The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 15, 1945 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 15, 1945
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The Algous tipper VAUDT-BRAATZ NUPTIALS HELD AT WHHTEMORE Whittemore: St. Paul's Lutheran church was the scene of a beautiful and attractive wedding when Miss Ella Braa'tz, daughter of Mr. and Mfs. touls Braatz, became the bridge of Erwln Vaudt, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Vaudt, in a candlelight service Sunday evening at 7:00 o'clock. Rev. W, H. Discher ! performed the double ring ceremony. Teacher H. W. Behnke presided at the organ at the processional and recessional. Esther Braatz, cousin of the bride, sang "The Lord Is My Shepherd" preceding the ceremony, and Edward Butler, brother-in-law of IETY THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, FEB. 15-16-17 It's the Woman's Appeal That Makes This Great Picture a Hit! Fun for the Family Saturday Plus Walt Disney's "DONALD'S DAY OFF" SUNDAY AND MONDAY, FEB. 18-19 Their MWtSI and FUNNIEST Hitl THEY'RE WOLVES IN SHEIK'S CLOTHING! TWO NAREM-SCAREM SCREWBALLS IN THE LAND OF SULTRY SIRENS! News TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20-21 The Screen's Most Lovable Musicale to Thrill Your Heart, to Fill Your Eyes! FRI., SAT., SUN., MON., TUES. FEB. 23-24-2S-2G-27 Continuous Show Daily from 1 O'clock No Advance in Prices DAVID . SELZNICK . his first production tiacf, . , .... 'Gone Wieh'The Wind 1 " and 'Rebecca' ". "Since \bu Went Away" •/ JOSEPH COHEN-SHIRLEY TEMPLE MONTY WOOLLEY-LIONEL BARRYMORE ROBERT WALKER A Genuinely Heart Warming Picture. Plenty of Laughs. "California Here We Are" HoHzbauef-Wilsoh Wedding— Alvira Wilson and S-Sgt. John Lee Holtzbauer were married Saturday, Feb. 9, In a single ring ceremony, at 9:00 a. m., at St. Mary's cathedral in Lincoln, Neb,, with Monsieur C. J. Riordon officiating. The bride was given ill marriage by her father, M. B. Wilson, of Humboldt, Neb. The bride was attired in a white wool suit with a corsage of white gardenias and angel hair, and carried a wihite prayer book a gift of the groom. The bridesmaid, Jean Wilson, sister of the bride, wore a fuchsia suit with black accessories and carried a bouquet of pink roses. The groom's attendant was his cousin, Wm. Barry, Jr. A wedding breakfast was served at the Cornhusker hotel at Lincoln, Neb. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Wilson and Jean of Humboldt, Neb., Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Barry, Jr., of Algona, Mrs. Peter Baumann and Mrs. Jerome Voit of Des Moines, who are both sisters of the groom. S-Sgt. Holtzbauer is a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Holtzbauer. He entered the service in September, 1942, and is stationed at Lincoln Airbase, Neb. USD to Sponsor House Warming— Because of the newly decorated USO room, the committee has decided to sponsor a house warming party with a Valentine theme on Tuesday evening, Feb.' 20, beginning at 8:00 p. m. There-will be dancing with the high school swing band, a floor show, and various games. Prizes will be awarded to the lucky winners. The USO will give two long distance phone calls as prizes and others will be sponsored by the local merchants. The committee arranging the affair consists of: Mrs. Donald D. Alt, USO program chairman, Mrs. Melzar Falkenhainer, USO management chairman, S-Sgt. Geo. R. Oakes, S-Sgt. Joseph H. Thorp, S-Sgt. Edward A. Piette, Erma Lea Deal, and Mary Frances Carney . Enlisted men and their friends and wives are especially invited to the party. John Goeders Celebrates 91st Birthday at Open House— \John Goeders celebrated his 91st birthday Monday afternoon by having open house from 2:00 p. m., on through the day. His 135 guests were served lunch. Mr. Goeders received many lovely cards, cakes and gifts. Besides visits from many of his old friends, I his daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Kennedy of St. Paul, Minn., and his son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Goeders