Published By Th» Upper Dtt Molntt Publishing Co., Algona, lewd June 11; 1959 MRS. ARDETH HALVERSON N*wt Editor Big Fenton Elevator Party Saturday To Observe 50 Years Business With Big Show Fenton — A 50th Anniversary Jubilee Party is being sponsored by the Fenton Cooperative Elevator, Saturday evening, June 13, in the Fenton school gym, start- ting at 8 p.m. Everyone is invited. A full hour of regular vaudeville acts is being offered, presented by the Mario Show Productions. These include a puppet act, song and dance act, musical instrument act and roller skating act. There will be fun for the entire family, gifts for the ladies, and a lunch at the conclusion will be served by the Sentral Band Mothers club. A special guest will be Don- Edison, executive secretary of the Farmers Grain Dealers Association of Iowa. The Fenton elevator, the largest single business in Fenton, was organized 50 years ago. Only one of the original charter board of directors, John Light of Fenton, is still living. Curtis Lura is elevator manager today. During the years the Fentos. elevator has made consistent growth. Today its buildings cover a sizeazle area just north of the C. & N.W. tracks in Fenton, on the north end of Main Street. The above photo, taken several years ago, right after construction of the new concrete elevator, gives some idea of the scope of the co-op's holdings. Recently, a new grain storage building was erected just east of the new concrete elevator. (UDM engraving) Mr and Mrs Ed Brulyi left Thursday to visit in the Wilmar Hantelman home at Wabash, Ind. for several days. Mr and Mrs Louie Weisbrod spent the weekend visiting in the Kern Elerick home at Jefferson, Iowa. .Mrs Elerick recently had surgery. Jan Clark of Bancroft and Roger Dreyer attended the dedication of a new bath house at the swimming pool at the 4-H Camp Center at Madrid. The pool was given to the State 4-H Camp by the Farm Mutual Insurance Company of Iowa. Fairville Ladies Aid met Thursday, May 4, in the church parlors. Mrs Albert Bleckwenn and Mrs Daniel Bleckwenn were hostesses. Mrs Ed Grienert of Whittemore was a guest. HEARD THE NEWS? The Fastest Growing Furniture Store In No. Central Iowa. ADDS 2,000 MORE OF FLOOR SPACE . In Addition To Our 8,800 Sq. Ft of Floor Space In Our Main Store. We Have Now Leased 2,000 More Sq. Ft. In The Farmer Krause Bldg. Across Main Street From Our Main Store. THE BEST COSTS LESS AT PETERSEN FURNITURE IN FENTON, IOWA Dairy Dispersal Auction Due Jo the unexpected dealh of my husband I will h old a complete dispersal sale of all my livestock and dairy equipment at the farm located '/j mil e south and 1 Vi miles west and 2 miles south and '/i mile west of Cylinder or 5 miles east, 4 miles south end '/ 2 mile west of Emrnetsburg on Saturday, June 13 Sale Starts at 1:00 p.m. 185 - Head of Livestock - 185 35 HEAD OF HIGH GRADE HOLSTEIN CATTLE 35 3 Holitein first calf heifers 7 Holstein cows-third calf 6 Holsrein cows-second calf 2 Holste.n cows-fourth calf These cows have freshened between November and March. All are bred. All are T.B. and Bangs tested. 4 Holstein heifers to freshen in Oct. 6 Holstein heifer calves y f etr b o?f bull-guaranteed breeder and very gentle. MILKING EQUIPMENT cows ,2 years old,. heater (2 year8 ' & fnneerg note 1 This is a very outstanding herd of high producing holslein milk cows. They have Auctioneer* ™ • „.„ ^^ £ or a num ber of years. The milking equipment is in excellent condition havhig been puTchased within the last two years. 150 SPRING FEEDER PIGS TERMS: USUAL AUCTION TERMS 150 NOT RESPONSIBLE IN CASE OF ACCIDENTS Mrs. Arthur Berkland, Owner Services For Fenton Man, 54, Monday Fenlon — Funeral services were held Monday afternoon for Arthur Berkland, 54, at St. John's Lutheran church at Depew with Rev. Oliver Johnson officiating. Burial was at the North Cemetery of St. John's Lutheran church. Mr Berkland, a farmer near Rodman, was taken to the Emmetsburg hospital Tuesday morning following a heart attack suffered at his home the previous Monday night. He is the first of thirteen children of the late Mr and Mrs Olai Berkland to succumb. Mr Berkland was born August 28, 1904, near Fenton. In January 1930 he was united in marriage to Gertrude 'Mansager at Cylinder. Surviving are his wife and two children, Truman of