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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 30, 1959
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July 30 1959 Igona tipper Phone CY 4-3535 - Your Newspaper Ledyard 4-H Club Holds A11-Day Meet Ledyard — The Ledyafd Lns- sies held an all day meeting Thursday with 14 members present. The morning session was held nt the home of Barbara Schroeder with Barbara serving the drink to go with the girl's s«ck lunches. In the afternoon, they went to Eugenia Klockes for their regular meeting with Nancy MacKinnon as assisting 'hostess Demonstrations were given by Nancy MacKinnon find Barbara Schroeder and a talk by Eugenia Klocke. iMr and Mrs Gus Simonsmeicr went to Mason City last Monqay and Tuesday Mr Simonsmeler underwent major surgery 8t 'Mercy hospital.' He is recovering ^nd expects to be home this week. (Mrs Martha Schroeder and daughters returned home Monday from Minneapolis whore they had spent tho weekend visiting at the home of the Albert Brand's. Mrs Rpgina Poppe nnd son, Dennis and grandson Richard \vent to Hntnpton .last. .Sunday where they attended the 30th .mininl EnRoVharts reunion. Mr Paul Nit?, took his parents. Mr and Mrs L. A. Nitz of Lnkotn nnd nlso attended the reunion and others from the Ledyurd community attending wen- the Paul and Chris Knuerbnrts fam- 3Vi% per annum with maximum Safety For Savings! Put your money to work for you here . . . where savings earn more in complete safety. Remember, a savings account is your most convenient source of ready cash. You can open your account with just $1 ... so call or come in without delay! , Home Federal Savings & Loan Ass'n. Since 1917 Algona, Iowa MOM. ARE YOU Prepared For Canning Season ? CULLEN'S HAVE STONE JARS in all sizes from 2 to 10 gallons CULLEIM HARDWARE Mrs Frieda Frey and ,Mrs Ida Dnrnell went to Mason City, Tuesday nnd Wednesday where Mrs Frey had a physical checkup. Mr and Mrs George Thompson spent Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs Thompson's sister and husband, the J. A. Zwoifols at Corwilh. 'Mrs Ha/el Carpenter visited »1 the home of Mrs Ella Stewart at Fairmont hist Friday. Mr and Mrs Stanley Pingel and children of Fort Dodge were visitors Sunday at the home of Mr and Mrs N .A. Pingd. 'Mr nnd Mrs Neal Warren of Des Moines were weekend visitors ill the parental, D. B. Mayer home. Dr. and Mrs Paul Wilson and sons of Waterloo were weekend guests at the home of Mrs Marie Halvorson and Marvel. Mrs Nellie Harvey of Cedar Falls nccom- Kinied the Wilsons here and . isited Mrs Gertrude Wiemer. Mr and Mrs Ralph Johnson and Mrs Henrietta Dontje returned Friday from a trip to Duluth and Cnrlton, Minn. Mr and Mrs Maynard Warner nnd three daughters and .ludy Hough of (Rockford, 111. were weekend visitors at the home of Mrs Lena Warner. On Sunday Mr and Mrs Leonard Wnrner and Randy of Algona, Mr and Mrs Jerry Warner and Mrs Rose iMoulton of Bancroft, Mr and Mrs Clarence Ackerson of Wesley and Mr and Mrs Harold Warner and girls were dinner at the home of Mrs Warner, also. Mr nnd Mrs E. A. Carpenter and John and Ann and Shirley Udsluen went to Blooming Prairie where they met Mrs Carpenter's mother, Mrs .1. G. Swarl- 7,ell of Olin and her brother nnd family, the Robert Swart/ells of Cleveland, Ohio, and spent the dny together. On Sunday Mr and Mrs Aeilt Troff, Mrs Henrietta Dontje, Mr and Mrs Kpko Johnson find family, Mr and Mrs Carl Johnson, Mr and Mrs Rnlph Johnson. Mi and Mrs John Wnllcrman, Mr and Mrs Kldon Dontje and family, Mr find Mrs Edwin Dontje and fam- ly, and Mr and Mrs John Kloo<i- er of the Ledyurd community attended the annual Wiegmann reunion at Mine Knrth. Mr and Mrs George Jaeobson have been visiting the past week with friends :it Little Falls. Minn Max Nit/ went to Radclif.fc last week nnd brought Mrs Nit/ home. She had been convalescing at the home of her sister. Mrs tra Neibauer. Mr and Mrs George Thompson met the Duane Thompsons of Sioux City at West Okohoji ln<;t Sunday and spent the day with them. Mr and Mrs John Kloosler received announcement, last week of the birth of a daughter to their son nnd his wife, the Joe Harkelas at Downey, Calif. Mr and Mrs Glenn Lloyd are the parents of a baby HH! born July f! fit Hlue Earth. She lias been named Sheila LaHae. Mr and Mrs Morris Given. 