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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 27, 1954
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2-Alfiarfa (i«.) Upp«»fc« Tuwdoy, July 27, !9S4 — . Si/ver Wwiftngs For Two Couples Of Lakota Area Lakola—Mr and Mrs Virgil A. Barretfrhdld'ati-Open Mouse July llth in observance of their 25Uf wedding anniversary. The brothers and sisters of both with their families were dinner guests. Mrs Barrett is the former Maude Raney of Livermore and a former Jeacher.i Mr Barrett is band instructor In'ibe lotal school and had previously taught in Ledyard and Grant Consolidated Schools. They are the parents of five children, Virgil Jr., of Sioux City; Lavaun In ; nurses training in- Des Moines, Lurene, Charold and Clair. | ' ,. • + .-. Mr and Mrs HeVman fiosma observed their 25th wedding an- niverary with Open House at their farm home. Mrs Bosma is • the former Eleanor Huber of Titonka. Herman is the son of Mr and Mrs Albert Bosma Sr. Auxiliary Installs The Legion Auxiliaiy met at the City Hall Tuesday evening with Pearl Smith and Baroora Beemer as hostesses. ' Installation of olficers was held with Rena Ukena as installing officer. Marion Enneberg, president elect was unable to be there because of illness, Edith Schroeder, vice president, 'Arlene Kerker, second vice, Lebna Heetland. secretary, Pearl Smith, assistant secretary, Barbara Beemer, treasurer, Vera ; Becker, sergeant-at- arms, Ruth Becker, chaplain and Pauline' Patterson, historian were installed. The August Meeting will be at the home of Rena Ukena. - ; ; ( ~; Honored At Shower Darlene £nnen was honoree at a miscellaneous shower at 8 o'clock July 9 in the, Presbyterian church parlors. MrSi C. C. Gerzema gave the Welcome, Mrs C. Buckels gave a humorous reading, Gerald Heetland, accompanied by his mother sang "The Words Are In'My Heart". Tn'e entertainment was concluded'with songs by the group of, guests. Darlene was assisted in opening her gifts by her sister Margaret and Juanita Lester. Tuesday evening Mrs Charles Gutknecht and Mrs Jerry Ukenk entertained the choir members and Sunday School Class for Darlene at the Ukena home. Darlena ? became the bride of Raymond Brandt, July 25. Many girls and boys of Lakola ana vicinity 'are "busy de- tasseling corn since Monday. Earl Ogren is driving his bus to transport the girls. O. J. Rippentrop, Joe Rippentrop, Luella Mammenga and the Cort Rippentrop, Alvin Rippentrop, George Ennen and Ronald Heetland lamilies, Mr and Mrs J. E. Telkamp and Juanita Lester enjoyed a picnic Sunday at Twin Lakes with Rev and Mrs O. H. Tuerking who are spending July and August at their cottage. Rev and 1 Mrs T. J. -Loats and children visited briefly at the Andrew Jansen and Hugh Lewis homes. The Loats family are now located at Mesquite, Nevada. The Arnold Christ family of Lone Rock Girl Breaks Arm While Playing Lone j Rock—Susan Blanchard, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs Don Blanchard. had the misfortune of breaking her right arm while pldying Wednesday noon, Mr and Mrs Gerald Gochenour and David spent Thursday evening at the H. A. Blanchard home. Mr and Mrs Donald Meyer and Becky of Algona spent Wednesday evening at the Gene Blanchard home. Mr and Mrs Gene Blanchard and Susan spent Thursday evening at the John Millward home at Garner. Claude Whitehill of Algona called Sunday on his sister, Mrs Maude Blanchard. A. LV Cotton left Thursday to attend the state Republican convention in Des Moines. , Kev and Mrs C. E. Nordine and children visited Patti Person at the hospital in Spirit Lake Thurs^ v ; Mr and Mrs Charles Morris and Ruth Krueger spent from Tuesday afternoon till Wednesday evening at the Jack Johnson riome at Gowrie, Mrs Donald Radig entertained at the Friendly birthday club Tuesday afternoon. Wednesday evening Mr and Mrs Radig entertained the Neighborhood card club. 500 was played with Wilfred Radig and Mrs Ralph Bierstedt winning high, Mr and Mrs Dick Wetzel travel and low. An all day meeting of the Lone Rock Lively Rockets was held July 14 at Maxine Meyer's Loli Meyer and Sharon Gardner gave talks. Phyllis O'Donnell gave a talk on selecting vegetables for freezing. Patricia