The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 18, 1957 · Page 23
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 18, 1957
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(la.) Upper Des Molnei Thursday, April tfi, 1957 W. J. Sigsbee, 66, Services On Wednesday Last rites for W. J. Sigsbeo lifelong' resident of Kossut county, were held Wedncsda' afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Al gona Methodist church. Rev Harry Whyte officiated, and burial was in Eastlawn Memoria Garden. Pallbearers were Lloyd Muckey, Walter Klamp, John Larson, J. P. Smith, Henry Becker and Charles Sorensen McCullpughs were in charge of arrangements. Mr Sigsbee died Monday afternoon at the Antone Elsbecker farm near Bancroft, where he Jlad gone to complete some work for the Cowan Roto Rooter service. While he had retired some 18 months ago in the plumbing and heating business, with which he had been associated most of his adult life, he had been taking care of service calls for the local firm. Mr Sigsbee ,who was 66, had enjoyed good health all his life, •but a medical checkup several weeks ago revealed high blood pressure. On a later visit the blood pressure was again near normal, but he evidently suffered a heart attack while at the Elsbecker place. He, was found in the company truck. Surviving are his widow, Rose, two sons and one daughter, Harlan and Robert of Algona, and Mrs W. E. Beardsley (Ruth Ann) of Lincoln, Neb. and nine grandchildren. W. J. Sigsbee was born June 22, 1890, at Burt, a son of Mr and Mrs Alexander Sigsbee. He attended school at Burt and Algona, and as a young man started his own plumbing business here. He later operated a hardware store at Woodward for a time, and was connected with defense plant work during World War II in Utah, returning to Algona in 1944. A year and a half ago the plumbing business here was taken over by his son, Har- Ian. • . :« Mr Sigsbee and Rose Wegerter of Algona were niarried Jan. 1, 1916, and the widow and her family have the condolances of the community ' in their sudden bereavement. 16 Tons Potatoes Pile Up In Crash LuVerne Man's Services Held On Tuesday LuVerne — Funeral services for Chester Stoddard, 71, were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in the LuVerne Methodist church with the Rev. Worth ie K. Usher officiating. Burial took place in the LuVerne Cemetery with the Blake Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Attendants were Albert Schneider, George Studer, Dean Bowman, Earl Johns, Harold Zentner and Dr. Norman Hesse. Mr Stoddard passed away ibout 7 p.m. Saturday, April 13, n his home from a heart attack. He suffered a heart condition for ome time. Surviving are his wife Math ilda, three daughters, Gertrude, Mrs Albert Hefti, Delia, Mrs Lawrence Miller and Alice, Mrs John Stampka and one son Mf and Mr* John Hdnw w ™= , visited over the weekend by the latter'a father, William Becky 61 I Dickens. ' . Ed Stall who rnakec his home withjMr and Mrs John Briggs is hbspltalized at St. Ann following a heart attack. Naiwy Hufehison came Saturday from Tucson, Ariz., and will I remain till after Easter with her parents, Mr and'Mrs Don Hutchison. Mr and Mrs Earl. Millet plan to spend Easter Sunday at Lake City, Minn., with their son and daughter-in-lHw, Mr and Mrs Paul Miller. Mr and Mrs L. E. Linnan and children, Brian, and Bernadine, i| spent the weekend ' iri Des Moines and attended the Jackson day dinner. -, Mrs Nellie Van Allen went to Fort Dodge Sunday, April 7, to attend a state meeting of State officers ajid State Deputies of the C. D. of'A.- organization. Mr^and Mrs Andrew Hansen were visited $aturday by the latter's sister, Mrs Alvin S. Karr, of going to Muscatlne to spend the &V/14ig liV/ ±TiW£)\.a V-»"»-» *U »£SW*jiu VIIM Easter weekend with their",son- Hi-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs" Ml-At* TV 04414 UC*MQ *!.!>%** f *«*«. U**M *...».•,» Richard G. Halpin. Mrs Halpin is the former Betty Scanlan. Sen Harwell, former; Creseo ovn xzariaviir. IW-SHICI.; WACBUW fatmer now living at Dows, Is in a hospital at Hampton following a heart attack suffered Monday, a iiv^ni i> avbaw-n. OLAA J-v-i V»M ^.TAV/KV^U^ j Apr. 8. Me is a little improved according to latest reports. He is brother-in-law of Mrs George Johnson and Mrs Ben Potter. His Wife is the former Hattie Clark. Word has been received by relatives here that Mrs Charles Raney of Llvermore, former _i_._» ^ * i« _. .**_i. -i __(_i_.ii.