The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 14, 1956 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 14, 1956
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V 6-Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, February 14, 1956 Free Tickets Go Fast To Stage Show Coming The free tickets are going fast for the big "Apperciation Day" stage shoW to be presented Friday, March 2, at the Algona Theatre, by the Upper Des Moines in conjunction with local firms whose products are advertised monthly in the Farm 1 and Home tabloid found in this paper. The show will run two hours, and Starts at 1:30 p.m. A professional vaudeville troupe will give the show, coming here from Mason City, and traveling from here to Spencer. Tickets — all free — may be obtained from Clover Leal Hatchery, Rusk Drug, Bradley Brothers, Buscher Implement, Taylor Im- nlement, Algona Flour & Feed, Kohlhaas Hardware. Beecher Lane Appliances, Western Auto, Robinson Produce, Hood's Grocery, Consumer's Grocery, and Ray's Grocery in Algona, or Stoeber Hardware at Fenton and Bartlett Hatchery at Titonka. 3 Lawyers Papas Algona lawyers have had a busy two weeks, especially three of them. Russ Buchanan led off by becoming the father of a baby girl recently. Leo Cassell became the father of a son, Feb. 9, and last Saturday, Feb. 11, Joe Lynch Jr. also became the father of a sf>r\i the third boy in that family. Izciak Waltons Dinner Feb. 15 A dinner has been set for Wednesday evening, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Moose Hall by the local Izaak Walton league chapter. The public is invited. Justus Rogers of Spirit Lake, district director of the league, will speak. Art Anderson of Algona is president of the local group, Webster Orton is secretary. Bancroft Boy In Lincoln T-V Show Bancroft — Patrick Clement, nephew of Mrs Bess Connelly, appeared on T.V. Saturday night in the play "The day Lincoln was Shot." Many Bancroft folks recognized him. Pat is a graduate of St. John's School and then he left and served several years, in the Army. He has made his home in California. He was raised by his aunt, Mrs Connelly Cresco Chums Met The Cresco Chums held their annual February meeting at the home' of Diane Schneider with Eunice Gade assisting, DOLLAR DAYS Specials at the Hub! mmmmmmm Special Group! Regular SPORT SHI A "best brand" in men's long- sleeved Sport Shirts — selling regularly at S5.00 (and mighty sweet buys then) — all put out as one grand Dollar Days special for S3.00! They're +he "quality" kind of sport shirts —fop bargains at three dollars, that you'll agree! MEN'S HANDKERCHIEFS White linen 'kerchiefs— "Peerless" brand—which just makes them wonderful buys at this Dollar Days special price! 5 for $ 1.00 Reg. FLANNEL SLACKS MrsArtRiley, Of LuVerne, Rites Feb. 9 LuVerne—Funeral services for Mrs Arthur Riley were held 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in the rivangefical IJnited Breth-ren Church with the Rev. J. Paul Stevens officiating. Miss Jean Hefti, organist, accompanied Mrs Walter Engel and Mrs Andrew Marty who sang. Casket-bearers * were E a r 1 e Armstrong, Vergl Schmidt, Bert Sankey, Dick Riley, Durwood Riley and Rallen Thornton all nephews. Burial took place in the LuVerne Cemetery. Gladys Sankey Riley was born May 8, 1900, on a farm near Galbraith and passed away al her home in LuVerne on Feb. 7. at the age of 55. On April 26, 1921, she was united in. marriage to Arthur Riley. A daughter Marjorie was born to them. Prior to moving to Lu- Verne in 1934. Mrs Riley lived at Richpoint, Wesley, Emmetsburg and Irvington. She was a charter member of the Legion Auxiliary, member of the Missionary Guild and the Evangelical United Brethren Church. Mrs Riley was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and a sister. Surviving are her husband, Arthur Riley, a daughter, Mrs James Doaks, a granddaughter, Nita Sue Doaks and a sister, Mrs Olio Ramus all of Lu- Verne. Frank Merron Heart Victim At Bancroft Bancroft — Funeral services for Frank Merron, 74, who passed away Thursday evening after suffering a stroke were held at St. John's Catholic Church Monday at 9:30 with Rev. Montag of Ledyard officiating. Burial was in St. John's Cemetery with Garry Funeral Home making arrangements. Mr Merron, a pioneer resident of Kossuth County, had spent the afternoon with friends when he left to go to his home near Gerled. When he got as far as the elevator he called for help and stopped the car. However he passed away before he reached St. Ann hospital. Besides his wife he leaves one