The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 21, 1957 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 21, 1957
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Four Corners Club r> Th t? ou "' Cwuert Mothers atrd Daughters Club met Thursday March H.with Mr* Lester Walker who was assisted by Mrs Jerome Eisenbarth. Roll call was answered by "Birds I Have watched." Eighteen members were present. There was election of officers with the following results — President, Evelyn Mittag; vice president, Ruth Hai-lah; 2nd vice president, Irene Bjustrom; secretary-treasurer, Opal Simpson; Assistant sec'y-treas., Verna Schultz. .The extension lesson was given by Mary B. Besch and Agnes Stevens. The next meeting will be held April 11 with Grace Bjustrom. Thilges Housewarming Mr and Mi-s Harry Thilges were entertained at a surprise housewarming Sunday evening, Mar. 17. Guests present were Mossers and Mesdames' Roland Haas, Nicholas Weydert, Antone Weydert, Roland Lents: and Jim- rnie, Harley Will, Vernon Plathe, Raymond Harig, Monford Peter* son and Allen Darby. 500 wa.s played with men's high and low going to Nicholas Weydert and Monford Peterson and'ladies' to Mrs Roland Lentz and Caroline Weydert. Lunch was served and the honored couple received a purse of money. Irvington Homemakers Irvington Homemakers club met at the home of Mrs John Schnakenberg Mar. 13 with Corrine Gabrielson assisting. Leola Hanson and Luella Pooch gave the lesson. The surprise number was conducted by Marie Siemers and Dora Weber. Lunch was served after the meeting. The next meeting will be held April 1 at the home of Mrs John Schultz. Engaged To Wed Mr and Mrs Clarence Fraser recently announced the engagement of their daughter, Katherine, to Joseph Deuhs, son of Mr and Mrs F. J. Deuhs of St. Paul, Minn. The couple will be married in August. Miss Fraser is presently employed by Northwestern Bell in Minneapolis and Mr Deuhs is attending St. Thomas College in St. Paul. Scholastic Honors Sandra Shurmvay, daughter of Mr and Mrs G. D. Shuinway of Algona, was honored by the Alpha Lamda Delta sorority at the University of Miami in Florida recently. Her honors camft, as the result of a very high grade average. Only 26 freshmen girls were honored. 62nd Anniversary Mr and Mrs Joe Johnson, Aldcn, parents of Mrs James Walker, Algona, will celebrate their 62nd wedding anniversary at their home this Sunday, Mar, 24. Mr Johnson is 92, his wife 82, and 13 of their 21 children are living, including Mrs Walker and Mrs Ralph Stoll of Renwick in this area. Two Injured, Four Escape In Crash Maurice Reding, 30, of Irvington received a compression fractured of a vertabra and abrasions on an arm and ear when the auto he was driving rolled into a ditch seven miles soufh and two miles east of Algona at 2:45 p.m Tuesday. Arlcne Bormann, 16, Bode, one of six passengers in the car, received a cut on the hand in the mishap. The other five, which included Richard, 1M>, Kathy. 3, Jean and Joan Reding, 5, all children of the injured man, and Ronald Bormann, 15, Bode, escaped injury. Reding was taken to St. Ann hospital and is now receiving treatment for his back injury. The Reding auto was headed east on a gravel road at the time of the mishap. He reportedly hit a patch of slush on the' soft road, went into the ditch and overturned. Patrolman DarreT Drake, who investigated, estimated the car a total loss. POUR OTHER MOTOR MISHAPS — 4 INJURIES Four mishaps, resulting in injuries for four persons, were investigated in this area during the past few days. The injured were Norman R. Carney, 25, and his wife, 19, Rochester, Minn., and Ed Youngwirth, 63, and Margaret Youngwirth, 61, of Whittemore. " Mr Carney received a bruised forehead and his wife a bruised knee and shock when the auto he was driving skidded on Ice, went into a ditch and hit a power pole 4% miles north of Algofia on highway 169 at noon Monday. The mishap occurred % mile north of the fatal crash which took the lives of a Minneapolis mother and son Thursday. The Carneys were treated by a doc? tor and released. Damage to the auto was slight. Mr Ytmngwirth suffered a cul and bruised fight hand and Mr.