The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 27, 1956 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 27, 1956
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Santa Claus A Busy Fellow Old Sania Claus was a busy fellow in Algona last Friday, when he handed out 2,600 bags of free candy to a host of youngsters who flocked to the courthouse square in the afternoon to get their gift find usually to hand in their list of things "I like for Christmas." In the above picture, an Upper DCS Moincs photographer snapped a lineup of kids as they were meeting Santa Claus himself. At the Algona Theatre, manager Dick Phillips reported that he had the largest crowd of youngsters ever to attend the free movies on Santa Claus Day here. r Y$*< t SK !ALGON \ ' T, ., 65th Birthday Earl Rich was given a party Friday, November. 16 at Mr and Mrs Glen Sabin's in honor of his 65th birthday. The evening was spent at 500 and high score prizes were won by Glen Aabin and Dorothy Sabin, low score prizes 1 were won by Earl Rich and Opal Campney. • In addition to the hosts and children Jane and Judy, guests were Mrs Nettie Rich, Mrs Viole' Walker, Mr and Mrs John Sabin, Mr and Mrs Leo Sabin, Carolyn and Carol, Mr and Mrs Orville Holdren and Marjorie, Mr and Mrs Harold Campney, DuWaine and Dianne, Mr and Mrs John II. Rich, Mr and Mrs George Rich Joan, Gail and Kathy, Mr and Mrs Walter Rich, Georgia, Billy and Buddy, Mr and Mrs 'Charles Dunn, Mr and- Mrs Ralph Mauser and children, Mrs Elizabeth Herr Mr and Mrs William Dray ton, Mr and Mrs Dan Fisher, 'Donna. Becky and Ruth, Mary Dunn, Mr and Mrs Lawrence Zwicfel of Swea City and Mr and Mrs William Dreyer. Newcomers Elect Mrs Jack Stevens was elected president when the Newcomers held their regular meeting at the Legion Club room November 15. Other .officers elected are Mrs A. W. Rode, vice president, Mrs R. E. Barnes, secretary; Mrs John Nauholts treasurer. Plans were made for the annual Christmas dinner - dance which will be held December 8 at the Moose Hall. The committee will be Mrs Harley Waller, chairman; Mrs Joseph Rooney, Mrs Lee Price and Mrs Gene Faulstick. Members wishing to donate to the basket for the adopted family are asked to, call Mrs A. W. Rode, 7 R. Following the dessert served by Mrs 'John Clause, Mrs Robert dishing and Mrs A. W. Rode the eycning was spent playing cards. Secret Wedding Announced Mr and Mrs Jesse Ott of Boxholm, la., announce the secret wedding of their daughter, LaDonna Rae, to Mr Robert Butts, son of Mr and Mrs Frank Butts of Algona. The couple was married Aug. 29 in Las Vegas, Ncv. The bride is a graduate of Boxholm high school and attended Drake University where she was affiliated with Delta Zela Nu sorority. Mr Butts graduated from Algona high school and Iowa State College. He is employed as an engineer by the Brown Engineering Co. of Des Moirics. The couple will reside in Des Moinos. Engaged To Wed .Mrs A.' J. Etison, Betty Moe, Mary Ann Simmons and Helen Stcn/el gave a miscellaneous shower Saturday, Nov. 17, for Beverly Winkleman whose engagement and approaching marriage to Richard Mawdsley has been announced. Guests were mothers of the couple, Mrs Winkleman of Buffalo Center and Mrs Clarence Mawdsley, and elmen- tnry teachers. Marjorie Hauck gave a reading. A color scheme of American Beauty rose^ and pink was used in the decorations and refreshments. AN NOUN CEMENT , From North Iowa Sewing Machine & Appliance Co. •' We Wish To Announce That We Are Going Out Of The Appliance Business *» — To Concentrate Our Entire .Activity In The Sewing Machine Business— Both Retail and Wholesale—With Our Regular Sewing Machine Retail Business Continuing in Algona and Also Several Sewing Machine Stores Elsewhere Our program of concentrating on the Sewing Machine business will call for our full-time efforts, since we will be in both the retail and wholesale fields. To accomplish this step we are going out of the Appliance business , . . but we will continue to maintain our store in Algona, and will be on hand to answer and handle all requests and questions pf our former Appliance customers. IMPORTANT We assure you, our former Appliance customers, that we will make available to you service and parts, on Appliances purchased from us either