The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 14, 1956 · Page 29
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 29

Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Tuesday, February 14, 1956
Page 29
Start Free Trial

6-A!gono (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, February 14, 1956 ! Free Tickets GoTast To Stage Show Coining The free tickets arc going fast for the big "Appereiation Day" stage show to be presented Friday, March 2. at the Algona Theatre, by tho Upper Des Mi'ines in conjunction with kx-al firms whoso products are advcrti<t?d monthly in the Farm and Hi<rn.e tabloid found in this paper. The, show will run two how. s. and starts at 1:30 p.m. A professional vaudeville troupe wi!l .c;ve the show, coming here from Mason City, and traveling from here to Spencer. Tickets — all free — may be obtained from Clover Leaf Hatch- fry, Rusk Drug, Bradley Brothers, Buscher Implement. Taylor Implement, Algona Flour '& Feed. Kohlhaas Hardware. B e e c h e r 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 son, the third boy in that family. Izciak Waltons Dinner Feb. 15 A dinner has been set for Wed! nt-sday evening. Feb. 15. at 7:30 j p.m. at the Moose Hall by the j Kv.i! I/.aak Walton league chnp- j ter. The public is invited. ; Justus Rogers of Spirit Lake. : d;.<:rk-i director of the league, i will speak. Art Anderson of Al- I gona is president of the local | ;>roup. 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 Gacle assisting, i l I I ! i DOLLAR DAYS Specials at the Hub! mmmmmmm Special Group ! Regular $5. SPORT SHIRTS A "best brand" in men's long- sleeved Sport Shirls — selling regularly at $5.00 (and mighty sweet buys then) — all put out as one grand Dollar Days,special for $3.00! They're .jhe "quality" kind of sport shirts —top bargains at three dollars, that MEN'S HANDKERCHIEFS White linen 'kerchiefs— "Peerless" brand—which just makes them wonderful buys at this Dollar Days special price! 5 for M.00 Reg. FLANNEL SLACKS FLANNELS—all pur© wool —and nothing but nothing makes a pair of man's slacks better 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 entire group thrown out for Dollar Days at a buck eachl 1.00 ILLIAMS I I Mrs Art Riley, Of LuVerne, Riles Feb. 9 LuVerne—Funeral services for Mrs Arthur Riley were held 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in the cA'angefical ^nited B r e t h r e n 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. BIT! San key, Dick Riley, Durwoocl Riley and Rallert Thornton all nephews. Burial took place in the LuVerne Cemetery. Gladys Sunkry ftiley was born May 8, 1900, on a farm near Galbraith and passed away at 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 aftei 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 Kossitth 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 betore he reached St. Ann hospital. Besides his wife he leaves one daughter Donna Fay Kearney, Davenport; Rav Merron, Waterloo; George, Bancroft, and several grandchildren. Pallbearers were Mike Kennedy, Armstrong; Howard Bollig, Armstrong; Jack Kresbach, Ledyard, Ed Johnson. Swea City. Frank Cogley, and Wilbur Fox, Bancroft. Air Reservists Slated Home From Florida Twenty Air Force Reservists, including men from Algona and surrounding territory, took off from Mason City airport Sunday noon bound for Elgin Air Force Base, Florida. The group will take a look at the latest equipment now being used by the air force at the Elgin base. The flight to and from Florida was made in a C-47, and the men should arrive home tonight (Tuesday). Included in '.he group were Delbert H. Hall, Harry Greenberg, Neil F. Chapman, Dwaine C. Lighter, Richard N. Hurt, Leighton Misbach, Max R. Bartholomew, Robert J. Welter and Donald T. Hcmmingsen, 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, Ruthven; Wayne R. Knutson. Graettingfr; and L. B. Bubcock and G. G Larson, Fort Dodge. Doxsee, Early Resident, Dies One of Algona's distinguished former citizens, Clarence Marshall Doxsee, 94, died Wednesday of last week at Redwood City, Cal. where he had made his home for 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 wa.s 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 tho. late Harvey Ingham, in 1887. Mrs Doxsee died in 1940. Services and burial were held in .Redwood City. Rosella Laubenthal, Wilmer Metzger Wed, West Bend David Belasco, the theatrical producer, was once a circus bareback rider. Miss Rosella Laubenthal,. daughter of Mr and Mrs Adam Lau- bcnthal, and Wilmer Metzger, son of Mr and Mrs William Metzger. wero married at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic church at West Bend on Jan. 31 at 9 a.m. The Rev. Walter Bruch officiated at the single ring ceremony. Sister Mary Elise accompanied the junior choir, which sang tho nuptial high mass. The bride, given in marriagf 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 i\ louble strand of pearls. She carried a white prayer book adorned with white carnations and red rosos. The Misses Julie and Carol Laubenthal attended their sistci 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 Bena high school and Mercy hospital school of nursing in Des Moines, where she has been employed for the past 2Vi yeat's. If- 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. Kossuth Pastor • Before Congress A Kossuth county pastor, Rev. Max Goldman of Titonka, chairman of the Methodist board of 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. Mrs Geo. Donovan Dies In St. Paul Mrs George Donovan, mother of G. J. (Jerry) Donovan of Algona, passed away Sunday evening, 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 morning, Feb. 15, at St. Mark's Catholic Church in St. Paul, and-are being preceded by special services at the O'Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home in St. Paul: The family has requested that memorials be made to the Little Sisters of The Poor, St. Paul, or to the Our Lady of Goo'd 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. in 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. McGiiire, Jean and Mary Donovan, all of St^ Paul, and Mrs Jack Leas, Winona, Minn. A brother, Arthur Mc-» Gonigle, Seattle, Wash., also survives her. Offices of North Central Public Service Co. in Algorva will be closed all day Wednesday, Feb. 15, out of respect for Mrs Donovan. Father Killed Under Train Mr and Mrs Russ Medin of Whittemore were called to !v>- vannah, 111. recently by the death of Mrs Medin's father, Vern Hollister, who was fatally injured in a train accident at Davis Junction. III. 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. Be Sure To See DOLLAR DAYS Specials! IIH^^HB^M^MMMM^MMHM^H^^MB^H^H^M^^^^MWP Throughout Main Floor And in Children's Store, Too! KOHLHAAS HARDWARE DOLLAR DAYS SPECIALS ; Thursday, Friday and Saturday Only I REG. 98c KEU. YOC ^^ ^^^ M Enamel Roaster 49C REG. $2.95 Fence Pliers REG. $1.69 12-Qt. Round RtG. $1.69 12-Qt. Round ^^ ^% ^^ Enamel Dish Pan.. 9SC REG. $1.69 with Gold Trim ^ Class Cake Stand 109 UNBREAKABLE TUMBLERS REG. 4 for $1.19 4 lor KOHLHAAS HARDWARE Ed and Pat Cullen LuVerne Girls Win LuVerne's girl cagers slam- tned Iheir way through Ihc first round of the district tournament at Pocahonlas by pou*ning,it on Meriden. 69* 42, Monday night. Coach Btyce Wicketl's outfit ran its record for the season to 19-5 in the foul-filled win. A total of 54 fouls were called in the game, 29 on the losers. LuVerne capitalized at the free throw line to win easily, as 35 points resulted from free losses. Sue Harper hit 26 free throws for LuVerne during the night. Crusting grain is a sign of insect activity. Now is a good time to check. Albert WoHgram Services/ Fenton Fenton—-Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb. 12, for Albert F. Wolfgram, 93, who died Thursday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs Harvey Higley 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 in St. John's Lutheran cemetery, Fenton. Pallbearers were Lloyd Kern, Howard Anderson, Gerald Jentz, Clarence Theesfield, Robert Hanna and Myrle Hansen. Albert F. Wolfgram was born in Germany on Aug. 3, 1862. He came to America in 1885, to Chicago. A year later he returned to Germany and married Anna Rackow whom he brought biii.'k to Chicago. Following a year in Chicago they moved to the Algona vicinity where they farmed until they retired and moved to Fenton. The Wolframs lived in Fenton about 30 years, before moving to Fairmont in 1945. Mrs Wolfgram died three years ago, Feb. 12. Survivors Include six daughter, Mrs Harvey Higley, Mrs Walter Jentz, Mrs Ella Hanna, and Mrs Mark Simmons, all of Fairmont, Mrs George Jentz and Mrs Arthur Mueller of Fenton. There are also 18 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Besides his wife, Mr Wolfgram was preceded in death by five children who died in infancy and a daughter Mela' (Mrs Ted Krueger) who died in 1920. Prayer Day, 17th World's Day of Prayer in Algona this year will be observed at 2 p.m. Kriday, Feb. 17, by a union service in the Congregational church BEECHER'S SPECIALS FOR THURSDAY; FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY ! $$$$$$$ $$$$$$$ $$$$$! Good Used Electric Irons. SjOO Guaranteed. Only a few left! FIRE EXTINGUISHERS For the home, for the garage or other out buildings. Westinghouse COOK BOOKS.... 49C The Perfect Gift or Prize! FRIGIDAIRE CLEANER 98C 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! 98C BEECHER LANE APPLIANCES For The Wildest Trader In Town Phone 778 — Algona 'W«w te dhMfc M ttngfh ex*. * tttntt to fa M) through A* •MS* el Ih* zippw. Th« p«fky bbutt and kick pl«al«d skirt fejHQi to mak» fiv« smart wearing selection* *> on*. tOO* Wool F|»nn«i g* Twin Twwd Sizw 6-14 S55 CHRISCHILLES STORE

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free