The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 30, 1956 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 30, 1956
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2-Algeno (la.) Upper DM Moinet Tueiday, Oet«b*f $0, AROUND ALGONA Mrs Lfro Cassell was hostess 1o the members of her sewing dub on Monday evening. „. —fl—^-j. The Happy Birthday Club will incut Wednesday afternoon nt the home of Mrs L. W. Gillespie. —o— Mrs A. J. Ricklefs was hostess to her bridge club on Thursday evening. Mrs Mitch Taylor received the prize for high score. —o— Mr and Mrs James Gurwell and four daughters, former Algonans now of Albert Lea, Minn, spent the weekend litre with Mr and Mrs Stanley Muckey. .—o— Shelley Johnson, daughter of Mr and Mrs Wnodrow Johnson was home from Iowa State College at Cedar Falls for the weekend. —o— The Wednesday Night Youth Club at the Presbyterian church has selected Mrs Irwin Malueg as their Mrtther-oi-the-Month for October. The members Of A local sewing club are spending this afternoon, (Tuesday) at Dakota City where they ave guests of Mrs Walter Klamp. —o— Dr. and Mrs M. G. Bourne spent the weekend at Northfield, Minn, where they were guests of their daughter, Barbara at Parents Day 'of Carleton College. ,._.„-Q ,„. Bill Moxley, who attends Iowa State Teachers College at Cedar Fails, spent the . weekend here with his parents. Mr and Mrs Merle Moxley. —o— Mr and Mrs Milloh Bebo have moved from their house on Wooster street into the house on Dodge street recently vacated by the Bob Clarks who moved to California. —o— Members of a local sewing club entertained their husbands at a Halloween party Sunday evening. The group enjoyed a scavenger hunt which included such tasks as counting the ties at the railway station and the picnic tables nt the Call park and then went to the home of Mr and Mrs Dean Taylor lor a chili supper. Dr. and Mrs P. O. Dorweiler left Monday for a three weeks visit in Washington. D. C. with Mrs Dovweiler's niece, the former Harriet Brown of Algona. Harriet is married and has a family of four little girls. —o— Mr and Mrs Ben Bakken had as their guests for several days last week, Mrs Baftken's brother, Harry Engebretson and son, Harold of Sleeman, Ontario, Canada and the daughter, Mrs Helen llinnby of Winnepeg. Q Mrs Charles McVay entertained a group of teachers from Bryant school at a coffee at her new home on Saturday afternoon. Mrs MeVay teaches kindergarten and the other two local kindergarten teachers also were guests. —o— Ira Kohl and Harlatt Sigsbee went to Cass Lake, Minn/ 1 on Wednesday for a few days of fishing. They were joined on Thursday by E. E. Robinson and Bob LaBarrft and son. Brian. They ; returned bottle Sunday. —o— Mr and Mrs Ted Chrischtlles, Mr and Mrs Dean Parrolt and the, Rev. and Mrs Gerald Hallauer \veht to Minneapolis, Sunday afternoon. They attended a performance of \ Cinerama and returned home Monday. , Q J r Troop number 5 of the Girl Scouts held a cook-out Saturday morning et the Call State Park. The girls are in their first year of Intermediate scouting and Ihyir leuders are Mrs Maynard Miller and Mrs Stanley Muckey. —o— Mr and Mrs Vic Sampson of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. are spending a couple of weeks here visiting their respective parents, Mr and Mrs Claude Sampson and Mr and Mrs Stanley Muckey entertained at H party for the visitors. Bob Harms who IlrirWi Wftfl- burg College at Wavfcrly, spent the weekend With his parents, Mr and Mrs <3letin Harms. W«lminsifer HllolHhljp Voung people of the Presbyterian church enjoyed a hay ride and Halloween party Saturday evening. They met at the church and then went to the Joseph Skow farm in tractor pulled trailers. Dr. and Mrs C. C. Shierk had as their guests from Thursday through Sunday. Dr. Shierk's brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs J. Noble Richards of Arlington, Va. Mr Richards is associated with the Foreign Claims Commission in Washington. —o— Mr and Mrs Truman Simpson. Mr and Mrs Gilbert Havgreaves and Mrs A. E. Briggs were hosts at a dance Saturday evening at the Moose hall. The Simpsons and the Hargreaves were celebrating their wedding anniversaries and Mrs Briggs, a birthday. Bob Chambers Wins Iowa 4-H State Honor The Senior Girl Scout troop oi which Mrs D. K. Chicquet and Mrs Paul James are leaders, met Monday evening at the home of Jo Anne Muckey. John Wood was guest speaker