The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 6, 1956 · Page 25
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 25

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 6, 1956
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-n •*!-• 2-A!goha (ta.) Upper &_s Meinw Tuesday, Mefeh 6, 1956 P cut Girl Scouts Open Annual Cookie Week Sale Here i . ' • The Rebecca Lodge will meet r,t the Moose Hall. Tuesday. .Mar. 13 at 7:30. Mr and Mrs George Larson spent last wei'k Sunday at Swea City with Mr and Mrs Frank Bauer. John Mahoney returned home Wednesday from Iowa City after having a general check up and minor surgery. Walter Behnke of Lotls Creek was a dinner guest in the Marian Hcrbors' home ut Wells, Minn.. Sunday. Feb. 25. Mr and Mrs Roger Will of Welcome. Minn. wore evening callers. Delia and Edith Welter returned .Saturday from a two week yacatiop in various parts of Florida. Mr and Mrs Ellis Mains and j family spent Sunday at Men,. > with the former's parents. Mr anc' j Mrs J. H. Mains. i Evelyn Cady .spent Saturday j afternoon and evening at Mason i City with her cousin and his wife. Dr. and Mrs Gerald Cady ; Mrs Minnie Matern spent last i weekend at Norwood and Excel- I sior. Minn, with her son and daughter-in-law. Mr and Mrs Michael Matern and sister. Mrs Ed S'uder ATTENTION FARMERS! THE WIESE drop forgeJ point fe welded on worn shore to give point . new plow shore length ond * strength. THE CUTTING EDGE is next ap- pliid to the worn shore, then ground and polished to new plow shot* appearance and efficiency. ELECTRICAL ALLOY fill im- dcrncsih p:!n? means longer wear maintains suck longci than a new share. Bring your worn Plow Shores -*e our Welding. Shop. W« apply WIESC Patented Reconditioning Units because they stay in the-ground easily, lost langcr, wear sharp and give you the strength and smooth operation of New Plow Shares. , U. S. Patents 2,013,818; 2,226,884; 2,05l",234; 2,490,893 Plow Shares Prices 14-' $4 each 16" $4.25 each Pointed _______ $2.75 Planter Shoes $1.50 per shoe Alt WORK GIVEN PROMPT, IMMEDIATE ATTENTION Guaranteed Service Art's Welding,Shop ST. BENEDICT, IOWA Only GAS Dries Clothes So Fast ! SUN- GAS CLOTHES NOW ONLY SEE THE NEW MODELS NOW! NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVICE CO "YOUR GAS COMPANY" $16950 Dr. C. C. Shierk, Mayor of Algona, purchased the first box of cookies from Brownie Scouts, Judy Munger and Mary Ann Sigsbee thus starting the annual Girl Scout cookie sale in commemoration of Girl Scout week, March 11 to 17. General sale by all the Brownie and Scout troops in Algona Will begin Saturday and is the only fund raising project for the organization during the year. Wed 65 Years" Whitlemore — Mr and Mrs Carl Ostwald. above, one of Whittemore's most beloved couples, observed, their 65th wedding an- niversacy Saturday. March 3. Mary Katherine Biersted and Carl Ostwald w e r e married March 3, 1891. by the late Rev. Martin Fueratanau, then pastor in Immanuel Lutheran church in Lotts-Creek. They immediately moved to their farm three miles northeast of Whittemore where they spent 28 years of their married life. They retired from their farm in 1928 and moved to their new brick home. They are the parents of nine children, all living and present at this happy occasion. They are as follows: Mrs L. H. Wehrspan, Fairville: Mrs Gus Berninghaus, and Mrs Werner Gadc, of West Bend: Mrs William Madson, Algona: Mrs Herbert Schmitt, Ferdinand, Theodore. Elmer, and William, all of Whittemore. There are also 32 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren. Mr Ostwald was born in Hamburg, Germany, and migrated to the United States when a lad of 12. He is. 90 years old now. Mrs Ostwald was born on a farm northwest of Burt, and was the oldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Chris Bierstedt. She was 85 years years on her last birthday. A luncheon was served in the afternoon to the immediate family and close relatives. Mr and Mrs Wilfred Laurilsen have moved heie from Ventura and have taken an apartment. Mr Lauritsen if. a brother of Mrs Carrie St. John. Elmer Phillips accompanied his cousin and wife, Mr and Mrs Paul Phillips of LuVerni- to Slcwarl- ville, Minn. Monday. The Paul Phillips family is moving to a farm there. , Mr and Mrs^ Dean Flanders have moved from the second floor apartment of the Chris- chillcs house on North Thorington street to the Mrs Frank Ostrum tenant house on East Oak street. Mr and JSlrs Aldean McAdams spent last week Sunday at Des Moines with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Arlan Banning. A birthday celebration lor Mrs McAdams' mother, Mrs