The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 31, 1957 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 31, 1957
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fc-Algono (la.) Upper thursdoy, Jattuery 91, 19S7 Real Esfate Transaction At Whiffemore WhiMemore — In a deal made the latter part of last week. Mrs Ida Kuecker of Letts Creek pur- ehased the Vic Perkins home, one block south of main street on highway 44. Mrs Kuecker "Will retire from her farm, and move to Whittemore as soon as the new home which is now under construction at the Plainview Heights addition in the north part, of tritvn for Mrs Perkins is completed. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Kirsch and family and Mr and Mrs Cecil Bjustrom and family were Sunday dinner and supper guests at the home of Mr and Mrs 6eorge Meyer from Sunday afternoon until Monday. Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs George Meyer were Mr and Mrs Erwin Bruhn and family of Cylinder; Mr and Mrs Paul Dietrich and family of Rodman, Mr and Mrs Eldon Fehr and family ot West Bend. Mr and Mrs Edwin Greinert and family, Mr and Mr? Archie Vo'igt. Mr and Mrs Bert Seely and family. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Meyer aftd family arid Mr and Mrs William Ostwald and daughters. Mr and Mrs Herman Voigt were afternoon callers. It was the birthday of Mi- Meyer. Evening callers were Mr nnd Mrs Henry Kueck of Lone Rock; Mr and Mrs William Nis- spn of Rockford: Mr and Mr? Ellsworth Heidenwith and son Lyle, Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith, Mrs Dorothy Rosendahl and daughter Kay Frances, Walter A. Meyer, Mr and Mrs Bert Seely and family and Walter C. Meyer of here. The evening waa spent playing cards which was followed by a lunch. Mr and Mrs Gerald Ollom of Algona were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Milton Espe. Mrs Frieda Siems and Mrs Dora Haack of Fenton, Mrs Ida Kuecker and Mrs Noah Reisner of Lotts Creek visited at the home of Mr and Mrs Herman Voigt Wednesday. Mr and Mrs William G. Johannsen of Perry spent s<?veral days last week at the home of Mr and Mrs L. H. Pertl, with the former's mother, Mrs Margare Johannsen, ' who is making he home with her daughter and hus band, the Pertls. Mr and Mrs Henry Johannsen of Algona were Sunday afternoon visitors. Mr and *Mrs Elmer Ste;er anc daughter Kay returned home from a two weeks visit at the , home of Mr and Mrs Vern Lo in Kalamazoo,. Mich, and the Mi and Mrs Larry Reilly home ir Lansing, Mich 4 , and with Mr an( Mrs William McCullum in Munster. Ind. Mrs McCullum and two children returned 'here wit] them and are visiting at the par ental home of Mr and Mrs Will iam Fandel Sr. Mr and Mrs Peter J. Dahl hauser entertained a number o: relatives at their home Sunday The guests included Mr and Mrs Al Dahlhauser of'Tallulah La.; Joseph DahJhauser of Vicks burg, Miss,; Mr and Mrs John Dahlhauser of Peoria, 111.-; Sister Mary Presentation of Charles City.; Sister Mary Rena of Esp- worth; Marvin Dahlhauser o: Iowa City; Mr and Mrs John Thul of Ames; D/% and Mrs Albert Laubenthal and daughter Linda, John Bisenius and daugh ter Lucille of Emmetsburg; Mr «nd Mrs Anthony Waechter and family of Ottosen; Mr and Mrs Paul Dahlhauser and family, Mr and Mrs Henry Dahlhauser and family, Mr and Mrs Roy Mertz Algona Star 150 At Father and Son Banquet, Titonka, Jan. 23 WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS . Alluring Rhonda Fleming is in the multi-star cast of "While the City Sleeps," playing next Tuesday and Wednesday at the Algona theatre. and family