The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 28, 1956 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 28, 1956
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Prjssbyisflan dlteles Women of the Presbyterian church will meet Thursday Mar. 1 as follows—Circle A' with Mrs Albert Reid assisted by Mrs Airman Laing, program by Mrs Mattie McWhorter; Circle. B, with Mrs Hugh Colwell assisted by Mrs Mary DeGrtw; .Circle C, with Mrs Laura Woito assisted by Mrs Edna Mitchell, program by Mrs Halbert Long; Circle D, with Mrs Wesley Schultz assisted by Mrs Frank Ostrum and Mrs, Edna ShiltsJ program by Mrs B. G. Hoi- comb; Circle E, with Mrs Paui Dettman assisted by Mrs Lawrence Gillespie, program by Mrs Harvey Finley. Birthday Buffet Supper* Karen, daughter of Mr and Mrs Lloyd Shirley, entertained at a buffet supper Sunday evening, a celebration of'her 18th birthday. Guests were Barbara Bourne, Elaine Branson, Marcia Cowan, Judy Cowan, Connie Drone, Marilyn Dreesman, Kathy Dermand, Pat Ferns, Sandra Hutchins, Janet Hurt, Carol Hayes, Nancy Kain, Sharon Powers, Connie Priebe, Loralie Roupe, Sue Sprague, Sandra Shumway, Virginia Simons, Arnetta Sweet,- Darlene Skogstrom, Marilyn Seller, Pat Van Allen, Cheryl VanderWaal a^d Judy Kay Voigt. Infant Baptized William Charles, 3-week old son of Mr and Mrs Don Smith, Jr., was baptized, by Msgr. P. P. Gearen in St. Cecelia's Catholic church Sunday at l.ty.30 p.m. Mr and Mrs Craig Smith, brother and ,sister-in-law of Don,'served as sponsors. The Don Smiths have another son, Dan, 2%.years old. .'•.-•• Following the baptism, Mr and Mrs D. P. Smith; paternal grandparents, Mr and Mrs Craig Smith, Linda, Mike arid Bob and the Don Smith, Jr. family had a family House. dinner at the- Johnson Baptized Sunday ' Daniel Edward, infant son di Mr and Mrs Mike Stoffel, vyas baptized Sunday in St. Cecelia's Catholic church here by Monsignor P. P. Gearen. Sponsors were Mr and Mrs Edward Lonp of Algona. The Stoffels now have a family of three boys apd two girls. ': ; , • ' Following the baptism a f£im- ily dinner was held at the Stoffel home with the Longs, and Mr and Mrs Ernil: Stoffel and Mr and Mrs Frank Gink as other guests. The latter-four are grandparents. Saddle Club Elects , The Algona Bit & Spur Saddl& Club met-Vrhursdajr.f'Fetf.'flff* at£ . the Alano Clubrooms for its annual meeting and election of officers, it was reported by Joyce Peterson. The new president if Donald Peterson; vice president, . Dick Johansen; secretary-treasurer, Nancy Allman; new board members, Glen Culbertson, Eppo Bolton; old members serving one more year are Bud Anderson and Jay Graham. A pot luck lunch was served following the business session. Wed 30 Years ' Mr and Mrs Ray Cook entertained at dinner Sunday evening in honor of Mrs Cook's birthday and also the 30th wedding anniversary of Mr and Mrs James Allen. Other guests were Mrs Esther Benson and Mrs Nellie Van Allen. The women are sisters, former Cavanaugh girls, Katherine, Bernadine, Esther and Nellie respectively. Other guests later in the evening were Mr and Mrs William Allen, Mr and Mrs Harold Van Allen and Mr and Mrs William Bestenlehner. Silver Anniversary Mr and Mrs Perry Collins spent Sunday at Menlo with the latter's mother, jvlrs C. R. Fritz. Her brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Glen Dickson, also of Menlc joined the mother in entertaining Mr and Mrs Collins in honor of the Collins' silver wedding anniversary. The daughter Carol Collins and her 1 cousin Marcio Fritz and Floyd Hutzell, all students at the Iowa State Teachers College, Cednr Falls, were also present. Farewell Courtesy Mr and Mrs Clair Thomas entertained Mr and Mrs Joe Presthus, Mr and Mrs A. B. Oakland and Mr and Mrs Dean Bilyeu ,at a party Friday evening. It was a farewell for Mr and Mrs Presthus who are moving to a farm near Bancroft. ,The evening was spent at cards and the honorees