The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 1, 1954 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 1, 1954
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Talk Plans To Get Industry At a meeting held here/May 25, attended "by Mayor Linda Clap, saddle, members of the city council, and directors of the Chamber ot Commerce, Algona was made one of a group of about ll(How,a cities who have complete digests of their facilities on record with the Iowa Industrial Development Commission. The digest , was given to John Hamilton^ a staff member of the commission, by Robert LaB'arfei Chairman of the 1 CofC'industrial committee, and contained data relative to matters of interest to light industry.- Hamilton spoke at the meeting, outlining ways and means IT'S HERE! WESTERN AUTO'S • * / Annual June SEAT '-Carnival": SPECIAL LOW PRICES Now For All Models! ALL $IZES - ALL COLORS - ALL PATTERNS WESTERN AUTO State and C T A D C Thorington > B W'1% E Harry Ireland Owner Memorial Day Services Held At Whittemore WhliiemOre — The American Legion of Whittemore observed Memorial Day, Monda#. All stores were closed. The marching order took place at the Legion hall with the Legionaires and the batid followed by the school children to the public school grounds Where the program was held. The program was opened with the National anthem by v the band; Rev William Veil gave the invocation. Karen Loebgch gave the Gettysburg Address; James McDonnell', "W'll Not Forget;" Sally Rusch, "In Flanders Field." Vernon- Anderson, supl. of the Mallard school, gave,the address. , ' Robert Gengl6r. read the honor roll. '"• ' The procession then went to St Paul's cemetery southeast of town where graveside ceremonies took place. Taps were played by Sally Rusch and the echo by Ralph Sebers. To Build Bleachers ; In_i,meeting held by the Whit :efnore Community Club recenV y; it ; was decided to build three ections of bleachers to bemused t band concerts, softball games jnd any place where more seat* ng capacity will be needed, as hey can "be easily moved pn a pickup. Mr and Mrs Walter. Struecker and family and Mr and Mrs E. Strueeker of here, Mrs Emma Kitchenmaster of Steen, Minn, were Sunday dinner guests with Mr and Mrs Henry Lauck. The women ar,e' Bisters of Mr Lauck. Mr and Mrs Frank Pickarski returned home from Fergus Falls, Minn, where they visited with relatives the past two weeks. They were accompanied to Minn, by Mrs Ida Frink, sister of Mrs Pickarski. Mr and Mrs Harold Heinrich and daughter Arlene visited at the home of Heinrich's parents Mr and Mrs Fred Goebel at Fairmont, Minn. ' ' Mr and Mrs Elmer Ostwalc left early Friday morning ,foi Seward, Neb., to bring home Richard Meyer, son of Mr Walter Meyer. Richard is a student a' Concordia Teachers College a Seward. Mrs Milton Espe entertained a group of youngsters-at her homi Wednesday afternoon in hpno of her son Craig 6n his 5th birth i The Whittemore Blfcck ' Cats softball team will play its first »ame Thursday night at the pitbw ic school diamond with Fentbn. iVhittemore being one of the top teams last year snould be able io do as well this year as there will 3e practically the same line up. Tha softfaall league consists oi Whittemore, Fenton, Cylinder, Wallingford, Algona and Emmetsburg. Estherville and Buffalo Center may be added to' the league. Ruth Bell, Mary Ann Hanover and Joan Bierstedt left for Okoboji, Tuesday, where they will be employed at the Walther League Gamp this summer. Erwin Sierns, Hugo Meyej, Lorenz Gade and Waiter Vaudt returned home from their fishing trip Saturday in northern Minn. All report