The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 14, 1950 · Page 16
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WJ. Davison, Burt, Resident Of County 76 Years, Dies Burl — The Band Mothers helt the regular meeting at the home of Mrs. Don Mitchell Thursday evening with Mrs. Jas Christen sen, Mrs. Ben Lampe, and Mrs George Manus assisting hostess es. This group voted to purchase three new instruments for the band. These instruments, for the marching band, are a Scotch drum, bell lyre, and the cymbols Mr. Olson, band leader, attendee the meeting. Lutheran Activity At the last meeting of the Lutheran Ladies Aid, the members voted to buy and install an electric water heater and water softener in the parsonage. This church is still without a regular pastor. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Hawcott and Sheila, with Mr. and Mrs George Hawcott, spent Sunday, a week ago, with Mr. and Mrs. Zack Holdren in Spencer. Mrs. Holdren is Mrs. Wallace Hawcott's grandmother. Mrs. Lockwood entertained the Fortnightly club members at her home Friday afternoon. Injured In Fall J. Luther Miller underwent an operation at the Mercy hospital in Ft. Dodge, last Thursday. He went to the hospital on Wednesday. The operation was necessitated by a fall he had a week ago at the elevator. Mr. Miller is manager of the Co-op elevator. Presbyterian Church Ray K. Hill, Minister Sunday, February 19 10:00 a. m. Morning Worship Sermon, "God's Garden" 11:00 a. m. Sunday School 7:00 p.m. Westminster Fellowship Eastern Star School The following attended an Eastern Star school of instruction at West Bend, Wednesday afternoon: Erma Harvey. Viola McDonald, Wanta Lee Hawcott, Lottie Hawcott, Pearl Fischer, Fran Nealy. Genevieve Graham, 4.1 an ncaij'. vxci. Georgia Holding, drews, Velma O" ig, IWary )lson, an Jean • Anand Mr. and Mrs. Merle Richaras. In the evening, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Holding, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Andrews, and Mrs. Harvey attended, also Mr. and Mrs. Merle Richards. A Farewell Party Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis went to the Harold Hobson home Wednesday evening for a farewell party for the Curtises, who are planning to move to their home in town soon. The following neighbors were there: Mr. and Mrs. Pete Kollasch, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Riedel, Ernest Riedel and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fischer, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ha- beqer, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Junker- rheier. Charles Curtis and family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hofus, Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Black, and Mrs. Warren. Mrs. Warren is an aunt of Mrs. Curtis. Wm. Batt has been working in the Hammerstrom barber shop the past few weeks. Mr. Hammer- Strom has been in Rochester, where he has gone to find the cause of skin trouble on his hands. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mitchell and two sons spent Friday and Saturday with the Don Mitchells. The men are brothers, and the Fred Mitchells live at Iowa Falls. 8—Algona Upper Des Moinet Tuesday, February 14, 1950 Mothers To Buy 3 New Instruments, Burt Band The Legion and Auxiliary met at the hall Tuesday evening with Mrs. George Hawcott, Mrs. Chas. Scott, and Mrs. Willis Vogel as hostesses. The Legion recently sent a large barrel of toys for the toy drive to be sent overseas. Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Willrett, Wendell and Duane, were dinner guests of the Lewis Riedels Sunday evening. Mrs. Herman Neitzel's birthday was Thursday, and in observance of the occasion the children spent the day with them. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Johnson and Joel of Lake Crystal. Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Clint Henderson, Margery and Marlene spent the afternoon, and in the evening Mr. and Mrs. Durwood Neitzel and family of Bancroft Were there. Three birthday cakes were presented to Mrs. Neitzel. Mrs. W. V. Klempley of Algorta called on Mrs. C. C. Smith the first of the week. Rev. and Mrs. Ray K. Hill and Michael spent the weekend in Des Moines. Mrs. Henry Meier went to Minneapolis last week to make the acquaintance of a new grandson at the Keith Merrymans. The baby was born Thursday and weighs five pounds. The Merrymans have one other child, Linda, 2 years old. Bertha Koestler of Los Angeles, Cal., who spent the past three weeks with relatives here, returned to her home Thursday, by way 1 of Mason City. She spent some time with Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Krantz at .Titonka, also. Mr.