The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 4, 1950 · Page 17
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 17

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 4, 1950
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Teen : Agers Party At Moose Hall Not since Dry Dock days have Algona kids had so much fun. That was the general opinion at the Teen-Age Party held Tuesday night of last week at the Moose Lodge. The enthusiasm shown here was only one part of the kids' night out. Here they are being fed, after dancing to a hot juke-box. Chocolate milk, 400 bottles of it, and cheese for the sandwiches were donated by Mads Christensen. Over 300 boys and girls were at the party last week. The Moose Lodge is planning to hold similar parties every Tuesday night from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. (Algona Upper Des Moines flashfoto). Mrs. Sophia Bell, 84, Rites On March 28, Whittemore Whillemore — Funeral services for Mrs. Sophia Bell, 84, were held Tuesday afternoon, with a short service at 1:45 p. m. at the home and at 2:00 in St. Paul's Lutheran church, Rev. Paul G. Weinhold officiating. Interment was in the Lutheran cemetery beside the grave of her husband. Pallbearers were Harland Balgemann, Harry Bell, Walter Bell, Clarence Kuecker, Raymond Wilson, and Otto Ahnemann. • Mrs. Sophia Ahnemann Bell was born Sept. 27, 1865, in Eissel, Hanover, Germany, where she was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. At the age ol 18 years, she and her older sister, Anna, came to the United States and lived with their brother, Henry Ahnemann, at Bloomingdale, 111., for a short time. Three years later in 188G, the two sisters came to Iowa and located in this community. On November 2, 1888, the deceased was united in marriage to Charles Bell, moving to their farm four miles southeast of Whittemore, where they lived until 1824 when they retired from the farm and moved to their home which was built that summer and where she lived continuously until her death. Mr. arid Mrs. Bell were blessed with four children. Mr. Bell passed away on Nov. 26, 1930, one son di* infancy in 1901,-and th\rh oldest son, Edward, passed away in 1947. One son, Elmer, and one daughter, Adelia Bell, mourn her death, besides ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, and a large number of nephews and nieces. She loved her home and wa.s always huppy and content to bi: there, and enjoyed performing her daily household tasks until March 9, when her last illness overtook her. Her illness at the start was not thought to be serious. However, she seemed to grow weaker each day and passed away Saturday, March 25, at the age of 84. She was a faithful member of St. Paul's congregation. Letter From Woodwards Friends of Mary Woodward, received a letter stating that the Woodward's are now in Portland, Ore., with Mr. Woodward's brother, Emmet Woodward, who is in the lumber business. She stated that Mr. Woodward was iriterest- cd in the lumber business and for some time he will help his brother. They expect to move into the summer home of Mr. Woodward's brother, which is located near a river on a small acreage, and he will be looking for a nice big salmon when Doc gets his fishing tackle from San Francisco. She also stated that they visited with Dr. and Mrs. James Foley, and with Miss Josie Foley in Portland. Dinner Party Honors A dinner party was given at the Theodore Keene home in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hanley, formerly of Washington. D. C., a 'rfaVy couple. The Hanleys will sail for Hawaii, April 10. The guests included Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Keene and family of Woithington, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. B. Johunnsen and family ol Spencer; Mr. and Mrs. Benton Potter of Ottosen; Mr. and Mrs Joseph Keene and family, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Keene ;md family, Mr. and Mrs. Casper Keene, and Harold Schumacher. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Geilenfeld and son were unable to be present at the Sunday dinner, but were Monday evening dinner guests at the parental home. Mrs. Hanley is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Keene. Pinochle Parly Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kollasch entertained their Pinochle club on Monday evening. Prizes were awarded to Mr. and Mrs. George Winkle, Harley Will, Mrs. George Fandel. Mrs. Frank Foley, and Mr. and Mrs. George Winkel were guests of the club. Mrs. Kollasch served a delicious lunch at Fun And Do Club The Fun and Do club met at the home of Mrs. C. W. Elbert last week. Mrs. Theodore Meier and Mrs. Milford Elbert were guests. The members exchanged dish towels. Bunco was the entertainment. Mrs. George Winkle won high prize. The club sent 25 dozen cookies and five pounds of candy to the state school at Woodward. Mrs. Annabelle Rittger is a new member of the club. The next meeting will be held at. the home of Mrs. Eugene Elbert, April 20. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Espe entertained their Pinochle club at their home on Tuesday evening. High score went to Bert Seely and Mrs. Victor Faulstich, low to Mr. and Mrs. Don Hulburt. Mrs. Espe served a luncheon following the games. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith received a letter from Lucian Meurer from Mason City, Tuesday, stating that his mother, Mrs. Joseph Meurer, has T now-left the hospital following the stroke she suffered some time ago. She is now convalescing and is able to be up and around, but has to be helped, Mr. Meurer and his mother thanked the many friends here that showered her with c.