The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 18, 1967 · Page 10
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WED 55 YEARS Mr. and Mrs. Andy Elbert of Whittemore were honored on their 55th wedding anniversary, May 8th. Relatives arranged for a dinner at Charlie's Supper Club that evening. A pleasant evening was spent with many relatives &. friends attending. The Elberts were presented witli a cash gift from those attending. GUEST DAY HELD The Plum Creek Women's Club met May llth at the Johnson House for Guest Day with 21 members and 17 guests present. Hostesses were Millie Slagle, Vivian Kuhn, Hazel Seely and Sadie Skilling. Opening number, "Name a Bird" was by Mildred Scuffham. Program on Birds was in charge of Mildred Scuifham. Allen Buchanan showed bird pictures and gave a very interesting talk. Next meeting will be in June at the County Farm. Pearle Etherington in charge of program. AT GRADUATION Mrs. Karl Willason is going to Ames to attend the graduation from Iowa State University of her granddaughter Sally, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Willason. She will teach in the Des Moines school system. - o - HAS BIRTHDAY The birthday of Mrs. Edwin Hibbs was observed Saturday evening at Mr. and Mrs. William Carman's. Others present were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Metzger Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ewen. Cards were played and lunch was served. NIECE WEDS Mrs. Olga Jordon went to Sibley to attend the wedding May 5 of her niece, LaVonne Krueger, to Gordon Dale Brody. It was a candlelight service held in the Baptist church. The couple will make their home in Kansas City. CHURCHES Regular Baptists held a Mothers and Daughters tea Tuesday evening in the social rooms in the recently acquired house ad- Joing the church. Mrs. Nell Opheim and Mrs. Clare Hovey were in charge. Circles of United Presbyterian Women will meet May 18 as follows: Circle A, Mrs. Jess Dugan; Circle B, Mrs. Alfred Schultz; Circle C, Mrs. Clifford Etherington; Circle D, Mrs. Mae Dettman. Mariners club .of the Presbyterian church will have a potluck supper May 21. Other married couples and Youth Fellowship of the church will be guests. Drink and dessert will be furnished by the committee, Mr. and Mrs. Don Hemmingsen, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Easter and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gerber. Regular members are asked to remember to bring extra food for the guests. Bernard Cooper will be guest speaker. He is athletic director at the Garrigan school and his subject will be "Christianity and Athletics." Monday, May 22 at 6:30 the Guild Circle of the Presbyterian church will have a pot-luck supper. Hostesses will be Mrs. Henritta Bowman and Mrs. Clifford Carlson. There will be a special program and devotions by Mrs. Elmer Cook. Circles of Methodist W.S.C.S. will meet May 18 as follows: May, Mrs. Twilla Bartholomew; THOMAS FUNERAL CHAPEL Fenton, Iowa Experienced Embalmers and Funeral Directors Reliable 24 Hour Ambulance Service Funeral May Be Referred To Us With Confidence Phonei FENTON 889-2796 RINGSTED 866-1006 866-1001 866-1970 June, Mrs.Stanley Gardnei- Sent Mrs. Bertha Spear; Oct., Mrs. Milton Norton; Nov. Mrs. James Everds; Dec., Mrs. William Runchey, Jan., Mrs. Larry Johnson; Feb., Mrs. Paid Puff or; Mar., Mrs. Thelma Tschetter, Apr Mrs. Russell Cook. The Metho-Mates will meet May 21 at 1 p.m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs Glenn Seger Mr and Mrs. Wilbur Holldorf are presidents. The Junior MYF meeting will be held May 21, Mr. and Mrs Delmar Brandt, counselors Women of the Baptist church will meet May 18 Circle I meets with Mrs. Karl Willason; Circle 2, Mrs. Irvin Etherington. Circle officers will be elected at this time. Little Of This & Lot Of That From Sexton SEXTON - The Sexton Friendly Club will meet a week early this month because of the Memorial holiday and because the hostess, Mrs. Nell Opheim, will behaving a houseful of company for the holiday weekend. Roll call will be "my most useful kitchen gadget" and plans are to be made for a project for the patients the club remembers at the Woodward home. It's finally beginning to feel like spring in the air what with so many robins all over the place and now the martins are coming back this week. We can only hope for the Mimbachs that it stays warm so they won't have to turn around and head back to Arizona. Mrs. August Kirschbaum and Mrs. Vinnie Laymon accompanied Mrs. Glenn Gabrielson to the Mother's Day tea at the denter School where the hostesses were the Plum Creek 4-H girls. Virginia Klein, teaching at Clear Lake, invited her parents, the Art Kleins to dinner in honor of Mother's Day Sunday. They found the place closed they had planned for their dinner but had an interesting