The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 31, 1954 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 31, 1954
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MRS, AftDETH HALV6RSON • News editor August 31, 1954 Pobllihed By The Upper Oe» Molnas Publishing Co., Algona, Iowa W. S. C. S. Holds 'Xmas Party' Fenton Church Pentpni'—The Women's Society of Christian Sgryice held a summer ' 'party' in ' the Methodist church • parlors last Tuesday evening. The room was beautifully .decorated, including a Christmas tree.- Each, year at Christmas, the four circles give individual gifts of cash to the missions. This year they tried something at bit unusual, having their Christmas party in .AugUstj in order that these gifts may reach their destination in time for Christmas. There ;Was, a -special worship service', 'JesUs* Mission to Mankind", given by Mrs frank tytc- Fall. r t Many. Christmas" carols were sifrig attd enjoyed. Catherine and,'Miry -Ellen Ditsworth sang three; numbers accompanied by thein" mother ,Mrs Clayton Ditsworth.' A playlet "'Summer Christmas', .was-presented by Mesdames Alfred-' Meyers, Jack Gerhart, Fred/Brown,' Rex Wp|fe, Wendell Husth and Arlo'Ra'nney. • • During-a special offering service, ..while soft music was played, each: member placed her gift under,the Christmas tree. Mrs 'Frank McFall' and Mrs Clarence Osborn presided at the silver coffee service at either end of the" beautifully decorated table. Guests . helped themselves to colorful sandwiches and dainty cakes. Hostesses were Mrs Clayton Distwbrth, Mrs Gerald G.och- enour, Mrs Eugene Huskamp, Mrs , Oliver 'Stbeber, Mrs Don Weis- "brod,"'Mrs.Lester Weisbrod, Mrs Wendell- Rusch, and Mrs Frank Behne.. , A Kindergarten Planned For Sentra I District Fenton — A kindergarten will-became part of Ihe Sen- Iral school system, it was decided at x a meeting of the Sentral Community school board last week. The kindergarten will be held; in Fenion, part lime, probably two days a week, starling in two or three weeks, in the Dr. Waite residence, west .of the- Fenton creamery. Proper facilities will''have to be provided in the interval, before classes can start, Supl. Chase of the Sentral district said Monday. Mrs. Don Root will teach the' kindergarten class. Parents from the Sentral • district who desire fb have their children enter kindergarten' can register them at the Sentral district office in Fenton Supt. Chase said. Fenton Cdup/e Wed' Aug.8 Farewell Folks FentoH — A large number of relatives gathered at the B, G. Berkeland home Friday evening as a farewell for several Who are leaving for California. Present were Mr and Mrs Robert Berkeland and boys, Kent a v nd Joel Berkeland, Mr and Mrs Albert Cody and Maxine, Mr and Mrs Clifford Pringle and family, Mr and Mrs Curtis Olson and Le- Ann, Mr and Mrs Gaylord Olson and girls all of Fenton, Mr and Mrs Jerald Olson and fam- ijy, Mr and Mrs Alvin Olson and family of Ringsted, Mr and Mrs Howard Preston and family ot Swea City, Mr and -Mrs Kalmer Randa and family of Estherville. Sam Olson, Robert and Richard Cody, Rev.and Mrs Mark Svaren and family of .Sherman. , Mr and Mrs Albert Cody and Maxine and Sam Olson left Sunday for California with plans to visit relatives in:Idaho and Washington enroute. Mr and Mrs Cody will be gone about a month. Mrs Kalmer Randa and girls and Robert and Richard Cody left Monday for California and Mr Randa will join this family later in the fall. '•• Bitrhday Honors Guests in the home of Mrs