The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1957 · Page 4
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Ha.) Uppw tot Mtotot TKurtdoy, P«b. 21, 1957 , AROUND ALGONA' ' Mrs Bern Poltpt wait ho*J«s her sewing club on Tuesday afternoon. Mr* J. P. BmiHi will b* ho*t- «s to the Big Si* Birthday club at a pot-luck luncheon Saturday afternoon. Dr. C. D. SchAaji ha* returned from the post graduate course • at Iowa City which he had beeti " attending in recent weeks. Mrs Virgil Smith spent the I weekend in Des Moines with her < son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Paul Owens and family. " ..The Birthday Staff of the Rebekah Lodge had a pot-luck ". supper on Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs Glen Graham . The Happy Birthday Club will * meet Friday afternoon at the 1 home of Mrs Herbert Mont . gomery. * Mr and Mi* t>. O. Clopion want » to Alden, Sunday, where they ' were dinner guests of Mr Clop- v , ton's niece and husband, Mr and .' Mrs Duane Fiscus. * The Eighth Grader's Dance .. Club is having its first party at " the Algona Country Club on « Friday evening. Parents will « chaperone. " Mr and Mrs Charles Minken * were hosts to their couple card * club on Saturday evening. Mr ". and Mrs Frank Mbultbn received * the high score prizes. * Mrs Frank Moullon was host* ess to her sewing club on Tues* day afternoon. Mrs Robert Hor* ton and Mrs Ed Gilmore were I guests. ; ' , ;•'. and Mr and Mrs Harold Schu;: maker, the later couple from <"* Whlttemore, spent Sunday and ;' Monday at Sumner -and West « Union'; where they visited rela- * .tives.'. • ' ? -'•..".. , . * r - "' f\ . The many friends of Antoinette I Bonnstetter will be happy, to * know that she is back at her job » P« "ehnol nursn after an absence ' of several weeks due to illnes. * Mr and'Mrs Harold Hobson * Mr* Bob Sigsbee went to Fort I Dodge Tuesday to bring her * motfier, .Mrs' Adolpft Bruellmftp .; to her,home at West ,Bend. Mrs f Bruellman was a -patient for ten * days at Mercy Hospital. Mr<? * Sigsbee is remaining at. West * Bend (gr ^ few .days.' t>r*»i>yr«inn Guild will meet Monday evening at the home of Mrs D. G. Clopton. Mrs M. ti Brower will give the program and Hattie Wilson, the devotions. D. G. Clapton. A. J. Rickleft and Bob Wood spent Tuesday in Minneapolis Mr Ricklefs and Mr Wood conducted business and Mr Clopton underwent a checkup at University Hospitals. —o-^- fiob Sthobr arrived home the first of the week from Veteran's Hospital in Des Moin.ee. He has been coming home for occasional weekends ahd is now sufficiently improved to remain for a longer time. BALLROOM WHTTTEMpRE. IOWA Friday, Feb. 22 ANN'S Accordion Band BRAEEY , Marcti 1 FRANK BUHR Sunday, March 3 HENRY CHARLES No Dances During Lent Except Sunday, March 17 St. Patrick's Day DON HOY No Advance Booth Reservations -D Opt n at 8»iSO '.••j..-^.- -.&••«;•<. ?*?„'- i~. t ,n Mr and Mrt W. A. Hall spent the weekend in Des Moines where they were guests of Mr and Mrs Henry Tyler. They attended the Home Show and :>. performance of, "Hatful of Rain" at the KRNT theater. Mrs Truman Simpson, Mrs L. A. Bbleneus, Mrs C. H. Simpson and Mrs Bob Simpson, the latter of Britt, went to Mason City on Tuesday. Mrs Truman Simpson attended a beauticians meeting at the Park Hotel. Mr and Mrt R. A. Cowan, Mr and Mrs Oliver Johnson, Mr and Mrs Harold Lampright, Mr and Mrs Art Ashton, Mr and Mrs Chan Dailey and Mr and Mrs Harold Vofgt spent Saturday and Sunday at Ames where they attended » the . American Legion bowling tournament. Presbyterian Women's Organization meets, this afternoon, (Thursday). Mrs M. H. Brower is* in charge of the Upper Room Services. A dessert luncheon will be' 'served and devotions given by Mip Richard Burt. The program will be presented by Mrs Stewart' Albright. Mrs Homer Clark-is in charge of the music. Mrt 'Cliff Johnson and Maxine Karen and Beverly, Mrs Art Wiese, Mrs Johanna Hanson and Naomi Strayer were among the Algona people at Humboldt Tuesday afternoon Attending funeral services for Clifton Wickey. Mr Wickey, a former Algonan, was employed at the Universal Manufacturing Co. •A Mardi Gras ball for teenagers will be held Saturday evening .at the