The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 6, 1956 · Page 33
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 6, 1956
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l-Al0ono (la.) U P p«r 0«» M«in«§ Tuesday, March 6, 1956 45 Vehicles To New Owners Past I Weeks Sales of new cars and trucks showed a marked improvement during the past couple of weeks following a slump. A total of 45 new vehicles were purchased during the period, according to information from the county treasurer's office. New owners are: Ford—Wilfred Radig. pickup. Lone Rfick; W. P. Hawcott. Hurt; John and Bernard Long. Bancroft; Arnold Deitering. Bancroft; John Ehrich. Elmore; Welp's Hatchery, panel, Bancroft: M. O, Giverife, Algona: Helen Comfort, Algona; Mrs E. E. Cook, Algona; Leonard Stenzel. Burt. Chevrolet—Fenton Co-Op Elevator, Fenton; Jack Limbaugh. pickup, Algona: Ehno Falkerts. Titonka; Wayne Nyman, Bancroft Imp. Co.; G. C. Householder, Lone Rock; Dale Finer; Russ Medin, Whittemore: Ben Frait- zen, Titonka: M. W. Olson, Elmore; Midwest Service Co.. truck, Swea City: Eugene Cin'k, Algona: Wesley Farmers' Cry. Co., truck; Dena K. Kohlhaas; Jess Lashbrook, Algona: Fidelia E. Kiilsholm, Wesley; J. J. Haupert. Algona; K. D. Krantz, Bancroft; to. W. Murray, Bancroft. Mercury — Fridolf Soderbcrg, Burt: Merlyn Krosch, Ledyard. Olds—Raymond Johnson, Swea City; M. K. Risvold, Corwith; J. P. Krieps, Wesley. Pontiac — D. V. Benson, Swea City; Mary A. Lynch. Ledyard. International — KosSutrU Co. Imp. Co., pickup, Lone Rock; Welp's Hatchery, panel, Banbrdft. Chrysler—H. J. Cowan; T. L. Larson, Algona.. Buick—Agnes or Frank Grandgenett, Algona. Dodge—Alvin. Klein, Irvington. Lincoln—Ley Motor Co. Studebaker—E. J. Brown, Algona. ' ' Nash—V. W. Burns, Algona. ' WAS 104~~ At' Corning, Mrs Sarah West recently observed her 104th birthday. (And in Adams county, she's only the second-oldest person. Mrs Elizabeth Schroeder of Nodaway observed'her 105th birthday last June.) 1 ' Mrs West, the s daughter .of a Civil War Union soldier, remembers .hearing the rievvte about the assassination of President Lincoln. ' ' \ Th£ average age of the representatives in the 84th congress is 51.3" years. ... i Homemakers 01 ledyard Twp. Meet March 9 Lakoia -— The Ledyard Twp. Farm Bureau Homemakers will hold their meeting Friday March 9 at 2 p.m. in the City Hall. The County nurse. Joyce Hayden of Algona will be present and the speaker will be Dr. Smith, who is a member of the Speakers' Bureau, Iowa Division of the American Cancer Society who will -speak on Cancer. All ladies of the community are welcome to attend this meeting. farm home Tuesday evening and a movie a! tor the dinnef in Algona. Girls on the team arc Hatty Patterson, Kay Richardson. Sue Harper, Myrna Larimer, Linda Sorensen. Vera Hanselman. Geraldine Gregory. Nancy Hippen, Mary Toohoy, Audrey Hansolman, llecky Stripling and Ada Tobey, managers. Sonja Rae Goetsch and Sharon Rocldel, Coach and Mrs Bryce Wickett. Mr and Mrs George Studer, Victor Baumgartncr and Gerald Ramus also treated the girls team, their coach and chaperone, Mrs Glenniss Harper to a dinner at Van's in Algona earlier. Senior Play Planned The Senior Class will present its play "Granddad Steps Out" on Friday evening. March 9th at 8 p.m. in the Lakota gym. Mr and Mrs Vernon Smith entertained the Arlowe Blomes, the Ronald Heetlands and the Wayne Heetlands, to a duck supper on Friday night. Ladies Aid Met The Ladies Aid Society met in the rooms of thr Zion Lutheran Church Thursday a f t e r n o o n. Twenty-one members were in attendance at the meeting cenduct- ed by.Mrs Thees Schnakenberg, president. Rev. Louis Wittenburg presented a Catechism filmstrip on the J-'irst Commandment. The surprise number in charge of Mrs Norman Hesse was won by Mrs Schnakenberg. Mrs LeRoy Hansclman was the hostess LuVerne Well Represented At Music Festival LuVerne—Friday, Feb. 24, Mrs William Littlejohn, music director in LuVerne School and Mrs, Whitney, vocal director from Renwick. attended the Tall Corn Music Festival held at Iowa State Teachers' College in Cedar Falls. Approximately 400 teachers were in attendance at this festival During the day a teachers' chorus rehearsed j'md gave a concert that evening. Also