The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 30, 1946 · Page 2
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PACE TWO_ NO. 12 OF A CENtENNtAL YEAft Presenting The Farmers of Kossutli County A}?- John Erpelding It was on a rainy morning that we drove into John Erpclilinff's place in Irvinslon township, about 5 miles southeast of Alffona. John was in the process of making machinery repairs, prior to threshing, but he consented to "sit" for his picture. In 1902, Mr. EfpeltliiiR came to his present place, from St. Joe. There was no tile on the land in those clays, and only a tiny house. The Erpeldinfr farm now consists of a half section, with 120 acres east of that and three 80's south. 300 acres are in corn, oats and beans. The Erpelilinfrs have 3 sons and a (laughter, who is now working- in Oakland, Calif. The three sons are all on the farms, Ollie, Alphonse and William, the latter two of whom arc married. Mrs. Erpeiding, on the (lay we visited the farm, was canning a beautiful lot of cherries. John says that he "has enjoyed it all these years, through tough years and good years." IOWA FACTS Fifty-five new factories and the $34,000,000 Aluminum Corporation 'of America plant have come into Iowa in the past year. Yes, industry is coming into Iowa. But the emphasis is still on rural dwellers and their luxuriant farms and tasselecl corn. It will be that way for many, many years to come—just as the emphasis in this bank,w*ill be on giving personal, friend-to-fricnd banking service—the kind of banking service you like. IOWA NTATU V, *; >v RALPH MILLER, President HAROLD GILMORE, Cashier ROY McMAIION, Asst. Cashier Authorized Dealer MAYTAG FRIGIDAIRE BENDIX MAJESTIC FARNSWORTH RADIOS and RECORD PLAYERS Hot Water Heaters Water Softeners DAIRY EQUIPMENT Perfection Pipeline Milkers Clean Easy and Chore Boy Portable Milkers Iowa Cream Separators (1000 lb. Capacity) ELECTRIC FANS Just a few left IRONING BOARDS The first shipment Crilly Appliances Phone 399 State and Harlan Upper Pea Moine* Want Ads Bring Results. Pauline Elizabeth Zendef and James Sell Sevy were nWtied at fntir o'clock Silttdny afterfioon, July 14j nt We Mcdarm GHflpel, Slioeinakei-j Ciilif., by the Rev. Fr. Weist. i The bi-tde ts the youngest daugh. ternr Pi-aiik Z&ridef. She graduated from St. Cfecelin's Academy and attended Cint'k college at Du- buqim fof two yenfs. Later she took a year of college work at the University of town. About four years ago she welil to California, and for two years was employed by the Hughes Aircraft in Los An- Eeles. The past two years she has been a member of the Red Cross personnel nt the separation center in Camp Shoemaker, Shoemaker. C.-ilit. Mr. Sevy is on terminal leave from the navy -where he was a lieutenant (j.g.) He is the son of Judge and Mrs. John Sevy of Retl- fielri, Utah. Mr. Sevy has completed two years of law school and cx- necls to resume his law course this fall. For her wedding the bride wore a gray suit and white orchid corsage. The 'bridal couple was at- tciidc;! by Bruce Sloven and Mrs. Day as the single ring ceremony was read. After the wedding a reception was held at Camp Shoemaker, where the bride and'groom arc now at home, Snroplimlsls to DCS Moiiics— Rose Scanlan, Mrs. George Boswell. Mrs. R. O. Bjuslrom and June Corey represented the Soroptimist Club of Algona at a dinner held a! Younkers Saturday evening in honor of Mrs. Elsie M. Fenton who vvas recently elected secretary of the National Federation of Sor- optimist clubs. The meeting was arranged by the DCS Moines club of which Mrs. Fenton is a member and was attended by Sol-optimists from Grinnell, Mnrshalltown, Omaha and Algona. Woman's Rotary, Quota, Zonta and Altruss clubs of Des Moines were also represented at the meeting which was Attended by about 40. Mrs. Fcnton is the first mid-western woman to hold a national Sorop- timist office. Townscnd Activities— Officers of Algona Townscnd club No. 1 met at their hall Thiirs- day evening, July 25, for a business conference. Plans for the Fairbury, TIL, homecoming on August 10-11 wero discussed. All regular club meetings are to be held every other Tuesday evening beginning July 