Algona Country Club. Adult committee members are- Mr and Mrs Bob Williams. Mr and Mrs George Powers and MajrUm ., LaBarre. Serving " jenAre'-JimfCoNvan, Larry Marilyn .pressman, Sandra Bay; Marianha Steele, Edith Christe,nson, Judy Cowan and Van Allen. The Eight Specs card club met for dinner Wednesday evening at Van's Cafe. The low score winners for .the round, Mrs John Dutton,,Mrs Harold Hobson, Mrs Milton Dahl and Mrs Esther Helberg were hostesses to the high score winners, Mrs W. J. Sigs- tyee, Mrs Elizabeth Post, Mrs Mabel Lee and Mrs Lester John- sOn, following dinner they went to the home of Mrs Dahl for cards, ' Mr and Mrs A. E. Briggs spent the weekend at MJankato and Minneapolis. They visited Mr Briggs' son-in-law and daughter, Mr Wd Mrs Robert Johnson and attended a performance of Cine- rama. Graveside Rites Fpr Weber Baby Graveside rites for six day old Julia K. Weber, daughter of Mr and Mrs Frank Weber of Cor- wit,h, were held Friday at 9 a.m at CWwith. Fr. OToole officiated and McCullough's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. The little girl was born Fri-' day, $"eb. 8, at St. Ann hospital prematurely, and weighed only two pounds, 12 ounces. She died Thursday morning. Besides the parents, three sisters survive. Circle Meetings Held At Burt By WSCS Women Burt — Methodist Circles met Wednesday this week as follows: LOIS—Hostesses. Stella Geesman and Minerva Curtis; devotions by Beth Miller and program by Lefie McMullen.' LEAH -— hostesses, Marie Parsons and Helen Vogel; devotions by Jessie Chafee and program by Pearl Nolan. Ruby Richards gave a special number. LYDI A—hostess, Lydia Manus; devotions by Elva Simpson and program by Ruby Hinckley. This circle honored their Golden Age members. Mr and Mrs K. 3. Smith with Mr and Mrs F. L. Pratt and Mrs H. O. Buell were Tuesday evening dinner guests of Mrs Marie Murtagh in Algona. Sunday visitors at the Frank Tellier home were Mr and Mrs Wilfred Macheak, Sue and Leigh of Forrest City and Lester An- dreascn of LeMars. Mrs Margaret Laning of Rolf with her sister Mrs Peterson and son Mervin of Ontario, Canada were Sunday guests last werk at the home of Mr and Mrs Frank Tellier. Mrs Laning is Mr Telli- er'e, mother. Sunday dinner guests of Mrs H. O. Buell at the Johnson House in Algona «were Mr and Mrs Robert L. Jensen and three sons of Graettinger and Mr and Mrs K. J. Smith. Mr and Mrs Jack Gifford of LuVerne were dinher guests on Sunday at the home of the latter's parents, Mr and Mrs R. L. Moore. Mr and Mrs Art Leason and Mr and Mrs Don Gross spent the weekend with Mrs Molly Leason and other relatives in the M#n- neapolis community. The U & I Club annual banquet will be held in the V.F.W. hall Thursday, March 7. Serving will start at 6;30 p.rrt. Please make reservations with Elsie or Neoma Junkermeier by Feb. 27. Mr and Mrs Roy Vanderhoff and children took the latter's parents, Mr and Mrs Frank Kruger, to Faribault, Saturday, where the Krugers will visit a week before going to their home in Pequot Lakes, Minn. The Birthday Circle will meet Thursday, Feb. 21 with the president Mrs Wrn. F. Batt. Emma Manus will have devotions and Jessie Rash the program. A basket lunch will be served. The Burt Woman's Club met with Genevieye Graham Monday evening. Lettie Vogel was assisting hostess. Mrs Mitchell gave a book review. Dr. and Mrs B. K. Bahnson are spending a few weeks in Florida, having left last week". They are at Dado, Florida. ' , .The U & I Circle held the February meeting with, Mrs Ervjp Ulses with 19 women attending. A farewell was given Marion Youngwirth and she was presented with a gift. She is moving to the Wesley community. Three new members have been added: Vera Bradley, Valeria Lynch and Ruth Patterson. Mrs Johannason Vaske was a guest. Mr and Mrs Robert L. Jensen and son Robbie, Greg and Mark of Graettinger spent Sunday with the K. J. Smiths. Mr Jensen has Accepted a position with Honeywell in Minneapolis. Mr and Mrs Wayne Keith spent Sunday with the son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Jack McMullen and family in Havelock. Honoring Joe H. Zanke on his 86th birthday anniversary the following were guests at a party at the Robert Harvey