the Mason City high school chorus gave a concert as well as a 'boys chorus from Centerville. In the afternoon the operetta "lolanthe" was presented by I.S.T.C. students. Patty Hansen from LuVerne was in the cast. • Saturday, Ronnie Stone and Kathy Bockes went to Cedar Falls to participate in the festival band. In the morning, separate instrumental clinics were held for students. William Littlejohn, Mr and Mrs John Bockes accompanied them to Cedar Falls. Cage Team, Honored Mr and : Mrs William Goetsch entertained the 12 girls of the LuVerne high schoqjl basketball team, their two managers and coach at a turkey dinner at their W.S.C.S. Meeting The Woman's Society of World Service met Thursday afternoon in the rooms of the Evangelical United Brethren Church with Mrs Bernard Wolf presiding Roll call. A Missionary thought from the "World "Evangel." Devotions led by Mrs Andrew Marty and lesson study by»Mrs Paul Blumer. Mrs Fred Merkle made ready greetings for birthdays of missionaries. The closing thought was given by Mrs Harry Naff/.iger. Mrs Arthur Maass was hostess. Two new members, Mrs Henry Kubly and Mrs Clyde Dudley were welcomed in the society. Party Honors Movers Neighbors of Mr and Mrs Albert Wilhelmi and Mr and Mrs Melvin Kubly and their families gathered at the town hall Tuesday evening to honor them, as both families moved from that vicinity. Games and cuids were played. Each family received a purse of money as a gift. Refreshments brought wore served at the close of th<^ evening. aast 10 days, returned to her lome Monday. She was suffering with a blood clot in one of her legs. Mr and Mrs Melvin Kubly as* sisted his brother-in-law and sister. Mr and Mrs Peter Ruberg, Bradgate. Tuesday as they moved to a farm near Thor. Mrs Cora Ross of Humboldt spent the weekend in the home of her brother, Mr and Mrs Edward Hof. William Hoeppner accompanied by Mrs Marie Stoddard,, Mrs Mary Shultz and Mrs Anna Blumer" visited Wednesday with Mrs Hoeppner medical patient in the Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge. Mrs Anna Blumer also visited her brother-in-law Peter Blumer, surgical patient in Lutheran hospital there. The highs of the Birthday Bridge club entertained the laws at a last of the club year party at the Mrs Hugh Shirk home Tuesday evening. At play, honor Mrs C. B. Huff. Each low member also received a gift. Birthday of Mrs Harry Lichty was observed and she received a gift. A farewell gift was presented to Mrs Paul Phillips member moving to Stewartville, Minn. Canasta 8 met Monday evening in the'Mrs Gilbert Rovven home Mrs Jess Jergensen and Mrs Walton DeWitt were guest substitute players. At two tables in play, honors, Mrs Duane Neal Mrs Carl Groh and Mrs Harry Lichty. Mr and Mrs Elmer Merkle and two sons visited Tuesday to Thursday in the home of his sister, Miss Esther Merkle. They were enroute to their home in St. Paul, Minn., from a three week's vacation trip to California, Mexico and Denver, Colo. Mr and Mrs J. L. McClamrock, who moved to a farm they purchased near Kasson, Minn., visited friends here Wednesday. Mr and Mrs Arthur Dimler went to Cedar Rapids Tuesday to visit in the home of their daughter, Mrs Vera Andrews and children. Donna Andrews has been ill and hospitalized. Just For Fun 500 Club were guests of Mrs Harold Wolf Tuesday afternoon. At play, awards, Mrs William Hardcopf, Jr., Mrs Wayne Warmbier and Mrs Earl Janssen. The Friendly Card Club met with Mrs Cecil Jolliffc Tuesday afternoon. Three tables of 500 in play.. Guests were Mrs Anna Blumer, Mrs Henry Pergande and Mrs Ernest Meyer, Jr. Mrs William Hoeppner was taken by ambulance to Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, Tuesday for x-rays and medical attention. Mrs Paul Northrop, medical patient in Lutheran Hospital the Some March 1 Moves Made In Sexton Area By The Village Gossip Sexton—Although Mr and Mrs John Jennings didn't move, the lirst week of March was a busy time for them. They helped their daughter and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs Willard Gregson and family of Algona, move into their newly constructed home. Al- hough they only had to go one , )lotk it was stilj a regular mov- fig day. The same week Fred 'ennings needed help in making I