The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 8, 1956 · Page 29
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 8, 1956
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6-AUjano (fa.) Uppsr Des Moinw Tuesday, May 8, 1956 Gail Johnson, Max Treat Wed At Swea City, 28th Swea CHy—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. Hummer performed the ceremony. Gary Gabel, soloist, snng 'Oh, Promise Me'. 'Because', and 'The 1 /oid's Prayer'. Kenneth Seylar was at the organ. The bride, who was given in marriage' by hor father, wore ;\ waltz-length gown of pale yellow taffeta. Fashioned with a bouffant skirt and scoop neckline, the dress featured lace applique. Her <)hapel veil was held with a flower bandeau and she wore yellow mitts lo match the gown. She carried a Colonial bouquet of yellow jonquils, white daisies a.nd 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 Jr> Johnson. The bridegroom's attendants were Gene Thompson of Swea City as best man and Gaxy Johnson, brother of th ebride, and Thomas Johnson, Round Lake, Minn., eousin of the bride. following the ceremony, a reception for 200 guests was held in the church social rooms. The decorations and the 3-ticred wedding cuke used as ttie table cen- .terpiece 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 ScDell Hammer were in charge of the gift table. Carmen Brandt presided over the guest book. Waitresses were Hita God- fredscn and Cheryle Twine. Members of Lydiu 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 Mainline 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, Cal*f. He will report for duty at Great Lakes base on May 9. Among several pro - nuptial courtesies for the bride were a miscellaneous shower at the Wm. Thompson home for friends from the church: a crystal shower at the Francis Torine home for Sweu City high school classmates and their mothers, and a miscellaneous shower given by nurses at Asbury hospital, Minneapolis. Crackling Magic Coming To First Baptist Church 2 Scholarships Awarded To Algona Girls 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 State College named to receive $148 scholarship aid from the Alumni Achievement Fund, awarded on the basis of high scholarship. Miss Goecke is now attending Iowa State. Kenneth Lamb Is Marble Champ Kenneth Lamb became Algona's marble champion during a rainy afternoon of shooting in the Kent Motor Company's warehouse Saturday. Steve Hardy took second and Gary Naylor third in the tournament, which was moved indoors due to inclement weather. Wilbur Zeigler, commander of the Algona V.F.W. post, awarded medals to the top three following completion of the tourney. Lamb and Hardy were taken to Boone by Mr and Mrs Ed Wolf und Mr and Mrs Jim Kelley Sunday where they competed in the sixth district finals. Lamb was defeated in the first round by Bruce Schort of Fort Dodge, and Hardy, who received a bye in the first round, was sidelined by Wayne Higgins of Jefferson. Lamb and Hardy each received prizes for their appearance at Boone. The local tourney, scheduled to become an annual affair, was in charge uf Curtis Muth and Everett Barr. Julia Raney Is Wesley Queen Weeley — r Julia Raney has been named a candidate for Miss North Iowa from the Wesley public school. She will be among 96 candidates at the North Iowa Band Festival in Muson City, June 12. She is th$ only daughter of Dr. and Mrs H. H. Raney. She his played on th*; We*!^ basketball team four years, is a member of the mixed chorus, glee club aaid girls sextette. For 2 years she hut played with the Wesley school band. Her chief hobby is swimming. County Safety Council Proposed A meeting was set lor 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. 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 Riley 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, Humboldt, Mrs Birdie Trnylor and Mrs Charity Joines, both of Waterloo. Pie 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 at 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 ,s c i e n c e demonstration show, "Sermons from Science" is performed by top scientists from MIS for the armed forces, colleges, high school and other groups. In the film, Dr. Trwin Moon, shown above, allows a million volts of electricity to sizzle through his body and out his fingertips making long streaks of high-voltage lightning. And he walks away alive. There are other exciting demonstrations in "Facts of Faith." Dr. Moon fries an egg on a cold stove, breathes in a lungful of helium which changes his voice, flouts metal rings in the air, breaks a drinking glass with a beam of sound, and captures the sound made by a piece of metal when a magnet is brought near. The public is invited. Hepatitis Cases Titonka Student Wins Scholarship Tilonka — Allen Boyken, son of Mr and Mrs Edward Boyken, had the honor of being one of the 16 