The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 3, 1957 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 3, 1957
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LOCALS M* and MM John Hornet wet* visited over the holidays by Mrs Romer's father William Beck, of Dickens. Mf» and Mt» Everett Ba« *peni Christmas at Sioux City with Mrs Barr's parents Mr and Mrs Glen Sareeant. Mt and MM M. t. Bunkoftk* were New Years guests of the letter's brother-in-law and sister Mr and Mrs Harry Quinn at Britt. Mtt W. C. Dewol enteffained her sisters Mrs Alice Clayton and Ida Peterson and Bessie Jones at dinner Monday evening and watched the New Year in. Mt and Mtt Tern Vipond had as New Years guests the letter's brother-in-law and sister Mr and Mrs Robert Keith and sons Tom and John, of Trenton, Mo. Mt and Mti Allen Buchanan were visited during the Christmas holidays by the letter's parents and aunt Mr and Mrs Carl Wuiff and Mrs George Jensen, of Atlantic. Mrs Addle Driver has received word of the death of her daughter-in-law Nellie, Mrs Wayne Driver of Springfield, Ore. She had not been in good health for some time. Mr and Mrs Bernard Dahlhauser had as guests Christmas Mr and Mrs Leo Dahlhauser and Vicki, of Webster City, Mr and Mrs Carl Dahlhauser and Bert Muckey, father of Mrs Bernard Dahlhauser. Mrs Violei Walker was visited over New Years by her son and daughter-in-law Mr and Mrs Dur- Wood Walker, of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. A family dinner was held at Mrs Walker's and in attendance were Mr and Mrs Lewis Broesder. Mr and Mrs Cecil Bjustrom, Mr and Mrs Robert Walker, Mr and Mrs Orville Holdren, Mr and Mrs Vern Walker, Mr and Mrs Merlin Walker and the respective families. Mr and Mrs Durwood Walker were supper guests that night of Mr and Mrs Merlin Walker and were given a charivari. They were married November 25. Mt and Mf s W. A. §>wy sjsenf a day last week at Eagle Grove with their niece and husband Mr and Mrs Peter Baumann and family. Mrs Betl Muekey was called to Minneapolis Dec. 24 by the death of her brother-in-law Harry Bailey, 53. Services were held Thursday, Dec. 27. Mr and Mts Fted Bartholomew spent from Friday till Wednesday at Minneapolis with the latter's brother-in-law and sister Mr and Mrs L. H. Crawford. Mt and Mts W. M. Btandow were visited last week by the former's brother and sister-in-law Mr and Mrs E. M. Rogers and son David, of Oskaloosa. Mt and Mts Don Asa had as guests Christmas eve Mr and Mrs Frank Asa, of Rutland, Mr and Mrs Dale Peterson, of Humboldt, Mr and Mrs William Marchant, of Gilmore City and Mr and Mrs Kenneth Asa, of Waterloo. The Sisters ai St. Ann Hospital wish to thank the various groups of young folks, who sang Christmas carols for the patients, Sisters, nurses, and other personnel in the hospital on Monday and Tuesday evenings before Christmas. Mrs William Ankenbauer was visited New Years by her son and daughter-in-law Mr and Mrs William Ankenbauer Jr. and son Billy Ray of Fort Dodge. Mrs Ankenbauer and the baby remained for a visit till the end of the week. Mr and Mrs H. W. Pletch went to Belmond a week ago Monday to attend funeral services for the former's father John Pletch, 93, who has been in failing health for some time. He has visited here frequently and has made many friends in this vicinity. Mr and Mrs George Balluff spent Christmas with the former's brother and sister-in-law Mr and Mrs Winslow Balluff. New Years day the George Balluffs had Mr and Mrs Harley Will of LuVerne as dinner guests. Mr and Mrs Dick Allen had as guests for Christmas dinner the letter's sister Marie Gebkin. of Sioux City, the parents Mr and Mrs Fred Gebkin, of Burt, Dick's New Year's Resolution -;- -:- -;SWITCH TO parents Mr and Mrs James Allen and son Jack, and Mrs Esther Benson, aunt of Dick and Jack. Mt and Mts Maurice Graham are moving Tuesday from 808 South street to the house they have purchased at 733 North Wooster street. Mr and Mrs R. S. Blossom had Mr and Mrs Sigurd Fardal and Dan, of Forest City and Mr and Mrs Clair Blossom as dinner guests Christmas. Holiday guests of Mf and Mts Russell Buchanan were Mrs Buchanan's father Henry Crist, of Clarence, her brother and sister-in-law Mr and Mrs Kenneth Crist, of Chariton and her brother-in-law and sister Mr and Mrs Vincent Meyers of Waukoe. Mr and Mrs Games Ackerman were visited Monday and Tuesday by the letter's brother-in- law and sister Mr and Mrs Sam Cunningham, of Shepphard air force base in Texas. They also visited relatives at Rochester, Minn. Mr and Mrs Abbas were dinner guests Christmas day of Mrs Abbas' uncle and aunt Mr and Mrs Merle McAninch at Rotte. That evening they were supper guests of the parents Mr and Mrs John Abbas at West Bend. Betty Abbas, sister of Ed, has been visiting here the past several days. Mr and Mts William Wetaet wrre visited Christmas by their son Robert who