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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 12, 1955
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May 12,1955 May 12,1955 OrsonWells, radio program "Attack from Mars", cfiused wide-spread panic on 'Oct. 30, 1938. BURT HIGH SCHOOL-CLASS OF '55 Top row- left to right — Barbara Fairbanks, John Thompson, Betty Harmes, Donald Miller. Second'row — Larry Hinkley, Janet Ackerman, John Nauman and Shirley Peters. Third row — Darla Bussie, Jerry Davis, Georgia Angus, Donald Riebhoff. Bottom row — Barbara Ditimer, Velma Green, Carol. Rasmussen,' Mickey Hammerstrom. ''.'.' : . , , - ' - | ;(Pfiotos by Glenn Graham) ' , ' ' THESE PICTURES PRESENTED THROUGH THE COURTESY OF' Burt Savings Bank ;,-"3'.i- 1: * -.- :: 9 H'. ::H^E. Rachut, President . O. H. AAcMullen, Cashier' ^ Chlpnian; Ass^» Cashier Burt, Iowa , . Burt Co-Op Elevator ' r •/.-'. .v, .-";1. . • y/'"D MHIer,? Elevator Mgr. ' . ~ . •• .^.George.. Becker,, Lumber. Mgr. ,.'. >BUrt> Iowa \t« •-*• Whittemore Graduates May 17th I •• • •>•", ' \ M .. ' ..••'•'. ' * Academy Prom Held May1 At Plantation Hi Jinks -Detoied io "Behind ft* Scenes" hems From Algoha. High School. } > '' •' Mr DeMouth is .walking'ort ,thlrt ice these days. Last fall ne"J#6 pHesied a win at 'Clarion fotsths football team. He wafc so, conn-; dent of a. victory that he Said th if • Algona lost, we could • thf 6 him in the river in the sprltl_ when the ice went oUt. So .fat, he's on dry land, but he's blowing, up his water wings, just ia,c"ase.| ' Girls' gym classes -have playing Softball at, the .old. tic field the past couple of. week Mrs Lavigne ^brings • the .eqful- rnent in her car, and the girl* arw supposed to run down, but goirfgj back to the, school after the.'gahie.t MrslLaVigne usually has a wfibleV carfull of notJso-old bats. '' --•».* • . | Pay of the Prom — Girls milk' their hair in pin curls, Juniors finishing lip last-minute details- and gloating, people taking .cat naps in preparation for a Istrge^ evening. . * * * • Mr 'Palmer had a busy week supervising the Juniors in the, gym and trying to keep Dick Da-; vis av.'ake jn c.lass.. One o£ Mr Palmer's' lectures was* so fascinating that Dick got carried' away and fell on the floor. He's a quiet sleeper, though. It's the ones that snore that are distrjib- ing ' .* ,' .;.",.''••,"'•'.; The menu for the; banquet consisted of coral juice, chopped seaweed, pearls. baked seah&rse, greerc. buttered .sponges, pctupus LJCCti 1O| fc/LAfcfc^-A tV» 'i3^w«*tjWMj >»*• * **r* ""* ink, melted iceberg, sea biscuits,, •and polar cap ice and frosted rocks. Sound tasty? I,*;** e thing Can be said for those Chairs at school, they come in handy for all sorts of things. Cheryl VanderWaal had a nail sticking up inside her shoe so she USed the' leg of her chair in his* tory class to pound it out. ,Mr DeMouth took on his sixth p'erlod .American Lit class ih a game of 20 Questions. He handled the first two nicely but he bobbled the third. For this error, the other side was awarded a bojttle of pop apiece. Cresco Chums Met May 2 . ,The Cresco Chums met May 2 at the home of Beverly Gerber with Janice Besch, Betty Besch and Sheryll McNeill assisting. Talk was given by Elva and Jessie's on "Correct Garments for Spring Wear" modeled by Shirley Sorensen, Janice Besch, Dorothy Gade, Eunice Gade, Joyce Riebhoff, Ann Smith, Beverly Gerber, Susan Smith, Madonna, Gisch, Deanne Eisenbarth, and Arlene Kramer. Rosemary Kramer will, represent the club at 4-H convention Eunice Gade and Delores Eisenbarth will represent the club at 4-H camp at Clear Luke. Madonna Gisch and Betty Besch will represent the club at rally day in Chorus. Guests were Mrs Tony Sorensen, Mrs Victor Rochleau, Mrs Arthiu- Gade, Mrs Cliff Riebhoff. 