The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 8, 1959 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 8, 1959
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-V Thursday, Jan. 8, 19S9 Algond (la.) Uppftf D** Whiftemore Man b'HedDecj: At Mason City WhitiemetB ^*» In a weddlhg which took place 'December 27 in St. Joseph's Catholic church in Mason City, Hugh Duffy of Whittemore and Mrs Kathleen "Fandel wore united ;in a nuptial mass. Rev, Clafence Kruse performed the ceremony In the presence of relatives and friends. The couple Were attended by the bride's daughter and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs Robert Brophy of, Denver Colo. Paul and John Fandel, sons of the bride, were acolytes. They will live on the bridegroom's farm a mile south of Whittemore. ' f .,.. Cecelia's Catholic church was the scene of a wedding Dec. 27; when Margi Louise Johnson became the bride of Alvin James Kramer. The bride is a daughter of- Mr and Mrs Sidney, Johnson, Al^dna, and the bridegroom a son . of. Mr and Mrs Clarence Kramer, RicevJlle. ' Tather Edward Mason offici^ ' the double ring ceremony. Sister' Mary Ricardo was organist and Darlene Skogstrom,, solbist. Kenneth Frideres ..and James Heinen. were altar boys. •\ Madonna Marlow.j'Lone' Rock; was maid of twnor. Bernard-Kramer .served his brother as best man.-Ushers were Richard, Kramer and Martin Eischen. The''bride wore a white gown "of crystalette in princess style. Her headpiece was a sequin band from which fell a shoulder length veil. She wdre pearl earrings and carried an arrangement of red carnations on a white prayer book. •' 'A ' dinner was served to : 50 guests at noon at the Moose hall. * The bride is a graduate of the Algona high school and the bridegroom- of -the,St. Cecelia's Academy:'He is employed at Larry'-s Recreation here. 'After a week's wedding trip to Illinois, Mr and Mrs Kramer are at home'at 402^ South Moore in Algona. (Isaacson Photo Engraving). TJD3Y Man Discovers lire Just in Time one leader to the 4-H Fun Night icld at Algona Dec. 29. Those at;ending were -Maxihe Clayton, queen candidate, Carolyn Ley and Linda, Hoeppner, wh6 was lunior Hula Hoop contestant. Mrs A, Gutknecht drove. Mr and Mrs A. C. Schissel, Sue . . , and Joe were guests at the L. E. Slaba home in Armstrong on New Year's Day. Dr. and Mrs H. H. Murray entertained : Mr and Mrs Dennis Murray and Scott and Drl and Mrs John- Lundquist for dinner on Thursday and Mrs Sophie Ellsworth >and sons were: supper guests. ' , . Mrs Mary Zoller returned home Monday night from Wells, Minn. Mfitgens Honored Sunday e'vening a number of neighbors gathered at the home of Mr and Mrs Mike Mergen for a surprise party. The guests included Mr,and Mrs Herman Kqll* aschj Mr and Mrs James Besch, Mr and Mrs Edward Besch, Mr and Mrs Simon Weber, Mr arid Mrs Lawrence Besch, Mrs Lucy Besch, Mr and Mrs Herman Vbigt, Mr and Mrs Paul Ludwig, Mr and Mrs Ei'win Gerber, Mr and' Mue Matt Erdman, Mr and Mrs Ralph Schumacher, Mr and Mrs Robert Hogan, Mr and Mrs Martin Duffy, Mr and Mrs Don Mergen, Mr and Mrs Roy Higley of Algona. Cards were played, Mrs Edward Besch and Lawrence Besch -winning high, Mrs Pearl Besch and Don Mergen, low. A. lunch was served which was brought by the guests. Mr and MTS Mergen received a gift from the guests. Mr and Mrs Mergen have retired from the farm and will move to Whittemore after the first of the year. Christmas day guests at the home of Theodore' Keene were Mr and Mrs Lawrence Keene and family of Worthington t Minn., Mr and Mrs Robert Henly and family of Minneapolis, Mr and Mrs Burdett Johannsen and" family of Spencer, Mr and Mrs Casper Keene, Mr and Mrs Joe Keene and family, Mr and Mrs Raymond Keene and family and Leona Potter, all of • Whittemore. Mr arid Mrs George Meyer and Mrs Mathilda: Meyer were New Speaker Named For County Swine Dinner The annual Kossuth County Swine banquet which is gptfttot* ed by the.Kossulh County Swrae Improvement Association, will be held at the Burt high school gym, Thursday evening, January 29, starting at 7:00 p.m. The Speaker is V. B. Hamiltort ( Hampton, who was an extension director for many years before