The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 19, 1960 · Page 13
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 19, 1960
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Firemen Called When Branches Burn Near Swea 6wea It £•§!«—The Swea City fire dcpt. was called Monday evening to the Kenneth Isaacson farm, about 3 miles west of Swea City. It seems Mr Isaacson had been burning some trash near the house, and his little boy was plnying with a stick of which one end was burning. Unknown to his father the boy had accidcnt- ]y ignited a large pile of branches in the grove. When Isaacson discovered the pile burning he summoned the firemen for fear a sudden wind would whip the blaze out of control. Enters Monastery Wayne Kennedy, son of the Mike Kennedys, was honored at a farewell party at the home of his parents Sunday. He is leaving to enter a monastery at Hastings, Neb. About 24 relatives attended the party, with out of town guests including the Ed Kennedys of Bancroft, Joe Kennedy of Fairmont, the Albert Kahlers of Bancroft and the Ralph Genglers of Whittemore. Confirmation Dinners In honor of the confirmation of their daughters, the following entertained Sunday after services ,at Immanucl church: the Art Rrachts for daughter, Lorraine; Mr and Mrs Paul Wegcner and Wallace, Mr and Mrs R. S. Mather and family, Mr and Mrs Mile Grabianowski and family, Mr and Mrs Walter Magnusen and Sharon, Lorraine Moelleririg and Darlene Mino. The Herb Papenfuhs' in honor of daughter, Mary; Mr and Mrs Eugene Papenfuhs, Mr and Mrs Gilbert Cordes and Don, Juanita Johnson; Bertha Cordes and Mrs Hulda Papenfuhs of Rolfe; Mr and Mrs Robert Papenfuhs, Craig and Linda of Estherville.- \ The Harold Roalsons in honor of their son, Ronnie; sponsors, Mr and Mrs August Robisons. Afternoon coffee guests were Mr and' Mrs Ole Roalson, Mr and Mrs George Wallentine, Mr and Mr? Clifford Beadle and family and Mr Bob Keehe, Mrs Warren Brones and Mrs Johnic Tobin were, hostesses to tlic Eagle Homemakers last Tuesday at the Brones home. There were 15 ladies present. Mrs Tobin read a poem and Mrs -Brories. read an article. Mrs Arnold Duer and Mrs Virgil Tokheim will be hostesses for the May meeting. Mrs Johnie Tobin and Mrs Kenneth Brones are the nominating cdtnmittee for the election of Officers which will be held at that meeting. The Virgil Tokheim family is liv ing in a trailer while their home is being dismantled. The owner of the farm, Mr John f". Carlson of Pocahontas is building o new home for the Tokheims. The new structure will be situated on the same site as the old one. Swea Homemakefs will meet Apr. 19 at 2 p.m.'. at the home of Mrs Morris Johaneson with Mrs John Kelly assisting. Devotions will be by Mrs Sam Butcher. Mr and Mrs Leo Crowley and Kathleen attended a birthday party in honor of Mrs Joe Crowley, Jr. at her home at ftaiv croft last Sunday evening. Other guests were Mr and Mrs Joe Crowley, Sr., Lone Rock. Mr and Mrs Robert Binzen and Pat Lone Hock, Mr and Mrs John Brink and Mr and Mrs John Crowley of Algona. The H. Jiminez family return ed recently from a month" visit with relatives at Victoria Mexico. Portland Twp. By Mrs. Victor Fitch urphy and Becky of Blue Earth ind Mr Gene Nielson of Winne- sago. Mr and Mrs Earl Miller of AI^na were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs Elizabeth Kennedy. Mrs Edna Richter of Titonka and daughter Alice (Mrs Bersr ord) of Kanawha were Sunday afternoon visitors. Mrs Tony Jandl, Mrs Hugh Williams, Mrs Elizabeth Kennedy and Mrs Ray Fitch, attended the VFW. sewing meeting at the home of Mrs Ella Sigsbee Tues* day afternoon. Mr and Mrs Russell'Shipler re turned home Wednesday after spending the winter in Texas. Mrs Luella Hansen was a din ner guest at the Melvin Haase Mr and Mrs Lawrence Govern and Vincent Govern entertained at a family dinner at their home Sunday. Those attending were Mr and Mrs Hubert Govern, Darlene and Ray of Ledyard, Mr and Mrs Milton Farrow and Barbara of Lakota, Mr and Mrs Duane home Sunday in honor of little Dcbra haase's first birthday. Afternoon guests were Mr and Mrs Chris Haase arid Bernice, Levan Moore and girls and Leona Haase Mrs Lawrence Govern