The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 29, 1943 · Page 9
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Tfre Aigona tTppef Pea Mdia^a, Iowa, April 29,1943 ONION SOLDIER BRIDE GIVEN POST NUPTIAL SHOWER Union—A post ftuptlal surprise shower was tendered Mrs/ George McVay at the home of her paferitt, Mr. and Mrs. 'Floyd Gardner, Monday evening, Forty-five ladl,es at* tended. Guessing games were enjoyed with Mrs. Floyd Bode, Mrs. Ronald Gardner and Mrs. Louis Bode emerging the winners. Recipes were then written for the bride. Ida Mae Gardner became the •bride of George McVay at Evans- tort, Wyo., June 17, • 1942. Accompanying them as Witnesses were Verle Hegarty and Katherine Shlp- ler of Aigona. , (George, son of Mr. and Mrs. John McVay of Aigona, was ft faithful employee .In the Ford garage In Aigona, later going to defense work at South Salt Lake City, Utah, where the McVay's resided until last November. He was Inducted Into tile army Jan. 4, 1943. Pvt. McVay'was stationed with the ordnance department at Pomona, Calif,, until last week, when he was transferred to Camp Bowie, Brownwood, Texas. His wife left Thursday evening by -train to join him during his stay there. Hostesses for the shower tendered Mrs. McVay were: Mrs. Wm. Fitzgerald, Mrs. EdW; Hopkins, Mrs. Qrville Gardner, Mrs. F. R. •Hunt, Mrs.i Chas. Reaper, Mrs. Garel Leek, and Berdyne Hunt. Out-of-town guests were Mrs. Alice Anderson, Mrs. F. R. Hunt and Mrs. Dan McGee, all of Bancroft. Joe and Will Rlcker, Mrs. Lorna Hohensteln and the Arthur Crulck- shank family were Easter dinner guests at the John McNeil home. iPvt. Harold Campney, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Campney, has been transferred from Camp Gordon, Ga., to Camp Dix, N. J., about two weeks ago. Prior to that he was stationed at Camp Welters, Texas. Cpl. Wm. Kohl has been transferred from San Francisco, Calif., to Farragut, Idaho. The army is agreeing very well with William as he has gained considerable weight. He expects to be stationed there but a short time. He is with a hospital unit in the army air corps Paint Sale ALL THIS WEEK Check Our Quality Check Our Prices $2.89 Save 25% to 35% on Your Painting Interior GLOSS ENAMEL __79c Qt—Gal. Flat .WALL PAINT Qt. Porch and FLOOR ENAMEL Qt. 4-Hour Dry VARNISH — Qt. Black ' SCREEN ENAMEL —Pt. Red SI 70 BARN PAINT, in 5 Gal. Lots—Gal. ^I.I%F Super $9 fid HOUSE PAINT, in 5 Gal. Lots—Gal. £-U«J Household Gleaner ,-pkg. Dic-a-Doo pkg. 25c Wall Paper Cleaner pkg. 10c Rek Wall^ize ___-__---_rpkg. 25C Crack Filler -pkg. 19c Pajnt & Varnish Remover _ _ _pt. 29c Coast to Coast Store SCHEPPMANNS OF IRV1NGTON FETED ON ANNIVERSARY Irvlngton—Mr. and Mrs. Henry Scheppmann, Sr., were surprised last Sunday evening when their children arrived at their home to help them celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary. Present were Mr. and Mrs. 'Edwin Oade and family of West Bend, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Soheppmann and Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Studer and family of Wesley, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schmidt and family of Lone Rock, Mrs. Herman Qade, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gade and daughter Brenda, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Meir and daughters, all of Whltte- more, and Mrs. Esther Smith. The Scheppmanns were presented with several lovely gifts. Unable to be present for the occasion were the Scheppmann's two sons, Henry, Jr and Leroy, who • are in the service of their country, Leroy being in the navy and Henry, located at White Sulphur Springs, Va. On Monday evening a group of neighbors surprised the Schepp- manns, honoring their anniversary Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Sim Leigh, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Rilcy and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Colwell and family, Mr. and Mrs Ralph iLce, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lage, Mrs. Alice Duryea, Mrs. Beda Watson, Mr. and Mrs. Armor Lemkee, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dremmel, Betty and Georgia Scrlbner and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geigel. The Scheppmnnns, were presented with a purse which will be used toward purchasing a desk, which is being made by Duane Riley. The Scheppmanns 'are among Irvington's .finest families and good wishes are extended to them for many more years Of married happiness. Mr. and Mrs. Steven Loss, Sr. and the Steven 'Loss, Jr. family! were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. It R. Gibson at Aigona. Mrs. Pefry Phillips was very pleasantly surprised to receive a dozen lovely red . roses from her son, Clarence, aa an Easter gift. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Phillips live at Deadwood, S. D. The Misses Marguerite and Roberta Skllllng spent the week-end with their parents, Mr. and Mra. R. H. Skllllng. Marguerite Is teaching in the high school at Boone and Roberta is serving In the same capacity at Ashton, -Iowa. Mrs. Faye Gress Is reported to be recuperating nicely at the hospital In Iowa City, where she was recently taken. Mrs. Gress has not been very well since the birth of her first child in March. Mr. Gress is a nephew of Mrs. Edna Harr The entire family of Mrs. Mary Dole, with their families, were home last Sunday for dinner. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Green of LuVerne, Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Thilges of St. Benedict, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mescher and Mr. and Mrs. Chester Harmon of 'Bancroft and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dole of Irvlngton. Alvin .Loss was at Rochester last week where he went through the clinic. Recently he has been afflicted with extreme headaches for which he has been unable to And relief. He was accompanied by his father, Steven 'Loss, Sr., and his brother, Steven, Jr., and also Mrs. H. R. Gibson. In a month's time he 1 Will return for a check-up. Mrs. J. C. Mawdsley went to Reinbeck last Friday to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Weiler, and also to be present for their golden wedding anniversary, which they celebrated on Monday by hold- Ing open house to their friends. Besides Mrs. Mawdsley there is one married son, who resides on a farm near Reinbeck. Mrs. Mawdsley returned home on Tuesday, Incidentally bringing her parents and nephew, 'Duane Weiler, with her for a visit. Titonka*Vicinity News Items Marian Thomas spent the weekend with her parents at LuVerno. iMr. and Mrs. John Van Hove and family of Elmore and Mr. and Mrs. Ellert Boyken were visitors at the Henry Van Hove home Sunday afternoon. ' Mr. and Mrs. Ben N. Meyer and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Loats and Kenneth and LeRoy were at Elmore and Blue Earth on business Saturday. Good Hope Lutheran Ladies Aid meets Wednesday with Mrs. Harm Wibben. Mrs. Heyo Bockelman, Mrs. John Wlllhousen and Mrs. Telko Stecker will be hostesses. Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Friest and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Miller and Betty Ann and Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Elliott were Easter dinner guests at the A. M. Friest home at Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Sleper and Mrs. Clarence Penning were Easter dinner guests at the Ben N. Meyer home Sunday. In the afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Thomas <Loats and Kenneth called. Miss Dorothy Peterson of Ames was a week-end visitor at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Peterson. Lorraine Peterson of Dunkerton was also home over the week-end. Mary Alke celebrated her 13th birthday on Wednesday, April 21, and In honor of the occasion entertained twenty friends at a picnic supper at the home of her mother, Mrs. Anna Alke. Ferdinand Stecker of Salina, Kansas, arrived home Sunday for a few days furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stecker. Dorothy Stecker, who is taking nurses training at Rochester, also was home over the week-end. Dinner guests at the Roy Budlong home Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Jones and Gordon, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Stoutenberg and John Lan^worthy, all of Hurt, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Buffington and Kathleen and Harold Gartner and Sandra. Sunday dinner guests at the Harold Taft home were Mrs. E. L. Jennings, Fred Newville, Mrs. Mayme Speicher