The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 16, 1967 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 16, 1967
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6-Algona, (la.) Upper De« Moines Thursday, March 16, 1967 Algona Girl Is Wed To Burt Soldier Bode home were the Kenneth Prohaskas of Garner, Paul Bode of Algona and the John McMahons of Corwlth. Members of the Upper Flat church gave the Rev. Curtis Andersons a "preacher's party" Tuesday evening, March 7. A pot-luck dinner was served at 6:30 followed by a social evening. This party had been postponed twice due to Inclement weather. Mrs. Emma Olson received word from her son Mike, who Is In service In Alaska, that he had suffered torn ligaments and cartilage In his leg In a skiing accident. He went to Alaska Jan. 17. John Carman accompanied by his sisterandbrother-in-law, the Bob Yohnsof Bloomington, Minn., returned recently from a 12-day sightseeing trip through southwestern states. They visited an uncle, Father Herman Laux at Rhineland, Tex. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Martlnek and family and their houseguest, Mrs. Martinek's sister, Mrs. Clara Thissen of Long Beach, Calif., attended a birthdaydinner party March 5 in the Harry Barton home In Algona. Other guests were the Ronnie Bartons, Storm LaJce. Honored guests were Mrs. Martinek and Mrs. Barton. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Pech of Walker were dinner guests in the Herman Bode home March 6. Terrance Weir, Airman Apprentice, arrived home March 8 for a two week's leave at his parental Ralph Weir home. He has completed his naval boot training at San Diego, Calif. He will report to the Alameda, Calif, base and is assigned to the "Oriskany" and will be dry-clocked for one year. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph \Veir, Terrance and Eugene visited relatives at Estherville Thursday. A son was born Feb. 28 to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Parkhurst of Corwith at the Hancock Memorial hospital in Britt. They now have a family of three boys and one girl. They are former Wesley residents. Mr. Parkhurst is on the Corwith-Wesley school faculty. The new baby has been named Kreg Rlan. Eugene Weir arrived at his parental Ralph Weir home March G from his service in Viet Nam. He has a month's leave and will marry Mary Ann Besch of Whltte- more on March 28. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Goetz report a new granddaughter, Joan Renee, born March 8 to Mr. and Mrs. (Norma) Frank Beigger at Des Moines, their first child. Mrs. Gladine Miller, Harlan and Jim moved last week from their farm into their house in tov.ii that was vacated by the Richard Shellenbergs. The latter family moved in the Cink house which they purchased from the late Geo. Cink estate. Wesley Wizards Plan 4-H Day WESLEY - The Wesley Wizards 4-H Club met March 14 at the John Hildman home with Dorothy Hildman, hostess. Roll call was answered by 17 members. Kathy Skow and Shirley Becker were assigned on a committee for 4-H Day, Talks were given by Cheryl Cunningham, Danna Larson and Kathy Skow. For a group project the members mixed water colors to see what colors combined to make other colors. The next meeting is at Sigrid Johnson's home April 10. Mrs. Klldman and Dorothy served lunch. Receiver Taken Someone pulled the receiver off a telephone In the drive-up booth at the former Cltgo station at the intersection of State and Phillips streets here during the weekend. The damage was discovered by police Sunday morning. Dean's Honor Roll WESLEY - Paul Considine has been named to the dean's honor roll at Mornlngside College In Sioux City in recognition of his academic achievement during the first semester of 196S-67. The honor Is awarded to fulltime students who compile a grade average of 3.25 or above, out of a possible 4.00 for the semester. Paul is a son of Rev. and Mrs. Frank Considine of Corwith. Rev. Consldlne Is also pastor of the Methodist church in Wesley. Wesley Homemaker WESLEY - Mary Considine became Corwlth-Wesley's 1967 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow. She finished first In a written homemaking knowl- ledge and attitude examination for senior girls Dec. 6. She is now eligible for possible state and national scholarship awards. Her test also earned her a specially-designed silver charm from General Mills. REASONABLE PRICES, good service; and quality printing •re" trademarks of The Upper Des Moines Pub. Co. In Algona. CHERI BOECKHOLT Mr. and Mrs. \V. A. Boeckholt, Algona, have announced the recent marriage of their daughter, Cheri Ann, to He. Thomas J. Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Miller, Burt. Cheri is a student at Mankato State College and Thomas is with the U. S. Army Signal Corps in Vietnam. Wesley 'Aux p Is Now One Over Quota WESLEY — The American Legion Auxiliary held its regular monthly meeting in the Legion hall Tuesday evening, March 7 with a very good attendance. New members who were initiated were Patty Doughan, JoAnn Vitzthum and Martha Grandgenett. Barbara Lickteig and Jean Boleneus are new members but were unable to attend the meeting. Helen Johnson, treasurer, reported that the unit voted to give $2 to the March of Dimes, $2 to the Cancer Drive in April, $1 to the Heart Fund drive, $1 to the Salvation Army, and $1 to the Easter Seal campaign. Joan Grandgenett, president of the Auxiliary, Helen Johnson, Myrtle Lease, Jo Meurer, Laura Klein and Marjorie Goetz attended a county meeting at Lu- Verne Feb. 14. The local unit was awarded a certificate ol merit for attaining their quota of members for the year. The membership is now 60, which is one over the o^iota. It was reported that 32 Ibs. of carpet rags had been sent to the hospital at Marshalltown. Following the business meeting 500 was played. Vi Studer and Rita Youngwirth were prize winners. Pauline Pfeffer and Rita Ricke were hostesses. - o - A large crowd attended the party in the Legion hall Wednesday evening which was sponsored by the American Legion and is open to the public. They are to be held each Wednesday evening. Mrs. Clara Thissen of Long Beach, Calif., is spending several weeks in this area. She visits her sister, Mrs. Harold Martinek and family near Wesley, her brother, Bud Hauptman and family at Bancroft, her son, John Thissen and family at Ft. Dodge, her sister and family, the Harry Bartons, Algona, and other relatives and friends. Mrs. Herman Bode assisted with the installation of new members in the C.D.A. court in Algona Thursday evening. She is a district deputy. Mrs. Elmer Doughan and Mrs. Herman Bode attended the meeting of the Jolly Dozen club at the Cecil Hildebrant home at Britt March 7. Mrs. Clara Haverly entertained the Neighborhood Birthday club Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Sara Raney entertained her contract bridge club Thursday evening in Al's Lounge. Mrs. Bernie Hamilton was a guest. Prairie Neighbors Homemakers Club met March 7 with Mrs. Lou Lickteig. Mrs. Albert Lickteig was assistant hostess. Mrs. Len Arndorfer and Mrs. Herman Studer gave the lesson on business affairs. The ladies will meet March 28 with Mrs. Tom Lickteig with Mrs. Mary Jo Studer assisting. The lesson will again be on business affairs. Mrs. Mary Weber entertained her auction bridge club Thursday afternoon in Al's Lounge. Mrs. Herman Bode attended a county T. B. board meeting, March 6, at the Ray Doughan borne in Britt. Guests March 5 in the Herman WE'RE STARTING OUR SPRING CLEANING EARLY WITH A... PICK UP YOUR OWN PERSONAL COPY OF OUR SPRING & SUMMER CATALOG TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE TREMENDOUS BUYS NOW! 23-INCH DIAGONAL MEASURE PICTURE . . . 293 SQ. IN. VIEWING AREA - EITHER * WALNUT OR MAPLE FINISH ON RICH 3 HARDWOOD VENEERS. 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