The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 27, 1957 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 27, 1957
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Diamond's 'Grand Opening' Slated This Week wE're ON oUr WAy tO aLGoNa, IQway FoR 'RldiKAlus dAZe' KOmINg JULy 12tH oNd 13Thl?'l; «-Algona (let.) Upp«r DM Molntt Thursday, June 27, 1957 Whittemore Folks Visit Minnesota Flood Areas By Art Hoidenwilh Whiitemore — When George Hamilton wrote the Iowa Corn song he had foresight which is &n honor to our state and also to our crops and our soil. The writer drove over 500 miles through southern and central Minnesota, Saturday and Sunday. At Jackson, Minn., many ^t arms were soaked with waterffr the fields. This continued until- we got to Worthington, Minn, where farms in the lower areas were also covered to way beyond Montevideo, Minn, about l-\ >nty miles. Enroute to Fergus Falls, ,,we traveled through Marshall, Minn. ' Here the town was completely flooded, water gaining across main street two fee'f'deep and on the south side of the street we saw twp cars in water one 'the front part of the 4op ,'showed Only about five ittches and in the $ext block the w,a,ter was high enough to run in the windows. The National Guard were fall .|}'ong the highway on the main Street,' and the beautfiul par)r tyas a Iflrge lake of water and wa? still rising. Sands bags were used to keep me water oju^of tft< business places and water w& piumped from cellars in the bi|si ness places and residential sections. Saturday night Marshall had another 2% inches of rain. At Redwood Falls, the Redwood river was on a rjjppage and but of its bank and over a half mile W^de flooding homes and low land. We here in Iowa.a*nd especially in Kossuth county and the surrounding territory live in paradise, as on our trip going on two different routes we saw thousand upon thousands of acres under water and what land wasn't under water could not be clultivated as -some of the fields wer e completely ruined, corn bats and flax rotted{ s and most of the corn wasn't over fjve inches tall, and there wasn't a field of oats that was headed out. Only last year the southern .part of Minnesota was hit by a severe hail storm and lost all their farm crop. It's a sad sight to see so much of their crop ruined again. ;, Ralph Sebers accompanied by his grandparents, Mr and Mis Arthur Heidenwith and Mr and Mrs Herbert Potratz and son Dean and Miss Anna Maahs of here. Mr and Mrs John Maahs ol Emmetsburg drove to Fergus Falls, Minn., Saturday, Mr fid- ward Maahs and sons Edward Jr. and Everett of here, and Mr and Jflrs Wejfman Maahs of Emmetsburg, Mr and Mrs George Meyer accompanied by Mr and Mrs Herman Voigt of Whittemore, also went to Fergus Falls, Sun' day morning where they attended the golden wedding anniversary Of Mr and Mrs William Maahs in Fergus Falls, held at the home of theft- son^n-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Clare Shuck- Mr and Mrs Maahs are sister and brother gfthe above mentioned. „ Mr and Mrs. George. Maahs, and family of here, Mr arid Mrs Mil* fprd Gfde and family of West Band, Mr and Mm Merlyn Dietrich and family of Rodman and Mr and- Mrs Ronnie Petti t and daughter Sandy of Cylinder, ttrovo tti Ames the former going fpuroajr afternoon and the Jat- thrfe families left 8unJ*y ning to celebrate the fifth ' of Mr an.d fry |n Awes. former E» of Mr and 'hey i|*p m, er »brothe who if a puj flS* Rosa Zabel 6f West Allis, Wisconsin visited at the home of Mr and Mrs Louis Braatz, from last Week Monday until Saturday when they went to Waterloo to visit with Mr and Mrs Carl Struecker. Thursday evening they visited with Mr end Mrs Arthur Heidenwith. Mrs Rosa Zabel is a sister of Mr Braatz and a cousin of Mr Heidenwith. Mr and Mrs William Meyer Sr. and Mrs Mathilda Meyer of here visited at the .home of Mr and Mrs Hugo Gade in Algona, Sunday ajtterhoon. Mr and Mrs Alfred Meyer and son Roger, Mrs Mathilda Meyer of, Mr and Mrs Elmer Ruhnke and" daughter Jeanett and, son E,verett qf Lotts Creek, Mr arid Mrs Erwin 'Bruhn, Mr arid Mrs. Richard' Preston and family,'and-Mr'arid Mrs Henry Bruhn 1 gathered at the home of Mr< arfd; Mrs . Alfred Bruhn at Cylinder. Friday evening to celebrate the Bruhni- bjfthday I ' Alfred onors June 26 Bride ;Sw*a 8c E,»gle -~ Mary Ken nedy was given % a • miscellaneous shower Thursday night, June 20, at St. Mary's Catholic church parlors, Armstrong. The bride received many useful -gifts. A large