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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

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4-Algoha (la.) Upper Des Molrtas Seneca School Opens Aug. 3D; Nine Teachers ,, Senecal- feupf Gordon Christ ianson announces thW tWi !l»B4 55' school 'year will offictell otferi'McjiTday Aug! .30. School • buses iwill pick UD children be- tvfeefi$:lfl >and 8i30 that .morn- -.IK4' ; And I they will be.- brought ' program. _ The Seneca Sparklers p each mother with a corsage when they entertained at a Mother, fioMe «again before* dinner that day. Book rent will be $4.00 pet year for all except kindergarten children, who will pay $2.00 per year. Hot, lunch prices will be a uniform 25 cents per meal payable each Monday of the current week. . Kindergarten children will jneet on Tuesday and Thursday during Hhis first semester and on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of the secorid semester. . The school faculty is complete with Gordon Christiansen as Supt.; Lester Becker, Physica. v Education and English; Loif \ Becker* vocal and instrument music and English, Economics Geography, Sociology and Gov ennmeht; Richard Pannell, 7th & 8th grades: Mrs Donald Anderson, 5th and 6th; Mrs Eleanora Petersen, 3th and 4th; Mrs Jeanne Berkland 1st and 2nd; and',Mrs Jeanne Holdren, Kindergarten. The bus drivers will be Alfred Petersen,'Olaf Oftedahl, Clifford Pringle and Raymond Bergum. Olaf Oftedahl will again be custodian and Eunice Sanders and Florence Petersen will be in charge, of the school lunch Ci, 5 K"nre™ry« S n 'pCd\«,i. I -°%rS isch will be the. September host- Mr and Mrs Cecil Baldwin and Donald spent the weekend at Des Moines at .the home of a niece of Mrs Baldwin, the A. Storms. Mrs O. R. Patterson, Mrs P. H Petersen and Mary Patterson drove to Cedar Falls Sunday where they spent the day at the home of a sister, Mrs Mary Jepperson. ' . Mr and Mrs Cecil Baldwin Donald and Tom Nielsen drove to club wil hold their annual club family picnic dinner at the Hands Park Fenton News Mr and Mrs John Cattol ot Norfolk, Neb. were guests in the Jon Steinberger home Friday hrough Sunday. Mr and Mrs Gerharl Kraus6 nd family of Kanawha, ana Mr dnd Mrs Elmer Krause artd gifls were Sunday dinner guests in he Ervin Krause home, Mr and Mrs Joe Madden were Wednesday afternoon and even- ng visitors in the Will Chesley lOme at Fairmont. Mis Oliver Stoeber spent Thursday afternoon with' her jrother Joe Verbrugge at Arm' Mr and Mrs Dean Nellis of Ft. Dodge were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs Amanda Kern. Mr and Mrs Lloyd Kern and family were afternoon callers. Mr and Mrs Jack Tieman and Terry and Mr and Mrs W. R. Wolf were Sunday dinner guests in the Calvin Householder hbrne at Lone Rock. The courtesy was in honor of Mrs Wolf's birthday anniversary. Mr and Mrs S. E. Straley were Thursday afternoon and evening visitors in the Donald Void home THOMAS and PETERSEN FUNERAL CHAPEL Fenton, Iowa Experienced Embalmers and Funeral Directors Reliable 24 Hour Ambulance Service Funerals May Be Referred To Us With Confidence Ringsted 100 100 A 21A 21B at Lake Mills. Mr arloV MM Clafene* Yager and boys were Sunday/dinner Quests in the, Marvin , Neisson rvotne' at Mllford. The Fettlbn ProgfftfisotS 4-H club held their August .meeting With Ronnie Mortfirtsoft. ' Following the regular business-meeting ana planning tor fair, slides were shown. William Hantelm'an was also present to show and explain several types of fire extinguishers to the boys. Mr and Mrs Joe Madden visited with relatives in Cedar Rapids Thursday to Sunday bf last week. C&ming Events Thursday, Aug. 25-r St.'John's W? M. F.; Mark Circle. , . Monday, Aug, 30 — (Worker s Conference. •<-.-, Wednesday, Sept. 1—St.- John s Ladies Aid. Thursday, Sept. 2—St. Luke':. Ladies -Aid; W.S.C.S.; .Blakjer W. M. F. Mission program. will f em kt ilal. ' ahd tiki iy Carniean, dattghte?