went to Des Moines Wednesday morning on business and also visited her brother and sister. A come as you are party wa; held nt. the home of Mrs Victo Fitch Wednesday morning. Thosp attending were Mesdames El wood Nelson, Verle Nelson, Vir gil Schrader, Chester Smith, Her bert Nelson, Donald Ringsdorf Stanley Ruse, Rollo Moore, Her man Harms, Wilbur Spear, Lloy Bartlett, W. J. Stewart, Clifford Young and Leona Haase. Mrs Stanley Ruse, Mrs Victor Fitch, Korene Fitch and Mrs Timer Harms attended a party at th^ home of Mrs Arnold Danielsen Thursday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Gene Ringsdorf and Gary came from Des Moines Thursday moaning and will spend their Easter vacation' at the Donald Ringsdorf and Henry, Radmaker homes. Gene and two jther men from the Des Moines >ffice, went. to Estherville on business. Linda Gamble of Des koines also accompanied Mr and Mrs Gene Uingsdorf and will spend her Easter vacation with ler grandparents, Mr and Mrs W. B. Shipler of Swea City. They will all return to Des Moines Wednesday. Mrs Elizabeth Kennedy and Paul spent Easter with Mrs Keh'- nedy's brother, the Elmer Erick- sons at Rodman. Mr and Mrs Howard Sparks. Daryl and Jim were Easter dinner guests at the Guy Dimond home at Britt. The Portland Social Club met April 14 at the home of Mrs Mike Arend at Algona. Twelve members were present and one guest Mrs Pete Arend. Mrs Tony Jandl was in charge of the program Lunch was served by the hostess. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs Clifford Young May 12. "Men would be a lot hotter off if they'd quit trying to understand women and just enjoy having them around." feT Tu«d«y, April 19, If* U*»«> P»i Portland 4-H At Sparks Home The regular meeting of the Portland Boys 4-H was held on April 14 at the Sparks home. Tom Lampe and David Harms were selected to go to 4-H camp and Jim Sparks was selected to go to short course. The members had a test on beef, dairy, hogs and sheep, and a test on de- Move OUR CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR CONGRATULATIONS TO ALGONA FLOUR & FEED CO. On Completion Of Its Extensive Remodeling Project IF YOU SIT DOWN DURING THE OPEN HOUSE, YOU MAY SIT IN AN OFFICE CHAIR SUPPLIED BY THE ... Upper Des Moines Pub. Co. Algona Flow & PROVE to YOURSELF fhaf off form | go easier with in Office Equipment A Supplies Algona, Iowa NEW I ORD SEUCr-0-SPEED TRACTORS , ALL DAY FRI. - SAT. April 22-23 See for yourself how you can SHIFT ON THE GO from any speed to any speed with FORD JElECf-O-SPffD. 1 FORD MOTOR CO, TRACTOR & IMPLEMENT DIV. ; Des Moines Sales District DES MOINES, IOWA CONGRATULATIONS-. From one Neighbor to Another IT WAS OUR PRIVILEGE TO HANDLE THE GENERAL CONTRACTING FOR THE REBUILDING AN 3 MODERNIZING OF ALGONA FLOUR & FEED CO. BOTSFORD LUMBER CO. — South Phillips St. - ALGONA FOR THOSE WHO VISIT (and we hope you all do) the newly remodeled ALGONA FLOUR & FEED CO. office, warehouse and building, this coming weekend at their Open House, you will find a mos unusual job of "face lifting." The old structure has been something of a landmark on South Phillips St. but as of today it is almost an entirely different structure from the one area citizens and especially farmers have come to know $o well. BOTSFORD'S PLANNING SERVICE was used by our "next door neighbor" in preparing for this remodeling, with actual construction work handled under the direction of Waliy McDougall of Botsford's. Because of the weight involved in storage on the upper floor of this building, the planning wa* no small item. All material, and all work, in basic remodeling was handled by the Botsford Lumber Co. of Algona. Wr are proud to have had the opportunity to handle this major remodeling task. ••"..* . „,.,..';.,' If you _TOO - ARE PUNNING TO BUILD/RlMODEL, OR REPAIR, WE INVITE YOU TO DISCUSS YOUR IDEAS WITH US - ESTIMATES GLADLY FURNISHED AND NO OBLIGATIONS. WE CAN HANDLE THIS JOB FROM START TO FINISH AND FURNISH ALL MATERIALS AND LABOR FROM OUR OWN YARD Alto EMPLOYEE CREWS, AIGONA FLOUR & FEED CO.- So. Philips S*. - ALGONA FORD , ^Wpli^^.' ' .> ^^^^^^^ WH a. PHONICYpres*4-2elf ALGONA, IOWA

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