The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 9, 1946 · Page 5
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enton P. T. A. MRS.V0TTELER1S ^PRESIDENT; YEAR'S WORK Fenton: The ,Parent-Teachers i Jassppiatlon held its mdhthly 'meeting at , the school house , StfeSday evening. _A demonstra- klbn "Sctt&ol was the main feature 'of the program. 'At eight o'clock 'the follownig high school classes 'took place, 9th grade English t; 10th -grade, 'English II; llth •prade, bookkeeping; 12th grade, Sociology. At 8:30, 9th grade •Korrto Economics (girls) Manual Training (boys) 10th grade General History; llth grade English !I1; 12th grade Biology (girls) Tyoing '(boys). . The grade schedule was as follows: Grades 1 and 2, Reading; grade 3, Reading; grade 4, Geography; grade 5 History; grades 6 and 7, Geography grade 8, Civics. Mr. Hanson was present and dc'm&nstrated his movie projector. .:,.,,' During the business meeting officers for the next year were elected. They are as follows: President, Mrs. Ernest Votteler; vice-president, Mrs. Paul Eigler; 'secretary-treasurer, Mrs. Jess Halverson. Lunch was served at the close of the meeting. Move Into New Home The Leo Woods family moved last week from their apartment in the Duncan residence to their newly oUrchased home near the Methodist church. The Woods operate the Fenton theater. At Whitlemore Shower Mrs. Ervin Krause and Mrs. Mervin Hale attended a miscellaneous shower at Whittemore last week Sunday for Gertrude Meyer. Bridge Club Hostess Mrs. J. A. Schwartz was hostess to her bridge club Saturday afternoon. Guests were Mes. dames Ray Stoeber, Gerald Voigt, A. H. Speth, Clayton Ditsworth and Rex Wolfe. Mrs. Raymond Stoeber won high score prize and Mrs. Art Krause, second: high. Rev. A. K. Gaard of Estherville spent Sunday and Monday ''at the Ben Mitchell home. Joan Meyers, - who attends '/iBuena .Vista college at • Storm- .Lakei spent the-weekend at the parental A. H. Meyers home. ...... Mr. and Mrs. S.. . E, Straley, Juanita and Adra Kay and Mrs. .Ida Br^ce spent last week at ...the ,'Gerald "Grace''home/in Lu y.eshe. ,:VMr.,?n 1 rtd.yMrSi > , cijtrtjnee jtfTrfggs : and family spent the .- weekend -at the former's parental home, Mr. and Mrs. George Triggs, Dickens, Iowa. The Fenton Lutheran Ladies Aid met in the church parlors Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Homan and Mrs. Art JenU as hostesses. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Dean accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Ditswprth, were .Sunday dinner guests at the Wallace Brown home in Gruver. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Gaard of Ottumwa'and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Thompson and LaVohne of , .Cylinder were last Sunday call" 'ers-at the Ben Mitchell home. . Dr<..;and Mrs. E. W. Ruske ''and family- find Mrs. Emma Ruske visited at the Halgar Flink home at Austin, Minn.,.and with Mrs. Robert Morris arid Rita at Roch- e,ster, vMinn., last;Sunday," ..' Mrs./B^.p, .Weisbrod recently returned.- home 'from a ten-day visit.' with her son's wife. Mrs. (Jordan Weisbrod and family of Omaha, Neb., and her sister Mrs. LeRoy Newel of Hartley. Mrs. Lloyd Sunde and daughter Nan'cy left toy bus Wednesday for Lake Crystal, Minn., Where they will visit until Sunday at the Carl Clausen home. Mrs. Sunde and Mrs. Clausen are sisters. • ,:<.;;:.;.•/.:: Mr. and Mrs. Charles.