The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 6, 1961 · Page 25
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 6, 1961
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July 1961 Town Budget Up, Sentral School Budget To Drop The Fenton town budget, to be presented for ap-°—Algona (la.) Upper Des Molne* proval in the near future at a public hearing at which taxpayers are welcome, is a proposed increase of slightly over $3,000 for the next fiscal year, The Sentral school budget, also ready for public hearing in the near future, is about $1,000 . less for the next fiscal year than for this year, however. Closing of the Soneca school accounts for the lowered budget, school officials said. The Sentral school budget will be found elsewhere on the Fenton Reporter page today. Thi town budget is expected to bi ready for publication next week. The proposed school budget is for $298,000. The public hearing has been set for Monday, July 24, at the high school. •Roger Osborn of Fenlon was, re-ek-cted as secretary of the board. Opening date for the Sen ti-al schools was set for Aug. 3( for .full classes. The: Fenton council adoptee, the next year's budget at ; meeting Monday, July 3. Tola proposed expenditures for the coming year were set at $23,350 with income other than taxation estimated at $9,260. The balance of $14,090 must be raised by taxes. While the 19G1-I962 budget is higher than the 1960-1961 budget; it was pointed out that the latter budget had dropped $6,000 from the 1959-1960 budget. When the town budge.t notice is published it will show the break-flown of proposed expenditures in various departments and how they compare with preceding years. Thursday, July 13,\1961 Fumes Ignite, Fire Doused, Stoeber Hd we. Fenion — While a portable gasoline stove was beiri? "repair ed in the Stoeber Hardware re pair department at the rear o' the building last Friday noon, fumes in the tank ignite' from a hot soldering iron tha was several feet away and caus i'd a flash fire. Ray Stoeber, who was work ing on the small unit, was sin..ed on the arms and rlotl'm? with resulting blisters whict caused him considerable disco:'' 1 to"* for sfverpl days. Wilfred Stoebsr, who was nea the repair department at Itv time, grabbed a handy fire ex l.nyuisner jiid doused the flames which had ignited some papers and oily rags nearby. There was no particular damage, other ihan Ray's blisters. The fire wa;- oul in 30 seconds with the aid of the extinguisher. WSCS Meeting The Fenton Methodist Women's Society of Christian Ser vice met Thursday afternoon July C. Mrs. Fred Mortensor. had the devotions and Mrs. Dale Voigt the lesson. The Society is honoring all the ladies birthdays in the church with a special invitation in their birthday month. The July birthday ladies present were Mrs. Derwood Voigt and Mrs. Fred Mortenson. Tin others invited but not present were Mrs. Duane Widdel, Mrs Clarence Underwood, Mrs. Bob Schutt, Mrs. Axel Petursen and Mrs. John Light. Hostesses were Mrs. Jack Gerhart, Mrs. Warren Jones ana Mrs. Clayton Ditsworth. Si. John's Aid The St. John's Lutheran Ladies Aid met last Thursday afternoon. Rev. W. H. Friedrich led the devotions and the topic "A Heart That Reaches Out and Loves". Mrs. Dennis Long is now a new Aid member. Visitors were Mrs. Ernest Vottler and Mrs. Ladell Olson and Jade of Minneapolis. Mrs. Will Eimers Mrs. Norman Finnestad and Mrs. Amos Finnestad were the hostesses. The St. John's Walther League met at the church last Thursday- night with John Jenz as host. Rev- W. H. Friedrich led the devotions -and the Civil Defense. discussion on Youth Fellowship The Fenton Methodist Youth Fellowship met "last Thursday night. Rev. H. A. Walker led tht devotions and Don Yager presented the lesson. The business meeting was in part a further discussion of the work the MYS wants, to get money for the trip they plan to take in the summer of 1964. They hope to raise enough money by then for the entire group to go to NewYork City and Washington D. C. The group got their project underway this week with a job ox guest of her grandparents. pulling cockle burs out of corn. The Fenton MYF had a picnic at Pike's Point at Okaboji June 29. After the- picnic they went to Arnold's Park to the Amusement park. Dr. and Mrs. H. A. Gessler and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Cralrt and daughter Judy of MinnVille, Tenn. visited Saturday afternoon with Mrs. Ella Waite. Dr. Gessler worked for the late Dr, J. T. Waite in 1920 and this is the first time he has been back to visit. ' Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Waiie entertained Sunday in honor o.