Myrtle Gillett and David Banning, great grandson of Mrs Gill- etl was held and other members of the family were present. Mr and Mrs Lewis Marshall spent the weekend at Weldon with the former's grandmother Mrs Margaret Smith who returned here with them for a visit oi yeveral days. She will be with her daughter, Mrs Ellen Marshall and will also visit Mr and Mrs Willis Marshall, a grandson and family, as well as other relative here. Mr and Mrs Marc Moore and the former's sister, Mrs Marguerite Gardner, spent from Friday till Sunday at Tipton with an uncle, Robert Moore. They also visited Mr and Mrs James Moore and Gorda Safely. They also stopped at Marshalltown to visit Mr and Mrs James Moore. They were accompanied by Hattic Wilson and Laverne Johnson who visited at Cedar Rapids and Marsh a 11 town respectively. The Hev. and Mrs M. H Brower drove to Mason City Friday and visited friends. Mr and Mrs Phil Kohlhaas spent last week Tuesday at Clarion with their' son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Dale Brand and family. Mr and Mrs Wayne Goodman and Mr and Mrs Tom Wolfe returned last week Tuesday from Los Angeles a'nd other points in California. They were gone three " . Of. and Mrs A. J. Eason had as dinner guests Sunday their sons- in-law and daughters, Mr and Mrs Ei vin Ogland of Eagle Grove and Mr and Mrs James Potter and family. Mrs Daisy Cook was visited Friday by her son-in-law and daughter. Mr and Mrs Walker oi Delcvan.JVlinn. They also spent some time with Harold's mother. Mrs Bessie Walker. Mrs Nannie McMahon waf visiUd over the weekend by her son Maurice of Minneapolis. Two weeks ago she also had her daughters Mrs Richard Schmitx of Storm Lake and Mrs Ralph Car ptnter of Marshalitown a:; guest.- along with the son Maurice. Mr and Mrs Clark Orton and son Webster, and Mrs Maude Blake were dinner guests Saturday of Mr and Mrs Wilson Ab- nermithv at Mason City. The birthdays of Mr Orion and Mrs Bkikc were being observed. Mrs Abernathy is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Orton. Mr and Mrs Edgar Keilh are parents of a four pound and five ounce daughter born prematurely March 1 at Park hospital. Mason City. The infant has br>rn named Loralei Ann. This is the first child and the grandparents are Mr and Mrs George Miller and Mr and Mrs Wayne Keith. Mrs Esther DeCamp is at the University hospital, Iowa City, and upon completion of the vari- <his tests, expects to have major SUigery for a sf§niacn altment. Stan ft. Sand., sefviei engineer the P. R. Irons Plumbing and Heating, is attending the 1956 Armstrong Furnace Company's Air Conditioning School in Kansas Cily, Mo., this week. Mrs Oscar Norman was visited one day last week by her son arid daughter-in-law. Mr and Mts Ed Norman of Green Bay, Wis.. who went from here to Bode to visit relatives and attend a wedding. Helen and Julia McEnroe went to Spencer Saturday and visited their niece and her husband, Mr and Mrs Robert Schmidt. Sunday, with Mrs Schmidt and daughters they went to Sioux City to see the Ice Capades. Mr and Mrs Don Hemmingsen and children spent the weekend at Storm Lake with the former's parents, Mr and Mrs A. T. Hemmingsen who. recently moved back to Iowa from Sumner, Wash., where they had lived the past few years. Friends of the Rev. O. V. Ethington family will be glad to know Mrs Ethington, after many months of serious sickness is now recovering. The Rev. Ethington was pastor of the Nazarene church here a few years ago and moved from here to Clinton to accept a pastorate. Mr and Mrs C. N. Robinson have had as guests the latter's brother and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs P G erry Rickabau'gh of Harrison and her sister, Mrs Leo DeMuth of Milford who recently returned from a visit with relatives in California and Kansas, having spent most of the winter in the west. West Bend Boy Dies In Crash Funeral rites were tentatively set for Wednesday for Larry Ridenour,. 16-year-old West Bend youth, who was instantly killed Sunday when his motorcycle collided with an automobile at an intersection in Bode. The Bogaard Funeral Home of West Bend is in charge of funeral arrangements. Larry was killed Sunday afternoon just one-half block from the home of his sister, Mrs Stanley Olson. He was thrown 40 feet after the collision and Was dead when help arrived a few seconds later. The motorcycle, enroute east collided with an auto driven by Dwayne Johnson of Bode, who was not injured. The car was going south. Mrs Johnson, 20, who was in the car with her husband, was taken to Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge. She suffer- e'd chest injuries and lacerations and is reported in fairly good, condition. i Larry had been visiting his sister, Mrs Olson, at Bode and Was enroute home when the accident happened. Mrs Olson and other relatives heard the crash and were the first at the scene. A high school junior, Larry- was a football player on the second high school team last fall. He Ls survived by his mother. Mrs Violet Ridenour of West Bend; his father, Harold Riclen- >ur of Winner, S. D., now in California; one sister. Mrs Stan- icy Olson of Bode; and three brothers, Kenneth of Emmetsburg; and Dale and Keith at .