F. iems Friday evening in observance of her birthday anniversary were Mr and Mrs'.Ernest Votteler, Mr and Mrs Herman Haack and Delois, Mrs L.Kuecker and Jean, Mr and Mrs Noah Reisner of Lone' Rock vicinity, and Mr and Mrs Vincent .Votteler. Honors Trip West ' *. i j - £** ',(•'! • * • - •• _ \. • •• ' A recently yre.d Fenton 'couple Is plctured^aboye. They, are Mr and Mrs Wayn'e' fioettcher. The bride is Hhe former Delores'Finne- stad, daughter of Mr and Mrs Norman-Fmnestad and the bridegroom is a son of Mr and Mrs Fred Boettcher.' x • They spoke wedding :yows Aug. 8 at St. John's Lutheran church, with Rev. W.!:H.:Friedneh officiating. The young 1 -couple will be at home on a farm hear Fenton. Both are graduates of Fenton : high and took a western wedding trip.—(Photo by Brown's'Studio, Algona.) Mrs Krause At f ... - : ., Lofts Creek Fenton — Mrs Howard Krause was honored at..., a miscellaneous shower Sunday, August 15, at the Immanuel • Church parlors at Letts Creek, •' Mrs Dick Stahl was in charge of the following program: Solo OUR OWN HARDWARE STORES Dazzling whiteness. Unusual wearing qualities. Guaranteed excellent results. Fa///5f/»e/(/efl/Se0son fpr outside painting! , e* Drier weother • Drier wood e Cwler pointing • Better drying ,., •• • fewer insects OR CHOOSEFROM THESE OTHER Mwy Swing PAINTS K _ SWRWX HOUSI PAINT $563 •F P|R GAL. Stoeber Hardware FINTONi IOWA by Gary Wolters 'O Perfect Love' and 'The' Lord's Prayer". Renee Votteler .sang I Lpve'iiYqu Truly and Birribo.""*Jariice Zumach gave a reading:. :A skit was presented by Sharon and' Faye Hantelman. Terry Juhl sang Secret Love accompanied by his sister Judy on the accordian, and' then' together they sang 'Invisible Hand.' Mrs Dick Stahl gave a reading and the program closed with Barbara Goodell and Yvonne Blopmquist singing 'Ricochet Romance'. Pat Etherington was'in charge of registering the guests. Mrs Dick Stahl, Pat Etherington and Sharon Hantelman assisted Mrs Krause with her many gifts. Hostesses were Mesdames:' Amos Finnestad, F. W. Jentz, George Jentz, Charles Newel, Emil Frank, Arlo Ranney, E. K. Johnson, Al Wilrett, Frank Dreyer, Gus Krause, Leo Schmidt, Alex Radig, Elsie Dreyer, Clarence Wegener, Donald Berkland, Al Bloomquist, Dick Stahl, Loren Miller and Eldon Hantelman. Mrs Krause is the former Lucille Etherington of Irvington and she has recently returned from California where she was with her husband, Cpl. Howard Krause. He is now stationed with the Marines at Kuson, Korea. John Light Guests Sgt. Glen Schmidt and his wife, the former Beverly Brooks visited from Thursday evening to Friday p.m. of last week with their grandparents the John Lights. From hero they drove to West Bend to the Grotto and on to Manning, Iowa to visit with Glen's brother and sister. They plan to leave the fore part of this week for Utica, N. Y. where Glen plans to enter Cornell University for his Master's degree. Farewell Party Mrs Albert Mitchell entertained at a farewell party last Thursday afternoon in honor of Mrs Gerald Voigt and James Richard. Following a social afternoon, lunch was served and Mrs Voigt and James Richard were presented with gifts from the group, Pl-eseni besides the honored guests were Mrs Ed Mitchell and Joan, Mrs Morris Mitchell, Mrs Dale Mitchell, Mrs.Nyles Heggen and David, Mrs Melvin Berkland and Marlin, Mrs William DeWall, Mrs Dale Voigt and Mark, Mrs Paul Zumach and Debra, Mrs Eugene Huskamp and Trudy and Mrs Carrie Voigt. ' ' Guests In Fenton Phyllis Kern has