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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 10, 1960
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John Cordes 01 i Lakota Named To Boys State • Lakofa — John Cordes. son of Mr and Mrs John G. Cordes, who live oast of Lakota. has been chosen by the Lakota American Legion to attend Boys State at Camp Dodge (lie week of June 5. John is a junior at Lakota high school. He has been very active in School, participating in basketball and dramatics for three years. He received 2nd in the oratorical division at Ihe state finals at Hartley this spring. He has been in the mixed chorus and glee club for two years and this year was in the junior class play. He is treasurer of the junior class, has been a member of the Buffalo Boys 4-H Club for six years and has held the office of president, vice president, secretary and reporter for this group. As a member of the Ramsey Reformed church he belongs to the Ramsey Youth Fellowship and sings in the church choir. Officers Installed The Legion Auxiliary enter/ tained 29 ladies here Tuesday afternoon. The business meeting was conducted by the county president, Mrs Kenneth Kollasch. Swea City. ' Officers for the coming year were installed and they included Mrs Kenneth Kollasch, president, and Mrs Fern Peterson of Swea City, secretary. Both were reelected this year. Mrs Lillie. Foth of Algona, 8th district president, gave a report on the state convention. The boys double quartet from the school under -the direction of Mrs Don Christ sang, and an .instrumental number was presented by Carmen Cook, Roberta Addy. . Larry Becker and Clare Barrett. Lunch was served by the local unit. 5—Algeria (la.) Upper DM Molne* Tuesday, May 10, 1960 William Klein, Former Wesley Man, Succumbs A former Wesley man, William Klein, 75, Fairhope, Ala., died in a Mobile, Ala. hospital Saturday. Apr. 30. Mr Klein was father of Arthur Klein, of Sexton and a brother of Mrs Mary Eisenbarth, Algona. Funera^ services were held at Fairhopir°Tuesday, May 3. Born in New York, Mr Klein moved to the Wesley vicinity many years ago and was married to Veronica Ludwig in 1907. The family moved to Alabama in 1937. Mr Klein had been in poor health for the past six months and underwent surgery in January. Besides the son, Arthur, and sister, Mrs Eisenbarth, he is sur-- vived by his wife ,five other children, Vincent, Raymond and Henrietta (Mrs Arthur Cink), all of Fairhope; Cecelia (Mrs Roy Bornholt), Elberta, Ala.; and Jerome, Bethany, Okla.; 23 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The son, Arthur, attended the funeral . Lakota Faculty Has Four Posts Still Vacant Lakota — The latest teacher lo be added to the faculty of the Lakota school for the 60-61 school year is Charles Perron of Albert Lea, who will teach industrial arts and mathematics. Mr Perron is just completing his work at Mankato State Teachers College. He is married and they are parents of a 9-month old son. To date, the following teachers have signed contracts to return next fall; kindergarten, Mrs Gregory Deim; 1st, Mrs Orvick; 3rd, Miss Torrence; 4th, Mrs Thorland; 5th, Miss Stratmann; 6th, Mrs Albin Nelson; 7th, Mr Donald Peterson; and in the high school, Mr V. A. Barrett, Mr Clayton Helvick, Mr Jerry McMullen, Mrs Kiewiet, Mrs Budlong and Supt. John W. Cook. Not signed as yet are 2nd grade teacher, 8th grade teacher, a vocal music instructor and also one added high school teacher. BUSINESS BREVITIES Happenings In Algona B»/sth«SS£S/ READ FURNITURE has rented the garage portion of the J & L Motor building, owned by Howard llnonk, adjaccnl to the present Read store on Hall street. I) will he remodeled with a new 1'icnt and allow a greatly expanded display. The corner portion of the former J £ T, building is now occupied by Bob Woods' Algona Auto Sales. Botsford Lumber is doing the remodeling. * ' * * MRS CLETUS ELBERT of the Elberl Well Co., Algona attended the 31st annual state well drillers convention held May 4 and 5 at the Hotel Warden in Fort Dodge. * * * STOCK OF THE