The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 17, 1950 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 17, 1950
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*—Algona Upper Des Moines Tuesday, January 17, 1950 3 Lakotans Undergo Trip To Hospitals For Surgery Lakota — Little Carmean Jean Cook underwent surgery for the removal of her tojjsils last week, Wednesday, at the Buffalo Center hospital. She was brought home Thursday. Mrs. A. E. Anderson was taken to Mercy hospital at Mason City, where she underwent a major operation last week, Wednesday. and her condition is reported satisfactory. Deloris Schamburg, high school freshman, underwent an appendicitis operation at the Buffalo Center hospital early last week. 4-H Club Meets The Lakota Lads 4-H club met at the Theodore Wallentine's last •week, Monday evening, with 16 boys present. The main feature of the meeting was a demonstration on plowing methods, put on by the boys and assisted by John Burton, youth assistant. Install Church Officers Thursday afternoon, Jan. 5th, the women of the Presbyterian Christian Association held its general meeting at the church for installation of new officers: president, Mrs. Cliff Buckels; vice president, Mrs. Alvin Rippon- trop; secretary, Mrs. Carl Jansen; assistant secretary, Mrs. Ronald Heetland; treasurer, Mrs. Raymond Smith. Mrs. R. L. Williams is president of the Miriam Circle; Mrs. George Ennen, of the Esther Circle, and Mrs. Vernon Smith, of the Mary Circle. Guests At Wedding Among out-of-town guests at the Geerdes—Hofbauer wedding were Rev. and Mrs. O. H. Frerking, Cleghorn; Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Geerdes, Primghar; Mr. and Mrs. George Groen, Hartley; Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Gerdes, Everly; Jean Rusley, Lake Mills; Mr. and Mrs. John Hofbauer, Des Moines; Mr. and Mrs. James Hove, Bricelyn, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Geerdes, Forest City; Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Koenen, Sheffield; Mr. and Mrs. Joel Doane, Thornton; Mr. and Mrs. John Julson Jr., Meservey; Shirlee Feldick, St. Paul, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Geerdes, Mr. and Mrs. John Geerdes, Swea City; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Casey Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Orlanc Sparks, Mr. and Mrs. George Geerdes, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Everetts, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Geerdes and Mr. and Mrs. Verne Matson, all of Blue Earth, Minn, and Mrs. C. W. Meyer of Minnesota. Floyd Clabaugh purchased the Ebert Estate home recently and will move from the Anna Baumann residence this spring. Mrs. Eldon Heetland is recovering from a major operation in Naeve hospital in Albert Lea Paul, the older son, is with his uncle, Harold Koppen, and Robert is with his grandparents, Mr. lowest prices in many years during Cownie's .mum mm, you can't afford to miss this value packed special showing of Cownie true-value furs ONE DAY ONLY THURSDAY JANUARY 19 'J ^ E^ Ibt^f convenient terms | !••.. b a '. I L e ". j '/ l.^_'.i:3'. T^ : l l^i«ing b^tngj you « taidt l«l«Cttol» your Cownie representative introducing . . . "twin beds with privacy" for folks who like their own way per person only at hotel sherman home of Tommy Bartlett's "Welcome Travelers" Chicago and Mrs. John Heetland. Mr. and Mrs. Leon McCoy entertained at their farm homt^ southeast of Lakota, last week, Monday, to celebrate the birthday of Mrs. McCoy's father, Ray Estle, with most of the children and their families present. Mrs. Mary Zoller returned home last week, Sunday, after spending the holidays with her sons at Albert Lea and Wells, Minn. Mrs. Wilson Brack, Ledyard, accompanied her brother, Howard Lewis, Lakota, to Des Moines, Thursday, for a visit with their sister, Fern and family, the Rev. Wilbur Hassebrocks. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Don, Sheffield, were visitors at the Harry Mussman's last week, Sunday. Harry and Mrs. Don are brother and sister. Mrs. Grace Johnson celebrated her 85th birthday last week, Monday evening, at her home northwest of town, with a family party? Most of her children, grandchildren and great - grandchildren were pre:|-nt. Among her gifts was a bouquet of red roses. Mrs. Johnson gave gifts to the family, as is her custom. Jerry Heetland attended a special meeting of the Farmers Hybrid Seed Corn Co. at Algona. last week, Monday. Mrs. Jerry Heetland attended the regular meeting of the Kossuth Countji Committee of the Farm Bureau at their office last week, Monday, with about 30 women present for the business meeting of the health department. The group had dinner at George's Cafe, and Mrs. Opal Nygard, Whittemore Girl To Wed Jan. 31 County Health chairman, the talk in the afternoon. gave Roger Elberts Of Whittemore, Wed 20 Years, Feted Whiiiemore — A number of friends of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Elbert recently surprised them on iheir 20th wedding anniversary. '500" was the entertainment of the evening. Those winning high were Roger Elbert and Irene Vlarte. Theodore Ostwald and Mrs. Herbert Schmitt, low. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Schmitt, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Weyer. Mr. and Mrs. Harry 5chmeKng, Walter Meyer. Irene Vlarte. Elnore Ostwald and Theodore Ostwald. A lunch was served following the card game. Honored At Shower A miscellaneous shower was Sunday afternoon, Jan. 8, in lonor of Miss lyuise Elbert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Elbert, at the Academy hall. ards were played and those who won prizes included Mrs. William Fandel. Mrs. Paul Ludwig and Irene Elbert. A two-course lunch was served, and the bride- to-be received many beautiful gifts. Out-of-town guests -were Mrs. George Davis, Mrsi Elmer Gronbach. Mrs. Ernie LdS^Mrs. Me-' Kenna, Miss Dorothy McKinzie, Lavina Broadwell, Margaret Malin, all of Livermore, Mrs. William Davis of Ft. Dodge, Mrs. Andrew Miller and Mrs. Howard Miller of Algona, Mrs. T. J. Mcaffery and daughter Irene, of Emmetsburg, and Mrs. Nick Tomey of West Bend. Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Mergen, Whittemore, announce the engagement of their daughter, Phyllis Mae, to Robert N. Bormann. The wedding will take place Jan. 31, at St. Michael's Catholic church, Whittemore. Miss Mergen is pictured above. to Mrs. George Fandel and August Elbert. Travel prize went to William Fandel Sr. A delicious was served. Neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kollasch surprised them Wednesday night. The Kollasch's are .moving to the William Geilenfeld farm in Lotts Creek township. Cards were played, Mrs. Geo. Streit winning high for the women, and Charles G. Kollasch, for the men. A pot luck lunch was served, brought by the guests. The Kollasch's were presented with an electric clock. Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Meyer and son Eldqn Rae, were Friday evening visitors at the Arthur Heidenwith home. Hurt In Fall On Basement Steps LuVerne — Mrs. Ervin Barton s now convalescing at her farm home west of Luyerne after suffering a painful injury Tuesday. She started for her basement, missing the first step and falling to the basement floor, suffering facial and head bruises and se-, vere body injuries. Her daughter, Mrs. Donald Kruse, has been assisting in her care the past few days. 20 In '50 For Coast-to-Coast M. C. Kohorst, Algona Coast- to-Coast store owner, and his sales people are displaying lapel buttons reading "20 in "50" which have aroused a considerable amount of customer curiosity- ». In answer to the question, "•WJftt's 20 in 'SO?" KSBbWt laid/ "It's the theme which we will use throughout 1950 in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Coast-to-Coast organization. 1 ' The organization was founded 20 years ago. A "500" Party Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Bell entertained a number of friends at "500" at their home Sunday night, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Voigt, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kuecker of Whittemore, Mr. and Mrs. Walton Falb, Mr. and Mrs. John Harris and Mr. and Mrs. George Balgemann of West Bend. High was won by Mr. and Mrs. Walton Falb; George Balgemann and Mrs. Archie Voigt, low, and Archie Voigt received the travel prize. A delicious luncheon was served. Infant Baptpized Susan Margaret, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Vaudt Jr., was baptized Sunday morning in St. Paul's Lutheran church. Sponsors were Naomi Greinert and Victor Dau. Dinner guests in her honor at the Vaudt home were Mr. and Mrs. Louis Greinert and family, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Dau and family, Rev. and Mrs. G. Weinhold and daughter Jeanne, Mr. ;mcl Mrs. August Vaudt Sr., and Christ Anderson. Grandparents Of New Year Twins Bancroft — Mr. and Mrs. Carl Busch received word that twins, a son and a daughter, were born New Years day to Mr. and Mrs Clifford Busch. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Busch are the grandparents. The Clifford Busch family now live at Ellsworth. Birthday On 13th Mrs. Lillian Geelan was pleasantly surprised Thursday evening when a number of her neighbors came to her home to celebrate her birthday was Friday, Jan. 13. Present were Mrs. Edward Greinert, Mrs. Louis Braatz, Mrs. Anna Wehrspan, Mrs. Harry Schmeling, Mrs. Peter W. Kollasch and Mrs. J. II. Ilelmke. All brought a covered dish which was served later in the evening. "500" was played, Mrs. P. W. Kollasch winning high and Mrs. Edward Greinert, low. Mrs. Geelan was presented with a lovely present. Edwin Schumacher and Norbert Zumach drove to Clark, S. D., Monday, where they visited with the former's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Sherman and family, and on Wednesday and Thursday they visited with Herman Schumacher, a brother of Edwin, in Sioux Falls, S. D., returning home late Thursday night. Mrs. Catherine Felder, who was 80 years old Tuesday, Jan. 10, was pleasantly surprised by the ladies in her neighborhood. Those who came to help her celebrate were Mrs. J. M. Flemming, Mrs Rose Medin. Mrs. Frank Elbert, Mrs. Leo Walters, Mrs. Bertha Behnke, Mrs. Richard Potratz, Mrs. Lillian Geelan, Miss Margaret Fandel, Mrs. M. L. Besch, Mrs Matt Krebsbach and Mrs. Peter Dahlhauser. Mrs. Felder was presented with a lovely gift. Mrs. Lucy Besch was hostess to the Pinochle club Monday night. High prizes went to Walter Fandel and George Fandt-1, low Mr. and Mrs. Melyon Fangman spent the weekend in Ft. Dodge with the Jack Schemmel family The ladies are sisters. Mrs. Joseph Baltz, 76, has been very ill, suffering from a heart ailment. Mrs. Ray Welp, a daughter, and Mrs. Richard Welp, granddaughter, are caring for her. Touring The South Wesley — Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Funnemark, who are touring the southern states, have sent packages of fresh dates from Yuma, Ariz., to relatives and friends here. Three Kossuth Elevators Pick State Delegates Three Kossuth elevators had selected their representatives for the state grain dealers convention, next week. The Lrfne Rock Cooperative Exchange at Lone Rock has named P. M. Christenson as delegate and Delmar Fisher as alternate to represent the co-op at the forty- sixth annual • meeting of the Farmers Grain Dealers Association of Iowa, Jan. 23, 24, and 25, in Des Moines. The Burt Cooperative Elevator of Burt, has named Robert A. Harvey as delegate and Walter Campney as alternate to represent the co-op at the same meeting. The Farmers Cooperative Society of Wesley has named W. J. Frimml as delegate and Victor Loebig as alternate to represent the co-op at the forty-sixth annual meeting of the Farmers Grain Dealers Association of Iowa, Jan. 23, 24, and 25, in Des Moines. One of the largest yearly cooperative gatherings in the state, the' meeting is expected to draw nearly 1,000 farm co-op leaders representing more than- 350 Iowa cooperative elevators. Among nationally known speakers on the program will be J. K. Stern, Washington, D. C., new president of the American Institute of Cooperation, and Roy F. Hendrickson, Washington representative of the National Federation of Grain Cooperatives. Meeting with the grain dealers association will be these associated state-wide organizations: Farmers Elevator Service Company, Farmers Elevator Mutual Insurance Company and Farmers Elevator Mutual Casualty Company. BICYCLE The ten-yeaf-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Burkhead of Lorimor had a happy Christmas, after all. His parents bought him a new bicycle at Chariton. En route home, the crate dropped off. The parents called the highway patrol and located the missing bike at Osceola. LUVERNE NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Dinti- ler spent two days last week m Ames visiting their three daughters and families living there. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pfeiffer and son Michael, Mr. and Mrs. James Seville and daughter Diana and Mr. and Mrs. Clint Andrews, who moved to Ames the past week from San Pedro, Calif. Mr. An- Falls Out Of Car Swea City — Kathy Looft, 4, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Looft, is recovering in a Fairmont hospital from cuts and bruises received in a fall from the back seat of her father's car, as he was driving in Eagle twp. near the George Moore farm. COLONIAL OWNERS RECOMMEND COLONIAL COAL • OIL • GAS • FURNACES STOKERS • ILOWERS • OIL IURNERS "Our fuel bills show a real savings." COAL-FIUO fUlMACI Exclusive futures •ike COLONIAL jw best bur brecM»y. dew ieitlii ud c«Bf«rt P. R. 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