daughter Donna Fay Kearney, Davenport; Ray Merron, Water: loo; George, Bancroft, and several grandchildren. Pallbearers were Mike Ken nedy, Armstrong; Howard Bollig, Armstrong; Jack Kresbach, Ledyard, Ed Johnson, Swea City. Frank Cogley, and Wilbur Fox, Bancroft. Miss Rbsella Laubenthal,dan* ghter of Mr and Mrs Adam Laubenthal, arid Wilmer Metzger, son of Mr and Mrs William Metzger. were married at St. Petei^ttd Paul's" Catholic church at West Bend on Jan. 31 at 9 ajrft' The •Rev. Walter Bruch officifltjd at the single ring ceremony. ' , Sister Mary Elise accompanied the junior choir, which sang the nuptial high mass. ;• , " The bride, given in marriage' by her' father, wore a white floor length gown with a bodice of re- embroidered lace and a satin skirt with an overlay of lace and net. Her lace hat, trimmed with pearls, held in place a^ fingertip veil. Her only jewelry was- a -louble strand of pearls. She carried a White prayer book adorned with white carnations and red roses. • • - '• *"^_, , The Misses Julie and. Carol Laubenthal attended their sister as maid 'of honor and bridesmaid, respectively. ' The bridegroom was attended by Merlin,Schmidt and,,Charles Schmidt. Ushers were -Marvin Laubenthal and Bernard' -Metzger. Following a reception and dinner at the Plantation Ballroom, the couole left on a wedding trip Mrs Metzger is a graduate of West Bend high schools arid' Mercy hospital school of nursing in Des Moines, where she has been employed for the past 2% years. ' ' ' rdr Metzger attended, the Whittemore School and after serving with the armed forces, he has been engaged in farming near West Bena, where the couple will reside. . , •. Mrs Geo. Donovan Dies li Mrs Georgia ,D6hovan, r rrfother of G. J. (Jerry) Donovan of Alf gona, passed away Sunday eve 1 ning, Feb. 12, at Midway, hospital in St. Paul, Minn., after an illness of only four days. Mrs Donovan was 66. Funeral services are being held Wednesday riiorningj Feb. 15, at St. Mark's Catholic Church in St. Paul, and are being preceded by special serviqes at the O'HfLloran and Murphy Funeral St. Paul. ' The family has requested that memorials be made to .the Little Sisters of ,The Poor, Sfc Paul, or to the Our Lady of Gobd Counsel Cancer Home at St.; Anthony and Cleveland avenues, St. Paul. Besides her son, Jerry, who is manager of the North Central Public Service 'Co. jn .Algona, Mrs Donovan is survived,by her husband, George, two other sons, R, G. Donovan and John Donovan, both of St. Paul, and five daughters, Mrs G. K. Stewart, Mrs O. B. McGuire, Jean and Mary Donovan, all of St. Paul, and Mrs Jack Leas, Winona, Minn. A brother, Arthur Me- Gonigle, Seattle, Wash., also survives her. Offices of North Central Pub;lie Service Co. in Algona will be closed all day Wednesday, Feb. 15, out of respect for Mrs Donovan. ' Kossuth Pastor Before Congress -^ A Kossuth county pastor, Rev. Max Goldman of Titonka, chairman of the Methodist board jf temperance for the North Iowa conference, and three other Iowa pastors, left Monday for Washington, D. C. to testify before congressional committees on bills to ban liquor advertising. They will appear in support of the Panger bill, pending in the senate, and the Siler bill in the house. girt caffefs slaw ffled.iheif tway tfiwudit the flwi' tfttuid xaf 'ihr district tournament at Pocahc-nias by pouching it bti' Meriden, 6942,-Monday ' .. fit ran Its record lot (the s6~a- soft 16 19-5 hi the fouMilled wift. A ibtal &l 54 fouls were called In the game, 29 en the "' LuVerne eaj>itail*ed at the ftee throw line to win easily, aft 35 points resulted from free losses. Sue Harper hit 26 free throws for LuVerne • during Ihe night. Crusting grain v is a sign of insect activity. Now is a good time to check. '•.;. • Albert — Punerial services were held Sunday, Feb. 12, ^Albert F, Wolfgfam, 93, who .died Thursday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs Harvey Higj- ley at Fairmont. Mr Wolfgram had been in failing health for about the past year. Services were held at 2 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran church in Fenton. ReV. A. M. Beck and Rev. W. H. Friedrich officiated at the services. Burial was itv St. John's Lutheran cemetery, Fen- Pallbearers were Lloyd, Kern, Howard Anderson, Gerald /Jehtz, Clarence Theesfield, Robert Hanna and Myrle Hansen. . Albert F. Wolfgram was bbrh in Germany on Aug. 3, 1862. He came to America in 1885, to Chicago. A yeaf later he returned to Germany and married Anna Rackow whom^he brought back to Chicago. - Following ^a ye&r in Chicago they ftioved_ to