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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 20, 1955
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MAS, AftGlf H HALVERSON "."•-,' * N«wt Editor October 20, 1955 % Published By Th« Upper 0ei Molrtei Publishing Co., Algona, Iowa Fenton Man Hurt In Crash Gerald Cody Hospitalized At Fairmont Feriion—A Fenton man, Gerald W. Cody, is in the Fairmont Community hospital with multiple compound fractures of the right leg and dther injuries as the result 6f an accident near the entrance to the Boy, Scout Camp early Monday morning. The accident happened sometime priot to 4:30 a.m. when Cody failed to make the turn arid his 1954 Chevrolet went into the ditcH.and rolled over. It is not known how long Cody was in, the Wreckage before being found. Th6 .accident was discovered at 4:30. a.m. by Leonard Jorgenson of Fairmont, who brought Cody to the . Fairmont Community hospital. He was in the emergency ward for over five hours according to reports Tuesday morning. He suffered an ear injury, a scalp wound, shock, and a severe blow on the head as well as the fractures. His physician said that he was doing as well as could be expected at this time. Cody was apparently alone in the auto at the time of the accident. Junior Play Is Offered Oct. 28 Fenton — The Fenton Junior class will present its play, 'Dear Diary 1 on Friday evening, Oct. 28 at 8 o'clock in the gym. The cast of characters is as follows: .' •Glennis Finnestad as Janet Maxwell; William Fuoss as John Maxwell; Jo Ann Sunde as Connie their daughter; Beth Ann Newel,'as, Betty Lou another daughter; Gary Wolter as Wilber their son. Roger Potratz as Hercules, Wilbur's friend; Janet Theesfield as Bernadine, Betty Lou's friend; Billy Jentz as Marvin, Connie's boy friend; Diane Wichtendahl as Miss Murray thd • teaehei«r' Gary 1 Zumach as J. C. Mallory, Mr (Maxwell's boss; Marlene Freyholtz as Molly, one of the gang; Marlys Jentz as Miss Lewis, Mrs Mallory's secretary. The play is a three act comedy given under^the direction of Mrs Oriole Christiansen. 4-H Clubs Hove Two Meetings Fenton—The Fenton Progressive Boy's 4-H club met Tuesday evening at the Roger Dreyer home. Twelve boys arid their leaders, Dr. Vncent Vottelcr and Ervin Borchardt attended. Tne new officers were installed. President, Roger Dreyer; vice president, Bill Jentz; secretary- treasurer, Norman Bellinger; reporter and historian, Jerry Waite. It was voted to enter Roger Dreyer as a delegate for county officer and Jerry Waite as his campaign manager. After the meeting a delicious lunch was served. The club would appreciate any new members that would like to join. The next meeting will bo at Bill Jentz 1 home in November. The Fenton Forward 4-H girls met Tuesday evening with Brenda Finnestad. Eleven members and their leaders, Mrs Arno Juhl and Mrs Lloyd Sunde were present. Karen Seegebarth was Complete Dinners T-BONE STEAKS $1.35 SHRIMP DINNERS $.1.10 OYSTER DINNERS $1.00 CHICKEN DINNERS 85e HOME CAFE FENTON Two File For Mayor, Fenton Fenion—There will be a contest for the office of May* or in Fenion in the election to be held Tuesday, Nov. 8. G, R. Krause, incumbent, who is a candidate for reelection, will be opposed toy J. ft. Waite, Fenion veterinarian. All members of the present council are Candidates for reelection. They are • M. C. Hantelman, Ed Meyer, Charles Theesfield arid Frank McFall. welcomed as a new member. The new officers were installed: president, Alice Qeitzenauer; vice president, Joan Sunde; secretary, Brenda Finnestad; treasurer, Ruth Miller; historian, Janet Theesfield; Ruth Miller was appointed as reporter. The November meeting will be with Janet Theesfield. New members are -welcome to join. T&CCIubTo Sponsor Party On Halloween Fenton—The Town & Country Woman's Club is sponsoring a Halloween party for the children of the. Fenton Community, Monday evening, Oct. 31. The children will gather at the Fenton park at 7:30 p.m. and will then parade to the Fenton Community Center, for the remainder of the entertainment. All children of the Fenton Community from pre-school age through the 8th grade are invited. Further particulars w.ill be announced in next week's paper. This is the 5th annual party given by the Town & Country : Woman's Club. Good Neighbors The following good