The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 30, 1955 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 30, 1955
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8-Algono (la.) Upper De* Matnes Thursday, June 30, 1955 2 Local Police At School Four peace officers from this area, including two Algona policemen, are shown in the above photo getting instruction on opening safes from a New York lock expert, James Taylor, center. Others shown, left to right: Ray Krcbs, Algona; E. H. Bradley, Dakota City, Humboldt County sheriff; Leo Counley, Algona; and Jack Ruddy, Emmetsburg police chief. Taylor is director of research for a Rochester, N. Y. firm. The group participated in the week-long enforcement school at the University of Iowa last week. church before an altar decorated with baskets of white baby-breath and blue delphinium and candle- bra. The organist, Miss Shelda Hertzke, played preceding the ceremony, the wedding marches and accompanied the soloist, Paula Buckels, who sang "Songs of Ruth", -"Through the Years" and "The Lords Prayer." Bernadine wore a nylon lace over taffeta gown with a four- tiered colonial skirt, a Queen Elizabeth collar and long pointed sleeves, which she fashioned herself. The waist length veil was held by a seed pearl Tiara. She carried an orchid on her white Bible. The matron of honor was Mrs Martha Leavitt of Wellsburg. West Virginia, and the bridesmaids were Mrs Carlyle Gerzema of Lakota and Mrs R. D, Sullivan Lakofa Girl, B. Gerzema Wed June 24 Lakota — Bernadine Gerzema of Phoenix, Ariz., daughter of Mr and Mrs C. C. Gerzema, Lakota, and Edward Jay Leavitt, Phoenix, son of Mr and Mrs W. A. Leavitt of Wellsburg, West Virginia, were united in marriage at 8 p.m., June 24, 1955. The double-ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Harlin Kruse in the First Presbyterian of Minn'enpolis. The best man was Larry Gerzema, brother of the bride, ushers were Carlyle Gerzema, brother of the bride, and R. D. Sullivan of Minneapolis. A reception for 200 guests was held in the church parlors following the ceremony. Jurlaine Frerichs served punch and a buffet lunch was served from a table centered wtth a four-tiered wedding cake, trimmed with pink rosebuds, which was cut and served by the bride's aunt, Mrs John Bruns of Buffalo Center. A bouquet of roses in an antique glass dish was at one end of the table. Coffee was served by the bridegroom's sister, Mrs Tom Lazear of W.ellsburg, W. Virginia. Kent Gerzema had charge of the guest book, Mrs Loren Kopp, Buffalo Center, was hostess. The newlyweds left Sunday morning for a ten-day wedding trip through Colorado, Yel- 'owstone National Park, the Grand Canyon and Arizona, and will be at home at 3048 N. 40th 3t., PhoeniXt Arizona. Bernadine'is a graduate of the 'ocal high school and Macalester College, St. Paul, and taught in the Red Wing and St. Paul schools, prior to going to Arizona •vhere she taught primary in the Slendale school last year. The bridegroom is a graduate of the Wellsburg school and ha:been attending Arizona State since his discharge from the air force. He also works as a criminal investigator for the sheriff's office in Phoenix. Bernadine was given a personal shower at the home of Mrs W. D. Ley, assisted by Mrs George Heetland of Clear Lake. Audrey Hastings of Mason City, a former teacher of Bernadine, and Mrs 3d Mott of Des Moines were out of town guests. June 17, in the Presbyterian church parlors, a miscellaneous shower was given by a group of friends. After a •short program, Bernadine was assisted by Mrs Carlyle Gerzema in opening her gifts. Former classmates, Jeanette Anderson Mun•;on of Ringsted and Berniece Olson Stevens of Armstrong assisted with the pouring at the _-oi'fei> table. Mr and Mrs J. E. Ellis and daughters of Buffalo, Minn., were visitors the past week at the home of Mrs Ellis' aunt, Mrs Elizabeth Schaper. SLACKS and SPORT SHIRTS SLACKS with a casual feel and a polished look thai give you plenty of freedom and plenty of good looks. Made with all touches to detail of high-priced slacks. In booming colors for the holiday and vacations! SPORT SHIRTS with a breeze- cool look and a frosty feel that give you top comfort at the same time you're looking "tops." New sheer fabrics styled like "big money," In a* wonderful array of colors and patterns. Up Samsonite Luggage should be by your side if you are doing any summer traveling. It's the smartest thing in luggage, so strong you can stand on it, and available here at the HUB in every piece Samsonite makes! Feeder Pig Sale, L. Rock Another feeder pig sale, with 200 seven to 10-week old pigs listed, was announced by Ray Lnnbs of Lone Rock this week The sale is to be held Tuesday, July 5, at the Laabs farm, one* half mile north and one and three* fourths miles west of Lone Rock. Also offered will be 20 second litter sows, bred to farrow in August. Lloyd Berkland of Fenton is the auctioneer, nt}d the Lone Rbck Bank, clerk. Mr and Mrs Art Anderson of Swea City were Sunday after* noon visitors at the Jerry Heel- land home. Sunday guests of Mr and Mrs Fred Schroeder were Mr and Mrs Merril Sparks and family of Blue Earth, Minn,, and Mr and Mrs Wintston Schroeder nnd family of Elmore, Minn, Mrs Charles Gutknecht and Mrs Jerry Heetland entertained at a coffee party in honor of their aunt, Mrs Hattie Randall. June 26, at the Gutknecht home. The courtesy was a surprise birthday oarty and guests were old time friends of Mrs Randall which