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* WESLEY By Mrs. Viola Studer Picnic supper guests at the Ben G. Studer, home Wednesday evening, June 22, included Mr and Mrs John Cassel and daughter Susan Lynn, and Mrs Cassel's sister, Mrs Art Saastad, who are visiting from Los Arigeles; Mr and Mrs Nate Studer and family, Mr and Mrs Paul Studer and family, Mr and Mrs Ben Studer Jr. and family, Mr and Mrs Mark Studer and family and Mr' and Mrs Roland Walflschmidt and family of Spencer. The two Studer daughters, Mrs Mary Saastad and Mrs Bernadette Cassel, who had not been here for 5 years, her husband 'and daughter Susan visited another sister, Mrs (Eunice) Roman Ricke and family at Bancroft Thursday. Enroute home the later part of last week they stopped at East Dubuque to visit another sister, Mrs (Zita) John Welter and family. Adam Matern and his sister, Mrs C. J. Primising, the latter of Melvin, and Jerry Ricke attended the family gathering at Ben G. Stu- ders farm home Wednesday night. Mr and Mrs Lon Gouge had as their Sunday dinner guests, Mr and Mrs Joe Friedman and two children, Carol and Joe Jr. of Hal- bun. The Friedman family is spending a week at Clear Lake The Friedmans and Gouges were Monday evening dinner guests at the Bill Spangler home at Britt Mrs Gouge and Mrs Friedman an* sisters of Bill Spangler. No one presented the winnint number, 1455, for the 100 silvei dollars at the drawing Saturday 'June 25 ,at 3, nor for the 25 ilver dollars. That number was 2945. Elof Pearson got the 5 silver dollars at Studers, George Weig, the 1 silver dollar at DeBoer Hardware; Mary Arndorfer, he seven piece water set at Root lardware; and Will Stalzer, the 15 certificate at Bauer Implement. . The Wesley Wizards 4-H club eft Tuesday, June 21, with their eaders, Mrs Ralph Tjarks and tfrs Joe Miller, accompanied by Mrs Edna Wubben for the Methodist Camp at Clear Lake, where hey enjoyed a 3-day outing, .wimming, boating and really o'etting a good coat of tan or a ;ood sunburn. One evening was spent at Bayside. ' Those who went were Marlys Goetz, Mary Tane Trunnelle, Cathy Girres, "laine Neuroth, Virginia Miller, (race Goetz, Mary Lou Dimond, Mary Girres; Barbara Leek, Phyllis Dimond, Patty Youngwirth, Delores Goetz, Carol Girres, Patty Goetz and Julia Wubben. Mr and Mrs Richard Anderson moved recently into the Martin Hamilton house just west of the Hamilton Hatchery. Mr Anderson is a son of Mr and Mrs Homer Anderson of Lake Park and he is employed in Algona. Eighteen Girl Scouts and their leaders, Pauline Pfeffer and Beatrice Hildman, enjoyed a' sleep-out, June 24, in Foertsch's grove south of town. Five tents were set up and they cooked supper and breakfast in groups of four. Mr and Mrs Ed Gesme of Lake Mills were Sunday evening guests at the L. L. Lease home. The women are sisters. Carol Hemmingsen, employed at the Standard Oil Co. at Mason City, spent the weekend with her parents, Mr and Mrs H. E. Hemmingsen. Bill Koppen and Robert Kirkpatrick returned home Saturday night from 10 day's fishing in funeral For Mrs Siftier At Livermore Livermore — Funeral services for Mrs Frances Sittler, 93, who died at the home' of her son, Ole, Sunday evening, were held Wednesday, June 29, at 9:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church with Fr. P. M. Sturm officiating. Burial was in Mount Calvary cemetery, ana the Boggard Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Mrs Sittler is survived by three sons, Will, Humboldt; Jake. Mason City, Neb.; and Ole of Livermore; three daughters, Mrs Mary Moore, Chandler, Ariz.; Mrs William Hastings, Bode; and Mrs Richard Fullerton, Livermore Sixteen grandchildren, 26 great- grandchildren and two sisters Mrs Rose Bogel and Mrs Kate Sauer, Wheaton, 111. also survive Canada. The Robert Kirkpatrick family of Omaha, Neb. were Sunday guests of his mother^ Mrs jucille • Kirkpatrick and his grandmother, Mrs Anna Reno. In the soft-ball game played here Thursday, June 23, the dumnt team defeated the high chool girls 21-10. Thirty five dollars was taken in as gate receipts and it will go toward the und to buy soft ball supplies. Mr and Mrs Ben Matern and family of Meservey spent the weekend at the parental, Mrs Vlartha West home and with Other relatives. Thrpe ball teams, sponsored by the American Legion and coach- GASOLINE DANGER! week. , ,,' Mrs Bill Halterman and three