The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 10, 1960 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 10, 1960
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(la.) Upfwr DM Molntt Tuitdoy, May 10, 1960 Ellen Maahs Is New Band Queen AtWhittemore Whiitemore — Ellen Maahs, daughter of Mr and Mrs George Mnahs, was chosen Miss Whittemore tobe a candidate for Miss North Iowa at the Band Festival, June 1.. A senior, she was chosen by the band. She is active in baseball, soflball, bowling, vocal music, mixed chorus, girls chorus and is majorett in the band. p, Hire Lifeguard The town council hired a lifeguard for the swimming pool at the regular council meeting Monday night. She is Caroline Bickert of Algona. Miss Bickert is 19 years of age and at present teaching a swimming class at St. Catherine's College in St. Paul, Minn. She has a safety instructors certificate required for Red Cross sponsored swimming instructions. Ellen Maahs, assistant lifeguard last year, was rehired for the coming year. Relative Dies Mr and Mrs Herbert Potratz received word of the death of Mrs Adela Wetzel who died at the home of her daughter Mrs Everett Span at Baltimore Maryland May 3. Funeral services and interment were at Winona, Minn. come to OUR weddings, first Here's the easiest war to be sure your Wedding Portrait will be a treasured record of your bridal love* liness. Just browse through the many, beautiful weddings our camera has captured—see what skill can do to make the Portrait— n- • i l: IM.I ns ilie Bride! Isaacson's Studio 124 N. Moor* Algona Relatives who attended last rites were Mr and Mrs Herbert Potratz, Mr and Mrs Martin Potratz from" Whitlemore, Mrs Wilmar Wichtendahl of Letts Creek and Mrs Max Bast of Algona Mrs Wetzel is survived by three daughters and one son. New Bookkeeper Mrs Walter A. Meyer of Whittemore took over her new dulies as bookkeeper in the Whitteinore Farmers Stale Bank May 1. She took over the duties of Elaine Maahs who will be married to Richard Leu of Melvern, in June. Mrs Meyer was formerly employed in the county treasurer's office in Algona and also in the county assessors office. Population, 730 Mayor William Fandel received notice Tuesday staling that Whittemore gained 52 people since the 1950 census. In the 1950 census Ihere were 678 and now as stated there are 730. Mrs Leo Walters left Friday morning for Atlanta, Georgia with Mr and Mrs Lewis Elbert of Pocahontas. Mr Elbert will attend the National Editoral Convention in Atlanta for two weeks and Mrs Walters will visit at the home of her son Durwood and family and get acquainted with her new grandson Ridge. Enroute lo Atlanta they spent a few days at the home of Mrs Walters' son- in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Gene Harig in Carmel, Indiana. Ruth Braatz, daughter of Mr and Mrs Louis Br»atz, accepted a call which was extended to her through Concordia Teachers College in River Foresl, 111. She will teach in a Lutheran parochial school at Albuquerque, New Mexico. Twenty five members of the Whittemore high school band left early Friday morning for Ames to attend Veishea at Iowa Stale Universily. Mr and Mrs Andrew S. Elbert received word that their son Marvin and family have moved from Ada, Minn., to Grafton, N.D., Mr Elbert had been manager of the J. C. Penney store at Wilmar, Minn., and for the past three years at Ada and will manage the Penney store at Grafton. . Judy Grimes, daughter of Mr and Mrs Edward Grimes, is a patient in the hospital at Emmets- ourg with an infection in the palm cf her right hand caused from a blister. On Friday morning it was necessary to lance the ha"d and scrape the bone. On. Monday of last week the soyuomore ciass of the Whittemore ^public school went on an all day field trip to Union Slough. Harold H. Burgess, refuge officer, and. L. F. Tellier state conservation officer, entertained the group. Mrs Ernie Meyer and son Eldon Ray accompanied by Mrs George Meyer, drove to Waverly Wednesday where Eldon had an interview with the president of Wartburg college in. Waverly. Eldon who will graduate from Whittemore high school this month, is planning to enroll at Wartburg. Mrs Henry Becker of Minneapolis spent last week visiting at the homes of her aunt, Mrs Lena Krebsbach, Mike Koppen and Arthur Heidenwith. A number of relatives gathered at the Gerald Ollom home Tuesday evening to celebrale Mr Oll- om's birthday. Present were Mr and Mrs Herman Voigt, Mr and Mrs Milton Espe, Craig and Ken, .vir and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith, vlr and Mrs George Meyer, Mrs Dcrothy Roscndahl and Kay -•lances, Mr and -Mrs Raymond v' and family, of here. Mr md Mrs Harold Voigt and Rosella v'uigt of Algona. 