The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 1, 1956 · Page 19
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 1, 1956
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(lot) Upper Dtt Molnw '''' ' fwo Oiliiei loliiiil LuVetne—SPS Marion Larson has recently returned to the states after spending the past 15 months in Germany. He received hii.diMarge at Fort Sheridan, 111., and iSihoAV: at the'home of his parents, 'Mi 1 arid Mrs Loyd Larson. : '•• ';.' : • , • i •• ' Mr ;and 'Mrs ".'August Elberts have word 'that their son/ SP3 Ed Elberts is returning to the states ; from? .Korea .where he spent the .past 18, months. . He will recei ve f his discharge Birthday,* eelebrafloj& .£ , Tuesday afternoon was a gay time for the first grade and their teacher Miss* Esther Merkle when three of thd classmates celebrated their seventh birthdays*; Kristafi Skogmpi April %2j. > Denny » Ray Legler, April 24 and Lynn Boos, April 25. Mrs -John 1 Skogmo, Mrs W. Raymond" Legler 'and Mrs Jack Roos 'brought ,-thfe -refreshments I including 'a I large " cake * witi names of <> the 'three 'honored guests. Games wer'e^played. Mona Sue Harris celebrated her sixth birthday Monday, April 23 at the home of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Jack Harris. After school rter neighborhood friends came to • eat • birthday cake ana lunch and s"he received gifts from her friends, - •' ' : , Special Meeting Held ' A special meeting of the Tuesday club; .held in the town hall Tuesday afternoon to take care of some final business. Election of a president was held as Mrs B. E. Martin, previously elected, . asked to withdraw. Mrs Norrna 'E.'.McGlaran was elected to takev. herviplace.. Final plans iwere also made for the. May 8 meeting to be a 1 p.m. luncheon at the Johnson House in Algona. Homemakers Meet The LuVerne Township Homemakers Club v met Friday afternoon at the home % of Mrs Dennis Carroll with 12 members answer-. ing roll call. The lesson was given by Mrs 'Ralph Oxley, Mrs Don Felt :and Mrs Forest Fett, on insects) A discussion was held by the group on gardening. The next meeting will be held May 18 at the Home of Mrs Norma E. McClaran, and this lesson will be Algona ^ BERLIN, GERMANY — An American Red Cross volunteer Gray Lady, Mrs .Helen White, chats with Sgt. Gary L. Stuart, of Portsmouth, Va., as she changes a record in the Red Cross lounge of the U. S. Army Hospital here. Stuart, a patient at the hospital, is stationed in Berlin. Mrs White is the wife of Col. H. B. White, staff ludge advocate of Headquarters Berlin Command. She does volunteer Red Cross work at the hospital each week doing personal service for the patients and assisting in the recreation program. Mrs White'is a native of Algona, Iowa, and is the daughter of Mrs A. M. Jasperson, now of 552 West Elk Ave., Gleridale, Calif., and the late Mr Jasperson'. She served as clerk of the court, Kossulh County, Algona, for five years While her' husband was in service. Col. White practiced law in Algona for ten years before joining the service in 1942. Sgt: Stuart is the ison of Mr and'Mrs William- M.. Stuart, 145 DeKalb Ave., Portsmouth, Va. He is assigned to Co. H, Gth Inf. Regt., at Berlin. He is a former student of Cradock High School in Portsmouth. (ARC Photd) • ways to use your broiler. Any ladies interested in LuVerne Township are welcome to attend. Canasta 8 were guests Monday evening in the home of Mrs Carl Groh. Mrs Dale Zentner was a substitute guest. At play, prizes went to Mrs S. R. Baker, Mrs Edward Dehnert and Mrs Harry Mchty. President of the LuVerne Live Wires, Kathy Bockjes, opened the club meeting by saying the club jledge.. Roll call was answered jy 13 members, three leaders and When a few dollars invested in hail insurance on your growing crops will turn a 'Bud Bet' into GOOD BUSINESS. Bohannon Insurance East of Iowa State Bank Phone 103 one guest present. The secretary and treasurer reports were given. Starting in June, the meeting will be held the second Wednesday of. each month at the city hall. The May meeting will be held at the high school on the third Wednesday. Kathy Bockes 'is going to run for county office. The committee will meet May 2 after school to plan