The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 24, 1959 · Page 17
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September 24, 1959 Roxanne Lefe Shackelford toe- came the bride of Robert Hafms m a ceremony -August 30 in Trinity Luthefan church here. The bride is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Virgil Shacketford and the bridegroom" -the son of iMr and Mrs Glen Harms, all of Algona. Roxanne Shackelford Is Bride of Robert Harms September 24, 1959 . G. J. C. Gerike officiated at tlie double ring ceremony, Mra Loren Brown was organist. •Mrs TrUman Shackelford" was matron of honor-. Mrs Kenneth Brinkmatt was bridesmaid and Honda 'Kinseth %was flower girl. Tom 5&weifel was best man and Truman ,Shackelford, groomsman. Dick. ZweHel and Maynard Shackelford ushered. The Money Saving Opportunity You've Been Waiting lor! Our Rambler sales have broken all records, because we've'given the highest quality plus lowest prices—the bost trade-m allowances. Now, with I960 fflbdels coming soon, We're going to give even better deals—to break our own records all oyfef again. Hurry in, •• v U i ¥ . . ? ......... A... . A .v*y> .-....? . v ^ „ "RECORD-BREAKING" Savings on First Cost: UP TO $209! Save up to $209 on Rambler sedans, hardtops (baaed on manufacturers' suggested prices for comparable '69 models), "RECORD-BREAKING" Savings on Resale: • UP TO $176! Rambler tops all other low- price makes in trade-in value, according to Official N.A.D.A. Used Car Guide. "Record-Breaking" TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE ON YOUR PRESENT CAR D AITS GARAGE, 125 S. Dodge The bride wore a gown of white tulle and 'CtoSntiUy lat-e over satin. The , Shdrt sleeps wefe of lace »rjd* wie wotc white nylon gloves, The very full skht of soft tulle was appliqued with lace medallons and had a floiim-c of frothy godcts. This was over a full skirt of nylon- tulle, made up of tiny ruffles. Her veil was elbow length and she worfe pearl jewelry. >Hor flowers were red roses and tube roses. , A reception in the church parlors immediately followed tho ceremony. Sandra Phillips registered the giiosts, 'Mrs Gelio Hulling and Mrs Ivan Miller cut Ihe cake and 'Mrs Dick Bauman and Mrs Clarence Ddbbs poured. Gifts'. Were in charge "of Lois Miller, Mrs Darrell Dobtas, Audry Dbbbs, Palsy Oobb;;, Mrs, Earl Schmidt and Mrs Jnck DobBs and Mrs Darrell Do"bbs were Waitresses. . The bride is a graduate of Algona high school and is employed as a nurses' nid here; The bridegroom was graduated from Algona high school ond attended Wartburg College nt Waverly, He is employed at Algona Produce. The couple has returned, from ' " "-Vv, n wedding, trip to the O.arks and are living hero. Swea and Eagle The Swea Homctnakers met Sept. 15 at the home of Mrs Mny- mm! Jensen, with Mrs Glen Clark (is assistant hostesses. Visiling at tho parental John Larson home over (he Labor Day weekend were the Art Nelsons nnd DarlCtte nnd the Bill Klusen- dorfs also of Peorin. Sunday afternoon at the Wnl- ter Hans were Mr and Mrs Raymond Brandt and sons of Titonkn and supper guests were tho Loren Hans of Tltonka. The Eagle Boys 4-H met at the homo of Mr and Mrs Harvey C Larson, Monday eveniiiR. There was eloot ion of officers. Tho tith district • of the VFW Auxiliary held its mooting Sept. 6 at tho Legion Hnll at Swea City. N(*w officers for 1959*60 wore in charge with Pati-icia Albors of Buffalo Center as president. Janet Walltor and Maxine Clark received blue ribbons on . D. D. ARNOLD Chiropractor Above Penney's Office CY 4-3373 Home CY 4-4836 ALGONA Hottest Going! CONOCO FURNACE FUEL with anti-sludge, anti-smoke additive! You save on home heat: Because Conoco Furnace Fuel burns clean and complete ;;, with less soot and carbon in your bumer r Tbe< unMi works cleaner, heats better, lasts longer! Sayingk like thia make it your best home heat buy—by far! Because clean-burning Conoco Furnace Fuel delivers more unifom heat aU through the house., .steady, comfortable heat that's more satisfying! M winter, you enjoy eco* nomicaliieat that cant be beait YOU save on burner repairs: Because Conoco's remarkable anti-sludge, anti-smoke additive guards against burner fouling by keeping burner jfilter and other key parts free and clear of deposits. Result? |tetter heat foi; fewer dollars! Because Conoco Furnace Fuel automatically aervkes yoor burner as it heats your home! Use of Conoco Furnace Fuel Assures you smooth, trouble-free burner performanco the whole winter through! FOR PROMPT, COURTEOUS SERVICE, CALL YOUR CONOCO MAN! Askabwt Ma"Keep-Full" and Budget Plans.. .Ml up NOW <md rx&LA&ER! CALL: ; their special activity demonstrn- iion ond their record books nt tho [fvwn State Fair. Marcia Jensen ,who teaches at Bllsworth, Minn, spent the weekend at her pnrents, the Virgil Jensens. Mrs Elvin Swnnson entertained Mrs Fred Newlin and Pauline nnd Mrs Emil Larson at coffee Mondny afternoon, Thursday, Friday nnd Saturday, the' Piuil Sanftners nnd tho Dennis Lunns of Klmore attended the Minnesota State Fair al SI. Paul. Saturday, William Wiskus cnmp from Chicago to visit his parents nt Dnneroft and tho Paul Snnftners. Mrs Martin Gnbel left Wednesday to visit her son, Dnrrcll nt Denver, Colo, for a .couple weeks. Wednesday, Mrs Florence Mnn- the, and Mrs Milton Peterson were afternoon quests at the Harold Carr home, William Buhmann and children visited at (lie Jay Brones home Wednesday evening while Mrs Buhmtinn 'culled on Mrs Kenneth Brones. Portland News Mrs Tom Trennry spent las week in Hoc-hosier going through the clinic. She came home foi the weekend, but wont back Monday, and underwent surgery early Tuesday morning. Mr Tre nary will go through the clinic while Mrs Trenary is in the hospital and Mrs Harold Becker (a daughter)' will stay a few days with her mother. It is believed she will bo there about 10 days. She will be in the Methodist hospital. Callers al the Herbert Nelson home last week were Mr and Mrs Hiram Bocckholl, Mrs Bud Ston- zcl, Mrs Bernard Phclps, Mrs Charles Phelps, Mrs Donald Ringsdorf, Mrs Earl Zwiefel, Mrs Victor Fitch and Korene, Mr and Mrs Verle Nelson and family, Mr and Mrs Jim Christenscn of Burl and Rev. and Mrs Andrews and family. Recent Sunday guests at tha Stanley Black home wore Mr and Mrs Max Schradcr of Missouri, Mr and Mrs Perry St. John of Minneapolis, Mr and Mrs Louis Frnnzen and family of Tilonka and Mrs May Schradcr of Burl. The Max Schrnders spervl a week visiting al the Stanley Black home and with other relatives here. Mr and Mrs Herbert Nelson went lo Mason City Saturday. Mr and Mrs P. W. Marlow and 'family were Sunday guests al the home of Mr and Mrs Richard Bristow, LuVernc. Mr and Mrs C. L. Young visited Sunday at the Joe Loebach home at Whitlemore. Mr and Mrs Duane Metzger anc boys were Friday evening visitors at the Victor Fitch home. 'Brian and Patsy Zwiefel spent Thursday night with Sheryl Smith at the Jake Smith home. Mr and Mrs Glen Zwie/fel and family were Sunday guests at Lho Cletus Zwiefel home at Woden. Mr and .Mrs Edmund Larson and Beverly returned Friday from a week's vacation trip lo the soulhern part of the state where they visited Mrs Larson's brother and wife, Mr and Mrs Narvil Mitchell at Fairfield, then wont lo Keokuk sight seeing and on into Illinois where they visited an aunt, Mrs Hefter Thompson and cousin, Mrs G-alen Bain- ler and family. They stopped al Mt. Pleasant for Ihe Old 'Settler's Sleam Engine Celebration. They had a very enjoyable trip. Mrs Effie Teeter purchased a home in Algona. She moved two weeks ago and is getting nicely settled. A family picnic dinner was held Sunday at the George Mix homte. Those attending were Mr and Mrs Dwight Ruse, Mr and Mrs Stanley Ruse and Lcroy Mr and Mrs Victor Fitch, Korcnc and Judy and Mr and Mrs Timci Harms and family. This was in honor of little Cindy Lou Harms seventh birthday. "Prosperity makes some friends and many enemies." WHEN A MAN HAS A BIRTHDAY HE takes a day off; but when a woman has a birthday she takes a year off. We have three Dirthclays at our liou.se this week—Father's, Mary Ann's and mine. Father's birthday isn't hurting him a bit for he's right at the very nicest age for a man; Mary Ann is