were presented with a gift. Anniversary Dinner Mr and Mrs Paul James and daughters Evelyn and Beverly drove to Waterloo last weekend and were guests of Mrs James brother-in-law and sister, Mr and 'Mrs Kermit Burtis. Mr and Mrs Burtis gave a dinner Sunday to celebrate their 17th wedding anniversary. Guild Luncheon The Catholic Guild will serve luncheon, open to the public, Thursday noon at the Academy, with ham loaf as the main item with all the trimmings. Mrs Milton Bebo and Mrs Ralph Valentine are co-chairladies. Serving starts at 11:30 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Women Women of the Trinity church will meet Thursday afternoon. Mar. 1. Mrs Freda Steussy, Mrs Loss and Mrs Jerry McKean will be the hostesses. Plan June Mrs Elizabeth Degen announces the engagement of her daughter Esther of Long Beach, Cal., to Vincent S. L. Lombardo, .President of the Long Beach Scot's club. • The bridegroom-elect;, son of Joseph, Lombardo of Comptbn, in the, Compton A June wedding, is a 'teacher school system. is planned, and will take place here in St. Cecelia's Catholic* Church. Mrs Degen moved. here from Sioux City last September. Another daughter Marian, Mrs Lester Fuchsen lives' at Whittemore. . . The bride-elect is a graduate of the St. Joseph school of train- ing'at Sidux City and is employed with a specialist in the'Long Beach Clinic. Congregational Women The Congregational Women's Fellowship will meet 'Thursday, March 8 instead of March 1st.- The Congregational Women's Bible' Class will meet Thursday, March 1 -at the home of Mrs Ted Larson for a 1:15 dessert luncheon., Mission Group T,o Meet The Mission Aid Society of the First Lutheran church will meet Thursday afternoon, March 1. Hostesses will be Mrs E. B. Carlson", Mrs George Miller,, Mrs Marvin Oakland, Mrs Ray Johnson and Mrs M. C. Thompson. Sewing Club Hostess Mrs Dean Parrott was hostess to the members of her sewing club Monday evening. Welfare Club The, Welfare- Club .meets ,Fri•-- -** '••- witb Mis Elizabeth; BapHsf Women Women of the ^irst Baptist church will meet Thursday afternoon, March 1. Mrs Warren BoWman will give the devotions. ,JM*S,Posi Hostess . Mrs Elizabeth, Post is entertain ing the members of her card club .Wednesday .aftefhoon. Club Mrs W. J, Sigsbee will be hostess, to the "Eight Specks" card Club Wednesday evening. Reelect Directors Of Wesley Co-Op About 200 stockholders and patrons of-' the Wesley Co-Op Society attended the 49th annual meeting of the organisation last week. , President Henry' Arndorfer presided. • A standing'silent tribute was given to the memory or W, J v Frimml, who passed a Way 'last year, 'and had served as secretary, of the organization for. 15 years. . .•• 'Manager Frank Bleich gave the annual'financial statement. Three, director's terms expired, and -Herman -Bode, Victor Loebig and George Seaberg were reelected for three year terms. A new storage - unit for 250,000 bushels is under construction and expected to be completed by August. Other officers of. the Wesley 3-Op are Edmund Otis, vice president, Les.tef E: Larson, F. D. Rasmussert, Gaylon Vitzthum and Joseph. A. Skpw. Employees in addition to Frank 'Bleich are Alfred Erdman, Arthur Beenken, Donald Hanig, Aeilt Burma, Joe Johnson, Cal Myrtle Lease. Johnso'n and Mrs- Faces Charge Of O.M.V.I. Here Five cases, including a preliminary hearing on an OMVI- char-' /a against Thomas J. Murphy, Lone Rock, were heard in Justice C. H. Ostwinkle's court this week. Murphy was arrested'and appeared', but no action taken" as the preliminary hearmg" was continued to Friday morning, Mar, 2. •Francis A. Weaver, Lakota, charged with operating a vehicle while his operating license and privileges, were suspended/'<was bound'over 'io district court,'April term, and : bond set .at '$500. Bond, was not furnished, and Weaver is at present in the county jail. James M. Leuck, r Rockwell' City, paid $5 and