The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 16, 1948 · Page 10
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 16, 1948
Page 10
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iorth Kossuih Towns Hit By Power Failure Tuesday, March 16, Lakota—- About 80 towns in this area, wore plunged into darkness March 5th when an oil switch explosion injured one man seriously and threw the Interstate P6wer Company plant at Albert Lea out of service and the blackout lasted an hour in many towns. Oil Firm's Dinner The Citizens Service Oil Company served their annual dinner at Luther hall in Swea City last week Monday noon and among those present from Lakota were Messrs, and Mesdames Walter Sachs, C. J. Rippentrop, Henry Lange, Jerry Heetland, Ted Wallentine and O. J. Rippentrop and son Joe, George Ennen, Ronald Heetland, George Heetland, Frank Lewis, C. A. Gutknecht, and Melvin Ukena. Team In Close Game The Lakota 4-H boys', basketball team played Lone Rock on the Lone Rock floor last week Tuesday night but lost by one point, 22-23. Playing for Lakota were Don Winter. Morris Wortman, Gerald Gordon, Allan Edwards and Tommy Govern. These boys had never played a game together before and come from four different schools namely Lakota, Ledyarcl, Bancroft and Buffalo Center. Mrs. Schissel Hostess Mrs. A. C. Schissel entertained 8 little girls Sunday, March 7 in honor'of her little daughter Sue's 6th birthday. The guests were Judy Ukena, Linda Spear, Rita Kay Weringa. Velma Meyer, Ilona Hertzke, Janice Thompson and Sherry Lou Anedrson. The girls played games and Sue opened her gifts after which Mrs. Schissel assisted by Mrs. H. D. Mussman serevcl supper to the lot. tie girls at a table decorated in yellow and white with the birthday cake, decorated in the same colors, as a centerpiece and a flock of yellow marshmallow chickens surrounding the cake on the table. Twenty multi-colored balloons floated from strings tied to the chandelier making a beautiful setting for the feast. Beside pleasant memories of the happy event each guest carried home two balloons and several candy chickens. choir, and 1 Mrs. Mussman, choir leader, were special guests. Move % Wisconsin Mr. and Mrs, Gust Koppe*n are in West Prairie, Wis., caring {or business connected with"- their farm. The Clifford Knutsons left last week for the same place where they will live on the Kop pen farnl the coming year. Their household goods were moved by truck. Mrs. Knutson is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.' Koppen. Emma Gutknecht drove to Melvin, Iowa, last week Monday anci spent .last'-week visiting with Mr and Mrs. Burdette Hoeppner. * Andrew Jansen was confined to his home last week with pleurisy and not able to attend work at the Ukena implement shop. W. J. Leslie, local postmaster, attended the Jackson day dinner :>t Des Moines March 7, going by bus Friday and returning Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Vcrle Elwoocl are lew employees in Vera's coffee shop. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Beemer came home last week, from Cape Girardeau, Mo., where they have been attending coltege for several months. Bob will continue his work of well drilling with his father Guy Beemer. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Furst were last week Sunday dinner guests at the Henry Fursts. Bill Kienity recently recovered from an attack of pneumonia and Mrsj Kienitz was suffering with' the same disease last week. Mrs. Arlis Nurre of Algona spent several days recently at her parents home here visiting her mother Mrs. George Heetland, who is ill with a throat infection. SEXTON Girls' Social Meeting Eight girls of the Methodist S. and S. (singing and sewing) society met at the Harry; Mussrnaji home Friday evening, March 5 for their monthly social meeting. Lavon Barrett had charge of games and Janice Hagge was hostess and served lunch. Mrs. Virgil Barrett, pianist for the THE Macalbee£ Legal Reserve Insurance Society 70-Ye»rs $27.),()00,000 Insurance in Force Educational Plans for Children Life-Health-And-Accident For Men and Woman Also Retirement Plans B. R. McAllister District Manager ALGONA, IOWA Mr. and Mrs. Roland Bode and little daughter Susan Marie who have been living' in Cheyenne,, Wyoming, has returned hei'e to make their home ' on a farm northwest of town where he will assist his father with the farm work. Mrs. W. C. Taylor, Algona, visited Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Sarah Wise. Fred Jennings suffered a painful accident Saturday afternoon a week ago when he tripped and fell spraining his foot. Mrs. Leo Steven will be hostess to the Sexton W. S. C. S. at her home west of town next Thursday, March 18. A number of Sexton folks attended the basketball game at Mason City Tuesday evening between Algona and Forest City. Mack Wise and sons, Frank and Lloyd, Mason City, Strother Wise and son Strother Eldon of St. Ansgar and another son G. B. 'and the latter's wife of Mason City visited at the home of their mother and grandmother Mrs. Sarah Wise Tuesday, and the men folks drove to Fort Dodge to see their sister and aunt Mrs. Drusie Noble who is a patient in the Lutheran hospital. George Olsen spent the past weekend at Iowa City where he visited with his daughter and family Mr. and Mrs. Ray Thomas. Mrs. William Hammond, northeast of town, returned home from the General hospital Friday where she had undegone surgery there several weeks before. "'- '-" 1 *'>* 100 Years J. P. Martin of Sutherland received recently a birthday present of a box of cigars, which had been made up especially for him by a nationally known cigar company as a present from the Sutherland Legion post. Mr. Martin was 100 years old last month; his birthday present, made especially for him, was a few weeks late in arriving. 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