The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 31, 1956 · Page 24
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 31, 1956
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5-AIgono (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, January 31, 1956 Simons - Degen Nuptials Anita Marie, daughter of Mr and Mrs George L. Simons, bc- came the bride of William Bi-r- nard Degcn, son of Mrs Elizabeth Degen, Algona, during H ceremony performed by Msgr. P P. Gcaren in St. Cecelia's Catholic- Church Saturday at 10 a.m. Patricia Simons, Washington. D. C., and Virginia Simons, Algona. served as bridesmaids loi their sister, and Donald Degen Bancroft, and Jerome Degen Dubuque, attended their brother. Usheis were Warren Ludwig and Cordcll Schilmoeller, acolyte? were Lloyd and Cecil Schilmoel- ler, Sister Matthew was organist and soloist was Evelyn Bode. A sextet, composed of Jack Henry, Jim Lichter, Warren Bebo, Dick Ristau. Ronald Briggs and Don Froehlich, also sang. The bride wore a chapel length gown of imported Chantilly lace , and nylon tulle over satin. The long lace torso was emphasized with tiers of pleated tulle and sparkling rhinestones adorned the soft, rounded neckline. The sleeves and neckline were of lace. She wore a coronet headpiece with pearl trim and net veil, a pearl necklace and carried red roses on a white prayer book which was a gift of the bridegroom. A wedding dinner was held at the KC Hall for 100 guests, followed by a reception for 165 guests. Mrs Gene Schattschneider registered guests. Mrs James Arend and Diane Hoover helped with gifts and Mrs Kenneth Mulligan, Jeanne Capesius, Maxine Johnson, Shirley Shipler, Eva Bailey, Mrs Chuck Devine, Marcene Hanna, Mrs Dick McGinnis, Mrs Jim O'Hara and Barbara Froehlich served as waitresses. The new Mrs Degen graduated from Algona high school and is employed there as a secretary. Mr Degen graduated from Granville high school, spent four years in the navy and is presently employed by Everds Construction Co. Following a two week trip west, the Degens will live in Algona. Honored In Texas This news is a bit delayed but will be of interest to friends of Mr and Mrs Jewel Patterson, well known residents here who are spending the winter in Texas, a custom they have followed the past several years. The item appeared in the ' San Juan Sentinel." "The Mid Valley Winter Visitors Club held their first meot- mg of the year ill ihe San Juan Community building Nov. 2 will 60 members present. An old traditional Thanksgiving clinnei with all the trimmings was a very enjoyable event held Nov -8. At the December 14 meeting new club officers were cho.sen. 1 ' Among the persons chosen were Mrs J. M. (Jewel) Patterson, reporter. The names of officers were mostly lowans. Women of Moose A district conference of Wo men of the Moose was held Sunday at the high school annex with 108 persons in attendance. Investiture ceremonies for the College of Regents were presided over by Bertha Hanks of Mason City. The address of welcome was given by Valeria Briggs and the response was given by Judy Beck of Storm Lake. Initiation of three candidates was held for Shirley Reckner, Lola Meyers and Bertha Withers of Mason City. Chapters in attendance were Fort Dodge, Mason City, Webster City, Spencer, Storm Lake, and Algona. Floor work was put on by the visiting chapters aUei which lunch was served at the Moose hall. Lodges To Meet Degree of Honor lodge will meet Monday, Feb. 6, at the Moose Hall at 7:30 p.m. for a regular business meeting. Royal Neighbor Lodge will meet for a regular business meeting in the Moose Hall