1 -; of Titonkn were visitors and luncheon guests at the George 1 Thompson home on Thursday evening. July 30 1959 MEMBERS OF THE ALGONA HIGH SCHOOL graduating class of I03!l IKH! Ill) veais ol < .itrliinu up to do Saltinlav wh'TI they f'.-ilhriril t«\ ,i iciiumn There were many exclamations of, "You don't look a day older than the last time I saw von 1 ', and some of these remaik'i wen- true. Home of tin- cla:!S members were balder, heavier, but for ,i few hours th^ years Were idmnst as if Mundav morning would find them T-7, iM'rvi'i 1 and a ei a.sed and il back in study imdei thi Miller, Kslhei <. v >mnby. NOW.. No Matter What You Wash and Wear.. YOU'LL FEEL LIKE A QUEEN WITH A 1960 FRIGIDAIRE WASHER! MBRE& NEW! EXCLUSIVE! AUTOMATIC TINTING Now, short-cut, com* pletely automatic tinting —with one setting of fhe dials. Simply pour dry tint from package into exclusive, automatic Bleach and Tint Dispenser, set controls as for washing. No boiling or straining, no spotting or streaking. Nobody but FRIGIDAIRE gives you special "CLOTHES BATH" care in models for every budget! NOTES OF MEN SERVICE 3-RING AGITATOR Washes Clothes Up to 50% Cleaner by Test! Lint Chaser Ring gets rid of more lint, scum automatically than washen with filters tbat rout* b« cleared by hand. 'Circulator Ring keeps dothes separated, guards against tangling. ^Energy Ring energizes water into surging •* currents that get clothes ultra-clean — flushed kee of deep-down dirt. LACKLAND AFB, TEXAS — Avi;ition Coclel Francis W. McDonald, a'bove, son of Mr and Mrs Jack J. McDonald of Ledyard, has been assigned to Graham Air Base, Fla., for training a.s an Air Force Pilot. He recently was graduated from the USAF Pre-Flight School here. Cadet, McDonald, a graduate of Ledyard High School, attended the College of St. Thomas. •During six months at Lackland's Pre-Flitihl Training School, aviation cadets qualify for assignments to pilot or navigators training schools. There they will receive continued training in the flying phase of their aeronautical education. FORT LEONARD WOOD, MO. — Army Pvt. Alan L. Lage, son of Mrs Blanche <M. Lage, Route 1, Algona, completed the automotive maintenance helper course. July 1C at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Lage was trained to perform organizational, field ami depot maintenance on automotive vehicles and to evacuate and ret-over all types of automotive material. The 22-year-old soldier, son of Ralph C.' Lage, 1K1I) Walnut, Berkeley, Calif., attended Algona High School and was a farmer in Algona, betore entei ing t h e Army. IF IT'S NEWS WE WANT IT RATED NO, 1 FOR ALL-AROUND PERFORMANCE BY UNITED STATES TESTING CO,, INC. in controlled laboratory tests of 6 leading automatic washers! Report No, 57745, dated May 21, 1959. • * f ~~ Get all the finest in FRIGIDAIRE Appliances at * CHER LANE APPLIANCE Now you Know! The answer to everyday insurance problems* By L. S. Bohannon QUESTION: Does ordinary aulo insurance cover breaking of glass in the doors or windshield of a car? ANSWER: Comprehensive insurance covers most of the usual accidental damage to glass in your car. watchful r-ves <tf O. B Lfiing, Alvina Wilson or .John McDowell. « * * I WAS GRADUATED SEVERAL YEARS PREVIOUS TO 1939, but through /some manipulation, I got in on a part of the reunion and 1 had a wondei fill time. The committee in ehtirge, Bud Anderson, Julie Haas, Vivian Hakken Kent, Norrna Kcttleson Paetz, Dorothea l!