The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 16, 1967 · Page 7
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Housewarming; Portland Twp. John Spears PORTLAND - The neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Spear held a house warming for them last Friday evening. The Spears, just recently, moved into their new house and are now nicely settled. Those attending the house warming were: Mr. and Mrs. Harold Andreasen, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Weber, Mrs. Doris Larson, son and daughter, Mr. Frank Ryerson, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lampe, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sarchet and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sarchet. The group presented them with a beautiful Pole Lamp, a davenport pillow and a silver tray. Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Spear on your new home. - o - Mrs. Ruth Sparks and Mrs. Joe Goetz were Wednesday morning callers in the Howard Sparks home. Mrs. Harold Becker and Mrs. SENECA iimiiiiii Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Vaudt and Mr. and Mrs. Ervln Votteler visited last Thursday with Mrs. Nina Kracht, a patient at the Methodist Hospital at Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Brown spent the weekend in St. Louis, Mo. Enroute home they visited with a cousin at St. Charles, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Looft spent the weekend with their son and family, the Dick Loofts, Minneapolis. The Jolly Jokers Club which was to have met last Thursday at Florence Lynch home was postponed to this week, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Brown and family visited weekend before last at the home of Mrs. Brown's sister and family, the Arlyn Fishers, Albert Lea. Mrs. Henry Brown of Estherville spent last week at the home of her daughter and husband, the Charles Beavers. Dr. and Mrs. C. A. Plathe of Armstrong were Sunday dinner guests of Cecil Baldwins. Many Seneca parents and friends attended the Lone Ruck Grade School Musical, "The Parade of Months", presented Friday evening at the school gymnasium. The program was under the direction of LeRoy Brass. Joe Crowley was taken to the Holy Family Hospital at Es- thervllk' a week ago last Friday suffering from a heart attack. Miss Pat Binzen, a student nurse at Mercy School of Nursing, Cedar Rapids, spent the weekend with her parents, the Robert Bin- zens. Mr. and Mrs. Art Bergum and family visited Sunday afternoon at the home of the former's sister and family, the Lloyd Eichen- bergers, Lakota. Mr. and Mrs. David Looft and family visited Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Bertha Ponimer, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Witham visited with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Yungeberg, Algona, Sunday afternoon and helped them observe their 55th wedding anniversary at their home. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Witham left Monday morning for Illinois to be with their daughter, Irene Watson, who is hospitalized following a car accident. The Watson car was hit from behind. Mrs. Watson is in traction at the Mendota Community Hospital. Fenton Chit - Chat The Town and Country Women's Club met Tuesday evening, Feb. 28, at the home of Mrs. Ervin Borchardt with Mrs. Wm. Hantelman assistant hostess. Mrs. Don Shaw gave the book report on "Robert the Quail." The next meeting will be March 20 at the home of Mrs. Calvin Vaudt. A foreign exchange student from France who attends Armstrong High School, will be the guest speaker. John and Lynn La^ge spent the quarter break at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Waldemar Laage. So far a total of $38 has been donated to the Salvation Armj fund drive at Fenton. Anyone who has received an appeal letter on the drive and as yet has not contributed is urged to do so as soon as possible. The goal for Fenton community is $80. It is hoped the goal will be met. Dr. W. W. Jolley is chairman, Gerald Voigt, treasurer, and Kenneth Halverson, committee member. St. JoeC.D.A. Will Nominate New Officers ST. JOE - C.D.A. met March8 for their regular monthly meeting with Mrs. N, J. Weydert, grand regent presiding. A nominating committee was appointed for the selection of elective officers for the coming year. The committee consists of Mrs. John R. Capesius, Mrs. Mark Thilges, Mrs. Albert Thilges, Mrs. John Geischeckef and Mrs. George Wagner. Mrs. Florence Faber of Burt was a guest at the meeting. The court is donating a science and two history encyclopedias to St. Joseph's School and had an exhaust fan installed in the school kitchen. Contributors to World Missions will be