-Weisbrod entertained Mr, and Mrs. Theo Weisbrod, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Krause of West Bend and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Chrischillos of Fenton at their home Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Huskamp and daughter Jean Ann of Venice, Calif., arrived 'here Monday for a visit with Emil's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Huskamp and brother Eugene and family and sister Mrs. Clarence Arbogast and family. ' •• • Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Berkland topk Mr. Berkland's brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Berkland of Hampden, S. D., to Han - lontown, Sunday, to visit Mrs. Anton Berkland relatives. While there the B. G. Berklands called on Mr. and Mrs. John Micklick and the Thomas Codys at Joyce. The Berklands are "on their way to their North Dakota home. Lakotan's Nephew Rilled In Plane Lakota: Mrs. Hilmer Hanson received word last week that her niece's husband, Emil Erclrich of Little Falls, Mont:, was killed in a plane crash Thursday morning. He leaves a widow and four small children. Mr. Erdrich was discharged from the army air corps last November. Mr. and Mrs. - Hanson attended the funeral Saturday. Carl Johnson of Hampton was calling on friends here Thursday. He has been 32 months in the navy. Carl formerly lived in Lakota. Mesdames Ott'o Stenzel and Hilmer Hanson .were hostesses to the Lutheran Aid at the church Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Art Lester, Mr. and Mrs. Vance Lester, and daughter-in-law Mrs. Edmond Lester and daughter Juanita drove to Bopne Saturday, March 30, for a visit- with Mrs. Art Lester's brother L. P. Lester and family and Sunday they went to Don Lester's, where they celebrated three birthdays .with a family dinner with 35 .present. Honor guests were Mrs.''Art'Les- ter, L. P. Lester and his daughter Edna Lester. The, visitors came home Monday.'' 1 i? Seely, Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Ostwald, Mr. and ' Mrs. L. H. Wchrspan and family, Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Bruhn and family, Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. LaWrence Meyer and family, and Mi 1 , and Mrs. Elmer Ostwald. Cards were played and lunch was served. Barbara Ann, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Greinert, was baptized Wednesday evening in the Lutheran church by the local pastor, the Rev. Weinhold. Sponsors were Mrs. William Ost- Wakl and Elmer Greirtert. Elsie Helrnke, Algona, spent Wednesday evening at the parental home of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Helmkc. Carl Reid and Herbert Zu- inach drove to Dul'uth, Minn., and the Red River Valley Saturday, where they brought back a truck load of seed potatoes for the H. R, Zumach Market. They returned home Monday evening. ,Guy Butler, whcv.was called to the bedside of his mother Mrs. Nona Butler, is visiting with old friends and relatives now that his mother is on the road to recovery. Guy will return to Portland, Wash., next week some time. Garden Meeting Corner Four Corners: the Four C6r- Wers Mo'thers & Daughters club wilt meet Thursday, April 11, : at t'hc he-Trie of 'Evelyn McNcill tyijkh Evelyn Alexander assisting host' ess. Opening, song, Club song.- , There Will be ah exchange of f!6'wer Seeds or bulbs 6r gav'dfen- ing suggestions, and a paper. on "General Eisenhower" by Cora Smith. 4 Whittemore: Mr. and Mrsi? Herman Becker and daughter-^Shirley and Mrs. August Becker of Fairmont, Minn., were Sunday visitors with Prof, and Mrs. H. W. Behhke, ' . « Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reding and •Mrs. Ernie Meyer visited'';, last week Monday with Mrs. £ Nick Reding's mother, Mrsrliucy Wegner,' Fort Dodge. Mrs. ,Wagner is a patient in the Mercy hospital at Fort Dodge. . ; Mr, and Mrs. Georjge Meyer drove, to Charles City^last-jweek Monday, where Mrs. lfleye\~- Was 'called to the'kedside ofi her mother John. Nissen,, who /suffered a stroke. .Mr, ; Meyer, returned home', Tuesday while Mrs. Meyer remained with her :br'6ther» A number of relatiye$<gathered at the horiie.of Willia'nVOsfcwald, Sunday evening, to celebrate Mr. Ostwald's birthday. Those'.present -were Mr, and .Mrs. Harry m m for Eastei! THE SAlDbLE in popular brown and while btucjier style; ju>- limrk, wear tested idles. Sizes i&'te to 3, Bode Music Pupils Presented Recital Bode: Mrs. Viola Thompson presented her piano pupils