500 was played, .Vlr and Mrs Heidenwith winning iigii, Raymond Voigt and Mrs .vlilton Espe, second high. Mr and Mrs Hugo Meyer, Mr and Mrs Lawrence Meyer and lamily, Mr and Mrs Melvin Roeber and son David, Mr and Mrs Wilbur .Roeber and family and .vlr and Mrs Herbert Zumach and family of here and Mr and Mrs Frank Jurgens and family of West Bend, celebrated their mother and mother-in-law's birthday Sunday with a pot luck dinner at her home in Whittemore. Mr and Mrs Louis Wehrspan had as guests al Iheir home Tuesday evening Mr and Mrs Herman Vaudt, Mr and Mrs Archie Voigt, and John Van Heise of Whiite- more, and Mr and Mrs Duane Vaudt of Forest Cily, the occasion was the birthdays of Herman Vaudt^and his sister, Mrs Wehr- span. 100 Ladies At Spring Guest Day At Burt Burl — Over 100 ladies attended Spring Guest Day sponsored by W. S. C. S. at the Methodist cluirch Friday afternoon. Guests came from the Algona, Fenlon, Ledyard, Good Hope, and Doan Methodist church as well as from the local Society. A program of organ music was given by Gwenyth Teeter. Mrs Fred Samek had devotions and a girls sextet from the school, Joyce Angus, Sharon Miller, Marsha Dremmel, Jean Stevens, Margaret Keith, and Cheryl Smith, sang. Mrs Estelle Hanson, Algona district W.S.C.S. vice president from Emmetsburg, was guest speaker. launch was served. In charge of the lunch were Benita Mitchell, Lefie McMullen, Mary Baer, Wantalee Hawcott, and Florence Spear. Mariners Club The Mariners club held its May meeting Sunday night, with Mr and Mrs Russell Patterson arid Rev. and Mrs H. A. Smith as hosts. Mr and Mrs Harold Becker were in^charge of devotions. Mr and Mrs George Becker the discussion. Guests were Mr and Mrs Jess Blanchard, Mr and Mrs E. A. Lee, and Mr and Mrs Clarence Kraft, all of Lxine Rock. MTtchell's parents. The L. C. Williams at Welcome, Minn. Mr and Mrs Carl Peterson of Pa ion \vi.-re Friday night supper ana overnight guests at the G. H. .>u.AiuiK n nome. Funeral Rites for Mary Baker Held, Titonka TiJonka — Funeral services for Mrs Mary Reibsamen Baker, ! !4, were held May 4 at the Ti- fonka Methodist church, with Rev. Max Goldman officiating. Interment was in Buffalo township cemetery. Mary Davison, daughter of Jesse and Elizabeth Piercy Davison, was born July 23, 1875 at Buffalo .Forks, Iowa. On July 23, 1895 she was united in marriage to Thomas P. Reibsamen of Ti- t6nka. They established their home in Wesley and from there moved to Titonka where they lived until 1923 when they moved to Britt. To this union was born one daughter, Esther and four sons, Piercy, Jesse, Forrest and Gilmour. Jesse died in infancy and Gilmour in 1944. Mr Reibsa- men died in 1924. In 1927 she was married to Gustav A. Baker and they made their home at Britt until his death in 1928. She was a member of the Methodist church. She was always interested in club work and was a member of the Nota Bene Club of Britt. In 1936, she sold her home at Britt and moved to California, where she has since made her home. For the past several months she had been in poor health and died at the home of her son, Piercy, Apr. 28. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs William Wooff of Mt. Vernon; two sons, Piercy, Long Beach,. Cal., and Forrest, Britt; three step-children, Ray S. Baker, Britt, Leo Baker, Fort Dodge, and Mrs Esther .Sauers, Mechanicsville; three sisters,' Mrs S. J. Ramsey, Parkersburg, Mrs George Manus, Northwood, and Mrs Robert Sherwood, Parkersburg; 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. corned. July 1, trie communities of Swan Lake, Dolliver and parts of Armstrong and Gruvpr will join the reorganized district. Five directors and a treasurer will be elected June 2 to serve on the school board of the district. Two of the directors will serve until Sept. 1960; two until Sept. 1962; and one until Sept. 1963. bids therefor was adopted.