of West Bend; Mr and Mrs Ray Mertz and family) and Mr and Mrs William Dearchs and family of Algona; Mr and Mrs James Dahlhauser and family and Mrs Clara Thul and son William of here. Mrs Louis Braatz and son Robert left for Mapleton, Minn,, Friday where they attended the •wedding of A/1C Alvina Stoffer daughter of Mr and Mrs Merlyn Stoffer, held in the Lutheran "church in Mapleton. Miss Stoffer is in the Air Force in England, and was married to John Lake, a native of England. Robert Braatz was one of the attendants and is a cousin of the bride. They returned home Sunday afternoon. Lakota Man Weds Jan. 26 Lakoia — Mark Weinkauf. son Of Mr and Mrs Leonard Weinkauf. and Barbara Gran, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ed Gran of JjJearville, were united in mar* riage Jan. 26, at the Scarville l«Wtheran church. 'Mark was attended by his cou- Dusne Christ of Lakota. reception was held at the home for the immediate lily which included Mr and IjSfeinkauf and family and grppm's grandparents, Mr Christ. ajrM -jar iff Ifant' 'Mf» Weink*»uf are at Chester, Minn. Mark iU Albert Lea. He ;;;. the 1959 Class ,ota High School- shower honor- wa* h^ld January — Hall. Host- Albin ... . . Mrs Al- Mrs Alfred Chris* tad Mrs Earl §n«J Recent Bride Is Honored With Shower, Lakota Lakota — A miscellaneous shower-was held for Mrs Norman Davis, nee Lucille Mammenga, Saturday night in the Presbyterian chu'rch parlors. Hostesses were the Mesdames Harm Lewerke, Andrew Jansen, Arnold Karels, Louis Lappe, W. D. Ley, Charles Gutknecht, Alvin Rippentrop and Cort Rippentrop. Mrs. Gutknecht directed several contests. Velma Burt played two accordion selections and Paula, Buckels, a piano solo. Luella was assisted by her sister, Helen Arliss Gocke and Marlene Thomsen in opening her gifts. Mr and Mrs Davis were weekend guests of the latter's sister, Mr and Mrs Gene Garrett. Billy Beemer came from Sioux City .Friday to visit until Sunday at his home. When he -arrived his mother had just left for Redwood Falls, Minn, friend, Mrs Ballard. to visit a Mrs Beemer was accompanied 'home Sunday, toy Mrs Ballard and they then drove to Des Moines Monday morning to visit Mrs Beemer's father, Mr Booher. Dr. P. C. Geilenfeldt and Guy Beemer are spending a, winter vacation at Excelsior Springs, Mo, Mr Beemer writes that there was five inches of snow there. Enroute they stopped at Des Moines where Dr. Geilenfeldt attended the Veterinarian convention. * Mrs Gertrude Dorrian of Morristown, Minn., arrived Saturday to visit her sister-in-law, Miss Louise Thaves. Mrs Dorrian will be better remembered as Gertrude Thaves, wife of the late Gus Thaves and lived here for several years. Mr and Mrs Hilmer Hansen lave moved during the past week into their new home just completed on the lot next to the George Paulsens. The Messers and Mesdames C. A. Gutknecht, Burdette Hoep- mer, Wayne Heetland, Jerry ieetland, Ted Wallentine, Ernest Heidecker and the Misses mma and Lena Gutknecht drove o the Plantation near Whittemore to hear Herb" ,Philbr jck peak Tuesday afternoon. Mrs W. E. Ley was hostess to he Acorn Club Thursday afternoon. Mrs John Smith gave the 'Thought for the Pay," Mrs W. D. Ley gave a talk on "Music >f the Negro." A play directed by Mrs A. C. Schissel and en- itled "The Priviledged Woman" was presented by members of he club. Mrs Jennie Gutknecht be hostess to the next meet- ng, Jan, 31. Mrs Wayne Heetland attended a miscellaneous shower honoring Marion Klinkseik at JUedyard E and R, Church, Saturday afternoon. Miss JCHj&sMH Will be married February 3 to Irvin •Rrandt. Mrs