The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 1, 1956 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 1, 1956
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•'*€•• Dei Molnes Tuesday, May 1, 1956 Girl, 20, Dies Of Pojio After 2% ft Fight Funeral services for Margaret J. Oxley, 20, Corwith. were held there in Sti Mary's Catholic Church at 9 .a.m. Monday, April 30. , Fr. Thomas O'Toole officiated at the rites and burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery. Garry Funeral Home, Bancroft/ was in charge,of arrangements, Miss* Oxley died Thursday night at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Dodge, following a 2%-year fight with bulbar polio. Margaret " Janet, daughter of Mr and Mrs Glenn. Oxley of Corwith, .was born Dec. 4, 1035 at Corwith. She attended school there, and graduated from high school in the spring of 1953. Miss Oxley then attended and grad« uated from Hamilton Business College, Mason City, and was employed as a secretary at the Northwestern Portland Cement Co. there when stricken with polio Oct. 8, 1953. She was hospitalized at Iowa City for 11 months, then transferred tp the hospital at Fort Dodge, where she' had been for the past 18 months. During her serious illness, she spent most of her time in iron lungs,. portable lungs, respirators and rocking beds. In the past year her condition improved for a time, and last September she visited her parents' farm near Corwith for a weekend, her first trip home since being stricken with the disease. . She was paralyzed from the neck down following her attack. She is survived by her mother and father, three brothers and three sisters. They are: Glennis (Mrs Robert Green), Whittier, CaL; Richard, Austin, Minn.; Theresa (Mrs Patrick Garry), Iowa City; Robert, Gerald and Mary, Corwith. 48 To Kindergarten Swea City — Superintendent E. E. Stewart reports 48 youngsters are scheduled for next years kindergarten class here. The annual round-up will be Tuesday, May 8, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Physical examinations will be in the multipurpose room in the new grade addition. The PTA committee in charge includes Mesdam'es Richard O'Green, Walter O'Green, Wayne Thompson and Darrold Newhn. The British Museum was established by act of Parliament in 1853. \\ Best dressed WITH SALAD DRESSING L .. i [ OFFICE WORKSTATION END NEEDLESS FAflGUC Office v/otk geu doo« better, wictt less effort, at Arc Metal New Century Desks and Correct Seating Offict Chairs fitted to individual job rune* lions. Needless reaching, beading tad moving around »r« ended... tim« nude easier...officeCOM* reduced. We have' models fotyoof every o«*4 Upper Des Moines PUBLISHING'CQ. Phono 1100 Alflonq Loses Home In Fire At Rodman Fire completely destroyed the home of Clarence Hays, 82, at Rodman last Wednesday night at 0 o'clock. It also destroyed the garage of Paul Berninghaus next door, and the fii'e broke out on the roof of his house also. The West Bend fire department was called and responded promptly to assist the local fire department In keeping the flames from spreading. Mr Hays lives alone and the fire had burned beyond control before the alarm was turned'in. All of his possessions were lost. He was a frequent visitor in Algona during the summer months, where he sold produce and vegetables from his truck garden. AT 97 :• Still enjoying her frequent walks up-town, Mrs Helen Paxson of Algona has recently observed her fiTth birthday. For Concert Ass'n In Membership ;• MembersHip \n the Kossuth Community Concert Association hit a new high in recent years with 626 paid memberships for the coming senson. This is ah increase of 238 over last season. At a meeting Saturday afternoon the members chose the programs to be presented next sea'" ?on. Alec Templeton will appear the latter part of October or early November, as the only program sefore the holidays. The Son,s- mSsters, an outstanding male quartette, will appear in Febru- iry. For early spring the Carmen nnd Don Jose group will appear. Phis group includes Ralph Nielsen who gave a solo recital here an March 1st. A Board of Directors was also eected at who Wes ihosfiC. D. Morck. Jr., Mrs Walt Schild/ Mrs H.,Browfei\ arid " * ...... ..... ford. brielsen. R, : C? -CJUsteft?Baftia Haggard, Mriao.