at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8. Plan Dessert'Luncheon Women of the First Lutheran church will meet Thursday, Feb 2 for a 1:30 dessert luncheon. Hostesses will be Mrs Gail,Haase, Mrs Jess Manor, Mrs Paul Lemkee, Mrs Wallace Simpson, and Mrs Clair Thomas. KOSSUTH COUNTY PORK DOWN Prices WORK GLOVES FORKS 10-Tine Farm & Ensilage SCOOP Lightweight Aluminum TORE First Lutheran Circles The evening circle of the First Lutheran church met last week Tuesday evening and new officers were elected and some appointed with the following tak- for the new year. Dee Enckson, co- ing office Chairman, chairman, Evelyn Oakland; secretary, Charlotte Clark; treasurer. Bertha Sundet; historian, Norma Johnson; nursery, Lavonne Pittman and Marie Thomas; calling committee, Edith Perdval; chairman, Dolores Lemkee, Anita Haase, Charlotte Clfirk, Vivian Gilbert and Shirley Horton; program, Florence Soul- ler and Marie Broderick; cook books, Delores Lemkee; Baptismal towels, Mrs Leonard Nelson Sunshine Club, Helen Sjogren, Honor Birthdays Mr and Mrs Tim O'Brien entertained at a family party Friday evening in celebration of .several January birthdays. Those present were Mr nd Mrs Hubert O'Brien of St. Joe; Mr and Mrs Loyola O'Brien of Burt; Mr and Mrs Leo Kollasch, Mr and Mr.s James Allen, Mr and Mrs Ray Cook, Mr and Mrs William Bes- tenlehner, Mr and Mrs Harold Van Allen, Mr and Mrs Joe King, Mrs Nellie Van Allen, Tom Dailey and Ann O'Brien. Mrs Esther Benson was unable to be present. The evening was spent at 500 and prizes were won by Mr and Mrs Hubert O'Brien, William Bestenlehner and Mrs Nellie Van Allen Hosts Tor 65 *- 1 Mr and Mrs C. R. LaBarre. Dr. and Mrs A. W. Arnunson and Mr and Mrs Don Nelson entertained at dinner Saturday evening. The theme was Italian and tables were arranged in the recreation room in ntghr. club fashion. Italian food was served and the "Driftin' River Boys", Perry St. John and Larry Kueck furnished the music. Sixty five guests were present. Baptismal Rites Baptismal rites were held last week ut St. Cecelia's Catholic church for Katherine Anne, daughter of Mr and Mrs Dewey Skilling, Scott Eugene, son of Mr and Mrs Harold Hairiger, Michael Eugene, son of Mr and Mi's John Crowley and Deborah Mar-» io, daughter.of Mr. find Mrs Edward McGuire. Presbyterian Circles Circles of the Presbyterian Women's Organization will meet Thursday afternoon, February 2 as follows: Circle A with Mrs Hugh Colwell assisted by Mrs Edna Harr, program by Mrs Homer Clark. Circle B with Mrs William Finn assisted by Mrs Beecher Lane, program by Mrs M. H. Brower. Circle C with Mrs Elmer Langmack assisted by Mrs Hal Long, program by Mrs Fred Geigel. Circle D with Mrs Marc Moore assisted by Mrs Armour Lemkee, program by Rev. M. H. Brower. Circle E with Mrs Claris Kresensky assisted by Mrs Harvey Rath and Mrs Mary Kuhlman. l St. Benedict C. D. A. The C. D. of A. of St. Benedict held a meeting Thursday night at 8 p.m. with grand Betty Daley presiding. regent Door prizes won by Betty Arndorfer, Anna Eischen and Lillian Thilges. Plate prize went to Marie Arhdorfer and attendance to Agnes Grandgennett. Chairlady for entertainment was Esther Mayer. Lunch was served with Frances Capesius, chairlady. The next meeting will be held a week earlier and three new candidates will be initiated. New candidates are Catherine Bristow, Donna Hilbert and Donna Brown. Guests At Oyster Stew Mr and Mrs Werner Struecker entertained at an oyster stew Thursday evening. Guests Were Mr and Mrs Herman Bussie and Mr and Mrs C;irl Reynolds of Burt; Mr and Mrs S. L. Robinson of Bancroft; Mr and