Florence Sjhauor of Mason City was a recent guest of her niece, Mrs W. I. A • Approximately 150 fathers and sons gathered at the Methodist Church in Titonka, Wednesday evening, Jan. 23, in honor of the Father-Son Banquet held there. Gaily decorated tables centered with "The Big Top" circus under which were animals, clowns, etc. were a great attraction to the children as well •as the fathers. Multicolored place mats were used at each place setting. The theme "The Great Performance" was as follows: The Ring Master, Russell Dockstader, Invocation, Rev. Max Goldman; Dinner, With Parade of Songs, Little Man to Big Man, Wendal Schutjer; Big Man to Little Man, Supt. W. P. Truesdell; The Circus Foursome, Quartet of Clyde Bilsborough, Douglas Swan, Lowell Bilsborough and Kermit Zwiefel. The Center-Ring Attraction was Rolfe Lund. Athletic-director of Waldorf College and musical acrobatics by Charlie DeVries, of Buffalo Center, who did a pantomime of 4 Yogi Jorgensen records. Woman's Club Meets The Titonka Woman's Club met Thursday, Jan. 24 with Mrs Raemond Krantz as hostess. The topic for the evening was "Time for Indian Americans" the lesson, "The Gift is Rich", by Lillian Honken. "Our Concern, The Indian Americans" by Lois Brandt. Election of officers was held with the following being elected: Lois Brandt, president; Betty Brandt, vice president; Fern Dockstader, secretary; and Lillian Honken, treasurer. To Show Slides Miss Lena DeVries, daughter of Mr and Mrs Fred DeVries, has. sent home some very interesting slides on her Missionary training, and the work being done in New York and these slides will be shown in the Grace Gospel church in Titonka on Thursday evening, Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. The public is cordially invited. On TV Panel Donald Budlong of Titonka was one of the panel of four to be on a T.V. Program Monday evening, Jan. 28th at 9:30 p.m. The topic was "Farm Bureau's Program for Increasing Net Farm Income." Mrs Swen Larson, ol Buffalo Center was the other member representing Kossuth County and Jack Liverca and Herb Peterson represented Winnebago County. W.S.C.S. Circles The W.S.C.S. Circles will •meet in the following homes on Wednesday January 30. Hostesses, Mrs Wm. Welhousen and Mrs E. P. Hansen. Devotions, Mrs Forrest Willis. Lesson, Mrs Hazel Carroll. Rachael Hostesses Mrs Minnie *Oesterreicher and Mrs John Isebrand. Devotions Mrs Louis- Huber. Lesson, Mr: Louis Heifner. Martha Hostesses Mrs Leonard C allies and Mrs Florence Reaser. Devotions, Mrs Clark Miller, Lesson, Mrs Harry Mehlan. Coin Shower Honors Mr and Mrs Fred Jennings were the honored guests at a coin shower held in their honor Friday evening at their home. About 50 guests were in at-i tendance. Mrs Flossie Bartlett made and presented the bride and groom each with a corsage as well as their attendants, Mr and Mrs Harvey Draham. The honoree's table was decorated in blue and white and a short program was given. At the close of the evening lunch was served by the hostesses. Mrs Maggie Boekelman entertained on her birthday Sunday, Jan. 27, by having her children present for the afternoon. Present were Mr and Mrs Ben Beenken and family, Mr and Mrs Heyko Boekelman, and" family, Mr and Mrs Bob Boekelman and family, Mr and Mrs Siemon Sunken and son and Mr and Mrs Joe Boekelman and family. Miss Doris Hipp spent the weekend home from college with her mother, Mrs Reka Hipp. Mr and Mrs Gordon Swan and Carol Ann were Sunday evening guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Willard Charleston and family. Miss Etta Stecker was a Wednesday