The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1956 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 21, 1956
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4~At§6ftd (la.) Uppar D6> Motnoi tuesddy, February 21, 1956 Mr and Mrs John Grotte had as guest last week Selma Aim- berg of Ledyard. Mr and Mrs Henry Furst and Mrs Ethel Woolridge of Mason City spent a day at Minneapolis, last week. Mr and Mrs Glen Graham drove to Sherburn, Minn., last week Sunday and visited Mr and Mrs Robert Poirot. Mr and Mrs Wendell Feasler spent last week Sunday at the parental Mr and Mrs Ole Knut- sbh home at Bradgate. Mrs Sarah Geigel was visited Thursday by her nephew and wife, Mr and Mrs Kenneth McChesney of Russell, Minn. Mr and Mrs Mel Griffin were visited over the weekend by their daughter Kathleen, a student at Briar Cliffe College, Sioux City. Mr and Mrs Ernie Georg and Dennis drove to Albert City for the,weekend to visit the letter's parents, Mr and Mrs E. O. Danielson. Mr and Mrs Raymond Norton left Sunday for :a vacation at Biloxi, Miss., and Pensacola, Fla. They expect to be gone several weeks, Mr and Mrs Fred Hagen were visited last week Sunday by their son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Herbert Schram and family of Clear Lake. Mr and Mrs Gene Furst spent the weekend at Minneapolis, on business. The children were cared for by the grandparents, Mr and Mrs Henry Furst. Mr and Mrs T. J. Fisher spent Wednesday at Fairmont with their sons and daughters-in-law, Mr and Mrs Theodore Fisher and Mr and Mrs Willis Fisher. Mr and Mrs Earl Bowman were visited last week Sunday by their son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Leo Lallier, Vicki Ann and Debby of Ventura. Albert Hagg drove to Humboldt and Bode one day last week and visited friends. At Bode he visited Joe Johnson who is convalescing f r o m recent surgery. Jim Galbraith who attends Drake University, Des Moines, spent the weekend here with his mother and grandmother, Mrs Betty Galbraith and Mrs Lina Uhlemann.- Mr and Mrs John Gerber drove to West Bend last week Sunday. Thursday Mrs Gerber and her daughter, Mrs John Scuffham drove there to visit Mr and Mrs Sam-Mogler. . Larry Bowman, navy seaman, son of Mr and Mrs Earl Bowman, who received his basic training at San Diego, Calif., has been in Japan since Dec. 26. He enlisted Sept. 28, 1955. . ^ Mr and Mrs John Grotte visitec Mr and Mrs Peter Grotte at Pipestone, Minn., last week. The men are brothers. They also stopped at Worthington, Minn., to visit friends. Mr and Mrs Jarnes Egli spent the weekend at Manson with Mrs Egli's grandparents, Mr and Mrs John Vetter who observed their fiftieth wedding anniversary and held open house. Tom Akre received word last Wfc<-k Monday from his son Don at Jtiferspn City, Mo., that he and h;s wife had become parents that morning of a daughter. She weighed 8 pounds and 4 ounces. Other children in the family are Donna, Debra and Stevie. Mr and Mrs Albert Hagg drove to Des Moines last week Sunday and took home their grandson Ronnie Matz who had been here while his mother was hospitalized. Mr and Mrs Vincent Matz Recently became parents of daughter whom they have named Rhonda. Bill Hutchinson A/3, son of Mr and Mrs D. S. Hutchinson flew here from Keesler air base Biloxi, Miss., last week and wil be here on an 11-day leave will his parents. From here he wil go to Truax Field, Madison Wis. He has recently completes 30 weeks of study in airborn radio. Mr and Mrs Charles Fox spen* last week Sunday at Bancroft vwith Mrs Fox' mother, Mrs Alice Barslou. Mr and Mrs Waller Boeckholt spent last week Sunday at Buffalo Center with the fomer's mother, Mrs Anton Boeckholt. Mrs Nell McCall left Thursday for a visit of a week with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs James Griffith at Des Moines. Mr and Mrs Irvin Elhennglon drove to Swea City Thursday to visit their son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Walter