The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 23, 1959 · Page 19
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 23, 1959
Page 19
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"*t fir M ... .' '/. ' , ApMl 28, 1959 Afgena (la.) Upfstf DM MoIftM-3 AH-Njght Prom Plans Get Green Light Here «f ^ of ^e members of thai at the Algona high cent > to <* iscus s the cons loran all-night « ™ _ ( There were favoring the party than against at, so plans went ahead. Members of the parents' committee from last year's party Were present. After discussion, the majority of those present voted to sponsor a theater party and a dance.' As in other years, the after,4 ««..-*... j ^aio, tlJC ttilCl* the-prom party will be entirely sponsored by parents and will be a non-school function. -Letters have gone out to all parents of junior and senior pupils, Mr and Mrs Sob Williams attd Mr and Mrs Charles Simmons were named general chairmen for the party. Leo Immerfall fe treasurer and Mr and Mrs Joe Tschetter and Mr and Mrs Wayne Smith head the committee ort food. Mr and Mrs Stanley Muckey and Mr and Mrs Floyd Bode head , the entertainment committee and Mr and Mrs fid Mino and Mr and 'Mrs John Wil son, the theater committee. Mr and Mrs Dick Norton and Mrs Qlive Herbst are irt charge of prizes, Mr and Mrs Wes Hardy, the publicity, and Mrs Helen Passmore is in charge of mailing. Blakjer Group Names Delegates For Convention Seneca — The Blakjer Woman's Missionary Federation elected delegates to the Estherville Circuit all-in-one convention on May 3, when they held their regular meeting at the church parlors Thursday afternoon. Mrs Harlan Blockhus presented the department of higher education. , • i : During the business meeting Mrs Lawrence Johannesen and Mrs Elmer Kraiise were chosen \ as delegates to attend the all-in~one, circuit convention to be held at. the Estherville Luther, an church May 3; Hostesses were Mrs Odey Cherland and Mrs Amey Cherland. Seneca Stars Met • The Seneca Stars 4-H club voted to send Lois Wilberg to 4-H State convention and Marilyn Johannesen and Dorothy Petersen to District 4-H Camp at Clear Lake when they held their regular meeting at the home of Mary England Tuesday evening. Reports were given on Junior Leadership by Marilyn Johan- hesen and Algona 4-H Day, by Margaret Nielsen and Carol Hanisch. Margaret Nielsen will be hostess at the Mother's Breakfast at her home May 9. The group made plans for 4-H Rally Day. Mri August Studer 4-H committee woman ; frpm Corwith will be their special 'guest. They also made ; ,plans to,.;take their Algona 4-H Day window exhibit to Rally Day and to give their mothers a special invitation to Rally Day. Lois Wilberg, Dorothy Petersen and Carol Hanisch volunteered to try out for the Country Girl's Creed contest. Carol Hanish will be a candidate for county office. Margaret Nielsen gave a talk on accessories for her room. Marilyn Johannesen conducted the picture study. Two new members were welcomed into the club. They are Sylvia Sullivan and Andrea Stefanski. Mrs Ted Jensen was the guest mother at this meeting. Progressives Meet The Seneca Progressive Farm ers 4-H club chose camp and convention delegates when they held their regular meeting at the home of Craig Jensen, Monday evening. It was voted to chal- enge» the Fenton club in a basketball game. > The club also voted, to help plant 500 trees in a game refuge on April 25. Plans were also made to have a softball team. Larry Johannesen and Jamie Jensen were chosen to attend the 4-H district camp at Clear Laka and James Geilenfeld was elect" ed to attend convention. Mary and Roger England led discussion ori how to get calves ready to show at the fair. James Geilenfeld demonstrated the various types of saws and their uses. , ' Mr arid Mrs Alfred ^etersen & Mr and Mrs Darlowe Tlogert of Ottosen were Tuesday evening guests at the Dale Thompson home at Ringsted. The occasion was Mrs Thompson's birthday anniversary. Mr and Mrs Maryin. Wilberg and family of EstherVille were Thursday visitors at the hbme of his parents, the Martin Wilbergs. Marvin as recuperating from an attack of stomach uclers. Jpe Madden, who has been hospitalized at the Holy Family hospital, following a tractor accident in which he was pinned under a manure loader, was released from the hospital Tuesday and is recuperating as well as can be expected at his home. He will be confined for several weeks. Fred Kline, who formerly worked near LuVerne, has been staying at the home of his sister, the Joe Crowleys, for the pasl two months. 'Mr Kline, who has not been enjoying good health .recently, is now at Iowa City, where he is under observation for possible treatment. Albert Wendt Dies At Bode LuVerne —.' Albert G. Wendt, 75, retired farmer at Bode, died "Suddenly Thursday while downtown, after the mail, Mr Wendt was a farmer several years here when he owned and lived on the farm owned by Joseph Thorn on the south west edge of Lu- Verne. Funeral services .were held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, in the St. Olaf Lutheran church at Bode, burial in the Bode Cemetery with the Rev. M. (X Kraabel officiating and the Bogaard Funeral Home in charge. Surviving are his wife Laura, four children, Mrs Hartwig Jensen (Dorothy) of West Bend, Elmer of Bode, Lloyd of Garden City, Minn., and Mrs Richard Rossing (Irene) of Harlan, also grandchildren. Two sisters, Mrs Mary Vrooman of Sac City and Miss Edith Wendt of Rockwell City. •. .;,-'•, •....;. :. : • Portland Boys 4-H ' Portlands Boy's 4-H met April 16 at Harms'. Tom Lampe presided. David Rasmussen and Jim Sparks were selected , to go to camp. Lunch was served by Mrs Harms. 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