The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 25, 1968 · Page 15
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 25, 1968
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4-AlQene (la.) Upper D*t Meinftt Thursday, Jan. 25, 1968 Fenlon Youth Tops Field In Dental Exam Dennis Alan Dahl, a transfer student from Estherville Community College, has taken the top honor in his class for performance on the Dental Admission Test at the University of I Iowa. Dahl, born in Fairmont and | raised in Fenton, earned a 4- point average in | his pre-dental course at Estherville. While! attending community college he served as class representative in the student senate and was made a member of the Iowa Junior College Honor Society. In high school his extracurricular activities included chorus, baseball and speech, including the winning of a speech contest which gained him an all- expense paid trip to Washington D.C. For the 1967-68 school year he has been awarded the Beck tuition scholarship which gives an award of $350 per year. Looking to the future, this lanky six-foot five-inch youth is considering orthodontics. When aske,d if he would like to eventually become a professor and teach dentistry, he smiled and replied, "This is something I haven't ruled-out." With a medical dictionary on a chair, papers on his desk, a large sectional view of the head posted above a bookcase holding large models of teeth, it is obvious this student is deeply interested in his field. The transition from Estherville Community College to University Dental School has been made with little difficulty, and a future career in the dental field seems highly appropriate. - o Sunday afternoon visitors at the home of Mrs. R. F. Laabs were Mr. and Mrs. George Meinke and Mary, Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Laabs and Fern, Clifford Bishop, Laurens, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Haase and Tina Marie, Algona, and Mrs. Fred Mortensen and Kathy. Sunday afternoon guests at the Bennie Berkland home were Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Henricksen and family, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Mueller and boys, Mrs. Harold Elmers and Mrs. Gus Krause. Sunday evening visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Emil Bierstedt. Weekend guests at the Fred Mortensen home who came to attend the funeral of Mrs. Pete (Laura) Mortensen, at Granada, Minn., Saturday, w.ere Mrs. Caroline Pope, Moline, HI., Mrs. Ed Malone, Rock Island, Martin Mortensen, Milan, HI., Mrs. Russel Geronsin, Clinton, and Ronald Mortensen, Millard, Nebr. Mr. and Mrs. Lyndon Kerber and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jansma and Grant, Spirit Lake, visited Sunday afternoon at the Harold Feye home, Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Finnestad visited Friday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. John Geitzenauer at Holy Family hospital, Estherville. Mr. and Mrs. RoyChrischilles entertained a group at cards Thursday evening. Prizes went to Mrs. Rex Wolfe, Mrs. Hans Baago, Rex Wolfe and Marold Schlei. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sunde, Linda and Roger, Pvt. James Sunde and Patricia Binder, Spencer, were a week ago Saturday guests at the Jim Peterson home at Minneapolis. Jim Sunde left by plane Sunday for New York City and on Monday flew from New York to Germany. Mr. and Mrs. Marold Schlei and Steven, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schlei, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Bllsborough and Claude, Mrs. H. Harms and Arlo Zwiefel were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Helena Zwiefel, Tltonka. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Halverson and Clyde Gilbaugh, Sr. called on Mrs. Ruth Carlson Sunday afternoon at the Fairmont Community hospital. They also visited in the Clyde Gilbaugh, Jr. home at Fairmont. Mrs. John Gietzenauer will observe her birthday, Saturday, Jan. 27. Her address is Holy .Family hospital, Estherville, la. Mrs. Melvin Berkland, Mrs. Dale Voigt, Kent and Joel and Mrs. Shirley Zumach were Saturday afternoon guests at the Wm, DeWall home for the DeWall's anniversary. The Fenton Forwards 4-H Club met Monday evening, Jan. 8, at the JliQUie of Donna and Barbara Baxter. