The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 7, 1955 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 7, 1955
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•*, »•• CALL STATE PARK HAS ONE OF BIGGES EEK-ENDS iSWEA CITY NEWS ; Mr and Mrs Ellsworth Stevens and children of Minneapolis were Saturday guests at the Walter Q. Smith home. . Fourth of July guests at the home of Mrs Lilly Bone and Mrs Ellen Johnson included Mrs Ajdolph Skaar and their daughter, Mrs Wayne Smith and son, Dale. All are of DeKalb, 111. The Skaars are former Swea Cityans. JJr and Mrs Marvin Uhr, formerly of Swea City, have bought a home in Fairmont, Minn., and will live there. Mr Uhr was recently relaesed frorn the sanitarium for tubercular patients at Oakdale near Iowa .City. Previous to his illness, he farmed near Swea City. Z... An Algona group look advantage of ihe fine holiday wealher -fend the facilities of Call Stale. Park south of Algona lo have^a noon ,;picnic over the 41h of July. Iivphoio at extreme left are shown, left '-to right, Chuck Hardgrove, Aiha Hardgrove. Marilyn Brown, .holding ."young son Jeffery. Vaughn Brown, Dorothy Hardgrove and at the -wiener sticks, Kitfy and Virginia Hardgrove. ^ , A LuVeme church group staged its annual summer homecoming •jet Call State Park last Sunday, when the LuVerne Evangelical ^ Though Call.State'Park, south .of Algona,' is one of the smaller MJarks In the state, it is one of the jnost heavily used of them all, and ^getting more popular every year, .according .'to.. Louis, Nuehring. ^caretaker. The 4th of July week-end probably saw the greatest Attendance the park has evei -4tnown, says Nuehring, althougn ^Father's Day was one of the biggest single days in history. i Nuehring says that if Call '^Btate Park continues to increase T»rrpopularity it will be necessary rto...expand .its facilities, and he •states' 1 that "just as soon as we get ."more money" from the Iowa Con- •'setvation Commission, additional ^picnic and parking areas will be .^constructed. "Folks are swell about-keeping the paVk clean", Isays, Nuehring, "but it's getting -so we.just can't pack them all 'in, ^especially on special holidays." ,:," CaU'State Park, about a* quarter section in area, is one of the most picturesque in the state, says •Nuehring, and within its confines '.'has •specimens of all these trees: •aspen, irohwood, redhaw, hick- '.ory, ash, oak, elm, basswood, soft ^and'hard maple, walnut and but- -tern'ut,-all in natural state.. " ^'Caretaker Nuehring, a fighter -pilot veteran of 34' months in the jiast war, came here in April, and ^has been with the conservation commission for 7 years. United Brethren held a Sunday school picnic; Of the more than one hundred who attended, the group in photo second from left is shown, pictured left to right, Harry Naffziger, Mrs Ha«y Naffziger, Rev. J. Paul Stevens, Marianne Stevens, Mrs Stevens, Mrs Paul Blum&r, Mrs Arthur Maass and Bobby, Mrs Henry Marty and Mr Marty, Mrs Lawrence Marty, Mrs Fred M?rkle, Melvin Merkle, Esther Merkle, Lawrence Marty, and Lavon ,Maass (who has just filled her plate at the picnic table}. At the water faucet are Norman Marly and Timothy Stevens. ' , The annual reunion of the Harms clan of West Bend and vicinity was held last Sunday at the state park here, with Mrs Fred Hums, 78, present as head of the Harms family. Members from as far distent' as Oklahoma attended, and a feature of the affair was a "crazy hat dress-up", shown in the photo above. Pictured left to right are Mrs flobt. Block, Mrsfiussell Banwart, Russell Bahwarl, Mrs B*n Block, Kaly Harms, Irvin Harms, Mrs Irvin Harms, Mrs Julius Harms. Front BURT NEWS Mr and Mrs Leonard Daniels and Mrs Bertha Stow were guests at the C. L. and B. L. Phelps home near Titonka Monday. The occasion was in honor of Mr Daniels' birthday anniversary. . Mr and Mrs Soderquist and children of Waukegan spent some time last week with William Nelson and Lillian Stangel. Mrs Soderquist is a daughter of Mr Nelson. Word has been received from Mr and Mrs Mike Arend,- who recently went to Europe, that they arrived' safely, but one suitcase was missing from their luggage. Word had been sent them by the air-lines that one had been found with the Arend's initials on it, but as it could not be opened, would be sent,on for further identification. Mrs Arend came to the United States with a brother when but a girl, the brother later returned there expecting to come to this country for a longer time, but plans were changed and he is in business there. Many Iowa boys have visited with him there, while serving with the Army in that country. The brother will take Mr and Mrs Arend on a trip