<6_ _.. Francis Carmean, Underwent sur at St. Ann hospital,. Mrs Jeafl >atrow JreturAed";tp If. his health con- his 'future ble tragedy may, afteTailV/havf turnedI intb blessing 1 by giving to this gifted, roung s man .the ^ofcwruftity he night ''.dtWfri* have missed, hat' M TtuMrte with the, firie« rs Mr and Mrs Lyle England and family attended a family gather ing at Minneapolis Sunday. Mrs Raymond Bliss from Ame visited at the home of her mother Mrs Emma Pannell from i-riday until Sunday of last week. Beginning Sept. 5 services at the Seneca Lutheran Church wiU DC held regularly at 9:30 with Sunday school at 10:30 .Here to- fore services were held alternately early and late, at Seneca and Swea City Vet, HiJ By TB, Makes A Comeback ,a o uyniB »»'"'. -••.-< r"C.T<i nstruotors.m the subject he naa once 'laid' aside 'as, a drfeam im- ftlCfi ieuu CIPAVAI- ««, 7* , • possible of fulfillment. . . With his pencils and pdlnts on his bedside table, his ..drawtog joard held oft his knees in the hospital bed,, and his bathrobe as iis Working • clothes, Warren Swing is 'on the v road to success. Seneca Church Women Meet Seneca—the Seneca (Blakjer) W.M.F. hed its regular meeting at the church basement Friday aftetttoon. Rev. Harlan Blockhus conducted the devj'jons, and the Thursday after a Week's: I her sfster-Jn-law Mr* . lesson was presented by Lawrence fjohannesen. A ' Mrs skit . Bailey took her daughter, Mrs Sheldon Merrill, Jr. and three children, Jim Kathy and George back to their home at Louisburl, Mo. last Thursday She spent Friday with them and returned home again on Saturday. Mr and Mrs Ira Blomquist and daughter Sandra from California are visiting at the home of the latter's mother, Mrs Emma Pannell They will go from here to Ames where they will spend some time with Mr Blomqmst s mo- th Mrs Bertha Pommer of Algona and Mr and Mrs Gerritt DeWaard of Woden were Thursday even- Ing guests at the Henry Loof 1 home. The group enjoyed a picnic supper %t Harry's Place on Hi Mrs L Emma Pannell visited recently at the home of her son at Spencer, Iowa; the Maurice Pan_-ii;, » ! nells. SAME FARM One hundred years of ownei- ship was observed recently, when 62 desoendants of William and Mary Spurrier held a reunion at the Spurrier homestead near Aniana. William Spurrier purchased the farm in 1854, for $1.2o per acre, and it has remained m the family ever since. FENTON BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY GENERAL INSURANCE J. WALLACE SMITH Agent , WEISBROD Implement Company JOHN DEtRE DEALER Bu». 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 HANTELMAN'S GARAGE Auto & Tractor Repairs FENTON, IA. Good Food Good Coffee HOME CAFE WE DELIVER BULK FEED JAVE $ 10TO $ 15 Per Ton Fresh Mixed and Direct From the Mixer. Felco or Made To Your Own Specifications Ask Us For Details and Prices Fenton Co-Op Elevator FENTON, IOWA By Mrs Walter G. Smith Swea City — It takes courage md determination to turn mis- ortune into the means of at- aining a lifelong ambition, but Warren Ewing of Swea City eems to have done it. He is on the way to success as i commercial atist, though hts itudio is a hospital bed in the State Sanatorium for Tubercu- osis Patients, at Oakdale, Iowa and his working hours are limited to one half-hour per day. Warren, a dark, slender young fellow in his mid-thirties, is the youngest" son of Mr and Mrs Oliver Ewing of Swea City. Following graduation from the Swea City high in 1938, he went to California and enrolled m a night school course in art there. That six weeks course is the only art instruction Ewing ever had, up to now. ' Weds Classmate His marrage to June Northern, his high school sweetheart (daughter of Mr and Mrs Wm. Northern, former Swea Cityans now at Thompson), took place 15 years ago. Art education is long and costly, and the prospects of success in that field are uncertain. So Warren took a position in the Greyhound bus terminal, , jn Washington, D. C. With a growing family his art was relegated to the position of a hobby. Nevertheless, Ewing continued to draw Following World War II, thL Ewings and their children re- urned to Swea City and Warren ecame" a postal clerk. In July, 951, he went back to Wasning- on, D. C. to resume his old posi- ion with Greyhound. But the ollowing February he became ritically ill, and his ailment was iagnosed as tuberculosis. He was brought back to the Oakdale sanitarium, and his wife nd four children remained in Swea City. Last November, bad luck struck ai