The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 13, 1968 · Page 7
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 13, 1968
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Clink Kicks Off '68 Crop Year 1200 Farmers Took In Six Hour Program Area farmers were treated to a real farm "show" in Algona last Thursday. The fifth annual corn and soybean Clinic attracted more than 1,200 farmers and gave a comprehensive look at many of the latest and most modern practices used in profitable production of corn and soybeans. The Clinic was held in the Garrigan High School auditorium, and set a new attendance record. Over 1,000 persons were served rapidly at the free noon luncheon. Farmers were told how to combat weeds, fight bugs, fertilize properly, select and plant good seed with modern equipment, harvest the crop and even the best ways to dry and store the grain. Leading off the program was a spokesman for Amchem who presented the whole story on controlling annual broadleaf weeds and grasses with Amiben. A humorous slide presentation entitled "More Jack From Your Beanstalk" pointed out that there is no shortcut to success in the soybean business. Next on the program was the DeKalb Agricultural Assoc. with the full story on developing and producing their constant flow of new and more productive seed corn varieties for all areas of the country. A 16-minute movie made certain that nothing was left out. Allis-Chalmers followed with another film in which a young farmer bought a new tractor at Mom's insistence, only to find "grandpa" had a hard time getting used to modern farm power. Rounding out the morning session was an excellent movie entitled "A Very Good Year", produced by Shell Chemical Co. Some of the scenes actually showed numerous kinds of insects attacking corn seed and seedlings. Smith-Douglass opened the afternoon program. The most stressed fertilization practice was the proper placement of fertilizer in the row. The story of minimum Ullage and narrow rows was thoroughly explored. Then came another movie, in which the narrator talked with Harry Young and Clyde Hight, on film. Mr. Hight had originally been slated for a personal appearance but serious illness of his wife forced cancellation of his tour with the Farm Show troup. The formal commercial program was brought to a professional climax by Behlen who had a complete story to tell in the area of crop drying and storage. The speaker pointed out how important certain engineering features are in protecting corn and soybeans and other grains held in storage. The panel discussion on the whole program drew a hearty question and answer session in conclusion. This was a most informative 6-hour short course and comments from those attending it were favorable all the way regardless of whether or not they were winners of the new shotgum or television set given away as door prizes, given at j/1* j'*'."*'• J ' : ^-*r.;*jr'f ** •* "-^ **?$*•*'': * *' .-'* '•> " *•* ^ ' ' " -. • •- 't •/Srf-* t ,*4& >#*«*.-. 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They are all living and are Matt, Stewartville, Minn.; Vincent, Adams, Minn.; Rosalia, Mrs. George Ama, Dexter, Minn.; Marcella, Mrs. Lawrence Recker, Alta Vista, la.; Frances, Mrs. Frances Godfredson, San Bernardino, Calif.; Susan, Mrs. Mike Arndorfer, St. Benedict; Kate, Mrs. Matt Bormann, Algona; and Marie, Mrs. Roman Thill, with whom Mr. Kellner makes his home. There are 44 grandchildren and 77 great-grandchildren. Mr. Kellner is a faithful member of St. Benedict's Catholic church and until this winter drove his own car to daily mass. He enjoys watching TV, especially news and farm programs, and visiting with relatives and fr.'ends to whom he can relate some interesting tales of long ago. Mr. Kellner is still very active and on Thursday attended the Corn-Soybean Clinic held in Algona. the start and close of the program. The crowd was the largest to date in the western area of the program. Henry Schroeder Services Held At Britt Funeral services were held at Britt for Henry Schroeder, 75. He died of a heart attack at his home last Tuesday night. Born May 12, 1892, in Germany, he came to this country in 1904. He was married Feb. 19, 1914 to Reka Korte at Woden. They farmed near Titonka, Buffalo Center, Garner and Britt, until retiring to Britt in 1954. Survivors are his wife; eight sons: Henry, Long Beach, Calif.; Frank, Tustin, Calif.; John and Alvin, Garner; Alfred, Anaheim, Calif.; Clarence, Cypress, Calif.; Raymond, Costa Mesa, Calif.; Emery, Britt; Edward, Minter City, Miss.; and Harland, Kent, Wash.; two daughters, Katherine Pannhoff, Buffalo, Minn., and Mrs. Robert (Ruby) Walters, La Habra, Calif.; 37 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Lone Rock, Fenton Girls Honored LONE ROCK - Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schadendorf of Lone Rock and Mr. and Mrs. George Mienke of Fenton attended a convocation and reception honoring members of the Honor Society and Dean's List on Sunday, Feb. 4atEsther- ville Junior College. The daughters, Mary Mienke and Kathryn Schadendorf became temporary members of the Honor Society. A grade average of 3.5 is required for this honor and upon maintaining this average or better for three semesters, they will be placed in the permanent Honor Society. Mary averaged 3.7 and Kathryn 3.8 for the first semester. This places them on the Dean's List, also. A reception was held and served by the college "Y" in the high school cafeteria. Kathryn Schadendorf presided at the punch bowl. Both Mary and Kathryn are members of the college "Y" and both girls have pledged Delta Psi Omega (Drama Society). ST. JOE Mr. and Mrs. Hubert O'Brien and Sandy, Mrs. Patricia Hackney, Debbie and Rhonda and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Lemkee were guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hejlik and family, Emmetsburg. The occasion was an observance of the baptism of Denise Marie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hejlik, with Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hejlik as sponsors. Denise Marie was born Jan. 15 and has a brother, Craig. Mrs. Cecelia Reilly, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Reilly and Mr. and Mrs. John Reilly, Alice and Virginia, Janesville, Wise., attended the funeral of Milford Plathe and also visited relatives. Barbara Plathe, Des Moines, attended the funeral services for Milford Plathe and is visiting with relatives. Mrs. Cecelia Reilly and Miss Plathe are sisters and aunts of Milford Plathe. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Zeimet, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Zeimet, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zeimet and Mr. and Mrs. George Wagner attended funeral services atTracy, Minn., Friday for James Edward Stefanick, 19, an auto accident fatality. He was a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. George Krucher of Tracy, formerly from here. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zeimet were great-uncle and great-aunt. Hurt In Fall Bob Carney, well-known Algo- nan, was injured Wednesday evening in a fall at his home. He was taken to a local doctor and to Mason City the following day where surgery was performed to remove pieces of shattered bone from an elbow. He is now at home recuperating. Hold Farmer Days Here Joe Bradley Firestone is celebrating its annual Farmer Days Thursday and Friday, Feb. 15 and 16 at the Aigona firm. Free refreshments and souvenirs are provided during the event. Featured attraction is a free pickup truck to be given away. Complete details are advertised In this issue of the Upper Des Moines. Moose Pot Luck A Valentine pot-luck evening was enjoyed by members of the Algona Moose Lodge, Saturday, at the clubrooms here. E. L. Garbett and Francis Bunting were in charge of arrangements. Newspaper advertising occupies top position in the minds of successful retailers because it is so important to their business. Valentine's Day Is Wednesday! mv iS *vjft> J*JHW *-*w^ %®r % * ^t &» Remember her with a gift of Whitman's Chocolates, candies or a sentimental little gift. Stop in for last minute gift suggestions at Thuente's. THUENTE PHARMACY AIGONA ^ -*• ^ AA* A A. 4k^h

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