The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 2, 1957 · Page 6
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ifit.) Upper DM MoinM Thursday, May 2, 19S? Reseating Of 'B-'H Corn Is Authorized A resPaling program for price- supported 1955 and 195fi corn hns been authorized by the United States Department of Agriculture, 5t was reported this week by Virgil L. 'Rohlf, Manager oi the Knssuth County ASC. The rtsealing program for this year will apply 1o farm-stored 1956 corn placed under "compliance" or "non - compliance" loans and purchase agreements by May 31 and also to 1955 corn still on the farms under reseal. No provision has been made for further extension of present reseal loans on 1953 and 1954 corn. Farmers who reseal or extend their loans will hold the corn for another year instead of delivering it to the government When the loans mature on July 31, 1957. Those who reseal their 1956-crop loans or convert purchase agreements on 1956 corn into loans will receive a storage payment of 16 cents per bushel at the end of the reseal period on July 31, 1958. Farmers who extend ' their 1955-crop reseal loans will receive a storage payment of 16 cents per bushel for the initial reseal period (1956-1957) at the time they extend their loans fon another year and will receive an additional storage payment nf 16 cents per bushel at the end of the extended period (1957-58) if they hold the corn the full period. Producers who redeem all or part of their corn under reseal or extended reseal prior to July 31, 1958, will receive prorated storage payments from October 1, 1957. Those who reseal retain the right to redeem their co'rn at any time, and delivery to the government is not required to earn a storage payment. Eligibility requirements for either the 1956-crop reseal or the extension of 1955-crop resealed loans are the same as for the original loan. Complete information on the 1957 corn reseal program may be obtained at the county ASC office in Algona. Doan News by MrsJeeKIIey The Doan Woman's Club met at the home of Mrs Ted-Hoover on Wednesday afternoon, April 24. Mrs Sadie Struthers gave the lesson. Mr and Mrs Dale Struthers and Kirk spent Easter Sunday at the Dean Andrews home near Burt. Mrs James Ryburn and Cindy visited the parental home, Ms and Mrs Bob Hoover's of Britt on Monday of last week. Mr and Mrs Vaughn Hoover and family, Mr and Mrs Roger Hoover, Mr and Mrs Ted Hoover Jr. and family, Diane Hoover and Mr and Mrs Sandburg visited at the Ted Hoover 6r. home, Sunday. The Doan Woman's Club will meet at the home of Mrs Bryan Asa in Algona on Monday evening, April 28. The speaker will be Miss Alice Condon. Mr and Mrs Merl Hoover drove to Dubuque on Saturday to attend the State Bowling Convention, , •Mr and Mrs James Ryburn and children spent Sunflay of last week with his parents, Mr and Mrs J. M. Ryburn at Rockwell. Junior-Senior Banquet Held April 26, Burt Burl — The annual Junior- Senior banquet was held in the Burt School Friday evening, April 26. The netting for the event was Gay Faroe with decorations in the class colors of silver and blue. The meal was prepared and served by the Juniors' mothers, and waiters and waitresses wer? Garry Davis, John Dittmer. Jerry Koestk-r, Myron Reutzel, Boyd Shipler. Mary McGuire, Judy Mariow. Mary Presthus. Linda Stcnzel and Jeanetta Woltz. Seniors attending were Alice Thompson. Roger Shipler, Jerry Garman, Arlyce Johnson, Tony Angus, Marlene Black,, Duane Dittmer, Gary Giddings, Andrew Hprms, Mary Keith, Richard Kissner, Beverly Larson, Karen Lavrenz. Norman Mitchell, Rose Petersen, Claire Reutzel and Karen Steward. Hosts and hostesses were J. D. Andrews, Eugene Heerdt, Gary Nauman, Ladell Olson, John Smidt, David Stewart, Deloris Ackerman, class secretary, Barbara Dremmel. president, Roberta Hamilton, treasurer, Judy Woltz. vice president, Karen Bernau. Judy Hinckley and Edith Smith. The King and Queen chosen were Duane Dittmer and Beverly Larson. Circles Organized Circles of