Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 14, 1967 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 14, 1967
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New station opens fa.! at Uvermore Livermore *- the new W & H Co-dp service station, formerly the Texaco station, owned by the Livermore Oil Co. opened Dec. 1 under the management of Hat-old Willey of Badger. Mr. Willcy had worked for the W & H organization for 7 years out of the Badger plant prior to coming to Livermore. He is the former mayor of Badger, serving in that capacity for 10 years, and a member and past Fire Chief of the fire department there. :Mr. and Mrs. Wiley have five children, four boys and a girl, Douglas of Fort Dodge, Mrs. Virgil (Joyce) Young of Fort Dodge, John, who is serving with the Marine Corps at San Diego, Calif., Paul, a senior in the Fort Dodge high school and Richard, a first grader. Mrs. Willey is the assistant office manager of Central Lab Electronics at Fort Dodge and will continue to work there after they move to Livermore. They have bought the house from the Farmers Coop elevator formerly occupied by the Vernon Fiderlick family and will move into it during the Christmas holidays. They are members of the Lutheran Church. Don Pedersen of Dakota City, who has been with the W & H Co. for 3'/ 2 years at their plant in Humboldt will be the assistant at the' station and has moved his family to Livermore. Mr. Pedersen, an active member of the Humboldt and Dakota City Jaycees had previously worked at this station for 4'/z years when under the management of Ernie 'Logue, so is not a newcomer to the community. He and his wife have 3 small boys. GETS NEW POST Irwin (Slag) Underberg of Eagle Grove has been named local sales manager of the Arnet-McCabe Investment Company of Fort Dodge at Fort Dodge. He has been in the investment business since ,,1963. Mr. and ,Mrs. Under-, rjterg ?Wid family of nine, will |contirtu#"'to live inT Eagle : Orovfftwhere they have made their home for the past ten years! He is a former Livermore high /school graduate and his brother Kenneth (Keno) now lives on the farm formerly owned by their father Carl Underberg. ATTENDS FUNERAL Mr. and Mrs. Burrell Smith attended funeral services for their son-in-law's mother, Mrs. Ida Pearl Chaudoin, in the Chapel of the Order of Eastern Star at Boone on Tuesday of last week. Mrs. Chaudoin had lived at Riceville most of her life and had been a resident at the Boone Home for the past.six years. Her husband died in 1930. She is survived by two sons, Charles of Humboldt and Allen of South America and 4 grandchildren. EX-RESIDENT DIES Word has been received of the death of Dean Shaffer, 26, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Frank (Buzz) Shaffer of Santa Monica, Calif. Dean was born in Livermore, but the family moved to California several years ago. He is survived by his wife and small daughter, his parents, mar- fried sister (Harriet) and a jniece and nephew. BUY HOME The Farmers Co-op elevator has bought the Keith Logue residence and their manager, Robert Rowe and family, who have been living on the Hefty place on the west edge of town will move into the Logue house after the 1st of the year. LIONS ENTERTAIN The members of the Lions Club entertained their wives at their annual Christmas party with dinner and social hour at Johnny's Steak Harbor in Humboldt on Saturday evening. There was also a gift exchange. SCHOOL PROGRAM Al Bell, world traveler and lecturer of Des Moines, presented a program on Scotland for the pupils of the Livermore school in the School Auditorium Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mr*. Pick Schulti Attended the "Barbershopper Ixtravangaza" at the Garrig^n high school Wednesday evening. Mr. SchuJtz is a member of the Algona group and was one of the participants Wednesday everting. Li*rtft«t FNMMritfc enter* ed Mercy Hospital in Fort Dodge last week where he was a surgical patient for several days. Mr. and Mn, Francit Col* lins have flown out to California where they will visit in the home of their daughter Judy and with other relatives. Mrs. Mike Kisch is taking care of the family while they are gone. Severe! ladle* went fe the home of Mrs. Ernie Logue for a belated birthday party. Gifts were brought and Canasta was played during the afternoon. Those present , were Mrs. Etta Underberg of Bode, :Mrs. Jacob Michelson, Mrs. Louise Gronbach, Mrs. J. C. Kelly and Mrs. Corniel Smith. After cards, lunch was served which was brought by the