neighbors picked and cribbed 70 acres 01 ceorrr'foi'-Bob Berkeland ;on>Wed-i nesday, Oct. 12. Rueben Berkland, John Weirsma, Nyles Heggen, Amer Cody, Bob Huskamp, Bud Arganbright, Oscar Berkland, David Berkland, Lloyd Berkland, Bertel Berkeland, Ed Mitchell, Otto Solberg, Gerald GeCsman, Gerald Cody, Carl Ohrtmann, Melvin Berkland, Ernest Berkland, Benny Berkland and Marvyn Berkeland. Seventeen tractors 'were •• us °d with eight 2-row pickers, 18 wagons and two elevators. Many^ of the wives helped serve the noon meal. The 70 acres were picked, by 2:30. Bob Berkeland has been unable to do any of his field work since injuring his back on July 10th. School Honor Roll The Honor Roll for the first six week's period at the Fenton school is as follows: highest honors; Joan Gushing and Pamela Weisbrod; Honors, Wayne Gross, Beth Ann Newel, Joyce Voigt, Janet Behne and Jane Ruger; Honorable mention: Eugene Licb, Marlys Jentz, JoAnn Sunde, Ardyth Drone, James Gowans, Norma Larsen, Evalon Schlei, Donald Mienko and Joan Weg- encr. " In Junior high, highest honors went to Judy Saxton, and honors to Judy Juhl and Becky Householder. W.S.C.S, Circle The Mabel circle of the WSCS met Thursday afternoon with Mrs Don- Shaw with Mrs Charles Beavers assisting hostess. Eighteen members answered roll call. Circle guests were Mrs Lyle Newel and daughter Jan and Mrs Emil Frank. The lesson was presented by Mrs Merle Voigt. DePew fellowship Mrs Ernest Berkland was hos.t- ess to the Depew Fellowship circle in her home Thursday afternoon. Mrs H. L. Norheim presented the Bible study. Readings were given by Mrs John Finnestad and Mrs William DeWall. Mrs Bob Berkeland and Mrs B. G. Berkeland sang a duet. Plans were made to pack Christmas boxes at the next meeting. Circle guests were Mrs Art Kabrick and Mrs David Berkland. Infant In Hospital Donald, two month old son of Mr and Robert Chestnut- wood, is a patient at Blank Memorial Hospital, Des Moines. The little infant underwent surgery Thursday morning. Mrs Don Weisbrod Went to Des Moines Tuesday to be with Mrs Chest- nutwood, who had just been released, from the hospital Saturday following an appendectomy. Mrs Weisbrod returned home Friday. Fenion Fire Call The Fenion Fire Department answered a call 10 the Orville Weirier farm this past week. Corn ' shucks caught fire as men were unloading., ai the elevate*. With quick and alert work, the fire was extinguished before the firemen arrived. Legion Auxiliary Met The Legion Auxiliary met Friday, Oct. 14, in the home of Mrs Martin Ohm. Fifteen members answered roll call. Mrs Ferdinand Mueller was welcom* ed as a new guest. Mrs Clarence Osborn, the secretary of Kossuth County , Organization for Retarded Children, showed the film 'Tuesday's Child'. Five dollars was given to the U.S. Veteran's Hospital at Iowa City ^and $2 to the 8th District project of buying nursery equipment for the hospital at Woodward. A' county meeting will beheld at Whittemore, Nov. 1st. Mrs Gerhart Hantelman will be the November hostess. Honored At Shower Bonnie Sanders was honored at a miscellaneous shower Friday evening, Oct. 14, at the Fenton Community Center. Hostesses were Mesdames R. F. Laabs, John Fuhr, Arnold Laabs, Roy Chrischilles, Fred Mortenson, Lena Bleckwenn,- Delond Bolte, M. E. Hiatt; Larry Alt, John Gramenz, Clara Fauerby, Miss Helen Fuhr and Miss Amanda Shutt. Assisting Bonnie with her gifts were Helen Fuhr, Mrs Arnold Laabs and Patty/ Sikora. Bonnie Sanders and Arnold Nielsen will be married Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Bethany Lutheran church in Emmetsburg. Friendly Neighbors The .Friendly Neighbor club me^ Thursday, Oct. 13, with Mrs Arlo Ranney with Mrs Bette Ranney co-hostess. Seventeen members answered roll call, 'new cookies I have tried'. Mrs Anna Reimers was a club guest. Mrs Elsie Dreyer read several selections of interest. Mrs Ed Meyer and Mrs Darrcl Dreyer were in charge of the encrtain- ment. Various games were conducted. A cookie exchange was enjoyed by the members. Guest Day Held By Woman's Club Fehton-—The annual guest day party ,of the Fenton 'Woman's club was held Tuesday. Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Methodist church parlors. Seventeen members were present and each brought a guest. Program committee was Mrs C. C. Callahan ( Mrs E.G. Weisbrod and Mrs William Weisbrod. The club president, Mrs C. R Ditsworth, welcomed the guests and members. Mrs Callahan, program chairman, presented the following entertainment: Saxophone solo, Janet Behne; violin solo, Mrs Don Shaw; Bel Lyra solo, Janice Stoeber. Mrs Ralph Weisbrod was the accompanist. Mr and Mrs Ryerson of Burt showed colored pictures in a series, entiled Rhapsody. Piano selections were played at the close of the program by Beth Ann Newell and Janet Behne. A delicious one course lunch was served by the hostesses, Mrs Ray Stoeber, Mrs Paul Eigler, Mrs Don Weisbrod and Mrs Florence Beline. Last Rites For Seneca Resident Held Oct. 13th Seneca—Funeral services were held at the St. John's Lutheran church near Ringsted, Thursday afternoon, for Peter H. Petersen, who passed away Monday night, Oct. 10, after a sudden illness. Rev. Carlo Petersen, a nephew of the deceased officiated at the services and interment was made in the St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. Casketbearers included Cecil Baldwin, Richard Panneli, Jack Quinn of Lone Rock, two Everd brothers of Estherville and Peter Hansen of Ringsted. Honorary casket bearers included J. W. Bollig, Bancroft; Ralph Campbell, C. O. Bailey, Hans Nielsen, Tommy Nielsen, and Al Fink of Ringsted. • Peer Hansen, Petersen, son of Jens and Anna Petersen was born in Germany on Dec. 8, 1878. He was confirmed in the Lutheran church of Denmark. He immigrated to the United States in his early twenties and settled in the Cedar Falls area. His marriage to Katherine Sophie Rasmussen took place in June of 1907 and to this union were born three children, all of whom survive. The family moved to the Seneca area from Cedar Falls in 1915 and farmed northeast of Senera for many years, then moved to Seneca where Mr Petersen was janitor of the Seneca school for nine years. He was compelled to give up this work due to ill health. Surviving are his wife, also his three children, Anna, Mrs August Hansen : of Ringsted, Alfred of Seneca and Holgar of Algona; also ten grandchildren, one sister, Mrs John Erbal of Chicago; a nephew, the Rev. Carlo Petersen of Ringsted; and one sister and three brothers in Denmark. arms. BAZAAR - RUMMAGE SALE Saturday, Oct. 22 10 p.m. to 8 p.m. Beef Sandwiches — Veg. Soup -r Pie — Coffee Fenton Community Center Sponsored, fey Fenion W. S. 0, S. Mr and Mrs Frank McFall spent from Friday to Monday in Cedar Rapids visiting with the Herbert Weiskes and other relatives. Mrs Art Zumach was in Fenton Saturday night to claim the money when her name was called for $15 on the Merchants Saturday night drawing at 0:30. Another name will be drawn for $15 again this Saturday evening. The ladies of the Fenton WSCS are sponsoring a bazaar, rummage and food sale Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Fenton Community Center. They will be serving lunch from 10 a.m. to it p.m., the menu includes, hot bout' sandwiches, vegetable soup, assorted pies and coffee. Mr and Mrs Oliver Stoeber, Steven and Susan were Thursday supper guests at the Joe Laffey homu in Armstrong. Mrs Stocbcr's mother, Mrs Minnie Verbrugge, accompanied them home for a two week's visit at Fenton. Mr and Mrs Walter Widdel entertained at dinner Sunday,. Mr and Mrs Merwin Widdel and family of Ringsted and Mr and Mrs Duane Widdel and family The occasion marked the birthday anniversaries of Duane Wid- dei, and Keith and Dick Widdel. The Independence Mixers club will meet this -Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Township Hall. Roll Call will be a Halloween suggestion. Mrs Rueben Berkland is hostess with Mrs William Weiner assisting hostess. Earl Dean entered Lutheran hospital at Ft. Dodge Sunday for several days observation and diagnosis. Mr and Mrs Mark Simmons oi Fairmont and Mr and Mrs Geo. Jentz spent Sunday at Ames; with Marilyn Jentz. Marilyn is attending -her Junior year at Ames, where she is majoring in Home Economics. The group attended church services at Memorial Lutheran church at Ames. The 51akjer WMF will meet this Thursday afternoon, Oct. 20. Lesson No. 10 will be presented by Mrs Lawrence Johannesou, and Mrs Elmer Krausc will present a program on Evangelism. Hostesses are Mrs Kenneth Hal- vcrson a/id Mrs Henry Wilb'crg. 100th At Chariton, the Masonic lodge recently observed its 100th anniversary. Bill Kuecker was chosen leader and Alfred Bierstedt assistant. The meeting was closed with square dancing . 