he became secretary of the Iowa Farm Bureau. During the past decade he has been president of the Farmers Hybrid Company at Hampton. He is well aware of the problems that face the corn- belt hog farmer. The annual report of the Kos- sUth County Swme Improvement Association will be given at this meeting and an election of dir> ectors will be held.. Tickets can be secured from the following directors of the association — Edgar Keith, Burt; Charles Dearsch, Algqna; Ray Laabs, Lone Rock; Willis Kuecker, Whittemore; Hermit Kuecker. West Bend; .Albert and David Kollasch. Bancroft and Warren J.XUJ-lt.'lOlvl It ^-POllV** \Jt. 1 Brones, Swea City. where "she had been visiting her son and his family, the Albert Zollers. • ' ' Mr and ;Mrs William. Wirtjes and son Gordon accompanied by Alice and Minnie Pannkuk of Titonka were guests at the home of Years night visitors at the home of Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith. A Potratz family dinner was held Sunday in the parlors of St. Paul's Lutheran church.. Present were Mr and Mrs Francis Schwendemann and Myles, Mr and the Virgil Wirtjes at Granada, 'Mrs Hugo P.otratzr and family, and Minn. Christmas day. ^Mr ; and ;Mrs;* Irvin - Schwartz;? 1 Mrs Lena ''Schwarz,' Mr arid Mrs A. C. Klocke and Mr and Mrs John Wibben and family were Lakota — What might have been a very .disastrous fire was discovered shortly' after 8 p.m. Tuesday when Carl'Meyer, a farmer 1 Jiving just north of the city limits opened the doorway leading ( to • the upstairs of his home-'and saw smoke. • The Lakota and Buffalo Center. Fire Departments were summoned and the Lakota men soon had the fire under control. The fire was confined to a store room in the \northwest corner of the second floor. The .rodln.had no electric wiring and it was thought that' papers, clothes, and toys .stored there had ignited -- t by spontaneous combustion. T h 6 contents .of the room were destroyed and some smoke arid water damage done to Bother rooms" 4 and stairway. \'The Meyers Iflst a large barn by fire about two years ago. Students At Festival Students from Lakota who wil participate with 73 high schools in the ninth annual Doriar Vocal Festival Jan, ,8 and ,9 at Lu'ther College are Roberta Addy, Roger Brack, Dennis Christ, 'Mark Eichhorn and Marcelyn Erdahl. Students from the Swea City school will be- Dorothy Blair. Jerald Kluger, Evelyn Mino, Fred - Seylar and David .Sharffer. Amojig college students, .home for Jhe holidays were/James An- tbine, Ames; Karen Antoine, Des ' Moines; • Lurene Barrett, Des Moines; Stanley Vodraska, Coin llegeville, Minn.; Sherry Claybaugh,^Rochester, Minn.; Marlene Christ, Iowa City; Richard Smith, Iowa, Pity; Sherry Lou Anderson, Minneapolis"; "Barbara Ranney, Ipwa City; Shelda Hertzke, Wav- —'— m -'-ert -Sheldahl, . Ames; .. ,.^£.'Springfield, 111.; and e Christj -Minneapolis, "„' Mr'and M r s Charts A: entertained at,New .Years Emma Mj;' Wd Thursday guests at the Clarence Schwarz home at Blue Earth. • Mr and Mrs: Albert Weringa were Friday night, hosts to Mr and Mrs'J. F. Peterson and Mian d Mrs Ed Ranney of Iowa City. Supt. and Mrs J. W. Cook and children left Saturday for Maryville, Mo. to visit his mother and other relatives. Mrs Francis Bunting and her father, Milton Pringle, who has been spending some time with lier at Tama where she teaches, arrived here "to spend the holidays. Helen Mamin^a, L.P.N., Rochester, Minn, arrived at the W. D. Ley home on Sunday .where she will spend'a week visiting. Mr and Mrs Robert Beemer I Mr and Mrs Clarence Struecker andrfamilysof-Fort'Dodge, Mr and Mrs Eugene Maahs and family of Des Moines, Dick Leu of Seward, Nebr., Mr and Mrs Eldoii Maahs and Judy, Mr and Mrs Elmer Maahs, Mr and Mrs Paul Potratz and family, Mr and Mrs Edward Maahs and family, and Mr and Mrs ;Maynard Roeber and family of Whittemore. Mr and Mrs Hugo Gade and Robert Bell of Algona and Mrs Mathilda Meyer of here visited at the home of their brother, William Bell 1 , at West Bend, Tuesday afternoon. Mr Bell has, been confined to his bed following surgery in University hospital at iowa City five weeks ago. . Mr and Mrs Edmund O'Brien and family spent their Christmas