< Youngwirlh a bruised left shoulder ahd bruised and skinned legs when their car collided with a vehicle driven by Kermit J. Juecker, 29, of West Bend on McGregor street road four miles west of Algona at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. The. foungwrrths were treated at St. Ann hospital for their injuries and Kuecker paid a $10 fine and costs in Justice C. H. Ostwiftkle's court for failing to stop at a stop sign. Deputy Sheriff Don Wood investigated and estimated damage at $500 to the Kuecker auto and $600 to the Youngwirth car. Kuecker was going south, Youngwirth east at the time. Autos driven by Ralph E. Hagg and Paul O. Berninghaus, both of Algona, collided at the comer of east Call and Woodworth streets at 8:08 a.m. Wednesday morning^ Mar. 20. Total damage in the mishap was estimated at $125 by Police Chief Al Boekelman, who investigated. ty of a heart attack m het nolfte Saturday evening. She had fiot been ill. Mary Magdalena A11 m a n, known to her many friends as Lena, was the daughter of Mr and Mrs John B. Altman. She was born Oct. 2. 1897, at Livermore, attended school there aftd graduated from Livermore high school. Lena was very active in a number of organizations, including the Ladies' Guild and the Rosary Society of Sacred Heart church, Saturday Contract club and the Just for Fun club. She ran a small mail order business for a while. Besides being correspondent for the Upper Des Moines, Miss Altman served, in the same capacity for newspapers at ttunv boldt and Fort Dodge. She is survived by a brother, Peter J. Altman, Livermore; two sisters, Margaret (Mrs G. W. Gil>- beil). Cedar Rapids; and Florence Altman, Outwood, Ky.; foulr nieces and a nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters. Pallbearers at the funeral were Frank Reding, Alfred Freilinger, Ray Berte, Alvin Berte, Harold Erpelding and Francis Erpelding. Lena Altaian Rites Tuesday At Livermore Funeral services for Mary Magdalena Altman, 59, life-long resident of Livermore, were held Tuesday at 9 a.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic church there with Rev. P. M. Sturm olficiatingi Burial was in St. Joe cemetery. Hamilton Funeral Home of Algona was in charge of arrangements. Miss Altman, correspondent for the Upper Des Moines for the past 2V6 years, died very sudden- Hosts, LuVeme Champion Girls LuVeme—Mr and Mrs George Studer, Gerald Ramus, Victor Baumgartner and Ed Elberts were hosts to the LuVerne Lionettes, girl basketball team, cheer leaders and managers at a dinner at Vans Cafe, Algona, and a show, Sunday evening. Guests were seventeen girls, their coach, Mr and Mrs Bryce A. Wickett, Mrs William Goetsch and hosts. The girls were presented with corsages. Mrs Peterson Services Today Last rites for Mrs Fred Peterson, 61, long-time resident of A 1 - f-gja. will be held this afternoon (Thursday) at 1:30 p.m. in the Curtis Funeral Home at Swea City, with Rev. »S. Hammer officiating. Graveside rites Will follow at ftastlawn Memorial Gardens here with Rev. Harry Whyte, Methodist miriteter, in charge. Mrs Peterson died early Monday morning at her home in Algeria following a lengthy illness. Stoofcwell, daughter of Mr and Mrs Adelbert Stockwell, was born July 8, 1895, at Ooodell. She was married to Fred Peterson, June 27, 1911 at Elmore, the Petersons moving to Algona after living at Titonka and Ledyard in 1925. She resided in this county for nearly a half-centuiy. She is survived by her husband, a son. Walter Peterson, Algona; two daughters, Maxine (Mrs Frank Smouse), S w e a City; and Ida (Mrs Robert Hay), Everly; three sisters and nine grandchildren. Two daughters, a son, her parents, three brothers and a sister preceded -her in death. Thursday, Marc* *\, 19S? Alfldfra ffa.) tippet ftft MfftftH I Pallbfarers at the funoral will be Evert and Paul Richardson, Paul Parkins, Vivian an.-l Charles Kinnoy snd George Thompson. 4MNMMI Newborn Intent Rites, Titonka fiionka — Graveside rites were held for Diane Lynn Kroon, daughter of Rev. ana Mrs Wm. Kroon, who passed nway shortly after birth at the Buffalo Center hospital. She was born March 11 and died March 14. Rev. Henry Van Dvke of Buf- falo Center was in charge 61 services. Surviving besides the parents is a brother, Dale. 3 Mayor Fines Three men paid fines for traf fice violations in Mayor C. C. Shierk's court Wednesday morning. Wayne Meyer, Burt, paid $5 and costs for careless driving: Donald Moore, Algona, was fined $5 and costs for going through a stop sign; and Charles H Comstock, Belmpnd, paid ?5 and costs on a speeding: count. Elected By Sorority Margaret Kelley, Algona, was recently elected to serve as historian for the Drake University chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon, national professional music fraternity for women. Miss Kelley is a junior in the Drake college of fine art. Sorority Initiation Julia Bourne, daughter of Dr. and Mrs M. G. Bourne of Algona, was recently initiated into the Drake University chapter of Alpha Xi Delta, national social sorority