The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 22, 1955 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 22, 1955
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fc^s* {Idj Upper Pai Molnet Thursday, Sept. M, 1955 Attend Reception At Swea For Captain Fischer Swea dliy—Over 200 friends and neighbors ..attended the open house and reception for Captain and Mrs Harold Fischer Jr., at the Harpld Fischer ,Sr. farm southeast 6f Swea City on Sunday aftfirnobn, Sept. 18. Among the guests Were Mrs Portia Howe and husband of Alden, Minn.; also two families who have sons, jet pilots, missing in action. They are the Rev. and Mrs Jacobson of Elmore, Minn, and Mr and Mrs Frank Nieman of New Ulm, Minn. Friends who assisted Mrs Fischer 'Sunday included Mesdames Sylvester Kockler,.Andrew Stafanski, Rudy Hardt, Selmer Uhr, OpalSheirholt, Ft. Dodge Cecil Godfredson; Kenneth Mullarky and Vernon Frederickson. Nancy Mino and Sharon Frederickson had charge of,the guest Captain Fischer will be guest speaker at a Consistory meeting of the Masonic Lodge, in the Consistory Temple in Des Moines Wednesday evening. Among those attending from here are Harold Fischer Sr, and Dr. R. F. Snyder. Parents Of Son Mr and Mrs Richard Stevens became parents of a'son, Lynn Charles, on Thursday, Sept. 15. The baby weighed 7 pounds and 4 ounces, and was born at the Stauder nursing home at Bancroft. Called By Illness . , C. H. Kesler was called to a hospital in. Ames, Friday morning, to the bedside of his brother, Albert Kesler, of Radchffe. From Ames Mr Kesler drove to Tipton to visit his daughter Dar- le'ne, and family, the Duane fionahues. Showers Honor Gwendolyn Link, To Wed Oct. 1 Swea & Eagle — Gwendolyn _iink was honored at two miscel- eanous showers.- One held Friday night, Sept. 16 at the Grant School. After a social tfme. She opened her many gifts. A number of ladies were hostess at a lovely luncheon. Tifottko Girl b Bride Sunday Of Waterloo Man Tilonka — A miscellaneous shower was held Friday evening in the Good Hope Lutheran church parlors for Miss LaVonne Boekelman, who became the bride of Keith Pries of Waterloo Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The program was opened with a song of welcome by Marlene Sleeker, Doris Hipp, Virginia Fritz, Sylvib Van Hove, and Verla Brandt. A reading was given by Betty Brandt, and another by Sylvia Eden. A solo was presented by Virginia Fritz with Doris Hipp accompanist. A reading was given by Darlene Stecker and then the girls sang a closing hymn. After the program the bride-to-be opened her many lovely presents with her sister Marcella assisting with the unwrapping and her two smaller sisters Diana and Marilyn carrying the gifts to her. Hostesses were Mrs Henry Stecker, Mrs Telko Stecker, Mrs Carl Krause, Mrs Wm. Boy ken and Mrs Les tor Callies. Joe Kline Jr., who has been attending the Midland Linotype School, in Charles City the past 17 weeks finished his course and has accepter a position as Lino- typist on "The Broadcaster" a He lefI; weekly paper with a _ of 4500 at Vh'Oqua, Wls. Sundsy p.rfi. lor r his tiGw-*wv«v*v**i •Mr andvMrs L*lis|Nathlartd Saridy retur'ned noffte m>m : a trip to 'New York State 'fifid Gsimida led Mrs Nath's jparents and diau- ghter, Rev. and Mrs B6b Gardner and Audrey, Who were going to Johnson City, N, Y., where Aud* rey was to enter the Baptist Seminary there. They visited Niagara Falls and points of interest in Canada. They left here Sept.;.10. Mr and Mrs Leonard CallieT were Sunday visitors at the hoftie of Dr. and Mrs Frederick Raymon arid family of Austin, Mini*, Cynthia Easton, 7, daughterdf Mr and Mrs Jack Easton, under* went an appendectomy operation at the Buffalo Center hospital Tuesday noon. She will stay there about H week. Mr and Mrs Clarence Loats, twin girls Joice and Janice and Jimmy of Raleigh, N. C., left Monday morning for home after a week's stay with Clarence's parents, Mr and Mrs Tom Loats. Kenneth Loats who is attending school at Mankato was home Sunday for the day. Mr and Mrs Everett Rippentrqp accompanied Mr and Mrs Arnie Ricklefs of Algona to Woman's Lak'e, Minn., Friday morning to get in a little fishing. Mr and Mrs Paul Thacker is slaying . at the Rippentrop home and caring for the children. . , Lieutenant and Mrs Dale Felker of Lawton, Okla., left Tuesday after & week's visit with Mrs Fet- let's parents, Mr and Mrs Spphua tfftlson and * soft.; Mr Wd Mr| FSIker will |6 to ElPaso, Tex., Where he will ?ep6rt fbr duty and Mrs Jim Vah Hove a'nd Gretchen of Ackley; Mr and Mrs John Van Hove and family of Buffalo Center and Mr and Mrs Ted Van Hove and family were Sunday dinner and afternoon guests of Mr and Mrs Henry Van Hove and family. . , Mr and Mrs Louis Olsen of Des Moinfes stopped at the Ted Van Hove home Sunday evening and picked up their son Dick, Who had been visiting here for a . Sylvester Van Hove and Harris Sonnenburg were home over the Weekend to. visit their parents. Mr and Mrs Ted Van Hove and George Sonnenburgs. They both attend college at WaVerly. ; Mrs Alvin Honken is a patient at the Buffalo Center hospital where she had major surgery. •The Titonka Federated club held a Buffet Supper luncheon at the hot lunch room, of the Titonka high school Thursday evening in honor of the Teachers and Teacher's wives. About 40 was in 'attendance. . . .. 