The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 31, 1950 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 31, 1950
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Presbyterian The Presbyterian Women's circles will meet Thursday afternoon, Feb. 2, as follows: A, Mrs HI ' K . urt ?' ass '«ed by Mrs. Holman Anderson and Mrs. John Grotte, program by Mrs. Henry Lund; B Mrs. A. E. Kresensky, assisted .by Mrs, Russell Guster u Florence Peterson, prograr. by Mrs Ernest Egel; C, Will T e t. t r F £ lday af ternuon with Mrs. A. w. Amunson, assisted by Mrs Robert McConnell, program by Mrs. George St. John; D, Mrs. Chris Jensen, assisted by Mrs Laura Woito and Mrs. William Turner, program . by Mrs. Lyle Mathes; E, Mrs. J. H. Breckbill, assisted by Mrs, Chris Long, program by Mrs. Harvey-Finely. Please note change of day for Circle C. <OJh Anniversary Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Winkel were hosts at an evening party Thursday, Jan. 26, a celebration of the 40th wedding anniversary of Mrs. Winkel's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Capesus. Twelve guests were present and the evening was spent at cards. High score prize winners were Mrs Lawrence Winkel and Frank Capesius. The low score went to Mrs. Frank Capesius and Walter Bradley. Frank Capesius was also winner of the travel prize. Lunch was served at the close of the evening-. Mrs. Winkel also entertained members of her sewing club Tuesday afternoon. Arden Thompson. Seven Mrs. Al Thompson entertained at an after school party last week Monday, a celebration of the seventh birthday of her son, Arden. Guests were Tom and Jane Vinson, Jim Finn, Jim and Sharon Graham, Loren and Richard Thompson, Bob Jensen, Robert Percival, Bill Fraser, and the honoree's brother, Jinn. Refreshments were served after games had been played. Wed 30 Years Mr. and Mrs. Anton Zittritsch entertained the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Weber, at dinner, Friday, Jan. 20, in honor of their 30th wedding anniversary. In the afternoon Mrs. Erman Hansen ancf daughters, Ida May, Clara, and Mary Ann, were guests and visited with Mrs. Weber. Lunch was served after a social afternoon. Congregational Luncheon The Women's Association of the Congregational church will meet Thursday, Feb. 2, for a one o'clock luncheon. Mrs. Hugh Raney will have chai-ge of the dining room. Mrs. G. W. Stillman will give the lesson, "Today in Japan." Bel Canto Meets , The "Bel Canto" club met Wednesday afternoon at the library. Ru' v Shierk gave the lesson. Mrs. Spongberg Hostess Mrs. Albin Spongberg was hostess to the members of her sewing club last week Monday afternoon. NOTICE OF AMENDMENTS OF THE ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF THE MID-WEST SERVICE COMPANY KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS That a special meeting of the stock-holders of the Mid-West Service Company, a corporation duly organized and existing under the laws of the State of Iowa was held at the corporation's principal place of business In Algona, Kossuth County. Iowa. on the 20th day of May, 1049. at which meeting all of the stockholders of the corporation were present. Each and every stockholder duly waived written notice of the meeting and the purpose of said meeting, ana all of the stock of the corporation having voted (or the adoption, the following resolutions were duly adopted by unanimous vote: "That the corporate existence of said Mid-West Service Company be and hereby Is extended for a term In perpetuity from and after the date of approval thereof by the Secretary- of State of the State at Iowa, and Article V. of the Articles of Incorporation be amended to read as follows: "Article ' V. The duration of this corporation shall be perpetual." "BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED That a copy of this resolution duly certified by the Secretary, be filed and recorded as required by law, that the proper officers of the corporation take such proceedings as may be necessary in order to accomplish the purposes hereof . "BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED. That this resolution be executed on behalf of the corporation and the stockholders thereof by the president and attested by the secretary, and the corporate se»l be affixed hereto." "That the authorized capital stock of the Mid-West Service Company be increased from 1.000 shares of the par value of $100.00 each to 2500 shares of the par value of sjop.OO ecch. so that the authorized capital stock of said corporation shall hereafter be $250,000 Instead of J100.000 as heretofore. ^BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED. That a copy of this resolution duly certified by the Secretary, be filed and recorded as required by law. that the proper officers of the corporation take such proceedings as may be necessary In order to accomplish the purposes IT FURTHER RESOLVED That thta resolution be executed on behalf of the corporation by the secretary, and the corporate seal be affixed hereto," ATTEST: Christopher Faye „ , _ Secretary of the Mid-West Service Co. a corporation Martin A. Jensen President, Mid-West Service Co. a corporation (SEAL) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BLUE EARTH BE IT REMEMBERED, That on this 6th day of July. 1MB. before me