The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 10, 1956 · Page 4
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fop*' 1 tusictay, April 10, 1956 AKOUHD ALGONA' Mrs Everett Barr was hastes* to the members of her Hobby club on Monday afternoon. • • ; k-Oii-j. Mrs Rex Voyles was hostess to her bridge club on Thursday evening. Prizes were received by Mrs Ted Chrischilles and Mrs T. L. Lee. Mr and Mrs Howard Siiliman had has their i guests over the weekend, Mr and Mrs >T. L. Sawyer and sons, Tom and Jeff of Des Moines. Chuck HardgfovD and Bill Steffan went to Des Moirtes Sunday where they visited Herb Hedlund who is a patient at Iowa Methodist hospital. ' —o— The Presbyterian Women's Or* ganization is entertaining the Sunday School teachers and officers at a banquet Wednesday evening at the church. Mr and Mrs Ray Haugen have moved into an apartment at the W. J. Sigsbee home., They have been living with relatives at Whittemore since their home at Hobarton burned. D.A.H. is meeting ihis afternoon, (Tuesday) at the home of Mrs W. K. Ferguson. Hostesses are Mrs Laura Palmer, Mrs Bessie Haggard, Mrs H. L. Gilmo're, Mrs Ethel Chubb and Mrs E-. A. Scheme!. Richard Palmer is the guest speaker on the subject, The Social Sceneces Department the High School. Mt and M« Clalr Thomas and Mr and. Mrs Louis Hanson spent the weekend in Minneapolis where they attended the Ice Follies. • _Q— The monthly leaders meeting of the Qirl Scouts is being held this evening, (Tuesday) at the Druggist Mutual Insurance building. Plans will be made for the day camp to be held in June. —o— Mr and Mrs Ralph Brown, Atha Hardgrove and Al Sage went to Iowa City, Sunday, to visit the Brown's son, Tommy who is a patient in the pediatrics department of University Hospitals. Mrs Fred Will and daughter, Mrs Marvin Wallburg, spent from Friday until Monday at Kansas City, Mo. where they visited Mr and Mrs Lyle Martin. Mrs Martin is the former Mar- bath Will. —o— Mrs Marvin Calhoun will be hostess to the regular meeting of Xi Xi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi on Friday evening. Mrs David Smith is in charge of the program. Mrs James Wildin will be guest speaker. funeral services ort Monday./ Staff Sgi, and MM Oordofl Wegeher and their little daugh« ter, Kristy arrived Monday froni South Carolina to spend ft' 30 day leave here with Mr and Mrs Fred Wegener. Sgt. Wegener is to be stationed in Germany and Mrs Wegener and the daughter will go with him. —o— Bel Canto music club meets Wednesday afternoon at the high school. The program, on the Dance, is in charge of Mrs Rex Taylor and Mrs Carl Morck Jr, Mrs Scott S. Smith of Mason City, vice 'president of the state music association, .will be a special guest; -,—o— Dick Strayer left Saturday for New Brunswick, N. J., to begin a 45-day training session for professional Boy Scout work. At the conclusion -of the school, the Strayers will move to Joplin, Mo. where Dick has accepted a field executive's position. On Wednesday evening Mr and Mrs Strayer were given a farewell Party at the Moose 1 , Lodge* hall.;, . Judiih AnifcyfiktttvdauBhJM ef MJ- aftd MrdlRalpH.; Simons .'Wai baptized* Sunday 1 aeist. Cecelia 1 *, fihurai.i '« Sponsors ' ^vere th'd; baby's aunt, Harriet Simons, andi her uncle, Charles iElsbergsr of Bancroft. Mr and Mrs Clair Thdraas a** m Osage today, (Tuesday) attend* ing funeral services tot ,an autti' of Mr Thomas', • Mrs* Ralph Moore. . • v ; i ••. Alpha Psi and Xi XI chapters of 'Beta Sigma Phi are entertain-" ing at the fjrSl'of a series of Rush- events this evfeiiihg> (Tuesday) at the Legion hall. The party has' a Bad Taste .thenie and guests will come; costumed appropriately. A model- meeting- '<will be April 17 at the Moose Hall and the preferential tea on Sunday, April 22, at the home of Mrs Bob Williams. The banquet and initi* ation will be May 8. Mrs Dean Taylor and Mrs Je'rry Anderson are rush captains and the gqal is the establishing of a new chapter in honor of the organization'? silver anniversary. '.