costs on a stop sign count; Joseph D. McCleish, Bancroft, paid $25 and'costs for being ' intoxicated on • a; publip highway; and Willard L. Calvin, Lenox, paid $10 and costs for driving without a.valid license in pth^r aqtions during' the wpek, V (JDM* Classifieds Pay Di*rden : d» Famed Ten^r WillGonclle Concert Series ' Ralph Nielsen ' Ralph Nielsen, distinguished Chicago tenor, will give. the 1 .don- eluding- program Thursday night, March 1st, of the 1955-56 concert season sponsored by the Kbssuth Community Concert Association. Nielsen is a veteran of / ten years as,a soloist on over .1500 radio and TV broadcasts, and has also appeared with' many symphony orchestras, as well as appearances on the concert stage. The -Concert Association has announced that Alec Templeton has been reserved for a program next spring as the final number foi; the 1956-57 season. However, it was stated by Eugene Murtagh, president of the' Association, that 10 be able tq have the Templeton program there must be a larger membership next year. Mrs John Schutter, chairman of the membership campaign, has announced that Mrs -W. H. Bartlett will be assistant chairman. Mrs ' Richard Burt will ue in charge of the "Dessert Luncheon" which will inaugurate the campaign on April 23rd. Eye Injured In Odd Accident An Algona woman, Mrs Don Smith, Jr., suffered a panful injury t6 her left .eye as the result of an odd accident' iri the Smith home Sunday night. A nearly full bottle of • soda pop, which had a new type plastic stppper'in it, built up enough pressure to explode the stopper, and it shot into Mrs Smith's eye. It caused a severe hemorrhage of the eyeball and swelling of the eyelids, but, despite the. intense paint was diagnosed as not serious. She was not hospitalized £mom>mra«o3mtoX8m85»»s^^ WE'RE CElEBftA WITH AN Open ouse From 2 to 5 p.m. AT., MAR* We've been more than satisfied with the wonderful reception you folks have given us since opening our shop a year ago . . . and to show our appreciation we'd like to Invite you In Saturday afternoon for Free Coffee & Bakery Treat Stop by during your coffee break or while you're down town shopping. We'll be happy to visit with you. , wg ALL DAY FRIDAY SPECIAL DOZEN PURCHASES WILL ALL BE A "BAKER'S DOZEN" LEAH'S BAKERY First Poor Soyth of Algona Po«toffice '•jy$$&y&iy>^^ April 3 Charity Ball Date Set Genernl Chairman of the 1956 Charity Ball, M, J. Mowers, has announced the date of the Ball is Set for Tuesday evening, April 3, in the Algona High School with the program in the auditorium and the ball in the gym. Chairman Mowers also announced his conimlttee chairmen for the activity, which is spearheaded by the Kiwanis Club of Algona and assisted by the various other service and civic clubs. Rotary and Lions provide workers for the various committees making it a cooperative service club activity. The committee chairmen as announced are: General Chairman — M. J. Mowers to be co-chairmaned with Jack Chrischilles. Program, John Hayes: Charity Ball Theme, Dn Harold Erickson; .Queens, Dean Parrott; Music, LeRoy Lee, Patrons and , Patronesses, Mel Thompson; Treasurer, H. W. Miller. . Decorations, John Claude; Re- eption, Wm. Steele; Distinguished Guests,-Vic. Parsons; Contributions Booth, Antoinette Bon- stetter assisted by Leo Cassell: Public Relations, Wes Bartlett. , In Mayor's Court Four paid fines.on minor traffic counts in Mayor C. C. Shierk's court this week. Carl'T. Grisham, Algona, • paid $5 and costs for speeding, Donald H. Kloeke, Wesley, paid $5 and costs'for faulty truck equipment, Loren W. Hahle, Algona, paid $5 and costs on a stop sign count, and Richard F, Yeoman, Algona, paid $5 and costs for failing to yield the right-of-way. No Trace Of County Thieves The thief or thieves who burglarized five Ledyard and three Lakota business places last Tuesday night escaped with about $271 in cash and $600 worth ot jewelry and miscellaneous