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6-Algona (lo.) Upper P«» Molnet Tuesday, February 13, 19 Sexton Pcr/Y Wed 40 Years Mr and Mrs August Kirschbaum of Sexton will observe their fortieth wedding anniversary this Sunday, Feb. 18, with a reception in St. Joseph's parish hall at Wesley from 2 to 4 p.m. All friends and relatives are cordially invited to attend. (Isaacson Studio Photo — UDM Engraving) "Heinie" Stebritz fell on the walk at his home recently and cracked a few ribs. Mr and Mrs J. P. Smith were Recently visited by Mr and Mrs M. W. Knuth of Paullina. Mr and Mrs Murl Potter spent the weekend in Des Moines with Mr and Mrs Tom Potter. Mr and Mrs Claude Ruark spent the weekend at Des Moines with Mr and Mrs Gerald Ruark. Mrs Henry Seller was visited one day last week by her daughter, Mrs Martin Bleich, Forest City. Mr ami Mrs Wilfred St. John had as weekend guests Mr and Mrs Larry St. John, Fort Dodge. Mr and Mrs Huge Black, Louise and Jimmie spent Saturday at Osage with Mr and Mrs Bob Tolsdorf. Mrs Emily Ringgenberg spent a few days at Blue Earth, Minm, with her parents, Mr and Mrs Abe Tuttle. Mr and Mrs "Si" Roth have been visited a few days by the latter's sister, Mrs A. K. Shaw, West Bend. Mary Streit was here from Fort Dodge a few days last week and was house guest of Mr and Mrs H. M. Smith. Mr and Mrs .1.1. Merryman have been visited hy Mr and Mrs G. E. Kaldun and Mrs Pauline Kaldun, Minneapolis. St. Thomas Episcopal Guild will meet Thursday afternoon, Feb 15, at the church. Mrs Ilollis Ben schoter is chairman. Jim Carroll, Algona manager o the Penney store, was in St. Louis the fore part of this week at a managers' convention. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Ilierte had as dinner guests last Sunda G. 0. McFarland and Mr and Mr Durrell McFarland, Burl. Mr and Mrs Ralie were dtnne guests last week Sunday of th latter's parents, Mr and Mrs Char les Scholles at Bancroft. Mark Swley, a student at S Thomas college, St. Paul, Minn spent a recent weekend here wit his parents, Mr and Mrs Paul See ley. Mr and Mrs Ray lli'sch cam from Minneapolis to uiteml funei al services Friday for Mrs Elto Wood. The lieschs are former A gonans. Kemiotli J. Wagner, Hurt wh has been employed at Weidenho Corp. for 15 years was honored b fellow employees Wed. Mr Wagne was presented a cake and gift. Mrs Clem Cavanaugh spent la week al Fort Docige visiting rela lives and friends. Sunday dinne guests of Mrs Cavanaugh were C and Dale Albright, Fort Dodge. Mr and Mrs Howard Plutt have gone south for a vacation of several weeks. They stopped en route to Brownsville, Tex., to visit Howard's mother, Mrs Emma Platt, at Neosho, Mo. Mr and Mrs Paul Richardson accompanied Mr and Mrs David Richardson, Cedar Falls, to Mason City last Monday. They visited with the junior Mrs. Richardson's mother, Mrs Julius Tott. Mr and Mrs Russell Pickett were visited over the weekend by Mr and Mrs W. D. Hemmingson, Des Moines. They also visited with her father, Matt Kapp. Other guests last week were Mr and Mrs Sterling Logue and Mickie, Grand Island, Neb. They also visited with the parents, Mr and Mrs Charles Logue, and attended funeral services at Livermore for Mrs Ernest Logue. Mr and Mrs James Schneider r ent to Storm Lake to visit with ,Irs Schneider's father, Martin Za- oukal, and Mr and Mrs Ward ohn. Mr and Mrs Sid Spear had as uests last Sunday Mr and Mrs on Beshey and Earl Lee, Mrs /like Reiken and Mrs Robert Kahl, ritt. Mr and Mrs Ed Kisch spent the veekend at Omaha, Neb., with flr and Mrs Marlin Kirsch. Mrs