guests. Mr*. John Hotford was hott* ess to the United Presbyterian Women at her home Wednesday afternoon. Mrs, Jessamine Miller conducted the business meeting and Mrs. Azile Dolder gave the lesson. Ten members were present. The hostess served the lunch. Mrs. Marie King of Newark, Ohio and her son Robert King of Mt. Vernon, Ohio and Mrs. King's brother Ben Edge of Humboldt, visited her sister-in-law, Mrs. Martha King, Monday afternoon. Mrs. King had been visiting another son Gerald in Texas and had flown to Osceola where her sister Jane lives and Robert had met her there. They drove home from Humboldt where they had been visiting in the Edge home. Robert King is manager of the Eastern Star Home at Mt. Vernon, Ohio. The Kings were former Livermore residents. Mrs. Luther Butler entertained the Twentieth Century Club at her home Monday afternoon. The President, Mrs. Karl Baesslcr presided at the business meeting and Mrs. Hazel Sanders gave the lesson. Lunch was served from a table decorated in the Christmas theme. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence King of White Bear Lake, Minn, visited with his mother, Mrs. Martha King from Friday evening until Sunday afternoon. For their December meeting the members of the Lutheran Aid held a Pot Luck dinner in the Fellowship Hall on Tuesday. Devotions were given by Pastor Stock and a Skit on Christmas was used for the topic. A short business meeting was held, followed by a couple of readings and group singing. "Secret Pals" were revealed followed by a gift exchange. There was a Christmas tree and the table decorations were carried out in the Christmas theme. Several guests were present; Mrs. Lulu Blumer, Mrs. Vernon Rutz, Mrs. Louise Gronbach, Mrs. Ernie Logue, Mrs. Emma Hoepner and Miss Virginia Larson. Hostesses were Mrs. Harry Rutz and Mrs. Don Rutz. Programs by school groups are announced LyVerne — The annual Christmas program by the vocal department of the Lu- Verne Community School will be held on Friday evening at 7:30 in the gym. Grades one through six will be presented in the operetta, "He Said He Was Santa", and the high school mixed chorus and girls' sextet will conclude the program with Christmas music. The program will be directed by Mrs. Phayne Heathman. The Music Mothers will serve coffee after the entertainment. The LuVerne High School Band, the Junior Band will present their Winter Concert December 21 at 7:30. A varied program of concert band music along with traditional Christmas music is planned. After the program, lunch will be served by the Music Mothers. The band is directed by Mr. Jack Rembold. Officers for the Lu- Verne high school band for 1967-68 are: President, Coleen Johns, Vice President, Barbara Hurlburt; Treasurer, Connie Hefty; and Librarian, Teresa Gilligan. This year three members of the band have been chosen to play in the N.C.I.B.A. Honor Band held at Mason City. The students are Barbara Hurlburt, clarinet, Teresa Pedersen, clarinet, Danny Block, baritone. Rev. fnd Mr*. Roy Bie»«- njeyer attended the Hum- dinner Christmas party, Monday evening, at the Methodist Church m Fpcahontas. the 2—Alffcni (l«we) Advene* THURSDAY, DEC. 14, Contest rules announced for LuVerne LuVerne — The Commercial club is also sponsoring a house lighting contest. The first prize will be ten dollars, second prize is five dollars. Rules for Christmas window decorating contest are given: 1. Any group of youth from LuVerne churches, ,Lu- Verne school (7th grade and above) and any 4-H club in the LuVerne Community may compete. 2. The group is responsible to contact the merchants for the use of their windows. 3. Displays must be completed by December 12. They may be religious or secular, but not a combination of the two. 4. Displays will be judged Monday, December 18 by persons not from LuVerne. Do not put your organizations name in the window until it has been judged. 5. No prizes will be given until the displav has been dismantled by the group after Christmas. 6. Displays may be on the inside of the glass or behind the glass. 7. First prize, $10; 2nd prize, $7.50; 3rd prize, $5.00 Each group participating will receive $2 prize to cover cost Of material. This is sponsored by the LuVerne Commercial Club. WED 50 YEARS Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Helmke of Renwick will observe their 50th Wedding Anniversary, Saturday, December 23 at St. Pauls Lutheran Church in Renwick from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Their six children and their families will be hosts. Norman and Mrs. Gary (Janice) Basler of Renwick; Jerry of Humboldt; Mrs. Corwin , \(L a V o n n e) Peer of Algona; Mrs. Orin (Gretchen) Rininger, Schaller, Iowa; and Mrs. James (Kathryn) Duffy of Mercer Island, Washington. There are nineteen grandchildren. No formal invitations are being sent and friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Helm ke are invited to attend the Open House in their honor. AT FIRE SCHOOL . 