The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 1, 1955 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 1, 1955
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LuVerne Rites Saturday for Mrs Johnson Funeral services for Mrs •Ted Johnson, 43, LuVerne, were held there Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Methodist Church. Rev. Robert Kessinger, pastor, and Rev. Robert Phillips, former pastor who now lives at Laurens, officiated. McCullough's Funeral Chapel of Algona was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in LuVerne Cemetery, Mrs Johnson died at Rochester at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24. June Elizabeth, daughter of Mr and Mrs Jesse Stoddard, was born June 27, 1912. She lived her entire life at LuVerne, graduating in 1930 from. LuVerne high school. She. married Theodore Johnson May 30, 1936, and the couple farmed southwest of Lu- Verne until 1952 when they moved to the present home a mile north of LuVerne. She was born with a rare heart ailment which finally made her an invalid six years ago. Consultation with doc- tors In regard to possible heart surgery had begun when she died in her room at the hospital. Mrs Johnson was a life-long member of the Methodist church and W.S.C.S, Survivors include her husband, her mother, Mrs Marie Stoddard, LuVerne, and four brothers and four sisters, They are Mrs Ralph DimJer and Mrs Bonnie Ellifritz, LuVerne; Mrs Jasper Vaughn, Corwith; Mrs Roberl Wilson, Rutland; Cecil and Russell, Spokane, Washer Gail, ,Omaha, Neb,; and iJoyd, Fort Dodge. An infant son, a brother and her father preceded her in death. Pallbearers were Henry Marr, James Stahl, Albert Renniger, Monte Toohey, Charles and Luther Nygaard. Honor Retiring Carrier Ledyard—Mr and Mrs George Thompson attended a Kossuth Rural Letter Carriers meeting and Pot Luck supper at LuVerne last Tuesday evening. The affair was also honoring the Lou Heiffners of Titonka who are retiring. They were given a gift of money from the group. A nice program was enjoyed. North America is the third largest continent, with Asia and Africa ranking first and second. Special Back - To School Matinee! 2 P. M. SATURDAY Free Comic Books and Candy Thursdaythru Saturday Ito Bojp Best ftfe/irf/i THEIR MUMMY. in the crypt of old King-TtitLj MARIE WINDSOR-MICHAEL ANSARA Directed by CHARLES LAMONT-Screenplay by JOHN GRANT Produced ty HOWARD CHRISTIE -A UHMHW-IIIIUIIAIIOIK FICIUU f/fi* _ PLUS — A WHOLE TOWN WRECKED AND RAVAGED AS RENEGADES RUN RIOT! GENE MARTHA WILLIAM EVANS 'HYER Produced bf WAUACE UiMXMO 0,'Htod tj f«01. SEAilS • Portland Twp. By Mrs. Victor Fitch George Johnson, Charles Clark, Ray Fitch arid Hazel Schmidt visited Wednesday afternoon at the Victor Fitch home. Mr and Mrs Lewis Larsen and Nancy called at the Glen Larsen home Sunday morning. They just returned from a trip through Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois. Stanley Hansen accompanied them on the trip. Mr and Mrs Larsen purchased a hew two-tone Chevrolet just before leaving on their tour. Mr and Mrs Ray Fitch had dinner and visited Sunday at Ray's sister, Mrs Dolph Raney of Algona. Mrs Raney called the Roy Fitch's of Park Rapida, Minn, Sunday afternoon. Roy has been in the hospital for an operation and is not very good at thh> time. Mr and Mrs P. W. Marlow and family attended a family gathering Sunday at the Paul Olsen home in Burt in honor of a sister and family, the George Harms of Red Field, S. D. Other guests of the afternoon were Donald Marlow and Virginia of Lone Rock; Mr and Mrs Donald Marlow Jr. and Debbie of Lone Rock, Mr and Mrs Richard Bristow and family of LuVerne; Mr and Mrs Larry Holding and family, Mr and Mrs Erick See'gebarth of Lone Rock and Mrs Clara Marlow. Mr and Mrs Jim Steven and boys spent Saturday evening at the Jay Steven home helping Mrs Jay Steven , celebrate her birthday. Mr and Mrs Bob Skilling of Irvington and Mr and Mrs Forbus Stiltz and boys of Livermore spent Sunday evening visiting at