The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 10, 1957 · Page 19
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 10, 1957
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Wesley Girl, St. Joe Man Speak Nuptial Vows, Jan. 2 Wester — feetty Anil Secket, daughter of Mrs Justine Becker of here, and Vernon N. Serte, son of Mr and Mrs Alphons Berte of St. Joe, were married Jan. 2 at 9 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic church here by Father N. J. Becker, uncJe of the bride. The double ring ceremony was performed while the adult choir furnished nuptial music. The bride was attired in a floor length gown with chapel train. The bodice was of lace with net yoke surrounded with pearls and sequins. The long lace sleeves ended at a point at the wrist. The skirt was of lace with tiers of ruffles extending into the train and the finger tip veil was held in place by a crown of pearls and sequins. She wore tiny pearl earrings, a gift of the bridegroom. Maid of honor was Norma Jean Becker, sister of the bride, and Mary Ann Berte, sister of the bridegroom, was bridesmaid. James Berte and Harold Becker attended the bridegroom. Ushers were Robert Becker and John Berte. Following the ceremony a reception was held followed by dinner at noon for 130 guests at the Plantation Ballroom. The couple will make their home on the farm of the bridegroom's father at St. Joe. The bride graduated from the Wesley Catholic school and Britt high in 1954, and since graduation had been employed at the Iowa State Bank in Algona. The bridegroom attended St. Joseph school at St. Joe, served two years in the army, and has since been farming with his father at St. Joe. The wedding dance was held •that evening at the Plantation. Perfect Attendance Methodist Sunday School had 19 students with perfect attendance in 1956. They will be awarded gold pins and certific- • ates. They are Don, Jim, Bill and Jean Price; Melissa, Julie and Chris Nygaard; Gloria and -Ruth Wise; David and Patty Weiland; Rickie Kraus, Joyce Paulson, Barbara Penning, Glenda Gabrielson, Mike Ostercamp, Kathy and Roger Bruns.. Honorable mention to Alan Jordan, Beverly Penning and Linda Hansen who missed only one Sunday. Wins Award Will Martinek received'a trophy last week from the Pioneer Seed Co. in recognition of 10 years service as salesman. He resigned that work last September and Mrs Dbnnejle. Devereauk took over the "agency. ; * ' A New Arrival A baby girl was born to Mr and Mrs Ed Weig Friday evening, Jan. 4th at the Britt hospital. They now have 5 sons and 5 daughters. The new baby has been named Norma Jean. Mother and baby were brought home Monday, i Slork Pays Visit The baby boy born to Mr and Mrs Paul Berger Jan. 3nd, has been named Thomas John and will be baptized Sunday. Sponsors will be Ma- and Mrs Ed Lickteig of LuVerne. Mrs Berger and baby were brought home Sunday from St Ann hospital. They now have 5 sons and 2 daughters. Mr and Mrs Frank Johnson had as their Friday evening dinner guests their two daughters and their families: the Paul McNeils of Algona and the Stanley Simpsons of Lone Rock, also Mr and Mrs Halvor Flom. Mr and Mrs McNeil and family had recently returned from a visit with relatives at Phoenix, Ariz. Mr and Mrs Don Wyborny and three children of Grafton and his father, Ed Wyborny of Plymouth were Sunday guests in the Will Martinck home. Don was once employed on the Martinek farm. Mr and Mrs Clarence Meckler of Titonka were Sunday supper guests in the Will Martinek home. Wesley Township 4-H Boys had a pancake supper Saturday, Jan. 5 in the George Seeberg home. Reuben Skow demonstrated handling of feed sacks. Methodist Men will hold a get- together on Wednesday, Jan. 16th and hove an interesting program planned. All men are welcome. 