a notary public in and for said county and state, personally appeared Martin A. Jenson and Christopher Faye. each being by me personally known, who being duly sworn, did say that they are the President and SecrcUry- Treasurer respectively of the Mld-Wcit Service Company and that said instrument was signed and scaled m behali of said Corporation by authority of its stockholders and that they acknowledged said Instrument to be the voluntary act and deed of said corporation. by them voluntarily executed. WITNESS My hand and notarUl seal at Mankato in the County of Blue Earth State of Minnesota, the day aua year above wrltic^ & Notary Public- Blue Earth County. MiimfMJla My Commission Expires October 1«. UjJ AJ-') -' WILSON. BLETHEN AND OGLi. Attorneys for Mid-West Service Co. 230U South Front Street Mankato, Minnesota _ Mergen - Bormann Wedding Phyllis Mergen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Mergen of Whittemore, and Robert Bormann, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bormann of Bode, were united in marriage at 9 a. m., Jan. 31, at St. Michael's Catholic church, Whittemore. The Rev. Wm. Veil performed the single ring ceremony. The bride was attired in an ivory satin dress with a fitted bodice, long pointed sleeves, and full, lace-trimmed train. Her fingertip veil was held in place by a tiara of seeded pearls. The bridesmaid was Mrs. Leo Kirschbaum, sister of the bride. She was dressed in a turquoise satin gown with matching mitts and headdress. Her flowers were yellow daffodils, and the bride's bouquet was red and white roses. Kenneth Bormann, brother of the groom, was best man. Both wore light suits. The bride's mother wore a green crepe dress, and the groom's mother wore a blue crepe dress. Each wore a yellow daffodil corsage. Mrs. Joe Fleming was organist and Mary Jane Ulhenhake and Clete Salez were singers. Acolo- ytes were Darrell See Mergen and Joel Bormann, nephew and brother of the bride and groom. A reception was held at the bride's home for 80 guests. The couple entertained their many friends at a dance at the Plantation ballroom. The couple will make their home northeast of St. Joe. Mickey Balluff, 7 Mickey Balluff, son of Mr. and Mrs. George V. Balluff, was host to a group of his iriends on his seventh birthday, last week. Those present were David Hanselman, Kenny Holmes, Larry Klein, Bobby Lee, Alan Selich- now, Denny Waller and Dickie Balluff. Games were played after which lunch was served. Jimm.i Ulfers, one of the invited guests, was-unable to attend. LaVonne Wolcoii Engaged Announcement has been made of the recent engagement of La Vonne Wolcott, daughter of E. L. Wolcott, to Clayton Pittman, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Pittman. The couple plans to be married this summer. Miss Wolcott has been employed by the Security State Bank for the past few years. Mr. Pittman is associated with his parents in the United Loan Service. Cresco M & D Club The Cresco Mother and Daughter club will meet Feb. 8, 1950, at the home of Mrs. John Whittaker. Assisting hostesses are Mrs. J. Vernon Evand and Mrs. Victor Applegate. Roll call will be a Valentine exchange. Garry Dean Rents Honored /' birthday dinner was held Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Milo Rentz in honor of their son, Garry Dean's birthday. He arrived home on furlough from Guam on Jan. 1. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Steward of Burt, Mrs. O. S. Lund of Lu Verne, Bob Kiley of Sexton, and the immediate Rentz family. Methodist Circles The Methodist W.S.C.S. meets Thursday, Feb. 2, for a one o'clock luncheon. Mrs. John Kirk's division will serve and Mrs. Roger Phillips is assistant. The lesson, "The World Must Learn to Read," will be given by Mrs. Theo Hutchison. Special recognition will be given the new members and this will be in charge of Mrs. W. A. Foster, who heads the membership committee. Parly On Birthday Mrs. Edwin Wittkopf entertained at an evening party Saturday honoring her husband's birthday. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wittkopf, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Bell, and Ida and Ella Zumach. The evening was spent at cards and refreshments were served. Lutheran Basket Social The wives of the members of the Trinity Lutheran church "Men's Club" gave a basket social Monday evening for them. They also provided the program which consisted of three humorous skats, "Hill Billies," "The Gay Nineties," and a "German Band." Mrs. Brundage Hostess Mrs. G. D. Brundage entertained the members of her card club Wednesday a f t.e r n o o n Guests were Mrs. Pearl Potter and Mrs. E. B. Carlson. Bridge Club Mel Mrs. William Dau was hostess to the members of her bridge Club Wednesday evening. Guests were Mrs. L. S. Thompson and Mrs. Anton Didriksen.