The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 9, 1967 · Page 12
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Food Stamp Turnout Gratifying Tuesday, May 9, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper D«« Meines-11 moved into their new house built on their farm. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Schwletert visited Sunday afternoon In the Clarence Baum home at Blue Earth. Mrs. Stanley Ruse, Mrs. Donald Ringsdorf, Leona Haase, Flossie Bartlett and Agnes Stewart were among those attending a party last Wednesday evening in the home of Mrs. Arthur Bartlett. Graduation For 27 Seniors Set At Swea City Graduation preparations have been completed for seniors at Swea City High School, with 2' slated to receive diplomas during commencement exercises May 22 in the school gym. Baccalaureate is scheduled in the school gym May 21 at8p.m., with Pastor H. J. Crandall of the Swea City Baptist church, speaker. Commencement speaker will be Bernard Lewellyn, professor at Mankato State College. The valedictorian and salutatorlan will be announced at commencement. Cresco Boys The April meeting of the Cresco Boys was called to order by President Larry Rochleau. Roll call was naming one chemical used on your farm and where it is stored. It was answered by 15 members. Talks were given by Mark Elbert, Leslie Simpson and Jim Hungate. Hosts were David and Peggy Sabin. Food Stamps went on sale at the courthouse here for the first time Thursday — and, according to Mrs. Helen Huber, county Director of Welfare, "the results were most gratifying." It is expected (as has been the case in other counties where the Stamp plan has been put Mo use) that more and more families all the time will be purchasing and using the stamps. The turnout here Thursday, 37 families, was considered a very good start. Those families spent $1,371 in cash to purchase $1,885 worth of the stamps, which are redeemable in all grocery stores who are participating in the plan. Mrs. Huber pointed out that practically every area of the county was represented by the 37 families, who indicated they would use them in stores in their own communities. In the above photo, Mrs. Marvel Immerfall, left, County Overseer of the Poor, Marilyn Rochleau, center, stenographer in the county welfare office, and Mrs. Huber are shown as they sold stamps to an unidentified lady at the left. Stamps will be sold at the courthouse twice each month -about the 5th and 15th -to coincide with pensions, welfare aid, aid to dependent children and other types of aid. The Food Stamp plan is being used to replace the former surplus commodity set-up-and is aimed in part at giving recipients a feeling of pride which was lacking in the commodity plan. (UDM Polaroid Flashfoto) »nm>t|t m ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY / • StfflEMS SfteER IPORTLAND! = • S g By Mrs. Victor Fitch | llllllllllHllllllllllltlHIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIimiHINHMlllllllllllllllllllHIll Mr. and Mrs, Edmund Larson, Mrs. Jack Thompson and John attended the Godfrey Geilenfeldt sale at Fairmont, on Silver Lake, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thompson and John arrived at the Edmund Larson home Monday evening. Mr. Thompson left again on business; Mrs. Thompson and John remained for a longer visit. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Heyes of Buffalo Center and Mr. and Mrs. Steve Tjaden of Lakota were Sunday dinner and supper guests in the Harold Andreasen home. Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Naumon visited in the Walt Dacken home, Saturday evening. Allen Dacken, son of the Walt Dackens, left Sunday morning for Oakland, Calif., .where he is stationed in the Army. David Scott, ten-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Scott, was confirmed in St. Cecelia's Catholic church, Algona, a week ago Monday. Mrs. Edmund Larson, Mrs. Jack Thompson and John, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Beardsley of Algona, and Mrs. Victor Fitch and Judy were all Friday afternoon visitors in theS. R. Parsons home. Mrs. Ray Dvorak and tvins, Russell and Reve will be leaving for their home in Arlington, Tex., Tuesday, after spending about a month visiting here. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ringsdorf were Sunday afternoon visitors in the home of Mrs. Dwight Ruse. Mr. and Mrs. Arrie Dittmer and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Harlan of Algona were Sunday afternoon visitors in the Edmund Larson home. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence of Titonka were Sunday evening visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Carlson and family of Algona were Sunday dinner guests in the parental Jesse Harms home. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Harms and family of Algona were Sunday afternoon visitors. Mrs. E. C. Schwietert entertained her bridge club last Tues- day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Loebach of Burt attended a house-warming in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Klein of Irvington. 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