The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 8, 1945 · Page 1
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v V 'v./.-flv.F; LUVERNE YOUNG LADY WEDS LOS ANGELES SOLDIER LuVerne: The Zion Lutheran church in LuVerne was a pretty Setting for a wedding when Miss Evelyn Pergande, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Pergande was united in marriage to Sgt. Raymond Pettigrew, son of Mrs. James Nelson of Los Angeles, Calif. The wedding took place Sunday afternoon, March 4, at 2 p. m., with the Rev. Loui.s Wittenburg officiating in a double ring ceremony. The bridal party took their places at the altar while Werner Horn played Lohengrin's wedding march. The bride was attended by Miss Marjorie Riley of LuVerne as maid of honor and Miss Wanda Pedelty of Mason City as bridesmaid. Sgt. Petti- grek's best man was Wayne Pergande, also of LuVerne. Kenneth Wittenburg and Arnold Pergande were ushers. The bride was lovely in a white wool two-piece dress with black and white accessories, and carried a bouquet of red roses. Thy maid of honor wore a two-piece dress with blue accessories and carried a bouquet of yellow jon- quils and blue Iris. The bridesmaid wore a pink two-piece dress with black accessories and carried a bouquet of yellow jonquils and blue iris. Preceding the ceremony the congregation sang the hymn, "The Lord Is My Shepherd" and Ruth Wegner sang "O, Perfect Love." Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents with the bridal party, Rev. and Mrs. Lev/is Wittenburg and daughter Nadine, Mrs. Emma Voss and Mrs. Emilie Pergande 'as honored guests. Serving was done by Elnora SchU pull and Mrs. John Voss, Jr, The centerpiece was a two tiered wedding cake with a miniature bride and groom. Bride Employed in Algona Mrs. Pettigrew is a 1941 graduate of the LuVerne high school and also a graduate of the Hamilton business college in Mason City. Sgt. Pettigrew attended school at Dallas, Texas, and has been in the army six years. After an 18 day furlough he will return to a redistribution center in California. Mrs. Pettigrew will continue with her work as stenographer in the Godden monument office in Algona. The couple left Sunday evening on a short wedding trip. Someone is killed in an auto mobile accident in the United States every 15 minutes. MOVES IN WESLEY NEIGHBORHOOD DURING THE WEE Wesley: Mr. and Mrs. Leon Gardner and two children of the Burt vicinity moved last week to the Fred Seefelt tenant house north of tbwn, vacated by the John Alke family who moved to Corwith. Mrs. Gardner is the former Ruth Mary Seefelt. The Myrle Cushmann family of Bancroft have moved to the Claus De Boer farm vacated by the John Olthoff family who moved to Woden. Mr. and Mrs. Art Larson and two sons moved from the fam east of town to a place near Renwick. Mi\ and Mrs. Fred Rasmussen will occupy the farm vacated by the Larsons and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Rasmussen will live on the Rasmussen home place Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Olson moved, to a farm near Britt and the Ed Bedford family moved to that farm. The Milton Bebo family moved to the farm north of town vacated by the Marvin Ackersons. A Franzen family of Fairmont, Minn., moved to the Bebo farm east of town. The Hubert O'Briens moved to a farm north of Algona. Roy Born holdts moved to their fdrm va cated toy the O'Briem, Mrs. Jda Elaine and* sort ter came last week from Kenyon Minn., bringing farm machinery and household goods to the farm vacated by Ole K. Flom and fam ily. The Ploms have moved 16 the late Dr. Adams house which they bought. THINK Of THIS! NOW; AN HONEST TO GOODNESS PAINT-MADE WITH OIL THAT ACTUALLY COVERS WALLPAPER IN ONE COAT FLAT LUX Made vvi'f/i OIL NOT A WATER-THINNED PAINT EASY TO APPLY • QUICK TO DRY NEW BEAUTIFUL COLORS V NO OBJECTIONABLE ODOR V USE THE ROOM THE SAME DAY )/ BE MODERN-BUY FLATLUX NEW BEAUTY WITH PATTERSON-SARGENT PAINTS THE ALGONA HARDWARE O. F. PETERSON UMItT 100 YIAH Of QUAilTY »MWINQ...O. HilllMAN jglWINO CO..U«OJ«, W», COmiOHTIMI.