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Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, July T2, 1966 Shower Honor At Swea City For Betrothed SWEA - EAGLE - Miss Judy Hansen, Ringsted, was honored Thursday evening of last week at a miscellaneous bridal shower, at the Fellowship Hall of the Methodist church, Swea City. Miss Ellen Mather registered the guests, and Miss Walece Kracht had charge of the gift table, which was decorated in the bride's colors of blue and white. The blue and white cloth was sprinkled with flowers and graced with a blue parasol, and while net heart shaped pillow for the gift ribbons. Mrs. R. S. Mather had charge of the program, and Mrs. Walter Schmicking had devotions. Rbyn Swanson sangj accompanied by Nancy Peterson. A skit was presented by Mrs. Mike Grabianowski and Mrs. Arthur Kracht. Misses Paulette Kracht and Nancy Peterson presented "Night and Day" as a piano duet, Mrs. Walter Magnusen gave a reading on bridal customs and traditions. Miss 1 Cathy Hansen, sister of the bride to be and a friend, Miss Vicki Wiley, who will be her bridesmaid, helped open the gifts. Mrs. Mervin Johnson, sister- in-law of the groom, poured punch, and Mrs. Ervin Johnson, Fenton, aunt of the groom, presided at the coffee service. Hostesses were Mmes. R. S. Mather and Ellen, Mike Grabianowski, Arthur Kracht and Paulette, Walter Magnusen, Walter Schmicking, Harold Krantz and Harold Carr. Miss Hanson will become the bride of Terry Johnson. - o - PRENUPTIAL SHOWER Miss Pat Fox, financee of Maurice Carr, was honored with a coin shower, Saturday evening at St. Mary's Catholic church, Armstrong. Guests were registered by Colleen Koons. • Mrs. Warren Brones read the program as follows: Mrs. Truman Johnson presented 2 poems and Colleen Koons and Mary Hood sang, accompanied by Tholkes. Mrs. Don Koons gave two readings and Mrs. Warren Brones said a table prayer. Mrs. Linus Vaske, Rolfe, assisted Miss Fox in opening her cards. Mrs. Linus Vaske, sister of the groom, presided at the coffee service. Hostesses were Mmes: Art Kracht, R. S. Mather, Truman Johnson, Hans Peterson and Treva, Warren Brones, Earl Trenary, Glen Burt, Lawrence Reding, Don Koons, Orvile Budach and Linus Vaske. - o - Picnic dinner guests at the Kenneth Brones home Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. William Tobin, Mr. and Mrs. Johnie Tobin and family, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Anderson and family and Jay Brones. Afternoon guests were Mr. and Mrs. George Tobin, East Chain, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Greear, Rochester, Minn. Mrs. Greear, nee Jane Tobin, is a niece of Mr. and Mrs. William Tobin. Mrs. Truman Johnson and Mrs. Mervin Johnson and Kandis attended a pre-nuptial shower at Murl Potter (tight) of Algona was one of the Hamm's wholesalers from a five-state area who attended a special sales meeting held recently in St. Paul by the Theo. Hatnm Brewing Co. He Is pictured above being greeted by Harry Hergenrader, Hamm's district sales manager for Iowa. The Hamm's brewery In St. Paul is the largest of the four plants operated by the company and is the headquarters for Hamm's national operations. At St. Paul Sales Meeting the St. Paul Lutheran church at Ringsted for Miss Judy Hanson, fiancee of Terry Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Truman Johnson and Miss Judy Hanson visited Terry Johnson at Camp Ripley, Minn, a week ago on Sunday, where he is serving with the National Guard. Mr. and Mrs. John Meyer, St. Paul, came to the Forest Ericksen home Friday evening to visit relatives. Sunday evening, they visited the DuaneErick- sons at Sherburn, Minn, and left for home from there. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Erickson, Chicagp, came Saturday to the Dettmer Thompson home to visit relatives in the area, and will finish their vacation with a fishing trip. The Allan Ericksons, Gene Thompsons and Dettmer Thompsons were at the Everett Erick- sons Sunday evening. The Lyle Westfalls were Sunday guests of her sister and family, the Edwin Frerichs. Her brother and family, the Marvin Iversons of Des Moines were at the Floyd Montgomery home over July 4th. Mrs. Floyd Montgomery attended the School of Christian Missions of the Methodist church at Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa, Monday to Friday of last week. The Andrew Broneses were hosts July 4, to a neighborhood picnic held at Reynolds Park, Swea City, Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Warren Brones and family, Mrs. Cora Mather, Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Mather and Ellen, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Mather, Mr. and Mrs. William Mather, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Swanson, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Swanson and family, Mrs.. Otto Larsen, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Goraczkow- ski and family, Jay Brones, Mrs. Lillian Gable, Dick Berg, and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey C. Larson and Julie. Mrs. Orville Thoreson and children were afternoon guests. THIS WEEK ONLY HURRY and SAVE!