The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 2, 1959 · Page 31
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 2, 1959
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Tidbits by Evelyn Mr and Mrs Roy Huinell returned recently from Washington, nnd Arlington where they visited their son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Fred Hutzell, and little daughters Trudy and Judy. They were accompanied by Mabel s uncle and aunt, Mr and Mrs Ennos Ackerman of Rochester, Minn. It was quite cool in Washington, Mrs Hutzell said, but in spite of it were in bloom and trees budding fast. "Besides seeing the usual sight in Washington, they went to cinerama "South Son Adventure", and saw June Holliday in "The Bells Are Ring' ing." The latter is a stage show in "The National Theatre", the oldest in the U.S. and built in IHIiJi. Probably the most interesting thing to them was seeing the jet plane come in on which McMillan yvas a passenger. They also visited old friends Mr and Mrs Charles Bosworth near Chicago. Mr Bosworth and Roy became acquainted when both were employed with the International Harvester company. * * * Mrs Elizabeth Howe will be remembered by many here and will perhaps write to her at Memorial Hospital, Atlantic, Iowa. A recent letter from her states she is hospitalized for examina- tions and under treatment for diabites. She and her late hus-. band, Carl lived here many yearg ago and Carl was agent for the American Express company. The office then was in the shoe shop next to Dr. P. V. Janse's office. Playmates will remember Don and Bob. They will also remember a son Duane who was drownJ ed at Atlantic. To the family were also added Beverly and Joe, all grown now, married and with families. * » * Mrs John Bahr had two new granddaughters, Becky Gayle, born March C to Mr and Mrs James Bahr at Memphis, Tenn. She joined a sister Debbie. Her father is in service. The other child is Dawn Marie, born Mar, 18, to Mr and Mrs Dale Nelson of Sacramento, Calif. She joins Dale Jr., 15, Bob, 13, and Pamela, 10. * * • Mrs Gene Hood and daughter Mary are leaving April 3 for a tour of Europe which will take them to England, France, Italy. Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and Holland. The travelers plan to be gone a month. They will go via Dos Moines and stop briefly with Mrs Hood's brother- in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs C. APRIL SPECIAL Indoor-Outdoor OVEN MITTS less than Vi pricel Heaf, burn, ftafn-resistant mltti made of illl- cone — aluminlzed material. Wonderful for kitchen use, out* door barbecuing, tool REGULARLY 98< 47* Spin-Cast Rod (3V4 FOOT) • BIG SAVING! Deluxe quality. Solid clear glass shaft, stainless steel guides and tip, enameled aluminum handle, cork grip. Or/u/naffy $7.50 CuElen Hardware ALGONA HARDWARE STORE [THE FAMILY STORE THAT'S FUN TO SHOP THESE WOMEN! By d'Ales»k> dear — when WILL you be convinced of the joys of eating out?" W. Conner. The entire trip going will be made via plane. The return will be made by sea. * * * I was looking through some old papers the other day and found an item headed "Northern Iowa is Swept by April Fool Blizzard" so don't condemn the weathei we have been having. This item states there was a 12 inch snowfall April Fool's Day. There was the usual tales of motorists caught in the storm, a Mason City bus fought it's way from there as far as Sexton where it had to lay up. Th'/ee women and a man were brought to Algona by passing motoz-ists. * * * Willard Salisbury got here Wednesday from overseas where he has been on duty in navy at Spain, Italy, Lebanon and France.. His wife, the former Ruth Steinman, has been Employed as nurse at the Good Samaritan Home. Willard 'has a month leave and will then been stationed at Great Lakes where he and his wife will make their home. * * * At the meeting of the Royal Neighbors Wednesday evening, a hat style show was held and prizes were given for various, chapeaus dreamed up by Easter- conscious women. To Elizabeth Post went first prize for what she