The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 17, 1956 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 17, 1956
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(taO Upper Des Moines Tuesday, January 17, 1956 Silver Anniversary Open house was held Sunday at the Methodist church for Mr and Mrs Victor Applegate of Ames whose , silver wedding anniversary was being observed. Arrangements were made by the couple's daughters, Mrs Lawrence Miller, Mrs Darrell Swartte and Eleanor Kay Applegate. Mrs Richard Noll, of Corwith routed, Mrs Wayne Smith cut • ' nd served the cake, Mrs William Runchey, Mrs Ralph Harberts and Mrs Glenn Smith served and Eleanor Kay. Applegate : had charge of the gifts. A son Robert and son-in-law Darrell Swartz are in service in Germany. Mr and Mrs Elmer" Potter are parents of the honorees. . Mr and Mrs Applegate farmed near here a number of years and later moved to Ames to make ' their home. About 100 guests were in attendance. Auxiliary Initiation A meeting of the Legion Auxiliary was held Monday evening, Jan. 9, presided over by Leota Halpin, president. Mrs Lillian Foth gave a talk on "Legislation" and her division served the lunch. Initiation" was held for senior members Shirley Wagner and Agnes, Mishak and junior members Ann Cullen, Judith Meissner, Pamela Hopkins and Patricia Hopkins. i The mid-winter conference will be held, in Des Moines, Feb. 12 and 13 and will be attended by Leota Halpin, Marie Lampright, and Phyllis Carr, with Elizabeth Post, Edith Brundage and Fern Specht as alternates. The County, meeting will be held here at the legion hall, Feb. 14 and will be in charge of Fern Specht, Lou Brundage. Kelly and Edith Rebekah Installation At the meeting of the Rebekah lodge held Tuesday evening, Jan. 10, officers installed by district deputy. Neva Robinson and staff of Wesley were as follows: noble grand, Betty Galbraith; vice noble grand, Linea Hiserodt; secretary,' Mabel Lund; treasurer, Bernitas Lynk; Right Support to noble-grand, Myrtle Turnbaugh; left support to noble grand, , Bertha < Spear; right support to vice noble grand, Harriet Schmidt;' left support to vice noble , grand, Blanche Lage, Warden, Darlene/Feaster; Conductor, Florence Peterson; Chaplain, Esther Barton; Inside guard, Phoebe Hill; outer guard, Tena Behrends. Royal Neighbors Install " Members of the Royal Neigh- bcfr Lodge met,Jan. 11 and installation was held with installing officer Zelba Brown presiding, assisted by Marshall Bernitas Lynk. The following were installed; Oracle, Atha Hardgrove; vice oracle, Bernadine Allen; Past oracle, Bertha Spear; Chancellor, Myra Ostrum; Recorder, Eva Potter; Receiver, Esther Helberg; Marshall, Bernitas Lynk; Assistant Marshall, Zelba Brown; Inner Sentinel, Elizabeth Post; Outer sentinel, Audrey Frye, Managers, Bea Baldwin and Audrey Frye. The Graces will be appointed later. Birthday Honors Mrs Charles LaBarre entertained at a family dinner Wednesday evening honoring her husband's birthday. Those in attendance were Mr and Mrs Dennis Gahan of Humboldt, Mr and Mrs Bob LaBarre and Mr and Mrs Murray Mowers and the respective children. Thursday evening Mr and Mrs Ed Wilkins entertained the members of the birthday club as further celebration for Mr LaBarre. Members are Mr and Mrs LaBarre, Mr and Mrs Wilkins, Dr. and Mrs A. W. Amunson and Dr. and Mrs Harold Meyer. Congregational Fellowship Circles of the Congregational Fellowship will meet us follows: Circle 1, Tuesday evening, Jan. 17 at eight o'clock, with Mrs Les Kenyon assisted by Mrs Raymond Reid, Mrs Jack Dutlon and Mrs John Dutton Sr. Circle 2, Thursday aftt-rruion at 1:15 o'clock, Jan. 10 with Mrs Hugh Raney assisted by Mrs O. B. Kinden and Ella Thompson. Circle 3, Thursday afternoon, Jan. 1!) at 1:15 o'clock with Mrs BessU- Haggard assisted by Mrs 11. W. Pletch and Mrs Eugene Murtagh. Eiilse&psl Gtoiupii Meet The "Couples Club" of the. St. Thomas Episcopal church met Tuesday evening in the social rooms. The refreshment and en- ertalnment cbmmlttee were Mr and Mrs Harold Jergenson, Mr and Mrs Clarence