The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 4, 1955 · Page 22
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 4, 1955
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B-*A!90no (lo.) Upper Des Molne* Thursday, August 4, 1955 Potratz Reunion Held Sunday Whitlerrtbre—The annual Potratz reunion was held at the Fairgrounds at Algona Sunday. Those present included Mr and Mrs R. Potratz and son Martin, Mr and Mrs Herbert Potratz and sons, Walter Meyer and son Richard, Mr and Mrs Paul Potratz and lamily, Mr and Mrs Edward Maahs and family, Mr and Mrs Elmer Maahs and Mr and Mrs Maynard Roeber and family o! Whittemorei Mr and Mrs Hugo Potratz and Remember To Get Your CARNATION Cottage Cheese THIS WEEK-END At Your Grocer's family, Mr and Mrs Francis Schwendomann and family and Mr'and Mrs Clarence Struecknr and family of Fort Dodge; Mr and Mrs Arthur Tielz and family «[ Titonka: Mr anci Mrs Wilmar Wichtendahl and family and Mr and Mrs Alvin Potratz and family of Lott.s Creek; Mr and Mrs Loren Barker and family of Cedar Falls; Mr and Mrs David Berkland and son of Fenton; Mr md Mrs August Steen, Triumph, Minn.; and Mr and Mrs John Hopkins and family of Algona. Portland Twp. By Mrs. Victor Fitch About 50 people mostly of Portland, gathered Sunday, July 24 for the annual picnic at the Jail Park in honor of the Carney -lood family, former residents of Portland. Mr and Mrs Verle Nelson accompanied Mr and Mrs Raymond Sohutjer on a tour through Yel- 'owstone National Park and Giac- ier National Park. They were gone a week. Mr and Mrs Glen Larsen and family, Mr and Mrs Levant Moore and family, Mrs Minnie Larsen and Mrs Hedwig Larsen picniced at Clear Lake Sunday They also called on Mr and Mrs Fred Jennings at Sexton. David and Sharon Hix spent Sunday night and Monday with Korene and Judy Fitch and Mr and Mrs Victor Fitch. Korene and Judy spent Monday evening at the Art Hix home. An annual Nel=on family picnic was held Sunday, July 31, at the Edge Water Park at Albert Lea. Those attending from here, were Mr and Mrs Herbert Nelson and family, Me and Mrs Verio Nelson and boys, Mr and Mrs Henry Nelson of Titonka. Mr and Mrs Laurence Presthus attended the family reunion Sunday, July 31 at th<? Call Park at Algona. About twenty relatives were present for the occasion. Mr and Mrs George Wundra •md family of Hopkins, Minn, spent two days at the Elwood Nelson home. Mrs Wundra :s a sister of Mrs Nelson. Mr and Mrs Herbert Nelson of Hopkins, Minn, spent Sunda> night at the Herbert Nelson home in Portland. Mr and Mrs Walter Madison and Mr and Mrs OrvilJ-j Mnlan and family of Swea City were Sunday visitors at the home of Mr and Mrs Otto Rentzel. POINTERS Elsbecker And Simons Vows At Bancroft Bancroft—In a pretty wedding ceremony performed in St. John's Cathoic Church, Saturday •nornins at 8:30, Miss Phyllis Elsbecker became the bride of Ralph Simons of St. Benedict. Rev. J. IT. Schultes performed the ceremony. Mi=s Elsbecker is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Leo Elsbecker and is -a graduate of St. John's high school. Since her graduation she has been employed at Welp's Hatchery. Mr Simon was employed by the Menke Trucking Co. before going to St. Benedict where he is employed. At Wedding — Husband Dies Friends here received word Saturday of the sudden death of Mr Decker of Emmetsburg, the. father of Vernon Decker, husband of Betty Decker, daughter >f Mr and Mrs Roy Schiltz. Mrs Vernon Decker was here for the wedding of Miss Elsbecker and Ralph Simon and did not receive the tragic news until she returned home that afternoon. Mi- Decker suffered a heart attack Saturday forenoon. Mrs Richard Long and her daughter, Mrs Newbrough and son are on a vacation in Illinois where they are visiting relatives. Mrs Long is 87 years old. Mr and Mrs Laurence Bergman entertained at a picnic dinner at their home Monday evening in honor of relatives visiting the McGuire families. They were Mrs Marie Mahoney and lady friend of Seattle; Miss Judy Ehr, Moose Lake, Wash.; Rose Foss. Minot, North Dakota. They are brothers and sisters of Mrs Bergman. Alice and Janice Menke, who have been visiting their sister, Mrs Tom Lensing and family at Ames returned home Saturday. Mr and Mrs Richard Menke and Kay went after them. Betty Lensing went with them to Ames where she will spend a week. A shower honoring Miss Ruth Ann Becker was held Sunday afternoon in St. John's Hall. Miss Becker is the daughter of Mr and Mrs James Becker and