the W.S.C.S. of the Burt Methodist Church held organization meetings April 22 and names chosen for this year are Opal, Pearl and Ruby. The Opal met with Jenny Riebhoff. Officers elected were: chairman, Hazel Teeter; vice - chairman, Mary Volentine; secretary-treasurer, Jessie Chaffee. Other members are Mary Baer, Oma Bailey, Lorraine Campney, Edith Chipman, Nellie Clark, Minerva Curtis, Pearl Dutton, Inez Graham, Erma Harvey, Gladys Hawcott, Ruby Hinckley, Lottie Isenberger, Leona Lovstad, Emma Manus, Lefie McMullen, Ella Sigsbee, Bertha Wallace and Myrtle Zwiefel. The Pearl, with Lorena Soderberg. Officers are Chairman, Charlotte Habeger; vice-chairman, Elva Simpson; secretary- treasurer, Ada McFarland. Other members are Velma Cook, Beulah Davis, Mabel Campney, Stella Geesman, Genevieve Graham, Lulu Hawcott, Cora O'Keefe, Elsie Lockwood, Shirley Lovstad, Lydia Manus, Elizabeth Kennedy, Ruby Richards, Claudia Reutzel, Leona Salisbury, Lillian Sheldon, Ethel Smith, Bertha Stow and Helen Vogel. The Ruby Circle met with Marie Parsons. Officers are: .Chairman, Wantalee Hawcott; vice--'chairman, Pearl Noland; secretary-treasurer, Mary Sarchet. Other members are Mary Jean Andrews, Harriet Black, Mary Jean Carlson, Alice Cole, Pearl Daniels, Ruby Davis, Irma Doege, Etta Holdren, Bertha Mansmith, Beth Miller, Olive Moore; Rowena Ryerson, Frances -Sarehet, Mayme Schrader, Vera Schwietert, Edna Smith and Marion Westling. These Circles will meet for the first time Wednesday, June 19. Mr and Mrs Frank Tellier received word from their daughter Sharon that on Friday last week the day was to be spent in the Grand Canyon. Miss Tellier/ of Burt with Shirley Willey and Leona Reding of Algona and Sandra Stripling of LuVerne are on a vacation tour thru the south and west by way of a station wagon. Mr and Mrs George Patterson are visiting the son-in-law and daughter. Lt. Col. and Mrs Appleyard and family in Springfield, Va. Mrs Appleyard is the form-* er Virginia Patterson. Ask Widening, State & Jones Corner Here Algona's city council is now awaiting action of the state highway commission on a proposed widening of the corner of State and Jones streets, following action at thr regular council meeting last Wednesday night. The corner, long a hoodoo to large semi-trucks, will be widened only on the northeast corner of the intersection. It will be taken back about 20 feet at the middle of the turn, and angled off to the street to the east and north. City funds will pay for changing utilities, including the present traffic lights at the corner, while the state will pay for the actual widening. It is hoped the plan will be completed with emergency funds by the state later this summer. The council held further discussion of a proposed addition to the city of Algona, which was offered, several weeks ago by David A. Smith. The /natter was tabled. Building permits were issued to Mrs Ernest Egel, Mrs Hillenga, Ly1e Mathes, Godden Monument. Ted Herbst. Ed Holecek, Lewis E. Fraser, Charles Patterson, Oliver Bakken, Pat Doerning and Leon Martin, who will build a new $15,000 home on east North street. Bancroft Girl A Recent Bride Bancroft — In a double ring ceremony performed by Rev. J. H. Schultes in St. John's Catholic church at 8:30, Wednesday morning, Betty Cody, daughter of Mr and Mrs James Cody, became the bride of Donald Thorton of Fort Dodge. The bride, a graduate of St. John's high school, has been employed at Fort Dodge. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents. Brundages Will Move - Arkansas G. D. Brundage, who has served for almost 18 years as manager of Algona's liquor store, tendered his resignation to the Iowa Liquor Control Commission Wednesday, April 17. His resignation will go into effect May 1 and Mr and Mrs Brundage will move at that time to Little Rock, Ark. Mr Brundage was appointed manager of the local store Aug. 1, 1939 and was successor to Tom Sherman, the store's first manager. The Brundages came to Algona from Mason City 32 years ago. Mr Brundage, who was born in Indiana, was connected with the shoe industry prior to his appointment to the liquor stor,e post here. He was in charge of the shoe department at the old Christensen store at the time of his appointment. In Little Rock, the Brundages will live near their daughter, Maxine (Mrs J. W. Biggers), and family. They recently spent their vacation at Little Rock and report the weather wonderful in that area. BI&HOOVER SALE fULL-SIZED LIGHTWEIGHT .CLEANER-THAT BEATS, ASJT SWEEPS, AS IT CLEANS and Your Old Cleaner St. Joe Man Takes Bride At Varma On April 23 HILE THEY^LAST f» a fuH<«i*ed, Igfotweight Hoover •I • real saving. Features Hoover's |M*M» deanwg action and it rolls over ewpete easier thas i»/ cleaner vwi have mroaedL II JMI icmt Mwr owwd a Ho«*r -* '• ywAT dunce. We wggest yo» North low Appliance Center ftete ^n^Pw CY 44111 St. Joe — A pretty spring wedding was solemnized at 9 o'clock in St. Columbkille's Catholic church in Varina on April 23, when Darlcnc Lampe, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ed Lampe of Albert City became the bride of Gregory Origer, son of Mr and Mrs John Origer of St. Joe. The double ring ceremony and nuptial Mass was read by Rev. Father John Schissel. The bride who was given by her father wore a floor length white slipper satin gown with net overskirt and a nylon lace bodice fitted long sleeves and a Mandrum collar. Her finger tip veil fell from a lace disc cap, and she carried a bouquet of red roses tied with a white ribbon. Her jewelery consisted of pearls and matching ear rings, a gift from the groom. Mrs Howard Chiles, sister of the bride was matron of honor. Mary Jane Origer, sister of the groom, served as bridesmaid. Virginia Lampe, niece of the bride was junior bridesmaid and Susan Lampe, also a niece, was flower girl. Marvin Origer, brother of the groom, served as best man and Don Lampe, brother of the bride as groomsman. Bobby Lampe, nephew of the bride, carried the rings on a satin pillow. A reception was held following the wedding ceremony in St. Columbkilles parish hall with 130 guests. The bride is a graduate from St. Columbkilles high school in Varna and Fort Dodge Beauty Academy, and is operator of the West Bend Beauty Shoppe in West Bend. The groom graduated from St. Joseph's high school here and. spent two years in. the army and is now engaged in farming. After a wedding trip to the Lake of the Ozark's the couple will be on a farm north of St. Joe. Mrs Harold Thilges entertained her 500 Club Wednesday evening with her mother, Mrs Marie King of Algona as guest. Prizes were awarded to Mrs Leonard McGuire for high, Mrs Bob Bormann receiving second high, and Mrs Peter C. Bormann receiving travel. Mrs Peter C. Reding, entertains the club in May. ' Francis King, son of Mrs Marie King of Algona, and brother of Mrs Harold Thilges of here called from San Diego, Calif, on Sunday from ttje naval base aftey six months atrSea, in the South Pacific. He has been in service the past year and half and expects a leave in August. Mr and Mrs Arthur Plathe and family of near Corwith entertained in their home on Sunday in observance of the birthday of Charles Plathe, father of Arthur. Those attending from here were t h e honored guest, Charles Plathe, Herman Plathe and Mi- and Mrs Delmer Plathe and son, Mr and Mrs Vernon Plathe and family of LuVerne and Mr and Mrs Adam Berte and family from Corwith. Mr and Mrs Bud Hanneman and family and Mrs Elizabeth Hagge, all of Nashua were weekend visitors here in the. Raymond Thilges home. On Sunday dinner and supper guestg in the Thilges home were Mr and Mrs Nick Fisch of Algona and Mr and Mrs Tony Weydert and daughters and Mr and Mrs Jim Piltstuck and family of here. Mrs Hagge is a sister of Mrs Fisch and Mrs Hanneman is a niece. RiverdaJe Rustlers 4-H Unit 1 Club met Monday evening, April 23 in St. Joe Hall. The Committed for Rally Day was appointed. Following, the meeting, Connie Sinnwell and Nancy Willfong gave