The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 14, 1967 · Page 7
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600 At Grand Opening v—i r Jerry Krause, plant manager at Corwith, left, Phil Pfeffer, Titonka manager, center, and J. R. O'Brien, assistant district manager, Clear Lake, appear to be getting orders from a "higher up" in this photo snapped during the grand opening of the new Custom Farm Services plant at Tltonka Friday, Sept. 8. The large fellow in the photo is the company's Giant Manager, who talked, via a PA set-up, with many of the 672 persons who visited the plant during the day. Visitors were served a meal of ham sandwiches, baked beans, potato chips, coffee, pop and milk. Viola Welhousen won an electric knife and Richard Cosgrove was winner of a free tractor radio during the drawing held at the end of the day. Both are from Titonka. At noon, the crowd witnessed an aerial spraying demonstration by the Wilmont Spraying Service of Algona and Joe Newbauer, agronomist for the Tennessee Corp., was present to answer technical questions for visitors. Others attending included the following CFS officials: Jay Garrett, regional credit manager, Clear Lake; and Bud Holloway, Dougherty, and Lambert Meyer, Garner, plant managers. (UDM Newsfoto) County Red Cross Has 95 Xmas Bags, Vietnam Goal The Kossuth County Chapter of Red Cross announces a request for an Increased quota of filled and unfilled Christmas bags for "Operation Shop Early". No member of our armed forces in Vietnam must be forgotten this Christmas.; The full quota of 160,000 for the nation must be completed and ready for shipment between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15. This county's original quota was 95 filled and 50 unfilled bags. The unfilled bags are needed as a carry-all for comfort items by servicemen in hospitals and ports of debarkation in the Far East. This project was presented early this summer to the 4-H clubs of Kossuth county through Margaret Pratt, home economist for Kossuth county, as a community service project. Many of the clubs are responding generously, but with more of our boys going to Vietnam each month, the need has increased. Last year these bags were provided by the Ladies Aids, Legion Auxiliaries, Women's Clubs, and schools from the Lakota, Ledyard, Titonka, Swea City and Algona areas. This project offers communities an unusual opportunity to provide holiday Items as tangible gifts to the boys in Vietnam at Christmas time. The local Red Cross chapter can iupply the necessary directions for making these bags along with a suggested list for their contents. A field director just returned from Vietnam, has provided the following tips on items for these bags: (1) Individually packed, moistened paper washcloths are welcome since they can be carried in the pockets of men in the field. (2) Only adult-type pocket games should be included in the bags; some packages last year carried games for children. (3) Candy or nuts should be in vacuum-packed tins. (4) Only packaged writing paper should be included in gift bags; loose sheets of paper or tablets did not arrive in good condition, (5) Address books and snapshot holders rate low on the priority list; service personnel in Vietnam seem to have a sufficient supply of these items. If you would like to help in remembering our American boys in Vietnam at Christmas time, contact the American Red Cross, telephone No. 295-2805. Eileen Bauer Shower Honoree At Ottosen OTTOSEN - Eileen Bauer was honored at a pre-nuptial shower at the Commercial Club building Saturday evening. Mrs. Ed Kemna introduced Eileen, her mother, Mrs. Clarence Bauer, and the mother of the prospective bridegroom, Mrs. Donald Christ* ianson of West Bend. Eileen and the two mothers were given corsages of yellow and green, the bride-elect's chosen colors, Mrs. LeRoy Worby gave readings. Mary Wirtz played two piano solos. Mrs. James Roupe gave a reading. Helping with the gifts were Sharon Christiansen, Mrs. Richard Oline, Wanda Bristow and Jeanne Montag. Teresa