The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 17, 1948 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 17, 1948
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J-Al&dna Upper Oes Mofhes / Tuesday, February 17, !948 50 Join New V.F.K. Post At Bancroft, 12th The Rahc-Murray Post 7639 new Bancroft post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, installed officers last Thursday evening Feb. 12, at the Forester .Hall Bancroft. Dr. F. M. Minhick of Pocahontas, past department commander, preside'd. at- the installation cere- moniesV'The, post was organized by II. S. Montgomery of Algona, slate .chief-of staff of the V.F.W. John F. Simmons Is commander, Joseph R. Donahue is senior vice commander, Ralph W. Cayler is junior vice cotnmanrter. John E. Merrill is quartermaster, and Franclp' J. Menke, chaplain. Trustees elected w^re William L. Welp. three years, John H. Vns1<,e, two years, and Andrew H. Deitering, one year. Appointive officers are Thomas P. Sheridan, Robert V. Donahue is officer of the day, Donalan Shillingt,on is service officer. Al Duckling- is guard, and John H. Vas'ke, patriotic instructor. The rosier of the new post members not named above, is as follows: Reuben A. Johnson, Arthur W. Menke, Francis E. Wilhelmi Clarence R. McGuire, Jos. T. Williams. Norman A. Boeve'- Raymond L. Menke, Harold F. Hatten, Cletus R. DOIT and Joseph IT. Kenna, Ralph J. Menke. Hugh L. Walsh. Harold N. Farrow. Gerald W. White. Orville Farrow Elmer H. Johnson, Milton F. Johnson. Homer McCarthy. Pierre J. Reiter. Benjamin F. Farrow and Thomas A. Menke. Albert H. Karels. Walter J Haupert. Nels K. Mathson. Edmund P. Ford. Thomas D. Garrv Edgar Kollasch, Frank Brink Gregory Augustine. James F. Covne and Gerald J. Menke. There are 50 members in all. Casey Enlists In Regular Army Lee E..CasQy, husband of Mrs. Ruth M. Casey, 307 E. Lucas Street, Algona, has, enlisted in the Regular Army according to announcement made bv the United Stales Army and Air Force Recruiting Station in Algona. Ho is the falher of throe children. Casey previously served in 'the United States Navy from July. 1938 until October, 1947, daring which lime he served overseas. Pie is entitled to' the American »Dfense, Ihe Asialic Pacific, the American Area, the Victory the Philippine Liberation and the Good Conduct ribbons. Casey enlisted in the Regular Army, in the grade of Staff Sergeant, for a three vear period and chose the Uniled States Air Force as his branch of service. He completed his physical examinalion and was sworn in at Fort Sheridan. 111. Casey stated he was enlisting in the Regular Army for a career Two Minor Car Crashes In City Two minor automobile accidents, reported, bv Ak'ona City police, happened Feb. 10. Cars driven by H. S. Montgomery and Lewis Wildin. both Algona. collided at the intersection of McGregor and Wooster. and a cur driven by Albert E. Girard.Wesley, and Harold Lowman, Algona, locked horns at Call nnrl Minnesota. All cars involved were damaged, but nobody was injured. Infants Baptised The following infants were baptized in the second divine service of Trinity^ Lutheran church on Fe.'b. 15: Jane Aclele Raney, daughter of Mi 1 , and Mrs. Lyle Raney, and Marsha Jean (jodden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Godden. Mr. and Mrs. Theo Pech of Cedar Rapids and W. H. Raney were sponsors for Jane Adele; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Godden of near Burt were Marsha Jean's sponsors. /arm Wife Gets Broken Shoulder Mrs. Charles Potter, of Cresco township, is at home and doing .veil after return from the Park hospital, Masort City, to which ;he was taken lo have a