number of her friends were hostesses who provided enter tainment and served luncheon. Mary, daughter of Mr'and Mr! Ed Kennedy-and Albert Kahlar of Bancroft were married June 26, They will live on farm neai Bancroft. At Bapti*t Camp Mrs Glen Clark, Mrs John A Erickson and Mrs Emil Larson Attended the 24th annual House Patty pf Iowa Baptist Women Saturday and Sunday .held at Baptist Assembly, Iowa Falls Darlene Mmo accompanied the women to Iowa Falls and was a visitor at Rev. and Mrs Peters rtU Sunday afternoon when she went tP attend Junior Camp Mrs 1(0well Larson -returned with the women Sunday. She left Thursday for Iowa Falls. Mrs ~-ar*on is a State Officer .of Iowa >ap|iist Wpmen and went to at md a State Board meeting. At 4-H Conclave Betty Clark Of Swea. Sunbeam CJub; Judy Pavik of Eagle, Eagle ttes; Beverly Waterbury of Grant, Go Getters returned home Saturday afternoon from Ames, where they were delegates from their clubs at the State Girl's 4-H club Tour H»d Sw£f»*fiarrison bera .theft parents and other family members held their annual club tour Monday meeting 4t the A, C. Pavik home and "»y club members' pro- A picnic dinner was held at noon at fl^ynoMs Park, Swea Cjty. Jim jnd Mike Dolan and Jim's fiancee, Wlsg Norma Molander of fort Haflge, were weekend visi- "prs-' ^t'.'thlB |>oy's mother, Mrs im'Wfk Mike are students at owl State „ University,, Iowa iity, ,8»ti»r4ay evening Mike trom hio, where he will be for the summer in the #r*POnel department of the Ford Jjm is employed for at the Fort Dodge and the T. V. They returned Monday. Air and Mrs ReUbiti Holeomb became parents of a son born Sat- uiday n,gm at Holy Family hospital. Estherville. The baby was still-born and graveside services were held 1:30 p.m. Sunday ai the Lutheran cemetery. M and Mrs Dettmer Thompson visited their friends, Mr and Mrs Albert Olson, Forest City, Sunday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Merlin Larson and daughters Linda and Cristie and Mrs Ida Larson of Fairmont were Friday night dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Francis Torino. Linda who has been visiting her grandmother, Mrs Ida Larson visited Tuesday and Wednesday at the Torine home. Mr and Mrs Francis Torine and Larry, Mr and Mrs Perry Torine and son Lyle of Bancroft, Mr and Mrs Fred Hudson ana children of Fort Dodge, Mr and Mrs John Guy Dexter, Minn., Mi and Mrs Howard Nagel and children Sherlyn, Robert and Mark, Sherburn, Minn, and Mr and Mrs Art Wade and son Joe of Fairmont held a picnic dinner at Emmons, Minn. Sunday ' noon. The occasion was a family get get-together for Lyle Torine, who is home on furlough from the navy. Lyle will soon return to California. Florence Erickson entered Estherville hospital last week Friday for treatment of a strep throat. , 'Gene Thompson and James Antoine, Bancroft attended the wedding Sunday afternoon of a friend, Royce Larson, Newell The boys were college classmates at Ames. of by Paul Engen Now In New Duties At Ringsted, la. Rlngiied — p au l Engen Wesley has been employed the Ringsted Co-operativp Creamery and assumed his duty as buttermaker Monday, June 17. Mr Engen plans to move his family to Ringsted as soon as suitable quarters can be found for his wife and two daughters, Nadine, 9 years old and Carrie, 19. Carrie is employed by the Northwest Telephone Co. at Des Moines, and at the present time is recuperating from an operation at home. Mr Engen is very active in public affairs and a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge, and Captain of a champion bowling team for the last 12 years. The family belong to the Methodist Church. Mr Engen was employed by Mr Kiilsholm of Wesley in 192tt and he was instruments! in building the creamery into one of leaders of this territory. Grandson Enters Ministry, June 4 Whittemore r-, Mr and Mrs William Meyer Sr. of here are the proud grandparents of a grandson, Edward Meyer, who graduated from the ministry, Jurie 4, in the Concqrdia Seminary in St. Louis, Mo. Edward s the son of Mr and Mrs Martin Meyer. Mr Meyer is a former Whittemore boy and was employed with the Whittemore Farmers 2o*bperative Creamery here before moving to Garner. Rev, Meyer graduated in a class of 174. He has completed eight years of training for the ninistry of the Lutheran church, Missouri Synod, and has accepted appointment as pastor of the Trinity Lutheran in Vakwia, Indiana, and the Good Shepherd Lutheran church in Medora, Ind. He is 24 and is married to Mel- Meyer of Arenzville, 111. Ledyard Girl In Minn. U. Concert Monday Ledyard — Sandra Willadsen 9, daughter of Supt. md Mr.