bigger move to Tilohka.. Also imping with the job'were CJleri tnd Vernon Larson, Donald Ora- jam and Mr and Mrs Harvey jHraham of Titonka and Mr and Wtrs William Speicher of Buffalo Center. The new family coming to the Fred Jennings place is Mr and Mrs Arthur Hicks and family who formerly lived on the Billy Han- seh place south of Sexton. Mr and Mrs Hansen are also return- Ing to the farm this spring. March first was an extra big day for Mrs John Jennings as she celebrated her birthday with dinner at the Clarence Cannady home. It was a much quieter event than the day she arrived in the world as she has been told many times since that was' to have been moving day for her parents. Another new residence is being prepared in Sexton by Ed Fitch. He is moving the house, formerly owned by Mrs Mack Wise, onto his propety along the highway before renting it. Mrs Glenn Gabrielson gave the lesson on Care of Upholstered Furniture at the Homemakers meeting in the Plum Creek Community room. Mrs Gabrielson was also hostess the same week to the Sexton Friendly Club with Mrs Mack Wise and Mrs Vinnie Laymon assisting. The March meeting will be at the home of Mrs Nell Opheim. Mr and Mrs Charles Nygaard of Wesley entertained Mr and Mrs Glenn Gabrielson and family on the Nygaard's 16th Wedding anniversary. Mr and Mrs Merle Hoover were among the group who planned a surprise party fb the 33rd wedding anniversary of Mr and Mrs Ted Hoover of Burt. Mr and Mrs Martin Mimbach paused a few days here at home on the way from Minnesota to Washington. They were here enough for some of their Christmas presents to finally catch up with them. One package had trailed them from here to Washington and back again before they received it. They are expected home early this summer when their daughter's husband returns from overseas duty. Mrs Julia Taft of Fairmont, Minn, has written to friends here to say she is now settled in her own home after having considerable redecorating done. She is in good health and is getting re- adquainted with old friends after spending the past year in Sexton at the Fred Jennings home. Mrs Everett Steven and Mrs Merle Hoover enjoyed a day in J,\ie Ford V-8 again showed its Uiilksl't to all competitors in the "Olympics" of stock car facing at Da\tona Beach, Florida. IH blazing across the finish line Ford demonstrated once more the sizzling performance that keeps it the lurgcst-sjelling V-8 iy the world. No other car in the field could nytch Ford for getaway "git" ... for straightaway acceleration . . . for all-annuul ruad- »bility. To -sec exactly Low the other ears trailed behind Ford, so; the chart at the top i)f this page. One of the secrets of Ford's performance I* the trenuauluus tutque (\\htsel tui'iuiii; developed by Ford engines. For example, Ford's new 225-h.p. Tluinderbird engine develops more torque than any other |Cngine in the low-price field. This means quicker response, smoother running in the kind of driving i/iin do! Just nudge Ford's accelerator and wltttudi! You pass in instants when instants count! Ford now offers this mighty 225-h.p. engine \\ith an;, Fold Fairlane or Station Wagon iuoiK-1 \'. iih t'ordumalic. What's more, these engines aie c<jjui;m'oH the assembly" lines riuht nou! >)u \\L\ v.,,]t.' ('oinc in today lor a 'l\->( Dii'.i-. i in 1 ! u':i hu \ 'ini'sell" about f'ord }K-fjn;'ii^ti,i / . l'i;,'l -ji;i ',',!,;, Ford is the Y-6 \\illi the bj"'4eit loJloV, ilill! World's largest-selling V-8 Test Drive the V-S Champion! Crarner attending the District Rural Women's chorus Workshop directed by Max fixner of the towa State College Extension Service. A case of spring flu seems to be making the rounds of the town. The latest victim spending a few days home from school was ICenyon Gabrielson. Mr and Mrs Frank Stratton and family of Mason City spent Sunday evening at the John Stratton home where the four children inspected their grandparents new residence. Now that Fred Jennings has moved. Grover Grubb has the problem of finding a new summer caretaker for his cats when he leaves soon for his fishing resort in Minnesota. LONE ROCK NEWS Mr and Mrs Leslie Johns'on were suppergueUs at the R. W. Williams home at Estherviue Saturday. , Mr and Mrs Gerald Radig, Mrs Louis Seegebarth