for women. Miss Bourne is a junior in the Drake college of fine arts. Potluck Supper The Algona Bit & Spur club held a potluck supper Monday, Mar. 18 at the Moose Hall. The entertainment was furnished by Kirm Reeves of Emmetsburg who ...showed movies of rodeos. About 80 members attended. Mrs Muckey Hostess Mrs Lloyd Muckey entertained the members of her bridge club Thursday evening. High and low score prizes were won by Mrs Henry Becker and Mrs John Dutton. Bridge Luncheon Mrs Albert Granzow and Mrs Mel Thompson entertained at a bridge-luncheon Thursday. High score prize was won by Mrs John Hayes, low score prize went to Mrs W. J. Fuller. Mrs Hayes and Mrs Chester Schoby were guests Plan Benefit For Band Uniforms To aid in the purchase of replacement uniforms, the Veterans of Foreign Wars post here will sponsor a "Benefit Evening" next Saturday night for the Algona High Band uniform fund, with all door proceeds going to that fund. A "surprise" 6-piece orchestra will play. The VFW committee in charge includes Wilbur Zeigler, commander, Bob Schoby, Bud Zen* der, E. J. Evers, and Ray Sewick TELEPHONE LIST FINDERS — Be prepared for complete new phone listings when the dial switch takes place in Algona. These handy phone number finders will save you time. Upper Moines i>«b. Co, WJ You SAVE With On This Genuine Westinghouse Fully Automatic SPACE-SAVER LAUNDROMAT With the revolving agitator that washes cleaner, rinses better, cleans ifselfl Washes full family size load. Never before at this price I Federation Meeting The Kossuth Ccfunty federation of Women's Clubs will hold its annual spring meeting at thd Plantation Ballr'borft at Whitte- m o r e, Saturday, March 30. Theme of the session will be "A Light for Many Lamps." Registration is at 16 a.m. All non- federated clubs are welcome. Registration fee is $25 and the luncheon ticket is $1. MORE GOOD NEWS IN GRAHAM'S 50th GOLDEN JUBILEE YEAR! IL, m^YOUNC" W» WON4-H-HMKH Try The White Glove Test I You'll Know It Cleans Itself Automatically! 139 95 Exch. * SAVE $120.00 On These Fully Automatic Westinghouse Laundry Twins See The Famous Westinghouse SAND TEST: First Time Ever At This Price! SAVE $140.00 Westinghouse Automatic Washer & Dryer Comb. GIRLS DRESSES NEW ARRIVALS - As Crisp, Fresh and Colorful As a Field of Buttercups 1 98 to Crisp, crackly Cottons! Soft nubby rayon linens 1 Styled the gay way and the extra trim way for party, program and Easter wear. Many are "drip drys", the popular little or no iron fabrics. SIZES 1 to 14. EASTER BONNET Bar! Laden with trim, tricky; and utterly fascinating new bonnets to frame and beautify , a "little girl's" facet Crispy straws, flower bedecked, trailing a swanky ribbon or two. Our girls hat bar is always so popular at Easter — and will be how more than ever I 399.95 Exch. * No harsh sone or lazy outer zone that you get with center post agitator. Pirect air flow drying system is fatter. Full 94b. loads, uses let* water. R'tgT $539.95, * And your present operating washer. "**** 1 ** Most Complete Service Dept. In This Area Phone Day - CY 4-3613 Phone Night - CY 4-4416 Beecher Lane Appliances The Wildest Trader In Town" GOLDEN JUBILEE FASHION SCOOP! 'fi If If DUSTERS SO DRESSY - because they're dark ~* faille *{'• SO SMART - Because they "accent" $ the dress 3 *n x 398 7s in 2 498 1.79 up 8 to 14 Subteen There's nothing smarter on a woman in Spring than a Faille Duster, and these are styled the sam e way — unllned, flowing lines, in the deep Navy shade thai ie an "Easter hallmark." Specially-purchased at Graham's. Look at the complete sise range! «S V I 9 ' Blouse To Make a Girl's Heart Go Flippedy-Flop J I 1.98 and 198 "SISSY" front blouses with lots of frills and furbelows and to very "dress-up", yet wash over and over again. "SHIP N' SHORE" cotton blouses with the smart styling nobody else can duplicate. All here in sices from 3 to 14 at) 9raham's. BOYS' POPLIN JACKETS GRAHAM JUBILEE PUR. CHASE! Just as shown, handsome and long-wearing poplin jackets with sip-up front, slash pockets, neat collar, neat cuffs. Get one for him now «t this Graham price! In slses 3 to 16 years. mm*>1tir PENIM DUNGAREES now here at a price that says to BOYS COTTON in soft cotton, plain white Special Purchase! SPORT SHIRTS A lei of shirt fw a feuckl We bought thorn 'special' •...I-*, af u i \» " 3r "* »°««»!w. Piwn wnjie w» «augnj wtin sptcwr r»vf« uamLKL» t^ftsjsmg, COltrie, because they're San- loonl Si«BB 4 *« IB eleevad chlrtc ha'll HU«. . eouw, because they're San. iotlted, 1.00 sleeved shirt* he'll Jlk«.

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