-irds and flowers. She is now at \he Rest Haven Nursing Home, 410 North Washington st., Mason City, Iowa. The following children were confirmed on Palm Sunday in St. Paul's Lutheran church by the Rev. Paul Weinhold: Ronald Hedin, Lawrence Lenz, Richard Lenz, Charles Ostwald, Wayne Wagner, Henr/ Wiehtendahl, William Wood, Leila Fouss, Eunice Maahs Juliann Maahs, Charlotte Meier Sally Rusch, and Lola Struecker. Mr. and Mrs. Neal Connors arrived .here Saturday to spend some time with Mrs. Connor's father, Martin Duffy, Sr. Mr. Connors is in the army, and they have been in Japan for the past three years. Mrs. Nell Farrell returned home from San Francisco, Cal., Thursday, where she spent the past three months with her son, Francis Earrell, and family. Lloyd Kollasch, a student at Junior college at Mason City, spent the weekend at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fr%nk Kollasch. Mr. and Mrs. James Bisenius and family visited at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kavanaugh, at Lohrville, Sunday. They observed their grandchild Maur* een Kavanaugh's birthday. Miss Sylvia Dorweiler of Flanders, S. D., spent the weekend in Whittemore with relatives. Shfi was accompanied by Clo Roach* who teaches in St. Paul. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Behnks and family of Lattimer were it) Whittemore to visit with the former's mother, Mrs. Bertha Behnke, Sunday. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. William Heller in Algona, and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Johnson at West Bend. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Ollom of Hurt, and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt, and Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer were Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith- Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wiedman and family of Chicago are visiting with Mrs. Wiedman's parents, Mr, And Mrs. Conrad Alig. Other guests at the Alig home Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Geo, Besch and family, Mammie Ann Alig of Fairmont, Minn., Donna Jean Alig of Algona, Leland Alig of Estherville, Merle Herbers of Bancroft, and Doris Hanson of Estherville. Raymond and Francis Geelan of Ruthven spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Geelan and Mrs. Lillian Geelan. Edward Farrell and Mrs. Frank Foley attended the funeral of Mrs. Hazel Farrell at Waterloo, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Cavanaugh of Ft. Dodge spent Wednesday and Thursday with friends in Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Fandel. and son of Manson spent the weekend here with the former's mother, Mrs. Mike Fandel.' the close of the evening. New Apartments Swea City — Dr. C. W. Lundquist has carpenters at work remodeling the second stories over the Rystad store and the Hub • When finished there will be several apartments for rent, which should relieve the housing shortage here to a considerable extent. TRIPLETS A cow belonging to Gilbert Von Ah.sen of \Villiamsburg gave birth to triplet calves recently. All lived. WANT ADS BRINGS RESULTS A welcome liost to workers in offices and shops/ refresh at the familiar red cooler dtk for it cither way ,.. both trade-marks mean the same thiu. Clair Uhr Rates Highest In Swea School Tests Swea Cily — Ed Stewart, principal of the Swea City high school, reports results Of the nationwide test on recent social and scientific developments have been received here. Swea City pupils wrote this test March 8. The test is on current events, taught through social science classes. There are 169 schools in Iowa which took the test, but because of a delay in returning the answers, the pupils of 160 schools were all that were compared. The results show the ninth grade to be in the 77th percentile, the tenth grade in the 86th percentile, eleventh grade in 88th percentile, and the twelfth grade to bo in the 97th percentile. This means our ninth grade class did better than 77% of all ninth grade classes which took the test, etc. Again this year as in the past two years, Clair Uhr had the highest percentile in school. He was in the 100th percentile. Students who were the highest in each of the grades are as follows: Seniors, Clair Uhr, John Erickson, and Leonard Hawbaker; Juniors, Junior Pavik, James Harner, and Arthur Lawson; Sophomores, Charles Griffith, Kathleen Schreiber, and Joe Brinkman; Freshmen, Wayne Looft Kenneth Peterson, Janice Haglund, and Jane Genrich. MIX-UP Jake Sinkey of Ireton got into the wrong car at Sioux Center recently, mistaking a Plymouth belonging to another man for his own. When he got home he learned of his mistake and started to drive back to Sioux Center. En route, he ran into a road-grader and smashed the car he had borrowed." Name Board To Run Fenton Bldg. Fenton — A board of three firemen and three members of the American Legion lias been appointed here for the maintenance and operation of the old gym. The building will now carrv Tuesday, April 4, 1450 Afgona Upper Des Moines—5 the title of Fenton Community Center. The board of trustees, the committee of six, with Fred Mortenson as chairman, decided to go ahead with collections and solicitation of funds from the general public, in a campaign to run until May I. Funds will be used to equip and maintain the Community Center. OFFICE SUPPLIES — Largest stock in Kossuth county. Algona Upper Des Moines, in the NEW newspaper building, AJgona, la. HORSE & MACHINERY f AUCTION SALE Saturday, April 8,195O Starting At 10:30 A. M. We will hold this sale of horses and machinery at our sales barn at the Junction of highways 169 and 18. A full line of machinery and household goods are booked for this sale. Bring in your surplus ma- chinery.and convert it into cash. ALGONA AUCTION SALES CO. Managers: H. E. Yungebcrg & Son IF IT'S NEWS WE WANT ITI lOIIUD UNDER AUIHO8ITY Of THI COCA-COIA COMPANV IV MINERAL SPRINGS BOTTLING COMPANY-HUMBOLDT, IOWA O l?30, The Coca-Cola Company WHILE SPECIAL PURCHASE LASTS 180 Coil Innerspring SSES MATT * 180 Soft, Resilient, Spring Coils. if Built for Sound, Restful Slumber. if Packed with Sanitary Layers of Fluffy Felt. ^r Sturdy, with Solid Comfort in Every Coil. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE BJUSTROM'S FURNITURE CO IT'S "AUCTION NIGHT" AT THE AUCTION HOUSE WEDS. APRIL 5 AT 8:00 P. M. NEW & USED % COME EARLY MANY FURNITURE ITEMS

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