The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 21, 1955 · Page 3
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Rebekah Lodge Rebekah lodge will meet Tuesday, July 26, in the Moose hall at 8 o clock. Card Club Hosless Mrs Beth Pommer entertained the members of her card club last week Wednesday afternoon. Pre.Nupfial Shower Sharon Ringsdorf was honored at a pre-miptial miscellaneous shower Wednesday evening in the St. Cecelia's Hall. She was assisted in the opening of her gifts by her sisters, Beverly and Bonnie. Hostesses were her sister, Mrs Glen Hildebrand, Mrs Joe Cogley and daughter, Dorothy, and Mrs Robert Ringsdorf of Woden. SO At Seiler Reunion A Seiler family picnic was held at the Call Park Sunday, July 17. Those attending were: Mrs Henry Seiler, Algona; Mr and Mrs A. J. Seiler, Wesley; Mr and Mrs J. N. Seiler and family, St. Benedict; Mr and Mrs M. H. Seiler and, family, Sexton; Mr and Mrs Martin BJeich and family, Miller; Mr and Mrs Vincent Seiler and family, Fort Dodge; Mr and Mrs Dale Swaney and family, Mr and Mrs June Noble both of Britt; Mr and Mrs Lawrence Besch and family, Whittemore; Mr and Mrs John Seiler, Humboldt. Degree of Honor « The Degree of Honor Carnation club met Monday evening' with Viola Douglas. Assistant hostesses were Mary Olson, Mabel Hargreaves and Patty McGinnis. Canasta was played and high and low prizees went to Maxine Clegg and Rosella Larson. Joan Scott won the lucky chair prize. There •was also an exchange of "secret sister" gifts. The pleasure of the meeting was somewhat marred when Mrs . Douglas accidently got her finger in the electric fan and almost severed it. Mrs Hargreaves took care of the wound and Mrs Douglas later consulted a doctor. Rath Family Picnic Mr and Mrs Harvey, Rath and DoHs attended a family picnic Sunday at Tuttle Lake. The picnic was in honor of Mr arid Mrs James Rath who with their little nine months old daughter reached the States recently from Japan where James was in service. He is the son of Mr and Mrs Fred Rath' of Swea City. His wife is a native Japanese. He has not decided where he will locate. It has been' five years since he was in the States. One Man Fire Dept. Jim Dodds turned out to be a one-man fireman Saturday afternoon when he discovered a fire in Ihe barn of his dad. Homer Dodds, who lives four miles north of the Hobarion corner from Highway 18 west of Algona. Jim was driving past his dad's place when he saw smoke billowing from the barn. He rushed to the house, called the Algona fire department and then headed for the barn where he got the cattle out and began throwing water on Iho fire. The barn had completely filled with smoke, and'flames were just getting a good start. Jim was partially overcome with smoke when help arrived. Firemen checked smoldering boards and loose straw before returning to Algona. Company '^-Picnic > 'j»-'~> a: •, ,, A Moorman company picnic was held Monday at Call State park. Those in attendance were Mr and Mrs Irvin Schueller of Mallard, Mi- and Mrs Irvin Matheason of Wallingford, George Kissner of Lone Rock, Gene Schueller of Whittemore, Mr and Mrs William Rothdahl of Titonka, Mr and Mrs Don Prieskorn, Mr and Mrs C. J. McEvoy, Mr and Mrs Joe Elbert, Mr and Mrs William Elbert and the respective families. Mr and Mrs Joe Roll, of Fort Dodge, parents oil Mrs Prieskorn were guests. Okoboji House Party Mrs Joel Herbst entertained at a house party from Monday till Thursday at her cottage at Lake Okoboji. Guests were Mrs Rhoda Bonar, Mrs H. M. Smith, Mrs Don Hutchison, Mrs Henry Pletch and Helen Dingley. Mrs Julius Kunz also entertained a group of friends one day last week. Family Dinner Hostess Mrs Carrie St. John entertained at a family dinner Wednesday evening, July 13 and had as guests Mr and Mrs Harry Lauritson and Ray Hentjes, of Camarillo, Calif., Mr and Mrs Mart Elmore, Mr and Mrs Francis Nelson and family, Mr and Mrs Wilfred St. John, Mr and Mrs Durwood St. John and family, Everett St. John, Arthur Beck, of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Mr and Mrs Earl Lauritson and family of Ringsted, and Mr and Mrs William Kinsey. Wedding Licenses To 6 Couples Wedding licenses were issued to six couples during the past week in thu office of Alma Pearson, district court clerk. They went to the following couples: July 14 — Dale W. Lockwood and Kathleen J. Smith, Burt; Charles E. Elbert and Sharon Lee Ringsdorf, Algona; Peter