The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 5, 1956 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 5, 1956
Page 14
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As Algona Observed Memorial Day, May 30 . A combined color guard of American Legion And Veterans of Foreign Wars members led the Memorial Day parade, which was viewed by hundreds of spectators in parked cars lining the parade route from Legion Hall to Riverview cemetery. Immediately following the color guard was the Algona High School band in full regalia. Everett Baldus and Charles Devine were parade marshals. y* * A featured portion of the Memorial Day parade was given Oir«f to "Gold Star Mothers" (those having lost a son in a war), who rode in open convertibles on the parade route. One such car? pictured above, had as passengers Mrs Roy Bjustrom, Mrs John Kohlhaas, and Mrs Anna Madson. Dotty Grecnberg was the driver. 6-Aldona (la.) Upper 5es Meins* Tuesday, June $, t9S6 The Algona Bit'and Spur Club provided a colorful portion of the Memorial Day parade, with dozens of the club members carrying American flags atop their mounts, as pictured above. The parade destination was Riverview cemetery, where impressive ceremonies were held. At Riverview cemetery, ceremonies included invocation and benediction by Rev. O. Leonard Nelson, the Gettysburg Address by Richard Vipond, address by Truman Ramsdell, VFW district commander, firing squad, and the rendering of "Taps". The symbolic "Unknown Soldier's Grave" was covered with wreaths on behalf of various veterans organizations, as shown above. These ceremonies were attended by a record crowd. Free Swimming Opens Season At Wesley Wesley — The swimming pool opened Sunday, June 3, with free swimming for all. /Red Cross swimming lessons are to-, start the week of June 11. All local persons wishing lessons are asked "to register at the bath house, June 4 or 5. Bill Loebig will be life guard and swimming instructor. Rosella Neuroth will be custodian of the bath house. Rubbing Alcohol, Anyone • A "Spectacular" Softball game will be played on the local diamond Friday June 8, at 8 p.m.! when the "Nine Fat Lions" will play the Wesley high school lassies. -• This is a benefit game to help carry on the youth's summer program. Get your tickets early as this may be "Dads" last game. The Brownies met in the Studer hall Monday, May 28. They enjoyed a scavenger hunt and a picnic in the city park. Mrs Nyl« Newfy-ough. entertained her bridge cluti Monday, May 28. • Mr and Mrs Hubert Bowman of McClellan, Cal. arrived Thurs-. day for a visit at the parental Alfred Erdman home. They hatl visited his parents in Mississippi and her sister and family, the Gene Wolfs, at Ames. Mrs Wolf and two children came to Wesley with them for a visit. The Prairie Neighbors will meet with Mrs Lou Lickteig Thursday, evening, June 14. Joyce Hayden, county nurse from Algona, will give a health talk and show films. Mr and Mrs Eugene-Arnclorfer are proud parents of their first child, a baby boy, -born at St. Ann hospital, Algona, Friday, June 1. Mrs Arndorfer' is the Jornjer Ramona .Gray,- daughter of George Gray, of Corwith. Mr and Mrs Mike Arndorfer are the maternal grandparents. Mrs Leonard Arndorfer entertained the Noweego bridge club Thursday, May 31. Mrs J. M, Kunz was a guest. Mrs Ev Downs won high prize and Mrs Norbert Hilbert won low prize. Mrs L. L. Pfeffer will entertain the group Wednesday evening, June 13. The Hancock County Rural Women's chorus will sing over KGLO-TV, Mason City, Monday evening, June 18, at 5:30 p.m. Workmen started pouring cement last week on the construction of the 35 foot head hood atop the 125 foot grain stoi'age elevator. They work 24 hours a day. Mr and Mrs R. C. Bauer had as their Sunday. May 27, guests Mr and Mrs J. P. Uhlenhake, Don and Marjorie of Whittemore, Mr ALGONA REFRIGERATION b your franchisee! dealer for YORK Air Conditioning See Us Now On South Phillips ypo CAN •• SU5E....P fT$\\tstin^house A selection of txom 