Fraser, Claire Anderson and Lela Gardner. The Guild of St. Thomas church will meet Thursday, Jan. 26 with Mrs Harold Jergenson. Methodist .Circles Circles of the Methodist WSCS will meet Thursday afternoon, Jan. 19 as follows: Jan., Mrs W. O. Ringgenberg; Feb., Mrs Frank Sterling; March, Mrs Robert Williams; April, Mrs Glen Graham; May, Mrs Otto Schmidt; Sept., Mrs Stanley Gardner; Oct., Mrs Edna Smith; Nov., Mrs B. A. Thorpe; Dec., Mrs John Hayes. Observes Birthday Mrs Joe Deines gave a party Friday afternoon in honor of the 5th birthday of her daughter Theresa. Guests were Mrs Jason Loving and Linda, Mrs James Dodds and. Susie, Mrs William Allen and Linda. The women stayed for coffee but the children remained for dinner and were taken home by Mr Deines. Honor Mrs Prahl Women who prepare the hot lunches for the school children held a party Tuesday afternoon at Mrs Lela Prahl's in honor of the birthday of Mrs Ida Chism. Other guests were MA Leo Steven, Mrs Paul Dremmel, Mrs Edna Mitchell, Mrs Freda Steus- sey and Helen Comfort. 25th Birthday Gary McDonald was given a party Friday evening by Mr and Mrs Leroy Nelson in honor of his 25th birthday. Other guests were Mrs McDonald, Mr and Mrs Robert Knudson and Mr and Mrs Leonard Warner. The evening was spent at cards ana lunch was served. Martha Circle To Meet The Martha 1 circle of the First Lutheran church will meet Thursday, Jan. 19 for a 1:30 o'clock dessert luncheon with Mrs G. D. Brundage. The Sarah circle will meet the same day and same time with Mrs Mel Thompson. Ronnie Mittag, 8 Ronnie Mittag was given an after school party Thursday by his mother, Mrs Wayne Hanson, in observance of his 8th birthday. Guests were Bob;and.Melvin Olson, Cary Lane, Dana Snodgress, Gordon Odder and Richard Johnson. Baptist Women Women of the First Baptist church will meet Thursday afternoon, Jan. 19. Mrs Walter Heerdt will be hostess and Mrs Cora Martin will give the devotions. Improve Home Campaign Set "Operation Home Improvement", a nation-wide program which was officially announced in Washington, D. C., Monday, is scheduled to begin here shortly, it was announced by Jerry Donovan, Algona Chamber of Commerce chairman for the yearlong campaign. The campaign's slogan will be "56 — The Year to Fix". A.S.C, County Funds To '56 Signers Requests may still be filed at the Kossuth County ASC office in Algona for government cost£ sharing on authorized soil ana water conservation practices to be carried out in 1956 under the program commonly known as ACP. The program is administered on the local level by the county and community ASC committeemen. ' In reviewing ACP plans for 1956, Manager Virgil L. Rohlf of the county ASC office declared that this is an ide'al time of the year for owners and operators to give serious thought to their individual farm conservation problems and to make up their minds as to what they intend to do about them; He especially urged farmers to study their conservation needs in relation to practices for Which the government offers to share the cost through ACP. Complete information on practices offered in Kossuth county may be obtained at'the county ASC office or from any county or community committeeman, he said, Kossuth county has been allotted $109,200 in ACP funds for 1956 and there is a possibility of additional funds being granted if needed to meet acceptable farmers' requests for participation in the program. Quite a few requests were.fil- ed during the advance sign-up conducted at township or neighborhood meetings manager Rohlf reported, but funds are still available to handle more requests. Annual S-City Creamery Meet Swea City—Approximately 130 persons attended the annual dinner served to patrons and stockholders, by wives of the board of directors of the Swea City Cooperative Creamery and cold storage plant, Thursday, Jan. 11. Guest speaker for the day was Leo Benson, manager of the State Brand Creamery at Mason City. He spoke on surplus commodities, and how the government disposes of them. At the business meeting Manager Edwin Aschenbrenner gave