The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 24, 1956 · Page 30
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 30

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 24, 1956
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WHERE TO GO WHAT TO DO 6-Algona (la.) Upper D« Moines Tuesday, January 24, 19S6 Behind The Movie Sets WITH BUDDY MASON Wayne Wickwire Hollywood. Calif.—"The Spirit of St. Louis" takes to the air again! But. this time, she'll use a double!—Warner Bros. Studio is picking up the tab for this flight. It's a sizeable tab, too. Before Lindy's plane gets off the first page of script and into the air, more "moolah" takes wings than the original jaunt required for the whole trip. A great amount of research went into preparation for this story. Although it will be entertainment at its exciting best, it also will adhere so closely to fact that its historical value cannot be overlooked. • * * With Jimmy Stewart playing Charles Lindbergh, Leland Hayward producing and the brilliant Billy Wilder directing, Warner Bros. Studio is certain to have one of the year's top hits. Few feats of fiction ever boasted the drama and suspense of Lindy's real-life gamble. Those who actually participat- . ed in the 1927 flight may be somewhat startled when a young man playing Bill Robertson appears on the screen. Bill was a member of the Spirit of St. Louis organization and one of its original backers. If the movie Bill Robertson bears a startling likeness to the real Bill, there's a very good reason. The part is being played by James L. Robertson, president of the Robertson Aircraft Corp. of Fort Worth, Texas, and son of the man he's playing in the film! • * • Don't be surprised if the Navy changes its ,/ecruiting slogan from, "Join'the Navy and see.the world!" to, "Join the Navy and play in the movies!" Of course, it is possible that some prospective swab-jockies will question that itatement. We must admit that ;he sea-going gentry have not always been above touching up the unvarnished truth 5 with -a dab or two of high-gloss shellac, upon occasion. ... However, this time the quarter- Anton Backer 1956 Big Year ~ To Fix Homes, SayslaBarre The year 1956 affords home owners an excellent opportunity to make that long-dreamed of home improvement a reality. So states C. R. LaBarre of Algona, President of the Home Federal Savings and Loan Association, of Algona, in reporting that 1956 has been designated as "Home Improvement Year." "This year," Mr LaBarre said, "all businessmen concerned with housing have joined forces with the federal government in a gigantic 'Operation Home Improvement* program to better the 20 per cent of American homes that are in need of repair and improvement and to bring the 50 per cent of American homes that are over 30 years old up to date. Plans and Money Available" "Articles and plans detailing the proper methods for repairing, modernizing or expanding a home will be available as never before. A host of new materials and 'package' improvements will be available from building supply dealers and contractors at special rates. A large supply of money for financing such improvements will be available from lending institutions such as the Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Algona on a low-cost basis." William Durant deck talent scouts can wax indignant for the benefit of those who dare to doubt. They have living proof in the person of Second Class Petty Officer Jack Woods of Memphis. Tenn., who is currently attached to Com. Air Pac at North Island, San Diego Cal.! * • * Just prior to his enlistment two years ago. Jack pounded the rounds of Hollywood Studios, trying to crash the greasepaint circuit. With his funds shrinking faster than a ten-dollar suit in an April shower, and prospects no brighter than when he started, Jack gave up his marching between Filmland's casting offices. Perhaps that's why he joined the Navy instead of the Army. He'd had his fill of walking. * * * Then, two years later, after turning, his back on Hollywood, the movies came to Jack Wootis. Director Lew