|\istiom Moulton, Ardcm Olson Sampson. Joan Stephorison Scott and Hex Taylor did a bung up job planning the event and they also went In a grejil deal of trouble to find out what, had happened In all Ihe class members, whelhei they could ho present or not. A BOOKLET COMPILED FOR THE REUNION, was dedicated to three class members, Kenneth Durant find Arne Pederson, killed m action m World War II. Eugene Col well who died in a car accident, and John G. McDowell, beloved high school principal who died at Madison, Wise, in 1!)T>7. * » * CLASS MEMBERS ENJOYED A tour of Algona and surrounding territory in the afternoon. Chamber of Commerce Secretary Bill Stcele narrated the deluxe tour which even included some favorite. 'necking" spots m 1!);!!). now grown up to housing developments or industry. Dorothy Mutts came from the greatest distance to bo present. She' a secretary in the United Slates Court of Claims at Washington. I) (.'. Her recognition gift was an ashtray made of, a mimal ore automobile die. ' * » * TWO CLASS MEMBERS. LOIS MAE BARR, (Mrs Arch Dietrich, Ownlonna, Minn ) and Margaret Palmer, (Mrs Gail Hakes, Clear Lake), shared honors for those present having the most children. *]ach is the mother of ei^ht. Their pri/.e—ear plugs! Rex Taylor was? iffivially honored as class member present having the least hair. .•- lis mil hair Ionic, of course. Lois .Barr Dietrich won top honors or having the oldest child, a daughter almost 19, and received a xiltle of heart remedy. Parent of the youngest child was Lois •'itch /.immerman, Whittomoro, who because of her 5 month old •>aby received a teething ring. Art Wiese was the only member present who had any sort of claim to being grandpa. He has a stepdaughter who has 2 little boys. * * * THERE HAS BEEN A GREAT DEAL written about lowans leaving the state to live elsewhere, but the class of 1939 is still ' predominately Hawkeye. Fifty-eight members are still in the state, > ;iO live outside Iowa nnd 22 of them are in Algona. Nearby towns we're represented by 13 others. » * * THREE OF THE CLASS MEMBERS, Eleanor Thorpe Buehler, Raymond Lund and Hii^ei Michel, live at Balboa in the Panama : Canal /.one. Eleanor's husband pilots ships through the canal, : Raymond is in service nnd Roger is a high school principal. School jobs were chosen by Clarence Devine, whose wife is another class member, F.lfrieda Lehman, nnd who is principal at Walnut; Mar- gnret Ann Benrdsley, kindergarten supervisor at Cheverly, .Maryland, nnd Bruce Miller, prjncjpul at Tucson, Arizona. '" + * * ' / IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED forces arc June Long, now Lt. Col. (.'. II. Long in Dayton, Ohio, who sent a telegram of regret rend at the reunion: and Don Johnson, with* the army in Germanv. June Straver married Lewis dough who is in the Air Force nt Waco, Texas. * * * THE CLASS OF 1939 HAS ITS representatives in religion. Robert Conklin, Westfield, Wise., is a Presbyterian minister; Ruth Cruickshank, Algona, is n nurse and prospective missionary and Roland Pederson, Denver, Colo., is nlso a preacher. Kenneth Pederson . is a certified public accountant at Richmond, Virginia. Both are irothers of Arne Pederson, who once worked at the U. D. M., and. who died in the war. * * * ALICE SPARKS, WHO MARRIED a fellow class member, Frank lirei-n, is postmistress of Medina, Washington; Dave Smith is Algona •ity clerk find Merle Cooper is in the railway mail service in DeS Moines. Kenneth Holmes is an oil geologist at Bismarck, N. Dakota, md John