'The Misses Ann and Ethel Flom attended a dinner party Saturday evening, Jan. 5, in the Gail Parker home In Hutchins. The party honored Mrs Parker's sister, Miss Anna Lou Martin, who recently returned from Europe where she taught school in Germany. Miss Martin showed colored slides of her trip to the Holy Land. Mr and Mrs Irwin Wiltgen of Algona were Sunday guests at th<» parental, Lawrence Koppen home. Mrs Lucille Miller and Mrs Esta Shultz of Corwith were Friday evening dinner guests January 4 in the Ole K. Flom home in honor of An-na Flom's birthday. Mr and Mrs Herman Lyons and children of St. Paul, and Mr and Mrs Robert Kain and two sons Bob and Dick, and the letter's wife and baby were Sunday dinner guests at the parental, Ed Hildman home. The Kain family were Saturday dinner guests of his sister, Mrs George Scuffham and family at Algona and were supper guests at the Kain home. Mr and Mrs Hildman were also supper guests at the Kain home. The Wesley Township Boys 4-H Club and their Dads enjoyed a pancake supper at the George Seaberg home Saturday, Jan. 5. Several friends of the Forrest Christensens of Cedar Falls and formerly of Wesley attended funeral services in Seneca Tuesday for Mrs Christensen's brother, Leland Anderson of Seattle, Washington, who was accidently killed in a gun mishap. A group of neighbor men met at the George Seaberg home Tuesday, January 8 for a soil conservation meeting. Earl Fish, who has been a patient at Mercy hospital, Mason City the past 10 days was taken to the Veterans hospital, Iowa City Tuesday, Jan. 8, by his nephew Albert Fish of Corwith. Mr and Mrs George Ricke spent several days over New Years in Des Moines with Mr and Mrs Al Soppc, a niece of George Ricke; Mr and Mrs Lawrence,Wingert returned home Saturday from a visit with relatives in Texas. They left-December 26 with their son Louis Wingert and his son, Charles of Buffalo Center. They visited their son and brother Tom' Wingert and family at McAllen, Texas arid another son and brother Mike Wingert and family at Corpus Christi, Texas. Craig and Billy Loebig returned Saturday to Iowa City where they attend the State University. ••They had spent their holiday vacation at the parental Wilfred Loebig home. Mr and Mrs Bruce Cranston and family of Grant were Saturday supper guests in the Luke and Helen Youngwirth home. David Seaberg, Lynn Struthcrs and Guy Carlson Jr. of the Doan Neighborhood returned to Iowa State College at Ames Wednesday, Jan. 3. Mr and Mrs Edwin.Burr and two sons of Des Moines and Miss Dorothy Seaberg of Chicago, 111. were New Yeare weekend guests in the George Seaberg home and also visited the Louis Simpson family. Mr and Mrs Fred Seefeld who are sepnding the winter months in San Juan, Texas write that they are enjoying mild weather but" the area "is very dry- 1000 car loads of Citrus fruit were shipped out of San Juan in Dec. Mr and Mrs Qrville Smith are leaving Sunday, Jan. 13, for Phoenix, Ariz, to visit her parents, Mr and Mrs Peter Render and other relatives. They will be accompanied on their trip by two sisters of Mr Smith. Mr and Mrs Hugh Haveriy and baby will stay at the Smith farm home while they are gone. Mrs Andrew Reising is a patient at Mercy hospital, Mason City for medical care. Jim Goetz came Monday from a camp in Massachusetts for two weeks furlough at his parental Leo Goetz home. Mr and Mi's Leo Goetz expect to leave this weekend for Denver, Colo, to visit their daughter Lucille who is employed there. They will go by train. Mr and Mrs Vee Mullin left Saturday for the Ozarks region of Missouri where they will spend th* winter. They have lived for several weeks In their trailer house in the trailer Court at Algona. Their home is at Cass Lake, Minn. The March of Dimes will be conducted here this month. The American Legion Auxiliary is again sponsoring the drive with Mrs Rosalie DeBoer as