afternoon visitor of Mrs Mae Klenk who is at the Maple Leaf Rest home at Burt. The Good Hope Lutheran Ladies Aid will meet February 6 at the church parlors at 2 o'clock with the following ladies as hostesses: Mrs Ed Stecker, Mrs Herman Welhousen, Mrs Martin Stecker and Miss Etta Stecker as hostesses. arrived home Thursday ,aftet spending two weeks at Rochester where Mr Ricklef underwent surgery and bone grafting. He is able to be up and- around hfe home. Mr and Mrs Elmer Mechler left for a trip to Cozad, NebfaS* ka, where they will get acquainted with their new grandson, son of Mr and Mrs Wayne Mechler. They will also visit at Hayward, California with Mrs Mechler's relatives. On their way to Nebraska they stopped at Hampton and. Visited their daughter and family, Mr and Mrs Delton Froning. Pvt. Gerald Welhousen, son of Mr and Mrs John Welhouseh, has been transferred from Fort Wadsworth, New York to Fort Polk, Louisiana, where he will be on maneuvers for several months. His new address is Pvt. Gerald A. Welhousen, RA17461344, 999th Sig. Co. (SPT). % King Cole Exercise ,Ft. Polk, Louisiana. Joe Sinnwells Get A Surprise Housewarming St. Joe — Mr and Mrs Joe Sinnwell and family were given a surprise house warming party in their new home on Thursday evening when friends came to spend the evening. The 'evening was spent at playing 500 and socially. Prizes were awarded to Mrs William Devine and Alphonse Berte, high and Mrs Florence Hammer and Therman Pruitt receiving low. A delicious lunch brought by the guests were served. Those attending the gathering were Mr and Mrs Alphonse Berte and son Jimmie, Mr and Mrs William Devine, Mr and Mrs Therman Pruitt, Mr and Mrs Pete Werling, Mrs Florence Hammer, Mr and Mrs Alvin Erpelding and, Mr and Mrs" John Thul. Newlyweds Return Mr and Mrs Veronon Berte, newly-weds, have returned from their trip through the southern states and are getting settled on the farm vacated by Vernon's parents, Mr and Mrs Alphonse Berte and family. Infant Baptised Mary Jane Kollasch, infant daughter of Mr and Mrs Eugene Kollasch, born Jan. 14, St. Ann hospital, Algona, was baptized Sunday in St. Joseph's church by Rev. Leo C. Schumacher. Mrs Jerome Wagner of Eagle Grove and Charles Origer of Whitte? more were sponsors. Guests in the Kollasch home in observance of the baptism were Mr and Mrs Robert Kollasch, Mr and Mrs Charlie Origer and family of Whittemore and Mr and Mrs Jeanne Wagner of Eagle Grove. Color Combinations." A delicious lunch was served by Mary Lu Gales, Kathy Gales and their mothers. After lunch everyone cut out an apron which they will bring finished to the next meeting. Sheryl Weydert received a prize. Golden Wedding At Swea City, R. E. Ridges Swea City *•* Approximately 100 persons were present to help Mr and Mrs R. E. Ridge celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at open house Sunday p.m. at the Methodist church parlors. Mr and Mrs Ridge were married at Manson, Iowa and are the parents of a daughter, Mrs Gomer Davis, Portland, Oregon, the grandparents of two grandchildren and the foster parents of a son. Dr. Johnston of St. Peter, Minn. Dr. and Mrs 'Johnston were present, tout the daughter and family were unable to attend. A short program opened with prayer and scripture by the pastor, the Rev. S. H. Hammer. The Swea Citylmale quartet sang two numbers, Mrs Clarence Gardner gave a reading and Mrs Roy Val- vick gave a humorous reading. Hostesses for the occasion were friends and neighbors, including Mesdames W. B. Shipler; Earl Hansen; Oscar Linde Fern Peterson; Dick Anderson; Arnold Me-; Farland, Glen