The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 17, 1956 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 17, 1956
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M ? B ick ? 08t ' Joan ""I Dickie spent Saturday at Mason City With friends. y Mr and Mrs Beechfer Lane were visited last weekend by Mr and Mrs Curtis Stone of Sioux Rapids. Herman Lindeman who is employed at Red Wing, Minn., spent the weekend here with Mrs Lindeman. Mrs George Larson recently visited her brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Henry Rentzel at, Fairmont, Minn. . Mr and Mrs A. F. Schweppe were visited over the 'weekend by their daughter, Mrs Louis Gade of Forest City. » Mr and Mrs William Allen were visited over the weekend by the latters mother, Mrs Richard Cook of Mason City. Mrs Lawrence Gisch Sr. has been on the sick list the past week with flu and is still confined to bed much of the time. Dr. M. G., Bourne attended a meeting of the Iowa ,State Medical Association last week Sunday at the.Savery Hotel in Des Moines. Mr and Mis Louie Lenz were visited Friday by Mr and Mrs Louie Gremble of Webster City. They came to attend the" basketball game. Mr and Mrs Harry Barton and son, Ronald, spent Sunday in Des Moines attending a state-wide distributor's showing of new Philco products. Mr and Mrs William Laubenthal and family were dinner guests Sunday of the former's parents, Mr and Mrs Joe Laubenthal at Cylinder. Dick Fraser, a student at the . Iowa State Teachers College, Cedar Falls, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr and Mrs Clarence Fraser. Mr and Mrs Phil Diamond returned Sunday from a week's buying trip to Chicago. They also visited Mrs Diamond's parents and other friends there. Mr and Mrs E. J. Evers returned Saturday from Chicago. During the several days they ipent there the children were vared for by Mrs Sarah Smith. Mr and Mrs Dorman Jones have moved to Iowa City where the former is employed in a laundry. He had for some time been employed at the Algona laundry. . Mr and Mrs Ted Larson were visited over the weekend by the former's brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Ed Collinson and daughter Margaret of l^ake Benton, Minn. ,..,.,-..,.» .... ,,oet ' Mrs John Foth went to Des Moines last week Tuesday and Friday brought home her husband who has been in the Veteran's hospital. He had major surgery and was under treatment also. He is now getting along nicely. Brail Wright left by Ro*kei from Mason City Sunday evening for St. Louis, where he is buying goods for Graham's store here. He will return the latter part of the week. Mr and Mrs Frank Moulton are leaving for Chicago, 111., to attend the semi-annual Home furnishings Show. Frank will buy merchandise for the Bjustrom Furniture store here. Mr and Mrs Charles LaBarre drove \o Iowa City, Thursday, to have Mr LaBarre's' glasses adjusted. He has made complete recovery from a cataract operation several months ago. Mr and Mrs William Dau have purchased a house-trailer and plan to leave the latter part of the month for St. Petersburg, Fla. They will be gone at least a month and will visit other places. Mr and Mrs Max 'Miller, former Algonans, now liying at Davenport, spent the weekend here with their sons-in-law and daughters, Mr and Mrs Jerry Hardgrove and Mr and Mrs Charles Hardgrove. Harold Raner, District manager of the Bell Telephone Company, from Des Moines, called on his cousin, A. M. Anderson of Algona on Friday. He is being transferred to Spencer which will include Algona in the district. Anita Rose Kohlhaas came Friday from Minneapolis to spend the weekend with her parents, Mr and Mrs Phil Kohlhaas. Mrs Kohlhaas returned with her to Minneapolis at the conclusion of the visit and will be in Minneapolis a week. Mr and Mrs Herman Funk spent last week Sunday at Humboldt -with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Fred Funk. With the junior Funks, they also spent sometime with the parents of Mrs Fred Funk. Mr and Mrs Walter Krierman at their rural home. Mr and Mrs Max Mesing, Mrs Clark Orton, Mrs Tilla McCall and .her niece, Mrs Tom Hubbarrt of Portland, Ore., spent a" day at Mason City last week Monday. They visited Mrs Orton's