The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 29, 1946 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 29, 1946
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PAGE TWO. Calhpftrt'Baps Wedding— Elgena Maxine C a 1 h oun, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Calhoun, farmers northeast of Algona, and Julius Baas Jr., were married in a double ring ceremony Saturday, January 26, 1946, in the Trinity Lutheran church by the Rev. L. H. Loesc-h. Attending the couple wore Marvin Calhoun, brother of the bride, and Helen Baas, sister of the bridegroom. Only the immediate families attended the ceremony. A wedding dinner was served following the ceremony at George's Cafe. The bride is a 1940 graduate of the Algona high school. Until her marriage she had been employed at the local prisoner of war camp. She is also a member of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority. The groom is a 1939 graduate of the Algona high school. He has been farming with his father northeast of town and will continue following a two-week.' honeymoon trip through Kansas southern Texas to the Gulf, ant then to New Mexico'. back through Alabama and Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. William Kessinger and daughter, Pamela, of Carlinville, 111., came to attend the wedding of Mrs. Kcssinger's sister. Cogley and Schmidt. Mr. and Mrs. Tony IETY ^'^"•"'••'•••••••••••iBWMHBIBMJBBBBillBIBfc Welfare Club— The Welfare club will meet Friday, February V at the home of Mrs. Charley Taylor. Eastern Star Installation— A beautiful and impressive installation ceremony took place Wednesday evening, Jan. 23, at the Algona Masonic temple. "Moonlight and Roses" was the theme of the decorations and music. As the Worthy Matron, Mrs. Lora Raney, was presented at the altar, she walked under a bower of canes decorated with the star point colors held by the officers. During the ceremony, Mrs. Robert McCullough sang "Moon Light and Roses", lights were dimmed and the "moon" gave forth its glow. Mrs. Buena Potter presented roses to her mother, Mrs. Lora Raney, Worthy Matron for 1946, giving her a flower one by one as Mrs. Christina iMcCullough sang "Love Sends a Little Gift of Roses". As T T A _ Mrs. Ethel Loss escorted the out- Jcan Luoa . s lgave a s n° wer . T "es- ffni»tn> *.ir^..4u._ .•**•..! n». ' -~> Hnv pvotiinp". ni. 1nr> nnmp rtf -Mro Bridge Club Meets- Mrs. William, Steele was hostess to her bridge club/ Thursday. Hlijh score prize went to Mrs. Oralg Smith, second high score prize to Mrs. Robert LaBarre. —o— Birthday Party— In honor of her husband's birthday, Mrs. Arthur Glaser entertained informally, Wednesday evening. Guests were.Mr. and Mrs. Tttn O'Brien, Mr. and Mrs. A. ,T, C, OF G. SHAPING Honors Granddaughter— Mrs. Mary Laing gave a family •party Wednesday honoring her little granddaughter, Mary, on her fourth birthday. The child is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Firman Laing. Sixth Birthday- Mrs. II. C. Anderson .entertained a group of playmates for her little son Jimmy, Sunday afternoon, from thicee until five Jn c«lebra-r lion of his fourth birthday. Guests were Phil and Marcia Anderson, Tommy Williams, David Passmore, David and Jimmy Richardson and David Kohl; * Shower for Miss 1'iiik — Miss Lola Kowalke and Miss Dorothy Mergen Weds— On Tuesday morning, January 29, 1946, at 9:00 o'clock at St. Michael's Catholic church in Whittemore, Dorothy Catherine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Mergen, became the bride of Vernon John, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Plathe of Bode. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. William Veit. Hymns were sung by Mr. and Mrs. Reinald Salz, Vincent Wilson and Eleanor Loobach, accompanied at the organ by Sister Mary Leo. Mary Ann Mergen was her bridesmaid and Phyllis Mergen was maid of honor^Both are sisters of the bride. The groom was attended by his cousins, Clarence Erpelding and Bud Mertz. A reception was held at the home of the bride's parents for about 60 relatives and friends. The table was decorated with the bride's chosen colors and centered with a two-tier wedding cake with a miniature bride and groom. The bride attended St. Michael's. Academy, at Whittemore and for the past several years has been employed in Algona in the county auditor's office and the AAA offices. The groom attended St. Joseph's