Mino, George Har-" ner, Wallace Reynolds, Roger Linde and Mrs R. F. Snyder. Mrs Dr. Johnson, St. Peter, presided at the coffee urn. Darwin 'Looft, son of Mj and Mrs Bernard Looft, has entered Waldorf college as a freshman, beginning the second semester. Arlene Richardson will give the message at the Grant Methodist church Sunday morning, Jan. 27. The service is in charge of the Grant Youth Fellowship. On Sunday evening, the Fellowship will meet at the Las Skaar home, beginning at 7:30. Miss Shirley Grant, Swea City grade teacher, is in Holy Family hospital the result of an accident. Miss Grant's leg was broken in two places Saturday evening, while coasting at a school party at Burt Lake. Eli Anderson is home after having spent a period at an EsthervMle hospital. •• Mr and Mrs Martin Dahl visited their ^son Dick at the State University of Iowa, over Sunday, They returned home Monday. Mr and Mrs Frank Smouse visited Sunday at the home of her sister, Mrs Robert Hay, Everly, Iowa. Gertrude Norms Honored, Jon. 22 Titonka Shower Titonka — About 100 friends and relatives attended the miscellaneous shower held in honor of Gertrude Harms, daughter of Ml- and Mrs Carl Harms, at the Ramsey Reformed church, Tuesday evening, Jan. 22. The bride- to-be opened her gifts before a table decorated in blue and white and centered with a blue and white bouquet of flowers. She was assisted by Alvina Harms and Elaine Sonnenberg in unwrapping of the gifts. Lois Harms, Ruth Harms, Joann Smidt and Sharon Harms alst assisted in carrying the gifts to and from the table. Greta Smidt was in charge, of the guest book and Mrs Albert Harms in charge of the program. Hostesses were: Mesdames Walter Tapper, Enko Smidt, Richard Gray, Alvin Meinders, Albert Harms, Herman Harms, Harm Bdekholt, John Uken, Lawrence- Balvance, and John Smidt. Miss Harms will became the bride of Wilbert Meinders -oi Buffalo Center, Feb. 5, at the Ramsey Reformed church, north of Titonka. Mr and Mrs Ronald Sehroeder arrived Monday, Jan. 20 from DeRidder, Louisiana where they have lived since June while Ronald was stationed at Fort Polk, 18 miles from DeRidder. While there they lived part of the time with Mrs Florence McAdams, cousin of ,,Mrs Schroe- der's father, Raymond Winter. Enroute home they spent Sunday With Mr and Mrs Wade Ball at Wheeling, Mo., and at Ames were so unfortunate as to have another car come in at an, intersection and hit them. It was necessary to leave the car for minor repairs. The oldest senator in the 84th Congress is 87 years old Democrat Senator Theodore Francis Green of Rhode Island. ALGDNA© THURSDAY Thru SATURDAY ¥ Ia4io City is Mrs Wm. Hauptly of Woden visited at the home of Mrs Anna Swyter Thursday afternoon. ^Irs Kenneth Swan entertained a few classmates and friends in her home Friday afternoon in honor of Mrs George Price of Missoula, Mont. Those present were Mrs Wm. Rode, Mrs George Anderson, Mrs Everett Sleper and Mrs George Price. Mrs J. K. Hill underwent surgery at the Iowa Methodist hospital in Pes Moines and her youngest children are staying at Adel with MX Hills parents. •The Titonka Federated Club will meet Thursday, January 31, at the home of Mrs Ann Schwerin for a pot luck dinner, Mr and Mrs Raymond Krante left Thursday for McAUen, Te*,, where they will spend some time there and also in other southern states. They expect to fce gone Carol Wagner, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ted Wagner, arrived home Friday from St. Joseph's Sanitorium in Dubuque where she spent the past 3 months as a senior student, nurse. On Wednesday Carol