Mrs Woodrovv Johnson and Terry of Irvington and Mr and Mrs C. G. Vehteicher. £-. Congregational Fellowship Women of the Congregational Fellowship will meet Thursday, Feb. 2 for a 1:15 o'clock dessert luncheon to be served by Circle 2 of which Mrs Claude is chairr man. The program will be given by Mrs Rwscoe Mawdsley and Mrs James Merryman. RFD Carriers Are Guests In Genrich Home Lone Hock — Mr and Mrs Fred Genrich were hostesses to the Kossuth County Rural Carriers Wednesday evening at their home. There were 10 families present, also Mr and Mrs Lawrence Walsh of Lone Rock and Mr and Mrs Herbert Hensley of Algona. The new carrier at Titonka, Mr and Mrs Morris Givens, were also oresent. Has 80th Birthday Mrs Martha Rath celebrated her 80th birthday Sunday afternoon. Callers at the Lawrence Rath home were Mrs Emma Hurlburt arid girls, Mr and Mrs Dale Schroeder and Susan of Lone Rock, Mr and Mrs Sylvester Brace and son and Wm. Rath all of LuVerne. Evenihg callers were Mr and Mrs Harvey Rath and Doris of Algona, Mr and Mrs Albert Shaser, Mr and Mrs Maurice Weisbrod and family,* Mr and Mrs Dale Wegener and Connie and Mr and Mrs Clinton Rath and family. Newcomers To Meel The Newcomers Club will meet Thursday, Feb. 2, at the American Legion Club rooms at 7:30 p.m. Following dessert, cards will be played. Hostesses aro Mrs Pat Honsbruch, Mrs Mert Cummings and Mrs Marcia Parrlsh. Birthday Party Mrs Harold Erpelding enter- tained'from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, on the third birthday of her daughter, Becky. Those in attendance were her sister, Janie; aunt, Wanda Thilges, and Michael Thilges; grandmother Erpelding, Marguerite Erpelding; Patty McGinnis and Suzanne; Maurine Reding and Sheila, Robie, Pam and Tommy; Inez Peterson and Marcia and Hazel Scott. A lovely birthday lunch was served. Birthday Surprise Mrs Mary Nelson was given a surprise birthday party Thursday afternoon by her sister, Mrs John Mahoney and Minnie Schick. Guests were Mrs Ben Sch- routh of Wesley; Mrs Helen Flynn, Mrs William Ludwig, Mrs Vernell Ludwig, Mrs Earl Shepherd, Leona Ferstl and Ada Schick. High score prize at 500 went to Mrs Schrouth who also won the plate prize. Low score and chair prizes went to Leona Ferstl. Anniversary Surprise A surprise covered dish dinner and party was given for the 9th wedding anniversary of Mr and Mrs Martin Frideres and family of West Bend. Those attending were Mr and Mrs John Erpelding, Francis, Marguerite and Gerald; Mr and Mrs Harold Erpelding, Becky and Jane; and Mi and Mrs-Ed Thilges, Marilyn and Sharon. A gift was presented to the Martin Friderea. Luncheon At Academy Women of St. Cecelia's Catholic church" will meet Thursday, Feb. 2, for the monthly luncheon of which Mrs Earl Shephard and Mrs Leo Miller are chairmen. The menu is roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, buttered corn, relish dish, rolls, home-made pie and coffee. A business ana social hour will follow and Monsignor P. P. Gearen will give a talk. Seventh Birthday Mrs William Bestenlehner gave a party Friday afternoon celebrating the seventh birthday of her son Bob. Guests were Dick Balluff, Greg Cook, Pat Courtney, Dwight Gilbride, John and Jeff Gilmore, Bill Will, Tom Wagner and the honoree's sisters Kathy, Mary Helen and Maureen. Games were played and prizes were won by Dick Balluff, Jeff Gilmore and Tom Wagner. Pot Luck, Plum Creek The Plum Creek Women's Club will have a family pot-luck supper Feb. 8 in the community room at 6:30 p.m. Hostess At Cards Mrs Don Frederick entertained the members of her card club Thursday evening. Mrs Ed Sindelar