talks and Dianne Reding and Betty Wagner gave demonstrations. Through the efforts of Alice and Mary Sue Reding and their mother and Ruth Ann Klein and her mother, a delicious lunch was enjoyed. Sharon O'Brien Engaged To Wed Eugene Lemkee St. Joe — Mr and Mrs Hubert O'Brien announced the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sharon Kay, above, and Eugene Kimball Lemkee, son of Mr and Mrs Armour Lemkee of Irvington. The wedding will take E lace -on Thursday, June 6th in t. Joseph's church here. Miss O'Brien, graduate of St. Joseph's high school in 1954, attended Briar Cliff college, Sioux City, two years, has been a teacher the past year in Sutherland, Iowa Public School. Mr Lemkee is farming south of Irvington. Firm Wttley «• Floyd Armstrong, who was employed at the local Farmer? Co-Qp Creamery the past 4 years, is now employed at the Irick & Tile Company at Algona. Frank Grant is replacing Armstrong in the Creamery. Many Relatives At Downs Rites Relatives from a distance attending the funeral of Mrs Katherine Downs on April 22 were Lou Traher, Chatsworth, 111.; Mr and Mrs Francis White, Chicago, 111.; Violette White, Pontiac, 111.; Mrs L. I. Evans, Chicago; Mr and Mrs Jay Traher and son Robert, Fort Dodge; Minnie Mouse, Hum- boldj; Mr and Mrs Louis Dudding, daughter, Lorraine of Bancroft. Mr and Mrs Joe Fox, Mrs Mac Dudding and Eva Wilhelmi, all of Bancroft; Mrs Lou Kent Sr. and Mr and Mrs Lou Kent Jr. of Burt; Mr and Mrs Richard Downs, West Liberty; Mr and Mrs Robert Downs, Minburn; Mr and Mrs Laverne Tremble, Clear Lake; Mr and Mrs Kenneth Hildman, Cedar Rapids; Mr and Mrs Harold Sankey, Burt; Dennis Hildman, Mason City; Marilyn Seiler, Cedar Falls; Darrell Downs, Mankato, and the Tom McMahon family of Pocahontas, Tom McMahon was in charge of Mrs Down's funeral, through tfce courtesy of Hamilton Funeral home and for convenience of friends and relatives a wake was held at Hamilton Funeral home Saturday evening. 4 Placed On I.S.C Dean's List Four students from this area, Pave Devine, Algona, Mary Peterson, Armstrong, Dean Speicher, Buffalo Center, and Selmer Uhr, Jr., Swea City, met stringent grade requirements at Iowa State College during the winter quarter and were named to the undergraduate honor list by deans of the college last weekend. B-plus grades are necessary before a student can be named \o the list. Only 344 of 8,200 undergraduates were named. Pevme, son of Mrs Mary Pevlne, is in Industrial Administration; Miss feterson, daughter of Mr and Mrs Alfred Peterson, is in Dietetics; Speicher, son of Mr and Mrs William Speicher, is an Animal Husbandry major; and Uhr, son of Mr and Mrs Selraer Uhr, is majoring in Forestry. EarlLegler Becomes Supf, At Seymour Earl Legler, who has been principal of Algona high school since 1948, will become superintendent of schools at Seymour July 1, this year. Seymour is located near the Missouri state line and southeast of Des Moines. There are 500 students, including 200 in the high school, enrolled there at present. Earl O. Berge of Bode, who has been superintendent at Seymour for the past ten years, will become superintendent at Clear Lake. Legler was born and raised at LuVerne, attended Iowa Teachers where he received his B.A. in 1940 and taught for a year at Fredrika befoi'e serving five years in the army engineers. Following the war. Earl coached a year of football, basketball and baseball at Waukon, then served a year at Hartley as principal before coming here nine years ago. He is a major in the army reserve at present. He and his family, including his wife, daughter, Ruth Ann, 9, and Bobbie, 6, plan to move to Seymour sometime in June. Mr Legler received his master's degree at Iowa U. in 1949. Swea City Rites For Mrs Nelson Miss Sorensen Heads Teachers Kathryn Sorensen of Algona was elected president of the Kossuth County Council of Teachers during a dinner, meeting held at the high school annex here Tuesday night, April 23. Other officers named by the 74 teachers present