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Charity Ball Date, April 11 ine ^ annual Algona ~ Charitv ~—— __„ " i^an will be held on Tu_esday eve- ^ ~* 'i Tiing, April 11, at the hierh cr>Vmni i ^»^.^t BBIHMa _ M _ M _ M _^^^^^^^^___ a ___ - high school, w announdfed yesterday by F. Steele, general chairman for the event. Committee heads assisting in plans for the Ball are as follows: Music, Dr. C. C. Shierk. Program, Al Buchanan. Queens, Jerry Allen. Patronf, and Patronesses, Dr. Karl Hoffman. Decorations, Dwaine Lighter .Distinguished Guests, Luke Linnan. Reception, John Ferguson. Check Room, L. W. Nitchals. Publicity, Eugene Murtagh. i Treasurer, H. W. Miller. , Annual highlight of the event is presentation of the Charity Ball Queen, who is selected by popular vote. Today's issue of the Upper Des Moines carries a voting blank on which nominations for the honof may be made. Rules are few. The nominees must be at least 18 years of age, single, and residents of Kossuth county. The girl selected as Queen in the final voting will receive her gown and slippers from the committee, and her attendants, selected from the runners-up, will receive corsages. Readers are requestsd to mail in their nominations at once. Nomination ballots must be post- mat'ked not later than 6:00 p. m., Saturday, March 25. Identity of the actual Queen is released at the Charity Ball, when she is crowned in a formal ceremony. New Officers For V.F.W. Here Are Elected Max Bartholomew ' , ' Max Bartholomew was elected commander of Post 2541 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, at the annual ballot held last Thursday night at the hall. He will succeed Russ Waller. Installation of new officers will take place at the next meeting. Named as senior vice commander was Ernie Anfinson, who will succeed Ben Wibben. Wayne Smith was named junior vice commander, succeeding Merle Hoover. In other elections, Fred Plumb was elected quartermaster, Merle Wellendorf was named chaplain, Ben Weber was elected surgeon, Ernst Thiel was named as post advocate, and Maurice Bartholomew was elected as a trustee. All are new officers. Plans are underway for the annual Spanish-American War Veterans banquet and the district meeting, slated here for May 7. Ernst Thiel has been named as general chairman of the district meeting, with H. D. Clapsaddle, Fred Bartholomew, Fred Plumb, Wilbur Zeigler, Bob Schoby, Charles Clement, Curtis Muth and R. B. Waller on assisting committees. Council Minutes ORDINANCE NO. 3IS AN ORDINANCE VACATING THE EAST AND WEST ALLEY THROUGH BLOCK ONE (1) IN CALL'S THIRD ADDITION TO ALGONA. IOWA AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF ALGONA. IOWA TO CONVEY THE LAND THUS VACVTED. BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Algona. Iowa: Section 1. That all of the East and West Alley in Block One (1) of Call's Third Addition to Algona. lows. Iving between the West Line of Phillips Street and the East Line of Church Street of the City of Algona. Iowa and more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Southeast Corner of Lot Five (3) in Block One (1) of Call's Third Addition to Algona. Iowa, as point of beginning, and running thence West along the South Lines of Lots Five and Twelve (6 Sc 12) of said Block One (1) to the Southwest Corner of Lot Twelve (12). thence South along the East Line of Church Street to the Northwest Corner of Lot Eleven (11) of said Block One (1). thence East along the North Line* of Lots Eleven, Ten. Nine. Eight, Seven and Six (11, 10, 9. 8. 7 at 6) of said Block One 1) to the Northeast Corner of Lot Six (6) of said Block One (1) and thence North along the West Line of Phillip* Street to point of beginning, be and the same is hereby vacated. Section 2. That the Mayor of the City of Algona. Iowa, be and he is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to convey by Quit Claim Deed for and In behalf of the City of Algona. Iowa, all right, title and interest oi the City In and to the real estate vacated under Section One (1) hereof to Elr! B Miller, owner of adjacent property, the conveyance to be for a consideration of $200.00. Section 3. That this ordinance, being deemed ot immediate importance, shall be to full force and eifect from and after its passage a™* publication as D V IfiW r«oo«,D AND ADOPTED by the CiTy a ^c/o f t.he City of Algona. Approved by me this 10 day of ^ BYRON P. RICHARDSON, Mayor AUTHENTICATION The above and Agoing Ordinance No. S16 Is hereby duty authenticated ISEAJL.) City Clerk Weds At Bode Lu Verne — Miss Martha Gene- vieye Mitsven, daughter of Mr. a.id Mrs. Herman Mitsven of Bode, and Gail Wolf, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Wolf of Lu Verne, were united in marriage, Wednesday morning, March 