Montag, LuAnn Montag and Joleen Montag had charge of the guest book. Hostesses were Mrs, Peter Mertz,' Mrs. Ed Kemna, Mrs. Philip Montag, Mrs. John Krischel, Mrs. Oliver Lee, Mrs. Raymond Wehrspann, Mrs. Eugene Hofius, Mrs. Clem Ludwig, Mrs. Donald Usher, Mrs. Ed Grimm, Mrs. Peter Schmalen, Mrs. Francis Montag, Mrs. Homer Bristow, Mrs,. Alfred Wirtz, Mrs. Cletis Choi- coine, Mrs. Antone Waechter and Mrs. George Montag. - o Rev. and Mrs. Allan Helland of Waterloo were Tuesday visitors at the Ralph Richards home, Rev. Helland is assistant pastor at a large Methodist church at Waterloo. He formerly lived in Ottosen. Mr, and Mrs, Bert Hoffman and children of Edgewood were weekend guests at the Verne Waechter home. Mrs. Hoffman and Mrs. Waechter were girlhood school chums at Colesburg. Mrs. Leo Tofteberg returned home from Lutheran hospital Friday where she had been a patient in therapy. Friday, Mrs. W. G. Cooper visited her at home. Saturday callers were Mrs. Chris Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Richards, Mrs. Anna Purdy, Mrs. Torger Johnson and Mrs. Lester Wehrspann. Sunday visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kading of Fenton. Mrs. Howard Orvick and Karson of Corpus Christ!, Tex, were Thursday dinner guests at the Antone Speich home. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Zinnel and granddaughter, Carrie Jacobson, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Krause of LuVerne, were Saturday supper guests at the Richard Krause home at Lu- Verne to help Richard celebrate his birthday. Other evening visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jacobson, Patty, Bonnie and Brenda. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Meyer and family had as their Sunday dinner guests, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Meyer. The occasion was to celebrate Mrs. Martin Meyer's birthday. The annual fall Ottosen Market Day sale will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, beginning at 11 a. m. There will be the usual items, furniture, tools, machinery, etc. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Parkison of Liberal, Mo. visited at the Ray Frieden home a few days this week. Mrs. Parkison is a sister of Mr. Frieden. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Usher were in Omaha Tuesday and Wednesday attending the golden anniversary district meetings of the Federal Land Bank. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Banwart, Mr. and Mrs. Olvin Haug and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jacobson attended the elevator convention at Vacation Village from Tuesday until Thursday. Doris Fehr of West Bend stayed with the Banwart children. The Ladies Rural Club flower and hobby show held Thursday afternoon at the Commercial Club building was attended by 231 persons. Because of the dry weather there were few flowers and a small amount of garden produce. There was much handcraft and many collections, such as oil paintings, embroidery work, quilting, hooked rugs, bell, box, mug and doll collections and many others. Melissa, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Fehr of West Bend was a Sunday overnight guest at the Victor Ban warts. Monday, the Fehrs attended a funeral for an uncle at Lester. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hofius were Sunday guests at the All Lee home at Stratford. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hoffman attended the wedding of Tom Anderson and Sandy Cathcart at the Methodist church at Cowrie Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Lehnus of Rolfe were Sunday visitors at the home of Mrs. Clara Solberg and Oliver Christiansen, Evening guests were Mr. and Mrs. Gus Hennlngsen of Rolfe, Mr. and Mrs. Arne Jotten and Gilbert Holden. Mrs. Keith Hayne, DeAnn and Brenda of Humboldt were Thursday visitors at the Raymond Borkowski home. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jacobson of Rembrandt were Sunday visitors at the Roy Jacobson home, Sunday dinner guests at the Louis Jacobson home were Mr. and Mrs, Alfred Schultz and family of Whittemore, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jacobson and family and Calvin Haug, Mr. and Mrs. Chad Cooper of Ankeny and Steve Williams of Moline, HI., were weekend guests at the .Oscar Williams home. Mr. and Mrs, Paul Heggen and Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Walter of Renwick were Sunday visitors at the Antone Speich home. GROCER State Center's oldest businessman on Main Street is Ralph Watson, 73, who has been in the grocery business there since 1921. Ralph has been selling groceries .from the same store with first his father and then his brother, William. Wed Here Recent I (Helen) Hoover, and Mrs. Peter (Blanche) Sluik, all of Britt. 2 Inspections Of Soybeans Set Two soybean variety meetings will be held Friday, Sept 15, reports Galen DeValois, Kossutt county Extension director. A meeting will be held at 10 a, m. at the south soybean Thursday, Sept. 14, 1967 Alflona (Id.) Upper D«< MolrtM-7 plot located four miles south of Algona on highway 169 at the Irvlngton road corner. A meeting will be held at 2 p. m. at the north plot located three miles north of Bancroft just south of the Albert C. Kollasch farm. Farmers and other interested people are invited to attend. The new Hark varieties are grown at both plots. The plots will be open for inspection for those who missed the meetings or wish to follow the beans progress. Both plots are on the west side of the road. KOSSUTH COUNTY'S FAVORITE NEWSPAPERI1 Sharon Kay Harms, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Harms, Algona, and Walter Piatt, son of Denver Piatt and the late Mrs. Piatt of Mt. Pleasant, were married at 7 p. m., Sept. 2, in the Irvington Presbyterian church. Rev. Ralph Hindman performed the double ring ceremony. Following a short wedding trip, the newlyweds are now residing in Algona where both are employed. A complete wedding story appeared in the Sept. 7 issue of the Upper Des Mntnes. (Glenn's Studio Photo) Sexton Woman's Father Passes Raymond Perkins, 64, died Monday morning at the Hancock Memorial hospital at Britt. Services were at Corwith. Mr. Perkins is survived by his wife, Mary Ann (Pigman); five sons, Marvin D., Oregrande, Calif.; Jay, Britt; Allan L., Los Angeles, Calif.; Ronald, Navarre, Ohio; and Robert, Algona; eight daughters, Marie, Mason City; Mrs. Lloyd (June) Okland, Ore- grande, Calif.; Mrs. Wilmer (Alice) Tabb, Corwith; Mrs. Robert (Joanne) Anderson, Joplln, Mo.; Mrs. Donald (Ramona) Groebner, New Ulm, Minn.; Mrs. Jerome (Patricia) Penning, Sexton; Mrs. Richard (Karron) Reher, Plymouth; and Kathleen, Corwith; 27 grandchildren, four brothers, Harold and Roland, both of Britt; Melvin, Bloomington, 111.; and Robert, Willows, Calif.; and three sisters, Mrs. Clarence (Emma) Butz, Mrs. Robert We are proud to announce that our new 1968 GMG pickup conies with features you can't even order on most pickups. • Double-wall cab construction with n thick slice of insulation sandwiched between. • Four headlights. Most pickups come with only two. A selection of seven engines. VG's, In-Line Sixes and V8's. • Color-keyed interiors. A wide choice of combinations you'd only expect to find in passenger cars. SEE THEM TODAY AT JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT ALGONA, IOWA What • difference * name mekes FREE 14 - DAY HOME TRIAL of front or top load FRIGIDAIRE MOBILE DISHWASHER NO OBLIGATION! JUST PICK YOUR MODEL AND GIVE US A CALL PRICED FROM 5169.95 AND UP Imperial Mobile Dishwasher-Super-Surge Action • 16 table settings • 150-Degree Wash Cycle • In Snowcrest White, Two-Tone Avocado. Two-Tone Colonial Copper BEED HARDWARE "SERVICE SPECIALISTS" PHONE 928-2127 TITONKA, IOWA Custom Deluxe Dishmobile- Super-Surge Action • 1 6 table settings • Convertible • In Snowcrest White, Sunny Yellow. Two-Tone Copper and Two-Tone Tahitian Green. A 5-YEAR WARRANTY AND PROTECTION PLAN ON EVERY FRIGIDAIRE DISHWASHER SEE THE EXCITING NEW PLYMOUTHS Thus., Sept. 14 - KEN'S AUTO SERVICE

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