The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 30, 1967 · Page 20
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 30, 1967
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FOR 62 YEARS Bancroft Couple Continues 'Getting Along Together" BANCROFT - Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mescher of Bancroft, recently observed their 62nd wedding anniversary. They were married Feb. 28, 1905. The secret of a long and happy marriage according to Mrs. Mescher is "getting along together" and knowing that neither partner can "always get their way about things.". She says that she and Mr. Mescher, when faced with jlisappolnt- ment or frustration, "looked things over and said 'guess it has to be that way 1 and let it -86 at that. We just went right ;,: along-nelther rich nor poor." When asked her opinion of the present day divorce rates ! Mrs. Mescher said that she thinks people get married too • young and when they are tied : down with responsibilities become disappointed. Mrs. Mescher fills her time with house work and she does some needle - work. She used to do a great deal of babysitting with the grandchildren, and even now she goes to help her family whenever needed. Her children receive letters from her regularly. Mr. Mescher, 92, is a "great reader." His favorite magazine is the National Geographic. They play cards often. Mr. and Mrs. Mescher farmed near Bancroft all of their married life until they retired to town 19 years a go. They have 9 living children, 29 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. One of their daughters, Sister Camillus who teaches at Briar Cliff College in Sioux City, visited them during Easter •"vacation. She remembers the "tremendous example of re- .rllglous faith" that her parents •gave all of their children, and also that their home was a place where there were good times. Tne Meschers still have their wedding clothes. She feels this-proves that material was ._ better made 62 years ago. Women's Club ALBurf Now In 66th Year BURT - Members of the Burt Woman's Club met Monday night at the Presbyterian church and spent an evening of reminiscing when Mary Jean Andrews Introduced the program of the evening "Challenge to Remember and Enjoy." : Mary Smith, narrator, and assisted by Benlta Mitchell, Erna Grover and Elva Boettcher, re- Yiewed the history of the club. • The Burt Woman's Club was organized in 1901. There were 24 members joining at that meet- Ing, The motto of the club Is "If you cannot realize your Ideals; try to Idealize your real." The goldenrod Is the chosen flower of the club and the club seal was adopted during the 1902-03 club year. A custom carried out by the club during these many years Is to begin each club year with an afternoon tea. Another custom is to repeat the club "collect" at each meeting. On Monday night Patricia Sheirbon sang the club "collect." In 1951 the club celebrated their 50th (golden) anniversary at the home of Mary Smith with two charter members in attendance. They were the late Emma Millen and the late Rena Buell. Mrs. Buell at that meeting read an original poem she had written about the club members. This original poem was also read at Monday's meeting. Following a moment of silent reverence to the departed members, a high school quartet, Patricia Sheirbon, Janet and Linda Becker and Norma Harms sang "Love Divine" in honor of their memory. The quartet, accompanied by Erna Grover, also sang "The Nightingale." Ex-Whittemore Man Will Wed This Summer Mr. and Mrs. Glen Postlewalt of Denver, Colo., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Janet, to Alvln Schmeling, son of Mrs. Marie Schmeling and the late Harry Schmeling of Whittemore. Miss Postlewait is employed at Mountain States Telephone Co. in Denver. Mr. Schmeling is employed by E. A, Pederson Electrical Co. of Omaha, Nebr., and works in the western states. A summer wedding is planned in St. John's Lutheran church in Denver. Lions Club At Burt Plans AwardNight BURT - Burt Lion's Monday night made plans for the annual "Senior Awards Banquet" which will be held at the school on Monday evening, April 17. Guests will be the high school seniors, parents, and wives of Lions. Appointed to secure a program for the occasion were Louis Harley Hanson, Kenneth Sarchet, and Walter Campney: Ron Gardner was appointed to represent the local club at the Kossuth County Barbeque meeting at the Algona Country Club on Thursday evening. Lions also voted Monday evening to hold their light bulb sale the latter part of April. Lions Harley Hanson, Charles Spry, Wallace Hawcott and F. C. Soderberg carried the Lion's "Traveling Gavel" to Garner one night recently. The 6:30 dinner was prepared and served by Maree Bahnson, Elva Boettcher, Mary Nelson, and Ann Lavrenz. Mr, and Mrs. Jesse Harms and Mr. and Mrs. William Champion Sr., were Monday evening supper guests at the William Champion Jr. home, Swea City in honor of their granddaughter,, Belinda's birthday. Bob Melville, a student at Iowa State University, Ames spent his Easter vacation with his grandmother, Mrs. Helen Vogel. It is not too late for Burt Friends to have a part in the "Coin Shower' being sponsored by friends for Mr. and Mrs. Gary Black, newly-weds. Your coins may be left at either "mar- ians Beauty Shop" or "Thelma's Studio of Beauty." Mr. and Mrs. Jack Volk and family , Humboldt and Mr. and Mrs. Val Gene Westling and family spent Easter Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Westling, Donald and Vickie. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dana, Ames spent the weekend with ther parents, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Schwietert. Four carloads of Burt Junior and Cadet Girl Scouts spent from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday visiting the various stores in Algona. The girls were accompanied by their leaders Ruth 0. Patterson and Dorothy Becker . SPENCER PACKING COMPANY Spencer, low* The Best Market For Your Fat Cattle Call 262-4250 Spencer, Iowa Or Your Local Spencer Pack Buyer All Buyer's Cars Art 2-Way Radio Equipped or call JIM GLANN - BUYER Many Visitors Over Easter At Lone Rock LONE ROCK - Guests Friday and Saturday of the Echv. Ohms were Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Ohm and Michael, Avoca. Martin Ohm was a Friday supper guest and they also visited Gordan's grandmother, Mrs. Wm. Schmidt at the Good Samaritan Home in Algona. Easter dinner guests at the home of Tena Jensen were Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Jensen and family, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jensen and Cheryl, Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Jensen and Brenda, Albert Lee, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Orville Deardorff and family, Yale, and Mr. Otto Jensen, Fenton. Easter weekend guests of Rev. and Mrs. Bullock were Mr. and Mrs. Lester Bullock, Muscatine, Ellen Bullock, Corning and Clyde German, Belvidere, HI. Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Krueger and Harold Thomas, Forest Lake, Minn., were Easter weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Krueger. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Meyer, Boyan and David, Swea City, were Sunday dinner guests. Easter dinner guests of the E. A. Lees were Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Newold, Britt, Mrs. Pauline McGuire, Algona and Will Christenson. The Easter Sunrise Service was conducted by the Youth Fellowship of the Presbyterian church. The young people who participated were Mary Lee Madison, Ann Forteny, Kevin Brace, Carol Jones, Michael Lee, Jill Blanchard, Susan Blanchard, Rodney Jensen, Kathy Jensen and Kermit Krueger, St. Paul, who gave the sermon. The breakfast following was served by mothers of the U. P. W. Easter guests of the Don Blanchards were Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Steven and family, Laurens, and Mr. and Mrs. Craig Blanchard and son, Minneapolis. Mollie Blanchard, DesMoines, was a weekend guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Blanchard Jr. Mrs. Gene Blanchard and girls, Spencer, were Sunday callers at the Edw. Blanchard home. Garden Award Again Goes To Jay Graham BURT - "Well, Jay Graham, looks like you did it again". You re the first to get In the garden again. The balmy spring, yes, even summer temperatures on Good Friday gavd Jay & Clara Graham planting fever as Jay was seen busily at work in the garden plot, digging, raking and planting, and unless this cor- respondant misses her guess the Grahams will be the first Burt residents eating fresh peas and potatoes from their garden, as they are about every year. - o - Cubs of Dens 1 and 3 went to the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Campney Monday and were their guests during the milking hour, watching the Camp- neys milking their cows by milking machines in their modern milking parlor. They also were treated to a glass of milk from the Campneys. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Arend, Algona, for Easter dinner at the Johnson House were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Arend and family, and Rose and Christine Arend. Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Stone and family, Sioux City, spent Saturday and Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Arend and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Weston and Eric, Winnebago, m. were Easter weekend guests at the parental Mennet Trunkhill home. MARCH 30, THURSDAY Walter Simonsmeier Sale at farm 8 miles north of Bancroft, or 4 1/2 east of Swea City and 1 mile north. Sale includes 53 head livestock, big machinery line, buildings and feeding equipment. Sale starts 9:15 a, m. Sale details in March 21 issue of UDM. Quinn & Clark, Auctioneers; State Bank of Ledyard, Clerk. APRIL 1, SATURDAY - Sale at 10 a. m. Albert (Bert) Kollasch, Owner, at farm 3 miles north of Bancroft on U.S. 169, or 4 1, 2 miles east and 3 miles south of Swea City. Sale includes 97 purebred and grade Black Angus, machinery, feeding equipment, Iniildings, etc. Sale details in UDM issue cf March 28. Quinn & Clark, Auctioneers; Farmers & Traders Savings Bank, Bancroft, Clerk. APRIL 1, SATURDAY - Alfred Grill, Sr., Sale of 30 head of dairy- cattle and farm machinery, at farm located five miles south of Algona on U. S. 169, starting at 12:30 p. m. Auctioneers are Ronald Peck and Raymond Spencer, and Security State Bank Vacation Care You can make a small "greenhouse" to keep your house plants humid and healthy while you're on vacation. Simply tie a plastic sheet or brig over your plants and fasten it securely to the sides of the clay pot. Soak the entire plant and clay pot in water before fastening the plastic cover. This method should keep your plants moist for two or three weeks. LEGAL NOTICES IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY Probate No. 9106 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Joseph Mergen, Deceased. TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF Joseph Mergen, Deceased: You are hereby notified that on the 27th day of March, 1967, the last will and testament of Joseph Mergen, deceased, bearing date of the 4th day of February, 1958, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Martha Mergen was appointed executor of said estate. Notice is further given that any action to set aside said will must be brought in the district court of said county within one year -from the date of the second publication of this notice, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against said estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance; and unless so filed within six months from the second publication of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) such claim shall thereafter be forever barred. Dated this 27th day of March, 1967. Martha Mergen Executor of said Estate Algona, Iowa Shumway, Kelly & Fristedt Attorney (s) for said Executor Algona, Iowa Date of second publication: 4th day of April, 1967. (25-28) OFFICIAL NOTICE BEFORE THE IOWA STATE COMMERCE COMMISSION TO THE CITIZENS OF KOSSUTH COUNTY: Notice is hereby given that a petition for a franchise to erect, maintain and operate electric transmission line as provided for in Chapter 489, Code of Iowa, 1962, and amendments hereto, has beenfiledbythe4owa Electric Light and Power Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and that said petition sets forth the following as the maximum voltages ; starting points, routes and termini of the proposed line : 7200 volts, three phase, delta connected: Beginning at the Northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of SectionTwenty-three (23), Township Ninety-seven (97) North, Range Twenty-nine (29) West of the 5th P. M., Kossuth County, Iowa, thence Southeasterly (SE'ly) on the South margin of an irregular East- West highway across the North Half (N 1/2) of said Section Twenty-three (23), approximately four-tenths (.4) rnile. Objections to the granting of such franchise Docket E-M&74 must be in writing and filed in triplicate, with thisCommission, no later than 20 days after the date of second publication of this notice, this being the second of two consecutive publications. IOWA STATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Dick A. Witt, Chairman BernardJ. Martin, Commissioner Frank B. Means, Commissioner Docket E-14974 ATTEST : M. L. Kennedy, Secretary Dated at Des Moines, Iowa, March 13, 1967. (23 4, 25) IX THE DISTRICT COURT OK THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY Probate No. 9107 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Mary Cowan. Drreascd. TO ALL PERSONSINTERESTEL) IN THE ABOVE ENTITLED ESTATE : You an> hereby notified that all persons indebted (o said estate are reguc'Ste'cl to tr.nko im- mediatP uriynient to the undersigned and creditors linvins; claims against said estate shall file then 1 , with the rlerk of the above named district court, as provided by la'.v duly authenticated, for allnwanre. and unless so filed within six months from the second publication of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) such claim shall thereafter be forever barred. Dated this 28th day of March, 1067. Aria Cowan Administrator of said Estate Algonn, Iowa Buchanan & McClure Attorneys for snidAdministrator Algona, Iowa Date of second publication: 4th day of April. 19G7. (2f.-26) Thursday, March 30, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines-5 # •* X- •* * * * * •* * * # •* * * # * * COACHES CORNER FEATURING HEAD TRACK COACHES OF ALGONA HIGH SCHOOL GARRIGAN HIGH SCHOOL * SATURDAY 11:05 A.M. 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