1 Mrs Jerome Eisenbarth, Mrs Wayne Smith, Mrs Ed Besch, Mrs Paul Hurn, Mrs Arthur Thilges, Mrs John Gisch, Mrs Jim Besch, Helen Gade, Barbara Hurn, Mrs Paul'McN.eilL' The next meeting will be at •Eunice; Dorothy and Lucille 'Cade's. MQRE VALUE ~, MO^tONE ! ; ,./;,'_•-'.Miss 1 COST. When You Select'Your Diamond at ;•*•; IDRIJGS p/ytiOV<yMo»V» Open Evenings j ' ' ~ , * • Vi -. i By Art Heidenwith WhiMemore—Graduation exercises for seniors of the Whittemore High School will be held Tuesday evening, May 17, at the school gymnasium at 8 o'clock, The program for the evening follows:' Music — Mrs J, M. Fleming. Processional—Junior and Senior Class Salutatory — Judith Greinert Address — Rev. A. C. Krueger Class Song — Senior Class Valadictory,— Lael Pettit Presentation of Class — Supt, F/E. Slagle. Presentation of Diplomas — Stanley Brotherton Star Spangled Banner —Audience, i , Those who will graduate in the 1955 class are Michael P. Baumann,'Norman L. Barber, Janet Bergeson, Ruth Bell, Judith Greinert, Mary Jane Hanover, Lucinda A. Mogler, Richard Maahs, Lael Pettit, Ralph A... Sebers, Darlene Wagner and Selma Wichtendahl.' - ' . Class night will be held Monday, May 16, for the senior class in the Public School Gymnasium at 8 o'clock. x / Class History will be given by Judith Greinert, and the Senior Presentation to the Junior Class by Selma Wichtendahl. Presentation of Awards will be made by the faculty and Harlan Leininger. Academy Banquet, Prom The Senior-Junior banquet and prom for .Presentation Academy students was held Tuesday, May 3, at the Plantation Ballroom. In the center of the dance floor was a large Maypole which revolved during the evening. -In the. booths were small maypoles "• ' •'• "' with butterflies on each. In the front the top •: of of the hall was the Blessed Virgin, placed.'in a shrine of blue, set off by yellow ribbons arid surrounded by fresh apple blossoms, . . , Rev. • Gerald Zenseti, acting ; as toastmaster, -introduced- the fol- lowingujtudents for theiafter din- «}ner program;-.- Elizabeth Duffy, James Derner, Kareti Loebach, Mary Rae Hogan, Francis Kisck, Laura Elbert, James McDonnell and ih con'clusio.n, Rev. William Veit. Mrs J. M. Fleming was tl\e pianist. The committees consisted of Elizabeth. Duffy, Nina Weber, Jeanette Faber, Booths; Blessed Virgin Mary, Joan Schuller, Rita Streit, John Thul, Laomine Schuller; Hall, Jerome Kliegl, James Elbert, Ray Dean Harms and Raymond Kemna; Tables, Emilie Bormann, Eileen Kollasch, Lavonne Kbllasch; Tickets, .Kenneth Mergen and Leo Farrell. » Laura Elbert led •> the Grand March with James Derner, Karen. Loebach and James McDonnell' were next in the march. Heading the Junior, Class were Elizabeth Duffy and Leo CMC'l NEW HYDRA-MAT1C V8 RUNABOUT is your reputation-on wheels YOU publicize the "blue chip" standing of your business when you put your name on a Blue Chip GMC. Come in and let us show you. 'See for Tr/p/e-C/ieckeci yse<af 116$Q. Thorington IIPl^klWlBlP fclBi • •;., pilF.Blpi'THIr m Wm •• llfe>4HP ; -,' • '#-* & ' M Algona, Iowa Dahl-Johnson Wedding Recent newly-weds are Mr arid Mrs Loren A. Johnson, pictured above, who were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony performed Saturday morning, April 23, Jn St. Cecelia's Catholic church'. Rev. Harold V. Cooper officiated. The bride is the former Jacqueline Joanne Dahl, only daughter of Mrs Isabel Dahl of 304 West College street, and Loren is the son of Mr and Mrs Lester Johnson of Algona. The Johnsons are now at home at 5 East Call street, following their wedding trip. (Brown's Studio Photo) Farrell, 55 To Join Scouts ' •".