Seller arrived at North Island with 1 ' a Columbia Pictures troifpe to get authentic Navy backgrounds for a picture called, "Battle Stations." During the company's stay, a new sequence was added in which a sailor was about to be discharged from the Navy. Now, it's no secret that a Naval Station is a fairly good place to find -a sailor, if you can locate one who would like to act, and really can. And, if ever a man qualified for that first consideration of employment, it was Jack Woods. In fact, Jack had walked holes in several pairs of shoes, just hoping for a chance to act. The sincerity of Woods convinced Director Seller, Determining his ability to handle the bit. Jack was given the job. After joining the.Navy.and traveling half-way around the world, Jack Woods finally appeared before the movie cameras. And, Jack finds it all very amusing. Just before he quit Hollywood, he tried desperately to get on a big call and was told that he wasn't the type. • X e P' You guessed it! They were casting "SAILORS!" 2 New Members Join The Lions ClubAtBurt Burt—At the meeting of the Burt Lion's Club held Monday evening last week, two new members were welcomed, C. O. Bailey and Keith Culbectson. The program consisted of a Chalk Talk by Rev. Nelson of Algona. Some 24 members were served dinner by the following from the L e g i o n Auxiliary, Genevicve Grahajrn, Maree Bahnson and Georgia Holding. Have Scarlet Fever Velma and Betty Groen are quarantined at the home of their parents, the Harm Groens, with scarlet fever. Velma became ill a week ago and Betty on Tuesday. Both girls are employed, the former at Wilfare Haven and the latter at the Corner Store. Attends Convention George Becker attended the Lumberman's Convention in Minneapolis Tuesday till Thursday and also visited Mr and Mrs Arnold Andreasen of that place. Have 11 Grandchildren . Mr and Mrs Harm Groen are starting 1956 with 11 grandchildren. The latest. grandchild is Larry Eugene, the IVz pound boy born to Mr and Mrs John Groen of Algona, on Jan. 7. The John Groens have- two small daughters, Recent dinner guests at the Rudy Willrett home were Mrs Lucille Johnson, Mrs Clara Olson, Mr and Mrs A. R. Willrett 'and Dean Willrett, all of Algona. Mrs Delmonl Crail •ti&SS* Mr LaBarre urged home owners who have been contemplating an improvement to act now and take advantage of these opportunities under the 1956 "Operation Home Improvement" program. "A well planned, properly installed, wisely financed improvement will not only add considerably to family comfort, convenience and overall happiness" he said, "but it will also raise the present and future value of the home. Such an improvement represents a sound investment in an existing property. Sp*cial Assistance Offered "Home Federal Savings*" and Loan Association of Algona will offer special assistance this year to home owners who need help in planning improvement?, seeking out reliable contractors, and in financing improvements. If you are planning any remodeling or repair work, see the Honv? Federal Savings and Loan Association at Algooa, Iowa. DANCE WallyPikal * * * BANCROFT Legion Ballroom * * * Wed., Feb. 1 • ' * • Sponsored by C. P. of A. PUBLIC WELCOME Anne Baxter Sultry Singer Here Friday SULTRY SINGER ... Anne Baxter as the seductive Paris cabaret singer in "Bedevill- ed", new M-G-M attraction co-starring Steve Forrest in an unusual love story hinged on .a suspenseful escape. Filmed in CinemaScope and color, it is the first Hollywood picture to have been filmed in its entirety in the French capital. "Bedevilled" plays tfiis Friday and Saturday at the Algona Theater, along with "Fort Yuma." SIX WINNERS Be sure to read this page thoroughly and if you spot your name individually, you will receive free admittance to the two co-hits, "Bedevill- ed" and "Fort Yuma", playing Friday and Saturday this week at the Algona Theater. Just give your name at the box office. The occasion was Duane Willrett's 12th birthday anniversary. Mrs Aeilt Troff of Ledyard was a recent caller at the Wm. F. Batt home. She was enroute to Algona. Mr and Mrs