The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1950 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 21, 1950
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2—Algonet Upper Des Moines 55 At Party Near Wesley For Couple Wed 30 Years Wesley — Fifty-five and relatives gathered friends at the Evangelical Free church Feb. 10 to honor Mr. and Mrs. Sam Alne on their 30th wedding anniversary which was Thursday, Feb| 9. Messages were read from their two sons, a wire from Lt. Leonard Alne and family of Ivyland, Pa., a letter from Irving Alne at Forest City, and a message from their daughter, Rosalie, now Mrs. Morris DeBoer, who was unable to attend. There was a program, devotions, music and remarks, followed by a lunch. Mr. and Mrs. Alne and special guests were seated at a table beautifully decorated with hearts and candles and centered with a two-tier heart-shaped wedding cake, beautifully decorated by Mrs. Lester Larson. ' "lunch in the church parlors. Out-of-town guests were Mrs. Alne's mother, Mrs. Ann Sever- seike, Mr. and Mrs. Silas Espe, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Severseike, and Carl Severseike of Story City. Lovely gifts and a purse of money were presented the honored couple by the friends and relatives. Mrs. Alne operates a beauty parlor here, and Mr. Alne does construction work. Guest Speaker Coming Dr. Halsey Dewey, a returned mi.'-sionary and director of church work in the leper colonies in the Far East, will be guest speaker in the Methodist church Friday, March 31. baby Diana of Algona, were Sunday guests at the parental Mrs. Helen Johnson home. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lickteig and family were Sunday guests at the Hugh Lickteig home at Buffalo Center. Mrs. L. L. Lease and Mrs. Ihno Gudes visited Mrs. Marie Kunz and her daughter, Mrs. Joe Lynch Jr., at Algona. Saturday. Mr, and Mrs. Sam Alne visited her mother, Mrs. Anna Sever- seike, and other relatives at Story City, Sunday. Family night services were held Sunday evening, Feb. 19, in the Methodist church. A youth program was presented and a movie shown, followed by a Hand Cut In Saw George Davis received a badly cut hand in a buzz saw at the Moran Ferttl farm home Saturday, He was taken to the local doctor and then to the Veterans hospital at Des Moines. Neighborhood Parly A neighborhood party was held Sunday evening at the Fred Rasmussen home. "500" was played at eight tables. Mrs. Jack Richter and Jack Richter won high score prizes, Mrs. Kenneth Rasmussen and Paul Bode won low score prizes, and Orville Smith won travel prize. Hostesses were Mrs. Fred and Mrs. Merle Rasmussen, Mrs. Henry Haverly, and Mrs. Herman Bode. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Simpson and two children moved Saturday from the Mrs. Esther Skow tenant house to the Andrew Gollner farm on the old Titonka road. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fox visited Mr. and Mrs. George Schimmel at Britt. Mrs. Schimmel is seriously ill. The family are former Wesley vicinity residents. Mrs. Tony Hildman and son Dennis, of Bradgate spent several days over the weekend at the Harold Sankey home. Mrs. R. C. Bauer will entertain her bridge club Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 21. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Studei were honored at a housewarming Monday evening by a group of friends. Mrs. LeRoy Wyatt and two daughters left for St. Louis last Wednesday where Mrs. Wyatt will enter a hospital for treatment, and the children will stay at the home of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Duncan, there. Mr. Wyatt and the two boys will keep the home fires burning in the meantime. WANT ADS BHINGn RESULTS Circles At Lone Rock Net On Thursday, 9th Lone Hock — Circle A of the Lone Rock Ladies Mite Society met at the home of Mrs. Fred Genrich with Mrs. Emil Kraft assisting hostess, Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Lawrence Rath gave an article from the Des Moines Register on the Tama Indian reservation, with Mrs. L. Kingma conducting the lesson from study books. Lunch was served to 11 members and two guests. Circle B met at the home of Mrs. Wm. Knoll Jr., with Mrs. J. M. Blanchard Jr., assisting hostess. Mrs. A. A. Krueger gave the lesson from the Missionary book, Mrs. Frank Flaig gave the article