from the expected new owner or from our continuing retail Sewing Machine store here — even though we are discontinuing the handling of appliances. We Thank You For Your Appliance Patronage and want you to know we have greatly appreciated it over the past. And we look forward to serving you, as always, in the Sewing Machine field, with new, improved facilities in that line. North lowaSewing Machine & Appliance Co. 310 loft State Telephone 1151 Algona, Iowa 6~AI§dno (lo.) Upper DM MatfiM Tuesday, November 27, 19S6 Swea City Girl Bride, Nov. l\ Thompson Man Swea Cily _— The Methodist parsonage was the scene of a wedding on Friday evening at 7 p.m. when Yvonne, daughter of Mr and Mrs Floyd Griffith, was united in marriage to Brent V. Dingman, son of Mr and Mrs Milford Dingman of Thompson. The Rev. S. H. Hammer performed the single ring ceremony in the presence of the immediate families. Milford Dingman served as his son's attendant and Mrs Hammer was matron of honor. The bride wore a • rose-colored dress with white trim, fashioned with fitted bodice and street- length skirt. Her corsage bouquet was of white carnations and sweetheart roses. The bridegroom wore a dark sport coat with light trousers. The couple will make their home in Thompson, where he is employed. The bride, a graduate of the class of 1956, Swea Oily high school, has been a salesgirl in an Estherville store, and her husband, who was educated in the Thompson schools, hns been employed by the Rock Island railroad. Portland Progress Glub The Portland Progress club met at the home of Mrs A.<L, Rasmus^ 'sen, Nov. 15, with 'iMesdames Herb Wcyderl. Ella Meyer and Howard Sparks assisting hostesses. The annual club Xmas parly will be held Dec. 13 at the Portland Community Hall. The program was given by Mr? Bon Lampe, with 20 present. Mrs Glen Larson is a new club member. Wallukaits Hosis Mr and Mrs Chris Wallukait entertained at a family dinner Sunday in honor of the second birthdays of their granddaughters Kathy Weyclert and Julie Wallu- kait. daughters of Mr and Mrs Herbert Wcydert and Mr and Mrs Duane Wallukait, respectively. The parents and daughters Christie \Wydcrt and Jane Wallukait were the additional guests. Union Club To Meet Union Twp. Homemakers will meet at the township hall on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 29. The lesson will be on use of freezers. 50 Leaders 4-H Meet Saturday Officers and leaders of the 50 boys' and girls' 4-H clubs in Kossuth County will meet together at the Algona High School Annex, December I at 1:15 p.m. for the annual 4-H officer training school and award recognition day. The program will include get acquainted and folk games, group singing,, discussion of the 4-H program, slide presentation on 4-H membership, sessions on how to be a mtfre effective and efficient officer, recreation chairman and leader; a demonstration meeting and announcement o£ 1956 county award winners. County 4-H officers in charge of the training school are presidents, Jan Clark, Bancroft, and Duane Jensen, Swea City; vice presidents, Eunice Gade, Algona, and Aaron Anliker, West Bend; secretary-treasurer. Lois Willfong, Bode, and David Erickson, Algona; historian-reporter, Marlys Goetz, Wesley, and Robert Chambers, Corwith; recreation chairman, Darlene Callies, Titonka and Mclvin DeGeeter, Bancroft and Roger Dreyer of Fenton. Assisting the county officers with the program will be Mrs Henry Looft, Fenton, county girl's club chairman; Fred Asa, Algona, county boy's club chairman; Mary Staudt, county extension home economist: Dean L. Barnes, county extension director and Robert C. Johnson, county extension vouth assistant. Home From Sfale U. Among college students spending the Thanksgiving vacation with home folks were Nancy Guyer, daughter of Mr and Mrs Wm. Guyer, John Sanftner, son of Dr. and Mrs J. A. Sanftner, and Dick Dahl, son of Mr and Mrs M. W. Dahl. All three are students at State University of Iowa, Iowa City. Dick will return to Iowa City on Saturday. He was recently pledged to Pi Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Elizabeth Bell, student at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. arrived Wednesday night to visit her parents, Mr and Mrs Bob Bell. Weather Spoils Plans Weather