'Members of the LuVerne Fire Department attended a school at Renwick Thursday evening on artificial respiration and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. The teacher also demonstrated the use of a resuscitator. Those attending were Jerry Stille, Earl Johns, Leonard Johns, George Studer, Vern Daley, Fred Goetsch, Duren Watts and Burt DeNio. Mr. and Mr*. Harold Meyer, daughter Kris, LuVerne, and Mrs. Joyce Smith of Humboldt, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wilson of Livermore and Mr. and Mrs. Jack McClellan, LuVerne, attended the funeral of their nephew and cousin, Jack x Powell at Madelia, Minnesota on Monday. Jack, 22 years of age, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Powell of Madelia passed away on Friday night. Mrs. Powell is the former Mary McClellan. Mr*. A. J. Pergande wa* hostess to a candlelight dinner, Friday, December 8 in honor of the birthdays of her husband and her sister, Mrs. Emmett Hanson of Bradgate. Twelve guests shared the courtesy. Attending were the honored guests and Mr. Hanson and towns of Thor, Humboldt and LuVerne were represented. The J. J, Club held their regular monthly meeting and LuVerne lady ho no red for 70 years service LuVerne — Myrtle Jordan of LuVerne is shown Sunday after being honored by the LuVerne Methodist church for 70 years of membership in the parish -and years of faithful service to the chUrch during that period of time. She was recognized for her work by being presented during the morning worship service and a noon carry-in dinner attended by parishioners and a number of out-of-town guests and friends of 'Miss Jordan. An informal program Was held in the afternoon, including comments from some of those present plus remarks by Rev. Roy A. Biesemeyer. Miss Jordan is still active in church 'work. Miss Jordan taught Sunday School for more than 40 years, served as superintendent for four years and has been secretary of the church school since 1956. She is still interested in the department of education. Miss Jordan taught school for 33 years al Irvington, Sex- Myrtle Jordan ton, Lakota, Vernon Consolidated and Sherman and Lu- Verne townships. Since 1954, she has edited and published an annual yearbook on the church which is sent to members and friends. She was a year old when she became a member of the LuVerne church after her family moved to the area from-Illinois. She lives with a brother Frank Hardcopf. , Christmas party, Friday, De- on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs: Buf- cember 8 in the home of Jean fington are long time resi- Elbert. Roll call was answer- dents of the Doan communed by "My Favorite Christ- ity. mas Carol" with Florence The American Legion Aux- Stewart in charge of enter- iliary met Monday evening, tainment. Gertie Hefti and Dec. 4 with a 6:30 dinner Bernice Cox winning high with twenty seven members prize. A gift exchange, white present. Honored was Mrs. elephant and passing auction Don Bjustrom. Hostesses for was held. The next meeting the Christmas party were will be held with Eleanor Joyce Nielsen, Norma Watts, Kubly as hostess and Dorothy Melinda Swanson, Sadie Wag- Jergensen in charge of the ner, Lucinda Stone, Marilyn program. Zentner and Lucille .Ramus. Sunday supper guests in Ruby Godfrey and Betty Guy the home of Mr. and Mrs. had charge of entertainment Max Block were Mr. and Mrs. with the singing of Christmas Al Kohl of Ames, Mr. and carols and a gift exchange. Mrs. Adam Ziegler of Clarion The January hostesses will and Lewis Block and son be Marie Jackson and Mar- Doug. Mrs. Kohl and Mrs.^ jorie Sheiton. Ziegler are nieces of Mrs. The four-day flight in- Block. .