the yearly report, which showed a profit of $6400 for the locker and creamery; 104,701 pounds of butter were made and $58,317 wns taken in for the sale of whole milk. Ralph, Walker was rtelected and was named president of the board of directors. Other board members elected to succeed themselves were Harry Lund, and E. J. Heidenwith. Mr Heidenwith was named vice president, and Harvey L. Larsen was elected secretary-treasurer. Walter Peterson was elected to succeed Martin Tokheim, who resigned. St. Michaels Picks Circle Leaders Whittemore—The newly elected officers of St. Michael's circles are: President, Mrs Lester Fuch- scn; vice president, Mrs C. A. Derner; secretary, Irene Elbert; treasurer, Mrs Francis Mullin; Circle Heads, No. 1 Mrs Robert Walker, and Mrs Elliot Wald- schmilt; No. 2 Mrs Lewis Duffy and Mrs Edmund Elbert; No. 3 Mrs James Mueller and Mrs Charles Bormann; No. 4 Mrs Maurice Ficktaohm and Mrs Key- run Fogarty; No. 5 Mrs Paul Ludwig and Mrs Robert Gengler; No. 6 Mrs Herman Kollasch and Mrs Joseph Zohbon; No. 7 Mrs Earl SU-icr and Mrs Leonard Elbert, No. 8 Mrs Carman Afjams and Mrs William Bcsch. Don Sr. Shows The Bays How ,4ft B&ft lH St» a past emplo^M to ihft. -past years, look ihe w?*rtlhj nual ftO'M; d&fcs>6WHnt i h^Bi*«i chMfllwime wlih a 631 ieiftea ai >Hfiwk|5f e LAiW* SaiuKUft ftlghiv tthd «*w . oftamploii ihus , b&iarrte , the , fi«i niiui- id v(rIttMih> line Iwice, arid he was awarded the traveling trophy during ceremonies immediately fol* lowing the tourney. Nine entrant*. Were in the running fdfalhe, Y handicap ehampion»hlp v , 'JMith's scratch count was -&S3, high tot the night. .Bill Bfesienlehne* wound up second with a 622 handicap score, while Dewey SkillinS was thlfd with a 604 count. High single line for the night wai chalked up by Whitey Voigt, a 222. He had a 589 series. Other entrants and scores were: 'Stan Black 599, Jack Button 579, Hal Long 576, Harold Lamprighl 524, and Paul Waison 495. Burt, Armstrong Divide Wins Burt and Armstrong shared a doubleheader, at Burt Friday night. Burt's boys won their thirteenth game*in a row, finished with its first conference championship, in 14 years with a 10-0 mark, and;ran its season record to 15-2 with a" methodical, 69-52, verdict in the nightcap. Armstrong grabbed the girls game, 31-30, in an overtime battle. ; ,, . :' The girls contest was nip-and- tuck throughout. 1 The count was knotted, 28-all at the end of regulation time; Burt led, 30-29, wheA Hypes of Armstrong fired the winning basket as the horn field and counted t8 field goals. The win gave Rodman an 11»S: relfOfd, -x -,.- .. : ! ,• '• : -•:•";..-:-. L :, Cick Sdiail hit , tdsges in the final minute of action to give Rodman the wifi in the boys game. . Schall- totaled 13. points for the; night as for the losers, who suffered; theW firsti defeat of the reason 1 after; nine wins, mark. Rodman has a 6 Mote For Reelection All incumbent Kosj?uth courity courthouse elective officers have 1 now signified their intention of running for reelection. All contacted Monday said they would seek reelection. They are, Marc Moore, county auditor; Ralph Lindhorst, sheriff; Rosella Voigt, treasurer, 1 Clara Walker, recorder; Alma 1 Pearson, clerk of court; and LoU Nitchals, county attorney. Moore 1 and Nitchals are Republicans, the rest are Democrats. The four county supervisors whose terms expire either this year or next year, have also signified their intention to run for reelection. No definite announcement had as yet been made by either Casey Loss, state representative, or D. E. Dewel, state senator. Loss is a Democrat, Dewel a Republican. Creamery Set* Annual Meeting y||teiiai meeting i'ol stock* holders and subscribers pf the Algbha Cooperative Crearhery has Beeh set for" Saturday, J6n.. 28< at 2 p.rh. at the Creamery Office, it was ahnouficed this week.