son-in- law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Wilson Abernathy. Margaret Beringer, Fern Stanton and Walter McBride, local teachers, attended a meeting at Ames Friday on supervision and curriculum instruction. The meeting was held at the Sheldon-Munn hotel and the divisional meetings were held in various schools. j Mary Stebritz, daughter of Mr and Mrs "Heinie" Stebritz, has resigned her position at Galesburg, 111., and is now employed at the Community Hospital at Fairmont, Minn. She is employed in the Library of Records office at the hospital and began her work there Dec. 21. ANNUAL MEETING of the Algona Co-Operative Creamery Co. To Be Held Saturday, Jan. 28, 1956 Creamery. Off ice - 2 P.M. i NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the regular Annual meeting of the Stockholders and Subscribers to Capital Stock of the Algona Cooperative Creamery Company, according to Article Ten of the Articles of Incorporation, shall be held in Algona, Iowa, on the last Saturday in January, for the purpose of election of directors for the coming year and for receiving and if approved ratifying and confirming all the acts and proceedings of the Board of Directors of the Corporation done and taken during the' preceding year, and for the transaction of such further and other business as may properly come before this meeting. The Annual Meeting will be held in the Company Office on January 28, 1956. The President will call the meeting to order at 2:00 o'clock P.M. At this meeting it will be proposed to amend the Articles of Incorporation by increasing the capital stock from $25,000-00 to $50,000.00. Algona Co-Operative Creamery Co. t M. P. CHRISTIANSEN, Secretary Mf and Mrs Eugene Mujler were visited Wednesday by Mr and Mrs Steven Trausch of Clarion who also visited Mrs Muller's mother, Mrs John Thul and attended the funeral services for Mrs Leo Walters. Mrs Cora Cooper was taken 16 the University hospital at Iowa City a few weeks ago to have a broken .hip set and repair work done. She was brought to Pocahontas recently and is at the Good Samaritan rest home. Mrs Louis Neuhring has been at Des Moines the past fortnight caring for her father, Jamer. Chote. She brought him here with her when he was able to make the trip and he will make an indefinite stay here. Mr Neuhring is custodian of the -Ambrose Call State Park. Mr and Mrs John Mahoney were recently visited by Mrs Hattie Fisher of Forest City. She is a sister of Mr Mahoney and was enroute to Gilmore City to visit relatives. Other guests previously were the son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs W. D. Storck and Douglas of Blairsville. Dr. and Mrs L. D. Potter were here from Storm Lake Wednesday and called on the various relatives. Mrs Potter is the former Linda Heise and Dr. Potter is the twin brother of Dr. L. R. Potter. Both will be well-remembered here having grown up here and been graduated from the Algona high school. Mrs Vern Lovely came Wednesday from LeMars to attend the final rites for Bob James. Mr Lovely who had been a- pharmacist at the James drug store a number of years was unable to come having had surgery Tuesday and being hospitalized at Jefferson. Mrs Lovely was guest of Mr and Mrs Orville Wicks. Mr and Mrs Robert Carney, granddaughter, Jeri Lytle, Earl C. Cooper, and Mrs A. A. Fisher visited Wednesday evening with Mrs Cora Cooper who entered a new rest home at Pocahontas earlier that day. Mrs Cooper had been a patient at University hospital, Iowa City, where she was operated on for a broken hip. Mrs Cooper's condition is good. Friends of Abner Long, former resident here, will be interested in knowing that he and his. wife of Davenport are spending the winter in Phoenix, Ariz. They accompanied Mr and Mrs Taylor of Calmar. The Taylors are parents 'of Carson, son-in-law of Mr Long. Mr Long's daughter Doris, Mrs Glee Pitcher and children of Wellsville,' Pa., also will spend a couple of months there. Frie'nds of the Rev. O. V. "Efn- ington family, former residents here when the Rev. Ethington was pastor of the Nazarene church will be sorry to learn Mrs Ethington has not made good recovery from her sickness. She is still confined to bed much of the