The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 7, 1946 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 7, 1946
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PAGE TWO Present! The Farmers of Kossuth County Joe Ricker 50 years .ago this Spring—in 1896—Joe Ricker and his brother W. E. Ricker, came to the farm they are still operating a few miles north of Algona. Joe was 22, and W. E. was 19. Today, the Ricker farm of 240 acres is a tyjrical Iowa "fine farm"—but in 1896 it was prai- ire grass and slough country. One of the buildings standing 50 years ago is still in existence on the Ricker farm. Joe Ricker has in past years acquired a reputation for entertaining with stories at church suppers and other functions, and today, in 1946. he believes .that the next few years are going to he "pretty good", ,but he follows that up with "let's be a little careful". IOWA FACTS It .took centuries of time and four glacial jepochs to prepare the bountiful soil of Iowa. ^ Whatever it takes to handle your banking requirements, this bank and its staff stand ready to serve you. IOWA RALPH MTLLER, President HAROLD GILMORE, Cashier ROY McMAHON, Asst. Cashier Upper Des Moines Want Ads Bring Results. New Farm Equipment 4 New Trailers with timken bearings and New Tires. Spring tooth attachments for Farmall cultivator. Type B 10" IHC Feed Grinder. Double and Single Unit Milking Machines. Electric Cream Separators. Umbrellas. No. 46 Plow Fertilizer Attach- DEALER men ^ Tractor Wheel Weights. Farmall H & M Power Take-off Attachments. Electric Pump Jack. Knife Grinder. 3 Types Hydraulic Manure ^Loaders. Flare Type Wagon Boxes. Hog Feeders: 10-38, 11-38 and 12-36 Tractor Tires, Tubes and Rims. Pneumatic Tractor Seats. Horn Hydraulic Seat Snubbers. Tractor Hitches for Horse Drawn Corn Planters. Farm-Oyl Lubricants and Grease. SPECIAL We Have One New Block With Crankshaft, Pistons, Camshaft, Complete for International 1 Va T. Truck. Also Crankshaft for IHC Pickup. Used Form Equipment 1 10:00x36 Tractor Tire. 1 9:00x36 Tractor Tire. Cream Separators. John Deere 3-14 Plow. John Deere Portable Elevator. We Are Now Equipped to Do Expert Carburetor and Magneto Work BINDER TWINE We have just received a small quantity of McCor- m{ck-Deering Standard Twine. I PQNTIAC SALES AND SERVICE See us for Pontiac auto repair work. We have the personnel and equipment to care for your car. Algona Implement Co. McCormick-De^ring Farm Ma*hjnery {n(ernatipiiial Trucks f bone 53 W»Jt and Deb Hall Stfte and Jones ^^ .Catherine JBuschfei* Weds— Catherine (above) daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Buscher, Algona, was rtiarried Wednesday morning to Edmund A. Reeve, son ol Mrs. H. H. Shaver, of Manhattan, Kans. The wedding look place at 9:30 at St. Cecelia's chiireh. The Rev. J. 'M. Mallinger performed a double ring ceremony. Josie McEvoy played the wedding march and Eileen Thul sang. Attendants were Jeannette and Robert Buscher. Acolytes, brothers ot the bride, were James and Gilbert. The bride wore a white lace long-sleeved goxvn with sweetheart neckline, also a lace-banded fingertip veil. The bride's jewelry was a double strand of pearls and matching ear rings, a gift of the bridegroom. Mrs. Buscher, the bride's mother, was dressed in navy blue with white accessories, with a corsage of carnations and lilies of the valley. Following the ceremony a wedding dinner was served at the home of -the bride's parents to 50 guests. The tables were decorated with sprine flowers. A miniature bridal couple topped the three- tiered cake, which was the centerpiece of the bride's table. The dinner was servd by Janette Kunz, Elaine DeBettinges. Margaret .Johnson, and Ruth Heerdt. The dinner was prepared by Mrs. Veronica Roethler. Mrs. John Weydert and Mrs. Ralph Morgan. The new Mrs. Reeve was a graduate of St. Cecelia's academy, Al- goina in '43, -and has been employer! 'the past year in the Algona Hardware. Mr. Reeve was discharged from the army in December, after serving two and a half yearr in service. After spending a few days,honeymoon in Kansas Citv, they will make their ihome in 1 -Manhanttah. whore h'o is assistant manager at Grave's drug store. Entertains .Club- Mrs. E. A. Gudenian of Galbraith entertained her birthday club Monday evening .at six-thirty .dinner. Mrs. Bernadine Allen was the honoree. The evening was spent playing bridge. .Hostess to Welfare Club— Mrs. A. M. Collinson was hostess to the Welfare club Friday afternoon. Tliimble .Club Entertained— Mrs. Alma Nelson entertained her Thimble .club Monday afternoon of last week. Guests of the club were Mesdames Benzon, Hans Presthus and Alfred Peterson. ^ Mrs. Buchanan Entertains Club- Mrs. Allen Buchanan was host-; ess to her bridge club Friday evi ening. Mrs. M.'