The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 14, 1950 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 14, 1950
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Burt Phone Co. Has Annual Meeting, Election Officers Butt — The annual stockholders meeting of the Burt Telephone Co., was held Tuesday of last week. George Hawcott was re-elected as director, and Ray McWhorter as director to -take the place v of R. I. Mawdsley. Officers and directors are C. B. Chipman, president and manager; Ray C. Dremmel, vice president; Ray McWhorter, George Hawcott, and C. C. Smith, directors; Selina Clifton, secretary and treasurer; Mrs. P. L. Dremmel, chief operator; Charles Spry, lineman; Betty Hutzel and Opal Waltman, operators; Ann Rimers, assisting op- ator. Habeger Guests The following were guests at the Fred Habegers Sunday, a week ago; Mr. and Mrs.- Jess Douglas, Des Moines; Mr. and Mrs. Pete Shierholz and family; Mr. and Mrs. Jay Longstaff and Mrs. C. E. Stiles, all of Fort Dodge; and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fisher of Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Habeger and family of West Bend were also dinner and supper guests at the Habegers. Visit Luther Millers Mr. and Mrs. Clark Miller and children of Titonka and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Krantz of Swea City- were Wednesday evening guests* at the Luther Millers. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lockwood also spent the evening with the Millers. Gregory Krantz of Titonka spent from Friday till Sunday with his grandparents, the Luther Millers' while his parents, the Clark Millers, were in Minneapolis. Birthday Circle Mel The Friendly Birthday circle met at the home of Bertha Koestler on Saturday afternoon in observance of her birthday. Mrs. Herman Rachut and Mrs. Madson were guests. This same group met at the home of Mrs. Henry Weiner in honor of her birthday, on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Florence Schroder, Lone Rock, and Mrs. Chrischilles, Fenton, were guests. Mrs. Bleich Hostess The Birthday circle met with Mrs. R. A. Bleich Thursday afternoon with nine members present. Mrs. Henry Weiner's birthday was observed, and she received many gifts. The circle voted to give money to the Red Cross. Mrs. Chas. Davis and Mrs. Lavrenz were unable to attend due to illness. Mrs. Polhemus and Mrs. Churland were guests. Rural Sewing Club The Rural Sewing club met at at the home of Mrs. Hilda Gross, Thursday evening. The members entertained their husbands at a 7 o'clock dinner and the evening was spent playing canasta and "500". Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schroeder, Mr. and Mrs. Justine Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Thompson, the Marvin Kuecks, the Jess Dugans, the A. B. Newbroughs and the Charles Schultzes, all of Lone Rock. Mr. and Mrs. Melford Mitchell and the Harold Holm- grens were unable to attend. Methodist Church William S. Handy, Pastor Sunday, March 19 Sunday school 10 a. m. Morning Worship 11 a. m. Sermon by the pastor "Ways to Peace and Power" M.Y.F. Rally at West Bend 3:00-9:00 p. m. The W.S.C.S. Circles meet on Wednesday, March 15, 2:15 p. m. Dorcas Circle at the home of Mrs. Clifford Lovstad; Esther Circle at the home of Mrs. J. L. Miller; Ruth Circle at the home of Mrs. Dean Andrews. The Choir will meet at the Parsonage Wednesday at 7:30 p. m. The official board will meet at the church Friday, March 17 at 8 p. m. Presbyterian Church Ray K. Hill, Minister Sunday, March 19 10 a. m. Morning Worship Sermon. "Excuses" 11 a. m. Sunday school Circle A meets with Mrs. O. H. Graham, March 15: Circle B meets with Mrs. Will Vogel, March 15; Circle C meets with Esther Hodgson March 16. Post Office Notice Notice to Patrons of the Burt Post Office — At the request of the Post Office Department, the Burt office will be closed at noon from 12 to 1 o'clock for window service and at 5:30 at night beginning March 16 and thereafter. Birthday Visitors Friends and relatives who went to Mrs. Pannkuk's home, Friday evening, in observance of her birthday included Mesdames Ackerman. Coffin, Doege, Gettman, Howard, Richard Lavrenz, R. Moore, W. Rentz, F. Stow, C. Stow.-H. Meter, E. Meier, G. West with Mrs. G. C. Giddings, Sr., Nettie Giddings, Louise and Joan Giddings. Mrs. Pannkuk received many nice gifts. The evening was spent with games and "500", after which lunch was served. March Movers Some of the moves made in and around town are: The J. D. Peters moved to a farm they bought in Wisconsin; Gertrude Aekerman to the Peters house which she ow.ns; the Dale Dundas's to the apartment vacated by Mrs. Ackerman; Mrs. Mansmith from Bancroft to the house she owns, vacated by Mr. and Mrs. Dundas. The Johnsons moved from the Snyder house to the rooms over Smith's store, and E. C. Behnkendorf bought the Snyder place and has rented it to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cook, who have been living on the Lichter farm. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Alborn of Walker, Minn., moved to the house on the Vic Carman farm, recently vacated by the Richard Bristows, who moved to a farm near LuVerne. Mr. and Mrs. Cole of Whittemore have purchased the Carrie Christensen house in the south part of town. The Richard Lavrenz's plan to move to the Helen Cunningham house. Mrs. Cunningham is staying with Mrs. Hedwig Larson. Mrs. Marie Johnson, who has visited the Ben Bahlings the past several weeks, left Thursday for her home in Los Angeles, Cal. She is an aunt of Mrs. Bahling. Roland Paine of Evanston, 111., who works for the Greybar Electric Co. in Chicago, was in Humboldt on business last week. While there, he visited the W. E. Stows. Mr. Paine also visited friends in Algona and with the E. E. Paines in Burt, and with Cora Stow. Mrs. Stow and Mr. Paine drove to the Chas. and Bernard Phelps home Thursday for the afternoon. Roland is a nephew of E. E. Paine and of Cora Stow. Paul Isenbergers of Stanley, Wis., have had the misfortune to lose their home by fire re- ppntiv. Mr. Isenberger had visited relatives here and at Bancroft in February. He is a brother of Mrs. Nels Godfredson of Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Kennedy of Mason City spent Sunday a week ago with the W. T. Kennedys. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Klocke and baby, Lakota, were Sunday visitors, a week ago, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Chafee. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bates and family of Algona were recent visitors at the Earl Toothmans. John Geesman, Sr., visited at the John Schroeder home at Odin, Minn., the past fortnight. Mr. Schroeder is a brother of Mrs. Geesman. Rev. and Mrs. L. Richman with their daughter, Mrs. Wayne Flohr, and son Bobby, all of Ormsby, Minn., were dinner guests at the Louis Riedel home Friday a week ago. Rev. Richman was pastor of the Lutheran church here for a number of years, and Mrs. Flohr is the former Margaret Richman. A Birthday circle group met at Mrs. Bertha Koestler's, Wednesday afternoon, to help her celebrate her birthday. Francis You Never Tire of "Quality" FURNITURE You never tire of Quality Furniture—it gives so much pleasure for such a long, long time. Foster Furniture Habeger was a guest. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Reed of Elmore, Minn., spent an afternoon with the Bob Cogdils recently. Mr. and Mrs. Larrimer Haddle of 5wea City were also callers at the Cogdils on Wednesday. Mrs. Alvina Powers spent a weekend at the Axel Anderson's at Swaledale recently. Mrs. Gordon Giddings was a patient in the Park hospital. Mason City, a few days last week. Mr. and Mrs. Nels J. Nelson and Mr. and Mrs. Roland Chafee attended the funeral of Mrs. Chris STelson at Renwick on Saturday, a week ago. Mrs. Nelson, who was nearly 86 years, was an aunt of Mels J. Nelson. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Christensen of Hartington, Neb., are the parents of a son born to them Feb. 27 at Hartington. The baby weighed 6 pounds and 10 ounces, and has been named Michael Allyn. This is a great-grandson for Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Cogdil. The Cogdils also have word that their daughter, Mrs. Bernice Christensen of Hartington, had recently undergone a serious operation. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Curtis are the parents of a daughter Dorn Monday morning at home. The baby has been named Marsha Lee, and she weighed 8 pounds. The Curtises have four other children, Clifford and Aubrey in school. Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Young of Usage spent Sunday with Mrs. Young's mother, Mrs. Nell Peters, and with the O. H. Grahams. The 'amilies all had dinner and sup- >er with Mrs. Peters, and Mr. and Urs. Bruce Graham were supper guests there. Mrs. Luther Fairbanks had the V.F.W. sewing meeting at her liome Tuesday afternoon of last week. v Mrs. O. H. Graham had the Le- gion Auxiliary sewing meeting at her home Wednesday afternoon. Ten members were present. Legion and Auxiliary held their regular meeting at the hall Tuesday evening of last week with Mrs. Luther Miller, Mrs. Helen Weiske, and Mrs. Holmgren as hostesses. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Dugan re- turned recently from a six weeks' trip through the west. They visited Dr. and Mrs. Fox at Tucson. Ariz., the Howard Sanders at Glendale, the Clinton Sampsons at Los Gatos, and the Ed Dugans. They also visited the Jack Underwoods at Portland, Ore. They covered over 11,000 rrtiles on this trip. LuVerne Vicinity News Items Cemetery Ass'n Meets The March meeting of the Lu Verne Cemetery Association was held at the city hall, March 9, with Miss Myrtle Jordan, Mrs. John Voss, Sr., Mrs. William Klawitter, and Mrs. Theodore Johnson hostesses. Business was in charge of the president, Mrs. Elsie Steussy. Officers previously had made out the annual statements and there is a fine response in the replies. Bids are open for the work of caretaker of the local cemetery. Miss Jordan gave an account of various cemeteries she has visited in her travels, concentrating especially on older cemeteries with their peculiar fascination and historical significance. Youth Fellowship Elects The Youth Fellowship of the Evangelical United Brethren church met in the church rooms, March 7, with 14 in attendance. At the business meeting, in charge of the president, Marilyn Hefti, election of officers was held. Elected were, president, Betty Hefti; vice president, Carroll Marty; secretary, Jerry Miller, and treasurer, Jerry Wolf. Marilyn Miller conducted the social hour and also was hostess, serving refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. John Voss, Jr.. sons Dwight, Deltnar, and Keith and John Voss, Sr., spent Saturday in Waterloo, attending a registered dairy calf sale for 4-H clubs. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Powell of Yale visited Thursday at the Mr. and Mrs. C. O. McClellan home, parents of Mrs. Powell. Mrs. Berdine Nygaard and new baby son, Edwin, returned to their home Wednesday from Lutheran hospital. Ft. Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zweifel and baby daughter, Vickie, spent Monday in Des Moines at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Waychoff, parents of Mrs. Zweifel. Mr. and Mrs. DeLane Blanchard of Coon Rapids came Tuesday to visit at the home of their aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hinz, and other relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Blanchard were married on Monday evening, March 6, in Coon Rapids. Mrs. Minnie Dickey of Fairchild, Wis., came to visit in the homes of her brothers, Matt and Fred Baumgartner, and their families. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Merkle, son Charles, daughter Marjean went to Des Moines Friday where they were weekend visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lehman and sons, brother of Mrs. Merkle. • Mr. and Mrs. Francis Walrob • WIRING • REPAIRING • FIXTURES COMMERCIAL or RESIDENTIAL When you need any kind of electrical fixtures, come to Pratt Electric on State St.— over 200 items for you to choose from. FOR ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING OF ALL KINDS, CALL Tuesday, March 14, 1950 of Mt. Vernon, Iowa, are the par-1 ents of a 7'i Ib. daughter born Saturday, March 4, 1950. She has been named Gail Patricia. This makes a family of three daughters for Mr. and Mrs. Wal- rob. Mrs. Walrob is the former Elva Hintz. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Hintz, LuVerne. Glenn Rannels went to Des Moines after school Friday to visit Mrs. Rannells. who has bren at the home of her parents the past 10 days. Mr. Bullis was recently injured in an auto accident. Mrs. Algona Upper Des Moines—3 Bullis and son Elwood have had recent operations Mrs. Mabel Thompson arrived home Saturday from a stay of several weeks at the home of her son, Earl Thompson and family, at Mason City. A 6 Ib., 15 oz. daufihter, Jennifer Lee, was born Tuesday, Feb. 14, to Mr. and Mrs. Karl Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Thompson have now moved to Britt, where he has employment at the Ford garage. Another son, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thompson and family, movec> PRATT FREE ESTIMATES ELECTRIC CONSTRUCTION CO. Phone 170 Algona SPECIAL GROUP OF NEW STRAW Main New Hat Department $098 3 A fashion and value surprise) Perky Spring straws with flower-accents. Assorted styles in soft pastels for color news! OPEN HOUSE TEEN AGE NIGHT Sponsored by The MOOSE LODGE (Chaperoned) Tuesday, March 21 7:30-10:30 P.M. Fun For The Kids! Come! The greatest sin any mother's daughter can experience is to miss out on the fresh, spring- like Easter outfits which we have just received. Don't be out of step in the; Easter Parade. WHO.T MOTHER USED TO CALL SIN," SAYS HANNAH,"HSR DAUGHTER CALLS IXPERIENCB/ EVERYTHING TO WEAR FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN THOSE RED SLIPPERS By "Jolene" ., ' re{ j Jnoef y OU have always wanted in suede pump with comfortable platform sole. Fine quality all sizes at $8.95 Spring Duet The combination suit everyone will ask for. Notice the simple but striking lines. Made of beautifully matched 100% worsted menswear material. The wing collar and adorable pockets will make it first on your shopping list. Sizes 10 to 20. Colors in Grey Striped Jackets, solid Grey Skirt; Brown Striped Jacket, solid Brown Skirt. Style No. 02613 Also available in worsted sheen gabardine. Choice of colors in Navy, Beige, Grey, Nite, Red, Kelly and Dacia. $39.50 KOHLHAAS HARDWARE for Your Household, Hardware & Building Needs • Ed and Pa) Cullen

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