The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 7, 1955 · Page 24
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 24

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 7, 1955
Page 24
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CALL STATE PARK HAS ONE OF BIGGEST WEEK-ENDS OVER RECENT JULY 4TH HOLIDAY Oakdalc near Iowa City. Previous to his illness, he farmed near Swea City. An AlgoAa group look advantage of the fine holiday weaiher •nd the facilities of Call Stale Park south of Algona io have a rtoon picnic over the 4th of July. In photo at extreme left are shown, left lo right. Chuck Hardgrove, Atha Hardgrove, Marilyn Brown, holding young Son Jeffery. Vaughn Brown, Dorothy Hardgrove and al the wiener sticks. Kitty and Virginia Hardgrove. ^ LuVerne church group staged its annual summer homecoming W Call State Park last Sunday, when the LuVerne Evangelical Though Call State Park, south -of Algona, is one of the smaller parks in the state, it is one of the most heavily used of them all. and getting more popular every year. according to Louis NuehVing. caretaker. The 4th of July weekend probably saw the greatest attendance the park has evei known, says Nuehring, althougr. Father's Day was one of the biggest single days in history. • Nuehring says that if Call State Park continues to increase in popularity it will be necessary to expand its facilities, and he States that "just as soon as we get mor'e money" from the'lowa Conservation Commission, additional picnic and parking areas will be constructed. "Folks, are swell about keeping the park clean", says Nuehring. "but it's getting so we just can't pack them all in, especially on special holidays." Call 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, iron wood, redhaw, hickory, ash, oak, elm, basswood, soft and hard maple, walnut and butternut, all in natural state. Caretaker Nuehring, a fighter pilot veteran of 34 months in the last 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 lo right. Harry Naffziger, Mrs Harry Naffziger, Rev. J. Paul Stevens, Marianne Stevens, Mrs Stevens, Mrs Paul Blumer, Mrs Arthur Maass and Bobby, Mrs Henry Marly and Mr Marly, Mrs Lawrence Marty, Mrs Fred M7rkle, Melvin Merkle, Esther Merkle, Lawrence Marly, and Lavon Maass (who has just filled her plate at the picnic table). At the waler 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 htre, with MM Fred Hums, 78, present as head of the Harms family. Members from as far distant as Oklahoma attended, and a feature of the affair was a "crasy hat dress-up", shown in the photo above. Pictured left to right a/e Mfs ttobt. Block, Mrs fiussell Banwart, Russell Banwart, Mrs Ban Block, Katy Harms, Irvin Harms, Mrs Irvin Harms, Mrs Julius Harms. Ffbni SWEA CITY NEWS ;; Mr and Mrs Ellsworth Stevens and children of Minneapolis were Saturday guests at the Walter O. Smith home. . Fourth of July guests at the home of Mrs Lilly Bone and Mrs Ellen Johnson included Mrs Adolph Skaar and their daughter, Mrs Wayne Smith and son, Dale. All are of DeKalb, 111. The Skaars are former Swea Cityans !&Ir and Mrs Marvin Uhr, formerly of Swea City, have bought a home in Fairmont, Minn., and will live there. Mr Uhr was recently relaesed from the sanitarium for tubercular patients at BURT NEWS Mr and Mrs Leonard Daniels and Mrs Bi-rtba Stow were guests at the C. L. am) B. L. Phelps home near Titonka Monday. The occasion was in honor of Mr Daniels' birthday anniversary. Mr and Mrs Soderquist and children of Wuukegan 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 Burt in September. Susan and Marva Lee Baum of Nevada visited, recently with Mr and Mrs -Ervvin Schwietert. The girls are nieces of Mrs Schwie- 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 al Clarion park Sunday for the Ezarski families. Mrs Lucy Newville, Miss Margaret Carelson, Mr and Mrs Harold Tnft and family of Ames and Mrs Julia Taft visited Helen Taf! 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 Fol- kevL Sleeker as hostesses. The topic will be lechincolor 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. Kois 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. Engagement Announced row, left io right, Keith Gary Banwart, Robt. Block, Fred Harms, Julianne Harms. Also, over the 4th, the Herman Thilges family of Union township figured the shady glens of Call State Park would be the ideal picnic locale. In pjiolo 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. 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 wilT 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 ... *l. Algona Barber Shops in ALGONA BARBER SHOP BUD'S BARBER SHOP BUNKOFSKE BARBER SHOP FOX BARBER SHOP FURST BARBER SHOP HIGLEY BARBER SHOP Big News on Graham's Balcony Ladies SHORTS $1 All Reduced To Sizes 10 to 20 Summer SKIRTS 398 $5.98 Values Sizes 22 to 30 DRASTIC REDUCTIONS in SUMMER FASHIONS • SIZES For All Women ! • STYLES for Every Occasion ! • PRICES Terrifically Low ! DRESSES Late Spring & Early Summer BLOUSES 2 f«r $5 Famous Make Summer Styles SWIM SUITS Ladies - Misses - Children* ENTIRE l/_ STOCK /3 VALUES UP TO $7.98 » VALUES UP TO $8.98 VALUES UP TO $10.98 VALUES UP TO $12.98 VALUES UP TO $14.98 1.99 2.99 4.99 5.99 6.99 All Remaining SUMMER HATS This Weekend on Graham's Balcony! Grahams All SALES FINAL - NO LAYAWAYS - NO EXCHANGES SATURDAY 'WATERMELON" JAMBOREE AT EAST END GROCERY If $ Happening Out At EAST END GROCERY 11500 Ibs. Red Ripe Watermelon Coming To Us SEASON'S LOWEST PRICE ON WATiiMfLQNS §ATURDAY AT EAST IND ©ROCIRY! 30 * POUND AVERAOI MELONS-RICH, REP, JUICY, RIPE! COM! AND ©IT YOURS ATJAJT END SiOCfiY!

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