-,; !:•'.? ;-. structors^ Decertification cour- ' The tuVerne:^i;ivowire^* ended/Dec. 1 at Iowa girls 4-H club held their regu-l state University. Sponsored lar meeting and Christmas b .y ISU's Engineering Exten- party Saturday evening at Slon m cooperation with the 6:30 in the town hall. Ten Io wa Aeronautics Commission members and the two leaders, Federal Aviation Agency, the Mrs. John Voss and Mrs snort course was designed for Owen Curry answered the those <l ualif i e d to give flight roll call. After the regular instruction and for potential meeting, the group went fll Eht instructors. The session caroling in LuVerne. After emphasized the flight instruc- the singing of carols the tor5 responsibilities and dut- group gathered at the hall »es in the educational services and held a gift exchange. Re- thev Provide for persons in- freshments were served. Enrollment for the 196768 Winter Quarter Farm Operation Program at Iowa State University totals 118, accord- . , A . L ing to Donald Ahrens, ad- weekend guests in the par- visor in the program. The Winter Quarter Farm Operat- . , . . . 41 _ ^ ing Program is designed for w . ord fr °™ ms brother Daryl young farmers who have started or expect to start rtArtrl s\vtlir _ __ . for a two week trip into the undeveloped ^region of Ven- zuela. Mr. Watts who holds state and national offices in the JayCees program has been very active in the Jay- Cees for some time. Circle 1 of the WSCS of the Methodist Church met Thursday evening,, December 7 in the home of Laura Zwie- Home of Yulahmae Voss with twelve! member* and one guest, Lena Biesemeyer pfe§< ent. Roll call Wai answered by "My Favorite Carol.". Feye Lichty had the lesson "A Gift of the Heart", Florence Stewart read a poem, "our Neighbors." A gift exchange was held .in accordance with the Christmas season., Florence Stewart gave each one present :a copy of "On Evening Prayer". Lunch was /served by the hostess, the January meeting will be held in the home of Florence : Stewart with a pot luck *upt ;;per. The! husbands are to be the guests at this event. A bake sale will also be held for the members. , Mrs. j Amelia Hanselman ,iwas the j honored guest at a birthday party' at her home Sunday afternoon. Her children and grandchildren and great grandchildren spent the afternoon with her. There were twenty-three present with sandwiches, ice cream and a beautifully decorated birthday cake served for the birthday luncheon. - , Gerhard (Whitey) Hjelmeland, son of Mr. and 'Mrs. Peder Hjelmeland and Leonard Johns, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Johns have been inducted into the service. They will leave for point of , inductipn on January 16. Guests in the Art Dimler home this past week have been their daughters' ' and their families, Mrs. Don (Vera) Irey of Clarence, la., Mr. arid Mrs. R. H. (Kathryn) Krohns, Kansas City, Missouri and Mr. Vegas, Nevada. Mrs. Pfeiffer fer and son, Steven of Las and Mrs. Fred (Shirley) Pfeif- has returned home after spending one year in. Viet Nam as_a U. S. government employee. • terested in learning to fly. Attending from LuVerne was Joe Giiy. { Mr. and Mrs. Doug Holmes, Jeff and Todd of Ames were weekend guests in the parental Clifford Holmes home. Duren Watts has received ..ord from his brother Daryl Watts of Eagle Grove that he has been chosen one of ten farming and can spend only Jay Cees »" the United States the winter quarter in college. Now in its 14th year, the program has attracted more than 1300 young men. Credits earned in the winter quarter program will apply on a two year certificate or a bachelor of science degree if the student desires to further his education. Students take courses in metal construction and maintenance, principals of crop production, soils, livestock production and farm management. They attend required technical lectures. Attending this course from fel with eleven members answering the roll call "My Favorite Christmas Carol." Donna Nelson and Mabel Holmes had charge of entertainment with quiz games be- LuVerne"is Gerald Bormann' in 6 P^yed and a gift ex- Of the 118 students enrolled change. Lunch was served by this year 115 are from 64 Iowa counties. There are one each from Illinois, Minnesota and Manitoba, Canada. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stoll attended the 50th wedding anriiversary "Open House" in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Buffington at the Doan Methodist Church near Titonka the hostess. Circle 2 of the WSCS met Wednesday, Dec. 6 in the home of Marjorie Sheiton with ten members present. Ella Weber had charge of entertainment. A gift exchange was held. Lunch was served by Mrs. Sheiton. Circle 3 of the WSCS met Wednesday, Dec. 6 in the Notice Applications are now being taken by the town of LuVerne for the position of town clerk as of January 1, 1968, Appli* cation forms may be obtained from the Mayor or the town clerk and must be returned on or before December 20th. liVtrnt Town Council 95 & 97 Santa Claus coming to LuVerne Saturday "I -i •••, '• „ . ••..