The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 30, 1956 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 30, 1956
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6-Algdno (Id.) Upper Des Mofne* Tuesday, October 30, t»S6 •^'.x* -• -pis. MOINES ? 40!h Anniversary Oct. 21 at Die \Vilbert Ban. c home. Mr and Mrs Albert Baa? celebrated their 40!h wedding anniversary with a pot luck dinner at nor.n. Rev. L. H. Lotvch gave an address at noon to Hie couple Those in attendance were Rev and Mrs L. H. Loesch. Mr and Mrs J. G. Graham and family, Mr and Mrs Ed Withkopf and family r.ll of Algona. Mr and Mrs Melvir. Baas and family of Bode. Mr and Mrs Richard 'Harms of West Bend, Mr and Mrs Veryl Baas. Lake Charles, La.. Mr and Mrs Herbert Leek and boys of Toledo. Mr and Mrs I. C. Burhn, Mr and Mrs James Burhn. Emmetsburg. Mr and Mrs Irvin Schmeling. Mr and Mrs Otto Schmeling and family. Cylinder, Mr and Mrs Harry Schmeling, Mr and Mrs Wm. Lauck, Mr and Mrs Harold Schmeling of Whittemore, Mr and Mrs Delton Horkey and boys ot Windom, Minn., Mrs Theo. Baas of \Vestbrook, Minn.. Mr and Mrs Dcyle McFarland and family of Hurt, and Mr and Mrs Art Schmeling, Spirit Lake. Swea Ciiy Girl Engaged Catholic Luncheon The regular monthly luncheon of the Catholic Action Guild has been po<tpo.ncd to Nov. 3, which is the second Thursday of the nonlh. Ordinarily the luncheon would be held 1 on the first Thursday of month* but because this is a Holy Daty, the date was ohr.nged. The Committee is planning a turkey dinner for the 8th 85th Birthday Mrs Addie Driver was given a surprise party Tuesday afternoon in honor of foer 85th birthday by Mrs Rebtfeca Lowman, Mrs George Yeoifcan, Mrs Ed Wichtendahl, Mrs George Balluff and Mrs Maude Blake. The time was spent socially and refreshments were served. Geo. Kern Of West Bend Dies Last rites for Mrs George Kern, a former West Bend resident, wei-e held Tuesday, Oct. 23, in Holy Name church at Omaha. Mrs Kern, the former Genc- vieve Collins, was killed instantly Oct. 20 at the Paul Kern home at Lake Andes, S. D. where she was a guest. She slipped and fell down the attic stairway am! death resulted. Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs John J. Collins of West Bend. Also attending the funeral were Augusta Buttermore and Joe Derner also of West Bend. 4 Generations Here, Too Gladys Marie Janssen, daughter of Mr and Mrs Dick Janssen of Swea City, is engaged to wed Donald French of Roswell, N. M., sometime in January, her parents announced this week. The bridegroom-to-be is a son of Mr and Mrs W. O. French. Gladys is pictured above. Wedding plans are not yet complete. Miss Janssen attended Buffalo Center high school and is at present a nurse in Roswell. Mr French is in government employ Presbyterian Circles Circles of the Presbyterian Women's Organization will meet Thursday, Nov. 1 as follows: Circle A with Mrs Loreen Brown, assisted by Mrs Alfred Schenck. Program by Mrs Harlan Sigsbee; Circle B with Mrs Arthur Krause assisted by Mrs Cleve Barton who will also give the program; Circle C with Mrs Oran Hudson assisted by Mrs George St. John who will give the program; Circle D with Mrs W. A. Hardy, assisted by Mrs Harry Youngeberg. Program by Mrs Henry Lund; Circle E with Mrs Lloyd Robinson assisted by Mrs R. S. Blossom and Jessie Sarchet. Program by Mrs Charles Patterson. Engaged To Wed Carl W. Busch Rites, Ledyard Carl William Busch, Bancroft, resident for the past 22 years and resident of North Kossuth county all of his adult life, died at his home at Bancroft at 12:15 o'clock Tuesday morning, Oct. 23, after mffering a heart attack. Funeral services were held rom the E. & R. Church in Led- vard Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Victor Vriesen, pas- 'or, in charge. The Garry Funeral flome, Bancroft, was in charge if arrangements. Pallbearers at the services were Vfike Hoffman, Charles Stauder, Alonzo Schiltz, Orville Dixon, Glen" Cowing and Henry