Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 24, 1966 · Page 6
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 24, 1966
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Adams celebrate Golden MR. AND MRS. Roy Adams celebrated their golden wedding Sunday, Feb. 20, with a family dinner at the Lounge at Van's Cafe in Algona. Feb. 22nd was the wedding date. The Adams two sons with their families were present Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Adams with Gary and Randall came from Cedar Rapids, and Mr. and Mrs. Garmon Adams and children from Whittemore. Their daughter Linda had come from Sioux City where she is a student nurse at-St. Joseph's hospital. ' • • Other guests were Roy's brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Adams, Humboldt, and a sister, Mrs. Leola Wallace, Bradgate; Mrs Adam's brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Hoag, also of Bradgate; Mr. and Mrs Everett DeSmidt, Waterloo; Mr. and Mrs. John T. Olson, Livermore; also Rev; and Mrs. N. M. Coughenour and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Evans, Algona. Twenty-six guests sat down together .for the celebration dinner, and there.was a social gathering at the Adams home in the afternoon. Lenore Hoag and Roy Adams were married at the Bradgate Methodist parsonage on Feb. 22. 1916. Mrs. Adams had been a teacher prior to marriage, and the couple farmed for many years east of Whittemore until they retired to Algona in 1959. There are seven grandchildren. Another sister, Mrs. Gertrude Reed, called from Tucson, Ariz., in the afternoon, to talk ,to her sisters and brothers gathered here. VALENTINE PARTY Algona Court 283 had a Valentine Friendship party Feb.. 16 at the Academy Hall for members and guests. Lunch preceded the program by Sally Bay who was a foreign exchange student to Spain last summer. The Garrigan chorus sang some selections from "Music Man." Hostesses were Viola Crowley and Anita Lallier assisted by Susanna Altman, Irma Barton, Mary Boswell, Bertha Cink, Josephine Eisenbarth, Marion Ferris, Anna Geishecker, Barbara Goodman. Helen Harrison, Marguerite Hays, Esther Hilbert, Alice Jergens, Dena Kohlhaas, Corrine Laing, Eileen Lampright, Nell Linnan, Ruth McMahon. A 1 "^ Pearson, Mae Platt, Donna Roethler, Verna Seeley, Cecelia Simons, Leona Smith, Mary Straub, Dorothy Studer, Bertha Thuen te, Matilda Waldschmidt, Phyl lis Wildin, and Luella Wolf. Engaged Prayer day dated Friday at church here Algona Rotary club to host district meet The Algona Rotary club will be host to the annual conference of the district including 47 clubs in the north half of Iowa. The two-day event will be April 22 and 23. It is anticipated the conference Will bring an estimated 500 leading business and professional men to Algona. The event will also be an observance of the 44th anniversary of the founding of the Algona club. The club Was organ' ized in April of 1933 by a dele gation of Rotarians from Fort Dodge. The conference will be a two day affair with regiistra tion Friday at 10 a.m. followa' by a noon luncheon, a full af ternoon program, and dimaxec with a banquet that evening. Dr. Frank Court, Jr., Denver Colp., has been secured as the featured banquet speaker. A Saturday morning program and noon luncheon will complete the conference. All of the activities will be held at the Garrigan high school, except for a special planned ladies program which will feature a noon luncheon, at the Country club. Rotary International President C. P. H. Teenstra, of the Netherlands, will have a representative at the meeting, secured by the district governor Elmer Lindhart. "It is seldom a club and community the size of Algona is selected to host this conference", according to Lyle R. Riedinger, conference chairman. "The Algona Rotary Club is proud to have been selected to host this conference and feel this a fine way to climax 44 years of service in Rotary and -ALGONA (Iowa) ADVANCE THURSDAY, F6B, 24, 1966 Ikes and 4-Hclib have meeting East Pork Chapter held a reg< ular meeting Feb. 16 at Izaak Hall. Guests were the Garfield 4-H club. Both clubs the and held regular -meetings in fore part of the evening then saw a colored movie on raising and hunting loWa game produced by the Iowa Conservation Comm. It was shown by Wm. Bassler, Kossuth Conservation officer. The Ikes made to our community", Algona President Schoby says. HAVE 25TH WEDDING Mr. and Mrs. John Gisch observed their 25th wedding Saturday evening at the K C hall with open house and a program and family dancing at 8:30, Mrs Lee Schenck played the organ John Hibe guitar and folk sing ing. Sunday morning the family ait- tended Mass together at St. Cecelia's and in the afternoon a family dinner was held with Msgr. P. P. Gearen and Father Bruch and Msgr.