The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 23, 1967 · Page 7
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 23, 1967
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Dinner Honors For 3 Seneca Continuants SENECA - Three members of the confirmation class of Blakjer Lutheran church were confirmed at the Sunday worship service by Rev. Harold Anderson. They were honored at a dinner at the Lone Rock Legion hall. They Included Melba Krause, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Krause, rural Fenton; Steven Cherland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Amey Cherland, Lone Rock; and Marilyn Cherland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julian Cherland, rural Burt. The parents were hosts at the dinner. Other guests included Mr. and Mrs. Karl Carlson, Candace and Kevin of Minneapolis; Evelyn Cherland, Anoka, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Russell Johnson, Cylinder; Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Berkland and Eldon, Cylinder; Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Krause and Edward, Fenton; Mrs. Wilfred Mueller and Darold, 'Ringsted; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Long and family, Humboldt; Donald Cherland, Sharon and Cheryl Krause, Mankato; Melba Kettleson, Swea City; Phyllis Cherland, Forest City; and Mrs. John Cherland. Rev. Harold Anderson was an afternoon caller. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Fred Johannesen entertained Sunday in honor of their son Rlckie's confirmation at Blakjer Lutheran church. Dinner guests were Rickie's godparents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Randa, Cylinder, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Looft. Other guests included Mrs. Christina Vahl- dieck, Wallingford; Martin Wilberg, Fenton; Mrs. Anna Presthus, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. John Johannesen; Mrs. Edna Johannesen; and Alan and Dale Randa. Supper guests Included Mr. and Mrs. Norman Finnestad and Craig, and Mr. and Mrs. Art Kabrick, all of the Cylinder area. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Bierstedt were Monday dinner guests of Mrs. Herman Struecker, Fairmont. Other guests included Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nielsen of Blooming Prairie, Minn. During the afternoon they called on NEED EXTRA SEED FOR EXTRA ACRES For top producing corn, sorghum, FD-100 alfalfa-Call: MELVIN POMPE Phone 4273 — Whittemore (23EOW6*) Herman Struecker, a resident at the Crestview Nursing Home at Fairmont. They were accompanied home by Mrs. William Elmers, who had spent several days visiting with the Emil Eimers at Fairmont. Mrs. Cecil Bailey was dismissed from Palo Alto Memorial hospital, Emmetsburg, where she had been a patient for several days. Mrs. Nina Kracht is now recuperating at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Schmidt, following several weeks as a patient at Methodist hospital, Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle England have a new granddaughter, a 7 lb., 6 oz. baby girl born Monday morning, March 20, at St. Ann hospital at Algona. H ei parents are Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Schmidt of Lone Rock. The Schmidts also have a 3 1/2 year old son, Mike, who is presently staying with his Grandmother Schmidt. Mrs. Darrel Schmidt is the former Mary England. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Wltham returned last weekend after having spent the week in Illinois visiting their daughter, Irene Watson, who was injured in an automobile accident. Mr, and Mrs. Robert Mogler and children of Algona and Mr. and Mrs.Darrel Schmidt and son Mike of Lone Rock were Sunday visitors at the parental Lyle Englands. Jill Jensen, a student at Augus- tana College, Sioux Falls, S.D., is spending her Easter vacation with her parents, the Ted Jensens. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Long and children of Humboldt were monr- ing coffee guests at the Henry Wilbergs and from there were guests at a confirmation dinner honoring Steve Cherland at the Lone Rock Legion hall. Mrs. Serena Pedersen of Fenton was a dinner guest at the Wilbergs. Easter Skit Presented By Seneca Women SENECA - The Blakjer Lutheran church women held their regular meeting Thursday afternoon at the' church meeting room with Mrs. Raymond Bergum and Mrs. Art Bergum as hostesses. Mrs. Raymond Bergum, Auxiliary president, conducted the meeting. Devotions were given by Mrs. Art Bergum, who also had charge of an Easter skit, "The Message of Easter.'' Others taking part were Mrs. Odey Cherland, Mrs. Raymond Bergum, Mrs. Fred Johannesen, Mrs. Amey Cherland and Mrs. Henry Wilberg. The April meeting will be Thursday, the 20th, with Mrs. Ted Jensen and Mrs. Marlin Lium as hostesses. Mrs. John Johannesen will present the Bible DON KNOTT IS "THE RELUCTANT ASTRONAUT' AT THE ALGONA THEATRE THURSDAY Thursday, March 23, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines-7 MORE COMFORT PER DOLLAR handy TRACTOR CAB* THAN ANY OTHER TRACTOR CAB MADE $198.50 fob See Them at WEISBROD IMPLEMENT - Fenton LAEL ' S BEAUTY SHOP IN FENTON will be CLOSED FROM THE DAY AFTER EASTER TO JUNE 1 Dry Cleaning Will Be Handled At The Peterson Furniture Store Don Knotts inflates his rubber raft and gets into it at the end of a space journey only to discover that he has landed on deck o( the recovery aircraft carrier in a rib-tickling