~~High and low score prizes v/ere won by Mrs. L. E. Hovey and Mrs. John Dutton, respectively. Catholic Luncheon The Catholic Women will serve a luncheon Thursday, Feb. 2, beginning at 11:30 and continuing til 1:00. The January and February committees with Helen McEnroe, Mrs. Russell Pickett, and Mrs. Lou Matern and Mrs. Bob Loss as chairmen, will have charge of the meeting. Baptist Women The Baptist Women will meet Thursday afternoon, Feb. 2, with Mrs. Lloyd Haubach as chairman of the serving committee. Mrs. Henry Furst will give the lesson and devotions. Hosts To Choir The music committee of the Congregational church, which consists of Opal Bourne, Veda Murtagh, Grace Humphrey, Francis Grantham, and Betty Stillman, entertained the choir members at Thursday evening dinner in the church dining room. Sorority Meeting Exemplar members of Beta Sigma Phi will meet Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the home of Mrs. Tom Sampson. Degr*« of Honor Meeting The D§eree. of Honot, will Vncet Monday ! 'evenfhg, Feb. 6, at the library for its regular business meeting. Pinochle Club Party Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stillman entertained the members of their Pinochle club Wednesday evening, Jan. 18. Prizes were won by Mrs. David Smith and William Bestenlehner. Fellowship Meeting The Youth Fellowship group of the Methodist ^.church met with the Burt group Sunday evening. Three cars of members were in attendance from nere, and the Rev. O. W. Brand was speaker. Sewing Club Today Mrs. W. A. Hardy is entertaining the members of her sewing club this afternoon {Tuesday). Mrs. W. G. McCullough is visiting her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Horn, at Newton. William Watkins was taken sick Thursday With the flu but was practically recovered the first of the week. Mrs. Orville Wicks entertained the members of her sewing club Friday evening. Fourteen guests were present. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wiitkopf had as guests Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs. Rheinhard Zumach and family of Whittemore. Mrs. Walter Klamp was hostess to the members ot her birthday club Friday afternoon. The time was spent socially and at sewing. Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Lehman had their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Don West, of Des Moines as weekend guests. Mr. and Mrs. William J. Walls and daughter, Connie, left Saturday for their home in Oxnard, Cal., alter a two months' visit here with relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs, Everett Witham, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Simpson, left last week for California, going via Arizona. They expect to be gone till March 1. Mr. and Mrs. Wade Ball have had as guest Mrs. Mary Zoller of Lakota. The visit was more extended than was planned because of the snow storm and bad road conditions. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Zerfass left Thursday for Boone and en trained from there for Los Angeles, Cal., for a four or five weeks' visit with Mary and Katherine Zerfass, sisters of Paul. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Richardson law, Sgt. and Mrs. Eldon Hurlburt, of Colorado Springs, Colo. They were joined here by other guests for a family dinner, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jacobson of Burt, son-in-law and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richardson. Mrs. George Winter had Mrs. Carl Gerzema and Mrs. P. C. Shaper of Lakota as callers last week. Mr. and Mrs. Winter formerly lived at Lakota before retirement and moving here, having purchased the Mrs. Mary Marsh home on south Thorington street. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wibben spent Sunday at Bancroft with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nels Godfredson. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Godfredson, formerly of Pensacola, Fla., but who are now making their home at .Bancroft. Cecil is a son of Mr. and Mrs.. Nets Godfredson. , Mrs. E. Benson returned home Satutday, evening,, following a ten-day visit with her son and family, ' Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Benzon, at Sioux Falls, S. D. The Benzons were parents of a baby girl Jan. 16, so "grandmother" had to visit them. The little girl has been named Alexis Marie. Stanley, who is associated with the Wearever Aluminum Co., has been transferred trom Sioux Falls to Des Moines where they will move March 1. FARM SALE 320 ACRES OF IMPROVED LAND The Bierstedt farm in Burt Township, Kossuth County, Iowa, will be sold to the highest bidder on February 10, 1950, at 2:00 o'clock P. M., in the Court Room of the Court House in Algona, Iowa. LOCATION— The farm is located in Burt Township, 1V£ miles straight west of Burt, Iowa and '/j miles south and 3 miles East of Lone Rock, Iowa, and Is described as the West half (W'/i) of Section Twenty-two (22), Township Ninety-seven (97) North, Range Twenty-nine (29), West of the 5th P. M., Kossuth County, Iowa. TERMS AND PLAN OF SALE— Farm will be offered for sale in separate tracts as the South half of Southwest quarter, North half of Southwest quarter, Southwest quarter, Northwest quarter and then as a whole tract, that is the West half of the Section. Whichever plan will amount to the largest sum, that plan will be submitted to the Court for approval. Purchaser or purchasers to pay 20% down and balance in cash on final settlement as soon at abstracts of title have been approved by purchasers and deads delivered. Premises will be sold free and clear of liens and encumbrances. The 1949 taxes, payable in 1950, will be paid by the Referee. Possession will be given as of March 1, 1950, subject to lease of Wm. Madson which expires March 1, 1951. IMPROVEMENTS— Two