The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 17, 1950 · Page 19
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 17, 1950
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TTOEWHtTEHS, portable of Standard size, lor Immediate sale Algona Upper Des Moines. WINTER HAZARDS! winter weather is hard clothes. Neatly pressed, clean clothes are the prime requisite to good grooming. Let us demonstrate our personalized cleaning service. Call 537. MODERN Cleaners & Tailors PHONE 537 Free Pickup Anywhere in the County Amos Bergman, Bancroft, Died On January 12 Bancroft — Amos John Bergman, Kossuth resident for 67 years, died at his home here Jan. 12, after a lingering illness. Mr. Bergman was born in Germany, and came to Iowa where he settled in Grundy county, the* came to Kossuth county four years later. Aug. 18, 1886, he was married to Johanna Johnson. Had he lived until August, he would have been married 64 years. To this union 12 children were born, eight of them still living. They are Kathryn Tyler, Titonka; Mrs. John Stover, Emmetsburg; Mrs. Wm. Miller, Dixon, 111.;,Amy Johnson, Algona; Mrs. Albert Bosma, Jr., Lakbta; Martha, Gorman, John and Lawrence, Bancroft. His' wife, Johanna, and one sister, Mrs. Geo. Unken, Titonka, and other relatives, also survive. Mr. Bergman farmed east of town for 18 years, moving to Bancroft and working for the late J. H. Welp in the tile factory for 16 years. He then retired. . Funeral services were held Saturday, at 1:45 p. m. at the Garry Funeral Home, and at 2 p. m. at the Lutheran church, with Rev. Youngquist in charge. Mrs. Evans Carmean and Mrs. R. E. Weber furnished vocal numbers, with Lavonne Ditsworth at the organ. Hai Birthday Party Marcella Lattimer was honored at a birthday party Sunday evening when a large group of friends dropped in to help her celebrate. FERTILIZER SPREAD ON YOUR FARM! We are now taking orders on 0-18-0 to be spread on your field anytime. We will deliver and spread from 300 to 700 Ibs. to the acre. 500 Ib. to the acre from 1 to 10 miles from the Algona Flour & Feed Co., would only cost $34.18 Per Ton Farmers! place your orders in time for delivery between now and Spring! Algona Flour & Feed Co. W. C. Taylor & Sons _^ Phone 257 nil up for fast starting with PHILLIPS 66 Improved high-volatility mixttire gives you faster warm-up, better performance! Wtnltr-ttlendtJ Phillips 66 Gisolioo added amounts of valuable high-volatility elements. Result: smooth "pick-up" oo ca|4 <Jay«, Itii wasted gas, long witejge.' G« Winter-Blttuicd Phillips (f6 Gasoline at any station woecc you tee the ovuoge *a<l black Phillips 66 Shield. Student Nurse Home Melburne Nemmers, student nurse, of Rochester 'spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Nimmers. Port Wedding Dinner Mr. and Mrs. Matt Kramer entertained a large number of relatives at a dinner Tuesday evening in honor of their son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Kramer, who were recently married in Sioux City. Mrs. Kramer is the former Geraldine Dolbar of Sioux City. Bancroft—John Haupert broke his right arm while cranking his car one day last week. Bancroft — Nellie Lupin returned Monday after an extended visit with relatives in California. Give Farewell Party, Wesley, To Foertschs Wesley — Mr. and Mrs. George L. Foertsch were Honored at a surprise farewell and a 10th wedding anniversary party, Thursday evening, by about 60 relatives and neighbors. "500" was played with Mrs. John Muehe winning high score prize for women, and her brother, Arthur Ricke, for men. Mrs. Leo Goetz and Ferman Hainan of Algona won low score prize. Robert Goetz won travel The group presented the honored family a chenille bedspread as a farewell gift and all presented appropriate gifts for theft- tin wedding anniversary. The Foertsch's plan to move to a farm near Austin, ^linn., this week. The Henry Juchems will move to the farm vacated by Foertschs. Gilbert Halli Hosts Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Hall entertained at four tables of "500" at their farm home, Thursday evening, honoring Mr. and Mrs. Dale Rice of Clear Lake, who are moving to Florida next week. Guests were John Ostercamp, Erwin Kahl, Pete Smith of Britt, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Johnson of Woden, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mickelaon of Lu Verne, Mra; Chris Nix of Windburn, Ore., and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Smith of Wesley. Plan Basket Social The Wesley Wizards 4-H girls raer at the Adolph Girres home, Saturday, Jan. 7. The group planned a basket social, to be held at the Farm Bureau meeting on Thursday evening, Jan. 19, at the Legion hall, to which the public is invited. The proceeds are to be given to the International Rural Youth Exchange fund. Post - Nuptial Shower Mrs. Ernest Gerdes, nee Rose Studer, -was honored at a postnuptial shower Tuesday evening, Jan. 10. Court whist was played at four> tables. Mrs. Kenneth