will he- come the bride of Gene Elsbecker, son of Mr and Mrs Clem Elsbecker in St. John's Catholic church. Aug. 17. They will make their home here. MANY 3ERIOUS RM?rA FIRES A"RE CAUSED FARM MACHINERY. CHECK THESE PRECAUTIONS,- I URN OFF MOTOR WHEN FILLING TCACTOR. ALWAYS FILL IN DAYLIGHT AWAY FROM BUILDINGS. USE UNBREAKABLE SHMMEHT BULB UNDER GAS TANK.. KLEP TIRE EXT\NGU1SHER "A (M TRACTOR. AND IN H FARM •LAKOTA By Mrs Jerry Heetland The Messers and Mesdames Burdette Hoeppner and John Berschman. left Sunday for a week's Hills. Rev. -. "-C ,1 £^ KEEP MACHINERY AWAYVROM WAY AND LITTER. OKI CLEAN FLOORS •7 HAVE SPECIAL SHED TOR. GASOLINE OIL INFLAMMABLE LIQUIDS. AWAY FROM OTHER BUILDINGS. v vacation in the Black and Mrs Harlan Kruse and Paul left Monday for their vacation. A trip to the w?st and southwest states is planned. Rev. Otto Frerking will conduct the church services for Die 7th and 14th of August, with no services the 21st. Mr and Mrs Carl Gerzema had as thuir guests last week Mrs Gerzema's nephew, Mr and Mrs E. R. Frencks of Dallas, Texas. Mr and Mrs Orville Ruby, and family attended a Ruby family reunion at Call Park, Algona. Sunday. Mr and Mrs Robert Beemer had HS their guests Thursday and Friday, Mr and Mrs Juno John^on and daughter of Villiseo. Mrs Beemer is u niece of Mr John- Mi's Burdette Hoeppner was hostess to the Mary Circle of Pres bylerian women Thursday evening. Mrs Wayne Heetland reviewed tlie llth Chapter of Acts and Mrs Fred Schroeder hud a Social Action topic. Mike Dia/. of Albert Le;i was a recent caller at the Charles Gutknccht home. Mr and Mrs C. F. Ennenberg are in Minneapolis this week on a buying trip for the hardware store. Mr and Mrs J. E. Ukena and the former's mother, Mrs Ida Ukena were guests of Dr. ana Mrs Maynard Ukena in Ames Sunday to celebrate Mrs Ida Ukenn's birthday, which is Aug. 1st. Rev. and Mrs Geruld Ukena, Charla and Julie of West Union but now vacationing at Twin came on Monday and with Mrs Ida Ukena were dinner guests of Mr and Mrs J. E. Ukena. Mr and Mrs Carl Gerxema and Kent attended u reunion of the Frencks at the Park in Elmort Sunday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Wm. Kienitz entertained Mr and Mrs John Vickers and Mrs Ednu Vickers nl De.s Moines on Saturday. Daughter, Former Livermore Pastor, Weds Recently Livetmote—-Those from here, who attended the wedding and reception of Joan Phillips, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs Robert Phillips, former Livermore Methodist pastor now of Laurens, were Mr and Mrs Dick Schultz and Millie Swenson of Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr and Mrs Har- did Stoddard, Mrs Kenneth Howard, Mrs Hartley Machentosh and Phyllis and Naricy and Mr and Mrs Wallace Hauck. The Rev. Phillips assisted the Rev. Kitterman with wedding ceremony and he also gave his daughter in marriage. Delia Dek Hostess Mrs Karl Baessler was hostess to the Delta Dek Club members at her home Friday afternoon. High prize at bridge went to Mrs Harry Zigrong, second high to Mrs August Paulson and traveling prize to Mrs John Olson. Mrs John Olson and Mrs Culvert Johnson were guests. W.S.C.S. Hostess Mrs Burrell Smith entertained the W. S. C. S. at her home Wednesday afternoon. The business meeting was conducted by the president, Mrs Hartley Mackintosh. The lesson was given by Mrs Harold Stoddard. Refreshments were served to the members at the close of the meeting. LEAVES. $TALKSsK; FROM MOYIKG PARTS OP I. MACHINES. ^^_^Kossuth Mutual Insurance Assn. LOLA SC'JFFHAM, Sec'y. Mr and Mrs Carl V. Johnson were Sunday dinner and supper guests at the home of their daughter, Mrs Jerry Bonstetter and family at Fort Dodge. The Just-For-Fun Club members were entertained at the home of Lena Altman Wednesday afternoon. Following a dessert luncheon auction bridge was the afternoon's entertainment. High prize went to Mrs Harry "lark and second high to Mrs Richard McKenna and the traveling prize to Mrs Anna Welter, Mrs McKenna and Mrs Clark were guests. Mr and Mrs Alvin Lenertz and family attended the K. C. picnic at St. Joe Sunday noon. The infant son of Mr and Mrs Raymond Berte was baptized Sunday at St. Joseph's Church by Father Leo Schumacher. He was named Handy Arthur. Sponsors were Mr and Mrs Walter Freilinger. Dinner guests at the Berte home in honor of the baptism were Mr and Mrs Walter Freilinger and family and Mr and Mrs Art Vaudt'and Marilyn. Visitors Monday at the Altman home were Mr and Mrs J. B. Mertz of