The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 19, 1967 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 19, 1967
Page 9
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tntersd as second class matter at the postoffiee at Algona. Iowa (5051J). Nov. I. 1932, under Act of Congress of March 3, 1879 ESTABLISHED 1865 VOl. 101 NO. 96 illgona Routes MM Hi •• •• Ml Bi •••••• •! Ml DEC. 21, 1967 • SECOND SECTION Couple Wed 50 Years Mr, and Mrs. William H. Helmke will be honored on their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house Saturday, Dec. 23, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran church at Renwlck. Hosts for the occasion will be their children, who include Mr. and Mrs. Norman Helmke, and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Easier of Renwick, Mr. and Mrs. Corwln Peer of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Oren Rininger of Schaller, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Helmke of Humboldt, and Mr. and Mrs. James W. Duffy of Mercer Island, Wash. No formal Invitations are being sent. All relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. FAMILY DINNER A family dinner was held Dec. 11 at Mr. and Mrs. William Fitzgerald's in honor of the birthday of Mr. Fitzgerald. Present were Mr. and Mrs. William Francis Fitzgerald, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Strayer, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Strayer and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Thilges and Julie. - o SON IS 13 Mickey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Anderson, celebrated his 13th birthday Dec. 9 at a slumber party. Guests were Steve Jones, John Plttman, Gene Chrischllles, J. C. Kaln and Jeff Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Anderson took the lads to the basketball game at Humboldt and served lunch to them upon their return home. - o - DAUGHTER TO WED Rev. Noland, pastor of the Methodist church, and his wife will be leaving early in January for Burlingame, Calif, to attend the wedding of their daughter, Beja Ann, to Gordon Bankord. During his absence, Rev. Frank Harcey of the Congregational church will be available for any pastorial assistance needed. - o CHRISTMAS PARTIES Mrs. Dewey Skilllng is enter- ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY LAST MINUTE GIFTS Last minute gifts got you down? Cheer up! Penney'* planned way ahead and we're stocked with fresh, new, advance spring things. Men's Towncraft Penn-Prest woven sport shirts Buttondown shirts with a linen look or regular collar corded shirts. Polyester/cotton. No ironingl Just wash and tumble dry. S-M-L-XL. For girl-gifting! Boxed, shirt, socks, and headband set '3 A pretty box — and inside o crisp Dacron® polyester/cotton Penn- Prest® shirt- stretch nylon headbands, sox of Orion® \crylic/ny- Ion! 7-14. Totable gifts with year 'round usefulness! 4.99 EACH 80 Better just reduced for holiday clearance ^^^^^i^^^^i^^^^^^ M to $10 Boys' SWEATERS pullover, bulky Men's Cardigan SWEATERS Boys' SUITS Reduced Men's All Weather TOPCOATS Penn-prest, zip liner. Our crush grain expanded vinyl totes are more than accessories . . . they're necessities. Everything fits in the roomy compartmentsl *+^*^ Women's COATS All Reduced to , Wool or Woolblend SKIRTS Every one in the store HO. I OPEN EVERY NIGHT 'TIL 9, NOW 'TIL CNRIStMAS! talnlng her card club Dec. 20. It is a Christmas meeting and there will be an exchange of gifts. Barbara Haggard will be hostess to her bridge dub Wednesday.* There will be an exchange of Christmas gifts. Mrs. Henry Furst entertained her club at a Christmas party with a gift exchange Dec. 5. Present were Mesdames Newton Hieter, Nettie Steven, William Geering, Karl Willason, Paul Richardson, Thea Sparks, Jess Lashbrook and Mildred Robinson. The Jolly Dozen club met at Sid's Cafe last week for dinner, after which they went to Ann Willrett's for an exchange of Christmas gifts. In attendance were Hattie Hieter, Rosella Cogley, Helen Putzstuck, Alice Steele, Camilla Engstrom, Amelia Engstrom, Betty Jane Engstrom, Lenora Adams, Edna Leigh, Hilda Meyer, Kate Schneider, Elvira Engstrom and Ann Willrett. - o BIRTHDAY CLUB Mrs. Elizabeth Post was hostess to her birthday club at a pot-luck dinner Friday. Present were Harriet Schmitt, Hazel Platt, Lillian Blumer, Millie Klamp, Rose Sigsbee, Nancy Morrall, Velma Gillespie and Polly McQuiston. - o 500 CLUB Mrs. Mary Cink entertained her 500 club last Wednesday. The club meets this Wednesday with Mrs. Rose Sabin. - o - DINNER GUESTS Mrs. Grace Jackman entertained at dinner Tuesday noon, having as guests Mr. and Mrs. August Slagle, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Granzow and Mrs. Chas. Patterson. It was an observance of the birthdays of Mr. Slagle and Mr. Granzow. - o - BRIDGE CLUB A bridge club of which Mrs. Robt. Williams is a member •met Wednesday for dinner at Charlie's. Following the dinner, they went to Mrs. William's for a gift exchange. - o - MEETING CHANGE The meeting of the Union Homemakers Club, originally slated to be held at Dorothy Vigdal's, will be held instead at Julia Taylor's at 1:30 p. m., Dec. 28. - o - HOSPITAL PARTY The Benedictine Sisters, who operate St. Ann hospital in Algona, were host to an employee Christmas dinner Dec. 12 for all hospital personnel. Seventy employees attended the dinner, at Johnson's restaurant. After a family-style dinner, which was served in a Christmas setting, the group joined in community 'singing to the accompaniment of Norbert Rezac with a guitar. Mr. Rezac is band master at Garrigan High in Algona. Father Cecil Friedmann, chaplain at St. Ann hospital, thanked