The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 17, 1962 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 17, 1962
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, fi-Af9«na (»*) Uppaf Pfti MdtoM 17, Bridge Hostess MM. Mitch Taylor was hostess to, her bridge club Thursday eye- Hinge High score prize was won by Mrd. Prank Moulton. Mother-Daughter Dinner fh« Congregational Mothers and Daughters Banquet is being held Apr. 24. The Naomi, Ruth and Rebecca circles will serve. Mother's Birthday Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Ferden attended a party Thursday evening at Whittemore honoring the birthday of Mrs. Ferden's mother, Mrs Simon Weber, Attend Banquet Mr. and Mrs. Willard Zeigler. Mr. arid Mrs. Grady Phillips and Clarence Macumber attended a • banquet Thursday evening at the Wahkonsa hotel, Fort Dodge. Infant Baptized Diane Marie, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Erdman, was baptized Sunday morning in St. Cecelia church. Sponsors were Mr. and Mrs. David Youngwirth. Wesley. ..,:.. Birthday Club Helen Dingley was hostess to her birthday club ..Saturday and after luncheon at Van's the group went to her home for bridge. The anniversary of Mrs. Rhoda Boriar was observed. Family Dinner A family dinner was held a week ago Sunday at Mr. and:Mrs. Vie Frideres. Present were" Mr. and Mrs. Richard McKee, Nevada, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pfeffer, Clear Lake, and Mrs. Delia McKee. Bel Canto Club Bel Canto will meet at the home of Mrs. Rex Taylor Apr. 25 at 1:30. Co-hostesses are Alice Weber and Sara Welp. The lesson will be given by Mary Bartlett, Vera Graham and Ida Kelley. Chorus practice will follow. Easier Dinner Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bowman will have as dinner guests Easter Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bowman Jr., Dodge City, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Roger Radig, Lone Rock, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Lallier, Ventura, and Mrs. Eliza Angle. It will be observance of the birthday of Earl Jr. Grandson's Birthday Mrs. Amy Johnson spent overnight Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Elman at Lakota. The first birthday of the little son Randy was celebrated Wednesday and other guests were the paternal grandmother, Mrs. Ella Elman and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Elman. Bridge Club Meets Duplicate Bridge club will meet Wednesday, Apr. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Algona Country Club. It will be master point night and everyone is urged to attend. Winners of the last meeting were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Everds, first; Mr. and Mrs Don Hutchison, second; Edith Welter and Marge Baker, third. Pastor Leaving A farewell party was given Thursday for Rev. and Mrs. J. R. Fountain, who are moving to Prcs- cott, Ariz. Circle 3 served the refreshments. The Fountains were presented with a wall clock. Rev. Fountain is resigning because of doctor's orders. For some time he has been troubled with an acute sinus ailment. church will meet Thursday r Apr, 19, as follows — Ruth with hostesses Aria Cowan and Violet,Benschoter, Rebecca with Maxine Merry man, Helen Anderson afld Joyce Heeren, Naomi with Dot Smith, Mary in education building alter Church ' service, hostesses Clara Schaap, Peg Naylor, Maxine Quintard, Olive Herbst and Cidney Laird. BANCROFT By Mr*. Lawrenea Methodist WSCS Names Officers New officers for WSCS of. the Methodist church for the year beginning in September were elected recently. Mrs. George Wolfe was named president, Mrs. T. C. Hutchison, vice president, artd Mrs. Newton Coughenour, honorary vice" president. Mrs. V. M. Parsons is recording secretary; Mrs, Arthur Benschoter, treasurer; Mrs. John Wilson, pro- mi)tiOn secretary, and