of Clear Lake, were also here to help him celebrate the occasion. The Kennedys spent most of the week here and the Goeders visited Sunday and Monday. Al-thougb 91 years have passed since Mr. Goeders was born, he is unusually active for his age and drives his own oar. Many happy returns, Mr. Goeders! ' P. W. Camp to Sponsor Dance— Enlisted personnel of the Algona Prisoner of War camp will entertain their friends and USO hostesses at a dance to be given Saturday evening, Feb. 17. in the post theatre building. Dancing will begin at 8:00 p. rrt. throuaj 12:00 p. m. Refreshments' will b available during the dance will a lunch being served in the de tachment mess hall following the dance. The committee in charge of th arrangements consists of S-Sgt Geo. R. Oakes, S-Sgt. Ma* G Cowles, S-Sgt. Joseph H. Thorp and T-3 Wilson Frost. Chaperons for the occasion will be Mr. and Mrs. Wendell French Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lynch, Mr. anc Mrs. Don Hutchison, Mr. and Mrs. Melzar Falkenhainer and Mrs. Donald D. Alt^ Friendly Club Meats— The Riverdale Ladies Friendly club 'held their February meeting at the home of Mrs. Vern Barker, with Mrs. Julius Capesius assisting hostess. Mrs. Capesius, vice president, took charge of the program, the president being unable to attend. Roll call was answered by naming famous men born in February. Following the business meeting valentines were exchanged and songs were sung. A surprise hanky shower was given for Mrs. Julius Capesius, whose birthday was on mat day! A demonstration was given by Lorraine Bock. Lunch was served, Guests were Mrs. LeRoy Thilges, Mrs. Paul Thilges and Lorraine Bock. The March club meeting will be with Mrs. Anton Weydert and Mrs. August Bernau assisting on the 7th. Bible Searchers— The Bible Searchers class met Tuesday at Hie home of Mrs. Mary Miller, with 21 .present. Devotions were read by Mrs. Ray Ladendorf. Two songs, "Lord I Want to Be a Christian" and "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" were sung. Articles, "It May Happen Again" given by Agnes Bilsborough, "Lincoln" by Mrs. Chris Johnson, "St. Valentines' 1 by Mrs. Antone Anderson, and "Washington" by Mrs. Mary Taylor. A Lincoln, Washington and Bible quiz was given by Mrs. Miller. Assisting hostesses were Mrs. W. L. Martin, Mrs. Anna McQuaid, and Mrs. Stella Sabin. A George Washington lunch; was served. Townsend Card Party— ' Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Heard, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Anderson. and Mr. and Mrs. John Flora were sponsors of .a benefit card party for Townsend Club No. 1. Forty- five guests were present with nine tables in play. High scored went to Mrs. Ralph Moe; low to Mrs. Dennis Goeders; chair prize to James Weaver; travel to William Morse; and door prize to George Mahoney. At a late hour the guests were served a delicious lunch by the hostesses and their assistants, Mr^. Mary Armstrong, Jean Holdren, and Mrs. Grace Carney. Russ cooks (Jtok fifty. A SuFprls* party ' In the luttch fotffi at <HoW for Mr, and Mr*. ,O, Russell Cot»K who recently sold th'eit lunch room and cabins to George Boswell. The partis*' WAS a\ hard tlmi party given in ' th6 - .for m of i kitchen Shower f of friends of thi_ Cooks and their employees. Audrey Frye made the arrange ments. Cards ana gariies played followed by a covered dish lunch. Rural Youth Group Meets— The Doan school was the meeting place of the Rural Youth Wednesday, Feb; 7. The > early part of the evening was spent 'in games and contests. A play, written by Aline Martirtek, "Febru* ary Fantasy", was presented by six members. Plans were made :or a banquet at Burt in March. Dues were paid >by 25 members. Two guests were present. Surprise for Mrs. Bates — Members of the Townsend ewing club tendered a surprise on Mrs. H. A. Bates, one of its members, on Thursday afternoon, eb. 8. The afternoon was spent n a social manner and Mrs. Bates as presented a gift as a token f their esteem. At four o'clock 11 participated in a lunch brought y the