The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 4, 1955 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 4, 1955
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Funeral Held for Drowning Victim Sunday Funeral services for Melvin C. Bruellman, 14, Ottosen, son 01 Mr and Mrs George Bruellman, was held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in the Apostolic Christian Church at West Bend, Paul Banwart of ficiated at the services and bum! was in the church cemetery. McCullough's Funeral Chnpel was ir charge of arrangements. Melvin drowned Thursday evening at Spirit Lake. He was declared dead at 11.20 p.m. by Dickinson County Coroner, Dr. K L. Clayton, after nearly four hours of artificial and mechanical respiration failed to revive him. Melvin had been swimming most of the day, according to a companion, Phillip Fischer, Ji. West Bend. He dived into the water, came to the surface once, then disappeared. His body was recovered in 10 feet of water 12 minutes later by two men with grappling hooks. A rescue squad from the Spirit Lake fire department worked over the boy, using oxygen, a mechanical respiratdr and manual respiration, but could not revive , the youth. It was reported the squad detected a heart flutter during the first hour after the body was recovered. Melvin went to Spirit Lake with his three brothers and sis- j ters-in-law Thursday morning,' and his parents drove to the lake to spend the evening with the. Fischers at their cottage. They were having dinner when the tragedy occurred at 7:30 p.m. Melvin Claire Bruellman was born in Kossuth County, Sept. 25, 1940, and was a sophomore at Ottosen High school. He is survived by his parents, three brothers, Harley, Donald and Eugene and a sister, Elaine, all of Ottosen. Mr and Mrs John Gerber of Algona are maternal grandparents. Seven nieces and nephews also survive. Fort Dodger Winner Here, Women's Golf Sandra Anderson of Fort Dpd^e won the 18-hole championship flight Wednesday at the Algona Country Club during the women's annual invitational tournament. Her sizzling low score of 78 was in keeping with the sizzling hot temneratures. Second place winner in the same flight was Mary Gordon of'Belmond who shot ah 83. First flight winner in 18-hole play was Doris Lemon of Fort Dodge. In the 9-hole championship flight Birch Simmonsen of Sioux City took high honors while Marvel Davis of Emmetsburg placed first in the first flight and Frances Snyder of Fort Dodge, in the second flight. Betty Whitmore of Fort Dodge won a feature prize for coming the closest to the pin on No. 4. A prize for low putts in the 18- hole play was won by Ann Slagle of Algona; and Vi Collins of Sio'ux City was low for putts on 9 holes. Lorain Smith and Helen Ferris tied for low score in 18-hole play for the Algona group with 88's. In the draw, Helen Ferris won first with Lorain second. In the 18-hole first flight for Algona Dottie Greenberg won first. In the 9-hole first flight for Algona Ginny Taylor won first place- while Muble Ireland wen first in the second flight. Gwen Coleman of Clarinda won the door prize. At cards the following winners were named: Bridge: Mildred Meyer, Fort Dodge, first; Mary Gordon, Belmond, second; Frances Snyder, Fort Dodge, third; Kay Muhn, Kanawha, fourth; unil IMty Whitrnore, Fort Dodge, low. Traveling prize for bridge was won by Ardis Corrington of Sioux City Canasta: Ethel Nickel, Eun'lc Grove. Winners in bridge of the Alpo- na group were: Joan Chrischil !<•.-,, first; Bea Holt, second; and Ann Slagle, low. Marge Baker was giwrul c-hair- nian of the invitational and Pat Chrischilles was .sori/i] chaii •'.<•:.n There were over 75 registrations for the event. Lunch was sr-rvcd at noon with the warding o( piix- es in late afternoon. Runaway Car Knocks Out Pole It took a driverless car l , .-(-• that telephone pole out ul /• j, "Soup" Briggs' lawn. F'n •.-.•••: the pole hud been a nuii-a;; i .,.-•: for .years "Soup's" «•!)<• hoc r,< i ;, after him to get it out. V, < , nesday morning the ta.;k '.va; accomplished when Floyd N< ••.>,•• ville's car knocked it i-iiinpli.-ti.-iv out of the ground. Mr Nrv.-vi!l"' had just stepped out of the cur when he saw it startm ; up a slight incline. He attempt !•. get back in the cur i:nd in UK process was able to turn tin wheel so that it veered off to iK right and down into a .