- Tamara Jean's first birthday The dinner guests were Dr. and Mrs. John Waite and' girls, Mrs Ella Waite, Mr. and Mrs, Louit Householder and daughter Victie, John Wegener and Fred Heiden. Tim BassMi is visiting this week in the Raymond S'oebor home. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sieine. Mr. and Mrs. Harlen Eimers and family and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Mansager 'and family were Friday night picnic, guests in the Raymond Stoeber home. Mr. and Mrs. George Murphy and family, Mr. and Mrs. PauJ Eigler and Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod enjoyed a patio breakfast Sunday morning at the Raymond Stoeber home. Little Jade Ladell Olson was baptised Sunday at St. John's Lutheran church in Fenton. Sponsors were Mrs. Dennis Long and Harpld Eimers. His maternal grandmother Mrs. Helena Jenz had a baptismal dinner Those present were the baby'; parents Mr. and Mrs. Ladell Olson, Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs Paul Olson, and Larry Lynn Blue Earth, Mr. and Mrs. Larrj Holding and family Burt, Nancy ijeilenield, Algona, Mr. and Mrs Dennis Long and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Eimers and family Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Flint and girls and Rev. and Mrs. W. H .'•i.edrich and. Robert, Friedrich A picnic dinner wis held i' he Ernest Mueller home Sunday, July 2 in honor oi' Mr. ant ...s. Luwienue Mueller and fair. ] y of Scottsdale, Arizona. Thosi .ese-nl weie Mrs. Duella Cody .Ir. and Mts. Harvey Nelson am ,oys,. Mr, and Mrs. Paul Ne' .on and Kim, Mr. and Mrs. Dav '•i Gunderson of Sioux Falu South Dakota, Mrs. Lulu KnUt- son, Eitherville, Mrs. Blanche Sjostiom, Minneapolis, Mr. ann ivlrs. Luwrence Mueller ancl fani i!y Scottsdale, Arizona, Mf. anc 1 Mrs. Melvin Pompe and iUmil> Mr. and Mrs. Karlan Muellei and boys and Mr. and Mrs. Mar an Wegener and family, A picnic dinner was held Sunday, July 9 in the Ernesi Mueller home. Those attending wei<- Mr. Alfred Woker, Tacotru Washington, Mr. and Mrs. Her man Bunkofske, Corydon, Mrs Lousia Krueger, Fairmont, Mi* Lawrence Mueller and family Scottsdale, Ariz., Mr. and Mrs Glenn Hoppee, Truman, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Biersted' Whittemore, Mrs. Rose Wolte- and Elma, Mr. and Mrs. Johr Groen and family, Mr. and Mrs Melvin Hagg and Everett Vig dal, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Walker and family and Mr and Mrs. Raymond Vig- dal all of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Mueller and family, Mr. and Mrs. Marlen Wegener anc< family, Mr, and Mrs. Melvin Pompe and family and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wolter and family. Dinner guests in the Merle Voigt home June 28 were Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hantelman, Mr. and Mrs. Burnett Heine and family and Mr. and Mrs. Gerhart Hantelman. The party was in honor of the Gerhart Hantel- mans wedding anniversary. Sunday, July 'i, M r and Mrs Jack Gerhart c.'-id xamily. Mr r-nd Mrs. Arlo Ranney and Mrs. Emma Reimers weie guests ir the Bill Reimers ..c.ri at Spen cer. Mr. and Mrs. oylven Chris tofferson and i'amily of Denver were also there. Mr, and Mrs, John Munch anc- Mr. and Mrs. Charles Osborn had a surprise fifteenth weddinf anniversary party for the Milton Madisons, rural Lone Rock, July 6. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hainzinger entertained at a potluck picnic at their home on the fourth of July. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Jerry WaiU' and Tammy, Mr. and Mrs. Den nis Long and family, Mr. anc 1 Mrs. Larry Gade and family, Mr and Mrs. Dennis Zumach anr family, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Po tratz and family and Mr. anr Mrs. Don Syndergard. M;. and Mrs. Ward Ruske and Renee visited Sunday in the E W. Ruske home. Mr. and Mrs Ward Ruske are spending thc- week vacationing at The Inn 'at Okaboji while little,Renee is a Fenlon Bank ToHave2Sth Anniversary FeHlon — July IS will mark the Silver Anniversary of the opening of the Fen-' ton branch office of the First Trust & Savings Bank. Gerald Voigl, local manager, invites the public to drop in this 'weekend for a souvenir gift on the Silver Anniversary. ' Elsewhere on today's Feh- ion Reporter page is a comparison of the bank's statement in 1936, and the most .recent, official