The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 24, 1948 · Page 17
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 17

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 24, 1948
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ka Mourns Passing Of Two Aged Residents LU ._ ., vj . & .. ,.\ r ••• j of two - ifienka i* being mourflfed in ( , 'rites f of Mrs, Mite f>. Mill- * £Zr" • v k" "" w ' •*•*•'J euii* ik Rettwieh oh Saturday, at the age, of 8?. \ tettwieh Was borri in Gfer- .NOV,' 12, f860. He,,be6ame ier of the Lutheran church -ither with his parents dnd Her, Lucy, ,he came to m ih 1882, and the family Briefly in Illinois before to Tltphka, There,they charter'members of the Suel Lutheran church. I 30, 1896, he was-united in ige to, Lena Frartzen, and lived on .a farm 1ft miles Of the church Until 1914, Jie and his wife retired to lea. Mrs. Jtettwich preceded .usband in death.- |e'relatives mourning his «x~,v" < i« a * 6 ' an a s ed auht of Mift6iik. 111., a sister-ih-law, Mrs. Hehry Franzen, Sr,, anei -other felfttives and, friends in this vicinity, i L * * * Mrs. Miller died Feb. 11 at the hbrrte of her son, Walter Miller. She Was 89 years old. ' Bom 'in Pennsylvania, Mrs, Miller'came Nov. 29, 1877, she ma became- the bride of Mr. Miller and the family lived in South Dakota ' and PoeahontaS, until more recent years. Mr. and Mrs. Miller observed their 70th'wedding anniversary, Nov, 30, 1947. ' Mburning her departure are her husband, two sons, Walter of Titonka, and Cbrnelius of Vincennes, Ind., a daughter Estella (Mrs. o. K. Coil) of Pocahontas, a brother, two sisters, and other more distant relatives. -' Movies Of Fd Expedition •Wesf Bend hdndr'ed fifty-two' signed attendance record at the 9th IBend Adult Evening School rt, 'Over 50 other chairs Were With 'visitors that did not |the attendance record. West - Bend Commercial am cooperation with the : Evening School secured Lt. Wm. L, Muenster to _t this meeting on his trip fte south pole,in the last Ad[1 Byrd expedition, sponsored Ithe U. ,S. military service. |er Muenster gave a most in|ting talk land showed 1,000 >ther Load of Norton's il on Its Way! feet of colored film, that he pei- sonally photographed. Father Muenster was the first clergyman to visit the Antartic and held worship for all denominations on this expedition. Mrs. Claiborne, local music instructor, presented the-girls' sextet and they sang some clever numbers during the meeting, Several colored/movies oh farm machinery were .shown by E. J. Mabon, voc. ag. instructor. These movies showed many new types of farm machines, methods ofire-i pair and adjustment. Some were diagramatic pictures • of machinery adjustment. Many questions on farm -machinery were asked near the close of this meeting. It was announced that the next and last night, school meeting would- be on welding, Monday ovofting, M. 23. The ayeragte signed attendance before this night school session was 90. The signed attendance hdw- Stands at 108 for the ^first ninfe meettfigs. Lasf year's state average was 30 in Iowa vbc. ag. departments. A" great share of this attendance is credited to the whole^ hearted cooperation of the county and town people of this community 'in aiding in general, with the programs. f -ra . i i • . . . _, Swea City Couple Observed Golden Wedding, Feb. 20 «,-",— C'ty—Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Jeffries passed their Soth wedding anniversary, Feb. 20. The day was spent quietly at lome. In the evening the couple, together with their daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Emery and family, were guests-at the L. E. Hansen lome. Nli-s. Hansen is also a daughter. , ' Mr. and Mrs. Jeffries were married at Exira, Iowa, Feb. 20, .898. They farmed for the greater part of their married life, living at Exira, Redfield, Plover, and or the past 15 or 16 years, they lave lived at Swea City. They are the parents of four Children, Mrs. Leslie Hansen (Gladys); Mrs. Kenneth Emery (Margaret); both Swea City. A son George Jeffries in California, and a daughter Mrs. Frank Lilly, (Kathryn) Columbus, Ohio. Weds in Michigan [Elaine, daughter'01 Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Kluger, and Peter H. Steffens of Michigan were mar-' ned Feb. 14 at Pawpaw, Mich the ceremony taking place in th firsj Methodist church. The bride was attired in a bin chiffon dress and carried a whit prayer book. Her attendant wa Jane Steffens, sister of the bride groom. She wore a pink dres and carried a bouquet of pinh largspur.