-Jas. H. Schultes, Bancroft, honored,, guests, Msgr. Schultes performed the wedding ceremony in 1941. Also present were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mescher, parents, and Mrs. Lena Wolf, Bancroft, aunt of Mrs. Gisch and Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Lentsch, Fort Dodge, uncle of Mr. Gisch, MRS. MELVIN WALKER announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Diane Sue, to Dennis Ray Fritz, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Fritz, Wesley. The late Melvin F. Walker was the father of the prospective bride. She is employed at the Algona Hotel Coffee Shop. Mr. Fritz is employed at the Pioneer Hi-Bred 2orn Co, A June wedding is be- ng planned. SILVER WEDDING SUNDAY The Hollis Benschoters will have their silver wedding at an open house Sunday. Feb. 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. in their home. Hostesses will be their daugh ters, Harriet (Holly) and Ruth, who are students at the univer sity in Iowa City. Mrs. Benscho ter is the former Jean Cruikshank and they were married March 1, 1941, in Algona where both have been lifelong residents. All friends and relative;* are invited to attend. FAMILY SUPPER Cresco Boys 4-H club met at the Extension building Feb. 21 with a family pot luck supper. Barb Jergensen was hostess and 13 families were present. Talks were given by Stephen Rochleau and Jim Hundgate. 4-H basketball was discussed. Reporter is Larry Rochleau. PRAYER PROGRAM Lutheran Women's Missionary League of the Algona zone will hold a World Day of Pray' er service Friday afternoon, February 25, at 2:00 at Trinity Lutheran church, Algona. St. PayJ's Lutheran church of Garner will host the group. The annual World Day of Prayer sponsored by the United ohureh women of the National Council of Churches will be observed Friday in the Presbyterian church, Algona at 2 o'clock. The service is prepared each year in one of the 125 participating countries. This year the women of Scotland have prepared the services, and reflecting the long traditions of -Scottish church, people will be considering the theme "You Are My Witness". Leaders from the various churches are Mrs. Roy Hutzell, 1st Methodist; Mrs. Jim Kolp, Congregational; Mr. Ed Gilmore, St. Thomas Episcopal; Mrs. Ollie Nasby, First Lutheran; Mrs. Everett Hanna, Good Hope Methodist, and Mrs. Alwen Huenhold, Presbyterian. A combined chorus will sing with a group of women front the resbyterian church choir in a special hymn. Rev. Walter Morz, of the resbyterian church, will give the meditation, on the theme You Are My Witness, from Isai ah 43:10. The 1966 offering ,will be channeled through the division _ (* /"*! *_i.!_ u T IC*» AM*! TUl*i rtrti j-vrt WILL BE MARRIED Mr. and Mrs. H. M, Knecht, Algona, announce the' engagement of their daughter, Inez, Alameda. Calif., to Angelo Sanchez, Pinole, Calif. The marriage will be May 14 at St. Cecelia's Catholic church. She is a 1962 graduate of Garrigan high school. BIRTHDAY DINNER PLANNED Judy Frank will be honored for her birthday at dinner Friday at Charlie's Supper club by her husband, Norman; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Carson, and Mr. and Mrs. Kent Hoover. DINNER GUESTS Dinner guests Monday eve ning ac tne Paul Dremmel's were his brothers Mr. and Mrs Floyd Dremmel, Aurora, 111. and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dremme! of Burt. Floyds came Saturda> and left Tuesday. BEL CANTO MEETS Bel Canto club met Wednes day afternoon at Vera Graham's Co-hostesses were Bea Holt and Thelma Hayes. Liela Coleman had the program on Ballet as sisted by Pat Chrischilles. PARISH DINNER The Catholic Action Guild will serve the St. Cecelia Parish dinner Sunday, Feb. .7 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Swiss steak will be on the menu. MARRIED 55 YEARS Mr. and Mrs. William 0, Dunlap will observe their 55th wedding anniversary on Monday, Feb. 28 at their home at 1413 E. Elm street. further plans for a Spring Sport-Arama April 1546-17 at the fairgrounds. Buffalo burgers were served by Soup Briggs and his kitchen cooks. Clair Reding Garfield, 4-H boys leader am his assistant leaders, Harolc Kelohsen, Ralph Struthers and Art Banwart furnished the transportation for the 27 boys Services held at Mason City for