Cirsch is the former Diane Ste- iritz. Mr and Mrs Chris Wallukait went to Storm Lake Wednesday to jring home Mrs Robert Scott who had been visiting there with Mr and Mrs Lloyd Gerber. Mrs W. J. Payne has been visit- d a few days by her daughter, Clyde Ridenour, of Rochester, linn. She also visited with her unts, Mrs John Bieser and Beradette Barbaras. Dr. and Mrs John Kenefick and \.nn left Wednesday for Florida nd will visit a month with their on, Michael, near Pompano Jeach. Michael is employed with shipping company. Mr and Mrs Herbert Chantland ave moved into the Charles Mc- 'ay house on South Wooster street, 'he Donovan house they had oc- upied on south Jones street has been taken by Mr and Mrs Ezra ilanchard. Mr and Mrs Don Sherman had :he latter's parents, Mr and Mrs Kenneth Boughton, of Britt as uests Wednesday. In the evening all attended the operetta at the Lucia Wallace school in which Linda Sherman took part. Mr and Mrs \V. J. Fuller who are spending the winter at Palos Verdes, Calif., where their son-in law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Robert Coors live, were recentl; in an auto accident and Mrs Fulle: suffered a broken collar bone. Marianna Steele and classmates Sharon Strieker, Dysart, and Sharon Thompson, Van Meter, spent the between semester vacation with Marianna's parents, Mr and Mrs William Steele. They are students at the State College at Cedar Falls. Mr and Mrs II. W. Stebritz became grandparents again when a son, Michael Joseph, was born Jan. 28 at Emmetsburg to Mr and Mrs Jerome Klepper. Mrs Klepper is the former Joan Stebritz. There are two other children in the family, Mark and Stephen. Mr and Mrs Ray Schilmoeller had as guests last weekend Mr and Mrs Cordell Schilmoeller, Ames, and Lloyd Schilmoeller, Omaha, Neb. Lloyd attends Universal Trade School. They were here to attend the christening of the Robert Kain's chael. rol, a student .at the State College, Cedar Falls, ftM her friend, Kathy Laughlin, Cedar Rapids. The Shores have also had their son Jess as guest. He has been transferred from O.tnahja, Neb., to Colorado Springs, Cofo., on an engineering project. The next meeting of the Algona Duplicate Bridge (ilub will be master point night, Feb. 21 at the Country Club. Tho results of the meeting Feb. 7 are as follows, Mr and Mrs Don Hutchison, first, Edith and Delia Welter and Mr and Mrs J. C. EVerds were tied for second and Mr and Mrs James Whittemore, third. William Clark Dies; Funeral Here Wednesday Funeral services for William Cydney Clark, 93, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in McCuI- lough's Funeral Chapel. Rev. J. R. Fountain of First Baptist church will officiate and burial will be in Greenwod cemetery at Bancroft. Mr. Clark died Sunday at the home of a niece, Mrs. D. D. Sparks, here. He was born Dec. 14, 1869 at Canandaigua, New York, to William apd Sophronia Townsend Clark. He never married. At var- ous times, he had business Interests in Texas and Alaska. He was a brother of the late R. A. Clark, ong-time Algona grocer. Mr. Clark came to Algona in 951 and made his home with Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Clark and Mr. and Mrs. Randall Clark. For the past sight years he had lived with Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Sparks. He was the last of his immediate amily, having been preceded in Muster Day Slated Here By National Guardsmen death by four brothers and two sisters. Surviving besides the niece, Mrs. Sparks,'is a nephew, Wililam Clark, St. Cloud, Minn. Former LuVerne Man Passes