Bancroft Boy Loses A Finger, Power Takeoff • Bancroft _ George Sdhiltz, a— junior m St. John's high schoolJan. 10th, at Esthervillc. 4h Ban , cro ft> h ?s been in the Es- Mrs Nellie Lupin fell Saturday tneryille hospital and is minug when she slipped coming out of the index finger of his loft hand, the post office and has a badly c uM?'' ge> son of Mr and Mrs c °n s P r£) ined ankle and a fractured bchiltz, farmers northeast o£ bone in her foot. Her sister, town, had just started up a Mrs Hattie Smidt, Algona, is here tractor to haul wood out of the caring for her. yard Monday of last week when Mrs Glen Cowing received his glove caught in the power word last week Thursday of the take-off, pulling his hand into the death of her father, Theo Albert machine, of Whittemore, who passed away _ The accident occurred at noon, early that morning. Mr and Mrs just before Mrs Schiltz was to Cowing attended funeral services call her sons in for dinner. at Whittemore Saturday morn- No one witnessed the accident, ing. his father said, and they aren't Roy McGuire accompanied by sure exactly how it happened. his sisters, Mrs T. R. Doocy, Led- Schiltz said he assumed the yard, Mrs Richard Menke and- boy was about to attach the chain Mrs Laurence' Bergman, attend- to the tractor when it occurred, ed funeral services at East His finger was amputated at Moline, 111. for their aunt, Mrs the Estherville hospital. Jean Farrow. Mrs Frank Merron, Davenport, Mr and Mrs Arthur Menke are came Saturday for a visit with parents of a son born Saturday, her son, George and family. Lakofa Church Holds Annual Parish Meeting Lakola — St. Paul's Lutheran church held its annual congregational meeting last Tuesday eve- nig in the parish hall. Reports from the various funds were read, discussed and approved. Plans were completed for the new Lutheran Hymnal. Funds will be gathered again this year to build up a scholarship fund for theological workers or parish workers. Raymond Hertzke was elected delegate to the Iowa District convention at Wartburg College in June and Otto Englebarts was elected alternate. Approval was given that the project for 1959 is to gather funds for the light fixtures in the nave and chancel of the church. Eastern Star Installs Mr and Mrs Ed Looft and Mrs V. A. Barrett attended open installation of the Swea City Eastern Star Wednesday night. Mrs Barrett was the installing Worthy Matron, the Looft's daughter, Mrs Richard Snyder the installing marshall, Mrs Clarence Krantz, the installing Chaplain and Mrs Dugan, the installing organist. .Mr and Mrs Claude Haag were installed as Worthy Matron and Patron, and Mr and Mrs Wallace Schaffer as associate matron' and patron for the year. Dorenbush. Those present at the celebration were: Leona (Mrs Dick Farrow of Elmore); Rose (Mrs Donald Hagedorn of Elmore); and Norma (Mrs Wilbur Asche of Titonka). The Hippens have two sons, Henry of St James, Minn, and John, Des Moines. Auxiliary Meeting The American Legion Auxiliary met Monday evening at the home of Mrs Gretchen Heetland with Mrs Iva Rippentrop as assistant hostess. After a business meeting the ladies played'pro- gressive bingo with Mrs Marian Meurer, Mrs Margaret Kollasch and Mrs Fannie Schaumberg being awarded prizes. Carpenter 111 Chris Assmussen, carpenter, has been kept indoors for the past 10 days with an infection in one foot. Just what caused the infection is not known, but on New Year's Day it started swelling and was very painful and he couldn't be on it at all. • Surprise Party Saturday evening the three daughters and families of Mr and Mrs Lammcrt Hippen surprised them at their home on their 30th wedding anniversary. The Hippens were married Jan. 9 ,1929 at Buffalo Center. Mrs Hippen was thu former Elizabeth Ladies Aid Met St. Paul's Ladies Aid met in the parish hall Wednesday afternoon. New officers began their duties. A donation was made toward the light fixture fund. Hostesses for the day were Maris Christ, Mary Sachs and Aileen Dorenbush. The devotions were given by Delores Sachs. Joan Mabus read prayer and a poem. Rev. Meinecke started the series of Bible studies. Lunch was served at the close of the meeting. The Lakota Band Mothers will meet Monday night in the hot lunch room at the school. The New Year's Eve Watch service sponsored by the Luther League of St. Paul's was attended by 70 young members of the local league, Good Hope and Immanuel of Titonka. • George Ennon was able to come home from the hospital in