The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 14, 1957 · Page 48
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 14, 1957
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(ta.) Upper De> Molnet thursttay, February 14, 1957 ' ' '" ' ' ' "'" ' '*" ' ' ' Wesleyan To Wed Feb. At Hiimboldf Wesley — Kenneth Hildman, Second son of Mr and Mrs Tony Hildman of Bradgate, is to be ttiarried on Saturday, Feb. 23 in the Catholic church in Humboldt. His sister, Mrs Lois Trumble of Clear Lake, and his brother.Den- nis of Mason City, will be the young couple's attendants. Kenneth is employed by the Telephone Company in Algona where the young couple will live. Visiis From Chicago Betty Ricke who is employed in Chicago, 111., spent Saturday until Wednesday in her parental LeRoy Ricke home. Birthday Honors Mrs Eunice Nelson observed a birthday Saturday, Feb.' 9. Her daughter Mrs Robert Munson and children of Bradgate spent the afternoon with her and brought a decorated 'cake. A group of neighbor women came in for a social afternoon. Mr and Mrs Tom Nelson and family of Qlear Lake were Sunday guests of Mrs Nelson. 85th Birthday John O'Niell observed his 85th birthday Saturday, Feb. 9th. He lives with a daughter, Mrs Joe Weig and family and has not been well the past year. He has another daughter, Mrs Maurice Roach of Masori City. Mrs O'Neill came here from Illinois in 1917. His wife .the* former Mary Ann Flaherty, died in 1944. visit of several weeks with her sister, Mrs Percy Carlsson and husband. N Mr and Mrs Bill Laubenthal and daughters, Cynthia and Carlo Jo of Algona were Sunday guests at the parental Carl Johnson home. Mr and Mrs Orville Smith arrived home Saturday from a vacation, spent in Tucson, Ariz.. where they visited her parents, Mr and Mrs Peter Render. En- route home they visited their daughter, Mrs Jim Kuckenreu- ther and family in Marshalltown, and in Des Moines they visited another daughter, Joyce who came home' with them for the weekend. Around Algona Dr. and Mrs M. G. Bourne and son, Bill spent the weekend in Minneapolis. —o— Mr i and Mrs Victor Fisher and three children of Fairmont spent the weekend here at the parental Ted Fishers. Mrs Tom Vipond entertained eleven little girls on Tuesday afternoon in honor of the eighth birthday of her daughter, Susan. The Sutz Us 500 Club met ,at the Wm. Hrubes home Tuesday evening, Feb. 5. Mr and Mrs Harold Weber won the high score prize and Mr and Mrs Ed Hymes. won low score prize. ,Mr and Mrs Al Lickteig will entertain the club members on Thursday evening, Feb. 21. Mr and Mrs J. P. Studer and family were Sunday guests of - Mrs Studer's sister, Mrs Edwin .Gade and family at Whittemore, in honor of Mrs Gade's birthday. Mrs Bud Hauptman, Judy Kay and Steven of Bancroft were guests in the Gayle Studer home Thursday of last week. The women are Haverly sisters. Mrs Larry Youngwirth entertained her bridge club Saturday afternoon. Mrs Martin Hamilton .was a guest. Mr and Mrs J. T. Meurer report the birth of their first grandchild, a daughter born to Mr and Mrs Don Vogel'of Lohrville. The little Miss was born Thursday Feb. 7 in Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, weighing in at 7pounds 1% ounces. She has been named Janelle Rose and her mother is the former Cheryll Meurer. Mr and Mrs Martin Hamilton and Nancy spent the weekend at the home of Mrs Hamilton's sister, Mrs Ed Thissen and family. Mrs Ida Funnemark of Zumbrota, Minn., formerly of Wesley, came Thursday evening by bus to spend 10 days with her son Lester Blain and family and with friends. Mr and Mrs L. T. Root spent Thursday and Friday in Des Moines attending a Hardware convention. Mr and Mrs J. P. Hauptman spent Thursday evening of last week at the home of their daughter, Mrs Virgil Kunkle and family near Bancroft.. Mrs Jens Anderson left last week for St. Joseph, Mo. to visit a sister, who is seriously ill. Mr and Mrs Leo Goetz and daughters spent the weekend in Sheldon with their daughter and sister, Mrs Dennis Vitzthum and family. They also visited another daughter, Mrs Thomas McGreevey and family at Spencer. Mr and Mrs Joe Krieps attended a double golden wedding anniversary Tuesday, Feb. 5, for Mr and Mrs Lou Sitzman