The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 17, 1950 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 17, 1950
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*-Aln«nd Upper De* Mofne* Tuesday, January 17, 1950 LuVerne Cemetery Ass'n Annual Election, Jan. 12 LuVerne — The first meeting of the LuVerne Cemetery Association for the new year was held Thursday, Jan. 12, at the city hall, with Mrs. William Ramus, Mrs. Otto Ramus and Mrs. Fred Wolf as hostesses. The treasurer's annual report given by Mrs. Phil C. Lichty, disclosed a total of $1,043.21 having been handled by the association during the past year. This came principally from lot dues, interest on Perpetual Care bonds, the town of LuVerne, Sherman and LuVerne townships, donations, bake sales and special collections. Chief expenses were the salary of the caretaker and upkeep of the mower and other tools. A contribution was also made to the Memorial Gate. During 1949, 17 Perpetual Care amounts were received, totaling $370, of which the Cemetery Association receives only the interest. A recent restatement of lows Cemetery laws was received and read by the secretary, Mrs. Arthur Dimler. The substance is as follows: The continued failure to maintain or care for a cemetery lot for a period of ten years shall create and establish the presumption that same has been abandoned and thus subject to sale after due notification. Any city or town having a population of 5,000 or less shall levy a tax not to exceed two mills, which shall be used only for the care, preservation and adornment] of any cemetery owned or controlled by the city, town or by any private or incorporated cemetery, association, township, or other municipality, even though situated in an adjoining county. There was a good attendance at the meeting, and incumbant officers were re-elected, as follows: President, Mrs. Elsie Steussy; vice president, Mrs. Henry Pergande: secretary, Mrs. Arthur Dimler. The request of Mrs. Phil Lichty to be relieved of the treasurership was received with regret and this matter is to be taken care of at the February meeting. Kubly. Mrs. Lyle Sampson had charge of the games, and prizes were awarded Mrs. Raymond Harvey and Mrs. Curtis Morgan. They drew names for their new silent sisters. Refreshments were served. The next meeting will be at the new home of Mrs. Merle Eittreim, at Vincent, Tuesday, Feb. 14. Fourth Birthday Mrs. Robert Sanford entertained Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 10, in honor of the fourth birthday of her small daughter, Sheryl. Sheryl received many gifts. Attending were Sheryl's grandmother, Mrs. Guy Giddings; aunts, Mrs. Harold Wolf; sons, Richard and , Billy; Mrs. James Trauger, sons, Ronnie and Paul; neighbors, Mrs. Ray Agard and daughter, Linda, Mrs. Harold Trauger and sons, David, Dean and Daryl, Mrs. John Skogmo and daughters, Cassandra and Kristan, and Mrs. Stanley Genrich. Annual Church Meeting The annual congregational meeting of the LuVerne Presbyterian church was held at the church, Monday evening, Jan. 9, with a very good attendance. Their pastor, the Rev. A. R. Smith, moderator, presided at the business meeting. Election of church and Sunday school officers was held. Mrs. Curtis Morgan, church treasurer, Mqrie Hunt, Sunday school treasurer. Arthur Riley, whose term ex- E ired, was re-elected a trustee, unday school superintendent > Mini Lottla ,Muon, vwttk. Irvin Chapman, assistant; Ethel Byson, librarian, and Lois Hedrick, secretary. Honor 16 Birthdays The general meeting of the W. S. C. S. of the LuVerne Methodist church was held Wednesday, Jan. 11, with very good attendance and the general president, Mrs. George Wolf, presiding Devotions were led by Mrs. Earl Neal, and Mrs. John Voss Jr., had charge of the lesson. The honored guests at the meeting were the 16 members whose birthdays were in December and are in January and February They were seated at a special table, centered with a large birthday cake. Happy Birthday was sung. Hostesses for the meeting were Mesdames Phil Hood, Clifford C. Lichty, Lisle Holmes, Allen Brink, Burtis DeNio and Bertha Hunt. Neighbor! Club Elects The Friendly Neighbor club met Tuesday afternoon, Jan. y. at the home of Mrs. W. Raymond Legler, with President Mrs. Frances Krause presiding. Mrs. Clar- eni-e Helti was welcomed as a new member. Election of officers for the cumin f! ve:ir was held. They are, president, Mrs. Rayn.'ird Harvey; vice- president, Mrs. Uuane Anderson secretary. Mrs. W. Raymond Legler, and treasurer, Mrs. Kin Leave For Seattle Mr. and Mrs. Frank I. Chapman went to St. Paul, Minn., where, on Monday, Jan. 16, they left for a trip to Seattle, Wash. They will visit their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Chapman, and granddaughter, Valeria. The trip was a Christmas gift to Mr. and Mrs. Chapman from their son, Leo Chapman. LuVerne Pancake Supper Set 21st LuVerne — The Comrade Sunday School class of the Evangelical United Brethren church announces a