won the high score prize. Mrs Willard Stephan won the second high score prize and the low score prize went to Mrs James Egli. Methodist W.S.C.S. The Methodist W.S.C.S. will meet Thursday, Feb. 2 for a one o'clock luncheon. Mrs Frank Sterling and Mrs John Thompson are chairman and co-chairman. The lesson theme is "The World's Laborer-Worthy of His Hire." Fort Dodge Guests Mr and Mrs Harold Erpelding and daughters were last Sunday dinner and supper guests at the home of Mr and Mrs WUlard Wessel of Fort Dodge, Iowa. Trinity Lutheran Women ,. Wbinen of the Trinity Lutheran church will meet Thursday afternoon, Feb. 2. -Hostesses will be Mrs Anna Hellinga, Mrs Kenneth Kickbusch and Mrs Arthur Kuecker. Mrs Wagner Hostess Mrs Mike Wagner entertained the members of her card club last week Wednesday. It meets this week Wednesday afternoon with Mrs Leo Thilges. Mrs Brundage Entertains Mrs G. D. Brundage entertained the members of her card club Wednesday evening. Prize.s were won by Mrs J. D. .Burns and Mrs E. B. Carlson. First Baptist Women Women of the First Baptist church will meet Thursday afternoon, Feb. 2. Mrs Clark Orton will give the lesson. The first American paper mill was erected at Germantown, Pennsylvania, in 1690, the same year that the first American newspaper was attempted. Auxiliary To Meet The American Legion Auxiliary will meet Wednesday evening, Feb. 1, at the hall with the following hostesses: Mrs Wm. Mar~low, Mrs W. O. Flaig, Mrs Rose Kraft and Mrs Robert Binzen. Hosts At 500 ~ Mr and Mrs Kenneth Jackson were hosts to a five hundred party last Sunday evening. Guests were Mr and Mrs Jesse Blanchard Jr., Mr and Mrs Clarence Martin, Mr and Mrs Roger Jensen, Mr and Mrs Ronald Christenson, and Mr and Mrs Merton Larson, Mrs Clarence Martin won high for the ladies and Mrs Ronald Christenson low. Merton Larson won high for men and Jesse Blanchard low. Roger Jensen won travel. Attend Convention Mr and Mrs Lawrence Geitz- enhaur, Mr and Mrs Andrew Thomsen, Mr and Mrs Ralph Bierstedt, Mr and Mrs Raymond Laabs attended the Grain Dealers Convention in Des Moines from Monday until Wednesday. At Cousin's Funeral . Mr. and Mrs Don Houck attended the funeral of a cousin, Dr. Harry Fenton, at Rockford on Monday. Birthday Party Mrs Alex Kruger entertained a birthday patty at her home Thursday afternoon in honor of the birthday of Mrs James Long. Present were Mesdames James Long, Frank Flaig, Jack Quinn, Fred Genrich, Mary Flaig, Rose Kraft ,and Maude Blanchard. The afternoon was spent playing cards with Mrs Jack Quinn winning high, Mrs James Long low and Mrs Frank Flaig door prizes. Entertains Coffe« Party Mrs W. G. Flaig was hostess to a coffee party Wednesday morning at her home with the following guests present, Mrs Roger Jensen and daughter Kathy, Mass Tena Jensen, Mrs W. J. Cotton, Mrs E. M. Jensen, Mrs Roy Jensen and Mrs Frank Flaig. Miss Wanda Rex of Ames, field chairman of the cancer society of Kossuth county, spent Thursday afternoon at the Fred Genrich home. Mrs Genrich is head of the cancer drive at Lone Rock. Mr and Mrs Victor Dreyer and Mr and Mrs Gene Blanchard held a card party Wednesday evening at the Dreyer home. Guests were Mr and Mrs Dennis Priebc, Mr and Mrs Jim Marlow, Mr and Mrs Fritz Newbrough, Mr and Mrs Chas. Householder, Mr and Mrs Richard Gross, Mr and Mi£ Dale Schroeder, Mr and Mrs Roger Long, Jim Buss and Robert Hutchinson all of Lone Rock, Mr and Mrs Jack Gorhart of Fentofl, Mr and Mi's Kenneth Johnson of Cylinder, Mr and Mrs Donald Bierstedt ajfid Ml' and Mrs Donald Meyer of Algona. Mr and Mrs Chas. Morris vis- ted Monday afternotm in Algona jt the Ed Blumer home. Mr and Mrs Ed Dumke and Mrs Katherine Johnson of Clear ^ake, South Dakota, Mr and Mrs Slmer Lovre of Toronto, S. D., Vlrs Anna Newbrough of Hum- and Ralph Thompson were •upper guests Monday evening at he James Long home. Donald Jensen, student at Luher college 'at Decorah, la., and i friend Glen Losen spent the weekend at the parental E. M. fensen home. Mr and Mrs E. A. Lee and Su;an and Michael, Mr and Mrs Jlarence Kraft, Judy and Joy .vere supper guests Tuesday ev- .