The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 25, 1948 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 25, 1948
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>-Ate8rta U^pec Dei Maine* Tueiday, May 25, 1948 Lawrence Ricke Tragedy ' Shocks Wesley Citizens Wesley: The community was shocked an'cl saddened Thursday morning upon tragic death of hearing of the Lawrence Ricke Jr. 18, of Williams, late Wednesday night. He and four girls, all members of the senior class of Williams high school,, were returning from attending a turkey dinner at a farm homo given to the cast of the senior play when the car he was driving left the road at a dead end. Lawrence suffered n broken neck and crushed chest, and, apparently was killed instantly. One girl suffered a broken log. broken in two places, another a broken arm and' the other cuts and bruises and possibly other injuries. The deceased was born at the farm home where; the family still lives. Ho was grandson of Henry Ricke Sr., Wesley pioneer. He attended rural school and Williams high school and was to have received his diploma with the other 15 seniors, Thursday evening. It has been announced that the commencement exercises will not be held but the diplomas given to the members ol the class, The deceased is survived by his parents, brother John and three sisters: Diana, Ramona and Virginia. Mrs. Ricke is the forme'r Marie Froelich. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Froelich. The deceased took part in all athletic activities in school, Glee club and was a leader in 4-H work and served mass until recently. Funeral services were held Saturday morning at 9:30 in the Williams- Catholic church. Many ivallives and friends from here attended. Homemakers Meet The Wesley township Home- nakers club will meet with Mrs. Lester Blain on Tuesday, June 8. To Attend Summer School Rosemary Studer, daughter of '!r. and Mrs. August Studer and Shirley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Studer, left the fore )urt of the week for Cedar Falls, where they will attend the State Teachers college during the sum- ANNOUNCEMENT I am a candidate for From the Third District Kossuth County Subject to the decision of the Republican Voters at the Primary Election. LOUIS BARTLETT TiTONKA INTERNATIONAL FREEZER 11 Cu. Ft.__$395.00 4 Cu. Ft $235.00 Immediate Delivery M LIFT-AIL PUMP, ATTACHMENTS AND CULTIVATOR CONVERSIONS FLEXIBLE LEVER HARROWS (Galloway Type) KEWANEE HARROWS 100-H SMALL SIZE RUBBER TIRED SPREADER 15-FT. WIDE TYPE TRACTOR DISC HARROW 5x10 FT. WAGON BOXES Priced to Sell USED K6 INTERNATIONAL 2 TON TRUCK 176 in. W.B. — Bargain Price International BALER TWINE $ 12= Bale New KBS-6 Internation'l TRUCK With 2-speed Axel and 176 in. wheel base. ALGONA IMPLEMENT CO. INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER -•» Walt and Deb Hal! COMMERCIAL ST. Phone 52 PONTIAC mef. ftoth graduate's of the lid school this spring they plan to teach this fall. W, S. <?, S. June 2 The W. S. C. S. of th6 Methodist church will meet at the church on Jiyednesday afternoon, June 2. Hostesses will be the Mesdames E. Hutchirtson, Gilbert Hall. H. Hansen, Esther Smith, Curtis Benskin. Mrs. O. Henderson will lead devotions and Mrs. Paul Erdman will have the lesson. The executive board of the W. S. C. S. will meet with Mrs. Charles Kraus on Friday, May 28, Mrs. Benskin on Trip Mrs. Curtis Benskin left Saturday morning for a visit with relatives. She visited her sister, Mrs A. E. Lohr, at Des Moines, her brother Lloyd Hutchinson, and a sister Mrs. Myrtle Faircloth at Kellogg. She visited Mr. Bensldn's relatives at Laurel and the Benskins' daughter and family, the Don Kinniards at Grinnell. Mr. Benskin will drive clown to Kinnards' on Saturday, May 29, and on Memorial Day they will attend the services at Metz for his deceased relatives. They will return on the 31st and will bring back Donna Mae and Wayne Kinniard, who will visit here for several weeks. Circles Meet The Willing Workers circle o*f the Methodist church met with Mrs. Clarence Ward on Wednesday, May 19. The K. Y. N. circle will meet with Mrs. Herman Ostercamp on Wednesday, May 