«T«AO| MAWC" Mr. and Mrs. Al Wagner who are now living in Mason City spent Sunday here. Sylvia Ann Gerdes, a student at Grinnell spent the, weekend here .at her parental Ihno Gerdes home. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Loebig observed their 37th wedding anniversary on Tuesday of last week. They eperate the Wesley cafe. The annual election of directors of the Wesley Independent school will be held Monday, Mar. 12. The terms of Mrs. Vee Mullin and Dr. R. K. Richardson expire. Edward, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Johnson, is helping out in the creamery during the absence of Paul Engen, buttermaker, who submitted to an appendectomy at the Mercy hospital in Mason City last week. Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Christensen and little daughter, Karen, of Algona were guests at the Lester Larson home Tuesday evening of last week. The two young sons, Ronny and Roger, had just survived a siege of chicken pox and stayed at home. Mrs. 3am Alne returned home the middle of the week from Bremerton, Wash., where she had visited her husband for six weeks. Rosalie Alne stayed at the J. L. Haverly home during her mother's absence. Mr. Alne is employed in defense work. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Forburger •and family, including Vera Forburger, R. N., of Mason City, were Sunday guests at the home of their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Krieps at Sexton. Jerry Krieps was one year old on Friday, Mar. 2. Other relatives were also guests. Vera is ' spending two weeks at her parental home. MANY CHANGING FARMS IN LAKOTA AREA MARCH 1ST Lakota: Among those changin farms in this vicinity afe: <Th Claus Daniels mbved to a farm hear Burt and the Lamert Hip pens, Buffalo Cehter, -moved to that farm; the Wade Balls movot to the Parks farm near Algona and the Vernon Smiths moved on the farm vacated by the Balls ;he Cecil Blacks moved from the C. 0. Peterson farm to Kelster and the Donald Greenfields moved to that farm; Carl Rumboldt moved on the Brock farm vacated by the Smiths; the Vance Lesters moved from the Ley farm lear Swea City to the farm vacated by the Hugo Stenzels who bought the farm in Lincoln township vacated toy the Greenfields; Dick Spear moved onto the Ley farm; the Everett Slepers moved to the Larabee farm vacated by the Earl Mularkeys who moved to a farm near Thompson; Donald Clappers moved from the Harringa farm to the farm vacated by the Richard Prices who purchased the Helmers farm north of tbwn vacated by the Ted Thilges, which they purchased last year; the Joe Koppens moved from the Frank Koppen farm to a farm near Algona; the F. G. Tor- ines moved to Lakota from a farm near Algona. stu Thirty-five men attended the Community club dinner and business meeting at the town hall Thursday evening. Lyman Needham drove to Blue Earth Saturday to meet his brother and wife who came from North Dakota for a visit here. Dorothy Ukena and Genevieve Brewer spent the past ten days here at thai* Both are Dubuttis dents, ' Dofbth? Asmlissdfi, WJfo is at tending commercial college 1 MtakMV 'spent lh e week-eh with he? parents, Mr. and Mrs Chris AsftiusSon, A son named Roberl was bor to Mf. and Mrs. H. H. Gemelit at IhejSwea City hospital las week. His father Is In service in Italy, -Mrs, Gemelke was for merly Margaret Price. Mrs. Ida Smith left 'iast week for Homestead, Florida, for a visit with her sister artd family the Frank KentS, Mrs. Ernes Hennlng Is acting as cashier dur- ng her absence. Mr. 