The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 24, 1956 · Page 4
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ina (la.) Upper Das Motiie* Tuesday, April 24, 1956 v, AROUND ALGONA' ' !;Mf.and Mis A. W. SUllman had IS their -Weekerid* guests, Mrs Eleanor Kd.dtt and Mrs Harriet /Ringsred of Minneap61is. '• Sunday dinner guests of Mr |nd A. J. Ricklefs were Mr Rickief's parents, Mr and Mrs Ricklefs of Titonka. Mrs Elizabeth > Post will be hostess to the Happy Birthday blUb on Friday afternoon. Mrs J> P. Smith is the honoree. Alpha Psi chapter of Beia Sjgma Phi is having a regular business meeting this evening, (Tuesday) at the home of Mrs Harley Haas. Vallo kaudain is a patient-at St. Ann hospital following sur gery performed last week Tuesday. Keith Strayer is another . surgery patient. , Mrs Ted Chrischilles was hosl- esg to her bridge club on Thursday evening. Prizes were receiv- '. ed by Mrs John Hopkins and Mrs . Charles Simmons. —o— Mr and Mrs MSllon Dahl and ; Denny and Tom Waller spent Sunday at Fairmont with Mr and Mrs Merle Pratt. The occasion was the eleventh birthday of the Pratt son, Bob. Ladies of ihe Trinity Lutheran church are having their annual Mother and Daughter banquet, Wednesday evening in the church dining room. Mrs John Lavigne is in charge of the program. —o— The monthly Cub Scout Pack , meeting was to be held Tuesday evening, at the Lucia Wallace gymnasium. The Den currently under the supervision 'of Mrs Wesley Bartlett will present a skit. —o— Bel Canto music club meets Wednesday afternoon at the high school annex. Mrs Gerald Hallauer and Mrs E. C. McMahon are in charge of the program which is on instrumental music. Del Carver will speak and use the ; Junior high school band in illustrations. Parents of the band members wiH be special guests. Mr and Mrs Tom McGraw had as their guests over the weekend, Mr and Mrs John Fuller of Amboy, Minn. —o— Mr and Mrs William Schutjer had as their dinner guests on Sunday, Mr and Mrs Everett Rippentrop and Allen of Titonka. Mrs Ed Blumer will be hostess to her neighborhood birthday club on Wednesday afternoon. The anniversary being celebrated is that of Mrs Jim Kelso. Mr and Mrs Richard Qook entertained at dinner on Sunday in honor of the thirty-sixth wedding anniversary of Mrs Cook's parents, Mr and Mrs Harry Hargreaves. —o— Mrs Leonard Meissner gave a party Saturday afternoon in honor of the ninth birthday of her daughter, Judy. The birthday occurs on April 26. School friends were guests. Mrs C. R. LaBarre is a patient at Park hospital at Mason City, suffering from a slipped spinal disc. It is hoped ..that she will be able to return home this week. : . —0 Presbyterian Guild, business and professional women's organization met Monday evening at the home of Mrs M. G. Brower. Devotions were given by Elva Ewoldt and the program was in charge of Mrs D. G. Clopton. Mrs R. B. Waller gave a birthday party on Sunday afternoon for her son, Jack, who was 4 years old. Guests were Douglas Cook, Lennie Meissner, Mary Ann and Jean Ruth Sigsbee, Larry Pratt and Steve Waller. Greg Cook and Mary Lee Foth were invited but were ill. Mrs Clair Thomas and son, Randy spent the weekend at Mason City with her parents, Mr and Mrs William Soursos. On Sunday evening Mr and Mrs John Levy and daughter of Spencer were guests of Mr and Mrs Thomas and Cliff Randall of Mason City was an overnight guest last week. G U ARANTEED Appliances At A Phenomenal Low Price! IT'S AN SCOOP ! YOUR CHOICE OF THESE APPLIANCES AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC FRYER COOKER heat controlled with Westinghouse thermostat. Easy to clean aluminum colander type basket. Huge cooking capacity — almost 6 quarts. 15 different ways to use. FREE . . . beautiful recipe book for A i deep frying and cooking v«' AUTOMATIC POP-UP TOASTER handsomely styled in gleaming chrome. Automatically pop; toast up and shuts current off. Color selector assures perfect toasting. Crumbs easily removed. 