looking forward to her birthday for she'll be entering her 'teens. As for me, well, I guess I'll be a year older, but 1 am not resigned to it. « » « ALMOST ANY DAY NOW, I EXPECT somebody to ask me What factors havo made me live so long. One of them is clean living. JTo live as long as I havo, you have to take several baths and abstain from dirty habits such as pinching snuff, sniping cigarette butts from gutters, and borrowing other people s toothbrushes. Another factor is good digestion—I cun cat everything just like a goat, but I do have a tendency to choke a little on the tin cans. YoU havo to have a cheerful disposition lo live as long as 1 have and you can't be blowing your lop more than three or lour times a day. « * ' * I OWE SOME OF MY LONGEVITY lo the fact that 1 have never learned to drive a car. Come to think of it, it may be true that several other people have lived longer because I have not been behind the wheel. To live a long time, you have to be able to keep breathing. I accomplish this by staying away .from girdles. • • » . . FLEETNESS OF FOOT HAS QUITE a bit to do With longevity. During my long life, in almost every case, when someone has,wanted 0 strangle mo, 1 havo boon able to run like the dickens. If this vn.'in'l practical, 1 have always mnnugdd to hide. I have also found ivoicling hard work a contributing factor, Laziness may not make' 1 person live tiny longer but it certainly makes living lots more fun. * » * ONE OF MY CO-WORKERS AT THE Algona Upper Des Moines icisisls in culling me. "a Civil War debutante". This is plainly q ase of libel. The war between the stales was all over and done with jy tho time 1 wns born, and I can't even remember much about the Spanish American one! 1 remember talking with people who weri\^--.. n World War I, but while it was being fought 1 wasn t doing 1 much Hiking. However, I do remember the Great Depression vividly. " DURING MY LIFETIME MANY CHANGES have taken place. My children aren't very impressed when 1 speak of them, so I'm "' saving my memories for my grandchildren when I get some. Surely, by thai lime I shall not only have more grey hairs added to what I havo now, 1 shall surely find somebody who has respect for them. And then, when I speak of Hie Good Old Days, they'll nod and smile and think I am quite remarkable, instead of giggling as they clo now when 1 tell them I can remember crystal sets of early radio. * * * , DURING MY LIFETIME. I HAVE seen the automobile grow from the Model T Ford, lop speed 40 m.p.h., to the beautiful, stream- < lined vehicles of potential destruction they are today. I can re*-\ member my elders speaking of poison gas as the ultimate threat of ***"' destruction should a war occur, and as an elder now I worry over the threat of Ihe hydrogen bomb. I lived through World War II and the Korean conflict. * * * PEELING Ed Kohlstedt of Alia planted a potato peeling in his garden last spring which produced a Iwo pound polalo. MY MEMORIES INCLUDE DAYS when you had to slice the bread from the bakery, and I remember the amazement I felt when, first you could buy frozen peas' and strawberries at the grocery." I recall shopping^whon each customer had his own individual clerk instead of gotnjg 'around collecting groceries in his own. basket. ,, I can remember Ui'fi ''Charleston both .tune.s^it^Wja^,. popular, and the low waistline or sack dress. I neither dantfed if or wore it either time. I remember the first talking movie at West (Union and the . first television set'in Algona. I remember the Bank Holiday of ; the '30s, the National Recovery Administration, the time" .Orson Welles , scared the living daylights out of us with his invasion from Mars •adio show, the sugar, meat, canned goods and shoe ration books of World War II. I remember Franklin D. Roosevelt, Amie Semple, tfcPherson, Wrong Way Corrigan, Father Caughlin and Joe (Wanna. buy a duck?) Penner. I can vaguely remember when Lindbergh' crossed the Atlantic in his Spirit of St. Louis and of seeing his plane later at St. Louis and in Washington, D. C. I vividly remember - ny first airplane ride