and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Graham and Lois. In the afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jennings, of Burt, called and Mrs. W. A. Taft accompanied them home for a visit. Mr. and Mrs. John S. Rippentrop were dinnfer guests at the B. H. Meyers home Sunday. In the afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Harm Kettwich and family and Bernice Spear of Waterloo, Mr. and Mrs. Dick B. Meyer and Benjamin and Roselyn Rippentrop~~of Lakota, and Harold and Elda Boekholt called. J. R. Wibben celebrated his 71st birthday Sunday and his chHdren and their families gathered for a family dinner In honor of the occasion. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. H. R, Norman of Aigona, Mr. and Mrs. Men no Risius and sons of Buffalo Center, M>. and Mr». Harnt ..... ben, Harold and Edward, Mr* Tony Wibben of <Burt, Ut . and Mi*. H. J. Meyer And Joyce (if €aa»a City, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Johii Wibben and chHdren. From where I sit . . oe Marsh Charlie Jenkins writes me from down at camp: "Dear Joe: Somethin' mighty swell happened to me on my last day's leave. I'm standin' on the corner, not knowin' anybody in town, when a stranger says 'hello, soldler-how'd you like a chicken dinner at home with me and the wife?' "Well, It turns out they were the kind of folks who couldn't do enough to help out soldiers. They'd Invited two other fellows and just as soon as we're Introduced the lady brings us a glass of beer before dinner. "We had a fine dinner, talked till ten ... Honest, Joe, I'll never- forget their hospitality. Make* me feel good fighting for people* like that" Thought you might like t<v hear what kind o' fellows we got in this army of ours, and how they like to enjoy themselves when they get a chance to. No. 59 of a Seriei Copyright, 1943, Brewing Induary FaundatioA ZELPHA RAE PRATT, BURT, WEDS EARL L. NESTER OF MANKATO Burt—Zelpha Rae Pratt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Pratt, and Earl L. Nester, Mankato, Minn., were married Sunday evening at 7 o'clock at the local Methodist chuVch, the Rev. R. E. Cook performing the single ring ceremony. The church was beautifully decorated for the occasion with white trellis work and flowers back of the altar, on which was a large family Bible which had belonged to the brfcTe's grandfather, the late W. B. Pratt, and la about 75 years old. On either side of the Bible were white tapers and bouquets of flowers. Candles were used to light the church. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a street- length dress of light blue with hat to match. She wore a corsage of yellow jonquils and roses. She was attended by her sister, M,rs. Ronald Elvidge, who wore a dress of eggshell color: with "brown accessories, with a corsage of roses ' arid;'jonquils.' '." •'••''••';•'•': : ''''"-'.' •'• •'',."'" - .•• The bridegroom was attended by Raymond Forst, also of Mankato, Minn, •Erna Baars sang- "Still As the Night" and -"Because." She was accompanied by Ruth Hodgson, who also played the wedding march. Leslie Graham and Kent Ryerson acted as ushers. After the ceremony the bridal party and a few invited guests were served a The world price of rubber was 22H cents a pqund before the treacherous Japs seized the East Indies , and obtained control pf the rich rubber supplies of the Far East. Today they, are offering the rubber for H of a cent to 1 cent a pound ,,. •with np takers, even by Nippon's Axis partners, because the United Nations blockade has cut off shipping from Singapore, As an American whose driving has been coupon-rationed , , . not because of lack of gasoline,,, buc by a serious shortage of rubber... be thankful for th$ blockade which has made the Jap bargain sale of rubjber a flop. Be thank- fol tpg tha? tber? Is no U.S, blocjwde. on research. Long before the w*r^ fte Phi%S re» search laboratories, always engaged m seeking new an4 better things petroleum, was learning the secrets of synthetic rubber and 100 octane avia* tion motor fuel. This knowledge and Phillips great resources of raw materials are now teamed in the war effort. Pur part in winningthe war is to expand enormously the production of synthetic rubber and 100 pctane aviation motor fuel. Your part