Kohlhaas is an M. D. at Corpus'Christi, Texas. His wife, the former Betty Kennedy of Bancroft, is also a doctor. Jerome'.. Nielsen is chief physical therapist in n hospital at Long beach, Calif, and Lois Colwell is the wife of n dentist, Dr. Harold Banwart fit Adc'l find also works ns his assistant. * * * IF YOU HAVE ANY APPLIANCE TROUBLE you could get it fixed by a 1939 class member, depending where you live. Betty Laird is the wife of Lewis Kurtz of the Kurt/', Hardware wholesalers in Des Moines; Maxine Peterson is Mrs Frank Smouse whose husband has a store at. Swen City; Donald Weaver is a Skelgas dealer and appliance retailer at Northwood and Dorothy Wagner married Thurmnn I'nutt, who is a refrigeration service man at Livermore. Art Wiese is nn electrical construction worker and lives at Algona. * * * • MECHANICS AND THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY is represented by Hex Taylor arid Wes Schult/, Algona car dealers', Fred Kent, husband of Vivinn Bakkcn; Raymond Funk, a mechanic- at Ft. Bragg. Cnlif: Mildred Harmon and her husband, Jerry McVay, both employed til Weidenhoff's here; Margaret Palmer, whose husband, Gnil Hakes, has n tire shop at Clear Lake; Esther Strayer, (Mrs Jack Farwick), whoso husband is a mechanic at Pipestone, Minn, and she is n nurse; and Myrnn Zeigler, whose husband, Robert Simpson, is parts manager for a garage at Britt. », * * * FARMING. OR THE VERY EXACTING job of being a farmer's 4 wife occupies the majority of the 1939 class members. They include , Jule Baas. AU;ona, whose speech about farm life back in 1939" 1 convulsed the class members fit the reunion; Lois Barr (Mrs Arch" Dietrich). Owatonna, Minn.; John Blumer, LuVerne; Jeanne Clayton, (Mrs Harold Koclhler), Livermore; Bob Deal, Algona; Florence Dodds, (Mrs Elmer Greinert), Whitlemore; Eleanor Fraser, (Mrs Ellsworth Brandow), Algona; Dorothy Geilenfeld, (Mrs .Howard Runey), Algona; Carol Jackman, (Mrs Russel Jensen). Lone Hock' Norinn Ketclson, (Mrs William Paetz), Algona; Eulalie,' Kobriger* (Mrs Wayne Drone), Lone Rock; Ardeen.Olson, (Mrs Tom Sampson) AlK'bnn: Verle Patterson, Algona; Maxine Robinson, (Mrs Leo Elmore), Algona; and Phyllis Sawyer, (Mrs Bill New) 4 Nevada, CONSTRUCTION WORK CLAIMS THE ATTENTION QF Keith Rowley, husband of class member Geraldine Gronwell 1 Walter Halsrud, husband of Thelma Hines, Wakeeney. Kansas; and Norman Fagerstrum, husband of Bonnie Phillips, Des Moines. Dorothy Palley Noonan's husband is a jeweler at Estherville; Dorothea Bjustrom IMoulton is the wife of a furniture dealer here; Russell Larson is Graham's store manager at Decorah; Leroy Lee is about to move ' to Wilmar, Minn, as a salesman: Eugenia Little Foster's husband is f an insurance agent in Dallas, Texas and Zelda Long Black's-hus band is an engineer at Ft. Worth, Texas. Doris Batt, '(Mrs Robert Lewis), helps her husband in the motel business at Wegtside 'ah he runs a building service and Bud Anderson has the^ "* ' ' Motel here. « * * * * , . ': WINIFRED PLUMB. MRS GILBERT•„< band who is a radio engineer at Great Bend "Kansas*" Pickard works for Allied Mills at Mason City and'Paul Roe band of class member Helen Murray. \Wrk& at John ] Waterloo. Sterling Goff, Jr., Jean Mwtjagh's husband business at Louisville, Ky, Marilyn NorrnaivJs, MfS W Algona, and is a secretary in a_ law, office,; JaweUyi * if you'll address your own insurance questions to this of fice, we'll try to give you the correct answers and there will be no charge or obligation of any kind. L S. BOHANNON 9 N, Dodge <?Y 4-4443 THE CLASS OF 1939 WAS Sp year reunion that they have piaT W w4* 1964. If members addresses, jobs or 1 " would appreciate their notifying '" Tom Sampson here. . '"

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