and the days when, if an airplane went overj everybody rushed out in the yard to look up at it, * * * '*;'•, IN SPITE OF MY ADVANCED YEARS, I am reluctant to leave Lhis life for I don't really know where I'll be in the next one. I lave the hope of Heaven and the fear of Hell and during my stay on this earth I have experienced tastes of both of them. The samples of the nether regions, we shall not go into, but some of the cfelights granted to me during my mortal years here have certainly whetted my appetite for the better place. ' * * * ; ' . ' . I HAVE KNOWN LOVE. Surely Heaven is composed of that. Love of a good man, love of parents, the love of one's children and the opportunity to bestow great gobs of it on people who love me. I have known friendship—the kind when a persons' knows-your faults and likes you anyway. I have known laughter and have found it sometimes in the most unlikely situations. I have contributed little to the world of music, yet I've thrilled to other people's songs; I have not traveled very far, but through others I have visited many foreign lands; I have not yet written a book but my life is enriched constantly by people who have. I have found myself needed. If there isn't any work in Heaven, perhaps that is not the place for me. * * * IF I SHOULD BE CALLED TO LEAVE this life right now, I would do it only with kicking and screaming. I want to stick around to see how things come out. I want to see how our kids look as adults, I want to see them all educated and in homes >of their own and I want to know my grandchildren. I want to see a Democratic president in the White House once more, .the national debt reduced and the negotiations for a peaceful world accomplished. I want to go to Hawaii before I die, to own a fur coat, and I want lo get both my ironing and my mending done all at the same time. I want to be there when our church dedicates its new build- rig and I want to find out if our dill pickles are any good this year. \nd if my premature demise should occur, you my be sure I died ull of curiosity about what Father's second wife will be like. * * * THIS WEEK'S MAIL BROUGHT a letter from my adopted Aunt •lattie, Mrs S. R. Baker. She's from LuVerne and she chides me or not mentioning her town when I wrote about how the towns in his area got their names. The" truth is, at the time I couldn't think up anything about LuVerne and the same goes for Fenton, Ledyard, Swea City and the other towns I left out. * * * THIS WEEK'S RECIPE IS for Pineapple Whip. I found it in he Wesley Community Cook Book and it was submitted by Mrs Charles Mullin. 1 small can crushed pineapple 1 cup whipping cream , 22 marshmallows Drain pineapple. Melt marshmallows in pineapple juice. Cool, Whip cream. Fold in syrup and pineapple. Let stand to set. —GRACE.; , G. Vfnteioher ^ 'Conoco Bulk &geht £0N0€O STATION ^ Phone CY 4*421 § ' 701 l> 5TATI, ALOQNA - Ph>sm« CY 44878 803-A Sewing Machine BIG NEWS is the revolutionary Free-Westinghouse' Super Deluxe Automatic) It's an ' automatic" seller . . . designed for the needs of everyone . . . It's the one machine designed io "do everything' . . . doing it simply, easily, with perfect precision. As Uw As TERMS Bjustrom Furniture TF Ralph Smith, 62, Ex-Resident Of Kossuth, Dies Swea City *-» Ralph ©mjth, 62, San Angelo, Texas, passed away at his home there )ast Saturday morning, after a heart attacH. He was born in Algona, $ son of James and 'Najmc.y Smith. He received his sohpojing at J&nees, Bancroft and Swea City, 'Mr Smith was one of the. first ten from 'Kossuth County to enlist in the Ajwy in, WorlcJ Way 1. AJter the war he went into the produce business with father and brother, Ray, In 1921 he moved to Woodward, Okla., ' where he met and married f Davidson, To this union t children were bom; one cUe$l m v infancy. , • ' v ••"'' 'Mr Smith is survived by. wife and two sons, James i Jack both of Tex&Si grandchildren, There, two sisters & .five, brothers jf Belle Black of 'Algonaj Smith of Des Smith tha Eckhol an yolk. * "< *3Rrm : *4*&-'£l

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