school at St. Joe and in August of 1942 was inducted into the army. The past two and a half years were spent in the African and European areas. He recently received his discharge. After a short honeymoon the couple will be at home on a farm near Bode. Friends and relatives are being entertained this evening at a wedding dance at Livermore. Union M. & D. Club— The Union township Mothers and Daughters club will meet Friday, February 1. This is the 14th anniversary of the club and will be held in the Methodist church in Burt. Serving will be at 12 o'clock noon. This is for members and their families. Those planing to attend should contact Mrs. Mamie Winkel. going Worthy Matron, Mrs. Eva Willey to the east, Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCullough sang "The End of a Perfect Year." Following this Clinton Lighter presented the flag lo the oast and the audience repeated the allegiance to the flag, after which Robert MeCuIlough sang "America the Beautiful." The out-going Worthy Matron gave an address of welcome after which the six past matrons dressed in W'hite and with purple streamers, the colors of their rank, brought in the emblems. Past matrons are Mrs. Delia McCullough, Mrs. Pearl Potter, Mrs. Millie Klamp, Mrs. Myrtle Lighter, Mrs. Leora St. John and Mrs. Bertha French. At this time Robert McCullough sang "The Lord's Prayer". The officers were then given escort to their positions, Max Miller, escort to Lola Scufl'ham, installing matron; Clinton Lighter, escort to Onela Diclriksen, installing chaplain; A. W. Behrends, escort to Florence Bjustrom,; installing marshal; Al Spongberg, escort to Mrs. Doris Pitcher, installing organist. The retiring Worthy Matron, Mrs. Eva Willey was then escorted to a ;:>lnre with the audience. At the close of the installation .he new Worthy Matron and Worthy Patron gave brief addresses. Conductresses Leota Geigel and Dorothy Parsons then presented Mrs. Willey and Mr. Lighter to the east, where Mrs. Leora St. John ind Max Miller presented them witTi their jewels. The retiring •narch was given by the officers ind the evening closed with refreshments. The officers serving under Mrs. Willey for 1945 presented her with a crystal console set. Bundles for Belgium—The Soroptimist Club mot Thursday evening for dinner at George's Cafe and spent the evening wrapping bundles of clothing to be sent'to Belgium, as part of a Soroptimist national project. Mrs. George Boswell and Antoinette Bonnslclter were the committee in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Elsie Rice, who has been a member of the club, was a guest of honor and was given a farewell gift as she will soon join her husband in Wyoming where they will locate, having purchased a garage, filling station and restaurant and a few cabins at Wamsutter. The Rices formerly owned and operated the Algona Baking Co.' Mrs. Livingston Entertains— Mrs. Francis Livingston entertained a group of friends informally Tuesday afternoon. Guests were Mesdames E. L. Hagg, Craig Vinson, Harold Jergenson, Donald Miller, C. L. Livingston, Mary Sorenson and Miss Kathleen Gappa. • NEW MACHINERY Water Tanks Tank Heaters Milkers Separators Gas Engines Grain Blowers Electric Pump Jacks Manure Loaders-Stackers Small Corn Shellers Air Compressors Endgate Seeders Drive Belts Poultry and Hog Feeders and Waterers Wood and Steel Wagon Boxes Folding Harrow Draw Bars Used Machinery Mowers. Plows. Wagons. Tank Heaters. Cream Separators. Hammcrmills. Wagon Lifting Jack. Burr Mills. Wagon Boxes. Speed Jack. Manure Spreader. IHC 15-30 Tractor. Model A Ford Car. Woods Bros. 5-ft. Combine. SEKVICE SHOP—REPAIR PARTS—SALES Allis-Chalmers Oliver New Idea Massey-Harris GMC Trucks DeLaval Dairy Equipment "Hydraulic Farm Hand' Stacker Loaders BROS. Phone 714 Algona, Io\va dny evening, at the home of Mrs. Rhocln Bonar, for Miss Vivian Pink who.'