-.orne. There are also three ijeccs and three 'nephews surviving. Humboldt County Sheriff E. H. Bradley and Highway Patrolman L. W. Dickinson investigated the accident. The motorcycle and crfr were reported not badly damaged. C. V. Fowler Makes Good Recovery C. V. Fowler, Algona merchant, who has been making a nice rc- •overy from surgery at St. Mary's hospital, Rochester. Minn., is ex- itcted home in ten days. He has •>een released from the hospital ,.nd is at present at the Martin Motel in Rochester. A. M. Lease Funeral Held Sat., Wesley Wesley—-Funeral services wort- held in the Methodist church at 2 p.m. Saturday. March 3, for Ammon M. Lease, 77. who died Thursday fioon, March 1. of n stroke anrt complications at Hancock County'Memorial hospital in Britt. He had' been il! only a few days. Mr Lease, son of Wilson and Ellen Lease, \vas born Nov. 22, 1878. in Nachusa, III. and moved to -Iowa with his parents and two older sisters xvhen he was six years old and had lived in this area ever since. lie received his .education iri the rural schools of Hancock county and was employed on farms and in aft implement store several years. In 1914 he and his brother, Lester, bought the W. W. Finn Hardware store which they operated until retire"" men 1952. "He w'as married to Veva R. Burrell in Urbana, Iowa, Aug. 1,5. 1922. The couple have one son, Burrell D. Lease, of New York Gity. *. Mr Lease served as fire**chi*t for 18 years and several terms' as town councilman. He was acive in Odd Fellow and Wo ( od- man lodges for many years. The deceased is survived by his widow and son, one brother, Lester Lease of Wesley, two sisters; Mrs Mary Johnson of BattlS Creek, Mich., and Mrs (Annie) Will Walker of Corwith, Iowa; and one niece and six nephews. Rev. F. A.'was in charge of funeral services. Intefnftfftt was in Evergreen Cemetery with Boughton Funeral Home of. Britt in charge. Casket bearers were Sam Alne. Maurice DeBoer, L. II. Kleinpeter, Lael Root; Vincent Doughan and Halvor Flom. Mrs Otto ftenderson and Mrs .Erling Flom were in charge of flowers. Home From Florida Whillemof* — L. W. Swanson arrived here Friday from St. Petersburg, Fla. . He was called, here on account of the «fire damage to his building several weeks ago. Mr Swanson Who operated the store for 45 years retired two years ago and sold the entire, stock to his son Rex, who is now the third generation in the store. IF IT'S NEWS — WE WANT IT WELCOME! EAGLE BOYS e « c WELCOME! SENECA SPARKLERS Left to right. Back row: Maurice Carr, Howard Roalson, Kevin Thorson (vp), Vincent Pavik, Norman Otlman (p), Lloyd Thorson U.), Armstrong. Front row: Beverly Thorson, Patty Roalson, Judy Pavik, Billy Gies, Ronny Roalson, John Pavik. (Absent: Gerald Kluger). ' SEE OUR DISPLAY AT THIS STORE SATURDAY New Building On East State Street • WELCOME! LU VERNE PEPPY PALS The Algona Upper Des Moin'j.- las the largest circulation in K.OS- 'Uth county of any publication. Left to right (staggered): Judy Grandgenett (p), Jane Grandgenelt. Jean Ann Spangler, Nancy Chambers, Mary Will, Myrna Biernbaumer, Judith Hobscheidt, Donna Trenary, Donna Miller (vp), Charlene Sorensen. (Absent: Ellen Hauswirlh, Carol Chambers. Leader: Mrs Leonard Mullins, Corwiih). SEE OUR DISPLAY AT THIS BANK SATURDAY IOWA S TAT IS MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Left lo right. Top row: Colleen Smith, Barbara England, Mary England (vp), Sharon Sullivan". Bottom row: Carpi Hanisch. Bonnie Mclniire (p), Alyce Petersen, Susan Sullivan. (Absent: Joleen Muller. Leader: Mis Martin Wilberg, Fenton. Ass'i Leader: Mrs Elmer Hanisch). SEE OUR DISPLAY AT THIS STORE SATURDAY AVIS PAINTS WELCOME! BUFFALO BOYS Lefl to r'ghi. Back row: Wm. Fritz (AL), Robert Frilz. Alien Bils- borcugh. Merle Phelps (p), Mike Nelson, Lowell Bilsborough, Roger Reibsamcn (vp). Maurice Bilsborough (L). Titonka. Front row: Herman Harms. Jr., Robert Harms, Billy Carroll. Greg Giesking, Richard and Dennis Fritz, CUudo Bilsborough. Harold Harms. SEE OUR DISPLAY AT THIS STORE SATURDAY

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