children, Duane, Jean and Debra returned Wednesday of last week rom Creston, where they had spent a month with her parents, Mr and Mrs Lon Clanton. Mrs Jack VanCleve and son tu Des Moines, and Mrs Bill Laubenthal and daughter of Algona were at the parental, Carl Johnson home Friday. The W.S.C.S. met Wednesday afternoon, July 6, in the Methodist church with Mesdames Fred Eden, Ben Eden and Glenn Fuller as-hostesses. Shirley Bruns was the lesson leader and Vernelda Hansen led devotions. Walt Smith, son of Mr and Mrs Ray Smith, has been using crutches the past several weeks as he suffered a broken right ankle when he stepped off a tractor. . Joan Hollister carried her right arm in a sling last week as she had received a severe cut that affected the muscles of her arm. Mrs Charles Nygaard accompanied by Mrs O. T. Cherland of Lone Rock represented Kossutr County Farm Bureau women a the Mid-summer conference in D'es Moines, June 26-29. Mr and Mrs Edward L. John son and Jerry, Mrs Edward This en, Diane and Michael, Mrs Matin Hamilton and their mother Mrs Helen Johnson, were Sundaj dinner guests at the home of th( atter's brother, Leo Goetz ana 'arnily. •LuVerne By Mrs. Fern Bigings FIRES STARTING FROM IMPROPER STORr\GEOF<3ASOLlME RESULTS IN $ MANY COSTLY FARM LOSSES- i 7"A/<£T THESE SAFSTY'STEPS TON'T TRY T0 STOP 6AS . FIEE6 WITH WATER. KEEP I SPECIAL EXTINGUISHED 0N HAND-/ STORE 6AS IN PLAINLY MARKED, SEP £ANS ONLY BUILD GASOLINE STORAGE ,6HED AWAY FROM BUILDINGS SET BARRELS HIGH SO . CARJRACT0RCAN BE '< FILLED BY GRAVITY PLOW. PUT AUTOMATIC. CUTOFF VALVE AT END KEEP BOTTLE GAS , AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND ON SOLID PLATFORMS- Kossuth Mutual Insurance Assn. LOLA SC'JFFHAM, See'y- ed by Bruce Cranston, are having a very successful season. Midgets are boys, 15 years old and under and . play twice weekly. They have lost to Algona and won from Lone Rock, Woden, LuVerne and Algona. Several of the next age group, the Pee- Wees, play on the Midget team. They have one game per week scheduled and have won 2 out of 3. They lost to Woden, and won from Algona twice. Steven Doughan pitched a no hit 3 inning game here Friday night with Algona, the locals winning 6-0 The Midgets won 7-3 the same day. Jim Raney and Duane Price lead in batting averages "Peanuts", the team for boys, 11 years and under have only four | games scheduled for the season. Guests last week in the John Hugh farm home' were Mrs laugh's sister, Sister Mary Owen of Wooddale, 111. and their mo- her, Mrs Nellie McDougald of Chicago. Mrs McDougald remained for a longer visit. Mr and Mrs Bill Hays and Mrs Arthur Harris of Latimer were Sunday guests in the Glaus Tjarks home. Mrs Hays is a sis- ;er and Mrs Harris is a sister-in- aw of Mr Tjarks. Mr and Mrs Claus Tjarks celebrated their silver wedding anniversary, June 27, by entertaining a group of relatives and friends that evening in the Woden Christian Reform church. Mrs C. J. Primising of Melvin has spent the past several weeks with her brothers, Adam and Jule Matern, and with o'thei relatives. Mr and Mrs Larry Youngwirth, Mr and Mrs Jim Walker and Mr and Mrs Everett Ackerson were fishing at Iowa Lake Sunday. Mr and Mrs Gayle Studer and family and Mr and Mrs Maurice DeBoer and family were Tuesday evening chicken dinner guests at the Frank Grant home. A baby girl was born to Mi and Mrs Bruce Cranston Sunday morning, June 26, at Britt hospital. They now have three daughters and two sons. The baby has been named Cynthia Susan. Mr Crantson's nieces, Bonnie and Marilyn Snyder of Odebolt are helping out at the Cranston home. Ralph Sheridan of Freeport, 111. visited his uncle and aunt, Mr and Mrs George Sheridan, and lis cousin, Mrs L. T. Root and 'amily several days last week. Mr and Mrs Jerry Chamberlain and daughter of Long Beach, Cal. spent the June 19 weekend at the iome. of his sister, Mrs. Duane Studer und family. Mr and Mrs Howard Peehl and two sons, Jack and Mike of East Detroit, Mich, and Harry Lawler of Moravia, N. Y. spent the June 20 weekend with Vincent Doughan and family. Mrs Peehl, nee Josephine Lawler, was ia sister of the late Mrs Doughan and Mr Lawler is their uncle, who formerly lived at Crystal Lake. Other Sunday guests in the Doughan home were Phil Ballard of West Bend, Roger Doughan of Clarion und Belly Becker. Mr and Mrs Matt Louis und son Billy of Chicago spent several