The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 24, 1956 · Page 27
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 27

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 24, 1956
Page 27
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4-Algena (la.) Upp«r Oat Moin«i ?u«ftcfay, April 24, 1956 . . AROUND ALGONA'' Mr and Mts G. W. Siillman had las their Weekend guests, Mrs Eleanor Koqp and Mrs Harriet Ringsred of Minneapolis. rv im » Sunday dinner guests of Mt find A. J. Ricklefs were Mr fticklef's parents, Mr and Mrs William Ricklefs of Titonka. ,,,_,_n_ • Mrs Elizabeth Posl vrill be hostess to the Happy Birthday club on Friday afternoon. Mrs J. P. Smith is the honorec. Alpha Psi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is having a regular business meeting this evening, (Tuesday) at the home of Mrs Harley Haas. —o— Vallo Naudain is a patient at St. Ann hospital following surgery performed last week Tues- dny. Keith Strayer is another surgery patient. Mrs Ted Chrischilles was hostess to her bridge club on Thursday evening. Prizes were received by Mrs John Hopkins and Mrs Charles Simmons. Mr and Mrs Milton 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 the Trinity Lutheran church arc 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— Bei 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 will 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 Sehutjer had as their dinner guests on Sunday, Mr and Mrs Everett Rippentrop and Allen of Titonku. 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 Cook entertained at dinner on Sunday in honor of the thirty-sixth wedding anniversary of Mrs Cook's parents, Mr and Mrs Harry Har- 1 greaves. 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. Presbyterian Guild, business and professional women's organ-/ ization met Monday evening at the home of Mrs M. G. Brovver. Devotions were given by Elya 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. —o— 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. Word has been received hsre 1 that John Nordstrom, former well-known Algonan, is seriously ill in a Portland, Oregon hospital. His daughter, Mrs Edna Teeter lives here and another daughter, Marie, Mrs Perry Lowman, at Sexton. ___.( J_™ The ladies of the Methodist Church are having their annual Mother and Daughter banquej on Wednesday evening. Mrs Bob McCullough is toastmistress and an interesting program has been planned. . ,.f\ .,_,_, The Men's Club of the Presbyterian church meets this evening, (Tuesday) for a 6:45 dinner. The committee in charge 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 Tom 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. —o— Alpha Psi and Xi Xi chapters of Beta Sigma Phi held a preferential 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. GUARANTEED Appliances At A Phenomenal Low Price! IT'S AN SCOOP ! 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Dial heat desired- A C ~ fj»tra long cord , %M EVERY ONE FULLY GUARANTEED Butt Lions Nominate Sot Of Officers, Coming Year H« Jinks * * * * Devoled to "Behind The Scenes" Items From Algona High School. With the Prom creeping closer and closer, Mr Palmer's blackboard 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 important." —King Arthui; w • *• A great injustice has been done the Freshmen who had six of their works published in National Poetry Magazine but went un- heraldect in this column last week. Poems and poetesses are Linda Hansen's "The River", "The Lonely Tree" by Hoxio Schaeffer, "Town in Darkness" by Mnrianna Steele, Sue Hutch-icon'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, A'HS's only twelve-letter man, and Queen Connie Drone. w * * 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 course as Coach Palmer and . his netmen are smashing about the court preparing for a sizzling season whicn starts this week. AHS students may be busy, but they always manage to find spare time to take care of some little things. Senior Jeri 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 and ac-turs chalked up fine records in the Iowa High School Forensic League finals and play festival al 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 oi the cast, which was directed by Hurley Waller, received special ratings. Tom Zender, a junior, got an outstanding actor award, top award given, and Sanara Shurnway, Karen Hutchins and John Muxley each gut excellent ratings. Algeria's debaters, Cheryl Van- diTWuul and Barbara Bourne, af- fiirnatives, and Dick Vipond and Dave Phillips, negatives, placed seventh nut of 10 teams with a record of M'ven wins and five lii^ei. They are coached by Richard Palmer, and Algona's-ai- firmative U-arn was the only one to defeat Muscatini-'s negatives during the meet. Muscatine, Ot- tuimva i,nd Estherville finished uiie, two, three in the round- robin debate event. Barbara Bourne received a superior rating, putting her in tht 1 trip 10 listing, while the other three debaters each got an excellent ratin. 1 -!. fcutl •«- The Burt Lions Club met April 16th at the Legion Mall. Nominations for officers in the coming year were as fol)6ws: President, G. H. McMullen; 1st vice president, Ed Frederickson: 2nd vice president, Don Patterson; 3rd vice president, H. E. Rachut; secretary and treasvtrer; George Becker; two directors, Glee Bullock and Cecil Bailey: Lion Tamer, Charles Spry; Tail Twisters, Dale Lockwood and Dr. Clapsaddle. (Election will be held at the May meeting. Sandy Pfaff of Fort Dodge and Stella Rachut were guests at the meeting. Miss Pfaff, a high school student, entertained the club with pictures of her two months living with- a German family in the Ruhr Valley as a member of the foreign student exchange service. V.F.W. Installation* The V.F.W. Post and Auxiliary met April 17th With the following officers being installed by the past President Betty Miller: Nfew President, Jessie Chafee; Senior Vice President, Ella Lampe; Junior Vice President, Hattie Schrader; Secretary, Jessie Miller; Treasurer, Inez Graham; Chaplain, Ella Sigsbee; Flag Bearers, Betty Miller, Gertrude Bates, Ruth Carman and Edith Jandl; Hospital Chairman, Edith Jandl; P. Instructor, Lillian Lavrenz; Conductress, Esther Schrader Historian, Nettie Lavrenz; Flaig Bearer, Valcta Griese; Guard, Mayme Schrader; 3 year trustee, Naomi Chipman. Hattie Schra- dcr and Edith Jandl w£re elected delegates to the District Convention to be held at Boone, May 2«. 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 Vogel. Woman's Club To Meet The Burt Woman's Club will hold its April 30th meeting with Mrs E. P. Fredcrickspn, Mrs Fred Vogel assisting hostess. The club quiz this meeting is who was Kate Shelley, and will be reviewed by Mrs Nell Peters. A report on conservation measure, by Mary Smith; Pioneer American Gardening, by E. Slosson reviewed by Phebe Thompson; Innocence Under the Elm, by Louise Dickenson Rich will be given by Jaunita Hamstreet. The Junior-Senior banquet will be given this week Thursday evening, April 26. Sponsors are Mrs Hcdld and Roy Vanderhoff. 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 career for by Viola Cunningham, Mrs Bernau and Mrs Lawrence Presthus during the mother absence. The Fidelis Class Party will be held with Mrs Bearse, Wednesday afternoon this 'week, Ruby Davis and Minerva .Curtis assisting hostesses. Ethel Smith will have the program. Each member is askect 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 h e r birthday. Those present were Mrs Ainey Cherland, Mrs Odey Clierland, Mrs Dale Schroeder, Mrs Julian Cherland and from Fenton, Mrs Elmer Krause. Postmaster and Mrs K. J. 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