returns to St. Joseph's Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge to continue her training, Robert Plathe, 4 month old son of Mr and Mrs Milford Plathe was taken to St. Joseph's Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge on Monday afternoon for medical aid, Mr and Mrs Alfred Reding, Mrs Mary Reding and Mr and Mrs George Wagner and John were Sunday evening visitors at the home of Mr and Mrs Marcel Reding and family near St. Benedict. Mr and Mrs Alvin Klein and sons attended a hog sale at Ames on Saturday. Ruth Ann Klein spent the day at the George Shanley home in Webster City. A Youngwirth family gathering was held here at the home of Richard Kohlhaas and family with a 6 o'clock Sunday evening dinner. A birthday party was given Unda and Gloria Thilges, daugh- :ers of Mr and Mrs Leo Thttges. n observance of the ninth and eighth birthdays of the girls. The girls' classmates attended the jarty in their home at which ;arnes and C9ntests were held, ach of the girls received lovely gifts and birthday cake and ice cream was enjoyed by all. Linda and Gloria are second and third grade students in St. Joseph's school. Carol Redjng, daughter of Mr and Mrs Frank Reding, Ann McGuire, daughter of Mr and Mrs M. T. McGuire and Elaine Wag ner, daughter of Mr and Mrs Orville Wagner came home on Thursday evening for a mid-semester week end vacation from Mt. Mercy college in CedaV Rapids. No mottor what rtw cot* v h« had to ov«ng» General distort PRINT BY TECHNICOLOR A CO.UMBU P1CIU8& KOSSUTH CO. N.F.O. MEETING Burt V.F.W. Hall 7:30 P.M. Wed., Feb. 6 Election of Co. Officers Will Be Held. Dole Coehran—6th Dist. Organizational Director, Will Speak. Lets Have Every Township Well Represented. This Is Strictly a FARMER Organization, Lets Make It Grow. scon BARBARA JAY C.' HALE' FLIPPEN FUK Hnm.JHicii! mi» sen* r* * FOB rUQ.J Wl-OSM nOWim. PLUS THIS CO-HIT ^SPEAKING: *U|0f^ ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES If you haven't paid a "drop-in" visit ro your electric appliance dealer lately, you may be missing just tha "good buy" you want. This is "White Sale" time — in electric appliances as well as sheets and pillow cases I Algona Municipal Utilities Phone 47 or 63 — Algona, Iowa SUNDAY & MONDAY SUNDAY & MONDAY about a month. RicWei The Riverdale Rustlers Unit 1 4-H club met January. 19 at St. Joseph's School. Barbara Thul and Alice Bormann gave talks on "The right color for you," assisted by Mary Lou Gales and Eileen-Wagner who modeled different colors of material. Judy Zeimet and Dianne Altman showed how to make stuffed monkeys from stockings. Sherlyn Weydert and Lois Erpelding showed, how to make aprons without ties and Lois Willfong and Kay Ann Friders demonstrated ways of making aprons. Lunch was served by Cathy Hubert, Mary Lu Gales and Kay Ann Friders. Riverdale Bustlers Unit Two 4-H club met Jan. 19. Girls who will try out for the County 4-H chorus are Patricia Wagner, JoAnn Reding, Fatsv O'Brien and Alice '•< Bopmarm. Demonstrations were giveh by Judy Zeimet and Dianne . Altman on "Novelty Gifts", Lois Erpelding and Sheryl Lynn ^eydert "Simple Aprons", ayaci Alice Sue Bormaun aod Bar- Attractive America's dreamiest Bachelor Girl hits the high spots! The things she saw end the things she did. ...TCH1TGHJ fp-stjrrlng DAVID JAMES *"°*fgn" £m — ?Ji ARNESS Double Fun and Thrills For All The Family.. 'Wherever he rode ... his pa*t was always ahead of him I , , , W M Wrfh A BCIWtSPMSENTS \\ SUK8JMS TtnuwiiMii AD I EvnNICOUm mm ' ^ P^CM by wms mm mm • mat t* mm iww

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