and Mr and Mrs John Richlancl at Neptune Catholic church. Rev. Gerald Wingert, son of Mi- and Mrs Lawrence Wingert, officiated at the Mass for the honored couples. Mr and Mrs Leon Gardner and family were Sunday dinner guests in the Fran Teeter home at Burt. On Monday the Gardner's son Kichard broke out with measles. Mrs Oscar Anderson left Wednesday of last week for her home in California following a Mr and Mrs John Dreesman and son, Robert spent Saturday in Des Moines where Mr Drees-i man conducted business. —o— Bel Canto music club met for a dessert-luncheon on Wednes- r day afternoon at the home of Mrs John Hayes. The program, a clever take-off on the "$64,000 Question" TV show, was in charge of Mrs M. H. Brower and Mrs Robert McCullough. Mi and Mrs Harold, Hobson were dinner guests Saturday eve ning of Mr Hobson's brother and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs Orrie Hobson at Fort Dodge. Mrs W. J. Sigsbee was host ess to the Eight Specs Card Club on Wednesday evening. Prizes were received by Mrs Harolc Hobson, Mrs Mabel Lee and Mrs Milton Dahl. Soroptomists enjoyed a dinner party Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs Duane Lighter. Mrs D. G. Clopton was co-hostesa Games furnished the evening's entertainment. —0^— Dean Buscher, son of Mr and Mrs John Buscher, underwent an emergency appendectomy Monday evening at St. Ann hospital. The boy is in the third grade at school. He is coming along nicely. Members of the seventh and eighth grade classes at the high school are having a party Friday evening- at the Annex. An old- fashioned box social will furnish the refreshments and some of the entertainment. Mr and Mrs L. W. Gillespie have as their guests this week, Mr_ and Mrs Ralph Raney of, Chicago. The visitors arrived Saturday. On Tuesday both' couples went to Burt to spend the day with Mr Raney's brother-in- law and sister, Mr and Mrs Robert Moore. Mr and Mrs Bob Sigsbee have made several trips to'Fort Dodge this week to be with Mrs Sigsbee's mother, Mrs Adolph Bruellman of West Bend, a patient at Mercy Hospital. Mrs Bruellman was seriously ill when she enter ed the hospital last Friday but is now much improved.: —o— Alpha Psi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs Corwin Peer Programs were presented by Mrs J. F. Milder, Mrs Pat Bradley and Mrs Peer. ^The next meeting wil be held Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the home of Mrs Phil Diamond. Girl Stout troop S. led by Mrs Stanley Muckey and Mrs Maynard Miller entertained at a party Monday afternoon at the Legion Hall. Guests were members of the troop led by Mrs Dici Post and Mrs Fred Lupke. Mi- Jim Geelan spoke. Committee were as follows: Invitation, Mary Ann Sigsbee, Patty Schulz; Host ess, Judy Murtger, Kendra See ley; Lunch, Ba'rbara Kuchen reuther, Betsy Weber, Jody Chally, Patty Riley, Colleen Lawson; Entertainment, Patty Price, Ann Segar and Clean-Up, tfancy Muckey, Gretchen Deim, Dianna Rentz and Eilleen Lawson. The Men's Club o'f the Presby- erian Church is having Ladies Wight, Tuesday, Feb. 19. A 6:30 Sinner will be served. Mrs I. Wortman, Lakota will speak on her European travels. Reserva-> tions are to be made with the club president, Al Agena. Mr afld Mrs Charles McVay had as their Weekend guests, Mf and Mrs Wayne '• Christian a)ld little daughter of Des MOiries, "' ,, Mr and M*s Merle Pralf attd three sons of ..Clear Lake spent the weekend here with Mrs Pratt's mother and husband, Mr and Mrs Milton Dahl. ; Kendra, daughter of Mr and Mrs Kenneth Seeley, was eleven years old on Wednesday. Her mother gave a birthday party for her at the Seeley home. —o— •• Kenneth Hargreaves of Omahfi sptent,frpm Friday until Monday here visiting his parents, Mr and Mrs Harry Hargreaves and his sister and family, the Richard Cooks. Mrs Earl Sprague's 8th grade home room pupils are planning a party for Saturday evening at the Moose Lodge hall. Chaperones will include Mr and Mrs Kyle Keith, Mr and Mrs Lloyd Gerber, Mr and Mrs Harlan Sigsbee, and Mr and Mrs Oliver Johnson. The youngsters lit Mrs Gold! Ericksc-n's' fifth, grade class * a Bryant are entertaining their parents this everiiftg, (Thursday at a pot'luck sfipper. A top secret program