The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 3, 1955 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 3, 1955
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i •••• Picture Story Of Start, finish Of Monday's Fire Mr and MtsA.jR, Willreit are spending this weeksin and .around Emden, Illinois, visiting relatives. Mrs Milton, Dahl entertained the members of the Eight Specs Card club atMier^home on Wednesday evening. -,.• The Wednesday Nighi Youth Club of the Presbyterian church has chosen Mrs Dick S'prensen as their Mother .of the Month for February. Sjcolly, youngest son of Mr and Mrs Rex Voyles, has been ill with an ear infection and intestinal flu, complications resulting from a case of chicken pox. Jimmy, son of Mr and Mrs Verner Sands, was ten years old ; on Wednesday. He entertained a few friends at a birthday party after school. Mrs Clara Pratt accompanied Mrs Rudy Guderian to Sheffield on Sunday where they visited Mrs Guderian's parents and her -sister >and-husband. PiE.O. met Wednesday at.the home of Mrs G. W.' Stillman. Mrs Robert McCullough was in charge of program arrangements and guest, speaker was Mrs Goldman of Titonka. Mrs Stanley Muckey entertained the members of her bridge club Tuesday evening. Mrs Allan Buchanan was a guest. Mrs John Hopkins received the prize for high score and Mrs Buchanan the second high prize. The Executive Board of the Community Committee for. Girl Scouts will meet Wednesday evening, Feb. 9, at the home of Mrs Orlan Ott. This is the first meeting of the group since before the holidays so a good attendance is desired. The Cherub. Junior and Senior choirs of the Methodist church are rehearsing for a concert to be given Sundav evening, Feb. 13. Mrs Lyllis Seirit and Mrs' Marilyn Plumb will present organ-piano duets and the Junior choir has some special instrumental num bers. Jerry Ferris, son of Mr and Mrs Gerald Ferris, left Friday for San Francisco after a 30-day leave from the navy. Jerry is 'in the communications division and ha been in the navy for a year. H is now awaiting his orders to go to Japan. Mr and Mrs William Schuljer moved- Sunday,to.^the house on Woodworm street that they purchased recently from the Charles Brocks. The Brocks are moving to Charles City. The James Egli family will occupy the house at the corner of Nebraska and Hall where the Schutjers had been living. Mr and Mrs Mitch Taylor entertained their couple card club on Monday evening at their home. Guests were Mr and Mrs John Hopkins. Mr Hopkins received the high score and Mrs Milton Will and Marvin Calhoun washed the dishes as penalty for receiving low scores. Cathedral of Life, young people's c^niz^ion of the^Co^o- Geo S • Elbert 1 1213 Pflt!cnfs At A, E. Anderson ' St. Ann In 1954 A.mL.u Of Whittemore • »»K^^^^ * 0 Thursday, 'February 3, T9S5 Algeria (Id.) Upper „.. „* 4.1,,, v«,etrfeted tortinrt. this is'the way the tire looKea, INOIC heart of the business section, .inis « ^ y~j B mnkV Pneulfing Harthe firemen atop the. Fareway store and the smoke engumng nar rison's and the Hub Clothiers on; the corner. St. Ann hospital handled a total 'of 1213 patients during 1954, the annual report of the hospital showed this week. • There were 387 births, at the hospital, with 192 of them boys m .and 195 girls. Of the total in- 1 • • ««, patients, 545 were Catholic, and „ WhUtemore—Funeral services d68 were p rote stant. Two sets for George S. Elbert, 69, were l f twms were born at st . Ann. held Monday morning, Jan. di, Fivc olner states besides Iowa at 9:30 in. St. Michaels Catholic had tienla at the hospital dur- church With Rev. William Veil lhe n Ohi0) Indiana, Neb- celebrant at the solemn high mass, rflsk A i a bama and Minnesota; Father Edward Fandel, deacon .^ Qne territory( Alaska. Pat- and Father Gerald Zensen as SUB- ientg came from 12 O ther counties deacon/ . c _.,,- e in Iowa, other than Kossuth. Pallbearers were Frank Spines, Du ring the year a total of 975 Ernest Meyer, Thomas .Ford. x . r s were taken) an d 1095 pat- Frank Kollasch, William Fandei ients were admitted either to Sr., and Simon Elbert. ny 11 ™ x -ray, laboratory or the emer- Funeral Home was m chaige or cy room There were 497 the arrangements. Bunial was at g - cal cases handled during the St. Michael's cemetery, nor-thwest yg ^ .