spent this past week visiting in the Clarence Yager home and Audra Kern has been visiting in the Lloyd Kern home. They are the daughters of Mr and Mrs Derwood Kern of Estherville. Mrs Ruth Rye and son Kit of Minneapolis have spent several days this past week in the' Ed Bruhn home. •' Mr and Mrs Delond Bolte and Mr and Mrs Merle Voigt attended the State Fair in Des Moines, Saturday and Sunday. ,'•'. The Fenion school will have a kindergarten class this year as soon as class room accomodations are ready. Mrs Donald Root will be the instructor. Mrs L. J. Weisbrod, Mrs Alfred Meyers and Mrs E. L. Vaux, the latter of Davenport were afternoon and supper guests in the,- ( Andrew Hansen home at Algona Friday of last week. Mr and Mrs Eugene Mansager and; boys have enjoyed a visit J with relatives and friends tit* Black Duck, Minn. . Saturday evening guests at the Albert : Mitchell home were Mr and Mrs Chester Skaar, Bernette and Alice of Primghar, Mr and Mrs Harlan Baustian of Grinnell, Mr and Mrs Donald Skaar of Lake Mills, Mr and Mrs Morris Mitchell,'Mr and Mrs Dale Mitchell and Dick Underwood. The occasion was in honor or Dale Mitchell's birthday anniversary. Mr and Mrs Paul Eigler and girls attended a drug seminar at Minneapolis last Sunday. They spent the evening with Mr ana' Mrs Gayle Keeley and Dorene Kohlwes. Monday they went to Deer River where they visited with the Otto Jensens until Wednesday. Mr and Mrs Ray Kyhl and family were honored at a farewell church dinner Sunday at the Methodist church. A gift was presented to the Kyhl family. Mr and Mrs Harold Berkeland are the parents of a daughter born at St. Ann hospital. She weighed 8 Ib. 8 oz. and has been named Julie Ann. Mr and Mrs George O. Jorgenson are enjoying a two week's vacation at the lakes in Northern, Minn. Mr and Mrs Donald Shaw were hosts to a Shaw family reunion on Sunday. There were thirty three in attendance from South Dakota, Nebraska, California and Iowa. Mr and Mrs Hartley Aust and family of Armstrong and Mr and Mrs Harold Lutz of Fairmont were Thursday evening guests of Mr and Mrs Don Stienberger. Mr and Mrs Otto Voigt of ffaopi, Minn, were Monday dinner guests in the William Voigt home. Mr and Mrs Ray Dreyer and family have returned from a two week s vacation visiting "relatives. At St. Louis, MO. they visited with Ray's sisters, Miss Lorena Dreyer and Mr and Mrs G. E. Shrum. They also visited relatives at Memphis, Tenn., Belzoni arid Jackson, Miss, and at Tyler, Texas. Mrs Ed Bruhn, local Auxiliary president, Mrs Merle Voigt, secretary and Mrs 1 S. E. Straley, county vice president attended a president and secretary school of instruction of the American Legion Auxiliary held in Algona, Tuesday. Mr and Mrs C, E. Shaw and Michael Rogers of Des Moines and Mf and Mrs George Shaw and two children of Whittier, Calif, spent from Friday through Monday at the Donald Shaw home. Mr and Mrs Arlo Voigt and family of Grove City, Minn, spent several days this past week visiting in the parental Art Voigt home and with other relatives in -this vicinity. A Lutheran Bible Retreat is being held Friday Sept. 3 through Monday Sept. 6. at the Ingham Lake Bible Camp. Speakers scheduled are A. W. Knock and Nels Pedersen. Monday evening dinner guests of the Dale Weisbrods were Mr and Mrs Lloyd Priest and family of Tacoma, Wash., and Mrs Calvin Kollasch of Houston, Tex. Roger Dreyer has finished his Junior life guard swimming test. A class of ten passed their tests at the Whittemore pool this, past' week. Karen