English and Ida Harbison, Belmond. July 15 — Jos. W. Lynch, Lone Rock, and Janice J. Simuns, Fenton. j u ly ig — Leroy J. Olson, Estherville, and Velma J. Schlicht, Des Moines. j u ly 19 _ Roy J. Clow, Truman, Minn, and Rainona M. Selberg, Ledyard. Prairie Neighbor Picnic July 10 Wesley — Prairie Neighbors and their familys had their annual picnic Sunday, July 10, at' the I.O.O.F. hall. It was scheduled for the City park but due to the heavy rain it was held indoors. The group met Tuesday at the Fred Bohri farm with Mrs I red Rasmussen'as assistant hostess Seventy-five persons attended the picnic. John Arbuthnot, a Scotsman, was the creator of the character known as John Bull. Edith M. Reed Rites Saturday Last rites for Edith M. Reed. 80, former long-time resident of Algona, were held at the McCullough Funeral Chapel at 11 a.m. Saturday. Rev. G. G. Hallauer officiated and burial was in the Irvington Cemetery. Miss Reed died at Ottumwa Tuesday night and her body was shipped here for burial. Edith Mae, daughter of Mr and Mrs John Reed, was born on a farm north of Algona in 1875. She attended school here and then graduated from Drake U., later serving as music teacher in the local schools. Her parents, a brother and sister preceded her in death. ' Survivors include a cousin, Mrs Rosa Jones, Algona, a nephew and two nieces. Samuel Reed, an early pioneer, was her grandfather. She was a member of/ the Drake 50-year club and University Christian Church. Installation For Ottosen Auxiliary Oitosen — The local unit of the American Legion Auxiliary met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs W. :G. Cooper. Installation of KS^was held with Mrs Fred pen the installing officer. Officers are: president, Mrs Mike Coyle; vice president, Mrs Martin Meyer; secretary, Mrs Jacob Ryg; treasurer, Mrs Essie Cooper; chaplain, Mrs Richard Kinselh; sgl.-al-arms, Mrs Antone Speich; and historian, Mrs Victor Meyer. Mrs Antone Speich and Mrs W. G. Cooper were appointed to plan and make out the year books for the coming year. Mrs Antone Speich is also poppy chairman. This group will not meet in August. Kluger To Head County Legion C. S. Kluger, Swea City, was elected the new American Legion Commander for Kossuth county ut the annual election of officers here last Wednesday night. He succeeds Fred Koppen of Lakota. Others elected were Russell Harris, Whittemore, vice- commander; G. D. Brundage, Algona, finance officer; Father Adams, Bancroft, chaplain; and Lester G. Fuchsen, Whittemore, sergeant-at-arms. Over 900 Visit Williams Pontiac More than 900 persons attended the two-day grand opening hold last week here by the new Ernie Williams Pontiac-Cadillac auto firm, and more than fifty of them won prizes in the several drawings that were held at the iirm's showroom across from the" courthouse during the two days. The new auto firm, owned by Ernie Williams who also is owner of the John Deere store on Diagonal street, is operating a general automotive business, witn i- full staff of new personnel. Bargain Prices On Pool Tickets Swimming season tickets for patrons of Algeria's Municipal Swimming Pool will drop to half price Friday, according to an announcement from manager Howie Stephenson this week. About six weeks' swimming activities remain" before the pool closes near the end of August. Graveside Rites Graveside rites were held Wednesday afternoon :it 2 p.m. ai Eustlawn Memorial Gardens foi Jerry Gene, infant son of Mr and Mrs Eugene Schattschneider of Algona. Rev. Luther Loesch. Trinity Lutheran pastor, officiated. McCullough's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. The baby was born prematurely at St. Ann hospital Tuesday evening and lived only a short time Mr* Schattschneider is reportedly in good condition. Jerry Gene was their first child. UDM Classified* Pay Dividend* Wesleyans Go For Good Horses Wesley —Although Wesley has no official saddle club,' it is a horse-minded town. Riding horses and ponies are frequently seen and owners of the animals are strong in their belief that the horse is not a relic of the past. Rich Railing and their five children highly prize a gaited Tennessee walking horse. The horse is often hitched to a topless buggy and the children go for rides. They also have two burros, gentle ana broken to ride. Jim Raney has two beautiful riding horses, and the Ed Downs family have 12 registered and grade ponies, three with colts. A team of