0 „ ' A family gathering of the Swan families was held Sunday at the Kenneth Swan home. ' Mr and Mrs Arthur Loats and family of Spencer attended the (family reunion' held at the Torn ILoats home in honor of Mr and Clarence Loats of Raleigh, N. C., who wete visiting here. Rock Island Is Loser In Fight To Drop Trains Towns along the Rock Island between Estherville and Cedar Rapids—including West Bend, Ottosen, Bode and Livermore in our own area-^-will continue to have passenger train service. The Iowa State Commerce mission last Week turned down the request of the railroad to discontinue trains 19 and 20 which serve'31 communities in .11 .counties. ' Protests. In hearings at Gruridy Center Clarion and Emnietsburg earlier this year.125 witnesses voiced protests against granting permission to drop the trains. A summary of the decision which the/ commission released said ii is reluctant to granl such applitalions un' less the railroad company is faced with "a hopeless situation." The summary also said: "It was the feeling of the com mission... that there is evidence to warrant.the cdnclusiohihat / the public and to re* Bin' the mail contract, Which Was oSt on Sept. 30, 1954." Potential. The commission said "cost experience! regarding the two pbwer Snits used to handle the train Was seriously questioned. , "There Is potential pa8Sen« ger pafifonage available in the lerritory lo make the opera- , months of 1955. _ Te Become Nurie >MtW»-»»/f(?fm a ""'!f"<" Hotel Algona Coffee Shop NOW OPEN WEEK DAYS 6 A. M. to Midnight : -" •• ': * '••••• » » SPECIAL SUNDAY DINNERS < Served from 11:30 a.rrt, to 2 p.m. Delicious Steaks .and Chops Served from 5:30 p.m. to* P-«- *¥ way ; U like >m I Friendship Night ;-A Friendship meeting honoring nipmbers of ' the Masonic Lodge was held at the local Masonic hall Monday night, the hostesses b>ing members of the O.E.S. . Following the informal opening, special honor guests were presented by Mrs Margaret Johnson and Mrs Ruth Hulburt. The Grand chaplain, Mrs Muriel Vetters, presented two vocal solos; Mrs Maude Barrett, Lakota, gave a'reading; three high school girls Sang a trio with Mrs Bryce John- Son accompanying; a short skit was presented by Mrs Murray Elmore and. Mrs Harold Fischer; Snd the program closed with u solo by Murray Elmore. A sociai hour with refreshments was en- Joyed at the close of the evening. I Lorraine Youngquist, senior student at Gustavus Adolphus college, St. Peter, Minn, came j)ome to be present at the 80th anniversary of Immanuel Lutheran church. Lorraine served |s organist for the day. ..'Rev. S. Hammer announces the first quarterly conference for the Swea City and Grant Methodist churches, will be Thursday evening, at the Grant church. "' Friday at 4 p.m., Sept. 23, the Junior Mission Society will meet at the Methodist church parlors. Mrs Dean Swanson and Mrs Jean Tague will serve refreshments. -. A committee of eight families will serve a Fellowship supper Sunday evening at the Methodist church parlors. Those on tilt; committee include the Lynn Lu- Ivers, Russell Strayer, Richard J-Iesvieks, Wm. Shoenhairs, Murray Elmtirct! und Lee Alwards. 1 Sunday, Sept. 25, will be Ral(y Day at the Baptist Sunday School. There will be ;i short pniKram and pupils will receive Certificates of promotions. . Baptist Guild groups will meet Friday, Sept. 24, at the following homes: Group 1 at Earl Bergs Croup II at Arden Jonyborgs nnd Group III at the Francis. Torine home. • Mrs Angle Hubbard of Bancroft vi.'lited Thursday at tin; Qlen Curtis home. Thursday p.m. Mrs Curtis with Mrs Hubbard, drove to Gerled to visit at the home of Mrs Iris Finn. On Tuesday evening she was given a shower at the Baptist Guild Hall. Eighteen ladies acted as hostesses. Miss Link and Tommy Preston wedding will take place Saturday aftennoon, Oct. 1. Mr and Mrs Francis Torine and son Larry, were Sunday visitors at the home of his sister and her husband, Mr and Mrs John Guy at Dexter, Minn. Wayne Thompson, Walter O'Green and Albert Anderson and Verlie Niccum, vocational agriculture instructor at Swea City school, attended the Iowa Animal Nutrition school held at Ames on Thursday, Sept. 8. Swea Homemakers met Friday afternoon, Sept. 20, with Mrs Dettmer Thompson with Mrs Rudy Peterson the assistant hostess. Mrs Opal Nygaard gave a talk of safety. Mr and Mrs Frank Waid of Charles City spent weekend at the home of her father, William Barger, and her sister, Mrs Glenn Clark and her family. Mr and Mrs Tankard Carlson andBMr and Mrs H. Gangstead we5e Sunday afternoon-., visitors at Maurice Carlson's. Mr and Mrs Dorf Larson and their three children of Atlanta, Ga. came last week Monday to visit his. parents, Mr and Mrs Otto Larson, his brother, Harvey Carson and sisters, Mrs Orville Thoreson and Mrs Walter Goracz- cowski. The above named and heir families, and Mrs Christina Swanson, Harold and Donna and Mr and Mrs Alvin Swanson were Sunday evening guests at Harvey .arsons. Mr and Mrs Gordon Thompson of Sheldon visited Saturday until Sunday at his parents, Mr and Mrs William Tnompson. Mr and Mrs W. 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