the Algotta. vicinity where they ft^edSntjl/they i-etiretl. and Moved to • Fenton, ;Th& wolf- firns lived 'in fentpn about 30 years, before moving to Fair' morit in 18.46. Mrs Wolfgram died three years ag6, Feb. 12, Survivors include ^gik, daugh* te*. Mrs Harvey Higley, . Mrs Walter Jentz, Mrs Ella Hanna. and Mrs Mark Simmons, all of Fairmont, Mrs. George Jente and Mrs Arthur Mueller of Fenton. There are also 18 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren and three gredt -great' grandchildren. Besides .his wife, Mr Wolfgram was preceded in death by five children who died in infancy and a daughter Meta (Mrs Ted Krtieger) who died in 1920. Day, World's Day of Prayer in Algona this year Will 'be observed at 2' p.tti, n-iday, Feb. 17, by a union service in the Congregational church Father Killed Under Train Mr and Mrs Russ Medin of Whittemore were called to Ew>- vannah, 111. recently by the death of Mrs Medin's father, Vern Hollister, who was fatally injured in a train accident at Davis Junction, 111. on Jan. -27. Mr Hollister, a Milwaukee Road brakeman, had crawled under some cars to make a repair. In a mixup of signals, the train started, and Mr Hollister was struck and dragged under the cars, and fatally Injured. FLANNELS—all pure wool —and rtolhing but nothing makes a pair of man's slacks belter than flannel! These are regular $11.95 and £12.95 garments, casual tailored, and another "swell buy" you'll find at the HUB on Dollar Days! BOYS FLANNEL SHIRTS Values to $2.49 in these "Tom Sawyer" sports shirts of washable flannel . . . the eniire group thrown out for Dollar Days al a buck each! 1.00 Air Reservists / Slated Home From Florida Twenty Air Force Reservists, including men from Algona and surrounding territory, took off rom Mason City airport Sunday oon bound for Elgin Air Force Base, Florida. The group will take a look at he latest equipment now being used by the air fprce at the "Slgin base. The flight to and rom Florida was made in a C-47, and the men should arrive home onight (Tuesday). Included in '.he group were Delbert H. Hall, Harry Greenberg, Neil F. Chapman, Dwaine C. Lighter, Richard N. Hurt, Leighton Misbaeh, Max R. Bartholomew, Robert J. Welter and Donald T. Hemmingsen, Algona: Luther J. Fairbanks and Donald W. Patterson, Burt; Robins H Jackson and Howard W. Polesky Emmetsburg; Franklin S. Mayall Rutland; Marvin D. Scheffelman. Corwith; Raymond E. Steven, Whittemore; Wayne G. Zeigler, Huthven; W^yne R. Knutson, Graettinger; and L. B. Babcock and o. G. Larson, Fort Dodge. Sure To See Specials! IfMMM^^^MMM« Throughout Main Floor And in Children's Store, Too! BEECHER'S SPECIALS FOR THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY ! $ '$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ •$ $ -$ $ $.•$: $' $ •-' Good Used Electric Irons....... $ J 00 . • i '•''•- ' \ ^^^*" . * ! Guaranteed. Only a few left! „ FIRE EXTINGUISHERS ...... For the home, for the garage or other out buildings Weslinghouse COOK BOOKS .... 49* The Perfect Gift or Prize! . KOHLHAAS HARDWARE DOLLAR DAYS SPECIALS Thursday, Friday and Saturday Only I Doxsee, Early Resident, Dies One of Algona's distinguished former citizens, Clarence Marshall Doxsee, 94, died Wednesday uf last week at Redwood City, Cal. where he had made his home fur many years. He was president emeritus of the San Mateo County Title Co., a firm he headed for 33 years before retirement in 1950. He was named Redwood City's "citizen of the year" in 1948. After graduation from Iowa State College in 1883, Mr Doxsee entered the real estate business in Algona. In 1895 he opened a hardware store here. Later he served two years as county auditor, and was Algona city treasurer from 1890 to 1898. He married Mary H. Ingham of Algona, a sister of the late Harvey Ingham, in 1887. Mrs Doxsee died in 1940. Services and burial were held in Redwood City. David Belasco, the theatrical producer, was once a circus bare back rider. REG. 98c ^ ^^ ^. Enamel Roaster..49v REG. Fence Pliers RJG. $1.69 12-Qt. Round 4^4!% ^fe Enamel DishPan..9Sv REG. $1.69 with Gold Trim Glass Cake Stand FRIGIDAIRE CLEANER ---986 Can or Jar. The Perfect Cleaner to bring back the natural brightness on any appliance. SPONGE RUBBER MATS..... $195 18" x 30" in washable colors. Reg. $2.95. ICE CUBE TRAYS...... Ejector Type, all metal. While They Last! BEECHER LANE APPLIANCES For The Wildest Trader In Town Phone 778 - Algona UNBREAKABLE TUMBLERS 4 - 590 REG. 4 for $1.19 KOHLHAAS HARDWARE id and Pat Cullen CHRISCHILLES STORE

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