Hell- rnan. Mr Busch was born Sept. 13, 1880, in Germany and came to the United States as a child. He farmed near Ledyard most of his adult life and moved to Bancroft 22 years ago and followed the carpenter trade. He is survived by his wife, Mrs Bertha Busch, six children and 20 irandchildren. The children are: Howard of Algona, Harold of Armstrong, Irvin and Clifford of Ellsworth, Vivian (Mrs James Robins) of Reno, Nevada, and Irene (Mrs Marlin Larson) of Algona. Ex-Resident Dies Slight Injuries In Local Crash Two persons received sligli' injuries in a pair of auto accident.'in Algona Thursday. Policemar Richard Groen investigated both crashes. A Buffalo Center woman, Mi- Charles Rhubee. 68, suffered r fractured rib when an auto driver by Henry Rhubee, Buffalo Center and one driven by George Hobbs of Algona collided at the corner of north Jones and east Call streets. Damage to the Rhuber car was estimated at $100. Everett Knudsen, Algona, received cuts and bruises when the car he was driving missed a dead end turn at the corner of Main and McGregor streets. Damage to the auto was estimated at $400. In California Mr and Mrs George Wichten dahl of West Bend announce the engagement of their daughter, Al/C Laura H. Wichtendahl, above, now stationed at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, to Al/C Norman Prichard, son of Mr and Mrs William H. Prichard of Branchland, West Virginia. The wedding will take place at Whittemore, Iowa, in early spring. Weekend Guests Mrs Elizabeth Degen had her children and families as weekend guests. They came to attend the wedding of Donald Degen to Ann Me Guire Sat. morning at 9 a.m. at St. John's Catholic church at Bancroft. The guests were Jerome of Mount St. Bernard seminary, at Dubuque, Mr and Mrs James Goff of Sioux City, Mr ami Mrs Robert Degen of Elkton, S, D., Mr and Mrs Leonard Degen of Cherokee, Mr and Mrs L. G. Fuchsen of Whittemore and Mr and Mrs William Degen. Plan Episcopal Bazaar St. Thomas Episcopal Guild is having a bazaar and bake sale, Saturday, Nov. 3. from 10:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m. It will be held in the basement of the church and lunches will be served. Mrs Selby Harte, mother of Mrs Clark Orton, died Tuesday in a hospital at San Francisco, Calif, where she had been hospitalized the past three months during which time Mrs Orton has been with her, F.uneral services were held Friday and burial was at San Mateo. Mae Bronson was born Sept. 19, 1882, on a farm near Bancroft, her parents being Mr and Mrs Charles Bronson. When she was a little child her parents moved to Wesley, later coming here where she spent her girlhood. The family lived in what was known as the Halvorson house in later years and was lated purchased by Harold Hamilton. In 1901 she married Webster Minkler and to them three children were born, Merna, (Mrs Clark Orton), Madeline (Mrs John Martin, of Brazil, Ind.), and Herliss, of New Orleans. la. Mrs Martin was with her mother a few weeks during the early part of her sickness but did not return for the services. ; Mr Minkler died in 1921 and his widow married Selby Harte, in electrician. They made their home in Chicago, 111., till failing health caused him to retire. They then made their home in Brazil, Ind. Mrs Harte has spent much of her time here with Mr and Mrs Orton but has been more irequently with a brother-in-law md sister in San Francisco. Mrs Orton is expected home his week. Loses A Finger In Corn Picker Titonka — Keith Van Hove, 18- year-old son of Mr and Mrs Henry Van Hove, had h(s left forefinger amputated and received a broken thumb in a cornpicker accident on his father's farm last Tuesday afternoon. Mr Van Hove and Keith were picking the last load of corn for the year when the accident happened. Mr Van Hove immediately shut off the picker and they went to the house and called the local doctor that they would be in; upon arrival and after medical aid Keith was taken to the Hancock