15, at 10:30, in the chapel of St. Olafs Lutheran church at Bode, the Rev. Braable officiating. The bride was attended by her friend, Pete Curry of Bradgate. The groom was attended by his friend, Pete Curry of Bradegate. A dinner at noon in the home of the bride's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. William Wood of Bode, was given for the bridal party. Immediately following the din- icr, the young couple left on a honeymoon trip to Texas. The bride has been employed at ;he Eastman Studio, Bode, since ler graduation from the Bode ligh school. The groom graduated from the Lu Verne high school with the class of 1944, and is associated with- his father in "arming. The young, couple Will be at lorne with the groom's parents until a new home can be erected for them in the spring. Women's Dutch Lunch On Monday, March 13, the Farm Bureau Women, at their regular bi-monthly meeting, enjoyed a "dutch lunch" at the farm bureau meeting rooms in Algona. Mrs. Harry Felter called the meeting to order following the lunch. Each lady present gave something of interest from her own township for roll call. Miss Bonnstetter, school nurse, introduced information on the crippled children survey which is to spread through the county. Each special chairman gave her report and complete plans were made for Rural Woman's Day to be held in April. This is for all women in the countv and all are cordially invited. One of the district chairmen, who has attended the United Nations Conference at Lake Success, New York, will be speaker. Pre-Bridal Shower Mrs. William Jackson. Mrs. Carol I^eith, and Delores Kinsey Bave a miscellaneous shower on Thursday evening for Marilyn Wilheimi, who is to be married April 13 to Dick Skilling. Guests were Mrs. Thomas Briggs, Mrs. Edward Skilling, Mrs. James Herin" Mrs. Emma Lou Dutton, Jean Ellen Lensine. Harriet Simons, Beverly Wilhelmi, Joan Crawford, and Lorraine Rahe. Cards were played and prizes were won by Mrs. Briggs. and the honoree. In a contest to see who could draw in the dark the best picture of how the bride will look, Mrs. Skilling won the prize. 45th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Brandow were married 45 years ago March 15, and Friday evening, were given a surprise celebration by their children and families. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Leo Walters, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brandow, Roger and Becky, of Humboldt: Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Larson and Linda, of Burt; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Brandow, Richard and Ann, of Ft. Dodge; and Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth Brandow, Terry and Rhonda. The guests brought the refreshments which were served after a social evening. Margaret Presihus Engaged Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Presthus have announced the engagement and approaching marriage in early summer of their daughter, Margaret, to Gerald Romstad, now of Des Moines, but formerly of Algona. Miss Presthus is pictured here. Miss Presthus is a registered nurse and has been employed at the new Algona Osteopathic Clinic since its opening last summer. Mr. Romstad is employed in Des Moines where the couple will live following their marriage. Shower Honors A shower was given Saturday evening at Mrs. W. K. Ferguson's in compliment to Mrs. Kenneth Logan of Humboldt. She is the former Lola Kowalke who formerly was on the school faculty here. Hostesses were Mrs. Marian Conkling, Alice Condon, Ella Zumach, and Jean Lucas, of Waterloo. Mildred Bower of Marshalltown was the only out-of- town guest. The evening was spent socially. Delphian Society The Delphian Society will meet Tuesday, March 21, with Mrs. D. D. Paxson. Mrs. Lloyd Robinson will give the program, "Review of Family Circles," by Cornelius Skinner. Announce Engagement Announcement has been made of the engagement of Dorothy Skilling of Brainard, Minn., to Bernard Morral of Pine River, Minn., son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Morrall. The wedding will take place June 0. ' ' ••——"• ' £L I F«llowihlp Meeting ' r " Mrs. Horace Clapsaddle took members of the Senior Methodist Youth Fellowship to West Bend, Sunday, to attend a sub-district rally. Legion Auxiliary Meeting The American Legion Auxiliary met at the club rooms last Monday for a short business meeting and a St. Patrick's party. Over 30 members enjoyed singing popular Irish songs. Mrs. Lulu Sampson, president, presided at the business meeting and also reported on her recent trip to a mid-winter conference. Reports were given on community service and poppy posters. Following the business meeting a lunch was served. The St. Patrick theme was used in decorations. Sponsor Cradle