called "A Fisherwoman's Hat." It was a wide brimmed lace af- far trmmed wth fsh hooks and "night crawlers." Evelyn Hunt won a prize for her .kitchen utensils trimmed bonnet...... * * * Volma Hagg took me up town last week Monday afternoon, the first I had been out since Thanks-i giving. I don't need to tell you how I enjoyed it. I inspected both banks as I didn't get to see them last fall when the openings were held. Both are very nice, and I would have an awful time deciding which I like the better. They are a great credit to Algona. As one person remarked, "They are fine. The only trouble is keeping my money in them.'' * * * Alas, a fine gesture came to naught Wednesday when a professional friend offered me the use indefinitely of a typewriter which will not be in use, as the office has installed an electric one. But it was an upright type, difficult for me to use. I prefer the portables for one particular reason. Well, bless him anyhow. * * * Easter lilies were in abundance here at Good Samaritan, the residents being well remembered and I was given a lovely bouquet and had several callers. Our sympathy goes to Casper Thilges who lost two sisters, Mrs Mary Reding and Mrs Chris Gales in that auto accident at St. Joe. The women were crossing the street to Mrs Reding's home near the Catholic church where they had attended services. Driver of the car said ho did not see them. * * * Mrs Elizabeth Baas had as callers Mrs Fred Wegener, Mr and Mrs R. J. Wegonor, her son-in- law and daughter and sons, David and Dale and Mrs Ervin Heidenwith. — Mrs Cora Cooper was visited by her son. Earl and family — Ben Isebrand was visited by his son and daughtcr-in- RIGHT NOW FROM Eugene Hood, Algona Aiphons Berte, Bode Earl Elbert, Whittemore Frank Droessler, Bancroft Homer Mathiesen, Fenton law, Mr and Mrs Henry B. Isebrand, Sharon and Diane of Woden — Gottlieb Hansel man had as callers his wife and son- in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Roy Buenger. Mrs Hanselman is from LuVerne. The Buengers liye at West Bend. , * * * Callers at Mr and Mrs Herbert Lindquist's were Mr and Mrs Lyle George and their son-in-law and daughter of Jackson, Minn. Mi- George said, "Do you know Russ Waller " I replied, "He's my boss." So here are greeting to you, Mr. Waller, from Mr George. The visitors made a tour of inspection of the building, accompanied by Mr Lindquist, and dropped in here to see my fireplace, one of the six, I believe it is, in the house. * * * Mr and Mrs Ralph Donovan and the former's father, Robert Donovan, had planned to spend Easter at Rock Valley with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Bob Donovan and family and to be joined by Bob's brother-in- law and sister of Worthington, Minn. A telephone call established the fact that there was much snow in the Rock Valley vicinity and it would be better to meet at Worthington, which was done. * * * Mr and Mrs William Dau Sr. arrived Saturday night from the Florida Keys. They think they have found a veritable Paradise and prefer that location to Mia,mi, St. Petersburg, 'and all the rest. ' Hertha says the climate is simply ideal. « » » • The Don Cash family had a bad introduction to Iowa living. Saturday night they had reached St. Joe just as the accident happened which killed Mrs Mary Reding and Mrs Chris Gales. Don was with the driver of the van which was loaded with the Cash furniture from Philadelphia. The family has built a beautiful new home on the former Nelson farm east of town. Mrs Cash is a sister of Mrs Chester Schoby. Rev. and Mrs P. J. Gerike were called to Baraboo, Wis., by the sudden death of the former's mother, Mrs Clara Gerike, 74, in Chicago, 111., where she was visiting relatives. The family is unusual in that the father Henry Gerike Sr., was a pastor and his four sons followed his profession * * * Mrs Dick Walker, ne<? Vivian Crapser of Gary, Ind., is thankfu? .scarlet fever is no longer such a dread disease calling for elaborate fumigi'tion. Her children Becky, Rickie and Jack became sick last week. <•• * * The society