the Ray Fitch home. Mr and Mrs Jim Steven and boys were Sunday -.dinner guestr, at'the home of Mrs Stevens parents, Mr and Mrs Ben Lamps. The Four Corner Social Club of Portland will meet Tuesday afternoon Sept. 6, at the home of Mrs Jim Steven with Mrs Bernard Phelps, assistant hostess. • WESLEY By Mrs. Viola Sfuder Attend Wedding Mr and Mrs Raymond Carlson, Mr and Mrs Wallace Donovan, Mr and Mrs Frank Johnson and Mr and Mrs Halvor Flom attended the wedding and reception ot their niece, Sharlene Johnson, daughter of Mrs Ruth Johnsou of Britt and the late Elmer Johnson, and Wesley Beenken *»6f Mason City at the Bethel Baptist church in Britt Friday evening, Aug. 26. Auxiliary Party The American Legion Auxiliary will hold its annual membership party Thursday evening, Sept. 1. Moving Away The Don Powers family moved last week to Webster City, the Glenn Fullers moved to Humboldt and the John Sheppard family moved to Spokane, Wash. The Dswey Wilson family moved from Pocahontas to their house vacated by the Sheppard family. Teachers Depart Margaret Flom left last week for Fort Dodge whci'e she will again leach commercial subjects in a public school. Mrs Marie Bleich will begin her teaching of Junior high Social Studies and English in Earlham on Sept. 5. Nancy Doughan is teaching 3rd grade at Burt this year. Marie Osterricher is teaching 3rd grade at Ruthven. To Wed In Calif. Mary Lee Erdman, older daughter of Mr and Mrs Alfrad Erd- nian, will become the bride of Tech. Sgt. Hubert Bowman of the U. S. Air Force Saturday, Sept. 3 at the McCellan Air Force Chapel in McCellan, Calif. Bride of Oct. 1 Nancy Doughan, daughter ol Vincent Doughan will beeome tliH bride of Phil Ballard of West Bend on Saturday, Oct. 1. A Food Shower The Sisters of St. Joseph's parochial school were very generously showered with food and groceries Wednesday evening, Aug. 24 by women of the parish. A pot luck lunch was. served. The Mesdames Ann Richtsmeier, Tiilie Matz, Pauline Pfeffer, Clara Bauer and Minnie Frimml were on the kitchen committee. Mesdames Marie Bleich, Helen Johnson, Dorothy M a r t i n e k, Lucille Kirkpalrick and Matilda Loebig were un the entertainment committee. U-D-M Classifieds Pay Dividend THE GREEN-AND-GOLD BJUSTROM FURNITURE VANI Skew Daughter A baby girl was born SatUr* day, Auf. 27, to Mr and .Mrs Joe Skow at 3t. Ann hospital, Algona. They (low have a family of two sons and five daughter*, Mrs Harold "Marttnek entered St. Ann hospitalr Algona, Friday) for medical care.: ••.>••• ' Rita Eggleston of Webb Is spending this week at the home of her aunt, Mrs Charles Nygaard and fdrriily. . Mr and Mrs • Bob Schumacher and family of Fort Dodge and Mr and Mrs Leo Bleich were Sunday dinner guests ' at Lawrence Smiths. . Three small daughters and one small son of Mr and Mrs Gregory Augustine of Bancroft, spent the past Week at the home of .their" grandmother, Mrs Justine Becker and family. The Augustines were on a trip to South Dakota. Mrs Lawrence Smith accompanied her brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Arthur Loweh- bery of Goodell to Graettinget Sunday where they attended the silver wedding anniversary of their brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Henry Thiel. Earl Goetz, son of Mr and Mrs- Philip Goetz attended the State Fair in Des Moines over the weekend. Dinner guests at the Russell Swanson home Wednesday of last week were Mr and Mrs Paul Madsen, Mr and Mrs Merle Muhrrt and Kevin of Britt and Mr and Mrs Leonard Mansen , and family of Dundee. • Mr and Mrs Carl Henderson of Surlington were weekend guests in the otto Henderson home. The rfte)i are Uttthei'SY /.Mr and MM Richard Hammond 1 fef t WetfHftday forJHeif home at Hammond, Ind. They had lj>em tftdir ievefal week! vacation at hei> parental Mrs Thekla Elsan- badher. home. ,-Mr and Mrs Mark Sode ot Ohiaha spent the Weekend at triu parental. Herman Bode h6me. His sister, Marlene Bode, returned wilh them for a visit. Sunday evening guests in the Franklin Fox home