The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 4, 1950 · Page 15
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Golden Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Beamish, long lime residents of Hardm county, and parents of Ray and] Jess Beamish of Algona. are pictured above as they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on March 14. * . j fu d *?**• ? ay Beam «h, and Mr. and Mrs. Jess Beamish, and another brother from Mason City, were present for the occasion. (Cut courtesy of Iowa Falls Citizen). a truck in front of the Swea City school building. * * * Mrs. J. W. Wadsworth celebrated her 73ra birthday in the house on the corner of Thorjng- ton and Call streets that had been her home for 63 years. * * * Fifteen carloads of hogs and cattle were shipped out of Titonka on one Saturday night. THe biggest shipment was from William Goeche, Bancroft, who sold over $7,000 worth of market stock. * » * Twenty-five clubs attended Kossuth's annual 4-H banquet at Bancroft. On the program were Irene Zielske, Maxine. Weisbrod, Claude Reece, Frances Chambers, Dorothy Christensen, Margaret Kuchynka, Mary Gish, Mrs. Warner, Mrs. Kriethe, and Mr. Ryer- Mrs. Charles Nordstrom died at the home of her son, John. She was 79 years old. 20 YEARS AGO From The Files Of The Upper Des Moines-Republican March 19, 1930 Six cars disappeared from the streets of Algona during one week. Three were stolen and had not been found, while three were just "borrowed" by youthful joy riders. Seems the lock on a Model T was an easy thing to jimmy. * * * Colman C. Chubb, civil war veteran and resident of Algona since 1865, died at the age of 88. * * * It didn't say the girls were going to chase the boys, but it did announce that the girls would be out for track that spring at Algona high. An inter-class track meet was coming up, and would include both boys and girls in the main events. * « • Klamp Auto Co., managed by R. W. Palmer, secured the franchise for Durant cars and Rugby trucks. * * » Frank Bauers, Swea City, was to wrestle Tiger Breese of Jefferson in a bout to be held^at th<* I.O.O.F. hall. A preliminary bout was to be between George Wildin, West Bend, and Young Barslou, Swea City. * * * Burt High school musicians put in a good showing at the sub- district music conti.'st at. Lfdyard. A trombone solo by Myron Cliip- man, piano solo by Marilda Pratt, and cornet solo by Edwin Manus won first places. A soprano solo by Vera Chipman and volin solo by Marilda Pratt took second places. * # * The Swea City basketball team was on its way to Des Moines to play in the state finals, after surviving the county, sectional, and district games. The regular players were Deim, McCreer-y, Lar-' son, Poole, Krumm, and Jensen. * * » George Good, who had been working with his father in the Railway Express office here, took charge of the Spirit Lake agency. * * * March 26, 1930 A small Upper Des Moines-Republican was published that week, for a new press was being installed. The new equipment would print a larger newspaper, and this issue was the last six column paper printed. (Times have changed—today's high speed Upper Des Moines press replaced the one mentioned, in 1948.) * * * The state was making a count of its illiterates. Kossuth county had 122 persons over 10 years of age who were unable to write, while there were 28 in Algona. * * * The city was in the midst of another measles epidemic, with over 100 cases reported at the time., f ./. • * • "" CuVerne'* rifle club became 'active when its charter was approved by the National Rifle association. Nick Altman was executive officer; Albert Schneider, presdent; Milo Miller, vice-president; and Archie Sanford, secretary-treasurer. Merlin Lloyd, 7, was killed by Titonka Group To Hear Speech By Mrs. Monlux Titonka — Mrs. Elvira Monlux of Algona was a guest speaker at a family night meeting Bt the Methodist church on Wednesday evening, March 29. She told of her experiences in Sweden while living there one year recently. There were also several vocal selections by a men's quartet, composed of Wilbur Schram, Charles Beed, Herbert Schram, and Robert Reynolds. The meeting opened with a potluck supper served at 6:45. Mrs. R. L. Krantz is chairman of arrangements. To Arthritis Hospital Mrs. O. E. Miller left recently from Des Moines for Ottawa, 111., where she will enter-an arthritis sanitarium for two weeks' treatment. Plan Bake Sale The Girls Friendship Group of the Methodist W.S.C.S. held a bake sale on April 1 to raise funds to purchase school supplies to be sent to school children in Japan. Mrs. Siott Hostess Mrs.