Memorial hospital at Britt. He was to undergo x-ray on his elbow Wednesday to determine if there were further injuries. .22 Slug Goes Through Window A .22 long rifle slug was found lodged between a storm window and inside window in the home of Albert McVeigh at 630 south Jones street during the weekend, and local policemen are attempting to find out how it got there. The slug went through an upstairs storm window on the west side of the structure and was laying between the storm and inside window. It happened some time Saturday or Sunday and evidently was a stray from some hunters gun. Nurse Convention Several of the Sisters and nurses from St. Ann hospital attended the convention, of the Iowa State Nurses' Ass'n held this week at the Warden Hotel in Fort Dodge. Sister Mary Ethelreda, R.S.M., administrator of St. Ann hospital was a delegate from district 10. A four-generation family it shown in the above picture which was taken in early September. Mrs Catherinei Fisch (at rear) is the great grandmother, Mrs Matt Weydert (lefl) is the grandmother. Mrs John Galwitxer (right) the mother and her daughter. Marlene Marie, who is seven months old. The baby is the first great granddaughter for Mrs Fisch who has one other great grandson. Dale Galwitier Jr., son of Mr and Mrs Clarence Galwitier. He is four months old. Mrs Fisch also has 16 grandchildren. The four-generation families are all from this area. (Isaacson Studio Photo— UDM Engraving). E. C. McMahon To Head Drive Eugene C. McMahon, Algoha attorney, has been named chairman for the Algona "center" area in the nationwide Alumni Library Fund campaign of Crei^hton University. The appointment of Mr McMahon was announced by Geofge O'Maltey, Des Moines, state chairmen for Iowa. Mr McMahon, who was graduated from the Creighton University School of Law in 1928, will head a committee of alumni and friends in the Algona area. The nationwide fund for a new $1,000,000 library is the second step in the University's ten-year development program. Alumni and friends in Creighton's home city of Omaha already have subscribed over $2,000,000 in a drive for a dormitory, student center and Prep School building. FFA Nets $184 In Sales Drive The Algona FFA met Oct. 16. President Gary Jennings presided. The program of work committees reports were read and voted upon. The chapter voted to have a reporters scrap book and also to sell fire extinguishers. The chapter received 50c for everyone sold. 368 Extinguishers were sold from October 16 to 23 thus netting $184 for the chapter. Individual prizes were also given. Dean Benschoter and Francis Bjustrom received awards for selling the most the first and second nights respectively. Hit Bums Ovor 3 Rlngited Fltldi fUftSticd — Fire discovered in the Roy Hqmann cornfield, about 11:45 a.m. last Wednesday in unpicked corn, burned 200 feet to the 'road, taking in a corner of the C. E. Nielsen field, then jumped the foad into the Ervin Jensen corn" and burned off between 40 and. 50 acres of stalks before being halted by firemen and volunteers. Neighbors and the ftingsted fire department helped control the fire by 1 p.m. The Homann place is about 4Vfe miles southeast of Ringsted. Lewis Lemastef, who was driving the picker, reached the end of the field and as he turned saw the flames behind him, and turned in the alarm. Cornstalk ash was found by LuVerne R>ef of Ringsted six miles away from the scene of the fire later in the afternoon. A creek on the Jensen place also helped bring the fire to a halt. Industrial production in Sweden has increased more than 60% since the end of the War. 48th Anniversary For Swea Couple Mr and Mrs John H. Schueler of Swea City observed their 48th wedding anniversary, Oct. 14, With a family dinner. Present were their children and families: Emma, Mrs Byran Beh- tanA of Thompson; George Schueler of Swea City; John Schueler, Jr. of Swea City; Es-i tella, Mrs Ed Willard of Waterloo; Milda, Mrs Clarence Morgenson of Swea