26. Attend Brill Graduation Many Wesleyans attended the Britt high school graduation exercises Thursday evening. John F. Loebig, son of Mr. and Mrs. Loebig and Rose Mary Becker, a daughter of Mr. and'Mrs. Matt Becker, were members of the class of 40 students. Frank Hopkins, who is known as "Big Chief", of Minneapolis, Minn., was the speaker. Rosemary was one of a group of nine who were honor students. John F. Loebig is a member of the Britt baseball team and they will play their first game under the newly installed lights on the diamond there June 8. John is captain. Prairie 4-H Parly The Prairie township 4-H girls entertained the 4-H boys at a party Thursday evening at the Legion hall. Forty young folks enjoyed an evening of games and a delicious lunch. Herman Studer is leader of the boys and Mrs. August Studer is leader of the girls. Prairie Farm- Bureau A group of 45 attended the Prairie township Farm Bureau meeting, which was held at the Legion hall at Corwith Wednes- .day evening, May 19. Slides were Wdwn'on "Hybrid Chickens", a iilm on "Safety" was shown, and various reports were given. The refreshments committee consisted of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Masterson, Ernest Weiden, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Glawe. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Studer, and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Hash. Gilbert Hall is leader. Hear Lesson on Nutrition The Prairie Neighbors Home Project group met with Mrs. Gilbert Hall Tuesday afternoon, May 18. The lesson on "Nutrition" was given by Mrs. August Studer, and on the "New School Laws" by Mrs. Herman Studer. Attend Schmidt-Koppen Nuptials Out of town guests at the Roland Schmidt-Lucille Koppen wedding at St. Joe's Catholic church Tuesday morning included the bride's grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Koppen and her son Frank of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Koppen of Whittemore, the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Schmidt and Darl, Mr. and Mrs. Jerald Schmidt and baby, the gfodmV tXVifl Ktlft^ Linda and Adda Llndy Schmidt, Gettrude end^ Aloys Schmidt, 'an of Garner. teachers » Teachers home for the stmffief Include Aline Martinek, who taught high school music at Calendar, Ethel Flom, who taught at Renwlck but will teach fifth grade at Corwith next year and Margaret Flom, who taught at Fort Dodge. Mfg. Pelt Coming May 19 was the 87th birthday of Mrs. Nellie Felt. She and her daughter, Mrs. Nina Mae ftanfik, are expected from Rockledge, Florida, in June and they will spend the summer months here. Poppy Sale - L '.* Poppies will be sold ofl'We's- ley streets on Friday morning, May 28 and on Saturday, May 29. Everyone should be proud to wear the red flower made by disabled veterans, many of wfiom are still suffering the ravages of the wars. The profit from the sale is all used for welfare relief of service -men and Women and their families. Mrs. Helen Johnson is poppy chairman. Home From Hospital Mrs. Francis Hauptman and infant daughter Marilyn Ann were brought home Tuesday from the Mercy hospital at Mason Citv, where the baby was borrf May 10. 'The other children are Garth, Dwight and Kathleen. Mrs. Irene Studer was employed at the Hauptman home. Z. D. of A. Meets Wednesday The C. D. A. will meet Wednesday evening, May 26. The Catholic Missionary will meet that afternoon. membef Sunday attended a rtitJsiff ftfltaf rt Mart- fcato and plan la atteM tft«§ gfad* Hating i&xerel8es there bft Sunday, May 30. <vincent Richtameier win eom- plete his freshm.ah yeaf at Doll* ing hitch school at Del Moines on June 2. ' I Miko Gahan was in town Friday, the first time in four months. Me has been ill with pleurisy and pneumonia. Homer Lawson, Bob Lawson, and A. M. Lease attended the auto races in Webster City Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Lease attended the ,8th District Legion and Auxiliary convention in Carroll on Tuesday, May 18. Mrs. Chas. Kratis went to Waverly Wednesday of last Week for a week's visit at the Harold Brooks home, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Larson and Burrell Lease attended the graduation exercises at RenWick Thursday evening. Mrs. Larson's nephew, Andrew Oppedal, Was valedictorian. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Barr and two sons spent three days over the Weekend at her parental Glenn Sargent home at Sioux City. Rose Studer, who 'has been em- Auxiliary June 3 The American Legion Auxil- ary will meet Thursday evening, June 3. Mrs. Lawrence Youngwirth and Mrs. George Aldrich will serve. Elect Delegates to Camp The Prairie township 4-H boys met at the John Arend home on Friday evening, May 14, with 18 members answering roll call on "What I Like Most About the 4-H". James Arend reported on "How to Balance Ration Feeds -for Livestock". Stanley Hanig reported on "Do's and Dont's of Feeding Livestock". Donovan Studer gave a discussipn on "How to Do Your Own Camp-, ing". ,, ; . ; . Delegates to the District club camp at Clear Lake in June are Jerry Alberts and James Mullins. Leonard Studer was elected to go to Ames in a few weeks. The next, meeting will be a club tour of neighborhood farms on June 16. Attend Tea at Mankaio Mrs. Al Richtsmeier and Cheryl Muerer went to Mankato, Minn., Thursday to attend a Mother-Daughter tea given by the Senior class of Good Council academy. Patty Richtsmeier is a U. S. Approved U. S. Pullorum Controlled """ Order Chicks Now Buy Swea City Quality Chicks LAST HATCH JUNE 2ND See us for BARGAINS in STARTED CHICKS — Males, mixed and femals. Poultry >meat and eggs will be good property Ihis^fall. vTurkey Poults & White Pekin Ducklings until June 24. Phone or mail your order now or see our representative. SWEA CITY HATCHERY Swea City, Iowa Phone 35 U19-20-21 Pave Barnyards the Modern,Way with READY-MIXED CONCRETE E C8n SUppIy Keady-Mixed Concrete for any kind of 9. farm job. Quick delivery exactly where and when • needed, /^ Our Ready-Mixed Concrete is uniformly dense, endur. ing and strong-as you expect of good concrete, The "mix" is right for the use intended .- ; ; accurately proportioned at our central plant. Even a small job gets the benefit of large volume production; .***••— < —»_ ,tn0 •, r» i8 • ((r ffie Wesley e'af& Mri, Norbeft Hilbeft is brrtployetf fig eodk at the cafe. Mfg. Bertha ttauptly ^as brought hbfae Tuesday ot last Week ffoni the Fred Edeft ftbtne, Where she had btjeft for some time as she was ill, ' Alice Rlchtsmeier and Marjorie Llekteig spent the May 16 weekend ctt Mankato* and attended the ahnual Alumni Reunion. Mrs, Mary Brayton of Algona spent Tuesday at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Clare Robinson. On Wednesday she weht to Ten-ill to attend the. graduation of her granddaughter. Jimmy Ranev, only son of Doctor and Mrs. M. H. Raney, submitted to a tonsillectomy at the Kossuth hospital in. Algona Friday morning. I _The Ladies' Aid of the Methodist church will serve a cafeteria dinner and supper to the public at the church basement on Saturday, June 5, Billy Koppen left Wednesday', May 26, for the Marine Base at Treasure Island, Calif., following a 14-day furlough at his parental Lawrence Koppen home, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jarvis and family were recent guests at the Ed Cink home. Iin fin lance nni) Service We spare no effort to make each service a flawless tribute and beautifiul memory picture in the hearts of relatives and friends. RUP tft9 fitifetllftfi, to vn Bbft't delay Ufltll ,-I'll Jlttifd boiiofttfia trrft* dnclbld,' TML th6.,fA»' WdtIS DOBBS TByaS tliousdlids liter scores of ettter ttn9s6« hftVfl failed, The DOBBS pad At,«OKA, IOWA - TtItm«OT5 MAtlMACY Wednesday/ May 26 *- 10 A» M. la f P. M, •^ Faith gives healing a great impetus, The will to live has carried matiy past the valley df.-the shadow. The write? of Ecclesiastes says, "Whatever thy hand (mdeth to do, do it with thy might." ^ The man who puts his heart into both work and play gives his life purpose and direction; When illness comes, he is ready to fight it with a disciplined will. Add to this the skill of a competent physician and the combination is hard to beat. We are • prescription specialists. 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