time. The family lives at Clarion and the Rev. Ethington has a full time teaching position. Mrs Ethington has had surgery in Chicago since moving to Clarion/ Mrs Charles McVay who teaches kindergarten at the Bryant building has a novel way of giving practical instruction to the children. She has started a program on "Community Helpers" and to date has had talks by Antoinette Bonnstetter, school nurse, who gave Friday's program. Dr. Horton will give a talk Tuesday and will explain the uses of things found in the medical case doctors carry on calls. Wednesday a member 01 the police force will explain his duties. Mrs Leo Lichtei was called to Hartford, Wis., by the death Dec. 17 of her brother, Kenneth Jones, 62, who had been in failing health for some time. Funeral services were held there Dec. 20 and brothers, Ray of Milwaukee and William of Hartford were also in attendance. Another sister, Mrs Ralph Donovan was unable to accompany Mrs Lichter because of sickness. Mr Jones is also survived by a son and two daughters and three grandchildren. His wife preceded him in death a few years ago. Mrs Oliver Johnson has been taking a course of training prior to taking up work for the Montgomery Ward store to be opened here soon. She has been taking instruction the past two months but has been able to spend the weekends here with her family. Most of the time has been spent at Austin, Minn., but Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will be spent at St. Paul. Mr Johnson is accompanying her there, as a brief vacation. Mrs Joe Downey has also had some training and will be one of the Ward's personnel. Set Dates For Annual Annual. meeting dates lor a number of local institutions have been set. They are as follows: Jan, 18—Home Federal Savings & Loan, 2 p.m. Feb. 8—Kossuth Mutual Insurance, to be held in Home Federal basement (Alano Clubrooms): terms of three directors, K. L. Kohlhaas, Hugh Raney and Orville Thorson, expire. Feb. .14 — National Farm Loan Ass'n, to be held at VFW in evening. A Correction Luke E. Linnan, Algona attorney, was named chairman of the 6th district Stevenson for President club at a meeting held in Des Moines recently. Last week's UDM said he had been appointed 6th district Democratic chairman, which was in error. School Bonds Sole) Algona's school bond issue worth $544,000 was sold last week to the Northern Trust & Co. of Chicago, 111. at the rate of 8.5W2 percent. There were six firms bidding for the bonds. To Give Cancer Talk, Good Hope Dr. Clyde J. Smith, pictured above,- will give a talk on cancer at the Good Hope church, Thursday, Jan. 19, at the regular Union Twp. Farm Bureau meeting. A film will also be shown. The public is invited. , Dr. Smith is from Ringsted, where he began general practice in 1954. He graduated from Creighton IJniversity medical school in 1953. Dr. Smith served five years in the Coast Guard during World War II. Two Farewell Parties Honor L-Rock Folks Lone Rock—Mr and Mrs Richard Gross were honored at a farewell party Thursday evening when the following friends and neighbors called at their home, Mr and Mrs Walter Dacken, Mr and Mrs Melfred Mitchell, Mr and Mrs Alfred Schadendorf, Mr and Mrs Ben Schmidt, Mr ana Mrs Fred Schmidt, Mr and Mrs Leo Schmidt, Mr and Mrs Frank Dreyer, Mr and Mrs Raymond Bierle, Mr and Mrs Bob Schmidt, Mr and Mrs Ferd Mittag, Mr and Mrs Lawrence Rath, Mr and Mrs Woodrow Pettit, Mr and Mrs Art Zumach, Mr and Mrs Hershel Hartman, Mr and Mrs Ralph Hammerstrom, and Jim Buss. The self-invited guests • provided the lunch and a purse was presented to the couple. , The evening was spent playing cards with prizes going to Alfred Schadendorf for high, Ralph Hammerstrom low, Mrs Melfred Mitchell high, Mrs Woodrow Pettit low and travel to Ben Schmidt. Mr .and Mrs Gross and girls are leaving at the end of the month for Phoenix, Ariz, where they will make their home. Open House Honors The Lone Rock community held open house at the church Tuesday afternoon in honor of Mrs Hulda Schultz, who is leav 1 -' ing the community. Mrs Schultz was presented a purse from the community,.the American Legion Auxiliary presented her with a gift, and her Sunday school class presented her hankies. Cake and