bank Statement published in 1361. Twenty-five years have made a considerabla difference. Publlthed By Th» Upper DM Molntt Publishing Co., Atgona, Iowa MRS. JANICE STUCKI New« Editor You Name And They Married At Fenton Fenton — Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hantelman do not believe in putting all their eggs in or.e basket. Or to say it another way they do not believe in patronizing only one means of transportation. ,Thcy left last week for a trip that took them by car to Man- kalo, by plane to Port Arthur Canada; by ship to the SaUlt St Marie locks'where they left tho ship and took a train round trip into the Canadian wilderness Then they went to Mackinaw Island where the only transportation is by horse and buggy, ana from there they were to' drive back to Mankato with Martin'f brother, Hilbert, who had beer attending an insurance t convention on the island. They are due home this week by car, plane, ship, train o' maybe submarine! Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lisle- visited in the G. W. Hackney home at Majon City on Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Peter N. Hanss;Ringsted, Darla, Jim, Tim anr Tom Pefferman of GrinncT were Sunday visitors in the Arnold Hansen home to helo Randr celebrate her birthday. Sveninf' callers .were Mr.; and Mrs. Jo- Pefferman, Grinnc:!! and Msr> Lou Feffernwn. Sioux, C : tv. William (Bill) Stoeber, Rock Island. Illinois visited in the Wilfred Stoeber home Friday afternoon. Hi is vacationing with his parents the 'Oliver Stoebers in Spirit Lake this week. . Mrr. l-=>von Ste'.nberaer, he/ sons and Danny and Keith Askeland, Estherville, have returned home from a six day vacation at Okoboji. July oth the Fenton Progress- ors 4-H Club met at the home of Dennis Newel with sixteen members present and a visitor Dennis Theesfield. Plans for the County Fair were made. Following the meeting Mrs. Newel served lunch. Fourth. of July guests at the Dale Voigt home were Mr. anc Mrs. Art Voigt, Mr. and Mrs Dale Weisbrod -and Nadine, Mr and Mrs. Garry Bleckwenn, Mr. and Mrs. Derwood Voigt ano family; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Luf kin and family, Mr. and Mrs Clarence Underwood" 1 arid Mr and Mrs. Richard Underwoot- and family. ELECTRIC Sylvia Gertrude • Antonson daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Antonson, Minneapolis, became the bride of Gerald Wayne Cody, son of Mrs Duella Cody and the late Amel Cody, Fenton, July 1 at 7:30i p.m. in St. John's Lutheran church, Depew. Rev. Oliver Johnson officiated at the double ring ceremony. The bride's attendants were Mrs. Kenneth Colman, matron of.honor, and .Mrs. Palmer Anr tonsort and Mrs. Carrol Antonson, bridesmaids. The bridegroom Was attended by R. David Gunderson, bes, man, and William Knudson and Harvey Nelson, groomsmen. Ushers were' Virgil and Howard Finnestad. A reception was held following the ceremony in the church parlors for 250 guests. The bride has been employee! in Minneapolis. The bridegroom attended Augustana Academy at Canton, S. D. Fallowing o trip to Lake Louise. Canada, the couple will live on a- fnfrm near Fenton. (Kirkham Studio Phpto — UDM Engraving) Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Stoeber and Wayne returned home Wednesday, July 5 from a three week trip to Mesa, Arizona and Boulder, Colorado. They visited at Mesa with Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Stoeber and Mrs. J. W. Smith and boys Sacramento, California and at Boulder with Mrs. Stoeber's niece and family, the Alvin Nelsons. Mrs. W. E. Stoeber returned with them to Denver to visit her son and his wife the Gerald Grahams while Mrs. Smith remained in Mesa with her father. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Farmer of Ottumwa visited from Sunday until Wednesday of last week in the Rnlph We'sbrod home. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Arboeast had a picnic at their farm home on the 4th of Julv. Those enjoying the day with them were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Schmitt and family of Irvington. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Huskamp and Trudy, Mrs. Olga Huskamp. Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Hansen Mr. and Mrs. Norman Larsen and Mary Lou and Mr. and Mrs Robert Huskamp and family. Potluck picnic guests at the John Munch home on the 4th of July were ( Mr. and Mrs. E. C Weisbrod, Otto Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Madison and family rural Lone Rock and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Osborn, Seneca. Mrs. M. Rosburg of Braham Minn., visited a few days last week with the Ed Bruhns. Mrs Rosburg is Mr. Bruhn's sister. Fourth of July guests in the William Hantelman home were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bruhn and Mrs M. Rosburg. $208,000 School Budget Adopted At Swea City The school board at Swea City has adopted a budget of $208,000 for the school year of 1901-1962. The previous year's budget was $190,800. The increase of $17,200 is due to one additional elementary teacher, increases in teachers' salaries, and purchase of science materials and industrial arts equipment, including a metal lathe. More tuition students from surrounding areas are anticipate ed for next fall. The board has had several ap.^ plications for the position ot band instructor to replace Harry Neisor who resigned. The resignation of Mel Krumm as secretary of the board was accepted. He has been secretary for 14 years. FISH Leff Holmstrom of Dayton recently caught a 7Vi pound walleye while trolling near the middle of Big Spirit Lake. THOMAS FUNERAL CHAPEL Fenton, Iowa Experienced Embalmers and Funeral Directors Ambulance Service Reliable 24 Hour Funeral May Be Referred To Us With Confidence Phones FENTON 23 RIN6STED 21001 21006 202U FENTON BUSINESS and PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY GERALD VOIGT INSURANCE FENTON, IA. THE FRIENDLY TAVERN Invites You To Fenton WEISBROD Implement Company JOHN DEERE, NEW IDEA and GEHL EQUIPMENT Bus. Phone 3 Res. Phone 60 HANTELMAN BUILDING SERVICE For Building - Remodeling PHONE 125 or 17 Dr. E. W. Ruske DENTIST Office Phone 79 Residence 25 Fenton, Iowa The Fenton REPORTER Is The Only Publication Printed That Takes An Interest In Fenionl LLOYD M. BERKLAND Licensed Real Estate Broker and Farm Loans And Auction Service Phone 233 Fenton, Iowa I I If I M O LI VI llU! ••• W • I 1 %A • " out of the sweltering heat of summerdavsand n '8 hts •-« fresh a breeze from a mountain peakl You relax , . . enjoy sleeping, eating, working, pfay. Ing ... with a modern electric air conditioner at work. It circulates, dehumidifies, filters out air-borne, Impurities, makes the atmosphere refreshing, cool, healthful. Get yourWameless electrig air conditioner now! C«ti only ,^^'t « diy. IOWA ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER CO. « From the FENTON REPORT- TER issue of Thursday, July 16, 1936. Today, Wednesday, July 15, 1936, 1-pck of banking facilities, considered by moat people the owly important drawback in Fenton, was wiped out with 'the opening of a branch office of the First Trust & Savings Bank of Armstrong. . . . The Armstrong First Trust & Savings Bank lists capital stock of 825,000, suroluis and undivided profits of nearly $12.000 and total deposits of more than $271,000 . . . Officers of the institution p"° C. I. Smith, president: John F. O'Neill, cashier, and J. A. G. Smith, manager of the Fenton office. All depositors are insured up to $5,000 by the Federal Deposit Insurance Coroo''ation (Note: th° insurance today is $10,000). Korl F. Schwartz, editor of THE FFNTON REPORTER, editorialized This week a new bank opens in Fenton - the one asset the town has been lacking for several years . . . yes, the new bank will be a decided asset, and a prosperous institution if it receives support . . . we feel, the new bank is here to stay - make no mistake ibout that. GIFTS We Invite You To Drop In This Saturday for A Free Silver Anniversary Gift, at the Fenton Bank Office. John F. O'Neill, President Of Community . . . then . . . and now! ASSETS ' Statement June 30, 1936 Cash and Due from Banks $155,787.95 U. S. Bond & Securities Municipal Bonds & Securities Loans & Discounts Banking House & Equipment Overdrafts Other Assets 37,006-56 111,643.21 5,000.00 31.10 111.30 Statement June 30, 1961 $ 437,171.85 795,769.66 54,998.98 1,821,284.06 8,292.67 Total Assets $309,580.12 $3,117,517.22 LIABILITIES Capital Stock $ 25,000.00 $100,000.00 Surplus 11,883.70 100,000.00 Dividend Declared 1,000.00 Undivided Profit 208,936.58 Dividends Payable 6,000.00 Deposits . 271,696.42 2,702,580.64 Total Liabilities James M. O'N'.-ill. Cashier $309,580-12 $3,117,517.22 Gerald Voigt, Office Mgr., Fenton May We, The Officers And Employees, Express Our Appreciation For The Continuous Years Of Cordial Relationship Enjoyed In The Fenton Area. FIRST TRUST & SAV ARMSTRONG and FENTON, IOWA

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