Mrs. John Hayes, missionary education chairman. Mrs. L. L; Riter is Christian social relations chairman; Mrs. Joe Collier, student work; Mrs. Joe Tschetter, secretary of youth; and Mrs. Louis Kelley, spiritual life. Mrs. John McGuire is literature secretary; Mrs. John Thompson, supply work; and Mrs. Wayne Smith secretary of children's work. Mrs. Merle Webster, Mrs. Dale Cole, Mrs. Richard Beisall are in charge of local activities; arid Mrs, C. R; Schoby and Mrs. L. R. Potter are membership chairmen. Mrs. Don Potter and Mrs. Roy Hutzell are in charge of publicity and printing; Mrs. William Runchey is Goodwill Industries chairman; Mrs. Walter Klamp, Mrs. Ed Hagg and Mrs. Fred Bartholomew are floral chairmen; and Mrs. J. B. Asa, Mrs. L. R. Potter, Mrs. Leonard Gregg and Mrs. Lyle Steele are the nominating committee. Circle chairmen appointed are as follows: Mrs. Roy Adams, Mrs. J. B. Asa and Mrs. George Balluf, Mrs. Perry Collins and Mrs. Lyle Steele, Mrs. George Harris and Mrs. Joe Tschetter, Mrs. Lloyd Muckey and Mrs. W. A. Foster, Mrs. Donald Nelson and Mrs. G. R^Cook, Mrs., Dean Taylor and M&K: Robert Carr, Mrs. John McGuire and Mrs. Arthur Benschoter. June circle number 1, Mrs. Larry Johnson and Mrs. Don Stark. June number 2, Mrs. Lawrence Miller and Mrs. Kirby Leighter. Mrs. Ada Dudding entertained a group of ladies at a coffee party Friday morning. Mrs. Henry Menke entertained a group of ladies at a coffee party Wednesday morning. Bob Wilhelmi recently purchased the service station in Swea City from his uncle, Vern Lund. He will take possession May 1. Bob is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wilhelmi. '• -.' Mrs. Flora Bradley left this week for several weeks vacation with her daughter, Virginia, in Phoenix, Ariz. She will accompany them on a, trip to the West Coast, Mrs. John Farrow and fa Mrs. Orville Faffbw, Farrow and families funersi of Mrs, Carfie Mfk center, i MIPS. MeMigtt Was Mrs. Jeftn farrow, Farrow, here, Herman. McDoUgle, Mason City and James, sauk Center. Another daughter -.Mrs, Richard Farrow preceded hep .in death. Mrs. McDdugle formerly lived at Bancroft and Lakota. Mrs. Laurence Bergman- and Meredith attended a bridal shower honoring -Betty Derner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Derfteif'>ft. Whittemore Sunday. • ' " A large group of friends and relatives from here attended a party honoring Mrs. Marvin Becker Sunday at the David Lynch home, Lone Rock. Rev. and Mrs. Nelson, Mrs,. Per- ry Torine and Mr. and Mrs, Get*. Wohnke spent Tuesday in Chero- of the Baptist fihutfih here Mr. and Mravfifetus Obrr and his parents, the Sett ports, St. Benedict, attended the funeral Of Cletus 1 aunt at Belmond. Bonnie Bartlett, California, came to be with her grandmother, Mrs. Nel Lupin, St. Ann hospital, Algona. _ ^ Good Friday According to the Algona Chamber of Commerce, all Algona stores will close this Friday, Apr. 20, from noon to 3 p.m. so employers, employees, etc. can observe Good Friday. Cook's Welders Supply, Inc. of Algorta has been apBdnted for Lincoln Electric motors, the company announces. The m industrial in type, and range from % h.p. in stee to 12$ horsepowe. Ss Welders covers a wide area in compressed gases, -welding Juipment ancI similar items in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. East find Grocery announces establishment of a delivery service . it's a girls dress sale at Graham's this week with unusual 'pre- aster" prices . . . remodeling of Sharp's Jewelry which is gettihg ndemay will not interfere with the firm's normal business routine Percival Motor has a few suggestions on how to handle the anti- ree'ze of the past winter so that you don't "rue the day" during the ummer. • The'DHve-In Theatre is opening this Thursday special kids matinee Saturday at the Algona Theatre . . . Sunrise services