The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 15, 1957 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 15, 1957
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Sartor Sisters One of 16 Acts In Fair Home Talent Show Tonite 6-Atgdna (la.) Upp»f Ptt Mrs Sparks, 76 Mrs Ruth Sparks observed her 76th birthday Aug. 11 and on Saturday, Aug. 10 in the afternoon she was honored at a surprise party in her home, given by hor daughter, Mrs Joe Goetz and cl;iughtrr-in-law, Mrs Howard Sparks of Bunt. Other guests wore Mrs Guy Dimond of Britt; Mrs Win. Cosgrove. Mrs Ida Funnemark of Zumbrota, Minn., Mrs Julius Hanson, Nell and Minnie Frirnml, Mrs Frank Johnson, Mrs Fred Bentelo, Mrs Theron Hansen, Mrs Lawrence Hansen, Mrs Larry Grandgeriett and Mrs Bill Goetz. Plan 40th Anniversary The family of Mr and Mrs- Oscar Johnson are planning an open house September in the farm home in honor of their 40th wedding anniversary, from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Augutt IS, 193? Lone Rock Annual Picnic Honors P. M. Christen sons Lone Rock ~ the annual community picnic w£s held last Thursday at Sylvania Park in Fairmont with a good attendance. Each year the community honors a couple and this year the couple chosen was Mr and Mrs P. M. Christenson. were presented a gift. Achievement Shows They Wesley Girl Aug. 3 Bride, Denver/Colo. Wesley 1. Lucille Ann Goetz of Denver, Colo., daughter of Mr and Mrs Leo Goetz and Victor C. Atencio of Denver, Colo were united in marriage on Saturday, August 3 at 9 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Denver. The bride was given in mar- nage by her father. She was attired in a ballerina length gown of white embroidered nylon net over satin. The bodice' was of embroidered net lace with long sleeves coming to a point at the wrist. She wore a fingertip veil which fell from a pill-box hat a|)d carried a bouquet of yellow roses and white carnations. Shr wore a pearl necklace, a gift of the groom.-' The bride was attended by the groom's sister Tonita Martinez. The groom's attendant was Robert Goetz, brother of the bride. Following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the home of the groom's parents for immediate relatives. A reception for 60 guests was held at the parish .Mil , The bride is a graduate of Wesley high school with the Class of 1953. She was employed in the Blue Print office in Mason City two years before going to Denver over a year ago. She has been employed in'the office of Montgomery Ward as private secretary. The groom is a barber in Denver where the young couple will live. Wesleyans who attended the wedding were Mr and Mrs Leo Goetz, Robert, Patricia, Delores, Elaine and Kathy ff Mr and Mrs George Goetz and Mr and Mrs Martin' Hamilton. Plan Coin-Food Shower The Sisters food and coin shower will be held Wednesday evening, August 21 in the parish hall. Sara Raney, Thelma Blaine,< Mary Jane Hynes, Mary Forburger, Mary Krieps and Minnie Bleich are on the serving /com- mJttee. Mary Rockwood, Clara Erdman, Mildred Vitzthum, Wilma. Froelich, Katherine Hamilton and Helerf Plathe are on the entertainment committee. A pot luck lunch will be served. BRIGHTEN YOUR HOME ' OVER 200 KINDS THAT'S RIGHT, PRATT'S HAS MORE THAN 200 DIFFERENT FIXTURES NOW IN STOCK AND AVAILABLE FOR YOU INDOOR OR OUT 4-H Achievement Shows The Achievement Show for the Prairie Pals was held August 1 in the Methodist church. The Senior demonstration; team, Dolores and Darleue Studer pre presented Top Hits with Fashion A style revue was conducted with comments by Mrs Hermai Wise about each girl. A lovely tea table was arranged by Prairie Neighbors, who served lunch to the guests. Prairie Pals 4-H club girls with their leader, Mrs Herman Wise and Mrs Albert Lickteig enjoyed a three day vacation last week in a cottage at Clear Lake The Wesley Wizards 4-H girh held their Achievement Day August 3. Mrs August Studer and Mrs Charles Nygaard judged the articles. Marlys Goetz, Carol Girres and Mary Trunnelle assisted the judges. Cathy Girres won top honors in the senior division of the good grooming contest. Louisa Skow and Norma Goetz won the good grooming contest in their divisions. Marlys Goetz won the judging contest. Team demonstrations for the fair were given by Norma Goetz and Janet Cunningham, Louisa Skow and Carol Girres, Marlys Skow and Larry Funnemark are going to give a special activity demonstration. Del Rogness has resigned as Sunday School Supt. of the Evangelical Free church and that place has been taken over by Maynard Swanson. The Rogness family is moving to Esthervillc soon. ' Mrs Elof Pearson and daughter, Leslie spent August 3-7 ' in Otturnwa with her