guests. Mrs. Bates was the Mjghtoc-rs.of it*. an.r. ChafleS PottefY BWfrlSga tH*Jtt with ,a ffrfewell tfarty Friday. Feb. 2. The! evening, was spent playing 600 at six* .tables. Re* freshmehts 'broitght by the guests were served. A purse bf m6tiey WAS presented to the honorees. The Potters will move to Algona March 1, providing they find a house to rent. Stag Party fbr EV, Ralph Miedke arid Hardld Brandit were hosts at a stag party given at the Brandt home Saturday evening In honor of fi. V. will frf M governffiettt Vfttlon business, "Eighteen men, attended the farwell eotfrtesy, ; Beta ^ THe fowft Aljbha P4i Chap-lei of Beta Sigma Phi had its regular meeting Tuesday evening, Feb. 13, followed by a miscellaneous shower .for Mrs. Thomas Son, the former Afdeen OlSon. Lunch was Served later in the evening. Mr. arid Mrs. Lliinan Entertain— Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Lfnnan entertained at dinner last Wednesday evening In honor of Comdr. . Mft,- ests. Mrs. Beate klatt announces the engagement <rf hef daughter, Ver« ftone Kiatt, to Pit. Willis B/Ridja who is stationed at the P. W. camp. Pfc. Ridge's home is at Moro, Ark. •*-!• i*'a^_i 0. A. R. at Fergusons— The D. A. R. meeting was held at the Mrs. -W, K. Ferguson home Tuesday afternoon. Hostesses were Mrs. Ruth Nastoy, Miss Ella Thompson, and MlsS Ella Lewis. I isit Our New No Angel! "If cleanliness is next to godliness", this typical housewife confessed to her husband, "I'm no nngel. But it's not my fnnlt. I'd like to have iiir house freshly redecorated right now, hut money just doesn't stretch as far these days." With living costs rising, lots of housewives have the same lament, hut not those who have learned ahout Uni-Tcx. For Uni-Tcx is a hrand new flat oil paint that makes decorating dollars go twice as far as they used to. It goes right over will board, calcimine, wallpaper, plaster — without washing off, sealing, or priming—and one coat docs the whole job. There's nothing else like Uni-Tex; it's a genuine oil paint—not water- thinned—provides a handsome, rich looking finish, and can be washed over and over again. To learn how Uni- Tex will save lime and money on youi decorating, phone or visit . . . Cowan Bldg Supply Co Phone 275 ALGONA, IOWA the groom, sang the "Lord's Prayer" at the close of the ceremony. The groom entered the rear of the church with his attendant, Calvin Vaudt, a nephew. Next came the four bridesmaids, Dorothy Braatz, sister of the bride, who wore a long street length dress of net over blue satin. Delores Potratz, a friend of the bride, who wore a street length dress of yellow marquisette, and Mrs. Harold Behnke, niece of the groom, who wore a long dress of green organdy. All carried a colonial bouquet. Next came the matron of honor, Mrs. Clyde Gingerich, sister of the bride. The bride was very attractive in a white marquisette dress with lace inserts and long train. Her veil was a white silk fingertip with tiara of seeded pearls. She wore a cross and chain, a gift from the groom. She entered the church on the arm of her father who gave her in marriage. Her flowers were a bouquet a yellow tea roses. The mothers, Mrs. Braatz and Mrs. Vaudt, wore dark dresses and corsages of yellow jonquils. Gene Vaudt, nephew, and Robert Braatz actec as ushers. Immediately after the ceremony a wedding dinner was served at the bride's home. The dining room was decorated in he bride's colors, peach blue and yellow. A three tier wedding cake adorned the center of the bride's able with a miniature bride and jroom. Table waitresses were Svelyn Dau, Algona, Alice and Vlarie Struecker of Mason City and Mary Braatz, Waterloo. The bride attended the Lutheran parochial school and graduated rom the Whittemore high school A'ith the class of 1942, then going o Mason City where she took a course in bookkeeping, then en- ered St. Mary's hospital at Rochester where she took nurses raining. The groom after graduating rom the eighth grade in the Lu- heran parochial school attended theological seminary at St. Paul nd finished his study