The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 8, 1956 · Page 6
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6-Algona (la.) Upper Dot Mottle* Tuesday, May 8, 1956 Gall Johnson, Max Trecr/ Wed At Swea City, 28th Oily—Gail Ann Johnson, daughter of Mr and Mrs G. W. Johnson, and Max Treat, son of Mr and Mrs Floyd Treat, all of Swea City, were married Saturday afternoon, April 28, at the First Methodist church in Swea City. Rev. S. H. Hammer performed the ceremony. Gary Gabel, soloist, snftg 'Oh Promise Me', 'Because', and 'The Lord's Prayer'. Kenneth Seylai was at the organ. The bride, who Was given in marriage by her father, wore a waltz-length gown of pale yellow taffeta. Fashioned with a bouffant skirt and scoop neckline, the dress featured lace applique. Her qhapel veil was held with a flqw- er bandeau and she wore yellow mitts to match the gown. She carried a Colonial bouquet of yellow jonquils, white daisies tuid white roses. Nancy Johnson, sister of the bride, was bridesmaid. Leading the bridal party were the two flower girls, the bride's sister Kathy, and a little friend, Alma Jo Johnson. The bridegroom's attendants were Gene Thompson of Swea City as best man and Gazy Johnson, brother of th ebride, and Thom<1s Johnson, Round Lake, Minn., cousin of the bride. D'ollowing the ceremony, a reception for 200 guests was held in the church social rooms. The decorations and the 3-tiered wedding cake used as ttie table centerpiece carried out the bride's chosen color scheme of yellow and white. Mrs Ronald Johnson poured, and Barbara Jane Peterson and Susan Bentele presided at the punch bowl. Mrs Marvin Larson, sister of the bridegroom, cut the wedding cake, and Pat Martin and SeDell Hammer were in charge of the gift table. Carmen Brandt presided over the guest book. Waitresses were Rita Godfredsen and Cheryle Torine. Members of Lydia circle of the Methodist church were hostesses. The bridal couple left on a honeymoon trip to South Dakota and their home will be in Illinois, near Great Lakes Naval Training Center, where the bridegroom is in service. The bride is a 1955 graduate of the Swea City high school and has been attending Hamline University School of Nursing in St. Paul. The bridegroom, a 1854 graduate of Swea City high school, entered the navy in February, 1956, and has just completed boot training at San Diego, Calif. He will report for duty at Great Lakes base on May 9. Among several pre - nuptia courtesies for the bride were miscellaneous shower at the Wm Thompson home for friends from ;he church; a crystal shower a :he Francis Torine home fo Swea City high school classmate and their mothers, and a miscel aneous shower given by nurse at Asbury hospital, Minneapolis Crackling Magic Coming To First Baptist Church I Scholarships Awarded To Algona Girls County Safety Council Proposed A meeting was set tor this evening, Tuesday, May 8, at the Farm Bureau office in Algona : to discuss the possibility of reestablishing a County Safety Council. The meeting is called by the Farm Bureau Young People's chairman, Wesley Mains. Dr. Wardle, safety specialist from Iowa State College, was to be a guest speaker. Mayors, club chairmen and peace offices from the county have been invited. Barbara Bourne, Algona high school senior, pictured above, daughter of Dr. and Mrs M. G. Bourne of Algona, is one of 32 high school students from Iowa who have been awarded a four- year, fee-reduction scholarship, at the State University of Iowa, as a result of her performance in the state finals of the Iowa High School Forensic League, held recently at the University. The scholarship will amount to $240 over a four-year period. There were some 350 students competing. Another Algona girl, Rita Goecke, daughter of Leonard Goecke, was one of 18 students at Iowa Stale College named to receive $148 scholarship aid from the Alumni Achievement Fund, awarded on the basis of high scholarship. Miss Goecke is now attending Iowa State. Kenneth Lamb Is Marble Champ Kenneth Lamb became Algona's marble champion during a rainy afternoon of shooting in Ihe Kent Motor Company's warehouse Saturday. Stevfc Hardy took second and Gary Naylor third in the tournament, which was moved indoors clus to inclement weather. Wilbur Zeigler, commander of the AJgoua V.F.W. post, awarded medals to the top three following completion of the tourney. Lamb and Hardy were taken to Boone by Mr and Mrs Ed Wolf and Mr and Mrs Jim Kelley Sunday where they competed in the .sixth district finals. Lamb was defeated in the first round by Bruce Schorl of Fort Dodge, and Hardy, who received a bye in the first round, was sidelined by Wayne Higgins of Jefferson. Lamb and Hardy each received prizes for their appearance at Boone. The local tourney, scheduled to become an annual affair, was in charge of Curtis Muth and Everett Barr, Arthur Riley Of LuVerne Burial Monday LuVerne — Arthur Riley, retired grain buyer, died early Saturday morning at Lutheran hospital in 'Fort Dodge, where he had been admitted as a patient late Friday. Mr Riley had been a patient at the hospital earlier this spring and had been in poor health for the past few months. He was 60 years of age. Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon, May 7, in the Evangelical United Brethren church here, with the Rev. J. Paul Stevens officiating. The Blake funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Burial was in the LuVerne cemetery, with military rites at the graveside. Mr Riiey is survived by one daughter, Mrs James Doaks, and one granddaughter, Nita Sue Doaks, of LuVerne. Three sisters also survive. They are Mrs Judd Berryhill, Hum- bolclt, Mrs Birdie Traylor and Mrs Charity Joints, both of Waterloo. He was preceded in death by his wife, who died Feb. 7 of this year, his parents, two brothers and one sister. Laboratory magic will crackle right off the screen when the new film "Facts of Faith" is shown ul the First Baptist church, Harlan and McGregor, Algona, Thursday, May 10th at 8 p.m. "Facts of Faith," produced by the Moody Institute of Science in Los Angeles, is the film version of "Sermons from Science." A science demonstration show, "Sermons from Science;" is pet formed by top scientists fror MIS for the armed forces, col leges, high school and oth.e groups. In the film, Dr. Irwin Moon shown above, allows a million volts of electricity to sizzle through his body and out his fin gertips making long streaks o high-voltage lightning. And he walks away alive. There are other exciting demonstrations in "Facts of Faith.' Dr. Moon fries an egg on a cole stove, breathes in a lungful oi deliuin which changes his voice, Tloats metal rings in the air, Dreaks a drinking glass with a seam of sound, and captures the sound made by a piece of metal when a magnet is brought ne.ar. The public is invited. Julia Raney Is Wesley Queen Wesley — Julia Raney has been named a candidate for Miss North Iowa from the Wesley public school. She will be among 96 candidates at the North Iowa Band Festival m Mason City, June 12. She is th« only daughter of Dr. and Mrs H. II. Raney. She has played on the Weelay basketball tyiuu lour years, is a member of the mixed chorus, glee club and girls sextette. For 2 years she has played with the Wesley school band. Her chief hobby is swimming. Titonka Student Wins Scholarship Titonka — Allen Boyken, son of Mr und Mrs Edward Boyken, had the honor of being one of the 16 boys of tin- State of Iowa that won a $300 scholarship award given by the Register und Tribune of Des Moines. This scholarship cun be applied to any college in Iowa. It was given on points of courtesy, promptness, accuracy and scholastic standards in high school.. Allen, Mr and Mrs Boyken and Mr Thiesse, school principal, left Thursday and attended u banquet that evening at the Savery hotel held in the boys honor. The next-morning they were taken by the Des Moines Register through the plant and other interesting points of interest in Des Moines. Buys Algona Home Wesley — Mrs Bridget! Smith h;is purchased a home in Algona on Sample street and will move from the Leo Bleich home after school is out. Junior Group To See Veishea The newly organized Kossuth lounty Junior Leadership Group met Monday evening, April 30, t the Algona High School An- lex. Some 50 members took part n the activities planned to deve- pp community spirit, coopera- iye attitudes, worthwhile friend- hips and a better understanding f 4-H basic material. Jan Clark presided at the •neeting with Bob Chambers and Waxine Heldorfer acting as recording secretaries. Plans were made for , the group's trip to Veishea on May 12. Suggestions were given for the proposed 4-H welcoming signs to be placed on highways entering Kossuth County. Others assisting with t he- meeting were Kenneth Heldorfar, Gene and Marianne Nurre, Darlene Callies, Patricia O'Donnell, Don Froehlich, Mary Staudt, home economist and Robert. Johnson, extension youth assistant. The special topic for the evening centered around judging. Members received special tips on judging that they in turn can take back to their own clubs. Hepatitis Coses - Sw«a C<iy--Two new cases o hepatitis have be^rl reported here, fiarl Kvamsdale has been ill for several weeks, and little Craig Larson, son of Mr and Mrs Lowell Larson, is ill at his home Hepatitis is an infection of the liver. 