include Randall Webb, Swea City, vice president; William Littlejohn, Lu- Verne, secretary; and Walter Me- Bride, Algona, treasurer. Guest speaker at the meeting was Evelyn Peters, British exchange teacher from Ames. Other entertainment included a film and music by a chorus from Algona high school under the direction of Del Carver. The meeting was the final one of the present school year. Algerians Attend Girl Scput Unit Possibility of an'Iowa Lakes Girl Scout Area Council was discussed at a five-county meeting held at Ruthven Tuesday night, April 30. Those attending from Algona included Mrs Helen Mikes, Mrs Jim Kolp, Mrs Marion LaBarre, Mr and Mrs Dick Norton, Frank Moulton, Wes Bartlett, Leo Cassell, Dean Parrott, Mrs Don Hern- mingsen, Mrs Helen Kelley and Mrs Wilbur Reinders. The proposal if put into effect, would make one council out of five counties in this area, including Kossuth. Mobile Training Unit One of Phillips Petroleum Co.'s newly developed mobile classrooms for service station training will be in Algona on May 2, 9, 16 and 23, according to E. R. Ogden, manager of the Des Moines division. The unit will be in charge of Sid Brekke, district salesman. City *— Funeral services for Mrs W. O. Nelson, 83, former resident, who died Monday, April 29, at 3 p.m. .in Estherville, Vfrere held Wednesday afternoon at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Eugene Olson, pastor of the Baptist Church, Esthcrville, officiating. Preceding the services at the church there was a family service at Curtis Funeral Home. Mrs Nelson, who before her marriage was Josie Borgeson. had been in failing health for some time. Both> Mr and Mrs Nelson had recently been living in an Estherville rest home. Besides her husband, Mrs Nelson is survived by two sons, three daughters, and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mr and Mrs Nelson farmed near Swea City for many years, and later moved to town where Mr Nelson was in business as a livestock buyer. About 20 years ago they moved to Spirit Lake, and from there moved to Estherville about five years ago. Burial was in Harrison Township Cemetery with the Curtis Funeral Home in charge. Oil Week Planned Plans for Oil Progress Week, to be held next fall, were mapped out at a luncheon meeting of six Algona oil men at the Johnson House, Wednesday noon. Jerry Ferris and Ted Young are local co-chairmen. Guest speaker at the meeting was J. O. Morrison of the Sinclair Refining Co. j t_ Ex-Resident Of Burt Succumbs Butl — Mrs Bertha Stow received word Friday evening of the death .of her brother, Roy Cunningham, who lived near Glen Ellen, North Dakota. Mr Cunningham, 71, had planned to visit relatives here last year, but due to ill health was unable to come. He was born in this community in 1886 the eldest son of Price and Lizzie Cunningham. The mother died when he was young and Jio accompanied his father to North Dakota which has been his home most of the time since. Mr Cun- nfngham had been in the Mandnn hospital several days, but passed away at his home following results of a stroke. Senior Play On Friday, May 3 "Denth Takes n Holiday" will be presented in the Algona MK\\ school auditorium t o m o r r o w night, Friday, May 3, by tho senior class at 8 p.m. The plav. which is dirof'cd bv Harley Waller, and written by Alberto Casella, features u ca.-M. of 13. Reserved tickets will bo on sale at the high school today, Thursday, May 2, and tomorrow. Algona High School Senioi Class Play "Death Takes A Holiday" By ALBERTO CASELLA FRIDAY NIGHT May 3 Adm.: Adults 50c, Students 35c Reserved Seats on Sale Thursday and Friday, May 2 & 3, At High School 8p.m. OFFICE SUPPLIES Adding Machines Typewriters (Upright and Portables) Files & File Supplies Office Desks Office Chairs * (Steno and Regular) • Ledgers & Sheets AND DOZENS OF OTHER SMALLER ITEMS NEEDED IN OFFICE AND HOME UPPER DES MOINES I 111 E, Call St. Off ice Supply Dept. ALGONA Phone CY

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