uoiiday with Mrs" O'Brien's parents, Mr and Mrs M. R. Hurley at Elkader. They returned Friday evening and were accompanied by Collete Hurley of Chicago, who Wesley Holiday Visitors Back To College Wesley — Students who lefl over the weekend for their classes following the holiday vacation included Bill LOebig, Judy' Pfeffer and Dean Kleinpeter of Iowa City; Julia Nygaard, John Pfeffer and Cathy Girres of Cedar Falls, Donna Bleich, Marva Lou Nygaard, iMarlys Goetz, and Gloria Wise of Cedar Falls; Jim Mull in of Drake University, Des Moines; Earl >. Gbetz' of Junior- College, Austin, Minn., Tom. Root oJ Creighton University, Omaha, Neb.; Nancy Tjaden, Mac Phai! College of music, Minneapolis Minn.; Ellen Root of Tech. School, Rockford, 111.; Joyce Ostercamp Trinity Bible School, Chicago Gary Miner, Jr. College, Masoi City. Bob Richtsmeier of Dowlint, school,'Des Moines; Janice Richts meier of Alverno College, Mil waukee; Marilyn Hughes of Gooc Council Academy, M a n k a t o ,,Mmii,;.. M Johnette 'Bleich wh teaches at' Hayfield; Margare Flom who teaches in Fort Dodge; Mrs Marie Bleich in Ames; Lorraine Bleich • in Adel; Marie Ostercamp in Fort Dodge; Betty Tjaden in Rock Rapids. Family Dinner 2nd Lt. and Mrs Tom Forburger Jr., newly weds, were honored at a family dinner party Jan. 2 a I. Van's Cafe, Algona as a farewell courtesy. Guests were the bride's parents, Dr. and Mrs H. H. Raney; his folks, Mr and Mrs Tom Forburger; the Larry Youngwirth, Al Erpeldings, Joe Kricps, Merle Losses and Kenneth For- burgers. The young couple left Jan. Hi for Milwaukee, Wis., where he is stationed. had as Thursday guests, Mr and Mrs Buy Beemer and Billy of Webster City and Mr ,and Mrs Orville Hartwell' and'"~ sons of Thompson. Last week Mr and "Mrs A. E. Anderson brought Mrs Anderson's mother, Mrs Ethel Ballard, and at Postville they stopped for Mrs Tillie Swenson and brpCjght .her. to her daughter, Mrs Robert, Hamilton, . , : ' Marlene Christ, who attends S.U.I., -underwent minor surgery at the Britt Memorial hospital Friday.. She will return to Iowa City the first of the week. Mr and Mrs Henry Mitchell 'visited with a cousin in Mason City on Saturday Tuesday they drove to Hampton to.spend the day there with ;their daughter and family, the Carl Johnsons. Mr and Mrs Orville Anderson were Friday callers at the home at his mother, Mrs Josie Anderson at Elmore. Friday, Mr and Mrs W. D. Ley entertained Rev. L. J. Odland of _lark, South Dakota, Marvel Odland of Detroit, Mich.,.and the Arthur Norlins of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Mr and Mrs Russell Winter and Larry of Ames spent Tuesday evening at the Fred Pannkuk home. , ..,..' . . Sunday .Mr and Mrs John Roelfsema visited with the Calvin Pitts and Charlie Jagers in Mason City, Mrs Signe Nelson had the pleasure of -having her daughter, is spending the week here with her sister, Mrs O'Brien. Mr and Mrs Harry White of Rock Island, Rev. Elinor and Mrs O. and ' Paul M. of Johnson,, Meridan spent Dec. 29 - 30 in the Lester Larson and Mrs Mary Flom Lena Mrs Burdette , Hoeppner sn4 family, Mr Ernes Workman, My «d Gufltnecht and ' , ^ 0 .„ _ Mr and Mrs 'Roland Smith Jr. had as New Years dinner guests, Mr and Mrs Roland Smith Sr and Dickie, Mr and Mrs Paul Kpllaseh and daughters and Mrs Jennie, ,„ f he takota 'Luckies 4-H sent three jx'pres>wmdtiv«s and As the UDM swUches io Thursday publication for the coming New Year you will find food specials advertised by Algona's many fine grocery stores..Today's paper includes the first ads for 1959 from Hood's Super Valu, Council Oak, Fareway, Consumer's and Ray's Jack Sprat. Bob Richardson, formerly of Richardson's Furniture (now Read's), paid a visit to Algona last week and attended New Year's Eve festivities at the Algona Country Club. Bob, now employed as an embalmer by a Cedar Falls Funeral home, said that he gets fewer complaints from customers in the funeral business than he. did,in the furniture business, . Chalmer Read, who bought the store from the Richardsons and who, coincidentally, is an ex-mortician, has recently returned to Algona after having attended a furniture market and convention in Chicago. , » * * Your