-John> Stott entertained the Tuesday brfdge club last Tuesday afternoon. Prizes were won by Mrs. Minnie Osterreicher, Mrs. Frank Fisher, Mrs. C. F. Callies, and Mrs. Pierre Sartor. Guests were Mrs. Harry Beed, Mrs. Maurice Keil, and Mrs. Sartor. Home For Weekend Bill Boyken and Bill Fritz, who are attending college at Wartburg, Waverly, spent last weekend at their parental homes. Woman's Club Meeting , Mrs. Mary, OftsterjreichBih-iwa« hostess to the Titonka Federated club on Tuesday evening. Roll call was given on "Something new in Heating." The lesson was given by Mrs. Glen Miller and Mrs. Oscar Geisking. Mr. and Mrs. Gail Cundall of Clnrion visited with Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Schram the first of last FUR COAT OWNERS In Or EM ear Algona WKen you b'rlng your furs to us, th'ey receive tKe finest summer care at Cownie's fur factory, shown below: mark this date: Thursday, April 6 YOUR COWNIE FUR REPRESENTATIVE will be here. He will be glad to inspect your furs at that time and check them over with you for any needed services, or an estimate on rest/ling your coat. Take advantage of Cownie's economical combination offer including Hygro-Cold storage, Luster-Glo cleaning, and all risk insurance. It's an outstanding value in summer care and protection for your precious furs. authorized .Cownie representative week. Doyle Reaser, who was confined in St. Ann hospital, Algona, ill with pneumonia, is now recuperating at home. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Callies were in Austin, Minn., last Sunday to visit with Dr. and Mrs. Frederic Rayman and two sons. Mrs. Rayman is the former Jacqueline Callies. The Ladies Aid of Good Hope Lutheran church met on Thursday afternoon, March 30. Hostesses were Etta Stecker, Mrs. Fred Stecker, Mrs. Martin Stecker, and Mrs. Herman Welhousen. Members and friends of the American Legion Auxiliary, met March 24 at the home of Mrs. Henry Korte, Sr. for the regular monthly March work meeting. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Metcalf spent the weekend in Des Moines visiting with a sister of Mrs. Metcalf. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Schultz of Des Moines came March 21 to visit at the home of Mrs. Schultz's parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Stott. Ben Franzen arrived Home last week from Rochester, Minn., where he has been taking treatments since Jan. 20. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Dunmire entertained their dinner bridge club last Friday evening. Prizes were won by Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Calltes and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Boyken. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Orthel and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Boyken. Adolph Missal, who had a major operation at Mercy hospital, Mason City recently, is reported as getting along nicely. C. F. Callies and Dennis Wilhelm, dairy improvement agent, were in Ames recently to attend a state meeting for dairymen and creamery representatives. Mr. Callies is one of the directors of the Titonka creamery." Mrs. T.rnore Schram was hostess to th... Titonka Woman's club last Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Marco Krantz was leader of the lesson, t!;.- subject being. "We Look at Education." Roll call was given on "A .New Trend %n Educ.it in-i." Mr. an I Mrs. Dale Bruns spent last wei'ki'inl al the homes of their pan nts. Mrs. Guy Bruns, and R. I,. Krantz. Dale "is a student at Iowa State college, Ames. Mrs. C F. Callies, Clayton, Whalen. ,lohn Johnson, Ed Zwie- fcl C. II. Downs. Raymond Bartlett. Wilbur Schram and Herman Schuttcr attended a County Homemakers meeting at Burt last week. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Valley are the parents of a baby girl born recently at the Forest City Municipal hospital. Mrs. Valley was r.irmerly Vivian Stott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Stott. Mrs. Tom Young spent Inst weekend in Minneapolis visiting friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Peterson spent Saturday and Sunday in Minneapolis visiting friends.' Mr. and Mrs. Harry Beed entertained friends at a fi:4.") dinner and bridge Sunday evening. Four tables were in piay with' prix.es received by Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Downs, Mr. and Mrs. 'H. A. French, and Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Metcalf. Vance Reibsamen of Farmington, la., visited Friday with relatives and friends in Titonka. College Honors Robert Donovan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Donovan of 209 South Thorington, Algona. is a member of the planning committee for the raising of funds for a Displaced Student Fund at Morningside college. He is a freshman. 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