> At this meeting it will bfe jpro- pbsed to amend the articles of 1m corporation by . increasing, <ihe capital stotk from $2S,000 to $50,4, 000, Election of directdfs fdr the* corning year is also slated and such other business as may pro* perly come before the mefetingv Early Resident Dies In West Mrs Pat Dooley, formerlj Theres^ Kennedy, died last night at 11:30 at 1503 East 15th St., Oakland, Calif. She was born irt 1873 in Union Township, the daughter of Mr and Mrs John Kennedy. In 1900 she married Pat Dooley and they, lived in Fonda. Iowa, where Pat farmed. In 1935 they moved back here, and Mr Dooley died in 1941. Shortly after that Mrs Dooley moved to California. There are three children, Donna Dooley, who lived with her mother and teaches school. Mrs Harold Schuh, Dorothy, who lives in Hayward, Calif., and Kenneth Dooley of Algona. There is a sister, Mrs Jake Glasier, St. James, Minn., and a brother, Charley Kennedy of St. Paul, Mi in- Hcinils Twelve Al|onr high ; school, debaters arid tReif instructor, Dick Palmer, - almost stole ;• the show during a debate contest at fcnr metsburg Saturday. ' . In division A, which , involved experienced debaters, the affirmative team of Cheryl Vender^ Waal and Barbara Bourne, and negatives David Phillips and Lar>- ry KUeck, Algona took second with a 5-1 record. The home teart \\tes on top and teams from Spencer, Sheldon, Estherville, Storm Lake, Thompson, Akron and Mason City below Algona. . , •• Algona took the Division .B crown with a 5-1 mark. Connie Priebe and Marilyn Dreesman, affirmatives, and Nancy Kain and Karen Shirley, negatives, were members of the winning team, Algona's C team, composed of Kathy Dermand, Sharon Powers, Larry Wicks and John Moxley, tied with Kmmetsburg in this division for second place, ahead of Storm Lake St. Mary's and Thompson. The B division competition was for inexperienced debaters. The topic up for. debate during fin&l outcome. Returns With Six The pleasant warm spell that had count? citizens dreaming of an early spying came to an jabrupt halt Saturday night. That s When the area was covered, with from 1% to three inchos of snow and temperatures dipped as the storm moved in from the north. . ^ Low temperature for the period was a six below zero read- ng Monday, while Saturday prlved to be the balmiest day of the winter with a high reading of 38 and a low of 33. More snow began falling during the night Monday, although no prediction as to amounts expected was forthcoming. Jan. 10 i— Jan. 11- Jan. 12 _— 1 Jan. 13 Jan. 14 Jan. 15 Jan. 16 26 29 30 35 38 10 5 14 10 5 e 33 0 —6 Mr and Mrs Curt Anderson of Chicago were'Christmas Holiday. The topic up lor.aeoaie during guests of. MrS^ Anderson's pai- the day was — "Federal scholar- ents, Mr and Mrs Ernest must. sounded. Sheryl Burt with .17 Smith topped points, while Hypes led the;'•• Winners with ,13. It was Burt all the way in the boys game: The -winners built up a 41-24 lead'by halftime and won easily as Jerry Garman got 18 points, Gary Giddings 16, .John Smidt 12.and.Larry,Manus lO.foi- Burt, while Fetters notched 20 and Schreiber 12 for Armstrong. Rodman Racks Up Two On Friday Rodman swept to two wins over Des Moines Township onlhe letter's court Friday night. The girls took a 70-50 decision, while the boys' came through, 52-51. Rodman led all the way in the girls game as Betty Doty hit' 44 points, Mersch 14 and Bargman 12. Doty shot 23 times from the NOTICE R. G. Richardson wishes to announce that All Services at the Richardson Funeral Chapel Will Be Discontinued February 1,1956 because of the ever increasing business at the Richardson Furniture Store . . . and a desire to devote all of his attention to the furniture business. / We wish to thank our many friends whom we have had the privilege of serving. Your friendship and kindness shall never be forgotten. We shall always be happy to have you visit us at the furniture store where many new lines and departments are being added . . . that we may better serve you. Sincerely, R. G. RICHARDSON I HOSPITALS Donovan is chairman of the Algona "Operation Home Improvement" general committee, which draw, also includes Tom Me- H. J. Cowan, Murray 45th Anniversary Mr and Mrs Walter Elbert, Mr and Mrs Eugene Muller, Mr and Mrs Ralph Stalzer, Mr and Mrs Albert Weishaar and