Dwyer won high score prize, Lucille Hirner, low score prize, and Mrs. Jack Lickteig, luck prize. Mrs. Gerdes received manv lovely and useful things for her home in Woden. Sixth Birthday Gary Smith,, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Smith, celebrated his 6th birthday Tuesday, Jan. 10, by treating the pupils in the primary room at the public school to apples and cookies. Ministers. Wives Meet Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Riggs entertained ministers and their wives of the sub-district Tuesday, Jan. 10. -A noon luncheon was served, followed by a social afternoon. Those who attended were Rev. and Mrs. Handy of Hurt, Rev. and Mrs. James of Titonka, Rev. and Mrs. Brand and Dr. Fred Ortmeyer of Algona, Rev. and Mrs. Samuelson of West Bend and Rev. and Mrs. Frank of Good Hope. C. D. A. Has Meeting ....... ... The C. D. A. held its regular meeting Wednesday evening, Jan. 11. Mrs. John Hutchison, the president, presided. Following the business meeting, court whist was played. Mrs. Anna Loebig won high score prize, Mrs. Lawrence Smith, low score prize and Mrs. Clarence Nelson, lucky prize. Mrs. Carl Froelich received the lovely knit shawl, which was made by one of the nuns. The next meeting on Wednesday evening, Jan. 25, will be a husband's or guest night. dist church will meet Wednesday, Jan. 18, the Merry Mixers, at Mrs. Ella Perken's; the Willing Workers, at Gilbert Hall's; the K. Y. N.. at Lawrence Hansen's, and the Dorcas., at Ernie Wester's. Curtis Benskln was in Armstrong on business, Thursday. Dr. and Mrs. L. L. Pfeffer were business callers in Mason City. Thnrsday. Preston Chapin, Mr. and Mrs. Clare Robinson and Mrs. Oliver Young attended joint installation of Rebekahs and Oddfellows at Britt, Thursday evening. Rupert Young left Tuesday, Jan. 10, for Des Moines, where he re-entered the Veterans hospital for further treatment of a back injury. Mrs. Bertha Hauptly and Swen Monson are seriously ill. Mrs. Wendell Williams, the former Bernadine Hirner, and her two children of Elcho, Wis., have recently visited her parents, the Simon Hirners, at St. Benedict and the George Hirner family here and with other relatives. The Priscilla Phoebe Society of the Evangelical Free church will meet at the church parlors on Jan. 25, Mrs. Ivan Johnson and Mrs. Howard Funnemark as host- 6SS6S Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Riggs attended the Sexton W. S. C. S. at the Glen Gabrielson home on Jan. 12. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Diekman of Algona called on the Emil Westers. Sunday, Jan. 8. Arvin Larson and Duane Studer went to Moline, 111., Wednesday in the latter's truck 'to get a new combine from the factory there. They spent a day going thrdugh the factory and returned the next day. Mr. and Mrs, E. M. Paulson are again at the Ole 1C. Flom home while Mrs. Paulson is recuperating from illness. The women are sisters. Mrs. Charles Nygaard and Mrs. L. L. P'feffer attended a meeting at Algona, Tuesday, for Girl Scout leaders. Mr. and Mrs. Lael Root spent Wednesday and Tuesday of last week in Minneapolis, Minn., on business. Mrs. Irene Studer stayed at the Root home. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Forburger observed their 30th wedding anniversary Saturday, Jan. 14. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gopelrud of Mason City have a new baby girl, born on Monday, Jan. 9. Mrs. Gopelrud is the former June Adel Kunz, oldest daughter of Mrs. Mario Kunz, of Algona, former Wesley residents. Gopelruds have one other daughter, Dena Marie. Mrs. H. H. Raney entertained her bridge club Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Olson and four children, Mary, Kay, Bob and Michael, returned home Saturday, Jan. 7, from a 10-day visit at the Oscar Wagner home at Bolivar, Mo. They met their new granddaughter, Janelle Wagner, who was born Nov. 4. Mrs. Wagner is the former Florence Olson, and they have two other children, Gloria Ann and Karon. Olsons •were delayed several days due to a bad ice storm in Missouri. Tuesday, January 17, 1950 Algona Upper Des Moines—5 Ladies Aid At Letts Creek Met On Friday Lolls Creek — Ladies Aid met Friday afternoon at the church parlors with Mi's. Otto Ruhnke as hostess. Rev. G. Schaefer opened the meeting with a hymn. Rev. Schaefer then gave a talk on the history of the author of the hymn sung and what induced him to wnite this well-known hymn. The business meeting followed at which the president, Mrs. Fred Meyer, presided. Mrs. Wm. Boettcher was granted a release from the Aid. The meeting was closed by the Lord's Prayer, after which Mrs. Ruhnke and Mrs. Noah Reisner had charge of the entertainment. Mrs. H. F. C. Mueller and Mrs. Edwin Wichtendahl won the contests held. Visitors of the Aid were Mrs. G. Schaefer, Mrs. Wilbert Ruhnke, Mrs. Wilmer Wichtendahl. Hosts To "500" Club Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard Wetzel entertained their "500" club, Tuesday evening. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Lorenz Pijohn and daughter Jcsica, of Bancroft; Mr. and Mrs. Martin F. Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Colwell, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Wichtendahl and Marlys, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Gardener and family and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Leek, the latter of LuVerne. High score prizes went to Lorenz Pijohn and Mrs. Gardener, low to Mi-, and Mrs. Meyer. Has Birthday Party Relatives and friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ruhnke, Wednesday evening, to help Mrs. Ruhnke celebrate her birthday, which was that day. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ruhnke and Janet Sue of Oepew; Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard Zumach, Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Zumach, all of Whittemore; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Ruhnke and David, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Meyer. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Gengler, Mr. Art Rusch and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Zimmermann. "500" was played for entertainment, hiffh score prizes going to Wm. Zimmermann and Mrs. Gengler; low, to Reinhard Zumach and Mrs. Meyer and travel to Mrs. Reinhard Zumach. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Zimmermann spent Thursday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Potratz. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hintz were Thursday evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Struecker, Fcnton. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Zimmermann spent Tuesday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Schuller. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Weaver and Fnith of Whittemore were Wednesday evening visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Leininger. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Wichtendahl and family, Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Wichtendahl, Marlenc and Leon, Bonnie Potratz, Carl Pijohn spent Wednesday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Potratz to help Edward Potratz celebrate his 14th birthday. OFFICE SUPPLIES. Kossuth county's largest stock. The Algona Upper Des Moines, in the NEW news- Snow Removal Each winter there are several fatal or crippling accidents due to snow and ice on sidewalks. City ordinance No. 179 requires snow and ice removal from sidewalks within ten hours of cessation of storm. Sidewalks are now in a dangerous condition due to snow and ice and I am asking every resident of the city to make every possible effort to remove this snow and ice from the public walks. Very respectfully, BYRON P. RICHARDSON, Mayor. t^ ™^J* _. ..^mric \AIILI MIXED "[ HVJV73 auiri «-— GEO. A. HORMEL & CO. ALGONA, IOWA V I. SCHLEUSNER, Local Manager and Bu Y« rHQNE 1080 P. I. BYAM, Dealer-Buyer % OF HAMS ARE Lone Rock Wins Two At Wesley Lou* Rock — The Lone Rock basketball teams drove to Wesley, Tuesday night of last week, and added two victories to their string. The girls won, 64 to 38, and the boys won, 61 • to 31. Thursday night the reserve and varsity teams went to Fenton and split the games, the reserve boys losing, 21 to 20, and the varsity winning, 37 to 28. PHILLIPS 66 GASOLINE Brtdg* Club Hostess Mrs. Viola Studer entertained her bridge club; Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Norbert Hilbert and Mrs. Lou Goetz were guests. Mrs. Nick Weber will entertain the clu.b women on Thursday, Jan. 28, MK. Ed Hildman will entertain her "500" club Thursday, Jan. 19. Mri. Pfeffer Hetties* Mrs. L. L. Pfeffer entertained her bridge club, Thursday evening, but for a change the women played canasta. Mrs. Pat Ras- musBen will entertain the women on Tuesday evening, Jan. 24. Mrs. 3. M. Kunz was a guest at Pfeffer's. Newly-wed* Home Mr. and Mrs. John Muehe, newlyweds, returned home Thursday evening from their honeymoon. They were married Jan. 4, and she is the former Irene Ricke. They began housekeeping in the house they bought from Vincent Kleinpeters. John is employed at the K & K oil station. Society Meets Mrs. Margaret Loebig and Mrs. Everett Ackcrson served at the regular meeting of the Catholic Missionary Society Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 11. The four circles ul the Metho- COMMON SENSE WOUbO INDICATE ORDER NOW- OO HOT WAIT When you order coal from us NOW. you'll get U NOW—not THEM! Older now—doa't delay. Jtiil S/..t 4-Ooor 6-fmung*r Tourback Sfdan headt a line-up of ax marl SUPERS, oil powered with tht surging new F 263 tlroighl- tight engine, very lalttl word in italn-in-htad III! and tile. "FASHIONED foi eveiy taste- Priced for every BUDGET" Look over the 1950 Buick line, which these two high-fashioned honeys represent, and decide for yourself if that's truth or just talk. 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