The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 28, 1950 · Page 18
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 18

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 28, 1950
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6-Algono Upper DM Moines Tuesday, February 28, 1950 John Ludwigs, St. Benedict, Wed 25 Yrs. St. Benedict — Mr. and Mrs. John N. Ludwig were taken by surprise Sunday afternoon when 40 relatives dropped in on them to help them celebrate their 25th •wedding anniversary which was Feb. 18. Mr. and Mrs. Don Berry of Eldon and Dr. and Mrs. D. W. Clapsaddle pf Clear Lake, Mrs. Ludwig's sisters, had a two-course, five o'clock dinner all prepared with them for the group. Mrs. Clapsaddle made a beautiful cake the colors used at the Ludwig wedding 25 • years ago, with a miniature bride and groom under an arch of silver, representing 25 years , for the table centerpiece. The two sisters presented Mrs. Ludwig with a beautiful corsage, The Ludwigs were presented a purse. Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig have three sons, Richard, William, and Gary. Mr. and Mrs. Will Mayer, Phillip Eiscben and Alfred Daley drove to Oakdale, Thursday, to visit Robert and Ramona Mayer. They also stopped in Des Moines to see the Mayers' daughter Jane, who works Et the W-H-O broadcasting station. Chester Harmon and Oswald Thilges attended the pony sale at Eagle Grove, Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Thilges have been helping Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mescher have moved from Bancroft to Plum Creek township to the farm commonly known as the Ed Hopkins farm, decorated in yellow and white, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bierl of Car- roll were recent visitors at the parental John Bierl home. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Daley and children visited at the former's parents' home near Algona, Sunday. Miss Ruth Leigh was home from Knoxville. World Prayer Day Program Held, Ledyard Ledyard — The Methodist W.S. C.S. met at the home of Mrs. Charles Bashara, Thursday afternoon. The World Day of Prayer was observed with Mrs. Ed Looft in charge. Scripture was read by Mrs. E. T. Halvorson; prayer, Mrs. Glenn Burrow; article on prayer read by Mrs. Looft. A beautiful candle lighting ceremony by seven ladies further carried out the prayer theme. Solo, 'Sweet Hour of Prayer," Beverly Bashara; talk, "Our Faith in Prayer, Rev. UHand. During the business meeting it was voted to have a Mother-Daughter banquet on May 4. A delicious lunch carrying out the Washington birthday theme was served by the hostess. PIONEER com Thls year, it's more important than ever to make every corn acre count That's why more farmers have ordered Pioneer seed corn this year than ever before. See yonr Pioneer Salesman now. C. L. BAILEY, Algona JOHN BORMAN, Bode R. I. MAWDSLEY, Algona AARON STEUSSY, LuVerne Taken To Hospital Larry, the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Koestler, was in the Buffalo Center hospital Monday night and Tuesday with an attack of appendicitis. He was unable to come home on Wed nesday without operation. Virus Pneumonia Esther Green is ill this week with virus pneumonia. Esther works at the creamery, and Mrs Roseboro is helping there in her place. At O.E.S. Meeting Mrs. Ed Looft and Mrs. D. B Mayer accompanied a group of Swea City ladies to Burt on Monday afternoon where they attended Eastern Star school of Instruction. Ledyard Teams Win On Thursday evening the junior high boys and girls basketball teams played Seneca and won aoth games. The Ledyard girls ed by a large score at the half DUt in the second half the entire second string played and the game ended 26 to 22 for Ledyard. The Ledyard boys took an early ead which they maintained hroughout the game. Kermit Jenks was up to Albert vea Tuesday and Thursday after- loons visiting Roy Marquis in aeve hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Herzog ind family and Mrs. T. C. Tog- rson went to Mason City on 'hursday. Mrs. Togerson, who ias visited here the past six .veeks, here. remained at her home PUREBRED DUROC and SPOTTED POLAND CHINA BRED SOW SALE 5 Miles West of Goldfield on Hiway 3 and T/2 miles north, on THURSDAY, MARCH 2 Sale Starts at 1 P.M. CARL KEENER, Owner Col. Luke Ganle, Springfield, III., Auctioneer Lone Rock To Hold A Benefit For Band Fund Lone Hock — The Lone Rock Community club February meeting was held Thursday evening at the Legion-Community club hall. The club has a membership of more than 70 and a very good attendance enjoyed the meeting and program. Angus Cotton, president of the club, was in charge. It was decided to hold an old-fash* ioned basket social and entertainment, March 7, the proceeds to go to the Band Mothers for new band uniforms. Motion pictures of "Fishing in Florida" and a baseball picture of the spring training camp of the New York Yankees were shown after the meeting. Next month on March 16, the 1949 World Series film will be shown and the pubic is invited. Visit At Fairmont Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Lee and Mrs. Donald Christenson spent Monday evening visiting Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Gladstone at Fairmont, Minn. Rural Sewing Club The Rural sewing club me 1 . Wednesday afternoon at the-home of Mrs. C. M. Gross at Hurt There were seven members anc one guest present. Mrs. Ray Black joined the club that afternoon The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Marvyn Kueck See Skater* Show Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Newbrough, Mrs. Edw. Blanchard, Mrs. Elckm Marlow and Mrs. Merwin Marlow attended the Skating Vanities at Des Moines, Thursday. Visited Mother Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Thornsen spent Sunday visiting his mother, Mrs. Gena Thomsen at Ringsted. Pure Bred Hampshire Gilt Sale Wednesday, March I Sale to be held at the farm 8 miles north of Humboldt on U. S. Hiway 169, f mile east