The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 23, 1954 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 23, 1954
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Other survivors include two sis» lers, Dot (Mrs D. P. Smith), Algona; Martorie (Mrs Frank Harriman), Anaheim, Cal.; and a brother, Kenneth, Long Beach. Survivors also include three nephews, Kenneth, Jr., Long Beach; and Don, Jr. and Craig Smith, Algona. He will be given a Masonic funeral with navy honors. o-Alflonet (la.) Upper Del Maine* Tuesday, November 23, 1954 •"-'—I -| r I'-*-'•• • -"- ^. ^.., _ L _... _a._... ...._!> „.. .-.., ,„ ^ r ",.^ f/A- ^... _j... rj ,-*_., . . .. • Chas. Carlon, Former Algonan Died In Calif. Funeral services for a former •Well-known Algona, Charles B. Carlon, 89, will be held a't Long Beach, Cal.,. tomorrow, (Wednesday), Burial will be Friday in the Veterans' Cemetery at San Diego. :Mr Carlon died suddenly Saturday morning at his home in Long Beach. Charles Brooks Carlon was born in Algona, June 8, 1895, the son of William V. and Stella Brooks Carlon. He received his education here, graduating from Algona high school in 1914. He then attended Iowa State College, taught at Coon Rapids and then joined the navy. He was sent to Georgia Tech for training, and was an ensign during World Wai' I. He was a member of the naval reserve after the war ended, but was on active duty at Pearl Harbor when it was attacked Dec. 7, 1941. He served all through World War II as a lieutenant commander, spending most of his time in the South Pacific theater. .At the time of his death, he was a radar technician in the navy yard at Long Beach. . "He was married to, Edith Roberts at Dublin, Georgia, and the couple had one son, Charles, Jr., who with Mrs Carlon survives. Jill Smith, 3, Given Birthday Party At Burt Burl—Jill Smith will be three years old Dec. 18 and in honor of the event her mother Mrs Ed Smith gave an early birthday party for her at their home Saturday afternoon, Nov. 13. Guests were: Mrs Al Dudding and Tommy of Buffalo Center; Mrs Don Weber and Cinda of Bancroft, Stella Rachut of Spencer: and the following from here: Mrs L. Holding and Valerie; Mrs Howard Batt and Howard Jr.; Patricia Schroder, Vickie Schrader, Mrs Wallace Roscoe and Ann'; Mary Jean Dugan and Velma Olson, and Jill's grandmother, Mrs Ed Smith Sr. Presylerian Council Met The general Council meeting of the Presbyterian Church was held Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 17 and hostesses were: Mrs C. M. Gross, Mrs J. G. Clapsaddle, Mrs Earl Miller, Mrs Victor Fitch and Mrs Paul Macauley. Mrs Russell Patterson had devotions and Mrs Ben Bahling the lesson. Methodist Circles Met The Methodist Church Circles met Wednesday afternoon as fol* lows; Matthew—with Edith Chipman, Pearl Dutton assisting; Mrs Hoppus had devotions and Alice Cole the program. Mark with Ethel Smith. Luke—with Benita Mitchell, with the officers assisting, Lorraine CBrripney had devotions and Ethelyn Officer the program. «• Mrs A. E. Bierstedt received word .recently of the birth of a son to Mr and Mrs Leonard Warner. Mr and Mrs Floyd Koepke and Mrs G. W. Bleich spent a recent Sunday with Dr and Mrs Herbert Bleich at Mapleton. Mr and Mrs George Manus, Mr and Mrs Henry Manus and Mrs Bertha Mansmith were recent Sunday visitors at th$ home of Mr and Mrs George Manus in Northwood. The U. & I. Circle will have a special meeting as a farewell lor a member Mrs Wayne Drone. The meeting will be at the homo of Mrs Erwin Ulses. The Drones are moving to a farm in the Lotts Creek district. Mrs Robert Christen, second grade teacher left for Washington, D. C., Nov. 11 with her parents to attend the wedding of a sister which was to take place Nov. 14. Mrs Officer had charge of the room during Mrs Christen's absence. J. G. McDonald who is staying at the Curtis Rest Home has not been so well this week. Mr and Mrs Myron Cunningham, Lana and Merwyn Jr., and Mrs Fred Stow spent Sunday afternoon, Nov. '7, with the C. S. Cunninghams in Elniore, Minn. Beecher Lanes Wed 25 Years Mr and Mrs Beecher Lane will celebrate their 25tH Wedding anniversary Sunday, NbvV 28, with open house from two until four in the afternoon and from seven until nine in the evening at their home at 811 E. North St. All their friends, neighbors and rela" lives will be welcome. •Mr Lane's parents, Mr and Mrs Irl Lane of Manchester and his sister, Mr and Mrs Keith Smith and son Gary of Reinbeck will be here for the occasion as well as the Lane's daughter, Mr and Mrs Fred Weibush, who have just returned to Algona from San Antonio, Tex., where he recently received his discharge from service. Burt Students Tour Library Phyllis Kain, Mrs E. A. Lee and Earl Stevens, instructors at the Burt public school, accompanied a group of more, than forty BUrt school children 'to Algona Friday afternoon, where they toured the Algona public library and the Upper Des Moines newspaper plant. Patient At Iowa City Mrs Del Leaneagh, Algona, was taken to Iowa City Thursday in the McCullough Air Ambulance, She is receiving a medical checkup. ARQUND AIGONA The man who has talent for criticism will be unwise if he fails to use it on himself. the first