7 to 11 different comfort cones can be mad* by a single dial control on the new WESTINGHOUSE room air conditioner. The unit is styled in a smart neutral grey finish to blend with any decor in the home. Automatic thermostat, individually-adjusted draft grill* and d^iiMMSvf iiwajmlmed styling keynote the 1956 tin*. "Custom," "Pelu*e* and 'Special . , tut available with a five year guarantee at... BEECHER LANE APPLIANCES ACCOM From Algona Theater and Mrs Art Mulligan and chil-' dren of Bancroft and Mr and Mrs Will Hvubes and family of Wesley- . Mrs Leo Bleich, closed her school term at Earlham and spent last week in her home here, which was vacated by her sister-in-law, Mrs Bridgett Smith and family. /They moved into their newly-purchased house in Algona. Mr Bleich came over the weekend to spend the summer months herq with his wife. He is employed in fhe Botany Department of Iowa State College at Ames. Mr and Mrs Bleich win return to their work in the fall.' i Mrs Harold Weber and "son, Dohnie, accompanied her sister, Leona Seimer, of Algona, her brother Marvin, of Des Moines, and their mother, Mrs Louisa Seimer of Britt, to Dearborn, Mich. Saturday, May 26, where they spent a week with Mrs Seimer's sister. They returned home June 1. Guests, at the R. C. Bauer home several days over the May 27 weekend were Mr Bauer's brother, Calix Bauer of St. Cloud, Minn, and their sister, Mrs Clara Chriss of Albuquerque, New Mexico. They all visited the Grotto at West Bend Friday, May 25, and also visited Mr and Mrs Ralph Bauer and family at Whittemore. Mr and Mrs R. C. Bauer visited Mr and Mrs George Wellik and family at Britt Tuesday evening. Mrs Wellik. is the former Clara Lou Bauer. Ten men held a work meeting at the ball diamond Tuesday evening. They took down' the back stop and leveled the ground. Another session will be held soon to put up another backstop in preparation for the baseball season which will soon start. Three boys baseball teams are to be organized, one girls softball team and one men's softball team. Dennis Olson, vyho has been hired as coach and instructor in the public school has been hired to manage and coach the teams. He will move his family from Peterson, when living quarters can be found here. Mrs J. P. Hauptman accompanied her son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Virgil Kunkel of Bancroft to Grey Eagle, Minn, one day lust week where they visited Mr and Mrs Don Lickteig and family several days. Mrs Lickteig is the former Jane Hauptman and their children are Steve, "Chuck" and Gary. The American Legion Auxilary will meet Thursday evening, June 7. Mary Rockvvood and Viola Studer will be servers. The Catholic Missionary Society and the Catholic Daughters of America will meet Wednesday, June 6. A baby girl was born to Mr' and Mrs Dennis Vitxthum of Sheldon Saturday, May 26. Geo. Vitzthurns and Leo Goetz are the grandparents. The baby has been named Jean. They also have three sons. Mr and Mrs Robert Rock wood and Billy left last - week for Tucsmi, Ariz., to visit Mrs Rockvvood's sister, Mrs Dorothy Hast-Hon, and their brother, Jack McUille. John Phil Richter is spending a furlough from the marine base at Camp Pendleton, Cal. at his parental. Jack Richter home. Mrs Clair Robinson of Des Moines spent last week in their home here. Mr Robinson spent the weekend Here and took his wife home. Their son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Earl Robinson, who occupied the house, have moved to Britt. Earl commutes, to his work. Frank and Nell .Frimrnl went to Marengo Tuesday and Wednesday attended the funeral of a cousin, Henry Frimmi, at Norway. Mr and Mrs James Becker and their son-in-law and daughter were Sunday, May 27, guests At the Ray Becker home. Patty Goetz, daughter of Mr and Mrs Leo Goetz, went to Sheldon Sunday to help her sister, Mrs Dennis Vitzthum, care for her new baby, Denise Jean, and the rest of the family Grace Goetz, who had been at the Vitzthum home a week came.