The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 28, 1956 · Page 21
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 28, 1956
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, ( PELS AA O I NL£.S. Presbyterian Circles Women of the Presbyterian church will meet Thursday Mar. 1 as follows—Circle A with Mrs Albert Reid assisted by Mrs Firman Lning, program by Mrs Mattie McWhorler; Circle B, with Mrs Hugh Col well assisted by Mrs Mary DeGraw; 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 Oslrum and Mrs' Edna Shills, program by Mrs B. G. Hoi- comb; Circle E, with Mrs Paiu Dcttman assisted by Mrs Lawrence Gillespie, program by Mr? Harvey Finley. Birthday Buffet Supper Karen, daughter of Mr and Mrs Lloyd Shirley, entertained at a butfet 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, Put Feins, 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 and Judy Kay Voigt. Infant Baplized 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 12:30 p.m. Mr and Mrs Craig Smith, brother end sister-in-law of Don, served as sponsors. The Don Smiths have another son, Dan, 2'/2 years old. Following the baptism, Mr and Mrs D. P. Smith, paternal grandparents, Mr and Mrs Craig Smith, Linda, Mike and Bob and the Don Smith, Jr. family had a family dinner at the Johnson House. Baplized Sunday Daniel Edward, infant son o; Mr and Mrs 'Mike Stoffel. was 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 and two girls. Following the baptism a family dinner was held at the Stoffel home with the Longs, and Mr and Mrs Emil Stoffel and Mr and Mrs Frank Cink ^»s other guests. The latter four are grandparents. Saddle Club Elects The Algona Bit & Spur Saddle, Club met '.Thursday,' .Feb". 16, 'atf 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 Alien. The women are sisters, former Caynnaugh 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, Mrs C. R. Fritz. Her brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Glen Dickson, also of Menlo joined the mother in entertaining Mr ami Mrs Collins in honor of the Collins' silver weddinp anniversary. The daughter Carol Collins and her cousin Marcie Fritz and Floyd Hutzoll, all students at the Iowa State Teachers College, Ceo-r 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 i< farm near Bancroft. The evening was spent at cards and the honoreoa 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 1 brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Kenm't 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 huin loaf as the main item with all the trinuninj.^. Mrs Milton Bi'bu and Mrs Ralph Valentine are co-chairladies. Sciving starts at 11:30 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Women Women of the Trinity church will incut Thursday .iltenmon. Mar 1 Mrs Freda Steusay, Mrs Loss and Mrs Jerry McKean will be the hostesses. Plan June Wedding 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 Compton, is a teacher in the .Comptoh school system. A June wedding 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 training at Sioux 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 To 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. first fiapfist Women Women of the First Baptist church will meet Thursday afternoon, March 1. Mrs Warren Bowman will give the devotions. Mrs Post Hosiest Mrs Elizabeth Post is entertaining the members of her card club Wednesday afternoon. 'Eight Specks' Club Mrs W. J. Sigsbee will be hostess to the "Eight Specks" card club Wednesday evening. Reeled Directors Of Wesley Ce-Op About 200 stockholders and patrons of the Wesley Co-Op Society attended the 49th annual meeting of the organziation last week. President Henry Arndorfer presided. A standing silent tribute was given to the memory of W. J. Frimml, who passed" away 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 Locbig 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 b> August. Other officers of the Wesley Co-Op are Edmund Otis, vice president, Lester E. Larson, F. D. Rasmussen, Gaylon Vitzthum and Joseph A. Skow. Employees in addition to Frank Bleich are Alfred Erdman, Arthur Beenken, Donald Hanig, Aeilt Burma, Joe Johnson, Cal Johnson and Mrs Myrtle Lease. • Welfare Club The Welfare Club meets Friday afternoon with-Mrs Elizabeth Pdsf. . - - Faces 'Charge Of O.M.V.I. Here Five cases, including a preliminary hearing on an OMVI charge 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 hearing \tfas 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 to 