= Leo Willadsen, appeared Monday in the "Ton Pi.^no vnd Sol- Concert", which was the grand finale of the annual Minnesota Teacher's Association Convention in Northrup auditorium on the University o f Minnesota campus Miss Willadsen is a student o' Mrs Charles Faugust. formerly of Swea City and, was named to"appear in the concert following the Minnesota state mu.dc contes: this spring. Mr and Mrs Mike Munyer and daughter of Minneapolis were Sunday guests at the home of Mr* Mary Bashara and family. Mrs Eugene Sallow of'Newark. N. J. and Mrs »Roy Jacobs of Guernsey came Friday to visit at the home of their brother, John Hartshorn. Mr and Mrs E. A. Carpenter John and Ann, and Shirley Udstuen went to Fort Dodge Sunday where they were dinner guests of Mrs Carpenter's aunt at Friendship Haven. Mr and Mrs William Klinker and Gary went to Okoboji Sunday where they met Mrs Klinker's parents, Mr and Mrs Chris Anderson of Primghar, for a picnic. Maxine Bu?ch of Minneapolis; spent the weekend at the horn, of her parents, Mr and Mrs Alfred Busch. Mr and Mrs Carlin Egesdal went to Bemidji, Minn., for several days last week. Mr and Mrs Harold' Herzog and family went to Hampton Sunday to attend the Herzog- Kruegcr reunion. Mr and Mrs Ted Green and family and Mrs Wm. Green went to Okoboji last week to visit at the Henry Herzog home. Mr and Mrs Everett Thompson and family went to Waterloo Friday to visit her parents. Carol Jorgenson, daughter of Mr and Mrs Murl Jorgenson, came home Sunday after spending two weeks visiting her grandmother, Mrs Lillian Worthington, at Lone Rock. J _£teLMPnday the following girisK went"to Medicine Lake,- Minn., to'' spend the week at Red Rock Bible Camp: Judy, Betty and Nancy Herzog, Ann Carpenter, Joann Wentworth, G r e t c h e n Looft, Karen Darnell, Donna and Alice Ingebritson. Mrs Fred Dutton and Mrs Marie Halvorson arrived home Friday from Waterloo. She also visited at the home of her sister and family, the John Folkers. Mrs Halvorson spent the week with her daughter, Mrs Paul Wilson. Interior Views of New Store LOOKING FROM FRONT ENTRA^tE IN DIArVJdND'S NEW STORE THIS PHOTO TAKEN FROM BALCONY AT REAR OF NEW STORE New Store On State Street Holds Big Party Doers Open 8:00 a.m. Every Morning This Week For Celebration The butiness history of Diamond's in Algona has been interrupted on a number of occa* sions by "move* !o a new loca- 'ion" . . . and a~s fhe announcement it made of the local firm's Grand Opening celebration, being held this week and next in their fine new store, Phil Diamond exclaimed: "This i* »ur final and LAST MOVE, this is at last our .permanent store." Now Permanently Locaied After doing business for several years in the frame structure which was smoke-damaged in the Smoke Shop fire, and being forced to move from there to the Kohlhaas building on Dodge street, and from there after their ran out at that location, to other temporary quarters on Thorington street. Diamond's is now at last happily quartered in their new store, which they purchased from John Swarlx this spring. Grand Opening This Week It is here, in this location next to the Security State Bank that Diamond's is throwing a big opening celebration this week, the news of which is given 'in detail on the adjoining page. According to Phil Diamond, the greatly enlarged space of the new Diamond's enables the firm to carry a vastly increased stock — a fact that will be instantly apparent to Grand Opening visi'- lors. The present store was en- jiirely repainted, new fixtures added, and over past weeks the store's merchandise inventory has been almost doubled. Open at 8:00 A.M. This Week Diamond's issues a cordial invitation to all to attend their big Grand Opening, and doors will open at 8:00 A.M. sharp every day this week. The store will also be open Friday evening, and the opening event will continue through next week. LiDYARDNEWS Ann ggesdal, daughter of Mr in<i Mrs C. b. Egesdal, left Mon* day for Fairmont where she has enrolled in De kyle's Beauty Academy. Fred Munyer and son and fid? ward Looft returned^ home on Monday from a trip to ^, North Pskota where they visited brothers artd rs Don Krause were WW *#&?