The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 7, 1957 · Page 23
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Wesley Wizards The Weiley Wizards girls 4-M. pictured above, is another of lh6 featured 4-H clubs at Algona's annual 4-H Day Saturday, and the girls will have their display at the Davis Paint Store here. Club Jeader is Mrs Ralph Tjaden, Wesley; president is Nancy Tjaden, Wesley: vice-president is Julia Wubben, Wesley. A complete club roster is given on another page of today's Upper Des Moines issue. 1st White Child Born In Eagle Twp. Succumbs Funeral services for Miss Annie 1 Elizabeth Lindblom, 70, a former Swea City resident, were conducted at 2p.m. Saturday in the Swea City Baptist Church. Rev. Everett Beal officiated. Burial was in Swea Township Cemetery. The Curtis Funeral Home was in charge. L. S. BOHANNON Our dog, Scrappy, raced down our icy driveway, barking at a 'pedestrian on the sidewalk; Scrappy skidded into the man — they landed in a heap — only Scrappy got up. The man's skull was fractured. Would $8 for a Personal Liability Policy, have paid the $2200 damage suit? For tne answers to your insurance questions, feel free to call me at the Bohannon Insurance Agency, Phone 103. She died Wednesday 'at Kala- mazpo, Mich. , Miss Lindblom was head of the speech department at Western Michigan College in Kalamazoo. She received her bachelor's degree and master's degree at the University of Iowa. She also studied in England. She was the first white child to be born in Eagle Township in Kossuth County. She was the daughter of Mr and Mrs John A. Lindblom. A memorial service was held Friday at the college where she had taught for more than 20 years. Surviving are four brothers, Alex, Hinton; Joe, Armstrong; Selim, Fairmont, Minn., and Tom, Grand Rapids, Minn., and three sisters, Mrs Forest (Mamie) Erickson .Armstrong; Mrs David (Effie) Smith, Minneapolis, and Myrtle of Liverpool, N. Y. Ex-Postmaster At Ottosen Succumbs At 84 Funeral services for Grafton I. Purdy, 84, longtime Ottosen resident, were held in the Oltosen Presbyterian church on Monday, Feb. 25, with Rev. A. Ramirez oi Pocahontas officiating. Burial was at Corwilh. Alfred Schultz was vocal accompanied by Mrs Alfred Schultz. Floral arrangements were in charge of Mrs Roy Telford and Mrs Mike Coyle. •Casket bearers were >Roy 'Tt'l- ford, Virgil Tatc, Ralph Gallon, Ralph" Richards, Wilbur Johnson and Larry Johnson. Grafton 1. Purdy was born in Wapello county on Jan. 14, 1873, to Mynard and Susan Purdy. He grew to manhood in that community. He then went to Cor- wilh where he farmed several years. • He married Emma Dennis Nov. 17, 1895, to whom Were born three sons, two dying in infancy and one in 1842. Tlie Purdys also adopted a daughter, who is now Mrs Grace Price of Bell, Cal. Mrs Purdy died in 1933. In 1940 Mr Purdy married Mrs Anna Gatton of Humboidt. Mr Purdy was mail carrier seven years at Corwith, and the rest of his 26 years' in thai vicinity was spent on the farm. He then moved to Arnold, la., where he conducted a store and was postmaster. In 1924 he moved to Ottosen where he conducted a store and was_also postmaster until he retired in 1943.- He was a member of Ottosen Presbyterian church and was an elder for over 20 years. Mr Purdy died Feb. 20, after a month's illness. He was proceeded in death by his first wife, three sons, his parents, throe brothers and fiyc- sisters. He is survived by his wife, and daughter, Mrs Grace Price. Ledyard Forms Teen Driving Club A teenage driver's club was recently formed at Ledyard, am' election of officers held, with about 50 young drivers present. Joe Gilbertson was named president, Francis McDonald is vice president, Karen Wayentine is secretary-treasurer, and Gret- cjien Looft is reporter. Co-sponsors of the club are Mr Cnnfiold and Mr Mine. UDM Classilieds Pay Dividends FACTS You Should the Nf 0 (Nail Farmers Organization) 2. 3, 4 ? 5. • 7. What Is The Objective of The NFO ? ( A—The objective of the NFO is a fair share of the national income for agriculture, achieved through a strong farm organization. Is The NFO Incorporated ? A—Yes. It WES incorporated under the statutes of the State of Iowa on November 1, 1955. Who Can Be Members of The NFO ? A—Only farmers whose major economic activity is actual farming. Are The NFO Books Audited ? A—The by-laws of the NFO require a monthly audit by a credited public accountant. What Is The Membership of The NFO ? A—By January 1, 1957, only 15 months after the first NFO meetings, the membership had reached 184,000 farmers in 13 stakes, What Are The NFO Dues ? A—The national dues for 1957 will be $2.50, which includes fifty