day after all, at least for Art, as they stopped at the Airport Cafe and now heartily recommend it for a "different" place to eat. Mother's Day celebrations aren't always what they seem to be. That big crowd of children and grandchildren arriving at the John Jennings' home over the weekend brought along three birthday cakes to celebrate John's "39th" birthday. It came mighty close to being hospital news again for Sexton. When Pamela Llckteig, little daughter of the Dick Lickteigs, was taken to the doctor it was found she had bronchial pneumonia but she came through just fine. A family dinner was held at the Glenn Gabrlelsons last Monday with Mrs. Vinnie Laymon and Mrs. Kenyon Gabrielson attending. This was a farewell for Kenyon Gabrielson who is spending some time at Ft. Campbell, Ky., all courtesy of the U.S. Army. He's not really homesick in his home away from home, he's just called the folks twice already only because it was Mother's Day last weekend. The electric light company isn't taking anymore chances on the high winds in the Sexton area, they are busy putting in brand new poles west of town this week. Sexton residents on the eight- party phone lines shouldn't give up hope. The rumor is revived once more that eventually we will all be on two-party lines and this time the story came from an employee of the phone company. According to him, the extensive damage of last year's snow and ice storm put the company way behind schedule. Bet he thinks at least one line out here could really use the new set-up after he spent considerable time trying to get the line to test a new phone he had installed. Mrs. Glenn Gabrielson had a day of music last week with some real opposites. Mrs. Gabrielson and Mrs. Claire Hovey were guests of Mrs. Evert Steven at the Bel Canto tea which was held at the Algona Country Club in the afternoon. In the evening Mr. and Mrs. Gabrielson attended the concert given by the Algona Community School bands of which their daughter, Joyce is a member. Other local youngsters in the bands were Sharon and George Hix, Kathy Skow, Carol Mains and Barry Huff. These youngsters' parents also attended the concert which had a full house and an appreciative audience for the excellent music provided by the young people. It's a good bet the rain storm of the afternoon and night fit in much better for sound effects for the band, especially the number called Hurricane ! Mr. and Mrs. Evert Steven and Mrs. Glenn Gabrielson were among those in two carloads from the Algona area who attended a special Easter Star friendship meeting in Mason City, They also met the Steven's daughter, Mrs. Robert Kiess of Charles City, who had been invited from her chapter of the Star. The need for the Sexton highway signs lias now really become desperate. This week saw a new roof of green shingles put on the Kirschbaum Garage so the big yellow Sexton sign Is gone and even low flying drivers can no longer find their way. Titonka Club Women Tour Union Slough TITONKA- Titonka Federated Club met on Thursday evening at the home of Fay Callies with Mary Schroeder assisting hostess. The group was taken on an imaginary tour of the nation's national parks, by Betty Krantz, who spoke and showed slides of a number of parks. Gayle Pearson presented the short lesson on driving skills and traffic laws, in which she gave a written driving test, called, "Quiz the Mrs." The club plans to tour Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge with Manager Paul Ferguson on Thursday, May 18; following the tour, the club will have its annual picnic at the Union Slough recreation area. This is the final meeting of the club year, and no meetings will be held during the summer, but will reconvene in Sept. again at the start of the new club year. Mrs. Morris Givens is spending some time at the home of her son and family the Jae Givens' of North Liberty. Titonka Woman's Club met on Thursday evening at the home of Ethel Downs. Theme for the evening was "Our Cultural Heritage", and Maree Krantz, Ethel Beed and Marie Ortliel took part in presenting the program. Mr. and Mrs. Heiko Boekelman entertained at dinner on Sunday in observance of both confirmation and Mother's Day. Guests included Mrs. Maggie Boekelman, the Ben Beenken family. Joe Boekelman family, Robert Boekelman family and Simon Sunken family all of Titonka, Mrs. Joe Johnson and Gen. of Blue Earth, Minn., the George Boettcher family of Walters, Minn., the Norman Gulickson family and Mrs. Tom Cooper of Kansas City, Mo., and Mr. Aldin Udstuen of St. James, Minn. Sharon Eden visited for the weekend at the parental Allen Eden home. She is taking nurse's training at Kahler Methodist School in Rochester, Minn., and has been in Chicago the past three months at a hospital there as part of her training, and will be in a hospital in St. Paul, Minn, the next month. Confirmation services were held during morning worship hour at both the Titonka and Doan Methodist Churches on Sunday, May 14th, Members of the class at Titonka are: Barbara Boekelman, Deborah Budlong, Marlys Eden, David Ferguson, Lois Isebrands, Carrie Jaren, Kent Krominga, Randy Krominga, Patricia Moore, Larry Nelson, Reggie Nelson and Gerald Stoddard. Those baptized were Marlys Eden, David Ferguson and Verdin Farrow. Also joining the church were Verdin Farrow and Marion Murra. Members of the Doan Confirmation class are: Rachelle Cunningham, Jon Buffington, Carl Kiley and William Kiley. John Kiley joined the church. Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Eden and Kathleen were dinner guests Sunday at the Home of Mrs. Martha Peterson at Forest City. Mrs. Peterson is Mrs. Eden's Mother. Kathleen, senior student at University of Iowa was at the parental home for the weekend. Dinner guests at the home of the Lester Eden's on Sunday were, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Hash of Corwlth, Mrs. Louise Eden, •¥*¥¥» Saluting thr Graduates ; ¥¥¥¥<l etas* *t 1967 (:H *5. l f, ! ',D. < ; 0 , l "" ! ' UND m««'X AftR PHOTOS BY SAUL STUDIO - HUMBOLDT COA/G/MTL/M77O/VS CMSS OF '67! IOWA STATE BANK West Bend, Iowa WEST BEND ELEVATOR CO R, W. Jurgens, Mgr. »»»»»»»»»»¥¥¥ -¥-¥• Mrs. Etta Reibsamen, and Miss Wagner all of Titonka. Brenda, student at University of Iowa, in Ames, was present having spent the weekend at home. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Haack had as dinner guests on Sunday; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hainzinger, Fenton; the William Spear family, Wallingford; the Ken Limberg family, Cherokee; and the Forrest Rode family, Titonka. Carol Haack, student at Wartburg College, Waverly, was present, having spent the weekend at the parental home. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Alt, Algona, called on Thursday evening, since they couldn't be present on Sunday. This dinner was held in observance of Marvin Haack's confirmation. Young people who were confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Sunday morning were Russel Buss, LaDonna Culbertson, Beth Engelbart, Sherman Finer, Jerry Giesking, Marvin Haack, Donna Mayland, Marilyn Post, Merle Ricklef, David Rurup, Judy Schmidt, and Tim Schmidt. Pastor David Idle presided at the service. Thursday, May 18, 1967 Algona, (la.) Upper Des Molne$-11 Girl Scouts met May 9. Mrs. . Leland Pearson is junior leader. Judy Inglett and Brenda Wentworth brought treats. Mr. and Mrs. Walter E.C. Miller of Buffalo Center recently entertained friends and relatives in honor of their son, if Walter, who had recently returned from Africa. King cobras longer than 15 feet have been captured in Malaya. Chinese ivory carvers rank as the most skilled artists in the field. LEDYARD Mrs. Christie Hinrichsen has been released from the Blue Earth hospital and is now at the home of her daughter and family, the Perlin Jacobsons at Lake Lillian, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Pingel attended the play "Long Day's Journey Into Night" at the Mankato College Saturday evening. Their son-in-law, Terry Sook, had one of the five parts. The leading part was played by John Carradine, Hollywood actor. The truck from Goodwill Industries will make stops at the Methodist and Bethany Evangelical Reformed churches Monday, May 22. For that real get-up-and-go feeling, rely on the wholesome energy pro- vided by fresh milk. WHITTEMORE - LONE ROCK - SWEA CITY STRONG CHURCHES.. J Make Strong Communities /-^ : r; "Hear the voice of my supplication, oa / cry to thee for help as I lift nv my handy toward thy most holy sanctuary. " J P — Psalms 28:2 None of us are so self- reliant that we can always stand completely alone. Yet, many of us are often too proud to admit that we need help or guidance. We make misery a companion and do not turn to those who would gladly lend assistance. There is no reason why we should hesitate to ask God for guidance. God is a friend. If we have the humility (for some) and the courage (for others) to look to God for guidance, the mere effort of asking will usually bring added strength and faith. •~>° — <isk — expecting not an immediate miracle but some kind of a blessing that you will surely receive. These Special Weekly Church Messages brought to you by the following PUBLIC-SPIRITED BUSINESSES; SHUTS BRO WN'BILT VHOE "STORE VAN'S CAFE Junction 18 & 169 ESSER DRY CLEANERS FREE Pick-up and Delivery Phone 295-2827 - Algona, Iowa Zfcr'DER'S Clothing for Men and Boys POST MOVING and STORAGE local & Long Distance Phone 295-2275 _ Algona, Iowa PIONEER HI-BRED CORN CO. Herb Hedlund, Production Manager Perry Collins, Experimental Mgr. METRONICS, INC. O. B. 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