4-H Club Installs The Seneca Progressive Farmers 4-H club held their October meeting and installation of officers at the home of Bob Crouch Thursday evening, Oct. 13. The new officers were installed by the retiring vice president, Lyman Hurlburt and included Ronnie Johannesen, president; Gail Kauffman, vice president; Marcia Hartshorn, secretary and treasurer; Lyman Hurlburt, reporter and Roger Nielson, sergeant-at- Mr and Mrs C. O. Bailey attended the Ice Follies in Des Moines the early part of last week. Mr and Mrs Charles Osborn visited at the Neal Osborn home at Charles City last Sunday. They reported that Neal has not been enjoying the best of health recently and has been bedfast for the past six' weeks. TJhe 'Seneca Township Farm Bureau women held their October rrleeting at the home of Mrs John StrUecker Tuesday afternoon with Mrs Henry Looft • as co-hostess. Mrs Lyle England reported on Farm Bureau Women's Workshop, meeting held recently at Algona. Wednesday evening supper guests at the Everett Witham home included Mr and Mrs Ray Witham of Mason City and Mr anjl Mrs Henry Kephart and two daughters of Davenport, Iowa. Mrs Bertha Pommer of Algona spent Sunday at the home other son and family, the Henry Loofts. Mr and Mrs Wesley Patterson of Des Moines and Mr and Mrs Wm. Gilchrist of St. Joseph, Mo. attended the funeral of their uncle, P. H. Petersen, last Thursday. Coming Events Thursday, Oct. 20 — , 'BlSk'j'e|| WMF; Independence Mixers; Ruth circle, circle. Saturday, Oct. 22—WSCS Bazaar and rummage sale. Wednesday, Oct. 26 — Ellen circle of the WSCS. Thursday, Oct. 27 — Depew WMF; Dorothea circle of the WSCS. Ottosen News Mr and Mrs Glen Hellickson and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Howard Hellickson home. Mr and Mrs Duane Kropf and sori David of Creston spent the weekend at the parental Sam Kropf home. Other Sunday evening supper guests at the Kropi home along with the Duane Kropfs were Mr and Mrs Richard Kropf and daughter, Mr and Mrs Bldon Hundertmark and Mrs W. E. Hundertmark. Shirley Alme, a student at Dana College at Blair, Neb. spent the weekend at the parental Chester Alme home. Mr and Mrs Mike Frohling and family spent Sunday at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs John Tapper at Kamrar. Mr and Mrs Ralph Richards, Mrs Myra McNitt and Clinton McNurlin and Mr and Mrs Geo. Warrior of Iowa Falls attended the Ice Follies in Des Moines Saturday. Byron Ray, infant son of Mr and Mrs Richard Kinseth, was baptized Sunday morning during church services at Trinity Lutheran Church, Rev. Harold Mountain officiating. Sponsors were Mrs Olvin Haug, aunt of the baby and Jerry Kinseth, uncle of the baby. Mr and Mrs Oliver Kinseth attended the October meeting of th& Humboldt County Rural Carriers and Auxiliary held at the Gale Berryhill home at Livermore recently. S/Sgt. Franklin Banwart, son of Mr and Mrs Silas Banwart, who is in the Air Corps stationed near Tucson, Ariz., has written that he is fine and is countfng the days when he will return home about the middle of Dec. September and October birthdays were observed at a dinnei Sunday at the Donald Larson home. Those present were Mr and Mrs John Vinaas and Janice, Ronald Vinaas, Mr and Mrs Ralph Jacobson and family and Mr and Mrs Conrad Johnson and family. Mr and Mrs Chas. Morris returned home this Wednesday af ter visiting for the past ten days in Minn. Mrs Louise Godden visited Friday at the P. M. Christenson, home and returned to Forrest City over the weekend. UDM Classifieds Pay Dividends Quality ... with Economy A COMPLETE FURNITURE STORE WITH QUALITY LINES BUT LOW OVERHEAD . . . New Shipments Daily — Direct From Factories FREE DELIVERY ANYWHERE PETERSEN'S QUALITY PHONE 32 FENTON. IOWA FENTON BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY GENERAL INSURANCE ). WALLACE SMITH Agent WEISBROD Implement Company JOHN DEERE DEALER Phone 3 Rei. Phone 60 HANTEIMAN BUILDING SERVICE For Building » Remodeling PHQNE 125 or 17 Dr. E, W. Rvske DENTIST Office Phon* 79 Residence 25 Fenton, Iowa HANTELMAN'S OARAGE Auto & Tractor Repaln FENTON, IA. PRINTING and OFFICE SUPPMES Upper Des Moines Publishing Co. 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