Business Brevities reporter was pleased to have received as a .Christmas gift a recently published book entitled "How To Sell More Merchandise With Advertising at Retail." I was pleased with it'for.Jwo reasons. First of all, it's a mighty good book. Second, ij, gives me a chance to do some name dropping since-the author is a personal friend. His name is Al Look, and he. has been Advertising Manager of the Daily Sentinel newspaper in -Grand Junction, Colo, for the past twenty-five years. Prior to that he was behind the counter in retail st9res for many years. His new book, "Advertising at Retail", is especially written for the small town retail merchant Vera Dorsey of Greenfield call [and answers all the basic,questions that merchants often ask without her Christmas to wish her a --"<-- '--•••- **--' '---'- " - *....!_- -_o j....^.. *_i,_ , ^1. Merry Christmas. Gordon Hans, who is with th<i U.S. Coagt. Guard Service, ptation- ed , in New Jersey, is home on leavs. He is visiting his parents, and Ahrend Hans and other relatives and friends. Monday evening -Mp and Mrs Petej' Brucr and 'sort- James and -Mr sind Mrs Vincent Miller arid children, were guests at the yin Kienitz home at Wirw • Friday guests at 'the Henry Boettcher home were Mr and Mrs Leonard Boettcher and family" pf Elmore and Mr and Mrs Alvin Boettcher and family of Lakola. Friday afternoon guests a); th« Lee Olson home included Mr and Mr b Ben Dublin- uf Burl. getting into that high-flymg, confusing, and double talk type prattle that the Madison Ave. admen often offer; Al learned and has -practiced his advertising in small town stores, not in a mahogany paneled office, and that's the way he presents it, Jn .his own words his basiq formula is "common sense." In addition to that he offers'a wealth pi information, developed through research, on budgeting and planning'of advertising campaigns. , Al, Incidentally, is not a newcomer to the book writing business, Jn his 'spare time he is an avid amateur archaeologist and palaeon- tologist and has previously- published several books in those fields; T Ne&rty eyeryp»e alonf State Street either if, has been, or spon yvjiU : be ipvpl.yed in inventory taking apd, as a result, merchants v are just as Jiabte to be found in the basement-or stockroom as behind the counter. One recent visitor to Oullen. Hardware, for example was about to, decide'that Arnie Elbert wasn't around when he finally discovered Arnie perched high on a ladtier, in the neighborhooc of the rafters/ meticulously counting items. ' Host Christmas displays have been striped from Algona stores by now and show windows once again sport the normal run o; dipluy paraphtnaiiu. ,'••' "*' i V •*• RAY'S PRESENT NEW LOW PRICES ON GENUINE CHOICE SHOULDER ROASTS LOIN CHOPS LEG OF LAMB LAMB STEW.. WHILE IT LASTS! LUDEFISH 25cLb. FRESH PORK HOCKS 35cLb. NISSENS LARGE DINNER FRANKS 59c Lb. FRESH BABY BEEF TONGUE or LIVER 39c PORK TENDERLOIN END ROASTS or CHOPS 39c Lb. HORMEL'S ALL MEAT MINCED Luncheon Meat 39c Lb. Lean — Defatted Rath Hams Butts Ib. 49c thanks Ib. 39c ,t Chickens — Oysters — All Cu|s of Veal 50 LB. BAG JACK SPRATT FLOUR GUARANTEED Morton House Family Pak OVEN BAKED BEANS Giant 27 Oz. Can. Regular 34 c Value! RAY'S PRICE, ONLY . 40c Coupon On Each Bagl DOLE PINEAPPLE-GRAPEFRUIT JUICE, 32 Oz. Can .... 5 For $1.00 JACK SPRAT COLORED OLEO , 5 Lbs. $1.00 SNIDEFt'S HOT TOMATO CATSUP, 12 Oz. Bottles 6 For $1.00 MONARCH INSTANT COFFEE, 6 Oz. Jar 79c MONARCH PURE VEGETABLE SHORTENING 3 Lb. Tin 69c STANBY FANCY SUGAR PEAS, 303 CAN 6 For 89c Monarch EVAPORATED MILK TALL CANS ICEBERG SALAD DRESSING FULL QUART FINE GRANULATED SUGAR, 10 Lbs 98c DES MOINES BLEACH-CLEANER, 1 Gallon 39c JIFFY CAKE MIX, Your Choice.. lOc SNOBOY ORANGE JUICE, FROZEN, 6 Oz. Cans ....I.... 4 For 89c LARGE FLORIDA SEEDLESS GRAPEFRUIT „.„ 10 For 49c GLACIER CLUB ICE CREAM, ¥2 Gallon -„; 69c SNOW CROP FROZEN STRAWBERRIES Regular 10 Oz. Packages For $1.OO 1 LB. BAG OF CARROTS 1 k;' i * t ' ',<•<, Always and All Ways Better Buys M • ' , ' i * ''•'.'. . 4,>, ,. , - - .'.'^^', '>)! ?*• • i 1 ' - r' ••»•"** -x- --.'?-,

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