The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 7, 1950 · Page 13
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 7, 1950
Page 13
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Farm Bureau Host To Burt Businessmen will election of officers. Hostess At Shower Mrs. G. O. McFarland and Mrs. Ivan Long were assisting hostesses at a shower on Saturday at the Rosco Stewart home in honor of Ruby Irene" Hood of Rutland. The Hoods lived in the Portland neighborhood until a few yoai> ago. Band Mothers Club The Band Mothers met with Mrs. Clifford Holding Wednesday evening with Eunice Kieb- hoif, Wilma Fairbanks and Jessie Long assisting hostesses. About 20 attended, and after the business meeting, the guests played canasta. Lunch was served. Apparently caught in a moment of deep meditation, this group of Burt Businessmen and Kossuth county Farm Bureau members are shown at a get-to-gether ban- i quet at Burt held Monday nooh, Feb. 27, at the Methodist church. This type of meeting is aimed at creating better understanding between the Bureau and business men. Other such meetings have been held in various towns in the county and others will be held in the future. Pictured here, left to right, back row, are Leonard Daniels, Ross Inman, .Oliver Graham, Stanley Gardner, K. P. Smith, Charles Nygaard and Lee Pratt. Second row includes Hugh Black, Wallace Officer, David Smith, Chauncey Chipman, Gerry Heetland, Charles Spry, Alfred Melz, Gerald Ollum and Dr. Clapsaddle. Front row diners were Joe Loeback, Gib Dremmel, Willard Menz, Thomas Frankl, Lyle Runchey, Ralph Bonney. Andy Crawford, Luke Miller, Glee Bullock, Herman Rachut and Rev. R. K. Hilh- The picture was taken by Dan Murphy of the Des Moines central office of the Farm Bureau. Gwenn Mann of Burt Honored At Shower, Feb. 28 Burl — A pre-nuptial shower for Gwen Mann was given in. tfte^ Lutheran church parlors Tuesday evening last week. Some 60 relatives and friends attended and the evening was spent playing games. Decorations were in green and rose with a centerpiece of flowers and white candles. Doris Salisbury and Helen Graham Olson helped Miss Mann open her many lovely gifts. The hostesses presented her with an end table, and lunch was served. Hostesses were Evelyn, Lois and Ruth Angus; Mrs. W. F. Batt, Jessie Chafee, Mrs. Chas. Clement, Mrs. H. Gettman and Helen, Hazel Larson, Arlene McCauley, Mrs. B. E. Miller and Shirley, Betty Miller, Mrs. Dick 'Potter, Mrs. Ann Rimers and Margaret, Mrs. C. Reynolds, Mrs. H. Sabin, Mrs. H. Salisbury and Doris, Mrs. Verne Shipler, Mrs. R. Vogel and Mrs. Claud Whitehill. Out-of- town folks attending were Mrs. Floyd Duncan and Mrs. S. E. Straley, Fenton; Ruth Ann Clement and Lorene Frieders, Algona; Mrs. Gerald Brace and Mrs. Sylvester Brace, LuVerne; and Mrs. Cecil Godfredson, Bancroft. Helen Olson is from Blooming Prairie, Minn., anJ Mrs. Clement with Mrs. Whitehill are from Algona. OFFICE SUPPLIES. Kos- •uth county's largest stock. The Algona Upper Des Moines, in the NEW newspaper building. Methodist Church Sunday, March 12 Sunday school 10 a. m. Morning Worship 11 a. m. Sermon by the Pastor "The Mightiest Force in the World." . M.Y.F. 7:30 p. m. Monday, March 13 6 p. m.. Algona Methodist ,,.,church, Potluck Supper for Sub-district Missionary speaker. Wednesday, March 15, 2:15 p.m. W.S.C.S. Circles. Dorcas Circle hostesses—Mrs. Clifford Lovstad and Mrs. D. A. Teeter; Esther Circle hostesses—Mrs. J. L. Miller and Mrs. Glenn Teeter; Ruth Circle hostesses—Mrs. Dean Andrews and Mrs. Raymond Westling. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Carman, Jr.. moved Friday to a Cowan court in Algona. Mrs. Uertrude McMullen whose home is in Payton, is visiting at the home of her son, Howard McMullen. Mrs. George Manus entertained the Bid and Bye club at her home Thursday evening. Mr*and Mrs. W. B. Shipler and Dale moved Saturday to their farm near Swea City. Mrs. Leonard Warner entertained the Canasta Six at her home Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Garman Sr. and Jerry were Sunday visitors at the W. P. Kearns in Ringsted. Mr. Kearns is a brother of Mrs. Garman. Mrs. Wm. Carney, Algona. at- 'pnded a shower for Ruby Irpne Hood of Rutland, given at the Roscow Stewart home Saturday afternoon. Mrs. W. B. Officer entertained the Fortnightly club at her home Friday afternoon. 50 Volunteers Help With Cleanup In Burt School Two Days Hard Work Precedes School Reopening Burt — Nearly 50 volunteer workers turned put Tuesday of last week to aid in the minor repairing and cleaning of the school building to get it ready for school to start on Wednesday. The list of helpers includes Ethelyn Officer, Viola Cunningham. Lydia Manus, Clara Coambes, Jessie Rash, Mrs. Rudy Willrett and Mrs. E. R. Foltz. The men were Delmar Angus, Dick Hawcott, Dale Lockwood, F. Soderberg, Jerry and Jerome Soderberg, Merwyn Cunningham, Louis Scott, Rudy Willrett, and Charles Spry. The girls were Maxme Batt, Charlotte Dremmel, Esther Hasse, Shirley Meier. Mary Officer, Linda Rash, Velma Weiske and Marie Young. Boys, Gary Reynolds, Michael Scott, Richard Foster, Larry Manus, Harold Batt, Norman Mitchell, John Foster. The instructors, W. B. Officer, Paul Bolie, Earl Stevens, L. V. Olson, Erna Baars, Mary J. Dugan, Shirley Hammerstrom. Velma Larson, Helen McMann, Edith Foster and Lillian Schrader. The janitor, Jay Graham, worked all the time every place and Mrs. Ann Rimers and Mrs. Paul Olson served lunch Rt noon in the school kitchen. Mrs. Jenkins, from the hotel, sent fresh doughnuts in the afternoon, and Mrs. Handy sent a cake. windows were broken out as. well as plaster off. Mrs. Burwash is the former JRuth Carter. They have two children, Joel, 4, and Karen who is two. Algonians Present Mr: and Mrs. Ben Potter and Mr. and Mrs. Brayton, Algona, also attended the meeting of the Kossuth chapter of Custodians, held in Burt recently. Presbyterian Church Ray K. Hill, Minister Sunday, March 12 10 a. m. Morning Worship "One Great Hour of Sharing" Sermon, "Mary and Martha" 11 a. m. Sunday School. Duane Hinckley,-Larry Westling, Raymond Spry and Keith Mitchell, Mrs. Chafee, the Sunday school teacher, and Mrs. Riebhoff, superintendent of the junior department, were also guests. Everyone had a good time, and lunch was served by Mrs. Mitchell. On Sunday, Judy and Jane were dinner guests of Mrs. Bertha Smith. Struck By Lightning Word has been received from the M. F. Burwash family who live near Perdueville, 111., that while this family was in their living room one evening recently, lightning struck a large tree near the house, a 10-pound chunk of wood was hurled through the wait with such force that a great deal of damage was done. Many Present Playlet The W.S.C.S. of the Methodist church had a regular meeting at the church Wednesday afternoon, with some 30 members attending. Mrs. Don Mitchell had devotions. Mrs. Walter Campney had charge of the program which consisted of a playlet about missionary life in Japan. Mrs. Campney was the the American missionary anct Mary J. Andrews, Hulda Handy, Elsie Lockwood and Jennie Riebhoff took the Darts of the Japanese