on the subject of the Ground Observers Corps. A scavenger hunt, was the social part of the evening and a lunch was served. The Catholic Daughters of America sponsored a Day of Recollection Sunday at St. Cecelia's church and at the Academy hall. Father Kelm, former pastor here, was guest speaker in the afternoon arid Academy high school students presented a Living Ros- sary in the evening. Mrs Henry Holland and Mrs W. A. Hall were co-chairladies for the event. —o— Mr and Mrs Harold Hobson were Sunday dinner guests of Mr Hobson's brother and sister-in- law, Mr and Mrs Orrie Hobson at Fort "Dodge. Sunday evening guests of the Hobsons were Mrs Hobsons sister and brother- in-law, Mr and Mrs Vern Pratt who were returning to their home at West Union after a visit in South Dakota. .—o— The three local chapters of Beta Sigma Phi will hold their annual fall banquet Saturday evening at the K. C. Hall. Mrs Rex Voyles will be loastmistress and Mrs Pat Bradley, Bancroft, Mrs Gene Faulstick and M»s Don Sherman will speak. Ritual of Jewels ceremonies for Zeta Xi chapter and a pledge ritual will follow the dinner "and there will be a dance to which husbands and other guests have been invited. The science of raising crops without soil, supplying minerals and plant foods through water is called hydroponics. 20,000 LB. TRUCKLOAD ARMOUR I MM CMMHV • OMC4M.HUMMS 1 IMI^B^^- a^K^W ^•NlBiV «B^ Quarters Sale 2DAYS Fri., Nov. 2 & Sat., Nov. 3 YOU ARE INVITED TO Select The Quarter Ot Your Choice Right From The Armour Refrigerated Truck which will be porked In our parking lot Friday and Saturday. Armoyr's head beef man, Mr. Har|*y Watkin*, will be on the truck to help you. Bob Chambers of the Prairie Boys 4-H • Club' won the Iowa State ftecord Book award for having the best boy's record book for the 1956 club year. Of the 430 members competing for the award 93 turned in books scoring 90 or above. Five members winning 4-H club pencils for having hooks scoring 100 were: Duane Jensen. Ronald Linde and Bill Wiskus of the Swea-Harrison 4-H club: Melvin DeGeeter of the Ramsey 4-H club and Dennis Schob'jt. of tlid Algona boys club. 4-H clubs with members having a score of 95 or over on their record books were: Algona, Dennis Schoby; Buffalo, Billy Carroll; Eagle, Patricia Roalson, Beverly Thorson; Fenton, Roger Dreyer; Garfield, Marian Gerber, Robert Fisher; Grant, Gerald Pedersen, Arnold Ramse; Greenwood, James Antoine, Richard Meyer, Albert Kollasch; Lakota, David Winter, James Winter; LuVerne, Delrnar Voss, LeRoy Witzel; Plum Creek, Arlen Benschoter, Gary Priebe, Paula Priebe; Prairie, Bob Cham-,, bers; Ramsey, Melvin DeGeeterj Dafreil Grandgenett, D u an ei> Grandgenett; St. Joe, Jame's Er't pelding, Robert Erpelding, Stan^ ley Klein; Seneca, David Looft; Swea-Harrison, Duane Jensen, Ronald Linde, Bill Wiskus, Betty Clark, DeeAnn Swanson, Janet Thoreson, Robert Wiskus, Curtis Hanson. LuVerne Wiskus, Betty Clark, Bob Kaltved, Ronald Kaltved, Maxine Clark. A good 4-H record book includes a report of the club members work, his project, club, school, church and community activities. This information is presented 'n the form of a project record, narrative story, pictures and news clippings. Ann McGuire Bride, Bancroft On Saturday Bancroft —. St. John's Catholic Church was the scene of a pretty wedding Saturday •morning, at 9:00 o'clock, when Ann McGuire, daughter of Mr and Mi's Charles McGuire, became the bride of Donald Dogen, son of Mrs Elizabeth Degen in a double ring ceremony performed by Rev. J. H. Scliultes. The bride given in, marriage by her father wore a waltz length gown of white crystalette an was studded with pink and blue se j quins. Her veil was pill box in style. She carried an orchid on a white prayer book. The bride was attended by her sister, Mary Faith McGuire as maid of honor, Dianne McGeo, friend of the bride and Kristen McGuire, sister of the bride acted as junior bridesmaid. The groom was attended by George Welp. a friend of the couple, and Bill Degen. brother of the groom. Ushers were the bride's brother, John McGuire, and Chuck McNertney, friend of the couple. Mass servers were Bill and Eddie McGuire, brothers of the bride, Larry Bergman, cousin of the bride and James Coehe. Emmet Plath received word Saturday of the death of his- nephew Leroy Plath, 13, who was killed when the tractor he was driving overturned in a ditch new Armstrong pinning him beneath it. Mr