section of the Sunday Des Moines Register had an interesting item — the announcement of tin 1 engagement and approaching marriage of Maridoe Laidle.v, daughter of Mr and Mrs Lawrence Laidloy of Swaledale to Dennis West. The wedding will take place April 17. The bride- elect attends Fayette college. She is a' granddaughter of Mrs Agnes Lairiley and a niece of Mrs Milton Dahl. I have known La\v- rence since 1912 when his mother and the family moved here from Bancroft. * * a I saw Bill and Jan Allen get in their car parked at the little Allen store across the street and leave about six p.m. About half an hour later a little son Jamen Robert weighing seven pounds and ten ounces had been added tc> the family of girls, Diane, Linda and Nancy. Do I need to add there is great rejoicing? ST. JOE NEWS Mr and Mrs M. T. McGuire returned Kiine Friday evening frum tiu'ir vacation trip tu Albuquerque, Hew Mexico of several weeks. On their return home they broui'ht home theii sons D:iv:d and Mike, students ai Mnur Hill, Atchir.son, Kansas, foi their Easier vacation. They return to Maur Hill on E'^tei Monday. FALL Frank Swehla of New Hampton is recovering from an injured arm that he received recently when he was assisting his aunt. She started to fall and in an attempt to catch her, he slipped and fell. • WESLEY By Mrs. Viola Studer Mr and Mrs Jerry Nielsen entertained at a 500 party Sunday evening. Kenneth Haverly and BerViard Kunkcl won high and low for men and Mrs Merle Rasmussen and Mrs Kenneth. Haverly . for women. Mrs Franklin Bode received travel prize. Mr and Mrs Philip Studer entertained their 500 club Sunday evening. Mrs Ralph Schipull nnd Glenn Smith won high score prizes. Mrs Leonard Sluder and Leonard Studer won ,low score prizes. Mrs Dale Dornbier won travel prize. The baby boy born to Mr and Mrs Ben J. Studer, March 4 was baptized Sunday in St. Joseph's Catholic church'by Father Buckholz and named Nicholas Lee. Ben G. Studer and Mrs Paul Studer were sponsors by proxy for Mr and Mrs John Welter of East Dubuquc. Jim Mullin, who attends Drake University, spoilt the .weekend here vvitii his parents, Mr and Mrs Charles Mullin. Mr and Mrs P. C. Haynes presented a pulpit Bible to the Methodist Church Sunday morning. It was accepted by Richard Madsen, chairman of the congregation. Banns of marriage were published in St. Joseph's Catholic church for the first time for Dean Ricke, son of Mr and Mrs George Ricke, Efnd Eleanore-Trca. daughter 01 Mr and Mrs Tony Trca of Garner. They will be married at Dunca.i April 7. Circle one of the Catholic women of St. Joseph's church held a scrubbing bee at the church March 24. Mr and Mrs Don Kraus and Rickie spent Sunday with her brother, Will Ketchen Jr. and family at Vinton. Union services will be held Good Friday at the Evangelical Free Church for that congregation, the Methodist Upper Flat and Prairie Center congregations. Mr and Mrs Bill Studer and children of Clarion were Sunday guests of his mother, Mrs Viola Studer. They also visited his grandmother, Mrs Jennie Luken at the Good Samaritan Home in Algona. The Methodist Youth Group will attend a rally at Clear Lake April 5. Mr and Mrs Dwight Bruns and children moved into the apartment above the Blake funeral home where they will live until the home they bought of the L. T. Roots is available in the fall. Roots plan to build a new home. Cynthia Ann, daughter of Mr and Mrs Dwight Bruns, was baptized Sunday in the Methodist church by Rev. Robert Jones. The Good Will truck will stop at the Methodist church, April G. A pot luck lunch was served Sunday evening in the Methodist church followed by a religious movie. Eugene Hanig returned Friday from Madison, Wis. Renew Scouting Interest In Ledyard Area Ledyard — The Boy Scouts nnd their parents met March 10 in (he Legion Hall with Mr Franklin Wiehael, District Scout Executive from Spirit Lake, to discuss tho future of the Scouts in Ledyard. A new troop committee was appointed as follows: Orville Brandt, chairman; William Klinker, secretary and treasurer; Fred Mounyer, Father B. Montag, John Jorgenson, Rev. Victor Vricsen, Harold Inglet, Scout Master, to be selected.