and Sandra, Mrs Anna Alke of Titonka spent Sunday at Rock Rapids vyhere they visited a new nephew. Paul Thacker returned home with them for two weeks. Don Stevenson of Chicago spent the weekend at the Angus Cotton home. Sunday dinner guests there included Mr and Mrs Kenneth Jackson and son Michael. Mrs Henry Rath of Bellegrade, Minn.,,Mr and Mrs Harry Rath and family oi New London, Minn, sperit the weekend at the Emma HurJburt home.. Sunday afternoon they all Visited at the Albert Shaser home. «Mr and Mrs P. M. Christenson called at the 'Charles Morris home Thursday afternoon. Mr and Mrs James Long spent Tuesday evening at the Clarence Kraft home. Wednesday evening Mr and Mrs Kraft, arid family visited at the Leslie Johnson home, Thursday evening Mr and Mrs Maurice Weisbtod and family were at the* Kraft home. ' Mr and Mrs Geo. Kissner held a pinochle party at their home Friday evening. Roy Bierle and Mrs Wilfred Radig won high. Mrs Gerald Radig and Sam McCleish low. Mrs Roy Bierle won travel. MOTOR CO, WELCOME:! WESLEY BOYS Left to right. Pack rows Daniel Skow, Leland Pearson, Philip Asa (vp), Jim Miller, Ernie Carlson, Dwight Seaberg. Second row: Jerry Heinen, Chris Nygaard, Jimmy Vilzthum, Roger Arndorfer, Ray Cunningham (L), Burl. Fronl row: Qeorge Cunningham, Kenny Carlson, Lloyd Pommer (p), Duane Heinen, Philip Seaberg. • i ' SEE OUR DISPLAY AT THIS STORE SATURDAY KELLEY LUMBER CO. PHONE: >053 ADDRESS! 116 North Dodge ,,,-^r", . • '*«* » »4» <*> * 'f .5 Extra Savings on all BROADLOOM CARPETS Here's an opportunity to get that new carpet you want—at a big savings! For 5 days only Wards are reducing the regular low prices on every broadloom carpet, hall and stair carpet, and rug c.ushion in our Spring Catalog. They're available on Terms, too! See samples in our Catalog Store, then place your order. The sale ends Saturday. DURMONT AXMINSTER. Rich sculptured texture, goocUwearing quality. Floral, leaf patterns or now "tweed" effects. Widths 9-ft., 12-ft., 9 x 12-U. 9-ft. width per run. ft WAS 6.35 NOW 5.60 TONELLE AXMINSTER. Peep pile, sculptured textuje, very good wearing quality. 6 smart decorator patterns. Widths 27-in., 9-ft., 12-ft., 9 x 12-ft 9-ft. width per run. ft WAS. 7.25... .NOW 6.55 LOOMCRAFT AXMINSTER. Wards best Axminster,. 100'7 Wool pile with sculptured effect. Excellent wearing quality. 5 patterns. Widths 9-ft., 12-ft 9-ft. width per run. ft WAS 9.50... .NOW 8.75 CIMARA Wilton. All-Wool textured loop pile, thick and dense, Embossed effect. Gives' xears of good •ervice. 4 colors. Widths 27-in., 9-ft., 12-ft., IS-it. 9-ft. width per run. ft. WAS 9.25 NOW 8.50 MANOR HALL Wilton. All-wool sculptured leaf patterns; "hand carved" effect. Deep velvety pile. 6 colors. Widths 27-in., 9-ft., 12-ft., 15-ft 9-ft. width per. run. ft WAS 11.95 NOW 10.95 SHARONAY Wilton. Imported all-woo); woven sculptured scroll effect. Closely packed loop pile. Choice of 4 colors. Widths 9-ft., 12-ft 9-ft. width per run. ft WAS 7.95 NOW 7.25 STYLTWIST. Twisted all-wool yarns in a two-tone pebbly effect. Resists matting, gives long wear. 6 colors. Widths 27-in., 9-ft., 12-ft., 15-ft 9-it. width per run. ft WAS 8.95... .NOW 8.20 TWISTETTE. All-wool tv/ist carpet, Wards best quality twist. Dense pile; very long-wearing. 6 colors. Widths 27-in., 9-ft., 12-ft., 15-ft 9-ft. width per run. ft WAS 10.95 NOW 9.95 SANDELLE. All-wool ripple texture; a decorating favorite. Choice of 5 solid colors or 3 new "tweed" effects. Widths 27-in., 9-ft., 12-ft., 15-ft 9-ft, width per run. ft WAS 8.95....NOW 7.95 SURBANA. Pre-shrunk, colorfast long-wearing cotton in a twisted loop pile. 6 fade-resistant colors. Widths 9-ft, 12-ft 9-ft. width per run. ft WAS 4.50 NOW 3.95 NYLCREST. Extra-dense, velvety cut pile; blended of Tufton (carpet Rayon) and nylon. Completely "moth-proof. 6 colors. Widths 9-ft., 12-ft 9-ft. width per run. ft WAS 7.50 NOW 6.75 NYLETTE. Tightly twisted loop pile in blend of Tufton (carpet Rayon) and nylon. Moth-proof and crush- resistant. 6 colors. Widths 9-ft., 12-ft 9-ft. width per run. ft WAS 7.50..'.. ..NOW 6.75 Prices do not include transportation charges. V PHONE 434 Extras! "GREAT TV, FORD THEATRE WHO-TV, 8:30 P.M., THURSDAYS- J

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