The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 24, 1950 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 24, 1950
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Explosion, Smoke Damage LuVerne Home Sanford House Suffers From Gas Blast LuVerne — The LuVerne fire department was called to the Robert Sanford residence Friday noon when Mrs. Sanford discovered smoke. In their basement was an oil burner, turned low, however, but when the door into the basement blew open, they think a gas accumulation caused the explosion. The house was damaged by smoke and water. There was a full coverage of insurance. Good Will Club The Good Will club were guests at the home of Mrs. H. D. Ristau Thursday afternoon, Jan. 19, with Mrs. Robert Hardcopf assisting hostess. Mrs. Ristau's three daughters, Mrs. Fay Harmon, Mrs. Laverne Wittemeier, and 6—Algona Upper Des Moinet Tuesday, January 24, 1950 Mrs. Nielsen, also assisting. Mrs L. Wittenburg was a guest. J. J. Club Meets The J. J. Club were guests a< the home of Mrs. Hugh Shirk Friday afternoon, Jan. 20, with 18 members answering roll call An interesting paper was giver by Mrs. Allen Darby on "Behind the Black Robe." Mrs. Agard Hostess The Evening Star Circle of the Methodist Women's Society of Christian Service were entertained at the home of Mrs. Ray Agard Thursday evening, Jan. 19. There were 11 members present. Devotions were led by Mrs. Joseph Thorn. Mrs. Harold Wolf gave an interesting paper on "Unification of Churches." KEEP FRESH and LOVELY! Prevention saves cure! Preserve the life of your fabrics by giving them regular, careful dry cleaning. Modern Cleaners can girt you special twenty - four hour service if you wish. Call S37. MODERN Cleaner* & Tailors Free Pickup Anywhere in the County Methodist Circles The three circles of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the LuVerne Methodist church will meet Wednesday, Jan. 25, as follows: Circle 1 at the home of Mrs. Harold Phillips, co- hostess; Mrs. Robert Travis,; devotions; Mra. Phil Henderson; lesson, Mrs. Lisle Hood. Circle 2, at the home of Mrs. Harold Sorensen, co-hostess, Mrs. S. P. Sorensen; devotions, Mrs. Archie Sanford; lesson, Mrs. A. A.' Schip- nel. Circle 3, at the home of Mrs. Earl Neal, co-hostess, Mrs. Olla Godfrey; devotions, Mrs. E. B. Thomas; lesson, Mrs. W. B. Murray. ing will be Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the home of Mrs. James Doak The Women's Society of the Presbyterian church were guests of Mrs. Minnie Hagist at her home Wednesday afternoon, Jan, 18, with a very good attendance. Guests were Mrs. Carl Groh and Mrs. Irviri H. Chapman. Devotions were led by Marie Hunt, followed by a social hour. The next meet- BABY SHOES BRONZED !/2 Off Regular Price Until February 11 Your favorite set of baby shoes expertly bronzed and mounted for ONE-HALF regular price if done between now and Feb. 11. A permanent souvenir. Bridge Club Hosts The Bid and Bye bridge clul were entertained in the home o: Mrs. Edward Lindebak Wednes day evening, Jan. 18. Mrs. George Veldhouse and Mrs. William Prior were guests. Bridge was in play at three tables, with high award, Mrs. Cecil Baker and low, Mrs. W. Raymond Legler. Recuperating At Home Miss Doris Fett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Fett of Lu Verne, who was recently injured in an auto accident, was released from the Lutheran hospital, Ft. Dodge, Saturday, Jan. 14. She will remain in the home of her parents until she is able to return to her work in Ft. Dodge. Ardea Olgood, Vonda Laoe Brown, Dorish Espenoza, Cornea Brown, Etta Jean Fett, and Johnnie Ortzer, all of Ft. Dodge, called in the F. F. Fett home Sunday, Jan. 15, to visit Doris Fett. Study Of Legislation The auxiliary of the American .egion Post met in the Legion Building Monday evening, Jan. 16, with 15 members present and Mrs. Walter Engel, president, in charge of the meeting. The lesson on legislation, in- erpreting the various bills and vhat they mean was ably handled by Esther Merkle and Mrs, Bryce A. Wickett. Mrs. Emily Guy, Mrs. Clarence Krause, and Mrs. Harold Wolf, hostesses, served refreshments. Doris Gronbach Engaged Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gronbach of LuVerne announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Doris Margaret, who will be married Sunday, Feb. 5, to William Blair of Superior, Wis. A WORLD'S RECORD THAT PROVES QUALITYL Here it is!' J* fliQOQOOO* AR TIRE and right '"V sea5 °" " a famous- for, tract.on STUDDED SURE-GRIP Production of the 475.000,000th Goodyear tire proves that millions more of America's motorists prefer Goodyear tires — the safest, longest wearing, best quality tires built. Make YOUR next Urea Goodyearsl KOSSUTH MOTOR CO. The Comrade Sunday School class of the Evangelical United Brethren church held its regular monthly meeting in the church. Mr. and Mrs. John Zimmerman of Renwick were guests. The devotions and lesson study were conducted by Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Loewenstein. At the brief business session, final plans were made for the pancake supper the class served Saturday evening, Jan. 21. The social hour of games was in charge of Mrs. Albert Hefti. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hefti were hosts, serving refreshments. William E. Hof, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hof of LuVerne, enlisted in the air force Thursday, Jan. 12. He has been transferred to Lakeland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, where lie will undergo 13 days refresher training. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kubly and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stoll called Monday, and Mr. and Mrs. Aksel Nielsen, daughters Mrs. Walter Engel and Mrs. Marie Hunt called Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Westling in Algona. Mrs. Westling's father, C. O. Isaacson, age 87 years, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, at his home in east Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Arndt, Comfrey, Minn., were recent weekend visitors in the home of Mrs. Arndt's sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Gidding. They also called on their aunt, Mrs. Edith Smith, Luverne, who is ill. Mrs. W. R. Courtney of Guam, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Larimer, and her daughter and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larimer, Mrs. William Argue of Chicago, have returned to Chicago, after a week's visit in the Larimer home. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lenz of Fairmont, Minn., spent Tuesday in LuVerne, visiting his father, Conrad Lenz, brothers, Fred and Edward Lenz, and other relatives. Mrs. Charles Hinz, son, Lester, and Ruth Wegner visited Elead Wegner, brother Ru^h, in St. Ann hospital, Algona, Wednesday. Mrs. Tillie Meyer went Wednesday to Ft. Dodge to visit in the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Ramus, and two daughters. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lenz, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Lenz and two sons spent Wednesday in Mankato, Minn. The Rev. Clarence W. Thompson of Duncombe brought his mother, Mrs. Mabel Thompson, to her home in LuVerne after she had been a guest in the home of her son and daughter-in-law and granddaughter, Nancy. — thanks, everybody! . . . thanks to ail of you who could attend our "Grand Opening" Saturday. It isn't so much that you came for free coffee but that everyone was so glad to come in. Be seein' you at meal and coffee timel Mr. and Mrs. Jess Beamish chrome cafe THE BEST FOOD..ALWAYS! Hwys. 18 & 169 Algona, Iowa Well, well! Here we bring you Betsy Drake (who recently became Mrs. Carey Grant), and two friends reading The Algona Upper Des Moines, way out in Hollywood. Betsy was rushing her new picture, "Here Lies Love," and also getting ready for the wedding, but she nevertheless paused to find out what is cooking in Kossuth County .... or tnaybe she was looking for a home to rent. Director Jimmy Kern and Maurice Suess, producer's assistant, are looking over her shoulders, a pleasant task in itself. Miss Drake, 26, spent only a one-day honeymoon with Carey, with whom she had been going steady for two years. Elead Wegner, Algons, son of Richard Wegner, LuVerne, underwent an emergency appendec- tomy'Sunday evening, Jan. 15, at St. Ann hospital, Algona. Wayne Marty, student at West- mar college, LeMars, came Wednesday evening to spend the semester weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Marty and family. Guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin H. Chapman was Miss Jean Engebretson, Minneapolisv Minn., friend of Mrs. Chapman. Miss Doris Gronbach visited at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Berryhill, Superior, Wis., from Friday to Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Ristau anu baby of Sioux City were recent visitors at the parental Mr. and Mrs. William Ristau home. He reported his brother, Arno Ristau. recently injured in the Swift Packing explosion, out of danger and now able to be up a short time at intervals. Earl barton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Barton, entered the Mercy hospital, Ft. Dodge, where, on Tuesday morning, Jan. 17, he underwent an emergency appendectomy. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sanford of Badger drove up Friday afternoon to see damage done to the residence of their son Robert Sanford, in the fire Friday noon, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Maurer and daughter, Jan, of Memphis, Tenn., are visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Larson. Mrs. Vtaurer is a sister of Mrs. Larson. She was called here by the serious illness of her father, Rockwell Clancy, living in Hardy. Little Jan Maurer will remain in the home of her aunt and uncle, Vfr. and Mrs. Larson, while her mother is assisting in caring for Mr. Clancy. Merlin G. Cody, LuVerne, accompanied by his father, Walter Oody, Humboldt, /eft Sunday, Jan. 15, for a trip to Los Angeles, Cal., where they will visit Dr. and Mrs. Fred Cody, brother and sister-in-law of Walter Cody, uncle and aunt of Merlin Cody. Miss Verlaine Johnson spent the past weekend in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G Johnson, at Cylinder. She attended .the funeral of