The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 23, 1948 · Page 16
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 16

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 23, 1948
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Upper Dei Mdfrtl* Tuesday, March 23, 1946 Smith Named As Fenton Bank Manager Fpnton—J. Wallace £mith lias en thosen manager of the Fenlon office of the First Trust and Savings Bank of Fenton. He suc- Cpeds to this position which was Made vacant by the sudden death W hk father J. A. G. Smith at Fenton, March 7. Wallace was assistant to his father in the Fenton bank until January^ 1941, when he took a clerical job with the Central Na• tional Bank and Trust Company in Des Moines. From Des Moines he went to the Hamilton National Bank in Washington, D. C., where he worked as a bookkeeper until he enlisted in the U. S. navy. Serving as a naval aviator he piloted twin engine patrol bombers. .Following Iris discharge froip the nav.V he accepted a position With the Klamath Falls branch of the United States National Bank of Klamath Falls, Oregon. For the past year he has been with the LaJolla, Calif., branch of the Security Trust and Savings Bank which latter position he has re-, signed to become manager of1.he Fenton bank. Mr. Smith and his wife. Gladys, have already found living quarters in Fenton and he will betjin his work as manager of the bank on. March 22. Both Mr. and Mrs. Smith arc well acquainted in this ai;ea and their many friends will Welcome their decision to return to Iowa and to Fenton. Silver Wedding .Mr. and Mrs. Frank McFall observed their silver wedding an- nifersary Sunday, March 14, by entertaining their friends and relatives at open house in the afternoon. Their daughters. Mrs. Wendell Rusch and Janet, acted as hostesses. In the evening the hostesses assisted by Mrs. John Tieman and Wendei Rusch, served a buffet super to their immediate relatives and a few friends. Silver candies and a three-tier wedding cake formed the setting for the'dmin^ room table. Sprin» flowers derogated the living room. The couple were recipients of many lovely gifts and cards. Tuesday evening with a good attendance. . . Louis Reilley, the chairman, spoke of hog diseases. Pictures were shown of feeding and daring for baby chicks. Mrs. Milton Madison led group singing. Mrs. Harold Schlei .read an article on spraying with 2, 4-D, and Willard Menz for corn growers to raise' a hybred corn resistant to corn borers and 2, 4-D. Owen Hurt of Algona spoke of weed spray and fertilizers. Mrs. Ed Schlei, Mrs. Elmer Wcisbrod, Mrs. Hugh Carney and Mrs. Kenneth Bellinger served lunch. U-DeaLEm Club The U-Deal-Em Bridge club met on Tuesday evening at the lome of Mrs. Clarence Wegener. ?ive tables were in play. Mrs. ^aul Eigler won high score and VTrs. Everett Dreycr second high. •, For the guests Mrs. E. K. Johnson von high and Mrs. Arlo Ranney second high. Guests were Mesdames Emma Reimers, Nettie Yager, Dorothy Ranney, Minnie Speth, Ella Newel, Esther Frank, Esther Johnson, Hazel Priebe, and Ida Yager. Parents Of A Son Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Merrill Jr. are the parents of a 7 lb. son born Friday morning, March 19, at the Holy Family hospital at Estherville. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Bailev and Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Merrill are the grandparents. Mrs. Ida Yager of Fenton is a great grandmother. Comunity-Club Meets The Fenton Communilv club held its regular meeting Monday evening, March 15. J. Wallace Smith was a guest. A committee was appointed to take .charge of a program in promoting'the business activities in Fenton for the coming summer. Those on the committee are Dr. Jolleyj Ray Priebe. Paul Eigler and 'Wilfred Stoeber. Wolfe, attendants at their wedding 25 years ago, Mr. and Mrs John Men-/.. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Menz and Loren, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Menz and sons, John Tieman and Terry, Otto Voigt of Taopi, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Widdel. Legion Auxiliary Parly The Auxiliary members enter~- tained the Legion members and their wives at a party last Monday evening at the gymnasium honoring the 30th anniversary ot the establishment of the American Legion. The evening was spent playing 500. Mrs. George Jentz won high score for the Jadies and Mrs. Raymond Theesfield low. John Waite won high score for the men and Dale Weisbrod low. Mrs. Lyle Newel won the draw prize. At the close of the evening lunch was served. A large birthday cake, baked by Mrs. S. E. Straley, was presented to the Le- fiion by the Auxiliary president, Mrs. Rex Wolfe. Mrs. Hans Baago gave a reading on the history of the American Legion, both the national and local organization. Named As Directors I John Munch and Gerhard Han- I telman wore elected directors of the Fenton Independent school district, Monday, March 8. A large number of voters turned out at the school election. Mr. Munch was elected to succeed himself and Mr. Hantelman to succeed Harry Widdel. The board members held their reorganization meeting Monday evening March 15. Otto Borchardt was re- elctecl president. The new board members were sworn in at this meeting. Fenton Forwards Meet The Fenton Forwards met Saturday with Marilyn Weisbrod. There were seven members present. Also their leader, Mrs. Will Weisbrod, assistant leader, Mrs. Gerhard Hantelman, and guest Mrs. William DcWall. The hostess served her lunch at a table decorated in keeping with St. Patrick's day. Farm Bureau Meeting The Fenton township Farm Bureau met in the Ed Schlei home Entertain Grandmother Sharon and Judy Eigler, daughters of the Paul Eiglers, may be only ten and six years old but they do their own entertaining. On Sunday evening they entertained their grandmother, Mrs. Retta Eigler at a steak dinner at their home. Following the dinner the little hostesses took their guest to the rnovie "Abie's Irish Rose". New Maytag Range ^ Above is tlie new MAYTAG DUTCH OVKN gas range, 1 this year to the Maj lag line of home appliances. Oilier , . . .. icts of Jhe company include washers, irouers and home freezers, JUKW Authorized ALOiO.NA, IA. ', Maytag, Norge, Coleman Dealer •'?! / , •'.•''':' ,'"# v v^U; p;^ ?<;<i^-C^^ "' '* - '• v v- . - M&#! '• "" ; ^ '• w ';' -% W * , , ^ *'.'.,•• ^ • e Are in th $$$..'; > :W ' $«&!», S$I§F '* ' i "''''" '''-if I* icture! J f We Have Already Anticipated the * • • '. .* ' ."'*' •• ', Coming Home*Building in Algona AS WELL AS THE SPRING RE-DECORATING AND RE-FURNISHING SEASON FOR HOMES ALREADY BUILT, AND FOR OUR GOOD FARM FRIENDS OF KOSSUTH COUNTY 2000 Additional Square Fe^t of Showroom Space ESTABLISHED 1925 \ OurNewi Square Foot Basement Showroom Adds Additional " ' > - " . V Homefurnishings Display Space To Our Entire Store! A BRAND-NEW BASEMENT SHOWROOM ALBJUSTROM'S- ;now open. Filled wifh quality homefurnishings and home needs from the country's best-known manufacturers! It's bright and inviting in this new showroom, too—decorated in spring-like light colors that set off new merchandise to best advantage, These extra 2,000 square feet of space make extra display room[throughout the entire store, dlso, afford- you an opportunity to inspect and select furniture leisurely cind carefully. CQMS IN THIS WEEK and visit us-Bjustrom's has been getting in the merchandise and it is here for you, to look at! 4 | A Word About Our Terms Many are the families whp hove fyrnjshed their homes pn EASY TERMS. It is a very cpnvenient wny f« haye whot yo« need, and pay for it over « period of time, without hurting yowr budget. Take advantage of th| 5 way of bwyiog furniture, Ask us for ijefnils-we will cheerfully gjye them. ' ' ' ' a P K Visit r«' jy ' V- \f • i J; v< \< tf •' v< M ',«• v< : V* 1(0

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