^ comp i et ed. ° George S. Elbert was the son of the late Mr and Mrs Joseph Elbert. He was corn August 3, 1886, at Wing, 111. He came here with his parents in 1892 who purchased a farm two miles south ot Whittemore, and there he grew to manhood. He attended the rural schools and Presentation Academy. Jan. 20 1910, he was united in marriage to Anna. Rohi- man at Lourdes, 111. They 'established their home on his father's farm, When his parents moved to Whittemore, they moved on the Thomas McGovern farm two miles west of Whittemore, where they lived until 1950'when he bought the Dick Hinton farm east of here where he'lived until his death. We became ill tw6 weeks ago and passed away Friday, Jan. 28, at St. Ann hospital in Algona. He leaves his wife; four sons, Leroy, Melvin, of.. WhHtemore; Delbert f Mason City; and Lloyd -ot Phoenix, Ariz.; four sisters, Mrs ? J Fuchsen, Mrs P. J. Dahl- lauser and" Mrs Conrad Alig ot wmttemore; and Mrs Leo Wald- chmitt of Fort Dodge; two bro-. hers, Ralph Elbert of Algona and James EiDert of Waterloo; ana six grandchildren. One brother ji.'varu preceded him in death. 'He was a devout member of St. Micnaers parish. He enjoyed any sport if'it was clean sport, and he was one of the fastest sprinters m this part of the county. Many cimt-s he would take a little head start and beat a riding pony In two blocks. portion of the building in which the $100,000 fire staiteo. 9 Sale Dates Now Scheduled For February Eight farrn sales and one equipment sale are coming up for February on the Upper Des Momes farm sale calendar. Sales listed with the UDM are as follows: Monday, Feb. 7—Gray Brothers sow sale, at farm located 5 miles north of Titonka. 55 head of Spotted Poland China Sows will be sold. Charles Taylor, auctioneer: Lawrence Becker, Clerk, details in UDM today. icci, Full 2lclllb 111 Ul^i". luwwj • _ , , Tuesday, Feb. 8— Geo. Banmck sale 3 west Lone Rock on black top and 2'/4 south. Lloyd Berkland, auctioneer; Security State Bank, clerk. Ad details are in UDM today. , _ ,. Monday, feb. 14— Bernard Looft sale, 1% south of Swea City s, Complete closing out, including Brown Swiss Cattle and. Hamp- hire brood sows. Quinn & Fischer, ' auctioneers; Swea City State Bank, clerk. „, . Tuesday, Feb. 15— Herbert Wai ace, % mile east of Irvington Heads Kossufh Cancer Drive Announcement of the reap- ointment of A. E. Anderson of jakota as 1955 fund-raising chairman for the cancer .control pro- ram in North Kossuth chapter f the American Cancer Society was made today by Mrs Harolc Clark of Bancroft, chairman oi he North Kossuth unit. Last year North Kossuth ex ceeded its assigned quota (which remains' the same this year). In accepting the reappointmen by Mrs Clark, Mr Anderson stat ed: "Our Cancer Crusade in April designated by Congress as cance control month, will have twin objectives: first, the promotiot of an educational program design ed to save the lives of some o us here in North Kossuth (3 residents of Kossuth county die of cancer in 1953); second, solic tation of funds to strike back a cancer through research. If th present death rates continue 3 918 residents of this county no alive will die of this disease. ' "In this manner we can sav lives today through educatio and save still more lives m the future through the research being carried on today ... much of it here in our own slate, at Iowa City, Ames and Council Bluffs. LAKOTA NEWS Mr and Mrs Andrew Jansen ere dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Glenn Buchannan in Mason ity Sunday. ; Mr and Mrs Guy Beemer left ast week for a 'vacation trip irough Texas with their other Jans undecided. They may go o California or Florida before eturning in six weeks. After nearly a week's delay be- ause of illness, Mr and Mrs Jerry E. Ukena left the 25th for Boston o attend the opening of a new play in which their son, Paul, las the lead. They will then go o New York to visit Paul's fam- ly before starting 9n a leisurely [rive south. Mo., to spend the night with Mr and Mrs Wade .Ball and thence to DeRlddler, Louisiana, to visit Mrs Hectland's cousin, Mrs 1'lor- thodist church in Buffalo Center Jan 30, was attended by Mr ana Mrs Robert Rippentrop and daughters, Mr and Mrs Uurert ce McAdams. The wedding of Marlys Stein erg of Buffalo Center and Noran Brims of Titonka m the