.J. Mowers, a guesL of the club, won the high score prize. Mrs. Buchanan won the loty score prize. . >•> Patterson-Bowles Wedding Arlene, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Patterson, became the bride of Thomas Payne Bowles Jr., of Richmond, Va., in a double ring ceremony performed by the Rev. G. J. Kuyper at the Presbyterian church Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the presence of about 50. relatives and friends. The bride's gown was of ivory hammer satin made princess style, with long sleeves and a sweetheart neckline. She wore a tulle finger-tip veil held in place with a halo headband and carried in arm bouquet of calla lilies. Mrs. Louis B. Perry of Los Angeles, sister of the bride, was matron of honor and wore a champagne colored, dull satin formal. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Wendell Patterson of Detroit. Mich., sister-in-law of the bride and Mary P. Bowles, the groom's sister. Both wore copper colored crepe gowns with white gloves and hats and carried arm bouquets of Johanna Hill roses. Richard Bowles, of Richmond, Va., attended his cousin as best man. Ushers were the bride's brothers, Wendell and Russell Patterson. Mrs. Fred Geigel played the Lohengrin processional and Mendelssohn's recessional. Prior to the ceremony L. B. Perry sanf "Because," "Ich Lieb Dich"; and "Prayer Perfect," during the ceremony. Following the wedding a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents. The bride attended the Burt schools and was graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing in September, 1943, and from the same university in June, 1944. Since then she has served in the army nurse corps and spent one year in England and Europe, being discharged during the winter. Mr. Bowles attended the University of Richmond and was recently discharged from the army after four years service, two of which were in Europe. Mr. Bowles, who is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Bowles of Richmond, Va., is now with the Life Insurance Co. of Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Bowles will be at home in Richmond following a two weeks' wedding trip to Quebec, Can., and the Mew England States. Relatives from out of town who attended the wedding we Mr. and Mrs. Richard fJowles and Miss Mary C. ipowjes of Richmond, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Wendell E. Patterson of Detroit, Mr. and Mrs. Louis B. Perry and son of Los Angeles and Russell E. Patterson of Ames. The Women's Christian Tem- peraflee Union met last Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Andr*w Peterson. Mrs. W. H. Combs had charge of devotions. Richard Lurtd/ sbn • of - Mr. ahd Mrs; 'Heniy tliUHdi Was ' (Betty ''Paye 'ICaat'entJ^lg '"ot; t)ak- danti. The deremony^odky place at the home ; of the t>rlde''9' Stint and uncle Mi*. Elizabeth aM John D. Barnes it 8 o'clock, With the Rev. Cecil Cteborrie of the •Baptist church "lh''Btirlingarne, Calif., reading the double ring service in the .presence of 15 tel- atives and friends. . >tter attend^ ant was Her sister .Fdfrtellc' Kautenberg. ' ' ! ' ' *i' "Because" and "The'iKjLord's Prayer" wore sung by'VMiideline Dame of .Qaklatid, adco'tripanied 1 by 'the bride's cousin', Jacqueline Barnes. ' , • • •., The bride js a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. M. KaUtenberg of Jfepa, Calif., formerly of Sioux City. She attended .(he Sioux City high school and the Iowa Teachers .College at -Cedar Palls and taught for one year at Ridgeway, t lowa. She has been a clerk £ar the Southern Pacific Co. since making'her home in Oakland the past two years.' Among out of town guests who attended the wedding was Richard's sister, Mrs. Myron Ludwig, of Pocatella, Idaho, formerly of Aleona. . Richard is a graduate --of the Algona high school and of the Drake university school of pharmacy. He has recently been discharged from the navy. : He was a pharmacist's mate first class. After a wedding trip ,to Bakersfield, Calif., .the couple will be at home at 544 E. 14th St., Oakland, Calif. ."Eight Sjiecks"--ai' -Pratt eritertainfa the "Eight Specks" card club ; last week Wednesday evening. The li'gh score prize 'went to Mrs. Marie Dutton, and Mrs. Esther Helberg won the chair prize. Kain Family Gathering— Because of conflicting Mothers Day engagements, celebration of the day was sheld a week early, May 5, at ftlhe home of Mrs. Eleanor Kain Peterson, where a picnic dinner was held on the lawn. Those attending were the following couples and their families: Mr. and Mrs. Joe Loebach Jr. of Whittemore, Mr. and Mrs. Fern Drone, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Young of Burt, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kain, Mr. and Mrs. George Kain, and Mary Kain of Algona. at ; fceiitly li. Stcfre, $d'na of Those present were: Mrs. Rpmgft Waldera, Mrs. Wayne' AHe'ri. Mr. 