The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 20, 1948 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 20, 1948
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I ' • Upper Dai Moififi fulirfty, July 50, 1941 Nurre.Akre Weddifig— Arlis Nurre and Don Akre were married Friday at 3 o'clock at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Heetland at Clear Lake. Rev. Gilbert Kuyper of Algona read the double ring service in the presence of the family, the groom's daughter Donna Jean, his father and a few intimate friends. Preceding the exchange of vows the bride's sister, Fanchon, accompanied by. Mrs. Kuyper sang "Because", and "The Lord's'Pray- er." The bride wore a two piece pink dress and a navy blue hat. A sister, Faustine, was bridesmaid. She wore a light blue two piece suit and a dark hat. Both had corsages of roses, Edwin Mott of Des Moines was the groom's attendant. Mrs. Akre, is a graduate of Mercy hospital school of nursing in Des Moines. Mr. Akre is employed at the Chevrolet garage here. Following the ceremony a wedding dinner was served at the Clear Lake Vet's clubhouse. Algonans who were 'guests included Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Barry Jr., Mr. ;md Mrs. Don Heinming- son, Warren Nelson, Valeria Butts, Patricia Pollard and Kenneth Bakken. Plum Creek Club— The Plum Creek Woman's club met Wednesday at Mrs. Wm. K. Ferguson's in Algona. Twenty- one members answered roll call. Mrs. Arthur Benscholer was a guest. Following a short business meeting the afternoon was spent socially. Prizes were received b Mrs. Lola Gardner. Mrs. Arthu Benschoter, Mrs. Marry Feltei and Mrs. George Kain. Lunch wa served. Rebekahs To Meet— Rebekah lodge will ro«et Jul 27 at 8 o'clock at the hall. Announce Engagement— Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Meyer o LuVerne announce the engage ment of (heir daughter. Ellen, to Mr. Charles Brown, son of Mr and Mrs. Carl Brown of Algona. The wedding will be at LuVernt on Aug. 22. ; Farewell Picnic Held— Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Woods were honorees at a farewell picnic supper at the school building Thurs- Tues. - Wed., July 20-21 Henry Fonda in "Grapes of Wrath" Co-Hit Gene Tierney in "TOBACCO ROAD" day evening. Plans originally were to go to the state park but weather made a change necessary. The gifeSts were faculty members and wives who are in Algona for the summer, and included the O B. liaiHgs, the Caryl Schupes Allen Slickers, R. C. Ousters Leon Martins, and Misses Esthei Quinby and Charlotte Shore. Episcopal tea— _ Mrs. Claire Anderson, and Mrs Robert Holzha'mmer entertainec at a tea Wednesday afternoon July 14, at which the young women of St. Thomas's parish were guests. The tea was held at the home of Mrs. Anderson. Hostess io Club— Mrs. Ge6rge St. John was hostess to the members of her bridge club Friday evening. Are Dinner Guesis— Dinner guests last week Tuesday evening of Mr. and Mrs Arthur Riedel were Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schmidt, of Lone Rock and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kurtz and daughter Joan, of Lake Mills, Wis. Hicler Family Reunion— Mr. and Mrs. Newton Hicter attended a family reunion held at West Bend last Week Sunday honoring the birthday of Monroe Hicter, of Livermore. Celebrates Birthday— Mrs. L. G. Kcnyon gave a parly Friday afternoon In celebration of the second birthday of her daughter Patricia. Guests were Claire and Juhe Roepke, Grctchcn Zender, Sandra Phillips, Mary .ou Tigges, and the honoree's sisters Sharon and Carol. raj Joyce Jensen, find the respective mothers, and the. maternal grandmother Mrs. Clara Pratt. In celebration of her son Bob f 8 ninth birthday Wednesday, Mrs. Arthur Slobe gave a theatre parly which was followed by ajjionic lunch. Guests were