Me- Thanks, Eve - au, Thompson and family, Mr and ,. Mrs Andrew Jansen, Mr and Mrs Mrs Anarew utuiac'M «— —_r i. Robert Steele, and Mr and Mrs Wayne Heetland. Sgt. Williams, 40, Services Held Bancroft— Funeral services for Sgt. Walter Williams, 40, son of Mrs Elizabeth Williams of Bancroft, were held Monday morning at 10 a.m. at St. John s Catholic Church, Bancroft. Father J, : H. Schulte's officiated,. and v buriai. was in'-St. John's cemetery. The Fuchs Funeral Home was m charge of arrangements. ' Sgt. Williams died last week at Lederman. army hospital in San Francisco. He had been in the service 15 years. Surviving besides his mothei are one sister, Mrs V. J. Myers, and a brother, Joe, and other ciuc, re. nim- V.MU- -- -- ~ and % mile S., Berkland and Lee Colwell, auctioneers, Lone Rock Bank, clerk. _ TT Thursday, Feb. 17—O. R. Han son, 2 mi. N. and 1% mi. W. o Fenton, Berkland and Benson auctioneers; FirsV Trust & Sav ings, clerk. ',,-,-> Saturday, Feb. 19 — John F Weber & Son, Irvington, Duro bred sow and gilt sale, also fee t de pigs, 150 head in their offering Goodchild & Cojwell, Auctioneer Icwa State Bank, clerk. Sale de relatives. Military rites held at the cemetery. were Rev M. H. Brower were reported wei . e tola ii y gutted. as being star coasters. Four couples have organized a "Skat" card club and had then l.m meeting Monday evening, Jan. 24, at the home of Mi ana bers. _ _ • Mr and Mrs Stanley Muckey were fiven a surprise housewarm- Hernon, m John Thuente. Russell Hutthiru,, Ray Besch, Bob Munger and Harley Watkins, the latter couple of Sioux City. sS^^JHSs'SSaas photos by Upper Des Moines). Home Six For February Draft ,tuu at nn- ^v-".*-"*-- j « Casket bearers were John Merrill Martin Krapp, R'ay Woli, Frank Cogley, A. C. Welp and Richard Undcrkofler. MrsFronMi, Ledyard, Dies Ledyard — Mrs Harriett (Lathem) Frank, 81, died Sunday evening at a rest home in Estner- Ville where, she had been taken after being hospitalized. Mrs Frank was born May 1873, in Hardin county. She was married in 1M)7 to Charles Hamn> at Algona. He died 38 years ago oue mu coupie were parents o! six children. She married Augus Frank, in 1924 and for 23 year: was a 'Ledyard resident. Funeral services have been se for today, Thursday, at 1 p.m. a the home in Ledyard, and 1:3 p m. at the 'Ledyard Methodist church. Burial will be at Fenton. Children surviving are Lloyd Hamm, Portland, Oregon; Leonard and Lawrence, Salem, Ore.; Lila (Mrs John Gruchow), Aumsville, Oregon; Leila (Mrs Paul Boeckelman), Sioux City, and Lois (Mrs Wm. Wenzel) of Swea City. Two sisters also survive. Valentine Supper Planned, Wesley Wesley _ A Valentine supper will be served in St. Josepn' Parish Hall Sunday, Feb. 3, begin ning at 6 o'clock, to the public or 50 cents. Following the supper Fathe Smith of Britt will show mov a>ls later in this newspaper. fMonday, Feb. 21— Earl WaUac omplete closing out sale; 3 sout west of Fent6h; Lloy We would like to take this opportunity of thanking our many friends and former customers *or their messages of sympathy and en- cburagement Monday and Tuesday during our recent fire. Our telephones were ringing almost constantly Monday night and all day Tuesday. It was gratifying to realize folks could be so thoughtful. We would also like to thank the volunteers of the Algona fire department for the wonderful job they did in fighting the fire Monday. It was proof again of the efficiency of our local department. [n conclusion, we would like to say that we will do everything in our power to be back in business at the earliest possible time. Thanks again to everybody. MR and MRS W. J. (Finn's Bakery) and MRS W. J. HOOD (Hood's Super Valu) Sunday morning Mr and Mrs Jerry Heetland left for Wheeling, Eferkland & Carol Fraser, auction >&rs; Lone Rock Bank, clerk. Sale details later in this paper. Tuesday, Feb. 22— Ed Schmitt & H. O. Heigen partnership disper- al sale, 273 head livestock, 2%. north Cylinder. Lloyd Berkland irid Norman Bortvit, auctioneers 5ale details later in UDM. Thursday, Feb. 24 — Homer fr Welding Shop, Fenton, Shop equipment sale. Lloyd Berkland, auctioneer. Further details later n UDM. Farmers planning sales can get a free listing with the UDM by contacting this paper, the home of'the jumbo, two-color sale bills, and the "insured farm sales. II weather forces postponement ol the Sale, all advertising is re-run free. day, Feb. 9, fo armed torccs. The men are: Malcolm fc. Lund, 28, Algona; John jr. Shay, 21. Bancroft; James J. Cap-sius, 21. Bode; Donald D. Johnson. 