broken •shoulder bone set. Mrs. Potter and her husband •eside on" their farm, but refit the land lo Garland Bradley, brother of Ihe local implement dealers of the same surname, Mr. Potter being largely helpless because of .irthritis. After nighl fell Mrs. Potter went to Ihe basement to fix Ihe furnace, and missing the last stair step, suffered a severe fall in which the shoulder bone was broken. She managed lo gel back upstairs, but the lelephone was out of order, artd she could not call for help or go to a neighbor's. ^ It was near 4 p. m. the next day before Mr. Bradley came and was called on for help. Mr. Potter's brother Elmer was summoned and took Mrs. Potter lo Mason City. Since then Mrs. Potter's niece Meredith Applegate has been spending nights wilh her aurtt and uncle. Beverly Smith Of LuVerne A So, Car., Bride LuVerne: In a military chapel qt Greenville Air Force Base T-reenvillp South Carolina, a oretty military wedding took 'ilace Saturday, January • 10. 1048. Beverly M. Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Llovd F. Smith of LuVerne. la. and T.-Sgt. Robt. F. Oicbler of Conemaugh. Pennsylvania . were joined in marriage by Chaplain Captain R. G. McCahan. United Air Force, before in altar embanked with cut Towers and two seven branched candelbras holding white tapers The bride, wore a gown of white slipper" satin with a sweetheart neck, long-filled sleeves that tapered to a point over Ihe wrist. A fitted shirred bodice with long full skirt, draped' into a graceful train. Her finger-tip- ned veil of bridal illusion fell from a beaded coronet. Her only r-.thcr* ornamenl was a slrand of pearls, gift from the groom. She carried gardenias showered on e white bible. Miss Smith was given in marriage by Colonel Henry D. Smith, U. S. A. F. assistant chief of staff. 9th Air Force. She was attended by Mrs. Jack A. Riggs as matron of honor. Sgt. June Laws. WAC Ait- Force, was the bridesmaid. T.-gt. Robert Diebler was attended by M.-Sgt. Jack A. Riggs as best man and M.-Sgt. Joseph E. Ketchner. After the ceremony the bridal party met at the home of M.-Sgl. and Mrs. Jack A. Riggs for the reception. The couple are at home at Fort Rhodes and Augusta Road, Greenville, S. C. Mrs. Diebler, who was born and grew to womanhood in Lu- Vern6, graduated from the Lu- Verne high school in the class of 1941. She then attended the Los Angeles, Calif., Cily college for two years. She served 29 months as a WAC in the Air Force. Club 22 Years Old At the home of Hulda Fritze- meicr Tuesday aflernoon, Feb. 10, the Tuesday club gathered for a regular meeting. A large attendance of the members and several guests were present. -A brief business meeting was "held. The club observed the 22nd anniversary of the club. The group met on February 9, 1926 and organized the club with Mrs. J. O. Marty, the first president; the late Mrs. Peter Thompson, vice-president; Mrs. . Ella Woito, secretary and treasurer. Mrs. Henry Pietzke, charter member of the club, gave a very interesting sketch of the club history and activities over the past 22 years. During the war and now continuing they just meet once a month. Mrs. Paul Blumer reviewed the book, "Gus the Great," a re- certt best seller by Tom Ducan, an lowan born at Casey, Iowa. Principally it is a caricature study and was much enjbyed. Several salovax numbers were enjoyed by the group and played by Mrs. Ray Stone. This SoloVax was a gift of Frett FVitzemeicr ahd his daughter Hulda recently to the Evangelical United Brethren church. Lunch was omitted, the equivalent was given fbr children relief in response to an emergency call for aid to~ the federated clubs to. sup'ply