home Saturday: Kenneth Pattersons of Swea City, Mr and Mrs George Patterson, Di\ and Mrs Hamstreet, Lois Trunkhill, Carrie Larson, Beulah Bullock, Lydia Schwietert and Mr and Mrs Zanke. Mr and Mrs Jay D. Graham went to Mason City Saturday where Mrs Graham will spend several days with the Kenneth Grahams and other relatives. J. D. Grahams returned home Sunday. Mr and Mrs Frank Tellier attended a card party at the Ralph Lindhorst home in Algona Thursday evening. Mrs Lillian Sheldon who has spent several weeks with the Chipmans in Milwaukee has returned to her home here. HIM iimu HIM HIM Ml if If flSflf HIM MtMttlMS •UlfllUK Illlf HIM* III lilt i . Ill ft k li HflK* City Engineer, 34, Hired By Council An Ottumwa man, Chester Schuitz, 34, was appointed city engineer of Algona by the council Monday night, Feb. 11. He will servje as engineer be* ginning March JO, and will be paid $550 per month. • Schuitz is originally from Arkley. Following graduation from high school there, he attended Iowa State college, later graduating with his degree in 1947. He was employed in Des Moines until 1950, then moved to Ottumwa. For several years he has been a partner in the firm of Schuitz and Siebold, an engineering firm at Ottumwa. The new engineer is married and,, the father of a little daughter. He wiji move his family here in the near future, Plum Creek Elite The Plum Creek Elite 4-H club met Feb. 9 in the home of Sara and Linda Clark. Mary Keith and Aliirey Cfardner talked on good groomin|. Agaes Sigsbee and ' Mary • Keith gave; ' talks- ; ' ; A deiinonstratioH i^as given fe' (Stark fad, Parjsaret Keith. " , mothers were Mrs Long, Mrs Steven, Mr* CJwrdmer and Mrs Jvys 4 Purebred* Lloyd Gerfaer of Algona recently bought four purebred Aberdeen-Angus cows and a re r i To Sell Seed Corn Albert Mitchell of Fenton and Peie Werling of St. Joe have been appointed as United-Hafie fc^d com dealer? fqr ths area, They will service their respective areas, for the United - Hagie company. Farewell Party, Henry Meinders Titonka — Mr and Mrs Henry Meinders, farmers living north ol Titonka, were pleasantly surprised at a farewell party held in their honor. Mr and Mrs Meinders will move this week to their new home in Buffalo Center and their son Wilbert and wife will farm the home place. 'J'tie couple was presented with a hassock and shadow box With glass mirror for a remembrance oy their neighbors and iriends. The evening was spent socially after which lunch was served by the Quests. Those present were Mr and Mrs Raymond Kruse and Gayland. Mr ana Mrs Jim Meindefs and Kathy, Mr and Mrs Lawrende Balvance and family, Mr and Mrs .Herman Jansen, Mr and Mrs Harm Risius and Caroline, Miami Mrs Walter Tapper and family, Mr and Mrs Don Tapper and Paul, Mr and Mrs Elmer Gray and family, Mrs Helen Kardoes and Tuni, and Mr and Mrs Menno Everding and daughters, Margaret, Katheryn and Clara. Mr and Mrs Joe Tapper, Mi and Mrs Fred V'ubben and Wm Penning contributed to the gifl but could not be present. Portland Twp. By Mrs. Victor fitch Mayor Court Fines Three men paid fines in Mayor C. C. Shierk's court this week. Donald Bettger, Ralston, Nebr., and ,Joseph Gross, Omaha, each paid $(5 and costs for speeding, and Lloyd Kozel, Fort Dodge, was fined $25 and costs for rackless driving. Mrs Ralph Dugan and family of Estherville spent Sunday afternoon at the Tom Trenary home. Mr and Mrs Harold Becker were also afternoon callers. Mr and Mrs Bernard Phelps went to. Fort Dodge Monday on business and were dinner guests at the Lest Hacker home ai Fort Dodge, a sister of Mrs Phelps and visited Mrs Phelps' mother. Mrs Minnie Sperring, who is also spending some time at the Hacker home. Mr and Mrs Ed Ites of Bancroft visited at the Jesse Harms home Sunday afternoon. Mrs Cora Stow Of Burt spent Tuesday at the Bernard and Charles Phelps hortie. Mr and Mis Albert Harms and family of Titonka were Sunday evening guests at the Jesse Harms home. . Mr and Mrs Victor Fitch attended a supper at the Johnson house at Algona, put on by the Full 0' Pep Feeds Co. Mr Levant Moore and girls ind Rollo Moore were Wednes- lay evening supper guests at the Bernard and Charles ' Phelps iome. "A rnan's character is