about the Tama Indians, and Mrs. Delmar Fischer conducted the lesson from the study books. Lunch was served to 15 members. Circle C met at the home of Mrs. W. J. Cotton with Mrs. Ralph Hammerstrom assisting hostess. A report was given on the creamery dinner where they served 123 members. Mrs. Lawrence Dittmer gave the lesson from the Missionary book. Mrs W. G. Flaig read the article _. the work at the Tama Indian reservation and Mrs. Lawrence Newbrough led the discussions on questions from the study books, Lunch was served to 12 members. A Farewell Parly Mrs. Hugh Walsh entertained at a farewell party in honor of Mrs. Albert Hutchinson Wednesday afternoon. Those present wore Mesdames James Murphy, John Behrends, Wm. Fischer, Roger Jensen, Roy Jensen, Tena Jensen, Albert Elsbecker, Fred Dransfeldt. Theresa Stelpflug, Francis Foley, Frank Meyer, rlarlan Marlow, Sam McCleish, Delmar Fischer, Lawrence Walsh, and B. L. O'Donnel. Others who couldn't attend were Mesdames Russell Jensen, Joe Lynch, Otto Jensen, Dick O'Donnell, and Lloyd Hutchinson. The afternoon was spent playing "500" with Mrs. Francis Foley winning hijjh prize, Mrs. Albert Elsbecker Winning door prize and Mrs. Albert Hutchinson winning low prize. Mrs. Hutchinson was presented with a gift of a purse. She is moving to her new home at Bancroft. Mrs. Louis Reidel and Mr. and Mrs. Milton Will of Algona spent Wednesday evening at the Walter Dacken home. The Fenton Township Farm Bureau held its monthly meeting Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs. J. M. Anderson, with Mrs. W. J. Cotton, Mrs. Henry Schroeder and Mrs. P. M. Christenson assisting hostesses. Mrs. Schadendorf had charge of the entertainment which consisted of Marjorie Houck, Joan and Ruth Schadendorf singing a trio accompanied on the piano by Janet Krueger, and also a quiz pro- f ram. Herschel Hartman read the arm Bureau resolutions and Willard Menz, the president, gave a talk. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Lewis and Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Radig attended the district tournament at Estherville, Thursday evening, and also visited Verona Radig there. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brersted, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Marlow, Mr. and Mrs. Ornie Behrenda spent Monday evening at the Harlan Marlow home. Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Kueck spent Wednesday afternoon at the Don Miller home at LuVerne. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wessell and family spsnt Thursday evening helping Mr. .and Mrs. .Wilbert Baas celebrate their sixth wedding anniversary at their home near Burt. Rev. and Mrs. L. Kingma, Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Christenson enjoyed a talk given by Rev. Clifford Barbour, moderator of the general assembly, at Estherville, Tuesday evening. M. O. Richards spent from Wednesday till Friday attending Urand Lodge Regional school at Smmetsburg. R. T. Angus took a plane home and arrived Wednesday from a iwo months' visit with his son, Sugene, and family at San Diego, Cal., and his daughter, Mrs. Geo. : Crow, and family of Nogales, Ariz. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Dittmer and family, R. T. Angus and Bob were Thursday evening supper guests at the Gerald Angus home. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Reid of Algona spent Friday afternoon, a week ago at the Wallace McArthur home. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Wichtendahl of West Bend spent this Friday there. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Prest- •hus and girls of Bancroft were Thursday supper guests at the Merwin Marlow home. '•- Virgil Lockwood of Mason City spent Monday night at the Everett home. S. M. Gladstone of Fairmont, Minn., spent Thursday visiting his daugnters, Mrs. A. A. Krueger, Mrs. E. A. Lee, and Mrs. Ronald Christenson. The Clarence Darnell family, Mr. and Mrs. August Busch, Eldon and Allan of Elmore, Minn., spent Thursday evening at the E. A. Lee home, helping his mother, Mrs. Ed McGufre of Algona, celebrate her birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bollinger, Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Wichtendahl spent Monday evening at the Edwin Wichtendahl home, helping her celebrate her birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bell of West Bend, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Sprong and family and Marvyn Bell of West Bend spent Thursday evening there. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schmidt spent Thursday evening at the Frank Dreyer home. Crown Cleaners, Bancroft, Moves Bancroft — Fred Kadow Jr., has purchased the Vogel Variety Store building and plans to remodel trie;t>uilding before moving his equipment to the new location. Mr. Kadow came here from Algona a few years ago and has been owner and operator of the Crown Cleaners since that time. PAPER SUPPLIES, carbon paper, desk blotters, file folders, card index holders and supplies, at the ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES, in the NEW newspaper building. Census Plans Taking Shape A force of approximately 408 persons will be employed to take the 17th Decennial Censds in the Fort Dodge Census District, it is announced by District Supervisor Hugh D. McMahon for the United States Bureau bf Census here. This force will be responsible for taking the 1050 Census in April in Boone, Calhoun, Carroll, Crawford, Emmett, Greene, Hamilton, Humboldt, Kossuth, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Webster. Hancock, Winnebago, and Wright counties. Wm. Barry, Sr. of Algona will handle the Census in the north half of Kossuth county. The largest segment of employees for the Census in the local district consists of the enumerators of whom there will be 361. These enumerators will make the house to house calls in the work of collecting official Census information regarding the population and housing in urban areas and, additionally, agricultural activities in the rural areas. Their work in the field will be supervised fcrnd checked by a force of 22 crew leaders. At the Census District Office headquarters, about 25 persons will compose the staff to edit the enumerators' reports, make preliminary tabulatioris, and perform other office work in connection with the Census. TYPEWRITERS, portable 01 standard size, LOT immediate sale Algona Upper Des Moines. FARMERS Call for Our Daily Market Quotations on Your HOGS VEAL CALVES SHEEP WESTERN BUYERS ALSONA.IOWA, STOCK BUYERS PHONE 107 Want Ads Bring Results Infant Baptized The baby girl born to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Obrecht on Tuesday morning, Jan. 31, was baptized Sunday in St. Joseph's Catholic church by Rev. L. N. Klein, and named Christine Ann. The infant's uncle, Garland Bradley of Algona, and her aunt, Mrs. H. H. Kaiser of Rolfe, were sponsors. Mr. and Mrs. Garland Bradley and three children of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Kaiser and six sons of Rolfe were dinner guests at the Obrecht home. The three women are sisters. Farewell For Wingerts A neighborhood farewell party for the Clare Wingert family was held Sunday evening at the J. M. Kunz home. "500" was played at s-ix tables. J. M. Kunz and Mrs. Lou i is Lic-ketig won high score prizes and Louis Cink and Mrs. Clare Wingert, low score prizes. The Wingert family will move to a farm near LuVerne. Prairie 4-H Mel The Prairie Pals 4-H club met at the l.O.O.F. hall Saturday afternoon, Feb. 11. Seventeen members answered roll fall with "How I Can Improve My Personality." They voted to give $5.00 to the 4-11 camp which will UL- erected soon. They studied the picture, "Northeastern," and its painter, Winslow Homer. Jean- c-tte Hall yave talk on "A Good Study Center," Darlene Lickteig Uavc a demonstration on "Care of Hats and Storage," Margaret Weber nave a talk on "Window Treatment," and Mrs. August Stuil' c, the leader, yave a lesson on "Color Harmony." The girls were asked how they plan to change their bedrooms. The girls bang "Mananina" and played name?.-.. A lunch was served Ijy the hoistes.-es, Betty Becker and Kraiifis Kichtsineier. Buy Sale Barn Frank Fox and Ch'tus V/i-st bought the tale barn on \Veat Main stieet Thursday from Alvin liarhman of Brill, who built the barn tv. o years un»- The nf.-w firm will open the bale barn on Tuesday. Feb. lib. Mr. and Mr.-. Gallon Vitx- tliuiii arr1 Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Ackeiiun attended an K.K.A. meeting at Hunibuklt one day la-t \verk. Chervil MeUicr and Mary Ann Hauplly. .