cents for the publication. The congressional, state and county organizations set their own dues. No dues total higher than $5.00. National dues were unanimously adopted on- the convention floor at the national convention by delegates from each county. No dues can be raised except when voted by delegates elected. Has NFO Made Provisions To Protect Farmers From Unfair Use of Membership Dues ? ^ A~fAt the national convention the delegates voted that no officer or employee could at any time in the future receive more than $9,600 in salary per year. In 1956, top salaries of the organization were paid to: Bill Barnes, Secretary. $6,350; Oren Lee Staley, President, $6,300. Salaries in 1957 will not be any higher than 1956. Compare these salaries to other farm organ. izaiions. (It should be remembered that every officer of NFO must be an operating farmer, which means that from his salary received from the organization he must pay the help that takes his place on the farm.) Why Is The NFO The Best Answer To This Problem ? ~ • A-*»The NFO, because it/has no business interests or old antagonisms, has been able to gain a large membership in areas where The National Grange and The National Farmers' Union have not been able to penetrate. Because it has no business interests, it gives hope of better cooperation between farmers and business men. whose suppprt.and understanding is essential if we are to build the legislative strength we must have. 9, Do The Farmers Need NFO ? __ A—The farmers have needed a strong farm organization for years. Everyone else in the economy is organized, Now (he farmers have an opportunity to have a farm organisation with only farmers as members and not an organization engaged in business. The NFO must work for the farmers' welfare to survive, if farmer* work for and join NFO we pledge we will find a way to accomplish our objective- !00 A STRONG N.F.Q, IS THi ANSWiR'TO THE FUTURE STABSLITY OF AGRICULTURE Mr. Former: Ypwr Membership of $5 Per Yeer, Which Includes National, State and County Owes I; Sincerely Desired. If You Have Not Been Contacted, Won't You Please ACT AT ONCE. Send $5 to AlFRED SCHENCK, Treasurer N.F.Q. ,»- ALOONA RFB - Algona, Iowa You Will Ke*eive a Bi-Weokly Bulletin from The National N.F.Q. and Full .Infer- matiep During The Year About local Meetings. KOSSUTH COUNTY UNIT, NAT'!, FARMERS ORGANISATION Kenneth Patterson, Ch. W. L. Reynolds, Vice Ch. Charles Eggerth, Secy. 8. Grant Go-Getters urday evening. Guests were Mr and Mrs George Balluff, Mr and Mri Barnes Merry-man and Mr and Mrs Lyle Riedinger. The Alpha Pnl sorority met with Mrs Phil Diamond luesday evening. After playing Bingo a dessert lunch was served. Appearing with their display Saturday at Wilfgen Jewelers here will be the officers of the Grant Go-Getters girls 4-H club, pictured above. Leader of the Go-Getters is Mrs Wallace Reynolds, Swea City, with Caren Ramse, Swea City, president, and Beverly Waterbury, Ledyard, vice-president. A complete list of the clujb membership is given on another page of today's UDM issue. Here For Plum Creek 4-H Pirwehl* Hosts Mr and Mrs Howard Lowman entertained at a pinochle party Thursday evening. Three tables | were in play. Short Course On Use Of Dial Phones By now, many persons in Al* Rona have been contacted by telephone and given a short .course In the operation of a dial telephone. Many tips are given by the operator which will aid no end when the switch is made here from the old system. The cut over to the dial system will be made sometime during the wee hours Saturday and Sunday, Mar. 9-10, and from that time on, everyone with a telephone that has a wire that stretches to the new building here will have to use the dial. New phone books will be distributed next week and the new books will include a listing of Whittemore numbers in the The two attractive misses pictured above are officers of the Plum Creek Elite girls 4-H club, which is being honored on Saturday, Algona 4-H Day, by the Home Federal Savings & Loan Association tiere. The two are, left, Janice Bode, president, and right, Jean Keith, vice-presidenj. Mrs Cliff Benschoter, Algona R2, is club leader. Phe Plum Creek Elite club display will be in the Home Federal .obby Saturday. A complete list of all club members is given on another page of today's Upper Des Moines. UPPER DES AA O I N £ S Joins Beta Sigma Phi Miss Rita Godfredson, daughter of Mr and Mrs Cecil Godfredson of Swea City, was one of six girls honored at a Valentine Dance at the Fairmont Hotel in Fairmont, Minn., Feb. 16. She is a pledge to the Fairmont chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. Rita is employed at the Fairmont