Sch- micking. Mr and Mrs Tom Wolfe and Mr and Mrs Wayne Goodman left last week Sunday for a vacation of a few weeks at various points in California. Katherine Fraser came from Minneapolis, Minn., where she is employed and spent the weekend with her parents, Mr and Mrs Clarence Fraser. She also attended the Thompson-Guthals wedding. , Mr and Mrs Harold Palmer and daughter Linda and Mrs Lorraine Dale spent last week Sunday at Waterloo with Mr Palmer's brother-in-law and sister and mother, Mr and Mrs James Elbert and Mrs Dorothy Palmer. Mrs William Geering returned Saturday from Clearwater, Kan., where she has been the past few weeks with her son-in-law and daughter, the Rev. and Mrs Everett Black to whom a daughter was recently born. Mrs Elizabeth Post joined her at Topeka, Kan., where she had -been visiting her son and daughter-in-law, Mr' and Mrs Bob Post, and brother and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs Matt Zittritsch. • WESLEY By Mrs. Viola Studer Mary Weisbrod Services Held Em'burg, Feb. 13 Fenton—Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the Foy-Willsworth Funeral Home at Emmetsburg for Mrs Ben Weisbrod, who died Monday, Feb. 13 at a hospital in Trenton, Mich. The Rev. Earnest Martin, Methodist pastor of Emmetsburg officiated at the services. Burial was in the Methodist cemetery at Fenton. Pallbearers were nephews of the deceased, George, Allen ~ and Kenneth Bellinger, Ralph WeisbrOd and Charles Lovejoy all of Fenton and Franklin Newel of Spencer. Mary Marguerite Brown Weisbrod, daughter of John Brown and Mary Bollinger Brown was born in Zurich, Switzerland, Sept. 24, 1880. She came to New York City at the age of six years. December 8, 1910, she was united in marriage to Ben Weisbrod it Brooklyn, N. Y. This union vas blessed with three children, Gordon, Paul and John. Mrs Weisbrod lived for a number of years at Fenton and most of her •narried life was spent in Iowa except a few years spent in Idaho and New Jersey. She was a member of the Methodist church at Emmetsburg. In 1954, the Weisbrods went to live with son Gordon at Redfield, South Dakota. At the time of Mrs Weisbrod's passing, they were visiting tlu-ir son John and his family at Trenton, Mich. Mrs Weisbrod had not been well for some-time, and death was attributed to a complication of illnesses followed by a heart attack Surviving Mrs Weisbrod is hei husbiind Ben, and her three sons Gordon of Redfield, S. D.; Pau of Woodward, Iowa and John o: Trenton, Mich. Also five grand children and three sisters, Mrs Jessie Gross and Mrs Hose Reich enbach of New York and Mrs L G. Newel of Hartley. Preceding Mrs Weisbrod ii death were her parents, three brothers, John, William and Geoiw and two sisters, Minni and Helen. C. D. A. Parly & Meeting The C. D. A. held a meeting Monday night, Feb. 13. Following a short business meeting bridge and 500 'was played. In bridge Pauline Pfeffer and Justine Becker won first and second high score prizes in bridge and Rose Lickt'eig and Marjorie Goetz won high score prizes in 500. The entertainment committee was Minnie Frimml, Ruth Mary Hrubes, Mary Wingert, Mary Rockwood and Florence Hildman. On the serving committee were Felice Kilbert, Mary Joyce Haverly, Tillie Matz, Wilhelmina Hughes, Clara Goetz and Imogene Studer. The women will not meet again till after Easter. Wesley 4-H Wizards The regular meeting of the Wesley Wizards 4-H girl was held Saturday,. Feb. 4, at the home of Linda Detmering. Mary Trunnelle g^ve an illustrated talk on color schemes. Elaine Neuroth gave a demonstration on drawing floor plans. Ardith Eden gave a picture study talk. Linda Detmering also gave a picture study talk on "Fields In Province" by Van Gogh. The girls made plans for then- skating party to be held March 9 at the Algona Rink. All the 4-H clubs in the county are invited. Visitors From Kansas Mr and Mrs A. P. Nemmers and daughter of Kansas arrived Saturday, Feb. 18, to spend the weekend with