the Wesley chairman. The Parochial school opened Monday Jan. *? following the two weeks holiday vacation. Mrs Leila Jordan of Des Moines is spending her vacation with her mother, Mrs Bettie Wester and her son Alan Jordan. Mrs Jack Hansen had an appendectomy Saturday, Jan. 5, in an Omaha, Neb. hospital. Mr and Mrs Lester Larson had as their Sunday, Jan. 16 dinner guests Andi;ew Oppedahl of Goldfield; Mr and Mrs Eldon Monson of Livermore; Mr and Mrs Orville Olsen and family of Bode; and Mr and Mrs Arvin Larson and three-daughters. Mr and Mrs Lester Larson were Thursday, Jan. 3rd supper guest? of her brother, Orin Byro and family of Goldfield. Their son Paul Byro and family of Muskegon, Miss, were home on vacation. Earl Goetz, who has been a Des Moines Register and Tribune carrier in Wesley, almost four years, has resigned his job and the route has been taken over by Keith Neuroth. Butch Olson is 1 the other carrier. Mrs Albert Lickteig took their daughter Helen Lickteig and Kathleen Studer to Mankato, Minn., Sunday where they resumed their studies at Good Council Academy on Monday. Mr and Mrs Al Richtsmeier took their daughter Janice to Mankato Sunday. Mr and Mrs Ed Hynes entertained their 500 card club Monday evening, Jan. 7. Bobby and Allen, sons of Mr and Mrs Ed Lickteig of LuVerne spent the past week at the home of their grandparents, Mr and Mrs Lou Lickteig, as their mother was a surgical patient at Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge. Rev. and Mrs Percy Carlson were honored at a Christmas Pantry shower by members of the Upper Flat Congregation Friday Jan. 4. 48 attended and they brought and served the dinner. STRICTLY BUSINESS home. New Years Day guests at the Oppedahl home were Mr and Mrs Ray Frieden and family. , Mr and Mrs Mike Coyle were visitors New Years Eve at the W. G. Cooper home and New Years Day at the Carl McNurlih home. Thursday evening Mr and Mr? Roy Telford entertained the Anniversary Club at a seven o'clock dinner at their home The evening was spent playing 500. Mrs Mike Coyie and Martin Meyei won high prize and Mrs Donald Larson ana Mike Coyle the low prizes. Those present included Mr and Mrs Raymond Wehrspann, Mr and Mrs Edward ZinneJ, Mi and Mrs Mike Coyle, Mr arid Mrs Kcrmit Fowler, Mr and Mrs Donald. Larson, Mr and Mrs Martin Meyer and Mr and Mrs Eugene Jiolius. Annual Election By Presbyterian Church, Ottosen Oltosen — Members of the Presbyterian Church held their annual meeting Sunday afternoon following the monthly Family Fellowship dinner at the church. Officers elected include Ralph Richards, elder; Roy Telfprd, trustee; LeRoy Worby, canvas director; Lawrence Telford, treasurer; Mrs Alfred Schultz, pianist; ushers, Lawrence Telford, LeRoy Worby, Alfred Schultz and Jesse VanBuskirk. An auditing committee was named and this group includes Lawrence Telford, Mrs Essie Cooper, Jesse VanBuskirk and Mrs W. G. Cooper. Sunday school officers were reelected. They are Mrs Albert Thorsen, superintendent, and Mrs Ralph Richards, secretary and treasurer. Friday evening the members of the Progressive Club entertained their husbands at a pot luck anniversary supper at the schoolhouse. Following the dinner Allan Watnem showed picture slides taken while he was on duty with the armed forces in Europe. Mr and Mi's Raymond Loos returned home Wednesday following a ten day vacation trip. The Presbyterian Women's Or- ganizatio'h held their first meeting for the New Year on Friday afternoon with Mrs Roy Telford and Mrs Joe Leitl as hostesses. Mr and Mrs Richard Kinseth are the parents of a daughter born January 3 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Dodge. The baby weighed seven pounds and nine ounces 'and has been named Karen Renee. Maternal grandparents are Mr and Mrs Raymond Loos and paternal grandparents are Mr and Mrs Oliver