'Charles v HarVeyY Mr. Harr# TRuta!,' Mr, Md MrS, Robert Foth, Miv and Mrs. Duane Ldgiie, othy '.Qilehj 'Bfettjf: WiilittVfeilBe^) Thul, 'Edward; This^e¥ t CIa^t6n Quale, Ruth Ann Clement, Robert Gade, of AliojiaT &n"d iLllllSh! JohHson of"" - WiUlim Tjadene Ertiertain— MK and'lM&s'; 1 .wmiarti '¥jaden ; enlei-.tadtied at a Supper a week . agb .Tuesday' Were Bitty bindhor&t, Eilseri Ward Winkle. ' <Ju6Ms l 'Thul, Club jo Tlie Vfjeii arfi x Ciui) 'met Friday; afternoon' at 2 o'clock at' the home of Mrs. A/M. Collingori. Celebrate Birihdays Sunday 'evening a group of friends gave a party in celebration of the birthdays . of Mrs. Henry Dearctis ahd Mrs. Kate Annjs at .tile home of the former, Guests were Beth Annis, Mrs. Alyda Allen, Mrs, Ruth Kintigh, Mrs. Pearl Potter and Mrs. Irene Gilmore. Mrs, Ruth Harlan, a member of tihis birthday club, had 4iot returned from LaPlafa, Mo., where she went last" week.. Beta .Sigma Phi Banquet— • "Thfe Alpha p'sl Chaptst of Bete SigiWi iPhl held a formal banquet Thur;day evening at tlie Algona Country Club in honor of the 15th anniversary of the;''founding of Peta Sign%Ph'i. . ' ; • •• Thlrty-fiVe girls, were : present. Follc|wing the'idinner. the toast- mistiness, Margaret Hardgrove, in- .trodUced the speakers, Valeria Williams, Phyllis Hoover, Dorothy Schmidt and Jean 'Miner. Two ceremonies were also .held. Eight girls were initiated into the club. They were Ruth Youngwirth, Edna Youngwirth, Martha Lou Pelisek, Mary T. VanAllen, Dorothea Moulton, Esther Smith, LaVonne Wolcott and Evelyn Dau. Six other sjirls wljo have been pledges since last fall, were taken in' as regular members. They were Jean Godden, Helen Bown, Joyce Jasperson, Shirley Larson, Dorothy Schmidt. FARMLANDS Complete Units In southern Minn. 120 A., 150 A. and |fl2 A. All with good buildings new^jr' repaired and painted. All on gravel road. Extra good terms if needbd. Will arrange to show these any time, ^i^pr see ,;,, ' ! "' . f|rrr|s a P i f • . . Cerr'o Gordo Hotel Mason City, Iowa 15-18 Mill«r ' SfltleT Miir'tSihed" ' tne" Elite 4*H clusb at her home Saturday, May 4. J6M Mc'WMrW was elected as liew reporter to succeed fetarriett Orutob, wjib " ••.»' leeivittg'the •cluW; ijMariM 2>Wer\ talked oft 'ways of refinislh'f* Soft wood. Dona Gardner led a.tiar- ' * * A toil eMflesii IMby Jane Keith. •Gfublb arid Harriet (Loti^ ipletufe studies/ MafUyri; w:a's electijd to run as candidate tdrV a couniy off ice, .rally dkyv: Surprise 'A ! group of '3d friends surprised 1 Nicholas: Weydert at'his ItbiAe im .Thursday evening in Jioriei- of his •birthday. Gfantes we're ' •With prizes gola^ to Lilli ges, Mary .GapeSius 'and THMg'esY • Announced— Mr'. 311(3 Mrs. 'PMip 3. KohlhaaS announce the engagement and approaching marriage Of their daugb- ter Betty to Dale E. Brand, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Brand of Fort Dodge. The •Wedding will take place June >3r ' ' V • • Enieriain Molhers— TJhe moihers of Jthe Plum Creek Elite 'club girls were guests at a party given Saturday, April 27. Each 'mother was presented with 'a gift and a corsage. The Afternoon was spent playing games. Contest winners were Mrs. Charles Mittag, Mrs. L. A. Weber, Mrs. • Jess , Grutob ••.. and Mrs. C. S, Shipler.. ••'.'. ' ' VOTEi PRIMARIES JUNE » WAITRESS WANTED Short Hours Algona Hotel Apply to Manager Mfia!:-iClJ8Ba sinkeyY-'the low. seote 18 Mffe 'JMtfeda ,Mr. and ME, and find Mrs.' and Mrs. e lona 'ftiap Bank) GRADE A BACON Gin Special! SBWB5* IF the Operator is Delayed in Answering Your Signal —if <io?s not mean that your line is out of order, But it c/oe? mean that the switchboard is temporarily loaded to capacity because of the flpod of calls. As a result operators may occasionally be delayed in answer, ing your signal. This gituatipn has developed because we'vA conneete'4 every possible telephone to furnish service to those who have been waiting. ' • . When new eqwipinieiit now being manufacture'd can be in* stalled these delays will be eliminated, This may tajce con, s^erabje t|pe,jhQ^er r ais 4 shortag!es are guite general In ttie ment;i»e ?we'U do p^f bfst tp handle yowr present eoii4itians» mi mip«f wi TfH : :.;!^iPf

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