items, according to owners and Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst. Losses reported indicate the break-in artists had a busy night. At Ledyard, several watches, birioculars and $50 in cash was stolen from the Egesdal Grocery and Dry Good store;'$145 cash disappeared from the safe at the Rock Island Lumber Co., and the safe was peeled in the process; Carpenter & Son Hardware lost $10,in cash; $1.50'in small change was taken from the Farmers' Co- Op Elevator; and although broken to to, the. Letfyard Pool Hall reported nothing stolen. In Lakota, $35 in cash and a small amount of clothing was stolen at Brack's Grocery; $26 cash was taken from the cash register at Ukena Hardware; and $3.50 cash is missing trom the Thompson Lumber Yard. Although leads and clues in Tuesday, February 28, 1956 Algona (la.) Upper DM Mo!n«-5 this type of case are generally slim, the sheriff is busy trying to track down the break-in artists. There have been a series ot break-ins and attempted break- ins in'this area in the past week or two, and all are unsolved at the present time. Army Discharge Gerald L. Weiner, son of Mf and Mrs William Weiner, received his army discharge Feb. 18. He was married last fall to Joan McConnell of Portland, Oregon, where they are now making their home. STATE Your Home FARM INSURES ALL 3 Sometimes it's smart to put all your eggs m one basket... especially when it's your insurance protection. You'll enjoy the convenience of having all your personal insurance in the hands of one person who knows your individual needs. Call mb anytime. It pays to know your STATE FARM Agent Harold C. Sunder 300 E. Elm Phone 841 Algona I 300 E. Elm Phone »4i Algona MEN'S PART WOOL HOSE OXFORD GREY pair 2 Only — Slipper Sox pair 77c 10 Only — All Wool Award Swtr. 4.77 18 Only — Men's Vest Jerkins ..' 1.00 8 Only — Boy's All Wool Turtle Neck Sweaters 2.77 13 Only — Boy's Flannel Pajamas 1.77 2 Only — Size 2, Boy's Robes 50c Check these values listed below. They constitute items which we cannot carry .over. Some counter soiled but all terrific values. Save 1.00 Hearts & Flowers GUEST TOWELS ASSORTED COLORS AND PATTERNS -„. 27c Quilled Oven Mitts -.. 25c ea. Towel Sets—18 only ._ 1.77 Crinkly Table Cloths, 9 only .. 1.00 Plastic Cotton Set — 13 only .. SOc Luncheon Sets — 3 only 77c All Wool Blkts. — 10 only 7.00 LADIES ALL WOOL 1.00 SHRUGS — Navy Color Only 10 Only 3. Outside Swtrs. 40-42-44 3.00 Only 8 — Quill Lined Jackels .. 4.99 Only 2—Plastic Jkts., 1-14 1-18 3.00 26 Chenille or Cord Duslers 2.37 Men's Corduroy Pants 4.88 6 Only — Wool Shirls 4,00 23 Only — Odd Lot Summer t Caps SOc 4 Only—Sheeplined Horse Hide Mills .-„ 1.25 TERRIFIC Special Purchase! Full length double shadow proof panel from seam to seam — Sizes 32-40. GIRLS COAT 1 Only — Size 14 Originally 22.50 - 5.00 13 Only — Girls Belts 25c 13 Only — Cord Fed. Pusher -- 99c 7 Only 10 Only 6 Only - LADIES COATS 10.00 15.00 20.00 LADIES JEWELRY 1,00 ASS'D NECKLACES, PINS, BRACELETS, EARRINGS, 3 pr. 1 Only — Stole 1.00 50 Pair Ass'd Gloves pair 47c INFANTS WEAR TRAINING Oft* PANTS Pair *VC 7 Only — Infants Chenille Robes 1.00 1 Only — Swealer Set SOc 28 Infants Sweaters, ass'd styles 1.00 23 Infants Dresses r SOc 47 Infants Caps & Bonnets 67c MENS SHIRTS 42 ODD LOT DRESS AND SPORT SHIRTS 1.50 9 Only—Mens Fur Trim Caps 3.00 30 Only—Mufflers, Wool or Rayon 99c Children's Dresser Sets I5c 15 Only Wooden Mag. Racks—Only 3 2.00 Piggy Banks — Only 20 25c Foam Rubber Coasters — Only 3 SOc Shoe Bag — Only 2 25c Stationary — 25 Boxes i5c STRAW MATS 13 Only 7 Only — Suil Cases lOc - 2.00 LADIES SUITS Only 5—2-10. 1-12, 1-14 l-14'/z ONLY 5 — R fM) 2-10, 1-12, 1-14, 1-14M. ViVV Ladies Dresses—Only 40 2.99 Cotton Dresses 2.27 LADIES BRIEFS NYLON and RAYON --- pair Nylon Hose —- Pai* SOc 6 Only — Nylon Slips 1.50 14 Only—Brushed Rayon Gowns 2.00 47c

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