Mr and Mrs Cletus Stal/.er, Mr and Mrs Earl Stalzer, Leroy and Harry Stalzer, Wesley, and Mr and Mrs Harold Elbert of Whttiemore attended a surprise party Tuesday evening. Jan. 10 for Mr and Mrs William Stalzer at Wesley. The entertainment was in honor of then 45th wedding anniversary. Pink & Blue Shower Mrs Wayne Hanson was given a surprise "pink and blue" shower Thursday evening by Mrs Oliver Bakken, Mrs Homer Clark, .Mrs Margaret Hanfelt, Mrs Gaytha Olson, Mrs Leota Halpin, Mrs Elizabeth Post and Eva Builey. Mowers, Lloyd Muckey, Ed Wolf, Bud Robinson and Bill Steele. The second meeting of the committee was held Monday, and plans are being formulated to juin with the national effort. The committee is planning a number of special features of interest to all property-owners, and these will be announced shortly. Ladies Aid At Lotts Creek Met Mrs Vic Dreyer and Mrs Fgrd Miltag were hostesses to the members of the Lotts Civck ladies aid Friday, Jan. Ki. New programs for the year were passed out and letters ut thanks from several boys in the armed forces and a letter of thanks regarding a memorial for Rev. Schimel were read. Plans tor a Valentine party Feb. 14 fur husbands and families were completed, and a farewell parly lor Mis Bannick was planned. Hostesses for February are Mrs Harold Gross and Mrs Ger- hait "Eight Specs" The "Eight Specs" card club met Wednesday evening with Mrs John Dutton. High and low score prixes were won by Mrs Milton Dahl and Mrs W. J. Sigsbee respectively Mrs Reeolw [.fine was "if thv travel prize. Jan. 4 — Ervin Mittag, Algona, medical; Mrs Smil Metzger, West Bend, medical; Mrs William Hellman, Burt, medical; Mrs John Carroll, Algona, maternity. Jan. 5 — Mrs James Steven, Titonka, boy, 9-ll'/ 2 ; Mark W. Erpelding, Algona, tonsillectomy; James L. Wallburg, Algona, boarder: Mrs John Crowley, Algona, boy, G-15 1 ;-; Linda Acker- nan. Burt, medical; Barbara Me- Uuire, West Bend, medical; Ranona Gatton, West Bend, medical; Mrs W. A. Knoll, Algona, medical; Mrs E. C. Behnkendorf, Bancroft, medical. Jan. 6 — Mrs Edward McGuire, Algona, girl, 7-2'a; Mrs Phillip Ballard, Algona, medical; Esther Hodgson, Burt, medical; Mrs Henrietta Daub, Algnna, medical; Myrtle St. John, Algona, medical. Jan. 7 — Mrs Dwaync Johnson, Bode. maU.rnity; Mrs Marvin Erpelding, Whittemore, boy, 8-11 1 ,-; Mrs Hubert De-vine. Algona, med- LAST CALL! Final Clearance Prices This Week On Graham's Balcony FANTASTIC LOW PRICES NOW ON ALL WINTER COATS AND DRESSES Jan. 8 — Mrs Harlan Harris, Algona. boy. li-4'.a; Mrs James lilunier, Algona, medical; Mrs J. J. Wadleigh, Algona, surgery. Jan. 9 — Mrs Kenneth Garman, boy, 7-14; Mrs Donald Coleman, Algona, maternity; James Murso, West Bend, tonsillectomy', John Luedtke, Fenton, tonsillectomy. Enlist In Marines Two Algona boys, Francis J King and Kenneth H. Johnson enlisted in the U. S. Navy recently at Mason City. King. 20, is the son of Mrs Marie King, while Johnson is 17 and the son of Mr and Mrs C. E. Johnson. King attended Graettingcr high school und worked at Hay's Jack Sprat, while Johnson attended Algona high and worked for lk\g- ;irfy Plumbing ;in ' - P. O. Job Open Bids are being taken at the Algona Post Office- until Jan. 23, 1956 for mail messenger job between Alguna. Post Office and the Milwaukee Depot. Any oiie interested should contact Postmaster W. W. Sullivan for bic forms before the deadline. Mrs Florence Shanor of Masnr City lias been u guest o her riieec, Mrs W. E. Ley for the Christmas Holidays. Mr and Mrs Ralph Dewey ar Krirlfi.v evening for I were tvanslcned tu Ciii_\,l Lake:.-,' d;i\s vi.-il at the Jeiry E. Ukeiu WERE $17.OO This Entire Croup Now At FINAL Slash To ... 29.98 Coats now.. 19. 39.98 Coats now..24. Fleeces, Curls, Plu«h«, Zibeline - extra good color and size assortment. All Winter Dresses Slashed to 3.99 4.99 5.99 6.99 •$ $ Cottons, Crepes, Prints, Failles - All Wanted Fabrics in Flattering Styles. Jyniors, Misses, Half-Sizes. Large Color Assortment. ON GRAHAM'S APPARE1 &AICONY Grahams

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