Theasfield of Armstrong was guest Thursday to Saturday of this past week with her grandparents, the John Theesfields. . —-Mrs John Verbrugge of Armstrong and Mi's John Verbrugge Jr. and daughter Elaine of Swea City were Monday visitors in the Oliver Stoeber home. Elaine was guest of Susan's until Wednesday evening. • Mr and Mrs Henderson and family of Emmetsburg and, Mr and Mrs Merle Voigt and girls ,were Friday . evening Cupper, guests in the Gerhard Hantelman •home..' ,-• ' : . • . • Mr and Mrs Ernest Mueller and •Mr and Mrs Melvin Pompe vaca- tioned in the Black Hills Sunday to Friday afternoon of this past week. They also' enjoyed seeing the Passion Play. Mr and Mrs Everett Dreyer and Duane, Mr and Mrs Darrell Dreyer and Sally Rusch attended the fai at' Austin, Minn. A family picnic dinner was held at the Ed Bruhn v home Sunday. Present were Mrs Susan Fullerton of Dubuque, Mrs Augusta Bany, Elgin, Minn., Mrs Gertrude Herbner and Miss Hilda Baerman of Palmer, Mr and Mrs M. Bock of Storm Lake, Mr and Mrs Gerhard Hantelman and family, Mr and Mrs William Hantelman and family, Mr and Mrs Hilbert Hantelman of Mankato and Mr and Mrs Martin Hantelman. • Mr and Mrs Rudolph Miller of Emmetsburg were Wednesday dinner guests, in the Gerhard Hantelman home. Mrs Melvin Peterson and daughter Cora and Mrs Ethel Hennon, Kerry and Stephanie of Estherville were afternoon visitors, Mrs Henry Ehm of Des Moines is a guest this week of Mrs Freda Seims., Mr and Mrs Omar Lenning of Humboldt were weekend guests. Maxing Smouse and Margaret Agnes Mayer Johnson, conductresses, will lead , have a part, the ceremonies, in which six past matrons, Mesdames Lucy Hewett, Rena Haglund, Helen Nelson, (Ledyard) will Lillian Jones, Rose Mitchell, and A cacographer is a bad writer or speller. SO Year Member 0. E. S. Honored Swea City-—Win. Mather, who has been a member of the Order of Eastern Star for 50 years, holding various offices open to men in the women's organization, was to be honored Tuesday evening, Aug 31 at a meeting of the chapter. Mr Mather transferred his membership here from Rolfe some 40 years, ago. AIMhe observance' on Tuesday night, two addenda to the regular meeting will take place. All officers will take part in ceremonies at which Mr Mather will receive his 50-year jewel, with Worthy Matron Beulah Snyder and Worthy Patron Dr. R. F. Snyder in the East. Dr. Snyder will present the jewel to M. r Mather, as well as a certificate of life membership. Mrs Fred Hayen and Mrs Don Martin will sing a duet, with Mrs V. A. Barrett of Lakota at the piano. The hall will be decorated in gold and white. The second addenda of the evening will, be that ot observance, of Robert Morris day, honoring the founder of the order. OUR OWN HARDWARE am m PAINTS Andrew JJevkland observed his 80th birthday Friday of thU past week. Quests in the BerkJand hon^e Friday evening in, honor of the occasion were Mr and Mrs Ernest perkJand end fajnijy, Mr and Mrs Melvin Berkland and Mai'k, Mr and Mrs Bert Berkland and family, Mr and Mrs penni! Berklanc} and temifavJfp and Mrs Clarence Berkland and and Mr and Mrs A*! £ody. THOMAS and PiTERSEN FUNERAL CHAPEL Fenton, Iowa Experienced Embalmers and Funeral Director? ' Reliable 24 Hour Ambulance Funerals May Be Referred To Us With Confidence 100 IPOA 311 ^^•^^•^••••••••••^•^••••••••^^^^•^••••••••B USED MACHINERY l-John Deere "A" Tractor, 1944 1-John Deere "A" Tractor, 1946 1—John Deere 42 ft. 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