The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 10, 1956 · Page 13
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 10, 1956
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January 10,1956 Jilgona tipper lies . . AROUND ALGONA' ' The fiebekah Lodge meets this evening, (Tuesday) at the Moose Hall. The Wesley chapter will be guests and conduct the installation ceremony for the new officers. The June Circle, young mothers group of the Methodist church, v/jll meet Thursday evening at the home of Mrs Neil Chapman. Mrs L. L. Snyder and GAS-TOONS BY KEN & LEO'S tee "They're all GOOD SKATES at Leo's." We work -pn anything that Rolls! KEN & LEO'S Phillips ''66" Service Bulk Tank Wagon Service Phone 967 East State St. Mrs Walter" Schildknecht are as sisting hostesses. Mrs Morton Blttinger will give devotions and the Rev. H. E. Whyte will pre< sent • the program, "Paul's Missionary Journeys." Mr and Mrs Glenn Sirayer left Sunday for a Southern vacation trip. They planned to go to St. Petersburg, Fla. stopping at vari- ious pldces of interest enroute. They expect to return about Feb. Mrs Tom Sampson, Mrs Mel* vin Olson, Mrs Loyal Young and Mrs Harry Seeley, 'the latter of Whittemore, spent Thursday at Fairmont. They called on Mr and Mrs Carroll Johnson,' former Algonans now living at Fairmont. —°— m Mrs Orville Kinden was host-, ess to the Hobby Club Wednesday afternoon at her home. Mr and Mrs Bob Williams and Marijane and Jack spent Sunday in Des Moines. Bob attended a clothiers' meeting and Mrs Williams and the children enjoyed a performance of Holiday On Ice at the KRNT theater. • w.o~-* The Homebuildefs class of the Methodist church had a , party Saturday evening at the church. Mr and Mrs Bob McCullough and Mr and Mrs Lyle Anderson were hosts. —o— Mr and Mrs John Carroll became the parents of their second child Wednesday when a son was born to them at St. Ann hospital. Their older child is also a boy. Mrs Carroll is the former Sue Hutchison. Terry Mull, four year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Harry Hull, Jr. of Humboldt spent from Wednesday to Friday here a's guest of Luanne Holt, daughter of Mr and Mrs F. M. Holt. —0— Jean Ruth, daughter bf Mr and Mrs Harlan Sigsbee was honoree at a party Wednesday for her 7th birthday. Guests were Lark Whittemore, Bobby Sigsbee, Larry Renken, Steve and Jack Waller, Charlotte McVay, Susan Rentz, Signe Spencer, Barbara Dewel, Sandra Harmes, Patti MUckey, Vicky. Fisher, Jim Best and Jackie Hardgrove. The annual congregational meeting of the Presbyterian church has been called for Tuesday evening, Jan. 10 at 8 o'clock. New officers will be elected and reports given on the preceeding year's work. • A pot-luck supper will be served before the meeting at 6:30 with the outgoing elders and trustees and their wives as hosts. The Ruth Circle of the Presbyterian church met Monday evening at the home of Mrs Ernest Egel. Mrs Joseph Skow was assisting hostess. Mrs Russell Rentz, newly elected chairman, presided at the business meeting. Mr and Mrs Loren Courtney entertained the members of their couple card club at their home on Sunday eveinng. —o— Mrs W. J. Sigsbee entertained the members of her birthday club Friday afternoon. The anniversary being celebrated was Mrs Nick Fish's. Guests were 'Mrs Anna Vinaas, Des Moines, Mrs Henry Manus, Burt aftd Mrs Walter Klamp, Dakota City. —o— Walter Schildknecht returned Saturday after spending 4 the week at Marshalltown where he attended a sales meeting of the furnace company with which he is associated. Mrs 'Grace Johnson accompanied Mrs Marie 1 Hawcott, and,Bess and Lee Hopkins to Lubbock, Texas where she is.visiting her daughter, Mrs Charlotte Harrington. They began the trip last •Tuesday and the Hopkins and Mrs Hawcott were going 6n to California. -_ri— Mrs Craig Smith will be hostess to her bridge club on Thursday evening. Thirty-seven members of the Methodist Youth Fellowship went to Fort Dodge Sunday evening where they visit Friendship Haven, elderly persons home. A program was given consisting of a talk by Cheryl VanderWaal and music by Darlene Skogstrom, Kathy Dermand and Carol Hayes. Mrs John Hayes and Mrs Kenneth Strahorn are adult advisors to the group. i —-0—™ —M . Bel Canto music club will meet Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs Bob McCullough. The program, World Composers, is in charge of Mrs Lyle Mathes and Mrs Fred Geigel. CHECK The Ringgold County centennial fund turned over its final balance recently to the Ringgold county hospital. The money, in the amount of $2,042.81, has been earmarked for the purchase of air-conditioning units. Wallace Packman Dies In West Swea City—Friends have received word of the deuth of Wallace Packman at his home in Los Angeles. Death came Monday morning, Jan. 2, caused by a heart attack. He was well known here, having grown to manhood in the home of his father, the late Joe Packman, who came here in 1893. Educated in the Swea City school, Wallace later managed the Northern Lumber Co. which position he held for many years. About 40 years ago he was married to Miss Laila Jensen, daughter of the late Martin Jensen of Seneca and Ringsted, who survives him. No children were born. No announcement as to. the time of the funeral have been received here. A brother-in-law, Martin Jensen and his wife,. of Mankato, Minn, flew to Los Angeles, Jan. 3. C.D.A., St. Joe, To Meet Jan. llth St. Joe—Catholic Daughters of America, Court St. Joseph, will hold a regular monthly meeting on Wednesday evening, Jan. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in St. Joseph's School Hall. Haying observed their 5th birthday in December, the court is beginning its sixth year with this meetin'g, with Mrs Frank Reding, grand regent presiding. Following meeting and Hosary, a program and social hour will be held with the committee in charge: Mrs Richard McKenna, Mrs Peter Zeimet, Mrs Harold Friders, Mrs Albert Thilges, Mrs Ernst Gales Sr., Mrs William McGuire, Mrs John B. Reding, Mrs Maurice Reding, Mrs Henry Zeimet, Mrs Tom McKenna and Mrs Nicholas Weydert. The St. Joe Trojans held their Christmas party at the KC rooms in St. Joe Dec. 21. The award money from the fair was given out. Two movies were shown, one on Canada and fjshing, the other about Mexico. Cards and Bingo was the entertainment and followed by a Christmas gift exchange. Maurice Reding entered St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital in Fort Dodge on Jan. 3 and underwent surgery on Thursday morning. Barbara Elnez returned to her home at New Hampton on Tuesday after a week's visit here. Barbara is a sister ol Maggie Elnez, employed in the Maurice Reding home. To Let Bids On Swea Equipment Swea City — The Swea City Community school board met in regular session Thursday evening and set Jan. 20 as the date for letting bids for pupils and teachers desks for the new annex. The vocal music instructor situation was also discussed. The board has advertised for a vocal instructor to fill the vacancy left when Mrs Phyllis Johnson resigned early this winter. Two date no one has -been hired. Mrs A. O. Lindgren has been temporary instructor, but wishes to be released at the end of the semester, Jan. 17. There is a good opening here for a qualified vocal instructor. Home Federal Assets Now Near Eight Million Total Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Algona today reported that its assets now amount to $7,924,883.09 or an 18 percent increase over what they were a year ago. C. R. LaBarre, president of tho association, in releasing the annual report, said that the institution's* progress continued to be based on serving an increasing number of Algona and vicinity citizens, and "serving them well." "With each passing year", he said "we serve a growing number of people, either by providing a safe, convenient and profitable place for their savings, or by granting them loans on a sound basis for the purchase of homes." Mr LaBarre listed highlights of the specialized thrift and home financing institution's 1955 operations as follows: Net savings in 1955 increased by $1,077,580.08 or about 19%. Total earnings or dividends paid to investors and savings account holders for the year of 1955 were $168,707.56. The Association is currently paying 3% annually payable OH June 30th and December 31st. Home loans increased both in number and amount. 380 new loans were made in 1955 totaling $2,216,056.57 and the total outstanding loans amount to $6,104,051 ( 23. Reserves now amount to $396, • 864.51 or an increase of about 22% over a year ago. Mr LaBarre forecast another good year for business in 1956 especially for the first 6 months. The economic expansion of 1955 would continue, he predicted, bolstered by a high level of plant and equipment expenditures, expanding inventories, a high rate of consumer spending, peak employment and a high level of construction. Further contributing to' an optimistic business outlook, he said, were the facts that 1956 is an election year, and that tax reductions appear to be in thq offing. As for housing, Mr LaBarre reported that demand continues strong, being sustained by "an increased desire on the part of the public for up-to-date and larger homes, a rising rate of disposable personal income and a continued high rale of family formation." While housing starts may decline somewhat over last year, he commented, the year would still go down as the country's third biggest home building year. "Despite some tightening of mortgage money, there will be plenty of funds available at Home Federal to finance the 1956 volume of home building," Mr Lu- Burre concluded. PITS The remains of three old Indian barbecue pits have been unearthed on the Raccon river, near Adel. Searchers of the Central Iowa Mineral Society who explored the find think the pits are from 400 to 500 years old. Thrifty Shopping Tips FROM YOUR FRIENDLY STORE RUBBING ALCOHOL Buy One PINT For 49c Buy Second For Ic HUbE 10-OUNCE JAR "Lady Esther" 1 -Ib. Jar A SELL-OUT! ' . '(• £The' item we hq{d in this space' —Imported Swedish Wooden f X'Cooking Spoon&At 4ifor 29c- > was a complete "sell-out" just ; before press-time- We had to ' "jerk it" so as not to> have dis- ** (appointed customers. But we \have plenty of other fine values, as you can seel C ASP|R|N , ' • 5-Grqin U'.S.P. 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