O'Donnell gave a demonstrating on freezing vegetables'. Maxine Meyer gave a demonstration on making Jam. Achievement day will be August 3. Mrs Elaine Gladstone and Bobby of St. Louis, Mo. arrived Thursday to visit the A. A. Krueger, E. A. Lee, and Ronald Christenson homes. Mrs Naomi Marlow and Mr and Mrs Jess. Marlow of Bancroft viewed the picture gallery at Ft. Dodge Sunday. Leon Marlow, son of Mr and Mrs Eldin Marlow, entered the Luffieramrospital in Ft. Dodge Monday evening, with a light casa of polio. There have been no signs of paralysis. Mr and Mrs J. F. Quinn and Barbara, Mr and Mrs Ralph Morey of Chicago, 111., Jim Rosenmeyer of St. Benedict, and Mr and Mrs Marlyn Bausman were Wednesday supper guests at the lim O'Hara home. Mrs Edw. OhnV Gordon and , Willard spent Thursday evening visiting Mrs Ohm's brother, Martin Schmidt, whose birthday was Thursday at the Holy Family hospital in Estherville. Mrs Ohm also visited Mi's Olga Huskamp while there. Mr and Mrs Darvin Larson and Marlin and David of Port Arthur, Texas spent Monday at the Erich Seegebarth home. Mrs Erich Seegebarth, Mr and Mrs Don Marlow, Jr. and Debra, Don Marlow Sr., Mr and Mrs Larry Holding and Valerie of Burt, Mr and Mrs P. W. Marlow and family of Burt, Mrs Paul Olson of Burt spent Thursday evening at the home of Mrs Clara Marlow at Burt, helping her celebrate her birthday. Thursday afternoon and supper guests at the Lillie and Neva Thompson 'home were: Mr and Mrs Wallace Donovan of Britt, Mrs Lizzie Smith of Cuba, New York. Mr and Mrs Vic Barginan of Rodman, Rev. C. E. Nordine, Mr and Mrs Joe Stenberg and Francis of-Elmore, Minn. Mr and Mrs Frank Flaig called at the C. F. Schultz home this week. Mrs R. M. Brandt and Jim of DeSmet, S. D. left Friday morning after an extended visit there. Band Concert At Fenton On Wednesday Eve Fenlon — .The first concert of Fenton Community Band will be presented Wednesday evening, July 28, at 8 p.m. The band will be made up of the following members: Clarinets — Marybelle Chase, Lucia Prohaska, Marilyn Jentz, Doris Mortensen, Janice Jentz, Margaret Nielsen. Cornets — Yvonne Arbogast, Audra Kae Straley, Sharon Eigler, Bernice Potratz, Alan Helland, Dick Hiatt, Jerry Reimers, Judy Eigler, Roger Nielsen. Alto sax—Donna Berkland. Tenor sax—Janet Behne. French horn—Robert Friedrich. Trombones—Don Nielsen,' Pat ,ufkin, Ronald Mortensen. • Baritones—John R. Eigler, Roger Potratz. Basses—Richard Potratz, Clarence Bierstedt, Adrian Arbogast. Drums—Lyle O. Hansen, Billy Jentz, Larry Root and Kenley Zwiefel. Several others have indicated interest and might be in the personnel. * The second concert is slated for Wednesday evening, Aug. 11 A miscellaneous shower was held Friday afternoon at th< home of Mrs W. R. Wolfe honoring Bcnora Mitchell. Mrs Jack Tieman and Mrs Daryl Underwood had charge of entertainment. Dolores Haack assisted Miss Mitchell in opening her gifts. Thirty guests were present. A lunch was served by the hostess. Tuesday evening guests at the Herman Gade home were Mr and Mrs Earl Haase of Little Rock, Ark.; Mrs Carrie Haase, Mr and Mrs Gail Haase and faffiUy % and Mrs CHff Haase, Lee afid Karen all of Al«0n$ Mr aiMi MM Bill Haase and family and Mr an| Mrs Harold Berkeland, Joel aft# Kent. The occasion Wds the bn&i* day of Earl HsTase. The evenifff was spent socially and lunch was served. Edtlh Laage and Mrs J. A. Schwartz returned home Satuf* day from Dearborn, Mich, where they spent the past ten days at the home of Mr and Mrs John Weisbrod and family. * Rites In Elmore For Resident Of North Kossuth Ledyard — Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 24 at the Elmore Methodist church for Mrs Edward GretiHat, who passed away on Juiy 2i at the Ccnsmu- nity Hospital in Blue Earth. Rev. Peters officiated. She was buried at Elmore. Casketbearers were V. P. Christenson, Lowell Hall, William Welfare, Herman Olson, William Baxter and Fred Schafer. Edna May Farrow was born December 21, 1917, near Ledyard, the daughter of David and Lillian Farrow. She attended and graduated from the Grant Consolidated School. She was united in marriage to Edward Gretilla*. on Oct. 3, 1937. For some years they farmed on the Henry Blome farm between Ledyard and Elmore, until several years ago when they moved to their present farm home between Lakota and Ledyard. Mrs Gretillat submitted to surgery last summer and has not been very well since. She leaves her husband, her mother Mrs Lillian Farrow, and 4 brothers and three sisters: Everett Farrow ol Elmore, Minn.. Mrs Vera Hagedorn, of Blue Earth, Wilbur Farrow, Ledyard; Milton Farrow, Lakota: Mrs Erma Krosch, Morris, Minn.; Mrs Grace Elman, Forest City, and David Farrow of Ledyard. 