Roch- 'bster Jan.' 6, just three months since he first entered the hospital. Mr and Mrs Leo Willadsen and Sandra of Ledyard were guests of Supt. and Mrs J. W. Cook Tuesday night. Walter Janssen, accompanied by James Bruer, left Wednesday for California where Mr Janssen will visit his sons. Mr and Mrs John V. Dorenbush and family enjoyed a visit from his brother and family, Mr and Mrs Martin Dorenbush of Hewitt, Minn. Mr and Mrs Russell Winter entertained at dinner Thursday for Mr and Mrs Lewis Olson and their daughter, Miss Eleanor Olson, all of Estherville. Two showers were held this past week honoring Karen Thomsen. Mf and Mrs V. A; Barrett spent Thursday evening with Mrs Gertrude Weimer at Ledyard. % Dinner guests at the Henry Mitchell home Sunday were Mr and Mrs Don Estle and family of Mason City, Mr and Mrs T. L. Estle and Mrs Pearl Smith of Lakota. Afternoon callers were Mr and Mrs Caleb Hartshorn and family of Fenton. Mr and Mrs Otto Englebarts were Sunday guests of their son and family, Mr and Mrs Paul Englebarts of Elmore. Mr and Mrs Harry Boekelman and family of Algona were Sunday guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Russell Winter. Sunday visitors at the A. C. Klocke home were their son and family, the Marvin Klockes of Decorah. Afternoon visitors were Mr and Mrs Glen Klocke and family of Ledyard and Mr and Mrs Roland Smith Jr. and family of Lakota. -In the evening the Walter Klockes of Ledyard were there. On the following day the A. C. Klockes and the Marvin Klockes were dinner guests of the Walter Klockes at Ledyard. Mr and Mrs C. F. Ennenberg and'Rochelle were guests of her parents, Mr and Mrs Owen Peters at Emmons, Minn. Sunday. Mrs Ed Allen of Eagle Grove visited her sister, Mrs I. E. Wortman from Wednesday through Thursday. On Thursday they and the Ralph Deweyes of Sac City were dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs J. E. Ukena. The Ledyard Township Farm Bureau homemakers club will meet Jan. 16 at 2 p.m. with Mrs Elmer Paulson. Mrs C. C. Gerzema left Monday afternoon for Buffalo Center where she will care for Grandma Freriohs. Mrs John Opheim ,nee Bernadine Stevens, returned Monday to help care for Elsie Baum. LafTy Gerzema left Friday for Helena, Montana after spending the holidays with his parents, Mr and Mrs C. C. Gerzema. Mrs Richard E. Dow and Linda of Mason City were Friday callers at the Richard Mussman home. Mrs Sophie Ellsworth was a Saturday caller in Mason City and Clear Lake. ' Sunday guests at the Adolph Poppe Sr. home were Mr and Mrs Albert Sleper, Mr and Mrs Albert Goetz and family, Mr and Mrs James Mayme and family of Ledyard and Mr and Mrs Adolph Poppe Jr. Evening callers were Mr and Mrs Mike Christ Sr. Mr and Mrs Dennis M. Murray, who have been the managers of the Murray Drug and Sundry Store in Lakota for the past several years, have purchased a floral and gift shop 1 in Northfield Minn. Donna Olsort underwent i tonsillectomy at Buffalo Cente: hospital Tuesday morning. Mr and Mrs Ray Hertzke were Sunday callers at the C. W Buckels home. Sunday callers at the John A Dorenbush home •were Mr anc Mrs Herman Wessels of Spirit Lake. New Year's Day guests at the Lawrence Lewis home were Rev and Mrs W. G. Hassebroch anc daughters of Des Moines, Mr. e Tice Brack of Ledyard, Mr and Mrs Hugh Lewis and family, Mr and Mrs Wilson Brack and Roger and Mr F. T. Lewis and Howard. Richard Sittig of Livermoro was a Thursday guest at the C. W. Buckels home. Mrs A. C. Schissel took their daughter Sue to Minneapolis Tuesday where she caught a plane for Langhorne, Pa. where Sue attends school. Mr and Mrs Kenneth Beck and family and Mr and Mrs Herman Bosma were Thursday night visitors at the C. A. Wilcox home. Mr and Mrs John A. Dorenbush were Thursday afternoon and evening . guests of Mr and Mrs Wade Dorenbush at Emmons. Monday overnight guests at the C. W. Buckels home were Mr and Mrs William Buckels of Jewell. Sunday, Mr and Mrs A. E. Anderson took their daughter, Sherry, back to her school in Minneapolis. They were accompanied by Joe Schissel who attends St. Thomas Academy, Sl< Paul. Mr and Mrs LaVerle Follman and family of Delavan, Minn, were Sunday guests at.the parental Albert Rippentrop home. The C. A. Wilcox family, the Kenneth Beck family, Mr and Mrs Herman Bosma, Mr and Mrs Albert Bosma Sr. and Heyo attended the 18th wedding anniver-i sary celebration of Mr and Mrs Raymond Picht in Armstrong. Mr and Mrs Herman Bosma were Tuesday evening callers at