At Mason City LuVerne — Funeral services were held for Arthur Knopf, 60, Mason City, at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the Major Memorial Chapel Mason City with Rev. George Truman Carl officiating. Burial took place in the Elmwood cemetery. Mr. Knopf was born Nov. 23, 1901 at Lansgarken, Germany, son of Julius and Augusta Kehnert Knopf. With his parents he came in 1903 to the United States and settled on a farm near LuVerne. [n 1934 he moved to Rowan where 10 was employed as a carpenter, hen to Mason City where he con- ;inued to reside until his death Tuesday, Feb. 6. He was married to Maude Aldrich June 27, 1937 at Albert Lea, Minn. Surviving are his wife, three brothers, Paul Knopf of Lehigh, William Knopf, Fort Dodge, Geo. Knopf, Clear Lake; three sisters, Anna Dimler, Park Rapids, Minn., Freda Zwiefel, Algona, Ella Crosby, Fort Dodge, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Knopf of Lu- Verne, now residing at the Good Samaritan Home in Algona. Algona's National Guard unit, Bty. B. 1st Howitzer Battalton, 194th Artillery, will observe Muster Day this year with an open house at the National Guard armory at the fairgrounds frorri 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22. The regular weekly drill period will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. and coffee and doughnuts will be served to all who attend. A large ad, complete with information on the National Guard, will be found in today's UDM. Present strength of the local unit is 95 enlisted men and three officers. It was pointed out by Lt. Dave Merryman,. commander of the local unit, this week that fl recruiting drive is not planned, but that anyone interested in learning more about the Guard may do so at the open house next Thursday. Here is a complete roster of the local unit by town: Algona — 1st Lt. David Merryman, M/Sgt. James Kelley, Sfc William Detrick, Ssg's Jerald Davis, Lewis Ferguson and Gerald Streit; Sgt's Darrel Fisher and Truman Shackelford, SP4's Chares Bjustrom, James Steven and Fred Erickson, CpPs Jim Romer and Richard Von Bank, and Pfc's Roger Anderson, Edward Bern- nghaus, Robert Bomgaars, James Klemm, Earl Ludwig, Donald teuschl, William Ulfers and Haran Helmers. Fenton — Pfc Darrel Berkland; lorwith — Cpl. Dale Yeoman, Pfc iarry Anderson and Pvt's Marvin and Merlin Meyer; Titonka — SP4 LeRoy Bruns, Cpl. Jae Givens, P4 Virgil Heifner and Pfc's Marin Bruns and Raymond Helmers. Burt — SSG John Kadow, SP4 Louis Scott, Cpl. Marvin Tigges and Pfc's John Dittmer, Andrew larms, Arthur Kahler, Jerry Koestler and Roger Ulses and vt's Roger Shipler and Valgene Vestling; Bancroft — SP4's Mark Sernhard and David Kollasch, and ffc's Allen Dumstorff, Lawrence Wilhelmi and Wayne Hutchinson. Swea City — SP5 Gene Thompson and Pfc Richard * Steward; West Bend — 2nd Lt. Lannie Mil- .er, SSG's Dean Banwart and Geo. Forsythe, Sgt. James Harms, SP4 Lester Frieden, Pfc's H a r 1 a n Bonnstetter, Lloyd Hanselman, Donald Harms, Dennis Miller, Francis Schafer, Marvin Schafer, Glen Thilges, James Thilges and Roger Zaugg and Pvt. Gerald Olsen? Livermore — Pfc. Francis Bormann; Rodman — SSG Morris Perkins and Cpl. Leonard Anliker, Whittemore — SSG's James El- >ert and Francis Kisch, SP4 Ray farm, Cpl. Kenneth Mogler and 5 fc's Dwight Decker, Marvin Loe- >ach and Calvin Mogler; Ledyard — SP4 Lester Lammers; Woden — Demos To Meet Here Feb. 19th A meeting of the Kossuth County Democratic Central Committee has :been set for 7:30 p.m. on Monday evening, Feb. 19, at the Algona Hotel. A guest speaker