- Scouts here are sponsored by the Matzener Estle Post of the American Legion. A survey was made and there are 17 eligible new members. • Present active Scout members are Brent and Bruce Keil, Jerry Gilberlson, Terry Roseboro, Tom Busch, Dale Brandt, Ronnie Jorgenson, Jim Scnncfelder, Gary Klinker, Danny Inglet. and Leo Miller and Jim King. Mr Vernon Anderson lias been Scout Master. The possibility of having a Cub pack was discussed. Mr and Mrs Alan Loucks am the parents of a baby boy born Saturday, March 21st at the Blue Earth Hospital. A dinner and devotional program was given Tuesday night, at the Methodist church for the Youth Fellowship. Mrs Harold Herxog was in charge of I ho program. Lillian Kvamsdale was the speaker. The program was interspersed between the three course dinner which was served by Mrs Cecil Pingel, Mrs Glen Burrow, Mrs Ray Wentworth. Mrs Melvin Wentworth and Mrs Fred Samek. Mr and Mrs Wayne Gade of Whittemore visited at tho. home of Mrs Martha Schroeder on Sunday of last week. The Mary Circle of the Methodist W.S.C.S. met at. the home of Mrs Fred Samek at Burt on last Monday evening, Mrs Howard Thompson had charge of the business meeting. Mrs D. B. Mayor led the Easter program, assisted by Mrs Lena Warner, Mrs Fred •Dutton, Mrs Freda Frey, Mr;) Everett Thompson and Mrs Harold Herzog. John Frandle was in Blue Earth several days last week called by the death of his sister, Miss Emma Frandle, 71, who died in tho Blue Earth hospital of a heart attack. Thursday, April 2, 1959 Algona (la.) Upper Des Molnes-3 AMERICA'S FINEST AND MOST COMPLETE LINE OF GALVANIZED STEEL AND ALUMINUM WINDOWS AND DOORS, UNDER ONE NATIONALLY KNOWN BRAND NAME. NEVER BEFORE A DOOR LIKE THiS! Swea City News By Mrs Cecil Godfredson 100 George Vetter of Lake Park recently celebrated his 100th birthday anniversary. He was honored by an open house. Donovan Specialty Shop DIAGONAL ST. CY 4-2202 «e m n m Mrs John E. Anderson received word that her entry blank in the Home and Flower show at Des Moines had been drawn and she had won a Frigidaire Automatic Washer. Thursday M • and Mrs John Button spc?nt th'e day in Knierim visiting with their daughter and family, Mr and Mrs Wayne Draper. Mrs Frank Bauer of Bancroft and Mrs Eddie Bauer spent Friday evening at the Henry Rout- •/.ei home in Fairmont. Mr and Mrs Eddie Bauer, Mr and Mrs Durwood Voigt and Mr and Mrs Wendell Ditsworth visited the Eldon Sabins in Estherville Saturday evening. Joe Skarpness Jell Saturday svoning from Perry for Long Beach, where he will visit with his son Gordon and other relatives for a week. Mr and Mrs V. E. Hazelhoff and family spent Saturday nite and Sunday with Mr Ilazelhoff's parents Mr and Mrs A. J. Hazelhoff of Lakeview. Little Susan Renee Anderson, daughter of Mr and Mrs Donald Anderson of Fairmont, Minn., was baptized Sunday morning at the morning worship in the Methodist church. Her grandmother, Mrs Daisy Engstrom, gave a dinner in her honor. Those present were Mr and Mrs Donald Anderson and Susan, Mr and Mrs Cassie Anderson, Mr and Mrs Ralph Anglo, Larry Woods and Darlene Enestrom. Mr and Mrs W. B. Shipler attended the funeral of Miss Irma Davidson at the Burt cemetery Wednesday. Mi:s Davidson was fatally injured in a fall on the ice. Mr and Mrs Jean Tague and girls were Sunclav dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Leo Crowley of Armstrong. Mr and Mrs Harold Kruntz and children attended a family dinner at the R. L. Krantz home in Titonka Sunday. Mr and Mrs Bob Siesbee and children called on Mrs W. J. Sigsbee of Algona Sunday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Frank Smouse and children enjoyed pot-luck with Mr and Mrs Walter Peterson of Algona, Sunday. Other guests were Fred Peterson of Algona "and Mr and Mrs Garry Cook and family of Emmetsburg. 0 X" NEW! NO MORE TUNING! • WESTINGHOUS fr * DOES IT FOR YOU EVEN BLINDFOLDED YOU GET PERFECT TUNING! 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