30. Social activities-will follow each meeting. Benefit card parties are to be sponsored on every other Thursday beginning August 1 with Mr and Mrs. James Maaonigil and Miss Delores LnUiw serving. The afternoon benefit 500 cat.d' par.ties are,to toe held/on thte fitellyuesd rfflcrnoon of each monrrTOfefii'mrr August 6. The sewing circle is to meet every other Monday afternoon beginning August 5 witfi Mrs. Marie Perlerson serving. The officers and committee chairmen mpet onco a month. All functions, with the exception of the officers meeting, are open In the public. Shower for Miss liacon— Union: A miscelleaneous shower was held in honor of LaVonne Bacon 1 , Friday afternoon, at the homo of Mrs. Merril Bacon with 55 ladies attending. Three games wore played, winners being Mrs. >Lila Gardner, Mrs. Merle Wollz and Mrs. Kenneth Strayer. Then Miss Bacon opened her many lovely gifts, with the assistance of Mrs. Lester Godden and Mrs. Henry Guderian. Lunch was served by the hostesses: Mcsdamcs Bob Leason, Melvin Alt, Aaron Taylor, C. S. Ship- !er, Merril Bacon, Charles Mittag and L. A. Cruikshank. yyyVVWWWVVWVWV^ Dinner for Chicago Guests— The Dr. J. B. and L. A. Winkol families were dinner.hosts to Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Zanke and two children of Chicago, who visited here the past • two weeks at the home of Mr. Zanke's sister and niece, Mrs. Mamie Winkel and Mrs. Wm. Dodds. The Zankes left Friday to return home. Other dinner courtesies were afforded the visitors by the George Winkel family of Whittemore and the Joe Zanke family at Burt, and they were also callers at the R. A. liiirvey farm at Burt. Wednesday of last week the Zankes and 'Mrs. Winkel drove to Austin, Minn., and were overnight quests of another daughter of Mrs. Winkel, Mrs. Marie Jacob. Sttmvef «« tttttfsdaf-*. ;•- . > ; ; A shower was given ,,TftUf8day afternoon for Mrs. Pal Hafefty at lief home, by Mrs. Pete Hefefty and Mfs, Mike ,H>lderscheidt. Twenty-eight guests.; ty§r$, pfeselit. Weds IH Mrs. Edna ttarr annbunces. the mtirriage of her •• daughter '• (Mfs. Ann Behrehds, to MaJ. OeVid Con-' ley, July 18* flt- Wfesbatleh.iQfer- many, f .he ibride is -a fcl&S-k tyflist with the C. I. D. and'Wetol <to Ger* niftny in April. The gtotith- Is from Wichita, Kan., and -hh*-.' been- in service since before Pearl Harbor. 441h Anniversary — . •Nine friends pf.,MF, and. Mrs. John Gerber, with their families, gave them a surprise party: Wednesday evening in celebration of their 44lh wedding .'.anniversary. The guests brought ,.a. pot-luck lunch nnrl the evening was spent socially. A Sliilnbcr Party-*, Barbara Galbrailh entertained a group of friends at a slumber party last Wednesday night. The giiests were Maxine Gibson, Chloris Skogstrom, Shcrrie Spear, Madonna McGuirc and Marletie St. John. Decree of Honor The Degree of Hon August 5th at the y. an important busines . . . illvrrieet Miss Wallace Entertains friends- hostess of the lay af: to the e,:gooil Miss Lucia Wallace wai to a group of her friends "gay nineties" last »Thur t ,Thur m tornoon. A toast wa continued friendsh , ._--,.„ _____ old days, refreshments were 1 served and t'he afternoon w^e spent in reminiscing. Those who}' signed the guest register were Kfitfe Lantry Smith of Salem, .Ore.! .Margaret Haggard Moore of Sani' Antonio. Texas, Laura Tenriarijt Chubb, Mattie Haggard Falkenhainer, Eva Lnnlry Sherman, and Alia Powers Weaver, Nannie Fraser McMahon, and Florence Collins Beardsley, all of Algona. also Mrs. Beardsley's sister of Chicago. Sextbfl: The §e^tbft w, s< c, 3. rriSt Thursday a-ttemeeitt ;8t the hoime of Mfs; eiafeMee Swedin, southeast of, towh,; \Mith a iBfge erovsrd attendlriiBr The rie^t: West* ihg •Wiir be .Held ih 1^0 W^ks, August fy at the JiOfrie,b{ MfS, John :JerfftiftfS, With Mffl, Ella Hartley, assiBtiflg hostess. -• fltisf • ; ,',';• •' tTie.farmer's ofe busy ing these days end so fitf they have been ^fortufiate With; the .weather, : S6r»ie -afe eefrl'birlihg and most that are corntemlng arc through. ; ; Has Tenth fiirlhday John Herrrian Opheim cele'bl'at- ed his tenth birthday Tuesday afternoon when 13 little friends came for an afternoon! of games and fun. A birthday cake and ice cream- Was served by his mother at the close of the after* noon, Friends attending were Richard and Gerald Gink, Dennis andiJames Cink, Carlene. and David Seller, Joan arid Jerry Krieps, Marilyn and Shirley : af a . d Virginia eilfte. ;-'^% -l^ti', -'•iSftX * ""'.'tiiii'^-; '-.'