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8—Algona, (la.) Upper Dei Moinei Thursday, April 6, 1967 Meet Nat'l Farm Bureau Head Three of the 14 Iowa teenagers attending the National Youthpower Congress in Chicago March 29 to April 1, visited with Charles Shuinan, president of the American Farm Bureau arid chairman of the National Food Conference, following the awards banquet Wednesday night. From left are: Rebecca Creager, Simmer; Bonita Kiilsliolm, Algona; Linda Leuenberger, Sumner; and Slmman. The teenagers earned the trip on the basis of projects completed in the area of food nutrition and food careers. Homemakers In Eagle Township Collect Funds SWEA-EAGLE -Eagle Homemakers met at the home of Mrs. Harvey C. Larsen Tuesday. Members spent the afternoon making nut cups for Easter for residents of Heritage Home at Bancroft. Present at the meeting were Mrs. Virgil Tokheim, president; Mrs. Ktjniiotli Brones, co-chairman; Mrs. Irvin Smith, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. Jim Koons, Mrs. Johnle Tobin, Mrs. Walter Goraczkowski, and Mrs. Art Larson, assistant hostess. Eagle Homemakers sponsored the Heart Fund drive, and donations totaled $53. plans are to have the April meeting at the home of Mrs. Walter Goraczkowski. - o - Mrs. Amber Stow of Algona, reports that her grandson is one NOW READY TO SERVE YOU! BOB WINTER CONSTRUCTION CO Algona, Iowa 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN: New Homes - Commerical Building — Cabinets — Farm Buildings - Remodeling Concrete and Masonry Kitchens and Baths Repair Work - All Types of Building Construction. ALL JOBS PERSONALLY SUPERVISED ASK FOR FREE ESTIMATES Phone 295-3820 Algona of the 18 finalists in the Merit Scholarship contest in Pennsylvania. He lives in Philadelphia, He is the grandson of the late Perry Stow, and the great-grandson of the late James and Cora Stow of Burt. The young man has been accepted as a student at the University of Nebraska. The Everett Johansons were Easter guests at the Ole Johanson home. Easter guests at the Weldon Brandt home were Mrs. Hilda Fosgren, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Jorgensen and family, and Mr. and Mrs. George Anderson and Eric. Mr. and Mrs. George Anderson and Eric moved to the Virgil Blomster farm in Eagle twp. where the Ormal Guinns farmed. The Andersons came here from River Grove, Dl. where he was an interior decorator in business with his father, Anton Anderson. Mrs. Anton Anderson is a sister of Mrs. Weldon Brandt. The George Andersons have one son, Eric, in kindergarten. Mr. and Mrs. Mancil Hurlburt spent Friday and Saturday- in Minneapolis visiting their daughter, Judy Davis. Mrs. Danny Peterson, Estherville, heard from her husband for the first time in six weeks from Vietnam. He wrote that he was with a group that destroyed a Viet Cong torture camp near Saigon. Danny is the son of the Hans Petersons. 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Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Hurl- bury were Saturday evening callers at the Maurice Lien home. Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Hurlburt werr Easter dinner guests at the home of their daughter and family, the John L. Blacks, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. William Gies attended the funeral Saturday at Humboldt for Mrs. Arthur Schultz, Estherville. She had been Mrs. Gies' school teacher and former neighbor. The Leo Crowleys have been making frequent trips to the Holy Family hospital to visit his father, Joe Crowley, who has been a patient there for several weeks. Mrs. Hans Peterson, with her daughter Treva, daughter-in- law, Mrs. Danny Peterson, and Mrs. Einer Hanson, all of Estherville, enjoyed supper together at Estherville. Notes Of iServicemen FT. BENJAMIN HARRISON, IND. — Army Private Eldon R. Meyer, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest W. Meyer, Whlt- temore, Iowa, completed an eight week pay specialist course March 27 at the Army Finance School, Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind. He was trained in the payment of civilian and military personnel, handling of travel allowances, and accounting. Instruction was also given in business law and pay regulations. Pvt. Meyer's wife, Joann, lives at 671 5th Ave., Des Plaines, 111. - o - U. S. ARMY, VIETNAM — Army Private First Class Terry J. Dixon, 20, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Dixon, live in Bancroft, is participating in "0- peration Sam Houston" in Vietnam with the 4th Infantry Division. He was airlifted into action Feb. 20. "Sam Houston", which began last Jan. 1, is a search and destroy operation taking place in the Central Highlands near the Cambodian border. Pvt. Dixon is a cannoneer in Battery A, 6th Battalion of the division's 29th Artillery. His wife, Jane, lives on Route 2, Bancroft. - o QUI NHON, VIETNAM- Army Private Daniel C. Rentz, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Milo Rentz, 717 N. Minnesota St., Algona, was assigned to the 554th Engineer Company near Qui Nhon, Vietnam, March 8. 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