js to reduce driving and thus conserve, rubber, until midsummer 1944. ? s the date on which Rubber Pirectpr William H, Jeffers predicts that with your help "...the American people will be over the hump pf ' the rubber problem." When victory comes, when, you can *gaio PHlll-UP with PfUWW to your beart'8 content, we cpnftdently promise- you that today's concentration on petto* Jeum, research will bring you almost un&s&mffl of improvement in Phillips $j Gasoline, FOR YQVK CQwrmr FOR VICTORY...Buy U.S. War Savings Bonds and Stamps 0&DEB HO, 6? FBOWftrre l» FROM OfVpiG CREDIT HQU>gfi8 OF A, B ANP wedding dinner at the Marvin Hotel. The bride is a graduate of the Burt high school and took a course at the Mankato Commercial College. Since completing her course there she has had a position with a Mankato business firm. The bridegroom also attended the Mankato Commercial 'College and is now employed by Forde Printing Co. of Mankato, where the couple will make their home. Out-of-town guests at the wedding included Mrs. Maude Fish ot Whittemore, Mrs. Ella Potter and son, Sherman of Aigona, Bernice Domas of Mankato and Lieut. Ronald Elvidge. FORMER BURT GIRL, WEDS SOLDIER IN VIRGINIA . Burt friends received news last week of the marriage of Dorothy Brooke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Brooke, former Burt residents now living at Hawarden. She was married April 17th to Sgt. Fred Jensen at the Arlington, Va., M. E. church. It was a candlelight service and 'the double ring ceremony was used, after which the couple left for a few days visit in New York City, .The bride is a graduate of Morningside College and taught at Randolph, Nebr., for a year or two before resigning to accept a govern-^ ment position in Washington, D. C. The bridegroom is a graduate of the University of Nebraska and is now employed in the Pentagon in Washington, D. C. •Lawrence Miller, Ames student, spent the week-end here .with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Meaney, Manly, were over-Sunday visitors of Mrs. G. C. Allen and the Clifford Hold-' ings. Mr, and Mrs. R. E. Kautzky and son, John and Anna Meinzer, Fort Dodge, spent Sunday at the A. H. Meinzer home. Mr. and Mrs. August Wojahn and son, Arnold, of Emmetsburg, -were Sunday supper guests at the home of Mrs. Wojahn's sister, Mrs. Emil Hasse. . The American Legion and Auxiliary will -meet in the Legion hall next Tuesday evening, with Mrs. C. H. Schrader and Mrs. C. A. Smith as hostesses. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Zanke enter- tamed Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Trunk- hill, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Dundas and daughter and Mr. and Mrs,. Harvey and children at Sunday dinner at the Chrome at Aigona. Lieut, and Mrs. Ronald Elvidge and son, Gregory Charles, left on "Monday morning for Marianna Field, Fla., where Lieut. Elvidge js to be stationed, after nearly a week's visit with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Elvidge and Mr, and Mrs. F. L. Pratt. Mrs. Axel Anderson and baby returned to their home at Dike, Monday, after a week's visit with her aunt, Mrs. Alvina Powers. Mary Jean Raphut, who had been visiting her parents since Wednesday, accompanied them back to Waverly, where she is a student at Wan- burg College. The Woman's Club met Monday evening at the home of Mrs. K. J. Smith, with Mrs, George Boettcnar and Mrs. M. Jf.. Chiproan as hostesses. The program included "The Bill of Rights" by Mrs. W. A. Peters and b book study of Rachel Field's "And N OW Tomorrow" by Mrs. Jim Christensen. Vera Christine Qarlson, daughter of Mrs. John <Koestler, began training »t Branch S P« the Fifth Women's Army Auxiliary Training Qenter at Camp MonUceUo, Ark, on April Zl, She will fee given de? tailed military training there for tour weeks thaj; will prepare her to replace a man fa a non-spmbat- ant army job. Bftd, A l?-pound northern pike caught by A- I* Moeljer Qt View >£$ he was flshin^ in front of his home on the Blapk Hawk (akf sh.qre. MoeJter hfti to call, #$r as sistance, in., bringing in the felf Tfce e«d part ,of ihe thaj he, hj»4 • ' for A BCD RED RATION STAMPS VEGETABLE SHORTENING 3-LB. JAR 15 RED POINTS SALMON PINK 16-OZ. 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