for the ninistry at Concordia Seminary, t. Louis, Mo., graduating Jan. 7. He will be ordained here Feb. 18, and installed in his congregation at Banson, Minn., Feb. 25. Those who attended the wedding and reception from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kneuper, Huron, S. D.; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Behnke, Westgate, Iowa; Mr. and, Mrs. Wm. Oldenburg, Elmore, Minn.; Laura Braatz, Mason City; Betty and Mary Braatz, Waterloo; Alvina and Esther Braatz, Minnesota Lake, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rhoda, Elmore, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Butler, Rake; Clara Vaudt, Buffalo Center; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kroger, West Bend; Pfc. Carl Struecker, -Camp Swift, Calif., and Pvt. Oscar Grubb, Modesto, Calif. Sorensen Specials Apples, Fancy Mclntosh ........ Box $3.98 Fresh Frozen Baked Beans ........ . ....... Ib. 8c^ 2 f° r I5c Fresh Frozen Cherries (no pts.) Ib. 2?C Fresh Frozen Pineapple (no pts.) Ib. 43c Miller's Bran or Corn Flakes ....pkg. fjg Robin Hood Cream Pitcher Free! Pancake Flour .................... 2 pkgs. 25c Dixiana Wheat Cereal ....24 oz. pkg. |3c Oyster Crackers ............ '. ............. Ib. |§C Good in Hard Water Buttermilk Soap ........ '. ......... 3 kars 1?C Metal Sponges or Steel Wool ...... ea. We Redeem Gold Medal and Pillsbury Flour Coupons Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli, Celery, Radishes, Green Peppers, Green Onions, Head Lettuce, Carrots, New Cabbage, Turnips, Rutabagas, Parsnips, Yams, Grapes, Tangerines, Pink and Regular Grapefruit, Oranges, Apples, Lemons, Limes. Pork Liver, no points |9c (4 points) Pure Ground Beef, no limit Ib. 26c Fresh Side Pork (3 pts,) Ib. 2?C Pork Shoulder Roasts (3 pts.) ..Ib, Grade A Prime Rib Beef Roasts (6 pts.) Grade A Beef Shoulder Roasts (3 pts,) .. Fresh Oysters, medium grade .. Yearling Mutton, Grade A Shoulder Roasts Ib, Rib Chops .....Ib, -lb. 27C .Ib. 26C -pt. I0c 20c Do Your Share—Save Waste Fats, We pay 4c a pound^give g red points a pound Sorensen Grocery Deliveries Tuesday and Friday Phones 138—139 Sections We have been very fortunate in our buying since the first of the year and are now ready to show a most attractive and complete line of gift goods. ( Our sections are filled with all brand new items such as Heisey Glassware, Pottery, Dinner ware, a full and complete section of Gadgets, a new section of Walnut Wooden Ware from the Ozarks. Also our tables are crammed full of new kitchen items. Toy Basement Our wew toy and gift basement is ready for your inspection. We have entirely remodeled bur basement with brand new modern shelving, and decorated throughout. We have just received a new and complete line of toys including a fine line of lOc books. We are proud of this department and want everybody to see it. Regular Heavy Hardware We haven't forgotten the regular heavy hardware either. We have already received a new shipment of garden needs for spring, plus a very good line of tools. In fact we are ready with as heavy a lot of the regular hardware items as is possible to get. WE ASK YOUR INSPECTION The Algona Hardware See Your Dealer— Do Not Delay! Spring work is just around the corner, and no one wants to wait -for repairs or parts when weather permits and spring work starts, Bring in your magnetos now, as well as other items such as valve ref acing, valve seat grinding, brake drum truing and grinding, brake relining and many other items. to be repaired before spring work starts. Help and material are scarce, and there may be a delay if you wait until the last minute, ^ We want to help as much as we can with the number of employees *we now have? We all want to see the boys over there have all we can possibly give them, So let us all cooperate in every way in getting this work dpne ami eliminating delays. OtJR WORK ANP MATERIAL ARE GUARANTEED INSIST ON aETTINa THEM, Thompson Distributing Co Phone 184 ^ AJgona, Iowa Algona, Iowa 74

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