^ JLLaiiCJ UJ. J-ll VCJ. 111UJ. C) J.W1 lllti. i tO*~ dent of the Hobarton-vicinity has due *o a pair of trucking incidents. Both in- First truck on the scene was the one shown upside down in the photo above It was drivpn Kirk Depew of Springdale, Ark. and rolled into a - 3 "- 1 - -* "-- -----^ p . i" . d V° ve> «_ w . as ariven and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and two brothers. One brother, William Stoddard, LuVerne, survives. ,r"">"" *"**° fa & -- -- — _"**" »V*"M MMV \«VW"Ali I" -Lilt: 11 UUIV I UliCQ . - P ol S which carries high voltage lines. The fifth wheel, remained attached and ij -- *— i — ' • •- - ' ™ Fire Threat At Welps — The Fire Dept. was two feet the houses in the Welp poultry farm on the north edge of town. The fire was started along the road side. — — ---— in the day loaded with 15 tons also made the first leg of its joi it out, according to driver Maurice ig to seen eating them of potatoes from Northwestern but the Lakota jinx held and reportedly made later. Ireton. Sunday they had Cathy Oxenford of Gowrie as dinner guest. Mr and Mrs Milton Dahl have gone to Brownsville, Tex., for a few weeks vacation. Mrs Esther Helbert is taking care of the.Kos- suth radio business during their absence. Mr and Mrs Clifford Haase were dinner guests Sunday of Mir and Mrs Fred Mortenson at Fenton. The Mortensons' son Brian was confirmed that day in the Lutheran church. Dan and Steve, sons of Mr and Mrs James Merryman spent from Friday till Sunday at Fostoria with,their grandparents, Mr and\ Mrs W. W. Terry. The lads made the trip via bus. James Merryman and Floyd Holt were in Des Moines at a Consistory meeting taking instructions. Mr artd Mrs Clark Miller of Titonka were also there, the former at the meeting. 1 Dr. and Mrs F. C. Scanlan are suffered a broken hip in a fall. Added to this she has had a lung Congestion which has made it impossible to set the break. Mrs Raney Is hospitalized in Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge. Latest reports are that she is improved somewhat. • Word has been received of the death at Eldora of Mrs Lou Richardson Bootee whose husband was a doctor. Service,! were held Friday. Older Algonans Will remember her family, Mr 'and Mrs Matt Richardson, whose home was on the • site of. the high school annex. A sister Vallie lives in Texas and another sister Beth is Mrs Joe Anderson. Mrs Bootee was in the eighties. Trudy Bess Is Titonka Queen Tiionka — Trudy Bess, daughter of Mr and Mrs Daryl Bess of Wesley, was named by members of the Titonka high school band as band queen for the band festival -at Mason City June 11. Miss Bess is a junior and has been a faithful participant in the following i activities: ,' Concert 'band, twirler in marching band, i clarinet trio, . mixed chorus, girls' glee club, Junior class sextette, and v girls' basketball student council, participated in the Declamatory contest and test and a no. 2 at the district. She won 3rd place in the dis- tfidt free thrbw contest and is a forward on the team. 'She is a member of the Titonka Methodist church, member of the church choir, vice'president of the church league' and also ilayed a part in the Junior class play. She is 5 ft, 4 Inches tall, has light brown hair and blue eye's. St. Ann Auxiliary To Have Display ; At least four delegafes from St. Ann Hospital Auxiliary, will at- terid the loWaiHospital Ass'n convention in Des Moines,. April 26. They are Mrs Wm. Hamstreet of Burt, Mrs Al Agena,' Mrs Don Hemhiingsett, .and' Mrs James Milder, - -,.>. . The local auxiliary has been asked to provide a consultant and an exhibit table to give information ; on scholarships to other auxiliaries and Mrs Hamstreet will be in charge of the exhibit. • *> Swea City Bldg. Fund Goal Met Swea City ~ Swea City's drive ,to underwrite a fund of $20,000 with which to furnish capital for construction of a clinic building for a physiclari and'dentist reached its goal last week.' ..Shares were sold at $25 each, and a total of $15,225 had been subscribed which is more than enough for the amount necessary in order that articles of incorporation may 4be filed. Special promotional plans arc being worked up to raise the few thousand needed for the complete quota. A white elephant \ sale has been set for April 27 at the city park, with Harold Fischer as auctioneer. The committee in charge includes T. A. Gabby, Morris Johnson and Harvey-Hubbard. Put Out Grass Fire Algona firemen extinguished a grass fire east of the Milwaukee depot Friday afternoon: The (£11 was turned in about 3:15 p.m. Several large fuel storage tanks were nearby but not threatened by the blaze. r 16 North Dodge Phone CY 4-3538 free! received a 1 rating* in local con- WARDS 19S7 CAMERA BOOK Get your copy NOW Don't watch the b.rdia , , , watch Ward,, for the flnert In photo equipment at lower-than-ever price,, in our new Camera Bookl Write or S top In for your free cop* • 104 1 pages of camerai, meters, projectors film darkroom equipment. Like having a cimjleta camera store right in yoor home. eom P le " * Uh n | dredl u° f " ew It8ms ' '"eluding Photography ,e», selected to aid • New, lower prices-lowest in five years. Special prices on many famous brand items! 