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bier* itedj, fir. were Sunday dinner pests at the Darrell Dreyer home. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bierstedt, Jr. and family, Estherville. dub Meetings Numerous In Fenton Area FENTON - The Fenton Woman's Club met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Edward Meyers with Mrs. Olaf Norland assisting hostess. Fifteen members answered roll call. Mrs. Lawrence Newbrough was a guest. Gene Gardner, guidance counselor at Sentral Community School gave a talk. Due to illness the Friendly Neighbors Club met Jan. 11 at the home of Mrs. Herschel Hartman with Mrs. Arlo Ranney assisting hostess. Thirteen members answered roll call by telling their middle names. Mrs. Wm. Raab was a guest. Lizzie Meyer gave a reading. Hilda Zumach and Lizzie Meyer conducted games. The Fenton Legion Auxiliary met Saturday, Jan. 13, at the home of Mrs. John Waite. Mrs. Arlo Hansen joined the Auxiliary. A donation of $2.50 was sent to the Clarinda Mental Hospital. The Auxiliary made plans to pack cookies at the next meeting and send them to Woodward. The meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Elmer Grienert. Mrs. Paul Eigler was hostess to the U-Deal-Em bridge club Tuesday afternoon. Prizes were won by Mrs. Amos Finnestad, Mrs. Charles Feye and Mrs. Ida Dreyer. Guest players were Mrs. Fred Jentz, Mrs. E. W. Ruske and Mrs. Tony Kahler. 70 Sunday Papers Are Destroyed FENTON - It was reported to authorities that vandals had destroyed and scattered 70 Sunday papers, sometime between 2 and 6 o'clock Sunday morning. Installation By Seneca 4-H Stars SENECA - New officers were installed at the meeting of the Seneca Stars 4-H Club Saturday afternoon at the Robert Fortney home. New officers installed included Linda Sue Kracht, president; Anna Menz, vice-president; Barbara Andre, secretary; and Ann Fortney, historian. Carrie Bergum was installed as treasurer. Other officers for 1968 include Rose Mary Fortney as reporter and Becky Jensen as photographer. Reports were given on the recent County Officers' Training School by Linda Kracht, Ann Fortney, Anna Menz and Barbara Andre. Rose Mary Fortney and Carrie Bergum demonstrated how to make muffins. Sheryl Breese gave a talk on "The Importance of Measuring Accurately.'' Linda Kracht led a discussion on "Tips on Talks and Demonstrations." Mrs. Kenneth Andre was the visiting mother. Ledyard Folks In And Out Of Hospitals LEDYARD - Mrs. Chris Gelhaus was released from Holy Family Hospital in Estherville on Friday. Maurice Keil was admitted to the Buffalo Center hospital on Sunday and Herman Donhardt to the Blue Earth hospital on Saturday. Kenneth Menke is also a patient at Holy Family Hospital. - o - Mrs. Ella McDonald entertained Father Mervin Hood, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Black, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Gelhaus and Mr. and Mrs. Milton Jorgensen at dinner on Saturday. The dinner was for Mr. Black who will be observing a birthday on Jan. 22. Mrs. Martha Schroeder and Mrs. Zilphy Hardt visited Mrs. Schroeder's sister-in-law, Mrs. Ella Helmke, who is a patient at Holy Family Hospital in Estherville on Thursday. They also visited other patients there from Ledyard. Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Engelby, Austin, Minn., visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Doocy Sunday and also called at the Blue Earth hospital where his mother, Mrs. Ida Engelby is a patient since breaking her hip three weeks ago. Mrs. J. F. Sullivan, Patrick and Jeremiah returned home Thursday after spending two weeks in the southwestern states. They visited the William Wiemers at Sun City, Ariz, and other relatives in Phoenix, Ariz. Annual Election Held By Seneca Blakjer Church SENECA-The Blakjer congregation held its annual meeting Tuesday, Jan. 16 at the Blakjer Lutheran Church. Henry Looft had charge of the business meeting. Reports were given by the secretary, Ted Jensen and the treasurer, Martin Wilberg. The following officers were elected for 1968: Chairman, Henry Looft; Vice- chairman, Raymond