The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 15, 1956 · Page 54
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 54

Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Tuesday, May 15, 1956
Page 54
Start Free Trial

Junior-Senior Prom Ail-Night At Livermore Livermore—The Junior - Senior banquet was held in the high school gym Saturday evening, May 5. The theme was garden of memories. The banquet was served by the mothers of the junior class at 6:30 p.m. At 9 p.m. there was a prom with Frank Jonas and his orchestra furnishing the music. At midnight the group went to Humboldt for a movie. They then returned and had a 4 a.m. breakfast. Pre-Nuplial Shower There was a miscellaneous shower in the Methodist church parlors Wednesday evening in honor of Linda Butler, who will soon be married. A program was given. An organ and accordion YOUR BEST BUY ! WORK SHOES 5.95 Seamtass uppers — cork toies — Goody*ar Weli — r«tan — treated to resist acid. DIAMOND'S duet was given by Mrs Rasmus Olson and Mrs Donna Leni, several readings were given by Mrs Donald Clark, a vocal solo by Carol Olson and readings by Mrs Genevieve Morse, an organ solo by Mrs Rasmus Olson. The bride-lo-be, who will marry Robert Bahr of Algona, opened her gifts on a table decorated with yellow rose's and white candles. She was assisted with opening her gifts by Mrs Charles Wood and Mrs Donna Lenz. Refreshments were served by the committee. The Intermediate Youth Fel* lowship of the Methodist Church enjoyed a picnic in the church parlors Sunday evening and later attended a show at Humboldt. Each member invited a guest. Mrs Alfred Smith entertained at a birthday party at her home Friday afternoon in honor of the first birthday of her daughter, Becky. Thos^ attending the party were Mrs Martin Thoden and Gale, Mrs AJvin Hansen and Donna, Mrs Karsten Kvitli and Bruce, Mrs Albert Bordweli and Karen, Mrs Clyde Smith, her two grandmothers, Mrs Johanna Smith and Mrs Howard McCrady and her great • grandmother, Mrs Lenora McCrady of Humboldt. About twenty friends and neighbors of Mrs Ernest Haack gathered at her home Friday afternoon to help Mrs Haack celebrate her birthday. The afternoon was spent visiting. Mrs Haack received gifts and silver from her friends. A luncheon brought by the guests was served. The same evening Mr and Mrs Allen Foth entertained Mr and Mrs Haack and Goraldine and Mr and Mrs Irwin Emrich and family of Ringsted at their homp in honor of the birthday of Mrs Haack. The following ladies went to the home of Mrs Genevieve Weydert Saturday afternoon to he'p Mrs Weydert celebrate her birthday: Mrs George ' Foth, Mrs Bess Devine, Mrs Mike Kisch, Mrs Richard Dunphy and Mary, Mrs Arnold Kellner, Mrs Howard fiormann of Algona, Mrs Joe Leftlsah, Mrs Richard Mcttenhft, Mfs Clyde Smith, Mrs Heftfy Monsoft and Mrs Henry Strunc and family of Bancroft. The afternoon was spent playing 500. Mrs Weydert was presented with gifts from her friends. A luncheon brought by the guests was served. Guests Monday at the home of Mrs Anna Welter were Mr and Mrs Donalds of California and Mrs C. N, Welter of Ottosen. Dr. and Mrs Rossing of Bode were Sunday dinner guests at the home of his son, Dr. and Mrs T. D. Rossing and family. Mf and Mrs Don Welch and fami}y, who have been visiting her mother, Mrs Gertrude Boyd have returned to their home in California. Mrs Welch has been caring for her mother for several weeks. Mrs Ralph Hollinger, Mrs Lawrence Frederick, Mrs Martin Miller, Mrs Edha Bowes, Mrs Bil' King, Mrs Edna Bowes and Mrs Harry Gfldlrk, members of the 20th Century Club, entertained the Equality Club members anr 1 Mrs Paul Wade of Bode, Mrs Burrell Smith, Mrs Charles Richard, Mrs Francis Murphy and Mrs Fred Hintz at a May Da> party in the dining room of the Lutheran Church Tuesday afternoon. Mrs Gale Berryhill entertain ed the Delta Dek Club members at her home Friday afternoon. Following ( a dessert luncheon auction bridge wrts the afternoon's entertainment. High prize went to Mrs Harry Zigrang, second high to Mrs Harry Clark and other prizes to Mrs Karl Baessler and Mrs Joe Sanders. Dr. and Mrs T, D. Rossing and family were Friday evening dinner guests at the home of his parents, Mr and Mrs Rossing at Bode and helped his father celebrate his, birthday. Mr and Mrs George Schaller and son of near LuVerne were Thursday evening visitors at the Ray Gales home. Mrs Gertrude Boyd is receiving a visit from her son-in-law Lu VERNE HIGH SCHOOL - CLASS OF 195$ victi VKf-s; — Picture.