were Mrs Fok' parents, Mr aiid Mrs Fred Baade of Titonka and her brother and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs Will Baade of West Bend. Mr and Mrs Frank Fox return- ed'home Sunday evening from a w.aek's trip at Puxico, Mo. They Visited Mr Fox' mother -and othsr relatives. Mr and Mrs Russell Schaub ol Ncirthwood moved lately into a Loebig apartment from Northwood. Mrs Schaub will teach in the grades of the local public school and Mr Schaub will teach and coach in the Titonka public School. ' ,-Mrs Helen Youngwirth accom- pajnied her brother, John Steir of Wnittemore and sisters, Mrs Ed Youngwirth and Mrs Dick Ferstl to. Haverhill, Monday afternoon, 'where on Tuesday morning they attended funeral services for their uncle, Frank Freese, 78. . Mr and Mrs Robert Rock wood and Bill had as their weekend guests Mr Rockwood's sister and her husband, Mr and Mrs Garfield Gouge of Cedar Falls. »»»»«*»«*»«»»»»»»»«»•»«»»»»•«»»»»»+»»»»+»»»»»»»»» In Observance of THE AKONA BANKS WILL BE CLOSED Monday, Sept. 5th tJ- - *• 'V m- •• Iowa State Bank Security State Bank Members of F.D.I.C. *»»*•««»»»»»«»»«»»»»»»*«»»+»»»«+»•»»»»»»*+»»*»»»»» DRIVE-IN Ifaatue NOW PLAYING! THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY William Holder? - Eleanor Parker in "ESCAPE FROM FORT BRAVO" Dane Clark - Andy Devine in "THUNDER PASS SUNDAY -- MONDAY Two Top Bracket Exciting Movies! Rou$mg as the times that inspired it! GAMBLER" mr I'HQM NATCHEZ DebraPAGET ,. THOMAS GOMEZ I r»t.ttt b, ' iroNARO ooujsitiii „ >, BtNSY UVIH. « r-tt »/ ICtKALD OIUVSON ADtlft < IRVING WALLACE 2 COLOR CARTOONS . Mr and Mrs Andrew Rslslnj and sons got home Satufoay from several days vacation spent at Clam Palls, Wis. fiftfihs of marriage were pub- HSA for the first time Sunday in St.- Joseph's Catholic church for Cheryll MeureiP, daughter of Mr and Mrs J. T. Meurer and Donald Vogel of Adaza. The> will be married here Saturday, Sept. 17. Mrs Martha West and Walter went to Meservey Sunday whore they joined Mr and Mrs Ben Matern and daughters for the day at Niagara Caves in Minnesota. Frank and Nell Frimml went to Fort Dodge, Sunday, to get Minnie Frimml who with het sister, Mrs Lucy Brabec rqturned Thuwday, S*'p». 1, 1955 Algona (la,) Upper DM M«ln«i- S that day from a visit with relatives in Marcngo. Gregory Allison, 3 year old son of Mr and Mrs Norman Allison of Mason City Was a gueat last week of his grandparents, Mr and Mrs George Sheridan. His parents crfme for him Sunday. Mrs I. Gerdes nceompnnied Mr and Mrs Bill Fritz of Titonka to Truro. Iowa, Thursday where they attended funeral services of a relative. Mr and Mrs Edgar Schreck of Quincy, 111. and her sister, Eileen Hirner of Palmyra, Mo. spent Wednesday at the George Hirner home. They also visited the S. A. Hirner family in St. Benedict. Mr and Mrs M^rwin Dimond an-il family returned home Tuesday of last week .from several days visit at Grand Rapids, Mihn. Mr and Mrs Clair Bobinson returned home Saturday from Des Moines where they spent several days. The Richard Anderson family moved this week from the Martin Hamilton house, -west of the poultry station, to a Loebig apartment above the Drug Store. Mr Anderson is employed in Algona. Bill Koppen accompanied Bob Kifkpatrick of Omaha on a fishing trip to Canada. They left Tuesday morning. SPECIAL TREAT For Your Labor Day Holiday Entertainment SUNDAY-MONDAY-TUESDAY The One That Is Being ''Talked About" Coast-To-Coast DAILY MATINEES! ADMISSION This Engagement Only CHILDREN-20C JUNIORS-60c ADOLTS-7SC Bargain Matinees On Monday and Tuesday CHARLES K. FELDMAN Group Productions presents scop£ with EVELYN KEYES SONNY TUFTS ROBERT STRAUSS OSCAR HOMOLKA MARGUERITE CHAPMAN VICTOR MOORE ROXANNE Screen Play by BILLY WILDER Coming Next Week ! It's The One and Only WALT DISNEY'S 'DAVY In Two-Pay Regular Engagement WEQS, & THURS. September 7 & 9 KING OF THE WILD FRONTIER Special School Matinee WEDS. SEPT. 7 - 4:00 P.M. Admission— 25<

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