The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 7, 1950 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 7, 1950
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Titonka Federated Club Holds Annual Election Titonka — The Titonka Federated club held its annual election of officers at its last meeting, which began with a pot lock supper at the home of Mrs. Kenneth Swan. The officers elected were Mrs George Alke, president, Mrs. Arthur Eden, vice president; Mary Oesterreieher, secretary; Mrs. Charles Peterson, treasurer; Mrs. Henry Plaiser, historian, and Mrs. Henry Dreesman, executive board members of the County Fededation. The club members voted to pack boxes of clothing, food, and toilet articles to be sent to the Navajo Indians and to Greece. They also recently gave $25.00 to the public lihmrv. AB n civic Cub Scout organization. Titonka Lions Win The Titonka Lions club played and won two benefit games of hilarious basketball against the Wesley Lions club, Wednesday evening. The games were piayed in the Wesley school gymnasium and were witnessed by a large crowd of enthusiastic fans, who agreed that the customs and strategy used by the players was most unusual. Clifford Metcalf, school superintendent, and Ted Dunmier, ex- coach, while perhaps not as nimble as 25 years ago, proved to be the stars of the first game, which — ~ me Mais 01 me iirsi game, wnicn project tney are sponsoring the wound up with a score of 14 to 2. The second game proved to be a ' little faster, perhaps age had something to do with it, and ended with a score of 35 to 25. The group of Titonka players for the first game included Clifford Metcalf, Ted Dunmire, Bob Lang, George Bonacker, Art Hench, Herman Dreesman, Clifford Krantz and Homer Downs. For the second game, Edward Boyken, Harry Mehlan, Edward Sathoif, Clarke Miller, Russeli Castor, Art Budlong, Harold Gartner and Bob Schenk. So far no reports have come in of any player being bedridden after the strenuous evening. Home From Vacation Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beed and daughter, Ruth, returned Saturday, Feb. 4, from a vacation trip through the southern states. They visited with Mrs. Heed's sister and family in Louisiana and with friends in Kansas City and Georgia. have moved into the newly constructed Lutheran parsonage which is located on the lot just north of the old parsonage. It is a two-story frame dwelling, consisting of eight rooms and attached garage. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. French left Saturday, Feb. 4, for a month's vacation, which they will spend in New Orleans, t,a., and St. Petersburg. Key West, and Miami, Fla. While in St. Petersburg they will visit with the Sumner Quartons. At the last meeting of the Titonka Women's club, held at the home of Mrs. C. H. Downs, two large boxes of used clothing were packed to be sent overseas through the Lutheran agency at Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Meryl Yeoman and family spent Sunday at Whittemore with Mrs. Yeoman's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Johnson. The Rev. and Mrs. A. Mardorf Libel is written abuse. Mrs. John Ramse Swea-Eagle Twp. Resident Dies Swea fe Eagle — Mrs. John Ramse. mother of Orvillo Ramsc, and former Grant township resident, died of a heart attack at the home of her son, Lester, Sun- dav. Jan. 29. Mr?. Ramse had suffered from heart condition for some time. Funeral services were field Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 1. nt the Bricclyn Lutheran church. Burial was made in the East Chain Lutheran cemetery. Record Farm Crowd, Becks Shirley Decks' farm sale drew a record crowd Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 1, and report a good sale. Becks sold their 80-acre farm to 1). I.ockwood of Rock, who will move onto it March 1. The Becks expect to do some traveling and arc undecided as to where they will make their home. Freddy Link Has Operation Freddy, young son of Mr. and Mis. Sam Link, underwent an appendectomy at St. Ann hospital in Alfjona hist Monday. Freddy had a ruptured appendix and was very ill. He- is recovering satisfactorily. His'mother is staying in Algona to be near her son. Eugene Hanson and Reuben Hok-omb were weekend visitors at the homo of their parents, L. J. Hansons and P. A. Halcomhs. The boys are attending a short course in engineering at Iowa Stale college, Ames. Lionel Thompson left - last Thursday for it few weeks' vacation trip before spring farm work begins. He plans to visit relatives in Ohio, Indiana, and West Virginia. Tuesday, February 7, 1950 Algona Upper Des Moines—3 Edward Anderson has returned home from a four-week trip to Texas and the southern sjates, and Los Angeles, Cal. * Mrs. Dettmer Thompson and Florence Erickson called Wednesday afternoon on Mrs. George Pearson. Andrew Pearson accompanied Rev. Youngquist to Ft. Dodge, Tuesday, where the men attended the annual meeting of the Northern District Lutheran group at Ft. Dodge Lutheran church. Mrs. Al Pearson had some gues's Tuesday evening to help her celebrate the birthday of her mother, Mrs, It. Maushauad, who was 81. Mrs. Maushaund makes her home at Pearson's. Sexton W.S.C.S. Meets Thursday Sexton — The Sexton W.S.C.S. will meet this week Thursday afternoon. Feb. 9. at the home of Mrs. Goo. Olsen. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jennings spent Friday visiting with relatives in Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Will Spiecher, Buffalo Center, and Mr. and Mrs. Hcrvey Graham of Titonka were Thursday dinner guests at the home of their brother and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jennings. Ambrose Lu'ktieg and Bernard Weaver went to Ft. Dodge Thursday to j:et the latter's father, Jacob Weaver, who has been a patient at the Mercy hospital. He is now at the Merntt Rest Home in Algona. Betty Wermersen spent Friday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Wermersen, from her duties at St. Ann hospital. PORTABLE TYPEWRITERS, Smith-Corona and Royals, new 1950 models, at the ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES. mini •••••H ANNUAL MEETING Algona Co-op Creamery Association Thursday, Feb. 9 Beginning 7:30 P.M. Sharp School Auditorium HERE IS THE EVENING'S COMPLETE PROGRAM: 1 2 Reading of Annual Reports Election of Officers for 1950 C. R. Schoby presents Loren Gaf ke, Regional, Representative of American Dairy Association, who Will Present a Talk and Exhibit a Movie 5 Full Vaudeville Show Presenting: Harris Nelson, Comic Ventriloquist; Lucille Elmore and Her Whiz Kids; Carl Mario, Master of Ceremonies 3 Address by Leo Benson, Manager, State Brand £? Free Lunch and Refreshments at Veterans of For- Creameries, Mason City V eign Wars Hall After the Program YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED Rebate of 6% of Petroleum Products Purchased in 1949 Will be Paid in Ccsh to Members At This Meeting

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