk in the Elite Hat Shop. She will succeed Mabel DeGraw who has resigned to take effect June 1. Mrs Phillips has for several months been employed at the Graham store. Mrs H O. Cutler and little son, Dick, came Saturday from their home in Cedar Rapids for a visit at the A. £ Kresensky home. Mrs. Kreser^ky and Mrs.-Cutler were room mates when they attended Iowa State College. Walter Johnson returned to the Helberg garage Monday after an enforced vacation of three weeks caused by an injured hand. He had a severe cut ™hich severed some of the nerves wU the result that the hand has given him considerable pain A. E. Anderson, M. P. Weaver and E. R. Morrison spent a day or so last wsk at Spirit Lake fishing. It is rumored that Mart was so enthusiastic he got a fish hook in his finger and "SHm Morrison let a string of caught whales get away from him. Mr and Mrs. C. 3. Johnson left on Sunday for Oakland, California, where they will visit Mr. and Mrs. Donald White Mrs. White will be remembered as Alice, youngest daughter of Mi- and Mrs. Johnson. The Johnsons will be gone about two months. Mrs. Marshall Keith of Casper, Wyoming and son, Marshall, Jr., of Oh - cago. are here for a two weeks visit with the former's mother, Mrs. I. G. Sewel and other Algona relatives. After his visit here Marshall Ji., expects to go to Europe for an extended tour. Mrs. B. F. Reed came Saturday to 6p eSd the summer in Algona She has been making her home the past months with her daughter, Mrs. M^ A. Stewart at Yankton, South Dakota. Mr and Mrs. Stewart brouaht her to Algona and returned to Yankton on 'Sunday. Miss Evelyn Oady and her mother camehome the fln* of the week from Iowa City where Evelyn had gone for medical treatment. Evelyn expected •to have an operation performed wh oh •would help her in walking, but the .doctors decided that the risk was too great for her at the present time at least. Mr and Mrs. Arthur Helberg and chUdreHpent Sunday at .Shelf hi vis- ttlng relatives. « was a peculiar coin- that Mr*. Helberg'8 two sU- Banker Scott Hana of LuVerne wrs a visitor in the city Friday. Philip Fisher of West Bend was fin Algona visitor Friday and paid this office a pleasant call. Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Herbst and children of Hartley, wei-e visiting friends and. relatives in Algona last Thursday Mr. and Mrs. W. J. O'Brien and son D. S. of Mason City spent Sunday at the W. J. O'Brien home in Algona. Fred Shilts left last Week for Perry where he has accepted a position In the shoe department of the Montgomery Ward store. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hargreaves spen Sunday at Graettinger where the; were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Christensen. U. B. Frankl, Bert Zanke, Jullu Capeslus and Herman Plathe attended the Goeders-Phelps fight at Fort Dodg Monday evening. A Rebekah convention will be hel at Wesley next week Tuesday, May 26 A number of Algona members of th lodge are planning to attend. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Capeslus an family, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Capeslu and children were dinner guests o Sunday at the S. J. Devine home. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hoover are th parents of a baby girl born Tuesday at the Kossuth hospital. Mr. Hoover Is an attendant at the Mid-Continent Oil station in Algona. Band Concert Thursday Night The Algona Military Band will hold its (Thursday) night in the court house square. T' 1 ^ ---.yjj - )tiy nt Bnv5i( The following is the program for Thursday: TC T 1. Youth and Progress—March "" ' ' D B 2. The Wedding Ring—Overture ' Movbac h 3. Moonlight on the Colorado—Popular Bunion* 4. The Capricious Butterfly—Novelette straus 5. The Chocolate Soldier—Selection ••••••• Ahlevt 6. Walkin' My Baby Back Home-Fox Trot .Brahms 7. Hungarian Dance No. 6 •'"',; Severin 8. The Trombone Blizzard—Comique March ;;;;.'.'.'. Kinj 9. Cyrus the Great Dr. A. D. Adams and Judge J. L. Bonar drove to Spirit Lake early Sunday morning to enjoy some fishing. It was so chilly that they stayed but a few minutes and then came home. Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Moore are the parents of a baby girl born last Wednesday. There are two other childran in the family, both boys. The Moores live on the John Frankl farm east of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bartholomew are rejoicing over the birth of a baby daughter who arrived early Tuesday morning. This is the first child for the Bartholomews. Mrs. Bartholomew is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs .F. L. Miller of Cresco township. H. E. Rlst, C. R. LaBarre, Glen Buchanan, T. H. Holmes, Dr. L. G Baker and Bert Deal left Saturday foi Beda, Minnesota, where they are spending the week fishing. They are camping at Pine Cone Camp, and plan to return Friday. Editor Wolfe was over from Titonka on business Thursday. Forest Twogood came Monday from Springfield. Missouri, for two weeks vacation with Mrs. Twogood who Is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Haggard. Mr. Twogood is playing base ball this summer for Springfield, having been farmed out there by the Cardinals. Rev. W. H. Lease plans to go to Des Moines Monday to meet with tne State Board of the Wesley Foundation Bishop Leete of Omaha will be at the meeting, the purpose of which is to check up on the evangelistlcmeetlngs which the churches have been homing the past year. Several improvements have been mad? in the P Hillcrest addition just across the Northwestern tracks August Schmidt has built an addition on his house, H. J. Lacy has had a new garage constructed and Harry Ditsworth and J. B. Johnston have had their homes painted. The Misses Elizabeth Klrchner am Irene Taylor were guests of Algona friends the first of the week. Both girls were at one time bookkeepers a ;he Goeders store. Miss Taylor is a present a bookkeeper in a MankaU iry goods store. Miss Kirchner is in the civil service and at present is lo cated at St. Paul In the governmen postal service. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Barry left 01 Sunday for Rock Island to attend th funeral of a cousin, Mrs. John Bowen Prom Rock Island they were to go t Bushnell, Illinois, and Carthage, to visit relatives. This was a trip which the late Charles Barry took every two years and his son intends to carry on with it. They expected to be back Thursday or Friday of this week. •ere George Elbert, Joe Auner. Denis Goeders, Leon Merritt, Torkel Hill, G H Ogg, Ed. Hill, Harold Lampright, Uoyd Wellendorf, of Algona, Dr. J. S. Auner and Ralph House, Rollins hos- ery salesman both of Des Moines, Geo. Munch of Arnolds Park and Lee Ladd f Pomeroy. Algonians Attend Rotary Convention. WEST BEND H. S. HELD CLASS PLAY "Cat 0' Nine Tails" Was Given Thursday and Friday of Last Week. BACCALAUREATE WAS HELD SUNDAY. Commencement Exercises Were Held Monday Evening Seniors Pro. sented Class Picture to School. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Overmeyer and Al Falkenhainer drove to Burlington Sunday to attend the district Rotary convention in session there Monday and Tuesday. They stopped at Oska- oosa for a short visit with June Adele Overmeyer, who is teaching in the public schools there, and were expected home today. Nearly 1,000 Rotarians were in attendance at the convention. George W. Godfrey, Algona man, Master Farmer and a member of the State Board of Education, gave an address at the "Presidents and Secretaries breakfast at the Hotel Burlington on Tuesday morning. A banquet and ball was given on a steamer on the Mississippi river Monday evening. Hurt Man Suffers Serious Injury. Among the Algonlans who were out for game fishing with the opening of the season last Friday at Spirit Lake Burt, May 19. Special: Herbert Moore of Burt has been in a serious condition since the first of last week when he suffered a severe fall. He was standing on a ladder washing windows when the ladder fell with him. He landed on the ladder rupturing one kidney and was otherwise injured Moore was able to walk to the home of his brother, Robert, which is a distance of about two blocks. His slstei was there and she called a doctor who found it necessary to operate in order to relieve the pain. At this writing he is resting easily. West Bend, May 19. Special: The senior class play. "Cat O' Nine Tails was given In the high school auditot turn May 14 and 15. A large crowd a^embled Thursday night and the crowd Friday night was a little over one-half as large as on Thursday. The plav was full of mystery and was quUo different from the usual type produced in West Bend. At times the