nshing in Minnesota is at its best now and all had good luck. Mr and Mrs Herman Vaudt were at Mason City Friday where Mr Vaudt went for a check-up at the Mercy hospital following his illness several weeks ago which was thought to be carbon monoxide poisoning.' Among those'Who attended the funeral of Mrs Lawrence Reilly at Litchfield. Minn, were, Mr and Mrs William Fandel Sr., Mr and Mrs William Fandel Jr.,-Mr and Mrs Francis Fandel, Mr and Mrs vernon Bprmanri, Mr and Mrs' Victor Youngwirth, Mrs James juuer and sbn Pat of here, Mr nd Mrs Ronald Cbrley, Mr and virs Floyd Conlon of, Emmets- Durg. • > Mr and Mrs Otto Ruhnke and Mrs Adelia Meyer were Wednesday evening visitors with Mrs Mathilda Meyer.' Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith spent' from Saturday until Tuesday at the home of their son- n-law and daughter Mr and Mrs. ,ldyd Walker in Albert Lea. : Mr and Mrs Theodore Keenq and son Peter and daughter L,eona Potter, Mr and Mrs Cas- Der Keente, Mr and Mrs Joseph <eene and family and Mr and Mrs Raymond Keene and family were Sunday dinner guests-with Mr and Mrs Burdette Jbhannsen at Spencer. Mr and Mrs, Norman Schultz and daughter Debra, Mrs Ruth Schultz and daughter Janice, and ton Charles, Mr and Mrs Herman Behnke and family, \Mr and Mrs Alvin Meyer and son Gary, Mr and Mrs William Meyer Sr. spent Tuesday evening at the home of Mr and Mrs Leonard Meyer at Rodman on the second birthday of Dale Meyer. Mr and Mrs Herbert Potratz and sons attended the grade exercises of St. John's 'of Fenton, Imrnanuel of Lotts Creek, .and St. Paul's of Whittemore held at the Fenton high school Friday evefiing. Gets Commission In Navy, June 4 Burf Wills 11-4 From Bancroft Two victories were chnlked up by the Burt Merchants in baseball games over the weekend. Last Friday night, in a postponed game in the Faribault county league, Burt clowned Winnebago, 8 to 1, with Geilenfeldt allowing the visitors only six hits. Howard Batt led Burt at the Tuesday, Jurte t, 1954 Algona (la.) Upper Oes Melnei-3 plate with three hifs. Sunday nifiht Burt downed Bancroft, 11 to 4, on the- Burl diamond. Bancroft (4) AB H PO J. Rnhe. rf 5 0 0 Ferguson, If 4 1 1 Hnttcn, 'Cf .—4 0 1 McNertncy, ss 3 0 1 D. Wolf, 2b --5 1 2 jj. Donahue, Ib 5 1 6 G. Rahe, 3b 4 4 3 J. Long, c -- 3 2 9 Lonsing, p 3 0 1 Gangsted, p 1 0 0 37 5 24 Burt (11) AB H PO Sodcrbtirg. 2b — 3 0 0 Ihnen, 3b - — 1—4 3 3 Harold Batt, Ib -2 0 8 Howie Batt, cf 4 1 0 Geilenfeldt, rf 4 2 2 Keith, If 2 1 0 Behrends, ss 4 0 0 Bristow, p -- 5 2 1 Holding, c 4 2 13 32 11 27 Next Sunday evening Delavan plays at Burt in a league game. U-D-M Classifieds Pay Dividend! ANNAPOIS, Md. — Scheduled to graduate \ June 4th from the U.S. Naval Academy here is Midshipman Mell A. Peterson, Jr., pictured above, son of Gapt. and Mrs Mell A. Peterson of 421 N. Thorington st.,' Algona, la. Upon graduation, Midn. Peterson will receive a Bachelor oi Science degree and be commissioned Ensign, USN. He entered the Naval Academy on a Senatorial appointment, after graduating from Granby High School, Norfolk, Va., in 1950. During his First Class (senior year) at the Naval Academy he attained the rank of Midshipman Chief Petty. Officer serving as Company Chief » Petty Officer during the winter. He is a grandsdn of Mr and Mrs C.. B. Murtagh of Algona. : Centennial Meeting A meeting of the steering com •nittee of the Kossuth Centennia as been called for 7:30 p.m. Wed nesday at the Druggist Mutua Building in the director's room nd all members are urged to at end by Eugene H. Hutchins gen ral chairman. 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