$&'• o a Mr and Mrs Leo Willadsen arid Sandra spent the weekend in Minneapolis. On Friday afternoon a group of friends gathered at the homk of Mrs D. B. Mayer to help Mrs Elizabeth Anderson celebrate her 80th birthday. The afternoon was spent visiting -and many lovely gifts were given to Mrs Anderson. Lunch was served by the hostess. The Esther Circle of the Methodist W.S.C.S. will meet Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs D. A. Carpenter. The Mary Circle will meet that evening at 7:30 at the home of Mrs Henry Frey. Mr and Mrs Charles Hilferty went to Mason City Wednesday to visit his sister, Mrs Frank Perkins, who is seriously ill. Mr and Mrs J. F. Sullivan, Jeremiah and Madonna went to Minneapolis Wednesday to meet their son, Patrick, who arrived from Seattle, Wash. He has completed basic training and will spend his furlough visiting at home. Mr and Mrs Harold Wentworlh are the parents of a baby girl born Wednesday, June 19, a t Blue Earth hospital, She weighed 10 pounds, 13 ounces and has been named Brenda Jean. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Mayne left last Tuesday after spending several weeks visiting at the Ervin Klinksiek home and with other relatives in the community. Mr and Mrs J. F. Sullivan and family Spent the weekend in Morns, Minn, visiting at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs J. T. Whitcomb. Diamond Also Rebuilding Store N$xt To Smoke Shop The building next to the Srnoke Shop, known familiarly for many years as the Selchell building, and which was the original location for Diamond's in Algona, was recently purchased by I. E, Diamond, Fort Dodge, father of Phil Diamond. The frame structure is now being lorn down and a new brick building, 22 x 100 feet, is to be erected on the site. According to Mr Diamond, the new building front will match the present Smoke Shop in design, and Jhe interior layout will be similar. The rebuilding contract is being handled by E. E. (Bud) Robinson, and it is expected that the new building, which is 'open' for prospective tenants, will be ready for occupancy in 45 to 60 days. Phone CY 4-3535 — Your Newspaper 'FRUIT- OF-THE- LOOM' sends hearty congratulations to DIAMOND'S OF ALGONA, IOWA r. • !{ We take genuine pride In the fact that "Fruit-Of-The-Loom" products, known from coast to coast for their quality, are being featured in Diamond's new store in Algona. We wish Diamond's all success in the future, and a long life in the fine Iowa community of Algona. UN90N UNDERWEAR CO. NEW YORK, N. Y. Prizes & Gifts Galore For Grand Opening Visitors Besides finding themselves surrounded by a 'raft of bargains', visitors io Diamond's new store during their Grand Opening will be presented with a Free Gift, and .also may register for a plentiful supply of free door prizes, which the Diamond firm is giving away as a Grand Opening feature. Registration can take place every day, in other words, you can "sign up" whenever you are in the new store. It is planned to post the names of the day's winners each night in the store, so next day's visitors will know "who's lucky." Diamond's new store has attractions in the way of merchandise for every member of the family — from fishing gear for the men, to thermos picnic jugs for the ladies. Read The Want Ads - It Pays! RAUH'- TOPS IN SPORT SHIRTS sends warm congratulations to DIAMOND'S OF ALGONA, IOWA We're a long ways from the "scene of activity" out there in Alqona, but that doesn't mean we at Rauh Shirt Co. can't wish you the best. We hope the new Diamond store will grow and prosper greatly over the years. RAUH SHIRT CO. CINCINNATTI, OHIO Milwaukee Road Taking Pictures The Milwaukee Road is launching a program of aerial picture taking of its property in Iowa, j|jinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and South Dakota. Puraos,e of the program is to oravlae better service to indus- frjes seeking locations along the Milwaukee Road industrial sites ^'t&e Chicago area, Terre Haute, .es Moines, Milwaukee, St. Jaul, Minneapolis and, Aberdeen, S. p., also in about 100 towns touted between terminals will fee photographed, according to the WANT II TO THE DIAMONDS ... Congratulations On Your New Store and On Your State Street Rebuilding Project Mighty glad to *fe yow hoppily settled in a new, permanent store location . . . and congratulation!, we believe, are also in order to the Diamonds for acquiring and rebuilding the store next to the Smoke Shop. This will again be another fine u«iet to State street, and we are pleased to have been awarded the contract for this project. E. E. (Bud) Robinson CONTRACTOR-BUILDER Algona, Iowa

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