The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 6, 1955 · Page 50
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 6, 1955
Page 50
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V 2-Alflerta (fa.) Vpptt Oil Mdift«i Thursday, October 6, 1955 Homemakers In Burt Township Meet & Elect Buri — The Burl Township Homemakers met with Mrs Lawrence Dittmcr with 19 women present. Luella Charland gave a talk on Safety. Officers were elected for the coming year as follows: chairman. Mrs Myron Cunningham: vice-chairman, 'Mrs Everett Hanna: Sec'y and Treas., Mrs Duane Habeger and she is also publicity chairman; directors are Mrs Merle Schwietert, Mrs Fred Tigges. Mrs Ralph Thompson and Mrs Leonard Ditt- mcr. Assisting hostess at Tuesday's meeting were Mrs Leonard Dittmcr, Mrs Delmar Angus, Mrs H. Holmgren and Mrs Diwnc Ha- bcgcr. Birthday Honors Honoring Mrs Hedw'g Larson on her birthday recently friends were invited to the home of Mrs Harvey Thompson on Friday afternoon. Mrs Larson was presented with a gift and the hostess served a lunch. Attending were Nelle Dremmcl. Amelia Polhemus. Gerla Thompson. Lois Trunkhill and Lottie Vogel. Assist In Illness -.Mrs Art Leason. Mrs C. M. Gross and Mrs Carol Fraser have been in Algona aiding in the care of Mrs Anna Leason who is ill. Methodist Circles Methodist Circles met last week Guests w ere Margaret lluf- inaster, Mayme Schrader and Benita Mitchell, the latter president of the W. S. C. S. This meeting was will) Harriet Black. The "Faith" Circle met with Ruby Richards. Guests were Mrs Dils- worlh and Lillian Stengel. The "Hope" Circle met with Mary Volentino, Gladys Hawcott assisting. Guests were Mrs Russell Castor and baby and Mrs Walter Rent ?.. Mrs J ,O. Isonberger accompanied Mr and Mrs Ben Wibbeii and family to the Nels Godfrcd- son home near Swca City Sunday. A family dinner honoring Mr and'Mrs Nels Godfredson and Edward Godfrcdson on their birthdays was enjoyed by the group. Guests at the Duane Habeger home Monday evening honoring Sanford Mitchell on his birthday were. Mrs Habegers parents, Mr and Mrs Milford Mitchell of Lone Rock and Mary Lou FYoelich of St. Benedict. Mrs Bess G. Thomas and Miss Margaret Willcox of Des Moini-s, Iowa and Mrs Ruth Pierce of Parkersburg, Town were guests of Mrs Hardy Burll Friday night last week and Wednesday night this week. Mrs Bucll •aecompa- icd the three ladies to Lake Oko- lioji to spend 3 days at the B. C. Hopkins colUage at the lake. Mr and Mrs Walter Rent/, drove to Elmorc Sunday afternoon to call on relatives. Mr and Mrs Walter Klamp of Dakota City spent Sunday evening with Lottie Isenberger. They were enroute home from Minnesota where they took Clarence Stewart, a brother of Mrs Klamps. who hud been visiting them. Henry Meier was taken to (lie University Hospital, Town City, by plane recently. Mrs Meier is with relatives in Des Moines. Mr and Mrs Clifford Abbas and daughters moved Saturday into the C'. W. Bartling house vacated recently by the McVays. Mr Abbas is working iii Algona. Mr and Mrs Walter Steward were in Iowa City, Friday and visited (lie .Walter Gnrmenv. family at Silvis. Illinois Saturday. Mrs Bertha Slow accompanied the Floyd Reibsimans of Titonka, to Algona Monday where they business visitors. Winter Fire Struck Lakota IF IT'S NEWS — WE WANT IT No business is immune from the dangers of fire. The above photo shows the debris left after fire struck the A. C. Schissel elevator at Lakota, during a recent winter. A fine new structure has replaced the one destroyed here, but fire can be not only dangerous but costly. Lakota lias had its share of misfortune from fires over the recent years, and while farm homes and structures, away from help and a water supply, are perhaps in the most dangerous spots of all, towns and cities can never be too careful in a continuous effort to prevent dangers which lead to fire, and in being vigilant to stop blazes before th i-y become tremendous conflagrations. Ottosen Gl In Alaska Training Ottosen—Sgt. Paul M. Watnem, son of Mr and Mrs Percy Wat- nt'in. of Ottosen, now serving in Alaska, has received special recommendation on work at the Arctic Indoctrination School. The First Battalion, 53rd In- fiintry lias concluded a phase of its summer training program re"-' cently as members conducted mountain climbing exercises near Lake Eklutna. Returning from company maneuvers at Lake Louise, the motor caravan took four days of mountain training. Diane, daughter of Mr and Mrs David Smith, was eight years old Sept. 23 