food, clothing ahd medical supplies for chil j drcn war victims overseas. W. S. C. S. Plans P"ariy The general meeting of the Woman's Society of Christian Service was held in the Methodist church rooms'. Wednesday afternoon, February 11, with a good attendance. Mrs. George Wolf, general society president, presided at the brief business meeting. Plans were made for a meeting and party to be held Tuesday, Feb. 17, for birthdays of all members. The birthday will be divided into four groups representing the seasons of the year. A program is planned. The devotions were led by Mrs. Clint McClellan on the topic, "That They May Be One." Tne subject of the lesson hour was "The Way of Brotherhood Is the Way of God" and was given by Mrs. Harold Sorenson. The hostesses for the meeting were Mrs. Archie Sanford, Mrs) Gerald Brace, Mrs. Aaron Steussy, Mrs. Ralph Da'vicTibn and Mrs. Wilder Rockwood. -Because of sale postponement, we are selling -"; ~? r ' , • 12 HEAD PUREBRED POLAND CHINA SOWS . .-.-• * • •. -from tjie Roy Clow herd of Truman, Minn. Friday, February 20th -^—These sows are from one of America'* outstanding herds and are bred to the Reserve Grand Champion bear of Iowa State Fair. A real opportunity for club boys and youog breeders. a Auction Sale Co, Highways 18 and 169 Band Mbthfers Parfy The Band Mothers club met in the science room of the school house Thursday evening wilh a very good allendance. They had Iheir hoiir of enlerlainment al beginning of Ihe meeting in charge of Mrs. Ralnh Davidsoi" 1 and Paul Phillips. They played some Lincoln contests, followed •by Bingo. Mrs. Frank Sanford, president, had charge of the business, meeting. Weslon Noble, hosl, served a lovely lunch lo Ihe ladies, as- sisled by Ihe Misses Frances Anders and Mabel Kubly. Evening Star Circle The Evening.Slar Circle of the Woman's Society of Chrislian Service of Ihe Methodist church met Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. JCennelh Sorenson. There were 12 members presenl md Iwo guesls, Mrs, Robert San: ord and Mrs. John Voss Jr. A business meeling was conducted. The devotions were led by Mrs. Merlin Cody and the lesson was given by Mrs. Harold Wolf. A social lime was Ihen enjoyed, followed by a lunch. The nexl meeling will be on Thursday, March 11, wilh Mrs. Bryce Wickell. The devolions by Mrs. Wilder Rockwood and lesson by Mrs. Clair Champine. World Day of Prayer The World Day of Prayer was observed al 1:30 p. m., Friday, in Ihe Eyangelical United Breth- /?ctis/ner fwd Memotiaf,£em6ttify Gate The Cemetery association met at* the town hall Thursday af- lefhoon, x February 12, f6i s a" regUlaf monthly with a fair attefid&htfe.' At the business mec't!h c the president, Mrs. Elsl>. Steussy presided. Good re s_ponse was reported fay* the committees on the 1 Cemetery' Memorial Gate Fund beiilg solicited. They, hope fd'haVe' the gate completed by Odc- oratidrT day". x Trt£ to this .needed 1 p'rctject- is" . gratifying arid" iti(lcft> app'f& ciated. The sotJeW vvlfl ft'oW fitke 1 scaled' bids for 4 trie 1 etffefaW' of the' litiVeFM cbitiMeVy' for the. coming sUfnttief setfsbtij- with a, s(tbsta'htiaT salary. Hbstes's fdr' tHe' Jn'Miflg,' Mrs. C. 0-; McClelfaH, Mrs. ' Frank Mo'fidirfg- Sr.,- arid ' Grace Lichty served a lovely hot 1 chick'eri ItfhdHebri.' ren church. The progrHfn \v"a's in charge of Mrs. Earl, Nealt Members of the Presbyterian Methodist Evangelical tfn'ited Brethren church taking paft'-in the program were Mrs. Walter Hefti, Mrs. Clarerice , Kra'Use, Mrs. Robert Phillips, Mrs. La'W' rence Marty, Mrs. Fred' Mertde, Mrs.' Bernard Wolf, Emma Krausc, Mrs. Henry .Kubly, : .Mrs. H. H. Phillips, and Mrs. Harry Lichty. Reading of Bible scriptures bv Karen McClellan and Jerry Miller. A trio, Mrs. .Andrew Marty, Mrs. B^ert Ramus and Florence Hof sang a mirrr- ber, accompanied by Mrs. Paul Beckman, .who furnished music during Ihc service. Mrs. H. H. Phillips sang "The Lord's Pray- A Farewell Parly Members of the • Friendly Neighbor clu'b and their families entertained at the town hall on Thursday evening for a farewell for two members of their cltib and their families, who''are moving away. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Anderson are moving to near Hardy and Mr. and Mrs. Marion Morgan to near ThomrJsb'ri, la. The evening was spent playing games. The honored guests were each presented with an end table. Other guests attending were Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Cleveland, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Anderson of Corwith, -Mi', /arid Mrs. Ernest Macha. A lunch was served. *• Entertain Card Club Mr. and Mrs. Vernon 1 Evans; formerly of LuVerne, but now of Algona, entertained members' pf their card club to which they belonged when they lived here. Those who enjoyed their hospitality were Mr. and Mrs. Alvin. Hardcopf, Mr. and Mrs. John Voss Jr. 'Mr. and Mrs. • .Beit Ramus, Mr. and " Mrs. . BrUce Lowenstein, Mr. and Mrs. Lestfe> Quinn, Mr. and Mrs. Robert; Randall and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Will. A Valentine Party The Progressive Woman's club .were entertained at a Valentine • party at the home of Esther JMerkle Monday evening 1 . The evening was spent playing at>- pi-opriate games arid sbciallji'. The hostess served a lunch p keeping with Valentine's day. , Wednesday, Feb, 18th, ONLY AT BRADLEY BROS. FREE CHECK-UP on Your DpLaval Cream Separator Yes, we will furnish the FREE labor to .completely dismantle and cheek your DeLaval cream separator. De Laval factory expert on hand. Bring it in—remember, just for Wednesday only! . Cook with *We sell Bottle Gas and Bottle Gas Installations but GIVE you Bottle Gas Service. Our complete Service Department is being expanded to give better and faster service and will assist the All- Gas Dealers Accounts with their Service Problems, Prompt nes e There's an All-Gas Dealer nenr youv ' Gas Radiant Utility Heaters Now in Stock Plqnt Phone 16 Harms All-Gas Co Algeria* (ewer After Hours <• Sunday and Holidays Phone 942J First Lenten Serviced The first Lenter services of the 2ion Laitheran church were held at 8 p. m. Thursday evening, February 12 by the pastor', tM£ Rev. L. Wittenberg. Joff' Nelsons flosis' Mr. and Mrs.' Jon Nelson entertained six couples at a 7 o'clock dinner at their home on Tuesday everting 1 . The ' evening was spent playing, bridge. Mrs. 'Arnold Hjelle and Mrs, ( EaVl Hanselman, guests, were given a pink and blue shower by the group. f ssir 42^ «*' «»». B .». A.V.X. UUUJ aflerhBbnt FeD* t-uary I0 f with a gbo'd attefldahCe. iftef the bosfhesfif tftgfetlrfa ,'tH§ ie^hObrt W«* .IpgAtU sfli*llf, he birthday oi> Mts.V fd AWdfef ^ ri, rnemb'ef'of, {he-'Cluti^t wK9 sefVed.a'ftd shf* fe^eiVetf-ftlglft.' , obsefVed.a'ftd . Lunch was '^eYVed byvfltei host* ,ess. \vlil )5tr .with Mm Holmes on Tuesday, MftVeft fl/. .Mrs. Albert Mfte'fde'fj . ihll* df-en Jahctl6 a«d Merlin' went' to Slat6r, where shfc sp'Sht' seVefa] dkys visiting at the ridme" df' v her brothef-in-law . and, , sister 1 , Mr, and Mrs. Elmer Richardson "" family. . * , ^ i \ Mr, arid MS®. Effifest S and daughter Alice of. Lake w>Te Sufld^y guests at the df their sort-ih-lSw and te'f, Mr. and Mrs, genneth ettson. 