The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 3, 1960 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 3, 1960
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Glen Lahterman its now in. charge of new and used aulo sales for Percival Motors, He comes frdrn Fort Dodge Where, he had been in the automobile business for the'past 12 years",.. Clayton Lamitfers of Algona has joined the sales force at Taylor Mercury., All Algona law offices will be closed all day Saturday, effective May 7. * Bernard billy, who has been assistant manager at Graham's Store here, has been named manager of the company store at Elkader, and >leaves today, Brail Wright, local manager informs us. No new assistant has as yet been named. A former Algona man, Rudolph Hafig, recently of LeMars, re cently purchased the Coast-to-Coast store at Jackson, Minn. He had been associated with John Deere for the" past 23 years. DR. CHARLES O'CONNOR, Algona optometrist, was among 250 who -attended the Iowa association meeting recently in Cedar Rapids . . . C. V. Fowler is in New York this week on a buying trip for the local store . . . Dresen" Music Shop is in its new location'on State Street, next to v the Shillington Barber Shop. Algona's Big Aufo Show next Friday headlines, the business news of .the week — it's Friday, May 6, with about 25 new car models to be on display on State .Street — a program, too, in the evening. In rural areas, farm field work is in high gear ... big paint sale at-Botsford Lumber, discount prices prevailing on all items . . . Mother's Day next Sunday, May 8, and readers will find a host oi gitt suggestions for Her on Her Day, from small amounts that even the youngest of buyers can afford, to more gracious and long- lasting gifts that endear the giver to Mother this once-a-year. THUENTE PHARMACY is holding its grand opening of a newly remodeled store this coming Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7. John and Jerry Thuente have every reason to be proud of a corri- pleteiy rearranged interior •. . . coffee and cookies, gifts for all . . . full details on .back page of section 2 in this issue. IT'S ANNIVERSARY time for-the Hub Clothiers in Algona, with a special Bonus Check offer announced herein. dutkenecht, Mfs Bufdette Hoep- r, Mrs Robert Beemer,«i Mrs Andrew Janseti, Mfs Hugh Lewis, \trs Earl Paulsen and Mrs Lawence Lewis. Mr and Mrs. John Roelfsema laited Sunday at the John Kelso home in Buffalo Center. The Ledyard Township Homemaker's club met Friday after- ibon at the home of Mrs Mary f elkamp. Mrs C. A. Gutkenecht ;ave a lesson. Tuesday dinner guests • at the lome of Mrs V. A. Barrett wert- ler sister, Mrs Faith Ross of fomona, Cal.; sister, Mrs Rasmus Olson of Livermore, her brother and wife, the Guy Raneys of Livermore and a sister-in-law, Mrs Herbert Raney, also of Liivermore. Afternoon visitors were a cousin, Mrs R. V. Fitch of Burt and her daughter, Mrs DurwoOd Schmidt of Ruthven. Mrs Alton E, Anderson underwent major surgery at the Buffalo Center Hospital Wednesday She is doing nicely. Maxine Clayton Of Lakota To Girls State Lakoia — Maxine Clayton, junior at Lakota high school, has been chosen by the American Legion Auxiliary to attend Girls State at Cedar Falls the week of June 19. : • Maxine, 16 year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Max Clayton', rural Lakota, has been very active in school affairs. She sings in the mixed chorus, girls glee club, A Capella choir and is. accompanist for the mixed* ^en* semble. She has played basketball for three years. She is a member of the Lakota Luckies 4-H club- and has held the offices of president, historian and this year is vice president Of the club. She has attended the District 4-H Camp at Clear Lake and the State Convention at Ames. Maxine is a member of the Methodist Church in Elmore and plays the piano for Sunday School as well as being a substitute Sunday School teacher and also sings in the choir. Musicial Concert The Lakota community schoo' music department presented its annual spring concert Tuesday evening at the school auditor ium. Participating were the-junior high choir, accompanied by Judj Jutting, girls glee club, accom pariied by Marilyn Rippentrop mixed ensemble, accompanied bj Maxine Clayton, boys double quartet, accompanied by Mr Don Christ and Paul Geilenfeldt mixed chorus, -accompanied bj Maxine Clayton and Marilyn Rip pentrop. Mrs /''Don Christ i .instructor and director of th Vocal department. • The band department unde the direction of V. A. Barrett pre sented music. The Eagles band, which is composed of member from the 6th, 7th, -8th and 9th graces .arid the seriior band appeared; .'