•ning at the Leslie Johnson home. A. A. Krueger drove to Des vloines Friday ard Janet returned home with him for the \vee.k- jnd. Gordon Blanchard of Mason Zliy spent overnite with his mo- vher, Mrs Maude Blanchard Thursday. Mr and Mrs Leslie Johnson and Sue Ann visited Thursday even- .ng at the Jack Nyman home. Mr and Mrs Robert Hanna and Mrs Glenn Householder went to Des Moines Friday and Mrs Ce;il Seegebarth returned home with them. Mr and Mrs Perry Lowman of Algona. spent Sunday afternoon and were supper guests at the Leo Ramus home. Mr and Mrs Merwin Marlqw and Kern, and Frank Reily spent Sunday evening there. Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mrs Lillie Thompson and Neva were Mr and Mrs Walter Thompson and family and Linda and Lyle. Mr and Mrs Warren Thompson visited in the afternoon. Mrs Owen Berhow visited her mother and father the W. M. Rotterman's at Elmore on Thursday. Sunday the Keller Bros, of Bancroft called at the Berhow home. Mr and Mrs Howard Bierstedt and girls were guests Friday evening at the Ferdinand Bierstedt home, the occasion being Ferdinand Bierstedt's birthday. Sunday afternoon the Howard Bier- stedts visited the Merlyh Banman home in LuVerne. Mr and Mrs Ed Dumke and Mrs Katherine Johnson of Clear Lake, S. D., Mr and Mrs Elmer Lovre of Toronto, S. D., have been visiting the Ralph C.' Thompson's and also with rela- KOSSUTH COUNTY Bridge Club Hostess Mrs Wade Sullivan was hostess to the members of her Bridge club Friday at a one o'clock luncheon. Happy Birthday Club Mrs W. J. Sigsbee entertained the members of the Happy Birthday Club Wednesday afternoon. OVER 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN MILLIONS Of HOMES Roto-Rooter Serv. One Year Guarantee Algona 980 — COLLECT HOTO-ROOTB* EAT MORE PORK tives at Bancroft. Mr and Mrs Frank Richards and girls spent overnite Saturday at the M. O. Richards. Mr and Mrs Joe Miller and family of, Algofta, Mr and Mrs Donald Weber and family of Bancroft and Craig Blanc'hard were guests Sunday in the Dave Weber home. Mr and Mrs Vernon Johnson and family of Armstrong, Floyd Johnson of De Smit, S. D., were callers Saturday evening at the Leslie Johnson home. Floyd remained here to 'visit a few days. The men nre brothers. Mr and Mrs Herman Kramer spent Wednesday evening at the flay Black home. Sunday afternoon they visited the Ivan Schneiders at West Bend. Sunday evening they were coffee guests in the Roy Jensen home after church services. Mr and Mrs Chas. Staudt spent Sunday in Storm Lake at the Jim Lenhart home. Miss Florence Yager was a dinner guest at the Marlin Bailsman home Saturday. Sunday evening Mr and Mrs Bausman were supper guests and. spent the evening at the James Marlow home. Mrs Clara Marlow of Burt was a Sunday dinner guest at the Erich Seegebarth home. Mrs Lena Schmidt and Martin, Mr and Mrs Reinhold Lieb of Algona called Sunday afternoon at the home of Mrs Louise Lieb. Mr and Mrs Frank Dreyer entertained the following at dinner ; and supper Sunday, Mr and Mrs Lloyd Sunde and family, .Marlyn and Katherine Alt, Billy Speth, Mr and Mrs Darrel Dreyer and