Arnie Elbert, Gary" Webb. Tommy Hutchison, and Jerry Wolfe. Card Club H6siess-^ Mrs. John Duttort entertained the "Eight Specks" card club Wednesday evening, July 7, Prizes Were won by Mrs. Joe Wilhelmi and Mrs. Clara Pratt. A Galloping Tea- Members of three circles of the Wofnans society of the Trinity Lutheran church gave a benefit "Galloping Tea" Friday afternoon at Mrs. William Dau's. Potratz Reunion And Election Of Off i cers Is Held Mrs. Kruse Hostess- Mrs. Martin Krause entertained her card club members last Week Wednesday afternoon. High and low score prizes were won by Mrs. Harry Herr and Mrs Agnes VlcBride respectively. Old Settlers Of Grant To Picnic The.annual reunion of the Old Settlers of Grant township, Lccl- yard, will be held Sunday, July 25, at the Grant school gymnasium, with a picnic dinner at icon. • Main attraction of the after- loon will be a talk by Congress- nan James Dollivcr of Fort Dodge. The 4-H girls of Grant nd talent from nearby commun- ties will constitute the balance f the program. Mrs. Lars Skaar is president of ^10 Old Settlers Association. At Family Reunion— Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Ross, Merit. Ross and Mrs. Stanley Larson of Des Moines, attended a Var Gundy family picnic at the Eas' Side park in Mason City las week Sunday. Seventy-two persons were in attendance. Bridge Club Meels— Mrs. Clara Sankey entertained at a bridge party Friday evening. Guests were Mesdames' Jess Hill, O. E. Hott. L. J. Nelson, Bert Cronan, Freida Steussey, Paul Clark, «mcl Dena Kohlhaas. Prizes were won by Mrs. Hill and Mrs. Nelson. Presbyterian Circle — The Ruth circle of the Presby- erian church met Tuesday eveh- ng with Mrs. L. A. Tigges, as- Jsted by Mrs. Ernest E'gcl and VIrs. W. F. Colwell. Mrs. W. M. Joinders gave a paper on "The Problem." Thurs. - Fri. - Sat. July 22-23-24 STEVE DARREU GEORGE CHESEERO ANITA CASTLE • THE SUNSHINE BOYS 0<-(<njl ;:t«npljy 1-, B«(jf St, pmin DiiKled t)| Mr KA-'WHO • Pioducid by COLBERT CUM A coiiwisiij ncjum ft Co-Hit Wm. Gorgon in "WATERFRONT AT MIDNIGHT" Added Serial No. 8 "Dangers of Canadian Mounted" Mrs. McGraw Hostess — Mrs. Tom McGraw entertained he members of her bridge club Wednesday evening. Prizes were von by Mrs. Lloyd Pratt and Mrs. Craig Vinson. Has Second Birthday — Mrs. Lloyd Pratt gave a party Thursday afternoon in celebration f the second birthday of her son ..arry. Guests were Pamela, Denis and Tommy Waller, Bill and Mary Ann Sigsbee, Bob and John Whittemore 4-H Planning For Fair The Whittemore Whizzers held an all-day meeting, July 14, at the home of Ruth Elber't. Bread making was the subject of the morning educational program, .and a full meal was prepared and served by the 4-H group at noon. A team demonstration for the county fair was worked out with the help of the leaders. The next meeting will' be held at the home of Anna Mae Erpelding on July 24, with further work on the demonstration to take place. Oats Harvest Is In Full Swing Oats- harvest got off to a slow start "on Friday and Saturday but 3y mid-week everything will be n full swing. The crop gives un- isual promise this year and a icavy yield of new type oats is expected. I i' The first elevator to "report laving received any of the new crop is the Hobarton elevator. Grain was delivered there Saturday morning. The oats was Boon'e ind the plot) from which it was larvested averaged 60 bushels to he acre and weighed 30 Ibs. WANT ADS BRINGfl RESULTS WhUiemc-re -- A Pdimz reim- ion was held last week Sunday at the John tiorweilfer dub houes northwest of West fiertd, which is an ideal place for anybody wh' enjoys outdoor sport arid enter tainmehts. f ' Present were Mr. and Mrs, Elmer Behnke and' family, Bay City, Mich.; Mr. and MM, Hugo Potratz, Mr. and Mrs, Francis Schwendcr.ian and Son Myles 01 Fort