planned or faster by several churches, including an outdoor service by the rrimV Lutheran at the Drive-In ... S & L has a Living Bunny this oming Friday and Saturday, With balloons and candy for the kids lilts Shoe features Easter 'footwear . . . Bradley Implement's Anniversary Sale of Firestone tires enters its second week with HoWie tillman directing the event. Local Thermogas Mgr. Announces Co. Expansion Jim Milder, manager of the Thermogas Co. of Algona, announced this week that the Thermogas Co. has executed a contract with the Warren Petroleum Corp. for the purchase of the latter firm's Dri-Gas Division and the business and properties of a group of Ar kansas corporations in which War ren has a majority interest. Dri-Gas is engaged in the distri bution of LP gas, with its principa operations centering in Illinois am Indiana. The Arkansas corporation distribute LP gas in that state. Milder stated that Charles 0 Russell, president of Thermogas had told him that the acquisition would keep Thermogas in the bus ness with which it is familiar and would extend operations, now centering in Iowa, to new trade areas. Seneca Girl, Bride April 11 Shower Guest Seneca — Margie Thompson was honored at a miscellaneous shower Friday evening ' at the Seneca Lutheran church with approximately 70 guests Jn attendance. Mrs. Henry Looft announced the S ogram. Mrs. Hogef Osborn, Mrs aftin -Wilbefg,' Mrs. flusse Kaufman, and Rosalind Bashara of Ledyard participated. Musical selection's were present ed" 'by' Mrs, ted Jensen ofl thi §aw^tfcM«. John Johahnesefl as accftmtMst and reacfini By MI'S. Mai^ry, Moore Tish of Spiri _ aftct a '%i2 the bride" song* By the aufliefiee. I The'Jw'fiortd guest was assisted in opening her gifts by her sfsterj Mrs. Genese Swanson, • atld A friend, Rosalind BasMafa of Led* yard. -,' • Miss Pearl Dahl of Swea City presided at the silver service. Hostesses included Mrsi Gladys Gafeei, Mi's, Blanche Preston, Mrs, Mildred Crbwley, Mrs. Afltta Kloc* ko, Mrs. Genese Swansort,, Mrs, Christine" Swanson, Mrs. 'Sarah GarrisbnV Mrs. Merle Kaliffman, Mrs. Phyllis Osborn, Mrs. LaVelle Swenson, Mrs. Ellen Bergum, Mrs Lillie Johannesen, Mrs. Ethel Of- Edna Johann Miss - f.'George Mfltef will be sllttrotzetr Saturday ning, April 21, at 7:30 ftMUtt tfie Senet* Lutheran 'Church with the Stanley, flansonVofflciatingr M? and Mrs George L. Stofte of Altsla recently celebrated their 6oth'wedding anniversary. They have eight children, 54 grahdehil- dfen and 20 great grandchildren. MEED PRItff 1N<S? The Vppet Desi Moines Pub. Co. offers quality work at f easOttable, cost and with quick service. No job too small! no job ttftf'Hlg. Phone CY i=M= LARGE POTTED EASTER Sprliig Fashions galore at the Chrischil es Store .••and Algona s men's stores have individual offers of special interest at this time of the ear . . . have a driveway problem ? Reding Gravel & Excavating is eady to provide fill, gravel, etc. as needed . . . Fowler's first few days n their Quitting Business Sale drew tremendous crowds . Kirk* hoe has a new basement department, self-serve, called "Pick-A-Pair , Iso a gift registration program for the next several weeks . . . Scnultz Bros, have a host of stuffed toys to be given with each used or new car 1 old until April 28 . . , new car sales are considerably up from a year go. local car dealers report ... at Christensen's ready-to-wear th6 iveek's specials .cover coats, blouses and jackets this week ... larrison's have a special offer on Easter lilies for this week. Universal Mfg, Co, of Algona will again offer its dealers a unique 0-50 advertising program for the months of June, July and August. The company stands 50 percent of cost of ads run by their dealers in a hree-state area in the dealer home-town paper. Last year this program cost the company about $5,000 but company officials are