The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 22, 1956 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 22, 1956
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2-Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, May 22, 1956 Homemakers Mei The Crc-seo-Rivenlale Homemakers club met Wednesdax afternoon with Mrs Paul McNeil). There was an election of officers. Mrs McNeil! was elected president and Mrs Leslie \Vildm vice president. Mrs William Runchcy gaVe a talk. Birthday Dinner Mr and Mrs D. 11. Hall gave a dinner party Friday evening honoring the birthday of Maxine Sweet. Guests were Dr. and Mrs N. F. Chapman. Mr and Mrs Dwiiine Lighter and Wally Hill. The evening was spent socially. Mother's Tea The Irvington Ideals 4-H club mdt Saturday at Karen and Darlcne Seller's for their Mother's Day tea, with 19 members, two leaders and nine mothers lire- sent. Each girl made a corsage for her. mother. There were talks by Bobby Bristow, Mary Alice Klein and Mary Ann Erpeiding, a demonstration by Connie and Mary Janice Arndorler, and picture studies by Bonnie Froehlich and Carol Friders. Special entertainment followed the meeting. Mother-Daughter Banquet The Royal Neighbors Mother and Daughter banquet was held Wednesday evening at Van's cafe. The tables were decorated with artificial pink carnations as favors, bouquet of spring flowers and Mother and Daughter accessories, shoes, gloves, hats and handbags. Bernatis Lynk was toast-mistress and those on the program were Mary Hardgrove, Bernadine Allen, Mrs Eleanor Johnson, district deputy of Sioux Rapids, livelyn Cady, and brief remarks by Atha Hardgrove. oracle, and Nellie Van Allen. Prizes were given for the oldest and youngest mothers present, Myra Ostrum for the oldest and Janice Allen and Florine Brown tying for prizes. Mrs Ostrum and Mrs Brown were given rocking chair planters and vine and Mrs Allen received a bouquet. Door prize was won by Rosetta Johannsen. Birthday Honors Mrs Ellen Bjustrom observed a birthday anniversary last week Sunday and was honored by a dinner given at LuVerne by Mr and Mrs Clifford Bjustrom. Other guests were Mr and Mrs Cecil Bjujstrom of Whittemore, Mr and Mrs Quentin Bjustrom of Burt, Mr and Mrs Don Bjustrom of Fort Dodge, Milan Bjustrom and Mr and Mrs Roy Bjustrom. Marilyn Dau, 4 Mrs William Dau Jr., gave a party Friday afternoon, May 11, in honor of the fourth birthday of her daughter Marilyn. Guests were Maureen and Mary Helen Bestenlehner, Sharie Gilmore, Patty Fraser, Sarah and Debbie Huber, the honoree's brother Billy and grandmother, Mrs Mildred Fraser. Outdoor games were played and lunch was served. Big Six Met Mrs Ed Blumer entertained the members of the "Big Six" birthday club Saturday afternoon. Bridge Get-Together Mrs James Kolp. Jr. was hostess to the members of her bridge club Thursday evening. High and second high score prizes were won by Mr.s Clayton Piltman and Mrs Richard Burt. Mrs Ed Sindelar was a guest. New Son Mr and Mrs Glenn Hike are parents of a son born May 1. He lias been named David Edward. A shower was given for the little fellow Tuesday evening at which the- guests were the grandmother, Mrs Augusta Bietz, brother-in- law and sister, .Mr and Mrs Maurice Kruckenberg, Mrs Joe Fosnaugh and daughter, Mr and Mrs Robert Schaffer and family. Mr and Mrs Hugh Carroll, Mrs Raymond Hansen and son. Mr and Mrs James Norris, Sam Bietz and Mr and Mrs Fred Bielz, \ Around \ * [ Algona Mr and Mrs Kenneth Renken and Larry and Lisa spent the weekend at LeMars with their respective parents, Mr and Mrs C. H. Renken and Mr and Mrs H. W. Pagler. —o—• A leader's day camp session for adults in Girl Scouting will be held Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Call State Park. Attending this camp can count as credit toward the leadership training certificate. Especially invited are adults who plan to help with the Girl Scout and Brownie day camp to be held June 12 through 14. The camp committee consists of Mrs Helen Mikes, Mrs Robert LaBarre, Mrs Opal Ankenbauer, Mrs N. J. Kelley and Mrs Gcraldine McKean. —o— Mr and Mrs Henry Wegener are expected to arrive today, (Tuesday) from their home in Tacoma, Wash, for a short