- home Sunday. Duane Cink, son of Mr and Mrs" >Ed>- Cink, left last A^eek with 7615r"ofh'er high schpol graduates from Woden for the Great Lakes naval training station. Mrs 'August Studer accompanied Mr and Mrs George Glawe, Elmer Glawe and their mother, Mrs Mary Glawe of Corwith" to Seymour, Wis. recently where they attended the funeral of the latter's brother, August Stritzel. Brian Carlson was honored on his first birthday Thursday, May 31. Mrs Lizzie Goetz had surgery at the Britt hospital Sunday, May 27. Memorial Day guests at the parental, Lawrence Koppen home were Mr and Mrs Irwin Wiltgen of Algona and Mr and Mrs Roland Schmidt and four children of Garner. Mr and Mrs John Lickteig left May 14 for Augusta, Maine, to visit (heir daughter, Carmel, now Mrs Dick Martin, and three sons. Enroute they visited another daughter, Shirley, now M r s Frank Hanley and her husband in Dubuque. In Chicago, Illinois they visited their son, Jerry Lickteig, and wife, who accompanied them to Augusta. Captain and Mrs Gordon Loebig and children of Mineral Wells, Tex. arrived over the weekend for a two week visit with her parents, Mr and MJ;> John Arndorfer, and other relatives at Algona and with Loebig and Lickteig relatives here. MJS Esther Skow of Boonc visited relatives and friends here several days last week. Father Zeno Reising of St. Mary's parish at Alton, spent several days recently at the home of his brother, Andrew Reising and family. Dick Loebig was awarded ;i Wolf badge at a recent meeting of the Cub Scouts. Donni • Price was awarded a Bear award and Jimmy Rogness a Woli award. Many County 4-H Members To Clear Lake Three days of .fun, new experiences--and relaxation will be enjoyed by 4-H boys and girls and their leaders of Kossuth County, who will be attending the district 4-H camp at Clear Lake, June 6-8. They will be part of a group of 558 4-H'ers from eleven counties in North Iowa who attend this annual event at the Methodist campgrounds on the south shore of Clear Lake. The 4-H campers will be Christine Schiltz and Beverly Diers, Bancroft Busy Bees; Margaret Nurre and Barbara De- Geeter, Blue & While; Marian Meyer and Virginia Fritz, Buffalo Boosters; Judy O'Brien and Lois Lichter, Burt Bine Birds? Theresa Thilges, Cresco Churns; Karen Madsen and Judy Pavik, Eagle-Ettes; Brenda Finnestad and Judy Voigt, Fenton Forwards: Karen Waterbury and Beverly Waterbury, Grant Go- Getters; Karen Wilhelmi • and Joyce Wilhelmi, Greenwood Girls; Judy Froehlich and Judy Frideres, Irvington Ideals; Lu- •cretia Clapper and Ilona Hertzke, Lakbta Luckies; Kay Gcitzen- nuer and Eileen Bin/.en, Lone Rock Lively Rockets; Joan Waldschmidt, Lotts Creek Lassies. Kathy Bockes and ' Annette Braynard, LuVerne Live Wires; Carol Chambers and Jean Ann Spangler. LuVerne Peppy Pals; Eileen Bode and Sara Clark, Plum Creek Elite; Delores Studer and Darlene Studer, Prairie Pals; Nancy Willfong and Alma Illg, Riverdale Rustlers I; Jeanne Reding and Phyllis Thilges, Riverdale Rustlers II; Sharon Dorsey and Marcia Hartshorn, Seneca Stars; Margaret Verbrugge and Sandra Beck, Swea City Sweethearts; Reta Walker and Betty Stenzel, Swea Sun-, beams; Mary Trunnelle and Catherine Girres, Wesley Wizards; Wayne Arndorfer and Dennis Schoby, Algona Club; Lowell Bilsborough, Buffalo Club; J. D. Andrews and Joe, Cunningham, Burt club, ' Billy Gies and Patty Roalson, Eagle club: Jack Munch and Norman Bellinger, Fenton club; Gayle Banwart and Marilyn Schmidt, Garfield club; Arnold Ramse, Grant club; Bill Wilhelmi and Ed Wilhelmi and Ed Dumstorff, greenwood club; Jim Winter, • Lakota club; Hillard Johnson, Lincoln club:' Francis Bjustrom and Alan Walker, Lotts Creek club; Curtis Will and Roger Will, LuVerne club; Roger Keith and Jim Kain, Plum Creek club; Leroy Drivis and Richard Trunkhill, Portland club; Jerry Grant and Bob Chambers, Prairie club. Anthony Schiltz and Melvm DeGeeter, Ramsey club; Donald Hilbert and Stanley Klein, St. Joe club; Robert Crouch and Lyman Hurlburt, Seneca club; Larry Torine and Billy