The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 29, 1967 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 29, 1967
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SCS Diversion Project 8-Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines Thursday, June 29, 1967 •L More farmers in Kossuth county seem to be following conservation practices every year. An example of just what can be done is shown in the above photo. Jack Nyman, right, Greenwood township farmer, is shown with Loren Bishop, SCS technician, examining the diversion at the base of a hill which protects the bottom land from flooding from the adjacent higher land. Water from the diversion is discharged through a toewall structure. These new glass- lined steel structures bolted together on the job replace the formerly-used bulkheads made of stone or boards used on many farms in the area. Wesley Girl Is Now A Sr. Of Mercy WESLEY - Sister Ann Mary, the former Vicky AnnArndorfer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Arndorier, received the habit of the Sisters of Mercy June 21 at Sacred Heart Convent, Cedar Rapids. Bishop Watters was celebrant of the Pontifical mass and the homily was preached by Father Thomas Griener of Regis High School. Sister is a 1964 graduate of Garrigan High School and attended Mount Mercy College prior to entering the novitiate. Sister Ann Mary is now a can- nonical novice at Our Lady of Mercy Novitiate where she will spend the next year studying cannon law. She will then resume her studies at Mt. Mercy College where she will be a senior majoring in music. Mr. and Mrs. Arndorier and Dan and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Doughan attended the ceremony. - o - IS GRADUATED Nadine Engen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Engen, graduated June 16 from Mercy hospital, Cedar Rapids. She completed a course in radiologic technology. The Paul Engens, Glen Johnsons, Algona; Janice Platt, Iowa City; Cynthia Weber and Roger McBride, Cedar Falls, and Orville Moores, Des Moines, attended the exercises. On June 17 Mr. and Mrs. Engen and Nadine attended the wedding of Cheryl Jones, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Robert J. Jones of Olin, formerly of Wesley. WIZARDS MET Wesley Wizards 4-H girls held an all day tour in Algona June 19. They visited the Davis Paint Store, Foster's, Bjustrom's and Read's. They had a picnic dinner at Call Park. The leaders are Mrs. Wilfred Becker, Mrs. Arvin Larson and Mrs. Geo Lickteig. The July 1 meeting will be with Verdelle and Marlene Janes at the parental Willis Janes rural home. - o - The Neighborhood Birthday club met Wednesday with Mrs. Elsie Kunkel. Mrs. Geo. Vitzthum entertained her contract bridge club Thursday evening, Mrs. Tom Forburger and Mrs. Martin Hamilton were guests. Mrs. Mary Weber was high prize winner. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Byro of Creston, HI. were Tuesdayover- night guests of their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Larson. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Engen and Nadine and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Johnson and son of Algona and Mary Mangan of DeWitt left Sunday for two weeks vacation in northern Minnesota. Dan Arndorfer of Cedar Rapids returned recently from a 10-day vacation trip to the New England states. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Cink, Maria and Steve and Mr. and Mrs. Lou Cink, Buffalo Center, visited an aunt, Mrs. Christine Cink at Parker, S. Dak. Sunday. Eugene Lickteig, son of the Dennis Lickteig's, graduated from Garrigan High School in May and June 26, he entered Universal Trade School in Omaha, Neb. and is taking a course in air- conditioning and refrigeration. Tom Wagner, son of the Dwight Wagners of Algona, has also enrolled there. Anita Lickteig, who graduated June 10 from a nurse's training course at Mercy hospital, Mason City, is now employed at the hospital. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Lickteig. Mr. and Mrs. Andy Reising report a new grandson, Kirk Phillip, born June 15th to Mr. and Mrs. (Rosalie) Phillip Studer of Stacyville, making them a family of two sons and two daughters. Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Studer of Algona, formerly of Wesley, are the paternal grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bleich spent June 18-21 at Vacation Village at Lake Okoboji where they attended a Felco Convention. Bleich is manager of the Farmer's Coop Elevator. Mrs. Mary Weber was a Friday overnight guest of her daughter, the Calvin Meineckes, at Jamaica. Saturday, they attended the funeral of Mrs. Weber's niece, Mrs. Chet Waller, 34, at Afton. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Lickteig visited the O.E. Fishers in Amana recently. Fishers formerly operated a store in St. Benedict and now operate a store and cafe in Amana. Sister Mary St. James of Presentation Academy, Dubuque, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Urban Lickteig and family June 16-17. She was enroute to Dubuque from Osage where she taught catechism two weeks. Many relatives and friends called at the Lickteig home Friday evening. Mrs. Everett Ackerson entertained at a coffee party Thursday in honor of Mrs. Duane Studer, who with her husband and four children, Long Beach, Calif., are spending two weeks with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Studer and other relatives. Susan Lease, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Loren Lease of Newton, spent last week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Lease. Trefoil Use Suggested For Livestock Men The golden flowers of birdsfoot trefoil are beginning to glitter on many Iowa hillsides. This pasture legume may be readily observed and progressive livestock producers stand out among fellow farmers. A properly-managed trefoil pasture usually produces three times the livestock products as the same fields in their usual covering of blue-grass and weeds, according to Lyle R. Riedinger of the U.S. Soil