The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 26, 1967 · Page 12
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6—Algeria (la.) Upper Des Moinet Thursday, Oct. 26, 1967 Donate Equipment To Use In School Mechanic Course General Motors recently donated a group of automotive components to the Sentral School district for use in the school's automotive mechanics department. R. M. Enders of the service section of GM made the official presentation of the equipment at a special student assembly on Oct. 17. In attendance were Warren Nelson from the Kossuth Motor Co. of Algona, and Joe Kemna from Kemna Motor Co., Bancroft. A Chevrolet V-8 engine, carburetors, delcotron generator and regulator, distributor, starting motor and other electrical equipment were included, along with an engine stand and special tools. In speaking to the Sentral faculty and student body Mr. Enders said that GM has invested over seven and a half million dollars in the past few years in educational assistance to schools and has made provisions for scholarships and maintains fully the General Motors Institute at Flint, Mich. "In fact," he continued, "there is such a need and demand for additional trained automotive service personnel that GM will continue to do more and more to encourage young men and women to enter the industry for a life-long career. Opportunities are unlimited." President of the Sentral school board, Dale Schroeder, accepted the donation on behalf of the school and extended the thanks of the school, its students and patrons. Under construction at the present time at the Sentral High School is a new addition which will include an expanded industrial education shop facility which will permit an expanded program in automotive mechanics education. Pictured, left to right - Dale Schroeder, president of Sentral school board; Floyd Hutzell, Sentral industrial arts teacher; Joe Kemna, Kemna Auto, Bancroft; D. G. Keoppel, superintendent of Sentral schools; R. M. Enders, zone service manager of General Motors; Robert Ritchie, principal of Sentral High School; and Warren Nelson, Kossutli Motor, Algona. Seneca 4-H Group Takes Mankato Pleasure Trip SENECA - The Seneca Stars 4-H Club members, leaders and a few parents, recently went on the club's annual sight-seeing tour. This year the club toured various points of interest in Mankato. They first went to the Sheri Candy Co. where they saw the packaging of candy. Many companies send their candy there to be packaged and distributed to 42 different states. Their next stop was at the Custom Upholstering Co. Here the manager of the firm explained to them the uses of various materials and why some materials were better and stronger than others. The group then toured Mankato Commercial College and visited two former members, Jill Jensen and Audrey Bergum, who are enrolled at college there. Their final stop was at the KEYC-TV station where they were shown the fundamentals of television. They were also shown how tapes are spliced and saw the control room. At the conclusion of their visit at the TV station the group assembled outside of the building along with the one and only "Mike Andrews" to have their pictures taken. The Seneca Stars also met at the home of Corrine Johnson Thursday evening, Oct. 19. The group made plans for the program which they will present at 4-H award night which will be held Nov. 9 at the Lone Rock Legion hall. They also made plans for corn gleaning as a money-making project for the club. A letter of thanks was read from Nina Kracht for the red roses sent her by the club as a birthday remembrance. The group voted to send an expression of sympathy to the Krumwiede family at the death of their son and brother. They elected new officers Linda Sue Kracht, president; Anna Menz, vice president; Barbara Andre, secretary; Carrie Bergum, reporter; Ann Fortney, historian. Becky Jensen was elected club photographer and Rosemary Fortney, reporter. Linda Sue Kracht will represent the club as a Kossuth county 4-H officer candidate. The program, presented by Cathy Bergum, was a talk on manners. The next meeting will be held at the home of Debra Nyman. Guests at the meeting included Mrs. Clarence Menz and Mrs. Joe Madden and Sheila. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Bergum, Ecorse, Mich., visited last week at the home of the former's brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Iver Bergum. They were en- route home from Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Art Bergum and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bergum attended the funeral services held Saturday at Emmetsburgfor Mrs. Ernest Krough. Mrs. Krough is a sister of William Pettiecord. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lynch attended Parent's Day at Iowa State University, Ames, last Saturday as a guest of their son, Donald. Events included the Kansas State and ISU football game and a reception for the parents at the State gymnasium. They also visited their son and wife, the Tom Lynchs. Congratulations are extended to Mr. and Mrs. William Pettie- cord on the arrival of a seven- month old boy at their home Oct. 11. The little boy, who came from the Iowa Children's Home Society, Des Moines, will be named William Iver. Oct. 14 was also Mr. Pettiecord's birthday anniversary, so this was a very special birthday for him. 4-H award night for the Seneca and Fenton 4-H clubs will be held on Thursday evening, Nov. 9 at the Lone Rock Legion hall. The Seneca boys' and girls'4-H clubs will act as hosts for the event. An Extension director from Seneca twp. will also be elected at this