Fort Dodge and Mrs Richard Blake of Mallard. Also three grandchildren. Brothers and sisters are Alfred & Oscar of Wahoo, Neb. Rueber^. Lloyd and Donald of Fenton, Mrs Truman Thompson, Mrs Robert Grelchen and Ervin of Cylinder, Mrs Henry Mansager, Mrs 'Martin Tinde'land and Carl of Clarissa, Minn. \ Saturday and will spent the summer with his parents, Mr and Mrs Fritz Freyholtz. Jerry attends Concordia College at St. Paul, Minn. Mr and Mrs Lloyd Cornelius of GracUinger and Mr and Mrs Duane Cornelius and Sherry Lou of Armstrong wore Sunday evening guests in the Ed Uthof home. Mr and" Mrs Fritz Freyholtz and Jerry attended funeral services for Mrs Eddie Gaulke at Winthrop, Minn. Monday. The deceased was an aunt of Mrs Freyhollz. Sentral Band Concert The Sentral High School Band, under the direction of Warren Jones will present a series of Band Concerts this summer at Fenton, beginning this, Friday evening. The Concents will be on Friday evenings at 8 p.m. at the Band Stand. Mr Jones plans to have rehearsals on Tuesdays at the Fenton School building. Also beginning this week, students will be given lessons during the summer months. These lessons pertain to the besinnws and each student will be notified when he is to report for his lesson. Berkland *»d Lyle Benson. Auctioneers Cylinder Stale Bank. Clerk Mr and Mrs Oliver Stoeber and Sue have moved to Milford where Mr Stoeber is teaching Drivers Education for the Milford School Summer Program. There are twenty enrolled. The Stoebers purchased a small trailer home to live in this summer. Their son, Steve, remained at Peterson where he is employed in farm work. St. John's Ladies Aid met Wednesday, May 3. Mrs John Fuhr, Mrs William Eimers, and Mrs William Hanlelman were hostesses. Rev. Friedrich conducted a Bible Quiz on the book of Ruth. Mr and Mrs Wilfred Stoeber spent Sunday with the Rev. and Mrs W. E. Borne in Des Moines where they attended the American Baptist Convention. Mrs Borne is a twin sister of Mrs Stoeber. Mr and Mrs Richard Stuck! are parents of a 1 Ib. G oz. baby girl born Tuesday, June 2. Shu lias been named Julie Kay. Mr and Mrs Wilfred Stoeber and Mr and Mrs Marion Stucki are th.s grandparents. Mrs Dale Weisblod, Pam and Nndine and Mrs Clara Fischer were visitors in the Arlo Voigt home Saturday at Grove City, Minn. Mrs Art Voigt who had been visiting there returned home with them. Mr and Mrs Emil Bierstedt received word from Albert Lea that Mr and Mrs Bryon Willmert are the parents of a baby girl born on Memorial Day. Mrs Willmert is the former Mary Elizabeth Bierstedt, R.N. Mr and Mrs LeRoy Lee, Linda and Lore-n of Bakersfield, Calif., were Monday dinner guests in the S. E. Straley home. Luther League members of St. John's Lutheran church, Depew, enjoyed a pienic supper at the Fenlon park Sunday evening. For recreation, the group played ball. Mr and Mrs Clarence Yager are the parents of a son born Saturday, June 6, at the Holy Family hospital. He weighed 8 Ibs. 3 oz. The new arrival makes a family of six sons for the Yagers. Miss Marilyn Jeniz of Indianapolis. Ind. has been a recent visitor in the parental George Jentz home. She plans to leave July 4th with friends for a two weeks vacation on the Virgin Islands. Mr and Mrs Bernett Heine and daughter of Algona were Sunday visitors in the parental Gerhard Hantelmnn home. Mr and Mrs Lorenz. Ruhnke and family of Livermore were recent visitors in the Martin Ohm home. Arthur Sorensen, who has been stationed in Korea, arrived home Sunday evening for a 30 day fudough. Charles Theesfield is a patient at the Holy Family Hospital in Estherville. He has been hospitalized since last Wednesday. Jerry Freyholtz arrived home 9 Fenton Area Students Offer Piano Recital Fenlon — Mrs Warren Jones presented her piano students in a recital Friday evening at the Fenton school. Students participating were Candy Christiansen daughter of Mr and Mrs Kermit Christiansen of Ringsted, Bonnie Crouch, Laveda Kohlwes, Elaine Schlei, Steven Schlei, Tim and Tom Struecker, Nadine Weisbrod and Marcia Langerman, daughter of Mr and Mrs Cecil Lange of Ringsted. Each of the students had made a study of a famous composer, and the first part of the evening's program were selections from the works of these great composers, Also on the program were two piano trios. One trio