Shocks Sporting Goods store at Blue Earth, Minn, has been purchased by Bcecher Lane Appliance of Algona. Purchase included sporting goods and T-V equipment. * * * NEW EMPLOYEE at Ihe Security State Bank is Mrs Robert Woods, in Ihe bookkeeping department . . . Marilyn Aukes. recent graduate of Hamilton Business College, is now employed at Beecher Lane Appliance. * * * SPRING IS PAINT-UP lime, and most of the paint dealers in this area are offering some unusual bargain prices at the moment . . . if you're thinking of slapping on a little paint, better check how much you can save if you do soon. * * * IT'S ANNIVERSARY sale time at Graham's Store, starling Wednesday in observance of the 53rd year of this Iowa concern . . . the Bonus Check plan in conjunction with the Luelholcl stores' anniversary continues at the Hub Clothiers this week. * « * JOHN HAUPERT. Burl, won Ihe diamond ring set in conjunction with the Grand Opening of the remodeled Thuente Pharmacy held last week. There were 25 other winners, and approximately 1,500 registrations, John Thuente stated today. * * ' * "PRINCESS DAY", Friday, al Foster Furnilure, There are several Princesses involved (excluding Meg, of course, who is busy elsewhere). The whole Princess Day is explained in detail in this issue with an additional bit of information from N. W. Bell himself. * * * YOUNGSTERS who will be playing in the Little Leagues around town this summer will find it handy to clip out the season's schedule printed on the sports page in this issue, courtesy of E. E. Barr Insurance Agency. * * * Congratulations lo Harold Sundel who wins a Irip to an insurance convention in Denver, Colorado . . . I/.aak Walton "smelt feed", Thursday, May 12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. al VFW Hall, open to public . . . annual S. & L. Days are now in progress, running for two weeks — Ron Mock in charge locally. '* * * BRIDE &' GROOM presentation features an entire section in this issue, in cooperation with 20 local business firms, the first time such a pictorial section has ever been published in this area . . . and June is Bride Month, so if you are eligible, get busy! New Principal Is Named For Local Hi School Rosalee Reding Of St. Joe To Wed Woden Man Is Chosen For Decorah Honor „ W«il»y — Lowell Erdman, son of the Paul Erdmans and city engineer at Decorah for the past five years, was honored last week by lellqw townsmen who chose him man of the week. Lowell graduated in 1950 from Iowa State University, Ames, With a B.S. in civil engineering i »nd became a registered engineer • : in ]869. He js a trustee on the of the Lutheran church, board qf directors of the club, , member of the er «f Commerce, the coun- etate a,nd national Civil Society*, and the Pec- Industrial Development Rosalee Reding St. Joe — Mr and Mrs Alfred Reding announce the ap preaching marriage of their daughter. Rosalee, shown here, to Ronald Evanson. June 1 set as the wedding date in St. Joseph's Catholic church. Miss Reding is a St. Joseph's high school graduate and is employed at Humboldt. Mr Evanson, a 1955 graduate of Woden high school, served fours in the air force is employed at Fort Dodge. (UDM Engraving) L. G. Laidley, 60, Ex-Buttermaker In County, Dies Lawrence G. Laidley, 60, at one time a buttermaker in creameries in Algonu, Lone Rock and Whittemore in this area, died at his home in Swaledale, last Thursday. He is a brother of Mrs Marguerite Dahl of Algona. Funeral services were held Monday at Swaledale, with burial there. Mr Laidley was born July 6, 1899, at Bancroft, a son of Wilbur F. alid Anges M. Laidley. Ho attended Iowa State College and then went into creamery work, from which he retired six years ago. His wife, seven daughters, and two brothers, also survive. 