- by \VnlU Studio, IV.- PICTURES PRESENTED THROUGH COURTESY OF: LuVERNE CO-OPERATIVE ELEVATOR LuVerne, Iowa Mr Walsh of California. His wife and farnily have been her6 several weeks caring for Mrs Walsh's mother, Mrs Gertrude Boyd, who underwent surgery several weeks ago. They will return to their home next. week. Mr and Mrs Rudy Hildman of Wesley were Friday visitors at the home of her sister, Mrs Ray Gales and family. Mr and Mrs Howard Johnson and family of Ruthven were Sunday visitors at the home of her grandmother, Mrs Rose Smith. They were also at the home of his parents, Mr and Mrs Johnson at Bode and helped his mother eeler brate her birthday, Mr and Mrs John Erpelding and Mr and Mrs Joe Reding of Whittemore were Wednesday visitors at the Altman home. Mr and Mrs Walsh of California, who areJ visiting at the Mrs Gertrude Boyd home attended a Walsh family reunion Sunday in Fort Dodge. Mrs Elmer Gronbach was hostess to the Just For Fun Club members at her farm home Wednesday afternoon. A dessert luncheon was served after which auction bridge was the afternoon's entertainment. Invited quests were Mrs Norman Scott, Mrs Catherine Reed and Mrs Culvert Johnson. Dr. and Mrs George Gilbert of Cedar Rapids spent Wednesday with Mrs Gilbert's sister, Anna Altman, who underwent surgery at Mercy Hospital in Fort Dodge, Thursday. Her sister, Florence Altman of Outwood, Ky. came to visit her. Mrs Raymond Berte and chil dren visited friends in Algona Friday. Dinner guests Sunday at the Cletus Streit home in honor of the birthday of Joe Freilinger were Mrs Anna Berte and Agnes and Joe Freilinger. STRICTLY BUSINESS by Mefetttttt Tuesday, May 15, 1956 AI0ona (la.) Upper Des Moin«»-7 ' I AJAX INSURANCE. Co. "That's Argy'ic—sells marine insurance I" program of musical numbers and reading of poems was enjoyed. The senior girls are Linda Snr- rnsc'ii, Vera Hanselmnn, Myrna Norlhrop, Suzanne Urn per and Sandra McLaughlin. They ear-h received a Kifl from tht: club. Skip Day Friday was skip day for tlv: pupils of the first and second grades of the LuVerne School. The 32 first graders and 18 second graders, their teachers, Esther. Merkle and Mrs Harold Nielson. Jr., went to spend the day in Algona visiting various In- dustrie's. A sock picnic lunch wns enjoyed in the park at noon. Mrs T.,nrry Werner, son Pvt. I.ijirry Werner, stntionecl at Fort Leonard Wood. Mo. and daughter. Rosemary of DeGraff, Minn., came Friday 1o visit in the home :>! Iheir daughter and sister. Mrs Billy Hardcopf and Mr Hard- cop f. The United State?, this year, will consume over 25 billion pounds of meat. tior Hfeter so many... #>$t$ so little NO MOMEY As Little As $3.00 A Month North Centr Sf \£r\flf A fit Jtrl WlUC Last Rites For A. VI. Riley, 60, At LuVerne LuVerne — Funeral service? for Arthur W. Riley. 60, were held in the Evangelical United Brethren Church. 2 p.m. Monday. May 7, with Rev. J. Baul Stevens officiating. Casket bearers were Bertie C. Rainus. Harold Riley. P. D. Schichtl. Darreld Martin, Richard Riley and Ralph Lindhorst. Bur: ' 5 l was in LuVern? Cemetery with military graveside rites of he Ernest' Merkle Post 664. Arthur William, son of John md Ida Riley. was born at Dy•art. May 29, 1895. and died at a Fort Dodge hospital, May 5. Hs was a veteran of the World War I,- serving in Company E. 132nd Infantry, 33rd Division. He ••is with the army in France and 'lien in (he occupation army following the war, being one of the last to return. On April 26, 1921. he was- united in marriage to Glady? Sankey. To this union was born a daughter, Marjory. They lived at Richpoint for two years before moving to Irvington ir. IIS from where they went to Wesley and later back to Irvington. Since 1932 he has made his home in LuVerne. For 30 years Art was associated with the Kunn Grain Company. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs James Doaks; three sisters Mrs Charity Joines. Mrs Birdie Traylor, both of Waterloo, Mrs Jurid Berryhill of Humboldt, and one granddaughter, Nita Sue Dnaks, LuVerne. He was nreceded in death by his wife, Gladys, who died Feh 7, 19, r >:>, his parents, two brothers D,iup,las and Milford, and one <istcr, Mrs Elma Armstrong. Bible School Planned The Mi-thodu't and Evangel..-al United Brethren Churches art cooperating in a Union Daily V;ic"'inn Bible school to be hel'i in tlv east annex of the Lu- Verne Public School May 28 to Tune 2, (with the exception of Memorial Day.) Class sessions will begin each morning at 9 a.m. and continue until 3:30 p.m. All children from 4 years of age Up to, and including eighth grade will be welcome. "Missions" will be the theme of the school this year w.ih studs' based on American Indians. In each of the classes there will be Bible lessons, songs, handwork., stories, games and filmstrips. The classes and teachers in the school will be: Beginners-, (prc-school) Sonja Goetsch and Joyce Neal: primary (grades 1 and 2), Eleanor Marty, Janice Heine; Primary, (grades 3 and 4) Mrs James Mallory; Junior (grades 5 and 6). Rev. J. Paul Stevens; Intermediate (grades 7 and 8), Rev. Robert Kcssinger. Each pupil should bring pencil, paper, crayons, scissors, Bible, note book and sack lunch (if out of town). Plan now to attend New Arrivals Mr and Mrs William Guderian of San Diego. Calif., bocarne the parents of their first child, a BOH, Steven Merrill, weight 9 pounds. Wednesday, May 9. Mrs Guderian is the former Charlcnr Henry, rtrughter of Mr and Mrs Arthur Henry of Pocahontas. Mr and Mrs Henry Gu-lerian of Al- gqnn ; the paternal grandparents. Mr and Mrs George A .'Jiggles-on of Lv.Verne rre 1'. ^rest-grandparents: - i. • • Mr find Mrs Sylvester Brace .ire 1iio pr.ronts of n s-ev i pound, eleven and one-hall ourr son born Friday, May 11, at St Ann hospital, Algona. They have two other sons Kevin and Jason. Mrs Brace i* the lornn-: Charlene Rath, daughter of Wi'l- iam Rath and the late Mrs Rath of Algona. Tuesday Club Met The Tuesday club enjoyed a 1 o'clock luncheon at the Johnson House in Algona, May 8. This was the final meeting of the year as they recess during the summer months. Entertainment o.' the afternoon was a program. A piano solo by Mrs J. Paul Stevens. A skit entitled, "You must become glamorous to win a husband" was given by Mrs Fred Merkle and Mrs B. E. Martin. A history of the club was read b;-, Mrs Paul Blumer. A short Moth cr's Day story was rea.l by Mr Merkle.' Tea For Seniors A tea for the girls of ior class, who were the guests of the Progressive club, in the home of Mrs Bertie C Hainus after school. Pouring \va.s club president, Ksther Merkle. ;ind Mrs Glenmss Harper. A Try It For 14 Days FREE! You're invited to come into our store right away . . . take home a Foley Advanced-Design 18 or 20-inch Hotary Mower . . . try it on your lawn for 14 days . . . give it a real workout . , . see what a beautiful job it does . . . see how easy lawn mowing can be. You II agree the Foley is finest for your own lawn-if not. you get your oney back. You've nothing to lose . . . and easier, better lawn grooming to gain) POWER MOWER SEE FOR YOURSELF Ho* smooth and beautiful o cu* Ic; *n looks L«O> mulch e not-n» — endi rakmgl *quip- • Inmi right up lo U««>, f«nc»i. bor- den — with «>lh«i i>d« of mo»*r »fai> lo hondU — light, ironu«v»f obl« • Mulchei ci pp'Ofl 1 ' <51 ° hta)ihi«f lo»n NEW FOUY GRASS CATCHER 'CIEAN SWEEPS YOUR LAWN. 'h« Qpnonal oModimtnt cgtchci »ecdi crebgrgsi M»di. h«o<> giou. Kohl haas Hard ware Ed and Par Cullen TITONKA SENIOR CLASS OF 1956 riene.A&^lspuj Carol n& ki Boefcelman. Ebri&Hipp XicWwJ Vdu&a*. .:.' ••' 'i i iM :t. .,- ,* •';.r t — Pictures by WolU Studio.;, Des Moiut-s PRESENTED TO YOU THROUGH THE COURTESY Or: FARMERS ELEVATOR CO. * TITQNKA John Sioit Mgr. BARTIETT BROS. • TITONKA Turkey Hatchery WILLEMSSEN HARDWARE • TITONKA Plumbing and Healing 'a*,-

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free