The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 7, 1950 · Page 10
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Glenn Opheim, Whittemore Takes Bride February 12 Margaret Koekenhoff. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cart Koekenhoff, Emmetsburg. and Glenn Opheim, son of Mr. and Mrs. Severin Opheim, Whittemore, Were married in a pretty double ring ceremony at St. Paul's Lutheran church at Emmetsburg at two o'clock Sunday afternoon, Feb. 12. The Rev. Carl Hinrichs, Mallard, vacancy pastor, performed the ceremony. The bride and groom are pictured here. During the ceremony, Beverly Sonksen, Curlew, and Gwen Reddel, Mallard, sang "Oh That the Lord Would Guide Their Ways" and "The Lord's Prayer." The organist was Mrs. Andy Truelson. The'bride, given in marriage by her father, was charming in a white satin gown, fashioned with tiny buttons down the back, long fitted sleeves and train. Her fingertip veil of illusion net was held in place by an orange blossom headband. She carried a bouquet of irises and red roses. Her only jewelry was a single strand of pearls, a gift of the groom. The matron of honor was Maxine Opheim. sister of the groom. Barbara Uzlick of Austin, Minn., cousin "of the bride, was a bridesmaid. Bonnie Henderson of Emmetsburg, and Nancy Schmeling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schmeling of Whittemore, were flower girls. Ringbearer was Bobby Henderson. Best man was Alfred Koekenhoff, Emmetsburg, brother of the l-Algona Upp«r Des Mdlrtas Tuetday, March 7, 1950 bride. Stanley Opheim, Whittemore, brother of the groom, was the other attendant. Harold Opheim and Willard Wojahn were ushers. A reception for 200 friends and relatives was held in the church basement after the ceremony. Following the reception the couple left on a trip to Minneapolis, Minn. They will make their home in Estherville when they return. The new Mrs. Opheim graduated from the Emmetsburg High school and for the past year has worked at Ted's Super Market, Emmetsburg. The groom has been working at home since he graduated from the Lotts Creek school. Injury To Neck Pout Corners—Verdeen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Shaw, suffered a painful accident. She was supposed to be taking a nap. but in some manner stretched her neck muscles, although x-rays showed no displaced bones. Return From Visit Mrs. Nick Krieps of Wesley, Mrs. Joe Mergen and daughter, Donna Jo, and son, Larry, of AL- gona, returned hole Wednesday, Feb. 15, from St. Louis, Mo., after spending a week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Castress Kossuth Boy In I.S.C. Debating Team Contest Swea & Eagle — Dale, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Anderson, will be on the debating team of Iowa State college, Ametl, when it makes its trip to the annual University of Nebraska debate tournament. The topic of discussion will be the national collegiate debate topic, Resolved: "That the United States should nationalize all basic non-agricultural industries." Grant 4-H Met The Grant 4-H club met on Thursday night at the M. Tokheim home. Each member was given a plastic record book cover. Harvey Work was chosen to represent the club in a Kossuth county plowing contest. John Burton, county youth leader, told the club the aims and plans of a 4-H youth camp for Iowa. Harvey Work presented a demonstration on "How to get best results when plowing by adjusting." The meeting was well attended. Better Buys In Used Farm Machinery At Algona Implement Company USED TRACTORS 1—1937 John Deere A on rubber with cultivator $625 1—Regular Farmall on rubber, good __.___ ;i ____ $295 1—P-20 on rubber wifri cultivator, good $575 1—M Farmall, good $1,325 1—B Farmall, with power lift culva- tor USED TRUCKS 1—1935 V-8 Ford Pickup truck, good $250 1—1935 C-30 IHC l l / 2 ton with flat bed, 157" WB $175 1—1939 D-30 IHC 1V 2 ton with box, 157" WB $375 1—1941 K-5 IHC 11/2 ton, 176" WB $400 USED CARS 1935 Pontiac Cheap 1939 Chevrolet 2 door, good ___ $365 1942 Chevrolet coupe, good ___ $475 1947 Pontiac 8 sedan coupe __ $1,250 1947 Pontiac 6 convertible __ $1,295 1947 Chrysler New Yorker 4- door, very clean $1,495 1949 Studebaker Champion Regal DeLuxe 4 door, new engine, very clean, overdrive $1,595 SEE THEM TODAY At Algona Implement Company : Commercial Walt Hall International Harvester Phone 52 Algona Deb Hall Pontiac Cadillac March 1 Moves The Floyd Smith family moved from a farm in East Chain to a farm west of Swea City, known as the George Butterfield farm. Mr. Smith bought this farm last summer. Dale Reeds moved from here onto a