her aunt Mrs. Mary Olena Opsal, at Armstrong, Jan. 16. Recent guests in the Walter Muhle home were his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Merkle, Central City, Neb.; his sister, Mrs. Carolyn Mayhen of Schyler, Neb.; Mrs. Muhle's sister, Mrs. E. J. Bergt, daughter Ellen, son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Bergt, also of Schyler, Neb. Together, they all attended the DeBower Muhle wedding in the St. James Lutheran church in Allison, la., Sunday afternoon, Jan. 15. Mrs. Harold Trauger entertained a group of small children and their mothers Friday afternoon, Jan. 20, In honor at the fourth birthday of her son, Harold Deane Trauger. Attending were Mrs. James Trauger, Ronnie and Paul, Mrs. John M. Skogmo, Cassandra and Kirstan, Mrs. Robert San- I'ord and Sheryl and Mrs. Ray Agard. SNAKE BITE Mrs. Walter Green, of Clarke county, was treated for a rattlesnake bite last week. This type of mishap doesn't happen very often but Mrs. Green's husband operates a snake show. She opened the compartment where the snakes were kept, thinking the reptiles were hibernating. One of them wasn't. Mel Jones, 39, Rites Held At Rake, Jan. 14 . Lakoia — Military funeral services were held at Liberty Lutheran church in Rake, Thursday afternoon for Melbourne Jones, who was killed in a car crash near Rake, Saturday afternoon. Jan. 14 as he was driving home from town. His car was struck at an intersection by a Buick car driven by a. man from Winnebago, Minn. Melbourne, a returned veteran, was born at Huron, S. D., Nov. 23, 1014, and was 39 years old. He was married to Norma Michaelson, June 19, Iwut, and besides ular meeting. The main item of his wife, a small daughter survives, Also surviving are his father, John Jones, two brothers and four sisters. The Jones family built the house and lived for many years on a farm a short distance west of Gerled, a farm still owned by John Jones. The Rev. Hollegne had charge of the services. Burial was at Rake. Move To Acreage The John A. Dorenbush family moved to the Mrs. Warburton Whalcn acreage in east Lakota last week. A farewell party was given . them by neighbors and other friends the preceding week. Mrs. Muisman Hostess Mrs. Harry Mussman was hostess to the Methodist W. S. C. S. last week, Wednesday afternoon, and. in spite of zero weather, a food sized crowd was present. Mrs. Elles inland held a short prayer service preceding the reg- CHHIBTMA8 PRESENT Mrs. Robert Beal of Red Oak presented her husband with a fine Christmas present last month . . . a new baby daughter. Three years ago. she presented him with a son, also born on Christmas day Birthdays will be easy to remember m this household. . . * Tley'/l bear "the sensational I950 fiome Appliances/ See 'em Soon, ar... Crilly Appliance Store Algona introducing . . . "twin beds with privacy" for folks who lik« their -own way »3»* p«f person only at hotel sherman home of Tommy Bortlett's "Welcome Travelers" Chicago interest at the business meeting were the new cook books, and $75 was turned in from the sale of some of the books the first two weeks, leaving; 90 still to be sold. Mrs. J. H. Warburton gave a review. Mrs. S. A. Barrett had charge of the lesson. The February meeting will be with Emma Smith. Jerry Heetland and son, Wayne, were Algona visitors last week, Wednesday, where Jerry attended a luncheon at Geoige's Cafe and Attended a soil conservation meeting in the afternoon. Wayne visited relatives in Algona. Supt. J. W. Cook, V. A. Barrett, Bob Hamilton, Fred Pankuk, C. A. Gutknecht and Mrs. Jerry Heetland attended a meeting at Croft theatre in Bancroft last week, Wednesday, on the school district reorganization plan. Several carloads attended a meeting at Swea City the same evening. Milo Swanson of Wisconsin was the principal speaker. George Griese and Ubbe Dreesman left for Texas, Wednesday, Jan. 11, but Mr. Dreesman's daughter, Mrs. A. C. Schissel, reports that they changed plans en route and decided to spend a few days at Hot Springs, Mo., then go on later. Mrs A. E. Aftderson was brought home from Mercy hospital, Mason City, last week Mon-, day, and is recovering nicely after an operation. Mrs. Eldon Heetland was brought hotne from.Naeve hospital at Albert Lea, Saturday, Jan. 14, and is reported recovering nicely at her home. NERVOUS STOMACH helthlnff bloating and «olle i *•*• (Slehtfflcally t«rt«d f amcntt-more than a M I. A. TIGGES, DRUGS 5 Ea*t State St. Algona, Iowa TRAINED DIESEL MECHANICS NEEDED! QUALIFIER SKILLED MEN NEEDED FOR POSITIONS IN THE U.S.A. AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES Construction Special Offer Transportation Logging to All Ol's Agriculture If you arc mechanically inclined and desire to train for positions in this wide open, lucrative field, fill out the form below and mail at once. INTERSTATE TRAINING SERVICE DIESEL TRACTOR & HEAVY EQUIPMENT DIVISION Product approved by Diesel Engineers International Ass'n Write Box 69-H c/o Algona Upper Des Moines I want to enter the tractor and equipment field. Please furnish me full information about your training and placement advisory service. 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