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6~AJgona (la.) Upper Des Tuesday r May 1, 1956 Two Overseas Vets Return To LuVerne LuVerne— SP3 Marion Larson has recently returned to the stales after spending the past 15 months in Germany. He received his discharge at Fort Sheridan. 111., and is now at the home of his parents, Mr and Mrs Loyd Lar son. Mr and Mrs August Elbertj have word that their son. SP? Ed Elberts is returning to the states from Korea where he spent the past 16 months. Hr will receive his discharge Birthday Celebrations Tuesday afternoon was a gay time for the first grade and thei: teacher Miss Esther Merkle when three of the classmates celebrated their seventh birthdays. Kristan Skogmo, April 22, Denny Ray Legler. April 24 and Lynn Roos. April 25. Mrs John Skogmo. Mrs W. Raymond Legler and Mrs Jack Roos brought the refreshments, including a large cake with names of the three honored guests. Games were played. Mona Sue Harris celebrated her sixth birthday Monday, April 23 at the home of her parents, Dr. and Mrs Jack Harris. After school her neighborhood friends came to eat birthday cake and lunch and she receh ed gilts from her friends. Special Meeting Held A special meeting of the Tuesday club was 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 Norma'E. McClaran was elected to take her place. Final plans were also made for the May 8 meeting to be a 1 p.m. luncheon at the Johnson House in Algona. Homemakers Meat The LuVerne Township Homemakers Club met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs Dennis Carroll with 12 members answering roll call. The lesson was given by Mrs Ralph Oxley, Mrs Don Fett 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 Volunteer Hospital Worker, Germany 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. wa,ys 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 Lichty. President of the LuVerne Live Wires, Kathy Bockes, opened the club meeting by saying the club pledge. Roll call was answered by 13 members, three leaders and When • few dollars invested in hail insurance on your growing crops will turn a 'Bad Bet' into GOOD BUSINESS. HOMI OMICI • 2323 «IAND AVINUI OIS MOINIS. IOWA 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 $3 to the Youth Exchange. Linda Clark and Kathy Bockes gave a talk on Lamps. A picture study was given by- Judith Naffziger. Lunch was served by Shirleen Schnetzer and Judith Naffziger. May 6 is National 4-H Week. The 4-H girls are to sit as a group at their respective churches. Mr and Mrs Henry Pergande returned home Tuesday from Peoria, 111., where they had been called due to the death of A. W. Schwing, 83, brother-in-law, of Mrs Pergande. Mr Schwing died Thursday morning due to a heart attack. Funeral services were held in Peoria, Saturday. HAVE THE BEST LOOKING HOUSE ON THE STREET. Color style your home with Pratt eV Lambert House Paint In beautiful colors that iroy beautiful yeer oftor year. There are smart colon —|u*» right for every horn*-—moqVn or traditional. Pratt & Lambert Hou$» Paint assures long-lasting btauty, ond maximum protection to that oil-important Investment — home. Stop in and Itt Ml htJp keep your* the bfit looking on the street. COWAN BUILDING SUPPLY Algona TITONKA NEWS Dr. Calvin Schnuckcr 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 were 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 Sacrum, Phyllis and Debby and Miss Louise Sachau were Monday evening guests of Mr and Mrs Willa'rd Charleston of Forest City. The occasion was Allen Charleston's 3rd birthday. Reinhard Dirksen of Des Moines, formerly of Titonka and Kanawha, flew by plane from Des 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 White is a native' of Algona, Iowa, and is the daughter of Mrs A. M. Jasperson, now of 552 West Elk Ave., Glendale, Calif., and the late Mr Jasperson. She served as clerk of the court, Kossuth 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 son of Mr and Mrs William M. Stuart, 145 DeKalb Aye., Portsmouth, Va. He is assigned to Co. H, 6th Inf. Regt., at Berlin. He is a former student of Cradock High School in Portsmouth. (ARC Photo) 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 Lakola—Mrs Francis Diem and her group of 23 kindergarten children boarded the train Wednesday 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 an indefinite time. Mrs Russell TePaske is recovering nicely from an appendectomy performed at the Buffalo Center hospital. The Misses Emma, Lena and Julia Gutknecht and Edward Gutknecht left Sunday for Milwaukee to attend funeral services for their uncle, Henry GutknecKl. Sunday night they expected to stay with the Leo Kienitz family iat 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 Graff, a cousin of the men. The;. 1 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 Follmann at Holy Family Hospital, Estherville. Mr and Mrs Albert Rippentrop are now grandparents for the first time.. - Mr and Mrs Merle Pannkuk 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 Vcrlin R. Lemaster, son Mr and Mrs Thomas R. Lemaster of 13 COLORS 13 RUSCO WINDOWS 5ALVANIZED STEEL SELF- STORING COMBINATION girts 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.m. Display at 116 So. Dodge, Algoni £-0mco»»»»:«m£8^o»»^^ 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 Sflraftftffpa^ftft?^^^ Buffalo Center, were united In marriage at 7:30 p.m., April 20, in the Ramsey Reformed church. Rev. Harlan Kruse preached at the E. and R. church in Ledyard Sunday morniftg in the absence of Rev. Vriesfen who is hospitalized since haying had n heart attack Friday. Mr and Mrs Larry Stafford and Tommy of Yankton, So\ith Dakota, and Miss Mae Stafford of Galena, 111. arrived Friday to visit until Sunday in the Jerry Heetland home and with other relatives. The Ledyard Township Farm Bureau Homemakers met Friday with Mrs J. C. Blpme 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 Swea City Wednesday where they attended a band clinic. Mrs Signe Nelson .has b?en 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 Tho- mns. snn of Mr and Mrs Don Norland. Mrs Norland is the former Lois Peterson of Lakota and a sister of Mr Peterson. Plan Open House "Swea City — The Swea City school board of education will spotlsor an open house 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 governors in the U.S. are those in California, Pennsylvania and Illinois. All three receive $25,000 a year. Former Ledyard Woman Passes L«dyafri —- A former Ledyard resident and sister of • the Kramersmeier brothers of Ledyard, Mrs Hugh Boris of'Super- ior, died Monday, April 16, at the Municipal Hospital in Worthington, Minn, at the tfge of 54, Mrs Boris had been in failing health* for the past eight years and hospitalized the past seven weeks at Estherville and Worthington, Emma Kramersmeier, the daughter of Mr and Mrs Carl Kra- mersmeier of Ledyard, was born March 21, 1902 at Ledyard. She attended school there. After her marriage to Hugh Boris she lived in Southern Iowa and the Spencer area until 10 years ago when they moved to the Superior area. Mrs Boris was a member of the Estherville Methodist church. She is survived by her husband, one son Dale, six brothers, John .Alfred, Art and Ervin of Ledyard: Bill of AI 6 ona and Albert of Buffalo Center; three sisters, O 1 g a Kramersmeier of Chicago, 111., Mrs Anna Shannon of Storm Lake' and Mrs Lena Junkermeier of Albert City and three grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted April 19, at the Estherville Methodist Church, with the Rev. Harrison Dawes officiating. Burial was,at the North Lawn Cemetery at Spencer. Win D.Y.O. Awards St.'Cecelia's Boys' Song Club won a superior rating at the Music Finals of the Sioux City Diocesan Youth Organization held at Pocahontas, Thursday, April 19. Jack Henry and Arleen Ludwig, juniors, merited excellent ratings for their votal solos. 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