4 From Area Get Nurse Caps Four young women from this area were among 17 freshmen students of St. Joseph School of Nursing, Mason City, to receive their nurses caps May 11 in ceremonies held at the hospital. Area girls receiving their caps were Carol Erpelding, Bode; Catherine McCarthy, Algona; Elizabeth Murphy, Algona; anff Mary Louise Schuler, Buffalo Center , Titonka Class To Conduct Own Graduation The graduating class of Titonka Consolidated School will conduct its own commencement exeriser in the high school gymnasium. May 24. The Rev. H. A. Diers, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Titonka, will deliver the sermon to the class in the gym, May 22. Supt. W. P. Truesdall and Principal S. H. Thiesse have announced Sandra Gartner as the valedictorian and Margaret McDonald, the salutatorian. The list of graduates includes: Ruby Alexander, A r d i t h Brandt, Jerry BuH'ington, Sylvia Eden, Sandra Gartner, Gertrude Gerdis, Verna Gray, Clarence Harms, Edith Huisinga. Lenora Huisman, Edward Mayland, Margaret McDonald, Edgar Meyer, Gary Michaelsen, Larry Pearson. Sharon Schmidt, Gaylo Slepcr. David Smiclt. Sandra Smidt, Mary Beth Sleeker, Mildred Ulimann. Wendal Weiland, Judith Weir. Letter Carriers Meet, Bancroft Kossuth County Rural Letter Carriers and Auxiliary met April 27, at the V.F.W. Hall in Bancroft, with Mr and Mrs Andrew Deitering and Mr and Mrs Philip Sheridan as hosts and hostesses. A pot luck dinner preceded the business meetings of each group. Mrs George Thompson, president, opened the Auxiliary meeting, and two gifts were auctioned off to help the treasury surplus. Present at the meetings were the S. E. Straleys, Fenton; Mrs Mary Genrich, Lone Rock; Mrs George Thompson, and Mrs Lena Junkermeier, Ledyard; the P. J. McGuires, Burt; the Guy Giddings, LuVerne; Edwin Steenhard, Lakota; the M. O. Givens. Titonka; the H. Hartmans, Lone Rock; the Andy Deiterings and Phil Shcridans of Bancroft. Ex-Banker Of County Passes Burt — Silas Harris, 90. former well known banker at Burt and Fenton, died recently at the home of a daughter, Mr and Mrs Paul McCrea, Chevy Chase. Maryland. At one time Mr Harris also served on the finance board of Coe College, Cedar Rapids. His late wife was the former Gertrude Paine, daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Frank Paine. Orthel 4-H Club A meeting of the Orthel Jolly Workers was held at the home of Janellc Larson with 13 members present. Demonstrations were given by Janet Ostercamp, Vicky Arndorfer and Jackie Fox. Patsy Green and Barbara Pierce also gave a deinonstratiort on correct posture and exercise. SCRIPTO MARKING PENCILS, Ijshing Co., phone CY 4-3535, Pub. Co., Algona. Elgin Allen Announcement was'made Monday morning by Supl. O. B. Laing of the Algona Community School District that Elgin Allen, who haa been high school principal al Lake City, will assume the 1 duties of principal of the local high school in June. Mr Allen will succeed Jack Evans, who recently accepted the post of senior high principal at East Moline, 111. Mr Allen, principal at Lake Cily for the past four years, plans to move his family here in June if suitable housing can be found Hi; has four children, three boys in elementary school and a daughter of pro-school age. He received his B.A. degree from Wartbury College and his M.A. degree from the University of Iowa at Iowa City. (UDM Engraving) Ex-Algona Girl Top Majorette In The Far West A former Algona girl, Patti Jo Allen, daughter of Mr and Mr> Jerry Allen, who now reside at Downey, Cal.. won top honors and the title Majorette Princess of the West in competition with 150 12 to 16 year old girls at Farmington, N. M. recently. Miss Allen, whose grandmother, Mrs Wayne Allen, lives here received three trophies, in baton and tap combination, military fancy strut and open baton competition contest twirling, together with high score in personality, poise and beauty in party dress judging. Out of a possible 500 points, Patti Jo scored 49G with the judges. She is a seventh grade student, leader and instructor of the Downey Debs, junior majorette corps: lias made numerous twirling and dancing appearances and has received many honors previously. Competition w a s open to all girls living west of the Mississippi river at Farmington. Plan Club Tour Garfield Hustlers 4-H met May 2. at the home of the Helleseth Bros. Tom and Don Helleseth