boys of the State of Iowa that won a $300 scholarship award given by the Register and Tribune of Des Moines. This scholarship can 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 a 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 Bridgett Smith has purchased a home in Algonu on Sample street and will move frum the Leo Bleich home after school is out. Junior Group To See Veishea The newly organized Kossuth County Junior Leadership Group met Monday evening, April 30, at the Algona High School Annex. Some 50 members took part in the activities planned to develop community spirit, cooperative attitudes, worthwhile friendships and a better understanding of 4-H basic material. Jan Clark presided at the meeting with Bob Chambers and Maxine Heldorfer acting as recording secretaries. Plans were made for the group'* trifj 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 the meeting were Kenneth Heldorfer, 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. Baccalaureate, Seneca, May 13 Seneca — Baccalaureate Services will be held at The Senega school gymnasium Sunday evening, May 13 at 8 o'clock for the class of 10 seniors who will be graduated on Thursday evening. The guest speaker for the Baccalaureate will be the Rev. Harlan Berkhus, local Lutheran pastor and the commencement speaker Thursday evening will be Sidney Rand, president of Waldorf College. The Rev. Hammer of Swea City will give the Invocation at both services. The class motto is "What We Are To Be, We Are Now Becoming." The class flower is the White Carnation and their colors are royal blue and white. The members of the senior class include Marian Beaver, Sharon Klein, Jeanne England, Kathryn Johanne-sen, Margaret Fischer. Beverly Odin, Judy Davis, Darlene Denton, Lymait 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 went to Jack W. Baker, Lamar, Colo, and Barbara Ann Meyer, LuVerne, May 4, and to Donald W. Albright, Foit 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 Barbecge Beef Barbecue Chicken Stop In At Sign of Flasher 1 Mile S. on Highway 169 - CHIP iHODENBAUGH City— Twer, new cases of hepatitis have been reported here. Earl 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 nn 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 program, 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 parking meters, to be installed in front of the Annex. Reason for the "purchase" was to create a better flow of traffic among the boys who park their cars in the scnool area. The five were H$r- old Bjustrom, chapter president, David Seller, Jerry Ferstl, Dennis Schoby and Robt. Von Bank. With Bjustrom presiding 'as toastmaster, the program included Grace by Gary Jennings, Welcome by Richard Olson, response by 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 Bernau gave a public speaking demonstration, follovl- 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. The first light house in this hemisphere was the Boston Light built in 1716. Industrial Group 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, Gone Cook and Frank Moulton as other members. The elected directors will in turn select a president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer from among the members. Thus far, 51 shares of stock at $100 a share, have been sold. The original program calls for sale of 100 shares, providing a working fund of $10,000 for the industrial development group. Robert LaBarre, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce industrial promotion committee, presided at the meeting. Rain First Six Days In May Rain was the major item of interest 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 of a 31 registered Friday. High reading was a 61 Sunday. Dale Hi L R May 1 45 37 .39 May 2 55 38 .39 May 3 47 37 .05 May 4 53 31 .25 May 5 52 42 .29 May 6 61 43 .11 Total rainfall, according to Weatherman Stu Albright at the airport, for the last 11 days was 3.31 inches. Attend Convention Charles Fox and Jim Shillington attended a Barber's Convention -'last Sunday at the Martin Hotel at Sioux City. There were about 200 present. "• To Donate Food Cart To Hospital The board of directors of St. Ann Hospital Auxiliary voted to purchase an electrically heated 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 clues make possible the purchase. The food cart will have both a 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 piece of equipment to St. Ann hospital. The patients are the ones who will truly appreciate the advantages of having meals served from the new food cart." It is expected that delivery of the 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 trave' in a special train, making 40 stops in northern Iowa. The train will stop at Whittemore the morning of May 16 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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