Bergum; Secretary, Ted Jensen; Treasurer, Martin Wilberg; Trustee for a three-year term, Amy Cherland; Deacon for a three- year term, Melvin Bratrud; Board of Education, Elmer Krause; Bible Camp representative, Melvin Bratrud; Auditors, David Looft and Henry Wilberg; Sexton, Henry Looft; District Convention Delegate, Olaf Oftedahl; alternate, Melvin Bratrud; Waldorf College corporation delegates, E. J. Cherland and Larry Johannesen; David Looft, alternate; care of communion set, Cena Looft. The group also voted to have two mission services, spring and fall, as in past years. - o - HOSTS TO HUSBANDS The Seneca Thursday club held their annual guest party with husbands of the members as special guests Thursday evening at the Lone Rock Legion hall. Cards were played at nine tables with high prizes won by Mrs. Clarence Weis and Reuben Johnson, and low prizes by Mrs. Ted Jensen and Larry Johannesen. - o Mr. and Mrs. Fred Johannesen attended the funeral of an uncle, Morris Finnestad Thursday afternoon at St. John's Lutheran Church, Depew. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Johannesen, Mr. and Mrs. John Johannesen, Mrs. Edna Johannesen and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Looft attended the wedding and reception of their great-nephew, Ronald Presthus and Sandra Haag, solemnized Saturday evening at First Baptist Church at Algona. Audrey Bergum, daughter of the Art Bergums, will be graduating Jan. 26 from Mankato Commercial College as a medical secretary. She has accepted a position as a medical secretary at the Medical Arts Center, Mason City, effective Feb. 1. Mesdames John Johannesen, Edna Johannesen and Henry Looft attended a bridal shower at the Lutheran church at Burt last Monday night honoring Miss Sandra Haag of Algona, bride-elect of Ronald Presthus, rural Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Krause accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Otis England of Ringsted drove to LaCrosse, Wise, last Saturday and brought Hollie Krause home for the semester break. Enroute home they were supper guests at the Herbie Krause home at Mason City. Several Senecans were a part of the installation ceremony at Emmet Lodge of Masons and Emmet Chapter of Eastern Star held Saturday evening, Jan. 6, at the Masonic Lodge at Armstrong. Cecil Baldwin was installed as senior warden of the Masonic Lodge. Helen Baldwin was installed as treasurer of the Eastern Star; Madeline England as Adah; and Lyle England as sen- tinal. Cecil Bailey who has been a patient at the Palo Alto Memorial Hospital at Emmetsburg for some time was released the latter part of last week and is now convalescing at his home at Seneca. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Andre attended the funeral of an aunt, Mrs. Jesse Andreasen of Wallingford Saturday afternoon at the Wallingford Lutheran church. Rev. Glaser officiated at the service. Blakjer Luther Leaguers held their election of officers Sunday evening at the church basement. New officers include Rickie Johannesen, president; Steve Cherland, vice-president; Marilyn Cherland, secretary; and Edward Bergum, treasurer. Carrie, Cathy and Tom Bergum were hosts. Blakjer Lutheran church women began their study of Psalms when they met for their January meeting Thursday afternoon at the church parlors. The new study, "God Speaks to me in the Psalms," was introduced by Mrs. Henry Looft. Mrs. Art Bergum had charge of the program. Mesdames Henrietta Thompson and Fred Johannesen were hostesses. Mr. and Mrs. John Petticord of Emmetsburg and Mr. and Mrs. Jim St. John and daughter of Algona were Sunday afternoon and supper guests of the Wm. Petti- cords. Joining them for the afternoon were Mr. Ernie Krough and family and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Barrick all of Emmetsburg. Mrs. Eugene Larsen and children spent Sunday afternoon visiting her mother, Mrs. Meta Gifford at Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Witham visited recently at the Alfred Richardson home at Elmore. Mrs. Richardson had just been brought home after being hospitalized at the Blue Earth hospital recuperating from a broken hip. Mike Larsen, son of the Eugene Larsens, who is