The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 7, 1950 · Page 21
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 7, 1950
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LuVerne Fire Dept. Has Election Annual Dance At Plantation On Feb. 15th LuVerne — The LuVerne fire department held its annual election of officers recently. Henry Loerwald was elected fire chief, Ray Agard, assistant fire chief; Edward Lindebak, secretary and treasurer, and Clifford Holmes is captain. Following the election of officers, there was a short meeting in which the department voted to take in as a new member, William Prior. The department voted to hold their annual dance at the Plantation, Wednesday, Feb. 15. Arnby Meyers from Fairmont, Minn., will furnish the dance music. The reason the department is holding the dance out of town is for a larger crowd, and then the high school has refinishcd the local school gymnasium floor, and by having a dance will do some damage to the floor. The department has been holding its annual dance for the past three years and part of the proceeds have been going to purchase equipment, such as a battery charger, which is connected on the battery 24 hours, flashlights, a very good looking neon sign hanging above the doorway of the fire house; also, a shut-off valve which is used on the hydrants and several dozen gloves. Tickets for the dance are on sale by the firemen now. Presbyterian Meeting The Women's Society of the LuVerne Presbyterian church met Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the home of Mrs. James Doak. Mrs. Carl Goetsch was a guest. Miss Emma Krause, vice president, presided at the business meeting in the absence of the president, Mrs. Curtis Morgan. Devotions were also led by Miss Krause. The society discussed plans to paint the exterior of the LuVerne church in the near future. Hostess sorved refreshment.* The next meeting, Wednesday. Feb. 15, will be at the home of Mrs. Milo Patterson. W.S.C.S. Circle Meets The postponed meeting of Circle 1 of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist church met Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 1, at the home of Mrs. Harold Phillips, with Mrs. Robert Travis co-hostess. There were 17 in attendance. Trflnjgvotions" were'led "by "Mi Phil Henderson. Mrs. Ray Stone reviewed the first chapter of the book, "Women in the Scripture." A financial report was given by the committee serving the Commercial club dinner recently. Auction was held, followed by the hostesses serving a hot lunch. Trip To Weit Coast Mr. and Mrs. George Tiede of Fairmont, Minn., accompanied by Mrs. Edward Dehuert of Lu- Verne, left Thursday morning on an extended trip to the west coast. Mrs. Dehnert will visit at San Fernando, Cai., with her son and daughter-in-law, and Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Dehnert and make the acquaintance of her first grand- child, Joseph Edward Dehnert. Mr. and Mrs. Tieae purchased a tariler house for the trip. They will make San Fernando their headquarters while Visiting points of interest in California and other western states. Ladies Aid Meets The Ladies Aid Society of the Ziqn Lutheran church met in the church rooms Thursday afternoon, Feb. 2, with good attendance. Mrs. LoRoy Hanselman was in charge of the meeting. The Pastor, the Rev. L. Wittenburg, conducted the religious part of the program. Mrs. Herman Shulz had A paper on the topic, "Know Thy Neighbor," and a discussion of the subject followed. Guests at the meeting were the Rev. Hiedman, Garner; Mrs. Lewis Olson, Mrs. Mary Wegner. Mrs. Paul Will and Mrs. William Klawitter of LuVerne. Mrs. Paul Phillips was hostess serving refreshments. Mrs. Wolf Hostess The Friday, Feb. 3 meeting of the LuVerne J. J. club was held at the farm home of Mrs. Bernard Wolf. Fourteen members answered roll call by giving their favorite section of the newspaper. Mrs. Herman Shulz had the topic. She gave interesting talk on the subject, "Do You Know Your Neighbor?", which was greatly enjoyed. Hostess served refreshments. The next meeting is a nuns' party Friday, Feb. 17. Committees for prizes and card tables were named. Entertains Bowler* Mr. and Mrs. William Prior entertained the Baker bowling team and their wives at their home Monday evening. The ladies played cards and when the men returned from Algona bowling, lunch was served. Attending were Messrs, and Mesdames S. R. Baker, Cecil Baker, Harry Lichty of LuVerne, and Merlin Baker of Sexton. At Brother'! Rile* Gus Emma Krause, Krause, daughter, Miss sons, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Krause, Howard, all of Luverne; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Krause of Irvington attended tha funeral of Frank Krause Thursday, Feb. 2. Frank Krause, who was 75, died of a heart condition at his farm home south of Reiiwiek, Monday, Jan. 30. He was a brother of Gus Krause. Services were held In the Renwlck -Lutheran church, with burial in the Vernon cemetery, west of Renwick. Evangelical Meeting The Women's Society of World Service of the LuVerne Evangelical United Brethren church met at the parsonage Thursday afternoon, Feb. 2, with Mrs. Harold W. Dellit hostess. Guests were the Rev. and Mrs. A. S. Beckman and Mrs. Robert Randall. Devotions were led by Mrs. Emma Schmidt. Mrs. Henry Marty had charge of the study on the subject, Japan. Club Has "500" Party ,. The JUst For Fun club met Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 31, at the farm home of Mrs. Wayne Warmbier. "500" was played at three tables. High, Mrs. Harold Wolf and low, Mrs. Burtis DeNio. Hostess served refreshments. The next meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 14, with Mrs. Stanley Genrich. Cemetery Society The LuVerne Cemetery Society will meet at the city hall on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 9. Hostesses for the meeting will be Mrs. Fred Baumgartner, Mrs. Ralph