in a home recital Saturday afternoon, March 30. The following pupils took part: Elaine Bratland, Rachael Gangstead, Rebecca Gangstead, Jimmy Jensen, Arlene Hanson, Charlotte Hanson, Allje Larson, Arlene • Larson, Jimmy Nasby, Phyllis Norman, Nancy Olson, Norma Olson, Norma Saathoff, Paula Schmidt, Donna Strachan, Mana Strachan, Lucille Sween, Mary Torkelson, Elwood Thompson, Darlene Vaag and Dixie Wieland. Janice Hanson, Marie Hanson and Alice Trygstad could not attend. Ensemble numbers were given by the Gangstead sisters and the Olson sisters and Altje Larson and Mrs. Thompson. Several musical games and contest were enjoyed by the pupils. A dainty luncheon was served by the hostess. She was assisted by Mrs. L. B. Gangstead and Mrs. L. M. Gangstead. Miss Marie Hegg was a guest. 7 Vehicles Sold Three trucks and four cars of the 1948 variety were licensed in the office of Mary Sands, county treasurer this past week. Licenses Went to Algona Creamery,. Chevrolet truck;-Algona Livestock Co., International truck; C. E. Culbertson, Algona, Ford truck; and Walter Kockler, Bancroft, J. A. San'ft- ner, Swea City, and Arnold Struthers, West Bend, Fords; and Sargeant & Co., Algona, Dodge. ' ' Fr6ni our friend Jfa'ck Hammond, publisher Of t'he Corona, Calif., Daily moje^endeWt, -comes a news items clipped from that paper's wire service, with reference to the recent tid;al waves find earth shocks that struck Pa- rific Islands and the west coast: "Miss Marguerite DaUiel, Algona, la., and Miss Laia Lewis, 'Eustace,. Tex., USO club girls stationed, near Green Valley Camp, were helping to care for the evacuees there, both girls Were hurled from their beds by the waves at 7 a. m." The item did not say just whore this happened, but evidently other than beirig thrown from their beds they were uninjured. John '-Ectwarfl, Who died in the South Pacific during the ;war. The fount was dedicated Sunday, a week a"g"6. '._ Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bdsrrta of Grant township and Mr. and •Mrgj/Kowatd'Pid'hi-oi ._ , were : also present for .this, ,sw« Vices. Fenldn Nine Wins Fenton: The Fenton h'igh school baseball team played its first game,; last Thursday, on the Fenton diamond, against Ringsted. The score was 16 to 0 in favor of Fenton. Girl Has Pneumonia Four Corners: Relatives and friends,were sorry to learn that Mary Walker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Walk'e;,, has pneumonia. The Walker family moved to a farm south of Whil- temore this spring. Presents Baptismal Fount As Memorial Lakota: Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bosnia ^presented a baptism'al •fount to the. Lakota Presbyterian .church ,-in honor of . their son, New City Marshal Hired At Wesley Wesley: Paul Flaherty was hired as city marshal!, street and water commissioner and slaperin- tendent, and park custodian, at a meeting of the town council, last week. He succeeds Paul .Erlberg..^™^,, served, i: the f , ..towiji most .faithfully,'for the past ..'ten ye.ars. Flaherty has been employed by the Root Hardware for the past six months. Friberg plans to remain in Wesley and resume his former occupation of carpenter and handy man. ALGONA UPPER 1)ES MOINES 9 N. Dodge Street—Phones 16-17 J. W. .Haggaud & R. B. Waller, Publishers Entered as Second Class Matter at the Postoffiqe 'at Algonav_ Iowa, under act of-Congress of March 3, 1»79,^ Issued. Weekly. . WEDGE HEELS! i?9 —Sling'Pump* —Beige —Green —Red —Blue — Brown S'tiiA 4 t6 9 N & M Widthi "FASHIONS FOR A t "COLLINQWOOD" ' 1MCI With a "NEW WORLD" of t New Easier Arrivals! K'**' fQ $9 give, y'm Vtoe Irtppst in flat- YeVy , , '", flqweV'fmh print jer, leys , , , pastel crepes, black or ni»yy crepes, a basis for your i-oMunie jewelry or white ac» tfepatil now mmm in Red, Blue or Whilst fcldtlits Ibve them. ,TWt i e'» tt» more thoughtful gift! Semi- hard leather sole. Sizes 4 to 11. 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