will be pres ent, and organizational plans for 1962 laid. Lunch will also be served Don Murray, county chairman said.. The women's unit will hold a meeting the afternoon of Feb. 23, at the Country Club, with Mrs Jim Vipond in charge. Ipl's James .imberg and Eden Pfc. and Stanley Jon Olson; Klemme — 1st. Lt. Paul Watnem. Britt — SSG Raymond Bruns, Pfc's Wayne Eckels and Chris linders and Pvt. John Sonius; Wesley — Sgt. Paul Tjaden, SP4 Clinton Eden, Cpl. Edward Otis, SP4 Dean Ricke, Pfc's Kenneth larlson, Merle Giddings and Dwight Seaberg and Pvt. Kermit Studer; Buffalo Center — Pfc. Cecil Heifner; Elmore —- Pfc. James Anderson; Cylinder — Pfc. Justin Thompson; Emmetsburg — Pfc. Richard Thompson; and Renwick Ringsted Girl Queen Of Ball At ISU, Ames Marlene Jensen Ringsted — Marlene Jensen, 20, daughter of Mr and Mrs Henry Jensen of Ringsted, was chosen queen of the Sweetheart Ball at the State University at Ames Saturday evening, February 10. Miss Jensen is a junior in applied arts at the college. She attended Seneca grade school and moved from the Seneca area to a farm west of Ringsted with her parents about five years ago. She is a 1959 graduate of Ringsted high school and was chosen Miss Ringsted in 1959. She is a member of the Blakjer Lutheran church at Seneca. She was chosen from five candidates. (UDM Engraving) Narrow Escape In Bus-Truck Crash, W. Bend A load of West Bend school Child- ret) narrowly escaped possible serious injuries when the bus in which they were'riding, driven by Walton E. Falb, 61, West Bend, and a semi-truck loaded with cattle driven by Jasper Vaughn, 52, Livermore, collided on a county blacktop road five miles east of West Bend at 8 a.m. Thursday. 1 The school bus driver was charged with failing to stop at a stop sign by Deputy Sheriff Don Wood who investigated the crash, and he later paid a $25 fine and costs in Mayor C. C. Shierk's court here. The bus was .headed north, crossing the blacktop, and the truck was headed east on the blacktop at the time of the crash. Each vehicle suffered an estimated $800 damage. Luckily, only one of the passengers on the bus, Debra Frohling, was injured. She received a bruised forehead. Light Rates At Burt Are Upped The Burt town council Thursday increased the electricity rate for town residents who use more than 30 kilowatts of electricity per month. The increase takes effect immediately. Users of 30 to 120 kilowatts per month will pay the increase on a graduated basis up to a limit of 80 cents for those using 120 kilowatts or more. The increase is expected to bring the electrical rate at Burt to a level near surrounding towns. Revenue from the increase will be used to install additional transformers and lines and to pay for some rewiring. In other action the council allowed bills totaling approximately $5,000. 12 Page Tabloid Today's issue of The Algona Upper Des Moines includes the February Farm and Home section in color. Highlights for the men are a review of the 1962 farm situation, and for the women a host of fine recipes and household hints. MAGIC MARKERS, for labeling boxes, packages, drawing, marking, etc. Varied colors. Upper Des Moines Publishing Co., Algona. infant son, Dean Mi- Koberta Schwendemann, daughter of Mr and Mrs Nels Isaacson, and a classmate, Alice Kumaska, of Oahu, Hawaii, spent a 5-day semester break with the Isaacsons here recently. Fred Isaacson, son of the Isaacson's, had minor surgery at Fort Dodge during his semester break. Mrs F. C. Scanlan was taken to Des Moines last Saturday by her husband and from there she