Shower Townsend Club members sponsored a cradle shower, March 17, at the home of Mrs. John Briggs, in honor of Mrs. Arnold Lallier and her infant son, James Arnold. Mrs. Cora Holdren conducted the entertainment, and Mrs. Lloyd Hauback had charge of the gift presentation. Mrs. Briggs, Mrs. A. M. Anderson, Mrs. Gusta Muckey and Mrs. Shirley Briggs served the luncheon. There was a good attendance Birthday Dinner In honor of her husband's birthday, Mrs. Charles Cockerell entertained Warren Nelson, Jerry Skilling, and John Quinn at dinner, Thursday evening. Mrs. L. A. Copp was hostess to the members of the O.N.O. bridge club Friday afternoon. Guests were Mrs. Charles Patterson and Mrs. Hugh Raney. Mr. and Mrv. Richard Cook had Mr. and Mrs. Dale Engel of Omaha, Neb., as weekend guests. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cutler went to Ames last week Tuesday to attend the Ankeny-Bancroft basketball game. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Cruikshank recently visited their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Grefe a few days at Des Moines. Johnnie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Dahlhauser is among the many who have the measles. His sister, Judith, has had an ear infection and "strep" throat. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dahlhauser have returned from Iowa City where they took their 18-month- old son, Allen, for a tonsillectomy. The; child has recovered nicely,, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Dailey had as guests -last week Sunday their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Noonan and the little daughter Niki Sue. H. A. Bates was visited Monday by his granddaughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Max Janssen of Glenwood, Minn. They were en route to Bode to visit relatives and friends. Mrs. L. E. Courtney was sick with flu last week and during her illness the little son Pat was cared for by his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Semon at Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Courtney drove to Mason City last week Sunday to visit the letter's uncle, Arthur Fandel, who is a patient at Mercy hospital. Patty and David Cowan, children of Mr. and Mrs. K. S. Cowan, have had the measles the past several days and are now recovering. Mr. and Mrs. K. S. Cowan had as overnight guests last week Tuesday Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Baker of Iowa City. Charles Culbertson, who has been confined to his home the past few weeks, has been improving and was able to be up town recently. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Pratt were weekend guests here with relatives. They are now located at Iowa City. Mrs. Clara Sankey was taken to St. Ann hospital Friday. She is subject to migraine headaches which is a part of her illness. Mrs. Glen Raney expects to be dismissed this mid-week from St. Ann hospital where she has been (he past fortnight receiving treatment for hives, a reaction from medication' necessary for another ailment. She has resigned her position in the County Treasurer's office after five years of service there. THE DIFFERENCE YOU WILL QUICKLY NOTE AND OUR GOOD COAL WILL GET YOUR VOTE COAL. CANDIDATES VOtElPOR. THE PEOPLES CHOICE Give us your order for coal now and get a head start on next winter; with our coal, your fire will start QJJICKLY. and bum longer. COAL CO. <7W212W £AS7S7A7£S7. Weekend Guests Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Whitehall had as weekend guests their son and daughteit-in-Jaw, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Whitehall and daughter Cynthia Jo, of Des Moines. All were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Mann at Burt, additional guests being Mr. and Mrs. Harold Angus of Burt and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Angus of Bancroft. The dinner was a family birthday celebration for Cynthia Jo and Jane Angus, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Angus. Chai. Fox Honored Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fox had as dinner guests Sunday, March 12, the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fox, of Bancroft. It was a family celebration of the birthdays of the daughter, Ruth Fox, and the senior Mr. Fox. Rebekahi To Meet The Rebekah lodge will meet Wednesday evening, March 22, at 7:30 o'clock at the Algona hotel. Anywhere... everywhere,. .wear o Versatile Wedgie Ail Sizes, All Widths, All Prices •MII*t|»nA*IMAM Nothing quite as pretty and practical as « tTeeri Age wedgie for your desk-to-dancin£> dawn-to-dusk activities. They're versatile vardrobe wonders. We have many, many sweet patterns to show you, all priced to fit your budget. Won't you visit us soon?; BROWN kill SHOE