Wiskus, Swea- Harrison club; Howard Thilges Union club; Leland Pearson and Daniel Skow, Wesley club; Tom O'Brien and Marvin Loebach, Whittemore club. The delegation will be accompanied by the foHowing 4-H leaders and county extension personnel—Lois Bentele, Wesley; Shirley Shipler, Algona; Leander Vaske, Bancroft; Lois Wingert, Buffalo Center; Ernest Heidecker, Lakota; Earl Crouch, Fenton; Dean L. Barnes, county extension . director; Mary K, Staudt, county extension home economist and Robert C. Johnson, county extension youth assistant. Activities during the three day camp include learning how to make leather belts, luster lace braiding and weaving, swimming, boating, games, outdoor cookery and entertaining and educational progi-ams. The activities will be organized for the campers for a part of each morning, afternoon and evening. E WOMEN! \ff^r^\^e. t r—f-i «»^ _ v | . 1 - M , .. then he ««ked me it he could take a small liberty, and when I Mid 'yes,' he tootra big bite out of my sandwich!" College Students Returning Home AtSwea-Eagle Swea & Eagle—Several young folks are returning to parental homes this week after finishing a year in college. Cheryle Torine to Francis Torine's, Rita Godfredson to Cecil Godfredson's, Betty Schwartz to Mrs Olga Schwartz. The girls were freshmen at Idwa State Teachers College, Cedar Falls; Carol Miller, daughter of Orville Miller's and Shirley Stenzel, daughter of Louis Stenzel's have completed freshman year at Waldorf College, - Forest City. Young men finishing freshmen year are Allen Peterson, son of Rudy Peterson's, at Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter Minn; Michael Dolan, son of Mrs James Dolan, and Ronald Peterson, son of Mr and Mrs Ai' Peterson. University of Iowa: Jim Gardner ,son of Clarence Gardners 'from Iowa State Teachers College. Mrs J. Arnold McCoy and her children, Gary, Tom, Kay, and David, of Racine, Wis. visited from Tuesday until Friday with 'riends and relatives at Waterloo and Clarksville. Gary and Tom left froni Waterloo for Ames to visit their grandparents, Mr and Mrs Floyd McCoy, and will come to Swea City next week. Mrs McCoy, Kay and David, came to Swea City Friday to spend a week at her parental home, Mr and Mrs Emil Larson, her sister, Mrs Francis Torine, and brother Lowell Larson. Waunita Guerdet, student nurse at Briarcliff college, Sioux City, spent last week at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Leo Guesdet. Mr and Mrs Roger Linde and sons, Ronald and Arnie, left Wednesday for fishing trip in Canada Mr and Mrs Henry McGregor, and their daughter, Mrs Ray Gardner, of Bancroft, and Mrs Eva Harner of Good Thunder, Minn, left last week Wednesday to visit George McGregor at the Veterans Hospital in Montana. Henry is a brother, and Mrs Harner, a sister of George. Mr and Mrs Joe Preston visited the first of week with her sister, Mrs Carrie Kline, of Carlisle, and a sister, Mrs Nina Trout who was a patient at a Des Moines hospital. Mr and Mrs Floyd Gabel and daughters of Canton, Mo. arc visiting at the home of his parents, Mr and Mrs Martin Gabel. William Barger recently purchased the Charles Blair property in the south part of Swea City. Mrs Frank Waid and baby daughter, Donna Rae, of Charles City, visited last week at the home of her sister, Mrs Glenn Clark, while Frank Waid, Win. Barger, and Glenn Clark spent a few days fishing in northern Minnesota. WE ARE PROUD TO INTRODUCE With RCA WHIRPOOL Air Conditioners Flight Named For Fischer M/Sgt. Donald J. Pedersen aivl T/Sgt. Fabian S. Senski of tin: U. S. Air Force Recruiting Station, SOI Snell Building, Fort Dodge, have announced that they will have a Captain Harold E. Fischer Flight composed of lowans, in honor of Captain Harold E. Fischer, double jet ace of the- Korean conflict, from Swc-a City. The Captain Harold E. Fischer Flight will be enlisted on June 15 and will fly to Parks Air Force Base, California when- they will receive their basu training. 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