- The bridegroom's at tendant was his brother Joe. Mrs. .Steffens, a former Swea -ity girl, was graduated from the Swea City high school. Of late she and her husband have botl peen employed by a welding irm m Lawrence, Mich. A reception for the newlyweds was held at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Blesser near Lawrence,' Mich. A reception for the newlyweds was held at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Blesser near Lawrence, Mich. Attending the wedding were her parents, the Curtis^ Klugers Diabetes Palient , Little Kay Emory, 9, • is'. at Iowa -City University hospital for treatment,for diabetes. It .is expected she will be ther.e aTmonth, -She—had*"been~'appafenay~*j\tfe:ii' LuVerne—A wedding of intef-' est has been revealed here. Sat'- urda, Feb. 14, at the Little Bi-own church at Nashua, Iowa, the Rev. F. L. Hanscom united in marriage Halhe Asa of Algona and Gordon Davidson, son of Mr. and 'Mrs, Ralph Davidson of LuVerrte, They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Asa of Sexton, Following the ceremony the wedding party went to Waterloo where a dinner Was served by Mr. and Mrs. Rea Hutchinson, parents of Mrs. Fred Asa, a,t which twenty-five guests were present. Valentine motifs were used in the decorations. The wedding party then spent the ev- Wedding ening at the Hippodrome in Waterloo where the Ice Follies were showing. ..%?; Davidson is a graduate of the Mt. Erie, 111., high school and has, been living with her brothers near Algona. The groohi graduated from the LuVerhe high school class of 1936. He served four years in the army in the recent war, with 3 "years Spent overseas. The young couple left Monday lor a two weeks honeymoon tup to parts of Indiana and Hlinois. * «? Wil1 be at home on the faim of-Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Davidson Where Gordon lh assisting his father with the farming. The annual sophomore tea recognizes the achievements of women who'maintained an average of "B" or above during their freshman year in the Division of Home Economics. Sara, is f majoring in Applied Art, until about a week previous to going to the -hospital. She is' the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Emory and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Jeffries. Ruth Mortensen, 12 Ruth Mortensen celebrated her 12th birthday Wednesday, Feb. 18, with a party after school. Guests were her schoolmates, Sedell Hammer, Lavonna Lunn, Marlys Johnson, Carolyn Swanson, Betty Bill, Gloria Evans; also-her teacher, Miss Skogard. The evening was spent at games and many nice gifts were received. Supper included a birthday cake and was served by her mother and her sister Ida Mae. War Hero Buried r ' Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Corwin and son Louis drove to Minneap- olis, Friday the 13th, to attend last rites for their son T-5 Wm p. Corwin, war hero, who was buried with full military honors at Fort Sneliing, Wm. was killed at St. Lo, France, July 12, 1944, at the ago of 21, He served with the 29th division, 175th infantry, in the medical corps. His body arrived at Fort Sneliing February 13. / Sara Salisbury Honored At Tea Ames—Sara SalisUry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Salisbury of Algona, was one of 22 sophomore honor students in the Division of Home 'Economics, entertained at tea by Gamma chapter of Omicron Nu, scholastic honorary, this week at Iowa State college. - .< vy^w. (-,>!< yur new Sptin^look Bride Honored At Lofts Creek LuVerne — Mrs. Albert Peters attended a shower at the Lotts^ February .24, 1946 Algona Upper bes Creek parochial Schdol rooms Sunday afternoon, Feb. 15, in honor of Esther Wetzel, daughter of Mrs. Lydia Wetzel. The afternoon's entertainment was playing 500. Miss Wetzel then opened her many lovely gifts, after which a lunch was served. Miss Wetzel ana Elmer Peters were married at the Lutheran church in Algona Sunday, Feb. 22, They will make their home in the tenant house on the farm of Mr. and Mrs. where they will , „„- - P , IIW . The Floyd Kuehast, fa&ily': lived there several yeafs. Boys A New Bull Edward Blartchard of Lofie' ? Rock recently purchased r refill'-' tered Brown Swiss bill! froln A1K lie E.^Meyer, Swea City,'"a6cbra»" < ing to Fred S. Itdse,' secretary e the Brown Swiss Cattle B) *'" ers as"sociation, Belbit Wis. bee the Complete Stock or sj Now at Gfmbulance and ^Funeral Service. \ No man is to bjame for his features; it's his^ expression for which he,is responsible. e wtli shoes V&P& : . • , N ""a«|M^cjn'VOGUE ' ,,'"'''' • —f j i -: ," v »- , , • T, „ J • ' ' jf ••V, ' ALGONA ELECTRIC New Home Fixtures for All Rooms New Commercial Fixtures New Industrial Fixtures New Fluorescent Fixtures A New Electrical Store and New Electrical Fixtures! Yes, our recently opened store now has on display for you scores of the very latest light fixtures from our best manufacturers. Displayed for your easy and pleasant selection. Whatever s you have in mind for new light fixtures—for home or business—it will pay you to, visit Algona Electric before you buy. Algona Electric "Electrical .Work of All Kinds" -5! -New, Location;') . ' / \ ' i- > . store on-.South l)odge Across Eroui Lcjrioii Hall SKEIGAS : <c«e fyowt rTQtKC" QUALITY is the keystone of Skelgas. Rigid standards assure you of the best your money can buy v at all times. UNIFORMITY is particularly important in home gas service. It means, your appliances require less attention, give more 'dependable service!, CONTROL .makes quality and uniformity, Skelgas controls its. own gas wells and' its own 'laboratories. The same men working with the same equipment, using the same standards'govern, the entire production. PIRECT^TO-YOU means your supply of Skelgas comes direct from the plant through Skelgas' own authorized dealers. It is never j handled any other way. 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