a campaign for Rally Day. The club decided to send $3 to the Youth Exchange. Linda Clark and Kathy Bockes gave a talk on Lamps. A picture study was given by Judith Naffziger. Lunch " was served by Shirleen Schnetzer and Judith Naffziger. May 6 is National 4-H Week. The 4-H girls are to sit as a group at their respective churches. Mr and Mrs Henry Pergande returned home Tuesday from Peoria; 111., where they had been called due to the death of A. W. ^chwing, 83, brother-in-law of Mrs Pergande. Mr Schwing died Thursday morning due to a heart attack. Funeral services were held in Peoria,- Saturday. HOMI OFFICE • 2323 GRAND AVENUI DES MOINES, IOWA HAVE THE BEST LOOKING HOUSE ON THE STREET. t'A Color style your home with Pratt & Lambert House Paint in beautiful colors that flay beautiful year aflar year. There are smart colori — juil right for every home —modern or traditional. Pratt & Lambert Houtt Paint assures long-lasting beauty, end maximum protect/on to that oil-important investment — yovf home. Stop in and l«t ut help you keep your* (he best looking on the street. COWAN BUILDING SUPPLY Phene 275 TITONKA NEWS Dr. Calvin Schnucker of Dubuque and Mr and Mrs John S. Rippentrop were Sunday dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Henry Van Hove and family. Dr. Schnucker was a former minister at the Ramsey Reformed church and was on his way to St. James, Minn., where he was to deliver services that evening. Mr and Mrs Arthur Loats and family of Spencer we>'e Sunday guests at the homes of their parents, Mr and Mrs Tom Loats and Mr and Mrs George Peterson. Mr and Mrs Frank Meyer of Corwith visited Thursday at the home of Mrs Anna Ubben. Mr and Mrs Lyle Opheim and family have moved to the Rentje Pannkuk home which was recently vacated by Mr and Mrs Harry Mehlan and family. Mr and Mrs Harley Larson of Salt Lake, Utah, parents of Mrs Opheim arrived in time to help them move. Mrs Ethel Baker, Mrs Helen Kramer, and Mrs Mary Schiltz visited Wednesday at the Pierre Sartor home. They are the visiting committee for the Catholic Woman's Forresters of Bancroft. Mr and Mrs Gordon Swan and Carol Ann, Mr and Mrs George Sachau, Phyllis and Debby and Miss Louise Sachau were Monday evening guests of Mr and Mrs Willard Charleston of Forest City. The occasion was Allen Charleston's 3rd birthday. Reinhard Dirksen of Des Moines, formerly of Titonka and Kunuwha. flew by plane from DCS Moines to Chicago and from there he will leave by plane for Germany to visit his parents who will celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary May 1. He will also visit his brother and sister and other friends and relatives. He expects to be gone two months. Mr and Mrs George Thacker and family of Reinbeck and Mr and Mrs Paul Thacker and family were Sunday visitors at the home of Mr and Mrs Fred Thacker. Mrs Anna Swyter was a dinner and supper guest of Mr and Mrs Herman Welhousen and Cecil Sunday. In the afternoon, Mr and Mrs Everett Sleper and family were guests also. Mr and Mrs Wm. L. Rode and Linda Lou were Sunday afternoon guests of Mr and Mrs Geo. Sachau and daughters. Mrs Everett Rippentrop entertained her 500 club Friday evening. Guests were Mrs Jay Budlong, Mrs Frank Fisher, and Mrs Paul Thacker. Prizes were received by Mrs George Sachau, Mrs Frank Fisher, Mrs Harvey Meyer and Mrs Jay Budlong. Mrs Dick Cosgroye entertained her 500 club Friday, afternoon with Mrs Kenneth Brandt and Mrs Lorraine Boekelman receiving the prizes. Kindergarten Class, Lakota, Rides A Train Lakota —Mrs Francis Diem and her group of 23 kindergarten children boarded the train Wed- ne^day morning and rode to Swea City where they visited the Ray Smith Hatchery, and were treated to a candy bar and given two baby chicks apiece by Mr Smith. Mrs Diem then took them to her home and a school bus went over and brought them back to school in time for dinner. The children were very excited over the ride, which incidentally was in a little red caboose. Miss Julia "Gutknecht arrived in Mason City Wednesday from Washington State and was met there by her cousins, Emma and Lena Gutknecht. She will visit local relatives for «n indefinite time, Mrs Russell TePaske is recovering nicely _ from an appendectomy