to Switzerland in August as they plan to return to Burl in September. Susan and,Ma.rva Lee Baum of Nevada visited recently with Mr and Mrs Erwin Schwietert. The girls are nieces of Mrs Schwietert. David Miller and Lynda Ann Rash visited at the Gerdes farm near George, Sunday. Jessie Rash spent the time with Mrs Minnie E. Gorman at Lost Island and all spent the fourth with Mrs Gorman. A spool of thread is known as a "reel of cotton" in England. TITONKA NEWS Mr and Mrs Art Hench and family attended a family reunion at Clarion park Sunday for the Ezarski families. Mrs Lucy Newville, Miss Margaret Carelson, Mr and Mrs Harold Taft and family of Ames and Mrs Julia Taft visited Helen Taft at Fairmont Wednesday. The Good Hope Lutheran church ladies aid will meet Wednesday, July 6, with Mrs Alfred Redenius, Mrs John K- Harms, Mrs Henry Harms and Mrs Folkert Sleeker as hostesses. The topic will be techincolor slides of Bible camp. Mrs .George Sachau was hostess to her sewing club and their families at a picnic at her home Thursday evening. Those present besides Mr and Mrs George Sachau and Phyllis were the families of Art Boyken, Len Callies, Gordon Swan, J. L. Intermill, Lester Callies, Dale Higgins, Glenn Miller, Wm. Girard and Florence Reaser. Mrs Minnie Oesstereicher entertained her 500 club Thursday. Lois Norland was a guest and prizes were won by Mrs Irene Higgins and Mrs Wilbur Sexton. Mr and Mrs Kenneth Brandt entertained 35 people at a family reunion at their home Thursday evening. Mr and Mrs Manford Rice and daughters of Iowa City were July 4 weekend guests of Mrs Minnie Oessterreicher. Seventeen youths from the Doan and Titonka Methodist churches are attending the Methodist camp at Lake Okoboji this week. Counselers are Mrs Mary Budlong, Edith Budlong and Rev. Max Goldman. Shirley Callies arrived home last week for a month vacation from nursing school in Des Moines. Her twin sister, Sharon, has returned to .Methodist hospital there, to resume her duties after spending her month vacation at the home of their parents, Mr and Mrs C. F. Callies. row, left to right, Kelih Gary Banwari, fiobi. Block, Fred Harms, Julianne Harms. Also, over the 4th, the Herman ThJlges family of Union township figured ihe shady glens of Call State Park would be the ideal picnic locale. In photo at far left, left to right, are Mrs Thilges/Henry, Glen, Howard, Betty, Tommy, Herman, who had just started to settle down to an after-picnic nap, and Bobby, Shown'with the group at right is'Louis Nuehring. caretaker of the "park./ : ,f Engagement Announced i^^^^B^iiS||^ |iJ|| Mr and Mrs Matt Weydert, Algona, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Ann, above, to Clarence Golwitzer of Bode, son of John Golwitzer, Bode. The wedding is set for St. Cecelia's Catholic Church, August 30. Auxiliary Meets A meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary will be held Monday, July 11 at 8 p.m. at the hall. Lily Foth, chairman, and Julie Meissner, co-chairman, will be in charge of the meeting which will feature initiation ceremonies. All members, including those who have not been initiated, and old and new officers are invited to attend. The club's Girl State representative, Jeri Kae Voigt, will give her report. Rebekahs To Meet Rebekah lodge will meet Tuesday, July 12, at 8 p.m. at the Moose Hall. Lodge Meeting Royal Neighbors will meet July 13 at 8 p.m. in the Moose Hall. UNCEMENT! Effective July 5, the Charge for Haircuts in Algona will be the Following: Adult Haircuts... $ l.25 Boy's Haircuts . . .*!. • II ona Barber Shops ALGONA BARBER SHOP BUD'S BARBER SHOP BUNKOFSKE BARBER SHOP • FOX BARBER SHOP • FURST BARBER SHOP • HIGLEY BARBER SHOP Big News on Graham's Ladies SHORTS $1 All Reduced To Sizes 10 to 20 DRASTIC REDUCTIONS in SUMMER FASHIONS • SIZES For All Women \ • STYLES for Every Occasion \ • PRICES Terrifically Low \ Summer SKIRTS J98 $5.98 Values Sizes 22 to 30 ss Late Spring & Early Summer BLOUSES 2 for $5 Famous Make Summer Styles SWIM SUITS Ladies — Misses — Childrens ENTIRE 1 / STOCK /3 VALUES UP TO $7.98 VALUES UP TO $8.98 VALUES UP TO $10.98 VALUES UP TO $12.98 1.99 2.99 4.99 5.99 All Remaining SUMMER HATS 6.99 This Weekend on Graham's Balcony! VALUES UP TO $14.98 (jrahams ALL SALES FINAL - NO LAYAWAYS - NO EXCHANGES fM<{ffWWWmXfC<M(ff(fff(ff(((f(((((ffSi i SATURDAY WATERMELON" JAMBOREE AT EAST END GROCERY It's Happening Out At EAST END GROCERY 11,500 Ibs. Red Ripe Watermelon Coming To Us SEASON'S LOWEST PRICE ON WATERMELONS SATURDAY AT |AST-.|NP GROCERY! 30 * POUND AVERAGE MELONS-RICH, RED, 4UICY, RIPE I COME AND ©IT YOURS AT f AST IND.9ROCifcY«

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