1 The SorensOfti^took Alifit vSwanson to Woolstock Sunday everting, where she is a teacher in the school there ( Mr. and Mrs. -Karl Gates, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Wigan of Fort Dodge visited Tuesday at the" home of the ladies' parents, (Mr, and Mrs. Mike Bagc and their brother and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bage. No Waiting!! ' . 9 DELI V From Our New Shipment of R'E c . u.s. P A'T . OFF. First Come - - First Served! All the Very Latest Refrigerator Features! °~ fROZEN STCfRA'GE COMPARTMENT s • dUICK RELEASE ICE TRAYS • C6Lb STORAGE MEATS • MAIN STORAGE COMPARTMENT • VEGETABLE BIN' t • GARDEN FRESH CRISPER . • CU, FT. REFRIGERATED SPACE • GLEAMING OUTSIDE FINISH While Present Stock Lasts! a»W visited relatives ift iites" Saturday, MM. Saft'« Vlsifid .with he? slater Mrs, 1 ' ' ' ' v f& tt CKerfl iri An- kbnv" '< <''"•'*» M>s,''EWfna Jtijst'au 4 ' arid'' dflltgfc ter Gttttf, aftd, her r dactghter*itti WW ..Mrs.J-Se'firi'eth . Ristau , grid three- children of Nora\ Springs \tfer'e;j?ecetitf visitors; at the .Home rf-Mf. and Mrs^H, D. ftistali They also visited at the homes of Mr§», MfcfcyMeyM Mrs. Wll- Tiede. Bftd- {ofidat It her earehts. Mr, W, CimlSft LHtiftf ' Jjlafift JNevuiCi'wnov'Bpeiii wvy tiSsl Week hSfe'witH h^r* gfand- -"- *tS, rettlrTled ttf hef hfifrie,, L »i He'f Mother 1 , * t Mr, affd^Mrs, Clayton-fatfbrt haVe cohfcfuded their, vlsii here With MrB, Patldft's l5r°8tnef W,il* lirim Murray >M Sistfet Anna MUffay' afid \left" tot Minneapolis', Where they, will rrtako, thelf/, rtewe with a daughter, Whb has, a 1 Beauty shop therte, The'Pat- tdhs Had been llVirig nfear Alexj- ahdfia, Mtnn,, where they Had* token living on a farm,. NO, 87 0* ^ , - , Presenting The FaKm^rs-of Ko«uth Courtty; :* - » ic arman This is the first time we have drawn a' Kos- sUth fdrmer's picti/re in.a restai/rcirit, over a couple of cups'of coffee—but Vic Gorman was hard to run 'dowri Idst week', dnd when we found him in ttfwri, we sat right dowri and had a sketching Bee over " the coffee cupsJ'" ^ v , ! "W •<-.- x • '» ! The Vic Garriiari' farm" is located five miles north of Algeria on 1691 It is actually two farms V-dhe he purchased when, he first came to Kossuth from Britt £f years'ago, and the second he bought jus) recently 0 . He farms a' total of 280 acres. Vic", w'ds'bbrn a half rtlilfe" south of Wesley and farmed near Britt for some 16 years. Twenty year's* ago' he married the former Edna Lovstad of Burt, and the Garmans have six children. They are': Richard, 19, farming with his dad; James, 16J a senior, in'high 1 school; Kenneth", 14; dl- so in high school, June Marie, 7 1 ; and Nfancy 1 Ann, .'Sf; Vic'tells' us tHdt"Nancy 1 Ann is the live wire of the bunch arid "pretty nearly always'full of mischief. '•A'ast but not least there'is Edward, three years old, " who also k'eeps the family* humping;, ;" Mr.'Garnian had aveVage corn, he says, this past year, arid oats and beans that were just fair. A'lo't of his" acreage was drowned out in the 1947 rain floods. Vic feeds 15 head of cattle, milks 15 cows, raises 120'hogs and has about 500 chickens . on the place'.. < '' AX for hobbies, Vic says' he likes to listen to "Mr. District Attorney" oni the radio, and likes to combine good* hdid W^rk with a big black' cigar, He feels that 1948 will be 1 a good year, that farm expenses'will very likely be higher, but that we have to expect' it. As regords prices, Mr. Gorman th'inks they .will aet lower, but Will rise again in the summer when farm products are scdrce. t iii' a Mwre - ynder the mattres'r ..,,,. jf t * *- if let ys safeQvcfrd ycjur yajugbjes in 9' &jm$t& Wtfire yfcy'l &vTwtwl te find tbtrm ' ,-,":i 'r\4 ,

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