-'.fep dip in Briggs' lawn. The sharp Uiop stopped the car und it u.-u-.l almost on its side. Mr Ni\vvtlU apparently suffered some bark injury and wrist injury in his efforts to stop the car. WANT APS BRING RESULTS Mrs Miner/ 74, Rites Tuesday Funeral services for Mrs Fdith Miner, 74, a resident of Algona for the past 73 years, were held at McCullough's Funeral Chapel Tuesday at 2 p.m. Rev. U. G. Hallauer, Congregational Church minister, officiated and burial was in Riverview Cemetery. Mrs Miner died suddenly Saturday at St. Ann hospital, only a day after she entered for treat- ment. She had been hospitalized here and at Sioux Falls.and had been under a doctor's care for the past few years. . Edith M., daughter of George and Mary Jane Williams, was born July 23, 1881 at Ackley, but came to Algona when drily a year old. Later, she married L. A. Miner, and the family lived on East Call street for many years. Mr Miner died in 1937. She was active in church work, was employed in a number of firms in Algoun, and was a member of the Welfare Club. She is survived by three sons, Bob, DCS Plaines, 111.; Melvin, Luverne, Minn.; and Faris, Algona' and a sister, Mrs Mary McChesney, also AJgona. Five grandchildren alsb survive. Pallbearers were Law re nee Gillespie, Bob Williams, .Charles Hinken, William Hilton, Merle Richards- and {Toward Hoenk. Call 5, Draft Quota August Five 22-year olds, registered with the Kossuth County draft board, will report for induction into the armed forces August IS, according to clerk Idela Wood. One ' enlistment was also reported. He is Loreti A. Sti-ecket of Titonka, an army enlistee. There will be four men called for induction Sept. 20. The five who will leave Aug. 15 are: Harold G. Grandgenett, St. Benedict; Donald J. Clnrkeri, LuVerne; Harvey B. Isebfsftid, Titonka; Robert Dodds, Algona; and Richard R. Samp,* formerly Algona, now residing in California. UDM Want Ads Bring Results Frank Butterfield Rites, Bancroft 8ihef6fi«*Funerat services for Frank Butterfield, 89, were held at the Garry Funeral Home, Mori* day afternoon, with, burial iti Greenwood ceme.tery. Rev. August Post officiated. - Mr Butterfield, Kossuth COUtttJ. resident for 68 years, died las; Saturday morning at an Emmets burg rest home. He lived for, 19 years on the 8-Algewa (la.) Upper Des Maine* Thursday, Auguit 4, same fariti near LuVerne, then oriryef i*> Jn 'Algbna, arid the rest of his life was spent in Bancroft, where he farmed for about 30 yjars. ; . • ,'. .• J He leaves thr^e' daughters, Mrs willfam Dooey> (Helen), Bancroft, Mrs 1 Hazel 'Lewis, Algona, aha Mrs Catk Wiener .(Edith), Cedar falls, grid a » brother,' George, 61 Svites ; tyty/a^here; are also 15 grandchildren : artd three ' great- grandchildren. ; Pallbearers were Bert Qulnn, ArmstrongLCharles^jQuinn, Ban- croft; Art Long, Frank Cogley, El win, Odell and Arthur Johnson, Swea City., -, t In 1659 it was unlawful in Massachusetts to have a Merry Christmas. The church penant is the only flag that may be flown above the Stars and Stripes. England was the first country to issue postage stamps. SPERRr a HUTCHINSON CO. AT CONSUMERS SUPER MARKET THIS WEEK-END Give BEEN STAMPS • Your stomp books fill up like magic when you get S & H ' Green Stamps with your grocery purchase at CONSUMER'S! You get one stamp for every lOc worth you buy . . . and the average grocery purchase means you can fill PAGES in your book! Filled books can be exchanged for a wide selection of handsome merchandise items . . . things you've always wanted! Come to CONSUMER'S where you get Green Stamps. Grape-Nuts 2 bxs 33c Greamettes 2-LB. BOX MRS. GRIMES PORK AND BEANS POUND CAN BONNELLE'S READY TO SERVE SPAGHETTI CANS MA BROWN PURE CHERRY PRES' GENUINE JELIO PACKAGE IN OIL CAN D GALLON Please Bring Own Jug PURE GRANULATED SUGAR.... CANNING APRICOTS ICELLO 'CARROTS Sunkisf LEMONS 10 Lbs. for 89c ..Per Lug 1.29 Large Bag lOc DozJ9c COMING IN ! ONE SOLID TRUCKLOAD c FANCY GOOD 4%4% Beef Roast lb 33 Pure Lard 2 its. 310 Bacon Ends 5 ibs. Sic BONELESS Ham Rolls n>. ARMOUR'S CLOVER BLOOM' FAMOUS "BIRDS EYE" FRENCH FRIES AND FISH STICKS BOTH FOR Cheese Spread WHOLE OR HALF 'C 2-LB. BOX PARKAY Colored Oleo 2-POUNDS 470 ICOTS leave Your Order for 30-Lb. Tins FROZEN STRAWBERRIES AND CHERRIES We : give ', -•-;•'•;:' y. : C/r : :;fe^; ! ---,-: SUMERS SUPER MARKET

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