'and Mrs. John Bruns, Bufalo Center, were Sunday visitors toith the Carl Gerzemas. A nephew, Pfc. Edwin Frerichs, station- d at New Orleans, La., home on 'urlough at Buffalo Center ' was also a visitor at the Gerzemas. Mrs. F. F. Darnauer was host* ess to the Acorn club Thursday fternoon. Following the business meeting Mrs. H. H. Murray ead a paper on Sally Victor and lots; Sally Milgrim, a paper .by Irs. W. P. Pelz; Dorothy. Ukena ang "Trees." Mrs. W. E. Ley vill toe hostess March 15. Edward Thompson, Jr., Stevens, suffered a broken collar bone" and was taken to the Blue Earth hospital Friday night when his truck loaded with livestock was sideswiped by a semi-trailer driven by a man from Lake Park, 5 miles north of Blue Earth, during the snow storm. Several cattle and sheep were killed and the Thompson truck was demolished. The other truck or driver were not injured. Melbourne Hagedorn entertained the social meeting of the E. and R. Fellowship. Ramona BuH Farmer* Make Move* Myftfn we>k to the farm southeast of town, formerly 'bdeu- pled by the Tom Mefrltfians. The Merrlniatis Moved near Bancroft The Cunninghams worked .on > n farm last yeaf btlt have spent the winter months with her patents, the (Robert Volgts. Floyd Duncans have rented the farm neat the sand pit east of thttf ifir»'florin : 16' the Ralph* Steward* iHd'piaff ta raws adoft. Jess VolewtifieS -melted, to «L- far* near Armstrong last; Week, ', and a Mf, FdbUf, 6f the' AigoM neighborhood, t» thfe > voiestme- farm which they; now" am fiafi. Ackermans moved to a ffifm, ( southeast o! town -which - the^ purchased afid the Robert Acker* mans and Mrs. Carrie Ackermfiit moved to the Ackerman homestead. - ^ ~ " — " ••• *—»»« T» tJltlfJ, AVC4111UJJ0 Selberg led in the devotional meeting on Sunday evening. Garden Seeds and Garden Tools Ferry and Michael Leonard Garden Seeds Garden Cultivators Garden Hoes and Rakes 5/5 Garden Hose, single braid Steel Wheel Barrows Oil and Electric Chicken Brooders 2, 3 and 4-ft. Chick Feeders Round Pig Pans 6-ft. Hog Trough . Kohlhaas Hardware I Cpl. Norman Wegner, LuVerne, With Unit Fighting In Italy LuVerne: With the Fifth Army, Italy: Cpl. Norman R. Wegner, son of Richard Wegner of Lu- Verne, is fighting in Italy's Apennines before the Po Valley with the 362nd Infantry, which broke through the Gothic Line in one of its highest and best defended sectors. The 362nd is part of the 91st "Powder River" Division with the Fifth Army. His regiment broke across the Sieve River in the strongly defended line and attained the top j of Mount Calvi, 2225 foot high mountain in which the Germans had plared artillery in tunnels running 50 feet underground IT rock. At the entrance of one of these there had been seven enemy guns replaced. The outfit captured 400 Germans and killed and wounded many others within 11 days during th'ispart of'the'drive: The regiment advanced on the direct Florence-Bologna route, Highway 65, through bleak mountains whose peaks often were hidden in rain clouds and fought in rain, mud and icy winds The 362nd's third battalion, fighting alone and out of communication with division and regiment, was one of the Fifth Avrnv units that took Futa Pass, a feat that won the battalion a division citation. Cpl. Wegner is the company clerk and at present is in the hospital. NATIONAL] g^** * ^*SS$Spr^ ^^^^^•'••K ITS MAT/0 HAL for LOW PRICES LFNTfN FOODS. --——•»»»»•»».