and she was honoree at a birthday party at the Smith home. Guests were Cindy Cowan, Barbara Percival, Linda Parsons, Linda Branson, Jo Ann DeGrotte, Jeanie Christenson, Judy Parrott, Susie Hemmingsen, Fay Frost and Pam Hopkins. •LAKOTA By Mrs Jerry Heetland Sunday dinner guests at the F. T. Lewis home were Mr and Mrs Carl Lewis of Webster City, Geneva Sanders and Clara Wilkens of Eagle Grove, Mr and Mrs Hugh Lewis, Dick and Virgil and Mr and Mrs Wilson Brack and Roger. Mr and Mrs Gottlieb Reefer moved last week into their new home which they purchased from Ernest Christ. Mr and Mrs William Kephart returned last week from a two week vacation, visiting relative,? in Missouri. Mrs Minnie Schutter of West Bend visited Tuesday with her sister, Miss Hannah Heetland She had accompanied her son-in- law, Cliff Munson who attended the Presbytery meeting. Mr and Mrs Virgil Barrett and little son. Jimmie of Sheldon visited from Wednesday thrmign Sunday at the parental, V. A. Barrett home. Marlys and Mardys Johnson of Mason City were weekend visitors with their parents, Mr and Mrs Henry Johnson. . Mrs H. H. Hardi and son Allen of Port Angeles, Wash., visited from Sept. 21 to the 27th with her mother, Mrs Fraukc Schadendorf. Sunday dinner guests of Mrs Schadenriorf, were her son. Alfred, and family and the Roy Ennen family of Lone Rock. Mrs Alfred Zielske of Swea City took Mrs Richard Zielske, Mrs Chris Assnuissen, Mrs Schwartz, Mrs Ida Smith and Miss Hannah Heetland to Hurnboldt Thursday afternoon where they visited Mrs Richard Zielske's daughter, Mrs Irene Wilcox, and Mrs Grace Hefly. Mrs Wilcox manages the Humboldt nursing home where Mrs Hefly, the former Grace Ennen of Lakota is a patient. After a summer vacation the boy scouts met Monday night and divided into Patrols. Gerald Heetland is leader of the Eagle Patrol with Joe Schissel as assistant, Jerry Lunn is leader of the Junior Patrol assisted by Daryl Christ. Nyle Rippentrop, leader of the Cobra Patrol, is assisted by Rex Larson. The Junior leader is Donovan Cook, assisted by Woody Ellsworth. Joe Schissel is Bookkeeper and Eldon Haas treasurer. Scoutmasters are Robert Stcnsel and Gottlieb Ricffer. Army School Grad FORT BELVOIR, VA. — Pvt John A. Kemna, 18, son of Mr and Mrs John H. Kemna, Ban- croft, fa., recently ^as graduated from the eight-week heating'and ventilating course at The Engineer School, Fort Belvoir, Va. He is a 1954 graduate of St. John's High School in Bancroft. At Coaches Clink YOKOHAMA—Army Cpl. Gerald D. Schimmol, 21, son of Mr and Mrs John G. Schiinmel, Algona, recently was graduated from the Army Forces basketball coaches clinic in Yokohama. Corporal Schimmcl, a message center clerk with the field artil- lerly battalion, arrived overseas last July. In Minneapolis ANDREWS Hotel you'll be glad you did In the very center of the city- near depots, jtheaters, wholesale district and all shopping. Air-Conditioned Rooms- Radio — TV available. Dining Room, Coffee Shop, Cocktail Lounge. Garage Service. 350 modern roomi, moderately priced Leslie F. Ldng, Mgr. 4th Street at Henneptn MINNEAPOLIS „ ..;,.•.„..• :,.-„:„'. Minnesota^ *>AbMu».aWf OCTOBER TO REPORT A FIRE PHONE 85 Remember just two things: Give correct name and address clearly. Valuable time is saved in reaching the fire when the department has this information correctly. A Salute To The ALGONA FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR THEIR GOOD WORK DURING THE PAST YEAR One year ago, the firms below extended a salute to the "Fire Laddies" of Algona. Now, a year later, that same expression of appreciation is in order. j While our Fire Department can now be considered to be at its peak in fire-fighting personnel, and also in modern fire-fighting equipment, the emphasis is still to be placed on Fire Prevention. That is where all of us, business and citizen alike, can do our part. All should cooperate with the "Fire Laddies" by helping to reduce the number of fire hazards present on property, home or Business alike. So do your part during Fire Prevention Week - check and eliminate all fire hazards! this message of appreciation published by the following public-spirited firms: SARGENT & CO. SARGENT FEEDS Algona, Iowa JOS. WEIDEN- HOFF, Inc. Algona, Iowa ALGONA RENDERING CO. PHONE 7 Algona, Iowa ALGONA CO-OP CREAMERY CO. Algona, Iowa LIVINGSTON TOOL CO, Algona, Iowa PIONEER HI-BRED SEED CORN CO. Algona, Iowa NORTON MACHINE WORKS Afgona, Iowa UNIVERSAL MFG. CO. Algona, Iowa

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