parents, Mi and Mrs E. F. Stansberry. David Snook, who had spent 3 weeks in the R. E. Newbrough home left Saturday evening for Milwaukee to join his parents, Mr and Mrs Wm. Black in their new home there. Tommy Forburger came home August 4 from Fort Sill where he had attended R.O.T.C. for six weeks. Floyd Armstrong returned to his work at the 1 Co-operative Creamery Monday following a week's emergency vacation, due to a back injury suffered in a fall. Larry Youngwirth, Steven Studer, Jerry Sluder, Mike Lickteig and Mike Neuroth returned home Saturday from a week's outing at Camp Prairie Gold at Lake Okoboji. Louis Martin had spent several days with the boy scouts of troop 73. • Mr and Mrs George Vitzthum, Mrs Helen and Mrs Luke Youngwirth accompanied Mr and Mrs George Vitzthum Jr. of Irvington to Mason City Saturday, where they attended the funeral of Mrs Nick Kalaplastos, 64, at the Free Methodist church at 2 p.m. A baby boy was born to Mr and Mrs Richard Ricke of Algona Aug. 7, at the Osteopathic Clinic. The 6 pound infant is the first grandchild for Mr and Mrs Geo. Ricke. The new mother is the former Betty Olsen and the new baby has been named Michael Edward. Mrs Everett Attig entertained at a morning coffee party Thursday in honor of her house- guests, Mrs Will Halterman and daughter Debra of Rutland. Dr. and Mrs Paul Warner and children joined Des M o i n e s friends for an outing at Lake Okoboji Thursday afternoon. Janice Vitzthum and Jane Smith left by plane Sunday from Mason City for Washington, D. C. where they are employed by the FBI. They had spent a week in the parental George Vitzthum home. Steven Smith, son of Mrs Bridgett Smith of Algona spent several days last week at the home of his uncle and aunt, Mr and Mrs Leo Bleich. While here, he and Mike Froelich accompanied Mr and Mrs Bleich on fishing trips to Clear Lake, Turtle and Iowa Lake. Mr and Mrs Jack Bohn of Ames brought their son Danny i to the home of his grandparents, Mr and Mrs Leo Bleich Satur- j day where he will visit a week while his parents accompany Jack's parents, Mr and Mrs Fred Bohn of Minneapolis and their son and wife, Mr and Mrs Pat Bohn and so'n Jeffery on a vacation in northern Minnesota. Mr and Mrs N. F. Weber and Mr and Mrs Harold Weber and Donnie attended a Weber family reunion Sunday at an Ogden City Park. About 55 relatives attended. WSCS met in the Methodist church Wednesday afternoon Aug. 7, with 20 women present. They decided to hold their annual 'chicken dinner Thursday, September 19 and have a bazaar n mid-November. Jeanne Kraus lad the lesson. The annual 4-H Achievement Show of the Lone Rock Lively Rockets was held at the Lone Rnrk' Elevator office July 29th with 9 members and 16 guests present. There was no business meeting. The 4-H girls showed the clothing they had made that will be taken to the fair. Judges were Mrs Henry Looft Mrs Ralph Thompson and Mrs Frank Meyer. Guests were Mary Staudt, Mrs Roy Jensen, Mrs Willis Cotton Mrs Charles Stauder, Margaret Fischer, Maxine Meyer, Mrs Dave Weber, Mrs Richard Krapp and Mrs Bernard O'Donnell. The senior girls judging contest was WOTI by Kay Geitzenauer and Nancy Fischer. The junior Kirls was won by Jo Ann McCleish and LaVonne Thompson. These girls will represent the club at the fair. Guest mothers were Mrs L. W Geitzenauer, Mrs Ronald Christenson, Mrs E. A. Lee, Mrs Delmar Fischer, Mrs Frederick Schultz, Mrs Ralph Thompson, Mrs Frank Meyer, Mrs George Kissner, Mrs Sam McCleish. Janece Kissner was hostess to the Lone Rock Lively Rockets 4-H club Thursday evening at her home. During the business meeting fair activities were discussed. It was also decided that the club would take a vacation -ind spend a day in Algona Wednesday, Aug. 28th. Guest mother were Mrs Sam McCleish, Mrs Delmar Fischer, Mrs E. A. Lee, VIrs Lawrence Geitzenauer and Mrs Ralph Thompson. At Lutheran Meeting Mrs Wilfred Radig, Mrs Ralph Bierstedt, Mrs Gerald Radig, all of Lone Rock, Mrs Ray Willrett. Burt; Mrs Ray Bartlett, Titonka, recently attended the Lutheran Women's Missionary League convention held in Minneapolis, Mrs Walter Jentz of Fenton represented the Algona zone of Iowa district West. Mr and Mrs Tom Heiter of Rolfe, Mrs Maude Dean and dau- ghter Heba of Fenton called last Monday afternoon oti W. C. Heiter. Douglas and BarbarU Jetgenson of Algona visited Wednesday and Thursday with their , grandparents, the Frank Flaigs. Connie and Carol Matlow, daughters of Mr and Mrs Jess Marlow, are here visiting Mrs Naomie Marlow and otber relatives. Mrs Darryl Hanson Kutrt and Katheryn are visiting thfe week in Belmont, at the Otto Hanson residence. v*ationing at Portland, Oregon. They also visited at