The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 10, 1948 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 10, 1948
Page 12
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4-Atgdfltt Upper Pes Mt)trt»i -Tuesday, Febt-uai-y 10, 1948, Gordon Wegener, son of Mf. and Mrs. Fred Wegener, left Friday for New Orleans, La., to attend the Mardi Gras. If he finds employment he will - Remain there. Mrs, Fred Wegener and her daughter, Mrs; Russel Rentz; spent n day at Ledyard, last week, with Mr. and Mrs. Russell Thompson, daughter and sort-in^ law of Mrs. Wegener. Her grandson Gene returned with her for a few days visit. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wegener were dinner guests last 'week Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Heiclenwith at Swea City. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Sherman returned Wednesday' from Excel 1 sior Springs, Mo., where they, had been taking treatments at the sanitarium. They are much improved. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Post returned Wednesday from San Gabriel, Calif., where they had visited since the latter part of December with Mr. and Mrs. Glen McMurray and Helen Zitt- ritsch. They left December 22 for Kansas, where they v met Mr. and Mrs. Matt Zittritsch and accompanied them by auto. En route home. Mr. and Mrs. Post stopped at Topeka, Kans., 'for a three-day visit with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Post and little daughter Susan. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Norton had as guest last week Mrs. Ned Downing of Marshalltown, who returned home Wednesday following a week's visit here. Mrs. W ( V. Kempley went to Burt;vWedhes'day, to' give a 'talkt at the fneetittg. of Presbyterian women, There will be a meeting of sev- afal'f'-Bed Cros'3' homc"i service chapters' Thursday, February 12, at the 1 library. Mrs. Blanche Sponholtz of St.' Louis, Mo., will be the guest speaker. Mr. and Mrs; Walter Faulslick have as" guests this week Mr, and- -Mrs. William Jaskulke, brother and sister-in4aw of Mrs. Faiilstick of Stillwater, Minn., \VHo came Sunday. Mr; Jaskulke had bee% a patient at Rochester, Minn., several weeks arid at one time was critically sick. Baptismal rites Were held Sunday at St. Cecelia's Catholic church for Patrick Steven, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Al Lichter, with Father Mallinger officiating. Sponsors were;.Mrs. Leona Clappsaddle of "Clear Lake, sister of Mr. Lichter, arid Jerry Hood of Estherville, brother of, Mrs. Lichter. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Archie McDahel Friday were Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Riwe of Sioux Rapids. They came 'to see Merlin McDanel in the wrestling matches, their interest being due to having had him at their home during the vacation months when he has been with them on their farm. Bob, another son of the McDanels, also took part in the entertainment. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Baylor spent Sunday at 'Titorika with Joe Daughan, their' son-in-law, arid family. fat AN Glean Cotton Rags ; -; -.- - \-- • -... •„ ., .'•;• >•.'• '•£ ',' :>'* '•* si-J .^^ ;..^_ v ft' \ ' 1 By Mrs, J, M, Paiiersott Iowa Trailer Camp? San- Juatt, Tex., Jan. 28—Theipaper is coming regularly, and we sure, enjoy 'The weather has been fine, with an 80 degrees average, so we've done a lot of "going" and "seeing things." We have attended the Mission Fiesta, and haVe visited the Cactus Garden, largest in the world of its khid, also the Texsun citrus cannery, about which alone a whole story could be written. We Jiave visited Port Brownsville to watch the shiploads of bananas unloaded and cdtton bales loaded out. At Port Isabel we saw an oil freighter from San Francisco which' was'being' loaded, then at Boca Chica we watched Gulf waves and the tide come Boca Chica is a forlorn-loking place with no inhabitants, .-just the end of the pavement, where the waves and the wind pound th e shor.e and reach back ten to twenty miles in case of storms. We have been to Reynosa, Mex., twice. , Many of the cows down here' are Jerseys and: Guernseys crossed with India Bulvrmas. They say these cattle stand the heat, better. • We have seen fields of vegetables being harvested for north-' rn shipment. A Cafrot field, for irtstflhe&; c6ftsis'tittg-8f; ! 36 J acrfis, -""" '*"*" ahd'vms Had been sold-f of being harvested-1 There are-'abdut? to on e American In -Ih8 l Valley, 1 and Spanish is taught ihHht* pub-' 116 -schools- from 1 the" ! fbUrtK-'grade Up. : •'<•»" ! > The weather- has been misty, with a trace of rain,-.th8'laSt threb days, and last night •« -the " thermometer dropped to.only.'29 degrees above, .which means the to'<- mato fields are'lost, e told it didn't hurt frUit,. with which the trees are still loaded. These trees will be in' bloom again in March, and some Will*still have frUit left on them even then* The fruit groves hefe' are bord- erd with palm trees 50 to-60 feet high. In many cases roses or oth*- or flowers are grown between the trees. PoinsettiaS blotim at about the size of a plate' and grow eight to ten feet high. A few ba^ nana trees are grown in dooryards here, and. some are now in bloom and growing fruit. Snow is reported only 500 miles north of us, but we. hopd the'cold weather for you "North-* erhers" will,soon change so we 1 '•'Southerners" can have better Wedther. • ! Mr. and Mrs. Don Hemming son went to Newel,'.-Friday, for the weekend with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Hemmingson. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Morgan spent the weekend a't'-Ames' with Mrs. Madge Manning, mother of Mrs. Morgan. Mrs. James Neville had as-dinner "guests" last week Sunday her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Neville of Spencer and her grandson and his wife. Mr. an^l Mrs. Lewis Neville of Cherokee. Mrs. 'Ida Nickerson has as guests her sister arid brother-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. Mick Fagan of Piper City, 111., who came to Clear Lake, thence here Saturday for- a visit 'of several days. L. J. Nelson relumed Friday from St. Paul, where -he had spent the' week attending a hardware convention. 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