- and Mrs. Gedrge Koestler .ook her to Mason City. The former L-h-and B club members, with the husbands as iuests, were entertained at the lome of Mr. and Mrs. Claud Sigs- >ee, Monday evening, honoring he birthday of Mrs. Ruth Sigs- >ee. The evening was spent socially, and a delicious lunch was served by the hosUss. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Batt, son, Jarold, and granddaughter, Diann Miller, visited Sunday afternoon with the former's mother, Mrs. Bertha Batt, at St. Benedict. Mrs. John DeWall and Donavon of St. Jame*, Minn., are spending a few days at the Henry Weier home while Mrs. Meier is n Minneapolis. The Burt bus drivers attended a clinic at Etnmetsburg, Friday. Those attending were Wm. Batt, Kay Holding, and Gerald Geesman. Larry Dreyer spent Thursday night with his friend, Richard Steward. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Dundas moved from the Ringsdorf house in the north part of town to the Sewick apartment recently vacated by Gertrude Ackerman. The Dundas plan to build in the near future. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lockwood spent Thursday with the Lester Bonnstetters in Corwith. Mrs. Bonnstetter and Mrs. Lockwood are sisters. Burt — Funeral services for W. J. Davison were held at the Presbyterian church Friday afternoon at 1:30 with Rev. R. K. Hill, pastor, in charge. Mr. Davison passed away Wednesday morning at the Cherokee hospital, following a few weeks' illness. William, son of Daniel and Catherine Davison, was born in Portland township April 3, 1873. In 1895 he married Ruth Butterfield and to this couple were born four children, Edna Bradford, Palo Alta, Cal.; Frank of Des Moines; Irma of Postville, and William, who died in infancv. Three grandchildren survive. He also leaves three brothers, Charles of Leith, N. D.; John of Guy Mills, Pa., and Luman of Jamestown, N. D.; two sisters, Lydia Henley, Heil, N. D., and Bertha Mansmith of Bancroft. Two sisters preceded him in death, Martha Allen and Hattie Stott. Erna Baars sang "Rock of Ages" and "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," accompanied by Ruth Hodgson on the piano. Pallbearers were John Trunk- hill and Mennet Trunkhill. Ronald Ortman, Paul Olson, Gordon Biddings, and Harold Fischer. Mr. Davison was school janitor for rnore than 20 years and was Jus- lice of the Peace at the time of illness. He was a Mason, and the Masons had charge of sery- ces at the grave. Burial was in the Bifrt cemetery beside his wife who passed away in 1933. Out-of-town relatives, besides Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davison of Des Moines and Irma- Davison, who teaches at Postville, present were Mrs. Milo Brown of Gar- ner. Mf. and Mrs. Puffer of Corwith, Mrs. Gillispie, Algona, and Mrs. Bertha Mansmith of Ban croft. NOW! ANYONE CAN HAVE PLENTY OF HOT WATER QUICK! MW F*cxiT-sai PO*TA*U WATER RUTH COITI IBS TUM $9.SO HEATS FAST AS GAS Merely pl»c« » portable FAST-WAY Water HU« luick Heater in » receptacle containine water. in nearwt socket. Presto! HeaU water quick for bathing, •rrubbinc, wuhinc, etc. Alao clean- iu* milk separators, etc.— speed depending on quantity. iieaU fut M average g*a burner. No fires to build or hot water to carry—no running up and down stairs. No dirt, no muas, no top- heavy fuel bills. Handy! Inetj>*n*y're! NowcosU leas than fe.56. Caution! Head direction* b* fore using. >or sale bv— Cowan Bldg. Supply or Leading Hardware & Electric Stores Everywhere. REMOVAL SALE! REMOVAL SALE! REMOVAL SALE! WE SHOULDN'T Be in the APPLIANCE BUSINESS! Nope—we shouldn't be in the appliance business at all... we're" in the tire business. SO we're clearing out the remainder of our unrelated stock. These are real buys on well-known merchandise! SEACO REFRIGERATOR Big, roomy 9 cu. ft. model. Fully guaranteed. Regular price on this was $319.50 1 THOR WASHER Wringer type-late model, sells for $139.95 2 THOR AUTO-MAGIC WASHERS 1949 Models. Ona of the best-liked automatic washers. This model can be used for dish-wishing and clothes washing. Regular price, $199.50 GENERAL MILLS ELECTRIC IRONS This is the model engineered for pressing and ironing. Regular price, complete with steam attachment, $21.00. CHAMPION OUTBOARD MOTRS 149 7.9 hp; was 198.30. 146 50 4.2 hp; was 149.70. 50 OK RUBBER WELDERS 118 No. Thorington Phone 308 Methodist Church William S. Handy, Pastor The W.S.C.S. Circles meet on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2:15 p. m. Dorcas Circle, Mrs. O'Keefe and Mrs. Hoppus hostesses; Esther Circle, Mrs. G. O. McFarland hostess, Mrs. Roy Clark assisting; Ruth Circle, Mrs. John Geesman hostess, Mrs. Harold Fischer assisting. Sunday, Feb. 19 Sunday School 10 a. m. Morning Worship 11 a. m. Sermon by the pastor, "What Do You Here?" Youth Fellowship 7:30 p. in. "This is my Father's World" Thursday, Feb. 23 — Adult Fellowship, Country entertaining Town. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2:30. p.m. — Fidelis Class meeting, hostess Mrs. J. L. Miller and Mrs. G. H. McMullen. Band Mothers Benefit The following program called "Noyeltime" was given Saturday evening at the Legion hall for the benefit given for the Band Mothers group and The Little German Band. Selection by the band; guitar solos, Joan Gifford; girls sextet, "What Can a Poor Maiden Do" and "Dear Hearts and Gentle People"; boys quartet, "Who Did r> and "My Loves Own Song"; solo, baritone horn by Earl Stevens; girls trio, "I Am Only 19" and "I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Cocoanuts"; barber shop quartet; skit, "Slick Salesman, Alvina Hasse and Dale Lockwood; selection, L. V. Olson; square dance by high school students. The Band mothers served homemade pie, hamburgers, and coffee. Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Kickbush of Belmond called on friends in town Thursday and were supper guests at the Leonard Warners. Mrs. Cunningham has been on the sick list the past week, but is better at this writing. Mrs. Anna Bierstedt entertained the Birthday circle Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Gettman and Ann Rimers joined. Mission Study was held Thursday with Mrs. Fred Vogel. Mrs. Officer gave a review of the book "We, the People of the Ecumical Church." Some 10 members were present. Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Williams of Welcome, Minn., spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. Don Mitchell. Mrs. John Geesman entertained the Legion Auxiliary sewing group at her home Wednesday afternoon. Some carpet and rug Mgs were gotten ready to send t6 the Veterans hospital at Knoxville. Mr. and Mrs. Nels J. Nelson and W. J. Stewart were at Renwick Thursday where the men attended a purebred hog sale and Mrs. Nelson visited at the Jim Nelson home. The U and I circle members met with Mrs. Hazel Larson Feb. 14 in the afternoon with the following program: Song, "Juanita"; roll call, and valentine exchange. Viola Cunningham had charge of the program. The March meeting will be with Luella Arndorfer. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis entertain<%1 friends at a card party at their home Friday evening. The following were guests: Mr. and Mrs. Paul McNeil, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Sarchet, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Weber, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Arndt, Mrs. Marie Dreyer, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Koestler, and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Davis, the latter from town. Mrs. Bob Sarchet got travel prize, Paul McNerl and Mrs. Koestler got low, and Mrs. Weber and Chas. Davis won, high. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Eden, daughter, Brenda, of Titonka were Sunday dinner guests at the Ronald Ortmans. Mr. Eden is a brother of Mrs. Ortman. . Rev. and Mrs. Buschman of Lakota accompanied Mrs. Ray K. Hill to a Presbyterian boafd meeting in Ft. Dodge, Tuesday. Mrs. W. V. Klempley of Algona also went. . Mr. and Mrs. Merwm Cunningham were guests at a waffle supper at the Ronald Ortmans Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schroeder and Mrs. Kenneth Cook left the first of the week for a trip sduth. They will spend some time with the John Schroeders at Houston, Texas. Some 40 friends and relatives attended the basketball game at Wellsburg Friday evening to watch a. practice game between Burt and Wellsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Nels J. Nelson spent Sunday of last week with Mrs. Hulda Munson and family at Britt, and spent the evening witl| Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Christensen, also Britt. Homemakers Bazaar The Plum Creek Homemakers club held its Ba«iar and card party at the Plum Creek Community room at the Center school on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 8 p. m. DOING ALL RIGHT Two young displaced persons, from Estonia, are doing all right in the Eldora public schools. Helde Asu, 14. and Haedo, 11, started to school in Eldora, Jan. 3, both being placed in the first grade. Haedo has since moved up to the fourth grade and Helde to the sixth. Radio "ham" Otto Schwartz of Manly enjoyed a fifteen minute conversation with a sister in Los Angeles recently, using short wave sets. DANCE MALEKS ACCOHDIAN BAND Saturday, Feb. 18 . Adm. 75c lax inch Phone 682 for booth reservation. PALLADIUM MASON CITY. IOWA West edge of city limits on new paving between highways 18 and 108 5O.OOO Miles-No Wear ! f. Driven "Twice Around the World!" 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