made by what he stands for, But his reputation is gained by what he falls for. Retired Rail Man Dies, Titonka Titonka — Funeral services for Eric Peterson were held Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 1:30 at the Methodist church in Titonka with Rev. Max Goldman officiating. Swan Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Burial was in Buffalo Township .Cemetery with Louis Itubef, Jerry Sdhutjet, Ertfest Peterson, Tom Young, Maurice Bil*bw«ugh and John Rode acting as pallbearers. Eric Peterson was born Sept. 13, 1876 at Cedar Falls. He was united in marriage to Miss Lyaa Vickerrnan on February 16, 1911, at Little Rock. To this union was born dree children. Air Peterson's lifelong work was with the Rock Island Railroad. He and the family moved to Titonka in 1925 where they lived until his death. He retired from railroad work in 1947. After an extended illness Mr Peterson died at his home on-Sunday, Feb. 17 at the age of 80 years, d months, and 4 days. He is survived by his Wife, one daughter, Mrs George Boekelman (Lorraine) of Titonka, one son Woodrow Peterson of Ackley, three sisters, Mrs Hatle Clothier 6f Waterloo, Mrs Jessie SteVens Of Estherville, Mrs Minnie Bashfofd of Waterloo and one brother William Peterson oi Los Angeles. Fenton News Mr and Mrs Wilfred Stoeber were Sunday afternoon and supper guests in the Arthur Anderson home at Swea City. Mr and Mrs Merle Voigt and girls were Sunday evening visitors in the Delond Bolte home Mr and Mrs R. F. Laabs Observed their 47th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 16 Visitors in their home were Mr and Mrs Arnold Laabs and Diane, Mr and Mrs Wilfred Laabs and family, Mr and Mrs Clifford Haase of Algona, Mr and Mrs Walter Widdel, Mr and Mrs Fred Mortensen and family and Darryl Householder. Mr and Mrs William Hantelman and family, Mr and Mrs Martin Hantelman, Mr and Mrs Merle Voigt and girls and Mr and Mrs Louis Wehrpsann, Herman and Harlan were last Wednesday evening dinner guests in the Gerhard Hantelman home. Mr and Mft Hartley Atts! and family of Armstrong were Sunj day supper and evening guests tfl the Donald Steinberger home Thursday, Feb. 21 — Blakjer WMF; Independence M i x « r s; "Helen Circle of the WSCS. SO New Motor Vehicles Sold New car and truck sales continued to gain momentum with 50 new vehicles registered in the county treasurer's office during e past two weeks. Owners and make of vehicle: GMG—Robinsoh Prod. & Feed, Ford — H. C. Larsen, Swea •City; Aubrey Watehouse, Ledyard; Charles Klamp, Algona; C. J. Bishop, Algona; D. W. Newlin, Swea City; Louis or Feme Preul, Algona; James Laubenthal, Bancroft; Matt Kirsch. Bode; Gerald Bormann, Whitlc- jiiore. Mercury — Evelyn Ferstl. AlA gona; Harry or Dolores Cutler, Algona; Eldon Heidecker. Ledyard; J. H. Welp, Bancroft; Arthur Benschoter, Algona; and Mary A. Lynch, Algonn. Chevrolet—George Rahe, Bancroft; Roger Chafee, Butt; A. J. Zeller, Bode; Ted Hilbert, Lu- Verne; Clarence Martin, Lone Rock- Jens Madsen, Armstrong; E E. Hanna, Lone Rock; Geotge Volentine, truck, Butt; C. u Fitch, Algona; Dave or Leta Weber, Bancroft; Christ Dorman, Algona; F. W. Bacon, Burt; Albert Deitenng, Baneroil; Arthur Runksrneier, Ledyard; Kenneth Fischer, Bancroft; and Melbourne Hagedorn, Elmorc. Old* — R. &. Weber. Bancroft; Ludwig or Clara Heinen, West Bend; M. W. Kollascli, Whittemore; J. T. McUuire, Algona; J. C. Love, Algona; ami Howard or Hazel Piatt, Algona. Nash — Jeny Lcanaugh, Al* ^Cadillac — J- J. Collins, West Bend. _ Plymouth — Palmer Cflssem, Elmore; and L. L. Ludwig, Corwith. . , t Buick — Albert Johnson, Lakota; and Wayne Keith, Bun. Poniiac •— Irvin L. or Ruth McCarthy, Algona; A. J. Goche, Bancroft. „ Dodge — A. M. Ranney, Fenton; and W. C. Smith, Algona. International — W. A. Hall. Al« gona; and Kossuth Co. Imp. Co, pickup, Lone Rock. Burt Man Pledged Sixty-eight Simpson College men pledged to the college's four fraternities this week. Among those pledging was Richard Rasmusscn. Burt, Alpha Tau Beautiful New Suitings In many textures—slubbed, new weaves for • that Spring suit or coat; stylish colors to match our printed rayons and nylons. 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