conditions spoiled many plans for Thanksgiving journeys and family dinners in the Swea City area. Among those who 'did arrive for the holiday were the guests of Mr and Mrs G. D. Curtis, including Mr and Mrs Floyd Danger and son Douglas of Thompson and a Buffalo Center group including Mr and Mrs Harold Bohl, Mr sftd Mrs Royal Armstrong and sons Charles and Robert, Mr and Mfs Jene Bohl ffnd daughter Roselind and Elmer Rhubee. Mr and Mrs Frank Smouse, Shirley and Danny were also guests at the Curtises, but Frank's parents, Mr and Mrs Jake Smouse of Coon Rapids, were unable to come. In Messiah Program Esther Charlotte Smith, super- visoi' of vocal music in the Chat" les City elementary schools, re turned to -her teaching dutie.' after spending the Thanksgiving vacation with her parents, Mr anc Mrs Waller G. Smith. On Sunday Dec. 2, Miss Smith will be organist for Charles City's annua production of Handel's 'Messiah'. Two other Charles City teachers from this area will sing in the soprano section of the chorus. They are Sheila Rachut, daughter of H. E. Rachut of Burt, who teaches a 5th grade at Lincoln school, and Virginia Bonnstetter, daughter of Mr and Mrs R. E. Bonnstetter of Corwith, whc teaches in one of the 6th gradt rooms at Washington school. Home For Holidays Charles Griffith, dentistry student at State University of Iowa spent the Thanksgiving recess with his sister and family, the Jack Van Normans, in Swea City Jim Harner, also at the university, visited his parents, Mr and Mrs George Harner. Among those from Iowa State college, Ames, who were with home folks at Swea City were"Donald Funderburk, Ruth Ann Pehrson, Dorothy Sehaeffer, Gene Thompson, and Vaughn Uhr. From Gustavus Adolphus college, St. Peter., Minn came Alan Peterson, son of Mr and Mrs R. E. Peterson and Gary Gabel, son of Mr and'Mrs Roland Gabel. Go To Rest Home Ernest Miller and his sister, Mrs Hannah Spear, have 'closed theii home for the winter months anc 1 will reside at the Balmer Rest Home in Estherville until spring. They were taken to Estherville on Wednesday, Mrs Spear making the trip by ambulance. Henry Hammer, dentistry student at State University of Iowa, and his brother Ronald, studenl at Iowa State Teachers College, Cedar Falls, came Wednesday to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with their parents, the Rev. and Mrs S. H. Hammer. Also corning from Cedar Falls were Janice Gabel, Bettv Schwartz and Jim Gardner. Thanksgiving guests at the Judy Hading Is Shower Guest Lone Rock—Judy Kading was honored at a miscellaneous shower, Wednesday evening, at the- Lone Rock church. Donna Blanchard, Madonna Marlow, Darlene Long and Judy Newbrough presented musical numbers. LcElna Schmidt had charge of the guest book, with Darlene Long helping with the gifts. Hostesses were Mesdames Wm. Flaig, Dick Wetzel, Glenn Householder, Leslie Johnson, Florence Schrader, George B. Long, W. J. Cotton, Ornie Behrends, Fred Drunsfeldt, Art Zumach, Tec' Bierstedt, II a r 1 a n Blanchard, Gene Blanchard, Edward Blanchard. Erich Seegebarth, A. A. Krueger, E. M. Jensen, Jack Quinn, Lawrence Dittmer, Max Flaig. Don Houck, Woodrow Pettit, Dick O'Donnell, Ray Kading, Jim Marlow, Marvin, Merwin Marlow, Lvle Marlow, Milton Marlow, Harlan Marlow, Lem Marlow, Jess Marlow, Dennis Priebe, Jerry Toller, Fred Schmidt, Lawrence Newbrough, Geo Kissner, Lloyd Hutchinson and Lila Schmidt. Carol Householder and LeElna Schmidt assisted the bride to be with the opening of the gifts. TIME'S A-WASTIN'! 325 At Titonka Alumni Banquet Titonka—The Alumni Banquet, held Friday evening, Nov. 23, drew 325 at the Titonka High School gym. Master of ceremonies was Melvin Isenbrand ol Chicago, a graduate of the class of '35. Community singing was led by Doris Hipp. Geraldinc Ullman gave a humorous reading "Good-bye Sister." Superintendent Truesdale .spoke a few words. Mrs Max Goldman was guest speaker. New officers for the coming year are John Welhousen, president; Charles Beed, vice-president; Shirley Ingsbury, secretary: and Arthur J. Budlong, treasurer. The banquet was followed by a dance at the Coliseum. Lunch was served by the band mothers. Firm To Close Out Appliances Announcement that the firm is discontinuing its appliance business was made today by Jay Ath