<• Native Of India, Studying To Be Doctor, Visits Here Mr and Mrs Russell Reniz and Mr and Mrs Russell Thompson of Burt spent the weekend in Minneapolis where they attended the Ice Follies and the Sport .Show. The Rentz children were caret; o for by their maternal grandparents, Mr and Mrs Fred Wegener. Read About S GRANITE GRIT Advertised in this month's FARM & HOME SECTION CLOVERLEAF Hatchery & Feed Algona, Iowa — — j Ruth Circle, young mothers group of the Presbyterian churcl meets this evening, (Tuesday) in the church basement. Hostesses are Mrs James Potter and Mrs W. F. Colwell. Mrs H. Sabin will give devotions and there will be a work session. — o — The June circle, mothers' group of the Methodist church, meets Thursday evening at the home of Mrs Milton Will. Assisting hostesses are Mrs Lee Price, Mrs Ro- jert Stevens and Mrs Lewis Marshall. The ' program is in charge of Mrs Kenneth Medin and Mrs Vaughn Rising will sing. — o — Mrs L. S. iMuckey and Mrs larvey Stevens went to Pontiac, 11. Friday evening, called by the leath of an aunt, Mrs Adda Swords. They picked up another ister at Winterset, Iowa and hey planned to return after the STOP RAT DAMAGE! GUARANTEE d-CON It guoronf«ed to deilroy I rat» and mlc« an yowr property or your money back. Id-CON 1 tndr-te-UM 16-01. d-CON I d-CON Concentrate ACCfPI NO SUISTITUTES. As Advertised in This Month's *°*" *'"".,... FARM & HOME Section ""•" »•» *2" KOHLHAAS HARDWARE Ed and Pat Cullen COME IN AND LET US HELP YOU CHOOSE A NEW ONE of y6ur watch »>V: '. ' LTGEN JEWELERS a o. I i i I o .o .o READ ABOUT THE Advertised In This Month's FARM & HOME SECTION TAYLOR IMPLEMENT By Esther Sigsbee Sushilbala Christian of India tuueru at the University of Du juque, was guest speaker at the Presbyterian Women's Organization meeting Thursday afternoon All .church women of Algona were invited. Miss Christian spent most of the week here and made talks at the Presbyterian Men's Club, the church at Irvington I ana the Kiwanis luncheon. She 1 was the house guest of Mr and Mrs A. W. Huenhold, who found her most interesting and charming. In India, Sushilbala means, beautiful maiden", and she is appropriately named. She has expressive black eyes, an olive complexion and long shining dark hair, worn simply in braids. Pier last name is appropriate, also for ler family has been followers of the faith for three generations and Sushile, as she is called, has chosen a Christian vocation. Af- er six more years of study in the Jnited States, she plans to re- urn to her native India as a med- cal missionary. Sushile has just turned 18 and he is a bit more serious than he average American teen-ager. I m a lot more serious now than vhen I came here when, I was 6", she says. "I thought coming o America was a lark and that could go home any time I want- d. My sister changed my mind." 'he older sister, since returned o India, was working with their ountrys delegation to the Unit- d Nations in New York and Su- iile had her first year of college lere. At Dubuquc, she rooms ith another sister and a brother s also in school there. "That way /e can all be homesick together'' 1 lid Sushile. The University of Dubuque is ushiles first experience m at- ending a co-educational school, net although she admits that avint; boys in her classes are a little distracting, she still manages to get straight A's as a pre-med sophomore. Customarily, she studies between the hours of two and six a.m. and depends on nap;-, for bur rest She speaks eight languages and 20 dialects. She has met former Algona Coach, Moco Mercer who has been at the University of fJubuque lor the past several years. The Christian