his sister, Mrs Clarence Ackerson and husband. On Monday the Ackersons accompanied them to Dearborn, Mich., to spend several days with their sister, Mrs H. L. Coates and family. The Catholic Missionary Society met Monday afternoon, Feb. 13 with Mary Forburger and Minnie Bleich as servers. This concludes the meetings till after Lent. Mr and Mrs Carl G. Anderson of Clear Lake spent Tuesday with her sister, Mrs Mary Bradfield and son Jack. Darlene Bentele and Betty Carlson, students at Mankato business college, spent the F.eb. 12th, weekend in tiie^ parental, Fred .Befiteie, and 'Guy Carlson hon?es.' . >;. . Mary 'Circle b&Jhe Methodist church met Wean%sd4iy; afternoon, Feb., IB, wUtt -Ntts R. E. Newbrough, Mrs D6fotjty jHalter> man was assistant ,hdstees.'- Mrs Jiine Attig, Mrs E. ft.' Newbough, Mrs Jim Olsen arid" .Jimmy were guests. - ''••,,*• Mr and Mrs DeWe&Wils'Cn. and Patricia were in Des Moines Thursday on business, George Attig accompanied his sister and ' WbtheMn-law. Mr and Mrs • Le6 Tuttles of Albert Lea to PhoehiX, Ariz., two weeks ago to visit their sister, Mrs John Hartman and family for several weeks. *. Mr and -Mrs Carson Simpson had as their ThufSday evening dinner guests, Mr and Mrs Reese Martin and family, Mrs Sophia Hildman and Beatrice. Darrell Robinson is now employed by Lou Simpson at the Standard Oil Station/ Darrell received his discharge from army service recently. Richard is now working on the 'Ray Car.lson farm. •'••. • Mr and Mrs Don Kraus and Rickie and Alan Jordan spent Sunday, Feb. 12', with Mr and Mrs Will Ketchens of Emme.ts- burg. ", George Hall of Chenoa, 111. came Monday, Feb. 13, to visit his sister, De Etta Hall and brother, Rodney Hall, tho latter a patient in the Britt hospital. ,He shows marked improvement following a stroke, two weeks ago. Paul Erdman came home Tuesday, Feb. 14, frorh a six week's stay with two daughters, Mrs Wayne Clegg at Eaton Rapids, Mich, and Mrs Connie Holben at Lansing, Mich, and their families. Mrs Tony Seller is spending a month with her daughter, Mrs Lou Heifner and family of Marengo. Darlene Green returned to her classes at the public school Wednesday with her .left, arm in a cast. She fell down the stairs at school and broke her left wrist about two weeks ago. Mr and Mrs George Wellik and family of Britt spent Friday, Feb. 10, at the parental, R. C. Bauer home. , . The Good Will truck will stop in Wesley Tuesday. Any one having clothing or'furnishings to donate should leave, them at the Methodist church. Mr and Mrs Victor Loebig have received word from theif son Merle .Loebig and family saying that they had, arfitea at NabaileMbach, Germany,, Mori- day, Feb. 12. they went by plane from New York. Mr and Mrs V.ictor Loebig and Kay were Sunday Feb. 12 din* her guests of their daughter and sister, Mrs Kenneth Rasmusfieli and family of Forest City. John Welg was taken to St. Ann hospital, Algona, Monday, Feb. 13 following a heart attack at his home. He Was brought home Thursday, Feb. 16. Mr Weig is a janitor of St. Joseph's parish. .',„,., The Herman, August, Chuck, Leonard StuderS and Dale Dorn- biers Sunday, Feb. 12, guests of Mrs Mary Glawe at her home at Corwith. Mrs Glawe, mother of Mrs August and Mrs Herman Studer was<honored by the fam- ly party as she reached heV 83rd jirthday, Feb. 16. Lenten devotions in St. Joseph's Catholic church will be leld at 2:30 on Sunday and Friday afternoons and at 7:30 Wednesday evenings. Mesda'mes Edna Flom, Myrtle Lease, Josephine Meurer and 21ara Erdman attended, a county American Legion Auxiliary meeting in AlgOna Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 14. Mrs Flom is on the county nominating committee. Mr and Mrs Maurice DeBoer and Dean were Mason City shoppers Tuesday.. . • MttsiGayte Studer, Mike, Lyftft and Janet spent .Thursday in MSson City on business and visit" ecf Mrs Studer's sister, Mrs 'Larry Lang and family. Mr and Mrs Wm, Hrubes visited Mr and Mrs George Wellik