J. L. Miller with Mr and Mrs T. E. Lagerstrom and George Becker attended a Grain- Dealers Convention in Des Moines Monday thru Wednesday. Frank Ryerson attended the meetings on Tuesday. Book Study will be with Benita Mitchell Thursday afternoon, Jan. 27. Lurena Soderburg ,is reviewing the book "Combine Our Efforts for Lasting-' Peace". This is the last reading. Another book will be studied in February. Six women met at Clara Reynold's home Saturday afternoon in observance of birthdays of Elsie Lockwood, which was the 19th and Clara Reynolds, which is the 26th. Mr and Mrs W. W. Boettcher have received word of the birth of a son to Mr and Mrs W. D. Boettcher. The baby weighed QVz pounds and has been named William Ray. UDM Want Ads Pay Dividend* PLANTATION BALLROOM WHITTEMOHE. IOWA Friday, Jan, 27 SPIKE HASKEU Sunday, Jan. 29 HENRY CHARLES Friday, Feb. 3 Jolly Lumberjacks Sunday, Feb. 5 TONY BRADLEY Friday, Feb. 10 FRANK BUHR No Advance Booth Reservations Poor* Open at 8:30 Two Kossuth Girls Win In First Homemaker Contest Lakota—Betty Crocker Home- ma kers of Tomorrow for the Lakota Senior Class is Barbara Peterson, and Q»rol Winter of rural Lakota, but, who attends the Ledyard high school, was the- winner in that class. Carol who has also won many honors for her 4-H work is the youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs Raymond Winter and Barbara is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Jakie Peterson. The honors came to both girls for receiving the highest score in a written examination testing the homemaking knowledge of the senior girls. Their names will be entered in the competition for state honors. They received a gold award pin and each school will receive a "Betty Crocker Good and Easy Cook Book." A national winner will: be named in April. Breaks Arm In Kitchen Mrs.Will Mabus is carrying her right arm in a sling since Weri- nesday when she fell in her kitchen and cracked her arm. The Messers John E. Smith and James F. Smith attended a 45th wedding anniversary observance for Mr and Mrs Peter Beenken at Titonka the 17th. The men were former school mates in the old Ramsey rural school. Miss Lena Gutknecht visited friends in Mason City Monday and Tuesday and on Monday night attended a dinner for retired Mason City teachers. Miss Gutknecht taught in Mason City for over 35 years. Mr and Mrs A. C. Schissel and Joe attended the Passion Play at Estherville Tuesday night. The play was presented by the cast from the Black Hills where it is given during the summer. Mrs W. E. Ley went to Rochester Thursday to be with her sister, Mrs Albert Smith, whose husband is a surgical patient in a Rochester hospital. ••- Mr and Mrs Ley had been in Rochester last week during the time of the operation. Mrs Robert Thompson, Cindy and Dale went to Lake Mills Wednesday to spend a few days with her sister-in-law, Mrs Merril Thompson, Mrs A. C. Schissel attended a liiricHeon at the home of Mrs Louis Slaba in Armstrong Wednesday in honor of the birthday of Mrs John Kingston, a cousin of Mrs Schissel. The Legion members staged a stag dinner at the hall Thursday evening at which rabbit was the main feature. The men had previously had several rabbit hunts; Forty elates were served. Dr. P. C. Geilenfeldt and Frank T. Lewis accompanied by Charles Hilferty of Ledyard left Tuesday for their annual vacation at Excelsior Springs, Mo. Mr Lewis visited enroute in Des Moines with his daughter, Mrs Wilbur Hassebrock while the doctor attended a Veterinarians convention. The Messers Jerry Heetland. John Smith, Walter Sachs and Burdette Hpeponer were business visitors in Estherville Thursday. The men are on the local creamery board. Joe Skow' of Wesley, as representative of the Farm Bureau committee on 'Eat More Pork' campaign was a guest 'of thp Community Club Monday evening and presented the county plan to the merchants. Ray Murray of Buffalo Center was also present. Mrs Robert Thompson was chairman of the Auxiliary committee serving the dinner. A good group in spite of the inclement weather, gathered at the Presbyterian church Sunday evening