Dimler, and Mrs. Arthur Dimler. The Corner Store, under the new management of Gilbert Rowen had a very successful grand opening Saturday, Jan. 28. Mrs. Lydia Lund attended a birthday party, honoring her nephew, Garry Rentz, in Algona, Saturday evening, Jan. 28. Gary the son of Mr. and Mrs. Milo Rente Of Algona, is enjoying a 46-day leave, as he serves in the navy and is stationed at San Francisco, Cal. Henry Meyer, accompanied by his son-in-law, Donald Behken- Visiting around Iowa v-""-" by j oe Marsh Washington's Birthday BjJIHiggins,our school r-_-- 153, got to arguing abtfftt wawi- fngton's birthday with Cousin Ed. *Yo« can have your Cherry Tree story," said Ed. "But, to me the great Washington story is Valley Forge. "It was the turning point that led to winning American freedom; our right to govern ourselves, think for ourselves, live our own lives." I agree with Ed. And I hope we never let go those rights which our forefathers fought to win — the right to live eur own lire*, believe our own beliefs. whether in polities, the wwrk we choose or wmt we eat, «r drtnkj- or wear. Ed works in a garage, drinks coffee, loves to go hunting. I work in an office, enjoy a temperate glass of beer after a day's work, and my hobby is fishing. That's fine with both of us, for each has the right to his own choice. It's the American way. We fought hard for it. Let's hold onto it, equally tot Marsh CopyrigMti, U. S. Brtwtn foundation The Better Your Home The Better Your Living LIVABLE THINK of Us When You Think of QUALITY For QUALITY is All We Ever Think of When We Think of You! . . . is the word for home furnishings that combine comfort, utility, beauty HALF THE CHARM of truly attractive homes is furniture that is livable. That means pieces designed for comfort and utility as well as beauty. It's the floor lamp and easy chair in exactly the right spot. It's the gleaming kitchen, so spotless and practical as well as in good taste. It's beautiful floor coverings selected for utility and long wear. Shop here for home furnishing* that are livable as well as beautiful. RICHARDSON FURNITURE COMPANY "WE REFUSE TO BE UNDERSOLD" dorf, of Bancroft, came l"uesday with a truck and took the household goods of Mr. arid Mrs. Meyer to Montgomery, Minn. It had been in storage here sin*e Mr. and Mrs. Meyer left LuVerne, where h* was agent for this M&SL railroad. Mrs. Walter Hefti, daughter, Marilyn, Johnnie Tiss, and Joan Phillips attended the Parent- Teachers meeting at the Vefnott Consolidated school Tuesday evening. Marilyn played a flute solo, "Moonlight and Roses," accompa- hied by Jdan Phillips. "LaPalo- ma," "Lavender Blue," and "Turkey in the Straw," were played by Johnnie on his xylophone. Mrs. Lydia Lund has received word from her daughter, Delores Decorah, that she has now moved to the new girls' dormitory recently completed et Luther college. Four girls are assigned to one room, with individual facilities for each girl. Delores will graduate from a two-year course at Luther in May. She is trained for teaching. Mr. and Mrs. George Schwartz are the parents of a son born Monday morning, Jan. 30, in the Mary Greeley hospital in Ames. This is their first child. Mrs. Schwartz is the former Betty Nelson, daughter of Mr. ahd Mrs. John A. Nelson, LuVerne. The Rev. Hiedman, Garner, was a visitor at the Rev. and Mrs. L. Wittenburg home Thursday afternoon. Lund, student at. Luther college, LeRoy Hanselman, Donald Warmbier, and Earl Janssen at- Tuesday, February 7, 1§50 tended a farm sale near Estherville, Thursday. Merlin G. Cody of LuVerne and his father, Walter Mody, Humboldt, have returned from a .two-week visit with relatives in California. Edward Asa and son, Richard, of Racine, Wis., visited at the Mr. and Mrs. Askel Nielson home and other relatives here the past week. Robert Smith of Blue Earth, Minn., visited at the Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Dimler home Monday. Phil C. Lichty returned Thursday from Mercy hospital. Ft. Algona Upper Des Moinet—7 62 Years Wed For W. C. Elberts spital d si Dodge, where he had surgery, recently. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Beigger, Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Jackson and Verlaine Johnson attended a Moose dinner in Ft. Dodge, on Thursday evening. RUBBER STAMPS — ALL kinds, all sizes—made to order At the ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES, in the NEW newspaper building, 111 E. Call St. 5tf Whilfemore — Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Elbert celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary last week Tuesday. Jan. 31. Those attending were Mrs. Lawrence Elbert and family of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Elbert and family. Mr. and Mr*. Leo Elbert, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Elbert and family, Mr., and Mrs. Elmer Elbert and family, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Schmitt and son, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Mueller, and Martin and William Elbert. The filbert's moved oh their farm 2!i miles northwest of Whiiiemore in 1898, when they came from Illinois and have lived there ever since. IF ITS NEWS WE WANT IT! Riverdale Hostess Mary Jane Origer was hostess to the Riverdale Rustlers 4-H club, with Luella Bnrmann as assistant hostess, last week. Thirteen members were present. Carol Wagner, and Mrs. Patterson, leader, Rave talk* Ruth Ann Becker was a guest. Slander is oral abuse. PHONE 229 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiffltifflnfflniiii.niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiis "One of the best shows'we have ever presented ..." "A Great Evening Of Entertainment" "fun for the whole family ~ no sales talk" "A show that will please young and old. . . ." OUR ADVICE "Be sure not to miss the Free Family Party" IT'S AT ALGONA IMPLEMENT C0.-8:0fl P,M. 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