attends the State University at Iowa City. He left the following day for Iowa City where he joined friends and with them went to Pasadena, Calif., to attend the football game. Michael Kenefick, student at the State University of Iowa spent Christmas here with his parents, Dr. and Mrs John Kenefick. The following day he left with his friend Dick Pauley for California and will attend the Rose Bowl game. While there he will be a guest of friends at Beverly Hills. James Williams, of Minneapolis, brought Susan and Vicki MeConnell, daughters of Mrs Ethelene MeConnell, here for a visit with their uncle and aunt, Mr and Mrs Bernard Dahlhauser and grandparents Mr and Mrs Bert Muckey during their school vacation. Mr and Mrs Clark Orion had as Christmas guests their son-in- law and daughter Mr and Mrs Wilson Abernathy and Carol of Mason City and their sons and daughters-in-law Mr and Mrs Kruiu- Orton. of Omaha, Neb., and Mr and Mrs Arden Orton and family, of Des Moines. Evelyn Cady was a dinner guest Christ- mns day. Mr and Mrs W. A. Dutton received word Monday that Mrs Ann Poirot, well known former resident here, fell Sunday on the stairs at her homo in Sherburn, Minn., while getting ready for church. She suffered two breaks in one leg and it has been placed in a cast. She and her son and daughter-in-law Mr and Mrs Robert Poirot live together. Mr and Mrs Sidney Johnson have purchased the Joe Greenberg house on West Nebraska street and will be moving soon after Jan. 1. Mr and Mrs Johnson and family spent Christmas at Denison with relatives and friends and were joined there by the son Duane who is in service. The son David, 12, and a cousin were playing on a tractor which over turned. David was hospitalized but was not seriously injured. It is expected he will be released soon and the family will then return home. Mrs Bertha Ward of Mumboldt and son John Shilts of Wichita Falls, Texas visited relatives and friends here Thursday. John had come from Texas to join his mother for Christmas and took her with him to Omaha, Neb., where they visited John's brother Melyin Shilts and family. John is an insurance underwriter and Molvin is with the Y.M.C.A. at Omaha. The family will he well remembered and were former residents here a number of years ago. The late Frank Shilts was Hither of the men and they me cousins of Fred Shilts whose- father was the late Clarence Shilts. Mr and Mrs Louis Reding, Chailcs Steil and dnuuhter Mrs Ray Ross have been visited by Vie Steil, brother of Mrs Reding and Charles Steil, and little daughter Vicki, of Albert Lea. Minn. They came Wednesday and remained until Sunday. Other guests of Mr and Mrs Reding were their daughter, Mrs Robert Sammons and daughters Sally Ann and Martha, of Sioux City, son Nick Reding of St. Louis. Mo., who came Saturday and left Christmas day. He is with the Monsanto Chemical company as chemical engineer. The son Joe plans to enter the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque after the first of the year. He has been in Colorado and other points. A Correction Through an unintentional error. M. P. Weaver, former postmaster in Algona, was reported as deceased in a story in the UDM Dec 25. Mr Weaver is not deceased. Thursday, Jon. S, Al9«me (la.) Upp*f Irvington News Mr and Mrs Elmer Dole left Wrone.-'oiny i;>r San Diejjo. Calif. to npr ncl a mf'iith with th<-ir d.-ni- Shtc.T. Mr and Mrs Joe IJird and family. Mi 1 and Mrs Heiman Becker, Joan, Jean and Ronald arrived home Thursday ::f'er spending Christmas at Mobile, Ala., with their son, Mr ant) Mrs Dick Becker and John. Mr and Mrs Donald Frankl of Minneapolis returned home Werl- ne^riay after spending Xmas vacation at the home of his mother here. Mrs Marie Frankl. John Dole of Ames spent Xmas at his parental homo here. Mr and Mrs Lee VanderWaal and family of Iowa City were Xmas Day giu-sts at her parents, the Lee Colwell home. Mr and Mrs Durwood Walker arrived Fridav to spend a few day at her mother's, the Olive llansen home. Durwood is stationed in camp at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Donahue, Voigt Lead Keglers .Too Donahue and Kay Voigt iver- (in- top keijleix ,-it HfiwkPye L.-irtes !Hs week. Donahue's 224 linr- heading the men while Mrs . s led the women. Other women over IfiO included P.ahf Rnker 1R1. Lois Furst 106, Hetty Haag 171. K. Voigt 168, Carol Godfredsen 192, Phyllis Walker 172, Virginia Donahue 1H2. Martha Johnson 164 and Elaine Simmons U-9. Men over 200 were Dewey Skilling 223. Merle Thompson 204. Merv Hentges 217, Bob Bolt-nous 215. Ted Vera 202, Harbin Rlanchnrd 200, Monte Scobba 209. Bill Cnlwell 210, Art Ashton 20C. Kliner Peterson 200, Merle Hoover 202, John Inlermi'll 212, Red Schmidt 207. Clarence Lud- oke 219. I>n Roncv 203, Clayt Pittman 205. Bob Williams 209, Ollio Johnson 205. Ted Chris- ehilles 204. 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