1479 OE EXPOSURE METER $26.50 VALUE, JUST Three light ranges cover all Indoor and outdoor scenes. Run by a phofo-electri, cell. Standard American ASA film speed* Buy on Easy Term,/ Everyfh/ng Guaran/eedf •MAH TO MONTGOMERY WARD, CHICAGO 7 ILL DEPARTMENT R-PP 4 D fcoT send m * Ward$ Free 1957 Camer <» D I enclose $14.79 plus 8c postage. Send m. GE Exposure Meter and Wards Free Camera Book. * NAME- ADDRESS- (Pltai* PRINT) QTY. - STATE Amand Dangelser and Sarah Clark spent Sunday evening at the home of Nick and Sybil Dangelser. Mr and Mrs J. P. Smith were at Paullina Sunday to attend the confirmation of their granddaughter Judy. Mr and Mrs Earl Shepphard spent Sunday at Garner with Mrs- Shepphard's brother-in-law and Sls _ter, Dr. and Mrs R. J. R yan . Mrs Lenore Hillz was visiled last week several days by her sister, Mrs Rudloph Rahe of Bancroft. Mr and Mrs Claude While have received word of the death of the former's brother-in-law Karl Wild of Saco, Mont. Mr White will attend the funeral services at Linden, the former home. Mrs Edna Harr and Mr and Mrs J. P. Smith will have as Easter guests Mr and Mrs Raymond Harr and family of Madrid. Raymond is a'son of Mrs Harr and his wife is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Smith. Mr and Mrs Walter Lickter have received word of the birth of a son April 15 to their son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Jack Lichter in El Paso, Texas A.,, 1 , 8 the first grandchild for the Walter Lickters. . Mrs W. C. McDougall took her lister, Mrs Jay Kent to Mason -uy luesday where she will visit her brother and sister-in- law, Mr and Mrs Jay Tubbesin" and will leave from Mason City f or her home at Columbus, Miss Mr and Mrs Earl Miller spent Saturday and Sunday at Boone with Mr Miller's brother and sis- V;i;-in-law, Mr and Mrs W. A Miller, and his brothers-in-law and sisters, Mr and Mrs John Mc- Cambndge and Mr and Mrs W A. Curll. Mr and Mrs Clarence Metzger recently received word from their two sons in the Navy and .stationed at Moffutt Field, Calif Robert flew to Alaska several weeks ago and Clarence Jr. flew to Hawaii last week. Both have seen many interesting sights and enjoy flying. Supt. and Mrs O. B. Laing and Mrs M. L. Bruch will be visited by Mrs Ed Laing and little daughter Karen of San Diego, Calif They will be here for Easter and will make the trip via plane. Lt. Laing was unable to get a leave at this time. Mrs Bruch is moth er of Mrs Laing. Mr and Mrs Orval Joseph and family are going to Fort Dodge to visit Mrs Joseph's brother-in law and sister, Mr and Mrs Ber Smith. Other guests will be Mrs Jeanette Cox and children of Des Moines. Mrs Cox and Mrs Joseph were former classmates when attending high school at Eagle Grove. Mr and Mrs Melvin Bay had as weekend guests, Mr and Mrs C. f. Kuehl, Mr and Mrs Herman Karloff and Mrs Don Fulton and Nancy of Mallard, and Sunday they were joined by Mr and Mrs Fred Bitt of Boone. The dinner Sunday was in honor of the daughter Kathy who was confirmed that morning in the First Lutheran church. Dr. and Mrs Joseph Booney are parents of a son born last week Thursday at Omaha, Neb. ie weighed five pounds and has Jeen named Patrick Dennis. There are two other children in he family, sons, Timothy and Michael. The paternal grandparents are Mr and Mrs Virgil Rooney of Cedar Bluffs, Neb., md the maternal grandparents ire Mr and Mrs Paul Wagner of Odebolt. i at the CHRISCHILLES STORE Time Is Running Out—Easter Is Almost Here The late Easter gives you plenty of time to choose (and wear) your new Spring costume. Styles are so becoming to all figures that the selection of a new Coat, Suit, Dress is really no problem. But j the RUSH will soon be here and THAT'S A REAL PROBLEM. So why don't you come in NOW, TODAY, and buy your Spring wardrobe. MAKE THIS YOUR EASTER WARDROBE HEADQUARTERS THAT NEW EASTER BONNET IS HERE A hat is an Easter necessity. Even tho you wear your old coat or suit, you just simply HAVE to buy a new hat. And we have dozens of them ready for you. AH types, all colors and all prices. Do it today. 3.95 8.95 12.95 This is A SUIT SPRING and Glenhaven Suits are the hit of the season. All sizes-All colors 22,95 25,00 49,95 THIS IS ' ONE OF THE MANY "GREATS" AT THIS STORE he CHRISCHILLES STOR

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