in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in Germany, has been promoted to Specialist 4th class. His unit expects to be returned to the states in midsummer. Lowell Mueller who is attending Mankato Commercial College spent the weekend with his parents, the Roy Muellers. Audrey Bergum accompanied him home and spent the weekend with her parents, the Art Bergums. Plow Driver Charged After Monday Crash A Swea City man, George R. Elliott, 43, an employee of the state highway commission, was charged with a starting a parked vehicle violation as the result of a mishap north of Bancroft on highway 169 at 9:15 a. m. Monday. The truck he was driving, which had a snow plow mounted on it, collided with a car driven by Vernon D. Richardson, 36, also of Swea City. The auto was headed south and the state truck was turning around when the collision occurred. Damage to the auto was estimated at $700b> Highway Patrolman Tom Cogdall who investigated. There was no damage to the truck. A minor mishap at the exit only driveway north of the post office here at 4:10 p. m. Monday resulted in an estimated $155 damage to an auto owned by Edward C. Skilling, 45, Algona. His auto and another driven by Valora M. Feaster, 18, Algona, collided. There was no damage to the Feaster vehicle. City police investigated. 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TOVVN& COUNTRY i 1 I Meet Dick Simpson, Hobarton Our Country Neighbor this week is Dick Simpson, 41, life- long resident of this area, who has farmed in the Hobarton vicinity since 1958; Dick, who craves the action at stock car races (he's pit manager for a couple of tracks), farms 450 acres, with 150 acres of corn and 190 acres of beans. He also has 50 acres of pasture and 20 acres of hay land. He raises grade Hereford beef cattle for market and usually has , at least 20 of them around the place. A member of the Farm Bureau and Methodist church, he likes to fish, but hasn't had the chance to do much of it in recent years. His favorite job around the farm is combining beans. Dick is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Simpson. He was born in 1926 when the family lived near Whittemore and is a lifelong resident of Kossuth county. He has a brother, John, in this area and three sisters, Mrs. Richard Arend of Whittemore, Mrs. William Baudler of Austin, Minn., and Mrs. Harold Dutton in Texas. Mrs. Simpson is the former Dorothy Patton. She was born in Nebraska, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Patton. Her father is deceased and her mother lives in Algona. She and Dick were married in 1950 in Algona. They met at a birthday party. She is a member of the Methodist church and racing is in her blood, too. She's employed at Kossuth Speedways during the season each year. Needlework is her hobby, besides taking care of the couple's six children, Jane, 16, and the five boys, Jerry, 15, Les, 14, Charles, 12, Dean, 8, and Roger, 5. Jerry and Les are very active in wrestling at Algona High School. (UDM Polaroid Photo) Irons Heating & Plumbing "Completely Equipped To Serve You Completely" Plumbing - Henllng Sheet Metal Gas 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 Joe Bradley Equipment, pictured above, is your complete headquarters for farm machin-* «••/, Firestone passenger, truck and tractor tires, farm and commerical truck and machinery repair, plus many top lines, such as Gehl, Firestone, Oliver, CMC, Stanhoist and others. The firm is located just south of the Algona Hotel, where you will find a complete up-to- date machinery and truck repair shop. A new building has been completed as well as many other improvements made. You will find them ready to service any and all of the equipment sold and friendly service is always found. Buscher Brothers Impl, Minneapolis Moline - Kelly-Ryan - Papec New Idea Farm Machinery f Sales 9 Services f Friendly & Courteous Always N. Main St. Phone 295-3451 Ernie Williams John Deere Farm Machinery BOTH QUALITY & SERVICE Located east of Algona on highway 10. Phone 295-3561 ALGONA Joe Bradley Equipment South Hotel Algona Farm Machinery — Truck* — Tirei GEHL STANHOIST OUVER CMC trucks FIRESTONE tires Phone m-mi ALGONA

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