21, Elmore; Donald L Christ. 21, Lakola; and Oscar M. Monsoa. 21. Wesley the h'lVir Ui2>*J wcv.** **-*-— * ;„, " S± ';ToS. ™VS: - » r'^is,;?:«i •^&S5.t1Bffi?S navy; Duane A. Mogler, 18, Whitemore; and Stanley L. Knutson, 18 Swea City, army; and Wayne W. Kennedy, 18, Armstrong, mar nes. SENECA NEWS Senecans will be interested in knowing that Mr and Mrs James Hawbecker of Webb, la. are tin. parents of a baby daughter. They now have a son and a daughter Mr Hawbecker was an inslructo in the Seneca School System las year. Mrs Herman Geilenfeld, wh suffered a stroke recently, is re ported to be recuperating satis factorily. She will have to be quiet for a couple of weeks mor.e Dick Looft, student at Luthei College at Decorah, la., spent the weekend at the home of his parents, the Henry Loofts. This was O Jill 111 »-'*- iJ* i n- »...- ng pictures of his trip to Rom ast fall. The pictures will b shown in the church to all who have a supper ticket. Circles 2 and 6 of the C.D.A.'s the dinner and are sponsoring show. Mr and Mrs Leonard Arndorfer and family had us their Sunday dinner guests Mr and Mr;Elmer Daughan ut Britt. lhe dinner honored the birthday ol Mrs Daughan ana the 13th birth lay of Danny Arndori'ur. • Mr and Mrs Lee Goetz and fam- ly were afternoon cullers at the .\rndorfer hope. Student Bus Trip Bancroft—Between 30 and 40 students from St. John's chartered a bus to Sioux City, Sunday, where they attended the cage tournament. Father Adams and V. J.'Myer accompanied them. V. J. Meyers accompanied them. Portland News Judy Marlow had a slumbei party, Friday night. Guests were Mary Lou Presthus, Sherry Bernau and Judy Bonney. The girlf- came home with Judy on the bus Friday evening ajid returned tc Burt Saturday afternoon. The occasion was Judy's 13th birthday. Jim Stevens has been sick with flu and a bad cold the last two or thrae days. Mrs Marvin Marlow of, Lont Rock spent Sunday afternoon with 'her sister, Mrs P. W. Marlow Mr and Mrs George Hix spent Saturday afternoon at the Dwight luse home. Mr and Mrs Ben Lampe'cele- brated their 35th anniversary Friday, Jan. 28th, it was also Mrs Lampe's birthday. Mr anc Mrs Gene Lampe and family and Mr and Mrs Harold Lampe and family helped them to celebrate. Mrs Ray Fitch went to Britt Sunday, to help her father, Charles E Clark, celebrated his 92nd birthday. All but three of the twelve children in the Clark family, were present. Mr and Mrs Ed Larsen and Beverly attended a surprise supper Saturday evening, at the home of Mr and Mrs A. J. Dittmer, in honor of Mr and Mrs Otto Harlan's 35th anniversary. Mrs Larsen and Mrs Harlan are sis- 6 Mr and Mrs Harold Fitch and Joan of Renwick, were Sunday dinner guests at the Victor Fitch's Mr and Mrs Arnold Damel;en and family were also guest? of the afternoon. Mr and Mrs Ed Larsen and Beverly were Sunday dinner quests of Mrs Larsen's sister, Mrs Quinton Bjustrom, the occasion being their 24th anniver ;ary, and also the 35th anmver- -ary of another sister Mr and Mrs Otto Harlan. About 40 relatives gathered to help them celebrate. Mr and Mrs Dick Mayland and family will move to Wapello soon Dick'who has been working tor the Moormans Feed Co. was transferred to Wapello. Vern Rafdal, who also works for the Moorman feed co. here will oc- cijpy the Dick Mayland house. THIS IS WHAT Comes From Being "Good Friends" With a Good Coat Maker... Due To the Lateness of the Season for Him (But Not for YOU!) He practically Handed Us a "Present" of These Twenty Ccats ... On Sale TOMORROW For Twenty Lucky Ladies! Actual $49.50 And $44.50 Values From A "Best" Coat Maker IMPOSSIBLE VALUE TO DUPLICATE . . . rich, color-glowing long coats in soft fleeces, in smooth fabrics, in tweedy fabrics . . . absolutely the best coat values you ever saw at $24.95! Most of them feature the bright light hi shades that are hi fashion! Good range of sizes. All beautifully lined. YOUR coat may be here - come and see for sure! FOWLERS BEAUTY SALON Sends You Away Looking Your Most Beautiful Best For Appointment-Phone 144 I 3°w v? ?

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