Community Hospital. Mr an'd Mrs Godfredson entertained relatives at dinner, Sunday, in honor of their daughter's birthday., Present were Mrs Cora Stow and Mrs Lottie Iscn- berger of Burt, Mrs Nels Godfredson and Mr and Mrs Ediuc Godfredson, Gene and Sandra of Bancroft, Mr and Mrs W. E. Stow of Humboldl, and Mr and Mrs Ben Wibben and children of Algona and Mr and Mrs Mervin Johnson and Douglas of Swea City. Anniversary Surprise A family party was held Tuesday evening at Mr and Mrs Dick Allen's, a surprise celebration of the thirty-first wedding anniversary of Dick's parents, Mr and Mrs James Allen. Those in attendance were the honorees, the son Jack of Britt, Mr and Mrs Ray Cook, Mr and Mrs Tim O'Brien, Mrs Nellie Van Allen, and Mrs Esther Benson. Mr and Mrs Allen were presented with a gift. Pupils Win Honors Jack Allen, son of Mr and Mrs James Allen, teaches speech and English in the Britt high school. Feb. 11 he took his Speech Activities group to Titonka for the Sub-District Speech contest. The group received three very favorable class I ratings. Jack attended the Iowa State Teachers college from which he was graduated, was in service, and later took post-graduate work at Cedar Falls. This is his first year of teaching. At Youth Meeting Forty-six Methodist Youth group members attended a meeting at Sioux City Feb. 16. In attendance from the local church were Carol Hayes, Patty HecJ- lund, Marianna Steele, Judy and Sandra Strajomand, Patricia Thompson. They toured the Morningside College campus and were shown through the Good- wijJ Industries. Square Pence Pwly The "Boots and Saddle" square dancing <;lub met last week Wednesday evening at the high school annex with thirty-five I couples in attendance. A beginners class lias been organized i and will meet March 5. • Augie Rebhuhn of Albert City, a professional caller has been hired for instructions. 8ih Grade Dance The Eighth Graders dancing club held a Washington party at the Country Club Friday evening. The "Combo" musicians played for the dunce and parents pf the young folks were '•> chaperons. peroration.; were hrartr> and i'Jags,- At Family Dinner Mr and Mrs Ed Goecke drove toi Carroll Sunday to attend a farnily dinner given in honor of thb, .former's father Joe- Gpec,ke who was celebrating his 80th bi 'thday. Enroute home they stopped at Auburn to, see. Mrs Gbecke's parents, Mr and Mrs C. P. Rauch. Taylors Hosts Mr and Mrs Dean Taylor entertained a few guests at cards Sat- Large Stock of REPLACEMENT PARTS On Hand Prompt Service At All Times Service Motors Available ,, For Emergency Use PRATT ELECTRIC CO. Theftday, March 7, W&f AtgdAa (la.) Upptf Bat back, as it will be possible fcp call Whittemore on the Algorm extension. Dedication ceremonies for the new set-up will be Mar. 9 beginning at Jl a.m. in thp new build ing with representatives of the community clue to participate. LONE ROCK NEWS Mr and Mrs Charles Morris were Tuesday morning visitors in Graettinger at the Mamie Fitzpatriek home. Mr Morris sister, Mrs Mary Kelly, passed away Sunday morning in Omaha Burial was in Graettinger, Wed- nesday morning. Corporal Dennis Flaig, son of Mrs Mary Flaig of Lone Rock, arrived home this week for a 30 day leave. Dennis is stationed with the Marines at Oceamide, Calif. Mrs L. V. Johnson entertained the following little girls Tuesday after noon in honor of her daughter Sue Ann's fourth birthday: Kathy Jensen. Cynthia S1an- chard. Linda Merchant and Jean Beth Christenson. Mr and Mrs George B. Long Darlene and Darryl visited Ias1| Sunday at Ayrshire at the Dale Swanson home. • Science Shrinks Piles New Way Without Surgery Finds Mealing Substance That Does Both* Relieves Pain—Shrinks Hemorrhoids !»*» tnrfc, N. v. (stiMiii) _ F 0 f the first time science hns found a new healing; substance with the astonish* Ing ability to shrink hemorrhoids ami to relieve pftin—without r.nrorery. In onse after cnse, while gently relieving pnlh. actual reduction (shrinkage) took place! Most amftrinit' of all — results were «» thorough that lufferefft mmle astonishing statements like "Plie» have ceased to be ft problem 1 " The secret is a new healing substance (Bio-Dyne*) —discovery of • wnrM-fnmous rrsenrch institute. This substance is now available In Kuppngitory or ointment form under the name Preparation H.* At your druggist. Money back guarantee. •R««. B. B. Pit. (WT Attention Farmers: BULK SPREADING the easy way to apply plant food! SWIFT'S RED STEER • PASTURGRO • BLENN BRIMM • V1GORO Commercial Grower We are equipped to give you complete plant food service, including bulk spreading. Saves you time and labor. 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