The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 13, 1956 · Page 16
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 13, 1956
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1-rAlflflno (la.) Upper Das Molnss Tuesday, March 13, 1956 Auxiliary At Ledyard Met March 6 Ledyard — Tuesday night, Mar. 6, the Legion Auxiliary of Matzener - Estle Unit No. 675 of Ledyard, held its regular meeting at the Legion Hall. Mrs George MacKinnon presided and Mrs Mel Haag was acting secretary in the absence of Mrs Melvin Busch. Mrs Ted Green and Mrs Mel Haag gave a report on the possibilities of purchasing some larger equipment. A final decision was postponed. Mrs Vernon Haag reported concerning the Poppy Poster Contest in the local school. This will include a display of the posters locally. The committee for the Poppy window is Mrs Carlin Egesdal, Mrs Carlos Engelby and Mrs Perlin Jacobson. Special guests at the April 3 meeting will be Mrs J. H. Foth of Algona, county auxiliary president, and the wives and mothers of community servicemen. Tho invitation committee will be Mrs John Jorgenson, Mrs Lena Warner and Mrs Vernon Haag. The luncheon committee is Mrs Mel Haag, Mrs Vernon Haag, Mrs John Klooster and Mrs Carlin Egesdal. The program chairman, Mrs Lawrence Ternes, will show slides of Greenland. These slides were prepared by her son, LeRoy Ternes, who is stationed there. The kitchen shower was very successful and several useful and needed items were received. The Auxiliary would like to remind the community that a wheel chair, hospital -bed and mattress, and two pairs of crutches are available to anyone in need of them. At the present time, the wheel chair and the bed and mattress are being used. Anyone interested should contact Mrs George MacKinnon, unit president, or Mrs Carlin Egesdal. . A delicious lunch was served by Mrs Everett Thompson. W.S.C.S. Met The Woman's Society of Christian Service met at the church on Thursday afternoon with Mrs Everett Teems and Mrs N. At Pingel as hostesses. During the business meeting a pot-luck dinner was announced for Sunday, March 18. This Sunday, District Superintendent Rev. L. C. Preul of 'Algona will be present and will bring the morning message. The Lakota congregation are to be guests and in the afternoon a joint quarterly conference will be held. All members and friends of the church are invited and urged to be present. Also a cleaning day was set for Thursday, March 15, on which day all the ladies are asked to be there to help. Mrs Marie Halvorson was in charge of the program, "We Would Be True Disciples". She gave the call to worship rind read the scripture. A dialogue on "Discipleship" was given by Mrs Harold Wentworth and Mrs Glenn Burrow. Mrs Halvorson read an article on prayer. Mrs Gertrude Wiemer, Mrs Lena Warner, and Mrs D. B. Mayer gave parts of the lesson. A delicious lunch was served by the hostesses with thf St. Patrick's theme being used. Mrs Lena Warner entertained at dinner Tuesday evening in honor of her daughter-in-law's birthday, Mrs Jerry Warner ui Bancroft. Mrs Rose MoulUm and Jack and Mrs Moullon'.s brother. Ed Countryman, and Mr and Mrs Warner were guests. Mr and Mrs Harold lleiv.og were in- Des Mnines several days this week attending a lumberman's convention. They also visited relatives there and en- route. Mr and Mrs Ralph Johnson. Mrs Herman Goetz, Jr. and daughter, Janis, left early Thursday morning for Anniston, Ala. to spend a week at the home of Pfc. and Mrs Roger Goetz and son. Roger is stationed at Fort McClellan. Leo Busch, the youngest son of Mr and Mrs Alvin Busch arrived home Sunday, March 4 with his folks meeting him in Mason City. Leo received .his discharge froin service at Fort Sheridan. He had been stationed in Man- ileim, Germany and drove diesel trucks all over Germany. He was there one year and left for home February 17, arriving in the U. S; February 27. Mr and Mrs Merl Lnuers of Mt. Union, came Wednesday to visit this week at the home of their daughter and her husband, the Dale Canfields. Mr and Mrs Ray Balvance and David Fricsenborg of Buffalo Center visited Sunday afternoon at the Herman Gout/, Jr. home. Mrs Laura Flynn of Blue Earth was in Ledyard Monday calling on friends. She had just returned from a vacation trip to Florida. Glenn Behse of DCS Moines visited over the weekend at the Albert Barnes home. He had been at Rudd to visit his sister, Mrs William Hans, who has undergone major surgery. Mrs Hans was Pearl Behse and grew up in this community. On Monday evening Mrs Harold Wentworth was hostess at a party at her home, with about 20 guests. Several games were played and a delicious lunch was served. Sharon Gregory Of Whittemore Wed March 19 Mr and Mrs Floyd Gregory of Whittemore announce the engagement of their daughter, Sharon Kay, and Pvt. Maynard Dearchs, son of Mr and Mrs Claude Dearchs. Algona, recently. Miss Gregory is pictured above. Sharon is a 1955 graduate of Algona high school and is employed by F. S. Norton & Son. Pvt. Dearchs is stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He also attended Algona high. The wed- ding will be held in the Good Hope Church, Monday, March 19. LUVERNE NEWS Mr and Mrs W. C. Nahrisen, Mr and Mrs Henry Seil of Churdan visited the past week in the Mr and Mrs William Klawitter home. The ladies are sisters. Mr and Mrs George A. Eggleston, Mr and Mrs R. T, Davidson visited Monday near Webb in the home of their son and daughter Mr and Mrs Vernon Eggleston and daughters. Aslough Hjelmeland returned Wednesday from Iowa City, where she was 'a medical patient at University hospital for two weeks. Aslough is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Peder Hjelmeland and she resumed her grade school classes on Thursday. Mr and Mrs Elmer Hunt of Burbank, Calif, spent the past week here with friends and on business. They also visited Mrs Hunt's son, Mr and Mrs Cameroh Christensen and family in Manchester. Mr and Mrs Hunt moved to California the last of January and have leased their farm to Mr and Mrs Charles Hefty and family. Charles Kawalik of near Superior, Wis. spent the past week visiting old friends here. Charlie lived here many years before returning to his home town in Wisconsin three years ago. The LuVerne Cemetery Society met in the' town hall Thursday afternoon. In the absence of the president Mrs William Hoeppner hospitalized in Fort Dodge, vice- president, Miss Myrtle Jordan presided. Mrs Fay Harmon was rehired for the season's work. Hostesses were Mrs Walter Engel, chairman. Mrs Karl Schipull, Mrs Arthur Dimler and Mrs Ralph Dlmler. LONG ROCK NEWS Mr and Mrs Frank Flaig spent Sunday evening at the Earl Ackerman home at Burl. • Mr and Mrs Kenneth Thomsen and son are visiting a f0w week% at the Andrew Thomsen home. Mr and Mrs Boyd Maxwell of Maxwell, la. spent the weekend at the Thomsen home. Sunday dinner guests included Mr and Mrs G. H. 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