-Hallatie^ John llamte Kyle Kelt§ Jdhn SchuUer^Aa Mrs Rex lor, all of Algona.*'0itt:of direceors eiedtld ttere* m i Weber, BBncSrpft^i(tfeH6 Burl, Mrs W.-O* FlaiglLone fck' and Florence Reynolds., of Titbtt kil, , . , -.-,_ «, ; ' 'Over' 60 people the drive. i :•;*.., . The present officers 'wilf. hod over .until the .next 'concert season when an ellctio '""'" * ' ' sefoi'e the meni The carryover gene Murtagh, ' ,p\esideiitj i; ':Mrs' Wes Bartlett, Mrs, Jofift' S6hufter and Gene Cook^vlce-iiresidents,! and Bai-bara Haggard, secretary-.' reasurer.' Concert .chairman, in Charge of arrangements ior ;the concert performers, is Mrs Harry Greenberg. Mrs John . Schutter was membership chairman, With the following co-chairmep; Mrs Dies/ Wss A pioneer West Beftd>rtSiM1i Mrs Mary; A. Wednesday the "" was _ _____ _ _.._ .._ a for many years. Funeral services were held a! St. Peter and Paul's Cathdlid Church at West Bend, Burial was in the West Bend cemetery, i ; Surviving are four' sons, Jdhft J. Collins, .West Bend;' Lt. Col. William F. Collins, 'stationed ih ; ?Yance; ' Ronald COllihs, Ixiile Rock, and Robert, Collins, a prb> fessor at Iowa State College, Ames; two daughters; /Mrs Genevieve Kerns, Omaha, ' and Mya Ellen Taylor, Baxter Spring, 'Kan?, and ' two sisters, Augusta Buttemore, West Bend, and Mrs .John Origen Bode.; f '.- ..•.. / . She was preceded ih death by ier husband. , / . UDM Classifieds Pay Dividends The a&MJJs : fesuited' from B slapping 1 ,;incident' involving'' tv/o nigh C 4chpbl '• boys/' LohHlfe Skaar. 17.; sertl*i scin^of ( Mr:"arid rMrs Lars Skaar, and James JdhhSon, $ JunioiV'sorr:of 5 ;Mirtaftd Mts Myrt Johnsoft. VM two fathers fileji th^Vcharges/ j'l , ,, - f -. M&stedfatiMlatied a -"v','""i' nearirfg, and*wasrbased on, the testimony ! 6f SupeTintefl- dent W-'F.; Brouweir of'^ratit who had"-told Oberpieyer previously tcr keep •' order at the SChOOl. - >;; -. •The Johnsori:boy : •testified* he was slapped five ; or sl^'tlmes and kicked,- in (the thigK'by Obej 1 - "ieyer. Young -Skaar stated -^e \tfas slapped; once while ,a|temftt- ing la sto^dtemeyef4',sli ^i*Wiltef.eMl6h|^P^ the Of aft^aYgUment "d:yef.feach" bf 1;He bSy^ carrying M6 jfoldirtg chairs a distance 6f 40 ji f^et folldf ing, aft a9sembly;a| tHr schcjol. i fjlfcbbys lifst refilled; id c&ffytt^eMlis, tHeh'Jiad ;th"f6wft ih^midb.Wii 1 and rtiadBi' Wisecra'cJ^Jto!' ,the ]Cu9tod» Wtt, justifying :;the^inaUifttf P"^ ishment, a^cprdinin'o." defense at* tbrhey. Hi t -J; MeNertrtey. - >;' "•">• Justice Ostwinkle said ^e thOtight the punishment,' was justified,' as the--custodian.: had been ; provoked . by ,-the.f two : youths. . "/_' •-' ;, ;'';'"- 'Vj- ;dberfrieyer, who., wept When the decision \ vfas anrionhced, stated he slapp'ed Johnson after the boy, said he , was tired of dbing f Obermeyer's ja'nitor. work. On Honor Roll '"•''•'• .Dubuque, Ibwa, ,— Wilfred F." Lbebig, Wesley, la. has appeared oh the third quarter honor,roll at Coras College,,'DUbiiqu'e rrieri's scho'61. He is a sophomore student at the College. , -/Charles *parfeU 'Johnson, Al* fona, Who ^as'slfiteneed to not over seven j?;lafs'at : .-Fbff MftdiSOn. ^enltetttlflry ;: ;Apr|Mv 196§r ofl ; a Charge of bbtairiihg fiioftey Uftdef; false pfet'ertges, •Mas%.beeh granted a writ «f Habeas r ibfp"us ift district court in Le6>'ebUHty, and a hearing has been set for May 4 to "determine' thfe legality; of ;imprisonment." ••••:• ;•-;-. , , Bounty . Attorney:vL'.'-'-Wj ::tfik. chals' will represMt the; dbjfnly, 6f 'conviction','- Whidh" IS" Kossuth. JudgeJ.,R. ease;,- . • . 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