Dodge; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tietz and son Robeft, Lakota. Mr. and Mrs. Loren Barker and daughter, Fenton; Mr. and Mrs John Hopkins and daughter, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Po- ,tratz and son Arthur, Mrs. Bertha Behnke, Mr, and Mrs. Albert Potratz, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Maal-^s and family, Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Roeber and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Struecker and family, Whittemore; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Potratz and family, Mr and Mrs. Alvin Potratz and family. Martin Potratz, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meyer and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Wilmar Wichtbn- clahl and son Leon, and daughter Marlcne, Of Lotts Creek. In a business meeting Herbert Potralz of Lotts Creek was elected president, Hugo Potratz, Fort Dodge, vice president; and Mrs. oren Barker, Fenton, secretary nd treasurer. A pot luck dinner was served ind the children were entertained by Mr. Dorweiler with rides with his jeep, fhile the rest of he grown-ups pitched horse:hoe and played croquet. Shot-Charged With Car Theft . Ervin J. Oleson, Mankato, who is alleged to have stolen two cars °u ne ? f t , h , em from Algona, was shot by Waseca, Minn., police in an attempt to steal a third car there, according to the Blue Earth Register. The Algona ear was said to be a Buick sedan belonging to Carl v. Nelson, whose name does not appear in the local phone book. Oleson drove that car to a point four miles from Blue Earth where he abandoned it. Then he stole a Mankato car and drove it to Waseca, abandoning it. Waseca police discovered the attempt to steal a Waseca car and gave chase. When Oleson ran through a corn field, disregarding orders to halt, an officer Tired and brought him down with a bullet in the shoulder. The police took him to a hospital. Permits To Wed Wedding license business at the court clerk's office tripled last week ^with three permits .to wed being issued. They went to Donald • Krause of Irvirigton and Beverly Ann Stebritz of Algona; Donald Luedtke and Maxine Donahue of Fenton; Don Wilberg and Alice Kading both of Minneapolis. irt^tf/}^'W a!'SdlMritar & C. may' .tew ftn&n. day A pwgfjffi lutftished the,even- eflterta rnnani aftd coh'slsted stre, musical num. -" THe?ma-n QelfSdtT^a 8 ! Sftytef H?«TuoT a fead * The program closed with the M { «J. of Blessed Be The Tie ^at Binds after which the honor. ed guests were presented with shower gifts. Refreshments were served by the ladies of the congregation, At Woden Funeral Mr, aftd Mfs. Henry Looft and sons attended last funeral rites for George Pommer at the Reform church -hear Woden Thursday afternoon. Mf, P&rHfHeT Maancu suddenly at His herfie «. „ Shbttly feote fiddft M&ndftjft Pornrner 1§ Henf^ L66ft's fnT fcW«y .evert ftg',fUesW,,aViK« Leaterosbom hotti* included Mr and Mfs. Mjinard ensen aftd and Mfs. Mjiynard Jensen family and Mr. artd Mfs.-O Millet- and children of Swea City, Last ffiday evening guests at theiQaetlieb Kfacht-home ineiud- ed,Mr. and Mrs, John Kfacht afld orother, otto KrScht, also their daughter Mfs. Harold Pralle and sons Marvin and Raymond of Hampton, Iowa. Mr, and Mrs. Qoetlieb Kraeht entertained at dinner Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs.TrandS Sulli* van and children of Quckeen, Minm, Mr. and, Mrs. Arthur Kraeht and children, also Mr. and Mrs. Leo Schmidt of Lone Rock. •i, Quests this past week at the J. H. and Ted Jensen homo and WEIDENHOFF A Sincere THANK YOU Sun. - Mon. - Tues. - Wed. July 25-26-27-28 Samutl pros/it* Ceorgt and Ir* GERSHWIN'S Co-Hit 'TRAIlQFTHiMQUNTIES' from Jos. Weidenhoff, Inc. Algona, Iowa To the more than 3,000 people who came from this area to visit and tour our plant on