-1 ' ! ; : i' tW*ii.V'*i^ ittftpi«i*i-lipSllt Mm •- • "ftilftr- ^rft1irilttt;>ft^j 1 ? -tf .'* ^&j£'' : 'Hi iVl ^Ji-ii'i* IfcSwS'- . • ••.''. '"'•'-''.,'. iviisf -'- 'Oiu >.>•".!=» My bMhfeshing; . MvlftM foeeh. a patient there nearly "6 week with heart fcle,' Funefai services were dueled at BMtt Friday aitefhoflif With buflhl al IMS LuVefhe eenv- - ' Mis aftd Mrl' Htti-btd Hunt were f Wday^ evening visitors «t the home of Mr, aha MM, Alfred . • , Mrs. B. S. Sanders imd t^ were Wednesday nfter- notm visitor at the tone t)f MM. OlBHh dabi'lelsofl,, , , Mr, and Mrs; Oscar Hammond, tMwell, Rhonda and Mtmty wei'e Thursday evefilfig callers at the Gterm GHbrielsdft home. , John Herman Opheirn is at the hotte ol his uncle ,Hemifltt Wiae» near RehMck, where he is helping through threshirig. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Mimbaeh were Thursday evening supper BANCROFT SITE OF STATE BALL MEET Bancroft will 'be the site; oj one of four state distrjqt , arnateur, baseball tournaments. .f*'l« v J At least 'eight -teams, all champions of theii%, ( pwn leagues, will be assigned ttf-fthe Bancroft tournament, to be held -August 23. 24 and 25. ;: =« V. J. Latlimcr of,. Bancroft is vice president o£ trjeJjowa Ama- .teUr Baseball association. - Probable ;• entriess, ktS Bancroft ^' others. One Wedding License One new wedding-license was issued since last week's report, that going to Gene Baughman and Bcrnicc Meyer, botl€of:'Bpde. The couple were marrie^• July 24 by the Rev. John B' Clydej Congregational pastor. ":' 1 Plum Creek Club Party— A theatre party was held by the Plum Creek Elite 4-H club, July 10. Pot luck lunch was enjoyed at the swimming pool grounds, also. Mrs. Wilbur Zeigler, Jacqueline Wollz, Jane Keith and Phyllis Miller were on the committee in charge. Mrs. Ilutchins Honored— Mrs. Harold Hutchins was given a party Thursday evening, in celebration of her birthday. The guests were the Rev. and Mrs. John Clyde, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Thompson, Ella Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Cowan, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Lusby, and Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Long. Trinity Church Party— The ladies of the Trinity Lutheran church held a guest (lay and luncheon Friday, which was attended -by 90 persons. Each wore old-fashioned hats and prizes were given for the prettiest, oddest and smallest bonnets, and to the oldest grandmother present, the grandmother with the most grandchildren, the youngest mother and the mother with the most children. A three act play, a piano number by Jacqueline Brown, and two songs, Put on Your Old Gray Bonnett and The Easter Parade, sung by a group of ladies, constituted the program. lyALUESOFTWEYYEEKI GRANITE WARE Dish Pans 98c Kettles 89o-$1.08 Percolator's "' 98e-$1.25-. Wash Basins .-..:..39c PYREX WARE Mixing- Bowls 95e Roasters ,...,......:$£.25 SALAD BOWLS 39c - 59c CROCHET COTTON ?5 yd. f-v~^ga^ps.c^:|5;* iKZf-JJW'fSfmv »:*^ *'''""" '•'''''•'•*'''' • '*'' '' "-' ' '' • ' ilt toe fuesday, Wednesday and fhursday^ July 3d- As violent as their flifst timb^a"" as dangcrpUs as'thbir last! THEGIftL WHO 6XISTEP FORIOVB SHE «H BRINS OUT THE BAD IN ANY MAN! Sunday and Monday, August 4-5 YouII Go 5WOONPV OverCLUNVi Never Has Love Been;More: Maddening! Co-Hit .BOOK WONDERFUL CLUNY PERSON COMES-CAILY TO THE SCREENl *//A Joanie GLAMOROUS WHAMOROUS JACQUELINE de WIT KIRBKRANT, GLORIA STUART Plus Special Attraction^'DOJ^T Bfi r A Cartoon/^ous andCked Wolf' A Grand Feeling in That Lubitsch Touch Friday and Saturday, August' 'i Tuesday, Wednesday ahd Thursday, Augiist 6-7-8 H ". Th*y thaw thtlr boy frtfnd* »o the most hilorlo«$ hou«»-pti,rty in hlitory i| HOAl h lo«ahl«r| GODDARD Sport Reel "Gall" Cartoon w.a.ifMiiwSs.ts'wJi^JasijSS mm ::J!"fc

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