- Quarterly report of the Algona Municipal Utilities was approved. Mp«t ng was adjourned to Friday May 6, 1960 at 5:00 P.M. for more study -..MI. no earn e, gutter project. It was approved that the City obtain rauio units 10 b* installed in four city jwnon vehicles and one unit tor a ba>u station, ^ccepits for April Gerveral 1,069.24 Street 3,021.68 Public Safely .. 275.36 Sanitation 469.80 Municipal Enterprise Recreation 3 Local Poets Near Top In State Contest Debt Service Emergency — ... Trust & Agency Swcre Rental __ Parking Meter __ 29.44 3.648.37 1,448.52 Taxes 472J5 13,940.09 30,868.22 11,316.19 12,014.63 8,070.31 39,471.92 4,537.09 456.20 The members of the intermediate Girl Scouts and their leader, Mrs Russell Patterson went to Algona Saturday where they visited the library. Members of the senior class ana their government teacher, M ..imun, open i iuesduy in AJgoni where they attended the annua Law Day al the courthouse. Eighth grade commencemen anu- annual award night will be held at the Burt school at 0 p.m Tuesday, May 17. Mrs Don Mitchell, Judy and Jane spent Saturday with Mr Two junior high students, Jean Christiansen, seventh grade, and Sharon Gardner, eighth grade, and Janice Bode, senior at Algona high school, received high ratings for original poems entered recently in the Iowa State Poetry Contest, sponsored by the Federation of Women's Clubs. Miss Gardner took second in the serious division; Miss Bode was second in light verse; and Miss Christiansen won honorable mention in serious verse, Miss Gardner won first and the others second in the sixth district contest which preceded slate judging. Chairman of creative writing in this district is Margaret Durant, Algona. 63 YEARS Mr and Mrs J. H. Hunting of Montczuina, recently celebrated 1 their 63rd wedding anniversary. Mr Hunting was.the first living white child born in Woodbury county, Iowa. A STUDENT DESK FOR $15 flki STURDY STEEL DESK Ideal for the receptionist or student. Heavy <jauge steel desk "*^i two drawers for stationery and supplies plus pencil and clip tray. Desert Sand or Col* Cray. No. 731 $15.00 • for lfi» iiudtni • For rk* Saltuiin • Jdtol /or Mem or Dad • Fv lh» Plant r«vimo« OR ICE STANDS Class Honored Special honors were given Sunday at Immanuel Lutheran church for the 50th anniversary of the confirmation class of 1910, of which eight of nine members were present. Special recognition was JiVcn during the morning services by Rev. H. A. Diers and special music was sung. Dinner was served at noon for the honored guests. 'i'he class ot 1910 was confirmed by Rev. Wellner and included Bertha Mayland Boyken, Lottie Gieskmg Heensch, Carrie Franzen Brtins, Louise Mayland Baade, all of Titonka; Bertha Ulm of Independence; Christina Loeschen Doden of Woden; Etnil Baack of St. Paul, Minn.; Henry Westen- dc-rt of Aplingion; and John Sunken of Marshalltown. Mr SunKen was the only one unable to attend due to health. Council Minutes COUNCIL MINUTES Resolution ordering construction o1 sanitary sewer lines, and fixing a date for hearing thereon and for the taking ol 121,147.00 40.00 13.00 10.00 10.00 15.00 6.51 23.90 20.60 9,982.41 GENERAL FUND Mayor Shierk, salary _________ 112.50 salary ________________ 164.00 latison, salary — _______________ 232.5! owa State Bank, withholding tax 44. dO he Algona Reminder, copies _. 18.00 Hanson, expense ------------- Juchanan Abstract Co., title search ... __________ ....... American Public Works Assoc., dues _____ .......... ________ ;owa Municipal Finance Officers Assoc., dues ............ .. Arwell Inc., rat control ________ <lipto Loose Leaf Co., supplies Northwestern Bell Telephone Co., telephone ________ ....... -The Algona Ins. Agency, Ins. _. Wa/or Shierk, "xpense -------- 33.50 Koch Brothers, tupplies _______ 8.35 STREET Lashbrook, salary ------------ 156.95 Pergande, salary ---- --------- 166.13 Burtis, salary .......... ------ 143.12 Metzen, Jr., salary .. \ -------- 120.67 Prow, salary ___________ : _____ 129.35 Skilling, salary _______________ 124.27 Myers, salary ________________ 100.20 Iowa State Bank, withholding tax 79.10 Cities Service Oil Co., gas _____ 204.17 Asphalt Products Co., premix . 