to see the special mission films presented by the senior and junior Fellowship groups. The Veterans Farm Class and their wives enjoyed a party at the Legion Hall Monday night. Mr C. E. Judd of Thompson is the instructor of the class. Five hundred and other games with a social hour and lunch furnished the entertainment for the evening. Mrs Cort Rippentrop entertained a group of friends of Mrs Wayne Hanson of Algona at a Pink and Blue shower Thursday afternoon. Guests were Mrs. Oliver Bakken, Mrs Melvin Olson and the honoree of Algona; Mrs Alvin Rippentrop of Titonka; and the Mesdames Ronald Heetland, George Ennen, J. E. Telkamp, Jerry Heetland, Fred Schroeder and O. M. Rippentrop. A baby daughter, Lorrie Lynn, was born Jan. 14 to Mr and Mrs Jennefer Bosma at the Blue 8)brth hospital. She weighed eight pounds. The Bosmas have an older son Scott. Mrs Bosma and baby came home from the hospital Thursday. Mrs Albin Kayser and new son Thomas Ralph returned home from the Buffalo Center hospital Jan. 10. The Kaysers farm east of Lakota. ' Another recent new arrival is William Edward, son of Mr and Mrs Leo Crawford, who also farm near Lakota. He was baptized at St. John's Catholic church in Bancroft Jan. 15. Livermore News Mrs Ernest Logue and Mrs Caret Meyers of LuVerne were hostesses to the Lutheran ladies aid in their church, Jan. 4th. Mrs Bert Schwendemann entertained the WSCS Wednesday afternoon. After the business meeting, conducted by the president, the devotion and the lesson were given by Mrs Ray Falb. Invited guests included Mrs Harriet Boyington of Clarion and Mrs Hefty IF ITS' NEWS — WE WANT IT Cecil Rezabek ALGONA© SAT. MORNING 10 o'clock • Steve Cochran m "THE LION and THE HORSE" Filmed in color, the story of the beautiful black stallion and the mountain lion .... Also 3 CARTOONS ALGONA* TUESDAY THRU THURSDAY! THIS GENTLEMAN PREFEgRED GIRLS! § ** %»„ PLUS — Cartoon 8c News FRIDAY and SATURDAY PETER GRAVES in "FORT YUMA" ANNE BAXTER in "BEDEVILLED" Grant Parties Honor Families Moving Away Swea & Eagle—Grant families honored at parties recently were Mr and Mrs Chester Farrington and Mr and Mrs Sam Link when members of the Grant school board and faculty held a farewell party, Jan. 13, for them and presented the Farrington's with a blanket and Links a table lamp. Both Mr and Mrs Link began and graduated from Grant school. Mr Link has been a board member and also served as secretary. They are soon leaving Grant to move on a farm south of Swea City, which they purchased from Charles Ditsworth. Mr Farrington also graduated from Grant school and has lived in this community all his life. He has been the board secretary. He and his family are moving to Phoenix, Ariz. Sunday afternoon, Jan. 15 a public party of residents in Grant community held a farewell for the Links. Farringtons and the Leslie Cassems, who moved a month ago to Otho, and returned for the party, Fred Welps, who are moving to Estherville, Melvin Hutchinsons who will move to Leader, Minn., and Wilbur Farrows who will move to, Fairmont, Minn. A program was given, and luncheon served. Each family received a plaque as a farewell gift. Farm Moves Mr and Mrs Maurice. Carlson and family moved Tuesday onto the John Johannson farm one' mile west and Vi mile north of Community Hall. Mr Johannson of Seneca has put up a complete set of new farm buildings, moving into a house which has been remodeled and made modern with running water and bath. The Carlsons have farmed many years on the John Bloom Estate farm. Mr and Mrs Peter Troff are moving to the fartn vacated by Carlsons, and the Donald Cronks to the farm vacat* ed by Troffs and owned by Mrs Fred McGregor. Mr and Mrs Virgil Tokheim are parents of a son born Friday, Jan. 13. Mr and Mrs Lowell Larson left Monday afternoon for a 4-daJ> stay- in Minneapolis where Lowell will attend a lumberman's convention. ' Mrs Emil Larson if- staying with the Larson children while the parents are away. The Swea Township Home- rrtakers met last Tuesday from 10;a.rru to 3. p.m. at the home of Mrs' Emil Larson.,. Eighteen ladies answered roll