pancake supper, Saturday. Jan. 21. The serving will be at the city hall irt LuVerne, from 4 to 9 p. m. The menu consists of all the pancakes you can eat, with sausage or eggs, syrup, coffee and a piece of pie. Prices, 65 cents for adults and 40 cents for children. An invitation to the public is extended. Home From Trips Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Loewenstein and two sons, Ronald and Wesley, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Miller have returned from their trips to the west coast. The Low- ensteins visited his parents in Kearny, Neb., en route to Los Angeles, where they spent the holidays with Mrs. Loewenstein's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Miller took the southern route to Los Angeles and returned home the northern route. Leave For California Guy Trauger and his son, Merlin, left the first of the week for Long Beach, Cal., where they will visit their son and brother, Leonard Trauger and family. They were accompanied on the trip by Howard Thompson and Gail Wigans. Choose New Secretary The Birthday club was entertained Monday evening, Jan. 9, at the home of Mrs. John Ramus, with all the members present. Election was held for secretary, Mrs. John Ramus elected. At a later date, the six lows will be hostesses to the highs. Bridge was in play at three tables. High, Mrs. Edward Dehnert, second high, Mrs. Adam Zweife" Shirk. Taken To Hospital Mrs. L. A. Tobey was taken to the Lutheran hospital in Ft. Dodge, Monday, Jan. 9, for observation. The Tobey family moved from Humboldt to LuVerne the past summer when Mr. Tobey was named station agent for the Just For Fun" Club Mrs. Clifford Holmes entertained the "Just For Fun" club Monday evening, Jan. S, with Mrs. Robert Traves, assisting hostess. Progressive "500" was played at Four tables. Prizes were awarded :o Mrs. Burtis DeNio, high, and Mrs. Earl Johns, low. After a social evening, a delicious lunch was served. Their next meeting- place will be in the home of Mrs. John Stampka, Mrs. Joe Noreross, assisting, Tuesday, Jan. 24. At Des Moines Wedding Mrs. Emily Guy attended the wedding of her granddaughter, ilelen Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Johnson of Al- ;ona, Saturday, Jan. 7, in Des Moines. Helen was united in marriage; to Dr. John Edward Dooley in the St. Ambrose Cathedral. After a short wedding trip, the couple will make their home in Iowa City. Mother Succumbs Jessie Lamb Hill, mother of Mrs. Clarence Krause, was born Oct. 21, 1874, at Sidney, la. She passed away Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 4, at the age of 76 years, two months and 14 days. Jessie Wilcox and William Henry Lamb were married on Aug. 30, 1899. Mr. Lamb preceded her in death on Dec.. 24, 1930. To this union were born nine children, three having since passed away, one daughter who died in infancy, Virgil Lamb was killed in World War II and Norman Eugene Lamb was accidentally killed in 1911. The following children remain to mourn the loss of their mother: Mrs. James Lamb of Vesper, Wis.; Mrs. Clarence Krause, LuVerne; Edward Lamb, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; Earl Lamb, Mason, Mich. Services were held at the Wilson funeral chapel in Eagle Grove Saturday, Jan. 7, in the charge of th<* Rev. Lloyd W. Meyer of the Church of the Open Bible. Burial was made in Rosehill cemetery in Eagle Grove. Kubly, sons, Keith and Dale. , Craig Wilson, small son of Mrs Wanda Wilson - of Humboldt^ spent the past week at the home of nis grandmother, Mrs. Marie Stoddard. His mothef, Mrs. Wilson, was a patient in a Ft. Dodge hospital where she underwent minor surgery. The drivers of the buses of the LuVerne Independent school, Henry Loerwald, Herman Shulz", Stanley Genrich and Robert Sanford, attended a bus drivers clinic held in Humboldt, Tuesday, Jan. 10. Mrs. Robert Casey went to Ft. Dodge a week ago Friday for a check-up on her arm, which she broke last faH when helping with corn picking. It was necessary to put another cast on, which she will have to wear another four weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Davidson, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Davidson, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Krause attended the funeral of their uncle, Arthur Clark, at Goldfield, Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 10. Mrs. Georgia Smith, who has been staying with Mrs. Mamie Smith in Hardy for several months, has been at her apartment in the Lichty building since the holidays. She plans to go to Algeria now to speyd some time with her sister, Mrs. Hattie McGee. Word has been received here that the two-year-old son, Donald, of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Scribner of Des Moines is now confined in the Blank hospital, receiving medical treatment for a rare kidney disease. His recovery at this time is doubtful. Edward Scribner, a former LuVerne boy, s the son of Mrs. Josephine Scribner of Algona and the late George Scribner of LuVerne. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Klawitter returned Friday night for their home in Bloomington, 111, They were called here by the death of Mrs. Barbara Hinz, mother of Mrs. Klawitter. Henry J. Hinz has been confined to his home the past week, suffering with a severe attack of pleurisy. At this time, he is somewhat improved. Clarence Tiede left for his home in Houston, Texas, Monday evening. He was called here by the death of his father, Mr. Fred W. Tiede. Mr. and Mrs. Erhart Meyer of Rolfe visited friends and relatives in LuVerne, Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Meyer moved to a farm near Rolfe before the holidays. Leslie Pechumer. took his fa- i j^, JOrWI^WWnVK. t° Ames, Tuesday evening, where he took the train for his home in Shelby, Mich., after a two-week visit here since the first of the year. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hefti, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown and theii families of near Renwick were Sunday evening guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Break A Wrist Lotis Creek — Lila, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schmidt, had the misfortune of breaking her right wrist Monday evening, when she fell out of the cob bin at her home. Lila is an 8th grade pupil at Immanuel Lutheran school. The WINNER OF THE S. & L. CO. Chenille Spread Guessing Contest was MRS. HENRY BAADE of Titonka t;< She guessed 12,102 as the number of chenille inches in the spread . . . there were actually 12,700. •s 2 Seneca Families Moving To Missouri On March 1 Seneca — Both the Merril families have made definite plans, for the future. In a recent trip into Missouri, the Sheidon Merrills Sr., purchased a small acreage, consisting of 50 acres on the outskirts of Buffalo, a town of approximately 1,900 population. Here they will take life easy, farming on a small scale. Although they Will move to Missouri, March 1, they plan to spend a few weeks on a vacation trip into Texas. The Junior Merrills have'dur- qsed A 110-acre tract of land near Lewisburg, which is a very small village. They also Will move to their new home March 1, where they plan to carry on general farming. The two families will be located approximately nine miles from one another. At County Meeiinq Mesdames Clarence Osborn and Earl Crouch, tKis year and last year's acting Farm Bureau Women's Health chairmen for Seneca township, attended a Rural Women's committee meeting at Farm Bureau meeting room at Algona, Monday. Pastor Pays Visit The Rev. and Mrs. Peters of 5wea City were Wednesday af- lernoon callers at the Lester .Os- aorn home. P. T. A. Meeting There was a large attendance at the Seneca Parent-Teachers meeting held Thursday evening in the Seneca gymnasium. The program opened with group singing led by Supt. Stokke which was followed by a brief business meeting. The program consisted of piano selections by Mrs. Hans Duer, also two skits presented by pupils of the 7th and 8th grades, Ander the direction of Miss Carmen Mueller. Refreshments were served by the Cecil Andersons, Curtis Olsens, Flyn Hunts, Henry Jensens, Carl Odins. Herbert Krauses, Hahs Duers and Irwin Nielsens. Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Merrill and Don', also Mr. and Mrs. Howard Richards of Spirit Lake were Sunday evening dinner guests at the Oscar Patterson home. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Odin and daughter were evening callers. Mrs. John Campbell (Lottie Kracht) of Deeatur, J.I&, has been a recent visitor at the parental Gotlieb Kracnt home. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Moore entertained Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Merrill Sr., and Don and Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Merrill Jr., and Jim Lee at dinner Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Peters and daughter of Emmetsburg were Monday guests at the Cassie Klocko home. Mrs. Peters is Cassie's sister. Mary Patterson was the honored guest at a birthday party given at her home for her last Saturday Figure Work Goes fiASff ft With k£MING70N RAND'S ADDING MACHINE Was Guasi Pastor The Rev. A. S. Beckman of Ct-tiar Falls was the guest speaker at tho morning worship service at the Evangelical United Brethren church, Sunday, Jan. 15. The Rev. Beckman is now on thp retired list. The Rev. and Mrs. Beckman are spending some time at the farm home of their son-in- law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Marty, near Renwick. IF IT'S NEWS WE WANTTfl BIG DEPARTMENTS j^v / NA ,,o,<Au ^rvSTORES, OWNIO ^~\J "~ *) O»GANI«p Everything for the Farm, Home & Car at Great Savings! SALE STARTS FRIDAY Watch for the BIG CIRCULAR fir-"— 51-10 STORES LOCALLY OWNED NATIONALLY ORGANIZED Spring ahead) And S & L beats the robin with new Spring styles at wonderfully low prices. Dresses styled with the good looks you'd ex- l pcct of more expensive dresses. Rayon print and solid combinations. 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