remembered in a mass for their good work. C.D.A. at Emmetsburg is scheduling a work shop April 9, with members from St. Joseph's invited to attend. Reservations are to be made with Mrs. N. J. Weydert by April 5. A card party March 19 is scheduled by the court at 7:45, with the public invited to attend. A social evening with cards and prizes awarded with lunch served. Receiving attendance prizes at the meeting were Mrs. Nick Bormann and Mrs. Jim Bormann, Films on Vietnam shown by Stanley Klein were enjoyed. - o - Paul Gales, 11, observed his birthday Sunday March 12 with classmates and friends gathering at his home for an afternoon of games and a lunch was served. Attending the party were Dennis Bormann, Richard Reding, Norman Kohlhaas, Paul Thilges, Gerald and Charles Zeimet, Michael and Mark Bormann, Joseph Illg, Charles R. Zeimet and Donald Zeller. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Reding from here accompanied Mrs. Reding's brother, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Arndorfer, Sexton, on a trip to the Ozarks this week. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Reding and Harold Frideres spent the weekend at the home of Reding's daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Chicoine and David, Jefferson, So. Dak. Thursday, March 16, 1967 Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moines-9 Mrs. Joe Sinnwell entertained her 500 clubThursday, with Margaret Reidmiller, Mrs. Peter Bormann and Mrs. Wm. B. Devine receiving prizes. Mrs, Tony Becker entertains the club at their next gathering. Rev. Wm. Devine, Milford, spent the weekend here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. B. Devine Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kirsch returned home Thusrdayfromatwo month visit with their daughter, Mrs. Janet Lehman and sons, and son Richard Kirsch in Tucson. They also visited relatives in California and Texas. Mrs. Anna Berte was honored in her home Sunday in observance of her 80th birthday, which was March 14. Mrs. Berte has two daughters and three sons, Agnes and Francis at home, Mrs. Melvin Von Bank, Whittemore, Alvin Berte, Livermore, and Ray. Spring has sprung The grass has riz, We know where THE VALUES IS! P. S. — Just Received — new stock of Spring-wear for men & boys at DIAMOND'S Tom Trenary took Kenneth Trenary to Mason City where he had a check-up at the Park Clinic. He Is getting along fine. Patty Sheirbon, Linda and Janet Becker were among those from the Burt High School attending the Girl's Basketball tournament in Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Sheirbon and family visited Mrs. Sheir- bon's mother, Mrs. Ivan Long, of Algona, Sunday afternoon. The Heart Drive has been completed in Portland Township and a total of $93.00 has been collected. The following women are heart volunteer workers: Mrs. Bernard Meister, Mrs. Roscoe Stewart, Mrs. Donald Ringsdorf, Mrs. George Koestler, Mrs. Robert Lovstad, Mrs. Roger Scott and Mrs. Lawrence Govern. Mrs. Frank Becker is chairman of Portland Township. Memorials ma, be given any time. Our County Heart chairman is Mrs. Don Mitchell of Burt. On March 16th the Portland Progress Clubb will show a heart film at Mrs. Roscoe Stewart's. Mr. . and Mrs. Ray S, Me? Whprter left, March, 9th, ,for a short vacation. They plan to visit Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Johns and family at Marshall, Missouri, also the Donald Whites, a nephew of Mr. MeWhorter, at Kansas City Kansas, with a short stop at Excelsior Springs, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Trenary, Kenneth Trenary, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Becker, all of Burt, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Smith of Hampton and Mr. and Mrs. David Smith of Fort Dodge were Sunday dinner guests in the Henry Smith home. Mrs. Elizabeth Kennedy received word that her borther- in-law, Mr. James Kennedy of Tyler Texas, passed away last Friday evening, March, 10th. Mrs. Kennedy also received a phone call from her daughter, Mrs. Gordon (Betty) Nelson of Portland, Oregon, Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sparks visited in the Guy Dimond home at Britt Friday afternoon. Daryl Sparks of Britt spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sparks. Mrs. Elizabeth Kennedy and Paul Tienan were Sunday dinner guests in the Lloyd Bartletthome a week ago Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. William Speicher of Titonka were also dinner guests. Brett Meister, little 11 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Meister, was taken to the St. Ann hospital last Thursday morning where he spent about four days. It is believed the little fellow was suffering from stomach flu. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Marlow and family were Sunday dinner guests in the Marvin Marlow home at Lone Rock. This was in honor of the Marvin Mai-low's son, David's 16th birthday. Mrs. Elizabeth Kennedy and Paul Tienan went to Fort Dodge Friday on business. They also visited relatives and friends. Mr. and "Mrs. Harold Au- dreasen were Saturday evening supper guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hayes of Buffalo Center. . Mrs. Hayes and Mrs. Andreasen are cousins. The Hayes and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Abbas of Winnebago^ Minnesota just returned from a months tour of California and had many beautiful colored pictures to show. "When things go wrong - don't go with them". A one-armed rtelit-handtHi pitcher, Hugh Daly, won 74 games and lost 88 between 1882-87. lie pitched a 1-0 no-hitter for Cleveland against Philadelphia i» I 883 - smss AND JfR.VIC€S VIKING OIL CO. GASOLINE AND FUEL OIL WE GIVE GOLD BOND or KING KORN STAMPS BULK DELIVERY SERVICE Station and Bulk Plant North Milwaukee Depot ERJOflAUTI BUILDING CONTRACTOR All Types Building Farm and Town ' BUILDING MATERIALS OF ALL KINDS AND TYPES • For RemeUellng, Modernising • For Farm fc Home Building • For Ready-Mixed Concrete COWAN CORP. Phone 295.5266 Whatever You Need to BUILD, REPAIR o, REMODEL CARGILL INC. Buyers & Sellers of All Grains • Get our bids on your grain before yov sell. • Federal Licensed Storage Warehouse. Dale Kleingartner or Corwin C. Peer 419 S. Phillips St. Ph. 295-2*41 BENWIBBEN Building Contractor AH Types Building — Farm and Town 122 South Beckflrt, Algorm Phone 295-2869 (Please Call After 6:00 P.M.) "HOMEBUILDING IS OUR SPECIALTY" We'll Appreciate a Chance to Estimate Without Obligation on any Town or Farm Construction. TIETZ CONSTRUCTION CO. PHONE 295-5577 ALGONA, IOWA .»« + »»••»•*»»»»»• < > 11 < i KOSSUTH OIL CO. SERVICE M/^Kil BULK » STATION mPDII SERVICE PHILLIPS & MCGREGOR STREETS ALGONA, IOWA JIM SLOTER, OWNER «»»«»•» JOHN B. ISEBRAND BUILDER - CONTRACTOR TITONKA, IOWA PHONE 928-2312 We Welcome A Chance To Give You An Estimate On Residential, Farm or Commercial Building No Obligation. CONTRACTING SINCE 1928 < I < I <' < I <' < > < I > < • <' < < I Ben has had his hand in the building game for a long time. In 1936 he came to Algona and started working for George Miller's building concern. In 1946, after 21 months in the service overseas with the 85th Infantry Division he took Mr. Miller's business over for himself. New homes are not the only things that keep Wibben busy. He's done extensive remodeling work in many homes and farms around the area. He turns out all kinds of building work, including cabinet making. A job is never too small or too large for this busy man who always has time to talk with everyone. While there's a back log of jobs, Ben says he never turns down any offers if they can possibly be done. Ben's expert workmanship and experience is well known in this area. This coupled with having the proper tools, experienced workmen and just plain hard intelligent work, qualifies him to be your next building contractor. See him for any of your needs, no matter what they may be ... insulating, adding a room, building farm buildings, roofing, siding, modernizing of your kitchen or bathroom, new garage, store building or a new home. Call Ben at 295-2160 after 6 p. m. and you'll always get a friendly greeting. His new office is located at the corner of Lantry and Nebraska Sts. (Just south of Miller Lumber Co.) IS THE TIME TO PLAN! IS THE TIME TO SEE BEN WIBBEN Your Banking Needs SAFE • ^-.NFIDENTIAL Serving and Growing with the Community IOWA STATE BANK ALGONA'S HOME-OWNED BANK »»»»»»+•»»»»++»•*« J < > <' i' 11 < > <> < • Moving • Storage, Crating We Move Household Goods Anywhere Fully Insured — New, Modern Storage Warehouse All Types Crating - Phone 295-2275 POST Moving & Storage \ Algona Implement Co. FARM EQUIPMENT • FARM SERVICE MOTOR TRUCKS HOME APPLIANCES Phone 295-3501 1407 Commercial St. ' *+^* ERNIE WILLIAMS! Your John Deere Headquarters In Algona * "The Quality Name In Farm Equipment East of Algona on Highway " i So. Phillips St. Phone 295-2841 Cook & Heat with THERMOGAS The Prcfcrri-d L.P. Gas BOTTLE AND BULK SALES GAS APPLIANCES THERMOGAS CO. of Algona Algona ALGONA PLUMBING & HEATING THE FINEST IN PLUMBING AND HEATING EQUIPMENT • Kohlcr, Kheem & Crane Fixtures • Rheeiu Hot Water beaters. Pruner Water Softeners. Electric Sewer-Rooter Service. PHONE 295-5240 IN ALGONA • Lux-Aii e and American Standard Furnaces and Air Conditioning. • 1NS1NKERATOR Garbage Disposal Units

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