story 6 room house with 2 enclosed porches, large barn, double crib with overhead granary and new inside elevator, hog house, chicken house, machine shed, garage, steel grain bin. Farm is serviced by R.E.A. high line- 1948 taxes, payable in 1949, were $377. The successful bidders will enter into a" contract with the Referee, subject to approval of Court. For further details or information see the Referee. R. H. MILLER, Algona, Iowa REFEREE Ann Fechner left Sunday for Chicago on a week's buying trip. While there she will visit her brother, L. M. Osterbauer of Ottawa, III. Mrs. Dorothy Gerhards will accompany Ann in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Klamp entertained the members of the County school custodians and the wives at a six-thirty dinner Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Bryant school. --Mrs. Almira Green has sold her household goods and has gone to Mason City where she is employed. She had been housekeeper for Roy Davis a few weeks, prior to leaving for the no\v location. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weishaar, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Weishaar and son, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peter and sons and Gladys and Geraldine Weishaar visited Mr. and Mrs. John Rudisill and family at Woden, Sunday. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF IOWA. IN AND FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY NOTICE OF REFEREE'S SALE ALVENA OSTWA.LD, Plaintiff MARY OSTWALD, et .al Defendants By virtue of Decree of the above entitled Court entered on the 1st day of December, 1949. in the above cntitf- fi\ action appointing the undersigned as Referee to make partition of the real estate hereinafter described by sale and division of the proceeds, the Undersigned Referee will on the 10th day of February, 1050, offer for sale to the highest bidder for cash the following described real estate, situated in the County of Kossuth and State of Iowa, to-wit: The West Half (W',i) of Section Twenty-two (22), Township Ninety-seven (97) North, Range Twentynine (2!>). West of the 5th P.M., Kossuth County, Iowa, said sale to take place at the Court Room in the Court House in Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa at 2 o'clock P. M.. of said day. Said premises 'will be sold at the following terms: Twenty per cent (207JO down on date of sale and the balance in cash at date of final settlement, same to be paid on or before the 1st day of March, 1950, the successful bidder will enter into a contract with the Referee, the terms of which will be subject to the approval of the District Court. Said sale to be free and clear of all liens and encumbrances and merchantable title' and abstract to be furnished to the purchaser. Dated this 28th day of January, A. D., 1950. R. H. MILLER. Algona. Iowa 4-5 REFEREE NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL IN DISTRICT COURT State of Iowa, Kossuth County, ss. No 6018 January Term, 1950 To All Whom It May Concern: You Are Hereby Notified, That an instrument of writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Tressie Ringsdorf. Deceased, dated August 29. 1947, having been this day filed, opened and read, Saturday the llth day of. February, 1950, is fixed ~)r hearing proof of same at the Court 'ouse In AJgona. Iowa, before the ''strict Court of said County, or the Clerk of said Court ;and at ten o'clock A. M.. of the- day above mentioned all persons interested are hereby notified and required to appear, and show cause, if any they have, why said instrument should not be probated and allowed as and for the last Will and Testament of said deceased. Dated at Algona, Iowa. January 2G, 1950. ALMA PEARSON. Clerk of District Court. Hutchison & Hutchison, Attorneys 4 Algona, Iowa Mrs. Herman Mitlag, accompanied by Mrs. Frank, has gone to Savannah, Mo., for treatment at the sanitarium there. Mrs. Florence Dumais of International Falls, Minn., who has been visiting her mother. Mrs. Nettie Fisher, had expected to return home several days ago but was taken sick and has been confined to bed. She is now somewhat improved. Tuesday. January 31, 1950 Algona Upper Des Moines—3 Mrs. Jim Kelly has received word from her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Dugan, of Lone Rock, that they have reaclu\ California, where they plan to remain till March. They went via Tucson, Ariz., where tncy visited Dr. and Mrs. L. W. Fox, former Al- gonians, and with them, made a trip into Old Mexico. Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Bjustrom left last week Sunday for Florida and plan to spend three or four weeks in the south. Mrs. Meia Culberison and her mother. Mrs. S. M. Jordon, of Irvington have taken an apartment at Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wegener's. j VALUE NEWS FOR SPRING! > LOWER IN PRICE 'WOOLS AND RAYONS ... > MISSES, JUNIORS, HALF SIZES > VIBRANT SPRING SHADES Others: $1495 to $24 95 Lf R R H H Department Stores Circle This Date Oit Your Cajgiidar! COMING FRIDAY, FEB. 10 Algona High School Auditorium-8:00 P.M. STAGE FREE COLOR FRIENDS SELLING- ZEMEMBER MUSIC - MAGIC - COMEDY - FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY SPONSORED BY TAYLOR IMPLEMENT CO, ALGONA, IOWA

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