sequence in Universal's comedy in Technicolor, "The Reluctant Astronaut." study and Mrs. Marlin Lium the devotions. - o - Mrs. C. 0. Bailey was dismissed from the Palo Alto Memorial hospital, Emmetsburg, on Wednesday. She has been a patient there for several days. Sunday visitors at the Clarence Osborns included Mr. and Mrs. Earl Osborn and son John of Cylinder, and Mr. and Mrs. Carol Olsen and family of Ottosen. The Seneca Progressive Farmers 4-H Club met last Monday evening at the Dick Lynch home with Cathy Jensen as co-hostess. Members present answered roll call by telling where the nearest bomb shelter was located. Dick Lynch talked on keeping healthy and Eddie Bergum on tractor safety. Plans were made for the club window displays at Algona 4-H Day, April 1. They also made plans for participation in the Kossuth County 4-H Basketball Tournament which opened Monday night at Swea City. Ex-Teacher At Cylinder Passes SENECA - Curtis Olsen received word early last week of the death of a sister, Mrs. Kalmar (Louise) Randa, 62, of Parris, Calif., who passed away Monday at a San Bernardino hospital where she had submitted to; • lung surgery. Mrs. Randa was born at Moscow, Idaho, and moved to rural Fenton with her parents while a child. She graduated from Fenton High School, attended Cedar Falls State College and Estherville Junior College. She taught in the Cylinder rural schools. She was married to Kalmar Randa In 1929 and they farmed in the Ringsted, Gruver and Cylinder areas before moving to California about 15 years ago. She is survived by four daughters and a son; also eight brothers and sisters. Seneca Stars Eye 4-H Day SENECA - Barbara and Joy Andre were hostesses to the Seneca Stars 4-H Club at their home Saturday afternoon, March 18. Sixteen members answered roll call, They made plans and appointed committees for the window display at Algona 4-H Day, Saturday, April 1. They also made plans for a bowling and roller skating party to be held In the near future. A letter of thanks was read from the Lone Rock Legion for the gift of a coffee maker. Illustrated talks were given by Susan Fortney, Rosemary Fortney, Becky Jensen and Anna Menz. Rosemary Fortney had charge of recreation after which refreshments were served by the hostesses. Guests included Mrs. Claude Johnson and Randall, Mrs. Henry " Looft and Kathy Lynch. HONOR Bill Hueser a high school teacher from George has the distinction this year of having two brothers who are high school coaches, both having teams who earned places in the state basketball tournaments In Des Moines. Jerry Hueser, of Sutherland is coach for the Class A boys basketball team and Lester Hueser, of Hubbard coached the Hubbard girls team in the tournaments. IN YOUR "NEW, DIRECTORY Yellow Pages INDEX — Front ol Yellow Pages Ex-UDM Newsman To Advertising Post In Omaha Dale Ohrtman, whose farm columns over the past 6 1/2 years have been often quoted and occasionally argued with across the Midlands, has been named to the creative staff of the Agricultural Division of Bozell & Jacobs, Inc., an Omaha-based advertising and public relations firm. He once was a reporter for the Algona Upper DesMoines. Ohrtman, 35, won several state and national awards during his tenure as farm editor of the Omaha World-Herald. He received the national "Spotlight onDairying" award from the National Milk Producers Federation for 1963 and has been honored by the Nebraska Wheat Growers Association, Nebraska Farm Safety Council and Nebraska Association of Future Farmers of America. Ohrtman, born and reared on a farm near Ringsted, la., was graduated from Iowa State University, Ames, in 1953 with a bachelor of science degree in agricultural journalism. He was graduated from Emmetsburg Public High School in 1949. He worked one summer on the Algona Upper Des Moines newspaper, Algona, la., served with an Armylntelligence unit during the Korean War, served as city editor of the Estherville Daily News, Estherville, and spent a year in the livestock markets bureau of the World-Herald before being named farm editor *pe> Westinghouse 0 0/ . OPEN HOUSE and °"' SPRING SHOWING of 1967 APPLIANCES on Tuesday, March 28 at the Showrooms of Iowa Electric Light & Power Co., Armstrong, la. DOOR PRIZE -6000 B.T.U. Air Cond. Free Coffee and Cookies served all day Home Economist Alice Peterson will be on hand. Appliances from Gambles Store and Corner Hardware tjSJ* ^ <*^ Philco MUTUAL INSURANCE WEEK March 19-25 MUTUAL INSURANCE 3 WEEK I I I I Since the founding of Druggists Mutual Insurance Company in 1909, this Algona-based firm has steadily progressed as a major insurer for druggists, doctors and dentists in a 10-state midwest area. The past 58 years have brought about vast expansion for the company. Originally established to offer fire insurance to druggists, the company now covers many phases of building, stock, personal property and liability insurance for professional men. Assets have steadily increased to $1,627,872.00 on December 31, 1966. Dividends paid to policy holders, based on underwriting experience and investment procedures, have been as high as 40/o and have never been less than 15 r 'f, which reflects sound management and speaks well for the mutual insurance concept of providing prompt payment of claims and sound insurance principles at the lowest possible cost. I I ^Mutual! $nsu/tatice Companu * "•/ ALGONA, IOWA

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