the occasion of the Weidenhoff "Open Hogse"-we wish to express ogr thanks. It was inspiring to us to observe your interest in our operation. * To the many Algona business firms who sent congratulatory bouquets, we also say "Thank You". It wos Q fqr greater reception than we had anticipated, and we at Jos. Weidenhoff, Inc., are deeply appreciative of your friendly interest. TIMEOUT! FRIESNER'S SPOflfS "It won't be any more frightening lo you than il is lo me— I just got my diploma today." , 1, v What is your sport? Here at Friesner's we are ready to show you, the right equipment for everything from taking a complete photographic picture story of your vacation trip to'outfitting a whole team with uniforms and equipment. Our's is a real sportsmen's store—come in and browse around and talk sports with us anytime. ' Friesner's Sports Center Cities Service SPORTBGAST - •• • -.•••• •••'.• . . '!•_' • .'.•,•.•. .....'. .j,.', •-..•',' >•••..,-. SOFTBALl LEAGUE STANp(5S W L Pet. Percivals __!_, 1____6 0 1000 Algona Imp. Co. __4 o 1000 Farm Bureau , ,__3 1 750 Sargents 4 2 667 Kirk ____3 3 500 Nat'l Guard '._ _2 4 333 r JayCees '_. 2 4 333 y.F.W. j. -. __2 4 333 ! Lions ___i 4 200 i Weidenhoff _0 5 000 i ': - . .. •' • i; Last Week Scores i f *\ . • League Pereival defeated the Nat'l Guard Farm Bureau defeated Sargents VFW defeated the JayCees Kirk defeated Weidenhoff OTHER GAMES Pereival defeated Ledyard Legion THIS WEEKS SCHEDULE < Mon,, July 19-Weidenhoff vs. Farm Bureau VFW vs. Kirk Wed,, July 21-Nat'l Guqrd vs, International < Lions vs. Percivgl "Fri,, July 23-Lions vs. Farm Bureau OTHER GAMES Friday, July 23-Sargents vs, Fqjrmpnt, Minn, Highlights of The Week, farm Bureau defeated SargenU by 1 rwn in the leit half of the last inning. Sargents same frem behind to tie the , ball game, only to |o«e in the next half inning, Ai^ona Implement team jowrneysd to Udyard qnd defeated the Johnson Rros, Team § to 0. Sargentf and Wejdenhoff tangled,0 thf K-C, diamond !?, help celebrate Weidewhoff dey. Stirgfnti dtfeeted Weidenhoff 3 to 1, This n9W weekly feature if Iponwfff) by ROYHUTZELL Litftfhu^day ^~"* i^-fhe ^neea Aid'met r afternodn, July 16, in tht cnUfeh carters. Mrs. Millen JeftS&h.and Mrs. George Jensen were the hostesses. e,> Jrfoiram opetted with a Rev. Molstre led in deyo- !5rhe yjgg . JH 1 !! 1 *.. ail! R&adfatf on Jensen; llhff and f» ro . oil, party was few Father, Send er, end W; #*$(«} ^''Mother's Gfcjat I%V'y M&VHBfiry Wilberg: gin* wlfS ftttteftted fft the cradfe roll ' r*. Curtis Olson le roll enrollment hre'd -.cetttfitmtes tc i the bei's. ' gave Ind new Addfrrg ftitog&n and phosphate rtiliser at the- !ime of seedinc •i~o ...-.^v"-" the stand of alfalfa Irf.W 26 bfantt.per scjuare foot m —* tests 1ft Western Iowa ' t 1 i ' BASEBALL Sunday, July 25 ALGONA INDEPENDENTS (ALGONA'S NEWEST BASEBALL TEAM) VS. THOR AT THE FAIRGROUNDS GAME TIME 2:00 P.M. / ADMISSION 50cA35e , Come Out And Soc This Snappy Group pf Former Junior "Legion Boys Play. Begins Wed. Ju!y 21-9 A.M. Every Summer Dress Goes- Juniors - Misses - Womens We, are clearing, the decks—sell'• ing :out all summer sheers and .. fine rayon print dresses at sharply! reduced prices. There are still ,six weeks or more of hot weather ahead but we need the room for incoming merchandise and MUST SELL THESE SMART SUMMER DRESSES QUICKLY. Famous names like Doris Dodson, Gay Gibson. Cay Artley as well as better" lines like Famous and Klafter—ALL are included. Come • early, the bargains are outstanding. /"T»A'»t*(\« <f*^w ^ ' r 16.95 BETTER DRESSES This is J?OT „ ., sal? el cheap., o, R B AYON SG5 «'<"" PRINTS 5UITIN0S . Plenty of ^rgi fsl Sizes to 50 > § $8,95 $10,95 '/': ** c-' '.,4 , •*•». *.*. -,. ..V.r. *. ' t i »'• i * . »', . < j > ; i , I • , * t r i < » <

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