of entertainmen is being planned fey the pupils Mrs R'obert Riley and Mrs John Schute, room mothers, assisted in the arrangements. Will Shockelford Rites Saturday - Last rites for WMnie S. Shackelford, were held here last Saturday at McCullough's Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Kenneth Fogelman of the New Testament church of Fort Dodge officiating. Burial ' was in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. ' Pallbearers were Abel Behrends, Tony Didriksen, Dave Leffert, Hugh Raney, Charles Lawson and Charles Paxson. For the past 50 years Mr Shackelford had worked in and around ,Algona as a harness maker and carpenter. He was bdwt Sept. fft, 1881, a Roscoe, Mo., a son oi.ftev. and Mrs Frank Shackelfbrd. In 19(38 netjame to Kossuth couttty Oct. 15, 1913, he .m$: United in marriage: to Anna Kollaseh at Milan, Mo., and .they moved to Algona in 1914. To this union were born three children, Gayle Mrs A. E. 1 Browning of Shfermaa Oaks, Gal., Floyd W. of Daven pbrt, and Richard W. of Call PorHia, Pa. Mr Shackelford was a member of the Masonic Lodge. In the early years he attended the Baptist church and in later years the Pentecostal church. Surviving are his wife, Anna, iwo sons, and three daughters (Mrs Jensen and Mrs Peterson, daughters of a previous m\v •iage), and one sister, Mrs Bertie topenhaver, Osceola, Mo. The children, Gayle and Richard, were unable to attend the ervices because of distance, but visited their father last December. Mammoth Cave in Kentucky as a uniform temperature of about 55 degrees. To Show Safety Film, Titonka PTA , flfertfes — Me P,T.A::wm hold its Monthly meeting at the Ti- tpnka high sfihboi ,gym Monday, Feb. 18. at 8 o'clock.* Special music will be presented by the 4th and 5th grades mnder the direction of Mrs Qovern. ^ A half hour film on Safety will be presented, with, discussion of the film afterwards. Dr. John Lesiak will also speak in behalf of the Heart Fund. Lunch committee will be Mr and Mrs George Alke and Mf and Mrs Herbert Rakow as :hairmen with Mr and Mrs Harley Brandt, Mr and Mrs Lawrence Govern, Mr and Mrs Oscar Hammond, Mr and Mrs Sylvan Hanna, Mr and Mrs Burton Hanson, Mr and Mrs Albert Loeschen, Mr and Mrs Gordon Swan and Miss Betty Taylpr, assist- ng. . .. • '*<•'. Lexington, Mass., scene of the irst battle of the Revolution, was' originally known as Cambridge Farms. , **STAR** Roller Rink will be FOR BUSINESS OPEN SATURDAY Feb. 16th We want to thank the Algona Fire Department, Algona Police Department, Doctors and Ambulance Service and the businessmen for their splendid cooperation in helping us during our recent disaster at the Star Roller Rink. We also wish to thank Wegner Construction Co. for doing such a fine job in repairing the rink to its former fine condition. Materials and services furnished by the following Algona firms: Kelley Lumber Co., Miller Lumber Co., JJotsford Lumber Co., Ready-Mix Concrete and Lumber Co., Pratt Electric Construction Co., Heecher Lane Appliances, Algona Block and Tile Co., Algona Floor Service, the Cowan Building Supply Co. and Bell Telephone Co. Gome Out and Take a Look for Yourself PUBLIC: SKATING SATURDAY, SUNDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHTS — 7:30 to 10:30. ADMISSION 50c SUNDAY MATINEE 2:00 to 4:30. Children, 12 and under, 25c. PHONE 82-IJ FOR PARTIES. WE ARE "' NOW TAKING DATES! \\ Freshman - Sophomore Glass Play Out of The Frying Pan II By FRANCIS SWAN Wednesday, February 20 ALCONA HIGH SCHOOL AUIMTOUIUM— 8 P.M. Admission: Adults-SOc Students - 35c RESERVED SEAT TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19 & 20 AT H. S. TICKET OFFICE * D 4 I SPRING CLEANING i "177" SUITS We're making a "Clean-Sweep" of suits that must go to make room for our new Spring Styles ... Some of these suits are "dogs" — others are excellent suits ... We're dog-gone tired of dusting them off every day. An excellent opportunity for those of you who need a second suit. Rush in and look them over! Sizes: 35 - 48 in Regulars • 37 - 44 in Shorts & Longs All Suits Are From Our Stock Of Famous Brands FREE ALTERATIONS k •^••iM ^MM ••§• BI^^^^^^K. ' » "Where Quality Is Inexpensive"

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