the Gus Koppen home. Mr and Mrs A. C. Bierstedt and family spent New Year's day with her sister and family, Mr and Mrs Hugo Mittag at Webb. Mr and Mrs Waynard Rippentrop, Topeka, Kansas, spent from Wednesday till Sunday at the parental Albert Rippentrop home. New Year's eve guests at the Albert Bosma Sr. home were Mr and Mrs Kenneth Beck, Mr and Mrs C. A. Wilcox and family, Mr and Mrs Herman Bosma, Mr and Mrs Albert Bosma, Mr and Mrs Raymond Picht and family of Armstrong and Heyo Bosma. Thursday afternoon guests a the Earl Paulson home were Mi and 'Mrs William Coombs of Fairmont, Minn. Wednesday overnight guests at the home of Supt. and Mrs J. W Cook were Mr and Mrs Richard Brouer and Judy of Archer. Mr and Mrs Andrew Jansen left Saturday for a two week visil in Santa Ana, Calif. They plan to visit Mrs J'ansen's brother, the Rev. Tab Loats and family there the Morris Wortman family a1 Venice' and the DeWayne Loats family at Hemet, Calif. Verna Maass, daughter of Mr and Mrs Adolph Maass was honored at birthday party Dec. 31 when a group of friends and neighbors called to help her celebrate and also usher in the New Year. Wesley Air Man To So. Carolina No "narrow-gauge" car hugs the road like PONTIAC! William D. Fox, Wesley, pictured above, has completed his 12 weeks basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He spent 10 days furlough at home. His parents are Mr and Mrs Frank Fox. 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Mr and Mrs Harold Price report a new granddaughter born to Mr and Mrs Duane Vaudt of Forest City. Mrs Vaudt is the former Joan Price and this is their first child. Banns of marriage were published for the first time for Gerald Ricke, son of Mr and Mrs LeRoy Ricke and Janice Hoick, daughter of Mr and Mrs Bob Hoick of Britt, in St. Joseph's Catholic church. They have sel January 19 as the date for their wedding. Harold Becker, son of Mrs Justine Becker and the late Matt Becker and Teresa Berle, daughter of Mr and Mrs Alphonse Berte of St. Joe, will be married Jan. 21. Mr and Mrs R. E. Newbrough and daughters returned Tuesday of last week from Agenda, Kan. where they spent several days with Mrs Newbrough's parents, Mr and Mrs J. J. Anderson. The Newbrough family were New Year's day guests in the parental, E. R. Newbrough home. Mr and Mrs Herman Bode, Paul and Marlene and Mr and Mrs Franklin Bode and sons were Sunday dinner guests in the Harry Bode home in Algona. Mr and Mrs J. M. Kunz spent Saturday and Sunday in DCS Moines visiting his mother, Mrs Ann Kunz und other relatives. Guests during the holiday week in the Mrs Mary Braclt'ield home were her sisters, daughters and a granddaughter; Mr and Mrs T. J. Fisher of Buffalo Center, Mr and Mrs Carl G Anderson of Ames and Mrs Lew Melc-her of Garner; Mr and Mrs S. C. Christensen of Nora Springs, Mr and Mrs Art Erickson of Cedar Falls and Mr and Mrs Gary Smith and daughter of Rolfe. Silver Wedding For Carl Olsons Of Livermore Livermore — One hundred relatives and friends attended the open house Sunday, Jan. 4, in honor of Mr and Mrs Carl Olson's silver wedding anniversary. Their son, Alvin, and son-in- law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Vernon Sittig acted as hosts and hostess. Their daughter, Ruth, had charge of the guest book and Mrs Garryl Householder, the former Patricia Faith, presided at the gift table. The serving table was centered with a lovely book cake with their names in silver. Mrs John Olson and Mrs Leroy Gronbach poured coffee and Mrs Guy Raney and Mrs Curtis Olson the punch, Mrs Howard Barton and Mrs Ronald Olson assisted in the kitchen, Mrs John Christiansen of Ottosen who was Mrs Olson's attendant 25 years ago was present Eastern Stars Installs The following officers were installed at the Eastern Star hall Jan. 3. Worthy matron, Elaine Smith; Worthy 'patron, El wood Rummens; associate matron, Beth Olson; associate patron, Herbert Raney; secretary, Jessamine Miller; treasurer, Doris Olson; Conductress, Ella Rossing; Ada, Mary MacArthur; Ruth, Viva Giddings; Esther, .Mardella Carlson; Martha, Vera Clark; Electa, Virginia Raney; marshal, Northa Choudoin; chaplain, Zelma Clark; and sentinel, Arlene Schultz. Three officers were absent. The installing officer was Mrs Tom Kissinger; installing organist, Mrs Ray Falb; installing chaplain, Mrs Jim Hughes and installing marshal, Mrs Elwood Rummens. Lutheran Aid Meets Mrs Fred Hintz and Mrs Harold Hauck were the hostesses for the Lutheran Ladies