The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1950 · Page 11
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57th Anniversary Feb. 9 For Hardcopfs, LuVerne LuVerne — Mr. and Mrs. William Hardcopf celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary Thursday, Feb. 9, quietly at their home. They came to the LuVerne from MelUffook, HI., in 1897. They have three sons and two daughters, Alvin, Robert and Frank Hardcopf, and Myrtle Jordan, all of LuVerne. The other daughter, Florence, sent carnations by air from Los Angeles in honor of the occasion. Silver Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Harry Christensen were pleasantly surprised Friday evening, Feb. 10, when 30 guests arrived at their home to help them celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. Their two daughters, Helen, Mrs. Merle Chamberlain, Algona, and Grace, Mrs. Stanley Nelson, Chicago, planned the party. Eight tables of "500" were in play. A 52-piece of silver service was given to Mr. and Mrs. Christensen. A beautiful anniversary cake was served with the lunch. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Skow, Humboldt: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jen«en, Portland; Mr. and Mrs. John Skow, Gilmore City, were Sunday guest* of Mr. and Mrs. Christensen in honor of the anniversary, Mrs. A. J. Skow is a sister and Walter Jensen is a brother of Mrs. Christensen. Mrs. John Skow !s a sister of Harry Chris- tenaea. FrUndlr Neighbors The members of the Friendly Neighbor club were guests of Mrs. Merle Eittreim, who moved from this vicinity to near Vincent, Tuesday, Feb. 14. There were 13 members and three guests present. The topic for lesson study was moulding and figurine painting, by Mrs. Ray Harvey and proved of much interest to the ladies. The entertainment hour was in charge of Mrs. W. Raymond Legler. Mrs. Vesta Anderson had the birthday and she received a gift from her mystery sister. At Renwtek Dinner The .annual Co-operative dinner ana meeting was held at the Ren wick school gymnasium on Thursday evening, Feb. 16. A dinner was served by the Band Boosters to about 300 ffuests Attending from the LuVerne vicinity were Messrs, and Mesdames W. Raymond Legler, Edwin Marty, Clarence Hefty, Ray Harvey, Irwin Friday, John Kiley, Elmer Kubly and Henry Kubly. Wed« In Algona Mrs. William Hedrick attended the wedding of her daughter, Mrs. Marjory Lovell. Tuesday. Mrs. Lovell was married to-.!•--"- Bakvf, son -df Mr. *fift*Mrs.. Baker of Algona, at 10 a. m., Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the Algona Presbyterian church in the pres- cence of the immediate families. The pastor, the Rev. Gilbert Kuyper, read the double ring service. Attendant* were Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Baker. Ft. Dodge, uncle and aunt of the groom. A wedding dinner was served at the home of the groom's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Presthus, at Bancroft. The young couple motored to Chicago tor a honeymoon. They will be at home at 1105 East State street, Algona. They are 'both employed at the Algona Country Club. Presbyterian Women The Women's Society of the LuVerne Presbyterian church met at the home of Mrs. Milo Patterson, Wednesday, Feb. 15, with a very good attendance'. The devotions were led by Mrs. Henry Kubly. Mrs. Jennie Phillips, had the lesson study on topic "Missions." Mrs. Patterson served refreshments, assisted by her daughters, Mrs. Milford McPeak, Renwick, and Mrs. Hard- ":ng Hanson, LuVerne. "Just For Fun" Club Mrs. Stanley Genrich was hos- ;ess to the Just For Fun club, Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 14, at ;he home of Mrs. Robert San- Eord, due to the snow-covered roads. "500" was played at three tables. High honori Mrs. Harold Meyer and low Mrs. Burtis De Nio. Mrs. Genrich served refreshments in keeping with Valentine day, assisted by Mrs. Harold Wolf. Birthday Honors Guests at the Mr. and Mrs. Carl Goetsch home Thursday evening, Feb. 16, honoring Carls birthday were his mother, Mrs. Anna Goetsch, brothers, Arlie Goetsch, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Goetsch, Mr. and Mrs. William Goetsch and families, all of Lu Verne, and sister, Mr. and Mrs. George Kraft and family of Kanawha. 29ih Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hinz Jr., entertained a group of relatives and friends at their home, Thursday evening, Feb. 16, in honor of the 29th wedding anniversary of his brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hinz. "500" was played at four tables, with Gerhart Meyer, high man, Ruth Wegner, high woman, Herman Hinz, low man and Marvel Meyer, low woman. Refreshments were served at the close of evening. A gift of a card table was presented the honored couple. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Masterson and daughter, Lillian, Corwith; Mr. and Mrs. Gerhart Meyer and family, Mr', and Mrs. Ernest Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Meyer and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pergande and Ruth Wegner, all of LuVerne. day was also Friday, was presented with a gift . She is a charter member of the club. The hostess served refreshments. J. J. Club Meeting Mrs. Andrew Nielsen was hostess to the J. J. club at her farm home Friday, Feb. 17. There were 19 members and Mrs. Anna Goetsch and Mrs. Lando Mishak, guests. Roll call was answered by giving of jokes. Mrs. Henry Miller had the topic on "Paradise or Doomsday," substituting for Mrs. Walter Hefti who was ill. Mrs. Milter also conducted the entertainment. Mrs. Harry Lichty, whose birth- Hears Talk On Schools The Tuesday club met Feb. 14 at the home of Mrs. Van Hansen, with Mrs. Percy Brink, assistant hostess. The meeting was opened by reciting the Club Woman's Creed. Correspondence consisted of a youth guidance questionaire to be filled out jointly with other local groups. The group was favored by first hand information in the matter of the much talked of school district re-organization which affects the entire area. The primary purpose is to set up districts for better and more economical schools with a fajr and just distributions of the inevitable expense involved. An interesting and informative discussion followed ranging from topics concerning the kindergarten to adult and vocational education. The group prepared two boxes of clothing, one for the Navajo Indians, and the other for Greece. Hostess To Club Mrs. William Goetsch with Mrs. Alvin Weber, assistant hostess, entertained the Good Will club at the Goetsch home Thursday, Feb 16, with 20 members and guests, Mrs. Anna Goetsch, Mrs. Laudo Mishak and Mrs. Vincent Kosadja, present. Following brief business session Mrs. Robert Hardcopf and Mrs. Charles Hinz had charge of the bingo playing. Mrs. Fred Lena, member of the club, was given a farewell gift from the group as she moves to Minnesota. Hostesses served refreshments. The next meeting is Thursday, March 16, with Miss Emma Krause, assisting, Mrs. Clarence Krause. Methodist Circles The three circles of the W.S. C.S. will meet as follows: Circle 1, at home of Mrs. C. O. McClellan with Mrs. Lewis Block assisting, Wednesday. Feb. 22. Devotions, Mrs. Alvin Weber, lesson, Mrs. Lloyd Larson. Circle 2 at the home of Mrs. Cecil Baker, Mrs. Fred Zweifel assisting, Wednesday, March 1, a postponed date. Devotions, Mrs. John Voss Sr,; lesson, Mrs. Van Hansen. Circle 3 at the home of Mrs. Edward Hof, Mrs. Adam Zweifel, assisting. Devotions, Mrs. Clifford Holmes and lesson, Mrs. Aaron W. Steussy. Adult Fellowship The Methodist Adult Fellowship met in the church rooms Thursday evening, Feb. 16, for a 6:30 pot luck dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Davidson, committee. The birthday of Mrs. Harry Lichty was observea and Mrs. Alvin Weber baked a birthday cake for the occasion. The minutes of meeting were read, followed by entertainment and social hour in charge of the Rev. Robert Phillips and Mrs. Ray Stone. There were 24 in attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Travis! and family attended a party in the Mr. and Mrs. Roy Travis home at Aryshire. The occasion was the 39th xvedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Travis, arents of Robert. His father, oy Travis, has been quite ill with rheumatic fever, but was able to be up at the time of the party. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. George Johnson Went to Wesley Monday to help their father, Theodore Johnson, Sr., celebrate his 74th birthday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hutchinson, his son-in-law and daughter. Mrs. Emily Guy reports that her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Johnson, former Algona residents, took over the management of the Montgomery hotel at Corydon, Feb. 1. Mrs. Johnson, the former Mildred Guy, is well known here. Mr. and Mrs. James Smith of Spokane, Wash., are the parents of a son born Friday, Feb. 3. The baby, their first-born, weighed 6V4 pounds and has been named Samuel Edward. Mr. Smith is the son of Mrs. Marguerite Allen Smith and the late Samuel E. Smith, formerly of LuVerne. with Minneapolis the home of Mrs. Smith now. She has been in the west with her son several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. John A. Nelson of LuVerne and Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Husby, Jackson, Minn., returned Tuesday from a three weeks' trip in Los Angeles, Cal., where they visited Mr. and Mrs. Norton Nelson, son and daughter-in-lnw of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson. Mrs. Husby Tuesday, February 41, 1950 Algono Upper Des Moines-5 is a sister of Mrs. John Nelson. Mr. John M. Skogmo Si., of St. Paul, Minn., visited the past week at the home of his son nnd daughter-in-law. Dr. and Mrs. John M. Skogmo, and daughters, Cassandra and Kristan. Sunday, Feb. 19, Dr. and Mrs. Skogmo accompanied his father to St. Paul whore Dr. skogmo attended a dental convention. Mr. and Mrs. Phil C. Lichty. Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lichty, and Miss Grace Lichty were guests Wednesday evening at the new home of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Lichty. The occasion was to observe the February birthdays of J. L. Lichty, Phil Lichty, Grace Lichty, and Mrs. Harry L Lichty. The Firemen's Ball held at the Plantation Wednesday evening, Feb. 15, was a decided success, and a very large crowd was in attendance. Net proceeds will be used in purchasing fire equipment. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Jergersen, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lichty went Friday evening to the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Detmering near Livermore. The occasion was the birthday of Mrs. Detmering. Walter Bray ton arrived from McAllister, Okla., Friday to visit his mother, Mrs. Grace Brayton, and brother, W. Dale Brayton, and family. 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