the sisters in the name of the employees and commented that the future of St. Ann has never looked brighter. Sister M. Dolores, administrator, expressed gratitude to the hospital personnel for their loyalty and devotion to St. Ann. She commented on their fine community spirit and thanked them for their cooperation in making the recent transfer of ownership a smooth and efficient one. Ottosen Man's Hand Injured; Tailgate Fell OTTOSEN - Oliver Christianson had the skin stripped off the back of his-right hand in an accident on his farm Tuesday af- * ternoon. He was loading sows on a truck when the endgate dropped down on his hand. The skin was still attached on one side. The doctor placed the skin back again and he is not to use his hand for a week. Gordon Halsrud of Bode is taking care of the farm chores. Saturday, Mr. Christiansen was taken to Mercy Hospital, but he was released Monday. More Pledges New pledges are still being made to the St. Ann hospital improvement fund. The total amount pledged to date has reached $22,567.18. Anyone wishing to make a pledge or to pay on a pledge already made should contact the hospital. Fund At $500 Funds being raised for Jackie Roethler, seriously-injured 14- year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Roethler, Algona, have now reached $500, according to Mrs. Dick Buscher, who is in charge of the drive. Anyone wishing to donate may do so at The Security State Rink or by sending it to Mrs. Buscher, Algona. Old Medicare Medicare Is not so new. President John Adams, in 1798, approved a pre-pald plan "for the relief of sick and disabled seamen. Suppliers Six million people have jobs providing the machines, industrial goods and services farmers use. Tree Pickup Boy Scout Troop 70 will pick up Christmas trees Jan. G .it •1 p. m. Residents are asked to have their trees on curbs prior to that time. Algona Girl Scouts will have the burning of the green. One License One wedding license was issued tliis week by County Clerk Alma Pearson. It went to Maynard P. Nemitz and Joan L.Thilges, Dec. tthir •tills it tki rifht prlci «itk Indus ti lit ifirj VICTOR *Simple-To-Operate *1O Key A. Full Keyboard •Repeat Key • Total/Sub-Total Control Upper D«» Molne* Pub. Co. Ill E. Call St. Algona, Iowa NEIGHBORS GOOD KNOW TO AROUND THE TOWN& COUNTRY Meet Oz Froehlich Of Algona Our Country Neighbor this week Is Oscar (Oz) Froehlich, 24, who finds time, when not working 640 acres of farm land, to sell autos at Kossuth Motor Co. here during the winter months. Oz and his wife, the former Linda Lockwood of Lone Rock, live 5 1/2 miles east of Algona on McGregor Road. This year, he had 230 acres each of beans and corn and 32 acres of oats, with some land in the government program. He recently added a large machine shed at the place, and is a tenant for his mother, Mrs. Francis Froehlich, who lives nearby. A graduate of Garrigan High School, where he was a standout In athletics, his hobbies still lean toward sports. He plays some basketball and softball and enjoys hunting and fishing. His favorite crop is corn. The son of Mrs. Froehlich and the late Francis Froehlich, he was born here Sept. 5,1943. Be- sides all of his regular farm work, Oz is adept at doing much of the mechanical work on his farm equipment. His wife Linda is a native of the Lone Rock area. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. AUwin Lockwood, who farm south of Lone Rock. The Froehlichs are members of St. Benedict Catholic church and he is also a member of the Men's Club there. Linda's hobbies include softball, cooking, sewing and flowers. They met when her auto broke down and was towed to the local Chevrolet garage for repair sand they were married at St. Benedict June 24 this year. They have no children, but are expecting Oz has five brothers, Don, Sioux City, Lee, Tom, Jim and Bill, and six sisters, Bonnie, Judy, Linda, Margia, Robin and Janle. (UDM Newsfoto) Irons Heating & Plumbing "Completely Equipped To Serve You Completely". Plumbing - Heating Sheet Metal Cos or Oil Units Pumps Water Systems Complete Fixtures Phone 295-3640 ALGONA Algona Implement Co. Your Friendly International Harvester Dealer FARM EQUIPMENT MOTOR TRUCKS SALES & SERVICE Phone 295-3501 ALGONA INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER Your International Harvester dealer, ALGONA IMPLEMENT CO., pictured above is located at 1417 Commerical in the northeast part of Algona. The International Harvester line of farm equipment and motor trucks is supplemented with other equipment lines such as Farmhand and Mayrath as well as power lawn mowers, boat motors, lubricants of all kinds for tractors and machinery, and motors. "Service Is Our Most Important Product" is the slogan of the Hall brothers and that is why they carry one of the largest parts departments in northern Iowa. Their shop room is the finest and most ample in this area ... and housed in a fine modern concrete block structure. You'll find plenty of private parking and room for used machinery right at the front door or side door, you might say. The Hall brothers and the ALGONA IMPLEMENT crew invite you to stop in - anytime. ALGONA IMPLEMENT YOUR IHC DEALER Phone 295-3501 Algona Buscher Brothers Impl. Minneapolis Melin* — Mly-Ryan - Papec New Idea N>fm Machinery f Sales 9 Services • Friendly & Courteous Always N. Main St. Phone 295-3451 Ernie Williams John Deere Farm Machinery BOTH QUALITY & SERVICE Liocated east of Algona on highway 18. Phone 295-3561 ALGONA Joe Bradley Equipment South Hotel Algona Farm Machinery — Trucks — Tirei GEHL STANHOIST OLIVER CMC trucks FIRESTONE tires Phone

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