gave a demonstration, and Sidney Banwart and Richard Banwart gave reports. They planned the tour route which will start at Linda Anliker's home at 8 a.m. on June 6. Bancroft Bond Vote The town of Bancroft will asV. its voters June 6 to decide whether or not the town shall issue general obligation bonds for the construction of a building to house the fire department. The bond issue is in the amount of $10.000. A special issue ballot will be in conjunction with the June primary election. Ledyard Farmer Drowns; Rites Held Monday Funeral services for Leo J. Keller, 5il. bachelor Ledyarcl fanner, were held at 0:30 a.m. Monday in Sacn-d Heart Catholic church at Ledyard with Fr. B. J. Montag officiating. Burial was at I lie church cemetery and Carry Funeral Home. Bancroft, was in charge of arrangements. Mr Keller was found Thmsdav. drowned in a dredge ditch at the Keller farm, four miles south of Ledyard. His brothers discovered the body and County Coroner Dr. R. F. Synder. Swea City, later said Mr Keller had suffered an epileptic seizure and fell into the cllirh. Mr Keller, who lived with his brothers. Nicholas, William and .f"hn. had Rone for the mail Thursday. The brothers became ahu-nied when he didn't return and went to search for him. They found him lying in the water. Besides the three brothers. M( Keller is survived by two sisters, Mrs Frank Rotterman. Elmore. and Mrs Evelyn Davis, Miami Fla.. and four nephews. her sister, Mrs Doris Smith in Fort Dodge Sunday. Mr nnd Mrs Waynard Rippentrop became the parents of their first child, a son, Allen Wayne, f Ibs.. 5 07... at the Buffalo .Center hospital May 1. Grandparents are the Fred Christs and the Albert Rippentrops. Lakotn Band Mothers met May D. Hostesses were Mrs A. C. Schisscl. Mrs Iclah Rippentrop and Mrs Robert Beemer. Jake Peterson drove a school bus Wednesday evening, taking 27 members of the 8th grade to Algona for a skating party. Mrs John Cook and Mrs John S. Rippentrop were chaperones. The Lutheran Ladies Aid met Wednesday afternoon. Devotions were given -by Mrs David Patterson. Mrs A. Poppe, Jr.. gave the story of the picture, "The Praying Hands.", Mrs Virgil Sachs gave a reading on "Mothers Hands." Roberta Addy sang a solo, "The Stranger From Galilee", accompanied by Marilyn Rippentrop. Discussions were held about the bake sale and ba/.aar to be held May 21. Lunch will be served from 3 to 5 and from 5 on suppers will be served. Hostesses were Mrs Alvin Boctt- chcr, Mrs George Schroedcr and Mrs Robert Addy. Mrs John Cook, Easter Seal chairman, reports that $119.25 was collected. The following from Lakota attended the spring rally of the North Central Group of the Iowa District of the W.M.F. of the American Lutheran church at St. John's in Bcjmond Monday: Bertha Englebarts. Rose Christ. Jennis Blome, Amanda Nit?., Gertrude Tiet/, Greta Stecker, Mary Zoller, Louise Schroeder, Henry Blome, Rev. and Mrs Meinecke. The Harold Ashland family spent several days last week visiting his brother, the Danny Ashlands, at Wapello. Enroute home they visited her mother, Mrs Bessie Good in Mason City and the parental Irving Ashlands in Clear Lake. Mrs Alton E. Anderson returned home Wednesday following surgery a week ago at the Buffalo Center hospital. Mr and Mrs Paul Richardson have purchased a trailer court at Rochester, Minn. They plan to move to Rochester as soon as school is out. Mr and Mrs W. D. Ley and family attended the Towa State University Block and Bridle Club Horse Show at the State Fairgrounds in Des Moines Sunday. Mr and Mrs Fred Schroeder arrived home Thursday after a 4Mi month visit with their four children and various other relatives in California. LADIES WANTED LADIES — EARN UP TO $2.00 hour sewing babywear! No Flouse Selling! Send postcard to CUTIES, Warsaw 6, Indiana. 