visited Mr end Mrs Cteorge well- ik and family at Britt Tuesday f nd Mrs Hrubes visited his parents, Mr and Mrs Ed Hrubes at Duncan Sunday,'' Feb. 12, Marilyn Quinn entered the Stn grade at the public school recently. She is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Curt Quinn and the family moved onto the 'Leonard Arndorfer farm just east of Wesley which they bought last ^year, Mrs Shaub and her .pupils of the 3, 4 and 5 grades gave a vial* entine party Tuesday lor the mothers. Mrs Mag Bleich and her kindergarten pupils had a Valentine party Tuesday. The Junior high pupils were treated to ice cream and cake Tuesday, a treat from Louisa Skow and Carol Girres who have birthdays during school vacation. Mr and Mrs Donovan Studer attended the 55th wedding anniversary family dinner for Mr and Mrs F. J. Ludwig at West Bend Sunday, Feb. 12. / - ' Came To Algona In 1865; Dies Mrs Cora Stapletbn, H came to Algeria as a fllrl ma p?airie BchoSiHw fr6m Wisconsin fn'1865, died at her home at Lake by 4?-33 and never w^ethreai- nrid bv Varitwu McGuire and ~ ledingi ledi ttte Bluetfld* with ? 8 points. , Louisville, Kv,, was named for Louis XVI of'Ffttflce. born to Mr and Mrs Fred The family ferried across the Mis slssippi river trekking .west to Algona. Here she received her schooling and then went to Lake Park to teaeh. Later she was married to Alfred Stapleton, and they lived in Oregon and Missouri, be> fore returning to Lake. Po.TK.-to farm. Mr Stapleton died in 1938. Funeral services were held Feb. 5 at the Lake Park Presbyterian church with burial there. Mrs Bessie Jones of- Algona is a daughter, and had^been staying with her mother. Other children surviving are Mrs Marian Sever of Milford- and Mrs Celia Ferger of Spokane, Wash. Lester Willson was a brother of Mrs Stapleton and Mrs Walter Ward was a sister. St Joe Wins St. Joe's Bluefeolds added a 91 to 51 victory over Varma recently The Bluegolds led at the half ! EEL BETTER I DRINK 3 ' of MILK I tVERY DAY I I MILK CONTAINS I BODY BUILDING VITAMINS, { PROTEIN AND CALCIUM 'V IttPYtAB 1955 CHEVROLET 4-Door $1595 1954 CHEVROLET Bel-Air 2-Door $1345 1954 CHEVROLET 210 Four-Door $1225 Farm Bureau Member: You were undoubtedly told when you paid your membership fee that you were getting national- representation. You were probably told that Farm Bureau was the "voice of agriculture" and that this o rganization "would take care of your needs. " You also were probably told that when you bought their hail insurance "you would save money." The hail rates for the last two years have been higher than the rates charged by the agents listed below. On some crops ir| many areas/such as beans, their rates have been a great deal higher than what the farmer could have purchased from these agents. You were likely told when you bought their car insurance that "you would save money." i FEBRUARY FURS -by- Marshall & Swiff SPECIAL SALE The Elite Shop 1 Tuesday, Feb. 28 Mr. White will be here all day wilh Beautiful 1956 Fur Styles in CAPES! STOLES! COATS! All Reduced For Feb. Clearance SAVE UP TO V 2 AT * THE ELITE SHOP * MARSHALL & SWIFT FURS EXCLUSIVE 1952 CHEVROLET 2-Door Deluxe $775 Do you know that in a good many instances Farm Bureau car insurance is running higher for a full coverage policy than in companies represented by the following agents ? Besides there is no policy fee; nor organization membership to pay every year. Further when you place your insurance with these agents you get a National Standard policy from stable, conservative, sound companies. Why don't you stop in and talk it over with one of the insurance men listed below. 1951 CHEVROLET 2-Door Deluxe $575 (2 of these) 1950 CHEVROLET 2-Door Deluxe $415 ALL SOLD WITH "A-1" GUARANTEE Kossuth Motor Co. SW of Courthouse Square ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE HERBST INSURANCE AGENCY PAXSON INSURANCE AGENCY RICKLEFS INSURANCE AGENCY

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