family home is near Bombay. There are six girls and three boy.s. The father is a judge and a diplomat and the mother is the principal of a hitjh school. Their house' is large with all the conveniences we have but this is not true of the homes of the middle classes in India. The government provides the family with many servants and they have some' of their own However, Sushile has been trained in the homemaking skills and is a good cook. If she can hurdle the translation of ingredients problem, she has promised this writer some recipes. Sushile always wears her native costume, the only concession to western garb being the wearing of slacks for gym class. The Sari is not her only costume, but it is the Indian dre.ss most familiar to us. The one in the picture is of pure silk, in brilliant tur- tiuoise. It must be skillfully draped to defy the force of gravity for it is one long piece ol material and no salety pins are used. The white blouse is beau-' tifully hand-embroidered in red arid multi-colored thread and se- Muins. A red underskirt is worn. It has a border much like the trim on the blouse. Miss Christian wears a tiny red mark on her forehead. When asked about this, she explained trial customarily in India this is mark indicating i-a.str. "But." d Sushile, "I am a Christian by convictiqn as well as family so for me 'there is no taste system. This line is merely a beauty mark." , •' ADVERTISING fh the Algoni Upper. Des Moines readies mort 'timiiies in Kossuth county than any other publtcatiot. WmFMlttii HeldAtBurf Burl — Funeral services, were (held from the Burt Methodlsi church, Tuesday afterrftoori.April; 3, for Williarh M. Nelson. 76. Rev. J. W. BearseT pastor, Was iii .Charge and burial w"ds beside his wjfe in Evergreen Cemetery at Eagle Grove. f ' 1 Pallbearers .were Dean Andrews, Walter Campney, Odey Cherland, Howard McMullen, Glen. Teeter ..and Albert Volen- tipe. Garry of Bancroft was in charge of arrangements. , William M., son of Mr and Mrs August Andes Nelson, was'born in Sweden May 6, 1879, and carm- to America with his parents at the age of four years. He lived near Woolstock, Iowa, where he Was married ,in 1905. After marriage Mr and Mrs Nelson farmed near Eagle Grove until 1919 when they moved to a farm ne'ar Lone Rock. This was their home and here Mrs Nelson died in July ot 1052. Mr Nelson continued' on the home place until due to his health he bought a home in Burt in 1954 and lived there until some few weeks before his death he was taken to Wilfair Haven here He passed away Saturday after noon, March 31. Mr Nelson was a long timi member of the Burt Methodis Church. He leaves ten children as fol lows: Ellen (Mrs Theodore Jacob Life's so bright when the air'4 ' Just right! sen), fiuftj, Alice (Mrs Alton With; Lillian fiiiftj Meivih (M<rs 2!V.J5V» BUN jvieivm neison? BlTOlfniiig^airie/ Mlnn,;,«MSr* gafet \Mfs, : Jaities Idswis), NoS fd.lR,.' ya ( j,\Gladys (Mrs. wiilterl Spderqtl|st)'i Maukegan, 111.; Rtij* mpftd Nelsohi tuVerne) Lucille (Mhr Maynard Kueck). AlgdnSj Ruby (Mrs Wilbur Schooprnan), Otho; Violet (Mrs Kenneth Battesj Algona. /Also surviving are grandchildren and two* brothers, The brothers are John Freidjort Nelson of Winnebago, Minn., and Akel Palmer * Nelson of Britt. After the .death of Mrs Nelson .the-daughter Lillian Stangl liVed With, her father and assisted .-la leaking the home arid with His care. • , -, • -. - ....• • To Undergo Surgery Bill Sharp returned to University hospital at Iowa City on Monday.' Wednesday he Will undergo, further surgery which is hoped will alleviate some of the pain he has suffered for many.' fnortths. The operation, enta a (Suiting off t a .nerve, which will " one side,;bihla body. He fi oe sc,; . -will remain at, the hospital for about 10. day'if. '.' 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