women. Names were drawn for the Circles for the year which starts in June. The circles are the Esther, Ruth, and Dorcas, and each will have 20 members. Lunch was served by the committee. Help Neighbors Move Mr. and Mrs. G. O. McFarland help the Cecil Longs move to their new farm in the Plum Creek neighborhood, Tuesday. Woman's Club Meets The Burt Woman's club met Monday evening, Feb. 27, with Mrs. Emma Rachut, Mrs. Ethelyn Officer assisting. Mary Smith read an article entitled, "Why Federate?" froni the /'General .Federation Club Woman." Beth Miller reviewed the book, "The Cleft Rock," and "Young Mrs. Savage" was reviewed by Clara Reynolds. Delicious refreshments were served by the hostesses. The next meeting, March 13, will be with Mrs. Lillian and Mitchell Girls. Four . Judy and Jane Mitchell were four years old Sunday, Feb. 26, and in honor of their birthdav. their mother, Mrs. Don Mitchell, entertained members of their Sunday school class at her home on Saturday. The guests were Margery Henderson, Janet West, Presbyterian Luncheon The Woman's Council members of the Presbyterian church were entertained at a luncheon Wednesday in the church dining room, Circle A as hostess. At the meeting Mrs. Angus nad uevu- tions, and a skit, "The Church Knvelope Speaks, ' was given by Ethel Uremmel and Mrs. Paine. Move To Buri Mr. and -Mrs. Lawrence Doegs are new residents in the north part of town. They moved tne lirst of the week into the house they recently purchased across from the Methodist church. They came from their farm north of Titonka. The Doeges have four children, Vern Raldal, who with lis family, lives on one of the Koestler iarms owned by the Doeges, Earl Rafdal living in Albert Lea, Mrs. Wm. Moenl at Hampton and Wilbur Doege in Lhe air Lawton, force stationed at Wash. There are Ft. Tuesday, March 7, 1950 Algona Upper Des Maine*—5 grandchildren, including twins Dennis Lee and Donna Lynn, 18-month-old children of the Vern Kafdals, who live near town. Wilbur Doege has been in the service some 16 months. Marion Diehl of Mason City was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Smith over the weekend. Mrs. Ed Smith has been in the St. Ann hospital, Algona, following an operation last week. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Steffenson with their two sons, were guests Sunday at the Vern Rafdal home. Edward Polhemus left Thursday for his home in Artesia, Cal., He was called here by the illness and death of his father, M. E. Polhemus. Lois Polhemus returned Saturday also for their home in St. Louis. Besides those mentioned in last week's paper who were here for the services, were Mis. Eli Anfinson, Mrs. Nels Balmer, and Mrs. Bode Fry of Estherville, ftfr. and Mrs. Cecil Godfredson of Bancroft; Mr. and Mrs. Willard Stow and'Berniece Granger of Humboldt. Chris Bolie and son David returned Saturday of last week from Broken Bow, Neb., where they had been called by the death of a relative. Mrs. Carrie Lindsay, n sister of Mr. Bolie, died at her home there following an illness. The Bolies visited other relatives before their return home. Mr. and Mrs. Jas Fredn'ckson of Waterloo spent from Saturday till Monday with relative:* here. Several women attended an Ex prutivo Board meeting of the W. S. C. S. at Mrs. Lance Riebhoff's Monday afternoon. The R. A. Bleiches attended a dinner in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Anderson at New Richland, Minn., Sunday of last week. The Andersons were observing their golden wedding anniversary with some 40 relatives as guests on Sunday, and an