STORE ALGONA, IOWA Mrs. A. E. Clayton was visited Tliursday by her brother, Elmer Peterson, and two of his children, Joseph and Lavine, of Corwith. Sharon Kay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Zenor, was out of school the past two weeks with measles. Since she is now recovered. Mrs. Zenor, Sharon Kay, and Dennis spent Friday at V?4- cent with Mrs. Zenor's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nate Abbott. Mrs. A. E. Clayton spent the the weekend at Livermore with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Roethler. Mrs. Florence Peterson and her son. Ronald, have moved into an apartment over the Gamble store. She had previously made her home with her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bowman went to Lennox for the weekend and brought back with them the letter's mother, MrSr Lon Salisbury, who will also visit another son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. William Combs. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Johnson had as guests last week Tuesday former neighbors from Humboldt, Mr. and Mrs. Nels Nelson. Mrs. Nelson left Friday for a visit with relatives in Denmark and plans to be gone till August 1. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Briggs recently spent a day at Fort Dodge with the latt'er's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Clair Wermersen. Mrs. Everd Bryant spent a few days last week at Rolfe assisting in the care of her mother, Mrs. John Kauffman, who is considerably improved now. Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Clements spent from Tuesday till Thursday at Des Moines with Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Smith. Mr. Clements also transacted business there. H. D. Clapsaddle was at Des Moines recently to attend the Masonic consistory and is now a 32nd degree Mason. Mrs. Clapsaddle joined him there Friday, March 10, to attend the banquet given Saturday. While in the city they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Denning. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cockerell who have been living at 108 South Hall street, are moving into the late S. D. Wilson house on McGregor Street. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schattschneider, who lived in the other apartment, have moved into the house formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Hal Long. Tuesday, March 21, 1950 Algona Upper Des Moines—3 Announcement was made of the birth of a son to Dr. and Mrs. Timothy Takaro, at Rochester, March 9. Mrs. Takaro U the former Marilyn Keen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Keen, former Algonians, living at State College, Pa. A daughter has also been born to Mr. and Mr?. Eugene Wett- stone, another son-in-law and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keen who live at State College. The infant has been named Janet Lea. IF IT'S NEWS WE WANT IT' WANT ADS BRINGn RESULTS Tuesday - Wednesday, March 21-22 DAILY MATINEE-2 P.M. Grefioiy PecK and Ava Gardner possessed iy a power morp devastating than the seven deadly sins GREGORY PECK-AVA GARDNER• MELVYM DOUGLAS ffl^WALTER HUSTON- ETHEL BARRYMORE. FRANK MORGAN-AGNES MOOREHEAD 'THE GREAT SINNER' A ••BlfO-OOtOWYM MAYtl Sllvft ANNIVtflSARY PICTVtf A OftEAT STAR IN EVERY •OLE OF A GREAT DRAMA! Added Cartoon—"Tennis Chumps" Thursday - Friday - Saturday, March 23-24-25 A "Wella" Lanowave PERMANENT Give your hair a piquant and feminine flair for Spring! Let us give it a 30-minute Wella Kolestral treatment. Makes dry brittle hair lustrously lovely and soft. After a Wella treatment let us finish your coiffure with a Wella Lanowave Permanent—the latest in modem waving. State Beauty Salon OVER COUNCIL OAK STORE June McMahon Phyllis Bell Tuesday - Wednesday, March 21-22 George Raft in 'OUTPOST of MOROCCO' 2nd Feature—Red Ryder in 'THE FIGHTING REDHEAD' ERLE and the girl he gets funny with VIRGINIA MAYO Added "Gary Cooper's Snow Carnival" Cartoon "long Haired Hare" Sunday - Monday, March 26-27 Thursday - Friday - Saturday, March 23-24-25 larinj •' WANDA HENDRIX ClAUDS RAINS MACDONALD CAREY Pioduced by Riclura M^tuum Directed by Mitchell leisen with Andrea King ••'rhell LEISEN Pioduclion 2nd Feature—Robert Lowery in "THE DALTON GANG" Added Serial-"Adventures Wild Bill Hicicok" IctMa PU/ by FRANK FENTON • Stud On An Ori{inil Slory b» MANCHESTER BOODr Directed by RICHARD THORPE • Produced by EDWIN H. KNOPF A Mf.'RO.aOLDWYH.MAYER PICTURE Added Cartoon "Ugly Duckling" Coming—Change of Program! Recommended by Des Moines Council Parent-Teachers Ass'n- Better Films Committee fin 1949 ifwos^JOHNNY BELINDA' I L r ^ rT _ B>MM .|^ | |^^^«««««HMMMM|H RlCHARO TOOD i shw di'scowy in years/

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