The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 24, 1948 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 24, 1948
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0-Algonfl Upper Pat MolnM . fueiday, Eabfuary 24, 1948 J.LVauxOf Swea City Is Dead, Aged 80 Swea Cily — J. L. Vaux, 80 Well knovyn retired farmer and realtor, died Friday evening at the Holv Family hospital, Esther- Ville, Death was, caused by Jailing heart. He had been a patient in the hospital for about three weeks, after breaking his hip in a fall down basement steps. Mr. Vaux was born in Ontario Canada, in 1868. Two years later he came to Iowa with his parents, settling in the Iowa Falls vicinity, where he lived until his marriage in his early twenties to Meta Fulte at Hampton. The couple farmed for a short period in Harclin and Franklin counties, then bought a farm 5'/2 miles north of Swea City, where they moved in 1895. About 36 years ago they built a house in Swea City, where they lived an active 'life. Mr. Vaux in his younger days was prominent in local affairs, rsrv- jng on the city council and as justicc-of-the-peace for 30 years. His wife preceded him in death in 1925. In 1926 he again married. Alida Timmerman of Hampton becoming his wife. She survives him. as well as four sons, Clinton and Harvey of Mt. Vernon. Washington, and Ted and James Kirkland, Washington. Mr. Vaux was a member of the Odd Fellows lodge, and a member of the Methodist church. Funeral services were held Tuesday (today) at 2 o. m. at the Swea City Methodist church, with Rev. S. H. Hammer in charge. WEATHER Date Feb. 17 ^ 53 Feb. 18' ;__S3 Feb. 19 _. 45 Feb. 20 i 21 Feb. 21 _„_ 30 Feb. 22 31 Feb. 23 ... 40 High Low r f Esther Wehel Bride Here Sunday Of Lolls Creek—The marriage of Miss Esther Wetzell. picturdd here, daughter of Mrs. Lydia Wetzel of here, to Elmer, son of Mrs. Academy Student Orators Compete Five students from St. Cecelia's Academy will compete this evening (Tuesday) at 7:30 o'clock in the school in the American Legion oratorical contest. The winner will be entered in the district contest at Fort Dodge sometime the fore part of next month. Medals for first, second and third place will bo awarded. Mrs. Harold Lampright will act as chairman, and judges will be J. D. Lowe, Mrs. W. W. Sullivan and R. B. Waller. Contestants are Wanda Sherman, a senior, and, Joan Hoffman, Patricia Reding, Shirley Lieurance and Paul Thilges, ail juniors. ALGONA NEWSPAPERS GIVE GREATER COVERAGE OVER 4,000 CIRCULATION Let Your Dinner Table Sparkle With The Richness of "Community Plate" Coronation PATTERN 52-Pc. Service for Eight 50975 Glowing and silvery on your snowy-while damask lable- cloth! Yes, the Coronation pal- lern will add immeasurably to any lable selling. Complele service for 8, with handsome tarnish-proof lined chest included. Grig, Rogers Silverplate 51-Pc, Service for Eight $3450 Velvet-lined tarnish proof Chest Included. GIFTS - WATCHES WATCM REPAIR Early Resident Dies In Dakota Wofd of the death of an early- day resident of Algona, August Lichteig, was received here by relatives, last week. Mr. Lich- teig died in a hospital at Grand Forks, N. D. He had been a resident of East Grand Forks for 44 years. He was a brother-in-law of Henry Aman, his wife having been the former Josephine Aman of Algona. His wife and four sons survive, and he has a sister, Mrs. John Loevig^of Wesley. Is Recuperating Following her recent attack of pneumonia, Mrs. Inez Wolfe, star reporter for the Algona newspapers, was able to drive clown town Monday for a short office visit. She is still weak, and il will be a week or so before she resumes work. City Librarian Beth Annis reports that the new book entitled "We Called it Culture," is now n the library. This is the book sn the now defunct oldtimc towa chautauqua which was recently reviewed editorially at some length in one of the Algona Newspapers. Louisa Peter of Algona took place Sunday afternoon at 1:30 at the Trinity Lutheran church, Algona, with Rev. L. H. Loesch officiating at the double ring ceremony. Mr. W. A. Behnke of Fairmont, Minn., cousin of the groom played nuptial music before the cere- riony and also played Lohengrin Wedding March. , The bride who was gownaa in white satin dress with long train with inserts of lace and long sleeves pointed at the wrist and sweet-heart neckline and shirred Jodic'e. Her fingertip veil was icld in place by a coronet of orange blossoms, She carried an arm bouquet of white cala lilies, J Lavon Geilehfeldt, Clear Lake, cousin of the bride was maid of honor. She wore' a light v blue chiffon gown and carried art arm bouquet of,yellow jouqttills and beach streamers. Velda Peter, Burt, niece of the groom, wore a pink