meeting. Mrs. William Pettiecord received a telephone call Thursday from Emmetsburg, telling her of the sudden death of a sister-in- law, Mrs. Ernest Krough. Mrs. Krough had submitted to major surgery a few weeks ago and was presently receiving medical care. Mrs. Pettiecord contacted her husband, who was working with a construction company near Ottumwa, and informed him of his sister's sudden death. He spent the weekend with his family and attended funeral services for Mrs. Krough on Saturday. Seneca Progressive Farmer's 4-H Club met at the home of Terry Weisbrod Oct. 9. Terry gave a talk on motor safety. The group chose a committee to plan refreshments for 4-H award night which is to be held Nov. 9 at the Lone Rock Legion hall. Members chosen to act on the committee were Douglas and Darrell Nyman, Jo Ann Bernhard and Kathy Jensen. New members welcomed into the club were Tom Bernhard, Randal Johnson and Steve Cyphers. Donald Hanisch, a student at Iowa State University, Ames, spent the weekend with his parents, the Elmer Hanischs, and attended the wedding of his brother, Robert, Saturday evening at the Methodist church at Swea City. He was best man at the wedding. Mrs. Minda Lange and Dwane, Grundy Center, visited Saturday and Sunday at the Henry Wilbergs and attended the 25th wedding anniversary of the Harry Bonnicksens, Armstrong, Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Watson, Troy Grove, HI., spent the weekend at the parental Everett Withams. Mr." and Mrs. Harvey Long, Venice, Fla., recently concluded a week's visit at the home of their daughter and family, the Henry Wilbergs. Mrs. Wilberg entertained at dinner, Oct. 15, in honor of her father's 65th birthday anniversary and also the birthday of an uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Long, Renwick, who were also guests at the dinner. Other guests included Mr. and Mrs. Frank Long and family, Humboldt. Mrs. Lois VottelerandDenise, visited Saturday afternoon at the Everett Withams. Mrs. Everett Witham attended the 50th ' wedding anniversary open house honoring Mr. and Mrs. Mart Elmore Sunday afternoon at the Good Hope Lutheran church parlors. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilberg and Dennis accompanied by their house guests, Mrs. Minda Lange and Dwane, Grundy Center, attended a family dinner at Fairmont hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bonnlcksen in observance of their 25th wedding anniversary. Following the dinner, the 45 guests, which included the immediate families of the Wil- bergs and the Bonnicksens, reassembled at the Bonnicksen home at Armstrong for an open house, attended by many relatives and friends. Delinquency Is Subject, Fenton T-C Meeting FENTON-The Town and Country Women's Club met Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Jack Gerhart with Mrs. Ted Jensen assisting hostess. There were 21 members present. Gerald Voigt showed a film on juvenile delinquency. Final plans were made for the Halloween party to be held Tuesday evening, Oct. 31 at 7p.m. at the Community Center. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Ornie Behrends, Lone Rock, visited Sunday afternoon at the Donald Hurlburt home. Mr. and Mrs. Richard McCarthy, Kelly and Kim, Harley, and Mrs. Charles Newel were Sunday dinner guests at the Lyle Newel home. Mr. and Mrs. Delond Votteler and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Ernest Votteler home. Word has been received here from Mr. and Mrs. James Jackson, former Sentral teachers, that they are the parents of a baby girl born Oct. 17. She weighed 7 lb., and 9 oz. and has been named Denise Jolene. The Goodwill truck will pickup at the Fenton Methodist Church, Monday, Oct. 30th. All clothing must be at the church by 9:30 a.m. Monday. Mrs. Nina Schwartz and Miss Edith Laage visited Saturday with Mrs. Karl Schwartz at Rockwell City. Monday evening dinner guests at the Ervin Borchardthome were Mr. and Mrs. JohnKerber, Fairmont; Mr. and Mrs. Lyndon Kerber, Mr. and Mrs. Winston Kerber, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Kerber, Emmetsburg; and Mr. and Mrs. Merle Kerwick, Seattle, Wash. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cody, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Berkland, and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Berkland attended the 450th Reformation banquet at Whittemore Sunday evening. Mrs. Rose Borchardt, Badger, visited Sunday at the Ervin and Virgil Borchardt homes. Mrs. Shirley Zumach and girls were Sunday dinner guests at the Melvin Berkland home. Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Kressin of Barney, No. Dak., spent the weekend at the Fred Jentz home. Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Kressin, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jentz and Mrs. Rose Krause were Saturday evening dinner guests at theWm. Meyer home, Algona. Mrs. Ed Banwart, Detroit, Is spending this week at the Herman Maahs home. Mrs. Banwart and Mrs. Maahs are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dugan, Davenport, were Saturday morning visitors at the Floyd Duncan home. The Helen circle of the Fenton Methodist Church met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Clarence Underwood. Mrs. Darrell Underwood and girls were guests. Mrs. Earl Lufkinhadthe program. The Phyliss circle of the Fenton Methodist Church met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Art Voigt with Mrs. Roelf Miller assisting. There were 13 members present. Mrs. Charles Lovejoy gave the lesson assisted by Mrs. Dennis Henriksen. 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