farm near Spirit Lake. The Reeds were given a farewell party by a number of friends at the Albert Johnson home last Tuesday evening. Tuesday evening, Feb. 28, the Methodist Brotherhood in the Armstrong sub-district enjoyed a fellowship meeting at Dolliver with dinner served at 7:15 p. m. A feature of the evening was a group singing and business conducted at the table following the meal, before adjourning to the auditorium. Grade children were all agog over the scientific wonders shown on the Dust and Destiny films at the school Thursday p. m. Tile film was one put out by Moody Bible Institute, ana was used at the Baptist church Wednesday evening by the Rev. Peter Peterg. Tells Of Collapse Of B. C.^hurch Mrs. Frank Butts has received a letter from her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wintjes of Buffalo Center, giving a first-hand account of the collapse of the Congregational church there recently. • The Church was having sorritt extensive remodeling done, and men of the congregation were doing most of it. Props had been put under the floor while some basement work was being done. Sunday school had been dismissed and the church service had begun when the floor gave way, sagging to within a few feet of the basement floor. Had the seats not been fastened to the floor, there would have been Swecr City Girl Bride Of West Bend Man, Feb .20 County Medics Elect Officers New officers of the Kossuth County Medical society took over at the meeting Tuesday night, Feb. 21. Dr. J. N. Kehefick, Algona, is the new president; Dr. Lee O. Snook, Wesley, vice president; Dr. J. M. Schuttef, Algona, secretary and treasurer; Dr. T. J. Efian. Bancroit, censor and delegate: Dr. Pierre Sartor, Ti- tpnka, alternate. An artificial respirator appara- s^as presented to the Medical society by the American Legion Auxiliary. Those present at this month's meeting were Doctors Clapsaddle BUft: Snook, Wesley; Ham- Street, Hurt; Harris, LuVerne; Lee. Algona; Hart, Bancroft: Creizmeyer, Algona; Kenefick Algona; and Schutter, Algona. 59th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ostwald of Whittemore, celebrated their J9th wedding anniversary Friday. March 3, at their home. Onf house was from 2 o'clock until 3 p. m. Training School Fenton Mrs. Paul Eigler, leader of the Fenton Forwards 4-H club, and Mrs. Gerhard Hantelman, assistant leader, attended a training school at Algona on Feb. 23. VALENTINE Mr. and Mrs. Reece Marshall of Albia received a really nice Valentine; an infant daughter was born to them on that day. WANT ADS BRINGS RESULTS PHONE 229 In a ceremony performed at Sts. Peter and Paul's 'Catholic church. West Bend, Feb. 20, Miss Marcella Stone, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stone of Swea City, became the bride of Donald Schaller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schaller of West Bend. The bride and groom are pictured above. (Brown Studio Photo). Following the ceremony, dinner was served at West Bend to about 75 guests, and the newlyweds entertained their friends at a wedding dance at the Plantation Ballroom, that evening. They will make their ~ttome on the groom's father's farm, northwest of Emmetsburg. much more damage, for persons who were nearer the center would have undoubtedly been severely injured. '•• As it was, no one was hurt, which is a miracle, and" Mrs. Wirtjes summed it up in the most logical way by saying, "Surely, God was with us. The Sunday school classes had been held in the basement, and no doubt lives would have been lost had the children not have been dismissed. Pledges Sorority <itt Fall* — Janice. Bar the , mew, daughter of Mr. and Fred Bartholomew of Algona, been accepted as a pledge member of Phi Sigma Phi, social sorority at the Iowa State Teachers college. Miss Bartholomew is a freshman English major at Teachers college. Letter carriers' uniforms are a 50-50 blend of the Union Blue and Confederate Gray. Farmers Visit Research Farm A party of farrners from this area returned Feb. 21 from a trip to the Purina Mills in St. Louis, Mo., and a tour through the Purina Research Farm there. The trip was Sponsored by Cloverleaf Hatchery and Feed of Algona. Harold Fitch accompanied the guests on the trip. Also included were two young FFA farmers who won the trips with, expenses paid, for having 1 in the two best essays in ._ - jtert 'conducted by George Sefrit, high school ag instructor, for junior and senior FFA members. The two boys were Robert Applegate and Stanley Sorenson. The prize trips were given by Cloverleaf Hatchery. 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