chiffon gow'n and carried an arm bouquet of pink carna tions and blud streamers, Mary Olson of Thor, and Linda Peter of LuVerne nieces of the groom acted as flower girls. The groom was attended b'y his brother Harold Peter of'-Algona and the brides brother Waltei Wctzel. The groom and best men wore dark suits and white ca'rna- tion bouttcniors..Reinhard Wetzel, brother of the bride ahd Albert Pe^er LuVerne, brother of the groom were ushers. Phyllis Kain of Algona who wore a blue taffeta gown Sang "Oh'Perfect Love" accompanied by Mrs. L. H. Loesch at the organ. The bride's mother wore a black dress and a corsage of a gardenia encircled with sweet peas. The groom's mother wore a navy blue, dress also a gardenia corsage and sweet peas.' A reception was held at the l iome of the bride's mother with about 90 guests attending. A ,hrce tiered wedding cake hak°d ay the bride's aunt Mrs. Martha Geilenfeldt, Clear Lake, and decorated in the bride's colors, pink, :>lue and yellovy and topped witn n miniature bride and groom. Table waitresses were Mesdames Omar McMahon, Clarence Cooke, Ervin Wetzel"'and "Rein-hard Wetzel. , : The bride has been employed at the Elk Cleaners the past year. The groom served four years m World War II. For the last , j." » fr'i'»>'y, y'ijS*»v.; ' ;•:''-"?<.,':"':.' "•'';-' •' Iw6 years ,he f hai been near Luverne.* The newly wedS lcfl;6« a "snorf wadding trip. After Mafch 1, they will fafnv'feasi of LliVefni. Guests from ft distaflee' weffi Mf, and Mrs. Henry Wetzel atid Okie of Austin Mihh.y Mr, and Mfs. W. A. Behnke bf Fatftnont, Minn., Mr. and Mrs\Joe- OlsoB of Thor,. or .... OF ALGONA EtfdA1.___. DRAINAGE CO.* .. NOTICE IS HEREBY that there has been incorporated under and by Virtue af the pro-' visions of Chapter 491 6f the 1946 Code of Iowa and acts amendatory thereto a corporation for pecuniary profit, l.,The name of the corporation is Algona Excavating and Drainage Co., Inc.. and Its , principal place of business is m the city of Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa.-. 2. The general nature of the business is to excavate and drain land and to execute contracts and to receive assignment of contracts therefore and to manufacture and furnish materials and supplies connected therewith. 3. The amount of authorized capital slock of this corporation $17,500.00, to be divided into shares of common stock having a oar value of $100.00 each, to be ifld, sold and paid for at such :mie and in such manner as the Doard of directors may from time ;o time determine. Payment therefore may be in cash or in jroperty to be approved by the Executive Council, as by law pro- . • 4. :The .corporate, existence of his corporation -shall commence oh .of the issuance of the certificate of' the Secretary of The State' of Iowa and shall the expiration of twen- y years from said date, but the )eriod of its existence may be re- 1 nevved from-time-to'time as provided by the laws bf the State v, ,> IT & ,. * JV'-fc-fir • «V^-V . •> * jKJ sTJ 1 ' ** $v-" *3\r s ••: .£i %;- -W.3-''^lT)f** f 5,v« ^•;<v\iC-?;f^^/|f •' ' ''" '' r J - ' '*' "'' *4"* f \"l ' » i ' bf te*ft,«f his flt . df f°ft 7^/ Fabulous, beautiful, wonderous fabrics; we can't describe them—you'll have to see the miracle wrought by peacetime looms! Prints,you'll gather into your arms like bouquets. Coatings and suitings in colors that make your heart sing. Textures that coax your fingers to new heights of nchievement. You can't wait to start your scissors snipping and make your needle fly. American women voted home sev/ing their No. 1 hobby, and no wonder. It's the best p'enny-stretch- ing exercise we know, and creative accomplishment plays its own sweet music as you sew! <??> 1» t X*i ^^^| fe, ^ .4" 'L jM^i >J-7 When silhouettes change, so do notions. We have what you will be needing. During National Sew and Save Week, visit us where you will be able to obtain everything you want for every stitch. & e ^ ' '' ' 0f course yog can make-the new ^L The y' re d 'Werent looking, qpHIVW*- but not difficuH! Many of the ex- jTtrenie fashipns are actually epsy j"to make, the pieces fqll together no nicely. YPU'|| enjoy selecting i.frpm our complete range ef ITERICK, MC^AU, emd* SIMPUCITY [Patterns. .shall '•be,, v^stea in • &' 6f tt6tl6§s than twd ' Ihfirt folif difectd^S t& be at. the.aniitlal meeting 6f stocKhold^rs to B<f held At the firlncipal foldee of buslhess 6h,the last Monday of April of each yeaf , commencing 1ft 1948, said directors to hold office Until their sU«- tiessors' ar«i elected afid have qualified. The officers of said ab'f * ------ ...... ... , n A.e. ...jn.. _^_ j _ B _, .. , ,, J jM « llFj| ^..«.*t-*v..... i. 1{£ iUl. 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