them is frequently hitched to a miniature chuck wagon. They also have a red sorrell stallion, which they can drive. Garel Leeks have a tame goat that can be hitched to a cart, and a number of other Wesley youngsters have tame coons. Drake U. Offers History Course DES MOINES (Special) — A Drake University course to be ol- fered in Algona this summer will start Monday (July 25). It is "Iowa History" to be taught by Dr. William Houlette, assistant professor of history. The class will meet Monday through Friday for three weeks, 9 a.m. to noon in the high school. Registration will be at the first class meeting. "Iowa History" is the tenth course to be offered in Algona since Drake's off-campus program Was started in 1946. The courses enable students to receive academic credit in their own communities towards a teaching certificate or a college degree. Opens New C.P.A. Office Here Mark L. Bransgaard has been assigned to manage the Algona branch office of the firm of Sidney B. Smith, Fort Dodge, certified public accountant. The new office has opened in the Sawyer building. Mr Bransgaard, a 1942 graduate of the University of Minnesota, is married and has two children. Mrs Bransgaard is'a sister of Mrs Joe Bradley of Algona. Shower Honors At Bancroft Bancroft— Donna Lampe was honored at a shower Sunday in St. John's Church. Donna is the daughter of Mr and Mrs H. K. Lampe and will be married July,/23:iat Cedar .Rapids to Maynard Long, of Cedar'Rapids. Donna, Lois and Kenneth Lampe and Maynard Long spent the weekend with relatives here. Mrs H. K, Lnmpo and Dnryle went to Cedar Rapids with them and will remain their till after the wedding. Mrs Elizabeth I^ampe and Mrs Mary Laurience and Delbert spent this week in Sioux City where they attended the wedding of Mrs Lampe's granddaughter. Mr and Mrs Roy' McGuire and Pat and Dick McGuire of Titonka spent the weekend at Arnold's Park. Mrs Art Long and daughter Alice, of Des Moines spent the weekend in Minneapolis. Mrs Ed Goche returned Saturday from Holy Family hospital, where she had been a patient for ten days. John Farrow has been very ill at his home pince Saturday. Mrs Ralph Menke became suddenly ill Saturday evening and is confined to her bed. Mrs Montgomery of Peterson spent the weekend with Mr and Mrs Raymond Menke. Linda Nenmers was honored at a birthday party Monday afternoon when her mother invited a group of little folks in to help her celebrate her third birthday. Peter Movick, Oftosen, Is A Bridegroom Ottosen — Trinity Lutheran Church at Mason City was the scene of the wedding of Jean Prescott, daughter of Mr and Mrs Jesse Prescott of Cletfr Lake, and Peter L. Movick Jr., son of Mr and Mrs Peter Movick, Sr, Hazel Court, Saturday, July 9. The Movicks are former Ottosen residents. Dr. R. A. Harrisville performed the ceremony. Mrs John C. Kohoutek of Mason City was maid of honor and Bernard Movick was his brother's best man. Ushers were Marvin and Arlo Movick of Mason City, also brothers. A reception for 120 guests was held in the church basement after the ceremony. The couple will be at home in Mason City. The bride is a graduate of Clear Lake high school and the Hamilton School of Commerce and is employed by Allied Mills Inc. in Mason City. The bridegroom is a graduate of Ottosen high school and is employed by the Oliver Corp., Charles City. Student Pastor Tom Barnes, student pastor, who has been working in the vicinity the past four' weeks, is now in Livermore. However, he will fill the pulpit at the Pres; byterian Church in Ottosen , on Sunday, "July 24, and Sunday,-, JiUy 31, and again Sunday, Aug. 14. Group III of the Trinity Lu- Urban Shirt Tale as seen in CHARM Meticulously tailored, the bright little shirtwaist with a fashion trick or two up its sleeve. It knows no season, cuffs to a new high, wears a velvet dandy's bow at it? collar and boasts a skirt full of unpressed pleats. Time-telling cotton clock print by C.ilin-Hall-Marx shuns wrinkles, takes to washing. Toni Todd docs it in brown, green, red or black., .Sizes 12 to 20. $9.95 tncran Ladies Aid will hold ft food and bake sale at the Commercial Building in Ottosrn, Saturday evening, July 23, beginning at four o'clock. Also they will serve n cafeteria supper. Mrs Sylvan Jacobson is chairman of this group. Infant Baptized Mary Joan, infant daughter of Mr anrl Mrs Lowell Shelgren of Gilmore City, was baptized Sun- dny during services at Trinity Lutheran