was Tim and Tom Struecker and Steven Schlei as the "Three Musketeers' and the other trio was Nadine Weisbrod and Elaine Schlei playing with Mrs Jones. A highlight of the solo selections was 'Rhapsody In Orange' by Candy Christiansen. Candy held an orange in her right hand and used it to touch the keys as she played the solo. Steven Schlei and Patricia Dreyer were presented awards for having the most practice hours. Steven received 1st pri/e and Patricia, second. Thursday, June 11, 1959 Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines—3 Coming Events Thursday, June 11 — Depew Circle; Friendly Neighbor Club; Dorothy Circle. Friday, Juno 12 — Legion Auxiliary; Band Concert, 8 p.m. Monday, June 15 — Community Club. Tuesday, June 10 — Town & Country Woman's Club. Wednesday, June 17 — Ella Circle; Nellie Circle. Thursday, June 18 — Blakjer W.M.F.; Independence Mixers; Verna Circle. Hill and family, Mr and Mrs Don Dokken and son and Lorraine Oftedahl. Bruce Hartshorn and Jnmes Geilenfield left last Thursday morning for Wappinga Falls, New York whero they will be employed this summer. They accompanied Donald Fundeberg of Swea City. SENECA NEWS Lois Wilberg, member of the Seneca Stars, will represent the local club as a delegate to the 4-H State convention held at Ames this week. Sunday guests at the Olaf Ofte- dahls included Mr and Mrs Bruce Miss Henrickson, Cylinder, Bride In Fenton, May 31 Fenton — In a pretty ceremony performed Sunday, May 31, Carole Henrickson became the bride of Lawrence D. Rodgers. Rev. Harvey Walker performed the double ring ceremony in the Methodist church at 3 p.m. The bride is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Dennis Henricksen of Cylinder and the bridegroom is the son of Mr and Mrs Lawrence A. Rodgers of Des Moines. Decorations were in blue and white. Robert Bailey of Emmetsburg was organist and Miss Mary Louise Sorenson of Graettinger was soloist. The bride given in marriage by her father was attired in a floor length gown of lace and net, and carried pink roses. Her attendants were Mrs Jerry Hanson of Perry and Miss Lana Hutchinson of Montezuma. David Beal of Des Moines and the bride's only brother, Dennis Henricksen Jr. of Adel were the bridegroom's attendants. Following the wedding, a reception was held in the church parlors for 125 guests. Miss Le- Ann Hill of Waterloo was in charge of the guest book. The three tiered wedding cake, icec in blue, was cut and served by Mrs Dennis Henricksen Jr. anc Mrs David Beal. Mrs H. O Petersen of Topeka, Kansas, and Mrs Ernest Henricksen of Estherville poured. " Following a wedding trip, the icouple will make their home in Des Moines. Both are students of Drake University, majoring in business administration. Both will be employed this summer in the office of the Methodist Hospital at Des Moines. HANDY DANDY GIFTS for DAD! WEATHER STATION Dad will love this new gadget. Tells him the wind direction and velocity. Also rain gauge, thermometer, and records rain fall. $1.49 CHECK FILE Roto View Jars To keep Dad's bolts, screws and washers neat and orderly. $2.49 SUN & WIND GOGGLES Just the thing fo keeping checks and bills at finger- Make Dad happy on those tip reach. djrty windy days $2.88 $1.00 HALLMARK FATHER'S DAY CARDS STOEBER HARDWARE ' FENTON INSTALLATION or REPAIRS FURNACES - DEEP & SHALLOW WELL SYSTEMS - PLUMBING SUPPLIES PLUMBING * HEATING * WIRING WE SELL - SERVICE - INSTALL McFALL & RUSCH Phone 159 — Fenton "Where Electricity does Everything including Heating .1 •>'- » THE LAUNDRY AND HOME PLANNING CENTUt [RELAX ,'TV «njoy your tzmHf .t*i I while your electric home laundry does I the hard work on washday. In your j Total Electric Home, your laundry is mo« thaa j automatic ... it can THINK I Program computers in laundromat »nd dryer automatically select the right cycle for any fabria , . . from «levsa wash and dry programs. Get This Book of HEW IDEAS! H Ufli you oil about tht »xcilinj Ilxtrk Living Ctnltrt ... difftnntl ntwl won* dtiful! You'll want lo put thim inlo your hom« Ihit ytor ,.. and in y«art to MOW. IOWA ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER CO.
Get access to Newspapers.com
- The largest online newspaper archive
- 11,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
- Millions of additional pages added every month