meeting of the- 8th graders' dance chib will be held Monday evening, .Dec. 6, - at Lucia Wallace "gymnasium. Mrs Merle Moidey will again be Instructor, assisted by Mrs Eugene Murtagh, accompanist The club will meet each week for instruction in ballroom' dancing fundamentals and is open to any 8th grader in either the public school or the academy. Parents will chapefone. Any adult willing to assist in that Capacity is asked to contact Mrs Moxley by Dec. 1. The instruction is free With a charge of lire per pupil to defray lighting and- janitor costs of the gymnasium. Mrs Claris Kreserisky is spending a week and a half in Chicago visiting her sister. She is expecting to be joined there for part of tier visit by her daughters Ardis and Alice. Diane, daughter of Mr and Mrs John Dunn was five on' Friday md her mother entertained at a birthday party for her. , Guests Were Pamela Schutjer, Jean Ruth Sigsbee, Susan Vipond, Jimmy, Best, Mike Devine, Jackie Hardgrove, Sheryl Egli, Kathy Hobbs, Donnie Chambers, Linda Hunt; Adult guests were Mrs Clarence Hunt, Mrs William Geering, Mrs Dorothy Jones, Mrs Tom Vipond and Mrs George Hobbs. Red Cross First Aid certificates have been awarded following , a course of instruction by Mrs M. Moxley. Those receiving the standard certificate are Homer Dodds, Chet Cook, Merle Moore, Mrs .Peggy Naylor, I. W. Nelson, Eleanore Potter, Darrell Sparks, D. D. Sparks, Mrs Theo Spa'rks, Walter Stevens andi Jimmy Ste phenson. Advanced certificates were awar3ed to Harold Htint, Helen Chiquet and Laura Jean Barr. Mir and Mrs John Dunn had as their dinner guests' Sunday, Mrs Dunn's brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Joel Miller of Rutland. Another caller in the Dunn home, was -Mr Dunn's cousin, Edward Dunn of Mitchell, S. D. Who was returning from the lowa-Notre Dame football game. The Efeht Specs card club met Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs Mabel Lee. . Mrs Beecher Lane received the prize for high score, Mrs John Dutton received low score prize and-Mrs Milton, Dahl, the travel prize. Mr and Mrs Milton Will entertained the members of their couple club on Sunday evening. High score prizes were won by Mrs Mitch Taylor arid Marvin Calhoun. Low score winners were Mitch Taylor and Mrs Rex Voyles. Westminster .Guild, business women's organization of the Presbyterian church, met Mon-' day^ evening for dinner. Rev. C. C. 'Hallauer spoke on Thanksgiving and devotions were in charge of Mrs M. H. Brower. Mrs Clara Pralt and Mr and Mrs Harold Schumacher, Whittemore, spent Sunday at Corwith where they were guests of Mr arid Mrs Harold Oxley. Mr and Mrs Herman Leeck were visited last week by their Son arid daughter-in-law Mr and Mrs Ler'oy Leeck of Belton, Mo., and the letter's parents and grandmother Mr and Mrs Roy Kienitz and Mrs Fred Kienitz of Muscoda, Wis. Mr and Mrs Harry Barton drove to Des Moines last week Thursday and remained ovei 1 night. .They are haying the sons- in-law and daughter^ Mr and Mrs Merle Moore arid Mr and Mrs Walter Wood as dinner guests Thanksgiving. Mr and Mrs Harlan Wichien- dahl spent last week Sunday at Whittemore with the letter's parents Mr and Mrs Sam Shipler. Othes guests there were Mr/ and Mrs Charles Rematsch, Patty and David, and Barbara Rickard of Waterloo. • ' . Mrs Hans Johannsen, former resident here several years ago, now living at Weverly, is in the Methodist hospital a Rochester, Minn. . She had surgery for an arthritic h,ip last week Tuesday and will be hospitalized six weeks. , Dora Mitchell was visited Thursday and overnight by her brother-in-law and sister Mr and Mrs Arthur Mallroy of Hampton who went from here to Spencer, to visit friends. Miss Mitchell will be their guest Thanksgiving day at Hampton. Mr and Mrs E. A. Adams went to Iowa City last week and brought home their infant daughter Helen Katherine who was born prematurely and had to be placed in an oxygen tent. She has to be taken there at regular intervals for a check-up but, is progressing very well. Baptismal rites were held Sunday for Deborah Sue, Ittfaht daughter of Mr and Mrs Tom Merryman. She was born Oct. 17. at St. Ann hospital. Rev. Harry Whyte of the Methodist church officiated and the paternal grandfather J. I. Mefryfhan was in attendance. Mr and Mrs Don Trice 'canid Friday from Sioux City and spent the weekend with the latter's mother Mrs Mildred Butz and brother-in-law and sister Mr and Mrs 'James Will. Mrs Price served as bridemaid at the wedding of Lucille Loesch to. Durwood Lashbrook Sunday. Mrs John Kohlhaas entertained the members of her card clubs a week ago Tuesday and a week ago Thursday. At the Tuesday party Mrs Robert Loss and Mrs Vern Roethler were the prize winners. Mrs John Weydert and Mrs W. A. .Barry, Sr., Were the prize winners at the Thursday meeting. . Mrs Frank Vera returned Wednesday from Waterloo where, she had spent a week with her son- in-law and daughter Mr and Mrs Melvin Hutchinson, and family. She brought the grandson Joe home with her and he will remain here till after Thariksgiving. His parents and brothers Ted and Tommy will be here for Thanksgiving at the parental home. 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