open house \ held for their neighbors and friends on Monday. The Andersons lived where Jay Graham? now live, some 26 years ago, and will be remembered by manv Other relatives from here attrnd- ing the anniversary dinner wen- Mr, and Mrs. Albert Bleich and LnVonnc-; Will Bleich; Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Koepkc, Caradscn and Darwin: G. W. Bleich and Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Churland, the latter two of Lone Rork. Wrs Anderson is a sister of R. A., G W., and Wm. Bleich. ivirs. Lk'rtnido Prtrrson nncl hei daughter. Mrs. Corliss Kail of Stratford, and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Day of Stanhope were overnight guests at the G. O. Mc~arland homo. Mrs. Peterson, a sister of Mrs. McFarland. had Rone through the Mayo clinic at Rochester, Minn., and the Chas Days had Rone after them on Tuesday. Mrs.. Peterson has been in failing health, due to a paralysis. Mrs. Day is also a sister. Mr. and Mrs. G. O. McFsrland were Thursday afternoon visitors at the home of their son, Doyle, pnd family in Emmotsburg. The occasion was the first birthday of the grandson, Phillip McFarland. Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Mc'•ii- 1 - —>ri r«v>nHv bought a home in Emmctsburg. Mrs. Don Mitchell \yith Judy an.l Jane and son, K-.'ith, spent Friday with the L. C. Williams at Welcome, Minn. Mrs. O. p. Graham and Mrs. Jas. Christensen Mrs. Mitchell to Fairmont where they spent the day. sewing Circle will moot with Mrs. John Trunkhill Friday afternoon, Feb. 10. Edna Main returned from Orange City Wednesday evening. She spent the past 10 days with iier daughter and family. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Alborn, who have lived at Walker, Minn., moved to the Vic Garman house near the Black Cat. Mrs. Nell Peters has been con- rined to her home the past week. Mr.-;. Graham cared for her sev- M-al days. Mrs. Peters is better ~.t this writing. Juan Mann, who is taking nur- -es training at the Iowa Lutheran hofpital, Des Moinss, has just completed her three months work in the Bliss Memorial at St. i_ouis. Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bloss, r.siherville, and Mr. and Mrs. '"_Yctl Bloss of Spencer visited the Lieorge Hix famiily and were dinner guests at Mrs. Carrie Koestler's Wednesday. The men are cousins of Mr. Hix ancl Mrs. Koestler. Mrs. Emma Leek spent Thursday recently with her granddaughter and husband, Mr. ancl Mrs". Wilbur Buckhold at Buffalo Center. Mrs. Albert Metzger and Torn of Lotts Crock also spent the day with the Buckholds. BiHy Hamilton fp?nt Wednev .l?y with his grandparents, Mr. nn'd Mrs. Clark Ciff'n. while his parents, the Bob Hamiltons moved to their new home on the Bunkfoske- farm. For the BEST in Home- Cooked Meals Enjoy a Sunday Dinner at Ma Fisher's Cigarettes — Candy Ice Cream Beer — Lunches CHICK CUSTOMERS REGULAR and SUPER BABY CHICKS Day Olr or Started Sexed Or Srtaight Run CUSTOM HATCHING CHICKEN-DUCK-TURKEY EGGS SARGENT FEED NEALY HATCHERY Burt - Phone 58-77 Not SPRAY This! Paint Up The Eaiy Woyl PAINTING and Contract Work Minor Building Repair WE ARE ALSO EQUIPPED FOR DISC SHARPENING PORTABLE UNIT—-GUARANTEED SATISFACTORY WORK G. J. GEESMAN Call—Phone 84 or wrife Burt, Iowa saaaoaoa^i^^ NOW—FOR EXPERT CAR OR TRUCK LUBRICATION AND OIL CHANGE Come to- BATTERIES Just North Milwaukee Depot FARMERS! FOR YOUR SPRING WORK Get Our Prices on PURE PENNSYLVANIA OILS and GUN GREASES (Delivered To Your Farm) VIKING OIL CO TIRES Phone 530 Algona

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