17-20* HELP WANTED MALE AND FEMALE OPENING —• Profits of $2 pef 'lour and up at start possible. Full or part time. Established Walkins Route in city of Algona. Big demand for famous, nation wide, TV-ADVERTISED household products. Write Watkin! Products, Inc., D-87, Winona, Minn. 18-21* •LAKOTA Mrs. Sophie Ellsworth The Luther League met Monday evening at the parish hall. Rita Weringa had charge of the topic for the evening. August Bauman was in charge of the hymn, scripture and prayer. New officers were elected for the new school year next fall. President, Kathleen Peterson; vice president, Paul Geilenfeld; secretary. Roberta Addy; treasurer, Arnold Sachs. After an evening of games, lunch was served by August, Harold and Karen Bauman, Rita, Dennis and Roger .Weringa. Mr and Mrs Lavern Edwards and Merle went to Velva, N. D. Friday where they attended t he- wedding of her niece. Shirley Kassner of Sawyer. They also visited relatives at Mohall, N. D. before returning home on Monday. Guests for lunch at the John Cook home Tuesday evening following the senior class play were cousins of Mrs Cook, Mr and Mrs Earl Spike of Evanston and Phyllis Lundsen of Fort Dodge. Mr and Mrs W. E. Ley visited MEN WOMEN Use your spare time to increase your weekly earning $25 - $50 or more in Algona. No investment but car needed. Special Offer to help you. Write at once. Rawleigh's Dopt. IAE-5152 Freeporl. 111. . Hi-19-20 DIVISION SALES MANAGER Exceptional position open. Good pay and a fine future. Old established Company. Duties include hiring and training men with top rated feed company. Previous sales experience valuable. Must have a car. Applications confidential. Write Sales Manager, 07 South 42nd Street, Omaha 6. Nebraska. 18-19 lor, Attorney, Morris, Minnesota; or Ed Kirwin, Administrator, Morris, Minnesota. 19-20-21 FOR SALE- OR RENT—6 ROOM house in LuVerne, Call Bode, 2585. . . 19-20* 2 Licenses Issued Two wedding licenses were issued by County Clerk Alma Pearson this week. They went to Arthur Winkel and Marjorie Illg, Algono, May 6; and Gerald Hool- dorf and Arella Kinseth, Algona, May 7. Mayor's Court Ben Binns, Wesley, was sentenced to two days in jail for intoxication following a hearing in Mayor C. C. Shierk's court this week. Four men paid fines for speeding. They were Donald Koons, Richard Miller and Stanley Bown, all of Des Moines, and David Riley, Estherville. Each paid $5 and cists. Wonted LADIES — EARN UP TO $2.00 hour sewing babywear! No House Selling! Send postcard to CUTIES, Warsaw 6, Indiana. 16-19* WANT TO RENT—2 OR 3 BED- room apartment or house ap- proximatelv June 1st. Write Box 594. Algona, la. IfHfn. WANTED — FULL TIME housekeeper', live in, four children. 3. (i. 9, 12. All modern appliances, 3 bedroom house. Excellent situation for capable woman willing to assume responsibility. Ted Martin, CY 4-4370. 19* FEMALE HELP WANTED FOR restaurant work. Phone JU 32472 or contact Evan Wilhite. Corwith, Iowa. 19-20 WANTED — FULL - TIME check-out girl, must be high school graduate. Contact Hood's Super Valu, Algona. 19 WHOLESALE JOBBER Buying franchise now available in this area. All types of merchandise sold in farm and fleet wholesale supplies can be purchased direct from factories in this buying group. Limited capital needed. For further information write to Box 329, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 19-21* Real Estate FOR SALE—NEW 3-BEDROOM home, 1204 East Call. Contact Bud Robinson, CY 4-3374 or CY 4-2325. 12lfn FARMS FOR SALE 77 Acres Whiltcmore .Twp. —• Good bldgs. Very productive — S400 per A. 100 Acres Prairie Twp. No bldgs., except grain storage — $360. 160 Acres Union Twp. — Nice Modern Home — Fair Oul- bldgs., good location — S315.00 240 Acres near Bancroft. This is a good one at S340.00. PAUL M. SEELEY Algona, la. CY 4-3174 19 FARMS FOR SALE 200 A. Wesley Twp., good bldgs. $400 per A. 142 A. Burt Twp., Fair house good outbldgs. $335.00 per,A. ICO A. Fail-field Twp., Palo Alto Co., unimproved. $300.00 per A. Algona Sale Barn JERRY M. LEWIS Algona, la. CY 4-4457 19-20 FOR SALE TO CLOSE ESTATE: 221 Acre improved farm. All under cultivation except building site. Located one-fourth mile from City of Morris (location of branch of University o£ Minnesota). Excellent sop, buildings good. Contact Thomas J. Stan- GARDENERS! 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