certain that it has boosted business. The ad series to be furnished in mat form to newspapers in the dealer towns and cities is being prepared by the Upper Des Moines Publishing Co. after development by Oscar Metcalf, Universal president, and Jim Boudewyns, sales manager. Priced 4 From I WE ALSO JUST RECEIVED THESE POTTED PLANTS • Hydrangeas • Begonias • Mums O Cinnerarias • Fuchsias • Coleus SEE OUR WIDE SELECTION OF MADE-UP EASTER NOVELTIES! CANDIES EGG DYE BASKETS BUNNIES Install Officers Women of the First Baptist church met Tuesday, Apr. 17, in an all-day session. Installation of officers was held with installing officers, Mrs. J. R. Fountain and Mrs. William Geering presiding. President, Mrs. Wayne Keith, vice president, Idell Black, treasurer, Margaret Brayton, secretary, Helen Richardson. Cindy Frambach, 7 Mrs. Dwight Frambach gave s party Saturday for her daughter Cindy whose seventh birthday was- observed. Guests were Connie Hemmingsen, Jane Dau, Lori Herbst, Lori Senions, Joan Skilling, Susan McConnell, Rhonda Peck Susie Heeren and Kristy Elmore. Refreshments were served at the home following attendance at the theatre. Methodist Circles Circles of the Methodist church will meet Thursday, Apr. 19, as follows: Sept. with Mrs. James Whittemore, Oct. with Mrs. E. H. Pittman, Nov. with Mrs. Cecil Will, Dee- with Mrs. C. R. Schoby (April 28), Jan. with Mrs. Roy Adams, Feb. with Mrs. Llye Steele Mar. With Mrs. Dallas Klein, Apr. With Mrs. WMiiJB Hunchey, May with Mrs. Hoy Sheep Men Meet A training meeting to acquaint sheep producers with sheep scabies, identification of it and it's control will be held at the Algona high school annex, Monday, April 23 at 8:00 p.m., according to Dean L. Barnes, county extension director. State veterinarians and sheep men will put on the program. Sheep producers from Kossuth county, as well as surrounding counties are invited to attend. To Convention Rev. Hulph G. Colas, pastor of the Regular Baptist church here, will leave Apr. 23, for West Palm Beach, Fla. where he will attend the 21st Annual Spring Convention of the American Council of Christian Churches. Mr. Colas will speak Friday afternoon and will also participate in a panel discussion. He is a voting messenger of the General Association of Regular Baptist Churches and plans to return to Algona Apr. 28. CircU Circles -st MM Congregational Sunday afternoon visitors at the Stanley Steckcrs were Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Sleeker and family of Thompson and Mr. and Mrs. Mar tin Stecker and family of Titonka. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Bierstedt and Steven were last Sunday afternoon visitors at the home ol Mrs. Helena Jentz at Fenton anc jo the evening visited at the EC Mitchell and Tom Manly homes. OFFICE SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT Office Files FRANCHISED DEALER • Invincible Metal Furniture • Art Metal Furniture • Smith-Corona Merchant • Remington Portables t Victor Adders , C. Allen Adders • MARKING PENCILS PENCIL SHARPENERS • CLASP ENVELOPES • COIN ENVELOPES • PAPER CLIPS • PAPER FASTENERS • THUMB TACKS 0 RUBBER STAMPS • STAMP PADS • DATERS 9 SHIPPING TAGS • TAG WIRES • STAPLERS & STAPLES • TYPEWRITER RIBBONS • ADDER RIBBONS • ADDER PAPER • FILE FOLDERS • FILE GUIDES • PAPER PUNCHES • SCOTCH TAPE • TAPE DISPENSERS • RUBBER BANDS • CLIP BOARDS O ACCO FASTENERS 0 SCRATCH PADS • PHONE RESTS • STAMP PAD INK • RUBBER CEMENT • POSTAL SCALES O SHEET HOLDERS • LEGAL PADS • LETTER TRAYS • ONIONSKIN PAPER • SECOND SHEETS • COPY PAPER • MIMEO PAPER • DUPLICATOR PAPER t STORAGE FILES Metal Office Desks, Steno and Office Chairs. BOND TYPING PAPER REAM OF 500 98c UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. ACROSS FROM THE NiW MUNICIPAL PARKIN© tOT IN AL60NA CY 44535

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