• f •• * " i:1 V/. ' : ^.; The senior twirlers, Alice darken, Paula Apka, Joyce Thomsen, Kathy Peterson, Rita Weringa, Karen Bauman, Linda Boettcher and Patty Koppen gave a demonstration. SamlStriby/ '•'• Former Kossuth , Passes Funeral services were' .held Saturday af ternoori f dr a ' former Kossuth county farmer, Samuel Striley, 85. Rev. Robert Jones of the Methodist church at Wesley officiated in McCuiioUgh's Funeral Chapel, fhere .were Masonic services arid burial was by' the grave of his wife in Calvary Catholic cemetery. Mr Striley died Thursday at Wilmar, Minn, where he had been living with a daughter since the death of his Wtfi, Surviving are a daughter. Mrs Marjorie Jirgens, Wilmar, Minn. M\A a sisler, Mrs Jay Pelmarn, De Witt. ' Pallbearers at the services were Hugh Raney, £>. L. Leffert, B. P. Richardson, Roy Bjustrom, Anton Didricksen and Dr. L. R. Potter. L 0. Bakken Of Bode Succumbs Tollef O. Bakken, 95, Bode, died early Sunday morning of a heart attack. He had been in his usual good health. Funefal services will be held Wednesday at JJ p.m. in St. .t)laf church at! Bode, Rev. M. O. Kraabet Officiating. Mr Bakken is survived by his wife, Inger, and eight sons pliver, Martin and Ben, Algona, Alvin and Florenus, Bode^ Norman, Bradgate, Glen, Kiester, Minn, and Arnold, Seattle, Wash.; and four daughters, Mrs Andrew Lee (Helger), Mrs Selma Opheim and Mrs Harold Skaugstad (Julia) of Bode, and Mrs Harry Spongberg (Theresa), Algona. Others surviving are 32 grandchildren, 67 great grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchildren. Tuesday, May 3 r I960 Af§ona (la.) Upper foi Seven Fined Seven drivers paid fines in Justice C. If. Ostwinkle's court this week. Marilyn Torgerson, Bode, paid $16, night speeding; Alan Huisman, Buffalo center, $10, failing to have control of vehicle; John J. Myers, Algona, $6, no valid registration; Orville T. Dixon, Bancroft, $5, stop sign; Isabel M, Koepke, Burl, $5, •expired operator's license, and $8, night speeding; James L. Gade, A|gona, $15, night speeding; and Billy A. Anderson, Lake Park, $10, passing school bus. Costs were paW in addition td fines. SWEA CITY NEWS Mr and Mrs Bruce ^drs qf Buffalo Center and Mrs Ronald Stenzel visited at the Louis Stenzel home Monday evening., The annual Baptist Woman's Missionary Rally of the Northern Association was hc>J. last week at Oilmore City. Those attend? ing from the local church were Mesdames Roy Kluger, Lowell Larson, Gladys Hanson, LeRoy Carter, Lynn Pulver, Dettmef Thompson, Sam Link, Bowlers Dine • Ladies from Lakota who bowl in Titonka ended the season by having a dinner in Fairmont Wednesday evening. Members of the "Spinners" are Mrs Idah Rippentrop, Mrs Albert Wer- inga, Mrs Jake Peterson' of La-, kota, Mrs Alvin Rippentrop and Audrey Boekelman of Titonka. Luckies Meet . ..... The Lakota Luckies 4-H Club held a workshop Saturday at the home of Mrs Burdette Hoeppnen They worked on covering sewing baskets, gathered skirts and on aprons. Mr and Mrs Harry Roseneau entertained at dinner Sunday Mr and Mrs J. W. Etherington of Eagle Grove and Wilma Etherington of Good Thunder, Minn, Ladies from Lakota who attended the Rural Urban Dinner at the Burt school'Monday evening were Mrs Fred Christ, Mrs Mary. Telkamp, Mrs Henry Steenhard, Mrs Raymond Bierle, Mn Elmer Paulson, Mrs Harold Olthoff, Mrs Ernest Heidecker and Lucy' Melz. Mr and Mrs Gilbert Gelhaus and family of Hubbard were Sunday guests at the-John Dtjrn- bush ihome. ' Mrs H. D. Mussmen visited a* the home of her brother and family, the R. C. Kiester's, Mason City, from Wednesday until Friday. The following attended a Bible School Institute- at the 'Presbyterian church, gstherville, Thursday, Rev. and Mrs Harlan Kruse, Mrs C. A. Gutkenecht, Miss Lena Foreign Student Exchange Idea Proposed Here An attempt is being made here by members''of the high school student council, faculty members and school officials to complete arrangements so a foreign exchange- student can attend Algona high school during the 1960-61 school year. ', There are problems involved, according to Lyle Alberts, spoiv sor of the. student council, who is handling many of the arrangements connected with obtaining the student. There's the matter of $650. which must be donated so the student can obtain passage to and from "his homeland..-, In many communities where exchange students have attended, or are attending high school, the money is obtained from .service clubs and other organizations. Secondly, a good home, must be found for the student. ' Various persons will apnear before Algona's seuvice clubs soon to explain the plan in full. Student Poetry Winners Named. Algona high school winners in the ,1960 Student Poetry Contest, conducted by the State Federation of Women's Clubs,: have been the 6th district .chair man, Margaret Durant. In 'the district rating 1 .- •• Sharon Gardner plac'e'd I ''fu v s't"fenff"'J'ea'ri Christiansen second in the serious verse division. Janice Bode placed second, in the humorous division. All three poems received awards in the state judging of the district winners. Sharon Gardner and Janice Bode placed second in their respective divisions. Jean Christiansen was given an honor rating in the serious division. The Algona Woman's Club sponsored the contest. Win Honors With Co-Op Butter Consolidated Co-Op Creameries of Whittemore won recognition at the annual meeting of the State Brand Creameries, Inc. at Mason City, April 28, with butter marketed by the association, and made at the creamery at Whittemore. Consolidated butter was awarded a Group I rating along with four other creameries marketing through State Brand. Manager Russ Medin also received first place in the annual butter judging event. $18.99 $-95 WEST BEND PARTY PERCOLATOR 4 Quests Qr A Dozen, 12 To 30 Cups. , For Her Card Club - Small Gatherings _,..- _ • By REDMAN Clothes Hamper. Many Styles To Choose From. 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