days last week in the Victor Loebig home. .They also visited other Doughan relatives. Don Powers began his work with the Webster Shopper last (quiet) Quiet as a mouse, quick as a bunny—that's the way to hang up your phone calls, replace the receiver carefully, release the line vour telephone when you find your quickly for emergency calls. Party- nartv line in use. Other tips for line courtesy is catching. North- good parly-line bcrvice; space out western Bell Telephone Company, Mr and Mrs Harold Trauger, sons, David, Dean and Dairyl arrived home June 26 f r o m a three week vacation trip to Riverdale and Lon'g Beach,/Cal., where they visited his father, Guy Trauger and brother, Leonard Trauger. , , Mr and Mrs Frank. Gronbach, accompanied by Mr and Mrs Herman Warmbier, of Algona spent June 19-26 on a fishing trip into Minnesota. Mr and Mrs William Goetsch and daughters had as guests the past week her brother, Mr and Mrs James Sykes, Bonnie and Jackie of Paramount, Calif, and sister, Mrs Fred Struthers and Freddie of Fort Smith, Ark Mr and Mrs Walter Merkle of St. Paul visited over the weekend with their sister, Miss Esther Merkle and their aged father Seorge Merkle, patient in Roberts Rest Home in Algona. Sara Blumer of Waukegan 11. has arrived for her summei vacation with her brothers, Fred and Peter Blumer, sister, Luella ilumer here, and Edward Blumer and Mrs Marie Ogren in Algona. Sally Shirk has concluded her visit in the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Hugh Shirk. She returned to East Orange, New Jersey, where she is a stewardess with United Air Lines. Mr and Mrs Fred Baumgartner, their daughter, Mr and Mrs Wayne Sanford and Connie, visited Saturday and Sunday in Minneapolis, with their daughter and sister, Mr and Mrs Durwood Burtis and Peggy Lee. Mrs Gerald Weller and son Robert, of Dayton, Ohio visiting in the parental, Mr and Mrs C. O. McClcllan home, spent the past week visiting her sister, Mrs Lyle Powell and family in Yale and her brother, Glen McClellan and family in Des Moines. Mrs Jessie Sanford concluded her visit of a week at Clear Lake at the home of her daughter, Mr and Mrs Irvin McGowan and family. Mr and Mrs C. B. Huff left Saturday for Fort Riley, Kan., to visit their- son, M/Sgt. and Mrs Cecil J. Huff, Sandra and Jon- imic. Mr and Mrs John Prior, sons John and Ronald, of Los Angeles visited Friday to Monday in the home of his brother, Mr und Mrs William Prior and family. Attending camp at Camp Meth- odje at Lake Okoboji fur the week are Karon Baker, Karer HavpCT, Faith Ann Rowen, Char les Weber and LeRoy Erdman. Mrs William Goetsch accompanied the young people as chaperone und councilor. Hal E. Roger was taken by ambulance, June 2li, to the Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge, for medical treatment. Van Hansen is confined to his home since suffering a coronary attack at the Hansen Lookers. Mr and Mrs Charles Rogge and family of Ida Grove visited theiv friends, Mr and Mrs William Prior. Marsha, Donovan and Sally, Sunday. Mrs Edith Prior of Sioux City came Friday to visit in the home of her sun, William Prim' and family. Sunday gu.ests in the Harry Lichty home were their son, Mr and Mrs DeRay Liclity, their friends, Mr und Mrs Charles Shaeffer und their families of Mason City. The men played golf at Algona Saturday ;md Sunday. Dana Lichty remained for a week's vacation with her grandparents. Mr and Mrs Alton Rosen- quisl and daughter Joyce, of Manson were weekend guests in the home of Mr and Mrs Herman Schulx. Mr Rosenquist is a brother of Mrs S,ehul/. Mrs Flceta Campbell and her granddaughter Shan Brothers, of Des Moines have concluded a 10- day visit in the home (-'f her sister-in-law, Mrs Percy Brink and Mr Brink. On Tuesday the ladies attended the Centennial in Goldfield. Mr and Mrs Harlan Helm and daughter Robbin Jo of Crystal Lake are spending some time in the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Albert Hefti. Mr Helm is in Cedar Falls, attending a summer school term at Iowa Stale Teacher's College. Miss Hulda Fritzemeier is at- ending summer school at the University of Iowa In Iowa City. Weekend visitors in the home f Mr and Mrs C. O. McClellan were their son, Mr and Mrs Glen ellan and family of Des koines. Ronald Stone, son of Mr and Vlrs Ray Stone, is spending two weeks in Iowa City attending the All-State Music Camp. His mo- her