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, Rockwell City, paid $5 and costs on a stop sign count; Joseph D. McCleish, Bancroft, paid $25 and costs for being intoxicated on a public highway; and,Willard L. Calvin, Lenox, paid $10 and costs for driving without a valid license in other actions during the week. 1 (.TDM Clansificdf Pay Dividends Famed Tenor Will Conclude Concert Series Ralph Nielsen Ralph Nielsen, distinguished Chicago tenor, will give the concluding program Thursday night, March 1st, of the 1955-56 concert season sponsored by the Kpssuth 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 for the 1956-57 season. However, it was stated by Eugene Murtagh, president of the Association, thai to be able to have the Templeton program there'must be & 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 painful injury to her left eye as the result of an odd accident in the Smith home Sunday night. A nearly full bottle of soda pop, which had a new type plastic stopper 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 pain, was diagnosed as not serious. She was not hospitalized WE'RE CEUBftA WITH AN Open ouse From 2 to 5 p.m. AR. 3 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 p Stop by during your coffee break or while you're down town shopping. .O We'll be happy to visit with you. ALL DAY FRIDAY SPECIAL DOZEN PURCHASES WILL ALL BE A "BAKER'S DOZEN" (LEAH'S BAKERY | First Door South of Algona Poiroffice | ^•yya^re^^ mffftn MQravfMraaQiattQ^^ April 3 Charity Ball Date Set General 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 committee 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 Chrisehiiles. Program, John Hayes; Charity Ball Theme, Dr. Harold Erickson: Queens, Dean Patrott; 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. Klocke, 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 Lakola business places last Tuesday night escaped with about $271 in cash and $600 worth ol jevvehy 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, binoculars 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 in to, the Ledyard Pool Hall reported nothing stulen. . t 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, 1056 Algona (la.) Upper Bfti Moln«§-J this type of case are generally slim, the Sheriff is busy trying to track down the break-in artists. There have been a series of 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 Williarn Weiner, received his army discharge Feb. 18. He was married last fall td Joan McConnell of Foftland» Oregon, where they are making their home. STATE Voi/r Home FARM INSURES ALL 3 Sometimes it'» smart to put all your eggs In one basket... especially when it's your insurance protection. You'll enjoy the convenience of having all your personal insurance in the hand* of one person who knows your individual needs. Call me anytime. It fays to know yovr STATE FARM Ag«nt Harold C. Sundet L 300 E. Elm Phone 841 Algona ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^__ _^^__. ^___ ____ " ' ** Check these values listed below. They constitute items which we cannot carry over. Some counter soiled but all terrific values. 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 ____ SOc 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 Blkls. — 10 only 7.00 LADIES ALL WOOL 1.00 SHRUGS — Navy Color Only 10 Only 3, Outside Swlrs. 40-42-44 3.00 Only 8 — Quilt Lined Jackets __ 4.99 Only 2—Plastic Jkts., 1-14 1-18 3.00 26 Chenille or Cord puslers 2.37 Men's Corduroy Pants 6 Only — Wool Shirls 4.00 23 Only — Odd Lot Summer Caps SOc 4 Only—Sheeplined Horse Hide Mitts . 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 Bells 25c 13 Only — Cord Ped. Pusher .. 99c LADIES COATS 7 Only 10.00 10 Only _ 15.00 6 Qnly 20.00 LADIES JEWELRY ASS'D NECKLACES, PINS, I |M| BRACELETS. EARRINGS, 3 pr. I •UU 1 Only — Slole 1.00 50 Pair Ass'd Gloves pair 47c INFANTS WEAR TRAINING PANTS - Pair 20e 7 Only — Infants Chenille Robes 1.00 1 Only — Sweater Set SOc 28 Infants Sweaters, ass'd styles 1.00 23 Inianls Dresses SOc 47 Inianls 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 50c Shoe Bag — Only 1 25c Stationary — 25 Boxes 15c STRAW MATS 13 Only 7 Only — Suil Cases lOe . 2.00 LADIES SUITS Only 5—2-10, 1-12, 1-14 1-14' 2 ONLY 5 — 2-10. 1-12, 1-14. 1-14 1 : Ladies Dresses—Only 40 2.99 Collon Dresses .- 2.27 LADIES BRIEFS 47e NYLON and RAYON pair Nylon Hose Pair 50c 6 Only — Nylon Slips -- -- 1.50 14 Only—Brushed Rayon Gowns 2.00

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