performed at the Buffalo Center hospital, The Misses Emma, Lena and Julia Gutknechl and Edward Gutknecht left Sunday for Milwaukee to attend funeral services for their uncle, Henry Gutknecht, Sunday night they expected to stay with the Leo Kienitz family at Muscoda, Wis. They returned home Wednesday. The Messers and Mesdames James and John Smith left Tuesday for Freeport, 111., to attend funeral services for Mr Walter Gfaff, a cousin of the men. The? returned home Thursday .night. Mrs Gus Potthoff was taken to the Buffalo Center Hospital Sunday morning after a light stroke. A 6 pound daughter was born to Mr and Mrs Harold Olthoff at the Buffalo Center hospital, April 25, and has been named Patricia Ann. Mrs Olthoff is the former Virginia Gilbert of Buf- fao Center. Mr and Mrs Henry Othoff are the paternal grandparents. The baby arrived on the Mother's birthday. April 25th was also the birth- date of a daughter born to Mr and Mrs Laverle Fbllmann, at Holy Family Hospital, Estherville. . Mr and Mrs Albert Rippentrop are now grandparents for the first time. Mr ant * Mrs Merle Panhkuk of Los,Angeles, Cal. have announced! the arrival of a son, Mr and Mrs Fred Pannkuk are the paternal grandparents. ' Mrs Elizabeth Schaper visited in Des Moines Sunday until Tuesday. Violet Ruth Wirtjes, daughter of Mr and Mrs Herman Wirtjes, and Verlin R. Lemaster, son Mr and Mrs Thomas R. Lemaster of 13 COLORS 13 RUSC.O WINDOWS SALVANIZED STEEL SELF- STORING COMBINATION gives YOU more convenience and comfort ihan any other combination window I * RUSCO DOOR HOODS AND WINDOW CANOPIES add greatly to the beauty of your home I Charles Miller RUSCO SALES Phone 741-W after 6 p-ra. Display at 116 So. Dodge. Algonq %®&SGGG^^&^^ OF ALGONA WILL BE CLOSED SATURDAY AFTERNOONS Beginning Saturday, May 5 Until September 1st Algona Insurance Agency Blossom Insurance Agency Bohannon Insurance.Service Herbst Insurance Agency Paxson Insurance Agency Ricklefs Insurance Agency 8uifai».,Cehtef r Were united -in marriage at 7:3pJ.m.j April, ' Jtalrlaii Kttifer at the B. and R. church ift'Ii yard : Sunday mofniHg iti -the absence of Rev. Vriesen -who is hospitalized since havtria Had a h6 : : ' •-." *•'- -'•' h6an : att&cK: Friday Mr and Mrs Lar'ry Tommy, of: Yanktpn,, South" Da kota, and Miss Mae Stafford bl Galena, lU^jafrived Friday . ta visit until" Sunday in -the Jerry Heetland home ahd with other relatives. > • The Ledyard Township Farm Bureau Homemakers met Friday with -Mrs J. C.;B.lome assisted by Mrs Raymond Winter. Mrs ' C. A. Gutknecht and Mrs Raymond Winter gave the lesson. ' Band director V. A. Barrett took the high, school band to 1 Swea City . Wednesday where they attended a band clinic. " Mrs Signe Nelson has been ill the past week 'and her daughter, Mrs Virgil, Wells has been caring for her. Mr and Mrs Jakie Peterson and family attended church at Titonka, April 22, when Barbara Peterson was a sponsor for Thomas. son of. Mr and Mrs Don Norland. Mrs .Norland is the former Lois Peterson, of Lakota and a sister of Mr Peterson. Former Ledyflri Plan Open House Swea Cily — The, Swea City school board of education will sponsor an from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, May-6, for those who wish to view the new additions'to. the school' building. Light refreshments will be served. The three highest ,paid gover- nprs in the U.S. are those in California, Pennsylvania and Illinois.' All three receive $25,000 a year. Ledyard ^- A former Ledyard resident . and .sister of the Kramersmeie*r brothers of Led- '>yaf d, Mrs' Hugh jBbrtsV,of Super* ior, died- Monday,: April, 16, .at the' Municipal Hospital, in iWarth- ington, Minn, at the vage of 54; Mrs Borts had tfeen in falling health for the; past eight years and hospitalized the past seven Weeks at EstherVille and Worthington, . Emma Kramersmeie*,-the daughter of Mr and Mrs Carl Kra- mersmeier of Ledyard, was ; born Marchr21, 1902 at Ledyard. She attended, school there'. After her marriage to Hugh" Borts she lived in Southern Iowa and the Spencer area until 10 years'ago when they moved to the Superior area. • Mrs Borts was a member ;of the Estherville Methodist chunih. . 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