and. Mrs Fred Kadow left Friday night for Sebeka, Minn. where they will be sponsors foi the new baby born to Mr and Mr* George Kadow. officers: President, Mary t|b.6bach; vice president, Alice Sft'ert; secretary, Barbara filbert) tflasurer, Mary Carol Gehgler; Historian, Theresa Martini; reporter, Eileen O'Brien; photo- IfUpher, Carol Anliker; niusic* chairman, Mary Margaret McDonnell; recreation chairman, Colette Strict. Game.? were then played and lunch was served by the committee. Mr and Mrs James Boyle of Blackfoot .Idaho Were overnight gUests at the home of Mr and Mrs Edmund O'Brien. They were enroute home after a visit with relatives at Shullsburg and Benton, Wis. , .Mr and Mrs Edmund O'Brien '|hd family visited friends at Mallard" last Sunday. Win. Champion, Betty Harms, Wed Oct. 26 > Titonka — One hundred and eighty guests essembled in the Ramsey Reformed church near Mere Friday evening, Oct. 26, at 7:30 o'clock to witness the marriage of Miss Betty Harms, daughter of Mr and Mrs Jesse Harms .to William Champion, son of Mr •and Mrs William Champion Sr. of Algeria. Rev. William Kroon officiated at the double ring ceremony. •Bruhxe, yellow and White mums decorated the church With floor candelabra flanking the altar. Chosen as candlelighlers were the bride's sister Helen and her brother, Harris. Shirley Peters of Burt soloist, sang "The Lord's Prayer"; ahd the "Wedding Prayer." Sh6 Was accompanied by Mrs Bill Karels at the organ. This bride, given in marriag* by her father, wore a chapel length bridal gown, Was princess style, made of nylon and rayon bridal lace oVer white taffeta, fhe bodice was fashioned with a sequin neckline and long pointed sleeves. A net trimmed with French lace was chosen as her veil. She wore a Pearl necklace with matching earrings, a gift of the bridegroom and carried a bouquet of white mums centered with a white orchid. Miss Alvina Harms, sister of the bride, was maid of honor and Miss Georgia Angus, a friend, was bridesmaid. Detmar Champion served as best man. James Harms, brother of the bride, was groomsman and ushers were Andrew Harms and Russell Champion. Mary and Norrna Harms, the bride's sisters, served as the flower girls. A reception was held in the basement of the church. A four- tieref wedding cake, decorated with white and yellow stfgar bells and shoes topped with a miniature bride and groom centered the serving table and carried out the brides colors of copper and yellow. Mrs Pat Putlkumer, aunt of the bride, cut the cake. Mrs Martin Harms and Mrs Maynard Dearchs poured. Waitresses were Mrs Russell Champion of St. Ansgar, Lorraine Braun of Algona, Beverly Larsen of Burt and Greta Smidt of Titonka. Mrs Henry Van Hove of Titonka was dining room hostess. Presiding at the guest book was Miss Shirley Arndorfer of Algona. The gifts were in charge of Miss Ronda Hammond, Miss Ruth Harms and Miss Karen Ites. The bride is-a graduate of the Burt High School and ha? been employed at Honsbruch Drug in Algona. The bridegroom is employed By the Pioneer Seed Corn Co. in Algona. After a trip to Minnesota the bride and groom IP IT'S will rhake their home in California". - WE WANf If Lakoton Retires, 20 Yean Navy Clarence E. Koppen, chief com- missaryman, U. S. Navy, Was retired Oct. 15 to the Fleet Reserve after 20 years and 3 moftthsi of active service in the U. S. Navy. The "piping out" ceremony was held at the U. S. Naval Minecraft Base, Charleston, S. C. Where Clarence completed his last tour of duty. He will continue to live in Charleston with his wife and 3 children as he has accepted a position in the office of the American Sugar Refining Cprhjs- any. Mr Koppen is the son of Mr? Amelia Koppen and a brother of Mrs P. C. Geilenfeldt of Lakota and he lived here before joining the navy. AlCDNAO Friday- 2 p. MATINlt ONLY i "SCHOOL'S OUT MATINEE" Lotts Creek 4-H Initiates 8 New Members The regular meeting of (lie Lotts Creek Lassies was held at the Lotts Creek school on Monday, Oct. 15. The meeting was presided over bv Mary Jo Haag. Mrs Clara Thul is the new club leader, replacing Mrs Joe, who resigned. * After the minutes were re:id and approved, initiation followed. The new members are D:iu'ii Dogoteh, Annabelle Tictx, Joanne Carlisle, Mary Jane Be.-fi-h, Jeanne? Gengler, Mickey O'Brien, Mary Carol Gengler, a ad Theresa Martini. Installation of officers thru took place. 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