Kinseth both of Obtosen. Mr and Mrs DeVere Newton and family were Christmas Eve guests at the Helmer Lenning home at Humboldt. Mrs Bertha Oppodahl of Fort Dodge and Richard Oppedahl of Appleton, Minn, visited Wednesday at the Oscar Oppedahl home and Wednesday evening at the Knut Oppedahl home. Mrs Cora Bacon of Algona spent New Years Day with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Eugene Ilofius. Mr and Mrs Jesse VanBuskirk were visitors Friday evening at the Clarence Kroeger home at Laurens. New Years Day dinner guests at the Peier Enockson home were Mr and Mrs Ernest Knock- son and daughters of llumboidt and Mr and Mrs C&car Oppedahl and family. Mr and Mrs James Barber and family of Wc-.n Bend ai)rt Kieh- ard Kinseth and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Oliver Kiuselh home. Mr and Mrs M. O. Kinseth and family of Algona visited there in the afternoon. Ml* •'Mv.l Mrs Knut Oppedahl and IV'uily visited Sunday at the Alf Lee home at Stratford. New Years Eve the Knut Oppedahl fan.ily were guests ut the O. llaug Mr and Mrs Harvejy Van Arsdale ot Des Moines left recently for the hospital at Chariton. lor the birth of their second child. A low-flying stork caught up with the Van Arsdale car just south of Inrlianula. hriiu'.jnt; Ciadv Renew \vdyht J lite. 13 uuuvtL,. Installation By Eastern Stars AtSweaCity Swea City — An open meeting for the installation of 1957 O.E.S. officers took place 'at the Masonic Temple in Swea City, Wednesday, Jan. 2. Mrs Frank Smouse, worthy matron, and Frank Smouse/worthy patron, presided in the East. Mrs Smouse gave a welcome to all present. Mrs Smouse gave a thank you talk and their children, Danny and Shirlie, presented them with gifts from the chapter. Installing officer Mrs V(ir|Jil Barrett of Lakota was introduced. Mrs R. F. Snyder acted as installing marshall, Mrs Harold Krantz as installing chaplain and Mrs Esther Fellows as installing organist. In the background of the East was a large pink heart with musical notes and the letters M. and R. inscribed in gold. The letters were the initials of the new worthy matron and worthy patron, Mr and Mrs Ronald Johnson, Margaret and Ronald. Other officers installed during the evening were Mrs Mancil Hurlburt, associate matron; Mancil Hurlburt, associate patron; Mrs Spencely Mather, Sec.; Wallace Schaeffer, Treas.; Mrs Frank Smouse, chaplain; Mr Wm. Mather Jr., sentinel; Mrs Lynn Pulver, Conductress; Cleo. Young, Adah; Mrs Claud Haag, associate conductress; Mrs Deaa Swanson, Esther; Doreen Hansen, Martha and Mrs Don Martin, Electa. A lovely lunch was served to all. Late installations to take place at the Jan. 8 meeting were Mrs R. F. Snyder, Marsha; Mrs George Ilarner, Ruth; Mrs Maude Barrett, organist; and Mrs Pearl Fischer, Warder. St. Joe Woman At Rochester St. Joe — Mrs Richard Kohlhaas was taken by ambulance from St. Ann hospital in Algona to Rochester, Minn, on Sunday for medical aid. Mrs Kohlhaas had entered St. Ann hospital on Wednesday, Relatives are caring for the Kohlhaas children and attending to the farm duties. Mrs Math Kirsch has returned to her home from St. Joseph's Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, where she had been a patient with Virus pneumonia. The Kir- sclis' son Robert is convalescing in his home here aJso having had a siege of pneumonia. Mrs Jim Putstuck entered St. Ann hospital Friday and is a surgical patient. Putstuck sons are being cared for by relatives. Patricia Kramer, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ralph Kramer, had ner tonsils and adenoids removed in St. Joseph's Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge during the Christmas vacation. Allan Becker, seaman apprentice from Memphis, Tenn., spent a 15-day leave here with his parents, Mr and Mrs Peter Becker and family and other relatives