took the train to Hayward, Calif., to visit with her daughter, Virginia, Mrs Phil Everist and family. Mrs Scanlan will also visit other relatives in the vicinity and will be gone about a month. Mr and Mrs Glenn Shore have Former Algona Man Passes Funeral services for Paul Lamuth, 49, were held this morning (Tuesday) in St. Cecelia's Catholic church. Rev. Robert Thiele officiated and burial was in Calvary cemetery. Hamilton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements and rosary services were held there Monday evening. He was born June 7, 1912 at Algona to Matt and Margaret Goocey Lamuth. He never married and was an invalid most of his life. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Ed (Eleanor) Finnell, Sioux Falls, S. Dak., and Mrs. Mary Chachon, Southgate, Calif.; and a brother, William Lamuth, Algona. His parents preceeded him in death. Goodwill Truck The Goodwill truck will visit Algona next Monday, Fen. 19, and anyone wishing to contribute usec items for pickup should take them to the home of Mrs. Will Runchey PLAN TO ATTEND LUTHERAN OPEN HOUSE WEEK AT IMMANUAL LUTHERAN CHURCH LOTTS CREEK been visited by their daughter, Ca- 819 S. Minnesota street. REV. ROBERT MASCHKE PASTOR OF ZION lUTHiRAN CHURCH, GLENBEULAH, WISC. WIU PRESENT THE FOLLOWING TOPICS, FIB. 18*22. Sundoy a.m.: "HIS WONBfRFUt MISSION" Sunday night: "HIS WONPERFUi. GIFTS" Monday night: "HIS WONPI&FUt MYSTIRY" Tuesday night: "HIS WONPPWU*- RESULTS" Wednesday night: "HIS WONDERFUL GOAt" Thursday night: "HIS WONPUFVl CHAUING6" Church At Good Hope Gets Award At' a meeting of the Iowa Christian Rural Fellowship at Iowa State University, Ames, Feb. 5, the Good Hope Methodist church received an Honorable Mention Merit Award. These awards are given jointly by the Iowa Christian Rural Fellowship and Iowa State University to churches for outstanding religious programs. This is the third Honorable Mention Award the Good Hope church has received since 1958 and the 7th award received since 1950. One Twin Dies Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Muckey. Algona, became parents' of' twift eons at St. Ann hospital Monday, One of the baby boys died later lit the day at the hospital.. The other Is reportedly in good condition. Algona Teacher Is Betrothed 19 Youths Enjoy State 4-H Camp Nineteen Kossuth County 4-H members went camping February 3 and 4th at the State 4-H Camp near Madrid. Kossuth 4-H members attending were — Don Madsen, Burt; Carolyn Ley, Lakota; Mary Beth Reilly, Algona; Audrey Gardner, Algona; Evelyn Cherland, Lone Rock; Rosemary Gisch, Algona; Rosemary Ulses, Burt; Verdean Shaw, Algona; Carol Anliker, Whittemore; Virgean Bierstedt, Whittemore; Lucille Gade, Algona; Kathleen Eden, Titonka; Daniel Skpw, Wesley; Duane Metzger, Whittemore; John Mescher, Burt; Roger Cherland; Burt; Art Mogler, Whittemore; Arnold Sachs and David vSleper, Lakota; and Avis Lettow, county extension home economist and Robert C. Johnson, county extension associate. Mrs. Belle De Berg announces the engagement of her daughter, Audrey Jane, above, to Robert Schmidt, rural Everly. . Miss De Berg is teaching third grade in the Lucia Wallace school. Mr. Schmidt is employed by Sieg Co., Spencer. No definite wedding date has been set. 20 Dairy Herds In Select Group Twenty-seven herds were tested on D. H. I. A. with 728 cows and 25 herds were tested on owner-sample with 472 cows, according to Forrest Hofbauer, D. H. I. A. supervisor, Swea City. Herds averaging 1.0 Ib. of butterfat per cow per day were those of Harry Bartelt, Alvin