on good gravel road. I Sale starts at 1:00 53 BRED GILTS W. D. Hauok & Son Humboldt, Iowa Birthday Observance Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kadow, Jr., and daughters, the Don Elsbecker family of Bancroft, and Mr. and Mrs. Don Houck and Mariorie, and Marvyn Leigh of Al- ;ona were Thursday supper and ;vening visitor*'at the A. J. Els- jecker home in honor of their daughter Helen's birthday. •500" Parly Mr. and Mrs. Marvyn Acker son of Wesley, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Zumach, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Boettcher, Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Christ of Lakota, Mr. and Mrs. Axel Bratland of Bancroft, and flr. and Mrs. Don Luedtke were guests at a "500" party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marvyn Luedtke Monday evening in honor their fourth wedding anni- yers.ary. Idle Hour Bridge Club The Idle Hour club met Thursday, Feb. 23, at the home of Mrs. Fred Tigges, with Mrs. James Coady assisting hostess. There were 16 members present. A short business meeting was held. After the business meeting, car- roms was played on three boards with Neva Thompson winning high prize and Mrs. Melvin Faber winning low prize. Mrs. O. T. Cherland and Mrs. M. O. Richards were in charge of the entertainment. The next meeting will be held March 30 at the home of Mrs. Wallace McArthur with Mrs. Willard Thompson assisting hostess. Larry Kueck spent Thursday night with Reubin McArthur. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wessell and family spent Thursday afternoon at the Walter Widdel home at Fenton. Elmer Elmers of Fenton and Mervin Christenson spent Wed nesday attending the North Iowa Hereford Association dinner and meeting at the Hotel Hanford at Mason City. The Ralph Bierstedt family spent Sunday visiting Rev. and Mrs. Richmond at Ormsby, Minn. Mrs. Herb Bush and Mrs. Ralph Hurlburt spent Thursday afternoon visiting Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rath helping him celebrate his birthday. Mrs. Hurlburt and girls spent Monday afternoon at the Albert Shaser home, and the whole family spent that evening at the Lawrence Rath home visiting her mother, Mrs. Martha Rath. Mr. and Mrs. Will Brown of Bradgate and Mrs. Francis Howell of Rutland spent Wednesday at the H. A. Holmgren home. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Olson and Robert of Britt were Sunday afternoon and supper guests there. Mrs. Olson stayed there until Tuesday morning. Mrs. J. M. Anderson and Mrs. Ralph Thompson attended a 4-H leaders' meeting at Algona Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Willard Thompson attended a party Sunday evening at the Harold Bates home at Burt. Mrs. B. L. O'Donnell and girls spent Wednesday evening at the Delmar Fischer home. Mrs. Leo Schmidt's nieces, Sharon and Shirley of Guckeen, Minn., are visiting her now. They also visited David K-acht and John Moore at Armstrong Thursday. David recently had an operation and his grandfather, John Moore, was recently burned. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Miller and family, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Thompson and Phillip. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Weber and Bobby and Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Wolfe, the latter of Bancroft, spent Thursday evening at the Don Weber home near Bancroft in honor of her birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Long and family, Mr. and Mrs. Marvyn Ackerson and Douglas of Wesley, and Mr. and Mrs. Everett Ackerson of Wesley spent Tuesday evening at the parental Clarence Ackerson home at Wesley in honor of their 36th wedding anniversary. PUBLIC Because of illness in one of our families, we are dissolving partnership and selling all farm equipment at Public Auction at the farm located 31/2 miles East of Algona on Highway 18 Sale Starts Promptly at 1:00 P.M. 90 HEAD LIVESTOCK 6 MILK COWS 3 VEAL CALVES 2 Brown Swiss, 2 Shorthorns and 2 Hoi- steins, have been fresh for 3 weeks 17 BROOD SOWS 12 YEARLING CALVES (Poland China) will farrow about March 27 (Shorthorn) or April 1st. 1 BROWN SWISS BULL 50 NOVEMBER PIGS 2 years old, Purebred Averaging between 70 and 100 pounds. MACHINERY, Etc. 1-Oliver '70", overhauled last fall. New 4-row cultivator 1— F-20 Farmall tractor on new rubber. Overhauled and in good condition, with 1944 238-G cultivator 1—1949 4-30 international Harvester corn planter, used only one season 1—1949 New Idea 2-row corn picker 1—1946 Allis Chalmers combine, complete with pickup and scour-kleen and straw spreader 1—1948 11 ft. John Deere spring tooth harrow 2—International Harvester 14 ft. discs 1—International 2-16 plow on steel 1—International 2-16 plow on rubber 1—Kewanee 22' 4-section harrow with folding drawbar 1—McCormick-Deering endgate seeder 1—Polaris (made by Lindsay Bros.) weed sprayer, 20 ft. boom 1—8 ft. McCormick-Deering binder, converted to windrower 1—15-ft. Case Landroller 1—McCormick-Deering Separator w/motor 1—McCormick-Deering No. 6 Hammermill, 2 years old 1—Brooder House, 12' x 20', practically new 1—flare-type box trailer on rubber 1—trailer with triple box on rubber 1—McCormick-Deering manure spreader 1—5 ft. McCormick-Deering mower 1—rubber-tired trailer, 6' x 10* box, with hoist 2-16 ft. feed bunks 1—dump rake 1—hay rack on wagon 1—side delivery rake 1—25 bushel hog feeder 2—45 bushel hog feeders 3—16 ft. hog troughs 2—electric fencers 1—2-wheel trailer l-'/i" electric drill 1—electric bench grinder 1—Forney electric welder, 180 amp. used very little Above machinery is all in good condition. 5 • -f One set of 10-38 tractor chains, in good condition; vise, anvil, hand tools, and other articles too numerous to mention. TERMS: Cash or make arrangements with your banker. Not responsible for accidents. No property removed until settled for. Clem and Archie Elberl Colwell Bros., Auctioneers Iowa State Bank, Clerk

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