included the Mesdames Ben Fnr« row, Art Lester, Jennie Gutknecht, Mary Zoller, Harriet War burton and the Misses Emma and Louise Thaves, and her nieces the Me«dames Raymond Winter, J. E. Ukena, Fred Schroeder, Russell Winter and Ralph Dewey, the latter of Sac City. Mr and Mrs Ralph Dewey. Renee and Johnny of Sac Citv came Friday to attend the wedding of Bernadine Gerzema ano Edward Leavitt and were gueste of Mrs Dewey's parents, Mr and Mrs J. E. Ukena. Ralah returned home Saturday but Mrs Dewev •"id the children remained until Tuesday. Mr and Mrs W. E. Ley left last •veek for Los An steles to attend 'he funeral of Mr Lev's sister. Mrs T. S. Waud. Mrs Waud. th° former Ad Ley, is well known 'o many in this area as she and Mr Waud lived here during their early married life when he wa c the local drugeist. The deceased was 77 years of age. Mrs W. D. Lev camp hom° froim Sioux Falls. So. Dak., Sunday ind Wednesday received word of 'he death of her mother. Mr« L T. Adlarui. who previously had mrgery. Mrs Lev left the next '•>v for WatpHown. So. Dak., and Mr Ley and DavM \vt>nt la**— »-•'tend the funeral services which were held at Clarke, So. Dak. Jime 25. The Misses Emma and Lena Gutknecht are visiting relatives in Avoca and Milwaukee, Wis. R»v. and Mrs Springis attend°d the District conference in Fort Dodge last week and at that *>me was assigned to a. church in Elma. Within the last year Rev. and Mrs Springis have been overjoyed to receive two of their grandsons into their home. Gunner who was 12 when he arrived and Thursten about 5. The parents of both boys were casualties of the wars in Latvia. Rev. and Mrs Springis will be greatly missed in this community for they have taken an active interest in both church and community work. Rev. Sprin- gis has been in demand as special -neaker telling of their experiences. Mr and Mrs John Hoeppner of Calumet were Saturdav night and Sunday guests in the Burdette Hoepnner home. Andrit Snringis . left Mason City last Thursday for Camp Chaffee, Ark. He expects to be in the Third Armored Division. Andrit is the son of Rev. and Mrs Fritz Springis. At the time of h;s arrival in Lakota, Andrit entered the local high school as a freshman and graduated with honors in May of this year, having completed his work with his class besides mastering the English language. The Springis family arrived from Latvia as refugees only a short time before coming to Lakota. The largest hail-stones ever measured in the USA weighed l l: i pounds, was 17 inches in circumference and almost 5M> inches in diameter. DIAMOND'S PAINT ALGONA,IOWA Gallon 1100,000 Gallons Sold SAVE, BUY NOW I DIAMOND'S •SURPLUS STORI-ALGQNA Announcing Algona's Newest and Finest Housing Subdivision TS FOR SALE Plans have now been completed for the largest.housing subdivision ever established in the city of Algona. Hefow, you will find an architects drawing of the new subdivision, showing the various proposed lots, playground and park area, streets, etc. For further details, read below. — .._ ,-....,.,-....,_... . _.„ £y - -•--'•••; •, • ..~*i?*fp!ersiigg>~:- -j-- -,< Mcr.. ;C ; ^fr;cs^;TSL. 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">'»'- ^Vs? • ';,.- I'-f'C'r; •' -V'lt'f '*?**&•*?**':'•'*' ^/^^'li ; - ? .-^:>'^i r.;vV?-' • ! ''^^ ^<"";"-.-• - -'""j ; '•*•*•. • -' [ ' '"'*' 'i_ '~'i "' I '"''''"i -'-^••-'p"" •"'; •*''•-' ••••-•'-•^••. •-•••-."-.• ^ 'i^^i^j'^r ^ :^' lj> ^T^^'h**'^' ii*rVV»|^:^ |-• ••'" SITE OF SUBDIVISION The site of the subdivision is a 22-acre tract of land owned by LouU J. FerstI and Frank J. Cunningham., both of Algona. It is located south of the McGregor street road, three blocks east of Phillips street. IMPROVEMENTS The following improvements will be offered and completed before any construction in the subdivision begins: (I) Sanitary and Storm Sewers; (2) Public Utilities; (3) Curb and Gutter; (4) Herd-surface streets. These projects will be undertaken and completed in the very near future. PARK & PLAYGROUND Two acres of the subdivision will be set aside for a park and playground area. It is hoped this area can be deeded to the city as a city park and the maintenance and upkeep of the area handled by the city. SIZE OF LOTS The lots, which will number between 60 and 70, will have approximately 70 to 100 feet frontage and will be 130 feet deep. The majority of the lots will be 90 and 100 foot widths (average town lot in Algona is 66 by 132 feet.) PRICE OF LOTS An exact price for these lots has not been determined as yet but will be available in the next few days. Every effort will be made to keep the cost of lots as low as possible and lower, if possible, than many city lots are now selling for. Only 15 or 20 lots in the west half will be offered at the present time. RESTRICTIONS Restriction convenanls will be included in Jitleg Jo lots, requiring substantial homes, preventing older houses from being moved onto lots and preventing the erection of basemen! homes. The size of the lots and other restrictions will permit plenty of space between homes. All these restrictions are for the protection of the let pwnexs. MEETS FHA & Gl REQUIREMENTS Since the Federal Housing Association assisted in the formulation of these plans, they meet FHA and GI requirements to the fullest degree. This will prove extremely helpful in arranging financing, if needed, FOR FULL DETAILS WRITE OR GALL- PAUL M. SEELEY, Realtor PHONE 714 OR 48 ALGONA

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