call by naming a household short cut. Mrs Leo Engessor, Mrs Ed Fitzgerald, and Mrs Clarence Wies gave the lesson on one dish meals. The ladies were divided, into three groups and each group prepared a casserole dish, which was served at the noon meal. Me and Mrs R. E. Ridge and Mr and Mrs Arnold McFarland left Monday on a vacation trip south. The Ridges will visit his brother irl Sarasota, Fla., while the McFarlands plan to fly to Nassau, in the Bahamas, for a short stay. Mrs Art E. Anderson entertained members of her Lutheran Circle and a large number of friends, with Mrs Rudy Peterson as assistant hostess at Mrs Anderson's home Thursday afternoon. This was the first large group Mrs Anderson had entertained in their new all modern home in Swea City. 'The Ander- Mrs Virgil Shackelford IOWA'S WONDER SHOWPLACI The SURIF CLEAR LAKE . IOWA FRI., JAN. 271h ANDY DOLL And His Ridge Riders sons moved from a farm to Swea City City last Dec. ' ' Mr and Mrs Robert Briggs are parents of a son born Jan. 16 at Holy Family hospital, Estherville. The baby was born pre- maturly and was placed in an incubator. It is thought the baby may have to be left at the hospital until March 1. Ralph Walker Sr., who makes his home with a daughter, Mrs Mary Whitte of Rockwell, has been quite ill of late.. He formerly lived here. His children, Mrs Jim 'Montgomery, Fred Walker, Mrs Martin Dahl, and' Ralph Walker Jr. and his wife, all of here, spend Thursday with their father and sister at Rockwell. Evergreen tree varieties recommended for windbreaks in Iowa include pine, spruce, fir and cedar. SAT.. JAN. 28th TEDDY PHILLIPS His Golden Saxophone And Orchestra THURS., FEB. 2nd Mason City Firemans Ball EDDIE ALLEN & ORCH. Coming Sunday! His CUD was for Sfllv • • • and his life it! STERLING Barry's Recreation League Standings Hawkeye Lanes League Standings Publishe.d each week through Courtesy of Morck Dist. Co. & Storz Brewing Co, HAWKEYE LANES Results of city handicap tournament (teams). 42 teams entered. Top Five Conoco Service 3050 Hamm's ..- 2998 Seven-Up 2950 Hub Clothiers 2932 Pioneer Seed Corn 2913 Members of winning Conoco team were: Whitey Voigt 564; Ron Stephens 558; Harold Brandt 544; Jerry Ferris 535; -and Jack Dutton 504. High individual during the four-day meet was Art Ashton of the Seven-Up and Beecher Lane teams. He rolled a 608 series, including a 246 game, with Seven-Up and a 288 line and 683 series scratch count with the Beecher Lane team. The 288 is the highest ever rolled at Hawkeye, and the 683 series is the fourth high count. Highest single team game was a 1088 by the Hub team. 200 Scores Harley Hutchinson ' 204 Whitey Voigt 212 Jerry Ferris 207 Murl Potter — 212 Ollie Johnson 215 Ernie Lavrenz 214-224-201 Hank Geilenfeld - 221-211 Bill Batt 203 G. Wickersheim ..- 211 Joe Donahue 201 Ron Stephens 210 Norm Gade 219 Bill Erpelding - 206 Bob Hardcopf 203 Harold Brandt 202 Hank Furst 212 Casey Loss 211-202 Bill Koppen 214 Mac McConnell 205 Dick Godfredsen 221 Matt Amfahr 204 Ron Peterson 203 John Dieknian 210 Jim Kelley 200 Hal Long 206-206 John Anderson 211 Cliff Benschoter 233 Red Stecker 201 John Intermill 225 BARRY'S Monday Men W L Bode Billiards 41 19 KCs - 40M. 19',£ Miller High Life 38 22 Moose ._- 37 23 Bode D-X 24 36 Clark Grain 23 V6 36 Ms Don's Phillips 66 18 42 Schulte Rec. J8 42 Tuesday Men W L Hamm's 37 23 Moose -- 35 25 Russ & Ky's 34 26 Blatz 34 26 Paul Seeley Farms --J33 25 Petersen's Cafe ^27 33 Barry's 24 33 National Guard 13 47 Mixed Doubles W L Cowan Motor Court 3 0 Chrome Cafe --- 2 1 K and E - 2 1 Coast-to-Coast 2 1 Team No. 4 1 2 Phonies ., 1 2 Big Four , 1 2 Algona Produce 0 3 The above Bowling Standings are Presented to You Each Week Through The Courtesy of MORCK Distributing Co *ND THE STORZ BREWING CO Like a refreshing dip, Storz has what it takes to satisfy your thirst. Each golden glassful is a toast to pleasure — Bitter-Free pleasure — with np lingering aftertaste. You'll find it loss-filling, too. That's why smart modern* agree Storz is truly AMERIOA-! ESEER

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