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Mrs Bob McCullOUgh is loastmistress and aft interesting program has been planned. ,—o— The Men's Club of Ihe Pies- byterian church meets this evening, (Tuesday) for a 8:45 dinner. The committee in dharge consists of John Zalaznik, Marlin Meelhause, Wesley Hardy and Dick Sorenson. There will be a question and answer session. —o—• John and Jim McGraw, sons of Mr and Mrs Tofii McGraw are recovering from the chicken pox. The daughter, Mary had the disease earlier and has returned to school. German measles victims are Patti, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Stanley Muckey and Greg, son of Mr and Mrs Richard Cook. Alpha Psi and Xi Xi chapters of Beta Sigma Phi held a.prefer- ential tea Sunday afternoon at the home of Mrs Bob Williams. Invitations to membership in the sorority were extended to and accepted by Karen Downey, Shirley Stephens, Shirley Kalahar, Barbara Waller, Nadine Stillman, Maxine Sweet, Zoe Clegg, Ruth Treman, Ann Keesee, Jean Capesius, Kay Brayton, Mary Burmeister and Mary Faulstich. A new chapter will be formed with installation ceremonies at- the formal banquet on May 5. Butt Lions Nominate Set Of Oiil Gc ear Burl '^ lltPfiuft-, Bibnsi Club met April ieth'tfcthe Isigiott-ftall. Nominations, fbf offttahf In the coming :year tyere /.fig fdllows; President, O. H, McMailen; '1st vice pre§ideht r " Ed Fredericksbn; 2nd vice presicjeht, -Don Patterson; 3rd vici;'president, ! H. ? E. Rachut; secretary Ifft^ treasurer; George BeeKert* two directors, Glee Bullock 'find Cecil Bailey; Lion Tamer, Charles Spry;;Tail Twisters, Dale LpckWood and Dr. Clapsaddle. Election-'will be held at the May Hi Jinks * * * * Devoted lo "Behind The Scenes" Items From Algona High School. With the Prom creeping closer and closer, Mr Palmer's black- aoard is cluttered with little messages such as "sofa committee meeting soon." The best one of all appeared this week: 'If you have a round table, please sign your name. This is mportant." —King Arthur A great injustice has been done the Fr.eshmen who had six of their works published in National Poetry Magazine but went unheralded in this column last week. Poems and poetesses are Linda Hansen's "The River", "The Lonely Tree" by Roxie Schaeffer, "Town in Darkness" by Marianna Steele, Sue Hutch-' ison's "The Modern Trend", Judy Tott's "Don't Look Back", and "The Snowflakes" by Carole Wittkopf. All six received certificates of acceptance. The Sports Dance Friday got off to a last start as Sue Sprague broke the ice, literally. The Driftin' River Boys and Lorelie Rupp and friends provided the entertainment prior to the crowning of Sports King Doug Meyer, AHS's only twelve-letter man, and Queen Connie Drone. * * » Golf's "fearsome five", Morrie Harbour, Dave Phillips, Tom Hutchison, Jody Cutler, and Bob Jensen, plus traditional high man Coach Stephens, are thrashing about the couise as Coach Palmer and his netmen are smashing about the court preparing for a sizzling season which stares this week. AHS students may be busy, but they always manage to find spare time to take care of some little things. Senior Jen Kae Voigt is presently whipping up a novel titled Vaulting Ambition. And what have you been doing lately? —SS. Debate, Acting Honors To School Algona high school's debaters find Nat-tors chalked up fine records irv'the Iowa High School Forensic League finals and p!ay festival at Iowa City April 12, 13 and 14. With 33 schools participating in the class B division of the play festival, Algona was one of only six to receive an excellent rating, highest meted out by the judges. Four of the eight members 01 the cast, which was directed by Harley Waller, received special ratings. Tom Zender, a junior, got an outstanding actor award, lop award given, and Sanara Shumway, Karen Hutchins and John Moxley each got excellent ratings. Algona's debaters, Cheryl Van- derWaal and Barbara Bourne, affirmatives, and Dick Vipond and Dave Phillips, negatives, placed seventh out of Id teams with a record of seven wins and fivs losses. They are coached by Richard Palmer, and Algeria's at- tinriativt- team