other blow. Warren, who had Deon hoping that surgery would hasten his recovery, contractea nfluenza. Regaining the ground thus lost has been slow work; but Warren is unfailingly cheerful and hopeful. Now it seems thai at last fortune is smiling upon him for through a federal rehabilitation program, he has at last A-eceivecl the opportunity to study art. Moreover, he is meeting with .striking success. Starts Art Course Famous Artists Inc., of West port, Conn., offers three corres pendence study courses througr the rehabilitation program. Ar iSngeu according io tne difficul iy oi the material, they are priced in that order. The prospectw student must submit two of hi drawings with his enrollment ap plication, and the faculty judge decide which course the student talent best tits him for. Warre was proud and happy to b selected tor the most difficu course, and to,have the rehab Illation officials okay nis enrol muni, all expenses paid. Th bggest thrill, however, was r ceivud when word came from th rehabilitation officer in Washing- Ion L>. C., that not only had Warren been accepted for the most acivaiua-'d course but that his application had been marked •100% plus excellent'—the highest marks ever to be granted Io an applicant at the school. Warren does not confine himself to the work prescribed by the course. Though doctors allow him to draw lor only 30 minutes a day, he finds time to sketch fellow—patients, visitors, or hospital attendants, and his wife is the proud possessor of a drawing of their four children done from a photographl Warren's likenesses are starting in his drawings; his ability at port raiture seems almost uncanny although he draws landscape and still lite witli competence too. Marvin Uhr, a Swea City farm ei, ia a patient just across th hall from Warren, and the tw exchange news and mail. Mi_ Uhr is working in the children division of the hospital, and she too is able to look in on the two men frequently. Marvin is a comparative newcomer to the hospital, his case haying been detected by the mobile X-ra;. w////w/ff/MMff/w/flpm\ " nit -which visited Swea City last November, but he hopes to be ready for lung surgery soon. Meanwhile, the two Swea City men enjoy one another's com- Aug. 16 A Big Day Sunday, August Id,, will be a red-letter day. for Warren Ewing arid his family, if alLgoes well. He has been promised by his doctors that he may .be out of bed and may join his family on the shady hospital grounds for the picnic that had to be postponed last,year., For the oldest- son, Michael,'it will be a special thrill, for it will'be his 14th;birth- day observance, the first he has . :ii_ U!« IntVim* tr» fnur years. a . 'was presented by Mrs Gordon Christiansen,' Mrs Cleo Classon, Mrs Ole Retersen, Mrs Otto Wilberg, Mrs Curtis Olsen and Mrs Peter Thorson. . ' , Mrs Henry ' Wilberg _ read an article ori Foreign Missions. Reff eshments were served by Mrs Kenneth Thompson ' and Miss Bertha Olsen. A special Mission Box Program will be held Sept. 2. . Four Bancroft People Are Now Surgery Patients Bancroft— Roman Wilhelmi underwent surgery on his eye at Park hospital Mason City, Wednesday. His father F. X. Wilhelmi remained at the hospital for further treatment. Mrs Wilhelmi went over Thursday and Mr and Mrs - ^sceofa, Wis. and Dorr, Mason Cits, - f — weekend with-their brother, and Mrs Cletus Dorr and Attisa., Mrs Nellie Kirsch was .showered with a gift of cards ott hflr 88th birthday Wednesday. Mrs Kirsch llve.6,alone here. '..' s Mr and Mrs Laurence Bergman and family spent the-weekend at the Richard Menke cottage at Arnolds Park. . , loretta Weber entertained a group of ladies at a party at .her home Monday evening. Ladybugs are useful to gardeners, because they destroy harmful insects. DANCE CLASSES Margery Jolley Registration Sat. Sept. 4 2i30 10 5 p. m. 303 E. Elm Ages Beginning ai 4 • Years Farmers planted 440,000 BU. MORE OF •"•••' • " '.: ' '•'•'"' • ' '• '' • .'.:.: J " ' I PIONEER seed corn last spring than just 2 years ago. ' " ",'''','• ^.' I •'•.'• '" ' -^ !' That's proof they like its performance! C. L. Bailey — Algoria R. I. Mawdslev ••- Algona Eugene Kollasch — Bode W. J. 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