coffee were served by several of the ladies of the aid to about 20 ladies. Monday afternoon the birthday club of which Mrs Schultz was a member held a party in her honor at the home of Mrs Jack Quinn. The members also presented her with a gift. Party At Geitzenauers Mrs Lawrence Geitzenauer entertained a birthday party Thursday afternoon in honor of Jimmie's fifth birthday. Guests were Lanny Kissner, Stanley Nordine, Michael Klepper and Jimmie's grandparents, Mr and Mrs C. J. Stauder of Bancroft P.W.O. Circles To Meet The Lone Rock P.W.O. circles will hold their first meetings next Thursday, Jan. 19 at the following homes: Mary circle at the home of Miss' Tena Jensen and Mrs Wm. Knoll assisting. Lesson will be given by Mrs Emma Hurlburt; Patsy circle will meet at the Dennis Priebe home with Mrs Clair Bollinger assisting, Mrs Kenneth Jackson will give the lesson; Esther circle will meet at the Merton Larson home with Mrs Art Person assisting; Mrs Ernest Jensen will give the lesson. Birthday Dinner Mrs W. J. Cotton entertained Sunday dinner in honor of her husband's birthday; guests were Mrs H. E. Morgan and Mr and Mrs R. E. Morgan all of Algona and Mr N. L. Cotton. Mrs Milton Madison was honored at a birthday party Saturday evening at the E. A. Lee home. Guests besides the honoree were Mesdames Ronald Christnson, Roger Jensen, Merton Larson, Erich Seegebarth, Clarence Kraft, Roy Merchant, Kenneth Jackson, Art Priebe, Jess Blanchard, Harlan Blanchard, A. A. Krueger. The evening was spent playing hearts with prizes going to Mrs Erich Seegebarth for high and Mrs Art Priebe low: Marlin Bausman took Marion Beavers and John Cotton to Storm Lake Saturday where they practiced for the Northwestern Iowa Band concert to be held at Sioux City in February. The Lone Rock Band Mothers will meet January 18 at the school with hostesses Mrs Lawrence Dittmer, Mr Marlin Bausman, Mrs Geo. B. Long, and Amey Cherland. Mr and Mrs Andrew Thomsen returned home recently from a trip where they visited their son and .family, the Kenneth Thornsen's at Lawton, Okla., and vacationed at Hot Springs for several days. Enroute home they visited his sister and family the Boyd Maxwells at Des Moines. Mr and Mrs Larry Alt of Fenton and Mr and Mrs Frank Dreyer attended the Ice Follies at Des Moines Friday evening. Mr and Mrs Herman Kramer were dinner guests Friday evening at the Earl Skank home fit Humboldt. Mr and Mrs Arden Hovey and family spent Friday evening at Bancroft where they helped Mi Hovey's grandmother, Mrs Augusta Pehrson celebrate her 90th birthday. Mr and Mrs Elaine Saxton and family spent Tuesday evening at the Clarence Kraft home. Mr and Mrs R. G. Borchardt and family of East Chain, Minn, and Mrs Rose Kraft were dinner guests Sunday at the Clarence Kraft home. Supper guests included Mr and Mrs James Walker and daughter Charla Jo of Algona. Barbara Quinn, student at Iowa State College, spent the weekend with her parents, the Jack Quinns. Mr and Mrs Vernon Johnson and girls of Armstrong were dinner guests Friday evening at the Leslie Johnson home. Leslie Johnson and Mark took Mrs Ben Johnson back to Colton, S. D. Sunday. She has been visiting her son. Mr and Mrs Roy Jensen and Jamie Jo spent over the weekend at Yale visiting the Orville Deardorffs. Mr and Mrs Walter Thompson and W. C. Heiter were Sunday dinner guests at the Clair Bollinger home. Mrs A. A. Kruger took Mrs Hulda Schultz and her daughter, Mrs Joe Stenberg of Elmore, Minn, to Ottosen Wednesday afternoon where visited overnight at the home of Mrs Schultz' son and family, the Alfred Schultz's. Thursday Mr Schultz took them to Perry where they left for Alameda, Cal. to stay with Mrs Schultz' other son Raymond, whose wife is ill and Mrs Schultz is going to care for their children. Mrs Stenberg will return home after a visit there. Wednesday evening callers at the Marlin Bausman home were SEMI - ANNUAL SHOE Sale! DRESS SHOES And 4.97 SPORTS and CASUALS Mr nnd Mrs Jim Mnrlow, Doll Marlow all of Lone Rock and Mr and Mrs Dick Dallman and girls, of Algona. Mr and Mrs Charles Howard, Mr and Mrs John Hauck of Livermore and Mr and Mrs George Thompson of Ledyard vis;ted al the Fred Genrich home Monday., G. A. Sharp of