family, Mr and Mrs Dwayne Dreyer, Mr and Mrs Everett Dreyer and Roger and Mrs Margaret Rusch. Mr and Mrs Walter Dacken and family called Friday evening at the Dreyer home. Mr and Mrs Gerald Weiner of Algona spent Saturday afternoon and were supper guests at the Henry Schroeder home. Mr and Mrs Jack Johnson and family of Gowrie spent Sunday at the Chas. Morris home. Mr and Mrs Kenneth Hansen and son Billy of Sioux City spent the weekend at the Roy Merchant home. Mr and Mrs C. L. Lashbrook visited there Saturday evening. Mrs J. W. Maschman of Georgia, sister of Mrs Delmar Fischer, is visiting at the Fischer home. Barbara Quinn, student at Ames, spent the weekend with her parents, the Jack Quinns. Rev. C. E. Nordine, Will Christenson and P. M. Christenson attended the winter meeting of Fort Dodge Presbytery at Fort mmimimiam PORK WEEK SPECIAL! BLONDE LIME OAK OR RICH WALNUT BEDROOM SUITE To All Landowners In Drainage District Palo Alto-Kossuth Joint No. 1, Formerly Known at lofts Creek. You are hereby notified that an informal meeting will be held at the Court House in Algona, Iowa, on the 7th day of February, 1956, at 1:30 o'clock p.m. The purpose of the meeting i$ to determine the advisability of a clean-out of the open ditch of said Drainage District Palo Alto-Kossuth Joint No. 1. An engineer will be present to give you information as to the cost of such a project. BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS OF PALO ALTO and KOSSUTH COUNTIES, IOWA. By C- S. Pearson, Kossuth County Drainage Clerk. DocTge." ' , ; ' " Donna* 'Knoll spent, oVerhite Iffst Thursday with Muriel Nordine. Mr and Mrs Fred Genrich were Sunday diflner and supper guests at the Fred Schultz home. Mrs Lawrence Newbrough and David «called Sunday afterYioon it the AleX Krueger home. Mr md Mrs Geo. B. Long and Darryl •vere supper'gvjests there that'ev- •ning and Mr and Mrs Dale Schroeder and Susan were even* irtg callers; i - . , • • . Mr and Mrs Kenneth .Richards md family were Sunday dinner ,' M. O. Richards. Monday ;vening they were guests for nipper at the Ernest Godfredsen iome in Algona, Tim and Debra Schilltz urriy* ;d Sunday at the home of their .randmother, Mrs Maude Blanch- ird to visit till Thursday while heir parents the Alfred Schultz's ittencl a convention in Des Moin- s. Mrs Dave Hines of Tama, la., vlrs Mary Studer and son Clar- .•nce of White Fox, Sasfcutchcw .in, Canada visited at the Leo Tamils home Wednesday. Mrs .lines is an aunt ^pf Mr Ramus jnd they were enroute to Sioux .Tails to visit other relatives, t>ners ,to help Dale celebrate his oirthday. The evening was spent jlaying five-hundred. Mr and Mrs. Hugh -Lewis, Mr and Mrs Ray Hertzke of Lakota spent Wednesday evening at the Wilfred Radig home. On Sunday .he Radig family were dinner guests at the Hugh Lewis home. Mr and Mrs Clarence Kraft, Judy and Joy visited Sunday afternoon and were supper guests at the Maurice Weisbrod home. KOSSUTH COUNTY EAT MORE PORK Beecher's gone HOG WILD again • Beautiful OUPONT Finish • In either LIME OAK or WALNUT • Dresser with large Beveled Edge Plate Glass Mirror, Large Center - Guide Drawers, Dust - proof Oak Interiors. USE OUR EASY TERMS • 925 LOOK AT THESE PRICES Westinghouse Auto. DRYER REG. $199.95 $149.95 NEW O'KEEFE MEMMTT Apt. Size GAS STOVE $69.95 Westinghouse Table Model 5-Tube RADIO Your choice of brown or ivory 3 months guarantee instead of the 30-day terms usually found on other makes of radios. $21.95 Special Prices on all FARM SEEDS in stock BEECHER Lane Appliances The Wildest Trader in Town Phone 778

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