visit with Mr Wegener's brother. Fred Wegener and his sister, Mrs W. J. Sigslx'e, and other Kossuth relatives. The last party of the season for the Eighth. Grader's Dance- Club was held Friday evening from 7:30 untij 10:30 at the country club. The Combeaux, dance orchestra composed of high school students, furnished the music and Darlene Skogstrom and Dean Hendrickson sang with the band. Mrs Delia Moxley, Mrs Helen Chicquet, Chet Cook and Bud Anderson, who have given much lime and effort to the club, we it 1 presented with gifts in token of appreciation. , Parents chaperoned. , r -\ Mrs John Dreesman was host- to the members of her hobby .... See it here—NOW! NEW KIND OF POWER MOWER "VACUUM CLEANS" LAWNS .IF . 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Mrs Al Agena and Mrs William Steele entertained a largo group of ladies at a morning coffee today, (Tuesday) at the shelter house of Call Stale Park. Mr and Mrs Allan Buchanan went to Atlantic for the weekend with Mrs Buchanan's parents, Mr and Mrs Karl Wiuff. Monday they went to Council Bluffs to attend an abstractor's meeting and they plan to return home today, (Tuesday). Bill Sharp arrived home by air ambulance Friday from Iowa City where he had surgery a week before. Mrs Sharp drove home in the family car earlier Friday. ___Q , Mr and Mrs H. R. Cowan observed their fiftieth wedding an- niveisary Friday. Because of the ill health of Mr Cowan the day was spent quietly with only the three sons, Haroicl, Kenneth and Dick and their families calling. •—o—• The annual Daily Vacation Bible School of the Presbyterian church begins Monday, May 28, and will be in session through June 9. There will be classes for youngsters 3 years old through those entering seventh grade and they will meet mornings only. .._o— Three Brownie troops met lo- gcther Monday afternoon at the fairgrounds for their annual picnic. A dance was learned in preparation for the bonfire at Day Camp. Leaders are Mrs Earl B. Miller, Mrs Leo Gardner, Mrs Dick Post, Mrs E. G. Roepke, Mrs Harlan Sigsbee and Mrs John Deim. The girls have completed their third year as Brownies and last Wednesday nrght received their fly-up wings, graduating to the Girl Scouts. The Exectutive Board of the W.S.C.S. of the Methodist church meets Thursday at the church. The Men's Club of the Presbyterian Church enjoyed a breakfast meeting Sunday mrJrning at 7:30 at the Call State Park. -—o— Bel Canto music club •will hold its last meeting of the season Wednesday afternoon at the Johnson House. A dessert luncheon will be served. The committee in charge consists of Mrs asey Loss, Mrs Glenn Graham, Mrs C. C. Shierk and Mrs Nat Bangs. Committee reports will given and there will be a hash session. Commencement Held At Wesley Wed., May 16 Wsley—Commencement exercises were held in the public school auditorium Wednesday evening, May 10. Joan Krieps played the processional; Supt. Charles Mullin presented the Class of 195G. The girls sextet sang; and Ida Mae Kutchara gave the Class History. Marya Lou Nygaard was valedictorian. Judy Pfeffer played a trumpet solo. The commencement address was given by Allen Whitfield of Des Moines. Maurice DeBoer, president of the school board, presented the diplomas to 13 seniors. Kermit Studer was class president, Craig Loebig. vice president, Paul Flaherty, secretary, and Mrs Helen Kleinpeter. sponsor. The citizenship medal and certificate which is given by the Iowa State Bar Association was presented to Charlotte Wise by Mr Mullin. Mr Mullin presented eighth grade diplomas to Bill Haiter- man, Gloria Green, Andrew Huff, Donald Olson, Melissa Nygaard, Eldon Penning, Patricia Wilson, Charles Heinan, Ruth Wise and Jim Price. A school picnic Friday closed the school year. Farewell Parly The 8th grade pupils of St. Joseph's Parochial school were given a surprise farewell party by the seventh grade pupils at the school Wednesday afternoon. The annual school picnic was held* on the school grounds Thursday, May 17, and school closed Friday for the summer vacation. C. D. A. To Meet Th*e C. D. A. will meet Thursday, May 24. Servers are to be Genevieve Goctx, Josie Lickteig, Mauri Studer, Mary Osterreicher. Rose Lickteig and