aid meeting Thursday. Mrs Glen Schultz, the vice president, presided. Plans were discussed for the spring rally which is to be held here in May. Mrs Carl Hanselman led an interesting missionary study. An interesting letter was read by Mrs Heck from Pastor and Mrs Maynard Dorow who are among the first Lutheran missionaries to Korea. Relatives here received word that A/1C Larry Stillz and family arrived safely at their new home in Victorvillc, Calif. Mr and Mrs Cecil Smith and Mr and Mrs DeVerne Holmes attended the wedding of Doris Mollandcr and Dwayne Miller at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Kenneth Smith was best man. Mrs Carl Underberg of Bode was hostess to the Equality club and Mrs Karen Gregerson was a guest. Dan O'Ncil is a patient at Mercy hospital. Holiday visitors at the home of Mrs George Davis included the Bob Davis family of Corwith, Ed Melavin of Chicago, Charles Noonan of Britt and the Tom Davis family of Minneapolis. A son was born to Mr and Mrs Wallace Hauck Dec. 26. Father Peter McPartland of St. Columbans, Neb. spent the weekend at the Dick Dunphy home. Leubon Hiszizynsky who is attending college in Ames also visited a few days during vacation at their home. Mr and Mrs Dick Dunphy and Mary Margaret spent Christmas and New Years at the home of Mrs Maggie Dunphy and Kate Farrell. The Herman Becker family were Sunday supper guests at the Julius Becker home. The Julius Becker family spent New Year's eve in the home of Mr and Mrs John Youngwirth Jr. of Wesley. Mr and Mrs Julius Becker, Mr and Mrs Bill Wilson and Mr and Mrs Al Foth attended the ice follies in Des Moines Saturday. New Year's eve guests at the Herbert Raney home were Mr and Mrs Earle Armstrong and Mr and Mrs Erwin Friday and Judy's friends, June Olson and Jean Kropf of Bode. Pfc. Allen Klein of Ft. Knox, Ky. spent the holidays at the Nick Klein home. The Nick Klein family were New Year guests at the Alvin Klein home near Irvington. The Harold Peterson family of Algona (la.) Upper Des Mofnes-3 Algona and the Kenneth Rilcy family were New Year dinner guests at the Orville Riloy home. Mr and Mrs Cecil Roivell of Logan also visited them during the holidays. A bnby girl was born Jan. 2 to Mr and Mrs Fred Slruthers of Algona. Mrs Slruthrrs will bo remembered as the former Phyllis Sykes. The Harold Gronbach family spent Christmas and the following weekend in (he Twin Citie? visiting relatives. Mary Colwell spent several days in the hospital. Mr and Mrs Jack Ferguson spent a week in Ohio and returned home Saturday night. Academy Senior Wins Reading Contest Honor Julie Elbert, senior at St. Cecelia Academy, was awarded a certificate of honor at the Mohawk Invitational Interpretive Reading Meet held at Mason City Junior College, Saturday, Jan. 10. Julie totaled 24 points out of a possible 25. 120 readers from approximately 17 schools participated in five rounds of reading during the day. Julie, daughter of Mr and Mrs Joe Elbert, 803 E. Oak Street, was one of the ten outstanding readers selected to read for the entire group at the final session. She read a humorous poem, "Seein" Things," by Eugene Field. Other Cecelians participating were Judy Schumacher and Deanna Ludwig, seniors, and Mary Bradley, sophomore. Immaculate Conception High School of Charles City won the first place trophy with an average score of 4.2; Mason City High School and Cresco High School placed second and third with scores of 4.104 and 4.08, respectively. St. Cecelia's average score was 4.0. Portland 4-H Met Portland Boys 4-H met Jan. 8 at the Trunkhill home. The club discussed plans for a bowling party or an ice skating party. Lunch was served by Mrs Trunk- hill. Thursday, Jan. 15, 1959 4 Algerians In I.S.T.C. Band Tour Four area musicians, Larry Hut/ell, Davo Richardson and Allen Reid, Aifiona fre?hmcn and Charles Missman, freshman from Woden, are members of the Iowa State Teachers College concert band which will present its first formal concert of the year in the college auditorium at Cedar Falls at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29. The band plans to make a statewide tour from Mar. 17-20 and will hold its spring outdoor concert May 21. SALES BOOKS, register tickets, register carbons, adder and cash register rolls at the Upper Des Moines Pub. Co., Algona. Where's s SHOPAMEN where a lot of good skates come for fine quality, courtesy and service. You'll like our prices, too. 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