was the only one to defeat Muscatinc's negatives during the meet. Muscatine, Ol- tumwa and Estherville finished one, two, three in the round- robin debute event. Barbara Bourne received a superior rating, putting her in tin- top 10 listing, while the other three debaters each got an excellent rating. Sandy Pfaff pf'^ft podge and Stella Rachufcwfii'S guests at the meeting. Miss Pfa'ffr a High school student,'enterfaih'edihd club with pictures of he 1 !' >twd Ihpnths living with a German family in the Ruhr Valley as a member of the foreign student exchange service. V.F.W. InSiallaiieflA f The V.F.W. Ffbst'ahd 'Auxiliary .met April 17th with .the following officers being installed by the past President Betty Miller: New President, Jessie CHafee; Senior Vice President, Ella Lampe; Junior Vice President, Hattie Schrader; Secretary, Jessie Miller; Treasurer, Inez Graham; Ch.ap- lain, Ella Slgsbee; Flag B'earers, Betty Miller, Gertrude Bates, Ruth Carman' and Edith Jandl; Hospital ChaSrniari,.. Edith Jandl; P. Instructor, 'Lillian Lavrenz; Conductress, Esther ' Schrader: Historian, Nettie Lavrenz; Flaig Bearer, Valdta Grieve; Guard, Mayme Schrader; 3 year trustee, Naomi Chiprnari. 'Hattie Schrader and Edith Jartdl were elected delegate's to the Distridt Convention to be held af Boorie, May 20. Inez Graham and.Valeta Griese were elected as alternates. On May 1st Tuesday the sewing meeting will be" held at the home of Mrs Jessie -Chafee. The new president presented 'a gift to Past President Jessie Miller. After the meeting lunch was served by. Ruth Carman and Mildred Vbgel. • ; Woman's Club To Meet The Burt Woman's ..Club will hold its April 30th meeting with, Mrs E. P. Fredericks?!), Mrs Fred Vogel assisting Hostess. The club quiz this meeting is wljo was Kate Shelley, and wiH be reviewed by Mrs Nell Peters. A report on conservation measure, by Mary Smith; Pioneer American ardening, by E. Slosson reviewed by Phebe Thompspn; Innocence Under the Elm, by Louise Dickenspn Rich will be given by Jaunita Hamstreet. The Junior-Senior banquet will be given, this week Thursday eve- ,m'ng, April 26. Sponsors are Mrs Heald'and Roy Vanderhbff. ',' Mrs Emil Hasse Jr. was called to Griffin, Georgia, last week by the death of her' grandmother, Mrs Lou Ellen demons of that place, Mrs Hasse also visited her mother, Mrs C. O. Clark at Augusta, Georgia. The Hasse children were cared for by Viola Cunningham, Mrs Bernau and Mrs Lawrence Presthus during the mother absence. The Fidelis Class Party will beheld with Mrs Bearse, Wednesday afternoon this week. Ruby Davis and Minerva Curtis assisting hostesses. Ethel Smith will have the program. Each member is asked to bring a guest. Some 21 friends of Audry Kay Lappe were invited to her home after school Friday, April 13, in honor of her birthday. Audry's mother, Mrs Charles Lappc, served lunch after games and opening of gifts. Mrs Ray Dremmel had the bad luck to get her hand and arm in the washing machine wringer while doing the Monday morning washing. Friends from the former neighborhood were at the home of Mrs Lillian Stengl recently in observance of her birthday. 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Mrs Riebhoff Underwent major surgery there oh Saturday a weeks ago and Mr ftiebhoff had tnitiot op6?atiott:the foirowifif MdndiSy, r Bdth are ifrt- ' ' . Slrsi 'Howard BattJ was takett to Mason City Saturday \vhere she entered a hospital for observatior and possible surgery, ' Mrs Bali had a gall bladder attack durin§ the week arid observation was* advised. Kef mother, Mrs Anne Reirhers, is assisting with the two children. , ', . : • /_ Mrs' Hejiry, dettman who has been a patient at 'a Mason City hospital the past Weeks is expect 4 ed home this week. . • Robert Voigt has been a patienl at the University hospital, Iowa City, where he underwent sur 4 gery for ulcers Qn Saturday a week ago. He was taken by air ambulance from Algona. '. . Both Mr and Mrs James Ollorr) have been ill with the flu at their home the past week. 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