The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 10, 1950 · Page 13
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 10, 1950
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Ledyard Guild Gets A Letter From Bolivia Ledywd-~ Ott Thursday afternoon the E. & R. Guild met at the church, with Mrs. Ed Knoner Mrs Roy Valvick, Mrs. Jasper Smidt and Mrs. Aubrey Waterhouse as hostesses. Mrs. Fred Selberg Was program chairman. Birthday hymns were sung for Mrs. Alfred Lloyd and Mrs. Ed Junkermeier. Devotions were led by Rev. Gilbert Beenken. A teachers chorus sang "Out of the Ivory Palaces." Those in the chorus were Mrs. Kenneth Busch, Mrs. Art Runksmeier, Mrs. Orville Runksmeier, Mrs. Alfred Lloyd, Mrs. Alfred Kra- mersmeier, Mrs. Orville Brand and Mrs. Fred Plaeger. They were accompanied by Mrs. Ed Knoner. Mrs. Edward Nuss read an interesting letter from -Lillian Kvamsdale, who went in November to LaPaz, Bolivia, South America, and then her sister-in- laxv, Mrs. Earl Kvamsdale, showed very lovely and interesting pictures which Lillian has taken since she arrived there. Lillian's many friends will regret to learn that she has been in the hospital the past week following an operation. A delicious lunch was served by the hostesses. Visit In Rocheiter Mrs. Louisa Herzog and Raymond and Harold and Roy Herzog went to Rochester last Thursday and called on a relative at the Colonial hospital. Pallor, Wife Visit Rev. and Mrs. Gilbert Beenken and son of Ideal, S. D., have been visiting this past \freek at the parental Warner Beenken home. Rev. Beenken is pastor of a fine new church at Ideal. Besides another charge, he has recently been serving an Indian church about 20 miles from Ideal. HI Wilh Pneumonia Mrs. Wm. Fennema and daughter Sandra have been ill the past week with virus pneumonia. Mrs. Paul Wilson substituted for Mrs. Fennema in junior high. Visitor From Boston Othal Curtis of Boston, Mass., visited relatives and friends here on Tuesday. He is the spn of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Curtis, all former residents of Ledyard. Othal has been in the army since the beginning of the war and plans to continue in the service. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Curtis, live now in Hyannis, Mass. A 7-lb. Son Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Reynolds are the parents of a baby boy, born Monday night, Jan. 2 t at tne HnjjLJrsnilly.hospitalJtt-Elfc thervlllme'weighed ' lb»-. 10 oz. Mrs, ' A. A. Luther went to Scarvitle last Friday to attend a funeral. Mrs. Earl Stanton of Dover, Minn., has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Alice Garry, the past week. The three small daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Keefe have been sick with pneumonia. On Wednesday afternoon, the Neighborhood birthday club met at the home of Mrs. Charles Bashara, honoring the birthdays of Mrs. Bashara and Mrs. Edward Halvorson. The afternoon was spent socially. Mr. and Mrs. Karl Jenks of Fairmont, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Laughing Around the World WithlRVlN-S. COBfi The Instantaneous Diagnosis By »VIN S. OOBB traveling man had occasion to pass through the colored compartment of the train on his way to .the baggage car, where he wished to open one of his trunk*. He took note of a l , coal black erson who slept audibly, with Ws lolled back against the scat, Ms '.outh agape and his tongue hanging down on his chest. When he returned from the baggage car he held in his hand a five ;ain quinine capsule, with its top removed. Along the furry surface f that pendant tongue he gently sifted the crystals of quinine. Presently a fly lit on the nose of the slumbering one, and he sucked c tongue hack inside of his mouth. Instantly he was wide awake. He ,.at violently, then arose with a look of deep concern on his face and eaded for the back platform. At the door, he encountered the traveling man. "Mister," he de- landed anxiously, dues you know ef dey's a doctor on dis yere train? "Who needs a doctor?" countered the white man. "I does, that's who." "Are you sick?" „ . _ , "I shore is. And whut's more I knows whut ally me, and I know* " needs to git to a doctor right away. Boss, my gall's busted! (American New» Features tnc.) Larson of Armstrong, Mrs. Darlene Thielon and baby of San Francisco, Calif., spent last Sunday with Mrs. Blanche Jenks and Mrs. Laura Niester. This made five generations present. Rev. and Mrs. Neal Johnson and Judith and Mrs. Wm. Evans of Scafville were dinner guests last Monday evening at the A. A. Luther home. £ Jean Kramersmeier, 7-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Kramersmeier, had her tonsils removed Wednesday at the Buffalo Center hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Busch went to Waterloo over New Years to visit Mrs. Busch's sister, Mr. and Mrs. George Loonan. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Pingel have added a new enclosed porch to their farm home. ,. Miss Ramona Sclberg, who 1 works at the Bell Telephone office in Algona, was home over New Years. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Work entertained the Grant township high school boys and girls at a New Years eve party. The young people enjoyed a lovely evening in their home. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Shipler of Burt were guests at the R.. E. Ridge home last Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Shipler formerly lived four miles west of Ledyard, later moving to Springville. Mo. They purchased a farm near Swea City and will move there March 1. Judith Roseboro spent her vacation at WaUingford at the Gerald Bpnstead home. . »m*fc l »«ftd v M<rs.- Anton- Bohstead of GraetUnger, Mr. and Mrs. .Gerald Bonstead and family and Avery of WaUingford spent New Years day at the Clayton Roseboro home. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Zielske went to Rochester last week, Sun- | day, to visit their son Elmer Zielske, who was operated on, on Saturday. UnionM&D Club To Hold Annual Dinner Union — The January meeting of the Mothers and Daughters club will be tht, annual family pot luck dinner to be held Thursday, Jan. 12, at the L. Gisch home. Members and their families are asked to bring the customary covered dish, dishes and silver ware. Dinner will be at one o'clock, after which there will be a program of music and talks, Louis Nitchals will be principal speaker. Menu committee consists of Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Joe Pete Arend, Lichter and Mr. Mr. and and Mrs. Floyd Bacon. Good Hope Society Twenty-seven members and two guests, Mrs. Dale and Harry Yungeberg, were, present at the Good Hope Women's Society meeting, held at the Mark Elmore dred Boeckholt and Mrs. Edna Broesder were assistant hostesses. Three new members joined the society, Mrs. Arlene Kohlwes, Mrs. Vern Hasty and Mrs. Claude Seely. Cards signed by all present were sent to Mrs. Wm. Rath ahd Mrs. Henry Dearchs, who are ill. James Dodds Hosts Mr. ahd Mrs. James Dodds entertained Friday evening at dinner in hbnbr of his sister Evelyn, who is spending a week's vacation at home from her work with Westerh Union in Detroit. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Alt and Mr. and Mrs. Seely and Claudette. Melvin Claude Annual Meeting, Swea Lutherans Swea City — The annual meeting of the Immahuel Lutheran church was held Tuesday evening, Jan. 3, with a good attendance in spite of the cold weather. The financial secretary, Morris Johnson, reported * total income of $14,869; the treasurer's report, read by Richard M. Anderson, showed an expenditure of $14,318.83, leaving a balance of $629.87. There is now $31,000 in the building fund. Pastor Youngquist gave his annual report which showed 22 confirmed members during the year, 14 transfers and 3 deaths. The net gain was 5 communicant members and 10 Children. The membership now numbers 433, communicants and 167 children, a total of 600 members. Some of the outstanding events of the year were the commissioning services for Lillian Kvamsdale and Melba KetteWori as missionaries to Bolivia; the observance of the 20th anniversary, last Feb., and the mother-aaughter and father-son banquets. A committee was elected to make plans for the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Lutheran church work in this community. The committee members are Robert Bexell, Mrs. O. L. Thoreson. Mrs. A. B. Tweeten, Roal Roalson, P. A. Holcomb, Mrs. Oscar Linde and David Ander son. The dsAe of the anniversary observance will be in July or August. Deacons elected for-1950 were C. J. Applequist, L. C. Knutsen, Merton Roalson, and Ted Wallentine. Trustees were elected as follows: Martin Dahl, Orville Thoreson, E. J. Heidenwith; Auditing committee, Leonard Applequist, Elvin Swanson, Wayne Thompson; Delegate to district meeting, George Nyman; alternate, Andrew Pearson; Head Usher, Albert Swanson, Reuben Holcomb, arsistant. home last Wednesday. Mrs. Mil- Organist, Lorraine Youngquist; 4 Corners Club Meeting Slated For January 12 Four Cornets — The Four Corners Mothers and Daughters club Will hold its January meeting With Mrs. Irene Bjustrom. Mrs. Grace Bjustrom will assist. Opening song, "Sweet Hour of Prayer," reu call. "Some Pet." Short play of songs are to be given by Gladys Eisenbarth, Bernice Shaw, Rose Sabin, Evelyn Alexander and Thelma Ratnus. This meeting, due to an error, was scheduled in the year books for Jan. 5, but will be held, instead, on Jan. 12. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Gappa and daughter Mary Jo and John Gappa recently spent a few days with Mrs. Gappa's parents, the Edward Rich s. The Cecil Bjustroms spent Thursday evening at the Otto Harlans. The Harlans spent the day Thursday with the Edmund Larsons, near Burt. Pfc. John E. Rich and Pfc. Loren R. Frank of near Canton, Ohio, left by car Wednesday morning for Ft. Warren, Wyo., after a Christmas furlough, spent with relatives. Loren arrived at the Rich home Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. W. Ray Smith and Walter spent New Years day with the Don Buffingtons at Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Smith and Mr. and Mrs, Homer Dodds spent Thursday at the Farm Bureau office in Algona, making out the year books for the Union township Farm Bureau for the coming year. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Ramus and family moved with their trailer house back to Eagle Grove, Thursday. They have, li>een at the Leo Ramus farm' iince before Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. William Lamuth and Gary and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Platt and Linda, Eddie, Rich; Mary Platt and Charles Elmore surprised Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rich on their . anniversary last Tuesday evening. Guests furnished lunch, and "500" furnished entertainment. Mr. and Mrs. John Rich drove to Minneapolis last week and music committee, Januaryto June, Mrs. George Nyman, Mrs. Gregor Demi, Mrs. Archie Ditsworth, July to December, Mrs. Minnie Kylen, Mildred Thoreson; Young People's choir director, A. M. Youngquist. Nominating committee, Pearl Dahi; Earl Kvamsdale, Mrs. Harvey C. Larsen, Rudolph Peterson, Marvin Uhr, Wallace Johnson; Lutheran Welfare Society representatives, Mrs. John E. Anderson and Mrs. Nada Pearson. ART METAL steel office furniture. The Algona Upper Des Molnoi is an authorised dealer for this outstanding line of office equipment Desks, files, safes, etc. In the MEW newspaper building. IF If 0 NEWS WE WAHT ITI The bird* aren't exactly chirping yet- but Spring U jutt around the corner! « Repair your tractor now-bef«r» the yearly Spring roth starts. • Oyr factory-trained mechanic* will put ypur tractor in tip-top §ha.oe for the important work ahead. WE USE ONLY 6MUINE JOHN DEERE PARTS IN OVERHAULING YOUR FARM IQUlRiyiINT Kossuth County Implement Store "Your John Deere Dealer" SAVE BY USING ONLY VARCON PRECISION PARTS FUEL PUMPS... engineered to original car manufac- 193 Hirers' specification!. Brand new .'• I FUEL FILTERS ... gasoline filter for all makes of cars. 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STEER1N< KNOB 65c "Hollywood" steering Wheel knobs in plastic, decorated with a special Choice of colors. gal. 69. VA1CON BATTERY CHARGERS.;; 4-2 Amp. home charger. A.C. Complete with cord and plug . IOWTJON POINTS... Ford A. Same as origina 1 equjpwwst. Welded construction. Heavy-duty. . . VARCON MAILERS . . . Ch*v. 37-39 construe- S*) «U0ifettei waste power and gas consumption 798 I M]l) t spent a few days with a sister of Mrs. Richs. Glen Sabin took care of the chores while they were gone. Mr. ,and Mrs. C. N. Robinson, the Keith Stephens family and Mildred Robinson were New Years dinner guests of the Earl Miller family, Algona. Tuesday, January 10, 1950 Algona Upper Des Moin«s-7 Nuptial Party, Grant School Ledyard — A shower was held for Miss Phyllis Geis, with 18 women as hostesses, at Grant school, Friday afternoon. A clever program was present* ed by Mrs. Ray Valvick, Mrs. Harold Mino, Mrs. Maurice Drew and Mrs. Mancil Hurlburt, including a mock wedding and musical numbers. The bride-to-be received many lovely and beautiful gifts, and a pink and white carried out in food and table decorations. Miss Geis will marry Eldon Link, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin lunch was served, with the colors Link, on Jan. 15. Let Us Do Your PHOTOGRAPHS Wow/ There is no Valentine Gift which could be more Charming Than Your PORTRAIT RUSSELL STUDIO Portrait Photographers a Cast State >: Phone 1045 Plenty of Wonderful Bargains COME IN NOW AND SAVE) HERE'S YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO BUY QUALITY WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S SHOES AT THE SEASON'S BIGGEST SAVINGS! Black Suede/ were 10.95 Pumps, were 10.95 Straps, were 10.95 Other Styles, were 9.95-Now $4.95 NOW $6 95 OAoton. Sizes 8V 2 to 12, were 5.95... 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