Swea Cityan Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha C. Eckholm, 86, of Mason City, were held Tuesday at 10 o'clock in the Major Erickson Funeral Home at Mason City with Dr. Wayne Clark, pastor of the First Baptist church, officiating. A niece, Esther C. Smith, Charles City, was organist. Burial was in the Garrison cemetery in Swea City. Pallbearers were six nephews: Hugh Black, Maynard Jensen, David, Wayne, Russell, and Gifford Smith. \ Bertha C. Smith was born October 7, 1879 near Indianola, daughter of James M. and Nancy E. Sever Smith. She taught school six years in the Kossuth county schools prior to her marriage to Philip V. Eckholm on May 20, 1903. She died Feb. 19 in a Mason City nursing home. Survivors are two daughters, Mae, Mrs. Paul Hilbert, Algona, and Laila, Mrs. George Hall, Mason City. Also surviving are two brothers, Luther D. Smith Des Moines, and Ernest L Smith, Estherville. Two grand children, Mrs. Clarence Hunt Former Algona man retires atDubuque A former Algonian, W. K: ! Walt) "Sehbby} ^recently retired! as .office manager of the State irand Creameries branch at Dubuque. He will be honored at ,he annual meeting. A publica- ion of the institution said: State Brand Creameries, Inc., lost one of its longtime employees Jan. 31 when W. K. (Walt) Schoby's retirement was announced by George Atkinson, SB general manager. Schoby, who has been employed at State Brand since 1928, had been serving as office manager and bookkeeper for the cooperative's Eastern' daughter of Mr and Mrs. Paul Iowa Branch at Dubuque. In announcing Walt's retirement, Atkinson expressed appreciation for Walt's contributions, integrity and outstanding Algona, and Beryl Butterfield Swea City, also survive. There are nine great grandchildren. Her husband died in 1909 anc her parents, five sisters ane seven brothers preceded her in death. Mrs. Eckholm was a member of the First Baptist church of Mason City, and Circle no. 1. She belonged to the Order of White Shrine, Alchor Shrine, O. E. S., and Queen Rebekah Lodge. HOUSE OFFICER Jean Owens, C. D. El. Ed. 1, of Christian Life and Mission and the division of overseas ministries of the National Council of Churches to help support 12 inamess colleges in Africa, India, Pakistan, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan. It will also give Christian literature attractive for women and children in Asia, Africa and Latin America, for students coming from overseas, provide ministries to migratory laborers and those settling on the fringes of urban areas. A fellowship coffee will follow the services in the fellowship hall. Interested persons from any church, men and women, are invited. A nursery will be provided. Barn burns livestock lost at Armstrong; A barn, considerable live-stock and hay went up in smoke Sunday at tiie Roy Dunn farm 2 a /2 miles southeast of Armstrong. The farm is tenanted by the Joe Reckers. Armstrong firemen fought the blaze, which was out of control by the time they arrived. Lost were 15 hogs, 34 ewes, 24 lambs and 1,500 bales of hay and straw. The owners had planned to sell the hogs Monday. Mrs. Reclser saw the blaze from the farm house about 2:30 p.m. Sunday and called the Armstrong Fire Department It is believed that defective wiring may have cause toe fire. job. Born May 5, 1891, in DeWitt County, HI., Walt moved with his family to a farm near Algona in 1901. He attended public school in Algona and was graduated from high school there in 1910. That same fall he accepted a job as bookkeeper and teller at the local bank. Sept. 10, 1914, he was married to the former Lulu M. Brown. They have two daughters, Mrs. C. G. (Elizabeth) Wood, Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. R. S, (Jean) Craig, Philadelphia. They also have four grandsons and three granddaughters. The Schobys lived on a farm from 1917 to 1928 when he moved to Mason City to be office manager for State Brand. In 1945, he moved to Dubuque as office manager and bookkeeper of the Eastern Iowa Branch Walt is a member of the Me thodist Church, Modern Woodman and Masonic Lodges. Fontaine Fox's "Toonerville Folks" first appeared in the Chi cago Post in 1908. 3wens, was elected secretary of Nelson House. Westgate, Ames. HOBBY CLUB MEETS Cresco Hobby club met Tues day afternoon with Mrs. Harold Sabin. 1965 FORD Galaxie 500 LTD, 4-door hardtop, factory air-conditioning, vinyl roof, power steering and brakes, 352 V-8 engine, 13,000 actual miles, still in new car warranty. 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