110 Attend 5th F.F.A. Banquet With 110 past and present members and guests present'to applaud a lively and interesting orogram, the Algona chapter of future Farmers of America held its fifth annual banquet Monday evening at the high school annex. In a whirlwind demonstration of parliamentary procedure, given during the program, five FHA boys suddenly raised and passed a motion to "purchase" two park- ng meters, to be installed in 'ront of the Annex. Reason for :h'e "purchase" was to create a letter flow of traffic among the Joys who park their cars in the scnool area. The five were Hijr- old Bjustrom, chapter president, David Seller, Jerry Ferstl, Dennis Schoby and Robt. Von Bank. With Bjustrom presiding 'as oastmaster, the program included Grace by Gary Jennings, Wel- ome by Richard Olson, response )y Cecil Bjustrom, FFA aims By Dennis Schoby, and the FFA creed by Jim Moxley. The address was given by Stanley Hanna, Forest City, past state FFA president. Gary Bemau gave a public speaking demonstration, follovf- ed by a series of speaking demonstration, followed by a series of humorous skits. At present, the Algona FFA' chapter is at its highest in membership. G. W. Sefrit, high school vocational agriculture instructor, is advisor for the chapter. Industrial Greup To Elect May 10 Election of note more than nine directors for the recently organized Algona Industrial Development Corporation will be held Thursday evening, May 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Assembly Room at the Kossuth courthouse. A meeting was held Monday evening at which time a nominating committee was named with Brail Wright, chairman* and Dr. Harold W. Erickson, Gene Cook and Frank Moulton as other members. The elected directors will in turn select a president, vice president, secretary, and reasurer from among the members. Thus far, 51 shares of stock at ilOO a share, have been sold. The original program calls for ale of 100 shares, providing a working fund of $10,000 for the ndustrial development group. Robert LaBarre, chairman of he Chamber of Commerce in- lustrial promotion' committee, presided at the meeting. The first light house in this icmisphere was the Boston Light built in 1716. Rain First Six Days In May Rain was the major item of nterest in the weather news this week. Every one of the first days of the month proved to be wet. Temperatures were above the freezing mark with _the exception High of a 31 registered Friday, reading was a 61 Sunday. R .39 .39 .65 .25 .29 .11 Total rainfall, according to Weatherman Stu Albright at the airport, for the last 11 days was 3.31 inches. Date May 1 May 2 May 3 May 4 May 5 Hi .45 .55 -47 .53 .52 May 8 _ —.61 L 37 38 37 31 42 43 Attend Convention : Charles Fox and,Jim Shilling ton attended a' Barber's Coftven tionflast Suhday at the Martin Hotel at Sioux City. There wer about 200 present. To Donate Food Cart To Hospital The board of directors of St Ann Hospital Auxiliary voted to purchase an electrically heatec stainless steel food cart for the hospital at their May meeting held at the home of Mrs N. J Kelley. Funds derived from a rummage sale, last year's tag day, and membership dues make possible the purchase. The food cart will have both hot and a cold compartment, The heated section will accommodate twenty trays, while salads, desserts, and cold beverages will occupy the cold section. When informed of the boards' decision to present the hospital superintendent, said, "We are very grateful to the auxiliary for presenting such a practical jiece of equipment to St. Ann lospital. The patients are the ones who will truly appreciate he advantages of having meals ;erved from the new food cart." It is expected that delivery of he food cart will be made within a month. 3 County Stops By Goodwill Tour Whittemore, Algona and Wesley will be among the stops to be made next week by a Good- Will tour of Des Moines manufacturers and wholesalers. The group representing 100 Des Moines business firms will travel in a special train, making 40 tops in northern Iowa. The train will stop at Whittemore the morning of May 16 isomalic. America's stand out office typewriter '179 REG. PRICE $202.30 Built to make nil typing easier, faster, better. Instant-set margins are both visible and automatic. The nfcw, lighter touch and faster action make typing a joy. 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Margaret Fischer, Beverly Odin, Judy Davis, Darlene Denton, Lyman Hurlburt and Larry Mueller. Licenses To Wed Wedding licenses were issued here in the clerk of court's office to two couples during the past week. They svent to Juck W. Baker, Lumar, Colo, and Barbara Ann Meyer, LuVerne. May 4, and to Donald W. Albright, Fort Dodge, and Marlene K. Foster, Swea City, May 5. Edward Jenner, a British doctor, discovered the use of vaccination. SUPPER ClUB - OPEN DAILY AT 5 P.M. featuring PIZZA PIE "The Far Cry Has Been For Pizza Pie" (Cheese, Italian Sausage with Mushrooms) Now Serving At Supper Club - ALSO Choice Steaks Sea Foods Barbecue Ribs Barbecue Beef Barbecue Chicken Stop In At Sign of Flasher 1 Mile S. on Highway 169 - CHEF RHODENBAUGH don't forget MOTHER ON MAY 13 Bjustrom's Mother's Day Special! Chairs For The Price Of- WITH ANY ROCKER OR TV CHAIR AT OR MORE YOU GET TWO STEEL LAWN CHAIRS F-R-E-E! 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