Church, Rev. Harold Mountain officiating. The maternal grandmother, Mrs Roy Enockson, carried the baby and sponsors were the maternal grandfather, Roy Enockson, the paternal grandfather, Helmar Shelgren and the baby's aunt, Barbara Enockson. New Church Members At special services Sunday afternoon at the Presbyterian church new members were taken in and several children were baptized. Rev. A. Rameriz, Poca- hcitntas, officiated. Mr and Mrs Mike Froehling and family and Mr and Mrs Leland Hecker and family were taken in as new members by letter. Vern Jule and Albert Bradley, sons of Mr and Mrs Hecker were baptized and the twin daughters of Mr and Mrs Everett Johnson, Nancy Ann and Norma Jean were baptized. Cancer Drive Raises $5,203 • ' Co-chairmen of the Kossuth County Cancer Fund Drive reported this week that a total $5,203.60 has been .contributed to date. While the drive was officially held during the month of April, several townships have yet to report. Contributions generally are about the same as last year, they reported. Chairman of the south half of the county is Dr. Harold Erickson of Algona who reported donations of $3,796 which is slightly over the quota of $3,574. A. E. Anderson of Lakota, chairman of the north half of tho county, reported a total of $l,407.(iO with several townships yet to report. Several contributions were in the form of memorials to cancer victims from the county. Both chairmen expressed their thanks to the many volunteer workers who helped with the drive. Fenton News Guesfs in the Paul Cornelius home Wednesday evening in honor of Mrs Cornelius 1 birthday were Mr and Mrs Lloyd Cornelius and family of Graettinger; Mr and Mrs Alfred McNamar and family of Ringsted and Mr and Mrs Ed Uthof and family. Ruth Miller is spending this week with her sister and family the Melvin Ricklefs at Titonka. Mr and Mrs Ervin Krause and family returned home Friday from a ten day vacation to Palisade, Colo. Dr. and Mrs John Waite took Ruby Hantelman, sister of Mrs Waile to Des Moines, from where she took a plane to San Francisco, where she is employed. Miss Hantelman has spent the past week here visiting relatives. Mr and Mrs Paul Voigt and girls and Mr and Mrs Dale Weisbrod and girls enjoyed the past weekend together at Lake Okoboji. Mr and Mrs Eddie Silrum ana family of Minneapolis and Mr and Mrs Arnold Haller and family of Marble Rock spent the weekend in the parental Morris Mitchell home. Joe Verbruge of Armstrong spent several days this past week visiting in the Oliver Stoeber home. Mr and Mrs Art Voigt and Mr and Mrs W. P, Wolfe were Sunday visitors in the S. S. Whitmore home at Rolfe. Tom Cooper Visits Tom Cooper, formerly NW Bell Telephone 'manager here, visitec. Algona this week at the head of a special group of technicians specializing in long distance Thursday, July 21, 1955 Algona (la.) Upper De» MolnM-3 Humboldt To Get New Postoff ice It was stated in an announcement from the post office department this week that Humboldt will have a new post office building by Jan. 1, 1956. It will be built by a private individual umd leased to the government, following the present post office trend. Mr and Mrs Ben P. St. John will finance the erection of the 40 x 60 foot brick' block building on North Taft Street in that city. A home now on the site will either be moved or torn down to make room for the structure. There will be 2,480 square feet of first floor space and 200 square feet of dock area, and if a basement is included, that space will bo turned into offices to be rented to local persons. Due to the size of the national debt, the post office department is now leasing buildings such as ;he one in Humboldt, instead of building its own as in the past. The department takes a 10 year lease, with one five-year renewal option. The government has already leased similar buildings BLANKET SALE SPECIAL! 100% ALL-WOOL 3-LB. Blanket with 5-year mothproof guarantee. Seven inch satin binding. Gorgeous colors. Buy now at special prieel FREE Plastic Blanket Bag on All Blankets $4.95 or Over BEVERAGE HEADQUARTERS - CASH AND CARRY - HOME DELIVERY Down Come Beverage Prices —FOR HOME CONSUMPTION— NOW EVERYDAY IOWIR BEVERAGE PRICES AT BARRY'S RECREATION Small Charge for Deliver/. As Always, We Are Open From 7:00 A.M. to 12:00 o'clock Midnight Monday through Saturday. Open 9:00 A.M. to 1 0:00 A.M. Sundays. 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