and friends, Allan entered the Navy in May 1956, following graduation from St. Joseph's High School. David Thul, son of Mr and Mrs Eugene Thul left on Monday, having enlisted in the Navy. Mr and Mrs K. L. Kohlhaas and Mr and Mrs Wilfred Kohllmas •md family were Sunday dinner and supper guests in the home of Mr and Mrs Lawrence Gisch home near Algona. Mr and Mrs Bernard Strcit and .son Karl of Algona were Sunday evening visitor in the Kohlhaas home. Seven Fines In Local J, P. Court Seven poisons paid fini's on a variety of charges in Justice C. H. Ostwinkle's court during the week. Richard Stream, Algona, CaroJa Duffy, Bo'.ne, and Ric.vird O Johnson, Burt, each paid $5 and costs for no operator's license; Frank Nock, Cylinder, paid $10 and costs on the same count; Paul iieuan. Burt, paid $5 and cust.-, for faulty equipment; Wilbur Docgc, Burt, was fined $5 and costs for a stop sign violation; and Ralph Falvcy, Reinbeck, paid $1C and costs for spilling load on the highway. 55th At Qakviilc, Mr and Mrs San Wykerl observed their 55th wed ding anniversary, on Christina;* day. Present at the occasion were the four attendants at the wedding held at 1901; Mr and Mrs Fred Mrhlie of Wapelki and Miami Mis J. 11. VVyheii. ELY A & JESSIE'S 61 ANT ~ Starts Friday Morning At 9:00 - 8 Days Bargain Shopping at The Little Shop On The Side Street WE WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY THURSDAY TO PREPARE FOR THIS GIANT EVENT! SUITS Some Up To Off Also ONE GROUP AT 1000 ONE GROUP AT DRESSES 350 Beautiful Dresses at Tremendous Savings Just Right For Your Wardrobe - NOW - 2 FOR 4.00 ONE GROUP AT 00 Off These are wool and rayons. Also 3-piece blouse, skirt and jacket coordinates. You Won't Want To Miss Our Giant Throughout The Store Including Our Basement 'Webroom' COATS Sizes 1 • 4 Toddler Children's 3 - 6x, 7 - 14 Sub-Teen 10-12-14 Juniors 11-13 Reduced Prices TERRIFIC VALUES SURE TO FIT YOUR BUDGET 00 2 FOR 6.00 2 FOR 10.00 All Fabrics and Colors OTHER GROUPS AT 25% 1 Ladies', Misses', Juniors', Children's and Sub-Teens' DRESSES , ,;* . ' ... . Ladies', Sub-Teens', Children's, BLOUSES Ladies Sweaters Children's Skirts Fancy Collars JUNIORS, MISSES, HALF SIZES Also 38-40-42-44-46 Knit Dresses - $10 Off Days Storting Friday at 9 Snow Suit Sale 1 PC. and 2 PC. Sizes 1 - 4 4*98 AND UP JUNIORS AND MISSES SPORTSWEAR Wool Skirts 2.99 and up Fur 'n Lamb Sweaters 25% Off Jewel-Trim Sweaters 25% Off BLOUSES All Sizes, All Fabrics, Gorgeous Colors, Lovely Styles, Cottons, Jerseys, Nylons, Stripes, Plains, Checks, etc ,. LOW, LOW PRICES WOOL JACKETS „-,- 20% Off BIG SAVINGS IN LINGERIE All Flannel Sleepware — Including Pajamas, Gowns, Night Shirts and Baby Dolls (Shorties) ___ UP TO off CHILDREN'S WEAR Girls Sweaters, 1 - 6x _____________ 1.00 Girls Italian-Style T-Shirts and Cotton Knit Overblouses, sizes 1-3, 3-14 1 3 Off Boys Knit Shirts, 1-6x __________ 1/3 Off Girls Skirts — — _______ , _____ 1/3 Off 200 Dresses, 1-14, 8-14 Sub-Teen _ 1.98 & Up pirls Blouses, 1-14, 8-14 Sub-Teen _ 1/3 Off Boys Dress Pants -------------- 1/3 Off Girls Slacks ____ _„;.,._____ 1/3 Off INFANTS WEAR Plastic Pant* ------- 29c i«by Shoe* to 1.98 --- $1 Knit Creepers ----- 1,00 Knit Dre»se* with Receiving (Monkets „_ 3Q C panties ---------- fl Rayon Gowns Now 1.99 and 2.99 Nylon Knit Slips, 32-40, were 4.98 2-99 Rayon lace Trim Slips 1-99 Nylon Knit Slips, sizes 44-50 3-88 Hog$e«oat& '/* PRICE Flannel Dusters, were p.98 399 Bed Jackets 1.99 and 2-99 HEADWARE ____ r ,-™-., UP TO 5Q% OFF HI A Ml/ ETC B«9GQn Fitted with Q QQ ISlAINlVtl 5 Contour Corners --- - O.T7 A Few Baby Blankets & Shawls — 1 3 Off CORDUROYS, wer t e 2,98 — --------- 1.00 HURRY - EARLY BIRD CETS CHOICE SiUCTION Hi Hi. lv Jf& ^P& mw Hi 4P 4MP m mm 4Mr Th§ Uttle ihcp 0 n The Side

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