Minnie Studer. Entertainers are to be Rita Ricke. Miirg Joyce Haverly, Imogene Studer, Matilda Mat:', and Kathryn Seller. The Catholic Missionary Society will meet Wednesday afternoon, May 23. Ed Hildman spent last week at St. Paul visiting their daughter, Mrs Herman Lyons and family, and fishing. Mr and Mrs Clair Robinson of Des Moines attended graduation exercises here Wednesday evening, ..Their son, Dick, was a r of the class. Mr and Mrs Ed Ricke and family spent Mother's Day with Mrs Ricke's parents, Mr and Mrs August Vaughn of O|den. Mr- Gayle Studer entertained hrr contract bridge club Tuesday evening. May 15. Mrs Don Kraus won high score prize and Mrs Dwii'.ht Bruns. low score prize. Mrs H. E. Newbrough will have the next party. Mrs Charles Price was honored at a birthday party Monday, May 14. in the Oliver Young home. Guests were the Mesdames Harold Price, Paul Erdman, Carl Johnson. Clarence Ward, Bettie Wester. Charles Price and Oliver Young. Alan Jordan left Sunday, May 20, for Barron, Wis. to spend two weeks with his uncle, Karl Wester and family. Vincent Richtsmeier. son of Mr and Mrs A. N. Richtsmeier, left Tuesday for Minneapolis where May 16 he began work at the Northwest National Bank. Vincent is a graduate of Dowling high school in Des Moines, attended Hamilton's Business College in Mason City. He was released from the Navy March 5. He had served as disbursing clerk aboard the U.S.S. Destroyer Urban. A group of men cleaned and repaired the swimming pool Tuesday evening. Billy Loebig will be life guard and Rosella Neuroth custodian. Dr. and Mrs Paul Warner and children were Mother's Day guests of Mrs Warner's parents. Mr and Mrs Wm. Wall of Corn- fry. Minn. The Tuesday Club met with Jean Kraus Tuesday, May 15. Pauline Pfeffer showed films on safety in the home. Jean Kraus had the surprise number, a contest about song titles. Guests were Mesdames Percy Carlson, Paul Warner and Carson Simpson. A picnic breakfast was planned for June 19 in the city park. Oilie and Angeline Foertsch attended the funeral of Ted Uhlenhake at Ossian Wednesday, May 16. Almost Time To Cut Weeds . Weeds arc news this time of year . The Upper Des Moines carries an official notice of noxious weed destruction today, which was issued by the county board of supervisors As in the past, any owner or person in possession or control of any land in the county is liable for weed control, and if the job is not done by the individual, the county will see that the work is done and the cost of the job assessed against the real estate. Want Ads Pay Dividend! STARTING TOMORROW men's short-sleeve SPORT SHIRTS GREATEST VALUES IN YEARS B^^jjHglSj QUALITY FABRICS! MACHINE WASHABLE! Cotton leno open-weaves in white and colors. Beautiful all-viscose linen weaves in solid colors. Cool skipdents in colorful all-over prints. Favorite linenes in all-over patterns, chest stripes and front panel effects. Pastels, vivid tones, whites. Small, medium and large sizes. SCA Graduates Hear Fr. Kelm Deliver Talk Commencement exercises for the Class of 1956 of St. Cecelia Academy were held Sunday, May 20, at 7:45 p.m. in St. Cecelia church. Rev. Leo Kojm, former assistant here, now at Corpus Christi, Fort Dodge, delivered the commencement address. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. P. P. Gearen, pastor of St. Cecelia's, presented awards to graduates meriting them and conferred diplomas on 22 seniors, nine boys and 13 girls. Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament with the Rev. Harold V. Cooper, assistant at St. Cecelia's, as celebrant, completed the exercises. The American Citizenship Award, presented by the Iowa' State Bar Association and the Iowa State Bar Foundation was given to Ernest Zaugg. Jeanette McCarthy received'the Business and Professional Women's Club award. A $500 nursing scholarship, offered by the St. Ann Hospital Auxiliary, was awarded to Sheila McEvoy. Jeanette McCarthy and Josephine Platt received the scholarship awards for having the highest average for four years of high school. A certificate for completion of the cello course in music was presented to Josephine Platt. 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