The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 30, 1946 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 30, 1946
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John Reutzels <tf Swea City Wed 50 Yenrs Easter Sunday Swea City: Mr. ottd Mrs. John' Rehtzel celebrated their goldert wedding anniversary Easter Sun 1 - dby, at'a farnilif party at the home of their daughter Mrs. Floyd Staith, nine miles north of Sweh city: , About 50 relntive's arid old friends were present to help mnke, the'odcdsioh a gala one. A wedding tUhnef \Vas served 1 by Mi's. Smith, assisted by her sister Mrs. Walter' Dilsworth and sister-in-law Mrs. H^irile Rent/el. A feature of tho afternoon was ffiuslc by an orchestra comprised of tlle'ir grandchildren and led by their son Heinie. One of the outstanding characteristics of the Rentzel family is their musical ability. Mr. Rentzel, an able per- forrtier on the clarinet, played in- the Swea City band. He also has played with various orchestras, and at one time he traveled with his own orchestra the personnel of Which included his son and a daughter. 'Married at Mcndota, 111., on Easter SUnflay, April 19, 1896, Mr. arid Mrs. Rentzel lived there for several years during which time their three children Tillie (Mrs. Floyd Smith), Hilda (Mrs. Walter, Ditsworth) Bancroft, and their son Heinie,- Seneca, Were born. Mrs.' Rentzel who had left all her own people at the old home in Hisseri, Germany, only two months before her marriage, knew many a lone- some" time before she became adjusted to life in her adopted country, . , • While they lived at Mendota, : Mr'. RehtzeT was head gi'bunds- keeper in a large cemetery. In 1911 the" family eame to north Kossuth,. Where the'y farmed for several year's. Th6 last tcH years they have 'lived quietly irt their bungalow on the soiithwest side of Swea City. Hanging'rtn a Wall of Mrs. Rent; zel's home, is one of her most prized possessions, in a deep frame, under glass is a wedding picture of herself and her young husband, and also the wax orange blossoms she wore 50 years ago, and which she has promised to a granddaughter to wear "if, and when." At their anniversary celebration Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Renlzel received many lovely gifts, including a hiige wedding cake, which helped to decorate the wedding feast table. Their guests included their children, thirteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren; Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Schuster. Blue Earth; Mts. Ernest' Busch, Rochester. Minn.: Henry K. Retitzel and granddaughter, Le^dyard; Mrs. George Ditsworth, Bancroft; Mr. and Mrs. .Harold Ditsworth and daughter, Armstrong; Mr. and Mrs.' John Law, Armstrong; Mr. ,and Mrs. Ernest Smith and son Kenneth. Estherville; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Madsen. Swea City; Mrs. John Troff and children, Ledyard. First Comn-mnion THREELAKOTANS ARE ON SICK LIST Lakota: Among those on the sick list the past week are: Allan Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emory Smith, ill with ear and sinus trouble has been confined to his bed. for several days; Henry Mitchell, ill with intestinal flu, has been bedfast several days but is recovering; Barbara Jean, eight-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Peterson, had infection in one hand and was absent from school, but is improving. The Legion Auxiliary held a carpet rag sewing party at the town hall Friday afternoon. Donald Adams, in service at Jacksonville, Fla., will receive his discharge May 2 and then Come home. Mrs. Lottie Isenbei-ger went to Burt last week Wednesday afternoon for a few days visit and to look after business affairs. Mrs. Walter Meyer entertained the Lutheran Mission Society at her home north of town last week Wednesday afternoon. • Katherine Baumann underwent a successful appendix operation at the Buffalo Center hospital last week Monday morning. The Donald Swans of Waterloo and Mr. and Mrs. Real Thompson were Easter Sunday guests at the Lauren Thompson's. Jane Steenhard spent the Easter weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Steenhard. Jane is now employed in a publishing office in Fort Dodge. Elsie Baum went via ambulance to Iowa City last week Tuesday morning for a physical check-up. Elsie has been an invalid with arthritis for 14 years. Those attending the Achievement day exercises at Burt last week Tuesday from Lakota vicinity were: Mesdames J. H. Holcomb, George Wallentine, Everell