.e engagement has been an- nouncccl. —o— Mrs. Sawyer Hostess— Mrs. F. E. Sawyer entertained the members of her bridge group, the Idle Hour club, at a dessert luncheon, Wednesday. Guests were Mrs. W. J. Fuller and Mrs. St. John. Mrs. Gronwall Hostess— Mrs. Hilda Gronwall entertained members of her card club, Wednesday afternoon. High score prize was won by Mrs. Agnes McBride, the second score prize was iwon by Mrs. Ezra Blanchard, a guest ol the club. Luncheon and Bridge— .Mrs. D. D. Paxson was hostess to 'her bridge club, Wednesday, at a dessert luncheon. Two tables were in play. High score went to Mrs. Fred Bartholomew, second to Mrs. Ted Larson and low to Mrs. Doris Barnard. —o— Farewell for Fire Chief— A farewell party was given recently for Fire Chief Wood who left the P. W. Camp Saturday to accept a new position in Kansas City, Mo. Firemen of the P. W. Camp gave the dinner in his honor at George's Cafe. The Algona CttfilYiber ftf Com* merce is laying plans for a resumption of, normal -peacetime activities; At a meeting of the board of directors, recently, first steps to-, ward a unified year's progf&tw were laid. A revision of the organization's budget -is the first step, and >iS' now being worked on tfy a b get committee. Until the annual meeting, \lo be held in the near- future, f 'tt\ which time there, will b'e.the^reg* ular election of,dircefo*s.aM f6K lowing that election, tv A', preftfj dent and appointmehtwjH, ,co mittee chairmen, .tHSfyaiffri program canrtpt m&teH^JLMIiii fi&> ter that occasion, however, completed plans for the next twelve months can be finally . worked out.. During the war, the Chamber's activities centered chiefly on war work, and coordinating the various agencies, drives and projects as they came along, Leighton Misbach, secretary, pointed out. Now the Chamber must turn back into its normal functions. St» Joe Basketeers Trim .Rutland And Corpus Wesley Fireman's Ball Wesley: The annual Fireman's Ball will be held in the Kleinpeter hall, Wednesday evening, Jan. 30. At Monument Works •:Ed Chambers is handling the office at the Godden MomifilaWt Works during the absence of Harry Godden, who is on a vacation trip. St. Joe: St. Joe -journeyed "to Rutland Tuesday night 'to 'defeat them 54-20. St. Joe .took -an. .early lead in the 'game and, at. the half the score read 27-40.' Roman Gales had 17 points to his. credit and Donald Reding. ,.. fallowed closely with 16 for,'; St;. p Joe. Schultz led the losers with eight points. ... .in- St. Joe's seventh ; and eighth grade team also defeated' Rutland 29-25. Defeat Corpus Christ!. St. Joe handed Corpus Chris! of Fort Dodge a 35 to. 15, defeat Friday night at Fort, Dodge. Th smooth-working St '• :!Joc team performed well in nil depart ments. McGuire of St. Joe top ped the scoring with eight fiel goals, while R. Gales.j. ICohlhaas Reding and Borman '•'ail'contrib uted to the smashing victory. Joe, from game records),,> is de veloping into one of'the Strong est parochial quints in this 1 sec tion of the state. •";•.' Harold Reding, John Thul am John Bormann attended the rain Dealers convention in Des Moines Thursday, Friday and aturday. Henry Thilges Jr., son of Mr and Mrs. Henry Thilges, had the misfortune of gashing his wrist Thursday; ^evening on the glass dtoftr VfWHSimmer's station at St. Joe when he slipped on the ice, The wound required • nine stitches. Tuesday and Wednesday January 29-30 Walter Brennan Charlotte Greenwood in Technicolor "HOME IN INDIANA" —Co-Hit— Edw. Arnold in "THE HIDDEN EYE" Thursday, Friday, Saturday Jan. 31-Feb. 1-2 WESTERN THRILLS! Sunday, Monday, -Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 3-4-5-6 with ROY ROGERS "Cobby" HAYES OINES, ALGONA IOWA DRESSES TICKING Standard; S 02. Stripe LaCrosse Brand Muslins Both Heavy K Unbleached and "Hope" Bleached Genuine R|b: Top, ijine MerceiiizCtl. For Girls and Women SLACKS Hip Boots On All Girls and Women's DIDATION OFFERED TO —Co-Hit— Serial, "Federal Operator" Ist-Tax Supported! Institutions Marine Hero of tne4 K.9 CORPS COMES HOMCI All the property of the Algona£*<:hange ated funds will be offered* classifted^generally as follows: < [. \ c . Lunch Department Equipment Qffipe, Equipment Books U*ed^n&K«h and<*erroan Radio* m\Mh t \SMt4- C : Store Fixtures Beverage Coolers Dodge Station Wagon Musical Instruments Used Athletic Equipment Safes to Ta* Supported 3teWpns,wilJ; l» ne^ftfcad a* ^;f Igpiwi Office on 4 February, lS46—houi-w,9 A, M,t04B»M, f , *. • ,,| t i ;• t-' .••• ! Sales to Veterans of WorW War ftwUiteiMfafticri^^ Exchange 6 February, ^40, «nd 7 F«taary, A vetemn oiF Worfd War H is m?tme ^hQteJb^sifM^^ vies since September 16,1940 for more th«n i8idl^^«iMif ' JL ~ {i -•«-'^- & -"- J * ^ e^ f nn terminal biwwi^nfwrJwfh, erun inwtive to furnish a^erttficiate from the Veteyam B> Chairman. ^ '14- f A ' i M §alf»-ilri«tly caili. Each tftJe fjnaj, ,

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