•»•».». **^»-*'»^->.^^VXXvWS.VVVV FRESH FRUITS— VEGETABLE^ ORANGES CALIFORNIA NAVELS S-43« r WATERMAID BLUE ROSE RICE DATES CALIF. VENUS LEDYAED NEWS 90 100 SIZE Prunes 288 SIZE AND SMALLER CALIF. GREEN TOP CARROTS ***** Stalk FLORIDA—WHITE CELERY TEXAS—NEW GREEN—U. 8. No. 1 CABBAGE 3 TREE RIPENED—TEXAS SEEDLESS GRAPEFRUIT 5 V. B. NO. 1—LARGE, SWEET SPANISH ONIONS 3 Lbl . 18c TENDER, SWEET •«•!*§. -*'*' GREEN ONIONS MEDIUM SIZE NO. 1 WAXED RUTABAGAS CALIFORNIA SUNKIST LEMONS 14c 34c Rolled Oats Mrs. L. C. Strand and Mrs. Leo Anderson were Blue Earth shoppers Friday. The entertainment sponsored by th'e Ledyard business men was well attended Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wenzel were Sunday visitors at the home of the ladies' mother, Mrs. Hattic Sprank. 'Mrs. Betty Johnson left for Santa Monica, Calif., the first of the week having visited her mother, Mrs. Harriette Zielske and family the past three weeks. The girls' 500 club met at the home of Doris Welfare one evening last week. Hostesses were Esther Green and Doris Welfare. At a late hour a lovely lunch was served. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Larson and Bob O'Greene of Armstrong and Dolly Jenks of Fairmont were Sunday visitors at the hofne of their aunt, the H. F. Zielske family. The Ladies Auxiliary of the U. S. W. A. met at the school house Monday and did considerable work. Lunch was served by Mrs. Geo. Thompson and Mrs. Cecil Spatcher. Mrs. Ella Gelhaus and Marjorie Gabel leave for Long Beach, Calif., Tuesday of this week after spending several months visiting her daughter, Mrs. Irvin Klinksiek and family. Julie McBride and children of Worthington, Mrs. George Rockwood and Carol were at the Dennis Smith home Sunday. Mrs. Rockwood is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Pfc. Everett M. Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Johnson has received the purple heart for being wounded in action in Belgium. He was taken to a hospital in Paris, then later moved to England. The Ladies Aid of the E. and R. church was held Thursday in the church parlor, Mrs. Jasper Schmidt and Mrs. Herb Zielske being hostesses. There was a good crowd in attendance and lunch was served. Cooking Apples Can FANCY WASHINGTON Lbs. FORT DEARBORN ALICE BRAND PORK & BEANS ilc £ lie PIULLIP'S—10 Point! TOMATO JUICE <£? 24c 8 Blended Vegetable Jolcu—10 Polnti V-8 COCKTAIL PIECES A 'STEMS MUSHROOMS . BLUE LABEL KARO SYRUP . NATIONAL PLUM JELLY .. NATIONAL—ORANGE MARMALADE . GOLDEN SOY GRIDDLE MIX . S2 36e 34c 18c 19c SPANISH Salted Peanuts „, ROASTED IN TIIE SHELL PEANUTS u CHOICE SEEDLESS RAISINS {£ NATIONAL—RAISIN FILLED COFFEE CAKE NATIONAL BREAD WHOLE WHEAT CLEANSER . OLD DUTCH .. 2;,; HAND SOAP SoKwDEy • • • °°™»" BORAX 'A 1 GRADE ^^ ^^ SLICED BACOINT 39< GROUND BEEF PURE :3c Lb. ROUND STEAK U. S. GOOD 33c Lb. U. S. GRADED GOOD BEEF ROAST Lb. BAKER'S COCOA PUKE PORK SAUSAGE HEADLESS AND DRESSED WHITING PAN DBESSED PIKE FILLETS ... u. 33c u. 16c J Cheese Busy Club The Pocahontas Lazymen's club which recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of its establishment by Charles E. Watts, is a unique institution. It has had) regular meetings since its founding 'but never has had officers, constitutions or' by-lavs. HERRING FILLETS COP FILLETS LB,39c IVORY SOAP reap ^ LIFEBUOY JF« *«*• HEALTH SOAP Meaf and Prpdwce Prfctt 4rt fffecf/vo Tftunday, FrWay and Soft/rdoy

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