2 Families Have Reunions, July 18 7 Swea City Park Swea City-Two old-time family reuniofts were held at Reynolds Park Sunday, July IS. They were the Olson-Anderson and Berggren families and the Olof and John Johnson families. The Anderson (A, G.) prchic was in honor of Oscar Anderson, Elmfcre, Minn, now the oldest living member of the family. Attending from this area were Mr arid Mrs Bernard Olson. and family of Buffalo Center; Mr and Mrs Wilbur Stoeber and children ahd Mr and Mr? Paul Hudson of Fenton; Mr and Mrs Sam Rystad of Rembrandt; Mr and Mrs Oscar Berggren, Mr and Mrs Art E. Anderson, Mr and Mrs Clifford Anderson, Mr and Mrs Bernard Petersen, Mr and Mrs Rdssell Byers, Mr and Mrs Edward Anderson, Mr and Mrs Albert Anderson and children, Mrs Henry Nohiers, Mr and Mrs Kenneth Anderson and children' and Dr. C. W. Lundquist all of Swea City. At the Johnson reunion, 3ti were present from the Olof Johnson family and 41 from the John Johnson family. This year's arrangement committee included Mrs Phillip Red- burg. Dunnell, Minn., Mrs Milton Peterson, Swea City; Mrs F. Johnson, Mrs George Johnson, Elmore, Minn. Those named to arrange for next year's get-together were Mrs Ernie Hand Jr., Fairmont, Minn.; Mrs Wesley Butcher, Worthington, Minn., Mrs Linus Peterson and Mrs Everett Johnson, Swea City. Ex-Residenl Honored A. L. Anderson of Timber "Lake, S. D. was honored by the Masonic Lodge of his city, in observance of his 30th year as member of the Masonic Lodge. Anderson was formerly of Swea City, where he served as cashier of the old Swea Cll? Stats' bank, ana as auditor for Kdssttth county for a ftamber Of years. He joined the Masonic ofder at ArmstfonI be- Eo« the order: «ras organized OWa. He will report at Ft, Bliss, r. t Guests at trie Verne Johntes of Swea City over, -the weekend, were Mr and Mrs Martin Schmtz- riiier of Decatur, HI. Mr Martin Schnitzmier is an uncle of Mrs Jolinson. Darrold Gabel To Head Swea Legion Swia bitTT^Oarrold Gabel was named and installed commahdef of Fisher Post American Legion, Monday night. He succeeds _O. R. Person, who was commander last year. ; ' Other officers installed include Donald Mayne; Maurice Koyasch, adjutant; Eddie Gpdfredson chaplain; Albert 'Artderson, sei- gesiitiat-arffis; Richard. Berg, finance Officer and Richaf d O'Greert, historian. Out going officers are O. R. Person commander; Maurice Kollasch, vice commander; jfegor Deimi adjutant; Jens Mogensen, chaplain; "Warren DeWald, sergeant-at-arms. Berg and O'Green were reelected to the offices of finance officer and historian. SWEA & EAGLE Mr and Mrs Virgil Tokheim are parents of a daughter born Wednesday,' July' 14. Mr and Mrs Richard Sykes became parents of a daughter born Wednesday, July 14 at Holy Family hospital, Estherville. •' Dianne Mino spent last week attending youth Camp at the Baptist Assembly at Iowa Falls. Mr and Mrs Selmar Uhr and sons Clair and Vaughn were Wednesday evening dinner guests at Dettmar Thompson's Clair Uhr received his 2nd Lt. rating in the artillery branch of the United States army service in ceremonies Tuesday, July 13 at Fort Sill . Mr and Mr*. Robert Berggren and children of Rochester, Minn. visited last week at home of his parents. Fred Berggren's and sister Mrs Wayne Thompson and icr family. A Farrington family clan was held at Navada Sunday, July IB. Attending from here_ were Mr and Mrs Chester Farrington and children, Art Farrington, Mr and Mrs Harvey. Graham .and sons. Mr and Mrs Lowell Larson and children returned home Tuesday from a two weeks yacfition. Mr and Mrs ^George .Moore have purchased a house f.from Mr and Mrs BiU Pech-in Swea City. The Moores live on a farm in Eagle township and plan to retire and move later into the home. Mr