West Bend and Mr and Mrs Paul Erpelding of St. Joe. Guests Sunday at the Cramer Davis home were Mr and Mrs Victor Newton of Clarion and Mr and Mrs George Biegger of St. Petersburg, Florida. Mrs Newton is Mr Davis' mother and Mrs Biegger is his uncle. Mr and Mrs Edward Hansen were Sunday evening visitors at the Herman Vaudt home in Whittemore. Mr and Mrs Gale Berryhill left Friday for Superior, Wis. for a short visit with their son, Jim Berryhill, and with Mr and Mrs Wilfred Berryhill. Mr and Mrs Frank Hoffmann spent Wednesday at Spirit Lake with their daughter, Mrs Donald Clark and children, who spent the week there. Mr and Mrs Arnold Kellner and Jerome George Foth, and George and Alvin Lenertz attended thv funeral for George Thul at St. Joe Thursday morning. Mrs Nick Klein is assisting with the care of her father, Frank Hilbert, who is ill at his home in St. Joe. Martin James Lenz, infant son of Mr and Mrs Harry Lenz, was baptized Sunday morning al Immanuel Lutheran Church by the Rev. Loesch. Sponsors were Mr and Mrs Oscar Kollestad of Ottosen. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Martin of Oklahoma are here visiting hi.' sister, Mrs Tom McKenna, ;ind Mrs Martin's brother, Norman Scott. A daughter was born Saturday to Mr and Mrs John Lenurts! at the Mercy 'liospiidl in Ft. Dodge At the meeting of the Women's Society of Christian Service at the home of Mrs Bu.Tell Smith Wednesday afternoon the ladies had a handkerchief shower in honor of Mrs Harold Frederick on her birthday. Mr and Mrs Henry Groh and family attended a family, reunion at Mason City Sunday. David Ditsworth of Waco, Tex. is spending two weeks visning at the W. L. C'oleman home. There is room for 40 people to stand at one time on the Statue of Liberty's head. Bernmghaus Clan Reunites July 31 Whtlfemore — A BerninghaAS family reunion was held at thie Emmetsburg Park Sunday. Present were Mr and Mi's Hugo Berninghaus and farrilly, Mrs Wm. Berninghaus and son Rudolph, Schmeling and daughter Nancy, all of here. Mrs Jean Wagerbreth of St. Louis. Mo.; Mr and Mrs Rudolph Berninghaus, Mr and Mrs Gilbert Berninghaus, Mr and Mrs Gustav Berninghaus Sr. and son Gus, Mr and Mrs Tim Klein and family, Mr and Mrs Herman Snider and family, Mr and Mrs Paul Berninghaus and family of West Bend, Mr and Mrs Louts Berninghaus and'family of Lone Rock. Swett Youths At Camp This Week Swea City — Several young people from Immanuel Lutheran church, accompanied by pastor Youngquist and his assistant Theodore Carlson, are attending Bible Camp at Okoboji this week. They include Janet Thoreson, Janice Sanfter, Rota Walker, Ruth, Ann. Pehrson, and Don Youngquist. Circle 1 of Immanuel Lutheran Mission Aid Society, will sponsor an ice cream social at Luther Hall, Saturday evening, Aug. 6. Besides the home made ice cream, the ladies will serve cake, pie and coffee. Rev. and Mrs A. M. Youngquist and family took a day off Sunday and visited relatives in St. Peter, Minn., after attending morning worship service in Fairmont. The morning service here was conducted by his assistant. The annual family reunion of the Visney family was held Sunday at Estherville. Attending from here were the G. D. Curtises and the Frank Smouse family. Sixty two persons were present. The excessive heat kept an aged aunt and four others from attending, and also brought the affair to a close early in the afternoon. Mrs Sadie Byers-Anderson, in her eighties, was taken by ambulance to Holy Family hospital at Estherville for medical treatment, following several days of illness. Andetson, who h&a been a patient there for several weeks, following surgery for a broken hip, returned to his home. Anderson is reported to be making a goo4 recovery. He sustained a broken hip In a fall. Overcome By Heat Tiibnka — Mrs Stanley Harris was overcome by the heat, last Thursday morning, as she was working in the Postoffice. She was taken to the Buffalo Center hospital and was to rerinain there tor a few days. Classifieds Pay Dividends Let Your Flock ) The Amazing New f liquid Poultry Wormef- J?ut CHICK-N TEE in your flock** drinking water and remove roundworms and ceca} worm* it) one_application. •"" ROBINSON PRODUCE Algona Wesley AUGUST 2} (P.E % I 'J% In Big 26-qf. Aluminum Waste Basket • Modern hammered-flnlih In durable aluminum. Can't rust out. • Rigid rolled edge. Sides lock-seamed for extra strength. • Big 26-quart capacity. Feather-light for easy emptying. 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