Oroville, Cal., Norwalk, Cal. and Phoenix, Ariz. They also visited in Denver Colo. Returning home last week they had traveled 5561 miles in two weeks. Mrs Fred Mortenson. Mrs Martin Ohm of Fenton visited Mrs Darryl Householder Thursday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Alfred Sehaden- dorf and family, Mrs Frauka Schadendorf of Lakota, Mrs Emma Hurlburt and girls, Mr and Mrs Dale Schroeder and Susan, Mr and Mrs Merwin Hurlburt and daughter were guests Friday evening at the Junior Hurlburt home, helping Junior celebrate his birthday. Mr and Mrs Joe Gerace. Spring Valley, 111., Weiner and Mr Ra . and Mrs Carl arla from Cedar Falls spent the weekend at the Henry Schroeder home. They sidence. also attended the Weiner reunion Mr and Mrs Leo Ramus, Linda at Sibley Sunday. Mr and Mrs and Larry returned recently after Bale Schroeder and Susan also attended. Douglas Radig, son of Mr and Mrs Wilfred Radig, has the measles. Douglas is 3Vfe months old. Mrs Rose Rahmstock of L£- hota is here visiting at the Radig home. Ed O'Donnell and son, Maynard, brother of Mrs Mary Flaig, arrived Saturday evening at the Flaig home for a two weeks visit here and with other relatives in the vicinity. Max Flaig, son of Mr and Mrs W. G. Flaig arrived home Saturday for a few days visit here. A friend Larry O'Grady, Bridgeport, West Virginia came home with Max, they were met at Dubuque, la. by Mr and Mrs Flaig. Mr and Mrs Glenn Householder and family returned home Saturday after a two weeks vacation in northern Mir*. Mr and Mrs George Grow and family of New Providence, New Jersey, Miss Margaret Crow of Mexico, Mo. are here visiting this week at the Lawrence Dittmer home. Mrs Crow is a sister of Mrs Dittmer. It's Weed Spraying Time In Your Corn! * •••••••'••••••iHMHMMMnMMHMMMHMMMMHtfHMIMMtilillMMtM^^^H^MM oa^MMBHI^^^MMM^^MM^MMM^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^W^^w We're beginning to spray cockleburs and thistles in corn. By having yours done now, you save money because it takes less chemical to do the job. As these weeds get tougher, later on this month, it will take more chemical to do the job, therefore cost you more. Why not get together with your neighbors on this weed spraying problem and we'll help everyone save money. Call us now so we can get to yours soon. STEIER FLYING SERVICE Aerial Spraying Whittemore, Iowa ilmer J. Steier phone Whittemore 4001 "It doesn't cost to spray, it pays." , ( -:- INTRODUCING A NEW AD SERIES -:• } WESTERN BUYERS neighbors In The Coming Weeks, Western Buyers Will Bring You a Series of Thumbnail Sketches of Its Management and Office Personnel in Algona, and Its Area Representatives - All pf Them Your Own Friends and Neighbors. We might, of course, also tell you from time to time, something about WESTERN BUYERS and why we think it's good business for hog raisers to do business with us: : SALES and SERVICE frpm PROPER OUTDOOR LIGHTING IS NOT ONLY SAFER AND BITTER, BUT IT AISO ADDS TO THE BEAUTY ANP WORTH OF YOUR HOME PRATT ELECTRIC HOME Air Conditioners STORE COMPLETE Refrigeration SERVICE WalMns We Offer New and Used Sales - AND IXPIRT SERVICE - Here's A Sales Sample YORK Horn* Air'-Condiiioner 199.95 ALGONA Refrigeration LOWELL (Shorty) SMITH Associated with his father. Virgil C. Smith, in ownership of Western Buyers, is Lowell (Shorty) Smith, pictured here. He was born in Coatsville, Indiana, and came Jo Iowa with his parents in 1927 and has been a resident of the state since, He graduated from Belle Plaine high school, and moved to Algona in 1946 after serving with the armed forces. His parents moved here m 1942 when Wwtern Buyers head office was established in Algona. He does buying and selling, and with other office personnel keeps in constant touch with nearly 200 processors and packers and the daily markets, via five telephone, and four trunk lines from the Algona office. He is a member of the American Legion and other local organizations, and live* with his family m his home at the south edge of Algona in the FranW addition. ... W 1954 and 1955 he acted as a judge at the National Barrow Show in Austin, Minn, and the International Livestock Show in Chicago, and has Judged the »wine department at a number of county fairs. AT LEFT — Lowell (Shorty) Smith These "Friends and Neighbors" Represent Western Buyers In Your Community RAY KRANTZ Titoaka MURRAY ELEVATOR Bancroft J. B. MERTZ West Bend E, K. JOHNSON Fenton WHITTEMORE CO-OP ELEV, DALE DUNPAS j Burt GAYLEJOHNSON Swea City HERMAN NORLAND Cylinder TJ MURPHY LIVESTOCK Livermoje . LwYwne . Cojrwttb , LOU NITZ LakQta.Ledyard WESTERI BUYERS WE PAY FOR GOOD HOGS I fe/

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