The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 8, 1954 · Page 15
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Tuesday, June 8,1954 jWotnesi Tuesday, June 8,1954 N Menke*Lensing Wedding Vows Spoken On May 29 Bancrdft —•• St. John's Catholic Church was the scene of a pretty wedding .Saturday morning, May .29, wheri Marilyn 'Menke, da'ugh* ter of Mr and Mrs Richard Menke, became the bride .of Thomas Lensihg, son-of Mr arid Mrs Al Lensing. • , ." \ Retf J. H. Schutter preformed, the wedding ceremony. Mass servers were Rich. Lensihg, brother of the bridegroom, Dennis and Allen Menke, coilsins of the bride, and James GoChe, a friend. The bride's dress was floor length white satin with silk lace balero full skirt of silk net, handkerchief style. '. • Maid of .honor, wai? Maxind Menke. Ames, cousin of the bride. Jfean Ellen Lensing, sisten of the bridegroom, and Alice Menke, sister of' the. bride, were brides- tnalds. •... Vernon tensing, -brother of the bridegroom, was groom's man and Thomas . Deiterjng, c\6se of friend of the couple arid Richard Dudding, -Cousin of the bride, Were the other attendents. Richard Menke gave his daughter away. After the ceremony, a wedding breakfast was served to the bridal party at the home of the bride's aunt and ,ilncle, Mr and Mrs Roy McGuirev Dinner was served at 12:30 to 100 relatives and close friends, followed by a reception at the home of the bride's parents, Mr and Mrs Richard Menke, from two until,four in the afternoon. They entertained their relatives and friends at a dance in the Legion. Ballroom in the evening. . .;'<. — Helen Renger and Mary Griese Hurt had charge of the gifts. Alice Walsh had charge of the es^ book.' Mrs John Mfinke cut the cake and Mrs Cletus Demand Mrs Laurence Bergman pmlf- ed. The Couple 'are botB, graduates of St. John's high school. The bride has been employed by the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company in Algona for the past two years. The bridegroom spent two years in the Air Corps and for two years has been employed in Kennedy Bros, store. After a two week's honeymoon they will be_ at home in Ames, where the bride will work for the telephone company and the groom will attend college. Tidbits There may-be those who think squirrels are : CUTE,. but if they do they haven't met up with the trouble I have. I wouldn't give ten cents for the animal, unless I 1 tf A LW AY S F 1 R SI Q U A L I T Y ! rATHER'SDAY is JUNE 26th COOL! NYLON LEND MESH SPORT SHIRTS VERSATILE! ON 0-1 RON 98 2 • COMFORTABLE * LONG SLEEVE 0 SPREAD COLLAR Sizes S. M. L. XL. Select several of these for a cooler, casual summer! SHORT SLEEVE Beautiful bright and pastel colors from which to choose! S. M. L. XL. 1 98 FATHER'S DAY FEATURE SHEEN GABARDINE SLACKS FOR DAD! Penny's all wool worsted gabardine slacks for dress or sports wear. Fine wool gabardine drapes hand* »omely, springs back into shape and feels good! 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FOR DRESS & CASUAL SELECT A Kossuth Centennial STRING TIE Large selection hand* painted string ties, with "1854-1954 KOSSUTH Cf NTENNIAl A109NA, IOWA" On eejch ti* Handy s!ip*en style: Red * Black«White * Grey * Brewn 4, llwt' Marpon Ten * Nevy Wuft * Yellow Evelyn he was dressed and ready for the oven. They have taken a great liking to a certain property of mine and instead of making homes in the trees nearby, they have invaded the house, romping up and down between the walls and having a fine time. An S.O.S. to Frank Tellier, State game warden and the squirrels are doomed. I am happy to report two killed and more tcC follow. Squirrels are all right in their place, but they sure take privileges.;. They don't seem to know their place is in the woods. '..*..• *' I hope the Memorial services at Riverside cemetery were well attended. Last year, for the first timeiin many moons I was at the Athletic Park'and the attendance was pitifully small. We are creatures of habit and after the established custom of many years being held at the cemetery to be held elsewhere didn't seem like Memorial day. * * * I doubt if many persons could give a definition of a canthook. I didn't know what is was till Mr^ Augusta Beitz explained it is a hook used by loggers to keep the logs afloat and in place. Her son Joe works in the timber area in Minnesota and awhile ago he fell on the handle of one he was using. At first, his injuries did not seem serious, but later deve- lopements : pointed to internal trouble. When. I talked with Mrs Beitz she said it was possible she wouldl be called to his bedside. * * * Holidays are upsetting. They take me off my regular schedule and I get in a tizzy meeting a "dead line.". Then occasionally a party comes along which I simply must attend.and that's bad for my schedule but good for my morale, especially when the party has been planned and postponed so many times because of weather and this and that. And now comes the really BIG upset. I am going to Des Moines June 5 and will attend tKe convention for the Iowa handicapped June 6 at the Lzaak Walton League club. I'll report in detail after I get home. I am wondering what kind of a ; deal it is, but from all Indl* [cations, it sounds like quite"*tf "whing-ding." I don't expect to get home till Monday afternoon— late at that probably, for I expect to DO the town. * * » I think the south side of Algona did not get as much of the storm as did the north side. Thursday night. Mrs Ed Wolcott and the Wernert sisters report large trees blown down, the Wernert house escaped by inches being under the tree. Mrs Wolcott said she and Ed were with south side friends and didn't think there was much wind. I wasn't alarmed either, went to bed and sept soundly. • • • I don't know what distresses a hostess the more, guests who fail to come on the day expected, or those who come a day ahead of time. Velma Hagg had experience with the first variety and I have had experience with the second. We haven't gone into detail on this, but in either case, it spells a nervous breakdown almost. • • » Larry Kearney heard his patents Mr and Mrs Ernest Kearney talking about getting some tomato plants from the greenhouse and was given permission to go with them. Now'you can't fool Larry on colors, for as they drove away, having made the purchaseSf Larry remarked, "That wasn't a greenhouse—that was a WHITE house," which of course it true, if you've seen the building you'll know he is right. » » » Mrs {Catherine Simon holds the record for the fastest woman suitcase packer in "these here parts." Her niece and nephew visited her and went on to visit relatives at Graettinger. Upon returning here they told her "Get ready and go with us. We're leaving in 15 minutes." And believe it or not, she threw a few things into the case, grabbed up her purse and was ready. Just one stop at the b.ank and away they went and wound up in Chicago with her son-in-law and daughter Mr and Mrs C. J. "Winandy, Spending several days there and with other relatives nearby. Her granddaughter, Joan Winandy, has jeen attending a medical School at Winona, Minn., and after graduation and completion of internship, plans to enter general practice. • • • Here are excerpts from a letter dated May 24 I received from Mrs William J. Combs, 4262 Felton street, San Diego, Calif. The family will be well remembered am sure—"we have found a house to suit our needs in a district called "North Park". We like it fine—I was watching the local newsreel on T.V. and it was naming the ships that came in today! The "Hopewell" had returned from seven months in Korea and soldiers greeting their wives were shown. Bill Guderian greets his wife Charlene."—it did not dawn on me till Bill turned around and waved the camera men away and laughed. He looks real goodr—sure seemed good to see someone from home. Weather' is great—in the 70s most of the time. Have a bud on my gardenia in the front lawn.' (Thank you Mrs Combs for your interesting letter.) * *' « ''\ With 100 years.ago so much in everybody's mind; how would you like to pause and go back only to 1907 for a few items? Mr and Mrs Frank Besterilehner are home again after a trip to Chicago, DeKalb and other points in Illinois. Alice Mann left Tuesday for Spring Brook, ND., to visit her sister Bertha who is living on her homestead there. Mrs Gertrude Bartlett went over to Okoboji Friday to spend Sunday with her uncle Col. Charles Clarke and family. Thursday night while Ed Goetsch was returning from the blowout at Titonka he met with an experience that made his hair stand on end. While near the Historic Occasion For Parish of St. Cecelia's Registered Jeweler - American Gem Society ALGONA,IOWA All Purpose, Trailer SPRAYER 6C26 — 150 Gal. Tank SC20 — 200 Gal Tank Ppray Jn»ect chemicals, weed chemicals and moat liquid fertilizers more efficiently for all crop protection With this Twin-Draulic Deluxe Trailer Sprayer. Mounted •prayers also available according to your needs. Come fet today and see the many features offered on this •prayer which gives you ALL CROP prelection, BRADLEY BROS. THE NEW STEEPLE for St. Cecelia's Catholic church, weighing Dver a Ion, was lifted to its future resting place, in a construction feat that took place recently. This photo sequence by Nels Isaacson of Brown's Studio shows ;he work in progress. A huge crane from Waterloo came here especially for the work. In the top photo the steeple, all ready for bolting iown when it reaches the top is leaving the ground. In the center photo the steeple is nearing the peak of its hoist, and in the bottom picture the steeple is in place, and Dick Cowan is doing the work of bolting down the steeple in the concrete foundation slabs. Major work on the church has been completed, but there .is >till considerable finishing necessary, and the pews have yet to be nstalled. river east of Burt, some parties came out of the bushes and asked him to give them some money. He told them he had spent it all at Titonka. Then they insisted that he should show them his pocketbook. At this request he whipped up his horses and got out of their reach. Miss Ruth Palmer has re- turned from her visit with num* erous friends in Des Moines. LEDGERS. LEDGER SHEETS, columnar books and pads, general bookkeeping supplies. Many forms carried in stock, and quick service on those we may not nave. Upper Des Moines, in the NEW newspaper building, Algona, la.

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