and sister, Mrs Ray Stone and Marcia took him to Iowa :ity. Mr and Mrs Harley Rusher urtis and Pamela visited recent- y in Dexter, Minn, at the home of Mr and Mrs Wayne RMenaur and family. Mystery sisters enjoyed an impromptu picnic supper in the town park Friday, June 24. Attending were the Mesdames John Ramus, Harry Lichty, Steven R. Baker, Hugh Shirk, Ray Agard, Gilbert Rowen, Paul Phillips, Bertie C. Ramus, Van Hanson, Jess Lindebak and Jess Jergensen. Mrs Edward Ramus visited the past week in Fort Dodge in the homes of her sons, Iryin and Orville Ramus and families. Marvin Miner, Van Meter, has signed as the English teacher in the Vernon Consolidated schoo for the coming year. The annual family reunion of the late Mr and Mrs Peter Thompson was held at the home of Mr and Mrs J. A. (Bert) Thompson in Iowa Falls Sunday, T une 19. Mr Allen Thompson of jUVerne was in attendance. Mr and Mrs Curtis Morgan at- ended a Morgan family reunion n Greenwood Park, Eagle Grove, Sunday. Mr and Mrs Joe Underberg and on Dean, visited Saturday and Sunday in the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Henry J. Hinz Mr and Mrs. Tom Moore of Kanawhn visiteS her aunt and uncle, Mr and Mrs Hal E. Roger Sunday evening. Sylvester Brace and William Rath were dinner guests Sunday in the Mr and Mrs Orlan Rutledge home in Algona. Announcement Of New Supplement At Ames, Aug. 4 The Thirty - seventh Annual Cattle Feeders' "Hey" Day will be held at Town State College \ugust 4 and is likely to attract cores of cattlemen and feed handlers from Kossuth County, according to county extension di- •ector Dean Barnes. Barnes says a high point of the event is expected to be the announcement of feeding results obtained with a new "Iowa economy supplement." This supplement is understood to cost only a little more than half as much per ton as other cattle supplements now available. The new supplement consists principally of corncobs, molasses, urea and minerals with a little stilbestrol. Thirty-two cattle are on experimental feed now at Iowa Stale College using this supplement. Results will be announced at the August 4 "Hey" Day. Other experiments likely to attract special interest from Kossuth County cattle feeders include one recently completed in eastern Iowa to determine the relative effects of stilbestrol and aureomy- cin in reducing the costs of wintering rations for beef steers Cornstalk silage and grass silage rations are used in this experi ment with 82 head of good to choice yearling steers. Thursday, July 7, 1955 Algeria (la.) Uppar Oa> Motnai- Iowa's Formers Have High Index The standard of living of Iowa's, farm families, consistently ranking the best or one of the best in the nation, hit a new high in 1954, reports Bernard F. Nowack, Director of Statistics and Market Research for the Iowa Development Commission. According to figures released y the U.S. Department of Agri- idture's Bureau of Agricultural Economics, in 1954 the farm iperator family level-oMiving index in Iowa was 185 against the national average of 134. Items on which these farm- operator family level-of-living indexes are based are: (1) percentage of farms with electricty; (2) percentage of farms with telephones; (3) percentage of farms with automobiles; and (4) average value of products sold or traded in the preceding calendar year (adjusted for changes in purchasing power of the farmer's dollar). Index figures have been calculated as far back as 1930, and since then the standard of living of Iowa's farmers has steadily risen, ranking first in the nation except for 1940, 1945 and 1954. NOW-IN OUR SHOWROOM See The Latest In Gas Built-in Kitchens T. Oats To Be Topic, Friday An oat variety discussion n^eet- ing will be held at the Bernard Thilges farm, 8 miles south and two miles west of Algona at 6:30 p.m. July 8, according to Dean Barnes, county extension director. The extension service, in cooperation with Thilges, has 15 different varieties of oats planted in a plot, side by side. This gives the farmers a splendid chance to see how the new varieties look and perform compared to the older more commonly known varieties. Each oat variety will be dis- ussed as to it's merits and weaknesses and the oat rust situation vill be explained. FIFTIETH At LeMars, Dr. Martin Joynt las completed 50 years as a jhysician. 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