Boettcher, Dale Schroeder, Hilbert Bierstedt, Herman and Gerald Soderberg, Fred and Russel Richter, Ralph Walker, Harry Vigdahl, and Milton Madison. George Wallentine, Ed Tigges, Martin Harms, Virgil Bosma, Donald Hofbauer, Leander Menke, Frank and John Droessler, Sidney Payne, C. H. Wilhelmi, Harvey E. Work Farm, and Michael Leners. Silver Tea The Chrischilles Store will present a special hat show during a Valentine Silver Tea, sponsored by the St. Anir hospital Auxiliary -at the hospital tomorrow (Wednesday), Feb. 14. The tea will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Wesleyan Now Flying B-52 Wesley — Mrs. Carl Arnold received 1 , word that her son Russell Hansen of Mather, AFB, Sacramento, Calif, had graduated into the Strategic Air Command with top honors Jan. 18.' He will fly a Boeing B62 which carries the hound dog missile plus a bomb bay load of gravity bombs. Later he will fly the new B52 If with turbofan engines and sophisticated electronics tailored for wide variety of strategic air command mission requirements. Russell is a graduate of Algona high school and received his, early training at an AFB near San Antonio, Texas. s/j Valentine Show The Algona Theater will feature a special Valentine double feature Wednesday night. "The Matchmaker", with Shirley Booth, Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine and Paul Ford, and "The Mating Game", with Debbie Reynolds and Tony Randall j will be shown. $200 Damage Autos driven by Wilber Martin, Jr., 43, Nashua, and Duane L. Lar- sOn, 18, Algona, collided at the intersection of Hall and 'Nebraska streets here at 8:28 a.m. Friday, resulting in estimated damage of $100 to each vehicle. Police Chief Al Boekelman investigated the mishap. Icy streets were blamed. OMVI Charged An Armstrong man, Bert J. Goeders, 61, was arrested by local police officers here Thursday and charged with OMVI, second offense. He later appeared in Mayor C. C. Shierk's court and was bound over to district court. He is now free under $750 bond. Plum Creek Elite Plum Creek Elite 4-H club met. Feb. 10 at' the home of Christy and Renee Young. Ruth Benschqt- er gave an illustrated talk and a picture study was given by Jane Walker. Joan Ward showed how to make pillow covers in her dem- onstartion. Ben Milder talked on Mexico. Next meeting has been changed to March 17. Ex-Algonan Dies A former resident of Algona, Paul Rosewall, 57, of Chicago, died Feb. 4 there. He had suffered from heart trouble and was found dead sitting in a chair in a Chicago hotel. He is survived by,,a br9,ther',, ( pscar, JBaJton,Rpuge,.,La,, arid two sisters, Emily, Iowa City, and Linnea. He was the youngest member of the family. WE ARE PRIVILEGED TO ANNOUNCE THAT JIM GEELAN (Athletic Director of Garrigan High Until June 1, 1962) JIM GEELAN WILL BECOME ASSOCIATED WITH THIS INSURANCE FIRM AS A PARTNER. (Starting Full Time June 1) Our future plans of expansion include a complete and wider field covering all phases of general insurance, and additional service in real estate, both town and farm. You will be offered a full and comprehensive service in both insurance and real estate. HAIL ON CROPS FARM FIRE INS. FARM LIABILITY AUTOMOBILE TRUCK INSURANCE PACKAGE POLICIES ON TOWN DWELLINGS HOSPITALIZATION • HEALTH & ACCIDENT • CANCER & DREAD DISEASE « LIFE INSURANCE • BOATS AND MOTORS • PACKAGE POLICIES ON FARM DWELLINGS INCLUDING BLANKET POLICY ON MACHINERY, LIVESTOCK, ETC. RICKLEFS INSURANCE AGENCY 2 EAST STATE ST., ALGONA, IOWA PHONE CY 4-4529

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