-,"- . -'-.; . •. '-•-• • . .'••.•..•.••..•• '•-.;• ••.-,•..-- f! • LuVerne — Santa Claut will com* to LuVerne at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, and will be at the city hall to give out candy to the children. Following fhli, a drawing for toy* will be held. On Wednesday, December 20th at 3:00 o'clock there will be a drawing for poultry to adult* who have registered with the local merchant*, The Commercial Club i* al*o (pen. wring a .house lighting contest. The first prise will bo $10, second prite it $5, . ' ////////s. /••//////////, St. Joe Mr*. Sylvester Wagner .«oooo»»ooooooooooeoooe A Hilbert pre-Christmas dinner at Treloars at Fort Dodge was? held Sunday evening with £$$ Asocial ^evening; here at Frank 'Hubert's. At-^ tending were Mrs. Clara Kohlhaas, Algona, the Herman Beckers, Irvington, Tom Beckers, Wesley, John Hilberts and Ted Hilberts. The Eugene Thuls, Frances and Mildred, spent the weekend in Sioux City with their daughter and sister, Jean Marie Thul and also visited Mrs. Thill's sister, the Gerald Henleys, The Orville Wagners drove to Sioux; Falls, S. D., Saturday and met the Nick Redings, Algona, who were returning by plane from a 30 day visit in Phoenix, Ariz. The Raymond Kohlhaases and John B. Reding and R'Nu club members husbands were guests Sunday evening at a Christmas party at Sylvester Wagner's. Receiving prizes in 500 were Mrs. Peter Kirsch, Mrs. N. J. Weydert and Mrs. Rosalia Illg, Ralph Reding, Sylvester Wagner and N. J. Weydert. Mrs. Orville Wagner has the club January 25. Mrs. Tony Becker is a surgical patient in St. Joseph's Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge. The Connie Kunkels took their daughter Theresa, a year old, to Iowa City Tues-. day for a medical check up. •••ooooooooooooooooooo Irvington By Mao McLean eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeo The Harry Felters^ Winthrop, Minn., were recent visitors at Ed Ditsworth's. Harry lost the middle finger on his right hand last September when he attempted to remove some grass from his power lawn mower. Harry was mowing lawn but had stopped for a moment to chat with Mrs. Felter. The index finger and the first finger were also badly, mutilated and the hand is still swollen and Is quite painful. Harry is a former Irvington boy. The Oscar Froehlichs, Algona? son of Mrs. Evelyn Froenlich of this area,, drove to Sioux City/i where; they spent last \veekend;^with Oscar's brother, tHe^Dflh"|^oeh- lichs. Saturday the ' group went to LeMars for the basketball game. The Robert Skillings and Mrs. Skilling's mother, Mrs. Ray Fitch, Algona, went to Burt last week Tuesday for the day with another daughter of Mrs. Fitch, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Jones. The Irvington Youth Fellowship will have a Christmas party at the Kenneth Roney home this week Thursday evening. There will be an exchange of gifts. The James Lage family, Fort Dodge, were Sunday visitors with his mother, Mrs. Lage. The Danny Kuhns, Red Oak, were visitors at Lawrence 'Miller's last week Monday. The Kuhns came for the funeral services for Armour Lemkee. ' The Victor Applegates, Ames, were visitors at Lawrence Miller's Saturday. CARD bF THANKS — We wish to extend our sincere gratitude for the many courtesies to us in the death of our beloved husband and brother Henry L. Simmons. Mrs. Henry L Simmons, Mrs. Robert Murray. 97* CARD OF THANKS—I would like to sincerely thank my friends - and relatives for their cards, gifts, and flowers while I was in the hospital, also a special "thank you" to Rev.' Biesemeyer and Circle I of WSCS for their prayers: Clara McClellan. 97 "LIVE MUSIC" SATURDAY NIGHT - It; DEC 1(5 '•'•'"Iowa Ramblers" At The Bamboo Lounge LuVerne Santa Claus IS COMING to LuVerne SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16 FREE CANDY AND DRAWING FOR TOYS FOR KIDS - Poultry Drawing for Adults on Wednesday, Dec. 20 - 3 P.M. Don't Forget the Home Decorating Contest for LuVerne Homes FIRST PRIZE 2ND PRIZE '10 ' 5 THIS MCSSAGI SPONSOMD IV THIS! CORNER STORE HUFF'S CAFE LAWSON HARDWARE IU VERNE BUILDING CO, UJ VERNE CROl 1 SERVICE LU VERNE LANES VILLAGE PUMP SANFORD PUBLIC SPIRITED LUVERNE MERCHANT* BLAKE FUNERAL HOMES LU VERNE OFFICE OF THE SECURITY STATE BANK LU VERNE CO*QP, ELEVATOR PATTERSON ELECTRIC TRAUGER'S JACK SPRAT ZENTNER LIVESTOCK

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