70.33 Sieg-Fort Dodge Co., repairs --- 21.11 Skelly Oil Co., fu,ol ---------- 12.64 Northwestern Bell Telephone Co., telephone _________________ 14.55 H. E. Ahlman, asphalt ________ 300.10 Cullcn Hardware, supplies ----City Clerk, advance cash ------ Hrew, expense _______________ PUBLIC SAFETY Bdekclman, salary ____________ Hutchison, salary -----------Jorgenson, salary ------------ 156.15 McBride, salary ______________ 140.42 Schwarzenbach, salary ________ 142.5-1 Bulten, salary _______________ 147.54 Voigt, salary ________________ 135.42 KOMI, salary ..... _______ ..... 20.00 Elbert, salary _______________ ... 15.00 Iowa statu bank, withholding tax 101.40, Irust & Agency Fund, pension .. 12.01 Cities Ssrvice Oil Co., gas ---- 86.77 I he Gopner Shooter's Supply Co., Inc., Supplies _________ ..... 121.78 Northwestern Bell Telephone Co., tetephen* City Clerk, advance cash lames Utt, repairs Algeria Fir* Depart., fire calls 4 meetings SANITATION ?as, salary . Courtney, salary -_-._. owa State Bank, withholding tax William Durant, release Northwestern Bell Telephone Co , telephone — t End Foundry, Inc., material for sewer letner Helmcrs, labor & material SEWER RENTAL .pmkec, salary Sronbach, salary owa State Bank, withholding tax Water & Sewage Works, subscription ^lortnwestern Bell Telephone Co., telephone Cullen Hardware, supplies 20.85 13.37 19.00 340.00 170.60 93.bO 16.40 10.00 17.00 538.00 578.98 163.02 118.10 17.60 3.67 11.85 3.21 E. J. Heusru refund to.19 MUNICIPAL ENTERPRISE Algona Cemetery Bonrd, taxes . 1922.34 EMERGENCY FUND owa State Bank, flovernmcnt bonds 7133.73 DEBT SERVICE Iowa State Bank, government bonds . 5231.40 Iowa Dos Moincs Nat'l, Bank, Interest 157.75 R. W. Mellem, Interest 22.50 RECREATION Diamond's, equipment 13.30 Hufzell's, equipment 614.80 PARKING METER Groen, salaty 164.43 Sands, salary ----- 40.59 Iowa State Bank, withholding tax 14.90 Trust 8. Agency Fund, ,pension _ 1.77 Norton Machine Works, weld .. 2.18 Published in the Algona Kossulh County Advance, Algona, Iowa, May 5, 1960. 175.91 157.60 SAVE on FIRST GRADE WHITE HOUSE PAINT Regular $5.49 Gallon v NOW ONLY $439 Gal. While Supply Lasts HOYT HARDWARE Phone 4701 BODE, IOWA We Give S & H Green Stamps SPEAKING: The Bride Will Want Her Kitchen To Be All Electric! Her home will be completely modern. Low cost electricity makes it possible to have these modern conveniences at a cost of only a few pennies a day. Algona Municipal Utilities Consolidation Passes, 237-13, For Armstrong By a vote of 237-13, consolidation of the Armstrong Community School District was approved Thursday. Voters approved a merger of approximately 20 sec- tions'of land in Iowa Lake town- r.hip and the Swan Lake-Maple Hill school districts with the present Armstrong district, thus: adding an estimated 50 student:; to Armstrong's high school enrollment. The Swan Lake - Maple Hill vote was 34-0, while at Iowa Lake the count was 18-2 and at Armstrong, 185-11, proving the consolidation was overwhelmingly favored in. each area con- STAND NIAVVWIIOM trotectt your costly offio* mochlnft,, Heavy Connpt tip *r till. *dor,-»kid top. tall (waring easier* rttrettoM* al tht flip of q levw. Stand will not mov» whe.v'« u »i' it set. Shelf for pertanal Dems. Opens to x 2£" x ?& inch, Mist e/$?n, Dlivs « tOt STUPfNTI 4 fOt TWNO • fO» THl KIJCHIH "AU-PMRPOSE" STAND Us» as a typow/Uer to We, 'T.V."<kmd or wp(k bench, Perfoft lor st idents. Opsni up to 39!i" x 17". Center c rawer for supplies ana shelf {or books. Re f % smoothly on quality casters, Heovy gau^e sieel. Olive Green or.vei* Gr«y Nu. 7H9I3.9S For Your Office Suply Needs See The DES MOINES PUB. CO 111 f, Call St, Algona NEED SEEP CORN CALL Mil A. H. ERPELDING St. Jo*, lower Rhone — Liv?rmere 2614 us, n, 19-; van TH£ B£ST TO 50 <J£LL" DRILLING. 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