and Mrs Wayne Sander? and children of Michigan Visited last week at the home of her mother. Mrs Doyle Sanders and his father Doyle Sanders who is n patient at Estherville hospital They also visited their uncle and aunt Mr and Mrs Wm. Sanders Marlene Carlson, daughter of Mr and Mrs John Carlson, recently enrolled at Waldorf College j'orest City for the coming year Mrs Ervin-Link entertained the Baptist Ladies Guild at her home Friday afternoon. Warning Issued On 'Hot Hay' July and August are critical months for hay fires, John A. Burton, county extension director, warns. Three danger signals are given off by heating hay. You will be able to detect a burning odor or a noticeable vapor, or the hay will feel hot when you thrust your hand into it. First step in dealing with hot hay is to locate thes source of trouble, the "hot spot", says Burton. A metal rod, about 3/8 inch in diameter and long enough to reach halfway through the hay, can be pushed into the hay- from several directions to pinpoint the "hot spot." Next move Ji to temperature df the Heating hay. ; f a cottitfterdal -pro1j| Ts ^n- available, fiUSh'I 8«?l,» w »l} a sharp wopden plug into the hot spot." Attach a daity theriho. meter to a string, lower It Into the pipe and leave foe 1.5 minutes. If the thermometer registers1100 degrees or less; Ihere. is no dan* ger. START SAVING A small amount from each week's nav check, set aside in a sayings S?count here, will count Up to an "important" figure in surprisingly short time. NOW PAYING 2V4% Aecounts Insured Up to $10,000 Home Federal Savings & Loah Association Since 1917 Algona, Iowa Mr and Mrs Gordon Christianson and daughter of Seneca visited at the William -Stubbe horns oif Thursday evening. Mr George Hagge returned last Tuesday from St. Benedict where he had been visiting for a week at the home of his daughter Mr and Mrs Dan Froehlich. Mrs Hannah Zielske and Sherry and Tommy accompanied Mr and Mrs Herb Zielske of -Lake Mills to Osceola Wis., last week where they visited at the Raymond Barilow, Howard Morton and Victor Weaver homes. On Saturday evening they accompanied the Barslows to Minneapolis and attended the Aquatennial celebration and saw Art Linklieter,, They came home on last Monday .? vMrs George Hagge and' hrfr sister Mrs John Clingerman of Elmore were called to Des Moines on Friday by the serious illness of their brother. Home On Furlough Wesley — » John Garman came Friday July 16 for a 30-day furlough a.t his parental, August Garman home. He is stationed at a camp at Albuquerque, N.M. Wioto were visiting Arnold's par ents Mr and Mrs Leonard Christ for several days. Arnold is coach for the Wioto school. Mr and Mrs Albert Weaver had as their guests Friday uptil Wednesday their son in law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Cecil Flood and three daughters of Allerton. Mr and Mrs Carl Gerzema and Bernacline attended the funeral of E. Frerichs at Buffalo Center, Wednesday aiternoop. ' The deceased was an uncle of Mrs Ger- zuma. Mrs Jerry Heetland accompanied by Mrs W. B. Officer of Bui", attended the state Republican convention in Dus Moines, July 23. Steven Buckels of Boune is visiting his grundparents, Mr an.i Mrs W. E. Ley. Mrs L. A. Nit/, received word of the sudden death of Rev Julius Huber, at Delmont, South Dakota. Rev. lleber was the husband of Hannah Schneider, formerly ol Lukota. Mr Clarence Blome of Davenport arrived Saturday to visit at the home of his sister Mrs Louis Meyer and brothers J. C. Blome and Harry Blome. Audrey and Arlene Huby una their cousin Mariys Johanneson of Lone Rock are vacationing Ihi- W(;ek at Okoboji. The girls hu\c a cottage. The misses Margaru Christ, Delores and Marlem: Kiunitz spent Thursday at Okoboji Lake with them. The Messers and Mesdame.- Jamus and John Smith visiter relatives in Fretport, 111., Saturday and Sunday. Our 5th Anniversary Sale f Continues Through ' This Week ENTIRE STOCK OF SPRING & SUMMER LADIES, JUNIOR AND MISSES DRESSES Now Reduced To Finger Torn Off Ledyard — Alfred Menke suffered a painful injury on Tuesday of this week. He and his son were winrowing ibeir oats and had stopped to oil the machine. 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