audience would shout with laughter but almost the next moment the mystery would D e so deep that Henry's pranks were ulte forgotten. After Fox, a detective had gone crazy, the mystery was solv- , d and the audience was dumb founded to find that the Cat O' Nine Tails was Henry, the dumb chore boy. The Dlay was a difficult one to produce, and inconvenience of a smaller stage, ,han the seniors were accustomed to made it much more difficult. The seniors did some good acting and are to be complimented on the success of ,helr play. Baccalaureate Exercises. Sunday night, May 17, the baccalaureate service was held in the hig.i school auditorium. The program was as follows: Prelude—Estalene Stiles. Processional—Estalene Stiles. Invocation—Rev. Pharo. Song—junior high chorus. Scripture—Rev. Pharo. Son g_junlor high chorus. Benediction—Rev. Pharo. Postlude—Estalene Stiles. A large crowd was in attendance and Rev. Pharo preached a sermo that should linger in the memories ot this class for a long time. The commencement exercises were held Monday evening, May 18 with the following program: The Value of a Bank Account A bank account with a »-n»d balance in a very important factor in establishing- bank credit. It creates confidence for yon at your bank as well as among your friends and business associates. This hank has splendid facilties for taking care of your account and solicits your patronage. Iowa State Bank ALGONA, IOWA Prelude—Margaret Deningcr. Processional—Margaret Denlnger. Invocation—Rev. E. E. Zimmerman. Song—girls' glee club. Address—Gene McMahon of Algona. Song—girls' glee club. Presentation of diplomas—Superintendent B. F. Bliss. Class Song—Class of 1931. Senior Class Members. Those who were graduated Monday evening, as the class of 1931 are: Edna M. Harms, valedictorian; Edna M. Thomann, salutatorian, Bernald Mertz, Anna M. Chrltsensen, Francis P. Mersch, Laura V> wlntoni Mary J. Ludwig, Harold J. Mikes, Eva G. Fisher Edwn A. DorweUer, Dorothy P Sloan, William K. Schmidt, Edna M. Schneider, Emil A. Yoch, Dorothy Ann Dunn and lantha Gerhart. Class Day Program. The senior class day was held 01 Wednesday afternoon. A large crowc attended this annual stunt day. The Class Picture was presented to the school by Eddie Dorweiler, the senio- class president. Edna M. Harms wa awarded the scholarship for Blair, Nebraska. She has certainly earned It. Katherlne Martinson was awarded a lome economics certificate which signifies cleanliness and health. Ksther Habegar and Harlan Gerhart were awarded citizenship medals for the best all around students and athletes combined. These were all presented by Superintendent B. F. Bliss. The Iowa Theatre at Emmetsburg gave our class of 1931 a very nice graduation gift. It was a complimentary ticket for each member of the class. Algona Photographer Under the Knife. A. L. Peterson, Algona's well known photographer, is at the Kossuth hospital recovering from a serious operation for hernia, performed by Dr. Cretzmeyer on Monday morning. The operation was entirely successful and -Pete's" many friends are expecUng that he will soon again be in the midst of the fight with more pep than ever. Smartest New Modes at One-Half Regular Price -. . . • n . • * .-!-.-* s-viii* n-t-vi-\oi»nl an IPS nllVlTlff IlllG ^ttSSSKt^. Wto their ihlrty Saturday aftarnoon. at We present the ultimate in value giving in our apparel sales; during't next ten days. The large selection of Presses and Coat at: 1atf^pu olves you an idea of the savings possible in this sale. Modes «P ai wrthSion and originality. Coats, Frocks, Dresses in a complete and gorgeous array. This Great Sellinq Event Starts Thursday, May 21, at 9 A. M. Our Policy Fashion at a Price Wonderful Savings on Fine Silk Frock: Special at 1 2 | [Price. Dresses that are printed or solid color as yoi prefer. Dresses in glorious styles, patterns and colors. Dresses with jackets, boleros, circular or plaited skirts and other style touches. Sizes J2 to 50 ISO Dresses and Coats It's Thrifty to Be Fashionable An Event of Great Importance Cloth At a Saving May Sales Now Price The tailored dress coat is authentic and fine fur trimJK arc authentic in detail. Individual and inexpensive in price. Smart new colors, sleeve treatments, jabots and flares. Sizes 12 to 50

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