Conservation Service. ."Pastures that produce high amounts of forage not only produce greater income, but reduce soil loss and increase the ability of the soil to soak up more water for crop EVERYONE'S INVITED TO THE BEGINNING AT 9:30 P.M. AT THE KOSSUTH CO. FAIRGROUNDS ALGONA TUESDAY, JULY 4 NORTH IOWA'S LARGEST FIREWORKS DISPLAY CONCERT BY ALGONA MUNICIPAL BAND PRECEDING FIREWORKS THIS ANNUAL EVENT IS SPONSORED BY THE ALGONA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AS A MEANS OF SAYING "THANK YOU" TO THE PATRONS OF OUR MANY BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS. production that would have otherwise left the farm," he said. Edna Reding Installed By St. Joe C.D.A. ST. JOE - Catholic Daughters of America, Court St. Joseph, held installation of officers on Wednesday evening, June 21st. Mrs. Minerva Montag, district deputy and Mrs. Loretto Fogarty, assistant Monitor, both from West Bend, were in charge of installation. Officers installed were Edna Reding, grand regent; Amanda Kohlhaas, vice regent; prophetess, Betty Reding; financial secretary, Gertrude Reding; treasurer, Bonnie Thilges; Historian, Norma Reding; lecturer, Helen Gales; Monitor, Martha Thilges; Sentinel, Clara Wagner; Organist, Adeline Wagner; trustees, 3 years, Carolyn Weydert and Florence McGuire; 2 years, Irene Reding and Irene Bormann and 1 year, Rosalie Erpelding and Alvina Wagner. Lecturer Helen Gales read an article on Relaxing with the Rosary. An officers meeting was held Tuesday evening at the home of Edna Reding with plans for the new year to be made. New ideas and suggestions are welcomed. Several officers will attend the past Grand Regents Day at Carroll. Bonnie Thilges is Courtesy Chairman for the summer months. No meeting are held in July and August. Sept. 13th will be the first meeting of the fall season. Lunch was served and cards were played with Agnes Berte and Eleanor Kohlhaas receiving prizes. June Adelle Reding received the attendance prize. The CDA and KC family picnic will be held on Sunday July 16th with the following CDA com- ***-^***r*tH**n»*****^ * * * * ***+• mittee in charge: Rita Plathe, Susie Kohlhaas, Kathy Baker, Eulalie Altman andAlvlna Wagner. Sister M. Imogene Klein O.S.F. Mt. St. Francis Convent, Dubuque, was a visitor here this week witli her sister and brother- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Thilges and family and aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. John Mertz and sons and other relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Jack LeBrune and Leona Holbeck, Dell Rapids, South Dakota, were Tuesday over nite guests here in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bormann. They also visited at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Becker, from here and Mrs. Anna Bormann, Livermore. The visitors were enroute home from a 3,000 mile trip through Eastern states. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Reding spent the Father's Day weekend with their daughter and son-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Chicoine and son at Jefferson, South Dakota. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erpelding, JoAnn and Peter spent Saturday with their daughter and sister, Sister Lois Marie O.S.F. at Briar Cliff College, Sioux City. Returning home with them she left later Saturday evening from Fort Dodge for Mt. St. Francis Convent, Dubuque where she will attend summer school. JoAnn Erpelding, Des Moines, spent the Father's Day weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erpelding and Peter. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Friders and family and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erpelding and Peter all from here and JoAnn Erpelding, Des Moines, attended a family dinner on Father's Day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brcha and family in Forest City. Mr. and Mrs. Art Zelmet and family moved from the house on the Kayser farm to Armstrong the past weekend where Mr. Zeimet is employed. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Slnnwell attended the State Rural Mail Carriers Convention at the New Inn at Lake Okoboji, several days the past week. Wayne Ol- son, sub. mall carrier, took care of the delivering of the mall during the Convention. The St. Joe Trojans 4-H Club tour and family picnic was cancelled from Thursday June 22nd to a later date. Ratio There were 11.5 million civilian employees of Federal, Stnte, and local governments when a Census Bureau survey was made late in 1966. This was about 15 per cent of the civilian labor force. Prc-Fnb Shower The answer to family needs for extra bathing facilities is often found in prefabricated shower cabinets. It pnys to buy quality when you select this fixture. Quality cabinets are sturdily made with a finish carefully applied to give longservlce without danger of corrosion. Fishy Idea Sleeping pills are frequently given to aquarium fish being moved from tank to tank to reduce the danger of harming them. '¥¥**¥¥¥»»¥»¥»»¥»¥¥¥¥¥¥ DAIRY FOODS make summer meals a circus... DAIRY FOODS are fresh, fast, fun... Consolidated Co-op Creameries WHITTEMORE - LONE ROCK - SWEA CITY Ken's Auto Service joins the of Algona firms with AIR CONDITIONING! list GAS StiJI another progressive Algona business has installed Gas Air Conditioning in its building as a service to its customers. KEN'S AUTO SERVICE has recently completed installation of air conditioning in its offices and showrooms. Owner Ken Wehrspan is proud of this fine step — and he is also proud of his 1967 Plymouth*. He is shown above (left) with salesman Harvey Graham. Now is the time to think about Air Cond'tioning your business or horn* . . . and the folks to talk to are at the North Central Public Service Co. They'll show you the many advantages of Gas Air Conditioning — AND SAVINGS TOO! Join the hundreds of Algona business and residential owners who are now enjoying gas air conditioning. You'll be happy you did come July and August. 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