Algona, Mrs Maude Blanchard and Mrs Hukla Schultz called on Mrs Amanda Pettit Monday afternoon. Mr and Mrs A. A. Kruger and Mrs Maude Blanchard were guests Monday evening at the Arlo Ranney home in Feriton. Mrs Hulda Schultz called on Mrs Lillie Thompson, Mrs Win. Fischer and Mrs Fred Genricb. Tuesday afternoon. The Lone Hock 4-H Lively Rockets met last Wednesday at the home of Maxine Meyer. Talks were given by Maxine Meyer and Janice Elsbecker. Nancy Fischer gave a demonstration with all the girls taking\part and,making one of their own. Guest mother was Mrs Bernard O'D6nnell. Mr and Mrs Albert Hutchinson of Bancroft entertained at a curd party Thursday evening at their home in honor of the Gerald Hutchinson's of Waltham, Minn. Those from Lone Rock that attended were Mr and Mrs George Kissner, Mr and Mrs Lloyd Hut- cKinson and Mr and Mrs Sam McCleish. Fenton Township Homemakers will meet with Mrs Lloyd Berkland, Jan. 20, with Mrs Henry Schroeder assisting. Mrs Maude Blanchard spent Saturday evening in Ottosen at the Alfred Schultz home. Mrs Hulda Schultz sptnt over night several nights last week with Mrs Blanchard. On Wednesday Mrs Hulda Schultz was in Ottosen with the Alfred Sdiultz family. Mr and Mrs M. O. Richards were dinner guests on Friday at her home of her mother, Mrs Maude Bilsborougn of Algona. Mrs Dale Schroeder and Susan spent Tuesday afternoon at the home of her mother, Mrs Emma Hurlburt. Mrs Martha Rath called Friday at the Hurlburt home, Mr and Mrs Emil Person visited Saturday evening at the Alex Krugers. Mr and Mrs Sanford Mitchell returned to Okmulgee, Okla., Wednesday after spending a week here visiting the Milfred Mitchells. Mr and Mrs Art Zumach and girls called Sunday evening at the Fred Schmidt home. Laverne Hammerstrom a ri d family of Ware were guests for dinner Sunday at the Ralph Hammerstrom home. Mr and Mrs Fred Schmidt and family, Mr and Mrs Dick Gross and family called at the Hammerstrom home Thursday evening. Mr and Mrs Wilfred Radig.en- tertained Sunday supper guests Mr and Mrs Milton Marlow and Mr and Mrs Ralph Bierstedt and family. Mr and Mrs Joe Hertz and son Ralph of Rolfe were callers Sunday at the Floyd Salsbury home. Mr and Mrs Claude Seely of Tuesday, January 17, 1956 Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines-3 Algona railed Friday evening a* the Everett Hanna home. Mr and Mrs Marc Moorp of Algona visited there Sunday evening. Mr and Mrs Max Strbtton OL Algona were guests .Wednesday evening at the Dale Wegener home. Adult Evening School Underway The 1956 adult evening school, a 10-week series of classes sponi- sored by the Algona Community School District, got underway lust Monday night. Classes in beginning and advanced sewing, bookkeeping, au- ronaulics, upholstery, s q u a re dancing and shorthand are offered Monday night each week, and a class in first aid, taught by Mrs Merle Moxley, meets Tuesday evenings. Total enrollment the first night in all classes was 120. Buy Eye Bank Kit Wesley — The Lions Club met Wednesday evening, Jan. 11 with j guests and 23 members present. Vice president Maurice DeBoer was in charge of the meeting. Guests were Joe Skow, Louis Cirik, Howard Funnemark, LeRoy Ricke and Kelley Strand. The members voted to buy an eye bank kit to be left at the sheriff's office. Mr and Mrs Bernard O'Donnell called Saturday evening at the Fred Genrich home. Starting Tomorrow I 4» price special! BRIGHT and SHINING COSTUME JEWELRY ON SALE AT ONLY 50 C ,nd $ 1 A LUCKY SPECIAL PURCHASE plus reductions on our regular stocks bring you beautifully detailed jewelry at HALF- PRICE!. . . . Bracelets, necklaces, earrings, pins, cuff links, Many matched sets. Choose from rhinestones, pearls, gold, silver and colored stones. immmmmmmummmmmmmmmmmummmmmmmmmmmmummmmmmmmmummmmmmmmmmm REDUCED TO ONLY COME AND GET 'EM, MEN ! . . . You save many dollars in this terrific clothing event . . . All-wool flannels, worsteds, sheen gabardines, twists, in the season's best patterns and colors. Single breasteds with patch or flap pockets and some double- breasteds included. Tailored of fine fabrics from America's leading mills. HURRY FOR BEST SELECTION I

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