City; Francis, Mrs Ed Hammond of Bancroft. The Schuelers farmed for many^ years and in 1953, moved to town to make their home. Hard Time Party In Ledyard Twp. Lakola — Ledyard Township Farm Bureau members were hosts to Lincoln Township members Friday night in the Legion Hall. There was a very large group present most of them coming appropriately dressed for the hard time party which followed the program. Another Doctor Leaves County Dr. Jack Harris of LuVerne has accepted a position as student health director at Iowa State Teachers College at Cedar Falls and goes there November 1. Dr. Harris came to LuVerne ten years ago when the town built a medical building and bought a home for the family. Now LuVerne will be without a resident doctor. The office rooms in the medical building are modern and have the latest up-to-date equipment. The home is a large colonial type house also modern and is adequate for a doctor and family. • Mrs Harris and daughters are staying at LuVerne for a few weeks. Anyone interested in looking over the office and home can contact Mrs Harris. Whittemore also recently lost its only doctor. Licenses To Wed Licenses to wed were issued at Kossuth Clerk of Court's office to two couples—Wm. Champion of Algona and Betty E. Harms of Burt, on Oct. 23, and Donald H. Degen and Charlotte Ann McGuire, both of Bancroft, on Oct. 24. Mount Ararat was the final resting place of Noah's Ark. SEE '57 PONTIACS NOVEMBER 9th At Ernie Williams Pontiac-Cadillac NOTHING DOWN! AND ONLY $1 A WEEK To Own NOW IN DECORATOR COLORS! THE NEW Remington •1ST IkECN • IESEIT WE WIITE SAM • FRENCI MAY THE NEW 44-kEY MACHINE - HAS EVERYTHING _ FOUND ON A FULL-SIZE UPRIGHT MACHINE. _J AND IN NEW DECORATOR COLORS Com* In — See Them At The '. ~ls^ Upper Des Moines Pub. Co. ^Office Supply Dept. Algona, la. A preying mantis is a large insect. Buys A Cafe Mrs Al Adams, who recently sold Olga's Diagonal Cafe to Mrs Herb Schauer, has purchased the Hilltop cafe on the south edge of Humboldt on Highway 169. The purchase was effective as of Monday, Oct. 29. It will be called Olga's Hilltop Cafe. In addition to the cafe, the building has an apartment in which the Adamses will live. Impulses travel along the nervous system at a speed of about 400 feet per second. VOTE FOR L W. Nitchals FOR County Attorney Veteran, 5 years in World War II; nine years experience in the practice of law in Kossuth county; four years as county attorney; married, family of seven children; active in many civic matters. QUALIFIED BY EXPERIENCE Your Vote and Support Appreciated (Paid Political Advertisement) You'll fed like tie Qieei ot theliB iiyoir slii-satioiillj controlliif It has more eye appeal.. move eomfort«contro| •»more quality; yea, more of everything jrouVe wanted in • girdle. Front the firm satia twill front to the comfortable 3* collar back there !• pretty tailored detailing and Coward superior finishing throughout. An outstanding value 14" $10.95 in petal-pink or white, 16" $12.50 * IT BOH scmlles <s> us. i» clean-up sale! 1956 Models - Floor Samples (1 Only) New WRINGER WASHER. To Go for — 99.00 (2 Only) New Natural Gas CLOTHES DRYERS. To Go for 149.00 (1 Only) New GENERAL ELECTRIC REFRIGERATOR. To Go for 159.00 (1 Only) New GENERAL ELECTRIC RANGE, To Go for 169.00 (2 Only) New GENERAL ELECTRIC CLOTHES DRYERS. To Go for 149.00 (1 Only) New 30-Inch GAS RANGE. To Go for 99.00 (2 Only) New PORTABLE SEWING MACHINES. To Go for 39.50 (1 Only) Natural Gas WATER HEATER. To Go for 89.00 A Number of Other 1956 Model Sewing Machines and Appliances Priced for Clean-Up This Sale Begins Wednesday t At NORTH IOWA Sewing Machine & Appliance Co. ALGONA ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^•••••••^••••••••••••^••HBHMHHMHIHIIHVIIIBOTI^^ ^gpgPI|||||B|||P|MliniinillliBPIIIIMHIHPIIIHMHMH«HMMPHp*l^ «pqi|iHfpMM(pH^^K^^^w«w»»' "»•—u- • -»•-.,.,.... has something terrif 1C to show you on November 9!

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