Koestler, J. H. Warburton, J. E. Telkamp, Jerry Heetland, Anna Paulson and Elmer Paulson and baby. Mrs. W. E. Ley and grandson, Steven Buckels and Mrs. W. D. Ley and son David drove to Fort Dodge last week Tuesday to help Mrs. W. E. Ley's sister, Mrs. Al- bert Smith celebrate her birthday. Mrs. Edward Buckels of Bbone joined them thore and ac- comoanied them home. The Rev. and Mrs. F. F. Darnauer attended a 'business meeting of the Lutheran pastors of this vicinity at Mason City last Week Tuesday. The Rev. Alfred Mardorf of Titonka and the Rev. •lenry Knoploy of Woden accom- >anied them. While there they called on Mrs. Mardorf and new daughter at the Park hospital. The Mardorfs also have two lit:le sons. H ASTY'S Body& Bridge Repaired Irvington: The bridge over Purcell creek north of rural school No. 4, has recently been repaired, the damage being caused by the heavy rain of last July. However, the dirt has not been _raded in yet next to the abut- nent and bridge, hence the road :s still closed. Fender Shop Wrecks Rebuilt On Hi-way. 169 on So. Phillips St. Free Estimates Wesley: A- class of 21- girls and boys will. receive their first Holy Cbrnrriunion in St. Joseph's Catholic' cHUrch SUhd'ay mohllrig, May.S: Tfiey are Rttbeft Becker, Paul Froelich, Craig LoeBlg, William Hahig, Kerniit Studer, George Drummer, Dale»Wingert, Lawrence Hildm'ari, EdWiri Arha, Win Drummer, Mark Betto; Janice Vltzttnirrt, 'I'aU-icia McMahbn,' EHeri Rbot, Kfit'heVine Goe;tz, : Sriar'lene DownS, Jbart Kay Silt- del', Mary Olson, Julia Raney, Mary Cruise",' Marlys Yegge. Bernice Smith, Mary Lou Ha- iig,, Mary Louisa iVtcMaliOn and Patricia' Becker 1 will serve as flower girls, and Thomas Rbflt and Willis Erdnian as candld- lear'er's. A chick, hatched at ttte hatchery in Cr<Mon*Jiar pair of legs to fail back en, The Austro-tWhlte has four legs. At tast report, the chick was still alive and as frisky as any otHer. 1 FiU'rti iltiirc, Pehsrtnal IvttiinS. UNITED' LOAN NdHh FARM WIRING APPLIANCE REPAIR!NCI WIRING OF.ALL KINDS ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING PMOnE 2O-2O6 WEST STATE ST.y _____ ^A Of the Kent Auttorfzaf Reconditioning TO BICYCLE OWNERS IN THE CITY OF ALGONA All bicycles hr Aigona must have lights aivd reflectors before a city license will be issued. Licenses-will be available aboiit May 15. ~ ;.' .: THERE MUST BE NO BIKE RIDING AT NIGHT WITHOUT LIGHTS AND ; REFLECTORS, EFFECTIVE AT ONCE DIPT CITY OF ALGONA Ill War li lOiOOO Cats ore Ote , These Important In Peace Time Reducing Expense jirirf ti in Repaii* 6* MRTOO • IT PAINTS FAST • SPRAYS 1 DISINFECTS WILDINGS • SPRAYS TRfES & GARDENS • CIEANS MACHINERY SPRAYS WEED KIUER? and doll many olhtr /obi connects directly to youi boctot or coz. Can be leody tor uie ia a f*w minutes. Simple to assemble and operate. Will spray paint, while- wasb. inMcticidei. wwd killen. Lei u< show you haw you can sav» Uraf and qioney with PowerAlro. Could that be Superman—puzzled? Well, you'll see the same baffled look on most anybody, as your cat breezes past, using new Conoco N-tane : gasoline. . . . Super-quiet! . . . Super-powered! You get a glow of confidence out of high-octane Conoco N-tane. It gives you the feeling that you can always spur your car some more, instead of being forced to "ease off" by too much ping. Test new Conoco N-tane for mileage, too. When has so much mileage come from so little gasoline? Try Your Conoco Mileage Merchant and high-octane Conoco N-tane. Give it a "hearing." Continental Oil Company Don't say octane;,, say N-tane J Copr. 1946, Continental OU Company mm BuihBn? Supply Co. Kuecht'« Conoco Service 32 701 E. State St. C, G. Ventekher Tank Wagon Sales and Service; Phone 309 .',-.'• ."••; V J . Y- .• •; ; of Employees Thomas Akre Willard Crail Willie Crail * John Hopkins Warvey FiJftiey *Lloyd Green l-'red M'agg Mike Heiderscheidt feleanor Koppen. Harold Kuchenreuther, Foreman (RecoSidi- tioning) kose Loper Walter iichter fGeorg 1 ^Larion ! ^onna Mah6ii^y ] Mildred Robinson iiazel Stephen* 1 Valter Schrieber $. W. Nelftd'ir Althea fek W. A. Robert Wwler* $,D, t fcleacf Wefrt0f tLeRoy fJohn f Kenneth ._„, Donald Bonnett Ruth Bruellman , Mary Haldeman; Lofraihei JohnStorJfh Ml Comb* Hairry w.'dT C.^R. McQwstort^ Robert jRobert *Harvey' Franclf '-'') "fF^^P^^i^^^^t^TW^T T VT^f-'-'^-^^^^i^^ ^'^-^-V^^^^pl'-iir^T^^v^*V" . : '.sj ':V ; -.. A *"-i'.' •^^^^^p^^^^Sfe*^^-^'^!' 1 ;'.^« C.i J 'Av."- 'ft^;fe?' ) -^ 1 ^^^w'^^*J^ft'^^-*^ r ff'^'-^^W; : ^

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