>• "••••• Fifty five boys from Whittemore and its vicinity signed up to become Boy Scouts in the near future at the Public School, Monday afternoon, May 9. A committee was chosen recently to organize the troop. Vic Perkins is chairman and serving with him are Milton Espe, secretary; Francis -Slagle, treasurer; Martin Zimmermann,' property man, Gene Martini; advancement man, Carl Johnson; outddor man, and Stan Brotherton, publicity man. Rex Swanson is Scoutmaster, Rev. Gerald Zcnsen, assistant scoutmaster. Merlyn Wegener is liaison between the scout orgai}- ization and the American Legion. Slagle will assist Gene Martini with the advancement work. Band On T-V M AY SPECIAL highly polished aluminum Beverage Pitcher Full 2 '/J quart capacity. Beautiful modem design, sturdy weight,.. use it with pride on any occasion—dining table, living room, porch or patio. Extra durable . . . handle and ice bridge welded on—can't loosen. Offer good while supply lastsl REGULAR $2.39 VALUE $|19 KOHLHAAS HARDWARE ALdONA dun OWN HARDWARE Gayle Thompson, band instructor, took a grpu.p.,_pf Jjau&^mem- bcrs and'Rev. Gerald Zensen to • Mason City, Monday, where the little German Band, which was organized .about a year ago broadcasted over KGLO television in the afternoon. Those who are members of this band include Gayle Thompson, Rev. Zensen, Mary Bormann, Joan Schuller, Victor Hansen, Pat Mergen, Robert Eisele, Pat- Lonergan, John Thul, Marvin Ostwald and Gayle Meyer. Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Harold Schmeling were Mr and Mrs Carol Block and family and Mrs William Schmeljng of Windoin, Minn, and Mr and Mrs Fritz Gil- mann and family of Estherville. Mrs William Schmeling accompanied them home to Windotn, after spending five weeks here. Mr and Mrs Roger Yarbrough of Storm Lake spent the weekend at the home of Mrs Yarbrough's parents, Mr and Mrs Henry Mueller. They all were Saturday evening dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Roger Scott and family in Burt. Mr and Mrs Harold Kuecker and son Jay and daughter Joyce, of Whittemore, and Mrs Bessie Walker, Mrs Jerry McKean and daughter Jill and son Gary and Arthur Locke of Algona were Sunday dinner guests ut the home of Mr and Mrs Lloyd Walker in Albert Lea. Lloyd Walker is a son of Mrs Bessie Walker and Mrs Kuecker. a sister. Mr and Mrs Williai'd Mentz and family of Fenton, Mr and Mrs Elmer Ostwald and Walter (Stitz) Meyer of here and Mrs William Zimmerman of Fort Dodge _ were Sunday dinner guests at' the home of Mrs Freda Zimmermann. In a deal made last week Frank Kollasch bought the home of the late Mrs Harvey Dailey. Mr and Mrs Kbllasch do not expect to retire from the farm .for several years, but due to the shortage of building plots here they decided to buy for the future. Mr and Mrs Al Scharpf and Mr and Mrs William Schwanke of Cedar Falls spent the weekend here with Mr and Mrs Archie Voigt and other relatives. Mr and Mrs Fred Maahs of Kansas City visited here several days with relatives. Mr Maahs was a former Whittemore boy and grew to manhood southwest of town on a farm. Mrs John Meine spent from Thursday until Sunday at the home of her daughter and husband Mr and Mrs Arthur Balmer in Estherville. Mr and Mrs Herman Bode and daughter, Marleen of Corwith visited with Mrs Bode's mother, Mrs Elizabeth Eisele and Mr and Mrs Daniel Foley Sunday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Ellsworth Heidenwith and son Lyle, Mrs Dorothy Rosendahl and son Danny and daughter, Kay Frances, and Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith were Sunday .afternoon and evening visitors with Mr and Mrs Herbert Potratz.

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