erton and Gene Heimer, owners of North Iowa Sewing Machine & Appliance Co. here. The move is being made, it was stated, to permit the firm to concentrate on the sewing machine business, which Atherton and Heimer will do by maintaining their retail sewing machine store here, and acquiring several other elsewhere. The firm will also do a wholesale business in sewing machines. Full details ure given in an announcement elsewhere in this issue. Lowell Roberts home wore Mr had helped to regain normal and Mrs Roy Rhoda and family of Elmore, Minn, and Mr and Mrs Melvin Krumm and family. FOSTER'S School Personnel To Get X-Rays , A special x-ray survey of school personnel will be made of nil kossuth County Schools early in December. Teachers, substitute teachers, food handlers, bus drivers and clerical personnel, will be included in this survey. Miss Joy Harmon, nurse consultant for the State Dept, of Health and Miss Marian Law, field Service Director, met with the Kossuth County Tuberculosis and Health Ass'n board. Nov. loth at the Algona Hotel to plan the survey. Convention Speaker Eric Allen, speech therapist for this county, returned Thursday from the American .Speech and Hearing Association Convention in Chicago. Mr Allen addressee' the convention telling of a case of functional mutism which he speech. Buy Implement Firm ." Sweat City — the Allis-Chalmers farm implement firm in Rockwell City has been purchas* ed by Linde Implement .company of Swea City, who have moved the parts stock here and will continue to operate out of Swea City only, SPECIAL 'BIG SMITH' COMES TO GRAHAM'S! See Full Page Ad In This Newspaper RUPTURE SHIELD-EXPERT, H. L. Hoffman of Minneapolis and Chicago will demonstrate, without charge, his "Lock-O-Maiic" Shields in ALGONA — HOTEL ALGONA TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please come early. Mr. Hoffman says: "After 30 years during which I have personally filled over 20,000 cases of hernia, I have produced and patented the AMAZING Lock- O-Matic. It's, exclusive LINK-LOCK adjustment to everyone's heed virtually guaranty perfect Retention of your Rupture setting a new standard for effectiveness and comfort. Why wear antiquated and unscientific trusses that always enlarge the opening, Remember: The Best is none too good, if you are ruptured. Caution: If neglected, rupture may cause weakness, backache, nervousness, stomach and gas pains. Those having large ruptures which have returned after operation or injection are especially invited. .HOFFMANN'S SURGICAL APPLIANCE CO. Bex 3125 Traffic Station, Minneapolis, Minn. BEECHER SELLS FIVE MAJOR APPLIANCES TO COUPLE IN THE PHILLIPINES It was with great pride and pleasure that we. completed a business transaction which sent five of our major appliances to a young couple living in the Phil ippine Islands. Mr and Mrs C. A. Krug just recently settled in the Philippines where Mr Krug is stationed in the army. The Krugs wrote for literature on all of our products, and from this information they purchased Frigidaire refrigerator and range and a Westinghouse television set, water heater and air conditioner. We're happy to say that all of these appliances were shipped to them last weekend. Mr Krug, a regular army man with 14 years of service is a for mer West Best resident. His wife is the former Barbara Zentner daughter of Mr and Mrs Walter Zentner of Algona. The Krugs have three children. We know the whole family will thoroughly enjoy all Ihe modern' conveniences which our appliances af ford. Beecher's Reputation For Better Deals, For Better Service, For Wildest Trades — With The Best Products — Makes Customers The World Over i BEECHER Lane Appliances Phone 778 Algona, la. JUPER GIFT SPECIAL/ FROTHY LACE-TRIM NYLON SLIPS Slips We Are Proud to Display at Harrison's I What does a lady want most in a "Christmas slip?" She wants it in lustrous ^ylon, of course — she wants it in snowy-whit* — and she quite naturally looks for rich lace trim, and lots of it. WE HAVE those very slips at Harrisons — in nylon tricot, heavily lace-trimmed, and in full gored style. Choost now! These Slips Are ACTUAL $2.98 Values - You Save a Dollar! -f HURRY! HURRY! SMALL DEPOSIT HOLDS YOUR SELECTION *f :

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