-tudent nurses Inmi Ft Dodge, -pent Sunday at tin ir parental Joe Meuier and Will Hauolly homes. Mr. and Mr*. Fiank Fox and son v. ere Sunday HUeM.i at the home of Mr. and Mr>. Mark Studer. Mi::. Kenneth Dwycr and Tommy, Irene Hami4 and Ho.-e Marie Mat/ i-pont the weekend with the Mar^aict Benton family at Humboldt. Mrs. l.ael Hoot entertanued her bridge club Saturday atti-riioon at a valentine party. Mis. Joe )X'Ma:ne and Mis. Larrv V'oun^', v. irth were gucbts. Thi* conclude-, their paities until alter Lent Mi. Harold Price v. as sick hot week and unable to work at tin J'eiiiva! (Jaraj-je in Alf^ona. 'J'lie UMhnJ Worki.r., circle of ti e Melhoui.-t cliurch met \Ved- n.'Mia\ allein-oji u-;lh Mr.-. P. C ll..'\ia,. The K.K.Y. circle met Thui.iday \vilh Mrt. Luther Nygaard. I 1 ---! 1 I .niL-ii/., v.'iin :,-, employed at Ft.DoJ^e. sjjent the weekend !.'-re with i::s mother and si.-.tL-r, M,.i. AntuiicHe Loien/. and Tere- Kossuth County 4-H Clubs Tractor Shop Course Bulletin This bulletin is published here as a reminder to Kossuth 4-H Club members of the Tractor Shop Course Schools that are boing held this week in implement stores over the county. Below is listed the meeting place for each club, the date of the meeting, and also the subjects to be taken up. This course is being offered to club members through the cooperation of Iowa State College, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, the Kossuth County Extension Service, and the eight implement firms whose names are listed below. SCHEDULE PLACE Area 1 — Linde Implement Co. DATES March 2 March 9 March 16 Area 2— Bancroft Implement Co. Area 3* — Algona Implement Bradley Bros, and Hovey Implement {To Be Conducted at Bradley Bros.) Kossuth Implement Murtger Implement Area 4— '.uVerne Implement 'ebruary 24 March 3 March 10 February 25 March 3 March 10 February 24 March 3 March 10 CLUBS PARTICIPATING Eagle, Grant, Hebron, Seneca, Swea-Harrison Greenwood, LaUo- ta Group 1-Garfield, Prairie Group 2—Lotts Creek, Portland, Union, Wesley Group 3—Buffalo, Burt, Plum Creek, St. Joe Group 4—Algona, Lone Rock, Whittemore LuVerne Time will be 7:30 p.m. for all meetings. ("-Groups in area 3 will rotate so that each group visits all shops listed, for example group 4 will go to Algona Implement for their second meeting, group 3 goes there for third meeting and group 2 there for fourth meeting. Other groups follow in number sequence). SECOND MEETING Discuss and demonstrate proper techniques for maintaining a. Engine Lubrication b. Spark plugs and wiring c. Cooling system THIRD MEETING Discuss and demonstrate the need for correct a. Engine lubrication b. Transmission lubrication C. Winterizing Ihe tractor FOURTH MEETING "Dad's Night" On this night, it is expected that all Dads will receive a special invitation to attend, and have a brief review of what has been accomplished. Although exact plans for this special night have not yot been formulated, a general program for 'Dad's Night" will probably include demonstration and a good movie on the over all subject. Sponsored by- Bradley Bros., Algona Hovey Implement Co., Algona Linde Implement Co., Swea City Bancroft Implement Co., Bancroft Algona Implement, Co., Algona Kossuth Implement Store, Algona Hunger Implement Co., Algona LuVerne Implement Co., LuVerne In Cooperation With Iowa State College, U. S. Dept. Agriculture and Kossuth County Extension Service FARM and HOME LUMBER & BUILDING SUPPLIES A Timely Message TO OUR FARM FRIENDS Brno del epa.nt en a i r THE SNOWS WILL SOON BE GONE ... and then it i* that you will be wanting to make needed repair* and remodeling to your home and farmstead buildings. Wo can help you all along the line in this work. Wo hove a full yard of all typos building materials—full stocks of paints—roofing materials—millwork, doors, windows, etc.—that is at your service. Take the time now, bafore the rush of Spring work to get these jobs planned and done. Wo are on the job here every day to help you out. DN*w Homo D New Barn D Hog Feeder G Painting D Windows D Brooder House D Cattle Shed G Machine Shed G Insulation G Cupboards G Grain Storage G New Fences G Re.Shingling G New Floors G Doors A Lot of COAL! Plenty of Everything ixsept Stoker Coal! The Coal Cart Have Been Rolling For Norton's. We've Been Unloading Several Car* Just Recently Arrived. If Yoyr Bin is Low Call Us for Your Coal Now i

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